CTVA US Comedy - "Who's The Boss" (CPT/ABC) Season 5 (1988-89)

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Starring Tony Danza, Judith Light & Katherine Helmond
Season 5 (ABC) (1988-89)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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ABC Tuesdays 8:00-8:30pm Eastern

5.1 [97] Who's The Boss: Sam's Car
18Oct88 ABC Tue
Sam has got the driver's license and wants now to own a car. First
she gets only her own keys for the Van but then, at last after some
hesitation, Tony buys her a car - but what a car !

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Bob Perlow & Gene Braunstein
Guest Cast : Garrett Morris ............... Officer Audette
Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
Donnie Jeffcoat .............. Brad Ellis
Rodney Eastman ............... Boy #1
Lance Wilson-White ........... Boy #2

5.2 [98] Who's The Boss: My fair Tony
25Oct88 ABC Tue
Tony's first day at the college isn't that easy as thought. His
expressing language gets him into some trouble in the rhetoric course.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : David Lesser
Guest Cast : Nicholas Pryor ............... Professor Darnell
Chelsea Noble ................ Cynthia
Lightfield Lewis ............. Bill
Larry Spinak ................. Jimmy

5.3 [99] Who's The Boss: Nineteen again
1Nov88 ABC Tue
Tony has been invited to a frat party and Angela accompanies him.
But there Angela drinks a little too much of the (with alcohol mixed)
bowle and 'entertains' those present. In the end Angela and Tony land
up in the campus jail.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : John Donley & Clay Graham
Guest Cast : Bill Calvert ................. Patrick
John Zarchen ................. Mike
Cliff Bemis .................. Officer Fred
Sarah G. Buxton .............. Cory
Bobby Brett .................. Gene
Mark Clayman ................. Bob
Douane Edwards ............... Alan
Lori Werner .................. Linda
Alan Oppenheimer ............. Dean Brown

5.4 [100] Who's The Boss: Yankee-Doodle Micelli
22Nov88 ABC Tue
Tony wants to fulfill the greatest wish of his grandfather, who died
30 years ago: the American Citizenship. Also in his own interest because
he blames himself that his grandfather hasn't got it back then.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Karen Wengrod & Ken Cinnamon
Guest Cast : John Furey ................... Judge Matthew Hamilton
Mike Genovese ................ Officer O'Brien
Thomas Nicholas .............. Little Tony
Kenny Morrison ............... Teenage Tony
Tony Danza ................... Grandpa Micelli

5.5 [101] Who's The Boss: A Jack Story
29Nov88 ABC Tue
Angela engages a new employee. Because in the evening the both work
together more and more often and longer, Tony fears the worst:
he gets jealous.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Joe Fisch
Guest Cast : David Paymer ................. Jack
Jennifer Holmes .............. Judy
Argentina Brunetti ........... Chambermaid
Margaret Nagle ............... Carol
Sloan Fischer ................ The Man
Lesa Lee ..................... The Woman

5.6 [102] Who's The Boss: Double Dump
6Dec88 ABC Tue
Jesse returns after a long time at sea and calls it quits with
Sam because he has found another girlfriend. On the same evening
Max also quits his relationship with Mona.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Eric Gilliland
Guest Cast : Scott Bloom .................. Jesse Nash
Drew Pillsbury ............... Austin
Kristen Trucksess ............ Cheryl
Mark McGee ................... Singing Waiter #1
Michael Mitz ................. Singing Waiter #2
Michael James ................ Singing Waiter #3
Ray Vincenty ................. Man

5.7 [103] Who's The Boss: Retrospective

Sam wants to go on a ski trip to Vermont. Tony forbids it - but
nevertheless she goes.
Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Ken Cinnamon & Karen Wengrod & Danny Kallis
Guest Cast : Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie


5.8 [104] Who's The Boss: Spirited Christmas
The wife of Mona's brother has died. But to go to heaven she must
make Mona reconcile with her brother. Tony is picked out as the mediator.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Dawn Aldredge & Marion Freeman
Guest Cast : Christina Pickler ............ Laura
I.M. Hobson .................. St. Peter
Gordon Jump .................. Archie


5.9 [105] Who's The Boss: Teacher's Pet
Mason should run a seminar at the college, which also Tony attends.
Because Mason is quite nervous Tony and Angela give him some hints:
among these is also the tip that he should concentrate on one person.
And Mason has choosen this one person: Tony.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : John Donley & Clay Graham
Guest Cast : Adam Carl .................... Mason
Chelsea Noble ................ Cynthia
Robert Fiscella .............. Carl
Alan Oppenheimer ............. Dean Brown

5.10 [106] Who's The Boss: Mrs. Rossini's Uncle
Mrs. Rossini visits Tony. Accompanying her is her young uncle Al.
Al is attending the nearby Beauty College and Tony should take care
of him. In the course of this Sam and Al come closer.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Lee Aronsohn
Guest Cast : Rhoda Gemignani .............. Mrs. Rossini
William Gallo ................ Al
Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie

