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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'The Odd Couple' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'The Odd Couple':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

September 24, 1970: The Laundry Orgy
Season 1, episode 1
W: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall   D: Jerry Paris

With Garry Walberg (Speed), Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Ryan MacDonald (Roy), Monica Evans (Cecily Pigeon), Carole Shelley (Gwendolyn Pigeon).
Comedy-drama based on characters created by Neil Simon in his Broadway hit. The "odd couple" who share the apartment are an overly-neat photographer and a sloppy sportswriter. In the first show, Oscar announces to Felix that they have a date with the Pigeon sisters and is reminded that it's their regular poker night.

October 1, 1970: The Fight Of The Felix
Season 1, episode 2
W: Peggy Elliott, Ed Scharlach   D: Bruce Bilson

With Fabian Dean (Mr. Feldman), Peter Dawson (Bartender), Ann Elder (Irma), Richard X. Slattery (Splint McCullough).
Oscar is accidentally hit by a pro hockey player and Felix, trying to patch things up, ends up challenging the athlete to a boxing match.

October 8, 1970: Felix Gets Sick
Season 1, episode 3
W: Albert E. Lewin   D: Hal Cooper

With Garry Walberg (Speed), Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Ryan MacDonald (Roy), Beryl Hammond (Mary Ann), Bridget Hanley (Barbara).
Felix's illness ruins Oscar's plans to use the apartment for a romantic rendezvous.

October 15, 1970: The Jury Story
Season 1, episode 4
W: Gordon Mitchell   D: Hal Cooper

With Monica Evans (Cecily Pigeon), Carole Shelley (Gwendolyn Pigeon), Bobby Baum (Mr. Welk), Barney Martin (Moss), Eve McVeagh (Mrs. Luchman), Peter Virgo (Bailiff).
Over Oscar's objections, Felix recounts to their dates how they met while serving on a jury.

October 22, 1970: The Breakup
Season 1, episode 5
W: Ruth Brooks Flippen   D: Charles R. Rondeau

With Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Ryan MacDonald (Roy), Garry Walberg (Speed), Carole Shelley (Gwendolyn Pigeon), Monica Evans (Cecily Pigeon), Alice Ghostley (Mimi).
Felix takes refuge with friends Murray and Mimi when Oscar, in the throes of a monumental hangover, asks him to leave.

October 29, 1970: Oscar's Ulcer
Season 1, episode 6
W: Bob Rodgers   D: Bruce Bilson

With Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Garry Walberg (Speed), Ryan MacDonald (Roy), Bill Quinn (Dr. Melnitz), Marti Litis (Lupe), Timothy Blake (Marilyn), Ben Frommer (Gonzales), Allan Kent (Joe McClusky), Marlene Tracy (Donna).
Oscar develops an ulcer and blames Felix for it.

November 5, 1970: I Do, I Don't
Season 1, episode 7
W: Carl Kleinschmitt   D: Bruce Bilson

With Richard Stahl (Minister), George Furth (Harvey), Garry Marshall (Man #2), Leonard Ross (Man #1), Joyce Van Patten (Phyllis).
Felix almost prevents Harvey's wedding by scaring him with an account of his own marital woes.

November 12, 1970: Oscar The Model
Season 1, episode 8
W: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall   D: George Tyne

With Victoria Thompson (Gabrielle), Timothy Near (Loretta), Albert Brooks (Rudy), Peter Brocco (Mr. Whitehill), David W. Duclon (Messenger), Dee Gardner (Tracy).
Felix must convince Oscar to pose for a layout advertising a new men's cologne when the account executive spots him as the perfect nondescript common man.

November 19, 1970: The Big Brothers
Season 1, episode 9
W: Perry Grant, Dick Bensfield   D: Bruce Bilson

With Clint Howard (Randy Grainger), Janice Carroll (Mrs. Grainger).
Felix and Oscar take care of a small boy in the Big Brother program.

December 3, 1970: It's All Over Now, Baby Bird
Season 1, episode 10
W: Dale McRaven   D: Jerry Paris

With Carole Shelley (Gwendolyn Pigeon), Monica Evans (Cecily Pigeon), Damian London (Dr. Schneider), Janice Carroll (Mrs. Grainger), James Millhollin (Mr. Humas), Ken Swofford (Cop).
Felix's pet parrot takes a turn for the worse. And Oscar, who's never been keen about the bird, offers to handle the burial arrangements.

December 10, 1970: Felix Is Missing
Season 1, episode 11
W: Albert E. Lewin   D: George Tyne

With Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Garry Walberg (Speed), Ryan MacDonald (Roy), Albert Brooks (Rudy), Anita Ford (Jeannie), Therese Baldwin (Priscilla), Lloyd Gough (Sergeant Flanagan), Jerry Jones (Attendant), Johnny Silver (Bum).
Felix is away on a photo assignment and Oscar is suspected of foul play when he can't produce a note Felix left explaining his absence.

December 17, 1970: Scrooge Gets An Oscar
Season 1, episode 12
W: Ron Friedman   D: George Tyne

With Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Garry Walberg (Speed), Ryan MacDonald (Roy), Ogden Talbot (Messenger).
After turning down the role of Scrooge in a Felix-directed Christmas play, Oscar kicks Felix out of the apartment. To celebrate, Oscar feasts on well-spiced food, falls asleep in front of the TV set and in a nightmarish version of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" sees himself as Ebenezer Madison, haunted by his past misdeeds.

December 24, 1970: The Blackout
Season 1, episode 13
W: Bill Idelson, Harvey Miller   D: Charles R. Rondeau

With Ryan MacDonald (Roy), Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Garry Walberg (Speed), Herbie Faye (Mr. Lambretti), Cynthia Lynn (Inga).
Oscar tries to borrow money to get into the weekly poker game and learns his credit is even lower than his bankroll.

