Podcast

OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

The great ones are back in action.

Episodes

  • Rocky Jordan: The Make-Up Man

    Sep 26 2018

    A movie make-up man hires Rocky to protect him. Original Air Date: May 22, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2626: That Strong Guy: Trapeze Artist

    Sep 25 2018

    A trapeze artist fears she’s going to be murdered by one of her trapeze partners or her husband and hires Steve to protect her. Original Air Date: Mid-1950s (probably 1955) Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2625: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of Murder and the Jewel Thief

    Sep 24 2018

    A famous jewel thief who is reforming calls Mister Keen for help and is killed before Mister Keen finds out what he wants. Original Air Date: February 9, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2624: Dragnet: The Big Odd

    Sep 22 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a truckjacking where the driver was kidnapped. Original Air Date: December 1, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2623: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Do It Yourself Matter

    Sep 21 2018

    Johnny’s called in when a series of fires hit the booming Simi Valley area where a go-getter insurance salesman has been selling new policies at a torrid pace. Original Air Date: February 11,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2622: Boston Blackie: Jim Wells’ Death Wish

    Sep 20 2018

    Boston Blackie is able to find a man who is targeted for death in time to save his life, but the man doesn’t want saved. Original Air Date: October 1, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2621: Rocky Jordan: Lady in Disguise

    Sep 19 2018

    A lady friend of Rocky’s gives her passport to a woman who shares a mutual enemy with Rocky. When the enemy is murdered, Rocky becomes the prime suspect. Original Air Date: May 8, 1949 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2620: That Strong Guy: Fighter

    Sep 18 2018

    The sister of a prize fighter hires Strong because she fears a promoter has gotten her brother into a fight that will get him killed. Original: Sometime in the mid-1950s (probably 1955) Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2619: Mister Keen: The Telephone Book Murder Case

    Sep 17 2018

    Mister Keen investigates the murder of a man who was about to attend a party for bachelors. Original Air Date: January 26, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2618: Dragnet: The Big Present

    Sep 15 2018

    Friday investigate a series of burglaries that point to a juvenile as a perpetrator. Original Air Date: November 24, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2617: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Nugget of Truth Matter

    Sep 14 2018

    Johnny is called in when a wealthy insured woman and her inventor husband have been receiving death threats. Original Air Date: February 4, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2616: Boston Blackie: The Old ‘Eight-Six’ Disappears

    Sep 13 2018

    A train disappears and its crew is found murdered. Original Air Date: September 24, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2615: Rocky Jordan: The Fall Guy

    Sep 12 2018

    A friend asks Rocky’s to hide him from the police and clear him of the theft from a member of Cairo’s diplomatic corps. Original Air Date: May 1, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2614: That Strong Guy: Bottle of Death

    Sep 11 2018

    A pharmacist turns to Steve Strong to find a bottle of cyanide that was inadvertently sold as a bottle of aspirin. Original Air Date: Mid-1950s (probably 1955) Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2613: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Bride and Groom Murder Case

    Sep 10 2018

    A woman who’s only married a week is murdered on her honeymoon. Original Air Date: January 19, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2612s: Roy Rogers Show: The House I Live In

    Sep 09 2018

    A friend is murdered when about to reveal who the town’s racket boss is. Roy sets out to catch his friend’s killer and uncover the identity of the town’s boss. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2612: Dragnet: The Big Flight

    Sep 08 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a market robbery. Original Air Date: November 17, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2611: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Can’t Be So Matter

    Sep 07 2018

    Johnny suspects a good friend of committing murder. Original Air Date: January 28, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2610: Boston Blackie: The Car Bomb Murder

    Sep 06 2018

    After the owner of a munitions factory threatens to murder a business rival, the rival’s friend is killed with a car bomb. Original Air Date: September 17, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2609: Rocky Jordan: Consignment for Naples

    Sep 05 2018

    A plane carrying Rocky’s consignment of five crates to Naples crashes. Rocky gets far more from the insurance than he paid and a lot of people are furious with him. Original Air Date: April 24,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2608: That Strong Guy: The Temple of Horror

    Sep 04 2018

    Steve Strong stumbles into a murder in the country and is then tied up and held in hopes he can’t give evidence at the trial. Original Air Date: Mid-1950s (probably 1955) Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2607: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Rushville Murder

    Sep 03 2018

    The married daughter of a psychiatrist is murdered shortly after her father warned her that a dangerous patient had escaped and was out for revenge. Original Air Date: January 5, 1950 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2606s: Mayor of the Town: Enemy Agents

    Sep 02 2018

    A man asks the Mayor to look after a cane that he’s been told holds the secret to an Axis spy ring and then is killed. The Mayor suspects foul play. Original Air Date: December 9, 1942 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2606: Dragnet: The Big Kid

    Sep 01 2018

    Friday and Smith try to prevent a juvenile gang war from breaking out. Original Air Date: November 10, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2605: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Terrible Torch Matter

