March 3rd

March 3rd in TV History

Deaths

David Ogden Stiers (2018 in Newport, OR) – Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester III (M*A*S*H) and Cogsworth (Beauty & the Beast)

TV Shows Ended

Petrocelli (1976)

TV Episode Debuts

I Love Lucy “New Neighbors” (1952)
Gunsmoke “Reunion ’78” (1956)
The Twilight Zone “Mr. Dingle, the Strong” (1961)
Gunsmoke “The Gallows” (1962)
The Fugitive (1963) “Angels Travel on Lonely Roads (2)” (1964)
Batman “He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul (2)” (1966)
Bewitched “The Horse’s Mouth” (1966)
Gilligan’s Island “Feed the Kitty” (1966)
The Munsters “The Musician” (1966)
Hogan’s Heroes “Reverend Kommandant Klink” (1967)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea “Flaming Ice” (1968)
The Big Valley “The Royal Road” (1969)
Gunsmoke “The Intruder” (1969)
I Dream of Jeannie “The Case of the Porcelain Puppy” (1969)
I Dream of Jeannie “Help, Help, a Shark” (1970)
Doctor Who “Frontier in Space, Episode Two” (1973)
The Mary Tyler Moore Show “Mary Richards and the Incredible Plant Lady” (1973)
Columbo “Swan Song” (1974)
Gunsmoke “I Have Promises to Keep” (1975)
Cannon “Mad Man” (1976)
The Bionic Woman “The Deadly Missiles” (1976)
The Rockford Files (1974) “Never Send a Boy King to Do a Man’s Job (1)” (1979)
The Rockford Files (1974) “Never Send a Boy King to Do a Man’s Job (2)” (1979)
Lou Grant “Dogs” (1980)
Happy Days “Fonzie Gets Shot” (1981)
Laverne & Shirley “But Seriously, Folks . . .” (1981)
Three’s Company “Teacher’s Pet” (1981)
The Fall Guy “The Snow Job” (1982)
Cheers “Someone Single, Someone Blue” (1983)
Punky Brewster “Gals and Dolls” (1985)
Murder, She Wrote “Sudden Death” (1985)
Moonlighting “Pilot (1)” (1985)
Moonlighting “Pilot (2)” (1985)
Moonlighting “Maddie’s Turn to Cry (3)” (1987)
Cheers “The Sam in the Gray Flannel Suit” (1988)
The Cosby Show “Trust Me” (1988)
L.A. Law “Fetus Completus” (1988)
ALF “Hungry Like a Wolf” (1990)

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