After his estranged brother's sudden death, Schneider assumes responsibility for his niece and nephew.
Ann reflects on her struggle for independence as she considers a job that would take her away from her family and friends.
Max's growing fondness for Barbara has both of them wondering how to handle it.
A brush with death has an impact on Schneider's freewheeling lifestyle.
Sam's return to smoking after a six-year abstinence only results in damage to his marriage and health.
Barbara resorts to some ingenious clowning to stop the practical jokes of Mark's friends.
An Italian priest who claims to be a long-lost relative shows up on Barbara and Mark's doorstep.
Francine's upcoming marriage to an advertising executive poses a threat to her business relationship with Ann.
Barbara's domain begins to crumble when Max and Mark invite Grandma Romano to move in.
On his 50th birthday, Schneider (Pat Harrington Jr.) learns his high-school flame (guest star Lee Grant) is coming to town.
Francine hires Sam to remodel the offices.
A letter from Julie puts the family in turmoil.
Katherine has a premonition that reveals a surprising secret about Sam.
The Romano family seems headed in different directions during the Christmas season.
Mark and Barbara's vacation leads to a career opportunity for her and Max.
Barbara and Mark consider several adoption alternatives.
Baby-sitting makes Barbara wish for children.
Sam's business associate is a former girlfriend.
When Max faces a writing block, Julie and Barbara come up with a creative solution to his problem.
Mark's fear of succeeding on his own could prevent him from opening his dental practice.
Ann learns a lesson about independent people when Sam pampers his former wife.
Barbara, Mark, Julie and Max offer advice to Ann and Sam as they adjust to married life the second time around.
Ann and Sam's new marriage gets its first big test -- their honeymoon.
Ann's about to marry Sam Royer, but not without some second thoughts.
Barbara and Julie, along with their spouses, move in together.
Francine accepts a date with Schneider, who faces competition from an Italian designer.
Alex decides to go on a date instead of performing with Schneider at his lodge's father-and-son night.
Barbara's ex-boyfriend arrives at the Romano apartment to show off his new bride.
A letter mailed by Grandpa Romano arrives at Ann's apartment four years after his death.
When he can't get information at home, Alex looks elsewhere for answers to questions about life and love.
Katherine finds that her fixed Social Security income doesn't hold up against inflation.
Ann's boyfriend Sam takes off to a South Seas island, leaving Ann behind.
Schneider is promoted to an executive position after he saves a life.
Ann is upset when she learns Alex has been skipping classes.
Ann's mother returns home from a cruise with a handsome young man.
Ann's sanctuary within the peaceful confines of boyfriend Sam's apartment comes to an abrupt end.
Playing innkeeper to her family takes its toll on Ann.
Barbara and Mark are forced out of their rooming house -- and into Ann's apartment.
Barbara feels she must return to college.
Premature labor pains force Julie to use Ann's bathtub for the underwater birth.
Julie announces plans for her baby's birth.
Ann's dinner date with Mark's divorced father turns into an all-night affair.
Ann considers letting Alex stay with Francine.
Ann and Francine go to Paris to pick up the continental savvy needed to snare a new client.
Schneider feels Alex is dominated by women.
Barbara discovers that her new life with Mark is a little cramped when the newlyweds move into Mark's rooming house.
Mark finds himself on the golf course moments before his wedding.
Everything is going smoothly before Barbara and Mark's wedding until Barbara has second thoughts and Julie gets labor pains.
Ann's mother makes some accurate predictions into the future when she starts reading tarot cards.
Schneider refuses to acknowledge his hearing loss.
The Romanos are again persuaded to perform at the Park Utopia retirement home.
Barbara and Mark's plans upset Ann.
As their wedding date draws near, Mark and Barbara visit Las Vegas.
Max is enlisted to coach Alex's baseball team.
Ann and Francine compete for the same man.
Schneider's relationship with a female Russian basketball player leads to an international incident.
A blizzard causes re-evaluation of relationships.
Alex causes a fire in the apartment building.
Newly engaged Barbara is shattered by news that could threaten her marital future.
Katherine falls for Francine's slick father.
The announcement of Barbara's engagement brings Ann's feelings of failure to the surface.
The gang surprises Barbara at work with a 21st birthday party.
Barbara's grandmothers vie for her affection.
Ann and Francine could lose a big account unless they accept Schneider's offer of financial assistance.
Alex heads out on his first date.
In choosing a date for the lodge dance, Schneider is torn between a flashy woman and Ann's plain cousin.
A week after a disastrous date, Barbara still can't get the guy off her mind.
