Fibber McGee and Company

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


109173. Fibber McGee and Company. November 15, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax. The orchestra starts the show with, "Thanksgiving." Harlow Wilcox introduces, "Marian and Jim Jordan," even though Molly is out sick for the next 18 months. After the first commercial, he does introduce the show as, "Fibber McGee and Company." The Wistful Vista University football team is playing against Saskatchewan University; Fibber's been chosen to speak at the pep rally. Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, Hugh Studebaker, Harlow Wilcox, Bill Thompson, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Clark Dennis, Elmo Tanner. 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109174. Fibber McGee and Company. November 22, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax. The orchestra starts the show with, "Swing Is Here To Sway." Fibber receives a fountain pen in the mail; he's won $100,000 in the "Scandanavian Sweepstakes." Jim Jordan, Harlow Wilcox, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Clark Dennis, Elmo Tanner, Bill Thompson, Harold Peary, Betty Winkler. 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109175. Fibber McGee and Company. December 6, 1937. Red net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax. The orchestra starts the show with, "Be A Good Sport." Fibber is expected to make dinner for all 30 members of The Wistful Vista Literary, Drama and Pinochle Club. Jim Jordan, Harlow Wilcox, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Elmo Tanner, Hugh Studebaker, Isabel Randolph, Clark Dennis, Bill Thompson. 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109176. Fibber McGee and Company. December 13, 1937. Red net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax. The orchestra starts the show with, "Who Put That Moon In The Sky? Fibber has started, "The McGee Matrimonial Agency." Jim Jordan, Bill Thompson, Harlow Wilcox, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Elmo Tanner, Hugh Studebaker, Betty Winkler, Clark Dennis. 29:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109180. Fibber McGee and Company. December 20, 1937. Red net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax. The orchestra starts the show with, "Jubilee." Fibber hasn't taken a correspondence course in how to be a detective. His first case is the kidnapped Pekinese of Mrs. Perkins. Jim Jordan, Harlow Wilcox, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Elmo Tanner, Clark Dennis, Bill Thompson, Hugh Studebaker, Harold Peary. 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84484. Fibber McGee and Company. December 27, 1937. Red net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax, Bulova watch (local). The orchestra starts the show with, "I Double Dare You." Fibber has inherited an estate which contains oil wells. He has actually left Wistful Vista and is on a train heading towards Kentucky to claim his inheritance. Jim Jordan, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Hugh Studebaker, Bill Thompson, Elmo Tanner, Clark Dennis. 29:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109203. Fibber McGee and Company. January 3, 1938. Red net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax. The orchestra starts the program with, "The Lady Is A Tramp." Fibber is managing the Wistful Vista Travel Bureau. Jim Jordan, Hugh Studebaker, Harold Peary, Harlow Wilcox, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Elmo Tanner, Bill Thompson. 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109205. Fibber McGee and Company. January 10, 1938. Red net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax, Bulova (local). The last appearance on Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como and Elmo Tanner on the program. The orchestra starts the show with, "In Old Chicago." Fibber does the laundry...or at least tries to do the laundry by hiring a laundress. Jim Jordan, Harlow Wilcox, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Elmo Tanner, Harold Peary, Isabel Randolph. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109204. Fibber McGee and Company. January 17, 1938. Red net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax, Bulova (local). The first appearance of the Billy Mills Orchestra on the program. The orchestra starts the show with, "Fifi." The McGee Real Estate Agency is in business. Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Hugh Studebaker, Harold Peary, Bill Thompson, Clark Dennis (vocal), Spike Jones (drummer). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

77264. Fibber McGee and Company. January 24, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax. Fibber wants to spend a quiet day at home, but finds himself baby sitting with little Rose. Jim Jordan, Hugh Studebaker, Bill Thompson, Dolores Gillan, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Harold Peary, Harlow Wilcox. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

71699. Fibber McGee and Company. February 7, 1938. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Fibber decides to build a fireplace. Jim Jordan, Hugh Studebaker, Bill Thompson, Harold Peary, Bernardine Flynn, Harlow Wilcox. 20:12. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

93389. Fibber McGee and Company. February 14, 1938. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Judge Fibber holds court. Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, Bill Thompson, Harold Peary, Hugh Studebaker, Bernardine Flynn, Harlow Wilcox. 12:05. Audio condition: Good. Excerpts.

109152. Fibber McGee and Company. March 7, 1938. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Fibber the pawn broker. The last show on a Monday. Jim Jordan, Hugh Studebaker, Bill Thompson, Harold Peary, Harlow Wilcox. 5:14. Audio condition: Good to very good. Excerpt.

