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Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1973)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)

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BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE
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Frankovich Enterprises, Inc. (M.J. Frankovich)
in association with
Screen Gems, a division of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

for
ABC (Wednesdays 8:00pm EST)
Produced by Jim Henerson (series)
Produced by Larry Rosen (pilot)

Based upon the 1969 motion picture of the same name,
story and screenplay by Paul Mazursky & Larry Tucker

US Comedy series 1973 12 episodes (5 unaired) x 30 min color
26Sep73-7Nov73
starring
Robert Urich as Bob Sanders (in the film - Robert Culp)
Anne Archer as Carol Sanders (in the film - Natalie Wood)
David Spielberg as Ted Henderson (in the film - Elliot Gould)
Anita Gillette as Alice Henderson (in the film - Dyan Cannon)
with
Brad Savage as Sean Sanders
Jodie Foster as Elizabeth Henderson

Premise:
Two families, the Sanders, a young progressive couple and the Hendersons,
their neighbors, an older, conservative couple.

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ABC Wednesdays 8:OOpm Eastern

1.01 [--] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: CAN I HELP IT IF SHE'S CRAZY ABOUT ME?
26Sep73 ABC Wed
produced by Jim Henerson
written by David G. Lloyd
directed by Rick Edelstein
Synopsis:
Next-door neighbors, best friends - but boy are they different. A with-it pair
in their late 20's and a staid duo in their mid 30's. [RF]

1.02 [--] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: ALICE'S WILD OUT
03Oct73 ABC Wed
produced by Jim Henerson
written by Bernie Kahn
directed by Rick Edelstein
Synopsis:
What happens when a husband learns that he wasn't his wife's first lover?
Find out as Ted and Alice contend with her mind-blowing confession about her old flame. [RF]

1.03 [--] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE
(pilot episode - shown as no. 3)
10Oct73 ABC Wed
produced by Larry Rosen
written by Larry Tucker
directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Henry Jones ......... Jack
Mabel Albertson ..... Lois
Bill Walker ......... Skycap
Synopsis:
What's a little nudity among friends? A big issue in this series pilot,
as Bob and Carol return from a sensitivity session - dying to swim
naked with Ted and Alice. [RF]

1.04 [--] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: I'M NOT JEALOUS, ONLY CURIOUS
17Oct73 ABC Wed
produced by Jim Henerson
written by Jim Henerson
directed by Rick Edelstein
Guest cast:
Karen Jensen ........ Adele
Synopsis:
A comical test of marital trust. Bob is working with a notoriously swinging
actress, and Carol is having trouble being blase. [RF]

1.05 [--] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: OPEN MARRIAGE/CLOSED MIND
24Oct73 ABC Wed
produced by Jim Henerson
directed by Rick Edelstein
written by David Lloyd
Guest cast:
Harvey Jason ......... Gus
Sarah Kennedy ........ Beryl
Synopsis:
Ted and Alice are the conservative ones, but even Bob and Carol are
having a hard time accepting bigamy. Some old friends have just told
them they're expecting an addition to the family - another wife! [RF]

1.06 [--] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: NOBODY WANTS TO TALK ABOUT IT
31Oct73 ABC Wed
produced by Jim Henerson
written by Rick Mittleman
directed by Rick Edelstein
Guest cast:
Jodie Foster ......... Elizabeth Henderson
Bradley Savage ....... Sean Sanders
Synopsis:
Conservative Alice is appalled when Bob and Carol appoint her and Ted
as their son's guardians. How will she get out of reciprocating and
leaving her daughter to the progressive duo? [RF]

1.07 [--] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: THE BARE TRUTH HURTS
07Nov73 ABC Wed
produced by Jim Henerson
written by Gene Thompson
directed by Rick Edelstein
Guest cast:
Jill Jaress .......... Eunice
Richard Schaal ....... Wendell
Synopsis:
Friendship is on the rocks after Bob films Ted and Alice having a fight.
The reel has accidentally been shown to a room full of people. [RF]

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The remaining 5 episodes Unaired on Network (to be verified)
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[08] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: SUCH GOOD FRIENDS
copyright date 19Nov73
produced by Jim Henerson
written by Karyl Geld
directed by Rick Edelstein

[09] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: WALK A MILE IN MY CLOGS
copyright date 26Nov73
produced by Jim Henerson
written by Ron Friedman
directed by Rick Edelstein

[10] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: DOUBLE, DOUBLE, DOYLE & TROUBLE
copyright date 3Dec73
produced by Jim Henerson
written by David Lloyd
directed by Rick Edelstein

[11] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: INADMISSABLE EVIDENCE
copyright date 10Dec73
produced by Jim Henerson
directed by Rick Edelstein
Written by George Atkins

[12] Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: MY BUTCHER IS A THIEF (final episode)
copyright date 17Dec73
produced by Jim Henerson
written by James Ritz & Michael Weinberge
directed by Rick Edelstein


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