The Jack Benny Program

Season 6 Episode 4

Isaac Stern Boosts Jack's Morale

Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Nov 06, 1955 on CBS
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Isaac Stern Boosts Jack's Morale
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Jack's latest violin lesson ends badly when Professor LeBlanc attacks him, slits his own wrists and jumps out of the window. Finally realizing he'll never be a good violinist, Jack goes into a funk. To boost his confidence, Rochester pretends to record Benny playing a tune so he can hear how he sounds to listeners. Instead of playback, Isaac Stern, who's hidden in the closet, plays the same song. Delighted with how wonderful he sounds, Jack races to a recording studio to cut a record. The equipment begins smoking and Jack blames the lousy engineer. Benny discovers what Rochester has been doing and thanks him for the effort. For an encore, Stern is joined onstage by pianist Alexander Zakin for Polonaise No. 1 in D Major by Wieniawski.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Isaac Stern

Isaac Stern

Himself

Guest Star

Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson

Engineer

Guest Star

Grandon Rhodes

Grandon Rhodes

Producer

Guest Star

Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc

Professor LeBlanc

Recurring Role

Mary Livingstone

Mary Livingstone

Herself

Recurring Role

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