The Best Episodes Directed by John Bowab
#1 - Hangin' with Mrs. Cooper
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 22
Mark mother comes to visit him because she wants to start working and get out of the house but Mark dosen't want her too so he calls his father so he can try and get her back. Mark finds out that his mother is a great teacher after P.J made her subsitute his English class after he called in sick. Mark doesn't like it so he runs over to the school and finds Earvin and Andre and the rest of the class looking at dirty pictures. He takes them. Then his mother comes in he tries to hide but she sees him. When she starts teaching he realizes that she's a good teacher. At dinner Mark father comes and talks to his mother and they get back togther. Nicole writes an ad in the newspaper so she can get her mother a date for Mother's Day. Tyler comes over and gives Geneva a piece of string for Mother's Day because she been so nice to him. At the end of the show Nicole's gift (a man) comes and Geneva grabs him by his tie and rushes out the door. At the end of the episode Mark gets his Mom to cook for
#3 - Road to Nowhere
Grace Under Fire Season 4 - Episode 7
Grace and Nadine get an invitation to their twentieth reunion and they recall a trip to see Earth, Wind and Fire and decide to repeat the event. They borrow the pharmacy's delivery van (which is full of drugs), as Grace goes speeding down the highway.
#11 - Dating Buddies
Grace Under Fire Season 4 - Episode 5
Russell and Grace think everyone's life is more exciting than theirs, so they decide to go on a date together. The refinery gets rid of everyone as employees, but hires them back as 'independent contractors', meaning a slight raise but no benefits. Grace makes plans to go out with the smarmy guy she met while out with Russell, but that's only his bar personality. He's actually well-read, nice, interested in kids, etc.
#13 - Another Saturday Night
Living Single Season 2 - Episode 22
Kyle is thrilled when he is asked to serve as escort to a beautiful princess who is doing business with his company, but finds that security precautions cramp his style. Overton enlists the help of Khadijah and ""secret weapon"" Synclaire to gain revenge on a pair of pool hustlers. Regine exposes Max's jealousy concerning Kyle and the princess by claiming that the two are pictured in the society pages. She cackles when Max tears through the paper. Max announces that she will ease Regine's boredom by taking her along to watch Max get a tattoo, but her bravado fades considerably when she sees the needles. Tag: Kyle says good night to Hellura's bodyguard after date.
#16 - Dreamgirl
The Wayans Bros. Season 5 - Episode 20
A famous singer finds Shawn's indifference irresistible, and he and Marlon find themselves competing for her affections.
#22 - Quentin Returns
Grace Under Fire Season 4 - Episode 3
Quentin returns from spending the summer with Jimmy in Ohio. He upset that his father made him return to Grace's and believes it's because Jimmy was tired of being 'daddy'. Grace tries to get Jimmy to repair things by talking to Quentin, but Jimmy has decided to move back to be closer to the kids.
#23 - Neither a Borrower or a Roofer Be
Grace Under Fire Season 4 - Episode 2
Wade inspects Grace's new house and says it's in bad shape. Russell lends her the money to take care of it. Jean also offers to lend the money for the roof and can be considered rent if Grace will let her move in. Grace discovers that Jean has been lying about her full social life, so invites her to move in.
#26 - Guess Who's Coming Forever?
Who's the Boss? Season 1 - Episode 14
Mona has been evicted from her apartment and begins looking for a new home. She takes Tony's suggestion to convert the loft above Angela's garage into an apartment. Angela is not happy about the new arrangements.
#29 - Brother Can You Spare A Dime?
The Wayans Bros. Season 5 - Episode 1
Amazing as it sounds, Marlon has an acting gig and Shawn is the one hard up for cash. With the newsstand still out of circulation, Shawn has do some major maneuvering to get a little money out of Marlon.
#31 - With a Little Help From My Friends
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 18
Blair is concerned when she discovers her date is doing cocaine.
#32 - The Last Drive-In
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 22
The local drive-in theatre is closing and the girls decide to pay it one last visit on the final night it's open. However, chaos reigns when people begin to loot the theatre and Blair gets into a cat fight.
#33 - Prom Fright
The Wayans Bros. Season 4 - Episode 2
Shawn comes to the conclusion that all of his relationship problems can be traced back to the prom date who stood him up. Marlon helps Shawn reenact his traumatic senior prom after the elder Williams brother's fear of commitment causes him to lose yet another girlfriend.
#35 - Old Man Gatlin'
Benson Season 1 - Episode 20
When the governor's loudmouth father visits, it's up to Benson to keep him in check during an important speech.
