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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Episode #1.1

31 May 1980
The first telethon for The United Negro College Fund.

Muhammad Ali ... Himself
Joe Brock ... Himself

Glen Campbell ... Himself

Bill Cosby ... Himself

Norm Crosby ... Himself

Sammy Davis Jr. ... Himself

George Duke ... Himself
Lola Falana ... Herself
Mary MacGregor ... Herself

Ed McMahon ... Himself - Host
The Mills Brothers ... Themselves

Charley Pride ... Himself
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Host
Joey Travolta ... Himself
The Treniers ... Themselves
Willie Tyler ... Himself

Jim Vukovich ... Himself
The Whitney Family ... Themselves
Louise Whitney ... Herself
Tracey Whitney ... Herself

Paul Williams ... Himself

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Episode dated 20 December 1981

20 December 1981
2nd annual telethon for the United Negro College Fund, also appearing are youth group Love All People and the cast of Les Folies Bergere revue.
Bob Anderson ... Himself

Tony Bennett ... Himself

Natalie Cole ... Herself - Co-Host

Bill Cosby ... Himself

Norm Crosby ... Himself

Sammy Davis Jr. ... Himself

Jerry Lewis ... Himself

Loretta Lynn ... Herself

Ed McMahon ... Himself - Co-Host

Tony Orlando ... Himself
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Host
Sister Sledge ... Themselves

Jim Vukovich ... Himself

Dionne Warwick ... Herself

Episode dated 26 December 1982

26 December 1982
3rd Annual United Negro College Fund telethon, also appearing are Les Folies Bergere and the cast of "Let Me Off Uptown."
Count Basie ... Himself

Bill Cosby ... Himself
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself

Sammy Davis Jr. ... Himself
David Frizzell ... Himself

Quincy Jones ... Himself

Ed McMahon ... Himself - Co-Host
Stephanie Mills ... Herself

Teddy Pendergrass ... Himself

Charley Pride ... Himself
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Host
Raw Satin ... Themselves - Dancers
Lonnie Schorr ... Himself

Frank Sinatra ... Himself

Leslie Uggams ... Herself

Jim Vukovich ... Himself
Shelly West ... Herself

Episode dated 10 December 1983

10 December 1983
4th annual United Negro College Fund telethon.
A Taste of Honey ... Themselves

Debbie Allen ... Herself

Susan Anton ... Herself

Barbi Benton ... Herself

Nell Carter ... Herself

Dick Clark ... Himself

Norm Crosby ... Himself
Andraé Crouch ... Himself

Roberta Flack ... Herself
Thelma Houston ... Herself
Cheryl Lynn ... Himself

Paul McCartney ... Himself

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself - Co-Host

Ed McMahon ... Himself - Co-Host
Stephanie Mills ... Herself
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Host

Lionel Richie ... Himself

John Schneider ... Himself
T.G. Sheppard ... Himself
Sister Sledge ... Themselves
Willie Tyler ... Himself (as Willie Tyler & Lester)

Stevie Wonder ... Himself

Episode dated 28 December 1985

28 December 1985
6th annual telethon, a benefit for the United Negro College Fund.
Harry Blackstone ... Himself

LeVar Burton ... Himself

Dick Clark ... Himself

Danny Cooksey ... Himself

Bill Cosby ... Himself
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself
Lola Falana ... Herself

Marla Gibbs ... Herself

Robert Guillaume ... Himself

Veronica Hamel ... Herself

Gregory Hines ... Himself
Thelma Houston ... Herself
Freddie Jackson ... Himself

Jesse Jackson ... Himself

Ann Jillian ... Herself
Jack Jones ... Himself

B.B. King ... Himself

Patti LaBelle ... Herself

Gloria Loring ... Herself

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself - Co-Host

Ed McMahon ... Himself - Co-Host

Donna Mills ... Herself
Stephanie Mills ... Herself
New Edition ... Themselves
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Host

Ronald Reagan ... Himself

Della Reese ... Herself

Daphne Reid ... Herself

Tim Reid ... Himself
Run-D.M.C. ... Themselves

Alex Trebek ... Himself

Táta Vega ... Herself

Ben Vereen ... Himself

Jim Vukovich ... Himself

Jessica Walter ... Herself
The Whispers ... Themselves
Deniece Williams ... Herself
Joe Williams ... Himself

Vanessa Williams ... Herself
Vea Williams ... Herself
Nancy Wilson ... Herself

Episode dated 27 December 1986

27 December 1986
7th annual United Negro College Fund telethon.
African Children's Choir ... Themselves

Alabama ... Themselves

Byron Allen ... Himself

George Burns ... Himself

Shirley Caesar ... Herself

Diahann Carroll ... Herself
Cherelle ... Herself

Dick Clark ... Himself
Cynthia Clawson ... Herself

Natalie Cole ... Herself

Danny Cooksey ... Himself

Bill Cosby ... Himself
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself

Patrick Duffy ... Himself

José Feliciano ... Himself

Aretha Franklin ... Herself

Bryant Gumbel ... Himself

Dorian Harewood ... Himself

Cindy Herron ... Herself

Charlton Heston ... Himself

Bob Hope ... Himself
Freddie Jackson ... Himself
Rebbie Jackson ... Herself

Bruce Jenner ... Himself
The Jets ... Themselves
The Judds ... Themselves
Jayne Kennedy ... Herself

Carl Lewis ... Himself

Gloria Loring ... Herself

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself - Co-Host

Ed McMahon ... Himself - Co-Host
Stephanie Mills ... Herself

Melba Moore ... Herself
New Edition ... Themselves

Tony Orlando ... Himself

Charley Pride ... Himself
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Host

