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Wednesday January 21, 1970
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday January 21, 1970:

7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS Hee Haw The Beverly Hillbillies: Marry Me, Shorty Medical Center: Runaway Hawaii Five-O: Killer Bee
ABC Nanny And The Professor: Nanny Will Do The Courtship Of Eddie's Father: They're Either Too Young Or Too Old Room 222: Goodbye, Mr. Hip The Johnny Cash Show The Engelbert Humperdinck Show
NBC The Virginian: Nightmare Kraft Music Hall: The Friars Club Roasts Jack Benny Then Came Bronson: The Gleam Of The Eagle Mind

Program details:

[CBS 7:30] Hee Haw
Season 1, episode 18

With Tammy Wynette, Sonny James.
James sings "I'll Never Find Another You" and "Mean Ole Mississippi". Tammy sings "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad".

[ABC 7:30] Nanny And The Professor [Reg]: Nanny Will Do
Season 1, episode 1
W: A.J. Carothers   D: Peter Tewksbury

With Eileen Baral (Francine Fowler), Patsy Garrett (Florence Fowler), Edith Atwater (Miss Dubar), Leonard Stone (Dog Show Chairman), Patty Regan (Dog Show Judge), Robert Ito, Fred Holliday (Immigration Officer), Jeff Donnell (Mrs. Winslow).
Series debut. A mysterious British nanny with psychic powers arrives at the Everett home to take care of the widowed professor's three children.

[NBC 7:30] The Virginian [Reg]: Nightmare
Season 8, episode 16
W: Gerry Day, Bethel Leslie   D: Robert Gist

With Joan Crawford (Stephanie White), Warren Kemmerling (Frank Benteen), Michael Conrad (John White), Booth Colman (Jeff Turner), Ross Elliott (Sheriff Abbott).
A newly married woman is plagued with difficulties. She learns that her husband resents her intrusion. Her life is further complicated when her spouse is paralyzed in a contrived accident, and his top employee takes advantage of the situation.

[ABC 8:00] The Courtship Of Eddie's Father [Reg]: They're Either Too Young Or Too Old
Season 1, episode 19
W: Bob Rodgers   D: Ralph Senensky

With Sherry Lynn Diamant (Glori).
Eddie falls in love with his 15-year-old babysitter, who has a mad crush on his father, Tom Corbett. Eddie proposes, but gives up the idea when Glori counter-proposes that she become hs mother instead.

[CBS 8:30] The Beverly Hillbillies [Reg]: Marry Me, Shorty
Season 8, episode 18
W: Paul Henning, Dick Wesson   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Elvia Allman (Elverna Bradshaw), Bettina Brenna (Gloria Buckles), Danielle Mardi (Helen Thompson), Ruth Ko (Exotic Dancer), Susan Harris (Harem Girl), Shad Heller (Shad).
Drysdale throws Shorty a pre-marital bachelor party, and the attraction is a flock of pretty bank secretaries as "slave girls". Granny and Elverna hear about it and disguise themselves as harem girls to attend the party.

[ABC 8:30] Room 222 [Reg]: Goodbye, Mr. Hip
Season 1, episode 19
W: Dale McRaven   D: Terry Becker

With Bernie Kopell (Roger Duncan), Ta-Tanisha (Pam), Bob Carricart (Fred), Joe Crawford (Frank).
Mr. Kaufman warns a too-groovy teacher to stop joking with students about his use of marijuana before someone takes him seriously.

[CBS 9:00] Medical Center [Reg]: Runaway
Season 1, episode 16
W: Don Brinkley   D: Charles S. Dubin

With James Shigeta (Resident Doctor), Richard Thomas (Toby Tavormina), Carol Booth (Verna), Gilbert Green (Sgt. Brook), Pamela Peters (Maria Tavormina), Simon Oakland (August Tavormina).
Remembering his own youthful rebeliousness, Dr. Gannon provides refuge for a 17-year-old runaway suffering from mysterious blackouts.

[ABC 9:00] The Johnny Cash Show [Reg]
Season 1, episode 1

With Arlo Guthrie, Bobbie Gentry, Jose Feliciano.
The country-western singer who had a summer series last year debuts a new series of shows taped in Nashville. Guthrie solos on "Highway in the Wind" and joins Cash in "Talking Blues". Cash sings "Ribbon of Steel", "Casey Jones", "Wreck of the Old 97" and "Wabash Cannonball".

[NBC 9:00] Kraft Music Hall [Reg]: The Friars Club Roasts Jack Benny
With Milton Berle, George Burns, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Alan King, Ed Sullivan.
Vice President Spiro T. Agnew heads a list of celebrities toasting Benny. Johnny Carson acts as "Roastmaster".

[CBS 10:00] Hawaii Five-O [Reg]: Killer Bee
Season 2, episode 18
W: Anthony Lawrence   D: Paul Stanley

With Peggy Anne Siegmund (Enid Emory), David Arkin (George Loomis), Jeff Pomerantz (Ted Frazer), Doreen Lang (Emilia Watson), Chapman Lam (Dr. Wong), Douglas Mossman (Keoki Daniels), Harold Best (David Emory), Joseph V. Stewart (Wade Emory).
McGarrett is called into a kidnapping case and discovers the suspect is a Vietnam vet with psychological problems whch compel him to his acts of crime.

[ABC 10:00] The Engelbert Humperdinck Show
Season 1, episode 1

With Tony Bennett, Leslie Uggams, Donald O'Connor.
The British singer debuts in a musical-variety series, produced in London. O'Connor and Engelbert do a skit based on "Come Fly With Me" and try to top each other in remembering movie stars of yesterday.

[NBC 10:00] Then Came Bronson [Reg]: The Gleam Of The Eagle Mind
Season 1, episode 17
W: Don Ingalls   D: Paul Stanley

With Jay Novello (Juan Longorio), John Dehner (Sid Casper), Jan Shepard (Helen Casper), Richard Webb (Hud McCarver), Sam Edwards (Will Hudson), Lou Cutell (Mr. Willoughby).
A pixieish painter paints the entire side of a barn with the figure of a woman, thereby getting himself and Bronson, who was hired to help him, in trouble with the barn owner and the local lawman.

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