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ABC (ended 1989)

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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • RH-1
      RH-1
      Episode 1
      7/7/75
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      This is the first episode and we meet the Ryans, Frank the oldest son is running for City Council, he falls down a flight of stairs. His wife Dee was almost run over by a taxi. Mary Ryan meets Jack Fenelli a reporter who wants to interview her about Frank's campaign.moreless
    • RH-516
      RH-516
      Episode 1
      7/4/77
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      Faith is afraid of everyone except her father. Kenneth is waiting for the perfect moment to make his move. Sam considers giving Reenie Mary's position and promoting Mary.

    • RH-2
      RH-2
      Episode 2
      7/8/75
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      Jack is suspicious that Frank is involved with Nick Szabo a local mobster. In an effort to convince him her brother is clean Mary introduces Jack to Bob Reid, Frank's police partner. Pat tries to discourage Bucky from going after Faith romanitcally.
    • RH-3
      RH-3
      Episode 3
      7/9/75
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      Jack still isn't sure he believes Mary about Frank just wanting to give back to the community. They continue their interview while walking around New York. Bucky's Aunt Nell plans on getting a job at the hospital. Pat finds out about Frank's accident, and goes to see Roger who is running tests. A nurse finds an envelope with money in Frank's pocket.moreless
    • RH-4
      RH-4
      Episode 4
      7/10/75
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      Faith goes to the bar to tell Johnny and Maeve about Frank. Maeve and Johnny want to tell the family about Frank but they don't know where Mary is. Mary is still on her interview with Jack. Father McShane goes to the hospital to administer last rites to Frank. Nell talks to Bucky about her marital problems.moreless
    • RH-5
      RH-5
      Episode 5
      7/11/75
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      Jack tries to seduce Mary when they go back to his house to get some dry clothes, but get interrupted by news of Frank's accident. Pat tries to convince Delia to go visit Frank at the hospital. Seneca calls Nell only to find out she's leaving him. Nell also agrees not to let anyone know that Bucky is her nephew.moreless
    • RH-6
      RH-6
      Episode 6
      7/14/75
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      Ed Coleridge operates on Frank with son Roger assisting. Mary tells Jack about growing up with Frank. Bob tells Mary that the $6,500 found in Frank's wallet is now missing.
    • RH-7
      RH-7
      Episode 7
      7/15/75
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      Jill goes to the hospital to see Frank when she finds out about his accident. She can't help remembering their times together. Delia asks Pat if he thinks Frank will ever wake up. Jack is there to comfort Mary.
    • RH-8
      RH-8
      Episode 8
      7/16/75
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      While investigating Frank's accident Bobby Reid finds out that Frank had a meeting with Nick Szabo. Ed Coleridge tells Nell that the hospital doesn't have the money in the budget to hire her. Nell doesn't take that sitting down, and uses the fact that her family has given a lot of money to Riverside. Roger meets with Nick, now that his debt is paid off, his credit is good again. Bobby questions Roger about the money.

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    • RH-9
      RH-9
      Episode 9
      7/17/75
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      When Pat suggests that Mary put Frank's campaign on hold for a few days, Mary explodes. Ed is outraged when Marshall insists that he offer Nell a position. Bob questions Nick Szabo. Ed offers Nell a job, but admits that he hopes it won't meet her expectations and that she'll use her connections to find another position elsewhere. Nell is infuriated and asks that Ed spare her his moral lectures and let her get on with her work.moreless
    • RH-10
      RH-10
      Episode 10
      7/18/75
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      Faith overhears Nell complaining to Bucky about Ed Coleridge. Jill and Maeve take comfort in each other as they discuss their worries about Frank. Jill claims that she doesn't know why Frank's accident has hit her so hard. Bucky makes dinner for Faith on his houseboat. Delia takes pleasure in Jill's discomfort when Delia speaks of the love she and her husband share. Nell returns to her hotel room to find Seneca there.moreless
    • RH-11
      RH-11
      Episode 11
      7/21/75
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      An angry Seneca learns why Nell has left him. Johnny seeks reassurance from Ed that Frank will be his old self again - but does not get it. Faith confides in Bucky that she became a doctor to earn her father's approval and to annoy her brother. Nell makes it clear to Seneca that her future does not include him and asks him to leave. Ed admits to Faith that he is concerned about Frank. Unnoticed by anyone, Frank's eyelids flicker.moreless
    • RH-12
      RH-12
      Episode 12
      7/22/75
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      Roger is impressed with Nell as he gives her a tour of the facilities. Bucky attempts to divert Pat's concern for his brother by asking for advice about Faith. Just as Roger and Nell begin to get close, Seneca shows up. Nell makes introductions. Seneca makes a last effort at reconciliation, but Nell says there is nothing he can do to change her mind. Ed finds Nell crying after she has said her final goodbyes to Seneca.moreless
    • RH-13
      RH-13
