Retro Radio Podcast

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


Lum and Abner – Abner Peabody Day. 471113

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:22 — 4.7MB) The last word we had from Pine Ridge was the wedding of little Pearl. It was after her return from serving the troops in Europe as a nurse in an Army hospital. Today the phone rings off the hook as Ben Withers talks about […]

Great Gildersleeve – Servicemen for Thanksgiving. ep12, 411116

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:55 — 13.2MB) Birdie tells about the upcoming meeting of her lodge, and the plans to entertain the servicemen with a Thanksgiving dinner. Leroy gets the idea to have their own family celebration, and invite soldiers to it. Gildy agrees, and remembers his own time in the […]

Jack Benny – Jack Has a Sprained Ankle. ep634, 471214

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:00 — 24.3MB) After spraining his ankle playing ball with the Beaver scouts last week, Jack’s injury is the talk of the town. Rochester pampers Jack, and insurance papers are begun. Running gags includes Jacks blue eyes, and his age. Don stops in with a fruit basket, […]

Great Gildersleeve – Selling the Iron Deer. ep16, 411214

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:06 — 12.4MB) Facing a budget crunch, Gildersleeves is also faced with a household who all need money to spend on the upcoming Christmas holiday season. He has over extended himself in buying war bonds to do the patriotic thing,. Now the family each go on a […]

Abbott and Costello – Christmas Shopping Show. 451213.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:16 — 9.3MB) Bud has another job for Lou, but after being late again Lou has a few excuses. The job is at Mellonhead’s Department Store. Lou explains his qualifications to work with French fashions, and the jokes about clothing begin. Later, Lou deals with customers. Lou’s […]

Great Gildersleeve – Birdie Quits. ep11, 411109

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:13 — 13.4MB) Preparations for a party are made that include another appearance of Oliver Honeywell, Marjorie’s inept friend. Judge Hooker is the person of honor, and he enjoys opening his gifts early. Birdie has even prepared a special dish in honor of the judge. Sneaking off […]

Jack Benny – Jacks Christmas Party 381225 (RV026, retro478)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:35 — 16.3MB) In the first season of the Retro Original podcast installments, this is the first one where Keith took over the mike to give the Retrobots a break. The recording quality is pretty low resolution, and then there’s the matter of dealing with booby traps […]