My Three Sons

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Widower Steven Douglas (Fred MacMurray) learns that boys will be boys as he struggles to raise his three children — Mike, Robbie and Chip (Tim Considine, Don Grady and Stanley Livingston) — without the help of their mother. Assisted first by the boys' maternal grandfather, Bub (William Frawley), and later by his brother, Uncle Charley (William Demarest), Douglas does what he can to guide the boys as they grow and mature during the 380-episode run of 'My Three Sons.'

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  • 7/24 7:30AMCountdown to Marriage
    "The day before her wedding Katie Miller feels she faces complete disaster. When Robbie tries to console her, she flares up at him and after a short argument, the pair declare the wedding is off. Of course, Grandma Collins thinks otherwise."
  • 7/25 7:30AMWedding Bells
    "Early on his wedding day, Robbie Douglas and his family are peacefully oversleeping. They awaken just in time and scramble madly to get ready as Robbie and Katie are soon married amid traditional confusion and tears. The lost family dog, Tramp, returns in time to join the family in the front pew."
  • 7/26 7:30AMThe Homecoming
    "Robbie and Katie come home from their honeymoon to face the problems of newlyweds in a previously all-male household. Katie finds her role difficult, for Charley insists on continuing as the family cook and attending to all the laundry. Robbie becomes worried about her frequent weeping spells."
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Episode Guide

Season 1
  • Season 1
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4
  • Season 5
  • Season 6
  • Season 7
  • Season 8
  • Season 9
  • Season 10
  • Season 11
  • Season 12

Ep 1: Chip Off The Old Block

Aeronautical engineer Steve Douglas and his youngest son, Chip, face a problem: How do they get rid of two designing females? Aired: 9/29/1960

Ep 2: The Little Ragpicker

The annual school rag drive has Chip going off on a scavenger hunt in the neighborhood Aired: 10/6/1960

Ep 3: Bub In The Ointment

Bub soon finds out that being housekeeper and dishwasher to three boys is not fun for a grandfather. Aired: 10/13/1960

Ep 4: Countdown

A missile launch, sleeping in and daylight saving time make for a fun Monday morning. Aired: 10/20/1960

Ep 5: Brotherly Love

When Mike and Robbie cross swords over a blonde schoolgirl the issue grows once the entire family is involved. Aired: 10/27/1960

Ep 6: Adjust or bust

Steve's theory that "life is just a small series of adjustments" is put to the test in one day's doings. Aired: 11/3/1960

Ep 7: Lady Engineer

Steve is enamored with his new business associate. Aired: 11/10/1960

Ep 8: Chip's Harvest

Thanksgiving Day's turkey dinner is threatened when the electricity is short-circuited in the neighborhood. Aired: 11/17/1960

Ep 9: Raft on the River

Chip feels left out when Mike and Robbie decide to go camping at Gunman's Gulch. Aired: 11/24/1960

Ep 10: Lonesome George

Bub forgets to tell Steve that he has invited TV star George Goble over for dinner. Aired: 12/1/1960

Ep 11: Spring Will Be A Little Late

Robbie is baffled when his girlfriend rejects the excitement of his new motor. Aired: 12/8/1960

Ep 12: My Three Strikers

The Douglas boys demand a raise in their allowances. Aired: 12/15/1960

Ep 13: The Elopement

Mike and the girl next door arouse suspicions when the two are seen leaving with suitcases. Aired: 12/22/1960

Ep 14: Mike's Brother

Robbie feels inferior and angry about the constant comparison to his brother, Mike. Aired: 12/29/1960

Ep 15: Domestic Trouble

Unaware that he may be recruiting a wife, Steve seeks to get temporary help. Aired: 1/5/1961

Ep 16: Bub Leaves Home

When Steve invites his second cousin, Selena, to come and visit, Bub gets the impression that he is being neglected. Aired: 1/12/1961

Ep 17: Mike In A Rush

Mike prepares for the transition from high school to college and the thought of joining a fraternity is one that complicates his life. Aired: 1/19/1961

Ep 18: The Bully

Chip falls foul of the school bully, who isn't interested in fighting with him. Aired: 1/26/1961

Ep 19: Organization Women

Steve's sister comes to visit, immediately complicating the Douglas household. Aired: 2/2/1961

Ep 20: Other People's Houses

Robbie Douglas wonders what the perfect home is like after he sees his new friend's home. Aired: 2/9/1961

Ep 21: The Delinquent

Mike and the family dog keep disappearing at night and Jean becomes suspicious. Aired: 2/16/1961

Ep 22: Man In A Trench Coat

On a night when Steve is away, Robbie and his girlfriend are frightened by a man in a trench coat. Aired: 2/23/1961

Ep 23: Deadline

Mike Douglas is very vocal about the Sports page of the high school newspaper. Aired: 3/2/1961

Ep 24: The Lostling

Chip wishes for a little sister. Aired: 3/9/1961

Ep 25: Off-Key

Chip brags to his playmate that Robbie can fix anything. Aired: 3/16/1961

Ep 26: Small Adventure

While Steve is away on a business trip, the family dog walks into the house with a dynamite stick that survived World War II. Aired: 3/23/1961

Ep 27: Soap-Box Derby

Unaware of each other's problems, Steve and Robbie engage in what seem to be widely varied projects. Aired: 3/30/1961

Ep 28: Unite or Sink

Robbie and Mike want some extra pocket money but Steve tells them that they will have to work for it. Aired: 4/6/1961

Ep 29: The Wiley Method

Robbie can't seem to arouse the interest of classmate Maribel Quinby. Aired: 4/13/1961

Ep 30: The National Pastime

Chip is so upset about his batting slump that he quits the baseball team. Aired: 4/27/1961

Ep 31: The Croaker

Malcom, a frog that Chip got for a school project, has everyone's attention in the Douglas home. Aired: 5/4/1961

Ep 32: The Musician

His girlfriend's elegant and refined lifestyle causes Robbie to wonder about his own home life. Aired: 5/11/1961

Ep 33: The Horseless Saddle

Chip takes his girlfriend for a pony ride along with the saddle that the Douglases just can't seem to get rid of. Aired: 5/18/1961

Ep 34: Trial by Separation

Mike and his girlfriend have come up with an exam of their own — one that tests the strength of their relationship. Aired: 5/25/1961

Ep 35: The Sunday Drive

Mr. Pearson's idea of a quiet drive in the country with his wife is altered by a station-wagon full of Douglases. Aired: 6/1/1961

Ep 36: Fire Watch

Mike gets a summer job with the Forestry Service and he thinks it's going to be fun and games until he learns what he's expected to do. Aired: 6/8/1961

Ep 37: Birds and Bees

When Chip announces Tramp is the father of six puppies, Steve is concerned because he has never explained the cycle of life to his son. Aired: 9/28/1961

Ep 38: Instant Hate

The good neighbor policy goes out the window when the boys, and later Bub, tangle individually with members of the new family across the street. Aired: 10/5/1961

Ep 39: The Crush

Mike's new girl, Mary Beth, makes a beeline for Steve. Aired: 10/12/1961

Ep 40: Tramp The Hero

Chip's friend has a new, well-trained German Shepherd, which emphasizes to Chip just how stupid Tramp is. Aired: 10/26/1961

Ep 41: A Perfect Memory

An old high school sweetheart calls for Steve while he is out. Aired: 11/2/1961

Ep 42: Bub's Lodge

Bub and Mike are at odds with each other because both are trying to get into different, exclusive clubs. Aired: 11/9/1961

Ep 43: A Lesson in Any Language

In order to better his Spanish, Mike adopts the learn-while-you-sleep method using a pre-programmed record player. Aired: 11/16/1961