      Episode 13
      7/23/75
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      Roger tells Mary and Delia that Frank's color is looking better, but Delia takes a negative attitude. Mary and Delia exchange words, and Delia leaves. Bucky leaves flowers for Faith. Ramona admits to Jack that Frank met with Nick Szabo on the afternoon of his accident. Bob comforts Delia as she tells him that Frank makes her a better person. When a reporter arrives at the hospital inquiring about Frank, Jack tells the reporter that he's on the story and to stay out of his way.moreless
    • RH-14
      RH-14
      Episode 14
      7/24/75
      0.0
      When Faith gets her flowers from Bucky, she tells him that he has misunderstood her intentions, and that she only wants to be friends. Bucky tells Faith that her honesty has only made him like her more. Delia tells Maeve that Mary is mad at her, and Maeve asks Mary to apologize for the sake of family harmony. Mary's apology inspires a small smile of satisfaction from Delia. Jill visits Frank and flashes back to a time when they were planning a future together. As Jill watches Frank, he murmurs Delia's name.moreless
    • RH-15
      RH-15
      Episode 15
      7/25/75
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      Jill reacts to Frank's calling for Delia, and sends the nurse for her father. Nell and Bucky comfort each other over their problems with Seneca and Faith. Ed examines Frank, only to have Frank slip under again. Nell reviews Frank's first set of x-rays and indicates to Ed that she doubts the possibility of a favorable outcome for Frank. Frank recognizes Mary and says, "Push?"moreless
    • RH-16
      RH-16
      Episode 16
      7/28/75
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      Frank repeats the word "pushed" to Mary, but then lapses again into unconsciousness. Ed warns Mary that she shouldn't get too optimistic, but seems more hopeful. Jill talks to Ed about their family compared to the Ryans. Mary tells Bob what Frank said to her and he asks her not to tell anyone else. After Nell hangs up on a call with Seneca, Ed tries to comfort her and asks her to dinner. Nell refuses, explaining that she has things to take care of that evening. Mary tells Johnny, Maeve and Delia that Frank said her name, and Delia presses to know if he said anything else.moreless
    • RH-17
      RH-17
      Episode 17
      7/29/75
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      Jill tells Delia that Frank murmured something else to Mary, but that she is unsure what he said. Delia seems pleased when Jill leaves upset after Delia talks about her love for her husband. Bucky is ecstatic when Faith gives him a picture of a sailing ship. Jack asks Nick about his relationship with Frank. Bob walks in during Jack's questioning and asks him outside to tell him that if he does anything to upset the Ryan family, he'll take him apart. Bucky asks Faith to dinner and she accepts. After Bob questions Delia, she tells Pat that she thinks Bob believes what happened to Frank wasn't an accident.moreless
    • RH-18
      RH-18
      Episode 18
      7/30/75
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      Nell tells Ed that Frank's x-rays indicate early pneumonia in both lungs, and that she will do more x-rays the next morning. When Bucky starts to make more plans for Faith and him, she tells him that he is moving to fast, and that she just wants to be friends. After Ed talks to Pat about Frank's condition, Pat has a flashback to a moment when Frank cheered him up about his pre-med classes. Ed walks in at the end of Clem and Nell having an argument. Clem tells Ed that if Nell isn't straightened out, that the neurology department will suffer. Faith worries that there is something wrong with her because she doesn't have stronger feelings for Bucky.moreless
    • RH-19
      RH-19
      Episode 19
      7/31/75
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      Mary warms to Jack and decides that she can trust him. She tells him that Frank said, "push" to her. Bob is upset to see Mary with Jack again. When she tells Bob that she confided in Jack, he angrily tells her that it was a stupid thing to do. After Nell has a run in with Ramona, she complains to Ed. Ed tells Nell that he can no longer accept her disrupting his staff. Nell comes back to Ed's office later with bad news about Frank's x-rays.moreless
    • RH-20
      RH-20
      Episode 20
      8/1/75
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      Delia questions Mary about Frank's murmurs, and Mary tells her that she isn't sure what he said, because he wasn't making much sense. Mary tells Pat that Frank said, "pushed," but that they can't tell anyone, including Delia and their parents. Ed shares the bad news with Faith that Frank definitely has pneumonia in both lungs, and that it's developing rapidly. He admits that he doesn't think Frank will live. When Maeve and Johnny encounter a happy Delia, they get optimistic about Frank. After Ed tells Pat about Frank's condition, Pat goes to the pub and tells his family.moreless
    • RH-21
      RH-21
      Episode 21
      8/4/75
      8.0
      Mary slaps Delia in disgust after Delia goes hysterical at the possibility that Frank might live, though he will probably be paralyzed. Delia, angry with Mary, tells her that Frank wouldn't want to live that way. Mary, however, insists that Frank will live without paralyisis. Mary then remembers Frank telling her how good Delia is for him. Mary then apologizes to Delia. When Nell asks Bucky out to dinner, Bucky tells her that he can't, as he has a date with Faith. However, Bucky is disappointed when he finds out that he won't be going to dinner with Faith due to a schedule change at work, making him work all night. Roger then asks Nell out to dinner, and she accepts.moreless
    • RH-22
      RH-22
      Episode 22
      8/5/75