Barbara finds herself with two dates on the same night.
Ann attempts to save Julie and Max's marriage.
Julie returns home.
As Ann searches for someone to replace Nick at the firm, her old nemesis Francine appears.
Barbara, Schneider and Alex find romance at the airport while waiting for Ann's plane to arrive.
Nick's son runs away from his mother and stepfather in Chicago, and comes to live with Ann and Barbara.
David returns after a five-year absence and refuses to leave unless Ann goes with him.
Everybody is overjoyed at how close Ann and Nick are becoming -- except Alex.
Ann and the girls try to help Barbara's precocious science tutor land a job as a corporate executive.
Ann and Nick's new firm can land its first big client if they overlook his questionable sales practices.
Alex's science project becomes a bone of contention between Ann, Nick and Schneider.
Grandma Romano becomes a nuisance when she tries nursing Ann through the flu.
Ann and Nick's constant bickering starts getting out of hand.
Schneider's friendship with Beerbelly and his wife becomes strained.
Barbara agrees to marry an illegal alien.
Ann discovers that her mother has fallen back on her old ways -- shoplifting.
Schneider's involvement with a 22-year-old woman leads to multiple complications.
Schneider becomes involved with a 22-year-old woman.
Alex tells Nick he'd rather spend his weekends with his friends than with him.
Schneider is chosen as a surrogate father.
Confused Barbara decides to drop out of college.
Grandma Romano goes out on a date with Schneider.
Ann and Barbara return from a trip to find their apartment has been burglarized.
Ann's forced partnership with Nick Handris becomes all that she feared when he expects Barbara to baby-sit his unruly 12-year-old.
Unemployed Ann meets an irritating competitor.
Ann's business rival cons her into getting transferred out of town.
Barbara becomes a target of ridicule after she files a complaint against her professor for sexual harassment.
A romantic trauma so affects Schneider that he contemplates celibacy.
Schneider's convict friend wants to go straight.
Ann falls for her Greek-archaeology professor.
Schneider entertains Ann's jilted boss.
Ann joins Schneider for an evening at the Laughing Academy nightclub.
The Horvaths become financially overextended.
An old friend of Barbara's returns and announces he's getting married.
As they prepare to move, the girls relive some memories. Features clips from past episodes.
Ann and the girls learn that they'll have to move out of their apartment.
Barbara's classmate becomes a persistent suitor.
Katherine takes a job in Ann's office.
Ann's all alone when Max learns he's being transferred to Houston and Barbara decides to live on campus.
Ann's mother leaves her husband and arrives at the apartment on the same evening that a perfect stranger invites himself to dinner.
A chance man-on-the-street interview opens the door to the world of fashion modeling for Schneider.
The gang stages another retirement-hotel show.
Ann must choose between conflicting engagements involving Schneider and her son-in-law.
Ann learns that women under stress are just as susceptible to heart attacks as men.
Barbara sets out to raise money for a vacation.
Ann's intentions become suspect when she hires a handsome young man as her assistant.
Barbara's precocious tutor falls for her.
A psychiatrist uncovers long-standing resentments between Ann and her mother.
An airline strike leaves the Horvaths homeless.
Julie's wedding plans are complicated by the best man.
Julie announces her engagement to a guy she has known for only a week.
Barbara's boyfriend pressures her into consummating their relationship.
Ann considers returning to college part time.
Schneider's job is endangered when he uses his passkey once too often.
Ann's parents suffer marital difficulties.
Ann is offered a profitable career opportunity.
Grandmas Cooper and Romano each have their own plans for Barbara's high-school graduation night.
Julie's constant arguing with a young filmmaker convinces Ann that she is in love.
An accident changes Barbara's outlook on life.
A mistake leaves Ann with a man and his piano.
Schneider becomes romantically involved with one of Ann's old schoolmates.
An ambitious co-worker tries to take over Ann's most important account.
A teacher's critical remarks plunge Julie into a deep depression.
Ann has to make a decision about her relationship with a married man.
Ann discovers that the man she has become involved with is married.
Ann finds herself in her most serious romantic involvement since her divorce.
Ann and the girls are snowed in at a remote cabin during the Christmas holidays.
Barbara has trouble with her new part-time job.
Ann's business meeting with a wealthy Arab coincides with a sudden upsurge in Julie's political activity.
Barbara plans to win back her boyfriend from Julie.
Julie auditions for Barbara's singer beau.
Faced with eviction, an elderly neighbor takes a hostage in Ann's apartment.
Ann tries to work up the nerve to ask a handsome business associate for a date.
