Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005
s0e1: The One Day at a Time Reunion
Tuesday, December 16th, 1975
s1e1: Ann's Decision
Newly devorced and scared Ann Romono is up for her first decision. Her older daughter Julie wants to go on a camping trip with her friend and a couple of boys. Julie threatens to leave her mother and live with her Dad unless Ann says she can go.
Tuesday, December 23rd, 1975
s1e2: Chicago Rendezvous
Ann's new boyfriend invites her to spend the weekend with him.
Tuesday, December 30th, 1975
Ann fears the girls are rejecting her in favor of their father's steady girlfriend.
Tuesday, January 6th, 1976
s1e4: How to Succeed Without Trying
Ann scolds Julie for flirting with her teacher at exam time.
Tuesday, January 13th, 1976
s1e5: David Loves Ann
One evening after a date, David and Ann get cozy on the couch, but Barbara and Julie decide to put the kibosh on any intimacy. However, David makes the decision that it is the perfect time to ask Ann to marry him and gives her one week to come up with the answer. After two hours go by, he changes his mind and tries to get her to decide right away.
Tuesday, January 20th, 1976
s1e6: Julie's Best Friend
Julie's new best friend is a stuck up rich girl and Julie quickly demands more expensive things like clothes and she also demands that Ann send her to a prestigious school. Ann refuses to give in to Julie simply because she can't afford it but that's when David steps in offering to kick in some financial aid for the Romano/Cooper household.
Tuesday, January 27th, 1976
s1e7: Super Blues
Ann is throwing a party in her apartment and has invited other tenants in the building. She begins to go through pre-party panic and it doesn't help when Schneider drops in with whistles, joy buzzers and whoopee cushions, expecting an invitation but soon discovers he is not wanted.
Tuesday, February 10th, 1976
s1e8: All the Way
Julie's boyfriend wants to stay out all night.
Tuesday, February 17th, 1976
s1e9: Fighting City Hall
Angry over her phone bill, Ann writes a protest to the President and gets in hot water with the Secret Service.
Tuesday, February 24th, 1976
s1e10: David Plus Two
Ann discovers David and a young woman in a state of dishabille.
Tuesday, March 2nd, 1976
s1e11: Julie's Job
Julie gets a waitress job in a grubby diner on the rough side of town.
Tuesday, March 9th, 1976
s1e12: The College Man
Julie has a date with a college manâ??who discovers a decided preference for Ann.
Tuesday, March 16th, 1976
s1e13: Father David
The girls cajole David into chaperoning a party while Ann is away.
Tuesday, March 23rd, 1976
s1e14: Dad Comes Back (1)
Ann's ex-husband announces his plans to remarry. First of two parts.
Tuesday, March 30th, 1976
s1e15: Dad Comes Back (2)
Barbara naively announces the reconciliation of her father and her mother. (Part 2 of 2)
Tuesday, September 28th, 1976
s2e1: The Runaways (1)
Julie turns to her boyfriend when she and her mother reach an impasse regarding education, employment and marriage. (Part 1 of 4)
Tuesday, October 5th, 1976
s2e2: The Runaways (2)
Ann is overcome by guilt after Chuck and Julie run away. (Part 2 of 4)
Tuesday, October 12th, 1976
s2e3: The Runaways (3)
Schneider uses CB radio to search for Julie and her boyfriend. (Part 3 of 4)
Tuesday, October 19th, 1976
s2e4: The Runaways (4)
Their possessions stolen, runaways Julie and her boyfriend consider calling Barbara for help. (Part 4 of 4)
Tuesday, October 26th, 1976
s2e5: Barbara's Emergence
Hoping to attract desirable males, Barbara decides to change her image.
Tuesday, November 9th, 1976
s2e6: David's New Job (1)
David returns from Los Angeles with a job offer and hopes of marrying Ann. (Part 1 of 2)
Tuesday, November 16th, 1976
s2e7: David's New Job (2)
As David works on Barbara and Julie, and as they pressure Ann to consider marrying David, Ann is faced with a serious decision..... she is not ready to marry again. David goes on without her.
Tuesday, November 23rd, 1976
s2e8: The Upholstery Ripoff
Ann must deal with an upholstery ripoff that invades her home.
Tuesday, November 30th, 1976
s2e9: Schneider's Pride and Joy
Schneider touts his visiting nephew as a model gentleman, unaware that the youth is a thief.
Tuesday, December 7th, 1976
s2e10: A Visit from Dad
Ann's visiting father tries to persuade her to return home.
Tuesday, December 14th, 1976
s2e11: The Maestro
Ann finds herself attracted to the piano player who has moved into the building.
Tuesday, December 28th, 1976
s2e12: Happy New Year
The girls put on a New Year's show at a retirement home.
