Nightfall

July 4, 1980 to June 24, 1983
166 episodes known to exist
Nightfall was a thrillers radio show which ran from July 4, 1980 to June 24, 1983.
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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
July 4, 1980 - May 22, 1981
Nightfall
46
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2
November 20, 1981 - June 25, 1982
Nightfall
30
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3
July 2, 1982 - September 24, 1982
Nightfall
13
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4
October 1, 1982 - June 24, 1983
Nightfall
38
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5
October 2, 1981 - June 25, 1982
Nightfall
39
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Nightfall
July 4, 1980 - May 22, 1981
46 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
July 4, 1980 
Love and the Lonely One 
NPR Rebroadcast 10-2-81 
30:00 

 
July 11, 1980 
The Monkey's Paw 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-29-82 
30:00 

 
July 18, 1980 
Welcome to Homerville 
NPR Rebroadcast 12-11-81 
30:00 

 
July 25, 1980 
Hands Off 
NPR Rebroadcast 12-18-81 
30:00 

 
August 1, 1980 
The Telltale Heart 
NPR Rebroadcast 3-5-82 
30:00 

 
August 8, 1980 
Late Special 
NPR Rebroadcast 3-26-82 
30:00 

 
August 15, 1980 
Future Fear 
 
28:30 

 
August 22, 1980 
How Did You Get My Name! 
 
26:00 

 
August 29, 1980 
The Body Snatchers 
NPR Rebroadcast 10-9-81 
30:00 

 
10 
September 5, 1980 
Willoughby Obsession 
NPR Rebroadcast 10-16-81 
30:00 

 
11 
September 12, 1980 
No Admittance - No Exit 
NPR Rebroadcast 10-23-81 
30:00 

 
12 
September 19, 1980 
Wind Chill 
NPR Rebroadcast 11-06-81 
30:00 

 
13 
September 26, 1980 
The Repossession 
NPR Rebroadcast 10-30-81 
30:00 

 
14 
October 3, 1980 
The Stone Ship 
NPR Rebroadcast 4-16-82 
30:00 

 
15 
October 10, 1980 
Special Services 
NPR Rebroadcast 4-30-82 
30:00 

 
16 
October 17, 1980 
Buried Alive 
 
27:50 

 
17 
October 24, 1980 
Last Visit 
NPR Rebroadcast 11-13-81 
30:00 

 
18 
October 31, 1980 
Ringing the Changes 
NPR Rebroadcast 2-12-82 
30:00 

 
19 
November 7, 1980 
The Devil's Backbone 
 
30:00 

 
20 
November 14, 1980 
Blood Countess Part 1 
 
30:00 

 
21 
November 21, 1980 
Blood Countess Part 2 
 
30:00 

 
22 
November 28, 1980 
Deadly Developments 
NPR Rebroadcast 11-20-81 
30:00 

 
23 
December 5, 1980 
Where Does the News Come From? 
NPR Rebroadcast 11-27-81 
30:00 

 
24 
December 19, 1980 
On Christmas Day in the Morning 
show of 12-12 pre-empted Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
25 
December 26, 1980 
Appetite of Mr. Lucraft 
 
