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CBS (ended 1994)

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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • A Day in the Life of Wood Newton
      On his birthday/wedding anniversary, an innocent Wood is photographed with a stripper; and Prosecuting Attorney candidate Ava discovers she's pregnant despite Wood's vasectomy.
    • There Once Was A Boy Named Wood
      9/28/90
      8.5
      Frieda babysits, and fills in for Evan on poker night when he has a date with Miss Beausoleil.
    • Whatever Happened to Clutch Newton?
      On seeing an old game film, Wood discovers his most celebrated high school touchdown catch was actually out of bounds.
    • Sadie Hawkins Dance
      10/16/90
      9.0
      During Sadie Hawkins week, the football team begins a seven-day series of pranks on Coach Newton.
    • Fast Women
      Fast Women
      Episode 5
      10/29/90
      9.1
      Ava asks Wood to talk with both their son, Taylor, and her father about their choice in dates.
    • The Moustache Show
      10/2/90
      9.1
      Ava's high-school flame visits; Will shaves off half of Wood's moustache.
    • All for Charity
      All for Charity
      Episode 7
      11/9/90
      8.8
      Hoping to win Wood's favour, Herman, at a fundraiser, bids for and wins a weekend with Wood and his family.
    • Something to Hold Onto
      11/19/90
      8.5
      Wood and the rest of town tutor the football players in algebra so they won't fail their classes and be barred from a big game.
    • Mr. Mom
      Mr. Mom
      Episode 9
      11/26/90
      8.9
      With Ava's prosecutorial work taking her away from her household duties, a miserable Wood has to take up the slack.
    • Hooray for Wood
      Hooray for Wood
      Episode 10
      12/10/90
      8.9
      Wood gets a bit part when a movie company and its temperamental star arrive to shoot a Civil War mini-series.
    • The Wood Who Stole Christmas
      12/17/90
      7.9
      Tired of his kids' materialism, Wood gives their presents to a needy family.
    • Wood and Ava and Gil and Madeline
      Wood and Ava are asked to dinner by a married couple—who turn out to be swingers into spouse-swapping.
    • Wood's Thirtieth Reunion
      1/21/91
      8.3
      At his 30-year high school reunion, Wood hooks up with two old pals and one old flame.
    • Vote Early and Vote Often
      1/28/91
      8.1
      Wood and Ava recall how friends rallied to help her get elected Prosecuting Attorney over her opponent Jim Guy Puckett.
    • Chip Off the Old Brick
      2/4/91
      8.9
      Herman's big, blustery father comes to visit, but talks football with Wood and chases after Frieda more than he sees his son.
    • The Trials of Wood Newton
      2/11/91
      8.3
      Wood must testify against Evan, who's being defended by his daughter Ava.
    • Into the Woods
      Into the Woods
      Episode 17
      2/18/91
      7.5
      On Wood's annual deer-hunting trip, a local legend deer drops dead in front of his cabin—outside official hunting grounds.
    • Nothing to Fear But Harvey Lujack
      2/21/91
      8.0
      A convict who'd threatened prosecutor Ava when she had him put away escapes and heads toward town.
    • Gambler Anonymous
      Gambler Anonymous
      Episode 19
      3/4/91
      9.1
      Wood tries to keep secret the presence of his guest: old acquaintance country-music singer Kenny Rogers.
    • Sex Education
      Sex Education
      Episode 20
      3/24/91
      8.6
      An in-over-his-head Herman substitute teaches a class in sex education, and calls in "expert" Wood.
    • I am Wood, Hear Me Roar
      4/1/91
      7.3
      Two female students attempt to join the football team.
    • Herman and Margaret Sitting in a Tree
      Herman's relationship with Margaret hits a snag when she refuses to be seen with Herman on a formal "date".
    • Far from the Madden Crowd
      4/29/91
      8.5
      Ava goes into labor the night of the Booster Club Sports banquest, to which Wood has invited his football archrival Terry Bradshaw.
    • The Baby Show
      The Baby Show
      Episode 24
      5/6/91
      8.6
      Ava rides in the back of Ponder's catering truck on a chaotic ride to the hospital.
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4