Ep 44: The Ugly Duckling

Robbie has no hope in passing world literature until his teacher assigns a beautiful blonde to be his study partner. Aired: 11/23/1961

Ep 45: Chip's Composition

An essay titled "What My Mother Means to Me" has Chip perplexed. Aired: 11/30/1961

Ep 46: Mike in Charge

Steve and Bub are both called out of town and Mike asks them to leave him in charge. He later realizes that the role is harder than it looks. Aired: 12/7/1961

Ep 47: Bub Goes to school

When Bub can’t help his grandsons with their school work, he decides to go to night school. Aired: 12/14/1961

Ep 48: Robbie's Band

Stevie steps in to help Robbie's band. Aired: 12/21/1961

Ep 49: Damon and Pythias

Robbie and his friend, Hank, decide that they want to join a club at school. Aired: 12/28/1961

Ep 50: Chip Leaves Home

Chip decides to run away when he feels neglected by his family. Aired: 1/4/1962

Ep 51: Romance of Silver Pines

Steve takes a week's vacation from the family. Aired: 1/11/1962

Ep 52: Blind Date

A night of confusion follows when Mike and Robbie end up with each other's date. Aired: 1/18/1962

Ep 53: Second Time Around

Bub thinks that Pamela MacLish is after him when she's really after Steve. Aired: 1/25/1962

Ep 54: The Girls Next Door

Mike and Robbie are falling for the airline stewardesses who have just moved into the house next door. Aired: 2/1/1962

Ep 55: Bub Gets a Job

Bub sees an ad in a magazine for bored homemakers and he begins to think that he fits the description. Aired: 2/8/1962

Ep 56: Le Petit Stowaway

Steve promises to take Chip with him on a business trip to Chicago. Aired: 2/15/1962

Ep 57: Robbie Valentino

Bub fires Robbie's show business ambitions when he tells him to make the most of an opportunity involving his physics class. Aired: 2/22/1962

Ep 58: The Masterpiece

Chip tries to fool his teachers so he can win an art contest. Aired: 3/1/1962

Ep 59: A Holiday for Tramp

The Douglas family can't find Tramp anywhere. Aired: 3/8/1962

Ep 60: The Big Game

Robbie finds out that he won't be able to play in the big game unless he passes a math exam. Aired: 3/15/1962

Ep 61: Chip's Party

Chip does not want to invite a certain young lady to his 10th birthday celebration. Aired: 3/22/1962

Ep 62: Casanova Trouble

A friend of Steve's asks him to help find out who is dating her daughter. Aired: 3/29/1962

Ep 63: The Pencil Pusher

Chip puts his father in an uncomfortable position of defending the importance of his profession. Aired: 4/5/1962

Ep 64: Innocents Abroad

Steve and an old boyhood pal discuss the time they ran away to another town. Aired: 4/12/1962

Ep 65: Robbie the Caddy

Robbie plans to earn some extra pocket money by caddying at the local golfing tournament. Aired: 4/19/1962

Ep 66: Coincidence

Steve's wish for a calm life sends him on a chaotic journey into a parallel universe. Aired: 4/26/1962

Ep 67: Air Derby

Robbie's competition for winning a scholarship in a model airplane contest is a boy named Roly Bates. Aired: 5/3/1962

Ep 68: Too Much in Common

Mike decides to make a move on another girl on campus. Aired: 5/10/1962

Ep 69: Chug and Robbie

On his first day in high school, Robbie has some memorable moments. Aired: 5/17/1962

Ep 70: Good Influence

Steve pushes Chip to go on a week-long vacation with a boy he doesn't like. Aired: 5/24/1962

Ep 71: The Hippopotamus Foot

Mike faces disciplinary action at the hands of the college dean for a fraternity prank. Aired: 5/31/1962

Ep 72: The Kibitzers

Two of Bub's friends, who are visiting for their usual game of pinochle, get an earful of the family's woes. Aired: 6/7/1962

Ep 73: Weekend in Tokyo

Steve wants to take his family with him on a business trip to Japan. Aired: 9/20/1962

Ep 74: Robbie's Employment Service

Robbie and Hank think that the only thing girls are interested in is money. Aired: 9/27/1962

Ep 75: Tramp's First Bite

Robbie fights to prove that Tramp is innocent of biting Alan Edgerton Aired: 10/11/1962

Ep 76: Moment of Truth

Mike has invited the reigning campus beauty to his fraternity's dance, but he doubts that she will accept. Aired: 10/11/1962

Ep 77: Daughter for A Day

Steve suggests to an old friend that her daughter stay at the Douglas household while the mother is out town. Aired: 10/18/1962

Ep 78: The Ghost Next Door

While out trick or treating, Chip and his friend think they saw a ghost walk into a vacant home. Aired: 10/25/1962

Ep 79: Pretty As a Picture

Robbie Douglas is head over heels for a glamorous senior who doesn't even know he exists. Aired: 11/1/1962

Ep 80: What's Cooking?

A cooking contest at school upsets Chip when he realizes he doesn't have a mother to help hip submit a recipe. Aired: 11/8/1962

Ep 81: Chip's Last Fight

Chip is thrown out of the clubhouse because he cannot convince the older boys that he is mature enough. Aired: 11/15/1962

Ep 82: Steve gets an "A"

Robbie runs into a bit of trouble when he is double-booked one weekend. Aired: 11/22/1962

Ep 83: Heat Wave

A summer heatwave has tempers flaring. Aired: 11/29/1962

Ep 84: The Beauty Contest

Mike is dragged into being the judge of a campus beauty contest, in which his girlfriend is a contestant. Aired: 12/6/1962

Ep 85: Doctor in the House

Steve throws out his sacroiliac and is convinced that there is only one doctor who can help him. Aired: 12/13/1962

Ep 86: Going Steady

Steve realizes Robbie is becoming a man. Aired: 12/20/1962

Ep 87: Mother Bub

Chip and his friend, Sudsy, see a model auto at the toy store. Aired: 12/27/1962

Ep 88: Honorable Grandfather

Chip is invited to a friend's grandfather's birthday celebration. Aired: 1/3/1963

Ep 89: How to Impress a Woman

Mike has to recruit models for a campus fashion show. Aired: 1/10/1963

Ep 90: Roman Holiday

Steve is reluctant to make a business trip to Rome with the family. Aired: 1/17/1963

Ep 91: Flashback

Steve meets an old-fashioned 16-year-old at the bus depot. Aired: 1/24/1963

Ep 92: The Dream Book

Steve is badgered by one of his co-workers to join the company musical combo as a saxophonist. Aired: 1/31/1963

Ep 93: Big Chief Bub

Chip and the other Cub Scouts are in need of another den mother. Aired: 2/7/1963

Ep 94: The Clunky Kid

Chip feels lonely when his friend starts spending more time with a new boy in the neighborhood. Aired: 2/14/1963

Ep 95: Caged Fury

Members of Robbie's wrestling team need to improve their grades in order to stay on the team. Aired: 2/21/1963

Ep 96: Make Way for Yesterday

Bub makes some suggestions for Robbie's school club carnival. Aired: 2/28/1963

Ep 97: Robbie Wins His Letter

Robbie wins a special achievement award for being a straight-A student. Aired: 3/7/1963

Ep 98: High on the Hog

When Robbie and his friend complain about being broke another student offers them a pig. Aired: 3/14/1963

Ep 99: First Things First

Mike is forced to bail out on a date and a baseball match when his Air Force Reserve crew needs him to do an engine maintenance exercise. Aired: 3/28/1963

