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Season 8 - 1991-1992
173. Seer of Love
174. An Affair to Forget
175. Misery
176. Selling Sam Short
177. Tony Bags a Big One
178. A Well-Kept Housekeeper
179. Death and Love I
180. Death and Love II
181. Grandmommie Dearest
182. Field of Screams
183. This Sold House
184. Tony, Can You Spare a Dime?
185. Mrs. Al
186. Who's the Boss?
187. Tony Micelli, This is Your Other Life
188. Allergic to Love
189. Better off Wed I
190. Better off Wed II
191. Tony and the Honeymooners
192. Split Decision
193. Mr. Micelli Builds His Dream House
194. Savor the Veal I
195. Savor the Veal II
196. Savor the Veal III
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173. Seer of Love (b: 28-Sep-91 pc: 0801)

Angela is ready to profess her love for Tony, but her hopes for a romantic anniversary night with him are dashed when he invites her and the whole family to a carnival. A fortune teller tells Tony that he is about to lose the love of his life, but he misses the point. A ride through the Tunnel of Love changes their relationship.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Wil Albert (jeweler), Ivy Bethune (Sister Mary Francis), Bennett Cale (Fred), David Correia (Barker), Rhoda Gemignani (Mrs. Rossini), Lynn Milgrim (Madame Alexandra), William Palmieri (gallery operator), Larry Randolph (Bud)
w: Michele J. Wolff d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 10.2/19 #61
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While having their fortune told, Tony and Angela revealed that Billy returned to his grandmother, who was able to take care of him again.
174. An Affair to Forget (b: 05-Oct-91 pc: 0802)

Tony is hesitant to go public with his and Angela's new relationship, so the two must lie and sneak around in order to spend time together. An accident by the lake forces them to reveal their secret.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Lackey Bevis (Vicki), William Flatley (cab driver), John Fleck (bellhop), Dale Harimoto (Laurie Lee), John Mariano (Repairman), Victor Wilson (police officer)
w: Gene Braunstein d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 9.3/18 #60
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175. Misery (b: 12-Oct-91 pc: 0804)

Tony's love for Angela becomes obsessive infatuation, and it begins to drive Angela crazy.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Blake Clark (Hoyt), Lois Foraker (Kelly), Anthony Griffith (Todd), Robin Jameson (Lisa), J. David J. Krassner (Steve)
w: Clay Graham d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 8.0/15 #73
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176. Selling Sam Short (b: 19-Oct-91 pc: 0803)

Sam dates Pierce, a stockbroker, who acquires Tony as a client. Tony becomes infatuated with his own financial fate and demands much of Pierce's time, which takes away from Pierce's time with Sam.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Dan Gauthier (Pierce), Rob Narita (Japanese investor)
w: Linda Va Salle and Mike Teverbaugh d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 8.3/15 #65
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177. Tony Bags a Big One (b: 26-Oct-91 pc: 0805)

While Angela is away on business, Mona begins dating one of her biggest clients. She finds him thoroughly uninteresting and promptly dumps him. In an attempt to prevent him from withdrawing his account from the agency, Tony accompanies him on a duck hunt. An accidental gunshot only makes things worse.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Ray Bickel (man), Robin Jameson (Lisa), Robert Mandan (Reed Hamilton), Lily Mariye (Nurse)
w: Michele J. Wolff d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Katherine Helmond and Robert Mandan starred together on Soap.
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178. A Well-Kept Housekeeper (b: 02-Nov-91 pc: 0806)

Tony feels inferior to Angela's success. A letter that addresses him as "Mr. Angela Bower" doesn't help his self-esteem. He takes a second job at a bar, but that proves to be a mistake.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Eileen Barnett (Elaine Braddock), Christine Belford (Ida Davis), Lisa Cohen (Lisa), Kenneth Danziger (auctioneer), Colette Duvall (Colette), Bruce French (Ted Braddock), David Gibbs (Steve), Louan Gideon (hostess), Ria Giuliani (Ria), Jan Hoag (Jan), William Dennis Hunt (man #1), Shanti Kahn (Shanti), Ralph P. Martin (Ernie), Jennifer McComb (Jennifer), Ed McMahon (Himself (SGS)), Oliver Muirhead (Oliver), Ria Pavia (Laurie), Richard Roat (Phil Davis), Robert Stoeckle (man #2)
w: Danny Kallis, Phil Doran, and Bob Rosenfarb d: Tony Singletary
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179. Death and Love I (b: 09-Nov-91 pc: 0807)

