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Season 8 Episode 19

Boy About the House

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Aired Unknown Feb 28, 1987 on NBC
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Boy About the House
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Beverly is sick of seeing Andy shuttled from one foster home to another, so she offers to adopt him.

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  • Very touching episode!

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    I can honestly say this is one of my favorite episodes of the show. When Beverly Ann was married to Frank, she never had kids with him. She has always wanted to be a mother. Andy's foster parents were splitting up and he was pessimistic about being adopted since he wasn't a baby. Andy thought he would be sent back to the orphanage again. But since Beverly Ann couldn't bear to see him suffer again, she decides to accomplish her wish of being a mother and adopt Andy once and for all. The scene when she told Andy that brought tears to my eyes. After Andy was adopted, he not only gained a great mom, he got a wonderful Aunt Edna and Uncle Bruce, and two cousins, Raymond and Alex, and he had the four girls, and later Pippa. A wonderful, tight knit, and loving family right there.moreless
Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman

Beverly Ann Stickle (1986-1988)

Lisa Whelchel

Lisa Whelchel

Blair Warner

Kim Fields

Kim Fields

Dorothy "Tootie" Ramsey

Mindy Cohn

Mindy Cohn

Natalie Green

Nancy McKeon

Nancy McKeon

Joanne "Jo" Polniaczek (1980-1988)

Mackenzie Astin

Mackenzie Astin

Andy Moffet (1985-1988)

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