Lum & Abner

November 30, 1932 to May 15, 1953
1459 episodes known to exist
Lum and Abner was an American radio comedy network program created by Chester Lauck and Norris Goff that was aired from 1931 to 1954. Modeled on life in the small town of Waters, Arkansas, near where Lauck and Goff grew up, the showed proved immensely popular. In 1936, Waters changed its name to Pine Ridge after the show's fictional town. More on Wikipedia
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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
November 30, 1932 - November 30, 1932
Lum & Abner's Friday Night Sociable
1
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2
December 17, 1934 - September 26, 1935
Lum & Abner
204
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3
February 28, 1938 - March 29, 1940
Lum & Abner
76
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4
May 26, 1941 - October 2, 1947
Lum & Abner
1126
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5
November 13, 1947 - March 23, 1948
Lum & Abner
11
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6
July 7, 1948 - May 15, 1953
Lum & Abner
41
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Lum & Abner's Friday Night Sociable
November 30, 1932 - November 30, 1932
1 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
November 30, 1932 
Old Time Sociable 
George Harkey, Two Men and a Maid, Frances Langford, Larry Adler (Harmonica), Journet Case Commercial offers a complete rebuilt V-8 Engine replacement for $40.00! 
29:49 
 
Lum & Abner
December 17, 1934 - September 26, 1935
204 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
December 17, 1934 
Gold Analysis Report and Grandpap's Divining Rod 
 
15:00 
December 18, 1934 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
December 19, 1934 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
December 20, 1934 
Lum & Abner Are in the Oil Well Business 
 
15:00 
December 21, 1934 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
December 24, 1934 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
December 25, 1934 
Annual Christmas Show 
Second Annual Christmas Program 
15:00 

 
December 26, 1934 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
December 27, 1934 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
10 
December 28, 1934 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
11 
December 31, 1934 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
12 
January 1, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
13 
January 2, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
14 
January 3, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
15 
January 4, 1935 
Lum & Abner Sell an Oil Well to Mr. Carter 
 
14:36 

 
16 
January 7, 1935 
Squire Skimp Is President of Southwest Oil Co. 
 
14:57 

 
17 
January 8, 1935 
Squire Receives Visit From Southern Pipeline Company 
 
14:58 

 
18 
January 9, 1935 
Pine Ridge Oil Boom Over 
 
14:59 

 
19 
January 10, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
20 
January 11, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
21 
January 14, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
22 
January 15, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
23 
January 16, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
24 
January 17, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
25 
January 18, 1935 
Lum and Abner Operate Pine Ridge Matrimonial Bureau 
 
15:00 

 
26 
January 21, 1935 
Matrimonial Bureau Swamped by Mail From All over Country 
 
15:00 

 
27 
January 22, 1935 
Lum and Abner Read Matrimonial Bureau Mail 
 
15:00 

 
28 
January 23, 1935 
Matrimonial Bureau Will Move 
 
15:00 

 
29 
January 24, 1935 
Telegram From Hortense 
 
15:00 

 
30 
January 25, 1935 
Abner to Railroad Depot 
 
15:00 

 
31 
January 28, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
32 
January 29, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
33 
January 30, 1935 
Lizabeth and Hortense 
 
