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1989

11 Jan. 1989
Steady as She Goes
Kevin's continuing longing for Winnie has caused him to become frustrated with being alone. And it's not helping that his best friend, Paul, now has Carla. When Kevin reaches his breaking point, he ends up asking Becky Slater to go steady, even though it's just to make Winnie jealous.
 
18 Jan. 1989
Just Between Me and You and Kirk and Paul and Carla and Becky
Kevin and Kirk McCray both want to know which one Winnie really likes. Becky punches Kevin when she finds out he still likes Winnie.
 
1 Feb. 1989
Pottery Will Get You Nowhere
Norma begins taking a pottery class and receives support from everyone except Jack.
 
8 Feb. 1989
Coda
Kevin feels that his piano lessons with Mrs Carples aren't doing him any good. While most people are quick to commend Mrs Carples' student Ronald Hirschmuller, Mrs Carples still feels that Kevin has got musical potential, if he'd just apply himself more to practicing.
 
15 Feb. 1989
Hiroshima, Mon Frere
Wayne's bullying of Kevin has been getting pretty out-of-hand lately. but when he interferes in a big way with Kevin and Paul's Science Project, Wayne may have gone too far.
 
28 Feb. 1989
Loosiers
When Kevin sees that Paul is being humiliated at basketball during physical education class, he decides to go to Coach Cutlip to complain about how he thinks teams are being unfairly picked. Cutlip then decides to teach Kevin a lesson about fairness by making him a team captain.
 
7 Mar. 1989
Walk Out
Kevin along with kids from his school plan to schedule a walkout to protest the Vietnam War. However, when the assistant principal, Mr. Diperna, finds out about the planned walkout, he threatens to suspend all who participate.
 
14 Mar. 1989
Nemesis
Now that Kevin is back together with Winnie Cooper (after hurting Becky Slater's feelings), Kevin thinks his problems are behind them. Until he remembers how he ridiculed his friends (including Winnie!)behind their backs to impress Becky, who doesn't seem too happy to have been dumped.
 
28 Mar. 1989
Fate
With Winnie still upset at him, Kevin tries to get back on good terms with her by confronting Eddie Pinetti, the school bully, for going into her locker. This plan backfires when he realizes that Winnie is now seeing Eddie.
 
11 Apr. 1989
Birthday Boy
Paul Pfeiffer and Kevin Arnold's birthdays are just days apart, and the two friends have usually always celebrated together. But this year, upon turning 13 Paul(as per Jewish Tradition), will become a man. The only problem is that Paul's Bar Mitzvah happens to take place on the same day as Kevin's Birthday!
 
18 Apr. 1989
Brightwing
To get closer to his sister, Kevin agrees to run errands for her before school. He soon discovers that she is skipping school to hang out with her friends at the "rock".
 
2 May 1989
Square Dance
The gym class is engaging in square-dancing, and Kevin is paired up with Margaret Farquhar, the strangest girl in 7th grade. While Margaret enjoys spending time with Kevin, her presence makes Kevin wary of his junior-high image.
 
9 May 1989
Whose Woods Are These?
Kevin, Winnie & Paul band together to save their childhood playground of Harper's Woods from becoming a shopping mall. The only problem is, no one seems to care.
 
16 May 1989
How I'm Spending My Summer Vacation
As the end of school approaches, Kevins looks forward to spending the summer with Paul and Winnie. However his wonderful summer is spoiled when Paul tells hims that he'll be going his parent's cabin until Labor Day and Winnie seems to be avoiding him.
 
3 Oct. 1989
Summer Song
The Arnold family and Paul Pfeiffer travel to Ocean City for a little fun in the sun. However, once there, no one really seems to be having any. Paul's allergies flare up, and Wayne and Karen's attitudes are making it nothing like the family trips from long ago. Kevin is still stinging from the news the Winnie Cooper has a new boyfriend, until he meets a cute (but older) girl named Teri.
 
10 Oct. 1989
Math Class
Kevin is having problems in his new math class, and he thinks that it's because his teacher is completely unreasonable.
 
24 Oct. 1989
Wayne on Wheels
Wayne finally gets his driver's license, but doesn't sit well with his new job of driving Kevin and Paul around.
 
31 Oct. 1989
Mom Wars
When Mom grows concerned about Kevin playing rough in touch football after school, Kevin has to make a choice.
 
7 Nov. 1989
On the Spot
Kevin joins the school play just to get out of Gym class, while Winnie and Paul seem to take it very seriously. Winnie has problems with her performance, and Kevin unexpectedly helps her during the show.
 
14 Nov. 1989
Odd Man Out
When Kevin and Paul have a disagreement, they decide to find new best friends. Kevin starts hanging around with Doug Porter while Paul befriends Brady Ryland.
 
21 Nov. 1989
The Family Car
The Arnold Family's car seems to be on it's last legs, but Dad just can't bring himself around to buy a new car for the family.
 
28 Nov. 1989
The Pimple
Just when the Pruitts and their daughter Gina are coming to visit, Kevin gets struck by the most debilitating thing to ever hit a teenager: a pimple! With only a few days until the Pruitts arrive, Kevin resorts to all kinds of methods to get rid of the unsightly blemish.
 
12 Dec. 1989
Math Class Squared
While still having problem in his math class, Kevin makes the decision that the only way to get good grades is to cheat.
 

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