The BEST episodes directed by Selig Frank

Here Comes the Judge
star
9.00
8 votes

#1 - Here Comes the Judge

Small Wonder - Season 2 - Episode 4

Playing a judge in a class simulation of a courtroom, Jamie dispenses uneven justice and gets impeached, while parking-ticket-skipping role model Ted tries to get himself arrested.

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Bride and Groom
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9.00
2 votes

#2 - Bride and Groom

Small Wonder - Season 3 - Episode 4

Jamie is picked up by the possessive daughter of Ted's boss who starts pulling his strings the wrong way.

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Bye Bye Brindles
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9.00
2 votes

#3 - Bye Bye Brindles

Small Wonder - Season 3 - Episode 15

Tired of the loud and impudent Brindles as neighbors, the Lawsons concoct a fake earthquake to scare them into moving.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
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9.00
2 votes

#4 - Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Small Wonder - Season 3 - Episode 14

Due to Vicki's misinterpreting Ted's quip while doing the family's on-line banking, the Lawsons are re-categorized as deadbeats and Ted just plain dead.

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Big J, the D.J.
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9.00
2 votes

#5 - Big J, the D.J.

Small Wonder - Season 3 - Episode 20

Jamie, competing with Reggie for school radio D.J., uses Vicki's voice mimicry to fake an interview with football star Lyle Alzado -- who happens to be in town listening in.

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Substitute Father
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8.92
12 votes

#6 - Substitute Father

Small Wonder - Season 1 - Episode 17

Brandon Brindle begins a father war when he finds that a golf-crazed Ted has been neglecting Jamie.

Vaudeville Vicki
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8.91
11 votes

#7 - Vaudeville Vicki

Small Wonder - Season 1 - Episode 22

A vaudeville actor becomes convinced Vicki is his long-lost daughter.

Riches to Rags
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8.91
32 votes

#8 - Riches to Rags

Small Wonder - Season 4 - Episode 14

While playing with Jamie's chemistry set, Vicki creates a potent laundry detergent that Ted -- and Brandon -- leap to market themselves.

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The Gang's All Here
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8.67
3 votes

#9 - The Gang's All Here

Small Wonder - Season 4 - Episode 3

Jamie stumbles into the membership of a junior high gang whose vandalism tests his sense of belonging with right and wrong -- and inducts Vicki as its moll.

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The Camping Trip
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8.50
14 votes

#10 - The Camping Trip

Small Wonder - Season 1 - Episode 15

The Lawsons and Reggie and Harriet take a wilderness camping trip and get lost.

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Money, Money, Money
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8.50
12 votes

#11 - Money, Money, Money

Small Wonder - Season 2 - Episode 2

Still out to flatter the redoubtable Jessica, Jamie takes her out to an expensive restaurant while tightwad Ted puts Vicki in charge of household expenses.

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My Mother the Teacher
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8.40
10 votes

#12 - My Mother the Teacher

Small Wonder - Season 2 - Episode 3

Jamie tries to recover his respect in class when his mother comes in as substitute teacher by trying to humiliate her out of her job.

Home Sweet Homeless
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8.30
10 votes

#13 - Home Sweet Homeless

Small Wonder - Season 2 - Episode 5

Joan's civic project with the homeless prompts Jamie to bring home a bum, who virtually takes over the Lawson household.

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Vicki Goodwrench
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8.29
7 votes

#14 - Vicki Goodwrench

Small Wonder - Season 2 - Episode 23

During Jamie's part-time gas station job, Vicki fine-tunes a car to go 50 miles a gallon, causing oil companies and oil sheiks alike to drop by the Lawsons' door.

The Lawsonville Horror
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8.25
3 votes

#15 - The Lawsonville Horror

Small Wonder - Season 3 - Episode 8

When unseen Vicki is struck by lightning and begins influencing objects around the house, the shook-up and unwary Lawsons call in a pair of hapless ghostbusters.

Breakfast of Criminals
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8.00
3 votes

#16 - Breakfast of Criminals

Small Wonder - Season 3 - Episode 10

Vicki is discovered by a marketing firm to play in a cereal commercial, but the Lawsons have second thoughts when her taste test reveals that the product isn't all it's crackled up to be.

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Hooray for Hollyweird!
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8.00
3 votes

#17 - Hooray for Hollyweird!

Small Wonder - Season 4 - Episode 18

Ted brings back ""Bad Seed"" Vanessa, who again takes Vicki's place, locks Vicki in her/its cabinet and joins the family to Hollywood, where Ted must repair a movie's robot while Vanessa mugs into a screen test on the sly.

The Older Woman
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7.83
11 votes

#18 - The Older Woman

Small Wonder - Season 2 - Episode 7

Jamie pushes Harriet aside in an unrequited crush on her 16-year-old cousin, who teaches him a lesson in respect.

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More About L.E.S.
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7.67
3 votes

#19 - More About L.E.S.

Small Wonder - Season 4 - Episode 17

L.E.S. is back, and despite Ted's assurances that the rogue A.I. program has been rendered harmless, it comes back in a big way by possessing Vicki's body (chassis?) as its own.

Meat
star
7.00
4 votes

#20 - Meat

Blossom - Season 4 - Episode 17

There's something cooking between Blossom and her supervisor at a homeless shelter; meanwhile, Nick tries becoming a vegetarian, and Anthony can't stomach a waiter's racial slurs.

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Arnold's Tangled Web
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6.60
5 votes

#21 - Arnold's Tangled Web

Diff'rent Strokes - Season 8 - Episode 15

To prevent Drummond from seeing his "F" in geometry, Arnold arranges to have Drummond's signature forged on his report on his report card, but the scheme backfires when Drummond insists on a personal inspection of Arnold's grades.

The Tattletale
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6.25
3 votes

#22 - The Tattletale

Small Wonder - Season 4 - Episode 21

Benny, an old college chum of Ted and Joan's is up to his same trashy school paper tricks in a big city rag now, fabricating a tabloid feature which by sheer chance ""exposes"" Vicki as a robot just as she's about to join a fashionable clique of girls.

Radio Days
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6.25
3 votes

#23 - Radio Days

Small Wonder - Season 4 - Episode 15

Ted prepares for a robotics interview on a local radio talk show while Jamie looks for an idea for a class play.

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The Nearness of You
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6.00
1 votes

#24 - The Nearness of You

One Day at a Time - Season 9 - Episode 20

Working together fuels an attraction between Max and Barbara.

Book-It
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5.67
2 votes

#25 - Book-It

Small Wonder - Season 3 - Episode 22

Prompted by Ted and his class to get his school reading assignment going, Jamie videos a book report based on a 1940s P.I. named Rick Savage.

Beauty is in the Eye of Arnold
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5.25
4 votes

#26 - Beauty is in the Eye of Arnold

Diff'rent Strokes - Season 7 - Episode 21

Arnold is faced with a dilemma when his friends insist he take a cute cheerleader to the dance instead of the girl Arnold really likes who they consider an "ugly duckling."

Ave Romano
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0.00
0 votes

#27 - Ave Romano

One Day at a Time - Season 9 - Episode 16

An Italian priest arrives, claiming to be a distant relative.