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Saturday October 21, 1972
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Prime-time network TV listings for Saturday October 21, 1972:

8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS All In The Family: Edith Flips Her Wig Bridget Loves Bernie: The Newlybeds The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Rhoda The Beautiful The Bob Newhart Show: Goodnight Nancy Mission: Impossible: Cocaine
ABC   Alias Smith And Jones: Bushwack! NCAA Football
NBC Emergency!: Saddled Movie: Fools' Parade (1971)

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] All In The Family [Reg]: Edith Flips Her Wig
Season 3, episode 6
W: Sam Locke, Olga Vallance, Don Nicholl   D: Hal Cooper

With Barnard Hughes (Father John Majeski), James Gregory (William R. Kirkwood).
After Edith is mistakenly arrested for shoplifting, she becomes obsessed with the idea she has inherited her aunt's kleptomania.

[NBC 8:00] Emergency! [Reg]: Saddled
Season 2, episode 6
W: Herb Purdum   D: Georg Fenady

With Edward Crawford (Ed Myers), Larry Storch (Ben Wesley), Michael Rupert (Mike Allen), Jay Hammer (Ritchie), Charles Guardino (Mr. Collins), Kelly Troup (Debbi), Barbara Bosson (Mrs. Collins), Ronne Troup (Lisa Hill), Elizabeth Baur (Sister Barbara), Christopher Gardner (Timmy Collins).
The paramedics are summoned to treat an explosion victim, who in turn gives Drs. Brackett and Early a rough time at the hospital. Gage and DeSoto then return to duty to rescue those involved in an accident in which a school bus plunged over a cliff.

[CBS 8:30] Bridget Loves Bernie [Reg]: The Newlybeds
Season 1, episode 6
W: Warren S. Murray

A perennially breaking bed not only causes sleeping problems for Bridget and Bernie, but touches off an inter-family squabble. Each of the in-law clans buy the young couple a bed, unaware that the young couple have decided to go the waterbed route.

[ABC 8:30] Alias Smith And Jones [Reg]: Bushwack!
Season 3, episode 5
W: David Moessinger, John Thomas James   D: Jack Arnold

With Ford Rainey (Mr. Teshmacker), Glenn Corbett (Marty Alcott), Frank Converse (Chris Truitt), Michael Conrad (Mike McCloskey), Christine Belford (Ellie Alcott), Todd Martin (Pete), Charles H. Gray (Sheriff Wiggins), Buddy Foster (Alonzo Taylor).
A cattle owner saves Heyes and Curry from ambush and then involves them in a local range war.

[CBS 9:00] The Mary Tyler Moore Show [Reg]: Rhoda The Beautiful
Season 3, episode 6
W: Treva Silverman   D: Jay Sandrich

Rhoda has lost 20 pounds and looks great, but inside she still feels fat and Mary is determined to help her realize how attractive she's become.

[NBC 9:00] Movie: Fools' Parade (1971)
W: James Lee Barrett   D: Andrew McLaglen

With James Stewart, George Kennedy, Anne Baxter, Strother Martin, Kurt Russell, William Windom, Mike Kellin, Katherine Cannon.
After serving a 40-year stretch in prison a man is released during the 1930s. He's got a check for $25,000, earned while toiling in the mines, and with two inmate pals he plans to use the money to open a general store. But a prison guard, aware of his largess, has other plans.

[CBS 9:30] The Bob Newhart Show [Reg]: Goodnight Nancy
Season 1, episode 5
W: Susan Silver   D: Jay Sandrich

With Patricia Smith (Margaret Hoover), Penny Fuller (Nancy Brock), Richard Schaal (Chuck Brock), James B. Sikking (Dick), Anna Aries (Judy), Jack Bernardi (Waiter).
A former flame of Bob's shows up unexpectedly and gives every indication she's interested in rekindling some old sparks.

[ABC 9:30] NCAA Football
Arkansas at Texas.

[CBS 10:00] Mission: Impossible [Reg]: Cocaine
Season 7, episode 6
W: Harold Livingston   D: Reza Badiyi

With Barbara Anderson (Mimi), Milton Selzer (Stanley), Gregory Sierra (Fernando Laroca), William Shatner (Joe Conrad), Stephen McNally (Carl Reid), King Moody (Lt. Leonard).
A drug dealer becomes the unwititng dupe of the IMF force in their plan to capture the largest shipment of cocaine ever brought into the country.

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