Nightwatch

January 7, 1954 to November 30, 1979
55 episodes known to exist
Nightwatch was a detective/crime radio show which ran from January 7, 1954 to November 30, 1979.
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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
January 7, 1954 - April 21, 1955
Nightwatch
52
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2
March 31, 1955 - November 30, 1979
Nightwatch
3
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Nightwatch
January 7, 1954 - April 21, 1955
52 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
AUD 
January 7, 1954 
 
 
25:30 

 
April 5, 1954 
Nude Prowler 
MONDAY NIGHTS 10:05-10:30pm 
25:00 

 
April 12, 1954 
311 Southgate 
 
25:00 

 
May 3, 1954 
Glass Breaker 
NO SHOWS WERE AIRED 4/19 & 4/26 
25:00 

 
May 10, 1954 
Peanut Butter Part 1 
Traffic Accident, Newspaper Thief 
25:00 

 
May 17, 1954 
Peanut Butter Part 2 
Sidewinder, Shoplifter 
25:00 

 
May 24, 1954 
Santa Baby 
Lover, Abandoned Child, Suicide 
25:00 

 
June 4, 1954 
Kid Explosives 
SHOW MOVES TO FRIDAYS 9:30-10:00pm FORMAT CHANGE: FROM 25 MINUTES TO 30 MINUTES 
30:00 

 
June 11, 1954 
Paper Hanger 
Bad Check, Slashed with a Razor 
30:00 

 
June 18, 1954 
Kenny Narco and Headplate 
 
30:00 

 
10 
June 25, 1954 
Big Search 
Musical Psycho 
30:00 

 
11 
July 2, 1954 
Slugger 
Baby 211 
30:00 

 
12 
July 10, 1954 
Hammer 211 
Junk Tree SHOW MOVES TO SATURDAYS 8:30-9:00pm 
30:00 

 
13 
July 17, 1954 
Car Wings and Floor Sleepers 
 
30:00 

 
14 
July 24, 1954 
Old Bat and Crowbar 
 
30:00 

 
15 
July 31, 1954 
Boy Go Home 
Flower Pot, Glow Worm 
30:00 

 
16 
August 7, 1954 
Three Time Loser and Shotgun Boy 
 
30:00 

 
17 
August 14, 1954 
Old Fashioned Suicide 
Talk Jack and Santa Baby (repeat) 
30:00 

 
18 
August 21, 1954 
Shock 
 
30:00 

 
19 
August 28, 1954 
Weeper 
Silly Sal and Hot Pants 
30:00 

 
20 
September 4, 1954 
Fence 447 and Western Union Raid 
 
30:00 

 
21 
September 11, 1954 
Inhalator and Jawbreaker 
 
30:00 

 
22 
September 18, 1954 
Strippers and Pix Stash 
 
30:00 

 
23 
September 25, 1954 
Motel Sheets and Lock Out 
 
30:00 

 
24 
October 7, 1954 
Pick Up and Whose Crazy? 
SHOW MOVES TO THURSDAYS - SAME TIME SLOT 
30:00 

 
25 
October 14, 1954 
Triangle and Peacemaker 
 
30:00 

 
26 
October 21, 1954 
Orange Balls and Bridge Jumper 
 
30:00 

 
27 
October 28, 1954 
Mississippi, Psyco 288 and Kingston 
 
30:00 

 
28 
November 4, 1954 
Grandma, Shoe Shine and Wifebeater 
 
30:00 

 
29 
November 11, 1954 
Kidnap 
 
30:00 

 
30 
November 18, 1954 
Child Desertion, Gabby and Kicker 
 
30:00 

 
31 
November 25, 1954 
Bleeder Safe 
 
30:00 

 
32 
December 2, 1954 
Rolling Pin and Luger 
 
30:00 

 
33 
December 9, 1954 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
 

 
34 
December 16, 1954 
Scum, Beastwork and Phone Burgler 
 
30:00 

 
35 
December 23, 1954 
Goldie 211 
 
30:00 

 
36 
December 30, 1954 
Beer Can 
 
30:00 

 
37 
January 6, 1955 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
 

 
38 
January 13, 1955 
Aunt Suicide 
 
28:30 

 
39 
January 20, 1955 
Smash, Turkey and Larry 
 
28:30 

 
40 
January 27, 1955 
Polio and Fog 
 
28:30 

 
41 
February 3, 1955 
C.A.R.E and Jug 
 
28:30 

 
42 
February 10, 1955 
Ma & Pa Heinz and Chase 
 
28:30 

 
43 
February 17, 1955 
Bra 
 
28:30 

 
44 
February 24, 1955 
Knife, Bread, Body and Get-Away 
 
28:30 

 
46 
March 10, 1955 
Bubble Gum and Baby 
 
28:30 

 
47 
March 17, 1955 
Crazy and Buy 
 
28:30 

 
48 
March 24, 1955 
Whiskers and Black Eye 
 
28:30 

 
49 
March 31, 1955 
G.D. Lady and Mr. Peepers 
 
28:30 

 
50 
April 7, 1955 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
 

 
51 
April 14, 1955 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
 

 
52 
April 21, 1955 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
 

 
Nightwatch
March 31, 1955 - November 30, 1979
3 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
n/a 
Bike Swipe 
Material recorded for Broadcast but never used. 
23:00 

 
 
March 31, 1955 
Uncensored Excerpts Form Show of 3/31/55 
"Gawd-Damn Lady" from Sgt. Perkins Private Tapes. 
5:00 

 
 
November 30, 1979 
A Look Back 
Interview about the "Nightwatch" Series. Includes excerpts with Frank Language and those not used in the regular series. 
2:00:00 

 
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