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Battle of the Network Stars (TV Special 1976)
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Television stars are the contestants as the three major networks ABC, NBC and CBS battle each other in a variety of games including the tug-o-war and the obstacle course.

Director: Roger Goodman
Stars: Howard Cosell, Gabe Kaplan, Darleen Carr
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Director: Larry Kamm
Stars: Howard Cosell, Morgan Fairchild, John James
Battle of the Network Stars II (TV Special 1977)
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Stars: Howard Cosell, Gabe Kaplan, LeVar Burton
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Director: Andy Young
Stars: Howard Cosell, Shari Belafonte, William Shatner
Battle of the Network Stars (TV Special 2003)
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Director: Scott Messick
Stars: Brooke Burns, Neil Flynn, Drake Hogestyn
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Stars: Howard Cosell, Billy Crystal, Willie Aames
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Where is Howard Cosell when you need him
14 August 2013 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

Possibly the worst of the "Battle Of The Network Stars" specials. Many of the sports that were part of the prior installments are missing or totally changed. The absence of Howard Cosell is probably the most glaring problem. Gone is his distinct voice and hosting skills. In this episode, we have Dick Van Dyke and Joan Van Ark. Another glaring problem was moving the venue from Pepperdine University to some place in Mexico. The obstacle course is shortened to a jaunt on a beach. The kayak race was replaced by some race dealing with a lifeboat race on the ocean. Also, for some reason, there is also a boat race, that resembles a rowing competition with a coxswain, on the same ocean. The running relay, instead of taking place on a race track, looks as if it were held in someone's back yard. During the swimming relay, the CBS team had the misfortune of having Mary Frann on the team. I have never seen anyone swim the way this woman did. It seems like she did not want to get her face wet. Pitiful, just pitiful.


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