2:00 PM – I LOVE LUCY (drama) – A Cuban-American entertainer named Ricky Ricardo compassionately deals with his mentally unstable wife Lucy even when her illness threatens to ruin his career in show business.
3:00 PM – BONANZA (psychological horror) – Ben Cartwright – a seemingly respectable Nevada rancher – mates, then kills, having one son each with a succession of wives whom he subsequently murders. Only his Chinese manservant Hop Sing suspects the horrors lurking at the Ponderosa Ranch.
4:00 PM – THE X-FILES (science fiction) – Two emotionless FBI agents investigate the unknown. In tonight’s episode Fox Mulder (David Duchovny, pictured at left) jeopardizes the lives and careers of everyone around him as he seeks to prove that his irrational conspiracy theories have a basis in fact.
5:00 PM – THE BIG BANG THEORY (crime drama) – Four rapists-in-the-making worm their way into the lives of the women around them.
6:00 PM – NEWHART (adult themes) – A Vermont innkeeper named Dick Loudon masochistically revels in the abuse and humiliation he receives from every single one of the town’s inhabitants.
Tonight’s Guest Star: Don Rickles
8:00 PM – MURDER SHE WROTE (supernatural horror) – A genderless husk calling itself Jessica Fletcher tours the country, leaving a trail of dead bodies in its wake. Like Damien in The Omen, Fletcher’s role in the series of brutal slayings goes forever unknown and unsuspected.