May 5th

May 5th in TV History

TV Show Debuts

The Love Boat (1977)
Forever Knight (1992)

TV Shows Ended

Hardcastle & McCormick (1986)
Quantum Leap (1993)

TV Episode Debuts

I Love Lucy “Lucy Does a TV Commercial” (1952)
The Rifleman “The Woman” (1959)
The Twilight Zone “Shadow Play” (1961)
Gunsmoke “Cale” (1962)
Batman “Batman Makes the Scenes (2)” (1966)
Bewitched “Divided He Falls” (1966)
Doctor Who “Planet of the Daleks, Episode Five” (1973)
Columbo “A Friend in Deed” (1974)
The Bionic Woman “Fly Jaime” (1976)
Happy Days “R. C. & L. B. Forever” (1981)
Laverne & Shirley “Out, Out Damned Plout” (1981)
Three’s Company “Dying to Meet You” (1981)
The Fall Guy “Scavenger Hunt” (1982)
The Tortellis “Innocent As Charged” (1987)
Moonlighting “To Heiress Human” (1987)
Punky Brewster “Christmas Hero” (1988)
Cheers “Backseat Becky, Up Front” (1988)
Night Court “Mac’s Millions” (1988)
L.A. Law “Chariots of Meyer” (1988)
Murder, She Wrote “Tainted Lady” (1991)
L.A. Law “How Am I Driving?” (1994)
Murder, She Wrote “What You Don’t Know Can Kill You” (1996)
Murphy Brown “Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow” (1997)

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