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    • Life Goes On (2)
      Life Goes On (2)
      Season 7 - Episode 24
      4/29/95
      9.9
      With the gang fretting over Laverne's elopement, Kevin comes to see Carol and the two decide to get married with Laverne's father performing the ceremony. Laverne and Matt return unhitched and the ceremony becomes a double wedding. Barbara returns home to pack her things, but Harry has second thoughts about moving...until he is confronted by his dead wife Libby's ghost.moreless
    • The All-American Boy - Not!
      The All-American Boy - Not!
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      3/20/93
      9.9
      Harry befriends a young shoplifter while volunteering at a free clinic and brings him home. The boy, an uncontrolled diabetic, later runs away, taking the Westons' furniture with him.
    • Bye-Bye, Baby ... Hello (1)
      Bye-Bye, Baby ... Hello (1)
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      10/2/93
      9.8
      Carol throws Patrick out when she realizes that he'll never grow up, but later learns that she's pregnant. Laverne goes too far when trying to organize things at the clinic.
    • Diary of a Mad Housewife
      Diary of a Mad Housewife
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      10/30/93
      9.8
      Carol reads her mother's old diary and thinks she wasn't wanted. Maxine is annoyed by a mime and a hypochondriac at the clinic.
    • Final Analysis
      Final Analysis
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      4/25/92
      9.8
      Just as Carol nears a breakthrough, her psychiatrist dies. Harry's new patient enjoys making jokes and smart aleck remarks.
    • The Fracas in Vegas
      The Fracas in Vegas
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      1/23/93
      9.8
      Harry and Charley travel to Las Vegas to see a boxing match but the trip is plagued with problems. Meanwhile, Emily wonders when Carol stopped being her cool big sister when Carol won't let her visiting college friends crash on the living room floor. Emily later regrets her comments when Carol takes control and starts teaching the whole group to do 70's dances.moreless
    • Goodbye Charley
      Goodbye Charley
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      1/21/95
      9.8
      After a death, Charley feels depressed about his own mortality and fears no one will miss him when he's gone, so Carol tries to boost his morale and helps him stage his own funeral.
    • My Mother, My Self
      My Mother, My Self
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      5/8/93
      9.8
      Charley's mother arrives to tell him that she and his father are divorced and ends up falling in love with Harry. Carol goes on a trip to meet Patrick's mother. Laverne battles her insurance company.
    • A Life in the Day
      A Life in the Day
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      4/1/89
      9.8
      Harry sees six patients: a week-old baby, a five-year-old whose father denies the boy's onset diabetes; a seven-year-old curious about sex; an eleven-year-old having the cast removed from his arm; a belligerent 14-year-old who uses drugs; and an 18-year-old picking up his medical records before going away to college. The end of the episode reveals that all of these have been the same patient at different ages.moreless
    • No Volunteers, Please
      No Volunteers, Please
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      11/13/93
      9.8
      A shy woman volunteers at the clinic and starts sending Laverne flowers and cooking her dinner, which prompts Maxine to think the lady is a lesbian. Carol tries to get her unborn child enrolled in a posh preschool.
    • What's A Mother To Do?
      What's A Mother To Do?
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      1/15/94
      9.7
      Carol joins a mother-daughter support group and ends up feeling that she is the worst mother in the world, especially after locking the baby in the car. Laverne thinks Maxine is dying when she mysteriously asks for time off after a check-up.
    • Sayonara
      Sayonara
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      2/22/92
      9.7
      Nick leaves Laverne for a woman in Japan. Barbara goes undercover at a college sorority to catch a computer hacker.
    • When the Rooster Dies
      When the Rooster Dies
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      9/25/93
      9.7
      Harry sells his pediatrics practice to another doctor, who ends up firing Laverne. When the hospital sends Harry to check out an inner-city clinic, he ends up teaming up with the owner, Dr. Maxine Douglas, to keep the place open. Laverne joins them as nurse. Meanwhile, Sophia Petrillo moves back into nearby Shady Pines retirement home and drops by the Weston house.moreless
    • The Body Beautiful
      The Body Beautiful
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      12/5/92
      9.7
      Harry discovers that a patient is using steroids. Upset that Patrick is using a nude model in his work, Carol starts thinking she's not attractive enough and attempts an exercise regimen. Laverne is put in charge of fire drills.
    • Just for Laughs
      Just for Laughs
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      10/1/94
      9.7
      Charley pursues a new career as a stand-up comedian and centers his whole act around making fun of Harry. Meanwhile, a mentally unstable woman befriends Laverne and Maxine battles the bus station when they move the bus shelter.
    • My Pal Valy-Val
      My Pal Valy-Val
      Season 7 - Episode 21
      6/10/95
      9.7
      Carol goes off looking for a friend and ends up stopping a woman from committing suicide. Harry goes on a survival camping trip to be alone, but Charley tags along. A psychic opens up a shop next to the clinic, which excites Laverne and annoys Maxine.
    • Grandma, What Big Eyes You Have
      Grandma, What Big Eyes You Have
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      2/4/95
      9.7
      Harry is attracted to a woman he meets in the park, but soon finds out she is married. Laverne keeps a parrot at the office while waiting for its owner to claim it, which annoys Maxine. Carol goes overboard when shopping at a value size discount club.
    • Half That Jazz
      Half That Jazz
      Season 6 - Episode 24
      4/2/94
      9.7
      Harry persuades his old jazz idol Sonny Baxter to come out of retirement and play at a benefit. Strange things start happening after Sophia vows revenge on Charley for dumping her niece.
