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1986

10 Jan. 1986
Hello, I Must Be Going
Katherine's Aunt Charlotte drops in for a surprise visit; when Papa comes to play cards and refuses to take George's car, he meets Charlotte and they become smitten with each other.
 
17 Jan. 1986
That's Rich
Webster fantasizes about winning the lottery.
 
24 Jan. 1986
TV or Not TV
George is upset that a younger pro football player has been signed to do the morning sports report. Webster suggests that he cover his hockey team's charity game as a human interest story. The station agrees, and George's report goes over so well that he starts to get more children's sports stories, which distresses him. Webster is upset when he overhears him saying so, but his spirits pick up when he and Rob audition for the job of covering kids' sports at the station.
 
31 Jan. 1986
Borrowed Time
Rob spends the night with Webster after he and his mother have dinner at his house. The next morning, his Dad comes to pick him up in his two-seat convertible. Webster doesn't see anything wrong until George and Katherine explain to him that Rob's parents are divorced and have been fighting over custody; they believe his father may have tried to kidnap him.
 
7 Feb. 1986
A Friend in Need
Ever since his sister was diagnosed with leukemia 10 years ago, Jerry has volunteered as a hospital clown for children with leukemia, and he invites the family to join him. George refuses to go because he saw too many dying children during his football career and can no longer handle it, but Katherine and Webster go with him. At the hospital, Webster befriends Mark, a boy from Wisconsin who is in remission from leukemia, and invites him to stay the night. At the house, he gets more activity and fun than his overprotective mother allows him to have.
 
14 Feb. 1986
Love Papadapolis Style
Webster's outlook on Valentine's Day brightens when a cute new girl joins his class.
 
21 Feb. 1986
Almost Home
Webster visits "Uncle" Jake Tyler, a collage classmate of George and Travis. Jake is a country music singer who, after his son died and his wife divorced him, has chosen a new career path: taking care of foster children. When one of their mothers comes back to pick him up, he has trouble letting go.
 
7 Mar. 1986
Farewell to Arms
Since George and Katherine won't let Webster have a BB gun until he proves he's responsible, he sneaks a shooting lesson from a friend and kills a bird.
 
14 Mar. 1986
There Goes the Bride
Katherine and George arrange a dream wedding for Katherine's Aunt Charlotte, but Webster senses distress in the bride-to-be.
 
28 Mar. 1986
Gotcha
Katherine frustrated by her inability to surprise George on his birthday, decides to make him suffer for his curiosity.
 
2 May 1986
My Family's Honor
Webster keeps losing library books, including the one on which he has to write a book report. Meanwhile, Katherine has to give a speech, but she comes down with laryngitis the day before it is due.
 
20 Aug. 1986
McGruff
When Katherine discovers that a bully is extorting lunch money from Webster and his classmates, she enlists the crime-prevention dog McGruff to talk to the class.
 
26 Sep. 1986
The Landlords
George and Katherine, who bought Bill & Cassie's house, have a three-ring circus with the clown they found to rent the downstairs apartment.
 
17 Oct. 1986
A Run for the Money
George secures a $10,000 pledge for Katherine to run in a 10K charity race, but when she's injured, Webster decides to run for her.
 
24 Oct. 1986
Read It and Weep
The family thinks Papa has a vision problem, but the truth is that Papa never learned to read.
 
7 Nov. 1986
The Tribute
Web's school, Franklin Cooper Elementary, is about to be renamed for his late father, until Cooper's nephew (Ron Reagan) steps forward to preserve the name of his uncle.
 
14 Nov. 1986
Kiss Me Kate
Webster is disillusioned when his TV hero Jed Hammond comes to Chicago and makes a pass at Katherine.
 
5 Dec. 1986
The Big Sleepover
George and Katherine are delighted when Webster makes a new friend and extends an invitation for a sleepover until they discover that Tony is a girl.
 
12 Dec. 1986
The Man in the Red Flannel Suit
With the holidays approaching, George is elated after being chosen to play Santa in the Chicago Downtown Christmas Parade. However, when the parade is able to land a much bigger celebrity, Webster and Karen must break the news to George.
 

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