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This episode of The Green Hornet first aired on October 18, 1945.

The Green Hornet debuted on a Detroit station, WXYZ, on January 31, 1936, and later aired on the Mutual and ABC Blue networks until its final broadcast on December 5, 1952. The masked crime fighter was the secret identity of newspaper publisher Britt Reid, who relied on his valet, Kato, and a supercharged roadster, the Black Beauty. Al Hodge portrayed The Green Hornet during the series' first seven seasons, followed by Donovan Faust, Robert Hall, and Jack McCarthy. The series was created by the same team that brought The Lone Ranger to the air.

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Critic Reviews

"Radio's most popular juvenile adventure program." (James S. Olson, Historical Dictionary of the 1950s)

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  • 08-22-13

A Relevant Case and an Exciting Listen!

Would you listen to Murder and the Dope Racket again? Why?

Yes, it is defiantley one that should be listened to again and again as this is a wonderful episode.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Murder and the Dope Racket?

When the Green Hornet turned the tables on Gabby.

Which scene was your favorite?

When the Green Hornet turned the tables on Gabby, it was a great sting operation.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Absolutely!

Any additional comments?

Murder and the Dope Rackett just goes to show that law enforcement has had to deal with drug trafficking for ages, good thing the Green Hornet was there!