January 7, 1971: They Use Horseradish, Don't They?
Season 1, episode 14
W: Garry Marshall   D: Garry Marshall

With Walter Janovitz (First Judge), Louis de Farra (Second Judge), Marlyn Mason (Barbara), Margot Nelson (Doria), Francine York (Sharon).
Felix is forced to depend on Oscar's help in the finals of the Golden Apron cooking contest because a nerve condition has rendered his arms useless.

January 14, 1971: The Hideaway
Season 1, episode 15
W: Harry Winkler, Harry Dolan   D: Richard Michaels

With Reni Santoni (Ernie Wilson), Pat Cranshaw (Grubby), Cliff Osmond (Efram), Dub Taylor (Slim Daniels).
Felix persuades Oscar to use his influence to prevent a great college quarterback from being "corrupted" by professional football.

January 29, 1971: Lovers Don't Make House Calls
Season 1, episode 16
W: Ron Friedman   D: Bruce Bilson

With Joan Hotchkis (Dr. Nancy Cunningham), Bill Quinn (Dr. Melnitz), Nora Marlowe (Nurse).
Oscar develops a strong attachment for Felix's doctor, an attractive woman.

February 5, 1971: Engrave Trouble
Season 1, episode 17
W: Peggy Elliott, Ed Scharlach   D: Alan Rafkin

With Richard Stahl (Florist), Frank Loverde (Man #2), Vern Rowe (Man #1), Michael Constantine (Bill Green), Herb Vigran (Louie).
Felix tries to make up with his divorced wife with a sentimental reminder of happier days, but in the process gets involved with an underworld go-between.

February 12, 1971: Bunny Is Missing Down By The Lake
Season 1, episode 18
W: Alan Mandel, Charles Shyer   D: Jerry Paris

With Gloria McCartney (Lois), Pamelyn Ferdin (Cindy), Lisa Gerritsen (Bunny), E.J. Peaker (Julie).
Felix and Oscar spend a rainy weekend in the country looking for a lost girl.

February 19, 1971: You've Come A Long Way, Baby
Season 1, episode 19
W: Garry Marshall   D: Garry Marshall

With Joan Hotchkis (Dr. Nancy Cunningham), Lisa Lu (Mrs. Lee), Jessica Myerson (Mrs. Ferguson), Christopher Shea (Phillip).
Much to Oscar's discomfiture, Felix brings home an abandoned baby. Oscar's urgent social engagement is delayed and, of course, it's all Felix's fault.

February 26, 1971: A Taste Of Money
Season 1, episode 20
W: Lloyd Turner, Gordon Mitchell   D: Alan Rafkin

With Ed Belson (Bum), Queta de Acuna (Alicia), William O'Connell (Mr. Schuyler), Peter Brocco (Max), Howard Morton (Mr. Larkin), John Qualen (Sam), Christopher Shea (Phillip).
Felix and Oscar turn detectives to learn the source of the huge bankroll flaunted by the kid next door.

March 5, 1971: Oscar's New Life
Season 1, episode 21
W: Jack Winter   D: Alan Rafkin

With Rena Horten (Beautiful Girl #2), Liv Von Linden (Beautiful Girl #1), Edward Platt (Bill Donnelly), John Astin (Beau Buffingham), Dee Gardner (Model), Britt Leach (Nephew), Carolyn Stellar (Secretary), George Wyner (Art Director).
Oscar is fired from his longtime job as a sportswriter for failing to cover a badminton match. But he finds a new job that delights him.

March 12, 1971: What Makes Felix Run
Season 1, episode 22
W: Bill Manhoff   D: Jerry Paris

With Joan Hotchkis (Dr. Nancy Cunningham), Johnny Scott Lee (Little Felix).
Felix tries to reform after his finicky attitude toward food ruins an otherwise pleasant dinner with his ex-wife.

March 19, 1971: What Does A Naked Lady Say To You?
Season 1, episode 23
W: Peggy Elliott, Ed Scharlach   D: Hal Cooper

With Garry Walberg (Speed), Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Frank Alesia (Producer), Marj Dusay (Madelyn), Johnny Silver (Bum), Harvey Skolnik (Rubber Ducky).
Felix's new romantic interest is not the librarian he thinks she is. He learns from Murray the cop at the poker session that she was recently arrested for indecent exposure as the star of an off-Broadway play.

March 26, 1971: Trapped
Season 1, episode 24
W: Alan Mandel   D: Jerry Belson

With Joan Hotchkis (Dr. Nancy Cunningham), Christopher Shea (Phillip), Ellen Corby (Florence), Lenny Kent (Vern), Dave Ketchum (Cop), Russell Thorson (Herman).
Dressed in bizarre costumes, Felix, Oscar and Nancy find themselves trapped in a basement when a door accidentally closes and locks them in.





September 17, 1971: Natural Childbirth
Season 2, episode 1
W: Bill Idelson, Harvey Miller   D: Hal Cooper

With Ogden Talbot (Howard), Hilary Thompson (Martha).
The second season begins with shows filmed before a live audience to get honest reactions to situations. Joan Hotchkis joins the regulars, playing Dr. Nancy Cunningham, Oscar's girlfriend. In the first show, Oscar's pregnant niece arrives at the apartment and announces that she intends to have her baby by natural childbirth.

September 24, 1971: Felix's Wife's Boyfriend
Season 2, episode 2
W: Ron Friedman   D: Jerry Paris

With Janis Hansen (Gloria Unger), Fred Beir (Raymond Cunningham).
Nancy's visiting brother, a real lady-killer, takes a shine to Gloria.

