Life With Bonnie

Life With Bonnie

2002 - 2004, Comedy
A television-show host juggles fame and family life.

Episode Guide

  • Life With Bonnie - Father and Son: A Table for Two (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Father and Son: A Table for Two

    After slipping on a banana, unconscious Tony is brought to the hospital, where he has a flashback dream; the "Morning, Chicago" gang chips in to give him a surprise when he returns.

  • Life With Bonnie - Nip, Tuck and Roll (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Nip, Tuck and Roll

    At the station owner's request, Bonnie consults with a plastic surgeon (guest star Dax Shepard); Bonnie tries to keep Tony away from the brownies for the Great American Bake Sale.

  • Life With Bonnie - Don't Stress, Express (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Don't Stress, Express

    David invites his anger-management group over to Bonnie's house for a meeting.

  • Life With Bonnie - Striking a Match (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Striking a Match

    Bonnie and the gang help Gloria prepare for a date; chef Carmine Competelli and his mother return to "Morning Chicago."

  • Life With Bonnie - Therabeautic (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:


    Bonnie becomes jealous after discovering that the therapist she encouraged Mark to see is a beautiful woman (Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon).

  • Life With Bonnie - Act Natural (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Act Natural

    Bonnie does a commercial for her favorite soup, only to find that the director (Dax Shepard) wants a different image.

  • Life With Bonnie - Nightshift (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:


    Bonnie and her colleagues display their unique talents to fill airtime during the station's annual late-night telethon.

  • Life With Bonnie - Dare to Be Different (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Dare to Be Different

    Bonnie learns Charlie has an admirer at school; a 12-year-old prodigy, Chef Rio, is a guest on "Morning Chicago."

  • Life With Bonnie - Space Heaters (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Space Heaters

    The gang pitches in to prepare a romantic anniversary dinner for Bonnie and Mark; Bonnie plays the drums with Grand Master Seiichi Tanaka and his percussionists.

  • Life With Bonnie - Live and Let Live (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Live and Let Live

    Bonnie's older sister pays an unexpected visit and brings with her a much younger boyfriend; Bonnie welcomes animal trainer Tom Gunderson and his orangutan, Louie, to "Morning Chicago."

  • Life With Bonnie - Trifecta, Try Friendship (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Trifecta, Try Friendship

    Bonnie and friends help Tony deal with a thug out to collect his gambling debt.

  • Life With Bonnie - It's a Wonderful Job (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    It's a Wonderful Job

    Bonnie dreams she was never the host of "Morning Chicago" and gets a chilling glimpse of what the show would be like without her.

  • Life With Bonnie - Food for Thought (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Food for Thought

    Gang suspects Rappin' Rip (Rip Taylor) is guilty of leaking a story about Bonnie to the local press; Bonnie does not know how to tell the the new food-service provider that the crew finds her food inedible.

  • Life With Bonnie - Boomerang (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    After the construction on David's razed house is completed, the gang's well-intentioned efforts to help with the move end in disaster.

  • Life With Bonnie - Queer Eye for the Straight Lie (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Queer Eye for the Straight Lie

    In an effort to spare Holly's feelings, Bonnie and the gang try to verify the rumors surrounding the station's morning news anchorman.

  • Life With Bonnie - Places, Stat! (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Places, Stat!

    Bonnie broadcasts her show from a hospital bed after getting food poisoning.

  • Life With Bonnie - The Merry Ole Land of Oz (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Merry Ole Land of Oz

    The station owner (Carl Reiner) asks Bonnie and the gang to celebrate Halloween with a "Wizard of Oz" theme; Leonard (Martin Mull) hosts a fashion show for senior citizens.

  • Life With Bonnie - Boyhood to Womanhood (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Boyhood to Womanhood

    Bonnie's children wreak havoc on the set of "Morning Chicago," while Gloria stays home and grapples with mood swings.

  • Life With Bonnie - No Matter Where You Go, There You Are (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    No Matter Where You Go, There You Are

    Bonnie gets involved in the marital problems of Mark's boss when hosting a well-known marriage therapist on "Morning Chicago."

  • Life With Bonnie - Everything Old Is New Again (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Everything Old Is New Again

    Bonnie pleads with contractors (Tom and Dick Smothers) to get their job done faster when she loses patience with houseguest David.

  • Life With Bonnie - Pontiac Bonnie-Ville (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Pontiac Bonnie-Ville

    Bonnie hears David talking about her in his sleep and becomes convinced he has a crush on her.

