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Episode Guide

    • The Guest
      The Guest
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/6/65
      9.6
      When Richard's parents go out of town, Patty invites him to stay at the Lane house, but his personality and living style clashes with everyone else's.
    • The Working Girl
      The Working Girl
      Season 1 - Episode 36
      5/13/64
      9.5
      Patty gets a job at the local ice cream parlor. The job proves to be more than Patty can handle.
    • Too Young and Foolish to Go Steady
      Too Young and Foolish to Go Steady
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      2/16/66
      9.5
      The Captain of the football team asks Patty for a date.
    • Partying Is Such Sweet Sorrow
      Partying Is Such Sweet Sorrow
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      9/29/65
      9.5
      When Richard goes to a party without Paty, Patty decides to give a party the same night.
    • A Very Phon-y Situation
      A Very Phon-y Situation
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      12/29/65
      9.5
      When Martin puts a time limit on everyone's phone calls, the kids try to earn money to buy their own phone.
    • The Daughter Bit
      The Daughter Bit
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      4/7/65
      9.4
      Patty feels guilty when Martin complains that she doesn't spend enough time at home.
    • The Tycoons
      The Tycoons
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      1/15/64
      9.4
      When all the girls like the dress that Cathy made, she and Patty decide to go into business.
    • Patty, the Chatterbox
      Patty, the Chatterbox
      Season 2 - Episode 36
      5/19/65
      9.4
      Patty will get an extra week's allowance if she can refrain from talking for three days.
    • Ross, the Peacemaker
      Ross, the Peacemaker
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      11/24/65
      9.3
      Ross tries to patch up the quarrel between Richard and Patty.
    • Big Sister Is Watching
      Big Sister Is Watching
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      2/2/66
      9.3
      Patty patcher up a quarrel between Ross and the new boy in town because she is interested in the boy's older brother!
    • Block that Statue
      Block that Statue
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      11/25/64
      9.3
      The hero of the football team is in love with Cathy.
    • The History Paper Caper
      The History Paper Caper
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      12/22/65
      9.3
      Patty gets a bright, new student at school to "help" her with her history paper.
    • Patty, the Master Builder
      Patty, the Master Builder
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      3/24/65
      9.3
      After finding a composition[on Ross's desk] i which the author praises his sister,Patty decides to help Ross build a car for the soap box derby race.
    • The Genius
      The Genius
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      9/25/63
      9.2
      The school is testing the student for IQ. Patty's results give her a score of 185. Is she a real genius or has Patty been tampering with the computer?
    • Patty, the Candy Striper
      Patty, the Candy Striper
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      12/1/65
      9.2
      Martin checks into the hospital the same day that Patty starts work as a candy striper.
    • I'll Be Suing You
      I'll Be Suing You
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/3/65
      9.2
      Patty is the only witness to a traffic accident involving Richard.
    • The Wedding Anniversary Caper
      The Wedding Anniversary Caper
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      3/18/64
      9.2
      In order to buy a gift for his parents wedding anniversary, Ross enters Patty's photo in a teenagers beauty contest.
    • Patty, the Witness
      Patty, the Witness
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      12/30/64
      9.1
      Patty witness an auto accident and thinks that one of the men is a robber.
    • Going Steady
      Going Steady
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      2/12/64
      9.1
      Patty and Richard decide to go steady. When their parents find out, they try to break it up.
    • Fiancee for a Day
      Fiancee for a Day
      Season 3 - Episode 30
      4/13/66
      9.1

      Richard and Patty decide to get married after graduation from high school.

    • Do You Trust Your Daughter
      Do You Trust Your Daughter
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      3/2/66
      9.0
      Patty has a date with an "older man." Due to a misunderstanding, Martin believes that she came home after the curfew he set.
    • Chip Off the Old Block
      Chip Off the Old Block
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      2/11/64
      9.0
      To increase the circulation of the school paper, Patty uses scandalous stories which infuriate the school principal.
    • The Song Writers
      The Song Writers
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      12/11/63
      9.0
      Patty is afraid she is losing Richard to her archrival Sue Ellen. She copies a poem from book and uses it to woo Richard back. Richard show Cathy the poem. They both love it. Cathy sets it to music. To surprise Patty, Richard enters the completed piece in a Jimmy Dean Songwriter Contest.moreless
    • The Birds and the Bees Bit
      The Birds and the Bees Bit
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      10/16/63
      9.0
      Ross has been talked into going to a dance with a sweet Southern Belle. He does not know what to do or how to act. Patty and Cathy try to teach Ross all he needs to know about women in two days.
    • Do a Brother a Favor
      Do a Brother a Favor
      Season 3 - Episode 32
      4/27/66
      9.0

      Patty agrees to date the president of Tigers' basketball club in order to increase Ross's chances of becoming a member.

