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Crime does not stop for Christmas, luckily the gumshoes are here with holiday gumdrops.

Christmas Detectives

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When you can hear these shows on our live radio station.

Friday
6:00 p.m.

Peace on Earth and goodwill to men seems like a hard time for murder and robbery, but without murder and robbery, we wouldn't have a reason to enjoy Christmas Radio Detective Shows.

Old time radio detective heroes would never let the bad guys get away, but, well, it is Christmas, so it should be no surprise when some of the bad guys wind up being, well, not really so bad, so it is understandable if they sometimes get away, in the spirit of the Season.

Frank Sinatra as Rocky Fortune finds a job over the holidays as a department store detective and Santa's lunch-time replacement, then winds up involved in a Christmas jewelry heist.

Sherlock Holmes helps to rescue a Christmas Eve Party when Professor Moriarty plots to steal a rich family's presents, but Dr. Watson gives them to his house keeper's children. Christmas Detectives

Simon Templar, played by Vincent Price on The Saint, spends Christmas Eve in a Santa Suit following a trail of bodies in "19 Santas".

Archie Goodwin and Nero Wolfe become involved in a case where someone is slaughtering street-corner Santa Clauses, only to find out that one of the Santas is a millionaire.

On Calling All Detectives, Jerry Browning finds six Santas at his Christmas party, all of whom have their pockets picked, but where is the mysterious Sixth Santa? And who is the Mysterious benefactor of the Veterans Hospital?

"The Man With the Action Packed Expense Account", Johnny Dollar, spends a Christmas investing the case of a prospector named Kris Kringle wants to leave his fortune to his burro in "The Carmen Kringle Matter".

Hard-boiled but soft hearted cop Sgt Joe Friday of Dragnet always had a soft spot for the Christmas Season, and gave us one of the most uplifting and one of the depressing of Christmas stories. In "Rifle for Christmas" a cherished present is involved in a terrible Holiday accident, while "The Big Little Jesus" is a misunderstanding as much as a crime when the Baby Jesus from a Nativity display goes missing.

Christmas is still a working day for newspaper people like Casey, Crime Photographer. On this Christmas Casey is assigned to cover a mysterious gentleman who hands out new dollar bills to the bums living on the street. Can this gesture really make a difference, or will the dollars just cross the bar at a local gin-joint?

The detectives always get their man and can solve any mystery. Well, almost any mystery. No detective has yet to explain how and intruder enters the house every year through the chimney and leaves presents...

The following is a listing of the shows that will be played on WELF-NPC Radio. Each week we will feature a new show from the list under the heading of show listed above. We will continue to rotate through this list until we remove the show from the radio station.

