After a quick opening joke or two, Fred and the Texaco News of the week features horse racing. Listen and learn how the gambling benefits everybody, and about the circular flow of cash. weigh in with jockeys and track newspaper reporters for all the details. Kenny Baker sings, My Little Dreamgirl.
Al Goodman plays a transitioning tune, and Portland joins Fred. we learn that Jack Benny was the guest star earlier tonight on the Quiz Kids show. Mr Kroner, the man who is Gargantua’s keeper in the circus tells all about his unique job. win Murray sings, Quitting Time.
Fred is greeted by his cast, who have apparently been in the middle of a cliffhanging radio soap opera. Confused? So is Fred, but Kenny tries to set him straight on the action of his new production. Tune in for an episode of Simply Simple Sammy. Kenny sings, we Don’t Talk About That.
The Texaco Star Players present a drama titled, Sleep. A saga of the busy times and the things that keep people from a good night’s sleep. Food products that aid sleep. Doctors with sleep clinics. Doc Allen takes us on a tour of his clinic, and shows off his various techniques for sleep.
Note: Besides Fred, Jack Benny also pokes fun at his guest spot with the Quiz Kids, and even has them on his own show for some added comedy. As a reminder, Gargantua was a famous gorilla, and star attraction in the circus, but listen in for all those details from Fred’s guest. Also, the spoof commercial in Kenny’s cliffhanger has an interesting slogan.