TV Guide 365: 1964-1965 explores the 1964-1965 television season through listings published in TV Guide. Each day I’ll post listings for the corresponding day from the 1964-1965 season, with complete cast and guest cast details for obscure, short-lived shows.
Friday, October 23rd, 1964
7:30 RAWHIDE–Western (CBS)
“A Man Called Mushy.” Four gypsies talk dim-witted Mushy into giving them the drive’s wagons and saddle horses. (60 min.)
SUMMER OLYMPICS–Tokyo (NBC)
[SPECIAL] Scheduled: finals in the men’s high jump and the marathon; water polo; football; canoeing; field hockey; and yachting. (60 min.)
“International Showtime” is pre-empted.
JONNY QUEST (ABC)
[COLOR] “Treasure of the Temple.” The Quests set off to check out a rumor that a treasure is hidden in the lost city of Malatan.
8:00 FARMER’S DAUGHTER–Comedy (ABC)
“Love on the Picket Line.” A teen-ager, determined that 18-year-olds should be given the right to vote, stages a hunger strike in front of Glen’s house.
8:30 ENTERTAINERS (CBS)
BOB HOPE (NBC)
[COLOR] “The Turncoat” is young Victor Thornton, a defector to the Chinese during the Korean War. Now, with forged credentials, he’s en route to a missile plant to do the job of espionage he was groomed for. John Furia Jr.’s script is based on a story by Philip Freund. (60 min.)
ADDAMS FAMILY–Comedy (ABC)
Morticia and Gomez are entranced because newlyweds have moved in next door. The new neighbors, however, are horrified by the Addams family.
9:00 VALENTINE’S DAY–Comedy (ABC)
“If Africa Speaks, Don’t Answer.” Everyone loves Lloyd Wellington’s best seller on big-game hunting except Wellington. He’s disgruntled with Val’s editing and wants to change publishers. Valentine: Tony Franciosa. Rocky: Jack Soo. Wellington: John Williams.
9:25 POLITICAL TALK–Rep. (CBS)
9:30 GOMER PYLE, USMC (CBS)
A troublemaking bully transfers into the outfit, and immediately sizes up Gomer as a patsy.
JACK BENNY–Comedy (NBC)
Bob Hope is Jack’s guest tonight. When Bob drops by, Jack springs a great idea: the two should team up to cut a comedy record album.
12 O’CLOCK HIGH–Drama (ABC)
“The Climate of Doubt.” Savage strenuously objects to General Crowe’s decision to send one bombing group over the two targets, but despite his misgivings, the mission goes ahead as planned. Script by Harold Jack Bloom. (60 min.)
10:00 REPORTER–Drama (CBS)
JACK PAAR (NBC)
[COLOR] Guests include actor Tom Ewell, comedian Godfrey Cambridge and members of Broadway’s satirical revue “The Committee.” (60 min.)
11:15 SUMMER OLYMPICS–Tokyo (NBC)
[SPECIAL] Scheduled: men’s and women’s special gymnastics.
TV Guide, October 17, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 42, Issue #603) [Western New England Edition]