The antics of the Stone family is introduced as Donna tries to plan a weekend ski getaway, but her husband's on-call schedule makes the planning difficult.
When a kid at school makes fun of Donna for acting in the school play, Jeff defends her by getting into a fight and receives a black eye. Donna tries to teach him the finer points on how to box properly.
Donna, trying to prove that women are just as good as men, takes Jeff and his friends to the mountains for a camping trip by using her "girl scout mentality."
Mary gives a speech about what mother's must sacrifice, which makes Alex feel unappreciated.
Jeff has to work in order to pay for a football jersey if he wants to appear in the team picture.
A man abandons his child at the Stone's doorstep. Donna starts looking for who may have left the child, but begins to bond closely with the infant, while Jeff frets over having to have another sibling.
Donna is completely overbooked and must find a way to be at three events at the same time.
Mary hopes that the star of the basketball team, George, will ask her to the prom, but things get tricky when George falls for Donna instead.
Both Donna and Jeff work on fund raisers -- Jeff works to raise money for a new football tackling dummy while Donna tries to get a concert pianist to play at a benefit.
One of Alex's former patients stays with the Stones.
Alex is the judge at a beautiful baby contest.
Alex's comment on Donna's sneaky way she got him to buy her a beaded handbag for her birthday has her feeling insulted.
Donna's uncle comes for a visit and causes chaos around the Stone household.
Donna is upset that the Christmas spirit has been lost to the mighty cash register, until she pays a visit to the hospital and discovers that the lonely janitor, Charlie, has been secretly playing Santa for the children's ward for over twenty years now.
Mary has strung two possible dates out waiting for an answer to who she is going to go to the upcoming school junior prom with...but has she waited too long?
Jeff goes to a pediatrician under an assumed name after he injures his arm while joyriding in a friends stolen car. this comes shortly after being scolded about keeping up a respectable appearance as a doctors child.
A family friend in Military school, young David Barker, calls the Stone's and makes it known that his birthday is coming up. Donna decides to throw him a party, except it isn't really David's birthday at all.
Donna helps a proud man earn money by working at some odd jobs around the Stone's home. He needs the money to pay for Alex's service as a doctor for his ailing son, but refuses to take charity.
Donna must find a solution when Jeff is convinced that his parents love Mary more than they love him.
When Mary returns home from a date in tears, Alex and Mary each tell a story from when they were dating.
Donna tries to get her friends Bo and Celia romantically involved with each other.
Donna and Alex are throwing a 20th anniversary party for the Wilgus' unaware that Celia has left Wilbur.
Donna is disappointed when Jeff brings home his report card which is filled with low grades.
The Stone's allow David Barker to stay with them overnight after having been treated by Alex for rabies having said he was bit by the rat, unaware that "The Rat'' is the nickname of a kid at the Military academy.
Donna feels that people believe she is a genuinely nice person, causing her to purposely get upset with everyone for a day...but apologizes to them all the next day.
Mary is driving the family bananas in her attempt to win the school's vice presidential election.
While at a dinner party, Donna notices a newlywed couple attentiveness towards each other and wants herself and Alex to do the same.
Teen singing sensation Buzz Barry, is staying with the Stone's after he comes down with a case of the measles. Problem is, no one is allowed to let the secret out to their friends.
When the Stone's attempt to help the Kepler's reconcile their marriage, the plan backfires and causes a further rift.
Alex's former college roommate Biff Jameson, is coming for a visit. But as hard as they try, neither Donna or Alex can find out what he does for a living.
Donna finds her foot in her mouth after giving parenting advice and then finding herself tested by the very words she spoke when its discovered that Mary's new boyfriend comes from a long line of eloper's.
Although Alex is a pediatrician, he rushes to help Mrs. Wilgus when she is accidentally hurt. Her husband insisting that Alex has saved his wife's life, decides he must do something to show his appreciation. In order to show thanks, he tells Alex that he has learned a large syndicate is about to buy a big empty lot for a department store. Wilgus persuades Alex that a small investment will net him a huge return.
