The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Episodes

Totals

Total episodes: 220
Surviving episodes: 62 (7 incomplete)
Circulating episodes: 55 episodes circulate (53 complete; 2 incomplete)

Timeline

2 October 1939-27 May 1946
National Broadcasting System (NBC) and Mutual Broadcasting System (MBS)

Inventory

Mondays, 8:30-9:00 PM
National Broadcasting System (Blue)
26 episodes; 2 survive; 2 reported as incomplete
Episodes at Internet Archive website

  • The Sussex Vampire
    Episode 1; 2 October 1939; lost
    A man suspects his Peruvian wife is sucking the blood of his son!
    Repeated as episode 72; 22 February 1942
  • The Adventure of Silver Blaze
    Episode 2; 9 October 1939; lost
    Repeated as episode 80; 11 June 1943
  • The Adventure of the Speckled Band
    Episode 3; 16 October 1939; lost (repeated version available)
    A woman's sister is murdered. She tells Holmes she fears she may be the next to be killed. A snake in the night is the instrument of death. Based on the "The Speckled Band" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeated as episode 50; 2 March 1941
    Repeated as episode 96; 1 October 1943
    Repeated as episode 192; 1 December 1943
  • The Man with the Twisted Lip
    Episode 4; 23 October 1939; lost (repeated version available)
    Holmes discovers a clue in a murdered businessman's bathroom that clears a sinister crippled beggar of the crime.
    Repeated as episode 23; 3 April 1940
    Repeated as episode 76; 14 May 1943
    Repeated as episode 133; 19 June 1944
    Repeated as episode 217; 6 May 1946
  • The Devil's Foot
    Episode 5; 30 October 1939; lost
    A ruin on the coast of Cornwall indicates the return of devil worship! The victim dies in a "convulsion of terror." Holmes deduces that there's a connection between a burning lamp, murder and madness. Based on "The Devil's Foot" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeated as episode 77; 21 May 1943
    Repeated as episode 136; 10 July 1944
  • The Bruce Partington Plans
    Episode 6; 6 November 1939; available
    The body of a worker at the Woolwich arsenal, found by the side of a railroad track, provides the clue to missing secret submarine plans.
    Repeated as episode 93; 10 September 1943
  • The Lion's Mane
    Episode 7; 13 November 1939; lost
    Holmes and Watson witness the death of Fitzroy McPherson who gasps "The Lion's Mane" as his last words. What did he mean? The next day, McPherson's dog is found dead on the same beach. Based on "The Lion's Mane" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeated as episode 68; 25 January 1942
  • The Adventure of the Dying Detective
    Episode 8; 20 November 1939; lost
    Holmes is dying of a strange disease and only one man can save him! Based on "The Dying Detective" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeated as episode 81; 18 June 1943
  • The Creeping Man
    Episode 9; 27 November 1939; lost
    Repeated as episode 84; 9 July 1943
  • The Adventure of Charles
    Agustus Milverton

    Episode 10; 4 December 1939; lost A visit from "the king of all the blackmailers," who demands seven-thousand pounds from a lady about to marry well. Holmes romances Milverton's house maid, in order to better burgle Milverton's house. Holmes and Watson witness a murder, then decline to assist Le Strade solve the crime!
  • The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual
    Episode 11; 11 December 1939; lost
    Repeated as episode 85; 16 July 1943
    Script available here.
  • The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
    Episode 12; 18 December 1939; lost
    A Mr. Eckles is invited to the mansion of a Spanish gentleman, only to find that everyone has disappeared the next morning. A murder, a message retrieved from the fireplace, a Spaniard, a mullato, and a profound mystery. The clues are a cipher that only Holmes can understand. Based on "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeated as episode 82; 25 June 1943
  • The Adventure of the Three Garridebs
    Episode 13; 25 December 1939; lost
    Mr. Garrideb from Kansas needs to find two more Garridebs, so that all may inherit a fortune.
    Repeated as episode 67; 18 January 1942
  • The Blue Carbuncle
    Episode 14; 4 January 1940; lost
    AKA: "Louie The Lisper. A fabulous gem is found on the craw of a Christmas Goose. Christmas Program
    Repeated as episode 159; 25 December 1944
  • The Adventure of the Priory School
    Episode 15; 8 January 1940; lost
    A young nobleman has disappeared from school, shortly after receiving a letter from his father. Why has he gone, where has he gone, and who killed the German in his path?
  • The Greek Interpreter
    Episode 16; 15 January 1940; lost
    Repeated as episode 86; 23 July 1943
  • The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
    Episode 17; 22 January 1940; lost
    Repeated as episode 91; 27 August 1943
  • The Adventure of the Second Stain
    Episode 18; 29 January 1940; reported available as incomplete
    A letter from a "foreign potentate" has been stolen under mysterious circumstances, war may result! The Prime Minister enlists Holmes to track down a missing letter that could involve England in war if not recovered. A second stain on a carpet provides the clue to a murder and the missing document. Repeated as episode 65; 4 January 1942
  • The Adventure of the Abbey Grange
    Episode 19; 5 February 1940; lost
    Sir Eustace Brackenstall, one of the richest men in Kent, is foully murdered. Holmes sees great significance in three wine glasses. The trail leads to a ship's officer on a vessel from Australia.
  • The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez
    Episode 20; 12 February 1940; lost
    A clue to a murder is a unique pair of eyeglasses. The owner, as deduced by Holmes, has unique characteristics. Professor Corum, and his taste for unusual custom-made cigarettes, provides the solution to the mystery.
  • The Blanched Soldier
    Episode 21; 19 February 1940; lost
    A soldier's best friend has vanished, supposedly on a trip around the world. A ghastly white face, pressed against a window, provides a clue to a deep mystery.
  • The Reigate Puzzle
    Episode 22; 26 February 1940; reported available as incomplete
  • The Man with the Twisted Lip
    Episode 23; 4 March 1940; lost (repeated version available)
    Holmes discovers a clue in a murdered businessman's bathroom that clears a sinister crippled beggar of the crime.
    Repeats episode 4; 23 October 1939
  • Title Unknown
    Episode 24; 11 March 1940; lost
  • Title Unknown
    Episode 25; 18 March 1940; lost
  • The Case of the Retired Coulorman
    Episode 26; 25 March 1940; available
    The story of a miser's wife and money that has mysteriously disappeared.
    Repeated as episode 92; 3 September 1943

