The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

By Adam Graham

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Steve M
 Jan 23, 2021
fantastic entertainment so enjoyable

Ken
 Nov 17, 2020
Adam provides great background information on each episode. I love the historical background he gives on the actors and show production.

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On the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio, every day we feature a different detective program. Our current line-up is Box 13, Dick Tracy, The Man Called X, Mystery is My Hobby, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and T-Man. Podcast Award nominated Host Adam Graham has been your guide through each series since 2009 as he provides insightful commentary and humor after each episode as well as responding to listener questions and feedback.

Episode Date
EP3390: Mystery is My Hobby: Robert's Rubber Company
2054
Ahead of a UN Conference, an official of a Latin American government is murdered. A missing formula could change the future of the region. Original Air Date: April or May 1945 Support the show...

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Mar 04, 2021
EP3389: Man Called X: Contraband
2138
The Man Called X goes to Mexico to break up a contraband smuggling ring. Original Air Date: August 29, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Mar 03, 2021
EP3388: Fat Man: Murder Rides a Wheelchair (AU)
1866
An ailing elderly man hires Brad to get his wild daughter out of trouble with the operator of a gambling den. Original Air Date: January 20, 1955 Support the show monthly at...

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Mar 02, 2021
EP3387: Casey, Crime Photographer: The Box of Death
2208
A woman finds opens a box and finds her husband’s dead body inside. Original Air Date: April 17, 1947 Support the show monthly at

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Mar 01, 2021
EP3386: The Silent Men: The Empire of Pip the Blind
2180
A narcotics agent goes undercover to bust a West Coast drug kingpin. Original Air Date: October 21, 1951 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show...

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Feb 27, 2021
EP3385: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Lucky Costa Matter
2027
The wife of a detective friend calls Johnny in to look for her missing husband. Original Air Date: August 15, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Feb 26, 2021
EP3384: Mystery is My Hobby: John Crain Murdered
1806
Barton Drake and Inspector Danton investigate the murder of a wealthy recluse. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Feb 25, 2021
EP3383: Man Called X: The Burma Pennisula
2028
The Man Called X travels to Burma where war refugees have been stranded and are in conflict with local farmers. Original Air Date: August 22, 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Feb 24, 2021
EP3382: The Fat Man: Murder Repeats Itself (AU)
2069
A woman comes to Brad because she’s afraid her hot-headed nephew will kill his stepfather. Original Air Date: January 13, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show...

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Feb 23, 2021
EP3381: Casey, Crime Photographer: The Demon Miner
2126
Casey is asked to investigate a series of six deaths in a mine that have been tied to a phantom demon miner. Original Air Date: March 20, 1947 Read more ...

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Feb 22, 2021
EP3380: The Silent Men: The Big Sneak
2013
An immigration agent travels to Sicily to prevent a deported mobster from re-entering the country. Original Air Date: October 14, 1951 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at...

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Feb 20, 2021
EP3379: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Horace Lockhart Matter
2066
An insured couple both die with different insurance beneficiaries and $200,000 in insurance money will be distributed based on who died last. Original Air Date: August 1, 1951 When making your travel...

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Feb 19, 2021
EP3378: Mystery is My Hobby: Henry Lawrence Murdered
2240
Barton Drake investigates the suspicious death of a retired millionaire. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Feb 18, 2021
EP3377: Man Called X: The Girl Who Couldn't Remember
1980
A young woman with amnesia is key to the Man Called X locating a stolen collection of paintings that’s needed to provide a good future to Italian war orphans. Original Air Date: August 15, 1948...

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Feb 17, 2021
EP3376: The Fat Man: Murder Rings the Bell (AU)
1968
Brad is hired by antiques dealer to purchase a Chinese box with an ivory combination lock. Original Air Date: January 6, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show...

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Feb 16, 2021
EP3375: Crime Photographer: The Mysterious Lodger
2225
An elderly landlady reports that her lodgers was found murdered in a locked room. Original Air Date: March 6, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Feb 15, 2021
EP3374: Suspense: End of the Road
1904
A model turns to the assistant district attorney for help in dealing with an abusive husband. Original Air Date: January 31, 1960 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at...

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Feb 13, 2021
EP3373: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Neel Breer Matter
2093
Johnny travels to a small town when a Doctor raises doubts about the cause of a death of a young man who supposedly died of a heart attack. Original Air Date: July 18, 1951 When making your travel...

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Feb 12, 2021
EP3372: Mystery is My Hobby: Stephanie Brent Murdered
1770
Barton Drake receives a call from a model telling him she was dying at 8:32:15. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Feb 11, 2021
EP3371: Man Called X: The Mekong River Dam
2102
Ken Thurston travels to Cambodia to prevent the sabotage of a major dam project. Original Air Date: August 8, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Feb 10, 2021
EP3370: The Fat Man: Murder Makes a Statue (AU)
1840
A young woman comes to Brad for urgent help, faints, and then wake ups with amnesia. Original Air Date: December 16, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Feb 09, 2021
EP3369: Crime Photographer: The Twenty Minute Alibi
1957
A man calls his insurance company to insure his soon-to-be expired life insurance policy is in effect. A shot goes off and the man is found dead. Captain Lo Read more ...

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Feb 08, 2021
EP3368: Suspense: The Thimble
1421
The Assistant District Attorney investigates the death of a famous painter at the request of her mentally ill daughter. Original Air Date: November 22, 1959 Become one of our monthly patreon...

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Feb 06, 2021
EP3367: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Fairway Matter
2155
Johnny investigates the fatal bombing of an airplane. Original Air Date: July 11, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Feb 05, 2021
EP3366: Mystery is My Hobby: Radio Comedians Duel
1891
Inspector Danton is tipped off that a radio comedian is going to be murdered. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Feb 04, 2021
EP3365: Man Called X: Siam Tin Deposits
1685
Mr. X goes to Bangkok to search for the location of a large deposit of tin…and a murderer. Original Air Date: June 6, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on...

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Feb 03, 2021
EP3364: The Fat Man: Murder Seeks a Lost Penny (AU)
2087
Brad and his mother are held up at a drug store who demands that they hand over all their pennies. Original Air Date: December 9, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support...

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Feb 02, 2021
EP3363: Crime Photographer: Gray Kitten
1999
A woman reports her sister missing and suspects her much younger husband committed the crime. Original Air Date: February 6, 1947 Support the sh Read more ...

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Feb 01, 2021
EP3362: Indictment: And Then There Was One
1850
An author comes to the Assistant DA, determined to get a man out of prison who has been serving a life sentence for a murder in the 1920s. Original Air Date: December 21, 1958 Become one of our...