30:00 

 
26 
January 2, 1981 
Guest of Honor 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-1-82 
30:00 

 
27 
January 9, 1981 
A Shortwave Goodbye 
NPR Rebroadcast 2-19-82 
30:00 

 
28 
January 16, 1981 
They Bite 
NPR Rebroadcast 2-26-82 
30:00 

 
29 
January 23, 1981 
Where Do We Go From Here? 
NPR Rebroadcast 12-4-81 
30:00 

 
30 
January 30, 1981 
Welcome to Homerville 
NPR Rebroadcast 12-11-81 
30:00 

 
31 
February 6, 1981 
The Telltale Heart 
NPR Rebroadcast 3-5-82 
30:00 

 
32 
February 13, 1981 
Late Special 
NPR Rebroadcast 3-26-82 
30:00 

 
33 
February 20, 1981 
The Monkey's Paw 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-29-82 
30:00 

 
34 
February 27, 1981 
Wildcats 
 
29:10 

 
35 
March 6, 1981 
The Room 
 
30:00 

 
36 
March 13, 1981 
Wind Chill 
NPR Rebroadcast 11-06-81 
30:00 

 
37 
March 20, 1981 
Angel's Kiss 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-8-82 
30:00 

 
38 
March 27, 1981 
Book of Hell 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-15-82 
30:00 

 
39 
April 3, 1981 
Mkara 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-22-82 
30:00 

 
40 
April 10, 1981 
The Repossession 
NPR Rebroadcast 10-30-81 
30:10 

 
41 
April 17, 1981 
The Fatal Eggs 
 
28:00 

 
42 
April 24, 1981 
Where Does the News Come From? 
NPR Rebroadcast 11-27-81 
30:00 

 
43 
May 1, 1981 
Breaking Point 
 
30:00 

 
44 
May 8, 1981 
Future Fear 
 
30:00 

 
45 
May 15, 1981 
All Nighter 
 
28:00 

 
46 
May 22, 1981 
Willoughby Obsession 
NPR Rebroadcast 10-16-81 
30:00 

 
Nightfall
November 20, 1981 - June 25, 1982
30 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
November 20, 1981 
Carmilla 
NPR Rebroadcast 3-19-82 
30:00 

 
November 27, 1981 
In the Eye of the Beholder 
 
30:00 

 
December 4, 1981 
Cemetary Stop 
 
27:10 

 
December 11, 1981 
In the Name of the Father 
 
30:00 

 
December 18, 1981 
Baby Doll 
 
30:00 

 
January 1, 1982 
Reunion At the Victory Cafe 
Show of 12-25 pre-empted for special Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
January 8, 1982 
Gerald 
NPR Rebroadcast 4-23-82 
30:00 

 
January 15, 1982 
Mindrift 
 
30:00 

 
January 22, 1982 
Your Fortune in 20 Words of Less 
 
30:00 

 
10 
January 29, 1982 
Teddy 
NPR Rebroadcast 5-7-82 
30:00 

 
11 
February 5, 1982 
Child's Play 
NPR Rebroadcast 4-2-82 
30:00 

 
12 
February 12, 1982 
The Club of the Dead Men 
NPR Rebroadcast 5-21-82 
30:00 

 
13 
February 19, 1982 
The Thinking Room 
NPR Rebroadcast 5-14-82 
30:00 

 
14 
February 26, 1982 
The Porch Light 
 
30:00 

 
15 
March 5, 1982 
Volcano 
 
30:00 

 
16 
March 12, 1982 
The Monkey's Raincoat 
 
30:00 

 
17 
March 19, 1982 
From My Appointed Place Below 
NPR Rebroadcast 6-11-82 
30:00 

 
18 
March 26, 1982 
The Old Post Road 
NPR Rebroadcast 6-18-82 
30:00 

 
19 
April 2, 1982 
The Debt 
NPR Rebroadcast 6-4-82 
30:00 

 
20 
April 9, 1982 
Harris and the Mare 
NPR Rebroadcast 6-25-82 
30:00 

 
21 
April 16, 1982 
The Jogger 
 
30:00 

 
22 
April 23, 1982 
The Screaming Skull 
 
30:00 

 
23 
April 30, 1982 
Mr. Agostino 
 
30:00 

 
24 
May 7, 1982 
The Road Runs to the Sea 
 
29:00 

 
25 
May 14, 1982 
The Maid's Bell 
 
28:00 

 
26 
May 21, 1982 
A Glimpse of Eternity 
 
28:10 

 
27 
June 4, 1982 
Beyond the Law 
Show of 5-21 pre-empted 
29:50 

 
28 
June 11, 1982 
Turn of the Blood 
 
29:50 

 
29 
June 18, 1982 
Reverse Image 
 
29:50 

 
30 
June 25, 1982 
Tige O'kane and the Corpse 
 
30:00 

 
Nightfall
July 2, 1982 - September 24, 1982
13 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
July 2, 1982 
They Bite 
NPR Rebroadcast 2-26-82 
30:00 

