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Grimes, Tammy (Actor)
(1934 - ) 

Tammy Grimes had a successful Broadway career and appeared in 27 episodes of CBS Radio Mystery Theater before replacing E.G. Marshall as host in the show's last season.
Date Episode Title Plot
1974-05-09 0089 Tiny Drop of Poison (A) A charming politician hides her dark part as a hippie radical and a murderer. But her game seems up as her husband is...
1975-09-05 0339 Sleepwalker Desperate to end her husband's miserable life, a woman starts to plot his demise in her slumber.
1976-02-27 0439 Half a Life What do you get when you mix bar, a handsome stranger, and a lonely middle-aged woman? True love? Or is it just another...
1976-10-01 0528 Clairvoyant (The) A clairvoyant forsees an unexpected love in the life of a young, British aristocrat on the eve of World War II.
1976-10-12 0534 God Killer (The) A typist is accused of murdering the author for whom she works. She insists that the murderer was a character from a novel...
1976-10-31 0545 Queen of Cats (The) Cats are used by an evil witch to stalk children in a small village.  A lawyer and a local sheriff try are the...
1976-12-17 0567 Quiet Evening at Home (A) A woman goes to a train station to meet her lover so they can leave their spouses. But when she witnesses a murder, her...
1977-01-07 0579 Conquest of Fear
While traveling through Spain, a bandit abducts a world-renowned actress. The beauty recognizes the desperado as one of...
1977-03-11 0615 Till Death Do Us Part A plain and middle-aged spinster becomes romantically entangled with her married boss. Unfortunately for her, her lover has...
1977-06-14 0665 Murder One A wealthy widow is being blackmailed by her maid for killing her husband. So she tries to frame her for her own crime.
1977-10-10 0722 Actress (The) The quintessential story of an actress slowly losing her own self in the life of the tragic character she is supposed to...
1978-04-06 0811 Tragedy of Error (A) A woman is forced to ask for the help of a mysterious boatman and a ghost in a graveyard to help resettle her life torn by...
1979-01-08 0940 Nefertiti (1 of 5) - The Vulture Screams Prince Ahkenatan is set to wed the daughter of the Prime Minister, Nefertiti, who loathes the weak monarch with all her...
1979-01-09 0941 Nefertiti (2 of 5) - To Kill a Pharoah The plot to over Akhenatan crumbles and as she learns more about the man she has wed, Nefertiti falls in love. Together,...
1979-01-10 0942 Nefertiti (3 of 5) - The Cobra Strikes Their new religion progresses in Amarna, the City of Truth. Their burgeoning love bears fruit and Nefertiti tells Akhenatan...
1979-01-11 0943 Nefertiti (4 of 5) - The Head with One Eye With a war hanging over their head, Akhenatan plays the pacifist even as he strengthens his city. When their daughter passes...
1979-01-12 0944 Nefertiti (5 of 5) - The Curse of the Scarab Nefertiti arranges a traditional ceremony invoking all the gods to witness her daughter's passing and Akhenatan has her...
1979-06-27 0992 Giuseppe Verdi Autobus (The) While on vacation in Italy, a widow falls for a vacationing widower from L.A. Problems arise when she discovers that he has...
1980-06-30 1098 Old Maid Murders (The) When a middle-aged secretary unwittingly discovers that her boss is a double-agent passing on information to the enemy, her...
1980-07-30 1105 Death Disk (The) After being hired by a charitable institution, a woman is surprised when the offer is not only suddenly withdrawn, but she...
1980-10-15 1127 Bright Golden Murders (The) Believing that her husband was murdered after discovering a metallurgical secret that would shake the world market, she...
1981-03-27 1177 Did I Say Murder? A firsthand account by an adulteress queen telling of the tragic life and death of England's most notorious king, King Henry...
1981-05-11 1196 End of a Queen A classic retelling of the tragic life and death of Marie Antoinette, and her final hours on the earthly plane.
1981-07-06 1217 My Good Name In the pursuit of becoming a famous couturier, a young artist gives up his passion only to be murdered by his greedy...
1981-10-02 1247 Mata Hari A tale about the life and death of the most deceptively beautiful German spy in the history of World War I, Mata Hari.
1982-03-26 1307 In the Cards A classic recounting of the life of Empress Josephine's obsession with the esoteric, and her passionate affair with Napoleon...
1982-07-16 1352 Great Catherine (The) In order to solidify Russia's place among the world's super powers, a Czarina of German descent works to modernize her...

3 Responses to Grimes, Tammy


I always try to say nice things about everybody and everything. However, I do not like this woman. When she replaced E.G. Marshall, I gave her a chance, but her whispery, pseudo British voice is annoying. Sometimes I simply cannot hear her. However, on a positive note, when she introduced The Way Station, she did get us ready for a spooky tale. She did sound quite passionate and dedicated to that story. That, I enjoyed. Otherwise, she simply did not hold my interest in anything else she did. How does everyone else feel about her?

I'm with you completely, Robert. I'm convinced that Christopher Plummer must have woken up one day and screamed, "Shut up! Shut up!!" before they divorced. She's a talented actress, but not the most compelling actress. Her best work here, I believe, is the "Nefertiti" multi-part saga, and that's because she had great chemistry with Russell Horton. She worked well with Lloyd Battista, too. But whenever she starts screaming, wailing (as in "Sleepwalker"), cackling, or arguing loudly, I lunge for the volume control.

In my year long journey of listening to all of the Mystery Theater episodes I'm now entering into the Tammy Grimes era (#1284). The end is well within reach by the end of the year.

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