- 1 The Puppetmaster
Brian hires an actor to play the role of a charming pilot who asks Helen out.
Air Date: 1990-09-28
- 2 The Story of Joe
A magazine writer wants to do a cover story on Joe, but then he meets Brian, and finds his life more interesting. Cliff Clavin (John Ratzenberger) and Norm Peterson (George Wendt) visit the island.
Air Date: 1990-10-05
- 3 A Little Nightmare Music
Helen plays her cello to a very famous conductor (special guest star David Ogden Stiers), who tells her she's terrible.
Air Date: 1990-10-12
- 4 Sports and Leisure
Roy tries to make friends with the gang by joining them in a game of Trivial Pursuit.
Air Date: 1990-10-19
- 5 A Standup Kind of Guy
Joe holds a bachelor party for a guy he can't remember going to high school with.
Air Date: 1990-10-26
- 6 It's Not the Thought, It's the Gift
Joe and Brian compete to see who gets Helen a more expensive birthday gift.
Air Date: 1990-11-09
- 7 Hell Hath No Fury Like a Policewoman Scorned
Brian dates a policewoman to get her to drop charges on his unpaid parking tickets. Meanwhile, Lowell totes his video camera around the airport trying to capture something to submit to the show "America's Wackiest Videos."
Air Date: 1990-11-16
- 8 High Anxiety
Joe's grounded due to high blood pressure and he wonders if Helen will go out with him, now that he's not a pilot.
Air Date: 1990-11-23
- 9 Friends or Lovers?
Joe and Helen go on their first date and Brian hires high school student Kenny McElvey (Michael Manasseri) as a backup pilot for the grounded Joe.
Air Date: 1990-12-07
- 10 There's Always Room for Cello
Everyone is surprised when Roy lets his son R.J.,star of the high school football team,take cello lessons from Helen.Roy thinks his son just has a crush on Helen,but when Helen brings the issue up with R.J.,he tells her that he's gay.The gang soon finds out and Brian is dying to tell Roy but they won't let him. R.J. finally tells Roy he's Gay and Roy refuses to believe him and challenges him to a game of basketball,if Roy wins R.J.'s not gay but if R.J. wins he is.But every time R.J. beats Roy,he wants to play again.R.J. tells Roy no matter how many times Roy beats him it won't change who he is.But the games continue as Joe and Brian watch
Air Date: 1990-12-14
- 11 A Terminal Christmas
When everyone's Christmas turns rotten,the gang decide to go over to Fay's house and crash her Christmas Party.But when they arrive they find her alone and sad,depressed that this is her first Christmas without her third husband George.After a lifeless dinner Fay finally comes to peace with her husband's departure by scattering George's ashes over the ocean.
Air Date: 1990-12-21
- 12 Airport '90
At the urging of an enthusiastic Helen,Joe starts a flight school.With Lowell and another student the only ones enrolled.Joe spends 3 days on lift,and Helen is ready to quit.Bored out of her mind,Brian offers her a chance to fly the plane.But air turbulence knocks out Brian shortly into the flight leaving Helen on her own in the skies.Joe talks her down,and the near death experience has Joe and Helen finally taking the final plunge into dating.
Air Date: 1991-01-03
- 13 Love Is Like Pulling Teeth
Joe is torn,on one hand he promised to take care of Helen,who is gonna be layed up for the night after visiting the dentist.And on the hand he's missing the biggest College Basketball game of the year,when Providence plays Boston College.Joe soon finds out Helen's TV is in the shop,so he bundles up an unconscious Helen and takes her to his house and the party.She wanders off and everyone except Roy has to go looking for her. The next day Helen,tells Joe she knows what he did,and he's ready to take his medicine like a man but she tells him,she knows he missed the biggest game of the year to play nurse maid to her.
Air Date: 1991-01-10
- 14 The Tennis Bum
For the upcoming model show, Lowell brings in his most prized possession, his radio controlled Graf Zeppelin model. Storing it in Joe's office he makes only one request, that no one touch it, including Joe. But Joe can't resist and of course destroys it, after Roy bursts in without knocking and crushes it behind the door. Meanwhile, Brian's attempt at cheering Fay up by letting her beat him in a game of tennis, turns into embarrassment as the news of the victory spreads. So Brian, with wounded pride, challenges Fay to a rematch, but bows out when he realizes that he can't beat her. So he fakes an injury to save face. Helen confronts Roy about not hiring any female pilots, so he claims that a male looking pilot is actually female. When Helen finally gets the nerve to ask him he is female, he says no. Roy says he was just playing mind games.
