List of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar episodes

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The following is an episode list for the detective radio drama Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar which aired on the CBS Radio network from 18 February 1949 until 30 September 1962. Each weekly episode was 30 minutes in duration. However, during Bob Bailey's first year in the role, each story comprised five 15-minute episodes, airing Monday through Friday. There were two exceptions: "The Kranesburg Matter" comprised six episodes, and "The Phantom Chase Matter" comprised nine.

Actor list[edit]

Actor playing Johnny Dollar Episodes Notes about episodes and air dates
  Dick Powell 1 Audition show in 1948.
Charles Russell 33 January 1949 – January 1950
Edmond O'Brien 103[actors 1] February 1950 – September 1952
John Lund 92[actors 2] November 1952 – September 1954[actors 3]
Gerald Mohr 1 Audition show in 1955
    Bob Bailey[actors 4] 484 October 1955 – November 1960
Bob Readick 28 December 1960 – June 1961
Mandel Kramer 67 June 1961 – September 1962

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ There are 99 original scripts featuring Edmond O'Brien but four of these were repeated in the regular time slot and given a second episode number. At least one of these repeated episodes was rerecorded for the second airing.
  2. ^ There are 91 original scripts featuring John Lund but one show was repeated in the regular time slot and given a second episode number. This episode The Jeanne Maxwell Matter, was recorded twice featuring two different casts.
  3. ^ The show was off the air from September 1954 until September 1955.
  4. ^      Unless stated otherwise, denotes the five-part episodes on air from 3 October 1955 until 2 November 1956. Episodes were 15 minutes in length and aired weeknights, Monday to Friday.      Denotes regular once a week, 30-minute episodes.

Episode list[edit]

1948–1950: Dick Powell & Charles Russell[edit]

Episode # Title Writer(s) Original airdate Recorded Notes[nb 1]
Audition "Milford Brooks III" 7 December 1948 The original script for this episode has the lead character known as "Lloyd London", but this was apparently changed before the actual recording.[episode 1] Co-starring Daws Butler, William Conrad and Joseph Kearns.
Audition "Robert W. Perry Case" 14 January 1949
1 "The Parakoff Policy" 18 February 1949
2 "The Slow Boat From China" 25 February 1949
3 "Robert Perry Case" 4 March 1949
4 "Murder Is a Merry-Go-Round" 11 March 1949
5 "Milford Brooks III Matter" 25 March 1949
6 "Stolen Portrait" 1 April 1949
7 "The Case Of The Foxy Terrier" 8 April 1949
8 "The Case Of The $100,000 Legs" 15 April 1949
9 "The Case Of Barton Drake" 22 April 1949
10 "Here Comes The Death Of The Party" Paul Dubley
Gil Doud
17 July 1949 17 July 1949 Also known as "The Case of the Poisonous Grapevine". Co-starring John Dehner and Paul Dubov.
11 "Who Took the Taxis For A Ride" Paul Dubley
Gil Doud
24 July 1949 24 July 1949 Also known as "Who Took the Taxis". Co-starring Paul Dubov.
12 "How Much Bourbon Can Flow Under The Bridgework" Paul Dubley
Gil Doud
31 July 1949 31 July 1949 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, John Dehner, Don Diamond and Barney Phillips.
13 "Murder Ain't Minor" Paul Dubley
Gil Doud
7 August 1949 7 August 1949 Also known as "The Case of Bonnie Goodwin". Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Paul Dubov, Georgia Ellis and Martha Wentworth.
14 "How Not To Take A Vacation In Fairfax, VA" Paul Dubley
Gil Doud
14 August 1949 14 August 1949 Also known as "Death Takes A Working Day". Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Doris Singleton, and Herb Vigran.
15 "Out Of The Fire Into The Frying Pan" Paul Dubley
Gil Doud
21 August 1949 21 August 1949 Also known as "The Prize Hog Bodyguard". Co-starring Parley Baer, Pinto Colvig, John Dehner, Paul Dubov and Jack Kruschen.
16 "How I Turned A Luxury Liner Into a Battleship" Paul Dubley
Gil Doud
28 August 1949 28 August 1949 Co-starring John Dehner, Larry Dobkin and Paul Dubov.
17 "The Expiring Nickels and the Egyptian Jackpot" 4 September 1949
18 "The Search For Michelle Marsh" 25 September 1949
19 "The Fishing Boat Affair" 1 October 1949
20 "The Racehorse Piledriver Matter" 8 October 1949
21 "Dr Otto Schmedlich" 15 October 1949
22 "Witness, Witness, Who's Got The Witness" 22 October 1949
23 "The Little Man Who Wasn't There" 29 October 1949
24 "Mother Call My Draftboard; I'm Leaving the Country Again" 5 November 1949 Also known as "The South Sea Adventure".
25 "Who'd Like To Rock The Old Doll To Sleep" 12 November 1949 Also known as "The Melanie Carter Matter".
26 "Skulduggery In The Skull Canyon Mine" 26 November 1949
27 "Bodyguard To Anne Connelly" 3 December 1949
28 "The Circus Animal Show Matter" 10 December 1949
29 "Haiti Adventure Matter" 17 December 1949
30 "How I Played Santa Claus And Almost Got Left Holding The Bag" 24 December 1949 Also known as "The Department Store Swindle Matter".
31 "You Lead A Diamond, Mother, And The Game Will Really Get Started" 31 December 1949 Also known as "The Diamond Protector Matter".
32 "Press Out My Asbestos Dinner Jacket, Mother, I'm Going To Smoke" 7 January 1950 Also known as "The Firebug Hunter Matter".
33 "The Missing Chinese Stripper" 14 January 1950
  1. ^ Internet Archive repository of playable single episodes, including the audition episode

1950–1952: Edmond O'Brien[edit]