Ep 100: Bub's Butler

Bub wins a prize worth $1,000 in a TV competition. Aired: 4/4/1963

Ep 101: Francesca

Chip, Robbie and Mike find a wild bird and a frightened girl. Aired: 4/11/1963

Ep 102: The Rug

Steve threatens to punish Chip for a month if he loses or misuses someone else's property. Aired: 4/18/1963

Ep 103: The System

Mike learns about indirect questioning in his psychology course when Robbie is sought after by eight classmates. Aired: 4/25/1963

Ep 104: Let's Take Stock

Robbie's economic teacher gives the students fake $10,000 dollars to invest in stocks. Aired: 5/2/1963

Ep 105: Total Recall

Bub is annoyed that an old classmate is returning to town to receive an award. Aired: 5/9/1963

Ep 106: When I Was Your Age

The boys try to convince Bub that they aren't as lazy as he thinks they are. Aired: 5/16/1963

Ep 107: Chip's World

Chip spots a runaway toddler needing help. Aired: 5/23/1963

Ep 108: Evening With a Star

Chip reads an article about someone winning a date with an actress and gets the idea to raffle off his grandfather, Bub. Aired: 5/30/1963

Ep 109: The Date Bureau

Robbie and Hulk set up a dating company to help avoid dull dates. Aired: 6/6/1963

Ep 110: Bub's Sacrifice

Bub gives up two tickets to a fight in order to help Robbie get the attention of a beautiful girl. Aired: 6/13/1963

Ep 111: Found Money

Chip tries to tell his family that he is getting rich everyday. Aired: 6/20/1963

Ep 112: Almost the Sound of Music

Robbie turns pop composer and produces a novelty song, all to capture the affection of a girl. Aired: 9/19/1963

Ep 113: Scotch Broth

The Douglas family inherits a castle in Scotland. Aired: 9/26/1963

Ep 114: Didya Ever Have One of Those Days?

Everything seems to be going wrong for Steve. Aired: 10/3/1963

Ep 115: Dear Robbie

Robbie is chosen to write an advice column on love for the school paper. Aired: 10/10/1963

Ep 116: A Car of His Own

Robbie tries to get his own car to impress a new girl. Aired: 10/17/1963

Ep 117: How Do You Know

Steve gives Mike advice on love after he announces his passion for his new girlfriend, Darlene. Aired: 10/24/1963

Ep 118: My Friend Ernie

Chip and Ernie get lost in the woods looking for treasure. Aired: 10/31/1963

Ep 119: The End of The You Know What

After hearing that the world may end in one week, Chip and Ernie are left wondering what to do with the time they have left. Aired: 11/7/1963

Ep 120: The Toupee

Bub is in a panic to cover his bald spot when the sister of an old buddy comes to visit. Aired: 11/14/1963

Ep 121: The Ever-Popular Robbie Douglas

Robbie is campaigning for student council. Aired: 11/21/1963

Ep 122: The Proposals

Mike gets cold feet when he decides to propose marriage to Sally. Aired: 11/28/1963

Ep 123: Steve and the Viking

Steve is chosen to be the nursemaid of a Danish dignitary's 17-year-old daughter. Aired: 12/5/1963

Ep 124: Par for the Course

Robbie decides to get back into Steve's good graces by taking up his favorite sport. Aired: 12/12/1963

Ep 125: Windfall

Chip rescues a trapped dog and receives an award for it. Aired: 12/19/1963

Ep 126: Top Secret

Steve is given a top-secret military project. Aired: 12/26/1963

Ep 127: Will Success Spoil Chip Douglas?

Bub is excited when Chip is selected to take on the role of an American Indian in a school play. Aired: 1/2/1964

Ep 128: Second Chorus

Mike and Robbie feel that they must protect Steve from a supposed matrimonial trap. Aired: 1/9/1964

Ep 129: Never Look Back

Steve's 25 anniversary class reunion at Midwest University is coming up and he is excited about seeing the old gang. Aired: 1/16/1964

Ep 130: Marriage by Proxy

Mike and Sally think twice about getting married and having babies when they help a friend who is expecting. Aired: 1/23/1964

Ep 131: The Chaperone

Bub has to chaperone Robbie and his friends when they decide to have a costume party. Aired: 1/30/1964

Ep 132: My Fair Chinese Lady

Robbie has to help Americanize a traditional Chinese girl who will soon be meeting her very hip Chinese-American fiancé. Aired: 2/6/1964

Ep 133: House For Sale

The family is excited about Steve possibly going to Hawaii for business, but they wonder if they will have to move there. Aired: 2/13/1964

Ep 134: The Stone Frog

Chip believes in a magical stone frog, given to him by a lady from India. Aired: 2/20/1964

Ep 135: Stage Door Bub

Bub swaps jobs with an actress at the Playhouse theater who longs for a normal home life. Aired: 2/27/1964

Ep 136: Fish Gotta Swim, Birds Gotta Fly

Mike and Sally each hate the pastime enjoyed by the other. Aired: 3/5/1964

Ep 137: Cherry Blossoms in Bryant Park

Kimiko, a Japanese girl Mike met in Tokyo last year, comes to town to test her old feelings for Mike. Aired: 3/12/1964

Ep 138: What's the Princess Really Like

Steve's high school sweetheart returns to town as a real-life Princess. Aired: 3/19/1964

Ep 139: The People's House

Steve tries to get the attention of a magazine editor by submitting his house in the magazine's distinctive homes contest. Aired: 3/26/1964

Ep 140: The Tree

Bub joins a women's group in the neighborhood to save his favorite tree from being torn down. Aired: 4/2/1964

Ep 141: The Substitute Teacher

Robbie's awful history teacher breaks a leg and the replacement is even worse. Aired: 4/9/1964

Ep 142: Mike Wears the Pants

Mike suggests that he and his fiancée move in with his family until they are able to afford an apartment. Aired: 4/16/1964

Ep 143: The Guys and The Dolls

Mike goes with his fellow U.S Air Force Reservists to deliver dolls to children in South America. Aired: 4/23/1964

Ep 144: Ballad of Lissa Stratmeyer

Lisa Stratemeyer gets her friends to ignore the boys team until they break their losing streak. Aired: 4/30/1964

Ep 145: Tramp Goes to Hollywood

Tramp has been chosen to be in a feature called "Moon Dog." Aired: 5/7/1964

Ep 146: Adventure in New York

Mike and Robbie take a song they wrote to New York City and present it to a publisher. Aired: 5/14/1964

Ep 147: Huckleberry Douglas

Chip and his friends re-enact the adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer and Becky. Aired: 5/21/1964

Ep 148: Guest in the House

Steve and the boys must help a delinquent for one week. Aired: 5/28/1964

Ep 149: Caribbean Cruise

Aboard the S.S. Carolina, Steve and Robbie realize that business and pleasure can be mixed. Aired: 9/17/1964

Ep 150: A Serious Girl

Robbie and Ernie find that women are full of surprises and not all of them pleasing. Aired: 9/24/1964

Ep 151: The Practical Shower

Chip and Ernie manage to turn Sally's bridal shower into something impractical. Aired: 10/1/1964

Ep 152: Dublin's Fair City: Part 1

The Douglases and Bub go to Ireland to visit his relatives. Aired: 10/8/1964

Ep 153: Dublin's Fair City: Part 2

The Douglases continue to enjoy their fun in Ireland. Aired: 10/15/1964

Ep 154: One of Our Moose is Missing

Steve forgets about a prior commitment to the Cub Scouts. Aired: 10/22/1964

Ep 155: Lady President

Steve becomes an escort to a visiting congresswoman. Aired: 10/29/1964

Ep 156: Touch of Larceny

Steve must do his best to sort out the confusion that Chip has about honesty. Aired: 11/5/1964

