The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
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Rochester Falls Asleep, Misses Program 

Jack is so mad at Rochester for falling asleep during his show, he sends him to his room without dinner.

Director:

Ralph Levy

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Jack Benny ... Jack Benny
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Rochester Van Jones
Mary Livingstone ... Mary Livingstone
Bob Crosby ... Himself
Joe Besser ... Joey
Roy Glenn ... Roy
Leon Tyler Leon Tyler ... Messenger Boy
Mel Blanc ... Polly (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Nelson ... Mr. Nelson - Salesman
Don Wilson ... Himself (voice)
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Storyline

Jack is so mad at Rochester for falling asleep during his show, he sends him to his room without dinner.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1956 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

J&M Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Jack Benny: Look, Rochester, if you must sleep during a television show, why does it have to be mine? Why don't you sleep when - when Bob Hope is on?
Rochester Van Jones: I tried that, but the laughs kept waking me up.
Jack Benny: Oh, the laughs kept waking you up, but during my show tonight...
Rochester Van Jones:
  • Slept like a baby.

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Soundtracks

How About You?
(uncredited)
Words & Music by Ralph Freed & Burton Lane
Sung by Mary Livingstone & Bob Crosby
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