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.
Sunday, October 25th, 1964
6:30 SUMMER OLYMPICS (NBC)
[SPECIAL] Scheduled: a review of the outstanding performances, interviews with athletes and coaches, final team standings and a preview of the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. (60 min.)
MISTER ED–Comedy (CBS)
Ed digs a “Tunnel to Freedom” when Wilbur punishes him by locking him in his stall.
7:00 LASSIE–Drama (CBS)
Young Jim Shelley is the least competent worker on a Forest Service crew working on an erosion project, so he’s a bit surprised when Corey asks his help.
7:30 WALT DISNEY’S WORLD (NBC)
[COLOR] “The Tenderfoot,” second of three shows. Hoping to make some money in a hurry, Tevis and his greenhorn friends set out to capture a herd of wild mustang. (60 min.)
WAGON TRAIN (ABC)
Delirious and dust-covered, Irishman Brian Conlin stumbles into the wagon train encampment and falls unconscious. Leader of an immigrant ban that’s been victimized at every turn, Conlin sees no reason to trust Chris Hale. (60 min.)
MY FAVORITE MARTIAN (CBS)
While he’s repairing Mrs. Brown’s outdoor TV aerial, Tim accidentally cuts down a telephone wire that falls on Uncle Martin–who begins to receive the incoming calls.
8:00 ED SULLIVAN (CBS)
Ed’s guests are actor Laurence Harvey; the singing Kim Sisters; singer Jack Jones; English comic Charlie Drake; modern ballet dancers Hal and Barbara Loman; and Stiller and Meara, husband-and-wife satirists. Laurence Harvey and Ed are seen on film presenting the bugle used in the 1854 Charge of the Light Brigade to descendants of the original group. Ray Bloch orchestra. (Live; 55 min.)
8:30 BILL DANA (NBC)
Jose wants to rent the hotel’s posh Crystal Room for his cousin’s wedding reception–and he’s willing to pay Mr. Phillips as much as $80. Jose: Bill Dana. Phillips: Jonathan Harris.
Maria …………… Angela Dorian
Smith ………. Andrew Duncan
Ted ………. Lee Krieger
Anne is approached by Ensign Hubert T. Grady, a visitor to Ranakai. He’s looking for the Panther of the Pacific–Cdr. Roger Adrian, his uncle. Anne: Kathleen Nolan. Adrian: Edward Andrews. Trotter: Dick Sargent. Botnik: Jimmy Boyd.
Hubert T. Grady …………… Berkeley Harris
Ensign Beasley ………. George Furth
Marine ………. Clay Tanner
8:55 POLITICAL TALK–Republican (CBS)
9:00 BONANZA (NBC)
[COLOR] “The Scapegoat.” Waldo Watson, who has bungled two suicide attempts, is about to try again–by jumping off a cliff–when Hoss intervenes. (60 min.)
Sunday Night Movie: “Geronimo!” (Mexican-American, 1962) In 1883, Apache leader Geronimo heads for Mexico and reverts to banditry when he finds that his people are being cheated out of some land that was promised to them. (One hour, 55 min.)
MY LIVING DOLL (CBS)
Bob’s escorting a visiting general’s daughter to a reception for the VIP, and he gives strict orders that Rhoda’s not to leave the apartment. Bob: Bob Cummings. Rhoda: Julie Newmar. Peter: Jack Mullaney. Irene: Doris Dowling.
Laura Cartwright ………. Lisa Gaye
Gen. Alfred Cartwright ………. Les Tremayne
9:30 JOEY BISHOP–Comedy (CBS)
Joey and Jan Murray, who appears as himself in this episode, are going to put on a comic boxing match for the boys’ club. It’s supposed to be all in fun–so why is Jan training so hard?
10:00 ROGUES–Drama (NBC)
“Death of a Fleming.” A harem is no place for an Irish lass, according to Donagh O’Patrick. She wants Marcel to help her make good her escape, and this involves eluding two evil-looking Arabs. Script by Lorenzo Semple Jr. Marcel: Robert Coote. Alec: David Niven. (60 min.)
Donagh O’Patrick ………. Quinn O’Hara
Sheik Swazik ………. Peter Whitney
Elmahleh ………. Kem Dibbs
Helga ………. Susan Cramer
CANDID CAMERA (CBS)
The camera watches a little girl helping herself to as many candied apples as she can carry; a manikin on a busy street corner losing its skirt; a joke in a store changing as it passes from one customer to another; and a man assigned to bend pretzels who finds the dispensing machine is working too fast. Durward Kirby and Allen Funt are the hosts.
10:25 POLITICAL TALK–Democratic (CBS)
10:30 WHAT’S MY LINE? (CBS)
Actor Tony Randall joins panelists Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen and Bennett Cerf. John Daly is the moderator.
10:55 POLITICAL TALK–Dem (ABC)
TV Guide, October 24, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 43, Issue #604) [Philadelphia Edition]