  • Life With Bonnie - Ironing Out Your Differences (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Ironing Out Your Differences

    An iron sets David's house ablaze, and he moves in with Bonnie and her family. Jack La Lanne guest stars.

  • Life With Bonnie - Till Next Time (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Till Next Time

    Bonnie, Mark and the "Morning Chicago" gang attend the funeral of Gloria's friend Mary Ellen.

  • Life With Bonnie - Ding, Ding, Ding Went the Truth (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Ding, Ding, Ding Went the Truth

    Bonnie is afraid to tell Mark that she dinged his new car. Rip Taylor and Martin Mull guest star.

  • Life With Bonnie - Stealing Home (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Stealing Home

    Gloria is suspected of stealing when Bonnie notices things are missing around the house; a magician and Russian dancers appear on the show.

  • Life With Bonnie - In Need of Assistants (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    In Need of Assistants

    Bonnie hires a man from a shelter to assist her, but he ends up causing her more trouble. Gary Bayer and Don Lake guest star.

  • Life With Bonnie - Buy the Book (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Buy the Book

    Bonnie stages a fake show to appease her boss' (guest star Carl Reiner) demanding wife (guest star Teri Garr), who wants to promote a book he hates.

  • Life With Bonnie - The Graduate (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Graduate

    Everybody pitches in to help Tony study after he decides to pursue a high-school diploma; Mark buys Bonnie a lovely nightgown, but he overestimates the size.

  • Life With Bonnie - Psychic (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:


    Bonnie welcomes a psychic (Robin Williams) to her morning show.

  • Life With Bonnie - Assaulted Nuts (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Assaulted Nuts

    The Molloys get an unexpected visitor; on the morning show, Bonnie deals with a speechless guest and an angry juggler.

  • Life With Bonnie - Deuce Is Wild (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Deuce Is Wild

    Holly falls for a guy (guest star Frank Stallone) she met via an Internet dating service -- much to Marv's chagrin.

  • Life With Bonnie - Okay, Thanks (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Okay, Thanks

    Bonnie hosts local gossip columnist Rappin Rip (guest star Rip Taylor); Samantha gets a crush on a classmate.

  • Life With Bonnie - Christmastime in the City (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Christmastime in the City

    When a snowstorm strands the Molloys in Chicago on Christmas, the family celebrates with the "Morning Chicago" gang.

  • Life With Bonnie - What If? (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    What If?

    While celebrating her 15th wedding anniversary, Bonnie dreams she's married to Tom Hanks (guest starring as himself).

  • Life With Bonnie - Partly Sunny (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Partly Sunny

    Johnny Volcano (David Duchovny) returns to "Morning Chicago" to promote a soap-opera appearance with Bonnie.

  • Life With Bonnie - Money Plus Marlens Makes Four (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Money Plus Marlens Makes Four

    Bonnie welcomes an author with multiple personalities to the show; Mark tries to balance the checkbook despite Bonnie's habit of not recording checks.

  • Life With Bonnie - Happy Day (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Happy Day

    The station owner asks Bonnie to change her look and the tone of the show to try to impress an investment group from Nashville.

  • Life With Bonnie - A Day in the Life (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    A Day in the Life

    The kids go trick-or-treating with Charlie costumed as Conan O'Brien; "Morning Chicago" hosts an animal costume fashion show staged by a designer (guest star Martin Mull).

  • Life With Bonnie - Is It Just Us? (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Is It Just Us?

    Mark has been working late since his former nurse retired, and Bonnie begins to wonder what his new nurse looks like.

  • Life With Bonnie - Duets (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    Bonnie is forced to co-host with the station owner's son, who has a crush on her; David, Holly, Marv and Tony have to baby-sit Bonnie's children.

  • Life With Bonnie - Don't Act Your Age, Just Act (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Don't Act Your Age, Just Act

    To dispel beliefs that their marriage may be on the rocks, Bonnie forces Mark to act like they are the perfect couple.

  • Life With Bonnie - Dream (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    Bonnie tries to show Mark that her job is as demanding as his is; Samantha's teacher complains that she has been daydreaming too much in class.

  • Life With Bonnie - Johnny Volcano, Weather or Not (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Johnny Volcano, Weather or Not

    The station's weatherman (David Duchovny) fills in for a last-minute cancellation on "Morning Chicago."

  • Life With Bonnie - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A working mom (Bonnie Hunt) upsets her family by telling tales in her job as a local TV show host. This episode: Bonnie interviews a guest author and hosts two Italian chefs.