    • Bye-Bye, Baby ... Hello (2)
      Bye-Bye, Baby ... Hello (2)
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      10/9/93
      9.7
      Carol can't decide how to tell Patrick about her pregnancy. Laverne refuses to tell Maxine a secret.
    • The Boomerang Affair
      The Boomerang Affair
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/17/92
      9.7
      Harry tries his best to get a lady to agree to date him, but soon wishes he hadn't bothered when she tries to control every area of his life. Laverne tries to conceal an ulcer.
    • A Chip Off the Old Charley
      A Chip Off the Old Charley
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      10/8/94
      9.7
      Charley discovers he has a son, who is a 17-year-old flautist. Carol fills in for Laverne at the clinic and tries to put a damper on Maxine's smoking.
    • Harry Weston: Man's Best Friend
      Harry Weston: Man's Best Friend
      Season 7 - Episode 16
      3/18/95
      9.7
      Harry becomes Carol's boss' new best friend, which makes Charley jealous. Laverne auditions for a commercial in which she'll play the voice of a cartoon owl.
    • The Girl Who Cried Baby
      The Girl Who Cried Baby
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      11/27/93
      9.6
      Maxine and Harry compete to sell opera tickets. After a series of false alarms, Carol gives birth to son Scotty while at the opera.
    • The Woman Who Came to Dither
      The Woman Who Came to Dither
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      10/15/94
      9.6
      Sophia, who is fed up with the strict Shady Pines manager, moves in with the Westons. Carol tries to help with the problem and ends up bringing all the retirement home residents to the house. Meanwhile, Maxine doesn't trust Doris, Laverne's temporary replacement at the clinic.
    • Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Pain
      12/17/94
      9.6
      Maxine gets unwanted attention when dating a television weatherman. Carol and Charley make a bet: He can't mooch from the Westons for one week, and she can't call Harry "Daddy" for one week.
    • M.D., P.O.V.
      M.D., P.O.V.
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      2/3/90
      9.6
      Harry tries to avoid a reporter who is doing a story on him. A young patient is on the verge of death and no one can figure out why.
    • The Sting
      The Sting
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      1/9/93
      9.5
      The FBI wants Emily to help them nab her bookie boyfriend. Laverne teaches Charley CPR.
    • And Kevin Makes Three
      And Kevin Makes Three
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      3/4/95
      9.5
      Carol is jealous over Kevin's quick bonding with Scotty. Harry and Maxine help Laverne learn to speak Spanish.
    • Love a la Mode
      Love a la Mode
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      1/8/94
      9.5
      Charley plans to marry a waitress from a pancake house. When she finds out they have the same birthday, Laverne thinks that explains why she and Maxine are so much alike, which Maxine thinks is ridiculous.
    • Father of the Bride
      Father of the Bride
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      11/12/88
      9.5
      Harry is ecstatic when Barbara accepts her surgeon boyfriend's marriage proposal, but she has second thoughts the night before the wedding.
    • Dear Aunt Martha
      Dear Aunt Martha
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      1/14/95
      9.5
      Carol tries to pick up a man who wrote to the newspaper's advice column, but has trouble picking him out of a crowd. Harry's old navy sparring partner shows up with a score to settle.
    • Roots
      Roots
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      5/2/92
      9.5
      The Westons (and Charley) travel to England to their ancestral home Weston Castle, where Harry is to receive the Sword of Weston in a ceremony. Unfortunately he gets locked in a dungeon after following a secret passage. Meanwhile back home, Laverne tries to teach Dreyfuss to ride a skateboard. Richard Mulligan plays three roles in this episode: the usual Harry, a butler named Basil, and a relative Baroness Daphne Weston.moreless
    • Under the Gun
      Under the Gun
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      1/29/94
      9.5
      Harry gets shot when a young boy brings a gun to the clinic. Carol has a date with a famous anthropologist, who opts instead to go party with Charley.
    • The Dog Who Knew Too Much
      The Dog Who Knew Too Much
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      2/9/91
      9.5
      The Westons each pour their hearts out to Dreyfuss when the girls decide to move out after two years at home.
    • Strange Bedfellows
      Strange Bedfellows
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      2/4/89
      9.5
      Carol falls in love with a South American freedom fighter and announces she's going away with him. Jeffrey Millstein falls in love with Laverne.
    • My Nurse is Back and There's Gonna Be Trouble . . .
      12/14/91
      9.5
      Harry's old nurse Winifred returns to fill in while Laverne goes out of town. A war erupts between the two ladies when Winifred reveals that she's out to get Laverne's job. While on a trip to New York with Barbara, Carol manages to annoy the entire planeload of passengers (including a nun).moreless
    • Feelings, Whoa Whoa Whoa, Feelings
      Feelings, Whoa Whoa Whoa, Feelings
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      2/25/95
      9.4
      Laverne is afraid to reveal her true feelings for her visiting friend Matt, and becomes jealous when Carol asks him to dinner. Charley poses for a nude layout in a magazine.
    • The Check Isn't In the Mail
      The Check Isn't In the Mail
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      10/22/88
      9.4
      Carol gets all dolled up for a date with her contemptible ex-husband. Harry thinks Dreyfuss may be sick.
    • It's Not Easy Being Green
      It's Not Easy Being Green
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      10/31/92
      9.4
      Harry agrees to help Laverne hand out candy on Halloween, while Carol and Patrick are mugged after attending a costume party dressed as Madame Curie and Radium.
    • Mother Dearest
      Mother Dearest
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      11/6/93
      9.4
      Maxine's mother visits and drives her crazy, but then finds out she may have glaucoma. Charley finds out the sex of Carol's baby, something she didn't want to know. Harry and Casey MacAfee try to make a date.
