Classic Comedy of Old Time Radio

by Ron Ecklebarger

A podcast featuring old time radio comedy shows in original broadcast order with commentary. 

Podcast episodes

  • E532 - The Life of Riley: "Babs’s Elderly Boyfriend"

    E532 - The Life of Riley: "Babs’s Elderly Boyfriend"

    Riley tries to bond with his daughter, Babs, but with disastrous results.Originally aired on November 26, 1948. This is episode 221 of The Life of Riley.Please email questions and comments to host@classiccomedyotr.com. Like us on ...

    30:30
  • E531 - The Bob Hope Show with Special Guest, Jane Russell

    E531 - The Bob Hope Show with Special Guest, Jane Russell

    Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Jane Russell.Episode 549 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on March 4, 1953.Please email questions and comments to host@classiccomedyotr.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/cl...

    24:46
  • E530 - The Aldrich Family - "Legal Trouble"

    E530 - The Aldrich Family - "Legal Trouble"

    Henry and Homer think a scratch on a car will land them in court.Sources say it originally aired on March 11, 1943, and is episode 184 of The Aldrich Family. Due to factors explained in the podcast, it is more likely that the epis...

    32:29
  • E529 - The Life of Riley: "Father-in-Law Trouble"

    E529 - The Life of Riley: "Father-in-Law Trouble"

    Peg tells Junior the story of when her father came over for Thanksgiving Dinner.Originally aired on November 19, 1948. This is episode 220 of The Life of Riley.Please email questions and comments to host@classiccomedyotr.com. Like...

    30:46
  • E528 - The Bob Hope Show with Special Guest, Jane Wyman

    E528 - The Bob Hope Show with Special Guest, Jane Wyman

    Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Jane Wyman.Episode 546 of The Bob Hope Show. The program originally aired on February 11, 1953.Please email questions and comments to host@classiccomedyotr.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/...

    29:55