 
July 9, 1982 
Wildcats 
NPR Rebroadcast 2-05-82 
30:00 

 
July 16, 1982 
Angel's Kiss 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-8-82 
30:00 

 
July 23, 1982 
The Book of Hell 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-15-82 
30:00 

 
July 30, 1982 
Mkara 
NPR Rebroadcast 1-22-82 
30:00 
August 6, 1982 
The Thinking Room 
NPR Rebroadcast 5-14-82 
30:00 

 
August 13, 1982 
Carmilla 
NPR Rebroadcast 3-19-82 
30:00 
August 20, 1982 
Gerald 
NPR Rebroadcast 4-23-82 
30:00 

 
August 27, 1982 
The Old Post Road 
NPR Rebroadcast 6-18-82 
30:00 
10 
September 3, 1982 
Last Visit 
NPR Rebroadcast 11-13-81 
30:00 
11 
September 10, 1982 
Where Do We Go From Here? 
NPR Rebroadcast 12-4-81 
30:00 
12 
September 17, 1982 
The Repossession 
NPR Rebroadcast 10-30-81 
30:00 
13 
September 24, 1982 
The Telltale Heart 
NPR Rebroadcast 3-5-82 
30:00 

 
Nightfall
October 1, 1982 - June 24, 1983
38 episodes known to exist
Host: Frederick Hand Series 3
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 1, 1982 
This One Will Kill You 
 