5.11 [107] Who's The Boss: Your grandmother's a Bimbo
Mona has saved the order for Angela and designs now the new get-up
for the magazine 'Mature Woman'. Jonathan runs for treasurer in his
school. For the magazine's cover Mona let herself photograph scantily
dressed. When Jonathan schoolfellows see this cover, his chances
getting elected seem to be gone.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Bud Wiser
Guest Cast : Tom Callaway ................. Jake Ashby
Sean Wohland ................. Chad
Jonathan Brandis ............. Paul
Sarah ........................ Jasmine
Jeffrey Baum ................. Troy
Misty McCoy .................. Heather
Maria Giuliani ............... Assistant

5.12 [108] Who's The Boss: Ton-an Enterprises
Again Sam comes home with an expensive T-shirt. This time Tony wants
to show her that she can have them cheaper and produces some of them
himself. Angela and Sam persuade him selling them at the flea market.
Both of them help him, especially Sam hopes she can get rid of her
debts which she has made at Jonathan. But it happens what has to
happen: Angela and Tony quarrel.

Directed by: Tony Danza & Phil Squyres
Written by : John Donley & Clay Graham
Guest Cast : Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
Joe Costanza ................. Steve
Marc Robbins ................. Jon
Leslie Morris ................ Phil
Harry Johnson ................ Bob
Myra Turley .................. Mother
Chelsea Hertford ............. Girl

5.13 [109] Who's The Boss: Cardinal Sin
Tony goes to an 'Old Timer'-meeting of the Cards in St. Louis,
accompanied by Angela. There Tony meets also his old friend Betty.
But to prevent approaching attempts he introduces Angela as his
wife. When Tony is 'unfaithful', the 'marital row' follows.
[Note: This fling has big consequences, see ep.165] Who's The Boss:

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Gene Braunstein & Bob Perlow
Guest Cast : Anita Morris ................. Betty
Matt Roe ..................... Mike
Lionel Smith ................. Davey
Jerry Buteyn ................. Bellman
Gwen van Dam ................. Woman
Kevin Scannell ............... Burl

5.14 [110] Who's The Boss: Winter Break
Tony and Sam spend a weekend together skiing in Vermont. There Tony
meets Lisa, his skiing instructor. But Sam isn't happy about her
father's fling. Inbetween - at home - Angela and Mona catches a cold.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Howard Jay Smith
Guest Cast : Leann Hunley ................. Lisa
David Colby .................. Zack
Jami Lynne Grenham ........... Amber
Michael Lundberg ............. Eric

5.15 [111] Who's The Boss: First Date
Because Angela works far too much and has to hire companions for
her business meetings, Mona suggests Tony, he should date Angela.
Tony agrees and he and Angela lands up in a comedy-club. When
Angela finds out that Tony has done this just out of pity, she
gets upset.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Daniel Palladino
Guest Cast : Tom Villard .................. Andy Drake
Bettina Devin ................ Waitress
Marshall R. Teague ........... Bart
Christopher J. Keene ......... Earl

5.16 [112] Who's The Boss: Party Double
Angela gets an invitation for the biggest formal event of the year
with Frank Sinstra as guest of honor. When Angela can't go due to
another engagement Mona gives herself out to be Angela. When Angela
finally after all comes by it's getting somehow confusing.
[Note: The Song 'The Lady is a Tramp' during the closing credits
is sung by Tony Danza] Who's The Boss:

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Karen Wengrod & Ken Cinnamon &
Danny Kallis & Joe Fisch
Guest Cast : Frank Sinatra ................ himself
Peter White .................. Donald Crenshaw
Ann Abernethy ................ Kirstie MacNeil
Jennifer Convy ............... Receptionist
Jennifer Bassey .............. Beverly Fiske
Mark Roberts ................. Joseph Fiske
Charles Walker ............... Security Guard #1
Raymond Lynch ................ Security Guard #2
Tony Mangano ................. Security Guard #3
Steven M. Gagnon ............. Stan
Marr Nealon .................. Lucille
Pat Sturges .................. Photographer
John Rice .................... Gatecrasher
Alf Powers ................... Man
Justa Walkon ................. Messenger

5.17 [113] Who's The Boss: Boozin Buddies
Sam comes home drunk from a party. Tony wants to prove that life
also works without alcohol, but during a boxing-match he simply
can't resist drinking. Sam, accidentally watching this, gets upset.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Claylene Jones
Guest Cast : Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
Vinny Argiro ................. Vinnie
Walter Olkewicz .............. Tiny
John Del Regno ............... Philly
Tanya Fenmore ................ Nancy
Phillip Linton ............... Tim
Trevor Edmund ................ Philip
Jody Montana ................. Eric
Dennis Hayden ................ Larry

