Radio Mystery Theater Episode Guide

Date Episode Title Plot Comments Rating
01/03/1977 0576 Whose Little Girl Are You? A manic-depressive tennis star falls into a pill-induced suicidal stupor. In a daze, she recounts the series of unfortunate events that propelled and reduced her to such a pitiful state. 4 53 53
01/04/1977 0577 This Breed Is Doomed
A professional swindler bamboozles the residents of a small town and ends up absconding with an unwanted and unexpected piece of baggage.

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01/06/1977 0578 The Man from Ultra Solo Nakeela, an interstellar traveller who cannot know love, accidentally ruins the mind of the great Jeffrey Hale, a talented but fragile young artist. Can he help the young genius regain his sanity in time? 5 36 36
01/07/1977 0579 Conquest of Fear
While traveling through Spain, a bandit abducts a world-renowned actress. The beauty recognizes the desperado as one of Spain’s most skilled bull fighters that mysteriously vanished.  She works to convince him to leave his life of crime and return to the professional arena.
1 27 27
01/10/1977 0580 Two Renegades
At the turn of the century, a case of mistaken identity lands a professional con man at the forefront of the Panamanian army.  His failure as a General becomes apparent with his lack of skills and Panama’s enemies learn to take advantage of his weakness.

7 31 31
01/11/1977 0581 The Passing of Black Eagle
As a drunk, he is an easy going beggar, but when he is not drinking, he is the criminal known as \"Black Eagle\" -- destined to rob a locomotive! 

3 40 40
01/12/1977 0582 Tobin's Palm
In order to discover the whereabouts of his absent-minded and missing girlfriend, Tobin visits an eccentric occultist to have his palm read. What he learns from the fortune-teller soon sends him on a wild goose chase, much to the amusement of his friend.
3 54 54
01/13/1977 0583 Don't Die Without Me
The mysterious case of two suicides in the early 20th century piques the interest of a reporter and prompts him to investigate into their deaths. He soon discovers that the one thing that links the incidents together is that the women drew their last breath in the exact same room in a seedy boarding house in Manhattan.
3 58 58
01/14/1977 0584 A Departmental Case
A retired gunfighter sheds his insurance clerk persona in order to track down an alleged wife-beating bank robber and bring him to justice. The ex-vigilante becomes conflicted when a New York reporter discovers that the deceased was actually not that different from her killer.

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01/15/1977 0585 Cherchez la Femme
With the intention of making an investment, the owner of a French Quarter restaurant entrusted the sum of $10,000 to a long-time friend and customer. When an unexpected twist of fate resulted in the man’s death, the restaurateur is forced to hire a private eye to track down her money. The search takes him through the shadier side of New Orleans and all the way to New York City, only to find that what he was searching for had been underneath his nose all along.

3 37 37
01/16/1977 0586 Jimmy Valentine's Gamble
A professional thief goes on the straight and narrow after finally tiring of a life on the run. However, an unexpected crisis surfaces in his life and he must exercise his old skills to perform one last heist.

4 33 33
01/17/1977 0587 Son of Satan
A man and his wife come across an old friend in a stroke of luck. They soon discover that not only has he changed his name, but he actually joined a devil-worshipping cult as well. Despite his religious inclinations, they soon pick-up their old friendship to the extent of even trusting him to babysit their newborn child!

3 57 57
01/19/1977 0588 The Woman in Red
An unlikely thief steals a famous painting. The person who made off with the masterpiece has highly specific and long term plans for the art piece.

3 45 45
01/21/1977 0589 Happy Death Day
An overweight woman suffers from recurring nightmares of her death at the hands of a faceless man. Distraught over her horrific dreams, she visits a renowned psychologist to help her discover the meaning behind her disturbing nightly terrors.

2 45 45
01/24/1977 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 instinct. When his wife is seriously injured in an auto accident and the medical bills start piling up, Chappie asks the coach for another chance. The coach renames him \'The Chopper,\' and tells him to go out on the field and destroy his opponents. Unfortunately, Chappie takes his coaches words literally to heart.
2 38 38
01/26/1977 0591 The White Wolf
A family living at the heart of a remote wilderness is haunted and plagued by a stalking werewolf. Despite the mystery surrounding the strange creature, the children have their own theories as to the real identity of the werewolf.

18 57 57
01/28/1977 0592 My Fair Lady-Killer
A series of deaths involving loose and promiscuous women lead a police detective to believe that the crimes are perpetrated by a serial killer. After narrowing the list of suspects, he is disturbed by the fact that the evidence points to the one person who does not fit the criminal profile supplied by the experts.

3 46 46
01/31/1977 0593 A Casual Affair
When a traveling salesman becomes entangled with a beautiful and mysterious lady, he becomes caught up in their casual affair. What he fails to realize is that his partner is more than what she appears to be and his life ends up in grave and terrible danger.

