The Alan Young Show

June 28, 1944 to July 5, 1949
167 episodes known to exist
The Alan Young Show was a comedy radio show which ran from June 28, 1944 to July 5, 1949. It starred Alan Young, Jim Backus, Jean Gillespie, Jean Gillespie, Ed Begley, Jim Backus, and Diane Courtney.
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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
June 28, 1944 - September 20, 1944
The Alan Young Show
13
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2
October 3, 1944 - January 29, 1946
The Alan Young Show
70
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3
February 8, 1946 - June 28, 1946
The Alan Young Show
21
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4
September 20, 1946 - May 30, 1947
The Alan Young Show
37
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5
January 11, 1949 - July 5, 1949
The Alan Young Show
26
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The Alan Young Show
June 28, 1944 - September 20, 1944
13 episodes known to exist
With: Ruth Perrott
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
June 28, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
July 5, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
July 12, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
July 19, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
July 26, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
August 2, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
August 9, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
August 16, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
August 23, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
10 
August 30, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
11 
September 6, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
12 
September 13, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
13 
September 20, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
The Alan Young Show
October 3, 1944 - January 29, 1946
70 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 3, 1944 
Gossip Columnist 
 
29:50 

 
October 10, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
October 17, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
October 24, 1944 
The New Water Heater 
 
29:50 

 
October 31, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
November 7, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
November 14, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
November 21, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
November 28, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
10 
December 5, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
11 
December 12, 1944 
Opera 
Lu Lu McConnel 
29:50 

 
12 
December 19, 1944 
Killer Mcgurk-Christmas Bazzar Entertainment 
 
30:00 

 
13 
December 26, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
14 
January 2, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
15 
January 9, 1945 
School Days 
 
29:50 

 
16 
January 16, 1945 
Guest: Fred Waring 
 
29:50 

 
17 
January 23, 1945 
Alan Makes a Record 
 
29:50 

 
18 
January 30, 1945 
Books 
 
29:50 

 
19 
February 6, 1945 
Eloping 
 
29:50 

 
20 
February 13, 1945 
Raising Rabbits 
 
29:50 

 
21 
February 20, 1945 
Alan's Life Story 
 
29:50 

 
22 
February 27, 1945 
Honeymoon Train 
Billboard Magazine & The Radio Editors Of America Presents ALAN with an Award: "OUTSTANDING NEW RADIO STAR OF THE YEAR". 
29:50 

 
23 
March 6, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
24 
March 13, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
25 
March 20, 1945 
Goldfish 
Minerva Pious. 
29:50 

 
26 
March 27, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
27 
April 3, 1945 
10 Year Old Wedding Proposal 
Minerva Pious. 
29:50 

 
28 
April 10, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
29 
April 17, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
30 
April 24, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
31 
May 1, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
32 
May 8, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
33 
May 15, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
34 
May 22, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
35 
May 29, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
36 
June 5, 1945 
Alan's Bloomers 
AFRS #38 
30:00 

 
37 
June 12, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
38 
June 19, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
39 
June 26, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
40 
July 3, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
41 
July 10, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
42 
July 17, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
43 
July 24, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
44 
July 31, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
45 
August 7, 1945 
The Burlesque Dancer 
AFRS #47 
30:00 

 
46 
August 14, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
47 
August 21, 1945 
Jury Duty 
AFRS #49 
30:00 

 
48 
August 28, 1945 
Planning a Trip to Canada 
AFRS #50 
30:00 

 
49 
September 4, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
50 
September 11, 1945 
3rd Try to Get a Trip to Canada 
AFRS #52 
30:00 

 
51 
September 18, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
52 
September 25, 1945 
The Saxaphone 
AFRS #54 
30:00 

 
53 
October 2, 1945 
Alan Hides Baby Sitting 
AFRS #55 
30:00 

 
54 
October 9, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
55 
October 16, 1945 
Honeymoon Train to Niagra Falls 
AFRS #57 
30:00 

 
56 
October 23, 1945 
Job Selling Signs 
AFRS #58 
30:00 

 
57 
October 30, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
58 
November 6, 1945 
Alan Wills $5.00 
AFRS #60 
30:00 

 
59 
November 13, 1945 
Alan the Fullback 
 
29:50 

 
60 
November 20, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
61 
November 27, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
62 
December 4, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
63 
December 11, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
64 
December 18, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
65 
December 25, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
66 
January 1, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
67 
January 8, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
68 
January 15, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
69 
January 22, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
70 
January 29, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
The Alan Young Show
February 8, 1946 - June 28, 1946
21 episodes known to exist
Stars: Alan Young, Jim Backus, Jean Gillespie
Announcer: Michael Roy
Music: Four Chicks and Chuck, George Wyle and His Orchestra
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
February 8, 1946 
Smashed Fender 
Rita Hayworth 
29:50 

 
February 15, 1946 
Alan Visits Rita Hayworth 
AFRS #74 
30:00 

 
February 22, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
March 1, 1946 
Diana Lynn 
Diana Lynn 
29:50 

