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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)





November 10, 1969: Episode #49
Season 3, episode 9
W: Paul Keyes, Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson et al   D: Mark Warren

With Carol Channing, Johnny Carson.
Carol Channing portrays half of the world's richest couple, a former child star now at the U.N., a way-out fashion designer and (with Goldie Hawn) a song-and-dance partner.

November 24, 1969: Episode #51
Season 3, episode 11
W: Paul Keyes, Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson et al   D: Mark Warren

With Sammy Davis Jr., Debbie Reynolds, Davy Jones, Michael Caine, Tennessee Ernie Ford.
Guest star Sammy Davis, Jr. appaears as a little boy lost, an entertainer of troops behind the Iron Curtain and as a housefly. Also: Dan Rowan turns psychologist for the other members of the cast.

December 15, 1969: Episode #54
Season 3, episode 14
W: Paul Keyes, Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson et al   D: Mark Warren

With Greer Garson, Stu Gilliam (Cameo Appearance), Lorne Greene (Cameo Appearance).
Encore episode features Garson as a clothed woman in a nudist world, and the debut of the "Farkel Family". Mod Mod World looks at at extremism; Raggedy Ann (Garson) faces life.

December 29, 1969: Episode #55
Season 3, episode 15
W: Paul Keyes, Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson et al   D: Mark Warren

With Frank Sinatra Jr., Nancy Sinatra, David Frey, Guy Lombardo, Ed McMahon.
Nancy Sinatra portrays the better half of the country's hippest couple and a birdwatcher. Mod Mod World offers a salute to the '60s.

January 5, 1970: Episode #56
Season 3, episode 16
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With James Garner, Stu Gilliam.
Guest star James Garner plays an Indian, a jailbird and a policeman. Mod Mod World looks at the American Indian and Laugh-In records the voice of the "silent majority".

January 12, 1970: Episode #57
Season 3, episode 17
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Peter Lawford, Jonathan Winters.
Jonathan Winters in the guise of Maudie Frickett meets the Farkel family and gets caught on the park bench between the little old man and frumpy Gladys. Other highlights: Mod Mod World looks at the American Tourist; Arte Johnson chairs a meeting of militant Eskimos.

January 19, 1970: Episode #58
Season 3, episode 18
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Dolly Martin, David Frey, Sammy Davis Jr., Bing Crosby, Ed McMahon, Peter Lawford.
Guest star Peter Lawford lathers up for a shaving commercial, plays George Washington and a British officer on colonial duty in India, and appears to the Farkle Family as a telegram messenger. Other highlights: Mod Mod World salutes women; Gen. Bull Right tees off on today's youth.

January 26, 1970: Episode #59
Season 3, episode 19
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Stu Gilliam, Jill St. John, Jack Benny, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Tony Curtis.
Tony Curtis is spotlighted. Highlights: Curtis is Romeo to Ruth Buzzi's Juliet, a matador interviewed by Big Al (Sues), and Grandfather Farkel; Mod Mod World salutes show business.

February 2, 1970: Episode #60
Season 3, episode 20
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Stu Gilliam, Johnny Carson, Jack Benny, Michael Caine, George Lindsey.
Guest star Jack Benny, making his first non-cameo appearance on the show, is pushed out of his leisurely comedy style and into roles as lion tamer, ballet dancer, Eskimo and toreador. Other highlights include phone operator Lily Tomlin calling the White House and the Mod, Mod World's treatment of our favorite pastime -- work.

February 9, 1970: Episode #61
Season 3, episode 21
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Art Metrano, Andy Williams, Greer Garson, Jim Backus, Carl Reiner.
Carl Reiner is spotlighted. Highlights: entire cast participates in Laugh-In -- Russian style; Reiner does a toupee commercial; Gen. Bull Right sounds off on officers and men; Dick Martin introduces a new dance.

February 16, 1970: Episode #62
Season 3, episode 22
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Perry Como, Flip Wilson, Tom Smothers, Dan Blocker.
Highlights: Blocker portrays Little John to Arte Johnson's Robin Hood, Rip Van Winkle to Lily Tomlin's Mrs. Van Winkle, and a newly married Eskimo with Pamela Rogers as his little woman. Laugh-In peeks at our "weird, weird world" and the entire cast looks back at the "Founding Farkels' First Feast".

