Edgar Bergan and Charlie Mccarthy Show

May 9, 1937 to July 1, 1956
742 episodes known to exist
Edgar Bergan and Charlie Mccarthy Show was a radio show which ran from May 9, 1937 to July 1, 1956. It starred Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, W.C. Fields, Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Donald Dixon, Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Donald, Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Bud Abbott and, Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Edward Arnold, Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Victor Moore, William Gaxton, Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, The King Sisters, Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Anita Gordon, Pat Patrick, Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Anita Gordon, Pat Patrick, Edgar Bergan & Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergan & Charlie McCarthy, Jim Bacus, Edgar Bergan & Charlie McCarthy, Jim Bacus, Edgar Bergan & Charlie McCarthy, Jim Bacus, Edgar Bergan & Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergan & Charlie McCarthy, Gary Crosby, Jack Kirkwood, and Carol Richards.
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# Episodes (Known)
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May 9, 1937 - December 31, 1939
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
138
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2
January 7, 1940 - June 30, 1940
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
26
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3
September 1, 1940 - June 29, 1941
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
44
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4
September 7, 1941 - June 28, 1942
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
43
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5
September 6, 1942 - May 30, 1943
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
39
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6
September 5, 1943 - May 28, 1944
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
39
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7
September 3, 1944 - May 27, 1945
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
38
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8
September 2, 1945 - May 26, 1946
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
39
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9
September 1, 1946 - May 25, 1947
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
39
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10
September 7, 1947 - May 30, 1948
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
39
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11
October 3, 1948 - December 26, 1948
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
13
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12
October 2, 1949 - May 21, 1950
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
34
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13
May 28, 1950 - June 3, 1951
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
32
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14
October 7, 1951 - June 1, 1952
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
35
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15
October 5, 1952 - May 24, 1953
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
34
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16
May 31, 1953 - June 20, 1954
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
37
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17
September 12, 1954 - February 20, 1955
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
24
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18
October 2, 1955 - July 1, 1956
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
40
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19
December 23, 1953 - December 23, 1953
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
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20
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The Charlie Mccarthy Show
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The Charlie Mccarthy Show
Also known as THE CHARLIE MCCARTHY SHOW
May 9, 1937 - December 31, 1939
138 episodes known to exist
Stars: Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, W.C. Fields,
Nelson Eddy 8/8/37-1/29/39 Host: Jim
Ameche Music: Robert Armbruster
Announcer: Wemdell Niles
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May 9, 1937 
Guests: Ann Harding, Richard Rogers and Larry Hart, Ray Middleton 
"Too Marvelous For Words" "Charlie Applies for Work as Bergan's Butler" Ann Harding and Don Ameche in "The Guardsman" W.C. Fields back after a bicycle accident Don Ameche-"Never In A Million Years" Ray Middleton-"All Points West" 
1:00:00 

 
May 16, 1937 
Guests: Carole Lombard, Joseph Bentonelli 
"They Can't Take That Away From Me" "How To Win Friends" Carole Lombard and Don Ameche in "Twentieth Century" W.C. Fields in "Don't Mention Names" Joseph Bentoelli (Tenor)-"Recondita Armonia" The entire crew in "Johnny One-Note" Damaged first disc - very noisy in spots during the first 15 minutes...otherwise good quality 
1:00:00 

 
May 23, 1937 
Guests: Mary Boland, Sonja Henie, Ray Middleton 
Mary Boland, Sonja Henie, Ray Middleton (Baritone) 
1:00:00 

 
May 30, 1937 
Guests: Josephine Hutchinson, Jose Iturbi 
"Carlessly" "Charlie's Tonsils Must Come Out" Jose Iturbi (Pianist) plays "Ritual Fire Dance" Dorothy Lamour-"Beginner's Luck" Josephine Hutchinson in "The Dark Angel" "Berlin Fantasy" W.C. Fields in "Sponsor's Letter" Don Ameche-"Sweet Lalani" Jose Iturbi plays "Chopsticks" 
59:47 

 
June 6, 1937 
Guests: Constance Bennett, Ray Middleton 
Constance Bennett, Ray Middleton (Baritone) 
1:00:00 

 
June 13, 1937 
Guests: Joan Blondell, Richard Rogers & Larry Hart 
"That Foolish Feeling" "Charlie's Education" Dorothy Lamour- "Please Make Me Good" Joan Blondell and Don ameche in "Spring" Dorothy Lamour and Charlie in "Summer" W.C. Fields in "A Better Moustrap" Rogers & Hart-"I'll Take A Little Of You On Toast" 
1:00:00 

 
June 20, 1937 
Guests: May Robson, Grisha Goluboff 
May Robson in "The Old Lady Shows Her Medals"; Grisha Goluboff (14-year-old Violinist) 
1:00:00 

 
June 27, 1937 
Guests: Sonja Henie, Ray Middleton, Norma Drury 
"All God's Children Got Rhythm" Sonja Henie and Don Ameche in Dorothy Lamour-"Moonlight and Shadows" W.C. Fielsd in "Sued for Slander" Ray Middleton-"Largo Al Factotum" Norma Drury (Pianist) "Gay Ninties Medley" Robert Armbruster takes over as Orchestra Leader. 
1:00:00 

 
July 4, 1937 
Guests; Zazu Pitts, Hoagy Carmichael 
"Shall We Dance" "Charlie's Music Lessons" Hoagy Carmichael and Dorothy Lamour-"This Is How a Dream Should End" Zazu Pitts in "Hopel My Thumb" Don Ameche-"I Hum a Waltz" W.C. Fields in "Family Affairs" Hoagy Carmichael & Don Ameche-"Old Stealth Hat" 
59:43 

 
10 
July 11, 1937 
Guest: Gladys George, Ray Middleton 
"Johnny One-Note" "Charlie's Band" Dorothy Lamour-"Used To Be" Gladys George and Don Ameche in "Personal Appearance" "52nd Street" Gladys George and Charlie in "Inventions" Don Ameche-"September In the Rain" W.C. Fields in "Carry Me Back To Old Virginia" Ray Middleton-"Cowboy Medley" "Merry-Go-Round" 
59:46 

 
11 
July 18, 1937 
Guest: Ann Sothern 
Ann Sothern in "Fifty Roads To Town" 
1:00:00 

 
12 
July 25, 1937 
Guests: Mary Pickford, Attilio Baggiore 
Mary Pickford and Don Ameche in "The Magic Cottage"; Attilio Baggiore (Tenor) 
1:00:00 

 
13 
August 1, 1937 
Guest: Bruna Castagna 
"Good Morning" "Sherlock McCarthy" Bruna Castagna (Soprano)-"Do You Know Where To Find My Beautiful Country?" "Cole Porter Medeley" W.C. Fields in "Colorful" Bruna Castagna-"Gypsy Song" from Carmen Don Ameche and Dorothy Lamour in "You Can't Have Everything" 
1:00:00 

 
14 
August 8, 1937 
Guests: Wendy Barrie, Nelson Eddy 
Nelson Eddy-"Great Day" "Charlie Wrecks Bergen's New Car" Dorothy Lamour-"Ebb Tide" Wendy Barrie in "A Wedding" Nelson Eddy becomes a semi-regular after this show. 
1:00:00 

 
15 
August 15, 1937 
Guest: Alice Brady, Allan Jones 
Nelsen Eddy-"Will You Remember" Alice Brady in "Morning Becomes Electra"; Allan Jones (Tenor). Author: Eugene O'Neill. 
59:45 
16 
August 22, 1937 
Guest: Glenda Farrell 
Eddie Arnold-"Bells In My Heart" "Charlie's Lemonade Stand" Dorothy Lamour-"Stop, Your Breaking My Heart" Glenda Farrell and Don Ameche in "Lucky Day" Glenda Farrell and Charlie in "Torchy Blaine Don Ameche-"Language of Love" W.C. Fields in "Brought Up on the River" Nelson Eddy-"Song of the Boat" 
1:00:00 