Sundays, 8:30-9:00 PM
National Broadcasting System (Blue)
24 episodes; 1 survives

  • The Adventure of the Empty House
    Episode 27; 29 September 1940; lost
    Holmes returns from the dead (he had been considered deceased for the past three years) to capture Colonel Sebastion Moran, Dr. Moriarty's last henchman. LeStrade arrests him for the murder of Sir Ronald Adair.
  • The Cooper Beeches
    Episode 28; 6 October 1940; available
    Holmes solves the strange mystery of the governess paid double wages to work for a couple in a rural setting. However, her suspicions are aroused when she is forced to cut off her beautiful hair. Why?
    Repeated as episode 75; 7 May 1943
  • The Nobel Bachelor
    Episode 29; 13 October 1940; lost
  • The Engineer's Thumb
    Episode 30; 20 October 1940; lost
    Engineer Hatherly loses his fee and his appendage after he examines a hydraulic press on a secret mission. He narrowly escapes a demented German Colonel. Holmes has a narrower escape, trapped in a hydraulic press!
    Repeated as episode 79; 4 June 1943
  • The Red-Headed League
    Episode 31; 27 October 1940; lost
    What is the red-headed league, and why is it so important that the owner of a pawn shop belong to it?
    Repeated as episode 78; 28 May 1943
  • The Problem of Thor Bridge
    Episode 32; 3 November 1940; lost
    An honorable governess is accused of murder when the wife is found shot to death with an incriminating note in her hand. Miss Dunbar proclaims her innocence. Holmes deduces the truth. Based on "The Problem of Thor Bridge" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeated as episode 186; 1 October 1945
    Script available here.
  • The Crooked Man
    Episode 33; 10 November 1949; lost
  • The Norwood Builder
    Episode 34; 17 November 1940; lost
    Script available here.
  • The Three Students
    Episode 35; 24 November 1940; lost
  • The Dancing Man
    Episode 36; 1 December 1940; lost
  • The Adventure of Black Peter
    Episode 37; 8 December 1940; lost
    Based on "The Adventure of Black Peter" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Naval Treaty
    Episode 38; 15 December 1940; lost
  • The Boscombe Valley Mystery
    Episode 39; 22 December 1940; lost
    A farmer's son is the prime suspect in his murder, but Holmes doesn't see it as a "cut and dried" case.
  • The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter
    Episode 40; 29 December 1940; lost
    Cambridge is to play Oxford tomorrow, but the star three-quarter of the Cambridge team has disappeared. A miserly relative and an incriminating telegram help Holmes and Watson match wits with a wily doctor. A hound named Pompey finally leads the detective to the truth of the matter.
  • The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone
    Episode 41; 5 January 1941; lost
    Holmes uses the newly invented phonograph to trick a notorious jewel thief and recover a fabulous gem. Based on "The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone" by Arthur Conan Doyle. Script available here.
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles, Part 1
    Episode 42; 12 January 1941; lost
    A recitation of the strange life and unusual death of Sir Charles Baskerville. Dr. Watson is sent to Baskerville Hall in place of Holmes. Based on "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • "The Hound of the Baskervilles, Part 2
    Episode 43; 19 January 1941; lost
    Watson investigates strange doings at Baskerville Hall. A candle signal from across the moors indicates an escaped convict. Watson lies in wait on the moor to meet . . . Sherlock Holmes! Based on "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles, Part 3
    Episode 44; 26 January 1941; lost
    Based on "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles, Part 4
    Episode 45; 2 Febraury 1941; lost
    Based on "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles, Part 5
    Episode 46; 9 February 1941; available (final third missing)
    Dr. Watson discovers a letter from L.L. Based on "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles, Part 6
    Episode 48; 16 February 1941; lost
    Based on "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Resident Patient
    Episode 49; 31 February 1941; lost
  • The Adventure of the Speckled Band
    Episode 50; 2 March 1941; lost (repeated version available)
    A woman's sister is murdered. She tells Holmes she fears she may be the next to be killed. A snake in the night is the instrument of death. Based on the "The Speckled Band" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 3; 16 October 1939
  • The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place
    Episode 51; 9 March 1941; lost
    A spaniel provides Holmes with the clue needed to solve a puzzle involving a crypt filled with an unexpected corpse, and an important horse race.
    Script available here.

