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Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters (1980-82)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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 Krofft Entertainment
for
NBC
Executive producers Sid and Marty Krofft
Producer Frank Peppiatt
Director Jack Regas
Writers Al Gordon, Bryan Blackburn, George Tricker, Neil Rosen, Peter Gallay, Bill Box, Frank Peppiatt and Norman Martin.

US Music Variety Series 1980-82   35 episodes x 60 min

Host Barbara Mandrell
and her sisters Louise and Irlene.

regulars
Krofft Puppets

Music Dennis McCarthy

## Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters ###
############## season 1 1980-81 ##############
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NBC Saturdays 8-9 pm Eastern

[01] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show [Premiere]
29Nov1980 NBC Sat
Guests
Gospel singer Andrae Crouch
The Krofft Puppets

Truck Shackley and the Texas Critters (country band of 5 musicians and a dog).
Highlights:
Barbara and her sisters perform "Come On In".
They join Andrae Crouch in "Through It All" and "God Loves Country People".
A tribute to Patsy Cline.

[02] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
06Dec1980 NBC Sat [rerun 09May81, 26Dec81]
Guests
Charley Pride
Hoyt Axton.

Highlights:
Songs include, "You Almost Slipped My Mind," "Evangeline," "I Can't Help Falling in Love." Also: a gospel medley by the cast.

[03] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
13Dec1980 NBC Sat [rerun 04Jul81]
Guests
Ray Stevens
The Krofft Puppets

Highlights:
Songs include, "Misty," "Hawaiian War Chant," "Ahab the Arab."
A tribute to Willie Nelson.

[04] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
20Dec1980 NBC Sat [rerun 20Jun81]
Guests
Bobby Vinton
Andrae Crouch.

Highlights:
"Jingle Bell Rock," "He," "This Is Another Day," "Looking for Love" and a medley of holiday songs.

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
27Dec1980
pre-empted


[05] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
03Jan1981 NBC Sat [rerun 05Sep81]
Guests
Bob Hope
Marty Robbins
The Krofft Puppets.

Highlights:
Marty sings "My Woman, My Woman, My Wife".
Bob and Barbara duet to "Buttons and Bows".
The Mandrells perform "Beer Barrel Polka".

[06] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
10Jan1981 NBC Sat [rerun 23May81]
Guests
Dolly Parton
John Schneider
The Krofft Puppets

Highlights:
Music: "Nine to Five," "Lady," "Heart to Heart." Also: a gospel medley by the cast.

[07] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
17Jan1981 NBC Sat [rerun 25Apr81]
Guests
Tennessee Ernie Ford
Jon 'Bowser' Bauman

Highlights:
Tennessee Ernie Ford sings "Tennessee Stud" and "Others".
Barbara & Ernie duet with "Daddie Frank".
Barbara and the Krofft Puppets perform "Doggie in the Window".

[08] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
24Jan1981 NBC Sat [rerun 22Aug81]
Guests
Conway Twitty
Fran Tarkenton
'Mean' Joe Green
Vince Ferragamo.

Highlights:
Music includes "Rest Your Love on Me," "The Way You Do the Things You Do."
A tribute to the Super Bowl.

[09] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
31Jan1981 NBC Sat [rerun 23May81, 10Oct81]
Guests
Andy Gibb
Minnie Pearl

Highlights:
Songs include, "Time Is Time," "Back Home Again," "You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore." Also: a tribute to the Everly Brothers.

[10] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
07Feb1981 NBC Sat [rerun 13Jun81, 17Oct81]
Guests
Paul Anka
T.G. Sheppard

Highlights:
Songs include, "You Are My Sunshine," "America the Beautiful," "Happy Together."

[11] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
14Feb1981 NBC Sat [rerun 27Jun81]
Guests
Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers
Robert Guillaume.

Highlights:
Songs include, "It Just Don't Get No Better than This," "All the Gold in California," "Along Came Jones."

[12] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
21Feb1981 NBC Sat [rerun 11Jul81]
Guests
Glen Campbell
Country group Alabama
Highlights:
Songs include, "Bonaparte's Retreat," "Old Flame, New Fire," "Standing Room Only," "I Don't Want to Know Your Name."

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
28Feb1981
pre-empted


[13] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
07Mar1981 NBC Sat [rerun 12Sep81]
Guests
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
The Statler Brothers

Highlights:
Songs include, "Side by Side," "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You," "I Go to My Grave Loving You."

[14] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
14Mar1981 NBC Sat [rerun 18Jul81]
Guests
Teddy Pendergrass
Mickey Gilley

Highlights:
Songs include, "Is It Still Good to Ya?" "Stand by Me," "Ride the Bull" and "Joy to the World."

[15] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
21Mar1981 NBC Sat [rerun 25Jul81]
Guests
B.J. Thomas
Charlie Daniels Band.

Highlights:
Louise & the Charlie Daniels Band perform "South's Gonna Do It Again".
Louise sings "Inseparable".
Charlie Daniels Band performs "In America".
And a gospel medley by Charlie, B.J. and the Mandrells, including "Jesus Loves Me."

