1: Getting There: The Road to the Show
Wednesday, September 10th, 1986
1: The Day Garry Moved In
Lovelorn Garry's new condo is robbed.
Wednesday, September 17th, 1986
2: Grant Gets Broken
Garry baby-sits Pete and Jackie's son, Grant.
Wednesday, September 24th, 1986
3: Garry Throws a Surprise Party
A birthday party nearly kills Garry's mother.
Wednesday, October 1st, 1986
4: Foul Ball
Pete holds Grant's Cub Scout troop meeting @ Garry's house. They invite Garry to their Cub Scout outing, the Dodgers playing the New York Mets. At the ball game, Pete gets hit with a foul ball. So they left early after the 7th inning. When they arrived home, Grant turns on the sports report & the kids get angry because the Dodgers had a big bottom of the 9th to beat the Mets. Garry was angry that he missed an usherette dancing topless on top of the Dodger dugout! The Scouts razz Grant about his father's goof. At the next Scout meeting, Garry invited a broadcaster to the meeting. He shows the Scouts baseball greats make errors as well. Grant forgives his dad.
Wednesday, October 8th, 1986
5: The Graduate
Garry is pursued by his mother's friend Mrs. Robinson.
Wednesday, October 15th, 1986
6: It's Garry's Problem, But it's JoJo's Show
Nancy's friend causes Garry to ignore the show's contest winner.
Friday, January 23rd, 1987
7: Garry Met a Girl Named Maria
Garry weds Guatemalan Maria to save her from deportation.
Friday, January 30th, 1987
8: Grant's Date
Grant's rebellious date falls for chaperon Garry.
Friday, February 6th, 1987
9: Pete Has an Affair
Pete feels guilty after having an affair.
Friday, February 13th, 1987
Garry tempts fate to foil a psychics prediction.
Friday, February 20th, 1987
11: The Morning After
Everyone is angry at Garry about what happened at a party the night before. H uses his flash back machine to find out why.
Friday, March 6th, 1987
Garry's ex-girlfriend wants a platonic relationship.
Friday, March 13th, 1987
Garry adopts a collie he names Laffie.
Friday, March 20th, 1987
14: Dial L for Laundry
Garry meets Sylvia in the laundry.
Friday, April 3rd, 1987
15: Dinner with Garry
Garry tries to fix his mother up with his Internist. The Shoemakers, Nancy, Garry, Garry's mother, and the Doctor all go dancing. After a little production number on the floor, his mother indicates she is having a wonderful time. Three days later, there hasn't been a call from the Doctor. Garry goes to the Doctor to find out why. The Doctor indicates he needs to wait a couple of years, to get over the death of his wife. We fast forward 2 years and the Doctor is ready to date again. The ballroom has turned into a disco and fashions have changed to turtle necks and bermuda shorts. Big Grant shows up, made that he's missed 2 years of baseball due to all the fast forwarding. But Grant is happy once he finds out he is dating Mary Lou Retton.
Friday, April 10th, 1987
16: Force Boxman
Garry shows everyone the pilot for his new cop show. Red Button takes over the show for Garry.
Sunday, October 25th, 1987
1: Who's Poppa?
At Jackie's baby shower Pete questions whether he is the father.
Friday, November 6th, 1987
2: No Baby, No Show
The baby is born.
Friday, November 13th, 1987
3: The Fugitive
One of Garry's friends needs his help in running away from the law. They both find out that the long arm of the law is longer then they originally thought.
Friday, November 20th, 1987
4: The Schumakers Go to Hollywood
Grant & Pete win a trip to Hollywood.
Friday, November 27th, 1987
5: Nancy Gets Amnesia
Amnesiac Nancy develops a crush on Garry.
Friday, December 4th, 1987
6: Angelica (Part 1)
Garry appears on "Love Connection" and is matched up with a girl named Angelica.
Friday, December 11th, 1987
7: Angelica (Part 2)
Garry's second "Love Connection" date with Angelica doesn't go as well as the first.
Thursday, December 17th, 1987
8: It's Garry Shandling's Christmas Show
Garry has his first ever Christmas show with family and friends.
Friday, January 8th, 1988
9: Killer Routine
Garry's monologue kills an audience member.
Friday, January 15th, 1988
10: Mr. Sparks
Garry and friends visit Shandlingland.
Friday, January 22nd, 1988
11: The Soccer Show
Garry volunteers to coach Grant's soccer team.
Friday, January 29th, 1988
12: Our Town
Garry strolls around Sherman Oaks.
Friday, February 5th, 1988
13: Save the Planet
Garry's ecology teacher arrives with a revealing photo of Ruth.
Friday, February 12th, 1988
14: The Grant Shuffle
Feeling neglected, Grant turns to standup comedy.
Friday, March 4th, 1988
15: Go Go Goldblum
Garry leaves the Schumachers early for a party at Jeff Goldblum's.
Friday, March 11th, 1988
16: Garry Falls Down a Hole
Garry is missing.
Friday, March 18th, 1988
17: Mr. Smith Goes to Nam
Vet Leonard Smith has nightmares about Vietnam.