The death of a friend puts Tony in a mid-life crisis. He has become quite the adventurer, and invites the family on a ski trip. His plan to propose marriage to Angela is thwarted by a series of accidents that consistently plague her. The joy of the proposal is short-lived when Angela turns him down.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Paul Forsyth (Waiter), Rhoda Gemignani (Mrs. Rossini), Tom Troupe (Father Marconi)
w: Phil Doran, Bob Rosenfarb, and Danny Kallis d: Tony Singletary
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180. Death and Love II (b: 16-Nov-91 pc: 0808)

Tony does not understand Angela’s rejection and he becomes a blithering idiot. Meanwhile, she continues to question the sincerity of Tony's intentions. Mona and Sam help her see the real root of the problem.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Lenny Citrano (Fan #1), Roger Hewlett (Spectator #2), Matthew Kimbrough (Spectator #1), Ralph P. Martin (Ernie), Al Michaels (Announcer), Jessie Scott (Jackie), Bubba Smith (Himself (SGS))
w: Bob Rosenfarb, Danny Kallis, and Phil Doran d: Tony Singletary
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181. Grandmommie Dearest (b: 23-Nov-91 pc: 0810)

Mona's mother visits and gives the subtle impression that she doesn't want Tony and Angela to get married. Mona can't convince them that her mother is manipulating them, trying to turn them against each other.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Dick Christie (Ben), William Gallo (Al), Tony Jay (Paul Murphy), Marian Seldes (Nanna)
w: Gene Braunstein d: Tony Singletary
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182. Field of Screams (b: 30-Nov-91 pc: 0809)

Jonathan is looking for a job. A friend of Tony's arranges for Jonathan to work as a ball boy at New York Mets games. A slight mistake during his first game costs him his job -- and the Mets the game.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: John Mallory Asher (usher), Rhoda Gemignani (Mrs. Rossini), Jimmy Hodson (radio announcer), Senta Moses (Taylor), Raymond O'Connor (burly man), Sheri Lynn Rothman (girl), Amber Susa (Amy), Sal Viscuso (Jerry Kaminski)
t: Clay Graham and Michele J. Wolff s: Linda Va Salle and Mike Teverbaugh d: Tony Singletary
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183. This Sold House (b: 07-Dec-91 pc: 0811)

A former owner of Angela's house visits and offers her a sizable amount for it. Tony and Angela begin house hunting and find what they think will be their perfect home.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Julianne Michelle (Katie Havlock), Russell Nype (Mr. Baker), Lisa Passero (broker), Jody Price (Joan Havlock), Lauren Tewes (Lavonne), Harley Venton (Jack Sanborn), Lenny Wolpe (Garry Havlock)
t: Linda Va Salle and Mike Teverbaugh s: Clay Graham and Michele J. Wolff d: Tony Singletary
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184. Tony, Can You Spare a Dime? (b: 04-Jan-92 pc: 0813)

Financial hardships at the Bower Agency have Tony and the family cutting costs. The cutbacks are especially tough on Angela. When Tony learns of her impulsive shopping spree, he forces her to surrender all her credit cards.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Tom Kane (announcer), Robert Mandan (Reed Hamilton (SGS))
w: Gene Braunstein and Michele J. Wolff d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 7.6/13 #74
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185. Mrs. Al (b: 11-Jan-92 pc: 0814)

