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Wednesday October 3, 1973
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday October 3, 1973:

8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour: Show 47 Cannon: Target In The Mirror Dan August: Prognosis: Homicide (R)
ABC Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: Alice's Wild Oat Movie: Letters From Three Lovers (1973) Owen Marshall, Counselor At Law: Sweet Harvest
NBC Adam-12: West Valley Division Banacek: No Stone Unturned Love Story: Love Came Laughing

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour [Reg]: Show 47
Season 4, episode 4

With Truman Capote, John Davidson.
In skits, Capote plays Lord Nelson, the G-man who shot Dillinger, and "Leadfinger"; Davidson is the man in a nude centerfold.

[ABC 8:00] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice [Reg]: Alice's Wild Oat
Season 1, episode 2
W: Bernie Kahn   D: Rick Edelstein

Alice feels better after confessing to Ted that before she met him she had an affair with another man.

[NBC 8:00] Adam-12 [Reg]: West Valley Division
Season 6, episode 4
W: Alf Harris   D: Christian I. Nyby II

With Stacy Keach Sr. (Tom Holmes), Robert Weaver (Kenny Rule), Norman Alden (Charley Baker), Peggy Webber (Mrs. Rule), Bob Hastings (Ed Mason), Barbara Nichols (Elizabeth Mitchell).
Motorcycles cause trouble and a police helicopter aids Officers Malloy and Reed during their tour of duty in the West Valley Division.

[ABC 8:30] Movie: Letters From Three Lovers (1973)
W: Jerome Kass, Ann Marcus   D: John Erman

With Barry Sullivan, June Allyson, Ken Berry, Juliet Mills, Belinda Montgomery, Martin Sheen, Robert Sterling, Lyle Waggoner.
Three letters delayed a year change the lives of a young couple separated by a jail sentence, a lonely middle-age woman involved in a romantic affair and two lovers, both pretending to be wealthy.

[NBC 8:30] Banacek [Reg]: No Stone Unturned
Season 2, episode 1
W: George Sheldon Smith, Lee Santley, Robert Van Scoyk   D: Richard T. Heffron

With Gary Lockwood (Owen Russell), Don Stroud (Vince O'Hara), Scott Brady (David Collier), Candy Clark (Gretel), Larry Pennell (Pete Biesecker), Peggy Walton (Jennifer Nesburn), Murray Matheson, Joe Maross, Linden Chiles (Henry DeWitt).
The second season starts with Banacek being called in when a huge $3 million sculpture disappears just before its unveiling. He takes the assignment with the understanding from the insurance company that he will get 10 percent of the sculpture's value if he recovers it within two days. Working more or less with him -- but anxious to find the sculpture before he does -- is insurance investigator Carlie Kirkland (Christine Belford, a new regular in the series).

[CBS 9:00] Cannon [Reg]: Target In The Mirror
Season 3, episode 5
W: Robert Blees   D: Gene Nelson

With Julie Gregg (Lise Steffan), Claude Akins (Bill Binyon), Frank Marth (J.L. Spivak), Alex Rocco (Walter Koether), Paul Carr (Howard), Hanna Hertelendy (Jill), Larry Wilcox (Tennis Player), Laura Campbell (Diane).
Frank Cannon is suspected of murdering a mobster's girlfriend who had contacted him in hopes of gaining governmental immunity for the underworld leader.

[CBS 10:00] Dan August [Reg]: Prognosis: Homicide
Season 1, episode 27
W: Robert C. Dennis   D: Virgil Vogel

With Ena Hartman (Katy Grant), Jerry Ayres (Dr. Rodell), Chris Robinson (Stan Mander), Fritz Weaver (Dr. Michael Serling), Susan Oliver (Leona Serling).
A pair of skid row derelicts die from the effects of poisoned whiskey intended for a prominent surgeon. (Last show of the series.)

(Repeat program, originally aired 4/1/1971)

[ABC 10:00] Owen Marshall, Counselor At Law [Reg]: Sweet Harvest
Season 3, episode 4

With Andrew Duggan (Sven Svanholm), Dack Rambo (Don Davies), Scott Hylands (Lars Toborg), Inga Swenson (Kirsten Svanholm), Sharon Gless (Terry).
Marshall's efforts to help an ex-convict regain custody of his son from his ruthless sister-in-law are complicated when the man abducts the boy.

[NBC 10:00] Love Story [Reg]: Love Came Laughing
Season 1, episode 1
W: Michael Landon   D: Michael Landon

With Eileen Heckart (Marge Stone), Bonnie Bedelia (Alice Hartman), Michael Brandon (Gary Stone), Michael Lerner (Lou Graham), Beverly Roberts (Sandra Blain).
Debut of an anthology series of romantic tales with a different cast each week. Stories concern people of varying ages and different backgrounds whose lives are influenced by the element of love. The first story concerns an irresponsible youth who finds life with his hypochondriac mother and a series of "nothing" jobs sufficient -- until he's attracted to the fragile new girl who has moved into his apartment building.

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