29 September 1953
Danny is upset to hear after being away for months his kids call him "Uncle Daddy".
6 October 1953
Danny objects to his 11-year-old daughter going to her first formal dance with a boy, until he is reminded of his own youth.
13 October 1953
Danny returns from a three-month night club tour, and plans a second honeymoon.
20 October 1953
When Danny asks once too often that his mother-in-law babysit for him, he gets a lesson in adult psychology from his two children.
27 October 1953
Danny forgets that it's his 12th wedding anniversary.
3 November 1953
10 November 1953
The household is in confusion when an English musician friend of Danny's overstays his visit by three weeks.
17 November 1953
On Danny's birthday his kids pay more attention to a kind old sea captain who lives in the building. Danny finds away to regain their attention,as a dad and for his birthday.
24 November 1953
1 December 1953
8 December 1953
Danny urges his wife to work in the office of one of her career-minded college friends. If she spends a hard day at the office, Danny promises to do the "easy" job of taking care of the house.
Season 1, Episode 12: Wonderland15 December 1953
A radio contestant wins the privilege of spending the weekend at the home of her favorite comic Danny Williams. The over-aged bobby-soxer who arrives at the house upsets the Williams' plans for a quiet weekend.
Season 1, Episode 13: Christmas22 December 1953
Season 1, Episode 14: Toledo29 December 1953
Danny goes back to his native Toledo and meets his old friends.
5 January 1954
Danny and his wife see a play in which the long-married husband develops a roving eye. Margaret's imagination causes jealousy. She's sure Danny, too, has a wandering look, when Rusty shows her a picture of Danny kissing a blonde.
12 January 1954
19 January 1954
26 January 1954
2 February 1954
Season 1, Episode 20: Burlesque9 February 1954
Season 1, Episode 21: Black Eyes16 February 1954
23 February 1954
Margaret is explaining to her bridge club how she showed Danny a mink coat in order to get him to buy her the ring she really wanted for her birthday. Unfortunately, the new tape recorder was running. Danny hears the conversation and decides to teach Margaret a lesson, but Danny is the one who learns the lesson.
2 March 1954
Season 1, Episode 24: Night Club9 March 1954
25 March 1954
23 March 1954
30 March 1954
6 April 1954
Danny tries to help his mother-in-law, Julia, land a starring role on a television series, when Danny learns that Julia is depressed that she's too old to land any acting roles.
Season 1, Episode 29: Pittsburgh13 April 1954
20 April 1954
28 September 1954
The family plans a clever ruse to end Danny's severe case of jitters about his career as a night club entertainer. Meanwhile, Rusty wants an allowance.
5 October 1954
Danny must decide whether or not to have a nose job to get a movie contract.
12 October 1954
19 October 1954
26 October 1954
Danny is incensed by Rusty's report card and warns his son that the next step may just be military school.
2 November 1954
When a producer promises Danny a part in a film, the Williams family prepare for their trip to Hollywood.
9 November 1954
Danny has high hopes and expectations for his film career, as the Williams arrive in Hollywood.
16 November 1954
Danny is in hot water with Margaret when he is unable to join her to celebrate their wedding anniversary.
23 November 1954
Margaret acts as peacemaker between her mother and her aunt, but enlists the help of an unsuspecting Danny.
30 November 1954
The Williams family is in an uproar. Terry's been asked to a school dance, her very first date. Danny can't understand all the excitement.
7 December 1954
Danny's wife Margaret has a first-class case of neglect symptoms. She discovered that the spotlight that shines on Danny isn't big enough for both of them. The family must make Margaret feel wanted.
14 December 1954
The Williams family are in an uproar when Danny wins the "Father of the Year" award and is slated to appear on a magazine cover.
21 December 1954
28 December 1954
Margaret and Danny decide to eschew New Year's celebrations for a nice, quiet evening at home.
4 January 1955
11 January 1955
Now that she's older, Terry persuades Danny and Margaret to find her a room of her own.
18 January 1955
There's much joy in the Williams' household when Danny lands an appearance on television.
25 January 1955
When a French celebrity stays with the Williams, Terry is crazy for him and all things Gallic.
1 February 1955
Margaret hires a governess for her children even though Danny doesn't like it. But when her mother shows up to spend time with the grandchildren, more problems arise. Soon she wonders if having a governess for her children is indeed the best idea when her children become TOO polite.
8 February 1955
15 February 1955
22 February 1955
1 March 1955
Terry turns 13 and is invited by a young man to celebrate at a chic restaurant.
Season 2, Episode 24: Peter Pan8 March 1955
After seeing the play, 7-year-old Rusty imagines that he can fly like Peter Pan, so his father invites the theater's elderly stagehand to the house to dispel the fantasy and bring Rusty back down to Earth.
22 March 1955
Danny balks at paying for piano lessons for Rusty and Terry when it's quite evident that neither of them have any musical aptitude.
29 March 1955
Danny needs some publicity and reaches out to a journalist friend to write an article about Danny and his family.
5 April 1955
Danny is approached by a philosophy professor to deliver a lecture before his class.
12 April 1955
Though Danny wants to spend more time with Rusty, he balks at appearing in a silly costume for a father and son show at Rusty's school.
19 April 1955
When Danny turns his back on a club owner who needs his help, Danny's conscience kicks when he has a nightmare about what might have transpired if Danny had lent a hand.
26 April 1955
Danny grudgingly agrees to take the family to visit old Mrs. Finch, who took care of Margaret Williams when her parents were on the until Rusty becomes lost searching for arrowheads.
13 September 1955
In an effort to get closer to Rusty, who has become obsessed with Davy Crockett, Danny dons a Davy Crockett outfit to understand Rusty's latest fad.
20 September 1955
Rusty wants to play little league baseball, but he fails his try-out with his neighborhood team, the Giants. Danny, who owns a vacant lot on which the Giants want to play their games, makes a deal to allow Rusty to play and Danny to be the coach. However, Rusty's team loses due to his very poor play.
27 September 1955
Margaret is very upset when Danny is invited to perform at the White House and she was not invited to attend.
4 October 1955
Terry acts as referee when Danny and a new next door neighbor nearly come to blows.
11 October 1955
Danny encourages Rusty to get a job as a paper boy, then misses the free time they spent together.
Season 3, Episode 6: Big Shot18 October 1955
When Danny gets a traffic ticket, he tries to use his celebrity to status to get himself out of it.