October 1, 1971: Hospital Mates
Season 2, episode 3
W: Garry Marshall   D: Jerry Paris

With Janis Hansen (Gloria Unger), Keg Johnson (Orderly), Peggy Doyle (Nun).
Felix and Oscar become roommates in the hospital where Felix has to undergo minor surgery on his nose and Oscar suffers a torn Achilles' tendon.

October 8, 1971: Sleepwalker
Season 2, episode 4
W: Mickey Rose   D: Jack Donohue

Oscar becomes a somnambulist and vents his frustrations against Felix via a pounding with a magazine.

October 15, 1971: A Grave For Felix
Season 2, episode 5
W: Dick Bensfield, Perry Grant   D: Hal Cooper

With Dan Tobin (Cemetery Salesman), Ivor Francis (Bengstrom), John Qualen (Groundskeeper), Ken Sansom (Mr. Twitchell).
Felix selects a grave site and entrusts Oscar with the money for a down payment.

October 22, 1971: Felix The Calypso Singer
Season 2, episode 6
W: Perry Grant, Dick Bensfield   D: Jack Donohue

With Jack Perkins (Jesse Skolnick), Barbara Colby (Monique), Vito Scotti (Pepe).
Oscar and Felix spend a less-than-happy vacation in a Caribbean tourists' trap, and things get further complicated when Nancy arrives on the scene.

October 29, 1971: Murray The Fink
Season 2, episode 7
W: Perry Grant, Dick Bensfield   D: Jay Sandrich

With Garry Walberg (Speed), Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Richard Stahl (Cop), George O'Hanlon Sr. (Drunk), Curt Conway (Judge).
When Murray arrests his poker playing friends for gambling, Oscar tells the judge that Murray was playing cards with them.

November 5, 1971: Does Your Mother Know You're Out, Rigoletto?
Season 2, episode 8
W: Ron Friedman   D: Jack Donohue

With Richard Fredricks (Himself), Annik Borel (Monica), Janice Carroll (Agnus), Dee Gardner (Dee Dee), John Wheeler (Herbert Murphy).
When a cast member leaves Felix's amateur opera, Oscar gets a replacement -- Richard Fredericks, who portrays himself as New York City Opera baritone.

November 12, 1971: The Fat Farm
Season 2, episode 9
W: Albert E. Lewin   D: Mel Ferber

With Ed Fury (Patient), David W. Duclon (Waiter), Walter Janovitz, Dave Ketchum (Jock), Norbert Schiller (Dr. Burger), Thelma Pelish (Lady).
Oscar reluctanly agrees to Felix's suggestion that he build himself up at a health farm.

November 19, 1971: The Odd Couple Meet Their Host
Season 2, episode 10
W: Bill Idelson, Harvey Miller   D: Hal Cooper

With David Steinberg (Himself), Frank Corsentino (Harvey Scholnik).
After Felix induces Oscar to appear on a popular talk show, hosted by comic David Steinberg, his roommate gives a riotous account of Felix's prissiness.

December 3, 1971: Win One For Felix
Season 2, episode 11
W: Arthur Julian, Bill Idelson, Harvey Miller   D: Jack Donohue

With Janis Hansen (Gloria Unger), Willie Aames (Leonard), Randy Whipple (Chubby).
Hoping to get closer to his son, Felix becomes coach of the boy's football team and it soon becomes apparent that he knows very little about the job.

December 10, 1971: Being Divorced Is Never Having To Say I Do
Season 2, episode 12
W: Rick Mittleman   D: Bruce Bilson

With Richard Stahl (Minister), Pam McHardy (Judy), Billy Sands (Roger Doctor), Sam Nudell (Parsley), Brett Somers (Blanche).
Blanche tells Oscar she's remarrying and invites him and Felix to the wedding.

December 17, 1971: Surprise, Surprise!
Season 2, episode 13
W: Jim Fritzell, Everett Greenbaum   D: Jerry Paris

With Cindy Henderson (Party Girl), Cindy Eilbacher (Party Girl), Serrina McLendon (Party Girl), Frank Loverde (Harry), David Fresco (Charley), Peter Dawson (Big Al), Hal Smith (Sherman the Clown), Pamelyn Ferdin (Edna Unger).
Oscar upsets Felix's carefully made plans for his daughter's birthday with his poker game.

December 31, 1971: And Leave The Greyhound To Us?
Season 2, episode 14
W: Martin Cohan   D: Hal Cooper

With Herbie Faye (Track Official), John McCartt (Race Announcer), Phil Leeds (Salty), Buddy Lester (Kennel Owner).
Oscar wins a greyhound in a card game but is unable to pay the dog's kennel bills, so Felix chips in and becomes half owner. Complications arise when Oscar wants to race the dog and Felix wants it only as a pet.

January 7, 1972: Security Arms
Season 2, episode 15
W: Jerry Belson   D: George Tyne

With Janis Hansen (Gloria Unger), John Fiedler (Mr. Duke).
After their apartment is robbed, Felix talks Oscar into moving to a super-security building supervised by an overzealous manager.

January 14, 1972: Speak For Yourself
Season 2, episode 16
W: Peggy Elliott, Ed Scharlach   D: Hal Cooper

With Janis Hansen (Gloria Unger), Ronda Copland (Mitzi Ferguson).
Oscar recounts the story of how he introduced Felix and Gloria and finally proposed for Felix, who was suffering from nervous laryngitis.

January 21, 1972: You Saved My Life
Season 2, episode 17
W: Bob Rodgers   D: Jack Donohue

With H.W. Gim (Cho San), Dale Ishimoto (First Man), Guy Lee (Second Man), Pat Morita (Mr. Wing).
Oscar has to put up with an overenthusiastically thankful Felix after he saves his life.