Tuesday, January 4th, 1977
s2e13: J.C. and Julie (1)
Julie's religious zeal is driving Ann and Barbara crazy. First of two parts.
Tuesday, January 11th, 1977
s2e14: J.C. and Julie (2)
Julie applies her religious zeal to a drunken derelict, whom she found in a garbage can. Conclusion.
Tuesday, January 18th, 1977
s2e15: The New Car
Ann won't allow her ex-husband to spoil Julie and Barbara with a new car.
Tuesday, January 25th, 1977
s2e16: Schneider Loves Ginny
Schneider expects Ginny to leap at his marriage proposal.
Tuesday, February 1st, 1977
s2e17: Ginny's Child
Ginny is always depressed after her mysterious Sunday excursions.
Tuesday, February 8th, 1977
s2e18: Julie's Operation
With the family doctor away and Julie down with possible appendicitis, Ann accepts the services of a young resident.
Tuesday, February 15th, 1977
s2e19: The Traveling Salesperson
Ann's boss has second thoughts about a woman's ability to handle the job he just gave to Ann.
Tuesday, February 22nd, 1977
s2e20: The Butterfields
Julie writes Chuck a Dear John letter, while Ann finds herself in the middle of a feud between Chuck's parents.
Tuesday, March 1st, 1977
s2e21: Barbara Plus Two
Barbara accepts an invitation to a school dance, then can't turn another one down.
Tuesday, March 8th, 1977
s2e22: The Singles Bar
Ginny persuades Ann to go to a singles bar.
Tuesday, March 15th, 1977
s2e23: The College Question
Tired from cramming for entrance exams, Julie doesn't want to go to college anymore.
Tuesday, March 22nd, 1977
s2e24: The Girls Alone (a.k.a.) Where's Mama?
"Barbera"and "Julie"want to sneak out to a party on a school night.This occurs,while"Ms.Romano"is away on a business trip to Las Vegas.But the girls are fearful that their mother might find out that they're heading to the party and their beaus(Especially "Cliff Randell").So they try to reach their mother via a phone call.But they find out that "Ms.Romano"didn't reach her hotel.This is one episode.Where both Ms.Philips and Ms.Bertinelli's characters show another side to their characters and to the characters'relationship.That there is a warm and caring friendship to these two young women and not an angry rivelry.
Tuesday, September 27th, 1977
s3e1: The Older Man (1)
After Julie plows into a car, its dashing driver offers her a job. First of four parts.
Tuesday, October 4th, 1977
s3e2: The Older Man (2)
Julie's boss invites her on an out-of-town trip. Second of four parts.
Tuesday, October 11th, 1977
s3e3: The Older Man (3)
Julie is startled by her boss's proposal. Third of four parts.
Tuesday, October 18th, 1977
s3e4: The Older Man (4)
Julie is implored by her father not to marry her 42-year-old boss. Conclusion.
Tuesday, October 25th, 1977
s3e5: Ann's Out-of-Town Client
A lecherous client has more than business on his mind.
Tuesday, November 1st, 1977
s3e6: Bob Loves Barbara
An insecure boy interested in dating Barbara bolsters his confidence by taking out a notorious classmate first.
Tuesday, November 8th, 1977
s3e7: The Second Mrs. Cooper
After Julie and Barbara return home from a weekend visit with their dad complaining that Dad's new wife is trying to cut them out of his life, Ann initiates her first face to face meeting with the new Mrs. Cooper - only to learn that the girls haven't exactly been fair or kind to their new step-mother.
Tuesday, November 22nd, 1977
s3e8: The Ghost Writer
When Barbara hands in Julie's verse as her own for a class, a school counselor takes her for a poetic genius.
Tuesday, November 29th, 1977
s3e9: Barbara's Friend (1)
While agonizes over whether Cliff Randall will invite her to the Grateful Dead concert, she has to contend with a over-eager girl trying to be her friend. When reality sinks in, she reaches out to Barbara at the last moment.
Tuesday, December 6th, 1977
s3e10: Barbara's Friend (2)
Barbara's classmate phones to say she's taken a drug overdose. Conclusion.
Tuesday, December 13th, 1977
s3e11: Schneider's Kid
Julie runs into an attractive young man in the lobby who is looking for Schneider. However, his visit to see Schneider is anything but a social call when he reveals that he is Schneider's son, from a brief marriage 20 years earlier. Ann, Barbara and Julie quickly do their best to prepare Schneider for the news.
Tuesday, December 27th, 1977
s3e12: Ann's Crisis
Ann sees her 36th birthday as a crisis, not a cause for celebration.
Tuesday, January 3rd, 1978
s3e13: The Race Driver (1)
Schneider makes the grand announcement that a celebrity has just moved into the building, a race car driver named Cam Randolph. Meanwhile, Julie and Barbara have devised a meeting between their mother and Cam, but Ann is anything but excited about meeting him, at first that is. Things start to change however, once she gets to know him and she invites him over for dinner.
