Party of Five

Party of Five

1994 - 2000, Kids
Five siblings manage life after the loss of their parents.

Episode Guide

  • Party of Five - All's Well That Ends Well (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    All's Well That Ends Well

    Bailey considers attending college in Philadelphia; Julia wins an internship in Washington, D.C.; Claudia ponders her decision to attend Juilliard; Charlie surprises everyone with a revelation of his own.

  • Party of Five - Falling Forward (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    Falling Forward

    Julia debates continuing her education; Will reveals his feelings to Holly; Claudia considers consummating her relationship with Todd.

  • Party of Five - Taboo or Not Taboo (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Taboo or Not Taboo

    Claudia struggles to balance school and Todd; Kirsten tries to loosen up; Will may tell Bailey about his true feelings; Justin returns with news for Julia.

  • Party of Five - Great Expectations (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Great Expectations

    Will and Holly grow closer while trying to fool Immigration; Kirsten worries about miscarrying; Julia considers moving to Mexico with Adam.

  • Party of Five - Isn't it Romantic (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Isn't it Romantic

    Bailey enlists Will's help to keep Holly in the country; Julia confronts Ned about their past; Claudia plays Cupid with Ross and Victor; Daphne returns with doubts about Luke.

  • Party of Five - Too Cool for School (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Too Cool for School

    Charlie contemplates buying the furniture factory; Bailey continues searching for a new career; Claudia discovers that Victor is hiding a secret.

  • Party of Five - Getting There (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Getting There

    Bailey begins life after rehab; Charlie turns to Bailey for help; Adam helps Julie with her writer's block; Claudia gets a promotion.

  • Party of Five - Blast the Past (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Blast the Past

    Kirsten receives news that will change the family forever; Julia follows Justin to Las Vegas to discuss his wedding.

  • Party of Five - What If ... (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    What If ...

    Bailey's car accident transports him to an alternate reality where he witnesses what life would have been like if his parents had lived.

  • Party of Five - One For the Road (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    One For the Road

    Daphne moves out of town with her new boyfriend; Bailey continues to drink in moderation; Evvie's drinking gets out of control; Julia tries to be supportive of Justin's impending marriage.

  • Party of Five - The Declaration of Co-Dependence (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    The Declaration of Co-Dependence

    Bailey meets a girl at an AA meeting; Adam has feelings for Julia; someone is stealing money from the restaurant; Daphne plans to move away.

  • Party of Five - Bad Behavior (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Bad Behavior

    Charlie hires Daphne to help him at the furniture store; Bailey starts seeing other women; a fellow student impresses Julia; Owen learns about discrimination.

  • Party of Five - Fear and Loathing (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Fear and Loathing

    Bailey and Holly have problems in their new relationship; Julia accompanies Claudia to Yale for a college tour; Owen turns to Victor when he is bullied at school.

  • Party of Five - Dog Day After New Year (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Dog Day After New Year

    The Salingers must decide what to do with their sick dog; Julia's book may not be published; Bailey tells Holly that he's not ready for commitment; Charlie gets a promotion.

  • Party of Five - Ties That Bind (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Ties That Bind

    The family takes care of Griffin after the motorcycle crash; Charlie and Kirsten seek illegal fertility drugs.

  • Party of Five - Faith, Hope and Charity (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Faith, Hope and Charity

    Bailey pursues a beautiful woman lost in his neighborhood; Claudia is uneasy around her new friends, especially Derek; Griffin lands in the hospital.

  • Party of Five - We Gather Together (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    We Gather Together

    Accusations are leveled against Charlie; Griffin and Daphne find reasons to be thankful; Julia tries to forge a reconciliation between her editor and his son.

  • Party of Five - Too Close (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Too Close

    Charlie is charged with inappropriate behavior after he tries to help a troubled student; Bailey mopes over Sarah's departure.

