OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

by Adam Graham (box13@greatdetectives.net) · · · · 20 subscribers

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

3039 EP3039: Box 13: Triple Cross Jan. 20, 2020

Dan is summoned to a casino in Nevada for an adventure, but when he wins more than $100,000 at the casino and it’s stolen from him, he finds himself on the spot. Original Air Date: January 2, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Mail a…

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Older Episodes

3038 EP3038: Dragnet: The Big Set-Up Jan. 18, 2020
Friday and Smith try to break up a drug ring. Original Air Date: March 1, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read more ...
Johnny investigates the robbery of eighty-five mink coats from a fur safe. Original Air Date: March 14, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...
In quick succession, there’s a knock at the Blackie’s door with no one there, a telephone call with no on one the line, and an envelope delivered with nothing in it. Original Air Date: May 11, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.
An American is murdered and Sergeant Grecko thinks Rocky’s behind it. Original Air Date: September 10, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
A police commissioner of a small Louisiana town is murdered by a knife thrown through the window of a bar. Original Air Date: April 29, 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support....
A grieving mother asks Dan to prove her reporter son didn’t commit suicide. Original Air Date: December 26,1 947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
3032 EP3032: Dragnet: The Big Slug Jan. 11, 2020
Friday and Smith search for a robber who was shot while committing the crime. Original Air Date: February 22, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
A wealthy young man whose plunged his fortune into an Independent wildcat oil operation disappears. Original Air Date: March 7, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...
A man is murdered on a tour bus in broad daylight. Original Air Date: May 4, 1949 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,
Rocky is implicated in the murder of a gambler named Ace, and is dealt a hand including King, Queen, and Jack. Original Air Date: September 3, 1950 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://s...
Greg and Gail visit a friend who runs a tobacco plantation in Argentina who fears for his life. Original Air Date: April 15, 1957 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.
A magician’s assistant asks Dan to protect her from being murdered in a trick involving a gun. Original Air Date: December 19, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.
Wally “The Fox” Benton goes down South to solve the murder of a woman’s boyfriend. Original Air Date: May 17, 1943 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
Jimmy Stewart plays a cynical reporter turned crusader who seeks to clear a man wrongly convicted of murdering a police officer. This episode was based on the 1949 Edgar Award-Winning Movie of the same name. Original Air Date: October 7,
A mystery writer (Peter Lorre) tries to unravel the truth about Demetrios, an international criminal of legendary proportion. In the course of this search, he garners the interest of another mystery man (Sidney Greenstreet).
Sherlock Holmes and Watson race to save a luxury liner from being blown up. Original Air Date: December 28, 1947 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.
Marlowe is hired on New Year’s Eve to a locate a missing fiancée who disappeared at the same day a dangerous convict broke out of prison. Original Air Date: December 26, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.
Candy goes on vacation at a dude ranch at the Valley of the Moon and quickly runs into murder. Original Air Date: December 17, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.
3020 EP3020: Dragnet: The Big Hat Dec. 28, 2019
Friday and Smith search for a diamond robber. Original Air Date: February 15, 1955 ‘ Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net. Read more ...