Radio Mystery Theater Episode Guide

Date Episode Title Plot Comments Rating
01/01/1979 0938 Complete Recovery As a result of grievous injuries, a hit and run victim develops several unusual phobias as she slowly recovers. In turn, these strange aversions help her solve the mystery surrounding her accident. 8 105 105
01/04/1979 0939 The Look In order to further himself as a potential president-elect, a senator uses a sub-committee on organized crime to further things along. Things take a turn for the worse when the investigation moves too close to home. 1 69 69
01/08/1979 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 being. When Akhenatan is hailed as Pharaoh, those who question his rule conspire against him. 4 30 30
01/09/1979 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, they set on a path of establishing a new religion to worship the God of the Sun. 3 23 23
01/10/1979 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 she is pregnant with his child, even as she becomes enamored with their army general. 1 15 15
01/11/1979 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 away while doing penance to the God of the Sun, a Nefertiti mad with rage and grief vows to avenge her child's death against her husband and his cruel god. 3 13 13
01/12/1979 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 arrested for heresy. In an attempt to slay Nefertiti, Akhenatan meets his demise. 2 16 16
01/15/1979 0945 The Long, Long Sleep When his doctor informs him that he needs open heart surgery to prolong his life, a man becomes despondent. Soon after, he experiences a strange situation in which he believes is is already dead. This convinces him that death is just around the corner. 6 67 67
01/17/1979 0946 The Wandering Wind After moving into their new home, a husband makes an attempt to remedy the dilapidated state of their abode. However, his shy and timid wife adamantly refuses, preferring to leave their ramshackle house as it is. As time passes, he desires to be free of his timorous ways and become more sociable while his wife stagnates in isolation. 13 69 69
01/19/1979 0947 Side Effects When a scientist stumbles upon their new drug's lethal side effects, he tells the company's CEO of his findings. Fearing that the disclosure could bankrupt his company, he kills the scientist in order to silence him. 1 65 65
01/22/1979 0948 Let the Buyer Beware At an estate sale, Marcie picks up an antique table and discovers a secret drawer that contains an unmarked pistol. She sets out to find the table's history and unwittingly stumbles upon a murder scheme. 1 46 46
01/24/1979 0949 The Burning Bough A woman is convinced that her son's life is tied to the existence of single tree bough in this ancient myth come to life. However, her son's misdeeds bring her despair; and like the Greek goddess of decades past, will she have the resolve to cast the branch into the fire and end his life? 7 48 48
01/26/1979 0950 The Dominant Personality After their wedding, a city waitress moves to the wilderness to live with her loner husband. A series of murders take place on the nearby property and all clues point to her man. 11 66 66
02/05/1979 0951 Love After Death For the past thirty years, a gifted but terminally ill concert pianist has searched for her lost husband, refusing to believe the reports that he had perished after returning to the Soviet Union. They are given a second chance at love when her manager finally tracks him down. 1 35 35
02/07/1979 0952 Everybody Does It In order to augment his income, a hard-up drama critic turns to a life of crime. When he is found dead, his actress ex-wife becomes the center of the investigation. 1 40 40
02/12/1979 0953 The Sinister Shadow An unusual tale of how a timid woman chanced upon her doppelganger in a seedy bar, and how her double turned against her. 6 48 48
02/14/1979 0954 The Missing Day When he cannot account for a period in his life, the manager of a nuclear research facility must trace his steps to reclaim his missing day. 3 49 49
02/19/1979 0955 The Shock of His Life A gambling addict receives the power to predict the outcome of sporting events when he is electrocuted while fixing his television. He uses his new powers to get rich with disastrous consequences. 3 35 35
02/21/1979 0956 The Great Brain A high stakes gamble takes place when a certified genius wagers with a friend and a prison warden that he can free himself from an escape-proof cell using only his wits and logic. 8 43 43
