Growing Pains - Season 5

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Episode Guide

  • Where There's a Will
    5/2/90
    8.8
    A trip to an inherited mountain cabin gets Mike out of his indolence and reminds Jason of a time when his life was less structured.
  • Ben's Movie
    Ben's Movie
    Episode 25
    4/25/90
    9.2
    Ben casts a girl he likes as the lead in his home movie.
  • Weekend at Mike's
    Weekend at Mike's
    Episode 24
    4/4/90
    9.1
    With their house being fumigated and credit cards unusable due to a mixup, the Seavers cram into Mike's apartment for an uncomfortable night.
  • Mike the Director
    Mike the Director
    Episode 23
    3/21/90
    8.7
    In a moment of introspection as he prepares to graduate, Mike wrestles with self-doubt about his ability as a director.
  • Ben Cheats
    Ben Cheats
    Episode 22
    3/14/90
    8.6
    Desperate for a good grade on a biology test, Ben's friend Vito tempts him with a chance to cheat.
  • Future Shock (a.k.a. Maggie's Dream)
    2/21/90
    8.8
    Ben's continued misbehavior leads to a dream where Maggie envisions what life will be like when Chrissy inevitably becomes a teenager.
  • Carol in Jail
    Carol in Jail
    Episode 20
    2/14/90
    8.7
    Mike's unpaid tickets help get Carol arrested when she's pulled over while driving his jalopy.
  • Mike, the Teacher
    Mike, the Teacher
    Episode 19
    2/7/90
    8.8
    A flu epidemic leads to Mike taking a substitute teaching position at Dewey High, much to Mr. DeWitt's chagrin. Chrissy's repetition of a bad word upsets Jason and Maggie.
  • Mike, Kate and Julie
    1/31/90
    8.7
    While on a Valentine's Day dinner date with Kate, Mike runs into Julie at the restaurant. Meanwhile, Carol hosts a movie night for singles and Ben's manlier side agrees with Laura Lynn.
  • Jason vs. Maggie
    Jason vs. Maggie
    Episode 17
    1/24/90
    8.7
    Ben asks permission to get his ear pierced, which leads to a serious argument between his parents.
  • The Home Show
    The Home Show
    Episode 16
    1/17/90
    8.8
    The Seavers' reception to raise money for a free mental-health clinic spells disaster when they forget the date of the party and must scramble at the last minute for a caterer.
  • The Return of the Triangle
    1/10/90
    8.8
    Feeling his relationship with Kate is faltering, David asks Mike for help, unaware that he's the source of the trouble.
  • The Triangle
    The Triangle
    Episode 14
    1/3/90
    8.7
    Kissing Kate during rehearsal for a play—directed by her boyfriend—causes Mike and she to have feelings for each other.
  • Ben and Mike's Excellent Adventure
    12/13/89
    9.3
    Ben and Mike's last-minute trip for class assignment supplies turns into an evening of distractions including encounters with friends, their own parents, Principal Dewitt and two friendly girls.
  • Carol's Promotion
    Carol's Promotion
    Episode 12
    12/6/89
    8.7
    When she gets a promotion at work, Carol's consideration of putting off college doesn't go over well at home. Ben tries to wheedle permission to go to a ski party.
  • Five Grand
    Five Grand
    Episode 11
    11/29/89
    9.2
    Their grandparents give Mike, Carol, and Ben $5,000 each and Maggie and Jason are not pleased with the idea until they find out how their wonderful kids have spent it.
  • Paper Route
    Paper Route
    Episode 10
    11/22/89
    8.8
    Mike's farming out of his paper route to Ben starts a chain of people accepting the job for less and less.
  • The New Deal (2)
    The New Deal (2)
    Episode 9
    11/15/89
    9.0
    Jason turns down the offer to partner with a colleague, but resents doing it. Meanwhile, Maggie gets a promotion at Channel 19, but doesn't like the compromises her new bosses demand.
  • The New Deal (1)
    The New Deal (1)
    Episode 8
    11/8/89
    9.0
    Jason temporarily moves to a colleague's luxurious office as his home office is remodeled, while Maggie's workplace is in turmoil with mass firings. Meanwhile, Carol flirts with the carpenter.
  • Coughing Boy
    Coughing Boy
    Episode 7
    11/1/89
    8.7
    Mike is excited and everyone is proud when he gets his first bit role in a TV show, but is left disappointed by the end result.
  • Carol's Papers
    Carol's Papers
    Episode 6
    10/25/89
    9.0
    An angry Jason confronts Ben and Mike, who give conflicting versions of how Ben came to sell Carol's old term papers to students at Dewey High -- and to date a seductive 18-year-old.
  • Teach Me
    Teach Me
    Episode 5
    10/18/89
    8.9
    Fed up with her parents' attempts to set her up with dates, a still-grieving Carol asks an older co-worker to pose as her boyfriend at her grandparents' party.
  • Fish Bait
    Fish Bait
    Episode 4
    10/11/89
    8.9
    Mike enrolls in an acting class thinking it will be a cakewalk, but soon finds that he's poorly prepared and his classmates have serious aspirations.
  • Carol Meets the Real World
    10/4/89
    8.5
    When Carol's enrollment to Columbia University is deferred three months, Jason suggests she get a temporary job to get a taste of real life.
  • Mike and Julie's Wedding
    9/27/89
    9.1
    Suffering from pre-wedding jitters, Mike asks everyone he knows about how he can be sure marriage is right.
  • Anger With Love
    Anger With Love
    Episode 1
    9/20/89
    8.9
    Maggie opposes Mike and Julie's wedding plans.
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