CTVA US Comedy - "Who's The Boss" (Embassy/ABC) Season 2 (1985-86)

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Starring Tony Danza, Judith Light & Katherine Helmond
Season 2 (ABC) (1985-86)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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ABC Tuesdays 8:00-8:30pm Eastern

2.1 [23] Who's The Boss: It happened one Summer - part 1
24Sep85 ABC Tue
Angela and the others visit Jonathan at summer camp. Yet on their way
there, Tony and Angela remember their days in the camp. Angela was
in the one Jonathan is currently attending and Tony, coincidentally
attended a camp nearby at the same time. And the story of a romance,
which both of them had, sounds quite similar. Back then Tony had carved
in the the girl's name in a rock. Together, Tony and Angela go to the place
where Tony carved the name, but it say's Ingrid, it turns out that Angela told
Tony her name was Ingrid, just then a thuderstorm starts and the two can't find
their way back to camp, so they find a motel, and they must share a room!.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Blake Hunter & Martin Cohan
Guest Cast : Richard Sanders .............. Bob Wormser
Vincent Chiavelli ............ Motel Manager
Michael Michaud .............. Foreman
Troy Slaten .................. David
Christopher Burton ........... Steven
Lani Golay ................... Young Angela
Danny Gellis ................. Young Tony

2.2 [24] Who's The Boss: It happened one Summer - part 2
1Oct85 ABC Tue
While at the motel, Tony and Angela recall their meeting and each tell
the story from their point of view, it seems Tony hasn't taken it that serious.
But Angela has!.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Blake Hunter & Martin Cohan
Guest Cast : Richard Sanders .............. Bob Wormser
Vincent Chiavelli ............ Motel Manager
Troy Slaten .................. David
Christopher Burton ........... Steven

2.3 [25] Who's The Boss: Ad man Micelli
8Oct85 ABC Tue
Sam is now in High School. She and her best friend Marci, desperately want
to be in the 'in' crowd. To do that, Sam tells little fibs about her fathers job.
Later, at her birthday party, when the 'cool' kids show up, Tony finds this out,
but plays along. Suddenly he owns the house and he is the president of the advertising
agency. When Angela comes in, the whole scam comes to an end.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Robert Sternin & Prudence Fraser
Guest Cast : Nicole Eggert ................ Marci Ferguson
Tonya Crowe .................. Robin Fraser
Angela Lee ................... Julia
Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
John Allen ................... Andrew

2.4 [26] Who's The Boss: The heiress
15Oct85 ABC Tue
An old lover of Mona's, billionaire S.A. Brooks has died and bequeaths Mona $80,000.
Later on, Angela find out that Mona had an affair with the man while she was still married
to Angela's father, which hurts Angela.

Directed by: Garry Brown
Written by : Alan L. Gansberg
Guest Cast : Fran Drescher ................ Carol Patrice
Nicholas Hormann ............. Larry Lieber
Peggy Mannix ................. Delivery Woman


2.5 [27] Who's The Boss: Tony the matchmaker
29Oct85 ABC Tue
A friend of Tony's named Wally has been divorced for six months, but still
won't accept it, so Tony talks Angela into dating him, but the evening is a flop,
But when Mona shows an interest in him, Angela's curiosity is aroused again.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Paul Robinson Hunter
Guest Cast : Paul Sand .................... Wally
Mark Costello ................ Man at Steam Room
Michael Shepard .............. Man at Steam Room

2.6 [28] Who's The Boss: Custody - part 1
5Nov85 ABC Tue
Michael, Angela's ex, now lives in L.A. and wants to marry again. He wants
Jonathan to be his best man, So the family all travel to California. Jonathan likes L.A.
and has a lot of fun with Michael and Heather. As a result Michael claims custody of him.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Robert Sternin & Prudence Fraser
Guest Cast : James Naughton ............... Michael Bower
Suzanne Barnes ............... Heather
Dawn Schneider ............... Doorwoman
Janice Falconer .............. Bellhop

