January 4th

January 4th in TV History

Births

Sterling Holloway (1905, Cedartown, GA) – The voice of Winnie the Pooh, The Twilight Zone
Barbara Rush (1927, Denver, CO) – Peyton Place
Sorrell Booke (1930, Buffalo, NY) – The Dukes of Hazzard
Richard Stahl (1932, Detroit, MI) – It’s a Living
Matt Frewer (1958, Washington, D.C.) – Max Headroom, Doctor Doctor
Dave Foley (1963, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – Kids in the Hall, News Radio
Lindsay Kennedy (1969, ) – Little House on the Prairie, Galactica 80
Jeremy Licht (1971, Los Angeles, CA) – Valerie

TV Show Debuts

Sea Hunt (1958)

TV Episode Debuts

Gunsmoke “Joe Phy” (1958)
Doctor Who “The Escape” (1964)
Gunsmoke “The Glory and the Mud” (1964)
The Avengers “The White Elephant” (1964)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea “The Last Battle” (1965)
The Andy Griffith Show “Barney Fife, Realtor” (1965)
F Troop “Our Hero, What’s His Name?” (1966)
The Fugitive (1963) “Not With a Whimper” (1966)
Lost in Space “The Girl from the Green Dimension” (1967)
Batman “The Contaminated Cowl (1)” (1967)
I Spy (US) “Tonia” (1967)
Batman “The Joke’s on Catwoman (2)” (1968)
Bewitched “Once in a Vial” (1968)
Doctor Who “The Krotons, Episode Two” (1969)
Get Smart (1965) “Hurray for Hollywood” (1969)
Hogan’s Heroes “The Missing Klink” (1969)
Gunsmoke “Captain Sligo” (1971)
Cannon “Devil’s Playground” (1972)
Doctor Who “Robot, Part Two” (1975)
The Mary Tyler Moore Show “Mary Richards: Producer” (1975)
Kojak (1973) “The Forgotten Room” (1976)
Kojak (1973) “The Godson” (1977)
Happy Days “Fonzie’s Old Lady” (1977)
Laverne & Shirley “Guilty Until Proven Not Innocent” (1977)
Charlie’s Angels (1976) “Game, Set, Death” (1978)
The Dukes of Hazzard “Duke of Duke” (1980)
Charlie’s Angels (1976) “Waikiki Angels” (1981)
Doctor Who “Castrovalva, Part One” (1982)
Lou Grant “Jazz” (1982)
Happy Days “Hello, Pfisters” (1983)
Laverne & Shirley “The Monastery Show” (1983)
The Fall Guy “Cool Hand Colt” (1984)
Night Court “All You Need Is Love” (1984)
Three’s Company “Janet Shapes Up” (1984)
The Dukes of Hazzard “The Haunting of J.D. Hogg” (1985)
The Fall Guy “No Rms Ocean Vu” (1986)
Murder, She Wrote “Night of the Headless Horseman” (1987)
ALF “The Boy Next Door” (1988)
Doctor Who “The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Part Four” (1989)
Cheers “Sammy and the Professor” (1990)
The Cosby Show “Elvin Pays for Dinner” (1990)
L.A. Law “The Good Human Bar” (1990)
Night Court “Bringing Down Baby” (1991)
Murphy Brown “Games Mother Play” (1993)
Murder, She Wrote “Kendo Kill” (1996)

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