      0.0
      Maeve and Johnny hold on to the diminishing hope that Frank will survive. Maeve has memories of Frank buying her linoleum for her kitchen floor when he had been accepted into law school. Roger and Nell go to the Ryan's bar, and Johnny and Nell are introduced for the first time. Roger and Nell discuss the Ryan family, and while Nell doesn't go into much detail about herself, she admits to Roger that Seneca is back in town. When Roger escorts Nell home after their date, he attempts to stay, but Nell sends him on his way. Afterwards, Nell recieves a call from Seneca, as Seneca tells Nell that he wants her back. Nell listens to him, but afterwards, still believes she made the right decision in leaving him.moreless
    • RH-23
      RH-23
      Episode 23
      8/6/75
      0.0
      Jack questions Jill on information of Frank and his past, and when Jill isn't telling him everything, Jack realizes it. he accuses her of telling him less than she knows, and then storms out. Jill is left alone, and remembers when Frank broke through her walls. Bucky and Faith continue drinking heavily whilst on the boat, and Bucky drunkenly confides in her that he hopes that they have a future. Faith then falls asleep, and Bucky tries to wake her up, but has no success, causing him to worriedly and desperately call Roger to ask if Faith is having some sort of allergic reaction. As Jill stays by Frank's side, Roger comforts her, and Jill realizes that Roger knows more than he is telling.moreless
    • RH-24
      RH-24
      Episode 24
      8/7/75
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    • RH-25
      RH-25
      Episode 25
      8/8/75
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      Delia apologizes to Mary, and presents her with a bottle of cologne, which Mary accepts. Delia then proceeds to try and press Pat for information on Bob's investigation. Jack and Mary go out, and Mary indirectly persuades Jack to open up to her. Faith wakes up from her drunken slumber very angry with Bucky, thinking that he got her drunk to seduce her. Mary bolts for the hospital after she gets an intuitive feeling that Frank needs her. Pat enter's Frank's hospital room and finds him struggling to breathe.moreless
    • RH-26
      RH-26
      Episode 26
      8/11/75
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      Pat is terrified of Frank's rapidly deteriorating condition, and Jack and Mary quickly arrive at Frank's bedroom. Roger admits to Jill that he knows about her relationship with Frank, and when Jill demands to know how he found out, he tells her that he could easily read it in her face. However, he assures her that he will keep it a secret. Jack is surprised when Mary reveals that she instinctively knew that something was wrong with Frank. This causes him to see the pain that she's going through, and asks her if he can take her home and make love to her. Although Mary is flattered, she refuses, saying that it isn't appropriate with Frank's condition. Roger jokingly teases Faith about her night with Bucky, causing Faith to tear into Roger and to go to bed angry.moreless
    • RH-27
      RH-27
      Episode 27
      8/12/75
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    • RH-28
      RH-28
      Episode 28
      8/13/75
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      RH-29
      Episode 29
      8/14/75
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      RH-30
      Episode 30
      8/15/75
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      RH-31
      Episode 31
      8/18/75
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      RH-32
      Episode 32
      8/19/75
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      RH-33
      Episode 33
      8/20/75
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      RH-34
      Episode 34
      8/21/75
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      RH-35
      Episode 35
      8/22/75
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      RH-36
      Episode 36
      8/25/75
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      RH-37
      Episode 37
      8/26/75
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      RH-38
      Episode 38
      8/27/75
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      RH-39
      Episode 39
      8/28/75
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      RH-40
      Episode 40
      8/29/75
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      RH-41
      Episode 41
      9/1/75
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      RH-42
      Episode 42
      9/2/75
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      RH-43
      Episode 43
      9/3/75
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      RH-44
      Episode 44
      9/4/75
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      RH-45
      Episode 45
      9/5/75
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      RH-46
      Episode 46
      9/8/75
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      RH-47
      Episode 47
      9/9/75
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      RH-48
      Episode 48
      9/10/75
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      RH-49
      Episode 49
      9/11/75
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      RH-50
      Episode 50
      9/12/75
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      RH-51
      Episode 51
      9/15/75
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      RH-52
      Episode 52
      9/16/75
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      RH-53
      Episode 53
      9/17/75
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      RH-54
      Episode 54
      9/18/75
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      RH-55
      Episode 55
      9/19/75
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      RH-56
