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    • Life Could Be a Dream
      Life Could Be a Dream
      Season 7 - Episode 23
      4/30/96
      9.7
      The unearthing of a 20-year old time capsule is occasion for Joe, Brian, Helen and Casey to reflect on what kind of a future they envisioned themselves having as kids. Joe dreamed of being a pitcher for the Red Sox, Brian dreamed of being a Suave Secret Agent, and Casey dreamed of being a supermodel. But Helen's only dream came true (she wanted to marry Joe).moreless
    • The Wrong Stuff
      The Wrong Stuff
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      11/29/94
      9.7
      To counteract Roy's Aeromass promotions,the Hackett's woo famous astronaut Ace Calvin as a celebrity spokeman for Sandpiper.Joe and Brian soon discover that Ace is as charming and persuasive in public as he is irratating and annoying in private life.Any thoughts of signing him up are dashed when Roy beats them to the punch,but Roy quickly discovers just how obnoxious Gavin can be.moreless
    • Love Is Like Pulling Teeth
      Love Is Like Pulling Teeth
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      1/10/91
      9.7
      Joe is torn, on one hand he promised to take care of Helen, who is gonna be laid up for the night after visiting the dentist. And on the hand he's missing the biggest College Basketball game of the year, when Providence plays Boston College. Joe soon finds out Helen's TV is in the shop, so he bundles up unconscious Helen and takes her to his house and the party. She wanders off and everyone except Roy has to go looking for her.moreless
    • Blackout Biggins
      Blackout Biggins
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/22/92
      9.6
      Roy complains out loud about the singing of the national anthem at a Red Sox game; he believes he could do far better. So with Brian's connections in the Sox front office, Roy is given the chance to sing at Fenway. Roy responds by blacking out while doing the national anthem at the game.moreless
    • Try to Remember the Night He Dismembered
      12/5/91
      9.6
      With the airport shut down due to fog, the Gang tries to find ways to pass time, which leads to Brian doing his Hypnosis act on volunteers. Including Joe, and finally Roy. While under, Roy reveals he stole $250,000 dollars and buried it in his backyard. The rest of the gang dig up his backyard, with the intent of returning the money to its rightful owner, only to discover that their hole is to become the resting place for Roy's new hot tub. Roy's glee is short-lived though as he soon discovers where they hauled the dirt.moreless
    • Say Uncle, Carlton
      Say Uncle, Carlton
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      2/3/94
      9.6
      To help pay for his new used cab, Antonio gets a job as a chauffeur for Carlton Blanchard. Things get even worse when Carlton's equally annoying nephew, Lewis, arrives on Nantucket to attend Carlton's banquet.
    • Sports & Leisure
      Sports & Leisure
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/19/90
      9.6
      After a fishing trip is ruined by Roy, the gang un-invites him to the Trivial Pursuit party at Helen's. Angry at them initially, he accepts their re-invitation to the party and decides to be nice and try to fit in. But his new resolve is foiled by his game partner, Lowell.moreless
    • Murder She Roast
      Murder She Roast
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      3/21/91
      9.5
      While the brother's house is being fumigated, Brian is forced to stay with Fay, because Joe refuses to let him stay with him at Helen's. As Brian soon learns it's not that bad staying with Fay, that is until he thinks it's her being featured on the "Most Wanted" show he is watching.

      Fay makes Brian a "Farewell" dinner, and an anxious Brian forces Joe and Helen to attend as well.moreless
    • All for One and Two for Helen
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      5/24/90
      9.5
      Joe, Brian and Helen plan a trip to Boston to watch a Celtics game, but Joe is forced to cancel thanks to Roy's rescheduling of an airport committee meeting. When Joe hears that the game has been canceled, but sees that Brian and Helen are not back from Boston, he wonders what they are up to. After an entertaining time in Boston Brian and Helen end the evening at Helen's place, where she kicks him out after he makes a pass at her. But upon seeing Joe parked outside, watching the house, the two decide to trick Joe by having Brian sneak out the back and walk home. Joe's accusations the next morning are thrown back in his face, Helen then sets things straight concerning her relationship with the two brothers.moreless
    • Terminal Jealousy
      Terminal Jealousy
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/23/93
      9.5
      On a boring day, Roy decides to have some fun at everyone else's expense. He plants the idea in Brian's head that Joe and Alex have something going on, which soon has Brian obsessing about it. Then he misleads Helen into insulting the state health inspector, who happens to be an old foe from her high school days.moreless
    • The Houseguest
      The Houseguest
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      4/8/93
      9.5
      To cheer up Carlton Blanchard on a lonely birthday, Helen invites him to her house for a party. But after Carlton falls down her stairs and threatens a lawsuit from his lawyer son, Helen's hospitality is stretched to the limit as he settles in her living room to recover from his injuries. Finally, Helen discovers two things that are no surprise at all. Carlton doesn't have a lawyer for a son and his injuries are imaginary. So she boots him out.moreless
    • The Bogey Men
      The Bogey Men
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      12/19/91
      9.4
      Brian talks Joe into a vacation so they can do a little golfing, only to find out it's actually a time share weekend, where they want you to buy a condo. When Roy finds out he horns his way in. Lowell is then invited to tag along to make it a foursome. But the minute they arrive, their ushered away to a marathon sales pitch. Then the rest of the weekend is ruined by a tropical depression off the coast, so they can't go golfing.

      Meanwhile, back at the airport, Antonio decides to treat the airport crowd to the only song he knows, "Michael Row the boat ashore". Over and over and over again.moreless
    • The Fortune Cookie
      The Fortune Cookie
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      10/1/92
      9.4
      Angry at the nearly non-existent aid from his insurance company, Joe lets Brian convince him to fake an injury to get more money out of his insurers. Despite Helen's loud objections, they get a shady doctor's letter and wait for the insurers. But Joe gets cold feet at the last minute, forcing the two brothers to have to switch roles. The investigator is a beautiful woman who quickly fools Brian into giving away the whole scam, and the two brothers look like they're headed for court or worse. But their panic is unnecessary, as Helen reveals the investigator is a friend of hers; she just wanted to teach the brothers a lesson. But then Roy shows up with a check from Joe's insurers for non-existent injuries, and Helen beats a hasty retreat.moreless
    • The Tennis Bum
      The Tennis Bum
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      1/24/91
      9.4
      For the upcoming model show, Lowell brings in his most prized possession, his radio controlled Graf Zeppelin model. Storing it in Joe's office he makes only one request, that no one touch it, including Joe. But Joe can't resist and of course destroys it, after Roy bursts in without knocking and crushes it behind the door.

      Meanwhile, Brian's attempt at cheering Fay up by letting her beat him in a game of tennis, turns into embarrassment as the news of the victory spreads. So Brian, with wounded pride, challenges Fay to a rematch, but bows out when he realizes that he can't beat her. So he fakes an injury to save face.

      Helen confronts Roy about not hiring any female pilots, so he claims that a male looking pilot is actually female.moreless
    • I Love Brian
      I Love Brian
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      2/25/93
      9.4
      To impress Alex, Brian tells her he is a good friend of Clint Black and that he can get tickets to Black's sold-out Boston show. Helen works her way into the mix, knowing Brian is up to his old tricks. Brian finally talks Lowell into dumping his three friends and going along with him, so he can have Lowell's tickets for him, Alex and Helen. Finally Helen coerces Brian into trying to get them into meeting Clint, but Brian is stopped at every turn until Helen talks to Clint and he pretends to be Brian's old friend.moreless
    • A House to Die For
      A House to Die For
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      5/2/95
      9.4
      Carlton's ill health becomes a boon to the gang when Carlton's nephew Lewis invites them over to Carlton's house to start selling off the old man's items.Joe and Helen have an eye for the house itself,Brian drools over a classic muscle car,and Roy looks for furniture.But all is for naught as Carlton's health makes a swift turnaround,and as the doctor sees it,it was hearing all the voices of all the poeple who came to see him that pulled him through.moreless
    • It's So Nice to Have a Mather Around the House
      11/12/92
      9.4
      Alex agrees to a date with Brian at the Parade of Tall Ships. Brian borrows Lowell's boat for the event. But Brian sinks Lowell's boat. Joe and Brian are then forced into inviting Lowell to stay with them for a while and are surprised at how well Lowell cooks and how eager he is to do the household chores. They enjoy his visit so much that when his insurance check arrives they decide to hang onto it for a little while. But soon the honeymoon comes to an end as Lowell's strict discipline rubs the Hackett's the wrong way. But when they've agreed to boot Lowell out they discover his check is missing. At supper that night, he confronts them with the check. While ironing out the misunderstanding about the check, the brothers and Lowell make peace and they invite him to stay on.moreless
    • Das Plane
      Das Plane
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      2/20/92
      9.3
      Joe is pleased to learn that the ticket he donated to the children's hospital's charity event brought in a staggering $10,000 dollars. But his mood soon turns sour when a misprint on the ticket (thanks to Brian) forces him to fly crabby old Carlton Blanchard on a cross-country trip for a reunion with his brother. Lowell and Antonio tag along, but the frustrations of the flight have Joe and Brian at each others throats and ready to go there separate ways. But seeing the fists fly at Carlton's reunion help the two make peace.moreless
    • It's Not the Thought, It's the Gift
      11/9/90
      9.3
      Helen's birthday becomes a contest between Joe and Brian to see who can buy her a more impressive gift. The gifts escalate until both reach an agreement to only give her "little gifts". But Brian doesn't come through on his end and Joe's little seagull on a piece of driftwood is overshadowed by Brian's CD player. Joe has the last laugh though, to make up with Helen over an argument about her birthday, he gives her his mother's cameo. Helen discovers this later while watching home movies from their childhood.moreless
    • B.S., I Love You
      B.S., I Love You
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      1/9/96
      9.3
      Joe and Brian are thrilled at the return of Grandpa Hackett, but Helen isn't so sure he's who he claims to be. "Jack Hackett" turns out to be a friend of their dads from his days in the mental hospital, who just wanted to feel like part of the Hackett's family. Meanwhile, Antonio refuses to continue a chain letter, which everyone else gets and passes along. He begins to suffer for it. While everyone else has good luck.moreless
    • The Bank Dick
      The Bank Dick
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      4/23/92
      9.3
      After returning from a vacation made possible by a hefty tax refund, Brian finds out that the refund was an error. To help pay of his bet he takes on a second as a security guard at the bank. But he's fired after a robbery and it's back to flying. But while flying Antonio to Boston he discovers the robber is on board the plane. Unfortunately, the robber also recognizes Brian and pulls a gun out to force Brian to land in a field. Brian dares the would be Hi-Jacker to kill him as the plane is screaming towards the ground, the robber gives in first and hands the gun to Antonio.

