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Season 5

20 Sep. 1989
Anger with Love
Ben (JEREMY MILLER) is accused of having ulterior motives for making his girlfriend the star of his amateur movie production.
 
27 Sep. 1989
Mike and Julie's Wedding
As the big day approaches, Mike (KIRK CAMERON) begins to have doubts about getting married to Julie (JULIE McCULLOUGH). JANE POWELL guest stars.
 
4 Oct. 1989
Carol Meets the Real World
When Carol's college plans are temporarily dashed, she takes an unexpected turn into the work force.
 
11 Oct. 1989
Fish Bait
Mike is excited about starting a new acting class only to run into an arrogant teacher with "artistic" ideas about acting. Noah Blake guest stars.
 
18 Oct. 1989
Teach Me
Feeling under pressure from her family to start dating again, Carol pretends that an older man from her office named Big Al is her new boyfriend.
 
25 Oct. 1989
Carol's Papers
When Mike catches Ben selling one of Carol's papers to a jock. He convinces him to turn it into a business. While selling Ben catches the attention of a 16 year old girl. When the principal learns of what they did he goes to see Jason, things unravel and when he goes looking for them he runs into the girl whom Ben has a date with.
 
1 Nov. 1989
Coughing Boy
Mike gets his first TV role - an ill-fated cop in a primetime drama.
 
8 Nov. 1989
The New Deal: Part 1
Important new career opportunities force Jason (ALAN THICKE) and Maggie (JOANNA KERNS) to reconsider their working arrangement: she at the office and he at home. HANK AZARIA guest stars.
 
15 Nov. 1989
The New Deal: Part 2
Jason is convinced that Maggie will not allow him to accept his job offer. Mike helps Ben throw a party.
 
22 Nov. 1989
Paper Route
Mike takes on a paper route but ends up pawning it off Ben for a cut of the action.
 
29 Nov. 1989
Five Grand
The Seaver kids inherit $5,000 each from their grand parents.
 
6 Dec. 1989
Carol's Promotion
Carol contemplates leaving college after getting a job promotion at work.
 
13 Dec. 1989
Ben and Mike's Excellent Adventure
Mike, Ben and Eddie follow a group of girls all night.
 
3 Jan. 1990
The Triangle
Mike falls for his co-star Kate during rehearsals for their upcoming play.
 
10 Jan. 1990
The Return of the Triangle
Mike confesses his love for Kate to her boyfriend and receives two black eyes.
 
17 Jan. 1990
The Home Show
The Severs rush to throw a charity party after the event is moved forward a day.
 
24 Jan. 1990
Jason vs. Maggie
Jason and Maggie fight over whether Ben should be allowed to get his ear pierced.
 
31 Jan. 1990
Mike, Kate and Julie
Mike turns to his ex-girlfriend Julie while out on a Valentines day date with Kate.
 
7 Feb. 1990
Mike, the Teacher
Mike agrees to be a substitute teacher and gets assigned to his former school. Chrissy learns a bad word at home.
 
14 Feb. 1990
Carol in Jail
Carol spends some time behind bars after Mike's car door strikes a police officer.
 
21 Feb. 1990
Future Shock
Ben's curfew violations have Maggie con tempting how Chrissy will behave.
 
14 Mar. 1990
Cheating
Ben (JEREMY MILLER) is forced to make an important decision when he has to choose between cheating on his upcoming science exam or trying to actually study for it.
 
21 Mar. 1990
Mike the Director
Mike doubles his eye for talent as a director after watching a bad performance.
 
4 Apr. 1990
Weekend at Mike's
The Seavers discover they have termites and they move in temporary with Mike.
 
25 Apr. 1990
Ben's Movie
Ben shoots a movie in his backyard for school but the film subject has Maggie worried.
 
2 May 1990
Where There's a Will
Jason inherits his late uncle's cabin.
 

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