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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day

For most of the program's time on the air, Dennis Day played a soda jerk who sang as he worked. His character was naive, innocent, and prone to making wisecracks, much like the character Day played on The Jack Benny Program. Radio historian John Dunning wrote, "His [the character's] name was Dennis Day, but not, he emphasized, the same Dennis Day as that bright young man on the air with Jack Benny." Plots often derived from problems with his girlfriend and her parents. Before the show ended, it changed to a variety format.


Being the star of his own program was a departure from Day's previous experience as a regular on Benny's show. "I'm just as scared as I was in 1939 [when he joined Benny's show]," he said. "You know, you get used to being a stooge. This one I'll have to carry myself."

Episodes

A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 490416 117 Campaigning for Assembly - 67
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 490219-TheMissingHeir - 66
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 490219 109 Mistaken for an Heir - 65
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 490215-TheElopement - 64
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 490129-FatherAndSonDinner - 63
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 490115-TheParty - 62
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 490108-TheMayorsOffice - 61
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 481204-MrAndersonsLoveLetters - 60
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 481113-AdviceColumn - 59
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 481030-TheJewelThief - 58
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 481023-MildredsBoyfriend - 57
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 481016-PhoneyOilDeal - 56
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 481009-FootballPlays - 55
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 481002-TheRunaway - 54
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480925 The New Boarder - 53
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480918 Out On The Town - 52
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480630 The New Gym - 51
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480623 The Bookie - 50
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480616 An Old Shipmate - 49
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480505 Dennis The Actor - 48
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480421 Newspaper Misquote - 47
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480407 Save WEAZ - 46
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480324 Weaverville Land Grab - 45
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480317-BabyPictureContest - 44
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480128-TheRadioShow - 43
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480121-ThePostOffice - 42
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 480114-ModernArt - 41
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 471217-TheLadiesClub - 40
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 471210-TheBankLoan - 39
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 471203-SocietyEditor - 38
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 471022-DennisSellsInsurance - 37
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 471015-TheDressShop - 36
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 471001-TheNewJail - 35
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470924-RailroadProperty - 34
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470903-DennisForMayor - 33
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470827-TheDramaCritic - 32
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470423-TrueLifeArticle - 31
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470416-MarriageCounselor - 30
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470409-MissCourtney - 29
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470326-BurnsideHouse - 27
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470316-ThePhotographer - 24
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470212-TheOtherWoman - 20
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470122-DennisHasAmnesia - 17
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 470101 014 Dennis Is Guest Speaker At the Ladies Aid Meeting - 14
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 461225 013 Sing for the King - 13
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 461114 007 Dennis Writes a Radio Script - 7
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A Day In The Life Of Dennis Day - 461003 001Masquerade Ball - 1
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