January 28, 1972: Where's Grandpa?
Season 2, episode 18
W: Albert E. Lewin   D: Jack Donohue

With Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Garry Walberg (Speed), Ann Doran (Loretta Spoon), Madge Kennedy (Mimi).
Felix's grandfather, tossed out by his wife because of his insane jealousy, arrives at his grandson's apartment. In a dual role, Tony Randall plays both Felix and his grandpa.

February 4, 1972: Partner's Investment
Season 2, episode 19
W: Bill Idelson, Harvey Miller   D: Robert Birnbaum, George Tyne

With Pat Morita (Yamata), H.W. Gim (Cho San).
Felix drags Oscar into being a silent partner in a Japanese restaurant, which Felix's legendary persnicketiness quickly dooms.

February 11, 1972: Good, Bad Boy
Season 2, episode 20
W: Dick Bensfield, Perry Grant   D: Hal Cooper

With Pamelyn Ferdin (Edna Unger), James Van Patten (Mike Callahan).
Felix talks Oscar into being a "big brother" to a young reform school boy. But Felix doesn't think it's such a hot idea when the youth asks his daughter for a date.

February 18, 1972: A Night To Dismember
Season 2, episode 21
W: Rick Mittleman   D: George Marshall

With Brett Somers (Blanche), Arch Johnson (Billy Jack), Joan Van Ark (Trudy).
At a get together arranged by Felix, Oscar and Blanche compare notes on the New Year's Eve party that led to their divorce.

February 25, 1972: Oscar's Promotion
Season 2, episode 22
W: Martin Cohan   D: Jack Donohue

With Peter Hobbs (Nathaniel Talbot), Bobby Baum (Buzzy Allen), Virginia Ann Lee (Miss Hong Kong), Jack Soo (Chuk Mai Chin).
Oscar hires Felix to cover an international wrestling match and is thrown for a fall by subsequent developments.

March 3, 1972: Psychic, Shmychic
Season 2, episode 23
W: Ron Friedman   D: Mel Ferber

With Herbie Faye (Man), Mal Alberts (Host), Dee Gardner (Lab Girl), Bernie Kopell (Dr. Faraday).
Felix has a paranoid premonition that someone will try to murder Oscar at a gala dinner in which he is to be named sportswriter of the year.





September 15, 1972: Gloria, Hallelujah
Season 3, episode 1
W: Rick Mittleman   D: Garry Marshall

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Janis Hansen (Gloria).
The TV version of Neil Simon's stage hit starts a third season. In this episode an admittedly lonely Oscar signs up with a computer dating agency, using an alias. His date is a surprise.

September 22, 1972: Big Mouth
Season 3, episode 2
W: Ben Joelson, Art Baer   D: Jerry Paris

With Shawn Michaels (Reporter), Susan Moffat (Phyllis), Michael Morgan (Charley), Howard Cosell (Himself), Ray Ballard (Mr. Crane).
A famous sportscaster arrives at Felix's studio to be photographed for a soft drink ad and all goes well until Oscar drops by.

September 29, 1972: The Princess
Season 3, episode 3
W: Bill Idelson   D: Jerry Paris

With Scoey Mitchell (Nigerian Consul), Peggy Rea (Miss Rykof), Jean Simmons (Princess Lydia of Lichtenburg), James Millhollin (Barber), Billy Sands (Tailor).
A princess from a small country visits Felix's studio for a portrait sitting and meets Oscar who, unaware of her station, tries to date her.

October 6, 1972: The Pen Is Mightier Than The Pencil
Season 3, episode 4
W: Jack Winter   D: Robert Birnbaum

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Elliott Reid (Gerard Ferguson), Wally Cox (Mr. Fegivney), Phil Leeds (Mr. Kalteman), Tracy Reed (Mrs. Flood).
Felix decides to become a writer and Oscar thinks he's wasting his time and money.

October 13, 1972: The Odd Monks
Season 3, episode 5
W: Garry Marshall   D: Jerry Belson

With Richard Stahl (Brother Ralph), Jack Collins (Brother Samuel), Robert Ball (Brother Lou), Charles Lampkin (Brother Lowell), Ed Peck (Brother Horace).
To escape the turmoil of modern living, Felix and Oscar take up residence at a religious retreat.

October 20, 1972: I'm Dying Of Unger
Season 3, episode 6
W: Joe Glauberg   D: Mel Ferber

After Oscar blows the advance money given to him on a book he's to write, Felix convinces him that all he needs in order to do the work is a change of atmosphere.

October 27, 1972: The Odd Couples
Season 3, episode 7
W: Harvey Miller   D: Hal Cooper

With Janis Hansen (Gloria), Jane Dulo (Mrs. Madison), Brett Somers (Blanche).
Oscar tries to cover up his divorce from his visiting mother by moving Felix out and ex-wife Blanche in.

November 3, 1972: Felix's First Commercial
Season 3, episode 8
W: Albert E. Lewin   D: Jerry Paris

With Deacon Jones (Himself), Arthur Batanides (Bartender), Bob W. Hoffman (Assistant), Louise Troy (Judy Jones).
Felix is given the opportunity to direct a razor commercial on television provided he gets Deacon Jones to appear in it. Felix implores Oscar to to use his influence with Jones, an old friend. Oscar reluctantly agrees, then blows the deal.

November 10, 1972: The First Baby
Season 3, episode 9
W: Garry Marshall, Bob Brunner   D: Alex March

With Janis Hansen (Gloria), Kathalynn Turner (Nurse), Paul Gale (Doctor Arnold), Ric Carrott (Steve O'Connor), Jim Boles (Minister), Tracy Bogart (Pat Rydell).
Oscar recalls details of why Felix has been banned from a hospital ever since his daughter's birth.

