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(1976–1980)

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Season 5

20 Nov. 1979
Thanksgiving
After James nearly starts a deadly fire, Doug must face his father's senility. Buddy encourages James to live with the family instead of going to a nursing home.
 
24 Dec. 1979
'Tis the Season
Doug's quarrel with Willie almost leads to a heart attack. Buddy brings home school janitor Mr. Duffy for the holiday, much to Kate's chagrin.
 
14 Jan. 1980
Jack of Hearts
Just as Nancy and Buddy finally affect a closer sister relationship, Buddy develops a crush on her jogging partner Jack and later discovers that he and Nancy have been intimate.
 
21 Jan. 1980
When the Bough Breaks
Kate's unplanned pregnancy is a source of conflict and embarrassment in the family. Buddy's friend Erica wants to lose her virginity and selects Willie as her partner.
 
28 Jan. 1980
Hard Times
Buddy's interference in the relationship of two close friends backfires. Nancy experiences difficulty juggling a career and being a good parent.
 
4 Feb. 1980
Whispers
Buddy's friendship with a teacher leads to whispers at school and a valuable lesson for Buddy about good people doing bad things. Meanwhile, Annie will do anything to persuade Willie to grant her an interview for her school newspaper.
 
3 Mar. 1980
Play on Love
Willie finds himself torn between two loves after he falls for the director of his play just before announcing his engagement to Rachel. Doug objects to Buddy's plans to buy a questionable used car.
 
10 Mar. 1980
Daylight Serenade
Buddy criticizes Kate's nerdy piano student but later views him in a different light. Nancy needs Annie to teach her how to roller skate in order to impress a handsome colleague.
 
17 Mar. 1980
Such a Fine Line
A 14 year old student falls madly in love with Kate. Jeff returns to Pasadena with an unlikely career.
 
4 Jun. 1980
The Ties That Bind
Elaine resurfaces in Kate's life after being dumped by Fred for a younger woman. Meanwhile, Annie experiences abandonment issues, too.
 
11 Jun. 1980
Just Like Old Times
Buddy pretends that her college applications were rejected, but her real issue is being Willie Lawrence's little sister. Doug attempts to share his passion for baseball with Annie.
 
18 Jun. 1980
Smarts
Annie and Buddy each have problems with intellect: Annie feels she's too smart, while Buddy fears she's not smart enough.
 
25 Jun. 1980
Letting Go
With Buddy departing soon for college, Doug has difficulty letting go, while she secretly fears leaving.
 

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