The Wayne and Shuster Show was a half-hour radio program, which broadcast live on the CBC at 9:30pm on Thursday evenings. The show featured the comedy of Wayne and Shuster, along with co-stars Eric Christmas, Terry Dale, Herb May and several guest comedians. The show was produced by Jackie Rae and Samuel Hershenhoren provided the music. The radio program ran until 1954, when Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster began to appear in hour-long specials on CBC television.
Dick Nelson was an American radio and television writer, actor and comedian from the 1940s until the 1980s. He is credited alongside Wayne and Shuster as a guest star in one of their early radio skits on the Wayne and Shuster Show.
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This file consists of an original script for a radio skit entitled Buster Bigelow, written for the Wayne and Shuster Show on CBC radio. It is possible that Dick Nelson was a guest on the program, as one character's name is Dan Forrester, which could be a reference to a character played by Nelson in a Laural and Hardy film entitled Great Guns.