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(1987–1991)

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Season 1

29 Sep. 1987
Thirtysomething
Hope and Michael Steadman are still adjusting to parenthood while struggling with money problems and best-friend crises.
 
6 Oct. 1987
The Parents Are Coming
Everyone loves Hope's mother - except Hope who drives Michael and her friends crazy as she anticipates a visit from her parents.
 
13 Oct. 1987
Housewarming
Michael and Hope race to renovate their crumbling mansion for a huge housewarming party.
 
27 Oct. 1987
Couples
A night out with friends degenerates as Nancy and Elliot's marital woes become apparent.
 
3 Nov. 1987
But Not for Me
Gary and Melissa rekindle their affair; Michael and Hope's first date in months is a disaster.
 
17 Nov. 1987
We Gather Together
Hope and Michael plan a quiet Thanksgiving but learn friends are counting on being invited.
 
1 Dec. 1987
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Before a deadline, Michael and Elliot wrestle with a creativity block; Ellyn develops a crush on an associate.
 
8 Dec. 1987
Weaning
Sensing baby Janey's decreasing dependency on her, depressed Hope decides to go back to work.
 
15 Dec. 1987
I'll Be Home for Christmas
Michael and Hope argue about whether their infant's first holiday should be Christmas or Hanukkah. A famous photographer shows interest in Melissa's work.
 
5 Jan. 1988
South by Southeast
Gary is in love, but as things start to get serious he receives a series of threats on his life - and the likely suspect is a jealous psychology professor.
 
12 Jan. 1988
Therapy
Elliot and Nancy seek professional help for their troubled marriage; Michael finds it hard to keep it a secret.
 
19 Jan. 1988
Competition
When an important client makes it clear that he prefers Elliot to Michael, Michael finds himself growing increasingly more envious of his partner.
 
26 Jan. 1988
Separation
Elliot temporarily moves in with Michael and Hope after separating from Nancy.
 
2 Feb. 1988
I'm in Love, I'm in Love, I'm in Love, I'm in Love, I'm in Love with a Wonderful Gynecologist
Competing for the attention of the same man jeopardizes the new found friendship between Ellyn and Melissa.
 
9 Feb. 1988
Business as Usual
Michael's hopes for a joyous reunion with his father are destroyed when he discovers the real reason for the visit.
 
1 Mar. 1988
Accounts Receivable
A rocky relationship between Michael and his brother Brad is further strained when Michael learns the family business is almost bankrupt.
 
15 Mar. 1988
Whose Forest Is This?
Nancy and Elliot's separation takes its toll on their son; Elliot prepares for a blind date with a chiropractor.
 
22 Mar. 1988
Nancy's First Date
Melissa's burgeoning romance slows when she learns he doesn't want any more kids. Nancy has her first date since the separation.
 
12 Apr. 1988
Undone
Michael's old girlfriend from college pays a visit.
 
3 May 1988
Tenure
Gary evaluates the fate of his academic career as he undergoes tenure review at the college. Ellyn learns her building is going co-op, leaving her to decide whether to buy her apartment.
 
10 May 1988
Born to Be Mild
Ellyn and Woodman's weekend is ruined when they are forced to babysit Janey.
 

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