Show Title Originally Aired
Big Town - 15 Prelude To Christmas 12/21/1948
Boston Blackie - Rings For Santa 12/22/1948
Brdwy Is My Beat - 015 Nick Norman, Santa Claus 12/24/1949
Brdwy Is My Beat - 092 B Malpaugh And The Scimitar 12/22/1951
Calling All Detectives 12/24/1948
Casey - Christmas Shopping 12/19/1946 Playing this week on WELF-NPC
Casey - Santa Clause Of Bum Blvd 12/25/1947
Charlie Chan Fiery Santa Claus 049 N/A
Charlie Chan The Man Who Murdered Santa Claus N/A
Crime Photographer - Christmas Shopping 12/19/1946
Damon Runyan - Dancing Dans Christmas 03/13/1949
Damon Runyan - Dream Sweet Rose 12/25/1949
Dragnet - Big Missing 07/28/1949
Dragnet - Rifle for Christmas 12/21/1950
Dragnet - Big Little Jesus 12/22/1953
Dragnet Christmas Parody Freberg N/A
Falcon - 17 Unwelcome Christmas Gift 12/24/1950
Fat Man Murder Sends A Christmas Card N/A
Harry Lime - 008 Roguesholiday 09/21/1951
Let George Do It - Santa Claus On Glass 12/25/1950
Let George Do It - Christmas In January 01/29/1951
Let George Do It - Christmas Letter 12/25/1951
Nero Wolfe - Slaughtered Santas N/A
Nick Carter - Christmas Adventure 12/25/1943
Nightbeat - 073 Five Days Off For Christmas 12/21/1951
Nightwatch - E06 Santa Baby 05/24/1954
Richard Diamond - Christmas Carol 12/24/1949
Richard Diamond - Christmas Carol 12/21/1951
Rocky Fortune - Plot To Murder Santa 12/22/1953
Saint - Nineteen Santa Clauses 12/25/1949
Saint - Christmas Eve Problems 12/24/1950
Scarlet Queen - 15 Th Llama-Wise Guy From The East 12/24/1947
Sherlock - Night Before Xmas 12/24/1945
Sherlock - Christmas Bride 12/21/1947
Sherlock Holmes - 198 The Night Before Christmas 12/24/1945
Sherlock Holmes - 13 Adventure Of Christmas Bride 12/21/1947
Sherlock Holmes - The Blue Carbuncle 03/13/1955
Texas Rangers - Christmas Present 12/24/1950
Texas Rangers - Christmas Payoff 12/23/1951
This Is Your Fbi - Return Of St Nick 12/24/1948
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - 031 How I Played Santa 12/24/1949
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - 288 Nick Shurn Matter Pt1 12/19/1955
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - 289 Nick Shurn Matter Pt2 12/20/1955
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - 290 Nick Shurn Matter Pt3 12/21/1955
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - 291 Nick Shurn Matter Pt4 12/22/1955
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - 292 Nick Shurn Matter Pt5 12/23/1955
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - Missing Mouse 12/23/1956
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - Carmen Kringle 12/22/1957
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - Sudden Wealth 12/13/1959
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - Red Mystery 12/20/1959

Other shows playing on WELF-NPC North Pole City Radio:

Classical Music Hour
Dick Tracy
Flash Gordon
Morning Show with Corby Snow
Little Orphan Annie
Friday Night Mysteries
Jungle Jim
Howdy Doody Time
Sherlock Holmes
WELF-NPC Weekly News Update
The Lone Ranger
Christmas Detectives

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Friday Night Mysteries Friday Night Mysteries
It is Friday Night. Get yourself a fresh cup of cocoa, a warm blanket, and snuggle up in a chair next to the fireplaced. Then tune into WELF-NPC North Pole City Radio for the Friday Night Mysteries Night.
Saturday Serials Saturday Serials
It's Saturday morning and you know what that means! It's time for all of those favorite radio shows with comedy and adventure from yesteryear.


