Podcast

OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

The great ones are back in action.

Episodes

  • EP2695: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Burma Red Matter

    Dec 14 2018

    Johnny investigates the theft of an uncut ruby. Original Air Date: May 6, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Take the listener... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Boston Blackie: The Riding Stable Murder

    Dec 13 2018

    It looks like the owner of a riding stable was kicked in the head but Blackie thinks its murder Original Air Date: January 7, 1948 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! ]]

  • Rocky Jordan: Gold Fever

    Dec 12 2018

    An old friend of Rocky’s gives him the deed to a South African gold mine. Original Air Date: August 7, 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! ]]

  • EP2692: Stand by for Crime: Baby Betsy’s Mother

    Dec 11 2018

    A mother who adopted her five-year-old at birth comes to Chuck after a woman shows up claiming to be the five-year-old’s birth mother and wanting custody of the child. Original Air Date: 1952... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2691: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Quicksand Murder case

    Dec 10 2018

    A woman calls her sister and asks her to come get her from a house she just rented. When the sister arrives, the woman is gone and she calls Mister Keen in to investigate. Original Air Date: June 1,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2690: Dragnet: The Big Pipe

    Dec 08 2018

    A woman is found beaten to death in her office. Original Air Date: February 23, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2689: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Grand Canyon Matter

    Dec 07 2018

    Johnny is called to Arizona to track down an underworld figure whose believed to have valuable stolen jewels. Original Air Date: April 29, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2688: Boston Blackie: Pierre L’escale’s Door Buzzer

    Dec 06 2018

    A man in Paris sends a friend to America with a door buzzer that he says will make them both rich. Original Air Date: December 31, 1947 Try Idagio free for 14 days by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2687: Rocky Jordan: Valachi

    Dec 05 2018

    A Spanish Gypsy wants to leave the gypsy life and marry an outsider, but she’s being followed by a jealous ex-boyfriend. Original Air Date: December 31, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2686: Stand by for Crime: The Tennant Jewels Stolen

    Dec 04 2018

    An elderly woman’s jewels are stolen. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Original Air Date: Sometime in 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2685: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Broken Window Murder Case

    Dec 03 2018

    A wealthy man is murdered in his home by someone who entered through a broken window. Original Air Date: May 25, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2684: Dragnet: The Big Sucker

    Dec 01 2018

    A con man is tricking people into paying thousands of dollars for phony diamonds. Original Air Date: February 16, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2683: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Skidmore Matter

    Nov 30 2018

    Johnny is sent out to help the show’s writer/producer’s brother with a case of stolen farming/construction equipment. Original Air Date: April 22, 1962 When making your travel plans,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2682: Boston Blackie: Where Oh Where Has My Mary Gone

    Nov 29 2018

    Blackie goes to Mary’s apartment after sending her to spy on a gangster and finds another woman living there who claims not to know who Mary is. Original Air Date: December 24, 1947 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2681: Rocky Jordan: The Coward of Mutah Kahn

    Nov 28 2018

    Rocky is summoned by a respected old man who has a knife in and wants Rocky’s help fulfilling his last request. Original Air Date: July 24, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2680: Stand by for Crime: Prisoners of the Revolution

    Nov 27 2018

    Chuck Morgan and Carol go to cover a revolution in South America where Chuck finds out he’s a dead-ringer for the country’s ousted President. Original Air Date: 1952 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2679: Mister Keen: The Case of Murder and the Missing Car

    Nov 26 2018

    A wealthy man’s car disappears. When he gets back, the man discovers his daughter’s boyfriend’s body in the back of the car. Original Air Date: May 11, 1950 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2678: Dragnet: The Big Broad

    Nov 24 2018

    Friday and Slats Henry investigate a series of liquor store robberies. 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! ]]

  • EP2677: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Wrong Idea Matter

    Nov 23 2018

    Johnny is called in to help an insured woman who’s afraid her ex-convict husband will fulfill a pledge made at trial to pay her back. Original Air Date: April 15, 1962 When making your travel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2676: Boston Blackie: The Wrong Henry Williams Killed

    Nov 22 2018

    A philanthropist named Henry Williams is killed and a gangster named Henry Williams suspects that he was the actual target and turns to Blackie for help. Original Air Date: December 3, 1947 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2675: Rocky Jordan: The Race

    Nov 21 2018

    A woman warns Rocky a bomb is going to explode in a pawn shop. The bomb goes off and she tells them another one will go off in half a day and she doesn’t know where it is. Original Air Date:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • Stand by For Crime: Queenie’s $10,000 Alibi

    Nov 20 2018

    Chuck Morgan finds a woman in his apartment who gives him $10,000 to say he was with her eight days earlier. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The King Cobra Murder Case

    Nov 19 2018

    A woman is killed by a Cobra aboard a cruise ship. Original Air Date: May 4, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2672: Dragnet: The Big Filth

