In this premiere episode, Jack drives the audience wild (and into the streets) when he plays his "Love in Bloom" theme song on the violin.
Bandleader Bob Crosby wants a new contract with a substantial raise. Jack is his usual tightwad self about the matter.
Jack imagines himself as a heroic cowboy in a ghost town who's trying to save a damsel from the clutches of an outlaw.
Burglars attempt to rob Jack's house after the show is over but they haven't counted on his numerous booby traps.
Jack and his date run into Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Stewart while dining at a cafe.
Old radio rival, Fred Allen, tries to steal Jack's sponsor for his new television show. If that isn't enough, a third comic (Eddie Cantor) gets into the mix as well.
This episode marks the first of several visits to Jack's tightly secured underground vault where he kept all of his money.
Jack takes a cruise liner to Hawaii and discovers that sexy Marilyn Monroe is also a passenger on the ship.
Humphrey Bogart made a rare television appearance in this episode. In the sketch, Bogie plays a gangster named Baby Face opposite Jack's police detective.
When Jack hears that actress Irene Dunne is making a new picture he tries to wrangle for himself the role of her leading man.
Flamboyant pianist Liberace gives Jack a tour of his house and the whole decor is way over the top even by Jack's standards.
Jack dreams about what would have happened had he gotten married to longtime friend/employee/galpal Mary Livingstone.
Jack recalls his old vaudeville days when he was partners with George Burns and Bing Crosby in an act called "Goldie, Fields, and Glide."
Jack and Bob Hope spoof Hope's road pictures in a sketch entitled "The Road to Nairobi." Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis have cameos.
Several of Jack's Hollywood pals show up at his house one evening for a "jam" session.
Jack relates the story of how he first met long-time female sidekick (and real life wife) Mary Livingstone.
The story of Jack's life is related in a comical fashion.
Jack does his annual Christmas shopping and proceeds to cause chaos in a department store.
Jack's high security underground vault is featured in this episode when a burglar tried to break into it.
Jack tries to keep up with guest Gisele MacKenzie in a violin duet.
It's four o'clock in the morning and Jack wakes up and is unable to get back to sleep.
Jack fantasizes about owning a lunch counter that's invaded by two gangsters.
The Beverly Hills Beavers are back again and this time Jack takes them to the fair with predictable results.
Jack disguises himself in order to become a contestant on the popular quiz program You Bet Your Life.
When Jack and Rochester head out for New York they're plagued by a cab driver who hates to say goodbye.
Jack and Rochester pose as painters in order to stay free in a New York luxury hotel. Guest Jackie Gleason gets roped into the ruse when he drops by for a business meeting with Jack.
Jack pays a visit to Dennis Day's house where he gets an earful from the singer's overbearing mother.
Jack tries to get in some relaxation after completing this week's show but, as usual, things don't go exactly as he had planned.
Jack is down in the dumps about his violin playing so Mary and Rochester get Isaac Stern to pep him up.
Jack tells a young Johnny Carson that he must be versatile if he wants to succeed in show biz.
Thinking he can make a fortune, Jack decides to go hunting for uranium in Death Valley and drags Mary and Rochester along with him.
Coaches from the competing Rose Bowl teams appear in this episode.
Jack and the Gang are invited to dinner at the home of show announcer Don Wilson but Mrs. Wilson is caught totally unprepared.
Jack relates the story of how he came to meet his long-time valet Rochester Van Jones.
William Holden is making a movie with Frances Bergen but Jack schemes to take his place during the big love scene.
Rochester tries to hide the fact that he slept through the show from his boss.
Jack decides to take a weekend vacation in Palm Springs but his impulsive behavior once there lands him in the hospital.
Cellist Alfred Wallenstein is Jack's guest in this seventh season opener.
In the sketch, Jack sells his soul to the devil in exchange for a chance to play his violin at Carnegie Hall.
Jack is invited to the home of neighbor Ronald Colman and proceeds to make a mess of things in his usual way.
Rochester calls Jack in the middle of the show to inform his boss that the Maxwell has been stolen. Jack then heads for the Beverly Hills police station to file a stolen car report but finds that they do things a little differently there.
Mary has a reunion was some of her fellow employees at the May Company, where she worked before going into show business with Jack.
Jack goes into a panic when he gets a notice that the IRS will be paying him a visit.
Ginger Rogers is supposed to re-unite with her old dancing partner, Fred Astaire, but when he's late to the studio she might have to settle for Jack.
20th Century Fox is planning to film the story of Jack's life but they want Van Johnson to play the lead and Jack to play his own father.
In this update of a yearly tradition on his radio program, Jack goes Christmas shopping for his friends and proceeds to drive nearly the whole department store staff crazy.
Jack and the gang head for the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. The usual madness and chaos results.
