The BEST Episodes of Mr. Belvedere

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

Mr. Belvedere began in March of 1985 and aired on ABC. It was a spring replacement series and yet another family sitcoms from the 80's joining the ranks of The Cosby Show, Family Ties and Who's the Boss?. Mr. Belvedere centered around the Owens family who lived in suburban Pittsburgh. George Owens was a sports writer and his wife, Marsha was a homemaker/law-student. They had three children, 16 year old Kevin, 14 year old Heather and 8 year old Wesley. The series began when it got to the point where Marsha couldn't handle the household anymore with her studying so she placed an ad for a housekeeper. This is where Mr. Lynn Belvedere steps in. Mr. Belvedere was an English housekeeper whose previous employers include Winston Churchill. Although hesitant, George and Marsha hired him and he instantly becomes one of the family, even giving the kids advice on how to solve their problems when they need it. At the end of each episode, Belvedere would write an entry in his journa

Baby

#1 - Baby

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 6, 1987

Marsha gets some unexpected news that she may be pregnant which brings back the feelings she had when she became pregnant with Wesley. Not wanting another baby, Marsha voices her feelings and says out loud that she didn't want Wesley, unaware that he was standing behind her.

star 10.00
2 votes
Directors: Noam Pitlik
Writers: Lisa Albert
The Mogul

#2 - The Mogul

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired May 8, 1987

Wesley becomes a mini-mogul when he organizes a company that goes around the neighborhood doing odd jobs. The company starts off small with just him and Miles as partners. However, when greed overwhelms Wesley, Miles splits leaving Wesley power hungry and taking advantage of his employees.

star 9.60
5 votes
Directors: Noam Pitlik
Writers: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan
The Competition

#3 - The Competition

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 13, 1987

Tired of George's smug face everytime he beats him at arm wrestling, Kevin becomes to determined to beat his father and has Mr. Belvedere coach him. Meanwhile, Heather begins dating the football jock who's been ordered to take ballet class by his coach. However, when he shows little interest in her, she begins to question his sexuality and he becomes convinced he's a homosexual.

star 9.50
2 votes
Writers: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan
The Escort

#4 - The Escort

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 14, 1989

For some extra money, Kevin picks up a job as an escort and after having an encounter with a sexpot, Kevin meets a sweet old woman whom he hits it off with and even begins thinking seriously of marriage when she proposes. Meanwhile, the Owens' monthly bills have gotten out of hand and Mr. Belvedere suggests a strategy to curb the family's expenses.

star 9.50
2 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers: Laura Numeroff, Pamela Kidwell
Big

#5 - Big

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 21, 1989

Wesley is being harassed at school by some bullies and runs into some luck when an another student scares them off due to his body size. However, Wesley's savior turns into an annoyance when he begins hanging around all the time. Meanwhile, Kevin and Heather are in a battle of the sexes and they drag George and Marsha into their fight.

star 9.50
2 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers: Jay Abramowitz
Marsha's Job

#6 - Marsha's Job

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 20, 1987

star 9.33
3 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers:
G.I. George

#7 - G.I. George

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 8, 1988

star 9.33
3 votes
Deportation (2)

#8 - Deportation (2)

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 14, 1986

star 9.25
4 votes
Directors: Noam Pitlik
Writers: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan
Foxtrot

#9 - Foxtrot

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 4, 1988

star 9.25
4 votes
Initiation

#10 - Initiation

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 30, 1987

Kevin has begun college and decides to join a fraternity. Part of his initiation includes, donning women's clothing bringing the worst looking girl to a frat party. Coincidentally, Kevin meets a girl whom he thinks fits the bill, but wants to spare her feelings. However, he finds himself trapped and hurting her feelings seems to be the only way out.

star 9.20
5 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan
Dinner for Two

#11 - Dinner for Two

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 21, 1986

Marsha has been busy night after night with her study group leaving little time for George. So George decides to plan a romantic dinner for two with Belvedere's help, but a surprised Marsha can't even find time for that. Meanwhile, Kevin begins dating a Swedish foreign exchange student.

star 9.00
3 votes
Directors: Noam Pitlik
Writers: Fredric Weiss, Jeffrey Ferro
Halloween

#12 - Halloween

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 31, 1986

George is to become a member of The Happy Guys of Pittsburgh but on the night of the induction, which happens to be Halloween, George and Marsha discover the Happy Guys have a dark side. Meanwhile, Mr. Belvedere shows a different side after he goes wild toilet papering a house while trick or treating with Wesley.

