The Merv Griffin Show - Season 17

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Episode Guide

  • August 29, 1980
    August 29, 1980
    Episode 248
    8/29/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are boxers Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes, comedian Norm Crosby, pianist Walt Wagner, singer-actress Andrea McArdle, The Mills Brothers and Livingston Taylor.

  • August 28, 1980
    August 28, 1980
    Episode 247
    8/28/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are actor-comedian Gabriel Kaplan, Jazz singer Mel Torme, disco singer Leonore O'Malley, comedian Tom Dreesen, a juggling act and a Prix de Cachet fashion show.
    Highlights:
    Mel Torme sings "New York State of Mind".
    Leonore O'Malley sings "First Be a Woman".

  • August 27, 1980
    August 27, 1980
    Episode 246
    8/27/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Anthony Newley, comedian David Brenner, singer Loretta Holloway, impressionist David Frye and comedienne Elayne Boosler.

    Highlights:
    Loretta Holloway sings "Anytime".

  • August 26, 1980
    August 26, 1980
    Episode 245
    8/26/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Shecky Greene, singer-actress Pia Zadora, comedian Freddie Roman, singer Tom Netherton, Opera singer Roberta Peters, mime Yacov Noy and dance group Hollywood Dancin'.

    Highlights:
    Tom Netherton sings "Come Rain or Come Shine".
    Roberta Peters sings "Getting to Know You".

  • August 25, 1980
    August 25, 1980
    Episode 244
    8/25/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Bobby Vinton, singer-dancer Lola Falana, mime Robert Shields, comedienne-actress Marsha Warfield, impressionist Bob Anderson and a Mary McFadden Fashion Show.

  • August 22, 1980
    August 22, 1980
    Episode 243
    8/22/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Shelley Winters, actor Charles Grodin, comedian Mark McCollum, Irving Stone author of "The Origin" and Country singer June Carter Cash.

    Highlights:
    June Carter Cash sings "Hello Stranger".

  • August 20, 1980
    August 20, 1980
    Episode 242
    8/20/80
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    "Child Custody". Merv's guests are Susan Forward, Sylvia Rendon, Betty Niems, Diane Kimberly and Kristin Chapman.

  • August 19, 1980
    August 19, 1980
    Episode 241
    8/19/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer-songwriter Peter Allen, actor Brian Kerwin, singer Rosemary Clooney and comedian Bob Shaw.

    Highlights:
    Peter performs a medley of his songs.
    Rosemary Clooney sings "Our Love is Here to Stay".

  • August 18, 1980
    August 18, 1980
    Episode 240
    8/18/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer-actor Robert Goulet, actor-dancer Gene Anthony Ray, comedy duo Rick and Ruby, Opera singer Leona Mitchell, comedian George Miller and pop group Air Supply.

    Highlights:
    Robert Goulet sings "That's Life".
    Air Supply performs "All Out of Love".

  • August 15, 1980
    August 15, 1980
    Episode 239
    8/15/80
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    Merv's guests are actors Tom Wopat and Herve Villechaize, Barbara Goldsmith author of "Little Gloria", news personality Jack Ford and singer Murphy Cross.

  • August 13, 1980
    August 13, 1980
    Episode 238
    8/13/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Margot Kidder, actors Ray Sharkey and Dick Van Patten, violinist Itzhak Perlman and comedian Jim Samuels.

  • August 12, 1980
    August 12, 1980
    Episode 237
    8/12/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Dyan Cannon, singer Johnny Lee, comedian Charlie Callas and actress-comedienne Kaye Ballard

  • August 11, 1980
    August 11, 1980
    Episode 236
    8/11/80
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    "Adventurer". Merv's guests are actor Robert Brown, bounty hunter Ralph Thorson, explorer-adventurer-author Dr. Jack Wheeler and marine biologist Jean Michel Cousteau.

  • August 7, 1980
    August 7, 1980
    Episode 235
    8/7/80
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    Merv's guests are actors Richard Chamberlain and Christopher Atkins, British comedienne Hermione Gingold, comedians Lonnie Shorr and Alan Sues and singer Stephanie Mills.

  • August 6, 1980
    August 6, 1980
    Episode 234
    8/6/80
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    Merv's guests are Country singer Glen Campbell, singer Rita Coolidge, music forecaster Kal Rudman, rocker Eddie Money, pop group Ambrosia and a clip of Boz Scaggs from London.

    Highlights:
    Ambrosia performs "Biggest Part of Me".

  • August 5, 1980
    August 5, 1980
    Episode 233
    8/5/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Angie Dickinson, actor Lee Marvin, FCC Commissioner Tyrone Brown, comedian Gallagher and Fashion Awards with Chip Tolbert.

  • August 1, 1980
    August 1, 1980
    Episode 232
    8/1/80
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    Merv's guests are actor Charlton Heston of "The Mountain Men", actor Barry Newman, actress Randi Oakes and karate expert turned actor Chuck Norris.

  • July 31, 1980
    July 31, 1980
    Episode 231
    7/31/80
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    Merv's guests are comedian-actor Charles Nelson Reilly, actor Brian Kerwin, comedienne-actress Marsha Warfield, Opera singer Roberta Peters and comic Guy Marks.

  • July 30, 1980
    July 30, 1980
    Episode 230
    7/30/80
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    Merv's guests are actresses Eva Gabor and Morgan Fairchild, actor Andrew McFarlane, singer Mary Shore, impressionist Denny Johnston and Frank Sabella and his show dogs.

  • July 29, 1980
    July 29, 1980
    Episode 229
    7/29/80
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    "A Salute to the Movie "Final Countdown". Merv's guests are actor Kirk Douglas, actress Katharine Ross, actors James Farentino and Ron O'Neal and producer Peter Douglas.

  • July 28, 1980
    July 28, 1980
    Episode 228
    7/28/80
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    Merv's guests are playwright-actor Peter Ustinov, actors Kurt Russell and Mark Hamill, actress Jane Seymour, comedian Gallagher and singer-actors Louis Valenzi and Stefanianne Christopherson.

  • July 25, 1980
    July 25, 1980
    Episode 227
    7/25/80
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    Merv's guests are actors James Franciscus and Larry Wilcox, French singer Line Renaud, authors Judith Krantz and Michael O'Mary.

  • July 24, 1980
    July 24, 1980
    Episode 226
    7/24/80
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    "Living Longer and Better". Merv's guests are scientific researcher Durk Pearson, dermatologist Dr. Arnold Klein, Dr. Kurt Donsbach author of "A Nutritional Approach to Super Health" and Alvin Silverstein author of "Conquest of Death".

  • July 23, 1980
    July 23, 1980
    Episode 225
    7/23/80
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    "Salute to Soaps". Merv's guests are actress Deidre Hall and Stephen Brooks of Days of Our Lives, Jaime Lyn Bauer and Doug Davidson of The Young and the Restless, Jacklyn Zeman and Doug Sheehan of General Hospital.

  • July 22, 1980
    July 22, 1980
    Episode 224
    7/22/80
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    Merv's guests are actor Mike Connors, actress Caroline McWilliams, singer Marie Blake, comedian Shamus McCool and pianist-actor Max Showalter.

  • July 21, 1980
    July 21, 1980
    Episode 223
    7/21/80
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    Merv's guests are actor William Shatner, TV personality Virginia Graham, singers Kenny Rankin and Mary Shore, Playboy model-actress Dorit Stevens and two female body builders.

  • July 18, 1980
    July 18, 1980
    Episode 222
    7/18/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are entertainer Liberace, impressionist Fred Travalena, magician Harry Anderson, singer Loretta Holloway and singer Joey Travolta.

  • July 17, 1980
    July 17, 1980
    Episode 221
    7/17/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are Country singer Kenny Rogers, comedian Foster Brooks, singer Denise Clemente, comedienne Dottie Archibald and a Western wear fashion show.

  • July 16, 1980
    July 16, 1980
    Episode 220
    7/16/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Pete Barbutti, singing duo Dave & Sugar, impressionist Bob Anderson, gymnast Kurt Thomas, ice skater Linda Fratianne, artist Leroy Neiman and the Arthur Murray Dancers.

  • July 15, 1980
    July 15, 1980
    Episode 219
    7/15/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Andy Gibb, actor Robert Clary, singing duo Billy Preston and Syreeta, comedian Johnny Dark and a performing dog act.