5 58 58
02/02/1977 0594 The Cat Is Dead
Years later, a husband and his wife return to France to attend the funeral of an old friend. In the city of love, they reminisce the past and remember the first time they met when she was a member of the French Resistance and he, an American soldier.

4 34 34
02/04/1977 0595 The Ripple Effect
In an attempt to recover several scandalous love letters from a bitter ex-mistress, a politician unwittingly sets off a chain of events that threaten to ruin his life, and the lives of those around him.

6 47 47
02/07/1977 0596 I Pronounce You Dead A girl's teenage angst leads her to witchcraft. She awakens from a dream believing she has killed her family. 11 37 37
02/08/1977 0597 The Aurora Group
A man\'s problems begin after finding a quarter in his new suit dated nearly ten years into the future. After his discovery, he becomes plagued by visions of a future in which he murders his wife and becomes desperate when other objects from beyond begin appearing in his presence.

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02/10/1977 0598 The Recluse
A young son learns of the fate of his late father as well as the fortune that went missing together with his disappearance after his grandmother dies, leaving him to inherit the family inn as well as the host of secrets it keeps.

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02/11/1977 0599 Masquerade The mysterious disappearance of a valuable set of pearls during a masquerade ball lands a gorgeous singer and her boyfriend in a case of international espionage and corporate intrigue.
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02/14/1977 0600 Stamped for Death A pair of greedy brothers inherits their father\'s priceless stamp collection upon his death. When the two bounders unwittingly misplace it, they make plans to swindle their elderly relatives out of theirs.
7 38 38
02/15/1977 0601 The Star Killers The world\'s top nuclear researcher is either an insane murderess or a gullible innocent. The truth becomes clear when she is forced to recount the story of her marriage to a supposed alien to her therapist; and how she was later convicted for her husband\'s death.
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02/17/1977 0602 If Mischief Follow Just as she is ready to announce her engagement to another doctor, Marion's first husband, whom she thought was dead, returns and wants to resume the marriage. He needs an operation her fiance is best suited to provide. 1 22 22
02/18/1977 0603 A Heart of Gold A murderous and evil woman fulfills a vainglorious desire to imprint her portrait on special gold coins. In a strange turn of events, the image that appears on the coins is a hideous reflection of her avaricious nature instead of her actual visage.
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02/21/1977 0604 Orient Express An estranged couple chance upon an unlikely reunion aboard the legendary Orient Express en route to Czechoslovakia. In this tale of international intrigue set during the Cold War, a shrewd reporter and sassy lounge singer become entangled in a web of lies and they must work together to uncover the truth.
2 37 37
02/22/1977 0605 Jane Eyre A low-born governess falls in love with the lord of the manor in this classic tale of love and loss set in 19th century England. When she discovers he is wed to another, the poor woman flees her master and the mansion to make a new life for herself.
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02/24/1977 0606 Last Judgement A young nurse moves in with her father-in-law to take care of him when he falls ill. Her world is shaken when she unwittingly learns his terrible secret as the rich old man is haunted by the dark specters of his past.
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02/25/1977 0607 Legend of Phoenix Hill When an archeologist takes his adopted son on an expedition to China, the expedition is besieged by setbacks. A 2000 year old Chinese legend seems to hold the explanation. The young man dreams of the reincarnation of an ancient Chinese princess and feels an irresistable urge to uncover her. 3 37 37
02/28/1977 0608 The Light that Failed In order to win the hand of the woman he loves, a painter and war correspondent does everything in his power to amass a fortune. When he scorns a woman he considers beneath his station, his carefully laid plans fall apart.
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03/01/1977 0609 The Hound of the Baskervilles In this classic tale of mystery and terror, the notorious sleuthing duo of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the disappearance of a young lady, and its connection to the legend of a ghostly hound said to haunt the moors surrounding the Baskerville estate.
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03/03/1977 0610 The Overcoat In post-revolutionary Russia, a man devotes his entire savings to purchasing a new coat to satisfy his boss. The rest of his life's problems are related to that coat. 3 25 25
03/04/1977 0611 Answer Me
Distraught over the death of his wife, a failed author leaves his life behind him and sets out to lose himself in the heat and barrenness of Mexico. Along the way, he comes across a mother and daughter living in a commune and their strange bond inspires him to write again.

