Nero Wolfe

September 13, 1943 to April 27, 1951
30 episodes known to exist
Nero Wolfe was a detective/crime radio show which ran from September 13, 1943 to April 27, 1951. It starred Santos Ortega as Nero Wolfe and John Gibson as Archie, Francis X Bushman, Elliott Lewis, and Sidney Greenstreet as Nero Wolfe..
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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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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
September 13, 1943 - September 13, 1943
The Adventures of Nero Wolfe
1
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2
December 15, 1946 - December 15, 1946
The Amazing Nero Wolfe
1
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3
October 20, 1950 - April 27, 1951
The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe
26
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4
November 30, 1943 - November 30, 1943
The Adventures of Nero Wolfe
2
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The Adventures of Nero Wolfe
September 13, 1943 - September 13, 1943
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Santos Ortega as Nero Wolfe and John Gibson as Archie
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
10 
September 13, 1943 
The Case of the Plastered Bride 
Incomplete - Part 1 of 2 only 
15:00 

 
The Amazing Nero Wolfe
December 15, 1946 - December 15, 1946
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Francis X Bushman, Elliott Lewis
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
December 15, 1946 
The Shakespeare Folio 
 
30:00 

 
The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe
October 20, 1950 - April 27, 1951
26 episodes known to exist
Stars: Sidney Greenstreet as Nero Wolfe.
Writer: Louis Vittes based on the stories by Rex Stout
Announcer: Don Stanley
Producer: Edwin Fadiman DIRECTOR
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 20, 1950 
Stamped For Murder 
Archie: Wally Mahr 
29:00 

 
October 27, 1950 
The Care Worn Cuff 
Archie: Lamont Johnson 
29:00 

 
November 3, 1950 
The Dear, Dead Lady 
Archie: Herb Ellis 
29:00 

 
November 10, 1950 
Headless Hunter 
Archie: Herb Ellis 
29:00 

 
November 17, 1950 
The Careless Cleaner 
Archie: Larry Dobkin 
29:00 

 
November 24, 1950 
The Beautiful Archer 
Archie: Larry Dobkin 
29:00 

 
December 1, 1950 
The Friendly Rabbit 
Archie: Larry Dobkin 
29:00 

 
December 8, 1950 
The Impolite Corpse 
Archie: Larry Dobkin 
29:00 

 
December 15, 1950 
The Girl Who Cried Wolfe 
Archie: Larry Dobkin 
29:00 

 
10 
December 22, 1950 
The Slaughtered Santas 
Archie: Larry Dobkin Christmas Program 
29:00 

 
11 
December 29, 1950 
The Bashful Body 
Archie: Larry Dobkin 
29:00 

 
12 
January 5, 1951 
Deadly Sell-Out 
Archie: Larry Dobkin 
29:00 

 
13 
January 12, 1951 
The Killer Cards 
Archie: Gerald Mohr 
29:00 

 
14 
January 19, 1951 
The Calculated Risk 
Archie: Gerald Mohr 
29:00 

 
15 
January 26, 1951 
The Phantom Fingers 
Archie: Gerald Mohr 
29:00 

 
16 
February 2, 1951 
The Vanishing Shells 
Archie: Gerald Mohr 
29:00 

 
17 
February 16, 1951 
The Party For Death 
Archie: Harry Bartell Show of 2/9 Pre-Empted 
29:00 

 
18 
February 23, 1951 
The Malevolent Medic 
Archie: Harry Bartell 
29:00 

 
19 
March 2, 1951 
The Hasty Will 
Archie: Harry Bartell 
29:00 

 
20 
March 9, 1951 
The Disappearing Diamonds 
Archie: Harry Bartell 
29:00 

 
21 
March 16, 1951 
The Midnight Ride 
Archie: Harry Bartell 
29:00 

 
22 
March 23, 1951 
The Final Page 
Archie: Harry Bartell 
29:00 

 
23 
March 30, 1951 
The Tell-Tale Ribbon 
Archie: Harry Bartell 
29:00 

 
24 
April 6, 1951 
A Slight Case of Perjury 
Archie: Harry Bartell 
29:00 

 
25 
April 20, 1951 
The Lost Heir 
Archie: Harry Bartell Show of 4-13 Pre-empted for "THE CANCER SHOW" 
29:00 

 
26 
April 27, 1951 
Room 304 
Archie: Harry Bartell 
29:00 

 
The Adventures of Nero Wolfe
November 30, 1943 - November 30, 1943
2 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
n/a 
Murder in the Flooded House 
 
22:30 

 
 
November 30, 1943 
The Last Laugh Murder Case 
AFRS "MYSTERY PLAYHOUSE" with Peter Lorre 
32:30 

 
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