Ep 157: Goodbye Again

Mike can't bring himself to tell his old girlfriend that he is now engaged to Sally Aired: 11/12/1964

Ep 158: The Coffee House Set

Robbie's new girlfriend offers to get him and his guitar an audition at a club. Aired: 11/19/1964

Ep 159: The Lotus Blossom

Steve is impressed by the timid and beautiful proprietress that works at the Lotus Blossom Café. Aired: 11/26/1964

Ep 160: First, You're a Tadpole

Robbie consults Sally about his latest heartthrob. Aired: 12/3/1964

Ep 161: You're in My Power

Robbie decides that hypnosis could help his latest romance. Aired: 12/10/1964

Ep 162: The In-Law Whammy

Mike sets out to make an impression on his future father-in-law. Aired: 12/17/1964

Ep 163: Robbie and the Nurse

Robbie breaks a leg on the football field and becomes the first patient of a dazzling French nurse. Aired: 12/24/1964

Ep 164: Divorce, Bryant Park Style

Mike and Sally are having second thoughts about their forthcoming wedding. Aired: 12/31/1964

Ep 165: A Woman's Work

Bub decides to travel to Ireland to help his Aunt Kate celebrate her 104th Birthday in Dublin. Aired: 1/7/1965

Ep 166: Here Comes Charley

With Bub permanently in Ireland, the Douglas family ends up with a fiery housekeeper named Fedocia. Aired: 1/14/1965

Ep 167: Charley and The Kid

An engineer finds his lost half-Korean daughter at the Douglas House. Aired: 1/21/1965

Ep 168: He Wanted Wings

Robbie buys and antique aircraft to impress his new girlfriend. Aired: 1/28/1965

Ep 169: Be My Guest

Robbie puts pressure on his dad to join him at the exotic Brookdale Country Club. Aired: 2/4/1965

Ep 170: Lady in The Air

A top female pilot calls on Steve to modify the design of her plane. Aired: 2/11/1965

Ep 171: Hawaiian Cruise

Steve's plan for an Hawaiian holiday comes to a halt when Chip develops a case of bronchitis. Aired: 2/18/1965

Ep 172: The Teenagers

Robbie tries to come up with a novel idea for the school float. Aired: 2/25/1965

Ep 173: Mexico Ole'

Steve declines an invitation to stay at a luxurious mansion in Mexico. Aired: 3/4/1965

Ep 174: The Fountain of Youth

Charley and an old pal, Maggie McSterling, recall their friendship during their vaudeville days. Aired: 3/11/1965

Ep 175: It's a Dog's Life

Steve has to show engineering plans to a British scientist on a rush visit to the United States. Aired: 3/18/1965

Ep 176: The Sure Thing

Robbie's friend has a grandfather who trains horses. Aired: 3/25/1965

Ep 177: Chip, the Trapper

Chip feels left out when he is the only family member without a job. Aired: 4/1/1965

Ep 178: Steve and The Computer

Steve has nightmares about the future and a computer named Betsy. Aired: 4/8/1965

Ep 179: Trap and the Prince

Tramp causes confusion in two households when he runs away from home for fear of a cat. Aired: 4/15/1965

Ep 180: Chip O' the Island

Charley's old Australian acquaintance sparks the boys' imaginations with stories of a paradise in the South Pacific. Aired: 4/22/1965

Ep 181: The Glass Sneaker

Chip looses his shoe when he attends a black tie reunion. Aired: 4/29/1965

Ep 182: All the Weddings

Sally's mother arrives two months early and takes over organizing the wedding. Aired: 5/6/1965

Ep 183: The Leopard's Spots

Sally has her hands full when her glamorous cousin comes to visit after being expelled from three colleges. Aired: 5/13/1965

Ep 184: Uncle Charley and the Redskins

The backyard of the Douglas House just so happens to be the ancient burial ground of a Native American tribe. Aired: 5/20/1965

Ep 185: The First Marriage

Mike and Sally get married and move East. When Uncle Charley jokes that Steve may soon be a grandpa, he worries he's growing old. Aired: 9/16/1965

Ep 186: Red Tape Romance

Steve explores the possibility of adopting 10-year-old Ernie but runs into antagonism from Uncle Charley, who can foresee nothing but more work. Aired: 9/23/1965

Ep 187: Brother Ernie

Ernie's adoption into the all-male Douglas household is threatened by a regulation dictating that there must be a lady of the house. Aired: 9/30/1965

Ep 188: Robbie and the Chorus Girl

Uncle Charley is upset when he learns that Robbie is dating a flashy chorus girl, but Steve refuses to worry because he trusts his son's common sense. Aired: 10/14/1965

Ep 189: There's a What in the Attic?

An escaped circus lion makes a midnight call at the Douglas house. Aired: 10/21/1965

Ep 191: Office Mother

Uncle Charley's distant relative comes to visit and ends up with a job as Steve's secretary. Aired: 10/28/1965

Ep 194: Mary-Lou

Chip calls for a date with an older girl, identifying himself as "Douglas." She is delighted — thinking she is going out with Robbie Douglas, a genuine college freshman. Aired: 11/4/1965

Ep 192: Monsters and Junk Like That

Dressed as a robot for Ernie's school play, Steve finds himself lost on the street and unable to remove the costume. Aired: 11/11/1965

Ep 195: Charley and the Dancing Lesson

A seductive dance instructor signs Uncle Charley up for a lifetime membership in a dance club. Aired: 11/18/1965

Ep 190: My Son, the Ballerina

Robbie is so eager to make the track team that, to improve his timing, he agrees to join a ballet class. Aired: 11/25/1965

Ep 196: The Ernie Report

Ernie feels neglected when the other members of the Douglas family are busy with various girlfriends and he is left alone. Aired: 12/2/1965

Ep 197: The Hong Kong Story

Steve Douglas turns a business trip to Hong Kong into a vacation for the whole family. Uncle Charley, who once lived in China, is reluctant to visit modern Hong Kong, for apparently he still carries a torch for a beautiful girl he knew there in the 1930s. Aired: 12/9/1965

Ep 198: Marriage and Stuff

Steve's unusual behavior convinces his family that he is about to be secretly married. The boys plan to leave home to provide privacy for the newlyweds, and Charley arranges to ship out on a freighter. Aired: 12/16/1965

Ep 199: Douglas-A-Go-Go

The Douglas family bravely accepts the challenge when 13-year-old Chip decides to give a party — with girls. Aired: 12/23/1965

Ep 200: Charley, the Pigeon

When Steve leaves $50 with Robbie while he is away on business, two girl pool sharks scheme their way into pocketing the cash. Aired: 12/30/1965

Ep 201: What About Harry?

A shaggy dog follows Steve home and does not want to leave. Aired: 1/6/1966

Ep 202: From Maggie, with Love

Steve Douglas meets recently divorced Maggie Bellini, reputed to be one of the world's 10 richest women. Aired: 1/13/1966

Ep 203: Robbie and the Slave Girl

When Robbie yanks pretty co-ed Terri Wong out of the path of a speeding truck, he becomes the unwilling beneficiary of an old Chinese custom when the girl whose life he saves insists on being his slave. The game is amusing at first but before long Robbie must ask his father for help. Aired: 1/20/1966

Ep 204: Steve and the Huntress

Steve is attracted to a beautiful female explorer. She is preparing for a safari and begs him to come along. Aired: 1/27/1966

Ep 205: Robbie, the College Man

When Robbie takes on a heavy work load so that he can rent a room away from home, he finds that his romance with his girlfriend languishes. Aired: 2/3/1966

Ep 206: Whatever Happened to Baby Chip?