February 23, 1970: Episode #63
Season 3, episode 23
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Tiny Tim, Carol Channing, Sheldon Leonard, Ringo Starr, Maureen Starr, Wally Cox, Art Metrano.
Beatle Ringo Starr appears in a rash of comedy skits. Highlights: the little old man (Arte Johnson) sets out to buy a ring for his marriage to Gladys (Ruth Buzzi); an airline hijacker (Henry Gibson) takes a plane already over Cuba; the Pentagon earns the Fickle Finger of Fate Award for the third time.

March 2, 1970: Episode #64
Season 3, episode 24
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Zsa Zsa Gabor, Danny Kaye.
Danny Kaye is showcased. Highlights: Kaye portrays father-of-the-bride to Gladys Ormphby (Ruth Buzzi); Kaye and Arte Johnson are rival chefs of an Italian king. In other segments, Mod Mod World surveys the generation gap, Lily Tomlin places a phone call to Mayor Yorty of Los Angeles, and there's a plug in favor of guns by Gen. Bull Right.

March 9, 1970: Episode #65
Season 3, episode 25
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Jill St. John, Sivi Aberg, Mickey Rooney, Sandy Hackett, Buddy Hackett, Nancy Sinatra, Andy Williams, Mortimer Snerd, Milton Berle, Billy Barnes, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy.
Guest star Milton Berle emcees a bachelor party for the Little Old Man in honor of his forthcoming marriage to Gladys, then portrays a trouble-ridden magician, an old hippie in the year 1995, and a cop who finds a baby on the Farkels' doorstep.

March 16, 1970: Episode #66
Season 3, episode 26
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Coslough Johnson, Jeremy Lloyd, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Tony Curtis, Tiny Tim, Carol Channing, Stu Gilliam, Peter Sellers.
Carol Channing duets "Wanting You" with cameo guest Tiny Tim as the Little Old Man totters down the aisle with bridal-gowned Gladys Ormphby. Miss Channing also joins the Farkels as a housekeeper and teams with Teresa Graves in song and dance.





September 14, 1970: Episode #67
Season 4, episode 1
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Inga Nielsen (Cameo Appearance), Jilly Rizzo (Cameo Appearance), Art Carney.
Series returns for its fourth year with regulars Arte Johnson, Ruth Buzzi, Alan Sues, Gary Owens and Lily Tomlin, New cast members appearing this season are Johnny Brown, Dennis Allen, Nancie Phillips, Barbara Sharma plus (next week) Ann Elder and Harvey Jason. New features: "The People Wall" news presentation; "Four-Most People"; "Suzy Sorority of the Silent Majority"; "Resident of the U.S."; "Merlin the Magnificent".

September 21, 1970: Episode #68
Season 4, episode 2
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Don Rickles, Jilly Rizzo (Cameo Appearance), David Frost (Cameo Appearance).
Ann Elder and Harvey Jason debut as series regulars. Highlights: Rickles portrays a day-old baby, a Prussian weatherman and a used-joke salesman; a visit to the Four Most people; a look at the Weird World of Entertainment.

September 28, 1970: Episode #69
Season 4, episode 3
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Tim Conway (Cameo Appearance), Jilly Rizzo (Cameo Appearance), Carol Channing (Cameo Appearance), Goldie Hawn.
Highlights: Goldie is welcomed back by the entire cast and, as Sparkle Farkel, introduces the family to her favorite fiancee; In "the Rumor Song", Miss Hawn, Ruth Buzzi, Lily Tomlin and Alan Sues dispel and/or confirm everything that's been written about Goldie since she left the show; the cast looks at Women's Lib.

October 5, 1970: Episode #70
Season 4, episode 4
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Jilly Rizzo (Cameo Appearance), Tim Conway (Cameo Appearance), Ken Berry.
Ken Berry of Mayberry RFD visits the cast as a stockbroker, tap dancer and "head man" Henry VII. Also: Mod Mod World looks at the funeral business and the Fingle Finger award is presented to the Dept. of the Interior.

