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CompletedFirstLines: Rogue's Gallery

Based on Otter Logs Dated December 8, 2009

Based on new information from various sources, including the ProQuest Historical Newpaper Database and the NewspaperARCHIVE database.

Date Aired : 45/06/17
Episode Number : 001
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: I Break into Print the Hard Way
Notes : Premier Episode @ 6:30pm on NBC starring Dick Powell
Notes : (episode title obtained from Chicago Daily Tribune and from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/06/24
Episode Number : 002
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Won't You Come Into My Parlor
Notes : "Rogue's Gallery" debuts as a summertime substitute for "The Fitch Bandwagon" on NBC starring Dick Powell.
Notes : (episode title obtained from Chicago Daily Tribune)
Notes : A show found with this date was actually "Star Of Savoy" / "McDonald Murder Case" from 46/06/23

Date Aired : 45/07/01
Episode Number : 003
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: I Used My Head
Notes : (episode title obtained from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/07/08
Episode Number : 004
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: The Lady and the Letters
Notes : (episode title obtained from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/07/15
Episode Number : 005
Available : NO

Date Aired : 45/07/22
Episode Number : 006
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: My Client Loses His Head
Notes : (episode title obtained from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/07/29
Episode Number : 007
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Storm and Strife
Notes : (episode title obtained from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/08/05
Episode Number : 008
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Beautiful Lady
Notes : (episode title obtained from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/08/12
Episode Number : 009
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Father Sheay's Miracle
Notes : (episode title obtained from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/08/19
Episode Number : 010
Available : NO

Date Aired : 45/08/26
Episode Number : 011
Available : NO

Date Aired : 45/09/02
Episode Number : 012
Available : NO

Date Aired : 45/09/09
Episode Number : 013
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Jailbreak
Notes : (episode title obtained from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/09/16
Episode Number : 014
Available : NO
Notes : [+LAST of **Fitch Bandwagon Mysteries** summer shows)

Date Aired : 45/09/27
Episode Number : 015
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Murder On The House
Notes : First "Rogue's Gallery" regular series show on Mutual starring Dick Powell.
Notes : (episode title obtained from Chicago Tribune & from 5 NewspaperARCHIVE papers "Murder On The House")
Notes : (episode title obtained from NY Times "Murder In The House")

Date Aired : 45/10/04
Episode Number : 016
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Blondes Prefer Gentlemen
Next Week : Murder In Drawing Room A
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Well, I've got a man bites dog title for my story tonight, 'Blondes Prefer Gentlemen'."

Date Aired : 45/10/11
Episode Number : 017
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Murder In Drawing Room A
Notes : (episode title obtained from 45/10/04 episode closing & Chicago Tribune)

Date Aired : 45/10/18
Episode Number : 018
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: UNKNOWN
Notes : (comments "concerning prize fighters" obtained from Wisconsin State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/10/25
Episode Number : 019
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Murder With Muriel
Next Week : Photo Finish
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Well, tonight, we meet a sort of unusual girl. Her name's Muriel. And she's quite a personality. The name of the story is 'Murder With Muriel'."
Notes : (episode title obtained from episode opening & Chicago Tribune and 2 other newspapers)

Date Aired : 45/11/01
Episode Number : 020
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Photo Finish
Notes : (episode title obtained from 45/11/01 episode closing & Chicago Tribune)

Date Aired : 45/11/08
Episode Number : 021
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Little Drops of Rain
Next Week : House Of Fear
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Well tonight, you're going to meet some charming people. And you're going to run into a little bit of very fancy murder. The name of the story is 'Little Drops Of Rain'."
Notes : (episode title obtained from episode opening & Chicago Tribune & Wisc. State Journal)

Date Aired : 45/11/15
Episode Number : 022
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The House of Fear
Notes : Episode is entitled 'Sombaland Diamond' in the Chicago Tribune & the Janesville Daily Gazette but Dick Powell announces it as 'The House of Fear' in the opening.
Notes : Episode is entitled 'House of Fear' in the Lima News with comments of "investigates theft of the Somabland Diamond for Great Western Ins Co"
Next Week : Last Race
First Line : "Oh, I'd like to get my hands on that cop that got me through the shoulder last night."