    • Libby's Gift
      Libby's Gift
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      12/17/88
      9.4
      An organ that Libby ordered before dying finally arrives at the house and Harry becomes determined to learn to play it in time for his and Libby's anniversary. Barbara and Carol worry that he is going too far. A patient asks Harry for birth control.
    • Dr. Weston and Mr. Hyde
      Dr. Weston and Mr. Hyde
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      2/29/92
      9.4
      The full moon on Leap Day causes strange things to happen: after throwing his back out, Harry begins to act very unusual; a series of odd occurrences leads Barbara to believe that a neighborhood repairman is actually Dreyfuss; Charley cancels a date to stay home and watch The Sound of Music.moreless
    • Surprise! Surprise!
      Surprise! Surprise!
      Season 5 - Episode 26
      5/22/93
      9.4
      It's Harry's birthday and he overhears Charley planning a surprise party, but soon finds out it isn't for him. Flashbacks from seasons past highlight this episode.
    • The Tinker Grant
      The Tinker Grant
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      12/3/94
      9.4
      When the clinic applies for a grant, a man comes to evaluate their request and leaves his notebook behind, which Maxine reads. Charley seeks Sophia's help when trying to impress an Italian girlfriend's parents.
    • Harry's Friend
      Harry's Friend
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      12/10/88
      9.3
      Harry isn't too happy when Carol begins dating his old friend.
    • Just You and My Kid
      Just You and My Kid
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      11/4/89
      9.3
      An old patient returns and asks Harry to be the father of her child.
    • Barbara Gets Shot
      Barbara Gets Shot
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      10/29/88
      9.3
      Harry tries to get Barbara to give up her police career after she is shot.
    • Single White Male
      Single White Male
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      1/7/95
      9.3
      Charley is uncomfortable when he finds out his new roommate is gay. Meanwhile, Maxine joins Harry's golf group.
    • Country Weston
      Country Weston
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/2/91
      9.3
      Country music star Garth Brooks offers Barbara a job as security chief on his tour. Charley moves in with the Westons while his house is being fumigated.
    • Charley's Millions
      Charley's Millions
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      3/8/94
      9.3
      After receiving an inheritance, Charley assembles a group of people who have meant a lot to him over the years (which includes Harry, Carol, Sophia, and Don Adams from Get Smart) and takes them all on a trip to Mardi Gras. Laverne's hideous looking cat dies.
    • Carol Gets a Raise
      Carol Gets a Raise
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      10/22/94
      9.3
      Carol wants career advancement and ends up in a compromising position with her boss. Meanwhile, Maxine fills in for Harry and speaks at an elementary school.
    • Take My Garage, Please
      Take My Garage, Please
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/26/92
      9.3
      Carol begins dating Patrick, the Westons' sprinkler man. When his apartment is condemned, Carol persuades Harry to let Patrick move into the garage.
    • Stand By Your Man
      Stand By Your Man
      Season 7 - Episode 20
      3/25/95
      9.3
      Constant interruptions frustrate Laverne's relationship with Matt, prompting her to go out with Maxine, Charley, and his friend Bud (whom she "hits it off" with). Harry meets a woman whose dog looks just like Dreyfuss and persuades her to breed the two.
    • The Man That Got Away
      The Man That Got Away
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      1/26/91
      9.3
      Barbara tries to get a man she likes to ask her out. Laverne must cast the deciding vote on an important Hickory issue.
    • Mama Todd, the Sequel
      Mama Todd, the Sequel
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      10/16/93
      9.3
      Laverne's mother-in-law visits, unaware that Nick and Laverne are divorced. Charley tries to persuade Carol to make him godfather of the baby.
    • What's a Father to Do?
      What's a Father to Do?
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      12/3/88
      9.3
      Harry makes plans to accompany Carol to see her photographs displayed in an art gallery, and also to attend a ceremony honoring Barbara with a gold medal of valor. The problem is, both events are on the same day.
    • The First Time, Again
      The First Time, Again
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      1/7/89
      9.2
      Harry is encouraged to spend a weekend alone with his girlfriend. Jeffrey Millstein's imagination runs wild after he sees a scary movie.
    • Gesundeit
      Gesundeit
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      1/22/94
      9.2
      When the baby can't stop sneezing, Carol hires Studs With Suds to clean the house from top to bottom, and Sophia charges her friends to come and see them in action. But when they think it may be Dreyfuss causing the allergy, Harry takes him to stay with Charley, who doesn't want to give him back. Meanwhile, strange noises from upstairs make Laverne think the clinic is haunted by the ghosts of men who were murdered there years before.moreless
    • Charley for President
      Charley for President
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      3/14/92
      9.2
      Carol persuades Charley to run for president of the home owner's association. While on undercover assignment at the hospital, Barbara tries to fool Harry with a number of disguises, but he sees through every one.
    • Mrs. Clinton Comes to Town
      Mrs. Clinton Comes to Town
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      9/24/94
      9.2
      Reporter Carol tries her best to meet Hillary Clinton, who is visiting the clinic, but only ends up getting thrown in jail along with Laverne and Charley.
    • Pilot
      Pilot
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      10/8/88
      9.2
      Harry is proposed to eighteen months after the death of his wife.
    • 50 Million Men and a Baby
      50 Million Men and a Baby
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/21/91
      9.2
      Laverne's cousin leaves her baby behind and runs off to find her husband, who left after a fight. So while Laverne looks for her, the Westons take care of the baby. The experience makes Barbara want her own child and she considers artificial insemination.
