CTVA US Music Variety - "The Ray Stevens Show" (NBC) (Summer 1970)

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(NBC) (Summer 1970)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

## Andy Williams Presents The Ray Stevens Show ##
############### season Summer 1970 ##############
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NBC Saturdays 7:30-8:30pm Eastern

[01] Ray Stevens  [taped in Toronto]
20Jun1970
guests:
Andy Williams
Jo Anne Worley
Jonathan Winters
Bill Dana
Tom Smothers
Lulu

'Mama' Cass Elliot
Highlights:
Ray sings "Everything Is Beautiful" & "Gitarzan".
Andy sings "One Day of Your Life".

[02] Ray Stevens
27Jun1970
guests:
Canadian rock group The Guess Who
and in cameos
Andy Williams, Don Knotts, Bill Dana and Jonathan Winters.

[03] Ray Stevens
04Jul1970
no guests
Lulu
Mama Cass
Billy Van

cameos by Johnny Cash, Monty Hall and Bob Einstein (aka Super Dave).
Highlights:
Billy Van introduces a new running character, Mr. Echo, who sits on a mountain top. He is also the World's Greatest Singer,
but he has trouble with his repertoire.
Cameos, answering Who Is Ray Stevens? are supplied by Johnny Cash, Monty Hall and Bob Einstein.

[04] Ray Stevens
11Jul1970
no guests
Lulu
Steve Martin
Mama Cass

Highlights:
There's another chapter in The Sack-Opera, more violence from Lulu towards Ray.
Ray singing, among other songs, his "Ahab the Arab."
A big finale with all joining in for "Let It Be".

[05] Ray Stevens
18Jul1970
guests
The Lettermen
regulars
Lulu
Mama Cass

Highlights:
The Lettermen co-stars with Mama Cass Elliot aid Lulu in a comedy-song skit titled "Daughltrs of the Pioneers."
The whole cast presents "Sunday Morning" and 'Let the Sunshine In".

[06] Ray Stevens
25Jul1970
guests:
George Lindsey
Monty Hall
Jonathan Winters

with regulars
Lulu
Cass Elliot
Steve Martin
Solari and Carr
Dick Curtis
Highlights:
Ray sings "Mr. Businessman", "I'm Movin' On" and "These Are Not My People".
Cass sings "Poor Papa".
Lulu sings "In the Morning of My Life".
All join in for "Everyday People".

[07] Ray Stevens
01Aug1970
guests:
Carol Robinson
with regulars
Lulu
'Mama' Cass Elliot
Dick Curtis
Billy Van

Highlights:
Ray sings a medley of Fifties rock hits, "Crying", "America, Communicate With Me".
Lulu sings "Saved".
All join in for "California Dreamin'".
Sketches:
Cass Elliot's story of how she became "Mama" Cass.
Carol Robinson in a spoof of Carmen Miranda
Steve Martin supplies us with safety tips for summer driving.

 ## Andy Williams Presents The Ray Stevens Show ##
############### season Summer 1970 ##############
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