Episode # Title Writer(s) Original airdate Recorded Notes[nb 1]
34 "Death Takes a Working Day" 3 February 1950 Also known as "The Loyal B. Martin Matter".
35 "The S.S. Malay Trader Ship" 10 February 1950
36 "Mr. and Mrs. Arbuthnel Trump" 17 February 1950 Also known as "The Gravedigger's Spades". Co-starring Peggy Webber, Parley Baer, Hugh Thomas, Dick Ryan, Jess Kirkpatrick, Mary Shipp.
37 "The Archeologist" 24 February 1950 Also known as "The Disappearance Of Bruce Lambert".
38 "Bodyguard to the Late Robert W. Perry" 3 March 1950
39 "How I Got A Wildcat Oil Operation By The Tail, Or The Youthful Millionaire" 10 March 1950 Also known as "Alec Jefferson, The Youthful Millionaire".
40 "The Eighty Five Little Minks" 14 March 1950
41 "The Man Who Wrote Himself To Death" 21 March 1950 Co-starring Larry Dobkin and Lurene Tuttle.
42 "The Village Scene Matter" 28 March 1950 Also known as "The Missing Masterpiece". Co-starring Charles McGraw and Tylor McVey.
43 "The Story Of The Big Red Schoolhouse" 4 April 1950 Co-starring Bill Conrad, Virginia Gregg and Vic Perrin.
44 "The Dead First-Helpers" 11 April 1950 Co-starring Raymond Burr.
45 "The Story Of The 10:08" 18 April 1950 Co-starring John Dehner and Ted De Corsia.
46 "The Pearl Carrasa Matter" 25 April 1950 Co-starring Bill Conrad, Bill Johnstone and Howard McNear.
47 "The Abel Tackett Matter" 2 May 1950
48 "The Harold Trandem Matter" 9 May 1950 Co-starring Raymond Burr and Gloria Blondell.
49 "The Sidney Rykoff Matter" 16 May 1950 Co-starring John McIntyre and Howard McNear.
50 "The Earl Chadwick Matter" 23 May 1950 Co-starring John Dehner and Virginia Gregg.
51 "The Port-au-Prince Matter" 30 May 1950 Co-starring Willard Waterman.
52 "The Collegio Diamond Matter" 8 June 1950
53 "The Arrowcraft Matter" 15 June 1950
54 "The London Matter" 22 June 1950
55 "The Barbara James Matter" 29 June 1950
56 "The Bello-Horizonte Railroad" 6 July 1950
57 "The Calgary Matter" 13 July 1950
58 "The Henry J. Unger Matter" 20 July 1950
59 "The Tell-All Book Matter" 27 July 1950
60 "Blood River Matter" 3 August 1950
61 "The Hartford Alliance Matter" 10 August 1950
62 "The Mickey McQueen Matter" Gil Doud 17 August 1950
63 "The Trans-Pacific Export Matter" 24 August 1950
64 "The Virginia Beach Matter" 31 August 1950
65 "The Howard Caldwell Matter" 30 September 1950
66 "The Richard Splain Matter" 7 October 1950
67 "The Yankee Pride Matter" 14 October 1950
68 "The Jack Madigan Matter" 21 October 1950
69 "The Joan Sebastian Matter" 28 October 1950
70 "The Queen Anne Pistols Matter" 4 November 1950
71 "The Adam Kegg Matter" 11 November 1950
72 "The Nora Faulkner Matter" Gil Doud 18 November 1950 Co-starring Parley Baer, John Dehner, Virginia Gregg and Vic Perrin.
73 "The Woodward Manila Matter" Gil Doud 25 November 1950 Co-starring Bill Conrad and Jack Kruschen.
74 "The Leland Blackburn Matter" Gil Doud 16 December 1950 2 December 1950 Also known as "The Blackburn Matter". Co-starring John Dehner, Larry Dobkin and Georgia Ellis.
75 "The Montevideo Matter" Gil Doud 23 December 1950 Co-starring Terry Kilburn.
76 "The Ruby Valentine Matter" Gil Doud 30 December 1950
77 "The Adolph Schoman Matter" Gil Doud 6 January 1951 Co-starring Francis X. Bushman and Virginia Gregg.
78 "The Port O'Call Matter" Gil Doud 13 January 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Ed Begley, Virginia Gregg, and Howard McNear.
79 "The David Rocky Matter" Gil Doud 20 January 1951 Co-starring Bill Conrad and Jay Novello.
80 "The Weldon Bragg Matter" Gil Doud 27 January 1951 Co-starring Bill Conrad, Virginia Gregg and Lee Patrick.
81 "The Monoploy Matter" Gil Doud 3 February 1951 3 February 1951 Co-starring Parley Baer.
82 "The Lloyd Hammerly Matter" Gil Doud 10 February 1951 10 February 1951 Co-starring Francis X. Bushman, Virginia Gregg, and Jack Kruschen.
83 "The Vivian Fair Matter" Gil Doud 17 February 1951 17 February 1951
84 "The Jarvis Wilder Matter" Gil Doud 24 February 1951 Co-starring Parley Baer and Bill Conrad.
85 "The Celia Woodstock Matter" Gil Doud 3 March 1951 Co-starring Raymond Burr and Francis X. Bushman.
86 "The Stanley Springs Matter" Gil Doud 10 March 1951 Co-starring Raymond Burr, Bill Conrad, and Olga San Juan.
87 "The Emil Lovett Matter" Gil Doud 17 March 1951 Co-starring Bill Conrad.
88 "The Byron Hayes Matter" Gil Doud 24 March 1951 Co-starring Ed Begley, and Lee Patrick.
89 "The Jackie Cleaver Matter" Gil Doud 31 March 1951 9 December 1950 Co-starring Hy Averback, Ed Begley and Virginia Gregg. Dec. 9 was preempted
90 "The Edward French Matter" Gil Doud 7 April 1951 22 March 1951
91 "The Mickey McQueen Matter" Gil Doud 14 April 1951 21 March 1951 Repeat of episode 63. Co-starring Raymond Burr and Bill Conrad.
92 "The Willard South Matter" Gil Doud 21 April 1951 Co-starring Jan Miner.
93 "The Month-End Raid Matter" Gil Doud 28 April 1951 Co-starring Virginia Gregg.
94 "The Virginia Towne Matter" Gil Doud 5 May 1951 25 April 1951 Co-starring Ed Begley and Virginia Gregg.
95 "The Marie Meadows Matter" Gil Doud 12 May 1951 27 April 1951
96 "The Jane Doe Matter" Gil Doud 19 May 1951 16 May 1951 Co-starring Raymond Burr, Virginia Gregg and Howard McNear.
97 "The Lillis Bond Matter" Gil Doud 26 May 1951 17 May 1951
98 "The Soderbury, Maine Matter" Gil Doud 2 June 1951 24 May 1951 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Howard McNear.
99 "The George Farmer Matter" Blake Edwards 9 June 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback and Virginia Gregg.
100 "The Arthur Boldrick Matter" Gil Doud 16 June 1951 6 June 1951 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg and Jeanne Bates.
101 "The Malcolm Wish, MD Matter" Gil Doud 20 June 1951 31 May 1951 Co-starring Raymond Burr and Virginia Gregg.
102 "The Hatchet House Theft Matter" Gil Doud 27 June 1951 7 June 1951 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Ben Wright.
103 "The Alonzo Chapman Matter" Gil Doud 4 July 1951 9 June 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback and Virginia Gregg.
104 "The Fairway Matter" Gil Doud 11 July 1951 15 June 1951 Co-starring Raymond Burr, Virginia Gregg, and Vic Perrin.
105 "The Neal Breer Matter" Gil Doud 18 July 1951 18 June 1951 Co-starring Ralph Moody.
106 "The Blind Item Matter" Blake Edwards
Dick Quine
25 July 1951 20 June 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Virginia Gregg and Jack Kruschen.
107 "The Horace Lockhart Matter" Gil Doud 1 August 1951 21 June 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Mary Jane Croft, Virginia Gregg, and Howard McNear.
108 "The Morgan Fry Matter" Gil Doud 8 August 1951 Co-starring Bill Conrad and Virginia Gregg.
109 "The Lucky Costa Matter" Gil Doud 15 August 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback and Virginia Gregg.
110 "The Cumberland Theft Matter" Gil Doud 22 August 1951 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg and Howard McNear.
111 "The Leland Case Matter" Gil Doud 29 August 1951 Auf. 22, 1951 Co-starring Parley Baer, Howard McNear and John Stephenson (actor).
112 "The Rum Barrel Matter" Gil Doud 12 September 1951 22 June 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Bill Conrad, Ted De Corsia and Virginia Gregg.
113 "The Cuban Jewel Matter" Blake Edwards 19 September 1951 6 September 1951 Co-starring Jack Kruschen and Barney Phillips.
114 "The Protection Matter" Blake Edwards 26 September 1951 13 September 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Raymond Burr, Bill Conrad and Jay Novello.
115 "The Douglas Taylor Matter" Gil Doud 6 October 1951 27 September 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Raymond Burr and Joseph Kearns.
116 "The Millard Ward Matter" Gil Doud 13 October 1951 13 September 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Bill Conrad and Barton Yarborough.
117 "The Janet Abbe Matter" Gil Doud 20 October 1951 6 September 1951 Co-starring Jack Kruschen, Nestor Paiva and Barney Phillips.
118 "The Tolhurst Theft Matter " Gil Doud 27 October 1951 18 October 1951 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear and Bob Sweeney.
119 "The Hannibal Murphy Matter " Gil Doud 3 November 1951 26 October 1951 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Dan O'Herlihy and Ben Wright.
120 "The Birdy Baskerville Matter " Blake Edwards 10 November 1951 25 October 1951 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Howard McNear.
121 "The Merrill Kent Matter " Gil Doud 17 November 1951 6 October 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Raymond Burr, Virginia Gregg and Joseph Kearns.
122 "The Youngstown Credit Group Matter " Gil Doud 8 December 1951 3 November 1951 Co-starring Parley Baer, Ed Begley and Virginia Gregg.
123 "The Paul Barberis Matter " Gil Doud 15 December 1951 11 October 1951 Co-starring Raymond Burr and Howard McNear.
124 "The Maynard Collins Matter " Kathleen Hito 22 December 1951 2 November 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback, Ed Begley, Virginia Gregg and Howard McNear.
125 "The Alma Scott Matter " Gil Doud 29 December 1951 8 November 1951 Co-starring Hy Averback and Virginia Gregg.
126 "The Glen English Matter " Gil Doud 5 January 1952 9 November 1951 Co-starring Bill Conrad and Jay Novello.
127 "The Baxter Matter " Blake Edwards 12 January 1952 1 November 1951 Co-starring Jim Backus, Virginia Gregg and Howard McNear
128 "The Amelia Harwell Matter " Gil Doud 2 July 1952 6 June 1952 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Vic Perrin.
129 "The Yankee Pride Matter " Gil Doud 9 July 1952 3 June 1952 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Jack Kruschen and Ben Wright.
130 "The Henry Page Matter " Gil Doud 16 July 1952 12 June 1952 Co-starring Hy Averback, Virginia Gregg, Charlie Lyons and Howard McNear.
131 "The Montevideo Matter " Gill Doud 23 July 1952 5 June 1952 Co-starring Hy Averback and Jay Novello.
132 "The New Bedford Morgue Matter " Gil Doud 30 July 1952 10 June 1952 Co-starring Francis X. Bushman and Charlie Lyons.
133 "The Sidney Mann Matter " Gil Doud 6 August 1952 13 June 1952 Co-starring Hans Conreid and Virginia Gregg.
134 "The Tom Hickman Matter " Gil Doud 13 August 1952 11 June 1952 Co-starring Raymond Burr and Charlie Lyons.
135 "The Edith Maxwell Matter " Gil Doud 20 August 1952 9 June 1952 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns, Charlie Lyons and Lee Patrick.
136 "The Yankee Pride Matter" Gil Doud 27 August 1952 3 June 1952 Repeat of episode 131. Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Jack Kruschen and Ben Wright.
137 "The Montevideo Matter" Gil Doud 3 September 1952 5 June 1952 Repeat of episode 133. Co-starring Hy Averback and Jay Novello.