Tuesday, January 10th, 1978
s3e14: The Race Driver (2)
Ann begins to question her relationship with a dashing race driver. Second of two parts.
Tuesday, January 17th, 1978
s3e15: Ann's Secretary
Ann learns that a secretary she just hired is a reputed drug user.
Monday, January 30th, 1978
s3e16: Barbara's Rebellion
Frustrated over not getting enough attention at home, Barbara rebells by running away to a Chicago motel room with Bob Morton.
Monday, February 6th, 1978
s3e17: The New Owner
Determined to keep his job, Schneider woos the building's new owner â?? who falls for him.
Monday, February 13th, 1978
s3e18: Ann's Competitor
Ann has a competitor in the lecherous Francine Webster.
Monday, February 27th, 1978
s3e19: The Dress Designer
Aspiring designer Julie tries to enter a fashion show after the entry deadline.
Monday, March 6th, 1978
s3e20: Take the Money
Barbara and Julie are excited about getting a new stereo and decide to buy Schneider's old one for $200. However, as they are scrounging up the money, Julie checks her balance in her checking account and quickly finds that somehow an additional $125 has been credited to her account. Stricken with guilt and Barbara's encouragement, Julie decides to take the money.
Monday, March 13th, 1978
s3e21: Barbara the Fink
Barbara is an eyewitness to a vandalism at the school and soon finds herself between a rock and a hard place, over whether or not to do the honest thing and tell the truth and fink on a friend or not say anything. Ultimately, she tells the truth but then must face the results of her actions, possible alienation.
Monday, March 20th, 1978
s3e22: Julie's Big Move (1)
Julie plans to move out, but Ann doubts her daughter can make it financially. First of two parts.
Monday, March 27th, 1978
s3e23: Julie's Big Move (2)
Conclusion. Ann thinks Julie's new roommate is a bad influence on her.
Monday, April 3rd, 1978
s3e24: Ann, the Father
Ann's career advice to Barbara's friend leads to hard feelings between the boy and his father.
Monday, September 18th, 1978
s4e1: Father, Dear Father (1)
Ann's ex-husband tells her that he can no longer pay her child support for his daughters.
Monday, September 25th, 1978
s4e2: Father, Dear Father (2)
Ed is forced to admit the truth to Julie and Barbara.
Monday, October 2nd, 1978
s4e3: Ann's Friend
Ann is stunned when a friend says she's leaving her husband.
Monday, October 16th, 1978
s4e4: Bob's New Girl
Barbara has been steadily dating Cliff and soon finds herself trying to gently discourage Bob from pursuing her. However, Bob is sure he can win her away from Cliff, that's when Ann encourages Bob to perhaps date other women. He does but Barbara's reaction to Bob's new girlfriend is incredibly telling.
Monday, October 23rd, 1978
s4e5: Schneider's Helper
While he's recovering from a back injury, Schneider needs an assistant maintenance man to help out with his work around the building. Barbara suggests that Schneider hire her disabled friend, Jackie. Schneider reluctantly takes on the kid who does his best to prove he can do the job. However, when there is a gas leak in the building, Jackie's competence is put to the test.
Monday, November 6th, 1978
s4e6: Yes, Sir, That's My Baby
Sally, an old school friend of Barbara's shows up for a visit with some news, she's now a mother. Originally, she agreed with the father to give the baby up for adoption but after one look at the baby, decided to keep it. However, the big bombshell is dropped when she mentions that the father is Cliff Randall, Barbara's boyfriend.
Monday, November 13th, 1978
s4e7: The Dating Game (a.k.a.) Ann's Dating Game
Ann is interested in a business associate but isn't quite sure how to convey her romantic interest to him. Barbara and Julie suggest that she just make the first move and call him, which she does. However, he isn't quite getting the hints and assumes that when she asks him out the dinner is business instead of pleasure.
Monday, November 20th, 1978
s4e8: Peabody's War
"Mr.Peabody".An elderly resident in the "Romano's"apartment building refuses to pay higher rent to allow the building's owners to throw him out.Because he is old and disabled.He locks himself in "The Romano's Apartment"with a shotgun and will hold the family hostage.Until he can get on tv and tell the buildings owners to allow him to stay in his apartment and pay a fair rent price for it.On a sad not,this was Mr.J.Pat O'Malley's last tv performance.He would spend his last years living at The Motion Picture and TV Home in Woodland Hills,Ca.,Until his death in 1986.
Monday, November 27th, 1978
s4e9: Jealousy (1)
Julie and Barbara become rivals when they fall for the leader of a rock group. First of two parts.
Monday, December 4th, 1978
s4e10: Jealousy (2)
Conclusion. The battle for the band leader continues as Barbara tries to win him back from Julie.
