The Best Episodes Directed by Jack Donohue
#2 - Ms. Liz
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 7
Chico falls head over heels for a woman named Liz, in fact he likes her so much that he decides to marry her.
#3 - You Can't Win 'Em All
The Brady Bunch Season 4 - Episode 22
Both Bobby and Cindy have to opportunity to try out to be on a televised children's quiz show if they get a certain score on a written test. However, an overconfident Bobby doesn't study at all and fails while Cindy is chosen and her ego alienates the rest of the Brady kids.
#5 - Bird in a Gilded Cage
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 10
Ed has stirred emotions when he sees his favorite silent film actress waiting tables at a local cafe.
#7 - Lucy and Viv Put in a Shower
The Lucy Show Season 1 - Episode 18
Tired of her daughter Chris hogging the bathroom all the time, Lucy asks her neighbor Harry to install an extra shower for her. Not wanting to do the job, he hires a plumber to do it instead. Lucy nags the plumber so much that he quits, leaving Lucy and Vivian to finish the jobs themselves!
#9 - Paint Job
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 1
Ed and Chico clash over the wall of their alley for an art competition.
#10 - Auntie Connie
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 3
Ed develops the hots for Chico's visiting Aunt Connie.
#11 - Mister Butterfly
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 8
A Japenese man visits the garage claiming to be Ed's long lost son.
#12 - Misfortune Teller
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 9
Ed tries to prevent the bank from foreclosing the mortgage on his garage by visiting a fortune teller.
#13 - The Juror
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 13
Chico is assigned Jury duty, and he finds out that the defendant on his jury is actually a good friend of Ed's.
#14 - Return of Aunt Connie
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 20
Chico's Aunt Connie visits and when she does, Chico and Ed realize that she is a con artist.
#15 - Too Many Crooks
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 21
Ed, not knowing that he gave a handout to a crook, eventually Ed has all kinds of crooks from the neigborhood coming to him for a handout as well. Of course it is money they are after.
#17 - Miss Popularity
The Brady Bunch Season 5 - Episode 13
Jan is competing in a popularity contest at school. However, she finds herself making promises to her classmates that she can't keep.
#18 - Lucy Meets the Berles
The Lucy Show Season 6 - Episode 1
Needing some extra money, Lucy takes a part-time job as the secretary for Milton Berle. While Working for Mr. Berle, she suspects that he is having an affair and does the best she can to stop him in his tracks. (This synopsis is from the Front Row Features DVD.)
#19 - The Giveaway
Chico and the Man Season 1 - Episode 20
Chico is carrying large amounts of cash and working strange hours.
#20 - Lucy's Barbershop Quartet
The Lucy Show Season 1 - Episode 19
When one of the members of Vivian's Barbershop Quartet drops out, Lucy naturally wants to take her place. Vivian agrees, and now it's up to Lucy to learn how to sing before a big singing contest in Albany!
#22 - Little Old Lucy
The Lucy Show Season 6 - Episode 7
Lucy and Mr. Mooney are sent to pick up Mr. Heatherington, the wealthy bank president, from the airport, and the gentleman finds that Lucy strikes his fancy. So when Mr. Mooney neglects to find a lady for Mr. Heatherington to escort to that evening's banquet, Lucy is given the job. But to her dismay, she's forced to dress up as a little old lady. As it turn's out, little old Lucy strikes perverse Mr. Heatherington's fancy more than the younger Lucy...
#24 - This Hallowed Garage
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 2
The City plans to demolish Ed's garage to open a newer, more enhanced power gas station.
#25 - Lucy, the Starmaker
The Lucy Show Season 6 - Episode 4
A young man wants a career in the music, but his uncle insists he learn the banking business. Lucy arranges for an impromptu audition with a record producer in the bank's lobby.
#26 - Reverand Bemis' Altar Ego
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 16
After Chico guest preaches a good sermon at Bemis' church. The people find out that they would rather have Chico preach instead of the Reverend Bemis.
