October 8th

October 8th in TV History

Deaths

Fernando Lamas (1982 in Los Angeles, CA) – Run For Your Life

TV Show Debuts

Cagney & Lacey (1981)
Empty Nest (1988)

TV Episode Debuts

Gunsmoke “Home Surgery” (1955)
I Love Lucy “Little Ricky Learns to Play the Drums” (1956)
Gunsmoke “Shooting Stopover” (1960)
The Rifleman “Waste (2)” (1962)
The Andy Griffith Show “Andy’s Rich Girlfriend” (1962)
The Fugitive (1963) “Never Wave Goodbye (1)” (1963)
Bewitched “Mother Meet’s What’s His Name” (1964)
The Munsters “A Walk on the Mild Side” (1964)
The Addams Family (1964) “Morticia Meets Royalty” (1965)
Doctor Who “The Tenth Planet, Episode One” (1966)
Get Smart (1965) “The Only Way to Die” (1966)
Gunsmoke “The Mission” (1966)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea “Cave of the Dead” (1967)
Bewitched “The Salem Saga (1)” (1970)
Gunsmoke “The Widow-Maker” (1973)
Happy Days “R.O.T.C.” (1974)
Cannon “The Victim” (1975)
The Rockford Files (1974) “The Family Hour” (1976)
Doctor Who “The Invisible Enemy, Part Two” (1977)
Mork & Mindy “Limited Engagement (1)” (1981)
Taxi “Jim the Psychic” (1981)
The Dukes of Hazzard “Lawman of the Year” (1982)
Moonlighting “Money Talks– Maddie Walks” (1985)
The Cosby Show “It’s Not Easy Being Green” (1987)
Murder, She Wrote “The Grand Old Lady” (1989)
Cheers “The King of Beers” (1992)
Murphy Brown “A Butcher, A Faker a Bummed-Out Promo Maker” (1997)
Columbo “Ashes to Ashes” (1998)

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