#36 - This Sold House
Grace Under Fire Season 4 - Episode 1
When Grace finishes painting the house, the landlord decides it will never look better so it's time to sell it. The house of the recently-deceased neighbor is also for sale, for about half the price. Grace decides to buy it.
#37 - Theo and the Kids (1)
The Cosby Show Season 7 - Episode 25
Theo, who is majoring in pediatric psychology, begins an internship as a junior counselor at the community center; he soon suspects that one of the children there is dyslexic. First appearances of Merlin Santana as Stanley and Eugene Byrd as Eugene.
#40 - Talk, Talk, Talk
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 10
While working at the campus radio station, Jo finds herself needing to fill 5 hours of air time. Things start off on a bad note, when she can't find a key to the record cabinet, which leads, Natalie, Tootie, Blair and Mrs. Garrett to come to her rescue.
#42 - Christmas in the Big House
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 13
For the Christmas season, Blair and some of her snobby friends plan on putting on a Christmas show at a home for boys. Her Christmas spirit quickly changes when she discovers that the home for boys is really a home for convicts.
#44 - Our Very First Christmas Show
Full House Season 2 - Episode 9
Teaser: Having a family photo taken for a Christmas card. Main Synopsis: The family is on a flight to Colorado to spend Christmas with some relatives, and this is a trip that Danny has spent months planning -- but on the way to Colorado, a blizzard forces an emergency landing at an unfamiliar airport. The family is forced to spend Christmas in the baggage claim room, where everyone thinks Christmas is ruined this time around. Among the things that happen here are: Jesse's father Nick tries to get Jesse to kiss Becky under a mistletoe, D.J. is upset that the gifts that the family brought along on the flight with them are missing, and Michelle is afraid of Lionel, a man who made her cry on the airplane. Jesse, becoming ever so frustrated by everyone's sour attitudes, speaks to the people in the baggage claim room about the real meaning of Christmas, then Santa Claus shows up and shows the family where the missing gifts are, and it turns out that Lionel is Santa Claus.
#47 - Me and Eleanor
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 14
A no-win situation: Tootie asks Natalie for an honest opinion of her dreadful one-woman play about Eleanor Roosevelt.
#48 - Two Guys From Appleton
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 17
Mrs. Garrett receives a visit from the high-school sweetheart she ran out on, and she's swept off her feet all over again.
#50 - Romeo & J'Leeta
The Wayans Bros. Season 5 - Episode 4
The battle between restaurateurs Pops and Rick heats up in this new episode. Nasty rumors add extra heat to their ongoing feud, but a ""Romeo and Juliet"" situation arises. Shawn starts dating Rick's daughter, something that definitely doesn't please Pops. Family arguments then raise the stakes.
#52 - Eye on Angela
Who's the Boss? Season 1 - Episode 17
A local news reporter, Bobbi Barnes, wants to do a story on the daily life of Angela. But when a series of innocent mix-ups leads Tony and Angela to wake up in the same bed, Bobbi's camera crew is waiting in the hall to capture the scene. Bobbi thinks she has a juicy story for her show, but Mona has other ideas.
#53 - Raw Talent
Living Single Season 2 - Episode 24
Synclaire is offered a role in a play about a group of strangers waiting for an ATM. The quirky director decides that the perfect ending for the play would be for Synclaire to scamper across the stage in the nude. Synclaire is unsure about showing her ""ta-ta's"" on stage, but Overton tells her that the decision is hers alone. Synclaire is prepared to back out of the play, but changes her mind when she sees a poster that refers to her as the star. Max refuses to believe that Khadijah is friends with Vinnie of the rap group Naughty By Nature, even after Regine confirms her story. (She says that Vinnie used to look up Regine's dress and made her eat flies when they were children.) Max mocks Khadijah when she can't get in touch with Vinnie, but is speechless when the group shows up on Khadijah's doorstep. Max hits on Treach, but finds that he is ""too freaky"" for her, and the group agrees to attend Synclaire's play (after learning there is nudity involved). Tag: Slow-motion replay of Synclai
#54 - Odd Man Out
The Wayans Bros. Season 4 - Episode 6
Marlon is on the receiving end of a number of childish practical jokes after Shawn's old high-school buddy Terrell returns. But Marlon thinks the biggest joke may be on Shawn, who keeps loaning money to his supposedly well-off friend.
