The staff reflects on the past when Bannister compiles his career highlights for Cobb's 50th anniversary report.
Leslie's hopes of winning an acting scholarship rest on keeping his drama coach sober.
Christian pretends to be the manager of Cobbs when his mother visits.
Howard buys into a weight-loss franchise.
Bannister decides to run for councilman, then later discovers his opponent is a local hero.
Bannister is sued for sexual harassment by the new girl at Cobbs.
Derek announces his plans to give up college in order to work full time at Cobb's.
Christian learns his new love has a 10-year-old son.
Marlene agrees to become a surrogate mother for a yuppie couple who shop at Cobb's Supermarket.
Edna attempts to make changes in her stagnant relationship with Howard.
Howard writes a romance novel using the staff at Cobb's as characters in his book.
Unwitting Marlene agrees to be in a porn magazine.
Bannister must prove his sanity to a visiting psychiatrist sent to Cobb's to perform routine psychological tests.
Howard tries to help an old vaudeville comedian raise enough money to keep his retirement home open.
Marlene gets Christian in trouble after complaining to Howard about his behavior.
Howard mistakenly thinks his brother is dying.
Edna and Christian both compete for the manager's job at a new Cobb's store.
Howard imagines himself a celebrity when he hears the store will be part of a television news feature.
A corporate spy from the head office investigates Cobb's Supermarket.
Derek develops an infatuation for Marlene.
Howard must deal with new rules and a new boss (ELizabeth Hanna) when Cobb's is taken over by a conglomerate.
Howard helps Marlene open the lines of communication with her father.
Bannister (Don Adams) hopes to look his best at his high-school reunion.
Christian (Jeff Pustil) agrees to marry the butcher's (Barry Baldara) niece (Barbara Von Radecki) to prevent her deportation.
An old girlfriend returns with Howard's son.
Bannister leads a protest against the removal of a neighborhood tree.
A gangster's (Chuck Shamata) girlfriend (Heather Smith) hits Bannister's (Don Adams) car.
Accidents plague Bannister (Don Adams) after he breaks a chain letter. With Kathleen Laskey and Dinah Christie.
After Viker's wife kicks him out, he moves in with Howard.
Bannister organizes a promotional gimmick with a baby-sitting feature.
Bannister (Don Adams) deals with changes in Marlene (Kathleen Laskey).
Edna's first sweetheart wants to rekindle the flame.
Howard risks Edna's money in gold-mine stock.
Howard purchases a racehorse with the staff's funds without their knowledge.
Edna stays up all night to set up a barbecue display resembling a photo of her first romantic weekend with Howard.
Bannister takes a restaurant job after he's fired from the supermarket.
A man mistakenly thinks his wife is dating Howard.
Bannister befriends a bag lady he finds sleeping in the supermarket's parking lot.
Howard and Simon get lost in the woods when Bannister attempts to help his stockroom boy win his Eagle Scout badge.
Leslie falls in love when he chaperones Bannister's visiting niece.
Howard reluctantly agrees to having a hernia operation.
A temperamental friend of Howard's becomes the new butcher at Cobb's Supermarket.
Hoping to persuade Howard to take her on vacation, Edna invents a phantom lover.
Howard is faced with the unwelcome task of deciding which of his employees he should put on temporary layoff.
Mrs. Cobbs' spinster daughter (Ruth Buzzi) ruffles Edna's (Dinah Christie) feathers when she makes a move on Howard (Don Adams).
The thug that Marlene hires to discourage Jack Christian's advances inadvertently mistakes Howard for his target.
Cultural events are on the top of Edna's list when she befriends a man who shares her interests.
Marlene agrees to go to a school dance with Murray.
Health food fanatics who are offended by Howard's commercial promoting a new snack food, and the product itself, terrorize the store's staff.
Edna's implementation of a Japanese management technique causes disorientation for Howard and the staff.
Cobb's Supermarket faces a tough challenge when it wages a price war against a competitor.
Edna's mother begins making wedding arrangements after seeing Marlene's engagement ring on Edna's hand.
Cobb's bowling team is one game away from winning if only Edna doesn't play.
Edna matches up the store's security guard (Henry Beckman) with her friend.
Howard tries to cope with the son of an old army buddy and a man who's obsessed with trying to break the world's record in rope skipping.
Murray is the source of trouble when he starts an in-store dating service.
The employees lose their parking privileges after Howard complains to Mrs. Cobb about the lack of customer parking.
Howard may have to relinquish his Manager-of-the-Year award unless he can find out who's been ripping off the store's deli department.
Convinced that their six-year relationship has lost its magic, Edna issues Howard an ultimatum.
When a promised raise doesn't appear, Marlene convinces Jennifer to sue the supermarket, Howard and Mrs. Cobb for racial discrimination.
Edna's outraged when an attractive health food representative expresses interest in Howard.
An in-store bingo promotion is a big success until Mr. Christian (Jeff Pustil) examines the cards.
An obligatory insurance physical for the store's staff coincides with Edna's struggles to tell Howard some delicate news.
Howard is about to realize his lifelong dream of managing a world-class hotel.
Cobb's latest directive prompts Marlene to call a strike among the supermarket employees.
A new video security-system may put Alf out of work.