Donna learns that Dr. Jason the town's most beloved physician is planning to retire after forty years of practice. Donna becomes angry at the matter-of-fact way in which the townspeople take the doctor's retirement. She inspires the editor of the local paper to write a heartwarming editorial about the doctor, and tops this by getting the town council to sponsor a farewell dinner for him.
Donna is keeping herself busy with the "Have a Heart Hilldale" campaign, causing the Stone's to hire a maid, Miss Lovelace.
Donna has been hoping for a day alone with Alex for some time now, but when she realizes that the day maybe coming soon that the kids will be moving away, she finds that she may not be ready to let them leave.
Mary receives advice on love and relationships.
Alex feels compelled to keep the families good name and collect money in which Jeff owes.
Mary helps a shy student, Kenny, overcome his stage fright by giving him a lucky penny. But Mary then finds herself worried when she is paired up with the shorter Kenny for a dance in the school play.
Alex gives an excited Donna a tranquilizer while on a flight to the convention where he is scheduled to give a speech. But now she is groggy and is in danger of embarrassing him for his big day.
Donna decides not to purchase a new dress for an upcoming wedding, believing it would be a unnecessary expense.
Jeff's friend Doug tends to cause trouble when the two are at school, but Jeff lets it pass because he knows Doug only acts up because of the way his mother berates him at home. When Donna finds out the story, she invites Doug's mother to witness her "well-behaved" kids as they arrive home from school one day, to prove all kids are alike.
The Brandon's are parents for the first time and are constantly calling Alex in fear that their baby is sickly.
Mary convinces Jeff to attend the party of a girl from school so that she can meet the girl's brother.
Alex feels jealous when Jeff starts gushing over the new man who moved in next door to them.
Donna tries to immerse the family into culture when she is goaded into joining a literary club while attending a party. Her first assignment is to report on the epic "War and Peace" by Tolstoy, and has only one week to prepare.
The boys at school believe their new teacher, Miss McGuinness is too strict for their taste, so Donna pays a visit to see what this is all about.
Phillip, a friend of Jeff wants to play football, but his mother is afraid her little boy will get hurt in the games.
Jeff wants to join a club but discovers he is being black balled because the group doesn't approve of one of his friends.
The Stone's must figure how to dole out punishment to the kids without making either of them looking like the bad guy.
An argument ensues between Alex and Donna when she accepts an invitation to a party for a couple in which neither like.
Donna and Alex agree to chaperon Mary's Homecoming dance, which her date is with a college man she has never met.
Donna wonders if a comment by her friends on how lucky she is to have married Alex, doesn't have a double meaning as if she wasn't good enough for him.
Donna is under the impression that a talk from Alex has changed Jeff's disposition, unaware that he has a guilty conscious from being responsible for the injury to an elderly neighbor.
Donna and Alex are curious of why Mary has received a phone call and an engagement ring from Matt, a freshman at UCLA, yet hasn't informed anyone about what is going on.
David Barker is disappointed after his father gets remarried, having hoped that this would mean he could leave military school and come back home.
Donna takes a stand for all homemakers when she appears on the "Housewife Corner" show which is being broadcast from McClure's Market.
Jeff is intrigued with the idea of traveling around the world as his Uncle Dan does. But will Donna and Alex agree to let him go?
When a pair of friends have a marital spat, Donna steps in as a mediator.
Donna helps organize a meeting place for the neighborhood children with the help of the other parents, after Jeff and his friends get in trouble for making a hang out from an abandoned building.
In hopes of changing their routine lives around, Donna and Alex decide to go out of town on a Monday night. Only trouble can come from this...
Jeff's first assignment as Editor of the school newspaper is to write a negative article about doing homework.
Jeff and Mary's lax attitude towards schoolwork and their responsibilities at home causes Alex to lay down a new set of rules.
Donna is not too pleased when Alex is invited to a bachelor party for his former wild college roommate.