#55 - The More Things Change
Empty Nest Season 1 - Episode 18
The hospital's new owner forces Harry to move his practice after 25 years in the same office. Meanwhile, Carol tries to amend the past after reading Emily's old diary and Charley tries out a new look.
#58 - The Kiss
The Wayans Bros. Season 5 - Episode 7
Shawn and Dee get together at a concert by Missy ""Misdemeanor"" Elliott for dancing -- and more. They may or may not have slept together, but Marlon has a tape of them in bed and it's going to air on TV, on America's Video Bloopers.
#59 - A Little Romance
Full House Season 2 - Episode 11
Teaser:The guys sing a bedtime song for Michelle. Main Synopsis:D.J. has her first boyfriend, Michael Montfort, but D.J. is crushed when Michael leaves her for Kathy Santoni, because Michael believes Kathy is prettier than D.J. is. Meanwhile, Becky and Danny are hosting a charity event where eligible bachelors are auctioned off to women who want a date with them. Three of the participating bachelors are Danny, Jesse, and Joey. Jesse ends up receiving the highest bid of them all -- from a very jealous Becky.
#70 - Tanner vs. Gibbler
Full House Season 2 - Episode 2
Teaser: Jesse and Joey can't get Michelle to stay in her crib. Main Synopsis: It's Kimmy's 12th birthday, and D.J. has planned a surprise birthday party for Kimmy. When Stephanie slips up and mentions the party to Kimmy, Kimmy decides to bring her new friends Nina and Melissa, two older girls, to the party with her. Upon arriving, all Nina and Melissa want to do is invite a bunch of friends over to trash the house, so when D.J. kicks Nina and Melissa out of the house for even thinking about trashing the house, Kimmy abandons the party and goes to the mall with Nina and Melissa, and this starts a feud between D.J. and Kimmy. With help from Jesse and Joey, D.J. and Kimmy end their feud, as Kimmy realizes that D.J. doesn't want her to forget who her real friends are. Meanwhile, Danny is removed from his job as a sportscaster at the TV station, because the station has created a new morning show titled "Wake Up, San Francisco", and they need two people to host the new show. Danny is named a
#71 - E.G.O.C. (Edna Garrett on Campus)
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 8
Mrs. Garrett enrolls in a Shakespeare class, but worries that she might neglect her business and have trouble fitting in with the college crowd.
#72 - School Daze
Living Single Season 2 - Episode 6
In the hopes of spending more time with Synclaire, Overton enrolls in the art appreciation class she is taking at the night school. When the teacher marvels over one of Overton's first observations, he begins to hog the spotlight, leaving prize pupil Synclaire feeling crowded and unappreciated. She asks Overton to drop the class, but he refuses, as he feels he has uncovered a new talent. After Synclaire skips the class, Overton is overcome with guilt. Synclaire explains that she needs a place to call her own, as she is overshadowed at home and work. Overton agrees to drop the class, but decides to take an architecture course because he had enjoyed being back in school so much. Kyle places Khadijah on a strict budget to help solve her financial woes. Khadijah can't handle the prospect of buying generic foods and going without luxuries such as videos and microwave popcorn. Tag: Synclaire paints a portrait of her friends.
#73 - Doo-Wah
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 7
Andy enters the girls in a contest through a teen magazine that if they win, they could sing backup to El DeBarge. First, however, they must produce a demo tape of their singing talent.
#77 - The Ratings Game
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 7
Blair's computerized date-rating system is the focus when she makes a bet with Jo dealing with whether or not the system really works. However, when Beverly Ann accidentally erases a disk, Jo tampers with some of the ratings.
#78 - Seven Little Indians
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 12
In this fantasy episode, a cross between "The Twilight Zone" and a horror film, the crew finds themselves being murdered, one by one, until only Tootie is left to confront the killer. The episode is narrated by a Rod Serling lookalike.
#80 - Into the Frying Pan
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 2
The girls try to hire a contractor to rebuild Edna's Edibles into their new business. After interviewing a string, they hire George Burnett, who's inexpensive, but he soon proves to be easily sidetracked from his work.
#83 - Vicki's Homecoming
Small Wonder Season 1 - Episode 1
Ted Lawson introduces his family to V.I.C.I. or the Voice Input Child Identicant: a secretly constructed robotic domestic aide in the form of a ten-year-old girl.
#85 - Post-Christmas Card
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 14
As a post-Christmas gift, Natalie gets her first credit card, and promptly goes on a spending spree.
