I Love Old Time Radio

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Virtual Vinny presents classic old-time radio programs from crime fighters to comedians. We travel to the Golden Age of Radio and present many well-known, and lesser-known classic radio programs. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/support

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Ep0208: Broadway is My Beat - "Nick Norman and Santa Claus"

July 17th, 2019


 Nick Norman is just out of Sing Sing after fifteen years and is scheduled to play Santa Claus for the P.A.L. The day before the big day, Santa takes …

Ep0207: My Friend Irma - "Piano Lessons For Irma"

July 16th, 2019


Irma spends the last of her savings on piano lessons.  The only problem is Jane had got rid of the piano to save money.  So Irma joins Mrs. O'Reilly …

Ep0206: The Shadow - "Professor X"

July 15th, 2019


 A criminal is bankrolling a mad scientist who is working on an electronic disintegration machine. He plans to "send living flesh by wire." 

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Ep0205: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Smile"

July 12th, 2019


Secret Word - Smile - Hotel Clerk & Law Secretary / Beauty Operator & Husband / Taxidermist & Wife

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Ep0204: Lights Out - "Nature Study"

July 11th, 2019


 A walk in the woods, along with death and confession 

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Ep0203: Broadway is My Beat - "The Henry Baker Murder Case"

July 10th, 2019


 A nice guy named Henry Baker is trying to give away $50,000 while his brother is trying to stop him. 

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Ep0201: The Shadow - "The Witch Drums of Salem"

July 8th, 2019


 A witch's curse befalls the descendants of the clergyman who had her killed. 

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Ep0200: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Money"

July 5th, 2019


 Conductor & Stevedore / Gardener & Housewife / Diamond Merchant & Dime Store Clerk 

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Ep0199: Lights Out - "Prelude to Murder"

July 4th, 2019


 An insanely jealous orchestra conductor is convinced that his wife is seeing a young artist. 

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Ep0198: Broadway is My Beat - "The Tori Jones Murder Case"

July 3rd, 2019


 An action-packed murder story set in the garment district. A beautiful model named Tori Jones is found hanged. 

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Ep0197: My Friend Irma - "Irma Gets Fired"

July 2nd, 2019


Irma's boss finally has had it, and fires Irma. 

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Ep0196: The Shadow - "Black Buddha"

July 1st, 2019


 This statue from the far east should be gotten rid of as soon as possible...or else! 

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Ep0195: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Water"

June 28th, 2019


 Irishman & Coleen / Barber & Housewife / Business Manager & Income Tax Collector 

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Ep0194: Lights Out - "Organ"

June 27th, 2019


 The story of a strange summer house and its even stranger secrets. 

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Ep0193: Broadway is My Beat - "The Sherman Gates Murder Case"

June 26th, 2019


 Sherman Gates is found poisoned in the loge of a movie theatre, which leads to a murdered photographer. 

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Ep0192: My Friend Irma - "Al is Moving to Nebraska"

June 25th, 2019


 Al plans to move west and leave New York City. He's going to move to  Nebraska! Richard has developed a new and rare orchid, which Irma thinks  is …

Ep0191: The Shadow - "Death Under the Chapel"

June 24th, 2019


 A mad college professor plans to set off a bomb during graduation to seek his revenge. 

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Ep0190: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Heart"

June 21st, 2019


 Golden Wedding Couple / Dress Buyer & Husband / Hobo & Vocational Analyst 

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Ep0189: Lights Out - "The Ugliest Man in The World"

June 20th, 2019


 The story of the ugliest man in the world...and his girlfriend 

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Ep0188: Broadway is My Beat - "The Mary Gilbert Murder Case"

June 19th, 2019


 Maurie Brandeis, a nice Jewish boy, is going to be executed for murder on Monday. 

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Ep0187: My Friend Irma - "Trial Separation"

June 18th, 2019


 Al wins $500 on a horse; enough money to marry Irma. Irma hesitates when her friend Amber suggests that Irma test Al's love. 

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Ep0186: The Shadow - "The Caverns of Death"

June 17th, 2019


 A secret ruby mine uses slave labor, kidnapped from tourists in the caverns above. 

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Ep0185: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Door"

June 14th, 2019


 Bachelor & Old Maid / Butler & Housewife / French Consul Girl & Bus Driver 

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Ep0184: Lights Out - "Little Old Lady"

June 13th, 2019


 Aunt Harriet, living alone in a dark wood, has some very strange feline companions! A good story! 

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Ep0183: Broadway is My Beat - "The Eugene Bullock Murder Case"

June 12th, 2019


 Eugene Bullock from Iowa is found dead in a crummy Sanitarium, his $5000 missing. 

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Ep0182: My Friend Irma - "The Double Date"

June 11th, 2019


 Jane and Irma are going out on a double date, but Al threatens to make trouble. 

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Ep0181: The Shadow - "The Hospital Murders"

June 10th, 2019


 While visiting Egypt, Lamont Cranston is asked to solve a mystery. Patients keep disappearing from a hospital. 