Monday, December 11th, 1978
s4e11: The Arab Connection
Ann plays hostess to an Arab sheik while Julie leads a demonstration against his country's economic policy.
Monday, December 18th, 1978
s4e12: Hold the Mustard
The pace of Barbara's restaurant job proves to be faster than she anticipated.
Monday, December 25th, 1978
s4e13: Girl Talk
Ann and the girls spend a warm Christmas Eve in a frigid mountain cabin.
Wednesday, January 17th, 1979
s4e14: The Married Man (1)
In the first of a three-part story, Ann and a sportswriter begin a promising romance.
Wednesday, January 17th, 1979
s4e15: The Married Man (2)
In the second of a three-part story, a smooth-sailing romance between Ann and a sportswriter hits the rocks.
Wednesday, January 24th, 1979
s4e16: The Married Man (3)
Ann considers pursuing a relationship with her married sports writer, but soon concludes that to do so would strip her of her self respect.
Wednesday, January 31st, 1979
s4e17: Going Nowhere
Julie is depressed because her designing career seems to have reached a dead end.
Wednesday, February 7th, 1979
s4e18: Francine Strikes Again
Francine uses her feminine wiles to wrest away one of Ann's big accounts.
Wednesday, February 14th, 1979
s4e19: The Dental Hygienist
Only hours after they meet, Ann's old pal and Schneider are ready to sail off on a romantic cruise.
Wednesday, February 21st, 1979
s4e20: The Piano Teacher
The baby grand delivered to Ann by mistake belongs to her next-door neighbor, a slightly unstrung piano teacher who begins giving lessons in her living room.
Wednesday, February 28th, 1979
s4e21: The Broken Nose
Barbara learns a lesson about beauty after Schneider accidentally opens a door smack into her nose.
Wednesday, March 7th, 1979
s4e22: Mad for Each Other
Julie falls for an egotistical filmmaker whose temperament exactly matches her own.
Wednesday, March 21st, 1979
s4e23: The Graduation
Barbara's high school graduation has arrived and she's all excited, except for two issues. First, she's unsure if she wants to attend the University of Wisconsin, like her father did and second she's up in arms, trying to make a decision on whether to hang out at a party with friends or one with just family after graduation.
Sunday, March 25th, 1979
s4e24: Fear of Success
A lucrative offer to direct public relations for a computer firm prompts Ann to give Mr. Davenport two weeks' notice.
Sunday, April 8th, 1979
s4e25: Grandma Leaves Grandpa
Ann is all set to go away for the weekend to a ski lodge, however her plans are put to a halt when Grandma Romano drops by with the announcement that she's left Ann's father and now would like to stay with Ann and the girls. Not quite taking her seriously, Ann is dealt a blow of reality when her father drops by needing a place to stay as well.
Sunday, April 15th, 1979
s4e26: Schneider Gets Fired
Schneider quits because the landlord refuses his raise request.
Sunday, September 30th, 1979
s5e1: Back to School
Barbara has begun her college education and feels very independent, balancing school work with social activities. Meanwhile, Ann begins to feel undereducated as she hears Barbara's experiences and makes a decision to go to college. The big surprise comes when she is taking the same course as Barbara.
Sunday, October 7th, 1979
Barbara's latest boyfriend, Brad is putting the pressure on her big time to have sex. Barbara honestly does not know what to do and isn't quite sure she wants to accommodate his sexual demands but at the same time doesn't want to lose him. So, she decides that perhaps she should and goes out and buys some contraceptives.
Sunday, October 14th, 1979
s5e3: Julie's Wedding (1)
Julie returns from a ski trip sporting a meek fiance, an impending wedding date and an unexcited best man.
Sunday, October 21st, 1979
s5e4: Julie's Wedding (2)
Best man Max insists that his amorous intentions toward Julie are honorable, even as the wedding party assembles.
Sunday, October 28th, 1979
s5e5: Home Again, Home Again
Newlyweds Julie and Max return from their honeymoon to an apartment they can't afford because Max has been laid off from his job.
Sunday, November 4th, 1979
s5e6: Between Mother and Daughter
A psychiatrist recommends a heart-to-heart talk to take the heat out of Ann's relationship with her mother.
Sunday, November 11th, 1979
s5e7: Small Wonder
Barbara hires a genetics tutor, unaware of his obvious shortcomings.
Sunday, November 25th, 1979
s5e8: Et tu, Ann
Ann pressures her assistant into working on a Saturday night â?? at her place.
Sunday, December 2nd, 1979
s5e9: A Little Larceny
Barbara tries to earn some extra money by selling football betting cards. However, Schneider gets arrested when Barbara involves him in her illegal football pool activities.
Sunday, December 9th, 1979
s5e10: Heart Attack
After Ann rushes out to yet another appointment, her family shouldn't be so surprised to learn she has suffered a heart attack.