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03/07/1977 0612 Beyond the Barrier A young scientist is terribly injured in a car crash. While in the hospital, he has an out of body experience that propels him into the past. While there, he meets and comes to terms with all the people that greatly impacted his life.
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03/08/1977 0613 The Sign of Four This classic tale of theft and betrayal hurtles the legendary Sherlock Holmes into the midst of a secret society.  The terrible secrets continue to plague and haunt its members long after their pact is broken.
2 33 33
03/10/1977 0614 The Pleading Voice A teenage girl recovering from an illness hears a disembodied voice beg to be let into a ruined building on the property. Her father and their minister explore the ruins to learn the source of the voice. 3 25 25
03/11/1977 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 made a promise to never leave his wife as long as they both live. His mistress hatches a plot to get rid of the wife so she can claim her man.
2 41 41
03/14/1977 0616 Look Backward Sometimes A tennis pro plans to flee to Europe after fighting with her husband. Enroute, the plane crashes and she finds that her judge of character serves her well as she and the survivors struggle to survive. 1 30 30
03/15/1977 0617 The Shining Man A young couple purchase a haunted house in Scotland where he is to take a new job. The man's uncle is a parapsychologist and tries to help them solve the mystery of the mysterious glowing in the windows at night. 4 48 48
03/17/1977 0618 Jobo A mildly retarded hick from Texas seems to be the heir of the gods of Easter Island. An archeologist and his daughter take separate paths to discover the truth. 7 23 23
03/18/1977 0619 Little Green Death
In order to defend the proprietor of a small-town book shop charged with a crime he cannot remember, his best friend hires a hot shot lawyer to defend him. Things become complicated when the accused starts to doubt himself and begins to believe that he is actually guilty.

1 40 40
03/21/1977 0620 The Eighth Deadly Sin
A famous writer falls in love with a seductive actress with a penchant for walking on the wild side. When she continues to risk her life and fortune in a high stakes gamble, it sparks a dangerous and downward spiral that ultimately leads to the death of their relationship. 

3 24 24
03/22/1977 0621 The Imposter
A woman, with the ghostly assistance of an actor long gone is inspired to write a full-length play  despite having no theatrical experience whatsoever.  When she tries to take full credit for the story, the real author\'s spirit asserts himself and demands that her name be pulled from the marquee. On opening night, the woman reveals the identity of the true writer of the successful show.


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03/24/1977 0622 The Gift of Doom
A snowbound prospector is saved by an Eskimo witch from a fatal accident. He soon learns of her powerful skill with healing magic and decides to marry her. Her talents soon help further his political ambitions. However, bloated with his own self-importance he decides that he no longer needs the savage that is his wife and schemes to get rid of her.

9 37 37
03/25/1977 0623 A Study in Scarlet A sealed room mystery that launched the careers of the legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. A strange death, a valuable engagement ring and the word RACHE scrawled in blood send the brilliant Holmes and Watson hot on the trail of a wily and sinister murderer.
4 40 40
03/28/1977 0624 The Warriors from Loanda Two unscrupulous ivory hunters are unexpectedly stranded in the dense jungles of the Congo and soon succumb to the heat and humidity of the rain forest.  As isolation takes its toll, the two hunters slowly go mad and waste away.
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03/29/1977 0625 The Coldest Killer Completely enamored with her husband\'s business partner, a faithless wife and her lover scheme to dispatch the two hindrances to their affair: her nosy mother-in-law and her husband himself. 

2 44 44
03/31/1977 0626 Death Is Blue After discovering that his unattractive sister has managed to snare a handsome man as her fiance, he hires a private detective to look into the man\'s background. He is firmly convinced that the scoundrel is merely after her money.
6 43 43
04/01/1977 0627 You Bet Your Life An expectant father with gambling problem swears off his addiction after suffering a particularly heavy loss. However, when he loses his job, he returns to the race-track and tries to earn a living by outwitting and outplaying lady luck.
6 27 27
04/04/1977 0628 So Shall Ye Reap In the 1850’s, a small town in New Mexico becomes afflicted with a strange curse that affects only women and children. In a desperate bid to find a cure, the town’s mayor discovers an unspeakable horror from his past.
2 27 27
04/05/1977 0629 The Sensitive
A cynical and bitter skeptic attends a séance with his wife and his boss. Despite his aversion to things of the occult, he soon realizes that he is sensitive to the paranormal activities around him and actually has the power to manifest spirits into the physical plane. His so-called gift however comes with a terrible price.

4 44 44
04/08/1977 0631 Blood, Thunder, and a Woman in Green
A private detective in the 1940\'s stumbles into a murder investigation when his tabloid photographer friend is brutally slain over a controversial photo he took.

