CTVA US Comedy - "The Girl with Something Extra" (Screen Gems/NBC) (1973-74) starring Sally Field, John Davidson

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The Girl with Something Extra (1973-74)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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THE GIRL WITH SOMETHING EXTRA
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Thornhill Productions (also produced 'Getting Together)
in association with
Screen Gems Television
a division of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.

for
NBC (Fridays 8:30 pm EST)
Produced by Larry Rosen (series) / Produced by Mel Swope (pilot)

US Comedy series 1973-74 22 episodes x 30 min color
starring
Sally Field as Sally Burton
John Davidson as John Burton
Zohra Lampert as Anne
Jack Sheldon as Jerry Burton
Henry Jones as Owen Metcalf
William Windom as Stuart Kline
Stephanie Edwards as Angela
Teri Garr as Amber

Director of Photography: Robert Hoffman (all episodes)
Music: Dave Grusin (all episodes)

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NBC Fridays 8:30 pm Eastern

 1.01 The Girl with Something Extra: SALLY ON MY MIND (pilot episode)
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 1
14Sep73 NBC Fri
Producer, Mel Swope (pilot only)
Written by Bernard Slade
Directed by Bob Claver
Director of photography Fred H. Jackman
Editor Norm Wallerstein
Music Dave Grusin
Casting Executive Renee Valentine
Synopsis:
How to ruin a wedding night--tell your groom that you have ESP and can read
his mind. Thatís Sally Burtonís mistake in this series pilot-opener. [RF]

1.02 The Girl with Something Extra: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO HIDE AND COULDN'T
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 2
21Sep73 NBC Fri
Written by Bernard Slade
Directed by Bob Claver
Synopsis:
John is uncomfortable when he realizes that Sally knows when he is thinking of other women. [RF]

1.03 The Girl with Something Extra: A GIFT FOR THE GIFTED
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 3
28Sep73 NBC Fri
Written by Warren S. Murray
Directed by Richard Kinon
Synopsis:
Sally's birthday is coming and John tries to hide a present from her mindingreading powers. [RF]

1.04 The Girl with Something Extra: HOW GREEN WAS LAS VEGAS?
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 4
05Oct73 NBC Fri (rerun 29Mar74)
Writer: Bernard Slade
director, Richard Kinon
Guest cast:
Farrah Fawcett ....... Carol
Mark Lenard .......... Casino Manager
Bob Nash ............. Pit Boss
Eddie Ryder .......... First Dealer
Eddy Carroll ......... Second Dealer
Synopsis:
Is it ethical to use ESP in a Las Vegas casino? That's the question plaguing
Sally after she helps her brother-in-law beat the house. [RF]

1.05 The Girl with Something Extra: ALL THE NUDE THAT'S FIT TO PRINT
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 5
12Oct73 NBC Fri
Written by Bernard Slade
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest cast:
Corinne Camacho ....... Kelly
Bruce Kimmel
Hope Summers
Synopsis:
A women's magazine invites John to be their nude centerfold. [RF]
(A lead-in to John's actual posing for "Playgirl" magazine as their centerfold).

1.06 The Girl With Something Extra: JOHN & SALLY & FRED & LINDA
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 6
19Oct73 NBC Fri
Written by Earl Barret
Directed by Charles Rondeau
Guest cast:
Diana Ewing ......... Linda Fowler
Pat Harrington ...... Fred
Carol Wayne ......... Mimi
Synopsis:
Shedding unwanted friends is the problem for Sally and John. They're
being wined and dined by the most boring couple in town. [RF]

1.07 The Girl with Something Extra: ONE OF OUR HENS IS MISSING
26Oct73 NBC Fri
Written by Bernard Slade
Directed by Bob Claver
Synopsis:
Sally has given John's chocolate hen to a neighborhood boy. [RF]

1.08 The Girl With Something Extra: NO BENEFIT OF DOUBT
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 8
02Nov73 NBC Fri
Teleplay by Stan Cutler
Story by Dick Bensfield & Perry Grant
Directed by E.W. Swackhamer
Guest cast:
Henry Jones ........... Owen Metcalf
Synopsis:
John is about to try his first case in court, when Sally pops up just in
time to let John know that his client is guilty. [RF]

1.09 The Girl with Something Extra: AND BABY MAKES TWO
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 9
09Nov73 NBC Fri
Written by Stan Cutler
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
John Gabriel .......... Foster
Synopsis:
Sally's friend Anne wants a baby and no husband, so she enlists Sally to
help her find the perfect match. [RF]

1.10 The Girl with Something Extra: IT'S SO PEACEFUL IN THE COUNTRY
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 10
23Nov73 NBC Fri
Written by Steve Zacharias
Directed by Robert Scheerer
Guest cast:
Michael Bell .......... Gant
Yvonne Wilder ......... Taffy
Synopsis:
The Burtons' country weekend takes its toll on them when heavy rains turn
the things into a puddle of gloom. [RF]

