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Old Time Radio Show Comedies

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Hobby Lobby

This radio show allowed listeners everywhere to write in about their unusual hobbies so they could come on the radio and "lobby for their hobby." Many of the hobbies were actually people's professions like a female gorilla trainer, a scientist that makes robots, and a beekeeper (whose bees escaped during the show).
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Scattergood Baines

is the "shrewd and jovial hardware merchant who finds himself draw into just about everything that happens around him.Scattergood Baines is the best loved, most cussed at, and by all odds the fattest man in the modern, bustling town of Coldriver."
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Plantation House Party

With down home "corn pone" humor and Whitey Ford, The Duke of Paducah, hosting, enjoy the music and comedy of the Plantation Party.
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Happy Island (Ed Wynn)

Visit Happy Island and meet King Bubbles starring Ed Wynn.
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Results Inc

A Hard Boiled Detective can't take himself too seriously if he is going to make it on the mean streets, but Johnny Strange of Results Inc goes for the laughs as much as he goes for his gun!
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Stoopnagle and Budd

Likable Funny Comedian in his Early Work!
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Quaker Party

stars Tommy Riggs and "a cute little bundle of mischief" seven-year-old girl Betty Lou, his imaginary friend. Update: additional broadcast
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Ziegfeld Follies of the Air

Experience the music and laughs of the famous Ziegfeld Follies through The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air featuring entertainers like Fanny Brice, Helen Morgan, and Will Rogers.
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Real McCoys

Hear the hilarious hijinks ensue when an Appalachian family moves to California in The Real McCoys.
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Junior Miss

Family situation comedy about a teenage girl and her family growing up in a New York apartment.
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December Bride

An unlikely old time radio sit com about a guy who likes his Mother-in-law!
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Jackie Gleason Les Tremayne Show

Variety show with a little known actor Jackie Gleason who would later star in The Honeymooners.
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America Salutes The Presidents Birthday

in support of the March of Dimes, an all star cast with James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Bing Crosby, and more celebrate Franklin Delano Roosevelt's birthday
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Granbys Green Acres

City Couple leaves the Big City to become Farmers
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Topper

What do you do if you think you’re at the top of your game, but the ghosts who live in your house keep making life “interesting”? Find out in The Adventures of Topper.
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Sad Sack

was originally a comic strip created by Sgt. George Baker during WWII. The comic strip followed Sad Sack troubles and foibles of a misfit in military life. The situation comedy radio show picks up with Sad Sack returning home to make a civilian life.
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Tex and Jinx Show

The Tex and Jinx Show is a husband and wife morning program which includes interviews with famous people. Starring Jinx Falkenburg (raised in Brazil and was a top model in America) and John Reagan "Tex" McCrary. Update: 2 additional rare broadcasts
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Christmas on the Blue Network

This very special Christmas old time radio show includes skits, music, and the voices of real WWII servicemen from the battle front
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Nebbs

situation comedy based off the popular and well-loved comic strip characters of the same name by Sol Hess.
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Meet Corliss Archer

Sometimes a teenage daughter can seem like nature's way of getting revenge on a successful man. Discover how Harry Archer deals with the world when you Meet Corliss Archer.
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Leave It to the Girls

features a roundtable of "glamorous women" from New York City who answer questions from men and women around the country about dating and marriage. The table includes a combination of the following women: actress Paula Stone, Fashion editor of New York Magazine Florence Pritchert, Ellen Chandler, television host Eloise McElhone, actress Madge Evans, Robin Chandler. Update: additional recording
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Cousin Willie

Ever had one of"those" cousins? The type that come for a visit and stay and stay... One of "those" cousins showed up on the door step of the Sample family in this 1953 summer sit-com.
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Elgin Holiday Shows (Christmas and Thanksgiving)

Enjoy the holidays 1940s style with the stars of the period when you listen to the Elgin Watch holiday specials. Update: additional recording
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Bakers Theater of Stars

