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Friday January 8, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Friday January 8, 1971:

7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Lions Are Free (R) The New Andy Griffith Show: My Friend The Mayor Movie: The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957), part two
ABC The Brady Bunch: Where There's Smoke Nanny And The Professor: A Diller, A Dollar The Partridge Family: Mom Drops Out That Girl: Those Friars Love, American Style This Is Tom Jones
NBC Say Goodbye The Name Of The Game: A Sister From Napoli Strange Report: Report 0649: Skeleton - Let Sleeping Heroes Lie (R)

Program details:

[CBS 7:30] The Lions Are Free [special]
A sequel to the movie "Born Free". Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna return to Kenya two years later to record the lions' efforts to adjust to freedom.

(Repeat program)

[ABC 7:30] The Brady Bunch [Reg]: Where There's Smoke
Season 2, episode 14
W: David P. Harmon   D: Oscar Rudolph

With Craig Hundley (Tommy Johnson), Marie Denn (Mrs. Johnson), Gary Marsh (Phil), Bobby Kramer (Johnny).
Greg gets caught with cigarettes in his school jacket, and nobody believes him when he truthfully says they're not his.

[NBC 7:30] Say Goodbye
Report on the plight of various animals facing extinction by man. Highlights include the harvest of fur-bearing seals by men with guns and clubs, man's recent encroachment upon the polar bear's territory, and the ever-accelerating devastation of Africa's Serengeti Plains. Rod McKuen narrates.

[ABC 8:00] Nanny And The Professor [Reg]: A Diller, A Dollar
Season 2, episode 14
W: Jean Holloway   D: Gary Nelson

With Katherine Justice (Laurel), Herbert Anderson (Allen Price Sr.), Ceil Cabot (Mary Evans), Norman Grabowski (Jack Dodge), Eric Olson (Donnie Dodge), Johnny Lee (Allen Price Jr.).
Prudence's first day in school becomes a heartache when she's misunderstood by her novice teacher.

[CBS 8:30] The New Andy Griffith Show [Reg]: My Friend The Mayor
Season 1, episode 1
W: Aaron Ruben   D: Lee Philips

With George Lindsey (Goober Pyle), Paul Hartman (Emmett Clark), Don Knotts.
Emmett and Goober travel to Greenwood from Mayberry to ask Andy to use his influence with the city to rezone a plot of land so they can start a business.

[ABC 8:30] The Partridge Family [Reg]: Mom Drops Out
Season 1, episode 15
W: Peter Meyerson   D: Harry Falk

With Gino Conforti (Logan Mays), Joel Warfield (Emcee), Renee Tetro (Young girl).
The family starts a European tour without Shirley because the kids over there don't dig the older generation.

[NBC 8:30] The Name Of The Game [Reg]: A Sister From Napoli
Season 3, episode 15
W: Allen Fields, Stanley Adams, George F. Slavin   D: Barry Shear

With Tom Ewell (DA Simpson), David Wayne (Emory Ward), Robert Emhardt (Creighton), William Lucking (Gruber), Robert C. Ross (Prison Guard), Sy Kramer (Cabbie), Errol Gardner (Cameo), Geraldine Page (Sister Lucia), Shepperd Strudwick (Dr. Witherton), Peter Falk (Lewis Corbett), Kurt Kasznar (Alfredo), Angel Tompkins (Vickie Ward).
A reporter investigates charges that a district attorney about to be appointed to a judgeship is unfit for office.

[CBS 9:00] Movie: The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957), part two
W: Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson   D: David Lean

With William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Geoffrey Horne.
Captured British forces are forced to build a jungle railway for the Japanese.

[ABC 9:00] That Girl [Reg]: Those Friars
Season 5, episode 15
W: Marvin Walkenstein   D: Alan Rafkin

With Danny Thomas (Himself), Milton Berle (Himself), Morty Gunty (Sandy), Fabian Dean (Moving Man).
Danny Thomas and Milton Berle show up at Ann Marie's apartment, lured by a publicity item describing her as a starving actress who has inherited a trunk from her vaudevillian uncle.

[ABC 9:30] Love, American Style [Reg]
1.   Love And The Wig
W: Larry Markes   D: Bruce Bilson

With Phil Ford (Leon Langfelder), Mimi Hines (Jen Langfelder), Guy Raymond (Norman), George Winters (Wig Man), C. Lindsay Workman (Al).  
A wife finds her husband has a new interest in her when she sports a new wig.

2.   Love And The Only Child
W: Roy Kammerman, S.A. Long   D: Terry Becker

With Bobby Baum (Driver #1), Tony Dow (Marvin), Ozzie Nelson (Dan), Harriet Nelson (Annie), Heather North (Ellen), William Elliott (Driver #2).  
A woman leaves her husband and returns home to her parents -- then learns that they are separating too.

[ABC 10:00] This Is Tom Jones [Reg]
Season 3, episode 15

With Phyllis Diller, Lulu, Frankie Vaughan.
Tom sings "Gentle On My Mind", "Yesterday When I Was Young", "Lodi" and "What Now My Love". Phyllis Diller with the Norman Maen Dancers performs "The Ladies Who Lunch". Lulu sings "Stoned Soul Picnic"

[NBC 10:00] Strange Report [Reg]: Report 0649: Skeleton - Let Sleeping Heroes Lie
Season 1, episode 2
W: Brian Degas, Tudor Gates   D: Peter Medak

With Eric Portman (Elleston), Edward Cast (Llewellyn), Tom Adams (Clinton), Patti Brooks (Maid), Hugh Burden (James), Julie Collins (Emma Llewellyn), Erik Chitty (Keymaker), Raymond Graham (Attendant), Sylvia Kaye (Mrs. Llewellyn), Julie May (Mrs. Tompkin), Allan McClelland (Chief Inspector), Victor Platt (Coroner), Billy Russell (Safecracker), Leslie Sarony (Ticket Collector).
The evacuation of a World War II bomb site in London unearths a trail of treason.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/28/1969)

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