  • July 14, 1980
    July 14, 1980
    Episode 218
    7/14/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Bobby Vinton, comedienne Phyllis Diller, actor Willie Aames, magician Nick Lewin, singer Christy Lane and comedian Garry Shandling.

  • July 10, 1980
    July 10, 1980
    Episode 217
    7/10/80
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    "Salute to Songwriters and Performers". Merv's guests are songwriters Marilyn and Alan Bergman, pianist-composer Michel LeGrand, singer Jack Jones and balladeer Amanda McBroom.

  • July 9, 1980
    July 9, 1980
    Episode 216
    7/9/80
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    Merv's guests from the cast of "How to Beat the High Cost of Living" are actors Richard Benjamin and Dabney Coleman, actresses Susan Saint James and Jane Curtin and comic actor Fred Willard.

  • July 8, 1980
    July 8, 1980
    Episode 215
    7/8/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comic actor Jerry Van Dyke, comic acting duo Cheech and Chong, Country singer Johnny Paycheck, Watermelon Queen, Sissy Whitfield, comedienne Lotus Weinstock and illusionist Glen Falkenstein

  • July 7, 1980
    July 7, 1980
    Episode 214
    7/7/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Tim Matheson and Rick Lohman, actresses Madolyn Smith and Murphy Cross, comedian Jay Leno and psychologist Dr. Gayle Delaney.

  • July 4, 1980
    July 4, 1980
    Episode 213
    7/4/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer-songwriter Paul Anka, pop singer Amy Holland, singer Tennessee Ernie Ford, actor Willie Aames, comedian Tom Dreesen, foot juggler Jean Claud, poker champ Stewart Unger, musicians Jack Sheldon, Bill Berry and Pete Candoli and bandleader Ray Anthony and the Trumpeters.
    Highlights:
    Tennessee Ernie Ford sings "Tennessee Stud."

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  • July 3, 1980
    July 3, 1980
    Episode 212
    7/3/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Shecky Greene, actress Bernadette Peters, singer Mary Shore, musical duo Sandler and Young, Israeli mime Yacob Noy and bandleader Ray Anthony.

  • July 2, 1980
    July 2, 1980
    Episode 211
    7/2/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Barry White, dancer-singer Charo, comedian Bob Shaw, the Arthur Murray Dancers and bandleader Ray Anthony.

  • July 1, 1980
    July 1, 1980
    Episode 210
    7/1/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are Mickey Finn and his Ragtime Band, singer Grace Slick, comedian David Brenner, comic Chaz Chase, The Mills Brothers and guest bandleader for the week Ray Anthony.

  • June 30, 1980
    June 30, 1980
    Episode 209
    6/30/80
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Tony Bennett, magician Doug Henning, bandleader Ray Anthony, comic Rip Taylor, comedienne Elayne Boosler and singer Julie Anthony.

  • June 26, 1980
    June 26, 1980
    Episode 208
    6/26/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actresses Carroll Baker and Joan Van Ark, singer-actor Rex Smith, comedian Wil Shriner and author Sidney Sheldon.

  • June 25, 1980
    June 25, 1980
    Episode 207
    6/25/80
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    Merv's guests are actors Tom Wopat, Brian Kerwin and Jed Allan, comedienne Jeannine Burnier, singer Elizabeth Hansen and The Dirt Band.

  • June 24, 1980
    June 24, 1980
    Episode 206
    6/24/80
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    From the movie "Airplane!" Merv's guests are actors Robert Hays, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Stack, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Peter Graves and actress Lorna Patterson.

  • June 23, 1980
    June 23, 1980
    Episode 205
    6/23/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Shelley Winters and former Vice-President Spiro T. Agnew.

  • June 20, 1980
    June 20, 1980
    Episode 204
    6/20/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are dancer-actress Chita Rivera, actor Tony Franciosa, songwriters Fred Ebb and John Kantor, Father Bruce Ritter and Roller Skate Fashion Show.

  • June 19, 1980
    June 19, 1980
    Episode 203
    6/19/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are stage actor Chris Groenendaal, musical actresses Betty Buckley and Marianne Tatum, singer-songwriter Jim Dale, comedian Henny Youngman, singer Alberta Hunter and a fashion show.

  • June 18, 1980
    June 18, 1980
    Episode 202
    6/18/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are author Norman Mailer, British comedienne Hermione Gingold, singer-actress Pia Zadora, actor Ricky Schroeder and Shanghai Acrobatic Theatre.

  • June 17, 1980
    June 17, 1980
    Episode 201
    6/17/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are comedian Alan King, dancer Donna Wood, comics Bob and Ray, TV personality Henry Morgan, singer Pamela Myers and a Men's Fashion Show.

  • June 16, 1980
    June 16, 1980
    Episode 200
    6/16/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are dancer-actress Ann Miller, dancer-actor Donald O'Connor, actor Gerald Anthony, singer Alberta Hunter, Senator William Proxmire and the West Point Glee Club.

  • June 13, 1980
    June 13, 1980
    Episode 199
    6/13/80
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    Bobby Vinton is the guest host, guests are actresses Cathy Lee Crosby, Loni Ackerman and Rhonda Fleming and singer Natalie Cole.

  • June 12, 1980
    June 12, 1980
    Episode 198
    6/12/80
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    Bill Cosby is the guest host, guests are actress Stella Stevens, Country singer Mickey Gilley, actor-comedian Orson Bean, comics Stan Kann and Lionel Norman and singer Stacy Lattisaw.

  • June 11, 1980
    June 11, 1980
    Episode 197
    6/11/80
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    Ron Ely is the guest host, guests are actresses Joanna Cassidy, Erin Gray and Pamela Hensley, singer Lisa Donovan and football player Lynn Swann.

  • June 10, 1980
    June 10, 1980
    Episode 196
    6/10/80
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    Mel Tillis is the guest host, guests are comedienne Lucille Ball, singer Judy Collins, comics Roger and Roger, singer Johnny Tillotson and astrologer Joyce Jillson.

  • June 9, 1980
    June 9, 1980
    Episode 195
    6/9/80
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    Valerie Harper is the guest host, guests are actresses Cloris Leachman and Doris Roberts, actor Richard Crenna, comic George Miller, singer Jim Photoglo and author Sara Davidson.

  • May 30, 1980
    May 30, 1980
    Episode 194
    5/30/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are composer Marvin Hamlisch, singer-songwriter Rupert Holmes, disco club owner Regine, music analyst Kal Rudman ("Friday Morning Quarterback"), musician Dizzy Gillespie and the McDonald Tri-State Jazz Ensemble.

    Highlights:
    Marvin Hamlisch performs "The Other Side of Me".
    Rupert Holmes sings "Answering Machine".
    Dizzy Gillespie the Ensemble do "Manteca".

  • May 29, 1980
    May 29, 1980
    Episode 193
    5/29/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are actress Ruth Gordon, writer-director Carl Reiner, dancer Ann Reinking and designer Larry Le Gaspi with a Le Gaspi Fashion Show.

  • May 28, 1980
    May 28, 1980
    Episode 192
    5/28/80
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    From New York. "A Salute to the Movie "Can't Stop the Music". Merv's guests are The Village People, The Ritchie Family, actresses Valerie Perrine and Nancy Walker, co-producer Allan Carr, actor Steve Guttenberg, singer David London and disco music and novelty act creator Jacques Morali.

    Highlights:
    The Village People sings "Can't Stop the Music".
    The Ritchies perform "Give Me a Break".
    David London sings "Samantha".

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  • May 27, 1980
    May 27, 1980
    Episode 191
    5/27/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are Judge John Sirica, journalist William F. Buckley Jr., magazine editor Malcolm Forbes and newspaper editor William Loeb.

  • May 26, 1980
    May 26, 1980
    Episode 190
    5/26/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are actor Mickey Rooney, actress Sandy Duncan, stars Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins of "Blue Lagoon", Broadway actors Dorothy Loudon and George Hearn and comedy team Monteith and Rand.

  • May 23, 1980
    May 23, 1980
    Episode 189
    5/23/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are model Cheryl Tiegs, author Truman Capote, singer-songwriter Graham Nash, Jazz singer Bobby Short, singer-actress Nell Carter and Van Cleef and Arpel Jewlery Display.

    Highlights:
    Graham Nash performs "Out on the Island".

  • May 22, 1980
    May 22, 1980
    Episode 188
    5/22/80
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    From New York. "A Salute to Broadway". Merv's guests are singer Ethel Merman, actress Stockard Channing, actor Ken Marshall, theatre actress Josie De Guzman, comedian Bob Nelson and members of the casts of "West Side Story" and "Oklahoma!".

