episodes of Life of Riley

William Bendix as Chester A. Riley

William Bendix as Chester A. Riley
William Bendix owned the role of lovable, earnest, blue-collar schlub Chester Riley and the classic sitcome "The Life of Riley" was his most famous and well-loved part -- first on radio, then subsequently in a movie and a 1950s television show. But Bendix could play other roles - from a sadistic gangster in 1942's "The Glass Key" to a soldier in Alfred Hitchcock's "Lifeboat" to the title role in "The Babe Ruth Story".

Click on a script title below to view it:

Oct 29 1944 The Haunted House
May 13 1945 Mother in Law
Apr 20 1946 The Giant Easter Bunny
Apr 27 1946 Gambling Lesson
Apr 26 1947 Simon the Waiter
May 10 1947 Mother's Day Speech
Nov 22 1947 "Are we ever going to get a Car?"
Nov 29 1947 Thanksgiving with the Gillises
Feb 14 1948 A Comic Valentine for Peg
Dec 24 1948 No Christmas Bonus This Year
Feb 18 1949 Valentine Locket
Mar 25 1949 Babs Runs for President
Nov 17 1950 The Rileys' First Date
Dec 08 1950 "The Lawnmower Company"
Date Unknown Catalina
(Return to Library)