Fernwood 2 Night Season 1
S01 E01Jul 4, 1977
Talk to a Jew Jul 4, 1977 Barth talks about his unusual day-to-day contract. Howard Palmer, a man in an iron lung, plays the piano. ""Talk to a Jew"" -- Morton Rose answers audience questions. (""When is Barbra Streisand's next movie coming out?"")
S01 E02Jul 5, 1977
Leisure Suits Cause Cancer Jul 5, 1977 Barth thanks the viewers for their support that got him renewed for another episode. Rocket to Stardom: Baby Irene sings ""I Didn't Know the Gun Was Loaded"". Barth talks to her about gun control. Happy talks about his nostrils. From Fernwood Commmunity College: Doctor Richard Osgood has proof that leisure suits cause cancer. (You see, they dress up the mice in tiny leisure suits... No, really!) Bury the Hatchet: Iris and Joseph Case want their son, a Catholic priest, to come back to them. Howard Palmer plays, while Baby Irene dances.
S01 E03Jul 6, 1977
The Wonderblender Jul 6, 1977 Barth introduces his dad. The body language of April McTear -- contortionist. Lou Moffatt plugs Blendermatic, the Wonderblender. The owner of the Butterfly Deli, Susan Cloud (""...the body _requires_ burgers""). Barth's father Garth Sr. and his idiot dog perform,
S01 E04Jul 7, 1977
Corporal Punishment I Jul 7, 1977 Hula hoopist Darius Washington. South Vietnamese gardener Mein Ko Thein (?) plugs his book: ""Yankee Doodle Gook"". The Other Side of the News:High School Principal Marshall O. Petty discusses corporal punishment by demonstrating it on Debbie Dunbar. Lastly, Garth Sr. and his dumb dog.
S01 E05Jul 8, 1977
Corporal Punishment II Jul 8, 1977 Barth talks with Debbie Dunbar's mother. Since ""last weeks"" on-air spanking, Debbie has gotten several lucrative modeling jobs. Russ Tuttle, the Fernwood coroner talks about cut rate funeral alternatives; Mrs. Dunbar appears with both of her daughters, shamelessly plugging the phone number for her ""talent agency"". Jerry rambles on about families. Barth sings ""Feelings"" while Debbie does cheerleader stuff. Once again, Garth and Louie.
S01 E06Jul 11, 1977
Fernwood Fascinating Females Jul 11, 1977 Vernon Taylor (AKA ""Uncle Sam, Jr"") reads one of his poems, Candy Lee Hargrove talks about the Fernwood Fascinating Females League.
S01 E07Jul 12, 1977
Hearing Ear Dogs for the Deaf Jul 12, 1977 Pet control center director Connie Bushman on Hearing Ear Dogs for the Deaf. Also: dancer Lisa Martin; Garth Gimble, Sr. and his dog.
S01 E08Jul 13, 1977
Congressman Chambers Jul 13, 1977 The Barlow Brothers singers; consumer advocate Lou Moffett plugs "Latin Oldies"; Happy Kyne and the Mirthmakers perform "Disco Duck"; Congressman Chambers.
S01 E09Jul 14, 1977
No-frills Hospitals Jul 14, 1977 Ambassador-at-large Harold Mislap talks about his efforts to bring tourism to Fernwood, Dr. Richard Osgood presents his no-frills hospital plan.
S01 E10Jul 15, 1977
Ethnic Myths Jul 15, 1977 Daredevil Virgil Simms; Emanuel Kasinski on his latest findings on ethnic myths and prejudice.
S01 E11Jul 18, 1977
Lillian Dunbar Jul 18, 1977 Grandmother Lillian Dunbar and presidential namesake James Earl Carter.
S01 E12Jul 19, 1977
Uncle Sam, Jr (I) Jul 19, 1977 Candy discusses gynacology and the need for female gynacologists. Bart plays the guitar while Happy and Vernon accompany him.