November 17, 1972: Oscar's Birthday
Season 3, episode 10
W: Albert E. Lewin   D: George Marshall

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Marjorie Ward (Irene Langley), Andy Rubin (Monroe), Mickey Fox (Judy Skelton), Hal Smith (Arthur O'Reilly).
Felix plans a surprise birthday party for Oscar -- who loathes birthday parties. The theme of the party is along the lines of "This Is Your Life".

December 1, 1972: Password
Season 3, episode 11
W: Frank Buxton   D: Alex March

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Allen Ludden (Himself), Betty White (Herself), Ronda Copland (Mitzi Ferguson).
Allen Ludden invites Oscar to become a celebrity contestant on Password and eager Felix persuades him to accept the offer and take him along as his partner

December 8, 1972: The Odd Father
Season 3, episode 12
W: Steve Zacharias, Michael Leeson   D: Jack Donohue

With Doney Oatman (Edna Unger), Frank Delfino (Mr. Albertson), Sadie Delfino (Mrs. Albertson), Stephen Liss (Wilfred Albertson).
Felix learns baseball umpiring from Oscar to establish a common interest with his daughter.

December 22, 1972: Don't Believe In Roomers
Season 3, episode 13
W: Ed Scharlach, Peggy Elliott   D: Jack Donohue

With Joy Harmon (Waitress), Marlyn Mason (Lisa).
Oscar befriends an attractive girl and then finds he must compete with Felix for her attention.

January 5, 1973: Sometimes A Great Ocean
Season 3, episode 14
W: Dennis Klein   D: Hal Cooper

With Bill Quinn (Dr. Melnitz), Andy Rubin (Monroe Hernandez), John Qualen (Mr. Larson), Queenie Smith (Mrs. Grapney), Karl Swenson (Captain Potter), Russell Thorson (Mr. Coswell).
Oscar's dream of a swinging ocean voyage turns out to be a nightmare of boredom.

January 12, 1973: I Gotta Be Me
Season 3, episode 15
W: Joe Glauberg, David W. Duclon   D: Mel Ferber

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Cliff Emmich (Harold), Barbara Rhoades (Marie), Norman Shelley (Dr. Abel).
To understand each other better, Felix and Oscar reverse their roles -- Felix turning slob and Oscar becoming a fussbudget. When this gets them nowhere they agree to attend a group therapy session.

January 19, 1973: The Ides Of April
Season 3, episode 16
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Robert Birnbaum

With Bill Quinn (Dr. Melnitz), Vivian Bonnell (Ms. Ferret), Joshua Shelley (Accountant), Ogden Talbot (Postman).
Felix gets Oscar in trouble with the Internal Revenue Service because of a minor matter. He lets it slip that his returns are always perfect -- in contrast to his roommate who doesn't care what he sends in.

February 2, 1973: Myrna's Debut
Season 3, episode 17
W: Perry Grant, Dick Bensfield   D: Jerry Paris

With Ralph Manza (Tony Magucci), Bella Bruck (Aunt Lucille), Bob Hastings (Happy Greshler), Inga Neilsen (Miss Jensen), Arthur Batanides (Nino Babaloni).
Felix persuades Oscar to release his secretary so she can have her fling at a show-business career.

February 9, 1973: The Hustler
Season 3, episode 18
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Jerry Paris

With Louis Guss (Arnold), Stanley Adams (Sure-Shot Wilson), Janice Carroll (Vivian), Sidney Clute (Barney), John Wheeler (Henry).
Oscar arranges for an evening of gambling, a Monte Carlo night, to help Felix's financially troubled opera club.

February 16, 1973: My Strife In Court
Season 3, episode 19
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Jerry Paris

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Jill Jaress (Beth Olam), Edmund Towers (Prosecutor), Joe Alfasa (Reporter), Mel A. Bishop (Bailiff), Curt Conway (Judge), Frank Loverde (Policeman).
Because of a misunderstanding, Felix and Oscar are arrested and charged with ticket scalping.

February 23, 1973: Let's Make A Deal
Season 3, episode 20
W: Joe Glauberg, David W. Duclon   D: Frank Buxton

With Garry Walberg (Speed), Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Monty Hall (Himself), Tom Scott (Producer).
Felix and Oscar, in order to raise money for a new bed, appear on Monty Hall's Let's Make a Deal as both ends of a horse.

March 2, 1973: The Odyssey Couple
Season 3, episode 21
W: Dennis Klein, Bob Brunner   D: Jerry Paris

With Titos Vandis (Aroestes), Elvia Allman (Mrs. Madison), John Davey (Andreas), Bobbie Jordan (Doris Atkins), Lynne Miller (Helen).
When Oscar's mother fears for her son's social life, Felix finds him an old-fashioned Greek girlfriend -- who promptly breaks into a torrid belly dance at the restaurant where they meet.

March 9, 1973: Take My Furniture, Please
Season 3, episode 22
W: Harvey Miller   D: Jack Winter

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Jessica Myerson (Woman #2), Bella Bruck (Woman #1), Charles Lane (Sid), Bubba Smith (Himself).
As a surprise for Oscar, Felix paints the apartment flaming peach, sells the old furniture and refurnishes it with futuristic pieces.

March 23, 1973: The Murray Who Came To Dinner
Season 3, episode 23
W: Ron Friedman   D: Jerry Paris

With Jane Dulo (Mimi Greshler), Patty Regan (Chi-Chi Caballero), Barbara Daitch (Lu-Lu La Verne).
When Murray's wife ejects him from his home, Felix invites him to share his and Oscar's apartment. Oscar soon complains that three's a crowd -- especially when one of them is a cop working the night shift.





