CTVA US Comedy - "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" (MGM/ABC) Season 3 (1971-72)

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Starring Bill Bixby as Tom Corbett
Season 3 (ABC) (1971-72)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Robert Leszczak
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


  
###### The Courtship of Eddie's Father #######
############## season 3 1971-72 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
ABC Wednesdays 8:30 PM Eastern
23 episodes

3.01 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: MY SON, THE ARTIST
15-Sep-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Don Weis
Guest cast:
Patti Cohoon ........ Gretchen
Angus Duncan ........ Mr. Buckner

3.02 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE CANDIDATE
22-Sep-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Alan J. Levitt
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast:
Virginia Hawkins..... Mrs. Kensington
Allen Joseph......... Mr. Wertz
Kirk Mee ............ Mr. Taggart

3.03 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: GETTING BACK ON THE HORSE
29-Sep-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Bob Rodgers
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Richard X. Slatery... Robbie MacDonald

3.04 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: TELL IT LIKE I'M TELLING YOU IT IS
Prod. no. 3508
06-Oct-1971 ABC Wed (rerun 12Apr72)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast:
Frank Corsentino .... Marvin Flair
Alan Oppenheimer .... Sy Freeman
Lou Jacobi .......... Mr. Hausman

3.05 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: A VERY DIFFERENT DRUMMER
Prod. no. 3505
13-Oct-1971 ABC Wed (rerun 15Mar72)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Ned York ............ Alex
Synopsis:
How do you convince a lovable kook that it's OK to be kooky? Tom and
Eddie are enduring Norman's leaky water bed and exotic food to erase his doubts. [RF]

3.06 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE BICYCLE THEFT
20-Oct-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Martin Ragaway
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast:
Bruce Kirby ......... Officer Gifford

3.07 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: TWO'S COMPANY
27-Oct-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Shirley Gordon
Directed by Bill Bixby
Guest cast:
Madlyn Rhue ......... Dolores
Ronny Graham ........ Buzz

3.08 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Prod. no. 3511
03-Nov-1971 ABC Wed (rerun 10May72)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Bill Bixby
Guest cast:
Ned York ............ Alex

3.09 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: OR ELSE
10-Nov-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Herbert F. Solow

3.10 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THY NEIGHBOR LOVES THEE
Prod. no. 3512
17-Nov-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Anne Meara .......... Bunny
Jerry Stiller ....... Paul
Allan Drake ......... Prescott

3.11 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: A LITTLE RED
Prod. no. 3516
01-Dec-1971 ABC Wed (rerun 24May72)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by James Komack
Guest cast:
Carol Lawrence ...... Irena Kosnova

3.12 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: A BRAVE AT NATCHANOOMI
Prod. no. 3517
08-Dec-1971 ABC Wed (rerun 26Apr72)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Bill Bixby
Guest cast:
Brett Swanson ....... Herman
Vic Tayback ......... Bernie
R.J. O'Hara ......... Herman's father

3.13 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE BLARNEY STONE GIRL
15-Dec-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Joanna Lee
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Sally Struthers ..... Katie O'Hara

3.14 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: PRINCE CHARMING
Prod. no. 3518
29-Dec-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast:
Aldine King ......... Mrs. Pick
James Cole .......... Max
Mitchell Sakamoto ... Frank
Heather Harrison .... Sandra
Gabie Grammer ....... Elsie
Linda Marie ......... Debbie
Joey Douglas ........ Paul
Geoffrey Thorpe ..... Harold

3.15 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE CHOICE
Prod. no. 3521
05-Jan-1972 ABC Wed (rerun 14Jun72)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast:
Trisha Noble ........ Dr. Liz Park
Carmelita Mann ...... Mrs. Cherry

3.16 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE KARATE STORY [verified - RL/RF]
Prod. no. 3515
12-Jan-1972 ABC Wed
Written by Martin A. Ragaway
Directed by Bill Bixby
Guest Cast:
Hal Baylor .......... Mr. O'Brien
Willie Aames ........ Harold
Joey Douglas ........ Jay
James Cole .......... Max
Mitchell Sakamoto ... Frank
Bill Ryusaki ..... Karate Instructor
And:
Ed Parker ........... Himself
Synopsis:
For the purposes of self-defense, Tom (Bill Bixby) enrolls young Eddie in a karate
class. The idea backfires when Eddie's karate threatens the school bully named
Harold, and Eddie comes home with a black eye. [RL]

3.17 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: A VERY YOUNG MAN WIT HA HORN
Prod. no. 3520
19-Jan-1972 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast:
Eve McVeagh ......... Mrs. Karn
Laurence Delaney .... Mr. Lindley
Alan Drake .......... Mr. Prescott
Alan Oppenheimer .... Sy Freeman
Ivor Barry .......... Major Pritchett

3.18 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE INVESTORS
Prod. no. 3514
26-Jan-1972 ABC Wed (rerun 31May72)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Bill Bixby
Guest cast:
Hal Cooper .......... Gus
Jarene Forsyth ...... Herself
Marta Salcido ....... Hostess
Synopsis:
Will it be a gusher or a dry hole? One thing for sure: it's an oil well
that has investors Tom and Norman going nuts with worry. [RF]

3.19 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: IT'S ALL WRITE WITH ME
Prod. no. 3513
02-Feb-1972 ABC Fri
Written by Alan J. Levitt
Directed by Gary Nelson
Guest cast:
Pat Harrington Jr. ... Peter Stowe
Synopsis:
Tom's interest in creative writing is creating feelings of guilt about neglecting Eddie. [RF]

3.20 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIEND
Prod. no. 3519
09-Feb-1972 ABC Wed (rerun 19Apr72)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast:
Sammy Davis Jr. ..... Rodney
Synopsis:
Norman's timidly cautious friend Rodney, an insurance salesman whose
inane safeguards are making his visit a catastrophe. [RF]

3.21 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
Prod. no. 3522
16-Feb-1972 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Bill Bixby
Guest star:
Lou Cutell .......... Samson
William Lanteau ..... Vincent Pryor

3.22 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: TIME FOR A CHANGE
Prod. no. 3523
23-Feb-1972 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Bill Bixby
Guest cast:
Willie Aames ........ Harold
Barbara Cason ....... Irma Handily
Michael Link ........ Bruce
Michael Morgan ...... Steve

3.23 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: WE LOVE ANNIE (final episode)
Prod. no. 3510
01-Mar-1972 ABC Wed
Written by James Komack
Directed by James Komack
Guest cast:
Anne Meara .......... Annie
Jerry Stiller ....... Mr. Landon
Yvonne Wilder ....... Kathy
Synopsis:
Chaos breaks loose when Tom hires an answering service, but ends up
with a Jill-of-all-trades who sets up shop in his apartment. [RF]

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Reruns
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15Mar72 ABC Wed - Rerun of #3.05 A Very Different Drummer (first aired 13Oct71)
22Mar12 - no details
29Mar12 - no details
05Apr72 - no details
12Apr72 - Rerun of #3.04 Tell It Like I'm Telling You It Is (first aired 06Oct71)
19Apr72 - Rerun of #3.20 A Little Help From My Friend (first aired 9Feb72)
26Apr72 - Rerun of #3.12 A Brave at Natchanoomi (first aired 08Dec71)
03May72 - no details
10May72 - Rerun of #3.08 Happy Birthday to You (first aired 03Nov71)
17May72 - no details
24May72 - Rerun of #3.11 A Little Red (first aired 01Dec71)
31May72 - Rerun of #3.18 The Investors (first aired 26Jan72)
07Jun72 - no details
14Jun72 - Rerun of #3.15 The Choice (first aired 05Jan72)

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