|Episode No.||Title||Release Date||Fan-Made Transcripts|
|1||Pilot||15 June 2012||pickmansprogress|
|A new dog park opens in Night Vale. Carlos, a scientist, visits and discovers some interesting things. Seismic things. Plus, a helpful guide to surveillance helicopter-spotting.|
|2||Glow Cloud||1 July 2012||pickmansprogress|
|A mysterious, glowing cloud makes its way across Night Vale. Plus, new Boy Scouts hierarchy, community events calendar, and a PTA bake sale for a great cause!|
|3||Station Management||15 July 2012||pickmansprogress|
|It's contract renewal time with Station Management, and negotiations get tricky. Plus, a new city litter initiative, books stop working, and a creeping fear comes to town!|
|4||PTA Meeting||1 August 2012||pickmansprogress|
|Last night's PTA meeting accidentally opens a rift in spacetime, and Night Vale faces the consequences. Plus, changes afoot at the Night Vale Daily Journal, controversy at Radon Canyon, and our annual high school football preview!|
|5||The Shape in Grove Park||15 August 2012||pickmansprogress|
|A protest against the removal of the Shape In Grove Park That No One Acknowledges Or Speaks About. Plus, changes to the school curriculum, a growing tarantula problem in town, and musical auditions!|
|6||The Drawbridge||1 September 2012||pickmansprogress|
|The city faces extensive delays in the revitalization of the Old Town Drawbridge. Plus, time for another pledge drive, changes afoot at the Night Vale Daily Journal, and good news for radio controlled airplane hobbyists!|
|7||History Week||15 September 2012||pickmansprogress|
|Learn about the storied history of Night Vale during this special week's celebration. Plus, psychological assaults on tourists, highway construction announcements, and metal detectors in schools!|
|8||The Lights in Radon Canyon||1 October 2012||pickmansprogress|
|Mysterious lights and sounds are coming from Radon Canyon. Plus, tips on how to win the town lottery, our newest (incorporeal) School Board member, and the Abandoned Mine Shaft finally gets HBO!|
|9||"PYRAMID"||15 October 2012||pickmansprogress|
|A large, philosophical pyramid appears in town, announcing several messages, but is it what it seems? Plus, best practices for regular skin-checks, an update on the levitating cat, and whatever happened to that vile barber?|
The messages from the pyramid were written by special contributor Regis Lacher (@regisl).
|10||Feral Dogs||1 November 2012||pickmansprogress|
|A roving pack of feral dogs terrorizes Night Vale. Plus, a new installment of Community Health Tips, the Fireperson Appreciation Parade, and free admission day at the Museum of Forbidden Technologies!|
|11||Wheat & Wheat By-Products||14 November 2012||pickmansprogress|
|An important announcement from the Night Vale Council for Commerce to regularly consume wheat & wheat by-products. Plus, the dangers of discount bloodstones, property taxes going up, and changes afoot in our health insurance policies!|
|12||The Candidate||1 December 2012||pickmansprogress|
|The search for a dangerous fugitive finally comes to an end, but he's gaining some unexpected popularity. Plus, what to do about those noisy sunsets, City Council rejects "breath entitlements," and more issues with Santa Claus at the Night Vale Mall.|
|13||A Story About You.||15 December 2012||aimlessglee|
|You listen to a podcast. You check the episode description to see what is in store this time. It is a different kind of description than you are used to. You suspect the episode will be a different kind of episode than you are used to. You listen.|
|14||The Man in the Tan Jacket||1 January 2013||aimlessglee|
|A stranger comes to town with a briefcase and an unmemorable face. Plus, controversy with the Daily Journal, another segment of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and new security footage from the bowling alley.|
|15||Street Cleaning Day||15 January 2013||aimlessglee|
|Today is Street Cleaning Day, and the street cleaners will soon be upon us. Remain calm, and run away screaming. Plus, new music trends from Dark Owl Records, the crackdown on wheat & wheat by-product speakeasies, and we take a look at clouds.|
|16||The Phone Call||1 February 2013||aimlessglee|
|Cecil receives a cryptic phone call from someone who is very close. Plus, a new business plan at the Daily Journal, an important list from the Sheriff's Secret Police, and improvements at the public library.|
|17||Valentine||15 February 2013||aimlessglee|
|Emergency crews are on hand to help cleanup the aftermath of the worst Valentine's Days in recent memories. Plus, important schedule changes at the Night Vale Airport, the City Council votes to choose an official town language, and updates on the Post Office.|
|18||The Traveler||1 March 2013||aimlessglee|
|A traveler arrives in Night Vale. What does he want? Why has Jerry's Tacos returned? Plus, the mayor calls an emergency press conference, another round of corrections, and a look at the community calendar.|
The lead story in this episode was contributed by Zack Parsons.