    • Can Do Patty
      Can Do Patty
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      12/16/64
      9.0
      Patty follows Martin's suggestion and volunteers to do a lot of things at home and at school; everyone else, however, ends up doing the work for her.
    • Don't Bank On It
      Don't Bank On It
      Season 3 - Episode 28
      3/23/66
      9.0

      Martin decides to teach Patty a lesson in responsibility after she conceals the fact that she was not able to make an important bank deposit for Martin.

    • Patty, the Practical Joker
      Patty, the Practical Joker
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      3/17/65
      9.0
      Tha Lane house becomes a "no-man's land" of booby traps, thanks tp Patty and Ross.
    • The Conquering Hero
      The Conquering Hero
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/6/63
      9.0
      Patty is a faithful fan of the school basketball team. This season is the best in the school's history and they have a shot at the all league trophy. The star of the team finds out that his family will be moving in the middle of the season to Michigan. Chaos erupts when Patty suggests he live with her until the end of the basketball seasons.moreless
    • Drop Out
      Drop Out
      Season 1 - Episode 33
      4/22/64
      9.0
      Patty's boyfriend Richard decides he should quit High School and get a job. Patty's family try to talk him out of the idea.
    • Three Little Kittens
      Three Little Kittens
      Season 3 - Episode 29
      4/6/66
      9.0

      Three kittens cause some problems in the Lane household.

    • Ross Runs Away -- But Not Far
      Ross Runs Away -- But Not Far
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      1/5/66
      8.9
      Martin and Natalie go away for the week-end, leaving Patty in charge. Trouble ensues when she and Ross becomes handcuffed together.
    • Patty's Private Pygmalion
      Patty's Private Pygmalion
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/20/65
      8.9
      Patty decides to give a shy girl lessons in self-confidence.
    • Simon Says
      Simon Says
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/30/64
      8.9
      Patty is excited she has gotten the role of ghost writing the love advice column for the school newspaper. At first her advice helps the students. The students start to rely on her advice. When some of her advice leads to her friends losing boyfriends, the anger students try and find out who the ghost writer is.moreless
    • The Con Artist
      The Con Artist
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      2/26/64
      8.9
      Cathy buys a vacuum cleaner for Natalie's birthday. She discovers that the smooth talking salesman has sold her an product that is too expense for her to handle the cost. Patty decides to help her out with the situation by unloading the vacuum on "some other sucker."
    • The Elopement
      The Elopement
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/2/63
      8.9
      Patty and her mother are planning a surprise for her father, Martin. They are arranging a weekend at the fishing lodge where her parent spent their honeymoon. Patty and her friend Richard go to the license bureau to get a fishing license for the surprise. J.R. Castle, Martin's boss sees Patty at the license bureau. He leads Martin to believe that Patty and Richard are planning to elope.moreless
    • Patty Meets the Great Outdoors
      Patty Meets the Great Outdoors
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      12/8/65
      8.9
      When a handsome young forestry students movies in next door, Patty takes a sudden interest in nature.
    • A Slight Case of Disaster
      A Slight Case of Disaster
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      4/1/64
      8.9
      Patty buys an expensive dress that she intends to return after she makes her arch rival Sue-Ellen jealous. Cathy gets a stain on it making it impossible for Patty to return the dress.
    • The Little Dictator
      The Little Dictator
      Season 1 - Episode 35
      5/6/64
      8.8
      Cathy has earned the position of student principal for a week. Patty gets in trouble at school and thinks that Cathy will cover for her. Cathy decides to be fair and is forced to send home a bad report on Patty. Patty angered by the report declares war on her cousin.moreless
    • Take Me Out to the Ball Game
      Take Me Out to the Ball Game
      Season 2 - Episode 34
      5/5/65
      8.8
      Ross tries out for the Little League, an everyone tries to help him.
    • Let 'Em Eat Cake
      Let 'Em Eat Cake
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      2/5/64
      8.8
      Natalie makes the mistake of leaving her cake in the church bazaar on the kitchen table unattened. The girls find the cake and eat it. They try realize they will be in trouble, and try to bake a substitute.
    • Patty and the Eternal Triangle
      Patty and the Eternal Triangle
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/10/65
      8.8
      Patty decides to test Richards fidelity by posing as Cathy.
    • The Slumber Party
      The Slumber Party
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      10/23/63
      8.8
      Patty and Cathy have a “Slumber Party." Kid brother Ross uses the time wisely to tape record the private conversation at the party. He shrewdly uses the information gathered to blackmail the girls. His parents wonder why he is suddenly being treated like a king.
    • Patty, the Psychic
      Patty, the Psychic
      Season 3 - Episode 27
      3/16/66
      8.8

      Patty belives that she has ESP.