    Nov 17 2018

    Friday investigates when a woman disappears and leaves her children alone for more than a week. Original Air Date: February 2, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2671: Yours Truly: The Ivy Emerald Matter

    Nov 16 2018

    Johnny searches for a stolen emerald. Original Air Date: April 8, 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! ]]

  • EP2670: Boston Blackie: Blackie Breaks Up the Murdoch Gang

    Nov 15 2018

    With Farraday out of town and an ambitious replacement in charge, Blackie sets out to single-handedly break up the Murdoch gang. Original Air Date: November 26, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2669: Rocky Jordan: The Broken Wing

    Nov 14 2018

    A man asks Rocky to take care of his unmarried daughter. Original Air Date: July 10, 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! ]]

  • EP2668: Stand by for Crime: Marijuana Mystery

    Nov 13 2018

    Chuck goes to the Mexican Border when his secretary Carol has been arrested for smuggling marijuana. Original Air Date: 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2667: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Woman Who Married a Murderer

    Nov 12 2018

    A woman comes to Mister Keen because she fears that her husband murdered her ex-boyfriend. Original Air Date: April 27, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2666: Dragnet: The Big Bid

    Nov 10 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a burglary at a high-end clothing store. Original Air Date: January 26, 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! ]]

  • EP2665: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Blue Rock Matter

    Nov 09 2018

    Johnny goes to a fishing cabin on opening at the request of an insurance agent who believes that a man is going to kill his young insured stepson. Original Air Date: April 1, 1962 Try Idagio free for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2664: Boston Blackie: Armored Car Murder Case

    Nov 08 2018

    An Armored Car carrying cash is robbed and its drivers killed. Original Air Date: November 19, 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! ]]

  • EP2663: Rocky Jordan: The Map of Murder

    Nov 07 2018

    Rocky hires a singer for the Cafe Tambourine. She’s harassed at work and then Rocky finds her dead. Original Air Date: July 3, 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! ]]

  • EP2662: Stand by for Crime: The Mark Adams Murder

    Nov 06 2018

    Chuck Morgan looks into the murder of a respected citizen and is shocked when his wife reveals that he was a drug addict. Originally Aired in 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2661: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Country Club Murder Case

    Nov 05 2018

    A wealthy heiress is murdered at a country club. Original Air Date: April 20, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2660: Dragnet: The Big Bill

    Nov 03 2018

    Friday and Smith are called in by a woman who believes her good friend, a local restaurant owner, is missing. Original Air Date: January 19, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2659: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Shadow of a Doubt Matter

    Nov 02 2018

    Johnny goes to California to investigate a $170,000 embezzlement case. Original Air Date: March 25, 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! ]]

  • EP2658: Boston Blackie: Murder, Incorporated

    Nov 01 2018

    Blackie has to take down a murder gang that operates like a business and leaves no bodies behind. Original Air Date: November 12, 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! ]]

  • EP2657: Rocky Jordan: Journey to Nashier

    Oct 31 2018

    Rocky takes a sample of his favorite brand of bottled water while visiting a bottling importer. He collapses and wakes up fifty miles away in the desert. Original Air Date: June 26, 1949 Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2656: Stand by for Crime: Luke Larson’s Murder

    Oct 30 2018

    A prizefighter is in a fight that Chuck thinks is rigged. Original Air Date: Sometime in 1952 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! ]]

  • EP2655: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Eccentric Millionaire Murder Case

    Oct 29 2018

    Mister Keen investigates the murder of a reclusive millionaire. Original Air Date: April 13, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2654s: The Crime Club: Mister Smith’s Hat

    Oct 28 2018

    An alcoholic who was an embarrassment to his well-to-do family is murdered. Original Air Date: January 23, 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! ]]

  • EP2654: Dragnet: The Big Switch

    Oct 27 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate an apparent suicide with signs of foul play. Original Air Date: January 12, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2653: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Ike and Mike Matter

    Oct 26 2018

    Johnny arrives too late to help a local insurance agent determine whether to cancel the policy of a shady customer as the insured died in the fire of an apparent accident, but Johnny’s not too... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2652: Boston Blackie: The Mysterious Old Shoe

    Oct 25 2018

    Blackie receives a shoe, $1,000, and instructions to deliver the shoe to the police. Original Air Date: November 5, 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! ]]

  • EP2651: Rocky Jordan: The Big Ditch

    Oct 24 2018

    An old friend of Rocky’s has a plan to get rich quick–buy the Suez Canal and wants Rocky to loan him money to do it. Original Air Date: June 19, 1949 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2650: Stand by For Crime: The Communist Menace

    Oct 23 2018

    At the request of the station owner and the FBI, radio crime reporter Chuck Morgan reads a pro-Communist script on his broadcast and is fired so he can infilitrate the Communist Party and find out... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2649: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of Murdered Detective