    Aug 31 2018

    Johnny goes to rural New Jersey to investigate suspicious fires at two troubled factories. Original Air Date: January 21, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2604: Boston Blackie: The Ghost of Rocky Island Lighthouse

    Aug 30 2018

    Four of Charlie Kingston’s ships crash near a lighthouse. He calls in Boston Blackie to investigate. Original Air Date: September 10, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2603: Rocky Jordan: My Quiet Friend

    Aug 29 2018

    New York mobsters are intimidating all the cafe owners in Cairo to sell their places at cut-rate prices and Rocky is next on their list. Original Air Date: April 10, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2602: Security Agent USA: The Story of Tom Bennett

    Aug 28 2018

    Counterintelligence Agent Tom Bennett investigates the killing of a friend who was investigating a German refugee atomic scientist. Original Air Date: September 1, 1949 Support the show monthly at [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2601: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Engaged Girl Murder Case

    Aug 27 2018

    The sister of a wealthy man is murdered after she had a fight with his fiancee. Original Air Date: November 10, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2600s: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Valentine Matter (Omnibus)

    Aug 26 2018

    Johnny initially comes to New Orleans to investigate a hotel theft but becomes involved in finding out who’s threatening the life of a retired Prohibition-era Racketeer. Original Air Dates:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2600: Dragnet: The Big Rain

    Aug 25 2018

    A woman is found near death near a gutter in the rain. Original Air Date: November 3, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2599: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Hot Chocolate Matter

    Aug 24 2018

    Johnny investigates a $100,000 jewel robbery that left the security guard critically injured. Original Air Date: January 7, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2598: Boston Blackie: The Fifty Dollar Shoeshine Murder

    Aug 23 2018

    To solve a gang murder, Blackie has to unravel a counterfeiting case Original Air Date: September 3, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2597: Rocky Jordan: Portrait of Rocky

    Aug 22 2018

    A painter gives Rocky a pencil sketch of him, then an Australian sailor beats Rocky up and steals it. Original Air Date: April 3, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2596: Nick Carter: The Case of the Haunted Burial Cave

    Aug 21 2018

    Nick is called in by an anthropologist to investigate when he’s attacked at the site of a Native American burial ground. Original Air Date: May 16, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2595: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Forgotten Cave Murder Mystery

    Aug 20 2018

    A man comes to Mr. Keen after his business partner is murdered while they’re exploring a cave searching for treasure. Original Air Date: November 3, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2594: Dragnet: The Big Fraud

    Aug 18 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a case of extortion by con men pretending to be police officers. Original Air Date: October 27, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2593: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The One Too Many Matter

    Aug 17 2018

    Johnny is sent out on New Year’s Eve to protect an insured elderly woman from being killed by one of her nephews. Original Air Date: December 31, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2592″ Boston Blackie:The Buckley Shakedown Racket

    Aug 16 2018

    A new protection racket is in town and they threaten that if Blackie exposes them, they’ll accuse Mary of killing a man in her car while driving upstate. Original Air Date: August 27, 1947... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2591: Rocky Jordan: Everything Shipshape

    Aug 15 2018

    Rocky gets an offer to sell the Cafe Tambourine out of the blue, but a woman with a gun tells him not to do it. Original Air Date: March 27, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Nick Carter: The Case of the Museum Tragedy

    Aug 14 2018

    A guard at a museum is murdered and a valuable piece is stolen from the museum. Original Air Date: May 27, 1945 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2589: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Ruthless Murderers

    Aug 13 2018

    A businessman who provided key evidence that sent a man to prison is murdered. Original Air Date: October 27, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2588: Dragnet: The Big Paint

    Aug 11 2018

    Friday and Smith are handed a baffling case involving a series of car stripping where the stolen items aren’t showing up anywhere. Original Air Date: October 20, 1953 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2587: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Cinder Elmer Matter

    Aug 10 2018

    Johnny goes to a California ski area near San Bernardino in search of a wealthy insured man. Original Air Date: December 3, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2586: Boston Blackie: The John Austin Murder

    Aug 09 2018

    A wealthy man is murdered in an open field with no apparent clue has to how anyone could have committed the murder. Original Air Date: August 20, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2585: Rocky Jordan: A Passport for Vivi

    Aug 08 2018

    A woman frequenting the Café Tambourine and waiting for a sailor receives some unwanted attention. Original Air Date: March 20, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2584: Nick Carter: Strands of Murder

    Aug 07 2018

    Nick investigates a murder of a temperamental actor with a dagger. The one clue: long black hairs on the dagger. Original Air Date: December 17,1 944 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2583: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Silver Dagger Case

    Aug 06 2018

    A wealthy woman is killed with a silver dagger. Original Air Date: October 13, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2582: Dragnet: The Big Plea

    Aug 04 2018

    Friday and Smith search for a suspect in a series of robberies. Original Air Date: October 13, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2581: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Mad Bomber Matter

    Aug 03 2018

    Johnny heads to Wyoming to prevent a revenge-crazed demolition expert from blowing up a small town. Original Air Date: November 26, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2580: Boston Blackie The Sally Lang Murder

