Candy Matson, Yukon 28209

April 4, 1949 to September 21, 1952
93 episodes known to exist
Candy Matson, Yukon 28209 was a radio show which ran from April 4, 1949 to September 21, 1952. It starred Natalie Masters, Henry Leff, Jack Thomas, and Natalie Masters.
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April 4, 1949 - May 21, 1951
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September 21, 1952 - September 21, 1952
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Candy Matson, Yukon 28209
April 4, 1949 - May 21, 1951
92 episodes known to exist
Stars: Natalie Masters, Henry Leff, Jack Thomas
Producer/director: Monty Masters
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AUD 
April 4, 1949 
The Donna Dunham Case 
Candy is nearly the victim of jealous lover-murderer. Audition Show uses "EXBROOK 29994" instead of "YUKON 28209" 
26:30 

 
June 30, 1949 
Donna Dunham Case 
Candy is nearly the victim of jealous lover-murderer. (same script as audition) 
29:30 

 
July 7, 1949 
The Cable Car Case 
Candy, with Watson's help, solves murder by sharp shooter 
29:30 

 
July 14, 1949 
Adrianne Larue Case 
Candy's client is a fashion designer 
29:30 

 
July 21, 1949 
Olive Frentrupp Case 
This mystery involves Bay City art dealers 
29:30 

 
July 28, 1949 
On Top of Mount Shasta 
A mountain murder mystery for Candy and Mallard 
29:30 

 
August 4, 1949 
Half Moon Bay Merry-Go-Round 
Watson tries to avoid Demon Rum and dry out 
29:30 

 
August 18, 1949 
Berkeley Switch Board 
Candy and Mallard find danger at scientist's cocktail party 
29:30 

 
August 22, 1949 
Rusty Dale Case 
Candy and Rembrandt discover trouble at a prize fight 
29:30 

 
September 5, 1949 
The Cooper Case 
A deaf mute talks to Candy 
29:30 

 
10 
September 12, 1949 
Long Drive to Carmel 
Candy and Rembrandt hope for pleasant day of gold at Carmel 
29:30 

 
11 
September 19, 1949 
Luther Bradley Case 
A man's wife does not return from her trip 
29:30 

 
12 
September 23, 1949 
Ralph Osborne Case 
Candy investigates a shipboard murder 
29:30 

 
13 
September 26, 1949 
The Body On the Trail 
Candy is warned to forget a body she found while hiking. 
29:30 

 
14 
October 3, 1949 
The Fort Ord Story 
Candy is the Queen of NCO Ball, but double murder occurs 
29:20 

 
15 
October 10, 1949 
The Devil in the Deep Freeze 
Murder leads Candy from restaurant to the opera 
29:30 

 
17 
October 17, 1949 
Photo Shoot Murders 
Rembrandt's photo shoot has a murder for Candy to solve 
29:30 

 
18 
October 24, 1949 
Nelda Mchaven Case 
Rich client hires Candy to solve a crime 
29:30 

 
19 
October 31, 1949 
Alex Warburton Case 
An old friend of Watson's is Candy's client 
29:30 

 
20 
November 7, 1949 
The Devil in the Deep Freeze 
Candy and Mallard find murder at police conference 
29:30 

 
21 
November 14, 1949 
Ben Murdock Case 
Night club owner hires Candy when his partner makes trouble 
29:30 

 
22 
November 21, 1949 
The Roof Fire 
Trouble begins when Watson has visitors from Philadelphia 
29:30 

 
23 
November 28, 1949 
Allison Gray Case 
aka: "The Fortune Teller" A medium and murder.? 
29:30 

 
24 
December 5, 1949 
Flashback to '39 
Origin story of how Candy first met Mallard and Watson 
29:30 

 
25 
December 12, 1949 
Missing Jewels Case 
A famous actress needs Candy's help to find gems 
29:30 

 
26 
December 19, 1949 
Jack Frost 
Santa's helper has disappeared, resulting in a Christmas murder CHRISTMAS PROGRAM 
29:20 