      Meanwhile, Antonio leaves for a trip to his home country of Italy and no one cares.moreless
    • Goodbye, Old Friend
      Goodbye, Old Friend
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      4/29/93
      9.3
      Weeb Gilroy's death has Lowell searching for the right words to write for a eulogy for his long time friend. Words fail him at the end; all he can think of is to finish working on the plane that they used to work on. With Joe's help they finally get it into the air. Meanwhile, Helen, who hasn't slept in days due to a squirrel in the attic keeping her up all night, suffers a concussion and the doctor tells her she must stay up for at least 24 hours as a precaution. Brian and Joe take on the job, resorting to using water guns to keep her up.moreless
    • Crate Expectations
      Crate Expectations
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/14/91
      9.2
      As his birthday approaches, Joe firmly insists that the rest of the gang not throw him a party. When Fay asks him to stay late to wait for a shipment of airplane seats, he suspects that, despite his words, the gang will be throwing him a surprise party by springing out of the crate. But he ends up embarrassing himself when the crate arrives; upon hearing about it the next day, the gang decide to surprise him by coming in another crate. Unfortunately, Joe receives a crate full of kitchen appliances, and the rest of the gang end up on a ferry to the mainland.moreless
    • Hell Hath No Fury Like a Policewoman Scorned
      11/16/90
      9.2
      When Joe gets arrested for the unpaid parking tickets that Brian had accumulated under his name. Brian manages to charm the officer into letting his brother out of the handcuffs. But his charm is stronger than he thinks and soon Brian has an obsessed admirer. He attempts to break up with her by claiming Helen is his girlfriend. But, the attention is soon deflected back by an harassed Helen. Brian finally tells Colleen the truth, she responds by hanging him upside down in the hangar. Meanwhile, Lowell totes his video camera around the airport trying to capture something to submit to the show "America's Wackiest Videos".moreless
    • The Customer's Usually Right
      The Customer's Usually Right
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      12/17/92
      9.2
      Joe is irritated about getting charged a rewind fee for a returned video tape which he believes was rewound. It ends up costing the nice old lady at the video store her job. His chagrin deepens when he finds out that the tape hadn't been rewound. More guilt is heaped upon his shoulders when he finds out the lady suffered a stroke following her firing. He visits the woman at the hospital, only to find her entire family present, and she seems to recover after hearing his apologetic words.moreless
    • Another Wedding
      Another Wedding
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      5/6/93
      9.2
      At Walter's wedding, Lowell's hopes of getting back together with Bunny are dashed when she introduces him to her date. Trying to save face, Lowell tells her about his own date, Yvette, and is saved from telling the truth when a late arriving Alex shows up to support his bluff. Meanwhile, Joe attempts to avoid a dull acquaintance, Antonio tries to gather up enough courage to talk to a beautiful woman, Helen attempts to break away from her dancing partner to talk to another more interesting man, and a lonely Brian leaves before Alex arrives.moreless
    • Come Fly with Me
      Come Fly with Me
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      12/2/93
      9.2
      Joe, Brian, Helen and Lowell all find themselves dateless on a Saturday night, so they decide to fly up to Boston for a night on the town. But what starts out as a great party turns out to be a pick up place for call girls. Helen is offered $500 to dress up like Little Bo Peep and spank him.

      Meanwhile, Roy, Fay and Antonio pool their resources to try and win a radio call-in contest. But when Fay leaves for a second, Roy gives the wrong answer and blows the night.moreless
    • Porno for Pyros
      Porno for Pyros
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      9/18/96
      9.1
      After Joe and Helen burn down Brian's house he's expecting a big check, much like the one they got. But the gutting of the old Hackett house is cause for an appearance by an insurance investigator, who has serious doubt about the legitimacy of the two claims in the last year. Until she and Antonio's wild night of passion sparks a blaze at the local hotel and that convinces her the cases are legit.moreless
    • When a Man Loves a Donut
      When a Man Loves a Donut
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      11/28/95
      9.1
      Spurned by Joe (who's to busy with Helen to spend time with him), Brian tries to consolence in food, but ends up trying to deal with his problems at a meeting of "Eat-A-Holics".

      Meanwhile, Antonio pays $300 for a new pair of leather shoes and has a horrible time adjusting to them. And Casey gets hired by the Nantucket Tourism Board.moreless
    • 'Twas the Heist Before Christmas
      'Twas the Heist Before Christmas
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      12/19/95
      9.1
      Nothing goes right at Helen's christmas party: Joe wants to hit the road to head for the slopes before they are snowed in. Antonio gives (expensively) but does not receive, Roy misses his mother, Budd tries to be social, and Casey invites Carlton's annoying nephew Lewis.
    • What the Cabbie Saw
      What the Cabbie Saw
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      1/14/93
      9.1
      Antonio performs his civic duty when he helps bring to court a suspected robber and then testifies against him. But then the suspect gets released on a technicality and Antonio starts to fear for his life.
    • Let's Talk About Sex
      Let's Talk About Sex
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      1/8/97
      9.0
      Roy falls for talk show host Mary Pat Lee, but discovers she used confidential information to ambush her Joe and Helen on her show. Meanwhile, Brian pays Casey to run errands for him.
    • The Lady Vanishes
      The Lady Vanishes
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      4/23/96
      9.0
      Antonio meets the perfect woman, but when she disappears before he can get her name, he goes on a desperate search for her. Only to discover it wasn't just coincidence that she was so difficult to track down. Meanwhile, Brian impresses Helen with his ability to read women and predict the entire relationship before it even start.moreless
    • If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother
      11/22/94
      9.0
      When Helen and Casey's mother arrives on Nantucket, Helen isn't sure which sister her mother came to see. And when she finds out her mother gambled away the $10,000 for her and Joe's wedding, she is convinced that Casey has always been the favorite of the family.

      Meanwhile, Fay and Roy split a ticket to a Barbra Streisand concert, Antonio adopts Deedee as his own mother, and Lowell and Brian stuff themselves on Deedee's food in an attempt to see who can outeat the other.moreless
    • There's Always Room for Cello
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      12/14/90
      9.0
      Everyone is surprised when Roy lets his son R.J., star of the high school football team, take cello lessons from Helen. Roy thinks his son just has a crush on Helen, but when Helen brings the issue up with R.J., he tells her that he's gay. A little fact that does not sit well with Roy.moreless
    • Fools Russian
      Fools Russian
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      1/31/95
      8.9
      When Roy flies in a mail-order bride from Russia,Helen tries to convince Roy and Anya that this marriage should never be,but both ignore her.Anya's resolve is weakened with a chance encounter with another man,and the sight of her weeping just moments before their wedding convinces Roy to free her from his commitments to him. Meanwhile,Fay convinces Lowell to pretend to be her lover to impress her soon to be arriving friends,but Lowell insists on cramming and it finally gets to Fay who calls the whole thing off just moments before they are to arrive.moreless
    • It May Have Happened One Night
      It May Have Happened One Night
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      12/3/92
      8.9
      Rumors abound at the airport when Antonio reveals he saw Joe's car parked outside of Alex's apartment late the night before. Soon the airport - especially Brian and Helen - is buzzing about the possibilities. Since Alex had been intoxicated that night, Joe is the only one who knows the real truth and he won't tell. Alex then makes a big scene and pretends to leave after he won't tell even her. But she soon returns, and he eventually tells her the whole story. They share a steamy kiss.moreless
    • A Little Nightmare Music
      A Little Nightmare Music
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/12/90
      8.9
      When the conductor of the Minneapolis Philharmonic comes to Nantucket for his honeymoon, the brothers convince Helen to audition for him. After two cold rejections, Helen is ready to give up on her dream. But after making peace with herself about giving up the cello, the conductor's final words of hope as he leaves the airport are the last thing she wants to hear.moreless
    • Two Jerks and a Jill
      Two Jerks and a Jill
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      11/5/92
      8.9
      The arrival on Nantucket of beautiful new helicopter pilot, Alex Lambert, soon has the brothers chasing after her, despite her obvious non-interest.

      Meanwhile, Antonio gets invited to the Tuesday night rat shoot with Lowell and his buddies Tom and Tucker, where he upstages Lowell by shooting more rats.
    • The Team Player
      The Team Player
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      2/6/96
      8.9
      A publicity disaster occurs when Antonio (running the desk while the brothers go to the hockey game) bumps the Bruins abrasive star goalie Danny "Dead End" Connelly off a Sandpiper flight to a critical game, causing the Bruins to lose.

      Meanwhile, winter tourism on the island takes an upswing when Casey welcomes the International Society of Masochists to Nantucket.moreless
    • The Lyin' King
      Season 7 - Episode 24
      5/7/96
      8.8
      Joe faces a moral dilemma: can he lie to Helen so he can go to a strip club with Brian? The answer is yes, well sorta. To soothe his conscience, he volunteers some time at the Golden Crest retirement home, but ends up taking one of the residents with him to the strip club. Meanwhile, Fay and Antonio write their own eulogies and Roy goes sky diving.moreless
    • Ready, Teddy, Go
      Ready, Teddy, Go
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      1/6/94
      8.8
      Much to Helen's delight, Davis finally shows up after a long string of cancelled dates. But a search through his luggage while he's taking a shower, soon dampens Helen's spirits. Inside a fancy box she finds a lace teddy. Uncomfortable at what this gift seems to indicate about the state of their relationship, she is soon angry when Davis presents her with a box of soaps later, instead of the lingerie.

