CTVA US Comedy - "The Governor and J.J." (Talent Associates/CBS) Season 2 (Fall 1970)

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Starring Dan Dailey & Julie Sommars
Season 2 (CBS) (Fall 1970)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Trevor Douglas, Tom Alger, Rina Fox, Robert Leszczak,  Tiwanna Ellerbe
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 Governor and J. J. ############
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############## (final season) ################ 
CBS Wednesdays 8:30 pm Eastern  (13 episodes)

 2.01 [27] The Governor and JJ: AND THE WORLD BEGAT THE BLEEP
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0902 (16Sep70 copyright date)
23Sep70 CBS Wed
written by Arne Sultan & Earl Barret
directed by Alan Rafkin
Guest Cast:
Paul Stewart ........... Doctor Ed Graham
Ed Riley ............... TV Technician
Sarah Hardy ............ Script Girl
Synopsis:
When The Governor loses his voice, JJ must appear on the Joe Baxter
Show. During the taping JJ tells Baxter off, causing concern amongst the staff. [TD]

2.02 [28] The Governor and JJ: BEN AND HER
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0904 (23Sep70 copyright date)
30Sep70 - possible airdate
written by Bill Manhoff
directed by Alan Rafkin
Guest Cast:
Craig Stevens ......... Ben Armstrong
Synopsis:
Ben Armstrong, an old friend of Bill's, arrives in town to sue
The Governor for one hundred million dollars. As if this were not
enough, Bill becomes concerned that Ben and JJ are becoming an item. [TD]

2.03 [29] The Governor and JJ: READ THAT LEG TO ME AGAIN
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0903 (30Sep70 copyright date)
07Oct70 - possible airdate
written by Earl Barret
directed by Alan Rafkin
Guest Cast:
Allan Drake ........... Duke (recurring)
Marlene Clarke ........ Diane
Jack De Leon .......... Al Burns
Jim Galante ........... Reporter
Synopsis:
The press is more concerned about a note that was tied to a pigeon's
leg that if the The Governor will run for a second term. [TD]

2.04 [30] The Governor and JJ: FILE SAFE
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0905 (copyright date 7Oct70)
14Oct70 CBS Wed
Written by Chris Hayward, Earl Barret & Arne Sultan.
Directed by George Tyne
Guest Cast:
Edward Everett Horton ........ Doc Simon
Dick Van Patten .............. Bertrum Bannister
Ann Summers .................. Judge Long
Synopsis 1:
The Governor's birth certificate has been misplaced and he has
until 5.00 to find it in order to sign his declaration of Candidacy. [TD]
Synopsis 2:
The Governor needs proof of birth to file his declaration of candidacy.
Since no one can find his birth certificate, all depends on old Doc
Simon, the crotchety GP who brought the Governor into the world -
but never had a good word to say for his administration. [RF]
*NOTE: This episode, filmed Aug 7, was Edward Everett Horton's last performance
before his death on Sept. 29.1970


2.05 [31] The Governor and JJ: RUN BALLERINA, RUN
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0901 (14Oct70 copyright date)
21Oct70 CBS Wed - possible airdate
Sponsored by Lever Brothers
Written by Arne Sultan & Earl Barret.
Directed by Alan Rafkin.
Guest Cast:
Alan Oppenheimer ....... Boris Federenko
Olga Kaya .............. Natasha Federenko
Doris Packer ........... Mrs.Ferguson, the translator
Synopsis:
JJ tries to help a young Russian ballerina whose strict father will not allow her to move our of their home.
Synopsis:
JJ tries to help a young Russian ballerina whose strict father will not allow the 19-year-old to have her
own apartment. When the girl decides to defect, an international incident almost occurs. [RL]

2.06 [32] The Governor and JJ: FAWCETT IS RUNNING
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0909 (copyright date 21Oct70)
28Oct70 CBS Wed
Written by Jay Terry.
Directed by Alan Rafkin.
Guest Cast:
Lawrence Pressman ........ John Fawcett
Ed Platt ................. Orrin Hacker (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
The Governor needs a new running mate and he is impressed with young State Representative John Fawcett. [TD]
Synopsis 2:
In his search for a running mate, the Governor focuses on John Fawcett, a young state representative with an
impressive record as a public servant - and an equally impressive record as a ladies' man. [RF]

[--] 04Nov70 CBS Wed - No Details / Pre-empted?