When Chip adopts a Beatle-style haircut, the other members of the family feel that Steve should lay down the law. Aired: 2/10/1966

Ep 207: Robbie and the Little Stranger

Robbie and his girlfriend, Joanne, consider a teenage marriage. Aired: 2/17/1966

Ep 209: Call Her Max

Two tomboys prove tough to handle for Steve and Chip. Aired: 2/24/1966

Ep 210: Kid Brother Blues

Robbie and Chip get into a fight that involves ruining each other's dates. Aired: 3/3/1966

Ep 193: Robbie's Double Life

Robbie has a wonderful time going steady with two girls simultaneously — a high schooler and a college co-ed — until the two ladies compare notes one day and plot immediate revenge. Aired: 3/10/1966

Ep 211: Our Boy in Washington

Ernie gets the whole family invited to Washington, D.C., but he's the only one who wants to go. Aired: 3/17/1966

Ep 212: Ernie and That Woman

Chip is suspicious of the intentions of Ernie's sixth-grade crush. Aired: 3/24/1966

Ep 213: The State vs. Chip Douglas

Chip and Ernie find themselves in a kangaroo court after a valuable penny disappears. Aired: 3/31/1966

Ep 215: Hunk of Hardware

Ernie packs a suitcase, ready to leave home, after he fails to win a cup for the family trophy shelf. Aired: 4/7/1966

Ep 214: The Wrong Robbie

A lookalike Robbie is trying to ruin Robbie's reputation on campus. Aired: 4/14/1966

Ep 216: The Wheels

Uncle Charley takes away Robbie's driving privileges after the campus beauty queen gets a $16 traffic ticket while driving his car. Aired: 4/21/1966

Ep 208: London Memories

Steve's moodiness after returning from a family trip to Britain is revealed with the viewing of home movies shot on the trip. Aired: 4/28/1966

Ep 217: Stag at Bay

The Douglas household becomes a refuge for an attractive girl dancer who has been evicted from her apartment. Aired: 9/15/1966

Ep 218: Fly Away Home

Steve takes his family to his birthplace of Bedford Springs, where he wants to get in touch with his former fiancée. Aired: 9/22/1966

Ep 220: Forget Me Not

Steve is terrified when he receives a perfumed letter from an old girlfriend announcing she will stop by to see him. Aired: 9/29/1966

Ep 221: Good Guys Finish Last

Three fathers face three sons in a school quiz show. After the boys easily win, a rematch is scheduled and will be broadcast on local television. Aired: 10/6/1966

Ep 219: Arrivederci, Robbie

Robbie runs afoul of an Italian custom when he takes a girl walking in the park. Aired: 10/13/1966

Ep 222: If at First

Steve gets a parking ticket from Robbie's girlfriend, a pretty meter maid, and another citation for not having his driver's license renewed. Aired: 10/20/1966

Ep 223: Robbie's Underground Movie

Robbie films a "way out" movie for his cinema class with the aid of an untalented co-ed who earnestly tries to make an "honest" picture. Aired: 11/3/1966

Ep 224: Fiddler Under the Roof

Ernie feels left out when the Douglas family orchestra begins to practice. Uncle Charley tries to teach Ernie the violin but runs into a major obstacle — the boy's lack of talent. Aired: 11/10/1966

Ep 225: Happy Birthday, World

After Robbie's girlfriend's father asks him to deliver a birthday cake, he immediately goes into the cake business. Aired: 11/17/1966

Ep 226: The Awkward Age

Robbie is smitten with his chemistry tutor, and their friendship seems to be blossoming — but he is in for a shocking revelation! Aired: 12/1/1966

Ep 227: A Real Nice Time

Chip gets a date with one of his favorite movie stars as part of a publicity stunt. Aired: 12/8/1966

Ep 231: Falling Star

Steve helps a washed up singer update her image and revive her career. Aired: 12/15/1966

Ep 229: Tramp or Ernie

When it becomes clear that Ernie is allergic to Tramp, he feels it's time for him to pack his bags and move out. Aired: 12/22/1966

Ep 230: Grandma's Girl

Chip's romance with a classmate flourishes when he rents a horse and buggy so as to impress the girl's strict, old-fashioned grandmother. Aired: 12/29/1966

Ep 232: You Saw a What?

Ernie's reports of a flying saucer are received with skepticism. But after he snaps photos of the UFO, the Air Force warns him to keep quiet. Aired: 1/5/1967

Ep 233: Both Your Houses

Robbie is delighted when college classmate Peggy moves in next door, and the pair go to work on a joint assignment for their Shakespeare class. He plays Romeo to her Juliet when a feud between the two families seems imminent. Aired: 1/12/1967

Ep 234: My Pal Dad

Robbie and Chip want no part of Steve's annual trout fishing trip, and try to persuade their father to take Ernie instead. Aired: 1/19/1967

Ep 235: TV or Not TV

Uncle Charley revokes TV privileges in the Douglas household for a week after having heard enough arguing over which channel to watch. Aired: 1/26/1967

Ep 228: My Dad, the Athlete

Ernie's friends all boast of their dads' college athletic trophies, which forces Steve into a grueling two-mile cross-country race with the other fathers. Aired: 2/2/1967

Ep 236: The Good Earth

Uncle Charley puts down a deposit on a vacation lot at beautiful Whispering Pines, only to learn he's been hoodwinked in a high-pressure real-estate operation. Aired: 2/9/1967

Ep 237: My Son, the Bullfighter

Robbie tries to impress his girlfriend by competing with a handsome bullfighter against a killer bull. Aired: 2/16/1967

Ep 238: The Best Man

Robbie is crushed when he learns that Denise DuBois, a French exchange student that Robbie had hoped to marry, has accepted his friend's proposal of marriage the night before. Aired: 2/23/1967

Ep 239: Now in My Day

When Chip's school has a dance at which the boys are to bring their mothers and the girls their fathers, he arranges for Steve to escort his classmate's widowed mother. Aired: 3/2/1967

Ep 241: Melinda

To help out his dad, Chip pretends to like the aggressive daughter of the woman whom his father is dating. Aired: 3/9/1967

Ep 242: Charley O' The Seven Seas

After listening to Uncle Charley's half-true tales about life on the high seas, Ernie's smitten teacher quits her job and buys them each a one-way ticket to Pango Pango. Aired: 3/16/1967

Ep 243: Help, the Gypsies are Coming

When Ernie befriends a young gypsy, it isn't long before the boy's whole family is camped out on the Douglases' lawn. Aired: 3/23/1967

Ep 244: Ernie's Follies

Ernie's science fair project turns into a disaster because Steve will not agree to offer parental assistance. Aired: 3/30/1967

Ep 245: Ernie's Crowd

The older members of the Douglas family find their social lives complicated when little Ernie decides to accompany them on their dates. Aired: 4/6/1967

Ep 246: Ernie and the O'Grady

A genial bum Ernie brings home for dinner outrages Uncle Charley by eating everything in sight and staying the night even though he wasn't invited. Aired: 4/13/1967

Ep 240: The Sky is Falling

Robbie leaves school after contemplating an offer from a former school dropout who now heads his own real-estate company. Aired: 4/20/1967

Ep 247: So Long, Charley, Hello

Uncle Charley's old seafaring buddy arrives with a wonderful proposition: He wants Charley to join him as first mate for a six month fishing cruise in the Caribbean. Aired: 4/27/1967

