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Table of contents :
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Comedy Programs
2 Drama and Adventure Programs
3 Westerns
4 Science Fiction Programs
5 Anthology Programs
6 Children’s Programs
7 Soap Operas
8 Talk and Variety Programs
9 Game and Quiz Shows
10 Court Programs
Appendix A: Themes through the Years
Appendix B: Commercial Releases
Actor Index
Composer Index
Vocalist Index
About the Author
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Television Introductions Narrated TV Program Openings since 1949 Vincent Terrace

THE SCARECROW PRESS, INC. Lanham • Boulder • New York • Toronto • Plymouth, UK 2014

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Published by Scarecrow Press, Inc. A wholly owned subsidiary of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 4501 Forbes Boulevard, Suite 200, Lanham, Maryland 20706 www.rowman.com 10 Thornbury Road, Plymouth PL6 7PP, United Kingdom Copyright © 2014 by Scarecrow Press All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission from the publisher, except by a reviewer who may quote passages in a review. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Information Available Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Terrace, Vincent, 1948– Television introductions : narrated TV program openings since 1949 / Vincent Terrace. pages cm Includes index. ISBN 978-0-8108-9249-1 (cloth : alk. paper) — ISBN 978-0-8108-9250-7 (ebook) 1. Television programs—United States—Catalogs. 2. Prologues and epilogues. I. Title. PN1992.3.U5T468 2014 791.45'75—dc23 2013022766

™ The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for Information Sciences—Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials, ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992. Printed in the United States of America.

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Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction

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Comedy Programs

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Drama and Adventure Programs

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Westerns

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Science Fiction Programs

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Anthology Programs

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Children’s Programs

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Soap Operas

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Talk and Variety Programs

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Game and Quiz Shows

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10 Court Programs

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Appendix A: Themes through the Years

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Appendix B: Commercial Releases

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Actor Index

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Composer Index

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Vocalist Index

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About the Author

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Acknowledgments

The author would like to thank David Schwartz (for supplying the announcer credits that appear), James Robert Parish, and Bob Leszczak for their help in making this book possible.

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“An innocent victim of blind justice, falsely convicted for the murder of his wife.” “A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty ‘Hi-yo, Silver.’” “And who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and the American Way.” Those segments from the openings to The Fugitive, The Lone Ranger, and The Adventures of Superman reflect a time in television’s past when an announcer or narrator was used to open the weekly episode of a TV series. The tradition adapted from radio, thrived during the 1950s and early 1960s, but gradually gave way to music only or theme vocal introductions. The custom has not totally vanished; the format can still be heard on such 2013 series as Arrow, Beauty and the Beast, and Person of Interest. But what about those programs before 2013 and all those openings that introduced viewers to their favorite TV series? Some can still be sampled today in reruns but most have long disappeared from the airwaves. Many of those shows now exist only in the hands of collectors, and others, unfortunately, either no longer exist or have been placed in some storage area and forgotten. This book is geared to provide, in printed form, the program openings that were once a prevalent aspect of television fare. Creating such a book is not an easy task as you cannot just turn on your TV and transcribe what you need. Through my own collection of TV programs and those of collector friends, it was possible to acquire the material needed. What resulted is contained herein: the spoken openings to more than 900 series. The programs have been divided into alphabetically arranged chapters by genre to make finding a specific program type easy. Where possible, the original sponsor tags (pitches) have also been included, as these were as much a part of early television as the programs on which they appeared (many are no longer produced—for example, Glim dishwashing detergent, Ipana toothpaste, Duz detergent, Sugar Jets cereal, and Polaroid instant cameras). Entries also contain a brief story line, the principal cast, and network and broadcast years. Coverage in this volume includes the series broadcast on ABC, CBS, CW, DuMont, Fox, NBC, PAX, Syndication, Syfy, UPN, USA, TNT, and WB. Reality vii

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programs and news shows are excluded. In cases where openings changed from season to season (or sponsor to sponsor), the various openings are provided (e.g., The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Charlie’s Angels, The Twilight Zone). In addition to a performer and composer index, Appendix A presents a listing of over 1,100 theme song credits, while Appendix B covers the commercial releases (LP, CD, DVD, and VHS) of the programs encompassed within chapters 1 through 10. It is not only the first (and only) book to detail the spoken openings of U.S. television series, but it is also the first to present the most extensive listing of theme song credits for American TV series from 1949 to 2013.

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THE ADVENTURES OF HIRAM HOLLIDAY (NBC, 1956–1957) Mild-mannered New York Chronicle newspaper correspondent Hiram Holliday’s adventures as he reports from various cities around the world. Cast: Wally Cox (Hiram Holliday), Ainslie Pryor (Joel Smith). Theme: “Hiram Holliday” by Raoul Kraushaar. OPENING Announcer: Instant Sanka Coffee, the hearty coffee that you can drink as strong as you like—it still can’t upset your nerves, presents The Adventures of Hiram Holliday, based on stories by Paul Gallico and starring Wally Cox as world traveler Hiram Holliday with Ainslie Pryor as Joel Smith [his traveling companion]. THE ADVENTURES OF OZZIE AND HARRIET (ABC, 1952–1966) Incidents in the real-life family of parents Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and their sons, David and Ricky Nelson (all of whom portray themselves). There are numerous program openings, all of which introduce the individual family members. Kodak, Aunt Jemima, Coca-Cola, Hotpoint, and Your Gas Company were recurring sponsors (the openings listed reflect these and nonsponsored network and syndicated introductions). Cast: Ozzie Nelson (as himself), Harriet Nelson (as herself), David Nelson (as himself), Ricky Nelson (as himself), Don DeFore (Thorney). SPONSORED OPENINGS Aunt Jemima Chorus: Aunt Jemima . . . Announcer: Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix presents . . . Chorus: The Nelsons . . . Ozzie . . . Harriet . . . David . . . and Ricky . . .

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Announcer: And now, Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix presents America’s favorite family comedy, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, starring the entire Nelson family with Don DeFore as their neighbor, Thorney. Coca-Cola Announcer: The Coca-Cola company proudly presents the most famous family in America—Ozzie, Harriet, David, and Ricky—the Nelson family. Visual: Singer Anita Bryant with the Brothers 4 (vocal quartet). Anita: When things have gotten very dull and slow. . . Brothers 4: Here’s a darn good way to make ’em go away. . . Chorus: Only Coca-Cola gives you that refreshing new feeling. Announcer: Yes, Coca-Cola refreshes you best. Ice-cold Coca-Cola gives you that lively lift that puts a lot more zing in living . . . And now the CocaCola Company invites you to enjoy The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Kodak Announcer: The Eastman Kodak Company is happy to bring you America’s most famous family, the Nelsons . . . Ozzie . . . Harriet . . . David . . . and Ricky. Like most of us, they like to save the fun they have together in snapshots and of course in their own home movies . . . And what about you? Right now is the perfect time to start making your family movie stars because now your Kodak dealer is featuring new low prices on all Brownie movie cameras . . . So why not this week make your family movie stars? And now, Kodak invites you to enjoy The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. The Quaker Oats Company Announcer: The Quaker Oats Company, makers of fine foods for the whole family, presents America’s favorite family, the Nelsons—Ozzie, Harriet, David, and Ricky. And now Quaker Oats invites you to enjoy The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Your Gas Company Announcer: Here they are, America’s favorite family, the Nelsons. Tonight’s Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet is brought to you by Your Gas Company with pipeline companies, gas appliances, and equipment manufacturers who help your family live modern for less with gas. Hotpoint Appliances Announcer: The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet starring America’s favorite family, the Nelsons. Tonight, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet is presented by your friendly neighborhood Hotpoint appliance dealer. Happy Hotpoint (Mary Tyler Moore): Ozzie . . . Harriet . . . David . . . and Ricky. I’m Happy Hotpoint. You ought to see the new Hotpoint allelectric kitchens. Your Hotpoint dealer will be glad to show them to you. Believe me, every day is a holiday with Hotpoint. Announcer: And now, your Hotpoint dealers invite you to spend the next half-hour with America’s favorite family, the Nelsons. NONSPONSORED OPENINGS Used for both network and syndicated off-network repeats. Announcer: The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet starring the entire Nelson family. Here’s Ozzie . . . Here’s Harriet . . . Here’s David . . . and Here’s Ricky. Here they are, all together, America’s favorite family, the Nelsons.

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Announcer: The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet starring the entire Nelson family—Ozzie, Harriet, David, and Ricky. Here’s Ozzie, who plays the part of Ozzie Nelson; and of course, his lovely wife, Harriet, as Harriet Nelson. The older of the Nelson boys, David, appears as David Nelson and his younger brother Ricky is played by Ricky Nelson. Note: When other family members appeared (David’s wife, June, and/or Ricky’s wife, Kris) the opening changed slightly: Announcer: The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet starring the entire Nelson Family. Here’s Ozzie . . . Here’s Harriet . . . Here’s David . . . Here’s Ricky . . . and also starring in tonight’s episode is Kris [or June; or Kris and June depending on the episode]. Here they are, America’s favorite family, the Nelsons. THE ALDRICH FAMILY (NBC, 1949–1953) Adaptation of the radio series about Henry Aldrich, a misadventure-prone teenager living in the town of Centerville with his parents (Sam and Alice) and his sister, Mary. Cast: Robert Casey, Richard Tyler, Henry Girard, Kenneth Nelson, Bobby Ellis (Henry Aldrich), House Jameson (Sam Aldrich), Lois Wilson, Nancy Carroll, Jean Muir (Alice Aldrich), Charita Bauer, Mary Malone, June Dayton (Mary Aldrich), Jackie Kelk, Robert Barry, Jackie Grimes (Homer Brown). Theme: “All the World’s a Wonderland” by Jack Miller. TYPICAL OPENING Mother (yelling): Henry! Henry Aldrich! Henry: Coming, Mother. Chorus: J-E-L-L-O. Oh, the big red letters stand for the Jell-O family . . . Announcer: Jell-O, America’s favorite gelatin desert, now in five great flavors, present The Aldrich Family, based on characters created by Clifford Smith and starring Robert Casey as Henry with House Jameson and Lois Wilson as his parents and Jackie Kelk as Homer. AMERICA 2-NIGHT (Syndicated, 1978) Talk show spoof wherein Barth Gimble hosts America 2-Night on U.B.S. (United Broadcasting System—The Network That Puts U before the B.S) and presents interviews with well-known celebrities as well as the most grotesque people imaginable. Cast: Martin Mull (Barth Gimble), Fred Willard (Jerry Hubbard), Frank DeVol (Happy Kyne), Ken Mars (William W. B. “Bud” Prize). OPENING Jerry Hubbard: Tonight, almost live, it’s America 2-Night, thirty minutes of TV on the U.B.S. Network, located on the U.B.S. Broadcasting Mall in Alta Coma, California, the unfinished furniture capital of the world, with W. B. “Bud” Prize. We’ll hear a special treat from Dinah Shore, who’s not here; Edith Bush, who does not want it to be known she is a Japanese spy; Miss Brenda and her entire school of charm; and, if I’m not

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mistaken, there may be a surprise celebrity in our audience. With the music of Happy Kyne and the Mirth Makers. And me, I’m Jerry Hubbard. Hi, everybody. And now here’s your host and mine, Mr. Barth Gimble. THE AMOS ‘N’ ANDY SHOW (CBS, 1951–1953) Three African American men—Amos (a cab driver), Andrew (his dimwitted partner in the Fresh Air Taxi Cab Company of America), and Kingfish (a con artist)—attempt to cope with life in New York’s Harlem. Cast: Alvin Childress (Amos Jones), Spencer Williams Jr. (Andrew H. Brown), Tim Moore (George “Kingfish” Stevens), Ernestine Wade (Sapphire), Amanda Randolph (Mama). Theme: “Angel’s Serenade” by Gaetano Braga. Performed by the Jeff Alexander Orchestra and Chorus. The radio version, on which the series is based, uses “The Perfect Song” by Clarence Lucas and Joseph Briel as its theme. OPENING Narrator: Out of the library of American folklore, those treasure stories such as “Huck Finn,” “Paul Bunyan,” and “Rip Van Winkle” come the warm and lovable tales of “Amos and Andy.” Presented by the Blatz Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on behalf of Blatz dealers everywhere. And now enjoy Blatz, America’s favorite beer. Note: For syndication purposes, the above narration and sponsor tag were dropped and replaced by a musical version over an artist’s rendition of the Manhattan skyline. Some of the DVD releases of the series contain both the original network version as well as the syndicated version. THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW (CBS, 1960–1968) Sheriff Andy Taylor and his deputy, Barney Fife, uphold the law in the virtually crime-free town of Mayberry, North Carolina. Cast: Andy Griffith (Andy Taylor), Don Knotts (Barney Fife), Ron Howard (Opie Taylor), Frances Bavier (Aunt Bee). Theme: “The Fishin’ Hole,” composed by Earle Hagen, who also does the whistling, and Herbert Spencer. OPENING Announcer: The Andy Griffith Show . . . Starring Andy Griffith . . . with Ronny Howard. Also starring Don Knotts. Brought to you by Post, the cereals that start your day off a little bit better. Post. ANGEL (CBS, 1960) A French girl (Angel) attempts to adjust to the American way of life after marrying architect John Smith and moving to Los Angeles. Cast: Annie Farge (Angel Smith), Marshall Thompson (John Smith), Doris Singleton (Susie), Don Keefer (George). Theme: “Angel” by Eliot Daniel and Jess Oppenheimer

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TYPICAL OPENING (sponsors vary with each episode) Announcer: Angel . . . starring Annie Farge . . . and Marshall Thompson . . . Created by Jess Oppenheimer. Brought to you by Johnson’s Wax, makers of Raid House and Garden Bug Killer. Raid hunts bugs down like radar and kills them dead. THE ANN SOTHERN SHOW (CBS, 1958–1961) Events in the life of Katy O’Connor, assistant manager of the Bartley House Hotel in Manhattan. Cast: Ann Sothern (Katy O’Connor), Ann Tyrrell (Olive Smith), Don Porter (Jason Devery). Theme: “The Ann Sothern Show Theme” by Leith Stevens (1958–1959); “Katy” by Bonnie Lake and Ann Sothern (1959–1961). OPENING Announcer: And now, The Ann Sothern Show . . . Starring Ann Sothern . . . Presented by Post, P-O-S-T, Post, the cereals that just happen to be a little bit better. [Nonsponsored openings are musical theme only]. APPLE PIE (ABC, 1978) Kansas City during the Great Depression provides the setting for a look at a notso-typical family—a family acquired by a lonely woman (Ginger-Nell) through a newspaper ad: a beautiful daughter (Anna Marie), a son (Junior), a blind grandfather (Grandpa), and a bank robber-on-the-run husband (Fast Eddie). Cast: Rue McClanahan (Ginger-Nell Hollyhock), Dabney Coleman (Fast Eddie Barnes), Jack Gilford (Grandpa), Caitlin O’Heaney (Anna Marie), Derrel Maury (Junior). OPENING Ginger-Nell: March the fourth, nineteen thirty and three. Mercy, what times these are. Nobody in this whole country has enough money to buy dirt. Luckily, we live here in Kansas City, Kansas, where there’s plenty of dirt for free. Just everything else we can’t afford. ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (Fox, 2003–2006, 2013) Michael Bluth, the only normal member of a dysfunctional family, struggles to keep the family business (Bluth Enterprises) afloat, while trying to retain his own sanity. Cast: Jason Bateman (Michael Bluth), Portia de Rossi (Lindsay Funke), Jeffrey Tambor (George Bluth), Jessica Walter (Lucille Bluth), David Cross (Tobias Fünke), Tony Hale (Buster Bluth), Will Arnett (George Oscar Bluth), Michael Cera (George-Michael Bluth).

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OPENING Announcer (Ron Howard): Now a story of a wealthy family who lost everything and of one son who had no choice but to keep them all together. BACHELOR FATHER (CBS/NBC/ABC, 1957–1962) Bachelor Bentley Gregg struggles to readjust his life to accommodate his thirteenyear-old niece, Kelly, when he becomes her guardian after her parents’ death. Cast: John Forsythe (Bentley Gregg), Noreen Corcoran (Kelly Gregg), Sammee Tong (Peter Tong). Themes: “The Bachelor Father Serenade” (by Dave Kahn and Melvyn Lenard), “Bentley’s Theme” (by Conrad Salinger), and “The Bachelor Father Theme” (by John Williams). TYPICAL SPONSORED OPENING Announcer: Bachelor Father . . . Starring John Forsythe . . . Noreen Corcoran . . . and Sammee Tong. Brought to you by the cigarette with the remarkable dual filter—dual-filter Tarryton. Tarryton delivers the flavor and the dual filter does it. John Forsythe: Tonight our sponsor is dual-filter Tarryton. Whenever you take time out for a smoke, try these [visual of regular Tarryton] on for size, dual-filter Tarryton. NONSPONSORED OPENING These vary from a full cast announcement (like below) to only John Forsythe receiving verbal credit to a music only theme. The visuals also vary—from two different animated openings to several live action introductions. Announcer: It’s Bachelor Father . . . starring John Forsythe . . . Noreen Corcoran . . . and Sammee Tong. Announcer: Bachelor Father . . . starring John Forsythe as Bentley Gregg, the bachelor father to his niece Kelly, played by Noreen Corcoran. And also starring as Peter, Sammee Tong. THE BAILEYS OF BALBOA (CBS, 1964–1965) Society clash as a lower-class boat captain and the commodore of the Balboa Yachting Club struggle to live together as neighbors. Cast: Paul Ford (Sam Bailey), John Dehner (Cecil Wyntoon), Les Brown Jr. (Jim Bailey), Sterling Holloway (Buck Singleton), Clint Howard (Stanley). Theme: “The Baileys of Balboa” by Harry Geller. OPENING Announcer: Paul Ford as Sam Bailey . . . Starring in The Baileys of Balboa . . . John Dehner as Commodore Wyntoon . . . Sterling Holloway as Buck . . . with Les Brown Jr. and Clint Howard.

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THE BETTY HUTTON SHOW (CBS, 1959–1960) A manicurist (Goldie) becomes the guardian to three children (Patricia, Nicky, and Roy) after the death of their father. Cast: Betty Hutton (Goldie Appleby), Gigi Perreau (Patricia Strickland), Richard Miles (Nicky Strickland), Dennis Joel (Roy Strickland). Theme: “Goldie” by Jerry Fielding. OPENING Announcer: The Betty Hutton Show . . . Starring Betty Hutton as Goldie . . . Brought to you by Post, the cereals that happen to be just a little bit better. THE BEULAH SHOW (CBS, 1950–1953) Adaptation of the radio series about Beulah, the African American maid to the Henderson family. Cast: Ethel Waters, Hattie McDaniel, Louise Beavers (Beulah), William Post Jr., David Bruce (Harry Henderson), Ginger Jones, Jane Frazee (Alice Henderson), Clifford Sales, Stuffy Singer (Donnie Henderson), Butterfly McQueen (Oriole). OPENING Existing episodes appear to be only from the off-network syndicated version of the series (which deletes most of the announcer’s opening words, including a sponsor tag). Each episode has a comment by Beulah before the story begins; three examples are listed. Announcer: The Beulah Show. Beulah: Everybody says I’m a girl who knows all the answers. The only problem, nobody ever asks me the questions. Announcer: The Beulah Show. Beulah: Don’t let nobody tell you I’m in the market for a husband. Of course I would be, but they don’t sell husbands in the market. Announcer: The Beulah Show. Beulah: If marriages are made in heaven, my guardian angel has sure been loafin’ on the job. BILL AND TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURES (Fox, 1992) Teenagers Bill and Ted use the Circuits of Time Phone Booth (overseen by Rufus) to travel through time to learn from the past to help their most excellent future society. Cast: Evan Richards (Bill Preston), Christopher Kennedy (Ted Logan), Rick Overton (Rufus). Theme: “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures” by Nathan Wang.

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OPENING Rufus: This is the future, San Demas, California, 2692, a most excellent society based on the philosophy of Bill and Ted and the music of their band, the Wyld Stallyns. My job is to provide the Two Great Ones with the Circuits of Time Phone Booth, allowing them to travel through time and keeping them on the correct path they must follow to ensure the future of our most excellent society. THE BRIAN KEITH SHOW (NBC, 1973–1974) Father and daughter medical team (Sean and Anne) based in Hawaii treat children at the Jamison Clinic. Originally titled The Little People (1972–1973). Cast: Brian Keith (Sean Jamison), Shelley Fabares (Anne Jamison), Victoria Young (Puni), Roger Bowen (Austin Chaffey), Nancy Kulp (Millar Gruber). Themes: “The Little People” by Jerry Fielding; “The Brian Keith Show Theme” by Artie Butler. OPENING Announcer: Introducing The Brian Keith Show comedy team. In the title role, Brian Keith. Also starring Shelley Fabares as Dr. Anne Jamison . . . Victoria Young as the vivacious office nurse Puni . . . Nancy Kulp as the wealthy landlady and Roger Bowen as the very proper Dr. Austin Chaffey. BRINGING UP BUDDY (CBS, 1960–1961) Investment broker Buddy Flower finds his life complicated by his spinster aunts (Iris and Violet) as they seek to find him a wife. Theme: “The Flower Minuet” by George Tibbles. OPENING Announcer: Bringing Up Buddy . . . Starring Doro Merande as Iris . . . Enid Marley as Violet . . . and Frank Aletter as Buddy. THE CHARMINGS (ABC, 1987–1988) Fairy tale characters Snow White, Prince Charming, and the evil Queen Lillian in the modern world when the queen casts a spell that backfires and they awake after a thousand-year sleep to life in Burbank, California. Cast: Caitlin O’Heaney, Carol Huston (Snow White Charming), Christopher Rich (Prince Eric Charming), Judy Parfitt (Queen Lillian White), Brandon Call (Thomas Charming), Garette Ratliff (Cory Charming), Paul Winfield (voice of Magic Mirror), Cork Hubbert (Luther, the elf). Theme: “Theme from The Charmings” by Jonathan Wolff. OPENING Narrator: Once upon a time there was a vain queen who was so jealous of her beautiful stepdaughter, Snow White, that she poisoned her with an apple.

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But a handsome prince came along and bestowed a kiss. Snow White and Prince Charming threw the wicked stepmother down a bottomless pit and lived happily ever after. But it turns out the pit wasn’t bottomless, just very deep. And now the queen is very mad [seen escaping from the pit] and with a spell so powerful even she couldn’t control it, she put the Charmings to sleep for 1,000 years. She also got herself and a dwarf. They eventually wake up. [Theme music plays and the Charmings are seen in 1980.] DANGER THEATER: THE SEARCHER (Fox, 1993) Motorcycle-riding, self-proclaimed vigilante, the Searcher attempts to help people in trouble. Cast: Diedrich Bader (The Searcher), Robert Vaughan (Host). OPENING Searcher: Someone needs help so they call me. That’s what I do, help people. Trouble. They call me The Searcher. A DATE WITH THE ANGELS (ABC, 1957–1958) Domestic incidents in the lives of a slightly off-center wife (Vickie) and her levelheaded husband (Gus). Cast: Betty White (Vickie Angel), Bill Williams (Gus Angel), Tom Kennedy (scene introductions). Theme: “Got a Date with the Angels” by Jack Waller, Joseph Turnbridge, Clifford Green, and Sonny Miller. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Jack Narz): You have A Date with the Angels starring Betty White with Bill Williams as Gus Angel. Presented by the Plymouth Dealers of America, who proudly sell and service the beautiful new Plymouth for 1957. DEAR PHOEBE (NBC, 1954–1955) UCLA journalism professor (Bill) becomes the advice-to-the-lovelorn columnist (Dear Phoebe) at a newspaper (The Daily Star) where his girlfriend (Mickey) works as the sports reporter. Cast: Peter Lawford (Bill Hastings), Marcia Henderson (Mickey Riley), Charles Lane (Clyde Fosdick). Theme: “Dear Phoebe” by Raoul Kraushaar. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Campbell’s Soup Company, makers of the soups that are mmm-mmm so good, presents Dear Phoebe starring Peter Lawford . . . costarring Marcia Henderson . . . Created and produced by Alex

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Gottlieb . . . Directed by Don Weiss and presented by the Campbell’s Soup Company. DECEMBER BRIDE (CBS, 1954–1959) Events in the life of Lily Ruskin, a sixty-years-young widow living with her married daughter Ruth and her husband, Matt. Cast: Spring Byington (Lily Ruskin), Frances Rafferty (Ruth Henshaw), Dean Miller (Matt Henshaw), Harry Morgan (Peter Porter), Verna Felton (Hilda Crocker). Theme: “December Bride” by Eliot Daniel. OPENING Like so many early sponsored programs, the original themes have been edited for syndication to contain only a musical opening. Below is a network opening taken from an original print. Announcer: And now, Instant Maxwell House Coffee, the amazing coffee discovery with the stars on top [of the lid] presents December Bride, created by Parke Levy and starring Spring Byington . . . Visual: Spring seen in her living room pouring a cup of Maxwell House Coffee . . . Announcer: With Dean Miller . . . Frances Rafferty . . . Harry Morgan, and Verna Felton. In just a moment, December Bride. THE DENNIS O’KEEFE SHOW (CBS, 1959–1960) A widowed newspaper columnist struggles to raise his young son with the help of his housekeeper, Sarge. Cast: Dennis O’Keefe (Hal Towne), Ricky Kelman (Randy), Hope Emerson (Sarge). Theme: “All Around Towne” by Leon Klatzkin. OPENING Announcer: The Dennis O’Keefe Show . . . Starring Dennis O’Keefe in All Around Towne . . . Also starring Hope Emerson . . . with Ricky Kelman, Eloise Hart, and Eddie Ryder . . . Brought to you by Oldsmobile. Oldsmobile on behalf of your local authorized Oldsmobile quality dealers. THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW (CBS, 1961–1966) The mishaps that befall the head writer of The Alan Brady Show, both at work and at home. Cast: Dick Van Dyke (Rob Petrie), Mary Tyler Moore (Laura Petrie), Morey Amsterdam (Buddy Sorrell), Rose Marie (Sally Rogers), Larry Matthews (Richie), Richard Deacon (Mel Cooley), Carl Reiner (Alan Brady). Theme: “Theme from the Dick Van Dyke Show” (a.k.a. “Keep Your Fingers Crossed”) by Earle Hagen.

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OPENING Announcer: The Dick Van Dyke Show . . . starring Dick Van Dyke . . . Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews, and Mary Tyler Moore. DUFFY’S TAVERN (NBC, 1954) The dealings of Archie, a con artist who runs a shabby bar, Duffy’s Tavern, for its never seen owner, Mr. Duffy. Cast: Ed Gardner (Archie), Alan Reed (Clifton Finnegan), Pattee Chapman (Miss Duffy), Jimmy Conlon (Charlie). Theme: “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” by Ernest Ball, George Graff, and Chauncey Olcott. OPENING Announcer: It’s time for Duffy’s Tavern starring Ed Gardner as Archie. Visual: Archie at the bar answering the telephone. Archie: Hello, Duffy’s Tavern, where the elite meet to eat. Archie the manager speaking, Duffy ain’t here. (The episode would then begin to detail one of Archie’s schemes.) EERIE, INDIANA (NBC, 1991–1992) The strange happenings uncovered by two boys (Marshall and Simon) in a town (Eerie) they consider to be the center of all the weirdness on Earth. Cast: Omri Katz (Marshall Teller), Justin Shenkarow (Simon Holmes), Francis Guinan (Edgar Teller), Mary Margaret Humes (Marilyn Teller), Julie Condra (Sydni Teller). Theme: “Eerie, Indiana” by Gary Chang. OPENING Marshall: My name is Marshall Teller. I knew my new hometown was going to be different from where I grew up in New Jersey. But this is ridiculous. Nobody believes me. Eerie, Indiana, is the center of weirdness for the entire universe. Item: Elvis [Presley] lives on my paper route. Item: Big Foot eats out of my trash. Item: Man’s best friend is weird [dog seen doing back flips]. You don’t believe me? You will. EERIE INDIANA: THE OTHER DIMENSION (Fox, 1998) Update of Eerie, Indiana that follows two teens (Mitchell and Stanley) as they gather evidence to prove that Eerie, Indiana, is eerie. Cast: Bill Switzer (Mitchell Taylor), Daniel Clark (Stanley Hope), Lindy Booth (Carrie Taylor), Bruce Hunter (Edward Taylor). OPENING Mitchell: I do solemnly swear that everything I am about to tell you is true. A spill of weirdness from another dimension turned my hometown into

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the center of weirdness for the entire universe. You don’t believe me? Just watch. THE EGG AND I (CBS, 1951–1952) A city couple (Betty and Jim) struggle to make a living as chicken farmers in an upstate New York community. Cast: Patricia Kirkland, Betty Lynn (Betty Blake), John Craven (Jim Blake), Grady Sutton (Jed Simmons), Doris Rich (Ma Kettle), Frank Twedell (Pa Kettle). TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Allyn Edwards): Ivory Flakes, the sheer, safe flakes that keep your lovely clothes looking new and beautify hands that wash dishes, now bring you The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald and starring Betty Lynn as Betty and John Craven as Jim. Today’s episode, “Pa Turns over a New Leaf.” ELVIRA’S MOVIE MACABRE (Syndicated, 1983) Low-budget horror films comically showcased by the sexy, bosom-revealing Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Also known as Elvira’s Midnight Madness. Cast: Cassandra Peterson (Elvira). Theme: “What Can I Do?” by The Black Belles. TYPICAL OPENINGS Each episode has a unique opening introduction. Four examples are listed: Elvira: Hello darlings. It’s me, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the sassy lassie with the classy chassis. Thanks for bringing me into your home. Visual: Elvira standing in a doorway at the end of a spooky-looking hallway. Elvira: Who’s there? Is that you? Come in, darling, I’ve been expecting you. Oh, come in, don’t be afraid, I won’t bite you. You’re bound to have a good time. My name is Elvira. Elvira: Hello again, it’s me, me, me, the Queen of the B’s, who’s always eager to please, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. You know it sure ain’t easy picking the movies to show on Midnight Madness, that’s why I don’t. I figure why bend over backwards for a movie when I can please many more just by bending over forwards. Elvira: It’s me, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, your Hot Horror Honey who’s in it for the money. I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news is I’m gonna show you one of the greatest cheap-o’s and tackiest horror movies of all time—The Night of the Living Dead. The bad news—my redneck family is coming over to watch it with us.

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ETHEL AND ALBERT (NBC/CBS/ABC, 1953–1956) Adaptation of the radio series about incidents in the lives of Ethel and Albert Arbuckle, a married couple living in the small town of Sandy Harbor. Cast: Peg Lynch (Ethel Arbuckle), Alan Bunce (Albert Arbuckle), Margaret Hamilton (Aunt Eva). Theme: “Love Nest” by Louis Hirsch and Otto Harbach. OPENING As can be seen by the opening below, it is mostly a commercial for Sunbeam. Nonsponsored openings are simply a stating of the show’s title and its stars. Announcer (Leo Gordon): Sunbeam, the best electric appliances made presents Ethel and Albert starring Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce. Directed by Walter Hart . . . Written by Peg Lynch . . . and brought to you by Sunbeam, the best electric appliances made. Female Announcer: To make this a merry Christmas, make it a Sunbeam Christmas—give Sunbeam, the best electric appliances made . . . like the famous Sunbeam Mix Master, the only food mixer that does all your mixing easier and better . . . Yes, make this a Sunbeam Christmas—Sunbeam, the best electric appliances made. Announcer: And now, Ethel and Albert. EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND (CBS, 1996–2005) Life with the Barone family: Raymond, sportswriter for New York Newsday, his wife, Debra, his meddlesome parents, Frank and Marie, and his brother, Robert, who feels neglected and believes Everybody Loves Raymond. Cast: Ray Romano (Raymond Barone), Patricia Heaton (Debra Barone), Brad Garrett (Robert Barone), Peter Boyle (Frank Barone), Doris Roberts (Marie Barone), Madelyn Sweetin (Ally Barone). Theme: “The Everybody Loves Raymond Theme Song” by Rick Marotta. OPENING Visual: Raymond standing on the front lawn of his home. As he speaks, his family, situated on a conveyor belt, passes him by. Raymond: Hi. I’m Raymond and I live here on Long Island with my wife, Debra. She’s great with the kids, the house, everything . . . We’ve got a daughter, Ally and twin two-year-old boys . . . My parents live across the street . . . and my brother lives with them. Now, not every family will go by on a conveyor belt for you, but mine would because— Robert: Everybody Loves Raymond. Note: The above opening represents the only consistent version. There are numerous musical openings (with varying visuals) and several brief spoken openings by Raymond that appeared throughout the series run.

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FAMILY AFFAIR (CBS, 1966–1971) Bachelor Bill Davis must reconstruct his life to care for his orphaned nieces (Cissy and Buffy) and nephew (Jody) after the death of their parents in a car accident. Cast: Brian Keith (Bill Davis), Sebastian Cabot (Giles French), Kathy Garver (Cissy Davis), Johnny Whitaker (Jody Davis), Anissa Jones (Buffy Davis). Theme: “Family Affair” by Frank DeVol. OPENING Buffy and Jody: Hi, welcome to our show . . . Announcer: Family Affair . . . Starring Brian Keith . . . And, as Mr. French, Sebastian Cabot. FAMILY TOOLS (ABC, 2013) Jack Shea, a mishap-prone young man, seeks to make his father proud of him by taking over the family fix-it shop business (Mr. Jiffy Fix in the town of Mapleport) and becoming a success. Cast: Kyle Bomheimer (Jack Shea), J. K. Simmons (Tony Shea), Leah Remini (Terry McCormick), Danielle Nicolet (Stitch), Edi Gathegi (Darren). OPENING Jack: I’m a small-town guy who took over his dad’s [Tony] fix-it-business after he decided to retire [heart attack]. My aunt [Terry] takes care of him whether he likes it or not. Now I’m the boss and his assistant [Darren] works for me. His sister (Stitch) likes me, I think. Being in charge is tough, but nothing I can’t handle. FATHER KNOWS BEST (CBS/NBC, 1955–1960) Life with the Anderson family of Springfield: parents Jim and Margaret and their children, Betty, Bud, and Kathy. Cast: Robert Young (Jim Anderson), Jane Wyatt (Margaret Anderson), Elinor Donahue (Betty Anderson), Billy Gray (Bud Anderson), Lauren Chapin (Kathy Anderson). Themes: “Fanfare” (Opening Theme) by Clive Richardson; “Father Knows Best” (Closing Theme) by Irving Friedman and Don Ferris. SEASON 1 OPENING Announcer: Kent, the only cigarette with the micronite filter, Kent Regulars and the new Kent King Size present the story of a man, his home, and his family. Starring Robert Young . . . and Jane Wyatt . . . with Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, and Lauren Chapin in Father Knows Best. SEASON 2 OPENING Announcer: Scott Paper Company takes pleasure in presenting Robert Young and Jane Wyatt . . . with Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, and Lauren Chapin in Father Knows Best.

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SEASON 3 OPENING Announcer: Here are Robert Young and Jane Wyatt as Jim and Margaret Anderson . . . with Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, and Lauren Chapin in Father Knows Best. Brought to you by Scotties facial tissue, Soft-Kins paper napkins, and Scott Towels, all fine products of the Scott Paper Company. SEASON 4 OPENING Announcer: Here are Robert Young and Jane Wyatt with Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, and Lauren Chapin in Father Knows Best, brought to you by Scott Paper Company, makers of Scott Tissues, the tissues with soft strength. Scott Paper, creators of today’s finest paper products for you and your family. SEASON 5 OPENING Announcer: Here are Robert Young and Jane Wyatt with Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, and Lauren Chapin in Father Knows Best. Brought to you by new Super Rinse All, the leading control suds detergent for automatic dishwashers, and Lux Liquid, the fast, easy way to make dishes dishappear. SEASON 6 OPENING Announcer: Here are Robert Young and Jane Wyatt . . . with Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, and Lauren Chapin in Father Knows Best. Brought to you by Ipana toothpaste, now with germ-killing hexacholorophine, and by Scott, for happy, healthy homes. Scott products all through the house. NONSPONSORED OPENING Like the sponsored openings, which have several different visuals introducing the family, the nonsponsored and syndicated openings use various openings for family introductions as the announcer speaks. Announcer: Here are Robert Young and Jane Wyatt . . . with Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, and Lauren Chapin in Father Knows Best. FIBBER MCGEE AND MOLLY (NBC, 1959–1960) Adaptation of the radio series about the world’s greatest liar and his tolerant wife. Cast: Bob Sweeney (Fibber McGee), Cathy Lewis (Molly). Theme: “Fibber McGee and Molly” by Raoul Kraushaar. OPENING Announcer: NBC presents Fibber McGee and Molly . . . starring Bob Sweeney as Fibber and Cathy Lewis as Molly. THE GALE STORM SHOW [OH, SUSANNA] (CBS, 1956–1959; ABC, 1959–1960) Susanna Pomeroy finds romance and mishaps as the social director of the luxury liner SS Ocean Queen.

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Cast: Gale Storm (Susanna Pomeroy), ZaSu Pitts (Esmeralda “Nugey” Nugent), Roy Roberts (Captain Huxley), James Fairfax (Cedric). Theme: “Susanna’s Theme” by Leon Klatzkin. TYPICAL OPENINGS Nonsponsored openings have the commercial segments deleted. Announcer: The Gale Storm Show . . . Starring Gale Storm. Gail (singing): Oh, every time you brush your teeth finish the job, reach for Listerine. Announcer: Now hear this: The Gale Storm Show is brought to you by Listerine antiseptic. Gale: Don’t go away, folks. I’ll be right back. [Commercial would follow.] Announcer: The Gale Storm Show . . . Voice: Oh Susanna . . . Gail: I’ll be with you in a moment . . . Announcer: The Gale Storm Show is presented by new Nescafe . . . The Nescafe Quartet: So let’s have another cup of coffee, yes let’s have a cup of Nescafe. Announcer: The self-brewing coffee with that delicious fresh-roasted flavor and aroma. Nescafe Quartet: Nescafe. THE GEORGE BURNS AND GRACIE ALLEN SHOW (CBS, 1950–1958) Comedian George Burns’ endless efforts to cope with a life made more complex by his scatterbrained wife, comedienne Gracie Allen. Cast: George Burns (himself), Gracie Allen (herself), Bea Benadaret (Blanche Morton), Larry Keating (Harry Morton). Theme: “Love Nest” by Louis Hirsch and Otto Hirsch. OPENING Announcer (Harry von Zell): The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show. Brought to you by General Mills, the home of Betty Crocker and their perfect Betty Crocker mixes. [George and Gracie with product; Gracie:] The mixes guaranteed by Betty Crocker to come out perfect every time. Announcer: Carnation, the milk from contented cows, presents The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show. THE GIRL WITH SOMETHING EXTRA (NBC, 1973–1974) An attorney (John) marries the girl he fell in love with at first sight (Sally) only to find his life complicated by Sally’s unique ability to read minds—and his virtually all the time. Cast: Sally Field (Sally Burton), John Davidson (John Burton), Zohra Lambert (Anne), Jack Sheldon (Jerry Burton). Theme: “The Girl with Something Extra” by Dave Grusin.

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OPENING John (to Sally): Let me get this straight. You can read everybody’s mind? Sally: Of course not, just some people. John: What people? Sally: Well, some people none of the time, some people some of the time, and a very few people most of the time. John: What category do I fall under? Sally: The last one. John: Most of the time? Sally (softly): Yea . . . [The theme music then plays.] THE GOLDBERGS (CBS/NBC/DuMont, 1949–1954) Events in the lives of the Goldbergs, a Jewish family guided through their difficult times by Molly, a warm, compassionate, and understanding mother. Cast: Gertrude Berg (Molly Goldberg), Philip Loeb, Harold J. Stone, Robert H. Harris (Jake Goldberg), Arlene McQuade (Rosalie Goldberg), Larry Robinson, Tom Taylor (Sammy Goldberg), Eli Mintz (David Romaine). Theme: “Toselli’s Serenade” by Enrico Toselli. OPENING Although the entire 1955–1956 syndicated version of the series has been seen in recent times, the original network episodes have long disappeared from syndication. What episodes that have come into the hands of collectors are scarce, and it is difficult to ascertain exactly how each season’s programs opened. The 1955 version uses only a musical opening over credits; the openings listed below are from 1949, 1950, and 1954 and the only examples of the network version that could be found with a spoken introduction. 1949 OPENING Announcer: General Foods, the makers of Sanka, the coffee with the improved flavor, presents . . . The Goldbergs . . . Starring Gertrude Berg and Philip Loeb. Presented each week at this time by Sanka, the instant coffee and now here’s Molly [who would appear at her kitchen window, address the audience, then take you inside to talk about Sanka coffee]. 1950 OPENING Announcer: The Vitamin Corporation of America, makers of Rybutol and Juvenal, the blood-building vitamins for children, presents . . . The Goldbergs . . . Starring Gertrude Berg . . . Produced by Cherney Berg . . . Directed by Martin Magner [A commercial with Gertrude Berg telling the audience about either Rybutol and/or Juvenal would appear before the story begins.] 1954 OPENING Announcer: Ekco, the greatest name in housewares, presents . . . The Goldbergs . . . Starring Gertrude Berg . . . Produced and directed by Walter Hart

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and now, here’s Molly [who would appear at her kitchen window to give a lengthy pitch for Ekco]. GOMER PYLE, U.S.M.C. (CBS, 1964–1969) Naïve Mayberry, North Carolina, gas station attendant Gomer Pyle creates havoc as a Marine recruit. Cast: Jim Nabors (Gomer Pyle), Frank Sutton (Sgt. Vince Carter), Ronnie Schell (Duke). Theme: “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” by Earle Hagen. OPENING Announcer: Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. . . . Starring Jim Nabors as Gomer Pyle. Also starring Frank Sutton as Sergeant Carter. THE GOOD LIFE (NBC, 1971–1972) A stockbroker (Al) and his wife (Jane) pose as a butler and cook to millionaire Charles Dutton to get away from their endless problems and enjoy what they consider the good life (a place to live for free with no financial problems). Cast: Larry Hagman (Al Miller), Donna Mills (Jane Miller), David Wayne (Charles Dutton), Kate Reed, Hermione Baddeley (Grace Dutton), Danny Goldman (Nick Dutton). Theme Vocal: “The Good Life” by Tony Orlando and Dawn. OPENING The opening occurred in the pilot, to be replaced by the theme vocal. Announcer: In the beginning, God created the Earth. Then God created man and woman. So far so good. Then man got into the act, and he created trouble. He created houses and cars and TV sets and waffle irons, washing machines, etc., etc., etc. And the Lord said unto man, “Dummy, you better create a loan company because you can’t pay for all this stuff.” But one man found a better way. THE GOODTIME GIRLS (ABC, 1980) Four young women (Edith, Camille, Betty, and Loretta) and their experiences living at Coolidge House in Washington, D.C., during the home-front days of World War II. Cast: Francine Tacker (Camille Rittenhouse), Lorna Patterson (Betty Crandall), Annie Potts (Edith Beatlemeyer), Georgia Engel (Loretta Smoot), Adrian Zmed (Frankie Molardo), Marcia Lewis (Irma Coolidge), Merwin Goldsmith (George Coolidge), Peter Scolari (Benny Lohman). Theme: “Back in the 40s” by Charles Fox. OPENING Edith: When I arrived in Washington, D.C., in 1942, I didn’t have a place to live. Then quite by chance I met Betty Crandall; she’s come all the way

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from Iowa to help with the war effort. Our cab driver, Frankie Molardo, became our first new friend in Washington and quite a lifesaver. He brought us to Coolidge House, the place that turned out to be our new home. George and Irma Coolidge were the landlords and thanks to Loretta Smoot, one of the sweetest of my new friends, we were soon sharing her room in the attic. Oh, then there was Camille Rittenhouse; she sweet-talked Mr. Coolidge into letting her stay in the attic too. Frankie shared the room across the hall with our resident comedian, Benny Lohman. Coolidge House was crowded—but we all became friends and although there were hard times, there were plenty of good times too. GUESTWARD HO (ABC, 1960–1961) A city family (the Hootens) attempt to run a dude ranch (Guestward Ho) in New Mexico. Cast: Mark Miller (Bill Hooten), Joanne Dru (Babs Hooten), Flip Mark (Brook Hooten), J. Carrol Naish (Chief Hawkeye), Jolene Brand (Pink Cloud). Theme: “Guestward Ho” by Earle Hagen and Arthur Hamilton. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Guestward Ho . . . A Desilu Production . . . Starring Joanne Dru . . . J. Carrol Naish . . . Mark Miller and Flip Mark. Brought to you by the Ralston Purina Company, makers of Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, Corn Chex, and Instant Ralston, the famous cereals in the checkerboard packages. THE HALLS OF IVY (CBS, 1954–1955) Life at Ivy College as seen through the eyes of its president, Dr. William Todhunter Hall, and his wife, Vickie. Cast: Ronald Colman (William Todhunter Hall), Benita Hume (Victoria Cromwell Hall), Mary Wickes (Alice), Herb Butterfield (Clarence Wellman). Theme: “The Halls of Ivy” by Henry Russell and Vick Knight (adapted for television by Les Baxter). OPENING Chorus: Oh we love the Halls of Ivy that surround us here today and we will not forget though we be far, far away . . . Announcer: Welcome again to Ivy, Ivy College that is in the town of Ivy, U.S.A. As you enter through the gates of Ivy College, you enter a world that’s dedicated to the principle “You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” And now Mr. Ronald Colman and his wife, Benita Hume, in another episode of life at Ivy College on The Halls of Ivy. HAPPY (NBC, 1960–1961) Life as seen through the eyes and comments of Christopher Hapgood Day, called Happy, the infant son of Sally and Chris Day, managers of the Desert Palms Hotel in Palm Springs.

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Cast: Yvonne Lime (Sally Day), Ronnie Burns (Chris Day), Lloyd Corrigan (Charley Dooley), Doris Packer (Clara Mason), David and Steven Born (Happy). Theme: “Happy’s Theme” by William Loose, Emil Cadkin, and Jack Cookerly. TYPICAL OPENING Happy: Hi, folks. My name is Christopher Hapgood Day Jr., but all my friends call me Happy. Announcer: Raleigh, the only cigarette that gives you the finest tobacco plus valuable coupons brings you tonight’s Happy. THE HATHAWAYS (ABC, 1961–1962) Real estate salesman Walter Hathaway and his wife Elinor’s mishaps as they manage Enoch, Charlie, and Candy, theatrical chimpanzees adopted and trained by Elinor. Cast: Jack Weston (Walter Hathaway), Peggy Cass (Elinor Hathaway), Mary Grace Canfield (Amanda Allison), Harvey Lembeck (Jerry Rogers). TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Ralston Purina Company of Checkerboard Square, makers of Hot Instant Ralston as well as Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, and Corn Chex, presents The Hathaways . . . Starring Peggy Cass . . . Costarring Jack Weston . . . and featuring the Marquis Chimps. HEAVEN FOR BETSY (CBS, 1952) Peter Bell, an underpaid, underappreciated, and overworked Willmot Department Store worker, seeks to better his position and provide a better life for his wife, Betsy. Cast: Jack Lemmon (Peter Bell), Cynthia Stone (Betsy). OPENING Announcer: Heaven for Betsy stars Jack Lemmon and Cynthia Stone and is brought to you by Pepsodent toothpaste. And now Heaven for Betsy. HERE WE GO AGAIN (ABC, 1973) Previously married architect Richard seeks to begin a new life with divorcée Susan despite the constant intrusions from Susan’s ex-husband, Jerry, and Richard’s ex-wife, Judy. Cast: Larry Hagman (Richard Evans), Diane Baker (Susan Standish), Dick Gautier (Jerry Standish), Nita Talbot (Judy Evans). Theme Vocal: “Here We Go Again” by Carol Sager and Peter Allen. OPENING Announcer: Richard Evans, previously married. Susan Standish, previously married. I now pronounce you man and wife. [Theme vocal then follows.]

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HERE’S LUCY (CBS, 1968–1974) Scatterbrained secretary struggles to avoid complicating the life of her boss, owner of the Unique Employment Agency. Cast: Lucille Ball (Lucille Carter), Gale Gordon (Harrison Otis Carter), Lucie Arnaz (Kim Carter), Desi Arnaz Jr. (Craig Carter). OPENING Announcer: Here’s Lucy . . . Starring Lucille Ball . . . Costarring Gale Gordon, Lucie Arnaz, and Desi Arnaz Jr. HERMAN’S HEAD (Fox, 1991–1993) Magazine fact checker Herman Brooks’s life as seen from inside his head as characters representing his sensitivity, intellect, lust, and anxiety battle over his actions. Cast: William Ragsdale (Herman Brooks), Jane Sibbett (Heddy Newman), Yeardley Smith (Louise Fitzer), Jason Bernard (Paul Bracken), Hank Azaria (Jay Nichols), Peter MacKenzie (Genius), Molly Hagan (Angel), Rick Lawless (Wimp), Ken Hudson Campbell (Animal). Theme: “Inside Herman’s Head” by Bill Bodine. OPENING Visual: Herman Brooks. Announcer: This is Herman Brooks. Herman is just like the rest of us. Every day he has to make all kinds of decisions—like what to wear, who to date, and when to panic. Now these decisions should be easy, but if we take a look inside Herman’s head you’ll see why he sometimes has trouble making up his mind. Genius: I’m Herman’s intellect. Without me he couldn’t hold a job, pay the rent, or tie his shoes. Angel: I’m Herman’s sensitivity. Without me he wouldn’t find tenderness, honesty, or love, the good things in life. Wimp: I’m Herman’s anxiety and I keep him out of trouble—and believe me, there is trouble everywhere. Animal: I’m Herman’s lust. Without me he’d miss out on all the good stuff— you know, fun, food, babes. Announcer: Sometimes they agree. Usually they don’t. But the struggle is going on inside all of us and it’s all going on inside Herman’s Head. HEY, JEANNIE! (CBS, 1956–1958) A young Scottish woman (Jeannie), newly arrived in New York, struggles to adjust to the American way of life. Cast: Jeannie Carson (Jeannie MacLennan), Allen Jenkins (Al Murray), Jane Dulo (Liz Murray). Theme: “Jeannie” by Earle Hagen and Herbert Spencer.

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TYPICAL OPENING Sponsor tags vary. Visual: Taxi cab pulling up to a newsstand where Jeannie is also seen. Cabbie: Hey, Jeannie! Announcer: Hey, Jeannie! Starring Jeannie Carson. Visual: Jeannie boarding the cab and it driving off. Announcer: Hey, Jeannie! Starring Jeannie Carson is brought to you by Dash, Proctor and Gamble’s great new detergent for automatic washers. Dash protects your machine as it gets clothes clean. Note: Second season episodes, which depict Jeannie as an airline stewardess, have a musical introduction only. HOLMES AND YOYO (ABC, 1976–1977) Bumbling L.A.P.D. sergeant Alexander Holmes is teamed with a not-yet-perfected robot, to battle evil. Cast: Richard B. Shull (Alexander Holmes), John Schuck (Gregory “Yoyo” Yoyonovich), Bruce Kirby (Captain Sedford), Andrew Howard (Officer Moon). OPENING Voice: This is top secret. No one, including Holmes must know his [Yo Yo] identity. Visual: Yo Yo accidentally revealing he is a robot during a case. Holmes: You’re not a person. Yo Yo: You’re not going to tell? Holmes: In my book you’ve got the makings of a good cop. That’s what I’ll put in my report (the theme then plays). THE HONEYMOONERS (CBS, 1955–1956) The mishaps that befall Brooklyn bus driver Ralph Kramden and his best friend, sewer worker Ed Norton, as they seek to provide (through harebrained schemes) a better life for their wives (Alice and Trixie). Cast: Jackie Gleason (Ralph Kramden), Audrey Meadows (Alice Kramden), Art Carney (Ed Norton), Joyce Randolph (Trixie Norton). Theme: “You’re My Greatest Love” by Jackie Gleason and Bill Templeton. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer (Gaylord Avery): Jackie Gleason! . . . The Honeymooners! Visual: Bus seen traveling down Madison Avenue in Manhattan . . . Announcer: And the stars . . . Art Carney . . . Audrey Meadows . . . Joyce Randolph. Brought to you by your Buick Dealers. And away we go! SYNDICATED OPENING Visual: As the announcer speaks, balloon-like credits depict the stars names. Announcer (Jack Lescoulie): Jackie Gleason . . . The Honeymooners . . . With the stars . . . Art Carney . . . Audrey Meadows . . . and Joyce Randolph.

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HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE (Syndicated, 1958–1960) Three beautiful women (Mike, Loco, and Greta, first season; Loco, Mike, and Gwen, second season) join forces to help each other find a millionaire husband. Cast: Merry Anders (Mike McCall), Barbara Eden (Loco Jones), Lori Nelson (Greta Hanson), Lisa Gaye (Gwen Kirby). Theme: “How to Marry a Millionaire” by Leon Klatzkin. TYPICAL FIRST SEASON OPENING Announcer (over scene of Wall Street): Wall Street, the street of chance, daring speculators risking their all—losing or making millions overnight. Girl: I don’t know anything about losing money. There’s a much safer way of making it. Announcer: Suppose you tell me honey. Girl: Certainly. Marry it. Announcer: How to Marry a Millionaire . . . Lori Nelson as Greta . . . Merry Anders as Mike . . . and Barbara Eden as Loco. TYPICAL SECOND SEASON OPENING Announcer: There is untold wealth still waiting to be discovered on this earth of ours. These untapped millions can be reached in many ways. You can blast for it; you can drill for it . . . Girl: I know an easier way. Announcer: What’s that, lady? Girl: You can marry it. Announcer: How to Marry a Millionaire . . . Barbara Eden as Loco . . . Merry Anders as Mike . . . and Lisa Gaye as Gwen. I DREAM OF JEANNIE (NBC, 1965–1970) Astronaut Tony Nelson’s efforts to control the antics of Jeannie, a beautiful genie he released from her bottle after finding it on a deserted island, and who now lives with him. Cast: Barbara Eden (Jeannie), Larry Hagman (Tony Nelson), Bill Daily (Roger Healy), Hayden Rorke (Dr. Alfred Bellows), Emmaline Henry (Amanda Bellows). Theme: “Jeannie” (1965–1966) by Carole King and Gerry Goffin; “I Dream of Jeannie” (1966–1970) by Hugo Montenegro, Buddy Kaye, and Richard Wess. OPENING Narrator: Once upon a time in a mythical place called Cape Kennedy, an astronaut named Tony Nelson went up on a space mission. The missile went up but something went wrong and they had to bring it down. Captain Nelson landed on an island in the South Pacific where he found a bottle—at least it looked like a bottle, but it didn’t act like a bottle. Visual: Tony opening the bottle; a genie (later named Jeannie) popping out; Tony wishing to be rescued; Jeannie providing a helicopter.

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Announcer: Captain Nelson was so grateful he set Jeannie free—only she didn’t want to be free—you know how it is when you’ve been cooped up in a bottle for 2,000 years; she wanted to have fun and she wanted to have it with Captain Nelson. So she followed him back to Cocoa Beach, a mythical town in a mythical state called Florida. And there, in this house, the girl in the bottle plays spin the astronaut. I LOVE LUCY (CBS, 1951–1957) Life with married couple Lucy and Ricky Ricardo and their friends Fred and Ethel Mertz. Cast: Lucille Ball (Lucy Ricardo), Desi Arnaz (Ricky Ricardo), Vivian Vance (Ethel Mertz), William Frawley (Fred Mertz). Theme: “I Love Lucy” by Eliot Daniel. OPENING From an original network print; all syndicated episodes have a reworked musical opening only. Announcer: For your perfection, for your pleasure, try Philip Morris. Bellboy: That’s right, look for Philip Morris. Announcer: Philip Morris, America’s favorite cigarette, presents the Lucille Ball–Desi Arnaz show—I Love Lucy. Philip Morris is made a special way to help take the fear out of smoking. That’s because Philip Morris has always used an exclusive ingredient—Di-GL that does not produce irritating vapors possessed by every other leading cigarette. Bellboy: If it’s Philip Morris, King Size or Regular, it’s America’s favorite cigarette. Announcer: And now I Love Lucy. I MARRIED JOAN (NBC, 1952–1955) A harebrained wife (Joan) plagues the life of her husband, domestic court Judge Bradley Stevens. Cast: Joan Davis (Joan Stevens), Jim Backus (Bradley Stevens). Theme Vocal: “I Married Joan” by the Roger Wagner Chorale. OPENING Chorus: I Married Joan, what a girl, what a whirl, what a wife. Announcer: The Joan Davis Show—I Married Joan, America’s favorite comedy show starring America’s queen of comedy, Joan Davis as Mrs. Joan Stevens . . . and featuring Jim Backus as Judge Bradley Stevens. Chorus: I Married Joaaannnnnn. I’M DICKENS . . . HE’S FENSTER (ABC, 1962–1963) Carpenters Harry Dickens and Arch Fenster, friends employed by the Bannister Construction Company, face life’s ups and downs.

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Cast: John Astin (Harry Dickens), Marty Ingels (Arch Fenster), Emmaline Henry (Kate Dickens), David Ketchum (Mel Warshaw). Theme: “The Dickens and Fenster March” by Irving Szathmary. OPENING Announcer: I’m Dickens . . . He’s Fenster . . . starring Marty Ingels . . . John Astin . . . with Emmaline Henry . . . Created and produced by Leonard Stern. IT’S A GREAT LIFE (NBC, 1954–1956) Ex-GIs Denny Davis and Steve Connors seek ways to better their position in life. Cast: Michael O’Shea (Denny Davis), William Bishop (Steve Connors), James Dunn (Earl Morgan), Frances Bavier (Mrs. Morgan). OPENING Announcer: The all-new 1955 Chrysler and your Chrysler-Plymouth dealers present the rollicking comedy hit show It’s a Great Life starring Michael O’Shea . . . William Bishop . . . James Dunn . . . and Frances Bavier. Created and written by Ray Singer and Dick Chevillat. [Nonsponsored programs have a musical introduction.] IT’S ALWAYS JAN (CBS, 1955–1956) Talented but relatively unknown singer Janis Stewart seeks to further her career while caring for her young daughter, Josie. Cast: Janis Paige (Janis Stewart), Jeri Lou James (Josie), Patricia Bright (Pat Murphy). Theme: “It’s Always Jan” by Earle Hagen and Herbert Spencer. OPENING Announcer: Janis Paige . . . It’s Always Jan . . . Created by Arthur Stander . . . Presented by Dash, great new detergent for automatic washers and Drene, today’s Drene shampoo with hairspring formula. IVONNA CADAVER’S MACABRE THEATER (Syndicated, 2000) Low-budget horror movies comically hosted by the beautiful, bosom-revealing Ivonna Cadaver. Cast: Natalie Popovich (Ivonna Cadaver), Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster). TYPICAL OPENINGS Like Elvira’s Movie Macabre, each opening is unique. Three examples are listed. Ivonna: Welcome to Macabre Theater, nice to have you warm-blooded individuals visit us each week. Tonight join us for another delicious, frightful evening of terror. I’m your host of course, Ivonna Cadaver. Tonight we’re watching the classic TV horror movie Satan’s School for Girls.

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Ivonna: Welcome to another deliciously dark evening of devilish debauchery. I’m your host of course, Ivonna Cadaver. Ivonna: Hello my faithful fiends and welcome to Macabre Theater. I’m your host Ivonna Cadaver. TYPICAL CLOSING Ivonna: Join us next week for more dicing and slicing and horror and blood and guts and all of the above. So guys, until death do us part, or more appropriately, when we’re back together, I’ll see you next week on Macabre Theater. I’ll be waiting. Good night. THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM (CBS, 1950–1964) Fictionalized account of the home and working life of comedian Jack Benny. Cast: Jack Benny (himself), Don Wilson (himself), Eddie Rochester Anderson (Rochester Van Jones), Dennis Day (himself). OPENING Announcer (Don Wilson): The Jack Benny Program . . . Presented by Lucky Strike. JAMIE (ABC, 1953–1954) Life in a small town as seen through the eyes of Jamison John Francis McHummer, Jamie for short, a young boy who comes to live with his grandfather (Frank), Frank’s daughter, Laurie, and Laurie’s daughter, Liz, after the death of his parents. Cast: Brandon deWilde (Jamie McHummer), Ernest Truex (Frank Dimmer), Polly Rowles (Laurie), Kathy Nolan (Liz). Theme: “Whistle Stop” by Hugh Martin Jr. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: It’s time for Jamie starring Brandon deWilde . . . with Ernest Truex, Polly Rowles, and Kathy Nolan. Jamie is brought to you by Sunsweet Prune Juice, the fruit juice that gives you something extra. Mother (calling her family): Last call for breakfast, everybody down in two seconds flat. Announcer: Getting her family off to a good start is a job every mother takes seriously. She gives them . . . Sunsweet Prune Juice, the best way to start the day . . . So every day, give your family Sunsweet Prune Juice. And now Jamie starring Brandon deWilde. JENNIFER SLEPT HERE (NBC, 1982–1983) The ghost of a beautiful movie star (Jennifer Farrell) seeks to guide the life of Joey Elliott, the teenage son of the family that has just moved into her former home.

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Cast: Ann Jillian (Jennifer Farrell), John P. Navin, Jr. (Joey Elliott), Brandon Maggart (George Elliott), Georgia Engel (Susan Elliott), Mya Akerling (Marilyn Elliott). Theme Vocal: “Jennifer Slept Here” by Joey Scarbury. OPENING Visual: A grayish screen appears and as Jennifer’s voice is heard, she appears in a slow dissolve. Jennifer: Hello, it’s me . . . and only you can see me. [The theme then plays— “I just saw the most beautiful ghost in the world and she slept here . . .”] JOE AND MABEL (CBS, 1955–1956) A pretty manicurist (Mabel) schemes to get her reluctant-to-get-married boyfriend (Joe) to see that she would make the perfect wife. Cast: Nita Talbot (Mabel Spooner), Larry Blyden (Joe Sparton), Luella Gear (Adele Spooner), Michael Mann (Sherman Spooner), Norman Fell (Mike). OPENING From the unaired pilot; the series itself has a different open each week as told by Joe. Announcer: This is Joe [visual], he’s a cab driver. This is Mabel [visual], pretty, isn’t she? She’s Joe’s girlfriend. Mabel works as a manicurist. She also lives with her mother and brother. Joe is a bachelor and hopes to remain that way—at least for a while longer. Mabel has other plans and would like to become Joe’s wife. It’s a case of being together, but not bound together, it’s Joe and Mabel starring Larry Blyden as Joe with Nita Talbot as Mabel. THE JOEY BISHOP SHOW (NBC/CBS, 1961–1965) Events in the life of Joey Barnes, first as a theatrical agent (1961–1962) then as the host of The Joey Barnes Show, an evening talk series. Cast (1961–1962): Joey Bishop (Joey Barnes), Marlo Thomas (Stella Barnes), Warren Berlinger (Larry Barnes), Joe Flynn (Frank Grafton), Virginia Vincent (Betty Grafton), Madge Blake (Mrs. Barnes). Cast (1962–1965): Joey Bishop (Joey Barnes), Abby Dalton (Ellie Barnes), Corbett Monica (Larry Corbett), Guy Marks (Freddie), Joe Besser (Jillson), Mary Treen (Hilda). Themes: “This Is Joey, Joey” by Earle Hagen and Herbert Spenser; “Joey” by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn. OPENINGS Chorus: Joey, Joey, Joey. Joey: Son of a gun.

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Announcer: The Joey Bishop Show . . . Starring Joey Bishop . . . with Marlo Thomas . . . Warren Berlinger and Madge Blake as Mrs. Barnes. The Joey Bishop Show . . . sponsored by Post, P-O-S-T, Post, the cereals that are just a little bit better. Chorus: Joey, Joey, Joey. Joey: Son of a gun. Announcer: The Joey Bishop Show . . . Starring Joey Bishop . . . with Abby Dalton as his wife . . . Corbett Monica, Joe Besser, and Mary Treen. Brought to you by Newport filter cigarettes. Newport smokes fresher than any other menthol cigarette. Chorus: Joey, Joey, Joey . . . You couldn’t call him pretty, but you’d have to say he’s kind of witty . . . Joey, Joey, Joey. Joey: Son of a gun. Announcer: The Joey Bishop Show . . . Starring Joey Bishop . . . Abby Dalton . . . with Guy Marks and Joe Besser. LEAVE IT TO BEAVER (CBS/ABC, 1957–1963) Life with the Cleavers, a family of four living in the small town of Mayfield: parents Ward and June and their children Wally and Theodore, called Beaver. Cast: Hugh Beaumont (Ward Cleaver), Barbara Billingsley (June Cleaver), Tony Dow (Wally), Jerry Mathers (Beaver). Theme: “The Toy Parade” by Melvyn Lenard and Michael Johnson. OPENING Announcer: General Electric Flashbulbs, the flashbulbs you can depend on for better pictures presents . . . Leave It to Beaver . . . Starring Hugh Beaumont . . . Barbara Billingsley . . . Tony Dow . . . and Jerry Mathers . . . as the Beaver. THE LIFE OF RILEY (NBC, 1953–1958) Life with a lovable, hardworking man, Chester A. Riley, as he tries to provide a decent life for his wife, Peg, and their children Babs and Junior. Cast: William Bendix (Chester A. Riley), Marjorie Reynolds (Peg Riley), Lugene Sanders (Barbara “Babs” Riley), Wesley Morgan (Chester Riley Jr.), Tom D’Andrea (Gillis). Theme: “Riley’s Theme” (a.k.a. “Theme from The Life of Riley”) by Jerry Fielding. OPENING Announcer: William Bendix in The Life of Riley . . . with Marjorie Reynolds as Peg, Tom D’Andrea as Gillis . . . Lugene Sanders as Babs and Wesley Morgan as Junior.

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LIFE WITH ELIZABETH (Syndicated, 1953–1957) Brief incidents in the lives of Del Moore (Alvin White), Betty White (Elizabeth White). Cast: Del Moore (Alvin White), Betty White (Elizabeth White). OPENING Announcer: Betty White in Life with Elizabeth . . . Featuring Del Moore. LIFE WITH LUIGI (CBS, 1952–1953) An Italian immigrant (Luigi Basco) attempts to adjust to America as the owner of an antique store in Chicago’s Little Italy. Cast: J. Carrol Naish, Vito Scotti (Luigi Basco), Alan Reed, Thomas Gomez (Pasquale), Jody Gilbert, Muriel Landers (Rosa), Mary Shipp (Miss Spaulding). Theme: “Oh Marie” by Eduardo D’Capua. NONSPONSORED OPENING Announcer (John Milton Kennedy): Life with Luigi starring J. Carrol Naish . . . Ever since Columbus discovered America, people of all nations, creeds, and colors have come to our country to find peace, serenity, and a place to build their dreams. Among the many who found such a haven was an eager immigrant named Luigi Basco. [Luigi would then begin the show by writing a letter to his Mama Basco in Italy. He would close the show by completing that letter, the contents of which were the subject of the episode.] CLOSING Announcer: Be sure to join us again at this same time next week for another warm and gay half-hour with Luigi and his friends. Life with Luigi is a CBS network television presentation. SPONSORED OPENING Announcer: We invite you to enjoy life, Life with Luigi. Instant Maxwell House Coffee presents Life with Luigi . . . created by Cy Howard and starring J. Carrol Naish as Luigi with Alan Reed as Pasquale and Jody Gilbert as Rosa. Note: The revised 1953 version (with Vito Scotti) uses a musical theme only. LOVE ON A ROOFTOP (ABC, 1966–1967) Apprentice architect Dave Willis and Julie Hammond, the daughter of a wealthy car salesman, marry, set up housekeeping in a rooftop apartment in San Francisco—and struggle to make their marriage work on his income of $85.37 a week.

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Cast: Judy Carne (Julie Willis), Peter Deuel (Dave Willis), Rich Little (Stan Parker), Barbara Bostock (Carol Parker), Herbert Voland (Fred Hammond), Edith Atwater (Phyllis Hammond). Theme: “Love on a Rooftop” by Mundell Lowe. PILOT EPISODE OPENING Visual: Scenes of San Francisco. Announcer: You are looking at one of the most famous views in the world— San Francisco Bay. Visual: Girl walking on the street. Announcer: This is the girl in our story. Her name is Julie and she is twentyone years old and just about to fall in love. Visual: Young man seated on a girder at a construction site. Announcer: This is the boy in our story. He’s an apprentice architect. At this point he doesn’t know that his entire life plan is about to be changed by a liverwurst on pumpernickel sandwich. Visual: As David looks over a blueprint, his sandwich falls and lands in the open handbag of Julie, who is walking past the site. Dave chases after his sandwich and it’s a love at first sight when he and Julie see each other. Announcer: Now that takes care of the boy meets girl department. Now anyone who has ever seen a love story knows that the next step is boy loves girl . . . and it was inevitable that all this would lead to a proposal and marriage. SERIES OPENING Announcer: This is the girl [Julie]. This is the boy [Dave]. They were brought together by a liverwurst on rye [changed from the pilot pumpernickel sandwich]. Visual: Replays the pilot scene with Dave chasing his sandwich and meeting Julie. Announcer: They fell in love, were married, and moved into a rooftop apartment and set out to prove that life could be beautiful on $85.37 a week. As they got to know each other they discovered differences in character . . . and all went well until her parents [Fred and Phyllis] returned from Europe. Fred (to Dave): You may as well know right now. If I would have been here I would have stopped this marriage. Dave: Nice to meet you too. Announcer: To make matters worse, he discovered she was rich. Dave (to Julie): You’re rich, go ahead admit it, you’re rich. Julie: You make it sound like it was some sort of disease. Announcer: The boy, being an independent type, immediately stated his position. Dave (to Fred): We may have some rough times but we’re going to be all right. You know why? Because we love each other. You know something else,

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Mr. Hammond? We’re going to do it on our own with no help from you or anyone. [Theme music and credits then play.] LOVE THAT BOB (NBC/CBS, 1955–1959) A bachelor-photographer (Bob Collins) seeks to remain that way—despite the problem he encounters—photographing gorgeous, marriage-minded models. Originally titled The Bob Cummings Show. Bill Baldwin does the announcing. Cast: Bob Cummings (Bob Collins), Rosemary DeCamp (Margaret MacDonald), Dwayne Hickman (Chuck MacDonald), Ann B. Davis (Charmaine “Schultzy” Schultz). Theme: “The Theme from The Bob Cummings Show” by Mahlon Merrick. SPONSORED OPENINGS Bob (with camera): Hold it, I think you’re gonna like this picture. Announcer: And everybody likes new Winston. Winston is the easy drawing, new filter cigarette that tastes good like a cigarette should. King-size Winston brings you real flavor in a cigarette and entertainment on The Bob Cummings Show. Announcer: The Bob Cummings Show. Bob (with camera): Hold it, I think you’re gonna like this picture. Announcer: Your General Electric dealer, who sells G.E., the world’s finest refrigerators and freezers with Frost Guard, so you never have to defrost, presents The Bob Cummings Show . . . Starring Bob Cummings with Rosemary DeCamp, Ann B. Davis and Dwayne Hickman. SYNDICATED OPENING Bob (with camera): Hold it I think you’re gonna like this picture. Announcer: Love That Bob . . . Starring Bob Cummings. THE LUCY–DESI COMEDY HOUR (CBS, 1958–1960) Continuation of I Love Lucy in an hour format. Cast: Lucille Ball (Lucy Ricardo), Desi Arnaz (Ricky Ricardo), Vivian Vance (Ethel Mertz), William Frawley (Fred Mertz), Richard Keith (Little Ricky). OPENING Announcer: The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour . . . Starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz . . . with special guest star Tallulah Bankhead . . . with Vivian Vance, William Frawley . . . and Little Ricky. LUCY IN CONNECTICUT (CBS, 1960) Repeats of last season, half-hour episodes of I Love Lucy.

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Cast: Lucille Ball (Lucy Ricardo), Desi Arnaz (Ricky Ricardo), Vivian Vance (Ethel Mertz), William Frawley (Fred Mertz), Richard Keith (Little Ricky), Doris Singleton (Caroline Appleby). OPENING Announcer: Here are Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in Lucy in Connecticut . . . with Vivian Vance and William Frawley . . . Brought to you by Cheerios, the oat cereal that gives you go power, and Gold Medal flour, America’s favorite, the flour that helps you bake it better. THE LUCY SHOW (CBS, 1962–1968) Lucille Ball’s first series after I Love Lucy wherein she plays a single mother (Lucy Carmichael) of Chris and Jerry (Candy Moore, Jimmy Garrett). Vivian Vance portrays her friend Vivian Bagley. OPENING Announcer: The Lucy Show . . . Starring Lucille Ball . . . Costarring Vivian Vance. MAKE ROOM FOR DADDY (ABC, 1953–1957; CBS, 1957–1964) Humorous events in the life of nightclub entertainer Danny Williams and his family: his wife, Margaret (1953–1956), Kathy (1957–1964) and their children Terry, Rusty, and Linda. Also known as The Danny Thomas Show. Cast: Danny Thomas (Danny Williams), Jean Hagen (Margaret Williams), Marjorie Lord (Kathy Williams), Sherry Jackson, Penny Parker (Terry Williams), Rusty Hamer (Rusty Williams), Angela Cartwright (Linda Williams), Louise Beavers, Amanda Randolph (Louise), Sid Melton (Charlie Halper). MAKE ROOM FOR DADDY PROGRAM OPENING Announcer: It’s Dodge [automobiles] for ’55. Flashing ahead in style, in value, in performance. Yes, it’s the flair-fashioned Dodge for ’55, bringing you the brightest family show on television. Danny Thomas . . . Jean Hagen as his wife and Sherry Jackson and Rusty Hamer as their children—Make Room for Daddy. Announcer: The American Tobacco Company, America’s leading manufacturer of cigarettes—Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Herbert Tarreyton with the genuine cork tip presents the winner of the Television Arts and Sciences Award—Danny Thomas . . . Jean Hagen as his wife . . . with Sherry Jackson and Rusty Hamer as their children in Make Room for Daddy. Announcer: Dodge for 1956—the car that brings you the look of success, the feel of success, the power of success, the car born of success to challenge the future—Dodge and the Dodge Dealers of America presents Danny

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Thomas as Danny Williams . . . Jean Hagen as Margaret Williams . . . with Sherry Jackson and Rusty Hamer as their children in Make Room for Daddy. THE DANNY THOMAS SHOW PROGRAM OPENING Announcer: The Danny Thomas Show. Danny: You know Kleenex is the largest selling tissue in the whole world [holding product]. Announcer: Tonight Kimberly Clark, whose fine family products for home and industry, including Delsey and Kleenex table napkins, brings you The Danny Thomas Show starring Danny Thomas as Danny Williams . . . also starring Sherry Jackson as his daughter and Rusty Hamer as his son [from 1956 after Jean Hagen and before Marjorie Lord]. Announcer: New Aroma Roast Sanka, the best of the coffee bean, aroma flavor but not caffeine, present The Danny Thomas Show, starring Danny Thomas. Also starring Marjorie Lord as his wife, Rusty Hamer as their son and Angela Cartwright as their daughter. Announcer: The Danny Thomas Show starring Danny Thomas . . . with Marjorie Lord as his wife . . . Rusty Hamer as their son . . . and Angela Cartwright as their daughter. Brought to you by Post, the cereal that happens to be just a little bit better. MAMA (CBS, 1949–1957) Incidents in the lives of the Hanson family of San Francisco in 1910 as seen through the sentimental eyes of Katrin, the eldest daughter, an aspiring writer. Cast: Peggy Wood (Marta “Mama” Hanson), Judson Laire (Lars “Papa” Hanson), Rosemary Rice, Iris Mann (Katrin Hanson), Robin Morgan, Toni Campbell (Dagmar Hanson), Dick Van Patten (Nels Hanson). ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: Maxwell House Coffee presents . . . Mama starring Peggy Wood. Katrin (looking through a family album): I remember this album on our parlor table at home. I remember the old pictures from Norway that Mama and Papa brought with them when they came to the new country. The uncles and aunts, our cousins I had there. I remember my sister Dagmar and my brother Nels and of course Papa. But most of all, when I look through this album, most of all I remember Mama. Announcer: Yes, here’s Mama, brought to you by Maxwell House Coffee, the richer, mellower blend, already a favorite in Mama’s time. Today more people buy and enjoy Maxwell House Coffee more than any other brand at any other price. Maxwell House, the coffee that’s always good to the last drop.

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REVISED OPENING Katrin (opening an old family album): This old album brings back so many memories of San Francisco, of growing up, of all the happy, artless days that seemed so long ago. There is our house on Steiner Street where I was born. And these are the neighbors and friends I recall so well. And my aunts and their children. And I remember my family as we were then. My little sister Dagmar, my big brother Nels and, of course, Papa. But most of all when I think back to those happy days, most of all . . . I remember Mama. THE MARRIAGE (NBC, 1954) Warm family comedy about Ben and Liz Marriott and their children, Emily and Peter. Cast: Hume Cronyn (Ben Marriott), Jessica Tandy (Liz Marriott), Susan Strasberg (Emily), Malcolm Brodrick (Pete). OPENING Announcer: Bringing you the love and laughter of The Marriage . . . NBC takes great pleasure in presenting one of the most distinguished couples of the American Theater—Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn as Liz and Ben Marriott in a new dramatic series, The Marriage . . . with Susan Strasberg and Malcolm Brodrick. MARY HARTMAN, MARY HARTMAN (Syndicated, 1977–1978) Incidents in the dreary daily life of Mary Hartman, a Fernwood, Ohio, housewife who feels her life is anything but exciting. Cast: Louise Lasser (Mary Hartman), Greg Mullavey (Tom Hartman), Claudia Lamb (Heather Hartman), Debralee Scott (Cathy Shumway), Dody Goodman (Martha Shumway), Philip Bruns (George Shumway), Mary Kay Place (Loretta Haggers), Graham Jarvis (Charlie Haggers), Bruce Solomon (Sgt. Dennis Foley). Theme: “Premiere Occasion” (a.k.a. “The Mary Hartman Theme”) by Barry White; performed by Earle Hagen. OPENING Dody Goodman: Mary Hartman . . . Mary Hartman. MAYBERRY, R.F.D. (1968–1971) The simple pleasures and trying times of Sam Jones, a councilman in Mayberry, North Carolina. This follow-up to The Andy Griffith Show featured many of the latter program’s supporting cast. Cast: Ken Berry (Sam Jones), George Lindsay (Goober Pyle), Jack Dodson (Howard Sprague), Paul Hartman (Emmett Clark), Arlene Golonka (Millie Swanson), Buddy Foster (Mike Jones), Frances Bavier (Aunt Bee). Theme: “Mayberry, R.F.D.” by Earle Hagen.

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OPENING Announcer: Mayberry, R.F.D. . . . Starring Ken Berry . . . Costarring George Lindsey . . . Brought to you by General Foods, makers of new nutritional Toastees and Cool and Creamy puddings from Birds Eye. MEET CORLISS ARCHER (CBS, 1951–1952; Syndicated, 1954–1955) Sixteen-year-old Corliss Archer’s adventures at school, at home, and with her friends. Cast: Lugene Sanders, Ann Baker (Corliss Archer), Fred Shields, John Eldredge (Harry Archer), Frieda Inescort, Irene Tedrow, Mary Brian (Janet Archer), Bobby Ellis (Dexter Franklin). Theme: “A Kiss for Corliss” (1951–1952) by Richard Heyman; “Meet Corliss Archer” (1954–1955) by Ray Llewellyn. 1951 OPENING Announcer: And now we invite you to Meet Corliss Archer, America’s teenage sweetheart, starring Lugene Sanders as Corliss with Fred Shields and Frieda Inescort as her parents. 1954 OPENING Announcer: Yes, it’s Meet Corliss Archer with Ann Baker as Corliss Archer. MEET MILLIE (CBS, 1952–1956) Adaptation of the radio series that charts the romantic adventures of Millie Bronson, a single girl living in New York City. Cast: Elena Verdugo (Millie Bronson), Florence Halop (Bertha Bronson), Ross Ford (Johnny Boone Jr.), Marvin Kaplan (Alfred E. Printzmetal). Theme: “Meet Millie” by Irving Miller. SPONSORED OPENING Announcer (Roy Rowan): Live from Television City in Hollywood, Arrid Crème Deodorant, America’s largest selling deodorant presents, Meet Millie, created by Frank Galen. Starring Florence Halop as Mama . . . Marvin Kaplan as Alfred . . . and Elena Verdugo as Millie . . . a gay comedy about the life and loves of a Manhattan secretary. CLOSING Announcer: Be with us again next week when we Meet Millie. This is Roy Rowan speaking. Meet Millie is a CBS Television Network Production. NONSPONSORED OPENING Announcer (Bob Lemond): And now from CBS Television City in Hollywood, CBS Television presents Meet Millie . . . Created by Frank Galen . . . with Florence Halop as Mama . . . Marvin Kaplan as Alfred . . . and Elena Verdugo as Millie . . . a gay new comedy about the life and loves of a secretary in

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Manhattan. [When last season episodes devoted time to the cast vacationing in Texas, the following was said after the announcer stated, and Elena Verdugo as Millie: “A gay comedy about the life and loves of a secretary in Manhattan in the state of Texas, the great state of Texas.”] MEET MR. MCNUTLEY (CBS, 1953–1954) The trying times of Ray McNutley, a college professor at the Lynn Haven College for Women. Cast: Ray Milland (Ray McNutley), Phyllis Avery (Peggy McNutley). OPENING Announcer: The General Electric Company presents Ray Milland in Meet Mr. McNutley . . . with Phyllis Avery . . . Brought to you by G.E. televisions, G.E. radios, G.E. vacuum cleaners, and G.E. portable mixers. MICKEY (ABC, 1964–1965) Retired businessman Mickey O’Grady seeks to begin a new life as the owner of the Newport Arms Hotel, with his wife, Nora, and children Timmy and Buddy. Cast: Mickey Rooney (Mickey O’Grady), Emmaline Henry (Nora), Sammee Tong (Sammy Ling), Timmy Rooney (Timmy), Brian Nash (Buddy). OPENING Announcer: Mickey Rooney as . . . Mickey . . . Costarring Sammee Tong . . . and Emmaline Henry. MR. ADAMS AND EVE (CBS, 1957–1958) Husband and wife actors Howard Adams and Eve Adams struggle to cope with two worlds—their private lives and the world of show business. Cast: Howard Duff (Howard Adams), Ida Lupino (Eve Adams), Alan Reed (J. B. Hafter), Hayden Rorke (Steve), Olive Casey (Elsie Carstairs). Theme: “The Mr. Adams and Eve Theme” by David Rose. OPENING Visual: A TV stage. Director: Ready Mr. Adams. Ready Eve. Visual: Animated figures representing them are seen. Announcer: This is Mr. Adams and Eve. They play movie stars who are husband and wife. Starring Ida Lupino and Howard Duff. In real life they are actually husband and wife. It’s Mr. Adams and Eve brought to you by Luster Crème, Hollywood’s favorite shampoo. MISTER ED (Syndicated, 1961; CBS, 1961–1966) Los Angeles architect Wilbur Post finds mishaps as the owner of Mister Ed, a mischievous talking horse.

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Cast: Alan Young (Wilbur Post), Connie Hines (Carol Post), Allan “Rocky” Lane (voice of Mr. Ed), Larry Keating (Roger Addison) Theme: “Mister Ed” by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. OPENING Mr. Ed: Hello, I’m Mr. Ed. MISTER PEEPERS (NBC, 1952–1955) The trials and tribulations of Robinson J. Peepers, a timid schoolteacher at Jefferson City High School. Cast: Wally Cox (Robinson Peepers), Marion Lorne (Mrs. Gurney), Tony Randall (Harvey Weskitt), Patricia Benoit (Nancy Remington). Theme: “Mister Peepers Theme” by Bernard Green. OPENING Announcer: NBC Television presents . . . Mister Peepers . . . Starring Wally Cox . . . Presented by the Ford Motor Company and the Ford Dealers of Your Community. MR. TERRIFIC (CBS, 1967) Bumbling gas station owner Stanley Beemish, the subject of a government experiment to create a superhero, struggles to perform missions for the Bureau of Special Projects. Cast: Stephen Strimpell (Stanley Beemish), Dick Gautier (Hal Waters), John McGiver (Barton J. Reed), Paul Smith (Henley Trent). Theme: “Mr. Terrific” by Gerald Fried and David P. Harmon. OPENING Announcer: A scientist both wise and bold set out to cure the common cold. Instead he found this power pill which he said most certainly will turn a lamb into a lion, like an eagle he’ll be flying; solid steel will be like putty, it will work on anybody. But then ’twas found this potent pill made the strongest men quite ill; so the secret search began to find the one and only man. What they found made them squeamish, for only Stanley Beemish, a weak and droopy daffodil, could take the special power pill. When he took the pill specific, it made him the most prolific, terrific, Mister Terrific! MONTY PYTHON’S FLYING CIRCUS (Syndicated, 1969) British produced program of comedy skits. Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin.

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OPENING Voice: It’s . . . Announcer: Monty Python’s Flying Circus. MY FAVORITE HUSBAND (CBS, 1953–1955) Level-headed Sunset State Bank executive and husband (George) finds life pleasurably complicated by his overenthusiastic wife (Liz). Cast: Joan Caulfield, Vanessa Brown (Liz Cooper), Barry Nelson (George Cooper), Bob Sweeney (Gilmore Cobb), Alix Talton (Myrna Cobb; 1953–1955); Alix Talton (Myrna Shepard; 1955), Dan Tobin (Oliver Shepard). Theme: “My Favorite Husband” by Fred Steiner. 1953 OPENING Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood . . . Joan Caulfield and Barry Nelson starring in My Favorite Husband. 1955 OPENING Announcer (Dick Joy): Frigidaire, leader in home appliances, the most famous name in refrigeration, all backed by General Motors, presents My Favorite Husband starring Barry Nelson and Vanessa Brown. MY FRIEND IRMA (CBS, 1952–1954) Beautiful, blonde, and shapely, but dense (if she thinks, it could be dangerous) Manhattan secretary Irma Peterson’s well-intentioned efforts to do the right thing—despite all the mishaps she causes for her roommate, Jane Stacey (and later Kay Foster). Cast: Marie Wilson (Irma Peterson), Cathy Lewis (Jane Stacey), Mary Shipp (Kay Foster), Sid Tomack (Al), Hal March (Joe Vance), Brooks West (Richard Rhinelander III), Gloria Gordon (Mrs. O’Reilly). Themes: “Friendship” (from the 1939 musical DuBarry Was a Lady) by Cole Porter; and “Street Scene” by Alfred Newman. TYPICAL FIRST SEASON OPENING Chorus: Friendship, friendship just the perfect blend ship; when other friendships have been forgot, there’s will still be hot. Announcer (Frank Bingham): Lever Brothers Company, makers of Swan, the soap with the exclusive super-cleans blend, presents My Friend Irma with Marie Wilson as Irma and Cathy Lewis as Jane. TYPICAL SECOND SEASON OPENING Announcer (Bob Lemond): Kool cigarettes presents My Friend Irma created by Cy Howard and starring Marie Wilson as Irma with Mary Shipp as Kay. Visual: Kay presenting Irma with a cigarette. Kay: Have a Kool, Irma.

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Irma: Sure thing, Kaye. I’ve switched from hots to Kools, Kool cigarettes I mean. As Willie the Penguin [animated Kool logo] says— Willie: Smoke Kools, smoke Kools. Irma: That’s right, folks—smoke Kools. [The theme music would play and the episode begins with Kay setting up the storyline.] MY LITTLE MARGIE (CBS, 1952–1953; NBC, 1953–1955) A beautiful young woman (Margie) and her father, a handsome, middle-aged, widowed investment broker (Vernon) struggle to cope with life around them. Cast: Gale Storm (Margie Albright), Charles Farrell (Vernon Albright), Don Hayden (Freddie Wilson), Hillary Brooke (Roberta Townsend), Gertrude Hoffman (Clarissa Odetts), Clarence Kolb (George Honeywell). Theme: “My Little Margie” by Alexander Laszlo. OPENING Visual: Theme music playing with camera focused on a side-by-side picture of Margie and Vernon. Camera zooms onto Vernon. His image then comes to life and he addresses the audience to talk about Margie. Vernon: I’ve been both mother and father to her since she was born. She’s grown up now. When she was little I could spank her and make her mind me. I had control over her. When she disobeyed I took her roller skates away for a week. What do you do when a girl reaches this age [21]? She’s completely out of hand. I’ve got a problem, believe me, I’ve got a problem. Visual: Camera panning to picture of Margie (whose image comes to life and she addresses the camera to talk about Vernon). Margie: I’ve raised him from childhood—my childhood, that is. He’s nearly fifty now and you’d think he’d settle down, wouldn’t you? Today, he looks better in shorts on a tennis court than fellows twenty-five. Girls wink at him—and what’s worse, he winks back at them. I want a nice old comfortable father. I try to look after him but he just won’t settle down. I’ve got a problem, believe me, I’ve got a problem. MY THREE SONS (ABC/CBS, 1960–1972) A widower struggles to raise three sons with the help of his father-in-law, Bub. Theme: “My Three Sons” by Frank DeVol. Cast: Fred MacMurray (Steve Douglas), Tim Considine (Mike), Don Grady (Robbie), Stanley Livingston (Chip), William Frawley (Bub), William Demarest (Uncle Charlie), Barry Livingston (Ernie). OPENING Fred MacMurray: Hello and welcome to our show for Aunt Jemima. Announcer: My Three Sons . . . Starring Fred MacMurray and as Bub, William Frawley. Brought to you tonight by Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix—perfect pancakes in ten shakes.

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MY TWO DADS (NBC, 1987–1990) Bachelors Joey and Michael, appointed co-guardians of twelve-year-old Nicole, experience life as fathers when they alter their carefree lifestyles to accommodate their daughter (both men dated Nicole’s mother, Marcie, but the actual biological father could not be determined after her death). Cast: Staci Keanan (Nicole Bradford), Greg Evigan (Joey Harris), Paul Reiser (Michael Taylor), Florence Stanley (Judge Margaret Wilbur). Theme Vocal: “You Can Count on Me” by Greg Evigan. ORIGINAL OPENING Nicole: My name is Nicole Bradford. Visual: Nicole points at pictures on a table. Nicole: This is Michael, he’s my father. He works uptown; he dresses in a suit. This is Joey, he’s my other father. He’s an artist; we all live together in his loft downtown. Michael and Joey inherited me from my mom. Visual: Judge Wilbur. Nicole: This is the judge that put us together. She said everything was going to work out just fine. Judge: And if they screw up, I’ll fix it. [Theme vocal then plays.] REVISED OPENING Visual: Nicole superimposed over a picture of herself. Nicole: This is me, Nicole Bradford. Cute, huh? This is my dad [visual of Michael] and this is my other dad [picture of Joey]. How did I get two dads? They inherited me. Nicole (to Michael and Joey): Congratulations, it’s a girl. Nicole (to viewers): This is the judge [picture seen] who brought us together. She lives in our building . . . she’s going to make sure we’re one big happy family with one dad who’s down to earth (Michael) and one whose head is in the clouds (Joey). [Theme vocal then plays.] NED AND STACEY (Fox, 1995–1997) A man (Ned) in need of a wife to get a job promotion, and a woman (Stacey) in need of an apartment to be close to her job, make a deal—she’ll pose as his wife; she’ll live rent free in his spare bedroom. Problems ensue as each struggles to carry out the charade. Cast: Thomas Hayden Church (Ned Dorsey), Debra Messing (Stacey Colbert), Nadia Dajani (Amanda Moyer), Greg Germann (Eric Moyer). Theme: “Ned and Stacey” by Kurt Farquhar. OPENING Ned: Here’s the deal. To get the promotion I need a wife. Stacey: To get a life I need his apartment. Ned: So what the hell, we up and got married. Stacey: The only thing we have in common is that we irritate each other. [The theme then plays.]

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OCCASIONAL WIFE (NBC, 1966–1967) Complications ensue when Brahms Baby Foods company executive Peter Christopher hires his friend, Greta, to pose as his wife in order to secure a promotion. Cast: Michael Callan (Peter Christopher), Patricia Harty (Greta Patterson), Jack Collins (Max Brahms), Bryan O’Byrne (Man in the Middle). Theme: “Occasional Wife” by Ernie Pintoff and Howard Greenfield. ORIGINAL OPENING Narrator (Vin Scully): There are eight million stories in the Naked City. Some are violent; some happy, some sad. But one of them is just plain cuckoo. This is a modern fable about two young people who make a bargain only to find that they were going to get a lot more than they bargained for. We call our fable Occasional Wife and it stars Michael Callan and Patricia Harty and it features among other things, a fire escape [refers to the way the principals sneak in and out of each other’s apartments so nobody will realize they are not really married]. REVISED OPENING Announcer (Vin Scully): This is a modern fable of the big city. It’s about a swinging bachelor and a problem—his boss. Boss: I’m sorry Peter, I believe in married executives. No marriage, no promotion. Announcer: He shared this problem with his friend, a hat check girl [Greta]. Greta: Too bad you can’t do what I do to protect myself in this place. Peter: What’s that? Greta: Pretend you’re married. Announcer: And did she give him an idea. Peter: Greta, you have given me the solution to my problem—a make believe wife. That’s the answer for my boss. Greta: You must be out of your mind. Peter: No Greta, I mean it. I want you to be my wife . . . occasionally. Announcer: So she went on salary as his Occasional Wife. And they set up housekeeping—Peter in his apartment on the seventh floor and Greta in her apartment on the ninth floor—all to the lasting confusion of the fellow in between. THE ODD COUPLE (ABC, 1970–1975) A divorced perfectionist photographer (Felix Unger) and a divorced irresponsible and untidy sports writer (Oscar Madison) attempt to not only get along with each other but live together. Cast: Tony Randall (Felix Unger), Jack Klugman (Oscar Madison), Al Molinaro (Murray Greschner), Penny Marshall (Myrna Turner), Janice Hanson (Gloria Unger), Brett Somers (Blanche Madison). Theme: “The Odd Couple” by Neal Hefti.

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OPENING Narrator (William Woodson): On November thirteenth, Felix Unger was asked to remove himself from his place of residence. That request came from his wife. Deep down he knew she was right. But he also knew that someday he would return to her. With nowhere else to go, he appeared at the home of his childhood friend, Oscar Madison. Sometime earlier, Madison’s wife had thrown him out, requesting that he never return. Can two divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy? OUR MISS BROOKS (CBS, 1952–1956) Madison High School teacher Connie Brooks’s experiences at home (where she lives at Mrs. Davis’s Boarding House) and at school (where she teaches English). Cast: Eve Arden (Connie Brooks), Robert Rockwell (Philip Boynton), Gale Gordon (Osgood Conklin), Richard Crenna (Walter Denton), Jane Morgan (Margaret Davis), Gloria McMillan (Harriet Conklin). Theme: “Our Miss Brooks” by Wilbur Hatch. TYPICAL NETWORK OPENING Announcer (Bob Lemond): And now Our Miss Brooks . . . Starring Eve Arden . . . Directed by Al Lewis and presented for your pleasure by Kool-Shake, the sweet new mix for making thick, foamy milk shakes at home; precooked Minute Rice, the perfect rice without the cooking; and Jell-O Instant Pudding, that good, good busy day dessert. Note: When placed in syndication, the spoken introduction was changed to a musical opening although some episodes have the original announcer’s words with a quick cut that deletes the sponsor tag. THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE (CBS, 1955–1958) New City, California, councilman Sock Miller’s experiences as he attends to business in the 5th District. Cast: Jackie Cooper (Sock Miller), Patricia Breslin (Mandy Peoples), Paul Maxey (John Peoples), Margaret Irving (Gus Bennett). OPENING Announcer: The People’s Choice . . . Starring Jackie Cooper. [Some episodes have visuals that follow stating the rest of the main cast.] PETE AND GLADYS (CBS, 1960–1962) Insurance salesman Peter Porter struggles to cope with the antics of his scatterbrained wife Gladys. Cast: Harry Morgan (Peter Porter), Cara Williams (Gladys Porter), Verna Felton (Hilda Crocker). Theme: “Pete and Gladys” by Wilbur Hatch.

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TYPICAL LIVE ACTION OPENING Visual: Harry Morgan and Cara Williams standing before camera with their names appearing as the announcer speaks. Announcer: Pete and Gladys . . . Created by Parke Levy . . . Starring Harry Morgan . . . and Cara Williams . . . and costarring Verna Felton. Brought to you by Goodyear, makers of thousands of quality products for you, your business, and your country. Yes, lots of good things come from Goodyear. Announcer: Yes, it’s Pete and Gladys . . . starring Harry Morgan and Cara Williams . . . Brought to you by Carnation Evaporated Milk, the milk from contented cows, and by Carnation Instant Non Fat Dry Milk, the magic crystals instant. Announcer: Yes, it’s Pete and Gladys . . . starring Harry Morgan and Cara Williams. Brought to you by Kellogg’s, Kellogg’s cereals, the best to you each morning. ANIMATED OPENING Visual: Live action inserts of Pete and Gladys in double hearts arguing. Animated cupid appears to shoot his love arrow. As Pete and Gladys kiss, Announcer: Yes, it’s Pete and Gladys . . . Starring Harry Morgan and Cara Williams. POLICE SQUAD! (ABC, 1982) Detective Lieutenant Frank Drebin of the police squad wages a somewhat misguided (fumbling) effort to stop crime in a city where crime is rampant. Cast: Leslie Nielsen (Lt. Frank Drebin), Alan North (Det. Ed Hocken), Ed Williams (Ted Olson), Peter Lupus (Officer Norberg). Theme: “The Police Squad TV Theme” by Ira Newborn. OPENING Announcer: Police Squad! . . . In color . . . Starring Leslie Nielsen . . . Also starring Alan North . . . and Rex Hamilton as Abraham Lincoln . . . Tonight’s special guest star, William Conrad. Tonight’s episode “Dead Men Don’t Laugh” [although the screen title reads Testimonial of Evil]. [The Rex Hamilton character never appeared in episodes; the guest star was killed off in the opening credits; and the title announced is not the same as seen on the screen.] PRIDE OF THE FAMILY (ABC, 1953–1954) Life with the Morrisons, a family of four living in a small American town. Cast: Paul Hartman (Albie Morrison), Fay Wray (Catherine Morrison), Natalie Wood (Ann Morrison), Bobby Hyatt (Albie Morrison Jr.).

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NONSPONSORED OPENING Announcer: Paul Hartman starring as Albie in Pride of the Family . . . with Fay Wray as his wife . . . and Natalie Wood and Bobby Hyatt as their children. Albie is a newspaper man. Catherine, his lovely wife, a homemaker. Their children, Ann and Albie Jr., attend school. Seems like the perfect family, but are they? Watch as our lovable father handles life on Pride of the Family. SPONSORED OPENING Announcer: Pride of the Family . . . starring Paul Hartman . . . Fay Wray . . . Natalie Wood . . . and featuring Bobby Hyatt. Brought to you by Bristol Myers, makers of Bufferin, the modern pain-relieving tablet, and Ipana, the toothpaste with Miracle WD-9. PRIMETIME GLICK (Comedy Central, 2001–2003) Talk show spoof wherein an obese, ignorant TV host (Jiminy Glick) attempts to interview celebrities about whom he knows very little or nothing at all. Cast: Martin Short (Jiminy Glick), Michael McKean (Adrien Van Voorhees, his announcer). OPENING Announcer: It’s Primetime Glick with Jiminy’s special guests, Dennis Miller and Jerry Seinfeld. I’m Adrien Van Voorhees and am I the only one who needs a Glick fix? Audience: No! We all do! Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, Jiminy Glick. RHODA (CBS, 1974–1978) Mary Tyler Moore Show spin-off wherein Rhoda Morganstern leaves Minneapolis to begin a new life in Manhattan. Cast: Valerie Harper (Rhoda Morganstern), Julie Kavner (Brenda Morganstern), David Groh (Joe Gerard), Lorenzo Music (voice of Carlton the Doorman). Theme: “Rhoda’s Theme” by Billy Goldenberg. OPENING Rhoda: My name is Rhoda Morganstern; I was born in the Bronx, New York, in December of 1941. I’ve always felt responsible for World War II. The first thing I remember liking that liked me back was food. I had a bad puberty—it lasted 17 years. I’m a high school graduate. I went to art school; my entrance exam was on a book of matches. I decided to move out of the house when I was 24. My mother still refers to this as the time I ran away from home. Eventually I ran to Minneapolis where it’s cold and I figured I’d keep better. Now I’m back in Manhattan. New York, this is your last chance. [The book of matches refers to art school advertisements placed on the matches that accompanied the purchase of a pack of cigarettes.]

