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Season 1

1 :01x01 - Pilot

Sep/13/1966
In this premiere episode, young executive Peter Christopher's corporate career with a baby food company is stalled due to the fact that his boss believes in promoting only married executives to higher level positions within the company. So to rectify this situation, Peter gets hat check girl Greta Patterson to pretend to be his wife in return for paying her apartment rent and tuition to art school.
Guest Stars: Eddie Ryder as Jack | William Long, Jr. as Al | Lindsay Workman as Jewelry Salesman | Jack Collins (1) as Mr. Brahms | Joan Tompkins as Mrs. Brahms | Sara Seegar as Mrs. Christopher | Chris Noel as Marilyn
Director: Ernest Pintoff

2 :01x02 - Occasional Trouble

Sep/20/1966
Peter's mother hires a private detective to spy on Greta after seeing her smooching another man.
Guest Stars: Linda Gaye Scott as Miss Wilson | Stanley Beck as Will Yates | Hollis Morrison as 2nd Detective | Jonathan Hole as Druggist | Jeri-Lynne Fraser as Girl
Director: Richard Kinon

3 :01x03 - The Rivalry

Sep/27/1966
Peter, Greta, and office rival Wally Flick and his wife all spend a weekend at Brahms' country home. Hilarity ensues when Greta's boyfriend, Bernie, also shows up.
Guest Stars: Jack Riley as Wally Flick | Stuart Margolin as Bernie | Susan Silo as Vera
Director: Bob Claver

4 :01x04 - He Who Burns Bridges

Oct/04/1966
After being hired by a rival baby food company, Peter writes a scathing letter to Brahms detailing his entire "marriage" to Greta and also fires her as his occasional wife. But when the job falls through he finds himself having to retrieve the letter as well as patch things up with Greta.
Guest Stars: Anne Bellamy as Edie | Eldon Quick as H. K. Morgan | Lewis Charles as Filcher | Martin Ashe as Stringfellow | William Bagdad as Man
Director: Richard Kinon

5 :01x05 - I Do, We Don't

Oct/11/1966
Peter and Greta are pressured by his mother to have a church wedding so he gets an actor friend to perform the ceremony.
Guest Stars: John Astin as Frank Mastin | Woodrow Parfrey as Grant Gray | Henry Hunter as Reverend Green | Victor Thorley as Leslie Crawford | Lindsay Workman as Clerk | Jim Begg as Photographer
Director: Bob Claver

6 :01x06 - The Promotion

Oct/18/1966
Brahms gives Greta a surprise for her husband--he's getting a promotion with the company.
Guest Stars: E.J. Peaker as Ginger Snap | Buddy Lewis as Painter | Elaine Fielding as Receptionist
Director: Bob Claver

7 :01x07 - No Cookie for Dessert

Oct/25/1966
Brahms' bratty niece ends up having to spend the night at Peter's apartment. It isn't long until she discovers that he and Greta are not really married.
Guest Stars: Leigh Chapman (1) as Cookie Carruthers | Paul Sand as Harvey | Eileen Baral as Amanda | Tom Palmer (1) as Dr. Mortimer

8 :01x08 - Danger! Woman at Work

Nov/01/1966
When Greta takes a job at an employment agency, her boss takes a shine to her.
Guest Stars: Lloyd Bochner as Gordon | Charles Macaulay as Captain
Director: Richard Kinon

9 :01x09 - A Friend of the Family

Nov/15/1966
Greta's medication causes her to faint while out on a date with boyfriend Bernie.
Guest Stars: Richmond Shepard as Dr. Swann | Ceil Cabot as Nurse Higgins | Patricia Sides as Nurse Sharper | Valerie Hawkins as Cindy
Director: Bob Claver

10 :01x10 - Marriage Counselor

Nov/22/1966
Brahms sees Greta on the dance floor with another man so he decides that the "couple" need marriage counseling. Peter then gets his uncle to pose as the marriage counselor.
Guest Stars: Herb Edelman as Uncle Harry | Steve Harmon as Fred Finger | Susan Browning as Evie Finger | Joy Harmon as Model | Larry Bishop as Urchin
Director: Richard Kinon
Writer: Richard Baer

