CTVA US Comedy - "The Doris Day Show" (CBS) Season 1 (1968-69)

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Starring Doris Day with Denver Pyle
Season 1 (CBS) (1968-69)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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 The Doris Day Show (Season 1): Opening Credits
CBS Tuesdays 9:30 pm Eastern
Format One (1968-1969) (season 1)
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After spending most of her life in big cities, widow Doris Martin decides to move back to the family ranch.
Widowed mother of two boys living on a country farm with her father and a dog. Dissatisfied with the congestion
of the big city, Doris Martin, widow and mother of two children, relinquishes her career as a singer and returns
to her father's ranch in Mill Valley, California. Stories depict her attempts to raise her children, Billy and Toby,
and her involvement in local community affairs.

1.01 [--] The Doris Day Show: DINNER FOR MOM [verified -RF]
Arwin Prod. #8504
24-Sep-1968 CBS Tue
Produced by Richard Dorso & Bob Sweeney
Written by Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest cast:
Norman Alden ....... The Road House Manager
Leonard Stone ...... The Waiter
Synopsis:
Toby and Billy take Doris out to dinner for her birthday with money
they've earned, but aren't prepared for the size of the check.

1.02 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE UNIFORM [verified -RF]
Arwin Prod. #8511
01-Oct-1968 CBS Tue
Produced by Richard Dorso & Bob Sweeney
Written by Sid Morse
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Guest cast:
Woodrow Parfrey .... Maxwell Digby
Scott Crawford ..... Ben
Synopsis:
Envious of Billy's Little League uniform, Toby announces that he has a uniform
as well, referring to a choir robe, despite the fact that try-outs for the choir haven't yet taken place.

1.03 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE FRIEND [verified -RF]
Arwin Prod. #8505
08-Oct-1968 CBS Tue
Produced by Richard Dorso & Bob Sweeney
Written by E. Duke Vincent & Bruce Johnson
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest cast:
R.G. Armstrong ..... Henry R. Pritchart
Woodrow Parfrey .... Maxwell Digby
Peggy Rea .......... Grace Henley
George Morgan ...... Brig Mitchell
Lisa Gerritsen ..... Jackie Clements
Raymond Kark ....... Harvey Miller
Cheri Grant ........ Patty
Synopsis:
Doris Martin is enlisted by the school committee to ask for the help
of businessman Pritchard to supply milk to the children at school ... for free. [RF]
 
1.04 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE MATCHMAKERS
22-Oct-1968 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
Noam Pitlik ........ Ubbie Puckum
Carl Byrd .......... Dan Case
Frank Maxwell ...... Sheriff Ben Anders
Synopsis:
Thanks to matchmaking sons, Doris is beset with an insufferable suitor
- Deputy Sheriff Puckum, who fancies himself the town swinger.

1.05 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE SONGWRITER
29-Oct-1968 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Jerry Hausner ...... Mailman
Synopsis:
Leroy has high hopes of becoming a famed country composer when a publisher accepts his song "Weeds in the Garden
of My Heart." But the hired hand has paid $50 for the big break, and Doris fears he's the victim of a racket..

1.06 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE ANTIQUE
12-Nov-1968 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Estelle Winwood ..... Gertrude
Maudie Prickett ..... Bertie

 1.07 [--] The Doris Day Show: LEROY B. SIMPSON [verified -RF]
Arwin Prod. #8503
19-Nov-1968 CBS Tue
Produced by Richard Dorso & Bob Sweeney
Written by Sidney Morse
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest cast:
no guests
Synopsis 1:
A flashback recalls how Leroy became hired as the Martin family’s farm
handyman with the help of Billy and Toby. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
In the story that introduces Leroy to the cast, he is found hiding in the pumphouse and being fed by the boys,
though Buck is sure that he's just a chicken-stealing tramp.

1.08 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE BLACK EYE
26-Nov-1968 CBS Tue
Written by Ray Singer
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest cast:
Lisa Gerritsen ...... Jackie Clements
Woodrow Parfrey ..... Mr. Digby
Synopsis:
When Billy comes home from school with two black eyes and admits that he didn't fight back, Buck is convinced that
the boy is a coward.

1.09 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE LIBRARIAN
03-Dec-1968 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Kelly Jean Peters ... Winifred Proxmire
Ryan MacDonald ...... Dr. Travis Peabody
Keith Taylor ........ Carl

1.10 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE CAMPING TRIP
10-Dec-1968 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Henry Corden ........ Joe Whitecloud
Synopsis:
The Martin boys excitedly prepare for their first camping trip with Grandpa Buck and his old friend Joe Whitecloud
- an excursion soon threatened by a brewing feud between the veteran outdoorsmen.

