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    • The Captain & Tennille Songbook
      The Captain & Tennille Songbook
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      3/26/79
      9.7
      The Captain & Tennille break a precedent on their variety show special: no hat jokes. In fact, there are no sketches at all, just music with Ella Fitzgerald, Glen Campbell and B.B. King, in major segments, paying homage to jazz, country-western and blues. this format allows the versatile Daryl Dragon and Toni Tennille, and their guests to appear in fine form.



      Musical Highlights:

      "You Never Done It Like That" - Captain & Tennille

      "Good Enough" - Captain & Tennille

      Torch Song Medley - Ella Fitzgerald & Toni Tennille

      "Feel Like A Man" - Captain & Tennille
      with Glen Campbell

      "I'm Gonna Love You" - Glen Campbell

      "Love Me Like A Baby" - Toni Tennille

      "Never Make Your Move Too Soon" - B.B. King

      "I've Got Some Help I Don't Need" - B.B. King & Daryl Dragon

      "The Good Songs" - Toni Tennille

      "Dream" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • The Captain & Tennille In Hawaii
      The Captain & Tennille In Hawaii
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      5/5/78
      9.7
      David Soul, Kenny Rogers and Don Knotts along with the Captain and Toni, laugh and sing their way through the splendors of the 50th State.



      Musical Highlights:

      "Love Is Spreading Over The World" - Captain & Tennille

      "Love Or Something Like It" - Kenny Rogers

      "Just The Way You Are" - Captain & Tennille

      "Tomorrow Child" - David Soul

      "I'm On My Way" - Captain & Tennille

      "Close Encounter of The Third Kind" - Daryl Dragon

      "Gentle Stranger" - Toni Tennille

      "Love Lifted Me" - Kenny Rogers

      "Clyde" - David Soul

      "Ka Pua E" - Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau

      "Ka Ding Dong" - Captain & Tennille

      "Back To The Island" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • The Captain & Tennille In New Orleans
      4/3/78
      9.7
      The sights and sounds of beautiful old New Orleans set the stage for this musical funfest. With guest stars: Hal Linden, John Byner, Fats Domino and the Olympia Brass Band.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Black Water" - Captain & Tennille
      "Doctor Jazz" - Captain & Tennille with Hal Linden
      "Goodbye Girl" - Hal Linden
      "Can't Help Lovin' That Man of Mine" - Toni Tennille
      "Walking To New Orleans" - Fats Domino
      "I'm Ready" - Fats Domino and Daryl Dragon
      "I'm On My Way" - Captain & Tennille
      "You Never Done It Like That" - Captain & Tennille
      "South Rampart Street Parade" - Captain & Tennille with Hal Linden, John Byner and the Oympia Brass Bandmoreless

    • Show #8-77
      Show #8-77
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      3/14/77
      9.3

      Comedy Highlights:
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Rich Little; A sketch about a nervous house painter and a spoof about bad guys.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Dancing In The Street" - Captain & Tennille
      "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" - Leo Sayer
       "You're No Good" - Toni Tennille
      "I Believe In Miracles" - Engelbert Humperdinck
      "More And More" - Captain & Tennille with Engelbert Humperdinck
      "When I Need You" - Leo Sayer
      Concert Spot: "Come In From The Rain," "Circles," "Can't Stop Dancin'" - Captain & Tennille
      "We Never Really Say Goodbye" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #7-76
      Show #7-76
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      11/22/76
      9.0

      Comedy Highlights:
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Raymond Burr; a take-off on the fairy tale "The Big Bad Wolf" featuring the original Charlie's Angels; A skit with Burr as Yashima Kowalsky touting "Lobe Fu" aka earlobe karate.

      Musical Highlights:
      "I Just Want to Celebrate" - Captain & Tennille
      "Shop Around" - Captain & Tennille
      "Butterscotch Castle" - Captain & Tennille
      "Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?" - Captain & Tennille
      "Honey Come Love Me" - Captain & Tennille
      Concert Spot: "Sad Eyes," "The Hungry Years," "Love Will Keep Us Together" - Captain & Tennille
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    • Show #1-77
      Show #1-77
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      1/24/77
      9.0

      Comedy Highlights
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Joe Namath

      Musical Highlights:
      "Let Your Love Flow" - Captain & Tennille
      "You Don't Have To Be A Star" - Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.
      "Send In The Clowns" - Toni Tennille
      "You're All I Need To Get By" - Captain & Tennille with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.
      "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" - Toni Tennille
      "Classical Gas" - Daryl Dragon
      "Nights Are Forever Without You" - England Dan & John Ford Coley
      Concert Spot: "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life," "All In Love Is Fair," "Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" - Captain & Tennille
      "Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight" - Captain & Tennille, John Byner and Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.moreless
    • Show #5-77
      Show #5-77
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      2/21/77
      9.0

