Confusion re THE DICK CAVETT SHOW

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This is how Wikipedia breaks down the various versions of THE DICK CAVETT SHOW.



IMDb has four versions:



The 1968 series seems to encompass the first three ABC versions. The episodes listed go from 1968 to 1974, but then there's a single stray episode from 1977, which must belong to a different series.



I tried to move the stray episode to the 1975-1991 series, but the submission was rejected:

https://contribute.imdb.com/updates/update?load=190702-211555-655000



But now that I see the breakdown on Wikipedia I'm wondering why we have a series that goes from 1968-1974 (or to 1977 if you count the stray episode); a second that goes from 1975 to 1991, a third that does not have a closing date, but only has episodes from 1986; and a fourth that goes from 1989 to 1996.




I'm confused.
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J.

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Posted 7 months ago

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Michelle, Official Rep

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Hi J. -

I have filed a ticket for our Editorial team to review these separate series listings and determine the proper way to display the series, either separately as per each Network release or combined under a single TV series title page.  As soon as I have an update on the status I will confirm the details here.
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Hi J.

Thank you for your patience whilst we looked into this.

We have cleaned up the episodes on the different series now.  We are keeping some separate - based on distributor - so the several occurrences of the ABC shows are compiled on https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063894/episodes?ref_=tt_ov_epl

The CNBC run is here https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2319503/episodes?ref_=tt_ov_epl

The USA network run is here https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090419/episodes?ref_=tt_ov_epl

The PBS Late Night Run is here https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072490/episodes?ref_=tt_ov_epl

Please let us know if we have missed anything!
Thanks again!
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Interesting approach...