CTVA US Comedy - "Arnie" (TCF/CBS) (1970-72) starring Herschel Bernardi  & Sue Ane Langdon

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Arnie (1970-72)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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Rina Fox,  Charnetha Kimbrough
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ARNIE
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Twentieth Century-Fox Television
for
CBS (Saturdays 9:00 PM EST)(season 1)(1970-71)
CBS (Mondays 10:30 PM EST)(season 2)(1971-72)
Created by David Swift
Produced by Rick Mittleman (season 1)
Produced by Duke Vincent and Bruce Johnson (season 2)
US Comedy series   1970-72   48 episodes x 30 min color
Starring
Herschel Bernardi as Arnie Nuvo
Sue Ane Langdon as Lillian Nuvo
Roger Bowen as Hamilton Majors, Jr
Elaine Shore as Felicia Farfiss
Herb Voland as Neil Ogilvie
Del Russel as Richard Nuvo
Stephanie Steele as Andrea Nuvo
Tom Pedi as Julius
Olan Soule as Fred Springer
Charles Nelson Reilly as Randy Robinson (1971-1972)

This show ran on CBS for two seasons and starred Herschel Bernardi,
Broadway star of "Zorba" and "Fiddler on the Roof". 
Arnie was promoted from his blue collar position to a white collar job.
The humor was based upon the problems that he and his wife had in adjusting
to their new status. A big scene stealer was Randy Robinson, the knock-knock
gourmet, played by Charles Nelson Reilly.
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CBS Saturdays 9:00 PM Eastern
Produced by Rick Mittleman
 
1.1 [--] Arnie: (pilot episode)
TCF prod. no. E-101 (copyright date 19Sep70)
19Sep70 CBS Sat
produced by Robert Jacks
written and directed by David Swift
Synopsis:
This comedy about the sudden status leap of a blue-collar worker features
Herschel Bernardi in the title role, Roger Bowen as his smug, polo-playing
boss and Elaine Shore as his roly-poly secretary. [CK]

1.2 [--] Arnie: AN URGE TO SPLURGE
TCF prod. no. E-106 (copyright date 17Oct70)
26ep70 CBS Sat
Directed by Allen Baron
Guest stars:
Dick Van Patten ............. Walter
David Ketchum ............... Grant
Synopsis:
Arnie's first executive paycheck brings a sinking stomach, thanks to a
premature spending binge. [CK]

1.3 [--] Arnie: CHANGE OF A LIFETIME
TCF prod. no. E-107 (copyright date 3Oct70)
03Oct70 CBS Sat
Directed by Jay Sandrich
Guest Cast:
Jimmy Scruggs ....... Duke
Ron Masak ........... Gabe
Synopsis:
New executive Arnie kindles resentment among his old blue-collar buddies. [CK]

1.4 [--] Arnie: WIFE vs. SECRETARY
TCF prod. no. E-104 (copyright date 4Nov70)
10Oct70 CBS Sat
Directed by Allen Baron
Guest stars:
Allison McKay .......... Frances
Angel Tompkins ......... Gabrielle
Synopsis:
Arnie's bragging about his secretary nets him a jealous wife. [CK]

1.5 [--] Arnie: THE FRIENDSHIP GAP
TCF prod. no. E-105 (copyright date 10Oct70)
17Oct70 CBS Sat
Directed by Allen Baron
Guest stars:
Allan Melvin ........... Moe
Jimmy Scruggs .......... Duke
Synopsis:
Arnie chooses his replacement as loading foreman - from among his old buddies. [CK]

1.6 [--] Arnie: SWINGING SIXTIES
TCF prod. no. E-108 (copyright date 12Oct70)
24Oct70 CBS Sat
directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest cast:
Jack Albertson ..... Charlie Robinson
Mabel Albertson .... Mrs. Robinson
Synopsis:
Arnie is reluctant to tell a healthy vigorous 65 year old that his
retirement is now compulsory. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Arnie helps an elderly couple face compulsory retirement. [CK]

