News/Talk Show
Oct. 06, 1962
60 min.
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The Merv Griffin Show

Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.


The Merv Griffin Show Season 1 (1962-1985)

1x01 1 1x01 Season 1, Episode 1
Guests Phyllis Diller, Frederick Ayer, Jr., Captain Mitsuo Fuchida, and Norman Rockwell.
Oct. 06, 1962
1x02 1 1x02 Season 1, Episode 2
Guests: Richard Pryor, Phil Spector, and Dick Gregory.
Sep. 08, 1965
1x03 1 1x03 Season 1, Episode 3
Guests: Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, Reni Santoni, Renee Taylor, and Salvador Dali.
Oct. 06, 1965
1x04 1 1x04 Season 1, Episode 4
Guests: Carol Burnett, Roddy McDowall, Oscar Levant, Bob Crane, and Phil Spector.
Oct. 21, 1965
1x05 1 1x05 Season 1, Episode 5
Guests: George Carlin, Henny Youngman, Colonel John Glenn, Frankie Laine, Minnie Pearl, and Redd Foxx.
Nov. 11, 1965
1x06 1 1x06 Season 1, Episode 6
Guests: Tallulah Bankhead, Willie Mays, Colonel Sanders, and Adam West.
Feb. 04, 1966
1x07 1 1x07 Season 1, Episode 7
Guests: Mort Sahl, Dr. Timothy Leary, and Marion Williams.
Jul. 18, 1966
1x08 1 1x08 Season 1, Episode 8
Guests: Jayne Mansfield, Monti Rock III, Dr. Henry Brill, Henny Youngman, and Mariska Hargitay.
Jul. 20, 1966
1x09 1 1x09 Season 1, Episode 9
Guests: Jerry Lewis, Richard Pryor, Charlie Callas, and Dagmar.
Aug. 01, 1966
1x10 1 1x10 Season 1, Episode 10
Guests: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Harry Belafonte.
Jul. 06, 1967
1x11 1 1x11 Season 1, Episode 11
Guests: Robert F. Kennedy, Carl Reiner, Jane Fonda, and Roger Vadim.
Oct. 03, 1967
1x12 1 1x12 Season 1, Episode 12
Guests: Richard Nixon and David Susskind.
Dec. 20, 1967
1x13 1 1x13 Season 1, Episode 13
Guests: Woody Allen, Hedy Lamarr, Moms Mabley, Leslie Uggams, Ted Sorenson, and Gore Vidal.
Aug. 18, 1969
1x14 1 1x14 Season 1, Episode 14
Guest: John Wayne.
Jan. 27, 1971
1x15 1 1x15 Season 1, Episode 15
Guests: Dennis Hopper, James Brolin, Diane Baker, and Willie Mays.
Oct. 28, 1971
1x16 1 1x16 Season 1, Episode 16
Guests: Jack Benny, Chuck Norris, and Eva Gabor.
Apr. 27, 1973
1x17 1 1x17 Season 1, Episode 17
Guests: Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, George Segal, Richard Pryor, Rex Reed, Kris Kristofferson, and Rita Coolidge.
Jul. 31, 1973
1x18 1 1x18 Season 1, Episode 18
Guests: Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Ronald Reagan, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Jr., Gale Gordon, and Gary Morton.
Oct. 12, 1973
1x19 1 1x19 Season 1, Episode 19
Guests: Bette Davis, Oliva de Havilland, Walter Pidgeon, William Wyler, and Samantha Eggar.
Nov. 29, 1973
1x20 1 1x20 Season 1, Episode 20
Guests: Farrah Fawcett, Marie Osmond, Lindsay Wagner, Michael Learned, and Joan Rivers.
Nov. 30, 1973
1x21 1 1x21 Season 1, Episode 21
Guests: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Alex Haley, and Lou Gossett, Jr.
Sep. 22, 1977
1x22 1 1x22 Season 1, Episode 22
Guests: James Caan, Warren Beatty, Steve Martin, and James Michener.
Jan. 13, 1972
1x23 1 1x23 Season 1, Episode 23
Guests: Gene Wilder and Gerald Ford.
Dec. 05, 1975
1x24 1 1x24 Season 1, Episode 24
Guests: Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Gene Hackman, Rob Reiner, Penny Marshall, Gene Wilder, and Carl Reiner.
Oct. 31, 1979
1x25 1 1x25 Season 1, Episode 25
Guests: Jackie Mason, Carl Reiner, and Steve Martin.
Dec. 20, 1979
1x26 1 1x26 Season 1, Episode 26
Guests: Francis Ford Coppola, Cindy Williams, Talia Shire, Frederic Forrest, and Gene Hackman.
Jan. 09, 1980
1x27 1 1x27 Season 1, Episode 27
Guests: Mickey Rooney, Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Orson Welles, Don Rickles, and Mr. T.
May. 28, 1980
1x28 1 1x28 Season 1, Episode 28
Guests: Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, Norm Crosby, Bill Cosby, and Jerry Seinfeld.
Aug. 29, 1980
1x29 1 1x29 Season 1, Episode 29
Guest: Dick Cavett.
Oct. 06, 1980
1x30 1 1x30 Season 1, Episode 30
Guests: Shelley Winters, Charles Grodin and Irving Stone.
Aug. 22, 1980
1x31 1 1x31 Season 1, Episode 31
Guests: Ray Bradbury, Barbara Walters, John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Grease and Maya Angelou.
Feb. 15, 1982
1x32 1 1x32 Season 1, Episode 32
Guests: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelly, Rosa Parks, and Sandy Duncan.
May. 24, 1982
1x33 1 1x33 Season 1, Episode 33
Guests: Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Carl Weathers, Talia Shire, Mr. T., and George Clooney.
May. 26, 1982
1x34 1 1x34 Season 1, Episode 34
Guests: Gloria Steinem, Carole King, Loretta Swit, Lee Grant, Jane Fonda, and Bill Maher.
Jun. 30, 1982
1x35 1 1x35 Season 1, Episode 35
Guests: Laurence Olivier, The Muppets, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and Dabney Coleman.
Dec. 22, 1982
1x36 1 1x36 Season 1, Episode 36
Guests: President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan.
Sep. 27, 1983
1x37 1 1x37 Season 1, Episode 37
Guests: Orson Welles, Barbara Leaming, and Alec Baldwin.
Oct. 10, 1985
1x38 1 1x38 Season 1, Episode 38
Guests: Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty, Jerry Seinfeld, and Jay Leno.
Nov. 05, 1985
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