CTVA US Drama - "The New People" (Spelling/ABC)(1969-70)

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The New People (1969-70)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox [Uploaded Feb 2018]
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Aaron Spelling productions
for
ABC
Filmed at Paramount Studios
Executive producers Aaron Spelling and Danny Thomas
Created by Aaron Spelling and Larry Gordon
Developed by Rod Serling

US Drama series 1969-70  Pilot +16 episodes x 45 min 

cast:
Tiffany Bolling as Susan Bradley
Zooey Hall as Bob Lee
David Moses as Gene Washington
Peter Ratray as George Potter
Jill Jaress as Ginny Loomis
Dennis Olivieri as Stanley Gabriel
Kevin Michaels as Dexter
Elizabeth Berger as Laura
Clive Clerk as Jack

Premise:
Drama about a group of college students trying to build their own society
after being stranded on an island.

Theme music by Earle Hagen, sung by The First Edition

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ABC Mondays 8:15-9:00pm (22-Sep-1969 to 12-Jan-1970)

[01] THE NEW PEOPLE: [Pilot]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehnaDnmRu3U
22Sep1969 ABC
Written by Rod Serling
Directed by George McCowan
Director of photography Henry Cronjager
Art Director Paul Bylos, Jr.
Film Editor Bob Lewis
Guest cast:
Richard Kiley ...... Hannichek
Parley Baer ......... John Pilgrim
Brenda Sykes ...... Barbara
Kevin O'Neal ........ Stanley
Lee J. Lambert ...... Bull
Nancy DeCarl ....... Gloria
Jerry Strickler ........ Student
Synopsis:
A group of people start their own society after their plane crashes on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

[02] The New People: PANIC IN THE SAND
29Sep1969 ABC
Written by Harold Gast
Directed by William Wiard
Guest cast:
Richard Dreyfuss ..... Dr. Owen Rudd
Lee Stanley .............. Ben Boyer
Steve Cory ............... Phil
Marcy Lafferty .......... Vicky
Tim Burns ............... Carl
Synopsis:
The group must figure out what is causing people to get sick.

[03] The New People: THE TIN GOD
06Oct1969 ABC
Written by Charles McDaniel
Directed by George McCowan
Guest cast:
Donna Baccala ....... Wendy
Paul L. Ehrmann .... Lou
Jack Lange ............ Fred
Ellen Moss ............ Myra
Patty Elder .............. Student
Synopsis:
After an accident occurs Bob must care for the injured girl.

[04] The New People: MURDERER!
13Oct1969 ABC
Written by Stephen Kandel
Directed by Nick Webster
Guest cast:
Carl Reindel ........... Dan Stoner
Chris Erickson ....... Ned Bender
Sherry Miles .......... Nellie
Mark Jenkins ......... Phil Peters
A Martinez ............. Gradis
Beverly Atkinson .... Louella
Synopsis:
Fearing that someone in their group is a killer after a young boy is found dead, they must investigate and solve the case.

[05] The New People: COMES THE REVOLUTION, WE USE THE GIRLS' SHOWER
20Oct1969 ABC
Written by George Kirgo
Directed by Corey Allen
Guest cast:
Susan Batson ....... Elisa Rhodes
Philip Chapin ....... Caffey
Jerry Diez ............ Don
Elaine Princi ........ Sally
Synopsis:
A decision is made about a new water system, but the group must debate the pros and cons of such a venture.

[06] The New People: LIFELINE
27Oct1969 ABC
Written by John W. Bloch
Directed by Nick Webster
Guest cast:
Brenda Scott ............ Christine Miller
Steve Cory ................ Will
Pamela Bekolay ........ Millie
Synopsis:
A group of younger people decide to form their own group on another island.

[07] The New People: MARRIAGE - BOMANO STYLE
03Nov1969 ABC
Written by E. Arthur Kean
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest cast:
Robert R. Cannon ......... Toby
Kate Heflin ..................... Cara
Dennis Redfield .............. Rube
Synopsis:
A pregnant girl decides she would rather be alone than with her husband whom she was forced to marry.

