CTVA US Comedy - "Small Wonder" (Syndicated) Season 2 (1986-87)

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Starring Dick Christie, Marla Pennington
Season 2 (Syndicated) (1986-87)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: John King
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)


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24 episodes  - Syndicated  - Listed in Production No. Order
Air dates are from the broadcast run on (WFLD)

Prod. no. 201, Money, Money, Money
producer, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
directed by Selig Frank.
writer: Howard Meyers.
DPUB: 12Sep86 Aired 20 Sept 86
Ted gives Vicki $200 to keep safe for Jamie's college education, while
Jamie charges tuition to teach a class nerd how to impress women so he
can impress money hungry Jessica. ( Gino Conforti)

Prod. no. 202, The Shoplifter
producers, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
written by Bruce Taylor
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
DPUB: 14Nov86 Aired 22 Nov 86
Vicki decides to take up shop lifting after hearing Ted and Joan discussing
A newspaper article about it. ( Kelly Britt, George Murdock)

Prod. no. 203, My Mother the Teacher
producer, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
directed by Selig Frank
writer: Bruce Taylor.
DPUB: 19Sep86 Aired 27 Sept 86
Jamie finds life a lot less fun than it used to be when Joan becomes his substitute
teacher at school and Vicki is placed in his class. (Le Tari)

Prod. no. 204, Who's the Boss?
producer, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
directed by Peter Baldwin
Writers: Warren Murray & Bruce Kane.
DPUB: 24Oct86 Aired 1 Nov 86
Jamie dreams that his parents are robots like Vicki and that he can programme
them to do whatever he wants after they punish him for failing to deliver a message.

Prod. no. 205, Movin' Up
producers, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
written by Jerry Ross
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 2Jan87 Aired 10 Jan 87
While contemplating a job offer that would require relocation, Ted runs
an experiment with Vicki to see how well she runs if he fails to programme
her for the day. ( Brian Moore)

Prod. no. 206, Neighborhood Watch
producers, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
written by Phil Margo & Jack Gross
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
DPUB: 28Nov86 Aired 2 May 87
Vicki thwarts a burglary which prompts the formation of a neighborhood
Watch group that everyone but Brandon decides to join. ( Bobby Herbeck)

Prod. no. 207, P--P--P--Paula
producers, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
written by Lawrence H. Levy
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 31Oct86 Aired 8 Nov 86
Vicki ends up helping one of Jamie's classmates, who has a stuttering problem
after Jamie is assigned to tutor her. ( Emily Moultrie)

Prod. no. 208, Thanksgiving Story
producers, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
written by Gary Belkin
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 21Nov86 Aired 29 Nov 86
On Thanksgiving Day a latchkey kid helps Jamie realize the importance of
having a loving family. ( Douglas Emerson)

Prod. no. 209, Home, Sweet Homeless
producer, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
directed by Selig Frank
Writer: Susan Misty Stewart
DPUB: 3Oct86 Aired 11 Oct 86
Jamie's meeting a homeless man gives him a first hand look at the plight of
the homeless, which Jamie decides might be a fun way to live. ( Foster Brooks,
Mario Machado)

Prod. no. 210, The Older Woman
producer, Jerry Ross
written by Michael Poryes
directed by Selig Frank
DPUB: 17Oct86 Aired 25 Oct 86
Jamie and Harriet's friendship is strained when Jamie makes advances at Harriet's
older cousin who already has a boyfriend. ( Leslie Rae Bega, John Davidson)

Prod. no. 211, You Gotta Have Heart
Producers: Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
writer: Jerry Rannow.
DPUB: 7Nov86 Aired 15 Nov 86
After watching the "Wizard of Oz" on tv Vicki decides that she, like the Tin Man needs
a heart, meanwhile an argument between Bonnie and Brandon disrupts the Lawson household.

Prod. no. 212, Crazy Like a Fox
producer, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
directed by Peter Baldwin
writer: Jeffrey Davis / written by Barry E. Blitzer.
DPUB: 10Oct86 Aired 18 Oct 86
A conman sells a miniature TV to Jamie which does not work and manages to sell
Ted a stolen fur when Ted tries to get Jamie's money refunded. ( Danny Wells)

Prod. no. 213, Here Comes the Judge
producers, Bruce Taylor, Jerry Ross
written by Jeffrey Davis.
directed by Selig Frank.
DPUB: 26Sep86 Aired 4 Oct 86
The example Ted sets with his dealing of a parking ticket prompts Jamie
to misuse his power when he is picked to be the head judge in a class
exercise about the judicial system.

