(Thursday, October 3, 1985, 8:30 p.m. EDT) — As Ellen prepares to leave town to marry her fiance Dennis, both she and Alex must decide whether or not they really care about each other on tonight’s episode of the NBC-TV sitcom Family Ties.
In 2009, TV Guide ranked this episode #76 among the “100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.”
(Monday, October 3, 1955, 5:00 p.m. EDT) — The Mickey Mouse Club, a variety television show created by Walt Disney and produced by Walt Disney Productions and featuring a regular but ever-changing cast of teen performers, debuted this afternoon on ABC.
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(Monday, October 3, 1955, 8:00 a.m. EST) — Captain Kangaroo, a children’s television series featuring Bob Keeshan in the title role who teaches lessons in morality with the help of his friends, debuted this morning on CBS.