Season 4

Season 4 (1985)

Episodes List

Ep.1 Head Over Heels

Air Date: 1985-09-15

Whitney Houston gets more than she expects during a visit to the Stratton household when Dexter decides to move to Los Angeles with the singing star.

Ep.2 Mrs. Stratton Builds Her Dreamhouse

Air Date: 1985-09-22

As new wife and mother, Late begins making changes in the Stratton household that Edward supports and Rick resents.

Ep.3 Poor Evelyn

Air Date: 1985-10-06

Rick coerces Edward into offering his mom a job, after an embezzler takes all her money.

Ep.4 Promises, Promises

Air Date: 1985-10-13

Rick's girlfriend has something in mind for their relationship that is a serious step for Rick.

Ep.5 The Great Baseball Card Scheme

Air Date: 1985-10-27

Grandfather Stratton schemes with Rick to corner the baseball card market.

Ep.6 The Trouble with Harry

Air Date: 1985-11-03

Kate's Uncle Harry uses the Stratton family in a deceptive maneuver to impress an old Army buddy.

Ep.7 One Strike and You're Out

Air Date: 1985-11-10

Rick leads his friends in a picket line against Grandfather Stratton for paying unfair wages to student employees.

Ep.8 Race with Eagles

Air Date: 1985-11-17

In an effort to prove that he is athletic, Edward decides to participate in a race up to the top of the Empire State Building.

Ep.9 Magnificent Obsession

Air Date: 1985-11-24

Ep.10 Judgment Day

Air Date: 1985-12-01

When Edward lectures him about his poor geometry grade, Rick goes crazy trying to improve it.

Ep.11 The Barbarians

Air Date: 1985-12-08

Ep.12 Three Musketeers

Air Date: 1985-12-15

Ep.13 Second Class Parent

Air Date: 1985-12-21

Ep.14 The Lady Is a Tramp

Air Date: 1986-01-05

Ep.15 Stratton and Stratton

Air Date: 1986-01-12

Ep.16 Daddy Rick

Air Date: 1986-01-19

Rick takes part in a marriage with a student, but is shocked when his ""wife"" gets pregnant.

Ep.17 One for the Road (1)

Air Date: 1986-02-02

Rick's new friend encourages him to try alcohol.

Ep.18 One for the Road (2)

Air Date: 1986-02-09

Rick gets grounded, which effectively ends his experience with alcohol, but he soon learns that Greg is still drinking.

Ep.19 Movie Madness

Air Date: 1986-02-16

Ep.20 Rick Sings

Air Date: 1986-02-23

Rick's the manager of his friend's band, Splat! When Rick gets them on Rock Search, the lead singer has laryngitis. The band convinces Rick to step in for him & sing that tune.

Ep.21 The Way We Weren't

Air Date: 1986-03-02

Ep.22 A Family Affair

Air Date: 1986-03-16

As prom night approaches, Rick jilts a girl whose father is rumored to be associated with the mob.

Ep.23 Rick at 16

Air Date: 1986-05-04

Rick wants to invite Nicole Desmond to be his date at his 16th birthday party but Brad accidentally gives the invitation to Julie Warren. When Nicole gets herself invited anyway Rick has to balance his time between two dates without letting either girl find out about the other.

Ep.24 Second Best

Air Date: 1986-05-11

Rick feels inferior to his girlfriend.