    • Would You Believe . . .
      Would You Believe . . .
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      12/17/94
      9.2
      Harry is attracted to the minister Charley is dating. Meanwhile, Maxine buys Laverne's beloved truck.
    • Let's Give Them Something to Talk About
      9/24/94
      9.2
      Rumors fly after Charley and Laverne begin spending a lot of time together, but the two swear they are just friends. Carol is excited about her new job at a local newspaper, until she finds out that she has been hired merely as a driver for the paper's teenage reporter.
    • Aunt Verne Knows Best
      Aunt Verne Knows Best
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      5/1/93
      9.2
      Laverne is too controlling on her nephew, who is in town to attend college. Carol is convinced her relationship with Patrick will be over before their nearing six month anniversary because no other relationship (except her doomed marriage) has lasted past six months.
    • Thanksgiving at the Westons'
      Thanksgiving at the Westons'
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      11/21/92
      9.2
      Laverne is reluctant to accept Harry's invitation to Thanksgiving dinner and flashbacks to the previous such dinner show why.
    • Rambo of Neiman Marcus
      Rambo of Neiman Marcus
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      11/11/89
      9.2
      Carol and Barbara are witnesses to a mall robbery and surprisingly it's Carol who nabs the thief, not police officer, Barbara. Neighbor Rose hits Harry's car and offers to pay for the damages.
    • Timing is Everything
      Timing is Everything
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/14/92
      9.2
      Harry attempts to start a relationship with an old friend. Carol tries to assemble exercise equipment she bought for Patrick, and when she can't do it she reluctantly calls on Charley for help.
    • Here's a Howdy-Do
      Here's a Howdy-Do
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      1/28/89
      9.2
      Harry doesn't understand why no one likes his new girlfriend, but soon realizes they were right. When the relationship ends, Carol, who actually liked the lady, questions her own instincts.
    • There's No Accounting
      There's No Accounting
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/6/90
      9.2
      Carol is drawn to Barbara's sensitive, intelligent new boyfriend and can't figure out why he would be interested in Barbara. Harry is bored by his new girlfriend, a lady who seems perfect for him. Laverne grows attached to a dog that Nick brings home.
    • A Family Affair
      A Family Affair
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/17/90
      9.2
      Harry suspects that Barbara's new boyfriend is married, and when he voices his concerns Barbara gets mad. Worried that Dreyfuss is getting too fat, the Westons put him on a diet, but then end up secretly giving him junk food.
    • The Great Escape
      The Great Escape
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      1/18/92
      9.2
      While Harry and Laverne are en route to a medical seminar, an escaped convict takes Barbara and Carol hostage.
    • What's Eating You?
      What's Eating You?
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      4/13/91
      9.2
      Harry forces Barbara to spend a week at home with him and Carol, away from the stress of police work, when a physical reveals she has a pre-ulcerous condition. But as the week progresses, Harry and Carol find it is they who are creating stress for Barbara. Laverne tries to track down a case of Harry's favorite bandages, which have been discontinued.moreless
    • The Boy Next Door
      The Boy Next Door
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/10/90
      9.2
      During a moment of weakness, Carol and Charley sleep together. Thinking perhaps their hate for one another is actually masking love, they attempt to build a relationship.
    • Sucking Up is Hard to Do
      Sucking Up is Hard to Do
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      1/19/91
      9.2
      Carol advises Barbara on how to suck up to get a job promotion. Laverne plays matchmaker for Harry.
    • Absence Makes the Nurse Grow Weirder
      5/21/94
      9.1
      Harry fills in at his old practice and becomes smitten with the nurse. Laverne is upset because Harry forgets the anniversary of the day they started working together.
    • Harry's Choice
      Harry's Choice
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      1/13/90
      9.1
      Harry is thrilled when Barbara quits the police force, but feels he may have pushed her into a different job. Carol tries to save enough money to pay for Harry's birthday present: an oil portrait of herself.
    • Best Friends
      Best Friends
      Season 6 - Episode 25
      5/21/94
      9.1
      Carol is upset when her childhood friend returns and starts dating Harry. A patient at the clinic turns out to be a member of the family which has feuded with Laverne's for years, which sparks a mini-war between the two.
    • Harry's Got a Gun
      Harry's Got a Gun
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/19/91
      9.1
      The Westons buy guns after their house is burglarized, a choice they later regret when Carol gets a little trigger happy. Charley decides to head to the woods to do some serious thinking about his life.
    • Everything But Love
      Everything But Love
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      2/10/90
      9.1
      Harry's visiting niece starts dating Charley. Laverne's friend Lurlene visits and accuses Laverne of being "citified."
    • Drive, He Said
      Drive, He Said
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      3/16/91
      9.1
      Harry is supposed to get Charley back to the house for a surprise party. Instead the two end up searching for Charley's old girlfriend whom he never got over. Meanwhile, Carol, Barbara, and Laverne try to entertain the party guests.
    • Honey, I Shrunk Laverne
      Honey, I Shrunk Laverne
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/3/90
      9.1
      Laverne quits when Harry complains that she is making too many office decisions without him. Carol talks Barbara into letting her join her poker game.
    • Whenever I Feel Afraid
      Whenever I Feel Afraid
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      12/15/90
      9.1
      Laverne is fearful after a mugging. Carol and Barbara compete for a handsome new neighbor.
    • Did You Ever See a Dream Dying?
      Did You Ever See a Dream Dying?
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      4/14/90
      9.1
      Harry helps Nick buy a bar. The Westons take in a lost dog and then blame Dreyfuss for all the damage it does.