      Comedy Highlights:
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Vincent Price; A skit about various ways to break off romantic relationships and a spot about a bungling department store demonstrator exhibiting the world's most powerful adhesive.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Rescue Me" - Captain & Tennille
      "Dreamboat Annie" - Heart
      "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" - Toni Tennille
      "What The World Needs Now Is Love" - Dionne Warwick
      "My Boyfriend's Back" - Toni Tennille & The Tennille Sisters
      "He's Gone" - Captain & Tennille with Dionne Warwick
      Concert Spot: "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown," "Time In A Bottle," "I Got A Name" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #6-77
      Show #6-77
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      2/28/77
      9.0

      Comedy Highlights:
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Roy Clark; A skit about the world's worst hospital and a salute to secret agents.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Heat Wave" - Captain & Tennille
      "Lost Without Your Love" - Bread
      "Secret Agent Man" - Toni Tennille
      "I've Got Love On My Mind" - Natalie Cole
      "Put It Where You Want It" - Daryl Dragon with the Lenny Stack Orchestra
      Medley: "When You're Smiling," "Ka Ding Dong," "Ain't Misbehavin'" - Captain & Tennille with George Burns
      "Alexander's Ragtime Band" - Captain & Tennille with Natalie Cole
      Concert Spot: "It's Going To Take Some Time," "Superstar," "Please Mister Postman" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #12-76
      Show #12-76
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      12/20/76
      9.0

      Comedy Highlights:
      "Masterjoke Theatre" hosted by Tom Bosley; A skit about a nervous chain-smoker seated in the nonsmoking section of an airplane; and an overzealous clothier describing what it takes to make a silk suit.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Jingle Bells" - Captain & Tennille
      "Little Saint Nick" - The Tennille Sisters
      "O Little Town of Bethleham," "March Of The Toy Soldiers" - Daryl Dragon
      "Saved" - Captain & Tennille with the Pointer Sisters
      "Wedding Song (There Is Love)" - Captain & Tennille
      "Little Pony" - The Pointer Sisters
      "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" - Toni Tennille
      "How Can I Be Sure" - Captain & Tennille
      "O Holy Night" - Captain & Tennille with the Pointer Sisters & the Tennille Sistersmoreless
    • The Captain & Tennille Special
      The Captain (Daryl Dragon) and Tennille (his wife Toni Tennille) are both beholden to the Beach Boys: he got his start as their arranger and keyboard man, she got hers as their backup vocalist and piano player. On their own since 1973, they've become a top group-thanks to hits like "Love Will Keep Us Together," "The Way I Want to Touch You" and Lonely Night (Angel Face)."

      Their performances of these songs highlight the show, which also has comedy from Art Carney (as an evangelist sermonizing on the evils of junk foods) and Roy Clark (singing "Folsom Prison Blues" a la Johnny Cash).

      Musical Highlights:
      "Love Will Keep Us Together"(Opening Show Theme) - Captain & Tennille
      "Mind Your Love" - Captain & Tennille
      "Shop Around" - Captain & Tennille
      "Muskrat Love" - Captain & Tennille
      "Folsom Prison Blues" - Roy Clark
      "Thank You, Baby" - Captain & Tennille
      Concert Spot: "The Way I Want To Touch You," "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown," Instrumental Music (with Kokomo) - Captain & Tennille
      "Ain't Nobody's Business" - Captain & Tennille with Roy Clark
      "Lonely Night (Angel Face)" - Captain & Tennille
      "Song of Joy" - Captain & Tennille
      "Love Will Keep Us Together" (Closing Show Theme) - Captain & Tennille

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    • Show #3-76
      Show #3-76
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      9/27/76
      8.8

      Comedy Highlights:
      "Masterjoke Theatre" hosted by Bob Hope, which has Redd Foxx as an ex-con showing off his true-blue companion - a pet ant; Another sketch features Bob Hope as a diamond cutter commissioned to work on a $76 million trinket belonging to a notorious hood.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Honky Cat" - Captain & Tennille
      "Whenever I'm Away From You" - John Travolta
      "Daydream" - Captain & Tennille
      "You Don't Mess Around With Jim" - Captain & Tennille
      "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" - Captain & Tennille with John Travolta
      "Can't Help Lovin' That Man of Mine" - Toni Tennille
      "Boogie Fever" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #4-77
      Show #4-77
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      2/14/77
      8.8

      Comedy Highlights:
      "Masterjoke Theatre" hosted by Abe Vigoda; A spot about the world's worst motel and a skit saluting some of the Old West's notorious badmen.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Mind Your Love" - Captain & Tennille
      "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" - Leo Sayer
      "I Shot The Sheriff" - Toni Tennille
      "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" - Lou Rawls
      "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" - Captain & Tennille with Lou Rawls
      "Dance" - Toni Tennille
      Concert Spot: "Laughter In The Rain," "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," "Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #5-76
      Show #5-76
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/18/76
      8.5

