Phyllis Season 1
S01 E01Sep 11, 1975
Pilot Sep 11, 1975 Phyllis' husband, Lars, suddenly dies only to leave Phyllis and her daughter Bess with no money. Desperate, they move to San Francisco to live with Lars' mother Audrey and her new husband Jonathan Dexter. At a reception for Lars' friends, Phyllis meets her new boss Julie Erskine, owner of Erskine Photography. Phyllis later discovers that Julie dated Lars at the same time he was dating her and he proposed to Julie first.
S01 E02Sep 18, 1975
Bess, Is You a Woman Now? Sep 18, 1975 Bess goes away on a weekend ski trip. Phyllis makes a phone call to Bess' room to see how she is doing only to find someone else answer the phone, a young man. Phyllis is worried that Bess is no longer her innocent daughter.
S01 E03Sep 22, 1975
Up for Grabs Sep 22, 1975 An old friend of Lars is in town to discuss some business with Phyllis. However, he is more interested in Phyllis fpr reasons other than business.
S01 E04Sep 23, 1975
Leaving Home Sep 23, 1975 Mother Dexter is upset that Phyllis and Bess have stolen her guest bedroom, so Phyllis decides to move out on her own. Her new apartment, however, is a total dump.
S01 E05Sep 30, 1975
The First Day Sep 30, 1975 Phyllis writes to her friend Mary Richards to tell her all about her new life and how hard it was when she first started working.
S01 E06Oct 7, 1975
Phyllis Takes Piano Lessons Oct 7, 1975 Phyllis has always regretted that she never finished her piano recital as a child because she froze on stage. She decides to take lessons again, she discovers that she is the only adult in the children's class.
S01 E07Oct 14, 1975
Phyllis' Garage Sale Oct 14, 1975 All of Phyllis' belongings arrive from Minneapolis and clutters the house--literally. Phyllis decides to have a garage sale, but has trouble letting go of her things.
S01 E08Oct 27, 1975
The First Date Oct 27, 1975 Phyllis is going to go on a double date with Julie, for the first time since Lars died and is nervous about getting into the routine again.
S01 E09Oct 30, 1975
All Together Now Oct 30, 1975 Phyllis feels that she does not really ""know"" Bess. First, she tries to go out with Bess to a dance club and when that doesn't work. Then, she gets an insane idea of staying up all night and having them tell all kinds of secrets about themselves.
S01 E10Nov 6, 1975
Audrey Leaves Jonathan Nov 6, 1975 Audrey is upset when she learns that Jonathan had an affair on his first wife while he was in the service. She feels that if he's done it once, he'll do it again. She decides to leave him, only to move next door to Phyllis' room. Jonathan must tell her he loves her because he never has.
S01 E11Nov 17, 1975
Phyllis Opens Julie's Heart Nov 17, 1975 Phyllis must try to comfort Julie after she sees her boyfriend with another woman.
S01 E12Nov 24, 1975
So Lonely I Could Cry Nov 24, 1975 Phyllis finds her self all alone when Bess is gone for the weekend and the Dexter's go on vacation. She must try to entertain herself for the entire weekend with no one else around.
S01 E13Dec 1, 1975
Phyllis and The Little People Dec 1, 1975 Bess announces her plans to marry. Phyllis invites the boy's parents over only to discover that they are little people and must deal with her discomfort throughout the evening.
S01 E14Dec 8, 1975
There's No Business Like No Business Dec 8, 1975 The photo studio is in financial trouble and Phyllis tries to land an account for the company but fails. Jonathan decides to invest some money into the business.
S01 E15Dec 22, 1975
Paging Dr. Lindstrom Dec 22, 1975 Phyllis meets a medium at the studio and discusses the afterlife. Audrey, by chance, meets him and invites him over to have a seance to contact Lars.
S01 E16Jan 5, 1976
The $17,623,419.53 Man Jan 5, 1976 Phyllis meets a wealthy business tycoon named Harry Loomis who proposes to her.
S01 E17Jan 12, 1976
Honor Thy Mother Dexter Jan 12, 1976 Phyllis believes that the reason Sally (Judith Lowry) is so grouchy is because she has nothing to do in life. First Phyllis tries to put her in the workforce by getting her a job at the studio. That was a big mistake. Then, Phyllis tries to fix her up with a date.
S01 E18Jan 19, 1976
Phyllis In Love Jan 19, 1976 Phyllis falls in love with a tennis player who just happens to be married.
S01 E19Jan 26, 1976
Crazy Mama Jan 26, 1976 Bess has finally had it with her mother and feels she has no privacy. Thus, Bess moves out and Phyllis must go after her and convince her to return home.
S01 E20Feb 2, 1976
A Man, a Woman, and Another Woman Feb 2, 1976 Phyllis' old lawyer friend Jerome returns to San Francisco with his new young bride.
S01 E21Feb 9, 1976
Leo's Suicide Feb 9, 1976 Leo gets depressed and takes some of Audrey's pills (which happen to be no more than placebos.)
S01 E22Feb 16, 1976
Sonny Boy Feb 16, 1976 Jonathan's brother comes to visit and Phyllis must become a middleman between sibling rivalry.
S01 E23Feb 23, 1976
Widows, Merry and Otherwise Feb 23, 1976 Audrey's niece, a recent widow, comes to visit, and Phyllis must try to comfort her since she is too a widow.
S01 E24Mar 1, 1976
The Triangle Mar 1, 1976 Bess's old boy boyfriend who falls for Phyllis after he is dumped by Bess.