(Friday, December 1, 1972, 9:30 p.m. ET) — When Password host Allen Ludden invites Oscar to be a celebrity guest on his show, Felix pesters Oscar to let him be his partner on tonight’s episode of the ABC-TV sitcom The Odd Couple. In 1997, the episode was ranked #5 on TV Guide‘s 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.
(Wednesday, December 1, 1982) — Tootsie, a comedy film about a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult forces him to adopt a new identity as a woman to land a job, premiered today in Hollywood.
Directed by Sydney Pollack, the film stars Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange and Teri Garr.