The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

This show features five great detectives of Old Time Radio and follows from their first available case to their final bow. Along the way, Host Adam Graham provides insight and humor with his commentary. Our line-up features Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, Frank Race, Sherlock Holmes, and the Line Up.

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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-19 17:51
last episode published
2019-11-19 06:01
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1.09 days
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Number of Episodes
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19.11.2019

Let George Do It: Red Spots in the Snow

George is called to a ski resort to protect a famous Hollywood director. Original Air Date: Unknown Likely Rebroadcast Date: November 25, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
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18.11.2019

Box 13: The Radio Actress Murder Case

Dan Holiday receives an impossible call from a woman as she’s being murdered. Original Air Date: November 7, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
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16.11.2019

Dragnet: The Big Token

Friday and Smith search for a robber who shot and killed a man during a robbery. Original Air Date: January 18, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...
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15.11.2019

EP2983: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Haiti Adventure Matter

Johnny travels to Haiti where a desolute ensured man is dying…by voodoo. Original Air Date: December 17, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full...
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14.11.2019

EP2982: Boston Blackie: The Charity Ring Murders

Blackie investigates when a charity casino fundraiser Mary sigend a letter for turns out to be a fraud. Original Air Date: March 23, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
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13.11.2019

Rocky Jordan: The Lotus Cup of Amin Ra

Rocky agrees to hold a package for a beautiful woman and gets caught up in an adventure involving a religious artifact and murder. Original Air Date: July 16, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
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12.11.2019

Let George Do It: Portrait of a Suicide

A farmer calls George in after he sees the wife of a local artist in an apparent suicidal state. Original Air Date Unknown Likely Rebroadcast Date: June 24, 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for fu...
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11.11.2019

Box 13: Blackmail is Murder

An older single woman from Indiana sends a letter to Box 13 because she found a dead man in her room. Original AIr Date: October 31, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
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9.11.2019

Dragnet: The Big Complex

Friday and Smith find a series of burglaries was committed by a troubled youth. Original Air Date: January 11, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
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8.11.2019

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Circus Animal Matter

Johnny is hired to protect a leopard in animal show. Original Air Date: December 10, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other conten...
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7.11.2019

Boston Blackie: Blackie Kidnaps a Murderer

Blackie kidnaps a suspect from police custody to get a confession and things go wrong. Original Air Date: March 16, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
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6.11.2019

Rocky Jordan: Interlude with Laurena

After someone kills Eddie Largo, suspicion falls on Laurena Maxwell, the wealthy widow of Paul Maxwell. 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 webs...
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5.11.2019

Let George Do It: There Ain't No Justice

George is called by a vagrant from a small town to investigate a fire that the vagrant blames the police for. Original Air Date: Unknown (but before June 3, 1951) Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f...
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4.11.2019

Box 13: The Insurance Swindle Adventure

An insurance company asks Dan to locate a missing insured man who’s about to be declared dead and have his insurance policy pay off. Original Air Date: October 24, 1947 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
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2.11.2019

Dragnet: The Big Mug

Friday and Smith search for the men behind a series of strong-arm robberies. Original Air Date: January 4, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
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1.11.2019

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Bodyguard to Anne Connelly

Johnny goes to Milwaukee to protect an insured woman who’s afraid of her ex-boyfriend. Original Air Date: December 3, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for fu...
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31.10.2019

Boston Blackie: The Dolly Preston Murder

The police and Blackie are called to a house by a woman. They arrive to find no one in the house listed, and a witness who swears she saw a woman enter the house who was thought dead for the past... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
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30.10.2019

Rocky Jordan: The Dead Colleen

Rocky is offered $5,000 to find out who killed an Irish womn. Original Air Date: July 2, 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 fu...
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29.10.2019

Let George Do It: Blue Plate Special

George is called to a small town to steal a plate that a man believes is a forgery. Original Air Date: September 3, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
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28.10.2019

Box 13: The First Letter

Dan Holiday tries to jumpstart his writing career through an ad in a newspaper. His first letter is from a woman who tells Dan she’s being blackmailed. Original Air Date: October 17, 1947... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full...
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26.10.2019

Dragnet: The Big Underground

Friday and Smith investigate a series of inexplicable burglaries Original Air Date: December 28, 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 websit...
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25.10.2019

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Skullduggery in Skull Canyon

Johnny goes to Arizona to investigate a mine that’s stopped paying off for its owners. Original Air Date: November 26, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f...
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24.10.2019

Boston Blackie: The Fake Accident Racket

A reporter receives threats after he writes a story that drops a hint about a phony accident racket. Original Air Date: March 2, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
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23.10.2019

Rocky Jordan: Dilemma

Rocky is asked by a woman to protect her daughter, who is kidnapped and taken to a wealthy man’s house. Original Air Date: June 25, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...
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22.10.2019

Let George Do It: Murder on Vacation

George wants to go on vacation to a seaside village where he stayed at a boarding house that served fish stew. He finds she’s stopped hosting guests and he discovers a mystery over a gold cup.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...
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21.10.2019