9 31 31
04/11/1977 0632 The Meteorite When a meteorite crashes into a farm field, it is immediately claimed by a local college professor. However, upon closer examination it becomes apparent that there is more to the meteor than what it seems. The professor soon learns that the rock is actually an alien spacecraft, complete with alien pilot inside it!
2 51 51
04/12/1977 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 to a blasphemous act in a cursed church. 4 49 49
04/14/1977 0634 The Phantom House Two young sisters spend the summer with their aunt and uncle in the Virginia countryside at the turn of the century. One sister sees the image of a house destroyed more than 50 years before and struggles against becoming part of its terrible curse. 3 30 30
04/15/1977 0635 Borderline Case A young girl, whose father is the town sheriff, becomes clairvoyant while gazing into a smoky-gray pearl worn by an old woman. She learns the terrible history of the valuable pearl and foresees the murder of the famous jewel's owner. Then she helps her father solve the crime. 2 30 30
04/19/1977 0637 The Book of Abaca The captain and the engineer of a doomed oil freighter become the victims of the contents of the ship\'s log when the freighter\'s owner decides he wants the book for himself.
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04/21/1977 0638 Come Away Death An old lawyer makes a deal with Death to forestall his passing. He takes the job of death, and death takes his place. Who got the short end of the deal? 3 37 37
04/22/1977 0639 The Prisoner of Zenda The coronation of a new king is disrupted when the king's brother drugs him. A distant relative who closely resembles the king steps in to take his place at the coronation. 2 15 15
04/25/1977 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.
3 26 26
04/26/1977 0641 The Adventure of the Red-Headed League Sherlock Holmes helps a friend who has been swindled by a group of red-headed men. He uncovers a much larger scheme. 4 25 25
04/28/1977 0642 The Second Chance Lady A door-to-door cosmetics sales lady unwittingly stumbles into the lair of a hold-up guy. She outwits them to stay alive. 3 41 41
04/29/1977 0643 Wuthering Heights The prodigal son returns to the family homestead bent on siezing control from the relatives that treated him poorly as a youth. 4 27 27
05/02/1977 0644 Much Too Much In this farce, the King of a tiny kingdom doesn't want to spend the money to purchase a guillotine to execute a prisoner. He explores several other means of execution and punishment, but can't find one that he deems cost effective. 8 24 24
05/03/1977 0645 The Luck Sisters This is the story of twin sister residents of a mining town. One always brings good fortune, the other nothing but bad luck. When the residents have a chance to all get rich, the bringer of bad luck should start feeling very nervous. 13 38 38
05/05/1977 0646 Reunion Fever Most of the attendees of a class reunion end up sick with many of them dying. One member of the class gets a letter offering to sell him the remedy for the mysterious virus for $10,000. 1 42 42
05/06/1977 0647 Bottom of the World Arctic scientists must escape when threatened by a planetary catastrophe.
6 44 44
05/17/1977 0649 The Child's Cat Paw A child and a strange cat weave a spell on an old man and a gold digger to put them together. The girl's motives are pure, the cat's are not. 29 24 24
05/19/1977 0650 A Matter of Customs Detective novel enthusiast Millie and her husband Sam go on a sea cruise where they repeatedly encounter another couple. One of the couples keeps changing husbands, causing suspicion in the other. 2 38 38
05/20/1977 0651 Wine, Women, and Murder A mild-mannered book seller travels to Germany for a poetry festival and is framed for murder. His only hope is an assistant secretary consulate who is only mildly interested in his case. 3 33 33
05/23/1977 0652 The Briefcase Blunder When a briefcase full of money is left in Harry's cab, he finds out honesty will not always set you free. He finds himself in a whole lot of trouble after he turns it in to the police and the owner refuses to claim it. 1 36 36
05/24/1977 0653 Transmutation, Inc. A small time hustler is forced into a moral dilemna where he must choose good or evil when he is confronted by the Devil himself. 5 30 30
05/26/1977 0654 The Countess A French countess recounts her brief attraction to a Spanish prisoner of war and her marriage to a brutal French dignitary. 1 12 12
05/27/1977 0655 Guilty Secret A Senator finds himself in the middle of a presidential race with a terrible secret he must conceal. He is sure that people know of an indiscretion from his past and will use it against him. 4 23 23
05/30/1977 0656 The Silent Witness A Hawaiian banker is haunted by a vision of an open grave in an American cemetary. His new assistant's wife brings back painful memories for him. 1 23 23
06/02/1977 0658 A God Named Smith A young child prodigy creates an entire planet of his own, intending it to be a better world than earth. He finds volunteers to populate it, and establishes himself as a god. 5 39 39
06/03/1977 0659 The Two-Dollar Murders A man tries to cover up an affair and murder by killing a cop who writes him a parking ticket. The unlikliest of clues and the unlikliest of witnesses gives him away. 1 26 26
06/06/1977 0660 The Blood Red Wine A man wonders out of a storm into a couple's house and dies of a heart attack. He is carrying with him $250,000 stolen money. Do they keep it or give it back despite the fact that nobody knows they have it? 3 49 49