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ROOM FOR ONE MORE (ABC, 1962) Incidents in the lives of the Rose family: Parents George and Anna and their children, Laurie and Flip (their own) and Mary and Jeff (adopted). Cast: Andrew Duggan (George Rose), Peggy McCay (Anna Rose), Carol Nicholsen (Laurie Rose), Ronnie Dapo (Flip Rose), Anna Capri (Mary Rose), Tim Rooney (Jeff Rose). Theme: “Room for One More” by Mack David and Jerry Livingston. OPENING Announcer (Dick Tufeld): Room for One More. Chorus: In our little house. Announcer: Starring Andrew Duggan . . . and Peggy McCay. Chorus: There’s always Room for One More. Announcer: Produced by Warner Bros. RUN, BUDDY, RUN (CBS, 1966–1967) Accountant Buddy Overstreet overhears a plot to kill The Man in Chicago and begins a run for his life when he is discovered and hit men are ordered to kill him. Cast: Jack Sheldon (Buddy Overstreet), Bruce Gordon (Mr. Devere), Jim Connell (Junior Devere). Theme: “Run, Buddy, Run” by Frank Wedlaw. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: This is Buddy Overstreet. He’s wanted by the head of the most powerful crime syndicate in the country. In a steam room, Buddy overheard their vital secrets and the mysterious words “Chicken Little.” Now he knows too much and these are the orders given to all members of the syndicate from one end of the country to the other . . . Mr. Devere: Get him! Get him! Get him! REVISED OPENING Junior Devere: This is Buddy Overstreet. He’s wanted by the head of the most powerful crime syndicate in the country—my dad. In a Turkish bath, Buddy overheard our vital secrets and the words “Chicken Little.” Now he knows too much. This makes my dad very angry and these are his orders to the syndicate . . . Mr. Devere: Get him! Get him! Get him! SCTV (SECOND CITY TELEVISION) (Syndicated, 1977–1981; NBC, 1981–1983) Spoof of television programs that are presented by Second City Television, Channel 109, in Mellonville, Canada. Cast: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Rick Moranis, Catherine O’Hara, Harold Ramis, Martin Short, Dave Thomas.

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SEASON 1 OPENING Announcer: It’s Second City Television now beginning its programming day . . . Starring John Candy . . . Joe Flaherty . . . Eugene Levy . . . Andrea Martin . . . Catherine O’Hara . . . Harold Ramis . . . and Dave Thomas. SEASON 2 OPENING Announcer: There were six people who loved to watch television but didn’t like what they saw. So they decided to do something about it. Armed with determination and a strong will to change the course of television, they wrote their own shows—classy shows, but they knew that wasn’t enough. They had to sell them. Letting nothing stand in their way, they went straight to the networks, but the networks just weren’t interested— not NBC, not CBS, not even ABC. But did that stop them? No. They built their own network—SCTV—and they liked what they saw. But they weren’t the only people watching. Yes, SCTV was on the air. This is SCTV, Channel 109, in Mellonville, Cable 6. SEASON 3 OPENING Announcer: From the people who brought you the most popular TV show in syndication, it’s SCTV. Yes, SCTV, brainchild of a group of dissident TV viewers—ordinary people, regular Joes like you and me, but sharing an extraordinary dream—do their own shows to spread laughter and good cheer to TV viewers everywhere and gain a little fame and recognition for themselves. But wouldn’t you know it—There were foreigners who never heard of SCTV. The message was clear. Somehow they had to reach the rest of the world. But how? They launched their own satellite—the SCTV Satellite System, beaming laughter and good cheer all over the world: in Europe, in Asia, and even the tiny republic of Pilgo. Yes, SCTV is on the air. SEASON 4 OPENING Announcer: There once were seven people who started their own network, but every network has its day—and theirs was over, or so they thought. They were sick of doing comedy, but not that sick. One by one they were summoned from their part-time jobs, from their vocations, and even from their lifestyles—summoned by a force none of them were able to resist. They were sent to New York City, the entertainment capital of the world, where they were treated royally—they were even given the red carpet and ushered into the highest executive offices at NBC. They were given contracts to put SCTV back in business. But abruptly, they were told to get the hell out of New York. The Big Apple just doesn’t cotton to hicks. Yes, it was bye-bye Big Apple, hello SCTV. Yes, SCTV is on the air in SCTV Network 90 [refers to the NBC ninety-minute version of the series]. SEASON 5 OPENING Announcer: The SCTV Network is now on the air . . . Starring John Candy . . . Joe Flaherty . . . Eugene Levy . . . Andrea Martin . . . and Martin Short. This is the Second City Television Network.

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THE SECOND HUNDRED YEARS (ABC, 1967–1968) A thirty-three-year-old prospector (Luke), buried alive in an avalanche in Alaska in 1900, is found, thawed out, and returns to experience life in 1967. Cast: Monte Markham (Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter), Arthur O’Connell (Edwin Carpenter). Theme: “The Second Hundred Years” by George Duning. OPENING Announcer: Once upon a time in Southern California, a sixty-seven-year-old man [Edwin] lived with his thirty-three-year-old grandson [Ken]. Meanwhile, up in Fairbanks, Alaska, there was this big avalanche. Get the connection? You don’t. Visual: Edwin meeting with an Air Force general. General (to Edwin): Two days ago there was an avalanche in Alaska. A frozen object was discovered that has been identified as your father. Edwin: After all these years. General: But Mr. Carpenter, there is something I haven’t told you . . . your father is alive. Edwin: Alive! General: Whatever your father may be chronologically, physically and mentally he hasn’t aged a day since he fell into that avalanche. Your father, for all intents and purposes, is just thirty-three years old. Visual: Luke at home (where he lives with Edwin and Ken) looking into a mirror. Luke: Not bad for 101. Don’t look a day over 90. [Theme music then plays.] THE SECRET DIARY OF DESMOND PFEIFFER (UPN, 1998) A recounting of incidents during the presidency of Abraham Lincoln as recorded in a diary kept by Desmond Pfeiffer, a black British White House butler. Cast: Chi McBride (Desmond Pfeiffer), Dann Florek (Abraham Lincoln), Christine Estabrook (Mary Todd Lincoln). Theme: “The Secret Life of Desmond Pfeiffer” by Rich Eames and Scott Gale. OPENING Announcer: The Civil War defined America—both the good and the bad. It was the crossroads of our being—and it was a hell of a crossroads. Who would have thought there was a country in all that? Well, we did. We were fortunate to acquire an extraordinary historical document—the secret diary of Desmond Pfeiffer—the P is silent—that chronicles the life and times of a man of President Lincoln’s staff at the height of the Civil War. Pfeiffer, an English nobleman, claimed that he and his trusted manservant were forced by rival noblemen to flee to America due to a dispute over the queen—all five of them. The rest, as they say, is history. Everything that follows actually happened—you can’t prove that it didn’t!

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SIROTA’S COURT (NBC, 1977) Life in a night court as seen through the experiences of Matthew J. Sirota, an easily exasperated judge. Cast: Michael Constantine (Matthew Sirota), Cynthia Harris (Maureen O’Connor), Kathleen Miller (Gail Goodman), Ted Ross (Sawyer Dabney), Fred Willard (H. R. Bud Nugent), Owen Bush (John Belson). Theme Vocal: “The Best Defense” by Ted Ross. OPENING Visuals: A city; then close-ups of people on the street. Announcer: This is the city. It could be your city. Woman: Lucky for you, it’s not. What a jungle! Announcer: Yes, this city, like many others, is a victim of rising crime. Man: Tell me. I live with bars on the windows while the crooks are out on the street. Woman: I bought one of those Doberman dogs; they beat him up. Announcer: And where can the average citizen find justice? Man: Not here, buddy! Woman: Ooh, could we use Superman now! Man: Ah, nobody cares. Announcer: Nobody? What about the Honorable Matthew J. Sirota of Night Court? Man: Oh, he’s the one who’s tough but fair. Woman: Oh yea, he’s a nice man. [The theme then plays that tells of Judge Sirota—“The best defense against the rising tide of crime.”] SOAP (ABC, 1977–1981) Daily events in the lives of two Connecticut families: the wealthy Tates and the middle-class Campbells. Cast: Katherine Helmond (Jessica Tate), Cathryn Damon (Mary Campbell), Richard Mulligan (Burt Campbell), Robert Mandan (Chester Tate), Robert Guillaume (Benson), Ted Wass (Danny Dallas), Billy Crystal (Jodie Dallas), Diana Canova (Corinne Tate), Jennifer Salt (Eunice Tate). Theme: “The Theme from Soap” by George Aliceson Tipton. OPENING Announcer (Rod Roddy): This is the story of two sisters, Jessica Tate and Mary Campbell. These are the Tates [family picture] and these are the Campbells [family picture]. And this is . . . Soap. SQUARE PEGS (CBS, 1982–1983) Weemawee Central High School freshmen and best friends Patty and Lauren seek a way to become popular as they begin the next phase of their lives. Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker (Patty Greene), Amy Linker (Lauren Hutchinson), Tracy Nelson (Jennifer DiNuccio), Merritt Butrick (Johnny Slash Lashawich),

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Jami Gertz (Muffy Tupperman), John Femia (Marshall Blechtman), Claudette Wells (LaDonna Fredericks). Theme Vocal: “Square Pegs” by The Waitresses. OPENING Patty (to Lauren): Listen, I got the whole high school thing psyched out. It all breaks down into cliques. Lauren: Cliques? Patty: Yea. You know cliques. Little in-groups of different kids. All we have to do is click with the right clique and we can finally have a social life that is worthy of us. Lauren: No way—not even with cleavage. Patty: I told you. This year we’re gonna be popular. Lauren: Yea? Patty: Yea! Even if it kills us. [Theme vocal follows.] STANLEY (NBC, 1956–1957) Sussex-Fenton Hotel lobby newsstand operator Stanley Peck’s efforts to cope with life. Cast: Buddy Hackett (Stanley Peck), Carol Burnett (Celia), Paul Lynde (Homer Fenton). Theme: “Stanley” by Clay Warnick, Melvin Pahl, and Max Liebman. OPENING Announcer (Don Pardo): Max Liebman presents, live from New York . . . Stanley . . . Stanley is brought to you tonight by Pall Mall famous cigarettes—outstanding and they are mild. SUNSHINE (NBC, 1975) A widowed musician (Sam) struggles to raise his young daughter (Jill)—with the help of his friends. Cast: Cliff DeYoung (Sam Hayden), Elizabeth Cheshire (Jill Hayden), Meg Foster (Nora), Billy Mumy (Billy Weaver), Cory Fischer (Cory Givits). Theme: “Sunshine” by John Denver, Dick Kniss, and Mike Taylor. OPENING Visual: Sam playing the guitar and singing the theme. Sam: That’s me, Sam Hayden. My wife died a couple of years ago . . . So now there’s just me and Jill; that’s my little girl. What do I do? . . . Well I wash dishes, drive cabs, walk dogs—anything to make a buck. I’ve got a kid to raise, right; or sometimes I don’t know. Sometimes I think we’re raising each other. Anyhow, my friends Weaver and Givits and me, we have this trio and I think we’ll really make it someday. But meanwhile, Jill and I are hanging in there and it’s working out pretty good . . . well, most of the time.

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THE TAB HUNTER SHOW (NBC, 1960–1961) A swinging young bachelor (Paul Morgan) struggles to draw his comic strip, “Bachelor at Large” despite all the distractions beautiful girls cause him. Cast: Tab Hunter (Paul Morgan), Richard Erdman (Peter Fairfield III), Jerome Cowan (John Larsen). Theme: “The Theme from The Tab Hunter Show” by Pete Rugolo. OPENING Visual (varies by each episode; basically Paul seen in a still drawing his strip). Announcer: The Tab Hunter Show . . . starring Tab Hunter . . . Richard Erdman and Jerome Cowan. Tonight’s presentation of The Tab Hunter Show is brought to you by Maxwell House Coffee, the coffee that’s good to the last drop. THIRD ROCK FROM THE SUN (NBC, 1996–2001) A quartet of aliens (Dick, Sally, Harry, and Tommy) attempt to adjust to Earth while observing and reporting to their leader, the Big Giant Head. Cast: John Lithgow (Dick Solomon), Kristen Johnston (Sally Solomon), French Stewart (Harry Solomon), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Tommy Solomon), Jane Curtin (Mary Albright). Theme: “Third Rock from the Sun” by Ben Vaughn. OPENING Announcer: As many intelligent people know, aliens are all around us. This is the story of four such explorers. THIS IS ALICE (Syndicated, 1958–1959) River Glen, New Jersey, provides the setting for the antics of Alice Holliday, a bubbly nine-year-old girl. Cast: Patty Ann Gerrity (Alice Holliday), Tommy Farrell (Chet Holliday), Phyllis Coates (Clarissa Mae Holliday), Lucien Littlefield (Colonel Dixon). Theme: “This Is Alice” by William Loose and John Seely. OPENING Announcer: This Is Alice starring Patty Ann Gerrity. This is where Alice lives [River Glen is seen] in a nice comfortable town, in a nice comfortable house, with a nice comfortable family. THOSE WHITING GIRLS (CBS, 1955) Sisters—Barbara, an actress, and Margaret, a singer—seek to fulfill their dreams. Cast: Barbara Whiting (Herself), Margaret Whiting (Herself), Mabel Albertson (Eleanor Whiting, their mother). Theme: “Those Whiting Girls” by Eliot Daniel.

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OPENING Announcer: Good evening. Max Factor, the first name in beauty throughout the world, is happy to present Margaret and Barbara Whiting—Those Whiting Girls. THE TICK (Fox, 2001) A battle against evil by a man, suffering from amnesia, who dresses in blue and calls himself The Tick, and his self-proclaimed partner, Arthur, alias Moth Man. Cast: Patrick Warburton (The Tick), David Burke (Arthur), Liz Vassey (Captain Liberty), Nestor Carbonell (Batmanuel). Theme: “Theme for The Tick” by Ian Dye. ORIGINAL OPENING The Tick: I am the wild blue yonder, the front line in the never-ending battle between good and not-so-good. Together with my stalwart sidekick, Arthur, and the magnanimous help of some other folks I know [Captain Liberty and Batmanuel], we form the yin to villains’ yang. Destiny has chosen us. Wicked men—you face The Tick. REVISED OPENING The Tick: The life of a superhero is a lonely one filled with hardship and danger. The few who answer the call must leave comfort, safety, and often sanity behind. But someone’s gotta stand the heat and stay in the kitchen. Someone’s gotta don the oven mitts of all that’s right and strangle the red hot throat of all that is wrong. TOPPER (CBS, 1953–1955) Married couple George and Marian Kerby, killed in an avalanche while skiing in Switzerland, return as ghosts to bring fun into the life of Cosmo Topper, a droll banker (married to Henrietta) when he purchases their former home. Cast: Leo G. Carroll (Cosmo Topper), Robert Sterling (George Kerby), Anne Jeffreys (Marian Kerby), Lee Patrick (Henrietta Topper), Thurston Hall (Humphrey Schuyler). Theme: “Topper” by Edward Paul, Charles Koff, and Roy Ingraham. SPONSORED PROGRAM OPENINGS Announcer: Camel, America’s first choice among cigarettes, presents Topper, starring as Marian Kerby, the loveliest ghost in town, Anne Jeffreys. As George Kerby, the liveliest ghost in town, Robert Sterling. And Leo G. Carroll as Topper. And, oh yea, the deadliest ghost, Neil [the Kerbys’ St. Bernard]. Announcer: Jell-O Instant Pudding, that good, good mid-day dessert, and Jell-O, America’s favorite gelatin dessert, now in ten delicious flavors, presents Anne Jeffreys as Marian Kerby, the ghostess with the mostess;

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Robert Sterling as George Kerby, that most sporting spirit; and Leo G. Carroll, host to said ghosts as . . . Topper. Note: Nonsponsored and syndicated openings use the above opening minus the Jell-O pitch. TROUBLE WITH FATHER (ABC, 1950–1955) High school principal Stu Erwin (Himself) seeks to maintain peace at work and at home, where he lives with his wife, June (June Collyer Erwin), and his daughters, Joyce (Ann Todd, Merry Anders) and Jackie (Sheila James). OPENING Announcer: General Mills presents Stu Erwin in Trouble with Father starring Stu Erwin, June Erwin, Ann Todd, and Sheila James and brought to you by the good folks at General Mills. TURNABOUT (NBC, 1979) Penny, an Aura Cosmetics company vice president, and Sam, her husband, a writer for Sports Life magazine, each wishes they had the other’s life. Magically their wish is granted and they must now live as the other, believing the other has a better life. Cast: Sharon Gless (Penny Alston), John Schuck (Sam Alston), Bobbi Jordan (Judy Overmeyer), Richard Stahl (Jack Overmeyer). Theme: “Turnabout” by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson. OPENING Narrator (Sterling Holloway): Once upon a time in a very nice city in a very nice house there lived a very nice man and a very nice woman. They were married to each other. They also liked each other. How about that! But they had a problem. Even though they loved each other and lived with each other and had good jobs, they sometimes were not very happy. They envied each other. They each thought the other had a more interesting life and they wished they could change places with each other. And they said that, unfortunately, in front of a statue that had a magic spell and, lo and behold, his spirit and personality went into her body and hers went into his—and that’s the way they are today. Will they live happily ever after? Well, let’s see. TWO GIRLS NAMED SMITH (ABC, 1951) Cousins, both with the last name of Smith and living in Manhattan, seek to fulfill their dreams: Babs as a singer, and Fran, a fashion designer. Cast: Peggy Ann Garner, Nina Foch, Marcia Henderson (Barbara “Babs” Smith), Peggy French (Frances “Fran” Smith), Kermit Kegley (Jeffrey Carter), Joseph Buloff (Mr. Busmany). Theme: “Two Girls Named Smith” by Jacques Press.

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OPENING From the only known episode that exists. Announcer (Vince Williams): And now new liquid Glim presents Two Girls Named Smith starring Marcia Henderson as Babs, Peggy French as Frances, and Joseph Buloff as Mr. Busmany. Peter Barry is the writer and Richard Lewis is the producer. Visual: Fran pouring detergent into a sink of dirty dishes. Announcer: Stop, stop doing dishes the old fashioned way . . . use new liquid Glim in your dishpan. Glim is liquid and it’s the wonderful new way to wash your dishes. Fran: For gleaming, sparkling, glistening, glittering glasses and dishes. Announcer: Get Glim in the red and white package today and Glim, Glim, Glim your dishes. Now Act 1 of Two Girls Named Smith. CLOSING Visual: Fran and Babs finishing supper. Fran getting up from the table and placing dishes in the sink. Fran: It’s times like these that a girl appreciates Glim . . . Put the dishes in the sink, put the water in, measure in just a cap-full of Glim— Babs: And let Glim’s underwater suds do the dishes for you . . . and Glim is so kind to your hands. Fran: You must try new Glim today . . . and now it’s time to say goodbye— Babs and Fran: From Two Girls Named Smith. Goodbye. Announcer: New liquid Glim, the liquid that gives you underwater suds, has brought you Two Girls Named Smith. This is Vince Williams speaking. THE UGLIEST GIRL IN TOWN (ABC, 1968–1969) Tim Blair struggles to live two lives: Hollywood talent scout by day and female model Timmie Blair (for his photographer brother Gene) by night. Cast: Peter Kastner (Tim/Timmie Blair), Patricia Brake (Julie Renfield), Gary Marshall (Gene Blair). Theme: “The Ugliest Girl in Town” by Helen Miller and Howard Greenfield. OPENING Tim: Hi. My name is Tim Blair. I used to be a nice, clean-cut American kid and then I met Julie Renfield—a young British actress visiting Hollywood. She turned my whole world upside down. But when the movie she was making ended, she returned to London and I was just about ready to die. To forget my broken heart, I posed for my photographer brother who needed some hippie pictures in a hurry. By mistake they ended up in London. Visual: Agency owner seeing the pictures and, thinking the girl is actually a girl and not Tim in drag, exclaims: “I really dig that look. I want that girl.” Tim (to Gene): It’s my only chance to be with Julie [continuing the masquerade]. And that’s how I became The Ugliest Girl in Town. [Theme vocal follows.]

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WILLY (NBC, 1954–1955) Wilhelmina Willy Dodger is a lawyer in the small town of Renfrew, New Hampshire. Cast: June Havoc (Willy Dodger), Whitfield Connor (Charlie Bush), Danny Richards Jr. (Franklin Sanders), Mary Treen (Emily Dodger). OPENING Announcer (over scene of Willy approaching her law office): Presenting June Havoc as Willy. WINDOW ON MAIN STREET (CBS, 1961–1962) Sentimental-like story of an author compiling information for a book he is writing about the people of his small town (Millsburg). Cast: Robert Young (Cameron Garrett Brooks) OPENING Announcer: Window on Main Street . . . Starring Robert Young as Cameron Garrett Brooks. WONDERFUL JOHN ACTON (ABC, 1953) Ludlow, Kentucky, in 1919 provides the setting for the reflections of Kevin Acton as he recalls events in the life of his family: his mother, Julia, a widow; his grandfather, Wonderful John Acton, the owner of a general store; and his great uncle, Terence. Cast: Harry Holcombe (John Acton), Virginia Dwyer (Julia Acton), Ronnie Walker (Kevin Acton), Ian Martain (Terence Acton). Theme: “Wonderful John Acton” by John Gart. OPENING Opening based on the only episode known to exist. Visual: John Acton’s General Store. Narrator (Les Damon as the adult Kevin): As far as I know, the store is still standing in the town of Ludlow, Kentucky, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. I don’t know how it looks today, but when I came here to live as a boy, the year of 1919; it looked like this [visual of the interior]. It wasn’t what you would call a big store, not very impressing, even a little shabby in this light. But when I was 13 years old, it was huge and marvelous, a vast hall of shadows and black corners by night. The very center of commerce, warm and busy by the light of day. It was my people who made it that way. We did most of our living in this room. There would be my mother, her name was Julia; she had red hair . . . my blessed father will not be found in this room. Visual: Picture seen of him in a soldier’s uniform. It is assumed he was killed in action.

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Narrator: Only his picture keeps him fresh in my mind . . . and here I am, Kevin Acton . . . my mother brought me to this house. My grandfather, Wonderful John Acton, the man who owned the house . . . came from Dublin in 1886. He brought the goodness of Ireland with him. [As the adult Kevin continued his recollection, a flashback would be used to tell the story.]

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THE A-TEAM (NBC, 1983–1987) Four Vietnam military personnel falsely convicted of bank robbery, escape capture, retreat to the Los Angeles underground, and form The A-Team, soldiers of fortune who help people in trouble. Cast: George Peppard (John “Hannibal” Smith), Mr. T (Bosco “B.A.” Baracus), Dirk Benedict (Templeton “Faceman” Peck), Dwight Schultz (H. M. Murdock). Theme: “The A-Team” by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter. OPENING Announcer: In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they did not commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire the A-Team. ACROSS THE SEVEN SEAS (Syndicated, 1962) Travel adventures narrated by Jack Douglas. Theme: “Across the Seven Seas” by Irving Gertz. OPENING Announcer: The Jack Douglas true television series in association with Bing Crosby Productions. Across the Seven Seas combining the different worlds of travel and adventure and presenting tonight “Sundown,” a tour of the world’s most exotic cities after the shadows fall. ADAM-12 (NBC, 1968–1974) The patrol car (Adam-12) assignments of L.A.P.D. officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed. Cast: Martin Milner (Pete Malloy), Kent McCord (Jim Reed). Theme: “Adam-12” by Frank Comstock. 57

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ORIGINAL OPENING Visual: Police dispatching room. Police Dispatcher (Sharon Claridge): One Adam-12, 459 suspects there now . . . One Adam-12, one Adam-12, a 4-15, man with gun . . . One Adam12, no warrant . . . One Adam-12, a 4-15, a fight with chains and knives. [Theme then plays showing Adam-12 on the streets.] REVISED OPENING Dispatcher: One Adam-12, One Adam-12 . . . 2-11 in progress . . . One Adam-12, handle Code 3 (Adam-12 is then seen proceeding to the call). ADVENTURE, INC. (Syndicated, 2002–2003) Explorer Judson Cross and his crew (Mackenzie and Gabriel) risk their lives battling the unscrupulous as they seek lost or stolen artifacts. Cast: Michael Biehn (Judson Cross), Karen Cliche (Mackenzie Previn), Jesse Nilsson (Gabriel Patterson). Theme: “Adventure, Inc.” by Marty Simon. OPENING Judson: My name is Judson Cross. I’ve been called everything from a treasure hunter to a thrill seeker, but personally I like to think of myself as a professional explorer. My company is Adventure, Inc. and we’re in the business of finding things—things that are priceless, dangerous, sometimes even unexplainable. My crew will go anywhere and risk everything. Adventure really is our business. ADVENTURES IN PARADISE (ABC, 1959–1962) Captain Adam Troy’s South Pacific experiences as he transports passengers and crew aboard his sixty-foot schooner, the Tiki. Cast: Gardner McKay (Adam Troy), James Holden (Clay Baker), Guy Stockwell (Chris Parker), Weaver Levy (Oliver Wendell Key), Henry Slate (Bulldog Lovey), George Tobias (Trader Penrose). Theme: “Adventures in Paradise” by Lionel Newman. TYPICAL OPENINGS Announcer: James A. Michener’s Adventures in Paradise . . . Starring Gardner McKay as Adam Troy and James Holden as Clay Baker . . . with George Tobias as Penrose. Adventures in Paradise, brought to you by. . . [Products varied by each episode.] Announcer: James A. Michener’s Adventures in Paradise . . . Starring Gardner McKay as Adam Troy . . . “The Pit of Silence” with guest stars Teresa Wright . . . Hazel Court . . . Robert Simon and Margo . . . Adventures in Paradise brought to you by. . . Announcer: Gardner McKay in James A. Michener’s Adventures in Paradise . . . with Guy Stockwell as Chris Parker . . . and James Holden as Clay

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Baker . . . Guest stars . . . Barbara Eden . . . Cathleen Nesbitt . . . Paul Richards . . . And starring Gardner McKay as Adam Troy. Adventures in Paradise brought to you by. . . THE ADVENTURES OF DR. FU MANCHU (Syndicated, 1956) Scotland Yard inspector Sir Dennis Nayland Smith seeks to end the reign of Fu Manchu, an evil Chinese physician bent on ruling the world. Cast: Glen Gordon (Dr. Fu Manchu), Lester Stevens (Sir Dennis Nayland Smith), Clark Howat (Dr. Jack Petrie). OPENING Announcer: The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu . . . based on characters created by Sax Rohmer. Black to white . . . Life and death . . . Good and evil. Two sides of a chess game. Two forces in the universe: one magnificent, the other sinister. But it is said that the devil plays for men’s souls—so does Dr. Fu Manchu—Satan himself, incarnate. THE ADVENTURES OF ELLERY QUEEN (DuMont, 1950–1951; ABC, 1951–1952) Crime book novelist Ellery Queen solves crimes to acquire story material. Theme: “Ellery’s Theme” by Chet Kingsbury. Cast: Richard Hart (Ellery Queen, 1950–1951), Lee Bowman (Ellery Queen, 1951–1952). OPENING Announcer: Your local Kaiser-Frazer dealers, the men who bring you outstanding cars—the beautiful Kaiser and the thrifty new Henry J., present The Adventures of Ellery Queen starring Lee Bowman as that gentleman detective and writer, Ellery Queen. A Norman and Irving Pincus production. THE ADVENTURES OF LONG JOHN SILVER (Syndicated, 1956) Porto Belo, the seventeenth-century British-possessed island (“Where every other citizen is a pirate”) is the setting for tales of Long John Silver, the notorious onelegged pirate. Cast: Robert Newton (Long John Silver), Kit Taylor (Jim Hawkins), Connie Gilchrist (Purity Pinker), Harvey Adams (Gov. Henry Strong), Lloyd Berrell (Mendoza). Theme: “The Theme from Long John Silver” by Wilbur Sampson. OPENING Characters speak in eighteenth-century dialect. Long John: If sailors’ tales to sailors’ tombs; storms and adventures, heat and cold. If schooner’s islands and their ruins and buccaneers and buried gold and all the romance retold exactly in the ancient way can

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please me as they pleased of old, the wiser youngsters of today. Then so be it! Arr-ha and forlorn! THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (Syndicated, 1952–1957) An infant (Kal-El) placed in a rocketship by his parents and sent to Earth seconds before his planet (Krypton) explodes is found by a farm couple and raised as Clark Kent. Clark, possessed of amazing powers, becomes a reporter for the Daily Planet as a cover to use his abilities as the mysterious Superman to battle evil in Metropolis. Cast: George Reeves (Clark Kent), Phyllis Coates, Noel Neill (Lois Lane), Jack Larson (Jimmy Olsen), John Hamilton (Perry White), Robert Shayne (Insp. Bill Henderson). Theme: “The Adventures of Superman” by Leon Klatzkin. OPENING Announcer: Kellogg’s, the greatest name in cereal, presents . . . The Adventures of Superman. Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Visual: People on the street. Voices: Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman! Announcer: Yes, it’s Superman, strange visitor from another planet who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men. Superman, who can change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel in his bare hands, and who, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and the American way. And now another exciting story in The Adventures of Superman. THE ADVENTURES OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (Syndicated, 1956) Tales of Sir Percy Blakeney, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, a mysterious figure for justice in eighteenth-century France who strikes when least expected to help those in trouble. Based on characters created by Baroness Orczy. Cast: Marius Goring (Sir Percy/Scarlet Pimpernel), Sybil Arundale (Mrs. Burton). OPENING Sir Percy: They seek him here, they seek him there. Those Frenchees seek him everywhere. Is he the Heaven? Is he the Hell? That cursed, elusive Pimpernel. AIRWOLF (CBS 1984–1986) A former combat helicopter pilot (Stringfellow Hawke) and a charter air service owner (Dominic Santini) use Airwolf, an awesome attack helicopter, to help government agent Michael Archangel (of the Firm) resolve situations that pose a

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threat to the country. The program also aired on the USA network (1987–1988) but does not include a spoken opening. Cast (CBS): Jan-Michael Vincent (Stringfellow Hawke), Ernest Borgnine (Dominic Santini), Jean Bruce Scott (Caitlin O’Shaughnessy), Alex Cord (Michael Archangel). Theme: “Airwolf” by Sylvester Levay; Dan Milner composed the USA network version of the theme. OPENING The opening reflects a top military director briefing a team assigned to find Airwolf, which has been stolen by Stringfellow as a bargaining chip to get the government to find his missing brother. Announcer (Lance LeGault): This briefing is from File A-56-7W, classified top secret. Subject: Airwolf, a Mach-one plus attack helicopter with the most amazing weapons systems in the air. It is hidden somewhere in the western United States by its pilot Stringfellow Hawke. Hawke has promised to return Airwolf only if we can find his brother, Sinjin, an MIA in Vietnam. We suspect Archangel, deputy director of the agency that built Airwolf, is secretly helping Hawke in return for Hawke flying Airwolf on missions of national concern. Stringfellow Hawke is thirtyfour, a brilliant combat pilot, and recluse since his brother’s disappearance. His only friend is Dominic Santini, whose air service is a cover for their government work. With Hawke and Santini flying at futuristic speeds rivaling the fastest jets and matched by unmatched firing power, Airwolf is too dangerous to be left in unenlightened hands and finding it is your first priority. THE ALASKANS (ABC, 1959–1960) Three adventurers (Rocky, Reno, and Silky) seek gold in the Alaska of the late 1890s. Cast: Dorothy Provine (Rocky Shaw), Roger Moore (Silky Harris), Jeff York (Reno McKee), Ray Danton (Nifty Cronin). Theme: “The Alaskans” (a.k.a. “Gold Fever”) by Mack David and Jerry Livingston. OPENING Announcer: The Alaskans . . . Chorus: Got the fever . . . Announcer: Starring Roger Moore . . . Chorus: Gold fever . . . Announcer: Dorothy Provine . . . Chorus: Gold Fever . . . Announcer: And Jeff York . . . Chorus: Gold, gold, gold. Announcer: Produced by Warner Bros.

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Note: Several versions of the theme exist: as stated above; music only; singing only; and one wherein the announcer introduces the cast over background music only. ALIAS (ABC, 2001–2006) A young woman (Sydney Bristow) is recruited by the CIA as a spy to destroy SD-6, an enemy of the government that uses the facilities of the CIA for their unethical means. Cast: Jennifer Garner (Sydney Bristow), Victor Garber (Jack Bristow), Ron Rifkin (Arvin Sloane), Carl Lumbly (Marcus Dixon), Michael Vartan (Michael Vaughn), Kevin Wiseman (Marshall Flinkman). Theme: “Alias” by Michael Giacchino. ORIGINAL OPENING Sydney: My name is Sydney Bristow. Seven years ago I was recruited by a secret branch of the CIA called SD-6. I was sworn in secrecy but I couldn’t keep it from my fiancé and when SD-6 found out, he [Arvin Sloane] had him killed. That’s when I learned the truth that SD-6 is not part of the CIA. I’ve been working for the very people I thought I was fighting against. So I went to the only place [CIA] that could help me take them down. Now I’m a double agent for the CIA where my handler is a man named Michael Vaughn. Only one other person knows the truth about what I do—another double agent inside SD-6; someone I already know [Jack Bristow]—my father. REVISED OPENING Announcer: CIA profile: Agent Sydney Bristow. Agent Bristow works undercover with her father, Jack Bristow, also a double agent with the CIA. Bristow’s CIA contact: Michael Vaughn. Her current assignment: To infiltrate and destroy SD-6, a secret organization dealing in extortion, weapons sales, and posing as the CIA. AMERICAN GOTHIC (CBS, 1995) The ghost of a sixteen-year-old girl (Merlyn) seeks to end the reign of the man who killed her—Lucas Buck, the evil sheriff of Trinity, South Carolina, who is seeking absolute power by bringing her brother (Caleb), who will soon possess spiritual powers, over to his dark reign. Cast: Gary Cole (Lucas Buck), Sarah Paulson (Merlyn Temple), Lucas Black (Caleb Temple), Paige Turco (Gail Emory). Theme: “American Gothic” by Joseph LoDuca. OPENING Narrator: Welcome to Trinity, South Carolina. It looks like a pretty nice place to live—well look again, look closer, there’s a dark force at work in Trinity [Sheriff Lucas Buck] and just about everybody here owes Lucas;

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and strange, bad things seem to happen to people who don’t share in Sheriff Buck’s vision—American Gothic next. AMOS BURKE, SECRET AGENT (ABC, 1965–1966) Burke’s Law spin-off wherein former police captain Amos Burke becomes a U.S. government secret agent. Cast: Gene Barry (Amos Burke). OPENING Announcer: Gene Barry . . . Starring as . . . Amos Burke, Secret Agent. ANGELES (Telemundo, 1999) Spanish version of Charlie’s Angels that relates the case investigations of three sexy Latino women (Adrian, Elena, and Gina), the Angels (detectives) of a mysterious man named Charlie, the owner of Angeles Investigations. Cast: Patricia Manterda (Adrian Vega), Sandra Vidal (Elena Sanchez), Magali Caicedo (Gina Navarro), Mauricio Mendoza (David Bose; Charlie’s lawyer). OPENING Visual: Adrian (an ex-cop with a chameleon-like talent), Elena (a brilliant computer expert), and Gina (a former cat burglar). Announcer: These are the Angels of Angeles, three beautiful women with dangerous pasts now fighting crime as private eyes for the mysterious and reclusive Charlie at Angeles Investigations in the not-so-peaceful coastal town of Costa Rica. Adrian Vega, Elena Sanchez, and Gina Navarro at first have nothing in common except a passion for catching the bad guys. Strong women with special talents and hidden resources rely on their wits and each other to survive their deadly activities. ARROW (CW, 2012– ) Oliver Queen, alias the mysterious Green Arrow, battles evil in Starling City at the last request of his father: destroy those whose corruption is destroying the city. Cast: Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen), Katie Cassidy (Dinah Lance), Willa Holland (Thea Queen), David Ramsay (John Diggle), Susanna Thompson (Moira Queen). OPENING Oliver: My name is Oliver Queen and for five years I was stranded on an island with only one goal—survive. Now I will fulfill my father’s dying wish—to use the list of names he left me and bring down those who are poisoning my city. To do this I must become someone else [visual of Oliver becoming Green Arrow].

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THE AVENGERS (ABC, 1966–1969) British Ministry agent John Steed and his partner Emma Peel battle enemies of the government. Although Steed had a prior partner (Catherine Gale, played by Honor Blackman), and a partner after Emma (Tara King, played by Linda Thorson), the opening was used only for the first season, black and white Emma Peel episodes. Cast: Patrick Macnee (John Steed), Diana Rigg (Emma Peel). Theme: “The Avengers” by Laurie Johnson. OPENING Announcer: Extraordinary crimes against the people and the state had to be avenged by agents extraordinary. Two such people are John Steed, top professional, and his partner, Emma Peel, talented amateur; otherwise known as The Avengers. BARNABY JONES (CBS, 1973–1980) Elder private detective Barnaby Jones solves crimes with the help of his daughterin-law, Betty Jones, and his cousin Jedidiah “J.R.” Jones. Cast: Buddy Ebsen (Barnaby Jones), Lee Meriwether (Betty Jones), Mark Shera (Jedidiah “J.R.” Jones), John Carter (Lt. Biddle). TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Barnaby Jones . . . A Quinn Martin Production . . . Starring Buddy Ebsen . . . Also starring Lee Meriwether . . . Mark Shera . . . with guest stars Hilary Thompson, Martin Kove, Julie Hill . . . Tonight’s episode “Nest of Scorpions.” BEASTMASTER (Syndicated, 1999–2002) Dar, a warrior in an ancient time, is chosen by Curupira, the forest demon, to protect her animals. With his assistant Tao, Dar, called the BeastMaster, now battles those who would do harm to others. Cast: Daniel Goddard (Dar), Jackson Raine (Tao), Steve Grives (King Zad), Emilie DeRaven (Curupira), Monika Schnarre (The Sorceress), Dylan Bierk (The New Sorceress). Theme: “BeastMaster” by Graeme Coleman. OPENING Narrator: In an age when nature and magic ruled there is an extraordinary legend, the story of a warrior who communicates with animals, fights sorcery and the unnatural. His name is Dar, last of his tribe. He is also called BeastMaster. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (CBS, 1987–1990) Mistaken for someone else and left for dead by thugs, Catherine Chandler’s life is saved by Vincent, a misfit who brings her to his world—the subways beneath

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Manhattan—where he and Father, the man who found and raised Vincent (abandoned as a baby), now live. Catherine, an investigator for the D.A., now solves crimes with the secret help of Vincent. Cast: Ron Perlman (Vincent), Linda Hamilton (Catherine Chandler), Roy Dotrice (Father), Jo Anderson (Diana Bennett). Theme: “Theme from Beauty and the Beast” by Lee Holdridge. OPENING Vincent: This is where the wealthy and powerful rule [visual of Manhattan]. It’s her world, a world apart from mine. Her name is Catherine. From the moment I saw her, she captured my heart with her beauty, her warmth, and her courage. I knew then as I know now, she will change my life forever. Catherine: He came from a secret place far below the city streets, hiding his face from strangers, safe from hate and harm. He brought me there to save my life. And now, wherever I go, he is with me in spirit for we have a bond stronger than friendship or love. And, although we cannot be together, we will never, ever be apart. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (CW, 2012– ) N.Y.P.D. police detective Catherine Chandler receives the secret help of Vincent Keller, a soldier wanted by the military for escaping after a medical experiment went wrong and who, when angered, becomes a beastlike creature. Cast: Kristin Kreuk (Catherine Chandler), Jay Ryan (Vincent Keller), Nina Lisandrell (Tass Vargas), Nicole Gale Anderson (Heather Chandler). Theme: “Beauty and the Beast” by Claude Foisy. OPENING Catherine: Nine years ago I witnessed my mother’s murder. I would have been killed too if it hadn’t been for Vincent. Vincent: I was part of an experiment for the Specials Forces group. Their goal was to create the perfect super soldier. They made us stronger, faster, better. But something went wrong. They gave orders to kill us all. Somehow I survived and have been in hiding ever since. Catherine: Until a case brought me back to him, but also alerted the group that experimented on him. Now we’re both in danger. Vincent: And now our best chance at survival is that we save each other. BEN CASEY (ABC, 1961–1966) The victories and defeats of Ben Casey, a young neurosurgeon at County General Hospital. Cast: Vince Edwards (Dr. Ben Casey), Sam Jaffe (Dr. David Zorba). Theme: “Theme from Ben Casey” by David Raksin.

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OPENING Visual: Dr. Zorba at a blackboard. As he draws symbols, he speaks: “Man . . . Woman . . . Birth . . . Death . . . Infinity.” BEYOND WESTWORLD (CBS, 1980) Delos Corporation agents John Moore and Pamela Williams seek to stop Simon Quaid, builder of the adult playground Westworld from unleashing deadly robots on society. Cast: James Wainwright (Simon Quaid), Jim McMullan (John Moore), Connie Sellecca (Pamela Williams). OPENING Announcer: It began with Westworld, a futuristic playground where people could act out their fantasies with robots so sophisticated it was impossible to tell them from humans. Suddenly the robots changed and turned into the deadly servants of their creator, Simon Quaid, who took them beyond Westworld. Delos, builders of Westworld, must stop Quaid. Assigned: its security chief, John Moore, and special agent Pamela Williams. BIRDS OF PREY (WB, 2002–2003) Barbara Gordon, alias Oracle, and Helena Kyle, alias Huntress, join with Dinah, a teenager possessed of amazing powers of the mind, to battle evil in New Gotham City. Alfred, Batman’s former butler, cares for them. Cast: Dina Meyer (Barbara Gordon/Oracle), Ashley Scott (Helena Kyle/Huntress), Rachel Skarsten (Dinah Lance), Ian Abercrombie (Alfred Pennyworth). Theme Vocal: “Revolution” by Aimee Alla. OPENING Alfred: Legend tells of a caped crusader—Batman, guardian of New Gotham, and his one-time love, Cat Woman, the queen of the criminal underworld. Their passion left behind something extraordinary—a daughter, Huntress—half meda-human. She has taken up her father’s mantle and under the cover of night fights to protect the innocent. Joining her in her struggle, Oracle, who was once Batman’s protégé Batgirl. She was caught in the crossfire in the war between Batman and the Joker. Visual: Barbara, alias Oracle, being shot by Joker; the bullet cripples her. Alfred: Now she fights crime differently, a master of the cyber realm. Together they have taken in a young runaway, Dinah, a meda-human herself with powers that can open hidden doors of the mind. Powers that she is only beginning to explore. Together these three are the protectors of New Gotham—the Birds of Prey. My name is Alfred Pennyworth and this is their story.

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BLACK SCORPION (Syfy, 2001) To avenge crimes, Angel City detective Darcy Walker becomes Black Scorpion, a mysterious figure for justice who strikes with the sting of a scorpion. Cast: Michelle Lintel (Darcy Walker), Brandon Terrill (Argyle), Scott Valentine (Steve Rafferty), Enya Flack (Tender Lovin’), Robert Pine (Arthur Worth). Theme: “Black Scorpion” by David G. Russell. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: By the light of day she was a cop. But in the dark of night she becomes Black Scorpion, protecting the city from Inferno . . . Aftershock . . . Flashpoint . . . Hurricane . . . Medusa . . . Green Thumb. Feel the sting! The sting of Black Scorpion! REVISED OPENING Announcer: In the light of day Darcy Walker is a cop. But in the dark of night she becomes Black Scorpion—doing with a mask what she can’t do with a badge. BLUE LIGHT (ABC, 1966) Posing as a traitor, World War II newspaper reporter David March infiltrates the Third Reich to destroy it from within. Cast: Robert Goulet (David March), Christine Carera (Suzanne Duchard). Theme: “The Blue Light Theme” by Lalo Schifrin. OPENING Announcer: Long before Hitler turned the world to flames, American correspondent David March fled to Germany, posing as a traitor to his own country. Accepted by the Nazi High Command, March worked as a double agent to destroy the Third Reich from within under the code name . . . Blue Light. THE BOLD ONES (NBC, 1969–1973) The overall title for four rotating series: The Doctors, The Lawyers, The Protectors, and The Senator. Cast for The Doctors: David Hartman (Dr. Paul Hunter), E. G. Marshall (Dr. David Craig), John Saxon (Dr. Theodore Stuart). Cast for The Lawyers: Burl Ives (Walter Nicholls), Joseph Campanella (Brian Darrell), James Farentino (Neil Darrell). Cast for The Protectors: Leslie Nielsen (Sam Danforth), Hari Rhodes (D.A. William Washburn). Cast for The Senator: Hal Holbrook (Senator Hays Stowe), Michael Tolan (Jordan Boyle), Sharon Acker (Ellen Stowe).

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Theme: “The Bold Ones Theme” by Gil Mille and Robert Prince (Version 1, 1969), Stanley Wilson (Version 2, 1970), Dave Grusin (Version 3, 1971), David Shire (Version 4, 1972). OPENING Announcer: The Bold Ones. E. G. Marshall, John Saxon—doctors expanding the horizons of the new medicines. Burl Ives, Joseph Campanella, James Farentino—lawyers defending justice in the nation’s courtrooms. Leslie Nielsen, Hari Rhodes—public servants enforcing the laws of a challenging society—The Bold Ones. BOSTON BLACKIE (Syndicated, 1951–1953) Former safecracker turned troubleshooter Boston Blackie uses his knowledge of the underworld to battle crime—often assisted by his girlfriend Mary. Cast: Kent Taylor (Boston Blackie), Lois Collier (Mary Wesley), Frank Orth (Insp. Faraday). OPENING Visual: Boston Blackie in an alleyway walking toward, then past, a newsstand. Announcer: Danger. Excitement. Adventure. Boston Blackie—enemy to those who make him an enemy; friend to those who have no friends. Newsstand Owner: Yes sir, that’s Boston Blackie and he’s quite a guy. In just a moment we’ll see him in one of his exciting adventures. But first, a word from one of our sponsors. BOURBON STREET BEAT (ABC, 1959–1960) Rex Randolph and Cal Calhoun, owners of Randolph and Calhoun—Special Services on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, solve crimes—with the help of their assistants, Melody and Kenny. Cast: Richard Long (Rex Randolph), Andrew Duggan (Cal Calhoun), Van Williams (Kenny Madison), Arlene Howell (Melody Lee Mercer). Theme: “Bourbon Street Beat” by Mack David and Jerry Livingston. OPENING Chorus: Bourbon Street Beat . . . Announcer: Starring Richard Long . . . Chorus: In New Orleans . . . Announcer: Andrew Duggan . . . Chorus: This is the Blues . . . Announcer: With Arlene Howell and Van Williams. Produced by Warner Bros. BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (WB/UPN, 1997–2003) Buffy Summers, a teenager living in California, suddenly finds her life changing when, upon her sixteenth birthday, her inherited powers as a Slayer emerge and she is charged with a mission: protect the people of her generation from evil.

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Cast: Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy Summers), Kristine Sutherland (Joyce Summers), Michelle Trachtenberg (Dawn Summers), Anthony Stewart Head (Rupert Giles), Alyson Hannigan (Willow Rosenberg), Nicholas Brandon (Xander Harris), Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia Chase). Theme: “Buffy’s Theme” by Nerf Herder. OPENING Giles (Buffy’s Watcher): As long as there have been demons there has been the Slayer. One girl in all the world, the Chosen One, born with the strength and skill to stop the spread of their evil. When one Slayer dies, the next is called and trained by the Watcher. BURKE’S LAW (ABC, 1963–1965) Millionaire Los Angeles Police Department captain Amos Burke and his assistants, detectives Tim Tillson and Lester Hart, investigate cases involving the higher echelon of California. Cast: Gene Barry (Captain Amos Burke), Gary Conway (Tim Tillson), Regis Toomey (Lester Hart). Theme: “Burke’s Law” by Herschel Burke Gilbert. OPENING Sexy Girl’s Voice: It’s Burke’s Law. [Visuals then follow.] Starring Gene Barry . . . Costarring Gary Conway and Regis Toomey. BURN NOTICE (USA, 2007– ) Terminated without reason, CIA agent Michael Westin establishes a private detective business in Florida while seeking those responsible for his mysterious dismissal. Cast: Jeffrey Donovan (Michael Westin), Gabrielle Anwar (Fiona Glenanne), Bruce Campbell (Sam Axe), Sharon Gless (Madelyn Westin). Theme: “Burn Notice” by John Dickson. OPENING Michael: My name is Michael Westin. I used to be a spy until— Voice: We’ve got a burn notice on you; you’re blacklisted. Michael: When you’re burned, you’ve got nothing—no cash, no credit, no job history. You’re stuck in whatever city they decide to dump you in. You do whatever work comes along. You rely on anyone who is still talking to you—a trigger-happy ex-girlfriend [Fiona], an old friend who used to inform on you to the FBI [Sam], and family [Madelyn, Michael’s mother] if you’re desperate. Bottom line, as long as you’re burned, you’re not going anywhere.

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CANNON (CBS, 1971–1976) A brilliant, overweight private detective investigates crime in Los Angeles. Cast: William Conrad (Cannon) Theme: “Cannon’s Theme” by John Parker. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Cannon . . . A Quinn Martin Production . . . Starring William Conrad . . . With guest stars . . . Tom Skerritt . . . Sharon Acker . . . Vincent Van Patten . . . Tonight’s episode “The Salinas Jackpot.” CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT (CBS, 1954–1956) An average citizen, known only as Captain Midnight, forms the Secret Squadron to battle evil. Cast: Richard Webb (Captain Midnight), Sid Melton (Icky Mudd), Olan Soule (Tut Jones). Theme: “Captain Midnight” (a.k.a. “Freedom March”) by Don Ferris and Irving Friedman. OPENING Announcer: On a mountain top high above a large city stands the headquarters of a man dedicated to freedom and justice, a war hero who never stopped fighting against his country’s nemesis, a private citizen who is dedicating his life to the struggles against evil men everywhere—Captain Midnight. Captain Midnight is brought to you by Ovaltine . . . chocolate flavored Ovaltine. Delicious! Nutritious! Instant Ovaltine—the fortified food drink that tops them all. Note: Following the network run, Ovaltine, which owned the rights to the name Captain Midnight, withdrew its sponsorship and for syndication the program was renamed Jet Jackson, the Flying Commando (the screen title, although it is commonly known as Jet Jackson, Flying Commando). The character name Captain Midnight was deleted and voiced over as Jet Jackson. It opened as follows: Announcer: It’s Jet Jackson, the Flying Commando. On a mountain top high above a large city stands the headquarters of a man devoted to the cause of freedom and justice, a war hero who has never stopped fighting against his country’s enemies, a private citizen who has dedicated his life to the struggle against evil everywhere—Jet Jackson. THE CASES OF EDDIE DRAKE (DuMont, 1952) Psychiatrist Karen Gayle accompanies private detective Eddie Drake to acquire firsthand knowledge of criminal activity. Cast: Don Haggerty (Eddie Drake), Patricia Morison, Lynne Roberts (Karen Gayle). Note: The opening is a musical introduction. The closing, which is a bit unique, is presented.

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CLOSING Visual: Don and Patricia seated near an office desk. Patricia (later Lynne) verbally credits the cast and ends with . . . Patricia: And starring Don Haggerty as Detective Eddie Drake. Don: And Patricia Morison as Dr. Karen Gayle. We’ll be back next week, same time, same station, for another episode of— Patricia: The Cases of Eddie Drake. CHARLIE’S ANGELS (ABC, 1976–1981; ABC, 2011) Three young women (varies by season) use their beauty and wits to solve crimes for Charlie Townsend, the never-seen head of Townsend Investigations. See also Angeles. Cast (1977–1981): Kate Jackson (Sabrina Duncan), Farrah Fawcett (Jill Munroe), Jaclyn Smith (Kelly Garrett), Cheryl Ladd (Kris Munroe), Shelley Hack (Tiffany Welles), Tanya Roberts (Julie Rogers), John Forsythe (voice of Charlie), David Doyle (John Bosley). Cast (2011): Rachel Taylor (Abby Sampson), Anne Ilonzeh (Kate Prince), Minka Kelly (Eve French), Robert Wagner (voice of Charlie), Ramon Rodriquez (John Bosley). Theme: “The Charlie’s Angels Theme” by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson (1977– 1981); the updated 2011 Charlie’s Angels theme is by Jack Elliott. OPENING (1976–1977) Charlie: Once upon a time there were three little girls who went to the police academy [Sabrina, Jill, Kelly] and they were each assigned very hazardous duties [Sabrina handing out parking tickets; Jill typing files; Kelly a school crossing guard]. But I took them away from all that and now they work for me. My name is Charlie. (1977–1979) Charlie: Once upon a time there were three little girls who went to the police academy. Two in Los Angeles [Sabrina, Kelly] and one in San Francisco [Kris], and they were each assigned very hazardous duties. But I took them away from all that and now they work for me. My name is Charlie. [The hazardous duties: the same for Sabrina and Kelly; Kris, a switchboard operator.] (1979–1980) Charlie: Once upon a time there were three little ladies who went to the police academy. One in Los Angeles [Kelly], one in San Francisco [Kris], and one in Boston [Tiffany], and they were each assigned very hazardous duties. But I took them away from all that and now they work for me. My name is Charlie. [Kris and Kelly have the same “hazardous” jobs with Tiffany seen filing papers.] (1980–1981) Charlie: Once upon a time there were three beautiful girls. Two of them graduated from the police academy [Kelly, Kris] and the other graduated from a top school for models [Julie]. And each reaped the rewards of their exciting careers. But I took them away from all that and now they work for me. My name is Charlie. [Kelly and Kris have the same “exciting jobs” with Julie seen modeling a health drink called Joggerade.]

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(2011, Original) Charlie: Abby was a Park Avenue princess turned thief. Kate was a dedicated detective turned dirty cop. Eve had a habit of taking cars. Each made mistakes but I gave them a second chance. Now they work for me. My name is Charlie. (2011, Revised) Charlie: Once upon a time there were three young women in very big trouble (Abby, Kate, Eve). Now they work for me. My name is Charlie. [Abby is a world-class thief; Kate, a cop who fell from grace; and Eve, a girl with a mysterious past.] THE CHEATERS (Syndicated, 1960) Eastern Insurance investigator John Hunter probes cases suspected of being fraudulent. Cast: John Ireland (John Hunter), Robert Ayres (Walter Allen). OPENING Visuals: Scenes of Destruction . . . Death . . . Fire . . . Robbery . . . Hunter: These and hundreds of other legitimate claims are paid by insurance companies. Once in a while, some joker comes along with an attempt to defraud. By any other name they’re still The Cheaters. That’s where I come in. I’m John Hunter, investigator for Eastern Insurance Company. CITY OF ANGELS (NBC, 1976) The cases of Jake Axminster, a private detective in the Los Angeles of the 1930s. Cast: Wayne Rogers (Jake Axminster), Elaine Joyce (Marsha), Clifton James (Lt. Murray Quint). Theme: “City of Angels” by Nelson Riddle. OPENING Announcer (over visual of L.A.): This is Los Angeles, one of the least corrupt cities in the United States. And its police force is one of the most honest and efficient in the world. But it wasn’t always so. CLIFFHANGERS (NBC, 1979) Overall title for three 1940s movie-like serials: The Curse of Dracula, The Secret Empire, and Stop Susan Williams. Cast for The Curse of Dracula: Michael Nouri (Count Dracula), Stephen Johnson (Kurt Von Helsing), Carol Baxter (Mary Gibbons). Cast for The Secret Empire: Geoffrey Scott (Marshal Jim Donner), Tiger Williams (Billy), Carlene Watkins (Millie). Cast for Stop Susan Williams: Susan Anton (Susan Williams), Michael Swan (Jack Schoengarth), Ray Walston (Bob Richards). OPENING Announcer: It’s time for Cliffhangers, three of your favorite serials, three brand new chapters bringing you the excitement of the chase, the lure of

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the exotic, the shock of the unexpected, the breathlessness of suspense. Cliffhangers, three chapters filled with menace, peril, and romance, death-defying stunts and astonishing adventures into the unknown. And just when all looked helpless against impossible odds— the thrill of the rescue. Cliffhangers, bringing you tonight chapter four of Stop Susan Williams, chapter six of The Secret Empire, and chapter nine of The Curse of Dracula—all tonight on Cliffhangers. CLIFFHANGERS: THE SECRET EMPIRE (NBC, 1979) Segment of Cliffhangers about Jim Donner, a U.S. marshal battling a secret society of aliens living inside the Earth. Cast: Geoffrey Scott (Marshal Jim Donner), Tiger Williams (Billy), Carlene Watkins (Millie). OPENING Announcer: Don’t touch that dial! It’s time for the next thrilling chapter of The Secret Empire, portions of which are in beautiful black and white . . . The Secret Empire! Note: The other two segments, The Curse of Dracula and Stop Susan Williams, have a musical opening only. CODE NAME FOXFIRE (NBC, 1985) Unorthodox government agents Liz, Danni, and Maggie perform secretive missions for Larry Hutchins, brother of the president of the United States. Cast: Joanna Cassidy (Elizabeth “Liz” Towne), Robin Johnson (Danni O’Toole), Sheryl Lee Ralph (Maggie Bryan), John McCook (Larry Hutchins), Henry Jones (Phillips). Theme: “Code Name Foxfire” by Joe Sample. OPENING Announcer: Liz, ex-secret agent . . . Maggie, cat burglar . . . Danni, the driver . . . Together as Code Name Foxfire. When a mission is too tough and no one can cut it, there’s only one place to turn—Code Name Foxfire. COMBAT! (ABC, 1962–1967) World War II drama about the men of K Company (Second Platoon, U.S. Infantry) from their D-Day landing to victory one year later. Cast: Rick Jason (Lt. Gil Hanley), Vic Morrow (Sgt. Chip Saunders). Theme: “Combat” by Leonard Rosenman. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Combat! . . . Starring Vic Morrow . . . and Rick Jason . . . Guest star . . . James Coburn . . . Tonight’s episode . . . “Masquerade.”

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CONAN (Syndicated, 1997–1998) A warrior (Conan) and three adventurers, Otli, Bayu, and Zzeben, team to battle evil in an age of ancient myths and legends. Cast: Rolfe Moeller (Conan), Danny Woodburn (Otli), T. J. Storm (Bayu), Robert McRay (Zzeben). Theme: “Conan’s Theme” by Charles Fox. OPENING Announcer: After the oceans swallowed Atlantis and before recorded history, there was an age when mythical kings swept across an uncharted world. This was the age of Conan. Enslaved as a boy, Conan grew into a void. He escaped to encounter mystery, magic, and myths. Conan—lover, friend, hero. His destiny was to free the oppressed and become a king by his own hand. Conan! CORONET BLUE (CBS, 1967) After being attacked and left for dead, Michael Alden, now suffering from amnesia, sets out to find his attackers. His only clue: the words “Coronet Blue.” Cast: Frank Converse (Michael Alden), Brian Medford (Brother Anthony). Theme Vocal: “Coronet Blue” by Lenny Welch. OPENING Michael: Who am I? . . . Who am I? Why do they want to kill me? Can’t remember anything except two words—Coronet Blue . . . Coronet Blue. [Theme vocal follows: “Coronet Blue, no other clue . . . this must be the thing that can set me free.”] THE COURT OF LAST RESORT (NBC, 1957–1958) People with no hope find help from the lawyers of The Court of Last Resort. Cast: Paul Birch (Erle Stanley Gardner), Lyle Bettger (Sam Larsen). OPENING Announcer: A group of seven men, experts in law and criminology, bound together in a dedication to improving the administration of justice—The Court of Last Resort. THE CROW: STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN (Syndicated, 1998–1999) Eric Draven, caught between the land of the living and dead, is seeking redemption after he and his fiancé, Shelly, were killed, but he cannot rest. He is returned to Earth to right wrongs; each person he helps brings him closer to salvation and Shelly (who is semi-dead). Cast: Mark Dacascos (Eric Draven), Sabine Karsenti (Shelly Webster), Katie Stuart (Sarah Mohr), Marc Gomes (Daryl Albrecht).

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Theme: “The Crow” by Cherish Alexander and Peter Robinson. OPENING Shelly: People once believed that when someone dies the crow carries their soul to the land of the dead. Eric: But sometimes something so bad happens that a terrible sadness is carried with it and the soul can’t rest. Shelly: Then sometimes, just sometimes, the crow can bring the soul back to make things right. Eric: Things can never be right. My soul will never rest until we are together again. CRUSADER (CBS, 1955–1956) Freelance magazine reporter Matt Anders’s worldwide experiences as he seeks stories. Cast: Brian Keith (Matt Anders). Theme: “The Crusader” by Melvyn Lenard. OPENING Announcer (Ed Reimers): Crusader recounts the struggles of democratic people against the enemies of freedom and justice at home and abroad. These are the stories of people who have been helped by the many great organizations which are dedicated to bringing truth to those who are fed lies, light to those who live in darkness, protection to those who live in fear. DAN AUGUST (ABC, 1970–1971) Detective Lt. Dan August investigates crimes in the small community of Santa Luisa, California. Cast: Burt Reynolds (Dan August), Norman Fell (Charles Wilentz), Richard Anderson (George Untermeyer), Ned Romero (Joe Rivera), Ena Hartman (Katy Grant). Theme: “Dan August” by Dave Grusin. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Dan August . . . A Quinn Martin production . . . Starring Burt Reynolds . . . Also starring Norman Fell . . . Richard Anderson, Ned Romero, and Ena Hartman . . . With guest stars Sal Mineo and special guest star Fernando Lamas . . . Tonight’s episode “The Worst Crime.” DANGER MAN (CBS, 1961) Special investigator John Drake performs undercover assignments for NATO. Cast: Patrick McGoohan (John Drake). Theme: “High Wire” by Edwin Astley.

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OPENING Drake: Every government has its secret service branch. America, the CIA; England, MI-5. A mission? That’s when they call me or someone like me. Oh yes, my name is John Drake. DARK JUSTICE (CBS, 1991–1993) Former cop turned lawyer turned judge Nick Marshall avenges crime in secret as the leader of a vigilante group called the Night Watchmen. Cast: Ramy Zada, Bruce Abbott (Nick Marshall), Begonya Plaza (Cat Duran), Dick O’Neill (Arnold Willis), Clayton Prince (Jericho Gibbs). Theme: “Dark Justice” by Mark Snow and Jeff Frelich. OPENING Nick: As a cop, I lost my collars to legal loopholes. But I believed in the system. As a D.A., I lost my cases to crooked lawyers. But I believed in the system. As a judge, my hands were bound by the letter of the law. But I believed in the system—until it took my life. [His wife and daughter seen killed in a car explosion meant for him.] Then I stopped believing in the system. I started believing in justice. THE D.A.’S MAN (NBC, 1959) A private detective, known only as Shannon, investigates crimes for Manhattan D.A. Al Bonacorsi. Cast: John Compton (Shannon), Ralph Manza (Al Bonacorsi). Theme: “The D.A.’s Man” by Frank Comstock. OPENING Shannon: My name’s Shannon, D.A’s man. My cigarette is Chesterfield’s King. Announcer: Nothing satisfies like the big clean taste of top tobacco in Chesterfield King. The D.A.’s Man starring John Compton and featuring Ralph Manza. DOCTOR CHRISTIAN (Syndicated, 1956) A young doctor’s (Mark Christian) experiences when he takes over his Uncle Paul’s practice in the town of River’s End, Minnesota. Cast: Macdonald Carey (Dr. Mark Christian), Jean Hersholt (Dr. Paul Christian), Jan Shepard (Nurse Betty), Cynthia Baer (Nurse Frances). Theme: “The Doctor Christian Theme” by Ray Llewellyn. OPENING Mark (reading a letter from Paul): Dear Mark, this might come somewhat as a surprise. I finally decided to take your advice and retire, which means you’ll be falling heir to my patients. You may find that I’ve babied some

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too much and been too strict with others. I know you’ve long considered me a chronic meddler but it’s been my philosophy that a doctor’s responsibilities exceed those outlined in the Hippocratic Oath. No two doctors work in exactly the same manner. However, you know how I think and I know how you think, so I’m not worried. Mark, the reason why I worked for so long is to make sure you matured sufficiently to handle my patients with wisdom and kindness. I am now sure. With best regards, Uncle Paul. DR. HUDSON’S SECRET JOURNAL (Syndicated, 1955) Neurosurgeon Wayne Hudson’s experiences at Center Hospital. The title refers to Wayne’s diary of the cases he handles, which he secures in a safe. Cast: John Howard (Dr. Wayne Hudson), Cheryl Galloway (Kathy Hudson, his daughter), Olive Blakeney (Mrs. Grady, his Housekeeper). Theme: “Dr. Hudson’s Secret Journal” by Alexander Laszlo. OPENING Announcer: To the millions of people who have been entertained and inspired by “Magnificent Obsession,” “White Banners,” “Disputed Passage,” and “The Robe” [all books] by Lloyd C. Douglas, we respectfully submit this series. DRAGNET (NBC, 1951–1959) Meticulous crime investigations by L.A.P.D. sergeant Joe Friday and his partner, Officer Frank Smith. Cast: Jack Webb (Sgt. Joe Friday), Barton Yarborough (Off. Ben Romero), Barney Phillips (Sgt. Ed Jacobs), Herb Ellis, Ben Alexander (Off. Frank Smith). Theme: “Dragnet” by Walter Schumann. The theme is also known as “The Dragnet March” and “Danger Ahead.” OPENING Announcer (Hal Gibney): The story you are about to see is real; the names have been changed to protect the innocent. Fatima cigarettes, best of all king-size cigarettes, brings you Dragnet.” Joe: This is the city, Los Angeles, California. I work here. I carry a badge. Note: Nonsponsored openings (and the openings for the revised 1967–1970 series Dragnet) begin the same way but without the sponsor tag. Jack Webb recreated his role as Sgt. Joe Friday for the revised version with Harry Morgan as his partner, Officer Bill Gannon. The ABC 2003–2004 revival (with Ed O’Neill as Lt. Joe Friday) opened simply with Ed saying “This is the city, Los Angeles, California. I work here, I carry a badge.” EARLY EDITION (CBS, 1996–2000) McGinty’s bar owner Gary Hobson, who gets tomorrow’s newspaper (the Chicago Sun-Times) today, sets out to prevent disturbing future headlines from happening.

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Cast: Kyle Chandler (Gary Hobson), Shanesia Davis-Williams (Marissa Clark), Fisher Stevens (Chuck Fishman). Theme: “Early Edition” by W. G. “Snuffy” Walden. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: What if you knew beyond a doubt what was going to happen tomorrow? Sure, I know it’s crazy, but what if you did? Would you be rich or poor? A hero or a loser? Lucky in love; unlucky in life? What would you do? What if by some magic you found the power to really change things—people, events, maybe even your life? Would you know where to even start? Maybe you can’t know until it happens to you. REVISED OPENING Announcer: What if you knew without a doubt what was going to happen tomorrow? What if by some magic you found the power to really change things—people, events, maybe even your life? Would you ever know where to start? Maybe you can’t know until it happens. FAME (NBC/Syndicated, 1982–1987) Aspiring actors, singers, dancers, and musicians attend the High School of Performing Arts in New York City. Cast: Debbie Allen (Lydia Grant), Gene Anthony Ray (Leroy Johnson), Carlo Imperato (Danny Amatullo), Albert Hague (Benjamin Shorofsky). OPENING Lydia: Got big dreams? You want fame? Well fame costs. Right here is where you start paying in sweat. THE FANTASTIC JOURNEY (NBC, 1977) A scientific party, engulfed by a green cloud and transported to a mysterious island while exploring the Bermuda Triangle, seeks a way back to their own world. Cast: Jared Martin (Varian), Roddy McDowall (Jonathan Willaway), Carl Franklin (Fred Walters), Katie Saylor (Liana), Scott Thomas (Paul Jordan), Ike Eisenmann (Scott Jordan), Susan Howard (Dr. Eve Costigan), Karen Sommerville (Dr. Jill Sands). Theme: “Fantastic Journey” by Dick DeBenedictis. OPENING Announcer (Mike Road): Lost in the Devil’s Triangle, trapped in a dimension with beings from the future and from other worlds, a party of adventurers journeys through zones of time back to their own time. Varian, a man from the twenty-third century, possessing awesome powers; from 1977, Fred, a young doctor just out of medical school; Scott Jordan, the thirteen-year-old son of a famous scientist; Liana, daughter of an Atlantian father and an extraterrestrial mother; and Jonathan Willaway, a rebel

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scientist from the 1960s. Together they face the frightening unknown on The Fantastic Journey. THE FBI (ABC, 1965–1974) Cases based on the official files of the FBI. Cast: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (Lewis Erskine), Philip Abbott (Arthur Ward), Stephen Brooks (Jim Rhodes). Theme: “The FBI” by Bronislau Kaper. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Hank Simms): The Ford Motor Company presents . . . A Quinn Martin-Warner Bros. production . . . The FBI . . . Starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr. . . . Also starring Philip Abbott . . . Stephen Brooks . . . with guest stars Ruth Roman, Gene Hackman, Phyllis Love . . . Tonight’s episode “The Courier.” THE FEATHER AND FATHER GANG (ABC, 1977) An attorney (Toni “Feather” Danton) teams with her con-artist father (Harry Danton) to solve crimes. Cast: Stefanie Powers (Toni Danton), Harold Gould (Harry Danton), Edward Winter (J. C. Hadley). Theme: “The Feather and Father Gang Theme” by George Romanis. OPENING Harry (over visual of Toni): This is my daughter, Feather. Because of my influence and guidance, she was inspired to become a lawyer. Feather (over visual of Harry): This is my father, Harry. I hired him as an investigator for my law firm to keep him out of trouble. [Cast credits roll with scenes of Toni and Harry in action.] FIVE FINGERS (NBC, 1959–1960) Victor Sebastian, a U.S. government counterintelligence agent posing as a theatrical agent for Wembley and Sebastian, Ltd., and his partner, Simone Genet (posing as a singer), investigate cases under the code name Five Fingers. Cast: David Hedison (Victor Sebastian), Luciana Paluzzi (Simone Genet), Paul Burke (“Robbie” Robertson), Charles Napier (Wembley). Theme: “Beguine, the Theme from Five Fingers” by David Raksin. OPENING Victor: To the entertainment world on two continents I’m Victor Sebastian, theatrical agent. Visual: Offices of Wembley and Sebastian, Ltd. Victor: These are my offices. But the business I’m about to transact can never appear on the company books—not if I’m to survive; because, as

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it happens, I’m also another kind of agent—counterespionage. My employer—the United States government although I sometimes pose as its enemy. My code name: Five Fingers. FLYING TIGERS (Syndicated, 1953) World War II program about Major Del Conway and the men of the Flying Tigers, a U.S. fighter squadron based in China. Cast: Art Fleming (Del Conway), Sandy Kenyon (Cashbox Potter), Carl Shanzer (Dick Rossi), Warren Niesen (Joe Suie), Eddie Luke (Catfish). Theme: “Flying Tigers Theme” by Al Evans. OPENING Visual: Flag of the Flying Tigers. Announcer: This is the identification of the American volunteer group under General Chenault’s gallant fighters in China. In Chinese, “Foo Cho”; in American, “Flying Tigers.” Flying Tigers—the heroic story of the men who risked their lives to bring down the enemy during World War II. FOUR JUST MEN (Syndicated, 1957) Four former World War II friends band together to battle injustice: Tim Collier, American newspaper journalist; Ben Manfred, British private detective; Ricco Poccari, Italian hotel owner; and Jeff Ryder, a French attorney. Cast: Dan Dailey (Tim Collier), Jack Hawkins (Ben Manfred), Vittorio De Sica (Ricco Poccari), Richard Conte (Jeff Ryder). Theme: “The Four Just Men” by Francis Chagrin. OPENING Announcer: Throughout time there have been men to whom justice has been more important than life itself. From these ranks come four men prepared to fight valiantly on the side of justice whenever the need may be. Joined together in this cause they are the Four Just Men. FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE SERIES (Syndicated, 1987–1990) Antique store owners (Micki and Ryan) seek cursed objects before disaster strikes their owners. Cast: Louise Robey (Micki Foster), John D. LeMay (Ryan Dallion), Chris Wiggins (Jack Marshak). Theme: “Theme from Friday the 13th: The Series” by Fred Mollin. OPENING Announcer: Lewis Vendredi made a deal with the devil to sell cursed antiques but he broke the pact and it cost him his soul. Now his niece

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Micki and her cousin Ryan have inherited the store and with it his curse. Now they must get everything back—before the terror begins. FRONT PAGE DETECTIVE (DuMont, 1951–1953) The story-gathering assignments of David Chase (Edmund Lowe), a newspaper columnist (for the Star) and amateur sleuth. Cast: Edmund Lowe (David Chase), Paula Drew (Sharon Richards). OPENING Announcer: Presenting an unusual story of love and mystery on Front Page Detective. Starring Mr. Edmund Lowe as the famous newspaper columnist and amateur detective David Chase. And now for another thrilling adventure as we accompany David Chase and watch him match wits with those who would take the law into their own hands. CLOSING Announcer: For another exciting mystery, read Front Page Detective magazine and tune in next week, same time, same station, for another thrilling episode of Front Page Detective on television. You’re invited to be with David Chase as he again unravels a case of mystery and intrigue on Front Page Detective. THE FUGITIVE (ABC, 1963–1967) Dr. Richard Kimble, falsely convicted and sentenced to death for killing his wife, escapes from authorities and begins a quest to find the real killer—a mysterious one-armed man (Fred Johnson). Cast: David Janssen (Richard Kimble), Barry Morse (Lt. Philip Gerard), Bill Raisch (Fred Johnson). Theme: “The Fugitive” by Pete Rugolo. ORIGINAL OPENING Visual: Richard Kimble seated on a train looking out a window. Narrator (William Conrad): The name: Dr. Richard Kimble. Destination: Death Row State Prison. The irony: Richard Kimble is innocent. Proved guilty when Richard Kimble could not prove that moments before discovering his murdered wife’s body, he saw a one-armed man running from the vicinity of his home. Richard Kimble ponders his fate as he looks at the world for the last time and sees only darkness. But in that darkness, fate moves its huge hand. Visual: Train derailing, then scenes of Kimble escaping and running. Announcer (Dick Wesson): The Fugitive . . . A QM production . . . Starring David Janssen as the Fugitive . . . With guest stars Beverly Garland . . . Alejandro Rey . . . Also starring Barry Morse as Lieutenant Gerard. Tonight’s episode, “Smoke Screen.”

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REVISED OPENING Narrator (William Conrad): The Fugitive . . . a QM production . . . Starring David Janssen as Dr. Richard Kimble, an innocent victim of blind justice. Falsely accused for the murder of his wife; reprieved by fate when a train wreck freed him on route to the Death House . . . freed him to hide in lonely desperation . . . to change his identity . . . to toil at many jobs . . . freed him to search for a one-armed man he saw leave the scene of the crime; freed him to run before the relentless pursuit of the police lieutenant obsessed with his capture. Announcer (Dick Wesson): The guest stars in tonight’s story . . . Edward Binns . . . Brett Somers . . . Tonight’s episode “Cry Uncle.” FURY (NBC, 1955–1966) A young boy (Joey), adopted by widowed ranch owner Jim Newton (of the Broken Wheel Ranch,) finds adventure with Fury, a captured black stallion that has become his pet. Also known as Brave Stallion. Cast: Peter Graves (Jim Newton), Bobby Diamond (Joey Newton), William Fawcett (Pete Wilkey), Ann Robinson (Helen Watkins), Jimmy Baird (Rodney “Pee Wee” Jenkins), Roger Mobley (Homer “Packey” Lambert). Theme: “The Fury Theme” by Ernest Gold. ORIGINAL OPENING Visual: Scene of wild horses on the prairie. Announcer: This is the range country where the pounding hooves of untamed horses spill from over mountains, hills, and canyons. Every herd has its own leader. But there is only one Fury—Fury, king of the wild stallions. And here, in the wild west of today, hard-riding men still battle the open range for a living. Men like Jim Newton, owner of the Broken Wheel Ranch, and Pete, his top hand, who says he cut his teeth on a branding iron. Joey (yelling): Fury! Fury! Announcer: Wild as Fury is, that’s the one human voice he’s learned to love and obey. The voice of the boy who saved his life—Jim Newton’s boy, Joey. Here’s a mutual trust and affection that everyone can understand, especially women like Helen Watkins, Joey’s schoolteacher and unfailing champion. Visual: Joey riding Fury. Announcer: And there they are together—a great wild stallion and the only person on Earth who can ride him—Joey and Fury. REVISED OPENING Announcer: Fury, the story of a horse and the boy who loves him. FUTURE COP (ABC, 1977) Crime solving with a twist: L.A.P.D. cop Joe Cleaver seeks the bad guys with the assistance of his human partner (Bill) and his secret android partner (Kid Haven) as an experiment to team robots with police officers.

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Cast: Ernest Borgnine (Joe Cleaver), John Amos (Bill Bundy), Michael Shannon (John “Kid” Haven). Theme: “Future Cop” by J. J. Johnson. OPENING Joe: My name is Joe Cleaver. For 14 years I’ve been partnered with the man on my left here, Bill Bundy. We never had a secret from each other— until now. This good-looking kid on my right, a rookie cop called Haven; he’s an android, a robot, the perfect cop—the cop of the future; a Future Cop. GHOST WHISPERER (CBS, 2005–2010) A young woman (Melinda Gordon) with a gift to see ghosts and communicate with the dead, uses her ability to help them move on. Cast: Jennifer Love Hewitt (Melinda Gordon), David Conrad (Jim Clancy), Aisha Tyler (Andrea Moreno), Camryn Manheim (Delia Banks), Jay Mohr (Richard Payne). Theme: “The Ghost Whisperer Theme” by Mark Snow. OPENING Melinda: My name is Melinda Gordon. I’m married. I live in a small town [Grandview] and I run an antique shop [Same As It Never Was Antiques]. I might be just like you but from the time I was a little girl, I knew that I could talk to the dead—earth-bound spirits my mother called them. They’re stuck here because they have unfinished business with the living and they come to me for help. In order to tell you my story, I have to tell you theirs. GIBBSVILLE (NBC, 1976) Life in Gibbsville, a small coal-mining town in Pennsylvania as seen through the eyes of Ray Whitehead, newspaper reporter for the Courier. Cast: Gig Young (Ray Whitehead), John Savage (Jim Malloy), Biff McGuire (Dr. Michael Malloy), Peggy McCay (Jim’s mother). Theme: “Theme from Gibbsville” by Leonard Rosenman. OPENING Ray: When I walk through the streets of Gibbsville I see a small but growing town, a busy town with its roots deep in the coal-mined earth. But behind the closed doors and drawn curtains are the secret lives of its people. The lives of the wealthy and the poor filled with ambition and need, love and hate, sorrow and private wars, and the dreams that make men go on. Behind the closed doors of Gibbsville lies the truth about this town, about any town. The real stories waiting to be told.

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THE GRAND JURY (Syndicated, 1958) Case dramatizations based on the files of the Los Angeles Grand Jury. Cast: Lyle Bettger (Harry Driscoll), Harold J. Stone (John Kennedy). Theme: “The Grand Jury” by Ray Ellis. OPENING Announcer: The fore-work of liberty, protecting the inalienable rights of free people, serving unstintingly and without prejudice to maintain the laws of our land, the Grand Jury. THE GRAY GHOST (Syndicated, 1957) Civil War Confederate major John Mosby, called “The Gray Ghost,” leads daring raids against the Union in the hopes of fostering a Confederate victory. Cast: Tod Andrews (Major John Mosby), Phil Chambers (Sgt. Myles Magruder), Sherwood Price (Gen. Jeb Stuart). Theme: “The Gray Ghost” by Paul Dunlap. OPENING Mosby: We took our men from Texas, Kentucky, and Virginia; from the mountains and backwoods and the plains. We put them under orders— guerilla fighting orders—and what we lacked in numbers we made up in speed and brains. Both Reb and Yankee strangers, they called us Mosby’s Rangers. Both North and South, they knew of our fame. Gray Ghost is what they called me; John Mosby is my name. THE GREEN HORNET (ABC, 1966–1967) Newspaper publisher Britt Reid secretly battles crime as the Green Hornet. Cast: Van Williams (Britt Reid/Green Hornet), Bruce Lee (Kato), Lloyd Gough (Mike Axford), Walter Brooke (Frank Scanlon), Wende Wagner (Lenore Case). Theme: “The Green Hornet Theme” (a.k.a. “Green Bee” and based on the radio series theme, “Flight of the Bumble Bee” by Rimsky-Korsakov) by Billy May (trumpet solo by Al Hirt). OPENING Announcer (William Dozier): Another challenge for the Green Hornet, his aide Kato, and their rolling arsenal, the Black Beauty. On police record, a wanted criminal, the Green Hornet is really Britt Reid, owner/publisher of the Daily Sentinel. His dual identity, known only to his secretary [Lenore] and the district attorney [Frank]. And now, to protect the rights and lives of decent citizens, rides the Green Hornet. HARBOR COMMAND (Syndicated, 1957) Dramas based on incidents in the lives of the men of the U.S. Harbor Police Command. Cast: Wendell Corey (Ralph Baxter), Casey Walters (Sgt. Jim Warren).

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OPENING Announcer (Bill Baldwin): Harbor Command . . . Starring Wendell Corey as Captain Ralph Baxter. We gratefully dedicate this program to the men who constantly risk their lives fighting crime every day to protect our harbor areas. We wish to thank the Port of San Francisco for its cooperation in making the authentic production of this picture possible. A ZIV Television production. Alert at all times to enforce the laws of our maritime code, the Harbor Patrol is trained to combat every type of criminal. It is an organization designed to protect our harbors. These are the stories of the men who have dedicated their lives to that end. HART TO HART (ABC, 1979–1984) California-based Hart Industries founder Jonathan Hart and his wife, Jennifer, team to solve crimes. Cast: Robert Wagner (Jonathan Hart), Stefanie Powers (Jennifer Hart), Lionel Stander (Max). Theme: “Hart to Hart” by Roger Nichols. OPENING Max (Jonathan’s Man Friday): This is my boss [visual of Jonathan]. Jonathan Hart, a self-made millionaire; he’s quite a guy. This is Mrs. H [visual of Jennifer], she’s gorgeous. She’s one lady who knows how to take care of herself. My name is Max; I take care of both of them, which ain’t easy ’cause when they met it was murder. HAWAIIAN EYE (ABC, 1959–1963) Tracy Steele, Tom Lopaka, and Greg MacKenzie solve crimes as the owners of the Hawaiian Eye Investigation-Protection firm. Cast: Anthony Eisley (Tracy Steele), Robert Conrad (Tom Lopaka), Grant Williams (Gregg MacKenzie), Connie Stevens (Cricket Blake), Poncie Ponce (Kim Kasano). Theme: “Hawaiian Eye” by Mack David and Jerry Livingston. OPENING Chorus: Hawaiian Eye . . . Announcer (Dick Tufeld): Starring Troy Donahue . . . Robert Conrad . . . Chorus: The soft island breeze . . . Announcer: Connie Stevens . . . Chorus: Strange melodies . . . Announcer: Poncie Ponce . . . and Grant Williams as Greg MacKenzie . . . Produced by Warner Bros. HAWKEYE AND THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS (Syndicated, 1957) Nathaniel “Nat” Cutler, a scout and fur trader known as Hawkeye, and his blood brother, Chingachgook, the last chief of the Mohican tribe, assist pioneers during the founding and growth of America.

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Cast: John Hart (Hawkeye), Lon Chaney Jr. (Chingachgook). Theme: “Hawkeye’s Theme” by Sigmund Neufeld Jr. OPENING Announcer: The immortal pen of James Fenimore Cooper brings you thrilling tales of excitement; blazing action on the early American frontier. Stirring adventures filled with the daring and courage of Hawkeye, first of the long rifles, and his blood brother, Chingachgook, last of the Mohicans. HEAVEN HELP US (Syndicated, 1994–1995) A young couple (Lexi and Doug), killed in a plane crash before their time, are returned to Earth to perform good deeds among the living. They are watched over by their guardian angel, Mr. Shepherd. Cast: Ricardo Montalban (Mr. Shepherd), John Schneider (Doug Monroe), Melinda Clarke (Lexi Monroe). Theme: “Heaven Help Us” by Gary S. Scott. OPENING Mr. Shepherd: This is the story of two people who fell in love, got married, said good-bye to their friends and took off en-route to a romantic honeymoon locale. But Fate couldn’t wait. Before they checked in, they checked out . . . Visual: Their small plane crashing into a skyscraper. Mr. Shepherd: It was undecided where they would spend eternity so they were put in my care. And all I can say is Heaven Help Us. His name is Douglas Monroe. He was a major league knuckle-ball pitcher. Her name is Lexi Monroe. She was an accomplished photographer with a promising career. And I am their guardian angel, Mr. Shepherd. Together their job is to help those on Earth who need it most. Each time they succeed, they come that much closer to their final destination for eternal bliss. HERCULES: THE LEGENDARY JOURNEYS (Syndicated, 1994–2000) Hercules, the legendary hero of ancient Greece, and his friend Iolaus help those the gods have turned away. Cast: Kevin Sorbo (Hercules), Michael Hurst (Iolaus). Theme: “Hercules” by Joseph LoDuca. SERIES OPENING Announcer: This is the story of a time long ago. A time of myth and legend when the ancient gods were petty and cruel and they plagued mankind with suffering. Only one man dared to challenge their power—Hercules. He possessed a strength the world had never seen, a strength that was surpassed only by the power of his heart. He journeyed the Earth battling the minions of his wicked stepmother, Hera, the all-powerful queen of

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the gods. But wherever there was evil, wherever an innocent would suffer, there would be Hercules. TV MOVIES OPENING Announcer: This is a story of a time long ago. A time of myth and legend when the Earth was still young. The ancient gods were petty and cruel and they plagued mankind with suffering, besieged them with terror. For centuries people had nowhere to turn, no one to look to for help until he arrived. He was a man like no other. Born of a beautiful mortal woman but fathered by Zeus, the king of the gods, Hercules possessed a strength the world had never seen, a strength surpassed only by the power of his heart. But everywhere he went, he was tormented by his stepmother, Hera, the all-powerful queen of the gods. Hera’s eternal passion was to destroy Hercules, for he was the constant reminder of Zeus’s infidelity. No matter what the obstacles, as long as there were people who cried for help, there was man who will never rest—Hercules. HIGHLANDER (Syndicated, 1992–1998) Duncan MacLeod, an Immortal seeking to acquire the power of all Immortals to rule the world for good, helps people who have become victims of crime by dispensing justice with his ornamental Japanese sword. Cast: Adrian Paul (Duncan MacLeod), Alexandra Vandernoot (Tessa Noel), Stan Kirsch (Richie Ryan), Philip Akin (Charles DeSalvo), Jim Byrnes (Joe Dawson), Amanda Wyss (Randi McFarland). Theme Vocal: “I Am Immortal” by Queen. OPENING Duncan: I was born four hundred years ago in the Highlands of Scotland. I am Immortal and I am not alone. Now is the time of the Gathering when the stroke of a sword will release the power of the Quickening. In the end there can be only one. [The theme vocal follows.] (The Gathering pits two Immortals against one another. This is followed by the Quickening—where combat by sword claims one life with the survivor acquiring his or her knowledge and strength.) HIGHLANDER: THE RAVEN (Syndicated, 1998–1999) Amanda, an Immortal who thrives on stealing (but only from the wealthy) and Nick, the former police officer who caught her, team to battle crime. Cast: Elizabeth Gracen (Amanda), Paul Johansson (Nick Wolfe). Theme: “The Raven’s Theme” by Simon Cloquest. OPENING Nick: She is Immortal, a thousand years old and she cannot die. She is a creature of legend like the Raven—a thief who stole the sun and the

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moon. They sent a warrior to bring her back. He found her. Together they brought back light to the world. I was a cop. To me she was just a thief, another day on the job—but she wasn’t; she changed my life, changed everything. And both of us knew at that moment nothing would ever be the same. HIGHWAY PATROL (Syndicated, 1956) Drama about the Highway Patrol that protects the nation’s highways. Cast: Broderick Crawford (Dan Matthews), William Boyett (Sgt. Ken Williams). Theme: “The Highway Patrol Theme” by Ray Llewellyn. OPENING Announcer (Art Gilmore): Whenever the laws of any state are broken, a duly authorized organization swings into action. It may be called the State Police, State Troopers, Militia, the Rangers, or the Highway Patrol. These are the stories of the men whose training, skill, and courage have enforced and preserved our state laws. TYPICAL CLOSING Broderick: See the Highway Patrol in action again next week. Until then remember—donate your blood to the Red Cross, not on the highway. This is Broderick Crawford saying, “See you next week.” THE HIGHWAYMAN (NBC, 1988) A mysterious man, known only as “Highway” or “The Highwayman” battles evil in a high-tech truck for the Justice Department as part of the Stealth Project. Cast: Sam J. Jones (Highwayman), Claudia Christian (Dawn), Jane Badler (Tanya Winthrop), Jack Ging (Admiral Conte), Jacko (Jetto). Theme: “The Highwayman” by Glen A. Larson and Stu Phillips. ORIGINAL OPENING Narrator (William Conrad): They say he came into this world from someplace off a cloud and his mother was an ice cold wind, his pa a fiery rock. It’s told on some starless nights that his rig could up and glow and folks who say they saw it comin’ swear they didn’t see it go. Now you hear a lot of legends told when you ride the long, hard slab and some who say the man is good, some who say he’s bad. But all agree who ever tried to play a cheating hand—you only get one chance to draw against the Highwayman. REVISED OPENING Narrator (William Conrad): There is a world just beyond now where reality rides a razor-thin seam between fact and possibility—where the laws of the present collide with the crimes of tomorrow. Patrolling these vast

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outlands is a new breed of lawman, guarding the fringe of society’s frontiers. They are known simply as Highwaymen—and this is their story. HOLLYWOOD OFFBEAT (Syndicated, 1952–1953) Disbarred lawyer turned private detective Steve Randall seeks to find those responsible for framing him and regain his right to practice law. Cast: Melvyn Douglas (Steve Randall). OPENING Visual: Steve driving his car. Steve: This is Hollywood. It is a town like any other town . . . There may be a few more pretty girls because of the pull of the motion picture studios, but otherwise just another American town . . . And there is Steve Randall, who knows Hollywood like the palm of his hand. Steve Randall is in his own way a composite of Hollywood. He’s seen everything a man can see anywhere and has been disillusioned by most of it. And he belongs in Hollywood, for its fame and so-called glamour are magnets for the money-hungry riff-raff of the outside world . . . They bring their greed to Steve Randall’s town, and greed’s companion is trouble. And that’s fine for Steve Randall because trouble is his business. HONEY WEST (ABC, 1965–1966) A gorgeous private detective (Honey West) and her handsome partner (Sam Bolt) use the latest in detection methods to help people in trouble. Cast: Anne Francis (Honey West), John Ericson (Sam Bolt). Themes: “Wild Honey” (opening) and “Sweet Honey” (closing) by Joseph Mullendore. OPENING From the first of two unaired pilot versions; both follow the series premise. Announcer: Inheriting her late father’s detective agency [H. West and Company], the beautiful and daring Honey West teams with her father’s partner, Sam Bolt, to carry on a tradition of helping others. As sweet as honey, as wild as the bees who make it, Honey West combines beauty and brains—and karate if need be—to outwit those who believe they are above the law. It’s Honey West . . . Starring Anne Francis and John Ericson. HUDSON’S BAY (Syndicated, 1959) Mid-nineteenth-century saga of the early years of Canada’s Hudson’s Bay Fur Company. Cast: Barry Nelson (Jonathan Banner), George Tobias (Pierre Falcone). Theme: “Hudson’s Bay” by John Barth.

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OPENING Announcer: Hudson’s Bay, the saga of the great Hudson’s Bay Fur Company and of the brave men who traveled the untracked wilderness. From Labrador to California; from Minnesota to Alaska. Starring Barry Nelson as Jonathan Banner, Hudson Bay’s man; with George Tobias as Pierre Falcone. I LED THREE LIVES (Syndicated, 1953–1956) The activities of Herbert Philbrick, a man who led three lives: private citizen, undercover agent, and FBI counterspy (to infiltrate the American Communist Party and inform the United States of its activities). Cast: Richard Carlson (Herbert Philbrick), Virginia Stefan (Eva Philbrick, his wife), Patricia Morrow (Constance Philbrick, his daughter). Theme: “I Led Three Lives” by Ray Llewellyn. OPENING Announcer: This is a true story, the fantastically true story of Herbert L. Philbrick who, for nine frightening years, did lead three lives—private citizen, bilevel member of the Communist Party, and counterspy for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. For obvious reasons, the names, dates, and places have been changed, but the story is based on fact. It’s the job of a counterspy to help find the enemies of the United States. This week’s story concerns a secret communist cell meeting and the search for such an enemy. THE IMMORTAL (ABC, 1970–1971) Ben Richards, born with a rare blood type that prevents aging and disease, seeks freedom, being pursued for his blood (to save the life of dying billionaire Jordan Braddock) by Braddock’s right-hand man, Fletcher. Cast: Christopher George (Ben Richards), Barry Sullivan (Jordan Braddock), Don Knight (Fletcher). Theme: “The Immortal” by Dominic Frontiere. OPENING Announcer: This man [Ben Richards] has a single advantage over other men. He is immune to every known disease, including old age. Periodic transfusions of his blood can give other men a second or third lifetime, perhaps more. Visual: Voices over scenes of Ben Richards on the run. Braddock (to Fletcher): Find Ben Richards. Doctor: The effects of the transfusions are only temporary. I must control Ben Richards’s life permanently. He is the most valuable man in the world. But he’s no good to me dead. Braddock: His brother may possess the same kind of blood. We’ve got to find him before Richards does. Doctor: If you had million-dollar blood where would you hide? Visual: Ben seen walking along a highway.

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Ben: I didn’t ask for this. I was a test driver. I liked the job. The doctor told me I had a kind of special blood [type O negative]. I don’t understand it. But I know this. Everything they’re offering I don’t want. I gotta live free. THE IMMORTAL (Syndicated, 2000–2001) Rafe, an immortal who took an oath of vengeance in the 1600s after his wife and daughter were killed by demons, and his assistants, Goodwin and Sara, battle modern-day demonic forces that seek to destroy good. Cast: Lorenzo Lamas (Rafael “Rafe” Caine), Steve Braun (Goodwin), April Telek (Sara Beckman). Theme: “Rafe’s Theme from The Immortal” by Schaun Tazer. OPENING Announcer: An oath sworn is an oath answered. An oath of vengeance for a life taken, a past destroyed, a future threatened. Enemy of darkness, eternal, he walks the earth relentless. His mission is to hunt the messengers and drive them back to hell. Now the light of Earth depends on the Immortal. THE INCREDIBLE HULK (CBS, 1978–1982) Scientist David Banner, exposed to an accidental overdose of gamma radiation, seeks a way to reverse the accident and stop his transformations into the Hulk, a creature of incredible strength, when he becomes angered. Cast: Bill Bixby (Dr. David Banner), Lou Ferrigno (The Hulk), Jack Colvin (Jack McGee). Theme: “The Lonely Man” by Joe Harnell. OPENING Announcer: Dr. David Banner, physician, scientist, searching for a way to tap into the hidden strengths that all humans have. Then an accidental overdose of gamma radiation alters his body chemistry. And now when David Banner grows angry or outraged, a startling metamorphosis occurs [scene of David becoming the Hulk]. The creature is driven by rage and pursued by an investigative reporter [Jack McGee] . . . An accidental explosion took the life of a fellow scientist and supposedly David Banner as well. The reporter thinks the creature was responsible—a murder David Banner can’t prove that he or the creature didn’t commit. So he must let the world go on thinking that he too is dead—until he can find a way to control the raging spirit that dwells within him. ISIS (CBS, 1975–1978) High school science teacher Andrea Thomas, possessed of a magic amulet she found while on an expedition in Egypt, is bestowed with the powers of Isis (the goddess of fertility)—unique abilities she uses to battle evil.

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Cast: JoAnna Cameron (Andrea Thomas/Isis), Joanna Pang (Cindy Lee), Ronalda Douglas (Renee Carroll), Brian Cutler (Rick Mason). Theme: “Isis” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Announcer: “O, My Queen,” said the royal sorceress to Hashipseth, “with this amulet you and your descendants are endowed by the Goddess Isis. With the powers of the animals and the elements, you will soar as the falcon soars; run with the speed of gazelles; and command the elements of sky and earth.” Three thousand years later, a young science teacher dug up this lost treasure and found she was heir to the secrets of Isis. And so, unknown to her closest friends, Rick Mason and Cindy Lee, she becomes a dual person—Andrea Thomas, teacher, and Isis, dedicated foe of evil, defender of the weak, champion of truth and justice. THE ISLANDERS (ABC, 1960–1961) Friends Sandy Wade (Bill Reynolds) and Zack Malloy (James Philbrook) attempt to run their one-plane airline, Lato Airways, from the island of Ambowina in the East Indies. Theme: “The Islanders Theme” by William Lava and Richard Bare. OPENING Announcer: The Islanders starring Bill Reynolds . . . James Philbrook . . . Diane Brewster . . . with Gordon Jones and Daria Massey . . . an M-G-M television production. IT TAKES A THIEF (ABC, 1968–1970) Former thief turned spy Alexander Mundy performs missions of daring for Noah Bain, chief of the government organization, the SIA. Alexander is often assisted by his father, Alistair, a cunning thief called “The Panther.” Cast: Robert Wagner (Alexander Mundy), Malachi Throne (Noah Bain), Fred Astaire (Alistair Mundy). Theme: “It Takes a Thief” by Dave Grusin. ROBERT WAGNER OPENING Al to Noah: Let me get this straight. You want me to steal? Noah: Look Al, I’m not asking you to spy, I’m just asking you to steal. [Original network openings have a sexy girl’s voice concluding the theme with the words “It Takes a Thief, brought to you by. . .”] FRED ASTAIRE OPENING Alistair: I heard of stealing from the government—but for the government?

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JAG (NBC, 1995–1996; CBS, 1996–2005) Harmon Rabb Jr. and Sarah MacKenzie, lawyers with JAG (Judge Advocate General’s office), investigate and litigate cases involving marine and navy personnel. Cast: David James Elliott (Harmon Rabb Jr.), Catherine Bell (Sarah MacKenzie), Patrick Labyorteaux (Bud Roberts), John M. Jackson (Jethro Chegwidden), Karri Turner (Harriet Sims), Zoe McLellan (Jennifer Coates). Theme: “JAG Theme” by Bruce Broughton. OPENING Announcer: Following in his father’s footsteps as a naval aviator, Lieutenant Commander Harmon Rabb Jr. suffered a crash while landing his Tomcat on a storm-tossed carrier at sea. Diagnosed with night blindness, Harmon transferred to the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s core, which investigates, defends, and prosecutes the law of the sea. There, with fellow JAG lawyer Major Sarah MacKenzie, he now fights in and out of the courtroom with the same daring tenacity that made him a top gun in the air. JAKE 2.0 (UPN, 2003) Particles from a shattered computer strike National Security Agency worker Jake Foley and endow him with the ability to personally connect with computers—an ability he uses to solve sensitive cases for the government. Cast: Christopher Gorham (Jake Foley), Judith Scott (Louise Beckett), Marina Black (Sara Heywood). Theme: “Jake 2.0” by Donny Markowitz. OPENING Announcer: Jake Foley was an ordinary guy until a freak accident transformed him into the world’s first computer-enhanced man. Millions of microscopic computers interfaced with his biochemistry and made him stronger and faster, able to see and hear farther than normal men. They give him the power to control technology with his brain. Jake Foley— America’s secret weapon; he takes on missions no ordinary agent can perform. He is the ultimate human upgrade. JANET DEAN, REGISTERED NURSE (Syndicated, 1954) Private-duty nurse Janet Dean’s experiences helping people on both a medical and personal level. Cast: Ella Raines (Janet Dean). Theme: “Theme from Janet Dean, Registered Nurse” by Jack Shaindlin. OPENING Announcer: Ella Raines starring as Janet Dean, Registered Nurse. Dedicated to the cause of medicine. Caring for those who are unable to care

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for themselves. Putting her needs aside to help others. This is Janet Dean; this is her story. JOHNNY MIDNIGHT (Syndicated, 1960) Former actor turned private detective Johnny Midnight’s involvement with the people of the world he loves—Broadway—“My favorite street in my favorite town.” Cast: Edmond O’Brien (Johnny Midnight), Yuki Shimoda (Aki), Arthur Batanides (Lupo Olivera), Barney Phillips (Lieutenant Geller). Theme: “The Lullaby of Broadway,” a jazz adaptation played by Joe Bushkin. OPENING Johnny: Broadway, the world of make-believe. But I found out that the curtain never comes down on the real things that happen on the street of dreams. That’s why I gave up acting to become a private investigator. KNIGHT RIDER (NBC, 1982–1986) Michael Knight, an agent for the Foundation for Law and Government, battles evil with the aid of KITT, an indestructible Knight Industries black Trans Am car that has been programmed to think and act like a human. Cast: David Hasselhoff (Michael Knight), William Daniels (voice of KITT), Edward Mulhare (Devon Miles). Theme: “Knight Rider” by Stu Phillips. OPENING Announcer (Richard Basehart): Knight Rider, a shadowy flight into the world of a man who does not exist. Michael Knight, a young loner on a crusade to change the cause of the innocent, the helpless, the powerless in a world where criminals operate above the law. KUNG FU: THE LEGEND CONTINUES (Syndicated, 1993) Update of the ABC series Kung Fu that unites a descendant of the original Shaolin priest, Kwai Chang Caine, with his son, Peter, a police detective, to battle crime in modern-day San Francisco. Cast: David Carradine (Kwai Chang Caine), Chris Potter (Peter Caine), Robert Lansing (Paul Blaisdell), Janet-Laine Green (Annie Blaisdell), Ernest Abuda (The Ancient). Theme: “Kung Fu: The Legend Continues” by Jeff Dana. OPENING Announcer: The grandson of Kwai Chang Caine walks out of the past. He teaches his son the wisdom at a Shaolin temple. An evil force destroys the temple. Father and son each believe the other has perished. Fifteen years later they were reunited. Now Caine faces the world as a peacemaker. Caine: I am Caine, I will help you.

