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The Big Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2012

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    11/29-30/55 Henderson Matter Pts. 2-3 (CBS) (24:30)    Synd 
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    10/19/50 #071 Big Grandma (NBC) (26:14) 
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    01/30/54 #093 Gun Smuggler (Sus.) (24:22)
  • 08:30 p.m. Our Miss Brooks
    10/31/48 Halloween (Colgate) (CBS) (29:50)
  • 09:00 p.m. Fibber McGee & Molly
    10/24/39 Gildy's Halloween Party (Johnson's Wax) (NBC) (29:50)
  • 09:30 p.m. Great Gildersleeve
    10/31/43 Halloween Party (Kraft) (NBC) (29:30)  
  • 10:00 p.m. Sam Spade
    10/31/48 #123 Fairly Bright Caper (Wildroot) (CBS) (29:40)
  • 10:30 p.m. Escape
    01/14/48 Leinengan vs. the Ants (Sus.) (CBS) (29:30)
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