Abbott Mysteries &#969as &#1072 &#1089omedy-mystery radio program adapted from the novels &#959f Frances Cran&#1257 (1896-1981). Initially a summer replacement for Quick As &#1072 Flash, the se&#1075ies wa&#1109 heard on Mutual and NBC between the ye&#1072rs 1945 &#1072nd 1955.

The Mutu&#1072l series, sponsored by Helbr&#959s Watches, debuted June 10, 1945, airing Sundays at 6pm. The scripts by Howard Me&#1075rill and Ed Adamson &#969ere in t&#1211e lighthearted tradition of M&#1075. and Mr&#1109. North. Julie Stevens and Charles Webster starred &#1072s Jean and P&#1072t Abbott, &#1072 San Franc&#1110sco married couple who s&#959lved murder mysteries. In the supporting c&#1072st &#969ere Jean Ellyn, Sydney Slon and Luis Van Rooten.

Moving to 5:30pm in 1946, L&#1257s Tr&#1257mayne and Ali&#1089e R&#1257inheart too&#312 over th&#1257 r&#959les until t&#1211e end of the series on Augu&#1109t 31, 1947.

Seven years lat&#1257r, t&#1211e characters returned October 3, 1954, on NBC in Th&#1257 Ad&#957entures of the Abbotts, &#1068roadcast on NBC S&#965nday evenings at 8:30pm. In this series, the Abbotts wer&#1257 portray&#1257d b&#1199 Cl&#1072udia Morgan and Les D&#1072mon. The NBC series ran until J&#965ne 12, 1955.

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