[08] The New People: IS THIS ANY WAY TO RUN AN ISLAND?
10Nov1969 ABC
Written by E. Arthur Kean
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest cast:
Richard Anthony ..... Max
Tim O'Kelly ............. Harry
Jan Sherman .......... Margo
Synopsis:
The islanders are faced with the beach boys stealing their food and with no forces to stop them, try to set a few new rules.

[09] The New People: THE DARK SIDE OF THE ISLAND
17Nov1969 ABC
Written by Gwen Bagni and Paul Dubov
Directed by Nick Webster
Guest cast:
Joyce Ames ........ Patty
Valerie De Camp .... Lorna
Dan Ferrone ........... Marc
Michael Hardstark ..... Ralph
Melissa Murphy ...... Heather
Synopsis:
The group becomes very worried when they find unknown body buried in a grave and one of the kids turns up missing.

[10] The New People: A BRIDE IN BASIC BLACK: THE COURTSHIP, PART 1
24Nov1969 ABC
Written by Harold Gast
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest cast:
Jim McMullan ....... Ben Geary
Gordon Hoban ....... Freddie
Mary Gail Hobbs .... Meg
Pegi Boucher ....... Nedda
Dan Spelling ......... Secondari
Synopsis:
The women on the island begin to ask for laws to protect their rights as individuals when some of the
men take too many liberties with them.

[11] The New People: A BRIDE IN BASIC BLACK: SURRENDER, PART 2
01Dec1969 ABC
Written by Harold Gast
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest cast:
Jim McMullan ....... Ben Geary
Gordon Hoban ....... Freddie
Mary Gail Hobbs .... Meg
Pegi Boucher ....... Nedda
Judd Laurance ..... Nat
Harvey Fisher ......... Walter
Synopsis:
Susan tries to figure out a way to get laws passed to protect the women and her options with Ben.

[12] The New People: THE PIED PIPER OF POT
08Dec1969 ABC
Written by Edwin Blum
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest cast:
Richard Evans ..... Steppenwolf
Chris Erickson ..... Bender
Zack McWiggins .... Watson
Elaine Princi ........ Sally
Renny Roker ........ Fisher
Dan Spelling ..... Secondari
Synopsis:
A self proclaimed mystic proposes to show the group the way to bliss through meditation and marijuana.

[13] The New People: SPEED KILLS
15Dec1969 ABC
Directed by Harry Harvey Jr.
Guest cast:
Robert Drivas ..... Warren
Frank Orsatti ...... Student
Synopsis:
The New People must cope with the problems of mental illness when a happy-go-lucky guy turns into a
paranoid maniac with murderous intentions.

[14] The New People: THE GUNS OF BOMANO
22Dec1969 ABC
Written by Edward J. Lasko
Directed by George McCowan
Guest cast:
Aron Kincaid ........... Davis
Beverly Cromwell .... Crissy
Philip Chapin ........... Caffey
Jeff Cooper .............. Willard
Cynthia Hull ............. Judy
Mark Jenkins ........... Phil
Penny Roker ........... John
Solomon Sturges .... Bricker
Synopsis:
The election of an armed peace officer brings to the island the old issues of law and order,
gun control and the role of police in society.

[15] The New People: THE PRISONER OF BOMANO
29Dec1969 ABC
Written by E. Arthur Kean
Directed by Corey Allen
Guest cast:
Billy Dee Williams .... Heath
Judy Pace ................ Della
James Iglehart ......... Hap
Christopher Joy ....... Davey
Synopsis:
Wash is imprisoned by fellow blacks who are establishing their own society and don't trust him.

[16] The New People: THE SIEGE OF FERN'S CASTLE
05Jan1970 ABC
Written by Rod Serling
Directed by Harry Harvey Jr.
Guest cast:
Susan Howard ........ Fern
Synopsis:
Fern, a self-sufficient New Englander who's made a home in the wrecked plane -- and refuses to leave
when a dangerous mine is beached near-by.

[17] The New People: ON THE HORIZON [Final Episode]
12Jan1970 ABC
Written by Stephen Kandel
Directed by Corey Allen
Guest cast:
Tyne Daly .............. Kathy
Benjamin Archibek ........ Paul
Synopsis:
With a possible rescue looming, the New People have a decision to make whether to remain on the
island or go back to civilization.

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