S01 E13Jul 20, 1977
Tony Rolletti and Susan Cloud Jul 20, 1977
S01 E14Jul 21, 1977
Breeding Athletes Jul 21, 1977 Barth challenges Jimmy Carter to come on the show and compete with him to prove just who is a star. Lou Moffet offers tips on home music ripoffs and the presents the American Guitar Studios home study course offered by Gimblco Enterprises. Happy & band member Tommy Maranucci sit and chat.
S01 E15Jul 22, 1977
Animal Sexuality Jul 22, 1977 Professional football consultant Emanual Kasinski on the breeding of large men.
S01 E16Jul 25, 1977
Garth Gimble Memorial Tennis Classic Jul 25, 1977 This episode is tentatively scheduled for air on TV LAND July 20th at midnight. Original production number: 127 Barth promotes the planned Garth Gimbel Memorial Tennis Classic. W.D. ""Bud"" Prize (Kenneth Mars) returns, and bows to public demands that he reveal the secret of his chinadonture treatment. In a rebuttal to Dr. Van Moot (aka Dr. Osgood), Phil Maltby (Morgan Upton) of Phil's Fashion Funwear and Medical Research Lab explains that leisure suits, far from causing cancer, actually can help cure disease. ""Bud"" Prize is so stimulated by this revelation that he falls asleep.
S01 E17Jul 26, 1977
Dating Service for Dogs Jul 26, 1977 Connie Bushman talks about her dating service for dogs. Radio personality Terry Guy plugs his disc jockey correspondence course.
S01 E18Jul 27, 1977
Lou Moffatt on Land Deals Jul 27, 1977 Lou Moffatt on land deals; Bassist Eddie Thomerson. Sylvia Miller also appears and discusses how a martian violated her with a beam of blue light.
S01 E19Jul 28, 1977
Uncle Sam Jr. II Jul 28, 1977 Vernon Taylor, better known as Uncle Sam, Jr. is back and as passionate as ever.
S01 E20Jul 29, 1977
Comedy Sales Techniques Jul 29, 1977 Insurance salesman Elliott J. Tubbs demonstrates his comedy sales techniques. Happy Kyne on shut-ins.
S01 E21Aug 1, 1977
Tom Waits Aug 1, 1977 Tom Waits. ""Bud"" Prize on using CB radio to bring in tourists.
S01 E22Aug 2, 1977
Dumbness measuring machine Aug 2, 1977 A dumbness measuring machine is demonstrated. Actually, more like a dumbness alarm. Say a dumb thing, and the alarm goes off. Like every time that Jerry opens his mouth.
S01 E23Aug 3, 1977
no info Aug 3, 1977 Happy Kyne shares the latest gizmo developed by the Olfactory Center of Toledo; the nose aid.
S01 E24Aug 4, 1977
Singers and salesmen Aug 4, 1977 Mario Dorsett on his success as a singer; Tony Rolletti; Mrs. Walter Donker, whose husband sells cars.
S01 E25Aug 5, 1977
Criminal Justice Aug 5, 1977 Gilbert Ulysses Nelson discusses the treatment of criminals.
S01 E26Aug 8, 1977
Still a Dream Aug 8, 1977 Local opera singer Donny Lee Savage; Dr. Hugh Slocum on his latest scientific discovery; Amateur photographer Marianne Cox.
S01 E27Aug 9, 1977
Fernwood Blood Drive Aug 9, 1977 Singing duo Doug and Diana Mitchell; Fernwood blood drive chairman Larry Guy.
S01 E28Aug 10, 1977
Ratings Week Aug 10, 1977 Singer Laurie Gallagher performs, accompanied by her mother on drums. Also: Bud Prize and Sylvia Miller.
S01 E29Aug 11, 1977
Barbershop Trio Aug 11, 1977 Doctor Alexander Beach discusses his findings on marijuana. How the Humdinger Barbershop Quartet became a trio.
