The Best Episodes Directed by Alan Rafkin
#1 - A Date with Enid
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 9
Charles has his hands full. It is pouring rain outside and everyone in the Pembroke household is confined to the house. Stan gave everyone assignments, and he is trying very hard to catch up on all those things that get postponed. There is the fireplace that needs cleaning, the bathroom that has to be re caulked. However, all these projects get interrupted when Douglas thinks he has found the love of his life in Enid, Lila's friend. The two young girls are very busy with Enid's beauty treatment. Enid d thinks she needs a great deal of improvements. But these beauty treatments can become sticky, and Charles must lend a helping hand, It is time for Stan to have a man to men talk with his son about the woes of first love and when Enid triumphantly comes down the stairs, Douglas realizes that the "new" Enid is not the girl he has a crush on. In the end, Jason's wish comes true, the entire family goes to Pizza Play land to conclude an activity filled day.
#2 - Pressure from Grandma
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 16
Charles is in charge of the Pembroke children when their parents are off on a week's vacation in Jamaica, their first one without the kids. Grandma Irene also arrives to help take care of things. She brings with her a very innovative sample of merchandise, a new kind of pizza, which she plans to launch with Charles' assistance. The offer she makes him is very tempting and Charles almost accepts it but backs out in the end, realizing that he does not need a new job. He has one already that brings him enough money to go to school, which is really all he wants. Grandma Irene decides that it would give her more privacy if she moved into an apartment close by and that she also is more than capable to handle her new pizza-selling campaign by herself.
#3 - The Wrong Guy
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 20
Charles and Buddy are excited about their very first bachelor party. At the same time, a young man whom her parents cannot stand has asked Lila out. Lila is quite desperate to date him and asks Charles for advice and for approval. Unfortunately, his support backfires on them. Lila tries to make her parents see how phony the other guy is they want her to date, and that the young man of her own choice is not trying to impress them with all sorts of lies he is honest and sincere. Douglas also has serious problems when he is kissed for the first time by a girl in his class.
#4 - Meet Grandpa
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 22
As usual, the Pembroke house is buzzing with activity. Charles and Buddy are trying very hard to find themselves summer jobs and are ecstatic when their summer job applications are accepted by a hotel at a summer resort in Pennsylvania. Jason, in the meantime, is brought home by his parents after undergoing knee surgery. At the hospital all he did was watch soap operas, which now affects his life in a very dramatic way. Douglas is trying to change his image of "skinny kid" by putting on some weight and is eating everything in sight. And, in the middle of all this coming and leaving, Jill's father "drops in" from Alaska, announcing to everyone that he is thinking of retirement, and for some reason he is having a very difficult time recognizing all the children in the Pembroke household.
#5 - Snowed In
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 17
Mr. and Mrs. Pembroke went to the movies and, on their way out to the car, they realize that in the meantime an incredible blizzard hit the city, leaving them unable to return to their home. There, Charles, the kids plus a bubbling group of Lila's girlfriends are trapped with no food in the refrigerator and no heating. Gwendolyn and Buddy come to Charles' rescue to entertain these starving kids and teenagers with a game of monopoly and some scenes of "Romeo and Juliet" which need to be rehearse for school anyway. But the pleas for spaghetti and other nutritious foods become more and more insistent and nobody knows for certain when their ordeal will end.
#7 - Mr. Brilliant
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 21
Jill Pembroke gives Charles two tickets for a Knicks' game. Charles is so excited about this special treat, and because Mrs. Pembroke always does such thoughtful things, that he thinks of a way to do something special in return. In a conversation with Buddy, the name Max Ziegler comes up. It does not mean much to Charles, but it does to Jill. Max and her went to high school together and she has been following his brilliant career ever since graduation. She thinks of him as a genius and Charles decides to call Ziegler, a.k.a. ˜Mr. Brilliant' to invite him for dinner. When Stan Pembroke finds out who the quest of honor is, he becomes quite upset, but decides to go along with it to make his wife happy. And, just as Stan predicted, Ziegler turns out to be an unpleasant, opinionated and condescending person, who ends up on the door step when Stan and Charles have taken as much as they think they can.
#8 - Jill's Decision
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 15
Charles has a million things to do before he meets Michelle Harris for coffee at the Lamplight. He hopes she will agree to have dinner with him soon -- maybe that night? Since Jill is suddenly called oh a special assignment that goes with the promotion to arts and fashion editor, Charles has to watch the children for the rest of the day. That means he will not be able to take Michelle out to dinner, but Buddy comes up with an excellent suggestion -- Buddy will pick up the seafood dinner at the restaurant, and Charles and Michelle can have an intimate dinner at home. Easier said than done - Jason is in a school play and has a problem with laughing when he comes to a certain line. Lila needs lessons in throwing a good softball - that is, not throwing like a girl. Douglas is invited to a party and just has to know how to dance. He doesn't want to look like a jerk. When Charles and Michelle finally sit down to dinner in the kitchen, the children come in and interrupt them...
#9 - Home for the Holidays
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 11
It is Christmas Eve and the Pembroke household is buzzing with activity. Grandma Irene, Stan's mother, is expected for her yearly three-week-stay with her grandchildren. Jill is cleaning an already immaculate house and wonders why her mother-in law's visit still upsets her in the same manner it did fifteen years ago! Charles is trying to console Jason who is depressed and sad to see him go. Charles plans to go home for the holidays; he will spend his vacation with his parents in Vermont. The phone rings, and Charles' dad informs him that they are completely snowed in. This news makes Jason suddenly feel much better, but Grandma Irene becomes more and more jealous of Charles. She has a long conversation with her son, Stan, and both explain their feelings to each other. Stan succeeds in helping his mother accept that Jill has her career,
#10 - Accidental Puppy
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 12
Charles, Buddy, and Gwendolyn have just returned from two days camping out in line for tickets to a Bruce Springsteen concert. They feel that it was a worthy life experience spending the night with fifteen thousand people sleeping with their heads on the curb, but it did not get them tickets to the concert. They still would give a lot to get tickets but how? Charles is still occupied with his problem when Jason and Douglas come in the back door carrying the dog. They blame each other for 'killing' the dog. All the while, the dog is very much alive, and both boys want Charles' permission to keep it. Charles agrees that they may-- just long enough until the rightful owner has been found. In the meantime, Jill and Stan have to go to a wedding, Charles has to make decisions on how to sort dirty laundry, and what to do with the two Bruce Springsteen tickets he just won by phoning a local radio station.
