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October 21, 1990

Jack Nicholson is a burglary defendant on an episode of The Andy Griffith show (Monday at 8:35 a.m. on TBS) from 1967. It was his second guest spot on the series.

Frank Sinatra plays a retired cop who teams up with Thomas on Magnum, P.I. (Wednesday at 4 p.m. on KTLA).

Stuart learns the secret of the "Venus Butterfly" on L.A. Law (Saturday at 5 p.m. on Lifetime); unfortunately, viewers never do. But Terry Louise Fisher won a writing Emmy for the episode anyway.

Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs drops his pants-but not by choice this time-on Cheers (Wednesday at 11 p.m. on KTLA).

Stefanie Kramer (late of "Hunter") is the woman of Henry's dreams on a 1981 Bosom Buddies (Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on KTTV). She's just got one little flaw: she worships the devil.

The Perry Mason episode "The Case of the Velvet Claws" (Wednesday at noon on KDOC) was based on Erle Stanley Gardner's first Perry Mason novel, from 1933, about a client who could make Perry a murder suspect.

Ray Charles decides to sing a song written for Samantha on Who's the Boss? (Thursday at 6 p.m. on KCAL).

The Ricardos and Mertzes are in Hollywood on I Love Lucy on KTTV (Sunday at 4 and 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday at 11 p.m.; Monday-Friday at 9 a.m.; Saturday at 4 and 4:30 p.m.). Meanwhile the jet-setting foursome finish up their European trip on TBS (Tuesday through Thursday at 1:30 a.m.).

The Halloween classic "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is one of the treats on The Wonderful World of Disney (Saturday at 6 p.m. on KTTV).

Cicely Tyson is Princess Amara on an I Spy (Friday at 2 a.m. on KDOC) from 1965, nearly 10 years before her Emmy-winning performance in "The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" but after she was a regular in "East Side/West Side."

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