CTVA US Comedy - "Who's The Boss" (Embassy/ABC) Season 4 (1987-88)

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Starring Tony Danza, Judith Light & Katherine Helmond
Season 4 (ABC) (1987-88)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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ABC Tuesdays 8:00-8:30pm Eastern

4.1 [73] Who's The Boss: Frankie and Tony are Lovers
22Sep87 ABC Tue
At a street carnival in Brooklyn Tony and Angela help at Mrs. Rossini's
stand. There Tony also meets Frankie, an old friend. At an charity
auction - Tony offers his services for a weekend - she makes the race.
After the weekend Tony returns with a proposal from Frankie.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Karen Wengrod & Ken Cinnamon
Guest Cast : Kristian Alfonso ............. Frankie
Erica Yohn ................... Dr. Bernice Bellows
Rhoda Gemignani .............. Mrs. Rossini
Walter Olkewicz .............. Tiny McGee
Michael Rich ................. Elvis
Richard Harrison ............. Customer
Tom La Grua .................. Booth Man
Gracia Lee ................... Bidder

4.2 [74] Who's The Boss: Big girl on campus
29Sep87 ABC Tue
Sam has found a new friend and meets him at the library. But it's the
college library - Tony finds this out and assumes that her new friend
must be much too old for her. Immediately he goes there and in front
of everyone he makes Sam look like a fool. Sam's friend is the 15 year
old genius Mason whom Sam just want to use to show off in front of
her friends.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Robert Walden
Guest Cast : Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
Angela Lee ................... Julia
Adam Carl .................... Mason
Todd Jeffries ................ Skeeter Barnes
Larry Cox .................... Steve Smithers

4.3 [75] Who's The Boss: There goes the bride
6Oct87 ABC Tue
Angela and Tony want to pair off Angela's cousin Christy and Tony's
friend Lyle. The evening together didn't go as planned, but on the
following day the both stand in the doorway announcing their wedding.
But unfortunately the wedding coincides with an icehockey game. As
the game is more important, Christy angrily cancels the wedding.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : John Donley & Clay Graham
Guest Cast : James Sloyan ................. Lyle Everett
Kari Lizer ................... Christy
Richard Fancy ................ Minister
Scotch Byerley ............... Gary
Mark Hardy ................... Hockey Player
George McPhee ................ Hockey Player
Joe Paterson ................. Hockey Player
David Taylor ................. Hockey Player

4.4 [76] Who's The Boss: A Trip to the Principal
13Oct87 ABC Tue
Jonathan is allowed to skip a class and he is now starting with the
Junior High School. There, in the beginning, he has problems with his
class-mates which, after all, wear off. Until Angela is called to the
pricipal because Jonathan and his friend are terrorizing the school.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : John Donley & Clay Graham
Guest Cast : Gerald Hiken ................. Mr. Crebbin
Bobby Jacoby ................. Walter
Elisabeth Chumley ............ Sobbing Girl

4.5 [77] Who's The Boss: New Kid in Town
27Oct87 ABC Tue
Sam has no companion for the dance. Tony brings a boy, who's working
in the vegetables department in the supermarket, along with him. But
with his persuasiveness concerning the protection of birds, Jesse
drives away the partner Sam has found inbetween.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Howard Meyers & Susan Meyers
Guest Cast : Scott Bloom .................. Jesse Nash
Chris Nelson ................. Bill Weston
Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie

4.6 [78] Who's The Boss: Two on a billboard
3Nov87 ABC Tue
For a contribution campaign Tony spends 48 hours on a billboard. This
campaign is also heard in Washington and Tony is offered a job as
'Nationwide Coordinator for Special Projects for the Parents' Council'.
But Tony refuses - too quick, Angela thinks.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Jeffrey Duteil
Guest Cast : James Karan .................. Jerry
James Hornbeck ............... Russ
Pamela Galloway .............. Joanna Parker
Arthur Mendoza ............... Lee

4.7 [79] Who's The Boss: A Farewell to Nick
10Nov87 ABC Tue
Sam is invited by her grandfather to visit him in Florida. But on
her way there, Nick dies. First Sam tries to pay no attention to
this but Nick's death, however, left big marks on her.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Lee Aronshon & Marc Sheffler
Guest Cast : Tony Charnota ................ Bruno
Phil Rubinstein .............. Phil
Marla Adams .................. Connie
Randell Caldwell ............. Mike

4.8 [80] Who's The Boss: Hell on Wheels
17Nov87 ABC Tue
During a competition Tony injures his leg due to Angela's fault.
Of course she now wants to take care of him; but this costs Tony a
broken leg. Angela lends him a helping hand in the household, but
somehow she can't get anything right for Tony. As a result she
starts working again and gets a nurse to look after Tony. But she
is much worse than Angela.