When Donna discovers that Jeff was born with perfect pitch, she signs him up for trumpet lessons, although he would rather be a member of the track team.
The Woman's Medical Auxiliary Dance was a smashing success, but cost more to put on than it took in at the ticket booth. So each of the auxiliary decide to make up the difference. Donna believes she can raise her share of the money by selling homemade pickles.
Mary is smitten with a new intern at the hospital, Dr. Lee
Alex is left to run the household for the week when Donna joins Jeff at his grandparents farm.
An old schoolmate of Donna comes to the Stone's home to see what married life is like with a doctor, now that she is engaged to one herself.
When it's discovered that Jeff owes everyone in the house money, Alex cuts off his allowance which causes him to make financial trades with his friends.
Mary helps to transform her very plain friend, Ellen, into a glamorous lady, to help her get a date to the school dance.
While Donna plays matchmaker to a new young doctor and a pretty nurse at the hospital, she and Alex both tell differing stories of how they first met.
Donna tells the town gossip about Kay Watson's pregnancy, which is a big mistake after discovering that she wanted to keep it a secret so she can keep working.
When Marys' old friend Petie returns home from military school, one look at a grown up Mary sparks a romantic interest in her old chum.
Aunt Lettie's visit sparks desperation in Donna and Alex when they try to remember what she gave them as a wedding present.
The family vote on whether Jeff can keep a stray cat that followed him home one day from school.
The Stones decide to head to a getaway place called Lakeview Lodge for the weekend but upon arrival discover that the place is a dump.
A woman says hello to Donna while she's eating lunch in a restaurant but Mrs. Stone has no idea who the greeter is and decides to discover her identity.
Neighbor Dennis (the Menace) Mitchell offers to help Donna redecorate the Stone house and ends up making things even worse.
After Jeff helps the Stones' Greek handyman write a love letter to his galpal, Donna mistakenly believes that her son is involved in a romance.
After seeing the palatial residence of her pal Ginnie, Mary is ashamed of the Stones' living quarters.
Mary falls for a new boy at school because he reminds her of what she thinks her father might have been like as a teenager.
Alex and Donna worry about Mary riding around in the jalopy of a pal that's made with parts taken from wrecked cars.
After Jeff scores in the genius range on a standardized test, the school principal suggests that the Stones enroll their son in a school more suited to his mental capabilities but the idea doesn't go over well with Jeff.
A neighbor thinks that the new handyman hired by the Stones is a thief.
After Alex gets hospitalized, he becomes the difficult kind of patient he's always disliked.
Mary wins a scholarship to a modeling school and soon discovers that her expenses are mounting.
Mary can't make up her mind which boy to date so she goes on a date with two young men.
While Donna's away at her college reunion, Jeff adopts a stray dog.
Jeff's pal Gordie fakes an injury to his leg and then pulls a Man Who Came to Dinner act so that he can stay with the Stones due to problems at home.
Donna and Alex go on a diet together while Mary pesters Jeff to repay money he borrowed from her so that she can purchase a new sweater.
Donna clamps down and tries to get Mary and Jeff to finish what they started.
Jeff hits a slump and to build up his spirits the rest of the family praises his mediocre imitations of movie stars. His head swelled, Jeff decides to enter the school talent show.
Mary begs Alex not to sell the seldom used family piano because she wants to date a boy who plays the instrument.
Alex takes the family to Hollywood in order to attend a conference about a children's clinic. The family hopes to meet a few movie stars but it rains the entire time.
It's Donna to the rescue when she steps into direct a play being put on by Mary's drama school.
Since Alex is away at a conference, and Jeff wants to go camping, Donna decides to step into the breach.
Donna tries to Americanize the Japanese wife of a new doctor in Hilldale.
Donna signs Alex and herself up for painting lessons so that they can spend more time together.
Donna encounters singer Tony Martin in traffic court when she decides to fight a parking ticket.
Alex's aunt arrives in Hilldale for a visit and resumes her romance with a former beau.
