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Gwynne, Fred (Actor)
(1926-1993)

Fred Gwynne was a popular character actor who used his rich baritone to great effect in many roles, including Officer Francis Muldoon in Car 54 Where Are You? and Herman Munster. He also appeared in Broadway musicals.

Date Episode Title Plot
1975-01-11 0202 Tell-Tale Heart (The) An unlucky family is forced to live with their perverted uncle, where they are forced to face endless chores, hunger, and...
1975-03-12 0237 Dark Closet (The) A young girl who is a severely claustrophobic insomniac is locked up as the primary suspect in a robbery. When her father...
1975-04-09 0253 Altar of Blood (The) A superannuated professor is obsessed with the mysteries of the Aztec civilisation. He decides to relocate to a new...
1975-07-04 0303 Slave (The) When two friends agree to be the other's slave for a year in the event that they lose the bet they made, to what length's...
1975-10-13 0361 Last Lesson (The) In order to pay off his huge debts, a compulsive gambler shackles himself to a plain but extremely wealthy woman. Things...
1975-10-23 0366 Sealed Room Murder (The) When the town's most disagreeable resident becomes victim of a sealed room homicide, the local sheriff and the county clerk...
1975-10-28 0369 Storm Breeder (The) After being cursed to wander New England forever in search of their home, a lost soul and his daughter are doomed to bring...
1976-01-09 0412 Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg (The) A small town news man tells the story of how an enigmatic stranger seduced the town's incorruptible officials with the false...
1976-03-22 0452 Stampede With her husband murdered by Comanches and their farm razed to the ground, Ellie Tate Gottenschalk makes her way to Cheyenne...
1976-03-30 0458 Intruders (The) Troubled by spirits that haunt her home, a woman becomes strangely attached to her ghostly housemates as she watches them go...
1976-11-29 0556 Man Who Couldn't Get Arrested (The) Problems begin when two parallel realities collide: One in which the stock broker murdered his wife and one where his wife...
1976-12-25 0571 Magus (The) A young servant girl falls under the charms of a magus. She becomes entranced in his presence, forsaking her mother and...
1977-01-12 0582 Tobin's Palm
In order to discover the whereabouts of his absent-minded and missing girlfriend, Tobin visits an eccentric occultist...
1977-01-24 0590 License to Kill Billy (Chappie) Chapman is a huge 6-foot 260-pound player is cut from the football squad because he lacks the killer...
1977-04-12 0633 Man-Sized in Marble Americans on an extended working holiday find that one of them is a part of local prophecy and legend. The woman is linked...
1977-04-25 0640 Bound East for Haiti On a commercial voyage, a sailor attempts to curse his captain with black magic to steal the girlfriend for himself.
1977-05-03 0645 Luck Sisters (The) This is the story of twin sister residents of a mining town. One always brings good fortune, the other nothing but bad luck....
1977-06-09 0662 Dialogue with Death A man is reunited with a childhood love and wants to marry her. He has difficulty dealing with her one peculiarity: she...
1977-07-15 0683 Kingdom Below (The) A wealthy American financier and his wife travel to Europe to help their daughter find a husband with the aristocracy. The...
1977-09-02 0703 Olive Darling and Morton Dear A stress-relieving journey into nature might prove fatal for a diffident accountant who ends up sharing a room with a...
1977-09-26 0715 Guy de Maupassant Murders (The) The sensational tale of a serial murderer is followed by a judge and his attendant. The killer seems to exclusively choose...
1977-09-29 0717 Solitary (The) The story of an unlikely friendship between a prisoner and the security officer. The prisoner is hated and tortured by...
1977-10-17 0725 Return Engagement An intriguing tale of an aged actor turned small time hoodlum. He steals arbitrarily but can he be a murderer too?
1977-11-07 0736 Therapeutic Cat (The) A desperately lonely aged man adopts a cat to keep him company who proves to be extraordinarily companionable. But her...
1977-11-18 0743 Grain of Salt (A) An enchanting Irish folk tale is repeated in America as a young Irish lady asks an Irish cop to help find her lost purse...
1977-11-25 0746 Indian Giver A rich old woman's estate is haunted by an Indian ghost who drives away all her guests and domestic help. She engages the...
1977-12-07 0751 Fire and Ice A tiff between a father and daughter on the choice of her suitor leads to an extremely taxing expedition for both the chosen...
1978-01-02 0762 Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater Peter Perkins is a loser. He is sidelined at work and pestered at home. He seeks refuge in daydreams where he isn't...