2.7 [29] Who's The Boss: Custody - part 2
12Nov85 ABC Tue
Angela, of course, wants to fight for her son but when she sees how good Jonathan
gets along with Michael, and how he always wants to impress him, she resigns and
decides to let Michael have him. But in the end Jonathan decides to stay with his mother.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Robert Sternin & Prudence Fraser
Guest Cast : James Naughton ............... Michael Bower
Suzanne Barnes ............... Heather
Liz Sheridan ................. Gertrude
Todd Jeffries ................ Minister
Jack Battersby ............... Harry
Frank Pesce .............;..... Walter
Frank Dicopoulos ............. Lifeguard

2.8 [30] Who's The Boss: Hunk of the Month
19Nov85 ABC Tue
Mona produces a calendar for a charity. Featuring Tony as 'Mr. February',
it doesn't take a long time til someone's interested in him. Meanwhile, Angela
dates 'Mr. March'.
[Note: This calendar is seen again in ep.043] Who's The Boss:

Directed by: Michael Zinberg
Written by : Karen Wengrod & Ken Cinnamon
Guest Cast : Dori Brenner ................. Wendy Wittener
Grant Aleksander ............. Guss McGee
Leslie Bevis ................. Cassandra
Keri Houlihan ................ Jenny
Joe E. Davis ................. Mr. December

2.9 [31] Who's The Boss: Thanksgiving at Mrs. Rossini's
26Nov85 ABC Thur
Tony and Angela are invited to Mrs. Rossini's for Thanksgiving dinner.
Angela has real trouble fitting in there, and then Tony meets an old girlfriend,
Gina, making Angela very jealous. In between Mona is the star of the Thanksgiving-parade..

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Dawn Aldredge & Judith Bustany
Guest Cast : Rhoda Gemignani .............. Mrs. Rossini
Bill Erwin ................... Santa Claus
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini....... Joey Rossini
R.C. Mancini ................. Joe Rossini
Donna Ponterotto ............. Theresa Rossini
Al Ruscio .................... Joseph
Rosemarie Thomas ............. Gina Bonafetti
Betty White .................. Macy's Parade Hostess

2.10 [32] Who's The Boss: The prodigal Father-in-Law
3Dec85 ABC Tue
When Nick's request for probation has been rejected he breaks out
of jail to see his 'Sambina'. Sam is quite angry because Nick lied to her
about his going to jail.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner
Guest Cast : James Coco ................... Nick Milano
Sid Conrad ................... Chairman
Blackie Dammett .............. Torch
Sam Scarber .................. Parole Officer

2.11 [33] Who's The Boss: The Graduate
10Dec85 ABC Tue
Mona has graduated. Dr. Emerson, her professor, wins her over for a
campaign against age-discrimination. She should apply for the job
as personnel advisor at Hadley's, who usually prefers young, female
persons.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Bud Wiser
Guest Cast : Rick Lieberman ............... Sid Hadley
John Hancock ................. Dr. Jake Emerson
Lisa Savage .................. Carla
Mona Marshall ................ Shirley

2.12 [34] Who's The Boss: Tony the Nanny
17Dec85 ABC Tue
Tony is asked to take care of his cousin from Italy, Anna. She has come
for a pre-arranged marriage, to a man she's never met. Angela isn't happy
about this medieval method and tries to prevent the marriage. And after
a while Tony agrees with her. But now the most dreaded thing has come true,
Uncle Aldo, Anna's dad, is, of course, not satisfied.

Directed by: Katherine Helmond & Gail L. Bergmann
Written by : Ellen Guylas
Guest Cast : Ana Obregon .................. Ana
Peter Iacangelo .............. Carlo Garabaldi
Vito Scotti .................. Uncle Aldo Micelli

2.13 [35] Who's The Boss: Jr. Executive
7Jan86 ABC Tue
Sam and her friends have been accepted for the cheerleader's drill-
team. To afford it, she gets a job working for Angela who needs someone
for saturdays. Though she likes the job she wants to quit because
she misses at lot of time with her friends. But she doesn't know how to tell
Angela and doesn't want to let her and her dad down, So she decides it would
be easier if she got fired, which she tries to do.

