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Lum And Abner

Premiere Episode: 1931-04-26
Final Episode: 1954-05-07

Number of Episodes: 3737

Genre(s):
Serial Drama
Sitcom
Comedy

RadioGoldindex Listing

Broadcast History:

Dates: 4/26/1931 - 7/5/1931
Network: Other

Dates: 7/27/1931 - 8/8/1931
Network: NBC Red
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Starting time: 8:00
Sponsor: Quaker
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 8/28/1931 - 12/26/1931
Network: NBC Red
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sponsor: Quaker

Dates: 1/11/1932 - 4/1/1932
Network: NBC Red
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sponsor: Sustaining

Dates: 4/4/1932 - 4/29/1932
Network: NBC Red
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Sponsor: Sustaining

Dates: 5/2/1932 - 6/17/1932
Network: NBC Red
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sponsor: Sustaining

Dates: 8/1/1932 - 10/7/1932
Network: NBC Red
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sponsor: Sustaining

Dates: 11/24/1932 - 5/19/1933
Network: NBC Red
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sponsor: Sustaining

Dates: 5/23/1933 - 3/30/1934
Network: NBC Red
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sponsor: Ford
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 4/2/1934 - 6/14/1934
Network: Mutual
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Starting time: 6:15PM
Sponsor: Horlick

Dates: 6/17/1934 - 12/14/1934
Network: Mutual
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sponsor: Horlick

Dates: 12/17/1934 - 8/30/1935
Network: Mutual
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sponsor: Horlick

Dates: 9/2/1935 - 11/26/1937
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Starting time: 7:30PM
Sponsor: Horlick
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 11/29/1937 - 2/25/1938
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Starting time: 7:30PM
Sponsor: Horlick's Malted Milk Corp. (1938)
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 2/28/1938 - 7/1/1938
Network: CBS
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Starting time: 7:15PM
Sponsor: General Foods Corp. (Postum)

Dates: 9/26/1938 - 6/30/1939
Network: CBS
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Starting time: 7:15PM
Sponsor: Postum
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 8/28/1939 - 3/29/1940
Network: CBS
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Starting time: 7:15PM
Sponsor: Postum
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 9/5/1939 - 9/23/1939
Network: CBS
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Starting time: 6:45PM
Sponsor: General Foods Corp. (Postum)
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 5/26/1941 - 7/3/1942
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Starting time: 6:30PM
Sponsor: Alka-Seltzer
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 7/6/1942 - 6/29/1945
Network: NBC Blue
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Starting time: 8:15PM
Sponsor: Alka-Seltzer
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 7/2/1945 - 7/19/1945
Network: ABC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Starting time: 8:00PM
Sponsor: Alka-Seltzer
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 9/3/1945 - 10/2/1947
Network: ABC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Starting time: 8:00PM
Sponsor: Alka-Seltzer
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 10/6/1947 - 9/24/1948
Network: CBS
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Starting time: 5:45PM
Sponsor: Alka-Seltzer
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 9/26/1948 - 1/16/1949
Network: CBS
Days: Sunday
Starting time: 10:00PM
Sponsor: Frigidaire
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 1/23/1949 - 6/26/1949
Network: CBS
Days: Sunday
Starting time: 8:30PM
Sponsor: Frigidaire
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 11/2/1949 - 4/26/1950
Network: CBS
Days: Wednesday
Starting time: 10:30PM
Sponsor: Ford

Dates: 2/16/1953 - 5/15/1953
Network: ABC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Length of show: 15 minutes

Dates: 11/9/1953 - 5/7/1954
Network: ABC
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sponsor: Local sponsors
Length of show: 15 minutes

Series Synopsis: An absurd, often gentle, rural comedy about a pair of grocery store owners who meet and greet an entire town of people it seems, yet most of the interaction was really two actors, Chester Lauck and Norris Goff.
Series Theme: "Evalina," "Eleanor," "Arkansas Travelor," "Down on the Old Party
Creator: ***  
Cast: Cliff Arquette
Jack Benny(himself)
Edna Best
Sybil Chism Bock(Organist)
Carlton Brickert(While Horlick's Malted Milk sponsored the program)
   
Director: Larry Berns
 Bill Gay
 Robert McInnes
 Forrest Owen
 William L. Stuart
Announcer: Gene Baker
 Carlton Brickert
 Lou Crosby
 Gene Hamilton
 Roger Krupp
 Wendell Niles
 Del Sharbutt