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Life with Bonnie Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

22 Episodes 2002 - 2003

Episode 1

Pilot Episode

Tue, Sep 17, 2002 30 mins

Bonnie endures a dinner with John's boss and his wife after a show that included two Italian chefs and a racist author. Mrs. Casey: Beth Littleford. Mr. Casey: Tom Virtue. Shelly Magnus: Cristine Rose. Mark: Mark Derwin. Gloria: Marianne Muellerleile. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 2

Johnny Volcano, Weather or Not

Tue, Sep 24, 2002 30 mins

All but Bonnie are excited about the appearance of a local weatherman (David Duchovny), who brings a clip of the film he has made. Holly: Holly Worrell. Frankie: Frankie Ryan. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 3

Dream

Tue, Oct 1, 2002 30 mins

After Mark implies her job is easy, Bonnie's day gets tougher, thanks to imbibing too much cough syrup before a crafts segment. Mark: Mark: Mark Derwin. Holly: Holly Wortell. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 4

Don't Act Your Age, Just Act

Tue, Oct 8, 2002 30 mins

Mark is oblivious, but Bonnie feels a need for damage control after Holly reveals on the show that the Molloys once saw a therapist. Woman: Tanya Boyd. Vito: John Fiorito. Giovanni: Mark Gagliardi. Mark: Mark Derwin. Holly: Holly Wortell. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 5

Duets

Tue, Oct 15, 2002 30 mins

The station owner's son (Kevin Pollak) insists on dining with Bonnie the night before he co-hosts, forcing the crew to babysit her kids. Giovanni: Mark Gagliardi. Marv: Chris Barnes. Samantha: Samantha Browne-Walters. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 6

Is It Just Us?

Tue, Oct 22, 2002 30 mins

Bonnie interviews a UFO abductee (Don Lake) with a sketchy memory, and frets about whether Mark's new nurse will be attractive or not. Mark: Mark Derwin. Tony: Anthony Russell. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 7

A Day in the Life

Tue, Oct 29, 2002 30 mins

A Halloween show features Martin Mull as a costume designer for dogs; and the return of Italian chefs Valerio and Nando. Also: Charlie trick-or-treats as Conan O'Brien, complete with desk and microphone.

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Episode 8

Happy Day

Tue, Nov 5, 2002 30 mins

Carl Reiner plays the station owner, who orders the show to make some cosmetic changes with a spiritual bent to please potential investors. Frankie: Frankie Ryan. Charlie: Charlie Stewart. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 9

Money Plus Marlens Makes Four

Tue, Nov 12, 2002 30 mins

Jonathan Winters plays an author with multiple personalities; Mark protests Bonnie's haphazard checkbook accounting. Mark: Mark Derwin. Gloria: Marianne Muellerleile. Charlie: Charlie Stewart.

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Episode 10

Partly Sunny

Tue, Nov 19, 2002 30 mins

David Duchovny returns as weatherman Johnny Volcano, who's promoting his guest role on a soap opera in a scene that includes Bonnie. Mark: Mark Derwin. David: David Alan Grier. Holly: Holly Wortell.

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Episode 11

What If?

Tue, Nov 26, 2002 30 mins

On her wedding anniversary, Bonnie dreams she's married to Tom Hanks after she names him as her ideal fantasy. In the dream, Tom tells Bonnie they'll be spending the winter in Mailbu, shooting a movie together with an actor whom Holly picked as her fantasy man. And then he asks if she's ready to leave for dinner with the Spielbergs and Rita Wilson. Mark: Mark Derwin. Holly: Holly Wortell. Tony: Anthony Russell.

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Episode 12

Christmastime in the City

Tue, Dec 10, 2002 30 mins

Christmas Eve is to be a just-family affair, until, one by one, Bonnie invites the show crew, all of whom have nowhere else to go. Frankie: Frankie Ryan Manriquez. Jeffery: Dyllan Christopher. Samantha: Samantha Browne-Walters. Charlie: Charlie Stewart. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 13

Okay, Thanks

Tue, Dec 17, 2002 30 mins

Bonnie weathers Samantha's first crush, but fortunately not on her show, where she chats with a local gossip columnist (Rip Taylor). Jeffrey: Dyllan Christopher. Samantha: Samantha Browne-Walters. Holly: Holly Wortell. Marv: Chris Barnes.

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Episode 14

Deuce Is Wild

Tue, Jan 7, 2003 30 mins

Holly tells her new singer beau (Frank Stallone) that she's the producer, so he makes a surprise visit and asks to perform on the show. Bonnie also does a segment with chef Kazu Uehara. Marv: Chris Barnes. Holly: Holly Wortell. David: David Alan Grier.

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Episode 15

Assaulted Nuts

Tue, Jan 14, 2003 30 mins

A fireman (Michael G. Hagerty) who responds to the Molloys' squirrel problem is nonresponsive when he appears on the show to give safety tips. Juggler: Sam Pancake. Gloria: Marianne Muellerleile. Samantha: Samantha Browne-Walters.

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Episode 16

Psychic

Tue, Feb 4, 2003 30 mins

Robin Williams plays a "Morning Chicago" guest who's a psychic and also, much to Bonnie's surprise, a chef. Tony: Anthony Russell. Mark: Mark Derwin. Gloria: Marianne Muellerleile.

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Episode 17

The Graduate

Tue, Feb 11, 2003 30 mins

Mark errs getting a gift for Bonnie; the family helps Tony prepare for his high-school equivalency exam. Tony: Anthony Russell. Mark: Mark Derwin. Holly: Holly Wortell.

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Episode 18

Buy the Book

Tue, Feb 18, 2003 30 mins

Bonnie tries to circumvent her boss (Carl Reiner) after he orders her to not let his romance-author wife (Teri Garr) on the show to promote her book. Frankie: Frankie Ryan Manriquez. David, Jazz Moe: David Alan Grier. Charlie: Charlie Stewart. Mark: Mark Derwin.

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Episode 19

In Need of Assistants

Tue, Mar 11, 2003 30 mins

Bonnie can't bring herself to fire her new assistant (Gary Bayer), despite his constant need of assistance. Micky: Don Lake. Marv: Chris Barnes. David: David Alan Grier. Mark: Mark Derwin.

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Episode 20

Stealing Home

Tue, Mar 18, 2003 30 mins

A sleight-of-hand artist (Joseph Will) appears on the show, as Bonnie coincidentally notices items missing from the house. Frankie: Frankie Ryan Manriquez. Gloria: Marianne Muellerleile. Mark: Mark Derwin.

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Episode 21

Ding, Ding, Ding Went the Truth

Tue, Mar 25, 2003 30 mins

Two new writers hired by David clash with Bonnie, who has another problem to deal with: she put a dent in Mark's car. Lenord: Martin Mull. Rip: Rip Taylor. Rod: Matt Adler. Todd: Grant Heslov. Gloria: Marianne Muellerleile. David: David Alan Grier. Holly: Holly Wortell.

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Episode 22

Till Next Time

Tue, Mar 25, 2003 30 mins

Gloria asks Bonnie and friends to attend a wake to impress the late woman's snooty relatives. But Bonnie wants to redo the deceased's makeup. Father Farrell: Sam Denoff. Kathleen: Channing Chase. Richard: Steven Shaw. Gloria: Marianne Muellerleile. Holly: Holly Wortell. Tony: Anthony Russell.

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