Ep 248: Weekend in Paradise

On a visit to Hawaii, Robbie falls in love, Ernie almost gets arrested and Uncle Charley is pursued by an old girlfriend from 1945 — who now weighs 200 pounds! Aired: 5/11/1967

Ep 249: Moving Day

The Douglases receive a chilly reception upon moving to sunny California. Aired: 9/9/1967

Ep 250: Robbie Loves Katie

Against the advice of father, Robbie proposes to his girlfriend and sets a wedding date. Aired: 9/16/1967

Ep 251: Inspection of the Groom

With two weeks to go until their wedding date, Robbie runs the gamut of meeting Katie's numerous family members. Aired: 9/23/1967

Ep 252: Countdown to Marriage

After a spat two days before their wedding day, Katie and Robbie decide to call the whole thing off. Of course, Grandma Collins thinks otherwise. Aired: 9/30/1967

Ep 253: Wedding Bells

Robbie and family oversleep on his wedding day and must scramble madly to get to the ceremony on time. Aired: 10/7/1967

Ep 254: The Homecoming

Robbie and Katie come home from their honeymoon to face the problems of newlyweds in a previously all-male Douglas household. Aired: 10/14/1967

Ep 255: My Wife, the Waitress

Robbie isn't exactly pleased when he lunches at a tea-room and finds his new wife working as a cigarette girl in an abbreviated costume. Aired: 10/21/1967

Ep 257: The Chameleon

At school, Ernie befriends a tomboyish prankster who he doesn't realize is a girl. Aired: 10/28/1967

Ep 258: Designing Woman

An attractive female engineer uses her charms to beguile Steve. Aired: 11/4/1967

Ep 259: Ernie, the Bluebeard

Chip learns the meaning of empathy when he helps Ernie out of a predicament involving double-booking dates for a dance. Aired: 11/11/1967

Ep 260: The Heartbeat

Katie is haunted by strange noises on a stormy night while Steve is away and the other men are attending a ballgame. Aired: 11/18/1967

Ep 256: The Computer Picnic

When a computer is used to select partners for a picnic date a Chip's school, he is startled to find that his date is six feet tall. Aired: 11/25/1967

Ep 261: The Aunt Who Came to Dinner

Katie is irate when her visiting aunt tries to mold the Douglases into her image of a cultured family. Aired: 12/2/1967

Ep 263: Leaving the Nest

When minor irritations arise in the Douglas household, Robbie and Katie spend a jaunt in a borrowed apartment only to find further irritations. Aired: 12/9/1967

Ep 264: You're Driving Me Crazy

After both Chip and Katie get their driver's license, the family car gets a big scratch, but neither will claim responsibility. Aired: 12/16/1967

Ep 262: Liverpool Saga

Chip invites a long-haired, guitar-playing boy from Liverpool to join his off-key rock-n-roll band. Aired: 12/23/1967

Ep 265: The Chaperones

Robbie and Katie act as chaperones for Chip and his friends' weekend excursion at a mountain cabin. Aired: 12/30/1967

Ep 266: Green-Eyed Robbie

Robbie gets jealous when Katie agrees to tutor a handsome student. Aired: 1/6/1968

Ep 267: Charley's Tea

Uncle Charley upsets Katie by making her feel unnecessary in the Douglas household. Aired: 1/13/1968

Ep 268: Ernie, the Jinx

A series of strange coincidences makes young Ernie feel he's a jinx to anyone he contacts. Aired: 1/20/1968

Ep 269: Ernie and Zsa Zsa

Hoping to find movie stars, Ernie loses his footing on a steep path and falls directly into Zsa Zsa Gabor's swimming pool. Aired: 1/27/1968

Ep 270: A Horse for Uncle Charley

Uncle Charley buys an 11-year-old trotting horse in the hopes of capturing past racing glories. Aired: 2/3/1968

Ep 271: Dear Enemy

The Douglases become military prisoners when they follow Robbie to his military reserve training camp. Aired: 2/10/1968

Ep 272: Uncle Charley's Aunt

Dressed as a woman for a Lodge performance, Uncle Charley gets into a bit of trouble as he walks home in the costume. Aired: 2/17/1968

Ep 273: The Standing Still Tour

With the rest of the Douglases away, Ernie and Uncle Charley invite over one of Charley's old friends, who Ernie immediately identifies as a famous actor. Aired: 2/24/1968

Ep 274: Honorable Guest

The Douglas family cancels a camping trip to play host to unexpected Chinese friends from Bryant Park who are en route to Hong Kong. Aired: 3/2/1968

Ep 275: The Perfect Separation

Robbie and Katie entertain at home for the first time and inadvertently imperil the marriage of two close friends. Aired: 3/9/1968

Ep 276: Gossip, Inc.

When Steve gets a new job, a scheme to ward off women co-workers ends up backfiring in a hilarious way. Aired: 3/16/1968

Ep 277: The Masculine Mystique

Ernie and Shorty's friendship is imperiled when Shorty sees his pal walking to the movies with a new girl from the neighborhood. Aired: 3/23/1968

Ep 278: The Tire Thief

Ernie and his friends sell tires from the family storage room so they can buy a water rifle. However, their cops and robbers game is ruined when the real police show up. Aired: 3/30/1968

Ep 279: The Great Pregnancy

The family dotes on Kate when it is discovered that she is pregnant, but seems to forget about the father-to-be. Aired: 9/28/1968

Ep 280: Dr. Osborne, M.D.

Controversy erupts in the Douglas household over the selection of a doctor for Katie during her pregnancy. Aired: 10/5/1968

Ep 281: Life Begins in Katie

With the baby stirring inside Katie, Robbie sheds his youthful ways, becoming a very sober and possibly too serious expectant father. Aired: 10/12/1968

Ep 282: The Grandfathers

Because he is about to become a grandfather, Steve has an easier time working out an important Air Force contract with a hard-shelled general. Aired: 10/19/1968

Ep 283: The Baby Nurse

Hoping to become Robbie and Katie's baby nurse, Uncle Charley embarks on a marathon of babysitting jobs so he can learn the ropes. Aired: 10/26/1968

Ep 284: Big Ol' Katie

In an advanced stage of pregnancy, Katie suffers qualms about her looks that are as out of proportion as her figure. Aired: 11/9/1968

Ep 285: My Three Grandsons

The night of the big event finds expectant mother Katie quite calm, Steve and Uncle Charley quite the opposite and a hapless father-to-be off on Army maneuvers. Aired: 11/16/1968

Ep 286: Tea for Three

When the triplets come home from the hospital, Robbie finds that he is totally unprepared for the attention the infants attract. Aired: 11/23/1968

Ep 287: Back to Earth

With the triplets now at home, both Robbie and Steve make plans for accommodating the growing Douglas family. Aired: 11/30/1968

Ep 288: First Night Out

Robbie and Katie are reluctant to leave their babies with an unknown sitter while they attend a high school reunion. Aired: 12/7/1968

Ep 289: Casanova O'Casey

After Uncle Charley's girlfriend suddenly leaves him for a younger man, Katie schemes to put the wind back into his sails. Aired: 12/14/1968

Ep 290: Expendable Katie

When Katie goes to visit her mother for a few days, the Douglas men have a hard time keeping the house in order. Aired: 12/21/1968

Ep 291: The New Room

The contractor who Steve hires to add a baby alcove to Robbie and Katie's room leaves much to be desired. Aired: 12/28/1968

Ep 292: The Fountain of Youth

Steve meets an attractive widow who seems to be very interested in him but suddenly she turns cool towards his intentions. The family does its best to give the impression that Steve isn't really as old as he seems. Aired: 1/4/1969

Ep 293: Three's a Crowd

When the identifying ink dots Katie has put on the triplets' feet wash off in the tub, no one can tell which baby is which. Aired: 1/11/1969

Ep 294: Chip and Debbie

Chip and his high school sweetheart Debbie plan to marry, but when the young lovebirds babysit Katie and Robbie's triplets they begin to have second thoughts about marriage. Aired: 1/18/1969

Ep 295: What Did You Do Today, Grandpa?

