CTVA US Drama - "Class of '65" (Universal/NBC)(1977-78) Hosted by Tony Bill

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What Really Happened to the
Class of '65?

 
 aka "Class of '65"
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Writers Guild of America (wga)

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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO THE CLASS OF '65? aka "Class of '65"
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Universal Television Production
for
NBC (Thursdays 9:00pm- 10:00pm ET) (8Dec77-27Jul78)
Executive Producer Richard Irving
Based on Michael Medved and David Wallechinsky's non-fiction best seller.

US Drama/Anthology series 1977-78 14episodes x 60min color

Cast:
Tony Bill as Sam Ashley (narrator, teacher)

Premise:
An anthology series that updates the lives of members of a fictious high school's
1965 graduating class.

Theme music performed by Venice.

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NBC Thursdays (8Dec77-27Jul78)

1.1 [--] Class of '65: EVERYBODY'S GIRL
Universal Prod. No. 49234
08Dec1977 NBC Thur
Producer Richard Irving
Written by Ann Beckett
Director Harry Falk
Music Don Costa
cast:
Annette O'Toole .... Kathy Adams Miller
Tim Matheson ....... Jay Miller
Denny Miller ....... Jim Vann
Valorie Armstrong .. Samantha
Charles Frank ...... Dane
Priscilla Pointer .. Dr. Maurice
Synopsis:
A girl who had the worst reputation in class is now married and her marriage
is threatened by a renewed inclination to promiscuity. [RF]

1.2 [--] Class of '65: CLASS HUSTLER
Universal Prod. No. 49223
15Dec1977 NBC Thur
Producer Richard Irving
Written by Peter S. Fischer
Director Richard Irving
Music Don Costa
cast:
Kristoffer Tabori .. Eddie
Jane Curtin ........ Ivy
Dennis Howard ...... Captain Fitzgordon
Harold Sylvester ... Dolan
A Martinez ......... Carlos
Robert Symonds
Christopher Tenney
Synopsis:
A former surfer and high-school Romeo lost all ambition when he lost a leg in
Vietnam. With encouragement of a fellow VA hospital patient he's making a go
at a marathon ocean swim. [RF]

1.3 [--] Class of '65: CLASS DREAMERS
Universal Prod. No. 49220
22Dec1977 NBC Thur
Producer Jack Laird
Written by James M. Miller
Director James M. Miller
Music Don Costa
cast:
Gilbert Garcia ..... Solado
Eugene Roche ....... Lloyd Casty
Richard Stanley .... Sook
Alex Rocco ......... Hornblower
Judy Landers ....... Wanda
Yvonne Regalado .... Stel
Synopsis:
Two years after graduation, two would be restauranteurs run-up against business
world reality a building inspector. [RF]

1.4 [--] Class of '65: GIRL NOBODY KNEW
Universal Prod. No. 49229
29Dec1977 NBC Thurs
Producer Rick Husky
Written by John Kurland
Director Edward Parone
Music Don Costa
cast:
Kim Cattrall ....... Cynthia
Larry Hagman ....... Gene
Jessica Walter ..... Fran
Michael Anderson Jr. Doug
John Rubinstein .... Jaik
Kevin Dignam ....... Shirley
Synopsis:
An aspiring singer-songwriter overcomes her shyness when a record producer shows
interest in her lyrics and in her. [RF]

1.5 [--] Class of '65: CLASS ATHLETE (aka Class Jock)
Universal Prod. No. 49206
05Jan1978 NBC Thur
Producer Jack Laird
Written by Walter Koenig
Director Harry Falk
cast
Meredith Baxter Birney .. Gloria
Roger Kern ......... John
David Hollander .... Andy
Jennifer Darling ... Louise
Tony Schwab ........ Chuck
Jed Allan
Synopsis:
After six years a Vietnam POW, the class's champion wrestler returns to his
wife and son. [RF]

1.6 [--] Class of '65: CLASS CRUSADER
Universal Prod. No. 49219
12Jan1978 NBC Thur
Producer Jack Laird
Written by Linda B. Elstad
Director Larry Dobkin
Music Jimmie Haskell
cast:
Laurie Prange
Don Johnson ........ Edgar
Kate Reid ......... Jane
Christopher Tenney . Ted
Synopsis:
An affluent idealist is drawn to the Appalachian poor she works with. [RF]

1.7 [--] Class of '65: GIRL WHO ALWAYS SAID NO
Universal Prod. No. 49237
19Jan1978 NBC Thur
Producer Robert Blees
Written by Robert Blees
Director Seymour Robbie
Music Don Costa
cast:
Linda Purl
Cliff DeYoung ...... Jon
Anne Francis ....... Carol
Jack Ging .......... Danny
Synopsis:
A young class beauty has turned unresponsive because of her father's sexual
advances. [RF]

