Mar. 15, 1977
60 min.
ABC TV Network

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Eight is Enough

This comedy-drama tells the story of the lives of the Bradford family. Consisting of father Tom (a columnist for a Sacramento newspaper), mother Joan and their eight children: Mary, David, Joanie, Nancy, Elizabeth, Susan, Tommy and Nicholas. After Joan's death, Tom met teacher Abby, and they were married to make the family ten once more.

Eight is Enough Season 2 (1977-1978)

2x01 2 2x01 Is There a Doctor in the House?
Dr. Maxwell moves in with the Bradfords after a spat with his wife.
Sep. 14, 1977
2x02 2 2x02 Trial Marriage
Tom frowns on Mary's plan to live with her boyfriend; A tutor cheers up a depressed Tommy.
Sep. 21, 1977
2x03 2 2x03 Triangles
Joannie and Susan are rivals for David's roommate; Tom feels he's neglecting his youngest.
Sep. 28, 1977
2x04 2 2x04 Double Trouble
The girls try to rekindle Abby's cooling love for Tom.
Oct. 05, 1977
2x05 2 2x05 Mortgage Burnin' Blues
At the opening of David and Tommy's night-club act, Susan punches a heckler.
Oct. 19, 1977
2x06 2 2x06 Dark Horse
Tom and Abby have reservations about Mary's bid for a school-board seat.
Oct. 26, 1977
2x07 2 2x07 The Bard and the Bod
Abby tries to break the news of her engagement to her late husband's father.
Nov. 02, 1977
2x08 2 2x08 Children of the Groom (1)
The children plan a reception for Tom and Abby's wedding.
Nov. 09, 1977
2x09 2 2x09 Children of the Groom (2)
Elizabeth avoids the preparations; The Bradfords meet Abby's stuffy relatives.
Nov. 09, 1977
2x10 2 2x10 I Quit
Abby persuades Tom to take the children along to San Francisco.
Nov. 16, 1977
2x11 2 2x11 All's Fair in Love and War
A recruiting office reopens and revives antiwar sentiment.
Nov. 23, 1977
2x12 2 2x12 The Return of Auntie V
Aunt Vivian wants to give Abby and Tom a down payment on a mansion as a wedding gift.
Nov. 30, 1977
2x13 2 2x13 Yes Nicholas, there is a Santa Claus (1)
On Christmas Eve, a thief takes off with the Bradfords' gifts, in their car.
Dec. 14, 1977
2x14 2 2x14 Yes Nicholas, there is a Santa Claus (2)
Trying to recover their car, the Bradfords are mistaken for a crime ring and taken to the police station.
Dec. 14, 1977
2x15 2 2x15 A Hair of the Dog
Tommy gets drunk with friends on illegally bought beer.
Jan. 04, 1978
2x16 2 2x16 Author, Author!
Tom's brood regard his book an invasion of privacy.
Jan. 11, 1978
2x17 2 2x17 Much Ado about Garbage
A DA sniffing into a refuse-hauling scam demands to know the sources for Tom's article on garbage collection.
Jan. 18, 1978
2x18 2 2x18 Dear Ms. Dinah
Family crisis: Elizabeth wants to go on the pill.
Jan. 25, 1978
2x19 2 2x19 Hard Hats and Hard Heads
Tommy tries out for varsity football; David tries newspaper reporting.
Feb. 01, 1978
2x20 2 2x20 Seven Days in February
Nancy hesitates to date the young Jewish doctor she's interested in.
Feb. 08, 1978
2x21 2 2x21 The Boyfriend
Tom and Susan are jealous when her boyfriend gets Abby to help with his dissertation.
Feb. 15, 1978
2x22 2 2x22 Great Expectations
Tommy tries to improve his English grades; Joanie directs a school production of "Snow White."
Feb. 22, 1978
2x23 2 2x23 Long Night's Journey into Day
Abby suffers a head injury, and the family keeps her conscious by reviewing Bradford lore.
Mar. 01, 1978
2x24 2 2x24 The Lost Weekend
With Tom and Abby away, Elizabeth and Tommy plan a party; Mary worries about keeping order.
Apr. 28, 1978
2x25 2 2x25 Poor Little Rich Girl
David's girlfriend becomes Susan's tennis partner.
May. 03, 1978
2x26 2 2x26 Who's on First?
Joannie recruits the family for a children's-home variety show.
May. 10, 1978
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