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Wednesday February 9, 1972
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday February 9, 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: The Choice Mannix: A Walk In The Shadows
ABC The Courtship Of Eddie's Father: A Little Help From My Friend ABC Comedy Hour: The Kopykats The Persuaders: To The Death, Baby  
NBC Adam-12: Mary Hong Loves Tommy Chen Columbo: Blueprint For Murder Night Gallery

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] The Carol Burnett Show [Reg]
Season 5, episode 18

With Eydie Gorme, Vincent Price.
In the "House of Terror" skit, Price lures his new Cockney bride (Carol) into his lab. Price does a 17th century reading, "Desiderata". Eydie sings "The Way of Love".

[ABC 8:00] The Courtship Of Eddie's Father [Reg]: A Little Help From My Friend
Season 3, episode 20
W: Stan Cutler, Martin Donovan   D: Hal Cooper

With Sammy Davis Jr.
Norman and an insurance agent friend who is obsessed on the subject of safety offer to take care of Eddie while Tom is away for the weekend. The first thing that happens to the trio is getting stuck in an elevator.

[NBC 8:00] Adam-12 [Reg]: Mary Hong Loves Tommy Chen
Season 4, episode 19
W: Stephen J. Cannell   D: James Neilson

With Keye Luke (Sing Hong), Virginia Ann Lee (Mary Hong), Edward Faulkner (Sgt. Powers), Robert Patten (Det. Speer), Foster Brooks (Mr. Allen), Jo Anne Worley (Juju Perrin).
The Chinese community faces a new menace from young hoodlums who call themselves Chung Nings (Chinese Youth) and Malloy and Reed become involved when an undercover officer is shot.

[ABC 8:30] ABC Comedy Hour: The Kopykats
With Ed Sullivan.
The show features impressions by Rich Little, Frank Gorshin, George Kirby and Marilyn Michaels. In a spoof of "All in the Family", George plays Archie and Marilyn plays Edith. Rich Little does Joseph Cotten and Frank Gorshin plays Peter Falk in a take-off on "Columbo".

[NBC 8:30] Columbo [Reg]: Blueprint For Murder
Season 1, episode 7
W: Steven Bochco   D: Peter Falk

With Patrick O'Neal (Elliot Markham), Janis Paige (Goldie Williamson), Forrest Tucker (Bo Williamson), Pamela Austin (Jennifer Williamson), Bettye Ackerman (Miss Sherman), John Fiedler (Dr. Moss), John Finnegan (Carl).
When a leading architect is suspected of murder, Columbo is persuaded to dig up a newly poured pylon at a building site to search for the body.

[CBS 9:00] Medical Center [Reg]: The Choice
Season 3, episode 20
W: Lionel E. Siegel   D: Leo Penn

With David Huddleston (Sheriff), Clu Gulager (Jack Filmore), Monte Markham (Dr. Grainger), Tyne Daly (Dr. Barbara Latimer).
A hospital administrator treats an accident victim in a community with no doctor and is tempted to return to active medical practice.

[ABC 9:30] The Persuaders [Reg]: To The Death, Baby
Season 1, episode 18
W: Donald James   D: Basil Dearden

With Jennie Linden (Shelley Masterton), Terence Morgan (Carl Foster), Thorley Walters (John Hatton), Harold Innocent (Coady), Robert Russell (Ramon), Roger Delgado (Estaban).
Brett and Danny both end up wooing an heiress after they are asked to break up a romance between a her and a gigolo who is courting her.

[CBS 10:00] Mannix [Reg]: A Walk In The Shadows
Season 5, episode 20
W: Edward J. Lakso   D: Paul Krasny

With Keith Walker (Barney), Lonny Chapman (Phil Rand), Jeanne Cooper (Emma Rand), Ed Flanders (Tom Farnon), Eric Mason (Edward Cole), Mary Charlotte Wilcox (Ellen Jeffers/Miss Thompson), Dean Harens (Alan Preston), Patricia Wynand (Linda), Robert Colbert (Carl Blake).
Although there's overwhelming evidence against his client, accused of murdering his wife, Joe Mannix believes the man is innocent.

[NBC 10:00] Night Gallery [Reg]
1.   Deliveries In The Rear
W: Rod Serling   D: Jeff Corey

With Cornel Wilde (Dr. John Fletcher), Rosemary Forsyth (Barbara Bennett), Walter Burke (Jameson), Gerald McRaney (Tuttle), Marjorie Bennett (Old Woman), Ian Wolfe (Dillingham), Peter Brocco (Dr. Shockman), Larry D. Mann (Hannify), Peter Whitney (Grave Robber), John Maddison (Grave Robber).  
A turn-of-the-century surgeon in need of cadavers never asks questions of his suppliers.

2.   Stop Killing Me
W: Jack Laird   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With James Gregory (Sgt. Bevelow), Geraldine Page (Frances Turchin).  
Convinced that her husband is trying to worry her to death, a distraught housewife files a complaint with the police.

3.   Dead Weight
W: Jack Laird   D: Timothy Galfas

With Bobby Darin (Landau), Jack Albertson (Bullivant), James Metropole (Delivery Boy).  
A gangster on the lam engages the services of a compliant exporter.

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