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Saturday January 28, 1978
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Prime-time network TV listings for Saturday January 28, 1978:

8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Bob Newhart Show: Group On A Hot Tin Roof The Tony Randall Show: Philadelphia Triangle The Jeffersons: Florence's Union Maude: Musical '78 Kojak: Chain Of Custody
ABC What's Happening: Doobie Or Not Doobie (1) Operation Petticoat: The Best Of Enemies The Love Boat: The Congressman Was Indiscreet / Isaac's History Lesson / Winner Take Love Fantasy Island: Escape / Cinderella Girls
NBC The Bionic Woman: The Martians Are Coming, The Martians Are Coming Movie: Doc Savage: The Man Of Bronze (1975)

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] The Bob Newhart Show [Reg]: Group On A Hot Tin Roof
Season 6, episode 16
W: Andrew Smith   D: Michael Zinberg

With Lou Cutell (Petersen Character), Jerry Devine (Carlin Character), Amzie Strickland (Bakerman Character), Mary Ellen Olsen (Girl), Tyrone Wilson (Tommy), Frank Ashmore (Major Hartman), Florida Friebus (Mrs. Bakerman), John Fiedler (Mr. Peterson), Howard Hesseman (Mr. Plager).
Bob advises a patient to write a play based on his own experiences. But when Mr. Plager writes a World War I drama whose characters bear a startling resemblance to the rest of Bob's patients, the warfare really begins.

[ABC 8:00] What's Happening [Reg]: Doobie Or Not Doobie (1)
Season 2, episode 16
W: Sally Wade   D: Mark Warren

With Marty Barris (Manager), Alonzo Brown Jr. (Bruno), Teddy Wilson (Al Dunbar), The Doobie Brothers.
When the Doobie Brothers schedule a benefit concert at the high school, Rerun botches the job of getting tickets, and gets himself, Raj and Dwayne mixed up in an illegal tape pirating ring.

[NBC 8:00] The Bionic Woman [Reg]: The Martians Are Coming, The Martians Are Coming
Season 3, episode 15
W: Robert A. Urso, Tom August, Helen August   D: Larry Stewart

With Jim McMullan (Casey), Jack Kelly (Ray Fisk), Frank Marth (Bill Robbins), Frank Aletter (Spencer), Lynn Carlin (Norma Fisk), Amanda Davies (Nena).
While working on a top-secret project to track unidentified flying objects, Dr. Rudy Wells is abducted in a flying saucer.

[CBS 8:30] The Tony Randall Show [Reg]: Philadelphia Triangle
Season 2, episode 16
W: Gary David Goldberg   D: Tony Mordente

With Annette O'Toole (Melissa), Diana Muldaur (Judge Eleanor Hooper), Zane Lasky (Mario Lanza).
Walter discovers that the life of a swinging bachelor can be treacherous when he begins dating Oliver's ex-schoolteacher.

[ABC 8:30] Operation Petticoat [Reg]: The Best Of Enemies
Season 1, episode 16
W: Martin Roth, Bryan Joseph, Gil Grant   D: Hollingsworth Morse

With Bruce Kirby (Admiral Lawson), Neile McQueen (Mrs. Lawson), Joy Garrett (CPO Annie Eskow), Erica Hagen (Doris), Megan Landis (Lucy), Larry Block (Bartender).
Hogwash, a sardonic parrot, figures strongly in Lt. Holden's scheme to help Lt. Cmdr. Sherman get a promotion.

[CBS 9:00] The Jeffersons [Reg]: Florence's Union
Season 4, episode 19
W: Andy Guerdat, Steve Kreinberg   D: Jack Shea

With Jack Fletcher (Mr. Whittendale), Dorothy Meyer (Cassie), Barbara Mealy (Milly), William Bogert (Frank Miller).
Florence wants to form a union for maids and succeeds in breaking up the entire household.

[ABC 9:00] The Love Boat [Reg]: The Congressman Was Indiscreet / Isaac's History Lesson / Winner Take Love
Season 1, episode 16

With Dick Van Patten (Congressman John Whiteout), Maureen McCormick (Suzy Corbett), Vicki Lawrence (Robin Brandt), Scatman Crothers (Virgil "Scattergun" Gibson), Bobby Sherman (Rick), Graham Jarvis (Waldo Linden), Vernee Watson (Stephanie Hayden), Priscilla Barnes (Jeanette Arnold), Marianne Marks (Teresa Chen), Maria O'Brien (Rita Almarez).
A beauty contest on board ship divides a young couple; a proud black woman is offended by the Uncle Tomfoolery of another passenger; a muckraking reporter falls for a disgraced Congressman.

[NBC 9:00] Movie: Doc Savage: The Man Of Bronze (1975)
W: Joe Morheim, George Pal   D: Michael Anderson

With Ron Ely, Paul Gleason, William Lucking, Eldon Quick, Michael Miller, Darrell Zwerling, Pamela Hensley.
Doc and the Amazing Five battle Captain Seas and "the green death" for control of a fabulous resource.

[CBS 9:30] Maude [Reg]: Musical '78
Season 6, episode 14
W: Bill Davenport, Arthur Julian   D: Hal Cooper

With Georgi Irene (Baby Sally), Terry Kiser (Reggie Warshaw), Marilyn Borden (Monica), Rosalyn Borden (Shirley).
Everyone gets into the act when Maude recruits her family and friends to sing and dance for a questionable charity telethon.

[CBS 10:00] Kojak [Reg]: Chain Of Custody
Season 5, episode 15
W: Chester Krumholz   D: Russ Mayberry

With Jack Hogan (Tom Turner), Fred Carney (Judge Cleary), Jack Somack (Charlie Gerson), Frank Pesce (Jerry Gerson), Madison Arnold (Joe Hennessey), Paul Sorenson (Frank Hennessey), Allan Rich (Judge Miller), Phyllis Glick (Asst. D.A. Lakos).
Kojak is suspended when he allows his anger at a D.A., for letting a known killer escape conviction through incompetency, get out of hand.

[ABC 10:00] Fantasy Island [Reg]: Escape / Cinderella Girls
Season 1, episode 1
W: Steve Fisher, Michael Fisher   D: Don Weis

With Georgia Engel (Maxine Bender), John Saxon (Dr. Roger Sullivan), Diana Canova (Ann Dowd), Bert Convy (Gregory Udall), Reggie Nalder (Prison Commandant), Robert Clary (Ipsy Dauphin), Alan Sues (Andre Massoon), Lisa Richards (Kathy Udall), Howard Caine (Count Rudolph), William Beckley (Ian), Bernie Kuby (Harmon), Peter Mamakos (Sergeant).
An escape artist seeks the ultimate challenge; two plain girls want to sample the jet-setter's life.

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