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Season 4 - 1987-1988

73. Frankie and Tony are Lovers
74. Big Girl on Campus
75. There Goes the Bride
76. A Trip to the Principal
77. New Kid in Town
78. Two on a Billboard
79. A Farewell to Nick
80. Hell on Wheels
81. A Fishy Tale
82. Car and Driver
83. Just Mona and Me
84. Yellow Submarine
85. Another Single Parent
86. All in the Famiglia
87. Steady as She Goes
88. Tony and the Dreamtones
89. The Matriculator
90. Three Teens and a Tony
91. Housekeepers Unite
92. Model Daughter
93. Marry Me, Mona
94. Prom Night II
95. Sleep Talk, Sweet Talk
96. The Two Tonys

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Average Season Rating 21.2
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73. Frankie and Tony are Lovers (b: 22-Sep-87 pc: 0403)

While attending a street fair in Brooklyn, Tony runs into an old flame, whose interest in him is rekindled. Angela fears losing him. She seeks advice from a therapist and is forced to face her feelings for Tony.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Kristian Alfonso (Frankie), Rhoda Gemignani (Mrs. Rossini), Richard Harrison (customer), Tom LaGrua (booth man), Gracia Lee (bidder), Walter Olkewicz (Tiny McGee), Michael Rich (Elvis), Erica Yohn (Dr. Bernice Bellows)
w: Karen Wengrod and Ken Cinnamon d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
Read the transcript for this episode
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74. Big Girl on Campus (b: 29-Sep-87 pc: 0402)

Sam makes a date with a 15-year-old college student, without telling Tony. Tony bleeds Sam's friend Julia for what she knows about Sam’s plans. He interrupts her study-date at the college library, and makes a big scene, humiliating Sam.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Adam Carl (Mason), Larry Cox (Steve Smithers), Todd Jeffries (Skeeter Barnes), Shana Lane-Block (Bonnie), Angela Lee (Julia)
w: Robert Walden d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
75. There Goes the Bride (b: 06-Oct-87 pc: 0401)

Angela and Tony play matchmaker with two shy friends of theirs, who hit it off and agree to get married. The wedding is set to take place at Angela’s house, but guests are distracted by a hockey game on TV, causing the wedding plans to be altered.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Scotch Byerley (Gary), Richard Fancy (minister), Mark Hardy (hockey player #1), Kari Lizer (Christy), George McPhee (hockey player #2), Joe Paterson (hockey player #3), James Sloyan (Lyle Everett), David Taylor (hockey player #4)
w: John Donley and Clay Graham d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
Read the transcript for this episode
76. A Trip to the Principal (b: 13-Oct-87 pc: 0405)

Jonathan's academic performance accelerates him ahead a grade, and to a new school. He has trouble adjusting at first, but soon makes a friend. The friend is a mumbling troublemaker and Jonathan soon finds himself in trouble too.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Elisabeth Chumley (Sobbing Girl), Gerald Hiken (Mr. Crebbin), Bobby Jacoby (Walter)
w: John Donley and Clay Graham d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
77. New Kid in Town (b: 27-Oct-87 pc: 0411)

Samantha needs a date for her school dance. Tony meets Jesse, an environmentally conscious young man at the market, and brings him home to meet Samantha. But she has found a date, one who decides not to go to the dance after Jesse explains why he is boycotting the event. Despite a rocky start, Samantha and Jesse soon become an item.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Scott Bloom (Jesse Nash), Shana Lane-Block (Bonnie), Chris Nelson (Bill Weston)
w: Howard Meyers and Susan Meyers d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
78. Two on a Billboard (b: 03-Nov-87 pc: 0407)

In a publicity stunt to encourage children to read, Tony lives on a billboard for 48 hours. The ensuing media attention lands him a very attractive job offer.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Pamela Galloway (Joanna Parker), James Hornbeck (Russ), James Karen (Jerry), Arthur Mendoza (Lee)
w: Jeffrey Duteil d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
View the picture gallery for this episode
79. A Farewell to Nick (b: 10-Nov-87 pc: 0406)

Following Nick's death, Tony is concerned when Samantha seems unaffected by the loss of her grandfather.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Marla Adams (Connie), Randell Caldwell (Mike), Tony Charnota (Bruno), Phil Rubinstein (Phil)
w: Lee Aronsohn and Marc Sheffler d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
This episode was dedicated to James Coco, who died on February 25th, 1987.
80. Hell on Wheels (b: 17-Nov-87 pc: 0409)

