The Jack Benny Program

Season 8 Episode 5

John Forsythe Show

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Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Nov 17, 1957 on CBS
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John Forsythe Show
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Jack's monologue is interrupted by Jon Provost and Lassie wandering onto the stage. Benny introduces John Forsythe in the audience.
The Lucky Strike commercial is conducted by Don as a man-on-the-street interview. Mel Blanc's passerby thinks he's on This Is Your Life.
Mary Costa sings "One Fine Day" from Madame Butterfly. Jack has forgotten he has an important business obligation and can't take Mary out as promised. John Forsythe comes to the rescue and takes to an exotic restaurant where they discover Jack working--as a gypsy violinist. In the epilogue, Benny plugs a new album by his orchestra: Music For Playboys to Play By.moreless

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Mary Costa

Mary Costa

Herself

Guest Star

Jon Provost

Jon Provost

Timmy Martin

Guest Star

Lassie

Lassie

Himself

Guest Star

Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc

Pesky Man on the Street

Recurring Role

Herb Vigran

Herb Vigran

Male Pickpocket

Recurring Role

Benny Rubin

Benny Rubin

Male Gypsy Emcee

Recurring Role

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