02/26/1979 0957 Hickory, Dickory, Doom A grandfather clock is the central piece in this gruesome and morbid tale. A young couple from Pennsylvania pick up a grandfather clock at an estate sale to give to the local minister. What they do not know is that the malfunctioning time piece does more than tell time, it is actually a gateway to the demon world. 58 91 91
02/28/1979 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 estate grounds soon become haunted by evil spirits. 33 64 64
03/05/1979 0959 The Fall of Gentryville When an entire mountain town vanishes from a map, a reporter is dispatched to uncover the mystery. There she discovers the village's sole survivor and she narrates a chilling and terrible tale. 17 58 58
03/07/1979 0960 Watcher of the Living A high school principal and teacher are sent to an alternate world during a failed lab experiment. In this strange dimension, they encounter a race of floating faces that are cursed to forever witness the wrongdoings of others but are incapable of correcting them. 1 37 37
03/12/1979 0961 All the Time in the World A professional swindler experiencing a losing streak believes he has unraveled the mystery of immortality, he later comes to realize that it is not as wonderful as he imagined. 1 48 48
03/14/1979 0962 The Love God A spirited and opinionated woman alienates her intended with her brash and outspoken ways so she prays to the Indian god of love to remedy the situation. 2 25 25
03/19/1979 0963 The Unseen Watcher A gambler dreams up a desperate scheme to "off" his bookie in order to escape his huge debts. To fund his addiction, he kills his wife and commits arson in an attempt to claim insurance. 4 31 31
03/21/1979 0964 Masks When a retired Hollywood producer is relieved of a precious cigarette case during a train ride, his quest to reclaim the stolen item plunges him into danger. 3 34 34
03/26/1979 0965 Enemy from Space In an attempt to start a nuclear war, alien beings kidnap the president and send back a double to take his place. Aware of the deception, his daughter and aide take steps to hinder their sinister scheme. 3 33 33
03/28/1979 0966 Waste Paper During an investigation into the brutal killing of a cleaning woman in a commercial complex, a lady detective discovers that the deceased was actually living a double-life. 2 53 53
04/02/1979 0967 Voyage of Instrastar The dream world has given a grieving psychologist a chance to reunite with his deceased wife. When he becomes convinced that he has discovered an alternate dimension where the souls of the dead congregate before they are reborn, he goes to great lengths to prove his theory. 10 23 23
04/04/1979 0968 The Believers When a nosy neighbor becomes curious about the strange incidents that go on at the house next door, she sends her son over to investigate. He soon discovers a parallel universe within its walls and solves the mystery. 6 50 50
04/09/1979 0969 The Permanent Man A scientist performs heinous experiments on a human subject on the planet Neptune with disastrous consequences. 4 40 40
04/11/1979 0970 The Charnel House To discover the truth about her father's death, a young woman becomes a staff member in the rest home in which he resided. There she uncovers a horrifying and gruesome secret. 3 45 45
04/16/1979 0971 Ring of Evil When a young woman is witness to a murder, the only detail she can recall is that the killer possessed a unique ring. Strangely, she soon sees the same ring on the finger of a potential lover! 3 24 24
04/18/1979 0972 The Golden Girl With orders to assassinate a pseudo-political and religious leader, a woman from another planet is sent back in time to accomplish her mission on Earth. 4 19 19
04/23/1979 0973 The Glass Bubble Believing it gives her the power to foresee death, a young woman isolates herself in a sterile glass room. 3 45 45
04/25/1979 0974 Letter of Love, Letter of Death A police detective puts his career on the line in order to prove the innocence of the rival of a murdered theatrical producer when he is accused of the crime. 2 31 31
04/30/1979 0975 War of Angels The story of the life of a ruthless business woman is recounted when Lucifer and the Arch-angel Michael argue over who gets to claim her soul. 1 23 23