1.7 [--] Arnie: TROUBLE IN THE AIR
TCF prod. no. E-110 (copyright date 16Nov70)
31Oct70 CBS Sat
Directed by Gary Nelson
Guest star:
Allison McKay .......... Frances
Synopsis:
Lil heads a picket line to fight pollution - at Arnie's company. [CK]

1.8 [--] Arnie: HAIR TODAY, GONE TOMORROW
TCF prod. no. E-102 (copyright date 26Oct70)
07Nov70 CBS Sat
Directed by Don Richardson
Synopsis:
Arnie's been ordered to shave off his mustache.

1.9 [--] Arnie: WHY SPY?
TCF prod. no. E-113 (copyright date 30Oct70)
14Nov70 CBS Sat
Directed by Don Richardson
Synopsis 1:
Arnie is demoted to floor sweeper, suffering the pity of all
because of what he can't reveal: it's a hush-hush ruse cooked
up by his boss to catch an industrial saboteur. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Arnie becomes involved in industrial espionage. [CK]

1.10 [--] Arnie: FOR WHOM THE WHISTLE BLOWS
TCF prod. no. E-112 (copyright date 6Nov70)
21Nov70 CBS Sat
Directed by Don Richardson
Synopis:
Boss Majors' latest pet project: on-the-job exercising for his executives. [CK]

1.11 [--] Arnie: ONE STRIKE AND YOU'RE OUT
TCF prod. no. E-111 (copyright date 14Oct70)
28Nov70 CBS Sat
Directed by Gary Nelson
Guest Cast:
Cliff Norton ......... Martin
Synopsis:
Arnie has no heart for the task at hand: negotiating a new union contract with
his loading dock buddies. The new executive is still a union man. [CK]

1.12 [--] Arnie: SELL MATES
TCF prod. no. E-103 (copyright date 29Oct70)
05Dec70 CBS Sat
Directed by Don Richardson
Guest Star:
Richard X. Slattery ......... Colonel
Synopsis:
A swank San Francisco hotel sets the scene for Arnie's first major sales meeting. [CK]

1.13 [--] Arnie: LET THEM EAT COOKIES
TCF prod. no E-109 (copyright date 20Nov70)
12Dec70 CBS Sat (rerun 07Aug71)
directed by Gary Nelson
Guest cast:
Pat Carroll ...... Saleswoman
Synopsis 1:
Arnie sweats out the matter of a Christmas gift for his boss: family
tradition (homemade cookies) is clashing with office protocol
(nothing under $100). [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Office protocol calls for Christmas gifts worth $100; the Nuvos
are giving homemade cookies. [CK]

1.14 [--] Arnie: TO BUY OR NOT TO BUY?
TCF prod. no. E-114 (copyright date 3Dec70)
19Jan70 CBS Sat
Directed by Don Richardson
Guest stars:
Jackie Joseph ............ Mrs. Chester
Walter Brooke ............ Maxwell
Gino Conforti ............ Mr. Chester
M. Emmet Walsh ........... Cliff
Edwina Gough ............. Rita
Synopsis:
Boss Majors has a new housing development, and the Nuvos feel pressure to buy a home. [CK]

1.15 [--] Arnie: SECOND HONEYMOON
TCF prod. no. E-115 (copyright date 15Dec70)
02Jan71 CBS
Directed by Alan Rafkin
Synopsis:
A second honeymoon in Palm Springs finds the Nuvos overwhelmed, overdressed,
outpriced, and miserable. [CK]

1.16 [--] Arnie: YOU CAN'T LOSE FOR WINNING
TCF prod. no. E-116 (copyright date 20Dec70)
09Jan71 CBS Sat
Directed by Coby Ruskin
Synopsis:
Lady Luck visits Arnie in a poker game - the big loser is his boss
Majors [CK]