S01 E30Aug 12, 1977
Two Ladies Against Pornography Aug 12, 1977 Nettie and Barbara Forman on the elderly.
S01 E31Aug 15, 1977
Church of the Devine Lemonade Aug 15, 1977 The founder of the Church of the Devine Lemonade, Billy Jenkins. George and Sally Krepps discuss the La Fromage method of childbirth.
S01 E32Aug 16, 1977
Roger Bellman Aug 16, 1977 Marin Worth reads one of his poems. Also: Susan Cloud and chauffeur Earl Simmons.
S01 E33Aug 17, 1977
The Fitness Twins Aug 17, 1977 Fernwood mayor Merle Jeeter honors champion Girl scout cookie seller Wendy Price. Also: contortionist Mike Timmins and Mary Lou Bridgewater.
S01 E34Aug 18, 1977
You Are You Aug 18, 1977 Alberta Cornwall on how colored clothing affects moods; poet Vernon Taylor.
S01 E35Aug 19, 1977
The Barber Aug 19, 1977 Hair stylist Sal Magglione and Presidential namesake James Earl Carter.
S01 E36Aug 22, 1977
X-Rated Shopping Mall Aug 22, 1977 Sportscaster Jane Tiffany and W. D. ""Bud"" Prize.
S01 E37Aug 23, 1977
Tony Rolletti's autobiography Aug 23, 1977 Tony Rolletti plugs his autobiography. The Mirth-Makers perform ""Rock Around the Clock"".
S01 E38Aug 24, 1977
Getting the most from your warranty Aug 24, 1977 Virgil Simms tells how to get the most out of your new-car waranty. Basically, you make sure that it goes into the shop just before that waranty expires.
S01 E39Aug 25, 1977
Nudists Aug 25, 1977 Linda Barry, owner of the Fernwood Nudist Colony. Toy maker George Ellsworth.
S01 E40Aug 26, 1977
Wrestling Aug 26, 1977 Jane Tiffany; Sylvia Miller; Wrestler Rock Mondo and his assisstant.
S01 E41Aug 27, 1977
Tony and Chance Rolletti Aug 27, 1977
S01 E42Aug 28, 1977
Solving Water Shortages Aug 28, 1977 Representative Chambers on solving water shortages with icebergs. Lucy and Ed Campbell show how they display affection.
S01 E43Aug 29, 1977
Sex Therapy Aug 29, 1977 Vern Taylor; Sex therapy clinic founder Matthew Johnson; Happy sings about tooth decay.
S01 E44Aug 30, 1977
Real Estate Tips Aug 30, 1977 Comic Buddy Brown; Author Dottie Ann Lee; Eddie Thomerson's real estate tips.
S01 E45Sep 2, 1977
Skateboard Angel Sep 2, 1977 Larry Guy takes questions from the audience; The Mirth-Makers play ""Skateboard Angel"".
S01 E46Sep 5, 1977
Mobile Home Daredevil Sep 5, 1977 Las Vegas entertainer Debbie Dunbar; Mobile home daredevil Virgil Simms.
S01 E47Sep 6, 1977
Rev. Chung Hee Sep 6, 1977
S01 E48Sep 7, 1977
Pot Sniffing Sep 7, 1977 Impressionist Reggie Morrison; Principal Marshall Petty; Susan Cloud.
S01 E49Sep 8, 1977
Pet Mating Service Sep 8, 1977 Connie Bushman on her computer pet mating service; Sherry McCormick performs "" I Like Dreamin'""; The Birchfield, Ohio mayor tells how he spent 90 days in jail.
S01 E50Sep 9, 1977
Harrison Edwards' Moon Sep 9, 1977 Historian Harrison Edwards. Also: Tony Rolletti and Jane Tiffany.
S01 E51Sep 12, 1977
Behind Hollywood Sep 12, 1977 Author Duane Goff plugs his book, ""Behind Hollywood"". The Mirth-makers perform ""Fifteen and Free"".
