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 9th, 1964
7:30 RAWHIDE–Western (CBS)
“Piney,” an old friend of Favor’s is digging for dollars by digging a tunnel beneath a bank. (60 min.)
INTERNATIONAL SHOWTIME–Circus (NBC)
The Traveling Tent Circus was taped in Sweden and includes Trolle Rhodin’s Liberty Horses, the Bertoks’ aerial acrobatic act, the Two Metroffs’ comedy balancing act, unicyclists Ola and Barbo and Helena’s trained pigeons and Chinese balancing act. Host: Don Ameche. (60 min.)
JONNY QUEST (ABC)
[COLOR] “Pursuit of the Po-Ho.” A friend of Dr. Quest is taken prisoner in the jungle by the dreaded Po-Ho tribe.
8:00 FARMER’S DAUGHTER–Comedy (ABC)
“Past Perfect.” Katy finds a diary written by Glen’s late wife Ann, and as she reads, she “sees” Ann (who bears a startling resemblance to herself) romancing and marrying Glen. Inger Stevens plays both Katy and Ann.
8:30 ENTERTAINERS (CBS)
BOB HOPE (NBC)
[COLOR] Janet Leigh makes her TV dramatic debut, co-starring with Bobby Darin in “Murder in the First.” A young law student is convicted of murdering a married woman he had fallen in love with, and an Associate Supreme Court Justice must decide whether the student’s basic rights were violated from the time of his arrest to his subsequent confession. Stirling Silliphant wrote the script. (60 min.)
ADDAMS FAMILY–Comedy (ABC)
Gomez is following family tradition by backing a loser in the town council election. The man’s a candidate who wouldn’t dream of draining the town marsh.
9:00 VALENTINE’S DAY–Comedy (ABC)
“Triple Trouble.” Val pulls a publishing coup by acquiring the memoirs of the three glamorous, much-married Ekstrom sisters, but there are problems. Valentine: Tony Franciosa. Rocky: Jack Soo. Libby: Janet Waldo. Molly: Mimi Dillard.
Sonja Ekstrom }
Helga Ekstrom } ………….. Anita Talbot
Inga Ekstrom }
Jerry ………….. William O’Connell
Postponed from an earlier date.
9:30 GOMER PYLE, USMC (CBS)
“Private Ralph Skunk” is Gomer’s new buddy, but Ralph isn’t too popular: He’s a real live skunk.
JACK BENNY–Comedy (NBC)
Jack and his guest Andy Williams perform at the gala grand opening of a meat market. Andy sings “On the Street Where You Live.” Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, Don Wilson. Butcher: Henry Beckman.
12 O’CLOCK HIGH–Drama (ABC)
“Pressure Point.” Sen. Clayton Johnson of the Appropriations Committee visits England to re-evaluate the whole Air Force program, and the senator is no friend of the Air Force or of General Savage. Script by John T. Dugan. (60 min.)
10:00 REPORTER–Drama (CBS)
“How Much for a Prince?” Danny’s doing a series on star baseball player Nick Castle when a psychopath kidnaps Castle’s 14-year-old son. Pro football star Frank Gifford appears in a cameo role. Script by George Bellak. Danny: Harry Guardino. Lou: Gary Merrill. (60 min.)
Nick Castle ………….. Jack Lord
Roger ………….. Nick Adams
Tim Castle ………….. Jeffrey Bowland
Benny ………….. HHerb Edelman
JACK PAAR (NBC)
[COLOR] Jack’s guests are Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, comic Bill Cosby and singer-comedienne Libby Morris who offers part of her Canadian nighttime club act. Steve and Eydie join in a duet, and Cosby presents a monologue. (60 min.)
TV Guide, October 3, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 40, Issue #601) [Western New England Edition]