CTVA US Comedy - "Struck by Lightning" (CBS)(Fall 1979) Jeffrey Kramer, Jack Elam

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Struck by Lightning (1979)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: John King
references:
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STRUCK BY LIGHTNING
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Fellows -Keegan Production
in association with
Paramount Television

for
CBS (Wednesdays 8:30 PM EST)
Produced by Arthur Fellows and Terry Keegan

US Comedy series Fall 1979 6 episodes (4 aired/2 unaired) x 30 min color
(19Sep79-03Oct79)
Starring:
Jack Elam as Frank
Jeffrey Kramer as Ted Stein
Millie Slavin as Nora (worker at the Inn)
Bill Erwin as Glenn Hillman (guest at the Inn)
Jeff Cotler as Brian (Nora's son)
Richard Stahl as Walt Calvin (local realtor)

Premise:
Shortly after inheriting the Bridgewater Inn, a decrepit Victorian
Lodge in Maine, Ted Stein, a science teacher and descendant of the
famous Dr. Frankenstein, discovers that Frank, the caretaker, is
the 230-year-old creation of his great grandfather. Stories relate
Ted's efforts to run the inn and develop the special serum Frank
needs every fifty years to survive.

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CBS (Wednesdays 8:30 PM EST)

[01] Struck By Lightning: (pilot)
19Sep79 CBS Wed
Starring: Jack Elam (as Frank) Jeffrey Jramer (Ted)
with: Millie Slavin (as Nora), Bill Erwin (as Glenn)
Synopsis:
Debut: The Frankenstein monster lives- a likable fellow,
as young science teacher Ted Stein (Jeffrey Kramer) learns
when he visits the rustic inn he inherited. In the opener,
Ted also learns something about his great-grandfather,who
once had a lab in the basement. [JK]

[02] Struck By Lightning: TOOT, TOOT, TUTOR GOODBYE
26Sep79 CBS Wed
Synopsis:
Frank goes to pieces when he learns that Ted plans to accept
a job and leave the inn before he can whip up a new batch of
Frank's life-saving serum. [JK]

[03] Struck By Lightning: THE MOVIE
03Oct79 CBS Wed
with:
Richard Stahl (as Walt)
Guest Cast:
Jonathan Goldsmith (as Dracula)
Keene Curtis (as Godfrey)
Synopsis:
A film company rents the inn for a horror-movie that features a
typical Hollywood Frankenstein--and Frank doesn't like it. [JK]

[--] 10Oct79 Pre-empted: Movie " The Greek Tycoon"

[04] Struck By Lightning: FRANK MEETS THE PRESS (final episode)
17Oct79 CBS Wed
Guest Cast:
Liz Georges (as Connie)
Synopsis:
A reporter doing an article on old country inns threatens to unearth
Frank's past as she digs up legends about Ted's place. [JK]
[Last show of the series.]

[05] Struck By Lightning: HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRANK - unaired
[06] Struck By Lightning: MAIN EVENT - unaired

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