Season 1 Episodes

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The Talk

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/9/2003
In the first season finale, Val gets home from work only to find Holly and Henry in Holly's room---with the door closed!
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Tyler v. World

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/2/2003
Val and Holly meet a resident who would've got their apartment 5 years ago, but got a smaller one. So she threatens to evict them.
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The Fix Up

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/25/2003
When Holly meets Henry's older brother, Noah, she instantly assumes that he and Val would be a great couple.
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Loose Lips

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/4/2003
Upon learning that Val has a reputation for being antisocial at work, Holly encourages her sister to mingle with her colleagues.
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Dude, Where's Val's Car?

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/7/2003
Holly ditches school with Henry and borrows Val's car, but is shocked when she returns from the beach, to find the car gone!
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The Breakup

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/28/2003
Valerie breaks up with Jeff after he says he doesn't want to get married, and she tries to bury her pain under a veneer of optimism.
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Holly's First Job

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/21/2003
When Holly sets her sites on buying an expensive sweater, Jeff agrees to hire Holly as a waitress but ultimately regrets his decision when Holly turns the restaurant upside down and even causes the chef to walk out.
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Valentine's Day

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/14/2003
On the most romantic day of the year, Holly jumps to the conclusion that Jeff is planning to propose to Val and Gary lands a date with a great girl, but the Valentine's Day pressures overwhelm him and he insists Holly double date with them.
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The Game

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/7/2003
Holly volunteers to fill in at Val's office over spring break, but the girls clash over the tactics Val should use to land a promotion over a competitive colleague; Holly believes in playing dirty and kissing up to the boss and Val thinks her hard work and dedication will get her noticed.
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The Cheerleading Incident

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/31/2003
Jeff suggests that Val should be more spontaneous and impulsive, but his advice backfires when Val who is dressed like a sexy cheerleader, is caught by Jeff's mom who has unexpectedly come to town.
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Girls Night Out

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/24/2003
While Jeff is out of town, Holly takes Val out on the town, but the female bonding stops when Hunter, a guy Holly has her eye on, makes a pass at Val.
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The Other Woman

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/17/2003
Holly becomes pals with Jeff's ex-girlfriend, Dana when they both go to a U2 concert with Jeff, even though Val warned Jeff and Holly not to go with Dana, and Jeff never even wanted Holly and Dana to be friends.
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The Party

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 1/10/2003
Holly has a major crush on a cute college guy named Evan and he's been coming in everyday at "Copy That" to get some coffee but Holly gets a chance to actually know him when she "accidentially" takes Evan's cell phone and gets invited to a college party to swap phones.
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Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/22/2002
Determined to start their own Thanksgiving tradition, Val and Holly cancel plans with their relatives, claiming that Holly is sick.
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Copy That

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/15/2002
Holly lands a job at a copy shop where she thinks her new co-worker, Jake, is interested in her, but when she takes Jeff's advice on how to handle the situation, she becomes the laughing stock of the store.
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Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/8/2002
Gary feels left out when an old female friend comes to visit Holly, but Holly gets a surprise when she catches the pair making out.
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The Parrot Trap

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/1/2002
Holly becomes smitten with a young man, Kyle, who is leading a protest movement to allow the zoo's performing parrot to retire, but things fly out of control when Kyle is so inspired by Holly's passion for the cause that he kidnaps the parrot.
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Cool Older Sister

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/18/2002
Val tries to ease up on being an authority figure to Holly, but her patience is pushed to the limit when Holly and Gary take off for a wild party on Long Island without letting anyone know.
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The Teddy Bear

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/11/2002
Holly and Val battle over the possession of a stuffed teddy bear they both cherished during their childhood.
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Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/4/2002
Val has trouble adjusting to Holly's care-free attitude, so she makes her follow a strict set of rules.
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Spa Day

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/27/2002
Holly and Val plan a day of at the spa, but Holly finds herself in a 'muddy' situation when she sneaks out of the spa without Val's knowledge in order to meet J.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/20/2002
When her father accepts a promotion overseas in Japan , high-spirited 16-year-old Holly has no plans to head to Japan with him.