 
March 8, 1946 
Edward G. Robinson 
Edward G. Robinson 
29:42 

 
March 15, 1946 
Basil Rathbone 
Basil Rathbone 
29:50 

 
March 22, 1946 
Housing Shortage 
AFRS #80 GUEST: Charles Laughton 
30:00 

 
March 26, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
April 5, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
10 
April 12, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
11 
April 19, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
12 
April 26, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
13 
May 3, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
14 
May 10, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
15 
May 17, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
16 
May 24, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
17 
May 31, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
18 
June 7, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
19 
June 14, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
20 
June 21, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
21 
June 28, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
The Alan Young Show
September 20, 1946 - May 30, 1947
37 episodes known to exist
Stars: Jean Gillespie, Ed Begley, Jim Backus, Diane Courtney
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 20, 1946 
Landscaping 
REHERSAL 
35:50 

 
September 27, 1946 
The Letter 
 
29:50 

 
October 4, 1946 
Stolen Pearl Necklace 
Elvia Allman 
29:50 

 
October 11, 1946 
Cucamunga Killer 
Lou Merrill 
29:50 

 
October 18, 1946 
Proposing to Lulubelle 
Veola Vonn. 
29:50 

 
October 25, 1946 
 
AFRS #100 
30:00 

 
October 25, 1946 
Alan's Movie Career 
Hans Conried, Viola Vonn 
29:50 

 
November 1, 1946 
Room For a Veteran 
 
29:50 

 
November 8, 1946 
Alan's Baby 
Sammie Hill. 
29:50 

 
November 15, 1946 
Duffy's Tavern Caters French Dinner 
GUEST: Ed Gardner - "ARCHIE OF DUFFY'S TAVERN" 
29:50 

 
10 
November 22, 1946 
 
GUEST: Ed Gardner - "ARCHIE OF DUFFY'S TAVERN" 
30:00 

 
11 
November 29, 1946 
 
GUEST: Ed Gardner - "ARCHIE OF DUFFY'S TAVERN" 
30:00 

 
12 
December 6, 1946 
 
GUEST: Ed Gardner - "ARCHIE OF DUFFY'S TAVERN" 
30:00 

 
13 
December 13, 1946 
Singing Lessons 
GUEST: Art Linkletter 1 minute Volume Drop at 14:00 
29:50 

 
14 
December 20, 1946 
Stolen Purse 
 
29:50 

 
15 
December 27, 1946 
Rose Bowl Float 
 
29:50 

 
16 
January 3, 1947 
Napoleon's Descendent 
Hans Conried. 
29:50 

 
17 
January 10, 1947 
Alan, the Playwrite 
 
29:50 

 
18 
January 17, 1947 
Clothes Make the Man 
 
29:50 

 
19 
January 24, 1947 
Bear Shot with Bow & Arrow 
 
29:50 

 
20 
January 31, 1947 
New Checking Account 
 
29:50 

 
21 
February 7, 1947 
Photo of a Bank Robbery 
 
29:50 

 
22 
February 14, 1947 
The Dog 
 
29:50 

 
23 
February 21, 1947 
Mcphearson Fortune 
 
29:50 

 
24 
February 28, 1947 
Kiss Maker 
 
29:50 

 
25 
March 7, 1947 
Masquerade Charity Ball 
 
29:50 

 
27 
March 14, 1947 
The Mouse 
Dick Lane 
29:50 

 
28 
March 28, 1947 
Overdue Rent 
 
29:50 

 
29 
April 4, 1947 
Buying Stock 
Easter Program 
29:50 

 
30 
April 11, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
31 
April 18, 1947 
Vaudeville Act 
 
29:50 

 
32 
April 25, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
33 
May 2, 1947 
Birth Certificate Mistake 
 
29:50 

 
34 
May 9, 1947 
Typical American Mother 
Mother's Day Program 
29:50 

 
35 
May 16, 1947 
Big Yacht Race 
 
29:50 

 
36 
May 23, 1947 
Cowboy Blood 
 
29:50 

 
37 
May 30, 1947 
Lifeguard Contest 
 
29:50 

 
The Alan Young Show
January 11, 1949 - July 5, 1949
26 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
January 11, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
January 18, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
January 25, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
February 1, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
February 8, 1949 
 
This is actually the Preview Show of 2-6-49. 
29:50 

 
February 15, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
February 22, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
March 1, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
March 8, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
10 
March 15, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
11 
March 22, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
12 
March 29, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
13 
April 5, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
14 
April 12, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
15 
April 19, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
16 
April 26, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
17 
May 3, 1949 
The Jacket 
Incomplete-Disc 1 of 2 only 
29:50 

 
18 
May 10, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
19 
May 17, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
20 
May 24, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
21 
May 31, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
22 
June 7, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
23 
June 14, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
24 
June 21, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
25 
June 28, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
26 
July 5, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
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