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The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is live tabletop roleplaying turned into a 1930s radio serial. What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls - innocent or impure - will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU! Meet Sam; a cagey ex-Federal Agent, Deloris; the obsessive book dealer, Hank; a noble farmboy, Cyril; the smooth-talking jazz man, and Father Grandfather; a mad bible salesman. These five housemates of dubious moral fiber band together to solve a murder most foul and risk their very sanity as their trail leads them into a realm of nightmares.

The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is live tabletop roleplaying turned into a 1930s radio serial. What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls - innocent or impure - will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU! Meet Sam; a cagey ex-Federal Agent, Deloris; the obsessive book dealer, Hank; a noble farmboy, Cyril; the smooth-talking jazz man, and Father Grandfather; a mad bible salesman. These five housemates of dubious moral fiber band together to solve a murder most foul and risk their very sanity as their trail leads them into a realm of nightmares.
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The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is live tabletop roleplaying turned into a 1930s radio serial. What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls - innocent or impure - will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU! Meet Sam; a cagey ex-Federal Agent, Deloris; the obsessive book dealer, Hank; a noble farmboy, Cyril; the smooth-talking jazz man, and Father Grandfather; a mad bible salesman. These five housemates of dubious moral fiber band together to solve a murder most foul and risk their very sanity as their trail leads them into a realm of nightmares.

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The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program RETURNS in 2018

12/8/2017
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Steel yourselves once again for the unknowable horror and black comedy of The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program! An all new mini-series debuts in 2018. To support this project, join The Nerdy Show Network on Patreon: http://patreon.com/nerdyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:24

Bulletin :: Nerdcasting the Multiverse Special & The Return of Cthulhu?

4/6/2016
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If you love the paranormal comedy of Call of Cthulhu, Nerdy Show has a brand new special that might tickle your tentacles: Nerdcasting the Multiverse. Listen to it over at http://nerdyshow.com/multiverse Curious what the word is on our Call of Cthulhu follow-up, Star Wreck, or if you could see more Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program in the future? Listen up to this special bulletin! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:29

Episode 8 :: Behold, The Mother!

10/18/2015
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The quest to solve one murder has become much more than our investigators could ever have imagined. In the occultist squalor of the Hetfield estate, Father Grandfather stumbled upon a plot to conjure forth The Mother of Pus – a horrifying being beyond the realm of human comprehension. There, in that rotting house, a demon spawn struck; and was dealt with by the Father's own brand of fiery justice. Baffled by the inexplicable horrors they've born witness to, Sam, Hank, Deloras and Cyril...

Duration:00:48:39

Episode 7 :: The Hetfield Horror

10/15/2015
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Our investigators stand on the precipice of answers or oblivion in this hellish mystery. Having learned of their murdered housemate's double life, they've traveled to her home town: the rural village of Dunwich. The locals have warned that Hillary Hetfield, the mother of the deceased, is crazed - and someone, or something has been roaming the countryside desiccating pets and livestock. The party drives deeper into the rural land toward the Hetfield house; unnerved and ready for...

Duration:00:32:41

Episode 6 :: The Truth's Slimy Trail

10/11/2015
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The renters at Big Mama's Boarding House have uncovered a dark secret. The young woman they knew as Hannah Pickering was but a mask worn by her true self: the debased and tormented Miriam Hetfield. Having read Miriam's haunting diary, Cyril and Deloras, along with the deranged Father Grandfather, return to the boarding house to share their grim discovery with Sam and Hank Jr. It's now daybreak and the morning sun finds them considering the twisted past of their deceased friend, and the...

Duration:00:34:49

Episode 5 :: The Sordid Shadow Within

10/10/2015
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The deceased typist, Hannah Pickering, is not what she seems! In her housemates' investigation of the poor girl's murder, Cyril and Deloras find themselves in the slums where "Hannah" goes by the name Miriam and has a tawdry reputation. They hope to discover more as they venture up to her attic apartment. Meanwhile, after examining the scene of the crime, Ex-Federal agent Spade is convinced the young woman died from a bear attack - even though experienced tracker Hank Jr. can find no proof...

Duration:00:32:06

Episode 4 :: Hot Leads and Dirty Deeds

10/3/2015
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The housemates of Big Mama's Boarding House have split up in their investigation of their murdered acquaintance, Hannah Pickering. Ex-Federal Agent Spade and Hank Jr. are canvassing the countryside surrounding the murder site: a farm house and putrid public dump. Meanwhile, smooth-talking Cyril and dapper Miss Delaney, head to an address found on a page torn from Hannah's diary. The whereabouts of the crazed bible salesman Father Grandfather are unknown. For links and more info, head to...

Duration:00:29:08

Episode 3 :: Divide and Conquer

10/2/2015
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Following the mysterious murder of Hannah Pickering, her housemates have been conscripted by Arkham Police Detective Hardin to see if they can discover any leads. Ex-Federal Agent Sam Spade heads the novice task force and together they travel to the site of Miss Pickering's murder – a rural roadside near the city dump, where, not twelve hours prior, the discovery of her desecrated body shook a young police officer to his very core. Meanwhile, the crazed Bible salesman, Father Grandfather,...

Duration:00:27:35

Episode 2 :: A Murder Most Mysterious

9/27/2015
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Previously - The denizens of Big Momma's boarding house were shaken from their sleep by a shrill scream and ghastly news. A police officer had come calling with questions about their housemate, Hannah Pickering, who had been found dead - the result of a savage attack. But the scream that woke them was that of the kindly Ma, who, while helping the officer, was struck by own tenant: Father Grandfather. The elderly bible salesman was taken into custody for his assault; yet shockingly by all...

Duration:00:42:49

Episode 1 :: Terror Comes A-Knocking

9/25/2015
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The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is live tabletop roleplaying turned into a 1930s radio serial. What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls - innocent or impure - will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU! This 8-part miniseries, entitled "The Black Birth", is wrought with unknowable horror and black comedy. Meet Sam; a cagey ex-Federal Agent, Deloris; the obsessive book dealer, Hank Jr.; a noble farmboy, Cyril; the smooth-talking jazz man, and...

Duration:00:36:56

Episode 0 :: Behind-the-Scenes Prologue

9/24/2015
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Before you dive into the insanity of improvised audio drama horror, meet the crew and learn a little bit about how The Call of Cthulhu system works. Join cast members from Nerdy Show's RPG favorites Dungeons & Doritos (Cap Blackard and Ruel Knudson), Ghostbusters: Resurrection (Doug Banks), Pokéballs of Steelix (Brandon Gerson), and Paranoia XP (Kailyn Boehm) for a fan-requested 1-shot that became so much more. We've teamed up with Game Master, Luke Stram, and the composers of Dungeons &...

Duration:00:10:26