1947-1954 My Friend Irma tells the story of a extremely dim-witted blonde stenographer named Irma Peterson, played by Marie Wilson, and the daily high-jinx that she gets into with her screwy friends. One of Irma's best friends was her logical and very dependable roommate, and narrator of the show, Jane Stacy, played by Cathy Lewis. At the time, Cathy Lewis was already well-establishedin the radio community. With Cathy Lewis on board, the show would soar, giving an average Hooper rating of20-plus! They were sponsored by EMMD (breath fresheners), Pepsodent Toothpaste & Lever Bros SwanBeauty Soap. My Friend Irma became a comic book character when published by Marvel/Atlas Comics in 1950.