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Jan 30, 2021
EP3361: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Alonzo Chapman Matter
1993
Johnny goes to Los Angeles to investigate the murder of a womanizer who was shot while leaving a bar with a young woman. Original Air Date: July 5, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Jan 29, 2021
EP3360: Mystery is My Hobby: Lake George Murder
1918
While returning from a fishing trip, Drake and Danton find a dead man killed by an apparent hit and run, but Barton Drake suspects there’s more to it. Support the show monthly at...

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Jan 28, 2021
EP3359: Man Called X: Mystery of the Indian Legend
2037
The Man Called X goes out West to investigate a fire that burned twenty-three boys at a camp to death. Original Air Date: May 8, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support...

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Jan 27, 2021
EP3358: The Fat Man: Murder and the Undertaker (AU)
2254
A wealthy man is murdered while trying to hire Brad to protect him and when Brad arrives, the body is missing. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Jan 26, 2021
EP3357: Crime Photographer: The Surprising Corpse
2188
A con man convinces a wealthy young woman to pretend to have murdered him to steal money from her uncle. When she arrives, the con man’s dead and Ca Read more ...

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Jan 25, 2021
EP3556: Under Arrest: Ruth Cutter's Burglar
2041
A woman shoots an intruder and claims self-defense but Captain Scott doesn’t buy it. Original Air Date: August 21, 1948 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Jan 23, 2021
EP3355: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Hatchet House Matter
1978
Johnny heads to England to investigate the theft of $100,000 in jewels. When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Jan 22, 2021
EP3354: Mystery is My Hobby: Voice of Doom
1693
A wealthy man suspects he’s going to be murdered and invites Barton Drake to serve as his stepdaughter’s heir in order to protect her from the nieces he fears will murder Read more ...

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Jan 21, 2021
EP3353: Man Called X: A Ruby for Pearl
1564
Ken goes to Paraguay on the trail of jewel thieves. Original Air Date: March 28, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Jan 20, 2021
EP3352: The Fat Man: Murder and the Peacock (AU)
1866
When the member of an old gang is released, Brad is hired to find a necklace that was stolen fifteen years ago. His only clue? That whoever has it raises peacocks. Original Air Date: November 25,...

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Jan 19, 2021
EP3351: Crime Photographer: The Duke of Skidrow
2188
A man living in a skid row flop house, who just came into a large sum of money, is kidnapped. Original Air Date: September 19, 1946 Support the Read more ...

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Jan 18, 2021
EP3350s: Forecast: Deductions Deluxe: The Problem of the Painted Poddle
2374
Private Detective Roger Boon is called in to find out why a wealthy woman’s poodle was painted green. Original Air Date: July 28, 1941 Support the show monthly at Read more ...

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Jan 17, 2021
EP3350: Under Arrest: Evil Witness
2219
A man on death row pleads with Captain Scott to prove his innocence. Original Air Date: July 10, 1949 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Jan 16, 2021
EP3349: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Malcom Wish, MD Matter
1989
Johnny goes to San Francisco to investigate the disappearance of an insured missing physician. Original Air Date: June 20, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read...

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Jan 15, 2021
EP3348: Mystery is My Hobby: Fishing Trip Ends in Murder
1677
While on a fishing trip, Barton Drake and Inspector Danton find themselves investigating the murder of an oil millionaire after hearing his wife’s lover talking about wanting to kill him. Support the...

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Jan 14, 2021
EP3347: Man Called X: One Sailor Died Twice
1565
Pegon sees an old sailor friend who supposedly went down with a ship carrying medicine. Original Air Date: March 21, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Jan 13, 2021
EP3346: The Fat Man: Murder Takes a Ham (AU)
1850
Brad is hired by an up and coming politician who’s being blackmailed with a compromising picture, and the woman he says is blackmailing him. Original Air Date: November 4, 1954 Support the show...

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Jan 12, 2021
EP3345: Crime Photographer: The Handkerchief
2224
The owner of a bar is murdered and $20,000 stolen. A loud handkerchief found at the scene of the crime points to a disgruntled employee. Original Air Read more ...

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Jan 11, 2021
EP3344: Under Arrest: Sam Carver
2056
Captain Scott investigates the case of a man who was murdered at a seance, and the witnesses all insist the murder was his business partner who has been dead for four years. Original Air Date:...

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Jan 09, 2021
EP3343: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Arthur Boldrick Matter
1779
Johnny investigates the shooting of an insured man. Original Air Date: June 16, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Jan 08, 2021
EP3342: Mystery is My Hobby: Thief and the Paintings
2061
A wealthy man brings Bart and Inspector Danton to Florida to thwart a thief who wants to steal his valuable paintings. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Jan 07, 2021
EP3341: Man Called X: The Pickled Chemist
1506
The Man Called X follows a lead that indicates a friend of Pegon may have sold useless pesticides to be used in South America. Original Air Date: March 14, 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Jan 06, 2021
EP3340: The Fat Man: Murder Through a Crystal (AU)
2169
Brad is hired to reclaim a stolen piece of jewelry but while he’s scouting ahead, Brad’s client is murdered in his car. Original Air Date: October 28, 1954 Support the show monthly at...

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Jan 05, 2021
EP3339: Crime Photographer: The Red Raincoat
2105
A woman is shot while wearing a distinctive raincoat belonging to a romantic rival. Original Air Date: August 29, 1946 Support the show monthly Read more ...

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Jan 04, 2021
EP3338: Rogue's Gallery: Snowbound (Encore)
2088
Rogue recognizes the husband of a beautiful woman, but doesn’t remember where. He’s rescued by a hermit and trapped in a cabin. Original Air Date: May 9, 1946 Become one of our monthly patreon...

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Jan 02, 2021
EP3337: Philip Marlowe: The House that Jacqueline Built (Encore)
2054
Marlowe is hired to find a missing house on New Year’s Eve. Original Air Date: December 31, 1949 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at

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Jan 01, 2021
EP3336: Let George Do It: Needle in a Haystack (Encore)
1998
A florist from Mexico City hires George to find a dozen roses in Pasadena…during the Tournament of Roses. Murder follows. Original Air Date: January 2, 1950 Become one of our monthly patreon...

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Dec 31, 2020
EP3335: Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Iron Box (Encore)
1986
An eighty-four year-old Scottish Lord who because of being born February 29 has been waiting 63-years for the inheritance he should have gotten when he was 2 Read more ...