October 12, 1970: Episode #71
Season 4, episode 5
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Tim Conway, Jilly Rizzo.
Tim Conway turns caveman, ballet dancer and hardhat as tonight's guest star. Laugh-In looks at the "world of alcohol"; Tim also pops up as long-lost Flipper Farkel.

October 19, 1970: Episode #72
Season 4, episode 6
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Zero Mostel, David Frost, Don Ho.
Zero Mostel turns up as an ancient Roman, a modern Italian, a German inventor, a Yiddish candidate for Hamlet and a mobster mogul as Laugh-In looks at organized crime.

October 26, 1970: Episode #73
Season 4, episode 7
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Vincent Price, Orson Welles, Rod Serling.
In the Halloween edition of Laugh-In, Welles turns up as the host of a radio horror show and again announces an invasion by Mars -- this time in beautiful downtown Burbank.

November 2, 1970: Episode #74
Season 4, episode 8
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Carol Channing.
Miss Channing portrays a waddling clown, a leggy looker a la Marlene Dietrich and several different types of mothers. Also: Laugh-In crosses a variety show with a Congressional press conference.

November 9, 1970: Episode #75
Season 4, episode 9
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Greer Garson, Carl Reiner, Andy Williams, Jim Backus.
Reiner plays William Shakespeare, Marty Farkel and a new occupant of a honeymoon suite. Mod Mod World looks at the news media.

November 16, 1970: Episode #76
Season 4, episode 10
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Bob Newhart.
Bob Newhart guests as Laugh-In's prop man, and also as the President and the Garden of Eden's Adam (Ruth Buzzi plays Eve). Other highlights: Mod, Mod World takes a look at "the weird world around us".

November 23, 1970: Episode #77
Season 4, episode 11
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Desi Arnaz, Glenn Ash.
Arnaz appears in the roles of airplane hijacker, used car salesman and bum. Laugh-In looks at the "Mod World of Brevity", Arte Johnson battles a balky sink and Eric Clarified (Dennis Allen) explains troop withdrawal.

November 30, 1970: Episode #78
Season 4, episode 12
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Peter Lawford, Vincent Price, Dinah Shore, Gore Vidal, Ricardo Montalban.
Suzy Sorority (Lily Tomlin) meets Freddy Fraternity (Dennis Allen) in a parked car; Tyrone (Arte Johnson) re-meets Gladys (Ruth Buzzi) at their old park bench; Mod Mod World looks at education.

December 7, 1970: Episode #79
Season 4, episode 13
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Jilly Rizzo, Phil Silvers, Rod Serling, Don Ho.
Phil Silvers appears as a talent agent, a psychiatrist and the former champion of a new sports game, "Fetternick".

December 14, 1970: Episode #80
Season 4, episode 14
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Debbie Reynolds, Phyllis Diller, Jilly Rizzo, Bing Crosby, Rich Little.
Miss Reynolds turns up as Charlie Chaplin, a circus knife-thrower, a stewardess for Burbank Airlines, and as Fifi, black sheep of the Farkle family. Also: a parody of old-time film stars.

December 28, 1970: Episode #81
Season 4, episode 15
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With William F. Buckley Jr.
Laugh-In presents "The Sam Yorty Story" and offers a quick review of 1970. Buckley offers commentary on such issues as the population explosion, the administration and women's liberation.

January 4, 1971: Episode #82
Season 4, episode 16
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Sammy Davis Jr., Wilt Chamberlain.
Sammy Davis Jr. squares off againt 7-footer Wilt (The Stilt) Chamberlain for the Laugh-In "championship of the world"; Mod World looks at ethnic humor with Davis and Johnny Brown updating Amos 'n' Andy.

January 11, 1971: Episode #83
Season 4, episode 17
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Johnny Carson, Gore Vidal, Sam Yorty.
The Mod, Mod World says "so long" to cigarette commercials (now banned from U.S. TV).