Sunday, December 16th, 1979
s5e11: Male Jealousy
A feud erupts between Schneider and Max for male dominance in the Romano household as well as the attention of Ann and the girls.
Sunday, December 30th, 1979
s5e12: Happy New Year II
Ann and the family put on another show at the senior citizen hotel.
Sunday, January 6th, 1980
s5e13: Schneider, the Model
After a man-on-the-street chat with a newscaster, Schneider is offered a job as a male model, but becomes depressed when he learns the role he is to portray.
Sunday, January 27th, 1980
s5e14: Triple Play
A fast talking insurance man from Buffalo can't decide whether he would rather romance Barbara, Ann or Grandma Romano.
Sunday, February 3rd, 1980
s5e15: So Long, Mom (a.k.a.) Not Telling
Barbara's desire to live near campus and Max's new job in Houston have Ann pondering the thought of living alone for the first time in her life.
Sunday, February 10th, 1980
s5e16: Old Horizons
Grandma Romano moves to Indianapolis, takes an apartment in Ann's building and finds a job in her office.
Sunday, February 17th, 1980
s5e17: Endless Elliot
Barbara is harassed by an overzealous suitor.
Sunday, February 24th, 1980
s5e18: Retrospective (1)
The topsy-turvy years in Schneider's building are fondly remembered (in clips from past shows) when condominium conversion threatens to disperse the tenants.
Sunday, February 24th, 1980
s5e19: Retrospective (2)
Schneider, Ann and the girls continue to reminisce about the past as the construction of condominiums seems to be a sure thing.
Sunday, March 2nd, 1980
s5e20: Girl with a Past
Barbara feels compelled to tell Bob about his new girlfriend's former exploits.
Sunday, March 9th, 1980
s5e21: Perils of Plastic
A binge of credit-card spending leads Max and Julie to insolvency.
Sunday, March 16th, 1980
s5e22: No Laughing Matter
After Schneider's rebuff during an outing to a comedy club, Ann brings home a footloose funny man.
Sunday, March 23rd, 1980
s5e23: Connor's Crisis
Ann's boss, Mr. Connors is going through a rough time after his wife walks out on him, citing that he has become too boring for her taste. To cheer him up, Ann invites him out to dinner but when Schneider crashes the dinner, Mr. Connors gets some lessons in picking up the ladies and ends up with a gold-digger.
Sunday, March 30th, 1980
s5e24: Grecian Yearn
Ann's archeology professor offers her love and companisonship and asks her to live with him Greece.
Sunday, April 6th, 1980
s5e25: Pen Pals
Schneider's cell mate from a gambling bust shows up and demands first class treatment or else.
Sunday, April 13th, 1980
s5e26: The Spirit is Willing
While Schneider is making love to his girlfriend, she has a heart attack which ultimately leaves Schneider impotent. Schneider then goes to great lengths to remedy his problem to no avail. That is until Ann makes a suggestion concerning an ex-flame of Schneider's, but Schneider is unsure if he wants to take her advice.
Sunday, November 9th, 1980
s6e1: Teacher's Pet
Barbara went all out on a paper for a government class and ends up with a D. When she goes in to see her professor, she soon discovers, that she certainly can get a higher grade on her paper, that is if she accepts her professor's advances. Later, Barbara determines to bring him to justice and files a complaint against him.
Sunday, November 16th, 1980
s6e2: The Amarillo Connection
Thanks to Ann's hard work, Connors & Davenport has just landed a brand new account and Ann is all excited about the possibilities of a promotion. She soon finds herself battling with Francine over it, but ultimately she gets it, but soon discovers she'd rather not have it, since it means moving to Amarillo, Texas.
Sunday, November 23rd, 1980
s6e3: Ann Meets Nick (1)
Ann's attempts to land her own advertising accounts lead to repeated run-ins with an irritating commercial artist.
Sunday, November 30th, 1980
s6e4: Ann Meets Nick (2)
Ann and Nick do so well on their first campaign that he wants to form a partnership with her.
Sunday, December 7th, 1980
s6e5: Farewell, My Suite
Ann and Barbara return from a weekend trip to find they've been robbed with Schneider's assistance.
Sunday, December 14th, 1980
s6e6: Merry Widow
Ann's father has died and her mother is chronically depressed until Schneider takes her out on the town.
Sunday, December 21st, 1980
s6e7: The Drop Out
Barbara's search for an interesting major leads her to the conclusion that she's not ready to continue her education.
Sunday, January 4th, 1981
s6e8: A Shot in the Dark
Former tenants ask Schneider to help them conceive a child through artificial insemination.
Sunday, January 11th, 1981
s6e9: Sunday Father
Alex is fed up with Nick's plans for their father-and-son weekends.
Sunday, January 18th, 1981
s6e10: November Song (1)
Schneider falls madly in love with a woman who prizes her freedom above everything.
