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Saturday October 17, 1970
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Prime-time network TV listings for Saturday October 17, 1970:

7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS Mission: Impossible: Flight My Three Sons: Polly Wants A Douglas Arnie: An Urge To Splurge The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Keep Your Guard Up Mannix: The Mouse That Died
ABC Let's Make A Deal Newlywed Game The Lawrence Welk Show The Most Deadly Game: Witches' Sabbath  
NBC The Andy Williams Show Adam-12: Log 65 -- Cigarettes, Cars And Wild, Wild Women Movie: The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966)

Program details:

[CBS 7:30] Mission: Impossible [Reg]: Flight
Season 5, episode 5
W: Harold Livingston   D: Barry Crane

With John Colicos (Chief of Internal Security Manuel Ferrar), Lloyd Battista (Chief of Police Francisco Diaz), James Almanzar (Lieutenant Barata), Tol Avery (Stone), John S. Ragin (Butler), Shepherd Sanders (Plato), Conrad Parham (Airline Clerk), Shirley Washington (Stewardess), Dom Tattoli (Presidente Adolfo Rojas), Ron Henriquez (Airport Guard), Bill Baldwin (Announcer).
A rebellious Caribbean government official plans to take over his country by having his president assasinated while in the U.S. to speak before a joint session of Congress.

[ABC 7:30] Let's Make A Deal

[NBC 7:30] The Andy Williams Show [Reg]
Season 2, episode 5
W: Chris Bearde, Allan Blye

With Lorne Greene, Ella Fitzgerald, Chubby Checker, The Grass Roots.
Charlie Callas as Capt. Weird, the cookie-loving bear and the Williams Weirdos also appear.

[ABC 8:00] Newlywed Game

[CBS 8:30] My Three Sons [Reg]: Polly Wants A Douglas
Season 11, episode 5
W: George Tibbles   D: Fred De Cordova

With Norman Alden (Tom Williams), Doris Singleton (Margaret Williams).
After she and her father have a big argument involving her and Chip, Polly presumably goes to bed but instead climbs out the bedroom window and heads for the Douglas house.

[ABC 8:30] The Lawrence Welk Show

[NBC 8:30] Adam-12 [Reg]: Log 65 -- Cigarettes, Cars And Wild, Wild Women
Season 3, episode 5
W: James Doherty   D: Alan Crosland Jr.

With Tony Dow (Cpl. Wayne Miller), Hope Summers (Clara Fisher), Ted Gehring (Conrad Short), John Mitchum (Tim Horton), Cynthia Hull (Sally), Helen Spring (Prudence Armstrong), Kirk Nyby (Mel Haskell), Bee Tompkins (Ginny Johnson), Robert Heinz (Arthur Becker).
Officers Malloy and Reed have their hands full tracking down a pair of pretty hitchhikers who use a simple ruse to steal cars from unsuspecting motorists.

[CBS 9:00] Arnie [Reg]: An Urge To Splurge
Season 1, episode 2
D: Allen Baron

With Dick Van Patten (Walter), Dave Ketchum (Grant).
Arnie's first executive paycheck brings a sinking stomach, thanks to a premature spending binge.

[NBC 9:00] Movie: The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966)
W: William Rose   D: Norman Jewison

With Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith, Jonathan Winters, Theodore Bikel, Paul Ford, Ben Blue, Parker Fennelly.
A Russian sub on maneuvers off New England ventures too close to shore and goes aground. The embarrassed captain sends his lieutenant and crew ashore for help and they manage to stir up the natives of Cape Cod into thinking they are being invaded.

[CBS 9:30] The Mary Tyler Moore Show [Reg]: Keep Your Guard Up
Season 1, episode 5
W: Steve Pritzker   D: Alan Rafkin

With John Schuck (Frank Carelli), Timothy Brown (Himself).
An ex-pro football player turned insurance salesman brings confusion into the life of Mary, who tries to get him a sportscaster job on television.

[ABC 9:30] The Most Deadly Game [Reg]: Witches' Sabbath
Season 1, episode 2

With Jill Haworth (Lydia Gray), Richard Mulligan (Jordan), Barry Atwater (Harold Byers), Michael Baseleon (Milosz Patecky), Herb Armstrong (Dr. Halder), Martin Braddock (Ben Waterson), Jennie Blackton (Angie), Barbara Leigh (Karen), Suzanne Taylor (Gloria).
When a woman starts asking questions about the death of a former schoolmate, she discovers her friend was involved with practitioners of the occult. Her inquiries bring threats against her life.

[CBS 10:00] Mannix [Reg]: The Mouse That Died
Season 4, episode 5
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Sutton Roley

With Richard Bull (Professor Edmund Crowson), Hugh Beaumont (Mr. Hammond), Patricia Stich (Holly), Robert Ito (Dr. Yoshira), Roxanne Albee (Hazel), Douglas Henderson (Ferguson), Bill Quinn (Coroner), David Westberg (Geoffrey), Grace Lenard (Landlady), Sean Morgan (Clerk).
Joe Mannix is given a slow-acting poison which doctors can't identify, so he takes it upon himself to race time and search for his adversary.

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