25 October 1955
Jesse finally gets Danny booked into the London Palladium, fulfilling Danny's lifelong dream, but Danny's family has other plans for that evening.
1 November 1955
The family are off to London for Danny's huge gig at the Palladium, but family's nerves are in tatters -- it's their first time on an airplane.
11 November 1955
Surrounded by English arts and letters, Danny dreams he is Robert Browning and Margaret is Elizabeth Barrett, during their time together in London.
15 November 1955
Danny and Margaret find themselves hobnobbing with the English aristocracy, as Danny prepares to perform at the London Palladium.
22 November 1955
On their way back to US from England, Margaret and Danny discover that Terry and Rusty have sneaked back a souvenir -- a genuine, English kitten.
29 November 1955
After three of Danny's former flames have written to him, Danny dreams about what life would have been like had he not married Margaret.
6 December 1955
Misunderstandings abound when Louise thinks she's about to get the sack from the Williams, when in fact they are planning a surprise party for her.
13 December 1955
When Danny lands a role in a stage play, he models himself after boxing champ, Maxie Rosenbloom, who thinks that Danny is interested in becoming a boxer.
20 December 1955
Jesse offers Danny a chance to get in on an oil investment he's making on a tip from a Texas client. Danny gets buyer's remorse and is convinced he's going to lose all his money.
27 December 1955
Terry is excited when she's given permission to throw a party for her friends, but Danny feels rejected when she doesn't pay heed to his suggestions on what it takes for a successful party.
17 January 1956
Margaret begs Danny to have a look at a song she's written, and, in short order, Danny finds himself involved in a plagiarism suit.
24 January 1956
Margaret develops an inferiority complex when she realizes Danny, Rusty and Terry have each won an award for something -- and Margaret has not.
31 January 1956
7 February 1956
Danny and Rusty share an evening of anxiety -- Danny's opening a new act at the club the next night and Rusty has to recite the Gettysburg Address before his entire class the next day.
14 February 1956
21 February 1956
Danny is taught a valuable lesson when he tries to force Terry to sing and dance in the school play.
28 February 1956
Terry wants to be accepted into the Psi Psi Psi sorority, the most exclusive sorority in the school, even though most of the other sororities want her. She is afraid she might not get accepted because her father is an entertainer rather than coming from a background of bankers, lawyers and the like. Meanwhile Uncle Toonoose, who hasn't seen Danny in years, comes over. Terry learns something about appreciating her family heritage.
6 March 1956
When Jesse books more clients, Danny thinks he should be paying more attention to him and believes it's time for them to go their separate ways.
13 March 1956
20 March 1956
27 March 1956
3 April 1956
Louise, the Williams' housekeeper, is troubled at Danny's announcement that the family are leaving New York for a new life in Chicago.
10 April 1956
Danny is in search of a qualified piano player to accompany him to Japan on his upcoming USO tour.
17 April 1956
It is Danny's birthday, but Danny's children are more interested in the plight of the old sea captain living in their apartment building's basement, who has led an exciting and a dangerous life, than they are in giving Danny a birthday present.
1 October 1956
After losing his wife, Danny thinks that he is unable to provide and give the attention that his children need, so he sends them away to boarding school.
8 October 1956
While Danny is still hobbled with a broken leg, he gets Nelson Eddy to fill in for him down at the club.
15 October 1956
Terry is ashamed of Danny and his loud manner when she starts dating the son of a conservative banker.
22 October 1956
The father of Rusty's friend tells Danny that he is not being enough of a pal to Rusty and that may be hurting their relationship.
Season 4, Episode 5: Den Mother29 October 1956
Rusty's Cub Scout Pack needs a Den Mother so he asks Danny to volunteer for the job.
5 November 1956
Danny suggests to Terry that she forgo her tomboy ways when she falls for a boy who won't give her the time of day.
12 November 1956
Danny is excited at his Texas booking, until he learns who'll be in the audience.
Season 4, Episode 8: The Diary19 November 1956
Danny feels like a real stinker after he stumbles upon Terry's diary and takes a peek.
26 November 1956
Danny wants Rusty to perform with him on an upcoming TV show.
3 December 1956
Danny's booking agent, Phil Brokaw, and his press agent, Liz O'Neill pressure Danny to go back to work, but Danny refuses to acknowledge he no longer needs crutches for his still-heeling broken leg.
10 December 1956
Danny is quite taken with his new vocal coach and tries to persuade her to audition for some Broadway producers.
17 December 1956
Danny is at loggerheads with Rusty's Cub Scout troop, when they have different ideas on Danny's role as Master of Ceremonies for their upcoming show.
24 December 1956
Anticipating the first Christmas without Margaret, Danny invites a troupe of circus clowns for Christmas dinner to cheer Rusty and Terry.
31 December 1956
Danny and Benny interfere with Liz's love life, be that as it may.
7 January 1957
Danny challenges Rusty's music teacher to perform in his club.
14 January 1957
Danny's kids sabotage his date.
21 January 1957
Danny is surprised to find Wilma, a young girl from Iowa, in his home. She wants to make it in show business and finding no one will give her an opportunity decides Danny is her last chance. He tries to give her a helping hand.
28 January 1957
Danny blows off an anniversary dinner date with close friends, by accepting a blonde bombshell's invitation to her high society champagne supper.
4 February 1957
Danny suspects a down-and-out comic of stealing his material.
14 February 1957
Danny's depressed because he thinks his kids have forgotten that it's his birthday.
21 February 1957
Danny meets a woman he hopes might become the mother he's wanted for his kids, but the kids aren't so sure she's right for the job, or him.
28 February 1957
Danny wants to portray his songwriter-friend Harry Ruby in a TV special.
7 March 1957
Uncle Tonoose arranges a Lebanese-style marriage for Danny.
Season 4, Episode 24: The Model14 March 1957
Danny is unhappy with Terry's firm plans to attend modeling school, but takes a subtle approach when trying to dissuade her.
21 March 1957
Danny gets a call to perform at the Sands, but it means he has to back out on a promise to play at Rusty's school. Rusty cries "you don't love me, I might as well be an orphan", and promptly runs away - to an orphanage. SONG: It All Depends on You
28 March 1957
When Rusty's baseball team loses 16 consecutive games, Danny intervenes and becomes the team's umpire.
4 April 1957
Rusty has the measles, and Kathy is introduced as his visiting nurse. Terry is staying with friends to avoid exposure, and does not appear.