  • Party of Five - The Shortest Distance (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    The Shortest Distance

    Bailey decides to drive cross country to New York and bring Sarah back; Claudia feels torn about her relationship with Cameron.

  • Party of Five - Wrestling Demons (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Wrestling Demons

    Owen gets Victor to let him have a haunted house for Halloween; Julia's feelings for Evan run deeper than she thought.

  • Party of Five - Bye Bye Love (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Bye Bye Love

    Sarah feels compelled to find out more about her parents after meeting her mother's high-school friend; Daphne admits that she was fired.

  • Party of Five - Naked (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:


    Charlie and Kirsten get food poisoning on their honeymoon in Mexico; Bailey and Sarah experience problems; an uninspired Julia turns to Evan for help.

  • Party of Five - Don't Let Go (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Don't Let Go

    Charlie and Kirsten get married after searching for a wedding location; an editor offers Julia a book deal.

  • Party of Five - Otherwise Engaged (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    Otherwise Engaged

    Charlie proposes to Kirsten; Bailey proposes to Sarah; Daphne wants custody of Diana; Julia wins a fellowship and receives a surprise invitation.

  • Party of Five - Haunted (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:


    Daphne visits Charlie, who tells Kirsten their relationship is safe; Julia goes on a date that flops; Bailey goes shopping for a ring.

  • Party of Five - I'll Show You Mine (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    I'll Show You Mine

    Julia and her professor (Olivia d'Abo) share intimacies; Claudia invites people to a party; Kirsten is offered a job in Chicago.

  • Party of Five - Fragile (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:


    A visiting professor helps Julia with her writing; Claudia and Cody find romance at a concert; Bailey and Sarah plan to return home, while Charlie plans to move out.

  • Party of Five - Get Back (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Get Back

    Julia keeps her relationship with Griffin a secret; Bailey tells Sarah they should move back in with Charlie for Owen's sake.

  • Party of Five - The Wish (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    The Wish

    Julia and Griffin are trapped in an elevator; Bailey meets the new restaurant manager; Sarah plans a party for Claudia.

  • Party of Five - Judgment Day (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Judgment Day

    Charlie is served a subpoena in the custody battle; Julia tries to avoid Ned; Griffin and Kirsten look for apartments.

  • Party of Five - Driven to Extremes (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Driven to Extremes

    Bailey tries to convince his siblings that he and not Charlie should have custody of Owen; Griffin plans to kidnap Julia; Owen has a learning disability.

  • Party of Five - fam-i-ly (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:


    The Salingers are torn apart over the custody battle for Owen; when Maggie tells the family about Ned's abusive behavior, Charlie and Bailey confront Julia.

  • Party of Five - Party of Freud (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Party of Freud

    Julia gets Ned to agree to see a therapist; Bailey and Charlie argue about guardianship of Owen; smitten with Charlie, Kirsten leaves town.

  • Party of Five - Whatever Works (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Whatever Works

    Ned refuses to stop seeing Julia; Griffin assaults him; Charlie goes to Los Angeles looking for Daphne.

  • Party of Five - Stand by Me (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Stand by Me

    Griffin asks Justin to help abused Julia; Charlie looks for Daphne; Claudia and Tucker share a first kiss.

  • Party of Five - Fillmore Street (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Fillmore Street

    Julia forgives Ned for hitting her and lies to Griffin about her bruises; Sarah is undecided about testifying against her attacker.

  • Party of Five - Witness for the Persecution (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Witness for the Persecution

    Bailey and Sarah discover Salinger's has been robbed; Julia decides to go home to escape Ned's outbursts.

  • Party of Five - Rings of Saturn (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Rings of Saturn

    After a luckless camping trip with Owen, Bailey doubts his abilities as a caregiver; Ned tries to convince Julia to move in with him.

  • Party of Five - One Christmas to Go (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    One Christmas to Go

    Daphne's mother and her boyfriend visit for the holidays; Julia helps Ned with his term paper; Bailey scolds Owen for destroying Sarah's art project.