 
17 
August 29, 1937 
Final Appearance by W.C. Fields As a Regular Cast Member 
Final appearance by W.C. Fields as a regular cast member 
59:29 
18 
September 5, 1937 
Guest: Ida Lupino 
Nelson Eddy-"I'm Falling In Love With Someone" Ida Lupino in "Salute The Baroness" Charlie in "Spies" W.C. Fields in "Boliva" 
1:00:00 

 
19 
September 12, 1937 
Guest: Bette Davis 
Nelson Eddy-"With a Song In My Heart" & "Song of the Flea" "School Days" Dorothy Lamour and Don Ameche-"Please Make Me Be Good" "Irving Berlin Medley" Bette Davis and Don Ameche in "It's a Swell Night" Don Ameche-"That Old Feeling" W.C. Fields in "Shot To Pieces" Nelson Eddy-"Lolita" & "Song of the Mountie" 
1:00:00 

 
20 
September 19, 1937 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Herbert Marshall fills in for Don Ameche as Host for the next two shows. 
1:00:00 
22 
October 3, 1937 
Guest: Sally Eilers 
Rudy Vallee fills in for Don Ameche as Host "Slumber On, My Little Gypsy Sweetheart" Charlie in "The Village Blacksmith" Sally Eilers in "In The Dark" Rudy Vallee-"Harbor Lights" "The Chase and Sanborn Dated Quartet" 
1:00:00 

 
23 
October 10, 1937 
Guest: Miriam Hopkins 
Miriam Hopkins; Don Ameche returns as Host 
1:00:00 

 
24 
October 17, 1937 
Guests: Clark Gable, the Stroud Twins 
Clark Gable; The Stroud Twins (who become regulars cast members after this show) 
1:00:00 

 
25 
October 24, 1937 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
1:00:00 

 
26 
October 31, 1937 
Guest: Barbara Stanwyck 
Barbara Stanwyck 
1:00:00 

 
27 
November 7, 1937 
Guest: Barbara Stanwyck 
Barbara Stanwyck 
1:00:00 

 
28 
November 14, 1937 
Guest: Anna Neagle 
Anna Neagle 
1:00:00 

 
29 
November 21, 1937 
Guest: Billie Burke 
Billie Burke 
1:00:00 

 
30 
November 28, 1937 
Guest: Andrea Leeds 
Andrea Leeds 
1:00:00 

 
31 
December 5, 1937 
Guest: Ginger Rogers 
Ginger Rogers 
1:00:00 

 
32 
December 12, 1937 
Guest: Mae West 
Nelson Eddy-"On The Road To Mandalay" Mae West in "Adam and Eve" This is the show that got Mae West banned from Network Radio. 
1:00:30 

 
33 
December 19, 1937 
Guest: Jack Benny 
Jack Benny Christmas Program *Disc 1 of 3 only* 
20:50 

 
34 
December 26, 1937 
Guest: Mary Pickford 
Mary Pickford in "A Kiss for Cinderella" 
1:00:00 

 
35 
January 2, 1938 
Guest: Margo 
Margo 
1:00:00 

 
36 
January 9, 1938 
The Taming of the Shrew 
Margaret Sullavan 
59:43 

 
37 
January 16, 1938 
Guest: Lupe Velez 
Lupe Velez 
1:00:00 

 
38 
January 23, 1938 
Guest: Alice Brady 
Alice Brady 
1:00:00 

 
39 
January 30, 1938 
The Tell-Tale Heart 
Author: Edgar Allan Poe. Stars: Boris Karloff 
1:00:00 

 
40 
February 6, 1938 
Guest: Marlene Dietrich 
Marlene Dietrich in "I Love an Actress" 
1:00:00 

 
41 
February 13, 1938 
The Straw 
Southern skit with Ameche and Lamour. Author: Eugene O'Neill. Charlie's attorney gets fired when he ask's Bergan for a raise. 
1:00:00 

 
42 
February 20, 1938 
Guest: Gladys Swarthout 
"Charlie's Room Refurnished"; "McCarthy's School of Vocational Instruction" 
1:00:00 

 
43 
February 27, 1938 
Guest: Rosiland Russell 
"Hiring Sectretary"; "Jack Benny Anniversary" 
59:52 

 
44 
March 6, 1938 
Guests: Adolphe Menjou, Vera Teasdale 
Adolphe Menjou, Vera Teasdale 
1:00:00 

 
45 
March 13, 1938 
Guest: Walter Huston 
"Letter To Installment Company"; "Don Ameche as Efficiency Expert"; "Walter Huston as Druggist" 
1:00:00 

 
46 
March 20, 1938 
Guest: Carol Lombard 
"Charlie-Dugan Bike Shop"; "Carol Lombard Carries Torch for Charlie" 
1:00:00 

 
47 
March 27, 1938 
Guest: Madge Adams 
"Floroscope-Swallowed Boy Scout Pin"; Madge Adams-Lepricans" 
1:00:00 

 
48 
April 3, 1938 
Guest: Joan Bennett 
"Flying Lesson"; "Joan Bennett is Charlie's Surgeon" 
1:00:00 

 
49 
April 10, 1938 
Guest: Madeline Carrol 
"Charlie's Hen Business"; "Madeline Carrol's French Lesson" 
1:00:00 

 
50 
April 17, 1938 
Guest: Bette Davis 
Bette Davis 
1:00:00 

 
51 
April 24, 1938 
Tom Sawyer Interview 
"Gentleman Farmer"; "Tom Sawyer Interview-Compare Notes on School" 
1:00:00 

 
52 
May 1, 1938 
Guest: Edward Arnold 
"Charlie's a Reporter in the Printing Business"; "Edward Arnold as Diamond Jim Brady" 
1:00:00 

 
53 
May 8, 1938 
Guest: Gladys George 
First Anniversary Show "Charlie's Diary"; "Gladys George in Whaling Play" 
1:00:00 
54 
May 15, 1938 
Guest: Bob Burns 
"Charlie Runs the Newspaper"; "Bob Burns' Tall Stories" 
1:00:00 

 
55 
May 22, 1938 
Guest: Mary Robson 
"Charlie's Barber Shop and Beauty Parlor"; "Mary Robson Gives Advice to Charlie" 
1:00:00 
56 
May 29, 1938 
Guest: Barbara Stanwyck 
"Life Saving from Octupus"; "Barbara Stanwyck's Swimming Pool" 
1:00:00 

 
57 
June 5, 1938 
Guest: Wc Fields 
"Convert Trailer to Lunchwagon"; "WC Fields-Insults" 
1:00:00 

 
58 
June 12, 1938 
Guest: William Powell 
William Powell 
1:00:00 

 
59 
June 19, 1938 
Guest; Claudette Colbert 
Promo of Burgan and McCarthy's new movie, "Letter of Introduction"; "Charlie Wants to Produce Claudette Colbert's film" 
1:00:00 

 
60 
June 26, 1938 
Guest: Carol Lombard 
"Lunchwagon Menue"; "Carol Lombard in "Edgar's New House" 
1:00:00 

 
61 
July 3, 1938 
Guest: Mariam Hopkins 
"TNT for July Fourth Celebration"; "Mariam Hopkins in Neighbor Trouble" Independence Day Program 
1:00:00 

 
62 
July 10, 1938 
Guest: Basil Rathbone 
"Ten Cents a Lie" (Edward Arnold); "Basil Rathbone in Talking Tough" 
1:00:00 

 
63 
July 17, 1938 
Guest: Ida Lupino 
"Going To Send Charlie to Reform School"; "Ida Lupino-Gypsy" 
1:00:00 

 
64 
July 24, 1938 
Guest: Spencer Tracy 
John Carter-"Cosi, Cosa" Charlie in "Play in a Barn" Spencer Tracy and Edward Arnold in "Five Star Final" 
60:00 