      Meanwhile, Fay "kidnaps" a rat from the Laboratory of her Psychology Professor to try and save it.moreless
    • The Shrink
      The Shrink
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      10/4/94
      8.8
      After Brian's depression over Alex's departure results in a near break-down during a flight, Joe suggests he go see a psychiatrist. Once there Brian makes a partial recovery. Joe though is the one with the true breakthrough, as he relizes that his earlier acceptance of Helen's suggestion of an earlier wedding date may result in trouble for him in the marriage. When confronted, Helen agrees on the original wedding date, until Casey sparks some doubts. Misunderstanding's ensue, which results in the wedding being called off. But Dr. Greyson's appearance at the airport for a flight leads to a reconciliation. Meanwhile, Lowell attempts to find the hat that Antonio lost for him.moreless
    • Mathers of the Heart
      Mathers of the Heart
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/29/92
      8.8
      Kissed by Helen after he fixes her stove, Lowell decides to ask for a date. She laughs in his face, but concedes to a date while apologizing to him. The next day, the brothers discover that Helen had a wonderful time, while Lowell was bored out of his mind. It takes a while, but on their next date, Lowell finally gets up the nerve to dump Helen. Depressed after being dumped, Helen wonders if she and Joe were meant to be together. But after sharing a steamy kiss in the airport terminal, they quickly dismiss the idea.moreless
    • Hooker, Line and Sinker
      Hooker, Line and Sinker
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      11/7/95
      8.7
      To lift Antonio's spirits after he's dumped by the "Big Faced Girl", Joe and Brian set him up with a girl at the Club Car only to discover later that she's a very expensive hooker.
    • Insanity Claus
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      12/13/94
      8.7
      On Christmas Eve,when Antonio buys Helen's last jelly donut,new air traffic controller Bob snaps,pulls out a gun and takes Antonio hostage.Matters for Antonio only get worse when it is revealed that his new girlfriend is also Bob's wife.Joe is finally able to talk Bob into surrending his gun,but the others are not very appreciative of the means by which he does it.moreless
    • I've Got a Secret
      I've Got a Secret
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      2/4/93
      8.6
      Loose talk at Helen's house one night between Antonio, Helen and Alex reveals Alex once posed for Playboy. Helen and Antonio promise to keep it a secret, but at the airport the following Monday, Joe and Brian quickly find out about it. They quickly raid Roy's office and his collection of Playboys, eventually finding the photo. Antonio becomes the focus of Alex's wrath, but it is soon revealed the secret was leaked by a subconsciously jealous Helen at the beauty parlor. Angry words are exchanged between Alex and Helen when the truth comes to light. The situation is diffused by a very anxious Fay.moreless
    • Friends or Lovers?
      Friends or Lovers?
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      12/7/90
      8.6
      Lonely and desperate, Joe and Helen decide to go out on a date. Brian listening in via a malfunctioning radio joins the unsuspecting pair. After a nice dinner, Joe parks the car up at Indian Point, the local teenage make out spot. After a case of the giggles, they share a long kiss, but decide to hold off on a more serious relationship for now.

      Meanwhile, with Joe still grounded due to high blood pressure, Brian hires a new back up pilot, High school student, Kenny McElvey.moreless
    • Divorce, American Style
      Divorce, American Style
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      1/16/92
      8.6
      Stunned by the news that their "quickie" divorce won't be for another three years, Helen sadly resigns herself to life as Antonio's wife. But soon Brian's news about a green card lottery revives her hopes, until Antonio's call to Immigration reveals he was not picked. But Helen soon finds out Antonio lied about not being picked; when she asks about his deception, he answers that he was hoping that she would grow to love him. Much like his parents had done decades before while in an arranged marriage. It is not to be, however, and Helen asked Antonio for a divorce.moreless
    • High Anxiety
      High Anxiety
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/23/90
      8.6
      Joe gets grounded by the Doctor for his high blood pressure, so he takes his frustration and anger out on Brian, who soon quits to enroll at TWA flight school. Joe, now searching for a new pilot, is unable to find anyone who will work for the salary he is offering. So he decides to sell Sandpiper to Roy. That is, before Brian returns and convinces him to stay in business.moreless
    • Have I Got a Couple for You
      Have I Got a Couple for You
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      1/10/95
      8.6
      With nothing to do one saturday night,Joe and Helen start socializing with a new couple on the island,the Tuckers.Joe and Helen's initial trepidation is soon forgotten in all the fun,but the Tucker's quickly tire of their needy counterparts.Joe and Helen soon find themselves dumped and looking for a new couple. Meanwhile,Brian and Casey start hitting the singles hangouts together and Antonio becomes Lowell's "hands" when Lowell injures his working on the cab.moreless
    • The Spark and How to Get It
      The Spark and How to Get It
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      10/11/94
      8.6
      After his therapist pronounces him fully recovered from his break-up with Alex, Brian plunges back into the dating world. His efforts at the Club Car yield nothing of interest (despite Antonio's assistant with the "Good Cop,Bad Cop" routine), so he follows the advice of others and starts dating casual friend Joan. That elusive "spark" that is missing from their first three dates finally comes to life when Brian breaks up with her. Meanwhile, Lowell prepares a commencement speech address for his alma mater and Casey has trouble getting a good haircut.moreless
    • Labor Pains
      Labor Pains
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      1/28/93
      8.5
      After a trip to see a friend in Boston at Logan Airport and finding out how much more he gets paid, Lowell decides to ask Roy and Joe for a raise. Following Antonio's advice, Lowell threatens to leave for a job in Boston if his demands aren't met. Joe can't afford the raise and Roy refuses to cough up any more money. Even though he doesn't want that job in Boston, Lowell continues to bluff, until he finds himself out of a job, replaced by Gil, and saying goodbye to his friends. But later that night Lowell returns much to everyone's surprise, and pays Antonio back for his advice.moreless
    • Honey, We Broke the Kid
      Honey, We Broke the Kid
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      1/2/96
      8.5
      Joe and Helen volunteer to babysit their friends young daughter, Emily. But it's far from the learning experience that they'd hoped. First Helen refuses to give her anything with taste to eat and then then Emily gets sick with a tummy ache they rush her to the ER, only to discover it's an upset stomach. Meanwhile, Casey gets a big time Hollywood star to come to the island to due her Nantucket Tourism commercial. But unfortunately for Casey, Deke is gay and he responds more to Antonio's adoration than hers. Lastly asking Antonio if he has some time during the summer if he'd like to come out to L.A.moreless
    • The Person Formerly Known as Lowell
      10/31/95
      8.5
      Back from vacation, Lowell goes out for a meal of hot wings with Antonio and lands in hot water when he witnesses a mob hit. After he is threatened by the gangster's lawyer, he decides to join the Witness Protection Program and leave Nantucket forever.
    • Single and Hating It
      Single and Hating It
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      10/9/96
      8.4
      As a furious storm rages outside, Joe and Helen stop by the "Singles Mingle" to drop off Brian's wallet, intent on leaving as soon as possible to begin celebrating the first anniversary of their wedding. But news soon comes that the roads are closed due to high water and everyone is trapped. Not wanting to let everyone know they are married, for fear of their reaction, Joe asks Helen to be his bride again. Meanwhile, Fay, Roy and Casey mingle, while Antonio is rejected by every woman at the party and is offered his money back. While Brian tries to convince the only woman in the place he's attracted to, the sexy bartender, that he's not as pathetic as he seems.moreless
    • Driving Mr. DeCarlo
      Driving Mr. DeCarlo
      Season 7 - Episode 19
      3/12/96
      8.4
      Antonio thinks his fortunes have taken a turn for the better, when one of his passengers hires him to a be his personal chauffeur. But some overheard conversations seem to indicate that his new boss is a mobster (he's actually a diamond broker). Meanwhile, Helen hurriedly reads "Don Quixote" when her old english lit teacher from highschool drops by for a visit.moreless
    • My Brother's Back - And There's Gonna Be Trouble
      1/31/91
      8.4
      When Joe's back goes out and forces him into a stay at the hospital, Brian takes over Sandpiper. His eagerness is soon deflated, when all his new ideas and crazy promotions turns into a disastrous mess. When Joe returns he finds the Airport in complete chaos, with the Marching band and the team mascot ready to board the plane for a world record attempt, and Brian looking for the plane after it went missing.moreless
    • Burnin' Down the House (2)
      Burnin' Down the House (2)
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      9/26/95
      8.4
      When digging through the rubble of Helen's home,Brian and Casey unearth a suitcase and photgraph that had been the hackett brother's only inheritance from their late father. Brian's attempts to remind Joe of that fails, but Joe later sees a vision of his late father and forgives Brian. Meanwhile, Antonio takes his revenge on Brian and Casey and Helen takes out her anger on Casey's clothes.moreless
    • Is That a Ten-Foot Sandwich or Are You Just Glad to See Me?
      Joe and Helen just some time alone with one and another,but Brian and Casey continually interrupt them.To apologize,Brian and Casey decide to surprise them with an engagement party,but Antonio misinterprets an overheard conversation and believes Brian to be sleeping with Casey.When she hears about it,Helen drags Joe to the party site well before they are expected.moreless
    • Just Call Me Angel
      Just Call Me Angel
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      2/5/97
      8.4

      On their way home from Las Vegas, Joe has a bad case of food poisoning and is soon helpless in the airliner's bathroom. Where he is soon followed by the plane's pilots. Leaving the job of hero to be played by Brian who safely lands the plane and becomes an instant celebrity.

      Joe tries to deal with Brian's newfound celebrity and all the grief he's getting from Helen over his "Men's travel bag", but Brian's celebrity is short lived and he soon is back at Sandpiper asking for his old job back once again.

