1977 - 1978, Comedy
A detective becomes a foster parent to five racially mixed street kids.

Episode Guide

  • Fish - The Social Worker (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    The Social Worker

    A social worker sees an argument during a surprise visit.

  • Fish - Fire (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:


    Victor's sudden interest in fire makes him an arson suspect.

  • Fish - The Neighbors (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    The Neighbors

    The group home tosses an open house for doubting neighbors.

  • Fish - Bernice's Problem (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Bernice's Problem

    Charley suggests therapy for Bernice's feelings of inadequacy.

  • Fish - Fish's Job (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Fish's Job

    Fish's part-time job jeopardizes the group home.

  • Fish - Cold Cash (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    Cold Cash

    Shortages plague the household; Charley takes Diane out.

  • Fish - Chief Fish (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Chief Fish

    Fish is offered a job as a police chief in Georgia.

  • Fish - For the Love of Mike (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    For the Love of Mike

    Fish worries when Mike dates a wealthy girl.

  • Fish - A Pinch of Class (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    A Pinch of Class

    Diane's attack of appendicitis interrupts redecorating.

  • Fish - Fire and Ice (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Fire and Ice

    Harriet makes a pass at Fish while Bernice is laid up.

  • Fish - Sweet Sixteen? (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    Sweet Sixteen?

    Jilly wants birth-control pills for her 16th birthday.

  • Fish - Love Thy Neighbor (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Love Thy Neighbor

    A neighbor pursues Fish while waitress Bernice is working.

  • Fish - Power Play (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Power Play

    Victor's sudden wealth comes from working for a bookie.

  • Fish - It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog

    The children adopt a dog; a newspaper lists Fish as dead.

  • Fish - Love in Bloom (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Love in Bloom

    A shy schoolmate pursues Diane; Fish takes an aptitude test.

  • Fish - Charley Resigns (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Charley Resigns

    A dispute with Fish causes Charley to resign.

  • Fish - A Fine Kettle of Fish (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    A Fine Kettle of Fish

    A city auditor is infatuated with Bernice.

  • Fish - The Million Dollar Misunderstanding (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    The Million Dollar Misunderstanding

    Fish faces a dilemma when an error gives him $1 million.

  • Fish - Close Encounters of a Fishy Kind (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Close Encounters of a Fishy Kind

    A local eccentric helps Fish realize the value of fantasy.

  • Fish - Mike's Career (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    Mike's Career

    An older woman has conditions for financing Mike's career.

  • Fish - A Fish Christmas (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    A Fish Christmas

    The children make their own Christmas cheer despite Fish's objections.

  • Fish - Separation (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:


    Marital woes leave Fish without a bed for the night.

  • Fish - Jilly's Job (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Jilly's Job

    Jilly takes a modeling job, then is asked to pose nude.

  • Fish - The Car (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    The Car

    Fish allows Mike to be arrested for taking the car.

  • Fish - Fish's Daughter (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Fish's Daughter

    Fish's daughter decides to marry a much older man.

  • Fish - Fish and the Rock Star (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Fish and the Rock Star

    An overnight visit by a rock singer affects everyone.

  • Fish - Fish Behind Bars (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Fish Behind Bars

    Fish's arrest at a protest endangers the group home.

  • Fish - Fish Behind Bars (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Fish Behind Bars

    Fish is jailed while protesting mandatory retirement.

  • Fish - Retirement Blues (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Retirement Blues

    Bored by retirement, Fish goes out for a night on the town.

  • Fish - The Missing Fish (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    The Missing Fish

    Retiring Fish fails to show up for his last day of work.

  • Fish - The New Kid (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    The New Kid

    A light-fingered boy is assigned to the group home.

  • Fish - The Adoption (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    The Adoption

    A local couple considers adopting Victor.

  • Fish - Anniversary (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:


    Worried about Diane, Fish and Bernice cancel a weekend trip.

  • Fish - Fish and Roots (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Fish and Roots

    Charley tries to help Loomis discover his heritage.

  • Fish - The Really Longest Day (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    The Really Longest Day

    The Fishes take in five adolescents and a psychology student.