Donna and a galpal decide to open a poodle parlor where owners can bring their pooches to get groomed.
Mary tries to help the son of a family friend, who has dropped out of college, join the French Foreign Legion.
When the head of the Board of Health retires, Donna tries to get Alex the position so that he can keep more regular hours.
Alex decides to do his own income taxes and discovers that he owes money to the government because of Donna.
When a prized possession for Donna and Alex gets broken, the Stone children scramble to find replacements.
Mary swears off boys when she discovers that two of them tossed a coin to see who would take her to the dance.
Alex wants to go fishing with the boys but must get Donna's permission first.
After Jeff is elected class Treasurer, he manages to lose the class dues in the amount of $32.00. Can he find the money before the class picnic?
The school bully makes fun of Jeff for being in the choir so he begins lifting weights in order to buff up in case of a fight.
Mary balks when her beau wants his military school chum to attend the school dance with them but then she gets a look at the hunk in uniform.
Mary's new beau agrees to teach her how to drive. Will their relationship survive?
Alex causes a stir amongst his family when he decides to grow mustache.
Alex's Saturday mornings suffer when Mary and her beau Mark decide to open up a Saturday day care school to earn enough money to paint Mark's car.
Mary dates a boy who's actually a pop singer whom she dislikes.
Jeff might have to miss a father/son baseball game in order to redo a flunked English assignment.
After growing whiskers, Jeff decides that he needs to begin acting like a grown man so he insists upon taking a job to pay his way around the house.
On advice of a friend Donna decides to surprise Alex with a new hair color--platinum blonde.
A mysterious creature begins making noises at night outside the Stone house when Alex has gone out of town.
Jeff reluctantly agrees to date a new girl in town.
After a day where nothing goes right, Donna suggests that Alex take her on a picnic in the country.
After friends of theirs split up because of a foolish argument, Donna suggests that the childless couple adopt a baby.
Jeff gets expelled from school over a silly prank he and some friends played and he won't be allowed back in unless he names his co-horts in the prank.
Jeff starts a newspaper delivery service that soon proves to be more than he's capable of handling.
Mary tries wrangling an invitation to a dance from a new classmate who's also her French tutor as well as Jeff's competiton for odd jobs in the community.
Alex uses Jeff and Mary as his subjects when he decides to put some new child psychology theories to the test.
The grandfather of Alex's patient plans on paying his bill with winnings from a horse race.
To cheer up Mary after her ski trip gets canceled, Donna suggests that Alex take her on a trip to Chicago.
Donna tries to find out why a bright boy's grades aren't so hot.
A new boy at school tries to prove that he's the toughest hombre around.
Alex takes to driving around in an antique car he purchased thus making the Stones the laughing stock of the neighborhood.
Alex flies to Hawaii to treat the paralyzed daughter of a friend.
Mary quite contrarily decides to embark upon a singing career instead of attending college.
Jeff joins a science club and tries to help them raise enough money to purchase a telescope.
Alex decides to move his pediatric practice out of the Stone house and into an office building downtown.
With Alex and Donna away, Mary invites a friend over to the Stone house for a little get together that somehow turns into a huge party.
An airline offers Donna a free trip after she complains about its service.
Donna and Alex become tempted to move to the country after spending a weekend with friends who did just that and now live on a farm.
Jeff wins a part in the school play but has to deal with a temperamental leading lady.
The Stones try to track down the owner of a watch they purchased from a pawn shop.
Despite Donna's protests and lack of funds, Jeff is determined to take up go-cart racing.
Jeff's teammate on the baseball team has an overbearing father whom Alex decides to set straight.
After much cajoling, Alex agrees to let Mary go out on a blind date but she decides to cancel after seeing that the lad has big ears.
After playing the role of a fortune teller at a bazaar, some of Donna's predictions amazingly begin coming true.
A boy wants to find a way to ditch his tag along little brother. The Stones lend a hand.
The Stones meet a couple raising three children who are seemingly just like them--except that they frequently break into song.
