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After nearly two decades of prime-time popularity, in the fall of 1953, “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show” was revamped into a five-day-a-week, quarter-hour program. For the next three years, Jim and Marian Jordan continued to generate mirth from their famous address at 79 Wistful Vista, joined by such long-time comedy foils as Bill Thompson (The Old Timer, Wallace Wimple) and Arthur Q. Bryan (Doc…

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After nearly eighteen years as a Tuesday night radio staple, Jim and Marian Jordan were considering retiring “Fibber McGee and Molly” to the happy memories of days past - but, in the fall of 1953, NBC had a better idea. Why not instead reconfigure the beloved radio classic into a five-a-week daytime/early evening show? The result was three more years of delightful entertainment from Wistful Vista’…

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For decades, the hilarious antics of “Fibber McGee and Molly” have been available for the enjoyment of classic radio fans - but until recently, their 1950s daytime series for NBC has been considered lost to the ages. Now Radio Archives has unearthed the original recordings for their long-lost fifteen minute series and has made them available in “Fibber McGee and Molly: The Lost Episodes”, a contin…

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Join Jim and Marion Jordan for a vacation in Wistful Vista in eighteen long-lost episodes of “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show”, just as originally aired in 1955 and 1956. Joined by such familiar neighbors as Doc Gamble (Arthur Q. Bryan), The Old Timer, and Wallace Wimple (Bill Thompson), these hilarious family comedies, unheard for well over fifty years, have been transferred directly from the ori…

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Join Jim and Marian Jordan, the real magic of ‘Fibber McGee and Molly The Lost Episodes’ once more with Volume 13! Like the McGees in many ways in their own lives, The Jordans brought a genuine small town folk charm to each episode every single night. Supported by a fantastic cast of characters and wonderful writers, Jim and Marian Jordan made ‘Fibber McGee and Molly’ an endearing radio classic. “…

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What makes classic radio comedy? The best comedy writing perhaps for any radio program in history. Memorable, lovable characters. The banter that people all across the country tuned in for every night. And two extremely strong lead characters. It’s not surprising, then, that “Fibber McGee and Molly” enjoyed one of the most successful runs in radio history, being heard on the air in one form or ano…

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What makes classic radio comedy? The best comedy writing perhaps for any radio program in history. Memorable, lovable characters. The banter that people all across the country tuned in for every night. And two extremely strong lead characters. It’s not surprising, then, that “Fibber McGee and Molly” enjoyed one of the most successful runs in radio history, being heard on the air in one form or ano…

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After nearly two decades of prime-time popularity, in the fall of 1953, “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show” was revamped into a five-day-a-week, quarter-hour program. For the next three years, Jim and Marian Jordan continued to generate mirth from their famous address at 79 Wistful Vista, joined by such long-time comedy foils as Bill Thompson (The Old Timer, Wallace Wimple) and Arthur Q. Bryan (Doc…

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After nearly two decades of prime-time popularity, in the fall of 1953, “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show” was revamped into a five-day-a-week, quarter-hour program. For the next three years, Jim and Marian Jordan continued to generate mirth from their famous address at 79 Wistful Vista, joined by such long-time comedy foils as Bill Thompson (The Old Timer, Wallace Wimple) and Arthur Q. Bryan (Doc…

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After nearly two decades of prime-time popularity, in the fall of 1953, “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show” was revamped into a five-day-a-week, quarter-hour program. For the next three years, Jim and Marian Jordan continued to generate mirth from their famous address at 79 Wistful Vista, joined by such long-time comedy foils as Bill Thompson (The Old Timer, Wallace Wimple) and Arthur Q. Bryan (Doc…

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After nearly two decades of prime-time popularity, in the fall of 1953, “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show” was revamped into a five-day-a-week, quarter-hour program. For the next three years, Jim and Marian Jordan continued to generate mirth from their famous address at 79 Wistful Vista, joined by such long-time comedy foils as Bill Thompson (The Old Timer, Wallace Wimple) and Arthur Q. Bryan (Doc…

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After nearly two decades of prime-time popularity, in the fall of 1953, “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show” was revamped into a five-day-a-week, quarter-hour program. For the next three years, Jim and Marian Jordan continued to generate mirth from their famous address at 79 Wistful Vista, joined by such long-time comedy foils as Bill Thompson (The Old Timer, Wallace Wimple) and Arthur Q. Bryan (Doc…

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After nearly two decades of prime-time popularity, in the fall of 1953, “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show” was revamped into a five-day-a-week, quarter-hour program. For the next three years, Jim and Marian Jordan continued to generate mirth from their famous address at 79 Wistful Vista, joined by such long-time comedy foils as Bill Thompson (The Old Timer, Wallace Wimple) and Arthur Q. Bryan (Doc…

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After nearly two decades of prime-time popularity, in the fall of 1953, “The Fibber McGee and Molly Show” was revamped into a five-day-a-week, quarter-hour program. For the next three years, Jim and Marian Jordan continued to generate mirth from their famous address at 79 Wistful Vista, joined by such long-time comedy foils as Bill Thompson (The Old Timer, Wallace Wimple) and Arthur Q. Bryan (Doc…

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Though radio audiences were dwindling, in 1953, something amazing happened to Jim and Marian Jordan. The team who had made “Fibber McGee and Molly” an institution found themselves reborn in a daily quarter-hour comedy series for NBC Radio. Still based in the town of Wistful Vista, this revamp of the weekly series found the McGee’s encountering a never-ending array of colorful and eccentric charact…

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Whether boasting about his influence in town, his prowess in the kitchen, his grace on the ice, or his savvy with a rod and reel, no man was ever more determined to stick to his guns -- and his story - than Fibber McGee! Head on over to Wistful Vista for a visit with the Old Timer, Wallace Wimple, Doc Gamble, and Mayor LaTrivia -- and of course Jim and Marian Jordan as your old friends Fibber McGe…

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Whether boasting about his influence in town, his prowess in the kitchen, his grace on the ice, or his savvy with a rod and reel, no man was ever more determined to stick to his guns -- and his story - than Fibber McGee! Head on over to Wistful Vista for a visit with the Old Timer, Wallace Wimple, Doc Gamble, and Mayor LaTrivia -- and of course Jim and Marian Jordan as your old friends Fibber McGe…

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Whether boasting about his influence in town, his prowess in the kitchen, his grace on the ice, or his savvy with a rod and reel, no man was ever more determined to stick to his guns -- and his story - than Fibber McGee! Head on over to Wistful Vista for a visit with the Old Timer, Wallace Wimple, Doc Gamble, and Mayor LaTrivia -- and of course Jim and Marian Jordan as your old friends Fibber McGe…

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That phrase, along with a host of others, was heard around the country in the early 1940s, thanks to the irascible, larger than life characters that visited 79 Wistful Vista. That address, of course, was the home of one of America’s greatest comic duos, as heard in The Fibber McGee & Molly Show, The 1942/1943 Season from Radio Archives. Fibber McGee and Molly were the leads in what many experts an…

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Many factors go into making a radio show a classic. One of the myriad aspects of Fibber McGee and Molly that does so is the number of laughable, well written characters that people the show’s entire run. Listen as Fibber and Molly host a whole passel of blowhards, jokesters, and more in the 1946/1947 Season! Led by Fibber and Molly, the parade of characters that make this show one of the shining j…

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