The Baby Snooks Show was an old time radio show starring the infamous Fanny Brice. She played a young girl, who was actually 40 years younger than herself. The character, Baby Snooks came from a character in a comic strip called Baby Snookums. Fanny Brice incorporated the character into her vaudeville act in 1912. Baby Snookums started out on the Ziegfield Follies of the Air and then, Brice played the character on the Good News Show. In 1940, she was a regular character on the old time radio show, Maxwell House Coffee Time. Finally, in 1944, Baby Snooks got her own show. The show ended in May of 1951, when Fanny Brice tragically died of a cerebral hemorrhage.