Jack takes one of the Beverly Hills Beavers to the dentist in order to calm his nerves but panics when he has to have dental work done himself.
A spoof of The Honeymooners with Audrey Meadows reprising her role as Alice Kramden and Jack and Dennis Day playing the Ralph Kramden and Ed Norton roles respectively.
Jack heads for the races at Santa Anita and runs into his usual problems with racetrack touts and ticket takers.
Chaos ensues when Jack decides to attend the Academy Awards ceremonies.
Jack and the Gang head for the train station to catch a train for New York. As usual, pandemonium is the name of the game.
Jack invites himself onto the set of Gary Cooper's latest movie project and, as usual, makes a major league pest of himself.
Former Benny bandleader and radio regular Phil Harris makes a guest appearance on this week's show.
Jack and Company spoof the hit 1950's TV series The Millionaire when Dennis Day receives a check in the mail for a million dollars.
Feeling out of sorts, Jack goes to see a doctor recommended by his guest star, pianist Oscar Levant. Once at the doctor's office, he runs into an old nemesis.
Jack creates his own unique brand of chaos when he heads to a department store to exchange Christmas gifts.
In a remake of an earlier episode, Jack and guest Barbara Stanwyck once again spoof the classic suspense thriller Gaslight.
Guest Ernie Kovacs joins Jack in a sketch about futuristic prison life in 1970.
Afraid of competitors, Jack takes his visiting sponsor to a puppet show but it just so happens that Danny Thomas is filling in for the ailing puppeteer.
Jack once again encounters difficulties at the airport trying to catch a plane.
When Jack pays a visit to the home of Edgar Bergen and his wife Frances, daughter Candice is nowhere in sight.
Jack peers into the future to see what his television program will look like in the year 1989.
Former President Harry S. Truman is Jack's guest on this week's program. The former Chief Executive gives Jack a tour of his Presidential library.
Once again, Jimmy Stewart and wife Gloria find themselves bedeviled by next door neighbor Jack Benny. This time the Stewarts spend their anniversary at a swanky restaurant with Jack and his date.
Jack takes a trip to meet with the members of the Pasadena Chapter of his fan club.
Jack goes to Ben Blue's nightclub and ends up filling in when the magic act fails to show up.
Suffering from insomnia, Jack begins playing his violin at 2 a.m. He soon finds himself arrested for disturbing the peace.
Jack buys a cheap suit made in Hong Kong for $12. It starts to unravel during his violin duet with guest Gisele MacKenzie.
In the sketch, Jack plays a diner owner who is menaced by three hoodlums (Dan Duryea, Dennis Day, Frank Nelson).
Jack tags along when Jimmy and Gloria Stewart decide to attend a symphony concert.
Jack holds casting auditions for a television special about his life.
Jack gives the viewers a tour of his legendary underground vault where he stores his money.
Don Wilson celebrates his 27th anniversary as announcer for Jack on both television and radio.
After losing at cards to Rochester, Jack has to do the grocery shopping with predictable results.
Jack becomes infatuated with a pretty new receptionist so he decides to join a gym when he discovers that she likes the muscular type.
In the sketch, Jack plays a man on Death Row for killing the lover of his wife.
After discovering the Jack once applied to medical school, Rochester daydreams about what his boss would have been like as a surgeon.
Jack and Don Wilson arrive in Las Vegas where they encounter the Mills Brothers.
George Burns crashes Jack's variety show.
Jack heads to a homeless shelter to retrieve a suit of his that Rochester donated by mistake. It seems that this suit had $200 in a pocket.
For his twelfth season opener, Jack has lined up an all-star group of guests.
Jack goes on trial for murder and hires Perry Mason as his defense attorney.
Jimmy Stewart and wife Gloria find themselves roped into attending a play with neighbor Jack.
After doing the show with guest Bobby Rydell, Jack finds himself being stalked on his return home.
Jack inexplicably tries to wow guest songstress Jane Morgan by taking her to a cafeteria. Predictable hilarity results.
Jack writes a song and tries to get composer Dimitri Tiomkin to score an arrangement for it.
Jack decides to throw a surprise birthday party for Dennis Day.
After the Maxwell is stolen, Jack heads to the Beverly Hills police department to file a complaint.
Jack and Gisele MacKenzie stop off in a ghost town on their way back to Los Angeles from an appearance in Phoenix.
Guest Julie London sings two numbers and Jack gets out performed on the violin by a 12 year old girl from the audience.
Jack has a dream that he is Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and that Dennis Day is Aaron Burr, who killed Hamilton in a duel. Will history change course in the dream?
Jack decides to take a cheap flight to New York but soon comes to regret this decision.
Jack decides to go back into the movies much to the chagrin of every motion picture studio in Hollywood but famed director Billy Wilder might just have a part for our hero in his latest film project.
