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.
Monday, October 19th, 1964
7:30 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Karen: Karen and two girl friends decide to pool their money to buy a wig. Steve: Richard Denning. Barbara: Mary La Roche. Karen: Debbie Watson. Mimi: Gina Gillespie. Jan: Bernadette Withers. Candy: Trudi Ames. Gregg: Jack Bannon.
TO TELL THE TRUTH (CBS)
“Price Is Right” emcee Bill Cullen and comedienne Peggy Cass join Tom Poston and Kitty Carlisle on the panel.
“The Sky Is Falling.” The Seaview is sent to destroy a spaceship that has sunk in the Pacific Ocean. In this episode, regulars Richard Baseheart (Nelson) and David Hedison (Crane) also portray spacemen. (60 min.)
8:00 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Harris Against the World: Alan’s arch-rival from boyhood days is in town, and the two men become caught up in their old sports rivalry. Alan: Jack Klugman. Kate: Patricia Barry. Cliff: Guy Raymond. Billy: David Macklin. Dee Dee: Claire Wilcox. Marv: Hans Conried.
I’VE GOT A SECRET–Panel (CBS)
8:30 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Tom, Dick and Mary: Dick is ready to believe in the powers of home remedies after seeing Grandma Fletcher, a visitor from Maine, at work. Dick: Steve Franken. Mary: Joyce Bulifant. Tom: Don Galloway. Dr. Krevoy: John Hoyt.
Grandma Fletcher …………… Minerva Urecal
J. J. Simpson …………………. Philip Ober
ANDY GRIFFITH–Comedy (CBS)
Aunt Bee rekindles an old friendship with a boy friend she hasn’t seen in 20 years.
NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS–Comedy (ABC)
A surprise birthday party is being held for Grandpa Anderson, and Will manages to keep him out of the house while things are set up–but he can’t get Grandpa home again. Will: Sammy Jackson. Grandpa: Andy Clyde. Ben: Kevin O’Neal.
9:00 LUCILLE BALL (CBS)
Lucy rents a room to two gentlemen who claim to be World’s Fairs visitors, but they’re actually cultured crooks who are casing Mooney’s bank.
ANDY WILLIAMS–Variety (NBC)
[COLOR] Tennessee Ernie Ford, trumpeter Al Hirt and movie producer Ross Hunter join Andy. Ernie and Andy recall the old-time political debates in the town saure. In the Informal Spot, Andy and Rosss show clips from “I’d Rather Be Rich,” Andy’s latest movie. (60 min.)
WENDY AND ME–Comedy (ABC)
Jeff asks Wendy to invite some of his old college buddies to a reunion dinner, a simple request. So how come it’s Jeff’s father’s classmates who show up? Landlord: George Burns. Wendy: Connie Stevens. Jeff: Ron Harper. Danny: James Calahan. Bundy: J. Pat O’Malley.
Homer Stevens …………… Frank Ferguson
Albert Clark …………… Howard Wendell
Lester Mullins …………… Harry Harvey Sr.
9:30 MANY HAPPY RETURNS–Comedy (CBS)
Wilma’s house is about to be razed to make way for a large project, but her cat Mitty is about to have kittens–so she and Burnley hold the house-wreckers at bay. Burnley: John McGiver. Wilma: Jesslyn Fax. Sharp: Russell Collins.
BING CROSBY (ABC)
“Flashback.” The Collinses indulge in a bit of nostalgia: They watch home movies of the days when Bing met Willie and Ellie. Bing sings “Can’t We Talk It Over?” and “Sweet Georgia Brown.” Ellie: Beverly Garland. Willie: Frank McHugh.
10:00 ALFRED HITCHCOCK–Drama (NBC)
“Water’s Edge.” Ex-convict Rusty Connors wants the loot from a payroll robbery his former cellmate masterminded, and the cellmate’s widow may be just the one to lead him to it. (60 min.)
SLATTERY’S PEOPLE (CBS)
“Question–What Are You Doing Out There, Waldo?” Lobbyist Della Murphy uses her considerable charm to enlist Slattery’s aid for her latest cause: repeal of a bill that prohibits political activity by any state employee. Slattery: Richard Crenna. Metcaff: Tol Avery. (60 min.)
Della Murphy …………… Sally Kellerman
Robert Rossman …………… Joe Maross
Jonas Ewing …………………. Paul Fix
Charles Harmon …………………. Ned Glass
BEN CASEY (ABC)
“For Jimmy, the Best of Everything.” Jimmy Reynolds is a young, ambitious doctor with a chip on his shoulder and an unusual patient on his hands: a close-mouthed victim of a flop-house brawl who has some perplexing symptoms. (60 min.)
11:15 SUMMER OLYMPICS–Tokyo (NBC)
[SPECIAL] Scheduled: finals in the women’s 200-meter dash and women’s 400-meter run; equestrian cross-country; and the first day of the decathlon competition.
TV Guide, October 17, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 42, Issue #603) [Western New England Edition]