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Ep0180: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Table"

June 7th, 2019


 Secret Word - Table - High Schoolers / Piano Teacher & Dog Trainer / DA & Housewife 

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Ep0179: Lights Out - "The Spider"

June 6th, 2019


 Two men hiding out in the jungle find they are being watched.  Watched by something with dark eyes and eight legs. 

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Ep0178: Broadway is My Beat - "The Sgt Gordon Ellis Murder Case"

June 5th, 2019


 Tommy Mannon, a hoodlum about to blow the whistle on some big shots, is  attacked on the street right in front of Danny Clover. A cop named …

Ep0177: My Friend Irma - "Thanksgiving Dinner"

June 4th, 2019


 Thanksgiving is approaching. Jane plans a dinner for four, Irma buys a live turkey named George. 

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Ep0176: The Shadow - "The Mine Hunters"

June 3rd, 2019


 A very Japanese-sounding bad-guy is planning to lay mines near the Panama Canal. Could he be up to no good? 

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Ep0175: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Sugar"

May 31st, 2019


 Milkman & Brewmaster / Interior Decorator & Housewife/ Wedding Director &  Greeting Card Writer 

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Ep0173: Broadway is My Beat - "The Mei Ling Murder Case"

May 29th, 2019


 Mei Ling sends a telegram that reads "terror follows me." The Kuan Yuen  statuette has been stolen, Mei Ling and Ki-Lin are both killed. 

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Ep0172: My Friend Irma - "Irma Attends a Charity Ball"

May 28th, 2019


 Irma and her friends attend a charity masquerade ball. 

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Ep0171: The Shadow - "Revenge on the Shadow"

May 27th, 2019


 A crime boss (with a marked foreign accent) plans to kill the Shadow, with the help of his old enemies and by using Margo Lane! 

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Ep0170: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Bread"

May 24th, 2019


 Pediatrician & Youngest Mother / Shoemaker & Housewife / Model & Artist 

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Ep0169 - Lights Out - "Heavenly Jeep"

May 23rd, 2019


 A story that's "literally out of this world." 

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Ep0168: Broadway is My Beat - "The Val Dane Murder Case"

May 22nd, 2019


 Val Dane, a universally hated author, is found dead of starvation in a room full of food! 

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Ep0167: My Friend Irma - "Planning a Vacation"

May 21st, 2019


 Irma and Jane plan to take a vacation at Moosehead Lodge. 

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Ep0166: The Shadow - "The Mark of the Bat"

May 20th, 2019


 Vampires arise once again to suck blood in the night. 

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Ep0165 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Sky"

May 17th, 2019


 Rookie Cop & Librarian / Housewife & TV Repairman / Auctioneer & Square Dance Caller 

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Ep0164 - Lights Out - "Execution"

May 16th, 2019


 A drama about a Nazi officer who hangs a woman in revenge for wounding a  German soldier. He then hangs the same woman over and over again. 

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Ep0163: Broadway is My Beat - "The Silks Bergen Murder Case"

May 15th, 2019


 $100,000, a dead jockey and murderous bookies on Broadway. 

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Ep0162: My Friend Irma - "Al and Irma Buy a Wedding Ring

May 14th, 2019


 Al takes Irma to see "Harvey." Al and Irma buy a wedding ring for Irma's  friend Amber, but Jane thinks it's Irma who's getting married. 

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Ep0161: The Shadow - "The Reincarnation of Michael"

May 13th, 2019


 A mad scientist helps an even madder millionaire believe that he's an Italian Duke from the 12th century. 

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Ep0160: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Spoon"

May 10th, 2019


 Accountant & Ballroom Bouncer / Chiropodist & Housewife / Irish War Bride & Husband 

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Ep0159: Lights Out - "Kill"

May 9th, 2019


 A story told through the thoughts of the principal character, an accused murderer 

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Ep0158: Broadway is My Beat - "The Jane Darnell Murder Case"

May 8th, 2019


Scandal reporter Jed Stacy has received a prophecy in the mail...Jane Darnell will be found murdered tonight.

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Ep0157: My Friend Irma - "Irma and Jane Visit Coney Island"

May 7th, 2019


 Irma and Jane visit Coney Island during a heat wave. 

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Ep0156: The Shadow - "He Died at Twelve"

May 6th, 2019


Lamont is a witness at the execution of a convicted murderer, but later  the jurors who convicted him are being murdered one by one, and the  Shadow must stop the killing spree with the help of the judge whose life  is …

Ep0155: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Milk"

May 3rd, 2019


 About to be's / House Mover & Housewife / Parents of 20 children 

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Ep0154: Lights Out - "The Archer"

May 2nd, 2019


 A woman held prisoner by three gangsters is rescued by a strange hero 

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Ep0153: Broadway is My Beat - "The Dr Robbie McClure Murder Case"

May 1st, 2019


 Doctor Robbie McClure dies in Danny's office, shot with a .22 caliber gun. 