 
65 
July 31, 1938 
Guests: Fay Bainter, Margaret Mccrea 
Charlie in "Tickets to Carmen" Fay Bainter and Edward Arnold in "Doddsworth" Margaret McCrea 
60:00 

 
66 
August 7, 1938 
Ella Logan, Kathleen Lockhart 
 
30:00 

 
67 
August 14, 1938 
Guests: Ella Logan, Nelson Eddy, Kathleen Lockheart 
Nelson Eddy-"The Marriage Of Figaro" Charlie in "Last National Bank" Ella Logan and Charlie in "Dear Old Scotland" Kathleen Lockheart, Edward Arnold and Richard Cromwell in "You and I" 
60:00 

 
68 
August 21, 1938 
Guest: Virginia Bruce 
"Dottie Returns From Hospital"; "Charlie's Name Is On Flowers"; "Virginia Bruce-Fishing" 
1:00:00 

 
69 
August 28, 1938 
Guest: Ralph Bellamy 
Nelson Eddy-"March We Along" Ralph Bellamy and Edward Arnold in "A Well Remembered Voice" Charlie receives honory degree, "Master of Innuendo" Edward Arnold's final appearance as Host. 
59:48 

 
70 
September 4, 1938 
Guest: Olivia Dehavilland 
"Dottie and Don's Operation"; "Olivia deHavilland-shooting Bear"; "Travel and Railroads" 
1:00:00 

 
71 
September 11, 1938 
Guest: Errol Flynn 
"Selling Ticket to Circus"; "Errol Flynn-Boating" 
1:00:00 

 
72 
September 18, 1938 
Guest: Gene Autry 
"Starting School"; "Gene Autry-Cowboys and Horses" 
1:00:00 

 
73 
September 25, 1938 
First Day of School 
 
1:00:00 

 
74 
October 2, 1938 
Guest: Alice Faye 
"Charlie's Balloon"; "Alice Faye-Hiring Musicians" 
1:00:00 

 
75 
October 9, 1938 
Guest: Loretta Young 
"Charlie's Orchestra"; Loretta Young in "The King is in the Doghouse" 
1:00:00 

 
76 
October 16, 1938 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
1:00:00 

 
77 
October 23, 1938 
The Smell of the Yukon 
"Palmistry" 
1:00:00 

 
78 
October 30, 1938 
The Haunted House 
Nelson Eddy-"The Song Of The Vagabonds" Edgar Bergan in "Ghost Story" Madeleine Carroll and Don Ameche in "There's Always Juliet" Halloween Program This is the program that ran opposite the infamous MERCURY THEATER program, "The War Of The Worlds" 
59:52 

 
79 
November 6, 1938 
Guest: Jean Arthur 
"Charlie's Fight with Skinny"; Jean Arthur in a Southern Play "Coquette" 
1:00:00 

 
80 
November 13, 1938 
Guest: Paulette Goddard 
"Working Bergan for Movie Money"; "Paulette Goddard Wants a Job as Charlie's Secretary" 
1:00:00 

 
81 
November 20, 1938 
Guest: Anna May Wong" 
"Grammer Lesson"; " Anna May Wong in Chinese Play "The Winning Wooing of Woo Woo" 
1:00:00 

 
82 
November 27, 1938 
Guest: Henry Fonda 
"Recruting For Fraternity"; Henry Fonda in "Time Goes Backward" 
1:00:00 

 
83 
December 4, 1938 
Guest: Carol Lombard 
"Charlie's Bird Hospital"; "Carol Lombard as Charlie's Manager" 
1:00:00 

 
84 
December 11, 1938 
Guest: William Powell 
"Gazola's Organ Monkey"; William Powell in "Habala" 
1:00:00 

 
85 
December 18, 1938 
Guests: Madeline Carrol, Misha Auer 
"Taxidermy"; Madeline Carrol and Misha Auer in "Sad Russian Play" 
1:00:00 

 
86 
December 25, 1938 
Guest: Porky Pig 
"Charlie Orders a Midget Racer for Christmas" Christmas Program 
1:00:00 

 
87 
January 1, 1939 
Guests: Maxie Rosenbloom, Jackie Cooper 
"Driver's License Qustionaire" 
1:00:00 

 
88 
January 8, 1939 
Guest: Kay Francis 
"Charlie Smashes a Car" Kay Francis in "Detective Play" 
1:00:00 

 
89 
January 15, 1939 
Guest: Ros Russell 
"Trafic School and Quiz" Ros Russell in "The Citadel" 
1:00:00 

 
90 
January 22, 1939 
Guests: Claudette Colbert and Frank Buck 
"Bergan is a Failure as a Father" 
1:00:00 

 
91 
January 29, 1939 
Guests: Maureen O' Sullivan, Sterling Holloway 
Nelson Eddy-"Marching On Parade" "Dr. Pecksniff-Child Psychology" Dorothy Lamour-"Ain't Misbehavin'" Maureen O'Sullivan in "The Other Road" Nelson Eddy-"Don Jaun Serenade" Sterling Holloway in "Galoshes" Don Ameche-"I Have Eyes" Nelson Eddy-"Sweetheart Waltz" Final Nelson Eddy program as a regular. 
59:35 

 
92 
February 5, 1939 
Guests: Barbara Stanwyck and Sterling Holloway 
"Paper Route" Barbara Stanwyck and Sterling Holoway in "Honeymoon around the World" and "Next Time We Meet" Donald Dickson replaces Nelson as regular lead singer 
1:00:00 

 
93 
February 12, 1939 
Guest: Eric Blore 
"In Love With Priscilla" Eric Blore wants to be Charlie's Butler 
1:00:00 

 
94 
February 19, 1939 
Guest: Billy Gilbert 
"Charlie Wonders How Dottie Will React" Billy Gilbert in "A Job as a Cook" Incomplete 
30:00 

 
95 
February 26, 1939 
Guest: Akim Tamiroff 
"Parting With Dottie" Akim Tamiroff in "Inventions" 
1:00:00 

 
96 
March 5, 1939 
Guest: Virginia Bruce 
"Bridge Tea" Virginia Bruce plays a Spy in "The Balcony Scene" 
1:00:00 

 
97 
March 12, 1939 
Guest: Helen Hayes and Beatrice Fairfax 
"Train Experience" Beatrice Fairfax and Helen Hayes in "Advice Columnist" From New York 
1:00:00 

 
98 
March 19, 1939 
Guest: Maurice Evans 
"Bergan's Fat Girl" Maurice Evans in "Shakespeare" From New York 
1:00:00 

 
99 
March 19, 1939 
Guests: Edward Everett Horton, Madeleine Carroll and Jean Travers 
Edward Everett Horton and Madeleine Carroll in "Department Stores" The show returnes to Los Angeles 
1:00:00 

 
100 
April 2, 1939 
Guests: Wallace Ford and Joan Bennett 
"Dugan's Coming Out Party" Wallace Ford in "Dialaects" Joan Bennett learns Ventriloquism 
1:00:00 

 
101 
April 9, 1939 
Guests: Ogdan Nash and Claudette Colbert 
"Priscella in Person" "Skyler Dates Priscella" 
1:00:00 

 
102 
April 16, 1939 
Guest: Ginger Rogers 
"Mental Telepathy" Ginger Rogers in "Dancing" 
1:00:00 

 
103 
April 23, 1939 
Guest: Loretta Young 
"Baseball" Loretta Young in "Alexander Graham Bell" play 
1:00:00 

 
104 
April 30, 1939 
Guests: Humphrey Bogart and Edward Everette Horton 
"Running For School President" Humphrey Bogart and Edward Everett Horton in a Western Plan, "They All Get Shot" 
1:00:00 