05/02/1979 0976 The Fabulous Pillow A man is revisited by a strange dream when he loses consciousness during a car crash. In the vision, he goes to seek help and finds himself in the company of a former coworker whom he defended against robbery charges at the cost of his own job. To make amends, the man hands over the stolen goods. 3 30 30
05/07/1979 0977 Search for Eden After surviving an avalanche, a mountain climbing guide finds himself in a strange village inhabited only by blind people. 5 26 26
05/09/1979 0978 The Hole in the Sky Forced to take on a job smuggling contraband, an ace pilot must take a short-cut through a dangerous wormhole to get to his destination on schedule. 4 42 42
05/14/1979 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 in the form of his secretary, while the angel charms him as his headstrong corporate lawyer. 1 23 23
05/16/1979 0980 Messenger from Yesterday After a college professor purchases a life-size statue of a pharaoh as a birthday present for his wife, he is amazed when the figure comes to life and begins to do housework. All too soon, his amazement turns into an unhealthy obsession. 3 34 34
05/21/1979 0981 Help Wanted A series of serial killings of lonely old women piques the interest of a police detective after his elderly aunt tips him off on the suspicious actions of the local grocer. 2 44 44
05/23/1979 0982 Dreams A gambler abuses his wife's unusual ability in predicting outcomes to help him win in his games of chance. When she lands in the hospital due to shock from a particularly terrible dream, she refuses to communicate with him. 3 27 27
05/28/1979 0983 The Outsider After missing his train stop, a man finds himself in a cursed town stuck in 1949; and the townsfolk see him as the messiah who will set them free. 26 40 40
05/30/1979 0984 A Curious Experience To save himself from punishment, a young soldier enlisted in Union Army names his co-conspirators when he is accused of being a double agent. 2 31 31
06/04/1979 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! 4 46 46
06/06/1979 0986 The Pardon After accidentally causing his mother-in-law's demise, a man is incarcerated for involuntary manslaughter. His wife dreads his acquittal when she begins to have strange visions of his homecoming. 6 21 21
06/11/1979 0987 Look Who's Coming When a paranoid wife claims that the television series she watches about an alien threat of world invasion is true, it puts additional pressure on her already strained relationship with her middle-aged husband. 8 30 30
06/13/1979 0988 The Copenhagen Connection Hot on the trail of a fraudulent insurance claim to Mexico and Europe, a police investigator must face a painful betrayal. 2 25 25
06/18/1979 0989 The Unquiet Tomb A remote island is home to an old ship captain and his assistant. Their peace is disturbed when a young family move to the island. When their children suffer mysterious deaths, they are entombed under the house and condemned to eternal damnation. 4 32 32
06/20/1979 0990 The Spaces on the Wall An art broker hires a private investigator to look into the case of an associate that fell victim to vicious a scam. 1 33 33
06/25/1979 0991 Mission From Zython When an unidentified flying object makes a sudden landing in a field nearby a military base; a father and son take several photos. Before long, they are visited by an alien being commanding that they release the pictures into his custody. 1 21 21
06/27/1979 0992 The Giuseppe Verdi Autobus While on vacation in Italy, a widow falls for a vacationing widower from L.A. Problems arise when she discovers that he has not been honest with her as she packs his belongings in preparation for their trip back to the U.S. 3 28 28
07/04/1979 0994 The Great White Shark An arrogant millionaire takes his wife on a charter boat and the ship's captain is enthralled by her beauty. Despite his emotions, he cannot dispel the anger he feels as he seeks vengeance on the shark that claimed his limb. 5 21 21
07/09/1979 0995 Smile at a Homely Girl Marriage to a paranoid and possessive shrew makes life hell for a local businessman. When the woman is murdered, accounts of her jealous ravings make him the prime suspect in the crime, but he finds an ally in the strangest of places. 1 18 18
07/11/1979 0996 The Fools After the death of his father, a young man is forced into a life of crime to survive in post-revolutionary Russia. 1 22 22
