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.
Thursday, November 12th, 1964
7:30 MUNSTERS–Comedy (CBS)
“Herman the Great.” Herman moonlights as a professional wrestler and finds he has all the qualifications but one: He’s too soft-hearted. The wrestlers and referee in this episode are portrayed by professionals.
DANIEL BOONE–Adventure (NBC)
“The Sound of Wings.” A Redcoat officer slugs Boone and assumes his identity–so he can persuade the Indians to back the British. (60 min.)
[COLOR] “The Gruesomes,” the Flintstones’ weird new neighbors, keep strange pets and have real crabs in their crab grass.
8:00 PERRY MASON (CBS)
“The Case of a Place Called Midnight.” In a major departure for this series, Mason travels to Europe and becomes involved in international intrigue. Perry’s in Europe on Business, and as a favor to the wealthy Ralston family, he goes to Switzerland to see what sort of girl young Frederic Ralston is planning to marry. (60 min.)
DONNA REED (ABC)
“Circumstantial Evidence.” Alex accuses Donna of keeping pictures of her former boy friend on display around the house.
8:30 DR. KILDARE–Drama (NBC)
“Rome Will Never Leave You,” first of three parts. Kildare accompanies Gillespie on a research trip to Rome, where he’s captivated by the city’s customs and people–and particularly the exquisite Francesca Paolini, daughter of an Italian nobleman. Script by Sally Benson. (60 min.)
MY THREE SONS–Comedy (ABC)
Ernie and Chip are playing private detectives, and they’re sure they’re on to something big when they see Mike keeping company with a strange woman.
9:00 PASSWORD–Game (CBS)
Singer Rosemary Clooney and comedian Alan King match wits and words tonight. Allen Ludden is the host.
Samantha’s bored because Darrin’s tied up at the office, so he agrees to go to lunch with her mother–in Paris.
9:30 HAZEL (NBC)
[COLOR] “Just Me, Harold and the Unisphere.” Hazel enters a contest that offers a free trip to the World’s Fair.
BAILEYS OF BALBOA (CBS)
“My Son, the Dreamer.” After the wily Wyntoon nets the yahct club some choice land, a worried Sam Bailey takes steps to protect his property. Sam: Paul Ford. Wyntoon: John Dehner. Jim: Les Brown Jr. Buck: Sterling Holloway. Barbara: Judy Carne.
Postponed from an earlier date.
PEYTON PLACE (ABC)
A physician’s career is threatened.
10:00 DEFENDERS–Drama (CBS)
“A Taste of Ashes.” Preston takes on the defense of two men who’ve been charged with committing murder to save their own lives. Script by David W. Rintels. (60 min.)
KRAFT SUSPENSE THEATRE (NBC)
[COLOR] “The Kamchatka Incident.” The destinies of several passengers flying from Japan to the U.S.–including an important Russian defector–hang in the balance as engine trouble and bad weather force their plane off course and into Soviet air space. (60 min.)
SOPHIA LOREN IN ROME–Documentary (ABC)
[SPECIAL] [COLOR] Marcello Mastroianni joins Sophia on this tour of the Eternal City. For details, see the Close-up on page A-70.
[TV Guide Close-Up] SOPHIA LOREN IN ROME
Sophia Loren, a Neapolitan by birth but a Roman by choice, shows off her adopted city in this 60-minute tour. She’s given a brief, humorously lackadaisical assist from another Neapolitan who’s also an international star: Marcello Mastroianni.
TV Guide, November 7th, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 45, Issue #606) [Western New England Edition]