#11 - Don't Get Mad, Get Cooley
Coach Season 4 - Episode 3
Hayden sells Luther his old truck which soon breaks down, so Luther contacts a local news program to do a piece on Hayden in order to embarrass him. After cooler heads prevail, Luther and Coach race to get back the tape before it airs.
#12 - Hayden and Luther's Excellent Adventure
Coach Season 3 - Episode 6
Hayden and Luther get stranded out of town the night Hayden is to escort Christine to an awards banquet in her honor.
#13 - The Commotion
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 13
Charles is pushed for time; the strain shows on his face; he has to meet a deadline for his school paper. His scholarship depends on it, and he has been assigned to write the paper with someone -- his friend Buddy Lembeck. He needs to concentrate, but the noise around him is deafening. Lila has a loud conversation with her girlfriend on the telephone. Stan and Jill are arguing, and Jason and Douglas are trying to put it on tape. Furthermore, Buddy shows up and tells Charles that he has finished with his part of the assignment. Gwendolyn wants to buy a used car and she would like for Charles to look at the car for her as soon as possible - like that night! Jill rushes out of the house to review a new Chinese restaurant but comes back soon, and then resumes the argument with her husband. In the meantime, Douglas made Jason disappear through what he calls a scientific experiment. Then Charles has to explain to Douglas that you can argue with someone --or disagree -- and still love each other.
#14 - Mr. President
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 14
Charles can't find anything wrong with having a little fun in college, but Gwendolyn has a different opinion. She feels that whoever becomes class president will have an effect on campus life for the rest of the year! Why should Elliot Pembroke be able to turn college into a 'fun-till-you-drop' circus? Gwendolyn urges Charles to run for president against the fun-loving Elliot because he is running unopposed. Furthermore, the person running for office should be bright, caring, and responsible -- like Charles! With elections only a few days away, he agrees to run and challenges Elliot to a debate. When he loses, he follows the good advice from Stan and Jill to organize his campaign. Charles invites the opinion makers - the movers and shakers - to the house for a meeting, to listen to problems and to address the issues. Gwendolyn becomes his campaign manager, and Buddy agrees to help. Finally, the election results are in, and the best person won.
#15 - The Horse Show
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 14
Shirley rescues a horse from a glue factory and put it in her bedroom. The girls try to find a new home for Buttercup before she's turned into glue. In the end it's Lenny and Squiggy who save the day by finding a farm with a nice pasture who's willing to let the horse live out the remainder of its days in contentment.
#16 - The Second (Almost) Annual Shotz Talent Show
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 16
Mr. Shotz wants the girls to find a spot in the talent show for his no-talent nephew.
#18 - The Luck Stops Here
Coach Season 6 - Episode 4
Luther and Hayden have vastly different views on the reasons for the team's success.
#19 - The Day That Moses Came to Town
Coach Season 3 - Episode 3
Hayden gets jealous when the university president woos a basketball coach from Boston with promises of grandiose perks.
#20 - When Hayden Met Christine
Coach Season 3 - Episode 11
Dateless for a charity ball, Hayden flashes back four years to when he first met Christine, at the same affair.
#21 - Diamonds Are a Dentist's Best Friend
Coach Season 3 - Episode 22
Cash-poor Hayden buys Christine's engagement ring from a cut-rate jeweler/dentist.
#22 - Hurley-Burleigh
Coach Season 3 - Episode 19
On his first trip to Las Vegas, athletic director Howard wants to sow some wild oats.
#23 - Don't Go to Bed Mad
The Bob Newhart Show Season 1 - Episode 8
Bob wants to watch football every Monday night. Emily feels this is unfair: their other activities allow the couple only two nights each week to be together, and she thinks they should do something that they both enjoy. This leads to an unresolved, all-night argument that ends only when the two participants become exhausted.
#25 - Charles' Spring Break (A.K.A.: The Last Resort)
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 19
Charles and his friends, Buddy, Gwendolyn and others, save and scrape together as much money as they possibly can to spend a few days of rest and relaxation in sunny Florida. But unfortunately, as it often happens, all sorts of unexpected problems come up just before they leave and it seems that, once in Florida, Charles cannot get off the telephone with Douglas. The poor kid has fallen prey to a "junior blackmailer" and is in desperate need of money.
#29 - Christmas Brains
Coach Season 3 - Episode 12
Grinch Hayden's ex-wife unexpectedly shows up at his holiday party with a gift idea that will make all his Christmases merry: she helps him decide to reunite with Christine.
#36 - Magnificent Abscession
Coach Season 3 - Episode 2
When Hayden has to miss a game because of a bad tooth, Luther must coach via phone instructions from him.
#37 - Divorce Isn't Everything
The Mary Tyler Moore Show Season 1 - Episode 4
Mary and Rhoda find out that divorcees at the Better Luck Next Time club can get group rates on cruises and decide to join. However, Mary proves a hit with the club's members and gets elected to its board.
#38 - The Iceman Goeth
Coach Season 3 - Episode 8
Even at a victory party, and with Elaine trying to seduce him, Hayden remains depressed over his breakup with Christine.
#39 - G.I. Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie Season 1 - Episode 5
Jeannie joins the WAAF's in hopes of becoming Tony's secretary, but things dont turn out as planned.
#40 - The Pineapple Bowl (1)
Coach Season 4 - Episode 10
Hayden is beaten before he plays his first bowl game when he learns the opposing coach is his former mentor.