An unmarried classmate of Barbara's arrives with her new baby.
Barbara brings a mentally impaired boy to help Schneider.
Ann helps one of Barbara's admirers when Barbara keeps trying to give him the brush-off.
Ann's enthusiasm over her new lifestyle becomes a real problem when she accidentally influences the wrong person.
Ann's ex-husband announces that he can no longer make child-support payments.
Ann's ex-husband announces that he can no longer make child-support payments.
Ann is caught between Bob and his father.
Julie invites Ann and Barbara for dinner.
Julie prepares to move out.
Barbara sees her classmates commit a crime.
Barbara encourages Julie to take the $125 the bank mistakenly credited to her account.
Julie enters a dress-designing contest.
Ann unwittingly helps an ambitious co-worker stab her in the back.
Ann's apartment building gets a new owner.
Barbara, starved for attention, decides to make herself more interesting.
Ann's new secretary tries to hide the fact that she is an epileptic.
Ann's relationship with a race-car driver takes a sudden and unusual turn.
Ann's new neighbor, a race-car driver, tries to initiate a romance.
Ann suffers a crisis on her 36th birthday.
Ann and the girls are startled when a young man appears at their door looking for his long-lost father.
Barbara feels responsible for her friend's overdose on sleeping pills.
A desperate classmate seeks Barbara's help.
Barbara resorts to desperate measures to do well in school.
Ann confronts her daughters' new stepmother.
Ann encourages a bashful worshipper of Barbara's to ask her for a date.
Ann learns that her client expects more than just business acumen from her.
Julie's father hopes to halt her plans to marry her 42-year-old boss.
Schneider rescues Julie; guest Jim Hutton.
Julie's boss asks her to go with him on an out-of-town business trip.
Julie falls for an older man (Jim Hutton).
The girls start to worry when Ann doesn't call while away on a business trip.
Julie cracks under the pressure of her upcoming college boards.
Ann finds she has little in common with the other patrons of Ginny's singles bar.
The night of a dance finds Barbara in trouble.
Ann is suddenly involved in the intimate problems of strangers.
Ann's expected promotion is given to a man who is less qualified.
Ann's emergency call brings a young doctor whose bedside manner leaves a lot to be desired.
Ginny surprises everyone with the revelation that she has a daughter.
Schneider offers himself to Ginny.
Ann's decision about a car for the girls leaves everyone disappointed and frustrated, especially after their father interferes.
Julie's first Christian project involves having a derelict as a houseguest.
Julie announces she has experienced rebirth.
Ann, Julie, Barbara, Ginny and Schneider put on a New Year's Eve show for the lonely residents of a retirement hotel.
Business turns into pleasure when Ann takes over the company's symphony account and meets with a charming visiting conductor.
Ann's father visits and continues to insist that she can't make it on her own.
Ann has some bad news about Schneider's pride and joy, his nephew Harvey.
While trying to retrieve her furniture from a crooked upholsterer, Ann meets her overbearing new neighbor.
On the eve of her marriage to David, Ann must come to grips with one of the most important decisions of her life.
David is offered a new job and Ann must decide if she is going to share in his good fortune.
After a disastrous date with a high-school hero, Barbara takes Julie's advice and decides to change her image.
Ann finally comes face to face with her runaway daughter Julie.
Julie and Chuck learn a hard lesson in life from their 'houseguests' while Schneider continues to try to bring the runaways home.
Ann fights with Chuck's parents over who is to blame for Julie and Chuck running away.
Ann fears that her daughters will make the same mistake she did.
The morning after Ed's overnight visit finds the girls hopeful and David worried.
The arrival of Ann's ex-husband Ed leads Barbara to hope for a reconciliation.
David gets more than he expected when he agrees to chaperone Julie and Barbara's party.
Julie is jealous when her blind date seems to prefer Ann over her.
Against her better judgment, Ann allows Julie to accept a job.
Ann learns another woman is eyeing David.
Ann's complaint over a mistake in her phone bill leads to trouble with the Secret Service.
In one of the most critical times of their lives, Julie must come to terms with being a woman and Ann with being a mother.
Ann fails to invite Schneider to her party.
Julie wants to attend the same college as her rich friend despite the fact that she can't afford it.
Ann is thrown into an emotional turmoil when David proposes marriage.
Ann is faced with a dilemma when she finds that the man she wants a job from is interested in her.
Ann's jealous when the girls are enthralled with their father's new girlfriend.
Ann's ready to fly when she meets a handsome airline pilot.
Ann faces her first parental crisis as a newly divorced mother.