Friday 14 December 1973 — MELBOURNE

The final 1973 episode of the top-rating series Number 96 sets up a number of cliffhangers to keep viewers on edge until the series returns in the new year.

Source: TV Week, 15 December 1973

7AM 7am Seven Today 7am The Super Flying Fun Show 7am Cartoon Carnival
8AM 8am Sesame Street
8.55 Close
8.30 Romper Room
9AM 9.10 For Schools: Social Studies
9.30 Close
9.50 Play School
9am Dina And Percy
9.53 Housekeeping Club
9am Here’s Humphrey 9.30 Movie: Warm Body [IMDB]
10AM 10.20 For Schools: Asep; Australian Museum Films; Social Studies 10am Surfside Six
10.53 Housekeeping Club
10am Play Your Hunch
10.30 Good Morning Vi
10.32 What’s My Line
11AM 11.35 Close 11am Beauty And The Beast
11.53 Housekeeping Club
11am Peyton Place
11.30 A Current Affair (Rpt)
11am The Roy Hampson Show
12PM 12pm Homicide 12pm Days Of Our Lives
12.25 News
12.30 No Man’s Land. Mickie de Stoop, Susan Peacock
12pm Movie: Dragonfly Squadron. 1954 [IMDB]
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.05 Close
1.15 For Schools: Asep
1.35 Close
1pm Crossroads
1.30 Concentration. Lionel Williams, Joan McInnes
1pm The Long Hot Summer 1.30 The Mike Walsh Show
2PM 2.35 For Schools: Social Studies; Australian Museum Films 2pm Temptation. Tony Barber, Barbara Rogers 2pm General Hospital
3PM 3.20 Andy Pandy
3.35 Play School
3pm Matt Lincoln 3pm Spending Spree. Jimmy Hannan
3.30 Free For All. Ugly Dave Gray
3pm Password. Philip Brady
3.30 The Detectives
4PM 4.05 Adventure Island
4.30 Sesame Street
4pm Princess Knight
4.30 Linus The Lionhearted
4pm Cartoon Corner. Daryl Somers. Includes Spiderman, Top Cat 4pm Storytime
4.05 Fun Palace. Rod Kirkham. Includes The Three Stooges, Dastardly And Muttley
5PM 5.25 Squiggle
5.35 Cartoons
5.40 Lassie
5pm Rin Tin Tin
5.30 The Courtship Of Eddie’s Father
5pm Fractured Flickers
5.30 Primus
5pm Jeff’s Collie
5.30 The Littlest Hobo
6PM 6.05 Doctor Who
6.30 SOS Presents Hawaii
6.55 Melbourne Preview. Graeme Evans
6pm Mister Ed
6.30 Seven National News. Brian Naylor, David Johnston
6pm The Godfathers
6.30 National Nine News. John Bailey, Brian Smith, Rosemary Margan
6pm Eyewitness News. Ralphe Neill
6.30 Gilligan’s Island
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.30 This Day Tonight. Bill Peach
7pm $25,000 Great Temptation. Tony Barber, Barbara Rogers
7.30 Homicide
7pm A Current Affair. Mike Willesee
7.30 Hawaii Five-0
7pm The Price Is Right. Garry Meadows, Jenny Hoyle, Jacqueline Merton, Anne Davidson
7.30 Matlock Police
8PM  8pm The Inventors. Geoff Stone
8.30 ABC News In Brief, Weather
8.35 Out Of The Unknown
8.30 Nancy 8.30 Nearest And Dearest 8.30 Number 96
9PM  9.25 Pot Black
9.50 Sow What? Kevin Heinze
9pm Special: Inside Alvin Purple 9pm The Spoiler 9pm Movie: Across The Bridge. 1958 [IMDB]
10PM  10.05 ABC News, Weather
10.15 Rugby Union: England v Australia
10pm In Concert 10pm Movie: Lucky Jim. 1957 [IMDB]
11PM  11.30 Seven National News
11.40 Two On The Aisle. Ivan Hutchinson, Jim Murphy
11.45 News
11.50 Movie: So Red The Rose. 1935 [IMDB]
11pm News. Bruce Mansfield
11.05 The Mike Walsh Show (Rpt)
12AM  12am Close 12.10am Movie: Six Of A Kind [IMDB] 12.35am Weather
12.40 Close
1AM  1.20 Close
2AM  2.50am Close