Air Date: 1991-01-24
- 15 My Brother's Back - And There's Gonna Be Trouble
When Joe's back goes out and forces him into a stay at the hospital,Brian takes over Sandpiper.His eagerness is soon deflated,when all his new ideas (like inviting some Travel Agents for an all expenses paid trip to Nantucket) and crazy promotions (painting the Sandpiper logo on the back of a crab and giving them to passengers)turns into a disastrous mess. When Joe returns he finds the Airport in complete chaos,with the Marching band and the team mascot ready to board the plane for a world record attempt,and Brian looking for the plane after he misplaced it.
Air Date: 1991-01-31
- 16 Plane Nine From Nantucket
During a cargo flight,Brian and Joe see a UFO. Despite Joe's concerns about bringing down unfavorable media attention to Sandpiper, Brian reports the sighting to the FAA. Brian's report is ignored by the federal agents, but not by the UFO Society that visits afterward. Unfortunately, when Joe and Brian agree to take the group and a reporter up to see if they can see the UFO again, the UFO society shows it's true colors. Meanwhile, Helen informs Fay she still owes her money on the lunch bill, which Fay insists she payed. They end up resorting to an arm wrestling contest to settle the dispute.
Air Date: 1991-02-07
- 17 Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places
Valentines Day gets off to a rocky start for Helen and Joe;Joe's gift of chocolates is not appreciated by the once overweight Helen.But Helen apologizes for taking it the wrong way,sending Joe a note telling him to her at the their special place later that night.However the have different places in mind,for Joe,it's Indian Point,where they had there first date.For Helen it was Pontorelli's,where they first ate.After a confusing night they finally end up at Pontorelli's for a late Valentine's day. Meanwhile,when Roy's blind date exceeds all his low expectations, all he can do is try and figure out what's wrong with her.
Air Date: 1991-02-14
- 18 Love Means Never Having to Say Geronimo
Wanting a night alone,Joe and Helen kick Brian out of the house,but Brian shows up the next day with a woman named Gwen who he intends to marry.Despite the objections of Joe and Helen,the happy couple and the wedding party (with Roy as the minister and Joe and Helen as the Best Man and Brides Maid,respectively) go up in Joe's plane,to watch the marriage ceremony and subsequent sky-dive.In the midst of all this excitement Joe and Helen decide to take the plunge too.Suddenly Gwen has a major change of heart,and her and Brian decide not to get married after all,as do Joe and Helen.
Air Date: 1991-02-21
- 19 All in the Family
When Brian starts to date Kenny's mother,Kenny is worried about Brian's reputation with women.But just as Kenny warms to the idea of them dating,Brian dumps her. Meanwhile,Joe and Helen squabble over the issue of privacy.
Air Date: 1991-03-07
- 20 Mother Wore Stripes
Brian is ecstatic when he and Joe's mother returns to Nantucket years after deserting them and their father.For Joe it's too little to late,because he can't forgive her for leaving.
Air Date: 1991-03-14
- 21 Murder She Roast
While the brother's house is being fumigated,Brian is forced to stay with Fay,because Joe refuses to let him stay with him at Helen's.As Brian soon learns it's not that bad staying with Fay,that is until he thinks it's her being featured on the ""Most Wanted"" show he is watching. Fay makes Brian a ""Farewell"" dinner,and an anxious forces Joe and Helen to attend as well.But that still doesn't stop Fay from knocking out both brother's accidentally with a frozen leg of lamb,she had planned to cook for dinner the next night.
Air Date: 1991-03-21
- 22 Duet for Plane and Cello
Much to Joe's surprise,Helen wins a job with the Maine State Symphony.But when Helen comes to Joe and tells him she would stay if he only asked,the discussion turns into a huge fight involving a fire extinguisher and a grease gun.Then comes the unwelcome news that the Symphony has lost there funding and there is no job.Joe prepares to apologize but,Helen's ready to leave;tired of not getting anywhere with her musical career,she decides to leave Nantucket for New York City.When Joe does ask her to stay,she leaves anyway. Meanwhile,a confused looking woman who doesn't speak english and has been hanging around the airport gains Fay's sympathy and Roy's Hostility.
Air Date: 1991-03-28