In The Whistler episode "Jealousy", sickly Lucia is convinced that her husband is trying to kill her so he will be free to run off with her sister, so she had better strike first.
The Count has a sweet set up printing phony stock certificates, but Boston Blackie is wise to the game. The Count sends Olivia to take care of Blackie. "A good looking gal with brains. Say, you're dangerous!" says Blackie.
Gladys thought she would have a life security as the wife of the prison warden, but there is no happiness. On The Inner Sanctum she becomes "A Lady With a Plan". Helping a killer to escape and kill her husband she makes a bid for freedom. Will her plan work out?
The movie "Caged" is brought to the radio by Screen Director's Playhouse. "Caged" is the story of a young girl sentenced to a women's prison (a concentration of bad girls!) By the time she gets out, she is a hardened criminal herself.
In the movie "Ivy", Joan Fountaine is a woman who lives to seduce men. Even though she is married to one man and having an affair with another, she wants more!
On Mystery Playhouse, Pauline is determined to get rid of her husband by taking advantage of his debilitating fear of snakes. Can she literally scare him to death, or is there more to her plan than Pauline realizes?
Dolores seems like an innocent girl on Molle Mystery Theater's "Angle Face", but we know better. Her game is to get a businessmen to fall in love with her, get them to embezzle a lot of money, then murder them. But what happens when her latest mark comes back from the grave?
Men are not the only prey for bad girls. "The Woman in Red" on Suspense has a nasty habit of attracting unattached young women for a job interview and drugging them. Could she be plotting a murder to cover up another murder?
The classic bad girl story, "The Postman Always Rings Twice", is on Hollywood Sound Stage. Cora lives in a roadside diner with a husband she doesn't love when a drifter shows up. Together they plot to murder her husband. They almost get away with it, but fate intervenes.
See also: Fatal Females and Crazy Mamas and for "dames doing good," see also: Dame Detectives (Female Crimefighters) and Divas Collection.