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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • My Son The All American
      4/8/64
      6.8
      Gifted Channing sports star Jeff Brubaker considers forfeiture of his athletic scholarship in order to concentrate on his newly found interest in Jewish studies.
    • Christmas Day Is Breaking Wan
      4/1/64
      5.0
      Dean Baker, his car loaded with a Christmas tree, nearly collides with Walter, a homeless young man who is sitting in the middle of a desolate road in the driving rain.
    • A Bang And A Whimper
      3/25/64
      7.5
      Poet laureate, Paddy Riordan, has agreed to give a reading at Channing University as a favor to his old friend, Professor Howe. However, the faculty is unprepared for his drunken revels, and the starstruck student assigned to show him around town is unaware of his cavalier attitude toward romance.
    • Wave Goodbye To Our Fair-Haired Boy
      When given the choice between finishing his second novel, and drinking, Professor Harrison Keith finds himself leaning heavily toward the latter.
    • The Trouble With Girls
      3/11/64
      7.5
      Larry Franklin is a rather sky freshman, and not ready to handle the worldliness of his sophomore roommate, or the wiles of a pretty coed with other motives.
    • Freedom Is A Lovesome Thing God Wot
      A black professor is charged by another professor in the sabotaging of a black student's efforts to gain a fellowship.
    • A Claim To Immortality
      2/26/64
      5.0
      Many are surprised when a professor turns down the appointment to head the newly formed Institute of Foreign Affairs.
    • The Face In The Sun
      2/19/64
      5.0
      Howe tries to figure out if his doomed romance with an Indian girl was real or imagined.
    • Ou Sont Les Neiges...?
      2/12/64
      5.0
      Having reached the age where he's too old to teach a class of his own, Professor Miller takes on the task of being Howe's assistant, only he soon tries to take over Howe's class.
    • Another Kind Of Music
      1/22/64
      5.0
      Law student Dante Donati has a problem. He would much rather be studying music, than cracking law books.
    • Swing For The Moon
      Swing For The Moon
      Episode 16
      1/15/64
      5.0
      The baseball big leagues are scouting Eddie Martin. But older brother Frank already has different plans for Eddie's life, helping out in the family business.
    • A Rich, Famous, Glamorous Folk Singer Like Me
      A folk singer wants her father to stop teaching, and to leave his "new" family.
    • Memory Of A Firing Squad
      1/1/64
      5.0
      A student from Latin-America attempts to make Professor Delcort leave his job teaching at Channing and go home to lend support to a new dictator and his regime.
    • A Hall Full Of Strangers
      12/25/63
      5.0
      Everyone in Channing is excited about German pianist Georg Linzer's American concert debut. Everyone, that is, except Professor Thielman, his former teacher, who accuses him of being sympathetic to Nazis.
    • The Last Testament Of Buddy Crown
      12/18/63
      5.0
      Dr. Crown takes an unhealthy interest in the former roommate of his deceased son. In return, the young man takes advantage of the father's kindness..and plentiful money.
    • A Window On The War
      12/11/63
      5.0
      A new Channing student threatens Professor Kobitz, whom he holds responsible for the death of his friend, a soldier in Vietnam.
    • A Doll's House With Pompoms And Trophies
      An aging graduate student must depend on his wife's income to support him; and he's just fine with that setup.
    • Beyond His Reach
      Beyond His Reach
      Episode 9
      11/27/63
      5.0
      Jim Watson has gotten Howe's attention. He falls asleep in class each day. Howe soon uncovers the reason why. Watson is working at night to pay for his schooling.
    • A Patron Saint For The Cargo Cult
      11/13/63
      5.0
      Professor Howe becomes increasingly suspicious of a divinity student's behavior as it grows more and more erratic.
    • Collision Course
      Collision Course
      Episode 7
      11/6/63
      5.0
      A school football hero becomes the unnatural focus of a faculty member's wife.
    • Potato Bash World
      10/30/63
      5.0
      A talented writer forgets about her talent, and her boyfriend, and sets her sights on Professor Howe.
    • Dragon In The Den
      10/23/63
      5.0
      A candidate for state attorney, who is a graduate of Channing, discovers that his campaign manager is running an underhanded campaign.
    • No Wild Games For Sophie
      10/9/63
      5.0
      Sophie's father is a chronic gambler, and unfortunately, it looks like the coed has picked up his bad habit.
    • An Obelisk For Benny
      10/2/63
      5.0
      An unlikely friendship develops between a withdrawn, paraplegic student and an outspoken, aggressive troublemaker.
    • Exercise In A Shark Tank
      9/25/63
      5.0
      Professor Stafford's career is jeopardized when a scheming coed makes accusations against him.
    • Message From A Tin Room
      9/18/63
      5.0
      The impassioned writings of death row inmate Lloyd Sullivan are brought to the attention of Professor Howe.
    • The Best Years
      New English professor Joseph Howe seeks out seasoned colleague Dean Fred Baker at Channing University on how to handle everyday life as a college level instructor.
    • Of This Time, Of That Place
      In this "Mr. Novak" meets college students series, the young English professor Joseph Howe soon finds out that he is ill prepared to tackle college kids, and seeks out seasoned colleague Dean Fred Baker at Channing University.
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