Season 1 Episodes

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D.J. Tanners's Day Off

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/6/1988
When D.J. hears that her favorite singer Stacy Q will be at a local mall to give out autographs, and knowing that it would mean meeting Stacy Q in person, D.
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Mad Money

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/29/1988
Joey's mother Mindy has found an old $5000 savings bond in her safe deposit box, and the savings bond has Joey's name on it.
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The Seven-Month Itch (2)

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 3/18/1988
Jesse calls to say that he and Samantha have gone to Lake Tahoe, where they have been skiing with friends.
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The Seven-Month Itch (1)

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/11/1988
The fact that Danny and Joey and the girls are going to Disney Land in Anaheim delights Jesse, who has been waiting to spend a romantic weekend alone with his girlfriend Samantha, but when Danny and Joey and the girls return home because the airplane couldn't take off in fog, it wrecks Jesse's plans to spend time alone with Samantha.
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Just One of the Guys

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/4/1988
D.J. is eagerly expecting a visit from her cousin Steve, whom she hasn't seen in years, but when Steve arrives, everyone notices that he's not the same person that he used to be.
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Danny's Very First Date

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/12/1988
Danny wants to date Linda, the hive mother of the Honeybee troop that Stephanie is a member of, but Danny's nervous about asking Linda out and he feels that it may be too soon after Pam's death to start dating, and D.
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But Seriously, Folks

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/5/1988
Joey gets a chance to perform in front of an HBO comedy scout at a comedy club, but when Phyllis Diller jinxes Joey's chance by taking over Joey's spot in the lineup and performing for an hour, Joey feels like a failure, so he decides to leave the comedy business and become a dull businessman.
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A Pox in Our House

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 1/29/1988
Stephanie has the chicken pox, and it spreads to Jesse and Joey. As part of his TV sportscasting job, Danny is scheduled to be on the bench at a Golden State Warriors basketball game in 40 minutes, and with D.
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Half A Love Story

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/15/1988
At the TV station, Jesse meets Danny's co-worker Robin Winslow, who is also an old friend of Danny's, and Jesse uses Michelle's cuteness to get a date with Robin.
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Sister Love

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/8/1988
D.J. makes such a good impression in a play at school that Jesse suggests that D.J. try out for a TV commercial -- an idea Danny is against, because Danny is afraid D.
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Our Very First Promo

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 12/18/1987
In an effort to boost ratings, the TV station is making promos about the employees and their families.
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The Big Three-O

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/11/1987
It's Danny's 30th birthday, so Jesse takes Danny's car ""Bullet"" to be fitted for the seat covers that Jesse and Joey plan to buy as a gift for Danny.
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Joey's Place

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/4/1987
Joey embarks on a tour, having been scheduled to perform at 16 colleges over a period of 14 days. When Joey arrives home from the tour, he sees that Danny and Jesse and the girls have a big surprise for him -- the garage has been renovated to become a bedroom for Joey, who no longer has to use the living room alcove as a bedroom, and this indicates that Joey is not going to be living anywhere else any time soon.
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The Miracle of Thanksgiving

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/20/1987
It's the family's first Thanksgiving without Pam Tanner. Danny's mother Claire is expected to come over for Thanksgiving, but a snow storm up north, in the state of Washington, has stranded Claire at her home, so it's up to Danny, Jesse, and Joey to see to it that the girls have a good Thanksgiving, but the feast turns out to be not exactly worth gobbling, and Jesse's feelings about Pam's death resurface.
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Jesse's Girl

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/6/1987
On a stormy night, Danny finds Jesse and Joey in the living room, and Jesse is holding a baseball bat that Jesse was going to use on who he thought may have been a burglar, and Danny senses that Jesse has a problem with Joey.
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Knock Yourself Out

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 10/30/1987
Danny is having a tryout as a cable TV boxing announcer. Just before a big match begins, Danny tells boxer Reggie ""The Sandman"" Martin that Reggie's wife has left Reggie, and as a result, Reggie is promptly knocked out in the second round.
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Daddy's Home

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/23/1987
When baby Michelle calls Jesse and Joey ""da da"" instead of saying it to Danny, Danny realizes that his job at the TV station is causing him to spend too much time away from home, so Danny introduces a father/daughter day in order to spend more time with the girls.
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Sea Cruise

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/16/1987
While the girls are staying home with their visiting grandmother, the guys decide to go out for a day of all male bonding, fishing on a yacht.
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The Return of Grandma

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/9/1987
In the kitchen, Jesse shows Danny and Joey a turtle named Bubba, which Jesse brought home because Bubba saved Jesse's life while Jesse was on his way home from a gig.
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The First Day of School

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/2/1987
It's time for the new school year to begin. Stephanie is going into kindergarten, and D.J. and her best friend Kimmy Gibbler are going into 5th grade.
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Our Very First Night

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/25/1987
Danny is scheduled to do the 10pm sports at the TV station, Joey is scheduled to perform his comedy routine at the Laugh Machine at 10pm, and Jesse is scheduled to hold rehearsals with his band, Jesse and the Rippers, at 10pm, but one of the guys must sacrifice what he is scheduled to do and stay home with the girls.
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Our Very First Show

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/22/1987
Danny's mother who had been living with the Tanner's for a few weeks leaves. She was there because Danny's wife Pam died in a car accident.

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