1952–1954: John Lund[edit]

Episode # Title Writer(s) Original airdate Recorded Notes[nb 1]
Audition "The Trans-Pacific Matter" E. Jack Neuman 24 November 1952 Co-starring Joseph Kearns.
138 "The Singapore Arson Matter" Gil Doud 28 November 1952 24 November 1952 Co-starring John McIntire and Jay Novella.
139 "The James Clayton Matter" E. Jack Neuman 5 December 1952 1 December 1952 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns, John McIntire and Vic Perrin.
140 "The Elliott Champion Matter" E. Jack Neuman 12 December 1952 10 December 1952 Co-starring Francis X. Bushman.
141 "The New Cambridge Matter" E. Jack Neuman 19 December 1952 8 December 1952
142 "The Walter Patterson Matter" E. Jack Neuman 26 December 1952 2 December 1952 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and John McIntire.
143 "The Baltimore Matter" E. Jack Neuman 2 January 1953 23 December 1952 Co-starring John McIntire.
144 "The Thelma Ibsen Matter" E. Jack Neuman 9 January 1953 5 January 1953 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns and Tom Tully.
145 "The Starlet Matter" Fargo Epstein
Daphne Fenster
16 January 1953 8 January 1953 Co-starring Raymond Burr, Virginia Gregg, John McIntire and Vic Perrin.
146 "The Marigold Matter" E. Jack Neuman 23 January 1953 9 January 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer, Howard Culver and Virginia Gregg.
147 "Kay Bellamy Matter" Joel Murcott 30 January 1953 13 January 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback, Raymond Burr, Sandra Gould, Jay Novello and Benny Rubin.
148 "The Chicago Fraud Matter" E. Jack Neuman 6 February 1953 27 January 1953 Co-starring John McIntire.
149 "The Lancer Jewelry Matter" E. Jack Neuman 13 February 1953 4 February 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer, Bob Bailey and Virginia Gregg.
150 "The Latourette Matter" E. Jack Neuman 20 February 1953 11 February 1953 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and John McIntire.
151 "The Underwood Matter" E. Jack Neuman 27 February 1953 18 February 1953 Co-starring John McIntire.
152 "The Jeanne Maxwell Matter" Gil Doud 6 March 1953 19 December 1952 Co-starring Ted De Corsia, Howard McNear and Barney Phillips.
153 "The Birdy Baskerville Matter" Blake Edwards 10 March 1953 Co-starring John McIntire and Howard McNear.
154 "The King's Necklace Matter" Sidney Marshall 17 March 1953 Co-starring Howard McNear, Nestor Paive and Tom Tully.
155 "The Syndicate Matter" Joel Murcott 24 March 1953 9 March 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback, Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns, John McIntire and Tom Tully.
156 "The Lester James Matter" E. Jack Neuman 31 March 1953 11 March 1953 Co-starring Bill Conrad, Virginia Gregg and Howard McNear.
157 "The Enoch Arden Matter" Joel Murcott 7 April 1953 10 March 1953 Co-starring John McIntire and Howard McNear.
158 "The Madison Matter" E. Jack Neuman 14 April 1953 9 March 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns, John McIntire and Tom Tully.
159 "The Dameron Matter" E. Jack Neuman 21 April 1953 11 March 1953 Co-starring Bill Conrad and Howard McNear.
160 "The San Antonio Matter " E. Jack Neuman 28 April 1953 4 March 1953 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns, John McIntire and Jay Novello
161 "The Blackmail Matter" Blake Edwards 5 May 1953 16 March 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback, Virginia Gregg and Hal March.
162 "The Rochester Theft Matter " E. Jack Neuman 12 May 1953 23 February 1953 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, John McIntire and Vic Perrin.
163 "The Emily Braddock Matter" E. Jack Neuman 19 May 1953 Co-starring Joan Banks, Bill Conrad and John McIntire.
164 "The Brisbane Fraud Matter " E. Jack Neuman 26 May 1953 4 March 1953 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns and Jay Novello.
165 "The Costain Matter" E. Jack Neuman 2 June 1953 16 March 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback, Virginia Gregg and Hal March.
166 "The Oklahoma Red Matter" E. Jack Neuman 9 June 1953 9 June 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer and John McIntire.
167 "The Emil Carter Matter" Gil Doud 16 June 1953 16 June 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback, Mary Jane Croft, Hal March and Frank Nelson.
168 "The Jonathan Bellows Matter" Blake Edwards 23 June 1953 23 June 1953 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear and Ralph Moody.
169 "The Jones Matter" Les Crutchfield 30 June 1953 30 June 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Hal March and Vic Perrin.
170 "The Bishop Blackmail Matter" Blake Edwards 7 July 1953 7 July 1953
171 "The Shayne Bombing Matter" Blake Edwards 14 July 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback and Frank Nelson. Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Junius Matthews and Frank Nelson.
172 "The Black Doll Matter" Blake Edwards 21 July 1953 21 July 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback and Frank Nelson.
173 "The James Forbes Matter" Blake Edwards 28 July 1953 Co-starring Mary Jane Croft.
174 "The Voodoo Matter" Blake Edwards 4 August 1953 Co-starring Bill Conrad, Jester Hairston and Ben Wright.
175 "The Nancy Shaw Matter" Blake Edwards 11 August 1953 Co-starring Mary Jane Croft and Vic Perrin.
176 "The Isabelle James Matter" Blake Edwards 18 August 1953 Also known as "The Kimball Matter". Co-starring Parley Baer and Howard McNear.
177 "The Nelson Matter" Blake Edwards 25 August 1953 Co-starring Bill Conrad and Joseph Kearns.
178 "The Stanley Price Matter" Blake Edwards 1 September 1953 Co-starring Kenny Delmar, Howard McNear and Jay Novello.
179 "The Lester Matson Matter" Blake Edwards 8 September 1953 Co-starring John Larch and Hal March.
180 "The Oscar Clark Matter" Blake Edwards 15 September 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer, Francis X. Bushman, Barney Phillips and Tom Tully.
181 "The William Post Matter" Blake Edwards 22 September 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback, Mary Jane Croft, Howard McNear and Benny Rubin.
182 "The Anita Buddha Matter" 29 September 1953
