CTVA US Comedy - "The Second Hundred Years" (Screen Gems/ABC)(1967-68) Monte Markham

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The Second Hundred Years (1967-68)
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Screen Gems Inc, a division of Columbia Pictures Inc.
for ABC (Wednesdays 8:30 pm EST)
Executive Producer Harry Ackerman
Produced by Hugh Benson (episode 1)(pilot)
Produced by Bob Claver (episodes 2-16)
Produced by Richard Bluel (episodes 17-26)

US Comedy series 1967-68 26 episodes x 30 min color
(06Sep67-19Sep68)
starring
Monte Markham as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter
Arthur O'Connell as Edwin Carpenter
Frank Maxwell as Col. Garroway
Karen Black as Marcia Garroway
Bridget Hanley as Nurse Lucille Anderson

Premise:
A prospector is thawed out after 70 years in an Alaskan glacier, and finds himself a military secret.

Monte Markham played dual roles in this half-hour sitcom - Luke
Carpenter, a gold prospector who was frozen in an avalanche in 1900 and who
miraculously thawed out, unharmed, after a second avalanche in 1967, and Ken
Carpenter, Luke's thirty-three year old grandson, who looked exactly like
him. Arthur O'Connell costarred as sixty-seven-year-old Edwin Carpenter,
Luke's son and Ken's father.
Luke came to live with Edwin and Ken, while the Army, for security
reasons, struggled to keep secret the fact of Luke's discovery.

"The Second Hundred Years" w & m Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
Screen Gems-EMI Music, Inc.

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ABC Wednesdays 8:30pm Eastern

 1.1 [--] The Second Hundred Years: FATHER, DEAR FATHER COME HOME WITH ME NOW
06Sep67 ABC Wed
Produced by Hugh Benson
Written by Ed Simmons
Directed by Jud Taylor
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Susan Browning ..... Brenda
Synopsis:
Luke awakens to discover that he has defrosted in the home of his 67-year-old son. [RF]

1.2 [--] The Second Hundred Years: OH DAD, OH DAD
Screen Gems (copyright date 13Sep67)
13Sep67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by Ed Simmons
Directed by Richard Kinon
music by George Duning.
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
With: Arthur O'Connell, Frank Maxwell
Guest Cast:
Kay Reynolds ......... Erica
John Alvin ........... Mark
Don Beddow ........... Old Man Tolliver
Synopsis:
Luke, the defrosted marvel, shakes up Woodland Oaks and turns his
grandson's life upside down. Posing as young Ken, Luke woos a pretty
lass and gets jailed for threatening Ken's boss. [TA]

1.3 [--] The Second Hundred Years: LITTLE LADY X
20Sep67 ABC Wed
produced by Bob Claver
directed by Richard Kinon.
Written by Peggy Chantler Dick & Douglas M. Dick.
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Katie Sweet ........ X
Diana Chesney ...... Liz
Synopsis:
Luke has problems with social-security numbers and zoning commissions. [RF]

1.4 [--] The Second Hundred Years: PAY DIRT
27Sep67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by James Henderson
Directed by Richard Kinon
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Lurene Tuttle ...... Annie
Digby Wolfe ........ Room Clerk
Synopsis:
Luke and an 86-year-old flame stake out an old claim in downtown San Francisco. [RF]

1.5 [--] The Second Hundred Years: A SIMPLE SON OF THE SOIL
04Oct1967 ABC Wed (rerun 14Feb68)
producer, Bob Claver
director, Richard Kinon
Written by Martin A. Ragaway
music by George Duning
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Carolan Daniels ...... Psychologist
Henry Beckman ........ Ralph Wilson
Synopsis:
Tests reveal that old Luke's aptitudes are hopelessly entwined with an
earlier era. To keep Luke occupied, his son Edwin does the sensible
thing and gives him a farm (well, it seemed sensible). [RF]

1.6 [--] The Second Hundred Years: THE UNGATHERED MOSS
11Oct67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Gene Reynolds
music by George Duning
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Leonard Stone ........ Seymour
Parley Baer .......... Widdicomb
Synopsis:
It's one long sour note when Luke joins a group of folk singers. [RF]

1.7 [--] The Second Hundred Years: ON BENDED KNEE
18Oct67 ABC Wed
Produced & Directed by Bob Claver
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
music: Shorty Rogers
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Karen Black ......... Marcia
Jane Betts .......... Newsie
Dort Clark .......... Sgt. Damke
Synopsis:
Luke proposes to the Colonel's daughter. [RF]

1.8 [--] The Second Hundred Years: JUST PAY THE TWO DOLLARS
01Nov67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by Ron Friedman
Directed by John Erman
music by George Duning
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Henry Corden ........ J.D. Roscoe
Phil Leeds .......... Irving
Ben Wright .......... Packard
James McCallion ..... Sergeant
Dorothy Neumann ..... Old Lady
Arthur Peterson ..... Judge
Peter Leeds ......... 1st Cop
Ed Peck ............. 2nd Cop
Synopsis:
"Just Pay the Two Dollars" introduces Luke to some frustrations of
20th-century jurisprudence. [RF]