Al is having difficulty getting his own apartment because the landlords would all rather rent to a young couple than to a single guy. Sam agrees to pose as his wife, but Tony is upset when he discovers the charade, and insists Al stay at Angela's house. The family comes to regret this.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: William Gallo (Al), Paul Mercier (Announcer), William G. Schilling (Mr. Chomsky)
w: Linda Va Salle and Mike Teverbaugh d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 8.0/14 #77
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186. Who's the Boss? (b: 25-Jan-92 pc: 0815)

Tony feels pressured to accompany Angela to all her social events. This full schedule has him feeling like he has no time to himself anymore. He fakes a headache resulting from a head injury to get out of going to the ballet. While resting, he gets an unexpected visit from his Brooklyn friends, who quickly organize a poker game -- which Angela walks in on.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Vinny Argiro (Vinnie), Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Lisa Cohen (cheerleader #1), Colette Duvall (cheerleader #2), Robert Briscoe Evans (announcer), William Gallo (Al), Ria Giuliani (cheerleader #3), Schae Harrison (girl #1), Ralph P. Martin (Ernie), Walter Olkewicz (Tiny), Tracy Tweed (girl #2)
w: Linda Va Salle and Mike Teverbaugh d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 7.4/13 #76
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187. Tony Micelli, This is Your Other Life (b: 01-Feb-92 pc: 0816)

Tony dreams what his life would be like if he had continued to play baseball with the Cardinals. He learns that fame and fortune without Angela would not make him happy.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Richard Burgi (Mike Va Salle), Phil Donahue (Himself (SGS)), Brandon Maggart (Coach), Ken Ober (Steve), Shari Shattuck (Jo-Jo), Karla Tamburrelli (Ms. Eastman), William Utay (Jim)
w: Michele J. Wolff d: Tony Singletary
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188. Allergic to Love (b: 08-Feb-92 pc: 0812)

Repeated instances of swollen lips have Tony frantically searching for the cause of his affliction. Angela notes that each occurrence happens just after they mention their wedding, and she begins to worry that the swelling is a sign that he isn't ready for marriage.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Patricia Belcher (Nurse), Eileen Barnett (Elaine Braddock), Bruce French (Ted Braddock), Ralph P. Martin (Ernie), James O'Sullivan (Barry Hauser), Max Wright (Dr. Wormser)
w: Adam Lapidus d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 7.8/13 #74
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The fictional "Lapidus" plant in this episode was named after Boss writer Adam I. Lapidus.
189. Better Off Wed I (b: 15-Feb-92 pc: 0817)

Sam and her boyfriend Hank are planning to get married, and Sam must find the right moment and way to tell Tony. But a series of incidents, including Hank's plan of career change, a roofing accident, and an unexpected visit from Hank's parents, yield a chaotic scene. During the bickering that ensues, Sam and Hank sneak off to elope.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Candice Azzara (Fran Thomopolous), Vic Polizos (Joe Thomopolous)
w: Danny Kallis, Phil Doran, Bob Rosenfarb, and Clay Graham d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 8.6/14 #61
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190. Better Off Wed II (b: 22-Feb-92 pc: 0818)

Tony, Angela, Mona, Jonathan, Mrs. Rossini, and Hank's parents chase after Sam and Hank. They arrive at the chapel before the service began -- Sam did not want to be married without Tony present. Tony is still adamant against the union, but the ceremony goes forward as planned.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Candice Azzara (Fran Thomopolous), Mary Kathryn Barnes (bride), Gil Colon (groom), Gloria Dorson (minster's wife), Rhoda Gemignani (Mrs. Rossini), Richard Paul (minister), Vic Polizos (Joe Thomopolous)
w: Phil Doran, Bob Rosenfarb, Clay Graham, and Danny Kallis d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 8.5/15 #56
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191. Tony and the Honeymooners (b: 29-Feb-92 pc: 0819)

Sam and Hank return from their honeymoon to learn that married couples aren't allowed to stay at the dorm. Tony skeptically agrees to let them stay at the house. Despite a sleepless first night for Tony, he and Hank soon bond. This creates tension between Sam and Hank and between Tony and Angela.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Candice Azzara (Fran Thomopolous), Gary Lieberthal (Rey), Vic Polizos (Joe Thomopolous)
w: Gene Braunstein d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 6.3/11 #83
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192. Split Decision (b: 21-Mar-92 pc: 0820)

