Happening '68 - Season 1

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ABC (ended 1969)

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Episode Guide

  • September 14, 1968: The Everly Brothers / Gladys Knight and the Pips

    --The Everly Brothers
    --Gladys Knight and the Pips

  • September 7, 1968: Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart

    --Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart - "Alice Long" and "I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight"

    --Judges in Happening amateur band contest: Gary Owens; Peter Deuel & James Doohan.
    Bands in contest:
    1. The Heartbeats (from Lubbock, Texas) - "Time Won't Let Me"
    2. The Fabulous Malibus (from San Francisco) - "I Got the Feeling"

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  • August 31, 1968: Sly & The Family Stone

    --Sly & The Family Stone - "Life"
    --Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Gone" & "Movin' On"

  • August 24, 1968: Jonathan Harris
    8/24/68
    0.0

    Guest:
    --Jonathan Harris (of "Lost In Space").

    Regulars:
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders
    --Sue Cameron, editor of Teen magazine, presents news for teenagers.

  • August 17, 1968: The Beach Boys
    8/17/68
    9.7

    --The Beach Boys - "Do It Again," "Friends" & "Wake the World."

  • August 10, 1968: The American Breed, Sajid Khan

    The American Breed perform "Any Way That You Want Me."
    Sajid Khan (actor, formerly of the TV series "Maya") sings "Ha Ram."
    The judges in the amateur band contest areBrenton Wood, Don Grady and Walter Koenig.

  • August 3, 1968: Paul Revere and The Raiders

    Special show spotlighting Paul Revere & The Raiders

    --Paul Revere and the Raiders perform "Don't Take It So Hard" & "Love Makes the World Go Round."

    --Judges in Band contest Semi Finals: Mike Burton, Debbie Meyer, Ken Merten (all of the U.S. Olympic Swim Team).

    --Also: Paul Revere, Mark Lindsay and the Raiders appear in comedy sketches.

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  • July 27, 1968: Peter Lawford / Merilee Rush

    --Merilee Rush - "Angel of the Morning"
    --Peter Lawford presents scenes from "Salt and Pepper," his movie with Sammy Davis Jr.
    --The Judges in The New Amateur Band Contest are The U.S. Olympic Swimming Team.

  • July 20, 1968: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

    --Frankie Valli - "Stop and Say Hello"
    --The Four Seasons - "Saturday's Father"
    --Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Don't Take It So Hard"
    --The Judges of The New Amateur Band Contest are 3 members of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team for the forthcoming 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

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  • July 13, 1968: The Peppermint Trolley Co. / Dick Cavett / Frank Sinatra Jr.

    --The Peppermint Trolley Co. - "Baby, You Come Rollin' Cross My Mind"
    --Dick Cavett
    --Frank Sinatra Jr.

    --(New) judges in the amateur band contest (all contending Olympic Swimmers): Mike Burton; Ken Merten; & Debbie Meyer

  • July 6, 1968: Amateur Band Contest Finals

    Paul Revere and the Raiders perform "Don't Take It So Hard."

    Amateur Band Contest Finals Bands in contest:
    --The Sundown Collection (from Ft. Worth, TX)
    --The Morning Reign (from Salem, Oregon)
    --The Noteables (from Ames, IA)

    --Judges in Amateur Band Contest: Tommy Roe, Johnny Tillotson, The Raiders

  • June 29, 1968: Ray Stevens / Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

    --Ray Stevens - "Unwind."
    --Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (from ABC's "The F.B.I.") is interviewed.
    --Paul Revere & The Raiders - "Don't Take It So Hard."
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Michael Christian; Christopher George, and Stephen Young.

  • June 22, 1968: Stevie Wonder / Bob Crane

    --Stevie Wonder - "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Do-Da-Day"
    --Bob Crane (of "Hogan's Heroes") is interviewed.
    --Ann Moses (Tiger Beat magazine editor) also appears.
    --The judges in the amateur band contest are Michael Christian, Christopher George, and Stephen Young.

     

  • June 15, 1968: Carol Burnett
    6/15/68
    0.0

    --Carol Burnett is interviewed.
    --Jimi Hendrix (on film)
    --The Judges in the amateur band contest are Michael Christian (Peyton Place), Christopher George (Rat Patrol), and Stephen Young (Judd)

  • June 1, 1968: Andy Kim / Guy Marks
    6/1/68
    0.0

    --Andy Kim
    --Guy Marks - "Loving You Has Made Me Bananas"
    --(New) judges in the amateur band contest: Michael Christian (Peyton Place); Christopher George (Rat Patrol) & Stephen Young (Judd)

  • May 25, 1968: Lee Hazlewood (on film)
    5/25/68
    0.0

    --Paul Revere and The Raiders perform "Free" and the Spanish version of "Mo'reen."
    --On film: Lee Hazlewood - "Rainbow Woman" video.
    --Mike Hancock (Hollywood make-up artist) does a makeover on twin sisters.
    --Model named "Sheila" models a swimsuit ensemble.

    --The semi-finals of the amateur band contest
    Judges: Brenton Wood; Bobby Sherman & Sajid Khan.
    --Semi-finalist is selected from three bands:
    1. Brahman Band
    2. Morning Reign (from Salem, Oregon)
    3. The Jaguars (from San Jose, CA)

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  • May 18, 1968: O.C. Smith / 'Laugh-In' regulars

    --O.C. Smith - "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay."
    --Plus, cast members from "Laugh-In"
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Brenton Wood; Bobby Sherman & Sajid Khan (of "Maya")

  • May 11, 1968: Bobby Hatfield
    5/11/68
    0.0

    --Bobby Hatfield (of the Righteous Brothers) - "Hangups."
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Brenton Wood, Bobby Sherman, and Sajid Khan (of "Maya").

