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Season 4

10 Oct. 2000
Mother and Daughter Reunion
Dharma is appalled when her mother Abby decides to raise her new baby normally, not the 'cool, liberating' loony hippie way she was raised. While defending the crazy attributes of her youth she finally faces facts, it was all emotional baggage to dump on a child. Abby is rushed to hospital, and Dharma feels guilty for resenting her ma as an 'unworthy expecting mother'. George Littlefox's spirit appears to her. Meanwhile Jane asks for help with her loveless marriage to Greg's mate Pete, and his advice to talk instead of just indulging in her SM abuse results in a ...
 
24 Oct. 2000
Love, Honor & Olé!
Greg joins a trip to Mexico with Dharma and her hippie friends, but things quickly get uncomfortable on the way. Larry gets a job at Montgomery Industries as a night security guard, but his first shift gets the better of him.
 
31 Oct. 2000
Playing the Field
Dharma 'coaches' an alternative class softball team, completely oblivious of the competition. Greg's motivational speech and any other normal phrase are instantly scolded; even Pete would be a real athletic improvement. Edward is in a good mood, so the women wickedly presume he must have an affair. He asks Dharma not to tell Kitty he's seeing his 'lady friend'. Kitty was prepared to turn a blind eye, but Dharma gets her in a murderous mood; it turns out to be another kind of secret pleasure.
 
14 Nov. 2000
Hell No, Greg Can't Go
Fascinated by general Kirby's war memories praising his dad Edward, Greg decides to join the Army Reserve corps, which recruits top-graduates like him at the grade of Captain. Pacifist Dharma is dead against anything military, but for once her bossy dictatorial nonsense is ignored. The new officer flies to Virginia for a course in procurement, where he shows annoying enthusiasm in both the matter and meaningless military decorum. Meanwhile Edward's 'reassuring' remark landing in a war zone is highly unlikely suffices to make Dharma realize darling Greg's well-being ...
 
21 Nov. 2000
Midwife Crisis
Edward soon regrets Kitty generously offered to donate the state-of-the-art van they won in a raffle to the Finkelsteins, as penniless-proud Larry keeps bugging him about a fair price. Abby is elated unlike Dharma, who expected the job, to have famous midwife-author Chloe assisting at her baby's birth, but they bicker as badly as the fathers, till an unlikely savior is hailed.
 
28 Nov. 2000
Sleepless in San Francisco
After Greg made the Finkelsteins realize that made-up hippie names may be cute for girls, but they get boys beaten up by peers, they bicker through a list of preferred relatives in order to take regular names from. When Greg asks dad Edward for lunch alone, Kitty has paranoid conclusions ready-made. Meanwhile Dharma gets sick of minding mother's noisy baby and the 'helpful' nearly centenary experienced minder Becky, which Abby invited. The old lady shares in the housemother credit she is denied as an amateur while getting so tired and sleep-deprived it becomes painful...
 
5 Dec. 2000
Mad Secretaries and Englishmen
Through combined coincidences Greg and Dharma have been so busy separately, occupied by their jobs and social obligations, that they haven't had sex for weeks. While taking pity on others, like taking in Pete who fears his ex Jane might kill someone, and matching his lazy secretary Marlene with weird pragmatic foolish poet Roger. Of all places Dharma chooses to end their own sensual drought in the Montgomery mansion during a speech by the archbishop against sinful promiscuity, so wildly that the rocking chandelier makes Edward and Kitty believe there's and earthquake.
 
12 Dec. 2000
Charma Loves Greb
Nione of the Finkelstein can't understand why Greg wants to spend some time relaxing on a crossword rather than be dragged all over San Francisco, or wherever her whims take them. Dharma nags till the crossword author, Harrison, accepts (against his newspaper's policy) to work in a birthday greeting for Greg. She plans a surprise party, only the 'wild bee killers' country club is unacceptable for her parents, well, for Abby and for Kitty, because Edward arranged his ex to get its catering contract. Pete arranges a gift better suited for himself. On the happy day, all ...
 
19 Dec. 2000
Boxing Dharma
Dharma finds an obnoxious woman gets an her nerves enough to turn her violent, against all Finkelstein principles, next to the even more aggressive sister. Greg suggests she lets off steam, but that proves dangerous too, whether verbal or in the box ring. Larry discovers the temptations of being treated to fringe benefits once word gets out among the staff he's boss Ed's in-law, even though he can't even remember who he's supposed to plead for.
 
9 Jan. 2001
Dutch Treat
When Dharma notices how neighbor, law student Donald Ridgely, dreams about the lingerie models in her yoga class -Pete actually bribes her to be allowed to the same sessions-, she invites him to dinner. Greg gives his new protégé an internship at his office, where the other staff shamelessly abuses the gentle kid as their errand-boy. The real worry is Dharma, who decides college shouldn't be 'just' about study and arranges for Donald to join a fraternity, so he starts spending valuable study time on prank nonsense as 'new experiences'. When Greg protests the boy won't...
 
16 Jan. 2001
The Box
Dharma accidentally discovers Greg has a strong box. Greg assures her it's not a matter of keeping secrets but of privacy, which she claims to respect. In fact she keeps trying first to make him disclose, then to get it open behind his back or even by proxy, till he takes action. Meanwhile Larry takes Edward's advice to leave the delicate choice of a gift for post-natal depressed Abby to the expert, Kitty, who soon regrets trying to teach Larry how to shop with free champagne.
 
30 Jan. 2001
Let's Get Fiscal
Dharma is forced to make cutbacks with the co-op while Greg makes a slam-dunk case personal when he learns that the other side's lawyer used to live with Dharma.
 