5.18 [114] Who's The Boss: Heather can wait
The Bowers get new neighbors: the Harpers. But they are a little
bit too snooty and an big argument between Tony/Angela and the
Harpers comes up. But Jonathan and Heather, the Harper's daughter,
have fallen for each other.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Don Segall & Phil Margo
Guest Cast : Sam McMurray ................. Mark
Leah Ayres ................... Pam
Heather Tom .................. Heather


5.19. [115] Who's The Boss: Living Dolls
26Mar89 ABC Tue
Sam writes a report about models for the school magazine and
therefore visits the model agency of Angela's friend Trish. There
she also meets an old friend from Brooklyn, Charlie. But Charlie
isn't happy with her life there, because of all the rules existing,
and she wants to run away.
[Note: This episode is no continuation of ep.119 but a 'parallel
story'. Charlie tells how she was admitted by Trish. Also Trish's
last names are not identical (Curtis, Carlin). This is probably the
actual pilot for 'Living Dolls'. See also ep.119 and notes there.]
Directed by: John Sgueglia
Written by : Ross Brown
Guest Cast : Michael Learned .............. Trish Carlin
Leah Remini .................. Charlie Brisco
Alison Elliott ............... Martha Lambert
Vivica A. Fox ................ Emily Franklin
Melissa Willis ............... Caroline Weldon
Jonathan Ward ................ Rick Carlin
Rick Giolito ................. Joe
Eddie Nix .................... Mike Calaboni
Bobby Brett .................. Ike Calaboni

5.20 [116] Who's The Boss: Men are People, too
4Apr89 ABC Tue
Tony's former coach Ralph shall build in a new dormer window. Mona,
of course, makes up to him and after some hesitation he agrees to
date her. But when Ralph on the next day watches Mona kissing some
other guy he quits his job and leaves the house with the half-finished
window.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Eric Gilliland
Guest Cast : Dan Hedaya ................... Ralph
E. Brian Dean ................ Bert
Lou Felder ................... Charles
John K. Skull ................ Water Man

5.21 [117] Who's The Boss: Working Girls
11Apr89 ABC
At a practical program, where students are assigned different
jobs, for Sam and Bonnie there are only two left: domestic
engineer with Tony or advertising with Angela. Sam decides in favor
of the housekeeping job which she regrets soon. The following day
Bonnie and Sam switch their jobs but working for Angela isn't any
fun, neither.

Directed by: Frank Bonner
Written by : Jake & Mike Weinberger
Guest Cast : Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
David Hoskins ................ Ken
Allison Barron ............... Karen
Mike Marihian ................ Danny

5.22 [118] Who's The Boss: Tony does Golf
25Apr89 ABC Tue
Tony has a new passion: golfing. Angela wins a country club
membership for Tony. There Tony meets the owner of the biggest
nationwide sport articles store who currently gives away a big
advertising order. And of course, Angela's after this order, too.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Bob Perlow & Gene Braunstein
Guest Cast : Nicolas Coster ............... Lowell Michaels
Jay Ingram ................... Sidney Caldwell
Richard Kuhlman .............. Peter
Marcus Smythe ................ Wally Mallone
Doug Dale .................... Attendant

5.23 [119] Who's The Boss: Ode to Angela
2May89 ABC Tue
Angela married Brian 20 years ago. As this was just meant as a
college joke, Brian drove down to Mexico the following day to
annul this marriage. But now when Brian wanted to marry again,
he is told, that his marriage with Angela is still valid.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Daniel Palladino
Guest Cast : Nicolas Surovy ............... Brian Thomas
Jana Marie Hupp .............. Rhonda

5.24 [120] Who's The Boss: In Sam we Trust
9May89 ABC Tue
Sam gives French assistance to Scott. Before an examination he's
that nervous that Sam tells him the answers of the questions asked.
Tony finds this out and punishes Sam. In chemestry it's just the
other way round - there Scott gives assistance to Sam and also the
answers. During the test Sam has the notice by her side but doesn't
use it. But the teacher finds the notice with the answers ...

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : David Lesser
Guest Cast : Shana Lane-Block ............. Bonnie
Kenneth Tigar ................ Mr. Timmons
Jim Calvert .................. Scott

5.25 [121] Who's The Boss: It's somebody's Birthday
16May89 ABC Tue
Tony gets a new car as birthday present. First his pride forbids
to accept it but after some encouragement he, however, decides to
keep the car. But selling his Van brings up memories of good old times.

Directed by: Asaad Kelada
Written by : Alan Mandel
Guest Cast : Rhoda Gemignani .............. Mrs. Rossini
Stuart Pankin ................ Doug Shaffer
Ron Karabatsos ............... Ron
Craig Connor ................. Mitch
Julie Payne .................. Skye

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