The Guiding Light

August 30, 1940 to February 28, 1951
168 episodes known to exist
The Guiding Light was a drama and soap operas radio show which ran from August 30, 1940 to February 28, 1951.
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August 30, 1940 - August 14, 1947
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July 18, 1950 - February 28, 1951
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The Guiding Light
August 30, 1940 - August 14, 1947
5 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
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Charlotte Wilson Audition 
 
05:10 
 
 
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Here's Charlotte 
Charlotte Wilson 
14:50 
 
 
August 30, 1940 
About the Baby 
 
15:00 

 
 
January 5, 1944 
 
 
14:50 

 
 
August 14, 1947 
Importance of the Classroom 
 
15:00 

 
The Guiding Light
July 18, 1950 - February 28, 1951
162 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
791 
July 18, 1950 
Talk About Meta 
 
15:00 

 
792 
July 19, 1950 
Ted & Meta Talk Marriage 
 
15:00 

 
793 
July 20, 1950 
Consulting Dr. Boling 
 
15:00 

 
794 
July 21, 1950 
Camping Trip 
 
15:00 

 
795 
July 24, 1950 
Bad Dreams 
 
15:00 

 
796 
July 25, 1950 
Phone Call to Chuckie 
 
15:00 

 
797 
July 26, 1950 
Stays with Charlotte 
 
15:00 

 
798 
July 27, 1950 
Meta & Trudy Talk 
 
15:00 

 
799 
July 28, 1950 
Ted & Chuckie Return 
 
15:00 

 
800 
July 31, 1950 
Dr. Bolings Phone Call 
 
15:00 

 
801 
August 1, 1950 
Meta Sees Dr. Hewitt 
 
15:00 

 
802 
August 2, 1950 
Ted to See Dr. Hewitt 
 
15:00 

 
803 
August 3, 1950 
Bathtub Incident 
 
15:00 

 
804 
August 4, 1950 
Dr. Boling Sees Bert 
 
15:00 

 
805 
August 7, 1950 
Ted Visits Dr. Hewitt 
 
15:00 

 
806 
August 8, 1950 
Bert & Ted Talk 
 
15:00 

 
807 
August 9, 1950 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
808 
August 10, 1950 
Argue over Chuckie 
 
15:00 

 
809 
August 11, 1950 
Considers House 
 
15:00 

 
810 
August 14, 1950 
Bill Accepts Ted's Loan 
 
15:00 

 
811 
August 15, 1950 
Dr. Hewitt Sees Chuckie 
 
15:00 

 
812 
August 16, 1950 
Chuckie's Exam 
 
15:00 

 
813 
August 17, 1950 
Ted Finds Out 
 
15:00 

 
814 
August 18, 1950 
Ted Suggests Meta Is Ill 
 
15:00 

 
815 
August 21, 1950 
Bill Worries over House 
 
15:00 

 
816 
August 22, 1950 
Will Marriage Last 
 
15:00 

 
817 
August 23, 1950 
Meta Sees Attorney 
 
15:00 

 
818 
August 24, 1950 
Bill Buys House 
 
15:00 

 
819 
August 25, 1950 
Ted & Meta See Attorney 
 
15:00 

 
820 
August 28, 1950 
Bill Drinks Too Much 
 
15:00 

 
821 
August 29, 1950 
Divorce Discussion 
 
15:00 

 
824 
August 30, 1950 
Chuckie Chooses Ted 
 
15:00 

 
825 
August 31, 1950 
House Overpriced 
 
15:00 

 
826 
September 1, 1950 
Brandon Sees Hewitt 
 
15:00 

 
827 
September 4, 1950 
Chuckie Won't Tell 
 
15:00 

 
828 
September 5, 1950 
Meta Wants Divorce 
 
15:00 

 
829 
September 6, 1950 
No Visit 
 
15:00 

 
830 
September 7, 1950 
Meta Leaves 
 
15:00 

 
831 
September 8, 1950 
Ted Gets Summons 
 
15:00 

 
832 
September 11, 1950 
Ted Will See Meta 
 
15:00 

 
833 
September 12, 1950 
Ted & Meta Talk 
 
15:00 

 
834 
September 13, 1950 
Divorce Action 
 
15:00 

 
835 
September 14, 1950 
Bill Won't Help Ted 
 
15:00 

 
836 
September 15, 1950 
Criticism For Meta 
 