1.17 [--] Arnie: HELLO, HOLLY
TCF prod. no. E-117 (copyright date 7Jan71)
16Jan71 CBS Sat (Rerun 19Jun1971 CBS Sat)
Directed by Allen Baron
Guest cast:
Bob Cummings ........ Hollingsworth
Irwin Charone ....... Peterson
Synopsis:
Hollingsworth, the executive Arnie replaced, is back in town, and
it's rumored he wants his old job back. [RF]

1.18 [--] Arnie: FATHER MEETS DAUGHTER
TCF prod. no. E-118 (copyright date 13Jan71)
23Jan71 CBS Sat
Directed by Don Richardson
Guest star:
Allan Hunt ............ Bobby
Synopsis:
Arnie tries to pay more attention to Andrea. [CK]

1.19 [--] Arnie: STAND UP FOR JULIUS
TCF prod. no. E-120 (copyright date 21Jan71)
30Jan71 CBS Sat
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Guest Cast:
Vanessa Brown ......... Shirley
Synopsis:
Arnie must be in Nassau on the same day the Nuvos have planned a
second wedding for Julius and his wife. [CK]

1.20 [--] Arnie: CITIZEN PAIN
TCF prod. no. E-119 (copyright date 21Jan71)
06Feb71 CBS Sat
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest stars:
Allan Hunt ............ Bobby
Frank Maxwell ......... Dr. Burns
Synopsis:
Arnie gets symptoms of an ulcer on the eve of his bowling league semifinals.
Director: Bruce Bilson [CK]

1.21 [--] Arnie: FEUD FOR THOUGHT
TCF prod. no. E-122 (copyright date 2Feb71)
13Feb71 CBS Sat
Directed by Jay Sandrich
Guest Star:
Ricky Kelman ........... Glen
Synopsis:
Arnie's involved in an office feud. [CK]

1.22 [--] Arnie: STRANGENESS IN THE NIGHT
TCF prod. no. E-121 (copyright date 9Feb71)
20Feb71 CBS Sat
Directed by Russ Mayberry
Synopsis:
Arnie's furtive behavior causes suspicion at the office. [CK]

1.23 [--] Arnie: MY SISTER'S KEEPER
TCF prod. no. E-123 (copyright date 19Feb71)
27Feb71 CBS Sat
Directed by John Erman
Guest star:
Carol Arthur ............ Christina
Dom DeLuise ............. Himself
Synopsis:
Arnie canvasses the company to find dates for his attractive sister. [CK]

1.24 [--] Arnie: NO HARMONY IN TRYING
TCF prod. no. E-124 (copyright date 19Feb71)
06Mar71 CBS Sat
directed by Richard Kinon.
Guest star:
Dick Whittington ............. Emcee
Synopsis:
An audition for the fourth voice in the company's all-male quartet produces
a winner who's a surprise to all. [CK]

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CBS Mondays 10:30 PM Eastern
Produced by Duke Vincent and Bruce Johnson

2.1 [25] Arnie: NUVO RICHE
TCF prod. no. F-302 (copyright date 7Sep71)
13Sep71 CBS
directed by Don Richardson

2.2 [26] Arnie: WELL, THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD
TCF prod. no. F-303 (copyright date 14Sep71)
20Sep71 CBS Mon
directed by Don Richardson

2.3 [27] Arnie: HONEY, I'M SORRY, BUT...
TCF prod. no. F-301 (copyright date 13Sep71)
27Sep71 CBS Mon
directed by David Swift

2.4 [28] Arnie: THE MAID
TCF prod. no. F-307 (copyright date 29Sep71)
04Oct71 CBS Mon
directed by Bruce Bilson

2.5 [29] Arnie: WELCOME TO THE CLUB
TCF prod. no. F 309 (copyright date 12Oct71)
18Oct71 CBS Mon
directed by Bruce Bilson

2.6 [30] Arnie: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING BLEW
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blew
TCF prod. no. F-304 (copyright date 22Sep71)
25Oct71 CBS Mon
directed by Allen Baron

