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, November 20th, 1964
7:30 RAWHIDE–Western (CBS)
“Damon’s Road,” conclusion of a two-part comedy-drama. An enraged Gil Favor is behind bars and Damon has accomplished his task–getting the drovers to lay the track for his railroad. (60 min.)
INTERNATIONAL SHOWTIME–Circus (NBC)
“The Magnificent Munich Circus” features American aerialist Tony Steele, who executives a triple somersault on the high trapeze. Other acts are Sembach’s liberty horses; the Babusio’s trained geese; Binder and Binder, teeterboard acrobats; Daisy and Carlo’s horseback ballet; and the Rudi Llata and Company clowns. Host: Don Ameche. (60 min.)
JONNY QUEST (ABC)
[COLOR] “Shadow of the Condor.” On a trip to South America, the Quests’ plane develops engine trouble over the Andes.
8:00 FARMER’S DAUGHTER–Comedy (ABC)
In a dream sequence, senior citizens Glen and Agatha help celebrate “Katy’s 76th Birthday.” But this is one dream Katy doesn’t want to come true–at 76, she’s still a spinster.
8:30 ENTERTAINERS (CBS)
Sketches: Dom De Luise and Carol Burnett in “Riverboat Gambler” and “The Lady Senator.” Bob Newhart does a monolog on “Adam and Eve,” and Art Buchwald offers political commentary. Caterina Valente, John Davidson, Lee Hale singers, Ernie Flatt dancers, Harry Zimmerman orchestra. (60 min.)
Postponed from last week.
BOB HOPE (NBC)
Bob’s guests include Richard “Dr. Kildare” Chamberlain, Donald O’Connor and Annette Funicello. For details, see the Close-up on page A-76. (60 min.)
[TV Guide Close-Up] BOB HOPE–Variety
For his second variety special of the season, Bob welcomes guests Donald O’Connor, Richard Chamberlain, singer Trini Lopez and actresses Annette Funicello and Stella Stevens.
ADDAMS FAMILY–Comedy (ABC)
After being scolded for playing with Uncle Fester’s dynamite caps instead of her own, Wednesday packs her pet spider and prepares to run away.
9:00 VALENTINE’S DAY–Comedy (ABC)
“Hottest Game in Town.” Val suspects that Rocky is behind th e mysterious disappearance of Dr. Delmore Link. the missinm [sic] Link is a math professor who’s in town to promote his book “Stamp Out Poverty Playing Poker.” Val: Tony Franciosa. Rocky: Jack Soo. Libby: Janet Waldo. Dr. Delmore Link: George Gobel.
9:30 GOMER PYLE, USMC (CBS)
Gomer and Sergeant Carter go into the wilderness for a several-day survival test.
JACK BENNY–Comedy (NBC)
Jack and his card-playing cronies Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Frank Remley and Sammy Weiss are concerned about the cat burglar who’s been plaguing Beverly Hills. Joey Bishop puts in a brief appearance as himself.
12 O’CLOCK HIGH–Drama (ABC)
“Appointment at Liege.” Maj. Gus Denver has a powerful reason for wanting to bomb Liege: His entire crew was killed on a mission over the city while he was back in the States. (60 min.)
10:00 REPORTERS [sic]–Drama (CBS)
“Super-Star.” Danny’s covering a neurotic movie star’s comeback, and finds he’s falling in love with her. Danny: Harry Guardino. Lou: Gary Merrill. Ike: Remo Pisani. Artie: George O’Hanlon.
Sheryl Madison …………… Janice Rule
Charles Durwood …………… Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
JACK PAAR (NBC)
[COLOR] Guests are Ethel Merman, who sings and chats with Paar; the Muppets, hand puppets operated by James Henson; and the cast of Broadway’s satirical musical revue “Oh What a Lovely War,” who do numbers from the show. (60 min.)
TV Guide, November 14, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 46, Issue #607) [Western New England Edition] *Read my review of this issue*