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Ep0152: My Friend Irma - "Aunt Harriet to Visit"

April 30th, 2019


 Jane's Aunt Harriet is coming for a visit. Irma and Al become babysitters. 

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Ep0151: The Shadow - "Voice of the Trumpet"

April 29th, 2019


 A dealer of rare books is actually a spy, selling War Department secrets to Europeans, with the help of a spiritualist.  

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Ep0150 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Name"

April 26th, 2019


 Tip-Toppers Newlyweds Scalas / Carhop & Married Man/  Chiropractor Dr. Mar-Elia & Jesse Swope 

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Ep0149 - Lights Out - "Superfeature"

April 25th, 2019


 A monster steps out of a film and into the theatre!  

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Ep0148: Broadway is My Beat - "The Paul Thomas Murder Case"

April 24th, 2019


 Paul Thomas, a young, ex-convict who once helped Danny, is accused of a $1000,000 jewel robbery. 

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Ep0147: My Friend Irma - "Irma Wants To Join a Club"

April 23rd, 2019


 Jane has been accepted into the "New York Professional Women's Club." Irma wants to be a member too. 

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Ep0146: The Shadow - "The Old People"

April 22nd, 2019


 Missing airplanes in South American lead the Shadow to a mad scientist with a serum to make people older. 

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Ep0145 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Chair"

April 19th, 2019


 Messenger & Fred Knott / Scool Teacher & Housewife / Exchange Students 

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Ep0144 - Lights Out - "Money, Money, Money"

April 18th, 2019


 Tony the diver doesn't stop at murder nor anything else for money. His last dive is most successful. 

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Ep0143: Broadway is My Beat - "The Otto Prokosh Murder Case"

April 17th, 2019


A good story about multiple murders in a vaudeville theatre, starting with Otto Procash, an athlete from Vienna.

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Ep0142: My Friend Irma - "Bon Voyage"

April 16th, 2019


Richard is leaving on a trip to England. Jane and all her friends go down to the Queen Mary to see him off.

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Ep0141: The Shadow - "The Tomb Of Terror"

April 15th, 2019


A mummy's curse seems valid when a strange ray kills those who enter its tomb.

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Ep0140 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Hair"

April 12th, 2019


Oldweds / Housewife & Postal Clerk / Body Builder & High Schooler

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Ep0139 - Lights Out - "The Flame"

April 11th, 2019


fire worshipper meets "The Flame," the female spirit of fire! A story told by a dead man!

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Ep0138: Broadway is My Beat - "The Jimmy Dorn Murder Case"

April 10th, 2019


An ex-carnival performer named Jimmy Dorn wins $17,000 in the Irish Sweepstakes and promptly "commits suicide."

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Ep0137: My Friend Irma - "Acute Love Sickness"

April 9th, 2019


Irma's not feeling very well. The doctor diagnoses a case of love sickness. Al has the perfect medicine, an engagement ring formerly owned by Jane's grandmother. He actually puts the ring on her finger!

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Ep0136: The Shadow - "Murder On Approval"

April 8th, 2019


A foreign agent tries to conquer America by infecting the U.S. Army with a secret disease

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Ep0135 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Dust"

April 5th, 2019


Bacteriologist & Bird Nurse / Woman Driver & Auto Mechanic / About to Be's

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Ep0134 - Lights Out - "The Dream"

April 4th, 2019


A woman is afraid to sleep because each time that she does, she has a terrible dream. Little Jimmy keeps asking, "Where's my father?" 

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Ep0133: Broadway is My Beat - "The Julie Dixon Murder Case"

April 3rd, 2019


Danny needs the wisdom of Solomon to solve the problems of young Ruth Jennings and her ex-con father.

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Ep0132: My Friend Irma - "Manhattan Magazine"

April 2nd, 2019


Jane is given the opportunity to become a model for "Manhattan Magazine."

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Ep0131: The Shadow - "The Tenor With The Broken Voice"

April 1st, 2019


A famous tenor loses his voice in the midst of an opera. The next week, another tenor is killed by a falling sandbag.

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Ep0130 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Window"

March 29th, 2019


Bachelor & Spinster / Washing machine salesman & Housewife / Explorer & Lighthouse Keeper

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Ep0129 - Lights Out - "The Ball"

March 28th, 2019


A ghastly story about the headless, walking dead. The story is also known as, "Paris Macabre."

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Ep0128: Broadway is My Beat - "The Mary Murdock Murder Case"

March 27th, 2019


An out-of-towner from Arkansas is blackmailed by a redhead named Mary Murdock, but he's not telling all.

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Ep0127: My Friend Irma - "Dinner Date"

March 26th, 2019


Jane has a new boyfriend. They're going out for dinner tonight.

