The Fat Man

January 21, 1946 to August 11, 1955
341 episodes known to exist
The Fat Man was a detective/crime radio show which ran from January 21, 1946 to August 11, 1955.
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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
January 21, 1946 - January 6, 1947
The Fat Man
51
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2
January 10, 1947 - February 7, 1947
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5
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3
February 14, 1947 - August 4, 1950
Fat Man
182
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4
October 6, 1950 - December 29, 1950
Fat Man
13
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5
January 10, 1951 - September 26, 1951
Fat Man
38
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6
August 19, 1954 - August 11, 1955
The Fat Man
52
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The Fat Man
January 21, 1946 - January 6, 1947
51 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
January 21, 1946 
The Nineteenth Pearl 
Nxt: Unfamilliar face 
30:15 

 
January 28, 1946 
Unfamilliar Face 
 
30:00 

 
February 4, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
February 11, 1946 
Twice Told Secret 
 
30:29 

 
February 18, 1946 
A Shot in the Dark 
 
30:00 

 
February 25, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
March 4, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
March 11, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
March 18, 1946 
The Silent Partner 
 
30:00 

 
10 
March 25, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
11 
April 1, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
12 
April 8, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
13 
April 15, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
14 
April 22, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
15 
April 29, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
16 
May 6, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
17 
May 13, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
18 
May 20, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
19 
May 27, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
20 
June 3, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
21 
June 10, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
22 
June 17, 1946 
Tell-Tale Eyes 
 
30:00 

 
23 
June 24, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
24 
July 1, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
25 
July 8, 1946 
The Black Angel 
Nxt: Skull's Ballroom 
29:54 

 
26 
July 15, 1946 
The Skull Ballroom 
 
30:00 

 
27 
July 22, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
28 
July 29, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
29 
August 5, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
30 
August 12, 1946 
The White Tulip Case 
 
30:00 

 
31 
August 19, 1946 
Black Market in Tires 
 
30:00 

 
32 
August 26, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
33 
September 2, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
34 
September 9, 1946 
The Crooked Horse 
Nxt: Dancing Tombstone. 
29:59 

 
35 
September 16, 1946 
The Dancing Tombstone 
 
30:00 

 
36 
September 23, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
37 
September 30, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
38 
October 7, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
39 
October 14, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
40 
October 21, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
41 
October 28, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
42 
November 4, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
43 
November 11, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
44 
November 18, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
45 
November 25, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
46 
December 2, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
47 
December 9, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
48 
December 16, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
49 
December 23, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
50 
December 30, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
51 
January 6, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
Fat Man
January 10, 1947 - February 7, 1947
5 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
52 
January 10, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
53 
January 17, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
54 
January 24, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
55 
January 31, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
56 
February 7, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
Fat Man
February 14, 1947 - August 4, 1950
182 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
57 
February 14, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
58 
February 21, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
59 
February 28, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
60 
March 7, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
61 
March 14, 1947 
The Dummy Murder 
 
30:00 

 
62 
March 21, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
63 
March 28, 1947 
Murder For Two 
 
30:00 

 
64 
April 4, 1947 
Dressed to Kill 
 
30:00 

 
65 
April 11, 1947 
Gang Leader Sweetheart 
 
30:00 

 
66 
April 18, 1947 
Silver Dollar Mystery 
 
30:00 

 
67 
April 25, 1947 
Adventure On the Docks 
 
30:00 

 
68 
May 2, 1947 
Three Bodies in a Closet 
 
30:00 

 
69 
May 9, 1947 
Murder Draws No Interest 
 
30:00 

 
70 
May 16, 1947 
Murder in Mid-Air 
 
30:00 

 
71 
May 23, 1947 
Too Many Confessions 
 
30:00 

 
72 
May 30, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
73 
June 6, 1947 
Murder Goes to Bat 
 
30:00 

 
74 
June 13, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
75 
June 20, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
76 
June 27, 1947 
Murder On the Midway 
 
30:00 

 
77 
July 4, 1947 
Stamped For Murder 
 
30:00 

 
78 
July 11, 1947 
Murder Goes to College 
 
30:00 

 
79 
July 18, 1947 
Murder Picks a Winner 
 
30:00 

 
80 
July 25, 1947 
Nightclub Murder 
 
30:00 

 
81 
August 1, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
82 
August 8, 1947 
Shrunken Head 
 
30:00 

 
83 
August 15, 1947 
Death Comes in Pairs 
 
30:00 

 
84 
August 22, 1947 
Phony Medium 
 
30:00 

 
85 
August 29, 1947 
Portrait of Murder 
 
30:00 

 
86 
September 5, 1947 
A Bargain For Murder 
 
30:00 

 
87 
September 12, 1947 
Ten Minutes to Kill 
 
30:00 

 
88 
September 19, 1947 
The Law of the Hills 
 
30:00 

 
89 
September 26, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
90 
October 3, 1947 
A Window For Murder 
Nxt: Murder goes Sight Seeing. 
29:35 

