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Starring Dick Christie, Marla Pennington
Season 4 (Syndicated) (1988-89)
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)


  
############### Small Wonder ###############
############## season 4 1988-89 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
22 episodes - Syndicated  - Listed in Production No. Order
Air dates are from the broadcast run on (WFLD)

Prod. no. W401, Tag, You're It
written by Steve Granat & Mel Sherer
directed by Dick Christie
DREG: 26Apr88 Aired 11 Dec 88
Jamie avoids Harriet while trying to get a girl he has a crush on to ask him to
the girls ask the guys dance. ( Shonda Whipple)

Prod. no. W402, More About Les
written by Paul Chitlik & Jeremy Bertrand Finch
directed by Slig Frank
DREG: 26Apr88 Aired 5 Feb 89
Ted is mistaken in his belief that there is nothing to worry about when he brings
back home Les, the computer programme that once fell in love with Vicki. ( Bill
Frishman)

Prod. no. W403, Togetherness
teleplay by Dick Christie & David Ruprecht
story by Tom Amundsen
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
DPUB: 12Nov88 Aired 2 Apr 89
Ted reluctantly agrees to compete with the rest of the family against the Brindles
in the TV game show "Beat Thy Neighbor". ( Geoff Edwards, Melanie Vincz)

Prod. no. W404, The Jailbirds
written by Richard Marcus
directed by Bob Claver.
DREG: 26Apr88 Aired 8 Jan 89
Jamie and Vicki end up spending time in jail when they are caught spray painting
graffiti on wall. ( F. J. O'Neil, Dick Wilson, Jo-Marie Payton-France, Ed Duorte)

Prod. no. W405, The Sheik
written by Paul Chitlik & Jeremy Bertrand Finch
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 5Nov88 Aired 26 Mar 89
An Arab sheik enters into negotiations with Ted's company and decides
that Vicki would be an ideal start for his 13-year-old son's harem. ( Chris
Defonte, Gino Conforti)

Prod. no. W406, Mommy Dearest
written by Warren Murray & Bruce Kane
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 26Nov88 Aired 27 Nov 88
Joan turns to Vicki for help when she learns that Ida is on a manhunt with her
father as the prey. Meanwhile Harriet and Vicki try out for the cheerleading
squad with Jamie being one of the judges. ( David Moses, Devon Odessa)

Prod. no. W407, No Laughing Matter
written by Kenneth Koerner
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
DREG: 26Apr88 Aired 4 Dec 88
Jamie is chosen to teach his class at school for a week. Ted takes Vicki apart
To determine the cause of he hiccoughs. ( Donald Craig)

Prod. no. W408, Riches to Rags
written by Paul Chitlik & Jeremy Bertrand Finch.
Directed by <unknown>
DREG: 26Apr88 Aired 15 Jan 89
Ted sees big money to be made by selling a cleaning solvent that Jamie and
Vicki unknowingly create. ( Mickey Morton, Cooper Neal)

Prod. no. W409, Divided We Stand
written by Barbara Azrialy & Ken Eulo
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
DPUB: 17Sep88 Aired 18 Sept 88
Ted, Reggie and Jamie go on a fishing trip to gat away from the women, only
to have them show up and outperform the men in all endeavours.

Prod. no. W410, Come Fly with Me
written by Kathy Joseph & Ted Bergman
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 22Oct88  /Aired 12 Mar 89
Vicki is forced to land the plane when the Lawsons and the Brindles flight to
Miami is interrupted by hijackers who want to take the plane to Cuba. Ted is
overjoyed to meet Art Linkletter. ( Dominick Allen, Tina Andrews, Chip Lucia
Bobby Herbeck, Art Linkletter [cameo] )

Prod. no. W411, Ronald McDonald House
written by Warren Murray & Bruce Kane
directed by Dick Christie
DPUB: 6Feb88 Aired 6 Feb 88
Jamie meets a new student who has leukemia and who resists all of Jamie's efforts
to befriend him. ( Ryan Bollman, Sheila Larkin, Doris Hess, Benji Schulman, Kelly
Jean Brower)

