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Wednesday May 24, 1972
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday May 24, 1972:


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: The Pawn (R) Mannix (R)
ABC The Courtship Of Eddie's Father: A Little Red (R) The Smith Family: Ten O'Clock And All Is Well The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine The Persuaders: The Gold Napoleon (R)  
NBC Adam-12: Day Watch (R) Columbo: Suitable For Framing (R) Night Gallery (R)
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[CBS 8:00] The Carol Burnett Show [Reg]
Season 5, episode 13

With Ken Berry, Dionne Warwick.
In a western spoof, Carol and Ken play Billy and Lilly who alternately hit the heights and depths in Hollywood with their horse, Dynamite. Dionne sings "Always Something There to Remind Me" and, with Carol, "When in the Course of Human Events", a portion of Thomas Jefferson's words from the Declaration of Independence set to music.

(Repeat program, originally aired 12/15/1971)

[ABC 8:00] The Courtship Of Eddie's Father [Reg]: A Little Red
Season 3, episode 11
W: Stan Cutler, Martin Donovan   D: James Komack

With Carol Lawrence (Irena Kosnova).
A Russian magazine editor in the U.S. to study publishing techniques is invited home to dinner by Tom.

(Repeat program, originally aired 12/1/1971)

[NBC 8:00] Adam-12 [Reg]: Day Watch
Season 4, episode 10
W: Leo Gordon   D: Dennis Donnelly

With Ronne Troup (Jo), George Murdock (Mr. Williams), J. Pat O'Malley (Willie), Clark Howat (Harold Johnson), William Elliott (Officer Jerry Woods), Fred Holliday (Paul Soren).
During a day watch, officers Malloy and Reed check out a woman hitchhiker's extortion racket, pick up an armed robber who mistakenly returns to his crime scene, and encounter a wino who sees a pink elephant.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/24/1971)

[ABC 8:30] The Smith Family [Reg]: Ten O'Clock And All Is Well
Season 2, episode 22
D: Herschel Daugherty

With Butch Patrick, Florence Lake, Barbara Collentine, Sheldon Collins.
On Chad and Betty's night out, Brian schemes to prove he is too old to need a babysitter.

[NBC 8:30] Columbo [Reg]: Suitable For Framing
Season 1, episode 4
W: Jackson Gillis   D: Hy Averback

With Don Ameche (Frank Simpson), Kim Hunter (Edna Matthews), Ross Martin (Dale Kingston), Rosanna Huffman (Tracy O'Connor), Vic Tayback (Sam Franklin), Mary Wickes (Landlady), Barney Phillips (Capt. Wyler), Sandra Gould (Matron).
Det. Columbo is caught in a complicated case of stolen art and murder with evidence pointing to an innocent woman.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/17/1971)

[CBS 9:00] Medical Center [Reg]: The Pawn
Season 3, episode 12
W: Stephen Kandel   D: Charles S. Dubin

With Louise Sorel (Miriam), George Maharis (Evan Kenbrook), Charles Cioffi (John Glenson), Dran Hamilton (Mrs. Glenson), Jonathan Lippe (Sgt. Boyce).
A charming quack doctor and his unconventional approach to medicine arouses Dr. Gannon's anger.

(Repeat program, originally aired 12/1/1971)

[ABC 9:00] The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine [Reg]
Season 1, episode 14

With Orson Welles, Dusty Springfield, John Barbour.
Welles, in the style of the movies' coming attractions, narrates the superlative features of a production known as "The Dictionary". Marty performs as the world's most inept magician and is a law-abiding citizen whose hat blows off onto a forbidden grass area.

[ABC 9:30] The Persuaders [Reg]: The Gold Napoleon
Season 1, episode 16
W: Val Guest   D: Roy Ward Baker

With Laurence Naismith (Judge Fulton), Susan George (Michelle Devigne), Alfred Marks (Pullicino), Harold Goldblatt (Maurice Devigne), Charles Houston (Jacoby), Michael McStay (Vernier), Hugh Manning (Chief of Police), Jean Driant (Douane), Balbina (Sister).
Danny becomes the mistaken target of an unknown pursuer when he and Brett investigate bronze replicas of Napoleon coins.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/26/1972)

[CBS 10:00] Mannix [Reg]
(Repeat program)

[NBC 10:00] Night Gallery [Reg]
1.   Cool Air
W: Rod Serling   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Barbara Rush (Agatha Howard), Karl Lukas (Iceman), Larry J. Blake (Crowley), Beatrice Kay (Mrs. Gibbons), Henry Darrow (Dr. Juan Munoz).  
A haunting love story of a young woman and her late father's colleague, a man clinging desperately to life in a refrigerated apartment.

2.   Camera Obscura
W: Rod Serling   D: John Badham

With Ross Martin (Gingold), John Barclay (Sharsted Sr.), Philip Kenneally (Sanderson), Brendan Dillon (Amos Drucker), Milton Parsons (Lamplighter), Arthur Malet (Abel Joyce), Rene Auberjonois (William Sharsted).  
A heartless moneylender gets his just desserts with the help of a client's unusual telescopic device.

3.   Quoth The Raven
W: Jack Laird   D: Jeff Corey

With Marty Allen (Edgar Allan Poe), Mel Blanc (Voice of the Raven).  
Edgar Allan Poe receives some unwanted coaching during a bout with writer's block.


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