1978-01-16 0765 In Another Place A rich young couple believe they they have gotten away with a crime executed faultlessly, but the police chief knows better...
1978-01-26 0771 Safety Match (The) A young but gifted detective and a seasoned but pompous one come together to solve a mysterious murder. The only clue is a...
1978-01-27 0772 Defectors (The) A married senator is blackmailed by a spy who managed to take a photograph of the senator in an embarrassing position with...
1978-03-16 0799 Time Fold (The) In this bizarre science-fiction tale, an ill-fated plane gets trapped in a space-time variance in 1979 and ends up with all...
1978-03-23 0803 Judas Kiss (The) A misogynistic clairvoyant witnesses a woman murdering her boyfriend and subsequently, her husband.
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...
1978-04-27 0823 Queen of Palmyra (The) A private eye chases an enigmatic woman who is a self-declared messiah and the reincarnation of a queen of ancient Rome. She...
1978-05-01 0825 Drink with Dionysius (A) A nuclear weapon poetically named after the Greek god of wine falls into the hands of a small-time robber and swindler. He...
1978-05-11 0831 Guilt of the Innocent (The) A young and poor Russian falls under the influence of a master thief who works a seaport. A naive, and hard up Russian falls...
1978-06-02 0844 Diamond Cut Diamond While on holiday in Monte Carlo, a wealthy man is swindled by a man who claims to be a psychic. A con posing to be a psychic...
1978-06-26 0855 Lady Bluebeard An insurance agent is sent to check on the widow beneficiary of six aged husbands, with all the marriages culminating under...
1978-07-13 0863 Village of Fools (The) A delightful farce in which a man is sent on a task to find the hamlet of Helm. But on his arrival, he is given the duties...
1978-07-31 0873 Vanishing Point (The) A thrilling Holocaust-based narrative about a visiting physics professor in Germany on the search for an aged German...
1978-12-04 0926 Serpent of Saris (The) The god of athletics, Saris, exacts punishment on a pugilist. A retired police officer steps in to save him when another...
1979-02-28 0958 Shadows from the Grave A photographer and his wife move into his uncle's house upon his death. When the local priest denies his blessing, the...
1979-05-14 0979 Virtue Is Its Own Reward In a battle to win the soul of a real estate investor, an angel and demon take on earthly bodies. The succubus seduces him...
1979-06-04 0985 Willy and Dilly A clueless broker falls in love with the very woman who has set out to bamboozle him and relieve him of his money!
1979-06-18 0989 Unquiet Tomb (The) A remote island is home to an old ship captain and his assistant. Their peace is disturbed when a young family move to the...
1979-07-11 0996 Fools (The) After the death of his father, a young man is forced into a life of crime to survive in post-revolutionary Russia.
1979-08-29 1008 Ninety Lives Suspicious of his motives, a brother does a background check on a supposed amnesia victim that his waitress sister has taken...
1979-09-12 1012 Two Sams (The) After starting their own private firm, an ex-cop and lawyer take on the kidnapping of the child of a wealthy noble as their...
1979-11-19 1031 God That Failed (The) On the way home after visiting a third world country on a diplomatic mission, a U.S. senator is knocked unconscious during a...
1979-12-10 1037 If a Body The local sheriff becomes suspicious when a widow becomes the recipient of a huge inheritance after her husband is...
1980-01-14 1050 Better Half (The) Despite having murdered her in a fit of envious rage, a young ad agency executive continues to receive advice from his...
1980-04-14 1076 Star Sapphire After adopting a teenage girl to keep his wheelchair bound spouse company, a man teaches the girl how to hunt and kill using...
1980-04-16 1077 Face in the Coffin (The) In a visit to the funeral home to pay their respects to a deceased family member, a young couple unwittingly discover the...
1980-05-07 1083 Wanted, a Husband A suspicious postal investigator pokes his nose into the business of two local swindlers believed to be running an elaborate...
1980-08-20 1111 Kill Now, Pay Later In order to stop her son from marrying a poor woman, a controlling mother threatens to disinherit him. Instead of hindering...
1980-09-17 1119 Threshold (The) A young married couple purchase an abandoned town believed to be a nuclear testing site. When invisible hands begin to...
1980-10-06 1124 Second Sight In order to evade capture during an attempted robbery of a wealthy man, Arthur Dickson aka Fingers accidentally blinds the...
1980-10-22 1129 Confession After discovering that his broker has been fleecing him for months, he secures a signed confession in order to get his...