183 "The Alfred Chambers Matter" Blake Edwards 6 October 1953 Co-starring Marvin Miller and Hal March.
184 "The Philip Morey Matter" Blake Edwards 13 October 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback.
185 "The Allen Saxton Matter" Blake Edwards 20 October 1953 15 October 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback, Virginia Gregg, Hal March and Jay Novello.
186 "The Howard Arnold Matter" Blake Edwards 27 October 1953 Co-starring Hy Averback, Bill Conrad, John McInitre and Frank Nelson.
187 "The Gino Gambona Matter" Blake Edwards 3 November 1953 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, John McIntire and Jay Novello.
188 "The Bobby Foster Matter" Blake Edwards 10 November 1953 Co-starring John McIntire, Frank Nelson and Tom Tully.
189 "The Nathan Gayles Matter" Blake Edwards 17 November 1953 Co-starring Mary Jane Croft.
190 "The Independent Diamond Traders Matter" Don Sanford 24 November 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, John McIntire and Howard McNear.
191 "The Monopoly Matter" Gil Doud 1 December 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer, Howard McNear,
192 "The Barton Baker Matter" Blake Edwards 8 December 1953 14 July 1953 Co-starring Junius Matthews and Frank Nelson.
193 "The Milk And Honey Matter" Sidney Marshall 15 December 1953 Co-starring Don Diamond, Hal March, Jay Novello and Ben Wright.
194 "The Rudy Valentine Matter" Gil Doud 22 December 1953 Co-starring Mary Jane Croft and Joseph Kearns.
195 "The Ben Bryson Matter" Les Crutchfield 29 December 1953 Co-starring Don Diamond and Tom Tully.
196 "The Fairway Matter" 5 January 1954
197 "The Celia Woodstock Matter" 12 January 1954
198 "The Draminski Matter" 19 January 1954
199 "The Beauregard Matter" 26 January 1954
200 "The Paul Gorrell Matter" Gil Doud 2 February 1954 Co-starring Parley Baer and Tom Tully.
201 "The Harpooned Angler Matter" Sidney Marshall 9 February 1954 29 January 1954 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Howard Culver and Virginia Gregg.
202 "The Uncut Canary Matter" 16 February 1954 12 January 1954
203 "The Classified Killer Matter" Sidney Marshall 23 February 1954 Co-starring Bob Bailey, Bill Conrad, Virginia Gregg and Junius Matthews.
204 "The Road-Test Matter" David Chandler 2 March 1954 Co-starring Eleanor Audley, Hy Averback, Virginia Gregg and Joseph Kearns.
205 "The Terrified Tuan Matter" Sidney Marshall 9 March 1954 Co-starring Jack Edwards, Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear and Ben Wright.
206 "The Berlin Matter" Morton Fine
David Friedkin
16 March 1954 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Hal March and Benny Rubin.
207 "The Piney Corners Matter" Les Crutchfield 23 March 1954 Co-starring Parley Baer and Virginia Gregg.
208 "The Undried Fiddle Back Matter" Sidney Marshall 30 March 1954 Co-starring Bill Conrad, Mary Jane Croft and Virginia Gregg.
209 "The Sulphur And Brimstone Matter" Sidney Marshall 6 April 1954 Co-starring Howard Culver, Don Diamond and Jay Novello.
210 "The Magnolia And Honeysuckle Matter" Sidney Marshall 13 April 1954 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Lee Patrick, Hal March and Howard McNear.
211 "The Nathan Swing Matter" Blake Edwards 20 April 1954 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Jay Novello.
212 "The Frustrated Phoenix Matter" Sidney Marshall 27 April 1954 Co-starring Bill Conrad, Virginia Gregg, Dan O'Herlihy and Junius Matthews.
213 "The Dan Frank Matter" Les Crutchfield 4 May 1954 25 March 1954 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns and Frank Nelson.
214 "The Aromatic Cicatrix Matter" Sidney Marshall 11 May 1954 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Hal March and Ben Wright.
215 "The Bilked Baroness Matter" Sidney Marshall 18 May 1954 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Hal March and Jay Novello.
216 "The Punctilious Firebug Matter" Sidney Marshall 25 May 1954 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Hal March and Barney Phillips.
217 "The Temperamental Tote Board Matter" Sidney Marshall 1 June 1954 Co-starring Don Diamond, Ted De Corsia and Hal March.
218 "The Sarah Dearing Matter" Don Sanford 8 June 1954 6 June 1954 Co-starring Don Diamond, Jack Edwards and Tom Tully.
219 "The Patterson Transport Matter" Sidney Marshall 15 June 1954 Also known as "The Perilous Parcel Matter". Co-starring Hy Averback, Ed Begley, Virginia Gregg, Lee Patrick and Hal March.
220 "The Arthur Boldrick Matter" Gil Doud 22 June 1954 23 December 1953 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Frank Nelson and Tom Tully.
221 "The Woodward Manila Matter" Gil Doud 29 June 1954 10 June 1954 Co-starring Ed Begley, Don Diamond, Joseph Kearns, Berry Kroeger and Jay Novello.
222 "The Jan Brueghel Matter" Sidney Marshall 6 July 1954 8 June 1954 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear and Hal March.
223 "The Carboniferous Dolomite Matter" Sidney Marshall 13 July 1954 14 May 1954 Co-starring Hy Averback, Virginia Gregg, Hal March, Marvin Miller and Jay Novello.
224 "The Jeanne Maxwell Matter" Gil Doud 20 July 1954 5 June 1954 Repeat of episode 154. Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear and Hal March.
225 "The Radioactive Gold Matter" Sidney Marshall 27 July 1954 27 July 1954 Co-starring Hy Averback, Mary Jane Croft, Joseph Kearns and Lou Merrill
226 "The Hampton Line Matter " Sidney Marshall 3 August 1954 15 June 1954 Co-starring Hy Averback, Ed Begley, Lee Patrick and Hal March.
227 "The Sarah Martin Matter" Sidney Marshall 10 August 1954 Co-starring Jeanne Cagney, Mary Jane Croft, Virginia Gregg, John McIntire, Howard McNear, Lou Merrill and Jay Novello.
228 "The Hamilton Payroll Matter" Sidney Marshall 5 September 1954 24 July 1954 Co-starring Jim Backus, Hans Conreid, Mary Jane Croft, Don Diamond and Virginia Gregg.
229 "The Great Bassmock Race Matter" Gibson Scott Fox 12 September 1954 25 July 1954 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, John McIntire, Howard McNear, Lou Merrill and Jay Novello.
230 "The Upjohn Matter" E. Jack Neuman 19 September 1954 4 March 1954 Co-starring Joseph Kearns, John McIntire and Jay Novello.