06/07/1977 0661 The Curse of Conscience A hustler and loser fall in with an elderly woman who tries to put him on the straight and narrow path. When he finds himself in a bind, he aims to take advantage of her -- with dire consequences. 2 30 30
06/09/1977 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 regularly talks to her dead parents and her dead horse. 5 37 37
06/10/1977 0663 The Night We Died It's con man versus con man in this sci-fi story of double-crossing and murder as a veteran of the Lunar Revolt tries to scam a war widow.
2 14 14
06/13/1977 0664 First Woman in Space The first woman in space returns to earth with an alien living within her --- an alien that will fight her for control of her body and survival in her new environment. 3 24 24
06/14/1977 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. 1 29 29
06/16/1977 0666 Little Lucy's Lethal Libation Womens Lib runs amok. An advertising executive suspects that women plan to take over the world when his female boss assigns him to an account with an overbearing female client who shuns publicity. 6 27 27
06/17/1977 0667 Two Motives for Murder A young broker thinks he's in trouble when $100,000 in bonds entrusted to him comes up missing. But his troubles really begin when his boss invites him out on his yacht to discuss the matter. 2 25 25
06/20/1977 0668 The Birthmark A scientist believes that a hand-shaped birthmark on his wife's cheek is the only thing standing between her and perfect beauty. He develops a means of removing it and his wife is willing. What price will they pay for their vanity? 1 28 28
06/21/1977 0669 Tomorrow, Cloudy and Cold A scientist conducts experiments on a young drifter to allow him to be able to control the weather with his emotions. When his young subject escapes, the scientist must find his subject before he creates havoc. 3 28 28
06/23/1977 0670 The Red Circle A middle-class housewife has an unexpected visitor who is an old friend from whom she has not heard in many years. The old friend has an incredible tale to tell that pits her friend against her old friend's husband. 2 48 48
06/24/1977 0671 Fan Mail An overly obsessed fan is angry when her favorite soap opera character is killed off, believing it to be real. Meanwhile, the actors live out a real-life soap opera. 2 31 31
06/27/1977 0672 Come, Fill My Cup A train conductor recounts how a regular poker game on commuter train 4321 turned into murder by poison. 2 23 23
06/28/1977 0673 The Adventure of the Speckled Band Sherlock Holmes is hired by a young heiress to find out who killed her sister in a sealed room murder. 2 30 30
07/01/1977 0675 Revenge Set in an 1880's western town, a wealthy man comes to town bent on revenge on three men who wronged him many years prior. His reasons for revenge are startling. 1 32 32
07/04/1977 0676 Boomerang A young witch tries to enlist the aid of Satan in order to deploy spells against the man who continues to spurn her. But they always backfire and end up hurting her. 4 34 34
07/05/1977 0677 Hexed A newlywed is sure that her husband's manservant is trying to put a hex on her because he resents her upsetting the household. She tries to convince her husband to sell their Carribean plantation and move. He wants to stay and solve the mystery. 3 26 26
07/07/1977 0678 A Stranger Among Us A tale of UFO encounter, abduction, and subsequent hypnosis to recover the memories. A woman, arrested for auto theft, claims that she is the victim of an alien abuction. Supposedly based on a true story. 1 28 28
07/08/1977 0679 The Gift Rita Holland and Walter Powers accomplish a murder they have been planning for some time. They go to Rita's apartment and after she turns up the hi-fi to its loudest pitch, Walter shoots her husband, Dennis. Their explanation to the police is that Dennis was killed by a burglar trying to steal his valuable coin collection. The police begin a routine investigation, so routine that Walter, subject to hallucinations, starts believing they know he's guilty. 1 14 14
07/11/1977 0680 A Scandal in Bohemia The king of a Bohemian nation employs Sherlock Holmes to retrieve a scandulous photo from an old fling. Holmes finally meets his match in cunning and deduction. 1 12 12
07/14/1977 0682 A Matter of Conscience A young Kentuckian joins the Union Army, defying his parents who are loyal to the Confederacy. He is immediately sent to spy on a nearby Confederate regiment and meets an unlikely enemy. 1 13 13
07/15/1977 0683 The Kingdom Below A wealthy American financier and his wife travel to Europe to help their daughter find a husband with the aristocracy. The daughter soon falls in love, but not with a man of whom her father approves. 3 17 17
07/18/1977 0684 The Bisara of Pooree A British soldier buys a small, mysterious jewelry box that brings him bad luck. His luck doesn't change when the box is stolen. To get the girl of his desire, he must steal it back. 2 22 22
07/21/1977 0686 Rendezvous with Death A football player with incurable cancer goes mountain climbing and meets a mysterious woman. She provides him love and comfort, but no one else knows she exists. 1 21 21
07/22/1977 0687 The Secret of the Aztecs A man's car breaks down in the desert and he encounters the ghost of an old man named Quetzal who shows him to the long lost Aztec Gold and instructs him to guard the Aztec's treasure from a being known as 'The Savage.' He can't convince anyone that he saw the ghost of the old man and everybody thinks he's insane. 2 35 35