15:00 

 
34 
January 31, 1935 
Abner - Fake Broken Arms 
 
15:00 

 
35 
February 1, 1935 
Jot 'em down to Reopen 
 
15:00 

 
36 
February 4, 1935 
Business with William Horlick 
 
15:00 

 
37 
February 5, 1935 
Mail For Matrimonial Bureau 
 
15:00 

 
38 
February 6, 1935 
Election For President 
 
15:00 

 
39 
February 7, 1935 
Abner's Phony Broken Arms 
 
15:00 

 
40 
February 8, 1935 
Insurance Company Pays Off 
 
15:00 

 
41 
February 11, 1935 
Lum Is Very Nervous 
 
15:00 

 
42 
February 12, 1935 
Lum Arrested and Jailed 
 
15:00 

 
43 
February 13, 1935 
Lum Out of Jail 
 
15:00 

 
44 
February 14, 1935 
Lum Has Lead in Election 
 
15:00 

 
45 
February 15, 1935 
Abner Hires Cedric 
 
15:00 

 
46 
February 18, 1935 
Restocking of Store 
 
15:00 

 
47 
February 19, 1935 
Squire to Cash Check 
 
15:00 

 
48 
February 20, 1935 
Newspaper Reports On Abner 
 
15:00 

 
49 
February 21, 1935 
Insurance Money Donated 
 
15:00 

 
50 
February 22, 1935 
Listeners to Cast Their Votes 
 
15:00 

 
51 
February 25, 1935 
Lum Wins Election 
 
15:00 

 
52 
February 26, 1935 
Jot 'em down Store Reopens 
 
15:00 

 
53 
February 27, 1935 
Abner For a Boss 
 
15:00 

 
54 
February 28, 1935 
Abner Buys 10 Cases of Soap 
 
15:00 

 
55 
March 1, 1935 
World's Wonder Soap 
 
15:00 

 
56 
March 4, 1935 
Abner Trading Merchandise 
 
15:00 

 
57 
March 5, 1935 
Divide All Merchandise 
 
15:00 

 
58 
March 6, 1935 
Operating Store On Swap 
 
15:00 

 
59 
March 7, 1935 
Abner a Decrepit Horse 
 
15:00 

 
60 
March 8, 1935 
Circus Comes to Pine Ridge 
 
15:00 

 
61 
March 11, 1935 
Most All Merchandise Gone 
 
15:00 

 
62 
March 12, 1935 
Forecloses On Circus 
 
15:00 

 
63 
March 13, 1935 
Lum & Abner in Partnership 
 
15:00 

 
64 
March 14, 1935 
Lum and Abner's Circus 
 
15:00 

 
65 
March 15, 1935 
Lum and Abner Hire Squire 
 
15:00 

 
66 
March 18, 1935 
Squire's Freak Sideshow 
 
15:00 

 
67 
March 19, 1935 
Circus Will Open Saturday 
 
15:00 

 
68 
March 20, 1935 
Lum Gives Up Trapeze Act 
 
15:00 

 
69 
March 21, 1935 
Going Into Cage with Lion 
 
15:00 

 
70 
March 22, 1935 
Grand Opening of Circus 
 
15:00 

 
71 
March 25, 1935 
Lum and Abner Lose Money 
 
15:00 

 
72 
March 26, 1935 
Buying Cheap Pair of Glasses 
 
15:00 

 
73 
March 27, 1935 
Circus to Move to Mena 
 
15:00 

 
74 
March 28, 1935 
Circus, Big Business in Mena 
 
15:00 

 
75 
March 29, 1935 
Storm Blows down Circus Tent 
 
15:00 

 
76 
April 1, 1935 
Circus Moves On to Belleville 
 
15:00 

 
77 
April 2, 1935 
Lum Borrows $200.00 
 
15:00 

 
78 
April 3, 1935 
Lum & Abner's Glasses Broken 
 
15:00 

 
79 
April 4, 1935 
Lum Falls in Love with Zenora 
 
15:00 

 
80 
April 5, 1935 
Lum to Travel with Circus 
 
15:00 

 
81 
April 8, 1935 
Circus Appearing in Mt. Ida 
 
15:00 

 
82 
April 9, 1935 
Squire Is the Main Suspect 
 
15:00 

 
83 
April 10, 1935 
Lum Will Hide Money 
 
15:00 

 
84 
April 11, 1935 
Money Disappears Again 
 
15:00 

 
85 
April 12, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
86 
April 15, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
87 
April 16, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
88 
April 17, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
89 
April 18, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
90 
April 19, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
91 
April 22, 1935 
Lum and Abner Sold Circus 
 
