Episode: 074 | Aired: September 13, 1975
Bob's old school friend Murdock is in town for a day to sell a complex giveaway item to a Chicago cereal company. Bob invites him to stay overnight at his home. The brief encounter stretches out to a week when Murdock can't make his business connections. He gradually takes over Bob's car, clothing, and most of his home life.
Episode: 075 | Aired: September 20, 1975
Howard insists on joining Bob and Emily's anniversary dinner at a fashionable Chicago restaurant in order to enlist their aid in popping the question to Ellen. But he chokes up in the clutch, and Bob is forced to do the proposing for him.
Episode: 076 | Aired: September 27, 1975
Bob's patients observe tradition by planning a surprise party to honor the fourth year of the group's therapy sessions. When an unseen member, Mr. Gianelli, threatens to turn the party into a disaster, Bob kicks him out of the group. His decision meets with instant group approval until Mr. Gianelli dies under a ton of zucchini.
Episode: 077 | Aired: October 04, 1975
Emily accuses Bob of being stuck in a middle-aged rut and challenges him to switch family responsibilities.
Episode: 078 | Aired: October 11, 1975
Bob and Emily invite Carol to share her "heavy" experiences with the "overweight workshop."
Episode: 073 | Aired: October 18, 1975
A blind-date-initiated, 12-hour romance culminates in Carol Kester's civil marriage to a handsome travel agent.
Episode: 079 | Aired: October 25, 1975
Bob and Emily Hartley suffer international complications when they host a French psychologist in their home as part of a medical exchange program.
Episode: 080 | Aired: November 01, 1975
Bob is depressed by his seeming lack of success as a psychologist. He seeks help from his old college professor, who manages to heighten his despair by informing him that psychology is all nonsense.
Episode: 081 | Aired: November 08, 1975
Bob accepts a seemingly innocent invitation to appear as the guest on a TV discussion program. He winds up in the jaws of a dilemma when the show host turns out to have the disposition of a shark.
Episode: 082 | Aired: November 15, 1975
Bob moves up in the world from the seventh to the tenth floor when he joins the firm as a swinging psychiatrist.
Episode: 083 | Aired: November 22, 1975
It's a stag Thanksgiving for Bob when Emily flies off to join a family reunion, leaving Bob to share the holiday with his male buddies.
Episode: 084 | Aired: November 29, 1975
Bob suffers family problems when his mother becomes a houseguest and an elderly patient involves him in a parent-child vendetta.
Episode: 085 | Aired: December 06, 1975
When she's given an assignment to see what makes a bunch of doctors tick, inquiring news reporter Ellen Hartley gives Bob and his medical cohorts the tell-it-like-it-is treatment.
Episode: 086 | Aired: December 13, 1975
Emily must contend with irate teachers, hamsters, and an escaped snake when she's unexpectedly upped to the position of school vice principal.
Episode: 087 | Aired: December 20, 1975
Christmas Eve finds Bob in the hospital with tonsillitis and an impending operation. Meanwhile, his friends are all suffering from an attack of Christmas-itis.
Episode: 088 | Aired: January 03, 1976
Bob becomes his patient's partner in a get-rich-quick real-estate venture.
Episode: 089 | Aired: January 10, 1976
Bob contends with a patient's delusion that her bingo game is fixed, staggers through a series of wild poker parties, and watches in wonder as his secretary slowly gets smothered under an attack of love.
Episode: 090 | Aired: January 17, 1976
Howard's game-warden brother comes to Chicago to witness the mating of two whooping cranesand stays to make a play for Howard's girlfriend.
Episode: 091 | Aired: January 24, 1976
Jerry Robinson's depression turns to instant joy when a globe-trotting ex-flame suddenly re-enters his life and proposes.
Episode: 092 | Aired: January 31, 1976
A professional basketball team hires Bob to give a psychological assist to its superstar.
Episode: 093 | Aired: February 07, 1976
Bob develops a unique psychological problem when his receptionist, Carol, decides to resume her college career and become a psychologist.
Episode: 094 | Aired: February 14, 1976
The Hartleys are bombarded with legal hassles when Bob is sued by a shy patient and Emily decides to fight a parking ticket.
Episode: 095 | Aired: February 21, 1976
The Hartleys entertain Howard Borden's young son and hire a beauty queen as his babysitter.
Episode: 096 | Aired: February 28, 1976
Cliff Murdock, Bob's old laugh-a-minute college buddy, affectionately known as The Peeper, pays a return visit.