11 :01x11 - No Talent Scouts

Nov/29/1966
Peter is asked by Brahms to get the daughter of an important client into acting.
Guest Stars: Sally Field as Nancy Zogerdorfer | Severn Darden as Martin Martin | Cathy Lewis (1) as Mrs. Zogerdorfer | Ned Glass as Waiter
Director: Bob Claver
Writer: Richard Baer

12 :01x12 - That's How They Got Capone

Dec/06/1966
Hilarity ensues when Peter forgets to sign his income tax return.
Guest Stars: Allen Davis as Hatfield | Frank DeVol as Hanes | Gerald Hiken as Mullens | Jeri-Lynne Fraser as Francine | Marcelle Fortier as Edie
Director: Richard Kinon

13 :01x13 - GP Loves UU

Dec/13/1966
A visiting Italian Count falls for Greta.
Guest Stars: Fabrizio Mioni as Count Umberto Ugazzi | Jack Burns as Sgt. Krock | Jeannine Riley as Linda
Director: Bob Claver

14 :01x14 - Miss Greta Regrets

Dec/20/1966
Peter and Greta accept a dinner date with Brahms and his wife but trouble ensues when Greta's parents unexpectedly show up with her former boyfriend.
Guest Stars: James Frawley as Waiter | Paul Hartman as Patterson | Pert Kelton as Mrs. Patterson | Hal England as Arnie Stoner
Director: Richard Kinon

15 :01x15 - Peter by Moonlight

Dec/27/1966
Peter and Greta get caught up in an attempted corporate takeover of Brahms Baby Food.
Guest Stars: Nicolas Coster as Rod McHew | Shelley Morrison as Fran | Byron Morrow as Farley | Grace Gaynor as Yolanda | Helen Kleeb as Aunt Harriet | Karl Lukas as Workman | Linda Gaye Scott as Miss Wilson | Marcelle Fortier as Edie
Director: Richard Kinon

16 :01x16 - Alias Peter Patterson

Jan/03/1967
Peter finds himself in a full blown jam when two hot chicks begin vying for his affections.
Guest Stars: Arlene Charles as Cassandra | Eunice Christopher as Bernice Kramer | Linda Gaye Scott as Miss Wilson | Maide Severn as Mrs. Kramer | Susanne Cramer as Ingrid
Director: Bob Claver

17 :01x17 - Fair Play for Gypsies

Jan/17/1967
A fortune teller reads Greta's palm and tells her that she's lying about her marital status.
Guest Stars: Bridget Hanley as Eunice | Rose Marie as Madame Celeste | Don Saroyan as Gypsy Father | Geoffrey Deuel as Gypsy Son | Richard Dreyfuss as Rudolph
Director: John Erman
Writer: Richard Baer

18 :01x18 - A Couple of Home-Cooked Meals

Jan/24/1967
Peter must win over a prospective client so that Brahms Baby Food can be sold in her chain of stores.
Guest Stars: Louise Sorel as Ellen Hanley | Marcel Hillaire as Jean Pierre Dubois
Director: Gary Nelson

19 :01x19 - One Plus One Equals Too Many

Jan/31/1967
When Peter takes a job with another baby food company he has to hire an actress to impersonate Greta.
Guest Stars: Robert Emhardt as Barnaby | Sylvia Field as Mrs. Barnaby | Kay Reynolds as Sally | Arthur Adams as Headwaiter | Dick Wilson (2) as Waiter | Leonard York as Bus Driver
Director: Russ Mayberry

20 :01x20 - Kangaroo Kandidates

Feb/07/1967
Peter and Greta find themselves competing against Wally and Vera Frick for membership in an organization called N.O.O.K.--the National Order of Kangaroos.
Guest Stars: Ann Elder as Vera Frick | Frederic Downs as Grand Aroo | Hollis Morrison as Officer Flaherty | Johnny Silver as Newspaperman | Laurence Haddon as Desk Sergeant | Sammy Reese as Stool Pigeon | Vic Tayback as Prisoner
Director: Gene Reynolds