Prod. no. 214, Victor /Vicki-toria
producer, Bruce Taylor
directed by Peter Baldwin
Written by Warren Murray & Bruce Kane.
DPUB: 6Feb87 Aired 14 Feb 87
Jamie disguises Vicki as a boy so she can join his baseball team and
help pull it out of a losing streak. ( Brad Blaisdell)

Prod. no. 215, Chewed Out
producer, Bruce Taylor
written by Bruce Taylor
directed by Leslie H. Martinson.
DPUB: 5Sep86 Aired 13 Sept 86
Jamie and Reggie end up in trouble when they try to impress some of the
older boys by smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco.

Prod. no. 216, Matchmaker, Matchmaker
producer, Bruce Taylor
directed by Peter Baldwin
story by Jerry Ross.
teleplay by Jerry Ross and Jeffrey Duteil.
DPUB: 23Jan87 Aired 31 Jan 87
In order to get some money to pay for a new bike, Jamie starts a computer
dating service using Vicki as both as both the computer and as everyone's date. (Bobby Jacoby)

Prod. no. 217, Wally, the Wimp
producer, Bruce Taylor
directed by Peter Baldwin
Writers: Dick Christie, Tom Amundsen, David Ruprecht.
DPUB: 20Feb87 Aired 28 Feb 87
Ted decides to pull a practical joke on a old high school friend , who
was wimpy when they were in school but is now a pro wrestler. (Jesse Ventura)

Prod. no. 218, The Personality Kid
producer, Bruce Taylor
directed by Peter Baldwin
Writer: Ben Starr / written by Donald Ross.
DPUB: 16Jan87 Aired 24 Jan 87
Again taking over as substitute teacher in Jamie and Vicki's class, Joan discovers
that the other kids don't like Vicki's know-it-all attitude , so Jamie reprogrammes her.

Prod. no. 219, The Cat's Meow
producer, Bruce Taylor
written by Donald Ross.
director, Bob Claver
DPUB: 1May87 Aired 9 May 87
Vicki decides to run away from home and move in with the Brindles due
to her jealousy over Ted's new robot cat.

Prod. no. 220, Vicki Good Wrench
producer, Bruce Taylor
executive story editors, Warren Murray & Bruce Kane
written by Ken Steele.
director, Bob Claver
DPUB: 8May87 Aired 16 May 87
Vicki and Jamie become much more popular with their friends when they
take on jobs as mechanics at a local auto shop. (Jesse White)

Prod. no. 221, Top Secret
producer, Bruce Taylor
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Writers: Ken Hopps, Glen Leopold.
executive story editors, Warren Murray & Bruce
DPUB: 9Jan87 Aired ?
Brandon becomes jealous when Ted instills some family pride in Jamie by
telling him that he is working on a top secret project for the space programme at work.

Prod. no. 222, Look into My Eyes
producer, Bruce Taylor
directed by Peter Baldwin
Writers: Don Hart, Robin Pennington.
DPUB: 13Feb87 Aired 21 Feb 87
Vicki decides to try her hand at hypnotizing the family after seeing a hypnotist
on TV. ( Milt Jamin, Kelly Britt, Jack Fletcher, Margie Evens)

Prod. no. 223, Little Miss Shopping Mall
producer, Bruce Taylor
director, Bob Claver
Writers: Howard Albrecht, Sol Weinstein.
DPUB: 30Jan87 Aired 7 Feb 87
A family feud starts to develop between the Lawson's and the Brindle's when
both Vicki and Harriet become contestants in the same beauty contest. ( Louis Quinn)

Prod. no. 224, Double Wedding
producer, Bruce Taylor
written by Warren Murray & Bruce Kane
director, Leslie H. Martinson
DPUB: 15May87 Aired 23 May 87
The Brindles decide to follow suit when the Lawson's decide to renew their
wedding vows, since the first time they eloped.

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