    Aug 02 2018

    A woman comes to Blackie after helping her fiancé hide his late wife’s body, afraid that she will be next. Original Air Date: August 13, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2579: Rocky Jordan: The St. Louis Blues

    Aug 01 2018

    An old friend of Rocky’s is wounded and in the hospital and refuses to speak Rocky or anyone else. Original Air Date: March 13, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2578: Nick Carter: Kidnapped for Sales, Part Eights and Nine

    Jul 31 2018

    Nick and Scubby follow a clue to find the head of the baby kidnapping ring, but find themselves in a trap. Original Air Dates: April 26 and 27, 1944 Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2577: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Man Who Invented Death

    Jul 30 2018

    An eccentric inventor who was working on a way to convert base metals to gold is murdered. Original Air Date: October 6, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2576: Dragnet: The Big Little Mother

    Jul 28 2018

    Friday and Smith try to find a young woman who’s been forging checks to buy children’s clothes. Original Air Date: October 6, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2575: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Guide to Murder Matter

    Jul 27 2018

    After some rainy days, Johnny finally gets in some good fishing in Florida, on a trip that was supposed to be free of business…until a dead body is found in the fishing guide’s garage.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2574: Boston Blackie: The Butcher Mob

    Jul 26 2018

    Blackie sends an underworld figure to Farraday to provide a tip on the activities of the butcher mob. The figure is caught by the mob and sells Blackie out. Original Air Date: August 6, 1947 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2573: Rocky Jordan: The Two O’clock Man

    Jul 25 2018

    A teenager breaks into the Café Tambourine. When Rocky hands him over to police, he escapes and is shot but not by the police. Original Air Date: March 6, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2572: Nick Carter: Kidnapped for Sale, Parts Six and Seven

    Jul 24 2018

    Nick, Patsy, and Scubby are tied up with guns pointed at them as the gang of kidnappers prepares to execute them. Original Air Dates: April 24 and 25, 1944 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2571: Mister Keen Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of Murder with a Thousand Witnesses

    Jul 23 2018

    A man is poisoned after eating his wife’s pie while judging a contest at the fair. Original Air Date: September 29, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2570: Dragnet: The Big Try

    Jul 21 2018

    Friday tries to talk a man out of committing suicide. Original Air Date: September 29, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2569: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Wrong One Matter

    Jul 20 2018

    Earl Poorman calls Johnny out to Florida for some fishing, but first Johnny has to go into the Everglades to check on the health of an insured recluse. Original Air Date: November 12, 1961 When... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2568: Boston Blackie: Mayor Bob Rogers Assassinated

    Jul 19 2018

    Blackie and Farraday try to find out who murdered the mayor. Original Air Date: July 30, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2567: Rocky Jordan: Twenty Fathoms Under

    Jul 18 2018

    An old seafaring acquaintance of Rocky’s asks to borrow his boat to salvage a wreck. Rocky agrees and then finds a newspaper article stating he was financing an expedition brings him unwanted... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2566: Nick Carter: Kidnapped for Sale, Parts Three and Five

    Jul 17 2018

    Shots are fired but the shooter gets away as Nick closes in on the baby stealing ring. Original Air Dates: April 19 and 21, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2565: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Yellow Talon Murder

    Jul 16 2018

    A man asks Keen to solve the murder of his sister, with the only clue pointing to murder by a large bird’s talon. Original Air Date: September 22, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2564: Dragnet: The Big Slip

    Jul 14 2018

    A car dealer buys a stolen car where the seller has the pink slip. Original Air Date: September 22, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2563: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Monticello Mystery Matter

    Jul 13 2018

    An older woman and her young husband have the insurance company send Johnny out to their cottage to meet them and go fishing. Johnny suspects something’s wrong. Original Air Date: November 5,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2562: Boston Blackie: Boston Blackie In Wax

    Jul 12 2018

    An artist makes a perfect wax statue of Boston Blackie, which plays into a plot of two local mobsters to protect their turf from a mob boss from the midwest. Original Air Date: July 23, 1947 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2561: Rocky Jordan: Red Stands for Blood

    Jul 11 2018

    A photographer asks for Rocky’s help and is then murdered. Original Air Date: February 13, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2560: Nick Carter: Kidnap for Sale, Parts One and Two

    Jul 10 2018

    A woman comes to Nick reporting that a man she left her baby with has stolen the baby. Nick recognized it as part of a baby-selling racket. Original Air Dates: April 17 and 18, 1944 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2559: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of Murder and the Bloodstained Necklace

    Jul 09 2018

    A wealthy widow is found murdered clutching a string of cheap imitation pearls. Original Air Date: September 15, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2558: Dragnet: The Big Cab

    Jul 07 2018

    Friday and Smith search for a robber who escapes and leaves the scenes of his crime by taxi cab. Original Air Date: September 15, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2557: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Bee or Not to Bee Matter