30:00 

 
October 8, 1982 
Footsteps 
 
29:50 

 
October 15, 1982 
Lifeline 
 
30:00 

 
October 22, 1982 
The Tie That Binds 
 
30:20 

 
October 29, 1982 
The Dentist 
 
29:00 

 
November 5, 1982 
Assassin Game 
 
27:50 

 
November 12, 1982 
Lazarus Rising 
 
27:50 

 
November 19, 1982 
Young Goodman Brown 
 
29:00 

 
November 26, 1982 
But, Oh! What Happened to to Hutchings 
 
29:50 

 
10 
December 3, 1982 
Daddy's Girl 
last 5 minutes missing 
29:50 

 
11 
December 10, 1982 
Cruel Husband 
 
30:00 

 
12 
December 17, 1982 
The Signalman 
 
29:50 

 
13 
December 31, 1982 
Watching 
Show of 12-24 pre-empted for Christmas Special 
29:50 

 
14 
January 7, 1983 
The Strange Odyssey of Lenis Freed 
 
30:00 

 
15 
January 14, 1983 
Weather Station Four 
 
30:00 

 
16 
January 21, 1983 
Brides of Olivera 
 
30:00 

 
17 
January 28, 1983 
The Contract 
 
30:00 

 
18 
February 4, 1983 
Beauty's Beast 
 
30:00 

 
19 
February 11, 1983 
Angel of Death 
 
30:00 

 
20 
February 18, 1983 
Semi-Detached 
 
30:00 

 
21 
February 25, 1983 
Glaze of Perfect Beauty 
 
30:00 

 
22 
March 4, 1983 
No Quarter 
 
30:00 

 
23 
March 11, 1983 
The Undertaker 
 
30:00 

 
24 
March 18, 1983 
Private Collection 
 
30:00 

 
25 
March 25, 1983 
The Hit 
 
30:00 

 
26 
April 1, 1983 
Walter's Dog 
 
30:00 

 
27 
April 8, 1983 
Safe in the Arms of Jesus 
 
30:00 

 
28 
April 15, 1983 
The Wedding 
 
30:00 

 
29 
April 22, 1983 
Hypnotized 
 
30:00 

 
30 
April 29, 1983 
After Sunset 
 
30:00 

 
31 
May 6, 1983 
Servants of Cerberys 
 
30:00 
32 
May 13, 1983 
Waters Under the Bridge 
 
30:00 

 
33 
May 20, 1983 
Fall of the Moondust Part 1 
 
30:00 

 
34 
May 27, 1983 
Fall of the Moondust Part 2 
 
30:00 

 
35 
June 3, 1983 
Fall of the Moondust Part 3 
 
30:00 

 
36 
June 10, 1983 
The Chrysalids Part 1 
 
30:00 

 
37 
June 17, 1983 
The Chrysalids Part 2 
 
30:00 

 
38 
June 24, 1983 
The Chrysalids Part 3 
 
30:00 

 
Nightfall
October 2, 1981 - June 25, 1982
39 episodes known to exist
** Stereo ** Hosts: Henry Ramer, Luther Kranst
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 2, 1981 
Love and the Lonely One 
 
27:20 

 
October 9, 1981 
The Body Snatchers 
 
29:00 

 
October 16, 1981 
The Willoughby Obsession 
 
29:00 

 
October 23, 1981 
No Admittance - No Exit 
 
26:00 

 
October 30, 1981 
The Repossession 
 
31:10 

 
November 6, 1981 
Wind Chill 
 
28:00 

 
November 13, 1981 
Last Visit 
 
28:30 

 
November 20, 1981 
Deadly Developments 
 
28:30 

 
November 27, 1981 
Where Does the News Come From? 
 
30:00 

 
10 
December 4, 1981 
Where Do We Go From Here? 
 
28:00 

 
11 
December 11, 1981 
Welcome to Homerville 
 
28:30 

 
12 
December 18, 1981 
Hands Off 
 
26:00 

 
13 
December 25, 1981 
Appetite of Mr. Lucraft 
 
34:20 

 
14 
January 1, 1982 
Guest of Honor 
 
28:00 

 
15 
January 8, 1982 
Angel's Kiss 
 
28:00 

 
16 
January 15, 1982 
The Book of Hell 
 
28:00 

 
17 
January 22, 1982 
Mkara 
 
30:00 

 
18 
January 29, 1982 
The Monkey's Paw 
 
28:00 

 
19 
February 5, 1982 
Wildcats 
 
28:30 

 
20 
February 12, 1982 
Ringing the Changes 
 
28:30 

 
21 
February 19, 1982 
A Shortwave Goodbye 
 
28:30 

 
22 
February 26, 1982 
They Bite 
 
28:30 

 
23 
March 5, 1982 
The Telltale Heart 
 
28:30 

 
24 
March 12, 1982 
All Nighter 
 
28:30 

 
25 
March 19, 1982 
Carmilla 
 
30:00 

 
26 
March 26, 1982 
Late Special 
 
28:00 

 
27 
April 2, 1982 
Child's Play 
 
28:00 

 
28 
April 9, 1982 
The Fatal Eggs 
 
28:00 

 
29 
April 16, 1982 
The Stone Ship 
 
26:00 

 
30 
April 23, 1982 
Gerald 
 
26:00 

 
31 
April 30, 1982 
Special Services 
 
22:00 

 
32 
May 7, 1982 
Teddy 
 
28:30 

 
33 
May 14, 1982 
The Thinking Room 
 
27:50 

 
34 
May 21, 1982 
Club of the Dead Men 
 
30:00 

 
35 
May 28, 1982 
In the Eye of the Beholder 
 
30:00 

 
36 
June 4, 1982 
The Debt 
 
30:00 

 
37 
June 11, 1982 
From My Appointed Place Below 
 
30:00 

 
38 
June 18, 1982 
The Old Post Road 
 
30:00 

 
39 
June 25, 1982 
Harris and the Mare 
 
30:00 

 
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