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Below is a complete Thirtysomething episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Thirtysomething episodes are listed along with the Thirtysomething episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Thirtysomething 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. Items featured on this poll include everything from “Business as Usual” to “Success.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Thirtysomething episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

1
Weaning Dec 08 1987 - Sensing baby Janey's decreasing dependency on her, depressed Hope decides to go back to work.

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Pilot Sep 29 1987 - Hope and Michael Steadman are still adjusting to parenthood while struggling with money problems and best-friend crises. After some intercut scenes of a courtship, wedding and pregnancy, we see ...more

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The Parents Are Coming, the Parents Are Coming Oct 06 1987 - Hope's anxiety over her parents' impending visit taxes everyone's patience. Hope gets devastating news: Her parents are coming to visit in two days! The Steadmans hope Gary can fix their ...more

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Housewarming Oct 13 1987 - Michael and Hope race to renovate their crumbling mansion for a huge housewarming party.

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Couples Oct 27 1987 - A night out with friends degenerates as Nancy and Elliot's marital woes become apparent.

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But Not for Me Nov 03 1987 - Gary and Melissa rekindle their affair; Michael and Hope's first date in months is a disaster.

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We Gather Together Nov 17 1987 - Hope and Michael plan a quiet Thanksgiving but learn friends are counting on being invited.

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Nice Work If You Can Get It Dec 01 1987 - Before a deadline, Michael and Elliot wrestle with a creativity block; Ellyn develops a crush on an associate.

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I'll Be Home for Christmas Dec 15 1987 - Michael and Hope argue about whether their infant's first holiday should be Christmas or Hanukkah. A famous photographer shows interest in Melissa's work.

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South by Southeast Jan 05 1988 - It's a Hitchcockian nightmare as Gary falls in love; as the romance progresses, he begins receiving a series of threats against his life.

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Therapy Jan 12 1988 - Elliot and Nancy seek professional help for their troubled marriage; Michael finds it hard to keep it a secret.

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Competition Jan 19 1988 - Michael's jealousy is aroused when an important client make it clear he prefers Elliot. Meanwhile, Hope and Nancy try to come to terms with computers.

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Separation Jan 26 1988 - Elliot temporarily moves in with Michael and Hope after separating from Nancy.

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I'm in Love, I'm in Love, I'm in Love with a Wonderful Gynecologist Feb 02 1988 - Competing for the attention of the same man jeopardizes the new found friendship between Ellyn and Melissa.

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Business as Usual Feb 09 1988 - Michael's hopes for a joyous reunion with his father are destroyed when he discovers the real reason for the visit.

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Accounts Receivable Mar 01 1988 - A rocky relationship between Michael and his brother Brad is further strained when Michael learns the family business is almost bankrupt.

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Whose Forest Is This? Mar 15 1988 - Nancy and Elliot's separation takes its toll on their son; Elliot prepares for a blind date with a chiropractor.

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Nancy's First Date Mar 22 1988 - Melissa's burgeoning romance slows when she learns he doesn't want any more kids. Nancy has her first date since the separation.

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Undone Apr 12 1988 - Michael's old girlfriend from college pays a visit.

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Tenure May 03 1988 - Gary evaluates the fate of his academic career as he undergoes tenure review at the college. Ellyn learns her building is going co-op, leaving her to decide whether to buy her apartment.

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Born to Be Mild May 10 1988 - Ellyn and Woodman's weekend is ruined when they are forced to babysit Janey.

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We'll Meet Again Dec 06 1988 - As she and Michael argue about her working and having another child, Hope learns about some previous tenants of their house. Hope is making tentative moves toward returning to work full-time. ...more

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In Re: the Marriage of Weston Dec 13 1988 - Things get complicated between Elliot and Nancy as they moved toward finalizing their divorce. They both try to establish new relationships. Scenes of Elliot and Nancy's courtship are intercut ...more

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The Mike Van Dyke Show Dec 20 1988 - As Christmas and Hanukkah near, Hope suffers a minor injury and an unknown illness. Michael has a crisis of faith and imagines his life as a 1960's TV sitcom. Michael and Hope are negotiating ...more

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Trust Me Jan 03 1989 - Melissa and Gary consider having a child together. Gary volunteers his time at a social services center, where he is irritated by and attracted to a brusque administrator. Gary and Melissa's ...more

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No Promises Jan 10 1989 - Ellyn tries to deal with the shock of her parents' divorce and her growing estrangement from Woodman. Ellyn is shocked to receive a call from her father asking her to lunch. With Hope and Nancy, ...more

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Politics Jan 17 1989 - CAPSULE: Michael takes on a client that he, his wife and his friends find repugnant. Gary and Susannah's odd relationship continues to grow. At a diner with Hope, Gary, Elliot and Melissa, ...more

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Success Jan 31 1989 - Melissa gets a job working with Carly Simon. Michael and Elliot face losing their business. Melissa is excited--Russell has shown some of her work around and he might be able to get her the job ...more

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First Day / Last Day Feb 07 1989 - Flashback scenes of Michael and Elliot meeting, working together, and forming their own company are interspersed with the present-day dissolution of the Michael and Elliot Company. The two have ...more

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About Last Night Feb 14 1989 - Gary and Susannah try to figure out what to do when they finds out that she's pregnant. Nancy misses a publishing deadline for her book.

