The Jack Benny Program

Season 4 Episode 13

Road to Nairobi

Aired Sunday 7:30 PM May 23, 1954 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • In the epilogue, Jack tells the audience they rehearsed that sketch eight times and Bob changed the jokes each time.

  • Quotes

    • (standing in cannibal's cooking pot, native says something as he shoves a cucumber into Jack's mouth)
      Jack: What did he say?
      Bob: It's National Pickle Week.
      Jack: Say Clyde, (looking at Bob) is your nose gherkin or dill?
      Bob: In a minute it's going to be chow-chow. (to audience) That's the line they gave me: chow-chow.
      Jack: Better than what you gave me on your show, brother!

    • Bob: (examining the pants he stole from Jack) Brooks Brothers. Not made by 'em. Worn by 'em.

  • Notes

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