11 April 1957
Kathy is over the measles, which she had caught from Rusty. Danny tries to get her to go on their first date, but she plays hard-to-get. Danny's chauvinism comes into play, while Rusty also has trouble with his girlfriend Ruthie.
18 April 1957
Kathy's young daughter feels threatened by her mother's new relationship with Danny and attempts to sabotage their relationship.
25 April 1957
Terry and Rusty scheme to get their father to propose to Kathy.
7 October 1957
Danny and Kathy with three children along take a delayed honeymoon in Las Vegas but Danny draws the family's ire by entertaining spontaneous crowds against his pledge that this was to be a non-working vacation.
14 October 1957
Terry has been running the household since her mother's death: managing meals, shopping, laundry, and looking after her father. Kathy tries to explain gently that she is taking over running the house, but Terry isn't giving up her position without a fight.
21 October 1957
Danny's Uncle Tonoose comes to town to meet his new niece-by-marriage, Kathy, which is actually an inspection to determine whether she will be officially accepted into the family. Unfortunately, Uncle Tonoose's shabby treatment of Kathy seems to indicate that he does not approve of her.
28 October 1957
Terry has to decide between asking Dinah Shore or Kathy to sing at a fund-raiser at her school. Terry does not want to hurt Kathy's feelings, but she would rather ask the popular singer Dinah Shore.
4 November 1957
Rusty tells Linda that he can convince his parents to do anything he wants, and to get anything he wants. Rusty knows how to manipulate Danny and Kathy. It works, until they catch on to his game.
11 November 1957
Danny and Kathy are told they are an old established couple who are content to stay at home and relax. They decide to show that they can be just as active as other couples by cramming in one activity after another.
18 November 1957
Kathy's father was away on a 3-month trip when Kathy and Danny got married. They didn't want to wait, and her father's not happy he wasn't at the wedding. As a matter of fact, he isn't happy with Danny at all. Rusty doesn't understand why Danny is putting up with all the insults and bad behavior. Danny tries to explain that Mr. Daly is Kathy's father and his elder and deserves his respect.
25 November 1957
Rusty finds a wallet and Danny explains to Rusty that returning it to him is the right and honorable thing to do. Danny accompanies Rusty to the man's apartment and Rusty is expecting that the gentleman will give him a reward. Danny convinces Rusty that he still acted honorably, irrespective of whether or not he was compensated for his honesty. At that moment, the doorbell rings and Rusty receives a very nice surprise.
2 December 1957
Terry is very excited about her new part time job in a dress shop. However, the bloom is off the rose when Terry complains about an aggressive co-worker, who manages to get to customers before Terry has a chance. Danny intervenes when he sends a decoy, a girl from the Copa, to the shop, in order for Terry to make a hefty sale.
9 December 1957
Terry and her friend Peggy are hoping to join an exclusive sorority at their high school, but Terry is refused membership because her father is in show business, which is considered lower-class by the the snobbish social club.
16 December 1957
Rusty announces he is entering the Soap Box Derby. Danny and Mr. Daly go down to the basement to help Rusty, but argue over the design and each end up building their own cart. They are so busy arguing that neither notices Rusty has left the basement.
23 December 1957
When a man at the Copa is forced to give up his dog, Danny brings the pup home to Rusty. Rusty is thrilled, but when the man comes to visit the Williamses, Rusty sees how attached he is to the pup and how much the pup is attach to the lonely gentleman. Rusty realizes he can't keep the dog and figures out a way to reunite the pooch with his former owner.
Season 5, Episode 13: Chess Game30 December 1957
Kathy's uncle Sean is coming to visit Kathy and her new Irish husband. Kathy isn't the only one to stretch the truth; to get out of losing a chess game Uncle Sean has Danny send word back to his old foe Paddy McCormick in Dublin that he's died. Now Paddy's coming for the funeral. SONG: It's the Same Old Shillelagh.
6 January 1958
Liz thinks Danny will be thrilled with her good news -- she's booked Bob Hope for a benefit Danny is doing for the Heart Fund. Danny hits the ceiling when he hears the news, convinced that Bob Hope will do all that he can to steal the show out from under him.
13 January 1958
On the day on which he is opening his show at the Copacabana, Danny is afraid to see or be served by 'Evil Eye' Schultz, a waiter at Lindy's Restaurant with a reputation for jinxing anyone's opening night performance if he serves them that day.
20 January 1958
In Lindy's Restaurant, Danny tells waiter Oscar Schultz (nee 'Evil Eye'), who is getting married to a woman with children, why not to take the children along on the honeymoon. Danny's own difficult honeymoon with the children is shown in flashback.
27 January 1958
Danny gets annoyed at the imperious Mrs. Greenson, head of Kathy's ladies' club, when she suggests that Rusty is incapable of selling more raffle tickets than her son. Danny picks up the gauntlet and uses his nightclub act as a venue to help Rusty exceed all expectations. Danny and Kathy have second thoughts, however, when they consider that Danny's tactics give Rusty an unfair advantage and that Mrs. Greenson's son is very diligent and works tirelessly to sell his tickets.
3 February 1958
Rusty is being bullied at school. Danny takes Rusty to his gym where he has fighter Max Baer teach Rusty to box. Unfortunatley, when Rusty becomes the bully Danny and Max have to find a way to teach Rusty not to fight.
10 February 1958
Danny returns from an entertainment tour and just wants to stay home and relax for a while. However, Kathy has signed him up to be the director and producer of a charity show at the hospital where she worked - without asking him first.
17 February 1958
The school is having an awards ceremony and the fathers are invited to say a few words. Rusty is receiving an award and Danny is going, but Rusty's friend (played by Johnny Crawford) is going alone to get an award for "Best English". When Danny goes to the shoe repair shop to persuade the father, he finds out the real reason the father isn't attending. Danny gives a touching speech on emigrants at the ceremony.
24 February 1958
Danny is alarmed to learn that Terry has been spurning classmate, Donald Cooper, in order to swoon over Dean Martin. Danny enlists Dean to figure out a way to place his wayward teenager back into the arms of the hapless, but far more suitable, Donald.
3 March 1958
The decibel level in the Williams household is nearly unbearable when Danny's voluble Uncle Tonoose meets Kathy's bombastic father, Mr. Daly.
10 March 1958
Kathy's nerves are frayed by Danny's constant hollering at her and the kids. But she's even more distressed once he's stopped his constant carping.
17 March 1958
Danny and Benny discover a wonderful new singer while passing through Rock Ridge, West Virginia.
