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Sunday April 4, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Sunday April 4, 1971:

7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS Lassie: The River (R) Hogan's Heroes: Rockets Or Romance The Ed Sullivan Show The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour The Jackie Gleason Show (R)
ABC Here Comes Peter Cottontail The F.B.I.: The Traitor (R) Movie: The Third Secret (1964)
NBC Wild Kingdom (R) Wonderful World Of Disney: Operation Undersea (R) The Bill Cosby Show: The Deluge (2) (R) Bonanza: Kingdom Of Fear The Bold Ones: The Lawyers: The Verdict (R)

Program details:

[CBS 7:00] Lassie [Reg]: The River
Season 17, episode 16

With Robert Patten, Don Eitner, Scott Perry, Robert Ferrel, Danny Madrid.
Lassie endangers her own life to save two adventurous boys from raging rapids.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/24/1971)

[ABC 7:00] Here Comes Peter Cottontail [special]
W: Romeo Muller   D: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

With Danny Kaye, Paul Frees, Casey Kasem, Vincent Price, Joan Gardner.
Danny Kaye hosts and narrates the tale of the rivalry between the Easter bunny and an arch-villain, a rabbit named Irontail.

[NBC 7:00] Wild Kingdom
Cameras follow a pair of lion cubs as they roam the African plain and begin to learn the skills of the predator.

(Repeat program)

[CBS 7:30] Hogan's Heroes [Reg]: Rockets Or Romance
Season 6, episode 24
W: Arthur Julian   D: Marc Daniels

With Leon Askin (Burkhalter), Marlyn Mason (Lily Frankel), Kenneth DuMain (Guard), James Savett (Radio Operator), Norman Alden (Major Heintzen).
Hogan and the Heroes enlist the aid of a beautiful underground courier in an effort to destroy a mobile rocket launcher installed in Stalag 13 and aimed at England. (Last show of the series.)

[NBC 7:30] Wonderful World Of Disney: Operation Undersea
Season 1, episode 7
W: Ted Sears, John Meredyth Lucas   D: Winston Hibler, Hamilton S. Luske

With Winston Hibler.
A look into the making of the theatrical feature "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and a cartoon history of efforts to conquer the deep. This episode originally aired in 1954.

(Repeat program, originally aired 12/8/1954)

[CBS 8:00] The Ed Sullivan Show [Reg]
Season 23, episode 26

Nancy Sinatra is showcased in a special edition of the Ed Sullivan Show taped during her appearance at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas last September. Sharing the bill are the Osmond Bros. and the Blossoms vocal trio. Billy Strange conducts the orchestra in a musical program of rock, pop and ballads.

[ABC 8:00] The F.B.I. [Reg]: The Traitor
Season 6, episode 2
W: Gerald Sanford   D: William Hale

With William Sargent (Ken Whitlock), Forrest Compton (S.A.C. Anthony Harper), John Mayo (F.B.I. Lab Examiner), Bradford Dillman (Neil Stryker), Wayne Rogers (Bryan Carlson), David Hurst (Alex Keeler), Eric Christmas (Tanker), Jimmy Lydon (Mr. Church), Ed Gilbert (Stan Mills), William Wintersole (Herb Kohler), Richmond Shepard (Donald Willis), Michael Sevareid (Bill Evans), George Robertson (O'Rourke), Ron Brown (F.B.I. Cryptanalyst Jim Baker), Michael Chase (Rick), Antoinette Bower (Elaine Stryker).
The Bureau is set on the trail of espionage when top-secret data is found on the body of a research executive killed in an elevator accident.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/27/1970)

[NBC 8:30] The Bill Cosby Show [Reg]: The Deluge (2)
Season 2, episode 11
W: Stanley Greenberg   D: Coby Ruskin

With Gloria Foster (Dolores Winters), Parley Baer (Tyler), Paul Jackson (Harold Winters), Jill Haney (Carolyn Winters), Charles Shull (Policeman), Jeff Burton (George Harris).
Chet helps an expectant mother deliver her child.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/22/1970)

[CBS 9:00] The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour [Reg]
Season 3, episode 26

With Joey Bishop, Anne Murray, Al DeLory, Dorsey Burnett, Mel Tillis, Gordon Terry.
Joey gives Glen advice on how to improve his singing and joins him in a comedy sketch; Campbell solos "Proud Mary", "Tell Her Lies and Feed Her Candy", "If You Can Read My Mind" and "Early Morning Train"; Miss Murray offers "It Takes Time"; Burnett sings "Long Drive Home"; DeLory performs "Theme From M*A*S*H".

[ABC 9:00] Movie: The Third Secret (1964)
W: Robert L. Joseph   D: Charles Crichton

With Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Pamela Franklin, Richard Attenborough, Diane Cilento, Paul Rogers.
Suspense tale of an American TV newsman who investigates the apparent suicide of an eminent London psychoanalyst, at the request of the late man's daughter.

[NBC 9:00] Bonanza [Reg]: Kingdom Of Fear
Season 12, episode 27
W: Michael Landon   D: Joseph Pevney

With J.D. Jones (1st Gunman), Warren Finnerty (2nd Gunman), Alfred Ryder (Judge), Richard Mulligan (Farley), Charles Briles (Billy), Luke Askew (Sheriff Hatch), David Canary (Candy Canaday).
The Cartwrights are imprisoned at forced-labor by a demented land baron, and their escape plan pits Little Joe against a team of bloodthirsty guard dogs.

[CBS 10:00] The Jackie Gleason Show [Reg]
The ownership of a TV set won at the theater almost breaks up a friendship between Kramden and Norton.

(Repeat program, originally aired 6/6/1970)

[NBC 10:00] The Bold Ones: The Lawyers [Reg]: The Verdict
Season 2, episode 1
W: Roy Huggins   D: Alexander Singer

With Stephen McNally (Arthur Cleary), Florence St. Peter (Holly Griffin), Will Geer (Judge Scanlon), John Kerr (Dr. Blackburn), Mary Gregory (Stella Copeland), Bill Quinn (Dr. Staley), Paul Napier (George Scharf), Sue Carlton (Mrs. Syden).
Neil Darrell defies his partners and clashes head-on with an assistant district attorney and a harsh judge in defense of a physician charged with performing an illegal abortion.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/27/1970)

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