Thanks to the evil Dr. Smith, the...

Thanks to the evil Dr. Smith, the Robinsons become “Lost in Space” (Thursday at 10 a.m. on USA) in the first episode of the science-fiction series.

In an Emmy-winning episode of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” Mary Richards discovers she’s a height bigot. “Toulouse-Lautrec Is One of My Favorite Artists” (Wednesday at 9 p.m. on KDOC) won the award for direction.

An 8-year-old orphan named Trisha (Patty Petersen) becomes part of the Stone family on “The Donna Reed Show” (Saturday at 9:30 p.m. on Nickelodeon). Paul Petersen, who plays Jeff Stone, is her real-life brother.

Herman is “disfigured"--looking like Fred Gwynne without makeup-when he’s hit with a bolt of Grandpa’s artificial lightning on “The Munsters” (Sunday at 1 p.m. on KTLA). The special effects designer who did the lightning for the original Frankenstein movies worked on the episode.


Judge Harry Stone and the other “Night Court” loonies are stranded with four pregnant women in “Hurricane, Part I” (Monday at 7:30 p.m. on KCOP). They’ll help deliver the babies in “Part II” the following night.

The late actor who played Detective Nick Yemana is fondly remembered by his colleagues on “Barney Miller” in a special episode called “Jack Soo, a Retrospective” (Friday at 11:30 p.m. on KCAL).

Patty falls in love with her doctor-Troy Donahue-on “The Patty Duke Show” (Tuesday at 11:30 p.m. on Nickelodeon).

George Carlin is the guest host on “Saturday Night Live’s” premiere, in October, 1975, on “The Best of Saturday Night Live” (Thursday at 10 p.m. on KDOC). Billy Preston, Janis Ian and Andy Kaufman also perform.

A pre-"Cheers” Shelley Long appears as Nurse Mendenhal on “M*A*S*H” (Wednesday at 7 p.m. on KTTV).

Baseball’s Billy Martin, Steve Sax and Bob Uecker portray themselves on “Who’s the Boss?” (Friday at 6 p.m. on KCAL).