 
27 
December 26, 1949 
Valley of the Moon 
 
29:30 

 
28 
January 2, 1950 
Nc9-8012 
Candy investigates small plane crash at local airport 
29:20 

 
29 
January 9, 1950 
Pat Ennis Case 
Disc jockey's troubles require Candy's help 
29:30 

 
30 
January 16, 1950 
Harvey Forester Case 
Wealthy client wants Candy to investigate his niece 
29:30 

 
31 
January 23, 1950 
Nel Berquist Case 
A friend of Watson's thinks she will be murdered 
29:30 

 
32 
January 30, 1950 
Ernst Mittnacht Case 
Candy gets a frantic call from a man about his wife 
29:30 

 
33 
February 6, 1950 
Flora Kirkland Case 
Candy's client is a famous actress 
29:30 

 
34 
February 13, 1950 
Eric Spaulding Concert 
Candy's mystery case involves symphony music 
29:30 

 
35 
February 27, 1950 
Pictures At an Exhibition 
Candy goes to Watson's photo exhibit 
29:30 

 
36 
March 3, 1950 
Kilkenny Playland 
Homeowners hire Candy to find missing water supply 
29:30 

 
37 
March 6, 1950 
Wheels For Watson 
Rembrandt buys a car from pal, Diogenes Murphy 
29:30 

 
38 
March 13, 1950 
High Sea Smugglers 
Candy's doctor recommends a sea vacation for her exhaustion 
29:30 

 
39 
March 20, 1950 
Mona Bryant Case 
Candy meets a ship at Pier 50 to help a friend 
29:30 

 
40 
March 27, 1950 
Tony Rafiello Case 
Mallard gets Watson to ask Candy to help him 
29:30 

 
41 
April 10, 1950 
Sharp Point Mystery 
Candy and Watson save woman in the ocean 
29:30 

 
42 
April 17, 1950 
Killer On Flight 14 
Candy and Mallard wait at airport for a murderer 
29:30 

 
43 
April 24, 1950 
Weekend Cruise 
Candy and Watson are invited on a weekend cruise 
29:30 

 
44 
May 1, 1950 
Grass Valley Case 
An old fellow, who's wounded, gets a ride from Candy 
29:30 

 
45 
May 8, 1950 
Circus Cherry Pie 
A famous old clown asks Candy for assistance 
29:30 

 
46 
May 15, 1950 
Telegram From a Friend (part 1) 
Candy seems to be killed in plane crash 
29:30 

 
47 
May 22, 1950 
Telegram From a Friend (part 2) 
Candy's chum, Laura, wants her to fly to Seattle 
29:30 

 
48 
May 29, 1950 
Introductions Anonymous 
Watson gives Candy a new case involving a social group 
29:30 

 
49 
June 5, 1950 
A Black Cat 
Dying man gives Candy an envelope to deliver for him 
29:30 

 
50 
June 12, 1950 
Curtis Colfax Case 
Politician hires Candy to investigate threats against him 
29:30 

 
51 
June 19, 1950 
Symphony of Death 
Famous composer is going to die and his relative calls Candy ANNOUNCEMENT: "Candy Matson is San Francisco's most popular program". Final Show of the First season 
29:30 

 
52 
July 3, 1950 
Olive Becker Case 
House is blown up to revenge a woman convicted on Candy's testimony 
29:30 

 
53 
July 10, 1950 
Fugitive On Television 
Candy sees a wanted man while she is shopping 
29:30 

 
54 
July 24, 1950 
Candy Behind Bars 
Candy goes undercover in prison to find source of narcotics 
29:30 

 
55 
July 31, 1950 
The Fatal Fall 
When a woman falls to her death from horse, is it accident or murder? 
29:30 

 
56 
August 7, 1950 
Lo Jung Case 
Asian restaurant owner found dead by Candy and Watson 
29:30 

 
57 
August 14, 1950 
Society Matron Murder 
Candy is shot at while investigating murder of society matron 
29:30 

 
58 
August 21, 1950 
Murder At the Network 
Candy investigates a murder for NBC 
29:30 

 
59 
August 28, 1950 
The Burning House 
House catches on fire and Candy is prevented from helping 
29:30 

 
60 
September 4, 1950 
Death in Sacramento 
While in Sacramento, Candy and Mallard find corpse in river 
29:30 

 
61 
September 11, 1950 
The Movie Company 
Murder occurs on set of film being shot in Candy's neighborhood First Show of the Second Season Show moves to Mondays 
29:30 