#87 - Pal Joey
Full House Season 2 - Episode 15
Teaser: D.J. tries to tell Michelle who's cute and who's not. Main Synopsis:A little over a year and a half ago, when Jesse and Joey moved into the house, Jesse and Joey didn't exactly get along with each other very well at the beginning, but since then, they have become good friends, and it's making Danny feel left out because lately, Joey has been taking Danny for granted. When Danny confronts Joey, they remember the day they became friends back in the 5th grade on February 23, 1968, when they protected each other from a bully named Sheldon. When Danny and Joey head to the school where this happened 21 years ago, they literally unearth the pledge they signed, which was a pledge to always be friends. Joey apologizes for taking their friendship for granted, and then he and Danny call Jesse to the school so Jesse can add his name to the pledge. Meanwhile, Stephanie's friend Harry has a crush on D.J., leading Stephanie to accuse D.J. of stealing her friend.
#88 - The Rich Aren't Different
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 12
Jo borrows one of Blair's watches and later breaks it. Jo's lack of remorse is what sends Blair to some serious action, she hauls Jo into small claims court. Meanwhile, Mrs. Garrett is having a hard time studying for her algebra class.
#89 - The Shawn-Shank Redemption
The Wayans Bros. Season 1 - Episode 8
Shawn and Marlon get involved in another fine mess when they get sidetracked en route to paying their overdue parking tickets and wind up in a holding pen with several tough-looking guys.
#91 - Flash Flood
The Facts of Life Season 1 - Episode 9
A flood prompts Blair and Tootie to race out to the stables to save some animals. However, the dam breaks and Blair and Tootie are in danger of being washed away. Mr. Bradley comes to the rescue, causing Blair to develop a crush on him.
#92 - With This Ring?
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 1
18-year-old Vanessa reveals that she has been engaged to a 29-year-old man for six months.
#93 - Men for All Seasons
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 5
Natalie's boyfriend appears in a popular beefcake calendar of the Langley swim team, a calendar that is frowned upon by the college board of regents.
#94 - Atlantic City
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 19
The girls are in Atlantic City for a long weekend, where Blair gets gambling fever and Jo hopes to be reunited with Flyman, the rock star she met on spring break in Fort Lauderdale.
#95 - Clair's Place
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 12
As Christmas approaches, Clair gets a wonderful present: the completion of her special room.
#96 - Teenage Marriage (Part 2)
The Facts of Life Season 2 - Episode 8
Jo is unsure about Eddie's marriage proposal but finally decides to accept, despite the feelings of Mrs. Garrett, Blair, Natalie and Tootie.
#97 - Particles in Motion
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 3
During his first parent-counselor meeting, Theo connects with a single mother.
#98 - The Interview Show
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 26
A former Eastland girl, now an author, interviews the girls for her latest book she's writing. In the interviews the girls each open up about their friendships and school life.
#99 - A Winter's Tale
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 16
The girls are snowed in at a ski cabin with three guys preparing a bachelor party, but the groom is ready to call off the wedding when he gets a look at Blair.
#100 - Cupid's Revenge
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 17
Cupid can be perverse: all the girls old boyfriends happen to show up just before the Valentine's Day dance.
#102 - Bring Me the Lip Gloss of Deirdre Arpelle
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 15
To make Rudy jealous and force Stanley out of the picture, Kenny pretends he is dating another girl.
#103 - The Reunion
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 17
George gets Blair to pose as his fiancee at his high school reunion in order to make an ex-classmate jealous that she never gave him the light of day. However, the unexpected prompts Jo to go in Blair's place.
#104 - Some Gifts Aren't Deductible
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 23
Kenny turns to Rudy and Cliff for help after lying to his girlfriend about plans for her birthday party.
#105 - Sex Symbol
The Facts of Life Season 2 - Episode 11
Natalie hits it off with Neil, a boy she meets at a dance, and they later begin studying together. However, rumors spread that Natalie and Neil did more than just study, which brings on calls from a number of boys who want to "study" with Natalie. Natalie encourages these rumors when she goes out with the boys after teasing from Blair, Jo and Tootie.
#106 - Bought and Sold
The Facts of Life Season 2 - Episode 13
Blair is selling Countess Calvet cosmetics and enlists Natalie's help and turns her into a walking billboard. Countess Calvet (Zsa Zsa Gabor) makes a surprise appearance at Eastland to meet Blair.
#107 - Come Back to the Truck Stop, Natalie Green, Natalie Green
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 8
While waiting for a bus, Natalie thinks she could get some inspiration on something to write about in a diner. Failing to find anything of interest, she begins writing a wild story, that takes place in the diner involving, Blair, Jo, Tootie, Mrs. Garrett and George.