 
105 
May 7, 1939 
Guests: Virginia Bruce and Roy Atwell 
Second Annaversary Show. "Friendship" Virginia Bruce in "Diction" 
1:00:00 

 
106 
May 14, 1939 
Guest: Edward Arnold 
"Charlie's School Election" Edward Arnold in "The Jocky" 
1:00:00 

 
107 
May 21, 1939 
Guest: Rosalind Russell 
"Charlie's Bees" Rosalind Russell in a play about a "Husband and Wife Arguing on Their First Anniversary" 
1:00:00 

 
108 
May 28, 1939 
Guest: George Brent 
"Charlie's Camera" George Brent in "Police Squad Car" 
1:00:00 

 
109 
June 4, 1939 
Guest: Annabella 
"Apologizing to Dixon" Annabella in "French Lesson" 
1:00:00 

 
110 
June 11, 1939 
Guest: Loretta Toung 
"Mamie Dugan's Wedding" "Teaching Charlie to Play the Piano" 
1:00:00 

 
111 
June 18, 1939 
Guest: Alec Templeton 
"Pliver Twist" "Charlie Goes to the Ballbame Instead of Piano Lesson" Alec Templeton plays "The Blue Danube" 
1:00:00 

 
112 
June 25, 1939 
Guest: Ginger Rogers 
"No Graduation" "Charlie's Piano Lessons" 
59:37 

 
113 
July 2, 1939 
Guests: Jackie Cooper and Alan Mobray 
"Gazola Naturalization" Jackie Cooper and Alan Mobray in "Tough Guy" 
59:39 

 
114 
July 9, 1939 
Guests: Stuart Irwin and Tony Galento 
"Train Trip to New York" Tony Galento gives Boxing Lessons to Charlie 
55:42 
115 
July 16, 1939 
Guest: Andrea Leeds 
"Aviation" Andrea Leeds in "Broke In-Laws" 
59:41 

 
116 
July 23, 1939 
Guests: Ida Lupino and Barbara Jo Allen 
 
59:55 

 
117 
July 30, 1939 
Guests: Kay Francis and Luis Alberni 
"Dixon's Joke" Kay Francis in "Interior Decorating" 
59:40 
118 
August 6, 1939 
Guests: Mischa Auer and Josephine Hutchinson 
"Astronomy" Mischa Auer in "Two Bumbs Back" Josephine Hutchison in "Home Town" 
1:00:00 

 
119 
August 13, 1939 
Guest: Joan Blondell 
"Scouting" Joan Blondell in "Employment Agency" Nelson Eddy replaces Donald as Lead Singer. 
1:00:00 

 
120 
August 20, 1939 
Guest: Joan Bennett 
"Scouting Trip" Joan Bennett in "Auction" 
1:00:00 

 
121 
August 27, 1939 
Guest: Miriam Hopkins and Alan Mobray 
 
1:00:00 

 
122 
September 3, 1939 
Guests: Wendy Barrie and Vera Vague 
"Traffic Rules" Show moves to Honolulu 
1:00:00 

 
123 
September 10, 1939 
Guests: Mischa Auer and Madeleine Carroll 
 
1:00:00 

 
124 
September 17, 1939 
Guests: Helen Broderick and Fred Macmurray 
"Bergan's Honolulu Girl" Helen Broaderick and Fred MacMurray in "Insults" 
1:00:00 

 
125 
September 24, 1939 
Guests: Anita Louise and David Niven 
"Boat Math Problem" Anita Louise and Fred MacMurray in "Art" 
1:00:00 

 
126 
October 1, 1939 
Guest: Constance Bennett 
"The Magic Flute" Contstance Bennett in "Bridge Party" 
1:00:00 

 
127 
October 8, 1939 
Guest: Charles Laughton 
"Charlie, the Fire Chief" Charles Laughton in "Mutiny on the Bounty" 
1:00:00 

 
128 
October 15, 1939 
Guest: Merle Oberon 
"Checking Bergan's Account" Merle Oberom in "Flood In the Tropics" 
1:00:00 

 
129 
October 22, 1939 
Guest: Olivia De Havilland 
"Telling Bergan About the Great Frederic" Olivia de Havilland in "The Headless Horseman" Halloween Program 
1:00:00 

 
130 
October 29, 1939 
Guest: Clark Gable 
"The Great Frederic" Clark Gable talks about Carol Lombard and Farming 
1:00:00 

 
131 
November 5, 1939 
Guests: Cliff Nazarro and Jackie Cooper 
"Mortimer Subs for Charlier" "Charlie Gets Back From the Pawn Shop" 
1:00:00 

 
132 
November 12, 1939 
Guest: Jean Arthur 
"Charlie Begs to be Taken Back" Mortimer meets Jean Arthur Rudy Vallee subs for Don Ameche as Host for the next four shows. 
1:00:00 

 
133 
November 19, 1939 
Guest: John Garfield 
"Dixon Meets Mortimer" "John Garfield in "In Jail" 
1:00:00 

 
134 
November 26, 1939 
Guest: Loretta Young 
"Charlie Sends Mortimer Home" "Loretta Young in "Magic" 
1:00:00 

 
135 
December 3, 1939 
Guests: Maureen O'hara and Arthur Treacher 
"Shopping Service" Maureen O'Hara in "Jamaica Inn" 
1:00:00 

 
136 
December 10, 1939 
Guest: Lansing Hatfield 
"Christmas Shopping Service" Lansing Hatfield is guest Baratone. Broadcast from Hospital Christmas Program 
1:00:00 

 
137 
December 17, 1939 
Guests: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Billy Gilbert 
"Mules for Dottie" "Mortimer's Scooter" Geraldine Fitzgerald in "Charlie McCarthy, Detective" Don Ameche returns as Host 
1:00:00 

 
138 
December 24, 1939 
Guest: Gloria Jean 
"Tobogganing" Gloria Jean in "Love Talk" 
1:00:00 

 
139 
December 31, 1939 
Guests: Madeline Carroll and Mischa Auer 
"Charlie Wrecks Toy Trains" Madeline Carroll and Mischa Auer in "Balli-Balli" play. 
1:00:00 

 
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
Also known as THE CHARLIE MCCARTHY SHOW
January 7, 1940 - June 30, 1940
26 episodes known to exist
Stars: Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Donald Dixon
Music: Robert Armbruster and His Orchestra
Announcer: Ben Alexander
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
140 
January 7, 1940 
Guests: Wallace Beery, Vera Vague 
Wallace Beery and Vera Vague. Programs goes to 30 minutes at this point and the name changed from "Chase and Sanborn Hour" to Chase and Sanborn Program." 
29:51 

 
141 
January 14, 1940 
Guests: Charles Laughton, Rudy Vallee 
Charles Laughton, Rudy Vallee 
29:32 

 
142 
January 21, 1940 
Guests: Vera Vague and Priscilla Lane 
 
30:00 

 
143 
January 28, 1940 
Guests: Lansing Hatfield and Una Merkle 
Una Merkle jokes with Charlie. Lansing Hatfield is guest Baritone 
30:00 

 
144 
February 4, 1940 
Guests: Judge Leroy Lansing and Barbara Jo Allen 
"Razzing Dickson" Leroy Lansing is Los Angeles Trafic Court Judge 
30:00 

 
145 
February 11, 1940 
Guests: Walter Catlett and Gloria Jean 
"Doodlebugs" "A Valentine for Gloria Jean" "Katzenjammer" Valentine's Day Program 
30:00 

 
146 
February 18, 1940 
Guest: Clark Gable, Vera Vague 
"Charlie Finds a Purse" Clark Gable in "Hunting Stories" Vera Vague 
29:30 