January 18, 1971: Episode #84
Season 4, episode 18
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Jilly Rizzo, Joey Bishop, David Steinberg.
Joey Bishop enrolls as a jailbird when Laugh-In looks at the Mod World of Modern Prisons, and appears as the president of the "Loser's Club" with the secret of overnight failure.

January 25, 1971: Episode #85
Season 4, episode 19
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Andy Griffith, Jack Cassidy, Wilt Chamberlain, Teresa Graves.
Laugh-In looks at the mod world of big city life. Teresa Graves returns for a visit and cameo guest Jack Cassidy turns lion tamer.

February 1, 1971: Episode #86
Season 4, episode 20
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Marcello Mastroianni, Teresa Graves.
Marcello tells frumpy Gladys (Ruth Buzzi) why he wants her in his next movie and receives a special invitation from Lula the party lady (Lily Tomlin). Teresa Graves and Johnny Brown give the news a soul-singer's touch and Laugh-In looks at aviation.

February 8, 1971: Episode #87
Season 4, episode 21
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Peter Lawford, Dinah Shore, Truman Capote, Herschel Bernardi, Ricardo Montalban, Wilt Chamberlain, Chuck Connors.
Dinah turns exotic dancer as part of a "Mod World Look at the Working Girl", clowns with the cast in a production number built around the Dinah Shore smile and, as Mrs. Crusoe, welcomes her husband Robinson back to their London home.

February 15, 1971: Episode #88
Season 4, episode 22
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

General Bull Right (Dan Rowan) once again lashes at "commie pinko wierdos"; Ruth Buzzi introduces the news a la Mae West; Ernestine thinks that the phone company's Mr. Stifflanger is in love with her.

February 22, 1971: Episode #89
Season 4, episode 23
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Bing Crosby.
Peter Lawford plays a psychiatrist, a presidential press secretary facing the media after a very uneventful day, and joins the Laugh-In crew in a salute to George Washington. Also, Tyrone invites Gladys for a swim; Dick has problems as the proprietor of an adult book store.

March 1, 1971: Episode #90
Season 4, episode 24
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Richard Crenna.
Crenna stars as a clergyman in a Mod World look at religion, as a lion in a production number, and as a spokesman for the New York welfare agency that houses poor people in posh hotels. After Crenna baptizes Dennis Allen, he is invited to officiate at the White House with compatriots Rowan & Martin.

March 8, 1971: Episode #91
Season 4, episode 25
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

Faded film queen Laverne Blossom (Ruth Buzzi) is reunited on camera with her once-famed screen lover Ramon Armstrong (Arte Johnson) after 40 years; Ann Elder interviews Arte as the presidential candidate from Alpine County, Laugh-In takes a Mod World look at the FBI, and Big Al interviews the world's shortest basketball center (Arte).

March 15, 1971: Episode #92
Season 4, episode 26
W: Allan Manings, Jim Mulligan, Allan Katz, Don Reo, John Rappaport, et al   D: Mark Warren

With Dinah Shore, George Raft, Fernando Lamas.
Dan Rowan introduces a new character, Admiral Farragut ('Far') Right, who denounces the relatively leftist politics of his brother, General Bull Right. There's a Laugh-In look at the world's weird people, and Washington D.C. wins another flying fickle finger of fate award. Arte Johnson pops up as a psychiatrist rushed to a high building to dissaude a man (Alan Sues) from jumping.





September 13, 1971: Episode #93
Season 5, episode 1
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Johnny Carson, Bob Hope, Henny Youngman, Martha Mitchell, Raquel Welch, Bob Smith.
Series returns for its fifth season. Mrs. Mitchell, wife of U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell, takes pot shots at the Democrats and chats with Ernestine the telephone operator (Lily Tomlin). Raquel plays a wallflower, a waitress at a top secret meeting, and a come-on girl in an Army recruitment commercial. Gladys Ormphby (Ruth Buzzi) sings "How Can I Be More Like You, Miss Welch?"

September 20, 1971: Episode #94
Season 5, episode 2
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Roman Gabriel, Vida Blue, Andy Granatelli, Sugar Ray Robinson, Doug Sanders, Vin Scully, Bill Russell, Willie Shoemaker, Joe Namath.
Highlights include a "Mod Look at the World of Sports".