      Episode 56
      9/22/75
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      RH-57
      Episode 57
      9/23/75
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      RH-58
      Episode 58
      9/24/75
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      Episode 59
      9/25/75
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      RH-60
      Episode 60
      9/26/75
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      RH-61
      Episode 61
      9/29/75
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      Episode 62
      9/30/75
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      Episode 63
      10/1/75
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      Episode 64
      10/2/75
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      Episode 65
      10/3/75
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      Episode 66
      10/6/75
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      Episode 67
      10/7/75
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      RH-68
      Episode 68
      10/8/75
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      RH-69
      Episode 69
      10/9/75
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      RH-70
      Episode 70
      10/10/75
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      Episode 71
      10/13/75
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      RH-72
      Episode 72
      10/14/75
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      RH-73
      Episode 73
      10/15/75
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      Episode 74
      10/16/75
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      Episode 75
      10/17/75
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      Episode 76
      10/20/75
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      RH-77
      Episode 77
      10/21/75
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      RH-78
      Episode 78
      10/22/75
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      Episode 79
      10/23/75
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      Episode 80
      10/24/75
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      Episode 81
      10/27/75
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      Episode 82
      10/28/75
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      Episode 83
      10/29/75
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      Episode 84
      10/30/75
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      Episode 85
      10/31/75
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      Episode 86
      11/3/75
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      Episode 87
      11/4/75
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      Episode 88
      11/5/75
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      Episode 89
      11/6/75
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      Episode 90
      11/7/75
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      Episode 91
      11/10/75
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      Episode 92
      11/11/75
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      Episode 93
      11/12/75
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      Episode 94
      11/13/75
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      Episode 95
      11/14/75
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      Episode 96
      11/17/75
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      Episode 97
      11/18/75
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      Episode 98
      11/19/75
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      Episode 99
      11/20/75
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      Episode 100
      11/21/75
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      Episode 101
      11/21/75
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      Episode 102
      11/22/75
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      Episode 103
      11/26/75
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      Episode 104
      11/27/75
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      Episode 105
      11/28/75
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      Episode 106
      12/1/75
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      12/3/75
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      12/4/75
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      12/5/75
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      Episode 110
      12/8/75
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      Episode 111
      12/9/75
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      12/10/75
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      Episode 113
      12/11/75
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      12/15/75
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      12/16/75
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      12/17/75
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      12/18/75
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      Episode 119
      12/19/75
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      12/22/75
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      12/23/75
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      Episode 122
      12/24/75
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      12/25/75
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      Episode 124
      12/26/75
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      Episode 125
      12/29/75
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      12/30/75
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      12/31/75
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