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(1970–1971)

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1970

21 Jan. 1970
Nanny Will Do
Professor Everett's three rambunctious children scare away another housekeeper. Suddenly at the door appears Nanny, unbidden and undaunted, bringing mystery and magic to a family that doesn't know how much they need her.
 
28 Jan. 1970
The Wiblet Will Get You If You Don't Watch Out
Prudence has a nightmare with a monster named Wiblet, and Nanny helps her overcome her fears.
 
4 Feb. 1970
The New Butch
Butch is negatively influenced by a "hip" kid when the Professor misses another one of his activities.
 
11 Feb. 1970
The Scientific Approach
A new girlfriend of the Professor thinks that Butch and Prudence are not grounded in reality and should be involved in her children's therapy group. Butch tests whether there is a tooth "elf" by not telling his father when he loses a tooth.
 
18 Feb. 1970
The Astronomers
Hal gets a telescope for his birthday but Butch is the one who discovers a new comet.
 
25 Feb. 1970
Spring, Sweet Spring
Nanny suggests a family picnic on a lovely Spring day. The family members all have other ideas until their plans are mysteriously thwarted. Just when they are all ready to go on their outing, another problem pops up. Nanny keeps the picnic and fun going on anyway and they have a great Saturday together.
 
4 Mar. 1970
Nanny on Wheels
The Professor gives Nanny driving lessons as the prepare for a second car.
 
11 Mar. 1970
Strictly for the Birds
Nanny and the children's rescue of some ducklings leads to trouble for Nanny.
 
18 Mar. 1970
The Tyrannosaurus Tibia
Waldo finds a dinosaur bone and buries it in the yard. Nanny and the children's hunt for a rose bush eating gopher uncovers Waldo's treasure and results in dig for more!
 
25 Mar. 1970
I Think That I Shall Never See a Tree
Nanny and the children stage a protest to stop the city from cutting down a favorite tree for a road expansion project.
 
1 Apr. 1970
The Games Families Play
Professor Everett receives a fabulous job offer from Astrodynamics, but it means moving to Astroville. The children don't want to leave their home, but put a brave face on for their father's sake.
 
8 Apr. 1970
An Element of Risk
The Professor is contacted out of the blue by an old college girlfriend and isn't sure he's ready to see her again. Prudence's favorite balloon pops and she doesn't want to risk losing a new balloon by inflating it.
 
15 Apr. 1970
The Philosopher's Stone
Hal feels too much pressure to complete various projects and school work, with a big science competition being foremost, it's making him irritable and miserable. Nanny offers a good luck piece, that acts like a magic amulet that restores his confidence so much he no longer worries at all and becomes careless.
 
22 Apr. 1970
A Fowl Episode
Sebastian, the rooster Prudence raised from a chick has finally learned to crow. Now if he would only learn to crow at sunrise instead of the middle of the night.
 
29 Apr. 1970
Nanny and the Smoke-Filled Room
Nanny convinces Butch to run for class president. Butch is running on the issues but his opponent is running on free bike rides and ice cream. Butch has to decide how much he wants to win.
 
25 Sep. 1970
The Human Element
The boys tell Nanny that Arabella was insulted and then challenged to a race, but Nanny is having none of it. "Old cars are not meant to be raced." Professor Everett comes up with an alternative - feed the data into the computer. The problem is computers can't account for the human element.
 
2 Oct. 1970
The Haunted House
Prudence's kite gets stuck in the tree of the local haunted house. The children discover how the house is being "haunted", by whom, and why. Then they have to decide whether to expose the information or keep the secret.
 
9 Oct. 1970
Star Bright
Prudence wishes for a new part in the school play on the first evening star. She finds that she doesn't like what happens for her wish to come true. It turns out to be the best outcome in the end and everyone is happy with their parts.
 
16 Oct. 1970
E.S. Putt
The boys are going to play "bicycle polo" only Butch can't find a croquet mallet. He grabs and breaks the professor's lucky putter - and they stopped manufacturing them 20 years ago.
 
23 Oct. 1970
Back to Nature
Professor Everett has to file a report on conservation of the Blackhawk Wilderness Area. Nanny discovers the children have never been on a campout. Each excuse the professor makes is mysteriously overcome and the family heads into the wilderness where nothing goes as planned.
 
30 Oct. 1970
A Letter for Nanny
Nanny receives a letter from a foreign country that makes her cry. The family is torn between wanting to help Nanny and respecting her privacy.
 
13 Nov. 1970
The Masculine-Feminine Mystique
Everett encounters a tough lady professor who espouses women's lib and leaves him frustrated. Meanwhile, a girl has keeps showing up the boys in their baseball matches, frustrating Butch and his friends, until Nanny attends a game and odd things conspire to make the girl unable to hit anymore, so she quits.
 
20 Nov. 1970
The India Queen
It's a rainy day and the children think it will never end. The professor tells them about a time when it rained two weeks and he and his brother built a canoe in the garage. The children decide to build a raft to sail on Squaw Lake.
 
4 Dec. 1970
The Visitor
Butch's pen pal from Canada comes for a surprise visit.
 
11 Dec. 1970
My Son, the Sitter
The professor has a date, but when the replacement sitter shows up she is not suitable at all. The only solution seems to be allowing Hal to fill in. At the restaurant Professor Everett begins to have second thoughts as he overhears and imagines all the things that can go wrong.
 
18 Dec. 1970
From Butch, with Love
Nanny is introducing Butch to the joys of window-shopping when she admires a cuckoo clock. Butch decides to buy it for Nanny, but he's robbed his piggy bank once too often.
 
25 Dec. 1970
The Humanization of Herbert T. Peabody
Butch raises the ire of a neighbor as part of an initiation of the Oak Street Marauders. Peabody wanted to press charges, but the police talk him out of it. A visit by the whole family doesn't make progress, so Nanny comes up with an idea to try to warm Peabody up o the human race.
 

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