[16] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
28Mar1981 NBC Sat [rerun 01Aug81]
Guests
Charlotte Rae
Ronnie Milsap
Blackwood Brothers

Highlights:
Songs include, "Smokey Mountain Rain," "Am I Losing You?" and "Indian Love Call."
Also: a tribute to Ray Price.

[17] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
04Apr1981 NBC Sat [rerun 29Aug81]
Guests
Dottie West
Jim Stafford

Highlights:
Barbara sings "Hold Me".
The Mandrells perform "Good Times, Good Music, Good Friends".
Jim sings "Cow Patty".
And a gospel medley by Dottie and the Mandrells.

[18] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
11Apr1981 NBC Sat [rerun 26Sep81]
Guests
Kenny Rogers
Andrae Crouch

Highlights:
Barbara and Louise duet to "I Fall to Pieces".
Kenny Rogers sings "Three Times a Lady".
The Mandrells, Andrae Crouch and the Christ Memorial Choir sing "God Loves the Country People".

[--] Barbara Mandrell
18Apr1981 [repeat from 03Jan81]
Bob Hope, Marty Robbins. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
25Apr1981 [repeat from 17Jan81]
Tennessee Ernie Ford, Jon 'Bowser' Bauman. (R)


[19] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
02May1981 [rerun 08Aug81]
Guests
Bobby Goldsboro
Bellamy Brothers

Highlights:
Songs include, "Sugar Daddy," "I Believe You," "You've Got a Friend."

[20] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
09May1981 [rerun 19Sep81]
Guests
Jerry Reed
The Krofft Puppets

Highlights:
Jerry and Barbara sing a medley of "Ain't Nobody's Business but My Own," "Hit the Road, Jack" and "Hand Me Down My Walking Cane."

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Summer Reruns - NBC Saturdays (23May81 - 26Sep81)
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[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
16May1981
pre-empted

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
23May1981 [repeat from 10Jan81]
Dolly Parton, John Schneider. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
30May1981 [repeat from 31Jan81]
Andy Gibb, Minnie Pearl. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
06Jun1981 [repeat from 06Dec80]
Charley Pride, Hoyt Axton. (R)


[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
13Jun1981 [repeat from 07Feb81]
Paul Anka, T.G. Sheppard. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
20Jun1981 [repeat from 20Dec80]
Bobby Vinton, Andrae Crouch. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
27Jun1981 [repeat from 14Feb81]
Robert Guillaume, Larry Gatlin. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
04Jul1981 [repeat from 13Dec80]
Ray Stevens, Krofft Puppets. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
11Jul1981 [repeat from 21Feb81]
Glen Campbell, Alabama. (R)


[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
18Jul1981 [repeat from 14Mar81]
Mickey Gilley, Teddy Pendergrass. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
25Jul1981 [repeat from 21Mar81]
B.J. Thomas, Charlie Daniels, The Krofft Puppets. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
01Aug1981 [repeat from 28Mar81]
Charlotte Rae, Ronnie Milsap. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
08Aug1981 [repeat from 02May81]
Bobby Goldsboro, Bellamy Brothers. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
15Aug1981
pre-empted

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
22Aug1981 [repeat from 24Jan81]
Conway Twitty, Fran Tarkenton, Vince Ferragamo, Mean Joe Greene. (R)


[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
29Aug1981 [repeat from 04Apr81]
Dottie West, Jim Stafford, The Krofft Puppets. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
05Sep1981 [repeat from 03Jan81]
Bob Hope, Marty Robbins. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
12Sep1981 [repeat from 07Mar81]
Roy Rogers, Dale Evans. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
19Sep1981 [repeat from 09May81]
Jerry Reed. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
26Sep1981 [repeat from 11Apr81]
Kenny Rogers, Andrae Crouch. (R)

## Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters ###
############## season 2 1981-82 ##############
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NBC Saturdays 8-9 pm Eastern

2.01 [21] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
03Oct1981 NBC Sat
Guests
Debbie Reynolds
and Country group Alabama.
Highlights:
Songs: "Country Girl," "Love in the First Degree," "Singin' in the Rain," "Light of a Clear Blue Morning," "Memphis."

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
10Oct1981 [repeat from 31Jan81]
Andy Gibb, Minnie Pearl. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
17Oct1981 [repeat from 07Feb81]
T.G. Sheppard, Paul Anka.


[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
24Oct1981
pre-empted for Baseball finals.

2.02 [22] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
31Oct1981 NBC Sat
Guests
John Schneider
Terri Gibbs

Highlights:
Songs: "I Wanna Be Around," "Them Good Ol' Boys Are Bad," "It's So Nice to Be with You," "Wish You Were Here."

2.03 [23] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
07Nov1981 NBC Sat
Guests
Conway Twitty
Patrick Duffy

Highlights:
Songs include "Red Neckin' Love Makin' Night," "You Don't Know Me," "Happy Tracks."
Also: a tribute to Elvis Presley.

2.04 [24] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
14Nov1981 NBC Sat
Guests
Tony Orlando
B.J. Thomas

Highlights:
Songs include "I Can See Clearly Now," "Bye Bye Love," "The Loving Kind."
Also: a musical salute to the U.S. Postal Service.