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Dec 30, 2020
EP3334: Suspense: The Moonstone, Part Two (Encore)
2587
The search for the Moonstone is on. Mister Blake is helping lead the search and receiving an angry reaction from Rachel, who leaves the house refusing to speak to him. Original Air Date: November 23,...

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Dec 29, 2020
EP3333: Suspense: The Moonstone, Part One (Encore)
2226
A young man delivers an Indian diamond to his cousin on her birthday, a diamond that brings woe to the entire house. Original Air Date: November 16, 1953 Read more ...

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Dec 28, 2020
EP3332: Under Arrest: Jewel Robbery
1994
An airport official comes to Captain Scott after a woman interested in a luggage-selling consession leaves her purse in his office…with a gun inside. Original Air Date: May 8, 1949 Become one of our...

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Dec 26, 2020
EP3331: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The George Farmer Matter
1764
Johnny investigates the death of an insured man who apparently died while smoking in bed but two related “accidental deaths” raise suspicions. Original Air Date: June 9, 1951 When making your travel...

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Dec 25, 2020
EP3330: Mystery is My Hobby: Boston for Christmas
1764
While visting Boston at Christmas, Bart and Inspector Danton try to help a little boy by clearing his father of murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Dec 24, 2020
EP3329: Man Called X: On a Starlit Hill
1765
While in the Middle East, Ken and Pegon crashed a plane. In the desert, Ken meets a young girl who says she doesn’t want to grow up. Original Air Date: December 21, 1947 Sponosored by Betterhelp.com....

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Dec 23, 2020
EP3328: The Fat Man: Murder Sends a Christmas Card (AU)
2097
Brad tries to help a woman find her missing husband around Christmas. Original Air Date: September 2, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis...

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Dec 22, 2020
EP3327: Crime Photographer: Christmas Shopping
2333
While shopping, Casey and Ann see a known pickpocket steal a wallet from a fat man who denies his wallet was stolen. They then find that the money the pickpocket stole was ransom from a kidnapping a...

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Dec 21, 2020
EP3326: Under Arrest: Barber
2001
Captain Scott investigates the missing criminal husband of a policeman’s daughter. Original Air Date: November 7, 1948 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read...

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Dec 19, 2020
EP3325: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Soderbury, Maine Matter (Unedited Drama Portions)
1731
Johnny goes to a small town in Maine to investigate the murder of a controversial insured man. Unedited Drama Portions of Program that Aired: June 2, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Dec 18, 2020
EP3324: Mystery is My Hobby: Death of an Old Prospector
1877
While vacationing in Arizona, Bart and the Inspector stumble onto the body of a prospector and Bart suspects murder. Sponosored by Betterhelp.com. Listeners can get 10% off their first month when...

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Dec 17, 2020
EP3323: Man Called X: Passport to Danger
1497
Ken goes to Luxembourg to stop an attempt to smuggle war criminals into the United States. Original Air Date: March 7, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on...

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Dec 16, 2020
EP3322: The Fat Man: Murder Stalks the Dead (AU)
1785
Brad is hired by an old army buddy who’s fiancee has become disappearing without explanation. His efforts to follow her lead him to a graveyard where he saw a moving gravestone. Original Air Date:...

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Dec 15, 2020
EP3321: Crime Photographer: A Tooth for a Tooth
1821
A veteran rewrite man for The Morning Express confides to Casey and Ann that he fears that he’s going to die. The man then disappears. O Read more ...

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Dec 14, 2020
EP3320: Under Arrest: Max Kemp
2224
An old childhood friend of Captain Scott’s girlfriend is in town, but Captain Scott is suspicious because he’s serving as a driver for a known racketeer. Original Air Date: September 5, 1948 Become...

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Dec 12, 2020
EP3319: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Lillis Bond Matter (Unedited Drama Portions)
1859
Johnny goes to Chicago to investigate the disappearance of a bank’s messenger and $80,000 in cash. Unedited Drama Portions for Program that Aired May 26, 1951 Sponosored by Betterhelp.com. Listeners...

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Dec 11, 2020
EP3318: Mystery is My Hobby: Madame Valentine
1861
A wealthy widow calls Barton Drake because she fears she’s going to be murdered by one of her relatives. She’s then poisoned in his presence. Support the show mon Read more ...

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Dec 10, 2020
EP3317: Man Called X: Storm Over the Alps
1543
Ken goes to Switzerland to stay at the home of a master counterfeiter who insists he’s retired, but who Ken suspect is behind a counterfeiting operation he’s investigating. Original Air Date:February...

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Dec 09, 2020
EP3316: Fat Man: Murder Wears a False Face (AU)
2109
A woman reports her fiance has disappeared and sent her a threatening letter. Original Air Date: September 16, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Dec 08, 2020
EP3315: Crime Photographer: Reunion
1960
The ex-wife of a famous sculptor is missing and Casey and Ann suspect foul play. Original Air Date: June 3, 1946 Support the show monthly at < Read more ...

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Dec 07, 2020
EP3314: Under Arrest: The Spook of Sherwood Mansion
2077
Captain Scott’s girlfriend investigates when a friend says she’s been hearing ghosts around her home, but when  a man’s shot, Scott begins to investigate. Original Air Date: August 1, 1948 ...

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Dec 05, 2020
EP3313: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Virginia Towne Matter
1826
Johnny is called by a wealthy New York man who says a woman stole some insured jewelry, but she insists it was a gift. Original Air Date: May 5, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Dec 04, 2020
EP3312: Mystery is My Hobby: Murder at the Arnold House
1727
Bart investigates the murder of a racketeer at the house of an old friend. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Dec 03, 2020
EP3311: Man Called X: Operation Silver
1627
Ken goes to Valley Forge in search for George Washington’s candlestick…and the key to recovering treasures stolen by the Nazis. Original Air Date: February 22, 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Dec 02, 2020
EP3310: The Fat Man: Murder Runs a Want Ad (AU)
1966
A man insists he didn’t murder his wife…even though he’d been planning to. Original Air Date: September 9, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Dec 01, 2020
EP3309: Casey, Press Photographer: Clue in the Clouds
2916
A wealthy man and his wife are killed in a helicopter crash and Casey suspects foul play. Original Air Date: February 26, 1944 Support the s Read more ...

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Nov 30, 2020
EP3308: Under Arrest: Paris Road
1977
Captain Scott tries to find the criminal who coerced into allowing the theft of a famous Van Gogh Painting. Original Air Date: June 26, 1948 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at...

