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For your convenience, here is a complete, compact master show list showing the airdates, program numbers and individual episode rundown, including episode number, original airdate, and origination for each program heard on The RADIO Show.

Broadcast History:

Program: The RADIO Show

Host/Producer: Lee Michael

Theme: "Leapfrog" (Les Brown & His Band of Renown, "Big Band Themes")

Premiere Date: Feb. 8, 2003, KONA Radio

Length: 54:50 (except when The Saturday Sports Scoreboard airs)

Description: Classic radio shows
Air Date Program Number Shows/Episode #s/Networks/Orig. Airdates
2/8/03 RS-1 FIBBER McGEE & MOLLY "The McGees Throw a Party" (Ep. 277; NBC, 3/4/41)
No second feature.
2/15/03 RS-2 THE LONE RANGER "Flashback: The Return of Cavendish" (Ep. 3128; ABC, 1/30/53)
BOB & RAY "Aunt Penny: Thomas Jefferson Story"/"Biff Burns: Bim Decker"
2/22/03 RS-3 THE GREAT GILDERSLEEVE "Gildy Moves to Summerfield" (Ep. 1, NBC, 8/31/41)
THE "OOPS" FILES - Classic radio bloopers.
3/1/03 RS-4 THE SIX SHOOTER "Audition record" (Rec. for NBC, 7/15/53)
THE "OOPS" FILES REVISITED - Bloopers with Gene Rayburn, Bing Crosby and Claudette Colbert, Gary Owens' famous "Preparation H" blooper, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy and...Walter Cronkite???
3/8/03 RS-5 GENE AUTRY'S MELODY RANCH "New Sheriff" (Armed Forces Radio version, 1953)
No second feature.
3/15/03 RS-6 GUNSMOKE "The Photographer" (Ep. 213, CBS, 5/6/56)
THE JOY BOYS - "St. Patrick's Day Show excerpts" (WRC Radio, 3/17/61)
3/22/03No Show Pre-empted
3/29/03 RS-7 HAVE GUN, WILL TRAVEL "Strange Vendetta" (Ep. 1, CBS, 11/23/58)
VIC AND SADE "Bacon Sandwiches" (Ep. # unknown, NBC, 8/14/40)
EXTRA: THE JOY BOYS "Charles recites a ballad with a mad cat loose in the studio"
4/5/03 RS-8 FIBBER McGEE & MOLLY "The McGees' Party is Quarantined!" (Ep. 278, NBC, 3/11/41)
BUT FIRST, A FEW WORDS FROM OUR SPONSORS... - Vintage radio commercials
4/12/03 RS-9 SGT. PRESTON OF THE YUKON "The Ghost Riders" (Ep. 830, Mutual, 11/11/50)
THE "OOPS" FILES: "OOPS AGAIN." - More radio bloopers.
4/19/03 RS-10 BOX 13 "The First Letter" (Ep. 1, Mayfair Syndication, 1949)
BOB & RAY - "Lawrence Fechtenberger, Interstellar Officer Candidate"/"Overstocked Warehouse: 'O' Sweaters"/"King Yukon of The Northwest"/"Bob & Ray Diplomatic Immunity Kit"/"Do You Expect Us To Believe That?"
4/26/03 RS-11 THE JOY BOYS "Casey Jones' Last Ride" (WRC Radio, 4/30/67)
THE PARKER FAMILY "The Dangerous Age" (Ep. # unknown, CBS, 9/21/39)
Month of May Specials: THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES: 100 YEARS OF HOPE
5/3/03 RS-12 THE BOB HOPE PEPSODENT SHOW "Premiere Episode w/Constance Bennett" (Ep. 1, NBC Red, 9/27/38)
BOB HOPE VS. THE "OOPS" FILES
5/10/03 RS-13 BOB HOPE DUETS w/Bing Crosby, Shirley Ross and Frank Sinatra
THE LUX RADIO THEATER "My Favorite Blonde" w/Bob Hope and Virginia Bruce (Part 1) (Ep. 367, CBS, 10/19/42)
GUEST HOST: Michael McDonnall
5/17/03 RS-14 THE LUX RADIO THEATER "My Favorite Blonde" w/Bob Hope and Virginia Bruce (Part 2)(Ep. 367, CBS, 10/19/42)
COMMAND PERFORMANCE starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby (AFRS, 12/44)
5/24/03 RS-15 SUSPENSE "Death Has a Shadow" w/Bob Hope and William Conrad (Ep. 339, CBS, 5/5/49)
BOB HOPE DUETS II w/Shirley Ross, Jane Russell and Bing Crosby
5/31/03 RS-16 THE BOB HOPE SHOW "Final Radio Program w/Jim Backus" (NBC, 4/21/55)
Bob Hope: Thanks for the Memories
Beginning of chronological broadcasts of the 15 min. juvenile adventure serial, "Speed Gibson of the International Secret Police"
6/7/03 RS-17 SPEED GIBSON "The Octopus Gang Active" (Ep. #1; Radio Attractions Syndication, 1/2/37)
THE STAN FREBERG SHOW "Tuned Sheep" (Ep. 1, CBS, 7/14/57)
6/14/03 RS-18 SPEED GIBSON "Speed Inducted Into the I.S.P." (Ep. #2, Radio Attractions Syndication, 1/9/37)
THE LONE RANGER "The Origin of Tonto" (Ep. 915, WXYZ Detroit, 12/7/38)