September 27, 1971: Episode #95
Season 5, episode 3
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Jill St. John, Henny Youngman, Rita Hayworth, James Brolin, Doc Severinsen.
Rita Hayworth guest stars as a heartless nurse and a tipsy film idol. Rita also reads poetry with Rowan and Martin, joins the girls for a Sadie Thompson dance and duets with the Tasteful Lady (Lily Tomlin) on some special material by Billy Barnes.

October 4, 1971: Episode #96
Season 5, episode 4
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Karen Valentine.
Karen Valentine of Room 222 plugs songs for unpleasent occasions, plays a Southern belle in a light-opera spoof and Dr. Samantha Ironsides in a sketch that borrows something from a variety of TV series. Gladys Ormphby (Ruth Buzzi) dreams she's married to Howard Hughes; Colonel Claude interviews a dog and Sara the Singer wheels into a swinging-singles complex.

October 11, 1971: Episode #97
Season 5, episode 5
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Tony Curtis, Edward G. Robinson, Frank Gorshin, Buffalo Bob Smith, Howdy Doody.
Gorshin mimes Richard Burton; Edward G.'s tough guy loses quickly to Gladys Ormphby; Ruth Buzzi plays a silent film star making a comeback with hearing and sight problems; Richard Dawson is about to use the buzz saw on Barbara Sharma in the Chaplin sketch. The cast also finds time to celebrate Columbus Day.

October 18, 1971: Episode #98
Season 5, episode 6
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Richard Crenna, Janet Leigh.
Crenna appears as an evil puppeteer, a kooky dentist and as Lassie in tonight's edition featuring a "Mod Look at the World of Toys and Games".

October 25, 1971: Episode #99
Season 5, episode 7
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Jill St. John, Lee Grant, Willie Shoemaker.
Lee Grant pops up as a queen, a skirt spy in a war between fashion designers and as the glamorous subject of "Your Life Is This". Miss Grant also joins Alan Sues in a Bill Barnes song, "You Got It".

November 1, 1971: Episode #100
Season 5, episode 8
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Tiny Tim, John Wayne.
Laugh-In graduates Judy Carne, Arte Johnson, Henry Gibson, Teresa Graves and Jo Ann Worley pay a return visit for the series' centennial. John Wayne, the show's first cameo guest, and Tiny Tim also help Rowan and Martin and the cast regulars celebrate.

November 8, 1971: Episode #101
Season 5, episode 9
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Jill St. John, Liza Minnelli, Edward G. Robinson, Ralph Edwards.
Liza Minnelli plays a bored circus star throwing knives at her husband and a Southern belle bidding wacky farewells to her soldier boy; she joins in a Mod, Mod World look at the family, and does a song-and-dance number with Barbara Sharma called "Bring Back the Thirties".

November 22, 1971: Episode #102
Season 5, episode 10
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With James Coco.
James Coco turns up as Buffalo Bill, a not-so-suave playboy and as a thin-skinned gubernatorial candidate in a "Mod World Look at Politics".

November 29, 1971: Episode #103
Season 5, episode 11
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Vincent Price, Sheldon Leonard, Agnes Moorehead, Jack Soo, Mike Mazurki, Three Dog Night.
Laugh-In looks at the "mod world of villains"; Ann Elder plays Bonnie to Mike Mazurki's Clyde; Jack Soo grills war prisoner Dick Martin; a scary Cameo Theater segment features Price, Leonard and Miss Moorehead. Three Dog Night sings "Joy to the World".

December 13, 1971: Episode #104
Season 5, episode 12
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Carroll O'Connor, Bing Crosby, Janet Leigh.
Laugh-In's Christmas edition features guest star Carroll O'Connor as Santa, a Yule tree salesman and Ebenezer M. Nixon in a spoof of "A Christmas Carol".

December 20, 1971: Episode #105
Season 5, episode 13
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Joe Namath, Petula Clark, Charo, Burt Mustin, Queenie Smith.
Joe Namath, quarterback for the New York Jets, turns comic on tonight's edition. Namath portrays Gladys Ormphby's (Ruth Buzzi) dream husband, a duck hunter and an inductee at a draft board physical. The girls give an Orphan Annie introduction to the "news" and members of the cast take part in a new panel show, "The Aging Game".

