Ma Perkins

December 13, 1933 to February 22, 1951
145 episodes known to exist
Ma Perkins (sometimes called Oxydol's Own Ma Perkins) is an American radio soap opera which was heard on NBC from 1933 to 1949 and on CBS from 1942 to 1960. Between 1942 and 1949, the show was heard simultaneously on both networks. Oxydol dropped its sponsorship in 1956. The program continued with various sponsors until 1960. The series was produced by Frank and Anne Hummert with scripts by Robert Hardy Andrews, Orvin Tovrov and others. Ma Perkins began August 14, 1933 on WLW in Cincinnati. More on Wikipedia
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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# Episodes (Known)
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December 13, 1933 - April 13, 1948
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July 27, 1949 - February 22, 1951
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Ma Perkins
December 13, 1933 - April 13, 1948
13 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
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Willie & Effie Swindeled 1 
Wednesday 
14:20 
 
 
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Willie & Effie Swindeled 2 
Thursday 
14:20 
 
 
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Willie & Effie Swindeled 3 
Friday 
14:20 
 
 
n/a 
Willie & Effie Swindeled 4 
Monday 
14:20 
 
 
n/a 
Willie & Effie Swindeled 5 
Tuesday 
14:20 
 
 
n/a 
Willie & Effie Swindeled 6 
Wednesday 
14:20 
 
 
n/a 
Willie & Effie Swindeled 7 
Thursday 
14:20 
 
 
n/a 
Willie & Effie Swindeled 8 
Friday 
14:20 
 
 
December 13, 1933 
Sam Plans to Send Willie to Jail 
 
13:00 

 
 
June 19, 1936 
Stella and Gary Make Up 
 
14:50 

 
 
January 5, 1944 
 
 
14:20 

 
 
September 15, 1944 
 
 
14:50 

 
 
April 13, 1948 
New Physician in Town 
 
14:50 

 
Ma Perkins
July 27, 1949 - February 22, 1951
132 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
4163 
July 27, 1949 
Willie's Paintings Not Wanted 
 
