The BEST episodes directed by Hal Cooper
#2 - Today, I am a Freshman
The Brady Bunch - Season 4 - Episode 4
It's the beginning of another school year, and Marcia panics about becoming a freshman, going as far as pretending to be sick. However, after her parents see through Marcia's act, they encourage her to get involved -- but she joins every club available.Watch Now:Amazon
#3 - Walter's Problem (1) (a.k.a.) Life of the Party (1)
Maude - Season 2 - Episode 1
After a wild evening of drinking, Maude, Walter and Arthur awake to discover some oddities. First, Maude and Arthur shared a bed, second the guys trashed the living room and third, Walter made an obscene phone call to Maude's mother. Carol suggests that perhaps Walter has a drinking problem but he refuses to face that fact. Maude and Walter later get into a big argument while they are both drunk and Walter slaps her.
#4 - Jeannie & the Mad Home Wrecker
I Dream of Jeannie - Season 5 - Episode 9
The Bellows' give Tony and Jeannie an early wedding present; a grotesque looking piece of artwork. That's not all, they and others chip in to hire a redecorator to redecorate their home. As it turns out, the redecorator has no taste and Jeannie ends up redecorating their home in the blink of an eye.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#5 - Maude's Dilemma (2)
Maude - Season 1 - Episode 10
After Carol suggests an abortion, Maude begins heavy debating over the pros and cons of having a baby at her age. Walter's "what-ever-you-want" attitude has Maude having a problem deciding wheather or not to keep the baby. Ultimately, Maude takes into consideration everyone's opinion and makes a final decision, she decides not to have the baby.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#6 - Law and Disorder
The Brady Bunch - Season 4 - Episode 14
Bobby is crestfallen when he is picked to be safety monitor at school. But with Mike's and Carol's encouragement, Bobby becomes determined to do the job well but goes overboard, becoming the most unwelcome person both at school and at home.Watch Now:Amazon
#7 - This is Murder
I Dream of Jeannie - Season 1 - Episode 28
When its discovered a princess is coming to Cocoa Beach to visit NASA, Tony is chosen to escort her for 3 days. At the same time, Jeannie sees a picture of her and realizes that she is from a royal family that once cheated her family 3000 years past and Jeannie has taken an oath to kill her. Tony; trying to save the princess from harm; sends Jeannie on a quest (that will ultimately take her 3 days to complete)to get him various things that take even a genie quite a bit of time to accomplish. This plan unfortunately does not work and Jeannie shows up ahead of schedule and meets with the princess. In the end, things work out good because Jeannie and the princess have agreed the feud was childish and thus they dropped the whole thing.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#8 - Hello, Cousin Emma...Goodbye, Cousin Emma
Sanford and Son - Season 3 - Episode 24
Grady's cousin Emma comes to visit and tries to take advantage of his hospitality.
#9 - Maude Takes a Job
Maude - Season 2 - Episode 7
Maude is sky high now that she has a part-time job as a real estate agent. However, things on the home-front are not so happy as Walter, a self proclaimed old fashioned man, is not used to coming home and not having Maude to cook for him and tell his problems too. Thus, he orders her to quit her job.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - Dumped
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 17
Barbara falls in love with neighbor, Dorothy's nephew, but is surprisingly not phased when he dumps her. Dorothy and Harry have an argument when Dorothy blames Barbara for the breakup.
#11 - What's a Father to Do?
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 8
Harry makes plans to accompany Carol to see her photographs displayed in an art gallery, and also to attend a ceremony honoring Barbara with a gold medal of valor. The problem is, both events are on the same day.
#12 - Man of the Year
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 19
When Harry receives a Man of the Year award, his estranged father comes to town for the ceremony, but Harry gets upset when he learns that his father didn't think he could make it as a doctor. Carol overhears the conversation and thinks her grandfather is dying.
