The Civil War is over but night riders terrorize ex-slaves. By marking his clients' horseshoes, Tom identifies the raiders but endangers his own life. Chicken George, who fought for the Union, rejoins his family. He leads them to a new home in Tennessee.
Chicken George returns to North Carolina to find his sons have married and started families - and to learn about a state law that says his status as a free man is forfeited if he stays more than 60 days. Meanwhile, the nation erupts in Civil War.
Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indignity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's training, becomes his only friend, a friendship that's tested when Kunta plans his escape.
In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro and Binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals. But he does not enjoy his new status long: slave traders sweeping the countryside seize him. Chained with other captives, Kunta begins an agonized odyssey to the New World.
The hunters in the mountain are surprised when a lady appears at the mountains asking for information about black bears. It\'s Mrs. Kate Jackson, a writer. Adams finds out the truth--Kate is a widow, who\'s father was killed by black bears, and now she is here to avenge her fathers death.
Chester and Jessica discuss her affair with Peter. The Tates and Campbells wonder who among them is a murderer. Eunice and Congressman McCallum meet up in an airplane lavatory. Chief Tinkler arrests Corrine.
Sketches/Songs: \"The Lonely Goatherd\", \"Muppet Newsflash\", Gonzo\'s Act, \"Moonlight Sonata\", \"Won\'t Somebody Dance With Me?\", \"Borneo\", \"When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish\", \"An Editorial by Sam The Eagle\", \"Muppet Labs\", \"I Whistle a Happy Tune\"
Bob finds himself with unhappy and hostile patients who refuse to attend his Christmas party when they are mistakenly informed of a rate increase at the height of the Yuletide season. One patient is moved to hire a pie-throwing service.
It\'s the Christmas season and the 1st wedding anniversary of Lionel and Jenny. However, George is sneaking around sending gifts to a mysterious address in Harlem. This leads Louise to follow him and she is shocked at what she discovers.
John finds out that the family is almost out of debt so everybody pitches in on a big contract. During the mortgage burning party, Ike Godsey says that the bank will forclosing on the store. Olivia and John come to the rescue.
After getting her wallet stolen, Penny steals a necklace from a department store in a desperate attempt to try to get Willona a Christmas gift. However, Penny\'s attempts may lead to Willona losing custody of her.
A tour group headed for the Sunwest Dude Ranch becomes a busload of suspects when one of them is murdered before they reach their destination. The Angels disguise themselves as ordinary visitors to investigate.
Robbie Cartman takes his friends\' advice and decides to take his deer Ginger back to the wilderness, where Ginger belongs. Even though Robbie hates to give up his deer, he let\'s Ginger go. Later, when he returns to see how is Ginger doing, Robbie realizes that Ginger disappeared, or fell into a trap.
After Charles hands B.J. two hundred dollars, he begins to take advantage. Everyone gets together and persuades Charles to play poker. He has incredible beginner\'s luck until Radar discovers that Charles whistles loudly when he bluffs. They all win back their money and then some.
The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries Season 2 Episode 12
Air Date: 1977-12-18
At Christmas time, Nancy Drew tries to prove the innocence of a derelict who could not have committed a series of Christmas robberies which involves a man dressed in a Santa suit and is robbing houses and tries to capture him.\n\nInfo from www.geocities.com/hardyboysnancydrew/program.html, got permission from Greg.
Live From New York, It\'s...John Belushi\n\nSketches include \"\"America\'s Oldest Living Doper,\" \"Meat Wagon Toy Ambulance,\" \"Dating the Self-Conscious & Extremely Obnoxious,\" \"Gift of the Magi,\" \"Starsky and Hutch,\" \"The Al Franken and Tom Davis Show,\" \"E. Buzz Miller\'s Art Classics,\" \"College Students Home For Christmas,\" \"Drunken Santa,\" \"Madame Butterfly\"
Marcus takes a lesson from George and throws a pretty girl the Jefferson curve, which is to bend the truth to get what you want and Marcus tells the girl that he\'s Lionel. This eventually leads George and Louise to belive that Lionel is having an affair.
Fishbone, a wino, complains that he has no friends and quickly discovers he has many when a vagrant steals his wallet and is later killed in a car accident. Everyone assumes, Fishbone is the one that was killed and they hold a wake.
Julie runs into an attractive young man in the lobby who is looking for Schneider. However, his visit to see Schneider is anything but a social call when he reveals that he is Schneider\'s son, from a brief marriage 20 years earlier. Ann, Barbara and Julie quickly do their best to prepare Schneider for the news.
B.J. disobeys orders and goes out to find Hawkeye and Margret, who are still missing in action. Meanwhile, their romantic relationship quickly goes up in flames, and they become even more hostile toward each other.
When a friend of Starsky and Hutch\'s is wrongfully shot dead by a rookie Cop after the drunk driving of the man\'s pal leads to a Police pursuit, the pair must do their best to steer his confused teenage son away from a life of crime, as he grows intent on avenging his father\'s needless death and becomes involved with a small-time thief...
Live From New York, It\'s...Laraine Newman, Garrett Morris, Bill Murray, Mary Kay Place, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, John Belushi, & Jane Curtin\n\nSketches include--\"Peppiest Show Ever\", \"Hey, You!\", \"More Insects To Worry About\", \"Total Womanhood\", \"Married In A Minute!\", \"Bad Musical\", \"Hanukkah Explanation\".
Kermit auditions new acts for the next show. Songs/Sketches: \"The Garbage Can Can\", \"Swannee River\", balloons, \"Tie a Yellow Ribbit Round an Ole Oak Tree\", Baskerville auditions as comedian, Lenny Lizard auditions for emcee, The Four Fazoobs, \"Gonzales & Yolanda\", \"Old Man River\", \"Ramblin\' Guy\", \"Varisity Drag\", \"Yes, We Have No Bananas\", \"Jugglin\' Guy\", \"Flying Zucchini Brothers\", Steve plays with Lubbock Lou & the Jug-Huggers.
Thelma begins dating a man named Lloyd Williams, however, suspicions run rampant between J.J., Willona and Michael who become convinced he\'s married. However, J.J. makes a discovery that surprises everyone.
The Angels become bodyguards for Sammy Davis, Jr. after an attempt is made to abduct the superstar from a restaurant. But when Sammy\'s obnoxious look-alike, Herbert Brubaker III, comes to visit, the kidnappers abduct Brubaker by mistake.