    • The Dreyfuss Affair
      The Dreyfuss Affair
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      10/26/91
      9.1
      Harry hires a world-famous vet to operate on Dreyfuss. Charley contemplates a career change when he is offered a job at Uncle Buzzy's Pirate World.
    • Dirty Harry
      Dirty Harry
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      11/7/92
      9.1
      Carol talks Harry into appearing with her on Geraldo. A young patient tries to increase his height so he will be tall enough to ride an amusement park roller coaster.
    • Read All About It
      Read All About It
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      12/18/93
      9.1
      When Maxine has a dental emergency, Harry steps in and gives an interview in her place, but the journalist makes the article sound as though Harry deserves all the credit for the clinic's success. Meanwhile, Charley falls for Dreyfuss' vet.
    • Charley to the Rescue
      Charley to the Rescue
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      5/15/93
      9.1
      Emily is harassed by an obnoxious comic while working as a waitress on Charley's cruise ship. Laverne fixes Harry up with what she thinks is his perfect match.
    • Timing
      Timing
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      2/12/90
      9.1
      Harry feels ready to rekindle an old romance.
    • On the Interpretation of Dreams
      On the Interpretation of Dreams
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/21/89
      9.1
      His recurring dream (which includes running from a tiger, a pink kimono, and Ed McMahon) keeps Harry and the girls up all night, trying to decipher its meaning. They end up at an all-night diner where they run into Laverne.
    • Tinker to Evers to Tucson
      Tinker to Evers to Tucson
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      11/26/88
      9.1
      When husband Nick is traded to a baseball team in Arizona, Laverne is forced to quit. A sick Charley camps out on Harry's couch.
    • A Foreign Affair
      A Foreign Affair
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      4/16/94
      9.1
      Maxine's boyfriend, an African cultural attaché, proposes marriage. Sophia and Charley get Carol (who meanwhile has started to play the guitar again) hooked on the dog races.
    • The Ex-Files
      The Ex-Files
      Season 7 - Episode 19
      3/18/95
      9.1
      Carol is afraid her relationship with Kevin is over when she meets his beautiful intelligent ex-wife. Meanwhile, Charley sues Harry when he gets sick after eating some old Chinese food from the Westons' refrigerator.
    • Still Growing After All These Years
      4/28/90
      9.1
      Harry realizes that his new girlfriend takes too good care of him, which is something he doesn't need anymore. Charley auditions to become a television weatherman. Jeffrey Millstein seeks Harry's advice on how to make friends in public school.
    • A Christmas Story
      A Christmas Story
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      12/16/89
      9.0
      The Westons prepare for their annual holiday skiing trip until Dreyfuss runs away. Laverne refuses to accept Christmas gifts from Harry.
    • Lessons
      Lessons
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      3/10/90
      9.0
      A student has a crush on Barbara, who is working undercover at a high school. Meanwhile, Charley takes up golf, Harry teaches Dreyfuss to fetch the paper, and Laverne is convinced she'll become fat after looking at a family album.
    • Harry Knows Best
      Harry Knows Best
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      12/8/90
      9.0
      A young patient of Harry's announces she wants a nose job. Charley thinks about a career as a gigolo. The Westons decide to take a new family portrait.
    • A Shot in the Dark
      A Shot in the Dark
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      1/5/91
      9.0
      Barbara mistakes Carol's boyfriend for a burglar and shoots him. He stays with the Westons to recuperate and only ends up getting hurt worse. Harry helps Laverne confront her fear of public speaking when she has to give a speech at an awards ceremony.
    • Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
      Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/19/92
      9.0
      Barbara agrees to drop by and check up on Charley after he receives a death threat. Seeing how much they have in common, Charley becomes smitten with her. Meanwhile, after Harry lets a young patient play with Dreyfuss, the kid tries to buy him.
    • Das Boob
      Das Boob
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      11/20/93
      9.0
      Harry and Charley get stranded at sea. Maxine tries to overcome her fear of public speaking.
    • Cruel and Unusual Punishment
      Cruel and Unusual Punishment
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      10/24/92
      9.0
      After finding a man guilty during jury duty, Carol tries to clear her conscience by hiring a former criminal to work at her catering business.
    • The More Things Change
      The More Things Change
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      2/25/89
      9.0
      The hospital's new owner forces Harry to move his practice after 25 years in the same office. Meanwhile, Carol tries to amend the past after reading Emily's old diary and Charley tries out a new look.
    • Empty Nests
      Empty Nests
      Season 0 - Episode 1
      5/16/87
      9.0
      This episode is the last episode of season 2 of THE GOLDEN GIRLS, entitled Empty Nests. In this pilot for another series (obviously the concept was retooled), the girls' friend Renee is feeling depressed and lonely with her children grown up and moved out and her husband's workaholic habits.
    • Between a Cop and a Hard Place
      Between a Cop and a Hard Place
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/28/89
      9.0
      Barbara finds out that her new police partner, whom Carol is dating, sees other women.
    • Brotherly Shove
      Brotherly Shove
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      2/5/94
      9.0
      Charley ends up working at his brother's used car lot, but when he makes a big sale his brother takes all the credit. Maxine and Laverne become competitive when they start jogging to get in shape.
    • The Courtship of Carol's Father
      The Courtship of Carol's Father
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      12/3/94
      9.0
      When Harry wishes his ex-girlfriend well on her new marriage, the woman realizes she still has feelings for him. Carol tries to set Harry up with a lounge singer.
