Newhart: Season 5, Episode 6

Desperately Desiring Susan: Part 2 (3 Nov. 1986)

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Stephanie is desperate to win back Michael after he dumps her, first by belittling his new girlfriend, Susan, and then by taking lessons in being nice from George.



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Episode cast overview:
Mary Frann ...
Tony Papenfuss ...
John Voldstad ...
Fred Applegate ...
Susan Polgar
Linda Carlson ...
Bev Dutton
Thomas Byrd ...
Robert Cameron (as Tom Byrd)
Ralph Manza ...
Mr. Whorley (as Will Garson)
Michelle Casey ...
Mrs. Whorley


Michael having chosen Susan to be his girlfriend over Steph has placed Steph into a funk, and into a meaner mood than usual. Steph wants to see her competition to see what she's up against. She also asks for advice from Dick and Joanna, who tell her to be all those things to Michael that Susan is, such as anticipating his needs for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with the crusts cut off, or talking about his favorite television shows while he was growing up, which may not be an easy task for self-absorbed Steph. But if Steph doesn't meet all Michael's needs, does Susan? Written by Huggo

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3 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Michael Harris: What is this?
Stephanie Vanderkellen: Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
[begins to sob]
Michael Harris: You made these by yourself?
Stephanie Vanderkellen: [Sobbing] I tried but Joanna had to help.
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