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(1981–1987)

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Season 5

14 Sep. 1985
Joey's Train
It has been three months since Chief Kanisky died, when a present he bought for Joey's birthday turns up. Meanwhile, Julie and Jonathan want to move into his bedroom, but Nell objects to this.
 
21 Sep. 1985
Ship of Fools: Part 1
There's a major house payment that's due so everyone tries to pull all the cash they have. But it still comes up short. Later Nell's ex-husband, who says his band plays on cruise ships, asks Nell to fill in for the band's singer. Nell initially refuses but upon learning about the payment and that what she'll be payed will enough for the payment reluctantly goes and brings Addy and Joey with her.
 
28 Sep. 1985
Ship of Fools: Part 2
Upon learning that her ex-husband is remarried to a younger woman, Nell's voice goes out, jeopardizing her earning the money needed for the house payment. The ship's doctor tells her to relax but when she tries another stressful moment befalls her.
 
5 Oct. 1985
The Man from Zoron
Joey meets a man who claims to be from another planet.
 
2 Nov. 1985
Mama
Nell's mother comes to Glenlawn to have eye surgery.
 
9 Nov. 1985
Sam's Little Girl
Sam volunteers as a Big Sister to a mischievous little girl who is rude to Nell.
 
16 Nov. 1985
The Elevator
Nell and Addy find themselves stuck in separate, adjacent elevators in the same building.
 
23 Nov. 1985
Nell's New Car
Nell buys Addy's old car. When the car starts to break down, it comes between the two of them.
 
14 Dec. 1985
Snippets
Nell and the Kaniskys and their friends look back at the past during the Christmas season.
 
4 Jan. 1986
Second Chance: Part 1
Nell agrees to sing for a band led by an ex-convict.
 
11 Jan. 1986
Second Chance: Part 2
Nell and the band appear on "Hour Magazine".
 
1 Feb. 1986
The Gun
Joey is frightened when Nell is accidentally shot in the foot with the Chief's old gun.
 
15 Feb. 1986
Pride and Prejudice
Nell goes to apply for a job. But the man she meets tells her that she's not what he's looking for. She assumes he's a bigot so she gets a lawyer who specializes in racial discrimination to confront him. But they find a lot of blacks working there. They find out that why he doesn't want to hire Nell.
 
5 Apr. 1986
Katie's Korner
Nell worries what Katie might do after a string of extremely bad luck.
 
3 May 1986
Found Money
Nell shares her monetary inheritance with her family and friends.
 
10 May 1986
The Purse Snatcher
Nell's purse is stolen at a Greek restaurant.
 

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