21 :01x21 - The New Secretary

Feb/14/1967
Peter hires a new secretary but she decides to quit after learning that he's married.
Guest Stars: Brooke Bundy as Cynthia May | Carol Wayne as Miss Orange Grove | Parley Baer as Addison Cartwright | Claudia Bryar as Mrs. Cartwright | Digby Wolfe as Gregory | Josie Lloyd as Miss Efficiency

22 :01x22 - The Business Trip

Feb/21/1967
Peter invites himself along on a business convention being attended by Brahms and the Fricks.
Guest Stars: Woodrow Parfrey as Moe | Vaughn Taylor as Haver | Lindsay Workman as Parson Perkins | Jerry Harper as Bellboy #1 | Steve Rinaldi as Bellboy #2

23 :01x23 - Engagement, Christopher Style

Feb/28/1967
Peter's in a real mess this time. After a night of hard partying, he wakes up to find himself engaged to an heiress.
Guest Stars: Marlyn Mason as Felicia Ferris | CeCe Whitney as Millie | Jane Betts as Charity | Joanie Larson as Sauna | John Barclay (2) as Palmer | Monte Landis as Dr. Finsterle | Stuart Nisbet as Professor | William Long, Jr. as Young Man | John Alvin as Businessman | Louise Glenn as Thin Girl | Marcelle Fortier as Edie
Director: Richard Kinon

24 :01x24 - Instant Fatherhood

Mar/21/1967
Peter receives word that his Italian foster daughter is coming to New York to live with him.
Guest Stars: Marj Dusay as Susan | Dan Ferrone as Steve | Henry Hunter as Judge | Jana Taylor as Renata | Marcelle Fortier as Edie
Director: Danny Dayton

25 :01x25 - The Soft Spot

Mar/28/1967
After Brahms hires a father-son management consulting team, Wally Frick uses the occasion to try to get rid of Peter from the company.
Guest Stars: Alan Hewitt as Chubb | Arlene Charles as Secretary | Astrid Lance as Inez | Jim Connell as Chub Jr. | John Considine as Ted | Larry Gelman as Waiter
Director: Bob Claver

26 :01x26 - The Secret Powdered Milk Affair

Apr/04/1967
Employees of Brahms Baby Food must undergo a security check when the company receives a contract to supply powdered milk to the government.
Guest Stars: Joseph V. Perry as Gowdy | Mike Road as Purdy | Ned Glass as Murray | Sammy Smith (3) as Green
Director: Bob Claver

27 :01x27 - My Occasional Brother's Keeper

Apr/11/1967
Greta has some explaining to do when her boyfriend takes a call from Brahms in Peter's apartment and identifies himself.
Guest Stars: Don Penny as Teddy

28 :01x28 - An Affair To Forget

Apr/18/1967
Greta's boyfriend Bernie thinks that she's become involved with Brahms.
Guest Stars: Eunice Christopher as Bernice Kramer | Murray Alper as House Detective | Diana Chesney as Cleaning Lady | Mason Curry as Party Guest

29 :01x29 - Oil Be Seeing You

Apr/25/1967
When Peter invests in an oil well scheme Brahms gets suspicious.
Guest Stars: John Anderson (1) as Colonel Thorndyke | Elinor Donahue as Linda Sue | Irwin Charone as Milo Benjamin | Carl Milletaire as Maitre'd
Director: Bob Claver

30 :01x30 - So Little Time

May/09/1967
Peter's mother announces that she will be staying with him temporarily due to paint fumes in her apartment.
Guest Stars: Ben Wright as Dr. Harley | Jean Marie as Barbara
Director: Richard Kinon
Warning: Occasional Wife guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 08:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 13, 1966
Ended: August 29, 1967
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