The Jack Benny Program

Season 2 Episode 2

Helene Francois Show

Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Dec 16, 1951 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (after chatting with 10-year-old Lynette Bryant)
      Jack: I love to have children on my show. They work for practically nothing.

    • (regarding Don's performance as a "continental" gentleman)
      Jack: Thant kind of performance from Don Wilson will get him his own Social Security check!

  • Notes

    • Editor's Note: Most sources list Jack's guest on this episode as Helene Francioise. Newspapers and trade publications of the early 1950s, including Billboard (10/6/1951, 12/6/1952), discuss performances by Helene Francios who does numbers in French. According to the actual script for the episode and Time magazine (12/17/1951), her name is Helene Francois.

  • Allusions