07/25/1977 0688 The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle The gift of a Christmas goose with a valuable jewel inside and an old hat send Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on the hunt for the goose's owner. 6 25 25
07/26/1977 0689 The Rocket's Red Glare A scientist working on a top secret weapons project commits suicide in front of coworkers. A local cop suspects it was foul play and runs headlong into a case of espionage. 1 31 31
07/28/1977 0690 The Secret of Laurels In this gothic sealed-room murder mystery, a man is convicted of killing his best friend. His son sets out to prove him innocent, suspecting that it was his father's widow who did it. 3 28 28
07/29/1977 0691 The Thousand and First Door A man is brought into the hospital suffering from an apparent stroke. But as he retells the final days of his life for us, we find his demise was much more complicated with an uncaring, selfish wife and her paramour. 6 36 36
08/08/1977 0692 Hope Springs Eternal A woman's fiancee disappears without a trace after walking out the back door of their cabin. For the next 40 years, she waits for his return. 4 27 27
08/12/1977 0694 For Want of a Nail A woman's plane is forced to land in a North Dakota town that just happens to be the home of the biggest customer of the company her husband owns. But when she decides to see the factory, she finds out the Audley Company doesn't exist. 2 37 37
08/15/1977 0695 The Together Place A country doctor treats a woman who lives with her daughter on a remote island. The daughter has been communicating with a twin sister who lives in another dimension. 5 21 21
08/17/1977 0696 In the Fog A shell-shocked World War I veteran gets lost in the fog and stumbles into a woman who is anxious because she will miss an appointment. He helps her to find her way home and she later turns up dead. 15 32 32
08/19/1977 0697 The Instrument A writer keeps an incompetent agent because the agent had saved him from drowning years before. Just when he's getting ready to fire him, he finds himself in need of his agent's services again... and again.... 7 26 26
08/22/1977 0698 Return to Pompeii An American widow tours Italy with her colleague. When their tour bus breaks down, they are forced to walk to Pompeii. There, the widow has a strange dream. 1 15 15
08/24/1977 0699 The Adventures of Don Quixote The adventures of the fractured fairy tale of Don Quixote and his misadventures in 15th Century Spain. They are not giants, they are windmills. 3 16 16
08/29/1977 0701 To Be a Rose A psychotic murderer kept incarcerated in a mental asylum recounts the days of him being a sensitive poet and how he fell in love. But his beloved broke his heart and drove him over the edge. 1 15 15
08/31/1977 0702 The Reunion An American war veteran meets a fellow soldier in Paris, a decade after the D-day at Utah Beach during World War II. He discovers that his friend leads a Jekyll and Hide life. 3 16 16
09/02/1977 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 self-proclaimed writer who can be a deadly robber in reality. 3 24 24
09/05/1977 0704 The Waiting Room A cordial invitation from an elderly couple for a weekend stay at their mansion has sinister repercussions for a young couple. They have been baited for a deadly occult ritual dedicated to evil. 24 40 40
09/07/1977 0705 Silent Shock A female inmate of a mental asylum talks to invisible people and awaits the return of a beloved who might not exist. But the doubt lies in whether she is actually insane or made disturbed intentionally. 8 25 25
09/09/1977 0706 The Woman in the Green Dress An apparition of a lady in a green dress haunts a visitor in his friend's residence. Things get interesting when he finds her mentioned in a coat of arms in the architecture of a derelict, local church. Further enquiry with the old church sexton reveals a strange murder committed nearly eighty years back. Can he solve the mystery now? 1 17 17
09/12/1977 0707 First Childhood An intelligent but whimsical aged lady must prove herself capable in mind as detractors try to take away her house and livelihood. But they might be up for a surprise. 3 25 25
09/13/1977 0708 The Way to Dusty Death A strange story of hatred set in the back woods, where a baron would rather let a dead man's body get decomposed in the open, unattended by any ritual or funeral. When the deceased man's daughters fail to reason with him, the baron's son steps in to plead with him. 4 12 12
09/15/1977 0709 Passport to Freedom A couple involved in espionage for the U.S. government fly out to a small country kept behind the iron curtain to help a scientist couple escape, so his discoveries can benefit the world. But trouble follows soon as the scientist tries to take his mistress along instead. 1 16 16
09/16/1977 0710 Death on Project X A weapons investigator runs into trouble with a routine check at a facility as he meets an apparently deranged scientist who lets him know that they have manufactured the ultimate weapon and plan to utilize it soon.
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09/19/1977 0711 The Wind and the Flame A blackmailer pesters a rich businessman through phone calls. But it is the maid who answers his calls most of the time and she begins to suspect her employer's past? But is she blameless herself? 2 34 34