1980-11-12 1135 Natural Sugar When an actor turns up dead in the middle of a play, a police detective must sift through all the scenarios to find the...
1981-01-01 1141 Catch the Smallest Devil A cantankerous and horrid old man perishes after heart surgery. He is denied entrance into Heaven, even as a timid young...
1981-01-20 1150 Fountain Of Truth (The) Behind Ponce de Leon's journey to discover the Fountain of Youth in Florida lies another treasure-hunting quest for lost,...
1981-02-11 1158 Shadow of a Killer (The) The lines between reality and fantasy blur when an actor portraying a police detective on a television drama agrees to help...
1981-04-17 1186 But With Blood A classic retelling of the famed siege at Harpers Ferry, which brought the anti-slavery faction of John Brown and his...
1981-06-12 1210 When in Rome After becoming the ambassador of a small, European country at his wife's urging, wealth man discovers that all is not well...
1981-07-24 1225 Once a Thief A young punk exacts revenge against the detective that had him arrested years before by having him fired. However, former...
1981-08-03 1229 Honor Among Thieves In order to give their friend a proper funeral, a group of old men rob the local bank. They are unsure of what to do with...
1981-09-04 1239 Double Cross Death Upon examining the body, the surprised expression on the visage of his deceased niece causes her coroner uncle to suspect...
1982-01-21 1281 Gate 27 After being deserted by his wife, a former investigator finds relief at the bottom of a liquor bottle. His life takes a turn...
1982-02-15 1290 Point 44 Connection (The) An aging secretary is laid-off due to her age. Incensed by the discrimination, she challenges her boss to a duel and wins....
1982-02-26 1295 Blood Red Ink (The) An experienced cop grows bitter when he is overlooked for a promotion in favor of his partner. His resentment causes him to...
1982-03-19 1304 Magic Stick of Manitu (The) In order to establish ties with a musical race from another galaxy, the assistant of an interstellar diplomat becomes...
1982-04-05 1311 Widow Wonderland A professional bounder preys on grief-stricken widows as they visit their husband's graves. He promptly seduces them, and...
1982-04-16 1316 Something to Live For To escape his failing business, an immigrant show owner attempts to commit suicide but is hindered by the sudden appearance...
1982-04-26 1320 Hanging Sheriff (The) A softhearted sheriff has difficulty imposing the death sentence. When his meddlesome wife forces his hand, he is compelled...
1982-05-28 1334 Chess Master (The) An uneventful game of chess with a stranger in the park leads to a world of adventure for an out-of-work advertising agent.
1982-06-16 1339 Most Dangerous Animal (A) In order to marry the man she loves, the wife of the notorious pugilist 'Killer' Vincent asks for a divorce. Aside from...
1982-07-09 1349 Come Back Next Week In order to discover the man who ordered her husband's death, a woman makes a weekly visit to the state prison in order to...
1982-08-03 1357 Redhead In order to assuage his guilt over the death of an innocent woman whom he dropped off at the wrong stop, a bus driver uses...
1982-08-12 1360 Man with the X-Ray Eyes (The) A county sheriff is taken aback when the prosecutor assigned to the case brings in a psychic to help with their...
1982-10-13 1381 Fly Swatter Tired of their lives as petty thieves, a husband and wife team attempts to get regular jobs. Their search lands them in the...
1982-11-23 1395 Smile (The) When a smile-shaped cloud seemingly follows him wherever he goes, a reporter recently back from an assignment in Tibet...

3 Responses to Gwynne, Fred


I always loved when Fred Gwynne made an appearance on CBSRMT. Something about his voice was very satisfying, and he was an excellent actor. Thankfully he was a FREQUENT worker, and we have alot of great stuff to enjoy.

I always enjoyed when Fred Gwynne was on CBSRMT. To me, Gwynne and E. G. Marshall were the two keystones of CBSRMT. Without either one, it just would not have been the same. I was barely 16 when CBSRMT returned to radio, and I enjoyed listening to the shows each night before I went to sleep. The shows were always relaxing.

Beyond all doubt my all time favorite radio actor voice was The late, great Fred Gwynne. I always enjoyed his voice and characters. He could also change his voice, it also!!! I would get off work at midnight, and listen to the CBSRMT.com going home from work (it was an hour drive from Mesquite, TX to Arliongton where I attended college at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). I loved every show! E.G. Marshall was great. It was better using your imagination. I was born in 1953 and listened to radio shows with my late Mother. I listened to the shows with great interest. Some shows were chilling. Thanks!!! RJS

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