    • This Little Patty Went to Market
      This Little Patty Went to Market
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      12/2/64
      8.8
      Patty forms,"Patty Lane Inc." in order to market Cathy's apricot jam.
    • A Foggy Day In Brooklyn Heights
      A Foggy Day In Brooklyn Heights
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/15/65
      8.8
      Frankie Avalon stops by the Lane house to make a phone call, and ends up spending a short time there because the airport is fogged in.
    • Leave it to Patty
      Leave it to Patty
      Season 1 - Episode 34
      4/29/64
      8.8
      Patty is running for to get the position of chairwoman for the class prom. When Patty finds out that Cathy knows the rock and roll star Binky Bristol, she decides she can win the position by promising to supply this celebrity for the class prom.
    • The Boy Next Door
      The Boy Next Door
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/21/64
      8.7
      A handsome teenager moves next door to the Lane's household. Patty and Cathy both like the teenager. The competition between the two girls turns into all-out warfare.
    • Double Date
      Double Date
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      11/20/63
      8.7
      Cathy is excited about a special date planned with Craig. They are going to a party. Cathy becomes ill on the eve of a party from getting a flu shot meant for Patty. To make up for for Cathy missing this important date. The girls decide that Patty needs to pass herself off as Cathy at the party. This means Patty has two dates, Richard and Craig, for the same evening.moreless
    • Sick In Bed
      Sick In Bed
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/17/65
      8.7
      Patty has a slight temperature and is forced to stay home from school, against her will.
    • The Greatest Speaker In the Whole Wide World
      1/26/66
      8.7
      Patty promise her creative writing class that her father will appear as a guest speaker, but does not check with him first.
    • Don't Monkey with Mendel
      Don't Monkey with Mendel
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      3/10/65
      8.5
      After studying genetic theory in school, Patty decides that Richard would not be a suitable father for her children.
    • Poppo's Birthday
      Poppo's Birthday
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      1/12/66
      8.5
      Martin uses a pocket-knife advertisement to show the family what for his birthday, but they read the wrong side and try to buy him a $99 rifle. 4
    • The Cousins
      The Cousins
      Season 1 - Episode 37
      5/20/64
      8.4
      Patty and Cathy reminisce about Cathy's arrival in the Lane household.
    • How to Succeed In Romance
      How to Succeed In Romance
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/18/64
      8.4
      Christopher Hubbard is a new shy student at school. Cathy has fallen in love with him. She goes to Patty for advice. Christopher is taken with Cathy. He befriended Patty's boyfriend, Richard to asks for advice on winning Cathy’s heart. Would they have a better chance of finding each other without all the help?moreless
    • The Invisible Boy
      The Invisible Boy
      Season 3 - Episode 31
      4/20/66
      8.4

      Patty asks Ross to do a favor for her and the new in town, in hope that he will ask her out, Patty, in return, tries to talk Martin into allowing Ross to drop French.