1.8 [--] Class of '65: CLASS CLOWN
Universal Prod. No. 49240
26Jan1978 NBC Thur
Producer Ron Satloff
Written by Robert Janes
Director Ron Satloff
Music Don Costa
cast:
Michael Lembeck .... Nick Romansky
Robin Mattson ...... Shelley
Susan Berlin ....... Gillian English
Reb Brown .......... Butkus
William Sylvester .. Kelly
Steve Allen ........ Talk Show Host
John Calvin ........ Wilson
Ron Hajek .......... Buck
Synopsis:
Five years after graduation the class clown is an aspiring comedian desperate
for a big break. [RF]

1.9 [--] Class of '65: REUNION IN TERROR
Universal Prod. No. 49249
02Feb1978 NBC Thur
Produced by Richard Irving
Teleplay by Ann Beckett
Story by Peter S. Fischer
Directed by Richard Irving
Director of photography: Fred Jackman
Music James DiPasquale
cast:
Jeanne Lange
John Beck .......... Dr. Tanner
Dolph Sweet ........ Captain Mullins
Richard Lawson ..... Lt. Sawyer
Trey Wilson ........ Rich
Richard Cox ........ Josh
Gerald Castillo .... Coach
Synopsis:
A ten-year reunion brings together a psychiatrist and the unidentified strangler
she is investigating. [RF]

1.10 [--] Class of '65: MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED
Universal Prod. No. 49228
09Feb1978 NBC Thur
Producer Richard Irving
Written by Gregory Hoblit
Director Leo Penn
Music Don Costa
cast:
Vincent Van Patten . Peter
Kitty Ruth ......... Cheryl
Dennis Patrick ..... Philip Demming
Emmaline Henry ..... Louise Demming
Dirk Blocker ....... Buzz
Michael Horsley .... Jack
Lynne Topping ...... Cindy
Katherine Moffat ... Cheryl
Perry Lang ......... Brian
Calvin Levels ...... Lionel
Synopsis:
The high-school star is now involved in a college cheating scandal. [RF]

1.11 [--] Class of '65: CLASS UNDERACHIEVER
Universal Prod. No. 49217
16Feb1978 NBC Thur
Producer Jack Laird
Teleplay by Art Eisenson/ Story by Jack Laird
Director Jack Starrett
cast:
Marc Singer
Chief Dan George ... Eddie
Leslie Nielsen ..... Bunky
Joey Fontana ....... Jim Garvey Jr.
Norman Alden ....... Jim Garvey
Lynn Holly Johnson.. Robin
Johana De Winter ... Thelma
Synopsis:
A Vietnam veteran visits the father of a deceased war buddy and stays on to
help him. [RF]

1.12 [--] Class of '65: MR. POTENTIAL
Universal Prod. No. 49236
23Feb1978 NBC Thur
Produced by Jon Epstein
Written by Robert Hamilton
Directed by James Sheldon
Director of photography Steve Poster
Music James DiPasquale
cast:
Richard Hatch
Paul Burke ......... McDonald
Rosanna Arquette ... Nancy
John Marley ........ Frank Spencer
Maggie Wellman ..... G.A. Malone
Jack Ging .......... Gary Lowen
Pat Anderson ....... Cheryl Lynn
Erin Blunt ......... Elgin
Synopsis:
By 1972, the class underachiever is under pressure to improve his lot. [RF]

1.13 [--] Class of '65: CLASS RENEGADE
Universal Prod. No. 49233
02Mar1978 NBC Thur
producer Robert L. Crawford
Written by Priscilla English
Director Alan J. Levi
Music Jimmie Haskell
cast:
Kario Salem
Monte Markham ...... Briggs
Dori Brenner ....... Nan
Dolores Cantu ...... Susanna
Rudy Ramos ......... Contreras
Gene Davis ......... Thorssen
Toni Kalem ......... Juana
Kevin Scullin ...... Student
Synopsis:
Released from prison, the class brawler signs up for extension classes at his
alma mater. [RF]

1.14 [--] Class of '65: CLASS MISFIT
Universal Prod. No. 49245
09Mar1978 NBC Thur
Producer Jules Irving
Written by Charles E. Israel
Director Jules Irving
Music James DiPasquale
cast:
Kathleen Beller
Joseph Campanella .. Racklin
June Barrett ....... Jill
Lawrason Driscoll .. Frank
Synopsis:
A member of a successful family is plagued by academic and personal difficulties. [RF]

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