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 2nd, 1964
It is likely that both major parties will purchase additional time for paid political telecasts tonight, thus pre-empting programs normally seen in the evening hours.]
7:30 90 BRISTOL COURT (NBC)
Karen: With her grades below par, Karen promises her parents she and Janis won’t let boys distract them from their studies. Steve: Richard Denning. Karen: Debbie Watson. Barbara: Mary La Roche. Mimi: Gina Gillespie. Janis: Bernadette Withers
Roger …………… Allan Hunt
Pete …………………. Frank Gardner
TO TELL THE TRUTH (CBS)
Gene Rayburn joins regular panelists Tom Poston, Kitty Carlisle and Peggy Cass.
“Village of Guilt.” A report that a sea monster has devoured some fishermen sends Nelson to Norway, where he finds the only eyewitness dead and villagers hostile and silent. (60 min.)
8:00 90 BRISTOL COURT (NBC)
Harris Against the World: On the day of an important golf tourney, Alan is supposed to squire youngsters to Dee Dee’s birthday party before heading for the links. Alan: Jack Klugman. Kate: Patricia Barry. Dee Dee: Claire Wilcox. Billy: David Macklin. Cliff: Guy Raymond. Helen: Fay DeWitt.
I’VE GOT A SECRET (CBS)
Singer Robert Merrill has a secret for panelists Bill Cullen, Betsy Palmer, Henry Morgan and Bess Myerson.
8:30 90 BRISTOL COURT (NBC)
Tom, Dick and Mary: After a visit from his much-married father, Dick tells Tom and Mary it’s only a matter of time before their marriage collapses too. Dick: Steve Franken. Tom: Don Galloway. Mary: Joyce Bulifant. Horace: J. Edward McKinley. Barnaby: Percy Helton.
ANDY GRIFFITH (CBS)
After Barney and Thelma Lou have a spat, Andy agrees with Barney that she may not be the girl for him.
NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS (ABC)
“Will Gets a Right-Hand Man.” Grandpa Anderson joins Will on guard duty, but not by choice–he and Will are accidentally locked together in a pair of handcuffs. Will: Sammy Jackson. Grandpa: Andy Clyde.
Postponed from an earlier date.
9:00 LUCILLE BALL (CBS)
Lucy’s delighted with her job monitoring parking meters, and her joy knows no bounds when she writes her first ticket–even if it is on Viv’s car.
ANDY WILLIAMS (NBC)
[COLOR] Andy’s guest is Fred MacMurray of “My Three Sons.” Sketch: “Somewhere in France.” Andy portrays an orderly and Fred the commanding officer of the Singing 69th, a World War I outfit that is losing some of its best vocalists in combat. In another segment, Fred asks members of the Osmond family to ad lib a little harmony while he plays the saxophone. (60 min.)
WENDY AND ME (ABC)
Wendy hires a detective to trail her husband after she discovers a lipstick in the pocket of his jacket. At $35 a day, the detective has no trouble confusing Jeff with Danny. Landlord: George Burns. Wendy: Connie Stevens. Jeff: Ron Harper. Danny: James Calahan. Bundy: J. Pat O’Malley. George King: Stanley Adams.
9:30 POLITICAL TALK–Republican (CBS)
Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, Republican Presidential candidate, is the speaker.
“Many Happy Returns” is pre-empted.
BING CROSBY–Comedy (ABC)
“Genius at Work.” Bing and Ellie order their brilliant–but chronically messy–daughter Janice to shape up–a world-famous mathematician is coming for a stay. Songs: “I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues” and “John Peel.” Ellie: Beverly Garland. Janice: Diane Sherry. Prof. Zdueramott: Thomas Gomez.
10:00 POLITICAL TALK–Democratic (NBC)
SLATTERY’S PEOPLE–Drama (CBS)
“Question–Where Vanished the Tragic Piper?” Slattery’s acting on behalf of James and Annette Rowan, who will lose the Korean orphan they’ve adopted if the agency that placed the child is found illegal as charged. Script by Anthony Lawrence. Slattery: Richard Crenna. Ramos: Paul Geary. (60 min.)
Angus Rosebury …………… Larry Gates
Vera Donlon …………… Lee Grant
James Rowan …………………. Burt Brinckerhoff
Annette Rowan …………………. Davey Davison
BEN CASEY–Drama (ABC)
“Kill the Dream but Spare the Dreamer.” On temporary duty at a veteran’s hospital, Casey clashes with the head of neurosurgery, who devotes more energy to boosting patients’ morale than to surgery. Script by Lionel E. Siegal. (60 min.)
TV Guide, October 31, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 44, Issue #605) [Western New England Edition]