15:00 

 
92 
April 23, 1935 
Lum and Abner Reconcile 
 
15:00 

 
93 
April 24, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
94 
April 25, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
95 
April 26, 1935 
Frank Foster to Be Married 
 
15:00 

 
96 
April 29, 1935 
Lum Needs Engagement Ring 
 
15:00 

 
97 
April 30, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
98 
May 1, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
99 
May 2, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
100 
May 3, 1935 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 
101 
May 6, 1935 
Evalena's Engagement Ring 
 
15:00 

 
102 
May 7, 1935 
Lum Receives a Chain Letter 
 
15:00 

 
103 
May 8, 1935 
Lum Will Start Chain Letter 
 
15:00 

 
104 
May 9, 1935 
Place to Keep Hogs 
 
15:00 

 
105 
May 10, 1935 
Chain Letters Are Illegal 
 
15:00 

 
106 
May 13, 1935 
Starting an "unchain" Letter 
 
15:00 

 
107 
May 14, 1935 
Hog Chain Letter Okay 
 
15:00 

 
108 
May 15, 1935 
Squire Skimp to Chicago 
 
15:00 

 
109 
May 16, 1935 
Statue of Lum and Abner 
 
15:00 

 
110 
May 17, 1935 
What Sort of Statue 
 
15:00 

 
111 
May 20, 1935 
Catalog From Monument Company 
 
15:00 

 
112 
May 21, 1935 
Lum Orders Statue of Himself 
 
15:00 

 
113 
May 22, 1935 
Squire Returns From Chicago 
 
15:00 

 
114 
May 23, 1935 
Story of King Midas 
 
15:00 

 
115 
May 24, 1935 
Disaster Strikes At Unveiling 
 
15:00 

 
116 
May 27, 1935 
Lum Missing All Weekend 
 
15:00 

 
117 
May 28, 1935 
Lum Returns 
 
15:00 

 
118 
May 29, 1935 
How to Operate a Picture Show 
 
15:00 

 
119 
May 30, 1935 
Cotton Warehouse For Theatre 
 
15:00 

 
120 
May 31, 1935 
Lum and Abner Hire Grandpap 
 
15:00 

 
121 
June 3, 1935 
Argue over Name For Theatre 
 
15:00 

 
122 
June 4, 1935 
Picture Show Costs Begin 
 
15:00 

 
123 
June 5, 1935 
Squire Wants to Be Partner 
 
15:00 

 
124 
June 6, 1935 
Squire to Start Rival Theatre 
 
15:00 

 
125 
June 7, 1935 
Squire's Plans Rival Theatre 
 
15:00 

 
126 
June 10, 1935 
Lum and Abner Lose to Squire 
 
15:00 

 
127 
June 11, 1935 
Dick to Help Lum and Abner 
 
15:00 

 
128 
June 12, 1935 
Lum and Abner's Free Matinee 
 
15:00 

 
129 
June 13, 1935 
Squire Spreads Rumors 
 
15:00 

 
130 
June 14, 1935 
Ladies' Uplift League 
 
15:00 

 
131 
June 17, 1935 
Squire Is Breaking the Law 
 
15:00 

 
132 
June 18, 1935 
Lum Won't Arrest Squire 
 
15:00 

 
133 
June 19, 1935 
Squire to Be Arrested 
 
15:00 

 
134 
June 20, 1935 
Squire Mad over Warrant 
 
15:00 

 
135 
June 21, 1935 
Justice of the Peace Court 
 
15:00 

 
136 
June 24, 1935 
Squire Falls Going down Aisle 
 
15:00 

 
137 
June 25, 1935 
Letter of Apology to Squire 
 
15:00 

 
138 
June 26, 1935 
Squire Gets Out of Sick Bed 
 
15:00 

 
139 
June 27, 1935 
Squire Sues 
 
15:00 

 
140 
June 28, 1935 
Letter Becomes Evidence 
 
15:00 

 
141 
July 1, 1935 
Breaking Into Squire's House 
 
15:00 

 
142 
July 2, 1935 
Abner Is Arrested 
 
15:00 

 
143 
July 3, 1935 
Lawyer Visits Lum 
 
15:00 

 
144 
July 4, 1935 
Off to Court 
 
15:00 

 
145 
July 5, 1935 
The Trial 
 
15:00 

 
146 
July 8, 1935 
Lum Wins Case 
 
15:00 

 
147 
July 9, 1935 
Lawyer Lum Resigns 
 
15:00 

 
148 
July 10, 1935 
Lum and Abner Into Argument 
 
15:00 

 
149 
July 11, 1935 
Abner Hires Cedric 
 
15:00 

 
150 
July 12, 1935 
Abner Believes Lum Gypped Him 
 
15:00 

 
151 
July 15, 1935 
