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"The Jack Benny Program" Jack and the Crying Cab Driver (1962)

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Sam Perrin (written by) and
George Balzer (written by) ...
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Original Air Date:
18 December 1962 (Season 13, Episode 12)
Jack's attempt to fly to New York City is frustrated by a cabdriver who can't bear to say goodbye to his passengers, surreal airport announcements, and a sarcastic ticket agent | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Jack Benny ... Jack Benny
Don Wilson ... Don Wilson

Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Rochester Van Jones
Louis Nye ... The Crying Cab Driver

Mel Blanc ... Sy / Announcer
Frank Nelson ... Ticket Agent
Charles Cantor ... Hawaiian Tourist
Alice Backes ... Mother

Bill Mumy ... Little Boy Who Weighs Himself (as Billy Mumy)
Bobby Johnson ... Henry
Marilyn Jarvis ... Marian
Hank Brandt ... Bill (as Henry Brandt)
Gil Frye (as Gilbert Frye)
Lester Dorr
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arnold Roberts ... Plane Passenger (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Frederick De Cordova 
Writing credits
Sam Perrin (written by) and
George Balzer (written by) and
Al Gordon (written by) and
Hal Goldman (written by)

Produced by
Frederick De Cordova .... producer
Irving Fein .... executive producer
Original Music by
Mahlon Merrick 
Cinematography by
Nicholas Musuraca  (director of photography) (as Nick Musuraca)
Film Editing by
J.R. Whittredge 
Art Direction by
Frank Arrigo 
Set Decoration by
Robert C. Bradfield 
John McCarthy Jr.  (as John McCarthy)
Makeup Department
Jack Barron .... makeup artist
Florence Bush .... hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charles S. Gould .... assistant director
Sound Department
Arthur Piantadosi .... sound (as Arthur R. Piantadosi)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vincent Dee .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
David J. O'Connell .... editorial department head
Music Department
Mahlon Merrick .... conductor
Stanley Wilson .... music supervisor
Other crew
Hal Burke .... assistant to the producer

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

This is one of the very few times that Jack and Mel Blanc did the "Mexican" routine in which Blanc is not restricted to "Si," "Sy," "Sue" and "Sew."See more »


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