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Thursday January 11, 1979
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Prime-time network TV listings for Thursday January 11, 1979:


8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS The Waltons: The Obstacle Barnaby Jones: Echo Of A Distant Battle
ABC Mork & Mindy: Mork And The Immigrant What's Happening: Making Out Barney Miller: Voice Analyzer Soap: Episode 40 Family: Exits And Entrances
NBC Mark Twain's America: Tom Edison: Lightning Slinger Quincy, M.E.: House Of No Return China: A Class By Itself
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[CBS 8:00] The Waltons [Reg]: The Obstacle
Season 7, episode 14
W: Curtis Dwight   D: William H. Bushnell

With Dennis Redfield (Mike Paxton), Lewis Arquette (J.D. Pickett).
John-Boy's paralyzed friend is taken in by the family, who try to persuade him to start a new life for himself.

[ABC 8:00] Mork & Mindy [Reg]: Mork And The Immigrant
Season 1, episode 13
W: David O'Malley, April Kelly   D: Howard Storm

With Tim Thomerson (Sergei), Ned Wertimer (Clerk).
Mork befriends a Russian immigrant, an "alien" whom he assumes is an extraterrestrial being like himself.

[NBC 8:00] Mark Twain's America: Tom Edison: Lightning Slinger [special]
David Huffman portrays the American genius who invented the light bulb. Walker Edmiston hosts as Mark Twain.

[ABC 8:30] What's Happening [Reg]: Making Out
Season 3, episode 11
W: Joanne Pagliaro   D: Mark Warren

With Ronalda Douglas (April), Candy Brown Houston (Cindy).
Raj and Rerun swap girlfriends in search of the elusive and coveted title of "ladies man".

[CBS 9:00] Barnaby Jones [Reg]: Echo Of A Distant Battle
Season 7, episode 14
W: Gerald Sanford   D: Walter Grauman

With Laurence Luckinbill (Elliot Rexford/Lt. Damon Maxwell), Margie Impert (Adrienne Rexford), Andrew Robinson (Robert Curtis), Larry Bishop (Harley Jessup/Lee Henderson), Jim McMullan (Major Scott), Char Fontane (Candy Harper), Lloyd Gough (Felix Warner), Mark Metcalf (Ted Parker), James Blendick (Hal Coburn), Ken Lynch (Building Manager), Louis Guss (Pop), Niles McMaster (Neil Owens), Cindy Daly (Liz).
Barnaby discovers a bizarre wartime robbery while investigating an Army captain's desertion, and winds up being charged with manslaughter.

[ABC 9:00] Barney Miller [Reg]: Voice Analyzer
Season 5, episode 13
W: James Bonnet, Rheinhold Weege   D: Noam Pitlik

With George Murdock (Lt. Scanlon), Philip Roth (Mr. Sanders), Allan Rich (Mr. Ramsen), Barry Pearl (Mario Pellegrini).
Reports of police corruption cause Barney and his men to be investigated by the Internal Affairs Division.

[NBC 9:00] Quincy, M.E. [Reg]: House Of No Return
Season 4, episode 12
W: Aubrey Solomon, Steve Greenberg, Deborah Klugman   D: Harvey Laidman

With James McEachin (Dr. Maxwell), Joseph Ruskin (Rawlings), Alex Henteloff (Bill Carruthers), David Hooks (Dr. Morris), Hank Brandt (Herb Saunders), Virginia Capers (Emily Barlow), Herbie Faye (Rocco), Blake Marion (Hal Benson), Bob Minor (Dick Alcott), Art Aragon (Maxie).
Quincy goes undercover at a mental institution to investigate murder and patient-abuse charges.

[ABC 9:30] Soap [Reg]: Episode 40
Season 2, episode 15
W: Stu Silver, Susan Harris   D: Jay Sandrich

With John Byner (Detective Donahue), Peggy Pope (Mrs. David), Charles Hallahan (Lance).
Sally tells Mary that Burt has been cheating on both of them; Jodie makes one last attempt to marry Carol.

[ABC 10:00] Family [Reg]: Exits And Entrances
Season 4, episode 10
W: Emily Shoemaker, Carolyn See, Jackie Joseph   D: Gwen Arner

With Rachel Roberts (Angela Brown), Claudia Wells (Barbara Collins), Joe Bennett (Julian).
A childhood friend of Buddy's mother tries to lure Buddy into a career on the stage.

[NBC 10:00] China: A Class By Itself
In this documentary filmed in China, Jack Reynolds reports on how the Chinese are preparing their younger generation for turning their country into a superpower.


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