Theatre Burns to the Ground 
 
15:00 

 
152 
July 16, 1935 
Lum Forgot Fire Insurance 
 
15:00 

 
153 
July 17, 1935 
Lum's Life Miserable 
 
15:00 

 
154 
July 18, 1935 
Lum Has Had It 
 
15:00 

 
155 
July 19, 1935 
Lum Has Teamed Up with Squire 
 
15:00 

 
156 
July 22, 1935 
Selling Shares in Silver Mine 
 
15:00 

 
157 
July 23, 1935 
Pine Ridge Goes High Society 
 
15:00 

 
158 
July 24, 1935 
Proper Etiquette 
 
15:00 

 
159 
July 25, 1935 
First Families of Pine Ridge 
 
15:00 

 
160 
July 26, 1935 
Song "they Cut down the Old Pine Tree" 
 
15:00 

 
161 
July 29, 1935 
Abner Hates High Society 
 
15:00 

 
162 
July 30, 1935 
Plot For Jot 'em down Store 
 
15:00 

 
163 
July 31, 1935 
Sells Jot 'em down Store 
 
15:00 

 
164 
August 1, 1935 
Abner Has Not Been Seen 
 
15:00 

 
165 
August 2, 1935 
Reason Why Abner Disappeared 
 
15:00 

 
166 
August 5, 1935 
Abner the Biggest Society Man 
 
15:00 

 
167 
August 6, 1935 
Dick Worries About Mine 
 
15:00 

 
168 
August 7, 1935 
Dixie Belle and Mary Jane 
 
15:00 

 
169 
August 8, 1935 
Tired of High Society 
 
15:00 

 
170 
August 9, 1935 
Selling Jot 'em down Store 
 
15:00 

 
171 
August 12, 1935 
The Rolling Grocery Store 
 
15:00 

 
172 
August 13, 1935 
Caleb's Rolling Grocery 
 
15:00 

 
173 
August 14, 1935 
Squire to Trade Mine Stock 
 
15:00 

 
174 
August 15, 1935 
Inspecting the Rolling Store 
 
15:00 

 
175 
August 16, 1935 
Abner Gets Rolling Grocery 
 
15:00 

 
176 
August 19, 1935 
Cedric Loads Merchandise 
 
15:00 

 
177 
August 20, 1935 
Squire Goes to Arizona 
 
15:00 

 
178 
August 21, 1935 
Store's First Day On the Road 
 
15:00 

 
179 
August 22, 1935 
Rolling Store Makes Profit 
 
15:00 

 
180 
August 23, 1935 
Store Travels to Communities 
 
15:00 

 
181 
August 26, 1935 
Stockholders Dissatisfied 
 
15:00 

 
182 
August 27, 1935 
Lum Proud Owner of Mine 
 
15:00 

 
183 
August 28, 1935 
Lum Decides to Buy a Trailer 
 
15:00 

 
184 
August 29, 1935 
Decide to Sell Silver Mine 
 
15:00 

 
185 
August 30, 1935 
Stockholders Meet Again 
 
15:00 

 
186 
September 2, 1935 
Hiding in Abner's Barn Loft 
 
15:00 

 
187 
September 3, 1935 
Stockholders Want Money Back 
 
15:00 

 
188 
September 4, 1935 
Abner's Fake Kidnapping 
 
15:00 

 
189 
September 5, 1935 
Blunder Kidnapping 
 
15:00 

 
190 
September 6, 1935 
Kidnapping Has Town in Uproar 
 
15:00 

 
191 
September 9, 1935 
Townspeople Set Trap 
 
15:00 

 
192 
September 10, 1935 
Lum to Admit Everything 
 
15:00 

 
193 
September 11, 1935 
Lum's Story Gets Bigger 
 
15:00 

 
194 
September 12, 1935 
Newspaper Article On Rescue 
 
15:00 

 
195 
September 13, 1935 
Operate Mine On Royalty 
 
15:00 

 
196 
September 16, 1935 
First Day of School 
 
15:00 

 
197 
September 17, 1935 
Speech On Honesty At School 
 
15:00 

 
198 
September 18, 1935 
Raising $5,000.00 Bail Money 
 
15:00 

 
199 
September 19, 1935 
Lum Sells His Possessions 
 
15:00 

 
200 
September 20, 1935 
Dick Confers with Judge 
 
15:00 

 
201 
September 23, 1935 
Discussing Detective Methods 
 
15:00 

 
202 
September 24, 1935 
Abner Helps Lum Pack For Trip 
 
15:00 

 
203 
September 25, 1935 
Will Lum Skip His Bail 
 
15:00 

 
204 
September 26, 1935 
Tulsa Police Arrest Squire 
 
15:00 

 
Lum & Abner
February 28, 1938 - March 29, 1940
76 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
February 28, 1938 
Pine Ridge Moving Picture Co 
 
