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When Jason falls into a state of depression because he’s feeling old, Maggie thinks she has the cure–a reunion with his old college band.
The first day back at school proves to be very educational: Ben learns to face fear; Carol gets a strange date for the dance; and Mike becomes infatuated and learns a big lesson.
Carol is used by her friend Annie to win Mike’s affection. Andrew Koenig appears as recurring character Richard “Boner” Stabone in this episode.
Ben lets his fingers do the walking right into trouble when he passes out a pornographic telephone number at school and then blames it on his best friend.
Mike gets an after school job and becomes Employee of the Month. His parents are so proud that they buy him a car. Now, how will he tell them that he’s just been fired?
While Carol does her best to alter her saintly reputation, Mike gets physical to protect his sister’s honor.
When Mike cons his brother and sister once too often, his entire family decides to get even with a con of their own.
Jason and Maggie realize they don’t always think alike when they get into an argument over a mandatory dress code in the schools.
When Ben invites a runaway street kid home for Christmas, both the Seavers and the runaway learn about charity and the value of family.
After being caught in a lie, Maggie grounds herself to teach Mike a lesson. But will she change her mind when she learns she is missing out on the Frank Sinatra show?
Carol is given the opportunity to skip a grade in school, while Mike eagerly looks forward to a date with an older woman . . . a 22-year-old stewardess.
When the teacher’s student assistant changes Mike’s grade from a “D+” to an “A” so that she can be his date on a ski trip, Mike must figure out a way to change her mind. Andrew Koenig appears as recurring character Richard “Boner” Stabone in this episode.
It’s time for the Spring Formal and Mike has his hands full with three different girls pining for his affections and a date to the dance. Carol, on the other hand, can’t seem to get a date even when she asks her boyfriend.
When Carol has a slumber party, Ben and Mike can’t resist scaring her friends; meanwhile, Maggie and Jason try to keep peace between her parents who’ve just made a dramatic lifestyle change.
While Maggie and Jason spend the evening at home watching TV, Mike is faced with peer pressure and the question of whether or not to use drugs.
Ben develops an interest in girls but doesn’t understand them. He learns that Mike and Jason are still trying to figure them out too.
Jason and Maggie say “no” to a nose job, but Carol is determined . . . until Mike makes a startling admission.
When Maggie submerges herself in a school carnival, Ben feels ignored and Jason finds himself half-drowned, literally.
When Ben must research his family’s history for a school project, he uncovers evidence that both his mother and father have been divorced.
None of his father’s lectures on the value of an education seem to effect Mike until he talks to a distraught expectant father; meanwhile, Jason delivers the baby -30,000 feet up. Dan Lauria (“The Wonder Years”) guest stars.
It’s Chore Day at the Seaver house, and while Ben attempts to videotape the day’s events for a school project, Maggie and Jason argue over the competency of an elderly handyman to repair their furnace. Candace Cameron Bure guest stars. Andrew Koenig appears as recurring character Richard “Boner” Stabone in this episode.
Jason confronts his professional ethics when Maggie receives a job offer from a big time newspaper editor with ulterior motives, and the Seaver children learn that glue won’t fix everything.