September 14, 1973: Gloria Moves In
Season 4, episode 1
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Garry Marshall

With Larry Gelman (Vinnie), Janis Hansen (Gloria), Archie Hahn (Roger), Garry Walberg (Speed), Ogden Talbot (Bellboy).
The fourth season starts. Felix invites his former wife to share the apartment while her house is being painted. Oscar and his poker-playing pals check into a hotel for their game, while Felix hopes that being alone with Gloria may lead to a reconciliation.

September 21, 1973: Last Tango In Newark
Season 4, episode 2
W: Ron Friedman   D: Jay Sandrich

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Edward Villella (Himself).
Felix and Oscar become involved in a performance of "Swan Lake" with Edward Villella, premier dancer of the New York City ballet.

September 28, 1973: The Odd Decathalon
Season 4, episode 3
W: Jack Winter   D: Jay Sandrich

With Cliff Norton (Lloyd).
Felix and Oscar decide to hold their own "decathlon" to determine who's in better physical condition.

October 5, 1973: That Was No Lady
Season 4, episode 4
W: Lee Kalcheim   D: Jerry Belson

With Patricia Harty (Melanie Metcalf), Alex Karras (Jake Metcalf), Johnny Silver (Coach).
A short-tempered gridiron giant learns that Felix has been dating his wife.

October 12, 1973: The Odd Holiday
Season 4, episode 5
W: Phil Mishkin   D: Mel Ferber

With Victor Brandt (Ramon), Janis Hansen (Gloria Unger), Brett Somers (Blanche).
In flashback, the Ungers and Madisons share a vacation hut and wind up with their marriages on the rocks.

October 19, 1973: The New Car
Season 4, episode 6
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Garry Marshall

With John Byner (Bert), Dick Clark (Himself), Bella Bruck (Page).
Helped by Felix, Oscar wins a car in a radio quiz show, which leads to ownership differences.

October 26, 1973: This Is The Army, Mrs. Madison
Season 4, episode 7
W: Garry Marshall, Bob Brunner   D: Mel Ferber

With Richard Stahl (Justice of the Peace), Brett Somers (Blanche), Lori Marshall (Crystal), Liam Dunn (Captain Wyatt), Britt Leach (Hobart).
Felix reveals the hectic details of Oscar's marriage while both were on Army reserve duty.

November 2, 1973: The Songwriter
Season 4, episode 8
W: Buz Cohan, Bill Angelos   D: Mel Ferber

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Wolfman Jack (Himself), Jaye P. Morgan (Herself).
When Oscar dates Jaye P. Morgan, Felix is certain he can write a tune for her next show.

November 9, 1973: Felix Directs
Season 4, episode 9
W: Harvey Miller   D: Jerry Paris

With Louis Guss (Ed), Doria Cook (Christine), Edward Faulkner (Harry), David White (Phil).
Felix directs his first film with Oscar as the star in an impoverished story built around a sexpot stewardess.

November 16, 1973: The Pig Who Came To Dinner
Season 4, episode 10
W: Mickey Rose   D: Jack Donohue

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Sandra Giles (Roberta Riggs), Bobby Riggs (Himself), Billie Jean King (Herself).
When Oscar loses everything -- including Felix and the apartment -- betting with Bobby Riggs, Felix hatches a plan to win it all back.

November 23, 1973: Maid For Each Other
Season 4, episode 11
W: Marlene Barr   D: Norm Gray

With Reta Shaw (Claire Frost), Janet Brandt (Mrs. Miller), Curt Conway (Dr. Gordon), Robert Lewis (Crony), Momo Yashima (Mrs. Hanogi).
While recuperating at home from an ulcer attack, Oscar is badgered by a tough housekeeper who's even too meticulous for Felix.

December 7, 1973: The Exorcists
Season 4, episode 12
W: Frank Buxton, Michael Leeson   D: Jack Donohue

With Herbie Faye (Mr. Selzer), Victor Buono (Dr. Clove), Stan Haze (Butler).
Felix is convinced that the air conditioner is haunted by the ghost of a former tenant.

December 21, 1973: A Barnacle Adventure
Season 4, episode 13
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Robert Birnbaum

With John Myhers (Director One), Val Avery (Elmo), Malcolm Atterbury (Pop), Erin O'Reilly (Nurse), Wally Taylor (Repairman).
Felix becomes involved in a sticky invention sponsored by Oscar, after Felix's ex-wife invests money in the scheme.

January 4, 1974: The Moonlighter
Season 4, episode 14
W: Phil Mishkin, Mickey Rose   D: Frank Buxton

With Jocelyn Peters (Rusty), Sam Nudell (Foreman), Clarence Landry (Truck Driver), Mel Bishop (Hardhat), Phyllis Davis (Eve), Bella Bruck (Drunk Woman), Phil Leeds (Drunk Man), Karl Lukas (Olaf).
When Felix hires Oscar as his photo assistant to pay off $400 of Felix's money Oscar blew on a horse, the results prove negative.

January 11, 1974: Cleanliness Is Next To Impossible
Season 4, episode 15
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Frank Buxton

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Richard Stahl (Dr. Bates), Adam Klugman (Little Oscar), Allan Arbus (Ernie), Janice Lynde (Phyllis), Shirley Mitchell (Receptionist).
Oscar, aided by Felix, tries to change his image from Mr. Slop to Mr. Clean in order to win favor with his girlfriend.

January 18, 1974: The Flying Felix
Season 4, episode 16
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Jack Donohue

With Grady Sutton (Pop), Teri Garr (Insurance Agent), Ed Peck (Bill), Caryn Matchinga (Myrna's Friend), George Furth (Belkin).
Oscar tries to cure Felix of his flying phobia.

January 25, 1974: Vocal Girl Makes Good
Season 4, episode 17
W: Buz Cohan, Bill Angelos   D: Dan Dailey

With Marilyn Horne (Jackie), Janice Lynde (Phyllis), John Wheeler (Mr. Felscher).
Felix discovers a shy singer who depends on Oscar for moral support.