 
91 
October 10, 1947 
Murder Goes Sightseeing 
 
30:00 

 
92 
October 17, 1947 
Murder Scores a Touchdown 
 
30:00 

 
93 
October 24, 1947 
A Close Shave with Death 
 
30:00 

 
94 
October 31, 1947 
Murder Throws a Party 
 
30:00 

 
95 
November 7, 1947 
Murder For Thousands 
 
30:00 

 
96 
November 14, 1947 
Murder Learns to Rumba 
 
30:00 

 
97 
November 21, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
98 
November 28, 1947 
My Own Obituary 
 
30:00 

 
99 
December 5, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
100 
December 12, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
101 
December 19, 1947 
Murder Strikes Twice 
 
30:00 

 
102 
December 26, 1947 
Snake Collector 
 
30:00 

 
103 
January 2, 1948 
Murder Plays Hide and Seek 
Nxt: Murder finds a Decoy. 
29:13 

 
104 
January 9, 1948 
Murder Finds a Decoy 
 
30:00 

 
105 
January 16, 1948 
Murder Models in Wax 
 
30:00 

 
106 
January 23, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
107 
January 30, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
108 
February 6, 1948 
Murder Does a Foxtrot 
 
30:00 

 
109 
February 13, 1948 
Murder Hits the Jackpot 
 
30:00 

 
110 
February 20, 1948 
Murder Spins the Wheel 
 
30:00 

 
111 
February 27, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
112 
March 5, 1948 
Pet Mongoose 
 
30:00 

 
113 
March 12, 1948 
A Ring For Murder 
 
30:00 

 
114 
March 19, 1948 
Murder Learns to Spell 
 
30:00 

 
115 
March 26, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
116 
April 2, 1948 
Thirty Thousand Witnesses to Murder 
 
30:00 

 
117 
April 9, 1948 
Murder Rents a Flat 
 
23:11 

 
118 
April 16, 1948 
Murder Rings the Bell 
 
30:00 

 
119 
April 23, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
120 
April 30, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
121 
May 7, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
122 
May 14, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
123 
May 21, 1948 
Murder Goes to the Post 
 
30:00 

 
124 
May 28, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
125 
June 4, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
126 
June 11, 1948 
A Casket For Murder 
 
30:00 

 
127 
June 18, 1948 
Murder Makes the Last Move 
 
30:00 

 
128 
June 25, 1948 
Murder Uses a Stand-In 
 
30:00 

 
129 
July 2, 1948 
The Clock Strikes Murder 
Incomplete - Disc 2 of 2 only 
15:00 

 
130 
July 9, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
131 
July 16, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
132 
July 23, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
133 
July 30, 1948 
Fainting Chorus Girl 
 
30:00 

 
134 
August 6, 1948 
Antiques, Ectoplasm, and Insurance 
 
30:00 

 
135 
August 13, 1948 
Summer Theater Murder Case 
 
30:00 

 
136 
August 20, 1948 
Museum Murder 
 
30:00 

 
137 
August 27, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
138 
September 3, 1948 
Bargain with Murder 
 
30:00 

 
139 
September 10, 1948 
Murder Stakes a Claim 
 
30:00 

 
140 
September 17, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
141 
September 24, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
142 
October 1, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
143 
October 8, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
144 
October 15, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
145 
October 22, 1948 
Murder Goes Dutch Treat 
 
30:00 

 
146 
October 29, 1948 
A Phone Call From Murder 
 
30:00 

 
147 
November 5, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
148 
November 12, 1948 
North African Underworld 
 
30:00 

 
149 
November 19, 1948 
Africa to Brazil 
 
30:00 

 
150 
November 26, 1948 
Murder Does the Samba 
 
30:00 

 
151 
December 3, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
152 
December 10, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
153 
December 17, 1948 
Murder Baits the Hook 
 
30:00 

 
154 
December 24, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
155 
December 31, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
156 
January 7, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
157 
January 14, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
158 
January 21, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
159 
January 28, 1949 
Homicidal Novelist 
 
30:00 

 
160 
February 4, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
161 
February 11, 1949 
Murder Rides in the Rear 
 
30:00 

 
162 
February 18, 1949 
Five Thousand Dollar Stamp 
 
30:00 

 
163 
February 25, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
164 
March 4, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
165 
March 11, 1949 
Bewitched Pyromaniac 
 
