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(1976–1980)

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Season 2

6 Oct. 1976
Coming Apart
When Buddy gets a part-time job at a bakery, Willie is smitten with the owner, Big Al. Meanwhile, Nancy finds herself in a romantic triangle between Peter, her former college professor, and ex-husband Jeff, anxious for a reconciliation.
 
19 Oct. 1976
Such Sweet Sorrow
Willie's relationship with Big Al is complicated by Salina's surprise reappearance in his life. Doug considers relocating the family to New York.
 
26 Oct. 1976
Home Movie
Willie annoys the family when he decides to film their lives for a documentary. In a school assignment, Buddy ponders how she'll leave her mark on the world.
 
9 Nov. 1976
Coming of Age
Buddy begins puberty. Nancy finds herself torn between Peter's proposal and her attraction to a stranger.
 
16 Nov. 1976
Jury Duty: Part 1
Kate confronts fear and prejudice when she's selected for jury duty in the trial of a young Latino man accused of the rape and murder of a girl the same age as Buddy. Buddy tries to win T.J. Latimer and a skateboarding competition.
 
23 Nov. 1976
Jury Duty: Part 2
After Rudy Cortes is freed, Kate doubts her decision when another young girl is murdered. Buddy is stalked by the killer.
 
30 Nov. 1976
The Cradle Will Fall
The family is drawn into a custody battle between Salina and her daughter's married father. Kate accidentally discovers that Elaine's husband Fred is being unfaithful.
 
7 Dec. 1976
Skeleton in the Closet
Doug must face his sister Emily's alcoholism. Buddy tries to help a senior citizen she spots shoplifting food from the supermarket.
 
21 Dec. 1976
On the First Day of Christmas
Doug and his father are at odds when James introduces the family to his younger fiancée Constance, a woman with a lurid past. Jeff angers Nancy by insisting that Timmy accompany him on a Christmas cruise.
 
28 Dec. 1976
Rites of Friendship
Willie experiences difficulty accepting his childhood friend Zeke who is arrested in a gay bar. Buddy seeks dancing lessons from a disinterested Nancy.
 
4 Jan. 1977
An Eye to the Future
Kate ponders going to college, Doug has a shot at the bench, and Buddy becomes part of the CB radio craze.
 
11 Jan. 1977
Lovers and Strangers
Willie begins an affair with older film director Elizabeth Kraft. Buddy gifts Doug with a dog for his birthday.
 
18 Jan. 1977
Return Engagement
Maggie Calder, the woman who nearly destroyed Doug and Kate's marriage 20 years ago, is back for a second attempt. Buddy feels she's being treated like a baby.
 
1 Feb. 1977
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...
Kate intercedes for Elaine and the young woman she gave up for adoption before marrying Fred. Willie wonders about the private life of a beautiful client at the photo studio.
 
8 Feb. 1977
Someone's Watching
Buddy's schoolmate views the Lawrences as his surrogate family. Anonymous gifts from a secret admirer begin to frighten Nancy.
 
15 Feb. 1977
A Safe House
Willie's old friend Sam Trask, wanted by the FBI, seeks Willie's help in visiting his dying father. Buddy learns about responsible journalism when she publishes a story for the school newspaper without verifying the facts.
 
22 Feb. 1977
Best Friends
Buddy's relationship with T.J. complicates her friendship with Audrey. At her class reunion, Nancy becomes reacquainted with Brian Slater, the high school sweetheart she dumped for Jeff, but Brian's hiding a terrible secret.
 
1 Mar. 1977
Taking Chances: Part 1
After a hit-and-run accident, Doug must decide between a life of total blindness or risky surgery that could completely restore his vision or possibly kill him.
 
8 Mar. 1977
Taking Chances: Part 2
A fearful Doug attempts to adjust to life as a blind man, while the family is divided about the surgery that may restore his sight.
 
22 Mar. 1977
Coming and Goings
Willie and Salina search for an apartment together. Jeff's mother Sylvia is confined to the Lawrence home following a back injury and a quarrel with Jeff's father.
 
29 Mar. 1977
...More Things in Heaven and Earth
A chance meeting with psychic Calvin Manners becomes an obsession with Kate when he assures her that he can solve the mystery of her favorite aunt, missing since World War II.
 
3 May 1977
An Endangered Species
Kate spends time with a divorced friend, while Nancy's classmate wants to use the Lawrence guest house for trysts with a married man.
 

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