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    • Burnin' Down the House (1)
      Burnin' Down the House (1)
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      9/19/95
      8.4
      Joe and Helen return from their honeymoon in Jamaica to receive bad news: a night of passion between Brian and Casey in Helen's house resulted in a devastating fire. That Leaves Brian kicked out of the house and Sandpiper by Joe.
    • Et Tu, Antonio?
      Et Tu, Antonio?
      Season 6 - Episode 24
      5/16/95
      8.4
      When Antonio's cousin Dominic and his fiancee Teresa visit Nantucket,Antonio finds himself struggling to ignore his feelings for Teresa.He succumbs to temptation during supper at his apartment,after Teresa voices concerns over problems with her relationship.But he ultimately helps his cousin win Teresa back. Meanwhile,Helen's side of the family outshines Joe's when the wedding gifts start to arrive.moreless
    • Twisted Sister
      Twisted Sister
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      9/27/94
      8.3
      The arrival of Helen's older sister Casey to Nantucket side tracks Joe's plan to give Helen an engagement ring. What was originally planned to be an evening for two at Lexington's becomes a party of four. Casey came along to catch up with Helen, and Brian came along to occupy Casey. Then, before Joe can give Helen his ring, Casey gives Helen an even bigger ring as a gift and Joe's angry frustration brings the night to a halt. He apologizes later that night and gives her the ring, but once again Casey drops in to spoil things. Helen finally stands up to Casey, after one to many of her snide remarks. Casey then reveals that her husband has left her and she has no where to go. So Helen invites her to stay with her for as long as she wants.moreless
    • Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
      Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      2/7/95
      8.3
      Struggling to agree on wedding plans,Joe and Helen decide to crash another couple's wedding to check out a place. Unfortunately,their fighting infects the newlyweds.Later at the airport seeing the newlyweds about to take seperate honeymoons, Joe and Helen try to right their wrongs and bring the newlyweds back together.Joe and Helen's efforts help themselves to see that their wedding plan disagreements are not indicative of the marriage to be,but the two newlyweds are only convinced to get an annulment. Meanwhile,Lowell and Antonio train for a Polar Bears competition.moreless
    • Lifeboat
      Lifeboat
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/24/92
      8.3
      Stranded at sea aboard a lifeboat after a water landing, the gang spend restless hours at each other's throats, awaiting rescue. Joe watches his plane sink, and Helen loses her cello. Just as things are at there worst, and the lifeboat is losing air, they are rescued by the Coast Guard. But for Joe things don't get better, as the unpaid bills begin to pile up and his search for a plane to rent proves futile. Finally he decides to sell Sandpiper and move to the South Pacific, and convinces Helen to come with him. But then Lowell comes out of the hangar and says he has something Joe might want to see: it's his plane that was just salvaged. After seeing that, he can't leave.moreless
    • If Elected, I Will Not Live
      If Elected, I Will Not Live
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/31/91
      8.3
      When Roy's opponent for a seat on the town council drops out, the gang convince Joe to run against him. But the surprise endorsement of Joe's campaign manager Fay, by the local newspaper, gives Roy more competition than he can handle. So Roy concocts a plan, involving a story about how he has never won anything his entire life. Touched by Roy's story of his embarrassing failures in grade school, Fay throws the election.moreless
    • All in the Family
      All in the Family
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      3/7/91
      8.3
      When Brian starts to date Kenny's mother, Kenny is worried about Brian's reputation with women. But just as Kenny warms to the idea of them dating, Brian dumps her. Meanwhile, Joe and Helen squabble over the issue of privacy.
    • The Puppetmaster
      The Puppetmaster
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/28/90
      8.3
      To break Helen's "no dating pilots" rule, Brian hires an actor to play Helen's dream date, a man perfect in every way except for the fact he's a pilot. Meanwhile, Roy's idea to keep in touch with Lowell by walkie talkie proves unsuccessful, as Lowell uses it more for fun than actual communication.moreless
    • Hey, Nineteen
      Hey, Nineteen
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      2/10/94
      8.2
      To Helen's disgust and Brian's envy, Joe starts dating 19-year-old Courtney Blake. For Joe it's a perfectly meanlingless relationship, but for Courtney it appears to be much more serious. But Joe soon finds out that Courtney's hearts yearns for another man, much older than he.

      Meanwhile, Roy and Antonio find a dog whose cute charm no woman can resist.moreless
    • All's Fare
      All's Fare
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      11/8/94
      8.2
      To pay off a $1500 IRS fine,Antonio becomes the driver/errand boy/personal assistant to Gavin Rutledge,a business visiting Nantucket for a week for a real estate deal. Uncomfortable at seeing Gavin dating Casey, Antonio faces a major dilemma when he finds out Gavin is married.At the price of his job,Antonio tells Casey about Gavin,and Casey shows her gratitude by giving Antonio a jewelry gift she received from Gavin.

      Meanwhile,Joe is Irked that Brian had an erotic dream about Helen.moreless
    • Oh, Give Me a Home Where the Mathers Don't Roam
      1/20/94
      8.2
      Tired of Lowell's strictness, the brothers boot him out of the house. Despite his reluctance, Lowell buys a new house and tries to adjust to the experience of living alone for the first time.
    • Marriage, Italian Style
      Marriage, Italian Style
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      1/9/92
      8.2
      Antonio arrives at the airport with bad news: the government is planning to deport him. But Antonio can stay if he marries an American citizen, so Brian finds him a bride. But when the federal agent comes to town, Antonio's bride-to-be deserts him. Helen jumps into save Antonio just in time, on the premise that they will get a divorce as soon as possible. Despite getting cold feet right before the wedding, Helen becomes Antonio's wife, but then finds out the divorce won't come for three years.moreless
    • Duet for Plane and Cello
      Duet for Plane and Cello
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      3/28/91
      8.2
      Much to Joe's surprise, Helen wins a job with the Maine State Symphony. But when Helen comes to Joe and tells him she would stay if he only asked, the discussion turns into a huge fight. Then comes the unwelcome news that the Symphony has lost their funding and there is no job. Joe prepares to apologize but Helen's ready to leave; tired of not getting anywhere with her musical career, she decides to leave Nantucket for New York City.

      Meanwhile, a confused looking woman who doesn't speak english and has been hanging around the airport gains Fay's sympathy and Roy's hostility.moreless
    • Nuptials Off
      Nuptials Off
      Season 6 - Episode 23
      5/9/95
      8.2
      When Helen discovers that she and Antonio are still married (by finding papers under her cash register),she turns to Roy for help.He convinces her she needs to fly to Mexico over the weekend to get a quickie divorce,but that means sending Joe out of town on a weekend fly fishing trip.But Helen's plan are strained when Antonio brings in a priest for an annulment and Joe's flight is delayed.moreless
    • Gone But Not Faygotten
      Gone But Not Faygotten
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      2/21/95
      8.2
      When Fay decides to retire,Joe and Brian hire Casey to replace Fay at the counter.To the Hackett's surprise,Casey works wonders for their business.When Fay asks for her old job back,the brother's face a predictament.Rather than fire Casey,they decide to keep both at the counter,and sparks soon fly between the women.Casey's demands that they get rid of one of them is soon fulfilled.She gets fired.moreless
    • A Tale of Two Sister Cities
      A Tale of Two Sister Cities
      Season 7 - Episode 20
      3/26/96
      8.2
      On the verge of losing her job with the Tourism Board, Casey sees a solution when her sister city idea is excepted. But things go downhill when Brian sleeps with the visiting princess of the prospective sister city, Khirinan. Meanwhile, Antonio offers to take the little princesses for their hair care appointment. It turns out to be two dogs, which he promptly loses.moreless
    • All About Christmas Eve
      All About Christmas Eve
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      12/18/96
      8.2
      Another odd christmas falls on Nantucket, as Antonio drives a nun around in search of a vision she saw in a dream. While Joe plays reluctant host to feuding brothers Lou and Harry and a little last minute shopping ends up trapping Fay, Helen and Casey.
    • Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places
      2/14/91
      8.2
      Valentines Day gets off to a rocky start for Helen and Joe. Joe's gift of chocolates is not appreciated by the once overweight Helen. But Helen apologizes for taking it the wrong way, sending Joe a note telling him to meet her at their "special place" later that night. However the have different places in mind, for Joe, it's Indian Point, were they had there first date. For Helen it's Pontorelli's, where they first ate. After a confusing night they finally end up at Pontorelli's for a late Valentine's Day.

      Meanwhile, when Roy's blind date exceeds all his low expectations, all he can do is try and figure out what's wrong with her.moreless
    • The Big Sleep
      The Big Sleep
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      12/12/95
      8.1
      After fighting with Helen over the architect's plans for their new house (he wants a big screen tv in the bedroom,and she wants a walk-in closet), Joe has a strange dream involving Tigers, clowns, Roy bellying dancing and the two of them dying in a plane crash with Antonio. As one by one the dreams events come to pass, Brian tries to convince Joe to heed the dream's warnings, but he fails and soon Joe, Helen and Antonio find themselves plunging to earth in the plane...moreless
    • Joe Blows (2)
      Joe Blows (2)
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      11/11/93
      8.1
      With Joe gone to parts unknown, the heavy burden of running Sandpiper falls on Brian's shoulders. But it's soon revealed through his credit card statement that Joe is in Brian's old stomping grounds. Brian goes to bring Joe back, but ends buying Sandpiper from for a dollar. After struggling to right Sandpiper, Brian finally seems to have things under control when Joe returns. Brian is unwilling to relinquish control of the airline, but Joe only wants Brian's old job, the two finally agree to be partners.moreless
    • As Fate Would Have It
      As Fate Would Have It
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      5/7/92
      8.1
      When Helen accidentally spills soup all over a man's expensive Italian suit, she thinks her fortunes have sunk to their lowest. But it turns out the man is the managing Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and in a bizarre twist of fate, she ends up with a job as a cellist, with her first performance scheduled for that very night. Her happiness is tempered though when everyone except Roy has other commitments and can't attend. But suddenly those disappear and soon they are on there way to Boston. But then yet another hurdle presents itself, as one of the planes engines on Joe's Twin engine Cessna dies. Just as things are looking up, Helen's luck runs out as the other engine dies and they go plunging into the Atlantic.moreless
    • The Love Life and Times of Joe and Helen
      4/4/95
      8.1
      As the wedding draws near,Brian struggles to come up with a gift idea for Joe and Helen.He finally hits up on the idea of making a video for them,and goes about capturing everyone's memories of the relationship on video.
    • The Waxman Cometh
      The Waxman Cometh
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      10/18/94
      8.1
      After receiving 20,000 dollars from the family trust fund,Lowell invests the money in an old wax museum.Despite everyone's doubts about it,Lowell renovates the museum,but at the lackluster grand reopening of "Lowell Mather's House O' Wax",he comes to realize it won't be easy.When news comes of a disastrous fire at the museum,Lowell is determined to start again from scratch,but when he realizes that the place is fully insured against fire,he's thankful just to have his money back.moreless
    • Airport '90
      Airport '90
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      1/3/91
      8.1
      At the urging of an enthusiastic Helen, Joe starts a flight school. However, Helen, Lowell and another student are the only ones to enroll. Joe spends 3 days on lift and Helen is ready to quit. Bored out of her mind, Brian offers her a chance to fly the plane. But air turbulence knocks Brian out cold shortly after take off, leaving Helen on her own in the skies. Joe talks her down and the near death experience has Joe and Helen finally taking the final plunge into "dating."moreless
    • Sons and Lovers
      Sons and Lovers
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      1/16/96
      8.1
      It's Roy's 12th birthday (he was born on a leap year), and Helen contacts Roy's son R.J. and convinces him to come back to Nantucket for the party. But the initial reconciliation is dashed when R.J. brings his significant other to the party. Meanwhile, Brian helps Antonio out by driving the cab while Antonio waits for his drivers license.moreless
    • An Affair to Forget
      An Affair to Forget
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/14/93
      8.1
      Joe is upset when he becomes Brian and Alex's chauffeur to their Vermont getaway and Helen's to New York City to see Davis. But he ends up having the most fun, as he and Helen are forced to stay with Brian and Alex, ruining their much anticipated first night as lovers. Brian and Alex end up having a huge fight and almost break up and Helen gets smashed out of her mind. Meanwhile, Antonio and Fay help Roy change his image to try and impress a new woman.moreless
    • Around the World in Eighty Years
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      4/26/90
      8.1
      Fay discovers that a man who has been in the airport for several days is only minutes away from completing a two-year flying trip around the world. But due do to a promise he made to god when his trip began, he believes he will die as soon as he finishes his journey. Despite Fay's encouragement, he finally decides to retrace his long route around the world to get home.

