Season 1

1.1 “In the Beginning…” — Dick and Joanna Loudon buy the Stratford Inn, located in a small town in Vermont. They meet George (the inn’s caretaker), Kirk (owner of the Minuteman Cafe) and Leslie (the inn’s new maid) for the first time.
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1.2 “Mrs. Newton’s Body Lies A’Mould’ring in the Grave” — The Loudons are shocked to learn that there’s a witch buried in the basement of the Stratford. (First appearance of Larry, Darryl and Darryl.)
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1.3 “Hail to the Councilman” — Dick is urged to run for city council, in spite of the fact that he’s only lived in town for a few weeks. (First appearance of Jim and Chester.)
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1.4 “Shall We Gather at the River?” — Dick convinces Joanna to attend the River Party; while there, she falls through the ice. After she’s rescued, she refuses to forgive Dick.
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1.5 “This Probably is Condemned” — After a health inspector visits the area, Kirk asks Dick and the others to help him get the filthy Minuteman Cafe back up to code.
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1.6 “No Tigers at the Circus” — Dick puts in a bid for the Stratford to be declared an historical landmark…only to be crushed when the bid is rejected.
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1.7 “The Perfect Match” — Leslie’s highschool sweetheart comes to the Stratford in the hopes of reconciling with her, much to the dismay of Kirk.
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1.8 “Some are Born Writers…Others Have Writers Thrust Upon Them” — An aspiring (and very, very green) writer turns to Dick for advice on how to become a published author–in just 45 days.
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1.9 “No Room at the Inn” — The Loudons’ first Christmas at the Stratford is marked by a blizzard, an inn-full of stranded/angry guests, and a young married couple, Joseph and Mary, in desperate need of a room for the night….
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1.10 “The Senator’s Wife Was Indiscreet” — The wife of a U.S. Senator visits the Stratford and then calls a press conference to announce that she’s divorcing her husband.
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1.11 “Sprained Dreams” — Dick feels guilty after he accidentally causes Leslie to sprain her ankle, which appears to have put her Olympic hopes in jeopardy.
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1.12 “The Way We Thought We Were” — George reunites with his old girlfriend (guest star Rue McClanahan)–but they’re both disappointed with the changes in each other.
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1.13 “The Visitors” — Dick and Joanna are excited when two of their old friends come to visit…until they realize that maybe they aren’t “friends” after all.
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1.14 “What is This Thing Called Lust?” — Leslie’s cousin Stephanie visits the Stratford in the hopes of getting over her pre-wedding jitters. While there, she starts to lust after Kirk. (First appearance of Stephanie.)
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1.15 “Breakfast Theater” — Dick regrets his decision to let an old friend of his, a stand-up comic, perform his routine at the Stratford.
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1.16 “Ricky Nelson, Up Your Nose” — Dick and Joanna get roped into helping out at the Minuteman Cafe after Kirk is taken into the hospital for minor surgery.
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1.17 “A View From the Bench” — Dick takes Kirk and George to a Boston Celtics game. Back at the Stratford, Joanna and Leslie get excited when a TV star calls and makes a reservation.
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1.18 “The Boy Who Cried Goat” — After the Minuteman is robbed, Kirk is shocked–shocked!–to find out that the insurance agency thinks he might be lying about the claim.
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1.19 “Heaven Knows Mr. Utley” — George becomes the town laughingstock after he claims to have seen a UFO hovering over the Stratford.
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1.20 “You’re Homebody ’til Somebody Loves You” — Joanna, outraged when Dick calls her a “homebody,” takes a job at a local travel agency.
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1.21 “Grandma, What a Big Mouth You Have” — Kirk is thrilled when Leslie finally agrees to go out with him…and then mortified when his grandmother tags along on the date with them.
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1.22 “I Enjoy Being a Guy” — Dick is invited to golf and gamble with a group of local townsmen, but he becomes uncomfortable when he starts winning all of their money.

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