The Sportsmen Quartet perform a version of "Sentimental Journey" for the Lucky Strike commercial.
Jack claims his middle name is Tecumsah.
Jack wants $20,000 for his movie role; Dore Schary is offer $750.
Jack buys ten gallons of regular gas. The cost: $2.80
Rochester has a vacuum cleaner hooked up to the front of a bicycle that allows him to clean the house in 20 minutes.
Jack is presented with a bust of himself by Dennis. He loves it until he learns the top of the head comes off to make it a cookie jar, the ear removes for a corkscrew, and the nose is a juicer.
The story of this episode is based on Eddie Anderson's first appearance on Jack's radio show in 1937. He played a porter on a train Jack was on. Jack liked his delivery and distinctive voice so much that he added the character of Rochester later in the season.
Jack tells Sarah that Rochester has been with him eighteen years.
This episode contains a video recreation of Jack's most famous radio scene: a robber approaches him with a gun and demands, "Your money or your life!" Benny, of course, responds, "I'm thinking it over!"
The show ran a little long. There was no time for Jack's usual good-bye comments. Following the last commercial break, Don Wilson did a sponsorship announcement over a slide for the American Tobacco Company as Jack's theme began playing. Picture then cut to the CBS eye.
The only part of George Burns' book, ("I Love Her, That's Why") that Jack has read is the prologue. That's because Jack wrote the prologue.
Dennis tells Jack he's been with him for 17 years.