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Season 05, Episode 01 Why Do Fools Fall in Love?

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Sep 19, 1992
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Why Do Fools Fall in Love? Sep 19, 1992 Barbara agrees to drop by and check up on Charley after he receives a death threat. Seeing how much they have in common, Charley becomes smitten with her . Meanwhile, after Harry lets a young patient play with Dreyfuss, the kid tries to buy him.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Take My Garage, Please

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Sep 26, 1992
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Take My Garage, Please Sep 26, 1992 Carol begins dating Patrick, the Westons' sprinkler man. When his apartment is condemned, Carol persuades Harry to let Patrick move into the garage.

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Season 05, Episode 03 R.N. On the Rebound

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Oct 3, 1992
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R.N. On the Rebound Oct 3, 1992 Barbara sets newly divorced Laverne up on a blind date with a coroner's assistant. Carol is jealous of the friendship between Patrick and Charley (who surprisingly understands the depth of Patrick's art).

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Season 05, Episode 04 . . . Or Forever Hold Your Peace

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Oct 10, 1992
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. . . Or Forever Hold Your Peace Oct 10, 1992 Harry objects to Arthur's sudden wedding plans, which prompts Arthur to end their friendship. Carol tries to get Barbara to arrest her at a protest.

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Season 05, Episode 05 The Boomerang Affair

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Oct 17, 1992
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The Boomerang Affair Oct 17, 1992 Harry tries his best to get a lady to agree to date him, but soon wishes he hadn't bothered when she tries to control every area of his life. Laverne tries to conceal an ulcer.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Cruel and Unusual Punishment

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Oct 24, 1992
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Cruel and Unusual Punishment Oct 24, 1992 After finding a man guilty during jury duty, Carol tires to clear her conscience by hiring a former criminal to work at her catering business.

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Season 05, Episode 07 It's Not Easy Being Green

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Oct 31, 1992
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It's Not Easy Being Green Oct 31, 1992 Harry agrees to help Laverne hand out candy on Halloween, while Carol and Patrick are mugged after attending a costume party dressed as Madame Curie and Radium.

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Season 05, Episode 08 Dirty Harry

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Nov 7, 1992
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Dirty Harry Nov 7, 1992 Carol talks Harry into appearing with her on Geraldo. A young patient tries to increase his height so he will be tall enough to ride an amusement park roller coaster.

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Season 05, Episode 09 Timing is Everything

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Nov 14, 1992
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Timing is Everything Nov 14, 1992 Harry attempts to start a relationship with an old friend. Carol tries to assemble exercise equipment she bought for Patrick, and when she can't do it she reluctantly calls on Charley for help.

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Season 05, Episode 10 Thanksgiving at the Westons'

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Nov 21, 1992
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Thanksgiving at the Westons' Nov 21, 1992 Laverne is reluctant to accept Harry's invitation to Thanksgiving dinner and flashbacks to the previous such dinner show why.

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Season 05, Episode 11 The Body Beautiful

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Dec 5, 1992
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The Body Beautiful Dec 5, 1992 Harry discovers that a patient is using steroids. Upset that Patrick is using a nude model in his work, Carol starts thinking she's not attractive enough and attempts an exercise regimen. Laverne is put in charge of fire drills.

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Season 05, Episode 12 Overboard

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Dec 12, 1992
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Overboard Dec 12, 1992 A storm strands cruise passenger Charley adrift in a raft and he returns a different man. Carol and Patrick have a chance to work together, but she becomes jealous when he gets the job and she doesn't.

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Season 05, Episode 13 Emily

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Jan 2, 1993
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Emily Jan 2, 1993 When Emily returns from college, Carol decides to take her little sister under her wing, so to speak, and sets her up on a blind date with Patrick's friend. Meanwhile, Emily's rich boyfriend, whom she doesn't want to see anymore, doesn't want their relationship to be over.

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Season 05, Episode 14 The Sting

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Jan 9, 1993
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The Sting Jan 9, 1993 The FBI wants Emily to help them nab her bookie boyfriend. Laverne teaches Charley CPR.

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Season 05, Episode 15 The Fracas in Vegas

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Jan 23, 1993
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The Fracas in Vegas Jan 23, 1993 Harry and Charley travel to Las Vegas to see a boxing match but the trip is plagued with problems. Meanwhile, Emily wonders when Carol stopped being her cool big sister when Carol won't let her visiting college friends crash on the living room floor. Emily later regrets her comments when Carol takes control and starts teaching the whole group to do 70's dances.

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Season 05, Episode 16 Pardon My Flashback

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Jan 30, 1993
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Pardon My Flashback Jan 30, 1993 While gathered around the television for the Super Bowl, the Westons, Laverne, and Charley reflect on old times.

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Season 05, Episode 17 Dog Day Afternoon

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Feb 6, 1993
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Dog Day Afternoon Feb 6, 1993 A small investment in a mall makes Laverne especially bossy. Carol consults an animal psychologist for help when Dreyfuss ignores her after she yells at him.

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Season 05, Episode 18 More to Love

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Feb 13, 1993
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More to Love Feb 13, 1993 Emily is dating Carol's old school friend Danny, who compulsively jokes about his weight problem; Laverne is spending all her spare time on the phone gossiping with other nurses, but is aghast when another nurse accidentally hears her and Harry together in the supply closet and alerts the grapevine.

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Season 05, Episode 19 My Dad, My Doctor

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Feb 20, 1993
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My Dad, My Doctor Feb 20, 1993 Emily upsets Harry when she tears a ligament in her knee and needs surgery, but chooses instead to follow a therapy program recommended by another doctor. Meanwhile, Patrick goes camping and Charley tags along.

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Season 05, Episode 20 Love and Marriage

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Feb 27, 1993
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Love and Marriage Feb 27, 1993 Carol is upset when cousin Little Carol visits and announces her wedding plans. Charley is sentenced to community service at the hospital and gets some helpful tips from Jack Trenton.

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Season 05, Episode 21 The All-American Boy - Not!

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Mar 20, 1993
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The All-American Boy - Not! Mar 20, 1993 Harry befriends a young shoplifter while volunteering at a free clinic and brings him home. The boy, an uncontrolled diabetic, later runs away, taking the Westons furniture with him.

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Season 05, Episode 22 Two For the Road

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Apr 10, 1993
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Two For the Road Apr 10, 1993 Patrick and Emily drive back from New York together in his van. Meanwhile, Harry, who is home sick with the flu, must bear the brunt of Carol's certainty that something will happen between the two while on the road.

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Season 05, Episode 23 Aunt Verne Knows Best

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May 1, 1993
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Aunt Verne Knows Best May 1, 1993 Laverne is too controlling on her nephew, who is in town to attend college. Carol is convinced her relationship with Patrick will be over before their nearing six month anniversary because no other relationship (except her doomed marriage) has lasted past six months.

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Season 05, Episode 24 My Mother, My Self

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May 8, 1993
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My Mother, My Self May 8, 1993 Charley's mother arrives to tell him that she and his father are divorced and ends up falling in love with Harry. Carol goes on a trip to meet Patrick's mother. Laverne battles her insurance company.

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Season 05, Episode 25 Charley to the Rescue

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May 15, 1993
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Charley to the Rescue May 15, 1993 Emily is harassed by an obnoxious comic while working as a waitress on Charley's cruise ship. Laverne fixes Harry up with what she thinks is his perfect match.

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Season 05, Episode 26 Surprise! Surprise!

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May 22, 1993
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Surprise! Surprise! May 22, 1993 It's Harry's birthday and he overhears Charley planning a surprise party, but soon finds out it isn't for him. Flashbacks from seasons past highlight this episode.

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