star 9.00
7 votes
Directors: Noam Pitlik
Writers: Fredric Weiss, Jeffrey Ferro
Inky

#13 - Inky

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 16, 1987

Wesley is heartbroken when his pet hamster, Inky, dies, so to cheer him up, George and Marsha buy him a dog. However, little do they know, Wesley has faked Inky's death for the sole purpose of getting the dog. Meanwhile, one bathroom in the Owens' household, has George and Marsha thinking of adding on to the house.

star 9.00
4 votes
The Cadet

#14 - The Cadet

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 20, 1987

Wesley has gotten totally out of control and George and Marsha are up in arms over his constantly getting into trouble at school and at home. When George threatens to put him in military school, Wesley is sure he's just joking, but Wesley is certainly not laughing when he finds himself there.

star 9.00
3 votes
Directors: Noam Pitlik
Writers: Fredric Weiss, Jeffrey Ferro
Kevin's Older Woman

#15 - Kevin's Older Woman

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 27, 1987

After a disasterous date, Kevin vows to give up women and he throws himself into his part-time job. However, one evening he meets an older woman whom he instantly becomes smitten with which leads to him losing his virginity. Later, his parents aren't exactly happy when they meet his girlfriend.

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Noam Pitlik
Writers: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein, Tony Sheehan
The Auction

#16 - The Auction

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 15, 1987

For a charity auction at Wesley's school, Mr. Belvedere is talked into having his services auctioned off. However after his time is up, the lonely woman who bid a whopping $500 for his time, sets into motion a bizarre scheme that begins when she drugs Mr. Belvedere.

star 9.00
5 votes
Directors: Noam Pitlik
Writers: Fredric Weiss, Jeffrey Ferro
TV George

#17 - TV George

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 6, 1987

star 9.00
5 votes
Directors: Alan Bergmann
Writers:
Triangle

#18 - Triangle

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 13, 1987

star 9.00
2 votes
Heather's Monk

#19 - Heather's Monk

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 11, 1988

star 9.00
5 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers:
Hooky

#20 - Hooky

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 21, 1988

George and Wesley have resons for wanting to play hooky from work and school. When they discover one another sneaking around the house they decide to play hooky together and decide to go fishing. However, a last minute trip to the market gets them into trouble when they run into Mr. Belvedere and two armed robbers.

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers: Frank Dungan, Jeff Stein
Really Full House

#21 - Really Full House

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 17, 1989

Kevin wants to take the next step in his relationship with his roommate Casey but they get an interruption in the form of Wendy and her husband who pay them a visit and Wendy makes it known that she still lusts for Kevin. Meanwhile, a hick family moves in down the street and torments Wesley, Heather and George.

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers: Doug Steckler, Liz Sage
Brain Busters

#22 - Brain Busters

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 30, 1989

George and Wesley are big fans of a TV game show called Brain Busters and they are such big fans that they apply to be contestants. When they go for tryouts, Wesley quickly learns he has a dud for a partner, so he dumps George and teams up with Mr. Belvedere. However, he quickly discovers himself going from one extreme to another.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers: Fredric Weiss
Truckin'

#23 - Truckin'

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 1989

Investing in live commodities puts Mr. Belvedere in the money but George finds himself in something else when he doesn't sell off his share and ends up with a truck load of pigs. This leads him and Mr. Belvedere to drive the rig down to West Virginia to sell the swine but they find that they like the trucker lifestyle so they decide to make it their profession.

star 9.00
3 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers: Liz Sage
Fear of Flying

#24 - Fear of Flying

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 4, 1989

George reveals that he has a fear of flying and Mr. Belvedere tries to cure him by talking on a ferris wheel ride. When that doesn't work he enrolls him in a fear class with classes being held in the Owens' living room. Meanwhile, Heather's psychology project has her dying her hair blonde and gets a jealous reaction from Angela.

star 9.00
3 votes
Directors: Don Corvan
Writers: Doug McIntyre
Mr. Belvedere's Wedding (1)

#25 - Mr. Belvedere's Wedding (1)

Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired Jul 1, 1990

While at the laundromat with Wesley, Mr. Belvedere meets a nice woman whose work in the African jungle has temorarily been halted and has come to the area. They quickly hit it off and Mr. Belvedere fears that it may be getting too serious she he tries to brush her off by fooling around with a much younger woman.

star 9.00
2 votes
Writers: Dennis Snee