6 Feb. 2001
Educating Dharma: Part 1
When his parents ask Greg to defend rich brat Brandon Gullicksen, he's angry once he finds the incorrigible scamp pulls pranks and gets caught regularly and wants to dump such a morally dubious client, while Pete just sees a 'gold mine'. Realizing Brandon is rebelling in order to get back at his absentee parents for dumping him in boarding school, Greg sympathizes from experience and acts as substitute dad. Taking notes for sick Donald in college, Dharma discovers Larry's history lessons were pure lunacy and considers going to college herself. Greg thinks she'll ...
 
13 Feb. 2001
Educating Dharma: Part 2
Dharma feels guilty now that Charlie declares his love, although nothing happens, so she tries to spoil Greg and hint he's intimate with a female divorce client, Brandon's mother. Abby claims feelings can't be controlled, Kitty warns her not to hurt Greg for a stillborn affair.
 
20 Feb. 2001
Dharma Does Dallas
At Edward's birthday party, Dharma enters the soap opera-like drama of the Montgomery clan and detects a conspiracy among some of them to take over the company.
 
13 Mar. 2001
Judy & Greg
Dharma drags Greg away from a boring lecture on Victorian architecture to crash what turns out a class reunion, assuming the identity of non-show alumni Judy and Todd, who were the least viz. most liked class mates, so he has a ball posing as the popular hero, she starts feeling guilty for her assumed persona, and carries that on trying to make amends as Judy even afterward, as usual as absurdum. Meanwhile Edward gets envious enough of the Finkelstein sex frequency to take his cue from 'Love Dr.' Larry, he brings Abby to coach Kitty about seduction, but their combined...
 
27 Mar. 2001
Do the Hustle
Kitty is dead-set on dragging the family to a 'tulip festival', but although Dharma messes up Greg's excuses Edward gets both boys off with a -real- root canal. In order to escape the destination, Dharma gets Kitty to try her amazing pool skills in a pool bar, and teaches her to hustle. Meanwhile Greg and Pete planned to trap a rat behind her back, but Abby drops by and refuses to lie. The 'safe trap' still kills the rodent while Dharma is back hustling with Kitty, who likes winning so much that she drops her guard and takes on Sweet Lou.
 
3 Apr. 2001
For Pete's Sake
Greg is eagerly doing another week in the Army reserve, lots of boyish fun for the serious lawyer, even though real Rangers play a cruel trick on his kind. Dharma insists he should keep the law office open, with Pete in charge, and gets him 'easy' routine cases, such as Marcia's conflict with her landlord. As Greg feared, Pete's legal incompetence causes disaster, despite Dharma picking lazy, arrogant legal secretary Marlene's brain for procedures in return for pleading for a raise. Pete manages to drive Marlena away, and mess up worse then she could wish him.
 
10 Apr. 2001
Kitty Dearest
Greg finds out Kitty has enrolled him as sole adult for a 'mother and son' fashion show, angrily walks off and calls her devotion to charity fund-raising a wasteful excuse to show of her outfits. Dharma's attempts to make him make up stand no chance, so she spends time with he Montgomerys without him. A Finkelstein advice attempt only makes Abby realize Larry doesn't speak up for her against his mother. Kitty 'adopts' obviously gay waiter-actor with matching fashion sense David as substitute son, but is in for a surprise at his stand-up performance.
 
24 Apr. 2001
The Story of K
During spring cleaning Greg gets sentimental about some collectibles and their childhood memories that Dharma would sell for pittance, and decides to finish a model warship meticulously, with Pete's dubious help. Dharma concentrates on a notebook which got into Greg's boxes by accident, containing Kitty's private erotic stories. She feels they're too good to remain unpublished, and drags the author along to Abby's loony 'literary' circle, with the desired effect. However, a writer's block proves quite a dilemma: she only produces steamy stuff when she's frustrated in ...
 
1 May 2001
Pride & Prejudice
When Greg's short study friend, Ray, visits and brings along is equally short wife, Kate, Dharma embarrasses everyone by absurdly scolding Greg for every word that could conceivably have the slightest height-connotation. When Greg makes her realize she was the one wrongly raised, denying people's reality rather then accept them as they are, she goes overboard the other way. Meanwhile Edward's mediocre performance at bridge frustrates Kitty by making them loose against the Finkelsteins every time - or should Larry drop a game?
 
8 May 2001
How This Happened
When Dharma sees Montgomery Enterprises has a large plot of land, she convinces Kitty to make Edward turn the investment into a communal gardening plot. This soon becomes a battleground with her loony commune over organic gardening versus a clinical industrial approach, for which Greg even hires a college expert. A bag of money is found, which turns out to be the missing fortune that Edward erroneously fired his chief accountant, Earl, for thirty years ago, taking him for a thief. Dharma can't help stirring the wound Earl had finally come to terms with. In both story ...
 
15 May 2001
The End of the Innocence: Part 1
Greg is furious after finding a letter which proves Dharma lied to him about Charlie. Dr. Trish's childish 'methods' are no help; even Kitty's assurance to Dharma that, on balance, they are good for her son's happiness doesn't cut it. Greg still encourages her to start classes at UCLA where Charlie teaches history, but sees her leaving his car.
 
22 May 2001
The End of the Innocence: Part 2
Greg has moved out after catching Dharma with Charlie. Greg stays with Pete, who has a 'relationship' with Hungarian Magda, or guesses so as he speaks no more Hungarian than she does English - she may be a maid or a hooker, and finding out proves perilous. Charlie tries to convince Greg he's still Dharma's greatest joy, to no avail. However the split-up couple must meet for friends' wedding preparations, being usher to the Montgomery family's Jewish lawyer Gottlieb's son Russel viz. bridesmaid to Chinese co-op member Susan. At first their marital row seems to spill ...
 

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