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LA FEMME NIKITA (USA, 1997–2001) A young woman (Nikita) is framed for murder and forced to become an assassin for Section One, a U.S. government anti-terrorism unit. See also Nikita. Cast: Peta Wilson (Nikita), Eugene Robert Glazer (Operations), Roy Dupuis (Michael), Alberta Watson (Madeline), Don Francks (Walter), Matthew Ferguson (Seymour Birkoff). Theme: “La Femme Nikita” by Sean Callery. OPENING Nikita: I was falsely accused of a hideous crime [murder] and sentenced to life in prison. One night I was taken from my cell to a place called Section One, the most covert anti-terrorist group on the planet. Their ends are just, but their means are ruthless. If I don’t play by their rules, I die. LAW & ORDER (NBC, 1990–2009) A criminal investigation by N.Y.P.D. detectives followed by the court case. Cast: Jerry Orbach (Det. Lenny Briscoe), Sam Waterston (A.D.A. Jack McCoy), S. Epatha Merkerson (Lt. Anita Van Buren), Steven Hill (D.A. Adam Schiff), Chris Noth (Det. Mike Logan), Jesse L. Martin (Det. Ed Green), Benjamin Bratt (Det. Ray Curtis), Leslie Hendrix (Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers), Paul Sorvino (Phil Ceretta), Jill Hennessy (Claire Kincaid), Dianne Wiest (D.A. Nora Lewin), Fred Dalton Thompson (D.A. Arthur Branch), Michael Moriarty (A.D.A. Ben Stone), Elisabeth Rohm (A.D.A. Serena Southerlyn), Angie Harmon (A.D.A. Abbie Carmichael), Dann Florek (Capt. Donald Cragen). Theme: “Law and Order” by Mike Post. OPENING Announcer (Steven Zirnkilton): In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups—the police who investigate crimes and the district attorneys who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories. LAW & ORDER: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (NBC, 2002–2004) Real-life criminal cases from the files of the San Diego, California, District Attorney’s office. Cast: Carol Buck, Jim Pippin (Prosecutors). Theme: “Law and Order” by Mike Post. OPENING Narrator (Steve Zirnkilton): In the criminal justice system, deputy district attorneys represent the people. The prosecutors you are about to see and the cases they try are real. Nothing has been re-enacted.

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LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (NBC/USA, 2001–2011) Investigations of detectives attached to the N.Y.P.D.’s Major Case Squad. Cast: Vincent D’Onofrio (Det. Robert Goren), Kathryn Erbe (Det. Alexandra Eames), Courtney B. Vance (A.D.A. Ron Carver), Jamey Sheridan (Capt. James Deakins), Leslie Hendrix (Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers), Chris Noth (Det. Mike Logan), Annabella Sciorra (Det. Carolyn Barek), Jeff Goldblum (Det. Zach Nichols), Julianne Nicholson (Det. Megan Wheeler), Eric Bogosian (Capt. Danny Ross). Theme: “Law and Order” by Mike Post. OPENING Announcer (Steven Zirnkilton): In New York City’s war on crime, the worst criminal offenders are pursued by the detectives of the Major Case Squad. These are their stories. LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC, 1999– ) Cases of sexual offenses as investigated by members of the N.Y.P.D.’s Special Victims Unit. Cast: Mariska Hargitay (Det. Olivia Benson), Christopher Meloni (Det. Elliot Stabler), Richard Belzer (Det. John Munch), Dann Florek (Capt. Donald Cragen), Ice-T (Det. Odafin “Fin” Tutuola), Diane Neal (A.D.A. Casey Novak), Stephanie March (A.D.A. Alexandra Cabot), Tamara Tunie (Dr. Melinda Warner). Theme: “Law and Order” by Mike Post. OPENING Announcer (Steven Zirnkilton): In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories. LAW & ORDER: TRIAL BY JURY (NBC, 2005–2006) A look at the judicial system beginning with the arrest and continuing through the preparations that are needed to bring the case to trial. Cast: Bebe Neuwirth (ADA Tracey Kibre), Amy Carlson (ADA Kelly Gaffney), Fred Dalton Thompson (DA Arthur Branch), Scott Cohen (Det. Chris Ravell). Theme: “Law and Order” by Mike Post. OPENING Narrator: (Steve Zirnkilton): In the criminal justice system, all defendants are innocent until proven guilty either by confession, plea bargain, or trial by jury, and this is one of those trials. LAW & ORDER: U.K. (BBC America, 2010) British version of Law and Order that presents the criminal apprehension and the ensuing trial.

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Principal Cast: Bradley Walsh (Det. Sgt. Ronnie Brooks), Harriet Walter (Det. Insp. Natalie Chandler), Jamie Bamber (Det. Sgt. Matt Devlin), Feema Agyerman (Prosecutor Alesha Phillips), Gillian Taylforth (Prosecutor Hannah Masons). OPENING Narrator: In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate but equally important groups: the police who investigate the crime and the Crown prosecutors who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories. LEGEND OF THE SEEKER (Syndicated, 2008) In an age of myths and legends, one man, Richard Cypher (Craig Horner), becomes the Seeker, a champion of good over evil. Cast: Craig Horner (Richard Cypher), Bridget Regan (Kahlan Amnell), Bruce Spence (Zeddicus Zu’l Zorander). OPENING Announcer: Richard Cypher . . . You are the chosen Seeker. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GRIZZLY ADAMS (NBC, 1977–1978) Blamed for a murder he did not commit, James Adams flees to the wilderness. As time passes, he becomes mountain man Grizzly Adams—a friend to all creatures and protector of the forests (1850s). Cast: Dan Haggerty (James “Grizzly” Adams), Denver Pyle (Mad Jack), Don Shanks (Nakuma). Theme: “Take Me Home: The Theme from Grizzly Adams” written and sung by Thom Pace. OPENING Mad Jack: They call me Mad Jack. And if there is anybody in these mountains that knows the real story of James Adams, that would be me. So I’m puttin’ it down in writin’ just the way it happened in the hopes of settin’ the record straight. My friend Adams was accused of a crime he didn’t commit. So he escaped into the mountains, leavin’ behind the only life he ever knew. Now that wilderness out there ain’t no place for a greenhorn and his chance of survivin’ were mighty slim. It were no time at all before he was beaten down, ragged, and nearly starved. It was about this time that he found a grizzly bear cub all alone and helpless. Adams knew that little critter couldn’t survive without his help so he started right down that cliff, risking his own life to save him. Now that cub took to Adams right off—and that was when he discovered he had a special kind of way with animals; they just come up to him like he was a natural part of the woods. But that bear cub [Ben], he was extra special. As he growed, he became the best friend Adams ever had and together they became a legend.

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LIGHTNING FORCE (Syndicated, 1991) An elite team of commandos battle the forces of terrorism. Cast: Wings Hauser (Matthew Coltrane), Guylaine St. Onge (Jo Marie Jacquard), David Stanton (Winston Churchill Staples), Marc Gomes (Sieb Abdul Rahmad). Theme: “The Lightning Force Theme” by Schaur Tazer. OPENING Narrator: Lightning Force, an international organization battling terrorism. Matthew Coltrane, U.S. Army team leader, former Intelligence officer. Jo Marie Jacquard, combat pilot, espionage expert, and selective terminator; former agent with the French Security Service. Winston Churchill Staples, trained engineer and demolition expert, former lieutenant with the Canadian Forces; Sieb Abdul Rahmad, colonel, Egyptian army, expert in operations and intelligence. Four operatives; one goal: stop terrorism before it strikes. THE LINEUP (CBS, 1954–1960) The day-to-day assignments of the detectives attached to the San Francisco Police Department. Cast: Warner Anderson (Lt. Ben Guthrie), Tom Tully (Insp. Matt Grebb), Jan Brooks, Rachel Ames (Off. Sandy McCallister), Bob Palmer, Skip Ward (Off. Pete Larkin). Theme: “San Francisco Blues” by Jerry Goldsmith. OPENING Announcer (Art Gilmore): From San Francisco, Cheer, Blue Cheer, the product specially designed to give you whiter washes, presents The Lineup. [Nonsponsored openings are a musical introduction.] LITTLE MEN (PAX, 1998–1999) Jo, one of the March sisters from Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women novel, attempts to run a school (Plumfield) for children after her husband’s (Fritz Bhaer) death. Cast: Michelle Rene Thomas (Jo Bhaer), Rachel Skarsten (Bess Lawrence), Brittney Irvin (Nan Harding), Trevor Blumas (Nathaniel Blake), Spencer Rochfort (Nick Riley), Amy Price-Francis (Amy Lawrence). Theme: “The Little Men Theme” by Milan Kymlicka. OPENING Jo: My husband and I founded Plumfield as a school for children from all walks of life. His passing has left a void in my life. But in the children I see the promise of a new day and find the strength to keep our dream alive no matter how hard the struggle.

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LOST GIRL (Syfy, 2010– ) A young woman (Bo), discovering she is a succubus (a girl whose kiss steals another’s life force), seeks the truth about her mysterious origins. Cast: Anna Silk (Bo Dennis), Kris Holden-Reid (Dyson), Ksenia Solo (Kenzie), Richard Howland (Trick). Theme: “Lost Girl” by Benjamin Pinkerton. OPENING Bo: Life is hard when you don’t know who you are. It’s hard when you don’t know what you are. My love carries the death penalty. I was lost for years, searching while hiding only to find that I belong to a world hidden from humans. I will not hide anymore. I will live the life that I choose. THE LOST WORLD (Syndicated, 1999–2002) A team of explorers seeks a way off a strange plateau after they become marooned during a search to find a reputed world of unknown civilizations and prehistoric creatures. Cast: Peter McCauley (George Challenger), Rachel Blakely (Marguerite Krux), Jennifer O’Dell (Veronica Layton), William Snow (John Roxton), David Orth (Ned Malone), Michael Sinelnikoff (Arthur Summerlee), Lara Cox (Finn). ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: At the turn of the century, a band of adventurers set out to prove the impossible—the existence of a prehistoric world. The visionary [George], the heiress [Marguerite], the hunter [Roxton], the scientist [Arthur], and the reporter [Ned]—all chasing the story of a lifetime. Stranded in a savage land, befriended by an untamed beauty [Veronica], together they fight to survive in this amazing world of lost civilizations and terrifying creatures searching for a way home—a way out of The Lost World. REVISED OPENING Announcer: At the dawn of the last century a band of explorers searched for a prehistoric world. Driven by ambition [George], secret desires [Marguerite], a thirst for adventure [Roxton], and seeking the ultimate story [Ned], they are befriended by an untamed beauty [Veronica]. Stranded in a strange and savage land, each day a desperate search for a way out of The Lost World. LUCAN (ABC, 1977–1978) A ten-year-old boy, found in the forests of northern Minnesota after being abandoned ten years earlier and raised by wolves, is brought to the University Research Center in California. Ten years later he is civilized although he retains traits of his upbringing. Stories first detail the boy, named Lucan, as he searches for his parents; then as a fugitive, falsely accused of a crime.

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Cast: Kevin Brophy (Lucan), John Randolph (Dr. Don Hoagland), Don Gordon (Prentiss). Themes: “Lucan’s Theme” by Fred Karlin (original); J. J. Johnson (revised). ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: Who was this boy? How was he lost? Who were his parents? A mystery still unsolved. The day came when the boy had to find the answers for himself. His name was Lucan. The authorities, afraid Lucan might revert to wolf, tried to hold him under lock and key. But Lucan escaped and the university obtained a court order for his return. A bounty hunter [Prentiss] was hired to track him down. REVISED OPENING Dr. Hoagland: Hunters found him in the wilds of northern Minnesota. A boy raised from infancy by wolves. They captured him and brought him to the university where I was conducting research on human behavior. Growing up as a young man he was haunted by the mystery—who was he? How had he been lost? Who are his parents? I named him Lucan. Working at the university one night, he came upon two men seeking drugs. They attacked him. Chemicals exploded. One of the men died. Lucan was unjustly accused and held for the man’s death. He fled. A police officer [Prentiss] relentlessly follows his trail—but Lucan will never stop trying to find his parents or win his right to be free. MACKENZIE’S RAIDERS (Syndicated, 1958) U.S. Fourth Cavalry Colonel Ranald S. MacKenzie and his team of Raiders battle the unsavory elements along the Rio Grande between the United States and Mexico (1870s). Cast: Richard Carlson (Ranald S. MacKenzie), George Gilbreth (Lt. Tom Paxon), Riley Hill (Sgt. Fife), Dennis Moore (Sgt. Teal), Doug McClure (Cpl. Adam Davis). Theme: “The MacKenzie’s Raiders Theme” by Bernard Bolmer. OPENING Announcer: From the archives of the United States Cavalry, the true story of Colonel Ranald MacKenzie and the cavalry men he led—MacKenzie’s Raiders. His secret orders from the president of the United States: clean up the Southwest; make it a fit place for Americans to live; wipe out the outlaws, renegades, and murderers. If necessary, cross the Rio Grande knowing capture means hanging by the enemy; discovery, a court martial by the United States Army. THE MAGICIAN (NBC, 1973–1974) Master magician Anthony Blake uses his wizardry to help good defeat evil.

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Cast: Bill Bixby (Anthony Blake), Keene Curtis (Max Pomeroy), Jim Watkins (Jerry Anderson). Theme: “The Magician” by Patrick Williams. OPENING Announcer (Bill Baldwin): All the magic you are about to see is performed without trick photography of any kind by Bill Bixby—The Magician. THE MAN CALLED X (Syndicated, 1956) American Intelligence agent Ken Thurston investigates cases for the government under the code name X. Cast: Barry Sullivan (Ken Thurston). Theme: “The Man Called X” by Irvine Campbell. OPENING Announcer: The Man Called X starring Barry Sullivan. These are the stories of America’s intelligence agents, the country’s first line of defense. These stories are based on material from the files of one of America’s foremost intelligence experts. THE MANHUNTER (CBS, 1974–1975) Depression-era bounty hunter Dave Barrett assists law enforcers in an effort to bring criminals to justice. Cast: Ken Howard (Dave Barrett). TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Manhunter . . . Starring Ken Howard . . . with guest stars Chris Robinson . . . R. G. Armstrong . . . Neva Patterson . . . Special guest star Katherine Justice . . . Tonight’s episode: “Trackdown.” THE MAN WHO NEVER WAS (ABC, 1966–1967) American espionage agent Peter Murphy assumes the identity of deceased millionaire Mark Wainwright as a cover for his covert operations. Cast: Robert Lansing (Peter Murphy/Mark Wainwright), Dana Wynter (Eva Wainwright), Alex Devion (Roger Berry). Theme: “The Man Who Never Was” by Frank Cordell. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: Peter Murphy, American secret agent marked for death, meets a bizarre destiny. As his pursuers close in, he comes face-to-face with his exact double, multimillionaire Mark Wainwright. The millionaire takes the bullet meant for the spy and Murphy finds the perfect cover. He steps

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into the shoes and likeness of the man with his face. And now Peter Murphy, alias Mark Wainwright, becomes The Man Who Never Was. REVISED OPENING Announcer: A man on the run—Peter Murphy, American agent, a spy who has been exposed, who steps into the shoes of his exact double, multimillionaire Mark Wainwright, when the millionaire accidentally takes the bullet meant for the spy. Thus Peter Murphy begins a bizarre new life both public and private—a life of double jeopardy as The Man Who Never Was. MARKHAM (CBS, 1959–1960) The case investigations of Los Angeles criminal attorney Roy Markham. Cast: Ray Milland (Roy Markham). OPENING Announcer: Markham . . . Starring Ray Milland, is brought to you by Schlitz, the beer that made Milwaukee famous. [Nonsponsored openings have a musical introduction.] MARTIN KANE, PRIVATE EYE (NBC, 1949–1951 Version) Rugged New York private detective Martin Kane helps people who have nowhere else to turn. Cast: William Gargan (Martin Kane). OPENING Announcer (Fred Uttal): The makers of four distinctive pipe tobaccos—Old Briar, Dill’s Best, Model, and Tweed present . . . Martin Kane, Private Eye . . . starring William Gargan. MAYA (NBC, 1967–1968) A young American boy’s (Terry Bowen) search for his missing father, great white hunter Hugh Bowen, in India. Cast: Jay North (Terry Bowen), Sajid Khan (Raji). Theme: “Maya” by Hans Salter. OPENING Announcer (Marvin Miller): Young Terry Bowen arrives in India from America to join his father, great white hunter Hugh Bowen. But Bowen has been lost on a tiger hunt and is presumed dead, although his body was not found. Convinced that his father is alive, Terry escapes the authorities who wanted to ship him back to America. Teaming with two other fugitives—Raji, an orphan Indian boy, and Maya, his elephant—Terry Bowen searches for his missing father through the strange cities and dangerous jungles of India.

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MEET MCGRAW (NBC, 1957–1958) The situations encountered by McGraw, a wandering private eye who meddles into the affairs of others. Cast: Frank Lovejoy (McGraw). OPENING Announcer: Meet McGraw . . . New squeeze Lilt, the home permanent that squeezes on and combs itself in, new squeeze Lilt, presents Frank Lovejoy in Meet McGraw. [Nonsponsored programs have a musical opening.] MICHAEL SHAYNE (NBC, 1960–1961) The cases of Miami-based private detective Michael Shayne. Cast: Richard Denning (Michael Shayne), Jerry Paris (Tim Rourke), Patricia Donahue (Lucy Hamilton), Herbert Rudley (Will Jeffries). Theme: “The Theme from Michael Shayne” by Leith Stevens. OPENING Announcer: Four Star Television presents . . . Michael Shayne starring Richard Denning . . . and costarring Jerry Paris as Tim Rourke . . . Patricia Donahue as Lucy Hamilton and Herbert Rudley as Will Jeffries. MR. AND MRS. MYSTERY (CBS, 1949) A criminologist (John) finds help in solving crimes from his wife (Barbara), a housewife who is also an amateur sleuth. Cast: John Gay (himself), Barbara Gay (herself). OPENING Announcer: Take one handsome, professional criminologist [John Gay], add one beautiful wife, an amateur sleuth with an eager desire to solve crimes [Barbara Gay], and the result is Mr. and Mrs. Mystery, an exciting new mystery-comedy program where the established methods of crime detection are often put to the test when beauty expresses her opinion. It’s Mr. and Mrs. Mystery starring real-life husband and wife John and Barbara Gay. MR. AND MRS. NORTH (CBS/NBC, 1952–1954) Mystery publishing house editor Jerry North receives help in solving crimes from his amateur sleuth wife, Pamela. Cast: Richard Denning (Jerry North), Barbara Britton (Pamela North). Theme: “Mr. and Mrs. North” by John Rarig. OPENING Announcer: Mr. and Mrs. North . . . Starring Barbara Britton and Richard Denning.

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MR. DISTRICT ATTORNEY (Syndicated, 1951) Dramas based on the facts of crime from the files of the district attorney’s office (representative of any such office in any city or town). Cast: Jay Jostyn, David Brian (D.A. Paul Garrett), Vicki Vola (Edith Miller), Len Doyle (Harrington). OPENING Announcer (Fred Uttal): Mr. District Attorney starring David Brian. Mr. District Attorney, champion of the people, defender of truth, guardian of our fundamental rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Mr. District Attorney: And it shall be my duty as district attorney not only to prosecute to the limits of the law all persons accused of crimes committed within this county but to defend with equal vigor the rights and privileges of all its citizens. THE MOST DEADLY GAME (ABC, 1970–1971) Three criminologists team to solve baffling murders. Cast: Ralph Bellamy (Ethan Arcane), Yvette Mimieux (Vanessa Smith), George Maharis (Jonathan Croft). Theme: “The Most Deadly Game” by George Duning. OPENING Announcer: Murder is The Most Deadly Game. These three criminologists play it: Ethan Arcane, master criminologist; Vanessa Smith, a woman whose beauty could take her to the heights of the fashion industry, choosing instead to devote her life to protecting the lives of others; Jonathan Croft, the son of a decorated police officer following in his father’s footsteps. Together, they play . . . The Most Deadly Game. MUTANT X (Syndicated, 2001–2004) When genetic experiments to create perfect men and women fails, biochemist Adam Kane encompasses four “genetic mistakes” (Shalimar, Emma, Jesse, Brennan) as Mutant X, a secret organization that battles evil. Cast: John Shea (Adam Kane), Victoria Pratt (Shalimar Fox), Lauren Lee Smith (Emma DeLauro), Forbes March (Jesse), Victor Webster (Brennan Mulray), Tom McCammus (Mason Eckhart), Karen Cliche (Lexa Pierce). Theme: “The Mutant X Theme” by Lou Natale. OPENING Announcer: Scientist Adam Kane was a pioneer of genetic research, manipulating DNA to save human lives. But in many their genes unrepentantly mutated and they developed superhuman abilities. Together, four of the most powerful fight to protect the world that doesn’t even know they exist. They are Mutant X.

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MY LIFE AND TIMES (ABC, 1991) Flashback series that traces sixty-seven years in the life of Ben Miller—from college as a journalism student at Northwestern University to his marriage to Rebecca in 1981 to life in a retirement home in 2035. Cast: Tom Irwin (Ben Miller), Helen Hunt (Rebecca Miller). Theme: “My Life and Times” by Lee Holdridge. OPENING Ben: I wouldn’t say I’ve seen it all, but I’ve seen a lot. I’ve seen the world change, I’ve seen myself change. I’ve watched footsteps on the moon; I’ve seen myself stumble. I’ve made a fortune, I’ve lost a fortune . . . I’ve loved and lost and lived to love again. The one thing I know, life is an adventure. You’ve got to hold on and let it carry you away. It carried me all the way to the year 2035. And I’m here to tell the tale. I’m Ben Miller and this is My Life and Times. MYSTERIES OF CHINATOWN (ABC, 1949–1950) San Francisco curio shop owner and amateur sleuth Yat Fu and his niece, Ah Toy, help the police solve crimes. Cast: Marvin Miller (Dr. Yat Fu), Gloria Saunders (Ah Toy), Bill Eythe (Lt. Hargrove), Richard Crane (Lt. Cummings). OPENING Announcer: It’s Mysteries of Chinatown. Marvin Miller as curio shop owner and amateur sleuth Dr. Yat Fu; Gloria Saunders as Ah Toy, his beautiful niece and partner, in the intriguing word of antiques—and the dangerous world of crime solving. Together, they solve the Mysteries of Chinatown. NAKED CITY (ABC, 1958–1963) Gritty crime stories filmed on the streets of New York, the Naked City. Cast: James Franciscus (Det. Jimmy Halloran), John McIntire (Lt. Dan Muldoon), Horace McMahon (Lt. Mike Parker), Harry Bellaver (Sgt. Frank Arcaro), Paul Burke (Det. Adam Flint), Nancy Malone (Libby Kingston). Themes: “This Is the Naked City” (1959–1960 by George Duning and Ned Washington); “The Naked City Theme” (1960–1962 by Billy May); “The New Naked City Theme” (1962–1963 by Nelson Riddle). OPENING Herbert B. Leonard (show’s producer): Ladies and gentlemen, you are about to see the Naked City. This story was not photographed in a studio; quite the contrary. The actors played out their roles in the streets and buildings of New York itself. [Leonard also closed the show:] There are eight million stories in the Naked City. This has been one of them.

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THE NEW BREED (ABC, 1961–1962) The Metropolitan Squad, a unit of the L.A.P.D. headed by Lt. Price Adams, seeks to use techniques as clever and deceiving as the criminals to get an upper hand on crime solving. Cast: Leslie Nielsen (Lt. Price Adams). TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Dick Wesson): The New Breed, a Quinn Martin Production . . . Tonight’s episode: “The Deadlier Sex” . . . Starring Leslie Nielsen . . . Costarring Judi Meredith . . . Betsy Jones Mooreland . . . James Doohan . . . Herb Ellis . . . with special guest star Paula Raymond. THE NEW LORETTA YOUNG SHOW (CBS, 1962–1963) The meeting, courtship, and marriage of a widow (Christine) with seven children to a magazine editor (Paul) and their efforts to make a new life together. Cast: Loretta Young (Christine Massey), James Philbrook (Paul Belzer), Beverly Washburn (Vickie Massey), Tracy Statford (Maria Massey), Celia Kaye (Marnie Massey), Sandy Descher (Judy Massey), Dack Rambo (Peter Massey), Dirk Rambo (Paul Massey), Carol Sydes (Binkie Massey). Theme: “Theme from the New Loretta Young Show” by Ken Wilhoit and Nicholas Carras. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (John London): Presenting . . . The New Loretta Young Show . . . Visual: Loretta, dressed in an elegant gown, entering the stage through elaborate double doors . . . Loretta: Hello. One of our very fine educators’ definition of gossip is putting two and two together and coming out with five. Interesting. But right now a word from John about our very fine sponsor. John: Thank you, Loretta. Our program tonight is brought to you by pink lotion Lux, the dishwashing liquid that answers both your wishes about dishes: lovely hands and sparkling dishes . . . And now back to Loretta. Loretta: Thank you, John. [Loretta would then introduce the evening’s story based on her introductory words stated above (which would change each week).] TYPICAL CLOSING John: And now, here’s Miss Young. Loretta (quoting a proverb that relates to the episode): Thank you, John. Here is one man’s way of coping with a woman: “The only way to understand a woman is to love her. Then it isn’t necessary to understand her.” Well, goodnight and we’ll see you next week. John: The New Loretta Young Show has been brought to you by Dove, the beauty bar that’s one-quarter cleansing cream. Dove creams your skin while you wash.

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THE NEW PEOPLE (ABC, 1969–1970) Survivors of a plane crash struggle for survival on a remote South Pacific island. Cast: Tiffany Bolling (Susan Bradley), Zooey Hall (Robert Lee), David Moses (Eugene Washington), Peter Ratray (George Potter), Lee Jay Lambert (Errol Wilson), Kevin Michaels (Dexter), Brenda Sykes (Brenda), Nancy DeCarol (Gloria), Dennis Olivieri, Kevin O’Neal (Stanley), Jill Jaress (Ginny), Elizabeth Berger (Laura), Clive Clerk (Jack), Donna Baccala (Wendy). Theme: “The New People” by Earle Hagen. OPENING Visual: Teenagers on a plane. Male: Our tour of the Pacific was over. Girl: We were going home. Forty of us. Visual: Plane encountering a storm then crashing on an uninhabited island; the survivors seeking shelter. Male: Forty kids. The storm was getting worse. We prayed. Then we crashed. Girl: The pilots were dead; we were all alone on this island. Two thousand miles from nowhere. A few hours later we found the town. Male: A town built for an atomic bomb test. The Atomic Energy Commission had cancelled the test and deserted this island. Girl: We had food and shelter and one thing more—a frightening realization we’d never leave here again. Male: This was our home forever. No more friends, family. Girl: No more anything. Just us. And God, are we scared. NIKITA (CW, 2011– ) An update of La Femme Nikita (see entry) that continues to follow Nikita, a top assassin for Division, a secret government agency, as she turns rogue to destroy the ruthless agency from within. Cast: Maggie Q (Nikita), Lyndsy Fonseca (Alex), Shane West (Michael), Melinda Clarke (Amanda), Xander Berkeley (Percy), Aaron Stanford (Birkoff). OPENING Nikita: Six years ago I was taken from prison and forced to become an assassin for a secret unit of the government, a black ops program called Division that has now gone rogue. They destroyed my identity and they destroyed the man I loved. I escaped and now the man that trained me [Michael], someone I trusted, is hunting me. Division’s power and influence continues to grow and no one is beyond their reach. They’ll annihilate any person, any government that stands in their way. But along with my partner, Alex, who’s undercover inside Division, I will stop them. I will protect the innocent they target and I will make them pay.

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N.O.P.D. (Syndicated, 1956) Dramas based on the files of the New Orleans Police Department. Cast: Stacy Harris (Det. Victor Beaujac), Louis J. Sirgo (Det. John Conroy). OPENING Visual: N.O.P.D. police badge. Announcer: This is the official emblem of the New Orleans Police Department. You are about to witness a true story of a crime from the official files of the N.O.P.D. The names of all persons actually involved have been changed. NOWHERE MAN (UPN, 1995–1996) Photographer Thomas Veil, suddenly stripped of his past, seeks to discover who is responsible and why persons unknown are desperately seeking the negative of his photograph “Hidden Agenda.” Cast: Bruce Greenwood (Thomas Veil), Megan Gallagher (Alyson Veil). Theme: “The Nowhere Man Theme” by Mark Snow. OPENING Veil (writing in a diary): My name is Thomas Veil, or at least it was. I’m a photographer. I had it all: a wife, Alyson, friends, and a career. And in one moment it was all taken away. All because of a single photograph. I have it; they want it and they will do anything to get the negative. I’m keeping this diary as proof that these events are real. I know they are. They have to be. NUMB3RS (CBS, 2005–2009) Charlie Eppes, a professor of applied mathematics, helps his brother, Don, an FBI agent, solve crimes through math as numbers reveal patterns and predict behavior. Cast: Rob Morrow (Don Eppes), David Krumholtz (Charlie Eppes), Judd Hirsch (Alan Eppes), Peter MacNicol (Larry Fleinhardt), Diane Farr (Megan Reeves), Kathy Najimy (Dr. Mildred Finch). Theme: “The Numb3rs Theme” by Charlie Clouser. OPENING Charlie: We all use math everyday—to forecast the weather, to tell time, to handle money. We also use math to analyze crimes, reveal patterns, and predict behavior. By using numbers we can solve the biggest mysteries we know. ONE MAN’S FAMILY (NBC, 1949–1954) Adaptation of the radio series about the Barbour family and their experiences living in the swank Sea Cliff section of Bay City in California.

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Principal Cast: Bert Lytell, Theodore Van Eltz (Henry Barbour), Marjorie Gateson, Mary Adams (Frances Barbour), Lillian Schaff, Linda Reighton (Hazel Barbour), Nancy Franklin, Eva Marie Saint, Ann Whitfield (Claudia Barbour), Robert Wigginton, Martin Dean, Arthur Cassell (Jack Barbour), Frankie Thomas Jr., Billy Idelson, James Lee (Clifford Barbour), Paul Thompson (Paul Barbour), Madeline Bugard (Teddy Barbour). Note: Very few episodes appear to have survived. The openings below are the only ones that could be found with an announced introduction. OPENING Announcer: One Man’s Family by Carlton E. Morse . . . Chapter 25, Book 2, will follow immediately after this public service message. [This 1949 version follows the radio series format of introducing the episode as a chapter and book, which was later dropped. Unfortunately, the surviving print has the public service message edited out.] Announcer: Sweetheart Soap, the soap that agrees with your skin, presents One Man’s Family, the best-written show on television, written by Carlton E. Morse. Song: Wake up your complexion with lovable Sweetheart care . . . Get that cover girl complexion with wonderful Sweetheart care . . . Announcer: And now the Carlton E. Morse drama, One Man’s Family. OUTLAWS (CBS, 1986–1987) Houston, Texas, 1899. Four outlaws (Harland, Wolf, Billy, Isaiah) being pursued by a sheriff (Grail) are struck by a bolt of lightning and transported to 1986 Houston. Adjusting, they establish a detective agency and with law enforcer Maggie Randall battle evil. Cast: Rod Taylor (John Grail), Christine Belford (Maggie Randall), William Lucking (Harland Pike), Richard Roundtree (Isaiah “Ice” McAdams), Charles Napier (Wolfson “Wolf” Lucas), Patrick Houser (Billy Pike). Theme: “Theme from the Outlaws” by Joseph Conlan. OPENING Wolf: Sheriff Jonathan Grail was mad. We hit a bank in his town. Harland Pike, me, Wolf Lucas, Billy Pike, and Isaiah “Ice” McAdams, known collectively as the Pike Gang. Visual: Grail and the gang in a gunfight when they are struck by a mysterious lightning bolt and transported to modern-day Houston. Wolf: The showdown was interrupted. However, when the Almighty sent us all sailing into the twentieth century—and what a century it is—we weren’t what you would call ordinary men. So we dug in, tried to adjust, and started a detective agency [Double Eagle Detective Agency] to put beans on the table and in the process ran into Maggie Randall. This may not be the nineteenth century, but there is plenty of work to be done

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because one thing is bound to be true—the bad hombres will always outnumber the good. THE PAPER CHASE (CBS, 1978–1979) The experiences of first-year law students at a prestigious northeastern university. Cast: John Houseman (Prof. Charles Kingsfield Jr.), James Stephens (James T. Hart), Francine Tacker (Elizabeth Logan), Tom Fitzsimmons (Franklin Ford), James Keane (Willis Bell), Robert Ginty (Thomas Anderson). Theme Vocal: “The First Years” by Seals and Crofts. OPENING Professor Kingsfield (addressing his class): The study of law is something new and unfamiliar to most of you—unlike any other schooling that you’ve ever known before . . . You teach yourselves the law but I train your minds. You come in here with a skull full of mush and if you survive, you leave thinking like a lawyer. PARTNERS IN CRIME (NBC, 1984) A gorgeous brunette (Carole) and a shapely blonde (Sydney), both divorced from Raymond Caulfield, inherit his detective agency—and a new life when they team to solve crimes. Cast: Lynda Carter (Carole Stanwyck), Loni Anderson (Sydney Kovack), Eileen Heckart (Jeannie Caulfield). Theme: “Partners in Crime” by Nathan Sassover and Ken Heller. OPENING Carole: This tall brunette [Carole], born with a silver spoon in her mouth, was private-eye Raymond Caulfield’s first wife. This street-wise blonde [Sydney] and I have two things in common—we were both married to the same man and we both divorced him. We met for the first time at his funeral. Are you ready for this? He left us his mansion, mortgaged to the hilt, and the Caulfield Detective Agency. And how do we manage? We call the cops a lot. PERSON OF INTEREST (CBS, 2011– ) With the help of a sophisticated surveillance system he developed, billionaire Harold Finch helps people who are either going to do something evil or have something horrible happen to them. Cast: Michael Emerson (Harold Finch), Jim Caviezel (John Reese), Taraji P. Henson (Det. Joss Carter), Kevin Chapman (Det. Lionel Fusco). Theme: “Person of Interest” by Ramin Djawadi. OPENING Finch: You are being watched. The government has a secret system, a machine that spies on you every hour of every day. I know because I

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built it. I developed the machine to detect acts of terrorism but it sees everything—violent crimes involving ordinary people; people like you— crimes that are considered irrelevant. They wouldn’t act so I decided I would. But I needed a partner. Someone with the skill to intervene [John Reese] . . . We work in secret. You will never find us . . . If your number’s up, we will find you [referring to how the system works by tracking social security numbers]. PETE KELLY’S BLUES (NBC, 1959) Pete Kelly’s experiences as a cornet player and leader of a jazz band called the Big Seven in Kansas City during the 1920s. Cast: William Reynolds (Pete Kelly), Phil Gordon (George Lupo), Connee Boswell (Savannah Brown), Anthony Eisley (Johnny Cassiano). Theme Vocal: “Pete Kelly’s Blues” by Connee Boswell. OPENING Pete: The period was called the Roaring Twenties. Americans were told they had to stop drinking but thirty million of them stayed thirsty and ate salted peanuts to make sure. It was an age of jazz music, speakeasies, rum-running, bathtub gin, murder, reprisal, and organized disorder. Everything was on sale—from wood alcohol to immortal souls; and down the street was a guy who would give you a discount on either one. Those were the accents of 1927 and the music, it was jazz. From the start it had an epileptic charm. It fitted the times, but it was more than the times. It said more; it made jokes and it wept. It laughed out loud, it dozed, and sometimes spoke with regret. Visual: Lupo’s Speakeasy at 17 Cherry Street. Pete: This is 17 Cherry Street and this is Lupo’s. It’s a standard speakeasy; the booze is cut but the prices aren’t. The beer is good and the whiskey is aged—if you get there later in the day. I work here. I play cornet with the Big Seven. We play here from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. with a pizza break at midnight. The hours are bad, but the music suits us. There’s one other thing about 17 Cherry Street and that’s trouble. You can get it by the yard, the pound, wholesale, and retail. THE PHOENIX (ABC, 1982) An ancient astronaut (Bennu), found and awakened before his time, begins a quest to discover the nature of his earthly mission. Cast: Judson Scott (Bennu of the Golden Light), Richard Lynch (Preminger), E. G. Marshall (Dr. Ward Frazier), Sheila Frazier (Mira). Theme: “The Phoenix Theme” by Arthur B. Rubinstein. OPENING Announcer: Long ago in a remote corner of the world, ancient astronauts landed from a distant planet with a gift for mankind—the Phoenix. For a thousand years he has waited, suspended in time, and now he has awak-

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ened to complete his mission. He searches for his partner, Mira, for only she knows his ultimate assignment on Earth. Dependent upon the sun for his strength and survival, endowed with superior intelligence, he has developed the powers of the human mind. Though relentlessly pursued by those who seek to control him, he must stay free. POLICE STATION (Syndicated, 1959) The day-to-day operations of a police station (Precinct 11) of a big city. Real cases are dramatized and followed from the crime to the arrest to the conviction. Cast: Baynes Barron (Sgt. White), Henry Beckman (Sgt. Stan Albertson), Roy Wright (Det. Pat Green), Larry Kerr (Det. Chuck Mitchell). OPENING Visual: Scenes of a city at night. Announcer: Before us a sprawling city at night stretching far into the horizon. A city like yours where people live and work and dream of the future. Here in this melting pot of mixed emotions and fears a war takes place every moment of the day and night—a war between the criminal and law enforcement; a desperate struggle to maintain peace during the growing years. A war that starts with a crime and begins with an arrest. The struggle continues with no end in sight. The crime is reported and, if possible, an arrest is made. And with the sound of handcuffs clicking we know the more difficult battle will soon begin at Police Station. POLTERGEIST: THE LEGACY (Showtime/Syfy, 1996–2001) Members of the San Francisco Legacy House probe paranormal happenings. Cast: Derek DeLint (Derek Rayne), Helen Shaver (Rachel Corrigan), Robbi Chong (Alex Moreau), Martin Cummins (Nick Boyle), Kristin Lehman (Kristen Adams), Alexandra Purvis (Katherine Corrigan). OPENING Derek: Since the beginning of time, mankind has existed between the world of light and the world of darkness. This journal chronicles the work of our secret society, known as the Legacy, created to protect the innocent from the creatures that inhabit the shadows of the night. THE PRISONER (CBS, 1968) A former British secret agent, kidnapped, named Number 6, and placed in a strange village, seeks a way to retain his sanity (constantly being questioned as to why he resigned) and escape. Cast: Patrick McGoohan (Number 6), Angelo Muscat (The Silent Butler), Colin Gordon, Clifford Evans, Mary Morris, John Sharpe, Peter Wyngarde, Guy Doleman, Leo McKern (Number 2). Theme: “The Prisoner” by Ron Grainer.

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OPENING Visual: The agent waking up in a strange room, then meeting with his captor. Agent: Where am I? No. 2: In the Village. Agent: What do you want? No. 2: Information. Agent: Whose side are you on? No. 2: That would be telling. We want information . . . information . . . information. Agent: You won’t get it. No. 2: By hook or crook we will. Agent: Who are you? No. 2: The new Number 2. Agent: Who is Number 1? No. 2: You are Number 6. Agent: I am not a number. I am a free man! PROJECT U.F.O. (NBC, 1978–1979) Dramas based on the official records of the U.S. Air Force’s Project Blue Book, the federal government’s record of UFO reports and investigations. Cast: William Jordan (Jake Gatlin), Caskey Swaim (Harry Fitz), Aldine King (Libby), Edward Winter (Ben Ryan). Theme: “Project U.F.O.” by Nelson Riddle. OPENING Visual: Sketches of Unidentified Flying Objects. Narrator (Jack Webb): These are unidentified flying objects that people say they are seeing now. Are they proof we are being visited by civilizations from other stars? Or just what are they? The United States Air Force began an investigation of this high strangeness in a search for the truth. What you are about to see is part of that twenty-year search. PROMISED LAND (CBS, 1996–1999) Touched by an Angel spin-off about a family’s adventures as they travel across America. Cast: Gerald McRaney (Russell Greene), Wendy Phillips (Claire Greene), Celeste Holm (Hattie Greene), Sarah Schaub (Dinah Greene), Austin O’Brien (Josh Greene), Eddie Karr (Nathaniel Greene). Theme: “The Promised Land Theme” by Ray Colcord. OPENING Visual: The Greene family in their motor home. Russell: My name is Russell Greene. Maybe you passed me and the family out on the highway. Maybe you were driving some fancy sports car or an old beat-up four-door. Maybe you had some place to be or maybe like

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us, you’re living out your dream with your house hitched up behind you and America the beautiful up ahead. But whoever you are, you be sure to give us a wave next time you drive by. We’re your neighbors. We’re all on the road together. THE PUBLIC DEFENDER (CBS, 1954–1955) The work of public defender Bart Andrews. Cast: Reed Hadley (Bart Andrews). Theme: “Public Defender” by Leon Klatzkin. OPENING Bart: A public defender is an attorney employed by the community and responsible for giving legal aid without cost to any person who seeks it and is financially unable to employ private counsel. It is also his duty to defend those accused of crime until the issue is decided in a court of law. The first public defender’s office in the United States was opened in January 1913. Over the years other offices have opened and today their handful has grown to a network of lawyers dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients. RACKET SQUAD (Syndicated, 1950–1951; CBS, 1951–1953) Dramas that expose the confidence game and its organizers as seen through the investigations of Captain John Braddock of the San Francisco Racket Squad. Cast: Reed Hadley (Capt. John Braddock). Theme: “Parade of the Chessmen” by Joseph Mullendore. SPONSORED OPENING Bell Boy: Call for Philip Morris . . . Announcer: Philip Morris, king size and regular, America’s finest cigarettes, presents— Cop: Racket Squad . . . Visual: Cop handing Capt. Braddock a cigarette . . . Capt. Braddock: What you are about to see is a real-life story taken from the official files of the police racket and bunko squads, business protective associations, and similar sources by Philip Morris, a company whose product deserves your support and patronage. I smoke Philip Morris myself. I have for a long time because I know the Philip Morris manufacturing process and I am convinced that this cigarette is as fine as human care and scientific skill can make it. It’s truly a fine, superior cigarette and I recommend it for your pleasure. NONSPONSORED OPENING Capt. Braddock: What you are about to see is a real-life story taken from the files of police racket and bunko squads, business protective associations, and similar sources all over the country. It is intended to expose the con-

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fidence game, the carefully worked out frauds by which confidence men take more money each year from the American public than all the bank robbers and thugs with their violence. CLOSING Capt. Braddock: I’m closing this case now, but there’ll be others because that’s the way the world is built. Remember, there are people who can slap you on the back with one hand and pick your pocket with the other—and it could happen to you. RAVEN (CBS, 1992–1993) Hawaii-based private detective Jonathan Raven and his partner, former harddrinking security analyst Herman “Ski” Jablonski, tackle cases that are anything but normal. Cast: Jeffrey Meek (Jonathan Raven), Lee Majors (Ski Jablonski), Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa (Osata). Theme: “Raven’s Theme” by Jonathan Franke. OPENING Narrator: Jonathan Raven was an American boy who was raised in Japan until his parents were killed by assassins. To avenge their deaths, he joined the Black Dragons, the very organization that murdered his parents. Now, in Hawaii, with the help of his old military buddy Ski, he is searching for the son he has never seen. [Raven’s parents were killed when his father, an Interpol agent, got too close to exposing a drug trafficking operation. Jonathan had an affair with a Japanese woman (Aki) but fled to Hawaii before he knew she was pregnant. A letter from that girl’s sister years later informed him of Aki’s death and of the child, whereabouts unknown. He is now desperate to find him before the Black Dragons.] R.C.M.P. (Syndicated, 1959) The Royal Canadian Mounties’ battle against the modern-day criminal. Cast: Gilles Pelletier (Corporal Jacques Gagnier), Don Francks (Constable Bill Mitchell). OPENING Announcer: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have their stories. Stories of the men who are the guardians of the law. Their motto: Maintain the right. Stories of their courage, stories of their lives, filled with hazards, romance, and adventure. RELIC HUNTER (Syndicated, 1999) Sydney Fox, a college professor (ancient studies), risks her life as a relic hunter to uncover lost or stolen artifacts.

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Cast: Tia Carrere (Sydney Fox), Christien Anholt (Nigel Bailey), Lindy Booth (Claudia). Theme: “Relic Hunter” by Donald Quon. OPENING Sydney: Welcome to ancient studies. I’m not a stickler for attendance. Sometimes I’m called away from the office myself. REMINGTON STEELE (NBC, 1982–1986) Private investigator Laura Holt solves crimes with the help of Remington Steele, a mysterious man who entered her life and assumed the identity of a man she created to attract clients. Cast: Pierce Brosnan (Remington Steele), Stephanie Zimbalist (Laura Holt), James Read (Murphy Michaels), Janet DeMay (Bernice Foxx), Doris Roberts (Mildred Krebs). Theme: “Remington Steele” by Henry Mancini. OPENING Laura: Try this for a deep dark secret: the great detective Remington Steele— he doesn’t exist. Follow. I always loved excitement so I studied and apprenticed and put my name on an office, but absolutely no one knocked on my door. A female private investigator seemed so feminine. So I invented a superior, a decidedly masculine superior. Suddenly there were cases around the block. It was working like a charm until the day he walked in with his blue eyes and mysterious smile and before I knew it, he assumed Remington Steele’s identity. Now I do all the work and he takes all the bows. It’s a dangerous way to live but as long as people buy it, I can get the job done. We never mix business with pleasure—well, almost never. I don’t even know his real name. RENDEZVOUS (ABC, 1952) A woman with a mysterious background (Nikki) risks her life to help people in trouble. Cast: Ilona Massey (Nikki). Theme: “Rendezvous” by Edward Vito. OPENING Announcer: The Chez Nikki, a Paris nightclub, has become a sanctuary. Established by a mysterious woman, it is the last hope for people with no place else to turn. The American Broadcasting Company invites you to join Ilona Massey as she risks her life to keep an appointment with danger and intrigue on Rendezvous.

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RENEGADE (Syndicated, 1992) A cop on the run (Reno), framed for a murder he didn’t commit, teams with brother and sister bounty hunters (Bobby and Cheyenne) to collect rewards, avoid capture, and prove his innocence. Cast: Lorenzo Lamas (Reno Raines), Branscombe Richmond (Bobby Phillips), Kathleen Kinmont (Cheyenne Phillips), Stephen J. Cannell (Lt. Dutch Dickson). Theme: “Renegade” by Mike Post. OPENING Narrator: He was a cop and good at his job. But he committed the ultimate sin and testified against other cops—cops gone bad, cops that tried to kill him but got the woman he loved instead. Framed for murder, now he prowls the backlands—an outlaw hunting outlaws; a bounty hunter, a Renegade. RESCUE 8 (Syndicated, 1958–1960) The rescue operations of the men of the Rescue 8 division of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Cast: Jim Davis (Wes Cameron), Lang Jeffries (Skip Johnson), Nancy Rennick (Patty Johnson). Theme: “Rescue 8” by Stanley Wilson. OPENING Announcer: This program is dedicated to the rescue teams throughout the U.S. and to the men who risk their lives daily to save others. And now, the stories behind rescues. RIPCORD (Syndicated, 1961) Ripcord, Inc. pilots Jim Buckley and Ted McKeever incorporate skydiving as a means to rescue people in precarious situations. Cast: Ken Curtis (Jim Buckley), Larry Pennell (Ted McKeever). Theme: “Ripcord” by Judith Pine. OPENING Announcer: This is the most danger-packed show on television. Every jump, every aerial maneuver is real, photographed just as it happened, without tricks or illusions. All that stands between a jumper and death is his ripcord. ROAR (Fox, 1997) The setting: AD 400. A young Irishman (Conor) sets out to unite the Celtic clans to battle the invading Roman army.

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Cast: Heath Ledger (Conor), Vera Farmiga (Katlynn), John Saint Ryan (Fergus), Alonzo Greer (Tully), Lisa Zane (Diana). Theme: “Theme from Roar” by John Ehrlich. OPENING Announcer: Long ago at the edge of the known world, the last Celtic tribes were fighting for survival. Europe had fallen to the Romans and this remote and untamed island was the final stronghold of the ancient ways. THE ROARING 20’S (ABC, 1960–1962) Delaware “Pinky” Pinkham, singer and owner of the speakeasy the Charleston Club, and Pat Garrison and Scott Norris, reporters for the New York Record, find mystery and intrigue in Manhattan during the 1920s. Cast: Dorothy Provine (Pinky Pinkham), Donald May (Pat Garrison), Rex Reason (Scott Norris), John Dehner (Jim Duke Williams), Gary Vinson (Chris Higbee). Theme: “The Roaring 20’s” by Mack David and Jerry Livingston. OPENING Chorus: Roaring Twenties . . . Roaring Twenties . . . Announcer: Starring Rex Reason . . . Chorus: How’d you do, I’m taking you to the Roaring Twenties . . . Announcer: Dorothy Provine . . . Donald May . . . and Gary Vinson . . . Chorus: The wild and reckless, never boring, soaring, Roaring, Twenties . . . Announcer: Produced by Warner Bros. ROBOCOP (Syndicated, 1994) Delta City police officer Alex Murphy, saved after a shooting by a total body prosthesis, titanium skin, and a computer-assisted brain, fights injustice as RoboCop. Cast: Richard Eden (Alex Murphy), Yvette Niper (Lisa Madigan), Sarah Campbell (Gadget), James Keane (William Morgan). Theme: “Future to This Life” by Joe Walsh and Lita Ford. OPENING Announcer: An officer, Alex Murphy, shot and near death in the line of duty. Doctor: Legally he’s dead. We can pretty much do what we want. Visual: Alex being transformed into RoboCop. Announcer: There is a new guy in town . . . His name is RoboCop. THE ROCKFORD FILES (NBC, 1974–1980) Ex-con Jim Rockford seeks out a living as a private eye who tackles cases of people who desperately need help but who are unable to turn to the police. Cast: James Garner (Jim Rockford), Noah Beery Jr. (Joseph “Rocky” Rockford), Joe Santos (Dennis Becker), Stuart Margolin (Angel Martin). Theme: “The Rockford Files” by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter.

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OPENING Visual: Telephone on a desk (with the number 555-2368). As the phone rings, Jim’s voice message is heard. Jim: This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your message. I’ll get back to you. Visual: As the theme music plays and cast credits are seen, the answering machine beeps and people leave a message. Listed are several of these messages: Beep: Jim, it’s Norma at the market. It bounced. Do you want us to tear it up, send it back, or put it with the others? Beep: Hey Jim, this is Louie down at the fish market. You gonna pick up these halibut or what? Beep: Hey Rockford, very funny. I ain’t laughin’. You’re gonna get yours. Beep: This is the message phone company. I see you’re using our unit. Now how about paying for it? Beep: Mr. Rockford, this is the Thomas Crown School of Dance and Contemporary Etiquette. We aren’t going to call again. Do you want these free lessons or what? ROCKY KING, DETECTIVE (DuMont, 1950–1954) Frank King, nicknamed “Rocky,” fights injustice as a chief inspector with the Homicide Division of the 24th Precinct of the Metropolitan Police Department. Cast: Roscoe Karns (Rocky King), Grace Carey (Mabel King), Todd Karns (Sergeant Hart), Earl Hammond (Sergeant Lane). Theme: “Rocky King” by Jack Ward. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Rocky King, Detective starring Roscoe Karns . . . Rocky King, chief of homicide of the Metropolitan Police Force in an exciting fight against crime . . . Brought to you by Ivory Flakes, the mild, fast-dissolving flakes to beautify hands in the dishpan; and Clorets, the new fast-acting candy mint and chewing gum that makes your breath kissing sweet. RUN FOR YOUR LIFE (NBC, 1965–1968) A man, discovering he has only a short time to live, decides to cram a lifetime of living into his remaining time. Theme: “Run for Your Life” by Pete Rugolo. Cast: Ben Gazzara (Paul Bryan), John Hoyt (doctor in opening). ORIGINAL OPENING Doctor (to Paul): You have at least nine months left, perhaps as much as eighteen. Paul: The first doctor gave me from one to two years. Doctor: I hope he is right. What are you going to do? Paul: Well, I have no family; I haven’t taken a day off since law school. Guess I’ll try to squeeze thirty years of living into one or two.

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REVISED OPENING Announcer: Paul Bryan, attorney-at-law, future full of promise until a medical examination reveals that he has only a short time to live; precious time to be used; time to squeeze thirty years of living into one or two. THE RUNAWAYS (NBC, 1979) Psychologist Steve Arizzio’s efforts to track down missing children before his worst fears are realized (turning up dead or unable to be found). Cast: Alan Feinstein (Steve Arizzio), Karen Machon (Karen Wingate), Patti Cohoon (Debbie Shaw), James Callahan (Hal Grady). Theme: “The Runaways Theme” by Bruce Broughton. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Runaways, a QM production, starring Alan Feinstein; also starring Karen Machon, with Patti Cohoon and James Callahan. At this moment, thousands of children are running from their homes, crying out for help, seeking escape from brutality and indifference. One man hears them well—Steve Arizzio, former juvenile officer, now a clinical psychologist who spent a lifetime answering such calls. Tonight’s episode, “Wrong Way Street.” SALVAGE 1 (ABC, 1979) Junkman Harry Broderick uses a homemade rocket ship (the Vulture) to salvage what is considered unsalvageable. Cast: Andy Griffith (Harry Broderick), Trish Stewart (Mel Slozar), Joel Higgins (Skip Carmichael), Richard Jaeckel (Jack Klinger). Theme: “The Salvage 1 Theme” by Walter Scharf. OPENING Narrator: Once upon a time a junkman had a dream. Harry: I wanna build a space ship, go to the moon, and salvage all the junk that’s up there, bring it back to Earth, and sell it. Narrator: So he put together a team: an ex-astronaut [Skip] and a fuel expert [Mel]. They built a rocket ship and went to the moon. Who knows what they’ll do next. THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF JULES VERNE (Syndicated, 2001–2002) Fictionalized account of the early years of writer Jules Verne when, in 1861, he teams with adventurer Phileas Fogg, his cousin, British Secret Service agent, Rebecca Fogg, and Phileas’s valet Jean (and pilot of his airship, the Aurora) to battle evil, especially the League of Darkness. Cast: Chris Demetral (Jules Verne), Michael Praed (Phileas Fogg), Francesca Hunt (Rebecca Fogg), Michel Courtemanche (Jean Passepartout). Theme: “The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne” by Nick Glenne-Smith.

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OPENING Announcer: Jules Verne, author, playwright, future writer extraordinaire. A century ago he startled the world with his predictions. A lucky dreamer? Or did the fantastic adventures he described really occur? Science fiction meets science fact—The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne. THE SENTINEL (Syndicated, 1996) Jim Ellison, a detective with the Major Crime Division of the Cascade, Washington, Police Department, uses his abilities as a Sentinel (a person with highly developed hyperactive senses) to battle evil. Cast: Richard Burgi (Jim Ellison), Garrett Maggart (Blair Sandburg), Bruce A. Young (Simon Banks). OPENING Spoken by Blair Sandburg, the doctor helping Jim understand his abilities: Blair (to Jim): In all tribal cultures and villages, there is a Sentinel [a protector]. A Sentinel is chosen because of a genetic advantage—an awareness that can be developed beyond normal humans. Your time spent in Peru [where he was an Army Ranger] has got to be connected with what’s happening to you now. I’ve got hundreds of cases of one or two hyperactive senses, but not one single subject with all five—you could be the real thing. SERGEANT PRESTON OF THE YUKON (Syndicated, 1955) Canada in the year 1898 provides the setting as Northwest Canadian Mounted Policeman William Preston, assisted by his dog, Yukon King, upholds the law. Cast: Richard Simmons (William Preston). Theme: “The Donna Diana Overture” by Von Reznicek. SPONSORED OPENING Announcer: The Quaker Oats Company presents Sergeant Preston of the Northwest Mounted Police with his great horse Rex and Yukon King, the wonder dog, maintaining law and order in the wild days of the Klondike. Sergeant Preston of the Yukon is presented by Quaker Oaks, the cereal shot from guns. NONSPONSORED OPENING Announcer: Sergeant Preston of the Northwest Mounted Police, with Yukon King, swiftest and strongest lead dog, breaking the trail in the relentless pursuit of lawbreakers in the wild days of the Yukon. 77 SUNSET STRIP (ABC, 1958–1964) Stuart Bailey, Jeff Spencer, and Rex Randolph, private detectives working out of offices at 77 Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, solve crimes with the help of Kookie, the Dino’s Lodge parking lot attendant, and their switchboard operator, Suzanne.

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Cast: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (Stuart Bailey), Roger Smith (Jeff Spencer), Richard Long (Rex Randolph), Edd Byrnes (Kookie), Jacqueline Beer (Suzanne Fabray), Louis Quinn (Roscoe), Robert Logan (J. R. Hale). Themes: “77 Sunset Strip” by Mack David and Jerry Livingston (1958–1963, singing version), Bob Thompson (1963–1964, a musical version). TYPICAL OPENING Chorus: 77 Sunset Strip . . . Announcer: Starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr. . . . Chorus: 77 Sunset Strip . . . Announcer: Roger Smith . . . Chorus: 77 Sunset Strip . . . Announcer: Edward Byrnes . . . Chorus: 77 Sunset Strip . . . Announcer: Costarring Louis Quinn, Jacqueline Beer, and Robert Logan . . . Produced by Warner Bros. Note: There are several different openings that changed with the casts (e.g., Richard Long was introduced along with Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and Roger Smith. Edward Byrnes was then added. When Richard Long left, Jacqueline Beer and Louis Quinn were added). SHANNON (Syndicated, 1961) The cases of an investigator for the Transport Bonding and Surety Company. Cast: George Nader (Joseph Shannon). OPENING Visual: Star George Nader seen driving a car. Announcer: This is George Nader starring in another episode of Shannon. SHAZAM! (CBS, 1974–1977) Young Billy Batson, endowed with the power to become Captain Marvel by the immortal elders, battles evil with the help of his traveling companion, Mentor. Cast: Michael Gray (Billy Batson), Jackson Bostwick, John Davey (Captain Marvel), Les Tremayne (Mentor). Theme: “Shazam” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Narrator: Chosen from all others by the Immortal Elders—Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury—Billy Batson and his Mentor travel the highways and byways of the land on a never-ending mission to right wrongs, to develop understanding and seek justice for all. In times of dire need, Billy has been given the power by the Immortals to summon awesome forces at the utterance of a single word—Shazam!—a word that transforms him in a flash as the mightiest of mortal beings—Captain Marvel.

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THE SHAZAM–ISIS HOUR (CBS, 1977) The combined title for episodes of Shazam and Isis. See individual titles for information. OPENING Narrator: The Shazam–Isis Hour. A full hour of exciting adventures with the world’s most powerful mortals—Captain Marvel, champion of truth and justice; and Isis, dedicated foe of evil. Both together in The Shazam-Isis Hour. SHE SPIES (Syndicated, 2002–2004) Three young women (Cassie, D.D., and Shane), serving time in prison, are recruited by Jack Wilde to form She Spies, a government organization to battle crime and corruption. Cast: Natasha Henstridge (Cassie McBain), Kristen Miller (D. D. Cummings), Natashia Williams (Shane Phillips), Carlos Jacott (Jack Wilde). Theme: “She Spies” by Jerry Brunskill. OPENING Announcer: Every once in a while an elite crime fighting team emerges, highly sophisticated, covert ops specially trained in global intelligence and maneuvers. This is not one of those teams. They’re three career criminals with one shot at freedom. Now they’re working for the Feds who put them away. These are the women of She Spies—bad girls gone good. THE SILENT FORCE (ABC, 1971) Three agents (Amelia, Ward, and Jason) battle crime as members of the Silent Force, a secret government agency. Cast: Lynda Day (Amelia Cole), Ed Nelson (Ward Fuller), Percy Rodriques (Jason Hart). Theme: “The Silent Force” by George Duning. OPENING Narrator: “If you do not, on a national scale, attack organized criminals with weapons and techniques as effective as their own, they will destroy us”— Robert F. Kennedy. An attack has been mounted from Washington. An undercover team of Federal agents is the spear head of that attack—The Silent Force. THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN (ABC, 1973–1978) Astronaut Steve Austin, seriously injured when a plane he is testing crashes, is given a $6 million bionic operation to save his life. Now, with enhanced abilities, he battles injustice for Oscar Goldman of the O.S.I. (Office of Scientific Intelligence).

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Cast: Lee Majors (Steve Austin), Richard Anderson (Oscar Goldman), Alan Oppenheimer, Martin E. Brooks (Dr. Rudy Wells). Theme: “The Six Million Dollar Man.” Vocal by Dusty Springfield (first season); then a musical version by Oliver Nelson. OPENING Visuals: Steve’s plane crashing, then Steve being given the operation. Announcer: Steve Austin, astronaut. A man barely alive. Oscar: Gentlemen [addressing the O.S.I. board], we can save him. We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man. Announcer: Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before. Better. Stronger. Faster. THE SIXTH SENSE (ABC, 1972) A professor of parapsychology investigates cases of unexplained happenings. Cast: Gary Collins (Michael Rhodes). OPENING Announcer: Dr. Michael Rhodes, leading authority in the investigation of psychic phenomena in the world of ESP. SKY KING (NBC, 1951–1952; ABC, 1952–1954) Sky King, pilot of the Songbird, and his niece Penny and nephew Clipper, the owners of the Flying Crown Ranch, uphold the law in and around Grover City in Arizona. Cast: Kirby Grant (Sky King), Gloria Winters (Penny King), Ron Hagerthy (Clipper King). Theme: “The Theme from Sky King” by Bert Sheffer (opening); “The Western Theme” by Joseph Solon (closing). SPONSORED OPENINGS Announcer: Listen . . . Look . . . Here comes Sky King. Sky King, America’s favorite flying cowboy, presented by America’s favorite peanut butter, Peter Pan Peanut Butter . . . Female Spokesperson (dressed as Peter Pan): Yes, friends, this is the time to enjoy high adventure with Sky King, but first let me remind you that anytime is a good time to enjoy creamy, smooth Peter Pan Peanut Butter. It’s extra good because it’s extra fresh . . . Announcer: If you want the freshest peanut butter, get America’s favorite peanut butter—Peter Pan, it’s just sixty seconds old when you open the jar. And now your favorite flying cowboy, Sky King. CLOSING Announcer: Sky, Clipper, and Penny may now be seen regularly on TV in a new series of filmed adventures. Be sure to watch for them.

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Announcer: Out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King. And as we say here in the West—Reach, partner . . . Chorus: Reach for Nabisco . . . a bright red seal on the package means there’s mighty good cookies inside . . . Announcer: Yup . . . creamy chocolate crème sandwich [Oreo] . . . yummy Fig Newtons . . . mouth-meltin’ Lorna Doones . . . Chip-a-Roos, those great tastin’ chocolate coconut drop cookies . . . and many, many others. So just remember, when it comes to cookies . . . Chorus: Reach for Nabisco . . . Announcer: And now Sky King. Note: The syndicated open of the series is simply a scene of the Songbird (Sky’s plane) with an announcer’s words: “From out of the blue of the western sky comes Sky King.” SLATTERY’S PEOPLE (CBS, 1964–1965) Politician James Slattery’s experiences as he tries to institute his beliefs of a democratic government for the benefit of the people. Cast: Richard Crenna (James Slattery), Kathie Brown (Liz Andrews), Alejandro Rey (Mike Valera), Maxine Stuart (B. J. Clawson), Francine York (Wendy Wendkoski), Edward Asner (Frank Radcliff). Theme: “Slattery” by George Duning (later revision by Nathan Scott). OPENING Announcer: Democracy is a very bad form of government, but I ask you never to forget it—all the others are so much worse. SPECIAL UNIT 2 (UPN, 2001) Kate Benson and Nick O’Malley, members of Special Unit 2, a secret unit of the Chicago P.D., investigate cases of things “that lurk in the dark.” Cast: Alexondra Lee (Kate Benson), Michael Landes (Nick O’Malley), Richard Gant (Capt. Richard Paige), Pauley Perrette (Alice Kramer), Danny Woodman (Carl). Theme: “The Special Unit 2 Theme” by Mark Snow. OPENING Announcer: Ever catch something out of the corner of your eye? Ever find there is something out there in the dark, something evil? Everybody does, but they turn away. The members of Special Unit 2 do not. They pursue and attempt to destroy that unknown evil. STEVE CANYON (NBC, 1958–1959) Adaptation of the comic strip about Steve Canyon, pilot, lieutenant, and trouble shooter for the U.S. Air Force.

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Cast: Dean Fredericks (Lt. Col. Steve Canyon), Jerry Paris (Major Willie Willston), Ted DeCorsia (Police Chief Hagedorn), Abel Fernandez (Airman Abel Featherstone), Ingrid Goude (Ingrid). Theme: “Space March” by Walter Schumann. OPENING Announcer: Steve Canyon—a salute to the Air Force men of America. You are about to see an actual mission flown by the United States Air Force. All information, material, and incidents contained herein are now declassified. STRAIGHTAWAY (ABC, 1961–1962) Straightaway Garage owners Scott Ross and Clipper Hamilton’s experiences with professional race car drivers. Cast: Brian Kelly (Scott Ross), John Ashley (Clipper Hamilton). OPENING Announcer: Straightaway starring Brian Kelly and John Ashley. Straightaway, brought to you by Autolite spark plugs, batteries, and other quality automotive parts. When you care for your car, remember, you’re always right with Autolite. THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO (ABC, 1972–1977) The investigations of San Francisco police detectives Mike Stone and Steve Keller. Cast: Karl Malden (Mike Stone), Michael Douglas (Steve Keller), Darleen Carr (Jean Stone). Theme: “The Streets of San Francisco” by Tom Scott. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Hank Simms): The Streets of San Francisco . . . A Quinn Martin production . . . Starring Karl Malden . . . Also starring Michael Douglas . . . With guest stars Sam Jaffe, David Z. Hall, Laurie Heinemann . . . and special guest star Luther Adler . . . Tonight’s episode: “Mister Nobody.” SUPERBOY (Syndicated, 1988–1992) Clark Kent, the last surviving member of the planet Krypton, as a teenager in Smallville before he became Superman. Cast: John Haymes Newton, Gerard Christopher (Clark Kent), Stacy Haiduk (Lana Lang), Jim Calvert (T. J. White), Scott Wells, Sherman Howard (Lex Luthor). Theme: “Superboy Theme” by Kevin Kiner. OPENING Announcer: Rocketed from a distant planet to a whole new destiny on Earth, found by a Kansas farm family, and raised as Clark Kent, he possesses the strength of steel, the speed of light, and the desire to help all mankind.

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SURF SIDE 6 (ABC, 1960–1962) Bachelor detectives (Dave, Ken, and Sandy) operating out of a houseboat docked at Surf Side 6 in Miami Beach, Florida, solve crimes—with the help of their friends, Daphne and Cha Cha. Cast: Lee Patterson (Dave Thorne), Van Williams (Ken Madison), Troy Donahue (Sandy Winfield), Diane McBain (Daphne DeWitt Dutton), Margaretta Sierra (Cha Cha O’Brien). Theme: “Surf Side 6” by Mack David and Jerry Livingston. OPENING Chorus: Surf Side 6 . . . Announcer (Dick Tufeld): Starring Troy Donahue . . . Chorus: Surf Side 6 . . . Announcer: Van Williams . . . Chorus: Surf Side 6 . . . Announcer: Lee Patterson . . . Chorus: In Miami Beach . . . Announcer: Costarring Diane McBain . . . Chorus: Cha, Cha. . . Announcer: and Margaretta Sierra . . . Chorus: Cha. Announcer: Produced by Warner Bros. SWAMP THING (USA, 1990–1993) Scientist Alec Holland, doused with an experimental plant growth formula, becomes Swamp Thing, a creature of the swamp lands in Huma, Georgia, that battles evil. Cast: Dick Durock (Swamp Thing), Mark Lindsay Chapman (Dr. Arcane), Carrell Myers (Tressa Kipp), Jesse Zeigler (Jim Kipp). Theme: “The Swamp Thing Theme” by Christopher L. Stone. OPENING Swamp Thing: The swamp is my world. It is where I am. It is who I am. I know the evil men do. Do not bring your evil here. I warn you—beware the wrath of Swamp Thing! SWORD OF JUSTICE (NBC, 1978–1979) After being framed for embezzlement and serving three years in prison, Jack Cole teams with his cell mate (Hector) to bring white collar criminals to justice. Cast: Dack Rambo (Jack Cole), Bert Rosario (Hector Ramirez), Alex Courtney (Arthur Woods). Theme: “Sword of Justice” by John Andrew Tartaglia.

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OPENING Visual: Courtroom. Judge: This court finds Jack Martin Cole guilty of twenty-five counts of embezzlement. Visual: Jack protesting, then seen in a jail cell. Jack: Those criminals, I’ll pay them back, every single day of those three years. They say this place is like a college. I want to go to school [seen learning how to be a criminal]. Jack (to Hector): There is a whole level of crime operating above the law. We’re going to help put an end to it. [Theme song then plays.] T AND T (Syndicated, 1988–1990) Freed from jail by a lawyer (Amanda Taler) for a crime he did not commit, prize fighter T. S. Turner quits the ring to become her investigator to help people in trouble with the law. Cast: Mr. T (T. S. Turner), Alex Amini (Amanda Taler), Kristina Nicoll (Teri Taler). Theme: “Theme from T and T” by Marvin Dolgay. OPENING Announcer: T. S. Turner was a city kid fighting his way off the streets—until he was framed for a crime he did not commit. Amanda Taler was a young crusading attorney. She mounted an appeal that put Turner back on the street—this time in a suit and tie working as a private detective. Together they are T and T. TEAM KNIGHT RIDER (Syndicated, 1997–1998) The Foundation for Law and Government incorporates five agents and five specially built vehicles to battle evil as once did Michael Knight and KITT (from the series Knight Rider). Cast: Brixton Karnes (Kyle Stewart), Christine Steele (Jenny Andrews), Kathy Trageser (Erica West), Duane Davis (Duke DePalma), Nick Wechsler (Trek Sanders). Theme: “Team Knight Rider” by Gary Stockdale. OPENING Announcer Ten years ago all it took was one man and one car to get the job done. Now, the Foundation for Law and Government has assembled five highly skilled operatives and paired them with the most advanced state-of-the-art vehicles to take on a new breed of outlaw. They are Team Knight Rider. T.H.E. CAT (NBC, 1966–1967) Former circus aerialist and cat burglar turned professional bodyguard (Thomas Hewitt Everett “T.H.E.” Cat) uses his skills to help people in trouble.

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Cast: Robert Loggia (Thomas Cat), Robert Carricart (Pepe), Norma Bengell (Maria), R. G. Armstrong (William McAllister). Theme: “T.H.E. Cat” by Lalo Schifrin. OPENING Announcer: Out of the night comes a man who saves lives at the risk of his own. Once a circus performer, an aerialist who refused the net. Once a cat burglar, a master among jewel thieves. And now, a professional bodyguard—primitive, savage, in love with danger—T.H.E. Cat. THEN CAME BRONSON (NBC, 1969–1970) Former newspaper reporter Jim Bronson begins a motorcycle tour of the United States to discover the meaning of life following his friend’s suicide. Cast: Michael Parks (Jim Bronson). Theme: “Then Came Bronson” by George Duning (opening). “Long Lonesome Highway” (closing; written by Jim Hendricks; vocal by Michael Parks). OPENING Visual: Jim on his motorcycle, stopped at a traffic light. Man in Car: Taking a trip? Jim: What’s that? Man: Taking a trip. Jim: Yea. Man: Where to? Jim: Oh, I don’t know, wherever I wind up I guess. Man: Well, I wish I were you. Jim: Really? Well hang in there. [Light changes, Jim rides off as theme music plays.] THE THIN MAN (NBC, 1957–1959) Nick Charles, a former private detective turned mystery editor for a publishing house, finds help in solving crimes from his wife, Nora, an amateur sleuth. Cast: Peter Lawford (Nick Charles), Phyllis Kirk (Nora). Theme: “The Thin Man” (1957–1958 by Johnny Green); “The Thin Man Theme” (1958–1959) by Pete Rugolo. OPENING Announcer: The Thin Man . . . Starring Peter Lawford as Nick . . . Phyllis Kirk as Nora . . . and Asta as Asta. [Asta is the family dog.] THIS MAN DAWSON (Syndicated, 1959) A police chief’s battle against crime in a large city. Cast: Keith Andes (Frank Dawson), William Woodson (Sgt. Ed Blankey).

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OPENING Announcer (William Conrad): This story did not take place in your city. It might. The police force you are about to see does not exist—it should; perhaps one day it will. This is the story of one man. Dedicated, incorruptible, convinced that crime can be controlled—This Man Dawson. THREAT MATRIX (ABC, 2003) FBI agent John Kilmer and his team investigate situations that could pose a threat to the United States. Cast: James Denton (John Kilmer), Kelly Rutherford (Frankie Ellroy-Kilmer), Will Lyman (Roger Atkins), Anthony Azizi (Mo), Melora Walters (Lia Larken). Theme: “Threat Matrix” by Steve Jablonsky. OPENING Announcer: Every morning the president receives a report that updates the most active threats against the United States. This report is called the Threat Matrix. The Department of Homeland Security hand-picked a team of agents from the CIA, FBI, and the NSA to analyze and respond to the Threat Matrix report. Their job is to keep us safe. TIME TRAX (Syndicated, 1993) Twenty-second-century law enforcer Darien Lambert, assisted by a femaleimaged computer named SELMA (Specified Encapsulated Limited Memory Archive), travels back in time (to the 1990s) via a Trax time machine to capture criminals from his time who have escaped to the past. Cast: Dale Midkiff (Darien Lambert), Elizabeth Alexander (SELMA). Theme: “Time Trax” by Garry McDonald. OPENING Narrator: It began in the future. A scientist turning to evil; a time machine called Trax where villains vanish and a lawman must pursue them. Darien Lambert has a mission. He has one weapon [laser-like gun] and a computer named SELMA. With her they will travel to a time other than their own. Now he is among us. A special breed of man, searching for fugitives from his own time—knowing he cannot go home until he has found them all. His name is Darien Lambert and this is his story. 12 O’CLOCK HIGH (ABC, 1964–1967) A look at the officers and men attached to the 918th Bombardment Squadron of the U.S. Air Force. Cast: Paul Burke (Col. Joe Gallagher), Chris Robinson (Sgt. Sandy Komansky), Frank Overton, Lew Gallo (Maj. Harvey Stovall).

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TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Dick Wesson): 12 O’clock High . . . A Quinn Martin production . . . Starring Paul Burke . . . Also starring Chris Robinson and Frank Overton . . . with guest stars James Whitmore . . . Andrew Duggan . . . Joe Moross . . . Tonight’s episode, “The Ace.” UNFORGETTABLE (CBS, 2011– ) Carrie Wells, a young N.Y.P.D. police woman, uses her ability to recall anything she has ever seen and heard (called hyperthymesea) to help her solve crimes. Series consultant, actress Marilu Henner, possesses the condition. Cast: Poppy Montgomery (Carrie Wells), Dylan Walsh (Al Burns), Kevin Rankin (Roc Saunders). Theme: “Poppy’s Theme from Unforgettable” by Jacob Grath. OPENING Carrie: I’m Carrie Wells. Only a few people in the world have the ability to remember everything. I’m one of them. Pick any day of my life and I can tell you what I saw and heard: faces, conversations, clues—which comes in handy when you’re a cop. If I miss something the first time, it’s okay. I can go back and look again. My life is . . . Unforgettable. THE UNTOUCHABLES (ABC, 1959–1963) Eliot Ness leads a team of federal agents (The Untouchables) in a battle against the 1930s Chicago-era of gangsters. Cast: Robert Stack (Eliot Ness), Nicholas Georgiade (Agent Enrico Rossi), Paul Picerni (Agent Lee Hobson). Theme: “The Untouchables” by Nelson Riddle. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Untouchables . . . A Desilu production . . . Tonight’s episode, “Kiss of Death Girl” . . . Starring Robert Stack as Eliot Ness . . . Costarring Mickey Shaughnessy . . . Robert H. Harris . . . and David J. Stewart . . . and special guest star Jan Sterling . . . and narrated by Walter Winchell. VANISHING SON (Syndicated, 1995) Falsely accused of murder, a man (Jian-Wa) flees the arms of justice to find the real killer and clear his name. Cast: Russell Wong (Jian-Wa Chang), Chi Moui Lo (Wago Chang), Stephanie Niznik (Judith Phillips), Haing S. Ngor (The General). Theme: “Vanishing Son” by Jan Hammer.

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OPENING Announcer: Running from oppression; yearning for freedom, he came to America. But when he was falsely accused of murder, he must run again, searching for the truth—the hunter and the hunted. V.I.P. (Syndicated, 1998–2002) Vallery Irons, head of V.I.P. (Vallery Irons Protection), and her staff risk their lives to protect people facing danger and unable to protect themselves. Cast: Pamela Anderson (Vallery Irons), Molly Culver (Tasha Dexter), Natalie Raitano (Nikki Franco), Shaun Baker (Quick Williams), Leah Lail (Kay Simmons), Dustin Nguyen (Johnny Loh). Theme: “V.I.P.” by Frankie Blue. ORIGINAL OPENING Visual: Establishes how V.I.P. came to be (Vallery saved the life of a celebrity, gained notoriety, but was mistaken by the press as a bodyguard. Tasha, Nikki, Kay, and Shaun felt her status could bring in clients if she joined their firm, which they renamed V.I.P. when she did). Vallery: You don’t understand. I got a lucky punch. I’m not a bodyguard. Nikki: But we are. Tasha: It’s just a figurehead [position]; a name on the door. Kay: You’ll probably never even leave the office. Shaun: You’ll help us pull in the rich and famous; we’ll do the rest. Nikki: We’re professionals; we’ll take care of all the rough stuff. Vallery: There’ll never be any danger? Tasha/Shaun/Nikki: Never. [That “never” turned out to be always as the inexperienced Vallery involves herself in and complicates cases.] REVISED OPENING Announcer: The beautiful and lethal Vallery Irons. Plucked from obscurity to lead an elite protection agency. They know how to get things done . . . eventually. VIPER (NBC, 1994; Syndicated, 1997–2000) Former racing champion Joe Astor battles crime with Viper, an indestructible car of the future. Cast: James McCafferty (Joe Astor), Dorian Harewood (Julian Wilkes), Lee Chamberlain (Delia Thorne), Joe Nipote (Frankie Waters), Jeff Kaake (Thomas Cole), Heather Medway (Cameron Westlake). Theme: “Viper” by Jay Ferguson. SEASON ONE OPENING Announcer: The day after tomorrow . . . the time when criminals ruled the city [Chicago] . . . Now, against a corrupt system, a lone fight for justice— Viper is taking back the streets.

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SEASON THREE OPENING Announcer: It prowls the streets in the pursuit of justice. Its origins are secret; its technology, twenty-first century. Its existence officially disavowed. But its presence undeniable. The perfect weapon for an imperfect future—Viper. Note: Seasons two and four incorporate a musical only opening. VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA (ABC, 1964–1968) The assignments of the Seaview, an atomic-powered submarine, as it patrols the oceans of the world. Cast: Richard Basehart (Admiral Nelson), David Hedison (Captain Crane), Robert Dowdell (Chip Morton). Theme: “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea” by Paul Sawtell. OPENING Announcer: Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea . . . Starring Richard Basehart . . . David Hedison. VOYAGERS! (NBC, 1982–1983) Voyager Phineas Bogg and his young assistant Jeffrey travel back in time to correct history’s mistakes. Cast: Jon-Erik Hexum (Phineas Bogg), Meeno Peluce (Jeffrey Jones). Theme: “Voyagers” by Jerrold Immel. OPENING Bogg: We travel through time to help history along—give it a push when it’s needed. Visual: Bogg’s Omni (time-traveling compass). Bogg: When the Omni is red, it means history is wrong. Our job is to get everything back on track [Omni turning green]. REVISED OPENING For VHS release as Voyager from the Unknown: Announcer: Far out in the cosmos there exists a planet known as Voyager, where the mystery of travel into space and through time has been solved. It is inhabited by a race who call themselves Voyagers. Their purpose is to keep constant surveillance on history . . . These people have a timemachine device, the Omni, which will take them into the past, present, or future. As each Voyager graduates . . . he is given an Omni and a guidebook. One such graduate was Phineas Bogg, who was assigned as a field worker to operate in certain time zones. [The History Surveillance Unit, a computer complex, keeps track of Voyagers during their assignments. The ninety-one-minute movie was re-edited from the pilot and the “Voyagers of the Titanic” episodes of the series.]

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WAR OF THE WORLDS (Syndicated, 1988–1990) Continuation from the 1953 feature film War of the Worlds that again depicts the Earth’s battle against aliens who were thought dead but revived by a nuclear accident. Cast: Jared Martin (Harrison Blackwood), Lynda Mason Green (Suzanne McCullough), Richard Chaves (Paul Ironhorse), Philip Akin (Norton Drake), Rachel Blanchard (Debbie McCullough), Adrian Paul (John Kincaid). Theme: “War of the Worlds” by Bill Thorpe. OPENING Announcer: In 1953 the Earth experienced the war of the worlds. Common bacteria stopped the aliens but it didn’t kill them. Instead the aliens lapsed into a deep hibernation. Now the aliens have been resurrected and more treacherous than before. In 1953 aliens started taking over the world; today they are taking over our bodies. WIRE SERVICE (ABC, 1956–1957) Dean Evans, Katherine Wells, and Dan Miller, reporters for the international news-gathering service TransGlobe News, are seen on a rotational basis as they investigate stories. Cast: George Brent (Dean Evans), Mercedes McCambridge (Katherine Wells), Dane Clark (Dan Miller). TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Wire Service starring Mercedes McCambridge. Mercedes: Nothing travels faster than news, an electronic impulse that splinters distance at 186,000 miles per second. From Tokyo . . . from London . . . from Rio . . . from New York. An age of speed and curiosity. The News probes and the probe is truth. I’m Katherine Wells, wire service reporter, Trans Globe News. WITCHBLADE (TNT, 2001) N.Y.P.D. homicide detective Sara Pezzini becomes extraordinary when she is chosen by the Witchblade, a mysterious, ancient bracelet, to wield its powers to battle evil. (During a shootout in a museum, a bullet struck and broke the glass case exhibiting the Witchblade. It fell to the floor near Sarah and attached itself to her wrist. She cannot rid herself of it and must do as it commands: “Cleanse the world and make it pure.”) Cast: Yancy Butler (Sara Pezzini), David Chikachi (Jake McCartey), Anthony Cistaro (Kenneth Irons), Eric Etebari (Ian Nottingham). Theme: “Witchblade” by Joel Goldsmith. OPENING Announcer: Sara Pezzini, a New York City detective drawn into a chance encounter with a supernatural weapon. Each day, each mystery, each encounter will ultimately reveal her true destiny.

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WORLD OF GIANTS (Syndicated, 1959–1960) FBI agent Mel Hunter, exposed to an experimental rocket fuel, shrinks in size to the height of six inches. Now, living in a world of giants, he and his partner, Bill Williams, tackle cases that require a unique perspective—Mel’s reduced height. Cast: Marshall Thompson (Mel Hunter), Arthur Franz (Bill Winters), Marcia Henderson (Miss Brown), John Gallaudet (H. G. Hall). OPENING Announcer (in echo effect): WOG—World of Giants. Mel: You are about to see one of the most closely guarded secrets and one of the most fantastic series of events ever recorded in the annals of modern espionage. This is my story, the story of Mel Hunter who lives in your world—a World of Giants. XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS (Syndicated, 1995–2001) Xena, a mythical warrior of ancient Greece, and her companion, Gabrielle, battle the forces of evil as they travel great distances in an untamed world. Cast: Lucy Lawless (Xena), Renee O’Connor (Gabrielle). Theme: “Xena, Warrior Princess” by Joseph LoDuca. OPENING Announcer: In a time of ancient gods, warriors, and kings, a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena, a mighty warrior princess forged in the heat of battle. The power . . . The passion . . . The danger. Her courage will change the world. YOUNG HERCULES (Fox, 1998–1999) A prequel to Hercules: The Legendary Journeys that follows a teenage Hercules as he, a warrior in training, helps people threatened by the wrath of the gods. Cast: Ryan Gosling (Hercules), Dean O’Gorman (Iolaus), Chris Conrad (Jason). Theme: “Young Hercules” by Joseph LoDuca. OPENING Narrator (D. C. Douglas): In an age of light and darkness, Zeus, king of the gods, rules the universe. He had a son, young Hercules, half-god, halfman. Young Hercules longs to find his place in the world, the father he has never known, and what it means to be a hero. Before the man becomes a legend, before the legend becomes a myth, comes the greatest adventure of all—Young Hercules. THE YOUNG INDIANA JONES CHRONICLES (ABC, 1992–1993) Events in the life of Henry “Indiana” Jones before his life in theatrical films as an adventurer and explorer. Cast: Sean Patrick Flanery (Indiana Jones). Theme: “The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles” by Laurence Rosenthal.

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OPENING Narrator: Before the world discovered Indiana Jones, a young Indiana Jones discovered the world . . . Riding with Pancho Villa . . . Exploring with Lawrence of Arabia . . . On safari in Africa with Teddy Roosevelt . . . Romancing a German spy . . . For him, growing up was the greatest adventure of all . . . From the Great Wall of China to the Congo . . . From battling tomb raiders to fighting in the trenches of World War I to his first love in war-torn London. He lives the life others only dream. George Lucas presents The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. THE YOUNG LAWYERS (ABC, 1970–1971) Lawyers attached to Boston’s N.L.O. (Neighborhood Law Office) defend clients who cannot afford legal counsel. Cast: Lee J. Cobb (David Barrett), Zalman King (Aaron Silverman), Judy Pace (Pat Walters), Philip Clark (Chris Blake). Theme: “The Young Lawyers Theme” by Leith Stevens. OPENING Announcer: In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, law students can go right into court and defend their clients, taking a case all the way—win or lose. Today’s law students want real action . . . in the classroom and out of books helping people who need legal services. These students are doing it at the Neighborhood Law Office. They’re lawyers, The Young Lawyers. THE YOUNG REBELS (ABC, 1970–1971) The activities of the Yankee Doodle Society, a secret organization of young people struggling to foil British advances on the Colonies during the American Revolution (here, set in Chester, Pennsylvania, 1777). Cast: Rick Ely (Jeremy Larkin), Louis Gossett Jr. (Isaac Poole), Hilary Thompson (Elizabeth Coates). OPENING Visual: Scenes of Jeremy, Isaac, and Elizabeth. Announcer: This is the Yankee Doodle Society, a secret organization like those that operated during the American Revolution. Young patriots determined to help mold their own future by fighting for freedom behind enemy lines.

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ALIAS SMITH AND JONES (ABC, 1971–1973) Old West outlaws Jed “Kid” Curry and Hannibal Hayes, posing as Thaddeus Jones (Jed) and Joshua Smith (Hayes), attempt to end their life of crime by proving themselves worthy of amnesty by becoming decent, law-abiding citizens. Cast: Ben Murphy (Jed Curry/Thaddeus Jones), Peter Duel, Roger Davis (Hannibal Hayes/Joshua Smith), James Drury (Sheriff Lom Travers). Theme: “Alias Smith and Jones” by Billy Goldenberg. OPENING Narrator (Roger Davis): Hannibal Hayes and Kid Curry—the two most successful outlaws in the history of the West. In all the banks they robbed, they never shot anyone. This made our two latter-day Robin Hoods very popular with everyone but the railroads. Kid (over scene of their escaping the law): There’s one thing we gotta get, Hayes. Hayes: What’s that? Kid: Out of this business. Visual: Office of Sheriff Travers. Sheriff: The governor can’t flat out give you amnesty. First you got to prove you deserve it. Kid: So all we have to do is stay out of trouble till the governor figures we deserve amnesty. Sheriff: That’s true. Till then, only you, me, and the governor will know about it. Visual: Hayes and Curry trying to avoid trouble. Narrator: Alias Smith and Jones starring Peter Duel and Ben Murphy. Note: Roger Davis replaced Peter Duel as Hannibal Hayes in second season episodes. Ralph Story became the theme narrator and it remained basically the same. New scenes were filmed to replace Duel and the line “Our two latter-day Robin Hoods” was replaced with “Our two Kansas cousins.” The ending was also changed to “Alias Smith and Jones starring Ben Murphy and Roger Davis.”

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ANNIE OAKLEY (Syndicated, 1954–1957) Expert sharpshooter Annie Oakley helps Deputy Sheriff Lofty Craig maintain the law in Diablo County, Arizona, during the early 1900s. Cast: Gail Davis (Annie Oakley), Brad Johnson (Lofty Craig), Jimmy Hawkins (Tagg Oakley). Theme: “Theme from Annie Oakley” by Walter M. Greene (later revised by Benjamin Wess and Fred Wess). SPONSORED OPENINGS Canada Dry Announcer (Charles Lyon): Canada Dry presents Annie Oakley. Annie Oakley hits the entertainment bull’s-eye with her hard riding . . . suspense . . . and her world-famous straight shooting. Brought to you by America’s favorite beverage, Canada Dry ginger ale, the pure, delicious refresher. [Each theme version begins with a rifle aiming at the audience and firing, at which time the announcer then speaks. The “hard riding” is Annie stopping a runaway stage or performing tricks on her horse; “suspense” is her opening a window to enter a building; her “straight shooting” is Annie hitting the center spade of a nine of spades playing card held by Lofty.] TV Time Popcorn Announcer: TV Time Popcorn in its own popping package presents . . . Annie Oakley . . . Annie Oakley hits the entertainment bull’s-eye with her hard riding . . . suspense . . . and her world-famous straight shooting. Brought to you by TV Time Popcorn—all premeasured and ready to pop. SYNDICATED AND NONSPONSORED OPENING Announcer (Charles Lyon): Annie Oakley hits the entertainment bull’s-eye each week with her hard riding . . . straight shooting . . . and suspense. BROKEN ARROW (ABC, 1956–1960) Indian agent Tom Jeffords and Apache Chief Cochise work together to keep peace between the white man and Indian in the Arizona territory of the 1870s. Broken Arrow refers to the Indian symbol of friendship. Cast: John Lupton (Tom Jeffords), Michael Ansara (Cochise). Theme: “Broken Arrow” by Paul Sawtell and Ned Washington. OPENING Announcer: Broken Arrow, the story of Tom Jeffords, Indian agent, and his blood-brother, Cochise, greatest Apache chief. Two men from different worlds who fought side by side to change the history of the Southwest. BRONCO (ABC, 1958–1960) Saga of Bronco Layne, an ex-Confederate Army captain as he wanders from town to town fighting injustice in the post–Civil War West. Cast: Ty Hardin (Bronco Layne).

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OPENING Chorus: Born down around the Old Panhandle, Texas is where he grew to fame . . . Announcer: Bronco . . . Starring Ty Hardin as Bronco Layne . . . Chorus: There ain’t a horse that he can’t handle, that’s how he got his name . . . Announcer: Produced by Warner Bros. Note: There are two other versions of the theme: music with announcer and music only. CHEYENNE (ABC, 1955–1963) A man, raised by the Cheyenne Indians (survivor of a wagon train raid), wanders throughout the Old West seeking a place to call home. Cast: Clint Walker (Cheyenne Bodie). Theme: “Cheyenne” by Mack David and Jerry Livingston (original musical version); William Lava and Stan Jones (vocal version). Note: The program contains a number of different openings—music only; music with announcer; announcer with lyrics; vocal only. In 1957–1958 Cheyenne rotated with two other series—Bronco and Sugarfoot, under the title The Cheyenne Show before they were spun off into their own weekly programs. CHEYENNE OPENING Chorus: Cheyenne, Cheyenne, where will you be camping tonight. . . Announcer: Cheyenne. . . Chorus: Lonely man, Cheyenne . . . Announcer: Starring Clint Walker as Cheyenne . . . Produced by Warner Bros. THE CHEYENNE SHOW OPENING Announcer: The Cheyenne Show . . . Starring Clint Walker as Cheyenne . . . Will Hutchins as Sugarfoot . . . Ty Hardin as Bronco . . . Produced by Warner Bros. THE CISCO KID (Syndicated, 1950–1956) Mysterious figures for justice, the Cisco Kid and his sidekick, Pancho, battle for right in New Mexico during the 1890s. Cast: Duncan Renaldo (The Cisco Kid), Leo Carrillo (Pancho). Theme: “The Cisco Kid Theme” by Albert Glasser. OPENING Announcer: Here’s adventure . . . Here’s romance . . . Here’s O. Henry’s famous Robin Hood of the Old West . . . The Cisco Kid! COWBOY G-MEN (Syndicated, 1952) Government undercover agents (Pat and Stoney) fight injustice in the West of the 1880s.

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Cast: Russell Hayden (Pat Gallagher), Jackie Coogan (Stoney Crockett). Theme: “The Western Theme” by Joseph Mullendore. OPENING Announcer: The Cowboy G-Men. Hard-riding, fast-shooting Secret Service men of the Old West working undercover. Courageous, resourceful, fighting for law and order—the Cowboy G-Men in “The Ghost Town Mystery” starring Russell Hayden as Pat Gallagher and Jackie Coogan as Stoney Crockett. THE DAKOTAS (ABC, 1963) U.S. marshal Frank Regan and his deputies Del Stark, J. D. Smith, and Vance Porter maintain the peace in the post–Civil War Dakota Territory. Cast: Larry Ward (Marshal Frank Regan), Jack Elam (J. D. Smith), Chad Everett (Del Stark), Michael Greene (Vance Porter). Theme: “The Dakotas” by Harold Leveny and Kenneth Webb. OPENING Announcer: The Dakotas . . . Starring Larry Ward . . . Chad Everett . . . Jack Elam . . . and Michael Greene. Produced by Warner Bros. DR. QUINN, MEDICINE WOMAN (CBS, 1993–1998) A young doctor (Michaela Quinn) attempts to establish a new life and practice in the town of Colorado Springs during the mid-1860s. Cast: Jane Seymour (Dr. Michaela Quinn), Joe Lando (Byron Sully), Erika Flores, Caitlin Wachs (Colleen Cooper), Chad Allen (Matthew Cooper), Shaun Toovey (Brian Cooper). Theme: “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” by William Olvis. OPENING Michaela: I was the last of five children; all those before me were girls. My father, being a man of science, firmly believed that the odds would finally dictate the birth of a long-awaited son. He would be named Michael. I was named Michaela. I was determined to attend medical school but none would admit women. I finally received my medical degree from the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. To my mother’s dismay, my father made me his partner. When he died, I lost my mentor, my advocate, my best friend. He spoiled me but gave me the freedom to discover myself. With my father gone, our practice virtually disappeared. I was afraid my life as a doctor was over. But I promised him to carry on. FRONTIER DOCTOR (Syndicated, 1958) A doctor’s experiences in the early settlement days of Rising Springs, Arizona. Cast: Rex Allen (Dr. Bill Baxter). Theme: “Frontier Doctor” by William Loose.

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OPENING Announcer: The Southwest at the turn of the century was all too often a story of valor and violence. But there was also another story, a story of a man whose deeds have gone unsung, although nonetheless heroic; a man who rode quietly into the vanguard of advancing civilization. Rex Allen stars as the Frontier Doctor. THE GENE AUTRY SHOW (Syndicated, 1950) Early Western featuring Gene Autry as he fights for justice in a lawless era. Cast: Gene Autry, Pat Buttram. Theme: “Back in the Saddle Again” by Gene Autry and Ray Whitley. OPENING Gene: Hello folks. Say, I’ve got a swell story I wanna tell you today. Champ [Champion the Wonder Horse] and I are ready for action [Gene’s theme song, “Back in the Saddle Again” would then play.] THE GUNS OF WILL SONNETT (ABC, 1967–1969) A grandfather (Will Sonnett) teams with his grandson (Jeff) to search for Jeff’s father, Jim, a wanted outlaw who deserted his family twenty years earlier (in 1852, shortly after Jeff’s birth and the death of his wife). Cast: Walter Brennan (Will Sonnett), Dack Rambo (Jeff Sonnett), Jason Evers (Jim Sonnett). Theme: “The Guns of Will Sonnett Theme” by Earle Hagen and Hugo Friedhofer. OPENING Will: We search for a man named Jim Sonnett and the legends folks tell may be true. Most call him gunman and killer—he’s my son, whom I hardly knew. I raised Jim’s boy from the cradle till the day he said to me “I have to go find my father”; and I reckoned that’s how it should be, so we ride, Jim’s boy and me. GUNSMOKE (CBS, 1955–1975) A U.S. marshal (Matt Dillon) upholds the law in Dodge City, Kansas, during the latter half of the nineteenth century. Cast: James Arness (Matt Dillon), Amanda Blake (Kitty Russell), Dennis Weaver (Chester Goode), Milburn Stone (Doc Galen Adams), Ken Curtis (Festus Haggen), Buck Taylor (Newly O’Brien), Burt Reynolds (Quint Asper), Glenn Strange (Sam Noonan). Themes: “The Old Trail” by Rex Koury; and “The Gunsmoke Theme” by Fred Steiner. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: Gunsmoke, starring James Arness as Matt Dillon. Visual: Matt walking toward Boot Hill cemetery.

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Matt: It’s hard to figure which is worse—hating a man because he’s different or hating him because he has something you want. Stupidity and greed—I buried ’em both out here too many times, but they always show up again. I know. My name is Dillon, U.S. marshal. I also know down there in Dodge, down among the hard-living citizens, there’ll still be some that haven’t learned, that don’t understand—a lesson that Boot Hill can teach ’em. REVISED OPENING Announcer: Gunsmoke . . . with Milburn Stone as Doc . . . Amanda Blake as Kitty . . . Ken Curtis as Festus . . . Buck Taylor as Newly . . . and starring James Arness as Matt Dillon. JUDGE ROY BEAN (Syndicated, 1955–1956) Roy Bean, the self-appointed judge of Langtry, Texas (1870s), upholds the law— with the help of his niece, Letty, and Texas Ranger Jeff Taggart. Cast: Edgar Buchanan (Judge Roy Bean), Jackie Loughery (Letty Bean), Jack Beutel (Jeff Taggart). Theme: “Land of the Pecos” by Charles Koff, Edward Paul, and Roy Ingraham. OPENING Announcer: During the 1870s, as the railroads pushed their way west, they attracted the most vicious characters in the country. Soon, the desolate region west of the Pecos River became known as the wildest spot in the United States. It was said that civilization and law stopped at the east bank of the Pecos. It took the courage of one man, a lone storekeeper who was sick of the lawlessness, to change all this. His name was Judge Roy Bean. LAWMAN (ABC, 1958–1962) Marshal Dan Troop and his deputy, Johnny McKay, uphold the law in Laramie, Wyoming (1880s). Cast: John Russell (Dan Troop), Peter Brown (Johnny McKay), Peggie Castle (Lily Merrill), Bek Nelson (Dru Lemp). Theme: “Lawman” by Mack Davis and Jerry Livingston. OPENING (UNAIRED PILOT) Announcer: From the entertainment capital of the world, produced for television by Warner Bros. . . . Chorus: Lawman . . . Announcer: Starring John Russell as Marshal Dan Troop . . . Chorus: The lawman came with the sun . . . Announcer: And Peter Brown as Deputy Johnny McKay. Chorus: There was a job to be done, so they sent for the badge and the gun of the . . . Announcer: Lawman. Produced by Warner Bros.