The Bakers of America produced some quality drama, comedy, and suspense with big stars and original scripts.
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That Brewster Boy

Family old time radio sitcom featuring precocious son and the trouble he and his friends get into.
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Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show

Hear the other dummy on the radio in this terrific Ventriloquist series.
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Father Dear Father

Produced by Springbok Radio of South Africa, Father, Dear Father was an entertaining domestic sitcom featuring a divorced father who was perpetually confused trying to raise two teenage daughters.
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Atlantic Spotlight

Rare chats between American journalists and their British colleagues in London.
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Chico Marx

The oldest of the Marx Brothers, Chico Marx used his con artist gag and his smart hustler skills to bring the brothers to stardom.
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Corns A Poppin with Spike Jones and His City Slickers

Featuring Spike's brand of musical mayhem, he would "tour" the musical history of great American cities
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Fruitcake

The original Christmas old time radio collection that about what nobody wants: fruitcake.
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Its that Man Again

Lampooning Comedy Extravaganza
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Over Here

All Star Show to Support War Bonds!
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Detectives Black and Blue

An early comedy detective show featuring two unlikely heroes, Detectives Black and Blue aren't too clever but they seem to solve crime in spite of themselves.
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Amos and Andy Music Hall

Using the premise that the Kingfish had set up a radio station in the Lodge Hall of the Mystic Knights of the Sea, Amos & Andy playing records between comic sketches and were often joined by a guest celebrity.
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Fun With Revuers

The show is fast moving and highly entertaining, moving from ensemble numbers to monologues to duets to sketches to solos and back to the ensemble.
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Barrel of Fun

This music and comedy show stars Charlie Ruggles, the versatile comedian who quips such smart smacks.
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Bela Lugosi

Performances with the Original Count Dracula!
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Candid Microphone

Who Knows What People Will Say Hilarious Hidden Microphone Show!
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Blue Ribbon Town

Hosted by Groucho Marx and sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon, this old time radio variety show featured big name guests like Jack Benny, Barbara Stanwyck, and Gene Tierney. Update: additional broadcasts
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Young Love

is a situational comedy about two naive lovebirds who get married while in college.The couple, Jimmy aka Einstein and Janet, decide that they don't want to wait to get married and try to find room in the course schedule to elope.Jimmy quips, "If we got married, we wouldn't have anything to fight about."
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Meet Mr McNutley

(update) Get an education in comedy from Ray Milland as he portrays Professor Ray McNutley, head of the English Department at Lynnhaven College for Women
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Request Performance

Enjoy the laughs and gags of the "Civilian Version" of Command Performance.
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Life of Riley Christmas

Blue-collar Riley does the best he can to make a Happy Family Christmas.
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Front And Center

Music and variety program hosted by pin-up Dorothy Lamour accompanied by the male quartet, The Crew Chiefs
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Passport to Romance

Sail on the SS Harmonia with crew members and aspiring singers Nancy Sparks and Chuck Piper as they sing their way over the high seas.
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Southland Echoes

a south based radio a variety program with minstrel group Jam-Up and Honey and musical performers like Homeland Gospel Quartet and the Jones Sisters.
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Henny Youngman

Famous for his violin playing and comedic quips, Henny Youngman broke into the nightclub comedy circuit before making several appearances on old time radio.
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Friday the 13th

Unlucky Friday the 13th is discussed in a wide variety of shows including Origins Of Superstitions, The Witch's Tale, Suspense, Our Miss Brooks, and more...
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PG Wodehouse

Best known to millions as P.G. Wodehouse, Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse is considered one of the all time great English humorists. His body of work spans more than seventy years and includes novels, short stories, plays and radio features.
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Mae West

Enjoy this collection of sultry and witty guest appearances including the controversial skit that banned her from the airwaves.
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My Son Jeep

is the bright and warm hearted comedy of the Allison Family featuring "irrepressible, unpredictable ten year old Jeep".
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Chase and Sanborn Hour 1931-1934