 
62 
September 18, 1950 
The Big Frame 
Art dealer in Carmel need Candy's assistance 
29:30 

 
63 
October 23, 1950 
The Egyptian Armulet 
Candy takes a risk to help Mallard solve a local murder 
29:40 

 
64 
October 30, 1950 
Death in the Ring 
A wrestler's death brings Candy in to solve the case 
29:30 

 
65 
November 6, 1950 
Mystery On the Fairway 
Watson caddies for Candy, but danger finds them 
29:30 

 
66 
November 13, 1950 
Stadium Murder 
Candy and new boy friend, HI Waters, discover corpse at football game. Supporting cast: Edward Perry, Jack Cahlll, Lu Tobin 
29:30 

 
67 
November 20, 1950 
Candy's Birthday Surprise 
Mallard creates a mock kidnapping and murder for Candy to solve on her birthday. (Natalie's actual birthday was Nov 23rd) Supporting cast: Lu Tobln, Mary Mllford, Jack Cahlll 
29:30 

 
68 
November 27, 1950 
Norvello the Great 
Magician seeks Candy's help when his life Is threatened. Supporting cast: Lu Tobln, Hal Burdlck, Helen Kleeb 
29:30 

 
69 
December 4, 1950 
Paul Drake's Curtain Call 
Movie actor poisoned and Candy solves his murder. Plot Includes another date with Hi Waters. Supporting cast: Jack Carrington, Jane Bennett, Lu Tobln 
29:30 

 
70 
December 11, 1950 
Death in the Alley 
Pin setter In bowling alley Is homicide victim. Supporting cast: Jack Cahill, Mary Milford, Lu Tobln 
29:30 

 
71 
December 18, 1950 
San Juan Batista 
Candy and Mallard solve deadly mystery at old mission. Supporting cat: Hal Burdick, Lu Tobln, Jane Bennett Connells Christmas Program 
29:20 

 
72 
December 25, 1950 
What in the Dlckens? 
Mysterious groans and rattling chains scare old man In his residence. Supporting cast: Lu Tobln , Helen Kleeb 
29:30 

 
73 
January 1, 1951 
Palm Springs Vacation 
Candy ordered to take vacation by her physician but ends up with killer in the open sea. Supporting cast: Harry Bechtel, Mary Milford, Jack Carrington, Lu Tobln 
29:30 

 
74 
January 8, 1951 
Homicide On Ice 
Candy and HI Waters go Ice-skating but murder follows. Supporting cast: Edward Perry, Harry Bechtel, Jack Cahlll 
29:30 

 
75 
January 15, 1951 
Crime On the Waterfront 
Candy requested to solve yacht burglaries but soon finds corpse. Supporting cast: Jerry Walter, Jack Carrington, Harry Bechtel 
29:30 

 
76 
January 22, 1951 
Moon of Madness 
Mallard Is jealous when Candy goes to dinner with HI Waters. She tells HI of her first case (in flash back) where she solved a murder on a movie set. Supporting cast: Edward Perry, Jack Carrington, Jerry Walter, Mary Milford 
29:30 

 
77 
January 29, 1951 
Sea Cliff Mystery 
Candy called to solve series of burglaries at mansion of eccentric, old lady. Supporting cast: Helen Kteeb, Jerry Walter, Mary Milford 
29:30 

 
78 
February 5, 1951 
Death At the Drive-In 
Mallard and Candy see a western at the drive-in movies and discover corpse in the car next to them. Supporting cast: Jane Bennett, Lu Tobln 2-12-51 "Rusty Dale" This is a repeat of the 8-22-48 episode involving a prize fight between Dale and Castelone, but no cast list appears at end. 
29:30 