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Nov 28, 2020
EP3307: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Month-End Raid Matter
1687
Johnny goes to Kansas City to investigate a $250,000 armored car robbery. Original Air Date: April 28, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Nov 27, 2020
EP3306: Mystery is My Hobby: Uncle Howard's Treasure Map
1670
A woman asks Barton Drake to help protect her recently rescued uncle after he received several death threats, however she and Bart find him murdered. Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 26, 2020
EP3305: Man Called X: Guns on the Niger
1495
The Man Called X and Pegon travel down the Niger river to stop the sale of stolen weapons. Original Air Date: February 15, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the...

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Nov 25, 2020
EP3304: The Fat Man: Murder Plays the Horses
1995
Brad is hired by an elderly playboy whose daughter is being threatened if he doesn’t withdraw his horse from an upcoming race. Original Air Date: August 26, 1954 Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 24, 2020
EP3303: Casey, Crime Photographer: After the Turkey-The Bill
2208
Casey and Ann look into a Thanksgiving Day hold-up. Original Air Date: November 27, 1947 Support the show monthly at

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Nov 23, 2020
EP3302s: Tonight at Nine Thirty: The Black Market Murders
2034
A San Francisco police inspector investigates the apparent murder of a shady businessman. Original Air Date: March 16, 1945 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Nov 22, 2020
EP3302: Under Arrest: For a Pack of Cigarettes
2162
Captain Jim Scott tries to track down two hold up men, one of whom has a brutal streak. Original Air Date: June 6, 1948 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Nov 21, 2020
EP3301: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Willard South Matter
2045
Johnny goes to the Virgin Islands to investigate the disappearance of an insured man who disappeared at sea. Original Air Date: April 21, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Nov 20, 2020
EP3300: Mystery is My Hobby: Sally Anders is Murdered
1665
A fugitive comes to Drake for help insisting he didn’t murder his wife. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Nov 19, 2020
EP3299: Man Called X: Tiger for the Lady
1648
A note from Pegon sends Mr. X to Panama to prevent an effort to overthrow the government. Original Air Date: February 8, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show...

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Nov 18, 2020
EP3298: The Fat Man: Murder Squares the Triangle (AU)
2071
A woman who claims a private detective is trying to blackmail her by threatening to tell her husband she has a non-existent lover. Original Air Date: August 19, 1954 Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 17, 2020
EP3297: Flash-Gun Casey: The Case of the Switched Plates
2231
While taking photos at a wedding, Casey’s photographic plate is switched with another photographers whose photos reveal a murder. Original Air Date: July 7, 1943 Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 16, 2020
EP3296: Indictment: The Grand Slam Heist
1724
The Assistant DA suspects a major fur robbery was an inside job. Original Air Date: September 1958 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Nov 14, 2020
EP3295: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Mickey McQueen Matter
1856
A police officer friend of Johnny’s has a problem and visits Johnny in the middle of the night and doesn’t reveal what’s going on. The next day, his friend is found of an apparent suicide, and Johnny...

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Nov 13, 2020
EP3294: Mystery is My Hobby: Chris Pomeroy
1896
While on a hunting trip, Barton Drake and Inspector Danton encounter a death that they conclude was murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Nov 12, 2020
EP3293: Man Called X: One Way to Macassar
1710
The Man Called X and Pagon board a boat on a tip in hopes of catching an international criminal. Original Air Date: February 1, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support...

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Nov 11, 2020
EP3292: O'Hara: Lost Boy
2033
While visiting Macau, O’Hara tries to help a little boy from Tokyo find his father who failed to meet his boat. Original Air Date: October 29, 1956 Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 10, 2020
EP3291: Box 13: Round Robin
2091
Dan is told to go to a hotel and register as John Johnson and finds himself drawn into a web of blackmail and lies. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Nov 09, 2020
EP3290: Indictment: Seeds of Death
1679
The Assistant District Attorney expects that an older man murdered his much younger wife and left her body in Central Park. Original Air Date: November 17, 1957 or maybe November 2, 1958 Become one...

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Nov 07, 2020
EP3289: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Edward French Matter
2122
Johnny travels to Singapore to search for a missing insured man. Original Air Date: April 7, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Nov 06, 2020
EP3288: Mystery is My Hobby: Ben Cramer
1867
Inspector Danton arrests a man for murdering his ex-girlfriend but calls Barton in when he begins to have second thoughts. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on...

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Nov 05, 2020
EP3287: Man Called X: Carbon Fourteen
1767
The Man Called X travels to Los Angeles to investigate a reporter of a missing radioactive isotope. Original Air Date: January 25, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support...

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Nov 04, 2020
EP3286: O'Hara: The Judas Face
2123
Someone is calling around Hong Kong looking for a woman who identifies herself as Mrs. Calhoun whenever she has a few drinks. Original Air Date: July 22, 1951 Support t Read more ...

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Nov 03, 2020
EP3285: Box 13: The Clay Pigeon
1853
Dan gets a letter offering him adventure if he goes to a Doctor’s office and follows instructions. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on...

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Nov 02, 2020
EP3284: Indictment: A Greek Tragedy
1748
Following an anonymous tip, the Assistant District Attorney finds a cache of marijuana in the room of the college-bound son of a prominent Greek businessman. Original Air Date: Sometime between...

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Oct 31, 2020
EP3283: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Jackie Cleaver Matter
2323
An insurance adjuster from the West Coast asks Johnny’s help in locating a beneficiary. Original Air Date: March 31, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more...

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Oct 30, 2020
EP3282: Mystery is My Hobby: Blue Jay Dude Ranch
1749
While at a Wyoming Dude ranch, Barton and Inspector Danton witness an apparent horseriding accident that Bart thinks isn’t an accident. Support the show monthly at...

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Oct 29, 2020
EP3281: Man Called X: The Ranee of Shalakar
1873
The Man Called X goes to Shalakar after an American businessman is ejected from the country on trumped up charges. Original Air Date: January 18, 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Oct 28, 2020
EP3280: Dick Tracy: The Case of the Firebug Murders
2088
Dick Tracy investigates a series of arsons that have targeted buildings in Gravel Gerty’s neighborhood. Original Air Date: February 16, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Oct 27, 2020
EP3279: Box 13: Archimedes and The Roman
1926
A letter from a young boy leads 250 miles from home where he’s held hostage in an observatory by a jewelry robbery. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Oct 26, 2020
EP3278: Indictment: The Witness Who Wasn't
1979
The Assistant District Attorney tries to prove that a man who killed his wife committed murder and not manslaughter. Original Air Date: Between January 1956 and January 1959 Become one of our monthly...

