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Anna and The King (1972)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Robert Leszczak
references:
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ANNA AND THE KING
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Twentieth Century-Fox Television
for
CBS (Sundays 7:30 PM ET)
Executive Producer Gene Reynolds
Produced by Bill Idelson & Harvey Miller (pilot)
Produced by Bill Idelson (episodes 2 - 13)

US Comedy series 1972 13 episodes x 30 min color
release date 17Sep72 end date 31Dec72
Starring
Yul Brynner as The King of Siam
Samantha Eggar as Anna Owens
Keye Luke as Kralahome
Eric Shea as Louis Owens
Brian Tochi as Crown Prince Chulalongkorn
Lisa Lu as Lady Thiang
Rosalind Chao as Princess Serena

Premise:
In 1862, a strong American schoolteacher, with her young son, travels
to Siam to serve as the personal educator to the King's many children.
Though Anna and the King often clash due to their disparate personalities
and cultures, a respect grows between them.

Yul Brynner reprises the role of The King of Siam he played
in the 1956 musical film "The King and I".

Original music by Jerry Goldsmith and Richard Shores  

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CBS Sundays 7:30 PM Eastern (17Sep72-31Dec72)

1.1 [--] Anna and The King (pilot episode)
TCF prod. no. H-901
17Sep72 CBS Sun
Executive Producer: Gene Reynolds/ Associate Producer: Burt Metcalfe
Based on the bio of Margaret Landon
Written/Prod/Directed by Bill Idelson & Harvey Miller
Cast:
Yul Brynner ........... King
Samantha Eggar ....... Anna Owens
Eric Shea ............ son Louis Owens
Keye Luke ............ Kralahome
Brian Tochi .......... Crown Prince
Diana Chesney ........ Lady Ramsey
Jennifer Lee ......... Thara
Lisa Lu .............. Lady Thiang, head wife
Bernard Fox .......... Sir Edward Ramsey
Synopsis:
Anna is hired to be schoolteacher to the royal children. She was promised
her own house in the deal, but the King demands she stay in the palace.
She declines the offer and threatens to leave. The King eventually gives
in and begins work on her house. Meanwhile, The King is outraged at an
article in a British newspaper while calls him a barbarian. Anna suggests
he invite this writer to see the goings-on for himself. The King agrees, and
Sir Edward Ramsey comes to the palace, and his mind is eventually changed.
Note: The pilot episode had a laugh track. [RL]

1.2 [--] Anna and The King: THE BABY
TCF prod. no. J203
24Sep72 CBS Sun
Written by Jim Fritzell
Directed by Michael O'Herlihy
Cast:
Yul Brynner (King Mongkut of Siam),
Samantha Eggar (Anna Owens),
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Rosalind Chao (Princess Serena),
Keye Luke (Kralahome),
Brian Tochi (Prince Chulalongkorn),
Eric Shea (Louis Owens),
Lisa Lu (Lady Thiang),
Ratna Assan ((King's youngest wife))
Guest Cast:
Miiko Taka
Frances Fong
Lisa Fong
Heidi Lee
Barbara Jean Wong
Lona Nai
Clarence Lung

1.3 [--] Anna and The King: THE KING OR THE TIGER?
TCF prod. no. J202
01Oct72 CBS Sun
Written by Jerry Mayer
Directed by Michael Gordon
Guest Cast:
James Hong ........... Doctor
Tad Horino ........... Village leader
William Saito ........ Farmer

1.4 [--] Anna and The King: CHULALONGKORN'S GRADES
TCF prod. no. J208
08Oct72 CBS Sun
Written by Gene Thompson Directed by James Sheldon
Guest Cast:
Roger Carmel

1.5 [--] Anna and The King: ANNA'S ROMANCE
TCF prod. no. J205
15Oct72 CBS Sun
Written by Gene Thompson
Directed by William Wiard
Guest Cast:
Lisa Lu .............. Lady Thiang

1.6 [--] Anna and The King: THE BICYCLE
TCF prod. no. J206
22Oct72 CBS Sun
Written by Maurice Richlin
Directed by Jack Donohue & William Wiard

[--] 29Oct72 - no details

1.7 [--] Anna and The King: THE HAUNTED TEMPLE
TCF prod. no. J207
05Nov72 CBS Sun 
Written by Jerry Mayer
Directed by Lee Philips

1.8 [--] Anna and The King: LOUIS, THE PAWN
TCF prod. no. J209
12Nov72 CBS Sun 
Written by Bud Freeman
Directed by Hy Averback

1.9 [--] Anna and The King: THE CHIMES
TCF prod. no. J211
19Nov72 CBS Sun 
Written by Jerry Mayer
Directed by E.W. Swackhamer
Guest Cast:
Philip Ahn
Frances Fong

1.10 [--] Anna and The King: SERENA
TCF prod. no. J212
26Nov72 CBS Sun 
Written by Lester & Tina Pine
Directed by Jeff Corey
Guest Cast:
Rosalind Chao ......... Princess Serena

[--] 03Dec72 - no details

1.11 [--] Anna and The King: MARRIAGE OF PRINCE CHULA
TCF prod. no. J204
10Dec72 CBS Sun 
Written by Bill Idelson & Harvey Miller
Directed by William Wiard
Guest Cast:
Khigh Dhiegh (Wo Fat in Hawaii Five-0)

1.12 [--] Anna and The King: THE KING AND THE EGG
TCF prod. no. J210
17Dec72 CBS Sun
Written by Austin & Irma Kalish
Directed by Terry Becker
Guest Cast:
Mako

[--] 24Dec72 - preempted for Christmas Specials (to be verified)

1.13 [--] Anna and The King: LOUIS'S LOVE (final episode)
TCF prod. no. J213
31Dec72 CBS Sun (to be verified)
Written by Jim Fritzell
Directed by Gerald Mayer

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