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Season 5

25 Sep. 1976
Enter Mrs. Peeper
Bob's college roommate (The Peeper) is back but surprises Bob and Emily by bringing his new wife as well.
 
2 Oct. 1976
Caged Fury
Bob and Emily salute the Bicentennial locked in their storage room, when they go to haul up party goods. Their neighbor Howard's throwing the 4th of July costume party in his apartment, though the Hartleys are supplying everything. Emily lights the fireworks by needling paunchy Bob for having all of his exercise equipment in storage, after Bob won't get nostalgic over their wedding album. They know their friends will eventually track them down, because the Hartleys were providing the food and booze for the celebration.
 
9 Oct. 1976
Some of My Best Friends Are...
Bob's therapy group is looking for a new person to join them as they feel things are getting stale. Meanwhile, Bob is getting excited about his glee club's 25th reunion.
 
16 Oct. 1976
Still Crazy After All These Years
Carol's husband is a travel agent helping plan vacations for people in the office. Jerry is going to Mexico while Bob and Emily will visit a dude ranch in Arizona. Howard is upset that the Hartleys are leaving.
 
23 Oct. 1976
The Great Rent Strike
The Hartleys' landlord is MIA, when their pricey high-rise alternates between searing hot and freezing cold during a fierce Chicago winter. Psychologist Bob is so desperate, he seeks the counsel of his long-time patient Elliot Carlin, who's a predatory real-estate mogul. The notoriously abrasive Carlin luxuriates in the role reversal, insisting therapist Bob lay on his own couch, then advises Bob to launch an all-out rent strike among the aloof tenants of the lakeside apartment building.
 
30 Oct. 1976
Et Tu, Carol?
The doctors in the building fight over Carol's duties and she quits.
 
6 Nov. 1976
Send This Boy to Camp
Howard's son is going to camp and we learn that Bob never went to camp - only summer school. Meanwhile, Jerry is trying to raise money for orphans and Carol suggests that Bob, Jerry and Howard take the kids camping.
 
13 Nov. 1976
A Crime Most Foul
Bob has a brand new expensive tape recorder. Not only does he use it in group sessions but also annoys Emily with it at home. When it comes up missing everyone becomes a suspect.
 
20 Nov. 1976
The Slammer
Bob wants to go to the Loyola/Marquette basketball game. Emily is not interested but a surprise visit from The Peeper means Bob can go with his old college friend instead.
 
27 Nov. 1976
Jerry's Retirement
Emily's father comes to visit and brings his friend Shorty. Jerry will become rich when some property he owns is turned into a luxury hotel.
 
4 Dec. 1976
Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson
Jerry returns from a trip to Europe determined to find the parents who left him at an orphanage as a baby. Meanwhile Howard has taken up a new instrument.
 
11 Dec. 1976
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Bob's mother makes a surprise visit to announce that she and Bob's father have separated.
 
25 Dec. 1976
Making Up Is the Thing to Do
Bob wants to try to get his parents back together over Christmas dinner.
 
8 Jan. 1977
Love Is the Blindest
Mr. Carlin thinks his secretary likes him so Bob suggests he take her on a date.
 
15 Jan. 1977
The Ironwood Experience
Bob has been asked to give a lecture about sex at the Ironwood Institute.
 
22 Jan. 1977
Of Mice and Men
Bob wants to add a woman to his group session and has Emily join them much to the dismay of the men.
 
29 Jan. 1977
Halls of Hartley
The Hartleys are upset by the rise in prices lately and think about leaving the city.
 
5 Feb. 1977
The Heartbreak Kidd
Bob has a female college student shadowing him for a few weeks which makes both Emily and Bob uncomfortable.
 
12 Feb. 1977
Death Be My Destiny
Howard had a problem on a flight which makes him afraid to fly. Bob tries to help Mr. Herd to overcome his fears and try new exciting things. However, Bob has his own frightening experience to deal with also.
 
19 Feb. 1977
Taxation Without Celebration
Bob not only forgets to do his taxes but also forgets his wedding anniversary. Emily plans a surprise trip.
 
26 Feb. 1977
Desperate Sessions
The Hartleys, Jerry and Carol are all at the bank during a robbery. Bob ends up being taken hostage.
 
5 Mar. 1977
The Mentor
Larry is unhappy with his job and is encouraged to start his own travel agency.
 
12 Mar. 1977
Shrinking Violence
Mr. Carlin is told he is misdirecting his anger towards the group. Emily is upset her car is still in the shop and takes it out on Howard.
 
19 Mar. 1977
You're Having My Hartley
Carol announces she is pregnant. The Hartleys are visited by The Peeper and his wife. Emily announces she also is pregnant.
 

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