    • Overdue for a Job
      Overdue for a Job
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      12/9/89
      9.0
      Carol gets a job at a library, where she meets an obnoxious college professor. Charley joins a Big Buddy program. Barbara teaches Dreyfuss to play Frisbee.
    • It Happened Two Nights, Four Costume Changes
      2/17/90
      9.0
      Laverne is told that Nick is having an affair so she tells him she is dating Harry. When she finds out she was misinformed, Nick refuses to believe that she made up the story about her affair. Meanwhile, Carol and Barbara disagree on how to get rid of a mouse in the house.moreless
    • Harry Snubs Laverne
      Harry Snubs Laverne
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      10/14/89
      9.0
      When Harry is inducted into the hospital's hall of fame, he forgets to thank Laverne in his acceptance speech. Meanwhile, two young patients announce their wedding plans and Charley asks to be buried with the Westons.
    • Lordy, Lordy, Landlordy
      Lordy, Lordy, Landlordy
      Season 6 - Episode 26
      4/23/94
      9.0
      When their good-for-nothing landlord refuses to repair the problems at the clinic, Laverne threatens a rent strike and ends up getting the gang evicted. Meanwhile, Sophia convinces Carol to spend some time away from baby Scotty but she can't seem to bring herself to let him out of her sight.
    • Goodbye, Mr. Dietz
      Goodbye, Mr. Dietz
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      3/3/90
      9.0
      The Westons come home to find that Charley is having a party in their house. When Harry tells him to leave and never come back, he moves away. Meanwhile, Harry unknowingly throws away Laverne's lucky hot dog wrapper while cleaning up the office.
    • Cyrano de Weston
      Cyrano de Weston
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      3/18/89
      8.9
      Harry gives Charley advice on how to impress a new girlfriend, who turns out to be the same lady Harry is seeing. When a relative dies and leaves Barbara and Emily money, Carol is anxious to see what she'll be getting. But she isn't too thrilled when it arrives.
    • Settling
      Settling
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/30/89
      8.9
      Carol's new boyfriend is all for marriage, but not consummation.
    • The Ballad of Shady Pines
      The Ballad of Shady Pines
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      2/12/94
      8.9
      Laverne fills in for a friend at Shady Pines, where Sophia's boyfriend hits on her. Sophia catches the two together and thinks Laverne is stealing her man.
    • Hog Heaven
      Hog Heaven
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      3/5/94
      8.9
      Laverne's old biker boyfriend returns and the two rekindle their romance, which annoys Harry, who doesn't think the guy is good enough for her. Carol makes a memory video for baby Scotty.
    • The Unimportance of Being Charley
      The Unimportance of Being Charley
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      2/15/92
      8.9
      Charley poses as captain of his ship to impress his visiting parents. Worried that Harry favors Barbara over her, Carol decides to keep track of how many times he does so.
    • Love is Blind
      Love is Blind
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/24/90
      8.9
      Carol dates a blind man and focuses only on his disability, ignoring the fact that he is rude and obnoxious. Jeffrey Millstein is nervous about a chess tournament.
    • Harry's Excellent Adventure
      Harry's Excellent Adventure
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/29/90
      8.9
      Harry looks forward to his golf game until he has to cancel to help Barbara with her taxes and Carol with her car. Tired of having no time for himself, he follows a globe-trotting friend to Pamplona for the running of the bulls.
    • Talk, Talk, Talk
      Talk, Talk, Talk
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/16/91
      8.9
      Harry becomes host of a call-in radio show; Carol, Barbara, and Charley enter a chili cook-off.
    • R.N. On the Rebound
      R.N. On the Rebound
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      10/3/92
      8.9
      Barbara sets newly divorced Laverne up on a blind date with a coroner's assistant. Carol is jealous of the friendship between Patrick and Charley (who surprisingly understands the depth of Patrick's art).
    • Mad About the Boy
      Mad About the Boy
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/27/90
      8.9
      After being dumped yet again, Carol flips out and falls in love with the first man she can find: an oddball who passes out cheese samples at the mall. Laverne decides to spice up Harry's biography for a hospital newsletter.
    • The Devil and Dr. Weston
      The Devil and Dr. Weston
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      4/9/94
      8.8
      A wealthy philanthropist eyes Harry. Carol tries to help shy Doris (who once volunteered at the clinic but now sells roll-on mousse door-to-door) come out of her shell.
    • Mom's the Word
      Mom's the Word
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      10/23/93
      8.8
      Carol is afraid to tell a date that she is pregnant. Laverne and Maxine disagree when trying to plan a baby shower.
    • Green Eggs and Harry
      Green Eggs and Harry
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      12/2/89
      8.8
      Harry enlists the help of Carol when he is asked to write a children's book, but he soon finds out that Barbara has better ideas. Charley is smitten with another juror during jury duty.
    • Food For Thought
      Food For Thought
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/12/91
      8.8
      Carol quits her job at the library and buys a catering business.
    • Her Cheatin' Heart
      Her Cheatin' Heart
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/5/91
      8.8
      Laverne meets another man at a banquet and goes out to dinner with him while Nick is out of town. Meanwhile, when Carol confesses that she stole Barbara's first boyfriend at camp years ago, Barbara vows to extract revenge when Carol least expects it.
    • Lonely Are the Brave
      Lonely Are the Brave
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      11/23/91
      8.8
      Just as Carol conquers her emotional problems, she becomes jealous of Barbara, who is up for a medal of honor for saving a man's life (something she did by accident). Laverne upsets Harry when she asks for a second opinion after he diagnoses her visiting niece's symptoms as allergies.
