Next to last entry in this outstanding series. Jenny (Welles) is a high-spirited teenager in an ordinary household. Trouble is she's had a clubfoot since birth that she's managed to learn to live with. But now she's on the threshold of post-adolescence when the handicap will likely become a real hindrance. So Mom (Staunton) is now arguing for a doctor's help even though Dad (Caruso) avoids the problem. Then too, Jenny fears the pain that will probably result; besides, why disrupt her fun summer vacation.
Standard episode, with likable lively characters. Script emphasizes importance of tackling the problem of clubfoot as early as possible before the bones settle and harden. Screen time is spent with consultation and then the actual operation. Good touch having the plane fly overhead just as Jenny's making up her mind. Also good to see tough-guy Caruso playing a loving father instead of his more usual thug. All in all, a solid if unexceptional episode.
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