15:00 

 
837 
September 18, 1950 
Meta Sees Ross 
 
15:00 

 
838 
September 19, 1950 
The Two Attorneys Talk 
 
15:00 

 
839 
September 20, 1950 
Ted Sees Rollins 
 
15:00 

 
840 
September 21, 1950 
Ted Sees Bert 
 
15:00 

 
841 
September 22, 1950 
Bert Sees Rollins 
 
15:00 

 
842 
September 25, 1950 
Five Year Contract 
 
15:00 

 
843 
September 26, 1950 
Bill Tells Bert 
 
15:00 

 
844 
September 27, 1950 
Explains Separation 
 
15:00 

 
845 
September 28, 1950 
Chuckie's Accident 
 
15:00 

 
846 
September 29, 1950 
Everyone Waits 
 
15:00 

 
847 
October 2, 1950 
No Change 
 
15:00 

 
848 
October 3, 1950 
Bill Goes Drinking 
 
15:00 

 
849 
October 4, 1950 
Bill & Bert Fight 
 
15:00 

 
850 
October 5, 1950 
Bill Visits Ted 
 
15:00 

 
851 
October 6, 1950 
Consulting Doctor Arrives 
Ralph Bell 
15:00 

 
852 
October 9, 1950 
Bill Finds Out 
 
15:00 

 
853 
October 10, 1950 
Bill & Bert Arrive 
 
15:00 

 
854 
October 11, 1950 
Meta Finds Out 
 
15:00 

 
855 
October 12, 1950 
Bert Talks to Ted 
 
15:00 

 
856 
October 13, 1950 
Meta Sees Ted's Father 
 
15:00 

 
857 
October 16, 1950 
Bill Talks to Meta 
 
15:00 

 
858 
October 17, 1950 
Selling House 
 
15:00 

 
859 
October 18, 1950 
Ted's Offer 
 
15:00 

 
860 
October 19, 1950 
Papa's Request 
 
15:00 

 
861 
October 20, 1950 
A Change 
Ralph Bell 
15:00 

 
862 
October 23, 1950 
Bronchial Pnuemonia 
Ralph Bell 
15:00 

 
863 
October 24, 1950 
Bad Outlook 
 
15:00 

 
864 
October 25, 1950 
Chuckie Dies 
 
15:00 

 
865 
October 26, 1950 
Meta Has a Gun 
 
15:00 

 
866 
October 27, 1950 
Meta Kills Ted 
 
15:00 

 
867 
October 30, 1950 
Police Have Meta 
 
15:00 

 
868 
October 31, 1950 
Newspaper Story 
 
15:00 

 
869 
November 1, 1950 
Bill Refuses to Move In 
 
15:00 

 
870 
November 2, 1950 
Bill At the Bar 
 
15:00 

 
871 
November 3, 1950 
Meta Questioned 
 
15:00 

 
872 
November 6, 1950 
Da Visits Family 
 
15:00 

 
873 
November 7, 1950 
Papa Talks to Da 
 
15:00 

 
874 
November 8, 1950 
Bill Sees Ray 
 
15:00 

 
875 
November 9, 1950 
Murder Scene 
 
15:00 

 
876 
November 10, 1950 
Ray Talks to Meta 
 
15:00 

 
877 
November 13, 1950 
Poor Case 
 
15:00 

 
878 
November 14, 1950 
Meta & Charlotte Talk 
 
15:00 

 
879 
November 15, 1950 
Ted's Will 
 
15:00 

 
880 
November 16, 1950 
Meta Indicted 
 
15:00 

 
881 
November 17, 1950 
Trial Set For 30 Days 
 
15:00 

 
882 
November 20, 1950 
Ray Wants Cooperation 
 
15:00 

 
883 
November 21, 1950 
Family Talk 
 
15:00 

 
884 
November 22, 1950 
Papa Visits Meta 
 
15:00 

 
885 
November 23, 1950 
Papa Is Upset 
 
15:00 

 
886 
November 24, 1950 
Bill & Gloria Talk 
 
15:00 

 
887 
November 27, 1950 
Bert & Bill Talk 
 
15:00 

 
888 
November 28, 1950 
Proposal From Bert 
 
15:00 

 
889 
November 29, 1950 
White May Be Willing 
 
15:00 

 
890 
November 30, 1950 
Bill Visits Meta 
 
15:00 

 
891 
December 1, 1950 
Former Alcoholic 
 
15:00 

 
892 
December 4, 1950 
Gloria's Life Story 
 
15:00 

 
893 
December 5, 1950 
A Showdown 
 
15:00 

 
894 
December 6, 1950 
Robert's Assignment 
 
15:00 

 
895 
December 7, 1950 
Ray Talks to Ross 
 
15:00 

 
896 
December 8, 1950 
Exam Begins 
 
15:00 

 
897 
December 11, 1950 
Exam Finished 
 
15:00 

 
898 
December 12, 1950 
Roberts Talks to Leland 
 
