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.
Tuesday, November 17th, 1964
7:30 MR. NOVAK (NBC)
“The People Doll: You Wind It Up and It Makes Mistakes.” Novak fights a losing battle against romance when a promising student insists on dropping out of school to get married. Script by John D. F. Black. Novak: James Franciscus. Vane: Dean Jagger. Miss Wilkinson: Phyllis [Avery.] [?]ler. (60 min.)
Joe Keenan ………….. Burt Brinckerhoff
Gina Czarnecki ………….. Bonnie Beecher
Frank Czarnecki ………….. Malachi Throne
“Fly Away Home.” To the men’s way of thinking, this mission is strictly for the birds: providing escort behind enemy lines for a Signal Corps sergeant and his pigeons. Script by Kay Lenard and Jess Carneol. (60 min.)
8:00 WORLD WAR I (CBS)
“Battle of Jutland.” Maps and film clips cover the strategy, fighting and personalities of the Battle of Jutland, the only great naval clash of the war, and the battle that crippled Germany as a naval power. Robert Ryan narrates.
8:30 RED SKELTON (CBS)
Guests: singers Vic Damone and Gale Garnett. David Rose orchestra. (60 min.)
MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.–Drama (NBC)
“The Double Affair.” To infiltrate the U.N.C.L.E. headquarters, THRUSH agents kidnap Solo and substitute and exact look-alike. Both roles are portrayed by Robert Vaughn. (60 min.)
McHALE’S NAVY–Comedy (ABC)
Binghamton drops court-martial proceedings against Parker and gets him promoted to lieutenant–after McHale’s gang has tricked him into thinking that Parker’s uncle is head of the Senate Naval Affairs Committee.
9:00 TYCOON (ABC)
Thunder corporation is encountering some stiff competition: A Japanese firm is turning out duplicate products at much lower prices. Walter: Walter Brennan. Pat: Van Williams. Wilson: Jerome Cowan. Betty: Janet Lake.
Kumagae ………….. Aki Aleong
Louise Wilson ………….. Grace Albertson
Arlene Kumagae ………….. Tiko Ling
9:30 PETTICOAT JUNCTION (CBS)
Uncle Joe shocks Kate by bringing home a buffalo–it’s part of his scheme to dupe a wealthy British sportsman into coming to “Shady Rest Hunting Lodge.”
THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS–Satire (NBC)
PEYTON PLACE–Serial (ABC)
George, Julie and Constance try to resolve their problems.
10:00 DOCTORS/NURSES (CBS)
“A Family Resemblance.” Fox, a Negro patient, has a chip on his shoulder–and he’s taking out his resentment on Dr. Farmer, a successful Negro neurologist. Liz: Shirl Conway. Gail: Zina Bethune. Steffen: Joseph Campanella. Tazinski: Michael Tolan. (60 min.)
Fox ………….. Brock Peters
Farmer ………….. Ossie Davis
Ollie Sutton ………….. Diana Sands
Mrs. Maslow ………….. Nancy C. Pollock
Orderly ………….. Richard Calabrese
[SPECIAL] [COLOR] Charles Boyer narrates this tour through France’s national museum. For details, see the Close-up on page A-50. (60 min.)
[TV Guide Close-Up] LOUVRE–Documentary
“A Golden Prison” for one of the world’s greatest art collections, the Louvre is a monumental work of art itself. Once the winter palace of the French royal family, its structure is a visual chronicle of French history since the late 12th century. Charles Boyer narrates this tour, which marks the first time American TV cameras were permitted access to the museum.
“Escape into Black.” An explosion sends an unconscious Kimble to the hospital, and when he awakens he’s suffering from a very dangerous complication: amnesia. (60 min.)
TV Guide, November 14, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 46, Issue #607) [Western New England Edition] *Read my review of this issue*