Family Affair - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • The Butler Method
    The Butler Method
    Episode 30
    5/15/67
    6.6
    Cissy has trouble finding a date for the Sadie Hawkins dance, and asks a boy who throws her a curve because of a broken leg. Thinking that he is lying, she feels miserable. Bill suggests that an actor friend of his who is visiting escort her to the dance, but Cissy turns him down. Then, Cissy sees that Virgil really does has a broken leg, and she is happy that he didn't lie to her.moreless
  • The Award
    The Award
    Episode 29
    5/1/67
    7.1
    Buffy and Jody want to make an award for Bill for being the best uncle, but they fall allergic to the clay they are making the award with. Bill thinks that the allergies are caused by irregular parenting, but the doctor states that they are allergic to modeling clay.
  • What Did You Do In The West, Uncle?
    4/17/67
    5.9
    Bill takes the twins to the rodeo where he meets his old friend Gabe, whom he invites to stay with them. The twins are mesmerized at the thought of meeting a real live cowboy, and Gabe takes them under his wing. Of course, Bill thinks that they like Gabe more than they like him. But the twins tell him that Bill will always come first in their lives.moreless
  • The Prize
    The Prize
    Episode 27
    4/10/67
    5.8
    The twins win a baby lamb in a cereal contest, which is not a good thing if your neighbors are trying to sleep.
  • All Nephews Are Created Equal
    3/27/67
    5.5
    Mr. French gets a visit from his nephew David. French is shocked when David announces that he wants to become a dentist, but the final straw comes when he goes out with Cissy.
  • The Way it Was
    The Way it Was
    Episode 25
    3/20/67
    6.6
    Bill sends the kids away for a week-long trip at camp because they are driving him up the wall. He then starts to miss them when he goes back to his bachelor life.
  • Everybody Needs Somebody
    3/13/67
    6.1
    Buffy and Jody play matchmaker for Mr. French, but he thinks that they do not want him around because he punished them so severely.
  • The Mother Tongue
    The Mother Tongue
    Episode 23
    2/27/67
    6.5
    Buffy and Jody meets a new girl named Marilyn, who is the daughter of a Chinese diplomat and speaks no English. Mr. French tries to work out his Cantonese and unknowingly insults her.
  • Ballerina Buffy
    Ballerina Buffy
    Episode 22
    2/20/67
    7.2
    Buffy gets chosen for a lead in a ballet, which is totally annoying for a mother whose little girl, Melissa, was passed over for a complete stranger. She has reason to suspect foul play when the casting director is Bill's old girlfriend Margo, but she knew nothing about Bill's children until after she had cast the roles. Then Margo tells Buffy that she will be a big success and travel all over the world. Buffy gets the idea that it means right away, so she botches up her role in the production so that she will not be separated from her new family.moreless
  • Once in Love With Buffy
    2/13/67
    7.5
    Aunt Fran's back and she wants the kids to come back with her. She believes that Bill will not be a suitable person for the kids. Of course, Fran thinks that this fact is confirmed when Buffy thinks that Bill doesn't want them there. When the family gets ready to leave, Buffy sees the light and changes her mind.moreless
  • A Helping Hand
    A Helping Hand
    Episode 20
    2/6/67
    6.6
    A lesson to be learned in this episode: Helping people is good, but it only goes but so far. The family learns this the hard way. Mr. French helps out a maid who is very bad with housekeeping by covering up her mistakes, and this charade goes on until she is hired by a guest who is throwing a party. Eventually, she gets fired and she gets on Mr. French. Bill does the same thing when he takes over the twins' school project, and he gets credit. Cissy tells them all about how important it is to get involved in the family because they had none when they were in Terre Haute.moreless
  • Fancy Free
    Fancy Free
    Episode 19
    1/30/67
    5.5
    Buffy and Jody are placed in a fast-learning portion of their grade, but Bill is spending his time with a woman who doesn't like to be tied down and is encouraging Bill to not let the kids tie him down. The twins get a friendly window-washer to help them with their work, but a note from the school to Bill makes him see that the children are more important than a hot date.moreless
  • One For the Little Boy
    1/23/67
    7.4
    Bill plans to do some serious bonding with Jody by taking him on a business trip, but Murphy's Law plagues the trip. But Jody states that just being with Bill is exciting enough.
  • All Around The Town
    All Around The Town
    Episode 17
    1/16/67
    5.7
    Bill and the whole family are seeing the Gaynors off on their cruise. Buffy and Jody think that Bill is having dinner with them, but when they find out the thuth, they are left on the dock by themselves. Mrs. Gaynor sees them and calls Bill, but Buffy and Jody run off in the city to find the owner of some money they found on the dock.moreless
  • That Was the Dinner That Wasn't
    1/9/67
    6.1
    Cissy is disheartened because she will be left out of a mother-daughter event at school, and she doesn't tell Bill what is wrong with her.