The Stones rent an RV for their vacation trip to a lake resort. Chaos ensues.
Jeff and pal Smitty hastily try to arrange dates for their junior prom.
Employee Jeff comes up with a plan to advertise his employer's bicycle shop.
Sports editor Jeff tries to wrangle an interview with baseball all-star Don Drysdale for the school newspaper.
Jeff and Mary both need help from Alex on urgent matters but he's pre-occupied with a critically ill patient.
Mary proclaims that she's in love after attending the wedding of a galpal and her parents are afraid that she plans to elope to Las Vegas.
Jeff is suddenly very nice to his mother, who (not having been born yesterday) immediately suspects an ulterior motive.
Donna fills in for her husband's nurse, who is on vacation. She discovers that her husband is a different man at work...
Jeff and his pal Smitty want to build a sailboat. To raise the money, they've decided to cease dating for a time. But Mary may derail this plan when she brings her friend Joanne home as part of her own plan: she wants her brother to ask Joanne to a dance.
Jeff wants to look older so that he can regain the admiration of his girlfriend Angie, and hits on a plan: wear glasses. Now all he has to do is convince his parents and an eye doctor that he needs them!
Mary decides she needs to leave home to ease conflicts between herself and her family, so she moves into the college dormitory.
Dr. Stone tries to spend the day with Jeff at the Father and Son Golf Tournament, but emergency calls keep interrupting. Jeff still loves his father despite them, proving it with a song.
Jeff discovers a lost bird and convinces himself it is a rare specimen. But after he sends the story around, he learns that the bird isn't all that rare.
Advertiser Carter Melville recruits Donna for his research project about how long housewives spend completing chores, calling her a "typical housewife." Donna resents this and resolves to prove she's not typical.
Mary knows her friend Clay has a talent for singing. But Clay is painfully shy, and that prevents him from doing anything with his gift. So Mary sets out to help him, enlisting her brother Jeff to plant a tape recorder where it will collect a sample of Clay's singing that she can give to people who will recognize his talent and help him explore it.
Jeff and Smitty contrive to get Jeff's dad to take them camping. Alex thinks Jeff wants some father/son time, but Jeff has something different in mind - the site he picked is very near where his girlfriend has camped.
Donna believes obstetrician Harriet Robey, who has served the community for her entire professional life, has earned a testimonial and a car to go with it. She works hard to make sure the doctor receives her due.
Mary regards Steve Callahan as an ill-mannered lout whose skills have bought him forgiveness. So she sets out to correct what she sees as character flaws.
Jeff picks up a raffle ticket someone else dropped. It's the winning ticket, so he must now decide whether to keep the car, or return the ticket to the original owner.
Jeff has generously loaned money to several friends, leaving him unable to afford an outing unless he can get them to repay him. That reminds Donna that her husband has several patients in arrears, so she asks him to ask them to pay up.
Jeff and Smitty have a conversation with Al, a telephone lineman, who sells them on independence. Jeff decides to travel to another town without any money as an experiment in independence.
Mary's friend Marcia Haversham wants a small, simple wedding, but Marcia's mother Binnie has different plans. Mary tries to help them reach an agreement.
Jeff and Mary agree to take care of the house while Donna runs for town council. But then Alex dreams about what life would be like with Donna as Mayor or Governor, and decides he wants her back home.
A mysterious woman wearing sunglasses presses a hundred dollars into Donna's hand and asks her to purchase a large Chinese horse statue at an auction of unclaimed freight. Donna purchases the statue, but the woman disappears, leaving the Stone family to wonder what's going on.
After one of Mary's boyfriends calls her "wholesome" she's not sure whether to be insulted or complemented. Ultimately she decides to change her image, to become more mysterious and edgy in hopes she'll interest more boys.
Trisha, an orphan, follows the Stones home from the park and declares that she is a member of their family. They try to find her real parents (not knowing they are dead) and eventually turn up her uncle, who sees how much Trisha loves being a member of a family, and how fond the Stones are of her. He arranges for them to adopt her, adding a new member to their family.