Date Aired : 45/11/22
Episode Number : 023
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Last Race
Notes : (episode title obtained from 45/11/15 episode closing & Chicago Tribune's 'The Last Race' and 'Last Race' in the Wisc. State Journal & the Janesville Daily Gazette)

Date Aired : 45/11/29
Episode Number : 024
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Little Old Lady
Notes : Episode is entitled 'Lovely Little Old Lady' in the Chicago Tribune & the Wisc. State Journal but Dick Powell announces it as 'Little Old Lady' in the opening and it is listed as ''Little Old Lady' in three other newspapers.
Next Week : Eve & The Apple
First Line : "This chiseler's got you all fouled up in a murder, baby. You'll fry for it."

Date Aired : 45/12/06
Episode Number : 025
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Eve & The Apple
Notes : (episode title obtained from 45/11/29 episode closing & 5 newspapers)

Date Aired : 45/12/13
Episode Number : 026
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Blood on the Sand
Notes : (episode title obtained from 4 newspapers)
AKA/Notes : L-7 Dude Ranch
Next Week : Fortune In Furs
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Well I was suffering one of my regular attacks of rigor indolence(?) last year when I decided to commune with nature, in a general sort of way. So I made a reservation at the L-7 Dude Ranch."

Date Aired : 45/12/20
Episode Number : 027
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Fortune in Furs
Notes : (episode title obtained from the previous episode & the Wisc. State Journal)
Next Week : NOT IDENTIFIED. "This is Dick Powell again ladies and gentlemen. Hope you will be with us again next week at the same time."
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Well, uh, things were a little slow at the office, which is my way of saying I didn't have a client, or a dime."

Date Aired : 45/12/27
Episode Number : 028
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Hot Rubber
Notes : (episode title obtained from 2 papers in the NewspaperARCHIVE database)

Date Aired : 46/01/03
Episode Number : 029
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Murder At Minden
AKA/Notes : Stark McVeigh; Stark McVey; Murder In Minden
Next Week : Best Laid Plans
First Line : Telephone ringing. "Hello, Richard Rogue speaking." "Hello, Mr Rogue, this is Stark McVeigh in Minden, California."

Date Aired : 46/01/10
Episode Number : 030
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Best Laid Plans
Notes : (episode title obtained from the previous episode but this episode is entitled 'Terrifying Night' in the Chicago Tribune and 'As the Twig is Bent' in the Wisc. State Journal & the Syracuse Herald Journal.)

Date Aired : 46/01/17
Episode Number : 031
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Anson Leeds is Dead
AKA/Notes : Pamela Leeds; Suspicious Will
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune)
Next Week : The Murder Habit
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Oh, uh, first off, today being Thursday, and things being the way they are, I want to thank my Aunt Beulah for sending those pork chops from Bilo, Kentucky."

Date Aired : 46/01/24
Episode Number : 032
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: The Murder Habit
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & 3 other newspapers)

Date Aired : 46/01/31
Episode Number : 033
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Special Added Attraction
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & 4 other newspapers)
AKA/Notes : Carlotta, The Magnificent; Bob Price Case; Pop Price Case; The Carnival; The Circus
Next Week : A Girl, A Boy, A Gun
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Don't look at me like that. Just because my shirt is half torn off and my face is scratched and my necktie is under my ear."

Date Aired : 46/02/07
Episode Number : 034
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: A Girl, A Boy, A Gun
Notes : (episode title obtained from the previous week's closing)

Date Aired : 46/02/14
Episode Number : 035
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: The Eager Murderer
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & 3 other newspapers)

Date Aired : 46/02/21
Episode Number : 036
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Triangle Murder Case
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & the Wisc. State Journal)
AKA/Notes : The Alibi Master; The Chronicle; Clark Ames
Next Week : NOT IDENTIFIED - "We have a story for you about the last time Rogue saw prison."
First Line : "Rogue Speaking. You know, there's something about me that is to trouble what molasses is to flies."

