Meet Corliss Archer

November 26, 1942 to December 25, 1953
29 episodes known to exist
Meet Corliss Archer, a program from radio's Golden Age, ran from January 7, 1943 to September 30, 1956. Although it was CBS's answer to NBC's popular A Date with Judy, it was also broadcast by NBC in 1948 as a summer replacement for The Bob Hope Show. From October 3, 1952 to June 26, 1953, it aired on ABC, finally returning to CBS. Despite the program's long run, less than 24 episodes are known to exist. More on Wikipedia
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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
November 26, 1942 - November 26, 1942
Meet Corliss Archer
17
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2
April 28, 1946 - August 11, 1946
Meet Corliss Archer
4
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3
April 6, 1947 - April 6, 1947
Meet Corliss Archer
1
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4
October 30, 1949 - December 25, 1953
Meet Corliss Archer
7
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Meet Corliss Archer
November 26, 1942 - November 26, 1942
17 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
AUD 
November 26, 1942 
Corliss to Christen a Destroyer 
 
30:00 

 
 
n/a 
A Boy Named Raymond 
SERVING LEGAL PAPERS 
25:00 

 
 
n/a 
Corliss Breaks Up with Dexter 
 
25:00 

 
 
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Corliss' Novel 
 
25:00 

 
 
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Corliss' Short Story 
 
25:00 

 
 
n/a 
Dexter Takes a Message 
 
25:00 

 
 
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Dexter's Job 
 
25:00 

 
 
n/a 
Dexter's Life Insurance Policy On Himself 
 
25:00 

 
 
n/a 
Dexter, the Caveman 
 
25:00 

 
 
n/a 
Dexters Inheritance 
 
25:00 

 
 
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Flower Garden 
 
25:00 

 
 
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Plagerism 
 
25:00 

 
 
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Romeo and Juliet 
 
25:00 

 
 
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Speeding Ticket 
 
25:00 

 
 
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Trouble with Fortune Tellers 
 
24:30 

 
 
n/a 
Visiting New York 
 
25:00 

 
 
n/a 
Water Shut Off 
 
25:00 

 
Meet Corliss Archer
April 28, 1946 - August 11, 1946
4 episodes known to exist
Stars: Janet Waldo, Sam Edwards, Fred Archer, Irene Tedrow,
Writers: Carroll Carroll, F. Hugh Herbert, Jerry Adelman
Creator: F. Hugh Hurbert DIRECTOR
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
April 28, 1946 
Intimate Candid Camera Contest 
First Program for Campbell Soups 
29:20 

 
June 23, 1946 
A Rival Boyfriend 
 
30:00 

 
10 
June 30, 1946 
The Fortune Teller 
 
30:00 

 
18 
August 11, 1946 
Ideal Babysitters 
 
30:00 

 
Meet Corliss Archer
April 6, 1947 - April 6, 1947
1 episodes known to exist
Stars: Janet Waldo, Sam Edwards, Fred Archer, Irene Tedrow,
Writers: Carroll Carroll, F. Hugh Herbert, Jerry Adelman
Creator: F. Hugh Hurbert DIRECTOR
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
April 6, 1947 
Sweetheart of the Year Contest 
 
29:36 

 
Meet Corliss Archer
October 30, 1949 - December 25, 1953
7 episodes known to exist
Stars: Janet Waldo, Sam Edwards, Fred Archer, Irene Tedrow,
Writers: Carroll Carroll, F. Hugh Herbert, Jerry Adelman
Creator: F. Hugh Hurbert DIRECTOR
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
March 6, 1953 
Dad Overworked 
 
25:00 

 
 
June 12, 1953 
Giggles 
 
25:00 

 
 
December 25, 1953 
Santa Calls 
Christmas Program 
25:00 

 
10 
October 30, 1949 
Dexter's Tuxedo Problems 
 
30:00 

 
21 
December 18, 1949 
Corliss' Dream Man 
 
30:00 

 
105 
November 25, 1951 
Free Advice 
 
25:00 

 
160 
December 24, 1952 
Christmas Spirit Lost 
Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
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