    • How to Be Popular
      How to Be Popular
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      12/4/63
      8.4
      It is hard to be the cousin of the popular Patty. Decide decides that it is time for her to win more friends. She writes to Aunt Jane, a lonely heart columnist. The advice she gets leads to disaster.
    • Anywhere I Hang My Horn Is Home
      Anywhere I Hang My Horn Is Home
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      1/19/66
      8.4
      When Patty invites an out of work musician over for a meal, he decides to make the Lane home his permanent residence.
    • The Babysitters
      The Babysitters
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      10/30/63
      8.4
      When Mr. Lane refuses to pay for an evening gown for Patty, she decides to go into the babysitting business.
    • Patty Pits Wits -- Two Brits Hits
      Patty Pits Wits -- Two Brits Hits
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      2/17/65
      8.3
      Patty tries to help a British singing duo become successful.
    • What's Cooking, Cousin?
      What's Cooking, Cousin?
      Season 2 - Episode 33
      4/28/65
      8.3
      Patty tries to improve her cooking in order to impress Richard, who has grown fond of French food cooked by a girl named Gloria.
    • Hi, Society
      Hi, Society
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      12/23/64
      8.3
      Patty and Sue Ellen vie for the attentions of Woodrow Warren Calden 111,a new student at school.
    • Are Mothers People?
      Are Mothers People?
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      2/19/64
      8.2
      Natalie Lane begins to feel unwanted and devises a plan to get even with her family for the uncaring way they have been acting.
    • Patty and the Newspaper Game
      Patty and the Newspaper Game
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      2/3/65
      8.2
      Patty and the Newpapers Game"2.3.65 Martin is distrubed when he thinks that a new reporter has been hired to replace him.
    • Patty, the People's Voice
      Patty, the People's Voice
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      10/28/64
      8.2
      Patty and Cathy join the political campaign for T.J. Blodgett. Blodgett is Martin Lane's boss. As the girls start campaigning they discover that Blodgett's opponent is a better candidate for the job.
    • The Friendship Bit
      The Friendship Bit
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      4/8/64
      8.2
      Patty discovers that she is allergic to Cathy.
    • Patty Meets a Celebrity
      Patty Meets a Celebrity
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      1/20/65
      8.2
      Sal Mineo visits hie alna mater, and Patty is cast in a play opposite him; the night of the performance, she gets stage fright and cannot speak of her lines.
    • Pen Pals
      Pen Pals
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      3/25/64
      8.2
      Patty answers a pen pal ad in a teen-age magazine. She receives beautiful letters from her new pen pal. She loses interest in her boy friend Richard but is unaware that her poetic correspondent is really her very own Richard.
    • Author! Author!
      Author! Author!
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      1/22/64
      8.2
      Patty writes a novel presenting the viewpoint of the American teenager and immediately gets a publishing contract.
    • My Cousin the Heroine
      My Cousin the Heroine
      Season 2 - Episode 35
      5/12/65
      8.2
      Cathy becomes a heroine after rescuing a drowning baby.
    • The Perfect Teenager
      The Perfect Teenager
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      3/4/64
      8.1
      Patty flunks a psychology exam at school. She concludes that she is a flop as a teenager. To overcome her deficiencies, she decides to enroll in a course for teen-age models.
    • The Raffle
      The Raffle
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      1/27/65
      8.1
      To raise money for a church bazaar, Patty raffles off Richards.
    • The President
      The President
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/13/63
      8.1
      Patty and Cathy both run simultaneously are talked into running for president of the Girls' League. Once the campaign states what were once reluctant candidates become mudslinging competitors.
    • Best Date In Town
      Best Date In Town
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      12/9/64
      8.1
      Martin promises to take Patty to the father-daughter dance, but must cancel at the last minute.
    • Operation: Tonsils
      Operation: Tonsils
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/22/65
      8.1
      Patty falls for an attractive young doctor, and misunderstands his feelings for a boat as feelings for her.
    • Horoscope
      Horoscope
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      1/8/64
      8.1
      Patty become an astrologist in order to earn money to buy Natalie a birthday present.
    • Cathy Leaves Home -- but Not Really
      12/15/65
      8.1
      Cathy decides to apply to be an exchange student, and is very disappointed when the family doesn't stop her.
    • A Visit From Uncle Jed
      A Visit From Uncle Jed
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      3/9/66
      8.0
      Martin's Uncle Jed arrives the same night as Patty's formal dinner party.
    • Patty and the Cut-Rate Casanova
      Patty and the Cut-Rate Casanova
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      3/31/65
      8.0
      Patty deserts Richards for Carlos, a boy who knows all the latest dance steps,so Richards begins dating Cathy.
    • Patty, the Organizer
      Patty, the Organizer
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/7/64
      8.0
      Patty, Cathy, and Ross form the UAFUM [United Association for Unprotected Minors] in the hopes of getting more privileges at home.
    • Patty, the Foster Mother
      Patty, the Foster Mother
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      4/15/64
      8.0
      Patty unknowingly signs papers to adopt a Korean orphan.
    • Every Girl Should Be Married
      Every Girl Should Be Married
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      1/6/65
      7.9
      Patty believes her parents are trying to marry her off to a young man whom they invite to dinner.
