Molly urges a man to testify against the mob, then he disappears; and Sam (Richard Crenna) believes an ulcer patient needs surgery, while the hospital's computer suggests drug treatment. Earl: William Sanderson. Ethan: Oliver Clark. Molly: Patty Duke Astin.
A neighbor sues Sam for malpractice in gratitude for Sam's saving him from choking on one of Mama's nut balls. Richard Crenna. Wallace: Larry Gelman. Florence: Florence Halop. Beatrice: Beverly Archer.
Sam's struggle to please his visiting mother leaves him feeling very inadequate. Richard Crenna. Bridget: Fran Ryan. Frank White: Michael Horse. Jeremy: Jerry Houser. Molly: Patty Duke Astin. Mama: Billie Bird.
A critically ill family friend asks Sam not to artificially prolong her life. Meanwhile, Mama's participation in a charity fund-raiser could land her in jail. Richard Crenna, Billie Bird. Anne: Barrie Youngfellow.
After a bout with impotence, Sam seeks the advice of his psychiatrist friend Walter (Richard McKenzie). Richard Crenna. Judge Philips: Della Reese. Molly: Patty Duke Astin. Mama: Billie Bird. Dr. Rogers: Joel Brooks.
Sam fights to save the life of an elderly man while Molly demands the death penalty for a ruthless killer. Manny Gilliam: Scatman Crothers. Sam: Richard Crenna. Molly: Patty Duke Astin. Lisa: Helen Hunt.
When Mama and Molly go out, Sam gets stuck with the chores. Richard Crenna, Patty Duke Astin, Billie Bird. Judge Beilin: Michael Constantine. Lisa: Helen Hunt. Andy: Anthony Edwards. Janitor: Paul Kreppel.
Sam can't cope with his wife's demanding new job and insists that she choose between the job and the family. Richard Crenna, Patty Duke Astin. Andy: Anthony Edwards. Lisa: Helen Hunt. Mama: Billie Bird.