1. Sonny and Cher open the show with "Lodi"
and banter about Sonny's top movie picks of the year.
2. "Sonny's Pizza Parlor" -- Merv is cast as a detective who
comes to the pizzeria to investigate a series of holdups in the
area, with Larry appearing as a suspected gangster (a la Marlon
Brando in The Godfather).
3. Merv joins The Mike Curb Congregation for "Happy To Know
4. "Headlines In the Papers" -- Merv and Larry join the
show's regulars for a montage of skits and one-liners poking fun at
individuals and topics currently in the news, such as how some
police officers (in their battle against mugging) are dressing as
women, the doctor shortage across the country, comedian Bob Hope's
announcement that this year could be his last Christmas show for
our soldiers stationed overseas, the debate of government pressure
affecting TV programming, and the sale of outdated space equipment
from the Apollo project.
5. Two seagulls (Sonny and Merv) discuss how much their lives
have changed since the success of their best-selling books.
6. Sonny and Cher sing "Love Story" to cartoonist John
7. A gypsy fortune teller (Cher) warns Sonny that a con man
(Larry) will try to take all of his money and make a fool out of
8. Cher sings "Someone"
9. Sonny and Cher perform "Brother Love's Traveling Salvation
10. Sonny and Cher, with daughter Chastity, close the show
with "I Got You Babe