Date Aired : 46/02/28
Episode Number : 037
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Alias Harold Hallaway
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & 2 other newspapers)

Date Aired : 46/03/07
Episode Number : 038
Available : NO

Date Aired : 46/03/14
Episode Number : 039
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: The Cat Dies Once
Notes : (episode title obtained from two different papers in the NewspaperARCHIVE database)

Date Aired : 46/03/21
Episode Number : 040
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Tangerine
Notes : (episode title obtained from NewspaperARCHIVE database - this is possibly a re-titled 46/03/14 'postponed' episode)

Date Aired : 46/03/28
Episode Number : 041
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Callahan's Hat
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & the Wisc. State Journal)

Date Aired : 46/04/04
Episode Number : 042
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Message
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune)
AKA/Notes : Favor For A Condemned Man; Death House Legacy; Mike Royal Case
Next Week : NOT IDENTIFIED
First Line : "Rogue speaking. As I walked down the corridors of the Death House, the butterflies in my stomach were doing a soft shoe dance to the beat of a dirge."

Date Aired : 46/04/11
Episode Number : 043
Available : NO

Date Aired : 46/04/18
Episode Number : 044
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Stormy Knights
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & 2 other newspapers)

Date Aired : 46/04/25
Episode Number : 045
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Headline Murder
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & the NewspaperARCHIVE database)

Date Aired : 46/05/02
Episode Number : 046
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: TCOT Forgetful Blonde
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune)

Date Aired : 46/05/09
Episode Number : 047
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Snowbound
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune)
AKA/Notes : Hermit Of The Hills; Mystery At The Ski Resort
Next Week : Impossible Murder
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Do you ever long for the bracing feel of the freezing wind on your face?"

Date Aired : 46/05/16
Episode Number : 048
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Impossible Murder
Notes : (episode title obtained from the previous episode and the Chicago Tribune & the NewspaperARCHIVE database)
AKA/Notes : Bodyguard For A Judge, Judge Colin Baker
Next Week : The Latin Type
First Line : "Rogue speaking. I guess it wouldn't be polite for me to make the statement that Judge Colin Baker was a snake."

Date Aired : 46/05/23
Episode Number : 049
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Latin Type
Notes : (episode title obtained from previous episode and the Chicago Tribune)
AKA/Notes : (AFRS - Mystery Playhouse)
Next Week : NOT IDENTIFIED
First Line : "When I got on this rattler for my trip to Central City, I was not exactly a joy boy. I hate trains."

Date Aired : 46/05/30
Episode Number : 050
Available : NO

Date Aired : 46/06/06
Episode Number : 051
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Blue Eyes
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune)
AKA/Notes : Jealousy Is A Strange Thing; Weekend Guest; Pat Flynn Story
Next Week : Red-Headed Stranger
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Call Me a silly impressionable boy, if you want to, but when I first laid eyes on Patricia Flynn at that party, I was over the side like a Jacob's ladder."

Date Aired : 46/06/13
Episode Number : 052
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Corpse I Didn't Kill
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune)
AKA/Notes : Red-Headed Stranger; Red-Haired Stranger; Joe Dale Case; San Fernando Valley
Next Week : NOT IDENTIFIED
First Line : "Rogue speaking. You know, I'm a man who loves sunshine, in or out of orange juice. And the only place that has more sunshine, per square inch, than the Sahara desert, is the San Fernando Valley."

Date Aired : 46/06/20
Episode Number : 053
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: The Missing Witness
Notes : (episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune)
Notes : LAST **Mutual** broadcast

Date Aired : 46/06/23
Episode Number : 054
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Star Of Savoy
AKA/Notes : McDonald Murder Case / [REHEARSAL] / show moves back to NBC for the summer, replacing Cass Daley's Bandwagon show
Next Week : Lady With A Gun
First Line : "For the benefit of those who tuned in hoping to hear Cass Daley, may I introduce myself? My name's Richard Rogue. I'm a private investigator."

Date Aired : 46/06/30
Episode Number : 055
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Lady With A Gun
AKA/Notes : Matt Webb Murdered / [REHEARSAL]
Next Week : Cabin On The Lake
First Line : "Rogue speaking. There is something about being happy that I like."