December 27, 1971: Episode #106
Season 5, episode 14
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Buddy Hackett, Sally Struthers, Fannie Flagg, Jack La Lanne, Mona Tera.
Tonight's edition features a "Mod World Look at Health". Buddy portrays a gunslinger, a hotel doorman and a clerk in a gag gift shop.

January 3, 1972: Episode #107
Season 5, episode 15
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Tiny Tim, Robert Goulet.
This edition presents a "Mod World Year-End Wrap-Up". Goulet portrays fullback Bronco of the Burbank Eagles, a physician on roller skates to alleviate the doctor shortage, the casting director of "The Love Machine" and as the dream husband of hapless Gladys (Ruth Buzzi).

January 10, 1972: Episode #108
Season 5, episode 16
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Charles Nelson Reilly, Henny Youngman, James Coco, Fannie Flagg, Mort Sahl.
Tonight's edition features a "Mod World Look at New York". Mort Sahl, in his Laugh-In debut, ad-libs answers to a "press conference" by the cast.

January 24, 1972: Episode #109
Season 5, episode 17
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Carl Reiner, Sue Ane Langdon, Slappy White, Sally Struthers.
Guest star Carl Reiner portrays a New York policeman, a gypsy dancer and Gladys' dream husband.

January 31, 1972: Episode #110
Season 5, episode 18
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With John Wayne, Chad Everett, Jack Carter, Paul Lynde.
"A Mod World Look at Our Economy".

February 14, 1972: Episode #111
Season 5, episode 19
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Carol Channing, Dick Cavett, Richard Crenna, Slappy White, Charlie Callas.
Carol Channing turns up as Crazy Clara, used car dealer; a classy ballerina, and a mean nurse. She is also Juliet, up for grabs in a duel between Dick Martin's Romeo and Dan Rowan's Hamlet. Cavett answers dumb questions put to him by Martin. Crenna appears as a sadistic dentist, Ernestine handles an emergency call, and Richard Dawson does an imitation of Groucho Marx.

February 21, 1972: Episode #112
Season 5, episode 20
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Sandy Duncan, Johnny Cash, Terry-Thomas, Paul Lynde, Jack Durant.
Sandy Duncan, pert as ever after her eye operation, guests as a clown and a bank teller, then joins Dan and Dick in a song and dance routine entitled "I'll Drink to That". She also assists Rowan and Martin with tonight's Fickle Finger of Fate Award.

February 28, 1972: Episode #113
Season 5, episode 21
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Gene Hackman, Sue Ane Langdon, Robert Goulet.
Hackman makes his variety show debut as a tunneling convict and a sheriff in a "Mod World Look at the Small Town".

March 6, 1972: Episode #114
Season 5, episode 22
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Debbie Reynolds, Dick Cavett, Johnny Cash, Jack Carter, Charlie Callas, Burt Mustin, Queenie Smith.
Debbie, a former "Miss Burbank", turns up as a gum-chewing waitress and a punch-throwing housewife, and sings and dances in the production number "You're Doing the Charleston". The show also takes a Mod World look at the literary scene and sends a Flying Fickle Finger of Fate Award winging off to Congress.

March 13, 1972: Episode #115
Season 5, episode 23
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With John Wayne, Carol Channing, Charles Nelson Reilly, Jo Ann Pflug, Steve Allen, Gene Hackman, Terry-Thomas.
Jo Ann guests in a segment chronicling the world's most interrupted bath, and appears as a secretary, a bellhop and in the Mod World's look at sex and marriage; then she joins a hippie commune. John Wayne reads poetry and the cast celebrates St. Patrick's Day.

