Retro Radio Podcast

Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.


Lum and Abner – Lum Wants To Make A Valentine For Rowena. 490213 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:02 — 16.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe romancing of Miss Rowena continues when Lum sets out to do something special for her for Valentines day. To save money on a store bought card, Lum decides to make one himself. Abner is less than helpful when he […]

Great Gildersleeves – Leila’s Sister. ep68, 430207 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:50 — 27.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWord comes to Gildy that his newly hired secretary, Bessie, is messing up at the office. Will he have to let her go? At Floyd’s barber shop, the gents complain about their woman troubles. Only confused by the help, Gildy […]

Jack Benny – Jack Is Late For The Program. ep468, 430207 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:36 — 24.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSince Jack is late to the broadcast, his old friend George Jessel takes over the microphone, but he’s worried that Jack may try to take advantage of their friendship. Don tells why Jack and Rochester are late. We join the […]

Lum and Abner – Finding An Abandoned Baby At The Bus Depot. 490206 (RetroExtra) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:23 — 15.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLeaving Abner to himself in the bus depot, he listens to the announcements of arrivals and departures. The announcements done similar to those in Jack Benny’s train station episodes. After fending off a crook, Abner finds himself with a baby. […]

Fibber McGee and Molly – Cleaning Closet . ep350, 430202 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:01 — 6.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAudio is clear of static and noises but is somewhat muffled. Today Molly is in charge as she tries to get Fibber to handle household chores. She deals with marketing over the phone, pollsters at the door, and a visit […]

Burns and Allen – William Powell. 440201. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:19 — 13.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGracie drops her big news to George. The build up makes it sound like she might be having a baby, but instead she has just hired anew maid. The maid claims that she can’t talk and work, so as Gracie […]

Fred Allen – Guest Oscar Levant. 430131 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:48 — 14.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSJimmy Wallington and Fred discuss a recent event on the quiz show, Truth or Consequences. Portland has a few words of her own to share on the topic. Jokes abound over the power radio holds over world events and pop […]

Jack Benny – Guest Show. ep871, 540131 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:43 — 5.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWith all the excitement in Hollywood over the opening of the latest hit film, we find Jack Benny getting ready for bed. Though he puts up a good front to Rochester, Jack wonders why he didn’t get an invitation. Mary […]

Great Gildersleeves – Fire Engine Committee. ep67,, 430131 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:50 — 6.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA committee meeting is planned to vote on a new fire engine. Leroy is sure its not so much about the equipment, as being about a love interest between Charley the fire truck driver, and a girl he’s trying to […]

Lum and Abner – Opening A Collection Agency. 490130 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:15 — 17.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAccording to the Jot ‘Em Down Journal of February, 1999: Lum decides to open the “Trace em, Chase ‘Em, and Lace ‘Em Collection Agency.” Sister Simpson (Vivian Lasswell again) is a potential client, but she only wants L&A to track […]