A special brand of comedy to the Chase and Sanborn Hour every Sunday night with funny skits and silly banter.
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Jack Benny Annual 39th Birthday

stuck on the perpetual 39th Birthday, Mary Livingstone's sweetheart Jack Benny was born on Valentine's Day.
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Eddie Albert

After the stock market crash of 1929, Eddie Albert entertainment career took off touring in the circus and he later landed roles in radio, theater, film, and television (and perhaps best known for his role in Green Acres).
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So The Story Goes

A parody show poking fun of “Strange but True Tales” like the popular show "Passing Parade" with host "John Niblick"
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Fabulous Mr Tweedy

Starring Frank Morgan, this show is light heartedly funny and is strikingly similar in tone to the beloved show, Our Miss Brooks.
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Continental Celebrity Club

featuring John Charles Daly, this is a true variety show with drama shorts, orchestra music, celebrity guests, and comedy. Update: additional broadcast
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Wayside Theater

features unique romantic comedy tales which allow you a vacation of the mind in the most unusual of locals like Mexico, a taxi cab, and even night school.
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Wednesdays with You

(update) with additional episodes: Have a laugh, hear a song, and enjoy spending Wednesday With You, this comedy variety show from 1945.
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Joe Besser

You Crazy, Youuuuuu! Joe Besser developed his own comic persona that was as silly as it was loveable. Best known for his two-reel short features and becoming one of the Three Stooges, Joe was also a favorite of Old Time Radio!
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Fun At Breakfast

Sponsored by Mennen toiletries company, duo Tom Howard and George Shelton from It Pays To Be Ignorant host this zany morning program. Update: 2 additional broadcasts
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This is Your Life

This rare and charming show is about real lives.
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Travels of Mary Ward

the human experience behind the Montgomery Ward Catalogue
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Eb and Zeb

"Zeb tall and angular and Eb short and fat" who run a general store in Corn Center. Much of the show's humor is derived from Eb and Zeb's slow minds and silly business ideas.
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Lifebuoy Show (Al Jolson)

Listen along as "The World's Greatest Entertainer" does what he does best in "The Lifebuoy Show," a musical comedy show starring Al Jolson.
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Club Car Special

Club Car Special was presented by the Hearst News Paper Syndicate is a teaser of the upcoming Sunday's Newspaper. The old time radio show opens with a sketch dramatizing a cartoon, then a short review of some of the humorous articles.
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Christmas Seals Recordings

brought in top stars like Fibber McGee and Molly and Frank Sinatra to be sure that every card and package sent during Christmas included a Christmas Seal.
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Gracie Barges In

The best career move George Burns ever made was to marry Gracie Allen. America loved her and all she ever did was be Gracie Allen! They even forgave her when she appeared out of nowhere on other people’s radio shows, which brought loads of listeners back to George and Gracie’s show.
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Uncle Ezra

One of the most popular on-air country-western charters was a philosophical corn-pone named Uncle Ezra created by Patrick Barrett.
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Fountain of Fun

music and variety show for the teenie bopper, set in the location of an old time Soda Parlor at the corner drugstore. Update: additional shows
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Thats Rich

A classic from radio days featuring the sarcastic daydreamer Richard E Wilk as he tries to find jobs and girls.
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Dick York

Best known as Darrin Stephens Bewitched, Dick York began his long career in acting at age 15 with the CBS Radio Program, "That Brewster Boy."
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Al Pearce Show

Al Pearce and his Gang, is a comedy show that changed much through its run due to an unstable relationship with networks and sponsors. Al Pearce got his start in show business when he was working as a real door-to-door salesman.
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Bob Burns Show

This comedy show debuted in September 1941 as The Arkansas Traveler. Featuring the music of Spike Jones, the show featured Bob Burns playing his "Bazooka," a homemade instrument that he made from a whiskey funnel and two gas pipes.
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Grand Marquee