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Ep0125 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Sky"

March 22nd, 2019


Secret Word - Sky - Grooms Mother & Brides Father / Housewife & Butcher / Bail Bondsman & Process Server

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Ep0124 - Lights Out - "The Sea"

March 21st, 2019


A dying Irish woman makes her final confession. A tale of brotherly hate and a return from the dead

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Ep0123: Broadway Is My Beat - "A Fixed Prize Fight"

March 20th, 2019


Danny suspects a fix when the odds on a welterweight fight swing suddenly in the wrong way

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Ep0122: My Friend Irma - "Irma's Inheritance"

March 19th, 2019


Irma has inherited $50,000, or has she? Al isn't too happy about her windfall.

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Ep0120: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Grass"

March 15th, 2019


LA Airport Announcer & Weatherman / Bareback Rider & Housewife / Salesman & Ms. Bozooka

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Ep0119: Lights Out - "They Met At Dorset"

March 14th, 2019


Seeking shelter from the rain, they come upon a genuine haunted house.

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Ep0118: Broadway Is My Beat - "The Andrew Jenkins Case"

March 13th, 2019


A missing hick from Indiana named Andrew Jenkins leads Lt. Clover to "Golden" Gold.

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Ep0117: My Friend Irma - "The Big Secret"

March 12th, 2019


Jane and Richard are all going to Washington, D.C. It's a secret, confidential trip, even though Professor Kropotkin and Mrs. O'Reilly go along.

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Ep0116: The Shadow - "Murders In Wax"

March 11th, 2019


A killer in jail for life manages to enact his revenge on those who sent him up.

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Ep0115: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word - Ink"

March 8th, 2019


Secretary & Optometrist / Housewife & Health Inspector / Bus Driver & Roller Coaster Operator

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Ep0114: Lights Out - "Oxychloride X"

March 7th, 2019


A young crackpot college student invents the universal solvent, with of course nothing to keep in it

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Ep0113: Rogue's Gallery - "The Janice Kroll Murder"

March 6th, 2019


Elsie Kroll hires Richard Rogue to find the killer of her sister Janice. Soon thereafter, Elsie is fished out of Lake Michigan

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Ep0112: My Friend Irma - "Election Connection"

March 5th, 2019


Jane and Irma are trying to help Robert Colby win the election as councilman. Al gets a job campaigning for his opponent Honest Jim Blake

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Ep0111: The Shadow - "Aboard the Steamship Amazon"

March 4th, 2019


While enjoying an ocean cruise, Lamont Cranston is suspected of being a murderer.

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Ep0110 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Shoe"

March 1st, 2019


Secret Word - Shoe - Prospective Grandpa & Baby Nurse / Fixitman & Housewife / Hotel Dick & Phone Operator

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Ep0109 - Lights Out - "He Dug It Up"

February 28th, 2019


An ancient stone coffin buried in the peaceful English countryside becomes an instrument of death. Inside the coffin is a woman with the head of a …

Ep0108 - Rogue's Gallery - "Phyllis Adrian Is Missing"

February 27th, 2019


Richard Rogue is hired by Howard Adrian to find his missing wife Phyllis

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Ep0107 - My Friend Irma - "Buy or Sell"

February 26th, 2019


Irma and Jane want off their party line telephone with a line of their own. They lose all phone service and make a fortune for one of Richard's …

Ep0106 - The Shadow - "The White God"

February 25th, 2019


Over a dozen ships have vanished in, "The Graveyard of the Pacific." An arch-criminal with a magnetic ray matches wits with "The Shadow." He seems to …

Ep0105 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Radio"

February 22nd, 2019


Secret Word - Radio - Bachelor & Old Maid / Baker & Housewife / Magic Clerk & Schoolboy

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Ep0104 - Lights Out - "Until Dead"

February 21st, 2019


A man about to be executed escapes from jail and swears revenge against the man who framed him...and not even death can stop him!

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Ep0103 - Rogue's Gallery - "Where There's A Will, There's A Murder"

February 20th, 2019


Wealthy Angela Mullins hires Richard Rogue to find out who stole her will, whereupon she's promptly found dead.

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Ep0102 - My Friend Irma - "Double Troubles"

February 19th, 2019


Irma and Jane have had fights with Al and Richard. Plans are made for an intimate dinner for four. Professor Kropotkin is matched up with Mrs. …

Ep0101 - The Shadow - "The Power of The Mind

February 18th, 2019


A famous psychiatrist, kidnapped aboard a foreign freighter, uses mental telepathy to call the Shadow to the rescue.

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Sp0003 - 100th Episode Celebration

February 15th, 2019


We are celebrating the fact we have reached 100 episodes with this special feature. It features 4 episodes of the 1935 show, Popeye the Sailor.

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Ep0100 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Clock"

February 15th, 2019


Secret Word - Clock - Boy Usher & Girl Soda Jerk / Mindreader & Husband / Purser on the Catalina & Travel Aide

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Ep0099 - Lights Out - "The Projective Mr. Drogen"

February 14th, 2019


A man finds that he can work miracles, and starts to plan world conquest.

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Ep0098 - Rogue's Gallery - "Cabin On A Lake"

February 13th, 2019


At a resort, Janice Cole is found dead in her room. Her body promptly disappears while Rogue sleeps through his weekly hit-on-the-head. Rogue is then …

Ep0097 - My Friend Irma - "Fortune Raised"

February 12th, 2019


Mr. Clyde asks Irma to pick up his new tuxedo.