  • May 21, 1980
    May 21, 1980
    Episode 187
    5/21/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are actress Madeline Kahn, blues singer Alberta Hunter, comedienne Pat Carroll, actress Patti LuPone, actors Alan Dysert and Wayne Massey.

  • May 20, 1980
    May 20, 1980
    Episode 186
    5/20/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are comedian Robert Klein, ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev, Opera singer Diana Soviero, actress-singer Carole Cook, roller skaters Pat and Terry Richardson and journalist Walter Williams.

  • May 19, 1980
    May 19, 1980
    Episode 185
    5/19/80
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    From New York. Merv's guests are musical actress Carol Channing, Opera singer Beverly Sills, dancer-actress Ann Miller and Broadway's Annie, Andrea McArdle.

  • May 16, 1980
    May 16, 1980
    Episode 184
    5/16/80
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    Merv's guests are from the television series "Moviola" actors Tony Curtis, Lloyd Bridges, Barry Bostwick and Ed Winter, actresses Sharon Gless, Constance Forslund and Morgan Brittany.

  • May 15, 1980
    May 15, 1980
    Episode 183
    5/15/80
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    Merv's guests are actor Wayne Rogers, actress Valerie Harper, singer Mac Davis, comedian Ronnie Schell and singers Marie and Cherie Currie.

    Highlights:
    Mac Davis sings "Something's Burning".
    The Curries sing "Messin' with the Boys".

  • May 14, 1980
    May 14, 1980
    Episode 182
    5/14/80
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    Merv's guests are modeling agent Nina Blanchard and fashion and photographers' models Shari Harper, Tony Gritti, Dan Bromsted, Tree Allen.

  • May 13, 1980
    May 13, 1980
    Episode 181
    5/13/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Cloris Leachman, Gay Talese author of "Thy Neighbor's Wife", group Spyro Gyra and psychiatrist Dr. Martin Grotjahn.

    Highlights:
    Spryo Gyra performs "Catching the Sun".

  • May 12, 1980
    May 12, 1980
    Episode 180
    5/12/80
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    Merv's guests are actors Roger Moore, David Hedison and Robert Hays, singer-actress Bernadette Peters and comedienne Lotus Weinstock.

  • May 9, 1980
    May 9, 1980
    Episode 179
    5/9/80
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    Merv's guests are actors John Schneider and Steve Guttenberg, actress Caroline McWilliams, comic Bob Shaw, gymnast Gary Morgan and pop group Air Supply.

  • May 8, 1980
    May 8, 1980
    Episode 178
    5/8/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Cheryl Ladd, actor Don Adams, singer Julie Budd, comedienne Marsha Warfield and Frank Sabella's show dogs.

  • May 7, 1980
    May 7, 1980
    Episode 177
    5/7/80
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    Merv's guests are actors Robert Blake, Brian Kerwin and Claude Akins, comedienne Dottie Archibald and author Raymond Strait.

  • May 6, 1980
    May 6, 1980
    Episode 176
    5/6/80
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    Merv's guests are actors Omar Sharif and Gregory Harrison, singer Rosemary Clooney and TV personality Virginia Graham.

  • May 5, 1980
    May 5, 1980
    Episode 175
    5/5/80
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    "Ladies Home Journal Awards". Merv's guests are magazine editor Lenore Hershey, actresses Bo Derek, Sissy Spacek, Loni Anderson and Marsha Mason and author Judith Krantz.

  • May 2, 1980
    May 2, 1980
    Episode 174
    5/2/80
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    Merv's guests are actresses Pam Dawber, Donna Pescow and Michele Lee, Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown and screenwriter Gail Parent.

  • May 1, 1980
    May 1, 1980
    Episode 173
    5/1/80
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    Merv's guests are comic actor Chevy Chase, singer Andy Gibb, singer-songwriter Graham Nash, rock singer Grace Slick, and improvisational comedians Jim Staahl and comic Jim Fisher.

    Highlights:
    Andy Gibb sings "Desire" and "After Dark".

  • April 30, 1980
    April 30, 1980
    Episode 172
    4/30/80
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    Merv's guests are singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka and daughter Dara Sedaka, actor Robert Urich, actresses Loni Anderson and Pamela Hensley.

  • April 29, 1980
    April 29, 1980
    Episode 171
    4/29/80
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    Merv's guests are actors Tom Wopat and Jameson Parker, actress Anne Archer, singer David London, actor Leon Isaac Kennedy and five finalists in Laughing Contest.

    Highlights:
    David London sings "Sound of the City".

  • April 28, 1980
    April 28, 1980
    Episode 170
    4/28/80
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    Merv's guests are comic actor Jerry Van Dyke, comedian Dick Gautier, singers Billy Preston and Syreeta Wright, author Shelley Aspaklaria and the U.S.C. Cheerleaders.

    Highlights:
    Billy Preston and Syreeta duet with "Please Stay".

  • April 25, 1980
    April 25, 1980
    Episode 169
    4/25/80
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    Merv's guests are writer-director-actor Orson Welles, actor Oliver Reed and singer-actress Charo.

  • April 24, 1980
    April 24, 1980
    Episode 168
    4/24/80
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    Merv's guests are singer Tom Jones, comic Jay Leno, actress Ann Turkel, news anchor Jackson Bain and broadcast journalist Delores Handy.

  • April 23, 1980
    April 23, 1980
    Episode 167
    4/23/80
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    Merv's guests are humorist-pianist Victor Borge, actor Jeff Conaway, comedian Lonnie Shorr and Dr. Reinhold Altman.

  • April 22, 1980
    April 22, 1980
    Episode 166
    4/22/80
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    Merv's guests are humorist Mort Sahl, actor Robert Walden, author Alvin Toffler and Durk Pearson.

  • April 21, 1980
    April 21, 1980
    Episode 165
    4/21/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Britt Ekland, actors Peter Fonda and Bill Duke, rock singer Cindy Bullens, comedian Gerry Bednob and comic actress Mimi Kennedy.

  • April 18, 1980
    April 18, 1980
    Episode 164
    4/18/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Linda Gray, singer Rex Smith, comedian Byron Allen, artist Olaf Wieghorst, rodeo bull rider Don Gay and a Wrangler Fashion Show.

  • April 17, 1980
    April 17, 1980
    Episode 163
    4/17/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Elke Sommer, actors Joseph Bottoms and Sir Wilfrid Hyde-White and author Nancy Friday.

  • April 16, 1980
    April 16, 1980
    Episode 162
    4/16/80
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    Merv's guests are actor Patrick Duffy, comedian Charles Nelson Reilly, Opera singer Diana Soviero, Gypsy Rose Knee (Tony Lockhart), facial-exercise advocate Joe Saffon and musical group Ray, Goodman & Brown.

  • April 15, 1980
    April 15, 1980
    Episode 161
    4/15/80
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    Merv's guests are actor Ron Ely, actress Eva Gabor, writer-director William Peter Blatty, British actress Jean Marsh of Upstairs, Downstairs and Capt. Cliff Montgomery of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department.

  • April 14, 1980
    April 14, 1980
    Episode 160
    4/14/80
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    Merv's guests are singer-songwriter Mac Davis, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, singer Tommy James, actors Robert Clary and Marti Webb.

  • April 11, 1980
    April 11, 1980
    Episode 159
    4/11/80
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    Merv's guests are talk show host Phil Donahue, singer Jane Olivor, English actress Rula Lenska and her husband, actor Brian Deacon, comedienne Elayne Boosler and David Lewis.

    Highlights:
    Jane Olivor sings "Don't Let Go of Me".

  • April 10, 1980
    April 10, 1980
    Episode 158
    4/10/80
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    Merv's guests are TV host personality Dick Clark, singer Cliff Richards, actor Brian Kerwin and naturalist Jim Fowler.

    Highlights:
    Cliff Richard sings "We Don't Talk Anymore".

  • April 9, 1980
    April 9, 1980
    Episode 157
    4/9/80
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    Merv's guests are actresses Jacqueline Bisset and Barbara Carrera, actor Gil Gerard and his wife actress Connie Sellecca and Dr. Arnold Klein.

  • April 8, 1980
    April 8, 1980
    Episode 156
    4/8/80
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    Merv's guests are author Gore Vidal, tax advocate Howard Jarvis and comedian Jackie Vernon.

