SCTV Network 90 Season 5
S05 E01Jan 28, 1983
A Star Is Born with Crystal Gayle Jan 28, 1983 The Days of the Week returns for another six episode run. Other notable sketches: the first Half Wits, Artisans and Their Art with the inimitable Bradley P Allen, and A Star is Born, starring Crystal Gayle.
S05 E02Feb 11, 1983
SCTV Classifieds / Vic Arpeggio Feb 11, 1983 To encourage small business advertising, SCTV cuts its ad rates, resulting in a series of homemade ads for several micro-businesses. Also features the classic Stars In One profile of child star Rusty Van Reddick and the first episode of Vic Arpeggio Private Investigator. Jayne Eastwood guests as the moderator for Philosophers at work
S05 E03Feb 18, 1983
Bobby Bittman Retires Feb 18, 1983 Features a short wraparound about Bobby Bittman's retirement from showbiz and subsequent comeback. Also features the continuation of William B Williams' mutli-story arc as he hosts his very own show. A classic of discomfort comedy, the William B Williams Show is such a disaster that not even William B can take it and he walks off his own show. The William B Williams Show includes the first appearance of legendary songwriter Irving Cohen
S05 E04Feb 25, 1983
Sweeps Week Feb 25, 1983 SCTV's longest wraparound show finds a poltergeist of television's past haunting the station during sweeps week, and Guy must call in the services of a technology savvy clairvoyant. Originally aired during February, which is apparently a Sweeps Month in America, when the networks pull out all the stops to get ratings. The Days of the Week is the only sketch not linked in some way to the wraparound. Johnny LaRue's final appearance on SCTV is in a minor promo, Jumping For Dollars
S05 E05Mar 11, 1983
Sammy Maudlin: South Sea Sinner Mar 11, 1983 William B Williams returns to the Sammy Maudlin Show, the Shmenges host a beauty pageant, and Jackie Rogers Jr plugs his upcoming special, Jackie, We Hardly Knew Ye.
S05 E06Mar 18, 1983
3D Firing Line: Midnight Cowboy II Mar 18, 1983 A set of unconnected sketches featuring many recurring characters, including a new Count Floyd vehicle, 3D Firing Line, which takes a look at Midnight Cowboy II, Ed Grimley in Whatever Happened to Baby Ed, the final episode of The Days of the Week (with cameos by Catherine O'Hara and Carol Burnett), as well as The Fishin' Musician, Stars In One, and perhaps the finest Mel's Rock Pile - the tribute to punk rock. Not a bad way to leave network television.