1946

Broadcast History:

From On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old Time Radio by John Dunning:

  • Sept. 29, 1941-Oct. 2, 1947, Blue Network/ABC. 15m, Mondays-Tuesdays-Thursdays-Fridays at 6:30, 1941-42, then Mondays through Thursday at 8:15, 1942-45; at 8, 1945-1947. Miles Laboratories and Alka Seltzer.

Dates with no listings are missing episodes.

January 1946

February 1946

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May 1946

June 1946

July 1946

August 1946

September 1946

October 1946

  • 461001. Listen: Childers family needs a place to live
  • 461002. Listen: Lum speaks to Ladies Aid about a home for the Childers family
  • 461003. Listen: Childers family moves in with Lum
  • 461007. Listen: Lum will build a house for the Childers family himself
  • 461008. Listen: Lum makes adjustments to the blueprint
  • 461009. Listen: Widder Cobb tries to interfere with Lum’s house building
  • 461010. Listen: Lum and Abner meet ex-serviceman Mr. Duncan, who also needs a new house
  • 461014. Listen: Widder Cobb finds out Lum tricked her.
  • 461015. Listen: Lum’s buying and financing becomes complicated
  • 461016. Listen: Lum has complaints about the way the house is being built
  • 461017. Listen: Childers kids like to listen to bad radio programs
  • 461021. Listen: Mr. Duncan wants to see the lot Lum has for him
  • 461022. Listen: Things work out right for Lum for once
  • 461023. Listen: Mr. Duncan’s father-in-law creates a new difficulty
  • 461024. Listen: Lum must fill out a government form before he can build a house
  • 461028. Listen: Duncan can get a GI loan because he is a veteran.
  • 461029. Listen: Grandpap wants Lum to build an office for the new doctor
  • 461030. Listen: Veterinarian, Doc Withers, coming to town
  • 461031. Listen: Lum plans a big welcome for Doc Withers

November 1946

  • 461104 Doc Withers arrives; L&A don’t know who he is.
  • 461105 Doc moves into Jot ‘Em Down Store feed room.
  • 461106 Squire meets his match when he tries to sell insurance to Doc
  • 461107 Doc likes eating Lum’s pancakes; decides to board with Lum
  • 461111 Cedric buys new shoes
  • 461112 Lum will go into perfume business
  • 461113 Lum decides to open chain of whaleburger restaurants instead
  • 461114 L&A will operate restaurant in Jot ‘Em Down Store
  • 461118 Cedric & Doc mind the store; Abner gets laryngitis so Tuffy Goff can take a week off.
  • 461119 Cedric delivers stove for restaurant
  • 461120 Abner still has laryngitis; saws 2 holes for stovepipe
  • 461121 Doc makes phone call to get icebox for Lum.
  • 461125
  • 461126 L&A try to get bus to stop at restaurant
  • 461127
  • 461128 Lum can’t bring himself to kill Chester the Turkey for Thanksgiving

December 1946

  • 461202 First busload of passengers arrives
  • 461203 L&A will advertise restaurant on party line
  • 461204 Lum decides to switch to singing commercials
  • 461205 Abner wants Duncan Hines to visit Lum’s restaurant
  • 461209 Lum furious at Abner for writing to Hines
  • 461210 Abner and Cedric practice hash house lingo
  • 461211 Lum will prepare roast duck for Mr. Hines
  • 461212 Squire finds out Mr. Hines will arrive Monday
  • 461216 Duncan Hines arrives, gets wrong meal
  • 461217 Hines likes Lumburgers, but Lum forgets how to make them
  • 461218 Lum remembers how to make Lumburgers
  • 461219 Doc Withers advises Abner to ask for raise
  • 461223 Lum has his picture taken for newspaper
  • 461224 The Fright Before Christmas Script in Jot ‘Em Down Journal, December 1997
  • 461225 Lum and Abner’s Christmas Story
  • 470106 Lum orders oysters

1945 < > 1947

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