Directed by: Gail L. Bergmann
Written by : Matt Geller
Guest Cast : Jennifer Runyon .............. Doreen
Al Pugliese .................. Walt the Windows Washer
Todd Starks .................. Matt
Donny Lowre .................. Client

4.9 [81] Who's The Boss: A Fish Tale
24Nov87 ABC Tue
Joe, Mrs. Rossini's husband, has cleared off with a woman from the
neighborhood. Now Tony should help out at Mrs. Rossini's fish store
until they have found a replacement.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Dawn Aldredge & Brian Brock
Guest Cast : Rhoda Gemignani .............. Mrs. Rossini
Bunny Summers ................ Mrs. Cassio
Loretta Fury ................. Mrs. Parrishi
Victoria Dakil ............... Mrs. Vitale
Zena Gaynes .................. Mrs. Martino
Wolfgang Puck ................ himself

4.10 [82] Who's The Boss: Car and Driver
1Dec87 ABC Tue
During a drive with the Van Jesse and Sam has had a little crash.
Tony, who doesn't know Sam (who has no license) was driving, wants
to sue the other driver, who has been a thorn in Tony's flesh for
quite a while.

Directed by: Asaad Kelad
Teleplay by: John Donley & Clay Graham
Story by : Jeremy Betrand Finch & Paul Chitlik
Guest Cast : Scott Bloom .................. Jesse Nash
Molly Cheek .................. Defense Attorney
Anthony Peck ................. Jack Smith
Michael Keys Hall ............ Prosecuting Attorney
Christian Hoff ............... Freddie Smith
Pat Moore .................... Stenographer
Milo O'Shea .................. Judge Franklin Kresheck

4.11 [83] Who's The Boss: Just Mona and me
8Dec87 ABC Tue
Angela has got a new customer - Max Muldoon. Mona and Max fall in
love and have a wonderful time together. But then he just quits this
relationship. Tony and Angela are quite upset and visit Max at his
office. There they find out the reason for the breakup - Catherine-Anne.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Mindy Glazer
Guest Cast : Leslie Nielsen ............... Max Muldoon
Janice Lynde ................. Joan

4.12 [84] Who's The Boss: Yellow Submarine
15Dec87 ABC Tue
Tony takes charge of a teen restaurant. When he throws out a popular
student all the other customer follow him. Sam, working there as
waitress, gets the order to fire her dad.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Robin Pennington
Guest Cast : Kevin Pollak ................. Scott
Bill Erwin ................... Leon
Angela Lee ................... Julia
Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
Meg Wyllie ................... Betty
Kane Picoy ................... Jason
Marc Bentley ................. Andy
Brenden Blincoe .............. Ralph
Betsy Chasse ................. Cindy
Sandra Alexander ............. Bubble Gum Girl

4.13 [85] Who's The Boss: Another single parent
5Jan88 ABC Tue
In Sam Angela's new neighbor Kelly has found a babysitter for her
daughter Melissa. When Tony and Kelly are out once again and Sam wants
to go to a concert, Angela takes care of the kid. As she did so, Melissa
tells Angela that her dad called her once, though he, according to
Kelly, is dead. On the basis of the circumstances Angela assumes that
Kelly could have abducted Melissa from her father.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Glenn Padnick
Guest Cast : D.D. Howard .................. Kelly Johnson
Jessica Player ............... Melissa

4.14 [86] Who's The Boss: All in the famiglia
12Jan88 ABC Tue
Tony's relatives from Italy are coming for a visit and uncle Aldo
has a great surprise for Tony: he gives him a 12 hectare piece of
the winery. Maurizio, Tony's cousin, has fallen for Angela and
wants to marry her.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Teleplay : John Donley & Clay Graham
Story : John Donley & Clay Graham & Maurizio Bizzarri
Guest Cast : Vito Scotti .................. Onkel Aldo
Antonia Rey .................. Tante Rosa
Richard Grieco ............... Maurizio
Estee Chandler ............... Laura

4.15 [87] Who's The Boss: Steady As She Goes
19Jan88 ABC Tue
Sam and Jesse are now going steady and both are spending a lot
of time together. But something's wrong, there's something Sam
misses: spending some time with her dad.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Joe Fisch
Guest Cast : Scott Bloom .................. Jesse Nash
Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie

