Prime-time network TV listings for Monday March 19, 1973:
|[CBS 8:00] Gunsmoke [Reg]: Waste (2)
Season 17, episode 4
W: Jim Byrnes D: Vincent McEveety
With Jeremy Slate (Ben Rodman), Shug Fisher (Jed Rascoe), Ken Swofford (Speer), Ellen Burstyn (Amy Waters), Ruth Roman (Maggie Blaisedell), Johnny Whitaker (Willie Hubbard), David Sheiner (Preacher), George Chandler (Silas Hubbard).
An outlaw gang corners Matt Dillon and a band of women near an old fort.
(Repeat program, originally aired 10/4/1971)
|[ABC 8:00] The Rookies [Reg]: Easy Money
Season 1, episode 23
W: Hoke Howell, Robert Harland D: Lou Antonio
With Curt Conway (Mr. Fisher), J. Kenneth Campbell (Dude), Jonathan Lippe (J.J.), Hilly Hicks (Cal Davis), Lonny Chapman (Crater), Teresa Graves (Susan Davis).
The rookies uncover a small-business protection racket while investigating a series of malicious mischief cases involving the younger brother of Terry's girlfriend.
|[NBC 8:00] Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In [Reg]: Episode #123
Season 6, episode 7
W: Allan Katz D: Bill Foster
With Henny Youngman, Jean Stapleton, Bill Bixby, Jack Carter.
Stapleton guests as a 1913 bathing beauty, teams with Jud Strunk in a vaudeville act, and a becomes a psychiatrist's patient who can't help vocalizing.
(Repeat program, originally aired 10/23/1972)
|[CBS 9:00] Here's Lucy [Reg]: Lucy And Carol Burnett
Season 1, episode 17
W: Bob O'Brien D: Jack Donohue
With Carol Burnett (Herself), Pearl Shear (Woman), Sean Morgan (Young Man), John Lindesmith (Serviceman), Laura Gile (Housewife), Carole Cook (Woman), Virginia Hawkins (Lady), Jerry Rush (Man).
Lucy tries to enlist Carol Burnett's aid in raising money to build a gymnasium for Kim's and Craig's school.
(Repeat program, originally aired 1/27/1969)
|[ABC 9:00] Movie: The Silencers (1966)
W: Oscar Saul D: Phil Karlson
With Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Webber, James Gregory, Nancy Kovack, Roger C. Carmel, Cyd Charisse.
Supersleuth Matt Helm is persuaded to come out of retirement to eliminate a Chinese agent who is masterminding a ring planning to divert an American missile so that it will destroy a small country.
|[NBC 9:00] Triple Play '73 [special]
Three pilot comedies for projected series:
"Barney and Me": Soupy Sales as a television personality who discovers a talking bear just in time to save his lagging television show. With Joe Flynn, Bernie Boland.
"Topper Returns": finds beleaguered Cosmo Topper's nephew running into the same ghostly problems with George and Marion Kirby. Stars Stefanie Powers, John Fink.
"Going Places": tells the adventures of a struggling novelist in New York. Stars Todd Susman, Jill Clayburgh.
|[CBS 9:30] The Doris Day Show [Reg]: No More Advice ... Please
Season 5, episode 1
W: Laurence Marks D: Marc Daniels
With Peter Lawford (Dr. Peter Lawrence), Don Chastain (Eric Stewart), Luis de Cordova (Jules).
The fifth season begins with Dr. Lawrence seeing his seemingly solid romance with Doris threatened by an anthropology professor whose written a best-selling novel.
(Repeat program, originally aired 9/11/1972)
|[CBS 10:00] The Long War - Congress vs. The President
With John Ehrlichman (Domestic Affairs Adviser), Caspar Weinberger (Secretary of H.E.W.), Hugh Scott (R-Pa.), Sam Ervin (D-N.C.), Alexander Bickel (Law Professor), Dr. Thomas Cronin (Author of "The Textbook Presidency").
An examination of the intensifying power struggle in Washington between the Congress and President Nixon will be the subject of this report by CBS correspondents Dan Rather and Roger Mudd. The struggle, one that has been in existence since 1787, studies both sides of the issue mainly concerning itself over the question of whether or not the office of the President has become too powerful.