1.11 The Girl with Something Extra: SUGAR AND SPICE AND QUARTERBACK SNEAK
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 11
30Nov73 NBC Fri
Written by Dale McRaven
Directed by Bob Claver
Guest cast:
Patti Cohoon .......... Jody
Victoria Carroll ...... Cee Cee
Synopsis:
Sally's niece cannot understand what Sally sees in old-fashioned, uptight John. [RF]

1.12 The Girl with Something Extra: MIND-ING MAMA
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 12
07Dec73 NBC Fri
Written by Stan Cutler
Directed by Roger Duchowny
Guest cast:
Jeff Donnell ......... Betsy Burton
Teri Garr ............ Amber
Corey Fischer ........ Messenger
Ronnie Schell ........ Policeman
Lindsay Campbell ..... Waitress
Synopsis:
Sally's esp is telling her that John's mother is determined to dislike her. [RF]

1.13 The Girl with Something Extra: A MEETING OF MINDS
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 13
21Dec73 NBC Fri
Written by Stan Cutler
Directed by William Wiard
Guest cast:
Jack Riley ........... Arthur
Synopsis:
John is depressed and tired about being dull and predictable and a wife you can
read his every thought isn't making matters better. [RF]

1.14 The Girl with Something Extra: GUESS WHO'S FEEDING THE PIGEONS
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 14
11Jan74 NBC Fri
Written by William Davenport & Lou Derman
Directed by Roger Duchowny
Guest cast:
Keenan Wynn .......... Victor Lucas
Ed Power ............. Arnie
J.H. Lawrence ........ Mitch
Carol Worthington .... Millie
Synopsis:
Sally's comic involvement with the mob begins when she invites a lonely
old man to dinner - and finds out that he is a syndicate boss. [RF]

1.15 The Girl with Something Extra: THE GREENING OF AUNT FRAN
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 15
18Jan74 NBC Fri
Written by Stan Cutler
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest cast:
Eve Arden ............. Aunt Fran
William Windom ........ Stuart Kline
Synopsis:
Sally's outspoken and entertaining Aunt visits and literally stirs up a hornet's nest. [RF]

1.16 The Girl with Something Extra: THE COST OF GIVING
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 16
25Jan74 NBC Fri
Written by Gordon Mitchell & Lloyd Turner
Directed by William Wiard
Guest cast:
Jayne Meadows ......... Mrs. Elkins
Synopsis:
Sally sells her antique brooch in order to buy John an anniversary gift. When John
finds out he seeks to buy it back for her. [RF]

1.17 The Girl with Something Extra: A ZIRCON IN THE ROUGH
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 17
01Feb74 NBC Fri
Written by Everett Greenbaum & Jim Fritzell
Directed by Alan Rafkin
Guest cast:
Joan Van Ark .......... Samantha
Synopsis:
Jerry is being groomed by Sally and John for a date with a beautiful sophisticated
lady. [RF]

1.18 The Girl with Something Extra: THE SOUR GRAPEVINE
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 18
08Feb74 NBC Fri (rerun 10May74)
Written by Stan Cutler
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest cast:
William Windom ....... Stuart Kline
Stephanie Edwards .... Angela
Reva Rose ............ Miss K
Synopsis 1:
Rumor runs wild after John's friends jump to the conclusion that he is having an affair with his secretary. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
John is in trouble, the rumor mill is accusing John of having an affair with his secretary. [RF]

1.19 The Girl with Something Extra: IRRECONCILABLE SAMENESS
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 19
15Feb74 NBC Fri
Written by William Davenport & Lou Derman
Directed by John Erman
Guest cast:
Donald O'Connor ....... William
Audra Lindley ......... Margaret
Synopsis:
Sally parent's decide after 30 years of marriage to split up and re-enter the dating circuit. [RF]

1.20 The Girl with Something Extra: THREE FOR THE ROAD
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 20
22Feb74 NBC Fri
Written by Stan Cutler
Directed by Bob Claver
Synopsis:
A well deserved vacation turns into a nightmare when the luggage is misplace,
the reservations mixed up and disaster after disaster plague them. [RF]

1.21 The Girl with Something Extra: THE NOT SO GOOD SAMARITAN
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 21
08Mar74 NBC Fri
Written by Stan Cutler
Directed by Bob Claver
Guest cast:
Don Knotts
Arlene Golonka ........ Eleanor
Synopsis:
The Burtons' new friend is an incurable loser with no self-confidence when Sally
decides to enlist help in turning things around. [RF]

1.22 The Girl with Something Extra: THE NEW BROOM (final episode)
Screen Gems-Thornhill prod. no. 22
15Mar74 NBC Fri
Written by Stan Cutler
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest cast:
Dick Van Patten ....... Morgan
David Lewis ........... Linnet
Arch Johnson .......... Brannigan
Albert Popwell ........ Peters
Henry Jones ........... Metcalf
Synopsis:
John might run for city council, and Sally is thrilled - until her ESP
warns her that the political reform group backing him is riddled with corruption. [RF]

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