Frequent fighting between Tony and Angela lead her to take a vacation to a resort, accompanied by Sam and Mona. While there, they meet a man who bears a striking resemblance to Tony. Angela soon realizes that not even a look-alike can take the place of Tony.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Jaime Cardriche (chef), Tony Danza (Tom Ceratelli), Peter Gonneau (man), Brian Kaiser (guy), John Lupton (Reverend Bill), Sherry Lynn (photographer), Richard Minchenberg (waiter), Paula Trickey (woman), Kaitlyn Walker (Shelly)
w: Linda Va Salle and Mike Teverbaugh d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 7.8/14 #72
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193. Mr. Micelli Builds His Dream House (b: 28-Mar-92 pc: 0821)

When a leak in the roof is discovered, Hank's father and his team attempt to repair it. Tony's persistent meddling in his work leads him to quit the job. Tony then hires Hank and Jonathan to help him finish the job.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Candice Azzara (Fran Thomopolous), Dale Clancy (Construction Worker), Tim Colceri (Construction Worker), Freddie Dawson (Construction Worker), William Gallo (Al), Richard Oprison (Construction Worker), Frank Pesce (Dave), Vic Polizios (Joe Thomopolous)
w: Bob Rosenfarb, Clay Graham, Danny Kallis, and Phil Doran d: Tony Singletary
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194. Savor the Veal I (b: 18-Apr-92 pc: 0822)

Tony has graduated from college and his job search is unfulfilling. He gets a letter from an Iowa university who wants him to teach there. The job sounds perfect for him, but he pretends he is not interested, because it's so far from his home. Angela sees through his facade and convinces him to take the job.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Jeff Austin (Security Guard), Candice Azzara (Fran Thomopolous), Chad A. Bell (Jeff), Colette Duvall (Voice of Airline Agent), William Gallo (Al), Rhoda Gemignani (Mrs. Rossini), Cynthia Graham (Student #2), Jerry Hardin (Dr. Graham), Kimberlee Kramer (Kelly), Ralph P. Martin (Ernie), Vic Polizios (Joe Thomopolous), Stephen Samuels (Student #1), Rosie Taravella (Flight Attendant/Rosie), Eric Wylie (Todd)
w: Clay Graham, Phil Doran, Danny Kallis, and Bob Rosenfarb d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 6.8/14 #74
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195. Savor the Veal II (b: 25-Apr-92 pc: 0823)

With Tony living in Iowa, Angela and he take turns flying out to visit each other on the weekends. When this plan doesn't work out, Angela agrees to move to Iowa to be with Tony.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Frances Bay (Candy), Charmaine Charles (Flight Attendant #2), Troy Fromin (Wendell), Rhoda Gemignani (Mrs. Rossini), Jerry Hardin (Dr. Graham), Pat Millicano (Ned), Rosie Taravella (Flight Attendant/Rosie), Nick Toth (Businessman)
w: Phil Doran, Bob Rosenfarb, Danny Kallis, and Bart Fink d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 12.7/24 #26
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196. Savor the Veal III (b: 25-Apr-92 pc: 0824)

Angela attempts to adjust to her new life in Iowa, but discovers that she really wants to be back east, working at her agency. The conflict of professional interest threatens to split up Tony and Angela. Their relationship comes full circle with Tony again knocking on Angela’s front door.

Guest Cast & Crew
gs: Curnal Aulisio (Hank Thomopolous), Frances Bay (Candy), Charmaine Charles (Party Guest), Colette Duvall (Party Guest), Jerry Hardin (Dr. Graham), Marji Martin (Marge), Pat Millicano (Ned), Walter Spear (Party Guest), Rosie Taravella (Flight Attendant/Rosie)
w: Phil Doran, Bob Rosenfarb, Danny Kallis, and Bart Fink d: Tony Singletary
Additional Information
Nielsen rating - 12.7/24 #26
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