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Oct 24, 2020
EP3277: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Byron Hayes Matter
2468
Johnny goes to New York to investigate the murder of an insured man and gets a lead from the prime suspect in the case. When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Oct 23, 2020
EP3276: Mystery is My Hobby: Murder and the Folsom Point
1689
Barton Drake and Noah Danton go to New Mexico to find out whether a man killed on an an archaeological dig was an accident or a murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support...

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Oct 22, 2020
EP3275: Man Called X: Spirit of the Snows
1998
Ken Thurston goes to Bhutan searching of a Nazi biological weapons designer when parrot fever appears in a region with no parrots. Original Air Date: January 11, 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Oct 21, 2020
EP3274: Dick Tracy: The Case of the Dark Corridor
2181
Vitamin Flintheart and Snowflake find a woman with amnesia by the side of the road who turns out to be a patient that was reported missing from a local sanitarium. Original Air Date: January 19, 1946...

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Oct 20, 2020
EP3273: Box 13: The Perfect Crime
2139
A dying criminology professor tells Dan he’s going to commit a perfect murder. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Oct 19, 2020
EP3272: T-Man: The Big Mexican Dope
2031
After a T-Man is killed, Steve goes undercover as a drug dealer to find the top of an international drug ring. Original Air Date: July 29, 1950 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at...

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Oct 17, 2020
EP3271: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Stanley Springs Matter
2013
Johnny travels to an insured cotton plant after the insured company received a report of illegal shipments coming out of the plant. Original Air Date: March 10, 1951 When making your travel plans,...

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Oct 16, 2020
EP3270: Mystery is My Hobby: Andrew Bradford Runs for Governor
1761
An Independent Candidate for Governor is murdered after an escaped convict ex-friend tries to blackmail him. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Oct 15, 2020
EP3269: Man Called X: Spot the Eight Ball
1524
After watching a plane take off carrying a man who identified himself as a British knight affiliated with the Air Ministry, Ken Thurston learns the man is actually a criminal and spy. Original Air...

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Oct 14, 2020
EP3268: Dick Tracy: Dick Lassoes the Purple Rider/The Purple Rider Exposed/Tracy Rescued and Kyle Exposed
3229
Junior takes the Purple Rider and two of Vernon Kyle’s Men into custody as Tracy and Pat ride to rescue Junior. Original Air Dates: April 19, 20 and 25 1938 Support the show monthly at...

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Oct 13, 2020
EP3267: Box 13: The Biter Bitten
1965
Dan is called in by a snake expert to find a snake that escaped in a large hotel. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis...

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Oct 12, 2020
EP3266: T-Man: Show Business is No Business
2065
Treasury Agent Steve Larsen investigates some counterfeiting and suspicion falls on a theatrical company that’s touring in a production of an awful play. Original Air Date: July 1, 1950 Become one of...

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Oct 10, 2020
EP3265: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Celia Woodstock Matter
2096
Johnny goes to Bridgeport to investigate the disappearance of a Sea Captain’s wife. Original Air Date: March 3, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Johnny...

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Oct 09, 2020
EP3264: Mystery is My Hobby Episode 27
1896
A man calls Barton Drake and offers him $10,000 to clear him of the murder of his bed-ridden wife. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Oct 08, 2020
EP3263: The Man Called X: Assignment: Naples
1844
Ken Thurston goes to Naples to protect a shipment of seeds, and is robbed by two juvenile war orphans. Original Air Date: December 28, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Oct 07, 2020
EP3262: Dick Tracy: Junior Sends a Mirror Message/Junior Rescued by and Captures Purple Rider
2250
Dick confronts Vernon Kyle in his search for the kidnapped Junior, who is being held by Kyle’s men at a secret hideout. Original Air Date: April 15 and 18, 1938 Support the show monthly at...

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Oct 06, 2020
EP3261: Box 13: Double Trouble
2048
Dan is told to visit a town 3 hours away to prevent a murder and finds himself framed for one. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Oct 05, 2020
EP3260: T-Man: The Case of the Bleeding Gold
2351
Treasury Agent Dennis O’Brien goes to undercover to infiltrate a gang that’s counterfeiting gold coins. Audition Date: April 29, 1950 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at...

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Oct 03, 2020
EP3259: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Jarvis Wilder Matter
2045
Johnny investigates the death of an insured where the man’s wife confessed to killing her husband but insisted it was in self-defense. Original Air Date: February 24, 1951 When making your travel...

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Oct 02, 2020
EP3258: Mystery is My Hobby: Wife and Her Friends
1732
Barton Drake and Inspector Danton investigate the murder of a jealous husband who invited his wife’s ex-boyfriends over. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Oct 01, 2020
EP3257: Man Called X: Delta Concerto
1440
The Man Called X travels to Columbia to foil a plot to destabilize the country and all of Latin America. Original Air Date: December 14, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Sep 30, 2020
EP3256: Dick Tracy: Who is the Purple Rider/Junior Kidnapped
2238
Dick Tracy tries to get the criminal responsible for setting off an avalanche that stopped the sled carrying Pat Patton while stopping the Purple Rider from taking the law into his own hand. Original...

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Sep 29, 2020
EP3255: Box 13: House of Darkness
1866
A blind man after he finds a message from someone requesting help written in brail in a library book. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show...

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Sep 28, 2020
EP3254s: Command Performance: Dick Tracy in B-Flat
3858
Dick Tracy (Bing Crosby) is about to wed his long-time fiancee Tess Trueheart (Diana Shore) but his wedding keeps getting interrupted by desperate gangsters Flattop (Bob Hope), the Mole (Jimmy...

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Sep 27, 2020
EP3254: Treasury Agent: Lady in Red
1746
Treasury Agent Joe Lincoln tries to find a way to break a female blackmailer. Original Air Date: Possibly November 9, 1958 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on...

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Sep 26, 2020
EP3253: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The David Rockey Matter
2034
Johnny travels to Nicaragua to inform a merchant seaman that he’s the heir to over $1 million. He finds the seaman has been charged with murder. Original Air Date: January 20, 1951 When making your...

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Sep 25, 2020
EP3252: Mystery is My Hobby: Murder at Asa Cook's House
1783
Barton Drake and Inspector Danton investigate a suspected suicide in a U.S. Senator’s house…that may be murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Sep 24, 2020
EP3251: Man Called X: Shipment Condemned
1668
The Man Called X goes to Uruguay when a friend is murdered while investigating an entire shipment of meat that was found to be bad by a meat inspector…by the name of Pegon Zellschmidt. Original Air...

