Captain Midnight

February 6, 1939 to September 27, 1949
105 episodes known to exist
Captain Midnight (later rebranded on television as Jet Jackson, Flying Commando) is a U.S. adventure franchise first broadcast as a radio serial from 1938 to 1949. Sponsored by the Skelly Oil Company, the radio program was the creation of radio scripters Wilfred G. Moore and Robert M. Burtt, who had previously scored a success for Skelly with their boy pilot adventure serial The Air Adventures of Jimmie Allen. 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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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
February 6, 1939 - February 24, 1939
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2
October 17, 1939 - March 27, 1940
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3
September 30, 1940 - January 10, 1949
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14
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4
September 27, 1949 - September 27, 1949
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Captain Midnight
February 6, 1939 - February 24, 1939
2 episodes known to exist
Roberts" Stars: Bill Bouchey
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
26 
February 6, 1939 
 
 
14:50 

 
40 
February 24, 1939 
 
 
14:50 

 
Captain Midnight
October 17, 1939 - March 27, 1940
88 episodes known to exist
Stars: Bill Bouchey
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
167 
October 17, 1939 
Juan Parada' Spirit 
 
14:50 

 
168 
October 18, 1939 
Surrounded 
 
14:50 

 
169 
October 19, 1939 
The Black Plane 
 
14:50 

 
170 
October 20, 1939 
The Opened Door 
 
14:50 
171 
October 23, 1939 
Screaming Terror 
 
14:50 

 
172 
October 24, 1939 
Hoot of an Owl 
 
14:50 

 
173 
October 25, 1939 
Zollinger Escapes 
 
14:50 

 
174 
October 26, 1939 
Zollinger Lies 
 
14:50 

 
175 
October 27, 1939 
The Hunting Lodge 
 
14:50 
176 
October 30, 1939 
The New Enemy 
 
14:50 

 
177 
October 31, 1939 
The Mysterious Drone 
 
14:50 

 
182 
November 7, 1939 
The Vanishing Field 
 
14:50 

 
183 
November 8, 1939 
Escape 
 
14:50 

 
184 
November 9, 1939 
Pablo's Surprise 
 
14:50 

 
185 
November 10, 1939 
The Parada Treasure 
 
14:50 

 
186 
November 13, 1939 
The Cave 
 
14:50 

 
187 
November 14, 1939 
Where Is Delores 
 
14:50 

 
188 
November 15, 1939 
Temple of the Aztecs 
 
14:50 

 
189 
November 16, 1939 
The Chart 
 
14:50 

 
190 
November 17, 1939 
Secret Passage 
 
14:50 

 
191 
November 20, 1939 
Where the Treasure Is 
 
14:50 

 
192 
November 21, 1939 
Zollinger Helps 
 
14:50 

 
193 
November 22, 1939 
Face to Face 
 
14:50 

 
194 
November 23, 1939 
Dire Peril 
Thanksgiving Program 
14:50 

 
195 
November 24, 1939 
Escape 
 
14:50 
196 
November 27, 1939 
Danger in the Air 
 
14:50 

 
197 
November 28, 1939 
The Crash 
 
14:50 

 
198 
November 29, 1939 
Exploits in the Temple 
 
14:50 

 
199 
November 30, 1939 
Thrilling Takeoff 
 
14:50 

 
200 
December 1, 1939 
Strange Things 
 
14:50 

 
201 
December 4, 1939 
Disaster 
 
14:50 

 
202 
December 5, 1939 
Taken by Surprise 
 
14:50 

 
203 
December 6, 1939 
Strange Plane 
 
14:50 

 
204 
December 7, 1939 
Pinky & Slim Missing 
 
14:50 

 
205 
December 8, 1939 
Cattle Drive 
 
14:50 
206 
December 11, 1939 
Forced Landing 
 
14:50 

 
207 
December 12, 1939 
Trapped 
 
14:50 

 
208 
December 13, 1939 
Gardo Is Blamed 
 
14:50 

 
209 
December 14, 1939 
Fiendish Plan 
 
14:50 

 
210 
December 15, 1939 
Chuck's Escape 
 
14:50 
211 
December 18, 1939 
Parachute Attack 
 
14:50 

 
212 
December 19, 1939 
The Aztec Temple 
 
14:50 

 
213 
December 20, 1939 
Footprints 
 
14:50 

 
214 
December 21, 1939 
The Doorway 
 
14:50 

 
215 
December 22, 1939 
The Room 
 
14:50 
216 
December 25, 1939 
The Trap 
 
14:50 

 
217 
December 26, 1939 
Water Torture 
 
14:50 

 
218 
December 27, 1939 
Is Escape Possible? 
 
14:50 

 
219 
December 28, 1939 
Ivan Shark 
 
14:50 

 
220 
December 29, 1939 
Battle of the Hacienda 
 
14:50 

 
221 
January 1, 1940 
Questioning Zollinger 
At this point the sreies changed from a five-day-a-week to a Mon-Wed-Fri format. 
14:50 