February 8, 1974: Shuffling Off To Buffalo
Season 4, episode 18
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Frank Buxton

With Jack Collins (Albert), Beatrice Colen (Secretary), Alice James (Mildred Unger), William Redfield (Floyd Unger).
Felix leaves Oscar and takes a job in his brother's bubble gum factory in Buffalo.

February 22, 1974: A Different Drummer
Season 4, episode 19
W: Frank Buxton, Michael Leeson   D: Mel Ferber

With Monty Hall (Himself), Vern Rowe (Vern), Sid Gould (Comedian), Garry Marshall (Drummer), Morty Corb (Bass Fiddler), Frances Gae (Mrs. Abernathy), Alan Copeland (Alan).
With Oscar's help, Felix hopes to book his reorganized old college band on a new nostalgia program hosted by Monty Hall.

March 1, 1974: The Insomniacs
Season 4, episode 20
W: Mickey Rose   D: Jack Donohue

With Frank Buxton (TV Announcer), Don Gazzaniga (Barney).
Felix develops a severe case of insomnia and Oscar tries to help his roommate. But even with the concerned cooperation of Murray and Myrna, nothing seems to help.

March 8, 1974: New York's Oddest
Season 4, episode 21
W: Ben Joelson, Art Baer   D: Harvey Miller

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Michael Lerner (Sergeant Chomsky), James Millhollin (Hiccup Man), Billy Sands (Mr. Bennick), George Jordan (Narcotic Agent), Sam Nudell (Neighbor), Lassie Lou Ahern (Mrs. Bennick).
To Oscar's amusement, Felix becomes a member of the Civilian Police Reserves and fails to blow the whistle on a masked burglary suspect.

March 22, 1974: One For The Bunny
Season 4, episode 22
W: John Rappaport   D: Jerry Paris

With Hugh Hefner (Himself), Arthur Batanides (Plaintiff's Lawyer), Curt Conway (Judge), Peggy Doyle (Juror/Sister), Lloyd Kino (Al Fisher).
When Oscar brings hope a copy of Playboy magazine it touches off some painful memories for Felix from when his girlfriend Gloria was a playmate.





September 12, 1974: The Rain In Spain
Season 5, episode 1
W: Rick Mittleman   D: Harvey Miller

With Rob Reiner (Sheldon), Ronny Hallin (Verna Turner), Garry Marshall (Werner Turner), Bo Kaprall (Guy).
The fifth season begins with Felix trying to help Oscar's secretary Myrna win back her old boyfriend Sheldon by convincing her to change her walk, her talk, her wardrobe and her personality.

September 19, 1974: To Bowl Or Not To Bowl
Season 5, episode 2
W: Mickey Rose, Dick Bensfield, Perry Grant   D: Mel Ferber, Jay Sandrich

With Leonard Barr (Arnold), Beatrice Colen (Bride), Bo Kaprall (Klemp), Noam Pitlik (O'Herlihy).
Felix quits the bowling team just before the championship and Oscar tries everything to get him back.

September 26, 1974: The Frog
Season 5, episode 3
W: Dick Bensfield, Perry Grant   D: Mel Ferber

With Richard Stahl (Pet Shop Owner), Leif Garrett (Leonard).
Felix's son Leonard has a champion jumping frog which disappears while in Oscar's care, causing Felix and Oscar to search for a replacement before Leonard finds out.

October 3, 1974: The Hollywood Story
Season 5, episode 4
W: Al Gordon, Hal Goldman   D: Mel Ferber

With Bob Hope (Himself), Allan Arbus (Director), Leonard Barr (Stickman), Alan Dexter (J.B.), Mickey Fox (Hannah), George Montgomery (Griff).
Oscar heads for Hollywood to play a sportswriter in a film starring George Montgomery, and Felix insists on being his agent.

October 10, 1974: The Dog Story
Season 5, episode 5
W: Ben Joelson, Art Baer   D: Frank Buxton

With Rona Barrett (Herself), John Fiedler (Hugo), Bill Idelson (Judge), George Jordan (Plaintiff's Lawyer), Jennifer King (Receptionist), Buddy Lewis (Bailiff), Cliff Norton (Barry Fishkin).
A famous TV dog, a brutal master, a soft-hearted Felix and a reluctant Oscar add up to a dognapping charge against the mismatched roommates.

October 17, 1974: Strike Up The Band Or Else
Season 5, episode 6
W: Rick Mittleman   D: Jay Sandrich

With Pernell Roberts (Billy Jack), Jim Boles (Sam), Alan Copeland (Piano Player), Dick Curtis (Dick).
Oscar drops $500 in a poker game with a wealthy Texan and covers his debt by offering the services of a western band -- Felix's -- for the winner's party.

October 24, 1974: The Odd Candidate
Season 5, episode 7
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Garry Marshall

With Peter Hobbs (Simpson), Guy Marks (Igor), Howard K. Smith (Himself).
Felix gets only a negative reaction when he sets out to disprove Oscar's contention that New Yorkers are victimized by a rip-off society; Felix enters Oscar in an election against an incumbent city councilman.

October 31, 1974: The Subway Story
Season 5, episode 8
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Norm Gray

With Elinor Donahue (Miriam Welby), Garry Marshall (Man #1), Barney Martin (Man #3), Billy Sands (Man #2), Scatman Crothers (Blind Man), Fritzi Burr (Angry Woman), Heather Lowe (Miss Rapid Transit).
Felix decides to prove to Oscar that New York is a fun place to live.

