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(1986–1993)

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Season 3

23 Sep. 1987
All the News That Fits
When Larry takes a new job at the Chicago Chronicle, Balki feels his job at the discount store is no longer enough for him. So he gets a job in the mail room at the Chronicle, but his new boss Mr. Gorpley is not going to make it easy for him.
 
30 Sep. 1987
Weigh to Go Buddy
Larry makes Balki promise to help him lose weight, and a Mypiot never breaks his promise...
 
7 Oct. 1987
Sexual Harassment in Chicago
Balki learns about sexual harassment through experience, when Olivia Crawford, editor of the Sunday Magazine, makes a pass at him and threatens his job.
 
14 Oct. 1987
Taking Stock
Balki is proud to own his first share of stock in his favorite cereal company, until he finds out they make false promises to their customers.
 
28 Oct. 1987
Your Cheatin' Heart
Balki and Jennifer are trying to get Larry a new typewriter and surprise him with it. So they sneak around. And when Larry discovers their sneaking around, he assumes the worst.
 
4 Nov. 1987
The Horn Blows at Midnight
When a psychic has a premonition while holding Larry's lucky pen, Balki worries that "Mr. Death" is coming to take his cousin.
 
11 Nov. 1987
Karate Kids
After Larry and Balki get beaten up by a bully, they decide to learn karate for self-defense.
 
18 Nov. 1987
Night School Confidential
Balki and Larry go undercover to bust a guy selling cheap counterfeit jewelry at Balki's night school.
 
25 Nov. 1987
Future Shock
Jennifer gets a job opportunity but it requires for he to move. Larry doesn't like it but he says nothing. Balki tells him he should speak up or he could live to regret it. He goes to sleep and dreams that several years later he is all alone.
 
2 Dec. 1987
Couch Potato
When the guys get cable, Balki becomes so entranced by 24 hour TV, that it interferes with his life and threatens to cost him his job.
 
9 Dec. 1987
The Break-In
When Larry's joke article gets turned in by mistake, he talks Balki into helping him break into the Chronicle to exchange it for the real one.
 
6 Jan. 1988
To Be or Not to Be
The newspaper is shooting a TV ad and Balki gets selected to be in it. But after taking acting lessons from Larry, things don't go as planned.
 
13 Jan. 1988
My Lips Are Sealed
Larry regrets teaching Balki the importance of keeping confidential information he learns in the mail room, when he realizes Balki knows whether Larry got the raise he needs to buy his dream car.
 
27 Jan. 1988
The Pen Pal
Larry fears for his life when Balki invites the paroled Vince Lucas, a criminal they helped send to jail, to stay with them until he starts a new job.
 
3 Feb. 1988
Just Desserts
When Balki's Myposian dessert (bibi-babka) is a big hit, Larry convinces him to sell them to a local restaurant. But the chef needs 2000 in two days. Can they make that many in time or will the Bibi-Babka Business be bust?
 
10 Feb. 1988
Better Shop Around
When the cousins win a supermarket shopping spree, Balki sees it as a chance to have fun, but of course Larry has a plan...
 
4 Mar. 1988
Pipe Dreams
Larry, instead of calling a plumber, tries to fix Jennifer's pipes himself. (Original Broadcast: Season 3, Episode 17)
 
11 Mar. 1988
The Defiant Guys
Wanting to resolve an argument with Larry, Balki handcuffs the two together right before an important lunch meeting.
 
18 Mar. 1988
My Brother, Myself
When Larry's brother, whom he's been jealous of because he's so popular who is now a big shot, comes for a visit. He pretends to be a big shot himself. But when his brother stays longer than expected things get out of hand.
 
25 Mar. 1988
You Gotta Have Friends
Balki claims to have met Carl Lewis at a convenience store and had to lend him money because he forgot his wallet buy Larry is convinced that someone took advantage of his cousin once again.
 
29 Apr. 1988
The Graduate
Larry pushes Balki to try and finish at the top of his high school class.
 
6 May 1988
Bye Bye Biki
Balki is excited about a visit from his grandmother, but Larry must break the news to him that Yaya Biki died on the way to Chicago.
 

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