 
79 
February 18, 1951 
Death Drives Dangerously 
Rembrandt and Candy go to auto track for photo shoot and witness crash and death of driver. Supporting cast: Harry Bechtel, Lu Tobln, Jack Cahlll, Fred Gadette 
29:30 

 
80 
February 26, 1951 
Case of the Missing Brother 
Devious businessman asks Candy to locate his brother. Supporting cast: Patty Pritchard, Lu Tobin, Hal Burdlck 
29:30 

 
81 
March 5, 1951 
Mystery At the Morgue 
Female corpse Identified as Candy based on contents of purse. At end of episode, funeral director tails Candy that Natalie Masters plays her on radio. Supporting cast: Stafford A. Repp, Lu Tobln, Jerry Zinnoman 
29:30 

 
82 
March 12, 1951 
Money in the Mattress 
Husband steals $ 50 K from his wife's mattress. Mallard agrees to marry Candy....on her 83rd birthday. Supporting cast: Lu Tobln, Helen Kleeb, Mary Milford 
29:30 

 
83 
March 19, 1951 
Ghost of Grogan's Gulch 
Mysterious killing In Sierra ghost town require a solution by Candy. Supporting cast: Lu Tobin, Stafford A. Repp, Clancy Hayes. 
29:30 

 
84 
March 26, 1951 
Murder At 10,000 Feet 
Candy flies back home from Reno, but is asked to solve the murder mystery of a passenger on her flight. Supporting cast: Harry Bechtel, Mary Milford, Lu Tobln 
29:30 

 
85 
April 2, 1951 
The Stinson Beach Mystery 
Machine that can harness power of ocean waves is key to three murders. Supporting cast: Lu Tobin, Helen Kleeb, Harry Bechtel 
29:30 

 
86 
April 9, 1951 
Jolly Jailbirds 
Candy and Rembrandt thrown in paddy wagon with two singing drunks. Later Candy solves mystery of homicides of gambling winners. Supporting cast: Lu Tobin, Jane Bennett Connell, Jack Cahill, Harry Bechtel 
29:30 

 
87 
April 16, 1951 
Roller Coaster Mystery 
Woman, under post hypnotic suggestion, falls from roller coaster to her death. Supporting cast: Lu Tobln, Paul Speegle, Harry Bechtel 
29:30 

 
88 
April 23, 1951 
Novel Approach to Burglary 
Female mystery novelist asks Candy to prevent her jewelry from being stolen. Supporting cast: Mary Milford, Ogdon Miles, Lu Tobln 
29:30 

 
89 
April 30, 1951 
Murder On the Mound 
Mysterious death of pitcher in ball game requires Candy's solution. Supporting cast: Lu Tobln, Barbara Humphreys 
29:30 

 
90 
May 7, 1951 
Voltaire Is Where? 
Old lady hires Candy to find her missing spaniel, Voltaire. Supporting cast: Harry Bechtel, Dale Wrights, Helen Kleeb. 
29:30 

 
91 
May 14, 1951 
The Gang's All Here 
Mallard convinces Candy to go undercover as a boy thief to penetrate a gang of burglars and pickpockets. Supporting cast: Jerry Walter, Dale Wrights, Harry Bechtel. 
29:30 

 
92 
May 21, 1951 
Candy's Last Case 
aka: "Cape Hatteras Diamond" Double murder and missing diamond lead ndirectly to Mallard proposing marriage to Candy who promptly accepts. Supporting cast: Jerry Walter.John Grover, Helen Kleeb. FINAL SHOW OF THE SERIES 
29:50 

 
Candy Matson, Yukon 38309
September 21, 1952 - September 21, 1952
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Natalie Masters
Producer/director: Monty Masters
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September 21, 1952 
The Fortune Teller 
This is an audition for a series revival that never happend. For some reason the Phone Number was changed to YUKON 38309. This is the third time it was changed--I think someone must have had a phone number fetish. Also the theme music changed (not for the better). Helen Clive, Curt Martell, Earl Lee, Tony Barrett. Tudor Owen, Whitfield Conner. 
28:50 

 
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