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Thursday August 5, 1976
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Prime-time network TV listings for Thursday August 5, 1976:

8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Waltons: The Car (R) Hawaii Five-O: A Touch Of Guilt (R) Barnaby Jones: Dangerous Gambit (R)
ABC Welcome Back, Kotter: Follow The Leader (1) (R) What's Happening: The Runaway The Streets Of San Francisco: The Honorable Profession (R) Harry O: The Mysterious Case Of Lester And Dr. Fong (R)
NBC The Beach Boys Movie: Cancel My Reservation (1972)

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] The Waltons [Reg]: The Car
Season 2, episode 25
W: Chris Andrews   D: Philip Leacock

With Ed Lauter (Hyder Rudge), Bonnie Bartlett (Martha), Paul Sorenson (Higgins).
Hyder Rudge offers a car he no longer needs to John-Boy in exchange for a roof repair job and then refuses to keep his promise.

(Repeat program, originally aired 3/14/1974)

[ABC 8:00] Welcome Back, Kotter [Reg]: Follow The Leader (1)
Season 1, episode 16
W: Jerry Rannow, Jewel Jaffe   D: Bob Lahendro

Kotter holds a class election and winds up in trouble at home and in the classroom.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/20/1976)

[NBC 8:00] The Beach Boys [special]
The pop music touring group is seen on and off stage in concert appearances at California locations.

[ABC 8:30] What's Happening [Reg]: The Runaway
Season 1, episode 1
W: Alan Eisenstock, Larry Mintz   D: Dennis Steinmetz

With Debbi Morgan (Diane), Helen Martin (Millie), James A. Watson Jr. (Ray Clemens), Teddy Wilson (Mr. Wilson), Tracee Lyles (Mrs. Wilson), Alycia Gardner (Girl), Lila Perry (Betty Wilson).
Debut of a contemporary comedy about three high school boys in a middle-class black neighborhood of a large American city. In the premiere episode, Raj may miss a party because he has to babysit for his little sister.

[CBS 9:00] Hawaii Five-O [Reg]: A Touch Of Guilt
Season 8, episode 14
W: Anne Collins   D: Joe Manduke

With Richard Masur (Bink Avery), Adam Arkin (Alex Scofield), Seth Sakai (Father), Winston Char (Malano), David Palmer (Physician), Terry Plunkett (Bar Manager), Ethel Azama (Mother), Lance Hool (Kim Hughes), Michael Collins (Hal Zimmerman), Beverly Kushida (Lani Okano), William Croarkin (Scavenger), Les Fong (David Matsui).
Stabbed critically, a college football star is taken to a hospital by two other stars of the team, instigating a Five-O investigation including the son of a well-known U.S. senator and a coldblooded, well-oiled coverup of a gang rape.

(Repeat program, originally aired 12/4/1975)

[ABC 9:00] The Streets Of San Francisco [Reg]: The Honorable Profession
Season 4, episode 16
W: Paul Robert Coyle   D: Harry Falk

With Robert Reed (Dr. Holtfield / Dr. Avery / Peter Callahan / Dr. Faraday / Dr. Debner), Linden Chiles (Hank Travis), Chris Beaumont (Officer Ciurila), George Clifton (Fred Arlen), Larry Manetti (Larry Walsh), Shelly Novack (Dr. Dunne), Rosanna DeSoto (Angie), Joan Tompkins (Elaine Holtfield), Reuben Collins (Inspector Tanner), John Zaremba (Mr. Schultz), Virginia Gregg (Martha Travis), Richard Drout Miller (Dr. Adams).
Stone and Keller try to find the only witness to a shooting, and discover that the man used a fictitious name, that of a man who died many years before.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/15/1976)

[NBC 9:00] Movie: Cancel My Reservation (1972)
W: Bob Fisher, Arthur Marx   D: Paul Bogart

With Bob Hope, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Bellamy, Forrest Tucker.
A New York television star leaves his wife for the peace of his ranch.

[CBS 10:00] Barnaby Jones [Reg]: Dangerous Gambit
Season 4, episode 21
W: Robert Sherman   D: Ernest Pintoff

With Gary Lockwood (Jerry Kennedy), Gerald McRaney (Dave Boyette), Linda Henning (Joyce Elkins), Jon Cypher (Frank Dunlap), Lynne Marta (Angie Ross), Ward Costello (Charles Markwell), Deborah White (Lily Clayton), Jill Jaress (Madge Johnson), Sam Edwards (Smiley), Terry Lumley (Mary Boyette), J.R. Clark (Anderson), Drew Denbaum (Stan Nesbit).
Tracing a missing witness to an apparently routine accident death inadvertently leads Barbaby into a complex bank fraud scheme.

(Repeat program, originally aired 2/26/1976)

[ABC 10:00] Harry O [Reg]: The Mysterious Case Of Lester And Dr. Fong
Season 2, episode 21
W: Robert Dozier   D: Jerry Thorpe

With Roddy McDowall (Arnold Applequist), Keye Luke (Dr. Creighton Fong), Anne Archer (Felicia Applequist), Judith McConnell (Sylvia Applequist), Dean Jagger (Simon Applequist), Sorrell Booke (Edward Tabor), Les Lannom (Lester Hodges), Stuart Whitman (Arthur Rubin), Richard Stahl (Dr. Samuelson), Susan Adams (Jean Parnell), Barry Atwater (Hammond).
Lester enlists the aid of Harry and an Oriental expert when his uncle is murdered and the suspicion falls on the heirs.

(Repeat program, originally aired 3/18/1976)

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