  • Party of Five - Gifts (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:


    A huge tax refund sends Bailey on a spending spree; Julia thinks Ned's brother may be a savant; Griffin takes Claudia on an adventure.

  • Party of Five - Love and War (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Love and War

    Bailey fights to stop the opening of a new restaurant across the street; Julia catches Ned in a series of lies.

  • Party of Five - Tender Age (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Tender Age

    Owen disappears at the mall on Thanksgiving; Claudia is upset at spending the holiday alone at boarding school.

  • Party of Five - Forgive and/or Forget (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Forgive and/or Forget

    Daphne and Owen have problems embracing the baby; Daphne frustrates Charlie; Bailey and Sarah differ on parenthood.

  • Party of Five - The Baby (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Baby

    Daphne goes into premature labor, threatening both her and the baby's lives and causing Charlie to choose between them; Sarah and Bailey take in Will's girlfriend.

  • Party of Five - A Mid-Semester's Night Dream (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    A Mid-Semester's Night Dream

    Daphne doesn't get the bed rest her doctor orders; Julia and Ned find romance at a Halloween frat party; Jamie thinks Claudia is cheating on him.

  • Party of Five - Naming Names (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Naming Names

    Charlie and Daphne try to name the baby; Sarah seeks her birth mother again; Claudia wants to get out of the dorm.

  • Party of Five - Separation Anxiety (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Separation Anxiety

    Charlie seeks custody of his unborn baby; Daphne returns; Claudia finds being smart hurts her popularity.

  • Party of Five - Moving On (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Moving On

    Overprotective Charlie prompts pregnant Daphne to return to her wild ways; Julia meets new friends at college; Claudia leaves for boarding school.

  • Party of Five - A Family Album (Season 5)
    Season 5:

    A Family Album

    Cast members of "Party of Five" reflect upon early episodes of the series. Includes behind-the-scenes and rare footage of the cast's early acting appearances.

  • Party of Five - Fools Rush Out (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Fools Rush Out

    Bailey turns to Sarah for consolation over Annie; Charlie seeks Kirsten's advice; Griffin takes Julia to Stanford.

  • Party of Five - Fools Rush In (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Fools Rush In

    Charlie learns some shocking news from Daphne; Julia decides not to leave Griffin; Claudia is admitted to an elite prep school.

  • Party of Five - Opposites Distract (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Opposites Distract

    Charlie gets involved with an exotic dancer; Justin and Griffin feud over Julia; Sarah confronts her feelings for Bailey.

  • Party of Five - Free and Clear (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Free and Clear

    Uncle Joe tells the family that he wants to get out of the restaurant business; Julia and Griffin agree to counseling; Claudia falls for Jamie.

  • Party of Five - Square One (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Square One

    Charlie throws a party and has trouble lining up a date; a friend sends Charlie a "strip-o-gram"; Griffin confesses to Julia; Sarah and Bailey baby-sit.

  • Party of Five - Square One; Free and Clear (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Square One; Free and Clear

    His cancer in remission, Charlie wants to throw a life-affirming party; Griffin admits he slept with Rosalie; Uncle Joe wants to leave the restaurant business.

  • Party of Five - Go Away (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Go Away

    Annie succumbs to alcohol poisoning; Julia kicks Griffin out; Claudia applies to boarding school; Charlie receives his test results.

  • Party of Five - True or False (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    True or False

    Julia finds a love letter in Griffin's jacket; Claudia sees a psychologist; Bailey discovers Annie is drinking again.

  • Party of Five - Of Sound Mind and Body (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Of Sound Mind and Body

    Griffin is attracted to another woman when Julia spends more time at home; Charlie must name a guardian for Claudia and Owen.

  • Party of Five - I Give Up (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    I Give Up

    Charlie decides to make out a will after being diagnosed with pneumonia; Bailey drops out of school to manage the restaurant.