#41 - Rizzendough Rendezvous
Coach Season 5 - Episode 6
Hayden's enthusiasm for fund-raising threatens Luther's romance with wealthy widow Mrs. Rizzendough.
#45 - Dauber Graduates
Coach Season 3 - Episode 13
When Dauber finally graduates after eight years, Hayden promotes him to full-time coach, and their relationship changes.
#46 - Tennis, Emily?
The Bob Newhart Show Season 1 - Episode 3
Bob experiences pangs of jealousy when Emily's handsome new tennis instructor comes to see him with an emotional problem, namely, his inability to turn down the women who are all uncontrollably attracted to him.
#48 - Is This Your First Time on the Riverboat, Miss Watkins?
Coach Season 3 - Episode 4
Hayden reluctantly allows archrival Watkins to sit in on his poker night.
#49 - Requiem for a Groundskeeper
Coach Season 4 - Episode 6
Hayden receives an oddball inheritance from an acquaintance.
#50 - The Marion Kind (1)
Coach Season 3 - Episode 15
Christine persuades Luther to have lunch with the reconciling best friend who stole his girl 37 years ago.
#51 - The Bachelor Party
Coach Season 5 - Episode 8
Johnny Unitas, Dick Butkus and Bubba Smith upset Luther when they host Hayden's bachelor party.
#52 - Luthario
Coach Season 5 - Episode 19
Luther begins questioning the relationship when his romance with Lorraine heats up.
#54 - The Pineapple Bowl (2)
Coach Season 4 - Episode 11
Hayden halts pre-game hoopla after a star player is injured in a bizarre limo accident.
#56 - Cabin Fever
Coach Season 3 - Episode 9
Christine wants all her belongings out of Hayden's house, and Luther might move in next door.
#57 - Aunt Bee on TV
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 10
While the Taylors were in Hollywood, Aunt Bee won $4800 worth of prizes on a game show. She is the envy of Mayberry, until she her friends think that she's gloating about her winnings. The IRS comes to call, telling Andy that he'll have to pay over $1100 in taxes for the winnings. Aunt Bee sells most all of the prizes to pay the taxes. Worth noting in this episode is that Howard McNear (Floyd the barber), who had suffered a stroke, has a particularly shaky scene, when he's checking out Bee's new dishwasher.
#58 - Ex Plus Y/Graham and Kelly/Goldenagers
The Love Boat Season 1 - Episode 3
A divorced couple takes the cruise with new mates, and can't seem to avoid one another or stop arguing. Two adolescents develop an awkward flirtation. A senior group inadvertently interferes with its director's fledgling romance with Julie.
#59 - The Marion Kind (2)
Coach Season 3 - Episode 16
When Luther's old friend steals his girlfriend again, Hayden and Peter try to spare Luther's feelings by hiding the fact.
#60 - Retrospective (1)
Coach Season 6 - Episode 26
This is an unusual greatest moments episode. The format is an interview with Hayden about his life and work at Minnesota State. In the first of this two part series Mary Hart interviews Hayden about the beginnings of his relationship with Christine. Another unusual part of this episode is its absence of a laugh track, leaving the jokes to push themselves.
#64 - Keep Your Guard Up
The Mary Tyler Moore Show Season 1 - Episode 5
A football player turned insurance salesman applies for a job as a sportscaster and attaches himself to Mary. Mary and Rhoda discover that he hasn't had much success at anything and encourage him to pursue his dreams.
#65 - Did Someone Call Me Snorer?
Coach Season 7 - Episode 14
Hayden refuses to go quietly when Christine insists that he head off his snoring problem with a trip to a sleep therapy clinic.
#66 - Physician Impossible
Get Smart Season 5 - Episode 9
Mistaken for a doctor and his nurse, Max and 99 are kidnapped and forced to operate on a wounded gangster. CONTROL is transporting vicious killer Big Eddie Little to jail by pretending to run in a marathon with him. Little breaks away from Max, but not before Max shoots him in the shoulder. Little gets away, vowing to kill Max. Max ignores his threats and goes to visit 99 and the twins in the hospital. Dressed in hospital scrubs, Max and 99 are taken for a doctor and nurse by KAOS and taken to a remote cabin to remove the bullet from Little's shoulder. Only by pretending to remove the bullet can Max escape from the cabin alive.
#68 - Hayden Fox for Universal Jocks
Coach Season 3 - Episode 20
When Hayden discovers Christine's salary dwarfs his own, he decides to make extra cash as a spokesperson for an athletic supporter company.
#69 - The Kick-Off and the Kiss-Off
Coach Season 4 - Episode 1
Hayden's photograph appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated after his team is ranked in the top 20.
#71 - That Shouldn't Happen
Coach Season 3 - Episode 1
Hayden, ecstatic about his team being ranked top-20 for the first time, meets Christine's mother, then is shattered when his star player Bo is hurt and put on the injured list.
#72 - I Owe It All to You... But Not That Much
The Bob Newhart Show Season 1 - Episode 13
Jerry decides there is something wrong with him because he never becomes serious about any of the girls he dates. He asks Bob if he can become one of his patients. Bob agrees, but they have to abandon the plan when it begins to interfere with their friendship.
#73 - Do I Hear a Vaults?
Get Smart Season 5 - Episode 25
The Chief meets Smart at a public library to recover a book containing names and addresses of CONTROL agents. Max and Larrabee transport the book in an armored car to a bank vault, but Max accidentally locks the vault door on both the Chief and Larrabee. Guest Stars: Ned Glass, Herbert Voldand, Ann Summers, Robert Karvelas, George Sawaya
#75 - Pink Pills and Purple Parents
The Dick Van Dyke Show Season 4 - Episode 10
In a flashback to when they were first married, Laura is nervous about meeting Rob's parents. Millie gives her some pills that could help her relax, but Laura doesn't really want to try them.
