Frank Wantanabe & The Honorable Archie sometime called simply "Frank and Archie", featured the life and adventures of the world traveling duo.
Frank Wantanabe was a Japanese-American houseboy. Akin to Amos and Andy, Frank Wantanabe used stereotypical dialects that make modern listeners cringe today using broken English and phrases like "Oh-so."
Eddie Holden portrayed Frank Wantanabe; Holden is best known for voice over work in animated films, but he also wrote for radio. Reginald Sharland also stars. Frank Wantanabe & The Honorable Archie was sponsored by Grayco Ties, a tie rack company.
For more asian detectives, see also: Mr. Moto and Charlie Chan.