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OPENING (AIRED VERSION) Chorus: Lawman . . . Lawman . . . Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): Starring John Russell as Marshal Dan Troop. Chorus: Lawman . . . Announcer: And Peter Brown as Deputy Johnny McKay . . . Chorus: Lawman . . . Announcer: Produced by Warner Bros. THE LEGEND OF CUSTER (ABC, 1967) Events in the life of George Armstrong Custer before the historic battle of Little Big Horn. Cast: Wayne Maunder (Col. George Custer), Slim Pickens (Joe Miller), Peter Palmer (Sgt. James Bustard), Grant Woods (Capt. Myles Keogh), Michael Dante (Chief Crazy Horse). Theme: “The Legend of Custer” by Leith Stevens. OPENING Announcer: At twenty-four he had been the youngest general in the Civil War. Within five years, he had been reduced in rank and sent west to be forgotten. But he was not the type of man to let the world forget his name: General George Armstrong Custer. THE LONE RANGER (ABC, 1949–1957) John Reid, the last surviving member of group of Texas Rangers attacked and left for dead by the Butch Cavendish gang, becomes the Lone Ranger, a masked crusader for justice who, with the assistance of Tonto, the Indian that found him and nursed him back to health, battle outlaws in the early West. Cast: Clayton Moore, John Hart (John Reid/Lone Ranger), Jay Silverheels (Tonto). Theme: “The William Tell Overture” by Rossini. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: The Lone Ranger . . . Ranger: Hi-yo Silver! Announcer: A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty Hi-yo Silver! The Lone Ranger! This is the story of one of the West’s most mysterious characters to appear in the early days of the West. He was a fabulous individual, a man whose presence brought fear to the lawless and hope to those who wanted to make this frontier land their home. He was known as the Lone Ranger. REVISED OPENING Announcer (Fred Foy): A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty Hi-yo Silver! The Lone Ranger! With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains

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led the fight for law and order in the early West. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear; the Lone Ranger rides again! OPENING (FEATURE FILM VERSIONS) Visual: Scenes of pioneers heading west. Narrator: When the factories first began to send their smoke over the cities and farm lands in the East offered only the barest living, Americans turned their faces toward the West. They poured into the new territories by the thousands. It was a hard land, a hostile land. Only the strong survived—a new American breed—the pioneers. In this forge upon this anvil was hammered a man who became a legend. A man who hated thievery and oppression. His face masked, his true name unknown. He thundered across the West on a silver white stallion. Appearing out of nowhere to strike down injustice or outlaws, then vanishing as mysteriously as he came. His sign was the silver bullet. His name was the Lone Ranger. THE LONER (CBS, 1965–1966) A Union officer (William Colton) begins a journey west to find a new meaning to life one month after the Civil War. Cast: Lloyd Bridges (William Colton). Theme: “The Loner” by Jerry Goldsmith. OPENING Announcer: In the aftermath of the bloodletting called the Civil War, thousands of ruthless, restless, searching men traveled west. Such a man is William Colton. Like the others he carried a blanket roll, a proficient gun, and a dedication to a new chapter in American history, the opening of the West. MAN WITHOUT A GUN (Syndicated, 1958) Adam MacLean, editor of the Yellowstone (Dakota) Sentinel, attempts to establish peace through the power of the press. Cast: Rex Reason (Adam MacLean), Mort Mills (Marshal Frank Tallman). OPENING Adam: Yellowstone, the Dakota Territory, jumping off place to the badlands. It’s a small town but it’s growing—maybe too fast, maybe too violently. It’s got law and it’s got a newspaper. I’m the editor, Adam MacLean, a man who does not carry a gun. MAVERICK (ABC, 1957–1962) Gentlemen gamblers (Bret, Bart, Beau, and Brent Maverick) travel throughout the Old West seeking rich prey—but more often than not, helping people in trouble.

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Cast: James Garner (Bret Maverick), Jack Kelly (Bart Maverick), Roger Moore (Beau Maverick), Robert Colbert (Brent Maverick). Theme: “Maverick” by David Buttolph and Paul Francis Webster. Note: There are a number of different program openings—from musical only and vocal only to an announcer over music and vocal. Ed Reimers and Dick Tufeld did the announcing. TYPICAL OPENINGS Announcer: From the entertainment capital of the world, produced for television by Warner Bros. . . . Chorus: Who is the tall dark stranger there . . . Announcer: Maverick . . . Chorus: Natchez to New Orleans . . . Announcer: Starring James Garner . . . Chorus: Maverick is the legend of the West . . . Announcer: Produced by Warner Bros. Brought to you tonight by Reynolds Aluminum. Announcer: Maverick . . . Starring James Garner as Bret Maverick . . . Also starring Jack Kelly as Bart Maverick . . . Produced by Warner Bros. THE OUTCASTS (ABC, 1968–1969) Post–Civil War West story of two men, an ex-aristocrat (Earl) and an ex-slave (Jemal), who team as bounty hunters in an era of prejudice and animosity toward blacks. Cast: Don Murray (Earl Corey), Otis Young (Jemal David). OPENING Announcer: In the decade following the Civil War, people of all creeds and colors were part of the West. The following is a story about two of these people—Earl Corey, an uprooted Virginian aristocrat, and Jemal David, an ex-slave freed by the Proclamation. THE QUEST (NBC, 1976) Two brothers (Morgan and Quentin) begin a dangerous quest to find their sister, Patricia, a captive of the Cheyenne Indians. Cast: Kurt Russell (Morgan Baudine), Tim Matheson (Quentin Baudine). Theme: “The Quest” by Richard Shores. OPENING Narrator: The legend of the Baudine brothers has etched itself in frontier history in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Morgan “Two Persons” Baudine had been captured by the Cheyenne and freed eight years later by the Army. Quentin Baudine, a young doctor from San Francisco. Across

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thousands of miles from the Missouri Breaks to the Canadian River; from the Rockies to the High Plains, both join together in a search for their sister, Patricia, still a captive of the Cheyenne. The legend of the Baudine brothers. This is their story. This is their quest. THE RANGE RIDER (Syndicated, 1951) A man known only as the Range Rider, and his young sidekick, Dick West, protect the people of old California during its lawless pioneering years. Cast: Jack (Jock) Mahoney (The Range Rider), Dick Jones (Dick West). OPENING Chorus: Home, home on the range, where the deer and antelope play. . . Announcer: And who could be more at home on the range than the Range Rider, with his thrilling experiences, rivaling those of Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, Buffalo Bill, and other pioneers of this wonderful country of ours . . . And Dick West, the all-American boy. RAWHIDE (CBS, 1959–1966) The saga of a cattle drive from San Antonio, Texas, to Sedalia, Missouri, during the 1870s and the men who herd it. Cast: Eric Fleming (Gil Favor), Clint Eastwood (Rowdy Yates), Sheb Wooley (Pete Nolan), Paul Brinegar (Wishbone), James Murdock (Mushy). Theme: “Rawhide” by Dimitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington. Vocal by Frankie Laine. OPENING Visual: Men on the cattle drive. Narrator: This is the landscape of Rawhide. Desert, forest, mountains, and plains. It is intense heat, bitter cold, torrential rain, blinding dust; men risking their lives for small reward; a life of challenge—Rawhide. Visual: Close-ups of the cast members. Narrator: It is men like trail scout Pete Nolan, the cantankerous Wishbone, ramrod Rowdy Yates, the good-natured Mushy, and trail boss Gil Favor. These men are Rawhide. RED RYDER (Syndicated, 1951) Cattle rancher Red Ryder (Rocky Lane) as an unofficial lawman as he battles for justice in Colorado’s Painted Valley (in the Rockies). Cast: Rocky Lane (Red Ryder), Louis Lettieri (Little Beaver). OPENING Announcer: From out of the West comes America’s famous fighting cowboy . . . Red Ryder . . . starring Rocky Lane.

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RESTLESS GUN (NBC/ABC, 1957–1959) Adaptation of the radio series The Six Shooter about Vint Bonner a wandering ex-gunfighter of the Old West. Cast: John Payne (Vint Bonner). Theme: “Restless Gun” by Dave Kahn and Mort Green. OPENING Chorus: I ride with the wind, my eyes on the sun and my hand on my Restless Gun . . . Announcer: John Payne . . . Starring in . . . Restless Gun. THE RIFLEMAN (ABC, 1958–1963) A widower, Lucas McCain, known as the Rifleman (fastest with a .44-40 rifle), and his young son, Mark, seek to build a new life for themselves as ranchers in North Fork, New Mexico, during the 1860s. Cast: Chuck Connors (Lucas McCain), Johnny Crawford (Mark McCain) Theme: “The Rifleman Theme” by Herschel Burke Gilbert. OPENING Announcer: The Rifleman . . . Starring Chuck Connors. THE ROAD WEST (NBC, 1966–1967) A family of 1860s homesteaders attempt to begin new lives on 160 governmentissued acres of land in Lawrence County, Kansas. Cast: Barry Sullivan (Ben Pride), Andrew Prine (Timothy Pride), Brenda Scott (Midge Pride), Kelly Corcoran (Kip Pride), Glenn Corbett (Chance Reynolds), Kathryn Hays (Elizabeth Reynolds). Theme: “The Road West” by Leonard Rosenman. OPENING Announcer: Kraft, for good food and good food ideas, presents . . . The Road West . . . Starring Barry Sullivan . . . Glen Corbett . . . Kathryn Hays . . . Andrew Prine . . . and Brenda Scott. THE ROUGH RIDERS (ABC, 1958–1959) Two Union officers (Jim and Buck) team with a Confederate (Colin) following the Civil War to journey west to begin new lives. Cast: Kent Taylor (Jim Flagg), Jan Merlin (Colin Kirby), Peter Whitney (Buck Sinclair). Theme: “The Rough Riders” by Cliff Radford. OPENING Announcer: This is the story of three men who came to be known as the Rough Riders. Many years later and half a continent away, that name was

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to win undying glory on the slopes of San Juan Hill. But our story is the beginning of the legend. Three men who came to be known in awe and admiration as the Rough Riders. CLOSING Announcer: Watch for our next story of these three men whose every path crossed adventure—adventures destined to create the adventures of the Rough Riders. THE ROY ROGERS SHOW (CBS, 1951–1964) Unusual Western that is set in the present (at time of filming) but in a town (Mineral City) that resembles the Old West and where rancher Roy Rogers and his girlfriend, Dale Evans, ride horses, carry guns, and battle outlaws typical of the 1860s. Cast: Roy Rogers (himself), Dale Evans (herself), Pat Brady (himself). Themes: “The Roy Rogers Show” (Opening) by Frank Worth and “Happy Trails” (Closing) by Dale Evans; sung by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. OPENING Visual: As the cast is introduced, they are portrayed in a riding scene. Announcer (Art Gilmore): The Roy Rogers Show starring Roy Rogers, king of the cowboys . . . Trigger, his golden Palomino . . . and Dale Evans, queen of the West . . . With Pat Brady, his comical sidekick . . . and Roy’s wonder dog, Bullet. [In some openings, Dale is referred to as “champion of the West”.] Sponsored network openings begin with the announcer stating the product (for example, “Post, the cereals you like the most, present”) followed by the opening stated above. Note: In 1987 Roy returned to television as the host of a newly syndicated package of The Roy Rogers Show episodes. OPENING Roy: Well, hi. Dale and Trigger, Bullet and Nellybelle [Pat’s jeep] were a very important part of The Roy Rogers Show. So why don’t you sit back and watch us while we tame the West. [The original opening would then follow.] CLOSING Roy: Wow, we sure had some close moments there. Watch for us in the next Roy Rogers Show. [The original closing with the “Happy Trails” vocal would then follow.] STEVE DONOVAN, WESTERN MARSHAL (Syndicated, 1955) Nineteenth-century marshal Steve Donovan and his deputy, Rusty Lee, maintain the law in towns where no laws (or lawmen) exist. Cast: Douglas Kennedy (Steve Donovan), Eddy Waller (Rusty Lee).

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Theme: “Theme from Western Marshal” by Herschel Burke Gilbert and Joseph Mullendore. OPENING Announcer: Lashing out of the pages of American history come the exciting tales of the early Western frontier. A primitive land torn by primitive conflicts and boiling with the feuds and lawless strife of frontier days. Here, on the rugged edge of civilization, some of the most desperate outlaws the world has ever known swarmed like a black plague, looting and robbing. But here, too, determined to bring peace and justice to this turbulent region of six guns and sudden death was another breed of men: the courageous officers appointed to wear the proudest badge of all—the badge of the Western marshal. SUGARFOOT (ABC, 1957–1963) Episodes follow the trail of Tom Brewster, a wandering cowboy of the Old West seeking to become a lawyer. Cast: Will Hutchins (Tom Brewster). OPENING Chorus: Sugarfoot, Sugarfoot . . . Announcer: Sugarfoot . . . Starring Will Hutchins . . . Chorus: Once you get his dander up, ain’t no one who’s quicker on the draw ... Announcer: Produced by Warner Bros. Note: Other versions of the theme are music with announcer and an all musical opening. TALES OF WELLS FARGO (NBC, 1957–1962) Jim Hardie is a troubleshooter for Wells Fargo, Inc. during the 1870s. Cast: Dale Robertson (Jim Hardie). Original Theme: “The Tales of Wells Fargo” by Michael Green and Stanley Wilson. Revised last season theme: “The Wells Fargo Theme” by Harry Warren. OPENING Announcer: Tales of Wells Fargo . . . Presented for your pleasure by Pall Mall famous cigarettes, the cigarettes that give you satisfying flavor, so friendly to your taste. Visual: Series star Dale Robertson on the set. Dale: Hi, I’m Dale Robertson shooting a Wells Fargo scene for Pall Mall. Pall Mall, that’s my cigarette. You know with Pall Mall you get satisfying flavor and so friendly to your taste . . . Announcer: Buy Pall Mall cigarettes. Outstanding. And they are mild. [The episode would then begin. Nonsponsored episodes are a musical opening.]

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THE TEXAN (CBS/NBC, 1958–1961) Bill Longley, a gunfighter known as “The Texan,” uses his guns for good against evil. Cast: Rory Calhoun (Bill Longley). Theme: “The Texan Theme” by William Loose and John Seeley. OPENING Announcer: The Texan . . . Starring Rory Calhoun. TOMBSTONE TERRITORY (ABC, 1957–1959) Events in the shaping of Tombstone, Arizona, during the 1880s as seen through the eyes of Harris Claibourne, editor of the Tombstone Epitaph. Cast: Richard Eastham (Harris Claibourne), Pat Conway (Clay Hollister), Gil Rankin (Charlie Riggs). Theme Vocal: “Take Me Back to Tombstone Territory” by William M. Backer. OPENING Clay: An actual account from the pages of my newspaper, the Tombstone Epitaph. This is the way it happened in the town too tough to die. TRACKDOWN (CBS, 1957–1959) Hoby Gilman is a Texas Ranger with B Company during the 1870s. Cast: Robert Culp (Hoby Gilman) Theme: “Trackdown” by William Loose and John Seeley. OPENING Announcer: Trackdown . . . Starring Robert Culp. WHIPLASH (Syndicated, 1961) American stage-line operator Chris Cobb attempts to establish a similar line in Australia during the 1840s. Cast: Peter Graves (Chris Cobb), Anthony Wickert (Dan Ledward). Theme Vocal: “Whiplash” by Frank Ifield. OPENING Narrator: Australia . . . in 1797 prisoners from the jails of London, mostly guilty of petty and political crimes, were deported to desolate Botany Bay. Descendants of those convicts still lived in the bushes in 1840 when Chris Cobb, an American, came to establish a stage line and lived to become a legend. WILD BILL HICKOK (Syndicated, 1951–1956) U.S. Marshal Wild Bill Hickok and his deputy, Jingles P. Jones, maintain the law in the early West. Cast: Guy Madison (Marshal Bill Hickok), Andy Devine (Jingles P. Jones).

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OPENING Visual: Scene of Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles riding their horses. Announcer (John Cannon): Kellogg’s, the greatest name in cereal, presents . . . Jingles: Wild Bill Hickok! Announcer: Starring Guy Madison as Wild Bill Hickok . . . Jingles: Hey, Wild Bill, wait for me . . . Announcer: And Andy Devine as his pal, Jingles. Visual: Wild Bill aiming and shooting his gun directly at the audience as the scene fades to black.

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ALIEN NATION (Fox, 1989–1990) Aliens, from the planet Tencton, become a part of Los Angeles society after their disabled spacecraft strands them on Earth. Cast: Eric Pierpoint (George Francisco), Michele Scarabelli (Susan Francisco), Lauren Woodland (Emily Francisco), Sean Six (Buck Francisco), Gary Graham (Matthew Sikes), Terri Treas (Cathy Frankel). Theme: “Alien Nation” by Joe Harnell. OPENING Visual: Scenes of a spaceship landing. Narrator: That was the scene in California’s Mojave Desert five years ago. Our historic first view of the Newcomer’s ship. It was a slave ship consisting of a quarter of a million beings bred to adapt and labor in any environment. But they washed ashore on Earth with no way to get back to where they came from. And in the last five years the Newcomers have been the latest addition to the population of Los Angeles. ANDROMEDA (Syndicated, 2000–2005) Dylan Hunt, a survivor of a battle with the evil Nietzsche Empire and captain of the Commonwealth ship Andromeda, joins with three salvage experts (Beka, Trance, and Seamus) to restore his world, the Systems Commonwealth. Based on “Genesis II” by Gene Roddenberry. Cast: Kevin Sorbo (Dylan Hunt), Lisa Ryder (Beka Valentine), Laura Bertram (Trance Gemini), Gordon Michael Woolvett (Seamus Harper), Brent Stait (Rev Bem), Lexa Doig (Rommie). Theme: “Andromeda Theme” by Matthew McCauley. OPENING Dylan: The universe is a dangerous place. But in our future, my crew and I fight to make it safe. I’m Dylan Hunt, captain of the Andromeda Ascendant, and these are our adventures. 153

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ARK II (CBS, 1976–1979) Three scientists attempt to revitalize the Earth after it has been devastated by pollution. Cast: Terry Lester (Jonah), Jean Marie Hon (Ruth), Jose Flores (Samuel). Theme: “Ark II” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Announcer: For millions of years, the Earth was fertile and rich. Then pollution and waste began to take their toll. Civilization fell into ruin. This is the world of the twenty-fifth century. Only a handful of scientists remain who have vowed to rebuild what has been destroyed. This is their achievement [visual of Ark II]: Ark II, a mobile storehouse of science and technology manned by a highly trained crew of three young people. Their mission: to bring the hope of a new future to mankind. BABYLON 5 (TNT, 1993–1999) Futuristic drama of life on Babylon 5, a neutral space station designed to maintain peace among the various alien races. Cast: Bruce Boxleitner (John Sheridan), Claudia Christian (Susan Ivanova), Mira Furlan (DeLenn), Tracy Scoggins (Elizabeth Lochley), Patricia Tallman (Lyta Alexander), Andreas Katsulas (G’Kar), Julie Caitlin Brown, Mary Kay Adams (Na’Toth). Theme: “Babylon 5” by Christopher Franke. OPENING Narrator: It was the dawn of the third age for mankind. Ten years after the Earth–Mimbari War, the Babylon Project was a dream given form. Its goal: to prevent another war by creating a place where humans and aliens could work and their differences peacefully resolved. Its port of call, a home away from home for diplomats, hustlers, entrepreneurs, and wanderers. Humans and aliens wrapped in 2,500,000 tons of metal, all alone in the night. It can be a dangerous place, but it’s our last, best hope for peace. This is the story of the last of the Babylon stations. The year is 2258; the name of the place is Babylon 5. BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (ABC, 1978–1979) Survivors of a futuristic war, traveling on the Battlestar ship Galactica, seek the distant planet Earth after their twelve colony planets are destroyed by the evil Cylon Empire. Cast: Lorne Greene (Commander Adama), Richard Hatch (Captain Apollo), Maren Jensen (Athena), Dirk Benedict (Lt. Starbuck), Herb Jefferson Jr. (Lt. Boomer), Terry Carter (Col. Tigh), Noah Hathaway (Boxey), John Colicos (Baltar), Patrick Macnee (voice of Imperious Cylon Leader). Theme: “Battlestar Galactica” by Stu Phillips.

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OPENING Patrick Macnee: There are those who believe that life here began out there. Far across the universe tribes of humans who may have been the forefathers of the Egyptians or the Talteks or the Mayans. They may have been the architects of the Great Pyramids or the lost civilizations of Lumina or Atlantis. Some believe there may yet be brothers of man who even now fight to survive somewhere beyond the heavens. BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (Syfy, 2004–2009) Revised version of the prior title that continues to depict the hazardous journey of a group of survivors as they seek their thirteenth colony, the planet Earth. Cast: Edward James Olmos (William Adama), Katee Sackhoff (Kara “Starbuck” Thrace), Mary McDonnell (Laura Roslin), Tricia Helfer (Number 6), Grace Park (Sharon “Boomer” Valerii), Jamie Bamber (Lee “Apollo” Adama), Jamie Callis (Gaius Baltar), Aaron Douglas (Galen Tyrol), Kandyse McClure (Anastasia Duall), Donnelly Rhodes (Dr. Sherman Cottle). Theme: “Battlestar Galactica” by Bear McCreary. OPENING Narrator: In the seventh millennium of time, a tribe of humanoids engaged in a terrifying conflict against machines. The humans lost. Now, led by their last surviving war ship, the mighty Battlestar Galactica, a handful of survivors moves slowly across the heavens in search of their ancestral brothers, a tribe of humans known through ancient records to be located somewhere on a distant, shiny planet, a planet called Earth. BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY (NBC, 1979–1981) During the flight of a NASA probe, pilot William “Buck” Rogers is suspended in time when cosmic forces engulf his craft. He is awakened 500 years later when his craft is found and becomes a part of a new world wherein he battles the evils of the future. Cast: Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers), Erin Gray (Col. Wilma Deering), Tim O’Connor (Dr. Elias Huer), Felix Silla (Twiki), Mel Blanc (voice of Twiki), Pamela Hensley (Princess Ardella). Theme: “Buck Rogers Theme” by Glen A. Larson. OPENING Narrator (William Conrad): In the year 1987 NASA launches the last of America’s deep-space probes [Ranger 3]. Aboard this compact starship, a lone astronaut, Captain William “Buck” Rogers, was exposed to cosmic forces beyond our comprehension. In a freak mishap his life-support systems were frozen by temperatures beyond imagination. The Ranger 3 was blown out of its planned trajectory into an orbit 20,000 times more vast—an orbit which would return Buck Rogers to Earth 500 years later.

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CAPTAIN POWER AND THE SOLDIERS OF THE FUTURE (Syndicated, 1987) Futuristic soldiers battle the evil Lord Dred, leader of the Volcania Empire, who seeks to conquer Earth with his horde of Bio-Dred robots. Cast: Tim Dunigan (Jonathan Power), Jessica Steen (Jennifer Chase), Peter MacNeill (Matthew Masterson), Sven-Ole Thorsen (Michael Ellis), Maurice Dean Wint (Robert Baker), David Hemblen (Lord Dred). Theme: “Captain Power” by Gary Guttman. OPENING Narrator: Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future. Earth 2147, the legacy of the Metal Wars when man fought machines and machines won . . . Volcania, center of the Bio-Dred Empire—stronghold and fortress of Lord Dred, feared ruler of this new order. But from the fires of the Metal Wars arose a new breed of warrior, born and trained to bring down Lord Dred and his Bio-Dred Empire. They were Soldiers of the Future—mankind’s last hope. Their leader, Captain Jonathan Power, master of the incredible power . . . Major Matthew “Hawk” Masterson, fighter in the sky; Lt. Michael “Tank” Ellis, ground assault team; Sgt. Robert Baker, espionage and communications; and Corporal Jennifer Chase, technical systems expert. The most powerful fighting force in Earth’s history. Their creed: to protect all life; their promise: to end Lord Dred’s rule. Their name: Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future. CAPTAIN SCARLET AND THE MYSTERONS (Syndicated, 1967) Captain Scarlet, an agent for Spectrum, a futuristic defense organization, leads a battle against aliens (the Mysterons) who mistook an exploration of Mars as an attack and have declared a war of revenge on the Earth. Voice Cast: Francis Matthews (Captain Scarlet), Donald Gray (Colonel White), Paul Maxwell (Captain Grey), Ed Bishop (Captain Blue), Liz Morgan (Destiny Angel), Janna Hill (Symphony Angel), Sylvia Anderson (Melody Angel), Liz Morgan (Rhapsody Angel). Theme Vocal: “Captain Scarlet” by The Spectrum. OPENING Narrator: The Mysterons, enemies of the Earth. Possessing the ability to recreate an exact likeness of any object or person. But first they must destroy it. Leading the fight, one man fate had made indestructible. His name, Captain Scarlet. Echoing Mysteron Voice: This is the voice of the Mysterons. We know you can hear us, Earthman. You attacked our complex on Mars and you will pay a heavy price. Our attack of retaliation will be to destroy the city of London. Do you hear, Earthman? We will destroy the city of London. CAPTAIN VIDEO AND HIS VIDEO RANGERS (DuMont, 1949–1955) A master of science, known only as Captain Video, establishes the Video Rangers to battle evil.

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Cast: Richard Coogan, Al Hodge (Captain Video), Don Hastings (Video Ranger), Bram Nossem, Hal Conklin, Stephen Elliott (Dr. Pauli), Grant Sullivan (Clipper Evans), Jack Orsen, Ben Lackland (Commissioner Cary), Dave Ballard (Tobor, the Robot). Theme: “Overture to the Flying Dutchman” by Richard Wagner. OPENING Very few episodes exist; of those that do, two versions of the theme appear: the sponsored one below and a nonsponsored version that just deletes the sponsor’s pitch. Announcer (Fred Scott): Post—P.O.S.T.—Post, the cereal you like the most, the cereals made by Post, takes you to the secret mountain headquarters of . . . Echo Effect: Captain Video! . . . Announcer: Master of Space! Hero of Science! Captain of the Video Rangers! Operating from his secret mountain headquarters on the planet Earth, Captain Video rallies men of good will everywhere. As he rockets from planet to planet, let us follow the champion of truth, justice, and freedom throughout the universe. Stand by for . . . Echo Effect: Captain Video and His Video Rangers. Announcer: Brought to you today by Post Sugar Crisp, the great new cereal you can eat three ways—as a cereal, it’s dandy; for snacks, it’s so handy; or eat it like candy—Post Sugar Crisp. CAPTAIN Z-RO (Syndicated, 1952–1955) Captain Z-Ro, the inventor of a time machine, and Jet, a young boy, travel through time and space to adapt aspects of the past “to learn for the future.” Cast: Roy Steffins (Captain Z-Ro), Bobby Trumbull, Jeff Silvers, Bruce Haynes (Jet). OPENING Announcer: Somewhere on an uncharted portion of the planet Earth stands the laboratory of Captain Z-Ro. In this secret location, known only to a few in the outside world, Captain Z-Ro and his associates experiment in time and space to learn from the past to learn for the future. CLOSING Announcer: Be sure to be standing by when we again transmit you to this remote location on the planet Earth when Captain Z-Ro and his associates will conduct another experiment in time and space. CLEOPATRA 2525 (Syndicated, 2000–2001) Three women (Cleopatra, Hel, and Sarge) battle evil on Earth in the year 2525. (The title refers to Cleopatra, a girl from the twenty-first century who was “frozen” following a breast implant operation that failed, then “thawed out” in the year 2525.)

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Cast: Jennifer Sky (Cleopatra), Victoria Pratt (Sarge), Gina Torres (Hel). Theme: “In the Year 2525” by Joseph LoDuca. OPENING Announcer (Elizabeth Hawthorne): Five hundred years into the future she will enter a world where machines rule the Earth. Mankind has been driven underground and Cleopatra is about to discover there’s no place like home. [Visuals follow that depict Cleopatra’s new life with Hel and Sarge battling Earth’s enemy—the Bailey robots.] DARK SKIES (NBC, 1996–1997) Two people (John and his fiancée, Kimberly) attempt to uncover and expose a government conspiracy: Aliens have landed on Earth and established a colony called the Hive. Cast: Eric Close (John Loengard), Megan Ward (Kimberly Sayers), J. T. Walsh (Frank Bach), Jeri Ryan (Juliet Stewart). Theme: “Dark Skies” by Michael Hoenig. OPENING John: My name is John Loengard. I’m recording this because we may not live through the night. They’re here, they’re hostile. Powerful people don’t want you to know. History as we know it is a lie. DINOTOPIA (ABC, 2002–2003) Life on Dinotopia, a mysterious island hidden by storm systems, where humans and intelligent dinosaurs coexist as a society. Cast: Michael Brandon (Frank Scott), Shiloh Strong (David Scott), Erik von Detten (Karl Scott), Jonathan Hyde (Mayor Waldo), Georgina Rylance (Marion), Lisa Zane (Le Sage). Theme: “Dinotopia” by Trevor Jones. OPENING Frank: My boys [David and Karl] and I flew into a strange storm and crash landed on this incredible, uncharted island—a lost civilization built by humans; humans and dinosaurs living in peace and harmony with sunstones to keep them safe because it’s not a perfect world. There are predators and outsiders and it’s all hidden by an uncrossable storm reef. I guess we’re here to stay. FIREFLY (Fox, 2002) Renegades, in command of the Serenity, a Firefly class transport vessel, traverse a futuristic galaxy following a devastating civil war that established the evil Alliance as ruler of the Central Planets.

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Cast: Nathan Fillion (Malcolm Reynolds), Morena Baccarin (Inara Serra), Summer Glau (River Tam), Sean Maher (Dr. Simon Tam), Jewel Staite (Kaywinnit Lee “Kaylee” Frye), Gina Torres (Zoe Washburne). Theme: “The Firefly Theme” by Greg Edmonson. OPENING Nathan: After the Earth was used up, we found a new solar system and hundreds of new Earths were terraformed and colonized. The Central Planets formed the Alliance and decreed that all planets had to join under their rule. There was some disagreement on that point. After the war, many of the independents who fought and lost drifted to the edge of the system, far from the Alliance control. Out here people struggled to get by with the most basic technologies. A ship would bring you work; a gun would help you keep it. A captain’s goal was simple—find a crew, find a job, and keep flying. HARD TIME ON PLANET EARTH (CBS, 1989) A rebellious alien, sentenced to “hard time” on Earth, seeks to reform as he wanders and helps people in trouble. Cast: Martin Kove (Jesse), Marita Geraghty (Karen). Theme: “Hard Time on Planet Earth” by Joseph Conlan. OPENING Alien Voice: The penalty for rebellion is termination. But because of your heroic services as a warrior, you are exiled to the primitive planet Earth, there to dwell in human form until you learn to restrain your hostility. Visual: A Control Unit. Voice: This Control Unit will monitor you. The sentence is passed. [Visual shows the alien, who takes the name Jesse, being transported to Earth.] THE INVADERS (ABC, 1967–1968) Architect David Vincent, discovering that aliens have landed on Earth, begins a quest to not only foil their objectives (of taking over the planet) but convince others that an invasion has begun. Cast: Roy Thinnes (David Vincent). Theme: “The Invaders” by Dominic Frontiere. OPENING Narrator (William Woodson): The Invaders, alien beings from a dying planet. Their destination: the Earth. Their purpose—to make it their world. David Vincent has seen them. For him, it began one lost night on a lonely country road looking for a shortcut that he never found. It began with a closed, deserted diner and a man too long without sleep to continue his journey. It began with the landing of a craft from another galaxy. Now

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David Vincent knows the Invaders are here, that they have taken human form. Somehow he must convince a disbelieving world that the nightmare has already begun. OTHERWORLD (CBS, 1985) An American family, engulfed by a space-time warp and transported to a world like Earth but with its own history, seek a way to return to their own world. Cast: Sam Groom (Hal Sterling), Gretchen Corbett (June Sterling), Jonna Lee (Gina Sterling), Tony O’Dell (Trace Sterling), Brandon Crane (Smith Sterling), Jonathan Banks (Kommander Kroll), Amanda Wyss (Nova). Theme: “Otherworld” by Sylvester Levay. OPENING Announcer: Other worlds lie outside our seeing beyond the beyond, at the edge of within. The Great Pyramids erected by the Ancient Ones as a barricade; as a portal between two dimensions—two separate realities. This is the story of one family, drawn through a mysterious vortex into the Otherworld, and of their perilous trek homeward. THE POWERS OF MATTHEW STAR (NBC, 1982–1983) An alien (Walt) posing as a high school teacher, and an alien prince, posing as a teenager (Matthew Star), escape their warring planet to Earth for a special mission: develop Matthew’s powers so he may return and save his people. Cast: Peter Barton (Matthew Star), Louis Gossett Jr. (Walt Shepherd). Theme: “The Powers of Matthew Star” by Michel Rubini and Denny Jaeger. OPENING Walt: Quandris—twelve light years across the galaxy from Earth. It was home to us until an intergalactic armada conquered it. I fought by the royal family’s side but in vain. Even their remarkable powers were not enough. The crown prince and I escaped to the nearest planet on which we could survive to further his powers and to someday return to free his people. QUANTUM LEAP (NBC, 1989–1993) Through the abilities of an experiment called Quantum Leap, scientist Dr. Sam Beckett has been sent back in time to assume (leap into) the identities of people he has never known to correct a mistake they made and set history straight. Cast: Scott Bakula (Sam Beckett), Dean Stockwell (Al Calavicci). Theme: “Quantum Leap” by Mike Post. OPENING Female Announcer: Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator. He finds himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images of his

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own self and driven by an unknown force to make history for the better. His only guide on this journey is Al, an observer from his own time in the form of a hologram that only Sam can see and hear. And so Dr. Beckett finds himself leaping from life to life striving to make right what once was wrong, hoping that each time he leaps will be the last. ROD BROWN OF THE ROCKET RANGERS (CBS, 1953–1954) Twenty-second-century Earth provides the setting for the adventures of the Rocket Rangers, an interplanetary defense organization. Cast: Cliff Robertson (Rod Brown), Bruce Hall (Frank Boyle), Jack Weston (Wilbur Wormser), John Boruff (Commander Swift). Theme: “Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers” by Robert Allen and William Gilbert. OPENING Announcer: CBS television presents Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers. Surging with the power of the atom, gleaming like great silver bullets, the mighty Rocket Rangers’ spaceships stand by for blastoff. Visual: Space ships are seen blasting off. Announcer: Up, up, rockets blazing with white hot fury; the man-made meteors ride through the atmosphere breaking the gravity barrier, pushing up and out, faster and faster and then outer space and high adventure for the Rocket Rangers. CLOSING Announcer: Be sure to be with Rod Brown next week for another thrilling adventure in the vast regions of outer space on Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers. THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES (Fox, 2008–2009) Adaptation of the Terminator films here detailing the efforts of Sarah Connor and her son, John, to destroy the futuristic computer system, Skynet, before it can be built and programmed to destroy the world. Also known as Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Cast: Lena Headey (Sarah Connor), Thomas Dekker (John Connor), Summer Glau (Cameron Phillips). Theme: “The Terminator Theme” by Brad Fiedel. OPENING Sarah: In the future my son [John] and I will lead mankind in the war against Skynet, the computer system designed to destroy the world. It has sent machines back in time. Some to kill, one to protect [Cameron]. Today we fight to stop Skynet from ever being created to change our future, to change his [John’s] fate. The war to save mankind continues now.

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THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES (Syfy, 2008) Doctor Who spin-off about his former traveling companion, Sarah Jane, and her efforts, assisted by teens Maria and Kelsey, and her adopted son, Luke, to battle evil aliens on Earth. Cast: Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane Smith), Yasmin Paige (Maria Jackson), Tommy Knight (Luke Smith), Porsha Lawrence-Mavour (Kelsey). Theme: “The Sarah Jane Adventures” by Sam Watts and Dan Watts. OPENING Maria: My name is Maria Jackson and this is Bannamon Road [visual shown]. I just moved in with my dad after he and my mom got divorced. Then at this big old house at the end of the road I met Sarah Jane Smith, a journalist who investigates aliens. That’s Luke [visual] . . . Sarah Jane’s adopted him. And together we save the world. SEA QUEST DSV (NBC, 1993–1996) It is the year 2018 and Nathan Bridger and his crew of the Sea Quest, a Deep Submergence Vehicle (DSV), protect the colonized oceans of the world from evil. Cast: Roy Scheider (Nathan Bridger), Stacy Haiduk (Catherine Hitchcock), Stephanie Beacham (Kristen Westphalen), Jonathan Brandis (Lucas Wolenszak), Don Franklin (Jonathan Ford). OPENING Nathan: The twenty-first century. Mankind has colonized the last unexplored region on Earth—the ocean. As captain of the Sea Quest and its crew, we are its guardians, for beneath its surface lies its future. SLIDERS (Fox, 1995–1996) A three-dimensional portal transports four people to worlds that are parallel to Earth. Cast: Jerry O’Connell (Quinn Mallory), John Rhys-Davies (Maximilian Arturo), Sabrina Lloyd (Wade Wells), Cleavant Derricks (Rembrandt Brown). Theme: “The Sliders Theme” by Danny Lux. OPENING Quinn: What if you could find brand new worlds right here on Earth, where anything is possible? Same planet, different dimensions, I found the gateway. SOMETHING IS OUT THERE (NBC, 1988) An L.A.P.D. detective (Jack) teams with an alien (Ta’ra), stranded on Earth when her shuttle crashed, to solve bizarre crimes.

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Cast: Joe Cortese (Jack Breslin), Maryam d’Abo (Ta’ra), Gregory Sierra (Lt. Vic Maldonado). Theme: “Something Is Out There” by Sylvester Levay. OPENING Jack: I’m an average street cop. Name: Jack Breslin. And then I met your average, not bad-looking alien from another planet . . . Ta’ra: I’m from another star system. I was forced to crash my shuttle on your planet . . . I have no way of reaching my planet or telling anyone what has happened . . . Jack: We work pretty well together. I know my way around and she can read minds—among other things. SPACE: ABOVE AND BEYOND (Fox, 1995–1996) Futuristic Marines, called “The Wild Cards” and stationed aboard the space ship Saratoga, battle to protect the Earth from alien invaders called Chigs. Cast: James Morrison (Tyrus Cassius “T.C.” McQueen), Kristen Cloke (Shane Vansen), Morgan Weisser (Nathan West), Rodney Rowland (Cooper Hawkes), Lanei Chapman (Vanessa Damphouse). Theme: “Space Above and Beyond” by Shirley Walker. OPENING T.C.: We thought we were alone. We believed the universe was ours until one night in 2063 an Earth colony twenty light years away has struck. And now we were at war. My name is Lieutenant Colonel T. C. McQueen . . . I command a Marine Corps squadron, the 58th; they call it the Wild Cards. We fight in space, on land, and at sea. To lose the war means more than defeat. To surrender is to never go home. All of us rise to the call—above and beyond. SPACE ACADEMY (CBS, 1977–1979) The activities of young cadets (the Nova Blue Team) assigned for training on the man-made planetoid Space Academy. Cast: Jonathan Harris (Commander Gampu), Pamelyn Ferdin (Laura Gentry), Ric Carrott (Chris Gentry), Maggie Cooper (Cadet Adrian), Ty Henderson (Paul Jerome), Brian Tochi (Tee Gar), Eric Greene (Loki). Theme: “Space Academy” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Announcer: Welcome to man’s most magnificent achievement in the conquest of space—the man-made planetoid Space Academy, formed in the year 3732. Here we have gathered young people from the far regions of all the known worlds. They have been chosen for their unique abilities and

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are being trained to go to the mysterious unknown—the unpredictable dangers lurking in the darkness of space. SPACE GIANTS (Syndicated, 1969) Earth’s battle against the evil alien Rodak. Dubbed in English from the Japanese series. Voice Cast: Jonathan Fahn (Mamoru), Emma Jackson (Tomoko), Debra Jean Rogers (Miki), Steve Blum (Magma), Sonny Byrkett (Atsushi). OPENING Announcer: From the far reaches of outer space comes a threat to planet Earth. Mankind faces its most powerful enemy, the master mind Rodak. Goldar, a fifty-foot robot and his electronic space family [wife Silva and son Gam] are created to defend our world. The Space Giants. SPACE PATROL (ABC, 1950–1955) Buzz Corry, commander-in-chief of the thirtieth-century organization, the Space Patrol, and his cadets protect the United Planets (Earth, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, and Venus) from alien invaders. Buzz’s brother, Kit Corry was the original chief. Cast: Glenn Denning (Kit Corry), Ed Kemmer (Buzz Corry), Lyn Osborn (Cadet Happy), Nina Bara (Tonga), Virginia Hewitt (Carol Carlisle), Bela Kovacs (Prince Baccarratti), Norman Jolley (Agent X). Theme: “Space Patrol” (opening) by Lewis Spencer and Sheldon Allman. “Stratosphere” (closing) by Eric Spear. KIT CORRY OPENING Announcer (Jack Narz): Space Patrol. ABC presents high adventure in the vast regions of space, missions of daring in the name of interplanetary justice. Travel into the future with Kit Corry, commander-in-chief of the Space Patrol. BUZZ CORRY OPENING Announcer (Jack Narz): High adventure in the wild, vast regions of space. Missions of daring in the name of interplanetary justice. Travel into the future with Buzz Corry, commander-in-chief of the Space Patrol. Space Patrol is brought to you by the Checkerboard super-cereals: Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, and good hot Ralston. STAR TREK (NBC, 1966–1969) Twenty-third-century saga of the starship Enterprise as it embarks on a mission to explore the universe. Cast: William Shatner (Capt. James T. Kirk), Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock), Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura), DeForest Kelley (Leonard McCoy), James Doohan (Montgomery Scott), George Takei (Hikaru Sulu), Walter Koenig (Pavel Chekov). Theme: “Star Trek” by Alexander Courage.

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OPENING Captain Kirk: Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five year mission: to explore strange new worlds; to seek out new life and new civilizations; to boldly go where no man has gone before. Note: Star Trek: The Animated Series (NBC, 1974–1975) uses the same opening and cast as the original. STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION (Syndicated, 1987–1994) Star Trek update wherein a new generation of Star Fleet officers, commanded by Capt. Jean-Luc Picard, begins an exploration of the universe aboard the starship Enterprise. Cast: Patrick Stuart (Jean-Luc Picard), LeVar Burton (Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge), Michael Dorn (Lt. Worf), Marina Sirtis (Counselor Deanna Troi), Brent Spiner (Lt. Cmdr. Data), Gates McFadden (Dr. Beverly Crusher), Wil Wheaton (Wesley Crusher). Theme: “Star Trek: The Next Generation” by Jerry Goldsmith. OPENING Capt. Picard: Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new lives and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before. THE STARLOST (Syndicated, 1973) The Earth Ship Ark, launched before the Earth is destroyed by a great catastrophe in the year 2785 and containing biospheres of human life, is manned by three young people seeking to save the remains of Earth life by finding an elusive Class Six star. Cast: Keir Dullea (Devon), Gay Rowan (Rachel), Robin Ward (Garth). OPENING Narrator: The giant Earth Ship Ark, drifting through deep space for over 800 years into the far future. Its passengers, the descendants of the last survivors of the dead planet Earth, housed in separate worlds, are headed for destruction unless three young people can save the Starlost. SUPER FORCE (Syndicated, 1990–1992) Futuristic tale of a former astronaut (Zack) who uses a high-tech space suit to battle evil in a crime-ridden era with the Metropolitan Police Department. Cast: Ken Olandt (Zack Stone), Larry B. Scott (F. X. Spinner), Patrick Macnee (E. B. Hungerford), Lisa Niemi (Carla Frost). Theme: “The Super Force Theme” by Kevin Kiner. OPENING Narrator (Patrick Macnee): It is the year 2020 and the world has changed . . . Visual: Credits roll over theme music. Narrator: Times are tough . . . This man [Zack] is tougher.

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THE TIME TUNNEL (ABC, 1966–1967) Scientists Doug Phillips and Tony Newman’s experiences in past times when an experimental time machine, the Time Tunnel, is unable to return them to the present. Cast: James Darren (Tony Newman), Robert Colbert (Doug Phillips), Whit Bissell (Gen. Heywood Kirk), Lee Meriwether (Dr. Anne McGregor). Theme: “The Time Tunnel” by John Williams. OPENING Announcer (Dick Tufeld): Two American scientists are lost in the swirling maze of past and future ages during the first experiments on America’s greatest and most secret project—the Time Tunnel. Tony Newman and Doug Phillips now tumble helplessly toward a new fantastic adventure somewhere along the infinite corridors of time. TOM CORBETT, SPACE CADET (CBS /DuMont/NBC, 1950–1955) Earth in the year 2354 provides the setting for the adventures of Solar Guard Tom Corbett and his crew (of the spaceship Polaris) as they defend the planets of the Solar Alliance (Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Venus) from evil. Cast: Frankie Thomas (Tom Corbett), Al Markim (Astro), Jan Merlin (Roger Manning), Margaret Garland, Patricia Ferris (Dr. Joan Dale), Jack Grimes (T. J. Thistle), Carter Blake (Commander Arkwright), Frank Sutton (Eric Rattison). Theme: “Space Academy” by Hank Sylvern. SPONSORED OPENINGS All sponsored openings announced by Jackson Beck. Announcer: Kellogg’s Pep, the built-up wheat cereal, invites you to rocket into the future with Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. Tom: Stand by to raise ship. Blast-off minus five, four, three, two, one, zero. Announcer: As roaring rockets blast off to distant planets and far-flung stars, we take you to the age of the conquest of space with Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. [Tom also closes early episodes with “So long for now and spacemen’s luck to all of you.”] Announcer: Red Goose Shoes for active young boys and girls and John C. Roberts for bigger boys and men presents . . . Tom Corbett, Space Cadet starring Frankie Thomas. Space Academy U.S.A. in the year 2354 and in the world beyond tomorrow where the Space Cadets defend the welfare of the planets, safeguard the cause of universal peace in the age of the conquest of space. Announcer: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes presents Tom Corbett, Space Cadet. Space Academy, U.S.A. in the world beyond tomorrow. Here the space cadets train for duty on distant planets. In roaring rockets they soar through the millions of miles from Earth to the far-flung stars and brave the dangers

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of cosmic frontiers, protecting the liberties of the planets, safeguarding the cause of universal peace in the conquest of space. Visual: The toy-like Kraft cameraman appears and approaches Space Academy. Announcer: Today the famous Kraft TV cameraman focuses on outer space for another exciting adventure in the world beyond tomorrow . . . Kraft Caramels, the delicious quick energy treat, presents Tom Corbett, Space Cadet starring Frankie Thomas. This is the age of the conquest of space.

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BEYOND BELIEF: FACT OR FICTION? (Fox, 1997–2000) Five mini-stories are dramatized. “Did what you saw really happen or did we make it up?” At the end of each program, the stories are recapped and one by one the host reveals if they were fact or fiction. Jonathan Frakes then James Brolin were the hosts. OPENING Announcer (Don LaFontaine): Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction? hosted by Jonathan Frakes. Tonight your challenge is to separate what is true from what is false. Five stories, some real, some fake. Can you judge which are fact and which are fiction? To find out, you must enter a world of both truth and deception, a world that is beyond belief. THE BOB HOPE CHRYSLER THEATER (NBC, 1963–1967) Bob Hope hosts a weekly program of varying dramatic and comedic productions. OPENING Announcer: Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theater, an hour of entertainment from Chrysler Corporation, makers of Plymouth . . . Chrysler . . . Imperial . . . Dodge . . . Dodge trucks. All quality engineered by Chrysler Corporation. [Bob would then appear to introduce the evening’s story.] CLIMAX! (CBS, 1954–1958) Weekly program of suspense dramas hosted by Mary Costa and Bill Lundigan. Theme: “The Climax Theme” by Leith Stevens. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Art Gilmore): Live, from Television City in Hollywood, the Chrysler Corporation, makers of these five great cars: Plymouth, Dodge, DeSoto, Chrysler, and the exclusive Imperial, the five great cars of the

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forward look. Chrysler Corporation presents Climax! Tonight starring Nina Foch . . . Vincent Price . . . Dick Foran. And now, your host for Chrysler Corporation, Bill Lundigan [who then introduces the story; from above, “Night of Execution”]. CROSSROADS (ABC, 1955–1957) Dramas based on the experiences of the men of the clergy. Theme: “Crossroads” by Herschel Burke Gilbert. OPENING Announcer: Crossroads. Each Crossroads story is based on the actual experiences of American clergymen—pastor, priest, or rabbi—the men who give inspiration and guidance to people in the crossroads of life. These dramatic stories are presented with the cooperation of our board of advisors: Captain Maurice M. Witherspoon . . . Father George B. Ford . . . and Dr. William F. Rosenbloom. THE DAMON RUNYON THEATER (CBS, 1955–1956) Adaptations of stories penned by Damon Runyon that deal with the soft-hearted underworld characters of old New York. Donald Woods hosts. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Anheuser-Busch, Inc. of St. Louis, New York, and Los Angeles, brewers of Budweiser, the beer so superior that it outsells all other beers in the world, takes you to Times Square on Broadway—the very heart of show business—for a great story in The Damon Runyon Theater. Gene Barry and Barbara Hale in “The Good Luck Kiss” with Barry Froner and Peter Leeds. Your host, Donald Woods [who would then introduce the evening’s story]. DARKROOM (ABC, 1981–1982) Tales of the supernatural with James Coburn as the host. Theme: “The Darkroom Theme” by Craig Safan. OPENING Announcer: You’re in a house, maybe your own or maybe one you have never seen before. You feel it, something evil. You run but there is no escape, nowhere to turn. You feel something beckoning you, drawing you into the terror that awaits you in . . . the Darkroom. DEATH VALLEY DAYS (Syndicated, 1952–1975) Stories of the people who lived, worked, and journeyed throughout the areas of Nevada and California during the latter 1800s. Based on the radio series of the same title and sponsored by 20 Mule Team Borax.

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Host: Stanley Andrews (as the Old Ranger, 1952–1964), Ronald Reagan (1964– 1967), Robert Taylor (1967–1969), Dale Robertson (1969–1972), Merle Haggard (1974–1975). Commercial Spokeswoman: Rosemary DeCamp. Themes: “Bugle Call” (opening theme) by Joseph Bonime; “Twenty Mule Team” (closing theme) by Herb Taylor and Milton Raskin. Marlin Skiles (who performed the music for the original series title) also composed the opening themes for the series under its resyndicated titles: Call of the West, The Pioneers, Trails West, and Western Star Theater. OPENING Although the series still exists, it has been re-edited for resyndication by deleting the sponsor tags. They open with a train of wagons being pulled by twenty mules and an announcer saying “Death Valley Days, where Western history comes alive”; the scene then switches to the host who introduces the story. The two openings presented below are from audio recordings of first-run presentations. 1952 OPENING Announcer: The Pacific Borax Company presents Death Valley Days as told by the Old Ranger. Ranger: Howdy, folks. I’m the Old Ranger and I have another interesting true story for you about the historic Death Valley country, the fabulous land where these products [visual] originated: 20 Mule Team Borax and new Boraxo. (He would then introduce the story; shortly thereafter Rosemary DeCamp would be seen in a related commercial.) 1971 OPENING Announcer: Death Valley Days, where Western history comes alive, with your host Dale Robertson. Dale: Stories of the Old West, stories of hardships and adventures, of dreams and courage; stories of the American pioneer are all a part of our past, our heritage. Death Valley Days is brought to you by U.S. Borax, the makers of 20 Mule Team laundry and cleaning products, including Borateam, the modern detergent booster for cleaner, whiter, brighter, lastingly fresh laundry. DESILU PLAYHOUSE (CBS, 1958–1960) Dramatic productions hosted by Desi Arnaz. Theme: “The Desilu Playhouse Theme” by Johnny Greene. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Westinghouse, first with the future, presents, The Westinghouse-Desilu Playhouse. Tonight starring Cameron Mitchell, Jack Warden, Cara Williams, and Luther Adler in “Meeting at Appalachia.” And now, your host for The Westinghouse-Desilu Playhouse, Mr. Desi Arnaz.

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DICK POWELL’S ZANE GREY THEATER (CBS, 1956–1962) Western dramatizations hosted by Dick Powell. Theme: “The Zane Grey Theater Theme” by Joseph Mullendore. OPENING Announcer: From out of the West . . . Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theater. DISNEYLAND (ABC, 1954) Family-themed entertainment programs hosted by Walt Disney. OPENING Announcer: American Motors, builders of Nash Automobiles, Kelvinator Home Appliances, and Hudson Motor Cars; and Derby Foods, makers of creamy, smooth-spreading Peter Pan Peanut Butter, America’s favorite peanut butter, present Walt Disney’s Disneyland. Each week, as you enter this timeless land, one of these many worlds will open up to you: Frontier Land, tall tales and truth from the legendary past. Tomorrow Land, promises of things to come. Adventure Land, wonder world of nature’s own realm. Fantasy Land, the happiest kingdom of them all. And now your host, Walt Disney. THE ELGIN HOUR (NBC, 1954–1955) Weekly program of dramatic presentations. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Elgin Hour. Brought to you by the Elgin National Watch Company, makers of Elgin Watches, the beautiful way to tell time; Wadsworth Watches—high in volume, low in price; and Hadley Bands, the perfect complement for any watch. The Elgin Hour tonight stars Brian Keith, John Casavettes, and John Carr in “Comeback Medics.” ENCOUNTERS WITH THE UNEXPLAINED (PAX, 2000) An attempt to explain various documented mysteries. Jerry Orbach hosts. OPENING Announcer: We all go through life accepting what the textbooks told us about the universe. But what happens when questions are raised about many of our fundamental beliefs? A mystery that cannot be explained, an enigma that defies reason? To encounter such a mystery firsthand may change your life forever in ways you never imagined possible—Encounters with the Unexplained. FAERIE TALE THEATER (Showtime, 1982) Adaptations of famous fairy tales hosted by (and starring) Shelley Duvall. Theme: “Theme from Faerie Tale Theater” by Frank Serafine.

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OPENING Host: Hello, I’m Shelley Duvall, welcome to Faerie Tale Theater. For children, story-tellers have spun their tales of magic and enchantment for the young at heart. Some are funny, some are romantic, some are scary, and some have a little bit of everything in them. That’s what I like so much about fairy tales; I have all my life. That’s why I’m so happy to have this opportunity to present Faerie Tale Theater. FOUR STAR PLAYHOUSE (CBS, 1952–1956) Weekly program of dramatic productions. OPENING Announcer: Singer Four Star Playhouse presents Dick Powell . . . Charles Boyer . . . David Niven . . . Frank Lovejoy. Brought to you by your local Singer Sewing Centers from coast to coast and the more than 32,000 members of the Singer organization who make, sell, and service Singer sewing machines for both industry and the home. Remember, Singer sells its products and services only through the Singer Sewing Centers identified by the famous red “S” trademarks on the window. FRONTIER (NBC, 1955–1956) Factual dramas of the problems faced by the men and women who journeyed west during the 1800s. Walter Coy is the host. Theme: “Frontier” by George Tzipine. OPENING Visual: Scenes of pioneers heading west. Host (Walter Coy): This is the West. This is the land of beginning again. This is the story of men and women facing the frontier. This is the way it happened. THE GABBY HAYES SHOW (NBC/ABC, 1950–1956) Tales of the Old West hosted by Western film star George “Gabby” Hayes. OPENING Gabby: Well, howdy, buckaroos. This is your old pal Gabby Hayes coming to you with another of them rip-roarin’ Western yarns. You’re darn-tootin’. Yes sir-ree, Bob. CLOSING Gabby: Well, I reckon that’s it for today, buckaroos, but I’ll be back next week with another rip-roarin’ Western yarn. You’re darn-tootin’. Yes sir-ree, Bob.

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GANGBUSTERS (NBC, 1952–1953) Dramatizations based on actual police files. Adapted from the radio series. OPENING Announcer: Phillips H. Lord’s Gangbusters [the guest host would then introduce the story. It closed with the host]: Next week we have an exciting different case. On behalf of the police, we invite you to join us. G.E. THEATER (CBS, 1953–1962) Varying presentations, including music, drama, and comedy hosted by Ronald Reagan. TYPICAL OPENING Host: Good evening. I’m Ronald Reagan speaking for General Electric. Tonight, with music for Christmas, with star Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians on The General Electric Theater. In research, in engineering, in manufacturing skills, at General Electric, progress is our most important product. GHOST STORIES (Syfy, 2001) Reenactments of reported supernatural happenings. Hosted by Patrick Macnee. Also known as Patrick Macnee’s Ghost Stories. OPENING Host: Reach beyond the grave to an unexplained dimension as we travel to the mysterious realm of ghosts. Journey with us into the world of . . . Ghost Stories. CLOSING Host: Stories like the one we shared today are merely the tip of the iceberg. There are many more out there. Thanks for joining us. Until next time, this is Patrick Macnee for Ghost Stories. A LETTER TO LORETTA (NBC, 1953–1954) Dramas based on letters written to actress Loretta Young (the host and sometimes star). Theme: “Dear Loretta” by Harry Lubin. OPENING Announcer (Bob Wilson): A Letter to Loretta starring Loretta Young . . . Visual: Loretta entering the stage and dressed in an elegant gown . . . Loretta: Thank you for accepting my invitation to come back here again tonight . . . Visual: Loretta picking up a letter, then reading it. As she reads, a flashbacklike sequence is used to dramatize the contents of the letter.

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CLOSING Visual: Loretta appearing on stage to quote from the Bible or Shakespeare in accord with the evening’s story. Loretta: Goodnight. I’ll see you next week. Announcer: Be with Loretta again next week. Same time, same station. Bob Wilson speaking. Note: When the series switched titles to The Loretta Young Show, it followed the same format but, based on available episodes, did not have an opening verbal introduction; it also used the same theme music. LIGHTS OUT (NBC, 1949–1952) Mystery and suspense stories adapted from the long running radio program. Host: Jack LaRue (1949–1950), Frank Gallop (1950–1952) TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Admiral electric ranges with Flexo Heat and Admiral radio phonographs present Lights Out. Host: Hello, tonight’s visit into the unknown is called “A Love Came to Professor Gilder.” Each week on Lights Out we ask you to walk with us through the unknown realm of the supernatural. And now, so we won’t interrupt tonight’s program for commercial, here is our warning: Beware the unknown. Announcer: Yes, beware the unknown, especially if you’re in the market for a new television set. . . [A long commercial pitch follows that highlights the 1951 Admiral television sets.] Host (after the commercial): Professor Gilder is waiting to begin tonight’s study in terror. Are you? Very well then—Lights Out!” [Story of a ghost that falls in love with a professor, a man too selfish to realize she could have been the spark in his dull life.] LUX VIDEO THEATER (CBS/NBC, 1950–1959) Quality dramatic productions sponsored by Lux detergent products. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Now, live from Hollywood, Lux Video Theater. Lux presents Hollywood. From the entertainment capital of the world, Lux Video Theater presents Scott Brady and Phyllis Thaxter in “Holiday Affair” . . . with Elliott Reid and Chris Olson. MEDIC (NBC, 1954–1956) Authentic and sophisticated approaches to the medical problems people face and the treatment they receive from doctors. Host: Richard Boone (as Dr. Konrad Styner). Theme: “Blue Star” by Victor Young and Edward Heyman.

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OPENING Konrad: My name is Konrad Styner. I’m a doctor of medicine. Guardian of birth, healer of the sick, comforter of the aged. To the profession of medicine; to the men and women who labor in its cause, this story is dedicated. THE MILLIONAIRE (CBS, 1955–1960) Flashback sequences that reveal how a reclusive billionaire’s (John Beresford Tipton) anonymous gift of $1 million helped or hindered the lives of its recipients. Cast: Marvin Miller (Michael Anthony), Paul Frees (John Beresford Tipton). ORIGINAL OPENING Michael Anthony: My name is Michael Anthony. For many years I was executive secretary to the late multibillionaire, John Beresford Tipton. He was one of the very few men who ever earned, by the use of his phenomenal brain, a fortune that ran into the billions of dollars. Among my duties was the unique job of delivering one million dollars, which Mr. Tipton frequently gave away tax free, to a total stranger. Every subject in his vast store of knowledge was a close analysis and was always related to the behavior and destiny of man. Visual: Mr. Tipton, seated in his study, is toying with one of his ivory chess figures, when he sends for his executive secretary, Michael Anthony. Michael: You sent for me, sir? Tipton: You know, Mike, these chessmen were the first luxury I ever allowed myself . . . I decided to make my hobby a chess game with human beings . . . I’m going to choose a number of people for my chessmen and give them each a million dollars. The bank will issue the check . . . No one is to ever know that I’m the donor. I want a complete report on what happens to each person’s life in writing. Visual: Tipton handing Michael a check. Tipton: Here, Mike, our next millionaire. REVISED OPENING Michael Anthony: My name is Michael Anthony. Until his death a few years ago, I was executive secretary to the fabulously wealthy John Beresford Tipton. Visual: View of Silverstone. Michael: This is Silverstone, the 60,000-acre estate on which Mr. Tipton lived out the last years of his life. Here he had ample time to indulge in his many hobbies, the strangest of which was his habit of giving away to total strangers the anonymous gift of one million dollars. Visual: Michael approaching Mr. Tipton. Michael: You sent for me, sir. Tipton (explaining an aspect that will relate to the story, then handing Michael a check): Our next millionaire, Mike.

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NAVY LOG (CBS/ABC, 1955–1958) Stories based on incidents in the lives of the men of the U.S. Navy. Theme: “The Navy Log March” by Fred Steiner. OPENING Visual: Scenes of a submarine. Announcer: This is Navy Log. The dramas you see each week on Navy Log are from official U.S. Navy files. They tell of ships and places and those who man them. Recorded through the years in Navy Log. THE NEXT STEP BEYOND (Syndicated, 1978) Update of One Step Beyond (see entry) that continues to present stories of people’s encounters with the unexplained. John Newland hosts. Theme: “The Next Step Beyond” by Mark Snow. OPENING Host: The dramatization you are about to see is based on an actual investigated and documented case history of psychic phenomena—it is The Next Step Beyond. ONE STEP BEYOND (ABC, 1959–1961) Dramas based on strange, true events that are unexplainable in terms of normal human experience. Originally sponsored by the Alcoa Corporation and titled Alcoa Presents One Step Beyond. Hosted by John Newland. Theme: “One Step Beyond” by Harry Lubin. OPENINGS The sponsor tag presented on the first opening (from a network print) is simply deleted for syndication. Host: Have you ever been certain your telephone would ring in the next ten seconds? Or have you ever walked down a strange street and had the feeling you knew what laid beyond the unturned corner? Yes? Then you’ve had a brief encounter with the world of the unknown. You are ready for the actual human experience that follows. Announcer: Alcoa presents a new and unusual kind of television program that takes you just beyond the world in which you live. Alcoa presents aluminum, from the world’s leading producer—Aluminum Company of America, also creating new and unusual uses of this wondrous metal for the world in which you do live. And now, John Newland takes you One Step Beyond. Host: Come, you’ll witness things strange, unexplained, mysterious, but not to be denied. Join me now and take One Step Beyond.

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Host: You are about to see an incredible human document, an encounter with forces on the Earth that no one understands. You may find it shocking, impossible, but nevertheless evidence of a universe beyond the power of our five senses. Host: Is the story you are about to see true? Well, no one really knows; no one has been able to prove or disprove it. And so it remains in limbo, part of that vast, uncharted world of psychic phenomena beyond our power of explanation. Host: The amazing story you are about to see is a matter of human record. You may believe it or not. But the real people who lived this story—they believe it. They know. They took that One Step Beyond. Host: Did you ever have the feeling that you knew what someone was going to say just before he said it? Or have you ever walked into a strange room and had the sensation that you’ve been there before? Well, if you have, you’ve taken a small step beyond. Now watch a giant step. Host: I hardly know what to tell you about the next half hour, except that it happened and reported as true to those to who it happened. It has been investigated and no one as yet has been able to explain it or disprove it. Host: What you are about to see is a matter of human record. Explain it we cannot; disprove it we cannot. We simply invite you to explore with us the amazing world of the unknown—to take that One Step Beyond. THE OUTER LIMITS (ABC, 1963–1965) Dramas that explore mysteries of the mind, universe, and humanity. Theme: “The Outer Limits” by Dominic Frontiere (1963–1964) and Harry Lubin (1964–1965). OPENING Visual: A television screen. Control Voice (Vic Perrin): There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can change the focus from a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to The Outer Limits. CLOSING Control Voice: We now return control of your television set to you until next week at this same time when the Control Voice will take you to The Outer Limits.

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THE OUTER LIMITS (USA, 1995–2002) Science fiction tales coupled with stories of people encountering the paranormal. Theme: “The Outer Limits” by Mark Mancina and John Van Tongeren. OPENING Visual: a television screen. Control Voice (Kevin Conway): There is nothing wrong with your television. Do not attempt to adjust the picture, we are controlling the transmission. We control the horizontal and the vertical. We can deluge you with a thousand channels or expand one single image to crystal clarity and beyond. We can shape your vision to anything our imagination can conceive. For the next hour, we will control all that you see and hear. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the deepest inner mind to The Outer Limits. Please stand by. PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE (NBC, 1948–1956) Quality dramatic productions sponsored by Philco appliances. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Philco, famous for quality the world over, the world’s largest manufacturer of super-powered radios, the first high-fidelity television sets built for the American public, full fidelity radio phonographs. Philco, famous for advanced design in refrigerators, in home freezers, in home ranges, and air conditioning for home and industry presents Philco Television Playhouse. Tonight’s play, “Ernie Barger Is Fifty,” starring Ed Begley, Carmen Mathews, Howard St. John, and John Carradine. PLAYHOUSE 90 (CBS, 1956–1960) Quality dramatic productions. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: January 22, 1959. Live from Television City in Hollywood. Art Carney, Leslie Nielsen, Katharine Bard, Jack Klugman, Bonita Granville . . . starring tonight on Playhouse 90. Brought to you by Kimberly Clark, world leader in quality products from home and industry [from the episode “The Velvet Alley”]. PREVIEW TONIGHT (ABC, 1966) Summer program of unsold pilot films. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Each year, many of the new shows developed for television fail to make the networks’ schedules even though they are entertaining and well produced. Tonight’s pilot film is one of these. We invite you behind the scenes to see what you think of Somewhere in Italy . . . Company

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B on Preview Tonight. [Other pilots presented are The Cliff Dwellers, Great Bible Adventures, Pursue and Destroy, and Roaring Camp.] THE RICHARD BOONE SHOW (NBC, 1963–1964) Dramatic stories hosted by and starring Richard Boone. Theme: “How Soon” by Henry Mancini and Al Stillman. TYPICAL OPENING Richard: We are the players in this theater and we welcome you to our audience. Tonight our play is “A Statement of Fact” written by E. Jack Neuman. THE SCHLITZ PLAYHOUSE OF STARS (CBS, 1951–1957) Dramatic productions sponsored by Schlitz Beer. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company presents The Schlitz Playhouse of Stars. And here to introduce tonight’s play, your star and host for the week, Robert Stack. Host: Hello there, I’m Robert Stack, your host for The Schlitz Playhouse of Stars. Our story is called “Storm Warning.” [Stack would continue to tell viewers about the drama.] SCREEN DIRECTOR’S PLAYHOUSE (NBC, 1955–1956; ABC, 1956) Original half-hour programs featuring well-known screen directors, writers, and Hollywood stars. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Eastman Kodak Company presents Screen Directors Playhouse, bringing you each week an original screenplay, chosen and directed by one of the country’s foremost motion picture directors. Tonight our director is George Marshall, creator of such films as Destry Rides Again and Money from Home. For this evening, Mr. Marshall has directed a new and original comedy for television entitled “The Silent Partner.” The stars are Buster Keaton, Zasu Pitts, and Joe E. Brown. SEE IT NOW (CBS, 1951–1958) Recaps of news stories presented like a dramatic anthology. OPENING Announcer: Stand by for the fourth edition of See It Now with Edward R. Murrow, which originates from the CBS control room of Studio 41 in New York City. Alcoa Aluminum Company of America in cooperation with CBS Television presents the distinguished reporter and news ana-

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lyst Edward R. Murrow in See It Now, a document for television based on the week’s news and told through the actual voices and faces that made the news. Edited and produced by Mr. Murrow and Fred W. Friendly, a public service of Aluminum Company of America, the nation’s leading producer of aluminum. Now, speaking to you from the actual control room of Studio 41, is the editor of See It Now, Edward R. Murrow. THE SHIRLEY TEMPLE SHOW (ABC, 1961) Adaptations of fairy tales hosted by Shirley Temple. Theme: “The Enchanted Melody” by Vic Mizzy. TYPICAL OPENING Shirley: Hello and welcome to another hour of fun and excitement designed each week for the enchantment of the entire family. In just a moment, a magic world will transform your television into the marvelous world created by L. Frank Baum, a land of talking flowers . . . a land where no one can die and everyone enjoys themselves forever, the magic world of Oz. We’ll be rejoining two old friends in our story tonight—the lovable Scarecrow . . . and the Tin Woodsman . . . and we’ll meet new characters too . . . Added to all that will be our own brand of magic—the acting of Jonathan Winters, Agnes Moorehead, and all the rest of our wonderful cast. I’ll be along too as Princess Ozma, the ruler of beautiful, bright green Emerald City. Right now let’s go to our story. SHIRLEY TEMPLE’S STORYBOOK (NBC, 1958–1959) Adaptations of famous fairy tales hosted by Shirley Temple. Theme Vocal: “Dreams Are Made for Children” by Shirley Temple. TYPICAL OPENING Shirley (singing): Dreams are made for children, and a dream is a fairy tale . . . Announcer: Shirley Temple’s Storybook with your host, Miss Shirley Temple . . . Shirley (speaking): It could have happened, one of the most delightful fables of all time, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” . . . Shirley (singing): And we’re children as long as we can dream. SILENTS PLEASE! (ABC, 1960–1961) A history of the silent era of motion pictures. Narrated by Allen Swift. Theme: “Silents Please! by Angelo Ross. OPENING Narrator (over scenes from silent movies): Silents Please! The great stars . . . the excitement . . . the thrills . . . the laughter . . . and the heartbreak of Hollywood’s Golden Era.

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STAR THEATER (Syndicated, 1963) Rebroadcasts of dramas that originally aired on other filmed anthology series. OPENING Announcer: From the world’s most exotic cities . . . from Paris . . . from London . . . from Shanghai . . . from New York; stories of the people who give these cities life on Star Theater. CLOSING Announcer: You have been watching from Paris . . . from London . . . from Shanghai . . . from New York; stories of the people who give these cities life on Star Theater. Be with us again next week. SUSPENSE (CBS, 1949–1954) Chilling tales adapted from the radio series of the same title. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Rex Marshall): And now Suspense. Your host for tonight on the Autolite Theater is the maker of the wide gap auto resister spark plug . . . Remember from bumpers to tail lights, you’re always right with Autolite. And now Autolite on behalf of 6,000 dealers and service stations everywhere present Suspense. [Nonverbal episode title and cast follows.] TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE (Syndicated, 1984) Mystery and suspense stories. OPENING Narrator (Paul Sparer): Man lives in the sunlit world of what he believes to be reality. But there is unseen by most, an underworld, a place that is just as real but not as brightly lit—a dark side. TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED (Syndicated, 1979) Eerie tales of how certain events can alter people’s lives. Hosted first by Roald Dahl (under the title Roald Dahl’s Tales of the Unexpected) and then John Houseman. Theme: “The Carousel Theme from Tales of the Unexpected” by Ron Grainer. OPENING Announcer: The wise man believes only in lies, trusts only the absurd, and learns to expect the unexpected. TALES OF TOMORROW (ABC, 1951–1953) Strange tales of what could happen “tomorrow.”

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OPENING Announcer (Roger DeKoven): Tales of Tomorrow. Presented by Kreisler, the name that makes news in watchbands. What strange scientific operation required supplies of human blood? Tales of Tomorrow presents “Youth on Tap,” starring Robert Alda, Harry Townes, and Mary Alice Moore. TELEPHONE TIME (CBS/ABC, 1956–1958) Bell Telephone–sponsored program of dramatic presentations. OPENING Visual: Phone ringing. Female operator answering: Bell Telephone System presents Telephone Time. Announcer: Telephone Time with Dr. Frank Baxter. THE TWILIGHT ZONE (CBS, 1959–1964; CBS, 1984–1985; UPN, 2002–2003) Unusual stories with hints of drama, comedy, and science fiction. Host: Rod Serling (1959–1964), Charles Aidman (1984–1985), Forest Whitaker (2002–2003). Themes: “The Twilight Zone Theme” by Bernard Herrmann (1959–1960), Marius Constant (1960–1964); “The New Twilight Zone Theme” by the Grateful Dead (Jerome Garcia, Michael S. Hart, William Kreutzmann, Philip Lesh, Robert Hall), 1984–1985; “The Twilight Zone Theme” by Jonathan Davis (of the rock group Kom), 2002–2003. OPENINGS Pilot Episode, October 2, 1959 Narrator (Westbrook Van Voohris): There is a sixth dimension that is unknown to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which might be called The Twilight Zone. 1959–1960 Narrator (Rod Serling): There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. It is an area which we call The Twilight Zone. 1960–1962 Narrator (Rod Serling): You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind; a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of the imagination. There’s a signpost up ahead—your next stop—The Twilight Zone. [A slight variation occurred in 1962 with the words “There’s a signpost up ahead” deleted.]

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1962–1964 Narrator (Rod Serling): [Visual of a revolving door is seen.] You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension—a dimension of sound [window breaking], a dimension of sight [artificial eye is seen], a dimension of mind [E equals MC2 is seen]. You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas; you’ve just crossed over to The Twilight Zone. Commercial Release: RCA Records, “Double Impact” LPM 2180 Narrator: That fifth dimension, that space of timeless, endless infinity; that ground between all we know and what is beyond understanding. That center of everything and nothing—everywhere yet nowhere. That is The Twilight Zone—and you, have you ever been there? 2002–2003 Narrator (Forest Whitaker): You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of the imagination. You’re entering The Twilight Zone. Note: The 1985 version uses only a musical opening. THE U.S. STEEL HOUR (CBS, 1953–1963) Quality dramatic productions under the sponsorship of United States Steel. OPENING Announcer: The United States Steel Hour. Live from New York. Only steel can do so many jobs so well. This trademark [USS] stands for quality steel—United States Steel. THE VEIL (Syndicated, 1958) Dramas based on true but incredible phenomena. Boris Karloff hosts. Theme: “The Veil” by Leon Klatzkin. OPENING Host: The story you are about to see actually happened and is completely documented. It is one of those strange events that seem to defy all explanations; they lie beyond the veil of human knowledge and yet they happen. Science has many terms for these strange occurrences, but no explanations, as yet. But then, not too long ago, they had no explanation for a bolt of lightning or a falling star. They too seemed to come from beyond The Veil. THE VISITOR (NBC, 1952–1953) Events in the lives of people as seen through a mysterious man who makes it his business to know the secret lives of people he has never met. Cast: Warner Anderson (The Visitor).

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OPENING The Visitor: Have you ever wondered what goes on beyond the gates? What happens in the private lives of people behind the closed doors and shuttered windows and who they are? What good and evil are in the minds and souls of these shadow figures? The Visitor sees behind those windows and doors and gates. THE WHISTLER (Syndicated, 1954) Tales of people caught in a web of their own misdeeds. The Whistler, the narrator, is identified by the mournful whistling of the show’s theme. Cast: Bill Forman (The Whistler). Theme: “The Whistler” by Wilbur Hatch. Whistling by Dorothy Roberts. OPENING The Whistler: I am the Whistler and I know many things for I walk by night. I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows. Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak. YOU ARE THERE (CBS, 1953–1957) Historical events as seen through the modern-day reporting of CBS news correspondents. Walter Cronkite hosts. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The time [date mentioned] . . . The place [locale mentioned] . . . All things are as they were then . . . Except . . . You Are There. CLOSING Host: What kind of day was it? A day like all days, filled with those unexpected events which can alter our lives—and you were there.

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THE ADVENTURES OF JONNY QUEST (ABC/CBS/NBC, 1964–1972) Scientist Dr. Benton Quest and his son, Jonny, explore the scientific mysteries that surround us in everyday life. Voice Cast: John Stephenson (Dr. Benton Quest), Tim Matheson (Jonny Quest), Mike Road (Roger “Race” Bannon), Danny Bravo (Hadji), Don Messick (Bandit). Theme: “The Adventures of Jonny Quest” by Hoyt Curtin. OPENING Visual: Scene of passengers on a jet. Announcer: This supersonic jet on a secret mission carries a very special crew—young Jonny Quest, future scientist. His father, Dr. Benton Quest, leader of the group. Pilot and Dr. Quest’s assistant, Roger “Race” Bannon. Jonny’s East India companion, Hadji. And everyone’s friend and coworker, Bandit. Together they fly to the call of new challenges. This is The Adventures of Jonny Quest. THE ADVENTURES OF SHIRLEY HOLMES (Fox Family, 1998) Shirley Holmes, the twelve-year-old great-grand-niece of Sherlock Holmes, uses her inherited abilities at deductive reasoning to solve crimes (with the help of her Dr. Watson, her friend Bo). Cast: Meredith Henderson (Shirley Holmes), John White (Francis Boris “Bo” Sawchuk), Chris Humphreys (Robert Holmes), Elizabeth Shepherd (Peggy Holmes). Theme: “Shirley Holmes Mystery Theme” by Terry Frewer. OPENING Visual: Shirley finding a letter in an old chest. Voice of Sherlock Holmes: To the holder of this letter, my congratulations. Solving the puzzle of the chest required more than considerable deduction

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powers. My work has consumed my life and I have produced no heirs to follow in my path but I give you, a young man of good imagination, any mystery devised by mortal minds can be solved therewith. Yours faithfully, Sherlock Holmes. THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY (CBS, 1966–1969) The New Adventures of Superman segment about Clark Kent as a teenager before he became “The Man of Steel.” Voice Cast: Bob Hastings (Clark Kent), Janet Waldo (Lana Lang). OPENING Narrator (Ted Knight): The Adventures of Superboy. Exciting adventures of Superman when he was a boy, who, as an infant demonstrated powers and abilities far beyond the capabilities of Earthlings. Superboy, who as Clark Kent, mild-mannered foster son of Martha and Jonathan Kent, conceals the secret of his true identity and devotes his superpowers to the prevention of crime, the restoration of peace, and the pursuit of truth. THE ADVENTURES OF THE GALAXY RANGERS (Syndicated, 1986–1989) Futuristic warriors battle to protect the planets of a united solar system from evil. Voices: Maia Danziger, Laura Dean, Earl Hammond, Jerry Orbach, Corinne Orr, Hubert Kelly. OPENING Announcer: In the year 2086 two peaceful aliens journeyed to Earth seeking our help. They gave us the plans for our first hyperdrive, allowing mankind to open the doors to the stars. We have assembled a team of unique individuals to protect Earth and our fellow allies—courageous pioneers committed to the highest ideals of justice and dedicated to preserving law and order across the new frontier. These are The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers. ANDY’S GANG (NBC, 1955–1958) Comedian Andy Devine hosts a program of songs, stories, and comedy skits aimed at children. See also Smilin’ Ed’s Gang. OPENING Andy: Hiya, kids, it’s Andy’s Gang! With Squeaky the Mouse, Midnight the Cat, and that mystical, magical Froggy the Gremlin. [Andy leading the studio audience in song:] I got a gang, you got a gang, everybody’s gotta have a gang, but there’s only one gang for me—good old Andy’s Gang. [Andy would then begin the program with a story from “Andy’s Storybook.” Some episodes are sponsored by Buster Brown Shoes and use the Buster Brown song; see Smilin’ Ed’s Gang for that open.]

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CLOSING Andy: Yes, sir, we’re pals and pals stick together. Now gang don’t forget church and Sunday School. And remember Andy’s Gang will get together right here at this same time next week and we’ll have another exciting story and lots of other fun too. So long, fellas and gals. BIG FOOT AND WILD BOY (ABC; 1977–1979) The legendary Big Foot and his adopted son, Wild Boy, battle evil in the wilderness. Cast: Ray Young (Big Foot), Joseph Butcher (Wild Boy), Monika Ramirez (Suzie), Yvonne Regalado (Cindy). Theme: “Big Foot and Wild Boy” by Michael Melvoin. OPENING Announcer: Out of the Northwest comes the legendary Big Foot who, eight years ago, saved a young child in the vast wilderness and raised that child until he grew up to be Wild Boy. BLACKSTAR (CBS, 1981–1984) Astronaut John Blackstar, drawn through a black hole and marooned on the planet Zagar, battles the evil overlord to protect its people, the Trolletts. Voice Cast: George DiCenzo (John Blackstar), Linda Gary, Alan Oppenheimer, Pat Finney. OPENING Narrator: John Blackstar, astronaut, is swept through a black hole into an ancient alien universe. Trapped on the planet Zagar he is rescued by the tiny Trolletts people. In turn, he joins them in the fight against the cruel overlord, who rules by the light of the Power Star. The Power Star is split into the Power Sword and the Star Sword. And so with the Star Sword at his hand, Blackstar, together with his allies, sets out to save the planet Zagar. This is his destiny. Blackstar: I am John Blackstar! CAPTAIN CAVEMAN AND THE TEEN ANGELS (ABC, 1980) A caveman, freed from a glacier, teams with three modern-day girls to battle evil. Voice Cast: Mel Blanc (Captain Caveman), Laurel Page (Taffy Dare), Marilyn Schreffler (Brenda Chance), Vernee Watson (Dee Dee Sykes). OPENING Captain Caveman: Caveman! Announcer: Set free by the Teen Angels from his block of glacier ice comes the world’s first superhero—Captain Caveman. Now as the constant companion to the Teen Angels, Brenda, Dee Dee, and Taffy, he faces

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hilarious and sometimes scary mystery missions. Get ready for Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels. CAPTAIN PLANET AND THE PLANETEERS (TBS, 1990–1996) Gaia, the Spirit of the Earth, recruits five teenagers to help fulfill her mission: save the Earth from pollution and teach people to respect it. Voice Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Margot Kidder (Gaia); LeVar Burton (Kwame), Kath Soucie (Linka), Janice Kawaye (Gi), Scott Menville (Ma-Ti), Joey Dedio (Wheeler). OPENING Narrator: Our world is in peril. Gaia, the Spirit of the Earth, can no longer stand the terrible destruction plaguing our planet. She sent five magic rings to five youths across the globe. From North America, Wheeler, with the power of fire; from Africa, Kwame, with the power of science; from the Soviet Union, Linka, with the power of the wind; from Asia, Ma-Ti, with the power of water; and from South America, Gi, with the power of light. With their five powers combined, they become Earth’s greatest champion, Captain Planet. THE CENTURIONS: POWER-X-TREME (Syndicated, 1986) A futuristic combat team (Max, Jake, Ace) formed by Crystal Kane, battle the evils of Doc Terror, an alien bent on conquering Earth. Voices: Jennifer Darling, Vince Edwards, Pat Farley, Tress MacNeille, Diane Pershing, Alan Oppenheimer, Neilson Ross, John Stephenson, Frank Welker. OPENING Announcer: In the near future Doc Terror and his cyborg companion Hacker unleash their forces to conquer Earth. Only one force can stop this evil— a handful of brave men infused with increased strength and assault weapons, becoming man and machine—Power-X-Treme: Max Ray, brilliant field agent commando; Jake Rockwell, rugged land operations specialist; Ace McCloud, daring air operations expert. Whatever the challenge, they are ready—the Centurions! CHALLENGE OF THE SUPER FRIENDS (ABC, 1977) Super Friends spin-off that finds the Justice League of America battling the Legion of Doom. Voice Cast: Norman Alden (Aquaman), Danny Dark (Superman), Shannon Farnon (Wonder Woman), Olan Soule (Batman), Casey Kasem (Robin), Louise Williams (Jayce), Michael Bell (Zan). OPENING Narrator (William Woodson): Banded together from the remote galaxies are thirteen of the most sinister villains of all time—the League of Doom,

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dedicated to a single objective—the conquest of the universe. Only one group dares to challenge this intergalactic threat—the Super Friends. The Justice League of America vs. the Legion of Doom, this is The Challenge of the Super Friends. CHOOSE UP SIDES (CBS/NBC, 1953–1955) Two teams of children compete in various game challenges. OPENING Announcer: It’s the Space Pilots against the Bronco Busters [kid teams] and everyone gets a chance to choose up sides with the man in the middle, your master of stunts, Gene Rayburn. C.O.P.S. (Syndicated, 1988–1989) A specialized group of police officers battle to keep Empire City safe from the evil Big Boss. Voice Cast: Ken Ryan (Baldwin Vess), John Stocker (P. J. O’Malley), Nick Nichols (Rex Pointer), Len Carlson (Walker Calhoun/Colt Howards/Big Boss). OPENING Announcer: C.O.P.S.—Central Organization of Police Specialists—fighting crime in a future time. Protecting Empire City from Big Boss and his gang of crooks. THE DRAK PACK (CBS, 1980–1982) Drak Jr., Frankie, and Howler—the teenage descendants of movie monsters Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Wolfman—battle evil to atone for the sins of their ancestors. Voice Cast: Jerry Dexter (Drak Jr.), Bill Callaway (Frankie/Howler), Alan Oppenheimer (Big D), Julie McWhirter (Vampira), Chuck McCann (Mummy Man), Don Messick (Toad/Fly). Theme: “The Drak Pack” by Hoyt Curtin. OPENING Announcer: From the monsters of the past comes a new generation dedicated to reversing the evil image of their forefathers. Under the leadership of Count Dracula, known as Big D, three teenagers form a do-gooders group. With special powers, they can transform into super mighty monsters and use their skills against all evil doers, especially the diabolical Dr. Dred and his renegade rascals, Toad, Fly, Mummy Man, and Vampira; also known as OGRE—the Organization of General Rotten Enterprises. It’s right vs. wrong; good over greed . . . that’s the dedication of the Terrific Trio—Frankie, Howler, and Drak Jr., The Drak Pack.

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FANGFACE (ABC, 1978–1979) A teenager (Sherman) uses his abilities as a werewolf to battle evil. Voice Cast: Jerry Dexter (Sherman), Susan Blu (Kim), Frank Welker (Biff), Bart Braverman (Puggsy). Theme: “Fang Face” by Dean Elliott. OPENING Announcer: Every 400 years a baby werewolf is born into the Fangsworth family. And so, when the moon shines on little Sherman Fangsworth, he turns into Fangface—a werewolf. Only the sun can change him back to normal. And so little Fangsworth grew up and teamed with three daring teenagers: Kim, Biff, and Puggsy. Together they find danger, excitement, and adventure. Who can save the day? Who can right wrongs and wrong the rights? None other than Fangface! THE FANTASTIC FOUR (ABC, 1967; NBC, 1978; Syndicated, 1994) Four Earthlings endowed with superpowers by cosmic rays use their abilities to battle evil. 1967 Voice Cast: Gerald Mohr (Reed Richards), Jo Ann Pflug (Sue Richards), Paul Frees (Ben Grimm), Jack Flounders (Johnny Storm). 1978 Voice Cast (eliminates the character of Johnny Storm; adds Herbie the Robot): Mike Road (Reed Richards), Ginny Tyler (Sue Richards), Ted Cassidy (Ben Grimm), Frank Welker (Herbie the Robot). Uses a nonspeaking opening. 1994 Voice Cast: Beau Weaver (Reed Richards), Lori Alan (Sue Richards), Chuck McCann (Benjamin J. Grimm), Quinton Flynn, Brian Austin Green (Johnny Storm). 1967 OPENING Announcer: The Fantastic Four starring Reed Richards, Sue Richards, Johnny Storm, and Ben Grimm. Reed Richards with his power of stretch; the Thing with the strength of a thousand men; Johnny—blaze on Torch! and Sue, the Invisible Girl—The Fantastic Four, united in the fight against interplanetary evil. Fantastic! The Fantastic Four. Fantastic! 1994 OPENING Announcer: The Marvel Action Universe continues with adventure, excitement, and heroics beyond comprehension starring the world’s greatest superheroes—Reed Richards as the incredible Mr. Fantastic. Sue Richards, his wife, the amazing Invisible Woman. Johnny Storm, the flaming human torch and Benjamin J. Grimm, the ever-loving blue-eyed Thing—the Fantastic Four. Together they brave the mysterious terrors of outer space and will transform into something much more than human, vowing to use their awesome powers to help mankind fight the unknown—the Fantastic Four, the Earth’s first line of defense against menaces of unbelievable power and evil. Join us as the Fantastic Four battle the mightiest villains in

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the galaxy—all endowed with fantastic powers of their own and dedicated to world domination. And now the Marvel Action Universe continues. Get ready for The Fantastic Four; the world will never be the same. THE FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST HEROES (Cartoon Network, 2006–2007) Adaptation of the Marvel comic book about Earthlings endowed with superpowers by cosmic rays. Here, Sue is Reed’s sister, not wife. Voice Cast: Hiro Kanagawa (Reed Richards), Lara Gilchrist (Sue Richards), Christopher Jacot (Johnny Storm), Brian Dobson (Ben Grimm), Samuel Vincent (Herbie). OPENING Announcer: When top scientist Reed Richards led his team of explorers into space, they were blasted by a shower of cosmic rays. Endowed with incredible powers, their lives were changed forever as they became . . . The Fantastic Four! FANTASTIC VOYAGE (ABC, 1968–1970) Four scientists are reduced to microscopic size to explore and battle the enemies (germs) of the human body from within. Voice Cast: Ted Knight (Jonathan Kidd/Cosby Birdwell), Jane Webb (Erica Lane), Marvin Miller (The Guru). Theme: “Fantastic Voyage” by Gordon Zahler. OPENING Announcer: Headquarters, C.M.D.F.—Combined Miniature Defense Force. Project: Fantastic Voyage. Process: Miniaturization. Authority: Top Secret. Team: Jonathan Kidd, commander; Guru, master of mysterious powers; Erica Lane, doctor, biologist; Cosby Birdwell, scientist, inventor, founder of C.M.D.F. Mission: in their miniaturized form, to combat the unseen, unsuspected enemies of freedom. Time limit: Twelve hours. FRANKENSTEIN JR. AND THE IMPOSSIBLES (CBS, 1966–1968) A thirty-foot robot (Frankenstein Jr.) and the Impossibles (Multi Man, Coil Man, and Fluid Man) team to battle evil. Voice Cast: Ted Cassidy (Frankenstein Jr.), Don Messick (Multi Man), Paul Frees (Fluid Man), Hal Smith (Coil Man). Theme: “Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles” by Hoyt Curtin. OPENING Announcer: Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles. 10 . . . 9 . . . 8 . . . 7 . . . 6 . . . 5 . . . 4 . . . 3. . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Go! Impossible. Coil Man—he makes the scene when things look mean. Impossible. Fluid Man—stops on the spot,

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the spot that’s hot. Impossible. Multi Man—makes like a crowd—no crooks allowed. Impossible! Impossible! Impossibles! GARGOYLES (Syndicated, 1994) Dark Age Gargoyles come to life in modern-day Manhattan (as Broadway, Brooklyn, Bronx, Hudson, and Lexington) to protect the city at night from evil. Voice Cast: Bill Fagerbakke (Broadway), Frank Welker (Bronx), Jeff Bennett (Brooklyn), Edward Asner (Hudson), Thom Adcox-Hernandez (Lexington), Marina Sirtis (Demona). OPENING Narrator: One thousand years ago superstition and the sword ruled. It was a world of fear and the age of the Gargoyles. Stone by day, warriors by night. He [later to become Broadway] was betrayed by the humans he had sworn to protect. Frozen and stoned by a magic spell [by the evil Demona] for a thousand years. Now he is back, the spell is broken . . . Broadway: And now we live again . . . Narrator: They are defenders of the night . . . Broadway: We are Gargoyles! G.I. JOE (Syndicated, 1983) A special military force (G.I. Joe) battles the forces that pose a threat to the United States. Voices: Liz Aubrey, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen, Pat Fraley, Buster Jones, Rob Paulsen, Marla Scott, John Stephenson, B. J. Ward, Frank Welker. OPENING Announcer: G.I. Joe is the code name for America’s daring, highly trained Special Missions Force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world. GIANT STEP (CBS, 1956–1957) Kids between the ages of seven and seventeen answer questions in categories they select, vying for a college education. OPENING Announcer: General Mills, home of Betty Crocker, presents Giant Step . . . and here’s your host for General Mills, the star of Giant Step, Bert Parks. HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE (Syndicated, 1983) Futuristic tale of He-Man, alias Prince Adam of the planet Eternia, and guardian of the Castle Greyskull as he protects his domain from Skeletor, an evil being from another dimension who seeks the powers of Greyskull.

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Voice Cast: John Erwin (He-Man), Alan Oppenheimer (Skeletor), Linda Gary (Sorceress), Lou Scheimer (Modulok), Alan Oppenheimer (Buzz-Off/Mer-Man/ Roboto). OPENING Announcer: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. He-Man: I am Adam, friend to Eternia, defender of the secrets of the Castle Greyskull. This is Cringer [visual of a tiger], my fearless friend. Fabulous secret powers were revealed to me the day I held aloft my magic sword and said, “By the power of Greyskull” [visual of Adam transforming into He-Man]. I am the power! Cringer became the mighty Battle Cat and I became He-Man, the most powerful man in the universe. Announcer: Together they defend Castle Greyskull from the evil forces of Skeletor. THE HERCULOIDS (CBS, 1967–1968) Aliens, called Herculoids, battle to protect their planet from evil creatures from other galaxies. Voice Cast: Mike Road (Zandor/Igoo/Zok), Virginia Gregg (Tarra), Teddy Eccles (Dorno), Don Messick (Gloop/Gleep). OPENING Announcer: Somewhere out in space live the Herculoids . . . with Zandor, their leader . . . they team up to protect their planet from sinister invaders. All strong, all brave, all heroes. They’re The Herculoids. HONG KONG PHOOEY (ABC, 1974–1976; NBC, 1976–1978) Mild-mannered police station janitor (Henry) battles evil as the mysterious Hong Kong Phooey. Voice Cast: Scatman Crothers (Henry), Joe E. Ross (Sgt. Flint), Jean Vander Pyl, Kathi Gori (Rosemary). Theme Vocal: “Hong Kong Phooey” by Scatman Crothers. OPENING Visual: Pictures of Hong Kong Phooey then Sgt. Flint, Rosemary, and Henry. Announcer: Who is this superhero? . . . Sarge? . . . No . . . Rosemary, the telephone operator? . . . No . . . Henry, the mild-mannered janitor? . . . Henry: Could be . . . [The theme then plays that shows Henry in action as Hong Kong Phooey.] HOT WHEELS WORLD RACE HIGHWAY 35 (Cartoon Network, 2003) Drivers compete in a mysterious race wherein the coveted Mystic Wheel of Power is the prize.

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Voices: Kathleen Barr, Lisa Ann Beley, Dexter Bell, Brian Drummond. Theme: “Hot Wheels” by Brian Carson. OPENING Voice (to competitors): Because of your extraordinary abilities, you have been chosen to take part in the World Race. In the World Race, you will take this technology to its limits and beyond. The cars are equipped with special Nitrox II boosters. The track exists in a different dimension from our own—a dimension you won’t see until the race begins. I call the track Highway 35 because that’s where it begins. HOWDY DOODY (NBC, 1947–1960) Buffalo Bob Smith and Clarabelle the Clown, assisted by the puppet Howdy Doody, entertain kids from mythical Doodyville. Cast: Bob Smith (Buffalo Bob Smith), Bob Keeshan, Henry McLaughlin, Bob Nicholson, Lew Anderson (Clarabelle Hornblow), Arlene Dalton (Story Princess), Bill Lecornec (Chief Thunderthud), Judy Tyler, Linda Marsh (Princess Summerfall Winterspring), Bob Smith (voice of Howdy Doody), Dayton Allen (voice of Phineas T. Bluster). Theme: “It’s Howdy Doody Time” by Bob Smith. OPENING Howdy: Say, kids, what time is it? Kids: Howdy Doody time! Announcer: Starring Howdy Doody and Buffalo Bob Smith. Bob: Kids here in Doodyville and kids all over America, let’s go . . . Song: It’s Howdy Doody time . . . Bob Smith and Howdy too, say howdy do to you . . . so kids let’s go. THE HUDSON BROTHERS RAZZLE DAZZLE SHOW (CBS, 1974) Zany Saturday morning program of comedy aimed at children. OPENING Announcer (Peter Cullen): It’s The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show starring Bill, Mark, and Brett—the Hudson Brothers . . . with Ted Zeigler, Billy Van, and Peter Cullen . . . Murray Langston, Freeman King, and Rod Hull, and his extraordinary Australian Emu [puppet] . . . and sets, lights, and lots of fun things on The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show. JANA OF THE JUNGLE (NBC, 1981–1982) A young woman, having been lost in the jungle as a child, battles to protect her adopted homeland from evil doers. Voice Cast: B. J. Ward (Jana), Ted Cassidy (Montaro), Ross Martin (Various voices).

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OPENING Jana: The last thing I remember was traveling up the Great River with my father. He had just given me my special necklace when [boat hitting rocks and capsizing]. I was rescued by Montaro, the noble descendant of a lost warrior tribe. Endlessly searching for my lost father, Montaro and my jaguar, Ghost, help me guard the jungle from those who dwell within it. I grew up by the laws of nature and the animals became my friends, I am . . . Jana of the Jungle. JEFF’S COLLIE (CBS, 1954–1957) The adventures shared by Jeff Miller and his dog, Lassie. OPENING Jeff (calling): Lassie! Lassie! . . . Announcer: Starring Tommy Rettig as Jeff Miller . . . Jan Clayton as his mother, Ellen . . . George Cleveland as Gramps . . . and of course, Lassie. JOHNNY JUPITER (DuMont, 1953; ABC, 1953–1954) An amateur inventor (Ernest) discovers interplanetary television, contacts the people of Jupiter (puppet Johnny Jupiter, in particular), and finds help in solving earthly problems from his new friends. Cast: Wright King (Ernest P. Duckweather), Vaughn Taylor, Cliff Hall (Horatio Frisby), Patricia Peardon (Katherine Frisby), Gilbert Mack (Voice of Johnny Jupiter/Reject the Robot). ORIGINAL ABC OPENING DuMont episodes appear to no longer exist. Announcer: Once upon a time on the far off planet Jupiter two strange creatures [Johnny and Reject the Robot]—strange in looks but with a wisdom far greater than our own—searched the universe for signs of intelligent life, but they found none. Instead they settled for the planet Earth. On this planet lived a young inventor by the name of Ernest P. Duckweather. He invented a television set unlike any ever known before. For on this set he was able to tune in the planet Jupiter . . . Johnny Jupiter is brought to you by M&M candies, the chocolate treat that’s good to eat. REVISED ABC OPENING Announcer: This is the story of Ernest P. Duckweather who invented the strangest television set in the world. On this set he would look through endless space—600 million miles away to the far-off planet Jupiter. In a Jupiterian television station he found three friends—Johnny Jupiter, a human, more or less; Major Domo, chief of the robots; and Reject, the factory-rejected robot, who was able to appear and disappear at will. Ernest found he could turn to the Jupiterians for help whenever he was in trouble.

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JOKER! JOKER!! JOKER!!! (Syndicated, 1980) Juvenile version of The Joker’s Wild wherein children answer questions for prizes. OPENING Announcer (Jay Stewart): Welcome to the game where lucky spins and correct answers bring high rewards to the entire family. It’s Joker! Joker!! Joker!!! And here’s the host of our show, Jack Barry. JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH (ABC, 1967–1969) A professor and his team explore the Earth’s center while seeking a way back to the surface after their means to exit are destroyed by an explosion. Voice Cast: Ted Knight (Oliver Lindenbrook/Count Saccnuson), Jane Webb (Cindy Lindenbrook), Pat Harrington Jr. (Alec McEwen/Lars/Torg). OPENING Oliver: Long ago a lone explorer named Arnie Saccnuson made a fantastic descent to the fabled lost kingdom of Atlantis at the Earth’s core. After many centuries, his trail was discovered. First by me, Professor Oliver Lindenbrook, my niece Cindy, student Alec McEwen, our guide Lars, and his pet duck Gertrude. But we were not alone. The evil Count Saccnuson, the last descendant of the once noble family, followed us to the center of the Earth for his own power-mad scheme. He ordered his brute-like servant Torg to destroy our party . . . Visual: Dynamite explosion set off by Torg seals the cave entrance. Oliver: But the plan backfired, sealing the entrance forever. And so for us began a desperate race to the Earth’s core, to learn the secret of the way back. This is the story of our new Journey to the Center of the Earth. JUVENILE JURY (NBC/CBS, 1947–1955) Children respond to questions asked of them by the host. OPENING Announcer: Geritol Junior, made especially for growing children, presents Jack Barry’s Juvenile Jury. And now here’s our host for another spontaneous session of Juvenile Jury, Jack Barry. KUKLA, FRAN, AND OLLIE (NBC/ABC, 1949–1957) Puppets Kukla and Ollie and their human host, Fran, entertain from the Kuklapolitan Theater. OPENING Announcer: Here comes the fun, it’s time for Kukla, Fran, and Ollie. Martin Tossi presents Burr Tillstrom, creator of Kukla and Ollie and all the Kuklapolitan players, with Fran Allison in Kukla, Fran, and Ollie.

