CTVA US Music Variety - "The Smothers Brothers Show" (NBC)(1975)

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The Smothers Brothers Show (variety) (NBC)(Early 1975)
The Smother Brothers Show (1975)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS SHOW (1975)
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a Jocar Inc. Production
for
NBC
Executive producers, Joe Byrne, Tom Egan
Producers, Kenny Solms, Gail Parent

US Music Variety Comedy series 1975 13 episodes x 60 min

Hosted by Tom and Dick Smothers

Regular/ Recurring Cast:
Don Novello, Pat Paulsen, Leigh French, Pete Smith, Bob Einstein, Betty Aberlin, Evelyn Russell

The Marty Paich Orchestra

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NBC Mondays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern (13Jan75-26May75)
(Replaced "Born Free" which was cancelled mid-season)

[01] The Smothers Brothers Show
13Jan1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
Johnny Carson
Redd Foxx
Alice Cooper
George Burns


[02] The Smothers Brothers Show
20Jan1975 NBC Mon (rerun 31Mar75)
Guests:
Kate Smith
Paul Lynde
Sha-Na-Na

Cameo appearances by Jack Albertson and Freddie Prinze of "Chico and the Man".
They do an impression of Tom and Dick.
Highlights:
Paul portrays a suicidal houseplant.
Tom plays a customer who comes to Paul's complaint desk.
All join in for a spoofing of Country Music.
Sha-Na-Na perform "Shake, Rattle and Roll".
Kate Smith sings "I Have Dreamed".
Kate and Tom duet on "Me and My Baby".

[03] The Smothers Brothers Show
27Jan1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
Olivia Newton-John
David Steinberg

Highlights:
David portrays a mad psychiatrist counseling an unhappy couple.
Tommy tells about his new pet, a cloud.
Tom, Dick, David and Don pick on Uncle Sam in a takeoff off comedy roasts.
Olivia Newton-John sings "Have You Never Been Mellow?"
Tom and Dick perform "In Times Like These" and "Michael (Row the Boat Ashore)".
Olivia and Dick duet on "If You Could Read My Mind".

[04] The Smothers Brothers Show
03Feb1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
Ray Charles
Dom DeLuise

[05] The Smothers Brothers Show
10Feb1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
Cloris Leachman
Pat Paulsen
America

[06] The Smothers Brothers Show
17Feb1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
Peter Lawford
Anne Murray
Stanley Myron Handelman

[07] The Smothers Brothers Show
24Feb1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
Milton Berle
Sally Kellerman
Barry Manilow


[08] The Smothers Brothers Show
05Mar1975 NBC Mon (rerun 26May75)
Guests:
Pat Paulsen
Mason Williams
John Hartford
Jennifer Warnes
Leigh French
Bob Einstein

Reuniting of Tom and Dick's regulars from their first variety program.

[--] The Smothers Brothers Show was pre-empted on March 10, 1975 for a Family Theatre special of Oscar Wilde's
"The Canterville Ghost" starring David Niven.

[09] The Smothers Brothers Show
17Mar1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
George Carlin
Rona Barrett

Pat Paulsen

[--] The Smothers Brothers was pre-empted on March 24, 1975 for "The Runaway Barge" a television movie pilot
for a possible series, starring Bo Hopkins and Tim Matheson.

[--] The Smothers Brothers rerun on March 31, 1975 of episode 2 from January 20, 1975.

[--] The Smothers Brothers was pre-empted on April 07, 1975 for Carl Sandburg's "Lincoln" a six part special
starring Hal Holbrook.

[--] 14Apr1975 NBC Mon - no details

[--] The Smothers Brothers was pre-empted on April 21, 1975 for Baseball Game.

[10] The Smothers Brothers Show
28Apr1975 NBC Mon
Writers, Mickey Rose, Ray Jessel, James R. Stein, Robert Illes, Chevy Chase, Pat Proft, Kenny Solms, Gail Parent.
Director, Peter Calabrese
Music director, Marty Paich
Guests:
Ringo Starr
Lily Tomlin
John Stewart
Pat Paulsen
Steve Martin
Bob Einstein
Don Novello


[11] The Smothers Brothers Show
05May1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
Kris Kristofferson
Rita Coolidge
Arlo Guthrie
Don McLean
Billy Swan
Mickey Newberry


[12] The Smothers Brothers Show
12May1975 NBC Mon
Guests:
David Gates
Florence Henderson


[13] The Smothers Brothers Show
19May1975 NBC Mon
Writers, Mickey Rose, Ray Jessel, James R. Stein, Robert Illes, Chevy Chase, Pat Proft, Kenny Solms, Gail Parent ;
special material by Bob Einstein and Don Novello
Director, Peter Calabrese
Musical director, Marty Paich
Guests:
Linda Ronstadt
Hoyt Axton

Highlights:
Pat Paulsen delivers a lecture on the nature of humor and
Don Novello portrays a priest hearing some unusual confessions.
Linda Ronstadt sings "Heart like a Wheel".
Hoyt Axton performs "Sweet Misery".
Tom, Dick and Linda sing "When Will I be Loved?"
Tom, Dick and Hoyt perform the "No No Song".

[--] 26May75 NBC Mon - (rerun from 05Mar1975)

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