Sundays 10:30 - 11:00 pm
National Broadcasting System (Blue)
23 episodes; 1 survives

  • The Adventure of the Illustrious Client
    Episode 52; 5 October 1941; lost
  • The Six Napoleans
    Episode 53; 12 October 1941; lost
    Murder and broken statuettes provide the clues to a baffling mystery.
  • The Case with Two Solutions
    Episode 54; 19 October 1941; lost
  • The Solitary Cyclist
    Episode 55; 26 October 1941; lost
  • The Case of the Walking Corpse
    Episode 56; 2 November 1941; lost
  • The Stockbroker's Clerk
    Episode 57; 9 November 1941; lost
  • The Adventure of the Missing Papers
    Episode 58; 16 November 1941; lost
  • The Hindu in the Wicker Basket
    Episode 59; 23 November 1941; lost
  • A Case of Identity
    Episode 60; 30 November 1941; lost
  • The Mystery of Mrs. Warren's Key
    Episode 61; 7 December 1941; available
  • The Mystery of the Dark Gentleman
    Episode 62; 14 December 1941; lost
  • The Mystery of Donald's Death
    Episode 63; 21 December 1941; lost
  • The Gloria Scott Case
    Episode 64; 28 December 1941; lost
  • The Adventure of the Second Stain
    Episode 65; 4 January 1942; lost
    A letter from a "foreign potentate" has been stolen under mysterious circumstances, war may result! The Prime Minister enlists Holmes to track down a missing letter that could involve England in war if not recovered. A second stain on a carpet provides the clue to a murder and the missing document.
    Repeats episode 18; 29 January 1940
  • The Adventure of the Haunted Bagpipes
    Episode 66; 11 January 1942; lost
    Holmes and Watson travel to Edinburgh, Scotland, on the trail of Dr. Moriarty. The evil doctor plans to bring back the Black Plague! Based on "The Final Problem" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeated as episode 122; 27 March 1944
  • The Adventure of the Three Garridebs
    Episode 67; 18 January 1942; lost
    Mr. Garrideb from Kansas needs to find two more Garridebs, so that all may inherit a fortune.
    Repeats episode 13; 25 December 1939
  • The Lion's Mane
    Episode 68; 25 January 1942; lost
    Holmes and Watson witness the death of Fitzroy McPherson who gasps "The Lion's Mane" as his last words. What did he mean? The next day, McPherson's dog is found dead on the same beach. Based on "The Lion's Mane" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 7; 13 November 1939
  • The Five Orange Pips
    Episode 69; 1 February 1942; lost
    A curse returns to a new generation. What is the meaning of the orange pips and KKK?
  • The Adventure of the Voodoo Curse
    Episode 70; 8 February 1942; lost
  • The Dark Tragedy of the Circus
    Episode 71; 15 February 1942; lost
  • The Sussex Vampire
    Episode 72; 22 February 1942; lost
    A man suspects his Peruvian wife is sucking the blood of his son!
    Repeats episode 1; 2 October 1939
  • The Giant Rat of Sumatra
    Episode 73; 1 March 1942; lost
    Repeated as episode 139; 31 July 1944
  • Title Unknown
    Episode 74; 8 March 1942; lost

