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Below is a complete Family Ties episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Family Ties episodes are listed along with the Family Ties episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Family Ties episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. “It's My Party (1)” and “The Last of the Red Hot Psychologists (1)” are included on this list, along with many more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Family Ties episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Not An Affair to Remember is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Not An Affair to Remember Nov 02 1983 - Steven's assistant at the station is bright, talented, funny, witty...and in love with him. And it looks like Steven may be returning her affections. It becomes obvious that Steven's assistant, ...more

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Family Ties Vacation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Family Ties Vacation Sep 23 1985 - In a television movie based on NBC-TV's comedy series "Family Ties," the Keaton family visits historic London for a vacation to be remembered. Steven and Elyse unwittingly become ...more

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Best Gig of my Life is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Best Gig of my Life A short documentary about Michael J. Fox’s impact on the show. Hear from the creator and fellow actors’ in their own words about how they and Fox dealt with Fox's immense fame due to the release ...more

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The Making of Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
The Making of Family Ties

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Season 3 Gag Reel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Season 3 Gag Reel

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The Year Of The Beard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
The Year Of The Beard This is a short explores the appearance of Steven Keaton’s beard in season two – why Michael Gross grew it and how it impacted his character and, therefore, the show.

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Season 4 Bloopers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Season 4 Bloopers

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Season 5 Gag Reel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Season 5 Gag Reel

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Season 7 , Goodbye Family Ties... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Season 7 , Goodbye Family Ties-End.Credits

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Pilot Sep 22 1982 - The smitten Alex is thrilled at the thought of escorting pretty, budding socialite Kimberly Blanton to her country club's dance, but Steven and Elyse are appalled that their son would set foot ...more

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Not With My Sister You Don't is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Not With My Sister You Don't Sep 29 1982 - As head of the household while his parents are away for the weekend, an overly confident Alex throws a big bash, but when his sister Mallory leaves the party with the school Romeo, he's filled ...more

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I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
I Know Jennifer's Boyfriend Oct 06 1982 - Peer pressure to shun the opposite sex causes 9-year-old Jennifer to give up her friendship with Justin Perkins, but thanks to her mother Elyse, the kids come together at a jitterbugging ...more

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Summer of '82 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Summer of '82 Oct 27 1982 - Seduced by an ""older woman"" of 21, the hitherto inexperienced Alex is devastated to learn that she thinks of their relationship as casual. When Alex delivers groceries to ...more

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I Never Killed for My Father is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
I Never Killed for My Father Nov 03 1982 - Sensitive, liberal Steven and his macho, conservative father, Jake, clash as usual during the elder's annual visit until Jake's startling news leads to a first effort to bridge the gap.

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Give Uncle Arthur a Kiss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Give Uncle Arthur a Kiss Nov 10 1982 - Mallory is horrified and confused when a close family friend and older business associate of her father, Steven, makes a pass at her. Arthur Cantrell has been a good friend of the Keaton's since ...more

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Big Brother is Watching is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Big Brother is Watching Nov 17 1982 - As the new editor of his school paper, Alex uncovers a cheating scandal and to everyone's chagrin prints a list of students who were caught - including his sister Mallory. Alex aims to ...more

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No Nukes is Good Nukes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
No Nukes is Good Nukes Nov 24 1982 - To the dismay of the Keaton children and their equally conservative grandparents,Steven and Elyse take time out Thanksgiving Day to attend an anti-nuke rally and wind up spending the holiday in

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Death of a Grocer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Death of a Grocer Dec 01 1982 - Though Alex loves working at kindly Mr. Adler's ""Mom and Pop"" grocery store, to the old man's dismay, he quits to ""climb the corporate ladder"" at an ...more

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Have Gun, Will Unravel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Have Gun, Will Unravel Dec 08 1982 - The Keatons are burglarized, and a terrified Steven and Elyse wrestle with the previously unthinkable notion of buying a gun for protection. As pacifists, Steven and Elyse have always hated ...more

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A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
A Christmas Story Dec 15 1982 - When a blizzard forces the Keatons to spend Christmas at home, Elyse's gift to Steven, an album filled with fascinating old photos, sparks flashbacks to the birth of their three children.

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Oops is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Oops Dec 22 1982 - Unable to face her own mother, Mallory's pregnant friend Cindy Sullivan confides in Elyse, whose advice to the teenager seems to backfire - and causes a rift between Mallory and Elyse. Mallory ...more

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Sherry Baby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Sherry Baby Jan 12 1983 - When popular sorority girl Sherry Marshall befriends Mallory to get close to Alex, Mallory brings them together in hopes of joining Pi Nu but her plan backfires. Mallory's thrilled when Sherry ...more

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Margin of Error is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Margin of Error Feb 09 1983 - Alex amasses a bundle by playing the stock market on paper for his economics class, and courts disaster by secretly investing his father's money. Even broker Dan Matthews, who takes Alex's class ...more

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French Lessons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
French Lessons Feb 16 1983 - Mallory's handsome but shy French tutor, Jeff, finally musters up the nerve to ask her out and then courts disaster by enlistening Alex's advice on how to behave on the date.

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I Gotta Be Ming is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
I Gotta Be Ming Feb 23 1983 - As ""Big Brother"" to a 10-year-old Vietnamese boy, Alex tries to mold Ming into his own image, and he learns an unforgettable lesson when he breaks a promise to the adoring

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Suzanne Takes You Down is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Suzanne Takes You Down Mar 16 1983 - Soon after free lance architect Elyse Keaton hires her friend Suzanne Davis to handle clerical chores, she wants to fire the under-qualified, overly aggressive secretary, but Suzanne's marriage ...more

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The Fifth Wheel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
The Fifth Wheel Mar 28 1983 - Alex gets stuck babysitting for his little sister Jennifer, who is fed up with feeling in the way at his poker game and decides to disappear.

