CTVA US Music Variety - "The Rich Little Show" (NBC)(1976)

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The Rich Little Show (1976)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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THE RICH LITTLE SHOW
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NBC Production
for
NBC (Monday 8-9pm)(2Feb76-19Jul76) (Tuesdays for 4 eps)
Executive Producer Jerry Goldstein
Producers Rich Eustis and Al Rogers
Writers
Don Hinkley, Jim Mulligan, Peter Gallay, April Kelly, Dave O'Malley, Tom Chapman, Mort Scharfman,
Barry Levinson, Rudy Deluca
Director Lee Bernhardi

US Music Variety series 1976 14 episodes x 60 min

Host Rich Little (Impressionist)

series regulars
Charlotte Rae
Julie McWhirter
R.G. Brown
Mel Bishop
Joe Baker
Spo-De-Odee
and
Rich Little's sheepdog Dudley is also a regular.

The Robert E. Hughes Orchestra

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[00] The Rich Little Show (pilot)
03Sep1975 WNBC 52 min.
guests
George Burns
Sandy Duncan
Glen Campbell
Peter Marshall

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NBC (Monday 8-9pm)(2Feb76-19Jul76) (Tuesdays for 4 eps)

[01] The Rich Little Show
02Feb1976 NBC Mon
Premiere episode.
guests
Glenn Ford
John Davidson
Susan Saint James
Glenn Ford appears with a group of performing Dalmations. Susan Saint James performs a tap dance routine.
John Davidson sings a medley of songs "Feelings", "Mandy" and "My Eyes Adored".
Regulars are Charlotte Rae and Julie McWhirter. Rich Little's sheep-dog Dudley is also a regular.

[02] The Rich Little Show
09Feb1976
guests
McLean Stevenson
Karen Valentine
Hamilton Joe Frank and Reynolds
Rich and guests do a takeoff of "Nashville".
Karen and Rich sing "Baby Face".

[03] The Rich Little Show
16Feb1976
guests
Martin Milner
The Jackson 5
C.W. McCall
Rich does a takeoff on "Welcome Back Kosher".
And another favorite spoofing "Inspector Clumseau".
The Jackson 5 perform "Forever Came Today".

[04] The Rich Little Show
23Feb1976
guests
Betty White
C.W. McCall

[05] The Rich Little Show
01Mar1976
guests
William Conrad
Randolph Mantooth
Kevin Tighe
Bernadette Peters
Hamilton Joe Frank and Reynolds

[06] The Rich Little Show
08Mar1976 (rerun 28Jun76)
guests
Tom Bosley
Sherman Hemsley
and three of Kotter's sweathogs
Ron Palillo
Lawrence Hilton Jacobs
Robert Heyges

[07] The Rich Little Show
15Mar1976
guests
Michael Landon
Ron Howard
The Silvers

[08] The Rich Little Show
22Mar1976
guests
Bob Hope
Chad Everett
folk singer Larry Groce
In comedy sketches Bob, Chad and Rich spoof the Academy Awards.
Chad appears as Dick Smothers and Rich as Tom Smothers in a sendup of the brothers.
Larry sings "Junk Food Junkie",
Charlotte Rae plays a shoe-stor customer with an uncontrollable foot fetish.
Rich, R.G. Brown and Joe Baker appear as The Three Stooges in a slapstick courtroom session that features
Chad as a harassed defendant.

[09] The Rich Little Show
29Mar1976 NBC Mon
guests
Frank Gorshin
Marilyn Michaels

[10] The Rich Little Show
05Apr1976 NBC Mon (rerun 21Jun76)
guests
Bing Crosby
Bill Cosby

[--] The Rich Little Show
12Apr1976 (postponed to 11May76)

[--] The Rich Little Show
19Apr1976
pre-empted

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Moves to Tuesdays for final 4 episodes (27Ap76-18May76)
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[11] The Rich Little Show
27Apr1976 NBC Tue (postponed from 19Apr76)
guests
Paul Michael Glaser
David Soul
Rich and the stars of "Starsky and Hutch" do another series takeoff on "Sappy Days".

[12] The Rich Little Show
04May1976 NBC Tue (rerun 05Jul76)
guests
Jessica Walter
Scatman Crothers
Larry Groce

[13] The Rich Little Show
11May1976 NBC Tue (postponed from 12Apr76)(rerun 19Jul76)
guests
Andy Griffith
The Hudson Brothers
Rich Little does his impression of Johnny Carson.

[14] The Rich Little Show
18May1976 NBC Tue
guests
Bill Bixby
Mel Torme
Rich portrays General Patton in a World War II spoof.


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From May 24 to June 14, 1976 the show was replaced by a mini-series.
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Reruns (21Jun56-19Jul76)
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[--] The Rich Little Show
21Jun1976 (rerun of 05Apr76)

[--] The Rich Little Show
28Jun1976 (rerun of 08Mar76)

[--] The Rich Little Show
05Jul1976 (rerun of 04May76)

[--] The Rich Little Show
19Jul1976 (rerun of 11May76)

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