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Can you name the US TV series from an outline of an actual episode that first aired during the 1977/78 season?

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CBSWhen Louise (Isabel Sanford) and George (Sherman Hemsley) are invited to a costume ball, George gets an idea that would drum up work for his dry cleaning business.
NBCEd (Jack Albertson) needs a third reference letter to officially adopt Raul (Gabriel Melgar). Louis: Scatman Crothers
ABCWojo (Max Gail) is buried alive when a burglar's tunnel collapses; a homeless Harris (Ron Glass) is combing Manhattan for a new apartment. Yemana: Jack Soo, Dietrich: Steve Landsberg
CBSAfter Charles (David Ogden Stiers) loans B.J. (Mike Farrell) two hundred dollars, he begins to take advantage. Klinger: Jamie Farr
ABCLenny (Michael McKean) and Squiggy (David L. Lander) are caught stowing away on a cruise ship and are brought back to Milwaukee.
NBCA nightclub fire that results in 11 deaths leaves the medical examiner staff exhausted. When a 12th body is found, Asten (John S. Ragin) performs a cursory autopsy. Sam: Robert Ito, Lt. Monahan: Garry Walberg
ABCGabe (Gabe Kaplan) suffers the Sweathogs' scorn when he won't join them in helping Vinnie (John Travolta) cram for a make-up test.
CBSFlo (Polly Holliiday) has plans to go to a big football game in Tucson with a boyfriend of hers, however; first she must get Mel (Vic Tayback) to let her off of work at the diner. Vera: Beth Howland
ABCRaj (Ernest Thomas) has written a play and it's become a school production. However, he fears the play will be ruined after he gives the lead role to Rerun (Fred Berry). Mama: Mabel King
NBCJim (James Garner) must help when Angel (Stuart Margolin) witnesses the murder of a neighbour by a well known hitman. Rocky: Noah Berry Jr.
ABCA young female passenger encourages Gopher (Fred Grandy) to be his own person and stand up for himself to Captain Stubing (Gavin MacLeod).
CBSDiana (Lynda Carter) must use all her powers to stop a terrorist group from kidnapping Steve (Lyle Waggoner) and other government officials.
CBSPete (Robert Wagner) and Mac (Eddie Albert) are hired by a murdered tennis pros coach, who fears someone is trying to kill off the entire team. Malcolm: Charlie Callas, Maggie: Sharon Gless
ABCRichie (Ronnie Howard), Potsie (Anson Williams), and Ralph (Donny Most) want to join the best fraternity on campus, but they have to survive 'Hell Week' first.
CBSPilot: Bobby's (Patrick Ewing) marriage to Pamela (Victoria Principal), the daughter of his father's sworn enemy, Digger Barnes, upsets the entire Ewing family.
ABCFrank (Parker Stevenson) & Joe (Shaun Cassidy) team up with Nancy Drew (Pamela Sue Martin) again in Los Angeles to attend the 14th Annual Detectives' Convention
CBSWhen a young girl, Penny Gordon (Janet Jackson), follows J.J. (Jimmy Walker) home, she quickly insinuates herself into the Evans household. Wilona: Ja'net DuBois
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ABCWhen the Bradford children are allowed to plan Tom (Dick Van Patten) and Abby's (Betty Buckley) wedding, calamity strikes.Tommy: Willie Aames, Nicholas: Adam Rich
CBSMcGarrett (Jack Lord) must find out whether the death of an archaeologist is linked to his supposed desecration of tomb of King Kamehameha. Danno: James MacArthur
ABCWhen Steve (Lee Majors) goes missing, Oscar (Richard Anderson) sends Rudy Wells (Martin E. Brooks) underwater in a bathysphere to try and discover what is going on.
CBSBarbara (Valerie Bertinelli) and Julie (Mackenzie Phillips) are excited about getting a new stereo and decide to buy Schneider's (Pat Harrington) old one for $200.
ABCJanet (Joyce De Witt) made a date at the same time as her babysitting duty. She gets Jack (John Ritter) and Chrissy (Suzanne Somers) to take her place as babysitters.
ABCBuddy's (Kristy McNichol) English teacher gets outed; Willie (Gary Frank) suspects Nancy (Meredith Baxter Birney) of being a home-wrecker. Kate: Sara Thompson, Doug: James Broderick
CBSAs John (Ralph Waite) and Olivia (Michael Learned) prepare to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, the strain of wartime separation affects Mary Ellen (Judy Norton) and Curtis.
NBCCharles (Michael Landon) brings a sullen Mary (Melissa Sue Anderson) to Iowa so that she can study at a school for the blind. In Walnut Grove, financial crisis has come upon the town.
ABCChester (Robert Mandan) and Jessica (Katherine Helmond) discuss her affair with Peter (Robert Urich). The Tates and Campbells wonder who among them is a murderer. Jodie: Billy Crystal
CBSThe Hartleys embark on a seagoing vacation, but Bob can't resist playing psychologist when he undertakes to counsel a married couple. Emily: Suzanne Pleshette, Howard: Bill Daily
ABCMr. Roarke (Ricardo Montalban) and his assistant Tattoo (Hervé Villechaize) greet a lonely rich widower Arnold Greenwood (guest star Bill Bixby), one of his new clients off the plane.
CBSDinner at the Morgensterns goes anything but predictably. Brenda: Julie Kavner, Ida: Nancy Walker
ABCKelly (Jaclyn Smith) & Kris (Cheryl Ladd) pose as stewardesses to land a jetliner with no pilot. With a killer loose on board and no cockpit crew, Kelly has to land the plane. Sabrina: Kate Jackson
CBSLou (Ed Asner) & the women's section editor engage in a turf war. Joe Rossi (Robert Walden) and Billie Newman (Linda Kelsey) suspect the death of a prominent New Mexico playwright is murder.
NBCJon (Larry Wilcox) and Ponch (Erik Estrada) arrest a thief who uses a motorcycle to rob drivers in traffic jams.
CBSArchie leaves Edith by herself when he goes to Mike and Gloria's house preparing for her surprise 50th birthday party. She is visited by a man posing as a police detective.

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