24 March 1958
Terry's friends have band practice at Danny's house, preparing for a PTA show. Danny protests because it is rock & roll and not real music. When Danny finds out the principal cancels the band, Danny starts supporting the band's music.
31 March 1958
When Terry has trouble acting her part in The Merchant of Venice and Danny is unable to help her, Rusty finds a erudite beggar in the park and presents the beggar as a drama coach but Danny is skeptical of the man's qualifications.
7 April 1958
Kathy's father visits and stays with the William's. Kathy tries to convince her father to stay for a long visit. Since he is unemployed, he decides to stay.
21 April 1958
When Rusty complains that Linda tags along with him, wherever he goes, Danny reminds Rusty that Linda is his sister and that families should do things together. Kathy overhears Danny's lecture and suggests that she accompany Danny to his poker game that night.
28 April 1958
Danny notices that Rusty is very impressed that his friend's father is an a prominent attorney. Sensing that Rusty may be ashamed of Danny's show business career, Danny invites his son's friends to watch him perform, hoping to garner Rusty's respect for what Danny does each night at the club.
5 May 1958
Danny is not at all pleased with Terry's new and very wealthy teen aged friend, Connie Coleman. She's very uppity, dresses like a chic and much older woman and has Terry putting on airs. When he encounters Connie's parents, he learns that they are globe trotters and care very little about their daughter. Mindful of this, Danny's views towards Connie change and he urges the Colemans to pay greater attention to their daughter, who loves the Williams household for the love, care and concern exhibited towards Terry there - and for what what's lacking in her own home.
12 May 1958
When Liz signs a beautiful blond dancer, Dawn DuBois, as part of his new act, he's convinced that Kathy will become insanely jealous of the young woman. When Liz protests and Kathy exhibits great enthusiasm and praise towards Dawn, Liz is vindicated in her estimation of Kathy, much to the upset of Danny. But is Liz right or is Kathy playing possum?
19 May 1958
Danny pulls out all the stops to put his very best foot forward when a hard nosed columnist writes a column on everyday life at the Williams household.
26 May 1958
Rusty is hell bent on finding a job, to prove to his father that he doesn't need an allowance. Danny protests, but relents at his son's determination to earn his own way. Rusty shines shoes, but when he encounters a needy boy who polishes shoes because his family relies on his income for groceries, Rusty gives the boy his earnings. What Rusty doesn't know is that his act of generosity is witnessed by Kathy and Danny, who tells his son he has earned his respect and acknowledges his entering manhood.
6 October 1958
When Danny is asked to co-host a charity special with Bob Hope he is worried that Bob will steal the show.
13 October 1958
Kathy thinks Danny is sending the wrong message to Rusty, who is running for Class President and is using his father's suggestion to throw a rally, replete with lots of ice cream and Danny's telling jokes, to 'buy' votes for Rusty.
20 October 1958
When Danny and Kathy disagree and argue about who proposed to whom, Mr. Daly urges Danny not to apologize to his daughter.
27 October 1958
Danny reads an article about teenagers running away to get married. As a result he gets worried over his own teen-aged Daughter, Terry. Then he finds out she is going steady with a boy named Walter, which only worries him more. "Walter" is played by Rusty Hamer's real life Brother, John Hamer.
3 November 1958
Chaos ensues when, because of Kathy's forgetfulness, Danny and Kathy dine with the Wolfs, where they weren't invited, much to the dismay of Mr. and Mrs. Fox, where they were invited.
10 November 1958
Rusty balks when Danny won't give him $15 for a model airplane, but Kathy and Danny promise Linda a locket from the tooth fairy.
17 November 1958
Danny fully expects to perform at Rusty's Cub Scout show for the third consecutive year and is annoyed at be asked again, until he finds he's been replaced by Jack Benny.
24 November 1958
After Uncle Tonoose, family matchmaker, has married off his last relative, he comes to visit Kathy and Danny and announces that he wants to lead the life of a playboy.
1 December 1958
When Danny tries to calm a terrified Linda, who needs her tonsils removed, he soon needs some consolation himself.
8 December 1958
Tension mounts between Danny and Dinah Shore, when they are slated to open at different nightclubs on the same night.
15 December 1958
On the eve of a 20 year reunion with old Toledo chums, Danny is feeling a bit smug at his great success with one year of high school while he friends completed their education. The tide turns when the group reunites and Danny learn that Charlie is an eminent surgeon, Harry, a prominent NASA scientist and Joe, a senior member of the diplomatic corps.
22 December 1958
Bored with her housewife routine, Kathy accepts a glamorous job at a fashion magazine.
29 December 1958
After encountering a group of wayward young men, who possess huge musical talent, Danny intervenes with school authorities to put them on the straight and narrow, with a view towards launching their show business career.
5 January 1959
Danny convinces Ricky Ricardo to move to his apartment during their nightclub engagement, assuring Ricky that Kathy will be a good influence on an out of control spendthrift, his infamous wife, Lucy Ricardo.
12 January 1959
Uncle Tonoose travels from Toledo with Danny's cousin, Stephen, in tow, asking Danny to scratch Stephen's itch for a show business career.
19 January 1959
After Danny lectures the children on the meaning of helping the less fortunate, Rusty and Linda bring "Kentucky Cal," a lonely drifter, home for dinner. Kathy and the kids become attached to the colorful Cal, but Danny wants to know more about this mysterious character.
26 January 1959
Danny is outraged when Rusty and Linda are assigned minor roles in their school's upcoming production of "Alice in Wonderland" and argues with Mrs. Foster, the play's director. When she resigns in a huff, Danny takes over, only to find himself with Bob Hope, whose nephew has also been cast, offering his own unique style of 'shtick' while advising Danny on his direction.
Season 6, Episode 18: Red Tape2 February 1959
When Kathy's friend takes in a Norwegian exchange student, Danny, missing his teen aged daughter, Terry, who's away at college, decides to sign on as well. When the authorities deem the Williams' household unsuitable because of Danny's profession, Danny, Rusty, Linda and Kathy set out to change their thinking and are determined to house their very own student.
9 February 1959
Danny awaits the arrival of Italian exchange student, Gina Minelli, with great anxiety. The Williamses do everything they can to welcome the shy and homesick girl, but Danny, particularly, makes all the wrong, albeit, well intentioned moves. Inevitably, he stumbles upon the right tack and a very happy Gina feels very much at home.