 
222 
January 3, 1940 
What's in the River? 
 
14:50 

 
223 
January 5, 1940 
The Parada Treasure 
 
14:50 

 
224 
January 8, 1940 
Ivan Shark Escapes 
 
14:50 

 
225 
January 10, 1940 
The Fiesta 
Last Chapter of the "Adventure Of The Perada Treasure" 
14:50 

 
226 
January 12, 1940 
Voice On the Radio 
First Chapter of the "Mysterious Voice Adventure" 
14:50 

 
227 
January 15, 1940 
The Voice Again 
 
14:50 

 
228 
January 17, 1940 
The Wreckage 
 
14:50 

 
229 
January 19, 1940 
Sick and Injured 
 
14:50 

 
230 
January 22, 1940 
Help For Connely 
 
14:50 

 
231 
January 24, 1940 
Smoke On the Ridge 
 
14:50 

 
232 
January 26, 1940 
Dynamite 
 
14:50 

 
233 
January 29, 1940 
The Tree 
 
14:50 

 
234 
January 31, 1940 
Flight to Ridgeville 
 
14:50 

 
235 
February 2, 1940 
Separation 
 
14:50 

 
236 
February 5, 1940 
What's Happened to Chuck 
 
14:50 

 
237 
February 7, 1940 
Chuck Has Disappeared 
 
14:50 

 
238 
February 9, 1940 
The Mystery 
 
14:50 

 
239 
February 12, 1940 
The Stranger 
 
14:50 

 
240 
February 14, 1940 
Under Arrest 
 
14:50 

 
241 
February 16, 1940 
Caught 
 
14:50 

 
242 
February 19, 1940 
Ingenious Scheme 
 
14:50 

 
243 
February 21, 1940 
The Search Begins 
 
14:50 

 
244 
February 23, 1940 
Clues 
 
14:50 

 
245 
February 26, 1940 
No Bodies 
 
14:50 

 
246 
February 28, 1940 
Battle of Wits 
 
14:50 

 
247 
March 1, 1940 
Secret Airfield 
 
14:50 

 
248 
March 4, 1940 
The Telegram 
 
14:50 

 
249 
March 6, 1940 
The Message 
 
14:50 

 
250 
March 8, 1940 
Midnight Message 
 
14:50 

 
251 
March 11, 1940 
Ingenious Method 
 
14:50 

 
252 
March 13, 1940 
Chuck's Message 
 
14:50 

 
253 
March 15, 1940 
Another Message 
 
14:50 

 
254 
March 18, 1940 
The Plan 
 
14:50 

 
255 
March 20, 1940 
Only 42 Hours Left 
 
14:50 

 
256 
March 22, 1940 
The Phony Midnight 
 
14:50 

 
257 
March 25, 1940 
The Flying Arrow 
 
14:50 

 
258 
March 27, 1940 
The Hideout 
 
14:50 

 
Captain Midnight
September 30, 1940 - January 10, 1949
14 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ed Prentiss, Boris Aplon
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
October 24, 1941 
Prisoners of Tiger Tong of Hong Kong 
 
14:50 

 
 
April 9, 1942 
The Silver Dagger Strikes 
 
14:50 

 
 
November 24, 1942 
Fighting with the Commandos 
 
14:50 

 
 
February 16, 1943 
Trapped by the Nazis 
 
14:50 

 
 
October 19, 1943 
Philippines Fight On 
 
14:50 

 
 
November 1, 1944 
Dangerous Flight 
 
14:50 

 
 
August 14, 1946 
Double Cross 
 
14:50 

 
 
February 11, 1947 
The Man with the Missing Finger 
 
14:50 

 
 
March 12, 1947 
The Slave Smugglers 
 
14:50 

 
 
April 7, 1947 
The Map of Mystery 
 
14:50 

 
 
January 8, 1949 
Cave Men Attack 
 
14:50 

 
 
January 10, 1949 
Return of Ivan Shark 
 
14:50 

 
September 30, 1940 
Origin 
 
14:50 

 
October 1, 1940 
The Masked Stranger 
 
14:50 

 
Captain Midnight
September 27, 1949 - September 27, 1949
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ed Prentiss, Boris Aplon
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 27, 1949 
The Flying Ruby 
 
29:52 

 
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