Steve's sudden sedentary demeanor is just a front for a government spying gig — one that takes him to Greenwich Village and gets him into a shootout! Aired: 1/25/1969

Ep 296: Chip on Wheels

Steve is perplexed at Chip's embarrassment of the like-new secondhand car he buys for the boy's 16th birthday. Aired: 2/1/1969

Ep 297: Honorable Expectant Grandfather

Steve's Chinese friend visits the Douglases, confiding in Steve that he is concerned about the man his daughter has married — an apparently aimless hippie. Aired: 2/8/1969

Ep 298: The Other Woman

Chip and Ernie are alarmed by how the married Robbie behaves in the company of a glamorous woman. Aired: 2/15/1969

Ep 299: Goodbye, Forever

Ernie is crushed when he learns that his best friend, Gordon, is moving away. The Douglases give the boy a touching farewell party. Aired: 2/22/1969

Ep 300: The O'Casey Scandal

Ernie and his girlfriend are dismayed when Uncle Charley and her grandmother don't act like old folks when they meet at a school band contest. Aired: 3/1/1969

Ep 301: Ernie's Pen Pal

Ernie becomes pen pals with the daughter of a high-ranking Latin-American diplomat. Aired: 3/8/1969

Ep 302: Ernie, the Transmitter

When Ernie becomes convinced that he has ESP, the young seer predicts disaster for Robbie, Katie and the babies. Aired: 3/15/1969

Ep 303: The Matchmakers

When Steve and a co-worker both bring their boys on a company picnic, the youngsters take an immediate disliking to each other. Aired: 3/22/1969

Ep 304: Ernie Is Smitten

Ernie attempts to remold his image after the girl he has a crush on refuses to give him a second look. Aired: 3/29/1969

Ep 305: Two O'Clock Feeding

When old friends from Bryant Park move into the neighborhood, Steve is cast into the role of marriage counselor. Aired: 4/5/1969

Ep 306: Teacher's Pet

When Ernie lands in an honors English class, his ogreish teacher makes him so uncomfortable that he can't concentrate on his work. Aired: 4/19/1969

Ep 307: The First Meeting

Sparks fly when Steve meets a woman to whom he is attracted. Aired: 10/4/1969

Ep 308: Instant Co-Worker

Steve's new romance blossoms and Robbie is offered a job at his father's firm. Aired: 10/11/1969

Ep 309: Is It Love?

The whole Douglas clan conspires to encourage Steve's new romance with Barbara. Aired: 10/18/1969

Ep 310: A Ring for Barbara

Steve decides to propose to Barbara and the family unanimously gives their support. However, Steve pops the question under circumstances that are far from ideal. Aired: 10/25/1969

Ep 311: The Littlest Rebel

Steve and Barbara's engagement is exciting for everyone, except Barbara's five-year-old daughter, who isn't sure she wants to share her mother. Aired: 11/1/1969

Ep 312: Two Weeks to Go

Steve and Barbara discover that they each have very different ideas about how their wedding ceremony should play out. Aired: 11/8/1969

Ep 313: One Week to Go

With one week to go until the wedding day, Steve and Barbara have an argument serious enough for them to reconsider their marriage. Aired: 11/15/1969

Ep 314: Came the Day

After a few hours of hectic, last-minute preparations, Steve and Barbara are married in a simple church ceremony. Aired: 11/22/1969

Ep 315: Mexican Honeymoon

While on their honeymoon at a remote Mexican fishing village, Steve and Barbara counsel several younger couples who are having trouble adjusting to married life. Aired: 11/29/1969

Ep 316: After You, Alphonse

Uncle Charley does his best to be more polite, which nearly drives Barbara out of her mind. Aired: 12/13/1969

Ep 317: Rough on Dodie

Little Dodie has a difficult time adjusting to life with the Douglases. Aired: 12/20/1969

Ep 318: Silver Threads

When Katie panics as about a few gray hairs on her youthful head, a family crisis is not far away. Aired: 12/27/1969

Ep 319: It's a Woman's World

When her brothers have more pressing commitments, Steve gets cast in Dodie's school play as a tree, more or less proving Robbie's point that females are instinctive manipulators. Aired: 1/3/1970

Ep 320: Table for Eight

Barbara faces a fiasco when she prepares her first dinner party for Steve's business associates and their wives. Aired: 1/10/1970

Ep 321: Double Jealousy

Barbara is jealous when a glamorous secretary enters the lives of both Steve and Robbie. Aired: 1/17/1970

Ep 322: Dodie's Tonsils

Little Dodie goes to the hospital for a tonsillectomy and insists that her new father stay overnight with her. Aired: 1/24/1970

Ep 323: Who is Sylvia?

Hoping to renew her fun-loving friendship, Steve's old girlfriend from Bryant Park, who is now a rich divorcee, comes to town and gives Barbara a few jealous moments. Aired: 1/31/1970

Ep 324: You Can't Go Home

When Robbie is asked to be the best man at an old friend's wedding, he and Katie travel to Bryant Park, where he realizes that time and years do change things. Aired: 2/7/1970

Ep 325: Guest in the House

While Steve is away on business, Barbara is forced to confront one of Chip's teachers when he and another student are accused of cheating on an exam. Aired: 2/14/1970

Ep 326: Charley's Cello

Barbara feels that Uncle Charley is lonely playing his cello, so she arranges for him to join three other musicians to form a string quartet. Aired: 2/21/1970

Ep 327: The Honeymoon Is Over

A time-consuming project at work has Steve and Robbie tied up and exhausted, leading to trouble with Barbara and Katie. Aired: 2/28/1970

Ep 328: Baubles, Bangles, and Beatrice

Ernie becomes the unwilling object of Dodie's young friend's affection, and Barbara takes a substitute teaching job, which comes with an unexpected surprise. Aired: 3/7/1970

Ep 329: Mister X

While Steve is working on a top priority project, a bearded man of mystery confounds the Douglas family and the authorities alike. Aired: 3/14/1970

Ep 330: Dodie's Dilemma

Dodie calls upon her big brothers for help when girls at school tease her, saying that "Douglas" is not her real last name. Aired: 3/21/1970

Ep 331: Love Thy Neighbor

Robbie and Katie have an unpleasant personality clash with the young couple that has moved into the next-door apartment in their building. Aired: 3/28/1970

Ep 332: J.P. Douglas

Chip is enthralled by the latest book by his accounting teacher, and vows that he will become rich by instituting a break-neck money earning schedule. Aired: 4/4/1970

Ep 333: The First Anniversary

Chip begins spending a lot of time studying with a young woman whose father is not happy with their friendship. Meanwhile, Dodie plans a surprise party for Steve and Barbara's first wedding anniversary. Aired: 9/19/1970

Ep 334: The Once-Over

When Polly asks Chip to elope with her, Chip, taken aback, asks for his father's advice. Aired: 9/26/1970

Ep 335: The Return of Albert

When Barbara's old flame joins the Douglases for dinner, the entire family — and especially Barbara — is anxious. Aired: 10/3/1970

Ep 336: The Non-Proposal

After Chip gives Polly a locket for her birthday, he thinks they are going steady — but she thinks they are engaged! Aired: 10/10/1970

