When the cops walked up the steps at headquarters, listeners heard exactly the number of steps between floors in the real police building. When Webb picked up a crime report and read off the description of a suspect, the listener heard him turn a page first, because descriptions were always on the second page of real reports.So that's likely what it took to make a long-distance call in 1949.
And Vic and Sade, one of the few episodes that has more than the original four characters. In this one Chuck and Dottie Brainfeeble are staying with the Gooks. "Chuck and Dottie Wash the Dishes" (10 October, 1943).