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Tuesday August 31, 1976
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Prime-time network TV listings for Tuesday August 31, 1976:

8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS Heck's Angels Good Times: The Investigation (R) M*A*S*H: Hawkeye (R) Alice: Pilot Switch: The Girl On The Golden Strip (R)
ABC Happy Days: Fonzie's Getting Married (R) Laverne & Shirley: Mother Knows Worst (R) Movie: Rage (1972)
NBC Movin' On: No More Sad Songs (R) Police Woman: Mother Love (R) Police Story: Love, Mabel (R)

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] Heck's Angels [special]
With William Windom.
Heck seeks a volunteer for a mission, the details of which he refuses to divulge. Pilot for a series.

[ABC 8:00] Happy Days [Reg]: Fonzie's Getting Married
Season 2, episode 13
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Jerry Paris

With Nellie Bellflower (Maureen), Jack Perkins (Drunk), Simmy Bow (Emcee).
Fonzie finds the girl of his dreams, but Richie discovers she has a scandalous past.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/14/1975)

[NBC 8:00] Movin' On [Reg]: No More Sad Songs
Season 2, episode 20
W: Jimmy Sangster   D: Bob Kelljan

With Philip Michael Thomas (Banjo), Earl Billings (Choo Choo), Billie Holliday (Aunt Bess), Don Hood (Mr. Flick), Al Scott (Frank), Lisa Foy (Maggie).
Sonny and Will become accomplices in a bookmaking operation when a man hides his day's receipts in their truck.

(Repeat program, originally aired 2/17/1976)

[CBS 8:30] Good Times [Reg]: The Investigation
Season 3, episode 20
W: Bruce Howard   D: Herbert Kenwith

With Helen Martin (Wanda), Don Marshall (FBI Agent).
A seemingly simple school project of Michael's turns out to have strange ramifications for the Evans family.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/27/1976)

[ABC 8:30] Laverne & Shirley [Reg]: Mother Knows Worst
Season 1, episode 15
W: Arthur Silver   D: Alan Myerson

With Pat Carroll (Lily 'Barb' Feeney), Bill Chaffin (Billy), Helen Page Camp (Mrs. Havenwurst).
A telegram brings the relatively disturbing news that Shirley's mother is coming to visit.

(Repeat program, originally aired 5/18/1976)

[CBS 9:00] M*A*S*H [Reg]: Hawkeye
Season 4, episode 18
W: Larry Gelbart, Simon Muntner   D: Larry Gelbart

With Philip Ahn (Father), Shizuko Hoshi (Mother), June Kim (Pregnant Woman).
On a mission of mercy, Hawkeye wrecks his jeep, suffers a possible concussion and finds himself the uninvited guest of a Korean farm family.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/13/1976)

[ABC 9:00] Movie: Rage (1972)
W: Philip Friedman, Dan Kleinman   D: George C. Scott

With George C. Scott, Richard Basehart, Martin Sheen, Barnard Hughes, Paul Stevens, Kenneth Tobey, Robert Walden, Dabbs Greer, Lou Frizzell, Nicholas Beauvy, Ed Lauter.
A rancher is driven beyond the breaking point when his son is killed and his whole way of life shattered by Army chemical warfare experiments.

[NBC 9:00] Police Woman [Reg]: Mother Love
Season 2, episode 22
W: Max Hodge   D: John Newland

With Brooke Bundy (Donna Jensen), Barry Brown (Scott Swanson), Donna Mills (Tamee Swanson), Chanin Hale (Adoption Clerk), Norma Connolly (Landlady), Laurie Kennedy (Anne Magruder), Larry Delaney (Jim Magruder), Marjorie Battles (Thelma), Clifford David (Denis), Michael Ebert (Mark Jensen).
A psychopathic mother kidnaps her baby from its adoptive parents and then resorts to homicide in an effort to keep the child.

(Repeat program, originally aired 2/24/1976)

[CBS 9:30] Alice [Reg]: Pilot
Season 1, episode 1
W: Robert Getchell   D: Paul Bogart

With Arthur Space (Stuff Johnson), Dennis Dugan (Joel Snedeger).
Debut of a series about a 35-year-old waitress who would rather sing but is stuck working at a roadside diner. Tonight, Alice hopes for a big break when a talent agent comes to town.

[CBS 10:00] Switch [Reg]: The Girl On The Golden Strip
Season 1, episode 22
W: Glen A. Larson, David Chase   D: John Peyser

With Kelly Harmon (Bobbi Robbins), Wayne Newton (Paul Taylor), Michael Callan (Arnie), Jack Colvin (Det. Koehler), June Dayton (Nurse), Dave Barry (Wortheimer).
Pete and Mac must protect a Las Vegas superstar from a psychotic killer.

(Repeat program, originally aired 3/16/1976)

[NBC 10:00] Police Story [Reg]: Love, Mabel
Season 2, episode 9
W: Jerry Ludwig   D: Robert L. Collins

With Michael Learned (Linda Keitlinger), William Shatner (Sgt. Bill Keitlinger), Peter Brown (Chuck), John Russell (Lt. Galvin), Larry Storch (Willy), Raymond St. Jacques (Chris Massey), Dean Stockwell (Detective Giacino).
A police officer, whose wife is on the verge of alcoholism, is being stalked by a woman intent on destroying his marriage.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/26/1974)

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