09/20/1977 0712 The Tunnel Man A deranged scientist invents a machine that can cut through elemental rock as easily as a ship cruising through the ocean. With the forecast of an approaching seismic disturbances in the town, he has the power to make it dance to his tunes and the mayor must decide on their course. 2 26 26
09/22/1977 0713 The Plan The whims of a wealthy woman leads to the demise of her favourite maid and she is wracked with guilt. 6 35 35
09/23/1977 0714 The Burning Whirlwind A trusting aged woman withdraws eight million dollars and keeps it stashed at her home. Unfortunately the person who helped her transfer the amount has other ideas and hires a criminal to dupe her out of it. 2 22 22
09/26/1977 0715 The Guy de Maupassant Murders The sensational tale of a serial murderer is followed by a judge and his attendant. The killer seems to exclusively choose young women as his victims and leaves tantalizing notes next to their corpses. The erudite attendant tries to trace the style of writing that seems oddly familiar to her but the judge keeps aloof. 4 35 35
09/27/1977 0716 The Wintering Place An aged widower forces himself sexually onto a female scientist and later murders her. Now he is haunted by her ghost who also calls upon the ghost of his wife to make him confess his actions. 3 18 18
09/29/1977 0717 The Solitary The story of an unlikely friendship between a prisoner and the security officer. The prisoner is hated and tortured by another guard regularly and the warden tries to find a way to resolve the conflict. 16 21 21
10/03/1977 0719 Mother Knows Best A cash strapped former college football idol and an opportunist juvenile delinquent try to borrow from the football player's wealthy uncle. But the uncle ends up murdered and everyone suspects the footballer, including his mother. But her own uneasy conscience over his neglected childhood forces her to look for the real culprit. 1 10 10
10/05/1977 0720 The Sea Nymph A greedy antique collector pays a deep sea diver to find an old figurine from a shipwreck. But the rather straightforward task throws up unexpected difficulties - a strange occupant dwelling in the shipwreck and a beautiful girl under the apparent care of the collector himself. 1 17 17
10/07/1977 0721 The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet The classic Sherlock Holmes tale of a financier father apparently apprehending his son while trying to steal valuable gems from an ancient crown left in his care. Holmes is asked to obtain a confession but he finally solves the mystery from the silence of a suspect. 2 33 33
10/10/1977 0722 The Actress The quintessential story of an actress slowly losing her own self in the life of the tragic character she is supposed to enact. 2 28 28
10/12/1977 0723 The Case of Chateau-Margaux A wounded horse is the only witness to the disappearance of a rich man and his nephew is apprehended for it. A mysterious case of costly wine might be his only salvation. 1 21 21
10/14/1977 0724 The People of Sissora A man spots another at a restaurant dinner and pins him down as the ultimate threat to mankind. It transpires that they are both from a different planet! 6 37 37
10/17/1977 0725 Return Engagement An intriguing tale of an aged actor turned small time hoodlum. He steals arbitrarily but can he be a murderer too? 5 34 34
10/19/1977 0726 The Island on Silver Tree Lake A lady is forced to catch a boat ride to an island resort after an accident with her car. The island has a strange name and she ends up as an unwilling participant in a mystery. 2 50 50
10/21/1977 0727 Sorry to Let You Go What happens when technology takes on the job of governance? A quirky story about a man in his 50's being expelled from his job because the computer finds him too aged to be productive. When he looks for other job options, all computers give him the same answer. When he is finally driven to suicide in order to be able to claim his insurance, yet another computer steps in to prevent him. And his wife has no idea that he is unemployed 1 12 12
10/24/1977 0728 Trial for Murder Two writers interested in reporting a murder end up sharing resources on the same murder trial. Furthermore, the spirit of the murdered man appears to help things along. 2 17 17
10/25/1977 0729 Just to Keep Busy A betrothed man strives to win the affection of his friend's secretary. When she finds out his double game, she takes the extreme step and he becomes the suspect. 4 35 35
10/31/1977 0732 Trial by Fire A clever deceiver manages to convince a tribal group that he is the appointed messiah from their deity of fire and dupes them into entrusting him with a fabulous jewelled crown. But trouble starts brewing when the fire god himself appears! 1 10 10
11/01/1977 0733 Last Train Out A communist spy story reminiscent of the McCarthy era. An American film crew tries to film the last journey of a legendary train The Orient Express and falls into a communist espionage trap. They must comply with the wishes of these shady characters to get out of it alive. 3 13 13
11/03/1977 0734 Land of the Living Dead In their journey to a distant village tucked away in the interiors of Brazil, two scientists find themselves stranded at an airport in a mysterious village. A village filled with an ancient people with their strange customs and rituals. 5 22 22
11/04/1977 0735 The Final Judgement A classic tale from the legendary fables of King Solomon. Three merchants go to Solomon to get his counsel as to which of them is unscrupulous. Solomon uses his sagacity and devices a unique strategy to get at the truth. 2 11 11
