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Episodes 72

September 10, 1986

Lovelorn Garry's new condo is robbed.

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September 17, 1986

Garry baby-sits Pete and Jackie's son, Grant.

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September 24, 1986

A birthday party nearly kills Garry's mother.

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Foul Ball

1x4
October 1, 1986

Pete holds Grant's Cub Scout troop meeting @ Garry's house. They invite Garry to their Cub Scout outing, the Dodgers playing the New York Mets.

At the ball game, Pete gets hit with a foul ball. So they left early after the 7th inning. When they arrived home, Grant turns on the sports report & the kids get angry because the Dodgers had a big bottom of the 9th to beat the Mets. Garry was angry that he missed an usherette dancing topless on top of the Dodger dugout! The Scouts razz Grant about his father's goof.

At the next Scout meeting, Garry invited a broadcaster to the meeting. He shows the Scouts baseball greats make errors as well. Grant forgives his dad.

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The Graduate

1x5
October 8, 1986

Garry is pursued by his mother's friend Mrs. Robinson.

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Nancy's friend causes Garry to ignore the show's contest winner.

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January 23, 1987

Garry weds Guatemalan Maria to save her from deportation.

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Grant's Date

1x8
January 30, 1987

Grant's rebellious date falls for chaperon Garry.

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February 6, 1987

Pete feels guilty after having an affair.

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Fate

1x10
February 13, 1987

Garry tempts fate to foil a psychics prediction.

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February 20, 1987

Everyone is angry at Garry about what happened at a party the night before. H uses his flash back machine to find out why.

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Sarah

1x12
March 6, 1987

Garry's ex-girlfriend wants a platonic relationship.

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Laffie

1x13
March 13, 1987

Garry adopts a collie he names Laffie.

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March 20, 1987

Garry meets Sylvia in the laundry.

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April 3, 1987

Garry tries to fix his mother up with his Internist. The Shoemakers, Nancy, Garry, Garry's mother, and the Doctor all go dancing. After a little production number on the floor, his mother indicates she is having a wonderful time. Three days later, there hasn't been a call from the Doctor. Garry goes to the Doctor to find out why. The Doctor indicates he needs to wait a couple of years, to get over the death of his wife. We fast forward 2 years and the Doctor is ready to date again. The ballroom has turned into a disco and fashions have changed to turtle necks and bermuda shorts. Big Grant shows up, made that he's missed 2 years of baseball due to all the fast forwarding. But Grant is happy once he finds out he is dating Mary Lou Retton.

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Force Boxman

1x16
April 10, 1987

Garry shows everyone the pilot for his new cop show. Red Button takes over the show for Garry.

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Who's Poppa?

2x1
October 25, 1987

At Jackie's baby shower Pete questions whether he is the father.

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November 6, 1987

The baby is born.

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The Fugitive

2x3
November 13, 1987

One of Garry's friends needs his help in running away from the law. They both find out that the long arm of the law is longer then they originally thought.

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November 20, 1987

After winning an essay contest about what Hollywood means to me, Grant & Pete win a trip to Hollywood (even though that's nearby Sherman Oaks).

They attend a taping of ""It's Garry Shandling's Show"". Garry's in Grant's bedroom reading his secret poem to Lily. Grant leaves the show embarrassed.

Pete & Garry find Grant @ the Hollywood sign saying they could help get his girl. Garry removes the H-O in Holly & adds an I. Then he drops the D in Wood leaving WOO (Grant's girl is Chinese) Lily Woo! A song & dance number happens.

The show opened where the audeience had to sing the opening theme. The audience had to dance in the closing credits.

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November 27, 1987

Amnesiac Nancy develops a crush on Garry.

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Anjelica (1)

2x6
December 4, 1987

Gary appears on ""Love Connection"". Host Chuck Woolery learns about Gary's date with Anjelica. The audience voted right & the couple wins another date with Love Connection paying the tab.

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Anjelica (2)

2x7
December 11, 1987

The conclusion of the two part episode. Garry's second date with Anjelica doesn't go as well as the first. The two split.

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December 17, 1987

Garry has his first ever Christmas show with family and friends.

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Killer Routine

2x9
January 8, 1988

Garry's monologue kills an audience member.

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Mr. Sparks

2x10
January 15, 1988

Garry and friends visit Shandlingland.

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The Soccer Show

2x11
January 22, 1988

Garry volunteers to coach Grant's soccer team.

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Our Town

2x12
January 29, 1988

Garry strolls around Sherman Oaks.

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Save the Planet

2x13
February 5, 1988

Garry's ecology teacher arrives with a revealing photo of Ruth.

