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The Return of Happy Spangler

Episode: 030 | Aired: April 17, 1962

Rob tries valiantly to help an old radio comedy writer make a comeback.

Never Name a Duck

Episode: 031 | Aired: September 25, 1962

When one of Richie's two pet ducks dies, it seems as if the Petrie family has lost one of its human members.

The Two Faces of Rob

Episode: 032 | Aired: October 02, 1962

To prove that a wife cannot always recognize her husband on the telephone, Rob disguises his voice and asks Laura for a date.

The Attempted Marriage

Episode: 033 | Aired: October 09, 1962

A crippled jeep and a sprained ankle make Rob two hours late for his own wedding.

Bank Book 6565696

Episode: 034 | Aired: October 16, 1962

Rob is puzzled and chagrined when he finds that Laura has a secret nest egg of her own.

Hustling the Hustler

Episode: 035 | Aired: October 23, 1962

Rob has an evening of high adventure with a veteran pool shark who pretends he can't play the game.

My Husband Is Not a Drunk

Episode: 036 | Aired: October 30, 1962

Rob Petrie suffers from a post-hypnotic suggestion meant for someone else, and it causes mayhem at work.

What's in a Middle Name?

Episode: 037 | Aired: November 06, 1962

Rob has some explaining to do when son Richie learns that his middle name is Rosebud.

Like a Sister

Episode: 038 | Aired: November 13, 1962

A handsome balladeer brings romance into Sally's life.

The Night the Roof Fell In

Episode: 039 | Aired: November 20, 1962

Rob walks out of the house following a spat with Laura after a tiring day for the both of them.

The Secret Life of Buddy and Sally

Episode: 040 | Aired: November 27, 1962

Rob suspects cowriters Buddy and Sally of carrying on a clandestine romance.

A Bird in the Head Hurts

Episode: 041 | Aired: December 04, 1962

Richie runs into the house screaming that he has been pecked on the head by a giant woodpecker.

Gesundheit, Darling

Episode: 042 | Aired: December 11, 1962

Rob begins to fear he is allergic to his own family when proximity to Laura and Richie starts him sneezing.

A Man's Teeth Are Not His Own

Episode: 043 | Aired: December 18, 1962

Rob feels that he has betrayed his dentist friend, Jerry Helper, when he lets another dentist work on his teeth.

Somebody Has to Play Cleopatra

Episode: 044 | Aired: December 25, 1962

Rob directs an amateur theatrical in which rehearsals are dogged by controversy over the casting of a key part--Cleopatra.

The Cat Burglar

Episode: 045 | Aired: January 01, 1963

A phantom burglar pillages the Petrie home, but the police are baffled as to how he did it.

The Foul Weather Girl

Episode: 046 | Aired: January 08, 1963

Laura sees a singing weather girl as a threat to her marriage.

Will You Two Be My Wife?

Episode: 047 | Aired: January 15, 1963

Rob is slapped, kicked, and screamed at--among other things--by the girl he left behind when he entered the Army.

Ray Murdock's X-Ray

Episode: 048 | Aired: January 22, 1963

Rob finds himself in hot water after giving a television interview in which he unwittingly portrays his wife Laura as a nut.

I Was a Teenage Head Writer

Episode: 049 | Aired: January 29, 1963

An office crisis sets Rob to reminiscing about his hectic early days as a comedy writer.

It May Look Like a Walnut!

Episode: 050 | Aired: February 05, 1963

Under the influence of science fiction, Rob fears that a walnut will steal his imagination and his thumbs. Danny Thomas guest-stars.

My Husband Is a Check-Grabber

Episode: 051 | Aired: February 12, 1963

Laura tries to break Rob of his expensive habit of picking up the check.

Don't Trip Over That Mountain

Episode: 052 | Aired: February 19, 1963

To his great regret, Rob ignores Laura's warning to stay off the big slopes on his first skiing excursion.

Give Me Your Walls!

Episode: 053 | Aired: February 26, 1963

When Rob's living room needs a paint job, he hires a colorful master painter of Rome, Florence, and Brooklyn.

The Sam Pomerantz Scandals

Episode: 054 | Aired: March 05, 1963

Rob, Laura and the office gang put together a variety show to help out an old friend.

The Square Triangle

Episode: 055 | Aired: March 19, 1963

French singing idol Jacques Savon, who has played a curious part in both Rob's and Laura's past, suddenly reappears.

I'm No Henry Walden!

Episode: 056 | Aired: March 26, 1963

Rob finds himself very out of place at a dinner party for celebrated literati. Carl Reiner guest-stars.

Racy Tracy Rattigan

Episode: 057 | Aired: April 02, 1963

A romantic British film star arouses Rob's ire by his attention to Laura. Richard Dawson guest-stars.


Episode: 058 | Aired: April 09, 1963

Rob finds himself caught in the middle after Buddy announces he is going to divorce Pickles.

It's a Shame She Married Me

Episode: 059 | Aired: April 16, 1963

Rob suffers pangs of jealousy when Laura meets a successful old flame. Robert Vaughn guest-stars.

A Surprise Surprise Is a Surprise

Episode: 060 | Aired: April 23, 1963

Laura despairs when husband Rob learns of her elaborate plans to throw a surprise party for him.

Jilting the Jilter

Episode: 061 | Aired: April 30, 1963

Sally gets a marriage proposal from an opportunistic comedian who wants her to write his material.

When a Bowling Pin Talks, Listen

Episode: 062 | Aired: May 07, 1963

Rob finds himself in hot water after inadvertently lifting a comedy idea from another show. Carl Reiner guest-stars.