16 February 1959
Danny receives a letter from his old and beloved friend and mentor, Otto Nielsen, telling him that his daughter, Shirley, is in New York, hoping to land a job at the Copa. Danny is dismayed when he meets Shirley, a brassy, gum chewing girl who can't sing. When a worried Otto shows up at the Copa, he doesn't recognize the beautiful and innocent daughter who left home three weeks earlier. After some attitude, wardrobe and vocal adjustments, Danny is captivated by Shirley and sees a bright future for her in show business.
23 February 1959
As Gina attempts to adapt to the American high school social scene, Danny takes it upon himself to help her get the attention of the star football player.
2 March 1959
Rusty turns to Danny and Kathy for advice when he becomes smitten with a cute girl at school.
9 March 1959
Gina is thrilled to learn that her idol, Frankie Laine, is performing with Danny at the Copa. She and her friend ask him if he would perform at their high school dance and Mr. Laine, who has taken a shine to Gina, consents. Gina is overjoyed, but as she's getting ready for her exciting evening, Kathy, a former nurse, notices that Gina is down with the measles. Danny promises Gina that Frankie Laine will come back to the Williamses apartment to sing to her after the dance, but Frankie says he has other plans - without the Williamses knowledge, Frankie goes back to their apartment and makes a pizza pie for Gina, the happiest patient in New York City.
16 March 1959
Danny takes a ribbing from Phil and Harry, both confirmed bachelors, when they ask Danny along on a fishing trip, but know that he must ask Kathy's permission to go. When Danny protests that this is not true, things get even stickier when the men go back to the Williams' apartment and Kathy tells Danny that she's made vacation plans, without consulting him.
23 March 1959
When suave Mario Firenze, a young man from Gina's hometown, arrives at the Williamses, he charms everyone with his continental ways. He takes an interest in a befuddled Gina, who tells Danny and Kathy that his family are aristocrats and that he would never give her the time of day back in Palermo. Everything is clarified when Gina receives a letter from her mother, warning her that Mario has traveled to New York to use Gina and enlist Danny and his show business connections to further his singing career.
30 March 1959
Danny is furious with Phil, when he loses all of the material for Danny's opening at the Copa. The two cross swords and Danny fires Phil. Kathy intervenes when she goes to visit Phil, who has found the missing jokes and song parodies. Phil hands over the envelope and Kathy puts it in her purse, which she subsequently loses. Kathy's in a panic when she breaks the news to Danny, who characteristically explodes. In the midst of their bickering, the building doorman produces Kathy's handbag. Phil drops by, the two men reconcile and Danny has everything he needs for his opening.
6 April 1959
Kathy's grandfather comes to visit the Williamses, but Grampa must be watched. He is on a very strict diet, but insists on eating everything that's not good for him. After admonishing him and cajoling him, Danny uses some psychology. Danny gives him carte blanche to eat whatever he wishes, but Grampa refuses. He confesses to Kathy and Danny that he enjoys the thrill of the hunt and comes to realize and understand that he must comply with his doctor's orders.
20 April 1959
When Danny is nominated to be Abbott at the Friars Club, he encounters opposition from some of the membership.
27 April 1959
One night after Danny's show, an enthusiastic and very wealthy fan comes backstage, requests that Danny do his act all over again for him and promises to take him to the most expensive dinner in New York. Danny politely refuses, but the gentleman is persistent -- the next day, the Williams' apartment is inundated with expensive gifts for everyone, much to Danny's extreme annoyance. That evening, the gentleman visits the Williams' apartment, to apologize for his behavior and it becomes increasingly evident to all that this is a kind and lonely man, who simply wants Danny's friendship, something Danny is happy to give to him, but not to sell.
4 May 1959
Danny asked his family not to make a big deal about his birthday and is unhappy that they are doing as he asked. Kathy had planned a surprise party for that night and asked Danny's accompanist Benny to take him out and keep him busy. Instead Danny goes with Ed, a fellow member of the Friar's Club, who shows up before Benny. No one knows where their guest of honor is, will there be a party?
11 May 1959
As the battle of the sexes heats up between Danny and Kathy, Gina gets a phone call to tell her that she's been nominated to run for Class President. It's wonderful news, except she's running against her steady boyfriend, Buck. Danny backs Buck and Kathy helps Gina in their respective campaigns, until some ugly leaflets are floated around the school urging students to "Vote American." Buck is hurt for Gina and steps aside and Gina accepts to the applause of every student assembled in the school auditorium.
18 May 1959
When a dozen kittens are delivered to the Williamses, Danny realizes that, yet again, he's the victim of one of Charley Halper's practical jokes. Danny plots his revenge when he suggests to Charley that they engage Muriel Schultz, the Williamses chubby, temporary maid, suggesting to Charley that's she's beautiful and hugely talented. Muriel is a performer and takes her Copa debut very seriously and Danny soon realizes that she will be hurt by all of this and Danny and Kathy figure a way out of all of this. The only solution is to allow her to perform as scheduled and, ultimately, the joke is on everybody when she turns out to be a terrific singer and a huge success.
25 May 1959
Nobody gives Linda's imaginary friend, Mr. Jumbo, a second thought until a school psychologist visits Danny and Kathy and suggests that Linda cannot separate fantasy from reality and faults Danny for all of this. Danny does all he can to spend quality time with his daughter, but when pressed, Linda will not admit that Mr. Jumbo is a figment of her imagination. Danny threatens to spank her for lying to him, but she is literally saved by the bell, when "Mr Jumbo," a new doorman at an adjacent building is at the door, vindicating Linda and utterly discrediting school shrink, Miss Richter, who has created much unnecessary grief for all involved.
5 October 1959
Terry is coming home after 2 years of school in Europe. Danny is expecting his little girl, but Terry is full of psychology theories which she happily applies to the family. As Kathy explains to Danny, "she's wearing a new education and wants to show it off." When Terry attempts to assert her grown-up status, Danny utters those fateful words, "as long as you live under my roof." Will Terry stay or leave?
12 October 1959
Danny had a car accident. He's perfectly willing to forget it as there was little damage, but the other person insists on going to court to prove it was Danny's fault. Danny gets mad and says to go ahead, his children were in the car and witnessed it. When Linda says she wasn't paying attention, Danny asks Rusty if he saw it without stopping to ask what Rusty saw. Rusty is torn between helping his father and telling the truth.