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Sep 23, 2020
EP3250: Dick Tracy: Mounties at Pitchblend/Snow Slide
2331
Dick Tracy is in the Yukon, helping the inhabitants of a small mining town stand up to a crook who’s taking advantage of the local uranium miners. Original Air Date: April 11 and 12, 1938 Support the...

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Sep 22, 2020
EP3249: Box Thirteen: Speed to Burn
1909
A young woman asks Dan to help rescue her ex-con brother from a car theft ring. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Sep 21, 2020
EP3248: Treasury Agent: Know Your Money
2091
A bartender puts the Treasury Department on the trail of some counterfeit money. Original Air Date: Between 1954 and 1957 Support the show on an ongoing basis at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Sep 19, 2020
EP3247: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Port O-Call Matter
2326
Johnny goes to San Francisco to investigate the simultaneous robberies of several branches of a loan company. Original Air Date: January 13, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Sep 18, 2020
EP3246: Mystery is My Hobby: Hit Plan Gone Astray
1674
An elderly man hires a hitman to murder his terminally ill wife as a “mercy killing.” Then finds out a surgery could save her life, then a Doctor caring for her dies. Support the show monthly at...

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Sep 17, 2020
EP3245: Man Called X: Checkmate in Tahiti
1607
Ken Thurston travels to Tahiti to investigate a series of “accidents” occurring at a large phosphate mine in Tahiti that’s taken the life of a prominent man who reached out to him for help. Original...

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Sep 16, 2020
EP3244: Dick Tracy: Junior Kidnapped/Junior Escapes
2193
Junior is kidnapped by the Mogul who wants the Black Pearl in exchange for Junior’s safe return. Original Air Date: February 24 and 25, 1938 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Sep 15, 2020
EP3243: Box 13: Killer at Large
1913
A man pays someone to find a hitman to kill him. He changes his mind but the go-between he paid is dead, and he doesn’t know who’s gunning for him. He turns to Dan Holiday for help. Original Air...

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Sep 14, 2020
EP3242: Treasury Agent: The Case of the Faithful Wife
2135
The Treasury Department’s caught and convicted a counterfeiter but can’t locate the plates.  Joe Lincoln suspects the wife of the counterfeiter of hiding the plates. Original Air Date: April 11, 1947...

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Sep 12, 2020
EP3241: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Blackburn Matter
2069
Johnny heads South to investigate whether the death of another insurance investigator was tied into the death of an insured he’d been investigating. Original Air Date: December 16, 1950 When making...

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Sep 11, 2020
EP3240: Mystery is My Hobby: Stella Dix is Murdered
1785
Barton Drake investigates the murder of a wealthy woman who was favored to be elected to the U.S. Senate. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis...

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Sep 10, 2020
EP3239: Man Called X: Report from the Arctic
1679
A report from a recently arctic expedition that could open the Arctic to colonization is missing. Original Air Date: November 23, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support...

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Sep 09, 2020
EP3238: Dick Tracy: Dick Captured/Escape
2187
Under hypnosis, Pat Patton attempts to obtains the ring containing the pearl and deliver to the Mogul. Original Air Dates: February 22 and 23, 1938 Support the show monthly at...

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Sep 08, 2020
EP3237: Box 13: Design for Danger
1903
A woman asks Dan to help her stop a man just released from prison from committing murder or being murdered. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the...

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Sep 07, 2020
EP3236s: Screen Director's Playhouse: Chicago Deadline
2071
A reporter (Alan Ladd) finds a woman dead of TB and is determined to find out why she died. Original Air Date: March 24, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show...

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Sep 06, 2020
EP3236: Treasury Agent: The Hate Racket
2245
The Treasury Department tries to infiltrate a nationwide network of hate groups. Original Air Date: April 14.1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Sep 05, 2020
EP3235: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Woodward, Manilla Matter
2408
Johnny Dollar goes to the Philippines to investigate the theft of $75,000. Original Air Date: November 25, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Sep 04, 2020
EP3234: Mystery is My Hobby: Mink Coat
2038
A woman’s found dead with a suicide note stating that she didn’t want to live if she didn’t have a mink coat. However, she already had a new mink coat and Inspector Danton doesn’t think its a...

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Sep 03, 2020
EP3233: Man Called X: Journey to Xenophon
1693
The Man Called X goes to Greece to investigate the black market sale of medicine. Original Air Date: November 16, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Sep 02, 2020
EP3232: Dick Tracy: Dick Captures the Gang/Pat Hypnotized
2860
Dick Tracy conducts a surprise raid on the gang’s headquarters. Original Air Date: February 18 and 21, 1938 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Sep 01, 2020
EP3231: Box 13: The Treasure of Hang Li
1930
A letter to Box13 instructs Dan to purchase something called the “Hang Li” piece. The shop owner insists he take it without paying. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Aug 31, 2020
EP3230s: Suspense: The Blind Spot
3929
A pop psychologist becomes involved in investigating the murder of a head of research at a polling firm. Original Air Date: May 1, 1948   Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Aug 30, 2020
EP3230: Police Blotter: Murder on the Fourth Floor
2460
Brad Peters investigates the murder of a theatrical agent. Original Air Date: 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Aug 29, 2020
EP3229: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Nora Falkner Matter
2180
Johnny is called in when an insurance agent gets suspicious when a woman applies for a $200,000 life insurance policies. Original Air Date: November 18, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Aug 28, 2020
EP3228: Mystery is My Hobby: Cinderella for a Day
1835
The contestant on the radio game show, “Cinderella for a Day” is poisoned with Bart and Inspector Danton in the audience. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Aug 27, 2020
EP3227: Man Called X: Written in the Sand
1938
Ken travels to Algiers after getting a letter from an archaeologist warning that something hidden in the ruins could threaten the peace of the world. Original Air Date: November 9, 1947 Support the...

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Aug 26, 2020
EP3226: Dick Tracy: Agent is Murdered/Going After the Ring
2654
A gang member is behind Dick Tracy’s seat prepared to pounce. Original Air Dates: February 16 and 17, 1938 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis...

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Aug 25, 2020
EP3225: Box 13: The Dead Man Walks
2164
A woman asks Dan to find her missing ex-con Father. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Aug 24, 2020
EP3224s: Suspense: One Way Ride to Nowhere
2244
A vacationing Chicago private eye is drawn into investigating the death of a man who appeared in the back seat of the roller coaster he was riding. Original Air Date: January 6, 1944 Support the show...

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Aug 23, 2020
EP3224: Dragnet: The Big Close
2083
‘ Friday and Smith investigate a murdered man found in a motel room. Original Air Date: September 20, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis...