1955–1960: Gerald Mohr (audition) & Bob Bailey[edit]

Episode # Title Writer(s) Original airdate Recorded Notes[nb 1]
Audition "The Trans-Pacific Import-Export Matter" 29 August 1955 Starred Gerald Mohr. Not broadcast.
231–235 "The Macormack Matter" John Dawson 3 – 7 October 1955 25 September 1955 Also known as "The McCormack Matter". Co-starring Mary Jane Croft, Jack Kruschen, Forrest Lewis, Junius Matthews and Marvin Miller.
236–240 "The Molly K. Matter" Les Crutchfield 10 – 14 October 1955 Co-starring Hy Averback, Virginia Gregg, Vic Perrin and Barney Phillips.
241–245 "The Chesapeake Fraud Matter" John Dawson 17 – 21 October 1955 9 October 1955 Co-starring Hy Averback, John Dehner, Paul Dubov and Will Wright.
246–250 "The Alvin Summers Matter" Robert Ryf 24 – 28 October 1955 10 October 1955 Co-starring Don Diamond, Virginia Gregg and Marvin Miller.
251–255 "The Valentine Matter" John Dawson 31 October – 4 November 1955 16 October 1955 Co-starring Betty Lou Gerson, Forrest Lewis, Marvin Miller, Jay Novello, Barney Phillips and Will Wright.
256–260 "The Lorko Diamonds Matter" Les Crutchfield 7 – 11 November 1955 23 October 1955 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Forrest Lewis, Gerald Mohr, Jay Novello and Vic Perrin.
261–265 "The Broderick Matter" John Dawson 14 – 18 November 1955 30 October 1955 Co-starring Eleanor Audley, Harry Bartell, John Dehner, Larry Dobkin, Virginia Gregg, Marvin Miller and Carleton Young.
266–270 "The Amy Bradshaw Matter" Robert Ryf 21 – 25 November 1955 20 November 1955 Co-starring Don Diamond, Virginia Gregg, Victor Perrin and Carleton Young.
271–276 "The Henderson Matter" John Dawson 28 November – 2 December 1955 27 November 1955 Co-starring Forrest Lewis, Marvin Miller and Irene Tedrow.
276–280 "The Cronin Matter" Les Crutchfield 5 – 9 December 1955 6 November 1955 Co-starring Parlet Baer, Virginia Gregg, Shirley Mitchell and Benny Rubin.
281–285 "The Lansing Fraud Matter" John Dawson 12 – 16 December 1955 13 November 1955 Co-starring Hy Averback, Mary Jane Croft, Howard McNear and Barney Phillips.
286–290 "The Nick Shurn Matter" Les Crutchfield 19 – 23 December 1955 5 December 1955 Co-starring Don Diamond, Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg, Jack Kruschen, Barney Phillips, Peggy Webber and Ben Wright.
291–295 "The Forbes Matter" John Dawson 26 – 30 December 1955 4 December 1955 Co-starring Parley Baer, Sandra Gould, Howard McNear and Junius Matthews.
296–300 "The Caylin Matter" Les Crutchfield 2 – 6 January 1956 19 December 1955 Co-starring Harry Bartell, Virginia Gregg and Howard McNear.
301–305 "The Todd Matter" John Dawson 9 – 13 January 1956 11 December 1955 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Marvin Miller and Shirley Mitchell.
306–310 "The Ricardo Amerigo Matter" Jack Dawson
Sam Dawson
16 – 20 January 1956 8 January 1956 Co-starring Harry Bartell, Larry Dobkin, Forrest Lewis, Vic Perrin, Barney Phillips and Herb Vigrain.
311–315 "The Duke Red Matter" John Dawson 23 – 27 January 1956 15 January 1956 Co-starring Parley Baer, Forrest Lewis, and Will Wright.
316–320 "The Flight Six Matter" Les Crutchfield 30 January – 3 February 1956 22 January 1956 Co-starring Don Diamond, Virginia Gregg and Ben Wright.
321–325 "The McClain Matter" John Dawson 6 – 10 February 1956 23 January 1956 Co-starring Herb Ellis, Betty Lou Gerson and Vic Perrin.
326–330 "The Cui Bono Matter" Les Crutchfield 13 – 17 February 1956 29 January 1956 Co-starring Mary Jane Croft, Sam Edwards, Forrest Lewis, Dallas McKennon and Howard McNear.
331–335 "The Bennet Matter" John Dawson 20 – 24 February 1956 5 February 1956 Co-starring Parley Baer, Han Conreid, Marvin Miller and Will Wright.
336–340 "The Fathom-Five Matter" Les Crutchfield 27 February – 2 March 1956 12 February 1956 Co-starring Eleanor Audley, Mary Jane Croft, John Dehner, Sam Edwards, Shepard Menken, Barney Phillips and Carleton Young.
341–345 "The Plantagent Matter" John Dawson 5 – 9 March 1956 19 February 1956 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Jack Kruschen and Marvin Miller.
346–350 "The Clinton Matter" John Dawson 12 – 16 March 1956 16 February 1956 Co-starring Herb Ellis.
351–355 "The Jolly Roger Fraud Matter" Jack Johnstone 19 – 23 March 1956 4 March 1956 Co-starring Harry Bartell, Don Diamond, Paul Frees, Virginia Gregg, Forrest Lewis, Jay Novella and Victor Perrin.
356–360 "The Lamarr Matter" Jack Johnstone 26 – 30 March 1956 11 March 1956 Co-starring Harry Bartell, John Dehner, Larry Dobkin, Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns and Howard McNear.
361–365 "The Salt City Matter" Jack Johnstone 2 – 6 April 1956 18 March 1956 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Jack Edwards, Junius Matthews and Barney Phillips.
366–370 "Laird Douglas of Heatherstone Matter" Jack Johnstone 9 – 13 April 1956 25 March 1956 Also known as "Laird Douglas Douglas of Heatherscote Matter". Co-starring Hy Averback and Harry Bartell.
371–375 "The Shepherd Matter" John Dawson 16 – 20 April 1956
376–380 "The Lonely Hearts Matter" Les Crutchfield 23 – 27 April 1956
381–385 "The Callicles Matter" John Dawson 30 April – 4 May 1956
386–390 "The Silver Blue Matter" Les Crutchfield 7 – 11 May 1956
391–395 "The Matter of The Medium-Well Done" Jack Johnstone 14 – 18 May 1956
396–400 "The Tears of The Night Matter" John Dawson 21 – 25 May 1956
401–405 "The Matter of Reasonable Doubt" 28 May – 1 June 1956
406–410 "The Indestructible Mike Matter" 4 – 8 June 1956
411–415 "The Laughing Matter" 11 – 15 June 1956
416–421 "The Pearling Matter" 18 – 22 June 1956
421–425 "The Long Shot Matter" 25 – 29 June 1956
426–430 "The Midas Touch Matter" 2 – 6 July 1956
431–435 "The Shady Lane Matter" 9 – 13 July 1956
436–440 "The Star of Capetown Matter" 16 – 20 July 1956
441–445 "The Open Town Matter" 23 – 27 July 1956
446–450 "The Sea Legs Matter" 30 July – 3 August 1956
451–455 "The Alder Matter" 6 – 10 August 1956
456–460 "The Crystal Lake Matter" 13 – 17 August 1956
461–466 "The Kranesburg Matter" 24 – 31 August 1956 This was a six-part episode.
467–471 "The Curse of Kamashek Matter" 3 – 7 September 1956
472–476 "The Confidential Matter" 10 – 14 September 1956
477–481 "The Imperfect Alibi Matter" 17 – 21 September 1956
482–486 "The Meg's Palace Matter" 24 – 28 September 1956
487–491 "The Picture Postcard Matter" 1 – 5 October 1956
492–496 "The Primrose Matter" 8 – 12 October 1956
497–505 "The Phantom Chase Matter" 15 – 26 October 1956 This was a nine-part episode.
506–512 "The Silent Queen Matter" 29 October – 2 November 1956
511 "The Big Scoop Matter" 11 November 1956
512 "The Markham Matter" 18 November 1956
513 "The Royal Street Matter" 25 November 1956
514 "The Burning Car Matter" 9 December 1956
515 "The Rasmusson Matter" 16 December 1956
516 "The Missing Mouse Matter" 23 December 1956
517 "The Squared Circle Matter" 30 December 1956
518 "The Ellen Dear Matter" 6 January 1957
519 "The Desalles Matter" 13 January 1957
520 "The Blooming Blossom Matter" 20 January 1957
521 "The Mad Hatter Matter" 27 January 1957
522 "The Kirby Will Matter" 3 February 1957
523 "The Templeton Matter" 10 February 1957
524 "The Golden Touch Matter" 17 February 1957
525 "The Meek Memorial Matter" 3 March 1957
526 "The Suntan Oil Matter" 10 March 1957
