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, November 23rd, 1964
7:30 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Karen: Our young lady is in a classic teen-age pickle: She’s made three dates for Saturday night. Karen: Debbie Watson. Steve: Richard Denning. Mimi: Gina Gillespie. Barbara: Mary La Roche. Janis: Bernadette Withers. Candy: Trudi Ames. Cliff: Guy Raymond
Ted …………… Leo Slezak
TO TELL THE TRUTH (CBS)
“The Magnus Beam.” The Seaview is dispatched to the Near East to locate the powerful weapon that’s been downing American U-2 planes. (60 min.)
8:00 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Harris Against the World: On just the day he’d like to do a little fishing, Alan learns it’s deadline time for renewing his driver’s license. Alan: Jack Klugman. Kate: Patricia Barry. Dee Dee: Claire Wilcox. Billy: David Macklin. Cliff: Guy Raymond.
Hendricks …………… William O’Connell
Mr. Saltzman …………… John Alderson
I’VE GOT A SECRET (CBS)
Comic Louis Nye has a secret for panelists Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer, Bess Myerson and Henry Morgan. (Live)
8:30 90 BRISTOL COURT–Comedy (NBC)
Tom, Dick and Mary: A few appliances are on the blink, but why worry? There’s no need to pay an electrician when Dick is such a talented handy man. Dick: Steve Franken. Mary: Joyce Bulifant. Tom: Don Galloway. Dr. Krevoy: John Hoyt. Cliff: Guy Raymond.
ANDY GRIFFITH–Comedy (CBS)
Andy is considering accepting a job as a detective in another town, and Barney is contemplating taking Andy’s spot as sheriff.
NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS–Comedy (ABC)
“Will Goes to Washington.” Captain Martin’s trying to impress his girl friend by getting her to believe he’s involved in a top-secret project, so he dictates a phony telegram about it–and Will promptly sends the message off to Washington! Will: Sammy Jackson. King: Harry Hickox. Martin: Paul Smith. Ben: Kevin O’Neal. Milly: Laurie Sibbald.
Colonel Farnsworth …………… Hayden Rorke
Congressman Stewart …………… Charles Watts
Julie Ray …………… Joan Huntington
Henley …………… Willis Bouchey
Mitchell …………… Peter Leeds
Lynne …………… Rachel Romen
9:00 LUCILLE BALL (CBS)
Lucy lost a contact lens while icing a cake for the bank’s benefit sale, and she’s sure it’s in one of the many cakes already at the bazaar.
ANDY WILLIAMS–Variety (NBC)
[COLOR] Jonathan Winters and actress-singer Jane Powell visit Andy. In a sketch, they re-create a turn-of-the-century medicine show. (60 min.)
WENDY AND ME–Comedy (ABC)
A waitress at a restaurant where George and Wendy are eating is going to miss her sister’s wedding–unless someone substitutes for her. Wendy sympathetically obliges. George Burns plays the landlord. Wendy: Connie Stevens. Jeff: Ron Harper. Norton: Bartlett Robinson. Danny: James Callahan. Bundy: J. Pat O’Malley. Linda: Shary Marshall.
Mary …………… Nancy Rennick
Maitre d’ …………… John Hubbard
9:30 MANY HAPPY RETURNS–Comedy (CBS)
Walter takes over the store’s drama group after Mr. Hefflefinger, its regular director, is fired in a dispute with Mr. Sharp. Walter: John McGiver. Foley: Mickey Manners. Sharp: Russell Collins. Lynn: Elena Verdugo. Wilma: Jesslyn Fax. Price: Richard Collier. Virgil: Arte Johnson.
BING CROSBY (ABC)
“The Liberated Woman.” After reading a book on woman’s need for self-expression, visiting Aunt Lulu begins coaching the Collins girls in dramatics. Bing sings “You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To.” Ellie: Beverly Garland. Joyce: Carol Faylen. Janice: Diane Sherry. Willie: Frank McHugh. Aunt Lulu: Glenda Farrell.
10:00 ALFRED HITCHCOCK–Drama (NBC)
“The McGregor Affair.” In 19th-century Scotland, dim-witted John McGregor lives with his sodden wife Aggie and makes a living by hauling boxes to a nearby medical college. What McGregor doesn’t know is that inside these boxes are the corpses of murder victims. Adapted by David Friedkin and Morton Fine. (60 min.)
SLATTERY’S PEOPLE–Drama (CBS)
Barry Sullivan and Jeanette Nolan in “Question–What is Honor…What Is Death?” For details, see the Close-up on page A-36. (60 min.)
[TV Guide Close-Up] SLATTERY’S PEOPLE–Drama
Slattery is vigorously opposed to House Bill 2319, a measure that would grant a multimillion-dollar tax rebate to eight corporations. Also against the legislation is James Patrick Shepherd, a member of the opposition party.
Pushing hard for passage of 2139 is lobbyist Harry Colby, a man who would use any means to get the measure approved. And when Colby learns Shepherd is seriously ill, the lobbyist is certain he has found just the means. Script by William McGivern. Slattery: Richard Crenna. B. J.: Maxine Stuart. Ramos: Paul Geary. Speaker Metcaff: Tol Avery. (60 min.)
James Patrick Shepherd …………… Barry Sullivan
Harry Colby …………… Philip Abbott
Susan Shepherd …………… Jeanette Nolan
Carstairs …………… Len Wayland
Marlyn Shepherd …………… Colleen Peters
Gibbons …………… Robert Cinder
BEN CASEY–Drama (ABC)
“A Disease of the Heart Called Love.” At 42, warm and affable Miss Lydia Mitchum finds herself alone and pregnant, a situation complicated by a serious toxic condition. Script by Pat Fielder. (60 min.)
TV Guide, November 21, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 47, Issue #608) [Western New England Edition] *Read my review of this issue*