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Season 9

28 Sep. 1968
The Great Pregnancy
The family is cleaning house together, with Katie doing a lot of heavy lifting and using strong chemicals. When Robbie finds her lying down after having fainted, Katie claims that she was just resting. Her mother arrives at the Douglas house unexpectedly, announcing that her woman's intuition tells her that Katie is pregnant, which a doctor visit confirms.
 
5 Oct. 1968
Dr. Osborne, M.D.
When it's time for Katie to go see a doctor for her pregnancy, a lot of people recommend their doctor. But her mother makes an appointment for her to see their family doctor Roy Osborne and Robbie is not exactly willing to go to him because he's a G.P. When they go to his office and see that he basically works out of his house Robbie is even more convinced that they should see a specialist. But Katie likes him.
 
12 Oct. 1968
Life Begins in Katie
After Katie feels her baby moving for the first time, expectant father Robbie decides it's time for him to mature and take life more seriously. Meanwhile, Ernie's friend's Gordon (Butch Patrick) has a dog that is also pregnant, with Tramp as the father, so Ernie also wants to be more involved with the birth of the puppies.
 
19 Oct. 1968
The Grandfathers
Steve meets with a hard-boiled Air Force general to sell a company product, but the general - himself a new grandfather - learns that Steve is about to become a grandfather, becomes an easy sell as he eagerly shares his experiences as a grandfather.
 
26 Oct. 1968
The Baby Nurse
Rob and Katie realize that they will need help with the baby immediately after it is born, and seek out to hire a baby nurse. Uncle Charley wants the job, and is disappointed by not being asked, so he sets out on a series of baby sitting jobs to gain experience. He panics in his first experience with an actual baby and needs to call in Katie for advice, but he quickly becomes the favorite baby sitter in the neighborhood. While Rob and Katie realize he could do the job, they feel it is too much to ask now that Charley has a successful baby sitting career, but Charley ...
 
9 Nov. 1968
Big Ol' Katie
Katie feels like she is getting as big as a house, even bigger than her pregnant friend who is over due. While Robbie is away on military reserve training (again!), Steve takes Katie to her OB appointment where the doctor reveals why she is getting so large - Katie is having more than one baby! Katie doesn't want anyone to know before she can tell Robbie, but she's already getting her first labor pains and Robbie cannot be contacted.
 
16 Nov. 1968
My Three Grandsons
With Robbie away on Army maneuver training, and still unaware that his wife is expecting multiple births, it is up to Steve and Uncle Charley to get Katie to the hospital when her labor pains start. At the hospital, rules only allow two people in the waiting room per expectant mother, so in turn Uncle Charley, Chip and Ernie each claim - unsuccessfully - to be the baby's father. Robbie finally arrives just as Katie is giving birth, and to his surprise, he is shown not one, not two, but three newborn sons.
 
23 Nov. 1968
Tea for Three
Rob and Katie bring the triplets home from the hospital and reveal their names - Robbie Jr, Steve II and Charley - much to the delight of their namesakes. But Rob soon tires of all the attention that the triplets get and the repeated questions that everyone is asking - "How do you tell them apart?" But eventually Rob gets accustomed to the curiosity of his friends and neighbors.
 
30 Nov. 1968
Back to Earth
Feeling that he's not contributing enough to the household expenses, Robbie decides to quit school, get a job, and move his family into their own place. Rob's college counselor urges him to think it over before rushing into such a major decision, and asks the office to delay his paperwork over the weekend. The stalling tactic gives Rob enough time to discover that despite the added financial burden placed on his father, Steve enjoys taking care of his grandchildren, and that he has plans to make an addition to the house to accommodate Rob, Katie's and the triplets.
 
7 Dec. 1968
First Night Out
It seems that everybody has something planned for Friday night - except Ernie. But since this will be the first time Rob and Katie are away from the triplets, they are reluctant to leave Ernie alone with the babies, so they hire a sitter recommended by the family doctor. However, the sitter (Rose Marie) seems to be more interested in watching television than watching the babies. After repeated calls from worried family members, she takes the phone off the hook, but now the constant busy signal causes more anxiety, so the family members all rush home, only to find that...
 
14 Dec. 1968
Casanova O'Casey
When Uncle Charley goes to pick up his date, Sally, he finds that not only has he been stood up, but Sally has run off to Las Vegas to get married. So Charley is in the dumps until a group of women fawn over him when he takes the triplets out to the park, and Charley tells the women that he is the grandfather.
 
21 Dec. 1968
Expendable Katie
The triplets are teething and Katie is exhausted from the constant care they require and from lack of sleep. She and her mother go to Santa Barbara for a few days of doctor prescribed rest and relaxation while the family takes care of the babies. When they return they find the house surprisingly spotless, only to discover that the family had hired three cleaning ladies in Katie's absence. Jon Walmsley (The Waltons) appears in a minor role.
 
28 Dec. 1968
The New Room
Steve draws up plans to have one of the bedrooms enlarged to include a nursery. The contractor hired to do the work ends up locking horns with everyone except Katie, who manages to charm him. It turns out that his son's wife is expecting his first grandchild, and after never having a daughter, he's blessed with a granddaughter.
 