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Aug 22, 2020
EP3223: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Queen Anne Pistols Matter
2072
Johnny is hired to ensure the safe delivery of two insured pistols. Original Air Date: November 4, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Aug 21, 2020
EP3222: Mystery is My Hobby: Phony Husband
1807
An escaped con makes a woman pretend he’s her dead husband and then is murdered. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Aug 20, 2020
EP3221: Man Called X: Ashes to Ashes
1640
While watching a film about new aviation technology, Ken discovers that one of the leading scientists on the project is a man who died in World War II. Original Air Date: November 2, 1947 Support the...

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Aug 19, 2020
EP3220: Dick Tracy: Dick Gets Ring of Osiris/Dick Finds the Black Pearl
2033
Dick thinks he’s found the man who shot him hiding in a sarcophagus and then he sets out to find the Black Pearl of Osiris. Original Air Dates: February 14 and 15, 1938 Support the show monthly at...

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Aug 18, 2020
EP3219: Box 13: Death is No Joke
1957
Dan is called by a friend as nasty practical jokes have been plaguing his family after a missing heir suddenly appeared and claimed a large inheritance that was to be split among several family...

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Aug 17, 2020
EP3218: Dragnet: The Big Daughter
1870
Friday and Smith investigate a house after getting a tip that the occupant has obtained 32 caps of Heroin. Original Air Date: September 13, 1955 Support the show monthly at...

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Aug 15, 2020
EP3217: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Joan Sebastian Matter
2134
Johnny goes to Boston to investigate the death of a young insured woman. Original Air Date: October 28, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Aug 14, 2020
EP3216: Mystery is My Hobby: Arthur Gideon's Memoirs
1622
A man is murdered after writing a tell-all memoir that will ruin several people’s lives and inviting them all to his house for the weekend. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Aug 13, 2020
EP3215: Man Called X: Timber Country
2154
The Man Called X goes to Oregon to investigate sabotage at a local lumber mill. Original Air Date: October 16, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Aug 12, 2020
EP3214: Dick Tracy: Mystery in the Hotel/Dick Shot in the Leg
2123
Dick saves Pat after he’s thrown overboard as the mystery of the Black Pearl deepens. Original Air Date: February 10 and 11, 1938 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the...

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Aug 11, 2020
EP3213: Box 13: Daytime Nightmare
1907
Dan is invited to lunch by someone in response to his Box 13 ad. He’s drugged and awakes in a sanatorium with his haired dyed and with him being called by another man’s name. Original Air Date: 1948...

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Aug 10, 2020
EP3212: Dragnet: The Big Ruling
2035
Friday and Smith search for the new source of heroin on the street. Original Air Date: September 6, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis...

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Aug 08, 2020
EP3211: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Jack Madigan Matter
2259
Johnny is called in by a bail bondsman to locate two witness in a major organized case, who have disappeared. Original Air Date: October 21, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Aug 07, 2020
EP3210: Mystery is My Hobby: Mystery of the Burning Light
1874
Bart investigates a murder on a friend’s boat. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a donation to:...

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Aug 06, 2020
EP3209: Man Called X: All that Glitters
1994
The Man Called X goes to the Philippines to foil the theft of a gold shipment. Original Air Date: October 9, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Aug 05, 2020
EP3208: Dick Tracy: Black Pearl of Osiris/Pat Goes Overboard
2623
On a boat, Dick Tracy and Pat are protecting an Egyptologist who is refusing to reveal why he’s being hunted. Original Air Dates: February 8 and 9, 1938 Support the show monthly at...

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Aug 04, 2020
EP3207: Box 13: One of These Four
1996
Dan is trapped and kidnapped on a boat with three other people, one of whom is a killer. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Aug 03, 2020
EP3206: Lux Radio Theater: Murder My Sweet (Encore)
4135
Philip Marlowe (Dick Powell) becomes involved in a mixed up case of stolen jade, a missing girlfriend,  blackmail, and narcotics. Original Air Date: June 11, 1945 Support the show monthly at...

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Aug 01, 2020
EP3205: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Parts Eight and Nine (Encore)
2152
Johnny has to escape a remote island and find the elusive Tom Chase. Original Air Dates: October 25 and 26, 1956 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Jul 31, 2020
EP3204: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Part Six and Seven (Encore)
1857
After narrowly escaping death, Johnny tries to track down the woman who claimed to know where Tom Chase is. Original Air Dates: October 22 and 24, 1956 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Jul 30, 2020
EP3203: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Part Five and Manhunt: The Clue of the Crimson Corpse (Encore)
1901
Johnny gets a clue and heads to Haiti, then to Cuba, and finally in Barbados in pursuit of Tom Chase. Original Air Date:  October 19, 1956 A dead body appears in the window of a busy store in the...

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Jul 29, 2020
EP3202: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Parts Three and Four (Encore)
1795
Johnny hopes a shady information will lead him to the missing Mr. Chase. Original Air Dates: October 17 and 18, 1956 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Jul 28, 2020
EP3201: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Parts One and Two (Encore)
1892
A junior partner accused of embezzling $100,000 jumps bail and the senior partner believes that he saw him in a newspaper picture of a New Orleans bar. Original Air Dates: October 15 and 16, 1956...

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Jul 27, 2020
EP3200s: Lux Radio Theater: The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
3910
A doctor is driven into an investigation of sinister goings on at a race track by his mystery writer ex-wife. Original Air Date: June 19, 1939 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Jul 26, 2020
EP3200: Dragnet: The Big Fellow
1808
Friday and Smith search for dangerous wanted criminals who are also drug addicts. Original Air Date: August 30, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Jul 25, 2020
EP3199: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Yankee Pride Matter
2272
Johnny goes to Singapore to find out what’s stopping an insured shipment from leaving port. Original Air Date: October 14, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read...

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Jul 24, 2020
EP3198: Mystery is My Hobby: Fatherly Advice
1639
A woman is murdered after the son of a wealthy man declares her intention to marry her against his father’s wishes. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Jul 23, 2020
EP3197: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 12 and 13
1829
Fitz repairs the plane in mid-air and then parachutes down below as the search for Jimmy Gifford and the perpetrators of the air mail robbery comes to a head. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show...

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Jul 22, 2020
EP3196: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 10 and 11
1782
Fitz and Gifford pursue a suspect in the murder of the radio operator and then encounter a mysterious new pilot. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Jul 21, 2020
EP3195: Box 13: Much Too Lucky
1896
Dan investigates why several gamblers have won an improbable number of race track bets. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Jul 20, 2020
EP3194: Dragnet: The Big Blonde
2076
A businessman reports that a blonde woman and two accomplices conned him out of $40,000 Original Air Date: August 23, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on...

