Let George Do It – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

Adam Graham serves as your host, providing his idiosyncratic as he goes, as we go through the much underrated 1946-54 detective series starring a pre-Johnny Dollar Bob Bailey as Detective George Valentine a World War II vet, who along with his secretary and assistant Brooksie take on every case that's mailed to them.

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http://www.greatdetectives.net/detectives
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The great ones are back in action.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-12 15:42
last episode published
2019-11-12 06:01
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17.46 days
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Number of Episodes
211
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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17.09.2019

EP2932: Let George Do It: Lefty’s Angel

A big-time gangster is killed and George searches for the “angel” who enabled his criminal empire. Original Air Date: July 9, 1951 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
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10.09.2019

Let George Do It: Is Everybody Happy?

A wealthy man, who has dedicated his fortune to helping talented people to achieve their potential, is murdered. Original Air Date: July 2, 1952 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other c...
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3.09.2019

Let George Do It: The Man From Jaune Cache

A man hires George because his brother-in-law is due to arrive from South America and he’s afraid that the brother-in-law’s in trouble because of a man who’s been watching his... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, othe...
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27.08.2019

Let George Do It: Tonight the Mayhem’s Going to be Different

George and Claire are invited to spend a weekend with a woman who pretends to be a longtime friend of Claire’s. Original Air Date:June 14, 1951 Rebroadcast date: June 9, 1953 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
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20.08.2019

Let George Do It: Sucker Stunt

George tries to turn the tables on a man who played him for a sucker but finds out he gave him a perfect alibi for the murder of his wife. Original Air Date: June 11, 1951 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
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13.08.2019

Let George Do It: Big Brother

A club owner wants to find out who socked him on the head and at the center of the mystery is a girl who has a lot of men who treat her like a little sister. Original Air Date: May 21, 1951 Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
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6.08.2019

Let George Do It: Ponce the Lion

George is called to a small town because the town’s most infamous citizen has been released from the prison and the towns people fear he’ll murder everyone who sent him to prison for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full link...
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30.07.2019

Let George Do It: The Marauder

A successful writer calls George to a Winter resort where the host has become obsessed with killing a mountain lion. Original Air Date: February 12, 1951 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...
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23.07.2019

Let George Do It: Tongalani

A woman hires George to investigate her husband’s odd behavior centering around the word “Tongalani.” Original Air Date: February 5, 1951 Rebroadcast Date: Unknown Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links,...
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16.07.2019

EP2878: Let George Do It: Sedan from the City

A sedan arrives from the city arrives in a small town and then its leading benefactor is gunned down. Original Air Date: October 30, 1950 Rebroadcast Date: January 27, 1953 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
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9.07.2019

Let George Do It: The Hand in the Coconut

A big-game hunter, one of George’s childhood hero’s, summons George to his ship to investigate the theft of his field glasses. Original Air Date: October 23, 1950 Support the show monthly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full...
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2.07.2019

Let George Do It: It's a Mystery To Me

A mystery writer comes to George for help understanding the mysterious behavior of his girlfriend. Original Air Date: October 16, 1950 Rebroadcast Date: April 28, 1953 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
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25.06.2019

EP2860: Let George Do It: The Investment

An attorney hires George to make a big investment on behalf of an anonymous client but things go wrong because George has a nail in his shoe. Original Air Date: November 29, 1946 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
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18.06.2019

Let George Do It: Snookums

George agrees to watch a dog for $200 plus expenses but finds he’s gotten more than he bargained for when he finds out the dog is a voracious Great Dane that’s been reported stolen.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...
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4.06.2019

Let George Do It: The Picnic

While on a picnic, George is hit by a petite shoe and hears a voice asking for rescue. Original Air Date: October 11, 1946 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
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28.05.2019

EP2836: Let George Do It: The Kleptomaniac

The kleptomaniac wife of a candidate for alderman hires George to follow her to prevent her compulsion from being discovered before the election. Original Air Date: October 4, 1946 Support the show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
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21.05.2019

Let George Do It: Audition #2

George is hired to find an apartment for an elderly man’s niece and her husband. Audition Date: April 1946 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f...
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14.05.2019

Let George Do It: Audition 1

Right out of the service, ex-GI George Lincoln starts a private investigation firm and gets an assistant and a secretary thrust on him, along with an elevator man who prepares strange food, and a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
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16.05.2017

EP2200: Let George Do It: The Coward

A man is seeking vengeance on four men, one of whom’s betrayal led to the death of 37 men in World War II. Original Air Date: September 20, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other co...
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9.05.2017