6/21/03 RS-19 SPEED GIBSON "Heading for Hong Kong" (Ep. #3, Radio Attractions Syndication, 1/16/37)
THE LIFE OF RILEY "Flashback: Riley Doesn't Want Peg To Work For Sidney Monahan" (Ep. #122, NBC, 9/14/46)
6/28/03 RS-20 SPEED GIBSON SPECIAL "A Shooting Attempt"/"The Octopus Orders a Kidnapping"/"Remaining at Wake Island"(Eps. #4, 5 & 6, Radio Attractions Syndication, 1/23/37, 1/30/37, 2/6/37)
7/5/03 RS-21 THE LONE RANGER "The Origin of Tonto" (WXYZ, Dec. 7, 1938)
LEST WE FORGET: THESE GREAT AMERICANS "George Washington Carver" (Syndicated, 1940s)
The chronological broadcast of the "Speed Gibson" serial resumes next week.
7/12/03 RS-22 SPEED GIBSON "Speed Is Missing" (Ep. #7, Radio Attractions Syndication, 2/13/37)
OH BOY, LEFTOVERS!: THE STORY LADY (Synd., Mel Blanc Superfun, 1968)
THE BILL COSBY RADIO PROGRAM (Synd., McCann-Erickson for Coca-Cola, 1968)
7/19/03 RS-23 SPEED GIBSON "Splinters Taken Into Custody" (Ep. #8, Radio Attractions Syndication, 2/20/37)
OH BOY, IT'S LEFTOVERS AGAIN!: ALL-STAR WESTERN THEATER "Cowboy Dentist" (Ep. # unknown, Synd., 9/29/46)
7/26/03 RS-24 SPEED GIBSON SPECIAL "Splinters Gets Away"/"Barney Flies the Mystery Plane"/"The Trio is Ambushed on Guam"(Eps. #9,10 & 11, Radio Attractions Syndication, 2/27/37, 3/6/37, 3/13/37)
THE BILL COSBY RADIO PROGRAM "The Brown Hornet and Leroy: The Teeny Weeny Hold-Up Man Murder Clue" (Pg. #30, Syndicated, Spring 1968)
8/2/03 RS-16 Encore broadcast:
THE BOB HOPE SHOW "Final Radio Program w/Jim Backus" (NBC, 4/21/55)
Bob Hope: Thanks for the Memories
8/9/03 RS-26 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, STAN FREBERG!: OREGON! OREGON! (A Centennial Fable in Three Acts)
...A FEW WORDS FROM OUR FREBERG (Rare radio commercials)
8/16/03 RS-25 SPEED GIBSON "The Octopus Plans A Surprise" (Ep. #12, Radio Attractions Syndication, 3/20/37)
THE SHADOW "The Shadow's Revenge" (Mutual, 5/11/47)
8/23/03 RS-27 SPEED GIBSON "Arrival In Hong Kong" (Ep. #13, Radio Attractions Syndication, 3/27/37)
THE BOB HOPE PEPSODENT SHOW "Guest: Olivia DeHavilland" (Ep. #2, NBC, 10/4/38)
8/30/03 RS-28 SPEED GIBSON "Clint Suspicious of Mr. Wu" (Ep. #14, Radio Attractions Syndication, 4/3/37)
THE JOY BOYS (WRC Radio, 1960s)
FIVE MINUTE MYSTERIES (Ep. #s unknown, NBC Syndication, 1930s)
Last full hour long version of THE RADIO SHOW until 2004.
"The Saturday Sports Scoreboard" returns Sept. 6 (see above)
9/6/03 RS-29 THE GREEN HORNET "Exposed!" (Part 1 of a three part story)(Ep. #830, ABC, 10/28/47)
Short Cuts: BOB & RAY
This episode is repeated on Sunday. Sept. 14th in a slightly longer version.
9/13/03 RS-30 THE AVENGERS "Dial A Deadly Number" (Parts 1 and 2 of a six part story)(Ep. #s unknown, Springbok Radio, early 1970s)
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Sept. 21, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
9/20/03 RS-31 THE AVENGERS "Dial A Deadly Number" (Parts 3 and 4 of a six part story)(Ep. #s unknown, Springbok Radio, early 1970s)
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Sept. 28, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
9/27/03 RS-32 THE AVENGERS "Dial A Deadly Number" (Final 2 chapters of a six part story)(Ep. #s unknown, Springbok Radio, early 1970s)
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Oct. 5, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
10/4/03 RS-33 THE FITCH BANDWAGON Starring ALICE FAYE and PHIL HARRIS "High Society Musicale" (NBC, Dec. 8, 1946)
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Oct. 12, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
10/11/03 RS-34 THE KRAFT MUSIC HALL
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Oct. 19, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
10/18/03 RS-35 BOLD VENTURE "Deadly Merchandise" (premiere episode)
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Oct. 26, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