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THE LAFF-A-LYMPICS (ABC, 1977–1978) Olympic Games spoof with various Hanna-Barbera characters competing in athletic competitions. Hosted by the character Snagglepuss (voice of Daws Butler). Theme: “The Laff-a-Lympics” by Hoyt Curtin. OPENING Snagglepuss: Heavens to hilarity. This is Snagglepuss with the greatest array of stars in the Laff-a-Lympics with events around the world. Triple team competition between the Yogi Yahooeys, the Scooby-Doobies, and the Really Rottens. The players are on the field so let’s get with it—The Laff-a-Lympics. THE MAGIC CLOWN (NBC, 1949–1954) Magic coupled with circus variety acts hosted by Zovella, then Richard Dubois as the Magic Clown. OPENING Announcer: B-O-N-O-M-O, Bonomo Turkish Taffy brings you . . . The Magic Clown. THE MICKEY MOUSE CLUB (ABC, 1955–1959) Daily program of music, songs, and adventure serials featuring the Mouseketeers and hosted by Jimmie Dodd. Theme: “The Mickey Mouse Club March” by Jimmie Dodd. TYPICAL SPONSORED OPENINGS Syndicated openings have the sponsor’s tags deleted. Announcer: Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse present The Mickey Mouse Club, brought to you by the ABC Television Network five days a week, Monday through Friday, and featuring the Mouseketeers. Announcer: Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse present The Mickey Mouse Club. Five days a week, Monday through Friday, and brought to you by your friendly neighbors who bottle Coca-Cola. Announcer: Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse present The Mickey Mouse Club brought to you by General Mills, makers of Cheerios, the oat cereal that’s ready to eat. A Cheerios breakfast gives you power protein to help youngsters grow strong and adults keep feeling fit. And Sugar Jets, your breakfast for tomorrow, the cereal with the three-stage rocket energy— sugar, wheat, and oats. Announcer: Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse present The Mickey Mouse Club. Brought to you by Betty Crocker cake mixes and Betty Crocker brownie mix. For perfect cakes and brownies too.

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Visual: The theme song, “The Mickey Mouse Club March,” plays. Following a commercial, the Mouseketeers are introduced: Mouseketeers: . . . so proudly put on your Mouseke-ears, it’s time to meet the Mouseketeers. Jimmie Dodd: Mouseketeers roll call: Mouseketeers (each appearing in a spotlight to introduce themselves): Cheryl [Holdridge] . . . Bobby [Burgess] . . . Annette [Funicello] . . . Karen [Pendleton] . . . Cubby [O’Brien] . . . Sharon [Baird] . . . Darlene [Gillespie] . . . Tommy [Cole] . . . Doreen [Tracy] . . . Roy [Williams; show cohost] . . . Jimmie [Dodd; show host]. Mouseketeers: It’s time to meet the Mouseketeers. THE MONSTER SQUAD (NBC, 1976–1977) Museum night watchman (Walt) teams with three come-to-life wax figures (Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Werewolf) to battle evil. Cast: Fred Grandy (Walt), Henry Polic II (Count Dracula), Buck Kartalian (Bruce W. Wolf), Michael Lane (Frank N. Stein). Theme: “The Monster Squad Theme” by Richard La Salle. OPENING Walt: My name is Walt. I work here as night watchman at Fred’s Wax Museum to put myself through criminology college. It used to be very lonely until recently when I plugged in my crime computer. Suddenly osculating vibrations brought to life three legendary monsters: Dracula, the Werewolf, and Frankenstein. Creatures hated and feared for centuries now determined to make up for their past misbehaving by fighting crime wherever they find it. Together we’re The Monster Squad. THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (CBS, 1966–1970) Animated stories that detail Metropolis Daily Planet reporter Clark Kent’s battle against evil as the mysterious Superman. Voice Cast: Clayton “Bud” Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent), Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Ted Knight (Perry White). OPENING Announcer: Faster than a speeding bullet . . . More powerful than a locomotive . . . Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound . . . People on Street: Look, up in the sky . . . It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman! Chorus: Superman, man of steel, Superman . . . Announcer: Superman, rocketed to Earth as an infant when the distant planet Krypton exploded and, disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for the Daily Planet, fights a never-ending battle for justice and freedom with superpowers far beyond those of mortal men. Chorus: It’s super, super, Superman.

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THE NEW ADVENTURES OF ZORRO (CBS, 1981–1982) Segment of The Tarzan–Lone Ranger–Zorro Hour about Don Diego, alias Zorro, the mysterious figure for justice in old California. Voice Cast: Henry Darrow (Don Diego), Don Diamond (Sgt. Gonzales), Carlos Rivas (Don Alejandro), Christine Avila (Maria). Theme: “Zorro’s Theme” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Voice in Echo Effect: The Mark of Zorro [“Z” being carved]. Don Diego: As Don Diego I pretend to be afraid, but in my mask and my disguise I ride into the night and raise my sword in the name of justice. For I am Zorro! THE NEW HOWDY DOODY SHOW (Syndicated, 1976) Update of Howdy Doody that continues to relate events in the lives of Buffalo Bob Smith, Howdy Doody, and the residents of Doodyville. OPENING Announcer: From the Sunshine State, Florida, the home of Doodyville, U.S.A., ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, here he is, Buffalo Bob Smith. Bob: Say now, kids, what time is it? Audience: Howdy Doody time! Bob: Okay, let’s go . . . It’s Howdy Doody time . . . Bob Smith and Howdy too, say Howdy Doody to you . . . It’s time to start the show, so kids, let’s go! THE NEW LONE RANGER (CBS, 1981–1982) Tarzan–Lone Ranger–Zorro Hour segment that depicts the fight for right in the Old West by the mysterious masked man, the Lone Ranger, and his Indian companion, Tonto. Voice Cast: William Conrad (Lone Ranger), Ivan Naranjo (Tonto). Theme: Adaptation of “The William Tell Overture” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Combines openings from both the radio and earlier TV version of the series. Announcer (William Conrad): The Lone Ranger! Hi-yo Silver, away! A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty Hi-yo Silver, The Lone Ranger. With his faithful Indian companion Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains both fight for law and order in the early West. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear. From out of the past come the thundering hoof beats of the great horse Silver—the Lone Ranger rides again! Hi-yo Silver, away!

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NIGHTMARE ROOM (WB, 2001–2002) Chilling stories for children based on the “Nightmare Room” books by host R. L. Stein. OPENING Host: When the light fades and the moon rises, anything can happen. The world becomes a carnival of shocks and chills. A whirling merry-goround that never stops. Spinning faster and faster, taking you on a frightening ride. I’m R. L. Stein. Don’t fall asleep or you may find yourself in the Nightmare Room. THE PAUL WINCHELL AND JERRY MAHONEY SHOW (ABC, 1957–1961) Ventriloquist Paul Winchell oversees a program of comedy and games for children. OPENING Announcer: Tootsie Roll, America’s favorite candy, presents The Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show featuring Knucklehead Smiff . . . and here they are now, Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney. THE PERILS OF PENELOPE PITSTOP (CBS, 1969–1971) Young female racer Penelope Pitstop finds her life in constant peril when, unknown to her, her evil guardian, Sylvester Sneekly, dons the guise of the Hooded Claw and sets out to dispose of her and acquire her wealth. Voice Cast: Janet Waldo (Penelope Pitstop), Paul Lynde (Sylvester Sneekly). Theme: “The Perils of Penelope Pitstop” by Hoyt Curtin. OPENING Penelope (Yelling): Help! Help! Announcer (Gary Owens): The Perils of Penelope Pitstop starring the Ant Hill Mob, their car Chugaboom, and that hated villain, the Hooded Claw. Penelope Pitstop, heiress to a vast fortune, is in perpetual peril from her fortune-seeking guardian, Sylvester Sneekly. But unknown to her, he is really the Hooded Claw. Foiling his fiendish plots are Penelope’s protectors, the Ant Hill Mob. THE PINKY LEE SHOW (NBC, 1950–1956) Burlesque comic Pinky Lee oversees a program of music, songs, and circus variety acts. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer (Jerry Lawrence): From Hollywood, California, we bring you The Pinky Lee Show with a carload of giggles, gaggles, and games for everybody. And now, here’s Pinky.

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REVISED OPENING Announcer (Ken Mayer): Tootsie Roll, America’s favorite candy, brings you Pinky Lee’s Circus Time. Hurry, hurry, hurry. The big circus is about to start. All you gotta do is laugh, laugh, laugh. Yes sir-reee, from Hollywood, California, we bring you The Pinky Lee Show with a circus full of clowns, acrobats, jugglers, animals, giggles, gaggles, and games for everyone. And now—Pinky Lee. PIXANNE (Syndicated, 1978) A very pretty fairy (Pixanne) entertains children with stories, music, and songs. Cast: Jane Norman (Pixanne). OPENING Pixanne: Hi, I’m Pixanne. Fly with me through my magic forest and we’ll have lots of fun and adventure together. Don’t go away. PREHISTORIC PLANET (Discovery Kids, 2002) Computer-generated graphics that details life in the prehistoric era. OPENING Announcer: You’re traveling back in time—millions of years flash by in seconds. You’re going face to face with the wildest creatures that ever walked the Earth. You’re about to explore Prehistoric Planet. REBOOT (ABC, 1994–2001) Computer circuit’s hero (Bob) defends his world, Mainframe, from the evil viruses Hexadec and Megabyte. Voice Cast: Michael Benyaer, Ian James Corlett (Bob), Kathleen Barr (Dot Matrix), Jesse Moss, Christopher Gray, Giacomo Basessato (Enzo Matrix), Tony Jay (Megabyte). Theme: “Reboot” by Robert Buckley. OPENING Bob: I come from the Net, through systems, peoples, and cities to this place, Mainframe. My format, Guardian, to mend and defend, to protect my newfound friends, their hopes and dreams, to defend them from their enemies. ROCKY AND HIS FRIENDS (ABC, 1959–1961) Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his dim-witted companion, Bullwinkle J. Moose, battle the evils of Boris Badenov, “International Bad Guy,” and his associate, Natasha Fataly.

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Voice Cast: June Foray (Rocky and Natasha), Bill Scott (Bullwinkle), Paul Frees (Boris). Theme: “Rocky’s Theme” by Fred Steiner. OPENING Visual: Scenes of Rocky the Flying Squirrel flying. Announcer: A thunder of jets in an open sky . . . a streak of gray and a cheerful . . . Rocky: Hi! Announcer: A loop and a whirl and vertical climb and once again you’ll know it’s time for the adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and friends . . . Starring that supersonic speedster, Rocket J. Squirrel . . . with his pal, Bullwinkle the Moose, . . . and a host of others. THE ROOTIE KAZOOTIE CLUB (NBC/ABC, 1950–1954) Rootie Kazootie, a freckle-faced little boy (puppet), oversees games, music, songs, and stories geared to “Rootie Rooters” (members of the Rootie Kazootie Club). Cast: Todd Russell (Host), John Schoepperle, John Lee (Mr. Deetle Doodle), Naomi Lewis (voice of Rootie Kazootie/Polka Dottie), Frank Milano (voice of Gala Poochie Pup). TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Powerhouse, the candy bar with four delicious treats in one, presents the Kazootie Club. Rootie: Yes, sir, Rootie Rooters, this is Rootie Kazootie and here’s my chief rooter, big Todd Russell [who would then begin the show]. RUN, JOE, RUN (NBC, 1974–1976) Joe, an Army-trained German shepherd falsely accused of attacking his trainer (Will Corey), is ordered destroyed but escapes. Corey can prove his innocence and begins a trek to find him. Before he can do so, he is ordered back to active service. Backpacker Josh McCoy, unaware of Joe’s past, befriends him and together they encounter adventures across the country. Cast: Arch Whiting (William Corey), Chad States (Josh McCoy). Theme: “Run, Joe, Joe” by Richard LaSalle. FIRST SEASON OPENING Visual: Wanted poster of Joe. Announcer: Wanted. Male German shepherd. Black and tan. Answers to the name of Joe. Accused of attacking his trainer, Sergeant Will Corey—a crime he did not commit. Only Corey can prove him innocent—but he must find Joe before his pursuers track him down. SECOND SEASON OPENING Announcer: Wanted, German shepherd. Male. Name: Joe; accused of attacking his trainer, Sergeant Corey, a crime he did not commit. Before he

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can prove Joe’s innocence, Sergeant Corey is ordered back to active duty. Then Joe meets Josh McCoy, a new and permanent friend who doesn’t know about Joe’s past. Together they make their way across the country finding new friends and adventures wherever they go. SEALAB 2020 (NBC, 1972–1973) The experiences of the pioneers manning Sealab 2020, an underwater experimental city. Voice Cast: John Stephenson (Captain Mike Murphy), Ross Martin (Dr. Paul Williams), Pamelyn Ferdin (Sallie Murphy), Joshua Albee (Bobby Murphy), Ann Jillian (Gail). Theme: “Sealab 2020” by Hoyt Curtin. OPENING Announcer: This is the year 2020. The place is the Challenger Sea Mount, the top of an underwater mountain, a complex beneath the sea. Two hundred and fifty men, women, and children live here, each of them scientific pioneers. For this is our last frontier—a hostile environment which may hold the key to tomorrow. Each day these oceanauts meet new challenges as they build their city beneath the sea. This is Sealab 2020. THE SECRET FILES OF THE SPY DOGS (Fox, 1998–1999) Canine spies, led by Dog Zero, battle evil. Voice Cast: Adam West (Dog Zero), Mary Kay Bergman (Mitzy), Micky Dolenz (Ralph), Kath Soucie (Collar Commander). OPENING Announcer: Behold the dog. We all know him as man’s best friend, but what do we really know? In truth all dogs belong to a secret organization dedicated to keeping mankind safe from really bad stuff. These are the amazing true stories. These are The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs. THE SECRET WORLD OF ALEX MACK (Nickelodeon, 1994) Alexandra “Alex” Mack, a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her parents (Barbara and George) and sister Annie, is accidentally exposed to a mysterious liquid that endows her with unique abilities that she uses to foil evil. (Paradise Valley Chemical had a liquid weight-loss product called GC-161. When it failed and was ordered destroyed, the truck carrying it swerved, causing the canister to fall off the truck, burst open, and douse Alex.) Cast: Larisa Oleynik (Alex Mack), Meredith Bishop (Annie Mack), Michael Blakley (George Mack), Dorian Lopinto (Barbara Mack), Louan Gideon (Danielle Atron), Darris Love (Raymond Alvarado). Theme: “The Secret World of Alex Mack” by John Coda.

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OPENING Alex: I’m Alex Mack. I was just an average student until an accident changed my life. Since then, nothing has been the same. My friend Raymond is cool; my sister Annie thinks I’m a science project. I can’t let anyone else know—not even my parents or the chemical plant that turned me into some kind of experiment. But you know something. I guess I’m not so average anymore. SHAZAM (NBC, 1981) Animated adventures of Billy Batson, alias Captain Marvel, as he battles evil. Voice Cast: Burr Middleton (Billy Batson), Dawn Jeffory (Mary Batson), Barry Gordon (Captain Marvel Jr.). Theme: “Shazam” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Narrator: This is Billy Batson, star reporter for station WIZZ-TV. He has been picked by the ancient wizard Shazam to carry on the wizard’s lifelong crusade against crime and the forces of evil. When Billy speaks the wizard’s name, Billy becomes Captain Marvel, mighty champion combining the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the stamina of Atlas, the power of Zeus, the courage of Achilles, and the speed of Mercury. Billy’s twin sister, Mary Batson, has also been granted special powers. When she speaks the name Shazam, Mary Batson becomes Mary Marvel, blending the grace of Athena with the best qualities of other goddesses. The third member of the mighty trio is their friend, the lame newsboy Freddie Freeman, who, when he speaks the name of his idol, Captain Marvel, becomes the powerful Captain Marvel Jr. Together they are the Mighty Marvels, dedicated to fighting the forces of evil throughout the universe. SHE-RA, PRINCESS OF POWER (Syndicated, 1985) Princess Adora, the sister of He-Man, is secretly She-Ra, a mighty warrior who battles to keep her planet, Eternia, safe from the evils of Horda who is seeking to rule it. Voice Cast: Melendy Britt (Princess Adora/She-Ra), Linda Gary (Castapella), Diane Pershing (Netossa), George DiCenzo (Bow), Erika Scheimer (Frosta). OPENING She-Ra: I am Adora, He-Man’s twin sister and defender of the Crystal Castle . . . Fabulous secrets were revealed to me the day I held aloft my sword and said. “For the Honor of Greyskull. I am She-Ra.” Only a few others share this secret . . . Together me and my friends . . . face the evil forces of Horda.

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THE SKATEBIRDS (CBS, 1977–1978) Three roller-skating birds (Scooter, Knock-Knock, and Scat Cat) host a program of live-action and animated segments. Cast: Joe Giamalva (Scooter), Bruce Hoy (Knock-Knock), Maurice Cook (Scat Cat). ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: It’s The Skatebirds. And here come the Skatebirds—Scooter, Knock-Knock, and Scat Cat . . . with The Robonic Stooges plus the spinetingling, suspense, and action of Mystery Island . . . and those dog detectives Woofer and Whimper . . . and more—the unbelievable adventures of an unbelievable motorcycle—Wonder Wheels. For all-out fun, it’s The Skatebirds show. REVISED OPENING Drops the live action segment, Mystery Island, and the animated Woofer and Whimper. Announcer: It’s Skatebird time starring Knock-Knock, Scat Cat, and Scooter, the feathered clowns of fantasy. Along with Willie the Wheeler and the superhero bicycle known as Wonder Wheels . . . as well as those three mechanical marvels, The Robonic Stooges. One big collection of wacky and wonderful characters—The Skatebirds. SKY HAWKS (ABC, 1969–1971) Adventures of the Wilson family, aviators who take any case involving a plane. Voice Cast: Casey Kasem (Steve Wilson), Iris Rainer (Caroline Wilson), Michael Rye (Mike Wilson), Dick Curtis (Cap Wilson/Red Hughes), Melinda Casey (Cindy Hughes). Theme Vocal: “Sky Hawks” by the Mike Curb Congregation. OPENING Announcer: Come fly with Steve and Caroline Wilson, the teenage twins of Cap Wilson, former Air Force colonel and now the head of the Sky Hawks. Be a copilot with Cap’s father, Paddy Wilson, World War I ace, and Cap’s foster children, Red Hughes and Little Cindy. The flying Wilson family—taking on any job that can be done with wings for hire. SMILIN’ ED’S GANG (NBC, 1950–1951; CBS, 1951–1953) Stories, skits, and music set in a clubhouse where a jovial host would entertain his “gang” (the home and studio audience). Adapted from the radio series and sponsored by Buster Brown Shoes and also known as The Buster Brown TV Show with Smilin’ Ed McConnell and the Buster Brown TV Gang. See also Andy’s Gang.

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OPENING Smilin’ Ed: Hi ya, kids, you better come running, it’s old Smilin’ Ed and his Buster Brown Show. Smilin’ Ed (leading the studio audience): I got shoes, you got shoes, everybody’s got to have shoes, but there’s only one kind of shoe for me—good old Buster Brown shoes! [The audience cheers.] Thank you, buddies and sweethearts, good old Buster Brown shoes are on the air out here in Hollywood for another good old Saturday hullabaloo. CLOSING Smilin’ Ed: Well, kids, old Smilin’ Ed and the gang will be on television again next week at this same time. So be sure to invite your little pals over to see it. Now don’t forget church or Sunday school. Now once again, we leave the air with this little song: “The happy gang of Buster Brown now leaves the air” . . . Watch for us Saturday when Buster Brown is on the air. SPIDER-MAN AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS (NBC, 1981–1982) A battle against crime as undertaken by Spider-Man (voice of Don Gilvezan), Firestar (Kathy Garver), and Iron Man (Frank Welker). OPENING Announcer: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends: Iron Man and Firestar . . . Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends. SPIDER-WOMAN (ABC, 1979–1980) Jessica Drew, publisher of Justice magazine, battles evil as the mysterious SpiderWoman. Voice Cast: Joan Van Ark (Jessica Drew), Bruce Miller (Jeff Hunt), Byron Scott (Billy Drew). Theme: “The Spider-Woman Theme” by Eric Rodgers. OPENING Voice: Look up on the building . . . it’s Spider-Woman. Visual: Scenes showing Jessica becoming Spider-Woman. Announcer (Dick Tufeld): This is Jessica Drew. When, as a child while visiting her father’s laboratory, she was bitten by a poisonous spider. Forced to try an untested spider serum [Number 34], Dr. Drew not only saved his daughter’s life, but ultimately gave her incredible spider-like powers. Dedicated to fighting evil while weaving her web of justice— Spider-Woman. STRANGE DAYS AT BLAKE HOLSEY HIGH (Discovery Kids, 2002–2006) Science blends with mystery as the students at Blake Holsey High School encounter and solve mysterious happenings that occur after chemicals from an accident at Paradyne Labs affect the area “with weird goings-on.”

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Cast: Emma Taylor-Isherwood (Josie Trent), Shadia Simmons (Corinne Baxter), Noah Reid (Marshall Wheeler), Michael Seater (Lucas Randall), Valerie Boyle (Amanda Durst), Jeff Douglas (Noel Zachary), Lawrence Bayne (Victor Pearson). OPENING Josie: Blake Holsey is not your ordinary boarding school. Not even close. See, I’ve stumbled onto a mystery with my friends. I’ve got a cool teacher [Prof. Zachary] but the principal [Amanda Durst] is definitely hiding something. And this guy, [visual seen] Victor Pearson, somehow he’s behind all the weird stuff that happens here. Is that floating ball of his [visual seen] the key to the mystery? We’re getting close, but in the meantime, there are strange days at Blake Holsey High. SUPER CIRCUS (ABC, 1949–1956) Circus variety acts. OPENING Clown: Snickers, that candy bar that has everything, especially peanuts; and 3 Musketeers, the chocolate-covered candy. Snickers and 3 Musketeers now take you inside the Super Circus arena. Our ringmaster is Claude Kirschner, who’s all ready to blow the whistle and start the Super Circus show. So come on, let’s get going . . . Claude: Ladies and gentlemen and children everywhere, your Super Circus is on once again with more laughs, thrills, and chills for your television entertainment. THE SUPER FRIENDS (ABC, 1973–1983) Aquaman, Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman team to battle evil. Voice Cast: Norman Alden, Bill Callaway (Aquaman), Olan Soule (Batman), Danny Dark (Superman), Shannon Farnon (Wonder Woman), Frank Welker (Marvin/Wonder Dog), Sherry Alberoni (Wendy). Theme: “The Super Friends” by Hoyt Curtin and Paul DeKorte. OPENING Narrator (William Woodson): In the great Hall of the Justice League, there are assembled the world’s four greatest heroes—created from the cosmic legends of the universe—Superman . . . Wonder Woman . . . Batman . . . Aquaman . . . And those three junior super friends, Wendy, Marvin, and Wonder Dog. Their mission: to fight injustice, to right that which is wrong, and to serve all mankind. THE SUPER HUMAN SAMURAI SYBER SQUAD (Syndicated, 1994–1995) A teen (Sam) able to enter electronic circuits after a computer glitch, becomes Servo, a Samurai-like champion, to battle Kilokahn, an evil virus that is bent on controlling technology.

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Cast: Matthew Lawrence (Sam Collins), Robin Mary Florence (Sydney Forrester), Troy Slaten (Amp), Kevin Castro (Tank), Jaymie Betcher (Jennifer Doyle), Glenn Beaudin (Malcolm Fink), Tim Curry (voice of Kilokahn). Theme: “The Super Human Samurai Syber Squad” by Mark Simon. OPENING Announcer: The evil Kilokahn lives inside computer circuits. With the help of Malcolm Fink, he creates megaviruses, monsters to attack electronic systems. Meanwhile a freak accident turns Sam Collins into Servo. His friends join forces in their Samurai attack vehicles. Together they transform into The Super Human Samurai Syber Squad. TARZAN AND THE SUPER 7 (CBS, 1978–1980) The overall title for Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle (see following title) and The Super 7, heroes who battle evil. Super 7 Voice Cast: Linda Gary, Michael Bell, Lennie Weinrib, Alan Oppenheimer, Howard Morris, Diane Pershing, Joan Van Ark, Kim Hamilton. Theme: “Tarzan and the Super 7” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Announcer: The Super 7 . . . Kelly Webster, crime fighter who uses the power of insects to thwart evil . . . The Super 7 . . . Manta and Moray, protecting the world’s sea creatures . . . The Super 7 . . . The Freedom Force with Isis and other legendary heroes [Hercules, Merlin, Sinbad, and Super Samurai] . . . The Super 7 . . . Micro Woman and Super Stretch, incredible adventurers with the world’s most incredible superheroes . . . Fun, thrills and adventures with the most amazing superheroes—The Super 7! TARZAN, LORD OF THE JUNGLE (CBS, 1976–1978) Adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs’s stories about Tarzan as he battles evil in Africa. Voice Cast: Robert Ridgely (Tarzan), Linda Gary, Joan Gerber, Ted Cassidy, Jane Webb, Alan Oppenheimer. Theme: “Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Tarzan: The jungle, here I was born. And here my parents died when I was an infant. I would have soon perished too had I not been found by a kindly she ape named Kahla who adopted me as her own and taught me the ways of the wild. I learned quickly, growing stronger each day. And now I share the friendship and trust of all jungle animals. The jungle is filled with beauty, danger, and lost cities filled with good and evil. This is my domain. And I protect those who come here for I am . . . Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle.

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TATTOOED TEENAGE ALIEN FIGHTERS FROM BEVERLY HILLS (USA, 1994–1995) A friendly alien (Nimbar) recruits four teenagers from Beverly Hills to battle Gorganus, an evil being bent on ruling the Earth. Cast: Richard Nason (Gordon Healey), Leslie Danon (Laurie Foster), K. Jill Sorgen (Drew Vincent), Rugg Williams (Swinton Sawyer), Ed Gilbert (Gorganus), Glenn Shadix (Nimbar). OPENING Nimbar: Molecular, home planet to the diabolical Gorganus, has vowed to use his army of alien monsters to conquer Earth, the focal point of a system of Power Balls he needs to rule the Earth. I am Nimbar, head protector of the Power Balls. To carry out my mission, stop Gorganus, I have chosen four teenagers from Beverly Hills [Gordon, Laurie, Drew, Swinton]. I summon them by flashing their tattoos, transforming them into galactic sentinels. The fate of the Earth depends on the Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters from Beverly Hills. TEEN WIN, LOSE OR DRAW (Disney Channel, 1989) Teenagers draw words to enable their teammates to identify persons, places, or things. OPENING Announcer: It’s the game that everybody’s playing—Teen Win, Lose or Draw. Come in and let’s meet today’s special guests: From Out of This World, it’s Maureen Flannigan and from The Wonder Years, Jason Hervey and your host of Teen Win, Lose or Draw, Marc Price. TELECOMICS (NBC, 1950–1951) Comic-book-like cartoon adventures. OPENING Announcer: Telecomics, the thrilling day-to-day adventures of your favorite comic book characters—Danny March, Space Barton, and Kid Champion. THE 13 GHOSTS OF SCOOBY-DOO (ABC, 1985–1986) Scooby-Doo, the cowardly Great Dane, finds and opens a chest that releases thirteen ghosts; now only he and his friends (Shaggy and Daphne) can save the world by returning them to the chest. Voice Cast: Vincent Price (Vincent Van Ghoul), Don Messick (Scooby-Doo), Casey Kasem (Shaggy), Heather North (Daphne).

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OPENING Visual: A mysterious chest with a demon lock. Vincent: This is a warning to all living mortals that whosoever opens this chest will release thirteen of the most terrifying ghosts on the face of the Earth. Visual: Scooby-Doo opening the chest. Vincent: Only you [referring to Scooby-Doo] can return the demons to the chest. THE THREE ROBONIC STOOGES (CBS, 1978–1981) Modern-day version of The Three Stooges wherein Moe, Larry, and Curly are robots designed to battle evil for their boss, Triple O. Voice Cast: Paul Winchell (Moe), Joe Baker (Larry), Frank Welker (Curly), Ross Martin (Triple O). OPENING Announcer: Built from the world’s finest electronic parts . . . Designed to be the world’s most perfect electronic robots. Faster than a speeding locomotive . . . Able to leap tall villains in a single spring—the Three Robonic Stooges. Starring Larry, Moe, and Curly—the world’s wackiest superheroes in the world’s wackiest adventures. With Woofer and Whimper, dog detectives. THUNDAAR THE BARBARIAN (ABC/NBC, 1980–1984) Futuristic Hercules-like warrior, Thundaar, battles evil on a reborn planet Earth. Voice Cast: Robert Ridgely (Thundaar), Nellie Bellflower (Princess Ariel), Henry Corden (Ookla the Mok). OPENING Narrator (Dick Tufeld): Thundaar the Barbarian! From outer space comes a runaway planet racing between the Earth and the moon, unleashing cosmic destruction. Then civilization is cast into ruin. Two thousand years later, the Earth is reborn. A strange new world of savagery, superscience, and sorcery. But one man bursts his bonds to fight for justice. With his companions Ookla the Mok and Princess Ariel, he pits his strength, his courage, and his fabulous Sun Sword against the forces of evil—Thundaar the Barbarian. THUNDER (NBC, 1977–1978) The adventures shared by young Cindy Prescott (Melora Hardin) and her horse, Thunder. Clint Ritchie and Melissa Converse play Cindy’s parents, Bill and Ann Prescott. OPENING Announcer: Thunder, the adventures of a superhorse. Costarring Clint Ritchie, Melissa Converse, Melora Hardin, Justin Randi—and that little mule with the big appetite, Cupcake.

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THUNDERBIRDS (Syndicated, 1968) Marionette adventure about Thunderbirds, Inc., an international rescue team. Voices: Peter Dyneley, Shane Rimmer, David Holliday, Matt Zimmerman, Sylvia Anderson. Theme: “Thunderbirds” by Barry Gray. OPENING Announcer: Five, four, three, two, one . . . Thunderbirds are go! TIMMY AND LASSIE (CBS, 1957–1964) The adventures shared by a young boy (Timmy Martin) and his dog, Lassie. Cast: Cloris Leachman, June Lockhart (Ruth Martin), Jon Shepodd, Hugh Reilly (Paul Martin), Jon Provost (Timmy Martin). ORIGINAL OPENING Timmy (calling Lassie): Lassie! Lassie! . . . Announcer: Starring Cloris Leachman . . . Jon Shepodd . . . Jon Provost as Timmy and, of course, Lassie. REVISED OPENING Timmy (calling Lassie): Lassie! Lassie! . . . Announcer: Starring June Lockhart . . . Hugh Riley . . . Jon Provost as Timmy and, of course, Lassie. THE UNDERDOG SHOW (NBC, 1964–1966) Unassuming Shoeshine Boy is secretly Underdog, a daring crusader for justice. Voice Cast: Wally Cox (Underdog), Norma Macmillan (Sweet Polly Purebred) OPENING Announcer (George S. Irving): The Underdog Show. Underdog (voice of Wally Cox): There’s no need to fear . . . Underdog is here! Announcer: Time once again for The Underdog Show, starring that champion of champions, Underdog! VALLEY OF THE DINOSAURS (CBS, 1974–1976) A modern family interacts with a cave family (and vice versa) when they are caught in a whirlpool and transported to the prehistoric era. Voice Cast: Mike Road (John Butler), Shannon Farnon (Kim Butler), Margene Fudenna (Katie Butler), Jackie Earle Haley (Greg Butler), Alan Oppenheimer (Gorak), Joan Gerber (Gera), Melanie Baker (Tana), Stacey Bertheau (Lock). Theme: “Valley of the Dinosaurs” by Hoyt Curtin.

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OPENING Announcer: Deep in the heart of the Amazon, the Butler family was exploring an uncharted river canyon. Suddenly, caught up in a violent whirlpool, they were propelled through an underground cavern and flung into a hostile world of giant prehistoric creatures—a world that time forgot. Now, befriended by a family of cave dwellers, each day is an adventure in survival for the Butlers in The Valley of the Dinosaurs. VOLTRON—DEFENDER OF THE UNIVERSE (Syndicated, 1984) Voltron, an indestructible alien robot from the planet Arus, battles to protect the friendly planets of the Galaxy Alliance from evil. Voice Cast: Peter Cullen (Commander Hawkins), Tress MacNeille (Merla), Neil Ross (Keith), Jack Angel (Cossack), Michael Bell (Lance), Lennie Weinrib (Hunk). OPENING Narrator: From days long ago, from an uncharted region of the universe, comes a legend—the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe. A mighty robot, loved by the good, feared by the evil. As Voltron’s legend grew, peace settled across the galaxy. On planet Earth, a galactic alliance was formed with the good planets in the solar system. They maintained peace throughout the universe—until a new horrible menace swept the galaxy. Voltron was needed once more. This is the story of a super force and space explorers, specially trained and sent by the alliance to bring back Voltron—Defender of the Universe. THE WESTWIND (NBC, 1975–1976) Underwater photographer Steve Andrews and his wife, Kate, owners of the yacht Westwind, travel with their children Robin and Tom, seeking to further their knowledge of the sea. Cast: Van Williams (Steve Andrews), Niki Dantine (Kate), Kimberly Beck (Robin), Steve Burns (Tom). Theme: “The Westwind” by Richard LaSalle. OPENING Announcer: The Westwind . . . a voyage into danger . . . Starring Van Williams . . . Niki Dantine . . . Costarring Kimberly Beck and Steve Burns. WINKY DINK AND YOU (CBS, 1953–1957; Syndicated, 1969) Home viewers, through the use of a “magic transparent screen” and four wax crayons, participate by drawing what the host calls for to help the animated Winky Dink and his dog Woofer out of scrapes. Jack Barry hosts the CBS version; Mae Questel (Winky Dink) and Dayton Allen (Woofer) provide the 1969 voice cast. Theme: “Winky Dink and You” by John Gart.

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CBS OPENING Winky Dink: Hi, kids. Put your magic screen in front of your TV screen and rub it hard with your magic cloth and make it hold fast. Woofer: And then get ready to help us with your magic crayons in another exciting adventure of— Announcer: Winky Dink and You. SYNDICATED OPENING Winky Dink: Hi, kids. Put your Winky Dink magic screen on and rub hard with your magic cloth and make it hold fast. Woofer: And then be ready to help us with your magic crayons in another exciting adventure of Winky Dink and You. THE YOUNG SENTINELS (NBC, 1977–1978) An alien (Sentinel One) guides three Earthlings (Hercules, Astria, and Mercury) as they battle evil. Voice Cast: George DiCenzo (Hercules/Sentinel One), Dee Timberlake (Astria), Evan Kim (Mercury/Mo). Theme: “The Young Sentinels” by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael. OPENING Sentinel One: Many centuries ago, three athletes were transported from their native lands to my world. Here they were granted astounding powers and eternal youth. They were returned to Earth. Their mission: to watch over the human race, helping the good to survive and flourish. In the course of history, their names have become legends—Hercules, with the power and strength of a hundred men; Astria, able to assume any life form; Mercury, the amazing athlete who can match the speed of light. Working together with me, Sentinel One, and my maintenance robot, Mo, these teen guardians form the greatest team the world has ever known—The Young Sentinels.

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Because soap operas have exceptionally long casts and continually changing storylines only the program opening is listed. Many soap operas have a musical introduction only, while others have only an announcer relating the show’s title. The programs included here are those that have a title with the sponsor’s pitch and those with an announcer introduction beyond the title. AS THE WORLD TURNS (CBS, 1956–2010) OPENING FROM 1958 Announcer: And now for the next 30 minutes, As the World Turns. OPENING FROM 1980 Announcer: As the World Turns. This portion of As the World Turns is brought to you by Playtex. Visual: Jane Russell—first seen in a still, then addressing the viewer. Jane: That’s Jane Russell full-figured then and full-figured now. We girls know how to keep our full figures lovely and pretty under the smoothest fashions—with the 18-Hour Playtex Seamless bra—not a seam showing to spoil that smooth look. Try the Playtex 18-Hour bra. Full figures never looked better. Announcer: And now As the World Turns. THE BRIGHTER DAY (CBS, 1955–1962) OPENING Announcer: The Brighter Day . . . This portion of The Brighter Day is brought to you by Trend, America’s favorite brand for dishes. [The program then begins.] DAYS OF OUR LIVES (NBC, 1965– ) OPENING Macdonald Carey: Like sands through the hour glass, so are the Days of Our Lives. This is Macdonald Carey and these are the Days of Our Lives. 217

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THE EDGE OF NIGHT (CBS, 1956–1984) OPENING Show Announcer: Presenting . . . The Edge of Night . . . Brought to you today by Maidenform. Visual: Girl at a party. Commercial Announcer: When things start moving and it’s time to get in on the action [dancing] keep your eye on Maidenform. The trick is Trica-lastic by Maidenform, the lighter nylon bra for extra control for extra support . . . for daylong, feather-like comfort; the trick is Tric-a-lastic, the new bra from Maidenform. Show Announcer: And now . . . The Edge of Night. THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS (1950–1952) OPENING Announcer: The First Hundred Years, the prize-winning drama written by Jean Holloway and brought to you by Tide—T-I-D-E—Tide, the washday miracle that gives you the cleanest clothes in town. GENERAL HOSPITAL (ABC, 1963– ) OPENING FROM 1967 Announcer (Ed Chandler): General Hospital . . . Brought to you by Playtex Living Stretch bra; by Rolaids, in the handy roll and new family-size bottle; and by Cope, relieves women’s everyday headaches. THE GUIDING LIGHT (CBS, 1952–2009) OPENING Announcer: And now The Guiding Light . . . Created by Irna Phillips . . . Presented by Duz, the soap that does everything in your washing machine; and Ivory Soap, the most famous soap in the world. HAWKINS FALLS: A TELEVISION NOVEL (NBC, 1950–1955) Personality sketches of life in the small American town of Hawkins Falls as seen through the eyes of Clate Weathers (Frank Dane), the editor of the local newspaper. OPENING Announcer (Hugh Downs): NBC Presents . . . In Hawkins Falls, people say . . . Girl (reading from a book): Let trouble follow in your footsteps, but don’t let it catch up with you . . . Theme Plays: “Skip to My Lou” as the girl places the book down to show the title “Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel” . . . Announcer: Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel that tells the story of life in small-town U.S.A.

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THE INNER FLAME (NBC, 1955) OPENING Announcer: Jell-O, America’s favorite gelatin desert, and Baker’s chocolate, the favorite of finest cooks for nearly twenty years, brings you The Inner Flame. And now, The Inner Flame. LOVE OF LIFE (CBS, 1951–1980) OPENING Announcer: Hello, everyone, Don Hancock speaking. Welcome to Love of Life. Here’s one way to stretch your money [visual of a stretched dollar bill]. But a better way is to stop paying fancy prices for floor wax. Get Aerowax and save twenty-eight cents a pint. And you’ll like Aerowax or your money back. And now Love of Life, the exciting story of Vanessa Dale in her courageous struggle for human dignity. MORNING STAR (NBC, 1965–1966) OPENING Announcer: No matter how the dark the night, there is always a new dawn to come. The sun is but a morning star. Morning Star, a dramatic serial for those who face today and look forward to tomorrow’s promise. NEVER TOO YOUNG (ABC, 1965–1966) OPENING Song: . . . Say you’ll be my girl and we’ll show the world we’re never too young . . . Announcer (Roger Christian): Never Too Young is brought to you by Borden’s and Elsie [Borden’s cow logo], a friend of every family; by Certs, the candy breath mint, the tastiest mint of all; and by new One-a-Day multivitamins plus iron. PEYTON PLACE (ABC, 1964–1969) OPENING Announcer (Dick Tufeld): This is the continuing story of Peyton Place starring Dorothy Malone as Constance MacKenzie . . . Ed Nelson as Michael Rossi . . . Ryan O’Neal as Rodney Harrington . . . Barbara Parkins as Betty Anderson . . . Tim O’Connor as Elliott Carson . . . Christopher Connelly as Norman Harrington . . . Patricia Morrow as Rita Harrington . . . James Douglas as Steven Cord. Peyton Place, brought to you by. . . PORTIA FACES LIFE (CBS, 1954–1955) OPENING Announcer: Portia Faces Life . . . the story of a not-too-perfect marriage . . . Brought to you by Grape Nuts Flakes, the new Grape Nuts Flakes that are crispier than ever.

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THE ROAD OF LIFE (CBS, 1954–1955) OPENING Announcer (Nelson Case): The Road of Life, written by Charles Gussman. Brought to you today by Dreme shampoo; it helps your permanent hold its curl. And Crisco, America’s favorite vegetable shortening. It’s digestible. SEARCH FOR TOMORROW (CBS, 1951–1986) OPENING Announcer: New liquid Joy with spectacular grease-cutting in the dishpan; and Spic and Span, America’s once-over cleaner for linoleum, painted walls, and woodwork, present Search for Tomorrow. THE SECRET STORM (CBS, 1954–1974) OPENING Announcer: The Secret Storm. Hello, everyone, Don Hancock speaking. Welcome to The Secret Storm. Everyone loves the fragrance of beautiful flowers. It’s nature’s own perfume and that’s why housewives are welcoming Wizard Spring Bouquet, the new push-button scent that keeps your home smelling sweet all year around. A TIME FOR US (ABC, 1965) OPENING Announcer: A Time for Us . . . Brought to you today by Dristan nasal mist for relief of sinus congestion and by Sleep-Eze, the non-habit-forming aid to sleep. VALIANT LADY (CBS, 1953–1957) OPENING Announcer: General Mills, makers of Gold Medal kitchen-tested flour, America’s favorite flour by far; and Bisquick, the all-in-one mix present Valiant Lady. THE YOUNG MARRIEDS (ABC, 1964–1965) OPENING Announcer (Mike Laurence): The Young Marrieds . . . Brought to you by Lysol, the best way to destroy household germs; by Carnation evaporated milk, now velvetized for better cooking; and by Rolaids in the handy roll or new family-size bottle.

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All openings listed are typical for that series, as guests differ from episode to episode. THE ALAN YOUNG SHOW (CBS, 1950–1953) Comedian Alan Young oversees as program of music, comedy, and song. OPENING Chorus: Come on, let’s go to The Alan Young Show . . . Announcer: Presented by Esso Standard Oil Company and 25,000 independent Esso dealers . . . Chorus: You get something more at your happy motor station and you get more fun with Alan Young. [Alan then appears on stage to begin the program.] THE AMAZING DUNNINGER (Syndicated, 1968) Feats of mind reading by mentalist Joseph Dunninger. OPENING Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, I’m Bob Delaney. For the next thirty minutes, you are going to see a performance by the most legendary showman of all time, the supreme mentalist who demonstrates his strange ability to tell you what you are thinking—the Amazing Dunninger. Dunninger disclaims the possession of any supernatural or psychic powers and insists that the purpose of his demonstrations is only to entertain you. Nevertheless, his telepathic mysteries have never been satisfactorily explained or duplicated. Dunninger has mystified countless millions and is now ready to mystify you and tonight’s special guest, Dyan Cannon. So sit back and prepare to be amazed by none other than The Amazing Dunninger.

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THE ANDY WILLIAMS SHOW (NBC, 1962–1967) Singer Andy Williams oversees a program of music and songs. TYPICAL OPENING Andy (singing): Moon River . . . wider than a mile. . . Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, Andy Williams . . . Andy (talking): Good evening and welcome to my show. My guests tonight are Barbara Eden . . . Noel Harrison . . . Jack Jones . . . Sue Ellen Taylor . . . Now that you’ve met my guests, I’d like you to meet some of my hosts for this evening . . . Announcer: The Andy William Show is brought to you tonight by Prell, new liquid Prell—Prell puts “the ooooh in shampoo” and Blue Bonnet margarine, everything’s better with Blue Bonnet on it. ARLENE DAHL’S BEAUTY SPOT (ABC, 1965–1966) Five-minute program, broadcast first following the soap opera Never Too Young then Dark Shadows, of beauty tips and advice for women. Hosted by Arlene Dahl. OPENING Announcer: Arlene Dahl’s Beauty Spot with Arlene Dahl . . . Brought to you by Clairol, creators of the exciting natural look in beauty. ART LINKLETTER’S HOUSE PARTY (CBS, 1952–1969) Daily program of music and audience-participation segments hosted by Art Linkletter. OPENING Announcer: Come on in, it’s Art Linkletter’s House Party. From Television City in Hollywood, it’s Art Linkletter’s House Party. And now here’s the star of our show, Art Linkletter. ARTHUR GODFREY TIME (CBS, 1952–1959) Humorist Arthur Godfrey oversees a program of talk, music, and songs. OPENING Announcer: It’s Arthur Godfrey Time, brought to you by the Frigidaire division of General Motors . . . and here he is now, Arthur Godfrey. ARTHUR GODFREY’S TALENT SCOUTS (CBS, 1948–1958) Performances by promising young talent. OPENING Chorus: Let’s have a glass of Lipton Ice Tea . . . Announcer (George Bryan): Lipton Tea, the brisk tea, and Lipton Soups, those delicious money-saving soups, present Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts . . .

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Chorus: And here comes Arthur Godfrey and the talent is on its way . . . Announcer: And now here’s that man himself, born on a farm in Virginia, Arthur Godfrey. THE ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE PARTY (ABC/DuMont/CBS/NBC, 1950–1960) Songs, music, and dance instruction hosted by Kathryn Murray. Theme: “Tales of the Vienna Woods” arranged by Ray Carter. OPENING Announcer (Ted Brown): The Arthur Murray Dance Party is brought to you by 5 Day deodorant pads. You’re always sure with 5 Day. There is always a warm welcome at any Arthur Murray studio party and this party is no exception. And here to greet you right now is your hostess, Arthur Murray’s favorite dancing partner, Kathryn Murray. AS CAESAR SEES IT (ABC, 1963–1964) Sid Caesar oversees a program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer: As Caesar Sees It starring Sid Caesar. Presented by Dutch Masters. Step up to a fine cigar—Dutch Masters. THE BEAUTIFUL PHYLLIS DILLER SHOW (NBC, 1968) Phyllis Diller oversees a program wherein she and her guests satirize world problems. Theme: “Theme from The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show” by Jack Elliott. OPENING Norm Crosby (using broken English): It’s The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show. And here she is, a person whose odd “debrasions” could never erase her protruding factors. A person who “embroiders” warmth, “exhumes” love, and when you look up the word gorgeous in “Rochet’s Metataris,” you will see it “defile” as the beautiful Phyllis Diller. THE BIG RECORD (CBS, 1957–1958) Patti Page oversees a program wherein singers perform the material that made them famous. Theme: “The Big Record” by Ervin Drake. OPENING Patti: Hi. Wait until you see what we have cooking for you tonight on The Big Record. Announcer: The Oldsmobile Division of General Motors and your authorized Oldsmobile quality dealers present . . .

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Chorus: The Big Record . . . Announcer: Live from New York, the music capital of the world . . . Chorus: The Big Record . . . Announcer: And here’s the girl to keep our records spinning, the star of our show, Miss Patti Page. THE BOB CROSBY SHOW (CBS, 1953–1954) Musician Bob Crosby oversees a program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood, The Bob Crosby Show, brought to you by C. A. Swanson and Sons, the nation’s leading packers of canned and frozen poultry. Chorus: Hello, hello, it’s The Bob Crosby Show . . . Announcer: With the Modernaires and Paula Kelly . . . Joanie O’Brien . . . Lord Richards . . . Jack Narz, and the Bobcats. And starring Bob Crosby. THE BOB NEWHART SHOW (NBC, 1961–1962) Comedian Bob Newhart as the host of a program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer: The following program is brought to you in living color on NBC . . . From Hollywood, The Bob Newhart Show . . . and now, here’s Bob. THE BOBBY GOLDSBORO SHOW (Syndicated, 1973) Singer Bobby Goldsboro oversees a program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer (Peter Cullen): The Bobby Goldsboro Show . . . Starring Bobby Goldsboro . . . with Bobby’s special guest stars, the Lennon Sisters . . . Ladies and gentlemen, Bobby Goldsboro. BROADWAY OPEN HOUSE (NBC, 1950–1951) Jerry Lester as the host of television’s first late-night variety program. OPENING Chorus: Here is the fella in charge of the show . . . and Jerry Lester is his name. [Jerry would then appear with the studio audience and begin the show with a series of jokes.] Announcer (Wayne Howell): With Dagmar, Barbara Nichols, David Street, the Eileen Burton Dancers, the Kirby Stone Quartet, and the band of Milton DeLugg. THE BUICK-BERLE SHOW (NBC, 1953–1955) A comical look at the preparations, including the mishaps and rehearsals, that gos into the making of a weekly variety show. Sponsored by Buick automobiles.

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Cast: Milton Berle (Himself), Arnold Stang (Francis), Ruth Gilbert (Max). Theme: “My Buick, My Love, and I” by Frank Skinner and Jack Brooks. OPENING Announcer (Jack Lescoulie): It’s The Buick Show . . . it’s The Berle Show . . . it’s The Buick-Berle Show . . . Presented by your Buick dealers . . . Chorus: Oh, I love to drive my Buick with my love sitting by my side . . . Announcer: Starring Milton Berle with Milton’s guests . . . Vic Damone . . . Jackie Cooper . . . Dagmar . . . and Denise Darcel . . . and sponsored by Buick and your Buick dealers. THE CAPTAIN AND TENNILLE (ABC, 1976–1977) Daryl Dragon and Toni Tennille (The Captain and Tennille) host a program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: The Captain and Tennille . . . with guest stars Loretta Swit . . . Rufus and Chaka Khan . . . Special guest star Paul Williams . . . and a special appearance by Ed McMahon . . . Ladies and gentlemen, The Captain and Tennille. THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW (CBS, 1967–1978) Carol Burnett oversees a program of music, song, and comedy. Theme: “So Glad We Had This Time Together” by Joe Hamilton. OPENING Announcer (Lyle Waggoner): From Television City in Hollywood, it’s The Carol Burnett Show with Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, and Tim Conway. CAVALCADE OF STARS (DuMont, 1949–1952) Early variety program that features guests as its hosts. OPENING Announcer: The Druggists of America in cooperation with the National Association of Retail Druggists presents Cavalcade of Stars . . . starring tonight Jackie Gleason. CHER (CBS, 1975–1976) Music, songs, and comedy with Cher as the host. OPENING Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood, CBS presents Cher. Tonight starring Tatum O’Neal with guest star from TV’s hit series M*A*S*H Wayne Rogers and special guest star Raquel Welch. Ladies and gentlemen, Cher.

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THE CHESTERFIELD SUPPER CLUB (NBC, 1949) A weekly program of music and songs sponsored by Chesterfield cigarettes and hosted by Perry Como. OPENING Announcer: NBC Television presents . . . The Chesterfield Supper Club with the Fontane Sisters . . . Mitchell Ayres and the Supper Club Orchestra . . . Martin Bloch with tonight’s guests Victor Borge and Patti Page . . . and starring Perry Como [who would begin the show with a song]. CIRCUS OF THE 21ST CENTURY (Syndicated, 1979) Cal Dodd and Sherisse Lawrence host a program of circus variety acts. OPENING Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, welcome one and all to the Circus of the 21st Century . . . starring Cal Dodd and Sherisse Lawrence. COKE TIME WITH EDDIE FISHER (NBC, 1953–1957) Singer Eddie Fisher hosts a program of music and songs. Themes: “Coca-Cola Signature” (a.k.a “The Coca-Cola Company Theme”) by Leonard W. Joy; “May I Sing to You” by Charles Tobias, Harry Akst, and Eddie Fisher. OPENING Announcer: Coke time is anytime, anywhere. It’s always time for ice-cold Coca-Cola . . . Eddie (singing): May I sing to you, won’t you listen to a song that’s in my heart . . . Announcer: The Coca-Cola Company presents Coke Time with Eddie Fisher with Fred Robbins, Jaye P. Morgan, The Echoes, Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra, and starring Eddie Fisher. THE COLGATE COMEDY HOUR (NBC, 1950–1955) Weekly guests host a program of music, song, and comedy. TYPICAL OPENINGS Announcer: The Colgate Comedy Hour starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello with their guests Margaret Whiting, the Nicholas Brothers, and presented by the Colgate-Palmolive-Peete Company, makers of Colgate dental cream, Palmolive brushless shaving cream, Fab, the new washing suds and Palmolive soap. And now, from Hollywood, it’s The Abbott and Costello Show.

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Announcer: The Colgate Comedy Hour starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis . . . With their guests Dick Humphries, Gretchen Houser, The Treniers, and Marvin S. Seed. Presented by the Colgate Palmolive Company, makers of Colgate dental cream that now contains Gardol; Rapid Shave instant lather, the lather that out-shaves any instant lather or cream; great new formula Fab, the more active dirt remover; and one hundred percent mild Palmolive soap for that school-girl complexion look. And now The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Show. COLISEUM (CBS, 1967) Guest hosts preside over a program of circus variety acts. OPENING Announcer: Tonight, from New York, Coliseum . . . starring Arthur Godfrey, with extra added attractions, the fabulous Trini Lopez, and featuring the world’s most thrilling artists in the air, on the ground, and in the tiger’s cage. THE DANNY KAYE SHOW (CBS, 1963–1967) Danny Kaye hosts a program of music, songs, and comedy. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Bern Bennett): From Television City in Hollywood, it’s The Danny Kaye Show . . . with Danny’s guests, Glynis Johns . . . the Big Three . . . the King Sisters . . . Paul Weston and His Orchestra, and special guest star Jo Stafford. Brought to you by Armstrong, makers of floors, building products, industrial materials and products for the care of your home. DATELINE HOLLYWOOD (ABC, 1967) Daily program that reports on the Hollywood scene. OPENING Announcer (Mike Laurence): From Hollywood it’s Dateline Hollywood with your hostess, Miss Joanna Barnes. Joanna: Hello and welcome to Dateline Hollywood. THE DAVID STEINBERG SHOW (CBS, 1972) Comedian David Steinberg oversees a program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer (Bill Thompson): The David Steinberg Show . . . with David’s guests John Astin, Patty Duke . . . Carly Simon . . . and James Taylor . . . and now, here’s David.

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THE DEAN MARTIN SHOW (NBC, 1965–1974) Dean Martin as the host of a weekly program of music, songs, and comedy. OPENING Announcer (Frank Burton): The Dean Martin Show . . . Starring Tony Bennett . . . Sid Caesar . . . Pat Henry . . . Charles Nelson Reilly . . . and Les Brown and His Band of Renown. DEAN MARTIN’S COMEDY WORLD (NBC, 1974) Summer program of comedy segments from around the country. OPENING Announcer: Dean Martin’s Comedy World with your hosts Barbara Feldon, Nipsey Russell, and Jackie Cooper all in Dean Martin’s Comedy World. THE DES O’CONNOR SHOW (NBC, 1970–1971) British entertainer Des O’Connor hosts a program of variety acts. OPENING Announcer (Paul Griffith): From London, Kraft Music Hall presents The Des O’Connor Show starring Phil Harris, Cathy Shore . . . Special guests stars Bob and Ray, and here is your host, Des O’Connor. All brought to you by Kraft. Kraft for good food and good food ideas. DICK CLARK’S LIVE WEDNESDAY (NBC, 1978) Live program of celebrity performances. OPENING Announcer (Charlie O’Donnell): Tonight, September 20, 1978, live from the NBC studios in Burbank, California, it’s Dick Clark’s Live Wednesday . . . Starring Jimmy and Kristy McNichol . . . Rick Nelson . . . Comedian Johnny Yune . . . the L.A. Rams cheerleaders . . . and special guest star Miss Diana Ross. DINAH AND HER NEW BEST FRIENDS (CBS, 1976) Summer program of celebrity performances hosted by Dinah Shore. OPENING Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood, Dinah and Her New Best Friends . . . Diana Canova, Bruce Kimmel, Gary Mule Dear . . . with tonight’s guest Jim Stafford and special guest George Carlin. Ladies and gentlemen, Dinah Shore.

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THE DINAH SHORE CHEVY SHOW (NBC, 1951–1956) Singer Dinah Shore hosts a program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: The following program is brought to you in compatible color, pioneered and developed by RCA. [Visual reads “This program is being televised in color and black and white.”] Theme Music Plays: See the USA in Your Chevrolet . . . Announcer: Your Chevrolet dealers who proudly present the record-breaking 1956 Chevrolet, brings you, twice each week from Hollywood, The Dinah Show Chevy Show. And here she is now, Miss Dinah Shore. THE DON HO SHOW (ABC, 1976–1977) Music and songs with singer Don Ho as the host. OPENING Chorus: From Hawaii, island paradise . . . Announcer: From the beach at Waikiki, The Don Ho Show with Don and his gang and special guest Rip Taylor. THE DON RICKLES SHOW (ABC, 1968–1969) Insult comic Don Rickles hosts a program of comedy, music, and songs. OPENING (from first episode) Announcer (Pat McCormick): The American Broadcasting Company humbly invites you to spend the next half hour of your life with The Don Rickles Show with guest star Danny Thomas. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to The Don Rickles Show. I’m Pat McCormick. This is Don’s first show. A first show is quite an occasion for anyone, but for Don, who’s a delicate, sweet, shy person, it’s a terrifying moment. Don is in his dressing room now clutching on some sort of soft blanket. But if you really give him an enthusiastic welcome, I’m sure he’ll come out. So here he is, Mr. Warmth himself, Don Rickles. CLOSING Don: What can I say, folks? That’s it for tonight. Let me close our show by saying sincerely that my humor is directed in a way to laugh at ourselves. If you accept it in that spirit, I am deeply grateful. Will Rogers once said, “I never picked on a little guy, only big people.” And I say to this entire audience tonight, you’ve been pretty big. Let’s enjoy while He gives us time. It’s been our premiere show and our premiere night and I want to thank each and every one of you for being so nice. Good night and bless you. Pat: This has been a Mark Goodson–Bill Todman production in association with Mindy Beth Productions.

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THE DONALD O’CONNOR SHOW (Syndicated, 1968) Actor Donald O’Connor as the host of a celebrity interview program. OPENING Announcer (Joyce Jameson): Hey, it’s time to have words. It’s time to have music. It’s time to have words and music on The Donald O’Connor Show. Our guests on the now Donald O’Conversation show are Hank Ballard, Don Cherry, Guy Marks, Terry Moore, Sue Raney, and the fabulous songwriters. Now, here’s Donald O’Connor. THE DONNY AND MARIE SHOW (ABC, 1976–1979) Donny Osmond and his sister Marie host a lively program of music, songs, and comedy. OPENING Announcer: The Donny and Marie Show . . . with tonight’s guests Debby Boone and Paul Williams. Ladies and gentlemen, Donny and Marie. THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (CBS, 1955–1971) Ed Sullivan hosts a program of variety acts. Originally titled Toast of the Town (1948–1955). OPENING Announcer: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Tonight, from New York, The Ed Sullivan Show brought to you by Nabisco, makers of Shredded Wheat . . . Premium Saltine crackers . . . Oreo Cream sandwich cookies, and so many other good things to eat. And by Pall Mall Gold One Hundreds—extra long at both ends, so it filters farther for a milder smoke, puff after puff, milder than ever. And now, live from New York, Ed Sullivan. THE ED WYNN SHOW (CBS 1949–1950) Early program of music and comedy hosted by comedian Ed Wynn. OPENING Announcer (Bob Lemond): From Hollywood, Camel cigarettes presents Ed Wynn and Ed’s guests, the Three Stooges and Helen Forrest . . . Camel Cigarettes presents Ed Wynn. THE ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK SHOW (ABC, 1970) Singer Engelbert Humperdinck hosts a weekly program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: The Engelbert Humperdinck Show starring Engelbert Humperdinck with guests Jose Feliciano, Barbara Eden, and special guest stars

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Dionne Warwick and the fabulous Tom Jones. Engelbert Humperdinck is presented this evening by Fabergé. For the love of life, Fabergé. THE ERNIE KOVACS SHOW (NBC, 1955) Satire with master comedian Ernie Kovacs. OPENING Announcer (Bill Wendell): The Ernie Kovacs Show . . . With Edie Adams . . . Matt Dennis . . . and Archie Koty and His Orchestra. FORD STARTIME (NBC, 1959–1960) Variety programs featuring a different story and cast each week. OPENING Announcer: Ford Startime, TV’s finest hour, proudly presents “George Burns in the Big Time,” starring Jack Benny, Eddie Cantor, and Bobby Darin. THE FRANK SINATRA SHOW (CBS, 1950–1952) Frank Sinatra hosts a casual program of music and songs. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Ken Roberts): It’s B-U-L-O-V-A, Bulova watch time; America runs on Bulova time. And now Bulova, on behalf of its 15,000 distributors, presents The Frank Sinatra Show and our stars tonight—Dagmar, Tim Herbert, Don Saxon, and Eileen Barton. You’ll see Joe Bushkin and Jimmy Hutton; music by Axel Stordahl; and starring Frank Sinatra [who would then begin the show with a song]. THE FRED WARING SHOW (CBS, 1957) Band leader Fred Waring oversees a program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: General Electric presents The Fred Waring Show, an hour of music, fun, and entertainment featuring the Pennsylvanians [Fred’s orchestra] and starring Fred Waring. GARROWAY AT LARGE (NBC, 1949) Humorist Dave Garroway hosts a casual program of chatter, music, and songs. Theme: “Sentimental Journey” by Les Brown, Ben Homer, and Bud Green. OPENING Announcer: Garroway at Large . . . Presented by Congoleum-Narin, Inc., makers of guaranteed floor and wall coverings . . . [Host Dave Garroway appears and, over his theme song playing in the background, welcomes viewers.]

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THE GEORGE GOBEL SHOW (NBC, 1954–1957) Comedian George Gobel oversees a variety program of music, songs, and comedy. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: Dial shampoo, the new squeeze-bottle shampoo that gives you that diamond sparkle look presents . . . The George Gobel Show . . . Starring George Gobel . . . With Hollywood’s Jeff Hunter . . . from Ohio, Peggy King . . . our very own John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra. Now, settle back and relax, friends, for here is the star of our show, the young man who now finds himself at the wrong end of a television set, George Gobel. GIRL TALK (Syndicated, 1963–1970) Daily discussion program wherein women tackle current-day issues. OPENING Host: Hi everyone, I’m Virginia Graham and may I welcome you to Girl Talk. I’ll return after these messages. GLENN MILLER TIME (CBS, 1961) Orchestra leader Glenn Miller hosts a program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: It’s Glenn Miller Time . . . Featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra under the direction of Ray McKinley . . . Also starring Johnny Desmond . . . Patsy Clark . . . and Midge and Bill Haggett. Glenn Miller Time is brought to you tonight by Jell-O, the happy answer for that question— What’s for dessert? Jell-O. THE GOLDDIGGERS (Syndicated, 1971) Talented young women, called the Golddiggers, host a weekly program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer: Chevrolet presents The Golddiggers starring Charles Nelson Reilly, Larry Storch, Louisa Moritz, with special guest star Vicki Carr . . . and the Golddiggers. The Golddiggers is brought to you by Chevrolet. Chevrolet, building a better way to see the U.S.A. GROOVY (Syndicated, 1968–1970) Music and songs geared to teenagers and coupled with “bikini contests” (beauty pageant-like contest seeking the prettiest girls), pie fights, and a game called “The Generation Gap” (teens have to answer questions regarding the past, while adults responded to questions about the present). Originally aired locally in Los Angeles from 1967–1968 with Robert W. Morgan as the host. Hosted by Michael Blodgett, then Kam Nelson.

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OPENING Song: See the sunshine, groovy . . . The afternoon so groovy . . . Announcer: From the resort capital of the world, beautiful Palm Springs, California, its Groovy, the now show from the sunshine, sand, and bikini country. Turn on the happenings of the pop sound scene and people of today. And now here’s your Groovy host, Michael Blodgett. THE GRAND OLE OPRY (ABC, 1955–1956) Weekly program of country and western music. OPENING Announcer: You’ll hear old-time fiddle, the singing and dancing fun of America’s greatest tradition in entertainment—The Grand Ole Opry; live, just as it happens; one full hour of country music and comedy sent your way by Purina; Purina, the greatest name in livestock and poultry feeding. GUEST SHOT (Syndicated, 1962) A look at the off-screen lives of celebrities. Hosted by Army Archerd. Theme: “Guest Shot Theme” by Harper MacKay and Scott Hunt. TYPICAL OPENINGS Announcer: Tonight, the private lives of . . . Jayne Mansfield as she demonstrates her physical fitness program . . . and Rod Taylor, as we go sailing on his forty-foot ketch . . . all on tonight’s Guest Shot. Announcer: Tonight, the private lives of . . . Tina Louise, lovely Hollywood actress, as she reveals her gymnastic secrets . . . and TV’s Davy Crockett, Fess Parker, as he relaxes on the golf course . . . all on this week’s Guest Shot, the program that goes behind the glitter and lights of Hollywood. THE GUY MITCHELL SHOW (CBS/NBC, 1957–1958) Singer Guy Mitchell oversees a program of music and songs. TYPICAL OPENING Chorus: There’s a guy here who wants to meet you and he’s waiting in the wings . . . Announcer: Yes, it’s The Guy Mitchell Show with tonight’s guests, Mindy Carson and the dancing Dunhills. Presented by Max Factor, makers of Curl Control that gives you the blessing of a permanent with the ease of a spray; Sebb shampoo, the happy shampoo that gets rid of dandruff; and Hi Fi Fluid makeup, the makeup that makes you look natural and lovely in any light. Chorus: He’s a Guy by the name of Mitchell for this is The Guy Mitchell Show.

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HAPPY DAYS (CBS, 1970) Louis Nye hosts a summer program that recalls the music, song, dance, and comedy of the 1930s. OPENING Announcer: Yes, it’s time for Happy Days with Bob and Ray, Chuck McCann, Laara Lacey, Julie McWhirter, Alan Copeland, Bill Overland, Jim MacGeorge, the Happy Days Band, with Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson, the Wisa D’Orso Dancers, the Happy Days Singers, and our special guest star Buddy Rich. And now our host of Happy Days, Louis Nye. Louis: Good evening, everybody, from the fabulous Happy Days Ballroom here in downtown Hollywood, California, the Columbia Broadcasting System is bringing you the music and manner of this wonderful decade, the 1930s. HEE HAW (CBS, 1969–1971; Syndicated, 1971) Country and western music, songs, and skits. OPENING Announcer: Welcome to Hee Haw with special guests Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty . . . Starring Buck Owens and Roy Clark . . . and the Hee Haw gang . . . Archie Campbell, Grandpa Jones, Gunilla Hutton, Junior Samples, Lulu Roman, the Hagars, Cathy Baker. Buck: The Hee Haw gang is a raring to go. Roy: We’re ready with a great big, brand new show. [Roy and Buck then begin the show with a song.] THE HELEN REDDY SHOW (NBC, 1973) Singer Helen Reddy hosts a program of music and songs that replaced The Flip Wilson Show during the summer of 1973. OPENING Announcer: Flip Wilson presents . . . The Helen Reddy Show . . . Tonight, Helen’s guests are Albert Brooks, B. B. King, the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet, and the New Seekers. HERE COME THE STARS (Syndicated, 1968) George Jessel, the “toastmaster general of the United States,” hosts programs that honor special guests. OPENING (for guest Rod Serling) Announcer: A glittering celebrity night at the nation’s smartest show place— George Jessel’s Here Come the Stars, a formal dinner party in tribute to guest of honor Rod Serling and special guest stars Joey Adams, Jean Pierre Aumont, Carol Burnett, Rory Calhoun, Dan Dailey, Billy Daniels, Marty

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Ingels, Rich Little, Ralph Nelson, Pamela Paul, Mickey Shaughnessy. Produced by Ernest D. Glucksman. In a moment, Here Come the Stars. HIPPODROME (CBS, 1966) London-based program of entertainment acts. OPENING Announcer: From London—Hippodrome with this week’s host Bill Dana . . . Guest starring the Everly Brothers . . . Starring Dusty Springfield . . . and the world’s top variety circus performers . . . with Peter Knight and His Orchestra. Hippodrome, brought to you by . . . HOLLYWOOD BACKSTAGE (Syndicated, 1965) Reports on Hollywood, showcasing the people, the parties, and the premieres. OPENING Host (John Willis): Let’s go—Hollywood Backstage! Hollywood Backstage, exciting stars, premieres, glamorous parties, exclusive interviews—all in color. The fascinating world of Hollywood and its people; let’s go Hollywood Backstage. This is John Willis at Sunset and Vine in the heart of Hollywood, ready to take you behind the scenes to Hollywood Backstage, the magic kingdom whose personalities are the royalty of entertainment. On this program, another glittering lineup of stars and the glamour in which they live; you are about to have an intimate look at these and other well-known celebrities and their glamorous world called Hollywood. After this short message, we’ll go Hollywood Backstage. THE HOLLYWOOD PALACE (ABC, 1964–1970) Entertainment acts from the stage of the Hollywood Palace. Theme: “Put on a Happy Face” by Lee Adams and Charles Strouse. OPENING Announcer (Dick Tufeld): From Hollywood, the heart of the entertainment world, The Hollywood Palace, with your host, Don Knotts. Tonight starring Charo . . . Bobby Goldsboro . . . Joey Heatherton . . . We’ll return to The Hollywood Palace after a word from one of our sponsors. THE HUDSON BROTHERS SHOW (CBS, 1974–1977) Weekly program of outlandish comedy. OPENING Announcers (three squeaky-voiced, tap dancing girls): Good evening, tonight from Television City in Hollywood, we proudly present The Hudson Brothers Show . . . Ladies and gentlemen, the Hudson Brothers.

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HULLABALOO (NBC, 1965–1966) Weekly program of performances by music personalities. OPENING Chorus: Feel that beat comin’ strong . . . feel like you wanna come along . . . Announcer: Tonight on Hullabaloo . . . Baby Jane Holzer . . . the Backporch Majority . . . the Outsiders . . . Joe Tex . . . Chorus: So maybe it’s getting through to you, it’s Hullabaloo. THE ICE PALACE (CBS, 1971) Weekly program of variety performances. OPENING Announcer: Tonight, Carol Lawrence at The Ice Palace . . . with Godfrey Cambridge and skating star Gisela Head . . . the Bob Turk Ice Dancers . . . and now starring at The Ice Palace, Miss Carol Lawrence. THE JACK BENNY HOUR (CBS, 1950) Comedy, music, and songs in the original hour version of what would become the half-hour Jack Benny Program. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer: The Jack Benny Hour . . . Starring Jack Benny . . . With his stars the Maguire Sisters and his special guest star Danny Thomas . . . the Marquis family [the Marquis Chimps] featuring Jack [Benny] and those wonderful monkeys . . . With David Rose and His Orchestra . . . Brought to you by Benrus, makers of fine wrist watches, the watch and movement unconditionally guaranteed for three years . . . and by the Greyhound Corporation. It’s such a comfort to take the bus—and leaving the driving to us. THE JACK PAAR SHOW (NBC, 1962–1965) A weekly talk program hosted by Jack Paar. OPENING Announcer: The Jack Paar Show . . . brought to you by Hertz Rent-A-Car; we put you in the driver’s seat . . . and Pretty Perm, the new color conditioning permanent wave created by Technique . . . Ladies and gentlemen, Jack Paar. JACKIE GLEASON AND HIS AMERICAN SCENE MAGAZINE (CBS, 1962–1966) Music and comedy skits hosted by comedian Jackie Gleason.

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OPENING Announcer (Johnny Olson): From the sun and fun capital of the world, Miami Beach, we bring you The Jackie Gleason Show starring Jackie Gleason, Art Carney . . . Girl: With special guest star Milton Berle, The June Taylor Dancers, and Sammy Spear and His Orchestra. And away we go! THE JAY LENO SHOW (NBC, 2009) NBC’s failed attempt at a prime-time talk program featuring Jay Leno as the host. OPENING Announcer: It’s The Jay Leno Show featuring Kevin Eubanks and the Prime Time Band. On tonight’s show, Gerard Butler . . . Jim Norton’s “The Uninvited Guest,” and Ben Harper with special guest Jack Black. And now your host, Jay Leno. THE JERRY LEWIS SHOW (ABC, 1963) Jerry Lewis hosts a program of entertainment acts. OPENING Announcer: Live from Hollywood, it’s The Jerry Lewis Show with Jerry’s guests . . . Keefe Brasselle, Señor Wences . . . Sam Cooke . . . the Marquis Chimps . . . Special guest Cassius Clay [Muhammad Ali] . . . Les Brown and His Orchestra, and my name is Del Moore. This portion is brought to you by Brylcreem to give your hair that natural look; and by Metrecal, the simple and effective way to lose weight. And now here’s the star of our show, Jerry Lewis. THE JERRY LEWIS SHOW (ABC, 1967) Talk coupled with celebrity performances. OPENING Announcer: The Jerry Lewis Show . . . Starring Anna Moffo . . . Roger Williams . . . Harold J. Stone . . . and, of course, Jerry Lewis. THE JIM NABORS HOUR (CBS, 1969–1971) Jim Nabors hosts a program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood, it’s . . . The Jim Nabors Hour . . . starring Jim Nabors and Frank Sutton . . . with Ronnie Schell, the Nabors Kids, the Tony Mordente Dancers, Paul Weston and His Orchestra, and special guest, Miss Kate Smith.

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JIMMY DURANTE PRESENTS THE LENNON SISTERS HOUR (ABC, 1969–1970) Comedian Jimmy Durante and the Lennon Sisters (Dianne, Peggy, Janet, and Kathy) host a weekly program of music, light comedy, and songs. OPENING Announcer: You’re watching Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour with tonight’s guests Buddy Ebsen, Bobby Goldsboro, and special guest star Martha Raye. THE JIMMY DURANTE SHOW (CBS, 1957) Jimmy Durante oversees a program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer: Tonight, Motorola presents Jimmy Durante . . . Starring his guests Fred Allen and Eddie Cantor . . . with Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, Jules Buffano, Al Norman, Milton Frome, Belle Flower, and Abe Vigoda. And now, ladies and gentleman, presenting the one and only, Jimmy Durante—in person! JOEY AND DAD (CBS, 1975) Variety performances hosted by singer-actress Joey Heatherton and her father, actor Ray Heatherton. OPENING Announcer (Roger Carroll): Tonight, from CBS Television City in Hollywood . . . Joey and Dad . . . Starring Joey Heatherton and Ray Heatherton—Joey and Dad . . . with Henny Youngman, Pat Paulsen, Bob Einstein, and Lex de Azevedo and His Orchestra. THE JOEY BISHOP SHOW (ABC, 1967–1969) Comedian Joey Bishop hosts a program of celebrity interviews. OPENING Announcer (Regis Philbin): From Hollywood, The Joey Bishop Show. Joey’s guests tonight are Rod McKuen, Zsa Zsa Gabor, and Paul Winchell. But first these messages. THE JOHN BYNER COMEDY HOUR (CBS, 1972) Comedian John Byner oversees a program of music and comedy skits. OPENING Announcer (Bill Thompson): The John Byner Comedy Hour with tonight’s guests Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. Ladies and gentlemen, John Byner.

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JOHN CONTE’S LITTLE SHOW (NBC, 1950) Actor John Conte presides over a casual program of music and talk. OPENING Announcer: The NBC Television Network presents Stokely-Van Camp’s Little Show . . . Starring John Conte . . . Presented by Stokely-Van Camp, Inc., world’s largest packer of pork and beans. Chorus (over visual of John Conte with the product): Heat, eat, enjoy . . . Announcer: Here is the star of our program, John Conte. THE JOHN DAVIDSON SHOW (ABC, 1969) Singer John Davidson oversees a program of variety performances. OPENING John: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the show. I’m John Davidson. Hope you enjoy the evening because you are going to be hearing a whole lot from Murielle Mathieu . . . Rich Little . . . Amy McDonald. And our special guest Paul Anka. THE JOHN DAVIDSON SHOW (NBC, 1976) Music, songs, and light comedy with John Davidson as the host. OPENING Announcer (Pete Barbutti): The John Davidson Show . . . with John’s guest stars McLean Stevenson and Ed McMahon . . . special guest star Florence Henderson . . . Special appearance by Steven Ford . . . and I’m Pete Barbutti. Ladies and gentlemen, John Davidson. JOHNNY MANN’S STAND UP AND CHEER (Syndicated, 1971) Orchestra leader Johnny Mann hosts a program of music and songs featuring guest performers. OPENING Announcer: Chevrolet presents Stand Up and Cheer, starring Johnny Mann and featuring the Johnny Mann Singers with special guest star Edie Adams. Stand Up and Cheer is brought to you by Chevrolet, building a better way to see the U.S.A. THE JONATHAN WINTERS SHOW (NBC, 1956) Comedian Jonathan Winters’ first series: a program of music and comedy skits. OPENING Announcer: It’s The Jonathan Winters Show . . . with the music of Eddie Safronski and His Orchestra . . . Tonight’s guest, singer-stylist Jeri Southern

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. . . Brought to you by Tums for the tummy. People tested and satisfying millions . . . and starring Jonathan Winters. THE JONATHAN WINTERS SHOW (CBS, 1967–1969) Jonathan Winters oversees a lively program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer (Bern Bennett): From Television City in Hollywood . . . The Jonathan Winters Show . . . Starring Peter Graves . . . Gwen Verdon . . . and direct from Mount Idy, Cliff Arquette as Uncle Charlie . . . Georgine Barnes and Jerry Reneau as Betty and Billy [in skits] . . . and special guest star Jack Paar . . . and Paul Weston and His Orchestra. THE JULIE ANDREWS HOUR (ABC, 1972–1973) Singer-actress Julie Andrews in a well produced but one season only program of music and song. OPENING Julie (Singing): The hills are alive with the sound of music . . . Announcer: Welcome to The Julie Andrews Hour. THE KEN BERRY WOW SHOW (ABC, 1972) Ken Berry hosts a summer program that takes a nostalgic look at the 1930s to 1960s through music, song, dance, and comedy. OPENING Ken: Hi, I’m Ken Berry. Welcome to Wow. Wow is a feeling of nostalgia; it’s the past meeting the present and it’s the future coming up on us. It shows us that together we can all come together. Wow is excitement. Wow is laughter. Wow is fun. Wow is now. Announcer: ABC proudly presents Ken Berry’s Wow Show with Laara Lacey, Billy Sands, Teri Garr, Steve Martin, Don Wayne, Cheryl Stopplemore [Cheryl Ladd], Carl Gottlieb, the New Seekers, Barbara Joyce . . . and starring Ken Berry. THE KRAFT SUMMER MUSIC HALL (NBC, 1966) Summer replacement program for The Kraft Music Hall with John Davidson as the host. OPENING Host: Hi ya, hi ya, hi ya, I’m John Davidson and welcome to The Kraft Summer Music Hall. Boy, have we got some wonderful guests for you tonight. Of course, the whole gang is right here, so let’s meet them once more: George Carlin, Jackie and Gayle, the Lively Set, the Four King Cousins.

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Our guest, Flip Wilson and our special guests, Chad and Jeremy. All brought to you by Kraft. Kraft for good food and good food ideas. THE LAS VEGAS SHOW (United Network, 1967) Entertainment performances in the only program produced by the potential United Network. OPENING Announcer: From the Hacienda Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United Network presents The Las Vegas Show starring Bill Dana, with tonight’s guests Robert Loggia, Sergio Mendez and Brazil ’66, Paula Wayne, Stan Fisher, Dave Madden and Pete Barbutti, Ann Elder, Dick Curtis, Bernie Kukoff, Danny Meehan, Cully Richards, Jack Sheldon, and Jo Anne Worley. And now, here’s your host and the star of the show, Bill Dana. LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON (NBC, 2009– ) Talk show overseen by Jimmy Fallon. OPENING Announcer: From Studio 15 in Rockefeller Center, the National Broadcasting Company presents Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. THE LATE SHOW STARRING JOAN RIVERS (Fox, 1986–1987) Comedienne Joan Rivers as the host of the new Fox Network’s first late-night talk show. OPENING Announcer (Clint Holmes): Live from Fox Television Center in Hollywood, it’s The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers with guest stars David Lee Roth, Pee Wee Herman, Elton John, and Cher. With Mark Hudson and the Party Boys and the Tramp [the orchestra]. And now, Miss Joan Rivers. THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN (CBS, 1993– ) David Letterman hosted program of late-night celebrity interviews. OPENING Announcer: From New York, the greatest city in the world, it’s The Late Show with David Letterman. Tonight . . . Stupid Human Tricks . . . Katie Holmes . . . Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds . . . Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra . . . and here’s David Letterman. LAUGH-IN (NBC, 1968–1973) A satire of the contemporary scene through music, song, dance, and comedy with hosts Dan Rowan and Dick Martin. Also known as Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In.

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TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Gary Owens): From the lovely Coconut Room atop the unemployment building here in beautiful downtown Burbank, NBC presents Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In starring Dan Rowan and Dick Martin with guest star, the glamorous Tim Conway; and our special guest star, Cher. With Judy Carne, Arte Johnson, and Eileen Brennan . . . Ruth Buzzi, Henry Gibson, Roddy Maude Roxby, Jo Anne Worley, yours truly Gary Owens, and Mogul the Friendly Drelb. Tonight’s program is brought to you by these really groovy people—Blue Bonnet margarine—everything’s better with Blue Bonnet on it. LEAVE IT TO THE GIRLS (NBC/ABC, 1947–1954) Early talk show wherein women discuss current topics. OPENING Announcer: It’s the fastest half hour on the air . . . It’s Leave It to the Girls with your moderator, Maggie McNeillis. THE LESLIE UGGAMS SHOW (CBS, 1969) Singer Leslie Uggams hosts a program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer (Roger Carroll): From Television City in Hollywood . . . it’s The Leslie Uggams Show with her guests Kaye Ballard, David Frye, Glen Ash, special guest stars the Temptations, the residents of Sugar Hill, and Ernie Freeman and His Orchestra. LET’S GO GO (Syndicated, 1965) Performances by music personalities. OPENING Announcer: From Hollywood, Let’s Go Go with the swingin’ sound. Today’s guests Bobby Vee, Eddie Randall, The Cindermen, and special guest star Ryan O’Neal. And starring Sam Riddle. THE LIBERACE SHOW (CBS, 1969) Pianist Liberace as host of a program of music and light comedy. OPENING Announcer: The Liberace Show starring Matt Monroe, Mary Hopkins, Lord Charles; with Richard Wattis and special guest star Eve Arden. All coming to you from London, England. LIVING EASY (Syndicated, 1973) Daily program of advice from Dr. Joyce Brothers.

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OPENING Announcer: Dr. Joyce Brothers in Living Easy . . . with Mike Darrow and Bernie Green’s Orchestra. Now here’s your hostess from the Little Theater off 44th Street, Joyce Brothers. THE LONDON PALLADIUM (NBC, 1966) Variety performances from England. OPENING Announcer: From the world’s greatest variety theater, The London Palladium Show starring Roger Moore, Eric Morecombe and Ernie Wise, Millicent Martin and Joe Brown and the Bachelors. The London Palladium will return after these messages. THE LORENZO AND HENRIETTA MUSIC SHOW (Syndicated, 1976) A program of talk coupled with celebrity interviews and light comedy. OPENING Announcer (Dave Willock): We interrupt these commercials to bring you this important program. And now here are Lorenzo and Henrietta. MAKE MINE MUSIC (CBS, 1949) Early program of music hosted by singer Carol Coleman. OPENING Chorus: Make my music divine . . . Announcer: It’s Make Mine Music with Carol Coleman, the Tony Mottola Trio, and Carol’s special guest Johnny Thompson. MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC (NBC, 1971) Summer program, hosted by the Carpenters (Karen and Richard) that presents songs based on the letters of the alphabet. OPENING Visual: As chorus sings “The Alphabet Song” letters of the alphabet appear. Announcer: A is for Alpert . . . Herb Alpert (standing next to a large letter A): Hi, I’m Herb Alpert and this is Make Your Own Kind of Music . . . Announcer: [with Richard and Karen Carpenter, who then sing the theme] . . . Make Your Own Kind of Music, Make Your Own Kind of Music. MALIBU U. (ABC, 1967) Summer program of variety performances set at mythical Malibu University on Malibu Beach in California. Hosted by Rick Nelson. Theme Vocal: “Malibu U.” by Harper’s Bizarre.

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OPENING Announcer (Roger Carroll): It’s ABC’s summer beach-in, Malibu U. with the dean, Rick Nelson, and this week’s Malibu U. guests, the popular star, James Darren, the hip glee club, Harper’s Bazaar, the Professor of Pop, Frankie Randall; the Bob Banas Dancers; the president of Malibu U.’s student body, Robbie Porter—and some Malibu U. surprises. Among those contributing to the Malibu U. student body are the makers of Clairol, creators of the exciting natural look in beauty and tonight by Midnight Sun, the gentle shampoo lightener that leaves hair shiny. Now, here’s the dean of Malibu U., Rick Nelson. THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER (CBS, 1975) The Manhattan Transfer singing group hosts a summer program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: Once again from CBS Television City overlooking Hollywood, it’s the scintillating syncopation of the Manhattan Transfer and their comedy guest the slightly suspicious but ever-amusing Mr. Gabriel Kaplan. THE MARTHA RAYE SHOW (NBC, 1954–1956) Comedienne Martha Raye oversees a program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer: The Martha Raye Show . . . Starring Martha Raye, an hour and a half of comedy, music, and dance. And now, The Martha Raye Show . . . with Edward G. Robinson, Cesar Romero, Rocky Graziano, the Herbert Ross Dancers, Walter Dare Wahl, and John Trama. Chorus Girls: And now the star of our show, Martha Raye. THE MARTY FELDMAN COMEDY MACHINE (ABC, 1972) British comedian Marty Feldman oversees a program of comedy skits. OPENING Announcer: From London and Hollywood, The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine with tonight’s special guests Barbara Feldon, the Honeycombs, Fred Smoot, and Spike Milligan. THE MERV GRIFFIN SHOW (Syndicated, 1969–1972) Daily talk show hosted by singer Merv Griffin. OPENING Announcer (Arthur Treacher): Now hear this! With a what-o and a cheery-o, from the Little Theater off Times Square, it’s The Merv Griffin Show. The company tonight includes, for your delectation, The Farmer’s

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Daughter, Inger Stevens, Tammy Grimes, Kathryn and Arthur Murray, Dom DeLuise, Gilbert White, Mort Lindsay and His Orchestra, and your very obedient servant, Arthur Treacher. Look sharp, now here’s the dear boy himself, Merrrrvynnnnn. THE MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW (Syndicated, 1966–1981) Daily program celebrity interviews. OPENING Announcer: Welcome to The Mike Douglas Show . . . with Mike’s cohost for the week, Gwen Verdon . . . and the star of Hawaii Five-O, Jack Lord . . . the dynamic Lionel Hampton . . . composer Cy Coleman . . . now here’s Mike. THE MOREY AMSTERDAM SHOW (DuMont, 1948–1950) Music, songs, and comedy from the mythical Swan Café. OPENING Announcer (Don Russell): This is the DuMont Television Network. The Morey Amsterdam Show is brought to you through the facilities of the DuMont Television Network. Presented by your DuMont dealers, the men who hold the coveted DuMont Television franchise, with Morey Amsterdam, Art Carney, Freddy Blair, Kay Amsterdam, and Johnny Guarnieri’s piano and orchestra at the Silver Swan Café. DuMont, the first with the finest in television, proudly presents the Starbrook Console with the nineteen-inch direct view picture tube. [Lengthy commercial would follow before the show begins.] THE MUSIC SCENE (ABC, 1969–1970) Performances by the top artists in various fields of music (country and western, ballad, rock, folk, and blues). OPENING Announcer: It’s The Music Scene, a super concert of the world’s best music, each week featuring the best-selling records in the country as selected by the editors of Billboard, the weekly record and music industry magazine. This week starring Merle Haggard, Bobby Sherman, Sly and the Family Stone, the Temptations, Pat Williams and the Music Scene Orchestra, and the comedy of hosts David Steinberg and Lily Tomlin; and our special guest host, Tommy Smothers. THE NAT KING COLE SHOW (NBC, 1956–1957) Nat King Cole oversees a program of music and songs at a time when African American performers did not headline network series.

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OPENING Nat (singing): May I come in to sing to you, all the songs I would like to sing to you . . . Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen . . . The Nat King Cole Show . . . with tonight’s special guests . . . Peggy Lee and Julius LaRosa. ON BROADWAY TONIGHT (CBS, 1964–1965) Aspiring performers showcase their talents hoping to impress producers and achieve their first step on the walkway to fame. Rudy Vallee hosts. Theme Vocal: “On Broadway Tonight” by the Four Seasons. OPENING Visual: Guest producers seated in the studio audience. Announcer: These are four of America’s leading star makers and here [visual] are some of America’s finest young entertainers in Irving Mansfield’s production of On Broadway Tonight with your host Rudy Vallee and special guest star Carol Lawrence. Presented by Ralston Purina of Checkerboard Square, makers of Purina Dog Chow and many other products in the familiar checkerboard package; and by American Motors, builders of Rambler American, Rambler Classic, Rambler Ambassador; and Kelvinator Home Appliances. In one minute, On Broadway Tonight and your host, Rudy Vallee. OPERATION ENTERTAINMENT (ABC, 1968–1969) Entertainment acts from military bases around the country. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): From the U.S. Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, California, ABC’s Operation Entertainment presents, in alphabetical order, Roosevelt Grier of the L.A. Rams Fearsome Foursome, Charlie Manna, the Maguire Sisters, Kaye Stevens, Donna Jean Young, the Operation Entertainment Girls, and Terry Gibbs and His All-Star Band. OUR PLACE (CBS, 1967) Comedians Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber oversee a lively program of music, songs, and comedy that feature the singing group the Doodletown Pipers. OPENING Doodletown Pipers: Our Place is like no other place you’ve ever seen. . . Announcer: Welcome to Our Place starring the Doodletown Pipers, Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber, and Rolph [Muppet dog] with tonight’s special guest, Woody Allen. Brought to you by Polaroid, makers of the 1967 economy model of the Polaroid color pack camera. For color pictures in sixty seconds; black and white in fifteen seconds. Doodletown Pipers: Come join us at Our Place . . . Tonight Our Place is yours.

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THE PALACE (Syndicated, 1979) Entertainment performances hosted by Jack Jones. OPENING Announcer: Welcome to The Palace Presents with your host Jack Jones. And tonight, Jack’s special guests, Marty Allen, Foster Brooks, Arlene Duggan, Chita Rivera, Doc Severinsen. And now, ladies and gentlemen, the host of The Palace, Jack Jones. THE PAT BOONE CHEVY SHOW (ABC, 1957–1960) Singer Pat Boone oversees a program of music and songs. OPENING Teen Girl: Pat! Teen Girl: Pat! Teen Girl: Pat Boone! Chorus: May we introduce Pat Boone . . . Pat (singing): Hey there U.S.A., here’s your Chevrolet [show sponsor] . . . Pat (speaking): Hello, welcome for Chevrolet. I think you’re gonna get a big kick out of our show tonight. Our guests are Miss Gina Lollobrigida and Mr. Jimmy Dean. THE PAUL WINCHELL SHOW (NBC, 1950–1956) Music, songs, and comedy coupled with quiz segments hosted by Paul Winchell. OPENING Announcer: Cheer, the new blue Cheer, the only suds with the new blue magic whitener, presents The Paul Winchell Show, starring Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff. THE PERRY COMO SHOW (NBC, 1950–1955) Singer Perry Como hosts a program of music and songs sponsored by Chesterfield cigarettes. TYPICAL OPENINGS Announcer (Dick Stark): Chesterfield brings you The Perry Como Show . . . All the top tunes on TV . . . Sound off . . . Sound off . . . Sound off for Chesterfield . . . Perry: Sound off . . . Chorus: For Chesterfield . . . Perry: Sound off . . . Chorus: For Chesterfield . . . Perry: Buy a pack of Chesterfield . . . do it today. Announcer: Now here he is, Perry Como [who would begin the show with a song].

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Announcer (Dick Stark): The Perry Como Show with all the top tunes on TV brought to you by Chesterfield, made by Liggett and Myers, the first major tobacco company to give you a complete line of quality cigarettes . . . and now here’s our star, Perry Como. THE PETER POTTER SHOW (ABC, 1953–1954) Guest Hollywood personalities judge and discuss the merits of just and/or prereleased recordings. Hosted by Peter Potter. OPENING Announcer: Will it be a hit [sound of a Bong!] or a miss [sound of a Clunk!]? Yes, it’s The Peter Potter Show, direct from Hollywood, with your host, radio personality Peter Potter, and brought to you by Hazel Bishop. Hazel Bishop, makers of Hazel Bishop long-lasting lipstick; Hazel Bishop’s long-lasting complexion glow, and Hazel Bishop’s new long-lasting nail polish. And now, join our Juke Box Jury and your host Peter Potter. PICCADILLY PALACE (ABC, 1967) Entertainment acts from England. OPENING Announcer: Piccadilly Palace . . . starring Eric Morecombe and Ernie Wise, Millicent Martin, George Fame and the Fame Group . . . and Bobby Vinton . . . From London, in color, Piccadilly Palace. PLAYBOY AFTER DARK (Syndicated, 1966) Music, celebrity guests, and chatter with Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner. OPENING Announcer: Playboy after Dark . . . Hosted by Hugh M. Hefner with the Checkmates, Ltd., Sammy Davis Jr., Leroy Neiman, and Anthony Newley. And now Playboy after Dark and your host, Playboy magazine editor and publisher, Hugh Hefner. PLAYBOY’S PENTHOUSE (Syndicated, 1959) Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner hosts a casual program of music and chatter. Theme: “Playboy’s Theme” by Cy Coleman. OPENING Host: Hello there, glad you could join us this evening. I’m Hugh Hefner, editor and publisher of Playboy magazine, your host and this is Playboy’s Penthouse. Come in and meet some of our guests. [Hugh would then introduce the audience to that evening’s guest celebrities.]

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PRESENTING SUSAN ANTON (NBC, 1979) Music, songs, and comedy hosted by Susan Anton. OPENING Announcer: Presenting Susan Anton. Susan’s guests tonight are Norman Fell, Johnny Mathis, and “Mr. Whipple,” Dick Wilson [from Charmin bathroom tissue commercials]. Ladies and gentlemen, Miss Susan Anton. THE RED BUTTONS SHOW (CBS, 1952–1954) Comedian Red Buttons hosts a program of music, songs, and comedy. OPENING Announcer (Nelson Case): Now Maxwell House Coffee presents The Red Buttons Show. Produced by Al Span. Directed by Burt Shevelove. Written by Larry Gelbart, Hal Collins, Hugh Wedlock, and Howard Snyder. And brought to you by the only instant coffee that’s good to the last drop, Instant Maxwell House. And now here he is, the star of the show, Red Buttons. THE RED SKELTON SHOW (NBC/CBS, 1951–1970) Music, songs, and comedy with comedian Red Skelton as the host. Theme: “Holiday for Strings” by David Rose. OPENING Announcer: Live and in full color from Hollywood, The Red Skelton Show . . . Brought to you by Pet Milk Company, makers of double rich Pet evaporated milk . . . Pet instant nonfat dry milk and Pet Ritz frozen pies. The Red Skelton Show with David Rose and His Orchestra and Red’s guest stars Reed Hadley, Amanda Blake, and Benny Baker. And now, here he is, the star of our show, Red Skelton. THE ROBERT Q. LEWIS SHOW (CBS, 1950–1956) Singer Robert Q. Lewis oversees a program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: CBS Television Presents The Robert Q. Lewis Show and here is your host, Robert Q. Lewis. THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY SHOW (NBC, 1957–1958) Singer Rosemary Clooney hosts a program of music and songs. OPENING Rosemary (singing): The evening breeze caresses the trees tenderly . . . The Hi-Lo’s: The Rosemary Clooney Show . . . with four guys called the HiLo’s . . . Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra . . . our very special guests . . .

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Frances: Frances Bergen . . . Matt: Matt Dennis . . . The Hi-Lo’s: And here’s our star, Rosemary Clooney. THE ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVANS SHOW (ABC, 1962) Roy Rogers and his wife, Dale Evans, host a program of country and western music. OPENING Announcer: The Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Show . . . Starring Roy Rogers and Dale Evans . . . With special guest Dale Robertson . . . with Cliff Arquette as Charley Weaver, the Sons of the Pioneers, Cathy Taylor, and the Little Wranglers. SAMMY AND COMPANY (Syndicated, 1966) Sammy Davis Jr. oversees a program of celebrity interviews and performances. OPENING Announcer: From Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, this is Sammy and Company, starring Sammy Davis Jr. Tonight, Sammy’s guests are Don Rickles, Robert Goulet, Karen Valentine, the Mills Brothers, the music is by the George Rhodes Orchestra, and I’m William B. Williams. Ladies and gentlemen, here’s Sammy. THE SAMMY DAVIS JR. SHOW (NBC, 1966) Music, songs, and comedy with Sammy Davis Jr. as the host. OPENING Sammy: Ladies and gentlemen, may I welcome you to my show and may I say how pleased I am tonight because we have the Andrews Sisters, Johnny Hartman, the Supremes, my good friend Jonathan Winters, and George Rhodes with the swingiest band this side of Basie [Count Basie]. Announcer: Welcome to The Sammy Davis Jr. Show brought to you by El Producto, the cigar of natural mildness; and by Windex, gets glass so clean it seems to disappear, another work saver from Drackett; and by American Motors and your friendly authorized giant killer—your American Motors Rambler dealer. SCENE 70 (Syndicated, 1970) Performances by music personalities. OPENING Chorus: Scene Seventy . . . Announcer: Welcome to Scene 70 . . . This week starring Bobby Goldsboro, the Bitter Sweets, the Four Aces . . . Sunny Monday and many, many more.

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Host: Hello, I’m Jay Reynolds, the host of Scene 70, and we’ve got a great show lined up for you today. SHINDIG (ABC, 1964–1966) Performances by music personalities. OPENING Announcer: From ABC’s Television Center in Hollywood—Shindig. Shindig is brought to you by the most prized eye products in the world—Maybelline, creators of new Ultra Lash Mascara, for long, longer, longest lashes, Maybelline; and by Stri-Dex, the amazing new medicated pad to help wipe out pimples because it actually deep cleans the dirt soap can’t reach. And now here is your Shindig host, Jimmy O’Neal. SHIVAREE (Syndicated, 1965) Performances by music personalities. OPENING Announcer: It’s time for Shivaree . . . Tonight Shivaree presents special guest stars James Darren . . . The Byrds . . . The Preachers . . . Glen Campbell and the Shivaree Dancers . . . Host: Hi and welcome to Shivaree, TV’s swinging half-hour of musical fun. I’m your host, Gene Weed. SHOWCASE ’68 (NBC, 1968) Variety performances from college campuses across the United States. OPENING Announcer: From the Assembly Hall of the University of Illinois we present Showcase ’68 and Lloyd Thaxton. Showcase ’68 is presented by Lays Potato Chips—bet you can’t eat just one; and by Nice ‘n’ Easy, the shampoo-in hair color so natural it invites close-ups. SHOWER OF STARS (CBS, 1954–1956) Weekly showcase that spotlights the talents of its guests. Hosted by William Lundigan. OPENING Announcer (Art Gilmore): And now live and in full color from Television City in Hollywood, Chrysler Corporation presents Jack Benny . . . Liberace . . . Jayne Mansfield . . . Rod McKuen . . . Joni O’Brien in Shower of Stars, the brightest stars in Hollywood brought to you by the Chrysler Corporation, makers of the five great cars of the Forward Look—Plymouth, Dodge, DeSoto, Chrysler, and the Imperial—Chrysler Corporation, the Forward Look. And now here’s your host for Chrysler Corporation, William Lundigan.

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THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS’ COMEDY HOUR (CBS, 1967–1969) Brothers Dick and Tom Smothers host a controversial (for the time) program of music and comedy. OPENING Announcer (Roger Carroll): It’s The Smothers Brothers’ Comedy Hour with guest star Jack Jones, the Sid and Marty Krofft Puppets, and special guest star Tony Randall. Nelson Riddle and his orchestra and the Jimmy Joyce Singers. Brought to you by VO-5 hair color lotion; one step on, gray is gone. THE SONNY AND CHER COMEDY HOUR (CBS, 1976) Sonny Bono and his wife, Cher, oversee a program of music, songs, and comedy. OPENING Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood, The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour. Ladies and gentlemen, Sonny and Cher. THE SONNY COMEDY REVUE (CBS, 1974) Music, songs, and comedy hosted by Sonny Bono. OPENING Announcer (Peter Cullen): It’s The Sonny Comedy Revue with tonight’s guests, Joey Heatherton, the Spinners, and special guest McLean Stevenson. Featuring Ted Zeigler, Billy Van, Teri Garr. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Sonny Bono. STAR OF THE FAMILY (CBS, 1950–1952) Music and songs coupled with performances by selected members of American families (from letters that are written to the program). Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy host. OPENING Announcer (Frank Waldecker): Ronson, the world’s greatest [cigarette] lighter, presents the brightest show on the air—Star of the Family . . . with the unusual dancing of Gloria LeRoy . . . that bright young couple, Andy and Della Russell [dancers] . . . and starring Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy. THE STEVE ALLEN COMEDY HOUR (CBS, 1967) Singer-musician-actor Steve Allen oversees a program of comedy sketches. OPENING Announcer: The Steve Allen Comedy Hour . . . Starring Steve Allen . . . with Jayne Meadows, Louis Nye, Paul Lynde, Dayton Allen . . . The Fifth Dimension . . . David Frye . . . Ruth Buzzi . . . The David Winters Dancers, and the Big Band of Terry Gibbs.