#76 - Friends And Lovers
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 10
Charles and Gwendolyn decide that college itself puts enough pressure on them and they do not need the additional ones of a serious relationship. There will be plenty of time for that once they have graduated. Charles explains to Stan and Jill Pembroke that, since they are so secure in their relationship, it will only help them appreciate each other more if they go out with other people. Then Gwendolyn has to cut her chemistry studying time with Charles short because she has been asked out on a date that evening. Charles begins fighting the first symptoms of a very serious jealousy attack. Enters Buddy who wants to help his friend overcome his sorrows and doubts, but the young ladies they meet at a gathering of foreign students do not seem to fill the gap Gwendolyn has left in Charles' life. Mr. and Mrs. Pembroke also offer good and sound advice, but nothing helps much. Charles and Gwendolyn realize how much they care for each other and promise to remain friends forever.
#77 - Charles 'R' Us
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 18
No matter how hard Charles and Buddy try, between them they do not have enough cash to even think about going out on dates. There has to be a way for them to make some extra spending money. Buddy's idea of finding household helpers and training them, then placing them for a small fee may be the answer to their cash shortage. What if they could offer somebody with the Good Charleskeeping Seal of Approval? Who would be better suited to find other Charles' than Charles himself? Buddy and Charles set up appointments with prospects from their college, and Mr. and Mrs. Pembroke give them permission to hold the interviews at the house. After some exhausting screening of a number of prospects, they decide on Megan Harker. They even give her the 'torture test', which she passes. Charles can honestly recommend her to the Wilson's for the live-in helper's job. After he offers Megan his congratulations, he tells Buddy that Megan will be the only graduate from Charles Us school.
#78 - The Dentist
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 17
Laverne has a chipped tooth and goes to Shirley's dental student cousin Mikey. Laverne, as a favor to Shirley, allows Shirley's dentist cousin to fix her tooth. The only problem is he's a lousy dentist and Laverne can't let on that he's doing a terrible job as Shirley's cousin's professor is watching every move he makes.
#79 - Bus Stop
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 18
The girls take a bus to a distant city to visit two medical students who leave them stranded.
#80 - The Obstacle Course
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 20
The policeman in charge of testing the recruits thinks Shirley is too puny and weak to do the assault course, so Laverne helps Shirley train to prove him wrong. Laverne's policeman boyfriend is getting women volunteers together to form L.A.M.P. (Ladies' Auxiliary Milwaukee Police). Laverne is naturally selected, but then Shirley wants to try it too. Laverne tries to dissuade her but ends up agreeing as long as Shirley doesn't quit. When Shirley gets there, no sooner does she try the obstacle course than she fails at the first obstacle which happens to be a pool of water. Shirley runs out of the room soaking wet. Laverne finds Shirley at the Pizzabowl in the ladies room, and Shirley now wants to quit. Laverne calls Shirley a cream puff and storms out. Back at the apartment, Shirley apologizes and says she'll keep at it if Laverne will help her become more athletic. Laverne then trains Shirley in all the obstacle course events until the day of the test, Shirley manages all the obstacles
#81 - A Father and Son Reunion
Coach Season 3 - Episode 21
Hayden reunites Luther and his long-lost father.
#82 - Loonstruck
Coach Season 4 - Episode 9
The call of the loon forebodes more than Hayden expected when he agrees to speak at Burleigh's Fraternal Order of the Loon.
#83 - Return of the Marriage Killer
Coach Season 4 - Episode 13
Hayden reveals secrets about his ex-wife Beth when her new fiancÃ© (Jansen) asks him for advice.
#84 - If That's Opportunity, Don't Answer
Coach Season 4 - Episode 20
A network job offer poses Christine a dilemma: to stay in Minnesota with Hayden or move to New York.
#86 - The Stand-In
Coach Season 6 - Episode 20
Fed up with trying to increase his fertility, Hayden looks into getting a sperm donor -- quarterback Troy Aikman.
#87 - A Vision of Sugar Plums
Bewitched Season 2 - Episode 15
A repeat of Season 1 episode of the same name, this episode begins with Samantha and Darrin getting a card from the boy they took in last year for Christmas. They then have an episode-long flashback of the previous season's holiday episode.
#92 - Blue Chip Blues
Coach Season 6 - Episode 19
The Screaming Eagles try to recruit the nations top QB. The players father roomed with Haden in college. After a one on one conversation with the blue chips QB, the player admits he only plays ball to please his eager father whose own football dreams were crushed by an injury. Haden convinces to give the young perspective time to decide his own life direction.
#93 - A Vision of Sugar Plums
Bewitched Season 1 - Episode 15
Seven year old Tommy, who lives in an orphanage, is happy to spend Christmas with Gladys and Abner Kravitz. Six year old Michael, also an orphan, derides Tommy's belief in Santa Claus. When Samantha and Darrin bring him home for the holidays, their efforts to get Michael to share in the festivities of the season fail. After Michael admits that he would believe in Santa Claus if he really existed, Samantha takes Michael and Darrin on her broom-stick to the North Pole, where Michael meets Santa Claus. Later, back at home, Darrin and Michael awake. Although both feel they have dreamed the trip, Michael now believes in Santa Claus. Gladys overhears Michael tell Tommy he has met Santa Claus. When she tries to pin Tommy down, he denies that Michael has ever mentioned it. Mrs. Grange, the director of the orphanage, comes to the Stephens home with George and Sarah Johnson. At the Kravitz home, both Gladys and Abner, who are about to return Tommy to the orphanage, express their wish to have som
#94 - The Old Fish and the Shoes
Coach Season 4 - Episode 18
Christine sells Hayden's Johnny Unitas-autographed football shoes; Luther catches the biggest pike in the lake only to lose it.
#95 - Save the Wave
Coach Season 8 - Episode 18
Hayden rallies support for the team after Doris decides to move the Breakers to Los Angeles.
#97 - No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
Coach Season 4 - Episode 16
When an arrogant chauvinist millionaire insults his girlfriend in public, Hayden and Christine come to her defense.
