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Friday March 12, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Friday March 12, 1971:

7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Interns: The Manly Art The New Andy Griffith Show: Visit From Cousin Billy Jim Movie: Harpy (1971)
ABC The Brady Bunch: Alice's September Song Nanny And The Professor: Kid Stuff The Partridge Family: A Partridge By Any Other Name That Girl: Soot Yourself The Odd Couple: What Makes Felix Run Love, American Style
NBC The High Chaparral: A Man To Match The Land The Name Of The Game: The Broken Puzzle Strange Report: Report 3424: Epidemic - A Most Curious Crime (R)

Program details:

[CBS 7:30] The Interns [Reg]: The Manly Art
Season 1, episode 22

With Ron O'Neal (Buzz Pollack), Janet McLachlan (Marsha Pollack), Jackie Coogan (Homer Wayne).
When a veteran boxer stages a surprising comeback, his longtime friend Dr. Barrin suspects the fighter's handlers are dosing him with stimulants.

[ABC 7:30] The Brady Bunch [Reg]: Alice's September Song
Season 2, episode 23
W: Elroy Schwartz   D: Oscar Rudolph

With Allan Melvin (Sam Franklin), Steve Dunne (Mark Millard).
Alice's old boyfriend comes to town to court the Bradys' housekeeper, and the romance appears serious when she devotes all her free time to him -- much to the chagrin of Sam.

[NBC 7:30] The High Chaparral [Reg]: A Man To Match The Land
Season 4, episode 18
W: Clyde Ware   D: Don McDougall

With Michael Keep (Red Eagle), Albert Salmi (White Horse/Pat Morrison), Myron Healey (Taylor), Jennifer Rhodes (Tanea), Alan Dexter (Doctor).
Needing to fulfill an Army contract for the sale of horses, Cannon, Buck and Manolito head for Indian country to round up a wild herd and run into a tribe of embittered Apaches. (Last show of the series.)

[ABC 8:00] Nanny And The Professor [Reg]: Kid Stuff
Season 2, episode 23
W: John McGreevey   D: Gary Nelson

With Eileen Baral (Francine Fowler), Eddie Foy Jr. (Osgood Finchley), James Millhollin (Lorillard Atwood).
The Everett children and Nanny put on a show to raise funds to repair a fountain in a local park after they see a bird looking for water at the broken fixture.

[CBS 8:30] The New Andy Griffith Show [Reg]: Visit From Cousin Billy Jim
Season 1, episode 10

With Lucille Benson (Mrs. Gaddis), Dick Curtis (Billy Jim).
Lee and Nora think their clumsy country cousin is a barrel of laughs, but Andy fails to share their sense of humor. (Last show of the series.)

[ABC 8:30] The Partridge Family [Reg]: A Partridge By Any Other Name
Season 1, episode 24
W: Ron Friedman   D: Harry Falk

With Bernard Fox (Marty Burnes), Art Metrano (Mike Young), Ned Glass (Detective Harry Klein), Jim Connell (Orderly), Renie Riano (Mrs. Reinbolt), Sid McCoy (M. Young), Jeff Burton (Workman).
Danny is convinced he was adopted because the family can't find his birth certificate, necessary for crossing the border into Canada to do a show.

[NBC 8:30] The Name Of The Game [Reg]: The Broken Puzzle
Season 3, episode 23

With Mark Miller (Watts), Alex Dreier (Jess Leighton), Chuck Connors (Governor Brill), Charles Aidman (Dr. Dryden), Pat Crowley (Christy Landon).
Glenn Howard suffers temporary amnesia after a mysterious plane crash while investigating a corrupt governor. He has trouble remembering what happened to him during the two days following the crash, and revisits the crash site with one of the governor's assistants to piece together what happened.

[CBS 9:00] Movie: Harpy (1971)
W: William Wood   D: Gerald Seth Sindell

With Hugh O'Brien, Elizabeth Ashley, Marlyn Mason, Linda Watkins, Tom Nardini, Mark Miller.
An architect, while staying at his mountain retreat to train a harpy eagle to catch wolves, is visited by his manipulative ex-wife who demands that he dump his new girlfriend and take her back.

[ABC 9:00] That Girl [Reg]: Soot Yourself
Season 5, episode 23
W: Saul Turteltaub, Bernie Orenstein   D: Saul Turteltaub

With Gino Conforti (Nino), James Gregory (Mr. Adams), Phyllis Hill (Agnes Adams), Reva Rose (Marcy), Peter Brocco (Mr. Stone).
Ann Marie, wearing a gas mask, is discovered picketing Newsview magazine where her fiancee works. It was his article on pollution that inspired her crusade.

[ABC 9:30] The Odd Couple [Reg]: What Makes Felix Run
Season 1, episode 22
W: Bill Manhoff   D: Jerry Paris

With Joan Hotchkis (Dr. Nancy Cunningham), Johnny Scott Lee (Little Felix).
Felix tries to reform after his finicky attitude toward food ruins an otherwise pleasant dinner with his ex-wife.

[ABC 10:00] Love, American Style [Reg]
1.   Love And Women's Lib
W: Roy Kammerman   D: Charles R. Rondeau

With Michael Callan (John), Dick Gautier (Kirk Foster), Don 'Red' Barry (Sam), Beth Brickell (Sally-Ann), Christopher Dark (Man), Nancie Phillips (Bernice).  
A male reporter doing a story on women's lib disguises himself as a girl.

2.   Love And The Fuzz
W: George Kirgo

With Michael Anderson Jr. (Officer Tracy), Bob Balaban (Nick), Shelley Fabares (Julie).  
A policeman who is arresting a co-ed and her boyfriend becomes interested in the girl.

3.   Love And The Housekeeper
W: n/a   D: Ross Bowman

With Harry Guardino (Harry Watkins), Valerie Harper (Barbara Watkins).  
A sloppy housewife develops amnesia and becomes a perfect maid.

4.   Love And The Groupie
W: Sherli Evens, Erwin Goldman   D: Charles R. Rondeau

With Richard Dawson (Rick Jagmund), Warren Berlinger (Warren), Angel Tompkins (Joyce).  
A rock singer's business manager assumes his identity for an evening.

[NBC 10:00] Strange Report [Reg]: Report 3424: Epidemic - A Most Curious Crime
Season 1, episode 7
W: Don Brinkley   D: Daniel Petrie

With Karol Keyes (Ward Nurse), John Landry (Marque Assistant), Zienia Merton (Zeba Hameed), Peter Vaughan (Morrison), Shivendra Sinha (Mehdi), Dallas Adams (Reggie), Salmaan Peer (Bus Boy), Penny Service (Waitress), Raymond Armstrong (Intern), Graham Haberfield (Captain Tork), Roshan Seth (Jamal), Saeed Jaffrey (Ameen), Tim Wylton (Waiter).
A deadly epidemic of cholera threatens England when a ring that smuggles aliens from Pakistan is uncovered and a diseased victim is murdered.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/2/1969)

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