Sunday, January 18th, 1981
s6e11: November Song (2)
Schneider is overcome by jealousy at the thought of going fishing while his young girlfriend is alone with a man her own age.
Sunday, February 1st, 1981
s6e12: Five Fingered Discount
An old family secret surfaces when Grandma Romano gets pinched for shoplifting.
Sunday, February 15th, 1981
s6e13: I Do, I Do
Barbara joins a committee to assist a young man about to lose his immigration status, which could condemn him to prison in his native land.
Sunday, February 22nd, 1981
s6e14: Out of Bounds
Ann is convinced that her constant bickering with business partner Nick is related to sexual tension.
Sunday, March 8th, 1981
s6e15: A Tiny Romance
Beerbelly's wife, dissatisfied with her marriage, makes a play for Schneider.
Sunday, March 15th, 1981
s6e16: Once a Mom
Ann has the flu and the last thing she wants is for her mother to play nursemaid.
Sunday, April 5th, 1981
s6e17: Alex's Project
Nick won't let Alex get away with turning in a shoddy science project.
Sunday, April 5th, 1981
s6e18: Caveat Emptor
A new account is going well for Ann and Nick until they realize the merchant is involved in a bait-and-switch scheme.
Sunday, April 19th, 1981
s6e19: Small Wonder II
A child who once tutored Barbara has graduated from college, but can't find a job, at age 14.
Sunday, May 3rd, 1981
s6e20: Wicked Ann
Alex begins to resent Ann's relationship with his father and accuses her of keeping his father and mother apart.
Sunday, May 10th, 1981
s6e21: Indianapolis Story
Nick and Ann manage to get the apartment to themselves, only to have Ann's old boyfriend David arrive at their door.
Sunday, October 11th, 1981
s7e1: Alex Moves In
After the recent death of Nick, Alex is left feeling lonely and unwanted by his recently married mother. So, he hops a bus from Chicago and head straight to Ann and Barbara.
Sunday, October 18th, 1981
Awaiting Ann's overdue flight, everyone passes time in fleeting encounters with the opposite sex.
Sunday, October 25th, 1981
s7e3: Shake Hands
Ann's old nemesis Francine insists that she would make a perfect partner, a prospect Ann finds revolting.
Sunday, November 8th, 1981
s7e4: Julie Shows Up (1)
Julie shows up unexpectedly, toting all her posessions and spouting unlikely tales of Max's infidelity.
Sunday, November 15th, 1981
s7e5: Julie Shows Up (2)
Julie and Max seem headed for divorce unless someone like Ann can persuade them to talk it out.
Sunday, November 29th, 1981
s7e6: Dinner at Seven (1)
Barbara schedules back to back dates with two guys but the first won't take her home.
Sunday, December 6th, 1981
s7e7: Dinner at Seven (2)
Barbara hatches a plan to repay Mark for their disastrous first date.
Sunday, December 20th, 1981
s7e8: Plain Favorite
Schneider contemplates taking Ann's cousin to a dance.
Sunday, December 27th, 1981
s7e9: Alex's First Love
Alex's first date rekindles the protectionist approach Ann took with her daughters.
Sunday, January 3rd, 1982
s7e10: Not So Silent Partner
Schneider becomes the not-so-silent business partner of Ann and Francine after the bank turns down their loan.
Sunday, January 17th, 1982
s7e11: Gift Horses
While Ann is away, Barbara's grandmothers wage a war of presents for her affection.
Sunday, January 24th, 1982
s7e12: Stick 'em Up
Unwelcome guests arrive just in time for Barbara's surprise birthday party at the store.
Sunday, January 31st, 1982
s7e13: Ann's Failure
Ann is sorely troubled by intimations of her own mortality that are triggered by Barbara's engagement.
Sunday, February 7th, 1982
s7e14: Grandma's Nest Egg
Francine's father and Grandma Romano are a hot item until she learns his line of work.
Sunday, February 21st, 1982
s7e15: Barbara's Crisis
Barbara fears that her marriage plans will dissolve after she learns that she can't conceive a child.
Sunday, March 7th, 1982
s7e16: Mrs. O'Leary's Kid
Alex doesn't feel like the hero he's hailed after saving lives in an apartment blaze because he caused the fire in the first place.
Sunday, March 14th, 1982
s7e17: Diamonds Are Forever
The men go fishing and the women await their return, but all have one thing in common, they're talking about marriage.
Sunday, March 21st, 1982
s7e18: The Defector
A Russian women's basketball team visits Ann's home and one of the stars decides to defect and marry Schneider.
Sunday, March 28th, 1982
s7e19: Meow, Meow
Ann and Francine battle over the same man.
Sunday, April 4th, 1982
Alex talks Max into coaching his baseball team and Max's first action as coach is to bench Alex.
