CTVA US Music Variety - "The Jim Stafford Show" (ABC)(1975)

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The Jim Stafford Show (1975)
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with contributions by: Rina Fox
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THE JIM STAFFORD SHOW
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ABC Production
for
ABC (Wednesdays 10:00-11:00pm ET)(30Jul75-03Sep75)
Executive Producers: Phil Gernhard & Tony Scotti
Produced by Rich Eustis & Al Rogers

US Music Variety Series 1975 6 episodes x 60 min

Host Jim Stafford
With:
The Eddie Karam Orchestra

regulars
Valerie Curtin
Richard Stahl
Deborah Allen
Phil MacKenzie
Cyndi Wood
Jeanne Sheffield
Tom Biener
Jean Anne Chapman

Country Singer Jim Stafford, best known for his hits "Spiders and Snakes" (1973) and "My Girl Bill" (1974)

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ABC Wednesday 10:00-11:00pm ET (30Jul75-03Sep75)

[01] The Jim Stafford Show
30Jul75 ABC Wed
guests
Bernadette Peters
Gavin MacLeod

Highlights:
Bernadette Peters sings "All That Jazz".
Bernadette and Jim spoof Cher and Elton John, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
MacLeod does a skit in which he touts a campaign to stamp out crippling dullness. "Dullness will strike six
out of 12 Americans in their lifetime," he says in the skit.

[02] The Jim Stafford Show
06Aug75 ABC Wed
guests
Jessi Colter
Ruth Buzzi

Highlights:
Jessi sings "I'm Not Lisa".
Ruth Buzzi sings a song about transplants, "I'm Not Myself Anymore".
Ruth and Jim spoof Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler, Sleeping Beauty and Prince Charming.
Jim is joined by Rodney the Robot in singing "I Got Stoned and I Missed It".
Jim and Deborah Allen, Jeanne Chapman and Jeanne Sheffield join in for "Snap Your Fingers"
and a skit "Brother Goodbody and His Beat the Devil Crusade."

[03] The Jim Stafford Show
13Aug75 ABC Wed
guests
Loretta Swit
Ken Berry
Highlights:
Jim spoofs Bob Dylan, Charlie Rich and Elvis Presley while portraying the singing son of
a Grant Wood farm couple.

[04] The Jim Stafford Show
20Aug75 ABC Wed
guests
Karen Valentine
Bill Daily

Highlights:
A spoof of "The Glenn Miller Story".

[05] The Jim Stafford Show
27Aug75 ABC Wed
guests
George Gobel
The Captain and Tennille

Highlights:
Stafford's version of a lounge organist who found religion, Brother Goodbody, is on display again this evening,
and he's a delightful caricature of the South and Southwest.
Time in for Brother Goodbody, and a vocal number by Stafford and Rodney the Robot titled "Your Bullfrog Drinks Champagne."

[06] The Jim Stafford Show
03Sep75 ABC Wed
guests
Robert Mitchum
Arte Johnson

Highlights:
Stafford tries and "fails" to get Robert Mitchum to sing.
Arte Johnson clowns a bit with Jim in a skit.

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