1.9 [--] The Second Hundred Years: REMEMBER THE MAINE
08Nov67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Richard Kinon
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Woodrow Parfrey ..... Commander Crane
Majel Barrett ....... Psychiatrist
Gerald Hiken ........ Haskins
Synopsis:
Luke decides to join the Navy, The General tries to stop his application
from being processed, to no avail. In desperation they send Luke's
look-alike grandson in to fail the doctor's physical exam. [RF]

1.10 [--] The Second Hundred Years: A COUPLE OF SAD DADS
15Nov67 ABC Wed (rerun 06Jun68)
producer, Bob Claver
director, Richard Kinon
Writers: Lila Garrett, Bernie Kahn
music: George Duning
photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Liam Dunn ........... Oscar
Maura McGiveney ..... Nurse Anderson
George Petrie ....... Dr. Perry
Ernie Anderson ...... Sergeant
Synopsis 1:
Luke's son is given a telegram from Col. Garroway that was meant for
Luke himself. The telegram was sent to Luke just before the avalanche.
He was diagnosed with a deadly disease, and according to the letter,
was only suppose to live a few months more. They think Luke is dying.
But come to find out the cure to this disease turned out to be an
extreme cold temperature and plenty of rest, which the glacier had
already provided.So Luke is returned to a figure of fine health and
should continue to live his extra long life. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Edwin and Luke are two very sad dads. Each believes the other has
only six months to live. [RF]

1.11 [--] The Second Hundred Years: NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
22Nov67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Claudio Guzman
music: George Duning;
photography: Lloyd Ahern.
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
guest cast:
Richard Dreyfuss .... Ben Jr.
Marj Dusay
Hope Summers
Synopsis:
Luke once again tries to find a job, and he is suckered into working
for a not so nice company when they learn how nieve he is. [RF]

1.12 [-] The Second Hundred Years: SAN JUAN HILL
29Nov67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by Skip Webster
Directed by John Erman
music: George Duning
photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Wolfe Barzell ....... Cardinal Abevia
Herb Ellis .......... Slocum
Mary Jackson ........ Mother Superior
Stuart Margolin ..... Adonia
Eileen O'Neill ...... W.A.C. Sergeant
Synopsis:
Luke has to go to an aid of a friend,long deceased, of his from the
Civil War. This friend's name has been besmirched, and Luke wants
to set it straight.His friends grand daughter is alive however
and the two of them come up with the truth before an actual hearing
to get the records changed. [RF]

1.13 [--] The Second Hundred Years: LUKE A-LIKES
06Dec67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn
Directed by Richard Kinon.
music by George Duning
*************** no guest cast details/no synopsis ****************

1.14 [--] The Second Hundred Years: LET MY PEOPLE GO-GO
13Dec67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by Gene Thompson
Directed by Bob Claver
music: George Duning
photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Patricia Harty
Monty Landis ....... Charlie
Synopsis:
Take one publicity-happy go-go dancer; then put Luke in the picture.
Result: chaos. [RF]

1.15 [--] The Second Hundred Years: LUKE'S FIRST CHRISTMAS (in a long time)
20Dec67 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Teleplay by Peggy Chantler Dick/ Story by Peggy Chantler Dick, Douglas M. Dick
Directed by Paul Junger Witt
music: George Duning
photography: Lloyd Ahern
*************** no guest cast details/no synopsis ****************

1.16 [--] The Second Hundred Years: THE ABOMINABLE ICEMAN
27Dec1967 ABC Wed
Produced by Bob Claver
Written by J. E. Selby, Stanley H. Silverman
Directed by Richard Kinon
music: George Duning;
photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Herbert Voland ....... Mr. L.
Iggie Worthington .... Zindell
Nita Talbot .......... Virgie
Hal England .......... Private Garth
Norman Grabowski ..... Frankie
Larry Blake .......... Thompson
Len Lesser ........... Norton
H.B. Haggerty ........ Guard
Synopsis:
Mobsters in search of the frozen-people process kidnap Ken, thinking
he's Luke. Frenzy turns to chaos when they try to make an exchange. [RF]

1.17 [--] The Second Hundred Years: THE TREE-IN
03Jan68 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bluel
Written by Lila Garrett & Bernie Kahn
Directed by John Erman
music: George Duning
photography: Lloyd Ahern.
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
guest cast:
Christopher Shea .... Nobby
Logan Ramsey ........ Hembly
June Dayton ......... Mrs. Dawson
Synopsis:
Luke stumps the neighborhood and city hall to save a boy's favorite tree
from being felled by the sanitation department. [RF]

1.18 [--] The Second Hundred Years: RIGHT OF WAY
10Jan1968 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bleul
Written by John O'Dea & Jay Simms
Directed by Richard Kinon.
music: George Duning
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Henry Jones ......... Langston Barnes
Joseph Perry ........ Haines
Ned Wertimer ........ Bigsby
Synopsis:
Luke, bridling at 20th century restrictions on a man's freedom, hotly
disputes the crowning affront: a "no fishing" sign at his favorite
boyhood fishing haunt. [RF]