#98 - The General's Practitioner
M*A*S*H Season 5 - Episode 20
In the midst of Hawkeye being considered, much to his distaste, for the position of a general's personal physician, Radar becomes a surrogate father to a Korean woman and her baby, until the baby's GI father returns.
#99 - Witness for the Execution
Get Smart Season 5 - Episode 19
Max is assigned to protect KAOS Agent Dietrich. Dietrich has turned informant, and will give testimony on the inner workings of KAOS that would put an end to KAOS. The only obstacle is a man name Kibbee, a ruthless KAOS assassin who has never failed an assignment. Will Max be able to protect Dietrich, and himself, from Kibbee also known as the Exterminator?
#100 - Burden of the Burleighs
Coach Season 5 - Episode 17
Hayden and Christine are driven crazy when Howard and Shirley decide to become their best friends.
#102 - Men Don't Heal
Coach Season 3 - Episode 10
Irritable over his breakup with Christine, Hayden attends a self-help group.
#104 - I Hate Barbara
Coach Season 4 - Episode 8
Hayden regrets his honesty when he tells Christine he hates her friend.
#105 - Rizzendough Revisited
Coach Season 4 - Episode 12
Hayden vies with Watkins for a benefactor's favor and her donations by leading an exercise class for seniors.
#107 - Nice Job if You Can Get It
Coach Season 6 - Episode 3
Hayden's overactive ego has him convinced that Christine's success is not her own doing.
#108 - Since My Beaver Left Me
Coach Season 4 - Episode 2
Hayden tries to console Kelly, who would rather tell it to Christine.
#110 - War of the Dopes
Coach Season 4 - Episode 14
A careless comment results in a food fight when Dauber moves into Luther's apartment building.
#114 - If She Can Make It There...
Coach Season 6 - Episode 5
Kelly's desire to work in New York upsets Hayden.
#115 - Above and Beyond the Call of Hayden
Coach Season 7 - Episode 5
Luther spends more time with Ruthanne and less with Hayden.
#119 - Oldies but Goodies/The Grass Is Always Greener/Three Stages of Love
The Love Boat Season 3 - Episode 3
An older couple finds its attempts at romance complicated by the presence of her obnoxious, golddigging daughter and his overprotective manservant. Julie's roommate from cruise director training takes a cruise with her young son. Julie and Tina each envy the life the other has chosen for herself. When Tina offers some ideas for an upcoming party, Julie resents her friend for moving in on her territory. A young couple's romance begins to fall apart because the man is obsessed with analyzing the relationship and comparing even the most minor developments to the "stages" he went through with past girlfriends.
#120 - Buzzy Money
Coach Season 5 - Episode 15
Hayden is thrilled when Kelly receives a large check from her ex-husband, until he learns her plans for the money.
#121 - The Curley O'Brien Award
Coach Season 2 - Episode 10
Hayden plans a victory party for an anticipated award.
#126 - It Should Happen to You
Coach Season 7 - Episode 2
Hayden hires an image consultant who sets out to make him a superstar.
#127 - Luther Get Your Gun
Coach Season 8 - Episode 23
Luther gets a shot at impressing Doris's high-class friends when he claims to be an expert hunter.
#128 - Guess What Happened on the Way to the Moon?
I Dream of Jeannie Season 1 - Episode 3
Tony is on a survival mission with Roger when Jeannie seems to have followed him. She then proceeds to help him in every way possible by giving him food, shelter, and finally transportation while Roger suffers in the hot, sweltering desert.
#129 - Hayden's in the Kitchen with Dinah
Coach Season 3 - Episode 5
Hayden promises to stay with a bedridden Christine, rather than attend a long-awaited team victory celebration.
#130 - Aunt Bee Takes a Job
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 13
Feeling bored and lonely in the afternoons, Aunt Bee asks Andy if it would be alright if she get an afternoon job. After looking through the want ads, she gets hired at a printing company, not knowing that her bosses are counterfeiters.
#131 - Frequent Flyers, Crossed Wires
Coach Season 4 - Episode 21
Hayden and Christine have conflicting commitments when a network premiere party is scheduled the same night as Hayden's sports banquet, at which he hopes to receive the coveted Curly O'Brien award. Out of the confusion arise a pair of resolutions: Christine decides to stay in Minnesota, while Hayden decides to move to New York to be with Christine.
#132 - Why So Happy, Hayden?
Coach Season 5 - Episode 22
Hayden attempts to recruit Tyler Roberts, the country's top high-school football player from Note Dame.
#134 - Any Place I Hang Myself is Home
Coach Season 4 - Episode 5
Hayden grudgingly agrees to go house hunting with Christine, then buys a house without consulting her.
#135 - Pros & Cons
Coach Season 7 - Episode 1
Hayden is offered a position at an unnamed pro team. He goes to New York to interview for the job. After first finding out about the offer, he doesn't tell Dauber or Luther. Finally he does and everyone becomes excited about a future in the NFL. Unfortunately Hayden is not offered the job. The show ends with Christine and Hayden discussing their unrelenting ambition that leaves them restless in Minnesota.
#136 - Bye Bye Bernecky
Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 10
Eldin's mother stops by to visit (she's a hit with the FYI staffers) and she has a letter for Eldin. The letter contains a chance for Eldin to study with a famous muralist in Spain, but it means he must leave Murphy and Avery, something he's reluctant to do, so Murphy fires him.
#137 - The Barbershop Quartet
The Andy Griffith Show Season 7 - Episode 3
The Barbershop Quartet is missing one singer when Howard develops a sore throat. Andy, much to his dismay,must bring along a chicken thief who is a great singer. Andy has deep misgivings about this fellow and whether he will actually sing or try to break free.
#138 - Home is Where the Hurt Is
The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 15
Facing the depressing prospect of returning home to Iowa to spend the holidays with her domineering parents, Carol brings her troubles to Bob's apartment. There she spends Christmas Eve pouring out the disasters of her childhood.