Friday, 8:30-8:55 PM
Mutual Broadcasting System
25 episodes; 6 episodes survive

  • The Cooper Beeches
    Episode 75; 7 May 1943; lost
    Holmes solves the strange mystery of the governess paid double wages to work for a couple in a rural setting. However, her suspicions are aroused when she is forced to cut off her beautiful hair. Why?
    Repeats episode 28; 6 October 1940
  • The Man with the Twisted Lip
    Episode 76; 14 May 1943; lost (repeated version available)
    Holmes discovers a clue in a murdered businessman's bathroom that clears a sinister crippled beggar of the crime.
    Repeats episode 4; 23 October 1939
  • The Devil's Foot
    Episode 77; 21 May 1943; lost
    A ruin on the coast of Cornwall indicates the return of devil worship! The victim dies in a "convulsion of terror." Holmes deduces that there's a connection between a burning lamp, murder and madness. Based on "The Devil's Foot" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 5; 30 October 1939
  • The Red-Headed League
    Episode 78; 28 May 1943; lost
    What is the red-headed league, and why is it so important that the owner of a pawn shop belong to it?
    Repeats episode 31; 27 October 1940
  • The Engineer's Thumb
    Episode 79; 4 June 1943; lost
    Engineer Hatherly loses his fee and his appendage after he examines a hydraulic press on a secret mission. He narrowly escapes a demented German Colonel. Holmes has a narrower escape, trapped in a hydraulic press!
    Repeats episode 30; 20 October 1940
  • The Adventure of Silver Blaze
    Episode 80; 11 June 1943; lost
    Repeats episode 2; 9 October 1939
  • The Adventure of the Dying Detective
    Episode 81; 18 June 1943; lost
    Holmes is dying of a strange disease and only one man can save him! Based on "The Dying Detective" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 8; 20 November 1939
  • The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
    Episode 82; 25 June 1943; lost
    A Mr. Eckles is invited to the mansion of a Spanish gentleman, only to find that everyone has disappeared the next morning. A murder, a message retrieved from the fireplace, a Spaniard, a mullato and a profound mystery. The clues are a cipher that only Holmes can understand. Based on "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 12; 18 December 1939
  • The Adventure of the Priority School
    Episode 83; 2 July 1943; reported available as incomplete
  • The Creeping Man
    Episode 84; 9 July 1943; lost
    Repeats episode 9; 27 November 1939
  • The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual
    Episode 85; 16 July 1943; lost
    Repeats episode 11; 11 December 1939
    Script available here.
  • The Greek Interpreter
    Episode 86; 23 July 1943; reported available as incomplete home recording
    Repeats episode 16; 15 January 1940
  • Murder in the Waxworks
    Episode 87; 30 July 1943; reported available as incomplete home recording
  • The Missing Leonardo Da Vinci
    Episode 88; 6 August 1943; reported available as incomplete home recording
  • The Syrian Mummy
    Episode 89; 13 August 1943; lost
  • The Missing Dancer
    Episode 90; 20 August 1943; reported available as incomplete, half show
  • The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
    Episode 91; 27 August 1943; available (incomplete, home recording)
    Repeats episode 7; 22 January 1940
  • The Adventure of the Retired Coulorman
    Episode 92; 3 September 1943; lost (original version available)
    The story of a miser's wife and money that has mysteriously disappeared.
    Repeats episode 26; 25 March 1940
  • The Bruce Partington Plans
    Episode 93; 10 September 1943; lost (original version available)
    The body of a worker at the Woolwich arsenal, found by the side of a railroad track, provides the clue to missing secret submarine plans.
    Repeats episode 6; 6 November 1939
  • The Case of the Dying Rose Bush
    Episode 94; 17 September 1943; lost
  • The Missing Black Bag
    Episode 95; 25 September 1943; lost
  • The Adventure of the Speckled Band
    Episode 96; 1 October 1943; lost (repeated version available)
    A woman's sister is murdered. She tells Holmes she fears she may be the next to be killed. A snake in the night is the instrument of death. Based on "The Speckled Band" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 3; 16 October 1939
  • The Dunda's Separation Case
    Episode 97; 8 October 1943; lost
  • The Old Russian Woman
    Episode 98; 15 October 1943; lost
  • Title Unknown
    Episode 99; 22 October 1943; lost

