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(a Titles & Air Dates Guide)

Last updated: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:00
     
 
Show Details:
Start date: Nov 1975
End date: Aug? 1982
Status: cancelled/ended
Network(s): WTTW Chicago (US)
Run time: 30 min
Episodes: 152? eps
Genre(s): misc
Credits:
  • Roger Ebert
  • Gene Siskel
  • Spot the Wonder Dog [ eps. 9?-108? ]
  • Sparky the Wonder Dog [ eps. 109?-150]
  • Zeke the Wonder Dog [ eps. 150-152 ]
Episode list & details:
                            Original
  Episode #     Prod #      Air Date   Titles
_____ ______ ___________  ___________ ___________________________________________

Specials 1975-1976  Opening Soon at a Theater Near You

  1.   S- 1                23 Nov 75   One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Self Service, Mr. Quilp, Conduct Unbecoming, Hearts of the West, Lisztomania, Mahogany
  2.   S- 2                 1 Mar 76   Taxi Driver, The Man Who Would Be King, Hester Street, Manson, Adele H.

1st Series 1976 (broadcast under the Made in Chicago banner)

  3.   1- 1                26 Oct 76   
  4.   1- 2                23 Nov 76   
  5.   1- 3                28 Dec 76   A Star is Born, King Kong, The Seven Percent Solution, The Enforcer, Network, Rocky, Nickelodeon, Silver Streak
  6.   1- 4                25 Jan 77   Best and Worst of 1976
  7.   1- 5                22 Feb 77   
  8.   1- 6                22 Mar 77   

2nd Series 1977  Sneak Previews

  9.   2- 1                22 Oct 77   
 10.   2- 2                26 Nov 77   
 11.   2- 3                17 Dec 77   
 12.   2- 4                27 Jan 78   The Goodbye Girl, Choirboys, The Gauntlet, Telefon, The World's Greatest Lover
 13.   2- 5                24 Feb 78   High Anxiety, The Boys in Company C, Blue Collar, The One and Only, A Hero Ain't Nothing But a Sandwich
 14.   2- 6                24 Mar 78   The Fury, House Calls, An Unmarried Woman, A Little Night Music, The Big Sleep
 15.   2- 7                21 Apr 78   Coming Home, The Medusa Touch, Silver Bears, Rabbit Test
 16.   2- 8                26 May 78   F.I.S.T., The Greek Tycoon, I Wanna Hold Your Hand

3rd Series 1978

 17.   3- 1                10 Oct 78   The Boys from Brazil, Death on the Nile, Somebody Killed Her Husband
 18.   3- 2                24 Oct 78   The Wiz, Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe
 19.   3- 3                11 Nov 78   Paradise Alley, Magic
 20.   3- 4                25 Nov 78   Going Coconuts, Slow Dancing in the Big City
 21.   3- 5                 9 Dec 78   The Lord of the Rings, Autumn Sonata
 22.   3- 6                23 Dec 78   Superman, Oliver's Story, King of the Gypsies, Force 10 from Navarone, Moment by Moment
 23.   3- 7                 6 Jan 79   California Suite, Every Which Way But Loose, Invasion of the Body Snatchers
 24.   3- 8                20 Jan 79   Best and Worst of 1979
 25.   3- 9                 3 Feb 79   Movie, Movie; Ice Castles; Same Time, Next Year
 26.   3-10                17 Feb 79   The Brink's Job, Quintet, The Great Train Robbery
 27.   3-11                10 Mar 79   Agatha, Norma Rae, The North Avenue Irregulars
 28.   3-12                31 Mar 79   Academy Awards Special (Heaven Can Wait, Coming Home, The Deer Hunter, An Unmarried Woman, Midnight Express)
 29.   3-13                14 Apr 79   Hair, The Champ, A Perfect Couple
 30.   3-14                 3 May 79   The Bell Jar, Hurricane, Dreamer
 31.   3-15                26 May 79   Phantasm, Voices, Boulevard Nights
 32.   3-16                 9 Jun 79   Alien, The Prisoner of Zenda, The Promise
 33.   3-17                23 Jun 79   Players, Butch and Sundance: The Early Years, Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
 34.   3-18                 7 Jul 79   Rocky II, Escape from Alcatraz, The Main Event
 35.   3-19                21 Jul 79   Moonraker, Dracula, Nightwing
 36.   3-20                 4 Aug 79   Just You and Me Kid, Golden Girl, The Villian
 37.   3-21                18 Aug 79   
 38.   3-22                 1 Sep 79   Sunburn, Meatballs, Airport '79
 39.   3-23                15 Sep 79   Unidentified Flying Oddball, La cage aux folles