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Ep0096 - The Shadow - "The Blind Beggar Dies"

February 11th, 2019


When "Singing Jim," a blind street singer, is killed, The Shadow goes after a band of extortionists who prey on the city's street beggars.

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Ep0095 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Smile"

February 8th, 2019


Secret Word - Smile - Chinese About to Be's / Motor Vehicle Inspector & Housewife / Girl Softballer & Masseaur

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Ep0094 - Lights Out - "The Fast One"

February 7th, 2019


A story about two men with a mighty power, the ability to move very, very rapidly.

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Ep0093 - Rogue's Gallery - "Lady With A Gun"

February 6th, 2019


After Matt Webb tries to start a fight in a nightclub with Richard Rogue, Mrs. Webb tries to hire him to investigate her husband. Rogue declines the …

Ep0092 - My Friend Irma - "It's All Relative"

February 5th, 2019


Al never seems to want to talk about his family. Al has told his mother that he's a success in life. He's the president of General Motors, General …

Ep0091 - The Shadow - "Firebug"

February 4th, 2019


The Shadow rescues Margot Lane who's been kidnapped by pyromaniacs.

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Ep0090 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Chair"

February 1st, 2019


Secret Word - Chair - Third Season - Bank Newlyweds / Druggist & Housewife / Wrestler & Libranian

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Ep0089 - Lights Out - "Valse Triste"

January 31st, 2019


A "gentle man" imprisons two women. One must marry him, the other must die! This story is definitely not for the squeamish!

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Ep0088 - Rogue's Gallery - "The Star Of Savoy"

January 30th, 2019


A man with a bullet in him comes to Rogue's office to die. Who shot Charles McDonald...and why? The reason is a very, very valuable diamond!

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Ep0087 - My Friend Irma - "The Professor's Concerto"

January 29th, 2019


Professor Kropotkin has finished his concerto after years of hard work. After a publisher turns it down, Al and Irma write lyrics to it and have it …

Ep0086 - The Shadow - "Death from the Deep"

January 28th, 2019


For the last three months, a lunatic huntsman has been torpedoing ships at sea from his pirate submarine. Lamont Cranston reads about the disasters …

Ep0085 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Air"

January 25th, 2019


Yell Leader & Debater / Fashion Designer & Housewife / Vet & Tree Surgeon

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Ep0084 - Lights Out - "Meteor Man"

January 24th, 2019


The story of a creature from inside a meteorite and his sinister appetite

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Ep0083 - Rogue's Gallery - "The Corpse I Didn't Kill"

January 23rd, 2019


Rogue's pal Joe Dale has been shot dead in his elegant home. Rogue is accused of the crime by two of his "friends."

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Ep0082 - My Friend Irma - "Billy Boy, the Boxer"

January 22nd, 2019


Al has used $1000 borrowed dollars to invest in Billy-Boy, a broken-down boxer.

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Ep0081 - The Shadow - "The Hypnotized Audience"

January 21st, 2019


An Indian mystic tries to save his brother from the electric chair by kidnapping the Governor.

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Ep0080 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Name"

January 18th, 2019


Italian War Bride & Husband / Efficiency Man & Housewife / Gal Attorney & Jailer

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Ep0079 - Lights Out - "Knock At The Door"

January 17th, 2019


A woman murders her impossible mother-in-law, but she refuses to stay dead!

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Ep0078 - Rogue's Gallery - "Blue Eyes"

January 16th, 2019


Beautiful Patricia Flynn is sure someone's trying to kill her, but her half-sister is murdered instead!

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Ep0077 - My Friend Irma - "The Red Head"

January 15th, 2019


Jane quits her job and breaks off her romance with Richard when Richard hires a beautiful new secretary. Jane writes a scathing letter and asks Irma …

Ep0076 - The Shadow - "The White Legion"

January 14th, 2019


This episode begins with a man named WILLIAM DEVEN being kidnapped by a group calling themselves THE WHITE LEGION. The legion are a group willing to make attacks in broad daylight without fear of retaliation. The Legion …

Ep0075 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Foot"

January 11th, 2019


Fan Club President & Studio Mail Clerk / Airline Hostess & Traveling Salesman / Manicurist & Blacksmith

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Ep0074 - Lights Out - "Scoop"

January 10th, 2019


A good story about a ruthless newspaper publisher who fires a columnist after forty-years on the paper. The writer jumps out of the window and kills …

Ep0073 - Rogue's Gallery - "The Impossible Murder"

January 9th, 2019


"Judge" Colin Baker receives a death threat and hires Richard Rogue to protect him for a day. Rogue does a lousy job, as Baker is found dead, …

Ep0072 - My Friend Irma - "The Lonely Hearts Club"

January 8th, 2019


Irma gives up on Al and joins a Lonely Hearts Club

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Ep0071 - The Shadow - "The Silent Avenger"

January 7th, 2019


An inmate who's about to go to the electric chair, convinces his bother to seek revenge on those who put him on death row.