19 October 1959
Linda's new friend "Charlie" is not allowed to play with her. Chou Li's father has deemed her a bad influence. Danny and Mr. Chow butt heads over the true meaning of respect.
26 October 1959
Terry believes Danny's marriage is in trouble because he takes Kathy for granted. She thinks their marriage should be more like her newlywed friends Jerry and Bunny, but each of Terry's romantic suggestions results in crossed wires.
2 November 1959
Terry is dating a string of European playboys who all have no money. When Danny gets a $70 bill for meals, he comes up with a plan to cure Terry of foreign moochers.
Season 7, Episode 6: Jealousy9 November 1959
Kathy is jealous when Danny is out all night helping a former showgirl who is now a headliner. Danny laughs her jealousy off as a perfectly natural reaction - for a woman, which only makes Kathy determined to prove men can be jealous too.
16 November 1959
Terry has fallen in with a bunch of beatniks. Danny not only can't understand what they're saying, he's not sure he understands the way they think.
23 November 1959
Rusty is having bully problems at school again. This time Danny has him lifting weights to build up his strength and confidence.
30 November 1959
Danny wants Pat Harrigan to propose to Terry, but Uncle Tonoose has a different idea.
7 December 1959
Danny's new show is a bomb, so Milton Berle stops by to offer him encouragement. Milton goes on to say he's left showbusiness - hadn't Danny noticed? - and is doing great in oil investments. Danny decides to follow suit and quit showbiz too.
14 December 1959
Kathy and Terry are not happy when Danny and Pat cancel their plans in order to work on fixes for the new show. When Danny backs out on their vacation, Kathy plots with Charlie Halper to change Danny's mind - by making him think he's seeing little green men.
21 December 1959
Danny's building was sold and the new landlord doesn't like noise, pets, or people in showbiz. Danny is miffed when the landlord tells him to stop playing the piano. Danny says there's nothing in the lease about piano playing, only pets. Wait until Danny finds out Kathy and the kids have smuggled in a dog.
28 December 1959
The Friar's Club is having a Family Night Talent Show so Danny has rehearsed a musical dance number for Rusty and Linda, and is planning to sing Daddy's Little Girl with Terry. Kathy is upset that she's not included as part of the "family" show. When Danny reminds her that she has no theatrical talent, Kathy leaves the next morning to make the audition rounds. SONG: My Mother Won't Let Me Cross the Street
4 January 1960
Danny and Pat want to pick up a side business. Charlie lets them in on a deal to tear down a building and put in a parking lot. All Charlie has to do is get rid of the nightclub that's leasing the building, and the tenants are way behind in the rent so that's no problem. Or at least it wasn't until Danny and Charlie go to check out the place and find an old friend has sunk all her money into the club. The old owner let them slide until the nightclub could build up a following, and she is worried the new owner won't give them any more time. SONGS: My Mother Was A Lady (If Jack Were Only Here), and It All Depends On You.
11 January 1960
Danny is up for a big network show, but the network decides to give it to Jack Benny. When Jack shows up at Danny's place to say no hard feelings, Danny loses it. Why you? All you do is say "well" and everybody laughs. Jack asks Danny "what do you think, I'm in league with the devil?" When Jack leaves, Danny starts thinking.
18 January 1960
Danny and Kathy can't agree on where to hang their new painting. Terry and Pat had discussed where to go for their honeymoon and reached a decision - until Danny and Kathy weigh in and each try to get their way.
25 January 1960
Kathy has been excused from jury duty, but Danny insists it is her duty to go. When Kathy points out that Louise is on vacation, Danny says he has time off and can run the house while Kathy is gone. After all, how hard can it be? Kathy decides to let him find out.
1 February 1960
Rusty comes to Danny for help with a decision. A local merchant will buy the baseball team all new uniforms if they let his son pitch once in a while - but the boy's a terrible player. Danny tells Rusty not to sell out. When Phil says they turned down a network show because the sponsor wants a yes man, Danny tells him to go make the deal and turns into "a weak-kneed apple-polishing hypocrite".
8 February 1960
Danny enters in his new tailcoat to make an announcement. He has just secured the Cotillion Room for Terry's wedding, she's going to have her dream formal wedding with champagne and caviar. Terry is thrilled. Uncle Tonoose arrives to say everything is set for the wedding: cousin is stomping the grapes for the wine, 6 trucks of relatives are on their way (and 1 truck of sheep to roast), the violinists are booked. It's going to be a real old-fashioned Lebanese wedding, three days and nights. Who is going to tell Uncle Tonoose no?
15 February 1960
Danny is arrested by Sheriff Andy Taylor for going through an unnoticed stop sign in the town of Mayberry.
22 February 1960
The family is about to meet Pat's father (Jack Haley). Pat Sr is delighted to meet everyone, except Danny who "stole" his song. The two make up, but continue to fight over everything from the engagement toast to the wedding guests. SONG: about Irish names in Hollywood
29 February 1960
Cousin Habib has chosen who will give his eulogy, so Uncle Tonoose tries to one-up him again. He wants Danny to give his eulogy - and to write it now so Uncle Tonoose can hear and approve it.
7 March 1960
Rusty gets a new football uniform. When he and his friends go up to his room so he can try it on, Linda tags along. Rusty stops her, telling her "Football is for boys. You were born a girl, better luck next time." Linda wants to be included, so Linda becomes "Louie".
14 March 1960
During Pat's bachelor party, he tells Danny that he can't possibly give Terry the life she deserves. Pat is calling the wedding off.
21 March 1960
Danny wants to pitch in and help a reluctant Rusty with a father/son project: building a doghouse.
28 March 1960
Everyone is caught up in the last minute plans for the wedding - except for the father of the bride who is feeling like a third wheel.
4 April 1960
Terry's only been gone one day and Danny's already down in the dumps missing his little girl. When he gets a phone call to fill in for an ailing Jimmy Durante, Danny thinks that would be a wonderful break for Pat - and a way to get them back in town.
11 April 1960
Danny is excited to get a visit from his boyhood friend Jim (Jim Backus) who used to look out for Danny when they were boys in Deerfield, MI. Danny is proud to show Jim his success, but Kathy figures out Jim was hoping Danny still needed him.
18 April 1960
Danny tries to help a talented young singer whose career may be hurt by his surly attitude.
25 April 1960
Rusty plans to go to the school dance stag so no girl will "get her hooks into me". Barbara is eating her heart out for Rusty to ask her, but all Rusty sees is a baseball teammate. Danny gives Rusty tips on how to treat a girl hoping Rusty will ask Barbara, but Rusty gets so much confidence that he asks the most popular girl in school to the dance.