  • Hard Hat Jody
    Hard Hat Jody
    Episode 15
    1/2/67
    5.8
    Jody's allusion about being a constuction worker leads him to "gaining" a job with a constuction worker who Bill is trying to get a job with.
  • Think Deep
    Think Deep
    Episode 14
    12/26/66
    6.4
    Cissy worships a teacher named Julian Hill and spouts his theories all through the household. Bill invites the teacher to dinner and Cissy sees that he is not the man that she worships so dearly when he goes off on Buffy and Jody for an innocent spill.
  • Crushed
    Crushed
    Episode 13
    3/13/03
    0.0
  • The Thursday Man
    The Thursday Man
    Episode 13
    12/12/66
    7.5
    Cissy learns a lesson in snooping when she is to do a paper on Mr. French and finds a shocking secret about him.
  • Miss Turnstiles
    Miss Turnstiles
    Episode 12
    3/6/03
    0.0
  • Love Me, Love Me Not
    12/5/66
    6.6
    When Jody sees a friend getting spanked by his father, his father tells him that he punishes him out of love. With that knowledge, Jody takes it upon himself to earn a spanking from Uncle Bill to see if he loves him enough to enforce physical punishment.
  • Sissy's Big Fat Moroccan First Date
  • Take Two Aspirin
    Take Two Aspirin
    Episode 11
    11/28/66
    6.3
    Bill gets a chance to work with a friend in Mexico on a job, but his trip is cut short when Mr. French comes down with the flu and difficultt in keeping touch with the family.
  • Holiday Fever
    Holiday Fever
    Episode 10
    12/5/02
    0.0
  • Beware: The Other Woman
    11/21/66
    6.3
    When an old flame steps back into Bill's life, the children think that he will get married and send them back to Indiana.
  • I Know What You Did Last Sunday
  • A Matter for Experts
    11/14/66
    7.8
    Buffy and Jody have been spending a lot a time with each other at school, and it is a major concern for the vice principal and a child psychologist who states that Buffy and Jody need to make friends and join in with other children.
  • The Room Parent
    The Room Parent
    Episode 8
    11/7/02
    0.0
  • Who's Afraid of Nural Shpeni?
    11/7/66
    4.6
    Mr. French gets Lebanese cooking lessons from a Middle Eastern restaurant owner named Nural Shpeni, and her family forces Mr. French to marry her, whether he wants to or not.
  • Nightmare on 71st Street
  • Mrs. Beasley, Where are You?
    10/24/66
    7.5
    Buffy's doll, Mrs. Beasley, gets knocked out of the apartment window by accident and Buffy goes up at arms about the whole thing. She fnds out that a little girl owns a doll that looks just like her lost Mrs. Beasley, and realizes that it is not her doll. Suddenly, the real Mrs. Beasley doll is found in a trash bin.moreless
  • No Small Parts
    No Small Parts
    Episode 6
    10/17/02
    0.0
  • Room With a Viewpoint
    10/17/66
    6.6
    Buffy doesn't like the new changes in her and Cissy's bedroom and refuses to ever step foot in it.
  • Ballroom Blitz
    Ballroom Blitz
    Episode 5
    10/10/02
    0.0
  • Marmalade
    Marmalade
    Episode 5
    10/10/66
    5.8
    Mr. French is chosen for an ad for marmalade and is a huge promotion success, until he tastes the marmalade that he is hawking.
  • Skivvies
    Skivvies
    Episode 4
    10/3/02
    0.0
  • The Matter of School
    10/3/66
    7.4
    Cissy wants to go to a public school, but she overhears Bill considering to send her to a boarding school and thinks that Bill doesn't want her home. Cissy goes to Bryerfield and Bill promises her an evening on the town when she comes home for the weekend. Bill unknowingly breaks his promise and Buffy and Jody hitch to Connecticut to see her. Bill then notices his error and brings Cissy home.moreless
  • The Gift Horse
    The Gift Horse
    Episode 3
    9/26/66
    6.0
    Buffy and Jody decide to give Bill a great gift- a horse!
  • French Lessons
    French Lessons
    Episode 2
    9/19/02
    0.0
  • Jody and Cissy
    Jody and Cissy
    Episode 2
    9/19/66
    7.1
    Cissy joins the family and Mr. French decides he does not want to be a Nanny. Mr. French changes his mind after Buffy puts her doll in his suitcase and decides to stay after all.
  • Pilot
    Pilot
    Episode 1
    9/12/02
    0.0
  • Buffy
    Buffy
    Episode 1
    9/12/66
    7.5
    The excellent family series begins when Bill Davis, a fantastic construction engineer, unexpectedly adopts Buffy, who along with Jody and Cissy, have lost their parents in an accident. Buffy comes first and at first, Bill doesn't think that he can take of her and wants to send her back to Terre Haute. Buffy gets the feeling that Bill doesn't like her and runs off to hide in the basement. Bill tells her that he loves her and wants her to stay. In the end, when Bill gets ready to leave for a trip, Jody and Cissy come to be with Buffy.moreless
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