4th Series 1979

 40.   4- 1                 4 Oct 79   Take 2: Midnight Movies
 41.   4- 2                11 Oct 79   Apocalypse Now, Starting Over, 10
 42.   4- 3                18 Oct 79   Take 2
 43.   4- 4                25 Oct 79   And Justice for All, Luna, Meteor
 44.   4- 5                 1 Nov 79   Turning Points: Movies That Changed the Movies (Airport, Easy Rider, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, Jaws, Vixen, Beyond and Back, Five Fingers of Death, Heaven Can Wait)
 45.   4- 6                 8 Nov 79   Yanks, Running
 46.   4- 7                15 Nov 79   Take 2: Trends in the Movies
 47.   4- 8                22 Nov 79   Love Affairs (An Unmarried Woman, The Main Event, The Other Side of the Mountain)
 48.   4- 9                 6 Dec 79   The Prize Fighter, The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie
 49.   4-10                20 Dec 79   Best Movies of the '70s: MASH, Annie Hall, Last Tango in Paris)
 50.   4-11                 3 Jan 80   Electric Horseman, All That Jazz, Black Hole
 51.   4-12                17 Jan 80   Take 2
 52.   4-13                31 Jan 80   HeartBeat, Windows, The Runner Stumbles
 53.   4-14                 7 Feb 80   Take 2: Great Performances That Oscar Ignored
 54.   4-15                14 Feb 80   American Gigolo, The Fog, Being There
 55.   4-16                28 Feb 80   Cruising, The Last Married Couple in America, Saturn 3
 56.   4-17                 6 Mar 80   Take 2: Going to the Movies: The Black Marble
 57.   4-18                13 Mar 80   Coal Miner's Daughter, The Lady Vanishes, Leo & Loree, Night Games
 58.   4-19                20 Mar 80   Take 2: Cult Films
 59.   4-20                27 Mar 80   Oscar predictions
 60.   4-21                 3 Apr 80   Take 2: Movie Monsters
 61.   4-22                10 Apr 80   The Black Stallion, Hide in Plain Sight
 62.   4-23                24 Apr 80   Foxes, Nijinsky, Gilda Live
 63.   4-24                 1 May 80   Take 2: Who's Funnier: Mel Brooks or Woody Allen?
 64.   4-25                 8 May 80   ffolkes, Nothing Personal, Where the Buffalo Roam
 65.   4-26                29 May 80   Overlooked Classics: Great Movies of the 70's That Nearly Everybody Missed

5th Series 1980

 66.   5- 1                 2 Oct 80   Middle Age Crazy; Those Lips, Those Eyes; Ordinary People; Willie & Phil
 67.   5- 2                 9 Oct 80   Stardust Memories, Somewhere in Time, Oh God! Book II, Coast to Coast
 68.   5- 3                16 Oct 80   Private Benjamin, Gloria, Why Should I Lie?
 69.   5- 4                23 Oct 80   Extreme Violence Directed at Women (retitled Women in Danger in 2011): When a Stranger Calls, The Boogieman, Silent Scream, Friday the 13th, I Spit on Your Grave, Halloween
 70.   5- 5                30 Oct 80   The Elephant Man, Hopscotch, One Trick Pony
 71.   5- 6                 6 Nov 80   The Awakening, Motel Hell, Loving Couples
 72.   5- 7                13 Nov 80   Changing Hollywood Sex Roles
 73.   5- 8                20 Nov 80   The Idolmaker, Times Square, Song of the South
 74.   5- 9                27 Nov 80   Borderline, Kagemusha
 75.   5-10                 4 Dec 80   If We Owned a Movie Theater
 76.   5-11                11 Dec 80   Ordinary People, The Great Santini, One Trick Pony
 77.   5-12                18 Dec 80   Flash Gordon, Stir Crazy, Popeye
 78.   5-13                25 Dec 80   Nine to Five, Raging Bull
 79.   5-14                 1 Jan 81   The Jazz Singer, First Family
 80.   5-15                 8 Jan 81   Best of 1980
 81.   5-16                15 Jan 81   Worst of 1980
 82.   5-17                29 Jan 81   Best Films by Independent Filmmakers
 83.   5-18                 5 Feb 81   Altered States, The Mirror Crack'd
 84.   5-19                12 Feb 81   Fort Apache, the Bronx; The Incredible Shrinking Woman
 85.   5-20                19 Feb 81   Melvin and Howard, Dogs of War, The Competition
 86.   5-21                26 Feb 81   Sunday Lovers
 87.   5-22                 5 Mar 81   Guilty Pleasures
 88.   5-23                12 Mar 81   Tribute, American Pop, Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen, La cage aux folles II
 89.   5-24                19 Mar 81   
 90.   5-25                26 Mar 81   All Night Long, Back Roads
 91.   5-26                 9 Apr 81   The Thief, The Final Countdown
 93.   5-28                23 Apr 81   The Life and Death of the Black Movie: (Stir Crazy, The Blues Brothers, Lillies of the Field, Shaft, Sounder, The Wiz)
 94.   5-29                30 Apr 81   Nighthawks, Modern Romance, Caveman, Excalibur
 95.   5-30                 7 May 81   The Howling, Heaven's Gate, Windwalker
 96.   5-31                14 May 81   Lion of the Desert, Death Hunt, Friday the 13th Part II
 98.   5-33                28 May 81   Independent Filmmakers: Return of the Secaucus 7, Heartland, Gal Young Un, The Haunting of M
 99.   5-34                 4 Jun 81   The Four Seasons, Bustin' Loose, This is Elvis
 100.  5-35                11 Jun 81   Take This Job and Shove It, Outland, The Legend of the Lone Ranger
 101.  5-36                18 Jun 81   Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams; High Risk; I Sent a Letter to My Love; History of the World, Part 1
 102.  5-37                25 Jun 81   Raiders of the Lost Ark, Clash of the Titans
 103.  5-38                 2 Jul 81   Superman II, The Cannonball Run
 104.  5-39                 9 Jul 81   For Your Eyes Only, The Great Muppet Caper
 105.  5-40                16 Jul 81   More Guilty Pleasures: Massacre at Central High, Eraserhead, Invasion of the Bee Girls
 106.  5-41                23 Jul 81   The Fox and the Hound, Gates of Heaven
 107.  5-42                30 Jul 81   Endless Love, Arthur
 108.  5-43                 6 Aug 81   Blow Out, Tarzan the Ape Man, Wolfen
 109.  5-44                13 Aug 81   Victory, Nobody's Perfekt
 110.  5-45                27 Aug 81   Going to the Movies with Siskel & Ebert