    Oct 22 2018

    A police detective friend of Keen and Clancy is murdered while investigating a charity theft. Original Air Date: April 6, 1950 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! ]]

  • EP2648: Dragnet: The Big Listen

    Oct 20 2018

    Friday and Smith get a tip on a couple criminals planning something big. Original Air Date: January 5, 1954 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! ]]

  • EP2647: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Golden Dream Matter

    Oct 19 2018

    Johnny investigates an insured mining engineer who disappeared while investigating a shady mining promoter. Original Air Date: March 11, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2646: Boston Blackie: Blackie Framed On Film

    Oct 18 2018

    A film is found showing Blackie committing robbery and murder. Farraday and Mary don’t believe it, but Blackie insists its true. Original Air Date: October 29, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2645: Rocky Jordan: The Man from Damascus

    Oct 17 2018

    A disfigured man shows up in Cairo blaming Rocky for his disfigurement but willing to forgive him if he tracks down a wanted criminal for him. Original Air Date: June 12, 1948 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2644: That Strong Guy: King Midas

    Oct 16 2018

    Strong and his secretary Sandra go undercover to ensnare a leader of a youth gang. Original Air Date: Mid-1950s (Probably 1955) 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! ]]

  • EP2643: Mister Keen: The Innocent Flirtation Murder Case

    Oct 15 2018

    A man challenges a famous architect to a duel for flirting with his wife and then the architect is murdered. Original Air Date: March 16, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2642: Dragnet: The Big Steal

    Oct 13 2018

    Friday and Smith investigate a series of fur burglaries. Original Air Date: December 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! ]]

  • EP2641: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Top Secret Matter

    Oct 12 2018

    Johnny is called in to investigate a series of deaths in explosions happening at a chemical plant that’s creating a new rocket fuel. Original Air Date: March 4, 1962 When making your travel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2640: Boston Blackie: The Million Dollar Mid-Air Diamond Theft

    Oct 11 2018

    A private detective is killed in mid-air and a diamond disappears in the middle of a flight on a small three-person plane. Original Air Date: October 22, 1947 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2639: Rocky Jordan: The Man They All Loved

    Oct 10 2018

    A well-known and beloved missionary is found dead at the Tambourine. Original Air Date: June 5, 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! ]]

  • EP2638: That Strong Guy: Tony on Parole

    Oct 09 2018

    Steve Strong helps a young woman who needs help making sure her ex-con husband with anger issues reforms. Original Air Date: Sometime in the mid-1950s Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2637: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Melody of Murder

    Oct 08 2018

    A young man asks Mister Keen to investigate the death of his sister, a promising young pianist who was strangled. Original Air Date: March 9, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2636: Dragnet: The Big Brink

    Oct 06 2018

    Friday and Smith search for an armed robbery gang. Original Air Date: December 15, 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! ]]

  • EP2635: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Mixed Blessing Matter

    Oct 05 2018

    Johnny is called out to California to deliver a lump sum pay off that a local agent is suspicious of. Original Air Date: February 25, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2634: Boston Blackie: Joe Crane, Hired Killer

    Oct 04 2018

    A killer is hired to tie a man up and then murder the man’s wife giving the man an alibi but decides to leave the man tied up and perhaps kill him. Original Air Date: October 15, 1947 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2633: Rocky Jordan: Betrayal in the Desert

    Oct 03 2018

    A muzzein is murdered in the street and Rocky is found unconscious with the knife in his hand. Original Air Date: May 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! ]]

  • EP2632: That Strong Guy Guy: The Paper Chase

    Oct 02 2018

    An escaped killer kidnaps Strong’s secretary Sandra and sends Strong on a chase where he must follow clues to find her. Original Air Date: Sometime in the mid-1950s, most likely 1955 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2631: Mister Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons: The Case of the Two-Faced Murderer

    Oct 01 2018

    A woman tells her husband that she saw an old rival of his at the window and then the husband is murdered. Original Air Date: February 16, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  • EP2630: Dragnet: The Big Pick

    Sep 29 2018

    Friday and Smith help out a man whose entire life savings were stolen by a pickpocket. Original Air Date: December 8, 1953 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! ]]

  • EP2629: Your Truly Johnny Dollar: The Takes a Crook Matter

    Sep 28 2018

    Johnny needs to hand over a car trunk full of counterfeit money. Original Air Date: February 18, 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! ]]

  • EP2628: Boston Blackie: Aunt Sarah’s Murder

    Sep 27 2018

    A man hires another man to act as his alibi in the event his wealthy Aunt Sarah is murdered. Original Air Date: October 8, 1947 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! ]]

  • EP2627: Rocky Jordan: The Make-Up Man

    Sep 26 2018

    A movie makeup 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 truck-jacking 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! ]]

  • EP2590: 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 17,1944 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! ]]