Christmas Detectives


Show Pages

WELF-NPC News Updates WELF-NPC News
Find out more about the weekly WELF-NPC news show / podcast with Walter "Mistletoe" Livingstone and Becky "Marshmallow" Livingstone.
Morning Show with Corby Snow Morning Show with Corby Snow
Tune in each morning to the Morning Show with Corby Snow. The show will begin promptly at 9 a.m. with the ringing of the workshop bells, the reciting of the Craftsman Workers Oath, and the Going to Work March.
Matinee Theater Matinee Theater
You can now listen to rebroadcasts of the Matinee Theater from the 1940's every Sunday at 2 p.m. on WELF-NPC North Pole City Radio.
The Birds Eye Open House The Birds Eye Open House
The Birds Eye Open House was hosted by Dinah Shore and will be rebroadcasted on WELF-NPC North Pole City Radio with a different show each week.
The Charles Dickens Hour The Charles Dickens Hour
The Charles Dickens Hour is made up of many different old radio shows that had something related to Charles Dickens. Each week WELF-NPC North Pole City Radio will feature a different show on the station.
Little Orphan Annie Little Orphan Annie
Part of the WELF-NPC North Pole City Radio's Kids Saturday Morning Show block, we will be rebroadcasting shows from the Little Orphan Annie Show.
Christmas on the Moon Christmas on the Moon
There can be no Christmas without Santa Claus, so when our hero finds out that he has been kidnapped and taken to the moon there is no time to spare.
The Lone Ranger The Lone Ranger
Who Was That Masked Man? The Lone Ranger is one of the iconic characters in American folklore, and he got his start on Mutual, airing from 1933 through 1954.
Standard School Broadcast Standard School Broadcast
The Standard School Broadcast began airing in 1928 under the sponsorship of Standard Oil of California, making it one of the earliest educational radio programs.
Superman Radio Show Superman Radio Show
From 1939 right up into the atomic 1950's, Superman was on call in Metropolis. Now Superman is broadcasted on WELF-NPC North Pole City Radio every Saturday morning.
Dick Tracy Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy came from the comic strips to the radio in this great serial. He still fights bizarre villains and the 15 minute shows are filled with cliff-hangers. Tune In.
Howdy Doody Time Howdy Doody Time
What time is it, kids? Take your seat in the Peanut Gallery, It's Howdy Doody Time! Rebroadcasted on WELF-NPC North Pole City Radio every Saturday morning.
Land of the Lost Land of the Lost
The Land of the Lost is a children's deep-sea adventure program about two children who travel in that wonderful kingdom at the bottom of the sea. Lead by Red Lantern, the wisest fish in the sea, Billy and Isabel discover lost objects on the ocean floor.
Flash Gordon Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon first appeared on the comic pages in 1934, following the success of Buck Rogers. Flash soon made the move to radio before the classic film serial starring Buster Crabbe.
Jungle Jim Jungle Jim
Jungle Jim was a long-running jungle adventure show, feet planted firmly in the footsteps of Tarzan, but with the hardware and politics of the modern great white hunter.
Mark Trail Mark Trail
When Mark Trail made his way to the radio from the Sunday Funnies, he picked up a greater sense of adventure, but he still had time to teach kids about life in the Great Outdoors.
Comic Weekly Man Comic Weekly Man
Based on what is published in the weekly paper, The Comic Weekly Man entertains us with a dramatized reading of the Sunday comics, complete with sound effects and music. Young and old alike would follow along with the print copy in hand.
Christmas Mystery Christmas Mystery
Grab yourself a warm cup of cocoa and curl up by the fire. Tune into WELF-NPC on Friday nights for another episode of Christmas Mystery
Christmas Crime Christmas Crime
Crime still happens during the Holidays and Joe Friday, Johnny Dollar, Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, Richard Diamond, and Paladin will make sure that the grinches don't steal Christmas, St Nick, furs, or a statue of Baby Jesus.
Christmas Detectives Christmas Detectives
Crime does not stop for Christmas, luckily the gumshoes are here with holiday gumdrops.
Untold History Revealed Untold History Revealed
No, this is not Christmas related, but Santa and the elves love history and this podcast is surely history related.
Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes
One of Santa's and Mrs. Claus' favorite Old Time Radio show is Sherlock Holmes. The game is afoot! as radio listeners get wrapped up in the twists and turns of their favorite consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes.
Suspense Suspense
Billed as Radio's Outstanding Theater of Thrills, Suspense offers the of the best of Old Time Radio. The series is the premier mystery-horror radio show with top name talent.
It's a Fibber Christmas It's a Fibber Christmas
Join the resident at 79 Wistful Vista for this jolly collection of Fibber McGee and Molly Christmas shows.
Classical Music Hour Classical Music Hour
The North Pole City Elves love all kinds of music, and classical music is one of their favorites. This hour is dedicated to classical music.
Rock Music Hour Rock Music Hour
The elves that work deep in the mountains mining all of the coal for Santa love rock music. This show is dedicated to them and all of their hard work.
Christmas Music Hour Christmas Music Hour
The Christmas Music Hour is one solid hour dedicated to Christmas Music.
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