November 7, 1974: The Paul Williams Show
Season 5, episode 9
W: Rick Mittleman   D: Harvey Miller

With Eddie Garrett (Bodyguard), Doney Oatman (Edna Unger), William O'Connell (Hotel Clerk), Paul Williams (Himself).
Frustrated by her overly protective father, Felix's daughter Edna runs away to follow singer Paul Williams and is hotly pursued by Felix and Oscar.

November 21, 1974: Our Fathers
Season 5, episode 10
W: Martin Donovan   D: Harvey Miller

With Louis Guss (Moe), Jack Clinton (Policeman), Elisha Cook Jr. (Eliot Ness), Adam Klugman (Young Oscar), Sean Manning (Young Felix), Barbara Rhoades (Lucy), Giorgio Tozzi (Big Boss).
In a flashback to the bootleg era, Oscar's father runs a speakeasy and is pressured by his boss to "do away with" Felix's father.

November 28, 1974: The Big Broadcast
Season 5, episode 11
W: Frank Buxton   D: Frank Buxton

With Eddie Garrett (Irate Listener), Stanley Adams (Ed), Tina Andrews (Secretary), Graham Jarvis (Mr. Antrobus).
Oscar gets his own radio sports show, then makes the mistake of listening to Felix's advice on how to conduct the program.

December 12, 1974: Oscar In Love
Season 5, episode 12
W: Carl Gottlieb   D: Mel Ferber

With Dina Merrill (Anita), Richard Stahl (Minister), Kirby Furlong (Mike), Shelly Hines (Laura).
Oscar, urged on by Felix, decides to marry a widow because of his attachment to her two children.

December 14, 1974: The Bigger They Are
Season 5, episode 13
W: David W. Duclon   D: Harvey Miller

With Eddie Garrett (Doyle), John Byner (Hooper), Cliff Emmich (Ben), Peter Hobbs (Emcee), Maggie Peterson (Ann).
Oscar is volunteered by Felix to model for a series of weight-loss commercials.

December 19, 1974: Two On The Aisle
Season 5, episode 14
W: Mark Rothman, Lowell Ganz   D: Jay Sandrich

Oscar, assigned as theater reviewer for his paper, gets Felix to see the plays and then steals his opinions.

January 16, 1975: Your Mother Wears Army Boots
Season 5, episode 15
W: John Rappaport   D: Frank Buxton

With Eddie Garrett (Coach), Howard Cosell (Himself), Roone Arledge (Himself), Martina Arroyo (Herself), Jack Carter (Joey Birney), Mickey Fox (Opera Club Member).
With the aid of Felix and opera star Martina Arroyo, Oscar gets to join Howard Cosell in a Monday night football telecast.

January 23, 1975: Felix The Horse Player
Season 5, episode 16
W: Jack Winter   D: Jerry Paris

With Robert Ball (Waiter), Don Diamond (Man at O.T.B.), Fritz Feld (Maitre'D), Frank Loverde (Hanger-on), Jerry Maren (Harry), Joshua Shelley (Race Announcer), Johnny Silver (Man at O.T.B.), Elizabeth Thompson (Showgirl).
Oscar befriends an aspiring jockey whose flair for picking longshots puts Felix and Oscar in the winner's circle.

January 31, 1975: The Rent Strike
Season 5, episode 17
W: Martin A. Ragaway   D: Norm Gray

With Herbie Faye (Elmer), Victor Buono (Hugo Lovelace), Fritzi Burr (Mrs. Perkins), Peter Hobbs (Lawyer), Ed Peck (Mr. Ralston), Rodney Allen Rippy (Building Owner), Georgia Schmidt (Mrs. Osgood).
To improve the poor service in the building, Felix organizes the tenants and when they eventually turn against him only Oscar remains loyal.

February 7, 1975: Two Men On A Hoarse
Season 5, episode 18
W: Martin Donovan   D: Charles Shyer

With Eddie Garrett (Stage Manager), Louis Guss (First Burglar), Dick Cavett (Himself), Phil Foster (Dr. Krakaur), Joshua Shelley (Second Burglar), Kathalynn Turner (Nurse).
Oscar loses his voice, but, with unsolicited help from Felix, manages to make an appearance on a program with Dick Cavett.

February 14, 1975: The Roy Clark Show
Season 5, episode 19
W: Bob Howard, David W. Duclon   D: Frank Buxton

With Roy Clark (Willie Boggs), Albert Paulsen (Kalnikov), John Wheeler (Mr. Flescher).
House guest Willie Boggs proves to be a thorn in the side to Felix -- much to Oscar's amusement -- until Willie's violin playing impresses Felix and begins his transformation, much to Oscar's distress.

February 21, 1975: Old Flames Never Die
Season 5, episode 20
W: Buz Cohan, Bill Angelos   D: Frank Buxton

With Tina Andrews (Tina), Leonard Barr (Sonny), Jean Gillespie (Mildred Fleeton), Christina Hart (Susan), Tom Pedi (Louie Menninni).
Felix is reunited wth his high-school sweetheart, now a grandmother, and he suddenly feels middle-aged.

February 28, 1975: Laugh, Clown, Laugh
Season 5, episode 21
W: Frank Buxton   D: Norm Gray

With Richard Dawson (Himself), Georgia Schmidt (Mabel), David W. Duclon (Bee Handler).
Felix is jealous when Oscar and Richard Dawson -- Felix's old Army buddy -- are selected to be co-hosts of a TV show.

March 7, 1975: Felix Remarries
Season 5, episode 22
W: Sidney Reznick, Larry Rhine   D: Jack Donohue

With Janis Hansen (Gloria Unger), Leif Garrett (Leonard Unger), Doney Oatman (Edna Unger), Bartlett Robinson (Minister).
In order to win back his ex-wife, Felix changes his finicky ways with Oscar's help. (Last show of the series.)


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