  • May 4, 1968: Tommy Smothers / Esther & Abi Ofarim

    --Tommy Smothers (of the Smothers Brothers)
    --Esther & Abi Ofarim (singing duo) - possible song: "Cinderella Rockefella"
    --(New) judges in the amateur band contest: Brenton Wood; Bobby Sherman & Sajid Khan (of "Maya")

  • April 27, 1968: The Box Tops
    4/27/68
    7.4

    --The Box Tops
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Sal Mineo; Bobby Vee; John Provost

  • April 20, 1968: Bobby Vee / The Who (on film)

    --Bobby Vee
    --The Who (on film?)
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Sal Mineo; Bobby Vee; John Provost

  • April 13, 1968: Dick Clark / Jonathan Harris

    --Jonathan Harris (actor, from "Lost In Space")
    --Dick Clark
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Sal Mineo; Bobby Vee; Jon Provost

  • April 6, 1968: Marvin Gaye / Lawrence Welk

    --Marvin Gaye
    --Lawrence Welk
    --(New) judges in the amateur band contest: Sal Mineo; Bobby Vee; Jon Provost (New contest starts)

  • March 30, 1968: Rick Nelson
    3/30/68
    0.0

    --Rick Nelson

    --Amateur band contest finals
    The Judges of the Happening 1968 Amateur Band Contest are Regis Philbin, Lalo Schifrin, Yvonne Craig, Fabian, and Freddie Cannon.

  • March 23, 1968: Bobby Rydell
    3/23/68
    7.7

    --Bobby Rydell
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Jay North; Jackie DeShannon; Tommy Roe

  • March 16, 1968: Bill Medley / Aretha Franklin (on film)

    "Soul Day" with guests:
    --Bill Medley (formerly of The Righteous Brothers)
    --Aretha Franklin (on film)
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Jay North (formerly of "Dennis The Menace"), Jackie DeShannon, and Tommy Roe.

  • March 9, 1968: Jim and Jean (on film) / Greg Morris

    --Paul Revere and the Raiders perform "Too Much Talk and Not Enough Action."
    --Greg Morris (of "Mission Impossible") is interviewed.
    --On film: Jim & Jean - "People World" video.
    --Christine Clark models a Bobby Brooks outfit.

    Amateur Band Contest
    --Judges in contest: Jay North, Jackie DeShannon, Tommy Roe
    --Bands in contest:
    1. The Split Ends - "Rock & Roll Woman"
    2. The U.S. Male - "The Letter"

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  • March 2, 1968: John Fred and his Playboy Band / Don Rickles

    --John Fred and His Playboy Band--"Judy in Disguise (with Glasses)"
    --Comedian Don Rickles also appears.

    The New Judges of "THE HAPPENING 1968 Amateur Band Contest" are Jay North ("Dennis the Menace" & "Maya"), Jackie DeShannon & Tommy Roe.

  • February 24, 1968: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Linda Rondstadt and The Stone Poneys

    --The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - "Euphoria"
    --The Stone Poneys (featuring Linda Rondstadt) - "Up To My Neck In Muddy Water"
    --A clip from the movie "Bonnie & Clyde" is shown. Plus, a fashion show of Bonnie & Clyde-clothing.
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Sally Field (Flying Nun); Keith Allison; Sajid Khan (Maya)

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  • February 17, 1968: Etta James / Pat Paulsen / Cowsills (on film)

    --Etta James - "Tell Mama"
    --Pat Paulsen (comedian)
    --Cowsills (on film) - "We Can Fly"
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Sally Field (Flying Nun); Keith Allison; Sajid Khan (from "Maya")
    --Bands in Amateur Band Contest: (1) Mass Relief - "Get Out of My Life Woman (I Don't Love You Anymore)" (2) The Golden Medical Discovery - "Under My Thumb" Winner: The Golden Medical Discovery

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  • February 10, 1968: Bobby Vee / Real Don Steele

    --Bobby Vee "Maybe Just Today."
    --Paul Revere and Raiders - "Boogaloo Down Broadway."
    --Real Don Steele (LA disc jockey)
    --Happening News - Phyllis Brides (of Tiger Beat magazine)
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Sally Field (Flying Nun); Keith Allison; Sajid Khan (Maya)

  • February 3, 1968: Strawberry Alarm Clock

    --Strawberry Alarm Clock - "Tomorrow"
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Too Much Talk" (On Film)
    --Happening News - Audrey Holst (teen editor from Fave magazine).
    --(New) judges in the amateur band contest: Sally Field (Flying Nun); Keith Allison; Sajid Khan (Maya)

  • January 27, 1968: Brenton Wood / Eric Burdon & the Animals (on film)

    --Brenton Wood - "Baby, You've Got It"
    --Eric Burdon and the Animals (on film) - "Monterey"
    --Paul Revere and the Raiders
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Dino, Desi & Billy

  • January 20, 1968: Glen Campbell / Don Adams

    --Don Adams (of "Get Smart")
    --Glen Campbell - "By the Time I Get to Phoenix"
    --Judges in the amateur band contest: Dino, Desi & Billy

  • January 13, 1968: Leonard Nimoy / Sunshine Company

    --Leonard Nimoy (from "Star Trek") is interviewed.
    --The Sunshine Company - "Back on the Street Again."
    --Judges in the amateur band contest - Dino, Desi & Billy.
    --Ann Moses, Tiger Beat magazine editor, reports on celebrity news.

  • January 6, 1968: Series premiere
    1/6/68
    0.0

    Guests:
    --Joey Bishop
    --Dino, Desi and Billy (judges in the Happening '68 amateur band contest).
    Also appearing?
    The Harper's Bizarre--"Chattanooga Choo-Choo."

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