The pilot episode has Professor James K. Howard introducing the characters and relationships of the series. Jim causes a fire when he falls asleep with a lit cigar while sitting for ... See full summary »

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Prof. James K. Howard / Josiah Kessel (as Jimmy Stewart)
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Martha Howard
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Wendy Howard
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Lou Manor ...
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The pilot episode has Professor James K. Howard introducing the characters and relationships of the series. Jim causes a fire when he falls asleep with a lit cigar while sitting for grandson Jake at Peter and Wendy's house. Jim and Martha invite Peter, Wendy, and Jake to move in with them for awhile, but Peter is reluctant. Written by Anonymous

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19 September 1971 (USA)  »

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Gloria Stewart plays Jim's grandmother in a flashback. In real life, Gloria Stewart was James Stewart's wife. See more »

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Dr. Luther Quince: Fires are like student rebellions, you never know when they're gonna break out.
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