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 27th, 1964
7:30 RAWHIDE–Western (CBS)
“The Backshooter” appears to be Rowdy, who brings in the body of an outlaw–shot from behind–and asks for the reward money. (60 min.)
INTERNATIONAL SHOWTIME–Circus (NBC)
“The Old World Ice Show,” a presentation of the Hungarian Ice Revue, includes Hungarian folk dances, selections from operettas and scenes depicting cavalrymen at a festival. Don Ameche is the host. (60 min.)
JONNY QUEST (ABC)
[COLOR] “Skull and Double Crossbones.” The Quests tangle with pirates on the high seas while searching for sunken treasure.
8:00 FARMER’S DAUGHTER–Comedy (ABC)
Katy finds that being “The Neutral” is difficult when Papa Holstrum comes to town–he’s determined to influence Glen on a political issue.
8:30 ENTERTAINERS (CBS)
Sketches: “Musical Chairs” has Carol Burnett playing a gun moll who gets all the loot; and “Gambling Wife” features Carol and Bill McCutcheon. Bob Newhart does a monolog about Ben Franklin. Caterina Valente, John Davidson, Tessie O’Shea, Dom De Luise, Don Crichton, Lee Hale singers, Ernie Flatt dancers, Harry Zimmerman orchestra. (60 min.)
BOB HOPE (NBC)
[COLOR] “Parties to the Crime.” Excon Barry Stinson has been spending enough time at church to make it appear that he’s been converted, but veteran policeman Joe Masson suspects Stinson may be planning to knock over the seminary post office. Script by William Wood. Bob Hope is host. (60 min.)
ADDAMS FAMILY–Comedy (ABC)
Visiting iron curtain dignitaries want their tour guide to show them the “real” America–so they visit that typical suburban family, the Addamses.
9:00 VALENTINE’S DAY–Comedy (ABC)
“Bride and Gloom.” Val’s disturbed by Libby’s insinuations that he’ll always be a playboy, so he decides to propose marriage–to someone. Val: Tony Franciosa. Rocky: Jack Soo. Libby: Janet Waldo. Dunstall: Jerry Hausner.
Elizabeth Jones …………… Arlene Martel
January Jones …………… Herself
Community Fund Collector …………… Jan Shutan
Mrs. Dunstall …………… Maida Severn
9:30 GOMER PYLE, USMC (CBS)
The colonel’s daughter needs a date for the base dance, and girl-shy Gomer gets the assignment.
JACK BENNY–Comedy (NBC)
Rochester takes his first vacation in 20 years, and then thinks he’s being replaced when he spots an ad stating that Jack’s looking for a housekeeper.
12 O’CLOCK HIGH–Drama (ABC)
“Dana Wynter in “Interlude.” Details are in the Close-up, page A-76. (60 min.)
[TV Guide Close-Up] 12 O’CLOCK HIGH–Drama
General Savage is physically and mentally exhausted, and General Crowe orders him to take a two-week rest leave. “Get as far away as you can without deserting,” Crowe tells him.
10:00 REPORTER–Drama (CBS)
NBC FOLLIES OF 1965–Variety (NBC)
[SPECIAL] [COLOR] Performers include singer Steve Lawrence, dancer Juliet Prowse, actress Jill St. John, and comics Nipsey Russell and Allan Sherman. Details are found in the Close-up on page A-76. (60 min.)
Jack Paar is pre-empted.
[TV Guide Close-Up] NBC FOLLIES OF 1965
[SPECIAL] [COLOR] Steve Lawrence headlines the first of two NBC entertainment previews. Joining him are dancer Juliet Prowse, actress Jill St. John, comedians Nipsey Russell and Allan Sherman, and the Bitter End Singers.
TV Guide, November 21, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 47, Issue #608) [Western New England Edition] *Read my review of this issue*