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(1981–1987)

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Season 3

29 Sep. 1983
The Groupie
Julie wants to meet her favorite singer, Andy Gibb, who is doing a recording session in town.
 
13 Oct. 1983
The Way to a Man's Heart
Nell is attracted to a man in her diet group.
 
20 Oct. 1983
Katie's Commitment
Nell and the Chief worry when they see Katie going out with a 34-year-old college professor.
 
27 Oct. 1983
Joey: Part 1
Officer Simpson catches Joey Donovan, an abandoned seven-year-old boy, trying to bilk people out of their money.
 
3 Nov. 1983
Joey: Part 2
When the social worker comes to pick up Joey, Nell tells her he ran away.
 
10 Nov. 1983
The Mayor
The new mayor of Glenlawn takes an interest in Nell.
 
17 Nov. 1983
Melissa
Nell sets the Chief up with a woman who, unknown to her, is a male-to-female transsexual.
 
1 Dec. 1983
Nell's Friend
Nell's friend (and sometimes rival) Addy Wilson, a Phi Beta Kappa, comes to town.
 
8 Dec. 1983
Grandpa's Rebellion
Nell and the Kaniskys try to persuade the recently widowed Grandpa to come and live with them.
 
22 Dec. 1983
A Kanisky Christmas
Nell's plans to give Joey a Christmas with the family meet with resistance, they've all made plans.
 
5 Jan. 1984
Herbie
Samantha believes the world is coming to an end.
 
12 Jan. 1984
James Returns
Upset because her ex has remarried, Nell goes out with the girls and runs into the other lover of her life.
 
19 Jan. 1984
Samantha's Protest
The Chief puts his whole family (and Nell) in the lock-up after they join Samantha in protesting the planned destruction of an old Spanish mission.
 
26 Jan. 1984
Flashback
Nell recalls how she met the girls' mother, Margaret Kanisky, and how she gave up a singing career to take care of them when Margaret revealed that was terminally ill.
 
2 Feb. 1984
Knock Three Times
Nell undergoes hypnosis to recall the location of a missing ring, but the side effects are unexpected.
 
9 Feb. 1984
Valentine
Nell arranges some Valentine's Day dates for the family; all of them end in disaster.
 
16 Feb. 1984
The Big Apple: Part 1
Nell and Addy win a trip to New York City on "Wheel of Fortune."
 
23 Feb. 1984
The Big Apple: Part 2
Nell and Addy fear that the man who stole their suitcase has come back for them.
 
8 Mar. 1984
Rodeo
After getting caught in the rain with Joey at the rodeo, Grandpa is hospitalized with severe pneumonia.
 
15 Mar. 1984
Katie's College
Nell is upset when she learns that Katie would rather open a business than go to college.
 
19 Apr. 1984
The Center
Grandpa attends a dance at a senior citizen's center.
 
3 May 1984
Class of '84
The final tests stand in the way of Nell and Katie each receiving their high school diplomas.
 

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