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The Headmaster (1970)
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THE HEADMASTER
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Executive Producer Richard O. Linke  
Created and Produced by Aaron Ruben  

CBS (Fridays 9:00pm ET)(18Sep70 - 1Jan71)(Reruns 25Jun71-10Sep71)

US Comedy-Drama series 1970 13 episodes x 30 min color
starring
Andy Griffith as Andy Thompson
Claudette Nevins as Margaret Thompson (wife, English teacher)
Jerry Van Dyke as Jerry Brownell (gym coach)
Parker Fennelly as Mr. Purdy (janitor)
Lani O'Grady as Judy
 
Premise:
Andy Thompson was the sensitive and warm headmaster of Concord, a small
but elite private school located in California. The series detailed his
personal and professional relationships with his students and staff,
including his wife Margaret (the English teacher), pal Jerry (gym coach)
and Mr. Purdy (janitor).

Theme Song "He's Only a Man"  composed by Dick Williams /  sung by Linda Ronstadt
  Other music by Patrick Williams

"The Headmaster"  format was scrapped mid-season and the series re-titled
"The New Andy Griffith Show"

############### The Headmaster ###############
############## season Fall 1970 ##############
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CBS Fridays 9:00 PM Eastern
(18Sep70 - 1Jan71) (Reruns 25Jun71-10Sep71)

 1.1 The Headmaster: MAY I TURN ON?
prod. no. 49134
18Sep70 CBS Fri (rerun 03Sep71)
Guest cast:
Butch Patrick ........ Ritchie
Michael Shea ......... Wayne
Chris Pinca .......... Bobby
Erica Chandler ....... Louise
Synopsis:
Individualism collides with peer group pressure in this story about a
boy whose refusal to use drugs get him the deep-freeze treatment from
students who do. [RF]

1.2 The Headmaster: BATTLE OF THE MINI
prod. no. 59172
25Sep70 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Maureen Arthur ..... Miss McCardle
Susan Ruben .... Susan
Synopsis:
Jerry wants to date a teacher who wears a mini skirt [CK]

1.3 The Headmaster: VALERIE HAS AN EMOTIONAL GESTALT FOR THE TEACHER
prod. no. 49135
02Oct70 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Rob Reiner
Melissa Newman ..... Valerie
Synopsis:
Rob Reiner plays a teacher who has a crush on a student [CK]

1.4 The Headmaster: BRIDGE THAT GAP
prod. no. 49691
09Oct70 CBS Fri (rerun 13Aug71)
Guest cast:
Frances Robinson ... Jane Gates
Barbara Eller ...... Helen Simpson
Synopsis:
Andy calls a meeting with a group of parents in hopes of bridging the
generation gap. Result: both parents and kids think he's a traitor. [RF]

1.5 The Headmaster: ONE FOR THE GIPPER  
[verifIed -RL]
prod. no. 49693
16Oct70 CBS Fri (rerun 23Jul71)
Written by Nate Monaster
Directed by Lee Philips
Guest cast:
Michael Shea ....... Fred
Jim Kidwell ........ Rick
Jim Waring ......... Art
Peter Eff .......... Hank
Michael Shea ...... Fred
Chris Pina
Tom Ruben
Synopsis:
The track team - chronic losers all - goes all out for a win after a
humiliated Jerry decides to resign. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Can the losing track team win the big one for coach Jerry's sake? [CK]
Synopsis 3:
When Jerry and his lovable losers are faced with another losing season, he resigns
thinking that he's a failure. However, at a going-away party in his honor, Jerry
discovers that he's made an important impact upon the lives of his team, and decides
to stay on at Concord. [RL]


1.6 The Headmaster: WILL THE REAL MOTHER OF TONY LANDIS...
prod. no. 59174
23Oct70 CBS Fri (rerun 02Jul71)
Guest cast:
Ronny Howard ....... Tony Landis
Guy Raymond ........ Kendall
Florence Lake ...... Miss Graham
Jean Le Bouvier .... Mrs. Landis
Robert Cleaves ..... Mr. Landis
James Iglehart ..... Officer
Synopsis:
Andy becomes involved in trying to straighten out the home life of a
student who has suddenly become incorrigible. [RF]