|19A||The Sandstorm (Part A)||15 March 2013||aimlessglee|
|A dangerous sandstorm threatens Night Vale. Plus, baseball opening day, a look at financial news, and Cecil finds himself in a strange new place.|
|19B||The Sandstorm (Part B)||15 March 2013|
|A dangerous sandstorm threatens Desert Bluffs. Plus, baseball opening day, a look at financial news, and Kevin (Kevin R. Free) finds himself in a strange new place.|
|20||Poetry Week||1 April 2013||aimlessglee|
|It's Poetry Week in Night Vale and folks get a look at a place that should never be seen. Plus, strange new billboards about town and renovations completed at the Night Vale Zoo.|
|21||A Memory of Europe||15 April 2013||aimlessglee|
|Springtime brings with it pleasant memories of a long ago trip to Europe. Plus, exciting news about the end of the world and important information about spiders.|
|22||The Whispering Forest||1 May 2013||aimlessglee|
|A beautiful and alluring forest suddenly appears just outside of town. Plus, school closings, a dream journal mandate, and a moon exhibit at the Children's Science Museum.|
|23||Eternal Scouts||15 May 2013||aimlessglee|
|Two Night Vale Boy Scouts become the first to ever achieve the rank of Eternal Scout. Plus, an update on the floating cat, changes in who gets to die, and a recruitment drive for a vague yet menacing government agency.|
|24||The Mayor||1 June 2013||aimlessglee|
|The Mayor has gone missing. Plus, Night Vale Community Theater presents Once on this Island, the return of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and an update on the Apache Tracker.|
|25||One Year Later||15 June 2013||aimlessglee|
|It has been one year since the first episode. One year since strange things began underneath lane five of the Desert Flower Bowling Alley and Arcade Fun Complex. One year since the arrival of Night Vale's most beautiful person: Carlos.|
|26||Faceless Old Woman||1 July 2013||aimlessglee|
There is a faceless old woman secretly living in your home, and she has something she needs to say. Plus, former intern Dana is still alive and texting us from the forbidden Dog Park, Community Health Tips, and an update on kittens.
The Faceless Old Woman is voiced by Mara Wilson.
|27||First Date||15 July 2013||aimlessglee|
Cecil tries to convey the important news of the day, including delivery of some mysterious crates in the desert, a new library expansion, and the annual Bluegrass Festival, but he has a more pressing issue on his mind.
|28||Summer Reading Program||1 August 2013||aimlessglee|
The Library's Summer Reading Program has begun, sending the town into a panic. Plus, a tough new mandate from the City Council, a list of useful things, and changes afoot in the Freemasons.
|29||Subway||15 August 2013||aimlessglee|
An entire subway system appears suddenly in Night Vale, and the City Council is excited by the possibilities. Plus, tips for organ donors, a look into financial news, and a popular new service in town.
|30||Dana||1 September 2013||aimlessglee|
Intern Dana finds a way out of the Dog Park but can’t quite figure out where it leads. Plus, a look at opening weekend of football season, helpful tips on adopting a dog from the SPCA, and Carlos visits the house that doesn’t exist.
|31||A Blinking Light up on the Mountain||15 September 2013||aimlessglee|
There's a blinking light up on the mountain, which challenges our belief in mountains. Plus, a controversial new television show and a message from the faceless old woman who secretly lives in your home.
|32||Yellow Helicopters||1 October 2013||cecilspeaks|
There are strange new helicopters above Night Vale, different than the other helicopters that regularly hover over town. Plus, Community Health Tips, surgery for NVHS's starting quarterback, and a message from Hiram McDaniels.
|33||Cassette||15 October 2013||cecilspeaks|
Cecil finds an old cassette tape of himself at age 15, and he is surprised at what it contains. Plus, a new exhibit at the Museum of Forbidden Technologies, Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and an important message from new station management.
|34||A Beautiful Dream||1 November 2013||cecilspeaks|
The Wallaby family successfully lobbies the School Board to finally allow a computer in school to help their daughter Megan. Plus, a concert from Dark Owl Records and Amnesty Day at the public library.
|35||Lazy Day||15 November 2013||cecilspeaks|
It's a totally lazy day in Night Vale. Feeling really tired. Increasingly tired. Here's some news, I guess: updates on the Summer Reading Program, the Brown Stone Spire, and a delicious new cereal on the market. Just so lazy. Everything slowing down.
|36||Missing||1 December 2013||cecilspeaks|
An urgent call to all listeners as 13-year-old Tamika Flynn has gone missing. Plus another edition of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, breaking traffic news, and the Community Calendar.
