With their parents out for the night, Alex and Mallory argue over who has to stay to watch Jennifer, leading Alex to take her to a poker game with his friends.

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Elyse Keaton (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
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With their parents out for the night, Alex and Mallory argue over who has to stay to watch Jennifer, leading Alex to take her to a poker game with his friends.

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28 March 1983 (USA)  »

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The title is based upon the expression "the fifth wheel" meaning a useless extra item on a four wheel vehicle. See more »

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