Friday, October 21st, 1988
1: Goin' Places
Travel agent Nancy mistakenly strands the Schumacher grandparents.
Friday, October 28th, 1988
2: Pete's Got a Secret
Pete announces something he has been hiding for years. The truth shocks everybody.
Friday, November 4th, 1988
3: What's Happening to Me?
Mayor Tom Bradley is in the audience, but he only likes musicals. So this is a special musical episode with musical numbers, complete with a pianist & singing plumbers! Everyone sings a number, including Garry (a little). Pete & Jackie worry that their son, Grant, is going through a stage. Grant is in love with a girl named Madeline. She wants him to study human anatomy with her. Garry gives Grant advice that it's OK to wait to have sex later. So Madeline & Grant agree to wait a while. At the near end, Mayor Bradley proclaims "Grant Schumaker Day" & no school. The show ends in a hoe-down.
Friday, November 11th, 1988
4: Live Election Show
The election affects life in Sherman Oaks.
Friday, December 2nd, 1988
5: The Natural
Garry joins a Ping-Pong tournament.
Friday, December 30th, 1988
6: Home Sweet Home
Garry gets a 48-hour eviction notice.
Friday, January 6th, 1989
7: Vegas (1)
The gang goes to Las Vegas for Leonard's wedding.
Friday, January 13th, 1989
8: Vegas (2)
The conclusion of the two part episode. Leonard and Kitty marry.
Friday, February 3rd, 1989
9: Mr. Peck's (1)
A developer wants to tear down comedy club Mr. Peck's.
Friday, February 10th, 1989
10: Mr. Peck's (2)
Part two of the three part series of shows. A benefit is held to save Mr. Peck's.
Friday, February 10th, 1989
11: Mr. Peck's (3)
The conclusion of the three part series. Garry kidnaps Red Buttons to perform at the benefit for Mr. Peck's
Friday, February 17th, 1989
12: Ruth's Place
Mom opens a pet shop.
Friday, February 24th, 1989
13: Garry Acts Like a Moron
Garry fails the written drivers test.
Friday, March 3rd, 1989
14: Kramer vs. Grant
Grant is accused of beating up the school bully. But a member of the studio audience told the principal what really happened.
Friday, March 10th, 1989
15: Grant Goes to the Dogs
Grant is thrown out of his place.
Friday, March 17th, 1989
16: Big Brother
Garry volunteers to be a Big Brother.
Friday, March 31st, 1989
17: Going, Going, Gone
Garry goes to a baseball game.
Friday, April 7th, 1989
18: Garry Goes Golfing
Martin Mull asks Garry to golf in a tournment for Boysville.
Friday, April 14th, 1989
19: Mum's the Word
Garry gets his hands on a big secret.
Friday, April 21st, 1989
20: Worry Wart
Garry discovers a wart on his neck.
Thursday, January 12th, 1989
6: The Proposal
Garry proposes and then meets Pheobe's family including half brother Chester.
Friday, November 10th, 1989
1: First Show of the Fourth Season
Garry invites his boss to dinner to meet Pheobe.
Friday, November 17th, 1989
2: Take My Wife, for Example
Garry jokes about Phoebe on TV.
Friday, December 1st, 1989
4: Super Grant
Gary suspects Grant is taking steroids.
Friday, December 8th, 1989
5: Dinner at Eddy King's House
Garry meets 1950s stand-up comic Eddie King.
Sunday, December 24th, 1989
3: Nathan's Sheer Madness
Grant's friend Ross tries to hack his parents after watching the Sheer Madness show.
Friday, January 19th, 1990
Garry must convince a sponsor he didn't appear in an X-rated film.
Friday, January 26th, 1990
8: The Day Howard Moved In
Howard Sprague of Mayberry moves in.
Friday, February 9th, 1990
9: The Wedding Show
Production numbers enliven Garry and Phoebe's wedding.
Friday, February 16th, 1990
10: The Honeymoon Show
Weird deaths make the Shandling's think their marriage is cursed.
Friday, March 9th, 1990
11: Shandling vs. Mull
Phoebe's bill upsets client Martin Mull.
Friday, March 23rd, 1990
12: Leonard Gets Metaphysical
Garry goes out tour with Guns and Roses and leaves the show in Grant's hands.
Friday, March 30th, 1990
13: Chester Gets a Show
Phoebe's brother get a TV show.
Friday, April 6th, 1990
14: My Mother the Wife
It's Garry's anniversary and everytime he wants to make love with his wife he sees mom.
Friday, April 13th, 1990
15: Family Man
Are Phoebe and Garry pregnant? Garry uses his time clock to fast forward and meets his son and daughter.
Friday, May 4th, 1990
16: Mad at Brad
Garry feels neglected when his manager takes on a new client.
Friday, May 11th, 1990
17: The Last Show
Mr. Death moves into the condo complex and Garry dies.
Friday, May 18th, 1990
18: The Talent Show
The cast parodies "Phantom of the Opera".
Friday, May 25th, 1990
19: Driving Miss Garry
Guests Dan Aykroyd and Paul Winfield finish off the series.