Let George Do It: The Man Under the Elm Trees

George is called out by a man who is concerned his sister is being taken in by a conman, but George is more concerned about a lovable and eccentric character who seems to be targeted for death.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...
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3.04.2013

EP0911: Let George Do It: The Ghost of Ireland Betty

George is hired by a woman to the stop the sale of a house by a woman who is protective of the house’s supposed ghost. Original Air Date: September 27, 1954 Take our listener survey&#823 Read... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...
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1.04.2013

EP0909: Let George Do It: The Stand In

George is knocked out and awakens to find himself an Australian heir to a fortune. Original Air Date: November 17, 1952 Become one of our Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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27.03.2013

EP0905: Let George Do It: Dead on Arrival

While going to pick up Brooksie at the bus station, George meets up with an old man in trouble. He takes him to a hotel where h Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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20.03.2013

EP0899: Let George Do It: Calle Reposo

George is hired to go to Havana to bid on a rich tobacco crop, but he has to deal with a disreputable mobster. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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13.03.2013

EP0893: Let George Do It: The Dead of Night

George responds to  a 4 a.m. phone call and finds himself smack in the middle of a murder investigation. Original Air Date: October 13, 1952 Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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6.03.2013

EP0887: Let George Do It: The Four Seasons

George is hired to protect some valuable miniature artwork but quickly finds himself arrested and charged with grand theft. Original Air Date: October 6, 1952 Support the listener support camp Read... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
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27.02.2013

EP0881: Let George Do It: Chance and Probability

George travels to a casino resort where a man was killed for his perfect“system” for winning at the casino. Original Air Date: September Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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20.02.2013

EP0875: Let George Do It: Once a Crook

George is hired by the sister of an ex-con who has disappeared after her uncle was robbed. Ori Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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13.02.2013

EP0869: Let George Do It: Human Nature

George is hired by a cleaning lady who thinks a sweet pawnbroker may be getting drawn into crime. George finds out he’s a well-known fence and when th Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and ...
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6.02.2013

EP0863: Let George Do It: Sabotage

George goes to South America to stop sabotage at tin mines that’s hampering America’s war effort. Original Rebr Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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30.01.2013

EP0857: Let George Do It: Seed of Destruction

George investigates the case of a man whose been missing for three weeks. Original Air Date: August 18, 1952 Take our listener survey… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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23.01.2013

EP0851: Let George Do It: The Mystic

George is hired to expose a mystic“advising an elderly woman” as a fraud, but this isn’t any ordinary phony. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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16.01.2013

EP0845: Let George Do It: The Violent Van Pattons

A young woman fearing a violent reaction from her controlling uncle hires George to break the news of her marriage. George finds himself investigating a Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, an...
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9.01.2013

EP0839: Let George Do It: It Happened on Friday

George heads to the Friday Islands to help a wife concerned about her husband who has joined a Communist group there. Original Air Date: May 19, 1 Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more...
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2.01.2013

EP0833: Let George Do It: The Iron Hat

George investigates some stolen evidence that could bring down a crime king. Original Air Date: May 12, 1952 Take our listener survey&#8230 Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]...
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26.12.2012

EP0828: Let George Do It: Come to the Casbah

George tries to recover some papers for the French Government in order to stop their loss from creating an international incident Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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20.12.2012

EP0824:Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle

A lost Christmas goose puts Sherlock Holmes on the trail of a jewel thief with the freedom of an innocent man lying in the balance. Original Air Date: December 26, 1948 Take our listener... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full l...
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19.12.2012

EP0823: Let George Do It: The Christmas Letter

A soldiers writes George to ask him to visit a girl and take her out on Christmas Eve. George is dismayed to find her about to fall for a known hustler. Original Air Date: December 24, 1951 Ta Read... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
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12.12.2012

EP0818: Let George Do It: Operation Europa

George Valentine goes to Paris and Instanbul to recover $250,000 in stolen diamonds. Original Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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5.12.2012

EP0813: Let George Do It: War Maneuver

George is brought in by a landlady who believes an innocent boarder has been framed for a hit and run. Once George clears him, Lieutenant Johnson insists Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, a...
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28.11.2012

EP0808: Let George Do It: The Forgotten Murder

A spinster hires George to solve a fifteen year old murder. Original Air Date: April 14, 1952  Take our listener survey&#823 Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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21.11.2012

EP0803: Let George Do It: The Greystone Ghost

George is hired by a frightened elderly woman to find“a living ghost.” Original Air Date: March 24, 1952 Take our listener sur Read more ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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