Directed by: Tony Danza & Gail L. Bergmann
Written by : Cheri Eichen & Bill Steinkellner
Guest Cast : Don Draper ................... Peter Willis
Nicole Eggert ................ Marci
Tonya Crowe .................. Robin
Angela Lee ................... Julia
Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
Howard Stevens ............... Howie Mendelson

2.14 [36] Who's The Boss: Educating Tony
14Jan86 ABC Tue
Because of her knowledge Angela is offered a job as lecturer in
advertising at the college. When Tony finds this out he enrols for
the course. The first project Angela gives her students, is to produce
a commercial for detergent.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Michael Poryes
Guest Cast : Brad O'Hare .................. Jeremy Eichen
Larry Cedar .................. Bradley Guylas
Lawrence Mandley ............. William
Pam Santini .................. Gritty Gertie
Elizabeth Maloney ............ Jungle Jane
Dana Gordon .................. Karen

2.15 [37] Who's The Boss: Gotta dance
21Jan86 ABC Tue
Sam takes ballet lessons. The teacher confirms her great talent and
tells Tony that Sam has the chance to get to the top. After that
Sam trains like mad - until Tony accidentally hears a conversation
between the teacher and the mother of an obviously untalented student.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Howard Meyers
Guest Cast : George C. Grant .............. Sergei
Laura Waterbury .............. Clarissa Potter
Lisa Marie Moore ............. Cindy Potter

2.16 [38] Who's The Boss: The Babysitter
28Jan86 ABC Tue
Tony and Angela attend the parents' evening at school, leaving Sam to
babysit Jonathan. Jonathan unfortunately throws Mona's diamond ring
into the sink. Coincidentally Chad comes by and helps Sam to get it out.
When Sam's girlfriends hear that Chad is with Sam there's no holding them
from coming over, Tony, too, (accidentally) hears it and there's no holding
him either, but for other reasons.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Bud Wiser
Guest Cast : Scott Grimes ................. Chad McCann
Nicole Eggert ................ Marci
Tonya Crowe .................. Robin
Angela Lee ................... Julia
Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
Michael Keys Hall ............ Mike McCann
Helen Duffy .................. Chairwoman
Georgie Paul ................. Woman

2.17 [39] Who's The Boss: Jonathan plays cupid
11Feb86 ABC Tue
Jonathan, wishing that Tony would become his new father, secretly
sets up Tony and him Mom on a blind date on valentines day. Believing
that the date was set up as a joke by Angela's ex-'Mr, Bower', the two decide
to get back at him by ordering the most expensive meal they can, since it's being
charged to 'Mr Bower's' credit card, however, since it was really Jonathan who
arranged the date, it turns out to be Angela's card!.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Paul Robinson Hunter
Guest Cast : Christopher Burton ........... Steven
Elias Zarou .................. Rene
Richard Louis Klein .......... Delivery Man

2.18 [40] Who's The Boss: When worlds collide
18Feb86 ABC Tue
Surprisingly, Angela allows Tony to hold one of his poker nights at the house,
because the have nowhere else to play. But Angela's wealthy friend Emily, wants
to come, and sparks fly between her and Tony's friend Eddie.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Karen Wengrod & Ken Cinnamon
Guest Cast : Dennis Burkley ............... Pee Wee
Robert Krantz ................ Eddie Carpucci
Jeanna Michaels .............. Emily
John Del Regno ............... Philly Fingers
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini ...... Joey Rossini

2.19 [41] Who's The Boss: Losers and other Strangers
25Feb86 ABC Tue
Angela is nominated for the 'Maddy' which is awarded for the best
commercial. Full of hope she goes to the presentation but her archrival
Shirley wins the prize. And the fact that Tony wins, against all odds,
the bowling tournament isn't very helpful for Angela's mood, either.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Seth Weisbord
Guest Cast : Rita Wilson .................. Shirley
Frank Schuller ............... Charles
Deck McKenzie ................ Todd
Kelly Lynn Pushkin ........... Lisa
John McKinley Robertson ...... Reporter