9 May 1960
Mr. Gaylord is a famous artist who just might paint a Williams family portrait. Of course he would have to get to know the family before making up his mind, and to do that he moves in.
16 May 1960
A show business reporter is talking about her wonderful son who is coming to visit from military school. When she is called away on an overnight assignment, Danny suggests they look after her son for the night hoping he will be a good influence on Rusty.
23 May 1960
Linda is mad because she lost her skates and Danny and Kathy refuse to buy her a new pair. She cries "you don't love me" and decides to run away from home. Big brother Rusty tells her to forget it, it's a bad idea. Rusty tells her about the time he ran away from home (Season 4 episode 25) in flashbacks. Danny got a call to perform at the Sands, but it meant he had to back out on a promise to play at Rusty's school. Rusty ran away - to an orphanage.
3 October 1960
When the mailman in their new apartment building tells Linda his feet hurt, she decides to help him by delivering some of the mail (without asking him). Kathy sees all the mail in Linda's room and tries to deliver it before Linda gets into trouble. Kathy hides the mail she can't carry and when Danny comes home and finds it, he comes to the only possible conclusion - Kathy is a kleptomaniac.
10 October 1960
Rusty gets his report card and no one is more surprised than he is to see all A's. Danny is so proud that he goes overboard. When Rusty's teacher tells him that she made a mistake, Rusty is at a loss how to break it to his father.
17 October 1960
Danny feels that his comedy performances aren't as respected as stage performers, so he enrolls in a drama school in order to become a "serious" actor.
31 October 1960
Danny is doing a show with glamour girl Lisa Lazlow (ZsaZsa Gabor). Kathy learns they have worked together before and Danny sang Kathy's song (But Beautiful) to Lisa in the show. Lisa doesn't help matters by playing up to Danny. SONG: But Beautiful
7 November 1960
Danny reminds Kathy one time too many that she proposed. Kathy insists Danny propose to her, after a courtship. Until then, she doesn't consider their marriage "final".
14 November 1960
Doris is dependable, capable, and single. She can fix plumbing, electrical, a carburetor, and tells Kathy she doesn't need a husband. When Phil comes over to talk Kathy into letting Danny go out of town, he says how wonderful that Danny has such a dependable, capable wife and what a shame he never meets anyone like Kathy.
21 November 1960
Uncle Tonoose is coming to visit. Rusty and Linda's friend says he's a liar nearly causing a fight. Kathy is worried about the effect of Uncle Tonoose's stories. Danny assures her they're harmless - until Uncle Tonoose says he knows middleweight champion Kid Moore. Kid Moore is coming to the apartment tomorrow to rehearse with Danny. Will the confrontation expose the truth?
28 November 1960
The whole family is at the club for Linda's birthday. She sings a song, and the next day Charlie wants to book her on Danny's upcoming TV special.
5 December 1960
Danny has a terrible toothache and is determined not to go to the dentist. Kathy is just as determined to make him go and enlists Charlie's help to get him there.
12 December 1960
Danny is being replaced at the club for two weeks by his old friend, and recent widower, Buddy Bruno. The only problem is Buddy and his daughter are on the lam from social services.
19 December 1960
It's Christmas time and Kathy promised a neighbor she'd talk to Danny about meeting two sisters who wrote a Christmas song. Danny explains that songs don't make money until they are published. The sisters say they have a publisher who gave them a contract and only charged them $75 in pre-publishing costs. Danny and Charlie smell a rat and set out to get the money back.
26 December 1960
When Rusty breaks one of Danny's golf clubs, he knows he'll be grounded and he's afraid his team will lose their next game. Rusty talks Linda into taking the blame for him now in exchange for him taking the blame for her at a future date. Kathy suspects Linda is not strong enough to have broken the club. Kathy, Danny, and Charlie all try to get Rusty to confess.
Season 8, Episode 13: The Plant2 January 1961
Danny's landlord, Mr. Heckendon, on seeing a plant Danny has received from a fan recognizes that the plant is quite rare and needs a lot of attention if it is to survive.
9 January 1961
Rusty and Linda want to go to the movies. When Kathy says no, they complain what good is learning about democracy in school when there is no democracy in their home. Danny comes up with the brilliant solution of having the family vote on everything, but no one can be a sore loser. He comes home to find the kids eating cake and ice cream, and Kathy informs him that while he was gone they out-voted her two to one. Danny has to find a way to stop the voting without being a sore loser.
16 January 1961
Danny gets a parking ticket that he feels was wrongly issued. He assembles his defense team for a court appearance: a nuclear timer expert and Rusty who can testify that there was time left on the meter.
23 January 1961
Danny arrives home from an out of town engagement to find Kathy on the couch in a ratty robe, with curlers in her hair, and fighting a bout of sniffles. When Danny complains about her appearance, they have an argument which gives him material for his act. Danny comes home and tells a now dolled-up Kathy what a hit the material was. They have another fight about him telling everyone what happened. SONG: Makin' Whoopee
30 January 1961
Danny is helping Rusty rehearse his drums for the school orchestra try-outs. Kathy enters saying it's nearly 11 o'clock and past Rusty's bedtime. As they continue, the landlord arrives and tricks them into continuing until after 11 pm when he announces they've broken their lease and will be evicted in the morning. Kathy invites him over for coffee and cake in an effort to change his mind. Unfortunately, no one in the family believes Kathy adds enough rum to her cake, so everyone adds more. SONG: Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey
6 February 1961
Uncle Tonoose arrives in New York determined to invest his life savings so he will be able to send his grand-nephew to college, and on to medical school. To keep him from investing with a man he met on the bus, Danny suggests he invest in the club. Charlie is not happy, and even less happy when Uncle Tonoose changes the menu, the dancers, and starts driving customers away.
13 February 1961
Rusty has been treating Danny like a bottomless dollar bill dispenser. Danny decides to give Rusty a large amount of money of his own to see how he handles it. Rusty can't make up his mind how to spend it - or where to keep it.
20 February 1961
Kathy hires a swami. Danny recognizes him as an old burlesque performer and tells Kathy that burlesque is more than people remember. Some of the great comics got their start in burlesque. Danny and Charlie come up with an idea to put some of the old routines into the act and bring the former star back to work.
27 February 1961
Rusty decides to become a talent agent. He then signs up a children's vocal group and negotiates to book them on the Ed Sullivan Show.