15:00 

 
4164 
July 28, 1949 
Conditions of Contest Are Revealed 
 
15:00 

 
4165 
July 29, 1949 
To Send Contest Money Back 
 
15:00 

 
4166 
August 1, 1949 
Letting Willie down Easy 
 
15:00 

 
4167 
August 2, 1949 
Spencer Asks For Friendship 
 
15:00 

 
4168 
August 3, 1949 
Evy Returns 
 
15:00 

 
4169 
August 4, 1949 
Evy Meets Spencer 
 
15:00 

 
4170 
August 5, 1949 
Party At the Country Club 
 
15:00 

 
4171 
August 8, 1949 
Alone After the Party 
 
15:00 

 
4172 
August 9, 1949 
Sybil Preparing to Leave 
 
15:00 

 
4175 
August 12, 1949 
Spencer Gives Someone an Idea 
 
15:00 

 
4176 
August 15, 1949 
Magazine Coming to Town 
 
15:00 

 
4177 
August 16, 1949 
Banker Pendleton Wants Town Improved 
 
15:00 

 
4178 
August 17, 1949 
Ma Told of Town Meetings Being Held 
 
15:00 

 
4179 
August 18, 1949 
Willie Disagrees with Ma & Shuffle 
 
15:00 

 
4180 
August 19, 1949 
Joseph Refuses to Help Paint 
 
15:00 

 
4181 
August 22, 1949 
Magazine People to Arrive Wednesday 
 
15:00 

 
4182 
August 23, 1949 
Reception Invitation 
 
15:00 

 
4187 
August 30, 1949 
Miss Morrison Leaves Reception with Joseph 
 
15:00 

 
4188 
August 31, 1949 
Talking After the Reception 
 
15:00 

 
4189 
September 1, 1949 
Matilda Angry 
 
15:00 

 
4190 
September 2, 1949 
Mr. Sinclair Phones 
 
15:00 

 
4191 
September 5, 1949 
Joseph Arrives Late For Dinner 
 
15:00 

 
4192 
September 6, 1949 
Talking On the Porch 
 
15:00 

 
4197 
September 13, 1949 
Walk Through the Old Mill 
 
15:00 

 
4198 
September 14, 1949 
Fay Worried About Joseph 
 
15:00 

 
4199 
September 15, 1949 
Evy Warned Not to Gossip 
 
15:00 

 
4200 
September 16, 1949 
Visit to the Schoolhouse 
 
15:00 

 
4201 
September 19, 1949 
Ma Told of Gossip 
 
15:00 

 
4202 
September 20, 1949 
Talking Things over with Tom 
 
15:00 

 
4203 
September 21, 1949 
Speaking to Joseph & Ann in the Hotel 
 
15:00 

 
4204 
September 22, 1949 
Ann Wants to Go On the Milk Run with Joseph 
 
15:00 

 
4205 
September 23, 1949 
Agrees to Take Ann On the Milk Run 
 
15:00 

 
4206 
September 26, 1949 
On the Milk Run 
 
15:00 

 
4207 
September 27, 1949 
Joseph Tells His Story 
 
15:00 

 
4208 
September 28, 1949 
Jr. Tells What He Saw 
 
15:00 

 
4209 
September 29, 1949 
News Travels Fast 
 
15:00 

 
4210 
September 30, 1949 
Getting Ready For the Big Date 
 
15:00 

 
4211 
October 3, 1949 
Mr. Sinclair Drops By 
 
15:00 

 
4212 
October 4, 1949 
Dinner & Dancing 
 
15:00 

 
4213 
October 5, 1949 
To Tell About Ann's Family 
 
15:00 

 
4214 
October 6, 1949 
Stranded 
 
15:00 

 
4215 
October 7, 1949 
Questioned by the Police 
 
15:00 

 
4216 
October 10, 1949 
Cleared with the Police 
 
15:00 

 
4217 
October 11, 1949 
Mayor Complains 
 
15:00 

 
4218 
October 12, 1949 
Joseph Upset 
 
15:00 

 
4219 
October 13, 1949 
Can't Get Ann On the Phone 
 
15:00 

 
4220 
October 14, 1949 
Joseph Goes to the Hotel 
 
15:00 

 
4221 
October 17, 1949 
Ann Asked Not to See Joseph 
 
15:00 

 
4222 
October 18, 1949 
Joseph Missing 
 
15:00 

 
4223 
October 19, 1949 
Mr. Sinclair Refuses to Leave Town 
 
15:00 

 
4224 
October 20, 1949 
Joseph Returns Home 
 
15:00 

 
4225 
October 21, 1949 
Joseph Wants to Leave Town 
 
15:00 

 
4226 
October 24, 1949 
Must Turn Himself over to the Police 
 
15:00 

 
4227 
October 25, 1949 
Appointment with the Mayor 
 
15:00 

 
4228 
October 26, 1949 
Meeting in the Mayor's Office 
 
15:00 

 
4229 
October 27, 1949 
Mr. Sinclair Reassures Ma 
 
15:00 

 
4230 
October 28, 1949 
Augustus Blackmailed 
 
15:00 

 
4231 
October 31, 1949 
Invited to Dinner 
 
15:00 

 
4232 
November 1, 1949 
Complaints About Joseph 
 
15:00 

 
4233 
November 2, 1949 
Tells Ma About Losing Job 
 
15:00 

 
4234 
November 3, 1949 
Joseph Won't Stay to Dinner 
 
15:00 

 
4235 
November 4, 1949 
Ann Receives Telegram 
 
15:00 

 
4236 
November 7, 1949 
Ann Is Waiting to Talk to Joseph 
 
15:00 

 
4237 
November 8, 1949 
Brad Comes to Town 
 
15:00 

 
4238 
November 9, 1949 
Brad Falls Out of Window 
 
15:00 

 
4239 