Sunday, April 11th, 1982
s7e21: Vegas (1)
At a dentistry convention in Las Vegas, Barbara and Mark consider avoiding the hassle of wedding arrangements with a quickie Vegas marriage ceremony.
Sunday, April 18th, 1982
s7e22: Vegas (2)
The family rushes off to Las Vegas to talk Barbara out of a quickie marriage ceremony.
Sunday, May 2nd, 1982
s7e23: Orville and Emily
The annual variety show for the Park Utopia senior-citizens hotel takes place.
Sunday, May 9th, 1982
s7e24: Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow
It's coming through loud and clear, Schneider's going deaf.
Sunday, May 16th, 1982
s7e25: It's in the Cards
Grandma Romano tries her hand at a new career, fortunetelling.
Sunday, September 26th, 1982
s8e1: The Perfect Wedding (1)
Barbara's nerves are on edge as her wedding day approaches and husband-to-be Mark is no help, he's more interested in his golf game than helping with the preparations.
Sunday, October 3rd, 1982
s8e2: The Perfect Wedding (2)
Mark refuses to cancel his golf game and Barbara's worried he won't get to the church on time.
Sunday, October 10th, 1982
s8e3: Honeymoon's Over
Barbara tries to adapt to life at Mark's rooming house, where her new husband's friends, including a scantily clad woman, breeze in and out without knocking to use the bathroom, or asking to use the closet and community refrigerator.
Sunday, October 17th, 1982
s8e4: Catcher in the Mud
Believing Alex needs a father figure and more male influence, Schneider and his beer-guzzling buddies take him to a female mud-wrestling show.
Sunday, October 24th, 1982
s8e5: Last Time I Saw Paris
To land a new French account, Francine talks Ann into a weekend trip to Paris to learn about the French market.
Sunday, October 31st, 1982
s8e6: Auntie Francine
Ann may be a little envious of Francine's freewheeling lifestyle, especially after Francine takes Alex for the weekend and shows him the time of his life.
Sunday, November 7th, 1982
s8e7: Lovers & Other Parents
Barbara's scheme to get her mother and Mark's newly divorced father together at a dinner party gets faster results than she anticipated.
Sunday, November 21st, 1982
s8e8: Miracle of Birth (1)
Julie's announcement that her baby will be born underwater may be more than Ann can bear.
Sunday, November 28th, 1982
s8e9: Miracle of Birth (2)
Julie insists on flying to California to have her baby in an underwater birth tank but her labor pains are beginning at her mother's home in Indianapolis.
Sunday, December 12th, 1982
s8e10: First Things First
Barbara's decision to enroll in college forces the Royers to live on a shoestring budget with little time for romance.
Sunday, December 19th, 1982
s8e11: Pride and Privacy (1)
Forced out of their rooming house by an explosion, Barbara and Mark impose on Ann for a temporary home until they can find a place of their own.
Sunday, December 26th, 1982
s8e12: Pride and Privacy (2)
With Julie, Max and the new baby also needing a place to live, Ann may be forced to leave her own home to preserve her sanity and her relationship with Sam.
Sunday, January 2nd, 1983
s8e13: Pride and Privacy (3)
Unable to cope with the pandemonium at her house, Ann takes refuge at Sam's place, until he offers her a solution for which she's completely unprepared.
Sunday, January 23rd, 1983
s8e14: The Cruise
Grandma Romano returns from a vacation cruise with news that she's marrying the shipboard piano player.
Sunday, January 30th, 1983
s8e15: Spare the Child
Alex's video game fascination has him skipping school and facing punishment from the principal, and may be symptomatic of hidden emotional problems.
Sunday, February 13th, 1983
s8e16: The Hero
Saving a businessman's life earns Schneider executive status in a job, complete with a secretary, a plush office, a rent-free apartment nearby and very little work to do.
Sunday, February 20th, 1983
s8e17: The Good Life
A South Pacific island would be just the ticket for Sam, if only Ann would drop her work, desert the family and join him in paradise.
Sunday, March 6th, 1983
s8e18: Social Insecurity
Determined not to be a burden on anyone, Grandma Romano keeps her escalating financial problems from Ann.
Monday, March 7th, 1983
s8e19: A Young Man's Fancy
Approaching his 15th birthday, Alex anticipates his first female encounter. But when he strikes out with the school's "girl most likely to," he makes a play for an older woman.
Monday, March 14th, 1983
s8e20: The Letter
A letter to Ann's mother from her father, mailed the day before he died, is delivered four years later.
Monday, March 21st, 1983
s8e21: Buyer's Remorse
Barbara's newly friend Bob reveals he still has feelings for her.
Monday, March 28th, 1983
s8e22: Sonny Boy
A weekend outing with a girl from school is more attractive to Alex than the father-son night he agreed to attend at Schneider's lodge.