Mary must face the disappointing part of having a little sister: she must baby sit Tricia instead of going in a date.
Jeff gets into a huge fight with his girlfriend on his birthday - then rebounds to an older woman.
As he leaves on a camping trip, bachelor Red offhandedly comments that modern life has made women soft. Irate, Donna collects Mary and the pair follow Red, Alex and Jeff into the wilderness to prove they can "rough it" as well as the men can.
Donna, on behalf of a charity, volunteers to visit an older lady who lives in an old Victorian mansion. The longer she stays, the creepier she finds the house.
Mary wants to spend Spring Break at Snug Harbor. Donna and Alex arrange to chaperon her secretly, by renting a fishing boat.
Donna and Alex plan a weekend getaway, but Donna suspects Trisha will be sick because she's behaving the same way Jeff used to before he got sick - eating bananas. Dave Kelsey tries to convince her she's wrong, and it turns out he is: Jeff gets the fever; Tricia has a different reason for eating bananas...
A boy at college has latched onto Mary, following her everywhere and "protecting" her from other boys. She decides to find him someone else on whom to lavish his attention.
Charlie Brubaker is a handyman, but mostly what he loves doing is making kids laugh. Tricia likes him and invites him to fix small things around the house, but he causes more problems than he solves. Meanwhile, Fletcher the ice cream man actually doesn't like kids - but he's a very capable handyman. Donna suggests the men swap jobs so both will be happier.
Alex's colleague Dave Kelsey, tormented by his in-laws, moves into the house next door to the Stones. His wife Midge knows nothing about running a house, so Donna helps her settle in.
Jeff is dating Joanne, and Mary is dating Scotty. But at a college dance, Jeff and Mary discover that Joanne and Scotty would rather date each other!
Jeff's excited to visit Chicago where he can see his pal, pitcher Don Drysdale, again. He hopes to score an interview with the athlete for the school paper, but he may be disappointed...
Joyce and Sabrina compete to win Jeff's invitation to a big dance. It seems Sabrina has the edge, but each of them tries her best - and the only advice Jeff receives from his family is "flip a coin."
Jeff buys an old bus at auction and plans to turn it into a school bus, but when it breaks down no one can repair it. Mary fears the relic will ruin her party, but Donna decorates it and makes it part of the party!
Jeff asks Rosemary to the senior prom. Later, Smitty tells him he's been nominated for Senior Class President, and that attracts the attention of Dolores, who is prettier than Rosemary and want Jeff to take her, instead. What will Jeff do?
Nancy's grandfather has spoiled her to the point that her parents finally forbid the old man from seeing her. He steps around that by sending Nancy gifts via her friend Tricia Stone, bring the Stones into the middle of it.
Tricia's artistic contribution to the Stone household doesn't bother Donna until she learns that her husband has invited dinner guests over.
Jeff saves a child's life, and the girl's wealthy mother offers him any reward of his choosing. Ah, temptation...
Donna and Alex plan to spend a weekend in the mountains with their neighbors the Kelseys - and then reconsider.
With a lot of work Jeff finally convinces Donna to let him play for the high school football team - but she insists he not actually carry the ball!
The Stones discover someone they don't know surveying their back yard. It seems there is a new highway under plan, and it might pass through the Stones' homestead...
Jeff needs money to repay his parents for various harms he has inflicted on their home, so he starts a business selling trees. The Stone backyard soon becomes his stock yard - and then he can't sell the trees because a boy with a crush on Tricia carved hearts in all of them!
Mary's unexpected return from college causes problems for the Stone household.
Alex recieves a bill for $500 for uniforms for the school's marching band, and he wants to know what sort of promises Jeff made on his behalf...
Alex receives a special delivery letter that he will not discuss. The more closed-mouthed he gets, the more curious Donna gets...
Jeff learns the hard way that even the best of friends wear out if you use them, when he takes advantage of Smitty's good nature one time too many.