527 "The Clever Chemist Matter" 17 March 1957
528 "The Hollywood Matter" 24 March 1957
529 "The Moonshine Murder Matter" 31 March 1957
530 "The Ming Toy Murphy Matter" 14 April 1957
531 "The Marley K. Matter" 21 April 1957
532 "The Melancholy Memory Matter" 28 April 1957
533 "The Peerless Fire Matter" 5 May 1957
534 "The Glacier Ghost Matter" 12 May 1957
535 "The Michael Meany Mirage Matter" 19 May 1957
536 "The Wayward Truck Matter" 26 May 1957
537 "The Loss Of Memory Matter" 2 June 1957
538 "The Mason-dixon Mismatch Matter" 9 June 1957
539 "The Dixon Murder Matter" 16 June 1957
540 "The Parley Baron Matter" 23 June 1957
541 "The Funny Money Matter" 30 June 1957
542 "The Felicity Feline Matter" 7 July 1957
543 "The Heatherstone Players Matter" 14 July 1957
544 "The Yours Truly Matter" 21 July 1957
545 "The Confederate Coinage Matter" 28 July 1957
546 "The Wayward Widow Matter" 4 August 1957
547 "The Killer's Brand Matter" 11 August 1957
548 "The Winnipesaukee Wonder Matter" 18 August 1957
549 "The Smokey Sleeper Matter" 25 August 1957
550 "The Poor Little Rich Girl Matter" 1 September 1957
551 "The Charmona Matter" 8 September 1957
552 "The J.P.D. Matter" 15 September 1957
553 "The Ideal Vacation Matter" 22 September 1957
554 "The Doubtful Diary Matter" 29 September 1957
555 "The Bum Steer Matter" 6 October 1957
556 "The Silver Belle Matter" 13 October 1957
557 "The Mary Grace Matter" 20 October 1957
558 "The Three Sisters Matter" 27 October 1957
559 "The Model Picture Matter" 3 November 1957
560 "The Alkali Mike Matter" 10 November 1957
561 "The Shy Beneficiary Matter" 17 November 1957
562 "The Hope To Die Matter" 24 November 1957
563 "The Sunny Dream Matter" 1 December 1957
564 "The Hapless Hunter Matter" 8 December 1957
565 "The Happy Family Matter" 15 December 1957
566 "The Carmen Kringle Matter" Robert Bainter 22 December 1957 The show was written by Bob Bailey but he used the pen name "Robert Bainter", which are his first and middle names.
567 "The Latin Lovely Matter" 29 December 1957
568 "The Ingenuous Jeweler Matter" 5 January 1958
569 "The Boron 112 Matter" 12 January 1958
570 "The Eleven O'clock Matter" Robert Ryf 19 January 1958 27 December 1957 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Eleanor Audley, Ben Wright and Will Wright.
571 "The Fire In Paradise Matter" Jack Johnstone 26 January 1958 17 January 1957 Co-starring Parley Baer, Forrest Lewis, Virginia Gregg, Vic Perrin and Will Wright.
572 "The Price Of Fame Matter" Jack Johnstone 2 February 1958 21 January 1958 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Forrest Lewis, Junius Matthews, Howard McNear and Vincent Price.
573 "The Sick Chick Matter" Jack Johnstone 9 February 1958 31 January 1958 Co-starring Sam Edwards and Howard McNear.
574 "The Time And Tide Matter" Robert Ryf 16 February 1958 7 February 1958 Co-starring Larry Dogkin, Virginia Gregg, Frank Nelson and Ben Wright.
575 "The Durango Laramie Matter" Jack Johnstone 23 February 1958 14 February 1958 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Junius Matthews, Frank Nelson and Alan Reed.
576 "The Diamond Dilemma Matter" Allen Botzer 2 March 1958 22 February 1958 Co-starring Paul Dubov and Junius Matthews.
577 "The Wayward Moth Matter" Jack Johnstone 9 March 1958 28 February 1958 Co-starring Lou Merrill, Vic Perrin and Paul Richards.
578 "The Salkoff Sequel Matter" Jack Johnstone 16 March 1958 7 March 1958 Co-starring Jack Kruschen, Lou Merrill and Vic Perrin.
579 "The Denver Dispursal Matter" Jack Johnstone 23 March 1958 14 March 2008 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Forrest Lewis.
580 "The Killer's List Matter" Robert Ryf 30 March 1958 21 March 1958 Co Starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg and Carleton G. Young
581 "The Eastern-western Matter" Jack Johnstone 6 April 1958 28 March 1958 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Marvin Miller and Vic Perrin.
582 "The Wayward Money Matter" Jack Johnstone 13 April 1958 4 April 1958 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Frank Nelson, Vic Perrin and Alan Reed.
583 "The Wayward Trout Matter" Jack Johnstone 20 April 1958 11 April 1958 Co-starring Eleanor Audley, Larry Dobkin, Junius Matthews, Barney Phillips and Alan Reed.
584 "The Village Of Virtue Matter" Jack Johnstone 27 April 1958 18 April 1958 Co-starring Jack Kruschen, Frank Nelson and Will Wright.
585 "The Carson Arson Matter" Jack Johnstone 4 May 1958 25 April 1958 Co-starring Harry Bartell, Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns and Forrest Lewis.
586 "The Rolling Stone Matter" Robert Stanley 11 May 1958 2 May 1958 Co-starring Don Diamond, Larry Dobkin, Virginia Gregg and Forrest Lewis.
587 "The Ghost To Ghost Matter" Jack Johnstone 18 May 1958 9 May 1958 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns and Forrest Lewis.
588 "The Midnight Sun Matter" 25 May 1958
589 "The Forward Fisherman Matter" 1 June 1958
590 "The Wayward River Matter" 8 June 1958
591 "The Delectable Damsel Matter" 15 June 1958
592 "The Virtuous Mobster Matter" 22 June 1958
593 "The Ugly Pattern Matter" 29 June 1958
594 "The Blinker Matter" 6 July 1958
595 "The Mojave Red Matter Part 1" 13 July 1958
596 "The Mojave Red Matter Part 2" 20 July 1958
597 "The Wayward Killer Matter" 27 July 1958
598 "The Lucky Four Matter" 3 August 1958
599 "The Two-faced Matter" 10 August 1958
600 "The Noxious Needle Matter" 24 August 1958
601 "The Limping Liability Matter" 31 August 1958
602 "The Malibu Mystery Matter" 7 September 1958
603 "The Wayward Diamonds Matter" 14 September 1958
604 "The Johnson Payroll Matter" 21 September 1958
605 "The Gruesome Spectacle Matter" 28 September 1958
606 "The Missing Matter Matter" 5 October 1958
607 "The Impossible Murder Matter" 12 October 1958
608 "The Monoxide Mystery Matter" 19 October 1958
609 "The Basking Ridge Matter" 26 October 1958
610 "The Crater Lake Matter" 2 November 1958
611 "The Close Shave Matte" 9 November 1958
612 "The Double Trouble Matter" 16 November 1958
613 "The One Most Wanted Matter" 23 November 1958
614 "The Hair Raising Matter" 30 November 1958
615 "The Perilous Parley Matter" 7 December 1958
616 "The Allanmee Matter" 14 December 1958
617 "The Telltale Tracks Matter" 28 December 1958
618 "The Hollywood Mystery Matter" 4 January 1959
619 "The Deadly Doubt Matter" 11 January 1959
620 "The Love Shorn Matter" 18 January 1959
621 "The Doting Dowager Matter" 25 January 1959
622 "The Curley Waters Matter" 1 February 1959
623 "The Date With Death Matter" 8 February 1959
624 "The Shankar Diamond Matter" 15 February 1959
625 "The Blue Madonna Matter" 22 February 1959
626 "The Clouded Crystal Matter" 1 March 1959
627 "The Net Of Circumstance Matter" 8 March 1959
628 "The Baldero Matter" 15 March 1959
629 "The Lake Mead Mystery Matter" 22 March 1959
630 "The Jimmy Carter Matter" 29 March 1959
631 "The Frisco Fire Matter" 5 April 1959
632 "The Fair Weather Friend Matter" 12 April 1959
633 "The Cautious Celibate Matter" 19 April 1959
634 "The Winsome Widow Matter" 26 April 1959
635 "The Negligent Nephew Matter" 3 May 1959
636 "The Fatal Filet Matter" 10 May 1959
637 "The Twin Trouble Matter" 17 May 1959
638 "The Cask Of Death Matter" 24 May 1959
639 "The Big H Matter" 31 May 1959