#27 - Lucy Waits Up for Chris
The Lucy Show Season 1 - Episode 1
When Lucy waits up for her daughter Chris to return from a date, the fourteen-year old girl is mightly embarrassed. Lucy promises never to do it again, but can't help herself. To not be discovered, Lucy accidentally locks herself out of the house and has to enter by the only means available; a trampoline.
#28 - Play Gypsy
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 4
Ed meets a Gypsy who wants Ed to train him on how to be a good mechanic.
#29 - The Big Brush-Off
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 17
Chico is having some women problems. A girl that he likes will not go out with Chico because he looks too much like her ex-fiance.
#31 - Lucy and Robert Goulet
The Lucy Show Season 6 - Episode 8
When a poor trucker Chuck Willis(Robert Goulet) gets turned down by the bank for a loan, Lucy decides to help him out by entering him in a Robert Goulet lookalike contest. When he loses the contest, Lucy decides to take matters into her own hands.
#32 - The Hypnotist
Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 15
Chico, not realizing his own strength, hypnotizes Ed and leads him to marrying Flora.
#33 - Lucy, the American Mother
Here's Lucy Season 3 - Episode 7
Craig produces a documentary focusing on his mother and family. Chaos ensues when Lucy leaves money in a library book that she has returned, and goes through shelf after shelf of books.
#34 - Lucy's Wedding Party
Here's Lucy Season 3 - Episode 8
While Uncle Harry is away at his college reunion, Lucy borrows his home for a Greek couple's wedding.
#35 - Lucy Stops a Marriage
Here's Lucy Season 3 - Episode 16
Lucy assumes that Harry is broke and marrying a rich woman for her money. She schemes to break up the union before it can happen.
#36 - Lucy Goes Hawaiian (1)
Here's Lucy Season 3 - Episode 23
Lucy is working her way to Hawaii as social director on an ocean liner, and ends up convincing Harry to pay for Kim and Craig to come along too. To her surprise, her old friend Vivian is also on board the ship.
#37 - Lucy Goes Hawaiian (2)
Here's Lucy Season 3 - Episode 24
Lucy, Harry, Vivian and the kids put on a show on the cruise ship.
#39 - Matchmaker, Matchmaker
Chico and the Man Season 3 - Episode 16
Della plays matchmaker at trying to set Ed up with a woman. However when Ed gets word that Della did the matchmaking, he immediately wants to call the whole thing off.
#40 - Black Tie Blues
Chico and the Man Season 3 - Episode 17
Della wants to attend a formal dance and needs a host to go with her. Nobody wants to go, (Chico, Louie, and Ed) so they all try and find ways to get out of it.
#41 - Ed Talks to God
Chico and the Man Season 3 - Episode 18
Ed does not feel like appearing at his own birthday party. Chico however tries to find a way for Ed to go, so he gets ahold of a good old friend of Ed's and has him impersonate the voice of God by hooking sound equipment and a microphone all over the garage.
#42 - Gregory Peck Is a Rooster
Chico and the Man Season 3 - Episode 19
Ed sells a rooster that belongs to him, but when he finds out that the rooster's purpose is to cockfight, he tries to get the bird back.
#43 - Louie's Can-Can
Chico and the Man Season 3 - Episode 20
Louie hires Ed to be a garbage truck driver, after he is forced to retire his job and decides to open his own garbage collecting business.
#45 - Who's Been Sleeping in My Car?
Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 1
Ed who returns from Mexico, learns that he has an 11 year old stowaway in the back of his car. This little kid is determined to stay with Ed in the USA.
#46 - Su Casa, Mi Casa?
Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 2
Ed waits for word from Raul's parents. Later, Ed finds out that Raul is an orphan and needs a parent.
#48 - Ed, the Hero
Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 10
On a class report, Ed writes about Ed. He writes that Ed fixes poor people's cars for free. When word gets out, Poor folks from all over the neigborhood swamp Ed with trying to get thier cars fixed.
#49 - Ed's Team
Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 11
Raul wants to join a basketball team and he can if Ed sponsors it, so that is what he does.