4 Jan. 1969
The Fountain of Youth
Steve's friends set him up to meet - in Ernie's words - "some clunky woman." The family tries to give the impression that Steve isn't really as old as he seems when the woman acts more and more surprised meeting each of Steve's sons that is older than the previous.
 
11 Jan. 1969
Three's a Crowd
The Douglas family doubts Katie's accuracy in identifying the triplets by name, unaware that she has place ink dots on each baby's feet assist her. Unknowingly, Steve gives the babies a bath which washes the off the dots, so Katie has to take the triplets to the hospital to match them to their footprints. Not knowing about Katie's new ID methodology - having name tags in their clothes - Steve changes the babies, so its back to the hospital, this time to get identification bracelets.
 
18 Jan. 1969
Chip and Debbie
Chip has a new girlfriend, Debbie (Angela Cartwright), and their relationship is progressing at a rapid pace. Shortly after convincing Debbie to drop her swimming class for home economics, Chip and Debbie announce that they are engaged. While both families are concerned about the situation, they don't interfere with the kids, until one day Katie suddenly faints and Robbie has to take her to see the doctor, leaving Chip and Debbie alone to take care of the triplets. After several frenzied hours with the babies, the couple decide that they are moving too fast and to ...
 
25 Jan. 1969
What Did You Do Today, Grandpa?
Steve is recruited by the Air Force to act as a double agent willing to sell secret plans to America's enemy , so he's quickly whisked off to New York after breakfast on a supersonic jet to meet his contact - an attractive younger woman - for lunch. The woman suspects Steve is not genuine, and leads him through a series of encounters, eventually chasing him into a hotel bathroom where her cronies shoot through the opaque shower curtain, just before the good guys arrive to arrest everyone. Spoiler Alert: the shots missed Steve as he crouched down in the tub, so he ...
 
1 Feb. 1969
Chip on Wheels
Chip has almost enough money to buy a hot rod from his school chum, but Steve reminds him that he's forgetting about insurance and other costs associated with car ownership. Chip is disheartened, so Steve buys him a car for his birthday - a 30-year old Tin Lizzie adorned with silver bud vases, which evokes fond memories for Steve, but is typically driven by old ladies. The entire family sees that Chips is disappointed, and Chip is embarrassed to be seen in the car, although he tells the family that he loves it. Shortly thereafter his friend with the hot rod comes over...
 
8 Feb. 1969
Honorable Expectant Grandfather
Steve's former Bryant Park co-worker, Ray Wong (Benson Fong), has transferred to Los Angeles, and tells Steve that his pregnant daughter's husband is a long-haired hippie. Though intelligent, the son-in-law hasn't any direction in life - until he tours Steve's plant and his wife gives birth to twins.
 
15 Feb. 1969
The Other Woman
Alternate title: I Told You So. Chip and Ernie spot Robbie with an attractive young woman, and tell their father about it, but Steve says that there is probably a good reason and not to worry about it. Meanwhile, Uncle Charley gets frazzled when he hears a rumor that the city is going to widen the streets, so he starts up a petition to prevent it from happening despite, as Steve points out, that he doesn't know for sure what the city is planning. Eventually, Charley learns that a councilman was just having crosswalks painted, and the young woman was just a friend who ...
 
22 Feb. 1969
Goodbye Forever
In a bizarre episode, Ernie is distressed that his best friend and next-door-neighbor, Gordon, is moving away, yet somehow he doesn't realize that Gordon will be moving away until a "Sold" sign is posted on the "For Sale" sign next door. As moving day approaches, Ernie and Gordon (Butch Patrick) try to spend as much time together as possible, yet Gordon - even as they are packing up the house - doesn't even know where the family will be moving. After the Douglases throw Gordon a farewell party, the two friends say their final sad good-byes and trade mementos, and ...
 
1 Mar. 1969
The O'Casey Scandal
Charley starts dating the grandmother of Ernie's friend. The teens are shocked at the scandal of the old people acting young.
 
8 Mar. 1969
Ernie's Pen Pal
Ernie writes to a pen-pal of Spanish nationality. He invites her to dinner at his home.
 
15 Mar. 1969
Ernie, the Transmitter
Ernie thinks that he has ESP when he's the only person in his class to guess the correct color of a card held up by his teacher.
 
22 Mar. 1969
The Matchmakers
Steve's co-worker and golf buddy Harry (Don DeFore) suggests that Steve, Chip and Ernie go to the company picnic with himself and his son and daughter. But despite the efforts of the parents, the kids mutually dislike each other.
 
29 Mar. 1969
Ernie Is Smitten
Ernie is smitten with a classmate, Margaret, and asks his father what he should do. Steve suggests that changing his appearance might give him a chance to break the ice. So Ernie come to school the next day with his hair slicked back like Pat Riley, unfortunately Margaret isn't interested, meanwhile, another classmate, Iris, is smitten with Ernie, but Ernie doesn't seem to notice.
 
5 Apr. 1969
Two O'Clock Feeding
Steve gives marriage advice to a young couple.
 
19 Apr. 1969
Teacher's Pet
Ernie is in an advanced English class, but he does not like the teacher who seems too strict.
 

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