2.05 [25] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
21Nov1981 NBC Sat
Guests
The Statler Brothers
The US Air Force Cadet Choir.

Highlights:
A Thanksgiving celebration.
Songs include "Years Ago" and "Everyday." Also: the Mandrells re-create a holiday dinner from their childhood;
and trade vocals with the Statlers on "Memories Are Made of This."

2.06 [26] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
Show no. 209
28Nov1981 NBC Sat
Guests
Brenda Lee
Paul Williams
Meadowlark Lemon
The Young Blades of Bluegrass.

Highlights:
Songs include "Shine On," "Making Believe," "Didn't We?"

2.07 [27] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
05Dec1981 NBC Sat
Guests
Phyllis Diller
Mel Tillis

Highlights:
Songs: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World," "Bummin' Around." Also: Phyllis and the Mandrells spoof economy-fare air travel.

2.08 [28] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
12Dec1981 NBC Sat
Guests
Roy Rogers
Dale Evans
Sons of the Pioneers
Steve Wariner.

Highlights:
Songs include "A Little Help from My Friends," "All Roads Lead to You," "Cowboy."

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
19Dec1981 NBC Sat
Bobby Vinton, Andrae Crouch. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
26Dec1981 [repeat from 06Dec80]
Charley Pride, Hoyt Axton. (R)

2.09 [29] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
02Jan1982 NBC Sat
Guests
Andy Williams
The Oak Ridge Boys.

Highlights:
Songs: "Believe It or Not," "Elvira," "Smoke from a Distant Fire," a medley of Andy's hits, "Trying to Love Two Women."

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
09Jan1982
John Schneider, Terry Gibbs. (R)


[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
16Jan1982
Pre-empted by a Project Peacock special "Alice at the Palace" with Meryl Streep.

2.10 [30] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
Show no. 212
23Jan1982 NBC Sat
Guests
Ray Charles
Sylvia
Merle Travis
Gordon Terry
Joe Maphis
Norman Hamlet
Truck Shackley and the Texas Critters.

Highlights:
Songs include, "You Don't Know Me," "Sweet Yesterday," "Bring Me Sunshine," "You Make Me Happy."
Also: a spoof of public-service announcements about the tax season.

2.11 [31] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
30Jan1982 NBC Sat
Guests
Donny Osmond
Ray Stevens

Highlights:
Songs include, "Daybreak," "Step by Step," "Written in My Heart," "Love Is Thin Ice."
A spoof of physical-fitness buffs.

2.12 [32] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
06Feb1982 NBC Sat
Guests
Danny Thomas
Gail Davies

Highlights:
Songs: "I Got the Music in Me," "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me," "You Are So Beautiful," "Crawdad Song."

2.13 [33] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
13Feb1982 NBC Sat
Guests
Smothers Brothers
Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers.

Highlights:
Songs include, "Reach," "Cabbage," "In Like with Each Other."
Also: a musical tribute to Texas.

2.14 [34] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
Show no. 216
20Feb1982 NBC Sat
Guests
Tom Jones
R.C. Bannon
Truck Shackley and the Texas Critters.

Highlights:
Songs: "You-All Come," "Darlin'," "Deep in My Heart in Texas."
Also: the Krofft Puppets perform.

2.15 [35] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show [Final new episode of the series]
27Feb1982 NBC Sat
Guests
Johnny Cash
June Carter Cash
Mr. Blackwell.

Highlights:
In a sketch, Mr. Blackwell is roughed up for naming Barbara on his 10 worst-dressed list.
Songs include, "Higher and Higher," "Old Time Feeling," "We Can Work It Out."

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Spring/ Summer Reruns - NBC Saturdays (05Mar82 - 26Jun82)
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[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
05Mar1982 Fridays [repeat]
Tony Orlando, BJ Thomas. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
12Mar1982 [repeat]
Phyllis Diller, Mel Tillis. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
19Mar1982 [repeat]
Brenda Lee, Paul Williams, Meadowlark Lemon. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
26Mar1982 [repeat]
Debbie Reynolds, Alabama. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
03Apr1982
pre-empted

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
10Apr1982
pre-empted


[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
17Apr1982 [repeat]
Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Sons of the Pioneers, Steve Wariner. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
24Apr1982 [repeat]
Ray Charles, Sylvia. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
01May1982 [repeat]
Andy Williams, Oak Ridge Boys. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
08May1982 [repeat]
Smothers Brothers, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers.

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
15May1982 [repeat]
Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash. (R)


[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
22May1982 [repeat]
Tom Jones, R.C. Bannon

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
29May1982 [repeat]
Donny Osmond, Ray Stevens. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
05Jun1982 [repeat]
Danny Thomas, Gail Davies. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
12Jun1982 [repeat]
John Schneider, Terri Gibbs. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
19Jun1982 [repeat]
Kenny Rogers, Andrae Crouch. (R)

[--] Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters Show
26Jun1982 [repeat]
Dolly Parton, John Schneider, Krofft Puppets. (R)

## Barbara Mandrell & the Mandrell Sisters ###
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