Alan plans to survive his first writing assignment---a story on the sexual harassment of working women.
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.
Alan finds out why Gretchen opposes his writing an article on why women pose nude for magazines.
Alan starts a new romance, unmindful of the heavy weather a small daughter's jealousy can stir up.
Upon learning that a new acquaintance is homosexual Alan ponders about his views on the subject.
Poor Alan feels ashamed to admit he was mugged by a woman.
Alan's interview for a cover story is short-circuited by Elaine, who engages in an impulsive affair with the subject.
Alan's criticism on the morals of the new liberated woman are not well perceived when his column appears.
Andrea (Betty Kennedy) hopes to win Alan's affections by paying court to his daughter.
When Alan learns that Susan makes $3000 more a year than he does, he strives to receive "equal pay for equal work".
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.
A downhearted Elaine must produce a supplement for women under 30, while a zestful Alan prepares his 39th-birthday celebration.
Alan learns about women scorned when Elaine (Louise Sorel) is denied membership in his all-male press club.
Alan (Lawrence Pressman) is suspicious when his ex-wife (Julie Cobb) arrives and is overly charming.
Conclusion. Alan thinks his ex-wife's charming behavior is a prelude to a petition to regain custody of Amy.
Alan writes an article entitled 'Is Marriage Necessary?'