#13 - Florida's Affair
Maude - Season 2 - Episode 6
The lazy furnace repairman, Whitnauer, has been showing an interest in Florida and she doesn't quite know what to do about his advances. This situation ultimately causes marital problems between Florida and her husband, Henry, when he catches her dancing with the man. Meanwhile, Maude and Walter are finding it hard to get Whitnauer to hurry it up on the furnace.Watch Now:Amazon
#18 - The Will
Maude - Season 2 - Episode 11
A major argument erupts on the day that Maude and Walter are to accept a husband and wife of the year award. The reason: Maude discovers that Walter has appointed a trustee in his will and of all people, the trustee is Arthur; Maude promptly refuses to go to the banquet to accept the award.Watch Now:Amazon
#20 - A Life in the Day
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 22
Harry sees five patients: a week-old baby, a five-year-old whose father denies the boy's onset diabetes; a seven-year-old curious about sex; an eleven-year-old having the cast removed from his arm; a belligerent 14-year-old who uses drugs; and an 18-year-old picking up his medical records before going away to college. The end of the episode reveals that all of these have been the same patient at different ages.
#23 - Barbara Gets Shot
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 3
Harry tries to get Barbara to give up her police career after she is shot.
#26 - Florida's Problem
Maude - Season 1 - Episode 18
Florida is backed into a corner by her chauvinistic husband, Henry, who has picked up a second job and orders her to quit her housekeeping job at the Findlays home. Soon it begins to cause problems for Maude and Walter as Walter takes Henry's side and Maude takes Florida's.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#27 - Harry's Vacation
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 6
Harry thinks he has become a burden on Carol and Barbara when they send him away on a vacation, despite his objections.
#30 - Tears of a Clown
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 15
Carol becomes public relations director of the hospital and causes a multi-million dollar lawsuit when she reveals the mental problems of local celebrity Poko the Clown at a press conference. Charley convinces Barbara to pose as his fiance to get a promotion.
#31 - The First Time, Again
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 11
Harry is encouraged to spend a weekend alone with his girlfriend. Jeffrey Millstein's imagination runs wild after he sees a scary movie.
#32 - Blame It on the Moon
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 16
The Westons laugh when Charley says the full moon will bring love, but then realize he could be right. A rude doctor catches Harry's eye. Carol's finds romance when a man returns run-away Dreyfuss (who in turn finds love in the man's female dog). A stake-out leads Barbara into the arms of a high-school boyfriend.
#34 - Here's a Howdy-Do
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 13
Harry doesn't understand why no one likes his new girlfriend, but soon realizes they were right. When the relationship ends, Carol, who actually liked the lady, questions her own instincts.
#36 - Invisible House for Sale
I Dream of Jeannie - Season 4 - Episode 16
Following Roger's suggestion, Jeannie decides to sell the house so that Tony will have more time with her. But when Tony finds out and tells her that he does not want anyone else seeing the house, she makes it invisible.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#38 - The Greatest Invention in the World
I Dream of Jeannie - Season 2 - Episode 17
Roger convinces Tony to let Jeannie grant him a wish. Roger accidentally wishes that he hadn't dropped coffee on Tony when he accidentally does. The result is a fabric that cannot be burned, stained, or cut. Dr. Bellows witnesses the impossible destruction of the fabric and attempts to find out how Tony had concocted this great invention.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#41 - The Wallet
Maude - Season 2 - Episode 17
Maude finds a wallet on the street that belongs to a man, known for his infidelities. After Walter declares a wallet is a place of privacy for all men, she snoops into his wallet. This triggers a series of mistaken identities when she confronts a woman, Norma, whom she thinks is carrying on an affair with Walter.Watch Now:Amazon
#42 - Phillip's Problem
Maude - Season 2 - Episode 23
Maude's grandson Phillip has been behaving horribly lately and Carol does not know what to do with him. Walter quickly suggests giving him a good old fashioned spanking, but Maude is vehemently against it. However, she begins to change her mind when Carol and Chris leave for a weekend getaway.Watch Now:Amazon
#43 - Full Nest
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 12
Financial trouble forces Barbara to move back in with Harry but it's not all fun and games. A lonely Carol soon decides to move in as well.
#46 - Libby's Gift
Empty Nest - Season 1 - Episode 10
An organ that Libby ordered before dying finally arrives at the house and Harry becomes determined to learn to play it in time for his and Libby's anniversary. Barbara and Carol worry that he is going too far. A patient asks Harry for birth control.
#47 - The New Housekeeper
Maude - Season 3 - Episode 4
With Florida gone, Maude has finally decided to hire a new housekeeper. She is excited with the fact that the new one, Mrs. Naugatuck is British but quickly the two of them clash over gender roles, as Mrs. Naugatuck insists on calling Walter the master of the house and begins to pamper his every need.Watch Now:Amazon