      Comedy Highlights:
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Leonard Nimoy; A takeoff on "The Lone Ranger"; An episode of The Bionic Watermelon in "The Jewel Caper"; a skit about a man trying on a new custom-made suit; and a spoof of laundry-soap ads. Also: Ernest Thomas, Fred Berry and Haywood Nelson Jr. of the television series "What's Happening!!" team with Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon on "Stouthearted Men," and Leonard Nimoy reads his poem "Your Song." with musical accompianment by Captain & Tennille who perform "Your Song"

      Musical Highlights:
      "Jive Talkin'" - Captain & Tennille
      "Lost In The Stars" - Toni Tennille
      "Your Mama Don't Dance" - Captain & Tennille
      "Butterscotch Castle" - Captain & Tennille
      "Rio" - Captain & Tennille with Rita Morenomoreless
    • Show #1-76
      Show #1-76
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/20/76
      8.5

      Comedy Highlights:
      Toni and Daryl mastering the "art" of tennis (this filmed sketch goes with the song noted below); A formal recital on society's "don'ts."

      Musical Highlights:
      "I've Got The Music In Me" - Captain & Tennille
      "Put On A Happy Face" - Penny Marshall & Daryl Dragon
      "Will It Go Round In Circles" - Captain & Tennille (performed during a comedy sketch as noted above)
      "Someone To Watch Over Me" - Toni Tennille
      "Lonely Night (Angel Face)" - Captain & Tennille
      "Country Sunshine" - Captain & Tennille
      "Second Hand Rose" - Captain & Tennille with Jackie Gleason
      "Shop Around" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #10-76
      Show #10-76
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/29/76
      8.5

      Comedy Highlights:

      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by David Soul; a comedy sketch about four starving souls in a lifeboat; David Brenner "executes" Daryl and Toni; Brenner does a short comedy routine; a clown act; and throughout the show Daryl keeps trying to tell a hat joke while Toni tries to stop him.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Rubberband Man" - Captain & Tennille
      "Puttin' on the Ritz" - Jack Albertson and Toni Tennille
      "T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia)" - Daryl Dragon
      "Mr. Melody" - Natalie Cole
      Concert Spot: "Sweet Seasons," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" - Captain & Tennille
      "Smackwater Jack" - Captain & Tennille with Natalie Cole
      "I Concentrate On You" - Toni Tennille
      "I'm Walkin'" - Captain & Tennille
      "Bird On A Wire" - David Soul
      "Going Bananas" - Captain & Tennille
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    • Show #2-77
      Show #2-77
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      1/31/77
      8.4

      Comedy Highlights:
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Tony Randall; A skit about how hard it is for a super hero to find a conventional job; and dialogue between a drunk and a piano player.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Silly Love Songs" - Captain & Tennille
      "Hot Line" - The Sylvers
      "Let It Shine" - Toni Tennille & The Tennille Sisters
      "Turn Loose of My Leg" - Jim Stafford
      Disco Medley: "Best Disco In Town,", "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel," "Get Up And Boogie," "Love Hangover" - Toni Tennille
      "Junk Food Junkie" - Captain & Tennille with Jim Stafford
      "I Write The Songs" - Toni Tennille
      Concert Spot: "Welcome Back," "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do," "Lonely Night (Angel Face)" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #7-77
      Show #7-77
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      3/7/77
      8.3

      Comedy Highlights:
      "Masterjoke Theatre" hosted by Charo; A spot about a clown who comes home from work after a hard day of fooling around, and a series of blackouts saluting springtime.

      Musical Highlights::
      "Gone At Last" - Captain & Tennille
      "Let Your Love Flow" - Toni Tennille
      "Blinded by the Light" - Manfred Mann's Earth Band
      "Posin'" - Ben Vereen
      "I Don't Know How to Love Him" - Toni Tennille
      "Mockingbird" - Captain & Tennille with Ben Vereen
      Concert Spot: "I've Got To Use My Imagination," "The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me," "I Feel A Song (In My Heart)" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #3-77
      Show #3-77
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      2/7/77
      8.3

      Comedy Highlights:
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Ed McMahon; A skit about saluting beautiful women in history; and a spot about a couple trying to gain the attention of a rude waitress.

