Jack tries to trick Mickey Rooney into appearing for free as a guest star on his show. Jack and Mickey are in a sketch depicting a prison in the future year 1985, wherein all the prisoners are pampered.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack Benny / Benny the Louse
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Himself / Killer Looney
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Abby - Waitress
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Freddie - Jack's TV Director
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Convict
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Convict (as Larry Blake)
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Warden
Richard Reeves ...
Muggsy McGurk - Convict
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John Monaghan ...
Convict
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Convict
Chick Sheridan ...
Convict (as Charles Sheridan)
Eddie Cole ...
Convict
Jane Burgess ...
Woman Photographer
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Jack tries to trick Mickey Rooney into appearing for free as a guest star on his show. Jack and Mickey are in a sketch depicting a prison in the future year 1985, wherein all the prisoners are pampered.

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15 April 1962 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This program is a remake of the same "prison of the future" sketch done with Ernie Kovacs on 25 January 1959, though that time it was cast in 1970, and here it's upped to 1985 .That was a videotaped one however, so don't look for it in the syndication package. See more »

Quotes

Don Wilson: [at the lunch counter] Oh, waitress, waitress! Miss, may we have some menus, please?
Abby - Waitress: We ain't got any.
Jack Benny: No menus? Then how do we know what to order?
Abby - Waitress: [pulls up sleeve] It's tattooed on my arm.
Jack Benny: Well, what happens when they change the bill of fare?
Abby - Waitress: It hurts! What do you think?
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References The Untouchables (1959) See more »

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