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Stage Fright (a.k.a.) Video J... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Stage Fright (a.k.a.) Video Jitters Apr 04 1983 - While gearing up to face the TV cameras as captain of his high school's team on "Quiz Off," Alex panics at first when a teammate drops out. He then launches a major tutoring program ...more

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Elyse D'Arc is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Elyse D'Arc Apr 11 1983 - In her zeal for good causes Elyse devotes so much energy to committee work that a neglected Steven feels shortchanged. Ecstatic to have won an award for his public television documentary, Steven ...more

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The Fugitive (1) is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
The Fugitive (1) Jan 19 1983 - Elyse's younger brother, Ned, a go-getting corporate executive who is Alex's idol, pays a surprise visit and puzzles everyone with his cloak-and-dagger behavior. Ned claims to be on vacation and ...more

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The Fugitive (2) is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
The Fugitive (2) Jan 26 1983 - With the FBI hot on Ned's heels for embezzling $4-1/2 million in corporate funds, Elyse's ethical brother and Alex's idol tells the family why and where he hid the money and flees with Alex, ...more

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Tender is the Knight is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Tender is the Knight Sep 28 1983 - When pretty Carrie Newman and her mother Julia come to visit the Keaton's, Carrie's forward behavior sends Alex into a panic.

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The Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
The Homecoming Oct 12 1983 - When Mallory's boyfriend Jeff arrives home from college and wants to go steady, she's elated, but it's soon apparent that he's a little awed by school and merely grasping at the familiar and she ...more

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The Harder They Fall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
The Harder They Fall Oct 19 1983 - Alex anxiously awaits a crucial college recommendation from his English teacher and urges Steven and Elyse to butter Mr. Tedesco up on parents' nite at school - but the obnoxious Tedesco is so ...more

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This Year's Model is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
This Year's Model Oct 26 1983 - After Mallory secretly submits a picture of Elyse and herself to an ad agency for a mother-daughter modeling contest, she's ecstatic to have won but dismayed and jealous when the reluctant Elyse ...more

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Speed Trap is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Speed Trap Nov 09 1983 - When Alex takes diet pills for a lift during mid-terms, his dependency level increases daily. Alex is studying for several tests and convinces Mallory to obtain diet pills to help him stay ...more

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Sweet Lorraine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Sweet Lorraine Nov 16 1983 - While working as a DJ at the school radio station, Alex strikes up a telephone friendship with caller Lorraine Ferrar, who shares his love of swing music, and he and the attractive 40-year-old ...more

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Batter Up is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Batter Up Nov 30 1983 - Steven and Elyse worry that Alex, who is the new coach of Jennifer's softball team, is pushing the girls too hard when Jennifer fails to jog all the way home he orders her to do 20 extra ...more

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A Keaton Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
A Keaton Christmas Carol Dec 14 1983 - A cynical Alex finds the spirit of Christmas in a dream, when he's shown shocking visions of the past and future by ghosts of Mallory and Jennifer. While the family enjoys trimming the tree, ...more

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To Snatch a Keith is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
To Snatch a Keith Dec 21 1983 - Steven and Elyse realize how lucky they are when their friends come over for a visit, but are unaware that it will be for the last time. Divorced ""Sunday father"" Richard ...more

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Birthday Boy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Birthday Boy Jan 05 1984 - On his 18th birthday, Alex defies his mother and goes off with some of his buddies to celebrate at an out-of-town niteclub, and to his dismay, the irate Elyse shows up and confronts him.

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Go Tigers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Go Tigers Jan 12 1984 - Alex is both amazed and furious when a critical admissions interview at Princeton University is shattered by his hysterical sister Mallory, who feels her anger over discovering her boyfriend ...more

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Say Uncle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Say Uncle Jan 26 1984 - Alex discovers that his idol, young Uncle Ned, has a serious drinking problem when the bright, but ill-fated corporate whiz kid returns for a visit after losing another job.

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Ladies' Man is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Ladies' Man Feb 02 1984 - Alex pretends to support the Equal Rights Amendment to impress a pretty feminist and winds up behind bars after championing the cause at a debate that turns into a riot. To get a date with Deena ...more

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Ready or Not is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Ready or Not Feb 09 1984 - Mallory turns to Alex for some advice when she begins to fear she'll lose her new boyfriend unless she agrees to his pleas for a more ""adult"" romance. Sixteen-year-old ...more

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Double Date is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Double Date Feb 16 1984 - Alex courts disaster when he invites two dates to the senior prom and devises an elaborate scheme for escorting each of the unknowing girls on a night to remember. Prom chairman Alex is all set ...more

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Lady Sings the Blues is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Lady Sings the Blues Feb 23 1984 - Excited at the prospect of reviving her folk-singing career at a local niteclub, Elyse faces the skepticism of Alex and Mallory and an audience unattuned to the songs of the sixties. Though ...more

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Baby Boy Doe is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Baby Boy Doe Mar 08 1984 - When Alex's pal Skippy discovers he's adopted, Alex helps him cope with the shocking news and accompanies the nervous teenager on a memorable meeting with his real mother.

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The Graduate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
The Graduate Mar 15 1984 - Alex is so sure that he will be named valedictorian of his class that he can't cope with the thought of being defeated by a girl especially his girl so his budding romance with Rachel is ...more

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Diary of a Young Girl is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of Family Ties Episodes
Diary of a Young Girl May 03 1984 - In the hospital awaiting a tonsillectomy, Jennifer fears she may never see her family again and, while writing in her diary, she flashes back to regrettable incidents with each family member. ...more