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.
Saturday, October 10th, 1964
7:30 JACKIE GLEASON (CBS)
After the June Taylor dancers hoof their way through “Lollipops and Roses,” Jackie discusses “the greatest aggravation in history.” Barbara Heller introduces sketches: Rum Dum gives his pet a bath; the Poor Soul learns body building from light heavyweight champ Willie Pastrono; and Reginald Van Gleason III prepares a prize-winning recipe. Frank Fontaine tells Joe the Bartender about the latest science-fiction movie before crooning “Goodnight, Sweetheart.” Sammy Spear orchestra. (60 min.)
[COLOR] “The Gulf Between.” Well-to-do Kathryn Terrence is taking an interest in Porter, and Porter likes the situation. But Bud doesn’t.
OUTER LIMITS (ABC)
“Expanding Human.” Authorities are faced with an unusual break-in, theft and murder at a college where experiments are under way with drugs that intensify all human powers. (60 min.)
8:00 MR. MAGOO–Cartoons (NBC)
[COLOR] Magoo is Gunga Din in an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s tale of the fearless Hindu water boy who served in India with the Khyber Rifles.
8:30 GILLIGAN’S ISLAND (CBS)
The supply hut is robbed and, since no one’s on the island but our castaways, the skipper suggests that the group is the victim of voodoo.
KENTUCKY JONES–Drama (NBC)
Saddened because the widowed Kentucky is depressed, Ike calls on Mrs. Tea-Store Fu, the best marriage broker in Chinatown. Kentucky: Dennis Weaver. Ike: Rickey Der. Seldom: Harry Morgan.
Mrs. Tea-Store Fu …………… Beulah Quo
Ping Ping Mock …………… June Kim
Chin King …………… James Hong
LAWRENCE WELK–Music (ABC)
The music-makers recall melodies from their past nine years on TV: “Calcutta,” “Anniversary Song,” “Hey, Look Me Over,” “Tico-Tico,” “Alice Blue Gown,” “Say It with Music,” “I,” “Hello Dolly!” “Buck Dance,” “My Heart Still Remembers,” “Minnie the Mermaid,” “For Me and My Gal,” “Memories” and “South Rampart Street Parade.” (Live; 60 min.)
9:00 MR. BROADWAY–Drama (CBS)
Mike and Hank “Try to Find a Spy” after Mike is accused of giving his client’s secrets to a rival firm. Script by David Z. Goodman. Mike: Craig Stevens. Hank: Horace McMahon. (60 min.)
Laura …………… Barbara Feldon
Bunker …………… Jack Gilford
Hundrell …………… Paul McGrath
Shaw …………… Simon Oakland
Robertson …………… Joan McMartin
Mrs. Bunker …………… Bibi Osterwald
[COLOR] Saturday Night at the Movies: “Escape from Fort Brave.” (1953) Indians surround a group of Confederate Army prisoners who’ve escaped from a Union fort in the Arizona desert. Directed by John Sturges. (Two hours)
9:30 HOLLYWOOD PALACE–Variety (ABC)
Song-and-dance man Donald O’Connor introduces another singer-dancer, Dorothy Provine; tenor Sergio Franchi; comic Shecky Greene; the Hasleves, trampolinists; songstress Morgana King; Victor Julian’s dog act and the Martin Granger puppets. Mitchell Ayres conducts the orchestra. (55 min.)
10:00 GUNSMOKE–Western (CBS)
Joe Silva has enemies who have sworn to kill him, but when Silva does meet his death, the wrong man is arrested for the murder. (60 min.)
10:25 POLITICAL TALK–Republican (ABC)
TV Guide, October 10, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 41, Issue #602) [Western New England Edition]