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The Jack Benny Program Modern Prison Sketch (1950–1965) HD online
Language: English
Category: TV Episode / Comedy
Original Title: Modern Prison Sketch
Director: Frederick De Cordova
Writers: George Balzer,Hal Goldman
Released: 1950–1965
Duration: 30min
Video type: TV Episode
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.
Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Benny Jack Benny - Jack Benny / Benny the Louse
Mickey Rooney Mickey Rooney - Himself / Killer Looney
Don Wilson Don Wilson - Don Wilson
Iris Adrian Iris Adrian - Abby - Waitress
Ross Elliott Ross Elliott - Freddie - Jack's TV Director
Robert Burton Robert Burton - Convict
Larry J. Blake Larry J. Blake - Convict (as Larry Blake)
Alan Carney Alan Carney - Warden
Richard Reeves Richard Reeves - Muggsy McGurk - Convict
Robert Patten Robert Patten - Studio Page
John Monaghan John Monaghan - Convict
Stephen Courtleigh Stephen Courtleigh - Convict
Chick Sheridan Chick Sheridan - Convict (as Charles Sheridan)
Eddie Cole Eddie Cole - Convict
Jane Burgess Jane Burgess - Woman Photographer

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.

The full title of the skit is "A Day In Claremont Prison"; or, "Give Me A Home Where The Untouchables Roam".