Tony is confined to a wheelchair after injuries to both legs on separate occasions, both involving Angela. Tony’s impatience with Angela’s help prompts her to hire a nurse, who ends up causing more harm than good.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Donny Lowre (Client), Al Pugliese (Walt the Window Washer), Jennifer Runyon (Doreen), Todd Starks (Matt)
w: Matt Geller d: Gail L. Bergmann
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
81. A Fishy Tale (b: 24-Nov-87 pc: 0413)

Mrs. Rossini is devastated after her husband has left her. Tony pitches in to help her run their fish market, but the work, coupled with the search for a capable new employee, soon becomes too much for Tony.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Victoria Dakil (Mrs. Vitale), Loretta Fury (Mrs. Parrishi), Zena Gaynes (Mrs. Martino), Rhoda Gemignani (Mrs. Rossini), Wolfgang Puck (Himself), Bunny Summers (Mrs. Cassio), Tod Sussman (Marty Di Nardo)
w: Dawn Aldredge and Brian Brock d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
82. Car and Driver (b: 01-Dec-87 pc: 0414)

Jesse and Samantha get into a vehicle accident, and they are skeptical to come forward with the truth: that Samantha, who has not yet received her driver's license, was behind the wheel.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Scott Bloom (Jesse Nash), Molly Cheek (defense attorney), Michael Keys Hall (prosecuting attorney), Christian Hoff (Freddie Smith), Pat Moore (stenographer), Milo O'Shea (Judge Franklin Kresheck), Anthony Peck (Jack Smith), Frank Pesce (Baliff)
t: John Donley and Clay Graham s: Jeremy Betrand Finch and Paul Chitlik d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
83. Just Mona and Me (b: 08-Dec-87 pc: 0408)

One of Angela’s clients is more interested in Mona than in Angela’s presentation. Their romance appears to be going well, but just before they are to take a cruise together, he calls and cancels the trip and the relationship with no explanation. Tony and Angela decide to investigate and are surprised at what they learn.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Janice Lynde (Joan), Leslie Nielsen (Max Muldoon (SGS))
w: Mindy Glazer d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
Leslie Nielsen's (Max Muldoon) TV daughter, uncredited, may have been played by Tony Danza's youngest, Katherine Anne. At the end of the episode, he waves to the girl and says "Bye, bye, Katie-Face." Katie-Face was his daughter's nickname (and also the name of his former production company, now Keep Punchin' Music).
84. Yellow Submarine (b: 15-Dec-87 pc: 0404)

Tony and Samantha are hired to work at a local fast-food restaurant, a popular hangout for the local teens. When Tony kicks out two of the popular boys, all the other kids follow, leaving the place virtually empty. The disappointed manager instructs Sam to fire Tony, or else Sam will lose her job.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Sandra Alexander (Bubble Gum Girl), Marc Bentley (Andy), Brenden Blincoe (Ralph), Betsy Chasse (Cindy), Bill Erwin (Leon), Shana Lane-Block (Bonnie), Angela Lee (Julia), Kane Picoy (Jason), Kevin Pollak (Scott), Meg Wyllie (Betty)
w: Robin Pennington d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
85. Another Single Parent (b: 05-Jan-88 pc: 0410)

Tony and Angela make friends with a new neighbor, a single mom with a young girl. The closer Tony gets to her, the more suspicious Angela becomes about the woman's secret past.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: D.D. Howard (Kelly Johnson), Jessica Player (Melissa)
w: Glenn Padnick d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
86. All in the Famiglia (b: 12-Jan-88 pc: 0416)

Some of Tony's relatives visit from Italy. One of his young single cousins develops feelings for Angela, which forces Tony to tell the cousin he and Angela have an undefined relationship and he wants to keep it that way.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Estee Chandler (Laura), Richard Grieco (Maurizio), Antonia Rey (Aunt Rosa), Vito Scotti (Uncle Aldo)
t: John Donley and Clay Graham s: John Donley, Clay Graham, and Maurizio Bizzarri d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
87. Steady as She Goes (b: 19-Jan-88 pc: 0415)