30:00 

 
166 
March 18, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
167 
March 25, 1949 
Mayan Treasure in Mexico 
 
30:00 

 
168 
April 1, 1949 
Murder Wins the Draw 
 
24:25 

 
169 
April 8, 1949 
Murder Hits the Torrid Zone 
 
30:00 

 
170 
April 15, 1949 
Murder in Central America 
 
30:00 

 
171 
April 22, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
172 
April 29, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
173 
May 6, 1949 
Missing Heir 
 
30:00 

 
174 
May 13, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
175 
May 20, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
176 
May 27, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
177 
June 3, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
178 
June 10, 1949 
Murder Faces the Camera 
 
30:00 

 
179 
June 17, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
180 
June 24, 1949 
Unusual Corpse 
 
30:00 

 
181 
July 1, 1949 
Lost Poodle 
 
30:00 

 
182 
July 8, 1949 
Crushed to Death in Central Park 
 
30:00 

 
183 
July 15, 1949 
New Use For Old Golf Clubs 
 
30:00 

 
184 
July 22, 1949 
Murder Is the Medium 
Nxt: Murder Rides the Breakers. 
29:00 

 
185 
July 29, 1949 
Murder Rides the Breakers 
 
30:00 

 
186 
August 5, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
187 
August 12, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
188 
August 19, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
189 
August 26, 1949 
You Can't Laugh At Murder 
 
30:00 

 
190 
September 2, 1949 
Murder Sails At Midnight 
 
30:00 

 
191 
September 9, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
192 
September 16, 1949 
Deadly Package 
 
30:00 

 
193 
September 23, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
194 
September 30, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
195 
October 7, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
196 
October 14, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
197 
October 21, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
198 
October 28, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
199 
November 4, 1949 
Wealth Matron 
 
30:00 

 
200 
November 11, 1949 
Deadly Kiss 
 
30:00 

 
201 
November 18, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
202 
November 25, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
203 
December 2, 1949 
Wanted-Murder Victim 
 
30:00 

 
204 
December 9, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
205 
December 16, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
206 
December 23, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
207 
December 30, 1949 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
208 
January 6, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
209 
January 13, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
210 
January 20, 1950 
Deadly Lunch 
 
30:00 

 
211 
January 27, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
212 
February 3, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
213 
February 10, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
214 
February 17, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
215 
February 24, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
216 
March 3, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
217 
March 10, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
218 
March 17, 1950 
Columnist's Life Threatened 
 
30:00 

 
219 
March 24, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
220 
March 31, 1950 
Thirty Year-Old Murde) 
 
30:00 

 
221 
April 7, 1950 
Gangsters Revenge) 
 
30:00 

 
222 
April 14, 1950 
Homicidal Maniac Escapes From Asylum 
 
30:00 

 
223 
April 21, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
224 
April 28, 1950 
Lonely Hearts' Club 
 
30:00 

 
225 
May 5, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
226 
May 12, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
227 
May 19, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
228 
May 26, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
229 
June 2, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
230 
June 9, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
231 
June 16, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
232 
June 23, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
233 
June 30, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
234 
July 7, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
235 
July 14, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
236 
July 21, 1950 
No On the Line 
 
30:00 

 
237 
July 28, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
238 
August 4, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
Fat Man
October 6, 1950 - December 29, 1950
13 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
239 
October 6, 1950 
Eighteen Hours to Live 
 
30:00 

 
240 
October 13, 1950 
Murder Calls Again 
 
30:00 

 
241 
October 20, 1950 
Murder Makes a Will 
 
30:00 

 
242 
October 27, 1950 
Model, Murder, and Missing Money 
 
30:00 

 
243 
November 3, 1950 
Portrait of Murder 
 
30:00 

 
244 
November 10, 1950 
Murder Makes the Headlines 
 
30:00 

 
245 
November 17, 1950 
Murder On the Menu 
 
30:00 

 
246 
November 24, 1950 
Murder in Jade 
 
30:00 

 
247 
December 1, 1950 
Post-Mortem On Murder 
 
30:00 

 
248 
December 8, 1950 
Death Writes the Postscript 
 
30:00 

 
249 
December 15, 1950 
Iou For Murder 
 
30:00 

 
250 
December 22, 1950 
The Bout with Murder 
 
30:00 

 
251 
December 29, 1950 
An Album For Murder 
 
30:00 

 
Fat Man
January 10, 1951 - September 26, 1951
38 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
252 
January 10, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
253 
January 17, 1951 
The Nightmare Murder 
 
29:59 

 
254 
January 24, 1951 
Keynote For Murder 
 
30:00 

 
255 
January 31, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
256 
February 7, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
257 
February 14, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
258 
February 21, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
259 
February 28, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
260 
March 7, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
261 
March 14, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
262 
March 21, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
263 
March 28, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
264 
April 4, 1951 
Murder On a Train Ride 
 
30:00 

 
265 
April 11, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
266 
April 18, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
267 
April 25, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00