March 20, 1972: Episode #116
Season 5, episode 24
W: Allan Katz, Don Reo   D: Mark Warren

With Charles Nelson Reilly, Jean Stapleton, Sandy Duncan, Joe Namath, Jo Ann Pflug, Roman Gabriel, Vida Blue, Bill Russell, Doug Sanders, Willie Shoemaker, Sugar Ray Robinson.
Tonight's edition features a "Mod World Look at the Automobile" with Charles Nelson Reilly as a used car salesman. Lily Tomlin and Ruth Buzzi appear as "The Lolly Sisters" while introducing the news, and Miss Buzzi dreams of being married to Ben Franklin. Miss Stapleton and Dan Rowan team in a sketch featuring several variations of that important moment in home life when the man sits down to dinner and the woman serves it.





September 11, 1972: Episode #117
Season 6, episode 1
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Jill St. John, John Wayne, Isaac Hayes, Martin Milner, Kent McCord.
The sixth season begins with new cast members Patti Deutsch, Sarah Kennedy, Donna Jean Young, Brian Bressler, Jud Strunk, ventriloquist Willie Tyler, Todd Bass and the Beautiful Downtown Beaties joining the regulars. Tonight's edition features John Wayne in roles as a barroom brawler, foxhole fighter and a huge blue bunny.

September 18, 1972: Episode #118
Season 6, episode 2
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Dyan Cannon, Sebastian Cabot, Julie London, Janet Leigh.
Dyan Cannon guests as a cave woman, the femme fatale in a swinging singles center, and as a trained seal in a circus act. Other highlights include a spoof called "Sandwich and Son" and the entire cast performs a "Salute to Guns".

September 25, 1972: Episode #119
Season 6, episode 3
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With William Conrad, Bob Crane, Nanette Fabray, Henry Mancini, Alex Smith.
William Conrad guests as a former dancing sensation of movie musicals and as a cape-clad superman, Captain Amazing.

October 2, 1972: Episode #120
Season 6, episode 4
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Lucie Arnaz, Ross Martin, Rich Little.
Lucie Arnaz guests as a tax consultant, a roller derby recruit and a baby bird in a nest; the cast salutes adult books and movies.

October 9, 1972: Episode #121
Season 6, episode 5
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Henny Youngman, Michael Landon, Steve Allen, Della Reese, Cass Elliot.
Landon guests as a director of commercials, a ship's captain on the S.S. Burbank and as an inmate in a straitjacket.

October 16, 1972: Episode #122
Season 6, episode 6
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Jack Benny, Charles Nelson Reilly, Hugh O'Brian, James Farentino, Michele Lee, Peter Marshall.
Jack Benny comes to the studio by mistake; James Farentino and Michele Lee are a hospital patient and his impatient wife; Peter Marshall appears as a standup comedian, Hugh O'Brian as a football player and Charles Nelson Reilly plays a lion tamer. Lily Tomlin unveils a new character, Angel Good, a reporter from heaven.

October 23, 1972: Episode #123
Season 6, episode 7
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Henny Youngman, Jean Stapleton, Bill Bixby, Jack Carter.
Stapleton guests as a 1913 bathing beauty, teams with Jud Strunk in a vaudeville act, and a becomes a psychiatrist's patient who can't help vocalizing.

October 30, 1972: Episode #124
Season 6, episode 8
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Charles Nelson Reilly, Mike Connors, Totie Fields.
Connors guests as a dentist, a nearsighted bank robber and a dancing Rudolph Valentino; the cast salutes "The Roaring 20s".

November 13, 1972: Episode #125
Season 6, episode 9
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Jack Benny, Sally Struthers, Sue Ane Langdon.
Sally Struthers guests as a singing sophisticate, Tarzan's mate, and gives an impression of a dynamite explosion, a roaring crowd and a crying elephant. The cast salutes the "Fatties".

November 20, 1972: Episode #126
Season 6, episode 10
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With James Caan, Nanette Fabray, Bob Crane, Della Reese.
James Caan guests as a rube, a vaudeville hoofer and a straight man to a performing fish that does bird calls. The cast salutes Thanksgiving and visits a nudist camp.

November 27, 1972: Episode #127
Season 6, episode 11
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Ross Martin, Carol Burnett, Demond Wilson, Paul Gilbert.
Carol Burnett appears as Ma Barker with Demond Wilson as Mr. Hollywood Screen Star. The cast salutes the Great Old Comedians.