2.07 [33] The Governor and JJ: MAID FOR SARA
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0906 (copyright date 4Nov70)
11Nov70  CBS Wed - possible airdate
written by Arthur Sultan & Frank Red Benson.
directed by Dan Dailey.
Guest Cast:
Maria Mirka ........... Gina
Howard Storm .......... Guido
Synopsis:
The Governor allows Sara to hire extra help for the upcoming social events, with disastrous results. [TD]

2.08 [34] The Governor and JJ: CHECK THE CHECK
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0908 (copyright date 11Nov70)
18Nov70 CBS Wed
Written by Arne Sultan & Earl Barret.
Directed by Alan Rafkin.
Guest Cast:
Joan Bennett .............. Joan Darlene Delaney
Scatman Crothers .......... Rupert
Robert H. Harris .......... Mr. Harbach
George Furth .............. Buddy Harbach
Synopsis 1:
JJ and the staff receive a check for $100,000 and try desperately to learn the identity of the mysterious benefactor. [TD]
Synopsis 2:
A mysterious campaign donor surprises the Governor with a whopping check
for $100,000 and the Governor dispatches J.J. to find out who sent it - and why. [RF]

2.09 [35] The Governor and JJ: THE MAKING OF THE GOVERNOR
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0907 (copyright date 18Nov70)
25Nov70 CBS Wed
Written by Burt Prelutsky
Directed by Charles Walters
Guest Cast:
Jack Cassidy .............. Mark Ellison
Ed Platt .................. Orrin Hacker (recurring)
Andrew Duggan ............. Laurence 'Buck' Bradbury
Synopsis 1:
Suave PR man Mark Ellison is hired to give the Governor a makeover in order to boost his popularity.
Synopsis 2:
A flamboyant image-maker goes to work on the Governor. Object: to prepare
the Governor for a debate with his opponent, the popular star of a western TV series. [RF]

2.10 [36] The Governor and JJ: A DAY IN THE LIFE
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0912 (2Dec70 copyright date)
2Dec70 CBS Wed
directed by Alan Rafkin.
written by Roger Price.
Guest Cast:
Ed Platt .............. Orrin Hacker (recurring)
Paul Sand ............. Lionel Newton
Bill McLean ........... Phone Man
Johnnie Collins III ... Morton
Cameo Voices by Doris Day and Sebastian Cabot
Synopsis:
JJ persuades filmmaker Lionel Newton to make a documentary about her father. [TD]

2.11 [37] The Governor and JJ: TWICE IN A LIFETIME
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0911 (9Dec70 copyright date)
9Dec70 CBS Wed
teleplay by Earl Barret; story by Arthur Sultan.
directed by Alan Rafkin.
**** no synopsis available ****

2.12 [38] The Governor and JJ: P.S. I DON'T LOVE YOU
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0910 (16Dec70 copyright date)
16Dec70 CBS Wed
written by Douglas Morrow.
directed by Dan Dailey.
Guest Cast:
Ed Platt ............ Orrin Hacker (recurring)
Joi Lansing ......... Joan Brock
Synopsis
A letter the Governor had written ten years ago to a mysterious
woman named Joan, is used to create a political scandal. [TD]

2.13 [39] The Governor and JJ: FROM HERE TO MATERNITY
(final episode)
Talent Associates-Norton prod. no. 1646-0913 (30Dec70 copyright date)
30Dec70 CBS Wed
written by Arne Sultan & Earl Barret
directed by Earl Barret.
Guest Cast:
Kent Smith ........... Frank Courtwright (recurring)
Linda Watkins ........ Ella Courtwright (recurring)
Synopsis:
Frank and Ella have an argument and it is up to JJ to help the pair get back together. [TD]

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