#109 - Marlon Joins A Cult
The Wayans Bros. Season 5 - Episode 10
Marlon's family must rescue him when he falls in with a cult after signing up for a class. Marlon thinks he's signed up for an acting seminar to help with focus training, but he's really joined a cult called the Inner Light Institute.
#111 - Emily Dickinson
The Facts of Life Season 1 - Episode 6
Blair is so caught up with her latest boyfriend that she forgets to write a poem for English class. So at the last minute she plagiarizes a poem by Emily Dickinson and turns it in as her own. Things get worse when she's the only one who gets an A and Mr. Bradley enters her poem in a contest.
#112 - What Price Glory?
Bosom Buddies Season 1 - Episode 5
Kip and Henry have to compromise their morals to compete with Marty Bursky, the office boot-licker, for a prestigious new account, Dr. Bob.
#113 - Dear Apple
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 9
Jo discusses her friendship with Blair...with a computer.
#114 - Cliff Gets Jilted
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 18
Cliff is devastated to hear that Vanessa and Dabnis have broken their engagement.
#115 - Mr. Badwrench
Family Matters Season 1 - Episode 6
Self-proclaimed handyman Carl decides to install a shower in Mother Winslow's quarters while she's out of town.
#116 - Ballroom Dance
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 12
Jo takes up ballroom dance lessons and becomes determined to do a good job at an upcoming recital despite chaotic lessons and a clutzy dance partner.
#117 - Rachel's First Date
Family Matters Season 1 - Episode 4
The Winslows finally get to be alone together when Rachel accepts a date with a man from the church choir.
#118 - Concentration
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 18
On the day Blair is to accept an award, she encounters two burdens. First, she's stuck babysitting her baby brother and second she becomes trapped in an elevator, where she learns an important lesson from a concentration camp survivor.
#119 - The Apartment
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 24
Natalie and Tootie find that privacy is at a premium in their one-room apartment, which doubles as a roach resort.
#120 - The Wedding Day
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 8
Jo offers to marry an illegal alien in order to keep the man from being deported.
#121 - Golden Oldies
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 11
Imagine the whole gang the same people the same place, 40 years from now.
#123 - There's No Place Like This Home
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 2
While Cliff plans to add a new room to the house for Clair's private use. Sondra and Elvin are about to purchase their first home.
#124 - Man in the Attic
The Facts of Life Season 6 - Episode 21
Kevin, forced to leave his apartment, moves into the attic of Edna's Edibles and makes a move on Jo.
#125 - The Graduate
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 23
Tootie plans to join a road show after graduation despite her parents' objections, while Natalie plans to find an apartment where she can write in peace.
#126 - Rumor Has It
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 3
Blair's after-hours visit with a professor reputed to be a womanizer stirs up a storm of vicious rumors on campus.
#127 - Another Room
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 4
Fed up with having no privacy, Jo considers moving out, until Beverly Ann suggests remodeling the attic into a room. However, the construction costs divided by the four girls cause Jo to make a sacrifice when she can't come up with her share.
#128 - Kip and Sonny's Date
Bosom Buddies Season 1 - Episode 6
Kip's date with Sonny turns into a disaster, thanks to his nervousness and Henry's date, Cecily - Ruth's niece and a recent devotee of punk rock.
#129 - Dieting
The Facts of Life Season 1 - Episode 7
Sue Ann takes Blair's comments about her weight too seriously, and to prepare for a blind date that will involve swimming, Sue Ann goes on a starvation diet and collapses. Mrs. Garrett also diets to fit into a new dress.
#130 - Grand Opening
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 3
The girls finally open their new shop, which is called, Over Our Heads, which sells a mixture of trendy, nostalgic memorabilia. However, the opening day may be the closing day, when they don't get quite the reception they were hoping for.
#131 - Christmas Baby
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 13
A very pregnant Monica comes to the house on Christmas Eve, where she ends up in labor and gives birth to Bailey, her third child, on Christmas morning.
#132 - Ex Marks the Spot
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 20
Beverly Ann's ex shows up unexpectedly, hoping for a reconciliation.
#133 - Younger Than Springtime
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 21
Jo is unhappy that Blair is playing matchmaker for Jo's lonely father, but she's really upset with the final results.
#134 - Sweet Charity
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 5
Jo takes a job in social work at a community center that, she learns, has no funds to pay her salary.
