Season Cast 13

  1. Bonnie Franklin

    Bonnie Franklin

    Ann Romano (26 Episodes)

  2. Mackenzie Phillips
  3. Valerie Bertinelli
  4. Pat Harrington, Jr.
  5. Boyd Gaines

    Boyd Gaines

    (26 Episodes)

  6. Glenn Scarpelli

    (26 Episodes)

  7. Howard Hesseman

    Howard Hesseman

    (26 Episodes)

  8. Mary Louise Wilson

    Mary Louise Wilson

    (26 Episodes)

  9. Michael Lembeck

    Michael Lembeck

    (26 Episodes)

  10. Richard Masur

    Richard Masur

    (26 Episodes)

  11. Ron Rifkin

    Ron Rifkin

    (26 Episodes)

  12. Shelley Fabares

    Shelley Fabares

    (26 Episodes)

  13. James Karen

    James Karen

    (1 Episode)

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Season Crew 5

Directing

  1. Alan Rafkin

    Director (26 Episodes)

Production

  1. Alan Rafkin

    Producer (26 Episodes)

  2. Norman Lear

    Norman Lear

    Producer (26 Episodes)

Writing

  1. Linda Bloodworth-Thomason
  2. Ed Jurist

    Writer (2 Episodes)

Show

Episodes 26

September 18, 1978

Ann's ex-husband tells her that he can no longer pay her child support for his daughters.

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September 25, 1978

Ed is forced to admit the truth to Julie and Barbara.

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Ann's Friend

October 2, 1978

Ann is stunned when a friend says she's leaving her husband.

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October 16, 1978

Barbara has been steadily dating Cliff and soon finds herself trying to gently discourage Bob from pursuing her. However, Bob is sure he can win her away from Cliff, that's when Ann encourages Bob to perhaps date other women. He does but Barbara's reaction to Bob's new girlfriend is incredibly telling.

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October 23, 1978

While he's recovering from a back injury, Schneider needs an assistant maintenance man to help out with his work around the building. Barbara suggests that Schneider hire her disabled friend, Jackie. Schneider reluctantly takes on the kid who does his best to prove he can do the job. However, when there is a gas leak in the building, Jackie's competence is put to the test.

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November 6, 1978

Sally, an old school friend of Barbara's shows up for a visit with some news, she's now a mother. Originally, she agreed with the father to give the baby up for adoption but after one look at the baby, decided to keep it. However, the big bombshell is dropped when she mentions that the father is Cliff Randall, Barbara's boyfriend.

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Ann is interested in a business associate but isn't quite sure how to convey her romantic interest to him. Barbara and Julie suggest that she just make the first move and call him, which she does. However, he isn't quite getting the hints and assumes that when she asks him out the dinner is business instead of pleasure.

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November 20, 1978

""Mr.Peabody"".An elderly resident in the ""Romano's""apartment building refuses to pay higher rent to allow the building's owners to throw him out.Because he is old and disabled.He locks himself in ""The Romano's Apartment""with a shotgun and will hold the family hostage.Until he can get on tv and tell the buildings owners to allow him to stay in his apartment and pay a fair rent price for it.On a sad not,this was Mr.J.Pat O'Malley's last tv performance.He would spend his last years living at The Motion Picture and TV Home in Woodland Hills,Ca.,Until his death in 1986.

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Jealousy (1)

November 27, 1978

Julie and Barbara become rivals when they fall for the leader of a rock group. First of two parts.

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Jealousy (2)

December 4, 1978

Conclusion. The battle for the band leader continues as Barbara tries to win him back from Julie.

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December 11, 1978

Ann plays hostess to an Arab sheik while Julie leads a demonstration against his country's economic policy.

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December 18, 1978

The pace of Barbara's restaurant job proves to be faster than she anticipated.

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Girl Talk

December 25, 1978

Ann and the girls spend a warm Christmas Eve in a frigid mountain cabin.

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January 17, 1979

In the first of a three-part story, Ann and a sportswriter begin a promising romance.

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January 17, 1979

In the second of a three-part story, a smooth-sailing romance between Ann and a sportswriter hits the rocks.

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January 24, 1979

Ann considers pursuing a relationship with her married sports writer, but soon concludes that to do so would strip her of her self respect.

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Going Nowhere

January 31, 1979

Julie is depressed because her designing career seems to have reached a dead end.

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February 7, 1979

Francine uses her feminine wiles to wrest away one of Ann's big accounts.

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February 14, 1979

Only hours after they meet, Ann's old pal and Schneider are ready to sail off on a romantic cruise.

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February 21, 1979

The baby grand delivered to Ann by mistake belongs to her next-door neighbor, a slightly unstrung piano teacher who begins giving lessons in her living room.

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February 28, 1979

Barbara learns a lesson about beauty after Schneider accidentally opens a door smack into her nose.

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March 7, 1979

Julie falls for an egotistical filmmaker whose temperament exactly matches her own.

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March 21, 1979

Barbara's high school graduation has arrived and she's all excited, except for two issues. First, she's unsure if she wants to attend the University of Wisconsin, like her father did and second she's up in arms, trying to make a decision on whether to hang out at a party with friends or one with just family after graduation.

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March 25, 1979

A lucrative offer to direct public relations for a computer firm prompts Ann to give Mr. Davenport two weeks' notice.

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April 8, 1979

Ann is all set to go away for the weekend to a ski lodge, however her plans are put to a halt when Grandma Romano drops by with the announcement that she's left Ann's father and now would like to stay with Ann and the girls. Not quite taking her seriously, Ann is dealt a blow of reality when her father drops by needing a place to stay as well.

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April 15, 1979

Schneider quits because the landlord refuses his raise request.

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