CTVA US Comedy - "Soap" (Witt-Thomas-Harris/ABC) Season 3 (1979-80)

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Starring Katherine Helmond, Robert Mandan, Cathryn Damon, Richard Mulligan, Billy Crystal
Season 3 (ABC) (1979-80)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive


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ABC Thursdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern

3.1 [--] Soap:
09/13/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Jessica chooses between Chester and Det. Donohue, and Burt's shocking fate is revealed; Mrs. David brings
Jodie's baby.

3.2 [--] Soap:
09/20/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Burt meets another human in space while his alien double on Earth is giving Mary sleepless nights; Eunice
visists Dutch.

3.3 [--] Soap:
09/27/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
The Major leads a raid to rescue Billy; Jodie must choose between his child and Alice; Benson leaves; Burt
and Saul beam their way through history.

3.4 [--] Soap:
10/04/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Billy's teacher takes a special interest in him; Saul pleads with the aliens to return Burt to Mary.

3.5 [--] Soap:
10/18/79 (possibly postponed from 10/11/79)
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Dutch is out of prison; Danny brings home a new lover, Millie; Burt escapes from the alien ship.

3.6 [--] Soap:
11/01/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by Jay Sandrich
Jessica wonders about Chester; Billy dates his teacher; Corinne and Tim confront each other.

3.7 [--] Soap:
11/08/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Millie decides she no longer wants to marry Danny; Mary, with two Burts in her life, doubts her sanity;
the Tates have a party.

3.8 [--] Soap:
11/22/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Dutch cooks up a storm in the kitchen; Corinne threatens to expose Chester; the two Burts try to work things out.

3.9 [--] Soap:
12/06/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Billy tells Jessica about his affair with his teacher; Burt tells Mary she's been living with an alien; Danny
meets Polly; Jessica sees Chester with another woman.

3.10 [--] Soap:
12/13/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Jessica corners Chester with one of his many women; Mary and Burt get physical exams; Danny searches for
a widow he met at the cemetery.

3.11 [--] Soap:
12/27/79
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Jessica locks Chester out of her bedroom; Billy has his 18th birthday; Burt is told he is dying.

3.12 [--] Soap:
01/03/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Chester tries to reform and Mary fears that her baby was fathered by the alien Burt; Jodie moves back home.

3.13 [--] Soap:
01/10/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Burt won't tell Mary about his disease; Mary realizes she may be carrying an alien baby; Danny and Polly
fall in love.

3.14 [--] Soap:
01/17/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Jessica discovers that Chester's group therapy has turned into a twosome with the minister's daughter;
Polly's family visits the Campbells.

3.15 [--] Soap:
01/24/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
The dying Burt wants to get into the Guinness Book of Records; Jessica searches for Detective Donahue.

3.16 [--] Soap:
01/31/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Jessica discovers that Corinne and Dutch have spent the night together; Carol decides to fight Jodie for
custody of the baby.

3.17 [--] Soap:
02/07/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Chester is dumped by the minister's daughter; Jessica visits a psychiatrist; Burt finds out he is not dying;
Danny and Polly look for a house.

3.18 [--] Soap:
02/28/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Burt decides to run for sheriff; Mary thinks she may be carrying an alien baby; Jessica's psychiatrist meets
the family.

3.19 [--] Soap:
03/06/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
The Tates hire a new butler named Saunders, Burt learns the results of the sheriff's election and Billy tells
Leslie their affair is over.

3.20 [--] Soap:
03/13/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Burt's first duty as the new sheriff is to take the town armory back from his opponent.

3.21 [--] Soap:
03/20/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Jodie battles for custody of his baby; Leslie wires herself with a bomb; Jessica receives devastating news
from her doctor.

3.22 [--] Soap: (1-hour special)
03/27/80
Written by Susan Harris & Stu Silver / Directed by J.D. Lobue
Chester confesses his infidelity; Carol and Jodie continue their custody battle; Mary tries to tell Burt about
her baby.Jessica's survival is in doubt.

[--] SOAP RETROSPECTIVE #4
10/29/80
90 minute special featuring highlights from the third season.
 

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