CTVA US Comedy - "Nancy" (Sidney Sheldon/Screen Gems/NBC) (1970-71) starring Rene Jarrett

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Nancy (1970-71)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Rina Fox,  Mark Topaz, Robert Leszczak
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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NANCY
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Sidney Sheldon Productions,  Screen Gems Television,
a division of Columbia Pictures, Inc.

for NBC (Thursdays 9:30 pm EST)
Created by Executive Producer Sidney Sheldon
Produced by Jerome Courtland
US Comedy series 1970-71 17 episodes x 30 min color
(17Sep70-07Jan71)
Starring
Renne Jarrett as Nancy (the President's daughter)
John Fink as Adam Hudson (vet)
Celeste Holm as Abigail "Abby" Townsend (Nancy's chaperone)
Robert F. Simon as Uncle Everett  (Adam's Uncle)
Frank Aletter as Tom
Eddie Applegate as Willie Maxwell (local reporter)
William Bassett
as Agent Turner (secret service)
Ernesto Macias
as Agent Rodriquez (secret service)
Nancy_TVGuide.jpg (55966 bytes)
Premise:
What's it like to be the 21 year-old daughter of the president.

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NBC Thursdays 9:30 pm Eastern

 [01] Nancy: IT'S A GOOD DAY FOR MEETING THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTERS
17Sep70 NBC Thur
Guest cast:
Paul Comi and William Bassett ...... Secret Service Men
Synopsis:
Love blossoms in Iowa when Adam Hudson meets Nancy Smith. He's a
veterinarian ..... she's the daughter of the President. [RF]

[02] Nancy: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO THE WHITE HOUSE? [verified -RL]
24Sep70 NBC Thur
Produced by Jerome Courtland
written by Mark Rowane
Directed by Alan Rafkin
Guest stars
Robert F. Simon ..... Uncle Everett
Dorothy Green, Alice Frost, Topo Swope, Farrah Fawcett .... Salon women
David Westberg, Larry Delaney, Sid Conrad, Nelson Olmstead .... Salon men
Phil Montgomery ...... Airport attendant
Gene Andrusco ........ Tommy Wilson
Tracie Savage ........ Lucia Wilson
Mitchell Silberr ..... Frank Wilson
Claudia Dryar ........ Mrs. Wilson
Ernesto Hacias ....... Rodriguez
William H. Bassett .... Turner
Dr. Hudson forgoes diplomatic protocol and misses his own engagement party in Washington to
treat a sick cow in Center City. [RL]

[03] Nancy: THE SMALLEST DIAMOND IN THE WORLD
01-Oct-1970 NBC Thur
Guest Cast:
Henry Beckman ......... Marcus
Chet Stratton ......... Clerk
Sunny Lowe ............ Deliveryman
Owen Bush ............. Joe
Keith Walker .......... Began
Adam suffers a severe case of carat complex while shopping for Nancy's engagement ring ... He can't afford one
spectacular enough for the President's daughter. [TA]

[04] Nancy: IT'S A BAD DAY FOR MEETING PRESIDENTS
08Oct70 NBC Thur
[--] Nancy: Episode title unknown
10Oct1970 ABC Sat WNAC-TV Boston, MA
(possibly a local delayed broadcast of ep #4)
Guest cast:
Eddie Applegate ....... Willie (recurring)
Frank Aletter ......... Tom
Synopsis:
The President comes to Center City, Iowa, to meet his future son-in-law. But Adam is refused admittance to Nancy's
home by diligent security guards. [RF]

[05] Nancy: JUST CALL US INCOMPATIBLE [verified -RL]
15Oct70 NBC Thur
Produced by Jerome Courtland
Written by Christopher Golato
Directed by Claudio Guzman
Guest Cast:
Joe Ross ......... waiter
TJ Halligan ...... Mr. Nichols
Nancy and Adam don't really have all that much in common. In fact, they are very different people. But,
Nancy finds that incompatibility becomes compatibility when love is an added ingredient. [RL]

[06] Nancy: ADAM THE TV STAR [verified -RL]
22Oct70 NBC Thur
Produced by Jerome Courtland
Written by Allan Devon
Directed by Alan Rafkin
Guest Cast:
Kip King ............ the Reporter
David Astor ......... the Director
Owen Bush ........... Mr. Willis
Stack Pierce ........ the Photographer
Georgia Schmidt ..... Mrs. Jackson
Kay Stewart ......... Mrs. Rowane
Mary Gregory ........ Blanche Benson
Denice Stradling .... Shirley
Jean Byron .......... Mrs. Bell
Skip Homeier ........ the Commentator
Adam wants his privacy and refuses a press conference to address marrying the president's daughter.
However, once he acquiesces and gives the interview, he begins acting like a star. [RL]

[07] Nancy: EAST IS EAST & WEST IS BEST
29Oct70 NBC Thur
Guest Cast:
Gary Vinson ........... Bob Petrie
George Carey .......... Governor
Angela Greene ......... Mrs. Kirkby
Monie Ellis ........... Mrs. Petrie
Synopsis:
Can a small time veterinarian find happiness in sophisticated society
circles? That's Adam's worry after meeting some of Nancy's friends. [TA]