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Ep0070 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: People"

January 4th, 2019


Golden Wedding Couple / Ambulance Driver & Housewife / Newsboy & City Editor

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Ep0069 - Lights Out - "The Story Of Mr. Maggs"

January 3rd, 2019


A meek little man buys a locked trunk at an auction...and finds it filled with horror!

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Ep0068 - Rogue's Gallery - "Snowbound"

January 2nd, 2019


A beautiful woman and her suspicious husband lead Rogue to yet another hit on the head, a bullet in the shoulder and a toss off a cliff. Then, the …

Ep0067 - My Friend Irma - "Gentlemen Prefer"

January 1st, 2019


It's New Year's Eve and Irma and Al decide to bleach Jane's hair blonde. Al manages to buy "chair lacquer" instead of "hair lacquer."

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Ep0066 - The Shadow - "The Bride of Death"

December 31st, 2018


Lamont Cranston and Margot arrive in a fishing village where a cult that engages in human sacrifice has set up shop in the home of a rich and …

Ep0065 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Door"

December 28th, 2018


Season 2 Bachelor & Old Maid / Gallup Pollster & Dad / New Parents

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Ep0064 - Lights Out - "Uninhabited"

December 27th, 2018


Three soldiers of different nationalities party on a train on a Christmas Day after their tour of duty. An event involving three wise men similarly …

Ep0063 - Rogue's Gallery - "The Message"

December 26th, 2018


Mike Royal is about to die in the electric chair. He asks Richard Rogue to return gems he had stolen for the reward

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Ep0062 - My Friend Irma - "Double Surprise"

December 25th, 2018


It's Christmas Eve, all is serene and quiet in Apartment 3b. Irma is reading and planning a surprise Christmas party for her friends. The surprise is on Irma though as one by one her guests have an excuse not to come.

SP0001 - It's a Wonderful Life

December 24th, 2018


Tired of his life on Earth, a man finds out what it's like never to have been born.

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Ep0061 - The Shadow - "The Plot Murder"

December 24th, 2018


A hypnotist sabotages a flying torpedo. Later, he tries to use it to destroy the headquarters where several officials of the war department are …

Ep0060 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Food"

December 21st, 2018


Dentist & Mother / Pro Ballplayer & Umpire / Bachelor & Old Maid

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Ep0059 - Lights Out - "Come To The Bank"

December 20th, 2018


A man concentrates hard enough to walk through a wall, but not hard enough to walk out the other side!

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Ep0058 - Rogue's Gallery - "The Triangle Murder Case"

December 19th, 2018


The managing editor of "The Chronicle" has been murdered after tangling with "The Alibi Master," an unethical attorney.

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Ep0057 - My Friend Irma - "The Book Crook"

December 18th, 2018


Just after buying a piano, Irma is fired after asking for a raise. She buys a book titled, "How To Become A Lady In A Week."

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Ep0056 - The Shadow - "Hounds in the Hills"

December 17th, 2018


A demented old hag living with her hunchback son kidnaps four boys and holds them captive in their mansion. Two criminals also stay in the mansion, …

Ep0055 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Wall"

December 14th, 2018


Rajah Satyapaul & Single Gal / Prizefighter & Boy / Australian War Bride & Husband

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Ep0054 - Lights Out - "Bon Voyage"

December 13th, 2018


Two old ladies with a hidden past board an ocean liner at midnight, along with a sense of guilt

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Ep0053 - Rogue's Gallery - "Special Added Attraction"

December 12th, 2018


Richard Rogue solves a murder under the Big Top when the life of obnoxious acrobat Carlotta is threatened.

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Ep0052 - My Friend Irma - "Lucky Couple Contest"

December 11th, 2018


While listening to the radio, Irma enters the KNX, "I Want To Be A Bride, Because" contest and becomes part of the, "Lucky Couple!"

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Ep0050 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Time"

December 7th, 2018


Ladies Shoe Salesman & Housewife / DA & Lady Cop / Bachelor Professor & College Co-ed

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Ep0049 - Lights Out - "Across The Gap (Neanderthal Man)"

December 6th, 2018


A group of modern tourists finds themselves fifty-thousand years in the past.

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Ep0048 - Rogue's Gallery - "Anson Leeds is Dead"

December 5th, 2018


Anson Leeds has died, leaving behind a puzzling will. A judge asks Richard Rogue to investigate.

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Ep0047 - My Friend Irma - "The Great Irma"

December 4th, 2018


Irma is tired of her job and depressed. She feels she's meant for greater things. Irma is fed up with her job as a stenographer and finds herself being offered a job in show business. She is going to be paid $50 a week …

Ep0046 - The Shadow - "The Poison Death"

December 3rd, 2018


A terrorist claiming to be The Shadow is poisoning the Department of Sanitation's water supply, and only the real Shadow can deduce who is behind the …

Ep0045 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Walk"

November 30th, 2018


Milkman & Mother/ Democrat & Republican / Oldest Newlyweds

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Ep0044 - Lights Out - "Mungarha"

November 29th, 2018


A man just back from Australia with a huge diamond has a murder on his conscience. The story is also known as, "The House Is Haunted."

