5 must-see episodes on MeTV this week of November 9
Tune in for the 'M*A*S*H' finale, Kirk and Spock in a post-apocalyptic Mayberry, and Leonard Nimoy as bank robber on 'Gunsmoke'!
Before we begin, there are some important programming notes. Fans of Happy Days might want to binge on the sitcom this week. Beginning next Monday, November 16, MeTV presents A Very Merry MeTV weeknights at 9PM | 8C. That hour will deliver Christmas- and holiday-themed programming, including some shows not currently on the schedule such as The Commish, Kojak, The White Shadow and many more. You can download schedules at the link above.
This week delivers some special programming, too, with the M*A*S*H finale on Veterans Day. More on that below. Without further ado, here are five episodes to catch this week!
Gunsmoke "A Man A Day"
Tuesday 10 at 1PM | 12 C
A young Leonard Nimoy plays a member of a gang of bank robbers. The no-good crew will pay Marshal Dillon a grand if he skips town. Naturally, Matt refuses, which leads to an ultimatum. The gang will kill a Dodge citizen each day until Dillon bolts. Another great entry from the early "lost episodes" that have returned to MeTV!
M*A*S*H "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen"
Wednesday 11 at 7PM | 6C
See interviews with members of the M*A*S*H cast and creative team as MeTV presents the touching, movie-length ending to one of television's greatest shows. Before you watch, study up on 8 things you might not know about the M*A*S*H finale.
Thriller "The Cheaters"
Thursday 12 at 4AM | 3C
Whether you stay up very late on Wednesday, get up very early of Thursday or set your DVR, this wonderful entry in the Boris Karloff horror anthology is well worth catching. The season one tale centers on a pair of spectacles that allow one to see the truth. The truth? You can't handle the truth!
Star Trek "Miri"
Saturday 14 at 9PM | 8C
Recently, we told you about how Star Trek used the Mayberry set from The Andy Griffith Show. Here is you chance to see that post-apocalyptic Mayberry in the eerie episode about children on a disease-ridden planet. Fun fact: William Shatner's daughter and Gene Roddenberry's daughters play some of the kids!
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. "The My Friend, The Gorilla Affair"
Saturday 14 at 2AM | 1C
Stay tuned after Trek and Svengoolie's presentation of The Creature from the Black Lagoon for this divisive and infamous U.N.C.L.E. The kookiest outing in the silliest season sees Solo dancing with a gorilla. The show was trying to, er, ape the tone Batman. While certainly not great, it is one of the most memorable moments in 1960s TV.