1.11 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE JOB
17-Dec-1968 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Linda Watkins ....... Maggie

1.12 [--] The Doris Day Show: BUCK'S GIRL
24-Dec-1968 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Walter Sande ........ Doc Carpenter
Kay Stewart ......... Verna McIntosh
Paul Barselou ....... Barber

 1.13 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE RELATIVES [verified -RF]
Arwin Prod. #8541
31-Dec-1968 CBS Tue (rerun 06May69)
Produced by Richard Dorso & Bob Sweeney
Written by Bruce Howard
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Alan Sues .......... Edgar Simpson
Dennis Fimple ...... Herman Simpson
Robert Easton ...... Albert Simpson
J.P. Cranshaw ...... Ernie
Bard Stevens ....... Ben
Synopsis:
Doris and Juanita are set to redecorate when they are surprised by Leroy's cousins. [RF]

1.14 [--] The Doris Day Show: LOVE A DUCK
07-Jan-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Strother Martin ...... Tyrone Lovey
Synopsis:
With Buck and the boys in bed with colds, Doris assumes the task of
trapping Tyrone Lovey, a longtime troublemaker who's suspected of poaching on the ranch.

[--] 14-Jan-1969 rescheduled to the following week.

1.15 [--] The Doris Day Show: LET THEM OUT OF THE NEST
21-Jan-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Robert Graham ........ Arthur Nader
Barbara Pepper ....... Woman
Raymond Kark ......... Police Officer

1.16 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE CLOCK
28-Jan-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Strother Martin ...... Tyrone Lovey
Peggy Rea ............ Grace
Synopsis:
Doris faces sleepless nights and sluggish days, thanks to an infernal
chiming antique clock given to her by Leroy. Problem: how to get rid of
the noisemaker without hurting the handyman's feelings.

1.17 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE BUDDY
04-Feb-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Mary Wickes .......... Emma Flood

1.18 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE FLYBOY
11-Feb-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Frank Aletter ........ Colonel Carson

1.19 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE TOURNAMENT
18-Feb-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Walter Sande ......... Doc Carpenter

1.20 [--] The Doris Day Show: LOVE THY NEIGHBOR
04-Mar-1969 CBS Tue

1.21 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE CON MAN
11-Mar-1969 CBS Tue
written by Si Rose
directed by Bruce Bilson
director of photography Richard L. Rawlings
Guest cast:
Joseph Campanella
James Millhollin
Peter Brocco
Madge Blake
Bard Stevens
Kay Stewart
Evelyn King
Dodie Warren
Synopsis:
Bubbling with enthusiasm, Doris spearheads a drive for civic
improvements, and falls for a flimflamming scheme to build a community center.

1.22 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE MUSICAL
18-Mar-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Ray Teal .......... Elkstrom
Gary Dubin ........ Freddie
Michele Tobin ..... Gloria

1.23 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE BABY SITTER
25-Mar-1969 CBS Tue

1.24 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE STILL
01-Apr-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Jesslyn Fax ........ Lydia McGlinsey
Florence Lake ...... Adelaide McGlinsey
Barney Phillips .... Sheriff
Jeff De Benning .... Agent Bronson
Tom Falk ........... Agent Willoughby

1.25 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE GIFT
08-Apr-1969 CBS Tue
written by Arthur Alsberg & Don Nelson
directed by Harry Falk
Synopsis:
Delicate deception is called for as Doris and the boys try to decide on
a practical gift for Leroy. What does he really need and how can they
find out--without tipping their hand?

1.26 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE TIGER
15-Apr-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Barney Phillips ..... Sheriff

1.27 [--] The Doris Day Show: THE DATE
22-Apr-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Joe De Santis ....... Frank Gorian
Synopsis:
A budding romance between housekeeper Juanita and a local merchant is
turning into a four-sided entanglement - thanks to continual meddling by
Doris and Buck.

1.28 [--] The Doris Day Show:
THE FIVE DOLLAR BILL
29-Apr-1969 CBS Tue
Guest cast:
Shirley Mitchell .... Mrs. Loomis
Stuart Lee .......... Alfred
Synopsis:
Doris and the entire family face a painful problem: a neighbor lady has
accused young Billy of taking five dollars from her wallet.

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