640 "The Wayward Heiress Matter" 7 June 1959
641 "The Wayward Sculptor Matter" 14 June 1959
642 "The Life At Stake Matter" 21 June 1959
643 "The Mei-ling Buddha Matter" 28 June 1959
644 "The Only One Butt Matter" 5 July 1959
645 "The Frantic Fisherman Matter" 12 July 1959
646 "The Will And A Way Matter" 19 July 1959
647 "The Bolt Out Of The Blue Matter" 26 July 1959
648 "The Deadly Chain Matter" 2 August 1959
649 "The Lost By A Hair Matter" 9 August 1959
650 "The Night In Paris Matter" 16 August 1959
651 "The Embarcadero Matter" 23 August 1959
652 "The Really Gone Matter" 30 August 1959
653 "The Backfire That Backfired Matter" 6 September 1959
654 "The Leumas Matter" 13 September 1959
655 "The Little Man Who Was There Matter" 20 September 1959
656 "The Gruesome Spectacle Matter" 27 September 1959
657 "The Buffalo Matter" 4 October 1959
658 "The Buffalo Matter" 11 October 1959
659 "The Double Identity Matter" 18 October 1959
660 "The Missing Missile Matter" 25 October 1959
661 "The Hand Of Providential Matter" 1 November 1959
662 "The Larson Arson Matter" 8 November 1959
663 "The Bayou Body Matter" 15 November 1959
664 "The Fancy Bridgework Matter" 22 November 1959
665 "The Wrong Man Matter" 29 November 1959
666 "The Hired Homicide Matter" 6 December 1959
667 "The Sudden Wealth Matter" 13 December 1959
668 "The Red Mystery Matter" 20 December 1959
669 "The Burning Desire Matter" 27 December 1959
670 "The Hapless Ham Matter" 3 January 1960
671 "The Unholy Two Matter" 10 January 1960
672 "The Evaporated Clue Matter" Jack Johnstone 17 January 1960 10 January 1960 Co-starring Herb Vigran.
673 "The Nuclear Goof Matter" Jack Johnstone 24 January 1960 17 January 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards and Virginia Gregg.
674 "The Merry Go Round Matter" Jack Johnstone 31 January 1960 24 January 1960 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Joseph Kearns and Will Wright.
675 "The Sidewinder Matter" Jack Johnstone 7 February 1960 31 January 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg, Joseph Kearns and Ralph Moody.
676 "The P. O. Matter" Jack Johnstone 14 February 1960 7 February 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Herb Vigran.
677 "The Alvin's Alfred Matter" Jack Johnstone 21 February 1960 14 February 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg.
678 "The Look Before The Leap Matter" Jack Johnstone 28 February 1960 21 February 1960 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Virginia Gregg, Forrest Lewis and Herb Vigran.
679 "The Moonshine Matter" Jack Johnstone 6 March 1960 28 February 1960
680 "The Deep Down Matter" Jack Johnstone 13 March 1960 6 March 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Will Wright.
681 "The Saturday Night Matter" Jack Johnstone 20 March 1960 13 March 1960 Co-starring Forrest Lewis.
682 "The False Alarm Matter" Jack Johnstone 27 March 1960 20 March 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg.
683 "The Double Exposure Matter" Jack Johnstone 3 April 1960 27 March 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Ralph Moody.
684 "The Deadly Swamp Matter" Jack Johnstone 17 April 1960 3 April 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards and Vic Perrin.
685 "The Silver Queen Matter" Jack Johnstone 24 April 1960 10 April 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Ralph Moody.
686 "The Fatal Switch Matter" Jack Johnstone 1 May 1960 24 April 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg and Will Wright.
687 "The Phony Phone Matter" Jack Johnstone 8 May 1960 1 May 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg.
688 "The Mystery Gal Matter" Jack Johnstone 15 May 1960 8 May 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg.
689 "The Man Who Waits Matter" Jack Johnstone 22 May 1960 8 May 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Forrest Lewis, Barney Phillips and Herb Vigran.
690 "The Redrock Matter" Jack Johnstone 29 May 1960 22 May 1960 Co-starring Parley Baer, Virginia Gregg, Vic Perrin, Herb Vigran and Will Wright.
691 "The Canned Canary Matter" Jack Johnstone 5 June 1960 29 May 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg and Forrest Lewis.
692 "The Harried Heiress Matter" Jack Johnstone 12 June 1960 5 June 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg, Forrest Lewis and Marvin Miller.
693 "The Flask Of Death Matter" Jack Johnstone 19 June 1960 12 June 1960 Co-starring Parley Baer and Forrest Lewis.
694 "The Wholly Unexpected Matter" Jack Johnstone 26 June 1960 19 June 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Larry Dobkin and Virginia Gregg.
695 "The Collector's Matter" Jack Johnstone 3 July 1960 26 June 1960 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Virginia Gregg and Vic Perrin.
696 "The Back to Back Matter" Jack Johnstone 17 July 1960 26 June 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Forrest Lewis and Herb Vigran.
697 "The Rhymer Collection Matter" Jack Johnstone 31 July 1960 25 October 1959 Co-starring Forrest Lewis and Marvin Miller.
698 "The Magnanimous Matter" Jack Johnstone 7 August 1960 1 November 1959 Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Virginia Gregg, Howard McNear and Vic Perrin.
699 "The Paradise Lost Matter" Jack Johnstone 14 August 1960 7 August 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg and Forrest Lewis.
700 "The Twisted Twin Matter" Jack Johnstone 21 August 1960 14 August 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg, G. Stanley Jones and Forrest Lewis.
701 "The Deadly Debt Matter" Jack Johnstone 28 August 1960 21 August 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards and Virginia Gregg.
702 "The Killer Kin Matter" Jack Johnstone 4 September 1960 28 August 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg, G. Stanley Jones and Herb Vigran.
703 "The Too Much Money Matter" Jack Johnstone 11 September 1960 4 September 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, G. Stanley Jones and Howard McNear.
704 "The Real Smokey Matter" Jack Johnstone 18 September 1960 11 September 1960 Co-starring Vic Perrin.
705 "The Five Down Matter" Jack Johnstone 25 September 1960 18 September 1960 Fifth anniversary show for Bob Bailey. Co-starring Larry Dobkin, Forrest Lewis, Marvin Miller, Howard McNear, Vic Perrin and Herb Vigran
706 "The Stope of Death Matter" Jack Johnstone 2 October 1960 25 September 1960 Co-starring Forrest Lewis.
707 "The Recompense Matter" Jack Johnstone 9 October 1960 2 October 1960 Co-starring Parley Baer and Herb Vigran.
708 "The Twins of Tahoe Matter" Jack Johnstone 16 October 1960 9 October 1960 Co-starring Sam Edwards, Virginia Gregg and Forrest Lewis.
709 "The Unworthy Kin Matter" Jack Johnstone 23 October 1960 16 October 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg.
710 "The What Goes Matter" Jack Johnstone 30 October 1960 23 October 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg, Forrest Lewis and Vic Perrin.
711 "The Super Salesman Matter" Jack Johnstone 6 November 1960 30 October 1960 Co-starring Larry Dobkin and Virginia Gregg.
712 "The Bad One Matter 13 November 1960
713 "The Double Deal Matter" Jack Johnstone 20 November 1960 31 July 1960 Co-starring Virginia Gregg.
714 "The Empty Threat Matter" 27 November 1960

