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(1987–1991)

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Season 4

25 Sep. 1990
Prelude to a Bris
Michael and Hope debate over a bris for Leo; guests Barbara Barrie, Alan King.
 
2 Oct. 1990
Life Class
Nancy's constantly changing sexual feelings affect her marriage; Hope feels overwhelmed by two children.
 
9 Oct. 1990
Control
A photography assignment brings Melissa and Miles together; Jeffrey and Ellyn look for an apartment.
 
16 Oct. 1990
The Distance
Susannah's New York job offer threatens her relationship with Gary; Ellyn ponders her relationship with Jeffrey.
 
30 Oct. 1990
The Haunting of DAA
A founder haunts Michael after Miles orders him to cut DAA's staff.
 
13 Nov. 1990
The Guilty Party
Hope throws a surprise party for Michael to ease her guilt over attention to the baby; guest Renee Taylor.
 
27 Nov. 1990
Photo Opportunity
Family and career demands pull Melissa in opposite directions; guests Phyllis Newman, Joe Maher.
 
4 Dec. 1990
Never Better
After beginning an unlikely relationship with Gary, Ellyn is attracted to a former date.
 
11 Dec. 1990
Guns and Roses
Nancy's problems with cancer therapy affect her relationships with her children; Elliot is jealous of award-nominee Michael.
 
18 Dec. 1990
Happy New Year
A mysterious phone call changes the Steadmans' reminiscence-filled New Year's Eve party.
 
8 Jan. 1991
Melissa and Men
An art gallery wants to exhibit Melissa's photos about her failed relationships.
 
22 Jan. 1991
Advanced Beginners
The appearance of his ex complicates Ellyn and her new boyfriend's cohabitation.
 
5 Feb. 1991
Sifting the Ashes
Nancy prepares for her last round of chemotherapy; Elliot visits his mother (Eileen Brennan) during a business trip.
 
12 Feb. 1991
Second Look
Nancy's upcoming surgery places great strain on her family and friends.
 
19 Feb. 1991
Fighting the Cold
An incident and the results of Nancy's surgery force everyone to re-evaluate lives and futures.
 
26 Feb. 1991
The Difference Between Men and Women
The men plan a bachelor party for Billy; the women try to think of something different for Ellyn.
 
9 Apr. 1991
A Wedding
Billy's family and Ellyn experience doubt on the eve of the wedding.
 
16 Apr. 1991
Closing the Circle
Agency crises and administration of Gary's estate pull Michael in opposite directions.
 
30 Apr. 1991
Out the Door
Michael sides with Miles in rejecting Elliot's proposal; directed by Mel Harris.
 
7 May 1991
Hopeless
Volunteer Hope befriends two homeless-shelter occupants.
 
14 May 1991
A Stop at Willoughby
Long hours and a demanding client stress Michael to the limit.
 
21 May 1991
Melissa in Wonderland
In Hollywood to photograph a TV star (Brooke Adams), Melissa gets caught in the bizarre machinations of television.
 
28 May 1991
California
After returning from California, Michael faces decisions that will affect his personal and professional lives.
 

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