 
147 
February 25, 1940 
Guest: Walter Catlett 
"Old Lady" Walter Catlett in "Census" 
30:00 

 
148 
March 3, 1940 
Guest: Arthur Treacher 
"Charlie Loses $100" Arthur Treacher in "Waiting Tables" 
30:00 

 
149 
March 10, 1940 
Guest: Carol Lombard 
Carol Lombard in "Mortimer the Farmer" Leaves for New York 
29:37 

 
150 
March 17, 1940 
Guests: Lou Gerig and Doc Rockwell 
Lou Gerig in "Baseball" Broadcast from New York 
30:00 

 
151 
March 24, 1940 
Guests: Vera Vague and Emily Post 
"Bell Hop" Emily Post in "Mind Your Manners" Broadcast from New York 
30:00 

 
152 
March 31, 1940 
Guests: Dr. Allen Roy Dafoe and Vera Vague 
"Dickson's Car" 
30:00 

 
153 
April 7, 1940 
Guest: Deanna Durbin 
"A Deal With Dickson" Deanna Durbin in "Love Is All" 
29:37 

 
154 
April 14, 1940 
Guests: Willie Fung and Vera Vague 
"Work For Dickson" 
30:00 

 
155 
April 21, 1940 
Guests: Charles Laughton and Donald Dixon 
"Grandpa Snerds" Charles Laughton in "Aesop Fables" 
30:00 

 
156 
April 28, 1940 
Guests: Man Mountain Dean 
"Snerds Herbs" Man Mountain Dean in "Wrestling" Vera Vague in "Hobbies" 
30:00 
157 
May 5, 1940 
Guests: Robert Benchley and June Duprez 
3rd Annaversary Show. "Snerd's Testimonials" Robert Benchley and June Duprez in "The Pillow Case" 
30:00 

 
158 
May 12, 1940 
Guests: Frank Gumpert and Vera Vague 
"Metabolism" Frank Gumfort, Criminalogist Vera Vague in "Geology" 
30:00 

 
159 
May 19, 1940 
Guest: Janette Macdonald 
"Charlie's Smoking" 
28:02 

 
160 
May 26, 1940 
Guest: Ted Rankin and Vera Vague 
"Charlie and the School Principal" Vera Vague in "Decorator" Ted Rankin, Stunt Pilot 
30:00 

 
161 
June 2, 1940 
Guests: Josephine Sitjar and Vera Vague 
"Rip Van Winkle" Vera Vague in "Women Farmers" Josephine Sitzar, Child Singer 
30:00 

 
162 
June 9, 1940 
Guest: James Cagney 
"Mortimer's Crop" James Cagney in "Torrid Zone" 
29:55 

 
163 
June 16, 1940 
Guest: Anna Neagle 
"Dugan Twins" Anna Neagle in "Fashion" 
30:00 
164 
June 23, 1940 
Guest: Robert Benchley and Dr. Krick 
"Baby Watchers" Robert Benchley in "Going On Vacation" Dr. Krick, Weather Expert with the California Institute of Technology. 
30:00 

 
165 
June 30, 1940 
Guest: Vera Vague and Charles Laughton 
"No Graduation" Vera Vague in "Insects" Charles Laughton in "Coffee" Final Show of the Season 
30:00 

 
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
Also known as THE CHARLIE MCCARTHY SHOW
September 1, 1940 - June 29, 1941
44 episodes known to exist
Stars: Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Donald
Host: Jim Ameche
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
166 
September 1, 1940 
Guest: Deanna Durbin 
"Dickson's Nose" Deanna Durbin in "La Boheme" First Show of the Season 
30:00 

 
167 
September 8, 1940 
Guests: Irvin S. Cobb and Vera Vague 
"Yellowstone" Vera Vague in "Vacation Trip" Irvin S. Cobb, actor, interview 
30:00 

 
168 
September 15, 1940 
Guest: Jose Iturbi 
"Tropical Fish" Jose Iturbi, Concert Pianist 
30:00 

 
169 
September 22, 1940 
Guests: John Barrymore and Vera Vague 
John Barrymore in "Neighbor" Vera Vague in "Aviation" 
30:00 

 
170 
September 29, 1940 
Guests: Vera Vague and Virginia Bruce 
"Military Academy" Vera Vague in "Lovebug" Virginia Bruce interview 
30:00 

 
171 
October 6, 1940 
Guest: Charles Laughton 
"Eddie Bracken and Military School" Charles Laughton in "Flag Day" and "Works of Art" 
30:00 

 
172 
October 13, 1940 
Guest: Billie Burke 
Billie Burke in "Decorating" 
30:00 

 
173 
October 20, 1940 
Guests: Reginald Gardner and Errol Flynn 
"Dog Catcher" Reginald Gardner in "Anesthetic" Errol Flynn in "Pirates" 
30:00 

 
174 
October 27, 1940 
Guest: Frank Morgan 
"Snerd's Election" Frank Morgan in "Hot Tattooing" 
30:00 

 
175 
November 3, 1940 
Guest: Laurence Olivier 
Laurence Olivier in "Shakespeare" 
30:00 

 
176 
November 10, 1940 
Guests: Arleen Harris and June Preisser 
Arlene Harris in "Newspaper" and June Preisser in "Child Actor" 
30:00 

 
177 
November 17, 1940 
Guest: Mickey Rooney 
Mickey Rooney in "Bad Grammer" 
30:00 

 
178 
November 24, 1940 
Guest: Toscha Seidel 
"Petition for Charlie" Toscha Seidel, Concert Violinist 
30:00 

 
179 
December 1, 1940 
Guest: Claudette Colbert 
"Mortimer's Dogs" Claudette Colbert in "Boom Town" 
30:00 

 
180 
December 8, 1940 
Guests: Edgar Kennedy, Charles Judells, Andrews Sisters 
"Charlie Insults Edgar Kennedy" 
29:20 

 
181 
December 15, 1940 
Guest: Madeleine Carroll 
"Mrs. Van Snort" Madeleine Carroll in "North West Mounties" 
30:00 

 
182 
December 22, 1940 
Guest: Olivia De Havilland 
"Van Snort's Party" 
30:00 

 
183 
December 29, 1940 
Guest: Marlene Dietrich 
"Gifts are a Disappointment" Vera Vague in "All About Christmas" Marlene Dietrich in "Seven Sinners" Christmas Program 
29:42 

 
184 
January 5, 1941 
Guests: the Andrews Sisters 
"Mechanical Horse" "Charlie Chan" 
29:33 

 
185 
January 12, 1941 
Guest: Judy Garland 
"Chemistry Set" Judy Garland in "Laziness" 
29:59 

 
186 
January 19, 1941 
Guest: Ann Sothern 
"Mrs. Van Snort" "Professor Carp - Hitchhiking" "Ann Sothern Aency" 
30:00 

 
187 
January 26, 1941 
Guest: Jimmie Stewart 
"Mortimer and Winter Sports" "Carp's Gold Fish" Jimmy Stewart in "The Philadelphia Story" 
30:00 

 
188 
February 2, 1941 
Guests: William Boyd and Andy Clyde 
"Mushroom" Carp-Grammer" William Boyd and Andy Clyde in "Hopalong Cassidy" 
30:00 

 
189 
February 9, 1941 
Guest: Mickey Rooney 
"Boy Scout Week" "Carp-Grammer" Mickey Rooney in "Office Boy" Richard Hadyn takes over from Donald Dickson as singer. 
30:00 