Jack wonders what his life would have been like had he never left Waukegan and imagines that he would have become a violin teacher.
In the sketch, Jack and guest star Mickey Rooney parody how things have changed in prisons since the olden days.
In the sketch, Jack recalls how Phil Silvers was his houseguest when he first arrived in Hollywood.
Raymond Burr has decided that he wants to be a comedian so Jack lets him host the show. The sketch is about Air Force pilots.
Jack asks Lawrence Welk if he can sit in with his band. Will they make champagne music together or will it be Boone's Farm?
Jack and the gang parody the old Our Gang short comedies with guest and former Our Gang member Darla Hood.
Jack recalls his days in vaudeville when Bob Hope was his partner.
Jack heads for the airport to fly to New York but his efforts are frustrated by a cab driver who cannot bear to say goodbye.
Flashbacks tell the story of how Jack met British singer/comedian Max Bygraves.
In this week's sketch, Jack spoofs the classic fantasy anthology series The Twilight Zone.
In the sketch, Jack goes to a doctor's office and soon fears that a fellow patient (Peter Lorre) might be an escaped murderer.
In the sketch, Jack plays a flamenco dancer involved in a romantic triangle with his partner (Rita Moreno) and her boyfriend (Dennis Day).
Guest star Connie Francis joins Jack in a sketch about the life and times of songwriter Stephen Foster.
Jack makes a mortal pest out of himself once again when he attends Frankie Avalon's recording session.
Jack is kidnapped and forced to withdraw $10,000 from his bank.
Jack fires announcer Don Wilson yet again after the two get into an argument on the set. Will Jack relent and rehire his rotound announcer?
In the sketch Jack plays a riverboat gambler going up against a pair of card cheats (Carol Burnett, Don Wilson).
Clint Walker doesn't think Jack is the right actor to portray his brother in his new movie but that doesn't stop Jack from auditioning for the part anyway.
Jack takes over as director of a film starring neighbor Jimmy Stewart and his wife Gloria.
Aftter being unable to secure a date or wrangle an invitation to a party, Jack finds himself facing the prospect of being home alone on New Year's Eve.
Jack relates to the audience how he first met and later teamed up with good friend George Burns.
When folksingers Peter, Paul,and Mary guest on the show, Jack asks them to sing a folk song that he has written.
Jack wants to play himself in a movie about his life but the studio wants Bobby Darin for the role.
Hoping that Jack will give his son Harlow a shot at being the show announcer, Don Wilson fakes a broken leg.
The story of how Jack discovered his dim-witted boy tenor, Dennis Day, is related in this episode.
Jack gets yet another violin lesson from his exasperated instructor, Professor LeBlanc.
Dennis Day's talent for mimicry is showcased in this episode.
Jack runs into all sorts of complications when he goes to the DMV to renew his driver's license.
Dennis Day vows to get even when he's bumped from appearing on the show by the Lettermen.
Jack can't stop scratching himself so he goes to see an allergy doctor.
Jack wants Harlow Wilson to take out the sponsor's daughter but the girl shy son of his announcer has never had a date before.
For his 15th and final television season, Jack Benny is welcomed back to NBC after an absence of 16 years.
Guest star Lucille Ball appears with Jack in a sketch that reveals the "true" story of Paul Revere's famous ride in 1775.
Jack tells guest Andy Williams that he needs to work harder to promote his show biz career.
The IRS interviews Jimmy and Gloria Stewart about some unusual aspects of neighbor Jack's tax return.
Jack convinces Bob Hope that they should team up and record a comedy album together.
Guest Connie Francis helps Jack lampoon The Beverly Hillbillies in this episode.
On a night when he's playing poker with his buddies, Jack becomes convinces that there's a cat burglar sneaking around on the premises.
Jack discovers a waiter who has an outstanding singing voice.
Jack summons a veterinarian when one of the alligators in the underground moat leading to his bank vault takes sick.
In the sketch, Jack plays a high school principal to singer Jack Jones' teacher and Don Wilson's coach.
In the sketch, Jack plays a goodhearted man who adopts a devious orphan (played by guest Milton Berle).
Jack ends up in Mexican jail cell and his cellmates are the Kingston Trio.
Jack goes to visit the home of this week's guests--the Marquis Chimps.
Jack tells the story of how he managed to acquire a rare Stradivarius violin.
Jack decides to head for Palm Springs for some relaxation but inclement weather might spoil his plans.
Jack takes viewers on a tour of his legendary bank vault. This time he decides to let vault guard Ed see the sunlight.
When Dennis Day decides to open up a new bank account Jack decides to lend a helping had with predictable results.
Sketch: During WWII, Jack is trapped in the London rubble with an unexploded bomb. The bomb removal crew--the Smothers Brothers.