Prime-time network TV listings for Tuesday March 20, 1973:
|[CBS 8:00] Maude [Reg]: Maude's Night Out
Season 1, episode 22
W: Pamela Herbert Chais D: Hal Cooper
Maude is looking forward to a dinner party, but her plans go awry when Walter gets home late, takes a nap and wakes up grumpy.
|[ABC 8:00] Temperature's Rising [Reg]: Super Doc
Season 1, episode 25
W: Betty Bonaduce, Joseph Bonaduce D: Oscar Rudolph
With Edmund O'Brien (Dr. Banning), Lillian Adams (Mrs. Pollack), Jerry Clark (Jenkins), Olive Dunbar (Miss Llewellen), Mike Henry (Jason).
A retired surgeon, Campanelli's former teacher, comes to visit him and starts taking charge of the hospital.
|[NBC 8:00] Police Story [Reg]: Slow Boy
Season 0, episode 1
W: E. Jack Neuman D: William Graham
With Chuck Connors (Slow Boy), Harry Guardino (Sgt. Solly Piccolini), John Bennett Perry (Sgt. Chick Torpi), Mel Scott (K.T.), Vic Morrow (Sgt. Joe LaFrieda), Diane Baker (Jenny Dale), Barbara Rhoades (Marnie), David Doyle (Kurt Mueller).
A dedicated policeman attempts to prove that he's better at his job than a long-sought criminal is at his own -- a battle that rages through several robberies, holdups and a kidnapping. Pilot movie for the series.
|[CBS 8:30] Hawaii Five-O [Reg]: The Listener
Season 5, episode 16
W: Meyer Dolinsky D: Richard Benedict
With Robert Foxworth (Eric Fowler), Greg Mullavey (Cerberus), Patricia Herman (Mary Dalton), Linda Ryan (Eva Haynes), Michael Morgan (Lee Jones), John A. Hunt (Paul), Winston Char (Dr. Barnes), Radames Pera (Bob Martinelli), Lisa Pera (Angela Martinelli), Elissa Fontes (Carol Fowler).
An unseen but apparently omnipresent electronics wizard threatens a psychiatrist and his patients through a series of ingenious electronic plants, and McGarrett is called in to investigate.
(Repeat program, originally aired 1/16/1973)
|[ABC 8:30] Movie: Beg, Borrow Or Steal (1973)
W: Paul Playdon, Grant Sims D: David Lowell Rich
With Mike Connors, Michael Cole, Kent McCord, Henry Beckman, Joel Fabiani, Russell Johnson, Logan Ramsey, Ron Glass, Roger Perry, Barney Phillips, Leonard Stone, Frank Marth.
Three unemployed handicapped men -- one blind, one with no legs and one with no hands -- test their courage and abilities by plotting and executing a daring heist.
|[CBS 9:30] Movie: Murdock's Gang (1973)
W: Edmund H. North D: Charles S. Dubin
With Alex Dreier, Janet Leigh, Murray Hamilton, William Daniels, Harold Gould, Don Knight, Walter Burke, Colby Chester, Norman Alden.
A flamboyant criminal attorney, disbarred after serving time in prison, calls on the unusual skills of his staff of ex-convicts when he is hired by a multi-millionaire to find an embezzling bookkeeper.
|[ABC 10:00] Marcus Welby, M.D. [Reg]: Love Is When They Say They Need You
Season 4, episode 2
D: Marc Daniels
With Bruce Davison (Donald Lorimer), Mike Farrell (Clifford Lorimer), Peggy McCay (Sister Joanna).
A victim of aplastic anemia following an excessive dose of radiation is in need of a bone marrow transplant, but all members of his family are ruled out except his retarded brother, Donald.
(Repeat program, originally aired 9/19/1972)
|[NBC 10:00] America: The Promise Fulfilled And The Promise Broken [special]
The tenth episode in Alistair Cooke's American history series examines the dizzying decade popularly known as the "Roaring 20s". Warren G. Harding, the Model T Ford, Babe Ruth, the Charleston, Calvin Coolidge, prohibition, Charles Lindbergh, the stock market crash and Herbert Hoover are just a few of the people and events that shaped the tumultuous decade.