#135 - Episode 44
Soap Season 2 - Episode 19
Jessica tells Chester about her affair with Donohue. Billy runs into a former classmate who has joined a religious cult. Eunice visits Dutch in prison. Danny and Jodie engineer a reconciliation between Burt and Mary. Something strange is going on in the Tate nursery.
#136 - The Agent
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 16
Tootie and Blair give an aspiring comic a career boost by staging a performance attended by Jim McCawley, talent coordinator of "The Tonight Show."
#137 - The Greek Connection
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 13
Assigned by the paper to get the inside dirt on Pledge Week at Langley, Natalie crashes the rush party of the sorority Tootie wants to join.
#138 - Down and Out in Malibu (1)
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 1
Jo is jobless and apartmentless in Malibu, where Richard Moll just happens to need a house sitter.
#139 - A Thousand Frowns
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 12
Andy latches on to a "big brother," who's living for today because tomorrow may never come.
#140 - The Infantry Has Landed (and They've Fallen Off the Roof)
The Cosby Show Season 7 - Episode 9
Rudy gets her first period. Clair plans "Women's day" where she goes out alone with Rudy and answers any questions she has, but Rudy refuses to talk. Keith Diamond as Danny.
#141 - The Lady Who Came to Dinner
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 20
The girls surprise Blair on her birthday with a party featuring singer and dancer Betty Kean who, like "The Man Who Came to Dinner," stays on and on and on.
#142 - On the Edge
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 21
Jo's job at the social services center gets a bit hairy when her supervisor, a suicide prevention counselor, threatens to leap off a building.
#143 - Olivia Comes Out of the Closet
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 10
Olivia tries to delay Martin's return to Asia.
#144 - The Facts of Love
The Facts of Life Season 1 - Episode 8
Mrs. Garrett teaches a sex-education class, but her approach clashes with Mr. Bradley's more conservative ideas. Blair takes the ideas from class and experiments with her latest boyfriend, Steve.
#145 - Cliff and Theo Come Clean
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 19
Theo turns down a corporate job offer in San Francisco to attend graduate school at NYU.
#146 - We Get Letters
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 11
Mrs. Garrett's old friend, Gwen comes to town for a visit with her old gossip buddy, but she also comes to town to confront Edna about the affair Gwen thinks she had with her late husband.
#147 - Out of Peekskill (1)
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 1
Mrs. Garrett must decided between her two loves, the girls or Bruce, a man she falls for and who asks her to go to Africa with him.
#148 - Off-Broadway Baby
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 5
Beverly Ann and the girls head for New York, when Tootie decides to audition for her first Broadway show. However, when she arrives, she quickly learns that she has plenty of competition working against her.
#149 - Down and Out in Malibu (2)
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 2
Richard Moll returns to the home he left in Jo's care to find it's been flooded: someone left the water running in the hot tub.
#150 - Something in Common
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 13
It's not music to his ears when Jo's dad learns that her boyfriend plays piano at a dinner joint.
#151 - Before the Fall
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 4
Natalie jumps at the chance to do an inside story on ROTC and then learns she'll also have to jump from a plane.
#152 - Adventures in Baileysitting
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 9
Babysitter Blair leaves her sister with the others while she attends a tea, and returns to find they somehow misplaced her.
#153 - Till Marriage Do Us Part
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 19
Rick proposes to Jo in his own crazy way, and everyone anticipates a wedding everyone, that is, except Jo, who still hasn't accepted.
#154 - The Beginning of the End
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 23
Blair buys Eastland to save it from bankruptcy, and then must find a new headmaster and lots of new students.
#155 - The Beginning of the Beginning
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 24
As the new headmistress, Blair starts whipping Eastland students into shape, and she's particularly challenged by one who seems determined to get expelled.
#157 - Stake-Out Blues
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 15
The police want to stake out the shop to nab a few crooks but the girls, not wanting to worry Mrs. Garrett, insist she not be told about the operation.
#158 - Ready or Not
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 3
Beverly Ann is concerned that Tootie is getting much too serious about her new boyfriend.
#159 - Olivia's Field Trip
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 8
Cliff chaperones Olivia's field trip to the museum, while Theo falls victim to a scammer.
#160 - Clair's Liberation
The Cosby Show Season 7 - Episode 12
Clair enters menopause. She takes the news fine, but the kids treat her as if she's losing her mind.
#162 - Big Apple Blues
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 22
Natalie's first bite of the Big Apple is hard to digest: she overnights in a Soho loft with "the four weirdest people I've ever met."