Monday 8:30-9:00 PM
Mutual Broadcasting System
82 episodes; 10 survive

  • Ricoletti of the Club Foot
    Episode 100; 25 October 1943; lost
  • The Brother's Footsteps
    Episode 101; 1 November 1943; lost
  • The Shocking Affair of the S. S. Friesland
    Episode 102; 8 November 1943; lost
  • The Apparition of Sadler's Wells
    Episode 103; 15 November 1943; lost
  • Murder in the Park
    Episode 104; 22 November 1943; lost
  • The Case of Mrs. Farintosh's Opal Tiara
    Episode 105; 29 November 1943; lost
  • The Camberwell Poisoning Case
    Episode 106; 6 December 1943; lost (repeated version available)
    Repeated as episode 206; 18 February 1946
  • The Adventure of the Jumping Jack
    Episode 107; 13 December 1943; lost
  • The Adventure of the Missing Black Dog
    Episode 108; 20 December 1943; lost
  • The Adventure of the Tired Captain
    Episode 109; 27 December 1943; lost
  • The Incredible Mystery of Mr. James Philmore
    Episode 110; 3 January 1944; lost
  • The Unlucky White Horse
    Episode 111; 10 January 1944; lost
  • The Case of the Departed Banker
    Episode 112; 17 January 1944; lost
  • The Adventure of the Amateur Mendicant Society
    Episode 113; 24 January 1944; lost
    Repeated as episode 135; 3 July 1944
    Repeated as episode 173; 2 April 1945
  • The Dog that Howled at the Night
    Episode 114; 31 January 1944; lost
  • Death at Cornwall
    Episode 115; 7 February 1944; lost
  • The Case of the Red Leeches
    Episode 116; 14 February 1944; lost
  • The Adventure of Doctor Moore Agar
    Episode 117; 21 February 1944; lost
  • The Case of the Missing Button
    Episode 118; 28 February 1944; lost
  • Death on the Scottish Express
    Episode 119 ; 6 March 1944; lost
  • The Peculiar Persecution of John Vincent Harding
    Episode 120; 13 March 1944; lost
  • The Man Who Drowned in Paddington Station
    Episode 121; 20 March 1944; lost
  • The Adventure of the Haunted Bagpipes
    Episode 122; 27 March 1944; lost
    Holmes and Watson travel to Edinburgh, Scotland, on the trail of Dr. Moriarty. The evil doctor plans to bring back the Black Plague! Based on "The Final Problem" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 66; 11 January 1942
  • The Fingerprints That Couldn't Lie
    Episode 123; 3 April 1944; lost
  • The Man Who Was Hanged
    Episode 124; 19 April 1944; lost
  • The Singular Contents of the Ancient British Barrow
    Episode 125; 17 April 1944; lost
  • The Dentist Who Used Wolvesbane
    Episode 126; 24 April 1944; lost
  • Holmes and the Half-Man
    Episode 127; 1 May 1944; lost
  • The Adventure of the Phantom Iceberg
    Episode 128; 8 May 1944; lost
  • The Adventure of the Missing Bloodstains
    Episode 129; 15 May 1944; available
  • The Adventure of the Superfluous Pearl
    Episode 130; 22 May 1944; available
    Miss Kissum's pearls are stolen at a society soiree.
  • The Adventure of the Skull and Bones
    Episode 131; 5 June 1944; lost
  • The Monster of Gyre
    Episode 132; 12 June 1944; lost
  • The Man with the Twisted Lip
    Episode 133; 19 June 1944; lost (repeated version available)
    Holmes discovers a clue in a murdered businessman's bathroom that clears a sinister crippled beggar of the crime.
    Repeats episode 4; 23 October 1939
  • The Adventure of the Dissimilar Body
    Episode 134; 26 June 1944; lost
  • The Adventure of the Amateur Mendicant Society
    Episode 135; 3 July 1944; lost
    Repeats episode 113; 24 January 1944
  • The Adventure of the Devil's Foot
    Episode 136; 10 July 44; lost
    A ruin on the coast of Cornwall indicates the return of devil worship! The victim dies in a "convulsion of terror." Holmes deduces that there's a connection between a burning lamp, murder and madness. Based on "The Devil's Foot" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 5; 30 October 1939
  • The Sinister Wind Bells
    Episode 137; 17 July 1944; lost
  • The Strange Case of the Aluminum Crutch
    Episode 138; 24 July 1944; lost
  • The Giant Rat of Sumatra
    Episode 139; 31 July 1944; lost
    Repeats episode 73; 1 March 1942
  • The Case of the Lighthouse, Frightened Politician, and Trained Cormorant
    Episode 140; 7 August 1944; lost
  • Murder by Remote Control
    Episode 141 ; 14 August 1944; lost
  • The Case of the Missing Corpse
    Episode 142; 21 August 1944; lost
  • The Adventure of the African Leopard Men
    Episode 143; 28 August 1944; lost
  • Dimitrious the Devine
    Episode 144; 4 September 1944; lost
  • Guardian of the Dead
    Episode 145; 11 September 1944; lost
  • The Invisible Necklace
    Episode 146 ; 18 September 1944; lost
  • The Vampire of Cadiz
    Episode 147; 25 September 1944; lost
  • The Two Hundred Year Old Monster
    Episode 148; 2 October 1944; lost
  • The Third Hunchback