  • April 7, 1980
    April 7, 1980
    Episode 155
    4/7/80
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    Merv's guests are actress Suzanne Somers, actor Donald Sutherland, singer-songwriter Rupert Holmes, comedienne Marcia Wallace and Dr. Donald Wilson.

  • April 4, 1980
    April 4, 1980
    Episode 154
    4/4/80
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    Merv's guests are singer Jack Jones, actress-comedienne Kaye Ballard, comic poet Nipsey Russell, professional laugher Ann Shalla, comedian Thom Sharp and comedienne Jeannie Burnier.

  • April 3, 1980
    April 3, 1980
    Episode 153
    4/3/80
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    Merv's guests are actor James Coburn, singer-actor James Darren, voice actor Mel Blanc, actress Brianne Leary, actor-comedian Skip Stephenson, pool players Steve Mizerak and Peter Margo and a pair of female mud wrestlers.

  • April 2, 1980
    April 2, 1980
    Episode 152
    4/2/80
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    Merv's guests are emcee-actor Richard Barsh, singer Eddy Arnold, comic Jay Leno and Don Post latex mask creator.

  • April 1, 1980
    April 1, 1980
    Episode 151
    4/1/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors William Holden and Sterling Hayden, author Frederick Forsyth, former astronaut Gordon Cooper and writer John Peer Nugent.

  • March 31, 1980
    March 31, 1980
    Episode 150
    3/31/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Larry Wilcox and James Franciscus, French singer Line Renaud, authors Judith Krantz and Michael O'Mary.

  • March 28, 1980
    March 28, 1980
    Episode 149
    3/28/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Dick Van Patten and his son actor Vincent Van Patten, singer-songwriter Carole Bayer Sager, author Martin Sloan and public relations expert Henry Rogers.

  • March 27, 1980
    March 27, 1980
    Episode 148
    3/27/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors William Devane and Robby Benson, actress Kristy McNichol, comedian Charlie Callas and Dr. Joyce Brothers.

  • March 26, 1980
    March 26, 1980
    Episode 147
    3/26/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Stacy Keach and Oliver Reed, comedian Martin Mull, actress Helen Shaver and author Christopher Cerf.

  • March 25, 1980
    March 25, 1980
    Episode 146
    3/25/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Steve Guttenberg, Dennis Christopher, Jerry Van Dyke, Tom Ligon, Ken Michelman and Christopher Knight, director Michael Lembeck, comedian Wil Shriner and fashion director Chip Tolbert.

  • March 24, 1980
    March 24, 1980
    Episode 145
    3/24/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Walter Matthau and actress Sara Stimson "Little Miss Marker" in the remake of the 1934 film of the same name, actress Stockard Channing, writer Jeannine Burnier and singers K.C. and Teri De Sario.

    Highlights:
    K.C. (of KC and the Sunshine Band) and Teri De Sario sing "Yes I'm Ready".

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  • March 21, 1980
    March 21, 1980
    Episode 144
    3/21/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are entertainer Wayne Newton, Canadian singer Anne Murray, comedian Henny Youngman, singer Dann Rogers, writer-director Wolfgang Becker and puppeteer Barclay Shaw.

  • March 20, 1980
    March 20, 1980
    Episode 143
    3/20/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer-actress Susan Anton, rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry, singer T.G. Sheppard, comic Freddie Roman, musical impressionists Roger and Roger and comedian Robert Sacchi.

  • March 19, 1980
    March 19, 1980
    Episode 142
    3/19/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are animal trainer-magicians Siegfried and Roy, Mayor Bill Brier, raconteur George Jessel, singer Abbe Lane, comedienne Phyllis Diller and actors Willie Aames and Michael Walden.

  • March 18, 1980
    March 18, 1980
    Episode 141
    3/18/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Pearl Bailey, actor Tom Wopat, singer-actress Pia Zadora, comedians Dick Shawn and Lonnie Shorr and the Nevada Dance Theatre.

  • March 17, 1980
    March 17, 1980
    Episode 140
    3/17/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedienne Joan Rivers, singer-dancer Lola Falana, comic Tom Dreesen, actor Jon Walmsley and the Irish Show Band.

  • March 14, 1980
    March 14, 1980
    Episode 139
    3/14/80
    0.0

    Merv's guest is entertainer Bob Hope.

  • March 13, 1980
    March 13, 1980
    Episode 138
    3/13/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are Country singer Loretta Lynn, singer Isaac Hayes, Concert violinist Eugene Fodor and comedian Bob Shaw.

  • March 12, 1980
    March 12, 1980
    Episode 137
    3/12/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Chad Everett, model-actress Lauren Hutton, singer-songwriter David Gates, actress Lorna Patterson and comedienne Dottie Archibald.

  • March 11, 1980
    March 11, 1980
    Episode 136
    3/11/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Robert Stack, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, comedian Steve Landesberg, Country singer Margo Smith, comedienne Lotus Weinstock and Australian artist Brett-Livingstone Strong.

  • March 10, 1980
    March 10, 1980
    Episode 135
    3/10/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Ricardo Montalban, journalist-author William F. Buckley Jr., evangelist Ernest Angley and economist Milton Friedman.

  • March 7, 1980
    March 7, 1980
    Episode 134
    3/7/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer-dancer-actor Ben Vereen, actor Herve Villechaize, singer Patrice Rushan, comedian Johnny Yune and astrologer Joan Quigley.

  • March 6, 1980
    March 6, 1980
    Episode 133
    3/6/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer Debby Boone, actors Donny Most, Barry Van Dyke and Michael Keaton and comedian Graham Chapman.

  • March 5, 1980
    March 5, 1980
    Episode 132
    3/5/80
    0.0

    Steve Allen is the guest co-host, guests are Cowboy singer-actor Roy Rogers and singer-actress Dale Evans, comedian Bob Shaw, pop group The Beat, Michael Young and a demonstration of household robots.

  • March 4, 1980
    March 4, 1980
    Episode 131
    3/4/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Stockard Channing, actors Earl Holliman and Brian Kerwin, comedian John Barbour, football player Tony Dorsett and pop group Shalamar.

  • March 3, 1980
    March 3, 1980
    Episode 130
    3/3/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer Anthony Newley, actor Sir Wilfrid Hyde-White, songstress Thelma Houston, singer Mike Cossley, comedian Alan Sues and singer-dancer Winston DeWitt Hemsley.

  • February 29, 1980
    February 29, 1980
    Episode 129
    2/29/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are composer Marvin Hamlisch, dancer-actress Ann Reinking, dance show host Deney Terrio, comedian Johnny Dark and The Skatt Brothers.

  • February 28, 1980
    February 28, 1980
    Episode 128
    2/28/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Beau Bridges and Willie Aames, singer Clint Holmes, actresses Marcia Wallace and Erin Gray and comedienne Elayne Boosler.

  • February 27, 1980
    February 27, 1980
    Episode 127
    2/27/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comedian Buddy Hackett, actress Adrienne Barbeau, model-actress Maud Adams, singer Tom Johnston and psychiatrist Dr. Helen DeRosis.

  • February 26, 1980
    February 26, 1980
    Episode 126
    2/26/80
    0.0

    "Salute to MCA Records". Merv's guests are singer-actress Ann-Margret, Country singers Tanya Tucker and Merle Haggard, singer-songwriter Elton John, record company president Bob Siner, singer Paul Sabu and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

  • February 25, 1980
    February 25, 1980
    Episode 125
    2/25/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are bodybuilder-actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, actress Catherine Bach, actor Jack Klugman, comedian Kelly Monteith and Opera singer Norma French.

  • February 22, 1980
    February 22, 1980
    Episode 124
    2/22/80
    0.0

    "Millionaires II". Merv's guests are Kemmons Wilson founder of Holiday Inn, clothing manufacturer Meshulam Riklis, cookie entrepreneur Wally Amos, Rory Fuerst owner of a company that resoles sporting shoes and tea company owner Mo Siegel.

  • February 21, 1980
    February 21, 1980
    Episode 123
    2/21/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comedian Tim Conway, actress Anne Archer, comedy writer Pat McCormick, comedians Gallagher and Stan Kann the Gadget man.

  • February 20, 1980
    February 20, 1980
    Episode 122
    2/20/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are consumer advocate Ralph Nader, prospector George Massie, financial expert C.V. Myers, journalist Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong authors of "The Brethren".

  • February 19, 1980
    February 19, 1980
    Episode 121
    2/19/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Dick Van Dyke, Country singer Glen Campbell, singer Rita Coolidge and dancers Kathryn and Arthur Murray.

