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Saturday October 16, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Saturday October 16, 1971:


8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS All In The Family: Flashback: Mike Meets Archie Funny Face: Drive? Who Said? The New Dick Van Dyke Show: The Tennis Pro The Mary Tyler Moore Show: A Girl's Best Mother Is Not Her Friend Mission: Impossible: Shape-Up
ABC Getting Together: Singing The Blues Movie: In Broad Daylight (1971) The Persuaders: Chain Of Events
NBC The Partners: How Many Carats In A Grapefruit? The Good Life: The Vacation Movie: Duel At Diablo (1966)
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[CBS 8:00] All In The Family [Reg]: Flashback: Mike Meets Archie
Season 2, episode 5
W: Phil Mishkin, Rob Reiner   D: John Rich

While celebrating Mike and Gloria's first wedding anniversary, the Stivics and Bunkers recall the traumatic day when Mike first met his reluctant future father-in-law.

[ABC 8:00] Getting Together [Reg]: Singing The Blues
Season 1, episode 5
W: John D.F. Black   D: Jerry Bernstein

With Little Dion (Himself), Della Reese (Mother).
Bobby Conway has a star boarder on his hands when he discovers a possible rock singing sensation.

[NBC 8:00] The Partners [Reg]: How Many Carats In A Grapefruit?
Season 1, episode 5
W: Arne Sultan, Earl Barret   D: Gary Nelson

With David Huddleston (Lt. Ferguson), John Abbott (Professor), Juanita Moore (Mrs. Robinson), Paul Comi (Andrews).
A bag of grapefruit and a malfunctioning police siren plunge Crooke and Robinson into a series of misadventures while investigating the jewel robbery of the century.

[CBS 8:30] Funny Face [Reg]: Drive? Who Said?
Season 1, episode 5
D: Richard Michaels

With Todd Susman (Butler).
Sandy gets a job in a rent-a-car commercial, then tries to learn how to drive by cramming an eight-day economy driving course into 24 hours.

[ABC 8:30] Movie: In Broad Daylight (1971)
W: Larry Cohen   D: Robert Day

With Richard Boone, Suzanne Pleshette, Stella Stevens, John Marley, Fred Beir, Whit Bissell, Sam Edwards, Ken Sansom.
A brilliant actor, blinded in an accident, plots the murder of his lawyer and unfaithful wife.

[NBC 8:30] The Good Life [Reg]: The Vacation
Season 1, episode 5
W: Susan Harris   D: Claudio Guzman

After they hear that the Duttons are planning a vacation on the French Riviera, Albert and Jane scheme to get the Duttons to take them along.

[CBS 9:00] The New Dick Van Dyke Show [Reg]: The Tennis Pro
Season 1, episode 5
W: Bernie Orenstein, Saul Turteltaub   D: John Rich

With Ted Bessell (Skip Holloway).
Dick encourages Jenny's participation in a mixed-doubles tennis tournament, then gets jealous as she advances to the finals with her bachelor partner.

[NBC 9:00] Movie: Duel At Diablo (1966)
W: Marvin Albert, Michael Grilikhes   D: Ralph Nelson

With James Garner, Sidney Poitier, Dennis Weaver, Bill Travers, Bibi Andersson.
Attempts by a mule skinner's wife to live among Apache Indians are frustrated by a frontier scout and an army horse wrangler.

[CBS 9:30] The Mary Tyler Moore Show [Reg]: A Girl's Best Mother Is Not Her Friend
Season 2, episode 5
W: David Davis, Lorenzo Music   D: Jay Sandrich

With Lisa Gerritsen (Bess Lindstrom), Nancy Walker (Ida Morgenstern).
Still unable to bridge the generation gap, Rhoda and her mother remain at odds until Mrs. Morgenstern talks to Phyllis and decides to test her theory of being a pal instead of just a mother.

[CBS 10:00] Mission: Impossible [Reg]: Shape-Up
Season 6, episode 5
W: Ed Adamson, Norman Katkov   D: Paul Krasny

With Gerald S. O'Loughlin (Frank Delaney), Christopher Stone (Mike Saunders), Anthony Caruso (Leonard Morgan), Lonny Chapman (Lt. Orcott), Grace Albertson (Jenny Delaney), Robert Mandan (Mr. C.).
In order to try to break the underworld's stranglehold on the waterfront, Jim Phelps assumes the role of the captain of a "haunted" freighter and Casey masquerades as the daughter of a dock worker murdered by the syndicate.

[ABC 10:00] The Persuaders [Reg]: Chain Of Events
Season 1, episode 5
W: Terry Nation   D: Peter H. Hunt

With Suzanna Leigh (Emily Major), Peter Vaughan (Schubert), George Baker (Britten), John Glyn-Jones (Dr. Hubert Rogers), Morris Perry (Beecham-Bennett), Jeremy Child (Carlton), James Bree (Bill Wilton), Leon Eagles (Prokofiev), Neil Wilson (Police Constable), James Beckett (Previn).
Danny Wilde becomes the quarry of a host of secret agents when they think the attache case chained to him contains top-secret information.


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