 
190 
February 16, 1941 
Guest: Katherine Grayson 
"Boy Scout Life-Saving" Katherine Grason and Richard Hadyn duet 
30:00 

 
191 
February 23, 1941 
Guest: Robert Taylor 
Mortimer in "Freak" "Carp-Bugs" Robert Taylor in "Aviation" 
30:00 

 
192 
March 2, 1941 
Guest: Lucille Ball 
"Calcium" "Carp talking Gold Fish" Lucille Ball in "Dancing" 
30:00 

 
193 
March 9, 1941 
Guest: Charles Boyer 
"Circulating Library" "Carp-Garden" Charles Boyer in "Menu" 
30:00 

 
194 
March 16, 1941 
Guest: Carmen Miranda 
"Ventriloquism Exposed" Carmen Maranda in "Portugese" "Carp-Halibut" 
29:54 

 
195 
March 23, 1941 
Guest: Myrna Loy 
"La Brea Tar Pits" "Carp-Jail" Myrna Loy in "Adopted Mother" 
30:00 

 
196 
March 30, 1941 
Guest: Jack Oakie 
"Explaining Funicula" "Carp-Pedaling" Jack Oakie in "Health" 
30:00 

 
197 
April 6, 1941 
Guest: Rita Hayworth 
Rita Hayworth sings Bud Abbott and Lou Costello become regulars on the show, their first skit; "Golf" 
30:00 

 
198 
April 13, 1941 
Guest: Carmen Miranda 
Abbott and Costello in "Telegram to the Wife" Carmen Miranda in "Coffee" 
30:00 

 
199 
April 20, 1941 
Guest: Cecil B. Demille 
"Brewer Kids" Abbott and Costello in "Race Horse" Cecil B. DeMille in "Diving" 
30:00 

 
200 
April 27, 1941 
Guests: Susanna Foster and Chester Morris 
Susanna Foster has a date with Charlie Abbott and Costello in "Races" Chester Morris in "Magic" 
30:00 

 
201 
May 4, 1941 
Guest: Shirley Temple 
"Barber Shop" Abbott and Costello in "Life Saving" Shirley Temple in "Jack and the Beanstock" 
30:00 

 
202 
May 11, 1941 
Guest: Martha Raye 
From the San Diego Navel Base. 5th Anniversary program. Abbott and Costello in "Crops" Martha Raye in "Recruting" 
30:00 

 
203 
May 18, 1941 
Guest: Charles Laughton 
"Lawn Mower" Abbott and Costello in "The New House" Charles Laughton in "Hobos" 
30:00 

 
204 
May 25, 1941 
Guest: Edna May Oliver 
"Lawn Mower #2" Abbott and Costello in "The Policeman" Edna May Oliver in "School Superintendant" 
30:00 

 
205 
June 1, 1941 
Guest: Walt Disney 
"Vegtable Juces" Abbott and Costello in "Bull Fights" Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck 
30:00 

 
206 
June 8, 1941 
Guests: Mickey Rooney and Donna Drake 
"Dugan's Wedding" Abbott and Costello in "Dogs" Mickey Rooney in "Casting" Donna Drake sings 
30:00 

 
207 
June 15, 1941 
Guest: Carmen Miranda 
From March Field "Bergan's Degree" Abbott and Costello in "Flying" Carmen Miranda in "Movie Rehearsal" "Mortimer's Eggs" 
30:00 

 
208 
June 22, 1941 
Guests: Lucille Ball and Allan Dwan 
"Eye Doctor" Abbott and Costello in "Matrimonial Bureau" Lucile Ball and Allan Dwan (Director) in "Look Who's Laughing" 
30:00 

 
209 
June 29, 1941 
Guest: Jack Oakie 
"Job Application" Abbott and Costello in "Wages" Jack Oakie with Abbott and Costello in "Air Conditioning" 
30:00 

 
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
Also known as THE CHARLIE MCCARTHY SHOW
September 7, 1941 - June 28, 1942
43 episodes known to exist
Stars: Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Bud Abbott and
Host: Jim Ameche MUSIC
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
210 
September 7, 1941 
Guest: Judy Garland 
"High Sierra" Abbott and Costello in "Football" Judy Garland and Mortimer in "Mink Coat" 
30:00 

 
211 
September 14, 1941 
Guest: Rita Hayworth 
From Camp Roberts "Wrecked Jeep" Abbott and Costello in "Love" Rita Hayworth in Dancing" 
30:00 

 
212 
September 21, 1941 
Guest: W.C. Fields 
"A Letter from W.C. Fields" Abbott and Costello in "Vintage Picture" W.C. Fields in "Caught in a Skunk Trap" 
30:00 

 
213 
September 28, 1941 
Guest: Virginia Weidler 
"Sleepwalking" Abbott and Costello in "Rumage Sale" Virginia Wiedler in a Southern play "The Haunted House" 
30:00 

 
214 
October 5, 1941 
Guest: Dale Carnegie 
"Pawning Braces" Abbott and Costello in "The Sheriff" Dale Carnegie - "How To Win Friends and Influence People" 
30:00 

 
215 
October 12, 1941 
Guest: Chester Morris 
Chester Morris in "Magic" "Columbus" Abbott and Costello in "The Sheriff of Deadman's Gulch" 
30:00 

 
216 
October 19, 1941 
Guest: Marlene Dietrich 
"Bergen's Matrimonial Advice" Abbott and Costello in "Excerise" Marlene Dietrich's Broken Leg 
30:00 

 
217 
October 26, 1941 
Guest: Hedda Hopper 
 
30:00 

 
218 
November 2, 1941 
Guests: Jim Jordan and Marian Jordan 
"Woman Wrestler" Abbott and Costello write a Play Fibber McGee and Molly plug their new picture "Look Who's Talking 
30:00 

 
219 
November 9, 1941 
Guest: Veronica Lake 
"New Dog" Abbott and Costello in "Exibition Dancer" Veronica Lake in "Pet Shop" 
30:00 

 
220 
November 16, 1941 
Guests: Gene Tierney and Maxine Gray 
"New Cook" Abbott and Costello in "Washington Sights" Gene Tierney in "Trading Caravan" Maxine Gray sings 
30:00 

 
221 
November 23, 1941 
Guest: Dr. Albert Edward Wiggam 
"Blue Ribbon Dog" Costello in "Turkey" Dr. Albert Edward Wiggam, Psycologist, examines Charlie and Mortimer Thanksgiving Program 
30:00 

 
222 
November 30, 1941 
Guest: Hedy Lamarr 
"Charlie's Orchestra" Abbott and Costello in "Department Store" Hedy Lemarr leads Charlie on to teaching lesson 
29:52 

 
223 
December 7, 1941 
Guest: Judy Garland 
From Fort Ord, California "Target Practice" Abbott and Costello in "Army Exam" Judy Garland in "Christmas Shopping Service" Includes War bulletin Christmas Program 
29:51 

 
224 
December 14, 1941 
Guests: Lana Turner and Mickey Rooney 
Lana Turner in "Honkey Tonk" Bud Abbott and Mickey Rooney (subbing for ill Lou Costello) in "House Renting" Business "Charlie Breaks a Vase" 
29:33 

 
225 
December 21, 1941 
Guest: Charles Laughton 
"Waiting for Santa Claus" Abbott and Costello in "Red Riding Hood" Charles Laughton plays Santa Clause Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
226 
December 28, 1941 
Guest: James Hilton 
"New Years Resolutions and Christmas Disappointments" Abbott and Costello in Escort Bureau Date, Prunella" James Hilton, Author New Year's Program 
30:00 

 
227 
January 4, 1942 
Guest: Rosalind Russell 
"Dugan is in Jail" Abbott and Costello Escapes Jail Rosalind Russell in "New Husband" 
30:00 

 
228 
January 11, 1942 
Guests: Betty Grable and George Raft 
Abbott and Costello in "New Flower Shop" "Court Martial Notice" George Raft and Betty Grable in "Puncture Junction" 
30:00 