15:00 

 
899 
December 13, 1950 
Truth Serum Proposed 
 
15:00 

 
900 
December 14, 1950 
Meta Says No 
 
15:00 

 
901 
December 15, 1950 
Trial Is Postponed 
 
15:00 

 
902 
December 18, 1950 
Roberts Talks to Keeler 
 
15:00 

 
903 
December 19, 1950 
Ray Wants the Truth 
 
15:00 

 
904 
December 20, 1950 
Ray & Joe Talk 
 
15:00 

 
905 
December 21, 1950 
Meta Says Yes 
 
15:00 

 
906 
December 22, 1950 
Dr. Kappitz Talks to Meta 
 
15:00 

 
907 
December 25, 1950 
$25,000 Offer Received 
 
15:00 

 
908 
December 26, 1950 
Meta 
 
15:00 

 
909 
December 27, 1950 
Trudy Tells Family 
 
15:00 

 
910 
December 28, 1950 
Bill Sees Gloria 
 
15:00 

 
911 
December 29, 1950 
The Apartment 
 
15:00 

 
912 
January 1, 1951 
Bill Slaps Bert 
 
15:00 

 
913 
January 2, 1951 
Joe's Argument 
 
15:00 

 
914 
January 3, 1951 
Meta & Ray Argue 
 
15:00 

 
915 
January 4, 1951 
Meta Rejects Offer 
 
15:00 

 
916 
January 5, 1951 
Bert Sees Meta 
 
15:00 

 
917 
January 8, 1951 
Bill Sees Gloria 
 
15:00 

 
918 
January 9, 1951 
Phantom Witness 
 
15:00 

 
919 
January 10, 1951 
Baby Adoption News 
 
15:00 

 
920 
January 11, 1951 
Truth Serum Tried 
 
15:00 

 
921 
January 12, 1951 
Questioning Continues 
 
15:00 

 
922 
January 15, 1951 
Roberts & Brandon Talk 
 
15:00 

 
923 
January 16, 1951 
Bill Visits Meta 
 
15:00 

 
924 
January 17, 1951 
Bill & Dr. Keeler 
 
15:00 

 
925 
January 18, 1951 
Gloria Goes Out 
 
15:00 

 
926 
January 19, 1951 
Bill Sees Gloria 
 
15:00 

 
927 
January 22, 1951 
Bill & Dr. Keeler 
 
15:00 

 
928 
January 23, 1951 
Roberts Sees Meta 
 
15:00 

 
929 
January 24, 1951 
City Times Ideas 
 
15:00 

 
930 
January 25, 1951 
Penny Arrives 
 
15:00 

 
931 
January 26, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
932 
January 29, 1951 
Ross Is Moving 
 
15:00 

 
933 
January 30, 1951 
Penny's Brother 
 
15:00 

 
934 
January 31, 1951 
Trudy, Bill & Bert 
 
15:00 

 
935 
February 1, 1951 
Meta Knows About Ross 
 
15:00 

 
936 
February 2, 1951 
Meta Is Worried 
 
15:00 

 
937 
February 5, 1951 
Trial Begins 
 
15:00 

 
938 
February 6, 1951 
Death Penalty? 
 
15:00 

 
939 
February 7, 1951 
Ray Is Worried 
 
15:00 

 
940 
February 8, 1951 
John Barry Questioned 
 
15:00 

 
941 
February 9, 1951 
Prosecution Opens 
 
15:00 

 
942 
February 12, 1951 
Meta Disappointed 
 
15:00 

 
943 
February 13, 1951 
Dr. Bollings Named 
 
15:00 

 
944 
February 14, 1951 
Mary Winters Testifies 
 
15:00 

 
945 
February 15, 1951 
Killing Testimony 
 
15:00 

 
946 
February 16, 1951 
Joe Talks to Ray 
 
15:00 

 
949 
February 19, 1951 
Mary Cross-Examined 
 
15:00 

 
950 
February 20, 1951 
Mary & Ted 
 
15:00 

 
951 
February 21, 1951 
Ray Talks to Gloria 
 
15:00 

 
952 
February 22, 1951 
Bill Gets a Job 
 
15:00 

 
953 
February 23, 1951 
Mary Examined Again 
 
15:00 

 
954 
February 26, 1951 
Joe a Witness? 
 
15:00 

 
955 
February 27, 1951 
Sgt. Jefferies Testified 
 
15:00 

 
956 
February 28, 1951 
Dr. Irwin Testifies 
 
15:00 

 
The Guiding Light
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1 episodes known to exist
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Special Script - X-Rated 
Special **X-RATED** version of the classic soap opera 
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