1.7 The Headmaster: THE EXPERIMENT
prod. no. 49137
30Oct70 CBS Fri (rerun 09Jul71)
Guest cast:
Mark Hamill ........ Allan
Brad David ......... Mike
Randi Kallan ....... Louise
Noble Nelson ....... Elliot
Oliver Givens ...... Normie
Jeanni Brown ....... Jan
Don Carter ......... Lucas
Joanne King ........ Sharon
Susan Hallowell .... Susan
Synopsis:
Students involve Andy, his wife and coach Jerry in an experiment on a
new society - one without teachers, students or leadership. [RF]

1.8 The Headmaster: NOBODY'S PERFECT
prod. no. 50907
06Nov70 CBS Fri (rerun 20Aug71)
Guest cast:
Mitch Vogel ........ Billy
Florence Lake ...... Miss Graham
Lani O'Grady ....... Judy
Synopsis:
Andy, his wife and the coach try to prevent an honor student from
cracking up. The boy is determined to match his brilliant older brother by
scoring 100 on every test. [RF]

1.9 The Headmaster: BACH ROCK
prod. no. 49136
13Nov 70 CBS Fri (rerun 25Jun71)
Guest cast:
Trisha Landon ...... Nikki
Norman McGraw ...... Jimmy
Olan Soule ......... Chamberlain
Synopsis:
The school glee club's repertoire is a heated issue as the kids want
some rock with the Bach. [RF]
*Note: The Los Angeles Lutheran High School Glee Club does Bach's
Chorale in C Major and two songs by series musical director Pat Williams
("Lovin' in My Soul" and "Everybody's Gotta Leave Someday").

1.10 The Headmaster: LET'S TRY IT MR. HILLER'S WAY
prod. no. 28526
20Nov70 CBS Fri (rerun 30Jul71)
Guest cast:
Jeff Corey ......... Hiller
Noble Nelson ....... Elliot
Rori Gwynne ........ Carrie
Jim Kidwell ........ Ethan
Kim Manners ........ Ronnie
Harriet Bronson .... Wilma
Synopsis:
Andy acts as arbitrator in a dispute between angry students and a tough
math teacher whose methods have driven the kids to rebel. [RF]

1.11 The Headmaster: HARVARD OR BUST
prod. no. 59171
27Nov70 CBS Fri (rerun 27Aug71)
Guest cast:
James Gregory ...... Stillwell
Don Losby .......... Mark
Don Keefer ......... Doctor
Synopsis:
A senior student causes deep concern as his grades worsen under
pressure from his father - and the school - to qualify for Harvard. [RF]

1.12 The Headmaster: COUNT THE WAYS I LOVE YOU
prod. no. 49692
4Dec70 CBS Fri (rerun 10Sep71)
Guest cast:
Joy Ellison ........ Susan
Lani O'Grady ....... Judy
Patrick Campbell ... Waiter
Synopsis:
Andy is facing a delicate problem: his wife's reaction to a student's
cruel remark about their childless marriage brings trouble to the
forefront. [RF]

1.13 The Headmaster: GUESS WHO'S NOT COMING TO DINNER
prod. no. 59175
air date not known - possibly 11Dec70  OR 1Jan71
Guest Cast:
Scott Robertson .... Davidson

1.14 The Headmaster: ROMEO & JULIET & GARY & HILARY
prod. no. 59173
18Dec70 CBS Fri (rerun 06Aug71)
Guest cast:
June Dayton ........ Mrs. Herman
Kim O'Brien ........ Hilary
Clair Wilcox ....... Melissa
Don Carter ......... David
Sheldon Collins .... Chris
Mantan Moreland .... Mitchell
Florence Lake ...... Miss Graham
Synopsis:
A parent-teacher crisis erupts when a student misconstrues a teacher's
reply to the question "Were Romeo and Juliet morally right or wrong in what they did? [RF]

 
"The Headmaster" format was scrapped mid-season and the series re-titled
"The New Andy Griffith Show"

The New Andy Griffith Show (1971)
ADA Production
for
CBS (Fridays 9:00pm ET) (8Jan71- 21May71)
US Comedy series 1971   ? episodes x 30 min
starring
Andy Griffith as Andy Sawyer, mayor
Lee Meriwether as Lee Sawyer
Marty McCall as T.J. Sawyer, son
Lori Rutherford as Lori Sawyer, daughter

Glen Ash as Buff McKnight, town councilman
Ann Morgan Guilbert as Nora, Lee's unmarried sister
Susan Davis as ?