  • February 18, 1980
    February 18, 1980
    Episode 120
    2/18/80
    0.0

    "Salute to 20th Century Fox's movie "Fatso". Merv's guests are Anne Bancroft who wrote the screenplay, directed and starred in it with co-stars Dom DeLuise, Ron Carey, Candice Azzara and Richard Karron.

  • February 15, 1980
    February 15, 1980
    Episode 119
    2/15/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Bobby Vinton, actresses Eva Gabor and Nell Carter, songstress Julie Budd, rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry, comedian Pat Cooper and cabaret singer Ken Page.

  • February 14, 1980
    February 14, 1980
    Episode 118
    2/14/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Foster Brooks, singer-actress Pia Zadora, impressionist Bob Anderson and the Berosini Orangutangs.

  • February 13, 1980
    February 13, 1980
    Episode 117
    2/13/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are entertainer Liberace, comedy team Skiles and Henderson, accordion player Marco Valenti, singer Marlene Ricci, Roderick-Spencer Sibert from "The Wiz" and comedian Freddie Roman.

  • February 12, 1980
    February 12, 1980
    Episode 116
    2/12/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Don Rickles, singer-actor Robert Goulet, singer Marlene Ricci, pianist Glenn Smith, The Kendalls and knife act Murillo and Ulises.

  • February 11, 1980
    February 11, 1980
    Episode 115
    2/11/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Milton Berle, Country singer Tammy Wynette, musician Woody Herman, stage singer-actress Andrea McArdle, comedienne Jeannine Burnier, columnist Dick Maurice, knife thrower Skeeter Vaughan, heckler Irv Benson, Lido de Paris Showgirls and the Nevada Dance Theatre.

  • February 8, 1980
    February 8, 1980
    Episode 114
    2/8/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are TV personality Steve Allen, actor James Woods, actress Mimi Kennedy and author Norman Cousins.

  • February 7, 1980
    February 7, 1980
    Episode 113
    2/7/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Lindsay Wagner, actors David Soul and Jeff Conaway, magician Doug Henning and comedian Ed Bluestone.

  • February 6, 1980
    February 6, 1980
    Episode 112
    2/6/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Steve Guttenberg and Gregory Harrison, actress Morgan Brittany, comedian Ronnie Schell and Michael Young.

  • February 5, 1980
    February 5, 1980
    Episode 111
    2/5/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor-director Ron Howard, comedian Dick Shawn, comedienne Dottie Archibald, ragtime pianist Eubie Blake and journalist Walter Sullivan.

  • February 4, 1980
    February 4, 1980
    Episode 110
    2/4/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comedienne Lucille Ball, actress Natalie Wood, actor James Brolin and singer-actress Michele Lee.

  • February 1, 1980
    February 1, 1980
    Episode 109
    2/1/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are entertainer Bob Hope, House Calls stars actor Wayne Rogers and actress Lynn Redgrave, writer-novelist Michael Korda and the cast of "Ain't Misbehavin'".

  • January 31, 1980
    January 31, 1980
    Episode 108
    1/31/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are director Otto Preminger, comedian-actor Orson Bean, actress Susan Blanchard, actor Charles Frank and comedian Wil Shriner.

  • January 30, 1980
    January 30, 1980
    Episode 107
    1/30/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are modelling agent Nina Blanchard, model-actress Zacki Murphy, models Jeff Aquilon, Ann Holbrook and Tony Fick.

  • January 29, 1980
    January 29, 1980
    Episode 106
    1/29/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Nick Nolte, actress Linda Lavin, R&B singer Lou Rawls and comedian Andy Kaufman.

  • January 28, 1980
    January 28, 1980
    Episode 105
    1/28/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor John Carradine and his sons actors Keith Carradine, David Carradine and Robert Carradine, singer-songwriter Rupert Holmes and actor-comedian Paul Dooley.

  • January 25, 1980
    January 25, 1980
    Episode 104
    1/25/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Robert Blake star of Helltown, singing duo Peaches and Herb, tax reduction advocate Howard Jarvis and nuclear scientist Dr. John Gofman.

  • January 24, 1980
    January 24, 1980
    Episode 103
    1/24/80
    0.0

    "Vitamins, Cancer and Health". Merv's guests are Durk Pearson, Dr. Linus Pauling, Dr. David Bresler and Dr. Robert J. Benowicz.

  • January 23, 1980
    January 23, 1980
    Episode 102
    1/23/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are lead singer K.C. of the Sunshine Band, comic actors Don Knotts and Tim Conway, singer Teri DeSario, comedian Charles Nelson Reilly and Opera singer Diana Faviero.

  • January 22, 1980
    January 22, 1980
    Episode 101
    1/22/80
    0.0

    "Annual Film Critics Awards". L.A. Film Critics Awards, Merv's guests are actresses Bette Davis, Jane Fonda, Natalie Wood, Sally Field, Sally Kellerman, Meryl Streep and Rita Moreno, actors Jon Voight, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Douglas, Alan Alda and Richard Chamberlain.

  • January 21, 1980
    January 21, 1980
    Episode 100
    1/21/80
    0.0

    "Salute to "Chapter Two". Merv's guests are writer Neil Simon, actor James Caan, actress Marsha Mason and actor Roger Moore.

  • January 18, 1980
    January 18, 1980
    Episode 99
    1/18/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are entertainer Bob Hope, Country singer Tom T. Hall, Denise Clements, comedian Johnny Yune, singing impressionist Bob Anderson, guitarist Liona Boyd and the Arthur Murray Dancers.

  • January 17, 1980
    January 17, 1980
    Episode 98
    1/17/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Bobby Vinton, comic actor Jerry Van Dyke, impressionist Mark McCullen, ballet dancers Bryan Pitts and Laura Flagg and disco group Chic.

  • January 16, 1980
    January 16, 1980
    Episode 97
    1/16/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Bill Cosby, Jazz singer Joe Williams, singer Jack Jones, comedian Pete Barbutti, backgammon champion Wayne Araki, The Duncan Sisters, musical group the Dancin' Machine and Nevada Governor Robert List.

  • January 15, 1980
    January 15, 1980
    Episode 96
    1/15/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are Country singers Mac Davis and Dottie West, boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, comedian Jay Leno, stuntman Don Koko, musician Big Tiny Little and ventriloquist Wayland Flowers and Madame.

  • January 14, 1980
    January 14, 1980
    Episode 95
    1/14/80
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer-comedian Mel Tillis, actress Lynda Carter, singer-songwriter Rupert Holmes, Nikki the Magician and Lill's Chimps.

  • January 11, 1980
    January 11, 1980
    Episode 94
    1/11/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Buddy Ebsen and Sam Elliott, actresses Cloris Leachman and Shelley Smith and comedienne Elayne Boosler.

  • January 10, 1980
    January 10, 1980
    Episode 93
    1/10/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Beatrice Arthur, actor Ricky Schroeder, musician Jimmy Messina and comic Lonnie Shorr.

  • January 9, 1980
    January 9, 1980
    Episode 92
    1/9/80
    0.0

    "Salute of Francis Ford Coppola". Merv's guests are director Francis Ford Coppola, actors Gene Hackman and Frederic Forrest, actresses Talia Shire and Cindy Williams.

  • January 8, 1980
    January 8, 1980
    Episode 91
    1/8/80
    0.0

    "Salute to Ms. Magazine". Merv's guests are actor-director-writer Orson Welles, feminist-activist Gloria Steinem and actress Valerie Harper.

  • January 7, 1980
    January 7, 1980
    Episode 90
    1/7/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Jacqueline Bisset, actors Robert Conrad, Dudley Moore and Sir Wilfrid Hyde-White and sportscaster-actress Jayne Kennedy.

  • January 4, 1980
    January 4, 1980
    Episode 89
    1/4/80
    0.0

    "Incest". Merv's guests are psychotherapist Susan Forward and victims of incest.

  • January 3, 1980
    January 3, 1980
    Episode 88
    1/3/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer Tom Jones, Tom's manager Gordon Mills, actress Ann Turkel, comic Jay Leno and model Monique St. Pierre.

  • January 2, 1980
    January 2, 1980
    Episode 87
    1/2/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comedian Charles Nelson Reilly, drummer Buddy Rich, comic Denny Johnston, comedy team of Roger and Roger, author Peter Elbling and pet shop owner John Ingraham.