  • Party of Five - Here and Now (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Here and Now

    Julia convinces Griffin to make a commercial for the motorcycle shop; Claudia writes a school time-capsule essay.

  • Party of Five - Of Human Bonding (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Of Human Bonding

    A fellow patient convinces Charlie that time is of the essence; Julia's new friend bewails her troubled marriage.

  • Party of Five - Parent Trap (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Parent Trap

    Griffin has a hard time coping with Julia's new responsibilities; Bailey and Annie tell Natalie about their relationship.

  • Party of Five - Empty Shoes (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Empty Shoes

    Bailey tells Julia she's doing a bad job at the restaurant; Claudia attempts to win Reed's love and attention.

  • Party of Five - S'Wunnerful Life (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    S'Wunnerful Life

    Everything goes wrong when Charlie accompanies Kirsten on a trip; Justin returns and trades lies with Julia; Will returns and meets Bailey's girlfriend.

  • Party of Five - Adjustments (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:


    Charlie's pride gets in the way after radiation treatments begin to take their toll; Julia and Griffin move back home; Bailey takes his frustrations out on Annie.

  • Party of Five - Truth Be Told (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Truth Be Told

    Charlie informs each family member that he has Hodgkin's disease; Julia learns from Claudia about Charlie's condition and is both devastated and angered.

  • Party of Five - Sickness, Health/Richer, Poorer (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Sickness, Health/Richer, Poorer

    Charlie hosts a wedding ceremony and reception for Julia and Griffin; Bailey's decision to bring Annie and Natalie to the wedding backfires.

  • Party of Five - Positive Attitude (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Positive Attitude

    Charlie collapses on the racquetball court; Griffin gets into more trouble because he doesn't tell Julia about his financial problems; Bailey finds out that Sarah is seeing someone else.

  • Party of Five - Immediate Family (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Immediate Family

    Charlie fails to notice Griffin's attempts at friendship; Kirsten plans to stay in San Francisco; Reed informs Claudia of his infatuation for someone.

  • Party of Five - Fight or Flight (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Fight or Flight

    Bailey gives cookie-jar money to Annie; Griffin pays a surprise visit; Nina accepts an assignment in China.

  • Party of Five - Zap (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:


    Charlie goes on a date; Bailey and Sarah deal with a difficult tenant; Julia sends her boss the wrong signals.

  • Party of Five - Handicaps (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:


    Bailey discovers being a convicted felon is a problem; Charlie begins dating again; Claudia refuses to do her community service.

  • Party of Five - Past Imperfect (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Past Imperfect

    Bailey focuses on college, while Sarah quarrels with her parents; Claudia snoops in Reed's closet; a friend comes between Julia and Griffin.

  • Party of Five - What a Drag (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    What a Drag

    Bailey is arrested; Julia adjusts to married life; Claudia wants to be a cheerleader; Charlie contends with Owen's cross-dressing.

  • Party of Five - You Win Some, You Lose Some (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    You Win Some, You Lose Some

    Justin invites Julia to spend the summer with him in Europe; Charlie evaluates his relationship with Grace; Sarah chooses a college.

  • Party of Five - A Little Faith (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    A Little Faith

    Charlie hesitates letting Bailey serve as soloist Claudia's chaperon; Julia and Griffin take a motorcycle trip; Grace gives Charlie surprising news.

  • Party of Five - Promises, Promises (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Promises, Promises

    Sarah is torn when she meets an attractive medical student, but she continues to help Bailey recover; Julia starts skipping school to spend time with Griffin.

  • Party of Five - Leap of Faith (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Leap of Faith

    Bailey finally admits he has a drinking problem; Sarah is released from the hospital; Grace decides to run for local office.

  • Party of Five - Hitting Bottom (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Hitting Bottom

    Rejected by everyone, Bailey continues to drink and endangers lives when he gets behind the wheel of his car.

