The Best Episodes Directed by Jack Donohue

Lucy the Conclusion Jumper

#1 - Lucy the Conclusion Jumper

Here's Lucy Season 1 - Episode 5

Stumbling upon research notes for Kim and Don's school project on teenage marriage sets Lucy leaping before she looks and landing her and Harry in hot water at City Hall.

star 9.50
2 votes
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Ms. Liz

#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.

star 8.50
2 votes
You Can't Win 'Em All

#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.

star 8.36
9 votes
Chico and the Van

#4 - Chico and the Van

Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 6

A city ""Truent Officer"" let's say tells Chico that his van is illegal in the states, so Chico moves in with Ed.

star 8.33
3 votes
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Bird in a Gilded Cage

#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.

star 8.33
3 votes
The Invention

#6 - The Invention

Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 12

Ed creates a new invention. He decides to design training wheels for motorcycles. While trying to get the idea patented, they get swindled out of five hundred bucks for the patent process.

star 8.33
3 votes
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Lucy and Viv Put in a Shower

#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!

star 8.00
11 votes
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Long Live the Man

#8 - Long Live the Man

Chico and the Man Season 1 - Episode 22

Everyone thinks that Ed had died, and when Ed finds out about it, he gets upset because nobody had cried for him when they heard the misleading news.

star 8.00
5 votes
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Paint Job

#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.

star 8.00
4 votes
Auntie Connie

#10 - Auntie Connie

Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 3

Ed develops the hots for Chico's visiting Aunt Connie.

star 8.00
4 votes
Mister Butterfly

#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.

star 8.00
2 votes
Misfortune Teller

#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.

star 8.00
2 votes
The Juror

#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.

star 8.00
1 votes
Return of Aunt Connie

#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.

star 8.00
1 votes
Too Many Crooks

#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.

star 8.00
3 votes
The Doctor Story

#16 - The Doctor Story

Chico and the Man Season 1 - Episode 19

Ed would rather fix his aching shoulder himself than go to see a doctor.

star 7.80
5 votes
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Miss Popularity

#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.

star 7.76
11 votes
Lucy Meets the Berles

#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.)

star 7.75
4 votes
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The Giveaway

#19 - The Giveaway

Chico and the Man Season 1 - Episode 20

Chico is carrying large amounts of cash and working strange hours.

star 7.60
5 votes
Lucy's Barbershop Quartet

#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!

star 7.55
11 votes
The Show Must Go On??

#21 - The Show Must Go On??

The Brady Bunch Season 4 - Episode 7

The high school puts on a "Family Frolics" show, with Marcia and Carol performing a routine together while Greg and Mike team up for their own.

star 7.50
16 votes
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Little Old Lucy

#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...

star 7.50
4 votes
The Dream

#23 - The Dream

Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 14

Chico tries to persuade Ed to retire and move into a retirement home, but Ed will not go for it naturally.... I don't blame him (lol)

star 7.50
2 votes
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This Hallowed Garage

#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.

star 7.43
7 votes
Lucy, the Starmaker

#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.

star 7.33
6 votes
Reverand Bemis' Altar Ego

#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.

star 7.33
3 votes
Lucy Waits Up for Chris

#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.

star 7.02
64 votes
Play Gypsy

#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.

star 7.00
5 votes
The Big Brush-Off

#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.

star 7.00
2 votes
The Face Job

#30 - The Face Job

Chico and the Man Season 2 - Episode 22

Ed's public life is almost destroyed when he is offered a free face lift.

star 7.00
2 votes
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Lucy and Robert Goulet

#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.

star 6.67
3 votes
The Hypnotist

#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.

star 6.00
4 votes
Lucy, the American Mother

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Lucy's Wedding Party

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Lucy Stops a Marriage

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Lucy Goes Hawaiian (1)

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Lucy Goes Hawaiian (2)

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Chico's Padre

#38 - Chico's Padre

Chico and the Man Season 3 - Episode 15

Gilberto, Chico's father who he hasn't seen in many years, returns to Chico to try and give him a chance to better his life by living with him. Chico's father is rich.

star 0.00
0 votes
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Matchmaker, Matchmaker

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Black Tie Blues

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Ed Talks to God

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Gregory Peck Is a Rooster

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Louie's Can-Can

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Uncle Sunny

#44 - Uncle Sunny

Chico and the Man Season 3 - Episode 21

While Ed is away, his daring uncle comes to visit and throws an all-night girl party.

star 0.00
0 votes
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Who's Been Sleeping in My Car?

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Su Casa, Mi Casa?

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Charo Takes Over

#47 - Charo Takes Over

Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 9

Charo tries to drum up Ed's business by taking matters into her own hands.

star 0.00
0 votes
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Ed, the Hero

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Ed's Team

#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.

star 0.00
0 votes
Ed Brown's Car Wash

#50 - Ed Brown's Car Wash

Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 17

For her Uncle Ed, Monica decides to drum up business by having an all-girl in tight shirts and shorts car wash.

star 0.00
0 votes
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Della and Son

#51 - Della and Son

Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 18

Della tries to convince her son Tony to help her and her catering business.

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0 votes
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Help Wanted

#52 - Help Wanted

Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 19

Monica upsets Ed by getting a job at a sleazy restaraunt.

star 0.00
0 votes
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The Peeping Tom

#53 - The Peeping Tom

Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 20

Ed is falsley accused by a woman who swears that he is a peeping Tom and is watching her on a daily basis.

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0 votes
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The Hot Rock

#54 - The Hot Rock

Chico and the Man Season 4 - Episode 21

Louie comes up with an invention. He wants to make a barbecue that relies on solar energy. Enthusiascic about the idea, Ed runs to his insurance company and tries to get money to launch the idea.

star 0.00
0 votes
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