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(1961–1966)

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Season 3

25 Sep. 1963
That's My Boy??
During a flashback about his early days as a parent, Rob recounts why he believed Laura and he brought home a baby belonging to someone else.
 
2 Oct. 1963
The Masterpiece
Rob's unguarded gestures at an auction have him unwittingly bidding on and winning an ugly clown painting that covers another work beneath, perhaps a masterpiece.
 
9 Oct. 1963
Laura's Little Lie
Laura disappears every time Rob's insurance agent, Ed Rubin, comes over or calls and Rob would like to know why.
 
16 Oct. 1963
Very Old Shoes, Very Old Rice
Rob and Laura must remarry to maintain legal marital status, but having a marital squabble before the judge may prevent it.
 
23 Oct. 1963
All About Eavesdropping
Having unintentionally eavesdropped on the Helpers, Rob and Laura become infuriated just prior to attending their dinner party, making for a seriously disquieting evening.
 
30 Oct. 1963
Too Many Stars
As director of the annual area variety show, Rob finds himself trapped between casting Laura as this year's leading woman (again) or a dazzlingly talented newcomer to the neighborhood.
 
6 Nov. 1963
Who and Where Was Antonio Stradivarius?
Following a concussion at the office, Rob winds up at a swinging party in New Jersey with no idea how he got there.
 
13 Nov. 1963
Uncle George
Rob's energetic Uncle George comes for a visit to eagerly pressure Rob into finding him a wife.
 
20 Nov. 1963
Big Max Calvada
A man with suspected underworld connections asks Rob, Sally and Buddy to write a comedy routine for his no-talent nephew - a favor they fear for their lives to either decline or accept.
 
27 Nov. 1963
The Ballad of the Betty Lou
Rob and Jerry's friendship is sorely tested when they buy a boat together.
 
4 Dec. 1963
Turtles, Ties, and Toreadors
Rob hires a maid through the classifieds and ends up with a woman fresh from Barcelona who speaks no English, has a broken arm, and expects to work as a live-in.
 
11 Dec. 1963
The Sound of the Trumpets of Conscience Falls Deafly on a Brain That Holds Its Ears...
Rob struggles between his civic duty and fear for his family's safety when he believes he can identify the two robbers in a jewelry store holdup.
 
18 Dec. 1963
The Alan Brady Show Presents
It's the first Christmas presentation of The Alan Brady Show where he turns the spotlight upon his talented staff to entertain the TV public.
 
1 Jan. 1964
The Third One from the Left
Rob becomes the victim of undying gratitude and amorous attentions when he elevates a talented young chorus girl to a featured role on the show.
 
8 Jan. 1964
My Husband Is the Best One
Rob's job is threatened, and his work relationships throttled, by a news article praising him more than Alan for the success of The Alan Brady Show, all thanks to Laura.
 
15 Jan. 1964
The Lady and the Tiger and the Lawyer
A suave bachelor moves in next door, and Rob and Laura compete as matchmakers. Rob sets him up with Sally, and Laura arranges a date with her clumsy but sophisticated cousin.
 
22 Jan. 1964
The Life and Love of Joe Coogan
By pure chance, the tall, handsome, stud bachelor Rob meets at the golf course used to write love sonnets to Laura, which she kept.
 
29 Jan. 1964
A Nice, Friendly Game of Cards
A social game of poker turns sour when it's discovered Rob has been playing with a marked deck.
 
5 Feb. 1964
Happy Birthday and Too Many More
Rob makes a lot of trouble for himself when he decides to hold Ritchie's birthday party at home rather than at an amusement park - for sixty-three screaming kids.
 
12 Feb. 1964
The Brave and the Backache
Rob suspects his illness is psychosomatic when he develops sudden and severe back pains after he and Laura make plans to spend a weekend at Lake Sissy Manoonoo for the fourth time.
 
19 Feb. 1964
The Pen Is Mightier Than the Mouth
Buddy and Rob are left writing the script without Sally when she becomes a hit as a regular guest on late night talk show.
 
26 Feb. 1964
My Part-Time Wife
With Sally away, Laura wants to help Rob at the office. He resists, but his inability to find even remotely adequate help forces him to relent, and sparks fly when her success outshines his security.
 
4 Mar. 1964
Honeymoons Are for the Lucky
Rob recalls the hurdles he had having his honeymoon with Laura.
 
11 Mar. 1964
How to Spank a Star
A manipulative and sultry guest star has Mel replaced by Rob as producer during her appearance on the Alan Brady Show, much to Rob's discomfort.
 
18 Mar. 1964
The Plots Thicken
The purchase of multiple burial plots triggers a battle over primary affection between Rob's and Laura's two sets of parents.
 
25 Mar. 1964
Scratch My Car and Die
Laura dreads telling Rob about the big passenger-side scratch she found on their brand new car (which Rob adores) when she went shopping in it.
 
1 Apr. 1964
The Return of Edwin Carp
Rob proposes doing what's never been done before on television - radio.
 
8 Apr. 1964
October Eve
Laura once commissioned an artist for a fully clothed portrait of herself, which he, taking artist license, rendered nude and now has standing in an art gallery for all to see.
 
15 Apr. 1964
Dear Mrs. Petrie, Your Husband Is in Jail
With Laura out of town for a few days, Rob tries to figure out what to do in his spare time. Eventually, he looks in on an old Army buddy, who is at a nightclub. Unfortunately, it results in confusion that ultimately lands Rob behind bars.
 
22 Apr. 1964
My Neighbor's Husband's Other Life
Rob and Laura spot their neighbor Jerry at a fancy restaurant with a pretty blonde. They suspect him of having an affair, and his lack of candor seems to confirm their fears. They try to squirm out a confession and save his marriage.
 
29 Apr. 1964
I'd Rather Be Bald Than Have No Head at All
Fearing he may be going bald, Rob tries a dubious homemade remedy formulated by Buddy's barber.
 
13 May 1964
Teacher's Petrie
Laura takes a creative writing course, and the teacher extols Laura's writing abilities. Rob infers from this unwarranted attention that Mr. Caldwell is using Laura to meet him. In fact, Mr. Caldwell's interest is only in Laura.
 

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