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Wednesday May 20, 1970
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday May 20, 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 (R) The Beverly Hillbillies: Home Again (R) Medical Center: Victim (R) Hawaii Five-O: The Joker's Wild, Man, Wild (R)
ABC Nanny And The Professor: The Wiblet Will Get You If You Don't Watch Out (R) The Courtship Of Eddie's Father: The Pain (R) Wayne And Schuster Take A Look At Love The Johnny Cash Show (R) They Care For A Nation, part three
NBC The Virginian: The Brazen Bell (R) Kraft Music Hall Then Came Bronson: The Circle Of Time (R)
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[CBS 7:30] Hee Haw
With Charley Pride, George Jones, Tammy Wynette.
Roy Clark sings "Yesterday When I Was Young". Buck Owens and the Buckaroos do "Gonna Roll Out the Red Carpet" and "Open Up Your Heart".

(Repeat program)

[ABC 7:30] Nanny And The Professor [Reg]: The Wiblet Will Get You If You Don't Watch Out
Season 1, episode 2
W: A.J. Carothers   D: Russ Mayberry

With Joanna Moore (Dr. Alice Miller).
Nanny tells Prudence that the way to stop her imaginary night visitor, the Wiblet, is to see him in the light. But the gambit fails when she decides to switch rooms with Prudence. Meanwhile, Hal and Butch plot to show their little sister a Wiblet.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/28/1970)

[NBC 7:30] The Virginian [Reg]: The Brazen Bell
Season 1, episode 5
W: Roland Kibbee   D: James Sheldon

With Pippa Scott (Molly Wood), Royal Dano (Molder), Ross Elliott (Sheriff), George C. Scott (Arthur Lilley), Anne Meacham (Mrs. Sarah Lilley), John Davis Chandler (Dog), Robert J. Stevenson (Torson), Kay Stewart (Mrs. Harper), Justin Smith (Lemmiker), Walter Mathews (Mr. Harper), Lester Maxwell (Davey), Rick Murray (Luke).
Plagued by a past history of cowardice and timidity, a schoolteacher and his wife arrive at Medicine Bow to teach in the public school. Judge Henry Garth voices concern over the teacher's lack of courage.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/17/1962)

[ABC 8:00] The Courtship Of Eddie's Father [Reg]: The Pain
Season 1, episode 6
W: James Komack   D: Jeffrey Hayden

With Sally Ann Richards (Teacher), Ann Marie (Model), Ron Ely (Agent).
Tom wonders if he's pushing Eddie when the 6-year-old shows reluctance to face the first day of school.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/22/1969)

[CBS 8:30] The Beverly Hillbillies [Reg]: Home Again
Season 8, episode 9
W: Paul Henning, Dick Wesson   D: Robert M. Leeds

With Brian West (Dr. Bob Graham), John Scott Lindsey (Jimmy), Judith McConnell (secretary).
The Clampetts have mixed emotions when they meet the young veterinarian who has been caring for Elly May's "critters".

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/19/1969)

[ABC 8:30] Wayne And Schuster Take A Look At Love [special]
Canadian comics Johnny Wayne and Frank Schuster star in a pilot for a series. The plot has them showing how man has chased his woman and dealt with problems of love as far back as the caveman.

[CBS 9:00] Medical Center [Reg]: Victim
Season 1, episode 2
W: Robert Hamner   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Jason Wingreen (Dr. Howard), Eldon Quick (Surgical Resident), Sheila Larken (Nurse Wittley), Don Clarke (Jamie Crawford), Robert Lansing (Eric Crawford), Dyan Cannon (Elinor Crawford), Corinne Camacho (Dr. Bartlett).
Bruises on a young boy's body convince Dr. Gannon that his patient has been the victim of a child beating instead of suffering injuries from a fall he reportedly had.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/1/1969)

[ABC 9:00] The Johnny Cash Show [Reg]
Season 1, episode 4

With Ray Charles, Neil Diamond, Tammy Wynette.
Johnny sings "I Got Stripes", "He Turned the Water into Wine", "Flesh and Blood" and "Rock Island Line". Ray Charles sings "I Can't Stop Loving You" and "Them That Got". Neil Diamond sings "Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show". Tammy Wynette sings "I'll See Him Through".

(Repeat program, originally aired 2/11/1970)

[NBC 9:00] Kraft Music Hall [Reg]
With Liberace, Elke Sommer, Robert Morse, Teresa Graves.
First of 14 programs taped in London, starring British music hall entertainer Des O'Connor as host.

[CBS 10:00] Hawaii Five-O [Reg]: The Joker's Wild, Man, Wild
Season 2, episode 13
W: Jack Turley   D: Gene Nelson

With Yankee Chang (Tour Bus Driver), Beverley McKinsey (Jo Louise Mailer), Kaz Garas (Craig Howard), Eddie Firestone (Stumbles), Lani Kai (Billy), Philip Bolton (Harlan Davis), Jimmy Smith (Royce Ellington Mailer).
A spoiled Texas heiress pits beachboy against playboy in a sadistic card game.

(Repeat program, originally aired 12/17/1969)

[ABC 10:00] They Care For A Nation, part three
Examines problems of environmental deterioration from a national viewpoint, reviews the present situation and offers constructive plans for the future. Final segment of the series.

[NBC 10:00] Then Came Bronson [Reg]: The Circle Of Time
Season 1, episode 4
W: Robert Malcolm Young   D: Jud Taylor

With Elsa Lanchester (Hattie Calder), Woodrow Chambliss (Abner Hotchman), Dabney Coleman (Doc Carlisle).
A spunky oldtimer tries to persuade Jim Bronson to share a ghost town and her memories.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/8/1969)


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