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Season 2

15 Sep. 1973
Last TV Show
Bob's therapy group pressures him to hold a session on Public TV. This show sure won't be rerun during pledge week. By turning down the station's offer, Dr. Bob Hartley was trying to protect the members' privacy, but the patients worry that he's ashamed of them. Everyone agrees to be as open as usual. Opposite Gunsmoke plus the Bears on Monday Night Football with Dandy Don and Cosell, few Chicagoans will be glued to Psychology in Action anyway.
 
22 Sep. 1973
Motel
Jerry convinces Bob into going to Peoria to watch a football game that is blacked out in Chicago. At the motel, Bob feels guilty, especially when two women want to spend time with he and Jerry.
 
29 Sep. 1973
Backlash
Bob & Emily have vacation plans to visit Mexico. Bob seems hesitant, but he says he is excited to go. At work, a patient thanks Bob for the session and whacks him on the back - throwing his back out of whack and in pain.
 
6 Oct. 1973
Somebody Down Here Likes Me
A minister goes to Bob professionally. While the minister loves what he is doing, people treat him differently outside the church when they know he is a minister. After some therapy, the minister announces to the parishioners his new plans.
 
13 Oct. 1973
Emily in for Carol
Carol goes on vacation and the doctors in Bob's building need a temporary receptionist. Emily fills in and everyone enjoys her - except Bob.
 
20 Oct. 1973
Have You Met Miss Dietz?
Emily's recently divorced friend moves into the apartment complex as Bob & Emily. Marilyn meets Howard and they go out for hot chocolate. Emily takes Marilyn to Bob's work where she meets Jerry. Jerry and Howard compete for her affection.
 
27 Oct. 1973
Old Man Rivers
Carol goes to the hospital for minor surgery and she falls for her doctor who is twice her age.
 
3 Nov. 1973
Mister Emily Hartley
Emily becomes certified to give IQ tests and has Bob take one. The results of his test show Emily's IQ is a lot higher than his. They attend a banquet for geniuses and Bob feels out of place because everyone acts superior.
 
10 Nov. 1973
Mutiny on the Hartley
When Bob finds out how much the plumber charges him for a repair, he realizes he is undercharging his therapy group. He raises the price, but the members think it is too much. They hold meetings without Bob until they realize they need him.
 
17 Nov. 1973
I'm Okay, You're Okay, So What's Wrong?
When Emily suffers a malaise in the marriage, she and Bob turn to a marriage counselor for help.
 
24 Nov. 1973
Fit, Fat and Forty One
Birthday-boy Bob's physical finds him eight pounds plumper than he should be at 41, so Bob determines to diet and exercise away those excess pounds.
 
1 Dec. 1973
Blues for Mr. Borden
Howard's son Howie is visiting. Howard tells Bob that he and his ex-wife are getting along really well lately and he thinks she wants to get together again. Howard is upset to find out she is getting married and wants Howard's approval.
 
8 Dec. 1973
My Wife Belongs to Daddy
Emily's parents pay an unexpected visit to Bob & Emily. They are the opposite in personality from Bob - exuberant, joking, and over the top. Bob feels left out of the comradely with Emily and her parents.
 
15 Dec. 1973
T.S. Elliot
While in session with Bob, Elliot says he needs a date for a banquet/ He asks Carol and they go. They both have a good time - Elliot asks her to marry him.
 
22 Dec. 1973
I'm Dreaming of a Slight Christmas
Bob has to go to work for one appointment on Christmas Eve and then go home for a small Christmas celebration with Emily. Events conspire against him as his patient has a break down, the weather turns hazardous, and he has to walk home.
 
5 Jan. 1974
Oh, Brother
Jerry's brother, also a dentist, is in town and visits Jerry. After a few days, Jerry is tired of spending so much time for him. Jerry turns inferior around him.
 
12 Jan. 1974
The Modernization of Emily
As Bob & Emily grocery shop, she runs into a former student of hers who is now grown and has a job. Then Bob gives Emily a blender for an anniversary gift. Emily is upset with the non-personal gift. She feels old and unattractive.
 
19 Jan. 1974
The Jobless Corps
Bob starts a therapy group for the unemployed. Howard is laid off from his job with the airlines and joins the therapy group.
 
26 Jan. 1974
Clink Shrink
Bob gets a new patient on the day that Howard's apartment is robbed. His new patient is a robber released from prison and Bob is nervous.
 
2 Feb. 1974
Mind Your Own Business
Bob learns that Jerry has certain luxuries like a yacht. Jerry attributes it to his business manager, Jeff. Jerry arranges for Bob to meet him. Part of his program is for him to be in complete control of their finances which means Bob won't have access to any of it. And he gives Bob $50 a week for pocket money. But when Bob uses it right away and asks Jeff to give him a little more. Jeff tells him that to give him the receipt for what he used it on but because he doesn't get a receipt, Jeff gives him a lecture.
 
9 Feb. 1974
A Love Story
Bob's sister, Ellen, is getting married and Emily throws her a shower. But things get complicated when Howard falls in love with her at first sight.
 
16 Feb. 1974
By the Way... You're Fired
Carol has a new boyfriend and is in love. Her new romances takes up all her time and she cannot keep her mind on work. Bob & Emily meet the boyfriend and find him to be condescending. Carol hears everything he says as brilliant.
 
23 Feb. 1974
Confessions of an Orthodontist
A therapist who's seeing Bob professionally but makes their meetings seem like social meetings so that no one would know. When he asks Bob to fill in for him while he's away. He learns that Jerry has been seeing him. And that's when he reveals to Bob a secret.
 
2 Mar. 1974
A Matter of Principal
One of Emily's students wrote an great report for class, but she knows it was written by the father who wants the boy to be moved to an advanced class. The principal of the school tries to convince Emily to skip the child.
 

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