#139 - Jerry Robinson Crusoe
The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 13
After renewing an acquaintance with the beautiful and free-spirited Courtney Simpson, Jerry decides to give up his dental practice: he wants to follow his dreams of romance and adventure by taking Miss Simpson to Tahiti.
#142 - The Anchorman
Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 17
Jim decides to open an English pub called ""The Anchorman"" and it turns out to be a big success as a gay bar.
#144 - The Good Nephew
Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 21
Murphy is forced to hire Lansing's nephew as her new secretary. He proves to be the best one she's ever had, but only at the expense of the rest of the staff.
#145 - The Crash of 29 Years Old
The Bob Newhart Show Season 1 - Episode 16
Feeling unfulfilled as a woman, and having just passed her 29th birthday, Carol quits her job as Bob's receptionist. After having been gone for a while, Carol suddenly shows up at one of Bob's group-therapy sessions and creates a situation in which Bob finds himself more of a patient than a doctor.
#147 - Ship of Shrinks
The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 9
Bob's first literary venture turns out to be less than triumphant. His embarrassment makes him reluctant to join a convention of psychologists on a flight to Hawaii, especially when he finds out that Howard is the navigator.
#148 - McGovern: Unclothed
Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 20
When McGovern appears naked on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, Murphy is certain that Lansing will get rid of her.
#149 - Goober's Replacement
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 28
Goober goes on vacation and can't find anyone to replace him at Wally's Gas Station. His new sweetheart, Flora, who used to work at the diner is now available to fill in for him. Business booms while he is gone and she ends up with Goober's job after he quits. Flora becomes obssessed with increasing business at the station and doesn't notice that Goober hasn't been able to find anything else. It takes Andy's country logic to make her realize that she needs to have her priorities straight and make sure her sweetheart is happy!
#151 - The Morticians
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 13
Laverne has a crush on a mortician who is more interested in her dead than alive. To help her chances of getting to know the mortician better, Laverne asks Shirley to pretend she is dying.
#152 - The Slow Child
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 15
When Mrs. Babish's mentally slow daughter, Amy, comes to visit, a moving relationship soon develops between her and Lenny - despite the fact that almost everyone believes Lenny just wants to take advantage of "the slow child". But to everyone's amazement, Lenny really comes through as a thoughtful, sensitive and caring person toward Amy.
#153 - Debutante Ball
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 21
Laverne and Lenny go to a debutantes' ball where Lenny learns he is 89th in line for the Polish throne.
#154 - Breakin' Up and Makin' Up
Laverne & Shirley Season 3 - Episode 24
Laverne and Shirley try to get Frank and Edna back together after they break up when Edna's ex-husband comes to town.
#155 - Gopher's Greatest Hits/The Vacation/One Rose a Day
The Love Boat Season 3 - Episode 6
Julie is in a bind when the scheduled singer takes ill just before the ship sails. Isaac and Doc overhear Gopher singing in the shower, and Julie tries to persuade him to fill in as the entertainment. Two married sisters continue their tradition of taking a yearly cruise together. However, one of them brings along her uptight husband, who cramps their style and expresses suspicions that his wife has been cheating on him during the previous excursions. A widow finds romance with her longtime florist.
#156 - Not Now, I'm Dying/Eleanor's Return/Too Young to Love
The Love Boat Season 3 - Episode 13
A man tries to avoid a wedding by faking a terminal illness. Capt. Stubing hopes for another chance at love with his recently divorced ex-flame. Gopher must keep an eye on two teenagers posing as newlyweds.
#157 - Can We Go Home Now?
Coach Season 4 - Episode 22
The stress of a long-distance relationship troubles Hayden; Luther and Dauber refinish Hayden's game-room floor. Finally the Hayden-Christine problem is resolved when she loses her network job and returns to Minnesota.
#158 - My Best Friend's Girl
Coach Season 6 - Episode 23
Hayden and Christine have lukewarm reactions to Luther's outrageously uninhibited date.
#159 - Retrospective (2)
Coach Season 6 - Episode 27
In this second of the two-part interview with Mary Hart, the show explores Hayden's relationships with the other significant people in his life (i.e. Luther, Dauber, Howard, and his daughter). This two-part series is essentially a greatest moments episode from the first six seasons.
#160 - Judy's Turn
Coach Season 7 - Episode 4
In this Dauber centered episode, Judy returns from Romania after a trip with the woman's basketball team. Dauber is exited to see her, as it's the longest time they've ever been apart (one month). When Judy arrives, she tells Dauber that she had an affair with a Romanian man named Andre. Judy doesn't feels she can spend her life with Dauber, she breaks their two-year engagement.
#161 - Inconceivable
Coach Season 7 - Episode 6
Hayden and Christine have a major marital blowup over her seeming ""impregnability"" and the consequent mechanical nature of their recent love life. Luther gets into an unbelievable car deal with an elderly woman.
#163 - Make Room For Daddy
Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 24
Their busy schedules keep postponing the details for the various wedding activities, Murphy claims they are not pre-wedding jitters, but aren't they? Miller confronts Corky about taking their relationship to the ""next level,"" sex. Frank arranges Peter's bachelor party and when he doesn't make it, guess who shows up.
#164 - A Rat's Tale
Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 18
There is a rat running amok at FYI as they move to their new ground level studio, with a ""Window on America""; however, the animal rights activists react when Murphy is seen catching a rat on camera.
#165 - ... The More Things Stay the Same
Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 25
Frank, Jim and Murphy are all up for contract renewals as FYI celebrates the airing of its 500th broadcast and their egos go unchecked.
#166 - The Secret Life of Jim Dial
Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 11
A series of incidents, while Doris is away, make Jim the subject of a tabloid article and his co-workers begin to doubt the credibility of his side of the story.
