"The Tim Conway Show"Episode: Season 1, Episode 1Duration: 50 minutes
Premiered: September 30th, 1970 (ABC)
Episode Synopsis: Joan Crawford guest stars along with Dick Martin in a variety of comedy sketches. Tim Conway opens the show by introducing Joan and his other guest star, Dick Martin.
In Joan's first sketch, she portrays "Lilian Abbot," a stage actress who is stuck with an enamored fan (Tim Conway) who doesn't want to leave her dressing room. After trying several tactics including signing his autograph book and telling him she needs to change her clothes, she entices him to leave by having him follow a picture of herself out of the room. He sneaks back in for a moment to leave an autographed photo of himself.
In Joan's next sketch, she's a passenger on the "Last ChooChoo To China." She, along with with her fellow passengers (Conway and Martin), are all attempting to find a passenger carrying either microfilm, the Klopman Diamond, or the Maltese Falcon.
In closing, Tim Conway recites an antidote of when Joan sent him a congratulatory letter on the birth of his 6th child.
Production: This was the first episode of the show.
Joan filmed her scenes for this program during the week of September 7th, 1970.