Season 2

Season 2 (1990)

Episodes List

Ep.1 Safe at First Base

Air Date: 1990-09-17

The Major adjusts to his new post at Camp Hollister, where the General's grandson takes pictures of Polly.

Ep.2 Welcome to Hollister

Air Date: 1990-09-24

The camp prepares for the Vice President's airplane refueling stop, which General Craig makes the Major in charge of.

Ep.3 Get a Job

Air Date: 1990-10-01

Polly gets a job at a newspaper on the base, ""The Bulldog,"" writing the human interest stories.

Ep.4 The Goat

Air Date: 1990-10-08

A news story lies about her baseball team's playoff loss to Robin.

Ep.5 First Anniversary

Air Date: 1990-10-15

Gunny baby-sits on the Major and Polly's first anniversary.

Ep.6 Wetting Down

Air Date: 1990-10-22

In opposition to Marine traditions, Holowachuk does not want alcohol at his wetting down to celebrate making 1st Lieutenant. The Major tries to find a solution.

Ep.7 Infant-ry

Air Date: 1990-10-29

Casey goes overboard to get the Major's attention and becomes a mini-Marine.

Ep.8 Birthday Ball

Air Date: 1990-11-05

The major needs a guest of honor for a base celebration of the Corps' 215th anniversary, and Vice President Quayle responds to the invitation. It is also Elizabeth's 16th birthday, and she feels neglected.

Ep.9 Wish You Were Here

Air Date: 1990-11-12

The Major tries to be spontaneous by taking the family on a last-minute trip to Hawaii.

Ep.10 Love on the Run

Air Date: 1990-11-19

Lt. Holowachuk and his blind date make immediate wedding plans.

Ep.11 Operation Fun Run

Air Date: 1990-11-26

A hospital visit prevents the Major from completing a Navy Relief fund-raising project, so Gunny and Lt. Holowachuk must see it through.

Ep.12 Gift of the Major

Air Date: 1990-12-19

Casey's much-wanted toy goes to a needy child.

Ep.13 Flying Solo

Air Date: 1991-01-07

The Major anticipates a relaxing weekend when Polly takes the girls shopping.

Ep.14 A Bird in the Hand

Air Date: 1991-01-14

The Major wants Gunny to express her anger after he accidentally destroys her favorite possession, a ceramic eagle once owned by the Corps' most decorated Marine.

Ep.15 Learning to Drive

Air Date: 1991-01-21

During a driving lesson with the Major, Elizabeth hits the general's antique MG.

Ep.16 The Name is Over Here

Air Date: 1991-02-04

The Major and his family react to the start of the Persian Gulf War by settling a territorial dispute at home.

Ep.17 Valentine's Day

Air Date: 1991-02-11

The Major is embarrassed by Polly's valentine tribute to him in the base newspaper when it reveals his romantic side in the article; Elizabeth finally agrees to a date with Jesse.

Ep.18 Sins of the Father

Air Date: 1991-02-18

The Major tries to make amends for stealing a watch as a boy.

Ep.19 The Possible Dream

Air Date: 1991-02-25

The officers organize a Marine talent show. The general, who no one thinks has talent, wants to perform and has to sing at the last minute; Robin runs for president of her student council.

Ep.20 Private Affair

Air Date: 1991-03-11

Elizabeth's new beau is a practical-joking Marine the Major doesn't like.

Ep.21 Polly's Choice

Air Date: 1991-03-18

Polly is asked to collaborate on a book with her former boyfriend, Evan Charters.

Ep.22 Silent Drill Team

Air Date: 1991-04-08

The Major realizes his dream of performing with the Marine Corps Silent Drill Team.

Ep.23 Elmo Come Home

Air Date: 1991-04-29

Gunny reluctantly dog-sits a homeless puppy the Major hopes to adopt for Casey but becomes attached to it.

Ep.24 Together

Air Date: 1991-05-13

The Major is charged with writing a speech welcoming troops home from Saudi Arabia. He also decides he wants to adopt Polly's kids, but Elizabeth is reluctant.