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(1987–1991)

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Season 3

19 Sep. 1989
Nancy's Mom
Nancy's mom comes to visit and she and Elliot vie for Nancy's time, affection and future.
 
3 Oct. 1989
Love and Sex
Michael and Hope temporarily lose sexual attraction for one another but after a series of circumstances, their romance is rekindled.
 
10 Oct. 1989
Mr. Right
When Melissa uses a video dating service service to find the ideal date, she learns that the not-so-ideal date is the one she really wants.
 
24 Oct. 1989
New Baby
Susannah gives birth to a baby girl after struggling with many fears.
 
24 Oct. 1989
Legacy
Michael plans a dinner party for his boss, which does not have the anticipated effect, and Elliot and Nancy decide to remarry.
 
7 Nov. 1989
Strangers
Melissa struggles with her love for a younger man and her embarassment over their age difference.
 
21 Nov. 1989
Pilgrims
Elliot moves back home and Ethan is afraid he will leave again.
 
28 Dec. 1989
The Burning Bush
The long-time friendship Hope and Ellyn share withstands the present conflict between them when Ellyn gets involved with a married man.
 
5 Dec. 1989
New Parents
Gary and Susannah confront issues surrounding their return to work and the care of their new baby.
 
12 Dec. 1989
Michael's Campaign
Michael and Elliot are working on a new account at DAA at the same time Hope is working with a group to protest a waste disposal plant being in the area.
 
9 Jan. 1990
Pulling Away
When Michael is promoted to Creative Director he doesn't know how to handle his new position and creates some tensions between himself and Elliot.
 
6 Jan. 1990
Another Country
Nancy finds out she ovarian cancer.
 
23 Jan. 1990
Post-Op
After Nancy's surgery, the family is united in their desire to see Nancy conquer cancer, yet they struggle with fear.
 
6 Feb. 1990
Once a Mermaid
Ellyn restarts her affair with Richard, this time in earnest.
 
13 Feb. 1990
Fathers and Lovers
Melissa peruades Lee to take a job at the DAA, while she resists her father's pressure to make a real estate investment.
 
20 Feb. 1990
Her Cup Runneth Over
Jeffrey and his daughter come to live with Ellyn after his marriage breaks up and all threee of them face some rough times.
 
27 Feb. 1990
Good Sex, Some Sex, What Sex, No Sex
Melissa and Lee are experiencing a high point in their relationship, when things begin to unravel.
 
20 Mar. 1990
The Other Shoe
Nancy gets involved with some new friends who also have cancer and unintentionally ostracizes her family.
 
3 Apr. 1990
Three Year Itch
Michael is so consumed with his career that he is not aware Hope feels drawn towards John Dunaway.
 
10 Apr. 1990
I'm Nobody, Who Are You?
Gary takes a teaching job and both he and Susannah contend with resentment towards their affluent friends, Michael and Hope.
 
17 Apr. 1990
Arizona
Michael and Hope visit her parents and are inspired to come to grips with their drifting relationship.
 
1 May 1990
Going Limp
Elliot has to overcome self-doubt and the skepticism of others when he directs a television commercial.
 
15 May 1990
The Go Between
Michael fails as a mediator for a company in their attempt to buy out Miles, and he fires Elliot as part of a new plan to take over the agency.
 
22 May 1990
Samurai Ad Man
Elliot and Michael secretly help Minnesota Brands take over DAA; Miles fights the move.
 

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