      Meanwhile, to help Helen achieve her dream of becoming a concert cellist, Brian suggests she wear a sexy dress to her audition for the cambridge orchestra. But when she loses the job, she wonders what failed her: her musical ability or her dress?

      After receiving Joe's stunned opinion, Helen hurries off to practice.moreless
    • Joe Blows (1)
      Joe Blows (1)
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      11/4/93
      8.1
      The day starts of bad for Joe when a passenger threatens a lawsuit if his lost luggage isn't returned by the end of the day. After he struggles to trace the luggage, the others intrude their concerns into his life. Antonio wants Joe to co-sign a loan for a new cab. Helen wants advice about what to do with her relationship with Davis. Brian wants Joe to ask Alex about their disappointing first night as lovers. Roy annoys everyone by showing off his new radio commercial for AeroMass. Fay wants Joe to talk to the town council. When Joe's relief at giving the passenger his luggage is blunted by the man's insistence that someone else pay for the scratches on it, he finally loses it. Tired of his stressful life, Joe leaves Nantucket.moreless
    • Heartache Tonight
      Heartache Tonight
      Season 8 - Episode 20
      4/16/97
      8.1
      Roy invites Joe and Helen over to his house on an important night for him: the introduction of his girlfriend to his mother. But when he's dumped before the fateful evening, Helen reluctantly fills in. Meanwhile, Brian passes on his cold to Casey before her big date.
    • Whose Wife is it Anyway?
      Whose Wife is it Anyway?
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      9/20/94
      8.1
      After their night together, Helen tells Joe that it was all a big mistake and heads to New York to marry Davis. While bemoaning his loss with Brian (who has sorrows of his own, when news comes that Alex has left the island for good), Joe comes to realize he has to win Helen back. He follows her to New York and finally catches up to her in the elevator on the way to Davis' penthouse. Joe asks Helen to marry him, and she says yes.moreless
    • Escape from New York
      Escape from New York
      Season 8 - Episode 16
      2/19/97
      8.1
      Brian and Helen's trip to New York to see "Rent" turns into a nightmare when the theatre refuses to transfer the tickets from Helen's benefactor to her. Even worse a con-man robs them of their money and Helen is forced to compete in a drag queen contest in order to get the money to get home. Meanwhile, A bad back leaves Joe in the house alone with a suddenly talkative Antonio.moreless
    • Ladies Who Lunch
      Ladies Who Lunch
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/21/91
      8.0
      Tired of the bickering between Helen and Gail, Joe suggests that the two go out to lunch together. Things go far better than he expects, though, as the two women become fast friends, comparing embarrassing notes about him. A confrontation between Joe and Helen about the strange triangle quickly turns from angry words to passion, only to be interrupted by a shocked Gail. Gail breaks it off with Joe and departs, while Helen brushes away the newly reawakened feelings and leaves too, leaving Joe alone. Meanwhile, Fay tries to continue her streak of touching every first lady since Eleanor Roosevelt, when the president and his wife visit Nantucket. But when Roy demands to have his picture taken with the president, he is arrested for his trouble.moreless
    • Date Package Number Seven
      Date Package Number Seven
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      5/13/93
      8.0
      Alex's weekend with Brian is spoiled when the wonderful spontaneity of the event revealed by Joe and Helen to be one of Brian's many prepared date packages. But instead of taking advantage of Brian's failure, Joe pleads his brother's case to Alex, and she and Brian decide to start dating.
    • I Ain't Got No Bunny
      I Ain't Got No Bunny
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/17/91
      8.0
      Hearing that Lowell is having problems with his wife Bunny because of his paranoia that she's flirting with other men, Brian offers foolishly to discuss the issue with Bunny. Unfortunately, Lowell's suspicions are not unfounded, as Brian soon finds out when Joe walks in on Bunny coming on to Brian.
    • The Story of Joe
      The Story of Joe
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      10/5/90
      8.0
      A writer from 'American Flyer Magazine' comes to the island to interview Joe and he thinks his fortunes may have taken an upswing. But when the writer's interest is grabbed by Brian's wild adventures, Joe is left with nothing but jealousy. But despite Joe's accusations to the contrary, Brian has been talking to the writer about his brother. Unfortunately the editor kills the story, feeling there really is no story.

      Meanwhile, Cliff and Norm (from Cheers Fame) arrive on the island for a fishing trip. But have a little trouble actually reaching the water, due to the many wonderful pubs located on the island.moreless
    • So Long, Frank Lloyd Wrong
      So Long, Frank Lloyd Wrong
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      11/21/95
      8.0
      Joe and Helen's initial fortune at landing famous architect Y.M. Burg to design their new house soon turns sour as he suggests a house shaped like a giant "7". Meanwhile, Brian hires a new mechanic, Budd Bronski, who attempts to live down a previous "incident".
    • Grouses, Houses and Bickering Spouses
      5/21/96
      8.0
      Burdened with continual problems by living with Brian and Casey, as well as further delays in the building of their new house, Joe and Helen decide to buy another house. They solve one problem by selling their "old" new home, but another presents itself in the last moments in the old Hackett house.moreless
    • Too Beautiful for You
      Too Beautiful for You
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      10/23/96
      8.0
      Antonio volunteers to man the Nantucket Suicide Hotline, it soon pays off for him when he scores a date with a caller he helped. When they meet he can't believe his eyes or his luck and keeps waiting for the other shoe to drop and for her to dump him. But the weird thing is, she never does. Meanwhile, Helen faces some new competition when a food cart starts operating at the airport.moreless
    • Ex, Lies and Videotape
      Ex, Lies and Videotape
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      2/28/95
      8.0
      Brian's excitement over appearing on a talk show is dampened when his ex-girlfriend Alex also appears.After bitter words on and off the screen,the two sleep together,but Brian decides to end things.He is beaten to the punch,however,as Alex leaves once again.
    • House of Blues
      House of Blues
      Season 8 - Episode 17
      3/5/97
      8.0
      Kicked out by Joe and Helen, Brian and Casey move into a new home with the help of a new roommate Antonio. Whose money goes into the house, but who body is still living with his girlfriend Elise. But things suddenly become crowded when Antonio is dumped and has to move back home. Meanwhile, Joe and Helen's fling with nudism has them being threatened with blackmail, when the neighbor kids snap photo's of them (which end up on the internet).moreless
    • Remembrance of Flings Past (1)
      Remembrance of Flings Past (1)
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      2/9/95
      7.9
      The Gang make preparations for the upcoming 5-class Siasconet High reunion,but the events of the reunion are not what anyone expects.
    • The Key to Alex
      The Key to Alex
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      3/15/93
      7.9
      In their pursuit of Alex, Joe and Brian take some indirect tips from Helen as she describes her own reactions to another's man advances. But Alex sees through all their ploys, until Joe and Brian finally resort to honest conversation over dinner to settle their relationship with Alex.
    • The Faygitive
      The Faygitive
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      1/27/94
      7.9
      Fay is feeling spooked when friends tell her that someone has been asking questions about her. When a Private Investigator shows up at the airport, she's not sure what to expect. The man who hired the P.I. shows up and tells his story; He was a soldier who went to a USO dance where Fay volunteered, back during the Korean War, who then went off to war owing Fay a dance, and he's finally arrived to get that last dance.

      Meanwhile, Antonio gets an illegal cable hookup from a friend of Roy.moreless
    • Remembrance of Flings Past (2)
      Remembrance of Flings Past (2)
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      2/14/95
      7.9
      After receiving the news that he might be the father of Sara's little boy,Jason,Joe is advised by Roy to keep quite on the whole affair,but Joe's guilt forces him to tell Brian and Helen.Brian is angry that Joe slept with his ex-girlfriend;Helen is upset but supportive.When blood tests reveal that Joe is not the father,Joe and Helen are happy.But it dashes Brian's hopes of Sara staying on the island as she decides to leave to find the Jason's true father.