This Andy Griffith series started out the 1970-71 season as
"The Headmaster". The format was changed mid-season and became
"The New Andy Griffith Show", this time playing the mayor of a small town.

########## The New Andy Griffith Show ########
############## season Early 1971 #############
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CBS (Fridays 9:00pm ET) (8Jan71- 21May71)

 1.1 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: MY FRIEND THE MAYOR
(pilot)
08Jan71 CBS Fri

1.2 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: GET ME GLEN CAMPBELL
ADA prod. no. 29048
15Jan71 CBS Fri

1.3 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: BERRIES, T.J. AND THE LAW 
ADA prod. no. 13874
22Jan71 CBS Fri

1.4 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: TOWN SQUARE
29Jan71 CBS Fri

1.5 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: NEARLY NUPTIALS FOR NORA
ADA prod. no. 13873
5Feb71 CBS Fri

1.6 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: OTIS BURFOOT IS A HUNDRED YEARS OLD
12Feb71 CBS Fri

1.7 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: BIG NOISE, SMALL CLAIMS
ADA prod. no. 29049
19Feb71 CBS Fri

1.8 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: THE CONNECTION
prod. no. 13876
26Feb71 CBS Fri

1.9 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: THE MILLIONTH VISITOR IS A BUM, OR IS HE?
5Mar71 CBS Fri (rerun 21May71)
Guest Star:
Forrest Lewis ...... Maynard
Irwin Corey plays a tramp unwillingly feted as Greenwood's millionth visitor

1.10 [--] The New Andy Griffith Show: A VISIT FROM COUSIN BILLY JIM
12Mar71 CBS Fri

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"The New Andy Griffith Show" Repeats CBS Fridays (19Mar71 - 21May71)
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[--] 21May71 rerun of "The Millionth Visitor is a bum, or is he?" (first aired 5Mar71)

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[--] 28May71 - CBS Fri - no details
[--] 05Jun71 - CBS Fri - no details
[--] 12Jun71 - CBS Fri - no details
[--] 19Jun71 - CBS Fri - no details
[--] 26Jun71 - CBS Fri - no details


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"The Headmaster" Repeats CBS Fridays (2Jul70 - 10Sep70)
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[--] 02Jul71 rerun of "The Headmaster: Will the Real Mother of Tony Landis ..." (first aired 23Oct70)
[--] 09Jul71 rerun of "The Headmaster: The Experiment" (first aired 30Jul70)
[--] 23Jul71 rerun of "The Headmaster: One for the Gipper" (first aired 16Oct70)
[--] 30Jul71 rerun of "The Headmaster: Let's try it Mr. Hiller's Way" (first aired 20Nov70)
[--] 06Aug71 rerun of "The Headmaster; Romeo & Juliet & Gary & Hilary" (first aired 18Dec70)
[--] 13Aug71 rerun of "The Headmaster: Bridge The Gap" (first aired 09Oct70)
[--] 20Aug71 rerun of "The Headmaster: Nobody's Perfect" (first aired 06Nov70)
[--] 27Aug71 rerun of "The Headmaster: Harvard or Bust" (first aired 27Nov70)
[--] 03Sep71 rerun of "The Headmaster: May I Turn On?" (first aired 18Sep70)
[--] 10Sep71 rerun of "The Headmaster: Count the ways I love you" (first aired 4Dec70)

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Unknown Airdates
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[--] The New Andy Griffith Show: LEARN, BABY, LEARN
prod. no. 59519
1971 airdate not known

[--] The New Andy Griffith Show: TO DO, OR NOT TO DO
prod. no. 44139
1971 airdate not known

[--] The New Andy Griffith Show: SUSPICION
prod. no. 29050
1971 airdate not known

[--] The New Andy Griffith Show: THE SURROGATE 
prod. no. 8134
1971 airdate not known

[--] The New Andy Griffith Show: WE WANT A TOUCHDOWN, BUT WE'LL TAKE A SAFETY
prod. no. 49138
1971 airdate not known

[--] The New Andy Griffith Show: HUCK FINN WAS A HONKEY
prod. no. 12843
1971 airdate not known

[--] The New Andy Griffith Show: IT'S NOT HOW YOU PLAY THE GAME... 
prod. no. 28527
1971 airdate not known

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