    Episode 149; 9 October 1944; lost
  • The Missing Treaty
    Episode 150; 16 October 1944; lost
  • The League of Unhappy Orphans
    Episode 151; 23 October 1944; lost
  • The Haunted Chateau
    Episode 152; 30 October 1944; lost
  • Murder under the Big Top
    Episode 153; 6 November 1944; lost (repeated version available)
    AKA "Cross of Damascus" and/or "The Indiscretion of Mr. Edwards." The title of the story is not announced. Holmes and Watson go undercover at the Paris Circus when The Prince of Wales is accused of murder!
    Repeated as episode 204; 4 February 1946
  • The Strange Case of the Veiled Horseman
    Episode 154; 13 November 1944; lost
  • The Secret of Glaive
    Episode 155; 20 November 1944; lost
  • The Case of the Tell Tale Bruises
    Episode 156; 14 December 1944; lost
    Show of 20 November pre-empted
  • The Island of the Uffa
    Episode 157; 11 December 1944; lost
  • The Wandering Miser
    Episode 158; 18 December 1944; lost
  • The Blue Carbuncle
    Episode 159; 25 December 1944; lost
    AKA: "Louie The Lisper. A fabulous gem is found on the craw of a Christmas Goose. Christmas Program
    Repeats episode 14; 4 January 1940
  • Should an Old Acquaintance Be Forgotten
    Episode 160; 1 January 1945; lost
  • The Play's the Thing
    Episode 161; 8 January 1945; lost
  • Dr. Anselmo
    Episode 162; 15 January 1945; lost
  • The Elusive Umbrella
    Episode 163; 22 January 1945; lost
  • The Werewolf of Vair
    Episode 164; 29 January 1945; lost
  • The Case of the Dead Adventuress
    Episode 165; 5 February 1945; lost
    Script available here.
  • The Newmarket Killers
    Episode 166; 12 February 1945; lost
  • The Mystery of the Surrey Inn
    Episode 167; 19 February 1945; lost
  • The Disappearance of Lady Francis Carfax
    Episode 168; 26 February 1945; lost
    Watson travels to Switzerland in search of an elusive lady. An Australian rogue named "Holy Peters" apparently has her in his clutches. Holmes rescues the lady from a coffin filled with chloroform.
    Script available here.
  • The Doomed Sextet
    Episode 169; 5 March 1945; lost
  • The Erratic Windmill
    Episode 170; 12 March 1945; lost
  • The Secret of Stonehenge
    Episode 171; 19 March 1945; lost
  • The Book of Tobit
    Episode 172; 26 March 1945; available
    A warning from "The Book of Tobit" (the old testament in ancient Hebrew) and a beautiful woman whose husbands die promptly and mysteriously. Holmes gets married! Based on, "The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Amateur Mendicant Society
    Episode 173; 2 April 1945; available
    A group of "wealthy eccentrics" who enjoy dressing as beggars, hires Sherlock Holmes to solve the murder of one of the members. As a time bomb ticks, Holmes learns of a plot against the Prime Minister! Based on "The Five Orange Pips" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 113; 24 January 1944
  • The Viennese Stranger
    Episode 174; 9 April 1945; available
    A blackmailer is murdered in the Viennese pension at which Holmes and Watson are staying. Which one of the guests is the killer? One commercial and the preview of the following week's program have been deleted. Based on "A Case of Identity" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Remarkable Worm
    Episode 175; 16 April 1945; lost
  • The Notorious Canary Trainer
    Episode 176; 23 April 1945; available
    A self-confessed killer commits suicide, but no bodies can be found, except two dead canaries! The final commercial and the preview of the next week's program have been deleted. Based on "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Unfortunate Tobacconist
    Episode 177; 30 April 1945; available
    Three murders in an East End cigar store have an elementary solution.
  • The Purloined Ruby
    Episode 178; 7 May 1945; available
    A story about a missing gem, a murder, and a clue from Edgar Allen Poe. The story begins as Holmes and Watson attend a play called "Sherlock Holmes. Professor Moriarty returns. Based on "The Adventure of the Second Stain" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • In Flanders Field
    Episode 179; 14 May 1945; available
    The episode originates from The Paramount Theatre, Hollywood, and is a benefit for The Seventh War Loan. Just before the battle of the Marne, during World War I, Holmes performs Shakespeare and foils the plans of a German spy. Based on "The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Paradol Chamber
    Episode 180; 21 April 1945; available
    Professor Moriarty traps Holmes and Watson in a teleportation chamber. They are rescued by Mrs. Watson!
  • The Waltz of Death(?)
    Episode 181; 28 May 1945; lost
    AKA "The Dance of Death"
    Repeated as episode 216; 29 April 1946?