Donna models and expensive evening gown in a fashion show. Alex likes what he sees, and buys the the expensive dress.
Jeff's problem, once again, is money: he hasn't got enough to participate in a radio project. Then he receives a package containing exactly the required equipment, and after that a series of calls and radio contacts from a girl who won't identify herself.
Mary returns for a visit, and arrives in time to help Jeff escape an embarrassing predicament involving "fund raising."
Jeff invites Janice to the Candlelight Ball, without the funds to pay for it!
Donna remembers the birth of her oldest child, Mary.
Jeff and his friends start a band - and no one seems to want to be around when they start playing...
Donna and Alex remember how summer jobs at a service station almost drove a permanent wedge between Alex and Smitty.
Dave Kelsey and his wife Midge have different recollections of the blind date Donna arranged that started them down their road...
Tricia gets kicked out of the fishing club because the boys decide that girls can't join - not even tomboys.
Donna and Midge face driving tests, and both of them are nervous about whether they'll pass.
Dave Kelsey brings Tricia a tiny fawn. She becomes enchanted with the infant animal and wants to keep it but of course she cannot.
Dave Kelsey makes one of the deadliest mistakes a man can: he compares his wife Midge's cooking unfavorably to Donna's.
Tricia and several of her friends go into business using teamwork to complete various chores, but they wind up causing Dave Kelsey more problems than they solve - until Tricia makes a clever substitution that deftly repairs the friction between Dave and his wife, earning her Dave's gratitude.
Midge has racked up a $13 debt by borrowing money here and there from Donna, who now tries to figure out how to get her to repay it.
There's money to replace the washing machine, or to buy Alex a new set of golf clubs - but only one of these. Alex and Donna are each determined that their idea for the money is the right one.
Jeff graduates from high school and Donna takes a trip down memory lane - specifically, through Jeff's past escapades.
Alex mumbles something in his sleep, and Donna can't understand it, which makes her curious. At first, even Alex doesn't know what he said. But when he realizes what it was, and won't tell Donna, her itch of curiosity gets even worse...
Nancy Patterson writes a book about her college flames. That could be bad news for Dave Kelsey, since he was one of them.
The Stones and the Kelseys decide they've been seeing too much of each other.
Jeff's baseball skills bring him to the attention of various college scouts. How will a kid barely out of high school handle that kind of attention?
Donna and Midge decide to take golf lessons so that they can spend more time with Alex and Dave. But they may just learn that hitting the ball is only part of the reason for golf...
Jeff has been saving up his allowance to buy a special gift for his parents anniversary, but is unaware that they have made plans to go back to the cottage they spent their honeymoon at.
Alex's "old ways" father is making a trip to visit his the Stone's, complete with his old jalopy and homemade blackstrap molasses.
A hospital charity baseball game finds Willie Mays, Leo Durocher and Don Drysdale playing for the team.
A policeman mistakes Donna's broken down car as the vehicle in which an armed convict is hiding in.
Mary turns into an amateur psychologist when she comes home from college with an award and begins to analyze her family.
David believes he will try his hand at the stock market after Alex has some success in his first venture.
A childless couple, Dave and Midge Kelsey, watch the kids while Donna and Alex go out of town.
A pair of hobos poses as Russian royalty and receive a red carpet reception from the town.
Alex believes that Donna still has old pictures of her former boyfriends hidden somewhere in the house.
Mary recalls a story of when her boyfriend attempted to teach her how to drive, as Jeff is attempting to do the same with his girlfriend.
As Alex and Dave prepare for Midge's surprise birthday party, the girl's seem to be keeping one step ahead of them.
Alex is put to the test when a taxi cab brings a pregnant woman to the Stone's home, who is expecting twins.
After having patted herself on her back by explaining to Alex how good she is at keeping track of her money, Donna discovers she has overdrawn the checking account.
Midge believes she has a talent for predicting futures by looking at the cards, and Alex is starting to agree after a few of her predictions seem to be coming true.
