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Saturday August 12, 1978
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Prime-time network TV listings for Saturday August 12, 1978:

8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Bob Newhart Show: Over The River And Through The Woods (R) Baby I'm Back: You Bet Your Wife (R) Movie: The Girl Called Hatter Fox (1977)
ABC Family (R) The Love Boat: The Business of Love / Crash Diet Crisis / I'll Never Fall In Love Again (R) Fantasy Island: The Funny Girl / Butch And Sundance (R)
NBC The Bionic Woman: The Martians Are Coming, The Martians Are Coming (R) Movie: The Golden Heist (1975)

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] The Bob Newhart Show [Reg]: Over The River And Through The Woods
Season 4, episode 11
W: Bruce Kane   D: James Burrows

With Dave Himes (Delivery Boy), Janet Meshad (Elaine).
It's a stag Thanksgiving for Bob when Emily flies off to join a family reunion, leaving Bob to cook a bird for all his male buddies.

(Repeat program, originally aired 11/22/1975)

[ABC 8:00] Family [Reg]
After accepting an ID bracelet from her boyfriend, Buddy is embarrassed by her peers, who read more into the relationship than there actually is.

(Repeat program)

[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.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/28/1978)

[CBS 8:30] Baby I'm Back [Reg]: You Bet Your Wife
Season 1, episode 8
W: George Geiger, April Kelly   D: Mark Warren

With Alaina Reed-Hall (Jackie).
Olivia disguises herself as a sensual French temptress to win a wager from Ray Ellis by proving that Col. Dickey's moral integrity is more than skin deep.

(Repeat program, originally aired 3/20/1978)

[CBS 9:00] Movie: The Girl Called Hatter Fox (1977)
W: Darryl Ponicsan   D: George Schaefer

With Ronny Cox, Conchata Ferrell, Joannelle Romero, John Durren, S. John Launer, Donald Hotten.
A doctor attempts to aid an Indian girl caught up in a clash between her heritage and the white man's ways.

[ABC 9:00] The Love Boat [Reg]: The Business of Love / Crash Diet Crisis / I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Season 1, episode 23

With Caren Kaye (Jill Williams), Jessica Walter (Gail Matthews), Christopher George (Bill Wainwright), Jack Carter (Ray Foster), Jayne Meadows (Myrna Foster), Rose Marie (Mrs. Price), Morey Amsterdam (Mr. Price), Annette Funicello (Roberta Roberts), Michael Callan (Nate Jordan), Patti Clifton (Dolly).
A reformed prostitute causes trouble between a one-time customer and his wife; Captain Stubing re-encounters an old flame; a fun-loving older couple help bring two lovers back together.

(Repeat program, originally aired 5/13/1978)

[NBC 9:00] Movie: The Golden Heist (1975)
W: Stephen Schneck, Judd Bernard   D: Peter Duffell

With Telly Savalas, Robert Culp, James Mason, Aldo Ray.
Thirty years after World War II, a team of ex-GIs and ex-German soldiers goes behind the Iron Curtain to retrieve hidden Nazi loot located in Soviet-occupied East Germany, and only known to a Nazi war criminal who's locked up in a military prison.

[ABC 10:00] Fantasy Island [Reg]: The Funny Girl / Butch And Sundance
Season 1, episode 7
W: Ron Friedman, James Schmerer   D: Cliff Bole

With Dennis Cole (Dr. Lloyd Hopper), James MacArthur (Alex Farelli), Marcia Strassman (Kay Penny), Christopher Connelly (Bill Cummings), William Smith (Wyatt Earp), Philip Boyer (Pip), Edward Andrews (Donny), Lurene Tuttle (Mary Emery), Henry Jones (Bank Teller), Robert F. Hoy (Sam), Raymond Singer (Larry), Olan Soule (Proprietor), Hope Olson (Sheba), Stanley Ralph Ross (Colton), George Tracy (Hog Caller), Steve Chambers (Curley), Jim Burk (Bart).
A life of comedy sends a famous comedienne in search of her dream of a normal life; two young men long to lead the infamous Hole in the Wall Gang.

(Repeat program, originally aired 3/18/1978)

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