Growing Pains

Season 3 Episode 13

A Reason to Live

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Aired Unknown Dec 08, 1987 on ABC
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An emotionally troubled girl uses a school assignment with Mike and Boner as an excuse to seek help from Jason.

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Kellie Overbey

Kellie Overbey

Jill

Guest Star

Cristine Rose

Cristine Rose

Roseanne Flagg

Guest Star

Richard Roat

Richard Roat

Dr. Carl Reinhart

Guest Star

Andrew Koenig

Andrew Koenig

Richard "Boner" Stabone

Recurring Role

Lisa Capps

Lisa Capps

Debbie

Recurring Role

Rachel Jacobs

Rachel Jacobs

Shelley

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  • QUOTES (7)

    • Jill: Every time I get sent to Dewitt, the principal, Mike's usually there.

    • Mike: Boner's the one who dropped the entire bag of plaster in the kitchen.
      Boner: Maybe I wouldn't have dropped it if I'd had some help.
      Jill: (slaps him) You're beyond help.

    • Jason: (about Jill) What's the story about that girl?
      Carol: Well, she never talks to anyone, except to be nasty, and she's always getting into trouble, Dad. I mean, she spends more time in the principal's office than Mike. And worse, she—
      Shelley: She's not into clothes or make-up or anything that's important.

    • Carol: Dad, tell Debbie where you went to medical school.
      Debbie: You went to medical school?
      Carol: Well, of course he did.
      Debbie: Wow, I'm sorry, I thought you were just a psychiatrist.

    • Jason: It all began in my office, with a patient. it was last Wednesday. I was sitting in my off—
      Carl: Wait a minute! You have office hours on Wednesday?
      Jason: Shut up, Carl.

    • Jill: Mike said I should always talk to someone I could trust and confide in.
      Jason: That's my boy!

    • Jill: I talked to my father, and I told him what you suggested I say. I told him I do care about him and about how he feels. I said I knew it was a really tough time for him... that I respected how traumatic an ordeal this was for him to be going through.
      Jason: And what happened?
      Jill: He hugged me.

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