    • Little Brother Is Watching You
      Little Brother Is Watching You
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      2/10/65
      7.8
      The Lanes have decided not to give Ross a surprise party, buy he has already made plans for it.
    • Patty the Folk Singer
      Patty the Folk Singer
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      4/21/65
      7.8
      Patty becomes a fols singer at a local coffee shop.
    • The Green-Eyed Monster
      The Green-Eyed Monster
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/16/64
      7.7
      When Groffrey Davis the third, comes back to town to visit, he starts seeing Patty. Richard becomes jealous and tries desperately to compete with the handsome, athletic military cadet.
    • It Takes a Heap of Livin
      It Takes a Heap of Livin
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      2/24/65
      7.7
      The Lanes discovers that their home was used during the American Revolution and is therefore an historical landmark.
    • Our Daughter the Artist
      Our Daughter the Artist
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/13/65
      7.7
      Tha Lanes don't dare give Patty their true opinion of her op art creation.
    • The Greatest Psychologist In the World
      11/4/64
      7.7
      When Patty is invited to the Harvard Prom by Sue Ellen's cousin Rip, she decides to use psychology to persuade her parents to allow her to go.
    • The French Teacher
      The French Teacher
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      9/18/63
      7.7
      There is a new French teacher at school, André Malon. Patty falls in love with Malon. Her attitude toward school, and her grades suddenly improve.
    • Patty, the Pioneer
      Patty, the Pioneer
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/14/64
      7.5
      To prove that teenagers are not spoiled, Patty accepts a challenge to live like a pioneer for one week. The week has teaches her more than she expected. She discovers the some unexpected values of life.
    • Patty, the Diplomat
      Patty, the Diplomat
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      2/23/66
      7.5
      As a assignment, Patty must write to a government official. Problems arise when she chooses the President of the Soviet Presidium.
    • House Guest
      House Guest
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/9/63
      7.5
      Aunt Pauline frequent has sent gifts to the Lane household that are usually stored in the basement. When the family learns that this spinster Aunt is coming for a visit they quickly transport the gifts into the living room. The visit results in pandemonium as the controlling matriarch tyrant who takes over the running and feeding of the household.moreless
    • Cathy, the Rebel
      Cathy, the Rebel
      Season 2 - Episode 31
      4/14/65
      7.5
      Cathy, writes a letter to the Chronical criticzing an editorial and calling the authora " Man with the mentality of a dinossur.
    • Will the Real Sammy Davis, Please Hang Up?
      3/3/65
      7.5
      Patty is elected prom chairman and must get hold of a big-name star.
    • The Continental
      The Continental
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      1/29/64
      7.4
      Martin learns that he is being transferred to Paris. The family is excited at first, then they realize how much they love and appreciate their present home.
    • Practice Makes Perfect
      Practice Makes Perfect
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/23/64
      7.4
      Patty decides she wants to play the tuba. She gets the instrument and starts taking lessons. She practices hard and long. Unfortunately, she is not getting any better and the Lane household has to resort to ear plugs.
    • The Actress
      The Actress
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      11/27/63
      7.2
      The high school is putting on a lavish version of "Anthony and Cleopatra". Cathy is excited about the play and desperately wants the lead. Patty could care less about a Shakespearean production. The director decides he needs Patty talents for the lead role.
    • Patty Leads a Dog's Life
      Patty Leads a Dog's Life
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      2/9/66
      7.0
      Patty takes care of a society columnist's French poodle.
    • The Girl From N.E.P.H.E.W.
      The Girl From N.E.P.H.E.W.
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      10/27/65
      6.9
      Patty becomes involved in the spy business when an Interpol agent visits the Lanes.
    • The Princess Cathy
      The Princess Cathy
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      12/18/63
      6.6
      There is a new exchange student at school. Cathy starts dating him and they quickly fall in love. He is a from a royal family and proposes marriage. Will Cathy become Princess Cathy?
    • Patty and the Peace Corps
      Patty and the Peace Corps
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/11/64
      6.5
      Patty lies about her age and applies to the Peace Corps. She receives a letter that she has been accepted and will be going to Africa. She starts studding Swahili and learning about the African culture. How is she going to break the news to her parents about her upcoming trip?moreless
    • Christmas Present
      Christmas Present
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      12/25/63
      6.2
      Cathy is excited as Christmas approaches. Her father is going to join her for the holidays. The day before Christmas Martin learns that Cathy's father, a foreign correspondent, has been imprisoned in a foreign country. How can be break the news to her the day before Christmas?
    • Auld Lang Syne
      Auld Lang Syne
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      1/1/64
      6.1
      Martin's brother Kenneth sets out to write his autobiography, but discovers writing a book to be more difficult than he imagined.
    • Pilot
      Pilot
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      5.5
      The original pilot file for the series was never aired. It was shown as a flashback in the final episode of season one.
    • The Perfect Hostess
      The Perfect Hostess
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      1/13/65
      5.2
      Cousin Betsy from Chattanooga comes to visit, captivating all the eligible young men.