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 4 (1979-1980)
|4x01 Merle the Pearl |
Nicholas tries to impress his girlfriend by introducing her to a baseball star.
|Sep. 05, 1979|
|4x02 The Cupid Crisis |
Prodigal son David returns, making it hard for the Bradfords to concentrate on their annual football rivalry.
|Sep. 12, 1979|
|4x03 I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do |
When Susan and Merle move up their wedding date, Janet and David postpone their elopement.
|Sep. 19, 1979|
|4x04 Ten Ships in the Night |
With Abby back in college and the other Bradfords preoccupied, Nicholas is left to his own devices after school.
|Sep. 26, 1979|
|4x05 The Night They Raided Bradfords |
Merle's sister arrives to inspect the new in-laws, but the family's shenanigans send her running to the police.
|Oct. 03, 1979|
|4x06 The Devil and Mr. Bradford |
Tom has contradictory reactions toward an X-rated theater and a pregnancy-test kit found at home.
|Oct. 24, 1979|
|4x07 Big Shoes, Little Feet |
Nancy tries to help David win a contract; Nicholas has a run-in with a teacher.
|Oct. 31, 1979|
|4x08 Fathers and Other Strangers (1) |
The Bradfords fly to Hawaii with Aunt Vivian, who plots a family reunion.
|Nov. 07, 1979|
|4x09 Fathers and Other Strangers (2) |
Tom is unwilling to reconcile with his father, who shares his sentiments.
|Nov. 07, 1979|
|4x10 Letter to One Bradford |
Nicholas blames himself for the family's run of bad luck: He broke a chain letter.
|Nov. 14, 1979|
|4x11 Separate Ways |
Merle gets an offer to play baseball in Puerto Rico.
|Nov. 21, 1979|
|4x12 Arrivals |
Susan is depressed by her separation from Merle.
|Nov. 28, 1979|
|4x13 Brotherhood, Sisterhood |
David hires Tommy for his construction company.
|Dec. 05, 1979|
|4x14 Mary, He's Married |
Mary falls for a married doctor; Joannie fights for a chance to produce a film.
|Dec. 12, 1979|
|4x15 My Son, the Prom Queen |
Tommy runs for prom queen when his band loses the prom gig to a female group; Joannie auditions for a repertory company.
|Jan. 09, 1980|
|4x16 The Courage To Be |
Ernie won't admit he has a drinking problem.
|Jan. 16, 1980|
|4x17 Semi-Centennial Bradford |
Tom has a midlife crisis as his 50th birthday nears.
|Jan. 23, 1980|
|4x18 The Commitment |
Everyone prepares for Susan's shower; Tommy debates dropping his girlfriend for someone more experienced.
|Jan. 30, 1980|
|4x19 Seven More Days in February |
Tom dreads winter school break and its effect on his domestic solitude.
|Feb. 06, 1980|
|4x20 The Return of Joe Simons |
Tom questions the motives of Nicholas's buddy, and his secretary as well.
|Feb. 13, 1980|
|4x21 Bradford vs. Bradford |
David looks askance when Janet works overtime with an attractive bachelor.
|Feb. 27, 1980|
|4x22 Memories |
Abby is visited by painful memories when a friend of her first husband calls.
|Mar. 05, 1980|
|4x23 Official Positions |
Abby's book contract creates an ego problem for Tom, whose novel has been rejected.
|Mar. 19, 1980|
|4x24 A Matter of Mentors |
Tommy takes over the family petty cash; Joannie scores a scoop; Nicholas is beaten up by a girl.
|Mar. 26, 1980|
|4x25 Roll Over Bradford |
Tommy decides on a music career; Aunt V and her fiancé visit.
|Apr. 02, 1980|
|4x26 A Little Triangle |
Nancy's relationship with a widower runs afoul of his jealous daughter; Ernie can't find a date for the prom.
|Apr. 09, 1980|
|4x27 (Finally) Grad Night |
Tommy's graduation party is invaded by “friends.”
|Apr. 30, 1980|
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