  • January 1, 1980
    January 1, 1980
    Episode 86
    1/1/80
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Leonard Nimoy and Dirk Benedict, actress Yvette Mimieux and astrologer Joan Quigley.

  • December 31, 1979
    December 31, 1979
    Episode 85
    12/31/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor John Houseman, humorist Mort Sahl and actress Helen Hayes.

  • December 28, 1979
    December 28, 1979
    Episode 84
    12/28/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer Anthony Newley, musician Woody Herman, singer Chris Thompson, comedian Franklyn Ajaye, dancer Vicki Frederick, ballet dancers Fernando Bujones and Kristine Elliott.

  • December 27, 1979
    December 27, 1979
    Episode 83
    12/27/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actresses Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Ashley and Kathryn Crosby and Midge Costanza, former assistant to President Carter.

  • December 26, 1979
    December 26, 1979
    Episode 82
    12/26/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are R&B singer Lou Rawls, comic actor Jerry Van Dyke, comedian Denny Johnston, singer-actress Carole Cook and Dr. John Laragh.

  • December 25, 1979
    December 25, 1979
    Episode 81
    12/25/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comedian-actors George Burns and Art Carney talk about their new movie "Going Out in Style", actress Valerie Harper and humorist Rubin Carson.

  • December 24, 1979
    December 24, 1979
    Episode 80
    12/24/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, bodybuilder-actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, female bodybuilder Stacey Bentley, singer-songwriter Peter Allen and Lord Snowden.

  • December 21, 1979
    December 21, 1979
    Episode 79
    12/21/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Pat O'Brien and William Demarest, actress Estelle Winwood, entertainer Gracie Fields, novelist-poet Robert Nathan and author Adela Rogers St. Johns.

  • December 20, 1979
    December 20, 1979
    Episode 78
    12/20/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are from the movie "The Jerk" actor-comedian Steve Martin, comedy writer-director Carl Reiner, comedian Jackie Mason, actress Catlin Adams and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

  • December 19, 1979
    December 19, 1979
    Episode 77
    12/19/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comic actor Jerry Van Dyke, comedian Lonnie Shorr, dance show host Deney Terio, pianist Roger Williams, singer Mary Wilson and comedian Broadway Bob.

  • December 18, 1979
    December 18, 1979
    Episode 76
    12/18/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are writer-director-actor Orson Welles, actress Ruth Gordon and playwright Garson Kanin.

  • December 17, 1979
    December 17, 1979
    Episode 75
    12/17/79
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singers Natalie Cole and Isaac Hayes, comedians David Brenner and Norm Crosby, pianist Walt Wagner, Mess a Mutts and the Lido de Paris Show Girls.

  • December 13, 1979
    December 13, 1979
    Episode 74
    12/13/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are Jean Kennedy Smith, National Chairwoman of the Arts Festival for Handicapped Children, Dukes of Hazard stars actors John Schneider and Tom Wopat, nutritionist Nathan Pritkin, dermatologist Dr. Arnold Klein and Dr. John Mayland.

  • December 12, 1979
    December 12, 1979
    Episode 73
    12/12/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comedian-actor Billy Crystal, singer-songwriter Barry Manilow, actor Reb Brown and actress Cisse Cameron.

  • December 11, 1979
    December 11, 1979
    Episode 72
    12/11/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer Donny Osmond, actress Kathleen Beller, actors Robert Guillaume and Michael Keaton and jeweler Edwin Haasman.

  • December 10, 1979
    December 10, 1979
    Episode 71
    12/10/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor-director Henry Winkler who shows a clip from his ABC movie "An American Christmas Carol", comedian David Brenner talks about driving in California, actress Susan Anspach shows a clip from "Running", comedienne Elayne Boosler and actor Walter Slezak.

  • December 7, 1979
    December 7, 1979
    Episode 70
    12/7/79
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Tony Bennett, comic poet Nipsey Russell, Country singer Dottie West, comedian Gallagher, The Hudson Brothers and casino owner Benny Binnion.

  • December 6, 1979
    December 6, 1979
    Episode 69
    12/6/79
    0.0

    "Adventurers". Merv's guests are explorer-anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl, balloonist Ray Abruzzo, mountain climber Jack Wheeler, British explorer Lawrence Blair and Peter Jenkins who spent six years walking across America.

  • December 5, 1979
    December 5, 1979
    Episode 68
    12/5/79
    0.0

    "Songwriters". Merv's guests are folksinger Judy Collins, Country singer Larry Gatlin, songwriting team of Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and Marilyn and Alan Bergman.

  • December 4, 1979
    December 4, 1979
    Episode 67
    12/4/79
    9.5

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Rich Little, singer-dancer Lola Falana, actors George Lindsey and David Naughton, disco dancers Tom & Erin, comedian Bob Shaw, singer Teri De Sario and unicyclists The Volantes.

  • December 3, 1979
    December 3, 1979
    Episode 66
    12/3/79
    0.0

    Merv's guest is former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger author of "The White House Years".

  • November 30, 1979
    November 30, 1979
    Episode 65
    11/30/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are Father Godfrey of the Franciscan Order in Israel, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen and Opera singer Richard Fredericks.

  • November 29, 1979
    November 29, 1979
    Episode 64
    11/29/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors David Soul and Robby Benson, singing duo Ashford and Simpson, ventriloquist Wayland Flowers and Madame and a show of gift items.

  • November 28, 1979
    November 28, 1979
    Episode 63
    11/28/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are The Village People, actor Joseph Bottoms, comic Rip Taylor and Country singer Tanya Tucker.

    Highlights:
    Tanya sings "Tear Me Apart".
    The Village People sings "Ready for the Eighties".

  • November 27, 1979
    November 27, 1979
    Episode 62
    11/27/79
    0.0

    From the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Hotel in New York the Fourth Annual American Image Awards are presented. Guests are actresses Dina Merrill, Ruth Gordon, Arlene Dahl, Ruby Dee, Cathryn Damon, Ann Reinking and Phyllis George, Opera star Roberta Peters, columnist Ann Landers and actors George Segal, Hal Linden and Tom Tryon, tennis pro Arthur Ashe, magazine editor Malcolm Forbes, Senator John Warner and White House correspondent Richard Valeriani.

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  • November 26, 1979
    November 26, 1979
    Episode 61
    11/26/79
    0.0

    From Belmont Park race track in New York: "A Day at the Races". Merv's guests are actors Dick Van Patten and Mickey Rooney, dancer-actress Ann Miller, lyricist-songwriter Sammy Cahn, British comedienne Hermione Gingold, British actress Jean Marsh, jockey Laffitt Pincay Jr., trainer Woody Stevens, horse owner A.F. Vanderbilt, exercise girl Nancy Walker and trainer Mac Miller. Also a fashion show.

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  • November 23, 1979
    November 23, 1979
    Episode 60
    11/23/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are Governor Hugh Carey (D-NY), dancer-singer-actress Ann Miller, singer-actor Kris Kristofferson, comedian Robert Klein, baseball player Willie Stargell, Metromedia board chairman John Kluge, Lincoln Center of New York president John Mazzola, a 75-piece marching band and cameo appearances by many other public figures.

  • November 22, 1979
    November 22, 1979
    Episode 59
    11/22/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are Canadian singer Anne Murray, authors Norman Mailer, Pete Hamill, Peter Maas and Jack Anderson.

    Highlights:
    Anne Murray sings "Broken Hearted Me".

  • November 21, 1979
    November 21, 1979
    Episode 58
    11/21/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are TV personality Barbara Walters, actress Bo Derek, British comedienne Hermione Gingold, author Sylvia Porter and singer France Joli.

    Highlights:
    France Joli sings "Come to Me".

  • November 20, 1979
    November 20, 1979
    Episode 57
    11/20/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are actress Sophia Loren, TV talk show host Dick Cavett, Opera singer Giorgio Tozzi and former boxer Rocky Graziano.

  • November 19, 1979
    November 19, 1979
    Episode 56
    11/19/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are actress Dina Merrill, socialite Lee Radziwill with fashion shows given by Charlotte Ford, Princess Sumair and Betsy Bloomingdale.

  • November 16, 1979
    November 16, 1979
    Episode 55
    11/16/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are Opera star Beverly Sills, conductor Zubin Mehta, actor Tony Randall, actress Mary Jo Salerno, White House inflation adviser Alfred Kahn and Malcolm Forbes from Forbes Magazine.