December 4, 1972: Episode #128
Season 6, episode 12
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Henny Youngman, Jack Klugman, Rich Little.
Jack Klugman guests as Filthy Farkle, the black sheep of the Farkle family, and a floppy-eared dog reporting the news from the animal world. A dream sequence finds Gladys Ormphby married to Jack -- who turns out to be as sloppy as his Odd Couple character Oscar.

December 11, 1972: Episode #129
Season 6, episode 13
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Steve Lawrence, Steve Allen, Peter Marshall.
Lawrence plays a ballet-dancing Jack Frost and a singing Santa Claus; Steve also joins the cast in blackouts as Groucho Marx.

December 18, 1972: Episode #130
Season 6, episode 14
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Vin Scully, Howard Cosell, Alex Karras, Martin Milner, Kent McCord.
A salute to sports.

January 8, 1973: Episode #131
Season 6, episode 15
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Don Rickles, Charlie Callas, Martin Milner, Kent McCord.
Rickles guests as Moishe the faith-healer who cures cast members, as 40-year-old Baby Spanky and as himself, the Sultan of Insult. The cast salutes good manners. Other highlights include Adam 12's Martin Milner and Kent McCord in their radio car, and a Three Musketeers segment with Charlie Callas, Richard Dawson and Dennis Allen.

January 15, 1973: Episode #132
Season 6, episode 16
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Robert Goulet.
Goulet guests as a Greek folk dancer, Sir Lancelot, and as Bert Barks, beauty pageant emcee. The cast re-creates "Camelot", in its own way.

January 22, 1973: Episode #133
Season 6, episode 17
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Sammy Davis Jr.
Sammy guests as "de judge", as 50s disc jockey Stubby Checkers, and as his own father. The cast salutes the 1950s.

January 29, 1973: Episode #134
Season 6, episode 18
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Totie Fields, Angie Dickinson, Monty Hall, Frank Welker.
A Salute to the Presidency, in which the Chief Executive handles a press conference like the Tonight Show, goes through a vodka rehearsal for a mission to Moscow, and loses at the polls but refuses to leave the White House.

February 5, 1973: Episode #135
Season 6, episode 19
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Phyllis Diller, Oral Roberts, Paul Gilbert, Michael Greer.
Diller describes her recent facelift, plays a piano classic, dances the can-can and pops up as a chicken. The cast salutes the jet-set.

February 12, 1973: Episode #136
Season 6, episode 20
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With John Wayne, Don Rickles, Ernest Borgnine, Arthur Godfrey, Slappy White.
Borgnine plays Sherlock Holmes' Dr. Watson; Ruth Buzzi becomes The Godmother; Patti Deutsch plays Golda Meir's mom in a phone call to the Israeli premier; Dick Martin sells maps of movie star homes in the "Salute to California".

February 19, 1973: Episode #137
Season 6, episode 21
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With David Birney, Meredith Baxter, Jo Anne Worley, Rip Taylor, Slappy White.
TV's Bridget and Bernie guest as a tipsy husband and indignant wife, and as battling stars on a movie set.

February 26, 1973: Episode #138
Season 6, episode 22
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Johnny Carson, Sandy Duncan, Arthur Godfrey, Charlie Callas.
Callas plays one of the Three Musketeers; Carson and Godfrey plays themselves; Duncan portrays a zany art dealer as the cast salutes the circus.

March 5, 1973: Episode #139
Season 6, episode 23
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Dom DeLuise, Frank Welker, Dick Cavett, Peter Falk.
DeLuise guests as an Apache dancer, as Rocco in "The Godmother" and as his famous creation of Dominick the Great, world's foremost juggler, magician and general sham. The cast salutes the world of actors.

March 12, 1973: Episode #140
Season 6, episode 24
W: Allan Katz   D: Bill Foster

With Sammy Davis Jr., Jo Anne Worley, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Goulet, Rip Taylor.
Gen. Bull Right (Dan Rowan) marries off his son; Ernestine phones the author of the phony Howard Hughes biography; The Flying Fickle Finger of Fate Award boomerangs.


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