    Jul 06 2018

    Johnny investigates a series of fraudulent injury scams at hotels around the country. Original Air Date: October 29, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2556: Boston Blackie: The Construction Gang Bank Robbery

    Jul 05 2018

    Blackie wakes up to the sound of drilling outside of his apartment and finds out that it’s a cover for a bank robbery. Original Air Date: July 16, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2555: Rocky Jordan: Champagne, Caviar, and Hot Ice

    Jul 04 2018

    Rocky finds 250 extra pounds in his checking account and then gets caught in the middle of a jewel robbery. Original Air Date: February 6, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2554: Manhunt: The Case of the Clue in the Column and the Clueless Crime

    Jul 03 2018

    Andrew Stevens investigates the unexplained the murder of two journalists. Then, Stevens looks into the murder of a wealthy man where there seem to be no clues. Original Air Dates: Sometime in 1944... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2553: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: Murder and the Star of Death

    Jul 02 2018

    Mister Keen sets out to to find out who stole a fabulous jewel and murdered its owner Original Air Date: June 9, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2552s: Suspense: Two Sharp Knives

    Jul 01 2018

    A man is detailed in a small town jail on a murder warrant and is then murdered. Original Air Date: December 22, 1942 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2552: Dragnet: The Big Lift

    Jun 30 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of unsolved burglaries.. Original Air Date: September 8, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2551: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Three for One Matter

    Jun 29 2018

    Johnny goes to New Hampshire to investigate the disappearance of a sixty-year-old insured man. Original Air Date: October 15, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember: http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2550: Boston Blackie: The Harmonica Man Murder

    Jun 28 2018

    A harmonica-playing man tries to leave his girlfriend. She shoots him and he stumbles all the way to the house of her gangster ex-fiance. Original Air Date: July 9, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2549: Rocky Jordan: The Baksheesh Boy

    Jun 27 2018

    A beggar boy takes refuge in the Cafe Tambourine and then disappears. Original Air Date: January 16, 1949. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2548: Air Mail Mystery Episodes 11-13

    Jun 26 2018

    Irene Delroy gets a shocking revelation regarding what happened to Andy Andrews, meanwhile her boyfriend Jimmy Gifford has flown into danger in pursuit of the gang. Original Air Date: 1932 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2547: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Glamorous Widow

    Jun 25 2018

    A woman asks Mister Keen to try to find who murdered her employer, a thirty-year-old, beautiful, rich woman. Original Air Date: May 23, 1946 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2546: Dragnet: The Big Bop

    Jun 23 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of check cashing store robberies. Original Air Date: September 1, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2545: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Medium Rare Matter

    Jun 22 2018

    Johnny heads to Corpus Christi to expose a medium who became the beneficiary of several of his followers’ before they died unexpectedly. Original Air Date: October 8, 1961 When making your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2544: Boston Blackie: Johnny ‘Cash’ Burns’ Imported Wool

    Jun 21 2018

    A smuggler kills his business partner and tells Blackie that even if he gives his name, the police won’t be able to prove he did it. He appears to be right when Mary Wesley gives him an alibi.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2543: Rocky Jordan: The Case of the Sleepy Camel

    Jun 20 2018

    Rocky’s given three camels by an old friend and that’s when the trouble starts. Original Air Date: January 16, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2542: Air Mail Mystery Episodes 8 and 9

    Jun 19 2018

    With the death of a pilot, the case has gone to a new level and Irene wants answers from Powers, the head of Transamerican Airlines. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2541: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Strange Case of Charlie Lorimer

    Jun 18 2018

    A woman’s fiance disappears, as does her old boyfriend. Original Air Date: November 29, 1945 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2540: Dragnet: The Big Ham

    Jun 16 2018

    A young woman appears to have committed suicide in the apartment of a promising young actor. Original Air Date: June 28, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2539: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Double-Barreled Matter

    Jun 15 2018

    Johnny flies out to the West Coast to investigate a series of burglaries of an insured couple where nothing was taken. Original Air Date: September 24, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2538: Boston Blackie: The Joe Nelson Murder

    Jun 14 2018

    An ex-con owner of a pet shop is murdered in Blackie’s apartment while he’s on a date with Mary. Original Air Date: June 25, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2537: Rocky Jordan: Escapade with Paula

    Jun 13 2018

    A tall, beautiful woman asks Rocky to help her find her missing husband. Original Air Date: January 9, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2536: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 5 and 6

    Jun 12 2018

    Irene, Fitz, and Jimmy go to Salt Flats to intercept a suspect in the crashes and robberies of planes carrying air mail. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2535: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Absent-Minded Professor

    Jun 11 2018

    A young woman is suspected when her mother is poisoned leaving her a fortune. Original Air Date: March 15, 1945 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2534: Dragnet: The Big Revolt

    Jun 09 2018

    Friday and Smith search for a missing contractor. Original Air Date: June 21, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2533: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Buyer and Cellar Matter

    Jun 08 2018

    Johnny investigates the case of a wealthy man who disappeared after going to visit an eccentric collector. Original Air Date: September 10, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2532: Boston Blackie: The Donald Carver Frame-Up