11/07/1977 0736 The Therapeutic Cat A desperately lonely aged man adopts a cat to keep him company who proves to be extraordinarily companionable. But her qualities might have other intrinsic sources than simple feline nature as she is revealed to be a witch. 12 31 31
11/08/1977 0737 The Haunted Mill A young voyager takes up a long journey lasting three years. His sweetheart back home falls for another man in his absence. But his subsequent return strokes her old passions much to the chagrin of her present beau who swears revenge. The traveller meanwhile is completely preoccupied with a decrepit, haunted mill. 16 25 25
11/10/1977 0738 A Tale of Two Worlds An actor gets so involved with his character on a soap opera that he is inconsolable when the character is killed off according to the diktats of the script. His co-actors try to help him bargain in a losing dialogue with the arrogant producer. 1 22 22
11/11/1977 0739 We Meet Again The murderer recently apprehended by her husband turns out to be the wife's old flame. She is convinced of the man's innocence and feels guilty for having ditched him. She decides to take the investigation into her own hands along with a bit of help from her husband. 3 24 24
11/14/1977 0740 The Gloria Scott The evergreen Sherlock Holmes tale of unravelling a case around a mutiny aboard the ship Gloria Scott with the help of a coded message from one of its survivors. 2 25 25
11/18/1977 0743 A Grain of Salt An enchanting Irish folk tale is repeated in America as a young Irish lady asks an Irish cop to help find her lost purse that contains an enchanted salt shaker. She also recounts how her father acquired the shaker from the ancient Old Man of the Stone back at home. 11 26 26
11/21/1977 0744 She An explorer and the son of his former co-worker journey to a distant island and find a mythic goddess who caused the death of the young man's predecessors. They also find an ancient queen who has waited hundreds of years to wreck revenge on the murderer of her lover. 1 14 14
11/23/1977 0745 The Pinkerton Method The story of the legendary Pinkerton Detective Agency and how they got started with nabbing train robbers with a pursuit in Missouri involving the death of an innocent railway worker. 2 10 10
11/25/1977 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 services of an easy-going private eye to help her solve the problem. 4 24 24
11/28/1977 0747 The Man Is Missing A lady pesters investigators to find her missing husband. One of them decide to help her on his own as he falls for her. But his wife gets interested too and manages to unearth some astonishing facts. 3 21 21
11/30/1977 0748 The Teddy Bear A classic cold war phobia narrative about a reporter investigating the discovery of a weapon by the Russians that can read and control every mind. 4 8 8
12/02/1977 0749 Neatness Counts An investigator ends up with the unfortunate duty of solving the murder mystery about a man so universally panned that each and every person he knew in his lifetime could be a suspect. 2 26 26
12/05/1977 0750 The Lost Tomorrows A pair of American adventurers set on a trip to a sacred Yucatan cave to retrieve antique artifacts despite dire warnings from the locals not to trespass on the premises. 1 25 25
12/07/1977 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 candidates selected by the two. But the results throw even them into surprise! 5 33 33
12/16/1977 0755 The Ghost with a Knife Alleged to based on real-life incidents, this is the story of a family threatened by a knife-wielding spirit who kills their plants and repeatedly adjusts their thermostat. Ghost hunters try to talk to him and understand his strange behaviour. 5 33 33
12/19/1977 0756 Brothers of the Angle Mrs. Buttwheezer is the rich heroine of this tale of undying love. She believes her deceased husband will return from his grave to keep her company. A bunch of swindlers decide to take advantage of this using the old man's love for poetry and fishing and claim to get messages from him to win her trust. 9 18 18
12/21/1977 0757 The Big Ten-Cent Hustle An autobiographical sketch narrated by a minty new Mercury dime. 2 16 16
12/23/1977 0758 The Witching Well A young man goes on a discovery of the past with the death of his father. He heads to an isolated, little village in Ireland and learns its terrifying secret and more about his father and himself than he ever intended to. 5 31 31
12/26/1977 0759 The Ghosts of Yesterday A socialite past her prime is asked to identify the person responsible for the death of her family and her whole village in a war pogrom. But she is long past those events and disinclined to raise the curtain on her less than modest background for the fear of endangering her present. 4 20 20
12/28/1977 0760 The Missouri Kid Based on a real-life incident, this is the true tale of the investigation of the murder of a Pinkerton detective by his brother and another detective as they strive to bring the responsible bank robbers to court. 4 27 27
12/30/1977 0761 The Ninth Volume A geologist accidentally makes the fabulous discovery of a modern residence buried underneath the rocks for twelve billion years. This structure also houses a nine volume history of the world that also encapsulates the present (1998) and the future of our world. But the ninth volume is lost and he must find it before the deadline. 21 43 43