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Ep0043 - Rogue's Gallery - "Murder At Minden"

November 28th, 2018


McVeigh is murdered after hiring Richard Rogue. The murder clues lead to a counterfeiter's hideout.

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Ep0042 - My Friend Irma - "Dancing Fools"

November 27th, 2018


Al has to take Rhumba lessons to take Irma out to a nightclub. Al's own version of the rhumba proves to be a success.

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Ep0041 - The Shadow - "The Society of the Living Dead"

November 26th, 2018


An evil businessman kidnaps his partner and keeps him in a burial vault. He wants him to sign a confession stating how he killed himself by drowning. …

Ep0040 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Air"

November 23rd, 2018


About to Be's / Tax Collector & Businessman / Carhop & Barkeeper

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Ep0039 - Lights Out - "Poltergeist"

November 22nd, 2018


How'd you like to have your head squashed flat by a tombstone? The story is also known as, "Gravestone."

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Ep0038 - Rogue's Gallery - "A Fortune in Furs"

November 21st, 2018


A man demands $1000 to prove that a $100,000 fur fire was really arson...and is promptly murdered

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Ep0037 - My Friend Irma - "The Eyes Have It"

November 20th, 2018


Irma's been getting headaches and Jane thinks she needs glasses

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Ep0036 - The Shadow - "Sabotage"

November 19th, 2018


The Shadow breaks up a spy ring who are destroying shipyards and sinking submarines.

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Ep0035 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Snow"

November 16th, 2018


Secret Word - Snow - Physical Culturist & Fat Lady / Girl from Saks & Girl from 5 & 10 / GI Student & Working Wife

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Ep0034 - Lights Out - "Revolt of the Worms"

November 15th, 2018


All I can do is sit and think and wait. Wait for the floors to lift and the walls to crash. Facts, think of facts. Yes, a journal of facts - think - how it began - why it is happening. Journal of facts, until the walls …

Ep0033 - Rogue's Gallery - "Blood On The Sand"

November 14th, 2018


When Richard Rogue took a two-week vacation on a ranch in the desert he didn’t expect to meet a dream girl like Lucia Logan and he didn’t expect to hear a writer Brian Mills threaten to kill his friend Tom Harding if he …

Ep0032 - My Friend Irma - "The Reward"

November 13th, 2018


Irma finds a purse in a gutter and she and Al ring up the owner to return the purse and collect a reward. Meantime Mr. Rhinelander’s secretary turns …

Ep0031 - The Shadow - "League of Terror"

November 12th, 2018


The Shadow breaks up a counterfeit ring who are terrorizing a poor neighborhood.

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Ep0030 - You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Radio"

November 10th, 2018


Secret Word - Radio -  Trash Collector & Housewife / Young People Who Want to Marry / Cub Scout & Scoutmaster

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Ep0029 - Lights Out - "What the Devil"

November 8th, 2018


A couple heading to the border are pestered by a mysterious red truck that refuses to let them pass.

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Ep0028 - Rogue's Gallery - "Little Old Lady"

November 7th, 2018


Conchita Morales hires Richard Rogue to get back her old love letters, while the title old lady invites Richard in for tea and knockout drops

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Ep0027 - My Friend Irma - "Too Much Publicity"

November 6th, 2018


Jane is worried that Richard Rhinelander family will think that her husband can’t possibly marry her a girl who works. The Rhinelander’s are mentioned all over the society pages but Richard tells Jane that his family …

Ep0026 - The Shadow - "Cold Death"

November 5th, 2018


Old man Daniel Carver owns a small town and keeps the press out with gangsters. The people of Carverville are in poverty and live under miserable …

Ep0025: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Floor"

November 2nd, 2018


Secret Word - Floor - Private Eye & City Dick / Plumber & Housewife / Bachelor & Old Maid

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Ep0024 - Lights Out - "Devil's Due"

November 1st, 2018


A man who aware of the operation of the two thieves approaches them for the possibility of joining the gang

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Ep0023 - Rogue's Gallery - "House of Fear"

October 31st, 2018


The Somaliland diamond was stolen from the home of wealthy old gem collector James E. Lee. The insurance company put Richard Rogue on the case and he …

SP0001 - War of the Worlds 80th Anniversary Broadcast

October 31st, 2018


The most famous radio show of all time. Mars invades New Jersey. The wireless is interrupted by a special bulletin. "Professor Farrell of the Mount …

Ep0022 - My Friend Irma - "Fur Coat"

October 30th, 2018


Irma's fur coat. Easy come, easy go! Oh dear Irma is one of the unsuspecting citizens who has bought something from a fake seller on Second Avenue …

Ep0021 - The Shadow- "The Death Triangle"

October 29th, 2018


The Shadow comes to the aid of a doctor who was once a prisoner on Devil's Island.

