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(1961–1966)

Episode List

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Season 2

26 Sep. 1962
Never Name a Duck
Ritchie becomes very attached to two baby ducks that were left over from a show and adopts them. Rob faces the task of making Ritchie understand the consequence of trying to keep pets that may be happier living in the wild.
 
3 Oct. 1962
The Two Faces of Rob
Can a husband disguise his voice and fool his wife over the phone? Rob thinks he has, which could mean he's caught Laura flirting with a complete stranger - him.
 
10 Oct. 1962
The Attempted Marriage
Rob recalls his and Laura's attempts to get married when Ritchie brings up the subject.
 
17 Oct. 1962
Bank Book 6565696
Rob discovers Laura's secret bank account. Its mystery preoccupies his thoughts till he finally has to confront her and ask what it's for.
 
24 Oct. 1962
Hustling the Hustler
Rob doesn't know what he's in for when he invites Buddy's charming, pool hustling brother Blackie over for dinner and a friendly game of billiards.
 
31 Oct. 1962
My Husband Is Not a Drunk
A hypnotist visits a Petrie dinner party where Rob accidentally picks up a post-hypnotic suggestion.
 
7 Nov. 1962
What's in a Middle Name?
Ritchie finds his birth certificate and wants an explanation for his middle name being Rosebud.
 
14 Nov. 1962
Like a Sister
When handsome Ric Vallone is the guest star on the Alan Brady Show, Rob grows increasingly concerned that Sally is falling madly for the star, who is unaware of this complication.
 
21 Nov. 1962
The Night the Roof Fell In
Having each had a rough day, Laura and Rob argue, but only their goldfish can report the truth as Laura and Rob later tell colorful, self-aggrandizing versions to others of what happened.
 
28 Nov. 1962
The Secret Life of Buddy and Sally
Rob suspects that Buddy and Sally may be moonlighting for another comedy show (or worse - having an affair).
 
5 Dec. 1962
A Bird in the Head Hurts
Ritchie claims he keeps being attacked by a giant woodpecker.
 
12 Dec. 1962
Gesundheit, Darling
The Petries start quarreling after neighbor Jerry suggests Rob's recent sneezing fits are psychosomatic expressions of repressed rage at Laura. Worse yet, could Rob have become allergic to Laura?
 
19 Dec. 1962
A Man's Teeth Are Not His Own
Rob suffers pangs of guilt after a dental emergency arises while Jerry's out of town, forcing Rob to accept treatment from another dentist whom Rob finds superior.
 
26 Dec. 1962
Somebody Has to Play Cleopatra
While directing the annual variety show sponsored by his talented neighbors, Rob becomes frustrated by spousal jealousies as he tries to pair the perfect "Cleopatra" to "Mark Antony" for the lead roles.
 
2 Jan. 1963
The Cat Burglar
A successive string of neighborhood cat burglaries makes the Petries and the Helpers jumpy, all of whom get victimized despite their hyper-vigilance over every little sound.
 
9 Jan. 1963
The Foul Weather Girl
Rob sneaks in and plants a big kiss on Laura only to find it isn't Laura at all but an old flame of his from high school who's in New York for an audition.
 
16 Jan. 1963
Will You Two Be My Wife?
Rob recounts the wrath and fury he encountered when he broke his engagement with his hometown sweetheart, Dorothy, after he and Laura became engaged.
 
23 Jan. 1963
Ray Murdock's X-Ray
Rob thinks he can be a guest on an infamously incendiary talk show without getting burned. Boy, was HE ever wrong. Now if he can just keep Laura from seeing the show, he might just save his marriage.
 
30 Jan. 1963
I Was a Teenage Head Writer
Facing off with Mel over a rejected script, Rob leaves the show, fuming when Buddy and Sally don't join him.
 
6 Feb. 1963
It May Look Like a Walnut
Rob enjoys a scary televised sci-fi movie while Laura cowers in fear from it, but the next day details of that movie, where Earthlings are being taken over, appear to be coming true.
 
13 Feb. 1963
My Husband Is a Check-Grabber
Laura's silence forces Rob to recount their evening out to determine what he did that made her infuriated over jeopardizing Ritchie's college future.
 
20 Feb. 1963
Don't Trip Over That Mountain
Rob promises Laura he won't get injured on his skiing trip with Jerry, but when he sustains a full-body bang-up, he does all he can to keep it from her rather than admit her woman's intuition was correct.
 
27 Feb. 1963
Give Me Your Walls
The Petries hire a painter for their living room who ends up doing a lot, other than what they hired him to do.
 
6 Mar. 1963
The Sam Pomerantz Scandals
The gang vacations at Rob's army buddy's new resort, but when Rob incapacitates its headlining comic, he gets the gang to help put on a show to make up for it.
 
20 Mar. 1963
The Square Triangle
Rob plans to make himself scarce when he hears French heartthrob Jacques Savon is Alan's guest star, a man whose marriage Rob feels responsible for breaking up. Oddly enough, Laura feels responsible, too.
 
27 Mar. 1963
I'm No Henry Walden
In answer to an invitation, the Petries attend a swank dinner party thrown by wealthy Mrs. Huntington, which later reveals itself to be a fund-raiser where Rob's compliant gesture turns into a donation far beyond his means.
 
3 Apr. 1963
Racy Tracy Rattigan
Tracy Rattigan, the show's guest host while Alan Brady's on vacation, is a charming but incorrigible flirt, the extent of which Laura and Rob discover to their discomfort.
 
10 Apr. 1963
Divorce
Suspected infidelity puts Buddy's marriage to Pickles in jeopardy, and Rob, friends to both, finds himself situated between an enraged husband and an hysterical wife.
 
17 Apr. 1963
It's a Shame She Married Me
Laura's old beau re-enters the Petries' lives as Alan Brady's newest sponsor. His appearance coincides with Rob's agitation over personal finances, triggering insecurities.
 
24 Apr. 1963
A Surprise Surprise Is a Surprise
Rob drives himself beyond distraction trying to figure out whether Laura is going to throw him a surprise party for his birthday and, if she IS going to throw a surprise party, when and where it's going to happen.
 
1 May 1963
Jilting the Jilter
Marriage looms on Sally's horizon when she meets Freddy White, a rat fink comedian who's willing to become her husband in exchange for endless free comedy material.
 
8 May 1963
When a Bowling Pin Talks, Listen
Rob submits a sketch about a talking bowling pin which Alan Brady loves, but trouble arises when it is revealed that a rival comedian has already used that same material.
 

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