      Meanwhile,Lowell questions his choice in careers and Antonio struggles to make Casey his valentine.moreless
    • Roy Crazy
      Roy Crazy
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      4/14/94
      7.9
      The appearance of Roy's ex-wife Sylvia on Nantucket surprises the gang as much as it delights Roy. Roy hopes for a reconciliation, but after a phone call comes into AeroMass saying that she was only doing it to get even with her cheating ex-husband, Brian reluctantly tells Roy. Roy refuses to believe him at first, but eventually skips out on sleeping with his ex.

      Meanwhile, Helen tries to fend off a smitten and slightly crazy waiter from the crab house.moreless
    • A Terminal Christmas
      A Terminal Christmas
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      12/21/90
      7.8
      When everyone's Christmas turns rotten (an airport tradition), the gang decide to crash Fay's Christmas Party. But when they arrive they find her alone, sad and depressed that this is her first Christmas without her third husband George. After a lifeless dinner Fay finally comes to peace with her husband's departure by scattering George's ashes over the ocean.moreless
    • This Old House
      This Old House
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      1/30/92
      7.8
      The news that the Hackett's old house has been condemned due to storm damage has the two brother's trying to save it. But all efforts fail, so the gang visit the house one more time before the wrecking ball is scheduled to level the place. Reliving their unhappy childhoods, Joe and Brian realize how miserable their memories of the house really are, and they decide to get a head start on the wrecking ball by doing a little demolishing of their own. Belatedly, they find out that the house has been saved by the historic committee.moreless
    • Business or Pleasure
      Business or Pleasure
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      10/7/93
      7.7
      Intent on expanding Sandpiper, Joe flies in potential investor Davis Lynch from New York City. Smitten with Helen, Davis gets Joe to show him around the island. Accused by the others of treating Helen like a prostitute, Joe goes to the crab house where Helen and Davis are dining to get her off the hook. But there's bad news; Davis isn't going invest in Sandpiper and Helen refuses to leave with him.moreless
    • Exit Laughing
      Exit Laughing
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      1/7/93
      7.7
      Helen ignores Joe's advice and decides to go out with one of Joe's old college friends, but she soon comes to regret that decision when she realizes she can't bear his annoying laugh.
    • Dreamgirl
      Dreamgirl
      Season 8 - Episode 19
      4/2/97
      7.7
      When Fay goes on vacation, the Hackett's hire a beautiful woman to fill in at the counter. Brian finds her distressingly distracting, while Joe and Helen have uneasy dreams about her. Meanwhile, Casey helps Antonio get a job at the department store, only to see him promoted ahead of her.
    • Legacy
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      4/19/90
      7.7
      On Nantucket Island, Joe Hackett, owner and sole pilot of Sandpiper Air, receives a letter from the executor of his late father's will. The letter contains a package to be opened only in the presence of his brother, Brian, who had run off with Joe's fiancée Carol six years ago, and to whom Joe had not spoken to since. At the urging of Helen, proprietress of the airport lunch counter and longtime friend to both brothers, Joe calls up Brian to invite him to the island. After Brian's arrival, the two open the package only to discover a key to a security deposit box. Expecting to a find a fortune, the two brothers head of to the bank. But they return with another key, this one to a lock in Boston. The trail of keys continue, until they return to Nantucket with a key belonging to an unknown lock. Frustrated at the meaningless chase, the strained peace between the two brothers dissolves. The painful subject of Carol is brought up, but Brian reveals that Carol ran off with another man only two weeks ago. Just as Brian is ready to leave the airport, Fay discovers that the key belongs to one of the lockers at the airport. Inside is one last suitcase, and inside that suitcase....is nothing but joke snakes and a picture of young Joe and Brian together. Their father's last wish was to have his estranged sons reunited, and that wish is granted as Brian accepts Joe's job offer to be a pilot for Sandpiper.moreless
    • Is That a Subpoena in Your Pocket...?
      9/26/91
      7.7
      Helen refuses to pay for the repairs to Joe's office after running her jeep through it. So Joe takes her to small claims court. Helen falls and hurts her ankle and is late for court, when she does arrive Joe thinks she's faking and pushes her down and pokes her with her own crutch. In the end Joe wins the case and rubs it in so much, Helen once again smashes her jeep through his office (after Lowell had rebuilt).moreless
    • Happy Holidays
      Happy Holidays
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      12/16/93
      7.7
      The Christmas season brings little joy to the airport. Bunny arrives on Nantucket to attend a friend's wedding, and ends up sleeping with Antonio in the backseat of his cab. Antonio struggles with the guilt and eventually tells Lowell. Meanwhile, Brian is reluctant to meet Alex's parents for Christmas, Joe deals with the loss of a tree and Fay's harpish efforts to organize the Christmas party are not appreciated by Helen.moreless
    • Return to Nantucket (2)
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      5/10/90
      7.6
      Brian's talks Carol into returning to Nantucket with him. But Brian's happiness is soon destroyed when Joe reveals Carol made a pass at him. Following that, both brothers decide she is no good for them, and the bizarre triangle finally comes to an end.
    • Noses Off
      Noses Off
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/8/92
      7.6
      Sandpiper is finally back in business, but Joe's nose is broken by a man who mistakes him for Brian. At the surgeon's office, the doctor's observation of a bump on Brian's nose has him obsessing about getting a nose job.
    • Return to Nantucket (1)
      Return to Nantucket (1)
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      5/3/90
      7.6
      After an old friend drops by the airport and tells Brian that Carol is flying from Miami to London, Brian discovers that her flight is stopping in Boston. Hoping to be reunited with his ex-wife, Brian leaves a message for Carol at the Boston terminal to meet him at the top of the Prudential Building. Despite the fog and Joe's advice to the contrary, Brian flies to Boston to meet her. Joe and Helen follow to pick up the pieces when Carol doesn't show. But much to their surprise she does.moreless
    • Stew in a Stew
      Stew in a Stew
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      1/23/92
      7.6
      Fay is understanding when Joe tells her he won't be able to give her a raise, but when she sees the brothers gloating over a pair of new leather flight jackets, she quits. She accepts a position at Aeromass, while Joe struggles at Sandpiper. After Brian tells the story of how they met years ago, their differences are finally resolved.moreless
    • Stop in the Name of Love
      Stop in the Name of Love
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/16/93
      7.6
      Everyone is of course skeptical when Brian announces that his relationship with Alex is special. To try to ensure that their relationship lasts longer than a couple of weeks, they decide not to sleep with one another yet.
    • Take My Life, Please
      Take My Life, Please
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      2/27/92
      7.5
      After her short-lived career in real estate ends in disgrace, the gang convince Helen to take a job placement exam. When the exam suggests she should pursue a career in Music or Food Service, they decide to change it, to Law or Stand Up Comedian. To everyone's surprise, the least likely of the two chooses is the one she picks; Comedian. At Brian's suggestion she uses her cello as her gimmick, and posts flyers all over town about her big comedy debut at the Club Car. But her big night is ruined when a comedian on just before her uses virtually the same gimmick and wows the crowd.moreless
    • Long Distance Lament
      Long Distance Lament
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      4/28/94
      7.5
      Davis cancels yet another date, so Helen decides to go out with another man. When Joe's date with Sandra suddenly comes into conflict with his date with Joy, Joe decides to lie his way out of his date with Sandra. Joe's lies come back to bite him, as Joy cancels on him. Davis shows up on the island after all, only to find out Helen is out with another man. So he treats Joe to a night out at the Club Car, where Helen and her date show up, followed quickly by Sandra. Joe ends up busted while Davis and Helen go elsewhere to reconcile.moreless
    • Bye-Bye, Bunny
      Bye-Bye, Bunny
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      9/30/93
      7.5
      Lowell and Bunny make their separation final by signing the divorce papers, but as Joe and Brian discover the next morning, they again start sleeping together. Lowell begins thinking the marriage can be saved, until he finds out that Bunny has a fiance in Boston.

      Meanwhile, Antonio consoles a woman named Betty via a cellular phone left in his cab by her cheating husband. Fay is in on the plot as she too talks to her daily. But it's soon revealed that Betty's husband came to Nantucket to have an affair, but couldn't go through with it.moreless
    • She's Gotta Have It
      She's Gotta Have It
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      11/14/95
      7.5
      Joe and Helen reap unexpected benefits after getting a large insurance settlement from Helen's house having burned down. But Joe soon faces the task of stopping Helen's shopping spree, before it leaves them broke. Meanwhile, Brian and Casey try to find something in common and Antonio returns to Edna, "The Big Faced Girl".moreless
    • Sleepless in Nantucket
      Sleepless in Nantucket
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      3/10/94
      7.5
      Thinking it will be a good idea, Brian moves in with Alex, but both quickly become irritated by the other's annoying habits. But faced with the prospect of breaking up, the two settle their differences, as Joe repeatedly carries Brian's speakers up and down the steps. Meanwhile, Lowell attempts to come up with a name for his sister's baby.moreless
    • Black Eye Affair
      Black Eye Affair
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      10/28/93
      7.5
      News of Davis' impending arrival on Nantucket is soon followed by troubles for Helen: a friend drops by in need of a sympathetic ear, a quick trip to the gym results in a black eye and the chlorine reacts with the highlights in her hair. Then a skin rash appears which turns out to be poison ivy. While Lowell is having trouble cooking dinner, Roy shows up with his pals to get a picture of Stella in the buff and hopefully have her sign it. All of this before Davis even is expected.moreless
    • The Gift of Life
      The Gift of Life
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      10/30/96
      7.5
      When a medical courier leaves his package in the terminal on Halloween Eve, the gang scramble to find him before time runs out.
    • The Taming of the Shrew
      The Taming of the Shrew
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/10/91
      7.5
      Concerned by Helen's persistent anger over her break up with Joe, the rest of the group convince her to seek help with a end of relationships transition group. Though the group turns out to be a senior citizen's group, Helen realizes the true source of her pain and finally has a reconciliation with Joe. But it doesn't save Joe's poor office from Helen's jeep; though it's Joe who accidentally plows through his office this time.

