The Jack Benny Program

Season 11 Episode 17

Death Row Sketch

Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Feb 12, 1961 on CBS
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Death Row Sketch
Guest Mamie Van Doren charms Jack into letting her sing on the show; she and Dennis do "You Make Me Feel So Young."
Don Wilson and Howard McNear do the State Farm commercial.
Jack starts reading a book titled Life in the Death House, or My Last Meal Had No Appeal, leading to a dream where he's a condemned man telling his story to the warden. It seems he had a gorgeous wife (Mamie) who made him do all the housework and care for their idiot son (Dennis) while she lavished her attention on their boarder.moreless

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