S01 E52Sep 13, 1977
Etiquette Guidelines Sep 13, 1977 Barth starts the show with a slide show of his travels around Hollywood. Guests for this episode are etiquette authority Meg Endicott and her new book, Etiquette Guidelines for the Future and U.S. Defense Department representative, Col. Morris Chandler, announcing the newly formed War Deprogramming Center, a facility that helps war veterans ease back into the civilian life by first returning them to the war.
S01 E53Sep 14, 1977
Aunt Edity Sep 14, 1977 The show starts off on a somber note when Barth announces that the recently hired sportscaster, Jane Tiffany, was injured and is now in a coma, her prognosis uncertain. They proceed to hold an impromptu tribute to her which was quickly thrown together without hardly any thought or preparation and it shows. The first guest claimed to be Barth's Aunt Edith but is in fact Barth's former "patron" from Miami. This much older woman has tracked him down for the promised "services to be rendered" once she "put mirrors on every ceiling." The next guest claimed to be an accomplished dancer who defected from the Soviet Union but it becomes obvious that Serge Nabokov was kicked out because, as his mother put it, "you stink.
S01 E54Sep 15, 1977
no info Sep 15, 1977 Barth says a prayer on the show before introducing former daredevil now auto mechanics instructor Virgil Simms. He talks about being an auto-mechanics instructor at the Fernwood Community College. Also appearing is Elliot J Tubbs, the newly appointed National Liquor Lobby representative furthering the alcohol industry's cause. Barth ends the show with a song about truckers and fruit.
S01 E55Sep 16, 1977
no info Sep 16, 1977 The show begins with Barth and Jerry reacting to some comments made by Tom Snyder. With the band's strike over, things return to normal. Tonight's guests include Edward Bailey, a hamburger bun juggler from the Bun-N-Run, Dr. Harlen Washburn, who describes his vision of integrated education and returning guest Baby Irene performing Animal Crackers.
S01 E56Sep 19, 1977
Theological Correspondence Course Sep 19, 1977 Father George Reese plugs his theological correspondence course, and accordianist Frankie ""Kid"" Carbone.
S01 E57Sep 20, 1977
Singles Mingles Club Sep 20, 1977
S01 E58Sep 21, 1977
Lattimore Diet Program Sep 21, 1977 Six-year-old trombonist Kevin McCormick. Mrs. Lillian Lattimore describes her diet program.
S01 E59Sep 22, 1977
Battery Powered Car Sep 22, 1977 Virgil Simms introduces his battery powered car. Emanual Kasinski on Gay Liberation.
S01 E60Sep 23, 1977
Harry Shearer Sep 23, 1977 Harry Shearer discusses his work in TV news.
S01 E61Sep 26, 1977
Amusement and Healing Parks Sep 26, 1977 Bob and Joanne Herlick recite Shakespeare.Nelson Phipps of the Amusement and Healing Parks.
S01 E62Sep 27, 1977
Indian Princess Sep 27, 1977 On the show tonight: Indian princess Shosen Rising Star and psychologist Stanley Turnbull.
S01 E63Sep 28, 1977
Fan Club President Sep 28, 1977 Barth Gimble fan club president Mercedes Blyweiss presents an award to Barth.
S01 E64Sep 29, 1977
The Ransom Sep 29, 1977 Happy Kyne talks about where songwriters get their inspiration. Happy and the Mirth-Makers sing ""Ice Cream Baby"". Barth interviews three heavily-disguised criminals. Barth explains to Jerry how cartoons work. Bud Prize talks about the ransom note. Somebody has his chow-chow! Barth gets a singing telegram -- actually a summons from Miami.
S01 E65Sep 30, 1977
Save "Fernwood 2Night" Telethon Sep 30, 1977 Barth and Jerry stage a telethon to save the show. Final episode of the series. Continues the next summer as ""America 2Night"".