The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
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Jack Takes Violin Lessons 

In desperation, a psychiatrist phones Jack for his help with a distraught patient. An amnesiac with a violin has been found on the street, and he's bitterly muttering Jack's name - over and... See full summary »

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Norman Abbott

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jack Benny ... Jack Benny
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Rochester Van Jones
Mel Blanc ... Prof. Pierre LeBlanc
Herbert Rudley ... Dr. E. Johnson (as Herb Rudley)
Naomi Stevens ... Suzette LeBlanc
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Storyline

In desperation, a psychiatrist phones Jack for his help with a distraught patient. An amnesiac with a violin has been found on the street, and he's bitterly muttering Jack's name - over and over. Jack identifies him as his long-time, long-suffering violin teacher, Professor LeBlanc, who reveals he couldn't lose his hearing, so he lost his mind. Written by David Stevens

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Genres:

Comedy

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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 1964 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the one episode where Jack Benny actually plays the violin well--in this case to prove to Professor LeBlanc that he has learned how to play the violin correctly. See more »

Quotes

Prof. Pierre LeBlanc: Monsieur Benny, could I have some water please?
Jack Benny: Water? Yes, there's some in the cooler out in the hall.
Prof. Pierre LeBlanc: That is not enough. I would like to drown myself.
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