    Jun 07 2018

    A widow finds a smoking gun in the drawer of her ne’er do well son. The gun is tied to a robbery/murder that occurred at the office of her other son. Original AIr Date: June 18, 1947 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2531: Rocky Jordan: Death in the Sand

    Jun 06 2018

    A sand diviner comes to Rocky’s place and predicts he’ll meet a blonde and encounter death. Original Air Date: January 2, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2530: Air Mail Mystery Episodes 3 and 4

    Jun 05 2018

    Irene Delroy and her assistant go to the scene of the latest crash to search for clues. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2529: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Nightmare Murder

    Jun 04 2018

    The only clue Mister Keen has to help him locate a missing man is his daughter’s nightmare of him being involved in a murder. Original Air Date: December 14, 1944 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2528: Dragnet: The Big Lily

    Jun 02 2018

    Friday and Smith are called in to investigate when a woman is found apparently beaten and near death. Original Air Date: June 14, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2527: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The All Wet Matter

    Jun 01 2018

    Johnny heads to South Carolina, where an insurance agent fears for the life of a wealthy matron. Original Air Date: September 3, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2526: Boston Blackie: Blackie’s Framed for Killing A Watchman

    May 31 2018

    Mary hires another private eye to follow Blackie, as Blackie tries to infiltrate a gang. Original Air Date: June 11, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2525: Rocky Jordan: Up in Flames

    May 30 2018

    Rocky’s offered additional fire insurance and declines it and then that evening, there’s a fire in the Cafe Tambourine. Original Air Date: December 19, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2524: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 1 and 2

    May 29 2018

    Justice Department investigator Irene Delroy begins an investigation into a series of plane crashes where thousands of dollars in government cash shipments disappeared. Original Air Date: Sometime in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2523: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Frightened Child

    May 28 2018

    Mister Keen helps out in the case of a boy whose been struck speechless and no one knows who he is. Original Air Date: November 16, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2522: Dragnet: The Big Will

    May 26 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate the murder of a wealthy business owner. Original Air Date: June 7, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2521: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Shifty Looker Matter

    May 25 2018

    Johnny is called in by an insurance company because an insured child is kidnapped. Johnny’s informed he can’t call the police or the FBI because of the terms of the policy. Original Air... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2520: Boston Blackie: The Stalking Killer

    May 24 2018

    A friend of Mary’s who’s being stalked by a blackmailing killer comes to Blackie for help. Original Air Date: June 4, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2519: Rocky Jordan: Ace High Straight

    May 23 2018

    Rocky lost big in a card game and is ready to payoff but several cards (men named Jack, Queen, and King) distract Rocky and the gun that killed Ace, the man he owed money to, is found in his desk.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2518: Man From Homicide: The Lucille Forbes Case

    May 22 2018

    A woman is found dead with her wrists slit. Dana suspects murder. Original Air Date: August 17, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2517: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Woman in Blue

    May 21 2018

    An Air Force Lieutenant on leave meets a woman at the party and then she mysteriously disappears. Original Air Date: June 15, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2516: Dragnet: The Big Gun, Part Two

    May 19 2018

    Friday and Smith have captured one of the men in a car theft and narcotics racket, but now have to catch the ringleader. Original Air Date: May 31, 1953 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2515: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Too Many Crooks Matter

    May 18 2018

    Johnny is called in to deliver an insured to the insurance office. He’s slugged on arriving at her house and finds a million dollars in jewels missing when he awakes. Original Air Date: August... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2514: Boston Blackie: The Ghost of Florence Newton

    May 17 2018

    Boston Blackie picks up a hitchhiker who disappears and is told that it’s a dead ringer for the ghost of a local dead woman. Original Air Date: May 28, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2513: Rocky Jordan: Strangers Three

    May 16 2018

    Three people are offering Rocky money for the location of a former business partner who owes Rocky $15,000. Original Air Date: December 5, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2512: Man From Homicide: The Steve Morton Case

    May 15 2018

    A wealthy man is found shot in the face with both barrels of a shotgun. Original Air Date: August 27, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2511: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Leaping Dog

    May 14 2018

    An abandoned dog leads Mister Keen to a search for the dog’s missing owners. Original Air Date: April 13, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2510: Dragnet: The Big Gun, Part One

    May 12 2018

    A stolen rental truck leads Friday and Smith into the middle of an investigation involving stolen cars and narcotics along the Mexican border.   Original Air Date: May 24, 1953 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2509: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Wrong Doctor Matter

    May 11 2018

    Johnny is called back to Corpus Christi to protect an insured who has run afoul of several drug traffickers. Original Air Date: August 13, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2508: Boston Blackie: Blackie Breaks Into Langley Penitentiary

    May 10 2018

    Blackie breaks into prison into prison to warm a young convict with a chip on his shoulder and finds himself a suspect in a prisoner’s murder. Original Air Date: May 21, 1947 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2507: Rocky Jordan: The Man in the Morgue