Monday 8:30-9:00 PM
Mutual Broadcasting System
39 episodes; 39 survive

  • The Limping Ghost
    Episode 182; 3 September 1945; available
    The first show of the season. The ghost of Lochnair castle is walking again, just as it has done every time death strikes the Lochnair family. Based on "The Crooked Man" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • Colonel Warburton's Madness
    Episode 183; 10 September 1945; available
    The Colonel has gone raving mad, and only Sherlock Holmes and a dog can discover the cause! Based on "The Engineer's Thumb" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Case of the Out of Date Murder
    Episode 184; 17 September 1945; available
    Holmes discovers the mummified body of Sir George Clavering, killed in 1777, deep in a hidden cave. Holmes' ability with bird calls uncovers a modern murderer. Based on "The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Eyes of Mr. Leyton
    Episode 185; 24 September 1945; available
    Opium addicts battle to the death amidst the depravity of Limehouse! A dying man gasps out the word "Mandalay." Based on "The Man with the Twisted Lip" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Problem of Thor Bridge
    Episode 186; 1 October 1945; available
    An honorable governess is accused of murder when the wife is found shot to death with an incriminating note in her hand. Miss Dunbar proclaims her innocence. Holmes deduces the truth. Based on "The Problem of Thor Bridge" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 32; 3 November 1940
    Script available here.
  • The Mystery of the Vanishing Elephant
    Episode 187; 8 October 1945; available
    When the white elephant sacred to the Maharajah of Pabitipur dies, the Maharajah's reign will end. Holmes and Watson travel to India, only to have the elephant actually disappear. Holmes discovers the identity of a murderer, but is unable to bring him to justice! Based on "The Engineer's Thumb" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Manor House Case
    Episode 188; 15 October 1945; available
    Holmes impersonates a German diplomat while Watson "solves" the case. Based on "The Greek Interpreter" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Great Gandolfo
    Episode 189; 22 October 1945; available
    Mycroft challenges Sherlock to catch a spy before he does, which leads Holmes and Watson to a music hall to learn a magician's secret. Based on "The Adventure of the Second Stain" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • Murder in the Moonlight
    Episode 190; 29 October 1945; available
    AKA "The Ranee of Cavarati." Poison strikes Indian nobility aboard a steamship, despite a food taster. Based on "The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Fifth of November
    Episode 191; 5 November 1945; available
    AKA "The Gunpowder Plot." A Guy Fawkes Day adventure. Based on "The Devil's Foot" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Adventure of the Speckled Band
    Episode 192; 12 November 1945; available
    A woman's sister is murdered. She tells Holmes she fears she may be the next to be killed. A snake in the night is the instrument of death. Based on the "The Speckled Band" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 3; 16 October 1939
  • The Adventure of the Double Zero
    Episode 193; 19 November 1945; available
    A murder at a gambling casino in Southern France and a scheme to defraud the casino lead to a second killing. Holmes finds the needed clue at the roulette tables. Based on "A Study In Scarlet" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Case of the Accidental Murderess
    Episode 194; 26 November 1945; available
    The program originates from the stage of The Paramount Theatre, Hollywood. A victory bond benefit. Sherlock Holmes is shot . . . by accident? Based on "The Adventure of Black Peter" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • Murder in the Casbah
    Episode 195; 3 December 1945; available
    The search for Douglas Milton leads Holmes and Watson to Algeria. Harry Bartell imitates Charles Boyer during the final commercial, which nearly cracks up the cast. Dr. Langley Peter speaks from San Francisco on behalf of, "American Relief For Italy." Based on "The Crooked Man" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Script available here.
  • "A Scandal in Bohemia
    Episode 196; 10 December 1945: available
    Holmes' run-in with Irene Adler. Based on "A Scandal in Bohemia" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Script available here.
  • The Second Generation
    Episode 197; 17 December 1945; available
    AKA "The Daughter of Irene Adler." A sequel to "A Scandal in Bohemia." The daughter of "the woman" asks the help of Holmes and Watson twenty years after the famous detective was outwitted by her mother.
  • The Night Before Christmas
    Episode 198; 24 December 1945; available
    A Christmas story with two Santas. One of them is "Lou the Lisper," a henchman of Professor Moriarty! Based on "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Script available here.
  • The Strange Case of the Iron Box
    Episode 199; 31 December 1945; available
    An ancient cask filled with gold sits in Dunbar castle. A Scotsman born on leap year and the old Baronet pushed into the moat lead Holmes and Watson to a killer. Based on "The Adventure of Silver Blaze" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Strange Case of the Murderer in Wax
    Episode 200; 7 January 1946; available
    AKA "The Hampstead Heath Murder Case. The program originates from Camp Roberts, California. Ten women have been murdered on Hampstead Heath. Holmes disguises himself as Dr. Watson and accepts the challenge to spend the night in a waxworks "Chamber Of Horrors." Based on "The Adventure of the Second Stain" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • "Murder Beyond the Mountains
    Episode 201; 14 January 1946; available
    A story set during the time Holmes was presumed dead after his disappearance at Reichenbach Falls. Traveling incognito in the Himalayan mountains, Holmes tries to solve the murder of a Tibetan monk. Based on "The Adventure of the Empty House" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Telltale Pigeon Feathers