|37||The Auction||15 December 2013||cecilspeaks|
The Sheriff's Secret Police are holding their annual auction of seized property, and our favorite community radio host finds Lot 37 particularly interesting. Plus a new challenger for the mayoral title and some great advice for toddlers.
|38||Orange Grove||1 January 2014|| cecilspeaks|
John Peters - you know the farmer? - had a huge, healthy orange crop this year. But Carlos grows skeptical about a sudden orange grove in the desert. Plus, the City Council tries to get out of town, and an important correction to a previous story.
|39||The Woman from Italy||15 January 2014||cecilspeaks|
A woman from Italy arrived in our town, and we're not quite sure what she wants or what she is doing to us with her presence. Plus, a local hardware store cracks down on the crowds of baristas outside their shop, an update on Khoshekh's kittens, and a look at traffic.
|40||The Deft Bowman||31 January 2014||cecilspeaks|
The Telephone Service finally fixes the only telephone booth in town, and a submarine arrives from faraway Nulogorsk. Plus, a new campaign from the Tourism Board, we meet our station's newest program director, and strange texts from a mountaintop, if you can believe that.
|41||WALK||15 February 2014||cecilspeaks|
Walk signals are malfunctioning all over town. Plus, updates from former intern Dana and a look at the Community Calendar.
|42||Numbers||1 March 2014|| cecilspeaks|
Some strange new developments at the local numbers station, WZZZ. Plus, an update on former intern Dana, tips on how to get out of a geographical loop, and constant press conferences from outgoing mayor Pamela Winchell.
- ↑ Fan made transcripts are the content of the podcast written out so that listeners to the podcast can also read the events of the episodes. There are several locations where one can find the transcript of an episode. Being fan made, there is no way to guarantee accuracy, please read at your own risk.
Live Shows Edit
|Episode No.||Title||Release Date||Fan-Made Transcripts|
|11||Wheat & Wheat By-Products||20 March 2013||none yet|
|Performed at Rebel Girl NYC
An important announcement from the Night Vale Council for Commerce to regularly consume wheat & wheat by-products.
|25||One Year Later||11 June 2013||none yet|
|Performed at Webster Hall
It has been one year since the first episode. One year since strange things began underneath lane five of the Desert Flower Bowling Alley and Arcade Fun Complex. One year since the arrival of Night Vale's most beautiful person: Carlos.
|31.5||Condos||25 September 2013||cecilspeaks|
|Performed at Booksmith
|4 October 2013||none yet|
|Performed at Largo
|5||The Shape in Grove Park||5 October 2013||cecilspeaks|
|Performed at LA Podfest
A protest against the removal of the Shape In Grove Park That No One Acknowledges Or Speaks About. Plus, changes to the school curriculum, a growing tarantula problem in town, and musical auditions!
|14||The Man in the Tan Jacket||5 October 2013|
|Performed at LA Podfest
A stranger comes to town with a briefcase and an unmemorable face. Plus, controversy with the Daily Journal, another segment of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and new security footage from the bowling alley.
|placeholder title: Mayoral Debate||10 October 2013||none yet|
|Performed at Roulette
|17 & 18 October 2013||none yet|
|Performed at Geeksboro
|31.5||Condos||18 December 2013||cecilspeaks|
|Performed at The Bell House
|The Librarian||16, 18, 21, 23-26, 28 & 30 January 2014||none yet|
|Performed at Neptune Theater - Agnes Flanagan Chapel - Victoria Theatre - Largo At The Coronet - Birch North Park Theatre - Horn Theater - Tempe Center For Performing Arts
|The Librarian||28 February, 1, 3-5, 7-8, 10-11, 13-19, 21-22, 24-26 March 2014||none yet|
|Performed at Berklee Performance Center - Academy of Music - Theatre of Living Arts - Lincoln Theatre - Motorco - Rialto Center - Red Mountain Theater Company Cabaret Theater - Marigny Opera House - Civic Theater - Warehouse Live - Lakewood Theater - Plaza Theatre - Abe & Jake's Landing - The Pageant - Cannery Ballroom - Bomhard Theater - Irving Theater - Athenaeum Theatre - Majestic Theater - Lincoln Theatre - Rex Theater
|some old favorites and/or The Librarian||28 March 2014||none yet|
|Performed at Emerald City Comic Con
|placeholder title: Thrilling Adventure Hour Team-Up||29 March 2014||none yet|
|Performed at Moore Theater
|11-13 July 2014||none yet|
|Performed at DashCon
|placeholder title: Best year ever!||1 January 2015-31 December 2015|
Thanks so much to all the transcribers! and thanks to Tumblr user Rubato who has a master post of transcripts.