15:00 

 
March 2, 1938 
Writing Script For War Movie 
 
15:00 

 
March 4, 1938 
Squire Theatrical Agent 
 
15:00 

 
March 7, 1938 
Lum's Movie to Begin Filming 
 
15:00 

 
March 9, 1938 
Squire's Promotions Oil Well 
 
15:00 

 
March 11, 1938 
Volcanoes-Rotation of Earth 
 
15:00 

 
March 14, 1938 
Moving Picture Co. Disbanded 
 
15:00 

 
March 16, 1938 
Squire Gives Money Back 
 
15:00 

 
March 18, 1938 
Finding "dinosaur" Bones 
 
15:00 

 
10 
March 21, 1938 
Prof. Interested in Bones 
 
15:00 

 
11 
March 23, 1938 
Trying to Assemble Bones 
 
15:00 

 
12 
March 25, 1938 
Professor Exams Bones 
 
15:00 

 
13 
March 28, 1938 
Cedric Sells Chances 
 
15:00 

 
14 
March 30, 1938 
Abner Pretends to Be Sick 
 
15:00 

 
15 
April 1, 1938 
April Fool's Day Jokes 
 
15:00 

 
16 
April 4, 1938 
Matrimonial Bureau Reopens 
 
15:00 

 
17 
April 6, 1938 
Lum Composes Newspaper Ad 
 
15:00 

 
18 
April 8, 1938 
Lum Wants to Get Married 
 
15:00 

 
19 
April 11, 1938 
Benefits of Being Married 
 
15:00 

 
20 
April 13, 1938 
Abner Sends Out Photos 
 
15:00 

 
21 
April 15, 1938 
Lum Doesn't Know of Photos 
 
15:00 

 
22 
April 18, 1938 
Trouble Because of Abner 
 
15:00 

 
23 
April 20, 1938 
Lum Patches Things Up 
 
15:00 

 
24 
April 22, 1938 
Lum in Hiding From Birdie 
 
15:00 

 
43 
June 6, 1938 
Lum English Estate 
 
15:00 

 
44 
June 8, 1938 
Lum's English Frame of Mind 
 
15:00 

 
45 
June 10, 1938 
Raising Money For Trip 
 
15:00 

 
46 
June 13, 1938 
"skimp's Cash Store" 
 
15:00 

 
47 
June 15, 1938 
Lum's Ocean Voyage 
 
15:00 

 
48 
June 17, 1938 
To England Via Siberia 
 
15:00 

 
49 
June 20, 1938 
Lum to Leave For England 
 
15:00 

 
50 
June 22, 1938 
Counting Sheep At Night 
 
15:00 

 
51 
June 24, 1938 
No Groceries On Credit 
 
15:00 

 
52 
June 27, 1938 
Lum Wants Abner to Go 
 
15:00 

 
102 
December 23, 1938 
The 1938 "christmas Story" 
 
15:00 

 
128 
February 22, 1939 
Lum Engaged to Bertha 
 
15:00 

 
135 
March 10, 1939 
Jack Benny, Honorary Degree 