4.16 [88] Who's The Boss: Tony and The Dreamtones
2Feb88 ABC Tue
The old school in Broklyn should be pulled down. To prevent this a
benefit event is organized. There, also 'Tony & The Dreamtones' should
be on stage, but due to their continueing disagreements they already
failed years ago. After Tony has heard Angela singing he wants to
have her in the group singing some songs. But the others are against
it - and Tony seperates from them again.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Karen Wengrod & Ken Cinnamon
Guest Cast : "The Mighty Echoes":
John Hostetter ............... Satch
Joey Melore .................. Benny
Charles G. Davis ............. Jimbo
Harvey Shield ................ D.J.

4.17 [89] Who's The Boss: The Matriculator
9Feb88 ABC Tue
Tony wants to persuade Sam going to College. In the course of
this the desire, going to College himself, awakes. But when he has
to face the admission test, he chickens out.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Lee Aronsohn & Marc Sheffler
Guest Cast : Peter Hobbs .................. Mr. Mackey

4.18 [90] Who's The Boss: Three Teens and a Tony
1Mar88 ABC Tue
Because of a job he has to do Jesse can't go out with Sam and
suggests she should go out with Mason instead, who's living there
for a short time after he has been thrown out of his room. After a
great evening Sam gives Mason a fatal kiss which means the end of
the relationship with Jesse after he has learned about it.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Claylene Jones
Guest Cast : Scott Bloom .................. Jesse Nash
Adam Carl .................... Mason

4.19 [91] Who's The Boss: Housekeepers unite
15Mar88 ABC Tue
After the neighbor's housekeepers find out about Tony's salary,
they go on strike. Angela encourages Tony for the sake of solidarity
to go on strike, too. But she has missed one minor detail ...

Directed by: James Eric Hornbeck
Written by : John Donley & Clay Graham
Guest Cast : Conchata Ferrell ............. Frances
Pamela Galloway .............. Joanne Parker
Lupe Ontivaros ............... Margarita
Pat Crawford Brown ........... Mary

4.20 [92] Who's The Boss: Model Daughter
22Mar88 ABC Tue
Sam gets a job as model. This one is a success and other orders
follow. But Tony isn't happy about that fact, especially because
she's earning a lot of money and with that she's no longer dependent
on him.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Danny Kallis
Guest Cast : Robert Brisco Evans .......... Photographer
Pat Cupo ..................... Stagehand
Stephanie Cornich ............ Tawni

4.21 [93] Who's The Boss: Marry me, Mona
29Mar88 ABC Tue
Max proposes to Mona, but she refuses. When Max' ex-wife shows up,
Mona feels threatened by her and, however, accepts the proposal.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Howard Meyers and Ken Cinnamon & Karen Wengrod and Joe Fisch
Guest Cast : Leslie Nielsen ............... Max Muldoon
Shawn Southwick .............. Suzanne
Tom Pletts ................... Minister
Todd Starks .................. Hardhat
Rick Deats ................... Businessman
James Parkes ................. Fireman

4.22 [94] Who's The Boss: Prom Night II
3May88 ABC Tue
Jesse asks Sam to go with him to the prom. But Angela takes to much
care of Sam because she wants Sam having the prom night she herself
never had. But after all the interferences, Sam refuses to go.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Diana M. Ayers & Susan Sebastian
Guest Cast : Scott Bloom .................. Jesse Nash
Sandra McCabe ................ Saleslady
Carla Gugino ................. Jane
Anna Stuart .................. Mother

4.23 [95] Who's The Boss: Sleep Talk, Sweet Talk
10May88 ABC Tue
One year has passed and it's again Angela's birthday. In the nights
after she has found out about the surprise party Tony gives, she talks
in the sleep and confesses that she loves Tony. But waking up all with
her 'Tony, Tony' shouts is, however, very embarrassing for her.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Ken Cinnamon & Karen Wengrod
Guest Cast : Michael Alldredge ............ Joe

4.24 [96] Who's The Boss: The two Tonys
17May88 ABC Tue
In Brooklyn Tony meets an old girlfriend. Her husband challenges
Tony for a pool game which Tony should lose to strenghten the self-
confidence of his opponent. But this is quite hard thing to do as
he would really like to blow away this jerk.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Gene Braunstein & Bob Perlow
Guest Cast : Derek McGrath ................ Tony Petardi
Diane Stillwell .............. Darlene Petardi
Clyde Kusatsu ................ Kim Lee

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