13 March 1961
In a takeoff on Damon Runyon's Pocketful of Miracles (Lady for a Day), the Williams's Irish scrubwoman admits she's been writing home to an old beau that she is a successful musical theatre performer. She's invented a loving family of a daughter, and two grandchildren (a boy and a girl). Her old beau is arriving in New York tomorrow, what can she do? SONG: Nothing Could Be Finer (Than to be in Carolina).
27 March 1961
Danny is dead-tired after just having flown from New York to Los Angeles to work out plans for a big show, accidentally took two sleeping pills, and has no place to sleep because there are four conventions in town and an incompetent employee of the firm he is working with forgot to make a hotel reservation for him.
3 April 1961
Danny hires Paul Pryor (played by Paul Anka
) to sing at his club, but when he sees the effect Paul has on the audiences, he starts feeling very, very old.
10 April 1961
Charlie tells Danny there's an old fan Ed from Chicago in the audience and gets extremely nervous when Danny asks if it's Ed Riley. "Ed Riley, the gangster?" Charlie stutters. Charlie has nothing to worry about, but Skip Harris the notorious comedy material thief not only tells Danny he's stealing his jokes, but manages to thoroughly offend Mr. Riley as well. Danny and Charlie try to warn Skip he's in danger, but he doesn't believe Danny.
17 April 1961
Rusty has a classmate do his history homework for him so Rusty can go to basketball practice. Danny finds out and tells Rusty no more basketball. The only problem is the team is in the finals, and the next game is the playoff. Rusty's team hasn't won in decades and the whole school campaigns to make Danny change his mind.
24 April 1961
Rusty's Scoutmaster is moving away and Rusty has volunteered Danny to replace him. Danny is complaining he doesn't have time - until retired Major Hegendorn (their landlord) is interested. The scout organization says the only fair thing is to let them compete for the job by each leading for a week.
1 May 1961
Rusty and Linda want to earn their very own money to donate to the hospital drive, so they are doing a magic act. Charlie's friend can fit out a set of tails with magic tricks, but the performance is that evening so they have to go right away. Rusty doesn't have money to rent tails and Kathy has just picked up Danny's. There's no time to wait and ask Danny, so Kathy gives permission. Danny arrives home with good news, he's been asked to speak at the United Nations that night but his family isn't home. He needs his tuxedo, but his tails are laying out and they would be much better - or would they?
8 May 1961
Jean and Bess are having coffee at Kathy's and bragging about how they are always helping their husbands by solving their problems and keeping them from making bad business decisions. Danny comes home that night and Kathy gets into a fight with him because he has no problems. She overhears Danny in a phone call with Charlie talking about when his dressing room will be painted, and suddenly she realizes he has a problem. The problem is Kathy soon has best friends Danny and Charlie suing each other.
15 May 1961
Danny has found a talented young female singer he thinks could make it big, but the girl's mother wants her to finish her education first.
22 May 1961
It's Danny's birthday. "Again? I just had one last year." This time Kathy and the kids give Danny his gifts before breakfast. Kathy asks Danny what he wants to do for his birthday, and he says a quiet dinner with just the two of them. Then he finds out Mr. Heckendorn is throwing a big bash and apparently they are not invited.
2 October 1961
Bill Dana joins the cast as elevator operator Jose Jimenez (a character he made famous before the phrase politically correct). In this twist on Cyrano de Bergerac, Jose tells Danny he is in love. He has never spoken to his love, because "you may not have noticed, but I have an accent". He convinces Danny to record a song for him to send his lady-love. SONGS: June in January and The More I See You
9 October 1961
Linda is being punished and threatens to run away (again). Danny tells Kathy to ignore it, kids never mean it and Kathy reminds Danny that Rusty meant it when he ran away. Linda comes out with her suitcase. Danny wants to let her go, but Kathy won't let Linda out of her sight. Danny arranges with Charlie to get disguises to follow her and then lets Linda out of the house. SONG: Be Kind to Your Parents.
16 October 1961
Linda is playing mailman again, but she's learned her lesson. Instead of taking new letters, she's using old ones. Kathy's old love letters from Danny. Kathy is upset that her letters are all over the building, but Danny is embarrassed.
23 October 1961
Rusty has an audition for the band at the YMCA. The band leader (Harry James) tells Danny that Rusty needs to play the same as the other boys. Of course he doesn't blame Rusty, it's his teacher's fault. His style is not to teach a bunch of flashy tricks, but to teach the boys the basics and give them a solid grounding in music. Danny tells him that he is Rusty's teacher - and it's all downhill from there.
30 October 1961
Nothing but trouble can result from adding an unexpected visit from Uncle Tonoose to an already visiting Mr. Daly. Peace doesn't last long when Danny and Kathy get them to stop arguing over who should stay, who is the better man, who is stronger - until they declare the only way to resolve the issue is hold an Olympic competition.
13 November 1961
The Halpers are over for dinner, and Danny isn't happy to see the way Bunny bosses Charlie around. Danny convinces Bunny to stop and "let Charlie be a man", and then Charlie isn't happy.
20 November 1961
Danny finds a dent in his car, but after the countless jokes in his act the night before about women drivers (while Kathy was at the club) he doesn't dare tell Kathy. Danny tells Charlie he'll use the housekeeping money Kathy keeps in a jar to get the car repaired and replace it as soon as he can get to the bank. Unfortunately, Kathy discovers it is missing and calls the police.
27 November 1961
Jimmy has raised his niece Carla who is now graduating from college with top honors "Sigmund cum Laurie". Jimmy wants to send her to live with her aunt in Boston now that she's educated because he feels inadequate. Carla doesn't want to go, so Danny says he'll give Jimmy a crash course in art, literature, and haberdashery so he'll fit in with Carla's college friends. SONGS: Return to Sorrento (in Italian), Inka Dinka-Dink
4 December 1961
When Kathy sprains her ankle Danny and Charlie are volunteered to serve as leaders for Linda's brownie troop. At the troop's picnic, a bratty little girl's shenanigans lands Danny in court.
11 December 1961
Uncle Tonoose arrives just as Danny and Kathy are leaving for dinner and the theater. All the family members in Toledo have collectively purchased a piece of land for a family cemetery. Uncle Tonoose doesn't like the location of his plot, so he's left Toledo for good. He's going to live with the only family members that respect him - Danny's family. Not to worry though, he's not staying for good, just a few years.