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(1982–1989)

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Season 1

22 Sep. 1982
Pilot
Father and son clash when Steven demands that Alex not accompany his new girlfriend to an elitist, restricted country club.
 
29 Sep. 1982
Not with My Sister You Don't
With Stephen and Elyse away for the weekend, Alex hosts a wild party and worries over Mallory going off with one of his womanizing friends.
 
6 Oct. 1982
I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend
Jennifer finds herself at the mercy of peer pressure when she is teased for being friends with a boy.
 
27 Oct. 1982
Summer of '82
Alex loses his heart--and a lot more--to a fast college girl who he met while making grocery deliveries.
 
3 Nov. 1982
I Never Killed for My Father
Steven's father arrives for a visit, causing the two to clash as always. When his father reveals an important piece of news, Steven begins to question their whole relationship.
 
10 Nov. 1982
Give Your Uncle Arthur a Kiss
Mallory is scared and confused when "Uncle Arthur", a close friend of the family and her father's co-worker at the television station, makes a pass at her. Meanwhile, Steven prepares a farewell tribute to Arthur to air during the station's telethon.
 
17 Nov. 1982
Big Brother Is Watching
Alex faces a dilemma when as editor of the school paper he must decide whether or not to publish a story exposing cheaters.
 
24 Nov. 1982
No Nukes Is Good Nukes
It's Thanksgiving at the Keatons but the turkey dinner might have to wait when Steven and Elyse head to an anti-nuclear weapons rally and get arrested.
 
1 Dec. 1982
Death of a Grocer
Alex comes to regret his decision to leave his job at a small-time grocer for a better paying job at a larger store.
 
8 Dec. 1982
Have Gun, Will Unravel
A break-in prompts Steven and Elyse to invest in a gun to protect their home.
 
15 Dec. 1982
A Christmas Story
Christmas Day finds the Keaton's reminiscing about the circumstances in which each of the kids was born.
 
22 Dec. 1982
Oops
One of Mallory's friends is unmarried and pregnant.
 
12 Jan. 1983
Sherry Baby
Mallory convinces Alex to go out with a Sorority girl in the hopes she'll invite her to join.
 
19 Jan. 1983
The Fugitive: Part 1
Elyse's brother Ned shows up suddenly with the FBI hot on his tail.
 
26 Jan. 1983
The Fugitive: Part 2
Ned considers his options with the FBI when the family becomes involved.
 
9 Feb. 1983
Margin of Error
Alex buys and sells stock on paper for a school project. He does so well, he decides to buy and sell for real, using his parent's stock account. Things go well, until they don't.
 
16 Feb. 1983
French Lessons
Mallory has a crush on Jeff, her French tutor, but his shyness prompts him to go to Alex for advice on taking her out with the usual results.
 
23 Feb. 1983
I Gotta Be Ming
Alex volunteers as a big brother but then lets his brother down when his schedule becomes too demanding.
 
16 Mar. 1983
Suzanne Takes You Down
Elyse tries to help her friend Suzanne through a rough patch by hiring her on as her assistant but comes to regret it when Suzanne forgets her place and takes over Elyse's business.
 
28 Mar. 1983
The Fifth Wheel
With their parents out for the night, Alex and Mallory argue over who has to stay to watch Jennifer, leading Alex to take her to a poker game with his friends.
 
4 Apr. 1983
Stage Fright
Alex preps Mallory for a high school television quiz show when he can't find anyone else to fill an empty spot on his team.
 
11 Apr. 1983
Elyse D'Arc
Steven and Elyse clash when Elyse's busy schedule keeps them from spending any time together.
 

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