50033. Fibber McGee and Company. November 29, 1938. NBC net, Chicago origination. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Fibber's on his way to a masquerade party, dressed as a convict. When the cab gets a flat, Fibber is arrested as a real convict. A funny show, even with Molly out sick. There is a lot of topical humor. Jim Jordan, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Bill Thompson, Harold Peary, Hugh Studebaker, Isabel Randolph, Mel Blanc, Donald Novis (vocal), The Four Notes, Billy Mills and His Orchestra. 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

109179. Fibber McGee and Company. December 20, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Johnson's wax. The orchestra starts the show with, "I Hit A New High." Fibber's Christmas shopping...for his own Christmas present. Jim Jordan, Harlow Wilcox, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Elmo Tanner, Donald Novis, Sam Hearn (as "Shlepperman"), Bill Thompson. 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7887. Fibber McGee and Company. January 24, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. Fibber has lost a button from his shirt. The last Fibber McGee and Molly program to originate from Chicago. Billy Mills and His Orchestra, The Four Notes, Donald Novis (vocal), Harold Peary, Jim Jordan, Bill Thompson, Isabel Randolph. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

7888. Fibber McGee and Company. January 31, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. "Major" McGee helps out the Army on maneuvers, with disastrous results. The first program in the series to originate from Hollywood on a regular basis. Harold Peary, The Four Notes, Jim Jordan, Bill Thompson, Isabel Randolph, Harlow Wilcox, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), The Four Notes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7889. Fibber McGee and Company. February 7, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. Fibber can't seem to keep his window shade down. Bill Thompson, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox, Harold Peary, Isabel Randolph, Jim Jordan, Walter Tetley, ZaSu Pitts, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), The Four Notes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7890. Fibber McGee and Company. February 14, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. Fibber is snowed in, the water pipes are frozen, and there's no coal in the bin! Jim Jordan, Bill Thompson, Harold Peary, Isabel Randolph, Bea Benaderet, Mel Blanc, Harlow Wilcox, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), The Four Notes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7891. Fibber McGee and Company. February 21, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. Fibber tries to crash the Rotawannis Club banquet and winds up the guest speaker. Bill Thompson, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox, Harold Peary, Isabel Randolph, Jim Jordan, Verna Felton, Walter Tetley, ZaSu Pitts, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), The Four Notes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7892. Fibber McGee and Company. February 28, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. Fibber is planning a big game hunt to Africa, but is scared silly by a mouse! Jim Jordan, Harold Peary, Isabel Randolph, Bill Thompson, Frank Nelson, Harlow Wilcox, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), The Four Notes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7893. Fibber McGee and Company. March 7, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. Fibber is running a hamburger joint. Bill Thompson, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox, Isabel Randolph, Jim Jordan, Mel Blanc, ZaSu Pitts, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), The Four Notes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7894. Fibber McGee and Company. March 14, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. Fibber takes a memory course and promptly forgets where he put a ten carat diamond! Jim Jordan, Harold Peary, Mel Blanc, Bill Thompson, Harlow Wilcox, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), Isabel Randolph, The Four Notes. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7895. Fibber McGee and Company. March 21, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. ZaSu Pitts appears as a scalp specialist's nurse. Fibber starts going bald and tries an old Indian tonic. Bill Thompson, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox, Harold Peary, Jim Jordan, Mel Blanc, ZaSu Pitts, Don Quinn (writer), Donald Novis, The Four Notes, Isabel Randolph. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7896. Fibber McGee and Company. March 28, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Fibber inherits a yacht and plans a world cruise. Molly does not appear. Jim Jordan, Harold Peary, Bill Thompson, Frank Nelson, Isabel Randolph, Harlow Wilcox, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), The Four Notes. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7897. Fibber McGee and Company. April 4, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. Fibber "antiques" his furniture to increase its value. The program is now being carried by 27 stations of the Canadian Broadcasting System. Jim Jordan, Harold Peary, Bill Thompson, Isabel Randolph, Harlow Wilcox, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Donald Novis, Don Quinn (writer), Elvia Allman, The Four Notes. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7898. Fibber McGee and Company. April 11, 1939. Program #200. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. Molly does not appear. The entire cast sings, "That Ain't The Way I Heerd It." Bill Thompson, Billy Mills and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox, Harold Peary, Isabel Randolph, Jim Jordan, Mel Blanc, ZaSu Pitts, Don Quinn (writer), Donald Novis, The Four Notes. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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