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Wednesday January 20, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday January 20, 1971:

7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS Adventure: Penguin City To Rome With Love: Beauty And The Judge Medical Center: Undercurrent (R) Hawaii Five-O: The Ransom (R)
ABC The Courtship Of Eddie's Father: The Hospital Room 222: Mr. Bomberg The Smith Family: Cindy The Johnny Cash Show: Country Music Story (1) The Young Lawyers: Legal Maneuver
NBC The Men From Shiloh: The Animal Kraft Music Hall: The Kopykats Kopy TV Night Gallery

Program details:

[CBS 7:30] Adventure: Penguin City [special]
The second program in the series examines the work of Dr. William Staden, an ecologist who has spent eight years in Antarctica studying the Adelie penguins. The documentary focuses on the birds' breeding, eating and survival habits.

[ABC 7:30] The Courtship Of Eddie's Father [Reg]: The Hospital
Season 2, episode 16
W: Stan Cutler, Martin Donovan   D: Hal Cooper

With Andrew Prine (Dr. Gould), Barbara Clarke Chisholm (Female Technician), Catherine Ferrar (Miss Fern).
Eddie won't believe that his father's admission to the hospital is only for an insurance checkup.

[NBC 7:30] The Men From Shiloh [Reg]: The Animal
Season 9, episode 16
W: James Menzies   D: Don McDougall

With Leon Ames (Judge Fitzroy), Scott Brady (Dolby), Edd Byrnes (Alex Newell), Chuck Connors (Gustavson), Katherine Crawford (Karen Gustavson), Andy Devine (Dr. Houseman), Shug Fisher (Tinker), Jack Ging (Owen), Rudy Ramos (Indian Boy), James Wainwright (Boyd Dewey), Jay Silverheels (Spotted Hand).
Abandoned by his tribe, a deaf-mute Indian boy who is wanted by a hostile community on homicide charges, is rescued by Tate who believes him innocent of the charges.

[ABC 8:00] Room 222 [Reg]: Mr. Bomberg
Season 2, episode 16
W: Nicholas E. Baehr   D: William Wiard

With Sorrell Booke (Mr. Bomberg), Phillip Pine (Lewis), Ed Begley Jr. (Michael), Ketty Lester (Mrs. Ellis).
Civics teacher Bomberg is so rough on his students that half of his class requests transfer to another instructor.

[CBS 8:30] To Rome With Love [Reg]: Beauty And The Judge
Season 2, episode 17

With Elayne Blythe (Mother), Ralph Manza (Giotto).
Mike lets Grandpa Pruitt talk him into becoming the judge of a beauty pageant in which his daughter Alison is a contestant.

[ABC 8:30] The Smith Family [Reg]: Cindy
Season 1, episode 1
W: Edmund L. Hartmann   D: Herschel Daugherty

With June Vincent (Mrs. Bradford), Yale Summers (Mr. Bowers), Heather Menzies (Janie Bradford).
Henry Fonda returns to TV in a series about the home life of a 25-year veteran of a police force. His family represents various stages of the generation gap, but all are frequently reminded of the demands and dangers of his profession. In the first episode, a divorcee imposes on his friendship when she discovers her daughter is hiding marijuana.

[CBS 9:00] Medical Center [Reg]: Undercurrent
Season 2, episode 2
W: Robert M. Young   D: Daniel Petrie

With Pamela Murphy (Linda Petrie), Murray MacLeod (Pvt. Burton Reeves), Andrew Duggan (Dr. Oliver Garson), Paul Burke (Dr. Ben Teverley), Salome Jens (Dr. Abby Whitten), Severn Darden (Dr. Seaton), Jack Garner (Dr. Bolton), Ivan Bonar (Dr. Crump).
A dedicated research scientist's vital work on a new drug is threatened when anonymous letters accuse him of being a homosexual.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/23/1970)

[ABC 9:00] The Johnny Cash Show [Reg]: Country Music Story (1)
Season 2, episode 16

With Roy Acuff, Merle Haggard, Tammy Wynette, Tex Ritter, Marty Robbins, Loretta Lynn, Buck Owens, Carl Perkins.
Cash and his guests, along with appearances in film clips from the late Jimmie Rodgers and Patsy Cline, trace the progress of country music from remote areas of the southeastern mountains of the U.S. to its current international popularity.

[NBC 9:00] Kraft Music Hall [Reg]: The Kopykats Kopy TV
With John Byner, David Frye, Will Jordan, George Kirby, Rich Little, Marilyn Michaels, Sheila MacRae.
The cast satirizes TV personalities and programs, including a spoof of the Tonight Show with Rich Little as Johnny Carson and David Frye as Truman Capote.

[CBS 10:00] Hawaii Five-O [Reg]: The Ransom
Season 3, episode 6
W: Jerry Ludwig, Eric Bercovici   D: Michael O'Herlihy

With Andrew Duggan (Obie O'Brien), Lloyd Gough (Nelson Blake), Ron Hayes (Roy), Peter Bonerz (Earl), Geoffrey Thorpe (Timmy Blake), Winston Char (Harris), Leonelle Anderson (Ticket Girl), William Mount (Cornfield), Douglas Mossman (Detective).
McGarrett's efforts to rescue the son of a wealthy man from kidnappers backfires when one of his own men becomes a prisoner of the thugs along with the youth.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/21/1970)

[ABC 10:00] The Young Lawyers [Reg]: Legal Maneuver
Season 1, episode 16

With Victor Holchak (Daniel Morse), Lynn Loring (Bonnie De Palma), Peter Mark Richman (Jerome Lacey), Eli Wallach (James Johnson Scott), Ford Rainey (Judge Salke).
A famed trial lawyer hires Aaron to assist in the defense of a couple charged with murder.

[NBC 10:00] Night Gallery [Reg]
1.   They're Tearing Down Tim Riley's Bar
W: Rod Serling   D: Don Taylor

With Henry Beckman (Officer McDermont), William Windom (Randy Lane), Diane Baker (Lynn Alcott), Bert Convy (Harvey Doane), John Randolph (H. E. Pritkin), David Astor (Blodgett), Robert Herrman (Tim Riley), Frederic Downs (Father), John S. Ragin (Policeman), Susannah Darrow (Katy), Mary Gail Hobbs (Miss Trevor).  
A lonely widower realizes that his world is falling apart, much like an old hangout which is about to be torn down.

2.   The Last Laurel
W: Rod Serling   D: Daryl Duke

With Martin E. Brooks (Dr. Armstrong), Martine Beswick (Susan Davis), Jack Cassidy (Marius Davis).  
A man who has learned the art of levitation decides to get revenge on his doctor whom he suspects of having an affair with his wife.

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