Tales of the Texas Rangers

April 13, 1950 to September 14, 1952
96 episodes known to exist
Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8, 1950, on the US NBC radio network and remained on the air through September 14, 1952. Movie star Joel McCrea starred as Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, who used the latest scientific techniques to identify the criminals and his faithful horse, Charcoal (or "Charky," as Jayce would sometimes refer to him), to track them down. The shows were reenactments of actual Texas Ranger cases. More on Wikipedia
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Runs
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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April 13, 1950 - September 14, 1952
Tales of the Texas Rangers
96
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Tales of the Texas Rangers
April 13, 1950 - September 14, 1952
96 episodes known to exist
Stars: Joel McCrea as Ranger Jase Pearson
Announcer: Hal Gibney SCRIPTS
Producer/director: Stacy Keach
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Air Date
Title
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AUD 
April 13, 1950 
Just a Number 
 
27:40 

 
July 8, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:40 
July 15, 1950 
The White Elephant 
 
29:40 

 
July 22, 1950 
Apache Peak 
 
29:40 

 
July 29, 1950 
The Trigger Man 
 
29:40 

 
August 5, 1950 
Quick Silver 
 
29:30 

 
August 12, 1950 
The Broken Spur 
 
29:10 

 
August 19, 1950 
Fool's Gold 
 
29:40 

 
August 26, 1950 
The Open Range 
 
29:40 

 
September 2, 1950 
Play For Keeps 
 
29:50 

 
10 
September 9, 1950 
Dead Or Alive 
 
29:30 

 
11 
September 16, 1950 
Candy Man 
 
29:40 

 
12 
September 23, 1950 
Open and Shut 
This is the broadcast of 11-11-51 of the same title. 
29:20 

 
13 
September 30, 1950 
Clean Up 
 
29:40 

 
14 
October 8, 1950 
Living Death 
Show moves to Sundays at this point 
29:40 

 
15 
October 15, 1950 
Dead Give-Away 
 
29:40 

 
16 
October 22, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
17 
October 29, 1950 
Soft Touch 
 
29:50 

 
18 
November 5, 1950 
The White Suit 
 
30:00 

 
19 
November 12, 1950 
Blood Relative 
 
30:00 

 
20 
November 26, 1950 
Hanging by a Thread 
show of 11-19 Pre-Empted for Hedda Hopper Program 
30:00 

 
21 
December 3, 1950 
Room 114 
 
30:00 

 
22 
December 10, 1950 
The Lucky Dollar 
 
30:00 

 
23 
December 17, 1950 
The Cactus Pear 
 
30:00 

 
24 
December 24, 1950 
Christmas Present 
Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
25 
December 31, 1950 
The Devil's Share 
 