 
229 
January 18, 1942 
Guest: James Stewart 
"Guard House" "Mortimer as Witness for Charlie" Abbott and Costello in "Flying-Aviation" Jimmy Stewart in "Court Martial" 
30:00 

 
230 
January 25, 1942 
Guest: Nelson Eddy 
"Bergan's Black Eye" No Abbott and Costello skit Nelson Eddy in "The Chocolet Soldier" 
30:00 

 
231 
February 1, 1942 
Guest: Donald Crisp 
"Exam Answers" Abbott and Costello and Mortimer in "Change" Donald Crisp in "How Green Was My Valley" 
30:00 

 
232 
February 8, 1942 
Guest: Ida Lupino 
Abbott and Costello in "Abbott's Ranch" Ida Lupino in "Killer" No Bergan or Charlie 
30:00 

 
233 
February 15, 1942 
Guest: Chester Morris 
Chester Morris in "Patent Medicine" Abbott and Costello in "Hotel Skit" "Bike Deal" 
30:00 

 
234 
February 22, 1942 
Guest: Hedy Lamarr 
"Bundles for Bergen" Abbott and Costello in "The Life of George Washington" Hedy Lamarr, Charlie and Mortimer in "Red Cross" 
30:00 

 
235 
March 1, 1942 
Guest: Louella Parsons 
"Income Tax" Abbott and Costello in "Cards" Louella Parsons in "Bundles for Blue Jackets" 
30:00 

 
236 
March 8, 1942 
Guest: Ann Sothern 
"Glass Blowing" Abbott and Costello in "Police Reporter" Ann Sothern and Mortimer in "Winter Sport" 
30:00 

 
237 
March 15, 1942 
Guest: Cecil B. Demille 
"Picklepuss Gone" Abbott and Costello in "Sarong, Inc." Cecil B. DeMille's Farm 
30:00 

 
238 
March 22, 1942 
Guest: Gary Cooper 
"Miss Valentine in Person" Abbott and Costello in "Firehouse" Gary Cooper in "Public Speaking". Valentine's Day Program 
30:00 

 
239 
March 29, 1942 
Guest: Sir Cedric Hardwicke 
"Charlie and Bergen aren't Speaking" Abbott and Costello in "Dress Shop" Sir Cedric Hardwicke in "Dragon Story" 
30:00 

 
240 
April 5, 1942 
Guests: Burgess Meredith and Jeanette Macdonald 
From Santa Ana, California Burgess Meredith in "Mortimer Wants in the Air Corps" Abbott and Costello in "Diner" Jeanette MacDonald in "Mental Telepathy" 
30:00 

 
241 
April 12, 1942 
Guest: Don Ameche 
"Midget Submarine" Abbott and Costello in "Dodger Baseball" and "Circus" Don Ameche in "The Life of Charlie McCarthy" 
30:00 

 
242 
April 19, 1942 
Guest: Monty Wooley 
"Barrage Ballroom" Abbott and Costello in "Who's On First" Monty Woolley in "The Man Who Came to Dinner" 
30:00 

 
243 
April 26, 1942 
Guest: Lucille Ball 
"Pet Kangaroo" Abbott and Costello in "Summons" Lucille Ball in "Brooklyn Accent" 
30:00 

 
244 
May 3, 1942 
Guest: Edward Everett Horton 
"Bwergen Tells the Truth" Abbott and Costello in "Taylor and Cleaning Shop" Edward Everett Horton in "The Kangaroo in the Garden" "Record Edge Broken" 
31:00 

 
245 
May 10, 1942 
Guest: Jane Withers 
From San Francisco "The Bell Hop" Abbott and Costello in "Wording Wording a Telegram" Jane Withers and Mortimer in "Recruiting" 
30:00 

 
246 
May 17, 1942 
Guest: Bert Lahr 
"The Kangaroo Likes Bergen" Abbott and Costello in "Traffic Cop" Bert Lahr in "Fighting the Kangaroo" 
30:00 

 
247 
May 24, 1942 
Guest: Carmen Miranda 
"Chemical Farming" Abbott and Costello in "Tickets to the Ball Game" Carmen Miranda in "Air Raid Warden" 
30:00 

 
248 
May 31, 1942 
Guest: John Carradine 
"Stanley Steamer" Abbott and Costello in "Drug Store" John Carradine in "Oliver Twist" 
30:00 

 
249 
June 7, 1942 
Guest: Nelson Eddy 
"Selling the Stanley Steamer" Abbott and Costello in "The Whole Story" Nelson Eddy in "Vaudeville" 
30:00 

 
250 
June 14, 1942 
Guest: Rita Hayworth 
"Kangaroo Tripletts" Abbott and Costello in "Singing Lessons" Rita Hayworth in "Women Taxi Drivers" 
30:00 

 
251 
June 21, 1942 
Guest: Judy Garland 
"Mortimer the Chef" Abbott and Costello in "Farming" Judy Garland in "Father's Day Gift for Bergen" Father's Day Program 
29:57 

 
252 
June 28, 1942 
Guests: Walter Brennan, Ginny Simms 
"Bergen's In Love with Ginny Simms" Abbott and Costello in "Mustard" Walter Brennan in "Melodrama" Final program with Abbott and Costello in the cast and final show of the season. 
29:58 

 
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
Also known as THE CHARLIE MCCARTHY SHOW
September 6, 1942 - May 30, 1943
39 episodes known to exist
Stars: Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Dorothy Lamour, Edward Arnold
Host: Jim Ameche
Music: Ray Noble Orchestra
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
253 
September 6, 1942 
Guest: Charlie Ruggles 
"Alaska Trip" Charlie Ruggles in "Artic Play" 
30:00 

 
254 
September 13, 1942 
Guest: Rita Hayworth 
"Charlie's New Suit" Rita Hayworth in "School Dream" .. Rita is Charlie's Teacher 
30:00 

 
255 
September 20, 1942 
Guest: Harold Peary 
"Hypnotism" Harold Peary as The Great Gildersleeve in "The New Picture" 
30:00 

 
256 
September 27, 1942 
Guest: Hedy Lamarr 
"Charlie and Trust" Hedy Lamarr in "The Tropics" 
30:00 

 
257 
October 4, 1942 
Guest: William Blatt, Vice President of the War Production Board 
Jim Ameche in "Dinner Etiquette" William Blatt - Scrap Drive Broadcast from Army Headquarters in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey 
30:00 

 
258 
October 11, 1942 
From Annapolis 
"Noble's Fan Letter" "Health Farm" 
30:00 

 
259 
October 18, 1942 
From New York 
"Broken Razor" "Steno Agency" 
30:00 

 
260 
October 25, 1942 
From West Point 
"Doctor Pecksniff" "Rip Van Wimkle" 
30:00 

 
261 
November 1, 1942 
From New York 
"Vitamin Pills" "The Camera" 
30:00 

 
262 
November 8, 1942 
Guest: W.C. Fields 
"Tattooing" W.C. Fields in "Friendships" 
30:00 

 
263 
November 15, 1942 
Guest: Edward Arnold 
"Frozen Salary" Edward Arnold in "Court Trial" 
30:00 

 
264 
November 22, 1942 
Guest: Marjorie Main 
"Soda Jerk" Marjorie Main in "Turkey Raffle" 
30:00 

 
265 
November 29, 1942 
Guest: Edward Everett Horton 
 
30:00 

 
266 
December 6, 1942 
Guest: Marjorie Main 
"Carrier Pigeon" Marjorie Main Likes Don Ameche 
30:00 

 
267 
December 13, 1942 
Guest: Nelson Eddy 
"Superstitious" Nelson Eddy in "Air Warden...Astronomy" 
30:00 

 
268 
December 20, 1942 
Guest: Dale Evans 
"Charlie Kidnaps Santa" Dale Evans in "Department Store" Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
269 
December 27, 1942 
Guest: Gene Krupa 
 