November 10, 1949 
Brad Dies 
 
15:00 

 
4240 
November 11, 1949 
Ma Told 
 
15:00 

 
4241 
November 14, 1949 
Joseph Agrees Not to Get Involved 
 
15:00 

 
4242 
November 15, 1949 
Ma Refuses to Turn Against Mr. Sinclair 
 
15:00 

 
4243 
November 16, 1949 
Ma Asks For the Truth 
 
15:00 

 
4244 
November 17, 1949 
Mr. Sinclair Questioned 
 
15:00 

 
4245 
November 18, 1949 
Dr. Stevens Curious About Phone Call 
 
15:00 

 
4246 
November 21, 1949 
Brad's Identity Discovered 
 
15:00 

 
4247 
November 22, 1949 
Joseph Learns Brad's Identity 
 
15:00 

 
4248 
November 23, 1949 
Wants Joseph to Keep Quiet 
 
15:00 

 
4251 
November 28, 1949 
Ma Asks For the Truth Again 
 
15:00 

 
4252 
November 29, 1949 
Fay Talks to Joseph 
 
15:00 

 
4253 
November 30, 1949 
Inquest Begins 
 
15:00 

 
4254 
December 1, 1949 
Mr. Sinclair Testifies 
 
15:00 

 
4255 
December 2, 1949 
Surprise Witness 
 
15:00 

 
4256 
December 5, 1949 
Joseph Tells the Truth 
 
15:00 

 
4261 
December 12, 1949 
Mysterious Phone Call 
 
15:00 

 
4262 
December 13, 1949 
Mr. Boswell Is Coming Thursday 
 
15:00 

 
4263 
December 14, 1949 
Getting Ready For Mr. Boswell 
 
15:00 

 
4264 
December 15, 1949 
Lumber Yard Deal Offered 
 
15:00 

 
4265 
December 16, 1949 
Ma Undecided 
 
15:00 

 
4266 
December 19, 1949 
Wants the Business For the Children 
 
15:00 

 
4267 
December 20, 1949 
Willie Told 
 
15:00 

 
4268 
December 21, 1949 
Shuffle Declines Offer 
 
15:00 

 
4271 
December 26, 1949 
Surprising Letter 
 
15:00 

 
4272 
December 27, 1949 
Letter Is From Cousins 
 
15:00 

 
4273 
December 28, 1949 
Willie Reads the Letter 
 
15:00 

 
4274 
December 29, 1949 
Willie & Evy Argue 
 
15:00 

 
4275 
December 30, 1949 
Telegram For Evy 
 
15:00 

 
4276 
January 2, 1950 
Willie Looks At Things Differently 
 
15:00 

 
4277 
January 3, 1950 
Willie Can't Decide 
 
15:00 

 
4278 
January 4, 1950 
Cousins to Arrive Friday 
 
15:00 

 
4279 
January 5, 1950 
Willie to Stay 
 
15:00 

 
4280 
January 6, 1950 
The Cousins Arrive 
 
15:00 

 
4281 
January 9, 1950 
Accused of Being Jealous 
 
15:00 

 
4282 
January 10, 1950 
Looking For Business Opportunities 
 
15:00 

 
4283 
January 11, 1950 
Party Suggestions 
 
15:00 

 
4284 
January 12, 1950 
Invitation to Party 
 
15:00 

 
4285 
January 13, 1950 
Phone Call to Mr. Boswell 
 
15:00 

 
4286 
January 16, 1950 
Willie's Partnership Idea 
 
15:00 

 
4443 
August 23, 1950 
Warned Not to Tell About Investment 
 
15:00 

 
4444 
August 24, 1950 
Evy Lies to Ma 
 
15:00 

 
4445 
August 25, 1950 
Not Satisfied with Evy's Answer 
 
15:00 

 
4446 
August 28, 1950 
Shuffles Leaves to Find Proof 
 
15:00 

 
4447 
August 29, 1950 
Ma Learns of Proposal 
 
15:00 

 
4448 
August 30, 1950 
Worried About Proposal 
 
15:00 

 
4449 
August 31, 1950 
Shuffles Learns of the Investment 
 
15:00 

 
4450 
September 1, 1950 
Ma Learns the Truth 
 
15:00 

 
4535 
December 29, 1950 
Pre New Year's Eve Party 
 
15:00 

 
4536 
January 1, 1951 
Seeing in the New Year 
 
15:00 

 
4537 
January 2, 1951 
Spencer Recognizes Tom Welles 
 
15:00 

 
4538 
January 3, 1951 
Faye Seems to Be in Love 
 
15:00 

 
4539 
January 4, 1951 
Speak Soft, Pray Hard 
 
15:00 

 
4540 
January 5, 1951 
Spencer Extends His Stay 
 
15:00 

 
4541 
January 8, 1951 
Learning About Each Other 
 
15:00 

 
4542 
January 9, 1951 
Spencer Is Concerned About Tom Welles 
 
15:00 

 
4543 
January 10, 1951 
Spencer Drives Ma Home 
 
15:00 

 
4544 
January 11, 1951 
Ma Delayed 
 
15:00 

 
4545 
January 12, 1951 
Spencer Asks Shuffle's Help 
 
15:00 

 
4546 
January 15, 1951 
Romantic Walk 
 
15:00 

 
4547 
January 16, 1951 
Message For Spencer 
 
15:00 

 
4548 
January 17, 1951 
Gladys Raises Questions About Spencer 
 
15:00 

 
4549 
January 18, 1951 
Spencer Must Leave For New York 
 
15:00 

 
4550 
January 19, 1951 
Spencer Leaves 
 
15:00 

 
4573 
February 21, 1951 
Fay to Arrives Tomorrow 
 
15:00 

 
4574 
February 22, 1951 
Visits Tom Welles 
 
15:00 

 
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