Prime-time network TV listings for Sunday March 18, 1973:
|[CBS 7:30] The New Dick Van Dyke Show [Reg]: Big Brother Is Watching You
Season 2, episode 23
W: Bernie Orenstein, Saul Turteltaub D: Jay Sandrich
With Frank Adamo (Stage Manager), Barbara Rhoades (Charlene), Jerry Van Dyke (Mickey Preston).
Dick's brother Mickey is facing a dilemma over his pending marriage to a girl who seems to be leading a double life -- as a nude dancer and as a travel agent.
|[NBC 7:30] Wonderful World Of Disney: The Boy And The Bronc Buster (1)
Season 19, episode 18
With Earl Holliman (Cal Winslow), Strother Martin (Buckshot), Vincent Van Patten (Todd Thompson), Jacqueline Scott (Mary Thompson), Lisa Gerritsen (Jenny Hutchins), Anthony Caruso (Marshal Brandon).
A western drama of a young boy who idolizes a bronc buster's way of life so much that he leaves home to join a cowboy on the rodeo circuit.
|[CBS 8:00] M*A*S*H [Reg]: Cease-Fire
Season 1, episode 23
W: Laurence Marks D: Earl Bellamy
With Lynette Mettey (Lt. Nancy Griffin), Herb Voland (Gen. Clayton), Marcia Strassman (Nurse Margie Cutler), Odessa Cleveland (Ginger), Bruce Kimmel (Pvt. Gilbert), Bonnie Jones (Lt. Barbara Bannerman), Patrick Adiarte (Ho-Jon).
Headquarters reports a cease-fire is imminent, and the long-awaited news sets off a wild orgy of celebration in the MASH compound despite the chance that it might be a false alarm.
|[ABC 8:00] The American Idea: The Land [special]
With Dick Van Dyke, Henry Fonda, Cloris Leachman, Edward G. Robinson.
An evocative portrait of the values and lifestyle of pioneer America through contemporary film footage of areas that have remained relatively unchanged, readings from period authors and the personal writings of early settlers, and the observations of men and women whose roots in the nation extend as far back as 12 generations.
|[CBS 8:30] Mannix [Reg]: The Crimson Halo
Season 6, episode 3
W: Shimon Wincelberg D: Leslie H. Martinson
With Joseph Campanella (Dr. Graham Aspinall), Burgess Meredith (Noah Otway), Laraine Stephens (Charlene Tolliver), Carol Ohmart (Gerda Aspinall).
Attorney Noah Otway asks Mannix to find out who wants to kill his client, a dedicated doctor who seemingly has no enemies.
(Repeat program, originally aired 10/1/1972)
|[NBC 8:30] Movie: The Red Pony (1973)
W: Ron Bishop, Robert Totten D: Robert Totten
With Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson, Clint Howard, Jack Elam, Richard Jaeckel.
A television adaptation of John Steinbeck's short novel about a rugged rancher and his young son struggling to keep their ranch going and trying to establish a relationship with one another.
|[ABC 9:00] Movie: No Way To Treat A Lady (1968)
W: John Gay D: Jack Smight
With Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal, Eileen Heckart, Murray Hamilton, Michael Dunn.
A mad murderer, a master of disguise, terrorizes a city with a series of unusual killings -- all of them women and all of them reported personally via telephone to the harried detective assigned to the case.
|[CBS 9:30] Barnaby Jones [Reg]: The Loose Connection
Season 1, episode 7
W: Edward J. Lakso D: Virgil Vogel
With Lloyd Bochner (John Stevens), Christine Belford (Eleanor Devers), Michael Blodgett (Kirk), Richard X. Slattery (Wayne Walters), Ben Hammer (Henry Cole), Ted Gehring (Eddie Mason), George Cooper (Thomas Devers), Patrick Culliton (Pete Downs), Nico Minardos (Raoul Philipe).
Hired by a beautiful woman to locate her missing father, Barnaby finds he's been tricked into delivering a shipment of drugs across the Mexican border.