07/18/1979 0998 The Case of the Forced Divorce In a battle for the custody of their young son, a British woman enlists the aid of a gentleman con man and an American police investigator to outwit the husband who is badgering her for a divorce. 2 32 32
07/25/1979 1000 Catch a Falling Star Out of charity, residents of a small town bring their needlework requirements to a crazed seamstress. Chaos and hilarity ensues when she insists on creating the gown of a young bride-to-be. 5 30 30
07/30/1979 1001 Relax and Enjoy It An anti-capitalist Latvian faction kidnaps a wealthy businessman in order to gain $10 million in ransom money. In order to liberate himself from their grasp, he must outwit the revolutionaries and turn them against one another. 1 18 18
08/01/1979 1002 The Goddess Caper While traveling in Europe, Twain encounters a woman who implores the famous author to assist in obtaining the release of her husband from a mental institution. He was committed for claiming that he had been the sculpturer of an ancient and revered piece of art. 1 27 27
08/13/1979 1003 Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright A woman comes to a psychiatrist complaining of unexplained anxiety and sickness. Under hypnosis, she reveals a concealed memory of a vicious and fatal tiger attack that took place more than a hundred years ago. 3 15 15
08/15/1979 1004 Body and Soul An out of body experience after she slips into a coma reveals the vision of her estranged daughter rushing to her bedside to a bed-ridden mother. 9 17 17
08/22/1979 1006 Stranger from Nowhere When he chances upon a woman claiming to be his long lost wife, a scientist begins to doubt his identity as well as his weird belief that he is actually an alien being. 1 20 20
08/27/1979 1007 A Cup of Bitter Chocolate In this battle of wits, a loyal butler pits himself against a good-for-nothing son whose primary goal is to murder his mother in order to claim his inheritance. The doting mother remains unaware of her son's misdeeds and only her butler's protection stands between her and certain death. 3 37 37
08/29/1979 1008 Ninety Lives Suspicious of his motives, a brother does a background check on a supposed amnesia victim that his waitress sister has taken a fancy to. 5 42 42
09/03/1979 1009 Tomorrow Will Never Come The resident's of an old building band together to help their old elevator operator keep his job, and the love of his life, an elevator named “Nellie.” 3 26 26
09/05/1979 1010 The Man in the Black Cap Upon retiring to a country manor, a normally docile husband develops a split personality after receiving a mysterious visitor. 3 22 22
09/10/1979 1011 The Odyssey Of Laura Collins After undergoing hypnotism to cure her severe melancholia, a woman suddenly falls into a coma and finds her spirit wandering the streets of New York, even as her mother is beside herself with grief. 3 21 21
09/12/1979 1012 The Two Sams After starting their own private firm, an ex-cop and lawyer take on the kidnapping of the child of a wealthy noble as their first case. They uncover the family's dark secrets as they follow the clues. 1 32 32
09/17/1979 1013 The Guillotine A young medical student meets the love of his life as while waiting out the war. His naive ideals take a beating as he witnesses the brutality of the French Revolution first-hand. 2 20 20
09/19/1979 1014 You're Better Off Guilty When the body of a renowned actress is discovered by a plain and unexceptional stock broker, he finds himself at the center of the investigation. He feels strangely elated to be considered the prime suspect in the case. 3 32 32
09/24/1979 1015 The Gettysburg Address Clues to the location of a famous Civil War treasure are tucked away into a pair of paintings. The two fortune-hunters are pursued by mischief and mayhem as they move forward with their search. 2 19 19
10/01/1979 1017 The Beast The sheriff and a local boy investigate the death of his father involved in a brutal hit-and-run. Their clues point to a businessman who acts as if nothing out of the ordinary took place. 5 49 49
10/03/1979 1018 The Finger of God In this western drama, a young woman is betrothed to a wealthy old man while her lover tries to save her from her arranged marriage! 3 20 20
10/08/1979 1019 Wilhelmina Wilson When a young Olympic swimmer suddenly disappears while visiting the library, her distraught family believes it to be a kidnapping. To solve the case, they must look to the tales of Edgar Allen Poe that the victim was obsessed with.