  • Party of Five - Intervention (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:


    The Salingers hold an intervention for Bailey; the business partner of Bailey's late father reveals a shocking family secret.

  • Party of Five - Point of No Return (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Point of No Return

    Bailey's drunken antics as a birthday party clown frighten the children; Julia dumps Sam when she learns he is a racist.

  • Party of Five - MYOB (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:


    Things heat up between Charlie and Grace; Julia spends a lot of time with Griffin; Bailey takes off for a weekend of intoxication.

  • Party of Five - Misery Loves Company (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Misery Loves Company

    Will questions Bailey about his drinking; a fire destroys Grace's apartment, prompting her to move in with Charlie; Julia moves in with Sam.

  • Party of Five - I Declare (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    I Declare

    Passion overcomes Charlie and Grace; reluctant Julia is accepted at Stanford; Bailey and Callie clash; Claudia reveals a teacher's secret.

  • Party of Five - Significant Others (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Significant Others

    Julia and Sam become a couple despite their age difference; Callie asks Bailey to move out; Bailey drinks to fill his emptiness.

  • Party of Five - Life's Too Short (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Life's Too Short

    Guilt plagues Julia after a friend commits suicide; Bailey and Sarah have difficulties; Charlie attends a high school reunion.

  • Party of Five - Christmas (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    Grandpa Jake (Carroll O'Connor) returns for the holidays; Bailey finds a mentor in his wrestling coach; Claudia tries to keep Stuart at a safe distance.

  • Party of Five - Desperate Measures (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Desperate Measures

    Charlie convinces Kirsten to return to San Francisco without telling her parents; Julia has to turn down a ski trip with Sam in order to baby-sit.

  • Party of Five - I Do (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    I Do

    Joe returns to the Salingers to be married; Charlie takes Grace to Joe's wedding; Sarah wants intimacy with Bailey; Sam dumps Julia.

  • Party of Five - Close to You (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Close to You

    Bailey rescues Callie from a bad date, making her more dependent on him; Claudia writes an advice column for the school newspaper.

  • Party of Five - Gimme Shelter (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Gimme Shelter

    Roof repairmen cause chaos at the Salinger home; Julia develops a crush on one of the roofers; Charlie refuses to serve the homeless at the restaurant.

  • Party of Five - Not So Fast (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Not So Fast

    Bailey reconsiders breaking up with Sarah after she nurses him through the chicken pox; Julia asks a novelist to critique her writing.

  • Party of Five - Personal Demons (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Personal Demons

    Sarah tries to convince Bailey to go to the Halloween dance; Claudia wants to rid the family home of a curse.

  • Party of Five - Going Home (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Going Home

    Charlie and Kirsten's visiting parents struggle over what is best for her; Bailey and his roommate Callie rebel against their families.

  • Party of Five - Mixed Signals (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Mixed Signals

    Bailey helps Callie with boyfriend trouble; Julia has an intimacy problem with Cooper; Charlie helps Claudia's friend deal with a personal problem.

  • Party of Five - Deal With It (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Deal With It

    Charlie helps Kirsten deal with her depression; Claudia handles house problems by herself; Julia dates Cooper; Bailey rents a room in a college couple's apartment.

  • Party of Five - Short Cuts (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Short Cuts

    Bailey meets a new classmate at college registration; Charlie learns his failed wedding caused Kirsten trouble; Julia, Sarah and Justin vie in an essay contest.

  • Party of Five - Going, Going, Gone (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Going, Going, Gone

    Charlie stays behind when Kirsten accepts a new teaching job; Julia and Griffin resume dating; Will leaves for college.

  • Party of Five - Summer Fun, Summer Not (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Summer Fun, Summer Not

    Bailey and Will take their girlfriends to Mexico; Kirsten's mother makes a surprise visit to the Salingers; Julia learns Griffin is back in town.

  • Party of Five - Spring Breaks (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Spring Breaks

    Charlie tries to get Kirsten back; Julia and Justin find comfort in new relationships; Bailey becomes overprotective of Sarah.