  • November 15, 1979
    November 15, 1979
    Episode 54
    11/15/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are actresses Angie Dickinson and Lucie Arnaz, actor Brian Keith, comedian Tim Cahill, Arthur Schlesinger author of "Robert Kennedy and His Times" and historian Craig Morris with samples from the Columbia Gold Exhibit.

  • November 14, 1979
    November 14, 1979
    Episode 53
    11/14/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are composer Marvin Hamlisch, Country singer Crystal Gayle, singer Pearl Bailey and her husband bandleader Louis Belson, Opera singer Marilyn Horne and former President Gerald Ford and his wife Betty Ford.

  • November 13, 1979
    November 13, 1979
    Episode 52
    11/13/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are actress Shelley Winters, film critic Rex Reed and self-improvement segments featuring Jack Haber and Bob Beauchamp fromGentleman's Quarterly, plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Coburn, hair specialist Dr. Edward Settel, skin-care authority Georgette Klinger, nutritionist Dr. Herman Tarnower (The Scarsdale Diet) and an exercise machine demonstrated by Michael O'Shea.

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  • November 12, 1979
    November 12, 1979
    Episode 51
    11/12/79
    0.0

    From New York. Merv's guests are actress Sandy Duncan, model Cheryl Tiegs, Mayor Ed Koch, bandleader Benny Goodman, Dr. Aldo Gucci and a Gucci Fashion Show.

  • November 9, 1979
    November 9, 1979
    Episode 50
    11/9/79
    0.0

    From Atlantic City. Merv's guests are dancer Chita Rivera, singer Joey Travolta, musical singer-actress Stephanie Mills, Country singer Stella Parton, singer-songwriter Lobo, Cheryl Prewitt (Miss America 1979) and historian Vicki Gold Levi.

    Highlights:
    Joey Travolta sings "I Came Again".
    Stephanie Mills sings "Whatcha Gonna Do with My Lovin'".
    Stella Parton performs "The Room at the Top of the Stairs".
    Lobo sings "Where Were You When I Was Falling in Love."

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  • November 8, 1979
    November 8, 1979
    Episode 49
    11/8/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are former heavyweight boxing champ Joe Louis, singer-actress Eartha Kitt, singer-actor Len Cariou, comic Morty Gunty, stage actress Andrea McArdle, frisbee experts Mark Dana and Scott Zimmerman.

    Highlights:
    Eartha Kitt sings "I Will Survive".
    Len Cariou sings "Send in the Clowns".
    Andrea McArdle sings "Love Wings".

  • November 7, 1979
    November 7, 1979
    Episode 48
    11/7/79
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    From Atlantic City. Merv's guests are singer Debby Boone, actress Phyllis Newman, comedian Henny Youngman, disco dancers Jimmy and Jody King, historian Vicki Gold Levi and a ski fashion show.

    Highlights:
    Debby Boone sings "My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own".

  • November 6, 1979
    November 6, 1979
    Episode 47
    11/6/79
    0.0

    From Atlantic City. Merv's guests are actor Dudley Moore, Opera singer Robert Merrill, disco singer Grace Jones, comedienne Nancy Parker, Country singer Clint Holmes and historian Vicki Gold Levi.

    Highlights:
    Grace Jones sings "Atlantic City".
    Clint Holmes sings "The Power of Love".

  • November 5, 1979
    November 5, 1979
    Episode 46
    11/5/79
    0.0

    From Atlantic City. Merv's guests are Country singer Glen Campbell, singer Ethel Merman, disco singer Gloria Gaynor, historian Vicki Gold Levi and Francine Coffey with a fashion show.

    Highlights:
    Glen Campbell performs "You're Learning the Blues".
    Ethel Merman belts out "Alexander's Ragtime Band".
    Gloria Gaynor sings "I Will Survive".

  • November 2, 1979
    November 2, 1979
    Episode 45
    11/2/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Cheryl Ladd of Charlie's Angels, singer Melissa Manchester, comic Jay Leno, Debby Chester who collected material for a book called "Star-Art" and Bob Mackie with a fashion show.

  • November 1, 1979
    November 1, 1979
    Episode 44
    11/1/79
    0.0

    Merv's celebrity shows from Venice Italy. Part II guests are actress Dina Merrill, actors Trevor Howard and Gene Hackman, comedy writer Carl Reiner, actor Rob Reiner, actress Penny Marshall and singer-actress Connie Stevens.

  • October 31, 1979
    October 31, 1979
    Episode 43
    10/31/79
    0.0

    Merv's celebrity shows from Venice Italy. Part I guests are writer-director Mel Brooks, actress Anne Bancroft, actor Gene Wilder, actor-director Tom Laughlin, actress Dyan Cannon, football star Lynn Swann and columnist Jim Bacon.

  • October 30, 1979
    October 30, 1979
    Episode 42
    10/30/79
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    Merv's guests are model-actress Shelley Hack of Charlie's Angels, researcher Durk Pearson, Dr. Richard Selzer and acupuncturist Dr. Zion Yu.

  • October 29, 1979
    October 29, 1979
    Episode 41
    10/29/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are author James Michener, basketball player Bill Russell, sportswriter John Underwood and football player Jack Tatum.

  • October 26, 1979
    October 26, 1979
    Episode 40
    10/26/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are TV personality Barbara Walters, actress Marsha Mason, singer-actor Kris Kristofferson and comedian Robert Klein.

  • October 25, 1979
    October 25, 1979
    Episode 39
    10/25/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Robert Blake and James Woods, singer-actress Shirley Jones, author Joseph Wambaugh and disco performers Lisa Clasing and Michael Angelo.

  • October 24, 1979
    October 24, 1979
    Episode 38
    10/24/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are TV personality Dick Clark, singer Vic Damone, model-actress Maud Adams, comedienne Dody Goodman and a fashion show by Michael Vollbracht.



  • October 23, 1979
    October 23, 1979
    Episode 37
    10/23/79
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    Merv's guests are actors Michael Douglas and William Devane, actress Lindsay Wagner and singer Clint Holmes.

  • October 22, 1979
    October 22, 1979
    Episode 36
    10/22/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Kate Jackson, actor Andrew Stevens, Captain and Tennille, Judith Krantz author of "Scruples" and Steven Krantz author of "Laurel Canyon" and the Arthur Murray Dancers.

  • October 19, 1979
    October 19, 1979
    Episode 35
    10/19/79
    0.0

    From Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer Mel Torme, drummer Buddy Rich, comedian Pete Barbutti, singer-dancer Melba Moore, impressionists Roger and Roger, disco group Destination and The Harmonicats.

  • October 18, 1979
    October 18, 1979
    Episode 34
    10/18/79
    0.0

    From Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comic actor Jerry Van Dyke, Siegfried and Roy, game show host Peter Marshall, golfer Nancy Lopez, prizefighter Larry Holmes, comic Kelly Monteith, songstress Deniece Williams, disco singer Sylvester and Two Tons of Fun.

  • October 17, 1979
    October 17, 1979
    Episode 33
    10/17/79
    0.0

    From Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer-actor John Davidson, actress Eva Gabor, singers Yvonne Elliman and Michael Johnson, ventriloquist Jay Johnson, singer Tony Mele (a Davidson protege), comic Johnny Yune and Mr. Nevada and three runners-up.

  • October 16, 1979
    October 16, 1979
    Episode 32
    10/16/79
    0.0

    From Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Merv's guests are actor Herve Villechaize, actress Diana Canova, comedians Charles Nelson Reilly and Soupy Sales, comic Rick Podell, entertainer Jim Giovanni and a Willy Bogner ski fashion show.

  • October 15, 1979
    October 15, 1979
    Episode 31
    10/15/79
    0.0

    From Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Buddy Hackett, singer Mary MacGregor, comedy team Skiles and Henderson, entertainer Pud Rogers, impressionist Marilyn Michaels, magician David Copperfield and the Charlie Daniels Band.

  • October 12, 1979
    October 12, 1979
    Episode 30
    10/12/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are cast members from the movie "Skatetown USA", singer-songwriter John Sebastian, skaters Greg Bradford and Katherine Kelly Lang, actor Ron Palillo, April Allen, Johnny Poole, Dave Mason, Denny Johnston and singing group The New Horizons. Taped on location at the Palladium in Hollywood.

  • October 11, 1979
    October 11, 1979
    Episode 29
    10/11/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Patty Duke, TV host-comedian Joey Bishop, singer Teddy Pendergrass, comic Tom Dreesen and lawyer Gladys Towles Root.

