TV Episodes Full List of Growing Pains Episodes

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Below is a complete Growing Pains episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Growing Pains episodes are listed along with the Growing Pains episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Growing Pains 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. This poll features “Daddy Mike,” “Divorce Story” and more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Growing Pains episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

Seaver Family Reunion Created just for the Season One DVD, "Seaver Family Reunion: S'mores and More" brings together the first-season main cast with writer/producer Tim O'Donnell for a half-hour backyard ...more

Unaired Pilot Scenes Deleted scenes from the show's original pilot, which featured Elizabeth Ward as Carol Seaver, instead of Gold. Included on the Season One DVD set.

Larry King Live Reunion

Gag Reel

Return of the Seavers Oct 16 2004 - Now that Seaver children are out of the house, the Seaver parents, Jason and Maggie, attempt to sell their house, because they want to retire. They both have their own idea about what they want ...more

E! True Hollywood Story Growing Pains

The Growing Pains Movie Nov 25 2000 - This movie takes place eight years after the Growing Pains series finale where the Seavers are in their new house. Mike finally married and adopted children, all adopted from countries around ...more

Charity Begins at Home Feb 18 1986 - Ben gives Jason a very expensive birthday present, causing speculation on how he can possibly afford it.

Dirt Bike Dec 03 1985 - Mike hurts more than his pride when he takes a nasty fall off a dirt bike that he promised his parents he wouldn't go near.

Extra Lap May 13 1986 - Mike's practical-joker uncle Bob visits from the hereafter.

Carol's Crush Nov 26 1985 - Carol develops a crush on a family friend, who thinks of her as his little sister.

Standardized Test Dec 05 1985 - Mike doodles on his aptitude test and winds up with an IQ score of 27.

Superdad! Oct 29 1985 - Maggie accuses Jason of monopolizing the children.

Slice of Life II Jan 21 1986 - Maggie casually mentions to Jason that she might be pregnant; Mike acts as a weekend servant to Ben; and Carol wants to divorce her class-project husband.

The Anniversary That Never Was Mar 04 1986 - Maggie's assignment interferes with anniversary plans.

First Blood Jan 14 1986 - Jason faces off against Ben's hockey coach, who's teaching the boys to play dirty; Mike learns ballroom dancing.

Jealousy Oct 08 1985 - Jason fumes when Maggie spends long hours on a toxic waste story with handsome co-worker Fred.

Springsteen Oct 01 1985 - Jason embarrasses Mike at a Bruce Springsteen concert when they are interviewed together.

Reputation Feb 25 1986 - Mike writes test answers on his shoe soles.

Mike's Madonna Story Nov 05 1985 - Mike's infatuation with a Madonna look-alike worries Maggie.

Pilot Sep 24 1985 - Maggie goes back to work as a journalist, prompting psychologist Jason to move his office into their home so he can keep his eye on the kids. Things don't get off to a great start: the first ...more

Slice of Life Nov 19 1985 - Coming across a compatibility test in Jason's office, Maggie decides she and Jason should fill it out, but her answers don't tab with his. Meanwhile, Mike feigns interest in karate when his real ...more

Be a Man Mar 11 1986 - Custodian Mike watches a wild party explode in his home.

The Love Song of M. Aaron Seaver Jan 07 1986 - Mike backs out of the family-bowling match so he can date a snobbish girlfriend.

Career Decision May 06 1986 - Reporter Maggie and psychiatrist Jason both face important career decisions.

A Christmas Story Dec 10 1985 - A depressed department store Santa consulting Jason decides to commit suicide by leaping down the Seavers' chimney.

Carol's Article Oct 15 1985 - Maggie gives an honest assessment of Carol's writing of an article for her school magazine; Mike and Ben discover track betting.

Weekend Fantasy Nov 12 1985 - Jason and Maggie want to go to a mountain lodge for a weekend, but are reluctant to leave the kids alone.

The Seavers vs. the Cleavers Jan 28 1986 - The PTA head rejects the Seavers as dance chaperones.

My Brother, Myself Feb 24 1987 - Mike plays Cupid for smitten Ben and his baby sitter.

Born Free Mar 31 1987 - Airlines passengers Jason and Mike must deliver a baby.

Carnival Mar 10 1987 - Maggie's busy schedule leaves Ben feeling neglected.

Jason and the Cruisers Sep 30 1986 - Maggie plans a surprise reunion for Jason's college rock band.

The Long Goodbye May 05 1987 - Maggie wants Jason to fire the elderly handyman he hired to fix the furnace, but he refuses because the man is a friend.

The Kid Dec 16 1986 - Ben invites a street girl home for the holidays.

Thank You, Willie Nelson Feb 03 1987 - Maggie's quarreling parents come to visit the Seavers.

Confidentially Yours May 19 1987 - Jason knows the editor offering Maggie a dream job is a notorious womanizer.

Call Me Nov 11 1986 - Ben has been calling an X-rated phone service.

Some Enchanted Evening Jan 27 1987 - The winter formal causes opposite problems for Carol and Mike.

Jimmy Durante Died for Your Sins Mar 03 1987 - Carol wants to use radio-contest winnings on a nose job.

The Awful Truth Mar 17 1987 - A genealogy assignment unearths a dark family secret.

Fast Times at Dewey High Oct 21 1986 - A new school year brings boredom, bullies, and romantic mix-ups.

Do You Believe in Magic? Dec 02 1986 - A con man sells Mike a ""magic"" rock.

Employee of the Month Nov 18 1986 - Fired Mike hides the truth from his parents.

Jason's Rib Dec 09 1986 - A proposed school dress code puts Maggie and Jason at odds.

Choices Jan 13 1987 - Carol has the chance to skip a high-school grade.

Long Day's Journey Into Night Oct 28 1986 - A cheerleader befriends Carol solely to meet Mike.

Higher Education Jan 20 1987 - A girl raises a grade for Mike, then demands payment.

Thank God It's Friday Feb 10 1987 - Mike and his friends go to a college party and have to decide whether to use drugs or not.

The Breakfast Club Jan 06 1987 - Grounded liar Mike hears Maggie fibbing to her boss.