[08] Nancy: HERE COMES THE GROOM [verified -RL]
05Nov70 NBC Thur
written by Christopher Golato
Directed by EW Swackhamer
Guest Cast:
Kay Stewart ........... Mr.s Burke
Margaret Wheeler ...... Mrs. Hill
Byron Marrow .......... the minister
Frank Aletter ......... Tom Daily
Nothing can stop true love - not even pre-nuptual jitters, a lost wedding ring, a dropped wedding cake,
not even a hurricane. Adam and Nancy STILL tie the knot. [RL]

[09] Nancy: HONEYMOON FOR TWELVE
12-Nov-1970 NBC Thur
Guest Cast:
Lew Brown ............ Manager
Dennis Fimple ........ Bellboy
Mimi Dillard ......... Maid
Synopsis:
Seeking a quiet honeymoon far from Abby and the Secret Service, newlyweds
Adam and Nancy Hudson carry out a plan to slip away to Lake Bageneehawk. [TA]

[10] Nancy: GOING, GOING, GONE
19Nov70 NBC Thur
Guest Cast:
Richard Erdman ....... Pruitt
Walter Sande ......... Curtwright
Hal Smith ............ Auctioneer
Bill Quinn ........... Stranger
With:
Enersto Macias ....... Rodriguez (recurring?)
To move or not to move - that's the question. Adam's house is too small
for his newly acquired family. Nancy, Abby - and two Secret Service men. [TA]

[11] Nancy: FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS ARE THE HARDEST
26Nov70 NBC Thur
Guest Cast:
William Benedict ...... Telephone Man
Synopsis:
The single life was never like this ... the Hudson's first full day
in their new house goes from worse to worser; the moving company is on
strike and Nancy forgot to have the utilities turned on. [TA]

[12] Nancy: BUSIEST BRIDE IN THE WORLD [verified -RL]
03Dec70 NBC Thur
Written by Christopher Golato
Directed by Claudio Guzman
Guest Cast:
Frank Aletter ........ Tom Daily
William H. Bassett ... Turner
Robert F. Simon ...... Uncle Everett
Now that she's married, Nancy officially gives up the role of "daddy's little helper." [RL]

[13] Nancy: A CASE OF SPRING FEVER [verified -RL]
10Dec70 NBC Thur
written by Mark Rowane
Directed & produced by Jerome Courtland
Guest Cast;
Wesley Addy ...... Jim Nielson
Darcy Lee ........ Melissa
Stuart Lee ....... Danny
Abby (Celeste Holm) is wined and dined by jim Nielson, the most eligible man in Iowa - but she flatly turns down
his proposal of marriage. [RL]

[14] Nancy: BOYS' NIGHT OUT
17Dec70 NBC Thur
Guest Cast:
Eddie Applegate ......... Willie (recurring)
Amzie Strickland ........ Mrs. Drew
Frank Bonner ............ Hank
Don Hammer .............. Bert
Synopsis:
Wednesday is "Boys Night Out". Nancy and Adam want to be together - but neither will admit it. [TA]

[15] Nancy: NEVER LOOK A GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH [verified -RL]
24Dec70 NBC Thur
Written by William Canning & Alan Devon
Directed by Herb Wallerstein
Guest Cast:
Arthur E. Gould-Porter ... Milton
Larry Fleischman ....... the deliveryman
Walter Barnes .......... Hardeman
A bizarre wedding present of a "butler for a year" from Lord and Lady Halford becomes a burden when Milton
(the very proper English butler) keeps getting in the newlyweds' way. [RL]

[16] Nancy: BUDGET, BUDGET, WHO'S GOT THE BUDGET? [verified -RL]
31Dec70 NBC Thur
written by Mark Rowane
Directed by Allen Baron
Guest Cast:
Dick Patterson ....... Jennings
Herbert Anderson ..... Emerson
Bill Beckett ......... Schroeder
Nada Rowland ......... Wilkie
John Neris ........... Cord
Ron Masak ............ Hawkins
Ivor Francis ......... Watts
Nancy and Adam are having typical newlywed finance problems. After discussing her money problems with her dad,
the president on the phone, they are given economic assistance from the government - and as a result almost lose
their farm. [RL]

[17] Nancy: A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND [verified -RL] (final episode)
07Jan71 NBC Thur
Directed & Produced by Jerome Courtland
written by Christopher Golato
Guest Cast:
Eddie Applegate ...... Willy (recurring)
Martin Eric .......... Roberts
Nancy and Adam become quite attached to a stray dog with a hand-painted star on his neck. They name the dog "Star"
as a result. They place an ad in the paper, but to no avail. The dog also does some really amazing tricks, leading
Adam to think that this is no ordinary dog. He winds up being correct in his assumption, as he is eventually contacted
by the New Jersey Continental Circus - and they want the dog back. Now comes the hard part. How to break the news
to Nancy, who just adores the dog. Adam's idea - a look-alike dog and a paintbrush. [RL]

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