The Life of Riley: “Monahan Spends A Week”

December 31st, 2021

When Sidney Monahan comes to spend a week with the Rileys, Chester A. Riley thinks that Peg has fallen in love with Monahan, her old flame.

 

Originally aired on May 22, 1948. This is episode 202 of The Life of Riley.

 

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The Bob Hope Show with Special Guest, Gracie Allen

December 29th, 2021

Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Gracie Allen.

 

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Kay Bell, Debbie Reynolds, Cynthia Bell, circa 1952

 

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George Burns and Gracie Allen, 1952

 

Episode 527 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on March 25, 1952.

 

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The Aldrich Family - “The Pen Pal”

December 28th, 2021

Henry tries to make a girl jealous by writing fictitious letters to a girl in the next town.

 

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Postum packaging from 1938

 

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An advertisement for Postum.

 

Originally aired on January 23, 1941. This is episode 80 of The Aldrich Family.

 

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The Life of Riley: “Christmas Bonuses From Mr. Stevenson”

December 24th, 2021

Riley's boss decides not to give Christmas bonuses after all.

 

 

This episode is out of order, so we can listen to a Christmas episode at Christmastime. This is Episode 225 of The Life of Riley. The program originally aired on December 24, 1948.

 

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Christmas Special 2021 - BBC 1940

December 23rd, 2021

Special presentation of a BBC Christmas broadcast, featuring King George's Christmas Speech. It originally aired on December 25, 1940.

 

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King George VI delivering his Christmas speech on 12/25/1940.

 

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The Bob Hope Show with Special Guest, Frank Sinatra

December 22nd, 2021

Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Frank Sinatra.

 

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Frank Sinatra and Bob Hope on the set of The Frank Sinatra Show on ABC-TV, October 18, 1957.

 

This episode is out of order, so we can listen to a Christmas episode at Christmastime. This is Episode 578 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on December 11, 1953.

 

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Christmas Special 2021 ”The Happy Prince” with Orson Welles

December 21st, 2021

Lady Esther Presents Orson Welles. This episode is a Christmas special featuring the story of The Happy Prince. It originally aired on December 22, 1941.

 

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The Aldrich Family - ”The Sleigh Ride”

December 20th, 2021

Henry wants to go on a sleigh ride, but things don't work out quite as he had hoped.

 

Originally aired sometime in the 1940's.

 

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The Life of Riley: ”Riley, Man of Distinction”

December 19th, 2021

Simon, Bab's boyfriend, convinces Riley that he could be a model.

 

Originally aired on May 15, 1948. This is episode 201 of The Life of Riley.

 

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The Bob Hope Show with Special Guests, Charles Farrell and Bing Crosby

December 16th, 2021

Bob Hope welcomes special guests, Charles Farrell and Bing Crosby

 

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Charles Farrell, 1952

 

Episode 525 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on March 11, 1952.

 

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