Sep. 24, 1985
30 min.
ABC TV Network

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Growing Pains

Dr Seaver, a psychologist and his wife Maggie Seaver, a journalist, try to do their best raising their family and although their kids, Mike, Ben, Carol and Crissie, cause them endless problems, they manage to keep the family close together.

Growing Pains Season 2 (1986-1987)

2x01 2 2x01 Jason and the Cruisers
After the family gets together to watch old home movies, Jason begins to think he's gotten too old and goes through a mid-life crisis of sorts. Maggie, trying to lift his spirits plans ...
Sep. 30, 1986
2x02 2 2x02 Fast Times at Dewey High
Mike, Carol and Ben each deal with the first day of school in differently. Carol tries to change her image for the new school year, while Mike tries to impress an attractive girl named ...
Oct. 21, 1986
2x03 2 2x03 Long Day's Journey Into Night
The Seavers learn that Carol's new friend, Annie, who is spending the night, only befriended Carol to get closer to Mike.
Oct. 28, 1986
2x04 2 2x04 Call Me
Ben is caught in a web of lies trying to keep the truth from his parents, when he calls a sexual fantasy hotline number, and his parents find out.
Nov. 11, 1986
2x05 2 2x05 Employee of the Month
When Mike's parents reluctantly allow him to get a job at a fast food restaurant, he tries to keep his getting fired a secret as to not disappoint them.
Nov. 18, 1986
2x06 2 2x06 Dream Lover
When Carol becomes tutor to Bobby, the captain of the football team, she begins to spread rumors about how the two spend their time together.
Nov. 25, 1986
2x07 2 2x07 Do You Believe in Magic?
The Seavers scheme up the ultimate plan to get back at Mike for all the cons he's pulled on them.
Dec. 02, 1986
2x08 2 2x08 Jason's Rib
Maggie and Jason have a marital spat because of their opposing views on a school dress code policy.
Dec. 09, 1986
2x09 2 2x09 The Kid
Jason's advice to Ben about giving to others backfires when Ben brings home a homeless girl for Christmas dinner.
Dec. 16, 1986
2x10 2 2x10 The Breakfast Club
When Maggie and Jason ground Mike for lying to them, Maggie is then forced to ground herself as well once Mike catches her lying to her boss.
Jan. 06, 1987
2x11 2 2x11 Choices
When Carol is given the opportunity to skip a grade, her family responds with mixed reactions.
Jan. 13, 1987
2x12 2 2x12 Higher Education
When a teacher's aid raises Mike's grade so that he may attend a ski trip, she expects a little something from him in return.
Jan. 20, 1987
2x13 2 2x13 Some Enchanted Evening
Carol's winter formal doesn't go the way she planned when she has a little trouble reading Bobby.
Jan. 27, 1987
2x14 2 2x14 Thank You, Willie Nelson
Maggie's squabbling parents pay a visit to the Seavers. It turns out that Ed, Maggie's father, sold the house and bought a camper without consulting it with his wife, which leads to ...
Feb. 03, 1987
2x15 2 2x15 Thank God It's Friday
Mike, Boner and Eddie attend a party and must make an important decision when they are offered drugs.
Feb. 10, 1987
2x16 2 2x16 My Brother, Myself
When Ben begins to reach puberty, he goes to big brother Mike for advice on girls.
Feb. 24, 1987
2x17 2 2x17 Jimmy Durante Died for Your Sins
Carol confronts her parents about the want of a nose job. While at first they are against it, they later tell her she can have the procedure if she can come up with the money by herself, ...
Mar. 03, 1987
2x18 2 2x18 Carnival
While the family works on the carnival for Ben's school, Ben overwhelms Maggie with guilt when he begins to feel neglected.
Mar. 10, 1987
2x19 2 2x19 The Awful Truth
While searching the basement to help Ben with a school assignment, Mike and Carol discover a secret about their parents' marriage.
Mar. 17, 1987
2x20 2 2x20 Born Free
When Jason takes an unmotivated Mike with him on a flight to Boston where he has to deliver a speech, the two end up having to deliver a baby on the plane.
Mar. 31, 1987
2x21 2 2x21 The Long Goodbye
Jason has trouble firing an old handyman because of his years of loyal service. Meanwhile, Ben and his friend Jenny film the family for a school project.
May. 05, 1987
2x22 2 2x22 Confidentially Yours
When Maggie gets the job offer of a lifetime, Jason learns that the man offering the job is a slime-ball, but can't tell Maggie. Meanwhile, the children who are left home alone have ...
May. 19, 1987
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