OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

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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 Night Beat, Rocky Fortune, Richard Diamond, Boston Blackie, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and Dragnet

Diamond is hired to track down a man’s brother in South America, and takes Lt. Levinson for company. Rebroadcast Date: May 31, 1953 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: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Read more ...

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A woman with two husbands wants Rocky to murder one of them for her. Original Air Date: February 9, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
A young dancer’s understudy puts on an impressive dancing performance that has the show’s owner ready to make him a star. However, he quits and disappears from the Read more ...
A young woman is jilted when her fiancé instead marries her best friend. The jilted bride follows the newly married couple around on their honeymoon. Original Air Date: July 12, 1945 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.
Friday and Smith investigate a man who is taking advantage of lonely single women. Original Air Date: March 8, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
Johnny is sent to Montana to investigate the status of a man insured for half a million dollars. Original Air Date: May 28, 1961 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.
A boxer is threatened if he doesn’t fix a fight and turns to Blackie for help. Original Air Date: March 4, 1946 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
A factory owner hires Diamond to find out who is sabotaging his factory. Original Air Date: April 4, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
Rocky is hired as a social director at a Catskills bed and breakfast but finds the owner needs help with her fugitive son. Original Air Date: February 9, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.
Randy receives a tip that there’s a bomb on a plane to Denver. Original Air Date: September 4, 1952 Support the show monthly at
A soldier returns from Korea to find his brother-in-law’s been murdered and no one in town will talk about it. Original Air Date: November 10, 1952 Support Read more ...
Friday and Smith search for a fugitive from another city. Original Air Date: March 1, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read more ...
Johnny is called in to help a respected businessman being blackmailed by his ex-partner. Original Air Date: May 21, 1961 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...
A couple in rural New York ask Blackie to look for their missing son. Original Air Date: February 25, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
Mr. Walker wants Diamond to tail a man but doesn’t want to tell Diamond what he suspects. Original Air Date: March 28, 1952 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.
Rocky is hired as a bodyguard to a football quarterback who wants to turn down a request to throw the big game. Original Air Date: February 2, 1954 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://s...
On his night off, Randy meets a woman at a bar. She turns to ice when she sees a man with red hair. Original Air Date: August 21, 1952 Support the show monthly a Read more ...
A man in his seventies is murdered and his bed-ridden wife brutally beaten. Friday and Smith search for the perpetrator. Original Air Date: February 22, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.
Johnny is called in on a case that the police suspect is a suicide made to look like an accident. The only thing to argue otherwise is an anonymous caller who will only speak to Johnny. Original Air Date: May 14, 1961 When making your travel plans,
An actress calls Blackie, asking for his help. She makes him wait outside of her dressing room, and the next thing Blackie knows, she’s been murdered. Original Air Date: February 18, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.