Our own little cupid gets a happy birthday greeting when the audience sings to him. Jack talks about other people who were also born in February. Will he confess to his real age? Jokes on aging fly as Mary enters bearing a birthday gift. She reads her poem, An Ode to Jack Benny. Her guess at his age is actually off by 5 years. After an interruption from a bunion in the march of time, Phil plays, I Better Get Some Shut Eye.
Kenny enters with a box of chocolates for the birthday boy. Jabs at Fred Allen’s health are made, but before Kenny can sing, Rochester phones in to say a gift arrived. Who could have sent Jack a polar bear as a pet? Kenny sings, Thanks For Everything.
A play finds an aged Jack and Mary celebrating a romantic Valentines day. Jokes about beauty treatments and dating are the theme. Can they get their daughter Annie married off?