Prod. no. W412, See No Evil
written by Bobby Herbeck
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
DPUB: 13May89 Aired 14 May 89
Vicki becomes a walking disaster area and allows Jamie's bike to be stolen right in
front of her due to a failure in the photo receptors her vision circuits. ( Brett Johnson,
Trey Parker)

Prod. no. W413, Double Date
written by Steve Granat & Mel Sherer
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 24Sep88 Aired 25 Sept 88
Jamie is unable to keep either of the two dates, one of them a disguised Harriet, he has
made for the school dance when his parents ground him. ( Devon Odessa, Benjamin Lum,
Danny Gellis, Lou Carry, Kathy Gieb)

Prod. no. W414, The Tattletale
teleplay by Dick Christie & David Ruprecht
story by Tom Amundsen
directed by Selig Frank
DPUB: 29Apr89 Aired 30 Apr 89
Vicki finds all her friends rejecting her when an old friend of Ted's, who is a tabloid
reporter, reveals that Vicki is a robot. (Fredd Wayne, Lark Voorhies, Amber Susa)

Prod. no. W415, Book- It
written by Warren Murray & Bruce Kane
directed by Selig Frank
DPUB: 27May89 Aired 28 May 89
Jamie's preoccupation with his new video camera prevents him from completing
A book report for school, which may prevent his class from having a pizza party.
( Ryan Tonet)

Prod. no. W416, My Favorite Martians
written by Michael Zack & Angela Wayne Randazzo
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 19Nov88 Aired 20 Nov 88
Vicki creates alien beings with Ted's latest invention: a hologram projector, causing
Brandon to call in the Air Force to investigate the UFO he has spotted. (James MacKrell)

Prod. no. W417, Vicki Doolittle
written by George Crowder & Richard Harding-Gardner
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
DPUB: 25Feb89 Aired 26 Feb 89
Vicki gains the ability to talk to animals when Ted equips her with a newly designed
translator, which she uses to embarrass the boss and get Ted rehired after he is fired.
( Ted Pitsis, Lucy Lee Flippin)

Prod. no. W418, Radio Days
written by Isabel Wolfe & William Frischman
directed by Selig Frank
DPUB: 21Jan89 Aired 22 Jan 89
Ted is unnerved by his appearance on a radio programme: meanwhile Jamie tries to
become the director of the school play about WWII to get close to a cute girl. ( Devon
Odessa, Linda Lutz, David Hall, Ray Erlenborn, Don Sparks)

no. W419, Minnesota Vicki
written by George Crowder & Richard Harding-Gardner.
directed by Bob Claver.
DPUB: 18Feb89 Aired 19 Feb 89
Brandon's scheme to beat Ted out of a promotion by challenging Vicki to a game of
pool backfires on him, leaving Vicki owning the company. ( Donald Craig)

Prod. no. 420, Hooray for Hollywood
written by Jeremy Bertrand Finch & Paul Chitlik
directed by Selig Frank
DPUB: 11Feb89 Aired 12 Feb 89
Vanessa, Ted's second robot daughter- with an attitude problem- disguises itself as
Vicki and takes her place in a family outing to Hollywood hoping to become the star
of a horror film. ( Donny Wells, Bobby Herbeck)

Prod. no. W421, Kid O Grams
written by Ralph Phillips
directed by Leslie H. Martinson
DREG: 26Apr88 Aired 29 Jan 89
When Ted gets a singing telegram for his birthday he becomes obsessed with his age.
It also prompts Jamie to set up a singing telegram service with Vicki as the singer and
Reggie as the writer. ( Bobby Jacoby, Andrea Ashman, Charlie Garrett, Ziggy Siegel)

Prod. no. W422, Roshomon  (final episode)
written by Steve Granat & Mel Sherer
directed by Bob Claver
DPUB: 15Oct88 Aired 5 Mar 89
When the Lawsons take a vacation and find a burglar in their condo everyone claims
to be the hero that stopped he intruder. ( Donald Craig)

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