Samantha accepts when Jesse asks her to go steady. She soon feels that her dedication to him is taking away from spending time with the other guy in her life: Tony.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Scott Bloom (Jesse Nash), Shana Lane-Block (Bonnie)
w: Joe Fisch d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
88. Tony and the Dreamtones (b: 02-Feb-88 pc: 0417)

The other four members of Tony's high school a-cappella group visit and hope to perform at the school once more before it is destroyed. Angela has a dream to sing with them, but Tony has to change the rules for that to happen.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: "The Mighty Echoes" - Charles G. Davis (Jimbo), John Hostetter (Satch), Joey Melore (Benny), Harvey Shield (D.J.)
w: Karen Wengrod and Ken Cinnamon d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
89. The Matriculator (b: 09-Feb-88 pc: 0418)

In an attempt to spark Samantha's interest in pursuing higher education, Tony gets bitten by the academic bug himself, and decides to become a college student. But he begins to have doubts as to whether he is up to the challenge.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Peter Hobbs (Mr. Mackey)
w: Lee Aronsohn and Marc Sheffler d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
Read the transcript for this episode
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90. Three Teens and a Tony (b: 01-Mar-88 pc: 0423)

While Jesse is away, Sam's friend, Mason, is staying at the Bowers' house. After spending an evening with him, Sam kisses him, and then worries about confessing to Jesse when he returns.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Scott Bloom (Jesse Nash), Adam Carl (Mason)
w: Claylene Jones d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
91. Housekeepers Unite (b: 15-Mar-88 pc: 0420)

Upon learning Tony's salary, the neighborhood housekeepers feel underpaid and stage a walkout. At first, Tony doesn't want to join them, but Angela's words change his mind.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Pat Crawford Brown (Mary), Conchata Ferrell (Frances), Pamela Galloway (Joanne Parker), Lupe Ontivaros (Margarita)
w: John Donley and Clay Graham d: James Eric Hornbeck
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
92. Model Daughter (b: 22-Mar-88 pc: 0422)

Sam poses in a photo shoot for one of Angela's campaigns. She considers a career in professional modeling, much to Tony's chagrin.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Stephanie Cornich (Tawni), Pat Cupo (stagehand), Robert Briscoe Evans (photographer)
w: Danny Kallis d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
93. Marry Me, Mona (b: 29-Mar-88 pc: 0419)

Max proposes marriage to Mona, but she turns him down, claiming she likes things the way they are. But Max doesn't give up -- he makes a number of attempts to change Mona's mind. She finally does say yes, but only after Max's ex-wife surprises him with a visit. Angela worries that Mona's change of decision is for the wrong reason.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Rick Deats (businessman), Leslie Nielsen (Max Muldoon (SGS)), James Parkes (fireman), Tom Pletts (minister), Shawn Southwick (Suzanne), Todd Starks (hardhat)
w: Howard Meyers, Ken Cinnamon, Karen Wengrod, and Joe Fisch d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
94. Prom Night II (b: 03-May-88 pc: 0421)

Sam and Jesse's preparations for the upcoming prom are overshadowed by Angela's quest to have everything perfect. She becomes so overbearing that Sam decides she doesn't want to go at all.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Scott Bloom (Jesse Nash), Carla Gugino (Jane), Sandra McCabe (saleslady), Anna Stuart (Mother)
w: Diana M. Ayers and Susan Sebastian d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.
95. Sleep Talk, Sweet Talk (b: 10-May-88 pc: 0412)

Angela is unknowingly waking everyone up at night, sleep-talking about Tony. She overhears a discussion about this the morning after she is heard saying "Tony, I love you". Her embarrassment leads her to not come home, and miss her birthday party.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Michael Alldredge (Joe)
w: Ken Cinnamon and Karen Wengrod d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
Read the transcript for this episode
96. The Two Tonys (b: 17-May-88 pc: 0424)

Tony and Angela run into a girl he knew from the old neighborhood. She is now married to an arrogant, extremely competitive man, who challenges Tony to a serious game of pool.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Clyde Kusatsu (Kim Lee), David McGrath (Tony Petardi), Diane Stillwell (Darlene Petardi)
w: Gene Braunstein and Bob Perlow d: Asaad Kelada
Additional Information
There is no Additional Information for this episode.