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1986

11 Jan. 1986
Stake-Out Blues
The girls agree to let police use the store for a stakeout, while trying to hide it from Mrs. Garret.
 
18 Jan. 1986
The Agent
Tootie serves as an agent to an aspiring comedian trying to get a TV gig.
 
1 Feb. 1986
The Reunion
George asks Blair to be his date for his high school reunion, so he can show off a blonde beauty to make his old crush jealous. At the last minute, she can't go and Jo fills in.
 
8 Feb. 1986
Concentration
Blair gets stuck in an elevator with her baby sister and an elevator operator on the way to accept an award.
 
15 Feb. 1986
Atlantic City
The girls' trip to Atlantic City reunites Jo with Flyman, the aspiring singer she met in Florida.
 
22 Feb. 1986
The Lady Who Came to Dinner
An elderly song-and-dance woman hired for Blair's birthday party stays with the girls.
 
1 Mar. 1986
The Candidate
Natalie runs for mayor to stop a tacky amusement park from being built. Blair, however, is campaigning for her opponent.
 
29 Mar. 1986
Big Time Charlie
Jo's father, Charlie Polniaczek, believes that has made a fortune in citrus futures. Meanwhile, Natalie returns from a trip to Miami and has brought back the wrong suitcase.
 
3 May 1986
The Graduate
It's Graduation Day at Eastland, but Tootie would rather audition for the lead role in a musical play than continue her education.
 
10 May 1986
The Apartment
Natalie and Tootie move into their own apartment, but it's not exactly the creative oasis they were hoping for.
 
27 Sep. 1986
Out of Peekskill: Part 1
Mrs. Garrett becomes reacquainted with Bruce Gaines, a man she met when she was serving in the Peace Corps. He proposes marriage to her, and she accepts. Her sister, Beverly Ann Stickle, comes to the wedding in her Winnebago recreational vehicle.
 
27 Sep. 1986
Out of Peekskill: Part 2
In spite of a scare at Depressed Person's Cliff, Mrs. Garrett and Bruce are married, and they rejoin the Peace Corps. Beverly Ann takes over her duties at Over Our Heads.
 
4 Oct. 1986
Ready or Not
When Tootie starts getting really serious with her boyfriend, Beverly worries she's moving too fast, but Tootie doesn't want advice from anyone now that she's an adult.
 
11 Oct. 1986
Another Room
When Jo decides to move out, the girls come up with a plan to remodel their room to add more space. Jo has trouble coming up with the money for renovations.
 
1 Nov. 1986
Off-Broadway Baby
Tootie goes to audition for a Broadway show. When she learns that another girl is not only going to sing the song she intends to sing but is better than her. One of the persons who's auditioning tells Tootie to sabotage her which she reluctantly does.
 
8 Nov. 1986
The Little Chill
Three of the girls who used to live in the dorm with Blair, Tootie, and Natalie return for a reunion. Jo feels left out because she never knew them.
 
15 Nov. 1986
The Ratings Game
Blair has a ratings system for guys and decides to prove to Jo how accurate it is by fixing her up with a '2' while Blair dates a '10'. Jo tampers with the scores to trade partners.
 
22 Nov. 1986
The Wedding Day
Jo agrees to marry an illegal alien so he can get his green card.
 
29 Nov. 1986
Fast Food
Natalie hires Blair as an employee at the Mexican restaurant Señor Sombrero, where she is assistant manager.
 
6 Dec. 1986
Where's Poppa?
Blair's father is charged with insider trading and when he pleads guilty, she doesn't know how to react.
 
13 Dec. 1986
Write and Wrong
Beverly Ann helps Natalie confront Andy's grandmother for plagiarizing one of her stories.
 

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