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 5th, 1964
7:30 MUNSTERS (CBS)
“Tin Can Man.” Herman’s concerned over Eddie’s poor grades, and he’s not the only one.
[COLOR] Fred and Barney become involved in intrigue when they meet Dr. Sinister and his assistant, Madame Yes.
DANIEL BOONE (NBC)
Daniel, Yadkin and Mingo pursue Lac Duquesne, a river pirate who’s stolen a shipment of rifles from some Boonesville settlers. (60 min.)
8:00 PERRY MASON (CBS)
“The Case of the Bullied Bowler” finds attorney Joe Kelly (Michael Connors) subbing for Mason, who’s temporarily out of the country. The Duchess, a small California town’s most influential citizen, has very personal reasons for having her son-in-law Bill Jaris’s bowling alley shut down. Kelly agrees to represent Jaris and his brother in the case. (60 min.)
DONNA REED (ABC)
“Royal Flush.” The town rolls out the red carpet for two hobos impersonating Russian royalty.
8:30 DR. KILDARE–Drama (NBC)
“A Candle in the Window.” Kildare is concerned about nurse Lily Prentice’s emotional state after the death of her doctor-husband–she seems to be completely indifferent. Script by Rita Lakin. (60 min.)
MY THREE SONS–Comedy (ABC)
Impressed with Robbie’s folk-singing talents, fellow band member Sherry Norton introduces him to the way-out coffee-house set.
9:00 PASSWORD–Game (CBS)
Carol Channing and Peter Lawford match wits and words tonight.
Samantha’s peeved when Darrin goes off to spend a Saturday in the office–with a girl reporter.
9:30 HAZEL (NBC)
[COLOR] “High Finance Hits a New Low.” Hazel persuades George to help the Johnsons, an elderly couple whose wealth has abruptly dwindled.
BAILEYS OF BALBOA (CBS)
“Mutiny.” Wyntoon’s research discloses that the Balboa Indians still have title to Sam’s land–and Wyntoon’s got a Balboa Indian. Sam: Paul Ford. Wyntoon: John Dehner. Buck: Sterling Holloway. Jim: Les Brown Jr. Stanley: Clint Howard. Happy Flying Fish: Lewis Charles.
PEYTON PLACE (ABC)
Betty moves into a new household, but finds it’s not a home.
10:00 DEFENDERS–Drama (CBS)
“Turning Point.[“] Ken’s certain that Joey Americus’s execution for murder was a miscarriage of justice, so he begins his own investigation. But no one in Joey’s neighborhood is willing to co-operate. Script by James Lee. (60 min.)
KRAFT SUSPENSE THEATRE (NBC)
[COLOR] Milton Berle makes a rare TV appearance in “That He Should Weep for Her.” Jeweler Sam Morris, grief-stricken because he killed a teen-age robber, offers money to the family. But the dead boy’s sister has no intention of letting Sam soothe his conscience. Script by Halsted Welles and George Kirgo from Irving Pearlburg’s story. (60 min.)
JIMMY DEAN (ABC)
Guests for this all-star Country and Western show, taped in Nashville, Tenn., include Eddy Arnold, Ernest Tubb, Cousin Minnie Pearl, guitarist Chet Atkins, bluegrassers Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, the singing Jordanaires, Dottie West, and the dancing Stoney Mountain Cloggers. Also on hand is Tennessee’s Gov. Frank Clement.
TV Guide, October 31, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 44, Issue #605) [Western New England Edition]