    • Family Practice
      Family Practice
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      1/28/95
      8.7
      Maxine agrees to take care of a patient's children while the lady has gall bladder surgery. Sophia invites Harry to a Shady Pines square dance.
    • The Tortoise and the Harry
      The Tortoise and the Harry
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/20/90
      8.7
      When a patient is depressed after his best friend moves away, Harry gives him a pet turtle. The boy becomes more upset when the turtle dies soon after. Carol talks Barbara into taking an art class with her. Charley tries new ways to meet women.
    • Dumped
      Dumped
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      2/18/89
      8.7
      Barbara falls in love with neighbor, Dorothy's nephew, but is surprisingly not phased when he dumps her. Dorothy and Harry have an argument when Dorothy blames Barbara for the breakup.
    • Take My Mom, Please
      Take My Mom, Please
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      3/24/90
      8.7
      Carol and Barbara hire a maid, and then realize the family silver is missing. A young patient in need of a father sets Harry up on a date with her mom.
    • Superbaby
      Superbaby
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      12/11/93
      8.7
      When the baby starts "singing Beethoven," Carol fears the hospital has given her the wrong child.
    • . . . Or Forever Hold Your Peace
      . . . Or Forever Hold Your Peace
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      10/10/92
      8.5
      Harry objects to Arthur's sudden wedding plans, which prompts Arthur to end their friendship. Carol tries to get Barbara to arrest her at a protest.
    • The Cruise
      The Cruise
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      5/4/91
      8.5
      While on a cruise, Barbara practices for a talent show, Harry tries to avoid two ladies who won't leave him alone, and Carol finds the man of her dreams...who disappears when Charley steers the ship into the Bermuda Triangle. Meanwhile back home, Laverne redesigns Harry's refrigerator.
    • Man of the Year
      Man of the Year
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      3/4/89
      8.5
      When Harry receives a Man of the Year award, his estranged father comes to town for the ceremony. Harry gets upset when he learns that his father didn't think he could make it as a doctor. Carol overhears the conversation and thinks her grandfather is dying.
    • Full Nest
      Full Nest
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      1/14/89
      8.5
      Financial trouble forces Barbara to move back in with Harry but it's not all fun and games. A lonely Carol soon decides to move in as well.
    • Someone to Watch Over Me
      Someone to Watch Over Me
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/24/90
      8.5
      Charley wants visitors during a hospital stay. When his parents can't come, he hires actors to play them. A neighbor accuses Dreyfuss of fathering his dog's puppies.
    • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
      Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      2/16/91
      8.4
      Harry dates a 28 year old, which upsets Carol, Barbara, and the girl's parents. Laverne trains a nurse trainee.
    • Ex-appeal
      Ex-appeal
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      1/11/92
      8.4
      Carol starts dating Barbara's ex-boyfriend, but Barbara realizes she still has feelings for him.
    • A Flaw is Born
      A Flaw is Born
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/22/90
      8.4
      Harry is uncomfortable dating a more successful woman, a world-famous brain surgeon; Carol and Barbara plot revenge on an inconsiderate man who met Carol on a plane and promised to phone but never did.
    • All About Harry
      All About Harry
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      3/9/91
      8.4
      Harry dates a newspaper writer who begins writing about their relationship in her column. Charley is rendered impotent after a medical experiment backfires.
    • Change of Heart
      Change of Heart
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      1/6/90
      8.3
      An overworked Harry has an angina attack but refuses to slow down and rest.
    • Good Neighbor Harry
      Good Neighbor Harry
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      3/28/92
      8.3
      A good deed backfires on Harry when a neurotic woman refuses to leave him alone. Carol's new boyfriend seems perfect except for his hideously annoying laugh.
    • The Mentor
      The Mentor
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      2/2/91
      8.3
      Harry realizes his mentor is getting too old to practice medicine, but is afraid to tell him. Meanwhile, Carol and Barbara prepare for a piano recital.
    • The Way We Are
      The Way We Are
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      5/11/91
      8.3
      Harry looks forward to a visit from a childhood sweetheart, until a childhood rival also resurfaces. Charley wonders what FICA is when the company starts taking part of his paycheck.
    • Complainin' in the Rain
      Complainin' in the Rain
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      1/27/90
      8.2
      Tired of her complaining, Barbara persuades Carol to go with her on a spontaneous adventure. Harry and Laverne recall the day she came to work for him, but their stories have several variations.
    • You Are 16 Going on 17 and I'm Not
      11/18/89
      8.2
      Carol objects when Harry asks her to tutor a boy she used to baby-sit, until she sees how handsome he has become. Carol feels guilty after the two end up sleeping together. Laverne misses best friend, Lurlene's birthday party because of a double work load at the office.
    • Life Goes On (1)
      Life Goes On (1)
      Season 7 - Episode 23
      4/29/95
      8.2
      When the clinic closes due to an asbestos problem, Laverne persuades Maxine to go to Hickory with her to help plan her wedding, which Laverne's mother is going overboard with. Meanwhile, Carol announces her engagement to Kevin, Harry decides to sell the house and move to Vermont where he's been offered a teaching job, and Charley and Sophia get lost on the road to Hickory. The wedding plans cease when Laverne elopes, and Carol breaks up with Kevin after hearing of Harry's move.moreless
    • The R.N. Who Came to Dinner
      The R.N. Who Came to Dinner
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/25/89
      8.1
      Laverne moves in with the Westons after a fight with Nick and proceeds to take control of the house. A young patient who can't get a date for a school dance asks Harry to take her.
