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Wednesday November 19, 1980
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Prime-time network TV listings for Wednesday November 19, 1980:

8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS Enos: Uncle Jesse's Visit Movie: Homeward Bound (1980)
ABC Eight Is Enough: Generations Taxi: Louie's Rival Soap: Episode 71 Vega$: Sudden Death
NBC Real People Diff'rent Strokes: Small Claims Court The Facts Of Life: The New Girl (1) Quincy, M.E.: Last Day, First Day

Program details:

[CBS 8:00] Enos [Reg]: Uncle Jesse's Visit
Season 1, episode 2
W: Gy Waldron   D: Rod Amateau

With Denver Pyle (Uncle Jesse Duke), Michelle Pfeiffer (Joy).
Uncle Jesse comes to visit Enos to see how he is doing in his new job.

[ABC 8:00] Eight Is Enough [Reg]: Generations
Season 5, episode 4
W: Karen Hall, Michael Marks, Steven Hensley, J. Miyoko Hensley   D: Harry Harris

With James Karen (Elliott Randolph), Robert F. Simon (Grandpa Wells), Joan Tompkins (Grandma Wells), Stanley Brock (Lance Merlow), John Gibson (Chris), Laurence Lau (Larry).
The father of Tom's first wife rejects Abby as a replacement for his daughter; Susan moves back into the family home with her daughter; Tommy gets a job in a male strip club.

[NBC 8:00] Real People
A profile of a 50-year-old Michigan woman who lives in a tepee; a report on a California man who trains cats to serve as watchdogs; a visit to a school for vacuum cleaner salesmen.

[CBS 9:00] Movie: Homeward Bound (1980)
W: Burt Prelutsky   D: Richard Michaels

With David Soul, Barnard Hughes, Moosie Drier, Jeff Corey, Carmen Zapata, Lynne Marta, Jim Antonio, Titos Vandis, Judith Penrod.
A terminally ill teenager and his divorced father spend the boy's last summer with his estranged grandfather, and all three grow close.

[ABC 9:00] Taxi [Reg]: Louie's Rival
Season 3, episode 1
W: Ken Estin   D: James Burrows

With Rhea Perlman (Zena Sherman), Richard Minchenberg (Dwight), Tom Castronova (Tommy).
Louie goes off the deep end when Zena breaks up with him to pursue a relationship with a bartender at Mario's.

[NBC 9:00] Diff'rent Strokes [Reg]: Small Claims Court
Season 3, episode 2
W: Ed Jurist, Gordon Mitchell, Hugh Wedlock, Ben Gershman   D: Gerren Keith

With Paul Kent (Judge Briggs), Milt Kogan (Mr. Haskell), Leonard Bremen (Mr. Newhouse), Julia Calderon (Mrs. Spangler), Shirley Neal (Clerk).
Arnold has his day in court when an unfortunate "train" of events puts him at odds with a less than understanding merchant.

[ABC 9:30] Soap [Reg]: Episode 71
Season 4, episode 2
W: Dick Clair, Jenna McMahon, Susan Harris, Stu Silver   D: J.D. Lobue

With Allan Miller (Dr. Alan Posner), Lynne Moody (Polly Dawson), Eugene Roche (E. Ronald Mallu), Granville Van Dusen (Dr. Hill).
Corinne bids goodbye to her mother; Polly turns down Danny's marriage proposal; Burt refuses to knuckle under to Tibbs; Mary returns home with baby Scott, while Jodie finds that his daughter Wendy has been kidnapped.

[NBC 9:30] The Facts Of Life [Reg]: The New Girl (1)
Season 2, episode 1
W: Jerry Mayer   D: Bob Claver

With Gary Coleman (Arnold Jackson), Peter Fox (Officer Shuler), Reb Brown (I.D. Checker).
Mrs. Garrett comes to the rescue when a joyride in a stolen van ends at the police station for some of the girls.

[ABC 10:00] Vega$ [Reg]: Sudden Death
Season 3, episode 3
W: Bill Stratton   D: Gabrielle Beaumont

With Gary Lockwood (Dr. Edward St. John), Stepfanie Kramer (Cathy), Jill St. John (Mavis Graham), Vito Scotti (Valeria Viceria), Barbara Baldwin (Susan Kline), Robert Tessier (Sawyer), Ian Abercrombie (Cashmir), Don Sawyer (Klein).
After killing a burglar in self-defense, guilt compels Dan to look into the young victim's background. He uncovers a mystery involving a fortune in diamonds and a crooked district attorney.

[NBC 10:00] Quincy, M.E. [Reg]: Last Day, First Day
Season 6, episode 3
W: Preston Wood   D: Leslie H. Martinson

With Jimmy Sturtevant (Joey Rainier), Barry Cahill (Don), Sylvia Walden (Mrs. Tealy), Maria O'Brien (Ethel Rainier), Bill Beyers (Tony Moore), Will Kuluva (Rabbi Lochman), Sarah Rush (Dr. Harriet Bowlin), Harry Townes (Dr. Gil Moore).
Quincy becomes concerned when a medical student accuses a veteran staff doctor of covering up the causes of a homicide while doing an autopsy.

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