From Brooklyn to Inglewood, here comes radio's favorite blue-collar family man -- leaving a trail of confusion wherever he goes! Chester A. Riley is back, with long-suffering wife Peg, trouble-prone kids Junior and Babs, moochy pal Gillis, and Digger O'Dell, The Friendly Undertaker in sixteen hilarious half-hour episodes.
William Bendix is heard as Riley, along with co-stars Paula Winslowe, John Brown, Tommy Cook, and Barbara Eiler - plus series creator Irving Brecher, and special guest Red Skelton!
This 8-CD collection includes a rare episode, a highly unusual bonus track, and a Program Guide by radio historian Karl Schadow.
Episodes Include: Father's Day - Bathrobes 06-19-48; Vacation - Prison Farm 06-26-48; Riley Meets Clem Kadiddlehopper 09-03-48; Household Drudge 09-10-48; Babs Starts To College 09-24-48; Junior Steals Fountain Pen 10-01-48; How To Pick A Mate 10-08-48; The Problem Child 10-15-48; Election Flashback - Riley Campaigns 10-22-48; Riley and The Aardvark 10-29-48; Riley's Tonsillectomy 11-12-48; Thanksgiving Flashback - Father-In-Law Trouble 11-19-48; Bab's Elderly Boy Friend 11-26-48; Notre Dame Football Tickets For Stevenson 12-03-48; Riley's Sister 12-10-48; Riley and Mrs. Morris 12-17-48. Bonus: Digby O'Dell Speech 10-02-47