    • Fatal Attraction
      Fatal Attraction
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      11/5/88
      8.1
      Neighbor Blanche thinks she is in love with Harry and comes on strong when showing her affection. An old friend of the family dies after an illness. Carol decides to move in and take care of her father.
    • Tears of a Clown
      Tears of a Clown
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      2/6/89
      8.0
      Carol becomes public relations director of the hospital and causes a multi-million dollar lawsuit when she reveals the mental problems of local celebrity Poko the Clown at a press conference. Charley convinces Barbara to pose as his fiancee to get a promotion.
    • If You Knew Andy Like I Know . . .
      If You Knew Andy Like I Know . . .
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/7/91
      8.0
      Harry hires an old friend's son as an associate, but isn't pleased with the way he practices medicine. Meanwhile, Carol begins a relationship with the new associate and realizes he is arrogant and self-absorbed.
    • Windy
      Windy
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/9/91
      8.0
      A hurricane hits just as the Westons decide to sell their house. Laverne's mother-in-law visits.
    • The Last Temptation of Laverne
      The Last Temptation of Laverne
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      3/23/91
      7.9
      Laverne's Aunt Retha will lend a house down payment only if Laverne, though innocent, will assume blame for a car accident. Carol and Barbara meet an old man in the park who is moving into a retirement home and try to make his last day of freedom something to remember.
    • Harry's Vacation
      Harry's Vacation
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      11/19/88
      7.8
      Harry thinks he has become a burden on Carol and Barbara when they send him away on a vacation, despite his objections.
    • Remembrance of Clips Past
      Remembrance of Clips Past
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      6/17/95
      7.7
      While at Laverne's going-away party, the gang remembers old times as she prepares to get married and move back to Hickory.
    • My Sister, My Friend
      My Sister, My Friend
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      3/25/89
      7.7
      Harry promises to take Carol and Barbara with him to Paris if the two can go one month without fighting. Charley wins a greyhound in a card game.
    • The Son of a Preacherman
      The Son of a Preacherman
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      1/4/92
      7.7
      As a favor to a minister friend, Harry takes in his brilliant young son as an observer. But he becomes distressed when the boy confesses it's only his father's pressure that makes him want to be a doctor. Carol is excited about catering her friend Suzanne's posh Palm Beach wedding, until the groom gets excited by Carol.moreless
    • The Return of Aunt Susan
      The Return of Aunt Susan
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      2/8/92
      7.6
      Carol likes her jet-setting aunt's philanthropist lifestyle. Laverne refuses to miss work despite being in a wheelchair after falling off her roof.
    • Emily
      Emily
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      1/2/93
      7.4
      When Emily returns from college, Carol decides to take her little sister under her wing, so to speak, and sets her up on a blind date with Patrick's friend. Meanwhile, Emily's rich boyfriend, whom she doesn't want to see anymore, doesn't want their relationship to be over.
    • My Dad, My Doctor
      My Dad, My Doctor
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      2/20/93
      7.4
      Emily upsets Harry when she tears a ligament in her knee and needs surgery, but chooses instead to follow a therapy program recommended by another doctor. Meanwhile, Patrick goes camping and Charley tags along.
    • The Mismatchmaker
      The Mismatchmaker
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      2/1/92
      7.3
      Harry tries to reconcile a friend and his wife. Barbara hires Carol to cater a police party.
    • Pardon My Flashback
      Pardon My Flashback
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      1/30/93
      7.3
      While gathered around the television for the Super Bowl, the Westons, Laverne, and Charley reflect on old times.
    • Love and Marriage
      Love and Marriage
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      2/27/93
      7.3
      Carol is upset when cousin Little Carol visits and announces her wedding plans. Charley is sentenced to community service at the hospital and gets some helpful tips from Jack Trenton.
    • Overboard
      Overboard
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      12/12/92
      7.2
      A storm strands cruise passenger Charley adrift in a raft and he returns a different man. Carol and Patrick have a chance to work together, but she becomes jealous when he gets the job and she doesn't.
    • Barbara the Mom
      Barbara the Mom
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/13/90
      7.1
      Barbara fears she has no motherly instincts when babysitting her boyfriend's young kids. Carol volunteers at the zoo and finds that the pandas only mate when she is around. Harry is reluctant to let Laverne give him a flu shot. Charley attempts to write his autobiography.
    • Blame It on the Moon
      Blame It on the Moon
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      2/11/89
      7.1
      The Westons laugh when Charley says the full moon will bring love, but then realize he could be right. A rude doctor catches Harry's eye. Carol finds romance when a man returns run-away Dreyfuss (who in turn finds love in the man's female dog). A stake-out leads Barbara into the arms of a high-school boyfriend.moreless
    • More to Love
      More to Love
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      2/13/93
      7.0
      Emily is dating Carol's old school friend Danny, who compulsively jokes about his weight problem; Laverne is spending all her spare time on the phone gossiping with other nurses, but is aghast when another nurse accidentally hears her and Harry together in the supply closet and alerts the grapevine.
    • Dog Day Afternoon
      Dog Day Afternoon
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      2/6/93
      6.9
      A small investment in a mall makes Laverne especially bossy. Carol consults an animal psychologist for help when Dreyfuss ignores her after she yells at him.
    • Almost Like Being in Love
      Almost Like Being in Love
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      9/28/91
      6.9
      Harry's lust for his girlfriend sparks marital thoughts.
    • Two For the Road
      Two For the Road
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      4/10/93
      6.5
      Patrick and Emily drive back from New York together in his van. Meanwhile, Harry, who is home sick with the flu, must bear the brunt of Carol's certainty that something will happen between the two while on the road.
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