2.20 [42] Who's The Boss: Tony for President
4Mar86 ABC Tue
Tony runs for president of the parents' council and Angela manages
his campaign. Their opponent tries to use the housekeeper-boss
relationship for her purposes.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Howard Meyers
Guest Cast : Dori Brenner ................. Wendy Wittener
Pam Galloway ................. Joanne Parker
Vinny Argiro ................. Man #1
Rebecca Gilchrist ............ Beverly

2.21 [43] Who's The Boss: Not with my Client you don't
18Mar86 ABC Tue
Angela has won a big French parfum firm as a customer. But instead of the
boss, his daughter comes by for the presentation. She sees Tony's 'beefcake'
pose on the calendar on the wall and wants him as her companion for a dinner
at the French ambassy.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Dawn Aldridge & Judith Butany
Guest Cast : Marisa Berenson .............. Genevieve Pescher
Earl Boen .................... Jim Petersen
Howard Stevens ............... Howie Mendelson
Krista Newmann ............... Cindy

2.22 [44] Who's The Boss: Angela's new best friend
25Mar86 ABC Tue
Diane's husband has cleared off to Rio with the maid. Because
everything back home reminds her of this humiliation she stays
at Angela's, and turns everything upside down.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Teleplay by: Carrie Honigblum & Michele Buehler Glazer
& Renee Phillips
Story : Cheri Eichen & Greg Steinkellner
Guest Cast : Merilu Henner ................ Diane Wilmington


2.23 [45] Who's The Boss: There's no business like shoe business
1Apr86 ABC Tue
Norman, an employee at Hadley's, is fed up with his job. Mona, in
her position as personnel advisor, gives him the advise that he should
follow his dream - Hollywood. Shortly after that Norman's wife shows up
holding her baby and accuses Mona of destroying her family.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Karen Wengrod & Ken Cinnamon
Guest Cast : Paul Lieber .................. Norman Bass
Carol King ................... Libby
Patricia Harty ............... Eleanor
Erika & Melissa Cox .......... Baby Clint

2.24 [46] Who's The Boss: The Unnatural
8Apr86 ABC Tue
Angela has won over the baseball star Josh, an old rival of Tony,
for a commercial. During a joint dinner Tony and Josh bet who's the
better coach. Both should set up a softball-team, each with at least
three women.
[Note: This is the only episode where guest actors ) are
named at the beginning]

Directed by: Jim Drake
Written by : Ellen Guylas
Guest Cast : Billy Martin ................. Billy
Steve Sax .................... Steve
Bob Uecker ................... Bob
Casey Sander ................. Josh Bradley
Jim Jansen ................... Dr. Ferguson

2.25 [47] Who's The Boss: The Anniversary Show
6May86 ABC Tue
On the occasion of the second anniversary of Tony's moving in, Angela
wants to cook something for all. Because the others have something
planned for that evening. So Angela and Tony are left home alone, and
after dinner Tony suffers from a perforated appendix.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Robert Sternin & Prudence Fraser and Ellen Guylas
Guest Cast : William Lehman ............... Nurse Honigblum
Nicholas Wyman ............... Doctor Carter
Keri Houlihan ................ Jenny Wittener

2.26 [48] Who's The Boss: Charmed lives
13May86 ABC Tue
Angela produces a commercial for the pasta-producer Vionelli and
travels to San Francisco for it. There Lauren gets the job as princess
and not Joyce, who Angela and Mickey had chosen. Joyce is
absolutely not happy about the hiring of Lauren and doesn't
make life easy for all involved.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Teleplay by: Paul Haggis
Story by : Paul Haggis & Eve Brandstein & Peter Marc
Guest Cast : Donna Dixon .................. Lauren Sullivan
Fran Drescher ................ Joyce Columbus
John Kapelos ................. Mickey Day
John Randolph ................ Frank Vionelli
Linda Darlow ................. Barbara
Paula Pecerni ................ Passant

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