Mary discovers that one of her boyfriends is no longer available as she comes home from college.
Jeff and Smitty feel they are ready to live on their own and want to rent an apartment near the college.
Midge is jealous when a man in a restaurant flirts with Donna and not her.
Alex's grandfather decides to enroll in the same college as Jeff.
The painter that Donna has hired seems to be doing everything but the work he was hired for.
A school home economics assignment has Jeff suggesting that Karen take charge of her home for a week.
Jeff finds $500 inside a suitcase he bought at a public auction.
A shopping trip ends with the bumper disappearing from the family car for Midge.
Jeff discovers that life is not just routine after taking a part time job at an old fashioned gift shop.
Alex hides the fact that he is saving trading stamps so he can get a golf club he wants, since he teases Donna for saving them.
When Dave's attractive goddaughter comes for a visit at the Kelsey's, Jeff begins spending much of his time there.
Everyone believes Jeff's story that his friend Walter Gordon was responsible for saving a little girl's dog.
Jeff finds out that the invitation to a dance at the ski lodge has been received by the wrong girl, and must now figure how to get out of the miscue.
A weekend of boating with the Stone's and Kelsey's ends up starting all kinds of unforeseen problems.
Trisha's outbreak of measles will keep her from attending a family trip, so Donna plans an indoor outing.
Jeff is blamed when his date goes on a wild spree during a date with Theresa. She has lived a sheltered life with a strict father, and uses this date as a chance to live free.
Donna is frantic over the loss of her wedding ring, a family heirloom from Alex's family.
Jeff isn't too enthusiastic over being named chairman of the college Freshman-Sophomore party, until he meets his female co-chairman.
Donna is unsure who won a prize at the Ladies' League Benefit luncheon, she or Midge?
Jeff really wants a used car he saw at a dealership, even though the dealer has cautioned him against buying the heap...which is older than Jeff.
The Stone's are unsure why the department store has deied them credit, listing them as a risk.
Jeff and Alex are so moved by a retirement speech given by professor James Caldwell, that they initiate a drive to get him reinstated.
When Donna takes an aptitude test as requested by Jeff, she discovers a hidden talent for writing. Donna decides to write about her family, but her comments do not go over well with Alex or Jeff.
Donna is upset when the city decides a tree outside the Stone's home needs removing, a tree which Donna believes she is the owner of.
Jeff's good friend is joining him at college and brings with him some fine credentials and straight A grades. So why is he struggling to fit in?
Alex's father and Midge's mother both show up for a visit at the same time.
Jeff and Scotty are surprised when their girlfriends compete against them at a sports-car rally.
Jeff turns the Stone's garage into a recording studio so they can record his band for a record.
Jeff can land a job as a counselor at a Summer camp if he can recruit two kids as campers.
Jeff and his fraternity brothers decide the will redecorate a cottage they are going to use for the summer.
Jeff and Scotty offer Smitty some advice about women, convinced that he can't handle them on his own.
Jeff's friends circulate a petition to get him on the ballot for city councilman.
Donna and Alex have been struggling to assemble a complicated stereo system for Jeff's birthday, unaware that he and Smitty have been working on repairing their errors.
Donna and Alex are frightened over the idea of Jeff and Bebe wanting to get married.
The Stone's take a trip to San Fransisco where they meet Willie Mays in person.
The owner of a French restaurant has agreed to teach Donna and Midge how to speak the language.
Alex is upset when an old flame of Donna's, Mark Claridge, makes a donation to the hospital in which he must handle himself.
The Stone's wish they hadn't asked for advice of the best place to stay while on vacation after receiving different opinions from everyone they know.
Alex feels his strength and morales are decreasing since they began going from party to party each night.
After failing a test which judges how youthful one is, Donna, Alex and Midge decide to recapture their youthful spirit.
Amy and Bull Bullock will offer anything to buy back the Stone's home in which they had sold them many years ago.
When Leslie Gore makes a stop in town, Jeff and Smitty decide they will ask her to record one of their songs.