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THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW (Local New York, 1953) Steve Allen’s first series that set the pace for his programs that would follow. OPENING Announcer: Knock, knock, for Knickerbocker . . . Rupert Knickerbocker on behalf of New York’s famous Knickerbocker Beer welcomes you to The Steve Allen Show . . . with Eydie Gorme . . . Steve Lawrence . . . Bobby Byrnes and His Orchestra . . . and here he is, the star of our show, Steve Allen. THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW (NBC, 1956–1959) Music, songs, and comedy skits with Steve Allen as the host. OPENING Announcer (Gene Rayburn): It’s The Steve Allen Show . . . with Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane . . . featuring comedienne Pat Carroll . . . The Four Diamonds singing “Little Darling” . . . Lovely Hollywood and TV star Erin O’Brien, and an extra added attraction, Jerry Lewis . . . Plus Louis Nye, Belle Montrose, Skitch Henderson and the orchestra, and yours truly, Gene Rayburn . . . Brought to you by Windex; Windex gets your windows cleaner; Drano—opens clogged drains fast; Twinkle, the new carpet cleaner; and Revlon Satin Set, the new hairspray that sets straight hair to remain curly; Aquamarine Spray Mist cologne, the fabulous fragrance in the atomizer bottle; the Greyhound Corporation—take the bus and leave the driving to us . . . And now, here is the star of our show, Steve Allen. STEVE ALLEN’S LAUGH-BACK (Syndicated, 1976) Steve Allen oversees a program that looks back on the comedy skits he performed on his prior series. OPENING Announcer: It’s Steve Allen’s Laugh-Back with guest stars Jayne Meadows, Don Knotts, Louis Nye, and Terry Gibbs and the orchestra, and me, Bill Dana. And now ladies and gentlemen, Steve Allen. TED MACK AND THE ORIGINAL AMATEUR HOUR (CBS, 1949–1954) Talented amateurs perform hoping for discovery. OPENING Announcer: From Television City in Hollywood, it’s another battle royal of talented contestants with Ted Mack and the Original Amateur Hour. THE TEXACO STAR THEATER (NBC, 1948–1953) Burlesque-style humor with host Milton Berle in the series that drastically boosted the sale of television sets at a time when the medium was considered a vast wasteland. Sponsored by Texaco Gasoline.

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Themes: “We Are the Men of Texaco” by Buddy Arnold and Woody Kling; “Texaco Intro Theme” by Allen Roth; “Near You” (Milton Berle’s signature theme) by Francis Craig and Kermit Goell. OPENING Announcer: The Texaco Star Theater starring Milton Berle. Merry Texaco Starmen: Oh we’re the Merry Texaco Starmen, we work from Maine to Mexico, there is nothing like this Texaco of ours. Tonight we may be showmen but tomorrow we will be servicing your cars . . . And now, ladies and gentlemen, introducing America’s number one television star—Milton Berle. [Milton would then appear is a lavish costume and begin the show.] THAT SHOW STARRING JOAN RIVERS (Syndicated, 1968) Joan Rivers as the host of a daily talk program. OPENING Announcer (Jim Perry): That Show Starring Joan Rivers. Ladies and gentlemen, here’s Joan. THAT’S LIFE (ABC, 1968–1969) Broadway-like production (music, songs, and dances) that depicts the meeting and courtship of Robert Dickson (Robert Morse), a junior chalk company executive, and Gloria Quigley (E. J. Peaker), a salesgirl. OPENING Announcer: That’s Life . . . Brought to you in color on ABC . . . Robert Morse, starring in That’s Life . . . Also starring E. J. Peaker . . . with guest stars Tony Randall, the Turtles, Maureen Arthur, and special guest star, George Burns. That’s Life is brought to you by. . . THIS IS SHOW BUSINESS (CBS/NBC, 1949–1956) Variety showcase hosted by Clifton Fadiman. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer: Lucky Strike presents . . . This Is Show Business . . . Lucky Strike welcomes you to our show. From all of us to all of you . . . Just settle back, enjoy the show—and Lucky smoking too. Song: Be happy, go lucky . . . Go Lucky Strike today . . . Announcer: Enjoy your cigarette, enjoy truly fine tobacco that combines both perfect mildness and rich taste in one great cigarette—Lucky Strike. And here’s your host on This Is Show Business, Clifton Fadiman. REVISED OPENING Announcer: And now, This Is Show Business . . . Created by Irving Mansfield . . . and brought to you by today’s most modern shaving equipment, the Schick electric shaver . . . Now here’s your host, Clifton Fadiman.

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THIS IS TOM JONES (ABC, 1969–1971) Singer Tom Jones headlines a program of music and songs. OPENING Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen . . . This Is Tom Jones . . . Visual: Tom singing his theme: It’s not unusual to be in love with anyone . . . Announcer: With tonight’s guests, Janis Joplin . . . The Committee . . . and special guest, Glen Campbell. THIS IS YOUR LIFE (NBC, 1952–1961) The lives of well-known personalities are relived through the testimonies of friends and family. Ralph Edwards hosts. Bob Warren is the announcer. Theme: “This Is Your Life” by Alexander Laszlo. OPENINGS Announcer: This Is Your Life, a program for all Americans. Now here is Mister This Is Your Life himself, Ralph Edwards. Announcer: This Is Your Life, America’s most talked-about program. Now here he is, Mister This Is Your Life himself, Ralph Edwards. Announcer: This Is Your Life, an American tradition with Ralph Edwards, is brought to you by Imperial Margarine. Sticks, diet, and soft spread, Imperial—margarine fit for a king. THE TIM CONWAY COMEDY HOUR (CBS, 1970) Comedian Tim Conway as the host of a program of comedy and music. OPENING Announcer: It’s The Tim Conway Comedy Hour with guest star Connie Stevens and special guest star Walter Brennan. And now here he is, Mr. Entertainment himself, Tim Conway. THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON (NBC, 1962–1992) Late-night program of celebrity interviews with Johnny Carson. Theme: “Johnny’s Theme” by Paul Anka. OPENING Announcer (Ed McMahon) From New York, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. And now, here’s Johnny. Announcer (Ed McMahon): From Hollywood, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. This is Ed McMahon along with Doc Severinsen and the NBC Orchestra inviting you to join Johnny and his guests Carroll O’Connor and Peter Marshall . . . and now, ladies and gentlemen, here’s Johnny.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO (NBC, 1992– ) Late-night program of celebrity interviews. OPENING Announcer: It’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno featuring Kevin Eubanks and the Tonight Show Band. Tonight Jay welcomes Jamie Foxx, Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn, the music of Brad Paisley . . . And now, Jay Leno. VAN DYKE AND COMPANY (NBC, 1976) Music, songs, and comedy hosted by Dick Van Dyke. OPENING Announcer: Welcome to Van Dyke and Company. Tonight, Lucille Ball, the Lockers, and some other surprises as well as the L.A. Mime Company on Van Dyke and Company. THE VIRGINIA GRAHAM SHOW (Syndicated, 1970–1972) Daily program of celebrity interviews, music, and advice hosted by Virginia Graham. OPENING Chorus: Virginia . . . Virginia . . . Virginia . . . Announcer (Ruta Lee): Hi and welcome to The Virginia Graham Show . . . Today’s guests are Peter Duchin, James Cavanaugh, Father Daniel Lyons, and me, I’m Ruta Lee. Chorus: She’s got a winning point of view. Ruta: Ladies and gentlemen, Miss Virginia Graham. THE WACKY WORLD OF JONATHAN WINTERS (Syndicated, 1972) Jonathan Winters hosts a program where he performs skits based on audience suggestions. OPENING Announcer: Chevrolet presents The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters with the Soul Sisters, Marian Mercer, Mary Gregory. Tonight’s special guest stars Debbie Reynolds and Sarah Vaughan . . . The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters is brought to you by Chevrolet. Chevrolet, building a better way to see the U.S.A. THE WEAKER SEX (?) (Syndicated, 1968) Women from various fields of business discuss issues that affect women. OPENING Announcer: Continuing her daily battle of the sexes with men who think they know the answers is the celebrated defender of the so-called weaker sex, Pamela Mason.

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WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT, WORLD? (ABC, 1969) Skits that attempt to explain our troubled world—a world that has difficulty laughing at its own faults. OPENING Announcer (Roger Carroll): What’s It All About, World? . . . Starring Dean Jones . . . with special guest stars Phil Silvers and Eva Gabor . . . and the What’s It All About World Players. What’s It All About, World? is brought to you tonight by. . . YOU ASKED FOR IT (DuMont, 1950–1951; ABC, 1951–1959) Responsive variety program that fulfills viewer requests to see unusual sights or entertainment acts. Hosted first by Art Baker, then Jack Smith. ART BAKER OPENING Announcer: You Asked for It . . . You Asked for It, television’s greatest alltime request show. Brought to you by Skippy, America’s largest selling peanut butter. If you like peanuts, you’ll like Skippy. You Asked for It with your genie with the light white hair, Art Baker. JACK SMITH OPENING Announcer: Whatever it is. Where ever it is. At home or around the world, you see it here, You Asked for It. And now, here’s your host, Jack Smith. THE YOUNG SET (ABC, 1965) Daily discussion program with actress Phyllis Kirk as the host. OPENING Announcer: It’s time for The Young Set. Today’s ideas, today’s stars, today’s minds. The Young Set with your host Phyllis Kirk and the music of Ray Martin and His Orchestra. And ladies and gentlemen, here is our lovely host, Miss Phyllis Kirk. YOUR HIT PARADE (NBC, 1950–1958; CBS, 1958–1959; CBS, 1974) America’s taste in popular music is dramatized (what today would be called a music video). Sponsored by Lucky Strike Cigarettes (1950–1958). Themes: “Be Happy, Go Lucky” by Raymond Scott; “Lucky Day” by Ray Henderson, Buddy DeSylva, and Stephen Ballantine; “So Long for a While” by Raymond Scott. OPENING (Typical of 1950–1958) Chorus: Be happy, go lucky. Be happy, go Lucky Strike today . . . Announcer (Andre Baruch): Lucky Strike Presents Your Hit Parade, the top tunes all over America as determined by Your Hit Parade survey, which checks the best-sellers in sheet music and phonograph records, the songs most heard on the air, and the songs most played on the automatic coin

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machines and authentic tabulations of America’s taste in popular music, Your Hit Parade. And now the Lucky Strike cigarettes “Lucky 7 Songs of the Week” with Dorothy Collins, Snooky Lanson, June Valli, Russell Arms, the Hit Paraders and Dancers, and Raymond Scott and the Lucky Strike Orchestra. OPENING (Typical of 1958–1959) Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, presenting America’s award-winning musical show, Your Hit Parade. Tonight Your Hit Parade presents the top tunes of yesterday and today. America’s most popular music as determined by Your Hit Parade survey, featuring the best-sellers in phonograph records, sheet music, and songs most played on automatic coin machines and songs played on the air all over America. Tonight starring Virginia Gibson, Johnny Desmond, Dorothy Collins, Jill Corey, the Hit Paraders, and the orchestra of Harry Sosnik. OPENING (Typical of 1974) Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, presenting America’s award-winning musical show, Your Hit Parade. Tonight Your Hit Parade presents the top tunes of yesterday and today. America’s most popular music as determined by Your Hit Parade survey featuring the best-sellers in phonograph records, sheet music, and songs most played on automatic coin machines, and songs played on the air all over America. And now Your Hit Parade. Girl: Tonight we take you back in time to bring you seven of the top songs from Your Hit Parade from the week of February 3, 1951, along with the music of today. Announcer: Your Hit Parade with Shiralee . . . Chuck Woolery . . . Kelly Garrett . . . The Hit Parade Singers and Dancers . . . Our special guest stars, Jimmy Buffett, the Stylistics, and Milton DeLugg and the Hit Parade Orchestra.

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All program openings are typical of that program, as guests vary from episode to episode. ALL-STAR ANYTHING GOES (Syndicated, 1977) Celebrities compete in outlandish games—just for the fun of it. Hosted by Bill Boggs. OPENING Announcer: Stand by camera six. Music, sound, and picture next. In five, four, three, two, one. Get ready, get set, for the most amazing, outrageously funny game show competition you will ever see. Teams of celebrities from the entertainment world; television personalities; famous athletes; movie stars and more will compete in games of fun, skill, and excitement in an effort to set new world records. We’re all ready for tonight’s All-Star Anything Goes. Tonight the casts of two of the most successful series will be competing in the all-star championships. The first team of competitors, ready for good times, the cast of Good Times. She plays Florida, but everyone calls her Mama, Esther Rolle; her television daughter, Bern Nadette Stanis; and her brother on the show, he plays Michael, Ralph Carter. Their competitors, ready for a real happy night, the cast of Happy Days. Everyone loves Mrs. Cunningham, Marion Ross. She’s the mischievous Joanie on the show, Erin Moran; and making the most of things, Donny Most. Tonight’s competition gets underway next on All-Star Anything Goes. THE AMATEUR’S GUIDE TO LOVE (CBS, 1972) A celebrity panel (“The Guidebook Experts”) have to determine the outcomes of previously recorded romantic situations involving unsuspecting individuals. OPENING Visual: A truck traveling. Announcer (Kenny Williams): This little truck goes everywhere in search of lovers. . . wherever there are people, we park our truck, hide our cameras, 259

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and observe our fellow creatures struggling to do their best in romantic situations. Love has been with us since the dawn of creation, but still we never really learned how to handle it. The Amateur’s Guide to Love is here to help. Now meet our guidebook advisors: Michael Landon, Nanette Fabray, Harvey Korman. And here’s your host on The Amateur’s Guide to Love, Gene Rayburn. ANYBODY CAN PLAY (ABC, 1958) Players have to identify disguised stars or a concealed object possessed by a guest. OPENING Announcer (Ed Chandler): Tonight our contestants will be asked to identify stars in disguise . . . on Anybody Can Play . . . Anybody Can Play is brought to you by Salem cigarettes—menthol for fresh, rich tobacco taste; modern filter too . . . Host-Assistant (Judy Bamber): And here’s our Anybody Can Play boy, George Fenneman. ANYTHING FOR MONEY (Syndicated, 1984) Players bet money on whether or not people would perform something that was asked of them. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): Will people do anything for money? We’ll find out today on Anything for Money. And now here’s the host of our show Fred Travalena. ANYTHING YOU CAN DO (Syndicated, 1971) Male vs. female teams compete in a series of ninety-second stunt rounds. Gene Wood and Don Harron were the hosts. OPENING Announcer (Bill Luxton): It’s a man’s world . . . It’s a woman’s world. It’s a battle of the ages; it’s a battle of the sexes. It’s Anything You Can Do. And here’s the star of our show, Gene Wood. THE BABY GAME (ABC, 1968) Three husband-and-wife teams have to predict how children will react to certain situations. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer (Chet Gould): Who’s the cutest kid in America? Will it be your youngster who will win a $15,000 college education on the show that stars the world’s cutest kid, Richard Hayes?

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REVISED OPENING Announcer: It’s time to play The Baby Game, starring America’s favorite babysitter, Richard Hayes. BALDERDASH (PAX, 2004–2005) Players have to determine whether answers to questions are true or made up. OPENING Announcer (John Moschitta Jr.): These three celebrities will relate a story about a person or object. One is telling the truth. Can you guess which one? You’ll find out tonight on Balderdash starring Elayne Boosler. BANK ON THE STARS (CBS/NBC, 1953–1954) Players wager money on their ability to answer questions based on film trivia. Jack Parr, Bill Cullen, and Jimmy Nelson were the hosts; Olin Tice and Bill McCord did the announcing. OPENING Announcer: Yes it’s Bank on the Stars where tonight you’ll see Johnny Dark starring Tony Curtis and Piper Laurie . . . The Caine Mutiny starring Humphrey Bogart, Jose Ferrer, Van Johnson, and Fred MacMurray. And here in person is that bright young star who just flew in from Hollywood, Bill Cullen. BEAT THE CLOCK (CBS, 1950–1958; ABC, 1958–1961; Syndicated, 1969–1974; PAX, 2002) Players perform stunts for prizes by attempting to beat the time on a sixty-second ticking clock. When substitute hosts were used (for example, Bob Kennedy, Frank Wayne), they were referred to as “The Number Two Clock Watcher.” 1954 OPENING Chorus: Tick tock, tick tock . . . It’s time to Beat the Clock . . . Announcer (Bern Bennett): Beat the Clock is brought to you by Sylvania. For half a century, a quality name in incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes and fixtures, radio and television tubes, and electronic devices. Yes, for homes, offices, and factories, Sylvania. And now, here’s America’s number one clock watcher, Bud Collyer. 1957 OPENING Announcer (Bern Bennett): It’s time to Beat the Clock, America’s favorite fun show with stunts, prizes, and the big cash bonus. Brought to you each week by Hazel Bishop, fabulous new cosmetics designed to help you “Beat the Clock.” Yes, Hazel Bishop long-lasting cosmetics keep you looking your best all through the day, all through the night. And now, America’s number one clock watcher, Bud Collyer.

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1969 OPENING Announcer (Gene Wood): Yes, it’s Beat the Clock. Come on in and join the action in the race against time for big-time prizes with guest star Ruta Lee. Now, here’s your host on Beat the Clock, Jack Narz. 1973 OPENING Announcer (Nick Holenreich): Now it’s time for the new Beat the Clock . . . Fun, action, stunts—a race against time with guest star Gisele MacKenzie. And now, here’s your host on Beat the Clock, Gene Wood. BEAT THE ODDS (Syndicated, 1969) Players must supply acceptable words from the first and last letters that appear on a board. Originally aired locally in Los Angeles from 1961 to 1963 with hosts Mike Stokey and Dennis James. Stan Chambers was the announcer. Johnny Gilbert hosted the 1969 version with Bill Baldwin as the announcer. OPENING (FROM 1962) Announcer: Welcome to America’s favorite game show, Beat the Odds . . . And now meet the star of our show, Dennis James. BET ON YOUR BABY (ABC, 2013) Melissa Peterman hosts a game wherein parents have to predict how their children will react to certain situations. OPENING Announcer: Tonight five babies will go on the ultimate play date while their parents are put to the test trying to predict the unpredictable—their babies. Up for grabs: thousands of dollars for a college education. It’s time to Bet on Your Baby. Host: Welcome to ABC’s Bet on Your Baby, I’m your host, Melissa Peterman. THE BETTER SEX (ABC, 1977–1978) Players must determine whether answers given to questions are true or false. OPENING Announcer (Gene Wood): It’s men vs. women in a battle of the sexes. Women or men? Which is the better sex? And here are the stars of The Better Sex, Bill Anderson and Sarah Purcell. THE BIG GAME (NBC, 1958) Battleship-like game wherein two players “hunt” each other’s concealed animals by calling positions on a board. Wendell Niles and Johnny Jacobs did the announcing.

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OPENING Announcer: From Hollywood, the following program is broadcast to you in living color on NBC. Welcome to television’s most exciting game show where guests hunt not with a gun or camera but with quick wits and intuition for big money on Big Game. And here’s the man who calls our shots, the jungle master, the star of our show, Tom Kennedy. THE BIG SURPRISE (NBC, 1955–1957) Players answer questions for large cash awards. Jack Barry, then Mike Wallace hosted. OPENING Announcer (Lee Vines): Tonight Errol Flynn [film actor] will insure or risk everything on a question worth $30,000. And continuing the climb towards the big money, Mrs. Margo Freeman. And facing a question worth $20,000 on the Roaring Twenties, Mr. Niles P. Grandlin . . . on the show that offers the fabulous big prize of $100,000. The show is called The Big Surprise, presented by the Purex Corporation’s family of products for your family: wonderful new Beads-O-Bleach; Trend detergent, the brand the smart girls buy; and new Blue Dutch Cleanser with exclusive Blue Magic Action. And here’s your $100,000 host, Mike Wallace. BLANK CHECK (NBC, 1975) A player attempts to fill in a four-digit blank check by correctly answering questions. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): It’s Blank Check . . . and here’s the star of our show, Art James. BODY LANGUAGE (CBS, 1984) Players have to identify words that are presented in pantomime. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Olson): It’s a game for the uninhibited and our stars this week—Mary Cadorette and Jim J. Bullock. Watch their bodies do the talking on Body Language. Here’s the star of Body Language, Tom Kennedy. BULLSEYE (Syndicated, 1980) Players answer questions based on a selected category and its money amount. OPENING Announcer (Jay Stewart): This is the television game where daring determines the fate of the players. This is the game of strategy, luck, and knowledge. This is Bullseye. Now here’s the host, Jim Lange.

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CALL MY BLUFF (NBC, 1965) Players have to determine the correct definitions of obscure words. Don Pardo (pilot episode) and Johnny Olson did the announcing. OPENING Announcer: The first word is Gravure. We don’t expect you to know what it means, but could you make up a definition for it? In just a moment, two of our players will have to as they play Call My Bluff, and now here is your host, Bill Leyden. CAMOUFLAGE (ABC, 1961–1962) Players have to find an object hidden in a camouflaged drawing. Don Morrow hosted, with announcing by Johnny Gilbert and Chet Gould. OPENING Visual: Picture with hidden objects. Announcer (Chet Gould): There is a baby bottle hidden in this picture. One of today’s contestants will be given a chance to find it—and if he does, he will win a 1962 Pontiac Catalina station wagon. The ABC Television Network presents the television game where all you have to do is find something that is right before your eyes. Camouflage, brought to you by Lysol, the fastest, easiest, most effective way to kill household germs, and by Golden Grain, makers of Rice-a-Roni, the exciting new side dish from San Francisco. And now, here is your host, Don Morrow. CAMOUFLAGE (Syndicated, 1980) Players must locate hidden objects in camouflaged pictures. OPENING Visual: Picture with hidden objects, then players and a car. Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): Somewhere hidden right before your very eyes in this bonus playoff picture is a clock. Tonight, one of these two contestants may earn the right to trace the outline of that clock. And if they succeed, they’ll win hundreds of dollars in cash and this beautiful brand new Chevrolet Malibu Classic. From the Chuck Barris stage in Hollywood, California, it’s Camouflage. Here’s the host and star of the show, Tom Campbell. CARD SHARKS (NBC, 1978–1981) Contestants must fill in a line of five playing cards by predicting whether the next card will be higher or lower than the previously exposed card. OPENING Announcer (Gene Wood): Aces are nice . . . So are deuces . . . All the rest are just a big nuisance on Card Sharks. And now here’s your host of Card Sharks, Jim Perry.

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THE CELEBRITY GAME (CBS, 1964–1965) Players have to predict how celebrity guests responded (yes or no) to questions. OPENING Host: Should women drivers have different speed laws then men? Should they . . . Nanette Fabray . . . Gisele MacKenzie . . . Paul Lynde . . . Gypsy Rose Lee . . . Barry Sullivan . . . Julie Newmar . . . Jack E. Leonard . . . Ida Lupino . . . and Howard Duff? We’ll have that question answered and some others as our three players try to read the stars’ minds. Announcer (Kenny Williams): From Television City in Hollywood, The Celebrity Game with your host, Carl Reiner. CELEBRITY SWEEPSTAKES (NBC, 1974–1976) Players must determine which one of six celebrity guests possesses the correct answer to a question that is asked of them. OPENING Announcer (Dick Tufeld): Here are today’s celebrities: Carol Wayne, Dick Gautier, Adrienne Barbeau, Rodney Dangerfield, Polly Bergen, and Dan Rowan. This is the game that involves six celebrities, two contestants, and the people who set the odds—our studio audience who are here to play Celebrity Sweepstakes. And here’s the host of Celebrity Sweepstakes, Jim McKrell. CLASSIC CONCENTRATION (NBC, 1987–1991) An update of Concentration wherein players have to solve rebus puzzles in return for prizes. OPENING Visual: A board with numbers concealing a rebus game. Announcer (Gene Wood): Behind these numbers is a puzzle. Can you solve it? F plus wrench . . . French; dress plus ink . . . dressing. French dressing. If you can do that, you’ll have a chance to win one of these eight fabulous cars as we play Classic Concentration! And here’s the host of Concentration, Alex Trebek. CONCENTRATION (NBC, 1958–1978 versions) Players have to match prizes or money amounts by recalling their position on a board when they are concealed again by an improper match. 1958 OPENING Announcer (Art James): The NBC Television Network presents Concentration! This portion of Concentration is brought to you by Pillsbury, the folks who help you add a loving touch to every meal, and now here is your host, Hugh Downs.

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Hugh: Thank you, Art James, and welcome to Concentration, the game where the ability to concentrate pays off. 1973 OPENING Announcer (Johnny Olson): From Hollywood, the game of puzzles and prizes— Concentration. And now here’s the star of Concentration, Jack Narz. THE CROSS-WITS (Syndicated, 1975) Players have to solve crossword puzzles from clues provided by the host, Jack Clark. OPENING Announcer (John Harlan): From Hollywood, it’s The Cross-Wits with number one across, Dr. Joyce Brothers. Three down, Bob Barker. Four across, Gunilla Hutton. Two down, Jan Murray. And now let’s meet the keeper of The Cross-Wits, Mr. Jack Clark. THE DATING GAME (ABC, 1965–1973) A single girl must choose one of three men, concealed from her view, from prepared questions she asks of them. Also played in reverse. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): From Hollywood, the dating capital of the world, in color, it’s The Dating Game and here’s the star of our show and your host, Jim Lange. THE DIAMOND HEAD GAME (Syndicated, 1975) Players answer questions for the chance to grab as much money as possible when placed in a glass room wherein an air machine circulates the money. OPENING Announcer (Jim Thompson): And now from the traveled crossroads in beautiful Hawaii, it’s The Diamond Head Game starring Bob Eubanks. DO YOU TRUST YOUR WIFE? (CBS, 1956–1957; ABC, 1957–1963) Husbands can either answer questions themselves or trust their wives to do so in return for prizes. The ABC version, titled Who Do You Trust? also allows the wife to make the decision—herself or her husband. Edgar Bergen (with dummies Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd) hosts the CBS version; Johnny Carson, the ABC version. CBS OPENING Announcer (Ed Reimers): Charlie McCarthy, do you trust your wife? Mortimer: Well, do ya? Edgar: It’s possible for you to retire for life on . . .

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Announcer: Do You Trust Your Wife? . . . Starring Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, and Mortimer Snerd. Brought to you by the Frigidaire Division of General Motors and the Frigidaire dealers of your community. ABC OPENING Announcer (Ed McMahon): Who Do You Trust? Do you trust your wife? Do you trust your husband? We’ll find out today on Who Do You Trust? And now, here is the star of our show, Johnny Carson. DOLLAR A SECOND (DuMont/NBC/ABC, 1953–1957) Players answer rapid-fire questions attempting to earn as much money as possible (at a dollar a second) before they are defeated by an incorrect response. OPENING Announcer (Ken Roberts): Mogen David wine presents Jan Murray starring in Dollar a Second . . . and now here is the star of Dollar a Second . . . Jan Murray. THE $1.98 BEAUTY SHOW (Syndicated, 1978) Comedian Rip Taylor hosts a weekly spoof of beauty pageants where girls vie for the top prize—$1.98—in cash! OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): From Hollywood, the glamour capital of the world, join us in a make-believe search for the most beautiful girl on Earth. Yes, it’s The $1.98 Beauty Show, an entertainment spectacular if there ever was one, where beauty is not only in the eyes of the beholder but also on this very stage. Tonight, The $1.98 Beauty Show will continue its relentless spoof of all those other so-called beauty contests. And, although this is not a real contest, we will bring you our version of the All American beauty—that one-of-a-kind girl who not only has personality and poise, but beauty and talent as well. Yes, sir, The $1.98 Beauty Show will be bringing you tons of talented and beautiful women every single week. Happy women, terrified women, women singing and dancing and parading about in the latest bathing suits. And now, here’s the host and star of the show, Mr. Beautiful himself, Rip Taylor. DON ADAMS’ SCREEN TEST (Syndicated, 1975) Players appear in an audition skit with an established star hoping for a part in a film or TV series. OPENING Announcer (Dick Tufeld): How would you like to be one of Hollywood’s stars of tomorrow? From Hollywood, the entertainment capital of the world, someone will have a chance to be discovered with The Don

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Adams’ Screen Test. Now here’s your host of The Don Adams’ Screen Test, Don Adams. DOUBLE DARE (CBS, 1976–1977) Players, situated in isolation booths, must identify persons, places, or things from clues provided by the host. OPENING Announcer (Gene Wood): Make a wish . . . Take a chance . . . Take a dare . . . Play the game of Double Dare with the host of Double Dare, Alex Trebek. DOWN YOU GO (DuMont/CBS/ABC/NBC, 1951–1956) Panelists must determine slogans, quotations, or phrases from cryptic clues. Dr. Bergen Evans (1951–1956), then Bill Cullen (1956) host. OPENING Announcer (Lee Vines): Shasta, the cream shampoo that leaves your hair gloriously manageable, and Lilt, the only home permanent made and marketed for the hairstyle you want, presents Down You Go, America’s brightest television game. And here’s your master of ceremonies, nationally known wit and author, Dr. Bergen Evans. DREAM HOUSE (NBC, 1984) Players answer questions hoping to win enough games (rooms of furniture) to also win a new home. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): Welcome to Dream House. Today one of these two couples could win a fabulous new home. And now the man with the keys to your dream house, Mr. Bob Eubanks. EVERY SECOND COUNTS (Syndicated, 1984) Players attempt to win expensive prizes (for the time) by answering questions within specified time limits. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): Today every second counts for three lucky couples who will try to win these beautiful prizes [visual of prizes] and this exciting, brand new car on television’s newest game show, Every Second Counts. And now, here is the man who makes every second count, Bill Rafferty.

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EVERYBODY’S TALKING (ABC, 1967) Players have to determine a famous person, place, or thing from a film sequence. Wink Martindale and Charlie O’Donnell did the announcing. OPENING Visual: Scene of postcards, then camera scenes of guest stars. Announcer: These postcards have come from viewers all over the country who have a chance of winning prizes on this week’s all-star home game. And here to select the cards and play for our home viewers are our special guest celebrities. First, the very funny comedian and costar with the Smothers Brothers on television, Mr. Pat Paulsen; and the fabulous female with that fascinating voice, Miss Tammy Grimes; and the current motion picture and television star whose current motion picture is Doctor, You’ve Got to Be Kidding, Mr. Dwayne Hickman. These guest celebrities will be playing for you viewers at home on Everybody’s Talking. And here’s the man who keeps everybody talking, our host and moderator, Mr. Lloyd Thaxton. FACE THE FACTS (CBS, 1961) Players have to determine the outcome of criminal cases from clues presented in a reenactment that is stopped prior to the denouncement. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): Drama . . . Suspense . . . Decisions . . . On Face the Facts . . . brought to you by new heavy duty Breeze, the detergent that gets clothes Laundromat clean. And here’s the star of our show, Red Rowe. FACE THE MUSIC (Syndicated, 1980) Contestants must answer questions based on songs. OPENING Announcer (John Harlan): From Hollywood, the entertainment capital of the world, it’s time to Face the Music with Tommy Oliver and His Orchestra . . . Our lovely singer, Lisa Donovan . . . and now the star of our show, Ron Ely. FAMILY FEUD (ABC/Syndicated, 1976–1985; Syndicated, 1988–1995; 1999– ) Two families compete against each other by answering questions in return for money. RICHARD DAWSON OPENING Announcer (Gene Wood): It’s time for the Family Feud [families introduced]. Now let’s start the Family Feud and here’s the star, Richard Dawson.

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RAY COMBS OPENING Announcer (Gene Wood; after introducing the families): On your mark, let’s start the Family Feud with the star of Family Feud, Ray Combs. RICHARD KARN OPENING Announcer (Burton Richardson): It’s time to play Family Feud . . . and now here’s the star of our show, Richard Karn. LOUIE ANDERSON OPENING Announcer (Burton Richardson; after introducing the families): You are about to see these two teams battle it out for $10,000 in cash. It’s time to play the Family Feud. Now, here is the star of our show, Louie Anderson. JOHN O’HURLEY OPENING Announcer (Burton Richardson): It’s time to play the Family Feud. And now here’s your host, John O’Hurley. STEVE HARVEY OPENING Announcer: This is Joey Fatone. It’s time to play Family Feud. Give it up for Steve Harvey. THE FUN FACTORY (NBC, 1976) Studio audience members vie for prizes by either answering questions or performing stunts. OPENING Announcer (Jim Thompson): And now it’s time for The Fun Factory with your host Bobby Van. FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK (ABC, 1968–1969) Before air time, five celebrities answer questions. On stage, the host presents the same questions to three players, but the answers are in mixed order. Players have to pair the celebrity with what he or she said. OPENING Announcer (Kenny Williams): Noel Harrison . . . Nanette Fabray . . . Jim Backus . . . Jan Murray . . . and Donna Jean Young . . . all on the comedy game show, Funny You Should Ask . . . Brought to you by improved Ajax 2, always stronger than dirt and stronger on stains. And now here’s our man in Hollywood, Lloyd Thaxton. GAMBIT (CBS, 1972–1976) Players answer questions for playing cards to score an exact 21 or as close as possible without going over to win.

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OPENING Announcer (Kenny Williams): You have the knowledge . . . you know the odds . . . all the rest is in the cards on Gambit, a game of skill, fate, and fortune. And now from Television City in Hollywood, here is your host on Gambit, Wink Martindale. THE GAME GAME (Syndicated, 1969) Players have to determine which answer (of five that are revealed) is the correct one to a psychology-based question. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): From Hollywood, it’s The Game Game, the game that reveals a little bit more about your favorite celebrities and yourselves. And now, get your paper and pencil and get ready and join this delightful television and recording star, Miss Joanie Sommars . . . this handsome actor who stars in the new television series University Medical Center, Mr. Chad Everett . . . and this lovely actress and personality, currently starring in the film Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Miss Dyan Cannon. And here’s your host, the star of our show, Mr. Jim McKrell. [This particular episode was taped before University Medical Center premiered as Medical Center.] THE G.E. COLLEGE BOWL (CBS/NBC, 1959–1970) Varsity scholar teams, representing two colleges, compete for scholarships in a question-and-answer session. Allen Ludden (1959–1962) and Robert Earle (1962– 1970) host. Don Morrow (1959–1961), Alan Berns (1961–1962), and Mel Brandt (1962–1970) did the announcing. OPENING Announcer: Match wits with the champions in America’s favorite questionand-answer game. Live from New York City, the intercollegiate battle of brains, the award-winning General Electric College Bowl, presenting outstanding varsity scholars throughout America and brought to you each week by the General Electric Company. And now, here is the host, the man with the questions, Robert Earle. THE GENERATION GAP (ABC, 1969) Younger players answer questions about the past while older players respond to questions about the present. Dennis Wholey and Jack Barry served as the hosts. OPENING Announcer (Fred Foy): Tonight on The Generation Gap, can a member of the older generation identify this famous musical group [Paul Revere and the Raiders]? Can members of the younger generation identify America’s

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first television idol [Milton Berle]? Test yourself on The Generation Gap. And now here’s the star of The Generation Gap, Dennis Wholey. GO LUCKY (CBS, 1951) Players have to act out and identify charades. OPENING Announcer (Hal Simms): The American Tobacco Company—Lucky Strike presents Go Lucky starring Jan Murray . . . Let’s play Go Lucky . . . starring Jan Murray . . . Presented by Lucky Strike . . . and here to play Go Lucky with you is the star of our show, Jan Murray. THE GONG SHOW (NBC, 1976–1978; Syndicated, 1976–1980) People with little or sometimes no talent compete for cash prizes. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): From Hollywood, almost live, it’s The Gong Show . . . and here is the star of our show, your host, Chuck Barris. HEADLINE CHASERS (Syndicated, 1985) Players attempt to answer questions based on current news stories. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): If it was news and you know it, you’ll win some heavy cash on Headline Chasers. And now here’s our headliner, Wink Martindale. HIGH FINANCE (CBS, 1956) Contestants, chosen from various cities across the United States must answer questions based on items from their local newspapers in return for money. OPENING Announcer (Jay Simms): High Finance, the show that makes a dream come true, is brought to you by Mennen, the first name in good grooming, Mennen, makers of a host of fine products for good looks and good health. For men, for babies, for the entire family. And now Mennen presents the man who makes your dreams come true, the star of our show, Dennis James. HIGH LOW (NBC, 1957) Players choose to answer questions based on a higher cash prize ($1500) or a lower award ($1000). Failure to answer correctly, however, costs them their winnings. OPENING Announcer (Don Pardo): High . . . Low . . . Brought to you by Ford, makers of America’s favorite station wagon and the Ford dealers of your commu-

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nity . . . High . . . Low, the fascinating game where a contestant gambles to match his knowledge against anyone of our three panel members. And now here’s our host for High Low, Jack Barry. HIGH ROLLERS (NBC, 1974–1976; 1978–1980; Syndicated, 1987–1988) Players answer questions for a chance to roll a pair of dice and win prizes. Alex Trebek hosted the NBC version; Wink Martindale the Syndicated version. OPENING Announcer (Kenny Williams): Now a game of high stakes where every decision is a gamble and every move can be your last—High Rollers. Now, here’s the man with the action, Alex Trebek. HOLD THAT NOTE (NBC, 1957) Players have to identify song titles as fast as possible or in as few notes as possible. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Olson): Hold That Note—the biggest money-paying musical show on the air . . . and now here’s the star of our show, Bert Parks. THE HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION (Syndicated, 1977) A question is read that involves celebrities in a hypothetical situation. Players have to predict how each celebrity (who answered before air time) responded to the situation. OPENING Announcer (Jay Stewart): What kind of romantic partner do you prefer—one who follows your lead or one who leads you? In just a few minutes, we’ll hear the responses to this and other questions from these six celebrities—the lovely Meredith MacRae . . . Mr. Television, Milton Berle . . . the outspoken Zsa Zsa Gabor . . . Barney Miller’s Abe Vigoda . . . from Busting Loose, Pat Carroll . . . and the inevitable Nipsey Russell as we play The Hollywood Connection. And now here’s our host, Jim Lange. THE HOLLYWOOD SQUARES (NBC, 1966–1980) Players have to acquire three squares up and down, across, or diagonally by choosing a celebrity guest and predicting if a response to a question asked of him is true or false. Wally Cox, Paul Lynde, Charley Weaver (Cliff Arquette), Rose Marie, George Gobel, and Karen Valentine were among the regular “squares.” OPENING Visual: Nine celebrities seated in an elaborate tic-tac-toe board. Announcer (Kenny Williams): One of these stars is sitting in the secret square and the contestant who picks it first could win a prize package worth $3,567. Which star is it? Rob Reiner . . . Joan Rivers . . . Marty Allen . . .

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Arthur Godfrey . . . William Conrad . . . Connie Stevens . . . George Gobel . . . Charo . . . Paul Lynde . . . All in The Hollywood Squares. And here’s the master of The Hollywood Squares, Peter Marshall. THE HONEYMOON RACE (ABC, 1967–1968) Newlyweds compete in various stunts in an attempt to win a dream honeymoon. OPENING Visual: The Hollywood Mall and three couples. Announcer (Richard Hayes): This is the fabulous Hollywood Mall in Hollywood, Florida. And these are our honeymooners who are going to speed through this mall in an exciting race to win a perfect prize for their honeymoon home. And now, to put them through their paces, is your honeymoon host, Bill Malone. HOW’S YOUR MOTHER-IN-LAW? (ABC, 1967–1968) Celebrities, acting as defense lawyers, must determine through question-andanswer rounds which of three contestants is the best mother-in-law. OPENING Announcer (Roy Rowan): From Hollywood, U.S.A., How’s Your Mother-inLaw? And now here’s your host and the star of How’s Your Mother-inLaw? Wink Martindale. I’LL BUY THAT (CBS, 1953–1954) Celebrity guests question the host regarding a strange object that is seen. If a selected studio audience member can identify the object, he receives a cash prize. OPENING Announcer (Hal Simms): Here’s Albert Moorehead, Audrey Meadows, Hans Conried, and Vanessa Brown, all set to take you on a free-wheeling I’ll Buy That spree full of fun buying fantastic items offered by I’ll Buy That moderator, Mike Wallace. I’VE GOT A SECRET (CBS, 1952–1957; Syndicated, 1972–1973; CBS, 1976) Players attempt to identify the secret possessed by a guest. OPENING Visual: Celebrity panel introducing themselves and saying “I’ve Got a Secret.” Announcer (John Cannon): I’ve Got a Secret presented by Winston, the cigarette that changed America’s mind about filter-tip smoking. Winston tastes good—like a cigarette should. Now Winston Filter Tip Cigarettes brings you America’s number one panel show, I’ve Got a Secret starring Garry Moore.

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IT COULD BE YOU (NBC, 1956–1961) Players, chosen from the studio audience, perform stunts to win something they always wanted. OPENING Announcer (Wendell Niles): It Could Be You. It’s America’s show of surprises brought to you by new liquid Prell, the shampoo that’s extra rich to leave your hair looking radiantly alive, and by Ivory Soap, recommended by more doctors for baby’s skin and yours. And now here is your master of surprises, Bill Leyden. IT PAYS TO BE IGNORANT (CBS/NBC, 1949–1951) Players struggle to get a reasonable answer to an idiotic question from panel members who constantly evade the correct response. OPENING Chorus (Townsmen Quartet): It Pays to Be Ignorant, to be dense, to be dumb, to be ignorant . . . Announcer (Dick Stark): From coast to coast and in every state in the union, the more than 3,000 DeSoto Plymouth dealers of America presents . . . Chorus: It Pays to Be Ignorant . . . Host (Tom Howard): What color was George Washington’s white horse? Panelist: He rode a horse? Host: Pay that man eight dollars because . . . Chorus: It Pays to Be Ignorant. IT’S NEWS TO ME (CBS, 1951–1954) Players have to determine which one of three panelists is relating the truth about a news event. John Daly and Walter Cronkite host. OPENING Host: Tonight we are about to present for your enjoyment the panel program called It’s News to Me. We’d like you to play the game with us and we’ll start in just twenty seconds. The American Oil Company, the drillers who produce oil, the scientists who refine it, the seamen who transport it, the men who deliver it—and the Amoco dealers who service you. All Amoco people present It’s News to Me. IT’S YOUR BET (Syndicated, 1969) Players have to predict whether or not their partner can answer a question that will be asked of them. Hal March, Tom Kennedy, and Lyle Waggoner served as hosts.

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OPENING Announcer (John Harlan): It’s Your Bet. And now let’s meet the star of our show, Hal March. JACKPOT (Syndicated, 1990) Players have to solve riddles in exchange for prizes. OPENING Announcer (Don Pardo): Today sixteen players are here trying to win $50,000. Every one of them is holding a difficult riddle, but only one of them holds the jackpot riddle. You never know when someone in the game will stand up and yell— Player: Jackpot! Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen. Here’s the star of our show, Geoff Edwards. JEOPARDY (NBC, 1964–1978; 1978–1979; Syndicated, 1984– ) Art Fleming (1964–1979), then Alex Trebek, host a program wherein players must give the questions to answers asked of them. 1968 OPENING Announcer (Don Pardo): And now entering the studio are today’s contestants [each is introduced]. These three people will compete for cash and prizes today on Jeopardy. And here is the star of Jeopardy, Art Fleming. 1974 OPENING Visual: As the announcer speaks, three contestants are seen. Announcer (Don Pardo): Presenting today’s three contestants. [After introductions]: These three people will compete today on Jeopardy. And here’s the star of Jeopardy, Art Fleming. 1975 OPENING (Last Art Fleming Episode) Announcer (Don Pardo): Ladies and gentlemen, it is with great admiration that I present for the 2,753rd time, the star of Jeopardy, Art Fleming. 1984–1999 OPENING Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): This is Jeopardy. [Three players are introduced.] And now here’s the host of Jeopardy, Alex Trebek. Alex (after applause): Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to America’s favorite question-and-answer game, Jeopardy. 2000–2013 OPENING Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): This is Jeopardy. Let’s meet today’s contestants. [After their introduction]: And now here is the host of Jeopardy, Alex Trebek.

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THE JOKER’S WILD (CBS, 1972–1975; Syndicated, 1977–1986; 1990–1991) Players answer questions in return for cash prizes. Jack Barry, Bill Cullen, and Pat Finn hosted; Johnny Jacobs announced the CBS version. OPENING Announcer (Jay Stewart): From Hollywood, here’s the game where knowledge is king and Lady Luck is queen. It’s The Joker’s Wild. And here’s the host of our show, Jack Barry. JUDGE FOR YOURSELF (NBC, 1953–1954) Performances by promising new talent acts. OPENING Announcer (Don Pardo): The Fred Allen Show—Judge for Yourself with Bob Carroll, the Skylarks, and tonight’s guest, Judy Johnson. Brought to you by the makers of Old Gold cigarettes, regular and king size. And here, for the maker of Old Gold cigarettes, is Dennis James. [After doing a sponsor pitch, Dennis would introduce host Fred Allen.] KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY (ABC, 1957–1958) Two families compete against each other in a series of question-and-answer rounds. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Olson): The American Broadcasting Company presents Keep It in the Family. Yes, it’s Keep It in the Family with the happy of happiest gabfest families in America starring Bill Nimmo. LAUGH LINE (NBC, 1959) A celebrity panel attempts to supply comic captions for “living cartoons” (actors in portrait-like scenes). OPENING Visual: A living cartoon depiction of Washington crossing the Hudson. Announcer (Tom Reddy): This is a living cartoon. Tonight you will see and hear comedy lines created for this and other living cartoons on Laugh Line . . . Laugh Line is brought to you by Dristan and Anacin—Anacin for the pain relief most doctors recommend for fast, fast relief of headache pain. And here is your host and cartoon interrogator, Dick Van Dyke. LET’S MAKE A DEAL (NBC/ABC/Syndicated/CBS, 1963– ) Players attempt to win money and/or prizes by trading what they brought with them for a chance at something better.

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1969 OPENING Announcer: It’s time for Let’s Make a Deal. And here’s TV’s big dealer, Monty Hall. 1975 OPENING Visual: View of the audience (who are attired in outlandish outfits). Announcer: These people, dressed as they are, came from all over the United States to make deals in the market place of America—Let’s Make a Deal. And now, here’s America’s top trader, TV’s big dealer, Monty Hall. 2003 OPENING Announcer: These people, dressed as they are, have come to the trading floor of America to play Let’s Make a Deal. And here’s your host, TV’s big dealer, Billy Bush. 2013 OPENING Announcer: It’s time for Let’s Make a Deal. And here’s TV’s big dealer, Wayne Brady. LET’S PLAY POST OFFICE (NBC, 1965–1966) Players have to determine the authors of letters that could have been written by famous people. OPENING Announcer (Bill Wendell): Yes, Let’s Play Post Office, a brand new game of deduction where our players will be reading other people’s mail and trying to guess who signed the letters. There’s lots of cash if they’re quick and correct. So now let’s meet our three contestants—Lori Glassco . . . Brooke Eaton . . . and Neal Epstein. And now here’s our postmaster of ceremonies, Don Morrow. THE LIAR’S CLUB (Syndicated, 1969; 1976–1979; 1988–1989) Players attempt to guess the actual purpose of an item described by a celebrity panel of four (only one of whom is relating the truth). Rod Serling (1969), Bill Armstrong, Allen Ludden (1976–1979), and Eric Boardman (1988–1989) served as the hosts. 1969 OPENING Announcer (Jim Isaics): Welcome to today’s edition of The Liar’s Club. Visual: An unfamiliar object. Announcer: If you do not know what this object is or what it is used for, well, settle back, the tall tales are about to begin. First we’d like you to welcome one of America’s great storytellers and president of the Liar’s Club, Rod Serling.

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LOVE CONNECTION (Syndicated, 1983) An attempt to spark a romance by having a single person view three videotaped interviews with someone of the opposite sex and then selecting the one he or she would most like to date. OPENING Announcer (Rod Roddy): Welcome to Love Connection where old-fashioned romance meets modern-day technology; where you have all the intimate details of a first date. And now here’s our host, Chuck Woolery. THE LOVE EXPERTS (Syndicated, 1978) Up-to-the-minute reports on relationships and loving in the 1980s. OPENING Visual: Participants are seen as the announcer speaks. Announcer (Jack Clark): J. C. Stevens is in love with a compulsive talker. Can eighteen-year-old Robin Cook make it as the wife of an older man? Janice Reed cannot get her male friends to think of her as one of the boys. They’re all here to tell their stories to . . . JoAnne Worley . . . David Letterman . . . and Soupy Sales—The Love Experts starring Bill Cullen. THE MAGNIFICENT MARBLE MACHINE (NBC, 1975–1976) Players answer questions in an attempt to win money by playing a large, electronic pinball machine. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): Today some of these people may win a fortune in cash and prizes when they’re picked at random to play The Magnificent Marble Machine with one of our all-star teams. Presenting this week: the women—Karen Valentine and Della Reese—battling against the men, Robert Fuller and Jamie Farr. And now here’s your host, Mr. Art James. MAKE A FACE (ABC, 1961–1962) Players have to assemble and identify pictures of celebrities that are cut into puzzle pieces. OPENING Announcer (Dirk Fredericks): The ABC Television Network presents . . . Make a Face . . . and now here’s your host, Bob Clayton. Bob: Thank you very much and welcome to Make a Face, the show where sometimes the face is familiar but most of the time it’s not.

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MAKE THE CONNECTION (NBC, 1955) Celebrities have to determine how their paths crossed with those of their guests. Jim McKay and Gene Rayburn hosted; Lee Vines and Durward Kirby did the announcing. OPENING Announcer (Durward Kirby): You and your neighbors across the country buy more food packages carrying the Borden’s brand than any other in the world. And now Borden’s presents TV’s newest and liveliest panel show—Make the Connection. And now let’s meet our Make the Connection panel: the star of Life with Elizabeth, Betty White; disc jockey and humorist, Gene Klavin; actress Gloria DeHaven; the Broadway star Eddie Bracken; our bright young moderator, the television comedian, Gene Rayburn; and Borden’s guest tonight, the all-time funny man, Buster Keaton. MANHUNT (UPN, 2001) Thirteen players (the prey) seek to avoid being “shot” by three hunters who pursue them on a remote South Pacific island to win money. John Cena hosts. OPENING Announcer: On a remote island in the South Pacific, three relentless predators are on the hunt. Their prey: thirteen men and women together in a group. They have six days to cross fifty miles in a treacherous journey and claim a quarter of a million dollars in cash. In the end, only one can emerge victorious in this most dangerous game. MASQUERADE PARTY (NBC/CBS/ABC, 1952–1960) Panelists have to determine the identity of elaborately disguised guests. Douglas Edwards, Peter Donald, and Bert Parks served as the hosts. OPENING Visual: A guest (here, TV star Dagmar) seen in a disguise. Announcer (Johnny Olson): Who is this famous person? Well, you’ll find out tonight on Masquerade Party, brought to you by Esquire shoe polish, makers of Esquire boot polish, the polish that puts that looking-glass shine on your shoes; and Esquire Lanol-White, the white shoe cleaner that makes your shoes whiter than new, and kitten soft too. And now here’s your genial master of ceremonies for Masquerade Party, Peter Donald, Esquire. THE MATCH GAME (NBC, 1962–1969; CBS, 1973–1979) Players have to match their answers to blanks filled in by celebrity guests.

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NBC OPENING Announcer (Johnny Olson): From New York City, it’s time to play The Match Game. This portion of The Match Game brought to you by Downey fabric softener . . . and now here’s your host, Gene Rayburn. CBS OPENING Announcer (Johnny Olson): Get ready to match the stars . . . Michael Landon . . . Jack Klugman . . . JoAnn Pflug . . . Richard Dawson . . . Anita Gillette . . . as we play the star-studded big money Match Game ’73. And here’s the host of Match Game ’73, Gene Rayburn. MERV GRIFFIN’S CROSS-WITS (Syndicated, 2008) Merv Griffin–created program wherein players answer questions in an attempt to fill in a crossword puzzle. OPENING Announcer (Edd Hall): Welcome to Merv Griffin’s Cross-Wits . . . and here’s your host, Ty Treadway. MISSING LINKS (NBC, 1963–1964; ABC, 1964) Players bet on the ability of a celebrity guest to fill in the blanks that are contained in a story that is read. Ed McMahon (NBC) and Dick Clark (ABC) served as the hosts. OPENING Announcer: The name of the game is Missing Links. Brought to you by Ajax, the all-purpose cleaner with ammonia, and by Peter Pan peanut butter, the peanut butter that’s as good as gold. THE MONEY MAZE (ABC, 1974–1975) Players must make their way through a large stage-constructed maze in an attempt to win money. OPENING Announcer (Alan Kalter): There’s $10,000 at stake every time the audience shouts— Audience: Five . . . four . . . three . . . two . . . one . . . zero. Announcer: Welcome to the magical mystery of The Money Maze. And here’s our star, the master of the maze, Nick Clooney. MONOPOLY (ABC, 1990) Adaptation of the Parker Brothers board game wherein players answer questions to acquire property (cash value placed in a bank); the player with the most cash total wins.

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OPENING Announcer (Charlie O’Donnell): Yes, Monopoly, the world’s most famous board game, is now Monopoly, the television game. Here comes our hostess, Kathy Karges, and here’s the host of Monopoly, Mike Reilly. MOTHER’S DAY (ABC, 1958–1959) Three mothers compete in contests based on the operation of a household. OPENING Announcer (Bill Brophy): Mother’s Day featuring the greatest experts of all, the American mother. Brought to you today by Chef Boy-Ar-Dee spaghetti and meatballs and a complete line of Italian-styled foods. And now, here is your host, Dick Van Dyke. THE MOVIE GAME (Syndicated, 1969–1972) Players answer questions based on feature films and film stars. Sonny Fox and Larry Blyden served as the hosts. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): It’s time to play The Movie Game starring today, Larry Storch, June Lockhart, Dennis Weaver, Carol Channing, Mr. Army Archerd, and your Hollywood host, Sonny Fox. MUSIC BINGO (NBC/ABC, 1958–1960) Contestants have to identify songs in return for prizes. Wayne Howell (NBC) and Allan Jeffreys (ABC) did the announcing. OPENING (NBC) Announcer (Wayne Howell): It’s Music Bingo, the exciting new musical game and we hope this is your lucky night to win one of the thousandand-one prizes tonight on Music Bingo. Music Bingo is brought to you tonight by Hazel Bishop, whose new super-soft hairspray is sweeping the country. . . And now here is Music Bingo and your host, Johnny Gilbert. MUSICAL CHAIRS (CBS, 1975) A song is performed but stopped prior to its conclusion. Three possible last lines appear on a board. Players have to select the correct last line to acquire points (the most of which wins the game). OPENING Announcer (Pat Hernon): It’s the new musical game show Musical Chairs with the Musical Chairs Orchestra directed by Derek Smith and showcasing this week’s special guest, featured artist at music festivals, the unique new singing star Jane Oliver; and the young singer whose own record album will be released this summer, Lynn Kellogg; and four young

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sisters who have thrilled audiences in Africa and Europe, Sister Sledge. And here is the host of Musical Chairs the chair-man, Adam Wade. THE NAME DROPPERS (NBC, 1969–1970) A person (Name Dropper) appears and states how he is related to one of three guest celebrities but does not tell to whom. Each celebrity relates a story concerning his relationship with the Name Dropper. Players have to determine which celebrity is related to the Name Dropper. OPENING Visual: The players for the week followed by a single player in the group. Announcer (Kenny Williams): These are the contestants . . . This is a Name Dropper . . . On Lohman and Barkley’s Name Droppers . . . Starring Bob Cummings, Ruth Buzzi, and Bob Newhart. And here are those stammering game players, Al Lohman and Roger Barkley. NAME THAT TUNE (Syndicated, 1974–1981) Players have to identify song titles in return for prizes. OPENING Announcer (John Harlan): From Hollywood, the music capital of the world, it’s Name That Tune. And now let’s meet the man who wants you to win $100,000, Tom Kennedy. THE NAME’S THE SAME (ABC, 1951–1955) A celebrity panel has to identify the birth names of guests who have the same names as famous celebrities. Robert Q. Lewis (1951–1954), Dennis James (1954), Bob and Ray (Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding), and Clifton Fadiman (1955) served as the hosts. Lee Vines and Lee Goodman did the announcing. OPENING Announcer (Lee Goodman): The Ralston Purina Company of Checkerboard Square in St. Louis, Missouri, makers of Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, and Ry-Krisp and Instant Ralston, presents The Name’s the Same. And now let’s meet our moderator of The Name’s the Same, author of the current best-seller Body of One, the head man himself, Clifton Fadiman. THE NEIGHBORS (ABC, 1975–1976) Five actual neighbors appear. Two are the players; three are panelists. Players have to determine if statements made by a panel member refers to the panel member or his/her neighbor. OPENING Announcer (Joe Seiter): It’s time for The Neighbors and here’s the neighbors’ best friend and your host, Regis Philbin.

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THE NEWLYWED GAME (ABC/Syndicated/GSN, 1966– ) Questions are posed to newlywed couples to determine how well they know each other. OPENINGS 1966 Announcer: From Hollywood, here come the newlyweds. Yes, it’s The Newlywed Game . . . and here’s your host, the star of The Newlywed Game, Bob Eubanks. 1979 Announcer: From the Chuck Barris stage in Hollywood, California, here come the newlyweds . . . it’s The Newlywed Game and here is the star of The Newlywed Game, Bob Eubanks. 1980 Announcer: Four unpredictable couples will be competing to win on The New Newlywed Game. Now here’s the star of The New Newlywed Game, Bob Eubanks. 1988 Announcer: It’s The All-New Newlywed Game . . . and here is your host for The All-New Newlywed Game, Bob Eubanks. 1997 Announcer: From Hollywood, here come the newlyweds. Yes, it’s The New Newlywed Game . . . and now here’s the star of The New Newlywed Game, Bob Eubanks. 2013: [After the title visual is seen, host Sherri Shepherd, situated in the studio audience, exclaims] Let’s meet tonight’s newlyweds [she introduces the four couples and concludes with] let’s play The Newlywed Game. [Carnie Wilson originally hosted this GSN version.] OH MY WORD (Syndicated, 1965–1969) Players have to supply definitions for obscure words. OPENING Announcer (Jay Snyder): From San Francisco, it’s television’s most unpredictable panel playing Oh My Word. And here to help you play Oh My Word is Jim Lange. ON YOUR WAY (DuMont, 1953–1954) Players answer general knowledge questions in return for prizes (all-expenses paid trips). OPENING Announcer (Don Morrow): Welch’s, the greatest name in products of the grape, makers of Welch’s Family Wine, presents On Your Way and here’s the man to help you on your way, your friend at home, Bud Collyer.

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THE $100,000 NAME THAT TUNE (Syndicated, 1984) Update of Name That Tune wherein players must identify song titles. OPENING Announcer (John Harlan): From Hollywood, it’s the new $100,000 Name That Tune and here is the star of Name That Tune, Jim Lange. THE $1,000,000 CHANCE OF A LIFETIME (Syndicated, 1986) Players have to identify words that are first seen as a line of blank spaces with letters then being revealed one by one. OPENING Visual: Couples depicted winning money. Announcer (Johnny Gilbert): These couples have all become instant millionaires on the richest game on television. Today, two more couples will compete for one million dollars in cash and prizes—all on The $1,000,000 Chance of a Lifetime. And now here’s your host, the man with a million, Jim Lange. PANTOMIME QUIZ (CBS/NBC/DuMont/ABC, 1950–1959) Celebrities have to perform and identify charades. 1952 OPENING Announcer (Ken Niles): Camel, America’s most popular cigarette, presents the favorite show of the Hollywood stars . . . From Hollywood . . . it’s Mike Stokey’s Pantomime Quiz . . . brought to you by Camel cigarettes with regulars Fritz Feld, Adele Jergens, Hans Conried, and Jackie Coogan and a guest panel of four of your favorite motion picture stars [in this episode: Forrest Tucker, Paul Kelly, Mari Blanchard, Nancy Kelly]. And now to start off tonight’s festivities, here is your host, Mike Stokey. CLOSING Mike: Well, that about does it for tonight, good people; but we’ll be back with you for another session of Pantomime Quiz a week from tonight. Meanwhile, give yourself a carton of Camels and get in on that wonderful flavor and cool, cool mildness. This is Mike Stokey saying so long for all the gang and for Camels, America’s most popular cigarette. Announcer: Join us again next week, same time, same channel for another half hour of fun when our regular team challenges another team of outstanding personalities. This is Ken Niles saying good-bye for Camels, America’s most popular cigarette. 1954 OPENING Announcer (Bill Rogers): Revlon, the world’s largest-selling lipstick; Revlon, the world’s largest-selling nail enamel; Revlon’s wonderful new hairspray—Silken-Net, holds your hair in place perfectly; Revlon, the great-

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est name in cosmetics, presents the favorite show of the Hollywood stars, Mike Stokey’s Pantomime Quiz. And here is your host of this evening’s festivities, Mike Stokey. PASS THE BUCK (NBC, 1978) Players must supply items appropriate to category topics that are revealed. OPENING Announcer (Bob Clayton): Ladies and gentlemen, these four players are about to make instant decisions under pressure. Only the last survivor will win the game and all the money on Pass the Buck with your host, Bill Cullen. PASSWORD (CBS, 1961–1967 version) Players have to guess words possessed by their partners through one-word clues. Jack Clark and Lee Vines did the announcing. OPENING Visual: As the announcer speaks the celebrity guest is seen. Announcer: This is the comedy star of television, motion pictures, and the Broadway stage, fabulous Lucille Ball. This is the talented comedian and the star of supper clubs and television, Gary Morton. Tonight, Miss Lucille Ball and Gary Morton will join some very special guests on Password. And here’s your host of Password, Allen Ludden. Announcer: Yes, it’s Password, brought to you by Woolite, the cold-water wash created especially for woolen and fine fabrics. And now here’s your host on Password, Allen Ludden. Note: The program also opened with the announcer introducing a celebrity guest and then the guest introducing his or her partner. When the second guest was introduced, he or she ended with “and we’re all here to play Password.” The announcer then introduced the host. PAY CARDS (Syndicated, 1968–1969) Contestants compete in a game of poker seeking the best hands for the most money. OPENING Announcer (Fred Collins): You’re the king and queen when you play television’s first card game, Pay Cards. And here’s the ace up our sleeve, the host who pays, Art James. P.D.Q. (Syndicated, 1965) Players have to identify phrases from key letters that are displayed on a board.

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OPENING Announcer (Kenny Williams): Mickey Manners . . . Ruta Lee . . . Paul Winchell . . . On the game of quick thinking, P.D.Q. . . . starring Dennis James. PENNY TO A MILLION (ABC, 1955) Spelling-bee-like competition wherein players receive one penny doubled to a possible million ($10,000) for each correctly spelled word. George Ansbro (New York–based shows) and Jay Stewart (Los Angeles–based programs) did the announcing. TYPICAL OPENING Visual: A scene of pennies. Announcer: This is Penny to a Million. Raleigh cigarettes, the pack with the coupon on the back—Raleigh; and the W. A. Schaeffer Pen Company present television’s most exciting new game, Penny to a Million. And now, exactly with a million in his jeans, here’s Raleigh’s man of means, Bill Goodwin. PEOPLE ARE FUNNY (NBC, 1954–1961) Selected studio audience members perform stunts in return for prizes. Theme: “People Are Funny” by Bill Bates. OPENING Announcer (Pat McGeehan): People . . . Are . . . Funny . . . Brought to you by new, even-waving Toni [home permanent] with the first easy double applicator and new White Rain, the first and only crystal clear liquid shampoo. Chorus: People Are Funny starring Art Linkletter. THE PERFECT MATCH (Syndicated, 1967) Three men and three women, matched by a computer, have to determine who was matched with whom. OPENING Announcer (over visual of the players): These three young men have been matched by a computer with these three young ladies. Are you able to tell who has been matched with whom? Welcome to The Perfect Match, the game where contestants attempt to discover who the IBM 360 computer has selected as their perfect match. And now here’s the perfect man to help us all find the perfect match, Dick Enberg. PERSONALITY (NBC, 1967–1969) Celebrities have to determine how well they know each other as well as themselves through a series of questions and answers.

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OPENING Announcer (Jack Clark): Today, Corbett Monica . . . Mimi Hines . . . and Phil Ford play Personality with our special guest star Glen Ford. And now here’s your host, Larry Blyden. PITFALL (Syndicated, 1981) A player stands at the foot of a large stage-constructed bridge. By correctly answering questions, he moves across the bridge—but enters a pitfall if he supplies an incorrect response (correctly answering another question frees him). The player must cross all eight sections of the bridge with a specific time limit to win. OPENING Announcer (John Barton): Today every wrong step could bring disaster as players attempt to cross this bridge [visual of stage-constructed bridge] and win a prize package worth over $5,000. Watch now as they play to win a fortune on Pitfall. And now here’s the man to guide you through all the pitfalls, Alex Trebek. PLACE THE FACE (CBS/NBC, 1953–1955) Players must make the connection between themselves and someone from their past. Jack Smith (1953), Jack Bailey (1954), and Bill Cullen (1955) hosted; Jack Narz and Bob Warren did the announcing. OPENING Visual: Man sketching a picture of a girl. Announcer: Can you place the face this busy artist is sketching? It’s lovely Joanne Gilbert, Hollywood’s newest singing and dancing sensation. And oh, the artist. Will you turn around sir so we can place the face? Why it’s the rumba king, Xavier Cugat. But will they be able to place faces from their past? We’ll find out right now on Place the Face. PLAY THE PERCENTAGES (Syndicated, 1980) A question, based on a survey of 300 people who answered it, is read. Players have to predict the percentage of people who were able to answer it. OPENING Announcer (Jay Stewart): This is a show where the people determine the difficulty of the questions. Let’s Play the Percentages! Now here’s our host, Geoff Edwards. PLAY YOUR HUNCH (CBS/ABC/NBC, 1958–1963) Three sets that pertain to a particular subject are revealed. Players have to determine the factor that distinguishes one from the other.

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OPENING Visual: People performing a pantomime. Announcer (Johnny Olson): If you want to know what these folks are doing, you’ll have a chance to figure it out for yourself on Play Your Hunch, starring Merv Griffin. THE PRICE IS RIGHT (NBC/ABC, 1956–1965; CBS, 1972– ) Players have to determine the suggested retail selling price of merchandise in return for prizes. OPENINGS Announcer (for host Bill Cullen): Today four bargain hunters match their shopping skills as Lever Brothers, makers of new blue liquid Wisk that gets all the family wash really clean, and Lux liquid detergent for fast, easy dishwashing, presents The Price Is Right, the exciting game of bidding, buying, and bargaining with your host, Bill Cullen. Announcer (for host Bob Barker): Here it comes! Television’s most exciting hour of fantastic prizes. The fabulous sixty-minute Price Is Right. Zane Burch—come on down! Mark Becker—come on down! Lori Stone—come on down! Sandra Obrist—come on down! You are the first four contestants on The Price Is Right. And now here is the star of The Price Is Right, Bob Barker. Announcer (for host Drew Carey): Here at the Bob Barker Studios at CBS in Hollywood, it’s The Price Is Right . . . and here is your host, Drew Carey. QUEEN FOR A DAY (NBC/ABC, 1956–1964; Syndicated, 1970) Women appear to relate sad stories in the hope of receiving prizes. 1957 OPENING Visual: Host Jack Bailey pointing his finger at the camera and saying: “Would you like to be Queen for a Day?” Announcer (Gene Baker): Hartz Mountain, the pet products for happier, healthier pets, proudly presents Queen for a Day, the Cinderella show starring the king of Queen for a Day, Mr. Jack Bailey. 1960 OPENING Host: Would you like to be Queen for a Day? Announcer (John Harlan): The National Broadcasting Company presents the Cinderella show, Queen for a Day, starring Jack Bailey. 1970 OPENING Announcer: From Hollywood . . . Queen for a Day . . . Starring Dick Curtis and Nancy Myers. And here’s Dick Curtis [who would first appear then introduce his cohost, Nancy Myers].

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THE REEL GAME (ABC, 1971) Players answer questions based on subjects seen in film clips. OPENING Announcer (Jack Clark): From the headlines and headliners of the past and present comes television’s most fascinating new show—The Reel Game. And now here’s the host of our show, Jack Barry. RHYME AND REASON (ABC, 1975–1976) A rhyming phrase is read. Players respond by writing a word that rhymes with the last word of the phrase and then select a celebrity guest. The celebrity responds with a word; if he matches, the player scores points (which are later transferred into cash) OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): From Hollywood, it’s time for Rhyme and Reason starring Nipsey Russell, Conny Van Dyke, Rick Hurst, Tom Bosley, Mitzi McCall, and Charlie Brill. You’ve met our celebrity poets for today, now here’s the host of Rhyme and Reason, Bob Eubanks. SAY WHEN (NBC, 1961–1965) A group of merchandise items is displayed on stage. Players, unaware of their selling prices, must select items that add up to or do not surpass an established money amount in order to win. OPENING Announcer (Wayne Howell): It’s time for— Audience: Say When. Announcer: This portion of Say When is brought to you by the NBC Television Network. And here is the host of Say When, Art James. SCRABBLE (NBC, 1984) Players suggest letters for words in an effort to complete a Scrabble board. OPENING Announcer (Jay Stewart): It’s the crossword game you played all your life but never like this. It’s Scrabble and here’s your host, Chuck Woolery. SECOND CHANCE (ABC, 1977) Players write down their answer to a question. A board with three possible answers is revealed. Players can keep the answer they have or choose a secondchance answer. Money is scored on whether the correct answer was original or a second chance. Jay Stewart and Jack Clark did the announcing.

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OPENING Announcer: It’s Second Chance, Hollywood’s most exciting new game . . . And here’s the man who gives everyone a second chance, Jim Peck. SENSE AND NONSENSE (Local New York, 1952–1953) Players win money by solving problems based on one of their five senses. OPENING Chorus: Coke [Coca-Cola], it’s a natural—Coke in a bottle, naturally . . . Announcer: Coke in the bottle presents that exciting, fun-filled game for the entire family . . . Sense and Nonsense . . . Host’s Assistant (Peggy O’Hara): And here’s the man who gives away CocaCola dollars, Bob Kennedy. Note: Although this was a local New York program, airing on WNBT and WABD, it is listed here because virtually every source lists it as a network (NBC) series. SHOOT FOR THE STARS (NBC, 1977) Players must unscramble phrases in an attempt to win prizes. OPENING Announcer (Bob Clayton): Ladies and gentlemen, this is Shoot for the Stars with today’s guest celebrities, Adrienne Barbeau and Mike Farrell. And here’s the host of Shoot for the Stars, Geoff Edwards. SHOP ’TIL YOU DROP (Lifetime, 1991–1998) Contestants, working as a team, select items from store shelves, hoping to acquire the largest cash register receipt at the end of a ninety-second shopping spree. OPENING Announcer: You’re at the Universal City Studios in Hollywood for the wildest game show ever—Shop ’Til You Drop! And now here’s the host of Shop ’Til You Drop, Pat Finn. SHOWOFFS (ABC, 1975) Players have to guess pantomimed words to score points and win the game (with the highest point total). OPENING Announcer (Gene Wood): Places, please. It’s curtain time for the Showoffs: Sally Struthers, Dick Gautier, Joyce Bulifant, Ron Masak, and the host of Showoffs, Bobby Van.

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THE $64,000 CHALLENGE (CBS, 1956–1958) Winners from The $64,000 Question appear to double their earnings by answering difficult questions from a category they select. Sonny Fox and Ralph Story served as the hosts. OPENING Announcer (Bill Rogers): The $64,000 Challenge, brought to you by Revlon. Girl: Remember, if it’s the finest of its kind in cosmetics, it’s by Revlon. Announcer: And now the star of our show where challenger meets champion with $64,000 at stake, Sonny Fox. THE $64,000 QUESTION (CBS, 1955–1958) Players attempt to win $64,000 by answering increasingly difficult questions in a category they select. OPENING Announcer (Bill Rogers): Revlon, the greatest name in cosmetics presents . . . One . . . Two . . . Four . . . Eight . . . Sixteen . . . Thirty-Two . . . Sixty-Four. Yes, The $64,000 Question. And now, the star of our show, where knowledge is king and the reward is king size, Hal March. SNAP JUDGMENT (NBC, 1967–1969) Players have to guess concealed words, possessed by their teammates, through one-word clues. OPENING Visual: The game set. Announcer (Johnny Olson): This is backstage at NBC Studio 8H in New York City just about to go on the air. Our contestants today are hurrying to complete their preferences in association with the key words we’ve given them. Out on stage waiting to meet them for the first time, their celebrity partners, Phyllis Newman and Paul Anka, and our host, Ed McMahon. And the game they are on their mark to play is Snap Judgment. STOP THE MUSIC (ABC, 1949–1956) Originally, phone calls were placed to home viewers who were asked to identify a song being played in return for a prize (the viewer would yell, “Stop the Music” if he or she knew the answer). It later involved studio audience members guessing song titles for a money prize. OPENING Announcer: J. B. Watchbands, your jeweler’s best value in expansive bands; Van Heusen Century shirts with the revolutionary soft collar that won’t wrinkle; Anson Jewelers—jewelry for the well-dressed man presents Stop the Music . . . and the star of our show, Bert Parks.

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STRIKE IT RICH (Syndicated, 1986) Players attempt win prizes by answering questions and being the first to move across an eight-step arch. OPENING Announcer (Bob Hilton): Welcome to the fastest, high-stakes game on television, the all-new Strike It Rich. And here’s your host, Joe Garagiola. STUMP THE STARS (CBS, 1962–1963) Two four-member celebrity teams perform charades with the team performing the most charades in the overall lowest time winning. Mike Stokey hosts. OPENING Announcer (Bill Baldwin): From Hollywood, the entertainment capital of the world, it’s the fastest half hour on television, Stump the Stars. STUMPERS (NBC, 1976) Players have to identify stumpers (persons, places, or things) within three clues to score money. Bill Armstrong and Charlie O’Donnell did the announcing. OPENING Announcer: If you follow the clues and say the name, you’ll win the game and the chance to win $20,000. And here’s Patty Duke and our returning champion Shirley Mayer; and Joanna Barnes with teammate Jen Clarke all to play Stumpers. And here is the host of Stumpers, Allen Ludden. SUPER PAY CARDS (Syndicated, 1981) A deck of sixteen playing cards is revealed. One player selects three and their face values are revealed. The opposing player then selects three cards. On an alternating basis, each player selects two cards. The player who builds the best five-card hand wins. OPENING Announcer: It’s the television card game that everyone can play—Super Pay Cards. And here’s your host, Art James. SUPERMARKET SWEEP (ABC, 1965–1967; Lifetime, 1990–1998; PAX, 2002–2004) Players race through a supermarket seeking to acquire groceries and the highest cash register receipt to win. Richard Hayes, Johnny Gilbert, and Randy West did the announcing. OPENING Announcer: It’s Supermarket Sweep, the show that comes to your hometown and gives you a chance to run wild through your supermarket. It’s . . .

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Audience: Supermarket Sweep! Announcer: And now the host of Supermarket Sweep, Bill Malone. Announcer: From Hollywood, where dreams do come true, it’s the return of the one and only Supermarket Sweep. And here’s our host, David Ruprecht. Announcer: Welcome to Supermarket Sweep, the game show that hides $5,000, then helps you find it. We’re ready to play Supermarket Sweep and here’s the host of our show, David Ruprecht. TAKE A GOOD LOOK (ABC, 1959–1961) Players have to identify a mystery guest through clues presented in a dramatic sketch. ORIGINAL OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): Ernie Kovacs . . . Take a Good Look . . . Starring that man of many faces with the most baffling questions to ever mystify a panel. Now here he is, Ernie Kovacs. REVISED OPENING Announcer: Take a Good Look . . . Take a Good Look. And here he is, Ernie Kovacs. TAKE TWO (ABC, 1963) Players have to name the related items in four pictures that are flashed on a screen. OPENING Announcer (Fred Kasper): It’s time to play Take Two, the picture game for fun and prizes. Brought to you by United States Gypsum, building quality for better buildings, and starring Don McNeil. And now here’s Don. TATTLETALES (CBS, 1974–1978; 1982–1984) Celebrity wives have to match answers to questions asked of their husbands and vice versa. Celebrities play for audience members. OPENING Visual: Studio audience members situated in an arena. Announcer: Everyone in this arena has a money stake in one of our couples as we play the game of celebrity gossip—Tattletales. And now here’s the star of Tattletales, Bert Convy. TEMPTATION (ABC, 1967–1968) Players have to identify items in a mystery showcase through indirect questions asked of the host (Art James)

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OPENING Announcer (Carl King): Ladies and gentlemen in our studio audience, you are about to see a test of nerves and psychological warfare on Temptation. The stakes at the table [where contestants sit] have a total cash value of $7,000. There will be moments when the players will appreciate your complete silence. This is Temptation and here is Art James. THREE FOR THE MONEY (NBC, 1975) Players choose one of three categories and then must answer three related questions. OPENING Announcer (Jack Clark): All this week, these two teams [visual] will battle for cash prizes worth over $30,000 on Three for the Money. And here’s the host of our show, Dick Enberg. TIC TAC DOUGH (Syndicated, 1978–1986) Players (“X” and “O”) answer questions to acquire three squares in a row, up and down or diagonally. OPENING Announcer (Charlie O’Donnell): From Hollywood, it’s everybody’s game of strategy, knowledge, and fun, it’s Tic Tac Dough. And here’s your host, Wink Martindale. TIME MACHINE (NBC, 1985) Players score money by answering questions based on past events. Art James hosts. OPENING Announcer (Charlie Tuna): Today, a brand new car could go to the player who can tell us when King Kong starring Fay Wray and Bruce Cabot was released as we take a journey back through time on Time Machine. Brought to you today by Playtex. Jane Russell: Today many fashions need a long-line bra but when you’re fullfigured, it’s hard to find one that supports and really feels comfortable. I wear the Playtex 18-Hour Long Line with the special 18-hour fabric that stretches every way you do. If you need support and real comfort, look for the 18-hour Long Line Bra from Playtex. Announcer: And now, here’s our host, John Davidson. TO SAY THE LEAST (NBC, 1977–1978) Players have to identify phrases from as few words as possible. OPENING Announcer (Kenny Williams): To Say the Least, the game where men of few words compete against women who may even use fewer. And now here’s your host, Tom Kennedy.

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TREASURE HUNT (ABC/NBC, 1956–1959) Players answer questions in an attempt to choose one of thirty treasure chests, hoping to win cash or merchandise prizes (and avoid clunkers like a head of cabbage) OPENING Announcer: In front of you is a curtain. Behind that curtain are treasures, fantastic treasures worth thousands of dollars. The National Broadcasting Company is proud to present Treasure Hunt. And now here’s the star of our show, Jan Murray. TREASURE HUNT (Syndicated, 1974–1977; 1981–1982) A player selects one box from thirty boxes that are displayed on stage. Before the contents are revealed, the player is offered a cash prize to forfeit the box. Its contents (anything from cash to luxury prizes to a head of cabbage) or the cash prize is awarded. OPENING Announcer (Johnny Jacobs): Ladies and gentlemen, this bonded security guard has just placed a certified check for $25,000 in one of these thirty surprise packages. Tonight someone may win any one of our fabulous prizes or that grand prize of $25,000 on the new Treasure Hunt. From Hollywood, the new Treasure Hunt and now here’s our host, the star of the show, Geoff Edwards. TREASURE ISLE (ABC, 1967–1968) Players search for buried treasure chests and the prizes they contain on an island built especially for the show. OPENING Announcer: On the blue Atlantic . . . in Palm Beach Shores, Florida, the outdoor game show Treasure Isle . . . Vocal: It’s Treasure Isle in Florida on sunny Palm Beach Shores . . . Announcer: And now here’s your host on Treasure Isle . . . John Bartholomew Tucker. Note: The announcer was “The Sage”; his identity was never revealed, but it is believed to be the producer, Bill Templeton. TRIVIA TRAP (ABC, 1984–1985) The Juniors (players under the age of thirty) vs. the Seniors (over thirty) in rounds that involve players answering questions in their own trivia-related eras or in mixed-trivia-like eras (past and present trivia). OPENING Announcer (Bob Hilton): Here comes the fascinating world of trivia where even a right answer can get you in a trap on Trivia Trap. And here’s the host of Trivia Trap, Bob Eubanks.

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TRUMP CARD (Syndicated, 1990–1991) Each player receives a Trump Card and must fill each corner of the card by correctly answering four questions. The first person to do so wins $750. OPENING Announcer (Debi Massey): From the spectacular Trump Castle in worldfamous Atlantic City, it’s time to play television’s nonstop game of knowledge, Trump Card. And now here’s the star of Trump Card, Jimmy Cafalo. TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES (CBS/NBC, 1950–1965; Syndicated, 1966–1975) Players who fail to answer a nonsense riddle must perform stunts in return for prizes. Ralph Edwards, Jack Bailey, and Steve Dunne (network) and Bob Barker (network and syndication) served as the hosts. Ken Carpenter and Charles Lyon did the announcing. OPENING Announcer: Hello there, we’ve been waiting for you. It’s time to play Truth or Consequences. And now, ladies and gentlemen, the star of our show, Ralph Edwards. 20 QUESTIONS (NBC/DuMont/ABC, 1949–1955) Players have to identify persons, places, or things by asking questions (to a maximum of twenty) of the host. Players who identify objects in the least amount of questions win the round. OPENING Announcer (John Gregson): It’s 20 Questions, the question-and-answer program everyone enjoys. Presented by Mennen for Men. The Mennen Company, makers of Mennen Skin Bracer, America’s most popular after-shave lotion for that wake-up tingle, and the makers of the Mennen shave cream for the smoothest shave of your life. Girl: I like men who use Mennen. How about you? Announcer: And now here’s your man about questions, Bill Slater. THE $20,000 PYRAMID (CBS/ABC, 1973–1980) Players have to identify words through one-word clues given by their partners. Originally premiered as The $10,000 Pyramid in 1973; in 1976 the prize money increased and the title changed to The $20,000 Pyramid. OPENING Visual: Clips of people winning money. Announcer (Bob Clayton): This is The $20,000 Pyramid. Today’s special guests are Adrienne Barbeau and Clifton Davis. And here is your host, Dick Clark.

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THE $25,000 PYRAMID (Syndicated, 1974–1979) Revised, syndicated version of the above title that increases money but follows the same format. OPENING Announcer (Bob Clayton): It’s The $25,000 Pyramid with today’s guest stars June Lockhart and Soupy Sales. And now here’s your host, Bill Cullen. TWO FOR THE MONEY (NBC/CBS, 1952–1957) Players compete in a game of general knowledge question-and-answer rounds. HERB SHRINER OPENING Announcer (Kenny Williams): Old Gold Regulars, Old Gold King Size, and that wonderful new filter cigarette, Old Gold Filter Kings, the maker of Old Gold, America’s first family of cigarettes, presents Herb Shriner in the wonderful fun and answer game, Two for the Money. [Herb hosted from 1952 to 1956.] SAM LEVENSON OPENING: Announcer (Ed McMahon): It’s time now for Sam Levenson in the wonderful fun and answer game, Two for the Money. And now, here’s the star of our show, America’s favorite family humorist, Sam Levenson. [Sam hosted in 1957.] WEDDING PARTY (ABC, 1968) Husband and wife couples are separated and select three items from a group of merchandise prizes. When united on stage, their choices are revealed. If the husband and wife chose the same item (or items), they receive it as their prize. OPENING Announcer (Charlie O’Donnell): Welcome to Wedding Party, the show that’s all about love. And now here’s the star of Wedding Party, Al Hamel. WHAT’S MY LINE? (CBS, 1950–1967) A celebrity panel attempts to guess the occupations of their guests. Lee Vines (1950–1956), Hal Simms (1956–1961), Ralph Paul (1961), and Johnny Olson (1961–1967) did the announcing. John Daly hosted. OPENING Visual: The first panelist is introduced by the announcer; that panelist then introduces the next panelist, and so on for the remaining two panelists. Announcer: What’s My Line? brought to you by Supp-Hose Stockings, the beautiful sheer fashion stockings famous throughout the world—for that beautiful Supp-Hose feeling. And now let’s play What’s My Line?

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WHAT’S THIS SONG? (NBC, 1964–1965) Players have to identify song titles through both musical and vocal clues. OPENING Announcer (Steve Dunne): It’s time for What’s This Song? And here’s the star of the show, Wink Martindale. WHEW! (CBS, 1979–1980) Players must correct six bloopers within sixty seconds to win cash prizes. OPENING Visual: An animated girl running past a gauntlet. Announcer (Rod Roddy): Close call . . . narrow escape . . . quick ducking decision . . . Visual: Girl reaches her goal: a pile of cash. Announcer: And $25,000 in cash as it’s time to play Whew! And here’s the host of our show, Tom Kennedy. WHO SAID THAT? (NBC/ABC, 1948–1955) Players have to identify news stories from which quotes are taken. Robert Trout then Walter Kiernan and John Daly hosted. OPENING Announcer (Peter Roberts): Be sure with Pure. The Pure Oil Company, producers, refiners, transporters, and marketers of fine petroleum products presents Who Said That? Welcome to Who Said That? television’s sparkling conglomerate of quotes from the week’s news and well-known people who should but don’t always know the answers. And now your quotes-master, Walter Kiernan. THE WHO, WHAT OR WHERE GAME (NBC, 1969–1974) Players answer questions based on the who, what, or where of a category topic to win money. OPENING Announcer (Mike Darrow): It’s The Who, What or Where Game. Visual: A series of questions. Announcer: These are the questions our contestants will be answering today: Who, What or Where. That’s the name of the game and here’s your host, Art James. WHODUNIT? (NBC, 1979) Players have to figure out who the killer is after seeing a dramatic skit that is stopped prior to the denouncement.

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OPENING Announcer: Tonight, San Francisco’s flamboyant trial lawyer, a famous crime reporter for the New York Times, and Boston’s renowned defense attorney will match wits on television’s first mystery game—Whodunit? starring Loni Anderson in tonight’s mystery: “Before Your Very Eyes.” WIN, LOSE OR DRAW (NBC, 1987–1989; Syndicated, 1987–1990) Celebrities draw words to enable their teammates to identify persons, places, or things. Vicki Lawrence (NBC) and Bert Convy and Robb Weller (Syndicated) served as the hosts. Gene Wood and Bob Hilton did the announcing. OPENING Announcer: It’s the game that everybody’s playing—Win, Lose or Draw. Come in and join today’s guests: two-time Emmy-winning actress and the star of 9 to 5, the vivacious Sally Struthers; the star of the new hit series In the Heat of the Night, Anne Marie Johnson; he plays Skippy on NBC’s highly rated Family Ties, Marc Price; and he plays Reverend Gregory on the hit show Amen, Clifton Davis. And now here’s the star of our show, Bert Convy. WIN WITH THE STARS (Syndicated, 1968) Players win money by not only naming songs but additional cash if they can sing the first two lines. OPENING Announcer (Jay Stewart): It’s time to Win with the Stars . . . Now here’s the star of the show, Allen Ludden. WINNING STREAK (NBC, 1974–1975) Sixteen letters of the alphabet are revealed. Players choose letters based on their point values and must answer a question related to that letter. OPENING Announcer (Don Pardo): You can double your money with every word and you may win over $100,000 or you may go broke. The decision is yours. This is Winning Streak, starring Bill Cullen. WORD PLAY (NBC, 1986–1987) Players must determine if a definition given to an obscure word is true or a bluff. OPENING Announcer (Charlie O’Donnell): Let’s all play television’s funniest new game show, Word Play. And here’s a man of many words, Tom Kennedy.

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YOU BET YOUR LIFE (NBC, 1950–1961) Players attempt to win money by answering questions posed to them by host Groucho Marx. Themes: “Hooray for Captain Spaulding” by Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmar; “You Bet Your Life” by Alexander Laszlo; “A Sweet Somebody Like You” by Harry Tobias and Stan Myers. When selected episodes were syndicated as The Best of Groucho, the original themes were replaced with the song “You Betcha Life” by Jack Meakin. SPONSORED OPENING Announcer (George Fenneman): From coast to coast in every state in the union, the more than 3,000 DeSoto Plymouth dealers of America present Groucho Marx in You Bet Your Life. Wherever you are, from one end of this nation to the other, you’ll find the folks at the DeSoto and Plymouth dealers ready and eager to serve you. And this week there is big news—the new 1952 DeSoto is now on display. And here he is, the one, the only Groucho. Groucho: Never heard of him. Oh, that’s me! NONSPONSORED AND SYNDICATED OPENING Announcer: Groucho Marx . . . You Bet Your Life . . . Now here he is, the one, the only . . . Groucho. YOU DON’T SAY (NBC, 1963–1969) A celebrity is given the name of a person, place, or thing and then relates a clue to it by leaving off the last word (which sounds like part of the name). Players receive money if they identify the topic within five seconds. OPENING Visual: Celebrity guests filling in a blank with word that gives a clue to their identity (after which they introduce themselves). Host: I’m Tom Kennedy and the name of the game is You Don’t Say. Announcer (John Harlan): Today, Loretta Swit, Sherman Hemsley, Bob Crane, and Abby Dalton are all here to play television’s funniest game, You Don’t Say. And here’s the host of You Don’t Say, Tom Kennedy. YOUR LUCKY CLUE (CBS, 1952) Players have to solve a criminal case reenactment from the clues that are presented. TYPICAL OPENING Announcer (Andre Baruch): Lucky Strike presents Your Lucky Clue starring Basil Rathbone. The difference between just smoking and really enjoying your smoke is the taste of the cigarette—and Luckies taste better . . . So for real deep down smoking enjoyment, be happy, go Lucky. Now here’s your host for Lucky Strike, Basil Rathbone.

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CRISTINA’S COURT (Syndicated, 2006) Daily program of actual small claims court cases. OPENING Announcer: Enter Cristina’s Court. Witness a judge who is direct and fair; a judge with a deep passion for law and ordinary people—Judge Cristina Perez. She takes the law into her heart. JUDGE ALEX (Syndicated, 2006– ) Daily program of small claims court cases. OPENING Announcer: As a cop, he stood up for the law. As a trial lawyer, he fought for the truth. As a criminal court judge, he commanded authority. Now he returns to preside over America’s courtroom—Judge Alex. JUDGE JOE BROWN (Syndicated, 1997–2013) Daily court cases presided over by Judge Joe Brown. OPENING Announcer (Ben Patrick Johnson): He’s a real judge. In his courtroom, everyone has the right to a fair trial. But if they are proven wrong he has the right to make them pay. Judge Joe Brown. JUDGE JUDY (Syndicated 1996– ) Small claims court cases presided over by Judge Judith Sheindlin. OPENING Announcer (Jerry Bishop): You are about to enter the courtroom of Judge Judith Sheindlin. The people are real, the cases are real. The rulings are final. This is Judge Judy.

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JUDGE MARIA LOPEZ (Syndicated, 2006) Judge Maria Lopez presides over small claims court cases. OPENING Maria: There’s only one person who decides the truth—I do. I tell it like it is. I was a judge for fifteen years. I’ve seen it all. I came to this country as a little girl from Cuba. Talk about the American Dream. I am the American Dream. JUDGE MATHIS (Syndicated, 1999– ) A program of small claims court cases presided over by Judge Greg Mathis. OPENING Judge Mathis: Troubled kids? I was one. Gangs, jail—I was there. Second chances. I got one. I went to law school, became a lawyer, and then a judge. Now I get to give second chances. In my courtroom, the disputes are real. The cases are real. It’s time for hard decisions and tough love. That’s what I’m about. JUDGE MILLS LANE (Syndicated, 1998) No-nonsense Judge Mills Lane presides over a series of small claims court cases. OPENING Announcer: He grew up in the country and in the corps. He was a boxer, a lawyer, a prosecutor, and a referee. In the ring and in the courtroom, he’s fair and he’s firm. A fighter and a family man. He’s Mills Lane, America’s judge. THE PEOPLE’S COURT (Syndicated, 1997– ) Daily program of small claims court cases. OPENING Announcer: What you are about to witness is real. The participants are not actors. They are actual litigants with a case pending in civil court. Both parties have agreed to drop their lawsuits and have their cases settled here before Judge Marilyn Milian in our forum, The People’s Court.

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An alphabetical listing of theme song credits in addition to those contained in the prior ten chapters. Accidental Family (1967–1968). “Theme from Accidental Family” (composed by Earle Hagen). Ace Crawford, Private Eye (1983). “Ace Crawford Theme” (composed by Peter Matz). Adam’s Rib (1973). “Two People” (composed by Perry Botkin Jr. and Gil Garfield). The Addams Family (1964–1966). “The Addams Family” (composed by Vic Mizzy). The Adventurer (1972). “The Adventurer” (composed by John Barry). The Adventures of Champion (1955–1956). “Champion the Wonder Horse” (vocal by Frankie Laine). The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956–1958). “Adventuring Man” (vocal by the Ken Darby Singers). The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1958). “Robin Hood” (composed by Carl Sigman). The Adventures of Sinbad (1998–2000). “Sinbad’s Theme” (composed by Matthew McCauley). The Adventures of Tugboat Annie (1958–1959). “Tugboat Annie Theme” (composed by Emil Newman). A.E. S. Hudson Street (1978). “A.E.S. Hudson Street Theme” (composed by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson). African Patrol (1957–1958). “The African Patrol Theme” (composed by Harry Green). ALF (1986–1990). “ALF” (composed by Alf Clausen and Tim Kramer). Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1965). “Theme for Alfred Hitchcock Presents” (based on Charles Gounod’s Funeral March of a Marionette; adapted by Stanley Wilson and Lyn Murray). Alice (1976–1985). “New Girl in Town” (vocal by Linda Lavin).

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All in the Family (1971–1979). “Those Were the Days” (vocal by Carroll O’Connor and Jean Stapleton). All That Glitters (1977). “Genesis” (vocal by Kenny Rankin). All’s Fair (1977). “All’s Fair” (composed by Jeff Barry). Ally McBeal (1997–2002). “Searching My Soul” (vocal by Vonda Shepard). Aloha Paradise (1981). “Aloha Paradise” (vocal by Stephen Lawrence). The Alvin Show (1961–1962). “The Alvin Show” (composed by Ross Bagdasarian). The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (1972–1974). “The Amazing Chan Theme” (composed by Hoyt Curtin). The Amazing Mr. Malone (1951–1952). “Amazing Mr. Malone” (composed by John Duffy). The Amazing Spider-Man (1978–1979). “The Amazing Spider-Man” (composed by Stu Phillips). Amen (1986–1991). “Shine on Me” (vocal by Vanessa Bell Armstrong). American Bandstand (1957–1987). Original Theme: “The Bandstand Boogie” (composed by Charles Albertine). Revised Theme: “American Bandstand” (vocal by Barry Manilow). American Dreamer (1990–1991). “American Dreamer” (composed by Peter Leinheiser). The American Girls (1978). “The American Girls Theme” (composed by Jerrold Immel). The American West (1967). “The American West” (vocal by Jack Smith). Angel Street (1992). “Angel Street Theme” (composed by Anthony Marinelli). Angie (1979–1980). “Different Worlds” (vocal by Maureen McGovern). Ann Jillian (1989–1990). “Ann Jillian” (vocal by Ann Jillian and Stan Harris). Anna and the King (1972). “Anna and the King Theme” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith and Richard Shores). Anne of Green Gables (1986). “Anne of Green Gables” (composed by Haygood Hardy). Annie McGuire (1988). “Annie McGuire Theme” (composed by J. A. C. Redford). Another Day (1978). “Another Day” (vocal by Paul Williams). Archer (1975). “Archer’s Theme” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith). Archie Bunker’s Place (1979–1983). Opening Theme: “Those Were the Days” (by Lee Adams). Closing Theme: “Remembering You” (by Roger Kellaway). Arnie (1970–1972). “Arnie’s Theme” (composed by Harry Geller). Arrest and Trial (1963–1964). “Arrest and Trial” (composed by Bronislau Kaper). Apple’s Way (1974–1975). “Apple’s Way Theme” (composed by Morton Stevens). The Asphalt Jungle (1961). “The Asphalt Jungle” (composed by Duke Ellington). The Associates (1979–1980). “Wall Street Blues” (vocal by B. B. King). Babes (1990–1991). “Babes” (composed by Jay Gruska). Baby Boom (1988–1989). “The Baby Boom Theme” (composed by Steve Tyrell). Baby, I’m Back (1978). “Baby, I’m Back” (composed by Jeff Berry). B.A.D. Cats (1980). “B.A.D. Cats Theme” (composed by Barry DeVorzon). Bagdad Café (1990). “Calling You” (vocal by JeVetta Steele). Ball Four (1976). “Ball Four” (composed by Joe Raposo; vocal by Harry Chapin). Banacek (1972–1974). “Banacek” (composed by Eliot Kaplan).

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The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960–1961). “Theme from The Barbara Stanwyck Show” (composed by Earle Hagen). Barbary Coast (1975–1976). “The Barbary Coast Theme” (composed by John Andrew Tartaglia). Bare Essence (1983). “In Finding You I Found Love” (vocal by Sarah Vaughan). Barefoot in the Park (1970–1971). “Barefoot in the Park” (vocal by Darlene Love and the Blossoms). Baretta (1975–1978). “Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow” (vocal by Sammy Davis Jr.). Barney Miller (1975–1982). “Barney Miller” (composed by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson). Bat Masterson (1958–1961). “Bat Masterson” (vocal by Mike Stewart). Batman (1966–1968). “Batman” (composed by Neal Hefti). Baywatch (1989–1999). NBC Theme: “The Theme from Baywatch” (vocal by Peter Cetera). Syndicated Theme: “I’m Always Here” (opening; vocal by Jim Jamison); and “Current of Love” (closing; vocal by David Hasselhoff). Baywatch Nights (1995–1997). “Baywatch Nights” (vocal by David Hasselhoff). The Beachcomber (1961–1962). “The Beachcomber Theme” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). Beacon Hill (1975). “Theme from Beacon Hill” (composed by Marvin Hamlisch). Bearcats! (1971). “The Bearcats! Theme” (composed by John Andrew Tartaglia). The Benny Hill Show (1979–1984). “Yakety Sax” (composed by Boots Randolph). Benson (1979–1986). “Benson’s Theme” (composed by George Aliceson Tipton). Best of the West (1981–1982). “Best of the West” (vocal by Rex Allen). The Betty White Show (1977–1978). “Theme from the Betty White Show” (composed by Stan Daniels). The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971). “The Ballad of Jed Clampett” (vocal by Jerry Scoggins). Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000). “Theme from Beverly Hills 90210” (composed by John E. Davis). Bewitched (1964–1972). “Bewitched” (composed by Howard Greenfield, Jack Keller, and Warren Barker). The Big Bang Theory (2007– ). “The Big Bang Theory” (a.k.a. “The History of Everything”; vocal by Barenaked Ladies). Big Eddie (1975). “Big Eddie” (vocal by Sheldon Leonard). Big Hawaii (1977). “Theme from Big Hawaii” (composed by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson). Big John, Little John (1977–1978). “Big John, Little John” (vocal by Jerry Whitman). Big Love (2006–2011). “God Only Knows” (vocal by The Beach Boys). Big Shamus, Little Shamus (1979). “Big Shamus, Little Shamus” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). The Big Valley (1965–1969). “Theme from The Big Valley” (composed by George Duning). The Bill Cosby Show (1969–1971). “Theme from The Bill Cosby Show” (composed by Quincy Jones). The Bill Dana Show (1963–1965). “Jose Ole” (composed by Earle Hagen).

