Retro Radio Podcast

Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.

Science Fiction

X Minus One – No Contact. ep1, 550424 (retro508) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:42 — 15.4MB)After an announcement of a radio tribute to the recently fallen acting great, Lionel Barrymore, the premiere episode of this popular Science Fiction show kicks off. In the far flung year of 1982 space travel has become commonplace. A series of spaceships have been mysteriously […]

X Minus One – The Map Makers. ep68, 560904 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:46 — 6.6MB)An expeditionary rocket finds itself in deep space, and in trouble after being struck by a meteor. What’s it like to do hyperspace jumps? Why don’t they use a computer for the calculations, rather than rely on human scientists? The accident has taken out some […]

X Minus One – Tunnel Under The World. ep66, 560828 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:19 — 6.5MB)An explosion is the topic of a shared dream, but there’s no time to discuss it with his wife. The exec is off to the office, and his marketing job. There’s something strange going on, but Burkette can’t quite put his finger on the matter. […]

X Minus One – The Snowball Effect. ep64, 560814 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:17 — 5.3MB)At a small town college, the new president of the campus is face with making sure all his departments are operating in the black. Most departments are easily held to their budgets, and provide valued services to various government and commercial corporations. The Social Sciences […]

X Minus One – The Old Die Rich. 560717 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:32 — 6.1MB)An actor has close ties to a police officer, and gets to be on crime scene investigations. Though fairly young, his specialty is in playing elderly people. When a rash of strange deaths occur among the elderly, he puts his theatrical skills to work to […]

X Minus One – The Cold Equation. ep15, 550825. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:52 — 10.9MB)On a flight through space, a stowaway is detected. What ought to be done with the person who would do such a thing? Life support is limited, and the only logical thing to do is to jetison them into space to preserve the safety of […]

Journey Into Space – The Red Planet 20of20. 550209. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:44 — 11.8MB)Previously Doc and Lenny have made their break from the Martians, and are making a beeline to get back to Jet. Doc keeps up his voiceover narative as he tells about their activities in reuniting, and what comes next. Some of the crew have fallen […]

Journey Into Space – The Red Planet. 19of20. 550202. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:50 — 11.8MB)Previously, in a tense moment with the Martians, Jet manages to make a get away, but Doc and Lenny are forced to board the Martian spaceship. Jet makes radio contact with the base station at the polar ice cap, and tries to revive McClain, the […]

Journey Into Space – The Red Planet 17of20. 550126. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:35 — 11.7MB)Jet, Lenny and Doc have been searching for their missing crew, and found what appeared to be a farm with some strange looking creatures. They found Mitch, but he didn’t seem to know them, and tried to fight Jet off. Today, the crew are finishing […]