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Season 3

24 Sep. 1986
A Special Love: Part 1
Jonathan and Mark persuade a youngster with Down's Syndrome to join the Special Olympics. Coached by his older brother and, because of their parents' keeping the mentally handicapped child a secret, doesn't even know of the boy's existence. At the same time they try to help their friends Scotty and Diane, who can't have children.
1 Oct. 1986
A Special Love: Part 2
Scotty and Diane want to and are determined to adopt Todd, but Todd's parents won't agree and both sides are prepared to fight it out in court with both Todd and his older brother caught in the middle.
8 Oct. 1986
For the Love of Larry
A dog leads Johnathan and Mark to his owners, who are trapped in a car.
15 Oct. 1986
Another Kind of War, Another Kind of Peace
Jonathan informs a man that his son who died in Vietnam fathered a boy with a Vietnamese woman. He takes them in reluctantly and refuses to bond with them.
29 Oct. 1986
That's Our Dad
Bill Cassidy is a model TV dad of the hit series, "That's Our Dad, a show known for its closing (where he "adopts" two orphaned children at the end of each show). At least on-screen Cassidy is the model TV dad. Off the set is a little different story. Bill is an egotistical jerk who verbally abuses his co-stars and crewmembers ... and even the children he was said to have adopted. His off-screen attitude is put to the test when two orphans, who happen to be fans of "That's Our Dad," and especially Bill Cassidy. The two track down Bill and ask if he'd consider adopting...
5 Nov. 1986
Love at Second Sight
Jonathan and Mark are on their way to their next assignment and meet another angel, Ted, whom Jonathan knows, and they both arrive at their destination. When Ted learns that the subject of his mission is his wife Laura and that it involves pairing her with a guy named Roy, not only does he refuse to do it, but he sabotages any chances Roy may have had with her. He then romances her himself but Jonathan steps in and shows what damage he has done and so to fix, he starts acting like a jerk which inspires Roy to tell him to leave Laura alone and their romance begins.
12 Nov. 1986
Love and Marriage: Part 1
Mark's invited to attend the wedding of a friend. Mark is keen on his friend because he and his wife have a rock solid marriage. As does his parents. But upon arriving parents have a little spat that ends with them parting ways. And Mark's friend and his wife decide they need a break. And their daughter decides she doesn't want to get married because of what happened. So Jonathan and Mark try to help them.
12 Nov. 1986
Love and Marriage: Part 2
Jonathan and Mark work to keep the three couples together.
19 Nov. 1986
Code Name: FREAK
Jonathan is working as a teacher at a college. And the focus of his assignment is a young boy genius who's accepted to college. The boy feels like an outcast. His roommate is a guy who's on an athletic scholarship. When his roommate has trouble in a class, he's asked to help get him a copy of a test. But when it's found out what happened, things get out of hand.
26 Nov. 1986
Man to Man
Jonathan and Mark try to get a father and son to get to know each other again before Gary loses his father due to leukemia. Jonathan tries to make these tycoons live life to the fullest and not work so hard.
3 Dec. 1986
Jonathan Smith Goes to Washington
Jonathan persuades an influential United States senator to restore severe Congressional budget cuts dealing with health-care, but when the senator suffers a fatal heart attack on the Senate floor, the assignment seems doomed to failure.
10 Dec. 1986
Oh Lucky Man
After Mark wins a lot of money he puts Jonathan and Brady out of the picture. Mark falls in love with Nina who is broke but doesn't know it.
17 Dec. 1986
Basinger's New York
It's Christmas and Jonathan and Mark's assignment is try to show a columnist named Basinger, who's become cynical, that there's still some good out there. They learn of a young couple named Joseph and Mary who are expecting their first child but can't find a place to stay. They take them to the hospital and along the way they pick up another couple who are also about to have their baby. And when they get there, the hospital refuses to admit Joseph and Mary but the wife demands that they let them in or else Basinger will write about it.
7 Jan. 1987
All That Glitters
When a major fire threatens a neighborhood, Jonathan and Mark (in the guise of priests) re-open an abandoned church as a shelter, and one of the people who take shelter there is a hustler also disguised as a priest who has found a briefcase containing $1 million and needs a place to hide from the hoods who lost it.
14 Jan. 1987
Jonathan and Mark's latest assignment is Wally, a lovable elderly hobo and street puppeteer whose caring and goodness have made him, without his knowing it, an angel. But he may be powerless to help a critically ill little boy ... unless he appeals to a higher authority.
21 Jan. 1987
A Song of Songs
Gabe, a jazz musician, is reunited with his old flame. He finds out that after all these years, the woman he once loved has changed.
28 Jan. 1987
A Night to Remember
Mark and Jonathan help Danny and Kate overcome their height issues as they get ready for prom.
4 Feb. 1987
A Mother and a Daughter
A much-beloved movie star is being honored, but her estranged daughter is writing a vengeful expose about her mother, and Jonathan must help the daughter remember the truth about the past ... an assignment Mark hopes Jonathan will fail at, since success means that Jonathan will return to Heaven forever.
11 Feb. 1987
Normal People
Jonathan and Mark next assignment takes them to a halfway house for people who were confined to mental facilities and were released because they're deemed no longer a danger to society but not really fully treated. The other members of the neighborhood were they are doesn't want them there. So they make their feelings very clear. But when each of them meets them, they begin to realize they're people also.
18 Feb. 1987
The Hero
A veteran feels like society let him down because he needs some dental work done which he can't afford. He was hoping his Veterans' benefits would pay for it but because his dental problems are not related to his military service he is denied.
25 Feb. 1987
Parents' Day
Jonathan and Mark, as police detectives investigating drug selling in schools, become involved when the son of a famous news anchorman and leading anti-drug proponent learns that his father is a secret cocaine user and informs the police, leading to a cover-up and betrayal of trust by the father.
4 Mar. 1987
A Father's Faith
When Jonathan and Mark decide to take some time off, they visit Mark's friends to go fishing. When they arrive, they discover, the son of Mark's friends was in an accident a few years ago and after being taken off life support is still alive and is a convalescent home. And the father spends all his time with his son practically ignoring his wife. And the tension between them causes problems for their daughter who hasn't visited her brother because she was with her brother when he had his accident.
18 Mar. 1987
Heavy Date
A pregnant young woman finds true love, and a fresh start.
1 Apr. 1987
Ghost Rider
A lonely female novelist is in love with a legendary spy hero who has been dead for 20 years. She buys His sports car, that is being auctioned off, only to find out that His ghost comes with the car. She is overjoyed, until She finds out that His personality is less charming, than what She imagined.
6 May 1987
The Gift of Life
Jonathan and Mark's latest assignment is to try and get cold hearted businessman R.R. Benson to change his ways. When subtlety fails, Jonathan decides to try the direct approach and tell Benson who he is and why he is here. When Benson refuses to change, Jonathan tells him to read the Bible. And it's during the night that a burglar breaks in and shoots Benson. Later Jonathan and Mark find Benson but he's now a spirit. That's when Jonathan takes him on a tour of his life and what he has done. Upon seeing that Jonathan tells him he's being given the opportunity to ...

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