10/25/03 RS-36 THE THIRD MAN: THE LIVES OF HARRY LIME starring Orson Welles (Syndicated, 1952)
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Nov. 2, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
11/1/03 RS-37 THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM "Lost Weekend Parody" w/guest Ray Milland (NBC, 3/10/46)
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Nov. 9, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
11/8/03 RS-38 GUNSMOKE "Mark Dillon Goes to Gouge Eye" (Audition show) (CBS, Recorded July 1949)
This program will be repeated on Sunday, Nov. 16, with an additional "Speed Gibson" episode.
11/15/03 RS-39 CLASSIC BOB & RAY
VIC AND SADE "Cleaning the Attic" (NBC, 8/18/42)
11/22/03 RS-40 PRE-THANKSGIVING TURKEYS: BOB & RAY (WHDH, Boston, Nov. 22, 1949)
THE BEST OF THE JOY BOYS "Thanksgiving sketches" (WRC, date unknown)
Christmas Special: THE CINNAMON BEAR
11/23/03 RS-41 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "Paddy O'Cinnamon (Ep. 1)", "Weary Willie (Ep. 2)", "Crazy Quilt Dragon (Ep. 3)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
11/29/03 RS-42 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "The Inkaboos (Ep. 4)", "Wesley, The Wailing Whale (Ep. 5)", "Samuel Seal (Ep. 6)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
11/30/03 RS-43 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "Presto The Magician (Ep. 7)", "The Candy Pirates (Ep. 8)", "The Roly Poly Policeman (Ep. 9)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
12/1/03 RS-44 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "Professor Whiz (Ep. 10)", "Fee Fo The Giant (Ep. 11)", "The Rhyming Rabbit (Ep. 12)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
12/2/03 RS-45 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "The Wintergreen Witch (Ep. 13)", "Queen Melissa (Ep. 14)" "Snapper Snick The Crocodile (Ep. 15)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
12/8/03 RS-46 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "Oliver Ostrich (Ep. 16)", "The Muddlers (Ep. 17)", "The Cockleburr Cowboys (Ep. 18)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
12/9/03 RS-47 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "Wooden Indian (Ep. 19)", "The Flying Hat (Ep. 20)", "The Snowman (Ep. 21)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
12/15/03 RS-48 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "Santa Claus (Ep. 22)", "The Bad Dolls (Ep. 23)", "The Parade (Ep. 24)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
12/16/03 RS-49 THE CINNAMON BEAR - "Captain Tintop (Ep. 25)", "The North Pole (Ep. 26)" (Synd., Transco/Bruce Eells syndication, 1937)
Christmas Special: JEAN SHEPHERD'S "A CHRISTMAS STORY"
12/23/03 RS-50 JEAN SHEPHERD'S A CHRISTMAS STORY, PART ONE: "Little Orphan Annie" (1960), "Flick's Tongue" (1966) WOR Radio
12/24/03 RS-51 JEAN SHEPHERD'S A CHRISTMAS STORY, PART 2: "Duel In The Snow, or Red Ryder Nails The Cleveland Street Kid" (Date unknown, WOR Radio)
Start of 2004 season
1/3/04 RS-52 THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM "The New Tenant" (NBC Radio)
1/4/04 RS-53 SPEED GIBSON
THE GREAT GILDERSLEEVE "The Cake" (Episode #2)(NBC, 9/1947)
1/11/04 RS-54 SPEED GIBSON
GUNSMOKE "Billy The Kid" (Premiere Episode; CBS, 4/26/52)
1/18/04 RS-55 SPEED GIBSON
THE ADVENTURES OF PHILIP MARLOWE "The Red Wind" starring Gerald Mohr (CBS(
1/25/04 RS-56 SPEED GIBSON
THE HALLS OF IVY "Student Editorial" (NBC, 1/13/50)
2/8/04 RS-57 SPEED GIBSON
SKY KING "The Mark of El Diablo" (Mutual, 4/17/51)
2/15/04 RS-58 SPEED GIBSON
THE JACK PAAR PROGRAM "Disagreement In The Shade" (Premiere episode, NBC, 6/1/47)
2/22/04 RS-59 SPEED GIBSON SPECIAL Eps. #31, 32 and 33, Radio Attractions Syndication)
THE JOY BOYS "Federal'Ade" (WRC, 1960s)
2/29/04 RS-60 SPEED GIBSON
THE SAINT "The Corpse Said Ouch" (NBC)


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