    Episode 202; 21 January 1946; available
    Holmes' brother, Mycroft, puts him on the trail of a spy, and Doctor Watson finds himself arrested for murder. Based on "The Greek Interpreter" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Case of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber
    Episode 203; 28 January 1946: available
    Holmes and Watson try to keep an actor who is portraying a fiendish killer from being driven crazy. Holmes fails when the actor is found with his throat slit, just as Sweeney Todd would have done it! Holmes almost makes a very serious mistake. Based on "The Yellow Face" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • Murder under the Big Top
    Episode 204; 4 February 1946; available
    AKA "Cross of Damascus" and/or "The Indiscretion of Mr. Edwards." The title of the story is not announced. Holmes and Watson go undercover at the Paris Circus when The Prince of Wales is accused of murder!
    Repeats episode 153; 6 November 1944
  • The Guiless Gypsy
    Episode 205; 11 February 1946; available
    Holmes and Watson find good companionship in a gypsy camp. But they also find kidnapping, attempted murder, and a beautiful girl who gives up her life for Holmes! Based on "The Adventure of the Red Circle" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Camberwell Poisoning Case
    Episode 206; 18 February 1946; available
    A family of four cousins is certain that cousin Gerald is going to murder them all and keep the inheritance. Cousin Gerald, however, is the one who's found murdered! Based on "The Five Orange Pips" by Arthur Conan Doyle. Repeats episode 106; 6 December 1943
  • Murder at the Opera
    Episode 207; 25 February 1946; available
    AKA The Terrifying Cats. The murder of a voice! "As vile a killing as I've even encountered," says Holmes. Based on "The Adventure of Black Peter." Eric Snowden plays the part of Dr. Watson for Nigel Bruce who was ill.
  • The Submarine Caves
    Episode 208; 4 March 1946; available
    Trying to secure the underwater caves on the channel island of Garth for the Crown, Holmes comes upon a murderess who dares him to do something about her crimes. Based on "The Bruce Partington Plans" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Adventure of the Living Doll
    Episode 209; 11 March 1946; available
    A young girl's life is in danger in a case filled with magic and murder. The obvious clue from a dying woman is a sixpence coin. Based on "The Adventure of The Copper Beeches" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Adventure of the Blarney Stone
    Episode 210; 18 March 1946; available
    Holmes "takes the law into his own hands" when a murder takes place at Blarney Castle. The victim was trying to kiss the Blarney Stone. A St. Patrick's day murder, based on "A Case of Identity" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Girl with the Gazelle
    Episode 211; 25 March 1946; available
    Holmes battles Dr. Moriarty again as he tries to solve the puzzle of how a valuable painting was stolen from a sealed room. Based on "The Final Problem" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • April Fool's Day Adventure
    Episode 212; 1 April 1946; available
    A plan to play a practical joke on Holmes succeeds, yet a valuable emerald is nonetheless stolen. An early case for a young detective, and the first round ever fought against the evil Dr. Moriarty. Based on "A Study in Scarlet" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Adventure of the Disappearing Scientists
    Episode 213; 8 April 1946; available
    A scientist investigating the newly discovered substance called "radium" is found murdered, and his three assistants have disappeared! Holmes solves the case without meeting any of the suspects! Based on "The Reigate Puzzle" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Headless Monk
    Episode 214; 15 April 1946; available
    Holmes investigates a haunted chapel with a strangely preserved organ, playing a hymn to murder! Based on "The Devil's Foot" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Tankerville Club Scandal
    Episode 215; 22 April 1946; available
    A sealed deck of cards is found to be marked. Holmes shows how it was done and prevents a duel to the death from taking place. Based on "The Five Orange Pips" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Waltz of Death
    Episode 216; 29 April 1946; available
    Holmes and Watson are in Vienna, trying to solve the mystery of a waltz that kills a beautiful woman every it's played. Based on "The Adventure of the Illustrious Client" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 181; 28 May 1945(?)
  • The Man with the Twisted Lip
    Episode 217; 6 May 1946; available
    A deformed beggar is the only clue to a husband and father who has disappeared from an opium den. Based on "The Man with the Twisted Lip" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
    Repeats episode 4; 23 October 1939
  • The Strange Adventure of the Uneasy Easy Chair
    Episode 218; 13 May 1946; available
    Holmes works on a murder in which the murder weapon is a diabolical chair. Inspector Lestrade has the last laugh! Based on "The Musgrave Ritual" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Haunting of Sherlock Holmes
    Episode 219; 20 May 1946; available
    Holmes and Watson undertake the defense of a beautiful singer accused of espionage against the Balkan country of Grosnia. This is Holmes' first ghostly client! Joseph Kearnes plays Dr. Watson. Based on "The Sussex Vampire" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • The Singular Affair of the Baconian Cipher
    Episode 220; 27 May 1946; available
    A notice in an "agony column" leads Holmes to a crippled Shakespearean scholar and a case of murder. Based on "The Sign of Four" by Arthur Conan Doyle. Gale Gordon as "Gregory Hood" visits the program after the story to promote The Casebook of Gregory Hood which replaces The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes next week. The final show of the season. The final episode with Basil Rathbone.