After reading a letter in the "Dear Libby" newspaper column, the kids are worried that one of their parents is unhappy with the new kids and is considering leaving the marriage.

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Marcia is reading the letters in this week's Dear Libby national advice column aloud to Jan and Cindy. She suddenly stops and refuses to read anymore. Initially she doesn't want to share the reason why to anyone, especially her parents. But when Mike and Carol are missing that section of the newspaper and plan on going to get another copy, Marcia, who volunteers to get another newspaper for them, eventually has to tell Greg the reason why. They decide to pass the news on to their other siblings: there is a letter is the column signed Harried and Hopeless from someone who has three children who recently married someone else with three children, and who was now feeling trapped in an unsatisfying marriage because of the new children. The kids are certain the letter was written by one of their parents. The kids decide to take extreme and drastic measures to save their parent's marriage and their new family. Regardless, their plan doesn't solve the issue of knowing if the letter was indeed... Written by Huggo

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The "Dear Libby" advice column is a fictional version of the real-life "Dear Abby"/Abigail Van Buren and "Ann Landers" columns written by the Friedman twins who used these pen names. See more »

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Greg is raking dead leaves in the backyard. However, the trees are full of green leaves. And the shrubbery is grown and green as well. See more »

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Dear Libby, What do I do?
20 June 2006 | by (Lewiston, Idaho) – See all my reviews

Lead in this episode: All the kids Marcia(Maureen McCormick)is reading the "Dear Libby" advice column in the paper to Jan & Cindy. She comes across one that makes her think that it could have been written by Mike or Carol.

After she shows the letter to Greg, they hold a meeting with the other kids. Bascicly, the letter implies that one of the parents is having problems with the kids and wants Libby's Advice on what to do.

Believing that the writer of the letter is Either Mike or Carol, The kids decides to become do-gooders. They do things without being told-like raking the leaves in the yard or going to bed without being told-that sort of thing.

Then, "dear Libby" shows up and pays the family a visit. Did Mike Or Carol write the Letter? Watch and find out.


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