1.19 [--] The Second Hundred Years: FOR WHOM THE DRUMS BEAT
17Jan68 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bluel
Written by Skip Webster
Directed by Bob Rosenbaum
music: George Duning
photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Larry D. Mann ....... General Small
Dabbs Greer ......... General Craven
Toian Matchinga ..... Gloria Runningfawn
Synopsis:
Fourteen Indians, without reservations, powwow in the Carpenters'
backyard while blood brother Luke battles Army brass over the seizure
of tribal lands. [RF]

1.20 [--] The Second Hundred Years: THE HOUSE THAT NEEDED A CARPENTER
24Jan1968 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bluel
Teleplay by Peggy Chantler Dick/ Story by Peggy Chantler Dick, Douglas M. Dick
Directed by John Erman
music: George Duning
photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Norbert Schiller .... Rudy
Lili Valenty ........ Elsa
Dan Travanty (later Daniel J. Travanti) .... Sears
Synopsis:
Luke fights city hall, eminent domain, a U.S. marshal and a military
siege. Object: keep an old couple from being booted out of their
home to make way for a public putting green. [RF]

1.21 [--] The Second Hundred Years: SHINE ON, HARVEST MOONSHINE
31Jan1968 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bleul
Written by Gene Thompson
Directed by Paul Junger Witt
music: George Duning
director of photography: Harold Wellman
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Douglas Fowley ...... Henry Sykes
Ron Masak ........... Cop
Leonard Stone ....... Lieutenant
Lindsay Workman ..... Judge
Synopsis:
Blissfully ignorant of the law, Luke goes about his thriving corn
liquor business - until a bottle is mistakenly delivered to an
old killjoy who tries to make it a Federal case. [RF]

1.22 [--] The Second Hundred Years: LOVE ON THE DOUBLE
07Feb1968 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bluel
Written by J. E. Selby, Stanley H. Silverman
Directed by Richard Kinon
music: George Duning;
photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Beverlee McKinsey ... Flo
Parley Baer ......... Widdicomb
Artie Lewis ......... Cabby
Synopsis 1:
Luke is an unqualified success when he stands in for bashful Ken
on a big date. But the first, fine, careless rapture leads to a
mad scramble when Ken learns that Luke wooed the wrong girl. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Confusion is the rule when Luke stands in for Ken on a big date. [RF]

[--] 14Feb68 rerun of #1.05 "A Simple Son of the Soil" (first aired 04Oct67)

1.23 [--] The Second Hundred Years: DUDE HAND LUKE
21Feb1968 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bluel
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan.
Directed by Richard Kinon
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
William Smith ....... Joe
Susan Howard ........ Sonny
Synopsis:
Cool Luke tries to win the hand of a pretty ranch owner. [RF]

1.24 [--] The Second Hundred Years: LUCKY LUKE
28Feb68 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bluel
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Russell B. Mayberry.
music: George Duning;
photography: Lloyd Ahern
*************** no guest cast details/no synopsis ****************

1.25 [--] The Second Hundred Years: A DIFFERENT KIND OF BUG
21Mar68 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bluel
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Richard Kinon
music: George Duning;
photography: Lloyd Ahern
*************** no guest cast details/no synopsis ****************

1.26 [--] The Second Hundred Years: LUKE AND COMRADE TANYA
28Mar68 ABC Wed
Produced by Richard Bluel
Teleplay: Peggy Chantler Dick/ Story: Peggy Chantler Dick, Douglas M. Dick
Directed by Richard Kinon
music: George Duning
photography: Lloyd Ahern
Starring: Monte Markham (as Luke Carpenter/Ken Carpenter)
Guest cast:
Ilze Taurins ....... Tanya
Steve Franken ...... corporal
William Bassett .... Sergei
Synopsis:
A charming Russian sparks Luke's interest. [RF]

[--] 06Jun68 rerun of #1.10 "A Couple of Sad Dads" (first aired 15Nov67)
[--] 19Sep68 - final rerun


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- see #1.13 #1.15 #1.24 #1.25

[--] The Second Hundred Years: (title unknown)
Guest cast:
John Marley ..... Black Bart
Portia Nelson ... Mrs. Hildebrand
Synopsis:
Luke challenges Black Bart, a card virtuoso who took a little old lady
to the cleaners. [RF]

[--] The Second Hundred Years: (title unknown)
Guest cast:
Karen Arthur .... Sandra
Synopsis:
Luke and Edwin battle a phony libel suit. [RF]

[--] The Second Hundred Years: (title unknown)
Guest cast:
Don Beddoe ...... Tolliver
Synopsis:
Luke, the defrosted marvel, gets jailed for threatening Ken's boss. [RF]

[--] The Second Hundred Years: (title unknown)
Guest cast:
Bill Quinn ....... Everett
Synopsis:
A frantic mix-up results when Ken takes the wrong medical tests. [RF]


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