Empty Nest Season 3
S03 E01Sep 22, 1990
A Flaw is Born Sep 22, 1990 Harry is uncomfortable dating a more successful woman, a world-famous brain surgeon; Carol and Barbara plot revenge on an inconsiderate man who met Carol on a plane and promised to phone but never did.
S03 E02Sep 29, 1990
Harry's Excellent Adventure Sep 29, 1990 Harry looks forward to his golf game until he has to cancel to help Barbara with her taxes and Carol with her car. Tired of having no time for himself, he follows a globe-trotting friend to Pamplona for the running of the bulls.
S03 E03Oct 6, 1990
There's No Accounting Oct 6, 1990 Carol is drawn to Barbara's sensitive, intelligent new boyfriend and can't figure out why he would be interested in Barbara. Harry is bored by his new girlfriend, a lady who seems perfect for him. Laverne grows attached to a dog that Nick brings home.
S03 E04Oct 13, 1990
Barbara the Mom Oct 13, 1990 Barbara fears she has no motherly instincts when babysitting her boyfriend's young kids. Carol volunteers at the zoo and finds that the pandas only mate when she is around. Harry is reluctant to let Laverne give him a flu shot. Charley attempts to write his autobiography.
S03 E05Oct 20, 1990
The Tortoise and the Harry Oct 20, 1990 When a patient is depressed after his best friend moves away, Harry gives him a pet turtle. The boy becomes more upset when the turtle dies soon after. Carol talks Barbara into taking an art class with her. Charley tries new ways to meet women.
S03 E06Oct 27, 1990
Mad About the Boy Oct 27, 1990 After being dumped yet again, Carol flips out and falls in love with the first man she can find: an oddball who passes out cheese samples at the mall. Laverne decides to spice up Harry's biography for a hospital newsletter.
S03 E07Nov 3, 1990
Honey, I Shrunk Laverne Nov 3, 1990 Laverne quits when Harry complains that she is making too many office decisions without him. Carol talks Barbara into letting her join her poker game.
S03 E08Nov 10, 1990
The Boy Next Door Nov 10, 1990 During a moment of weakness, Carol and Charley sleep together. Thinking perhaps their hate for one another is actually masking love, they attempt to build a relationship.
S03 E09Nov 17, 1990
A Family Affair Nov 17, 1990 Harry suspects that Barbara's new boyfriend is married, and when he voices his concerns Barbara gets mad. Worried that Dreyfuss is getting too fat, the Westons put him on a diet, but then end up secretly giving him junk food.
S03 E10Nov 24, 1990
Someone to Watch Over Me Nov 24, 1990 Charley wants visitors during a hospital stay and when his parents can't come, he hires actors to play them. A neighbor accuses Dreyfuss of fathering his dog's puppies.
S03 E11Dec 8, 1990
Harry Knows Best Dec 8, 1990 A young patient of Harry's announces she wants a nose job. Charley thinks about a career as a gigolo. The Westons decide to take a new family portrait.
S03 E12Dec 15, 1990
Whenever I Feel Afraid Dec 15, 1990 Laverne is fearful after a mugging. Carol and Barbara compete for a handsome new neighbor.
S03 E13Jan 5, 1991
A Shot in the Dark Jan 5, 1991 Barbara mistakes Carol's boyfriend for a burglar and shoots him. He stays with the Westons to recuperate and only ends up getting hurt worse. Harry helps Laverne confront her fear of public speaking when she has to give a speech at an awards ceremony.
S03 E14Jan 19, 1991
Sucking Up is Hard to Do Jan 19, 1991 Carol advises Barbara on how to suck up to get a job promotion. Laverne plays matchmaker for Harry.
S03 E15Jan 26, 1991
The Man That Got Away Jan 26, 1991 Barbara tries to get a man she likes to ask her out. Laverne must cast the deciding vote on an important Hickory issue.
S03 E16Feb 2, 1991
The Mentor Feb 2, 1991 Harry realizes his mentor is getting too old to practice medicine, but is afraid to tell him. Meanwhile, Carol and Barbara prepare for a piano recital.
S03 E17Feb 9, 1991
The Dog Who Knew Too Much Feb 9, 1991 The Westons each pour their hearts out to Dreyfuss when the girls decide to move out after two years at home.
S03 E18Feb 16, 1991
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Feb 16, 1991 Harry dates a 28 year old, which upsets Carol, Barbara, and the girl's parents. Laverne shapes up a nurse trainee.
S03 E19Mar 9, 1991
All About Harry Mar 9, 1991 Harry dates a newspaper writer who begins writing about their relationship in her column. Charley is rendered impotent after a medical experiment backfires.
S03 E20Mar 16, 1991
Drive, He Said Mar 16, 1991 Harry is supposed to get Charley back to the house for a surprise party, but instead the two end up searching for Charley's old girlfriend whom he never got over. Meanwhile, Carol, Barbara, and Laverne try to entertain the party guests.
S03 E21Mar 23, 1991
The Last Temptation of Laverne Mar 23, 1991 Laverne's aunt Retha will lend a house down payment only if Laverne, though innocent, will assume blame for a car accident. Carol and Barbara meet an old man in the park who is moving into a retirement home and try to make his last day of freedom something to remember.
S03 E22Apr 13, 1991
What's Eating You? Apr 13, 1991 Harry forces Barbara to spend a week at home with him and Carol, away from the stress of police work, when a physical reveals she has a pre-ulcerous condition. But as the week progresses, Harry and Carol find it is they who are creating stress for Barbara. Laverne tries to track down a case of Harry's favorite bandages, which have been discontinued.
S03 E23May 4, 1991
The Cruise May 4, 1991 While on a cruise, Barbara practices for a talent show, Harry tries to avoid two ladies who won't leave him alone, and Carol finds the man of her dreams...who disappears when Charley steers the ship into the Bermuda Triangle. Meanwhile back home, Laverne redesigns Harry's refrigerator.
S03 E24May 11, 1991
The Way We Are May 11, 1991 Harry looks forward to a visit from a childhood sweetheart, until a childhood rival also resurfaces. Charley wonders what FICA is when the company starts taking part of his paycheck.