    May 09 2018

    Rocky opens the newspaper to find a story saying he was found dead. Original Air Date: November 21, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2506: Man From Homicide: The Wee Willie Barnes Case

    May 08 2018

    Lieutenant Dana investigates the murder of a hood who was about to testify before the crime commission. Original Air Date: August 20, 1951 Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2505: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Strange Display

    May 07 2018

    A hated window dresser is found murdered in his own display. The fiancée of the prime suspect asks Keen to bring him home. Original Air Date: March 16, 1944 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2504s: The Bob Hope Show with Guest Star Jack Webb

    May 06 2018

    Sergeant Friday has to solve a murder while breaking in a new partner…Detective Bob Hope. Original Air Date: February 4, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2504: Dragnet: The Big False Move

    May 05 2018

    A man has confessed to holding up a store, but Friday suspects he’s not telling the truth. Original Air Date: May 10, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2503: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Perilous Padre Matter

    May 04 2018

    Johnny is called to a small island off the coast of Corpus Christi by an insurance agent to look for a lost treasure and something he’d let Johnny know when he arrived. When Johnny arrives, he... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2502: Boston Blackie: The Joe Adams Drowning Murder

    May 03 2018

    A body is found in the sea lions’ pool at the zoo. Original Air Date: May 14, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2501: Rocky Jordan: Count Me Out

    May 02 2018

    Rocky goes to see a dancer whose drawing patrons away from the Café Tambourine and she asks Rocky to protect her. Original Air Date: November 7, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2500: Man from Homicide: The Drowned Girl case

    May 01 2018

    The body of a young woman is dragged from the river and a policeman said he saw her jump in, but Lieutenant Dana doesn’t believe it was suicide. Original Air Date: August 6, 1951 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2499: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Person: The Case of Murder in the Air

    Apr 30 2018

    A woman comes to Mr. Keen because she’s afraid someone’s trying to kill her. Original Air Date: February 24, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2498: Dragnet: The Big Joke

    Apr 28 2018

    A bartender calls Friday and Smith when he receives a letter offering him $5,000 to kill a man. Original Air Date: May 10, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2497: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Philadelphia Miss Matter

    Apr 27 2018

    An insurance agent asks if Johnny has top secret clearance and then summons him to Mississippi. Original Air Date: July 30, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2496: Boston Blackie: The Hilda Petersen Murder

    Apr 26 2018

    Mary calls in Blackie because her next door neighbor believes her husband is going to kill her. Original Air Date: May 7, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2495: Rocky Jordan: The Bartered Bridegroom

    Apr 25 2018

    A very tall woman walks into Rocky’s café and informs him that he’s going to marry her for $5,000. Original Air Date: October 31, 1948 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2494: Man from Homicide: The Eddie Kent Case

    Apr 24 2018

    The wife of a wanted hood returns to town, so the police expect the hood to follow. However, Lieutenant Dana smells a setup. Original Air Date: July 23, 1951 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2493: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Girl Who Flirted

    Apr 23 2018

    The assistant curator of the Manhatten Museum asks Mr. Keen to find a young female art copyist. Original Air Date: February 3, 1944 Support the show monthly at: patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2492: Dragnet: The Big Carney

    Apr 21 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of high-priced shopliftings. Original Air Date: May 3, 1953 Support the show monthly at: patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2491: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Chuckanut Matter

    Apr 20 2018

    Johnny is sent to ensure that an insured woman isn’t murdered by her husband. Original Air Date: July 23, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2490: Boston Blackie: Slamming Sammy Saunders

    Apr 19 2018

    A man with thousands of dollars in gambling debts agrees to introduce a woman to his baseball player brother. Original Air Date: April 29, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2489: Richard Diamond: The Hollywood Story

    Apr 18 2018

    Diamond is called to Hollywood to help a producer who’s being blackmailed. Rebroadcast Date: August 23, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2488: The Man from Homicide: The Muriel Smith Case

    Apr 17 2018

    Lieutenant Dana investigates the death of a nightclub singer. Original Air Date: June 25, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net   Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2487: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of Mr. Trevor’s Secret

    Apr 16 2018

    Mr. Keen is called in by the owner of a war plant to find a missing chemical engineer. Original Air Date: February 17, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2486: Dragnet: The Big Scrapbook

    Apr 14 2018

    Friday and Smith track down three robbers who pulled off a big jewel robbery in San Diego. Original Air Date: April 26, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2485: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Old Fashioned Murder Matter

    Apr 13 2018

    Johnny is called in by an insurance agent who fears a well-insured elderly client will be murdered. Original Air Date: July 16, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2484: Boston Blackie: The Millicent Bromley Ransom

    Apr 12 2018

    With Blackie out of town, Farraday tries to recover a kidnapped woman. Original Air Date: April 22, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2483: Richard Diamond: The Hatpin Murder Case

    Apr 11 2018

    An Oklahoma rancher brings Diamond to solve the death of his brother. Rebroadcast Date: August 16, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2482: Rocky Fortune: Boarding House Doublecross

