CBS was trying to counter-program the Olympics on ABC by airing these episodes which also featured Phyllis Diller as Marcy's Fairy Godmother.
"It's definitely an opportunity to keep our viewers loyal while enticing new audiences," CBS director of daytime programming Laurence Caso said at the time.
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EDITOR'S NOTE: NBC's counter-programming was the launch of new daytime soap SANTA BARBARA.
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