Monday, May 2nd, 1983
Schneider feels threatened when his lookalike, a top Sicilian designer sweeps Francine off her feet.
Monday, May 9th, 1983
Mark and Max rent a house without consulting their wives.
Monday, May 16th, 1983
s8e25: Second Time Around
Sam unilaterally sets a wedding date as Ann learns from his newspaper announcement that she's getting married in three days. But it's Sam who starts getting cold feet.
Monday, May 23rd, 1983
s8e26: Honeymoon II
Ann and Sam's ski honeymoon quickly goes downhill when Ann loses her luggage and Sam injures his back on the ski lift.
Sunday, October 2nd, 1983
Sam and Ann are adjusting to married life and find they disagree on monumental issues such as where the spoons should be kept.
Sunday, October 16th, 1983
s9e2: Take My Ex
A visit from Sam's ex-wife sparks a sudden need for attention in Ann, who resents the pampering the former Mrs. Royer recieves from Sam.
Sunday, October 23rd, 1983
s9e3: The Dentist
The opening of his new dental office gives Mark such a case of the jitters that he may give up his practice before the first patient walks through the door.
Sunday, October 30th, 1983
s9e4: The Bedtime Story
A plan to collaborate on the writing of children's stories drives Julie and Max into a bitter feud over Max's potential as a writer.
Sunday, November 6th, 1983
s9e5: Worried Heart
Ann's imagination runs away with her when Sam runs off on a business trip with an associate who happens to be his ex-girlfriend.
Sunday, December 4th, 1983
s9e6: Baby Love (1)
A weekend watching little Annie for Max and Julie has Barbara longing to have her own baby and begins considering the option of adoption.
Sunday, December 4th, 1983
s9e7: Baby Love (2)
Barbara, still wanting to have a child, continues to consider adoption.
Sunday, December 18th, 1983
s9e8: Travel Agent
To arrange a long-overdue vacation, Barbara and Mark visit a travel agency, where Barbara finds an unexpected career opportunity.
Sunday, December 25th, 1983
s9e9: Not a Creature Was Staying
Ann has the holiday blues, believing she and Sam will be alone on Christmas, but Sam plans to surprise her with a Caribbean cruise.
Sunday, January 1st, 1984
s9e10: Sam's Apartment
Sam's late night disappearance has the family convinced he's been kidnapped until Ann learns he's kept his old apartment.
Sunday, January 8th, 1984
s9e11: Dear Max
Sunday, January 15th, 1984
s9e12: Never Hire a Relative
Francine goes behind Ann's back to talk Sam into designing an elaborate office suite that's too grandiose for Ann's taste.
Sunday, February 12th, 1984
Schneider has a sentimental reunion with his high-school love, who pays him a visit on his 50th birthday, bringing along her own cherished memories of their past.
Wednesday, March 7th, 1984
s9e14: Woman of the House
Barbara loses charge of her household when Grandma Romano moves in with her own set of rules, menus, meal schedules and a collection of cuckoo clocks.
Wednesday, March 14th, 1984
s9e15: Parting Company
Ann and Francine's business relationship is threatened when Francine announces she's marrying an ad executive Ann doesn't trust.
Wednesday, March 21st, 1984
s9e16: Ave Romano
An Italian priest arrives unexpectedly at the Royers, claiming to be a distant relative of Grandma Romano.
Wednesday, April 4th, 1984
s9e17: Bringing in the Clowns
Mark's jokester friends are visiting and taking their jokes too far to the point where everyone gets sick of them. Barbara gets so fed up that she tries to teach them a lesson by "getting hurt."
Wednesday, April 25th, 1984
s9e18: Up in Smoke
After six years of not smoking, Sam lights up. But when he tries to quit, he finds his willpower has gone up in smoke.
Wednesday, May 2nd, 1984
s9e19: Meaning of Life
Schneider gets a new lease on life after he's accidentally electrocuted, then revived, a hair raising experience in which he claims he died and came back to life.
Monday, May 14th, 1984
s9e20: The Nearness of You
Working side by side at the travel agency spawns a growing attraction between Max and Barbara, that becomes impossible to ignore.
Monday, May 21st, 1984
s9e21: Off We Go
Ann gets a job offer in London and ponders taking it. Despite getting nagged by her mother, she decides to accept the job. This leads her to wonder how she's going to tell the rest of her family that she's leaving.
Monday, May 28th, 1984
s9e22: Another Man's Shoes
Schneider learns that his brother passed away and that somebody needs to take care of his nephew and niece so Schneider gets a phone call to come and pick them up. The place where he arrives is a carnival like place with circus like people. This place needs repairs and some "manly guidance" so everyone tries to persuade Schneider to move there and with Ann gone and the kids grown up, Schneider finally accepts the move.
Tuesday, February 22nd, 2005
s9e23: One Day at a Time Reunion