  • Party of Five - Happily Ever After (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Happily Ever After

    Grandpa Jake (Carroll O'Connor) has another family; Charlie and Kathleen split; Julia and Justin reunite.

  • Party of Five - Altered States (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Altered States

    Julia sneaks around to be with Griffin for the weekend; Kathleen meets Bailey and Claudia; Bailey realizes that Sarah is changing.

  • Party of Five - Before and After (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Before and After

    Julia makes a discovery that could affect the entire family; Bailey and Sarah consider becoming sexually active.

  • Party of Five - Valentine's Day (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Valentine's Day

    Griffin's surprise visit tests Julia and Justin's love; Charlie takes Kathleen away for a romantic weekend.

  • Party of Five - Comings and Goings (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Comings and Goings

    Claudia bonds with her grandfather (Carroll O'Connor); Sarah's birth mother decides that she wants to meet her.

  • Party of Five - Benefactors (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:


    The Salingers' estranged grandfather (Carroll O'Connor) is Bailey's mysterious benefactor; Charlie starts a relationship with an older woman.

  • Party of Five - Strange Bedfellows (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Strange Bedfellows

    Justin's mother intervenes when she learns Justin and Julia have become intimate; Claudia gets caught smoking at school.

  • Party of Five - Poor Substitutes (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Poor Substitutes

    Bailey helps Sarah search for her birth mother; Justin's friend Allison reveals her feelings to Julia.

  • Party of Five - Hold on Tight (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Hold on Tight

    Julia and Bailey fight over the attic for some bedroom privacy; Charlie keeps his date's identity secret.

  • Party of Five - Unfair Advantage (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Unfair Advantage

    Julia agonizes over what to do after a teacher's touch makes her uncomfortable; Bailey disapproves of Sarah's spending spree.

  • Party of Five - Grand Delusions (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Grand Delusions

    Using his honeymoon tickets, Charlie takes Claudia to Mexico; Sarah learns a secret from her grandmother.

  • Party of Five - The Wedding (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Wedding

    Only minutes before his wedding, Charlie gets cold feet; Bailey realizes he has feelings for Sarah; Julia and Justin restart their romance.

  • Party of Five - Best Laid Plans (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Best Laid Plans

    Charlie confronts temptation at his bachelor party; a desperate Justin turns to Julia; Claudia plans a girls night out for Kirsten.

  • Party of Five - Where There's Smoke (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Where There's Smoke

    A fire at the Salingers puts the heat on Charlie; Will wants to date Sarah; a new friend is a bad influence on Claudia.

  • Party of Five - Analogies (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    A visit by Kirsten's parents offers her and Charlie a glimpse of the future; Julia is jealous of Griffin's time with Claudia; a teacher helps Bailey study for his SATs.

  • Party of Five - Change Partners ... and Dance (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Change Partners ... and Dance

    Memories of Jill overshadow Bailey's relationship with Sarah; dance lessons prove hazardous to Charlie and Kirsten's relationship.

  • Party of Five - Have No Fear (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Have No Fear

    Bailey turns to Sarah for comfort after seriously injuring an opponent during a football game; Joe suffers a heart attack.

  • Party of Five - Dearly Beloved (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Dearly Beloved

    Nosy family members force Charlie and Kirsten to consider radically changing their wedding plans; Bailey wants to improve his school record.

  • Party of Five - Falsies (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    Bailey accompanies Will to a college interview; Charlie searches for Pamela; Julia and Justin protest school policy; unhappy about her looks, Claudia takes action.

  • Party of Five - Ready or Not (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Ready or Not

    A girlfriend from Charlie's past resurfaces with surprising news; Bailey lets everyone know he is not ready for romance.

  • Party of Five - Ides of March (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Ides of March

    Jill's drug problem becomes disastrous; Charlie proposes to Kirsten; a hitch develops in Ross' attempt at adoption.