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Billy (1979). “Billy’s Theme” (vocal by Ray Kennedy). The Bing Crosby Show (1964–1965). “That’s Life” (opening theme) and “It All Adds Up to Love” (closing theme) vocal by Bing Crosby. The Bionic Woman (1976–1978). “The Bionic Woman Theme” (composed by Jerry Fielding). B.J. and the Bear (1979–1981). “B.J. and the Bear” (vocal by Greg Evigan). B. L. Stryker (1989–1990). “B. L. Stryker” (composed by Mike Post). Black Saddle (1959–1960). “The Black Saddle Theme” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith and Arthur Morton). The Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978). “The Black Sheep Squadron” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Blansky’s Beauties (1977). “I Want It All” (vocal by Cyndi Grecco). Blondie (1957). “Blondie” (composed by Leon Klatzkin). Blondie (1968–1969). “Blondie” (vocal by Will Hutchins and Patricia Harty). Blossom (1991–1995). “My Opinionation” (vocal by Dr. John). The Blue Knight (1975–1976). “Bumper’s Theme” (composed by Henry Mancini). Blue Skies (1988). “Blue Skies” (composed by Myles Goodman). Bob (1992–1993). “The Super Hero Theme from Bob” (composed by Lee Holdridge). Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1973). “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” (composed by Artie Butler). The Bob Crane Show (1975). “The Bob Crane Show” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). The Bob Hope Show (1950–1996). “Thanks for the Memory” (composed by Leo Robin and Ralph Rainer). The Bob Newhart Show (1972–1978). “Home for Emily” (composed by Lorenzo and Henrietta Music). Bodies of Evidence (1991–1992). “The Bodies of Evidence Theme” (composed by Christopher Klatman). Bonanza (1959–1973). “Bonanza” (composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans; played by David Rose). Bones (2005– ). “Theme from Bones” (performed by Crystal Method). Booker (1989–1990). “Hot in the City” (vocal by Billy Idol). Boone (1983–1984). “Theme from Boone” (vocal by Thomas Byrd). Bosom Buddies (1980–1982). “My Life” (vocal by Billy Joel). The Boys of Twilight (1992). “The Boys of Twilight Theme” (composed by John McNeely). Bracken’s World (1969–1971). First Season Musical Version “Theme from Bracken’s World” (composed by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman; played by David Rose). Second season vocal “Worlds” by The Lettermen. The Brady Bunch (1969–1974). “The Brady Bunch.” Vocal by The Peppermint Trolley Company (1969–1970) then The Brady Kids (1970–1974). Brand New Life (1989–1990). “Brand New Life” (vocal by Jill Colucci). Branded (1965–1966). “Branded” (composed by Dominic Frontiere and Alan Howard). Breaking Point (1963–1964). “Theme from Breaking Point” (composed by David Raksin).

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Bret Maverick (1981–1982). “Maverick Didn’t Come Here to Lose” (vocal by Ed Bruce). Bridget Loves Bernie (1972–1973). “Love Is Crazy” (composed by Jerry Fielding and Diane Hilderbrand). The Brighter Day (1954–1962). “The Brighter Day” (composed by Dick Leibert). Bringing Up Buddy (1960–1961). “The Flower Minuet” (composed by George Tibbles). Britt Ekland’s Juke Box (1979). “Juke Box” (vocal by Hollywood and Vine). Broadside (1964–1965). “Broadside” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Bronk (1975–1976). “Theme from Bronk” (composed by Lalo Schifrin). Brooklyn Bridge (1991–1992). “Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge” (vocal by Art Garfunkel). The Brothers (1956–1957). “The Brothers Theme” (composed by Wilbur Hatch). Brothers and Sisters (1979). “Brothers and Sisters” (composed by Mark Snow). The Brothers Brannagan (1960–1961). “Hey Brannagan” (composed by Alexander Courage). The Buccaneers (1956–1957). Opening Music: “The Buccaneers” (composed by Edwin Astley). Closing (vocal by Edward Horan and Norm Newell). Buckskin (1958–1959). “My Calico Gal” (composed by Stanley Wilson and Mort Green). Buffalo Bill Jr. (1955). “Buffalo Bill Jr.” (composed by Carl Cotner). The Bugaloos (1970–1972). “The Bugaloos” (composed by Charles Fox). The Bugs Bunny Show (1975). “This Is It” (composed by Mack David and Jerry Livingston). Bus Stop (1961–1962). “Theme from Bus Stop” (composed by Arthur Morton). Busting Loose (1977). “The Busting Loose Theme” (composed by Mark Rothman). Cade’s County (1971–1972). “Theme from Cade’s County” (composed by Henry Mancini). Cagney and Lacey (1982–1988). Themes: “Ain’t That the Way” (vocal by Marie Cain); “The Theme from Cagney and Lacey” (composed by Bill Conti). Cain’s Hundred (1961–1962). “Theme from Cain’s Hundred” (composed by Morton Stevens). California Dreams (1992–1997). “California Dreams” (composed by Steve Tyrell). California Fever (1979). “California Fever” (vocal by James Vincent McNichol). The Californians (1957–1959). “I’ve Come to Cal-i-forn-i-ay” (vocal by The Ken Darby Singers). Camp Runamuck (1965–1966). “Theme from Camp Runamuck” (composed by Howard Greenfield and Jack Keller). Camp Wilder (1991–1992). “The Camp Wilder Theme” (composed by Jonathan Wolff). Cannonball (1958–1959). “Cannonball” (composed by Joseph Hooven, Marilyn Hooven, and Raoul Kraushaar). Captain David Grief (1957–1959). “Captain David Grief” (composed by Ted Dale). Captain Nice (1967). “Captain Nice” (composed by Vic Mizzy). Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963). “Car 54, Where Are You?” (performed by John Strauss. Written by John Strauss [music] and Nat Hiken [lyrics]).

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The Cara Williams Show (1964–1965). “Cara’s Theme” (composed by Kenyon Hopkins). Caribe (1975). “Theme from Caribe” (composed by Richard LaSalle). Carter Country (1978–1979). “Carter Country” (composed by Pete Rugolo). The Case of the Dangerous Robin (1960–1961). “Robin’s Theme” (composed by David Rose). Cassie and Company (1982). “Cassie’s Theme” (composed by Grover Washington Jr.). The Cavanaughs (1986–1989). “The Cavanaughs” (composed by Paul Pilger). Channing (1963–1964). “The Channing Theme” (composed by Jack Marshall). Charles in Charge (1984–1990). “Charles in Charge” (composed by Michael Jacobs, Al Burton, and David Kurtz; vocal by Shandi Sinnamon). Charlie Hoover (1991–1992). “Wild Thing” (composed by Chip Taylor). Charmed (1998–2006). “How Soon Is Now” (performed by Love Spit Love). Chase (1973–1974). “The Chase Theme” (composed by Oliver Nelson). Checkmate (1960–1962). “Checkmate” (composed by John Williams). Cheers (1982–1993). “Where Everybody Knows Your Name” (vocal by Gary Portnoy). The Chicago Teddy Bears (1971). “The Chicago Teddy Bears” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Chicken Soup (1989). “Theme from Chicken Soup” (composed by Gordon Lust). Chico and the Man (1974–1978). “Chico and the Man” (vocal by Jose Feliciano). China Beach (1988–1990). “Reflections” (opening theme; vocal by The Supremes);“China Beach” (closing theme composed by John Rubinstein). CHiPs (1977–1982). “The CHiPs Theme” (composed by John Parker). Chopper One (1974). “Chopper One” (composed by Dominic Frontiere). Chuck (2007–2011). “Short Skirt, Long Jacket” (performed by Cake). Cimarron City (1958–1959). “Cimarron City” (composed by Stanley Wilson and Fred Herbert). Cimarron Strip (1967–1968). “Cimarron Strip” (composed by Maurice Jarre). Circus Boy (1956–1958). “Here Comes the Circus” (composed by Hal Hopper and Vic McLeod). City (1990). ”The City Theme” (composed by Carol Levin and Chris Maney). City Detective (1953). “The City Detective Theme” (composed by William Lava). Civil Wars (1991–1993). “The Civil Wars Theme” (composed by Donald Markowitz). Clarissa Explains It All (1991–1994). “Way Cool” (vocal by Rachel Sweet). Clueless (1996–1999). “Ordinary Girl” (vocal by China Forbes). Coach (1989–1996). “Theme from Coach” (composed by John Morris). Code R (1977). “The Code R Theme” (composed by Lee Holdridge). Code Red (1981–1982). “Code Red Theme” (composed by Morton Stevens). Coed Fever (1979). “Dear Mom, Dear Dad” (composed by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, and Henry Mancini). Colonel Humphrey Flack (1953–1954). “The Colonel Flack Theme” (composed by Dave Kahn and Raoul Kraushaar). Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1957). “Colonel March Theme” (composed by William Alwyn).

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Colt .45 (1957–1960). “Colt .45” (composed by Hal Hopper and Douglas Heyes). Columbo (1971–1991). NBC Theme: “Columbo” (by Henry Mancini); ABC Theme: “Columbo’s Theme” (by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Coming of Age (1988–1989). “Coming of Age” (performed by Doc Severinsen and His Orchestra). The Commish (1991–1995). “The Commish” (composed by Mike Post). Concrete Cowboys (1981). “Breaking Loose” (vocal by Jerry Reed). The Contender (1980). “The Contender Theme” (composed by James DiPasquale). Convoy (1965). “Convoy” (composed by Bernard Herrmann). Cool Million (1972–1973). “Cool Million” (composed by Billy Goldenberg). The Cop and the Kid (1975–1976). “The Cop and the Kid” (composed by Jerry Fielding). The Corner Bar (1972, 1973). “The Corner Bar” (composed by Norman Paris). The Cosby Mysteries (1994–1995). “The Cosby Mysteries” (composed by William E. Cosby Jr., David Black, and Craig Hardy). The Cosby Show (1984–1992). “The Cosby Show Theme” (composed by William E. Cosby Jr. and Stu Gardner). The Courtship of Eddie’s Father (1969–1972). “Best Friend” (vocal by Harry Nilsson). Cover Up (1984–1985). “Holding Out for a Hero” (composed by Jim Pickford and Dean Steinman). Cowboy in Africa (1967–1968). “Cowboy in Africa” (composed by Malcolm Arnold). The Cowboys (1974). “The Cowboys Theme” (composed by John Williams). C.P.O. Sharkey (1977–1978). “Sharkey’s Theme” (composed by Peter Matz). Crazy Like a Fox (1984–1986). “Crazy Like a Fox” (composed by Mark Snow). Crime Photographer (1951–1952). “Casey’s Theme” (composed by Morton Gould). Crimes of Passion (1976). “The Crimes of Passion Theme” (composed by Derek Scott). Crossing Jordan (2001–2007). “Crossing Jordan” (composed by Wendy Melovin and Lisa Coleman). C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– ). “Who Are You?” (performed by The Who). C.S.I.: Miami (2002–2012). “Won’t Get Fooled Again” (performed by The Who). C.S.I.: New York (2004– ). “Baba O’Riley” (performed by The Who). Crossing Jordan (2001–2007). “Crossing Jordan” (composed by Lisa Coleman and Wendy Melovin). Curiosity Shop (1971–1973). “Curiosity Shop” (composed by Henry Mancini). The Curse of Dracula (1979). “The Curse of Dracula” (composed by Joe Harnell). Cutter to Houston (1983). “Cutter to Houston” (composed by James DiPasquale). The D.A. (1971–1972). “The D.A.” (composed by Nelson Riddle). Daktari (1966–1969). “Daktari” (composed by Henry Vars). Dallas (1978–1991). “Dallas” (composed by Jerrold Immel). Dan August (1970–1971). “Dan August” (composed by Dave Grusin). Dance Fever (1979). “Dance Fever” (performed by The Triple Connection). Dangerous Assignment (1952). “Dangerous Assignment” (composed by Buzz Adlam).

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Dangerous Curves (1992–1993). “Dangerous Curves” (composed by Michael Parnell, Larry Weir, and Tom Weiss). Daniel Boone (1964–1970). “Daniel Boone” (vocal by The Imperials). Dante (1960–1961). “Dante’s Theme” (composed by Leith Stevens). Darcy’s Wild Life (2004–2006). “Darcy’s Theme” (vocal by Fan 3). Dark Angel (2000–2002). “Dark Angel” (performed by Chuck D and Gary G-Wiz). Dark Shadows (1966–1971). “Dark Shadows” (composed by Robert Cobert). Dateline Europe (1951–1953). “Dateline Europe Theme” (composed by Charles Norman). Dave’s World (1993–1997). “You May Be Right” (vocal by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes). David Cassidy, Man Undercover (1978–1979). “Man Undercover” (vocal by David Cassidy). Davis Rules (1991–1992). “Davis Rules Theme” (composed by Mark Mothersbaugh). Davy Crockett (1954–1955). “Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier” (composed by George Bruns and Tom Blackburn). Dawson’s Creek (1998–2002). “I Don’t Want to Wait” (vocal by Paula Cole). Dear John (1988–1992). “Dear John” (vocal by Wendy Talbot). The Debbie Reynolds Show (1969–1970). “With a Little Love” (vocal by Debbie Reynolds). The Defenders (1961–1965). “The Defenders Theme” (composed by Leonard Rosenman). Degressi Jr. High (1987). “Degrassi Jr. High” (composed by Lewis Mann and Wendy Watson). Dellaventura (1997). “Theme from Dellaventura” (composed by Joe Delia). The Delphi Bureau (1972–1973). “The Delphi Bureau” (composed by Harper McKay). Delta (1992). “Climb That Mountain High” (vocal by Reba McEntire). Delta House (1979). “Delta House” (vocal by Michael Simmons). Dennis the Menace (1959–1963). “Dennis the Menace” (composed by William Loose and John Seely). Department S (1971). “Department S” (composed by Edwin Astley). Designing Women (1986–1993). “Georgia on My Mind” performed by: Louis Armstrong (first season); Doc Severinsen (second and third seasons); Bruce Miller (fourth, fifth, and seventh seasons); and Ray Charles (sixth season). Desperate Housewives (2004–2011). “Desperate Housewives Theme” (composed by Danny Elfman). Destry (1964). “Theme from Destry” (vocal by The Ledbetters). Detective in the House (1985). “What Are You Waitin’ For?” (vocal by Jon Joyce). The Detectives (1959–1962). “The Detectives Theme” (composed by Herschel Burke Gilbert). The Devlin Connection (1982). “The Devlin Connection Theme” (composed by Patrick Williams). Dharma and Greg (1997–2002). “Theme from Dharma and Greg” (composed by Dennis C. Brown).

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Diagnosis: Unknown (1960). “Coffee Time” (composed by Erwin Kostal, Joe Hamilton, and Edward Scott). Dial 999 (1959). “Dial 999” (composed by Sidney Torch). Diana (1973). “Theme from Diana” (composed by Jerry Fielding). The Dick Powell Show (1961–1963). “Nervous” (opening by Richard Shores); “The Theme from The Dick Powell Show” (closing by Herschel Burke Gilbert). Dick Tracy (1950–1951). “Dick Tracy” (composed by Joseph Mullendore). A Different World (1987–1993). “A Different World” (vocal by Aretha Franklin; later Boyz II Men). Diff’rent Strokes (1978–1986). “It Takes Diff’rent Strokes” (composed by Alan Thicke, Gloria Loring, and Al Burton). The Dinah Shore Show (1951–1956). “See the U.S.A.” (composed by Leon Cass and Leo Corday). Dinosaurs (1991–1993). “The Dinosaurs Theme” (composed by Bruce Broughton). The District (2000–2003). “The District” (composed by Michael Hoenig). Dobie Gillis (1959–1963). “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” (vocal version by Max Schulman and Lionel Newman). “Dobie” (musical version) by Earle Hagen and Max Schulman. Doc (1976). “Doc’s Theme” (composed by Stan Daniels). Doc Elliot (1973–1974). “Doc Elliot” (composed by Earle Hagen). Doctor, Doctor (1989–1991). “Good Lovin’” (composed by Artie Butler). Dr. Kildare (1961–1966). “Three Stars Will Shine Tonight” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith and Pete Rugolo). Doctor Shrinker (1976–1977). “Doctor Shrinker” (composed by Jimmie Haskell). Dog and Cat (1977). “The Dog and Cat Theme” (composed by Barry DeVorzon). Dolly (1976). “Love Is Like a Butterfly” (vocal by Dolly Parton). Dolphin Cove (1989). “Dolphin Cove Theme” (composed by Bill Conti). Domestic Life (1984). “God Bless the Domestic Life” (vocal by Martin Mull). The Don Rickles Show (1972). “Theme from The Don Rickles Show” (composed by Earle Hagen). Don’t Call Me Charlie (1962–1963). “Where Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone” (adapted by Jack Marshall). The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966). “Happy Days” (composed by William Loose and John Seely). Doogie Howser, M.D. (1984–1993). “Doogie’s Theme” (composed by Mike Post). The Doris Day Show (1968–1973). “Que Sera, Sera” (“Whatever Will Be, Will Be”) vocal by Doris Day. Dorothy (1979). “Learning from Each Other” (vocal by Dorothy Loudon). Double Trouble (1984–1985). “Double Trouble” (composed by Ray Colcord). Down Home (1990–1991). “Down Home” (composed by Stewart Levin). Down the Shore (1992–1993). “Down the Shore” (vocal by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes). Downtown (1986). “That’s What I Want” (composed by Johnny Harris and Barry Goldberg). Dracula: The Series (1990–1991). “Dracula” (composed by Christopher Dedrick).

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The Drew Carey Show (1995–2003). Original Theme: “Five O’clock World” (performed by The Vogues). Revised Theme: “Cleveland Rocks” (performed by The Presidents of the United States of America). Drexell’s Class (1991–1992). “Drexell’s Class” (composed by Scott Gale and Rick Eames). The Duck Factory (1984). “Sure Beats Working for a Living” (composed by Mark Vieha). Dudley Do-Right of the Mounties (1969–1970). “The Dudley Do-Right Theme” (composed by Sheldon Allman and Stan Worth). Duet (1987–1989). “Duet” (vocal by Ursula Walker and Tony Franklin). The Duke (1979). “The Duke” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985). “Good Ol’ Boys” (vocal by Waylon Jennings). The Dumplings (1976). “Two by Two, Side by Side” (vocal by Steve Lawrence). Dundee and the Culhane (1967). “Theme from Dundee and the Culhane” (composed by David Rose). Dusty’s Trail (1973). “Dusty’s Trail” (vocal by Mel Street). Dynasty (1981–1989). “Dynasty” (composed by Bill Conti). EARTH Force (1990). “The EARTH Force Theme” (composed by Bill Conti). East Side-West Side (1963–1964). “East Side–West Side” (composed by Kenyon Hopkins). Easy Street (1986). “Easy Street” (vocal by Loni Anderson). Ed (2000–2004). “Next Year” (performed by Foo Fighters). The Eddie Capra Mysteries (1978–1979). “Theme from The Eddie Capra Mysteries” (composed by John Addison). Eddie Dodd (1991). “Eddie Dodd Theme” (composed by Dennis McCarthy). Eight Is Enough (1978–1981). “Eight Is Enough” (vocal by Grant Goodeve). The 87th Precinct (1961–1962). “Theme from the 87th Precinct” (composed by Morton Stevens). Electra Woman and Dyna Girl (1976–1977). “Electra Woman and Dyna Girl” (composed by Jimmie Haskell). The Ellen Burstyn Show (1986–1987). “Nothing in the World Like Love” (vocal by Rita Coolidge). Ellery Queen (1975–1976). “Ellery’s Theme” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). Emerald Point, NAS (1983–1984). “The Emerald Point Theme” (composed by Bill Conti). Emergency! (1972–1978). “Emergency!” (composed by Nelson Riddle and Billy May). Empire (1962–1963). “Redigo’s Theme” (composed by Jack Keeler and Gerry Goffin). Empty Nest (1988–1995). “Life Goes On” (vocal by Billy Vera). Ensign O’Toole (1962–1963). “Ensign O’Toole” (composed by Frank Comstock). Entourage (2004– ). “Superhero” (performed by Jane’s Addiction). The Equalizer (1985–1989). “The Equalizer Theme” (composed by Stewart Copeland). ER (1984–1985). “The ER Theme” (vocal by Lou Rawls). E/R (1994–2009). “Theme from E/R” (composed by James Newton Howard). Escape (1973). “The Escape Theme” (composed by Frank Comstock).

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The Eve Arden Show (1957–1958). “Theme from The Eve Arden Show” (composed by Wilbur Hatch). Evening Shade (1990–1994). “Evening Shade.” Vocal by Hans Olson, first season; then an instrumental version by Snuff Garrett. The Evil Touch (1973). “The Evil Touch” (composed by Laurie Lewis). The Exile (1991). “The Exile Theme” (composed by Michel Rubini). Eye to Eye (1985). “Eye to Eye” (composed by Jimmie Haskell). F Troop (1965–1967). “F Troop” (composed by William Lava and Irving Taylor). The Facts of Life (1979–1988). “The Facts of Life.” Vocal by Charlotte Rae (first season) then Gloria Loring. Fair Exchange (1962–1963). “The Fair Exchange Theme” (composed by Cyril Mockridge). Falcon Crest (1981–1990). “Falcon Crest” (composed by Bill Conti). The Fall Guy (1981–1986). “The Unknown Stuntman” (vocal by Lee Majors). Family (1976–1980). “Theme from Family” (composed by John Rubinstein). The Family Holvak (1975). “Look How Far We’ve Come” (vocal by Denny Brooks). The Family Man (1990–1991). “The Family Man” (composed by Patrick Williams). Family Matters (1989–1997). “As Days Go By” (vocal by Jesse Frederick). “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong was originally used as the theme. Family Ties (1982–1989). “Without Us” vocal (first 10 episodes) by Mindy Sterling and Dennis Tufano; then Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams. The Fanelli Boys (1990–1991). “Why Should I Worry” (composed by Dan Hartman and Charles Midnight). Fantasy Island (1978–1984). “Fantasy Island” (composed by Laurence Rosenthal). Far Out Space Nuts (1975–1976). “Far Out Space Nuts” (composed by Michael Lloyd). Faraday and Company (1974). “Faraday and Company” (composed by Jerry Fielding). The Farmer’s Daughter (1963–1966). “Katie the Farmer’s Daughter” (1963–1965 by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil); “The Farmer’s Daughter” (1965–1966 by George Duning). Farscape (1999–2004). “Theme from Farscape” (composed by Guy Cross). Fast Times (1986). “Fast Times” (vocal by Oingo Boingo). Fastlane (2002). “Fastlane” (performed by Snoop Dogg and Charlie Clouse). The Father Dowling Mysteries (1989–1991). “The Father Dowling Mystery Theme” (composed by Dick DeBenedictis). Father of the Bride (1961–1962). “Theme from Father of the Bride” (composed by David Raksin). Fawlty Towers (1977). “Fawlty Towers” (composed by Dennis Wilson). Fay (1976). “Coming into My Own” (vocal by Jaye P. Morgan). The Felony Squad (1966–1969). “The Felony Squad” (composed by Pete Rugolo). Ferris Bueller (1990). “Theme from Ferris Bueller” (composed by Glenn Jordan). Filthy Rich (1982–1983). “Filthy Rich” (vocal by Bucky Jones and Ronnie McDowell). Firehouse (1974). “Theme from Firehouse” (composed by Billy Goldenberg).

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First Impressions (1988). “First Impressions” (vocal by Harry Nilsson). Fish (1977–1978). “Fish” (composed by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson). Fish Police (1992). “The Fish Police Theme” (composed by James Horner). The Fitzpatricks (1977–1978). “The Fitzpatricks” (composed by John Rubinstein). The Flash (1990–1991). “The Flash” (composed by Danny Elfman). Flash Gordon (1953). “Flash Gordon” (composed by Kurt Hueser). Flash Gordon (1979). “Flash Gordon” (composed by Yvette Blais and Jeff Michael). Flesh ‘n’ Blood (1991). “Flesh ‘n’ Blood” (composed by David Keith and Leon Russell). The Flintstones (1960–1966). Original Theme: “The Flintstones Theme: Rise and Shine” (by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera). Revised Theme: “Meet the Flintstones” (by William Hanna, Joseph Barbera, and Hoyt Curtin). Flipper (1964–1967). “Flipper” (vocal by Frankie Randall). Flo (1980–1981). “Flo’s Golden Rose” (vocal by Hoyt Axton). Fly by Night (1991). “Fly by Night” (composed by Bob Buckley and David Sinclair). Flying Blind (1992–1994). “A Million Miles Away” (vocal by David Byrne). Flying High (1978–1979). “Flying High” (composed by David Shire). The Flying Nun (1967–1970). “The Flying Nun Theme” (composed by Warren Barker). FM (1989–1991). “FM” (composed by Patrick Williams). Follow the Sun (1961–1962). “Follow the Sun” (composed by Sonny Burke). For the People (1965). “For the People” (composed by George Kleinsinger). Forever Knight (1992). “Forever Knight” (composed by Fred Mollin). Frasier (1993–2003). “Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs” (vocal by Kelsey Grammer). Free Country (1979). “Free Country” (composed by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson). Free Spirit (1989–1990). “She’s a Free Spirit” (composed by Steve Dorff and John Betts). The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (1990–1996). “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” (performed by DJ Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith). Friends (1979). “Friends” (composed by Fred Karlin). Friends (1994–2004). “I’ll Be There for You” (vocal by the Rembrandts). From a Bird’s Eye View (1971). “Look at Life from a Bird’s Eye View” (composed by Frank Barber). Frontier Circus (1961–1962). “The Frontier Circus Theme” (composed by David Buttolph). Full House (1987–1995). “Everywhere You Look” (vocal by Jesse Frederick). Funny Face (1971). “The Kind of Girl She Is” (vocal by Jack Jones). Futurama (1999– ). “Futurama Theme” (composed by Christopher Tyng). Gabriel’s Fire (1990–1991). “Gabriel’s Theme” (composed by William Olvis). Galactica 1980 (1980). “Galactica Song” (composed by John Andrew Tartaglia). Garrison’s Gorillas (1967–1968). “Theme from Garrison’s Gorillas” (composed by Leonard Rosenman). Garroway at Large (1949–1951). “Sentimental Journey” (composed by Les Brown, Ben Homer, and Bud Green).

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The Garry Moore Show (1950–1958). “Thanks for Dropping By” (composed by Joe Hamilton). Gavilan (1982–1983). “Gavilan’s Theme” (composed by Steve Dorf). The Gemini Man (1976). “The Gemini Man” (composed by Lee Holdridge). The Gene Autry Show (1950–1956). “Back in the Saddle Again” (composed by Gene Autry and Ray Whitley). Gentle Ben (1967–1969). “The Gentle Ben Theme” (composed by Harry Sukman). The George Burns Show (1958–1959). “Theme from the George Burns Show” (composed by Jeff Alexander). Get a Life (1990–1992). “Stand” (performed by R.E.M.). Get Christie Love (1974–1975). “Get Christie Love” (composed by Luici DeJesus). Get Smart (1965–1970). “Get Smart” (composed by Irving Szathmary). Getting Together (1971–1972). “Getting Together” (vocal by Bobby Sherman). The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1968–1970). “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” by George Greeley and Ralph Kessler (1968–1969) and Dave Grusin (1969–1970). The Ghost Busters (1975–1976). “We’re the Ghost Busters” (vocal by Forrest Tucker and Larry Storch). Ghost Story (1972). “Ghost Story” (composed by Billy Goldenberg). Ghostwriter (1992–1993). “The Ghostwriter Theme” (composed by Peter Wetzler). Gideon’s Way (1966). “Gideon’s Theme” (composed by Edwin Astley). Gidget (1965–1966). “Gidget” (a.k.a. “Wait Till You See My Gidget”) vocal by Johnny Tillotson. The Four Freshman perform the song (with slightly different lyrics) in the unaired pilot. Gilligan’s Island (1964–1967). “The Ballad of Gilligan’s Isle” (vocal by the Wellingtons, then the Eligibles). Gilmore Girls (2000–2006). “Where You Lead” (vocal by Carole King and Louise Goffin). Gimme a Break (1981–1987). “Gimme a Break” (vocal by Nell Carter). Girlfriends (2000–2008). “My Girlfriend” (vocal by Angie Stone). Glencannon (1959–1960). “The Glencannon Theme” (composed by Phil Green). Glitter (1984–1985). “Glitter” (composed by Lalo Schifrin). Gloria (1982–1983). “Gloria’s Theme” (composed by Tony Greco). Glynis (1963). “Glynis” (composed by George Duning). Going Places (1990–1991). “Going Places” (vocal by Mark Lennon). Going My Way (1962–1963). “Going My Way Theme” (composed by Cyril Mockridge). The Golden Girls (1985–1992). “Thank You for Being a Friend” (vocal by Cindy Fee). Theme also used for The Golden Palace (1992–1993). Good and Evil (1991). “The Good and Evil Theme” (composed by George Aliceson Tipton). Good Grief (1990–1991). “Celebrate Life” (vocal by Steve Nelson). The Good Guys (1968–1970). “Two Good Guys” (composed by Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, and Jerry Fielding). Good Heavens (1976). “Good Heavens” (composed by Patrick Williams). Good Morning World (1967–1968). “Good Morning World” (composed by Dave Grusin). Good Sports (1991). “Good Sports” (vocal by Al Green).

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Good Time Harry (1980). “Wild About Harry” (vocal by Norman Brooks). Good Times (1974–1979). “Good Times” (composed by Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, and Dave Grusin). Goodnight Beantown (1983). “Goodnight Beantown” (composed by Dennis McCarthy). The Governor and J.J. (1969–1972). “The Governor and J.J.” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Grady (1975). “Theme from Grady” (composed by John Addison). Grand (1990). “Play It Grand” (composed by Michael Leeson and Tom Snow). Grand Slam (1990). “The Grand Slam Theme” (composed by Joseph Conlan). Grandpa Goes to Washington (1978–1979). “Grandpa Goes to Washington” (composed by Artie Butler). The Great Defender (1995). “The Great Defender” (composed by Jay Gruska). The Great Gildersleeve (1954–1955). “Gildy’s Theme” (composed by Jack Meakin). The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983). “Believe It or Not” (vocal by Joey Scarbury). The Greatest Show on Earth (1963–1964). “March of the Clowns” (composed by Richard Rodgers). Green Acres (1965–1971). “Green Acres” (vocal by Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor). Composed by Vic Mizzy. Griff (1973–1974). “Griff’s Theme” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Grounded for Life (2001–2005). “Grounded for Life” (performed by Ween). Growing Pains (1985–1992). “We’ve Got Each Other.” Original vocal by B. J. Thomas and Jennifer Warnes. Revised vocal by B. J. Thomas and Dusty Springfield. Guns of Paradise (1988–1991). “Theme from the Guns of Paradise” and “Paradise” (revised series title) by Jerrold Immel. Gunslinger (1961). “Gunslinger” (vocal by Frankie Laine). Hack (2001–2002). “Hack” (composed by Stephen Phillips). Half-Nelson (1985). “I Love L.A.” (vocal by Randy Newman). The Hamptons (1983). “The Hamptons Theme” (composed by Billy Goldenberg). Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper (1992–1994). “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper” (vocal by Holly Robinson and Eddie Money). Hanging In (1979). “Hanging In” (composed by Bill Byers). Hank (1965–1966). “Hank’s Theme” (composed by Johnny Mercer and Frank Perkins). Hannah Montana (2006–2011). “Best of Both Worlds” (vocal by Miley Cyrus). Happy Days (1974–1984). Original Theme: “Rock Around the Clock” (by Bill Haley and the Comets). Revised Theme: “Happy Days” (by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel). Hardball (1989–1990). “Roll It Over” (vocal by Eddie Money). Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986). “Drive” (1983–1984, vocal by David Morgan); “Back to Back” (1984–1986, vocal by Joey Scarbury). The Hardy Boys-Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977–1978). “The Hardy Boys-Nancy Drew Mysteries” (composed by Glen A. Larson). Harper Valley (1981–1982). “Harper Valley, U.S.A.” (vocal by Carol Chase). Harper Valley P.T.A. (1981). “Harper Valley P.T.A.” (vocal by Jeannie C. Riley).

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Harrigan and Son (1960–1961). “Harrigan and Son” (vocal by Pat O’Brien and Roger Perry). Harris and Company (1978). “Harris and Company” (composed by J. J. Johnson). Harry and the Hendersons (1991–1993). “Your Feets Too Big” (vocal by Leon Redbone). Harry O (1974–1976). “Harry O” (composed by Billy Goldenberg). Harry’s Girls (1963–1964). “Harry’s Girls” (composed by Stu Phillips and Joseph Stein). Harts of the West (1993–1994). “In a Laid Back Way” (vocal by Clint Black). The Harvey Korman Show (1978). “Living Life Today” (vocal by Harvey Korman). The Hat Squad (1992–1993). “The Hat Squad” (composed by Mike Post). Haunted (2002). “Theme from Haunted” (composed by Mark Snow). Have Gun—Will Travel (1957–1963). “The Ballad of Paladin” (vocal by Johnny Western). Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980). “Hawaii Five-O” (composed by Morton Stevens). Hawaiian Heat (1984). “Goodbye Blues” (composed by Tom Scott and Candy Patterson). Hazel (1961–1966). “Hazel” (original theme by Helen Miller and Howard Greenfield and sung by the Modernaires). Revised musical versions by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen. He and She (1967–1968). “He and She” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Head of the Class (1986–1991). “Head of the Class Theme” (composed by Ed Alton). Headmaster (1970). “He’s Only a Man” (vocal by Linda Ronstadt). Heart of the City (1986–1987). “Heart of the City” (composed by Patrick Williams). Heartland (1989). “Heartland” (vocal by Dion). Heart’s Afire (1992–1993). “Heart’s Afire” (composed by Bruce Miller). The Hee Haw Honeys (1978–1979). “The Hee Haw Honeys” (composed by Ron Martin). Hell Town (1985–1986). “Hell Town” (vocal by Sammy Davis Jr.). Hello, Larry (1979–1981). “Hello, Larry” (composed by John LaSalle and Tom Smith). Hennessey (1959–1962). “Hennessey’s Theme” (composed by Sonny Burke). Herbie, the Love Bug (1980). “Herbie, My Best Friend” (vocal by Dean Jones). Here Come the Brides (1968–1970). “Seattle” (vocal by the New Establishment). Here’s Boomer (1980–1982). “Here’s Boomer” (composed by Zoey Wilson and Edward Leonetti). The Hero (1966–1967). “The Hero” (composed by Jack Marshall). Hey Landlord (1967). “Hey Landlord Theme” (composed by Quincy Jones). Hey Mulligan (1954–1955). “Theme from the Mickey Rooney Show: Hey Mulligan” (composed by Van Alexander and Mickey Rooney). Hi Honey, I’m Home (1991). “Hi Honey, I’m Home” (vocal by Rupert Holmes). The High Chaparral (1967–1971). “The High Chaparral” (composed by David Rose). High Mountain Rangers (1988). “High Mountain Rangers” (vocal by Lee Greenwood). Highcliff Manor (1979). “Highcliff Manor” (composed by Frank DeVol).

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Highway to Heaven (1984–1989). “Highway to Heaven” (composed by David Rose). Hill Street Blues (1981–1987). “Theme from Hill Street Blues” (composed by Mike Post). His and Hers (1990). “Love Crazy” (composed by James Beasley). Hizzoner (1979). “Hometown Blues” (vocal by David Huddleston). The Hogan Family (1986–1991). “Together Through the Years” (vocal by Roberta Flack). Hogan’s Heroes (1965–1970). “Hogan’s Heroes” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Holiday Lodge (1961). “The Holiday Lodge Theme” (composed by Cyril Mockridge). Home Fires (1992). “Theme from Home Fires” (composed by J. A. C. Redford). Home Improvement (1991). “Home Improvement” (composed by Dan Foliart). Hondo (1967). “Hondo’s Theme” (composed by Richard Markowitz). Honestly, Celeste (1954). “Celeste’s Theme” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Hong Kong (1960–1961). “Evan’s Theme” (composed by Lionel Newman). Hot in Cleveland (2010– ). “Hot in Cleveland” (composed by Ron Wasserman and Emerson Swinford). Hot l Baltimore (1975). “Theme from Hot l Baltimore” (composed by Marvin Hamlisch). Hot Wheels (1969–1971). “Hot Wheels” (vocal by Mike Curb and the Curbstones). Hotel (1985–1988). “Theme from Hotel” (composed by Henry Mancini). Hotel De Paree (1959–1960). Opening Theme: “Hotel De Paree” (by Leith Stevens). Closing Theme: “Sundance” (by Dimitri Tiomkin). House (2004–2011). “Teardrop” (performed by Massive Attack). How I Met Your Mother (2005– ). “Hey Beautiful” (performed by The Solids). Hull High (1990). “The Hull High Song” (composed by Stanley Clarke). The Human Jungle (1964). “The Human Jungle Theme” (composed by John Barry). Hunter (1984). “Theme from Hunter” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Husbands, Wives and Lovers (1978). “Husbands, Wives and Lovers” (composed by Mitzi Welch and Ken Welch). I Am the Law (1953). “Life in New York” (composed by Bernie Wayne). I Carly (2007–2011). “Leave It All to Me” (vocal by Miranda Cosgrove and Drake Bell). I Had Three Wives (1985). “I Had Three Wives Theme” (composed by Bill Conti). I Love Lucy (1951–1957). “I Love Lucy” (composed by Eliot Daniel). I Married Dora (1987–1988). “I Married Dora” (composed by Glenn Jordan). I Spy (1965–1968). “I Spy” (composed by Earle Hagen). Ichabod and Me (1961–1962). “Ichabod and Me” (composed by Pete Rugolo). I’ll Fly Away (1991–1993). “I’ll Fly Away” (composed by W. G. Snuffy Walden). I’m a Big Girl Now (1980–1981). “I’m a Big Girl Now” (vocal by Diana Canova). I’m Dickens . . . He’s Fenster (1962–1963). “The Dickens and Fenster March” (composed by Irving Szathmary). In the Beginning (1978). “In the Beginning” (composed by Barry DeVorzon).

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In the Heat of the Night (1988–1994). “In the Heat of the Night” (vocal by Bill Camplin). The Ina Ray Hutton Show (1956). “Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Gal)” (composed by Ray Henderson, Sam Lewis, and Joseph Young). The Insiders (1985–1986). “The Insiders Theme” (composed by Peter Robinson). International Detective (1959–1960). “International Detective” (composed by Sidney Shaw and Larry Holmes). The Interns (1970–1971). “The Interns Theme” (composed by Shorty Rogers). The Invisible Man (1958). “The Invisible Man” (composed by Sidney John Kay). The Invisible Man (1975). “Theme from the Invisible Man” (composed by Richard Clements). Iron Horse (1966–1968). “Iron Horse” (composed by Dominic Frontiere). Ironside (1967–1975). “Ironside” (composed by Quincy Jones). The Islanders (1960–1961). “The Islanders Theme” (composed by William Lava and Richard Bare). It Takes a Thief (1968–1970). “It Takes a Thief” (composed by Dave Grusin). It Takes Two (1982–1983). “Where Love Spends the Night” (vocal by Crystal Gayle and Paul Williams). It Was a Very Good Year (1971). “It Was a Very Good Year” (vocal by Mel Torme). It’s a Living (1980–1989). “It’s a Living” (vocal by Leslie Briscusse). It’s a Man’s World (1962–1963). “It’s a Man’s World” (composed by Jack Marshall and Jerry Gladstone). It’s About Time (1966–1967). “It’s About Time” (composed by George Wyle, Gerald Fried, and Sherwood Schwartz). It’s Always Jan (1955–1956). “It’s Always Jan” (composed by Earle Hagen and Herbert Spencer). It’s Your Move (1984–1985). “It’s Your Move Theme” (composed by Rik Howard and Bob Wirth). Ivan the Terrible (1976). “Theme from Ivan the Terrible” (composed by Joe Raposo). Jack and Mike (1986–1987). “Jack and Mike” (composed by Johnny Mandel). Jack of All Trades (2000–2002). “The Daring Dragoon” (composed by Joseph LoDuca). The Jackie Gleason Show (1966–1970). “Melancholy Serenade” (composed by Jackie Gleason). The Jackie Thomas Show (1992–1993). “Theme from The Jackie Thomas Show” (composed by W. G. Snuffy Walden). Jake and the Fatman (1987–1992). “Jake and the Fatman” (composed by Dick DeBenedictis). James at 15 (1977–1978). “James” (vocal by Lee Montgomery). Jane (1989). “Jane” (vocal by Neil Innes). Jane and the Dragon (2006). “Jane and the Dragon” (vocal by Tajja Isen). The Jean Arthur Show (1966). “Merry-Go-Round” (composed by Jack Keating, Richard Quine, and Jay Richard Kennedy). Jefferson Drum (1958–1959). “The Jefferson Drum Theme” (composed by Irving Friedman).

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The Jeffersons (1975–1985). “Movin’ on Up” (composed by Jan’et DuBois and Jeff Barry). Jennifer Slept Here (1982–1983). “Jennifer Slept Here” (vocal by Joey Scarbury). Jeopardy! (1984– ). “Think Music” (composed by Merv Griffin). Jesse Hawkes (1989). “Edge of the Sky” (vocal by David Cummings). Jessica Novak (1981). “Jessica’s Theme” (composed by Fred Karlin). Jessie (1984). “Jessie’s Theme” (composed by John Cacavas). The Jetsons (1962–1963). “The Jetsons Theme” (composed by William Hanna, Joseph Barbera, and Hoyt Curtin). Jigsaw John (1976). “Theme from Jigsaw John” (composed by Pete Rugolo). The Jim Backus Show: Hot off the Wire (1960–1961). “Hot off the Wire” (composed by David Rose). The Jimmy Stewart Show (1971–1972). “Theme from The Jimmy Stewart Show” (composed by Jeff Alexander). J.J. Starbuck (1987–1988). “J.J. Starbuck” (vocal by Ronnie Milsap). Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005). “One of Us” (composed by Joan Osborne). Joanie Loves Chachi (1982–1983). “You Look at Me” (vocal by Erin Moran and Scott Baio). Joe and Sons (1975–1976). “Joe and Sons” (composed by David Shire). Joe and Valerie (1978). “Joe and Valerie” (vocal by Char Fontaine and Randy Winburn). Pattti Brooks and Jean Raposo perform the theme in the revised 1979 version of the show. The Joe Palooka Story (1953–1954). “The Joe Palooka Song” (composed by William Lava). Joe’s World (1979–1980). “Joe’s World” (composed by Hal Hidey, Mel Tolkin, and Larry Rhine). John Doe (2002). “Theme from John Doe” (composed by Danny Lux). The John Forsythe Show (1965–1966). “The John Forsythe Show Theme” (composed by Lyn Murray). John from Cincinnati (2007). “Johnny Appleseed” (performed by Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros). Johnny Bago (1993). “Johnny Bago” (vocal by Jimmy Buffett). Johnny Ringo (1959–1960). “Johnny Ringo” (vocal by Don Durant). Johnny Staccato (1959–1960). “Staccato’s Theme” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). Josie and the Pussycats (1970–1972). “Josie and the Pussycats” (vocal by Patrice Holloway). Patrice also performed the vocal for the sequel series Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space. Julia (1968–1971). “Julia’s Theme” (by Elmer Bernstein, first and second seasons), Jeff Alexander (third season). Julie (1992). “Julie’s Theme” (composed by Henry Mancini). Julie Farr, M.D. (1979). “There Will Be Love” (vocal by Marilyn McCoo). The June Allyson Show (1959–1961). “Theme from The June Allyson Show” (composed by Herschel Burke Gilbert). Just in Time (1988). “Just in Time” (composed by Lee Holdridge). Just the 10 of Us (1988–1990). “Doin’ It the Best I Can” (vocal by Bill Medley). The Kallikaks (1977). “Beat the System” (vocal by Roy Clark).

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Karen (Debbie Watson; 1964–1965). “Karen” (vocal by The Beach Boys). Karen (Karen Valentine; 1975). “Karen’s Theme” (composed by Benny Golson). Karen’s Song (1987). “Karen’s Song” (composed by Douglas Timm). Kate and Allie (1984–1989). “Along Comes a Friend” (vocal by John Leffler). Kate Loves a Mystery (1979). “Kate Loves a Mystery Theme” (composed by John Cacavas). Kentucky Jones (1964–1965). “Kentucky Jones” (composed by Vic Mizzy). Kimba the White Lion (1966). “Kimba the White Lion” (composed by Bernie Baum, Bill Grant, and Florence Kaye). King of Diamonds (1961–1962). “King of Diamonds Theme” (composed by Frank Ortega). King of Kensington (1981). “King of Kensington” (vocal by Bob Francis). King of Queens (1998–2006). “Driving Home to You” (vocal by Billy Vera and the Beaters). King of the Hill (1997–2009). “King of the Hill Theme” (performed by The Refreshments). Kingdom Hospital (2004). “Worry about You” (performed by Ivy). Kingston Confidential (1977). “Kingston” (composed by Henry Mancini). Klondike (1960–1961). “The Klondike Theme” (composed by Vic Mizzy). Knight and Daye (1989). “The Knight and Daye Theme” (composed by David Michael Frank). Knots Landing (1979–1993). “Knots Landing” (composed by Jerrold Immel). Kodiak (1974). “Kodiak” (composed by Morton Stevens). Kojak (1973–1990). CBS Theme: “Kojak” (by Billy Goldenberg). ABC Theme: “The New Kojak Theme” (by Mike Post). Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975). “Kolchak’s Theme” (composed by Gil Melle). Kung Fu (1972–1975). “Kung Fu” (composed by Jim Helms). The L Word (2004–2009). “The Way That We Live” (Performed by Betty). L.A. Law (1986–1994). “The L.A. Law Theme” (composed by Mike Post). Lady Blue (1985–1986). “Lady Blue” (vocal by Arnetia Walker). Lancer (1968–1970). “Lancer” (composed by Jerome Moross). Land of the Giants (1968–1970). “Land of the Giants” (composed by John Williams). Land of the Lost (1974–1977). “Land of the Lost” (composed by Linda Laurie and Michael Lloyd). Land of the Lost (1991–1993). “Land of the Lost” (composed by Kevin Kiner). Lanigan’s Rabbi (1977). “Lanigan’s Rabbi” (composed by Leonard Rosenman). Laramie (1959–1963). “Laramie” (composed by Cyril Mockridge). Laredo (1965–1967). “Laredo” (composed by Russell Garcia). Las Vegas (2003–2008). “A Little Less Conversation” (vocal by Elvis Presley). The Last Precinct (1986). “The Last Precinct” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). The Last Resort (1979–1980). “The Last Resort” (composed by Patrick Williams). Laurie Hill (1992). “The Laurie Hill Theme” (composed by W. G. Snuffy Walden). Laverne and Shirley (1976–1983). “Making Our Dreams Come True” (vocal by Cyndi Grecco).

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The Law and Mr. Jones (1960–1962). “When the Saints Go Marching In” (adaptation by Hans Salter). Law of the Plainsman (1959–1960). “Law of the Plainsman Theme” (composed by Leonard Rosenman). The Lawless Years (1959–1961). “The Lawless Years” (composed by Raoul Kraushaar and William Loose). The Lawrence Welk Show (1955–1971). “Bubbles in the Wine” (composed by Lawrence Welk). Learning the Ropes (1988–1989). “Learning the Ropes” (vocal by David Roberts). Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963). “The Toy Parade” (composed by Michael Johnson and Melvyn Lenard). Leg Work (1987). “The Leg Work Theme” (composed by Michael Omartian). The Legend of Jesse James (1965–1966). “Jesse James” (a.k.a. “The Man with the Hungry Guns”). Vocal by The Ken Darby Singers. Lenny (1990–1991). “Lenny’s Theme” (vocal by Dion). The Lieutenant (1963–1964). “The Lieutenant” (composed by Jeff Alexander). The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961). “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp” (vocal by The Ken Darby Singers). Life As We Know It (2004). “Sooner or Later” (composed by Michael Tolcher). The Life of Riley (1949–1950). “The Life of Riley” (whistling theme; by Lou Kosloff). Life Goes On (1989–1992). “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” (composed by The Beatles). Life with Father (1953–1955). “Life with Father” (composed by David Raksin). Life with Lucy (1986). “Life with Lucy” (vocal by Eydie Gorme). The Line-Up (1954–1960). “San Francisco Blues” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith). Lipstick Jungle (2008). “The Bomb” (performed by Bitter Sweet). Little House on the Prairie (1974–1982). “Little House on the Prairie” (composed by David Rose). Little Women (1979). “Little Women Theme” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). The Littlest Hobo (1980). “Maybe Tomorrow” (vocal by Terry Bush). Live-In (1989). “Happy Together” (composed by Ray Colcord). Living Dolls (1989). “Living Dolls” (composed by John Beasley and John Vester). Lobo (1980–1981). “Georgia on My Mind” (performed by Robert Jason). Lockup (1959–1960). “The Lockup Theme” (composed by Donald Page). Logan’s Run (1977–1978). “Logan’s Run” (composed by Jerrold Immel). The Long Hot Summer (1965–1966). “The Long Hot Summer” (composed by Alex North and Sammy Cahn). Lost in Space (1965–1968). “Lost in Space” (composed by John Williams). The Lost Saucer (1975–1976). “The Lost Saucer” (composed by Michael Lloyd). Lotsa Luck (1973–1974). “Lotsa Luck” (composed by Jack Elliott, Allyn Ferguson, Bill Persky, and Sam Denoff). Lottery (1983). “Turn of the Cards” (vocal by Alan Graham). Love, American Style (1969–1974). “Love, American Style” (vocal by The Cowsills, 1969–1970; The Ron Hicklin Singers, 1971–1974). Love and Curses (1991). “Love and Curses Theme” (composed by Steve Levine). Love and Marriage (1959–1960). “Love and Marriage” (composed by Earle Hagen and Herbert Spencer).

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Love and War (1992–1994). “Love and War” (composed by Jonathan Tunick). The Love Boat (1977–1986). “The Love Boat” (vocal by Jack Jones; last season by Dionne Warwick). Love, Sidney (1981–1983). “Friends Forever” (vocal by Tony Randall, Swoosie Kurtz, and Kaleena Kiff; later by Gladys Knight and Bubba Knight). Love Story (1973–1974). “Love Story” (composed by Francis Lai). Love That Jill (1958). “Love That Jill” (composed by Leon Klatzkin). Love Thy Neighbor (1973). “Love Thy Neighbor” (vocal by Solomon Burke). Loves Me, Loves Me Not (1977). “Loves Me, Loves Me Not” (composed by George Aliceson Tipton). Lucas Tanner (1974–1975). “Lucas Tanner” (composed by David Shire). The Lucie Arnaz Show (1985). “Theme from The Lucie Arnaz Show” (composed by Jack Elliott). M Squad (1957–1960). Original Theme: “M Squad” (by Stanley Wilson). Revised Theme: “The M Squad Theme” (by Count Basie). MacGruder and Loud (1985). “Theme from MacGruder and Loud” (composed by Paul Chihara). MacGyver (1985–1991). “MacGyver’s Theme” (composed by Randy Edelman). The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove (1979). “The MacKenzies of Paradise Cove” (composed by John Rubinstein). Mad About You (1992–1999). “The Final Frontier” (composed by Don Was and Paul Reiser). Madame’s Place (1982–1983). “Here at Madame’s Place” (vocal by Denise DeCaro). Maggie (1981). “Maggie’s Theme” (composed by Patrick Williams). Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988). Original Theme: “Magnum, P.I.” (by Ian FreebairnSmith, 1980–1982). Revised Theme: “Magnum’s Theme” (by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter, 1982–1988). Major Dad (1989–1993). “Major Dad” (composed by Roger Steinman). Makin’ It (1979). “Makin’ It” (vocal by David Naughton). Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006). “Boss of Me” (performed by They Might Be Giants). Mama Malone (1984). “Mama Malone” (composed by John Kander and Fred Ebb). Mama Rosa (1950). “O Sole Mio” (played by Rex Koury at the organ). Mama’s Family (1983–1988). “Bless My Happy Home” (composed by Peter Matz). The Man and the Challenge (1959–1960). “The Man and the Challenge” (composed by Warren Barker). The Man and the City (1971–1972). “The Man and the City Theme” (composed by Alex North). A Man Called Shenandoah (1965–1966). “Shenandoah” (vocal by Robert Horton). A Man Called Sloane (1979). “Sloane’s Theme” (composed by John Elizalde). The Man from Atlantis (1977–1978). “Theme from The Man from Atlantis” (composed by Fred Karlin). The Man from Blackhawk (1959–1960). “The Man from Blackhawk” (composed by Phil Green). The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968). “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith).

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Man in a Suitcase (1968). “Man in a Suitcase Theme” (composed by Ron Grainer). The Man in the Family (1991). “When You’re Smilin’” (vocal by Louis Prima). Man of the People (1991). “I’m the Man” (composed by Darnell Brown). Man of the World (1962). “Man of the World Theme” (composed by Henry Mancini). Man with a Camera (1958–1960). “Man with a Camera” (composed by Herschel Burke Gilbert). Mancuso, FBI (1989–1990). “Mancuso, FBI” (composed by Susan Hamilton and Doug Katsuros). Maniac Mansion (1990–1992). “Maniac Mansion Theme” (composed by Jane Siberry and Mary Margaret O’Hara). Mann and Machine (1992). “Mann and Machine Theme” (composed by Mark Mothersbaugh). Mannix (1967–1975). “Mannix” (composed by Lalo Schifrin). M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994–1995). “The M.A.N.T.I.S. Theme” (composed by Joseph LoDuca). Many Happy Returns (1964–1965). “Many Happy Returns” (composed by David Rose and Parke Levy). Marblehead Manor (1987–1988). “It’s a Grand Life” (composed by Dan Foliart and Howard Pearl). Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976). “Marcus Welby Theme” (composed by Leonard Rosenman). Margie (1961–1962). “Margie” (composed by Con Conrad, J. Russell Robinson, and Benny Davis; adapted to TV by Lionel Newman). Married People (1990–1991). “Married People” (composed by Bob Boykin). Married: The First Year (1979). “Married: The First Year Theme” (vocal by Chuck Cochran). Married . . . With Children (1987–1997). “Love and Marriage” (vocal by Frank Sinatra). The Marshall Chronicles (1990). “Falling in Love” (vocal by Randy Newman). Mary (1985–1986). “Mary’s Theme” (composed by Dan Foliart and Howard Pearl). Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1977–1978). “Premiere Occasion” (a.k.a “The Mary Hartman Theme”) by Barry White; performed by Earle Hagen. The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977). “Love Is All Around” (vocal by Sonny Curtis). The theme was also used for The Mary Tyler Moore Hour in 1979. M*A*S*H (1972–1983). “Suicide Is Painless” (composed by Johnny Mandel). Masquerade (1983–1984). “Masquerade” (vocal by Crystal Gayle). The Master (1984). “Theme from The Master” (composed by Bill Conti). The Match Game (1926–1969). “A Swinging Safari” (composed by Billy Vaughn). Matlock (1986–1995). “Matlock” (composed by Dick DeBenedictis). Matt Helm (1975–1976). “The Matt Helm Theme” (composed by Morton Stevens). Matt Houston (1982–1985). “Matt Houston” (composed by Dominic Frontiere). Maude (1972–1978). “And Then There’s Maude” (vocal by Donny Hathaway). Max Headroom (1987). “Max Headroom Theme” (composed by Midge Ure and Chris Cross). Max Monroe: Loose Cannon (1990). “Tied Up” (vocal by Yello).

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Maybe This Time (1995–1996). “Maybe This Time” (vocal by Marie Osmond). Mayor of the Town (1954–1955). “Mayor of the Town” (composed by Albert Glasser). McClain’s Law (1981–1982). “McClain’s Law” (composed by James Di Pasquale). McCloud (1970–1977). Original “McCloud” Theme (by Glen A. Larson). Revised version by David Shire. McDuff, the Talking Dog (1976–1977). “McDuff” (composed by Richard LaSalle). McHale’s Navy (1962–1966). “McHale’s Navy” (composed by Axel Stordahl). McKeever and the Colonel (1962–1963). “McKeever’s Theme” (composed by Herschel Burke Gilbert). The McLain Stevenson Show (1976–1977). “Mac” (composed by Paul Williams). McMillan and Wife (1971–1977). “McMillan and Wife” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Me and Maxx (1980). “Is It Because of Love?” (vocal by Lenore O’Malley). Me and Mom (1985). “Me and Mom” (vocal by Amy Holland). Me and Mrs. C. (1986–1987). “Me and Mrs. C.” (vocal by Deborah Malone). Medical Center (1969–1976). “Medical Center” (composed by Lalo Schifrin). Medium (2005–2011). “Medium” (composed by Mycheal Danna). Melba (1986). “We’re Sisters” (vocal by Melba Moore). Melissa and Joey (2012– ). “Guess You’re Stuck with Me” (by Joey Lawrence and Matthew Gerard). Melrose Place (1992–1999). “Melrose Place” (composed by Tim Truman). Men Behaving Badly (1996–1997). “Bad Boys” (composed by Marshall Crenshaw). Men Into Space (1959–1960). “Men Into Space” (composed by David Rose). Miami Undercover (1961). “Miami Undercover” (composed by Johnny Green). Miami Vice (1984–1989). “Miami Vice” (composed by Jan Hammer). Michael Shayne (1960–1961). “Theme from Michael Shayne” (composed by Leith Stevens). Midnight Caller (1988–1991). “Midnight Caller” (composed by Brad Fiedel). Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993–1998). “Power Rangers” (composed by Ron Wasserman). Mike and Molly (2010– ). “I See Love” (performed by Keb’Mo’). Mike Hammer (1958). “Riff Blues” (composed by Dave Kahn and Melvyn Lenard). Mike Hammer (1984–1986). “Harlem Nocturne” (composed by Earle Hagen). Millennium (1996–1998). “The Millennium Theme” (composed by Mark Snow). The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (1979–1980). “Sheriff Lobo” (vocal by Frankie Laine). The Misfits of Science (1985–1986). “The Misfits of Science” (composed by Basil Poledouris). Miss Winslow and Son (1979). “Miss Winslow and Son” (composed by Pete Rugolo). Mission: Impossible (1966–1973). “Mission: Impossible” (composed by Lalo Schifrin). The Mississippi (1983–1984). “Theme from Mississippi” (composed by Lee Holdridge). Mr. Belvedere (1985–1990). “According to Our New Arrival” (vocal by Leon Redbone).

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Mr. Broadway (1964). “Mr. Broadway Theme” (composed by Dave Brubeck). Mr. Lucky (1959–1960). “Mr. Lucky” (composed by Henry Mancini). Mr. Merlin (1981–1982). “Merlin’s Theme” (composed by Ken Harrison). Mr. Novak (1963–1965). “Theme from Mr. Novak” (composed by Lyn Murray). Mr. Roberts (1965–1966). “Theme from Mr. Roberts” (composed by Frank Perkins). Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1962–1963). “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” (composed by Hal Stanley and Irving Taylor). Mr. T and Tina (1976). “Chicago” (composed by George Aliceson Tipton). Mobile One (1975). “Mobile One” (composed by Nelson Riddle). Molloy (1990). “Molloy’s Theme” (composed by Ed Alton). Moment of Fear (1960). “Theme from Moment of Fear” (composed by Vic Mizzy). Mona McCluskey (1965–1966). “Yes Sir, That’s My Baby” (adapted by Sonny Burke). Monk (2002–2009). Musical Theme: “Monk” (by Jeff Beal). Vocal version: “It’s a Jungle Out There” (performed and written by Randy Newman). The Monkees (1966–1968). “The Monkees Theme: Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees” (vocal by Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Peter Tork, and Mike Nesmith). The Monroes (1966–1967). “Theme from The Monroes” (composed by David Rose). The Montefuscos (1975). The Montefuscos Theme” (composed by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson). Moonlighting (1985–1989). “Moonlighting” (vocal by Al Jarreau). Mork and Mindy (1978–1982). “Mork and Mindy” (composed by Perry Botkin). The Mothers-in-Law (1967–1969). “The Mothers-in-Law” (composed by Wilbur Hatch). Movin’ On (1974–1976). “Movin’ On” (vocal by Merle Haggard). Mrs. G. Goes to College (1961–1962). “Alma Mater” (composed by Herschel Burke Gilbert and Alfred Perry). Muggsy (1976–1977). “Keeping It Together” (Performed by Blood, Sweat, and Tears). Mulligan’s Stew (1977). “We’ve Got to Stick Together” (vocal by Michael Lloyd). The Munsters (1964–1966). “At the Munsters” (composed by Jack Marshall). The Muppet Show (1976–1981). “The Muppet Show Theme” (composed by Jim Henson and Sam Pottle). Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996). “J. B. Fletcher’s Theme” (composed by John Addison). Murphy Brown (1988–1997). “Murphy’s Theme” (composed by Steve Dorff). Murphy’s Law (1988–1989). “Murphy’s Law Theme” (vocal by Al Jarreau). My Favorite Martian (1963–1966). “My Favorite Martian” (composed by George Greeley). My Friend Flicka (1956–1958). “Flicka” (original version by Alfred Newman, 1956–1957). Revised version (by Leon Klatzkin, 1957–1958). My Hero (1952–1953). “My Hero” (composed by Leon Klatzkin). My Living Doll (1965–1966). “My Living Doll” (composed by George Greeley). My Mother the Car (1965–1966). “My Mother the Car” (vocal by Paul Hampton).

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My Partner the Ghost (1973). “Randall and Hopkirk Theme” (composed by Edwin Astley). My Secret Identity (1988–1989). “My Secret Identity” (composed by Fred Mollin). My Sister Eileen (1960–1961). “My Sister Eileen” (composed by Herbert Spencer). My Sister Sam (1986–1988). “Room Enough for Two” (vocal by Kim Carnes). My So-Called Life (1994–1995). “Theme from My So-Called Life” (composed by W. G. Snuffy Walden). My World and Welcome to It (1969–1970). “My World and Welcome to It” (composed by Warren Barker and Danny Arnold). The Name of the Game (1968–1972). “The Name of the Game” (composed by Dave Grusin). Nancy Drew (1995–1996). “The Nancy Drew Theme” (composed by John Tucker). The Nancy Walker Show (1976–1977). “Nancy’s Blues” (vocal by Nancy Walker). The Nanny (1993–1999). “The Nanny Named Fran” (vocal by Ann Hampton Callaway). Nanny and the Professor (1970–1971). “Nanny” (vocal by The Addrisi Brothers). Nash Bridges (1996–2001). Themes: “Nash Bridges” (by Ella Cmiral); “I’ve Got a Friend in You” (by Eddie Jobson); and “The New Nash Bridges Theme” (by Ray Bunch). Nashville 99 (1977). “Nashville 99” (vocal by Jerry Reed). Nasty Boys (1990). “Nasty” (vocal by Lisa Keith). National Velvet (1960–1962). “National Velvet” (composed by Robert Armbruster). Needles and Pins (1973). “The Needles and Pins Theme” (composed by Marvin Hamlisch). Neon Rider (1990–1991). “Theme from Neon Rider” (vocal by Bill Henderson). The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (1987–1988). “Beans Baxter Theme” (composed by Joseph Birtelli). The New Adventures of Wonder Woman (1977–1979). “The New Wonder Woman Theme” (composed by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel). The New Andy Griffith Show (1972). “Theme to The New Andy Griffith Show” (composed by Earle Hagen). New Attitude (1990). “New Attitude” (vocal by Sheryl Lee Ralph). The New Avengers (1978–1979). “The New Avengers” (composed by Laurie Johnson). The New Bob Cummings Show (1961–1962). “Theme from The New Bob Cummings Show” (composed by Juan Esquivel). The New Dick Van Dyke Show (1971–1974). “New Dick Van Dyke Show Theme” (composed by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson). The New Dragnet (1989–1990). “The New Dragnet Theme” (composed by Bill Fulton). The New Gidget (1986–1988). “One in a Million” (composed by Jeff Vilinsky, Craig Snyder, and Marek Norman). A New Kind of Family (1979). “A New Kind of Family” (composed by Dan Foliart and Howard Pearl). The New Lassie (1989–1991). “The New Lassie Theme” (composed by Al Burton and Timothy Thompson. Whistling by Les Baxter). The New Leave It to Beaver (1986–1989). “The Toy Parade” (revised version by Cabo Frio).

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The New Love, American Style (1985–1986). “Love, American Style” (vocal by Lou Rawls). The New Mike Hammer (1986–1987). “Harlem Nocturne” (composed by Earle Hagen). The New Operation Petticoat (1978–1979). “The New Operation Petticoat Theme” (composed by Peter Matz). The New Phil Silvers Show (1963–1964). “Theme from The New Phil Silvers Show” (composed by Harry Geller). The New Sea Hunt (1986–1987). “The New Sea Hunt Theme” (composed by Braun Farnow and Fred Zurbu). The New Temperatures Rising Show (1973–1974). “The New Temperatures Rising Theme” (composed by Vic Mizzy). The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991–1993). “WKRP in Cincinnati” (composed by Tom Wells and Jim Ellis). Newhart (1982–1990), “The Newhart Theme” (composed by Henry Mancini). Nichols (1971–1972). “Theme from Nichols” (composed by Bernard Segall). Night Court (1984–1992). “Night Court” (composed by Jack Elliott). Night Gallery (1970–1973). Original “Night Gallery” theme (by Gil Mille, 1970– 1972). Revised theme (1972–1973) by Eddie Sauter. Night Heat (1985). “Night Heat” (vocal by B. J. Cook). Nightingales (1989). “Nightingales Theme” (composed by John E. Davis). Nightmare Café (1992). “Nightmare Café” (composed by J. Peter Robinson). 9 to 5 (1982–1983; 1986–1988). “9 to 5.” Vocal by Phoebe Snow (1982–1983) and Dolly Parton (1986–1988). Nip-Tuck (2003–2010). “A Perfect Life” (performed by The Engine Room). No Time for Sergeants (1964–1965). “No Time for Sergeants” (composed by George Duning). Noah’s Ark (1956–1957). “Noah” (vocal by The Hi-Lo’s). Nobody’s Perfect (1980). “Nobody’s Perfect” (composed by Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson). Norby (1955). “Norby’s Theme” (vocal by Joan Lorring). Normal Life (1990). “Normal Life” (composed by Dweezil Zappa). Northern Exposure (1990–1995). “Northern Exposure” (composed by David Schwartz). Northwest Passage (1958–1959). “Northwest Passage” by Johnny Green (opening) and Raoul Kraushaar (closing). Not for Hire (1959). “Theme from Not for Hire” (composed by Raoul Kraushaar). Nurses (1991–1994). “Here I Am” (composed by George Aliceson Tipton and John Bettis). NYPD Blue (1993–2005). “NYPD Blue” (composed by Mike Post). The O.C. (2003–2007). “California” (performed by Phantom Planet). Oh Madeline (1983–1984). “Theme from Oh Madeline” (composed by Dan Foliart and Howard Pearl). Oh, Those Bells (1962). “Oh, Those Bells” (composed by Tutti Camarata). Ohara (1987–1988). “Ohara’s Theme” (composed by Bill Conti). O’Hara, United States Treasury (1971–1972). “O’Hara, United States Treasury” (composed by Ray Heindorf and William Lava).

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O. K. Crackerby (1965–1966). “O. K. Crackerby” (composed by Robert Emmett Dolan and Abe Burrows). Oliver Beene (2003–2005). “The Future Is Now” (performed by The Solids). Omnibus (1952–1961).”Manhattan Silhouette” (composed by Philip Lang). On Our Own (1977–1978). “On Our Own” (composed by Bob Israel). On the Air (1992). “On the Air” (composed by Angelo Badalamonti). On the Rocks (1975–1976). “On the Rocks” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Once a Hero (1987). “Once a Hero” (composed by Dennis Dreith). One Big Family (1986–1987). “One Big Family Theme” (composed by George Aliceson Tipton). One Day at a Time (1975–1984). “This Is It” (composed by Nancy Barry and Jeff Barry; vocal by Polly Cutter). The One Hundred Lives of Black Jack Savage (1991). “Theme from The One Hundred Lives of Black Jack Savage” (composed by Mike Post). One Tree Hill (2004–2011). “I Don’t Want to Be” (composed by Gavin DeGraw). Open House (1989–1990). “Open House” (composed by John Beasley and John Veiter). Operation Petticoat (1977–1978). “Operation Petticoat” (composed by Artie Butler). The Oregon Trail (1977). “The Oregon Trail” (vocal by Danny Durst). Orson Welles’ Great Mysteries (1973–1974). “Great Mysteries Theme” (composed by John Barry). Our Family Honor (1985–1986). “Our Family Honor” (composed by Barry DeVorzon and Douglas Timm). Our House (1986–1988). “Our House” (composed by Billy Goldenberg). Our Man Higgins (1962–1963). “Our Man Higgins” (composed by Frank DeVol). Out All Night (1992–1993). “Out All Night” (vocal by Patti LaBelle). Out of the Blue (1979). “Out of the Blue” (composed by Charles Fox). Outlaws (1960–1962). “The Outlaws Theme” (composed by Hugo Friedhofer). The Outsider (1968–1969). “The Outsider” (composed by Pete Rugolo). Over My Dead Body (1990–1991). “Over My Dead Body Theme” (composed by Lee Holdridge). Overland Trail (1960–1961). “The Overland Trail” (composed by Jeff Alexander). Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (1971–1974). “Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). Pacific Station (1991). “Rescue Me” (vocal by Margo Thunder, Phaedra Butler, and Rise Engerman). Palace Guard (1990). “The Palace Guard Theme” (composed by Mike Post). Paper Moon (1974–1975). “It’s Only a Paper Moon” (composed by Harold Arlen). Paris 7000 (1970). “Paris 7000” (composed by Michel Colombier). Parker Lewis Can’t Lose (1990–1992). “Parker Lewis Theme” (composed by Dennis McCarthy). The Partners (1971–1972). “The Partners” (composed by Lalo Schifrin). The Partridge Family (1970–1974). Original Theme: “When We’re Singing” (by Wes Farrell and Diane Hilderbrand). Revised Theme: “Come On, Get Happy” (by Wes Farrell and Danny Janssen). Both versions sung by the real-life Par-

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tridge Family (Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, John Bahler, Tom Bahler, Jackie Ward, and Ron Hicklin). Party of Five (1994–2000). “Closer to Free” (performed by BoDeans). The Patty Duke Show (1963–1966). “Theme from The Patty Duke Show” (a.k.a. “Cousins”) by Sid Ramin and Robert Wells. Paul Bernard, Psychiatrist (1972). “Paul Bernard Theme” (composed by Milani Kymlicka). The Paul Lynde Show (1972–1973). “The Paul Lynde Show Theme” (composed by Shorty Rogers). Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (1974–1975). “Friends and Lovers” (composed by Patrick Williams). Peaceable Kingdom (1989). “Peaceable Kingdom” (composed by David McHugh). Peck’s Bad Girl (1959). “Peck’s Bad Girl” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith). Perfect Strangers (1986–1992). “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Me Now” (vocal by David Pomerantz). The Perry Como Show (1950–1955). Opening Theme: “Dream Along with Me” (by Carl Sigman). Closing Theme: “You’re Never Far Away” (by Robert Allen and Allen Roberts). Perry Mason (1957–1966). “Park Avenue Beat” (a.k.a. “The Perry Mason Theme”) by Fred Steiner. Persuaders! (1971–1972). “The Persuaders” (composed by John Barry). Peter Gunn (1958–1961). “Bye-Bye” (a.k.a. “The Peter Gunn Theme”) by Henry Mancini. Peter Loves Mary (1960–1961). “Peter Loves Mary” (composed by Buddy Bregman). Petrocelli (1974–1976). “Theme from Petrocelli” (composed by Lalo Schifrin). Petticoat Junction (1963–1970). “Petticoat Junction” (composed by Paul Henning and Curt Massey). Peyton Place (1964–1969). “For Those Who Are Young” (composed by Franz Waxman). Phyl and Mikhy (1980). “Phyl and Mikhy” (composed by Rod Parker and Hal Cooper). Phyllis (1975–1977). “Phyllis” (composed by Stan Daniels). Picket Fences (1992–1996). “Picket Fences” (composed by Stewart Levin). Pistols ‘n’ Petticoats (1966–1967). “Pistols ‘n’ Petticoats” (composed by Jack Elliott and George Tibbles). Planet of the Apes (1974). “Theme from Planet of the Apes” (composed by Lalo Schifrin). Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1965–1967). “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies Theme” (composed by Jeff Alexander). Police Woman (1974–1978). “Theme from Police Woman” (composed by Morton Stevens). Pony Express (1959–1960). “Pony Express” (composed by Paul Sawtell and Bert Shaffer). Popi (1976). “Popi’s Theme” (composed by George Del Barrio). The Powers That Be (1992–1993). “The Powers That Be” (vocal by Stephen Bishop). Pretty Little Liars (2010– ). “Secret” (performed by The Pierces).

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Primus (1971–1972). “The Primus Theme” (composed by Leonard Rosenman). Princesses (1991). “Some Day My Prince Will Come” (vocal by The Roches). Prisoner: Cell Block H (1980). “On the Inside” (vocal by Lynne Hamilton). Private Benjamin (1981). “Judy’s Song” (composed by Madelyn Davis and Bob Carroll Jr.). Probe (1988). “The Probe Theme” (composed by Sylvester Levay). Profiler (1996–2000). Original Theme: “The Profiler Theme” (with Ally Walker) by Angelo Badalmonti. Revised Theme: “The New Profiler Theme” (with Jamie Luner) by Jeff Rona. Pros and Cons (1991–1992). “The Pros and Con Theme” (composed by William Olvis). The Protectors (1972–1973). “Avenues and Alleyways” (vocal by Tony Christie). The Pruitts of Southampton (1966). “The Pruitts of Southampton” (vocal by Phyllis Diller). P.S. I Luv U (1991–1992). “P.S. I Luv U” (vocal by Greg Evigan and Suzanne Fountain). The Psychiatrist (1971). “The Psychiatrist” (composed by Gil Melle). Punky Brewster (1984–1988). “Every Time You Turn Around” (vocal by Gary Portnoy). The Pursuit of Happiness (1988). “The Pursuit of Happiness” (vocal by Mendy Lee). Quark (1978). “Theme from Quark” (composed by Perry Botkin Jr.). The Queen and I (1969). “The Queen and I” (composed by Jerry Fielding). The Queen of Swords (2000–2001). “Behind the Mask” (vocal in English and Spanish) by Jose Feliciano. The Quest (1982). “Kings and Queens” (vocal by Lisa Lee). Quincy, M.E. (1976–1983). “Quincy’s Theme” (composed by Glen A. Larson). Rachel Gun, R.N. (1992). “Workin’ for a Livin’” (vocal by Christine Ebersole). Rags to Riches (1987–1988). “Rags to Riches” (composed by Peter Robinson and Mark Miller). Raising Miranda (1988). “Raising Miranda” (composed by Martin Silvestri, Jeremy Stone, and Joel Higgins). Rango (1967). “Rango” (vocal by Frankie Laine). The Rat Patrol (1966–1968). “The Rat Patrol” (composed by Dominic Frontiere). The Real McCoys (1957–1963). “The Real McCoys” (composed by Harry Ruby). Original Theme Vocal (1957–1962): Ernest Newton. Revised Theme Vocal (1962–1963): Jimmie Rodgers. Reasonable Doubts (1991–1993). “Reasonable Doubts” (composed by Brad Fiedel). Reba (2001–2007). “I’m a Survivor” (vocal by Reba McEntire). The Rebel (1959–1961). “The Rebel, Johnny Yuma” (vocal by Johnny Cash). Elvis Presley also recorded the theme but it was not used for the series. The Red Skelton Show (1951–1970). “Holiday for Strings” (composed by David Rose). Redigo (1963). “Redigo’s Theme” (composed by Jack Keller and Gerry Goffin). Reggie (1983). “The Real Me” (vocal by Richard Mulligan). The Reporter (1964). “The Reporter” (composed by Kenyon Hopkins).

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Return of the Saint (1979–1980). “The New Saint Theme” (composed by Brian Dae). Rhythm and Blues (1992). “Rhythm and Blues” (composed by Monty Seward). Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957–1960). “Theme from Richard Diamond” (composed by Pete Rugolo). Richie Brockelman, Private Eye (1978). “School’s Out” (composed by Stephen Geyes and Herb Pederson). Riptide (1984–1985). “Riptide” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Riverboat (1959–1961). “The Riverboat Theme” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). Robin’s Hoods (1994–1995). “Robin’s Theme” (composed by Fred Tahler). Roc (1991–1994). “Roc’s Theme” (composed by Fred Tahler). The Rockford Files (1974–1980). “The Rockford Files” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). The Rogues (1964–1965). “The Rogues Theme” (composed by Nelson Riddle). Roller Girls (1978). “Roller Girls” (vocal by Shari Saba). The Rookies (1972–1976). “The Rookies Theme” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). Room for Romance (1990). “Room for Romance” (composed by Mark Snow). Room for Two (1992). “Room for Two” (composed by David Shire). Roomies (1987). “Looking for Some Answers” (vocal by Billy Vera). The Ropers (1979–1980). “The Ropers Theme” (composed by Joe Raposo). Roseanne (1988–1997). “Theme from Roseanne” (composed by Howard Pearl). The Rounders (1966–1967). “Theme from The Rounders” (composed by Jeff Alexander). The Rousters (1983–1984). “Tough Enough” (vocal by Ronnie Milsap). Route 66 (1960–1964). “Route 66” (composed by Nelson Riddle). The Royal Family (1991–1992). “We Are Family” (vocal by David Allen Jones). Saber of London (1957–1960). “Saber of London” (composed by Albert Elms). Sable (1987–1988). “Sable’s Theme” (composed by Michael Shreive). The Saint (1963–1969). “The Saint” (composed by Leslie Charteris; performed by Edwin Astley). Saints and Sinners (1962–1963). “Saints and Sinners” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). St. Elsewhere (1982–1988). “St. Elsewhere Theme” (composed by Dave Grusin). Sam (1978). “Theme from Sam” (composed by Billy May). Sam Benedict (1962–1963). “Sam Benedict” (composed by Nelson Riddle). San Francisco International Airport (1970–1971). “San Francisco International Airport” (composed by Patrick Williams). The San Pedro Beach Bums (1977). “The San Pedro Beach Bums” (composed by Pete Rugolo). The Sandy Duncan Show (1972). “The Kind of Girl She Is” (composed by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman). Sanford and Son (1972–1977). “Streetbeater” (composed by Quincy Jones). Sanford Arms (1977). “The Sanford Arms Theme” (composed by Henry Mancini). Sara (1976). “Sara’s Theme” (composed by Lee Holdridge). Saved by the Bell (1989–1993). “Saved by the Bell” (vocal by Scott Gale). Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987). “Scarecrow and Mrs. King” (composed by Arthur B. Rubinstein).

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Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957). “Science Fiction Theatre Theme” (composed by Ray Llewellyn). Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? (1969–1973). “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?” (composed by Larry Marks and Paul Costello). Sea Hunt (1957–1961). “The Sea Hunt Theme” (composed by Ray Llewellyn). Search (1972–1973). “Search Theme” (composed by Dominic Frontiere). Seaway (1965). “Seaway Theme” (composed by Edwin Astley). Second Chance (1987–1988). “Second Chance” (composed by Rik Howard and Robert Wirth). Secret Agent (1965–1966). Opening Theme: “Secret Agent Man” (vocal by Johnny Rivers). Closing Theme: “High Wire” (composed by Edwin Astley). Secret Agent Man (2000). “Secret Agent Man” (vocal by the Supreme Beings of Leisure). Seinfeld (1990–1998). “Seinfeld” (composed by Jonathan Wolff). Original Theme by Jeb Epstein. Semi-Tough (1980). “Semi-Tough” (composed by Doug Gilmore and Randy Sharp). Serpico (1976–1977). “Serpico’s Theme” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983). “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” (composed by Phil Silas). 7th Heaven (1996–2007). “Seventh Heaven” (vocal by Steve Plunkett). Sex and the City (1998–2004). “Sex and the City” (composed by Douglas J. Cuomo and Tom Findlay). Shades of L.A. (1990–1991). “Shades” (composed by Dana Kaproff). Shaft (1973–1974). “Theme from Shaft” (composed by Isaac Hayes). Shake It Up (2010– ). “Shake It Up” (vocal by Selena Gomez). Shannon’s Deal (1990–1991). First Season Theme: “Shannon’s Deal” (by Mason Daring and John Sayles). Second Season Theme: “The New Shannon’s Deal Theme” by Wynton Marsalis (musical open); and “Live and Learn” closing vocal by David Schurr. She’s the Sheriff (1987). “She’s the Sheriff” (composed by Bruce Miller). She-Wolf of London (1990–1991). “She-Wolf of London” (composed by Steve Levine). Sheena (Gina Lee Nolin; 2000–2002). “Sheena” (composed by Sean Collery). Sheena, Queen of the Jungle (Irish McCalla; 1956–1957). “Sheena’s Theme” (composed by Eli Brisken). Shell Game (1987). “The Shell Game Theme” (composed by Michel Colombier). Sheriff of Cochise (1956–1958). “The Sheriff of Cochise” (composed by Stan Jones). Sherlock Holmes (1954). “Sherlock Holmes” (composed by Paul Durand). Shirley (1979–1980). “Theme from Shirley” (vocal by Shirley Jones). Shirley’s World (1971–1972). “Shirley’s Theme” (composed by John Barry). Shotgun Slade (1959–1961). “Shotgun Slade of the Two-Barreled Gun.” First season musical version by Gerald Fried. Second season vocal closing by Monica Lewis. Sibs (1991–1992). “Blood Is Thicker” (composed by George Clinton). Sierra (1974). “Sierra” (composed by Lee Holdridge). Silk Stalkings (1991–1996). “Silk Stalkings” (composed by Mike Post).

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Silver Spoons (1982–1986). “Silver Spoons” (composed by Rik Howard and Robert Wirth). Simon and Simon (1982–1988). First Season Theme (1982–1983): “The Theme from Simon and Simon,” vocal by The Thrasher Brothers; then (1983–1988) “The Simon and Simon Theme” (musical introduction by Barry DeVorzon). The Simpsons (1990– ). “The Simpsons” (composed by Danny Elfman). Sing Along with Mitch (1961–1964). “Sing Along” (composed by Robert Allen). Sister Kate (1989–1990). “The Sister Kate Theme” (vocal by Amy Grant). Sisters (1991–1996). “Sisters” (composed by Jay Gruska). The Six O’clock Follies (1980). “Home” (vocal by Joe Cocker). Sky Hawks (1969–1971). “Sky Hawks” (vocal by The Mike Curb Congregation). Sledge Hammer (1986–1987). “Sledge Hammer” (composed by Danny Elfman). Small Wonder (1985–1989). “She’s a Small Wonder” (composed by Rod Alexander and Howard Leeds). Smallville (2001–2011). “Save Me” (vocal by Remey Zero). The Smith Family (1971–1972). “Primrose Lane” (vocal by Mike Minor). The Smothers Brothers Show (1965–1966). “Theme from The Smothers Brothers Show” (vocal by Tom Smothers and Dick Smothers). The Snoop Sisters (1974). “The Snoop Sisters Theme” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Snoops (1989–1990). “Curiosity” (vocal by Ray Charles). Snoops (1999). “One Way or Another” (vocal by Blondie). So This Is Hollywood (1955). “So This Is Hollywood” (composed by William Lava). Soap (1977–1981). “Theme from Soap” (composed by George Aliceson Tipton). Sons and Daughters (1974). “Theme from Sons and Daughters” (composed by James DiPasquale). The Sopranos (1999–2007). “Woke Up This Morning” (performed by Alabama 3). South of Sunset (1993). “Call on Me” (vocal by Glenn Frey). Space: 1999 (1975–1977). “Space: 1999” (composed by Barry Gray). Special Unit 2 (2001). “Special Unit 2 Theme” (composed by Mark Snow). Spider-Man (1969–1970). “Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man” (composed by Paul Francis Webster). SpongeBob SquarePants (1999– ). “SpongeBob SquarePants” (composed by Patrick Pinney). Star Cops (1991). “In the Shadow of the Moon” (vocal by Justin Hayward). Star Maidens (1977). “The Star Maidens Theme” (composed by Patrick Aulton). Star of the Family (1982). “Movin’ Along” (vocal by Kathy Maisnik). Star Trek: Deep Space 9 (1993–1999). “Deep Space 9” (composed by Dennis McCarthy). Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005). “Faith of the Heart” (composed by Russell Watson). Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994). “The Next Generation” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith). Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001). “Voyager” (composed by Jerry Goldsmith). Stargate Atlantis (2004–2009). “Stargate Atlantis” (composed by Joel Goldsmith). Stargate SG–1 (1997–2007). “Stargate SG–1” (composed by Joel Goldsmith). Stargate Universe (2009–2011). “Stargate Universe” (composed by Joel Goldsmith).

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Starsky and Hutch (1975–1979). “Theme from Starsky and Hutch” (first season by Lalo Schifrin). Revised Themes: “Gotcha” (second and fourth seasons by Tom Scott); “Starsky and Hutch” (third season by Mark Snow). Steambath (1984–1985). “Steambath Theme” (composed by David Frishberg). Step by Step (1991–1998). “The Second Time Around” (composed by Tessa James and Bennett Slavay). The Steve Allen Show (1956–1959). “This Could Be the Start of Something Big” (composed by Steve Allen). Stingray (1986–1987). “Stingray” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Stockard Channing in Just Friends (1979). “Stockard’s Theme” (performed by Delaney Bramlett). Also used for The Stockard Channing Show in 1980. Stone (1980). “Stone’s Theme” (composed by Dennis Weaver and Nancy Adams). Stoney Burke (1962–1963). “Stoney Burke” (composed by Dominic Frontiere). Stories of the Century (1954–1956). “Stories of the Century” (composed by Herschel Burke Gilbert). The Strange Report (1971). “The Strange Report” (composed by Robert Webb). Street Hawk (1985). “Street Hawk” (performed by Tangerine Dream). Street Justice (1991–1993). “Street Justice” (composed by Lawrence Shragge). The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977). “The Streets of San Francisco” (composed by Tom Scott). Strike Force (1981–1982). “Strike Force” (composed by Dominic Frontiere). The Strip (1999–2000). “Theme from The Strip” (composed by Mark Mancinia). Struck by Lightning (1979). Opening Theme: “You Are So Beautiful” (vocal by Joe Cocker). Closing Theme: “Keep Me Alive” (by Alan Brackett and Joey Stec). Suburgatory (2011– ). “Pleasant Nightmare” (vocal by Alih Jey). Suddenly Susan (1996–2000). Themes: “Ode to Joy” (by Ed Alton) and “Nothing on Me” (performed by Shawn Colvin). Sue Thomas, F.B.Eye (2002–2005). “Who Am I?” (vocal by Jessica Andrews). Sugar and Spice (1990). “Sugar and Spice” (composed by Leslie Pearl, Paul Solovay, Susan Spiegel Solovay). Sugar Time (1977–1978). “Girls, Girls, Girls” (vocal by Barbi Benton, Didi Carr, Marianne Black, and James Komack). The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005–2009). “Here I Am” (performed by Loren Ellis and the Drew Davis Band). The Suite Life on Deck (2008–2010). “Livin’ The Suite Life” (composed by Steve Rushton). Sunday Dinner (1991). “Love Begins at Home” (vocal by Kim Carnes). The Super (1972). “The Super” (composed by Larry Grossman). Supercar (1962). “Supercar” (composed by Barry Gray). Supertrain (1979). “The Supertrain Theme” (composed by Robert Cobert). Suzanne Pleshette Is Maggie Briggs (1984). “Maggie Briggs” (composed by Patrick Williams). Sweating Bullets (1991–1993). “Any Way the Wind Blows” (composed by Fred Mollin and Larry Mollin). Sweepstakes (1979). “Don’t Be Afraid to Dream” (vocal by Ron Dante). Sweet Surrender (1987). “Sweet Surrender” (composed by Ray Colcord).

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Sweet Valley High (1994–1998). “Sweet Valley High” (composed by Shuki Levy and Kussu Mahchi). Switch (1975–1978). “Switch” (composed by Glen A. Larson). Sydney (1990). “Finish What Ya Started” (composed by Eddie Van Halen). The Tab Hunter Show (1960–1961). “The Tab Hunter Show” (composed by Pete Rugolo). Tabitha (1977). “It’s Magic” (vocal by Lisa Hartman). Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996). “Tales from the Crypt Theme” (a.k.a. “The Crypt Keeper’s Theme”) by Danny Elfman. Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982–1983). “Tales of the Gold Monkey” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Tales of the Unexpected (1977). “Theme from Tales of the Unexpected” (composed by David Shire). The Tall Man (1960–1962). “The Tall Man Theme” (composed by Juan Esquivel). Tammy (1965–1966). “Tammy” (composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans). The Tammy Grimes Show (1966). “Theme from The Tammy Grimes Show” (composed by John Williams). Target: The Corruptors (1961–1962). “Target” (composed by Rudy Schrager). Tarzan (1966–1968). “Tarzan” (composed by Walter Greene). Tarzan (1991–1992). “Tarzan Theme” (composed by Robert O. Ragland). Tate (1960). “Theme from Tate” (composed by William Loose). Taxi (1978–1983). “Angela” (a.k.a. “The Theme to Taxi”) by Bob James. The Ted Knight Show (1978). “Ted Knight Show Theme” (composed by Michael Leonard). Teech (1991). “Teech” (vocal by B. B. King). Temple Houston (1963–1964). “Temple Houston” (composed by Frank Comstock and Ned Washington). Ten Speed and Brown Shoe (1980). “Ten Speed and Brown Shoe” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Tequila and Bonetti (1992). “Tequila and Bonetti” (composed by Mike Post). The Texan (1958–1960). “The Texan Theme” (composed by William Loose and John Seely). The Texas Wheelers (1974–1975). “Illegal Smile” (vocal by John Prine). That Girl (1966–1971). “That Girl” (by Earle Hagen [music] and Sam Denoff [lyrics]). That 70’s Show (1998–2006). “That 70’s Song” (Performed by Cheap Trick). That’s So Raven (2003–2006). “That’s So Raven” (vocal by Raven Symone, Anneliese van der Pol, and Orlando Brown). They Came from Outer Space (1990–1991). “They Came from Outer Space” (composed by Gary Stockdale). Thicker Than Water (1973). “Thicker Than Water” (composed by Michael Melvoin). 13 Queens Boulevard (1979). “13 Queens Boulevard” (composed by Barry DeVorzon). Those Whiting Girls (1955–1957). “Those Whiting Girls” (composed by Eliot Daniel). Three Wishes (2005). “Believe” (vocal by Amy Grant).

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Three’s a Crowd (1984–1985). “Side by Side” (composed by Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn, and Don Nicholl). Three’s Company (1977–1984). “Come and Knock on Our Door” (a.k.a. “The Three’s Company Theme”) vocal by Julia Riker and (the other) Ray Charles. Thriller (1960–1962). “Theme from Thriller” (composed by Pete Rugolo). Throb (1986–1987). “Throb” (vocal by Diana Canova). Tightrope (1959–1960). “The Tightrope Theme” (composed by George Duning). The Tim Conway Show (1970). “The Tim Conway Show Theme” (composed by Jerry Fielding). Time of Your Life (1999). “I’ve Just Seen a Face” (performed by BoDeans). T. J. Hooker (1982–1987). “T. J. Hooker” (composed by Mark Snow). To Rome with Love (1969–1971). “To Rome with Love” (composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans). Today’s FBI (1981–1982). “Today’s FBI Theme” (composed by Elmer Bernstein). Together We Stand (1986). “Together We Stand” (composed by Michael Jacobs, Al Burton, Sherwood Schwartz, and David Kurtz). The Tom Ewell Show (1960–1961). “Theme from The Tom Ewell Show” (composed by Jerry Fielding; same theme used for the syndicated title The Trouble with Tom). Tomahawk (1957). “Raddison’s Theme” (based on the leading character, Pierre Raddison) by John Buccotti and John Cowell. Toni Twin Time (1950). “The Toni Twin Time Theme” (built around the sponsor, Toni Home Permanents) by Ray Bloch. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992). “Johnny’s Theme” (composed by Paul Anka). The Tony Randall Show (1976–1978). “The Tony Randall Show” (composed by Patrick Williams). Too Close for Comfort (1980–1986). “Too Close for Comfort” (composed by Johnny Mandel). Top of the Heap (1992). “Puttin’ on the Ritz” (vocal by Kenny Yarbrough). The Torkelsons (1991–1992). “Everything Will Be All Right” (vocal by Naomi and Wynonna Judd). The Tortellis (1987). “The Tortellis Theme” (composed by Perry Botkin). Total Security (1997). “Total Security” (composed by Mike Post). A Touch of Grace (1973). “You’re Never Too Old for Love” (composed by Pete Rugolo). Tour of Duty (1987–1990). “Paint It Black” (performed by The Rolling Stones). Trackdown (1957–1959). “Trackdown” (composed by William Loose and John Seeley). Tracker (2001–2002). “Tracker Theme” (composed by Donald Quon). Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986). “Trapper’s Theme” (composed by Brian Stokes Mitchell). The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). “The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters” (composed by Leigh Harline and Jerry Winn). The Trials of O’Brien (1965). “The Theme from The Trials of O’Brien” (composed by Sid Ramin).

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The Trials of Rosie O’Neill (1990–1992). “I Wish I Knew” (vocal by Melissa Manchester). Tripping the Rift (2004). “Tripping the Rift” (composed by Mario Sevigny). True Blood (2008– ). “Bad Things” (composed by Jace Everett). True Blue (1989–1991). “True Blue” (vocal by Shawnee Jackson). True Colors (1990–1992). “True Colors” (composed by Lennie Niehaus). Tucker’s Witch (1982–1983). “Tucker’s Witch” (composed by Brad Fiedel). 21 Beacon Street (1959–1960). “21 Beacon Street” (composed by Dave Kahn). 21 Jump Street (1987–1991). “21 Jump Street” (vocal by Holly Robinson). 24 (2001–2010). “24 Theme” (composed by Sean Collery). 26 Men (1957–1958). “26 Men” (composed by Hal Hopper and Russell Hayden). Twin Peaks (1990–1991). “Falling, the Theme from Twin Peaks” (composed by Angelo Badalamonti; Julie Cruse performs the vocal on a commercial release of the song). Two and a Half Men (2003– ). “Men, Men, Men” (a.k.a. “Manly Men”) by Chuck Lorre. The theme is sung by unidentified studio singers, not the cast. 240-Robert (1979–1980). “240-Robert Theme” (composed by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter). Two Broke Girls (2011– ). “Second Chance” (composed by Peter Bjorn). Two Marriages (1983–1984). “Home Here” (vocal by Jerry Fuller). The Two of Us (1981–1982). “The Two of Us” (composed by Patrick Williams). 2000 Malibu Road (1992). “Theme from 2000 Malibu Road” (composed by Newton Howard). 227 (1985–1990). “There’s No Place Like Home” (vocal by Marla Gibbs). The Tycoon (1964–1965). “The Tycoon” (composed by Les Baxter). U.F.O. (1972–1973). “U.F.O.” (composed by Barry Gray). Uncle Buck (1990–1991). “Uncle Buck” (composed by Ronnie Milsap). Undercover (1991). “Undercover” (composed by Cameron Allen). Union Pacific (1958–1959). “Union Pacific” (composed by Lyn Murray). United States (1980). “Theme from United States” (composed by Jack Elliott). Unsub (1989). “The Unsub Theme” (composed by Mike Post). Valentine’s Day (1964–1965). “Valentine’s Theme” (composed by Lionel Newman). Valiant Lady (1953–1957). “Valiant Lady” (composed by John Gart). Veronica Mars (2004–2006). “We Used to Be Friends” (performed by The Dandy Warhols). The Vic Damone Show (1956–1957). “Lively One” (composed by Jack Wohl and Sidney Wolosten). Victorious (2010– ). “Make It Shine” (vocal by Victoria Justice). Victory at Sea (1952–1953). “Victory at Sea” (composed by Richard Rodgers). Vinnie and Bobby (1992). “Vinnie and Bobby” (vocal by Jimmy Thrill Quill and Danny Harvey). The Virginian (1962–1970). “The Virginian” (composed by Percy Faith). Viva Valdez (1976). “Viva Valdez” (composed by Julius Wechter; performed by Shorty Rogers). V.R. Troopers (1994–1995). “V.R. Troopers” (composed by Shuki Levy). The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1965–1966). “The Wackiest Ship in the Army” (composed by Howard Greenfield, Helen Miller, and Jack Keeler).

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Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001). “The Eyes of the Ranger” (vocal by Chuck Norris). Walking Tall (1981). “Walking Tall” (vocal by Victor Sondor). Walter and Emily (1992). “It’s Never Too Late for Love” (composed by Jeff Andrew Koz). The Waltons (1972–1981). “The Waltons” (composed by Alexander Courage). Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961). “Wanted: Dead or Alive” (composed by Rudy Schrager). Waterfront (1954). “Waterfront” (composed by Alexander Laszlo). We Got It Made (1983–1988). “We Got It Made” (by Tom Wells, 1983–1984); Score Productions (as credited), 1987–1988. We’ll Get By (1975). “We’ll Get By” (composed by Sheldon Harnick and Joe Raposo). We’ve Got Each Other (1977–1978). “As Long As We’ve Got Each Other” (composed by Nino Candido). W.E.B. (1978). “W.E.B. Theme” (composed by Morton Stevens). Webster (1983–1988). “Then Came You” (composed by Steve Sunshine and Madeline Sunshine). Weeds (2005– ). “Little Boxes” (composed by Malvina Reynolds). Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979). “Welcome Back” (vocal by John B. Sebastian). Wendy and Me (1964–1965). “Wendy and Me” (composed by Ervin Drake). The West Wing (1999–2006). “The West Wing Theme” (composed by W. G. Snuffy Walden). The Westerner (1960). “The Westerner Theme” (composed by Herschel Burke Gilbert). Westside Medical (1977). “Theme from Westside Medical” (composed by Billy Goldenberg). The Westwind (1975–1976). “The Westwind Theme” (composed by Richard LaSalle). What a Country (1986–1987). “I Want to Be an American” (vocal by Richard DeBenedictis). What a Dummy (1990–1991). “What a Dummy” (composed by L. A. Aprino). What’s Happening? (1976–1979). “What’s Happening?” (composed by Henry Mancini; also used as the theme for What’s Happening Now?, 1983–1987). Wheel of Fortune (1975– ). “Changing Keys” (composed by Merv Griffin). When the Whistle Blows (1980). “When the Whistle Blows” (vocal by Jerry Whitman and the Sweet Inspirations). When Things Were Rotten (1975). “When Things Were Rotten” (composed by Lee Adams and Charles Strouse). The Whiz Kids (1983–1984). “The Whiz Kids” (composed by Paul Chihara). Who’s the Boss? (1984–1992). “Brand New Life” (vocal by Rick Riso). Who’s Watching the Kids? (1978). “Who’s Watching?” (composed by Charles Bernstein). Wide Country (1962–1963). “Wide Country” (composed by Stanley Wilson). Wild Jack (1989). “Wild Jack Theme” (composed by Phil Marshall). The Wild West Cowboys of Moo Mesa (1992–1993). “The Cowboys of Moo Mesa” (vocal by Bill Dean).

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The Wild Wild West (1965–1969). “The Wild Wild West” (composed by Richard Markowitz). Will and Grace (1998–2006). “Will and Grace” (composed by Jonathan Wolff). WIOU (1990–1991). “Theme from WIOU” (composed by Gary Chang). The Wizard of Odds (1973–1974). “The Wizard of Odds” (vocal by Alan Thicke). The Wizards of Waverly Place (2007–2011). “Everything Is Not As It Seems” (vocal by Selena Gomez). WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982). “WKRP in Cincinnati” (vocal by Tom Wells). Wolf (1989). “Wolf Theme” (composed by Artie Kane). Women in Prison (1987–1988). “Women in Prison” (composed by Ray Colcord and Phyllis Katz). Wonder Woman (1976–1977). “Wonder Woman” (composed by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel). The Wonder Years (1988–1993). “With a Little Help from My Friends” (vocal by Joe Cocker). Wonderbug (1976–1977). “Wonderbug” (composed by Jimmie Haskell). Working Girl (1990). “Let the Rivers Run” (vocal by Carly Simon). Working It Out (1990). “Working It Out” (composed by John Leffler). Working Stiffs (1979). “Working Stiffs” (composed by Jack Carone). The X-Files (1993–2002). “The X-Files Theme” (also known as “I Want to Believe”; composed by Mark Snow). Yancy Derringer (1958–1959). “Yancy Derringer” (composed by Don Quinn and Henry Russell). The Yeagers (1980). “The Yeagers” (composed by George Aliceson Tipton). A Year at the Top (1977). “A Year at the Top” (composed by Paul Shaffer and Howard Greenfield). The Yellow Rose (1983–1984). “The Yellow Rose of Texas” (vocal by Johnny Lee and Lane Brody). You Take the Kids (1990–1991). “Nobody’s Got It Easy” (vocal by Nell Carter). The Young and the Restless (1973– ). “Nadia’s Theme” (a.ka. “Cotton’s Dream from Bless the Beasts and Children”) by Perry Botkin Jr. Young Dan’l Boone (1977). “Young Dan’l Boone” (vocal by The Mike Curb Congregation). Young Maverick (1979–1980). “Maverick” (update of the original song by David Buttolph) by Lee Holdridge. The Young Pioneers (1978). “The Young Pioneers” (composed by Lawrence Rosenthal). Zoey 101 (2005–2008). “Follow Me” (vocal by Jamie Lynn Spears). The Zoo Gang (1975). “The Zoo Gang” (composed by Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney). Zorro (1957–1959). “Zorro” (composed by George Bruns and Norman Foster).