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Jul 18, 2020
EP3193: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Richard Splain Matter
2402
Johnny goes to Manhattan to investigate when all the evidence points to an insured man being killed. The only thing missing is a body. Original Air Date: October 7, 1950 When making your travel...

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Jul 17, 2020
EP3192: Mystery is My Hobby: Clearing Peter Wade
1829
A woman asks Drake to help clear her brother who she says has been convicted of a murder he didn’t commit. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis...

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Jul 16, 2020
EP3191: The Man Called X: No One Wins On Zero
2013
Ken Thurston goes to Monte Carlo to search for Pegon when he learns that he’s fraudulently claimed information for a weapon of mass destruction. Original Air Date: October 2, 1947 Support the show...

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Jul 15, 2020
EP3190: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 8 and 9
1875
Irene Delroy confronts Powers about why he arrived at the scene of the latest crash so quickly. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Jul 14, 2020
EP3189: Box 13: Find Me, Find Death
1920
Dan receives a letter to Box 13 where the writer announces he’ll kill Dan in four days. Original Air Date: Sometime in 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on...

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Jul 13, 2020
EP3188: Dragnet: The Big Beer
1771
Friday and Smith are called in when a night watchman finds a live-in employee murdered. Original Air Date: August 16, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on...

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Jul 11, 2020
EP3187: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Howard Caldwell Matter
1878
Johnny looks for a missing young man from a wealthy family. Original Air Date: September 30, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Jul 10, 2020
EP3186: Mystery is My Hobby: The Waiting Game
1681
A woman and her lover plan to kill her husband and make it look like an accident. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Jul 09, 2020
EP3185: The Man Called X: The Throne of Tay-Ninh
1771
Ken travels to Saigon  to investigate when an anthropologist who disappeared on a lost scientific expedition six weeks previously shows up murdered. Original Air Date: September 4, 1947 Support the...

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Jul 08, 2020
EP3184: The Air Mail Mystery, Episodes 5 and 6
1794
Irene Delroy begins to question some suspicious characters while Andy Andrews makes another attempt to complete a flight where he’s gone three times before, not knowing he’s carrying currency in the...

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Jul 07, 2020
EP3183: Box 13: Sealed Instructions
2125
A scared man asks Dan to go to the Philippines with sealed instructions to obtain something that means life and death to him. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Jul 06, 2020
EP3182: Dragnet: The Big Missus
1803
The wife of a man who broke parole in Michigan wants the police to bring her husband in before he returns to a life of robbery. Original Air Date: August 9, 1955 Support the show monthly at...

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Jul 04, 2020
EP3181: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Virginia Beach Matter
2109
Johnny travels to Virginia to serve as bodyguard because a woman fears her recently released criminal husband will kill her. Original Air Date:August 31, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Jul 03, 2020
EP3180: Mystery is My Hobby: The Eternal Triangle
2012
Barton Drake receives an anonymous call indicating the death of a man whose wife left him was actually a murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Jul 02, 2020
EP3179: The Man Called X: The Lost Ones
1868
The Man Called X goes to Arizona near the Mexican Border to investigate a series of illegal border crossings that are tied to a small pox outbreak. Original Air Date: August 21, 1947 Support the show...

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Jul 01, 2020
EP3178: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 3 and 4
1831
Irene Delroy travels to the scene of the latest crash. Original Air Date: 1932 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Jun 30, 2020
EP3177: Box 13: Mexican Maze
1761
Dan takes a plane to Mexico to help a man who fears for his life. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Jun 29, 2020
EP3176: Dragnet: The Big Sheet
1810
Friday and Smith investigate a drug store robbery. Original Air Date: August 2, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Jun 27, 2020
EP3175: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Trans-Pacific Import Export Company, South China Branch Matter
2140
Johnny goes to Hong Kong to investigate a case of very inconvenient arson, knowing that an investigator of a similar fire was murdered. Original Air Date: August 24, 1950 When making your travel...

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Jun 26, 2020
EP3174: Mystery is My Hobby: Shots at Curtis Window
1894
A wealthy elderly man asks Barton Drake to find out who’s trying to kill him. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Jun 25, 2020
EP3173: Man Called X: Till Death Do Us Part
1998
Ken travels to Lisbon to investigate a racket that helps women get into the U.S. through fraudulent marriages. Original Air Date: August 7, 1947 Support the show monthly at...

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Jun 24, 2020
EP3172: Air Mail Mystery: Episodes 1 and 2
1794
Justice Department investigator Irene Delroy begins an investigation into a series of plane crashes where thousands of dollars in government cash and securities disappeared from U.S. mail shipments....

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Jun 23, 2020
EP3171: Box 13: Tempest in a Casserole
1914
A restaurant owner turns to Dan when his business is being wrecked after he refused to sublet it. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Jun 22, 2020
EP3170: Dragnet: The Big Housemaid
2343
An elderly woman who’s known Frank Smith all her life has had her jewelry stolen by a housemaid. Original Air Date: July 26, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the...

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Jun 20, 2020
EP3169: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Mickey McQueen Matter
2171
A police officer friend of Johnny’s has a problem and visits Johnny in the middle of the night and doesn’t reveal what’s going on. The next day, his friend is found of an apparent suicide, and Johnny...

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Jun 19, 2020
EP3168: Mystery is My Hobby: Engaged to Death
1720
Barton Drake investigates a murder at an engagement party where he suspects that someone is pretending not to know the dead man. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the...

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Jun 18, 2020
EP3167: Man Called X: Destination Manilla
2133
The Man Called X tries to make sure that vitally needed radium is delivered to a hospital in Manilla. Original Air Date: July 24, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support...

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Jun 17, 2020
EP3166: Defense Attorney: Basketball Fix
2108
Marty hired to defend a college basketball player by a man who expects to be murdered and for the basketball player to be blamed. Original Air Date: July 17, 1952 Support the show monthly at...

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Jun 16, 2020
EP3165: Box 13: Dan and the Wonderful Lamp
2046
Dan gets a mysterious invitation to a dinner party and wins a bean counting contest and an ugly lamp that somebody wants badly. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Jun 15, 2020
EP3164: Dragnet: The Big Bobo
2944
A woman reports that a police officer shook her down for $5,000 in order to get her husband out of prison. Original Air Date: July 19, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Jun 13, 2020
EP3163: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Hartford Alliance Matter
2641
Johnny is called in when a building insured for $300,000 is burned down. The arsonist is caught and fingers the owner. Original Air Date: August 10, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember...

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