    Apr 10 2018

    Rocky stays at a flophouse, but a small man insists that he and his wife had rented the room, but there’s no sign of his wife and the landlords claim not to know him. Original Air Date: March... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2481: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Boy Who Used Big Words

    Apr 09 2018

    A boy comes to Mr. Keen concerned about his uncle’s strange behavior. Mr. Keen doesn’t take the case and the boy’s uncle is murdered and the boy disappears. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2480: Dragnet: The Big Rip

    Apr 07 2018

    Friday and Smith get a tip on the identity of safe burglars from a suspect in a previous case. Original Air Date: April 19, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2479: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Fiddle Faddle Matter

    Apr 06 2018

    Johnny is called in to find a missing rare violin.   Original Air Date: July 9, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2478: Boston Blackie: The Phonograph Record Murder

    Apr 05 2018

    A man receives a record saying he’s going to be murdered and then he’s killed while listening to it. Original Air Date: April 15, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2477: Richard Diamond: The Wheat Germ Case

    Apr 04 2018

    A man stumbles into Diamond’s office and dies from being stabbed with ice pick, but not before giving clues that lead Diamond to a health club. Rebroadcast Date: August 9, 1953 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2476: Rocky Fortune: Rocket Racket

    Apr 03 2018

    Rocky is hired for an odd job and dragged to Utah where he’s designated as the pilot of a private rocket ship to the moon. Original Air Date: March 23, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2475: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of a Girl Who Sang Too Well

    Apr 02 2018

    Mr. Keen investigates the disappearance of a singer from a theater. Original Air Date: January 20, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2474: Dragnet: The Big Compulsion

    Mar 31 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of false alarms being called in. Original Air Date: April 12, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2473: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Well of Trouble Matter

    Mar 30 2018

    Johnny notices a suspicious cash payment from an insured and goes to investigate. Original Air Date: July 2, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2472: Boston Blackie: The Aggie Rogers Murder

    Mar 29 2018

    A wealthy eccentric woman who lived in a clutter-filled house, is murdered. Original Air Date: April 8, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2471: Richard Diamond: The Kidnapped Policeman

    Mar 28 2018

    Lieutenant Levinson is kidnapped. A warning is given that if a man Levinson sent to death row dies…Levinson dies. Rebroadcast Date: August 2, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2470: Rocky Fortune: Psychological Murder

    Mar 27 2018

    Rocky helps a woman who’s afraid she’ll murder her husband. Original Air Date: March 16, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2469: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Missing Witness

    Mar 26 2018

    Mr. Keen investigates the murder of a fashion queen’s daughter. Original Air Date: January 13, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2468: Dragnet: The Big Chet

    Mar 24 2018

    An ex-con gives Friday and Smith a tip in a series of robberies. Original Air Date: April 5, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2467: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Imperfect Crime Matter

    Mar 23 2018

    The young wife of a mystery writer is afraid her husband is going to kill her. Original Air Date: June 25, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2466: Boston Blackie: The Cy Gardner Murder

    Mar 22 2018

    A man calls Blackie for help and tells him to take a bus to the country. On the bus, a woman with a gun forces Blackie off the bus. Original Air Date: April 1, 1946 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2465: Richard Diamond: The Rifle Case

    Mar 21 2018

    A gunmaker has received threats and asks Diamond to protect him until he can deliver his designs to the government. Rebroadcast Date: June 21, 1953 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2464: Rocky Fortune: The Twice-Murdered Man

    Mar 20 2018

    In a bar, Rocky and a friend who’s an insurance actuary search the bar for the one person in the building who’s a murderer. Original Air Date: March 9, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2463: Mister Keen Tracer of Lost Persons: The Moonless Night

    Mar 19 2018

    A woman calls Mr. Keen in to find her missing uncle. Original Air Date: January 6, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2462: Dragnet: The Big Dream

    Mar 17 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a $5,000 liquor store hold up. Original Air Date: March 29, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2461: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Low Tide Matter

    Mar 16 2018

    Johnny is called in by an insurance agent who fears a wealthy man is going to be murdered by his business partner. Original Air Date: June 18, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2460: Boston Blackie: Blackie Framed for Horse Room Thefts

    Mar 15 2018

    A man decides to commit a series of robberies of horse racing betting rooms and frame Boston Blackie for it. Original Air Date: March 25, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2459: Richard Diamond: The Missing Night Watchman

    Mar 14 2018

    Diamond is hired to find a missing night watchman who disappeared with $50,000 in consigned jewels Rebroadcast Date: June 21, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2458: Rocky Fortune: Honor Among Thieves

    Mar 13 2018

    Rocky tries to help a doctor who has to account for $25,000 in missing drugs and a drug addict son who is behind it. Original Air Date: March 2, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2457: Night Beat: The “Bug” Killings

    Mar 12 2018

    Randy is investigating a series of murders where the killer calls the police in advance of each killing. Original Air Date: September 25, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2456: Dragnet: The Big Informant