#163 - Let's Face the Music
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 17
A sponsor of a musical benefit invites Jo and Blair to visit his beauty spa, where they are transformed but not in the way they expected.
#164 - Tootie Drives
The Facts of Life Season 7 - Episode 14
Tootie's learning to drive and she's driving everyone bananas.
#165 - Present Imperfect
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 20
Tootie recieves a hideous pendant as an engagement present from Jeff's formidable grandmother, and it's pulverized at Andy and Pippa's wild party just before the woman arrives.
#166 - Write and Wrong
The Facts of Life Season 8 - Episode 11
A furious Natalie is determined to identify and sue the plagiarist who sold her short story to a magazine.
#167 - Peekskill Law
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 14
Blair interns at a law firm that's defending an accused murderer, who seems to be guilty until proven innocent.
#168 - A House Divided
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 15
The fat hits the fire when Natalie and Tootie's boyfriends meet, and Jo blows a gasket over the repair job on her bike.
#169 - A Rose by Any Other Age
The Facts of Life Season 9 - Episode 8
Blair is dumbfounded when an honor student she invited over ostensibly to study takes a shine to Beverly Ann instead of her.
#170 - Brian and Sylvia
The Facts of Life Season 2 - Episode 16
Tootie and Natalie visit Tootie's aunt Sylvia. However, they show up in the middle of a fight between Sylvia and her husband Brian, who are an interracial couple: Sylvia has a job offer in New York and Brian is not too happy about moving.
#171 - Pam Applies to College
The Cosby Show Season 8 - Episode 4
Pam realizes that her poor grades will prevent her from attending the same college as her best friend.
#174 - School's a Drag
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 3
Geneva has got a job as a music teacher at the High School. Mark tries to show her the ways around the school. They are getting a new principal and the rumour tells that she loves to fire people. It turns out to be Mark's sister's best friend, P.J. Moore. She says that Mark is the kind of teacher she hates. Mark's schedule includes Driver's Ed. and he's not very happy about that. Mark drives the Driver's Ed. car home. Darnell takes it for a ride without Mark's promission. He accidentally hit a lawn mower and gives the owner Mark's name. The owner is going after the school. Mark dresses up as a woman to play the role as the principal when they man is coming to the school. He wants a date with ""P.J."" (who Mark is pretending to be) at a karaokee bar. When they meet there, Mark gets him to sign the settlement. Then the real P.J. shows up. Mark tries to hide from her, but after a while she sees him. She realises that Mark really loves teaching and doesn't fire him.
#175 - Limpin' Lizards
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 4
Nicole and Vanessa watches ""Lester the Lizard and the Crocodile Kids"", a kids' show on TV. They are searching for a new crocodile kid and Nicole wants to try out. Geneva won't let her. Vanessa wants to meet Lester since he owns a piece of his business and she wants to try to get his account to her company. Mark is teaching Driver's Ed. Earvin and AndrÃ© has got hold of a piece of Lester the Lizard's tail. They got it when they nearly ran over Lester during one of Mark's classes. Mark wants P.J. to get him another class. Driver's Ed is too dangerous. Tyler provokes Geneva to let Nicole audition. P.J. gives Mark a new class. He becomes the school's new Home Ec. teacher. It turns out to be even more dangerous. His eyebrows get burned. Mark takes Nicole to the audition and Vanessa joins them. It turns out that Lester is a woman who smokes and is hated by everybody on the show. She finds Mark attractive and she thinks she has seen him before. Vanessa doesn't get Lester's account. Nicole
#176 - Free at Last
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 5
A person at Vanessa's job has quit and Vanessa thinks she'll be promoted. When she isn't, she demands a better job. She gets fired. She starts looking for a job. Mark is beginning to think that he'll have to live in his car if Vanessa doesn't get a job until the next mortgage payment. Vanessa gets job and she invites Mark, Geneva and Nicole over there. It turns out she's a waitress at a chinese restaurant. She isn't very good at it. She even makes the cook quit. Mark takes the cook's place. That doesn't work out very well. Vanessa gets fired but she gets the money to the mortgage payment through blackmail when she spots a cockroach. In the end of the episode, Mark and Vanessa watch ""21 Jump Street"" on TV and make some comments on Holly Robinson (same actress that play Vanessa). Vanessa says she doesn't like her.
