CTVA US Comedy - "Love Thy Neighbor" (ABC) (Summer 1973)

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Love Thy Neighbor (1973)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, 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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LOVE THY NEIGHBOR
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Production Company Not Known
for
ABC (Fridays 9:30 PM ET) (15Jun73-20Jul73)
ABC (Wednesdays 8PM ET)(15Aug73-19Sep73)
Produced by Ted Bergman, Norman Rush, Arthur Julian

US Comedy series 1973 12 episodes x 30 min
(15Jun73-19Sep73)
Starring
The "Black" Neighbors:
Harrison Page as Ferguson Bruce (efficiency expert at "Turner Electronics")
Janet MacLachlan as Jackie Bruce
The " White" Neighbors:
Ron Masak as Charlie Wilson (shop steward at "Turner Electronics")
Joyce Bulifant as Peggy Wilson
with:
Milt Kamen as Murray Bronson
Herbie Faye as Harry Mulligan

Premise:
Events in the lives of two couples, one white, the other black,
who live side by side on North Robin Hood Road in San Fernando's Sherwood Forest Estates.

"Love Thy Neighbor" theme sung by Solomon Burke
Note:
Based on the British sitcom "Love Thy Neighbour"
Produced by Thames Television for ITV (13Apr72-22Jan76, 55 episodes)

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ABC  Fridays  9:30 PM ET (15Jun73-20Jul73)

1.01 Love Thy Neighbor: (Pilot Episode)
15Jun73 ABC Fri

1.02 Love Thy Neighbor: FOUR FOR DINNER
22Jun73 ABC Fri
gs:
Robert Clary

1.03 Love Thy Neighbor: THE MARRIAGE YOU SAVE MAY BE YOUR OWN
29Jun73 ABC Fri
gs: Corrine Conley

1.04 Love Thy Neighbor: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
06Jul73 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
John Fink ............ Roger Turner
Synopsis:
Battling for the new boss's favor Charlie wants to push for a raise
over dinner, but he's beaten to the punch--by Ferguson. [JK]

1.05 Love Thy Neighbor: HAPPINESS IS A GOOD TRANSPORTATION CAR
13Jul73 ABC Fri
gs: Lou Frizzel

1.06 Love Thy Neighbor: FUNNY REEL
20Jul73 ABC Fri

[--] 27Jul73 Pre-empted: "All Star Football"

(Last episode in this time slot)

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ABC (Wednesdays 8PM EST)(15Aug73-19Sep73)
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1.07 Love Thy Neighbor: WANT TO SPLIT A MAID
15Aug73 ABC Wed

1.08 Love Thy Neighbor: THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER
22Aug73 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Jed Allen .............. Detective Palmer
Synopsis:
Ingredients for potential disaster: that funny-- looking plant in
the Wilsons' yard and a newsboy busted for marijuana possession. [JK]

1.09 Love Thy Neighbor: TAKE TWO AND HIT TO THE RIGHT
29Aug73 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Richard Lawrence Williams ..... Otis
Synopsis:
Time out for trouble as efficiency expert Ferguson sets out to
disband Charlie's beloved softball team. It's the first inning of
an argument that could strike out the neighbor's friendship. [JK]

1.10 Love Thy Neighbor: LET'S HAVE A BABY
05Sep73 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Austin Stoker
Synopsis:
Time for some baby talk as Peggy starts casting wistful glances at
her friend's little girl. The question is, can she soften Charlie's
humbug heart towards children? [RF]

1.11 Love Thy Neighbor: CHARLIE'S CHARM
12Sep73 ABC Wed

1.12 Love Thy Neighbor: THE MINSTREL SHOW (final episode)
19Sep73 ABC Wed
Synopsis:
Everybody's in show biz as the Bruces and the Wilsons put
on a minstrel show. The highlights: Charlie in black face,
Ferguson in white face, and director Jackie cracking the relentless whip. [JK]
[Last show of the series. "Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice" debuts here next week.]

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (Screen Gems/ABC)(fall 1973) Robert Urich, Anne Archer, David Spielberg, Anita Gillette

[--] Love Thy Neighbor: KISS THEM GOOD-BYE
(airdate not known)

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