Jack Benny receives honorary degree from Pine Ridge University 
15:00 

 
238 
January 1, 1940 
Lum's New Year Resolution 
 
15:00 

 
239 
January 3, 1940 
Operating a Post Office 
 
15:00 

 
240 
January 5, 1940 
Lum Escapes From Prison 
 
15:00 

 
241 
January 8, 1940 
Lum Hides Out 
 
15:00 

 
242 
January 10, 1940 
Police Are Closing In 
 
15:00 

 
243 
January 12, 1940 
Found in Mexico -- Missouri 
 
15:00 

 
244 
January 15, 1940 
Lum Answers Ad in Newspaper 
 
15:00 

 
245 
January 17, 1940 
Lum Has Second Thoughts 
 
15:00 

 
246 
January 19, 1940 
Widder Beaumont's Telegram 
 
15:00 

 
247 
January 22, 1940 
Lum to Be a Family Man 
 
15:00 

 
248 
January 24, 1940 
Quarantined in Cabins 
 
15:00 

 
249 
January 26, 1940 
Widder and Family Move In 
 
15:00 

 
250 
January 29, 1940 
Lum Likes Widder and Kids 
 
15:00 

 
251 
January 31, 1940 
Widder Leaves Town 
 
15:00 

 
252 
February 2, 1940 
Lum Mourns Loss of Widder 
 
15:00 

 
253 
February 5, 1940 
New Girl in Town 
 
15:00 

 
254 
February 7, 1940 
Standing Up to Lizabeth 
 
15:00 

 
255 
February 9, 1940 
Men's Portective Association 
 
15:00 

 
256 
February 12, 1940 
S.O.S. Men's Association 
 
15:00 

 
257 
February 14, 1940 
Women's Association Formed 
 
15:00 

 
258 
February 16, 1940 
Women Lock Men Out of Homes 
 
15:00 

 
259 
February 19, 1940 
Abner and Grandpap Unhappy 
 
15:00 

 
260 
February 21, 1940 
Women Want to Take Over 
 
15:00 

 
261 
February 23, 1940 
Election Will Be Held 
 
15:00 

 
262 
February 26, 1940 
Stir Up Trouble Among Women 
 
15:00 

 
263 
February 28, 1940 
Women Gang Up On Lum 
 
15:00 

 
264 
March 1, 1940 
Big Election Held 
 
15:00 

 
265 
March 4, 1940 
Bank Robbers in Pine Ridge 
 
15:00 

 
266 
March 6, 1940 
Capture of Bank Robbers 
 
15:00 

 
267 
March 8, 1940 
Lizabeth's Fame Grows 
 
15:00 

 
268 
March 11, 1940 
Movie About Lum and Abner 
 
15:00 

 
269 
March 13, 1940 
Movie to Be Shot On Location 
 
15:00 

 
270 
March 15, 1940 
Squire Skimp Rents Store 
 
15:00