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Wednesday January 5, 1972
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday January 5, 1972:


8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Carol Burnett Show Medical Center: Shock! (2) Mannix: Babe In The Woods
ABC Bewitched: Samantha's Magic Sitter The Courtship Of Eddie's Father: The Choice The Smith Family: Where There's Smoke Shirley's World: The Rally The Man And The City: Diagnosis: Corruption
NBC Adam-12: Citizens All McMillan And Wife: The Face Of Murder Night Gallery
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[CBS 8:00] The Carol Burnett Show [Reg]
Season 5, episode 15

With Paul Lynde, Peggy Lee.
In a movie spoof, Harvey Korman plays a cruel man who drives his piano protege (Carol) to success.

[ABC 8:00] Bewitched [Reg]: Samantha's Magic Sitter
Season 8, episode 15
W: Phil Sharp, Henry Sharp   D: Richard Michaels

With Richard X. Slattery (Mr. Norton), Alice Ghostley (Esmerelda), Ricky Powell (Ralph Norton), Christian Juttner (Robert), Jeanne Arnold (Mrs. Norton).
Esmerelda baby-sits with sons of one of Darrin's clients, creating major problems for Darrin and Samantha.

[NBC 8:00] Adam-12 [Reg]: Citizens All
Season 4, episode 14
W: Leo Gordon   D: James Neilson

With Vic Perrin (Everett Jones), Jo Anne Meredith (Laura Thomas), Myron Healey (Warren Jarvey), John Gallaudet (Jason Walters), Hampton Fancher (Ray).
Malloy and Reed arrest a pair of phony money passers, catch an armed robbery suspect in action and settle a disturbance.

[ABC 8:30] The Courtship Of Eddie's Father [Reg]: The Choice
Season 3, episode 15
W: Stan Cutler, Martin Donovan   D: Hal Cooper

With Carmelita Mann (Mrs. Cherry), Trisha Noble (Dr. Liz Park).
When Eddie becomes sick and the new doctor turns out to be a striking blonde, Tom's pulse also quickens.

[NBC 8:30] McMillan And Wife [Reg]: The Face Of Murder
Season 1, episode 5
W: Oliver Hailey   D: Hy Averback

With Claude Akins (Freddie O'Neal), Edward Andrews (Carter Mayerling), Hazel Court (Frances Mayerling), Jon Cypher (John Thomas Clark), Richard Deacon (Peter Childs), Marj Dusay (Eloise Simms), Cliff Osmond (Bull), Dick Wilson (Simon Mehlin), Stafford Repp (Boris Potter).
A master jewel thief, who hasn't been active in 10 years, resumes committing robberies during social parties and manages to elude Commissioner McMillan.

[CBS 9:00] Medical Center [Reg]: Shock! (2)
Season 3, episode 16
W: Don Brinkley   D: Paul Stanley

With John Larch (Victor Crayton), Robert F. Lyons (David Crayton), Glenn Corbett (Phil Dorey), Vera Miles (Nora Crayton), Sheree North (Karen Porter), Frank Campanella (Lt. Berger), Miko Mayama (Yoshiko Toma).
While police investigate the murder of one of Dr. Gannon's patients, he has difficulty diagnosing the illness of an Oriental exchange student whose own physician wants to perform drastic surgery.

[ABC 9:00] The Smith Family [Reg]: Where There's Smoke
Season 2, episode 16
D: Herschel Daugherty

With Susan Oliver, Mark Miller, Richard O'Brien (Capt. Farrell).
Det. Smith is framed by a woman when he goes to her apartment seeking information about her boyfriend, a jewel thief.

[ABC 9:30] Shirley's World [Reg]: The Rally
Season 1, episode 17
D: Peter H. Hunt

With Neil Hallett (Mayhew), John Glyn-Jones, Aimi MacDonald (Sandra).
(Last show of the series.)

[CBS 10:00] Mannix [Reg]: Babe In The Woods
Season 5, episode 16
W: Robert W. Lenski   D: Leonard Horn

With Paul Stevens (Lawrence Martin), Nita Talbot (Joan Martin), Melodie Johnson (Sharon Carter), William Mims (Sheriff), Nora Marlowe (Manager), Ed Begley Jr. (Attendant), Judson Pratt (Gun Club Director).
A genius designer of microcircuits is murdered before he can submit the plans for a phenomenal new computer to his employer.

[ABC 10:00] The Man And The City [Reg]: Diagnosis: Corruption
Season 1, episode 15
W: Edward DeBlasio   D: Robert Scheerer

With Charles Aidman (Dr. Fred Kirk), Carolyn Conwell (Eugenis Kirk), Peter Donat (Dr. Lindsay), Daniel J. Travanti.
A hospital official offers the mayor his resignation after a reporter's printed expose of drug thefts. (Last show of the series.)

[NBC 10:00] Night Gallery [Reg]
1.   Green Fingers
W: Rod Serling   D: John Badham

With Elsa Lanchester (Mrs. Bowen), Cameron Mitchell (Michael J. Saunders), Harry Hickox (Sheriff), Bill Quinn (Doctor), George Keymas (Crowley), Michael Bell (Ernest).  
A woman who can make anything grow stands in the way of industrial development.

2.   The Funeral
W: Richard Matheson   D: John Meredyth Lucas

With Joe Flynn (Milton Silkline), Jerry Summers (Bruce), Jack Laird (Ygor), Diana Hale (Female Vampire), Laura Lacey (Jenny), Charles Macaulay (Count), Harvey Jason (Morrow), Werner Klemperer (Ludwig Asper).  
A vampire plans his belated, lavish -- and noisy -- final obsequy.

3.   The Tune In Dan's Cafe
W: Gerald Sanford, Garrie Bateson   D: David Rawlins

With Pernell Roberts (Joe Bellman), Susan Oliver (Kelly Bellman), Jerry Wallace (Jukebox Singer), James Davidson (Roy Gleason), James Nusser (Dan), Brooke Mills (Red).  
A couple stopping at a roadside diner encounter a jukebox that plays only one song, a tune connected with a tragic romance.


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