CTVA US Comedy - "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" (MGM/ABC) Season 2 (1970-71)

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Starring Bill Bixby as Tom Corbett
Season 2 (ABC) (1970-71)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Robert Leszczak
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


  
###### The Courtship of Eddie's Father #######
############## season 2 1970-71 ##############
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ABC Wednesdays 7:30 PM Eastern
24 episodes

2.01 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE UNBIRTHDAY PRESENT
23-Sep-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Hal Cooper

2.02  The Courtship of Eddie's Father:  A LOAF OF BREAD,  A BAR OF SOAP AND A JAR OF PEANUT BUTTER
30-Sep-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Peggy Chantler Dick
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast:
Jodie Foster ........ Joey Kelly
David Ketchum ....... Joe Kelly

2.03 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE IMPORTANT WORD IS 'AND'
07-Oct-1970 ABC Wed (rerun 31Mar71)
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest cast:
Jonathan Daly ....... Bob Lockwood
Teddy Quinn ......... Danny Lockwood
Synopsis:
Tom is giving his all to Indian Pals, a group organized to bring
fathers and sons together. In fact, he gets so involved that he tends to neglect Eddie. [RF]

2.04 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: I THOUGHT, YOU THOUGHT
14-Oct-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Hal Cooper
Synopsis:
Has Mrs. Livingston fallen in love with Tom? Her elaborate dinners and new dresses have him thinking so. [RF]

2.05 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE BUSINESS TRIP
21-Oct-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Bob Rodgers
Directed by Hal Cooper

2.06 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: EDDIE'S WILL
28-Oct-1970 ABC Wed
Story by Jay Simms & Peggy Chantler Dick
Directed by Luther James
Synopsis:
Entranced by a beginner's book on law, Eddie decides to draw up his will. And as everybody knows,
it takes deep soul searching to properly  distribute all of one's worldly goods. [RF]

2.07 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: HELLO, MRS. BESSINGER, GOODBYE 
04-Nov-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Joanna Lee
Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest cast:
Suzanne Pleshette ... Valerie Bessinger
Patrick O'Moore ..... Senator Goldrich
Natalie Masters ..... Mrs. Goldrich

2.08 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: LOVE IS FOR SHARING
11-Nov-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Shirley Gordon
Directed by Sid McCoy
Guest cast:
Lee Joseph .......... Bobby Brownbear

2.09 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: WHO WANTS TO SAIL DOWN THE AMAZON, ANYWAY?
18-Nov-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Peggy Chantler Dick & Joanna Lee
Directed by Don Weis
Guest star:
Will Geer ........... Harry Madison
Synopsis:
Eddie's quixotic grandfather has an idea he won't be talked out of:
taking Eddie on an expedition down the Amazon. [RF]

2.10 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: WHEN THE SHOE IS ON THE OTHER FOOT, IT DOESN'T FIT
25-Nov-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Don Weis
Guest cast:
Lori Saunders ....... Cynthia
Synopsis:
An encounter with a liberated woman finds a delighted and nonplussed Tom on the receiving
 end of roses, a dinner out and the "come up to my  apartment" routine. [RF]

2.11 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE SECRET BOX
02-Dec-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Shirley Gordon
Directed by Jerry Bernstein
Guest star:
Gabie Grammer ....... Elsie

2.12 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: FEAR IS FOR UNDERSTANDING
16-Dec-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Shirley Gordon
Directed by Randall Hood

2.13 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: GIFTS ARE FOR GIVING
23-Dec-1970 ABC Wed
Written by Shirley Gordon
Directed by Bill Bixby
Guest star:
David Ketchum ....... Joe Kelly
Jodie Foster ........ Joey Kelly

2.14 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: A LITTLE GET TOGETHER FOR CISSY
06-Jan-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Tippi Hedren ........ Cissy Drummond-Randolph
John Fiedler ........ The Mild Man
Ivor Barry .......... The Englishman

2.15 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE GHETTO GIRL
13-Jan-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Alan J. Levitt
Directed by Gary Nelson
Guest star:
Amanda Lynne ........ Gus

2.16 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE HOSPITAL
20-Jan-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest star:
Andrew Prine ........ Dr. Gould
Barbara Clarke Chisholm .... Female Technician
Catherine Ferrar .... Miss Fern

2.17 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE RIFT
27-Jan-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Peggy Chantler Dick
Directed by Hal Cooper

2.18 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE ENCOUNTER GROUP
03-Feb-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Joanna Lee
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest star:
Pat Delaney ......... Harriet
Lew Horn ............ Bob
Ed Hall ............. Ted
Rosemary Edelman .... Carol

2.19 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: DEAR MR. COOPER (a.k.a.) Eddie Meets an Astronaut
10-Feb-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Mark Saha, Shirley Gordon
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest star:
Gordon Cooper ....... Colonel Leroy
Bill Fiore .......... Mr. Weston

2.20 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE MAGIC MRS. RICKLES
03-Mar-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Joanna Lee
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest star:
Chris Woodley ....... Miss Huffman
Jodie Foster ........ Joey Kelly
Lisa Kirk ........... Mrs. Rickles

2.21 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: TO CATCH A THIIEF
10-Mar-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Susan Harris
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest star:
Willie Aames ........ Scott
Vincent Van Patten ... Mark

2.22 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: EVERYBODY NEEDS A BROTHER [verified - RL/RF]
17-Mar-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Blanche Hanalis
Directed by Hal Cooper
Guest cast
Brandon Williams ........ Steve Riley
Jeff Williams ........... Mike Riley
Mark Antony van der Nagel ....... Jerry Riley
Tiger Williams .............. Lester Riley
Synopsis:
Eddie is lonely and wants a baby brother. First he creates an imaginary brother
named Tommy, but his dad asks him to stop that. Eddie then takes it a step
farther and offers his fish tank in trade for a young friend's brother. [RL]

2.23 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: DISCIPLINE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD SPELLED LOVE
24-Mar-1971 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Sandy Ward .......... Workman
Synopsis:
Punishment for disobedience is the issue as Mrs. Livingston becomes
increasingly disturbed over Tom's permissiveness with Eddie. [RF]

2.24 The Courtship of Eddie's Father: THE LONELY WEEKEND
31-Mar-1971 ABC Wed
Written by Stan Cutler & Martin Donovan
Directed by Harry Falk
Guest cast:
Brenda Benet ........ Brenda
Jodie Foster ........ Joey Kelly
Skip Burton ......... Brian Frisbee
Claire Brennan ...... Sherry Barnes

###### The Courtship of Eddie's Father #######
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