    Mar 10 2018

    Friday and Smith are trying to track down a team of safe burglars. Their search leads them to a man who denies involvement but is glad to help. Original Air Date: March 22, 1953 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2455: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Big Date Matter

    Mar 09 2018

    After finishing a case in Miami, Johnny has to drive up to Sarasota. If he doesn’t, it could send another insurance agent to jail. Then Johnny meets a mysterious woman and finds himself... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2454: Boston Blackie: The ‘Sam Fisher’ Murder

    Mar 08 2018

    One of the city’s best-dressed men doesn’t remember his past and then turns to Blackie for help. He takes a cab after meeting with Blackie and the cabbie turns up dead. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2453: Richard Diamond: The Cover-Up Murders

    Mar 07 2018

    An anonymous man calls Walt and threatens to commit a murder at 8 o’clock. He succeeds and plans to do it again. Rebroadcast Date: June 7, 1953 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2452: Rocky Fortune: A Sitting Duck for Death

    Mar 06 2018

    A killer who Rocky put away escapes prison threatening to murder Rocky and those who sent him up. Rocky tries to get out of town, but one of the men on the list wants to use Rocky as a decoy to draw... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2451: Night Beat: The Policy Wheel Racket

    Mar 05 2018

    A blind man tells Randy the leader of a local rescue mission has been severely beaten. Randy wants to find out why but the man won’t tell him. Original Air Date: September 18, 1952 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2450s: Police Woman: The Case of the Scheming Bridegroom

    Mar 04 2018

    A woman is interested in marrying a man from a personals ad but fears he’s a murderer, Lt. Mary Sullivan investigates. Original Air Date June 29, 1947 Support the show monthly at [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2450: Dragnet: The Big Impossible

    Mar 03 2018

    Friday and Smith think they’ve found the man behind a series of robberies. The only problem? He couldn’t have possibly done it because he was in a sanitarium. Original Air Date: March 15,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2349: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Stock in Trade Matter

    Mar 02 2018

    Johnny investigates the murder of a man in a small town who lived alone in an old Southern plantation house. Original Air Date: June 4, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2448: Boston Blackie: The Joe Easton Car Theft Ring

    Mar 01 2018

    Blackie is worried that boys are abandoning the local gym to curry favor with a mobster who was just released from prison and is now flush with cash. Meanwhile, a string of car thefts is plaguing the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2447: Richard Diamond: The William B. Holland Case

    Feb 28 2018

    Diamond is hired to track down a man’s brother in South America, and takes Lt. Levinson for company. Rebroadcast Date: May 31, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2446: Rocky Fortune: One Husband Too Many

    Feb 27 2018

    A woman with two husbands wants Rocky to murder one of them for her. Original Air Date: February 9, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2445:Night Beat: Larry, the Understudy

    Feb 26 2018

    A young dancer’s understudy puts on an impressive dancing performance that has the show’s owner ready to make him a star. However, he quits and disappears from the Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2444s: Hercule Poirot: Rendezvous with Death

    Feb 25 2018

    A young woman is jilted when her fiancé instead marries her best friend. The jilted bride follows the newly married couple around on their honeymoon. Original Air Date: July 12, 1945 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2444: Dragnet: The Big Laugh

    Feb 24 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a man who is taking advantage of lonely single women. Original Air Date: March 8, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2443: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Yaak Mystery Matter

    Feb 23 2018

    Johnny is sent to Montana to investigate the status of a man insured for half a million dollars. Original Air Date: May 28, 1961 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2442: Boston Blackie: The Fight-Fixing Ring

    Feb 22 2018

    A boxer is threatened if he doesn’t fix a fight and turns to Blackie for help. Original Air Date: March 4, 1946 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2441: Richard Diamond: The Enigma of Big Ed

    Feb 21 2018

    A factory owner hires Diamond to find out who is sabotaging his factory. Original Air Date: April 4, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2440: Rocky Fortune: The Catskills Cover-Up

    Feb 20 2018

    Rocky is hired as a social director at a Catskills bed and breakfast but finds the owner needs help with her fugitive son. Original Air Date: February 9, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2439: Night Beat: The Bomb On Flight 63

    Feb 19 2018

    Randy receives a tip that there’s a bomb on a plane to Denver. Original Air Date: September 4, 1952 Support the show monthly at [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2438s: Suspense: Frightened City

    Feb 18 2018

    A soldier returns from Korea to find his brother-in-law’s been murdered and no one in town will talk about it. Original Air Date: November 10, 1952 Support Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2438: Dragnet: The Big Want

    Feb 17 2018

    Friday and Smith search for a fugitive from another city. Original Air Date: March 1, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2437: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Lone Wolf Matter

    Feb 16 2018

    Johnny is called in to help a respected businessman being blackmailed by his ex-partner. Original Air Date: May 21, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2436: Boston Blackie: The Joe Barton Murder

    Feb 15 2018

    A couple in rural New York ask Blackie to look for their missing son. Original Air Date: February 25, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]