#177 - Father Fairest
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 6
It's Halloween time! P.J. orders Geneva and Mark to go chaperone the Halloween party at the high school. Mark teaches a science class and finds out that Earvin is mad at his father for leaving him when he was born. Mark decides to fly in his father from New York. Meanwhile, Geneva has to sew a costume for Tyler, Vanessa, Nicole, and herself. Geneva sews a horse costume and Nicole and Tyler can't decide who to wear the head. Can Geneva satisfy them all? The father comes in but he is White. Earvin does not care if his father is a different race but is still mad at him for leaving him when he was born. Mark dresses up as a doctor and Earvin's father dresses up as a grape. Mark invites Earvin's father to go to the dance and try to patch things up with Earvin. Can Earvin forgive his father for leaving him?
#178 - The Goodbye Girl
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 7
Geneva is forcing more rules for Nicole's safety since they now live in Oakland instead of Georgia. Geneva catches Nicole riding her bicycle to the store to buy candy. Geneva punishes her and Mark and Vanessa think Geneva is being harsh on Nicole. Tyler recommends that Nicole should get a divorce from Geneva. Mark convinces Geneva to use reverse pshycology and soon Nicole would want to follow Geneva's rules. Nicole is having a fun time and Mark feels that the reverse pshycology is not working. Will Nicole obey Geneva's rules? Meanwhile, Mark will play poker with his friends and Vanessa wants to get on a date with one of Mark's friends that came off of a divorce from his wife. Vanessa plans to play poker with the guys wearing some clothes that would attract Mark's friend. Instead, Mark convinces Vanessa to talk about sports and wear casual clothes. During the poker game, Vanessa wins everyone's money and Nicole puts hand-cuffs on Mark and Nicole and does not know where the key is. M
#179 - The Prince of Soul
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 9
Vanessa starts working at a ""Soul food"" restaurant. There she meets a prince from an African country who she starts seeing. The Prince likes her too and then he proposes to her and Vanessa says yes. Mark and Geneva think he is a con, and Nicole starts to act like a Princess! Dissappointed by the fact that he is accused of being a con the prince calls the wedding off and he leaves for home. But it wasn't till they watch the news later that night that they realize he was really a prince after all. At the end of this episode Mark and Vanessa race off to the airport to stop the plane, but it's too late.
#180 - Air Cooper
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 10
Vannessa new boyfriend decideds to put Mark in a commerical advertsing these new shoes, since he played with the Warriors and all. If agress to do and ask P.J. if they could you the school gym for the commercial. She said that if he got her a pair of the tennis shoes then it would be a deal. On the other hand Nicole has to do a report on the person that she thinks is a hero to her and she is not allowed to do her parents so she decide to do Mark as her hero. She follows him around and then tells the kids at school that he will be staring in the commercial. Vannessa goes over to her boyfriend/the director for lunch. She finds out that Mark will be wearing the brand X shoes while a superstar actually gets to wear the other ones. They decide to tell Mark but he says that they should just go ahead. Then the director puts a banner up which says ""Those Who Can Play, Those who can't teach"" They decide to put a stop to the commercial. Well the dircector gets fired and his boss made the chang
#181 - Truth or Consequences
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 17
Mark catches Vanessa lying on the phone to Thaddeus. They make a bet. So, when P.J. invites them to her fund raiser thay can't get out of it. P.J. wants Mark to take her niece Luttie to the fund raiser, and that's the way it goes since Mark can't lie about not having a date. Tyler falls in love with Geneva.
#182 - Double Cheeseburger, Hold the Diploma
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Season 2 - Episode 20
During detention, Mark gets the kids to write job applications. Earvin gets a job and drops out of scool. He starts working at a hamburger restaurant (Clown Burger). Since it was Mark's idea to write the application, Earvin's mother tells Mark to go to that restaurant and talk Earvin into coming back to school. Mark brings Tyler and Nicole when he goes down there. In the hamburger restaurant, Mark argues with Earvin and tries to embarass him. Finally, he gets Earvin top come back to school. But Earvin's mother still wants Earvin to have a part-time job and Mark is going to help him get one.
#183 - Pops' Campaign
The Wayans Bros. Season 5 - Episode 3
Pops is used to slinging hash. But when he runs for city council against an unscrupulous politician, he winds up slinging mud instead -- with Shawn and Marlon as his campaign managers. ``Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.'' veteran Ronnie Schell appears in this new episode. He plays a politician known to be corrupt, and when he announces his candidacy for another city-council term, Pops (John Witherspoon) decides to oppose him. Marlon and Shawn become their father's campaign managers and consider devious tactics.