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DECEMBER 1973: Episodes 2028 – 2041 + Special Episode BD1

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 Episode Exits

 

Released on DVD

Crossroads Episode: 2028: Original TX: 04-12-73 (Tuesday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2028 on 04-12-73 (VTR 7835)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2028 on 04-12-73 

Episode Number 2028 confirmed on DVD release – “From The Archive – Volume 4

  

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

People back from holidays abroad occasionally have been in contact with contagious diseases. Is this what has happened to Amy Turtle?

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 04-12-73) – This matches the events of the episode.

 

Writers: Peter Ling, Michala Crees, David Garfield, Ivor Jay, Jack Turner  (TVT-ATV)

Director: Jack Barton (TVT-ATV)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

Site Ref: Episode Previously Available to buy from Network – From The Archive Volume 4

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2029: Original TX: 05-12-73 (Wednesday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2029 on 05-12-73 (VTR 7836)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2029 on 05-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

Few would expect Jane Smith to have a mum like Dot. But some think Jane is following in her mother’s footsteps.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 05-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2030: Original TX: 06-12-73 (Thursday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2030 on 06-12-73 (VTR 7837)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2030 on 06-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

Jill and Stan have always longed for a baby of their own. Is there some truth in the old belief that couples who adopt often conceive a child later?

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 06-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2031: Original TX: 07-12-73 (Friday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2031 on 07-12-73 (VTR 7838)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2031 on 07-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

After all the months of waiting for her baby, Nicky, to be returned to her, Diane finds the latest news is just too much to take.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 07-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2032: Original TX: 11-12-73 (Tuesday)

Produced as “Special Episode E” – a “timeless episode” that could be slotted-in for transmission when required.

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2032 (Special Episode E) on 11-12-73

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

There is a serious threat to everyone’s safety at the motel. No chances are taken when emergency steps are followed to avert disaster.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 11-12-73)

 

Writers: Peter Ling    (TVT-ATV)

Director: Teddy Abraham (TVT-ATV)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2033: Original TX: 12-12-73 (Wednesday)

Produced as “Special Episode F” – a “timeless episode” that could be slotted-in for transmission when required.

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2033 (Special Episode F) on 12-12-73

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

Even the most carefully organised plans have flaws. David Hunter, acting on his own shrewd suspicions, succeeds in averting disaster at the motel.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 12-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2034: Original TX: 13-12-73 (Thursday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2034 on 13-12-73 (VTR 7880)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2034 on 13-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

The most reasonable argument is often the loser in a discussion. Vince Parker, worried about the rate at which his wife Diane is spending their money, finds he can only give into her unreasonable demands once again.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 03-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2035: Original TX: 14-12-73 (Friday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2035 on 14-12-73 (VTR 7881)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2035 on 14-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

Miss Tatum has doubted and mistrusted Rusty Naylor ever since his arrival in Kings Oak. Even so, a serious accusation from a villager comes as a shock to everyone around.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 04-12-73)

 

Writers: Peter Ling, David Garfield (TVT-ATV)

Director: Sid Kilbey (TVT-ATV)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2036: Original TX: 18-12-73 (Tuesday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2036 on 18-12-73 (VTR 7933)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2036 on 18-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

When Rusty Naylor is taken to the local police station for questioning, Miss Tatum immediately  takes steps to protect the good name of the Post Office.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 18-12-73)

 

Writers: David Garfield, Michael G. Jackson, Tommy Rushton (TVT-ATV)

Director: Michael Hart (TVT-ATV)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

 

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2037: Original TX: 19-12-73 (Wednesday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2037 on 19-12-73 (VTR 7934)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2037 on 19-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

Dr. Bruce Richardson holds his first surgery in Kings Oak. His receptionist, Mrs. Loman, behaves irresponsibly and causes Bruce to lose his temper.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 19-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2038: Original TX: 20-12-73 (Thursday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2038 on 20-12-73 (VTR 7935)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2038 on 20-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

David Hunter offers his assistance to an attractive lady at the motel. But is he, unknowingly, making a mistake he will live to regret?

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 20-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

 

 

 

Script Front Page

(Crossroads Fanclub)

Crossroads Episode: 2039: Original TX: 21-12-73 (Friday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2039 on 21-12-73 (VTR 7936)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2039 on 21-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

Parting with a baby you have grown to love is bound to be hard. Jill and Stan face  the heartaches of handing Susan back to Sheila and Roy, her real parents, who have decided to marry.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 21-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

 

Writers: David Garfield, Michael G. Jackson, Tommy Rushton (Script)                       Director: Michael Hart (Script)

 

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

 

Note the VTR number, which is closer to the episodes screened at the end of October

 

 

 

Larry Grayson and Noele Gordon in the Crossroads Motel reception set.

 

 

 

 

Script Front Page

(Crossroads Fanclub)

Crossroads Special Episode: Original TX: 26-12-73 (Wednesday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS “B. DAY SPECIAL” on 26-12-73 (VTR 7619)

Produced as “BD1” – a “Boxing Day Special” that could be shown in all regions

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS BD1 (Boxing Day Special) on 26-12-73

 

 

 

 

NOTE THAT THE LISTING IS THE SAME FOR ATV, ANGLIA AND  LONDON DESPITE THE FACT THAT THE LONDON REGION IS USUALLY AT DIFFERENT POINTS IN THE ONGOING STORYLINE.

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

TV Times (London)

LONDON – 6:35

 

Boxing Day is a time of festivities and hangovers in Kings Oak. But there is a surprise for Vera Downend when her parents visit her narrowboat, and another at the Motel when comedian Larry Grayson drops in unannounced.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 26-12-73) and (London for 26-12-73)

 

Script: Reg Watson (Script)

Director: Jack Barton (Script)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland) and TV Times (London)

 

TV Times (Anglia)

ANGLIA -  6:35

 

There is a surprise for Vera Downend and another at the motel when comedian Larry Grayson drops in unannounced.

TV Times (Anglia for 26-1273)

 

Source: TV Times (Anglia) - Disc

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2040: Original TX: 27-12-73 (Thursday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2040 on 27-12-73 (VTR 8003)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2040 on 27-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:15

 

A young doctor with new ideas and an established middle-aged receptionist are not always a good match. So it’s not surprising that Dr. Bruce Richardson runs into difficulties in his dealings with Mrs. Loman.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 27-12-73)

 

Writers: David Garfield, Michael G. Jackson, Tommy Rushton

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

 

TV Times (Anglia)

ANGLIA -  6:15

 

Dr. Bruce Richardson runs into difficulties in his dealings with his receptionist, Mrs. Loman

TV Times (Anglia for 27-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (Anglia) – Disc

 

TV Times (London)

LONDON -  6:15

 

Vernon Crawford makes plans to sail for South America with Grace. But at the last minute his tongue runs away with him and his secret is out.

TV Times (London for 27-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (London) - Disc

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

 

 Episode Missing

Crossroads Episode: 2041: Original TX: 28-12-73 (Friday)

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 2041 on 28-12-73 (VTR 8004)

Writing and Directing Schedule Paperwork CONFIRMS 2041 on 28-12-73 

 

TV Times (ATV/Midland)

ATV – 6:35

 

TV Times (Anglia)

ANGLIA – 6:35

 

David Hunter’s complaints about his next door neighbour, Laura Marshall, backfire -  and wreck a friendship he was eager to pursue.

TV Times (ATV / Midland for 28-12-73) and TV Times (Anglia for 28-12-73)

 

Source: TV Times (ATV/Midland)

Site Ref: MP Scrapbook

 

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