CTVA US Comedy - "Blansky's Beauties" (Paramount/ABC )(1977) starring Nancy Walker

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Blansky's Beauties (1977)
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BLANSKY'S BEAUTIES
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Paramount Television
for
ABC
Executive Producers Garry K. Marshall, Edward K. Milkis, Thomas L. Miller
Created by Garry K. Marshall, Bob Brunner, Arthur Silver

US Comedy series 1977 13 episodes x 30 min color
12Feb77-27Jun77
Starring:
Nancy Walker ....... Nancy Blansky
Scott Baio ......... Anthony DeLuca
*
Eddie Mekka ........ Joey DeLuca
Caren Kaye ......... Bambi Benton
Lynda Goodfriend ... Ethel 'Sunshine' Akalino
Shirley Kirkes ..... Gladys 'Cochise' Littlefeather
Taaffe O'Connell ... Hillary S. Prentiss
Bond Gideon ........ Lovely Carson
Gerri Reddick ...... Jackie Outlaw
Antoinette Yuskis .. Sylvia Silver
Jill Owens ......... Misty Karamazov
Elaine Bolton ...... Bridget Muldoon
George Pentecost ... Horace 'Stubbs' Wilmington
Johnny Desmond ..... Emilio
Rhonda Bates ....... Arkansas
Pat Morita ......... Arnold
also
Black Jack the Great Dane

Premise:
Nancy Walker plays Nancy Blansky, the manager of a troupe of Las Vegas
Showgirls. Spin-off of "
Happy Days"
Nancy's catch-phrase in this show was, "Put a Sock in it".

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ABC Saturdays

[01] Blansky's Beauties: BLANSKY'S BIKING BEAUTY
Prod. no. 60881-001
12Feb1977 ABC Sat
Written by Warren S. Murray
Directed by Garry Marshall
Guest cast:
Roz Kelly ......... Pinky Tuscadero
Rhonda Bates ...... Arkansas
Synopsis:
Pressed by hotel bigwigs to boost business, Nancy hires Pinky Tuscadero
to do her motorcycle act. [RF]

[02] Blansky's Beauties: BLANSKY FOR THE DEFENSE
Prod. no. 60881-003
19Feb1977 ABC Sat
Written by Marc Sotkin, Judy Ervin & Chris Thompson
Directed by Jerry Paris
Guest cast:
Linda Henning ..... Miss Lawler
Lew Horn .......... Murray
Jane Dulo ......... Judge
Synopsis:
A social worker declares that Nancy's showbiz home is unfit for her nephew. [RF]

[03] Blansky's Beauties: NANCY'S COVER-UP
Prod. no. 60881-002
26Feb1977 ABC Sat
Written by Robert Keats & Steve Zacharias
Directed by Jerry Paris
Guest cast:
Elaine Bolton ..... Bridget
Rhonda Bates ...... Arkansas
Synopsis:
Nancy threatens to quit over the management's insistence that the girls do a topless act. [RF]

[04] Blansky's Beauties: NANCY'S MAGIC MOMENT
Prod. no. 60881-004
12Mar1977 ABC Sat
Written by David Ketchum & Tony DiMarco
Directed by Jerry Paris
Guest cast:
Herb Edelman ...... Sindu
Sandy Freeman ..... Maria
Synopsis:
Nancy plays sleuth to find out who's stealing the girls' valuables. [RF]

[05] Blansky's Beauties: NANCY GOES SHEIK
Prod. no. 60881-006
19Mar1977 ABC Sat
Written by Arnold Kane
Directed by Jerry Paris
Guest cast:
Ross Martin ....... Sheik Ben-Ali
Fred Fox Jr. ...... Marvin
H.B. Haggerty ..... Abdullah
Jill Owens ........ Misty
Lynda Goodfriend .. Ethel (Sunshine)
Synopsis:
Nancy's head over heels for a sheik, but Bambi wants to terminate their relationship. [RF]

[06] Blansky's Beauties: ANTHONY FALLS IN LOVE
Prod. no. 60881-005
26Mar1977 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Richard Stahl ..... Everett
Jack Perkins ...... Charlie
H.B. Haggerty ..... Melvin
Synopsis:
Anthony runs away after Bambi rejects his marriage proposal. [RF]

[07] Blansky's Beauties: NANCY MEETS FRANCIE
Prod. no. 60881-007
02Apr1977 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Doris Roberts ..... Francie
Synopsis:
Sunshine is visited by her prim mother who thought her daughter was a ballerina. [RF]

[08] Blansky's Beauties: NANCY REMEMBERS LAVERNE
Prod. no. 60881-008
09Apr1977 ABC Sat
Written by Roger Garrett
Directed by Jerry Paris
Guest cast:
Penny Marshall .... Laverne DeFazio
Phil Foster ....... Frank
Lenny Schultz ..... Mr. Gaffney
Fred Fox Jr. ...... Marvin
Synopsis:
In a flashback episode, a talent hunt brings Nancy and Laverne together in Milwaukee. [RF]

[09] Blansky's Beauties: NANCY MEETS PA BATES
Prod. no. 60881-009
16Apr1977 ABC Sat
Written by Joe Glauberg
Directed by Jerry Paris
Guest cast:
David Huddleston .. Pa Bates
Warren Berlinger .. Big Leroy
Arthur Batanides .. Ritchie
Rhonda Bates ...... Arkansas
Synopsis:
Arkansas's father visits Vegas, only to gamble away all his money and hers. [RF]

[10] Blansky's Beauties: MY NEPHEW'S DEBUT
Prod. no. 60881-010
30Apr1977 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Howard Morris ..... Cactus Phil
Antoinette Yuskis.. Sylvia
Shirley Kirkes .... Cochise
Rhonda Bates ...... Arkansas
Lynda Goodfriend .. Susnshine
Synopsis:
En route to Joey's debut stage performance, Nancy is marooned at a gas station. [RF]

[11] Blansky's Beauties: DEAR NANCY ...
Prod. no. 60881-012
21May1977 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Frank Aletter ..... John
Dena Dietrich ..... Katherine
Synopsis:
A young man incurs his parents' disfavor by proposing to Bambi. [RF]

[12] Blansky's Beauties: TO NANCY WITH LOVE
Prod. no. 60881-011
06Jun1977 ABC Mon
Written by Warren S. Murray
Directed by Alan Rafkin
Guest cast:
Jason Wingreen .... Mr. Chellino
Synopsis:
Nancy, bored by her new job, longs for the old gang. [RF]

[13] Blansky's Beauties: NANCY BREAKS A LEG (final episode)
Prod. no. 60881-013
27Jun1977 ABC Mon
Guest cast:
Cathryn Damon ..... Rose
Howard Hesseman ... Dr. Berg
Conchata Ferrell .. Nurse Gibbons
Synopsis:
Nancy breaks her leg and ends up sharing a hospital room with a psychiatric case. [RF]

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