Raleigh Cigarette Program


03 1943 - 1944


Red Skelton


Ozzie Nelson - Bandleader, Singer, Mr. Fowler, Various roles
Harriet Hilliar - Singer, Daisy June, Junior's Mother
Shirley Mitchell
Hal Huber
Terry O'Sullivan
Dick Ryan
Bill Banning
Bea Benaderet
Ferdinand Munier
Pat McGeehan, Frank Nelson - Announcer

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1943 09/14 03.01
1943 09/21

03.02 "Police" "I Dood It" plan at Portland, Oregon ship yard. Deadeye becomes the new sheriff of Gopher Gulch. Clem sees a police car. J. Nuton Numbskull helps out at a police station. Junior takes a ride in a patrol car. Music: "Lay that Pistol Down" Note: Edward J. Robinson next week. [1]

09/28 03.03
10/12 03.04
1943 10/19

03.05 "Being Helpful" Opening of "I Dood It". Autograph joke. Tin can drive. Clem helps WACs drill. Willie helps a milkman. Junior helps a new neighbor "Keyman Frees" with is lawn. Music: "You'll Never Know" [2] [1]

1943 10/26 03.06 "Dog Lovers" [1] Navy Day. Willie is seeing dogs. Clem enters a dog in a dog show. Junior picks up a stray. Music: "Surrey with the Fringe on Top"
1943 11/16 "Photography"[1] Photographer interview. Bennie the bank robber uses photos before a robbery. Deadeye does not like his photo on a wanted poster. Junior takes photos. Music: "What do you do in the Infantry?"


03.12 "Transportation" Phil Harmonic Auditorium with 3500 Southern Pacific railroad workers. Bob Whitman ticket agent. Willie tries to get a ticket to Vincennes, IN. Clem works in a switch tower. Junior (Home: 400 N. Camdem) takes a train trip and talks to a soldier. Music: "Choo-Choo Baby" [2]

1944 01/04

"Tailors" Boit tries to get high class suit for dinner. Junior need new pants. Music: "Victory Polka", "How Sweet You Are". Note: Continuity Number: BW-R-127 [3]



03.17 "Dancing" Willie finds a dime-a-dance joint. Deadeye gets into a fight at a dance. Junior goes to ballet class. Music: "The First Time" [2]

1944 01/18

"Husbands and Sweethearts" Filming Mr. Co-Ed. Going to Oklahoma for War Bond tour (01/21, 22). Clems fights of a rival. Junior's Aunt Merdith meets a solidier. Willie sneeks in late nigth. Music: "Mairzy Doats" (new lyrics) [2]

1944 01/25
1944 02/01 Hotel Room Shortage (afrs)
1944 02/08 "Gas Stations" Was in Bill Henry's column. Shagnasty hires a new gas station attendant. Willie tries to be first in line at a gas station. Junior's Mom goes to gas ration board. Next week US Navy Air Station in Dallas, Texas. Music: "The Daughter of Mademoiselle from Armentieres" [2]
1944 02/15


03.23 "Fingerprinting" Deadeye tracks down Panhandle Joe. Clem tries to get a defence job. Junior gets fingerprinted. Music: "This is a Lovely Way to Spend an Evening" [2]



03.24 "Ushers" Was in Washington Day parade. Shagnasty has trouble finding a theater seat. Junior goes to a matinee with Mr. Folwer. Music: "It's Love, Love, Love" [2]

1944 03/07


03.26 "Taxi Cabs" Was at Army/Navy Display Show in San Diego. Music: "The Doddlebug Song" Clem sings. Willie gets a lady taxi cab driver. Daisy June is a cab driver. Junior shares a cab. [2]



03.27 "Clothes" Guest: Irma Beal (dress designer). Clem talks to a dressmaker's dummy. Junior has a new neighbor, Mr. Munier, with a big dog. Music: "I wish I could hide side this letter". [2]



03.28 "Waiters" Willie dreams he is in the Army serving a General. Daisy June becomes a waitress. Junior eats at a cafe with Mr. Fowler and Mr. Munier. Music: "Deacon Jones" [2]

1944 04/11 Candy


03.31 "Firemen" Shagnasty works with female firefighters. Clem helps with a bonfire. Willie is a fireman. Music: "Foxhole Joe" [2]

1944 04/25 Life Under The Big Top Part in American Way of Living: Norman Carroll, barker from Clyde Beatty and Russell Bros. Circus. Song: "Milkman, Keep those Bottles Quiet". Bolivar Shagnasty runs sideshow. Clem ties to be a lion tamer. Mr. Fowler and Mr. Munier try to take Junior to the circus.
1944 05/02 Traffic Problems
1944 05/09 Swimming
1944 05/16 Education
1944 05/23 Dog Catcher Skits
1944 06/06 D-Day Farewell show. Junior gives a D-Day prayer. Music: "San Fernando Valley" "What do you in the Infantry?" [4]
1944 06/13
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The Red Skelton Show, First Edition, Volume No. 1, RRS (c) 1983, Personality Promotions
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Radio Spirit 48062
  3. Script (revised 01/04/1944)
  4. My Old Radio