Ronald Reagan ... Himself

Lionel Richie ... Himself

Kenny Rogers ... Himself

Frank Sinatra ... Himself

Alan Thicke ... Himself

Alex Trebek ... Himself
Willie Tyler ... Himself
Bobby Vinton ... Himself
Joe Williams ... Himself
Nancy Wilson ... Herself

Pia Zadora ... Herself

Episode dated 17 December 1988

17 December 1988
The United Negro College Fund's 9th annual fund-raiser, with appearances by members of the casts of the TV shows Amen, Cosby, Head of the Class, 21 Jump Street and the film Dirty Dancing.
Bilal Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Hakeem Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Khiry Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)
Tajh Abdul-Samad ... Himself (as The Boys)

Byron Allen ... Himself

Harry Belafonte ... Himself

Michael Bolton ... Himself

LeVar Burton ... Himself

Shirley Caesar ... Herself

Ray Charles ... Himself

Natalie Cole ... Herself

Bill Cosby ... Himself
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself
Phil Driscoll ... Himself
Lola Falana ... Herself

Kim Fields ... Herself
The Four Tops ... Themselves

Aretha Franklin ... Herself

Brad Garrett ... Himself

Bryant Gumbel ... Himself

Jasmine Guy ... Herself

Clint Holmes ... Himself

Bob Hope ... Himself

Telma Hopkins ... Herself

Whitney Houston ... Herself

Tom Hulce ... Himself

Julio Iglesias ... Himself
Freddie Jackson ... Himself

Magic Johnson ... Himself
Jayne Kennedy ... Herself

Michael Landon ... Himself

Robin Leach ... Himself

Emmanuel Lewis ... Himself

Little Richard ... Himself

Rob Lowe ... Himself

Wynton Marsalis ... Himself

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself - Co-Host

Ed McMahon ... Himself - Co-Host

Mary Ann Mobley ... Herself

Melba Moore ... Herself

Pat Morita ... Himself

Ronn Moss ... Himself
New Edition ... Themselves

Tony Orlando ... Himself

Sheryl Lee Ralph ... Herself
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Host

Ronald Reagan ... Himself

Helen Reddy ... Herself

Lynn Redgrave ... Herself

Daphne Reid ... Herself

Tim Reid ... Himself
Melinda Saxe ... Herself

Neil Sedaka ... Himself

Donnie Simpson ... Himself

Sinbad ... Himself

Tracie Spencer ... Herself
Take 6 ... Themselves
Isiah Thomas ... Himself

Alex Trebek ... Himself - Co-Host

Blair Underwood ... Himself

Countess Vaughn ... Herself

Ben Vereen ... Himself
Bobby Vinton ... Himself

Jim Vukovich ... Himself
Rob Weller ... Himself
Lester Wilson ... Himself (as The Lester Wilson Dancers)

Mary Wilson ... Herself
Nancy Wilson ... Herself
The Winans ... Themselves
Angela Winbush ... Herself

Oprah Winfrey ... Herself

Episode dated 30 December 1989

30 December 1989
10th Annual telethon from Hollywood, with segments in Las Vegas hosted by Ed McMahon and Nancy Wilson.
Katrina Abrams ... Herself

Byron Allen ... Himself

Anita Baker ... Herself
H.B. Barnum ... Himself (as H.B. Barnum Orchestra)

Michael Bolton ... Himself

LeVar Burton ... Himself

Shirley Caesar ... Herself

Nell Carter ... Herself

Ray Charles ... Himself

Bill Cosby ... Himself
Andraé Crouch ... Himself
Sandra Crouch ... Herself
Billy Davis Jr. ... Himself

Sammy Davis Jr. ... Himself
Phil Driscoll ... Himself

Sheena Easton ... Herself

Julius Erving ... Himself
Lola Falana ... Herself

Louis Gossett Jr. ... Himself
Cyndi James Gossett ... Herself
Lee Greenwood ... Himself

Robert Guillaume ... Himself

Bryant Gumbel ... Himself
Eddie Harris ... Himself

Jackée Harry ... Herself

Clint Holmes ... Himself

Bob Hope ... Himself

Telma Hopkins ... Herself

Julio Iglesias ... Himself
Freddie Jackson ... Himself
Jayne Kennedy ... Herself

Patti LaBelle ... Herself

Dawnn Lewis ... Herself
Ramsey Lewis ... Himself
Les McCann ... Himself

Marilyn McCoo ... Herself - Co-Host

Ed McMahon ... Himself - Co-Host
Stephanie Mills ... Herself
Kool Moe Dee ... Himself

Eddie Murphy ... Himself

Gregory Peck ... Himself

Charley Pride ... Himself

Sheryl Lee Ralph ... Herself
Lou Rawls ... Himself - Host
Dianne Reeves ... Herself

Pat Sajak ... Himself

Paul Simon ... Himself

Frank Sinatra ... Himself

Sinbad ... Himself

Michael W. Smith ... Himself
Marc Summers ... Himself
Tony! Toni! Toné! ... Themselves

Alex Trebek ... Himself - Co-Host
Debbye Turner ... Herself

Mike Tyson ... Himself

Blair Underwood ... Himself

Countess Vaughn ... Herself

Jim Vukovich ... Himself

Denzel Washington ... Himself
Beau Williams ... Himself
Deniece Williams ... Herself
Joe Williams ... Himself

Vanessa Williams ... Herself
Zeke Williams ... Himself
Lester Wilson ... Himself (as The Lester Wilson Dancers)
Nancy Wilson ... Herself - Co-Host

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