      Meanwhile, after escorting Helen to the group meeting, Brian becomes obsessed with talking about Carol and takes over the group.moreless
    • A Decent Proposal
      A Decent Proposal
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      5/12/94
      7.4
      Joe's efforts to raise more money for Sandpiper seem to be on the verge of paying off; he awaits word from the bank loan office. Meanwhile, Helen is distraught at the news of Davis' mid-week arrival. She is sure Davis is coming to break up with her. But Davis surprises her with a marriage proposal, and she readily accepts. She leaves to go home to pack for her flight to New York that night just as Joe arrives back from the bank, with the good news that the bank has agreed to the loan. Stunned by the news of the marriage, Joe goes over to Helen's house. Joe and Helen congratulate each other on their respective good fortunes and the memory of their relationship returns. When Brian enters Joe's room later that night, he finds Helen and Joe in bed together.moreless
    • Lynch Party
      Lynch Party
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      2/20/96
      7.4
      When news arrives that Davis Lynch has re-surfaced, Helen recounts the tale of how she never broke off her engagement. Then tries to break the news to Davis, while not alerting Joe.
    • Moonlighting
      Moonlighting
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      2/17/94
      7.4
      To ease Alex's embarrassment over having to take a job as waitress during the off-season, the gang tell their own stories of off-season jobs. Joe flew a star chimpanzee, Fay dressed up as a Giant Lobster, Antonio sold funeral plots and Brian and Helen performed a magic act for Roy's Lodge.moreless
    • Say It Ain't So, Joe
      Say It Ain't So, Joe
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      4/30/92
      7.4
      To help commemorate the anticipated breaking of Joe's old high school strike out record, Joe's old coach coerces him to fly him and his star player Ty Warner to the game. But when Joe decides not to land at the airport, due to poor visibility, was his main concern safety or his record? Either way after Roy offers to fly him, Ty gets to the game and pitches the last two innings, striking all 6 batters he faces and breaks the record.moreless
    • Bye, George
      Bye, George
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      1/30/96
      7.4
      Fay quickly falls for a new guy in her life (Lyle). The dashing man she met on a cruise, but the wedding is jeopardized when Fay learns the awful truth about him. His real first name is George, just like her first three dead husbands. Armed with this new knowledge Fay decides against making it a fourth George and calls off the wedding.moreless
    • 5/17/90
      7.2
      To help his brother's social life, Brian sets up Joe on a blind date. However, Joe's date (Cindy) turns out to have a certain reputation, that being one of an "easy girl." Predictably the date turns into a disaster. Eventually Cindy decides to leave Nantucket and start a new life in Boston.moreless
    • The Naked Truth
      The Naked Truth
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/19/91
      7.2
      After a ten month silence, Joe hears from Helen in New York City. When Helen fishes around about their relationship, he can't bring himself to tell her about his new girlfriend, Gail. Joe and Brian travel to New York, so Joe can tell Helen in person about Gail, but the two find Helen working as a waitress in a strip joint. Intent on getting Helen to leave New York and return to Nantucket, Joe doesn't mention Gail. Shortly following their return to the island, Gail surprises them. After a screaming match and feeling hurt and betrayed, Helen drives her jeep through Joe's office.moreless
    • Death Becomes Him
      Death Becomes Him
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      10/10/95
      7.2
      The sad news of Harrison Kingsbury's death in Miami is occasion for celebration at Sandpiper as Kingsbury's daughter Eleanor hires the Hacketts to bring the body back to Nantucket. But the brothers fly the wrong body back to the island and it's up to Joe to impersonate the late Kingsbury at the funeral.moreless
    • Just Say No
      Just Say No
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/19/92
      7.2
      Joe and Helen watch with trepidation as one of Brian's old girlfriends, Shannon Moss, arrives for a visit. Their fears are soon realized when Brian falls under her spell yet again. The fact is that she is just using him to boost her own fragile ego. For her career is in trouble, and her boyfriend has just dumped her. But Brian thinks they're starting a real relationship this time. As always, Shannon pushes him aside once her life seems to fall back into place. Brian doesn't wake up to the truth until goaded by Joe and Helen into a final confrontation with Shannon in the airport.moreless
    • Portrait of the Con Artist as a Young Man
      3/21/95
      7.2
      Lowell's innocent birthday gift to Casey lands him a show at an art museum when Casey shows off the gift to a museum director. Determined to launch both their careers in the art world,Casey relentlessly pushes Lowell's artistic abilities to the limit to try and meet the shows deadline,but eventually gives up after discovering how out stressed Lowell becomes. Meanwhile,Brian's efforts to finish a roll of film for Joe and Helen are not appreciated (he takes a picture of something very private),as the prank ends up in the hands of Helen's parents.moreless
    • Four Dates That Will Live in Infamy
      4/2/92
      7.1
      Antonio's stories of his success with a video dating service prompt Joe, Brian, Helen and Lowell to give it try. But things don't turn out as good as they'd hoped. Helen ends up working at the Club Car; Joe dates a woman who will only talk through a wooden dummy. Brian gets saddled with a business obsessed control freak. In the end, Lowell is the only one who has a nice time.moreless
    • A Standup Kind of Guy
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/26/90
      6.9
      A man claiming to be Joe's old high school friend asks Joe to be his best man. But Joe can't remember anything about the groom, even after the wedding party arrives on Nantucket.
    • Love Means Never Having to Say Geronimo
      2/21/91
      6.9
      Wanting a night alone, Joe and Helen kick Brian out of the house, but Brian shows up the next day with a woman named Gwen who he intends to marry. Despite the objections of Joe and Helen, the happy couple and the wedding party (with Roy as the minister and Joe and Helen as the Best Man and Brides Maid, respectively) go up in Joe's plane, to watch the marriage ceremony and subsequent skydive.

      In the midst of all this excitement Joe and Helen decide to take the plunge too. Suddenly Gwen has a major change of heart and she and Brian decide not to get married after all, as do Joe and Helen.moreless
    • 2 Good 2 B 4 Gotten
      2 Good 2 B 4 Gotten
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/18/93
      6.8
      When news arrives that Sandy Cooper is returning to Nantucket, Joe fears her high school obsession with him will return, but the others think he's imagining things. Joe's fears are soon realized when he goes to help her move some books from her basement and it becomes their prom night all over again. Meanwhile, Antonio tries to raise money to send his family and Roy is worried about a visit from his cranky mother.moreless
    • The Gift (1)
      The Gift (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      2/11/93
      6.8
      When Helen hears about auditions for the Nantucket String Quartet, it revives her aspirations of being a cellist. Unfortunately, she has no cello. Urged on by Brian, she takes on a second job at the fish packing plant to earn money for a new cello, but her happiness soon turns sour when she gets laid off. Disturbed at seeing her so unhappy, Brian convinces Joe help him buy Helen a new cello. To the two brothers shock she refuses the generous gift.

      Meanwhile, Fay, Antonio, Roy and Lowell get parts in the community theatre's production of "The Phantom of the Oprah."moreless
    • The Gift (2)
      The Gift (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      2/18/93
      6.8
      Helen is unhappy that the brothers are "coming to her rescue" with their gift, but they finally convince her to accept the cello and go after the job in the Nantucket String Quartet. When the first choices of the String Quartet decline, she wins a place in the group. Helen's happiness is soon tempered by the strange quirks of her fellow musicians, but for the sake of the job Brian and Joe helped her get, she doesn't quit.

      Meanwhile, "Phantom of the Oprah" is canceled before the first performance.moreless
    • Wingless (2)
      Wingless (2)
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      11/20/96
      6.8
      Cord's first act as the new President of Sandpiper is to hold a meeting, informing everyone they need a "big idea". Something that drives Joe crazy, trying to get everyone to see there is no "Big Idea". But there is, little does Roy know that he would be responsible for the "Big Idea". Mentioning to Cord that the charter business is the one, he hasn't been able to crack. So after contacting friend of his in the music business, the "Big Idea" pays off when Sandpiper becomes the charter for the singing sensation the Todds (a tv version of the Judds). That is until a fued breaks out and the tour is cancelled.moreless
    • The Late Mrs. Biggins
      The Late Mrs. Biggins
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      12/12/91
      6.8
      Pressured by questions, Roy reveals his wife Sylvia is not dead after all, instead living in Boston after having deserted him abruptly sixteen years ago. In the company of Brian, Roy flies to Boston to win his wife back. Roy's efforts are for naught, however, as Sylvia refuses to leave her life as the wife of a rich plastic surgeon to return to Nantucket with him.moreless
    • Wingless (1)
      Wingless (1)
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      11/13/96
      6.8
      A financial crisis forces Joe to seek out an investor for Sandpiper. He thinks his luck has changed when businessman Jonathan Clayton comes to the island. But Clayton soon announces, he doesn't invest in companies he buys them. Having no other choice Joe decides to sell.
    • Wingless (3)
      Wingless (3)
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      12/11/96
      6.8
      When Cord chickens out on delivering a presentation before his father's board of directors, Joe and Brian must deliver it. Meanwhile, hanging in the men's room, Helen's learns a nasty secret: Cord was expected to fail at Sandpiper for the tax write-off.
    • Love Overboard
      Love Overboard
      Season 7 - Episode 25
      5/14/96
      6.7
      Casey finally catches up with the husband who abandoned her, but her rage lessens as he professes his heartfelt remorse at his desperate act. She's understanding to his sad stories of being bankrupt and shame causing him to leave her in the first place...until she sees him on his yacht. Meanwhile, Roy teaches Antonio how to dance.moreless
    • Oedipus Wrecks
      Oedipus Wrecks
      Season 8 - Episode 21
      5/7/97
      6.7
      Brian is surprised to find out his new girlfriend, Emily has a son that is already in college. Further complications ensue when Casey takes a shine to the younger man. Meanwhile, Joe and Roy go to the circus: Joe to try and deal with his childhood trauma and Roy to demand an apology from the clown who humilated him in his act.moreless
    • What About Larry?
      What About Larry?
      Season 7 - Episode 21
      4/9/96
      6.6
      The contractor Joe and Helen hires to build their new house falls apart when his wife kicks him out. It's then up to Joe and Helen try to rebuild his confidence and get him back to work. Meanwhile, a vacationing George Kennedy is bothered by an annoying fan, Brian.
    • Maybe It's You
      Maybe It's You
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      10/2/96
      6.6
      Brian's vow to find a deeper, more meaningful relationship is tested by beautiful but dumb Dani. Meanwhile, Joe tries to deal with the fact that one of his best friends didn't invite him to his wedding.
    • Mother Wore Stripes
      Mother Wore Stripes
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      3/14/91
      6.6
      Brian is ecstatic when his and Joe's mother returns to Nantucket years after deserting them and their father. For Joe it's too little to late, because he can't forgive her for leaving.
    • Call of the Wild
      Call of the Wild
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      5/5/94
      6.5
      When Brian's old friend Danny arrives on the island, the two start reliving their old wild lifestyle, and Alex begins to feel neglected. Things come to a boil when Brian returns from an all night party in New York City. Alex tells him to pack up his stuff and get of her apartment and Brian's final plea at the end fails.