Although Jim Ameche and Beryl Vaughn star each week on Grand Marquee, each episode brings us a new Romantic Comedy with a new situation and characters. It’s like Valentines every week!
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Wonder Show (Jack Haley)

Comedy and Variety Sponsored by Wonder Bread
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Joe Penner

Known for his zany antics and slapstick comedy, Joe Penner kept audiences laughing during the Depression years. He was the "it-man" of radio comedy when the nation needed laugher.
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Tonight at Nine-Thirty (9:30)

This San Francisco-based radio drama includes a variety of entertainment from suspenseful thrillers to lighthearted comedies utilizing the local writing and acting talent from the city by the bay.
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Bill Kemp Show

part of the 'Live and Lively' line-up on ABC radio, 1958.
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Christmas with George Burns and Gracie Allen

Everyone's favorite old time radio comedy duo know how to bring all the laughs for their annual Christmas Special.
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Pick and Pat

A buddy comedy minstrel-type radio program in the vein of Amos n' Andy and Two Black Crows.
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Vic and Sade Christmas

Featuring everyday Christmas stories about "Radio's Home Folks", the family who lives in "the small house halfway up the next block."
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Doctor at Large

Sequel to Doctor in the House--Humorous Doctor Escapade-say AHH!
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Doctor in the House

Uproarious Sit Com Staged in a Teaching Hospital!
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Much Binding in the Marsh

Zany British comedy series in a Royal Air Force station!
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Sam n Henry

Gosden and Correll were Sam and Henry first, but the names belonged to the Chicago Tribune owned the names so they could not be used when they found fame as Amos 'n Andy.
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Its Higgins Sir

This 1951 sit-com, an English butler, Higgins joins an American family, the Robertsons, with chaos and culture clash abound.
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Jane Russell

By popular demand, this compilation contains the guest appearances of the the Beautiful Ms. Jane Russell--one of Hollywood's leading sex-symbols and a favored Pin-up girl.
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Educating Archie

a charming decidedly British ventriloquism old time radio show with Peter Brough, his dummy, Archie Andrews, and a little rising star 14 year old Julie Andrews.
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Personal Album

some of the most popular actors and singers of the era appeared on AFRS free of charge and in some cases the only ones who would get to hear the AFRS shows were the troops because the recordings were not available to the general public.
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Black Crows (Two Black Crows)

Black-face comedy was a standard of vaudeville and early radio. Although their blatant stereotyping would be considered offensive in racially sensitive times, the characters were genuinely funny if taken at face value. The Two Black Crows was one of the better programs from the minstrel tradition, although it never achieved the popularity of Amos 'n' Andy.
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Date with Judy

A Date with Judy evolves around the life of Judy, a teenager who spends her day on the telephone, arranging, discussing, and lamenting the lack of dates. Update: additional recordings
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Gasoline Alley

Skeezix and the whole gang made the move from the comic pages to the radio on Gasoline Alley.
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Hardy Family (Andy Hardy)

(update) with additional episodes: enjoy this chaotic situation comedy starring Mickey Rooney as Andy Hardy who graduates from high school and becomes and business man.
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Gracie for President

laugh along with Gracie Allen as she runs for the 1940 presidency under the "Surprise Party" ticket!
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Mr Ace and Jane

This 1948 remake of Easy Aces features the comedic couple in a new thirty-minute sit-com format.
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Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore (Comedy Caravan)

Enjoy comedy legend, Jimmy Durante, with his straight man, Garry Moore, on the The Camel Comedy Caravan and The Rexall Hour.
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Spot Light Revue

Spikes Jones and his boys crank out satirical tunes sure to get your toes tapping and your belly laughing.
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Aldrich Family Christmas

Yuletide greetings from the home of Henry "Henreeee" Aldrich as his family celebrates Christmas.
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