Fred Allen's Invitation

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May 19, 1946 - Jack Benny and his cast are in New York, the home of Fred Allen. In a flashback, Fred asks Jack onto his own program for next week. This week Fred's guest will be Phil Harris,

In this episode they reference mayor O'Dwyer, President Truman, the coal and railroad strikes, singer John Charles Thomas, comedian Jerry Colona, and Danny Kaye's running joke "Oh really? No, O'Riley".

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