30:00 

 
26 
January 7, 1951 
Deadhead Freight 
 
30:00 

 
27 
January 14, 1951 
Death in the Cards 
 
30:00 

 
28 
January 21, 1951 
Blood Harvest 
 
30:00 

 
29 
January 28, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
30 
February 4, 1951 
Logger's Larceny 
 
30:00 

 
31 
February 11, 1951 
The Hatchet 
 
30:00 

 
32 
February 18, 1951 
Sweet Revenge 
 
30:00 

 
33 
February 25, 1951 
The Trap 
 
30:00 

 
34 
March 11, 1951 
Blind Justice 
Show of 3/4 Pre-empted for "Theatre Guild's" HAMLET 
30:00 

 
35 
March 18, 1951 
Death by Adoption 
 
30:00 

 
36 
March 25, 1951 
Breakdown 
 
30:00 

 
37 
April 1, 1951 
Pressure 
 
30:00 

 
38 
April 8, 1951 
Bad Blood 
 
30:00 

 
39 
April 15, 1951 
Conspiracy 
 
30:00 

 
40 
April 22, 1951 
Canned Death 
 
30:00 

 
41 
April 29, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
42 
May 6, 1951 
No Living Witnesses 
 
30:00 

 
43 
May 13, 1951 
Paid in Full 
 
30:00 

 
44 
May 20, 1951 
Squaredance 
 
30:00 

 
45 
May 27, 1951 
Joy Ride 
 
30:00 

 
46 
September 30, 1951 
Death Shaft 
 
30:00 

 
47 
October 7, 1951 
The Wheelchair Killer 
 
30:00 

 
48 
October 14, 1951 
Play For Keeps 
 
30:00 

 
49 
October 21, 1951 
Fugitive Trail 
 
30:00 

 
50 
October 28, 1951 
The White Elephant 
 
30:00 

 
51 
November 4, 1951 
Helping Hand 
 
30:00 

 
52 
November 11, 1951 
Open and Shut 
 
30:00 

 
53 
November 18, 1951 
Wild Crop 
 
30:00 

 
54 
November 25, 1951 
The Blow Off 
 
30:00 

 
55 
December 2, 1951 
The Dead Give-Away 
 
30:00 

 
56 
December 9, 1951 
Death Plant 
 
30:00 

 
57 
December 16, 1951 
Pick-Up 
 
30:00 

 
58 
December 23, 1951 
Christmas Payoff 
Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
59 
December 30, 1951 
Killer's Crop 
 
30:00 

 
60 
January 6, 1952 
Birds of a Feather 
 
30:00 

 
61 
January 13, 1952 
Clip Job 
 
30:00 

 
62 
January 20, 1952 
Blood Trail 
 
30:00 

 
63 
January 27, 1952 
Night Chase 
 
30:00 

 
64 
February 3, 1952 
The Rub Out 
 
30:00 

 
65 
February 10, 1952 
Hitchhiker 
 
30:00 

 
66 
February 17, 1952 
Cold Blood 
 
27:20 

 
67 
February 24, 1952 
Bright Boy 
 
30:00 

 
68 
March 2, 1952 
The Ice Man 
 
30:00 

 
69 
March 9, 1952 
Dream Farm 
 
30:00 

 
70 
March 16, 1952 
Prelude to Felony 
 
30:00 

 
71 
March 30, 1952 
Nighthawk 
Program of 3-23 Preempted 
30:00 

 
72 
April 6, 1952 
Troop Train 
 
30:00 

 
73 
April 13, 1952 
Uncertain Death 
 
30:00 

 
74 
April 20, 1952 
Illusion 
 
30:00 

 
75 
April 27, 1952 
Address Unknown 
 
30:00 

 
76 
May 4, 1952 
Little Sister 
 
30:00 

 
77 
May 11, 1952 
Unleashed Fury 
 
30:00 

 
78 
May 18, 1952 
Smart Kill 
 
30:00 

 
79 
May 25, 1952 
Jailbird 
 
30:00 

 
80 
June 1, 1952 
Sell-Out 
 
30:00 

 
81 
June 8, 1952 
Illegal Entry 
 
30:00 

 
82 
June 15, 1952 
Travesty 
 
30:00 

 
83 
June 22, 1952 
Knockout 
 
30:00 

 
84 
June 29, 1952 
Ex-Con 
 
30:00 

 
85 
July 6, 1952 
The Boomerang 
 
30:00 

 
86 
July 13, 1952 
Finger Man 
 
30:00 

 
87 
July 20, 1952 
Round Trip 
 
30:00 

 
88 
July 27, 1952 
Stick-Up 
 
30:00 

 
89 
August 3, 1952 
Double Edge 
 
30:00 

 
90 
August 10, 1952 
Last Stop 
 
30:00 

 
91 
August 17, 1952 
Cover-Up 
 
30:00 

 
92 
August 24, 1952 
Three Victims 
 
30:00 

 
93 
August 31, 1952 
Misplaced Person 
 
30:00 

 
94 
September 7, 1952 
Alibi 
 
30:00 

 
95 
September 14, 1952 
Drive-In 
 
30:00 

 
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