The BEST episodes written by Robin J. Stein

Unemployment Part 1 (or Brother's Big Boner)
star
7.85
54 votes

#1 - Unemployment Part 1 (or Brother's Big Boner)

Mission Hill - Season 1 - Episode 8

Ron's shady dealings with the I.R.S. force the closing of the waterbed store. When Andy is unable to hold down a new job, Kevin goes to Ron in hopes of getting unemployment benefits for his brother.

Can't Buy Me Love
star
7.41
17 votes

#2 - Can't Buy Me Love

Step by Step - Season 7 - Episode 6

Karen and Dana are given invitations to pledge to a sorority, DTZ, known for their vanity and airheadedness. This seems to be a natural fit for Karen and seems to have no stipulations. Dana finds out, however, that they really want her (and her GPA) to join and will only let Karen join if she agrees. Frank does not have a job or any prospects of jobs. An acquaintance of Carol's from high school is building a new complex and Carol invites him over to try to convince him to allow Frank to work on it. He gives Frank a job but tries to pursue Carol. When he crosses the line, Frank quits, kicks him out of the house, and informs him what he can do with the gift.

Watch Now:Amazon
Diatribe of a Mad Housewife
star
7.37
1104 votes

#3 - Diatribe of a Mad Housewife

The Simpsons - Season 15 - Episode 10

Homer compromises the power plant's security system and as a result gets fired. Marge and the kids go to a bookstore and while there she sits in a on a book reading and then asks the author if anyone can write a book. The answer gives Marge an idea. Meanwhile, Homer has gotten a job as a car salesman; but there is an ambulance on the lot that seduces Homer into quitting that job and becoming an ambulance driver. Marge wants to start writing her novel and Homer agrees to watch the kids, while putting in his night shift as an ambulance driver. Marge completes her novel and lets Lisa read it. Seeing one of the characters is hard on her father, Lisa suggests that Marge let Homer read the novel. Homer makes an attempt, fails and tells her that he did. Marge gets her novel published and the kids worry that if Homer ever reads it or sees it as a MADtv sketch, he will be heartbroken. Marge's novel comes out and everyone in Springfield is talking about it. Homer gets the book on tape version, as read by the Olsen twins, and finds out what everyone is talking about. Mad Homer chases after Flanders to do something he should have taken care of a long time ago.

Watch Now:iTunes
Too Many Santas
star
7.21
14 votes

#4 - Too Many Santas

Step by Step - Season 7 - Episode 10

Lilly becomes disillusioned when she recognizes that it is J.T. portraying Santa Claus at the local department store. Meanwhile, J.T. pines for his former girlfriend Sam after finding a Christmas present that he bought for her back in July.

Watch Now:Amazon
Two Men, One Woman and a Baby
star
5.50
2 votes

#5 - Two Men, One Woman and a Baby

Amen - Season 5 - Episode 2

After a woman is car-jacked, with her baby still in the car with the theif, the thief drops the baby off on the doorsteps of the First Community Church. And since Thelma has no children of her own, whe makes plans to become the child's foster mother, against objections from the deacon and the Rev. Soon the child even begins to soften the deacon's stand. But in the end, Thelma is determined to hold onto the baby. . . until the child's mother shows up. Meanwhile, Deacon Frye is tax audited and owes Uncle Sam a large sum of money.

Sara Spills the Bigfoot Beans
star
0.00
0 votes

#6 - Sara Spills the Bigfoot Beans

Harry and the Hendersons - Season 2 - Episode 17

Sarah tells her boyfriend about Harry.

Harry the Mascot
star
0.00
0 votes

#7 - Harry the Mascot

Harry and the Hendersons - Season 3 - Episode 11

Hoping to join the ""cool"" contingent at school, Ernie arranges for Harry to be school mascot for Madison Junior High.

Watch Now:Amazon
Beauty and the Beast
star
0.00
0 votes

#8 - Beauty and the Beast

Harry and the Hendersons - Season 3 - Episode 19

When Sarah's stage production of Beauty and the Beast lacks an actor to play the Beast, George gets an idea—and Harry becomes Sarah's co-star.

Watch Now:Amazon
Ernie Confidential
star
0.00
0 votes

#9 - Ernie Confidential

Harry and the Hendersons - Season 3 - Episode 25

Ernie hides from Nancy his friendship with a 16-year-old.