30:00 

 
270 
January 3, 1943 
Guest: Ken Murray 
"Gopherpuss" Ken Murray in "Vaudeville" 
30:00 

 
271 
January 10, 1943 
Guests: Florence Lake and Gene Krupa 
"Zoot Suit" Florence Lake and Gene Krupa in "Jam Session" 
30:00 

 
272 
January 17, 1943 
Guest: Paulette Goddard 
"Birth Certificate" Paulette Goddard in "Mountain Cabin"...Mortimer is the guide. 
30:00 

 
273 
January 24, 1943 
Guests: Jose Iturbi and Jeanette Macdonald 
Jose Iturbi and Mortimer in "Piano Protege" Jeanette Macdonald in "Beauty Shop" 
30:01 

 
274 
January 31, 1943 
Guest: Bert Lahr 
Bert Lahr in "Presidents Birthday Ball" From Washington D.C. 
30:00 

 
275 
February 7, 1943 
Guests: Bill Thompson and Teresa Wright 
"Ad for Parents" Bill Thompson in "Gremlins" Teresa Wright in "Family" 
30:00 

 
276 
February 14, 1943 
Guests: Bill Thompson and Charles Ruggles 
"Crystal Gazer" Bill Thompson in "Black Market" Charles Ruggles in "Haunted House" 
30:00 

 
277 
February 21, 1943 
Guest: Carmen Miranda 
"Smoking" Carmen Miranda in " Accents" "Waves" 
30:00 

 
278 
February 28, 1943 
Guest: Ida Lupino 
"Noble Robs the Bank" Bill Thompson in "Fregeria" Ida Lupino in "Cannibals" Bill Thompson becomes a regular cast member at this point. 
30:00 

 
279 
March 7, 1943 
Guest: Sydney Greenstreet 
"Dancing School" Bill Thompson in "Black Market" Sidney Greenstreet in "Detective School" 
30:00 

 
280 
March 14, 1943 
Guests: Cornelia Otis Skinner and Greer Garson 
Mortimer in "Human Cannon" Cornelia Otis Skinner in "Invasion; Paul Revere" Greer Garson in "Lepricons" St. Patrick's Day Program 
30:00 

 
281 
March 21, 1943 
Guest: Lupe Valez 
Ray Noble and Lupe Valez Live from Mexico City 
30:00 

 
282 
March 28, 1943 
Guest: Roy Rogers 
"Bees" Roy Rogers in "Tall Stories" Dale Evans 
30:00 

 
283 
April 4, 1943 
Guest: Mary Boland 
"Fake Mumps" Bill Thompson in "News Caster" Mary Boland in "Birds" 
30:00 

 
284 
April 11, 1943 
Guest: Martha Raye 
"Spring Fever" Bill Thompson in "Notes To You" Martha Raye in "Africa" 
30:00 

 
285 
April 18, 1943 
Guests: Victor Moore, Billy Gaxton and Ronald Colman 
"Farm Corps" Victor Moore and Billy Gaxton in "Draft Board" "Mortimer Helping Charlie on the Ranch" Ronald Colman in "Random Harvest" 
30:00 

 
286 
April 25, 1943 
Guest: Irene Dunne 
"Radio Short Wave" Bill Thompson in "Western Play" Irene Dunne in "Uncle Tom's Cabin" 
25:00 

 
287 
May 2, 1943 
Guest: Barbara Stanwyck 
"Charlie's Mustache" Bill Thompson in "Donkey Neck Monday" Barbara Stanwyck is Charlie's Manager 
30:00 

 
288 
May 9, 1943 
Guests: Dr. Wiggam, Victor Moore and Billy Gaxton 
Dr. Wiggam in "Heredity" Victor Moore and Billy Gaxton in "Rationing" "Dugan as Charlie's Father" 
30:00 

 
289 
May 16, 1943 
Guests: Rags Ragland and Claudette Colbert 
"Treasure Locator" Rags Ragland in "Sausage" Claudette Colbert in "Island Home" 
30:00 

 
290 
May 23, 1943 
Guest: Charles Boyer 
"Print Shop" Bill Thompson in "Guitars" Charles Boyer as "The Producer" 
30:00 

 
291 
May 30, 1943 
Guest: Walter Pidgeon 
"Bergen's Black Eye" Mortimer as "The Frankfurter Salesman" Bill Thompson as "The Umpire" Walter Pidgeon in "Interview For the School Paper" Final program of the season 
30:00 

 
The Charlie Mccarthy Show
Also known as THE CHARLIE MCCARTHY SHOW
September 5, 1943 - May 28, 1944
39 episodes known to exist
Stars: Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen, Victor Moore , William Gaxton
Host: Jim Ameche
Music: Ray Noble Orchestra
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
292 
September 5, 1943 
Guest: Jean Arthur 
"Newfoundland" Moore and Gaxton in "Shoes" Jean Arthur in "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" William Gaxton and Victor Moore become regular cast members at this point Dale Evans 
24:05 

 
293 
September 12, 1943 
Guest: Humphrey Bogart 
"20% Withholding Tax" Moore and Gaxton in "Singing" Hunphrey Bogart in "Charlie's Jail" 
30:00 

 
294 
September 19, 1943 
Guest: W.C. Fields 
"Checking Account" Moore and Gaxton in "Exercize" W.C. Fields in "Insults" Dale Evans 
30:00 

 
295 
September 26, 1943 
Guest: Hedy Lamarr 
"Checking Account" Moore and Gaxton in "Leading Man" Hedy Lamarr in "Bergen Buildup" 
30:00 

 
296 
October 3, 1943 
Guest: Charles Laughton 
"Overdrawn Checking Account" Mortimer as Goodwin's assistant Moore and Gaxton in "Pawn Shop" Charles Laughton as "The Bank Manager" 
30:00 

 
297 
October 10, 1943 
Guest: Marjorie Main 
"Commando Raid" Moore and Gaxton in "The Cook" Marjorie Main in "Horse Doctor" 
30:00 

 
298 
October 17, 1943 
Guest: Roy Rogers 
"Mortimer Lost In the Subway" Roy Rogers in "Stolen Horse" Moore and Gaxton in "Detective" 
30:00 

 
299 
October 24, 1943 
Guests: Bert Lahr and Joan Blondell 
Bert Lahr in "Noble Name Calling" Moore and Gaxton in "Football Coach" Joan Blondell in "Personality Professor" 
30:00 

 
300 
October 31, 1943 
Guest: Dorothy Lamour 
"Headless Horseman" Moore and Gaxton in "Clothing Store" Dorothy Lamour in "Fulton's Wife" 
30:00 

 
301 
November 7, 1943 
Guests: Jane Powell and Bob Burns 
Jane Powell in "Discovered" Moore and Gaxton in "Aviation Business" Bob Burns in "Lies" 
30:00 

 
302 
November 14, 1943 
Guest: Mary Boland 
Charlie is Jane Powell's Agent Moore and Gaxton in "Hotel Skit" Mary Boland in "Mistaken Proposal" 
30:00 

 
303 
November 21, 1943 
Guest: Hedy Lamarr 
"Sleepwalking" Moore and Gaxton in "Navy" Hedy Lamarr in "Plumbing" 
30:00 

 
304 
November 28, 1943 
Guest: William Bendix 
"Alarm Clock Service" Moore and Gaxton in "Reporter" William Bendix in "Boxing and Poetry" 
30:00 

 
305 
December 5, 1943 
Guests: Jane Powell, Bert Lahr and Fats Waller 
"Charlie and Jane In Love" Moore and Gaxton in "Coffee, Klatch and Babies" Fats Waller plays the piano. 
30:00