Ep 337: Polly Wants a Douglas

Chip and Polly have plans to be married, but when Chip once again refuses a hasty elopement, those plans are jeopardized. Aired: 10/17/1970

Ep 338: The Cat Burglars

Dressed as a cat for a costume party, Steve gets into a snag when his car stalls and the police mistake him for a burglar. Aired: 10/31/1970

Ep 339: The Elopement

Chip goes to see Mr. Williams to ask for Polly's hand in marriage, but the overbearing father's insulting actions convince Chip to forego the formality. Aired: 11/7/1970

Ep 340: The Honeymoon

Following their elopement to Las Vegas, newlyweds Chip and Polly are beset by nothing but trouble. Aired: 11/14/1970

Ep 341: One by One They Go

Chip and Polly return from their honeymoon, and Chip faces a father-in-law who refuses to speak to his newly married daughter. Aired: 11/21/1970

Ep 342: My Four Women

Steve has major qualms when he learns what he is to wear on the runway at Barbara's women's club fashion show. Aired: 11/28/1970

Ep 343: The Bride Went Home

Chip becomes violently ill after eating Polly's cooking. Distressed, she feels it would be better for her husband if she left him. Aired: 12/5/1970

Ep 344: The Power of Suggestion

Against his classmate's better judgement, Ernie uses the unwitting Douglas household as Guinea pigs for an experiment assigned by his psychology teacher. Aired: 12/12/1970

Ep 345: St. Louis Blues

Katie and Robbie take a vacation to St. Louis while Katie's mother watches the triplets. Aired: 12/19/1970

Ep 346: The Liberty Bell

A boyhood friend from Bryant Park rides his motorcycle back into Robbie's life and awakens Robbie's wanderlust with tales of travel and adventure. Aired: 1/2/1971

Ep 347: The Love God

Dodie and some of her second-grade classmates have a big crush on their new teacher, Mr. Turley. Aired: 1/9/1971

Ep 348: The New Vice-President

A routine investigation on Steve's family background turns up some rather startling information. Aired: 1/16/1971

Ep 349: Robbie's Honey

Level-headed Katie becomes a jealous, suspicious wife when a pile of circumstantial evidence stacks up against Robbie. Aired: 1/23/1971

Ep 350: Ernie Drives

When Ernie and Elmore flunk their driving tests but their dates for a dance pass, the two boys concoct a ruse to conceal the situation. Aired: 1/30/1971

Ep 351: Dodie Goes Downtown

When Steve, Barbara and Uncle Charley are out of town, Ernie is to look after Dodie for a few days. Aired: 2/6/1971

Ep 352: The Recital

Dodie and her friends form the Rondelay Trio and announce they'll be practicing at the Douglas house for their upcoming recital. Aired: 2/20/1971

Ep 353: Debbie

Ernie finds himself in a romance after the rear bumper of his car is struck by a teenage girl in a parking lot. Aired: 2/27/1971

Ep 354: Fit the Crime

When Ernie doesn't do a very good job looking after Dodie, Barbara punishes the both of them. Ernie and Dodie rebel because they feel they've been unjustly punished. Aired: 3/6/1971

Ep 355: The Return of Terrible Tom

Uncle Charley is elated when he gets word that his old sailor buddy, Terrible Tom, is going to come for a visit. Aired: 3/13/1971

Ep 356: After the Honeymoon

When Robbie and Katie move to San Francisco for a new job, Katie begins to feel that her husband doesn't want her or the triplets anymore. Aired: 3/20/1971

Ep 357: The Advent of Fergus

Steve's look-alike Scottish nobleman cousin, Fergus, comes to America looking for a bride to take back to his hometown. Aired: 9/13/1971

Ep 358: Fergus for Sale

Wanting to get rid of Fergus, Uncle Charley takes out an ad in the local newspaper in hopes of facilitating the nobleman's search for a wife. Aired: 9/20/1971

Ep 359: Lady Douglas

Fergus asks a cocktail waitress to marry him but she turns him down, feeling inadequate to live as royalty in Scotland. Aired: 9/27/1971

Ep 360: Goodbye, Fergus

The wedding day for Fergus and Terri arrives amid the traditional confusion and tears. Aired: 10/4/1971

Ep 361: Four for the Road

A secretary watches the triplets for Steve, leading to complications for the flustered grandfather. Aired: 10/18/1971

Ep 362: Polly the Pigeon

Polly is trapped by a salesman into giving a dinner party for eight people in exchange for a free set of cookware. Aired: 10/25/1971

Ep 363: Happy Birthday, Anyway

Birthdays disrupt the Douglas household, when Barbara, Katie and Polly turn against their spouses over the men's apparent oversight. Aired: 11/1/1971

Ep 364: Proxy Parents

Chip and Polly find themselves the temporary guardians of several young children, including the triplets. Meanwhile, Steve, Barbara and Uncle Charley go on a camping trip. Aired: 11/8/1971

Ep 365: The Enthusiast

Barbara's natural enthusiasm bubbles over into an embarrassing evening for Steve and some of his business associates. Aired: 11/15/1971

Ep 366: Katie's Career

Katie takes a job singing in a small coffee house, but both Steve and Uncle Charley have their doubts about her employer. Aired: 11/22/1971

Ep 367: Polly's Secret Life

Polly fears that Chip is losing interest in her as a woman, so she takes dramatic steps to remedy the situation. Aired: 11/29/1971

Ep 368: The Sound of Music

Uncle Charley is persuaded to fill in as a cello teacher to a small group of reluctant young music students. Aired: 12/6/1971

Ep 369: TV Triplets

The triplets are selected to appear in a television commercial, but the boys' careers in show business may be short lived unless Steve can save the day. Aired: 1/13/1972

Ep 370: Three for School

Katie decides to put the triplets in a nursery school during the day when she fills in for a friend as a secretary, a move that enrages Uncle Charley. Aired: 1/20/1972

Ep 371: Alfred

A little first grader develops a big crush on third grader Dodie — much to her displeasure. When Uncle Charley invites him to dinner, Dodie tries to fake illness to get out of it. Aired: 1/27/1972

Ep 372: Buttons and Beaux

When the Douglas men feel sorry for Katie because of her husband's continued absence, they proceed to overwhelm her with attention. Aired: 2/3/1972

Ep 373: Peanuts

Dodie commits the entire Douglas family to a time-consuming project — getting a four-foot-tall bag of Peanuts into small sacks to sell at the school fair. Aired: 2/17/1972

Ep 374: Bad Day for Steve

Steve suddenly becomes accident-prone when Ernie tries to discover by graph and observation how the moon's lunar phases affect people's behavior. Aired: 2/24/1972

Ep 375: Second Banana

While Steve becomes preoccupied with a time-consuming project, Barbara blossoms as a championship cook. Her recipe earns her a trip to Hawaii for the final cookout. Aired: 3/2/1972

Ep 376: Bad Day for Barbara

Although Barbara is feeling ill, she is saddled with the responsibility of looking after the entire Douglas household. Aired: 3/16/1972

Ep 377: The Birth of Arfie

The Douglas family becomes concerned about Dodie's despondency when Tramp, the aging family mongrel, keeps disappearing at night. Aired: 3/23/1972

Ep 378: Lonesome Katie

Katie becomes disillusioned about life without Robbie, and seriously thinks about divorce after speaking with other wives in the same situation. Aired: 3/30/1972

Ep 379: Barbara Lost

Chip decides to quit his studies to pursue a career as a rock musician along with his now-famous friend. Aired: 4/6/1972

Ep 380: Whatever Happened to Ernie?

Steve and Barbara serve as counselors to Steve's co-worker's family, who need help dealing with their insolent teenage son. Aired: 4/13/1972