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Wednesday December 22, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday December 22, 1971:

8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Carol Burnett Show (R) Medical Center: Double Jeopardy (R) Mannix: Sunburst (R)
ABC Bewitched: Sisters At Heart (R) The Courtship Of Eddie's Father: The Candidate (R) The Smith Family: Christmas Rush Shirley's World: Follow That Rickshaw The Man And The City: Hands Of Love (R)
NBC Adam-12: Log 96 -- Pilgrimage (R) McCloud: Encounter With Aries (R) Vietnam Hindsight, Part Two: The Death Of Diem

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] The Carol Burnett Show [Reg]
Season 5, episode 2

With Tim Conway, The Carpenters.
Carol and the cast spoof the early days of radio. Conway plays an old surgeon who falls asleep during operations. Carol and the Carpenters sing a Burt Bacharach medley.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/22/1971)

[ABC 8:00] Bewitched [Reg]: Sisters At Heart
Season 7, episode 13
W: Barbara Avedon, William Asher   D: William Asher

With Parley Baer (Mr. Brockaway), Venetta Rogers (Lisa), Don Marshall (Keith), Janee Michelle (Dorothy).
Samantha's husband is removed from an important account when a bigoted client mistakes a little black girl visiting the Stephenses for Darrin's daughter. The episode is based on a script written by black students at Jefferson High School in Los Angeles.

(Repeat program, originally aired 12/24/1970)

[NBC 8:00] Adam-12 [Reg]: Log 96 -- Pilgrimage
Season 3, episode 11
W: James Doherty   D: Alan Crosland Jr.

With Stanley Adams (Fred Ludden), Ivan Naranjo (Tom Nasheboo), Sandi Ego (Rosa), J. Pat O'Malley (Santa Claus), Sallie Shockley (Sandy Quillan), Foster Brooks (George Selfridge), Len Wayland (Jason Lamb), Bert Holland (Vernon Hale).
It's a busy Christmas for officers Malloy and Reed: Santa Claus gets arrested when he is robbed and takes matters into his own hands, and a small Indian girl, whose parents are bedded down for the night in the hills, is reported lost.

(Repeat program, originally aired 12/19/1970)

[ABC 8:30] The Courtship Of Eddie's Father [Reg]: The Candidate
Season 3, episode 2
W: Alan J. Levitt   D: Hal Cooper

With Kirk Mee (Mr. Taggert), Virginia Hawkins (Mrs. Kensington), Allen Joseph (Mr. Wertz).
Tom is asked to run for the school board, and Norman and Tina set up a campaign headquarters appropriate for a mayor.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/22/1971)

[NBC 8:30] McCloud [Reg]: Encounter With Aries
Season 2, episode 1
W: Peter Allan Fields   D: Russ Mayberry

With Sebastian Cabot (Sidney Cantrell), Susan Strasberg (Lorraine Selby), Peter Haskell (Richard Stevens), Louise Latham (Emily Cantrell), Robert Hogan (Det. Finnegan), Alan Oppenheimer (Mervin Simmons), Elisha Cook Jr. (Mr. Rafer), Woodrow Parfrey (Elmer), Jill Jaress (Gloria), Booth Colman (Hines).
The second season begins with the Dennis Weaver segment joining the Mystery Movie trilogy as a rotating series. Tonight, Marshal Sam McCloud investigates a kidnapping in which the criminal plants a time bomb with his victim's wife and then boldly demands the ransom in front of McCloud.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/22/1971)

[CBS 9:00] Medical Center [Reg]: Double Jeopardy
Season 3, episode 4
W: Oliver Crawford   D: Vincent Sherman

With Paul Stevens (Dr. Kentner), Jack Kruschen (Stavros), Stefanie Powers (Marcie), Scott Marlowe (Steve).
A woman with a heart ailment defies Dr. Gannon's warning against having a child and becomes pregnant by artificial insemination -- without telling her husband.

(Repeat program, originally aired 10/6/1971)

[ABC 9:00] The Smith Family [Reg]: Christmas Rush
Season 2, episode 14
D: Herschel Daugherty

With Maria Grimm, Tom Nardini, Florence Lake.
Chad Smith gives up his Christmas vacation so that a fellow detective can go on his honeymoon. Then Chad learns that his youngsters are leaving home for the holidays so that he and his wife can have a second honeymoon.

[ABC 9:30] Shirley's World [Reg]: Follow That Rickshaw
Season 1, episode 15
W: Roy Bottomley, Tom Brennand   D: Ralph Levy

With Yu Ling (Choa Chun), Joe Baker (Bernie Greenberg), Murray Head (Ray King).
When a friend cons her boss into doing a photo layout on one of his clients, Shirley gets the assignment.

[CBS 10:00] Mannix [Reg]: Sunburst
Season 4, episode 9
W: Stephen Kandel   D: John Llewellyn Moxey

With Keith Walker (Announcer), Ross Hagen (Croaker), Michael Bell (Driver), Patricia Quinn (Dana Simmons), Warren Vanders (York), Barry Atwater (Peterson), James W. Gavin (Gorham), Kenneth Tobey (Sheriff Wells), Walker Edmiston (Perry), Francisco Ortega (Deputy), Brad Dexter (Romano), Paul Carr (Ben Simmons).
Mannix and the owner of a small roadside cafe are captives of three gangland mobsters.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/14/1970)

[ABC 10:00] The Man And The City [Reg]: Hands Of Love
Season 1, episode 1
W: Bess Boyle   D: Daniel Petrie

With Lee H. Montgomery (Tommy), Walter Brooke (Judge Bremer), June Lockhart (Ellen Lewis), Audree Norton (Ann Larabee), Lou Fant (Richard Larabee), Norman Alden (George E. Kirshner), Carmen Zapata (Josefina), Mala Powers (Marian Crane).
Anthony Quinn makes his bow in a law and order series. In a contemporary setting, Quinn plays Mayor Tom J. (Thomas Jefferson) Alcala, a compassionate, involved and politically shrewd veteran of 16 years in office at a large southwestern city. Tonight, a case worker implores him to intercede on behalf of a deaf couple faced with losing their 7-year-old adopted son in court proceedings because they're handicapped.

(Repeat program, originally aired 9/15/1971)

[NBC 10:00] Vietnam Hindsight, Part Two: The Death Of Diem
In Part 2 of NBC's documentary of the decision-making process that led to the nation's involvement in the Vietnam War during the Kennedy administration, the interviews with officials at the time of the crisis continue. The two-part program reveals new information -- not heretofore published -- and offers a reappraisal of intelligence that at the time was not deemed significant, but in retrospect has become of historical importance.

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