Date Aired : 46/07/07
Episode Number : 056
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Cabin On The Lake
AKA/Notes : Janice Cole / [REHEARSAL]
Next Week : Where There's A Will, There's A Murder
First Line : "Rogue speaking. This Saturday night, I'm going to spell bind you about, caught me while spending the week and the fee from my last case at a zestful hotel..."

Date Aired : 46/07/14
Episode Number : 057
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Where There's A Will, There's A Murder
Notes : (episode title obtained from previous episode & the Dallas Morning News)
AKA/Notes : Angela Mullins /[REHEARSAL]
Next Week : "Be with us again next week, will you? We have a story for you, entitled 'When the Sun Shines..." (Powell mumbles balance of title)'."
First Line : "Rogue speaking. Business was booming like California real estate."

Date Aired : 46/07/21
Episode Number : 058
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Murderer's Apprentice
Notes : Title as published in the Wisconsin State Journal

Date Aired : 46/07/28
Episode Number : 059
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: UNKNOWN
Notes : SYNOPSIS as published in the Wisconsin State Journal is (gets mixed up with a murder at a prize fight)

Date Aired : 46/08/04
Episode Number : 060
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: The Lovely Alibi
Notes : Title as published in the Wisconsin State Journal & Port Arthur News

Date Aired : 46/08/11
Episode Number : 061
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: I Break Into Print
Notes : Title as published in the Wisconsin State Journal

Date Aired : 46/08/18
Episode Number : 062
Available : NO

Date Aired : 46/08/25
Episode Number : 063
Available : NO

Date Aired : 46/09/01
Episode Number : 064
Available : NO

Date Aired : 46/09/08
Episode Number : 065
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Date Aired : 46/09/15
Episode Number : 066
Available : NO

Date Aired : 46/09/22
Episode Number : 067
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host:
Notes : LAST **Dick Powell** show

Date Aired : 47/06/08
Episode Number : 068
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host:
Notes : First **Barry Sullivan** show on the following NBC stations: (KFI-Los Angeles; WMAQ-Chicago; WNBC-New York & WLS- Washington, DC)

Date Aired : 47/06/15
Episode Number : 069
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/06/22
Episode Number : 070
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/06/29
Episode Number : 071
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Phyllis Adrian Is Missing
Notes : Barry Sullivan stars in 'Fitch Bandwagon's Summer Series'.
Next Week : NOT IDENTIFIED
First Line : "Rogue Speaking. You know in my business it's hard to get ahead, with so many other people trying to get a head. My head, that is."

Date Aired : 47/07/06
Episode Number : 072
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/07/13
Episode Number : 073
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Vacation from Homicide
Notes : Title as published in the Syracuse Herald-American

Date Aired : 47/07/20
Episode Number : 074
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/07/27
Episode Number : 075
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Buried Treasure
Notes : Title as published in the Wisconsin State Journal

Date Aired : 47/08/03
Episode Number : 076
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/08/10
Episode Number : 077
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/08/17
Episode Number : 078
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Rip Tide
Notes : Episode title obtained from the Chicago Tribune & the Syracuse Herald-American

Date Aired : 47/08/24
Episode Number : 079
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/08/31
Episode Number : 080
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Death Tells a Fortune
Notes : Title as published in the Syracuse Herald-American

Date Aired : 47/09/07
Episode Number : 081
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/09/14
Episode Number : 082
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/09/21
Episode Number : 083
Available : NO

Date Aired : 47/09/28
Episode Number : 084
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host:
Notes : LAST **Barry Sullivan** show

Date Aired : 50/11/15
Episode Number : 085
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host:
Notes : First **Paul Stewart** show on the following ABC stations: (KECA-Los Angeles; WENR-Chicago; WJZ-New York & WMAL- Washington, DC)
Date Aired : 50/11/22
Episode Number : 086
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Date Aired : 50/11/29
Episode Number : 087
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Date Aired : 50/12/06
Episode Number : 088
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Notes : LAST EPISODE OF SERIES

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