  • Party of Five - All-Nighters (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:


    Charlie decides to move out and begins looking for an apartment; Claudia and Artie witness a crime; Bailey and Jill are reunited.

  • Party of Five - The Trouble With Charlie (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Trouble With Charlie

    After breaking up with Jill, Bailey runs into Kate; Julia's short story about her family wins a contest.

  • Party of Five - Brother's Keeper (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Brother's Keeper

    The Salingers may have to move when Charlie gets an offer to expand his furniture company; Bailey fails a math test.

  • Party of Five - Who Cares? (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Who Cares?

    Claudia's 12th birthday approaches but no one seems to notice; Bailey goes to Los Angeles in search of Jill; Julia helps her friend Danny write lyrics.

  • Party of Five - In Loco Parentis (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    In Loco Parentis

    Bailey goes to Jill's mom after he believes Jill broke her promise to stop using drugs; Charlie is urged to spend more time with Owen.

  • Party of Five - Aftershocks (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:


    After an earthquake hits San Francisco, Claudia becomes obsessed with earthquake safety; Charlie finds out that Jill, Bailey's girlfriend, is a drug user.

  • Party of Five - It's Not Easy Being Green (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    It's Not Easy Being Green

    Charlie feels threatened when Kirsten starts spending time with her dissertation adviser; Bailey's new girlfriend comes between him and Will.

  • Party of Five - Not Fade Away (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Not Fade Away

    Kirsten moves in with the Salingers; Bailey continues to spend all his free time with his new girlfriend.

  • Party of Five - Grownups (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:


    Kirsten thinks about moving home; a wild and reckless girl comes into Bailey's life; Claudia turns to Bailey for help when she can't find Julia.

  • Party of Five - Games People Play (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Games People Play

    Kate shares some bad news with Bailey; Charlie's and Kirsten's paths cross again; Julia gives Claudia some tips about relationships.

  • Party of Five - Private Lies (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Private Lies

    A surprise Social Services visit coincides with Claudia's disappearance; Kirsten returns; Julia and her boss hit it off.

  • Party of Five - Thanksgiving (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:


    The drunken driver responsible for the deaths of the Salingers' parents visits the family and attempts to answer some difficult questions.

  • Party of Five - Something Out of Nothing (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Something Out of Nothing

    An old family friend comes to visit and becomes intimate with Bailey; Claudia learns that Ross is gay.

  • Party of Five - Kiss Me, Kate (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Kiss Me, Kate

    Kate tells Bailey she wants to remain a virgin until marriage; a newspaper story gives Claudia a swelled head.

  • Party of Five - Much Ado (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Much Ado

    Owen becomes sick and has to be hospitalized; Claudia becomes jealous of Bailey and Kate's relationship; Kirsten finds out about Charlie's cheating.

  • Party of Five - Fathers and Sons (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Fathers and Sons

    Bailey has to justify everything about his life to Kate's father; Julia finds out P.K. has been beaten by his stepfather.

  • Party of Five - All's Fair (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    All's Fair

    Bailey makes Kate choose between him and her boyfriend; Charlie gets a visit from an old girlfriend; Claudia is obsessed with winning the violin competition.

  • Party of Five - Worth Waiting For (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Worth Waiting For

    Bailey starts working more hours at the store and ends up meeting Kate; the passion builds between Charlie and Kirsten; Claudia starts asking questions.

  • Party of Five - Good Sports (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Good Sports

    Claudia has no peace when Julia allows her new friends to throw wild parties; Bailey's coach threatens to suspend him from the team.

  • Party of Five - Homework (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Bailey's crush on Kirsten has one small problem -- Kirsten's crush on Charlie; Claudia believes she may have found her grandfather; Julia wants to hang with the "in" crowd.

  • Party of Five - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Orphaned siblings struggle to stay together; with Matthew Fox; Scott Wolf; Neve Campbell; Lacey Chabert.