The Jack Benny Program

Season 11 Episode 9

Jack Goes Christmas Shopping

Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Dec 18, 1960 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • One of the poems Jack writes on the card for Don's gift:
      Your pear-shaped tone, many announcers ape,
      But no one can ape your pear-shaped shape.

  • Quotes

    • Richard Deacon: (sarcastic clerk to Dennis Day) I wouldn't know. I'm standing behind this counter because, in a moment of wild enthusiasm, I sold my pants.

    • Salesman: Your father was scared of your mother?
      Dennis Day: Everybody's scared of my mother, when I was born the stork dropped me a block away from the house, good thing I knew the address.

    • Salesman: Here's a nice little garments, a genuine silk nightie.
      Jack: Oh it is nice...but what are the loops for?
      Salesman: 'Da loops?
      Jack: Yeah 'da loops, what are 'da loops for?
      Salesman: Oh that's for when you go to bed, you loop them over your toes and that way the nightgown don't creep up on you.

    • Jack: I wonder where the jewelry department is.
      Thief: It's that way.
      Jack: I hope they still have a nice selection.

    • Jack: I want to see a watch.
      Saleswoman: For a man, woman, or dog?
      Jack: Dog?
      Saleswoman: Well this is Beverly Hills.
      Jack: A woman, I don't know any dogs.

    • Jack: I don't want to duplicate anything, what did I give you for Christmas last year?
      Rochester: A brand new dollar bill...and a lecture on the evils of wine, women and song.
      Jack: Oh yeah, well that was a gag, I did that to make you laugh.
      Rochester: I wish you would've told me, I cried all night.

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