2.7 [31] Arnie: A POEM FROM "GUESS WHO"
TCF prod. no. F-308 (copyright date 19Oct71)
01Nov71 CBS Mon
directed by Bruce Bilson

2.8 [32] Arnie: THE RETURN OF "FINGERS" FERGUSON
TCF prod. no. F-310 (copyright date 27Oct71)
08Nov71 CBS Mon
directed by Don Richardson

2.9 [33] Arnie: ET TU, ARNIE
TCF prod. no. F-311 (copyright date 8Nov71)
15Nov71 CBS Mon
directed by Don Richardson

2.10 [34] Arnie: PUSHING PINKY OUT OF THE TREEHOUSE
TCF prod. no. F-306 (copyright date 19Oct71)
22Nov71 CBS Mon
directed by Don Richardson

2.11 [35] Arnie: THIS LAND IS MY LAND
TCF prod. no. F-312 (copyright date 18Nov71)
29Nov71 CBS Mon
directed by Roger Duchowny

2.12 [36] Arnie: LET HAM PUT YOU IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT
TCF prod. no. F-313 (copyright date 30Nov71)
06Dec71 CBS Mon
directed by Roger Duchowny

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Moves from Mondays to Saturdays on CBS
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2.13 [37] Arnie: THE GIFT OF THE MAJORS
TCF prod. no. F-314 (copyright date 2Dec71)
18Dec71 CBS Sat
directed by Don Richardson

2.14 [38] Arnie: BOOM OR BUST
TCF prod. no. F-305 (copyright date 13Oct71)
01Jan72 CBS Sat [CK]
Directed by Allen Baron

2.15 [--] Arnie: THE ONLY WAY TO GO
TCF prod. no. F-315 (copyright date 31Dec71)
08Jan72 CBS Sat
directed by Don Richardson

2.16 [40] Arnie: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO OUR HOUSE?
TCF prod. no. F-316 (copyright date 7Jan72)
15Jan72 CBS Sat
directed by Roger Duchowny

2.17 [41] Arnie: WHAT'S UP DOC?
TCF prod. no. F-317 (copyright date 17Jan72)
22Jan72 CBS Sat
directed by Don Richardson

2.18 [42] Arnie: THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH, AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
TCF prod. no. F-318 (copyright date 21Jan72)
Directed by Roger Duchowny
29Jan72 CBS Sat 8:30 pm Kansas
Guest cast:
Melvin Belli ... Lawyer
Hank Jones ..... Howard Gilmore
Joe Higgins .... Sheriff
Vaughn Taylor .. Judge Wilkins
Francis Weddoe . Clark
Synopsis:
Attorney Melvin Belli as a flamboyant lawyer defending boss Majors,
who's turning a speeding ticket into a Federal case. [RF]

2.19 [43] Arnie: ROOM AT THE TOP
TCF prod. no. F-319 (copyright date 31Jan72)
05Feb72 CBS Sat
directed by Don Richardson
Guest Cast:
Yale Summers .... Dougie Pritchett (imdb)

2.20 [44] Arnie: SURPRIZE, SURPRIZE !
TCF prod. no. F-320 (copyright date 7Feb72)
12Feb72 CBS Sat
directed by Roger Douchowny

2.21 [45] Arnie: UNCLE NIKKO
TCF prod. no. F-321 (copyright date 11Feb72)
19Feb72 CBS Sat
directed by Don Richardson

2.22 [46] Arnie: WILSON TASTES GOOD,  LIKE A CANDIDATE SHOULD
TCF prod. no. F-322 (copyright date 21Feb72)
26Feb72 CBS Sat
directed by Don Appell

2.23 [47] Arnie: NOW YOU TAKE TEDDY ROOSEVELT
TCF prod. no. F-323 (copyright date 28Feb72)
04Mar72 CBS Sat
directed by Don Richardson

2.24 [48] Arnie: STAR TREKKING (final episode)
TCF prod. no. F-324 (copyright date 06Mar72)
11Mar72 CBS Sat
directed by Roger Duchowny
 
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