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Listen Up Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

22 Episodes 2004 - 2005

Episode 1

Pilot Episode

Mon, Sep 20, 2004 30 mins

Tony incurs the wrath of his daughter when he uses her as comic fodder for his newspaper column without getting her approval first. Megan: Daniella Monet. Joanna: Wendy Makkena. Fred: Fred Sanders.

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Episode 2

Hammer Time

Mon, Sep 27, 2004 30 mins

Tony believes it is time to get tough with Megan after she brushes off his disapprovals and flagrantly disobeys him, so he brings the "hammer" down by going overboard in his punishment. Paul: Greg Germann. Megan: Daniella Monet.

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Episode 3

Grandmaster of the Wolfhunt

Mon, Oct 4, 2004 30 mins

Tony gets upset with Bernie after his friend upstages him during an appearance at Megan and Mickey's school during which they take questions at an assembly about their work. Laura: Tamala Jones. Slacker: Jake Weary. Painter: Loren Lazerine.

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Episode 4

Cool Jerk

Mon, Oct 11, 2004 30 mins

Bernie's upscale mechanic lets Tony borrow Dennis Rodman's SUV while Tony's car is being repaired and Rodman is out of town, but trouble brews when Rodman returns and Tony refuses to give back the vehicle because he promised to take Megan and her friends to a school dance in it. Willie: Chris Williams. Jenny: Ashley Louise Edner. Sarah: Rudee Lipscomb.

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Episode 5

Quest for Fire

Mon, Oct 18, 2004 30 mins

Tony gets frustrated when Dana continually turns down his romantic overtures, and at work he is stunned to learn that gay viewers find him more attractive than women do. Steve Young. Paul: Greg Germann. Michael: Eddie Shin.

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Episode 6

Mickey Swallows a Bee

Mon, Oct 25, 2004 30 mins

Tony becomes concerned when Mickey volunteers at a hospital and puts it ahead of playing in a state golf championship. Also: Megan decides to rebel and not study for a geometry test but her sense of competition gets the best of her. Norm: Edward James Gage. Mrs. Fogelman: Bette Rae.

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Episode 7

The Gift of the Ton-I

Mon, Nov 8, 2004 30 mins

Tony bets Dana that he can come up with a better birthday gift for his dad (Garry Marshall) than she can. Doug Flutie appears as himself. Sal: Ray Abruzzo. Raines: Ivan Allen.

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Episode 8

Sweat Charity

Mon, Nov 15, 2004 30 mins

Tony gets Megan to volunteer part of her time to a charity that provides mentors for needy kids, but he's not sure the man (Wayne Knight) in charge can be trusted. Amy: Evyn McGraw.

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Episode 9


Mon, Nov 22, 2004 30 mins

Bernie tries to hide his swinging lifestyle from his mom (Marla Gibbs) when she visits at Thanksgiving and they go to Tony's house for dinner. Kiara: Tichina Arnold.

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Episode 10

Mickey Without a Cause

Mon, Nov 29, 2004 30 mins

Low-key Mickey develops a sudden rebellious streak and Tony believes it's because his son learned about an embarrassing time in his past. Soccer star Brandi Chastain appears as herself.

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Episode 11

Enemy at the Gates

Mon, Dec 13, 2004 30 mins

Tony gets upset when Megan starts spending time with a boy (Trevor Wright) who beat Mickey in a golf tournament. Justine: Jaime Strange.

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Episode 12

Tony the Tiger

Mon, Jan 3, 2005 30 mins

Tony feels like a loser after he backs down from an altercation at a restaurant in front of his family, so he asks Bernie for some tips on fighting and then returns to the eatery looking for the man who confronted him. Smoker: Mike Starr. Young Tony: Elijah Runcorn.

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Episode 13

Snub Thy Neighbor

Mon, Jan 17, 2005 30 mins

Tony gets new next-door neighbors (Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy), but he has no interest in getting to know them until they throw a party and don't invite him. At the studio, Bernie tries to impress a new woman, but his charm doesn't seem to be working. Rebecca: Katie Cassidy. Susan: Nicole Randall Johnson.

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Episode 14

Weekend with Bernie

Mon, Jan 31, 2005 30 mins

Tony gets lonely when Dana goes on a business trip, so he invites Bernie to recuperate at his house following outpatient knee surgery. Sarah: Rudee Lipscomb. Jenny: Ashley Louise Edner. Kim: Faune Chambers.

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Episode 15

Inky Dinky Don't

Mon, Feb 7, 2005 30 mins

Dana tries to spice up her life by getting a tattoo and Tony attempts to lose 10 pounds; Megan clashes with Mickey's new girlfriend. Brooke: Kaylee DeFer. Jenny: Ashley Louise Edner.

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Episode 16


Mon, Feb 14, 2005 30 mins

Tony gets a colonoscopy and then learns that he needs surgery, but he's afraid to go under the knife, so Dana resorts to drastic measures to get him to the hospital. Eric Dickerson appears as himself. Dr. Swerling: Jeffrey Nordling.

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Episode 17

Tony Whine-Man

Mon, Feb 21, 2005 30 mins

Tony is upset when Dana invites to dinner a man who used to bully Tony when he was a kid at summer camp. Frank: Bill Fagerbakke. Young Tony: Elijah Runcorn. Young Frank: Austin Leisle. Dave: Kevin Chamberlin. Alan: Wayne Wilderson. Paul: Ron Fassler. Judy: Ashley Lauren Cunningham.

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Episode 18

Coach Potato

Mon, Mar 7, 2005 30 mins

Bernie takes over the reins of Megan's soccer team after the coach (Bob Saget) abruptly quits following one of Tony's sideline tirades. Tony soon becomes jealous when Bernie discovers the secret to motivating the girls to play their best. Jenny: Ashley Louise Edner. Sarah: Rudee Lipscomb. Patrick: Jordan Masterson.

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Episode 19

Waiting for Kleinman

Mon, Mar 21, 2005 30 mins

Megan looks forward to starring in a local play until the director, with an eye on the box office, asks Tony to star opposite her and he gladly agrees. Dotson: Patrick Bristow. Jillian: Katija Pevec. Jimmy: Jerry Shea.

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Episode 20

Check Mates

Mon, Apr 11, 2005 30 mins

Tony tries to remind his neighbors (Peter Scolari, Julia Duffy) to follow through on their promise to make a donation to Dana's zoo, after a fight causes them to forget.

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Episode 21

Ebony and Irony

Mon, Apr 18, 2005 30 mins

Mickey starts dating Bernie's niece (Solange Knowles) and Tony tries to use their biracial relationship to prove that he's a liberal, progressive guy, which makes Bernie angry. Jevon: James Black. Joe: Rif Hutton. Janine: Dayna Devon.

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Episode 22

Last Vegas

Mon, Apr 25, 2005 30 mins

The first season concludes with Dana and the kids accompanying Tony on a business trip to Las Vegas, where she meets magicians Penn and Teller.

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