      Musical Highlights:
      "You Gotta Make Your Own Sunshine" - Captain & Tennille
      "Sweet Thing" - Rufus & Chaka Khan
      "Isn't She Lovely" - Toni Tennille
      "Mister Sandman" - Toni Tennille & The Tennille Sisters
      "Evergreen" - Paul Williams
      "1954 Boogie Blues" - Captain & Tennille
      "Life Goes On" - Captain & Tennille with Paul Williams
      Concert Spot: "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word," "Crocodile Rock," "Your Song" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #8-76
      Show #8-76
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      11/14/76
      8.3

      Comedy Highlights:
      "Masterjoke Theatre" hosted by Redd Foxx, which has a skit about a compulsive gambler who has a unique way of turning a profit; Toni and Daryl mastering the "art" of golf (this filmed sketch goes with the song noted below); Gladys Knight and Toni Tennille meet Prince Charming; a parody of "Swan Lake".

      Musical Highlights:
      "Mr. Melody" - Captain & Tennille
      "Muskrat Love" - Captain & Tennille
      "All Roads Lead To You" - Donny Most
      "The Right Place at the Wrong Time" - Captain & Tennille (performed during a comedy sketch as noted above)
      "Daydreaming" - Captain & Tennille with Gladys Knight
      Oldies Medley: "Glow Worm," "If I Didn't Care," "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)," "Only You (And You Alone)," "Barbara Ann," "Yakety Yak," "The Nitty Gritty" - Captain & Tennille with Gladys Knight and The Pips
      "Cuddle Up" - Toni Tennille
      "Lonely Night (Angel Face)" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #9-76
      Show #9-76
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/15/76
      8.0

      Comedy Highlights:
      An unusual session of Hollywood name-dropping.

      Musical Highlights:
      "All I Can Do" - Captain & Tennille
      "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" - The Lennon Sisters
      "That'll Be The Day" - Captain & Tennille
      "Syncopated Clock" - Daryl Dragon
      "How Deep Is The Ocean" - Toni Tennille
      "Misty" - Ray Stevens
      "Love Potion Number Nine" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #11-76
      Show #11-76
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      8.0
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    • Show #6-76
      Show #6-76
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/25/76
      7.8

      Comedy Highlights:
      "Masterjoke Theatre" hosted by John Davidson with a skit about a boorish couple (John Byner, Georgia Engel) trying to mingle with high society (Daryl Dragon, Toni Tennille); Georgia Engle portraying a klutzy Mother Nature; John Byner does comic imitations of Fats Domino, the Beach Boys, Elvis and Johnny Mathis; Daryl Dragon, Toni Tennille and John Byner portray Russians interrogating American John Davidson in a film spoof.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Still The One" - Captain & Tennille
      "Got to Get You Into My Life" - John Davidson
      "My Baby Loves The Western Movies" - Captain & Tennille
      "Love The One You're With" - Captain & Tennille
      "Baby, I'm-a Want You" - Captain & Tennille with John Davidson
      "Spring Is Here" - Toni Tennille
      "P.D.Q. Bach" - Peter Schickele & Daryl Dragon
      "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" - Toni Tennille & John Davidson
      "Superstition" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #2-76
      Show #2-76
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      10/11/76
      7.5

      Comedy Highlights:
      "Masterjoke Theatre" hosted by David Soul; A parody of TV's "Starsky & Hutch" called "Staircase & Hutch"; Art Carney and Nancy Walker performing "The Way I Want To Touch You" as the Captain & Tennille; Comedian Jimmie Walker performs a monologue during the audience spot.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Nothing from Nothing" - Captain & Tennille
      "Mind Your Love" - Captain & Tennille with Art Carney and Nancy Walker
      "More Than You Know" - Toni Tennille
      "Let The Good Times Roll" - Captain & Tennille
      "1927 Kansas City" - David Soul
      "Shortnin' Bread" - Captain & Tennille
      "Love In The Shadows" - Captain & Tennillemoreless
    • Show #4-76
      Show #4-76
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/4/76
      6.0

      Comedy Highlights:
      Masterjoke Theatre hosted by Gabriel Kaplan; Sketches include Ron Howard as Prince Charming in a modern-day singles bar; An episode of The Bionic Watermelon in "The Armored Car Caper"; Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon as a couple forced to sit apart in a crowded movie theater; Gabriel Kaplan as a confused funeral director with a game-show fixation. The entire cast joins in a finale saluting the 1950s.

      Musical Highlights:
      "Gimme Some Lovin'" - Captain & Tennille
      "Smile" - Toni Tennille
      "Look At That Face" - Captain & Tennille
      "How Sweet It Is" - Captain & Tennille
      "My Guy" - Captain & Tennille with Erin Moran
      50's Medley: "Let's Go To The Hop," "Long Tall Sally," "All Shook Up," "Splish Splash," "Be Bop A Lula," "Get A Job," "Sincerely," "Book Of Love," "Let's Go To The Hop" - Captain & Tennille with Ron Howard, Roz Kelly, Donny Most, and Gabriel Kaplanmoreless
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