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10/15/1979 1021 Out of the Mist While touring the countryside and admiring the wildflowers, a man chances upon a young girl who who hitches a ride to her home. He soon comes to unravel the mysteries shrouding her past. 3 31 31
10/22/1979 1023 Sheer Terror A police officer must solve the biggest case of his life- the disappearance of his wife who was kidnapped by an obsessed fan who intends to marry her! 6 35 35
10/24/1979 1024 Dangerous Memory Weighed down by the guilt of imagined misdeeds, a Vietnam veteran is urged to seek the counsel of a noted psychologist by his girlfriend. He must come to terms with the phantoms of his past in order to save his future. 9 14 14
10/29/1979 1025 The Alien Guest A greedy aristocrat is plagued by the spirit of the deceased cousin whom he murdered in order to take hold of his life and seize his wealth. 1 19 19
10/31/1979 1026 Who Has Seen the Wind? In a freak accident, a claustrophobic woman is trapped in her home. Help comes in the form of a friend and her husband whose attempts to free her from the apartment are futile. 11 32 32
11/05/1979 1027 The Terrorist Taken hostage in her own home by a pair of Muslim terrorists, an elderly authoress, her niece, and her publisher's nephew must outwith the extremists in order to escape with their lives! 6 14 14
11/07/1979 1028 Davey Jerrold's Jacket A local scam artist attempts to swindle a young woman of her legacy. She tries to stake her claim on the entire western United States, banking on a treaty inked by her ancestors and a general in the year 1803. Her only proof is an old jacket in which the deed was written. 2 18 18
11/12/1979 1029 House without Mirrors A concerned friend looks into the irrational fear of his compatriot who has an unusual aversion to mirrors. The eccentric man claims that he will see the image of death the moment he looks into a mirror, and not his own face. 2 16 16
11/14/1979 1030 The Nine Hundred and Ninety Nine Thousand Dollar Error A bank president discovers that a glitch in their system erroneously transferred the sum of $999,000 into the account of a corrupt Manila lawyer. In order to retrieve the amount, he must call in a favor to get the greatest attorney in the world to represent his case. 1 27 27
11/19/1979 1031 The God That Failed On the way home after visiting a third world country on a diplomatic mission, a U.S. senator is knocked unconscious during a plane crash. He wakes up in the midst of a primitive tribe willing to hail him as a god once he fulfills two requirements: to marry a local woman and perform a miracle. 1 26 26
11/26/1979 1033 Strange New Tomorrow After the second Hundred Years War, a scientist and his wife are ordered by a covert agency to create a humanoid robot that can survive a land ravaged by nuclear fallout. 4 18 18
11/28/1979 1034 The Philosopher's Stone A soft-hearted banker gives in and accepts a so-called \"philosopher\'s stone\" as collateral when a man hard-up on luck walks in to ask for a $100 loan. He then discovers something about himself in the process.
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12/03/1979 1035 The Specter Bridegroom The spirit of a bridegroom pays regular visits to his widowed bride after he perishes on their wedding night. 4 21 21
12/05/1979 1036 Appointment at Sarajevo The sordid past of Archduke Ferdinand and 1914 attempt on his life are narrated by a doctor in this recounting of the history of World War I. 1 19 19
12/10/1979 1037 If a Body The local sheriff becomes suspicious when a widow becomes the recipient of a huge inheritance after her husband is officially declared dead. He is unmoved by her claims that her husband vanished after walking into a field, and is certain that she is hiding something. 2 35 35
12/12/1979 1038 The Movie Makers A man is driven to suicide after obsessively watching several video recordings of his whole life. The wife enlists the assistance of his friend to uncover the truth behind her husband's passing, and the mysterious company that provided him with the films. 15 23 23
12/17/1979 1039 Beyond Belief The owners of a small coffee shop take pity on an amnesiac young woman roaming the streets of New York City. As they get to know her better, they find that beneath her smiling countenance lies a terrible secret. 4 43 43
12/19/1979 1040 Shadow of a Lover An actor playing the role of a police detective in a drama series finds himself sucked into the delusional world of a woman hooked on romance films when she asks him to help her locate her missing husband. Things start to get sticky when the actor begins to confuse fantasy with reality. 2 24 24
12/25/1979 1041 Death is a Woman A trio of friends are invited to the seaside residence of another of their comrades, and he discloses the power of a mysterious talking painting in his bedroom. After each taking a turn sleeping in their friend's quarters, they learn a new thing about the women they love. 14 30 30
12/27/1979 1042 Between These Worlds When a reconnaissance mission to assess the Earth's viability as a potential conquest, an alien pilot encounters a human couple. He soon finds himself falling for the woman and listening to the demands of her scientist husband. 2 19 19
12/31/1979 1043 The Thousand Pound Gorilla A husband begins to have paranoid episodes in which he believes that his wife is out to kill him. His panic attacks were brought about by a chance encounter with his wife's ex-husband at a golf outing; where the man claimed that his wife would murder him if he continued to stay with her! 5 31 31