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Ep0020: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Skin"

October 26th, 2018


Secret Word - Skin - Veterinarian & Housewife / Sailor & Dance Instructress / Young Mom & Old Father

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Ep0019 - Lights Out - "It Happened"

October 25th, 2018


A young woman visiting Paris is kidnapped by a man claiming that her father owes him $150,000. Her adventures in the sewers of Paris include a madman who makes jewelry from the bones of the dead bodies floating past.

Ep0018 - Rogue's Gallery - "Little Drops of Rain"

October 24th, 2018


Richard Rogue solves an attempted double murder, tire tracks in the rain supplying the clue. Richard Rogue had accepted a case from Mrs. Harvey …

Ep0017 -My Friend Irma - "Jane and Irma Lose Their Jobs"

October 23rd, 2018


Both Jane and Irma lose their jobs at the same time. Al backs a friend in a poker game to ante up some cash for the girls. This is the show from which "Here's To Veterans" was taken. + The loveable but dumb Irma is …

Ep0016 - The Shadow - "The Circle of Death"

October 22nd, 2018


Several bomb explosions are caused by a man who hates crowds. The police are unable to make any progress and the town becomes more scared. When …

Ep0015: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word Sky"

October 19th, 2018


Secret Word - Sky - Fuller Brush Man & Housewife / Just Met's / PaperBoy & Woman Reporter

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Ep0014: Lights Out- "Cat Wife"

October 18th, 2018


When Linda arrives home with her friends making a rabble of a noise an argument ensues with her husband accusing her and her friends of behaving like a pack of yowling, screaming ally cats and he announces he's through …

Ep0013 - Rogue's Gallery - "Murder with Muriel"

October 17th, 2018


Joe Layton came to see Richard Rogue to see if he had received half a map showing where Duke Dickeson had hid some money. Joe Layton had one half of the map and he and Rogue were to go and uncover the money together and …

Ep0012: My Friend Irma - "Irma is Convinced It's Jane's Birthday"

October 16th, 2018


Irma is convinced it's Jane's birthday and nothing will change her so-called mind

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Ep0011 - The Shadow - "The Three Ghosts"

October 15th, 2018


Margo convinces Lamont to go with her to visit a friend she's worried about.  There's a plot to murder her for her money, but the Shadow intervenes.

Ep0010: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word Hat"

October 12th, 2018


Secret Word - Hat - Women Driver & Bus Driver / Undertaker & Young Girl / Bachelor & Old Maid

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Ep0004: Lights Out- "The Dream"

October 11th, 2018


A murderer who never had experienced a dream suddenly falls into one during his sentencing trial.  A play in which the principal character is taken not by the character himself, but by his thoughts. 

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Ep0008: Rogue's Gallery - "Murder in Drawing Room A"

October 10th, 2018


A woman is murdered on board a train and Rogue searches for the killer.

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EP0007: My Friend Irma - Rent Money

October 9th, 2018


Irma gives Al the girls' rent money to bet on a seedy prize fighter he's managing. Friendship is a thing that’s been around all through the ages, like measles but measles you can get rid of but not Janes friend Irma. …

EP0006: The Shadow - The Temple Bells of Neban

October 8th, 2018


The Shadow meets an exotic woman from his past. He soon discovers that she has been trained in the remote and mysterious area of India, the same …

Ep0005: You Bet Your Life - "Secret Word: Room"

October 5th, 2018


Secret Word - Room - Soldier & Sailor / Santa Claus & Little Girl / British War Bride & Husband

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Ep0004: Lights Out- "Organ "

October 4th, 2018


A couple excitedly spends summer with their son in a vacant home which is unoccupied for 20 years. An old man visits the and demands they leave, …

Ep0003: Rogue's Gallery- "Blondes Prefer Gentlemen"

October 3rd, 2018


Richard Rogue was extremely busy when Mrs Eccle a little old lady called in for his help concerning her granddaughter. Mrs Eccle reminded him so much …

Ep0002: My Friend Irma - "Jane Meets Irma"

October 2nd, 2018


Irma & Jane meet and Jane moves in with Irma. Jane is in love with her boss, Richard) and tells him she lives in an "intellectual atmosphere" and that her roommate is a novelist. Unknown to Jane, Richard calls up …

EP0001: The Shadow - Death House Rescue

October 1st, 2018


Debut episode. A man who's looking for a job mistakenly becomes involved with a bank robbery. He is later sentenced to death for a cop killing he …

PREVIEW 02 - Lights Out

September 17th, 2018


Preview of an upcoming show where the world is not quite what seems and an emergency call can prove to be....well, disastrous.  If you love the …

PREVIEW: You Bet Your Life - "Audition"

September 3rd, 2018


Groucho Marx returns to the airwaves with this 1947 reboot of the quiz show "You Bet Your Life."  This is a preview of I Love Old Time Radio.

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