The Spike Jones Show

January 2, 1949 to June 25, 1949
26 episodes known to exist
The Spike Jones Show was a comedy radio show which ran from January 2, 1949 to June 25, 1949. It starred Spike Jones & "The City Slickers" and Doodles Weaver.
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The Spike Jones Show
January 2, 1949 - June 25, 1949
26 episodes known to exist
Stars: Spike Jones & "The City Slickers", Doodles Weaver
Producer: Joe Bigelow
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January 2, 1949 
Guests: Joan Davis, Buddy Clark 
"Liebestraum" "The Hollywood Story" 
29:50 

 
January 9, 1949 
Guests: Dinah Shore / Fred Astaire 
"The Funnies Aren't Funny Any More" "Dance Contest" 
29:45 

 
January 16, 1949 
Guests: Bob Crosby / Celeste Holme 
"You Can't Be True, Dear" "Inspector Spike Mal de Mer" 
29:50 

 
January 23, 1949 
Guests: Peggy Mann / Alec Templeton 
"In a Persian Market" "1812 Overture" 
29:40 

 
January 30, 1949 
Guests: Basil Rathbone / Linda Romay 
"When a Gypsy Makes His Violin Cry" "Portia and the Hollywood Wolf" 
29:50 

 
February 6, 1949 
Guests: Eddy Arnold / Janice Paige 
"Chloe" "Showboat" 
29:50 

 
February 13, 1949 
Guests: Tony Martin / Cyd Charisse 
"Far Away Places" "Carmen" 
29:50 

 
February 20, 1949 
Guests: Alec Templeton / Monica Lewis 
"The Unoriginal Amateur Hour" 
29:50 

 
February 27, 1949 
Guest: Hildegarde 
"I Dream of Brownie with the Light Blue Jeans" "Inspector Mal de Mer" 
29:50 

 
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March 6, 1949 
Guests: Burgess Meredith / Peggy Mann 
"The Blue Danube" "The Pocahontas Story" 
29:50 

 
11 
March 12, 1949 
Guest: Gene Tierney 
"Minka" "We're Out of Money" ("We're In the Money") "Smellbound" Show moves to Saturdays at this point 
29:50 

 
12 
March 19, 1949 
Guest: Jack Carson 
"Minstrel Show" "Music Easy as A-B-C" 
29:50 

 
13 
March 26, 1949 
Guest: Madeline Carroll 
"Ya Wanna Buy a Bunny?" "The Best Things In Life Are Free" "The Knockworsts" 
29:50 

 
14 
April 2, 1949 
Guests: Charles Boyer / Kitty Kallen 
"Morpheus" "Inspector Spike Mal de Mer" 
29:50 

 
15 
April 9, 1949 
Guest: Boris Karloff 
"All Right Louie, Drop the Gun" ("Wild Bill Hiccup") "Paul Revere's Other Horse" 
29:50 

 
16 
April 16, 1949 
Guests: Basil Rathbone / Fran Warren 
"Ya Wanna Buy a Bunny?" "Barber of Seville" "Television" 
29:50 

 
17 
April 23, 1949 
Guest: Marlene Dietrich 
"Take Me Out To the Ball Game" "Cowbell Lesson" 
29:50 

 
18 
April 30, 1949 
Guests: Don Mcneill / the Denning Sisters 
"There's Nothing Like a Circus" "The Wake Up Club" 
29:50 

 
19 
May 7, 1949 
Guest: Frances Langford 
"California Here I Come" "The Knockworsts" 
29:50 

 
20 
May 7, 1949 
Guests: Richard Widmark / Kay Starr 
"Dance of the Hours" "The Killers" 
29:50 

 
21 
May 21, 1949 
Guest: Dorothy Lamour 
"Ghost Riders In the Sky" "South Pacific" 
29:50 

 
22 
May 28, 1949 
Guest: Lassie 
"When Knighthood Goes To Pot" ("I Dreamed I Dwelt In Marble Halls") "Ill Barkio" 
29:50 

 
23 
June 4, 1949 
Guest: Dan Dailey 
"People Are Funnier Than Anybody" "The Spike Jones Story" 
29:50 

 
24 
June 11, 1949 
Guests: Kay Starr / Kirk Douglas 
"That Old Black Magic" "The Schlemiel" 
29:50 

 
25 
June 18, 1949 
Guest: Diana Lynn 
"Want Ads" 
29:50 

 
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June 25, 1949 
Don Ameche 
"Dance of the Hours" "This Is Your F. B. Aieda" 
30:40 

 
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