43. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: “The Fatal Filet Matter” & Other Old Time Radio Programs

Listen to These Programs:  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Fatal Filet Matter  ~  I Love a Mystery: Bury Your Dead, Arizona Ep 11   ~  Our Miss Brooks: School on Saturday  ~   Gunsmoke: F.U.

Mr. Conklin wants the students of Madison High to go to school on Saturday --- and the response is not pretty!   Johnny Dollar must find out who was responsible for feeding him a "killer steak".  

Jack, Doc & Reggie try to find who stole their $25,000 money belt.  And Matt Dillon must figure out why anyone would want to kill poor defenseless old Oney Becker.    


All these programs can be heard in our show #43.  Here are the details:

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - The Fatal Filet Matter

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Ray Connolly, an old friend of Johnny's, invites Johnny over for dinner while his wife is out of town.  Johnny senses Ray wants to talk about something bothering him and figures that is why he received the dinner invitation.

Before they can get down to their discussion, however, Ray cooks up a couple of steaks.  Johnny is unable to eat his because, although he ordered it "blood rare," Ray serves it up way overcooked.  

Ray, however,  wasn't so lucky. Within within an hour of eating his --- he was dead!  Johnny must now figure out how and why his friend was killed by "the fatal filet".

I Love A Mystery - Bury Your Dead, Arizona

I Love A Mystery

After Jack is hit from behind and knocked unconscious, the boys soon discover his money belt  has been stolen --- along with the $25,000 contained inside.  Quickly Jack concludes the Maestro must be behind the theft.

Simultaneously, Laurie confesses to seeing a woman wearing a white dress roaming outdoors the night Jack was attacked. The only women in town are Dry Gulch Mary, Laurie and Nasha --- and Nasha is dead.

All of this seems to be part of the almost daily routine in Bury Your Dead, Arizona, where "there are a lot of violent deaths and quick burials with little or no regard for the law."  Boy oh boy --- this show is a lot of fun!

Our Miss Brooks - School on Saturday

Our Miss Brooks

Why is it Connie Brooks always gets sucked into situations where there is no happy ending in sight?  Her latest fiasco:  Convince the students and faculty that school on Saturday is a good thing!

You see, while other schools dispense with classes on the last one or two days of the old semester, Mr. Conklin has come up with the grand scheme of extending school into the weekend!   

Needless to say, his decision is not popular with the students or the faculty. But once again Mr. Conklin insists Miss Brooks show her support --- and negotiate a mine field among her students, friends and colleagues!  The result makes for a very funny episode!

Gunsmoke on radio: The F.U.


Who would have shot a harmless little man like Onie Becker?  He didn't even have a pocket knife on him --- and yet someone shot him in the back. 

There is one clue:  Onie had argued earlier that morning over a poker game with Al Clovis in the Texas Trail Saloon.  Matt learns that Clovis has left town --- so it is up to Matt and Chester to go after him.

 When they finally track him down, Clovis has an iron clad alibi -- he was in a meeting with Mr. Bodkin at the bank. 

Before this one is over, it is becomes apparent everything is not as it seems --- and it is up to Matt to unravel the sinister plot.

This episode features John Dehner and Lawrence Dobkin and an exciting script by John Meston.  Listen to the perfect sound quality! 

Here Is a Rundown of the Programs You Will Hear on our Show #43:


Title: The Fatal Filet Matter

Air Date: 5/10/59 (CBS)

Starring: Bob Bailey


Bury Your Dead, Arizona  #11

Air Date: 12/5/49 (Mutual)

Starring: Russell Thorson, Jim Boles, and Tony Randall


Title: School on Saturday

Air Date: 1/29/50 (CBS)

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon


Episode Title: F.U.

Air Date: 9/20/54 (CBS)

Starring: William Conrad, Parley Baer

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