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February 12, 1988

Feeling neglected, Grant turns to standup comedy.

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Go Go Goldblum

2x15
March 4, 1988

Garry leaves the Schumachers early for a party at Jeff Goldblum's.

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March 11, 1988

Garry is missing.

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March 18, 1988

Vet Leonard Smith has nightmares about Vietnam.

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Goin' Places

3x1
October 21, 1988

Travel agent Nancy mistakenly strands the Schumacher grandparents.

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October 28, 1988

Pete announces something he has been hiding for years. The truth shocks everybody.

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November 4, 1988

Mayor Tom Bradley is in the audience, but he only likes musicals. So this is a special musical episode with musical numbers, complete with a pianist & singing plumbers! Everyone sings a number, including Garry (a little).

Pete & Jackie worry that their son, Grant, is going through a stage. Grant is in love with a girl named Madeline. She wants him to study human anatomy with her.

Garry gives Grant advice that it's OK to wait to have sex later. So Madeline & Grant agree to wait a while. At the near end, Mayor Bradley proclaims ""Grant Schumaker Day"" & no school.

The show ends in a hoe-down.

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November 11, 1988

The election affects life in Sherman Oaks.

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The Natural

3x5
December 2, 1988

Garry joins a Ping-Pong tournament.

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Home Sweet Home

3x6
December 30, 1988

Garry gets a 48-hour eviction notice.

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Vegas (1)

3x7
January 6, 1989

The gang goes to Las Vegas for Leonard's wedding.

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The Proposal

4x6
January 12, 1989

Garry proposes and then meets Pheobe's family including half brother Chester.

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Vegas (2)

3x8
January 13, 1989

The conclusion of the two part episode. Leonard and Kitty marry.

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Mr. Peck's (1)

3x9
February 3, 1989

A developer wants to tear down comedy club Mr. Peck's.

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Mr. Peck's (2)

3x10
February 10, 1989

Part two of the three part series of shows. A benefit is held to save Mr. Peck's.

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Mr. Peck's (3)

3x11
February 10, 1989

The conclusion of the three part series. Garry kidnaps Red Buttons to perform at the benefit for Mr. Peck's

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Ruth's Place

3x12
February 17, 1989

Mom opens a pet shop.

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February 24, 1989

Garry fails the written drivers test.

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Kramer vs. Grant

3x14
March 3, 1989

Grant is accused of beating up the school bully. But a member of the studio audience told the principal what really happened.

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March 10, 1989

Grant is thrown out of his place.

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Big Brother

3x16
March 17, 1989

Garry volunteers to be a Big Brother.

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March 31, 1989

Garry goes to a baseball game.

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April 7, 1989

Martin Mull asks Garry to golf in a tournment for Boysville.

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Mum's the Word

3x19
April 14, 1989

Garry gets his hands on a big secret.

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Worry Wart

3x20
April 21, 1989

Garry discovers a wart on his neck.

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November 10, 1989

Garry invites his boss to dinner to meet Pheobe.

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November 17, 1989

Garry jokes about Phoebe on TV.

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SuperGrant

4x4
December 1, 1989

Gary suspects Grant is taking steroids.

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December 8, 1989

Garry meets 1950s stand-up comic Eddie King.

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December 24, 1989

Grant's friend Ross tries to hack his parents after watching the Sheer Madness show.

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Firehose

4x7
January 19, 1990

Garry must convince a sponsor he didn't appear in an X-rated film.

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January 26, 1990

Howard Sprague of Mayberry moves in.

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February 9, 1990

Production numbers enliven Garry and Phoebe's wedding.

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February 16, 1990

Weird deaths make the Shandling's think their marriage is cursed.

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March 9, 1990

Phoebe's bill upsets client Martin Mull.

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March 23, 1990

Garry goes out tour with Guns and Roses and leaves the show in Grant's hands.

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March 30, 1990

Phoebe's brother get a TV show.

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April 6, 1990

It's Garry's anniversary and everytime he wants to make love with his wife he sees mom.

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Family Man

4x15
April 13, 1990

Are Phoebe and Garry pregnant? Garry uses his time clock to fast forward and meets his son and daughter.

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Mad at Brad

4x16
May 4, 1990

Garry feels neglected when his manager takes on a new client.

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The Last Show

4x17
May 11, 1990

Mr. Death moves into the condo complex and Garry dies.

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The Talent Show

4x18
May 18, 1990

The cast parodies ""Phantom of the Opera"".

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May 25, 1990

Guests Dan Aykroyd and Paul Winfield finish off the series.

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