1960–1962: Bob Readick & Mandel Kramer[edit]

Episode # Title Writer(s) Original airdate Recorded Notes[nb 1]
715 "The Earned Income Matter" 4 December 1960
716 "The Locked Room Murder Matter" 11 December 1960
717 "The Wayward Kilocycles Matter" 18 December 1960
718 "The Christmas Present Matter" 25 December 1960 Also known as "The Firebug Matter".
719 "The Missing Jewels Matter" 1 January 1961
720 "The Paperback Mystery Matter" 8 January 1961
721 "The Very Fishy Matter" 15 January 1961
722 "The Dollar Put In Jail Matter" 22 January 1961
723 "The Short Term Matter" 29 January 1961
724 "The Who's Who Matter" 5 February 1961
725 "The Wayward Fireman Matter" 12 February 1961
726 "The Too Tired Matter" 19 February 1961
727 "The Touch-Up Matter" 26 February 1961
728 "The Morning After Matter" 5 March 1961
729 "The Ring Of Death Matter" 12 March 1961
730 "The Informer Matter" 19 March 1961
731 "The Two's A Crowd Matter" 26 March 1961
732 "The Wrong Sign Matter" 2 April 1961
733 "The Captain's Table Matter" 9 April 1961
734 "The Latro Dectus Matter" 16 April 1961
735 "The Rat Pack Matter" 23 April 1961
736 "The Purple Doll Matter" 30 April 1961
737 "The Newark Stockbroker Matter" 7 May 1961
738 "The Simple Simon Matter" 14 May 1961
739 "The Lone Wolf Matter" 21 May 1961
740 "The Yak Mystery Matter" 28 May 1961
741 "The Stock-In-Trade Matter" 4 June 1961
742 "The Big Date Matter" 11 June 1961
743 "The Low Tide Matter" 18 June 1961
744 "The Imperfect Crime Matter" 25 June 1961
745 "The Well Of Trouble Matter" 2 July 1961
746 "The Fiddle Faddle Matter" 9 July 1961
747 "The Old Fashioned Murder Matter" 16 July 1961
748 "The Chuck-A-Nut Matter" 23 July 1961
749 "The Philadelphia Miss Matter" 30 July 1961
750 "The Perilous Padre Marrer" 6 August 1961
751 "The Wrong Doctor Matter" 13 August 1961
752 "The Too Many Crooks Matter" 20 August 1961
753 "The Shifty Looker Matter" 27 August 1961
754 "The All Wet Matter" 3 September 1961
755 "The Buyer and the Cellar Matter" 10 September 1961
756 "The Clever Crook Matter" 17 September 1961
757 "The Double-Barreled Matter" 17 September 1961
758 "One of the Rottenest Rackets Matter" 1 October 1961
759 "The Medium Rare Matter" 8 October 1961
760 "The Quiet Little Town in New Jersey Matter" 15 October 1961
761 "The Three for One Matter" 22 October 1961
762 "The To Bee or Not To Bee Matter" 29 October 1961
763 "The Monticello Mystery Matter" 5 November 1961
764 "The Wrong One Matter" 12 November 1961
765 "The Guide to Murder Matter" 19 November 1961
766 "The Mad Bomber Matter" 26 November 1961
767 "The Cinder Elmer Matter" 3 December 1961
768 "The Firebug Matter" 10 December 1961
769 "The Phony Phone Matter" 17 December 1961
770 "The One Too Many Matter" 31 December 1961
771 "The Hot Chocolate Matter" 7 January 1962
772 "The Gold Rush Country Matter" 14 January 1962
773 "The Terrible Torch Matter" 21 January 1962
774 "The Can't Be So Matter" 28 January 1962
775 "The Nugget Of Truth Matter" 4 February 1962
776 "The Do It Yourself Matter" 11 February 1962
777 "The It Takes a Crook Matter" 18 February 1962
778 "The Mixed Blessing Matter" 25 February 1962
779 "The Top Secret Matter" 4 March 1962
780 "The Golden Dream Matter" 11 March 1962
781 "The Ike and Mike Matter" 18 March 1962
782 "The Shadow of a Doubt Matter" 25 March 1962
783 "The Blue Rock Matter" 1 April 1962
784 "The Ivy Emerald Matter" 8 April 1962
785 "The Wrong Idea Matter" 15 April 1962
786 "The Skidmore Matter" 22 April 1962
787 "The Grand Canyon Matter" 29 April 1962
788 "The Burma Red Matter" 6 May 1962
789 "The Lust for Gold Matter" 13 May 1962
790 "The Two Steps to Murder Matter" 20 May 1962
791 "The Zipp Matter" 27 May 1962
792 "The Wayward Gun Matter" 3 June 1962
793 "The Tuna Clipper Matter" 10 June 1962
794 "The All Too Easy Matter" 17 June 1962
795 "The Food Of Death Matter" 24 June 1962
796 "The Vociferous Dolphin Matter" 1 July 1962
797 "The Rilldoe Matter" 8 July 1962
798 "The Weather or Not Matter" 15 July 1962
799 "The Skimpy Matter" 22 July 1962
800 "The Four is a Crowd Matter" 29 July 1962
801 "The Case of Trouble Matter" 5 August 1962
802 "The Oldest Gag Matter" 12 August 1962
803 "The Lorelei Matter" 19 August 1962
804 "The Gold Rush Matter" 26 August 1962
805 "The Donninger Donninger Matter" 2 September 1962
806 "The Four Seas Matter" 9 September 1962
807 "The No Matter Matter" 16 September 1962
808 "The Deadly Crystal Matter" 23 September 1962
809 "The Tip-Off Matter" 30 September 1962

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Only noteworthy co-stars are listed, in alphabetical order.