The Courtship of Eddie's Father: Season 2, Episode 18

The Encounter Group (3 Feb. 1971)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Family
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(awaiting 5 votes)
Reviews: write review

Tina and Norman are dating again. Tina's encounter group thinks that Tina and Norman need an impartial but close third party to evaluate their relationship, that neutral party being Tom. So... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Courtship of Eddie's Father.
« Previous Episode | 44 of 73 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
James Komack ...
...
Pat Delaney ...
Harriet
Rosemary Edelman ...
Carol Fleischman
Lew Horn ...
Bob Fleischman
Ed Hall ...
Ted Wilson
Kristina Holland ...
Edit

Storyline

Tina and Norman are dating again. Tina's encounter group thinks that Tina and Norman need an impartial but close third party to evaluate their relationship, that neutral party being Tom. So they hold one of the encounter group meetings at Tom's apartment. After meeting Tom and hearing about his and Tina's relationship, the group thinks that the problem with Tina and Norman's relationship is that Norman has an inferiority complex to and rivalry with Tom for Tina's affections. What's more, they think Tina is really in love with Tom. These statements are making Norman and Tom uncomfortable with each other and with Tina, this feeling flowing over into work. Tina, however, just wants to let the information sink into her psyche. She begins to think that the idea of her and "Mr. Corbett" not such a wild idea. Tom feels he needs to nip this idea of Tina's in the bud and agrees to have another encounter group meeting at his place. He tells the group, including Tina and Norman, that he thinks ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

3 February 1971 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Eddie Corbett: What's a counter group?
Tom Corbett: Nope, no, it's not a counter group, it's an encounter group.
Eddie Corbett: What's that?
Tom Corbett: Well, that's where people, they all get together and they talk.
Eddie Corbett: I thought that was just called a party.
Tom Corbett: Well, yeah, but the difference between... Well, here's the difference. A party is where people socialize in order to have a good time. But an encounter group is when people get together to show their feelings.
Eddie Corbett: Why?
Tom Corbett: So that people can better enjoy each other.
Eddie Corbett: Why don't they just go to a party?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The theme song - anyone know where I can get it? susan8one
Mrs. Livingston numberone_1
Would Like to See Episodes of Courtship of Eddie's Father bzzness
TVSHOWSONDVD Israfel31
The Courtship of Eddie's Father TV series smibj23
Anywhere in the uk I can get this please? johnnyboybance-1
Discuss The Encounter Group (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?