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An alphabetical listing of the DVDs and VHS releases of the programs covered in chapters 1–10, along with CDs and records (LPs) that feature themes and other music from these programs. Excludes DVD and VHS programs sold by private collectors. The A-Team DVD: “The A-Team: The Complete Series” as well as selected season episodes box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: The 70s and 80s”; “TV Land’s 100 Greatest TV Themes.” Adam-12 DVD: “Adam-12.” Selected season box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” Adventures in Paradise DVD: “Adventures in Paradise” selected episodes on single disks. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White.” LP: “Adventures in Paradise, Vol. 1” (includes the theme to the TV series); “The Jazz Soul of Dr. Kildare and Other Great Television Themes. Harry Betts and His Orchestra”; “Themes from . . . Lew Douglas and His Orchestra.” The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu DVD: “The Adventures of Fu Manchu” (Dr. is eliminated from the box title). Selected episodes on single disks. Selected episodes also released on VHS. The Adventures of Jonny Quest DVD: “The Adventures of Jonny Quest” the complete series box set. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” The Adventures of Long John Silver DVD: “The Adventures of Long John Silver” selected episodes on single disks; “Holiday Family Collection” (contains one Christmas-themed episode). 343

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The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet DVD: “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” complete season sets; selected, single disk episodes; specialty disk sets (“Ozzie and Harriet: The Early Years”; “Ozzie and Harriet: The Ricky Years”; “Ozzie and Harriet: The David Years”; “The Best of Ricky and David”; “Ozzie and Harriet: The Color Episodes”). “Essential Family Television” (contains twenty episodes). Numerous episodes also released on VHS. The Adventures of Superman DVD: “The Adventures of Superman” the complete series; also selected season episodes. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “The Adventures of Superman: The Original 1950s TV Series”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” LP: “The Age of Television: A Chronicle of the First 25 Years”; “The Greatest Science Fiction Hits, Vol. 2” (also released on CD). The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers DVD: “The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers” the complete series. The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel DVD: “The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel” selected episodes on single disks. Airwolf DVD: “Airwolf” the complete series; also single-season box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Remote Control.” Alias DVD: “Alias” the complete series; also selected season episode box sets. Alias Smith and Jones DVD: “Alias Smith and Jones” the complete series; also Season 1 and Season 2 box sets. Alien Nation DVD: “Alien Nation: The Complete Series” box set. Amos ‘n’ Andy DVD: “Amos ‘n’ Andy” and “The Amos ‘n’ Andy Show” the complete series; single-disk selected episodes; season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” Andromeda DVD: “Andromeda” the complete series as well as single-season box sets.

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The Andy Griffith Show DVD: “The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Series”; “12 Classic TV Comedies: 1950s and 60s.” Single-season episodes also released. Also released on VHS. CD: “TV Guide 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes”; “TV Land Presents Favorite TV Theme Songs.” LP: “Bob Crane (Colonel Hogan) and His Drums and Orchestra Play the Funny Side of TV”; “Route 66 Theme and Other Great TV Themes. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra”; “More Hit TV Themes. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra”; “Themes from TV’s Top 12: A Neal Hefti Spectacular”; “TV’s Top Themes. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra.” Andy’s Gang DVD: “Andy’s Gang” selected episodes on single disks; “Hi Ya Kids: A 50s Saturday Morning” (contains one episode). Annie Oakley DVD: “Annie Oakley” selected episodes on single disks; “The Definitive TV Western Collection: 600 Episodes”; “Hi Ya Kids: A 50s Saturday Morning”; “Holiday Family Collection”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. LP: “Hooray for Cowboys” (Gale Davis performs a vocal version of the theme). Ark II DVD: “Ark II: The Complete Series” box set. Arrested Development DVD: Seasons 1 and 2 on separate disks. The Avengers DVD: “The Avengers” the complete series; season episodes; specialty titles (“The Emma Peel Years”; “The Tara King Era”; “The Cathy Gale Era” “The Avengers: 1966;” “The Avengers: 1967”; “The Avengers: 1968”; “The Avengers: The Black and White Years”). Numerous episodes released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More Themes from the 50s and 60s.” LP: “Themes for Secret Agents. The Roland Shaw Orchestra”; “Time for TV. Brian Fahey and His Orchestra”; “TV Thriller Themes. Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra.” Babylon 5 DVD: “Babylon 5: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 1.” Barnaby Jones DVD: “Barnaby Jones: The Complete First Season.”

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Battlestar Galactica (1978) DVD: “Battlestar Galactica” the complete series. Selected episodes released on VHS. The revised series version is also available as “The Complete Series” and individual season box sets. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 1.” BeastMaster DVD: “BeastMaster” the complete series and single-season episode box sets. Beat the Clock DVD: “Game Shows of the 1950s: Beat the Clock.” Beauty and the Beast DVD: “Beauty and the Beast: The Original CBS Series” the complete series box set. Ben Casey DVD: “Ben Casey: The Complete Series” as well as single-season box sets. LP: “Route 66 Theme and Other Great TV Themes. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra”; “Themes from TV’s Top 12: A Neal Hefti Spectacular”; “TV Potpourri: Themes from Top Television Shows. Arranged and Conducted by Dick Dia”; “TV’s Top Themes. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra.” Birds of Prey DVD: “Birds of Prey: The Complete Series” box set. Black Scorpion DVD: “Black Scorpion: The Complete Series” box set; “Black Scorpion: The Television Series Special Collector’s Edition.” Boston Blackie DVD: “Boston Blackie” selected episodes on single disks; “Lost Crime Shows” (contains one episode). Selected episodes also released on VHS. Bourbon Street Beat CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “Double Impact. Orchestra under the Direction of Buddy Morrow.” Broken Arrow LP: “TV Western Theme Songs. Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra.” Buck Rogers in the 25th Century DVD: “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century” the complete series as well as singleseason box sets. The pilot has been released on VHS. Buckskin LP: “TV Western Theme Songs. Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra.”

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer DVD: “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” the complete series and single-season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. The Buick-Berle Show DVD: “Essential Family Television” (contains five episodes). Burke’s Law DVD: “Burke’s Law: The Complete Series” box set as well as single-season box sets. LP: “Top TV Themes ’64. Orchestra Conducted by Carl Brandt.” Burn Notice DVD: “Burn Notice” single-season episode box sets. Cannon DVD: Seasons 1, 2, and 3 on separate disks. Captain Midnight DVD: “Captain Midnight” selected episodes on single disks. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” Captain Planet and the Planeteers DVD: “Captain Planet and the Planeteers” the complete series and single-season box sets. Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future DVD: “Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons DVD: “Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons” the complete series box set. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4.” Captain Video and His Video Rangers DVD: “Captain Video and His Video Rangers” selected existing episodes on single disks. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4.” Captain Z-Ro DVD: “Classic Sci Fi: 150 Episodes”; “Hi Ya Kids, A 50s Saturday Morning” (contains one episode).

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The Carol Burnett Show DVD: “The Carol Burnett Show: The Ultimate Collection”; “The Carol Burnett Show: This Time Together”; “The Carol Burnett Show: The Complete Series.” Also single-season box sets. Challenge of the Super Friends DVD: “Challenge of the Super Friends” the complete series box set. Charlie’s Angels DVD: “Charlie’s Angels” (the original series): The complete series; single-season box sets. “Greatest 70s Cop Shows.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. The revised 2011 series is also available: “Charlie’s Angels: The Complete Series (2011).” CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Top TV Themes”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: The 70s and 80s”; “Tube Toons, Vol. 2: The 80s”; “TV Land Crime Stoppers: The Greatest P.I. Themes”; “TV Land Presents Favorite TV Themes”; “TV Land’s 100 Greatest TV Themes.” Cheyenne DVD: “Cheyenne” selected season box sets, including Seasons one through five box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “Channel West: TV’s Most Popular Western Themes. Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra”; “TV Western Theme Songs. Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra”; “Wyatt Earp, Cheyenne and Other Favorites. The Sons of the Pioneers.” The Cisco Kid DVD: “The Best of the Cisco Kid: Television Classics”; “The Cisco Kid” selected episodes on single disks; “Hi Ya Kids: A 50s Saturday Morning”; “TV Classic Westerns”; “The Definitive TV Western Collection: 600 Episodes”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “The Famous Film Music of Albert Glasser.” Cleopatra 2525 DVD: “Cleopatra 2525” the complete series box set. Coke Time with Eddie Fisher DVD: “Essential Family Television” (contains one episode). Combat DVD: “Combat: The Complete Series”; “Combat: Fan Favorites” and “Combat: Season 1.” LP: “The Theme from Peyton Place and 11 Other Great Themes. Music by DeVol”; “TV Potpourri: Themes from Top Television Shows. Arranged and Conducted by Dick Dia.”

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Conan DVD: “Conan: The Complete Series” box set. Cowboy G-Men DVD: “Cowboy G-Men” selected episodes on single disks. “The Definitive TV Western Collection”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” LP: “TV Classic Themes.” Crossroads DVD: “Crossroads” selected episodes on single disks. The D.A.’s Man DVD: “The D.A.’s Man” selected episodes on single disks. LP: “Music for a Private Eye. Ralph Marterie and His Marlboro Men”; “TV Guide Top Television Themes. Warren Barker and Frank Comstock Conductors.” Danger Man DVD: “Danger Man” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. LP: “TV Thriller Themes. Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra.” A Date with the Angels DVD: “A Date with the Angels” selected episodes on single disks. Selected episodes also released on VHS. The Dean Martin Show DVD: “The Dean Martin Show Uncut”; “Best of the Dean Martin Variety Show”; “Best of The Dean Martin Show: The Ultimate Collection”; “The King of Cool: Best of the Dean Martin Variety Show.” Dear Phoebe DVD: “Holiday Family Collection” (contains one episode). Death Valley Days DVD: “Death Valley Days” selected episodes on single disks. “The Ultimate TV Western Collection”; “Western TV Collection: 31 Episodes.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. LP: “TV Western Theme Songs. Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra.” The Dennis O’Keefe Show DVD: Various episodes on single disks. Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theater DVD: “Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theater: Season 1.” The Dick Van Dyke Show DVD: “The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series”; “The Dick Van Dyke Show: The 50th Anniversary Edition”; “Essential Family Television”; “12

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Classic TV Comedies: The 1950s and 60s.” Single-season box sets also available. Various episodes also released on VHS. LP: “The Great TV Themes. Frank Chacksfield and His Orchestra”; “Magic Screen ’63. Lionel Newman and His Orchestra and Chorus”; “More Hit TV Themes. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra”; “TV’s Top Themes. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra.” Dinotopia DVD: “Dinotopia: The Complete Series” box set. Do You Trust Your Wife? DVD: “Do You Trust Your Wife?” Four-episode single disk. Dr. Hudson’s Secret Journal DVD: “Dr. Hudson’s Secret Journal” selected episodes on single disks. Dragnet DVD: “The Best of Dragnet” (twenty black-and-white episodes); “Dragnet” selected episodes on single disks (1951–1959 episodes). “Holiday Family Collection” (contains two Christmas-themed episodes). Episodes broadcast from 1967 to 1970 available as season box sets. Selected black and white episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Cops and Private Eyes: Television Classics”; “Crime Stoppers: TV’s Greatest Cop Themes”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Favorites”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; “Top Cop Show Theme Songs”; “TV Guide’s 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes”; “TV Land Presents: Favorite TV Themes.” LP: “The Great TV Themes: Frank Chacksfield and His Orchestra.” Duffy’s Tavern DVD: “50’s TV Classics” (contains one episode). Early Edition DVD: “Early Edition” the complete series and single-season box sets. Eerie, Indiana DVD: “Eerie, Indiana: The Complete Series” box set. Elvira’s Movie Macabre DVD: “Elvira’s Movie Macabre: Mega Movie Marathon”; “Elvira’s Box of Horrors”; “Elvira’s Movie Macabre: Giant Monsters”; “Elvira’s Movie Macabre: Bloody Madness”; “Elvira’s Movie Macabre: Wild Women.” Numerous episodes also released on VHS. Everybody Loves Raymond DVD: “Everybody Loves Raymond: The Complete Series” as well as singleseason box sets.

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CD: “All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; “TV Land Presents Favorite TV Theme Songs.” Faerie Tale Theater DVD: “Faerie Tale Theater: The Complete Series” box set. The Fantastic 4 DVD: “The Fantastic 4” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Farscape DVD: “Farscape” the complete series box set. Father Knows Best DVD: “Father Knows Best” the complete series as well as single-season box sets (which contain episodes of Robert Young’s 1961 series “Window on Main Street”). “Merry Sitcom” (one Christmas-themed episode). Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” The FBI DVD: Single-season episode box sets. LP: “Come Spy with Me. Hugo Montenegro and His Orchestra”; “Thunderball and Other Thriller Music. Ray Martin and His Orchestra.” Firefly DVD: “Firefly” the complete series box set. Friday the 13th: The Series DVD: “Friday the 13th: The Series” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2.” Front Page Detective DVD: “Front Page Detective” select episodes on single disks; “Lost TV Shows of the 1950s” (contains one episode). Selected episodes also released on VHS. Frontier DVD: “TV Classic Westerns.” Frontier Doctor DVD: “Frontier Doctor” selected episodes on single disks. The Fugitive DVD: “The Fugitive” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “TV Potpourri: Themes from Top Television Shows. Arranged by Dick Dia.”

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Fury DVD: “Fury” selected episodes on single disks. The Gabby Hayes Show DVD: “The Gabby Hayes Show” selected episodes on single disks “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show DVD: “The Burns and Allen Show” various episodes on single disks; “12 Classic TV Comedies: The 1950s and 60s”; “Essential Family Television.” Various episodes also released on VHS. G.I. Joe DVD: “G.I. Joe: The Complete Series” box set. Selected episodes also released on VHS. Ghost Whisperer DVD: “Ghost Whisperer” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. The Green Hornet DVD: “The Green Hornet” the complete series. Also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits: 65 More Themes from the 50s and 60s.” LP: “Al Hirt: The Horn Meets the Hornet”; “The Amazing TV Themes. Wade Dunning and the Port Washingtons (and Other MGM Artists)”; “Bob Crane (Colonel Hogan) and His Drums and Orchestra Play the Funny Side of TV. Themes from Television’s Great Comedy Series” (it is not explained why two non-comedy programs, “The Green Hornet” “The CBS Thursday Night Movie” are included. The other shows: “Hogan’s Heroes,” “Get Smart,” “My Three Sons,” “F Troop,” “Candid Camera,” “The Andy Griffith Show,” “The Danny Kaye Show,” and “The Jackie Gleason Show”). The Guns of Will Sonnett DVD: “The Guns of Will Sonnett” the complete series as well as selected episodes on single disks. Gunsmoke DVD: “Gunsmoke” selected season episodes (Seasons 1 through 7) as well as the available seasons to date (April 2013) box set (“Gunsmoke: Seasons 1 through 7”). Selected single episodes also released on VHS. CD: “CBS: The First 50 Years”; “Songs of the West, Vol. 4”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “Themes from TV’s Top 12: A Neal Hefti Spectacular”; “TV Western Theme Songs. Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra.” The Halls of Ivy DVD: “The Halls of Ivy” selected episodes on a single disk.

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LP: Many artists have recorded the sentimental theme (the most famous of which, perhaps by The Lettermen). The rarest recording is the Annette Funicello album “Annette on Campus” wherein various college alma mater songs are performed, including “The Halls of Ivy” by The Wellingtons. Hart to Hart DVD: “Hart to Hart: The Complete Series” as well as single-season box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: the 70s and 80s”; “TV Land Crime Stoppers: TV’s Greatest P.I. Themes.” Hawaiian Eye DVD: “Hawaiian Eye” selected episode box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More TV Themes from the 50s and 60s”; “TV Land Crime Stoppers: The Greatest P.I. Themes.” LP: “Impact. Orchestra under the Direction of Buddy Murrow.” Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans DVD: “Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans” selected episodes on single disks. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe DVD: “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: The Complete Series.” Hercules: The Legendary Journeys DVD: “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” the complete series as well as singleseason box sets. Season episodes also released on VHS. Highway Patrol DVD: “Highway Patrol” selected episodes on single disks. “TV Cops and Private Eyes: Television Classics.” Also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “Impact. Orchestra under the Direction of Buddy Murrow.” Honey West DVD: “Honey West: The Complete Series” box set. The series was also released on VHS. LP: “Original Music from the Soundtrack Honey West. Joseph Mullendore and His Orchestra”; “Thunderball and Other Thriller Music. Ray Martin and His Orchestra” (contains a beautiful vocal arrangement called “The Theme for Honey West” as well as vocal arrangements for “The FBI,” “I Spy,” “The Trials of O’Brien,” and “The Young Set”). Also released on Open Reel Audio Tape. The Honeymooners DVD: “The Honeymooners: The Complete, Original 39 Episode Series”; “The Honeymooners: The Lost Episodes”; “The Honeymooners: The Early Years”; “The Honeymooners: The Color Episodes”; “The Honeymooners: The European Vacation Episodes”; “The Honeymooners: The Reunion Episodes” (the

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four 1970s specials). Also various combinations of the above titles as well as select single-disk episodes. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; TV Guide’s 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More TV Themes from the 50s and 60s”; “TV Land’s 100 Greatest TV Themes.” Hong Kong Phooey DVD: “Hong Kong Phooey: The Complete Series” box set. Howdy Doody DVD: “The Best of Howdy Doody” (twenty-episode collection); “Howdy Doody” selected episodes on single and multiple disks (e.g., Alpha Video’s forty-episode collection); “Essential Family Television” (contains one episode); “HiYa Kids: A 50s Saturday Morning” (contains one episode). Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “NBC: A Soundtrack of Must-See TV”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” LP: “The Age of Television: A Chronicle of the First 25 Years.” I Dream of Jeannie DVD: “I Dream of Jeannie” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV Themes from the 50s and 60s”; “TV Land’s 100 Greatest TV Themes.” I Love Lucy DVD: “I Love Lucy: The Complete Series”; “The Best of I Love Lucy” as well as single-season box sets. Various episodes also released on VHS. CD: “TV Guide 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes”; “TV Land Presents Favorite TV Theme Songs”; “All-Time Top 100 TV Themes.” I Married Joan DVD: “I Married Joan” selected episodes on single disks; “Essential Family Television” (contains 6 episodes). “The Classic TV Collection, Vol. 1” (contains 12 episodes); “12 Classic TV Comedies: The 1950s and 60s.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” I’m Dickens . . . He’s Fenster DVD: “I’m Dickens . . . He’s Fenster: The Complete Series.” LP: “More Hit TV Themes. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra.” The Incredible Hulk DVD: “The Incredible Hulk” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: Remote Control.”

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The Invaders DVD: “The Invaders: The Complete Series.” The pilot episode released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 3.” It Could Be You DVD: “Lost Quiz Shows of the 1950s” (contains one episode). Ivonna Cadaver’s Macabre Theater DVD: Numerous single disks (showcasing a specific film) released under the title “Macabre Theater” (e.g., “Macabre Theater: The Snake People”; “Macabre Theater: Lady Frankenstein”; “Macabre Theater: Carnival of Souls”). The Jack Benny Program DVD: “The Jack Benny Program” various episodes on single disks; “12 Classic TV Comedies: The 1950s and 60s”; “Holiday Family Collection.” JAG DVD: “JAG” single-season episode box sets as well as the complete series box set. The Joey Bishop Show DVD: “The Joey Bishop Show” Season 2, 3, and 4 box sets. Johnny Jupiter DVD: “Classic Sci Fi: 150 Episodes.” Judge Roy Bean DVD: “Judge Roy Bean” selected episodes on single disks. “The Definitive TV Western Collection”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” Select episodes also released on VHS. Knight Rider DVD: “Knight Rider” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “NBC: A Soundtrack of Must-See TV”; “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4”; “Television’s Greatest Hits”; “All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: Remote Control”; “TV Land’s 100 Greatest TV Themes.” Kung Fu: The Legend Continues DVD: “Kung Fu: The Legend Continues: The Complete Series” box set. La Femme Nikita DVD: “La Femme Nikita” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. Law & Order DVD: Single-season box sets of “Law and Order,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” and “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.” CD: “NBC: A Soundtrack of Must-See TV.”

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Lawman DVD: “Lawman” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “Hit Instrumentals from Western TV Themes. Al Caiola—Guitars with Orchestra.” Leave It to Beaver DVD: “Leave It to Beaver: The Complete Series”; “Leave It to Beaver: 20 Timeless Classics” as well as single-season box sets. Select episodes also released on VHS. CD: “All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; “TV Guide 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes.” A Letter to Loretta LP: “Themes from . . . Lew Douglas and His Orchestra” The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams DVD: “The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams: The Complete Series.” CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: In Living Color.” The Life of Riley DVD: “The Life of Riley” various episodes on single disks; “12 Classic TV Comedies: The 1950s and 60s.” Select episodes also released on VHS. Life with Elizabeth DVD: “Life with Elizabeth: Vol. 1–4.” Lights Out DVD: “Classic Sci Fi: 150 Episodes”; Selected episodes on single disks. Also released on VHS. The Lone Ranger DVD: “Best of TV Westerns”; “The Definitive Western Collection: 600 Episodes”; “Gun Justice Featuring The Lone Ranger”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection”; “Western TV Classics.” “The Lone Ranger” selected episodes on single disks as well as the feature-film length versions: “Enter the Lone Ranger” and “The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD and LP: Since the theme is an adaptation of the William Tell Overture, numerous recordings have been made, most of which have nothing to do with the TV series. Two TV themed CDs present the TV version: “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Top 100 TV Themes” and “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” On LP: “The Amazing TV Themes.” The Loner DVD: “The Loner: The Complete Series.” CD: “Stagecoach and The Loner: Original Motion Picture and TV Soundtracks. Composed and Conducted by Jerry Goldsmith.”

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Lost Girl DVD: “Lost Girl” single-season episode box sets. The Lost World DVD: “The Lost World” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Love That Bob (The Bob Cummings Show) DVD: “Love That Bob” selected episodes on single disks; “Holiday Family Collection” (contains one Christmas-themed episode); “12 Classic TV Comedies: The 1950s and 60s.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. The Magician DVD: “The Magician: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: In Living Color.” Make Room for Daddy DVD: “Make Room for Daddy” single-season box sets as well as selected episodes on single disks. “Essential Family Television” (contains four episodes from 1955). Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “Themes from TV’s Top 12: A Neal Hefti Spectacular.” Martin Kane, Private Eye DVD: “Martin Kane, Private Eye” selected episodes on single disks. Maverick DVD: “Maverick” selected season box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More TV Themes from the 50s and 60s”; “TV Guide’s 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes.” LP: “Channel West: TV’s Most Popular Western Themes. Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra”; “Songs of the West, Vol. 4”; “TV Guide Top Television Themes. Warren Barker and Frank Comstock Conductors”; “TV Western Theme Songs. Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra.” Medic DVD: “Medic” selected episodes on single disks. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” Meet Corliss Archer DVD: “Meet Corliss Archer” (1954 version only). Selected episodes on single disks. “Holiday Family Collection” (contains one 1954 Christmas-themed episode). Selected episodes also released on VHS. Michael Shayne DVD: “Michael Shayne: The Complete Series.” LP: “Dick Powell Presents Themes from Original Soundtracks of Four Star Television Productions.”

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The Mickey Mouse Club DVD: “Walt Disney Treasures: The Mickey Mouse Club Presents Annette”; “Walt Disney Treasures: The Mickey Mouse Club Presents the Adventures of Spin and Marty”; “Walt Disney Treasures: The Mickey Mouse Club Presents The Hardy Boys”; “Walt Disney Treasures: The Best of the Mickey Mouse Club”; “Walt Disney Presents: The Mickey Mouse Club.” CD: “Toon Tunes: Funny Bone Favorites.” LP: “Musical Highlights from The Mickey Mouse Club”; “Official Mickey Mouse Club Songs” (released in 1955 on a ten-inch, 78 rpm extended play record—“Up to 10 minutes of playtime”); “Songs from The Mickey Mouse Club”; “TV Guide Top Television Themes”; “Walt Disney Presents Songs from The Mickey Mouse Club Serials” (“Annette,” “Spin and Marty,” “Corky and White Shadow,” and “The Hardy Boys”). Mister Ed DVD: “Essential Family Television”; “Mister Ed: The Complete Series” as well as single-season box sets. LP: “Mister Ed the Talking Horse Theme Song” (a 78 rpm Little Golden Record). The Monster Squad DVD: “The Monster Squad: The Complete Series” box set. Mutant X DVD: “Mutant X: The Complete Series” as well as single-season box sets. My Little Margie DVD: “My Little Margie” selected episodes on single disks. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “The Age of Television: A Chronicle of the First 25 Years.” My Three Sons DVD: “My Three Sons: The Complete Series”; as well as single-season box sets. Also released on VHS. CD: “All-Time Top 100 TV Themes.” LP: “Bob Crane (Colonel Hogan) and His Drums and Orchestra Play the Funny Side of TV”; “Route 66 Theme and Other Great TV Themes. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra”; “Themes from TV’s Top 12: A Neal Hefti Spectacular”; “The Theme from Peyton Place and 11 Other Great Themes. Music by DeVol”; “TV’s Top Themes. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra.” My Two Dads DVD: “My Two Dads: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Cable Ready”; “Tube Toons, Vol. 3: The 80s.” Naked City DVD: “Naked City: The Best of Naked City”; “Naked City: Sets 1 and 2”; “Naked City: 20 Star-Filled Episodes” as well as numerous two episode disks.

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LP: “Impact. Orchestra under the Direction of Buddy Morrow”; “TV’s Top Themes. Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra”; “More Hit TV Themes. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra” (contains “The New Naked City Theme”). Ned and Stacey DVD: “Ned and Stacey” the complete series as well as Season 1 and Season 2 box sets. Nikita DVD: “Nikita” select single-season episode box sets. Numb3rs DVD: “Numb3rs” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. The Odd Couple DVD: “The Odd Couple” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 Themes from the 70s and 80s”; “TV Land’s 100 Greatest TV Themes.” One Step Beyond DVD: “Classic Sci Fi: 150 Episodes”; “One Step Beyond” the complete series and single-season box sets as well as selected episodes on single disks; “One Step Beyond/The Veil.” LP: “One Step Beyond: The Original Soundtrack”; “Music from One Step Beyond: The Original Soundtrack.” Also released on CD. Our Miss Brooks DVD: “Our Miss Brooks” selected episodes on single disks. Also released on VHS. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” The Outer Limits DVD: “The Outer Limits” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Selected episodes also released on VHS. The revised version also available in single-season box sets. CD: “The Outer Limits by Dominic Frontiere”; “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Volume 2”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” LP: “The Outer Limits: The Original TV Series Soundtrack” (also released on CD). The Paper Chase DVD: “The Paper Chase: The Complete Series.” CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Remote Control.” Pete Kelly’s Blues CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” LP: “TV Guide Top Television Themes. Warren Barker and Frank Comstock Conductors.”

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The Prisoner DVD: “The Prisoner: The Complete Series” box set. Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2.” Quantum Leap DVD: “Quantum Leap” the complete series as well as single-season episode box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Cable Ready.” Racket Squad DVD: “Racket Squad” select episodes on single disks. “Holiday Family Collection” (two Christmas-themed episodes). Selected episodes also released on VHS. LP: “Impact. Orchestra under the Direction of Buddy Morrow.” The Range Rider DVD: “The Range Rider” select episodes on single disks. CD: “The Definitive TV Western Collection”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” Rawhide DVD: “Rawhide” single-season episode box sets. CD: “CBS: The First 50 Years”; “Songs of the West, Vol. 4”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” LP: “Channel West. TV’s Most Popular Western Themes. Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra”; “The Great TV Themes. Frank Chacksfield and His Orchestra”; “Frankie Laine: Hell Bent for Leather”; “Hit Instrumentals from Western TV Themes. Al Caiola with Guitars and Orchestra”; “Impact. Orchestra under the Direction of Buddy Murrow.” Remington Steele DVD: “Remington Steele” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. CD: “TV Land Crime Stoppers: TV’s Greatest P.I. Themes.” Renegade DVD: “Renegade” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Restless Gun DVD: “Restless Gun: The Complete Series.” LP: “Restless Gun” (45 rpm RCA Bluebird record); “TV Western Theme Songs. Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra.” Rhoda DVD: “Rhoda” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. The Richard Boone Show LP: “We Dig Mancini. The Anita Kerr Quartet” (vocal version of “How Soon, the Theme to The Richard Boone Show”).

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The Rifleman DVD: “The Rifleman: The Complete Series” as well as single-season episode box sets. LP: “Dick Powell Presents Themes from Original Soundtracks of Four Star Television Productions.” The Roaring 20’s LP: “Great Organ Themes from Movies and TV. Eddie Baxter at the Lowrey Organ”; “Music from The Roaring 20’s. Warner Bros. New Hit Television Show. Songs by Dorothy Provine with the Music of Pinky and Her Playboys” (Dorothy sings a wide range of 1920s songs including a jazz version of The Roaring 20’s theme song); “TV Thriller Themes. Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra.” RoboCop DVD: “RoboCop: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4.” The Rockford Files DVD: “The Rockford Files: The Complete Series” as well as single-season box sets. Select episodes also released on VHS. CD: “TV Land Crime Stoppers: The Greatest P.I. Themes.” Rootie Kazootie DVD: “H-Ya Kids: A 50s Saturday Morning” (contains one episode). The Roy Rogers Show DVD: “The Roy Rogers Show” select episodes on single disks; “Hi-Ya Kids: A 50s Saturday Morning” (contains one episode); “TV Classic Westerns.” Selected episodes also released on VHS. CD: “The Definitive TV Western Collection”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV Themes from the 50s and 60s”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” LP: “The Age of Television: A Chronicle of the First 25 Years”; “Happy Trails and Other Western Songs. Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.” Run, Buddy, Run LP: “Al Hirt: The Horn Meets the Hornet.” Run for Your Life LP: “Al Hirt: The Horn Meets the Hornet.” The Sarah Connor Chronicles DVD: “The Sarah Connor Chronicles: The Complete Series” box set. The Sarah Jane Adventures DVD: “The Sarah Jane Adventures” the complete series as well as single-season box sets.

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The Secret World of Alex Mack DVD: “The Secret World of Alex Mack” the complete series as well as singleseason box sets. The Sentinel DVD: “The Sentinel” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Sergeant Preston of the Yukon DVD: “Sergeant Preston of the Yukon” select episodes on single disks. CD: “The Definitive TV Western Collection”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” 77 Sunset Strip DVD: “77 Sunset Strip” select episode box sets. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV themes from the 50s and 60s”; “Top Cop Show Theme Songs”; “TV Guide’s 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes”; “TV Land Crime Stoppers: TV’s Greatest P.I. Themes.” LP: “Music for a Private Eye. Ralph Marterie and His Marlboro Men”; “77 Sunset Strip. Music from This Year’s Hottest New Television Show. Musical Direction by Warren Barker”; “Top TV Themes ’64. The Warner Bros. Orchestra Conducted by Carl Brandt”; “TV Guide Top Television Themes. Warren Barker and Frank Comstock Conductors”; “TV Thriller Themes. Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra”; “Video All-Stars: TV Jazz Themes. Conducted by Skip Martin.” Shazam! DVD: “Shazam!” the complete series (live action) as well as single-season box sets. She Spies DVD: “She Spies” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. She-Ra, Princess of Power DVD: “She-Ra: Princess of Power” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. The Shirley Temple Show DVD: “The Shirley Temple Show” (and “Shirley Temple’s Storybook”) on select episode single disks. LP: “The Jazz Soul of Dr. Kildare and Other TV Themes. Harry Betts and His Orchestra” (contains “The Enchanted Melody: The Theme from The Shirley Temple Show”). The Six Million Dollar Man DVD: “The Six Million Dollar Man” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4”; “TV Land’s 100 Greatest TV Themes.”

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Sky King DVD: “Sky King” select episodes on single disks; “Essential Family Television” (contains four very poor quality episodes); “Hi-Ya Kids: A 50s Saturday Morning” (contains one episode). Select episodes also released on VHS. CD: “The Definitive TV Western Collection”; “The Ultimate TV Western Collection.” Sliders DVD: “Sliders: The Complete Series” as well as single-season episode box sets. Space: Above and Beyond DVD: “Space Above and Beyond: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 1.” Space Patrol DVD: “Space Patrol” select surviving episodes on single disks. Select episodes also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4.” Spider-Woman DVD: “Spider-Woman: The Complete Series” box set. Square Pegs DVD: “Square Pegs: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Tube Toons: Vol. 2, The 80s.” The Starlost DVD: “The Starlost: The Complete Series” box set. Star Trek DVD: “Star Trek” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 1”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV Themes from the 50s and 60s”; “TV Land Presents: Favorite TV Themes.” Star Trek: The Next Generation DVD: “Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Complete Series” as well as singleseason box sets. Sugarfoot DVD: “Sugarfoot: The Complete Series”; “Sugarfoot: Season 1.” LP: “Channel West. TV’s Most Popular Western Themes. Johnny Gregory and His Orchestra”; “Theme from the Warner Bros. Presents TV Series Sugarfoot. Sons of the Pioneers” (a 45 rpm RCA Bluebird record); “TV Western Theme Songs. Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra.”

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The Streets of San Francisco DVD: “The Streets of San Francisco” Season 1 box set. Stump the Stars DVD: “Great Quiz Shows of the 1950s: Stump the Stars.” Super Friends DVD: “Super Friends: The Complete Series Box Set.” Surf Side 6 CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” Suspense DVD: “Suspense” selected episodes on single disks; “Suspense: Collections 1 and 2” (selected episodes from the series); “Suspense: Collection 3: The Lost Episodes.” Tales from the Darkside DVD: “Tales from the Darkside: The Complete Series Box Set.” CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2.” Team Knight Rider DVD: “Team Knight Rider: The Complete Series” box set. Texaco Star Theater DVD: “Texaco Star Theater” select episodes on single disks. CD: “Tee Vee Tunes: The Commercials.” LP: “The Age of Television: A Chronicle of the First 25 Years.” T.H.E. Cat LP: “Al Hirt: The Horn Meets the Hornet.” The Thin Man LP: “Music for a Private Eye. Ralph Marterie and His Marlboro Men”; “Video All-Stars: TV Jazz Themes.” Third Rock from the Sun DVD: “Third Rock from the Sun” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. The Tick DVD: “The Tick: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4.” Time Trax DVD: “Time Trax: The Complete Series” box set.

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The Time Tunnel DVD: “The Time Tunnel: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 1”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: 65 More TV Themes from the 50s and 60s.” Tom Corbett, Space Cadet DVD: “Tom Corbett, Space Cadet” select episodes on single disks. Also released on VHS. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 4.” Topper DVD: “12 Classic TV Comedies: The 1950s and 60s.” “Topper” select episodes on single disks. Treasure Hunt DVD: “Lost Quiz Shows of the 1950s” (contains one episode). The Twilight Zone DVD: “The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series” (1959–1964); “The Twilight Zone: The Definitive Collection” as well as single-season box sets. Select episodes also released on VHS. CD: “CBS: The First 50 Years”; “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: Remote Control”; “Television’s Greatest Hits: All-Time Top 100 TV Themes”; “TV Land Presents: Favorite TV Themes.” LP: “Double Impact. Orchestra under the Direction of Buddy Murrow.” 12 O’Clock High DVD: Single-season box sets. LP: “TV Potpourri: Themes from Top Television Shows. Arranged and Conducted by Dick Dia.” UFO DVD: “UFO: The Complete Series” box set. CD: “Sci Fi’s Greatest Hits, Vol. 3.” The Untouchables DVD: “The Untouchables: The Complete Series” as well as single-season box sets. LP: “Double Impact. Orchestra under the Direction of Buddy Morrow”; “Route 66 Theme and Other Great TV Themes. Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra”; “Themes from . . . Lew Douglas and His Orchestra.” The Veil DVD: “The Veil” the complete series as well as select episodes on single disks. “One Step Beyond/The Veil” box set. V.I.P. DVD: “V.I.P.” the complete series as well as single-season box sets.

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Viper DVD: “Viper” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Voltron: Defender of the Universe DVD: “Voltron: Defender of the Universe” the complete series as well as singleseason box sets. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea DVD: “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea: The Complete Series” as well as singleseason box sets. LP: “TV Potpourri: Themes from Top Television Shows. Arranged and Conducted by Dick Dia.” Voyagers! DVD: “Voyagers! The Complete Series” box set. Select episodes also released on VHS. War of the Worlds DVD: “War of the Worlds” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Whiplash DVD: “Whiplash: The Complete Series” box set. Winky Dink and You DVD: “Winky Dink and You” select episodes available on a single disk; “Hi-Ya Kids: A 50s Saturday Morning” (contains one episode). Witchblade DVD: “Witchblade: The Complete Series” box set. Xena: Warrior Princess DVD: “Xena: Warrior Princess” the complete series as well as single-season box sets. Also released on VHS. Young Hercules DVD: “Young Hercules: The Complete Series” box set. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles DVD: “The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: The Complete Series” box set. You Bet Your Life DVD: “You Bet Your Life” select episodes on single disks. CD: “Television’s Greatest Hits: Black and White Classics.” Your Hit Parade LP: “The Age of Television: A Chronicle of the First 25 Years.”

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Note: This index covers actors who appeared as regulars on the series listed in chapters 1 through 10. Abbott, Bruce, 76 Abbott, Philip, 79 Abercrombie, Ian, 66 Adams, Don, 267 Adams, Mary, 109 Aidman, Charles, 183 Alberoni, Sherry, 209 Albertson, Mabel, 50 Alden, Norman, 190, 209 Aletter, Frank, 8 Alexander, Ben, 77 Alexander, Elizabeth, 130 Alexander, Joan, 200 Allen, Chad, 140 Allen, Dayton, 196 Allen, Debbie, 78 Allen, Fred, 277 Allen, Gracie, 16 Allen, Rex, 140 Allen, Steve, 252, 253 Allison, Fran, 178 Ames, Rachel, 98 Amini, Alex, 128 Amos, John, 83 Amsterdam, Morey, 10, 245 Anders, Merry, 23, 52 Anderson, Bill, 262 Anderson, Loni, 110 Anderson, Louie, 270 Anderson, Pamela, 132 Anderson, Richard, 124 Anderson, Warner, 98, 184

Andes, Keith, 129 Andrews, Julie, 240 Andrews, Stanley, 140, 171 Andrews, Tod, 84 Ansara, Michael, 138 Anton, Susan, 249 Anwar, Gabrielle, 69 Archerd, Army, 232 Arden, Eve, 42 Armstrong, Bill, 293 Armstrong, R. G., 129 Arnaz, Desi, 24, 171 Arness, James, 141 Arnett, Will, 5 Ashley, John, 126 Asner, Edward, 125, 194 Astaire, Fred, 92 Astin, John, 25 Atwater, Edith, 30 Autry, Gene, 141 Avery, Phyllis, 36 Azaria, Hank, 21 Baccarin, Morena, 159 Backus, Jim, 24 Bader, Diedrich, 9 Badler, Jane, 88 Bailey, Jack, 288, 297 Baird, Jimmy, 82 Baker, Ann, 35 Baker, Art, 257 Baker, Diane, 20

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Baker, Gene, 281 Baker, Joe, 212 Bakula, Scott, 160 Baldwin, Bill, 101, 262, 293 Ball, Lucille, 21, 24, 32 Bara, Nina, 164 Barker, Bob, 289, 297 Barkley, Roger, 283 Barnes, Joanna, 227 Barris, Chuck, 272 Barry, Gene, 63, 69 Barry, Jack, 198, 214, 246, 262, 273, 276, 277 Barton, Peter, 160 Baruch, Andre, 301 Basehart, Richard, 94, 133 Bateman, Jason, 5 Bauer, Charita, 2 Bavier, Frances, 4, 25, 34 Beacham, Stephanie, 162 Beaumont, Hugh, 28 Beavers, Louise, 7, 32 Beck, Jackson, 166 Beck, Kimberly, 264 Beer, Jacqueline, 122 Belford, Christine, 109 Bell, Catherine, 93 Bell, Michael, 190, 194, 210, 219 Bellamy, Ralph, 104 Bellaver, Harry, 105 Bellflower, Nellie, 212 Belzer, Richard, 96 Bendix, William, 28 Benedict, Dirk, 57, 154 Bennett, Bern, 261 Benny, Jack, 26 Berg, Gertrude, 17 Bergen, Edgar, 266 Berle, Milton, 225, 253 Berlinger, Warren, 27 Bernard, Jason, 21 Berry, Ken, 34, 240 Bertram, Laura, 153 Besser, Joe, 27 Bettger, Lyle, 74, 84 Beutel, Jack, 142 Biehn, Michael, 58 Bierk, Dylan, 64 Billingsley, Barbara, 28 Birch, Paul, 74 Bishop, Ed, 156

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Bishop, Joey, 27, 238 Bishop, Meredith, 205 Bishop, William, 25 Bissell, Whit, 166 Bixby, Bill, 91, 101 Black, Marina, 93 Blake, Amanda, 141 Blake, Madge, 27 Blakely, Rachel, 99 Blanc, Mel, 155, 189 Blu, Susan, 192 Blyden, Larry, 27, 282, 288 Boardman, Eric, 278 Boggs, Bill, 259 Bogosian, Eric, 96 Bolling, Tiffany, 107 Bomheimer, Kyle, 14 Bono, Sonny, 252 Boone, Pat, 247 Boosler, Elayne, 261 Boone, Richard, 175, 180 Borgnine, Ernest, 61, 83 Bostock, Barbara, 30 Bostwick, Jackson, 122 Boswell, Connee, 111 Bowen, Roger, 8 Bowman, Lee, 59 Boxleitner, Bruce, 154 Boyle, Peter, 13 Brady, Pat, 148 Brand, Jolene, 19 Brandis, Jonathan, 162 Brandon, Michael, 158 Brandon, Nicholas, 68 Bratt, Benjamin, 95 Braun, Steve, 91 Braverman, Bart, 192 Brennan, Walter, 141 Brent, George, 134 Breslin, Patricia, 42 Brewster, Diane, 92 Brian, David, 104 Brian, Mary, 35 Bridges, Lloyd, 144 Brinegar, Paul, 146 Britt, Melendy, 206 Britton, Barbara, 103 Broderick, Malcolm, 24 Brolin, James, 169 Brooke, Hillary, 39 Brooks, Jan, 98

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ACTOR INDEX Brooks, Martin E., 124 Brooks, Stephen, 79 Brophy, Kevin, 100 Brosnan, Pierce, 116 Brothers, Dr. Joyce, 242 Brown, Kathie, 125 Brown, Peter, 142 Brown, Vanessa, 38 Bruce, David, 7 Buchanan, Edgar, 142 Bunce, Alan,13 Burgi, Richard, 121 Burke, Paul, 105, 130 Burnett, Carol, 49, 225 Burns, George, 16 Burns, Ronnie, 20 Burton, LeVar, 190 Bush, Billy, 278 Butler, Yancy, 134 Buttons, Red, 249 Byington, Spring, 10 Byner, John, 238 Byrnes, Edd, 122 Cabot, Sebastian, 14 Cafalo, Jimmy, 297 Calhoun, Rory, 150 Callahan, James, 120 Callan, Michael, 41 Cameron, JoAnna, 92 Campbell, Bruce, 69 Campbell, Sarah, 118 Campbell, Toni, 33 Candy, John, 45 Canfield, Mary Grace, 20 Cannell, Stephen J., 117 Cannon, John, 150, 279 Capri, Anna, 45 Carbonell, Nestor, 51 Carera, Christine, 67 Carey, Drew, 289 Carey, Macdonald, 76 Carlson, Amy, 96 Carlson, Richard, 90, 100 Carne, Judy, 30 Carney, Art, 22 Carpenter, Charisma, 69 Carpenter, Karen, 243 Carpenter, Ken, 297 Carpenter, Richard, 243 Carr, Darleen, 126

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Carradine, David, 94 Carrera, Tia, 116 Carrillo, Leo, 139 Carroll, Leo G., 51 Carroll, Nancy, 2 Carroll, Roger, 239, 242, 243, 252, 257 Carrott, Ric, 163 Carter, Lynda, 110 Cartwright, Angela, 32 Carson, Jeannie, 21 Carson, Johnny, 255, 266 Casey, Robert, 2 Cass, Peggy, 20 Cassidy, Joanna, 73 Cassidy, Ted, 193, 196, 210 Castle, Peggie, 142 Caulfield, Joan, 38 Caviezel, Jim, 110 Chamberlain, Lee, 132 Chandler, Kyle, 78 Chaney, Lon, Jr., 86 Chapin, Lauren, 14 Chapman, Mark Lindsay, 127 Cher, 252 Cheshire, Elizabeth, 49 Childress, Alvin, 4 Chong, Robbi, 112 Christian, Claudia, 88, 154 Church, Thomas Hayden, 40 Clark, Dane, 134 Clark, Dick, 228, 281, 298 Clark, Jack, 261, 279, 286, 288, 290, 295 Clark, Philip, 136 Clarke, Melinda, 86 Clayton, Bob, 279, 291, 298 Clayton, Jan, 197 Cleveland, George, 197 Cliche, Karen, 58, 104 Clooney, Nick, 281 Clooney, Rosemary, 249 Close, Eric, 158 Coates, Phyllis, 50, 60 Cobb, Lee J., 136 Coburn, James, 170 Cohoon, Patti, 120 Colbert, Robert, 145, 166 Cole, Gary, 62 Cole, Nat King, 245 Coleman, Dabney, 5 Colicos, John, 154 Collier, Lois, 68

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Collins, Fred, 286 Collins, Gary, 124 Collyer, Bud, 261, 294 Colman, Ronald, 19 Colvin, Jack, 91 Combs, Ray, 270 Como, Perry, 226, 247 Compton, John, 76 Connors, Chuck, 147 Conrad, David, 83 Conrad, Robert, 85 Conrad, William, 70, 88, 155, 201 Considine, Tim, 39 Constantine, Michael, 48 Conte, John, 239 Conte, Richard, 80 Converse, Frank, 74 Converse, Melissa, 212 Convy, Bert, 294, 300 Conway, Gary, 69 Conway, Kevin, 178 Conway, Tim, 255 Cooper, Jackie, 42, 140, 157 Cooper, Maggie, 163 Corbett, Glen, 147 Corcoran, Noreen, 6 Cord, Alex, 61 Corden, Henry, 212 Corey, Wendell, 84 Corrigan, Lloyd, 20 Cortese, Joe, 163 Costa, Mary, 169 Courtney, Alex, 127 Cox, Lara, 99 Cox, Wally, 1, 37, 213 Coy, Walter, 140 Crawford, Broderick, 88 Crawford, Johnny, 147 Crenna, Richard, 42, 125 Cronkite, Walter, 275 Cronyn, Hume, 34 Crosby, Bob, 224 Crosby, Norm, 224 Crothers, Scatman, 195 Cullen, Bill, 261, 268, 277, 278, 279, 286, 288, 289, 298, 300 Cullen, Peter, 194, 196, 214 Culp, Robert, 150 Culver, Molly, 132 Cummings, Bob, 31 Curtin, Jane, 50

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Curtis, Dick, 289 Curtis, Keene, 101 Curtis, Ken, 117, 141 d’Abo, Maryam, 163 Dagmar, 224 Dahl, Arlene, 222 Dahl, Roald, 182 Dailey, Dan, 80 Dajani, Nadia, 40 Dalton, Abby, 27 Dalton, Arlene, 196 Daly, John, 275, 298 Daniels, William, 94 Dante, Michael, 143 Dantine, Niki, 214 Danton, Ray, 61 Darling, Jennifer, 190 Darren, James, 166 Darrow, Henry, 201 Darrow, Mike, 298 Davey, John, 122 Davidson, John, 16, 239, 295 Davis, Ann B., 31 Davis, Duane, 128 Davis, Gail, 138 Davis, Jim, 117 Davis, Joan, 24 Davis, Roger, 137 Davis, Sammy, Jr., 250 Dawson, Richard, 269 Day, Lynda, 123 Dayton, June, 2 DeCamp, Rosemary, 31, 140, 171 DeCorsia, Ted, 126 Dehner, John, 118 Dekker, Thomas, 161 DeLint, Derek, 112 DeMay, Janet, 116 Demetral, Chris, 120 Denning, Richard, 103 Denton, James, 130 DeRaven, Emilie, 64 deRossi, Portia, 5 Derricks, Cleavant, 162 DeSica, Vittorio, 80 Deuel/Duel, Peter, 30, 137 Devine, Andy, 150, 188 deWilde, Brandon, 26 Dexter, Jerry, 191, 192 DeYoung, Cliff, 49

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ACTOR INDEX Diamond, Bobby, 82 Diamond, Don, 201 DiCenzo, George, 189, 215, 206 Diller, Phyllis, 223 Disney, Walt, 172 Dodd, Jimmie, 199 Doig, Lexa, 153 Dolenz, Micky, 205 Donahue, Elinor, 14 Donahue, Patricia, 103 Donahue, Troy, 127 Donald, Peter, 280 D’Onofrio, Vincent, 96 Donovan, Jeffrey, 69 Doohan, James, 164 Douglas, Melvyn, 89 Douglas, Michael, 126 Douglas, Mike, 245 Douglas, Ronalda, 92 Dow, Tony, 28 Downs, Hugh, 265 Doyle, David, 71 Dragon, Daryl, 225 Dru, Joanne, 19 Drury, James, 137 Duel, Peter. See Deuel, Peter Duff, Howard, 36 Duggan, Andrew, 45, 68 Dullea, Keir, 165 Dulo, Jane, 21 Dunigan, Tim, 156 Dunne, Steve, 297, 298 Dupurs, Roy, 95 Durante, Jimmy, 258 Durock, Dick, 127 Duvall, Shelley, 172 Dwyer, Virginia, 54 Earle, Robert, 271 Eastman, Richard, 150 Eastwood, Clint, 146 Ebsen, Buddy, 64 Eden, Barbara, 23 Eden, Richard, 113 Edwards, Douglas, 280 Edwards, Geoff, 276, 288, 291, 296 Edwards, Ralph, 255, 297 Edwards, Vince, 65, 190 Eisenman, Ike, 78 Eisley, Anthony, 85, 111 Elam, Jack, 140

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Eldridge, John, 35 Elliott, Bob, 283 Elliott, David James, 93 Ellis, Bobby, 2, 35 Ellis, Herb, 77 Ely, Rick, 136 Ely, Ron, 269 Emerson, Michael, 110 Enberg, Dick, 287, 295 Engel, Georgia, 18 Erbe, Kathryn, 96 Ericson, John, 89 Erwin, June Collyer, 52 Erwin, Stu, 52 Estabrook, Christine, 47 Eubanks, Bob, 266, 268, 284, 290, 296 Evans, Dale, 148, 250 Everett, Chad, 140 Evers, Jason, 141 Evigan, Greg, 40 Fabares, Shelley, 8 Fadiman, Clifton, 254, 283 Fagerbakke, Bill, 194 Fallon, Jimmy, 241 Farge, Annie, 4 Farnon, Shannon, 190, 209, 213 Farr, Diane, 108 Farrell, Charles, 39 Farrell, Tommy, 50 Fawcett, Farrah, 71 Fawcett, William, 82 Feinstein, Alan, 120 Feldman, Marty, 244 Fell, Norman, 27, 75 Felton, Verna, 10 Fenneman, George, 260, 301 Ferdin, Pamelyn, 163, 205 Fernandez, Abel, 126 Ferrigno, Lou, 91 Ferris, Patricia, 166 Field, Sally, 16 Fillion, Nathan, 159 Finn, Pat, 277, 291 Fischer, Cory, 49 Fisher, Eddie, 226 Flaherty, Joe, 45 Flanery, Sean Patrick, 135 Fleming, Art, 80 Fleming, Eric, 191

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Florek, Dann, 47, 95 Florence, Robin Mary, 210 Flores, Erika, 140 Flynn, Joe, 27 Foch, Nina, 52 Fonseca, Lyndsy, 107 Foray, June, 204 Ford, Ross, 35 Forman, Bill, 185 Forsythe, John, 6, 71 Foster, Meg, 49 Fox, Sonny, 291 Foy, Fred, 272 Frakes, Jonathan, 169 Francis, Anne, 89 Franciscus, James, 105 Francks, Don, 96 Franklin, Carl, 78 Franklin, Don, 162 Franz, Arthur, 135 Frawley, William, 24, 25, 34, 39 Frazee, Jane, 7 Frazier, Sheila, 111 Fredericks, Dean, 126 Frees, Paul, 176, 192, 193, 204 French, Peggy, 52 Gallagher, Megan, 108 Gallop, Frank, 175 Garagiola, Joe, 293 Garber, Victor, 62 Gardner, Ed, 11 Gargan, William, 102 Garland, Margaret, 166 Garner, James, 145 Garner, Jennifer, 62 Garner, Peggy Ann, 52 Garrett, Brad, 13 Garroway, Dave, 231 Garver, Kathy, 14, 208 Gary, Linda, 189, 195, 206, 210 Gateson, Marjorie, 109 Gautier, Dick, 20, 37 Gay, Barbara, 103 Gay, John, 103 Gaye, Lisa, 23 Gazzara, Ben, 119 Gellar, Sarah Michelle, 68 George, Christopher, 90 Geraghty, Marita, 159 Gerard, Gil, 155

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Gerber, Joan, 210, 213 Germann, Greg, 40 Gerrity, Patty Ann, 50 Gertz, Jami, 48 Gilbert, Johnny, 260, 262, 264, 268, 272, 279, 282, 285, 294 Gilford, Jack, 5 Gilmore, Art, 88, 148, 251 Ging, Jack, 88 Ginty, Robert, 110 Glau, Summer, 159, 161 Glazer, Eugene Robert, 95 Gleason, Jackie, 22, 236 Gless, Sharon, 69 Gobel, George, 232 Goddard, Daniel, 64 Godfrey, Arthur, 222 Goldberg, Whoopi, 190 Goldblum, Jeff, 96 Goldsboro, Bobby, 224 Goodman, Lee, 283 Goodwin, Bill, 287 Gordon, Barry, 206 Gordon, Bruce, 45 Gordon, Christopher, 93 Gordon, Don, 100 Gordon, Gale, 21, 42 Gordon-Levitt, Joseph, 50 Gosling, Ryan, 135 Gossett, Louis, Jr., 160 Goude, Ingrid, 126 Gould, Harold, 79 Goulding, Ray, 283 Goulet, Robert, 67 Gracen, Elizabeth, 87 Grady, Don, 39 Graham, Gary, 153 Graham, Virginia, 232, 256 Grandy, Fred, 200 Grant, Kirby, 124 Graves, Peter, 82, 150 Gray, Billy, 14 Gray, Erin, 155 Gray, Michael, 122 Gregg, Virginia, 195 Green, Brian Austin, 172 Green, Janet-Laine, 94 Green, Johnny, 171 Green, Lynda Mason, 134 Greene, Lorne, 154 Greenwood, Bruce, 108

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ACTOR INDEX Gregson, John, 297 Griffin, Merv, 244, 289 Griffith, Andy, 4, 120 Grimes, Jack, 166 Grimes, Jackie, 2 Groh, David, 44 Hack, Shelley, 71 Hackett, Buddy, 49 Hadley, Reed, 119 Hagan, Molly, 21 Hagen, Jean, 32 Hagerty, Dan, 97 Hagerty, Don, 71 Hagerty, Ron, 124 Haggard, Merle, 140 Hagman, Larry, 18, 20, 23 Haiduk, Stacy, 126, 162 Hale, Tony, 5 Haley, Jackie Earle, 213 Hall, Monty, 278 Hall, Thurston, 51 Halop, Florence, 35 Hamel, Al, 298 Hamer, Rusty, 32 Hamilton, John, 60 Hamilton, Linda, 65 Hamilton, Margaret, 13 Hannigan, Alyson, 68 Hansen, Janice, 41 Hardin, Melora, 212 Hardin, Ty, 138 Harewood, Dorian, 132 Hargitay, Mariska, 96 Harlan, John, 266, 269, 276, 283, 285, 289, 301 Harmon, Angie, 95 Harper, Valerie, 44 Harrington, Pat, Jr., 198 Harris, Cynthia, 48 Harris, Jonathan, 163 Harron, Don, 260 Hart, John, 86, 143 Hart, Richard, 59 Hartman, Paul, 43 Harty, Patricia, 41 Harvey, Steve, 270 Hastings, Bob, 188 Hasselhoff, David, 94 Hastings, Don, 157 Hatch, Richard, 154

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373

Hauser, Wings, 98 Havoc, June, 54 Hawkins, Jack, 80 Hawkins, Jimmy, 138 Hayden, Don, 39 Hayden, Russell, 140 Hayes, Gabby, 140 Hayes, Richard, 260 Hays, Kathryn, 147 Head, Anthony Stewart, 68 Headey, Lena, 161 Heatherton, Joey, 238 Heatherton, Ray, 238 Heaton, Patricia, 13 Heckart, Eileen, 110 Hedison, David, 79 Hefner, Hugh, 248 Helfer, Tricia, 155 Henry, Emmaline, 23, 36 Henderson, Marcia, 9, 52, 135 Henderson, Meredith, 187 Hendrix, Leslie, 95 Hensley, Pamela, 155 Henstridge, Natasha, 123 Hersholt, Jean, 76 Hewitt, Jennifer Love, 83 Hewitt, Virginia, 164 Hexum, Jon-Erik, 133 Hickman, Dwayne, 31 Higgins, Joel, 120 Hill, Stephen, 95 Hilton, Bob, 293, 296, 300 Hines, Connie, 37 Hirsch, Judd, 108 Ho, Don, 229 Hodge, Al, 157 Hoffman, Gertrude, 39 Holcombe, Harry, 54 Holden, James, 58 Holloway, Sterling, 52 Holm, Celeste, 113 Hope, Bob, 169 Houseman, John, 110, 182 Howard, John, 77 Howard, Ken, 101 Howard, Ron, 4, 5 Howard, Susan, 78 Howell, Arlene, 68 Howell, Wayne, 224, 282, 290 Howland, Richard, 99 Hoyt, John, 119

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Hume, Benita, 19 Humperdinck, Englebert, 230 Hunt, Francesca, 120 Hunt, Helen, 105 Hunter, Tab, 50 Hurst, Michael, 86 Huston, Carol, 8 Hutton, Betty, 7 Hutchins, Will, 149 Ice-T, 96 Idelson, Billy, 109 Ingels, Marty, 25 Irvin, Brittney, 98 Irving, Margaret, 42 Irwin, Tom, 105 Jacobs, Johnny, 142, 246, 263, 264, 266, 267, 269, 271, 272, 277, 290, 294, 296 Jackson, Kate, 71 Jackson, Sherry, 32 Jaeckel, Richard, 120 Jaffe, Sam, 65 James, Art, 263, 265, 279, 286, 290, 293, 294, 295, 298 James, Clifton, 72 James, Dennis, 262, 272, 283, 287 James, Jeri Lou, 25 James, Sheila, 52 Jameson, House, 3 Jameson, Joyce, 230 Janssen, David, 81 Jason, Rick, 73 Jeffreys, Allan, 282 Jeffreys, Anne, 51 Jeffries, Lang, 117 Jenkins, Allen, 21 Jensen, Maren, 154 Jessel, George, 234 Jillian, Ann, 26, 205 Johansson, Paul, 87 Johnson, Brad, 183 Johnson, Robin, 73 Johnston, Kristen, 50 Jones, Anissa, 14 Jones, Dean, 257 Jones, Dick, 146 Jones, Ginger, 7 Jones, Gordon, 92 Jones, Henry, 73 Jones, Jack, 247

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Jones, Sam J., 88 Jones, Tom, 255 Jordan, Bobbi, 52 Jordan, William, 112 Jostyn, Jay, 104 Joyce, Elaine, 72 Kaplan, Marvin, 35 Karloff, Boris, 184 Karnes, Brixton, 128 Karns, Roscoe, 119 Karon, Richard, 270 Kasem, Casey, 190, 207, 211 Kastner, Peter, 53 Katz, Omri, 11 Kavner, Julie, 44 Kaye, Danny, 227 Keanan, Staci, 40 Keane, James, 110, 118 Keefer, Don, 4 Keeshan, Bob, 196 Keith, Brian, 8, 14, 75 Kelk, Jackie, 3 Kelley, DeForest, 164 Kelly, Brian, 126 Kelly, Jack, 145 Kemmer, Ed, 164 Kennedy, Bob, 291 Kennedy, Christopher, 7 Kennedy, Douglas, 148 Kennedy, Tom, 9, 263, 275, 283, 293, 295, 300, 301 Kenyon, Sandy, 80 Khan, Sajid, 102 Kidder, Margot, 190 Kiernan, Walter, 298 King, Aldine, 112 King, Wright, 197 King, Zalman, 136 Kinmont, Kathleen, 117 Kirby, Durward, 280 Kirk, Phyllis, 129, 257 Kirkland, Patricia, 12 Kirshner, Claude, 209 Klugman, Jack, 41 Knight, Don, 90 Knight, Ted, 148, 188, 193, 200 Knotts, Don, 4, 235 Koenig, Walter, 164 Kolb, Clarence, 39 Kovacs, Bella, 164

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ACTOR INDEX Kovacs, Ernie, 231, 294 Kove, Martin, 159 Kreuk, Kristin, 65 Krumholtz, David, 108 Kulp, Nancy, 8 Labyorteaux, Patrick, 93 Ladd, Cheryl, 71 LaFontaine, Don, 169 Lail, Leah, 132 Laire, Judson, 33 Lamas, Lorenzo, 91, 117 Lambert, Zohra, 16 Landes, Michael, 125 Lando, Joe, 140 Lane, Charles, 9 Lane, Rocky, 146 Lange, Jim, 263, 266, 273, 284, 285 Lansing, Robert, 94, 101 Larson, Jack, 60 LaRue, Jack, 175 Laurence, Mike, 227 Lawford, Peter, 9, 129 Lawless, Lucy, 135 Lawrence, Matthew, 210 Lawrence, Vicki, 300 Leachman, Cloris, 213 Ledger, Heath, 118 Lee, Alexondra, 125 Lee, Bruce, 84 Lee, Pinky, 202 Lee, Ruta, 256 Lehman, Kristin, 112 Lembeck, Harvey, 20 Lemmon, Jack, 20 Leno, Jay, 237, 256 Lester, Jerry, 154, 224 Letterman, David, 241 Levinson, Sam, 298 Levy, Eugene, 45 Levy, Weaver, 58 Lewis, Cathy, 15, 38 Lewis, Jerry, 237 Lewis, Robert Q., 249, 283 Leyden, Bill, 264, 275 Liberace, 242 Lime, Yvonne, 20 Lindsey, George, 34 Linker, Amy, 48 Linkletter, Art, 222, 287 Lintel, Michelle, 67 Lithgow, John, 50

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375

Little, Rich, 30 Littlefield, Lucien, 50 Livingston, Barry, 39 Livingston, Stanley, 39 Lloyd, Sabrina, 162 Lockhart, June, 213 Logan, Robert, 122 Loggia, Robert, 129 Lohman, Al, 283 Long, Richard, 68, 122 Lord, Marjorie, 32 Loughery, Jackie, 142 Lovejoy, Frank, 103 Lowe, Edmund, 81 Lucking, William, 109 Ludden, Allen, 271, 278, 286, 293, 300 Lumbly, Carl, 62 Lundigan, Bill, 169 Lupino, Ida, 36 Lupton, John, 138 Lupus, Peter, 43 Lynch, Peg, 13 Lynch, Richard, 111 Lynde, Paul, 49, 202 Lynn, Betty, 12 Lyon, Charles, 297 Lytell, Bert, 109 Machon, Karen, 120 Mack, Ted, 253 MacKenzie, Peter, 21 MacMurray, Fred, 39 Macnee, Patrick, 64, 154, 165, 174 MacNeille, Tress, 190, 214 MacNicol, Peter, 108 Madison, Guy, 150 Maggie Q, 107 Maharis, George, 104 Mahoney, Jock, 146 Majors, Lee, 115, 124 Malden, Karl, 126 Malone, Bill, 294 Malone, Mary, 2 Malone, Nancy, 105 Manheim, Camryn, 83 Mann, Iris, 33 Manza, Ralph, 76 March, Hal, 38, 275, 292 March, Stephanie, 96 Mark, Flip, 19 Markham, Monte, 47 Markim, Al, 166

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Marks, Guy, 27 Mars, Ken, 3 Marshall, E. G., 111 Marshall, Penny, 41 Marshall, Peter, 274 Marshall, Rex, 182 Martin, Andrea, 45 Martin, Dean, 228 Martin, Dick, 45, 241 Martin, Jared, 78, 134 Martin, Jesse L., 95 Martin, Ross, 196, 205, 212 Martindale, Wink, 269, 271, 272, 274, 295, 298 Marx, Groucho, 301 Mason, Pamela, 256 Massey, Daria, 92 Massey, Debi, 297 Massey, Ilona, 116 Mathers, Jerry, 28 Matheson, Tim, 145, 187 Matthews, Larry, 10 Maunder, Wayne, 143 Maury, Derrel, 5 Maxey, Paul, 42 May, Donald, 118 McBain, Diane, 127 McBride, Chi, 47 McCafferty, James, 132 McCambridge, Mercedes, 134 McCann, Chuck, 191, 192 McCauley, Peter, 45 McCay, Peggy, 45, 83 McClanahan, Rue, 5 McClure, Doug, 100 McCook, John, 73 McCord, Kent, 57 McCormick, Pat, 229 McDaniel, Hattie, 7 McDowell, Roddy, 78 McGiver, John, 37 McGoohan, Patrick, 75, 112, 287 McIntire, John, 105 McKay, Gardner, 58 McKay, Jim, 280 McKean, Michael, 44 McKrell, Jim, 265, 271 McLellan, Zoe, 93 McMahon, Ed, 255, 281, 298, 292 McMahon, Horace, 105 McNeil, Don, 294

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McNellis, Maggie, 242 McQuade, Arlene, 17 McQueen, Butterfly, 7 McRaney, Gerald, 113 McWhirter, Julie, 191 Meadows, Audrey, 22 Medway, Heather, 132 Meek, Jeffrey, 115 Meloni, Christopher, 96 Melton, Sid, 32, 71 Meriwether, Lee, 166 Merkerson, S. Epatha, 95 Merlin, Jan, 147, 166 Messick, Don, 191, 193, 195, 211 Messing, Debra, 40 Meyer, Dina, 66 Midkiff, Dale, 130 Milland, Ray, 36, 102 Miller, Dean, 10 Miller, Glenn, 232 Miller, Kristen, 123 Miller, Mark, 19 Miller, Marvin, 102, 105, 176, 193 Mills, Donna, 18 Mills, Mort, 144 Milner, Martin, 57 Mimieux, Yvette, 104 Mitchell, Guy, 233 Mobley, Roger, 82 Moeller, Rolfe, 74 Mohr, Gerald, 192 Mohr, Jay, 83 Molinaro, Al, 41 Monica, Corbett, 27 Montalban, Ricardo, 86 Montgomery, Poppy, 131 Moore, Candy, 32 Moore, Clayton, 143 Moore, Del, 29 Moore, Garry, 274 Moore, Mary Tyler, 10 Moore, Roger, 61, 145 Moore, Tim, 4 Moranis, Rick, 45 Morgan, Harry, 10, 42 Morgan, Robin, 33 Morgan, Wesley, 28 Moriarty, Michael, 95 Morison, Patricia, 71 Morris, Howard, 210 Morrow, Don, 264, 278, 284

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ACTOR INDEX Morrow, Patricia, 90 Morrow, Rob, 108 Morrow, Vic, 73 Morse, Barry, 81 Morse, Robert, 254 Mr. T, 57, 128 Muir, Jean, 2 Mulhare, Edward, 94 Mull, Martin, 2 Mumy, Billy, 49 Murdock, James, 146 Murphy, Ben, 44 Murray, Arthur, 223 Murray, Don, 145 Murray, Jan, 267, 296 Murray, Kathryn, 223 Murrow, Edward R., 180 Music, Henrietta, 243 Music, Lorenzo, 44, 243 Myers, Carrell, 127 Myers, Nancy, 289 Nabors, Jim, 18, 237 Naish, J. Carrol, 19, 29 Najimy, Kathy, 108 Narz, Jack, 164, 262, 266, 288 Nash, Brian, 36 Neal, Diane, 96 Nelson, Barry, 38, 89 Nelson, Bek, 142 Nelson, David, 1 Nelson, Ed, 123 Nelson, Harriet, 1 Nelson, Jimmy, 261 Nelson, Ozzie, 1 Nelson, Ricky, 1, 243 Nelson, Tracy, 48 Neuwirth, Bebe, 96 Newhart, Bob, 224 Newland, John, 176, 177 Newton, Robert, 59 Nguyen, Dustin, 132 Nichols, Barbara, 224 Nichols, Nichelle, 164 Nicholson, Julianne, 96 Nicoll, Kristina, 128 Nielsen, Leslie, 43, 67, 106 Niemi, Lisa, 165 Niles, Kim, 285 Niles, Wendell, 275 Nilsson, Jesse, 58

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377

Nimmo, Bill, 277 Nimoy, Leonard, 164 Niper, Yvette, 118 Nolan, Kathy, 26 Norman, Jane, 203 North, Alex, 43 North, Heather, 211 North, Jay, 102 Noth, Chris, 95 Nye, Louis, 234 O’Brien, Edmond, 94 O’Connell, Arthur, 47 O’Connell, Jerry, 162 O’Connor, Des, 228 O’Connor, Donald, 230 O’Connor, Renee, 135 O’Connor, Tim, 155 O’Dell, Jennifer, 99 O’Dell, Tony, 160 O’Donnell, Charlie, 228, 269, 282, 293, 295, 298, 300 O’Hara, Catherine, 45 O’Heaney, Caitlin, 8 O’Hurley, John, 270 O’Keefe, Dennis, 10 Olandt, Ken, 165 Oleynik, Larisa, 205 Olmos, Edward James, 155 Olson, Johnny, 264, 266, 267, 273, 277, 281, 289, 292, 293 O’Neill, Dick, 76 Oppenheimer, Alan, 124, 189, 190, 195, 210, 213 Oppenheimer, Jess, 4 Orbach, Jerry, 95, 172 Orth, David, 99 Orth, Frank, 68 Osborn, Lyn, 164 O’Shea, Michael, 25 Osmond, Donny, 230 Osmond, Marie, 230 Overton, Frank, 130 Overton, Rick, 7 Owens, Gary, 45 Paar, Jack, 236, 261 Pace, Judy, 136 Packer, Doris, 20 Page, Patti, 224 Paige, Janis, 25

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Paluzzi, Luciana, 79 Pang, Joanna, 92 Pardo, Don, 49, 264, 272, 277, 300 Parfitt, Judy, 8 Paris, Jerry, 103, 126 Park, Grace, 155 Parker, Penny, 32 Parker, Sarah Jessica, 48 Parks, Bert, 199, 273, 280, 292 Parks, Michael, 129 Patrick, Lee, 51 Patterson, Lee, 127 Patterson, Lorna, 18 Paul, Adrian, 87, 134 Paul, Ralph, 298 Paulson, Sarah, 62 Payne, John, 147 Peaker, E. J., 254 Peck, Jim, 290 Perlman, Ron, 65 Peluce, Meeno, 133 Peppard, George, 57 Pennell, Larry, 117 Perreau, Gigi, 7 Perrette, Pauley, 125 Perrin, Vic, 178 Perry, Jim, 264 Pershing, Diane, 190, 206, 210 Peterman, Melissa, 262 Peterson, Cassandra, 12 Pflug, Jo Ann, 192 Philbin, Regis, 238, 283 Philbrook, James, 92, 106 Phillips, Barney, 94 Phillips, Barry, 77 Phillips, Wendy, 113 Pickens, Slim, 143 Pierpoint, Eric, 153 Pitts, ZaSu, 16 Plaza, Begonya, 76 Polic, Henry, II, 200 Popovich, Natalie, 25 Porter, Don, 5 Potter, Chris, 94 Potter, Peter, 248 Potts, Annie, 18 Powell, Dick, 140, 172 Powers, Stefanie, 79, 85 Pratt, Victoria, 104, 158 Price, Marc, 210 Price, Vincent, 211

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Prine, Andrew, 147 Provine, Dorothy, 61, 118 Provost, Jon, 213 Pryor, Ainslie, 1 Purcell, Sarah, 262 Purvis, Alexandra, 112 Pyle, Denver, 97 Quinn, Louis, 122 Rafferty, Frances, 10 Ragsdale, William, 21 Raines, Ella, 93 Raitano, Natalie, 132 Ralph, Sheryl Lee, 73 Rambo, Dack, 127, 141 Ramis, Harold, 45 Randall, Tony, 41 Randolph, Amanda, 4, 32 Randolph, Jane, 22 Randolph, John, 100 Rathbone, Basil, 301 Rayburn, Gene, 190, 260, 280, 281 Raye, Martha, 244 Read, James, 116 Reagan, Ronald, 140, 171, 174 Reason, Rex, 118, 144 Reddy, Helen, 234 Reed, Alan, 11, 29 Reeves, George, 60 Reilly, Mike, 282 Reimers, Ed, 266 Reiner, Carl, 265 Reiser, Paul, 40 Remini, Leah, 14 Renaldo, Duncan, 139 Rennick, Nancy, 117 Rettig, Tommy, 197 Rey, Alejandro, 125 Reynolds, Bill, 92 Reynolds, Burt, 75, 141 Reynolds, Marjorie, 28 Reynolds, William, 111 Rhodes, Donnelly, 155 Rhys-Davies, John, 162 Rice, Rosemary, 33 Richards, Eva, 7 Richardson, Burton, 270 Richmond, Branscombe, 117 Rickles, Don, 229 Riddle, Sam, 242

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ACTOR INDEX Ridgely, Robert, 210, 212 Rifkin, Ron, 62 Rigg, Diana, 64 Riley, Hugh, 213 Rivers, Joan, 241, 254 Road, Mike, 187, 192, 195, 213 Roberts, Doris, 13, 116 Roberts, Ken, 231, 267 Roberts, Lynne, 71 Roberts, Roy, 16 Roberts, Tanya, 71 Robertson, Cliff, 161 Robertson, Dale, 140, 149, 171 Robey, Louise, 80 Robinson, Ann, 82 Robinson, Chris, 130 Rockwell, Robert, 42 Roddy, Rod, 279, 298 Rodrigues, Percy, 123 Rogers, Bill, 285, 292 Rogers, Roy, 148, 250 Rogers, Wayne, 72 Rohm, Elisabeth, 95 Romano, Ray, 13 Rooney, Mickey, 36 Rooney, Tim, 36, 45 Rorke, Hayden, 23, 36 Rosario, Bert, 127 Rose Marie, 10 Ross, Joe E., 195 Ross, Neil, 190, 214 Ross, Ted, 48 Roundtree, Richard, 109 Rowan, Dan, 24, 45 Rowan, Gay, 165 Rowe, Red, 269 Rowles, Polly, 26 Rudley, Herbert, 103 Ruprecht, David, 294 Russell, John, 142 Russell, Kurt, 145 Russell, Todd, 204 Rutherford, Kelly, 130 Ryder, Lisa 153 Sackhoff, Katee, 155 Saint, Eva Marie, 109 St. Onge, Guylaine, 98 Sanders, Lugene, 28, 35 Saunders, Gloria, 105 Savage, John, 83

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Saylor, Katie, 78 Scarabelli, Michele, 153 Scheider, Roy, 162 Scheimer, Erika, 206 Schnarre, Monika, 64 Schneider, John, 86 Schreffler, Marilyn, 189 Schreiber, Avery, 246 Schuck, John, 22, 52 Schultz, Dwight, 57 Sciorra, Annabella, 96 Scoggins, Tracy, 154 Scolari, Peter, 18 Scott, Ashley, 66 Scott, Bill, 204 Scott, Brenda, 147 Scott, Jean Bruce, 61 Scott, Judith, 93 Scott, Judson, 111 Seiter, Joe, 283 Sellecca, Connie, 66 Serling, Rod, 183, 278 Seymour, Jane, 140 Shanks, Don, 97 Shatner, William, 164 Shaver, Helen, 112 Shayne, Robert, 60 Shea, John, 104 Sheldon, Jack, 45 Shepherd, Sherri, 284 Shera, Mark, 64 Sheridan, Jamey, 96 Shipp, Mary, 38 Shore, Dinah, 229 Short, Martin, 44 Shriner, Herb, 298 Shull, Richard B., 22 Sibbett, Jane, 21 Sierra, Gregory, 163 Sierra, Margaretta, 127 Silk, Anna, 99 Silverheels, Jay, 143 Simmons, Richard, 121 Simms, Hal, 272, 298 Sinatra, Frank, 231 Singer, Stuffy, 7 Siritis, Marina, 194 Skarsten, Rachel, 66, 98 Skelton, Red, 249 Sky, Jennifer, 158 Sladen, Elisabeth, 162

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Slate, Henry, 58 Slater, Bill, 297 Smith, Bob, 196, 200 Smith, Hal, 193 Smith, Jack, 257, 288 Smith, Jaclyn, 71 Smith, Lauren Lee, 104 Smith, Paul, 37 Smith, Roger, 122 Smith, Yeardley, 21 Smothers, Dick, 252 Smothers, Tom, 252 Snow, William, 99 Solo, Ksenia, 99 Somers, Brett, 41 Sorbo, Kevin, 86, 153 Sothern, Ann, 5 Soucie, Kath, 190, 205 Soule, Olan, 71, 190, 209 Springfield, Dusty, 124 Stack, Robert, 131 Stang, Arnold, 225 Stander, Lionel, 85 Stanley, Florence, 40 Steele, Christine, 128 Steen, Jessica, 156 Steinberg, David, 227 Stephens, James, 110 Stephenson, John, 187, 190, 194, 205 Sterling, Robert, 51 Stevens, Connie, 85 Stevens, Fisher, 78 Stewart, French, 50 Stewart, Jay, 198, 263, 273, 277, 287, 288, 290, 300 Stewart, Trish, 120 Stockwell, Dean, 160 Stockwell, Guy, 58 Stokey, Mike, 262, 285, 293 Stone, Cynthia, 20 Stone, Harold J., 17, 84 Stone, Milburn, 141 Storm, Gale, 16, 39 Story, Ralph, 291 Strange, Glenn, 141 Strasberg, Susan, 34 Strimpell, Stephen, 37 Stuart, Maxine, 125 Sullivan, Barry, 90, 101, 147 Sullivan, Ed, 230 Sutherland, Kristine, 68

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Sutton, Frank, 18, 166 Sutton, Grady, 12 Swaim, Caskey, 112 Sweeney, Bob, 15, 38 Swift, Allen, 181 Sykes, Brenda, 107 Tacker, Francine, 18, 110 Takei, George, 164 Talbot, Nita, 20, 27 Tambor, Jeffrey, 5 Tandy, Jessica, 34 Taylor, Buck, 141 Taylor, Kent, 68, 147 Taylor, Rip, 267 Taylor, Robert, 140, 171 Taylor, Rod, 109 Taylor, Vaughn, 197 Tedrow, Irene, 35 Telek, April, 91 Temple, Shirley, 181 Tennille, Toni, 225 Thaxton, Lloyd, 269, 270 Thinnes, David, 159 Thomas, Danny, 32 Thomas, Dave, 45 Thomas, Frankie, 109, 166 Thomas, Marlo, 27 Thomas, Michelle Rene, 98 Thompson, Fred Dalton, 95, 96 Thompson, Hilary, 136 Thompson, Marshall, 4, 135 Throne, Malachi, 92 Timberlake, Dee, 215 Tobias, George, 58, 89 Todd, Ann, 52 Tomack, Sid, 38 Tong, Sammee, 6 Toomey, Regis, 69 Torres, Gina, 158, 159 Trachtenberg, Michelle, 68 Trageser, Kathy, 128 Treacher, Arthur, 244 Treas, Terri, 153 Trebek, Alex, 265, 268, 273, 276, 288 Treen, Mary, 27 Tremayne, Les, 122 Trout, Robert, 298 Truex, Ernest, 26 Tufeld, Dick, 85, 127, 145, 166, 212, 265, 267

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Warren, Bob, 288 Waters, Ethel, 7 Watson, Alberta, 95 Watson, Vernee, 189 Wayne, David, 18 Weaver, Dennis, 141 Webb, Jack, 77, 112 Webb, Jane, 193, 198, 210 Webb, Richard, 71 Weinrib, Lennie, 210, 214 Welker, Frank, 190, 192, 194, 209, 212 Weller, Rob, 300 Wendell, Bill, 231, 278 West, Adam, 205 West, Randy, 294 Weston, Jack, 20, 161 Whitaker, Forest, 183 Whitaker, Johnny, 14 White, Betty, 9, 28 Whitfield, Ann, 109 Whiting, Barbara, 50 Whiting, Margaret, 50 Whitney, Peter, 147 Wholey, Dennis, 272 Wiggins, Chris, 80 Willard, Fred, 32, 48 Williams, Andy, 222 Williams, Bill, 9 Williams, Cara, 42 Williams, Grant, 85 Williams, Kenny, 259, 265, 270, 271, 273, 283, 287, 295, 298 Williams, Louise, 190 Williams, Natashia, 123 Williams, Spencer, Jr., 4 Williams, Van, 68, 84, 127, 214 Wilson, Carnie, 284 Wilson, Don, 26 Wilson, Lois, 2 Wilson, Marie, 38 Wilson, Peta, 95 Winchell, Paul, 202, 212, 247 Winter, Edward, 112 Winters, Gloria, 124 Winters, Jonathan, 234, 240, 256 Wood, Gene, 260, 262, 264, 265, 268, 269, 291, 300 Wood, Natalie, 43 Wood, Peggy, 33 Woodland, Lauren, 153 Woodman, Danny, 125

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Woods, Donald, 170 Woodson, William, 159, 190, 209 Woolery, Chuck, 279, 290 Wooley, Sheb, 146 Wray, Fay, 43 Wyatt, Jane, 14 Wynn, Ed, 230 Wynter, Dana, 101 Wyss, Amanda, 87, 160 Yarborough, Barton, 77 Young, Alan, 37, 221

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Young, Gig, 83 Young, Loretta, 196, 174 Young, Otis, 145 Young, Robert, 14, 54 Young, Victoria, 8 York, Jeff, 61 York, Francine, 125 Zada, Ramy, 76 Zimbalist, Efrem, Jr., 79 Zimbalist, Stephanie, 116 Zmed, Adrian, 18

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Composer Index

Note: This index covers theme song composers found in chapters 1 through 10 and the appendix “Themes through the Years.” Addison, John, 314, 318, 328 Adlam, Buzz, 311 Alexander, Jeff, 4, 317, 322, 331, 332, 334, 341 Alexander, Rod, 336 Allen, Peter, 20 Allen, Steve, 337 Allman, Sheldon, 314 Alton, Ed, 319 Arlen, Harold, 331 Armbruster, Robert, 329 Arnold, Danny, 329 Arnold, Malcolm, 311 Astley, Edwin, 75, 312, 329, 335 Badalamonti, Angelo, 331 Barker, Warren, 307, 316, 325, 329 Barry, Jeff, 306, 322, 331 Barry, John, 305, 320, 331, 332, 335 Baxter, Les, 19, 329, 340 Bergman, Alan, 310, 318, 334 Bergman, Marilyn, 310, 318, 334 Bernstein, Charles, 341 Bernstein, Elmer, 307, 314, 322, 324, 334, 335 Blais, Yvette, 92, 122, 154, 201, 206, 210, 214, 316 Bloch, Ray, 334 Botkin, Perry, 333 Botkin, Perry, Jr., 305, 328, 334, 342 Bregman, Buddy, 332

Broughton, Bruce, 93, 120, 313 Brubeck, Dave, 328 Bruns, George, 312, 342 Burke, Sonny, 316, 318, 328 Burrows, Abe, 331 Burton, Al, 310, 313 Bushkin, Joe, 94 Butler, Artie, 8, 308, 313, 331 Buttolph, David, 316 Cacavas, John, 322, 323 Cahn, Sammy, 27, 319, 324 Camaratti, Tutti, 330 Carpenter, Pete, 57, 307, 308, 311, 314, 318, 320, 323, 325, 334, 337, 338, 340 Carroll, Bob, Jr., 333 Chang, Gary, 11, 342 Chihara, Paul, 325, 341 Cobert, Robert, 312, 337 Colcord, Ray, 113, 313, 324, 337, 342 Coleman, Graeme, 64 Coleman, Lisa, 311 Collery, Sean, 335, 340 Colombier, Michel, 331, 335 Comstock, Frank, 57, 76, 314, 338 Conlan, Joseph, 318 Conti, Bill, 313, 314, 315, 320, 330 Copeland, Stewart, 314 Cosby, William E., Jr., 311 Count Basie, 325 Courage, Alexander, 309, 341

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Curtin, Hoyt, 191, 197, 198, 202, 205, 209, 214, 306, 316, 322

Frontiere, Dominic, 90, 178, 308, 310, 321, 333, 335, 337

Dana, Jeff, 99 Daniel, Eliot, 4, 10, 24, 50, 338 Daniels, Stan, 307, 313 David, Mack, 45, 61, 68, 85, 118, 122, 127, 139, 142, 309 Davis, John E., 307 Davis, Madelyn, 333 DeBenedictis, Dick, 78, 321 DeJesus, Luici, 317 DelBarrio, George, 332 Denoff, Sam, 324 DeVol, Frank, 2, 14, 39, 319, 331 DeVorzon, Barry, 313, 320, 331 DiPasquale, James, 311, 327, 336 Dolan, Robert Emmett, 331 Dorff, Steve, 312, 316 Drake, Ervin, 341 DuBois, Ja’net, 322 Duning, George, 47, 104, 105, 123, 125, 129, 307, 315, 317, 339 Durand, Paul, 335

Gale, Scott, 314 Garcia, Russell, 323 Gart, John, 54, 214, 340 Geller, Harry, 330 Gilbert, Herschel Burke, 69, 147, 148, 169, 312, 313, 322, 326, 327, 328, 337, 341 Gimbel, Norman, 329, 342 Glasser, Albert, 139, 327 Gleason, Jackie, 321 Goldberg, Barry, 313 Goldenberg, Billy, 44, 137, 306, 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 323, 331, 341 Goldsmith, Jerry, 98, 144, 306, 308, 313, 324, 325, 332, 336 Goldsmith, Joel, 336 Golson, Benny, 323 Goodman, Myles, 308 Gould, Chet, 260, 264 Gould, Morton, 311 Grainer, Ron, 112, 326 Gray, Barry, 337, 340 Greeley, George, 328 Green, Johnny, 129 Green, Michael, 149 Greene, Walter, 338 Greenfield, Howard, 307, 309, 319, 340, 342 Griffin, Merv, 322, 341 Grossman, Larry, 337 Grusin, Dave, 16, 67, 75, 92, 317, 321, 329, 334 Gruska, Jay, 336

Eames, Rick, 314 Elfman, Danny, 312, 336, 338 Elizalde, John, 325 Ellington, Duke, 306 Elliott, Dean, 192 Elliott, Jack, 71, 305, 307, 316, 324, 328, 329, 330, 332, 340 Ellis, Ray, 84 Elms, Albert, 334 Esquivel, Juan, 329 Evans, Ray, 37, 308, 317, 338, 339 Faith, Percy, 340 Ferguson, Allyn, 71, 305, 307, 316, 324, 328, 329, 330 Ferris, Don, 71 Fielding, Jerry, 308, 309, 310, 311, 315, 318, 320, 327, 331, 333, 336, 339 Foliart, Dan, 326, 330 Foster, Norman, 342 Fox, Charles, 18, 74, 309, 329, 331, 342 Franke, Christopher, 154 Freebairn-Smith, Ian, 325 Fried, Gerald, 37, 321, 335 Friedel, Brad, 333 Friedhofer, Hugo, 331 Friedman, Irving, 14, 71, 321

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Hagen, Earle, 4, 10, 18, 19, 21, 27, 107, 141, 305, 307, 313, 321, 324, 326, 327, 329, 330 Hamilton, Joe, 313, 317 Hamlisch, Marvin, 307, 320, 329 Hammer, Jan, 131 Hardy, Haygood, 306 Harnell, Joe, 91, 153 Harnick, Sheldon, 341 Harris, Johnny, 318 Harrison, Ken, 328 Haskell, Jimmie, 313, 315, 342 Hatch, Wilbur, 42, 185, 309, 315, 328 Hayes, Isaac, 335 Hefti, Neal, 41, 307 Heindorf, Ray, 330

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Livingston, Jerry, 45, 61, 68, 85, 118, 122, 127, 139, 142, 309, 317 Llewellyn, Ray, 76, 88, 90, 335, 338 Lloyd, Michael, 315, 323, 324 LoDuca, Joseph, 62, 86, 135, 158, 321, 326 Loose, William, 140, 312, 324, 338 Loring, Gloria, 313 Lorre, Chuck, 340 Lubin, Harry, 177 Lust, Gordon, 310 Lux, Danny, 322 Mancini, Henry, 116, 308, 309, 310, 311, 320, 322, 323, 326, 328, 330, 332, 334, 341 Mancinia, Mark, 337 Mandel, Johnny, 321, 339, 326 Markowitz, Richard, 342 Marotta, Rick, 13 Marsalis, Wynton, 335 Marshall, Jack, 313, 321, 328 Massey, Curt, 332 Matz, Peter, 305, 311, 325, 330 May, Billy, 84, 105, 314 McCarthy, Dennis, 314, 317, 318, 331, 336 McCartney, Linda, 342 McCartney, Paul, 342 McCauley, Matthew, 153, 305 McKay, Harper, 312 Melle, Gil, 67, 327, 330, 333 Melovin, Wendy, 311 Mercer, Johnny, 318 Michael, Jeff, 92, 122, 154, 163, 201, 206, 210, 215, 316 Miller, Bruce, 319, 335 Miller, Jack, 2 Milsap, Ronnie, 340 Mizzy, Vic, 305, 309, 322, 328, 330 Mockridge, Cyril, 317, 320, 323 Mollin, Fred, 80, 316, 329, 337 Montenegro, Hugo, 23 Moross, Jerome, 323 Morton, Arthur, 308, 309 Mothersbaugh, Mark, 312, 315, 326 Mullendore, Joseph, 89, 114, 140, 148, 313 Murray, Lyn, 305, 322, 328, 340 Nelson, Oliver, 124, 310 Neufeld, Sigmund, Jr., 86 Newborn, Ira, 43 Newman, Lionel, 58, 313, 326, 340 Norman, Charles, 312

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Olvis, William, 333 Omarian, Michael, 324 Ortega, Frank, 323 Paris, Norman, 311 Parker, John, 70, 310 Pearl, Howard, 326, 330, 334 Perkins, Frank, 318, 328 Persky, Bill, 324 Phillips, Stu, 88, 94, 154, 306, 319 Poledouros, Basil, 327 Post, Mike, 59, 95, 117, 307, 308, 311, 313, 314, 318, 319, 320, 323, 325, 330, 331, 334, 335, 337, 338, 339, 340 Prince, Robert, 67 Quine, Richard, 321 Quinn, Don, 342 Quon, Donald, 116, 339 Raksin, David, 65, 79, 308, 324 Ramin, Sid, 332, 339 Raposo, Joe, 321, 334, 341 Redford, J. A. C., 306 Riddle, Nelson, 72, 105, 112, 131, 311, 314, 328, 334 Robinson, J. Peter, 330, 333 Rodgers, Richard, 318, 340 Rogers, Shorty, 332 Romanis, George, 79 Rose, David, 310, 314, 319, 322, 324, 326, 327, 337 Rosenman, Leonard, 73, 83, 147, 312, 316, 323, 324, 326, 333 Rosenthal, Laurence, 135, 315, 342 Rubini, Michel, 315 Rubinstein, Arthur B., 111, 334 Rubinstein, John, 315, 316, 325 Rugolo, Pete, 81, 119, 129, 310, 313, 315, 320, 322, 331, 334, 338, 339 Russell, Henry, 342 Sager, Carol, 20 Salter, Hans, 102, 324 Sawtell, Paul, 132, 138, 332 Scharf, Walter, 120 Schifrin, Lalo, 67, 129, 309, 317, 327, 331, 332 Schrager, Rudy, 341 Schulman, Max, 313 Schumann, Walter, 77, 126 Schwartz, Sherwood, 321, 339 Segall, Bernard, 330

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Shaffer, Paul, 342 Shire, David, 68, 316, 322, 325, 327, 334, 338 Shores, Richard, 145, 313 Snow, Mark, 76, 83, 108, 125, 309, 311, 319, 334, 336, 337, 339, 342 Spencer, Herbert, 21, 27, 38, 141, 203, 321, 324, 329 Steiner, Fred, 332 Stevens, Leith, 5, 103, 136, 143, 169, 320 Stevens, Mort, 306, 309, 310, 323, 332, 341 Stockdale, Gary, 128, 338 Stordahl, Axel, 327 Sylvern, Hank, 166 Szathmary, Irving, 317 Tartaglia, John Andrew, 107, 307, 316 Thicke, Alan, 313 Tibbles, George, 8, 309, 332 Timm, Douglas, 323, 331 Tiomkin, Dimitri, 146, 320 Tipton, George Aliceson, 317, 325, 328, 331, 336, 342 Tolkin, Mel, 322 Torch, Sidney, 313 Tunick, Jonathan, 325 Tzipine, George, 140 Van Heusen, Jimmy, 27 Vars, Henry, 311 Vieha, Mark, 314 Walden, W. G. Snuffy, 78, 321, 323, 329, 341 Washington, Ned, 105, 146, 338 Welch, Ken, 320 Welch, Lenny, 74 Welch, Mitzi, 320 Welk, Lawrence, 324 Wells, Tom, 341 Williams, John, 6, 166, 311, 323, 324 Williams, Patrick, 312, 316, 319, 323, 325, 332, 334, 339, 340 Williams, Paul, 327 Wilson, Stanley, 67, 117, 149, 305, 310, 325, 341 Wirth, Bob, 321 Wolff, Jonathan, 8, 309, 335, 342 Worth, Stan, 314 Wyle, George, 321 Zahler, Gordon, 193

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Vocalist Index

Note: This index covers singers (including vocal groups and actors who performed their own theme songs) found in chapters 1 through 10 and the appendix “Themes through the Years.” Addrisi Brothers, 329 Albert, Eddie, 318 Allen, Peter, 20 Allen, Rex, 307 Anderson, Loni, 314 Andrews, Jessica, 337 Armstrong, Louis, 315 Armstrong, Vanessa Bell, 306 Axton, Hoyt, 316 Backer, William M., 150 Baio, Scott, 322 Barenaked Ladies, 307 Beach Boys, the, 323 Bell, Drake, 320 Benton, Barbi, 337 Bill Haley and the Comets, 318 Billy Vera and the Beaters, 323 Bishop, Stephen, 332 Black, Clint, 319 Black, Marianne, 337 Blondie, 336 Boyz II Men, 313 Brady Kids, the, 308 Bramlett, Delaney, 337 Brooks, Denny, 315 Brooks, Norman, 318 Brooks, Patti, 322 Bruce, Ed, 309 Buffett, Jimmy, 320 Byrd, Thomas, 308

Callaway, Ann Hampton, 329 Camplin, Bill, 321 Canova, Diana, 320, 339 Carnes, Kim, 329, 337 Carr, Didi, 337 Carter, Nell, 317, 342 Cash, Johnny, 333 Cassidy, David, 312, 332 Catera, Peter, 307 Charles, Ray, 336 Charles, Ray (“The Other”), 339 Chase, Carol, 318 Clark, Roy, 322 Cocker, Joe, 337, 342 Cole, Paula, 312 Colucci, Jill, 308 Coolidge, Rita, 314 Cosgrove, Miranda, 320 Cowsills, the, 324 Cummings, David, 322 Curtis, Sonny, 326 Cyrus, Miley, 318 Dandy Warhols, the, 340 Dante, Ron, 338 Darlene Love and the Blossoms, 307 Davis Sammy, Jr., 307, 319 Day, Doris, 313 Dean, Bill, 341 DeBenedictis, Richard, 341 DeCarol, Denise, 325 387

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Diller, Phyllis, 332 Dion, 324 Ebersole, Christine, 333 Eligibles, the, 317 Ellis, Loren, 337 Evans, Dale, 148 Evigan, Greg, 40, 333 Fan 3, 312 Feliciano, Jose, 310, 333 Flack, Roberta, 320 Fontaine, Char, 322 Fountain, Suzanne, 333 Franklin, Aretha, 313 Franklin, Tony, 314 Frederick, Jesse, 315, 316 Frey, Glenn, 336 Fuller, Jerry, 340 Gabor, Eva, 318 Gale, Scott, 334 Garfunkel, Art, 309 Gayle, Crystal, 321, 326 Gibbs, Marla, 340 Goffin, Louise, 317 Gomez, Selena, 335, 342 Goodeve, Grant, 314 Gorme, Eydie, 324 Grammer, Kelsey, 316 Grant, Amy, 336, 338 Grecco, Cyndi, 308, 323 Green, Al, 317 Greenwood, Lee, 319 Hamilton, Lynne, 333 Hampton, Paul, 328 Harris, Stan, 306 Hartman, Lisa, 338 Hasselhoff, David, 307 Hathaway, Donny, 326 Hayward, Justin, 336 Hi-Lo’s, the, 330 Holland, Amy, 327 Holloway, Patrice, 322 Hollywood and Vine, 309 Holmes, Rupert, 319 Horton, Robert, 325 Idol, Billy, 308 Imperials, the, 312

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Jackson, Shawnee, 340 Jarreau, Al, 328 Jennings, Waylon, 314 Jerry Whitman and the Sweet Inspirations, 341 Jey, Alih, 337 Jillian, Ann, 306 Joel, Billy, 308 Jones, Bucky, 315 Jones, David Allen, 334 Jones, Dean, 319 Jones, Jack, 316, 325 Jones, Shirley, 332 Joyce, Jon, 312 Judd, Naomi, 339 Judd, Wynonna, 339 Justice, Victoria, 340 Ken Darby Singers, the, 309, 324 Kennedy, Ray, 308 Kiff, Kaleena, 325 King, B. B., 306 King, Carole, 317 Knight, Bubba, 325 Knight, Gladys, 325 Komack, James, 337 Korman, Harvey, 319 Kurtz, Swoosie, 325 LaBelle, Patti, 331 Laine, Frankie, 305, 318, 327, 333 Lavin, Linda, 305 Lawrence, Steve, 314 Ledbetters, the, 312 Lee, Lisa, 333 Leffler, John, 323 Lennon, Mark, 317 Leonard, Sheldon, 307 Lettermen, the, 308 Lewis, Monica, 335 Lloyd, Michael, 328 Loring, Gloria, 315 Lorring, Joan, 330 Love Spit Love, 310 Majors, Lee, 315 Manchester, Melissa, 340 Manilow, Barry, 306 Mathis, Johnny, 315 McCoo, Marilyn, 322 McDowell, Ronnie, 315

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Reynolds, Debbie, 312 Riley, Jeannie C., 318 Rinker, Julia, 339 Riso, Rich, 341 Rivers, Johnny, 335 Roberts, David, 324 Robinson, Holly, 318, 340 Roches, the, 333 Rodgers, Jimmie, 333 Roger Wagner Chorale, the, 29 Rogers, Roy, 148 Ron Hicklin Singers, the, 324 Saba, Shari, 334 Sager, Carol, 20 Scarbury, Joey, 27, 318, 322 Scoggins, Jerry, 307 Sebastian, John B., 341 Sherman, Bobby, 317 Simmons, Michael, 312 Simon, Carly, 342 Sinatra, Frank, 326 Smith, Jack, 306 Smith, Will, 316 Southside Johnny and the Ashbury Jukes, 312, 313 Spears, Jamie Lynn, 342 Springfield, Dusty, 124, 318 Stapleton, Jean, 306 Steele, JeVetta, 306 Sterling, Mindy, 315 Storch, Larry, 317 Strauss, John, 309 Street, Mel, 314 Supremes, the, 310 Sweet, Rachel, 310 Symone, Raven, 338 Talbot, Wendy, 312 Temple, Shirley, 181 They Might Be Giants, 325 Thicke, Alan, 342 Thomas, B. J., 318 Tillotson, Johnny, 317 Torme, Mel, 321 Tucker, Forrest, 317 TuFano, Dennis, 315 Vaughan, Sarah, 307 Vera, Billy, 334 Vogues, the, 314

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Walker, Arnetia, 323 Walker, Nancy, 329 Walker, Ursula, 314 Warnes, Jennifer, 318 Warwick, Dionne, 325 Welch, Lenny, 74 Wellingtons, the, 317 Wells, Tom, 342 Whitman, Jerry, 307

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Who, the, 311 Williams, Deniece, 315 Williams, Paul, 306, 321 Winburn, Randy, 322 Yarbrough, Kenny, 339 Yello, 326 Zero, Remy, 336

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About the Author

Vincent Terrace is the author of thirty-six books on television and radio history. He has teamed with James Robert Parish for the Actors’ Television Credits series of books for Scarecrow Press and has written such books as The Encyclopedia of Television Programs, 1925–2012; The Encyclopedia of Television Pilots, 1937–2012; Television Specials, 1936–2012; and The Encyclopedia of Television Subjects, Themes, and Settings. He has worked as a researcher for ABC and is currently the TV historian for BPOLIN Productions, LLC (for which he created and wrote the pilot episode for a projected TV series called April’s Dream).

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