      Meanwhile, Lowell is taken advantage of by his childhood idol, Big Strong Man.moreless
    • Miss Jenkins
      Miss Jenkins
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      11/15/94
      6.5
      The return of 9th grade English teacher Laura Jenkins to Nantucket reawakens the Hackett's schoolboy crushes.For Brian fantasy becomes reality when he spends the night with her,but to his embarrassment,he doesn't perform. Meanwhile,Roy deals with a con man interested in marrying his mother for her social security check.
    • Boys Will Be Girls
      Boys Will Be Girls
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      4/7/94
      6.3
      When the High School football coach who used to terrorize the Hacketts returns to Nantucket to be honored in a Gym dedication, Joe and Brian plan a practical joke to get even. Sneaking into the Coach's hotel room at night, the brothers dress him up like a woman and take pictures of him. Unfortunately, the coach died earlier that night, and when his body is discovered in the morning, rumors abound about his crossdressing private life. When Helen learns about the brothers' practical joke, she forces them to speak at the dedication ceremony, but instead of admitting their deed, the brothers defend the privacy of individuals and escape unscathed.moreless
    • Love at First Flight
      Love at First Flight
      Season 7 - Episode 16
      2/13/96
      6.3
      Brian falls in love with a woman while flying her to Nantucket for her wedding. Meanwhile, Antonio has mixed feeling after finding out Roy is dating Edna, "The Big Faced Girl". As it turns out she was only paying Roy so he would make Antonio jealous, so he would come back to her.moreless
    • Exclusively Yours
      Exclusively Yours
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      2/14/94
      6.2
      Brian's exclusive commitment to Alex is sorely tested when Joe flies in a group of models for a photo shoot. Meanwhile, Helen's decision to name food items on her menu after the people in the airport doesn't go as well as she would have hoped. Lowell takes forever deciding what he wants to be, but finally suggests "LowellSlaw" and Roy objects to being associated with the Giant Turkey Leg.moreless
    • Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes
      Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      2/13/92
      6.2
      Dr. Frasier Crane's plans to conduct a self-esteem seminar on Nantucket are interrupted by Helen's accusations that he ruined her life in New York City when she attended one of his seminars. Instead of the refund she desires, Frasier allows Helen to attend the seminar for free to see if her problems can be solved. The seminar soon turns into an airing out of some of the long standing conflicts between Joe, Brian and Helen and Frasier's seminar is ruined.moreless
    • One Flew Over the Cooper's Nest
      One Flew Over the Cooper's Nest
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      2/27/96
      6.1
      Sandy's return sends Joe to the psychologist, as no one believe's stories of her obsession with him. The psychologists does wonders to calm Joe down, but the real psycho is revealed when Joe meets Sandy in the vacant psychologist's office. Meanwhile, Roy, Antonio, Fay and Casey try to deal with the news they may have suffered food poisoning from Helen's tuna.moreless
    • Final Approach (1)
      Final Approach (1)
      Season 8 - Episode 23
      5/21/97
      6.1
      To cheer up Helen, Joe restores her old cello. While Helen is busy rediscovering her old passion, Joe and Brian discover the ages old treasure hunt they undertook when their father died isn't over yet. They and the rest of the gang are led all over New England, only to wind up back at the airport, to discover $250,000 in an old suitcase in an airport locker.moreless
    • Final Approach (2)
      Final Approach (2)
      Season 8 - Episode 24
      5/21/97
      6.1
      Joe and Brian are divided over their new-found inheritance: Joe wants to expand the business, and Brian wants the money to leave Nantucket and the tedium of his job. Joe's agony over the dissolving of the partnership is further complicated when he learns of Helen's earth shaking news: she's been invited to study cello in Vienna with the world's greatest cellist. Joe is prepared to sacrifice Sandpiper to help Helen finally live her dream. But it is Brian who makes the final sacrifice, by postponing his and Casey's move to the Carribean, in order to run Sandpiper for one year while Joe and Helen are away in Vienna.moreless
    • She's ... Back
      She's ... Back
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      1/3/95
      5.7
      When Sandy Cooper returns to the island,Joe fears yet another bizarre encounter with the obsesses woman.She tells him it was all a practical joke,and he believes her until a stop at Helen's house becomes Sandy and Joe's wedding day. Meanwhile,Fay forces the old 70's wardrobe,of one of her dead husbands,onto Antonio and he wears to make her feel better, despite hating it.Also Lowell tries life as a vegetarian.moreless
    • My Brother's Keeper
      My Brother's Keeper
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      11/7/91
      5.7
      The arrival of Millionaire Mimsy Borogroves has Fay, Roy and Helen eager to tap into her immense wealth; Fay wants a new Senior Citizens Center, Roy (now as a City Councilman) wants investment money for Nantucket and Helen wants to start of her new real estate career with a big sell. But Mimsy has eyes for Brian, and he soon enjoys the good life, receiving expensive presents and accompanying Mimsy everywhere. Joe is ashamed of Brian's actions, but Brian ignores him. Joe's disgust quickly disappears when Mimsy offers to buy him a new plane. Unfortunately for the rest of the group, Brian finally takes heed of Joe's earlier words and ends his relationship with Mimsy. Who in turn pulls all of her money out of Nantucket.moreless
    • ... Like a Neighbor Scorned
      ... Like a Neighbor Scorned
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      9/25/96
      5.7
      Joe and Helen meet the next-door neighbors, Steve and Barbara, but what starts out as pleasant soon turns disturbing when Steve asks for $5000 to cover his gambling debts. Becoming increasingly paraniod after a fight Joe and Helen decide to try and make amends, only to find out their new neighbors are only on the island for the month. Meanwhile, Antonio recieves his Uncle Bernardo's personal affects after he dies. Which includes a set of perfume scented love letters appearantly from Bernardo to a certain very famous movie star of the times (Gina Lollobrigida). Hearing this Antonio suddenly becomes a suave ladies man with confidence, until he finds out his Uncle wasn't in love Gina, but Gino.moreless
    • Fay There, Georgy Girl
      Fay There, Georgy Girl
      Season 8 - Episode 15
      2/12/97
      5.5
      After selling off the valuables of her George's, Fay is visited by their ghosts, demanding that she buy back their items. Meanwhile, Joe's Valentine's Day efforts seem paltry to Helen compared to the man intending to propose to his beloved with a banner flying from the Sandpiper plane (problem is she's not his beloved, and she can't even stand him.). Meanwhile, Brian and Casey prepare to go out on a sham date.moreless
    • Olive or Twist
      Olive or Twist
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      11/6/96
      5.5
      Casey encourages Brian to use his insurance money to open a martini bar, offering to help Brian manage it. But things go awry immediately when the first customer through the door slips and falls on the floor. Brian's problems are compounded when he learns Casey never got insurance.
    • Plane Nine From Nantucket
      Plane Nine From Nantucket
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      2/7/91
      5.5
      During a cargo flight, Brian and Joe see a UFO. Despite Joe's concerns about bringing down unfavorable media attention to Sandpiper, Brian reports the sighting to the FAA. Brian's report is ignored by the federal agents, but not by the UFO Society that visits afterward. Unfortunately, when Joe and Brian agree to take the group and a reporter up to see if they can see the UFO again, the UFO society shows its true colors.

      Meanwhile, Helen informs Fay she still owes her money on the lunch bill, which Fay insists she paid. They end up resorting to an arm wrestling contest to settle the dispute.moreless
    • Here It Is: The Big Wedding (2)
      Here It Is: The Big Wedding (2)
      Season 6 - Episode 26
      5/23/95
      5.2
      Joe and Helen's wedding day gets off to a bad start when the best man and maid of honor,Brian and Casey,oversleep after spending the night together.When Antonio discovers this,He and Brian fight,and in the struggle the wedding ring is lost down the toilet,followed quickly by Joe's searching hand.Both hand and ring are stuck,and thus Joe and Helen are married at last,in a hotel bathroom.moreless
    • Boys Just Want to Have Fun (1)
      Boys Just Want to Have Fun (1)
      Season 6 - Episode 25
      5/23/95
      5.2
      The night before the weddding,Helen warns Joe not to have to wild of a bachelor party.But it's Helen who ignores her own advice in a wild bachelorette party,while Joe suffers through the worst bachelor party Brian's ever thrown.Later that night,after the guys return,Casey accidently slips into bed with Brian,and neither feel like leaving the other's company.moreless
    • Ms. Write
      Ms. Write
      Season 8 - Episode 18
      3/19/97
      5.1
      Brian falls for "R", after reading her love letters, mistakenly sent to a former occupant of the house. Meanwhile, Joe and Helen ask Antonio to install a new security system in their house.
    • She's Baaack!
      She's Baaack!
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      5.0
    • Hosed
      Hosed
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      1/15/97
      5.0
      Joe and Helen deal with a crooked Vacuum cleaner salesman charging them for a vacuum originally sold with an "eternal" guarantee. Meanwhile, Brian gets close to Roy to get closer to his niece.
    • Raging Bullsh@t
      Raging Bullsh@t
      Season 8 - Episode 22
      5/14/97
      4.7
      Joe's entry into a boxing tournament to fight a long time rival turns unusual when his opponent drops out and Joe finds himself matched up against Brian. But what starts out as a friendly competition gets decidedly unpleasant as Helen manages Joe and Antonio backs Brian.
    • Final Approach, Part 1
    • Wingless, Part 3
      Wingless, Part 3
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      0.0
    • Wingless, Part 1
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