Square Pegs

CBS (ended 1983)


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Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • The Arrangement
      Episode 20
      Vinnie needs Patty to help him study for a big math test. If he doesn't pass it he can't have the party he wants to throw to celebrate his 6-month anniversary with Jennifer. By helping Vinnie, Patty and Lauren think the popular kids at school will finally accept them.
    • No Joy in Weemawee
      Episode 19
      The Weemawee Braves are holding baseball tryouts when star pitcher Vinnie harasses Johnny until he finally has had enough and takes a turn at bat. Johnny hits three consecutive pitches for home runs and immediately makes the team. Coach Donovan is beside himself since his school has not won a single baseball game since 1955.moreless
    • No Substitutions
      Episode 18
      Mr. McNulty is a substitute teacher that fills in for Ms. Loomis while she is in Reno for a teacher conference. Mr. McNulty sets the kids up with mock marriages to teach them about life and he quickly becomes their favorite teacher. The kids end up learning a life lesson, just not the one that was planned.moreless
    • 2/5/83
      Mr. Donovan's job is in jeopardy because the school board has discovered he is living with a woman.
    • 1/31/83
      When Mr. Stepanowicz starts his new job as the school janitor, Lauren dreams of becoming Mrs. Stepanowicz. Patty tries to talk some sense into her friend but it looks like Lauren needs to learn the hard way.
    • It's Academical
      Episode 15
      The kids are excited when Dan Vermillion, host of channel 124's quiz show It's Academical, announces that Weemawee High School has just been selected to compete. This will be a big competing since they will face their arch-rivals Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Tech. Patty is selected along with Muffy and Larry Simpson since they have the three highest grade point averages. Patty sees this as another chance to gain popularity and maybe Larry as a boyfriend.moreless
    • Merry Pranksters
      Episode 14
      To gain popularity Patty and Lauren become expert pranksters. The joke is on them when someone else gets credit for their stunts.
    • 12/27/82
      Patty thinks that wearing glasses is the cause of her problems and therefore decides to stop wearing them.
    • Patty and Lauren face the prospect of a bleak holiday season--and no New Year's party at Vinnie's--unless Patty can resolve her relationship with her estranged father. "Leave It to Beaver" star Tony Dow makes a rare guest-starring appearance as Patty's father in the second episode of a two-part "Square Pegs."
    • A Child's Christmas in Weemawee (Part 2)
      Patty wants to patch things up with her dad in time to still attend the all-important Weemawee Christmas party.
    • A Child's Christmas in Weemawee (Part 1)
      Patty's in a quandary: should she spend Christmas in an isolated cabin with her divorced father, or the way she'd prefer - with her friends at school?
    • During the holidays, Patty's estranged father decides that they should spend more time together - which threatens to ruin the girls' holiday party plans.
    • Hardly Working
      Episode 10
      Like, Jennifer does, you know, the uncoolest thing possible - she, like, gets a job.
    • 11/29/82
      When she leaves them off her guest list, Lauren and Patty scheme to get invited to Muffy's bat mitzvah party.
    • Open 24 Hours
      Episode 8
      Marshall becomes Johnny's manager and books his band, a band no one's ever seen, for the gala opening of a supermarket deli counter.
    • Weemaweegate
      Episode 7
      Trouble is brewing on tonight's episode of Square Pegs. Vinnie is attempting to become the school mascot but keeps running into problems. School newspaper reporters Patty and Lauren decide to investigate the strange happenings. The clues quickly point to Marshall, but is he being set up?
    • 11/8/82
      Hopelessly in love with Lauren, Marshall takes an opportunity with the science fair to build a "love detector" in this installment of Square Pegs. His project backfires on him. It also causes problems for happy couples by making other love matches for them.
    • Halloween XII
      Episode 5
      The Weemawee High School Halloween dance gets canceled when Muffy spends the entire budget on unnecessary decorations. She feels so guilty that she begs Ms. Loomis to have a slumber party for the girls. Patty and Lauren see this as an opportunity to join in with the popular girls. The girls become scared when they hear noises outside only to discover that it's Vinnie, Johnny and Marshall. They all calm down until they think they see a dark monster-like figure moving towards the door.moreless
    • Square Pigskins
      Episode 4
      Lauren talks Patty into joining the Weemawee girls football team - coached by a gung-ho army vet and a women's libber who bristles at the slightest slight.
    • Pac Man Fever
      Episode 3
      Marshall loses his comic touch when he becomes "possessed" by a video game. His only hope for salvation: exorcism by the cleric of comedy, Father Guido Sarducci.
    • A Cafeteria Line
      Episode 2
      The romantic leads in the school musical lead to romance for Patty and Vinnie.
    • Pilot
      Episode 1
      Freshman Patty gets the chance to "click with the right clique" when she attracts the attention of a handsome senior.