  • October 10, 1979
    October 10, 1979
    Episode 28
    10/10/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are drummer Buddy Rich, and daughter Kathy Rich, comedienne Kaye Ballard, actress Jane Seymour, comedian Stubby Kaye, Benji the dog and Sew-at-home-fashions.

  • October 9, 1979
    October 9, 1979
    Episode 27
    10/9/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are Reverend Billy Graham, President Ford's daughter Susan Ford Vance and her husband Chuck Vance and Dr. Joyce Brothers.

  • October 8, 1979
    October 8, 1979
    Episode 26
    10/8/79
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are actor Greg Evigan, comedians David Brenner and Jimmie Walker, musician Doc Severinsen, singers Maureen McGovern and Leland Scott III and The Ritchie Family.

    Highlights:
    Maureen McGovern sings "Different Worlds".
    The Ritchie Family perform "Bad Reputation".

  • October 5, 1979
    October 5, 1979
    Episode 25
    10/5/79
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    Merv's guests are actor Mike Connors, actress Mariette Hartley, comic Guy Marks and sexual behavior specialists Dr. Pierre Mornell and Dr. Bernie Zilbergeld.

  • October 4, 1979
    October 4, 1979
    Episode 24
    10/4/79
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    Merv's guests are actors McLean Stevenson and Vincent Price, Jackie Collins author of "Lovers and Gamblers", wine expert Daniel Mirassou, gymnast Igor Ashkinazi and 13-year-old Stacy Tutton.

  • October 3, 1979
    October 3, 1979
    Episode 23
    10/3/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor-boxer Tony Danza, writer Andrew Smith, fighter-turned-actor Carlos Palomino, fight promoter Harry Kabakoff, consumer advocate David Horowitz and Senator Birch Bayh (D-Ind).

  • October 2, 1979
    October 2, 1979
    Episode 22
    10/2/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Loni Anderson, disco singer Evelyn Champagne King, actor-comedian Orson Bean, critic Ron Hendry, comedian George Miller and a Gregory Poe Fashion Show.

  • October 1, 1979
    October 1, 1979
    Episode 21
    10/1/79
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    Merv's guests are TV personality Steve Allen, actor Norman Fell, singer Maureen McGovern, comedienne Dottie Archibald and Dr. Laurence J. Peter author of "Peter's People".

  • September 28, 1979
    September 28, 1979
    Episode 20
    9/28/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Gavin MacLeod of The Love Boat, comedienne Dody Goodman, comedian Alan Sues, Jay Conrad Levinson author of "Earning Money Without a Job", Dolly Freed author of "Possum Living" and Bernard Lefkowitz author of "Breaktime".

  • September 27, 1979
    September 27, 1979
    Episode 19
    9/27/79
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    Merv's guests are actors Larry Wilcox and Michael Keaton, actress Kate Mulgrew, journalist Charles Kuralt and singer Robert John.

  • September 26, 1979
    September 26, 1979
    Episode 18
    9/26/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are singer-actor Pat Boone and Shirley Boone, singer-actress Charo, singer Chris Spelling who sings "Tonight Is Love" and columnist R. Couri Hay.

  • September 25, 1979
    September 25, 1979
    Episode 17
    9/25/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actress Eva Gabor, actor Patrick Wayne, singer-songwriter Peter Allen who sings "Don't Wish Too Hard", comedian Kelly Monteith and retired Neiman Marcus chairman Stanley Marcus.

  • September 24, 1979
    September 24, 1979
    Episode 16
    9/24/79
    0.0

    "Foreign and American Models". Merv's guests are modelling agent Nina Blanchard, models Anna Bjorn (Denmark), Yuliis Ruval (Norway), Beto Brasil (Brazil), Michael Principe (Providence R.I.), Vibeke Knudsen and Tony Hamilton.

  • September 21, 1979
    September 21, 1979
    Episode 15
    9/21/79
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    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedian Shecky Greene, pianist Walt Wagner, New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne, ventriloquist Sammy King, entertainer Tiny Tim, comic Freddie Sales and The Jones Girls who sing "Make Me Love Somebody Else".

  • September 20, 1979
    September 20, 1979
    Episode 14
    9/20/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comic actor Jerry Van Dyke, singer Jack Jones, comedienne Marilyn Sokol, comic Ed Bluestone and The Rollers.

    Highlights:
    Jack Jones sings "I Could Have Been a Sailor".
    The Rollers perform "Elevator" and "Turn on the Radio".

  • September 19, 1979
    September 19, 1979
    Episode 13
    9/19/79
    0.0

    "Self-Made Females". Merv's guests are self-made millionairess Mary Hudson, Hudson Oil Co., Ruth Handler, Mattel Toys, and Sally Stanford, former madame and currently Vice Mayor of Sausalito, Calif.

  • September 18, 1979
    September 18, 1979
    Episode 12
    9/18/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actor Barry Newman, singer-dancer-actor Joel Grey, actress Mimi Kennedy comic Lonnie Shorr and Country singer Larry Gatlin.

    Highlights:
    Joel Grey sings "The More I See You".
    Larry Gatlin performs "All the Gold in California".

  • September 17, 1979
    September 17, 1979
    Episode 11
    9/17/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Jack Klugman, Malcolm McDowell and Jimmy McNichol, comedian Bobby Keller, disco singer Don Lurio and singer Debbie Jacobs.
    Highlights:
    Don Lurio performs "Ruba, Ruba".
    Debbie Jacobs sings "Don't You Want My Love".

  • September 14, 1979
    September 14, 1979
    Episode 10
    9/14/79
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are comedians Milton Berle and Norm Crosby, professional comic heckler Irv Benson, The Lettermen, singing group Sister Sledge and a fur fashion show.

    Highlights:
    Sister Sledge sing "Thinking of You".
    The Lettermen sing "Send in the Clowns".

  • September 13, 1979
    September 13, 1979
    Episode 9
    9/13/79
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are actor-comedian Bob Hope, entertainer Wayne Newton, singer Gloria Gaynor, singer-actor James Darren, pianist Walt Wagner, impressionist Frank Welker and the Lido showgirls.

    Highlights:
    Wayne Newton sings "You Stepped Into My Life".
    Gloria Gaynor sings "I Will Survive".
    James Darren sings "It's A Miracle".
    Walt Wagner performs "MacArthur Park".

  • September 12, 1979
    September 12, 1979
    Episode 8
    9/12/79
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka, comedians Pete Barbutti and Jack Carter, singer Denice Clemente, comedienne Elayne Boosler, boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, puppeteer Barclay Shaw and sculptor Steve Carson.

    Highlights:
    Neil Sedaka sings "You Can Hear the Love".
    Denice Clemente sings "Don't Cry Out Loud".

  • September 11, 1979
    September 11, 1979
    Episode 7
    9/11/79
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are actress Charlene Tilton, actor Paul Smith, mimes Shields and Yarnell, comic Johnny Dark and singer Mary Welch.

  • September 10, 1979
    September 10, 1979
    Episode 6
    9/10/79
    0.0

    From Las Vegas. Merv's guests are actors Greg Evigan and Jimmie Walker, comedian David Brenner, singers Maureen McGovern and Leland Scott III, musician Doc Severinsen and singing group The Ritchie Family.

    Highlights:
    Maureen McGovern sings "Different Worlds".
    The Ritchie Family perform "Bad Reputation".

  • September 7, 1979
    September 7, 1979
    Episode 5
    9/7/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are director-actor Orson Welles, TV personality Virginia Graham and comic actor Michael Keaton.

  • September 6, 1979
    September 6, 1979
    Episode 4
    9/6/79
    0.0

    "Inflation, Depression and Investments". Merv's guests are economic expert Howard Ruff, and investment advisers Paula Nelson, Albert J. Lowry and C.V. Myers.

  • September 5, 1979
    September 5, 1979
    Episode 3
    9/5/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Chad Everett and William Demarest, dance show host Deney Terrio, comedian Alan Sues and diet and exercise expert Richard Simmons.

  • September 4, 1979
    September 4, 1979
    Episode 2
    9/4/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are actors Greg Bradford and Jimmy Van Patten, actresses Andrea McArdle and Melissa Sue Anderson, Nancy Parker and comedian-actor Ronnie Schell.

  • September 3, 1979
    September 3, 1979
    Episode 1
    9/3/79
    0.0

    Merv's guests are comedienne Joan Rivers, singer Deniece Williams, actress Barbara Carrera, raconteur George Jessel and Bert Greene author of "Pity the Poor".

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