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Season 1

1 :01x01 - Pilot

Alan plans to survive his first writing assignment---a story on the sexual harassment of working women.
Guest Stars: Lolly Seene as Receptionist | Joan Pirkle as Artist

2 :01x02 - Play it Again, Alan

Alan fights for equal rights -- his!
He's a working man with child to support -- but he's got to convince the boss he's worth as much as a woman. The clever script finds Alan getting an interview with England's Margaret Thatcher, but he's better off not turning in the results.

3 :01x03 - Gretchen's Problem

Alan finds out why Gretchen opposes his writing an article on why women pose nude for magazines.

4 :01x04 - Amy's Fear

Alan starts a new romance, unmindful of the heavy weather a small daughter's jealousy can stir up.
Guest Stars: Cathie Shirriff as Michelle

5 :01x05 - An Obtuse Triangle

Upon learning that a new acquaintance is homosexual Alan ponders about his views on the subject.
Guest Stars: Christopher Allport as Charlie

6 :01x06 - The Mugger

Poor Alan feels ashamed to admit he was mugged by a woman.
Guest Stars: Danny Dayton as Det. Cerrone

7 :01x07 - Holstein's Affair

Alan's interview for a cover story is short-circuited by Elaine, who engages in an impulsive affair with the subject.
Guest Stars: Danny Wells as Waiter

8 :01x08 - Alan's Infidelity Column

Alan's criticism on the morals of the new liberated woman are not well perceived when his column appears.

9 :01x09 - Andrea's Crush

Andrea (Betty Kennedy) hopes to win Alan's affections by paying court to his daughter.

10 :01x10 - Alan's Money Problem

When Alan learns that Susan makes $3000 more a year than he does, he strives to receive "equal pay for equal work".

11 :01x11 - Susan the Playwright

Elaine's happy when Betty (Karen Morrow) joins the staff until the boss starts singing her praises; Alan wishes he'd never agreed to read Susan's play.

12 :01x12 - Think Young, Ladies

A downhearted Elaine must produce a supplement for women under 30, while a zestful Alan prepares his 39th-birthday celebration.
Guest Stars: Cameron Young as Sampson

13 :01x13 - Women Need Not Apply

Alan learns about women scorned when Elaine (Louise Sorel) is denied membership in his all-male press club.
Guest Stars: Jack Riley as Dunlap

14 :01x14 - Games (1)

Alan (Lawrence Pressman) is suspicious when his ex-wife (Julie Cobb) arrives and is overly charming.
Guest Stars: Julie Cobb as Sheila Thackeray

15 :01x15 - Games (2)

Conclusion. Alan thinks his ex-wife's charming behavior is a prelude to a petition to regain custody of Amy.
Guest Stars: Julie Cobb as Sheila Thackeray

16 :01x16 - The Committee

Alan writes an article entitled 'Is Marriage Necessary?'
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 08:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: October 27, 1980
Ended: February 28, 1981
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