6th Series 1981

 111.  6- 1                 1 Oct 81   Mommie Dearest, Only When I Laugh, Continental Divide
 112.  6- 2                 8 Oct 81   The French Lieutenant's Woman, Paternity, Prince of the City
 113.  6- 3                15 Oct 81   True Confessions, Rich and Famous
 114.  6- 4                22 Oct 81   Teenaged Audiences (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Superman II, Endless Love)
 115.  6- 5                29 Oct 81   Raggedy Man, All the Marbles, Chariots of Fire
 116.  6- 6                 5 Nov 81   Looker, The Watcher in the Woods
 117.  6- 7                12 Nov 81   Chanel, Halloween 2, Priest of Love
 118.  6- 8                19 Nov 81   The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper, Tattoo
 119.  6- 9                26 Nov 81   
 120.  6-10                 3 Dec 81   Buried Treasures: Gates of Heaven, Carny, The Onion Field
 121.  6-11                10 Dec 81   Reds, My Dinner with Andre, Montenegro
 122.  6-12                17 Dec 81   Buddy Buddy, Absence of Malice, Rollover
 123.  6-13                24 Dec 81   Neighbors, Sharkey's Machine, Ghost Story
 124.  6-14                31 Dec 81   Taps, Heartbeeps
 125.  6-15                 7 Jan 82   Best of 1981 (Ragtime, Atlantic City, Chariots of Fire, Prince in the City)
 126.  6-16                14 Jan 82   The Dogs of 1981 (Buddy, Buddy; Hardly Working; Zorro, the Gay Blade; First Monday in October; Under the Rainbow; Chu Chu and the Philly Flash; The Fan; Halloween II; Cannonball Run; The Legend of the Lone Ranger; Charlie Chan and the Dragon Queen; Heaven's Gate)
 128.  6-18                28 Jan 82   On Golden Pond, Whose Life Is It Anyway? Four Friends
 129.  6-19                11 Feb 82   Venom, The Vice Squad, Zoot Suit
 130.  6-20                18 Feb 82   Night Crossing, Making Love, Personal Best
 131.  6-21                25 Feb 82   Shoot the Moon, Montenegro, One from the Heart
 132.  6-22                 4 Mar 82   The Seduction, I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can, Quest for Fire, The Amateur, Union City
 133.  6-23                11 Mar 82   Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip, Missing
 134.  6-24                18 Mar 82   Death Trap, Das Boot
 135.  6-25                25 Mar 82   Academy Awards Special (Red, Ragtime, Arthur, Raiders of the Lost Ark, On Golden Pond)
 136.  6-26                 8 Apr 82   The Cat People, I Ought to Be in Pictures, Victor/Victoria, Blank Page
 137.  6-27                15 Apr 82   A Little Sex, Penitentiary 2, Some Kind of Hero
 138.  6-28                29 Apr 82   Swamp Thing, Death Wish II
 139.  6-29                 6 May 82   Partners, Diner, The Beast Within, The Sword and the Sorcerer
 140.  6-30                13 May 82   Homosexuality in Movies (Making Love, Personal Best, Victor/Victoria)
 141.  6-31                20 May 82   Conan the Barbarian, Wrong is Right
 142.  6-32                27 May 82   Buried Treasures (Cattle Annie and Little Britches, Go Tell the Spartans, Over the Edge, Swamp Thing)
 143.  6-33                 3 Jun 82   Fingers, Gates of Heaven, The Onion Field
 144.  6-34                10 Jun 82   Rocky III, Poltergeist
 145.  6-35                17 Jun 82   Star Trek II, ET
 146.  6-36                24 Jun 82   Annie; Author, Author; Firefox
 147.  6-37                 1 Jul 82   Megaforce, Blade Runner
 148.  6-38                 8 Jul 82   
 149.  6-39                15 Jul 82   
 150.  6-40                22 Jul 82   
 151.  6-41                29 Jul 82   The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, An Officer and a Gentleman
 152.  6-42                 5 Aug 82   


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NOTES
This list contains only episodes with Siskel & Ebert.