#167 - The Education of Ernest T. Bass
The Andy Griffith Show Season 5 - Episode 4
Ernest T. Bass returns to Mayberry to get an education so his girlfriend will marry him. But when he meets his new teacher Helen, he falls in love with her. Now Andy has to help Helen give Ernest all the facts he needs, including the one about the true object of his affection.
#171 - Brown in Toyland
Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 12
Murphy joins the frenzied masses of toy shoppers, when she overhears Avery tell Santa that he wants the hottest toy on the market for Christmas. This holiday season is turning into a bummer for Corky, when nothing seems to go right.
#180 - Oh, Dale!/The Main Event/A Tasteful Affair
The Love Boat Season 1 - Episode 2
A man must pose as a woman to gain passage on the ship so that he can pursue an ex-girlfriend. A bickering married couple gets trapped in the elevator. A detective falls for a married woman whose husband has hired him to trail her.
#181 - My Fair Agent
Coach Season 7 - Episode 8
Hayden blames Christine for his sexist attitude toward an attractive co-worker.
#182 - Bo Knows
Coach Season 8 - Episode 6
The Breakers' prospect for winning games seem bleak until Hayden's star quarterback from Minnesota State shows an interest in joining the team.
#183 - The Joker Is Mild/First Time Out/Take My Granddaughter, Please
The Love Boat Season 1 - Episode 6
Julie's family friend turns to her for help reviving his sputtering standup comedy career. A meddling woman tries to interfere in her granddaughter's love life. A young man's fraternity brothers pressure him to lose his virginity during the cruise.
#184 - The Return of Barney Fife
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 17
Barney Fife returns home to Mayberry for a brief visit only to discover that his former girlfriend Thelma Lou has married. Fortunately for Barney, sweet Nettie Albright, a secret admirer from days gone by, shows up at Barney's high school reunion dance to save the day.
#185 - The Captain and the Lady/One If by Land/Centerfold
The Love Boat Season 1 - Episode 1
Captain Stubing is trapped on the cruise with his ex-wife. The future wife of a politician worries over some scandalous photos. A woman is pursued by her boyfriend at all the ship's ports of call.
#186 - Barney Runs for Sheriff
The Andy Griffith Show Season 5 - Episode 21
Andy is offered a job in Minnesota so Barney decides to run for sheriff in the upcoming election. But when Andy's job offer falls through, he returns to Mayberry to find Barney with a case of campaign fever, aiming to unseat Andy.
#189 - Working Girl
Coach Season 7 - Episode 10
Carter gives Bill Jennings an audition tape of one of his beautiful broadcasting students. Carter intends to replace Christine with a young female host to ""freshen up the show."" Carter's plan backfires as Jennings decides to replace him instead of Christine. In the midst of Hayden's celebration on Carter's firing, Carter shows up to beg Christine to help him get his job back. Christine agrees and the next morning talks with the Jennings to help Carter. In the midst of the meeting Carter bursts into the meeting and with Christine's aid he gets his job back.
#190 - Jeannie and the Marriage Caper
I Dream of Jeannie Season 1 - Episode 4
General Stone is leaving the U.S. Air Force to accept an ambassadorship overseas. He offers Tony the opportunity to come along and be his Military Attache. General Stone's daughter, Melissa, who is also Tony's fiancee, urges Tony to accept the prestigious position and move up their wedding date.
#191 - If I Had a Quarter Million Dollars
The Andy Griffith Show Season 5 - Episode 22
Barney sets up a sting operation to catch a crook who may be returning to Mayberry for some stolen loot and ends up arresting an undercover FBI agent instead. But a suspicious Andy realizes Barney's operation may not have been as far off as he thought.
#193 - Luther and Ruthanne Take the Big 12 Steps
Coach Season 7 - Episode 13
Luther and Ruthanne try to help each other shed bad habits.
#196 - The Cannon
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 11
The governor comes to town for founders day. The mobile state museum is brought to town for the event. Goober and Warren are supposed to guard the museum and end up firing the old Civil War cannon at two crooks who are attempting to burglarize the museum.
#198 - The Legend of Barney Fife
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 18
Warren gets to meet his idol Barney Fife. Barney is thrilled to have someone worship him (at long last!) but tries to sneak out of town when a real case needs to be dealt with involving an escaped convict.
#199 - A Warning from Warren
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 6
Warren is convinced he has e.s.p. and feels that Andy and Helen are in grave danger if they go to the lake. He tries to warn them but they do not take him seriously. He takes it upon himself (with Goober's help) to "protect" them.
#200 - Off to Hollywood
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 7
When Andy receives a $1000.00 dollars for the rights to a story about him - "Sheriff Without a Gun" - that will be filmed in Hollywood, he wants to put it in the bank. Opie, Aunt Bee and Helen all insist he do something fun with it. When they come up with the idea of a trip to Hollywood, the entire town gets involved in sending them off.
#201 - Doc, Be Patient/Dance With Me/Going My Way
The Love Boat Season 3 - Episode 4
A doctor who had planned on taking the cruise as a vacation cares for Doc when he comes down with the flu. He is initially a difficult patient, but soon begins to fall for his physician. A former dancer who has now opened her own school tries to convince her ex-partner to come to Germany to teach for her. He is reluctant to give up his life with his much younger (and very talented) partner/girlfriend, even though he is putting his health at risk and holding her back from a potentially successful career. A free-spirited woman invites a cab driver along on the cruise after her boyfriend stands her up.
#204 - The Gypsies
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 23
Andy orders a group of gypsies out of town after they bother the residents. They soon set up camp outside of Mayberry and place a "curse" on the area in the form of a drought. Everything's later revealed to be nothing more than a hoax, as the gypsies are using a radio to enact their scheme.
#205 - Man in the Middle
The Andy Griffith Show Season 5 - Episode 7
A lover's spat between Barney and Thelma Lou blows out of proportion and ends up involving Andy and Helen. Soon all four are not speaking and it's up to Barney to fix things, but he'll have to make up with Thelma Lou first.
