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Celebrities from the three major television networks compete in seven events with the winning team receiving $20,000 each. The second place team wins $15,000 each, while third place wins $10,000 each.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x5
Airdate: Saturday November 18th, 1978

Director: Roger Goodman


  • Currently 6/10
6/10 (1 Vote cast)
Guest Stars
Gabe Kaplan
As Himself (ABC Team - Captain)
Recurring
Richard Hatch (1)
As Himself (ABC Team)
Recurring
Joyce DeWitt
As Herself (ABC Team)
Recurring
Debby Boone
As Herself (ABC Team)
Recurring
Billy Crystal
As Himself (ABC Team)
Recurring
Robert Urich
As Himself (ABC Team)
Recurring
Lou Ferrigno
As Himself (CBS team)
Recurring
Tim Reid
As Himself (CBS Team)
Recurring
Valerie Bertinelli
As Herself (CBS Team)
Recurring
LeVar Burton
As Himself (CBS Team)
Recurring
Charlene Tilton
As Herself (CBS Team)
Recurring
Robert Conrad
As Himself (NBC Team - Captain)
Recurring
William Shatner
As Himself (NBC Team)
Recurring
Brianne Leary
As Herself (NBC Team)
Recurring
William Devane
As Himself (NBC Team)
Recurring
Pamela Hensley
As Herself (NBC Team)
Recurring
Robin Williams
As Himself (ABC Team)
Maren Jensen
As Herself (ABC Team)
McLean Stevenson
As Himself (CBS Team - Captain)
Pat Klous
As Herself (CBS team)
David Letterman
As Himself (CBS Team)
Joseph Bottoms
As Himself (NBC Team)
Wendy Rastattar
As Herself (NBC Team)
Caskey Swaim
As Himself (NBC Team)

Guest Hosts
Frank Gifford
As Himself
Sparky Anderson
As Himself (Commissioner)
Main Cast

Recap

Swimming Relay
1st Place (NBC) - Swaim, Hensley, Devane, Leary, Bottoms
2nd Place (ABC) - Hatch, Jensen, Boone, Williams, Urich
3rd Place (CBS) - Reid, Tilton, Burton, Bertinelli, Letterman..

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Episode Notes
The events in this competition took place on the campus of Pepperdine University in Malibu California.



Warning: Battle of the Network Stars season 1 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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