Harper Valley P.T.A.

Harper Valley P.T.A.

1981 - 1982, Comedy
A sexy widow battles uptight, hypocritical townsfolk over unfair treatment of her teenage daughter.

Episode Guide

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Harper Valley Sentinel (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Harper Valley Sentinel

    A handsome newspaper publisher named Tom Meecham gets on Flora's bad side when he prints an editorial in the local paper criticizing one of her companies; Tom invites Stella to a lavish dinner party.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - The Return of Charlie's Chow Palace (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    The Return of Charlie's Chow Palace

    Stella and her Uncle Buster help restore a 1950s teenage hangout despite Flora's plans to demolish it and erect a monument to herself.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Grizzly Gap (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Grizzly Gap

    Stella chaperones a school-related camping trip to Grizzly Gap; Stella's Uncle Buster and Mayor Harper learn that a dangerous criminal has escaped from jail and is heading to Grizzly Gap.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Harper Valley Hoedown (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Harper Valley Hoedown

    Flora's rich nephew agrees to give her money to make improvements at the Reilly Paper Mill, with one condition; Claude is depressed about his love life and wants Flora to hook him up with Stella.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Stella Rae (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Stella Rae

    With the help of a charismatic union organizer named Kowalski, Stella joins a picket line to protest the unfair working conditions in Harper Valley.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Stella Della (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Stella Della

    The townspeople think that Stella has flipped her wig when she becomes nasty and aggressively pursues a married man in public; Stella has a hard time convincing everyone that her look-alike cousin, Della, is actually the one pursuing a married man.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Svengali of the Valley (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Svengali of the Valley

    A doctor's posthypnotic suggestion temporarily turns Flora into Stella's unlikely new best gal pal.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Firechief Follies (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Firechief Follies

    Flora and Wanda do everything in their power to sabotage Stella's efforts to improve the fire department's efficiency.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - The Show Must Go On (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Show Must Go On

    Flora writes a play and casts her daughter in the lead role; after Wanda falls and injures herself during a rehearsal, the director insists on Stella taking over the starring role.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Flora's Dinner Party (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Flora's Dinner Party

    A newspaper publisher gets on Flora's bad side.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Low Noon (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Low Noon

    A destructive motorcycle gang informs Flora that they have no intention of leaving unless Stella goes with them.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Harper Valley Christmas (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Harper Valley Christmas

    After Flora refuses to sign the holiday bonus checks, she is knocked unconscious by a falling Christmas tree and is visited by three ghosts.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Stella's Scam (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Stella's Scam

    Stella tries to expose a contracting scam.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - The $500 Misunderstanding (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The $500 Misunderstanding

    Flora Reilly tries to shut down a local men's club; after Stella gets thrown in jail for an illegal lottery ticket, she discovers from public records that Flora's great grandmother founded the club and entertained men in a burlesque revue.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Reunion Fever (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Reunion Fever

    At Stella's 25th high school reunion, Calvin Kendall, an old boyfriend of Cassie's, makes a play for Stella, causing the only fight that the two best friends have ever had.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Good for the Goose (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Good for the Goose

    Wanda regrets throwing Bobby out when he turns to her rival, Stella, for comfort and support.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Make Room for Uncle Buster (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Make Room for Uncle Buster

    After a three-day health food convention in Cleveland, Stella and Dee arrive home to find Stella's Uncle Buster being arrested for causing an explosion with his latest screwball invention.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - My Fair Stella (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    My Fair Stella

    While taking lessons, Stella becomes furious when she receives a sweater with a scarlet A on it.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Bad Day at Harper Valley (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Bad Day at Harper Valley

    A bungling con man holds Stella, Cassie and all of the PTA board members hostage after a failed bank robbery attempt.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Mayor Bobby (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Mayor Bobby

    Mayor Harper approves an entertainment license for Kelley's Bar; Flora tries to unseat Mayor Harper by backing her sleazy son-in-law in the election.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Stella and Howard (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Stella and Howard

    Flora thinks that Stella has inherited millions of dollars and promptly installs her as an honorary member of the Harper Valley PTA Board.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Dirty Tricks (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Dirty Tricks

    The PTA members jump to the wrong conclusion when Stella is seen leaving a motel late at night.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - A Tree Grows in Harper Valley (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    A Tree Grows in Harper Valley

    Stella chains herself to the oldest living tree in Harper Valley to save it from being bulldozed.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Moonlighting Becomes You (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Moonlighting Becomes You

    Stella is accused of being an alcoholic when she is seen in town gathering beer cans; when Cassie refuses to throw Stella out of her salon, Flora tries to shut her shop down.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Stella, the Reilly Girl (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Stella, the Reilly Girl

    Stella appears in a TV commercial for paper towels, unaware that she is working for Flora.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - The Life of Reilly (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Life of Reilly

    Stella fakes amnesia to get the goods on Flora Reilly.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Don Juan and Two (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Don Juan and Two

    After Wanda accuses Stella of trying to destroy her marriage, Flora hires an actor to romance Stella and break her heart.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - Mail and Female (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Mail and Female

    Stella's email is monitored by Flora and the PTA.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - A Husband for Stella (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    A Husband for Stella

    Flora and the PTA believe that Stella is pregnant.

  • Harper Valley P.T.A. - To Dunk or Not to Dunk (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    To Dunk or Not to Dunk

    A misunderstanding leads to Stella being kicked off the annual carnival committee; Stella schemes with Cassie to get back at the snooty PTA members.