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Big Scoop Matter (Listener's Choice Standard Division #1)

Johnny is called to protected an insured reporter on the trail of a big story that could make him a target for murder. Original Air Date: November 11, 1956 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full lin...
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19.10.2019

Dragnet: The Big Lens

Friday and Smith go to Georgia Street Receiving Hospital to investigate the case of a woman who was kidnapped. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
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18.10.2019

EP2959: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Melanie Carter Matter

Johnny is called in to protect an elderly wealthy woman who fears her family members plan to kill her. When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links,...
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17.10.2019

Boston Blackie: Archie Grant's Club 77

A man hits the jackpot on a crooked slot machine setting off a string of mysteries. Original Air Date: February 23, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
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16.10.2019

Rocky Jordan: Shakedown

Jordan’s awakened in the night by a man who says he was hired to kill Jordan but will break the contract for twice the money. Original Air Date: June 18, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
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15.10.2019

Let George Do It: Deal Me Out and I'll Deal You In

George is hired to find a missing young man. Original Air Date: August 20, 1951 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full lin...
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14.10.2019

Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band (Listener's Choice Standard Division #2)

A woman turns to Holmes as she suspects her sister was murdered by her stepfather and she’s afraid that she’ll be next. Original Air Date: November 12, 1945 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full li...
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13.10.2019

EP2954s: Suspense: The Argyle Album

A famous national reporter gives a young, up-and-coming journalist a clue to the big story he’s working on involving “the argyle album.” Original Air Date: September 4, 1947 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...
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12.10.2019

Dragnet: The Big Dig

A woman reports her sister missing and suspects her brother-in-law of being responsible. Original Air Date: December 7, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
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11.10.2019

EP2953: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Island of Tin-Yutan

Johnny heads to a South seas island to find several missing insured men who are each insured for $50,000. Original Air Date: November 5, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...
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10.10.2019

Boston Blackie: The Fred Palmer Waterfront Racket

Blackie tries to bust a waterfront racket as murders accumulate. Original Air Date: February 16, 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 websit...
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9.10.2019

Rocky Jordan: The Pharaoh's Formula

An American businessman tries to get Rocky to distribute beer formulated from an Ancient Egyptian formula. Original Air Date: June 11, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
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8.10.2019

Let George Do It: The Fearless Crown

George is called in to insure that a daredevil clown isn’t murdered, but soon after George arrives the clown is trampled by an elephant. Original Air Date: August 13, 1951 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ful...
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7.10.2019

Nero Wolfe: Party for Death (Listener's Choice Standard Division T-3rd)

Wolfe sends Archie to a party he was invited to and asks him to call when the murder is committed. Original Air Date: February 16, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
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5.10.2019

Dragnet: The Big Gone

Friday and Smith investigate a robbery where a security man shot and apparently killed one of two robbers. However, the apparently dead man disappears. Original Air Date: November 30, 1954 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
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4.10.2019

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Man Who Wasn't All There

Johnny is called in because a man, whose wife’s policy was cancelled due to non-payment of premiums the day before she died, claims responsibility for the deaths of twelve policy holders.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full...
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3.10.2019

Boston Blackie: The Paul Martin Murders

A series of murders breaks out over $50,000 in bonds that were purchased with stolen money. Original Air Date: February 9, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
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2.10.2019

EP2945: Rocky Jordan: The Word of a Bishop

Rocky witnesses a murder by a woman in a White evening dress, however another witness insisted the murderer was actually a man. Original Air Date: June 4, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full...
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1.10.2019

Let George Do It: Drop Dead

A writer calls George in to investigate when a parrot who always says, “Drop dead!” is sold to the owner of a hotel in a run-down area of town and the sailor who sold him is murdered.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full lin...
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30.09.2019

EP2943: Philip Marlowe: The Name to Remember (Listener’s Choice Standard Division T-3rd Place)

Marlowe is hired by the owner of a war surplus store to find out who’s following him. Original Air Date: April 9, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
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28.09.2019

EP2942: Dragnet: The Big Switch

Friday and Smith investigate the murder of a man whose watch and ring were stolen Original Air Date: November 23, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
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27.09.2019

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: Witness, Witness, Who's Got the Witness

Johnny is hired by a bail bondsman to find two missing witnesses who were released on bond. Original Air Date: October 22, 1949 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
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26.09.2019

EP2940: Boston Blackie: The Five-Note Murder Clue

A composer in a songwriting team is murdered while Blackie’s nearby. Original Air Date: February 2, 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 ...
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25.09.2019

Rocky Jordan: Song in the Night

A man in a foreign legionaire is shot near Rocky’s home in the middle of the night, setting off a string of killings. Original Air Date: May 28, 1950 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, ot...
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24.09.2019

Let George Do It: What's Become of Terry Cable?

A bar owner hires George to find a customer who disappeared and hawked his watch. Original Air Date: July 16, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...
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