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Growing Pains: Birth of a Seaver

Ben's 12th birthday party is cut short when Maggie goes into labor and the family must rush to the hospital. Ben who is feeling neglected and a little down in the dumps, has a chat with a hospital patient, Chris, who lifts his spirits, and Maggie gives birth to a baby girl- Chrissy.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x2
Production Number: 186432
Airdate: Wednesday October 26th, 1988

Director: John Tracy
Writer: David Kendall


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Guest Stars
Kathleen Freeman
As Marge
Recurring
Dick O'Neill
As Chris
Karen Hensel
As Dr. Goodner
Robbie Howard
As Orderly
Episode Notes
An alternate opening was shown at the beginning of this episode, which shows Maggie going into labor before the family runs back into their house.

Maggie gives birth to a baby girl, Chrissy.

Ben was the one to suggest his parents name the baby Chrissy or Christine, after Chris, the man he had a heartfelt chat with in the hospital. Other names suggested were Sophie by Maggie, Irma by Jason and Appolonia by Mike.



Warning: Growing Pains season 4 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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