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Frank Watanabe and The Honorable Archie aka Frank and Archie

akin to Amos and Andy, featured the Japanese-American houseboy and his master's world traveling adventures.

20 old time radio show recordings
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Frank WatanabeFrank 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.

Text on OTRCAT.com ©2001-2016 OTRCAT INC All Rights Reserved. Reproduction is prohibited.

These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    20 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 4 hours, 39 min
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      20 shows - total playtime 4 hours 39 minutes
      1. Frank Watanabe 340521 001 Archies Big Date.mp3
      2. Frank Watanabe 340522 002 Hornpipes Pants.mp3
      3. Frank Watanabe 340528 005 Try To Pass Cop In Disguse.mp3
      4. Frank Watanabe 340529 006 A Visit From Mr Hiperwater.mp3
      5. Frank Watanabe 340606 011 Discuss Golf Game Score.mp3
      6. Frank Watanabe 340607 012 A Visit By Mr Abernathy.mp3
      7. Frank Watanabe 340625 021 Mexico Rescd Schutter-Hiperwater.mp3
      8. Frank Watanabe 340626 022 Hiperwater Complains Abt His Wife.mp3
      9. Frank Watanabe 340627 023 Archie Is A Decoy For A Trap.mp3
      10. Frank Watanabe 340628 024 MrsScutter-Mrs Hiperwater Visit.mp3
      11. Frank Watanabe 340702 025 MrsScutter-Hiperwater Arrive Drunk.mp3
      12. Frank Watanabe 340703 026 Cleopatra Martin Visits.mp3
      13. Frank Watanabe 340709 029 Hiperwater Wants Archie Soninlaw.mp3
      14. Frank Watanabe 340710 030 May Move Frank Overstocks.mp3
      15. Frank Watanabe 391020 001 Archie Arrives.mp3
      16. Frank Watanabe 391024 002 Hiperwater Acuses Archie Stealing.mp3
      17. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 001 Hon Archie Archie Intrvws Nettlefs.mp3
      18. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 006 Hon Archie Archie Tutors Wolfgang.mp3
      19. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 199 Aunt Anabella Arrives.mp3
      20. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 200 Watch Aunt Anabella Exercise.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    20 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 4 hours, 39 min
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      20 shows - total playtime 4 hours 39 minutes
      1. Frank Watanabe 340521 001 Archies Big Date.mp3
      2. Frank Watanabe 340522 002 Hornpipes Pants.mp3
      3. Frank Watanabe 340528 005 Try To Pass Cop In Disguse.mp3
      4. Frank Watanabe 340529 006 A Visit From Mr Hiperwater.mp3
      5. Frank Watanabe 340606 011 Discuss Golf Game Score.mp3
      6. Frank Watanabe 340607 012 A Visit By Mr Abernathy.mp3
      7. Frank Watanabe 340625 021 Mexico Rescd Schutter-Hiperwater.mp3
      8. Frank Watanabe 340626 022 Hiperwater Complains Abt His Wife.mp3
      9. Frank Watanabe 340627 023 Archie Is A Decoy For A Trap.mp3
      10. Frank Watanabe 340628 024 MrsScutter-Mrs Hiperwater Visit.mp3
      11. Frank Watanabe 340702 025 MrsScutter-Hiperwater Arrive Drunk.mp3
      12. Frank Watanabe 340703 026 Cleopatra Martin Visits.mp3
      13. Frank Watanabe 340709 029 Hiperwater Wants Archie Soninlaw.mp3
      14. Frank Watanabe 340710 030 May Move Frank Overstocks.mp3
      15. Frank Watanabe 391020 001 Archie Arrives.mp3
      16. Frank Watanabe 391024 002 Hiperwater Acuses Archie Stealing.mp3
      17. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 001 Hon Archie Archie Intrvws Nettlefs.mp3
      18. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 006 Hon Archie Archie Tutors Wolfgang.mp3
      19. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 199 Aunt Anabella Arrives.mp3
      20. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 200 Watch Aunt Anabella Exercise.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    20 recordings on 5 Audio CDs
    total playtime 4 hours, 39 min

    Disc A001

    1. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 001 Hon Archie Archie Intrvws Nettlefs
    2. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 006 Hon Archie Archie Tutors Wolfgang
    3. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 199 Aunt Anabella Arrives
    4. Frank Watanabe Xxxxxx 200 Watch Aunt Anabella Exercise
    5. Frank Watanabe 340521 001 Archies Big Date

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    Disc A002

    1. Frank Watanabe 340522 002 Hornpipes Pants
    2. Frank Watanabe 340528 005 Try To Pass Cop In Disguse
    3. Frank Watanabe 340529 006 A Visit From Mr Hiperwater
    4. Frank Watanabe 340606 011 Discuss Golf Game Score

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    Disc A003

    1. Frank Watanabe 340607 012 A Visit By Mr Abernathy
    2. Frank Watanabe 340625 021 Mexico Rescd Schutter-Hiperwater
    3. Frank Watanabe 340626 022 Hiperwater Complains Abt His Wife
    4. Frank Watanabe 340627 023 Archie Is A Decoy For A Trap

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    Disc A004

    1. Frank Watanabe 340628 024 MrsScutter-Mrs Hiperwater Visit
    2. Frank Watanabe 340702 025 MrsScutter-Hiperwater Arrive Drunk
    3. Frank Watanabe 340703 026 Cleopatra Martin Visits
    4. Frank Watanabe 340709 029 Hiperwater Wants Archie Soninlaw

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    Disc A005

    1. Frank Watanabe 340710 030 May Move Frank Overstocks
    2. Frank Watanabe 391020 001 Archie Arrives
    3. Frank Watanabe 391024 002 Hiperwater Acuses Archie Stealing

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