#207 - A Man's Best Friend
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 12
Opie makes friends with Tommy, the new kid in town. Tommy is a bit mischevious, climbing up on the roof of Andy's building, and taking out a gun from Andy's gun rack even after Andy warns him TWICE not to. Goober gets a dog which he names "Spot" (because there are no spots). Tommy hides one of his walkie-talkies in Spot's collar and he and Opie lead Goober on to thinking that Spot can talk. The tables are turned, however, when Andy uses Tommy's love of horses to teach him a lesson.
#209 - Otis, the Artist
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 16
Warren decides that Otis needs some constructive rehabilitation activity - so he has him take up art. Otis works hard on a large mosaic of a cow that he is proud of and gives it as a gift to the Taylors. Much to Andy's embarrassment, Otis wants them to hang it up on their living room mantle!
#210 - Pilot
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 1
Scott Baio stars as Charles, a nineteen-year-old college student and live-in family helper to three energetic children on the pilot episode of MCA TV International's "CHARLES IN CHARGE." The story was written by series producer Michael Jacobs and directed by Alan Rafkin. Jill and Stan Pembroke are a working couple whose uncertain schedules propel them into hiring a nineteen-year-old college student, Charles, to move in and help them with their three children: Lila 14; Douglas, 12; and Jason, 10. It appears Charles has the perfect arrangement while he attends school and does some growing of his own with the helpful advice of his best friend, Buddy Lembeck. Charles becomes ecstatic when his dream girl, Gwendolyn Pierce, a campus beauty, accepts a date with him. However, Jill and Stan have to go out for the night, leaving Charles in charge. Buddy comes up with the perfect solution -- invite Gwendolyn to spend the evening at home with him and the children. She accepts and sends Charles int
#211 - Goober and the Art of Love
The Andy Griffith Show Season 5 - Episode 20
Goober starts to annoy Andy and Barney by hanging around during their dates with Helen and Thelma Lou. They decide to set him up with a girl he likes, only to find they now have twice the trouble.
#212 - A Baby in the House
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 25
Aunt Bee is thrilled to be able to help out her niece by babysitting her infant baby. Unfortunately the baby cries only when Aunt Bee picks her up and not when anyone else does it. This makes Aunt Bee terribly upset until a minor crisis occurs and she finally understands what she was doing wrong.
#213 - Eat Your Heart Out
The Andy Griffith Show Season 6 - Episode 24
Poor Andy Taylor. What's he to do when Goober's new sweetheart starts making cow eyes at him? What else? HEAD FOR THE HILLS! Her name is Flora Mahlerbie, Mayberry's attractive new waitress. She charms the patrons all, serves fine pies and juggles her dishes admirably all while managing to remember what the daily blueplate special is. Goober goes for her in a big way but fickle Flora has her eye on anxious Andy. Head for the hills Andy!! "Flora if you wanna be stuck on someone PLEASE be stuck on Goober cause he's crazy over you! You gonna git me in ALL kinds of trouble..."
#214 - Cousin Elliott
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 5
Charles comes home triumphant from a softball game. He is so happy with life, his job, school...Lila is getting ready for a survival trip to which Douglas was hoping to go also, all hidden in her duffel bag. Unexpectedly cousin Elliot shows up at the Pembroke house. His ideas of how to deal with children, what is permissible and what is not, does not necessarily coincide with Charles' opinions. The children drink coffee, overeat on ice cream to the point of stomach aches, Elliot even plans to take Lila - who is only fourteen years old - to a dark, smoky night club. Charles is undecided. Should he step in and stop all the "fun" or should he not get involved at all? His friend Buddy had told him that blood is thicker than water, and Elliot is family. In the end, Charles does put his foot down, and to his amazement finds out that Mr. and Mrs. Pembroke were just letting him go through this experience by himself, since they knew all along how things were going to end.
#215 - Slumber Party
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 6
Charles and Gwendolyn had a fight over something rather trivial, and suddenly he feels he doesn't want to deal with the whole WOMEN issue. He's had it with women! He looks around the Pembroke house and realizes that Lila is having all her girlfriends over for a slumber party. He is trapped in the house full of women, and although Buddy drops in and has agreed to stay with him, they are outnumbered. When he and Buddy finally escape to his room to be alone, they find that they are not alone there either.
#216 - Discipline
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 7
Stan Pembroke comes home expecting Jill to be dressed and ready to go to the Vice Presidents reception but the Pembroke home has suddenly turned into "Little Crisis Central". Lila and Douglas brought home grades from school that they are not very happy about. Even Charles and Buddy are grumbling about too much homework and too much pressure. Jill feels that she cannot just walk out of the house and leave the children without at least talking about their individual problems, but Stan maintains that he has confidence in Charles --Charles has his trust and he will resolve the problems, whatever they are! That is why Charles and Douglas have to go to Doug's school and Charles has to face the boy's teacher. A stunned Charles meets an absolutely gorgeous and fashionably dressed young woman - Ms. Susan McCoy. It turns out that she is also very knowledgeable. And during their meeting the other Pembroke children drop in, they are able to benefit from the valuable lesson.
#217 - Trick or Treat
Charles in Charge Season 1 - Episode 8
In Charles estimation, Diana Marks is a classy lady, and she has agreed to go on a Halloween date with Buddy. They had only talked with each other for a few minutes and suddenly Buddy is worried that Diana won't like him when they have to spend the evening together at the annual Halloween party given by a classmate. Buddy doesn't want to disappoint her, and he is worried that she might consider his costume not original enough. Charles is trying to be a good friend and agrees to meet Diana at the student union before the date. Charles approaches Diana, drops a book in front of her, and she picks it up and hands it to Charles with a smile. Gwendolyn witnesses the exchange by chance and is shocked and concerned. At that moment Buddy comes by and tries to explain what is going on. From then on things get a little confusing. At the end though, the evening might still turn out alright for Charles and Buddy. After all, this is Halloween -- Douglas explains -- it is a special night.