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Elliot's Dad Feb 28 1989 - CAPSULE: Elliot gets involved with his wayward father. Ethan suffers an injury. Elliot goes to see his divorced father Charlie who is in town. Charlie introduces him to a woman friend, Roberta ...more

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Payment Due Mar 07 1989 - CAPSULE: Ellyn's work and personal life take a great toll on her, both physically and emotionally. Ellyn has been suffering from an unknown stomach ailment but she tells Woodman and Hope that's ...more

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Deliverance Mar 21 1989 - CAPSULE: Ellyn, Nancy, Hope and Melissa go on a cathartic camping trip. Melissa gets some camping equipment as a payoff for a photo shoot and the gang makes plans to take a camping trip to the ...more

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Michael Writes a Story Apr 04 1989 - Michael takes a creative writing class, as does Nancy. Michael incurs Nancy's wrath when he writes about something he heard about her in confidence from Elliot. Also, Michael and Elliot get new ...more

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New Job Apr 11 1989 - CAPSULE: Hope suffers a miscarriage just as Michael and Elliot begin work for Miles Drentell at DAA. Elliot and Michael are in Miles Drentell's office interviewing for jobs at DAA. While they ...more

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Be a Good Girl Apr 25 1989 - CAPSULE: Melissa must deal with her aging grandmother who wants her to take over her business. Melissa is preparing to go to her parents for a birthday dinner for herself, her mother Elaine and ...more

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Courting Nancy May 02 1989 - CAPSULE: Nancy pursues her relationship with Matt, but Elliot makes a concerted effort to win her back. Elliot returns the kids to Nancy and has an awkward meeting with her new boyfriend Matt ...more

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Best of Enemies May 16 1989 - CAPSULE: Hope is writing an article that could affect Susannah's Race St. Project, driving a wedge between her and Gary. Gary and Susannah are proceeding with preparations for parenthood. ...more

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Strangers Nov 07 1989 - CAPSULE: Melissa must come to terms with the problems she has over the age difference with Lee. Their relationship is paralleled by a new one between Russell Weller and Peter Montefiore. Russell ...more

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Nancy's Mom Sep 19 1989 - CAPSULE: Nancy's and Elliot move closer to a reconciliation, to the disapproval of her visiting mother Eleanor. Elliot and Nancy are spending an evening at Michael and Hope's talking about ...more

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Love and Sex Oct 03 1989 - CAPSULE: While she and Michael are having problems of their own, Hope gets involved in the love life of her teenaged babysitter. Hope and Michael arrive home early while their teenaged ...more

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Mr. Right Oct 10 1989 - CAPSULE: Ellyn and Melissa try using a video dating service. Melissa is unexpectedly attracted to a younger man she meets. Ethan must kiss a girl in the school play. Ellyn and Melissa are ...more

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New Baby Oct 24 1989 - CAPSULE: Susannah and Gary become new parents after a difficult delivery. Melissa has a hard time accepting Gary's new status. In a story told in reverse, the opening scene has Susannah in the ...more

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Legacy Oct 31 1989 - Elliot and Michael have a close encounter with disaster on an airplane. Hope's employer, the magazine Synergy, is being taken over and will curtain its environmental watchdog activities. At a ...more

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Pilgrims Nov 21 1989 - CAPSULE: Elliot reunites with his family, but Ethan is still full of anxiety which manifests itself as fear for his safety. Elliot moves back in his house with his wife and children on a busy ...more

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The Burning Bush Nov 28 1989 - CAPSULE: Ellyn takes steps toward starting an affair with Jeffrey Milgrom. Hope begins work on an environmental project. Ellyn and Hope's present-day relationship is compared to the one they had ...more

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New Parents Dec 05 1989 - CAPSULE: Gary's decision to quit teaching and stay at home with his new baby causes a conflict between him and his mother. Gary and Susannah's new baby Emma cries for twelve hours and they can't ...more

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Michael's Campaign Dec 12 1989 - CAPSULE: Michael crosses swords with the creative director at DAA. Hope gets more involved with her environmental project. At DAA, Michael and Elliot attend a ""war council"" ...more

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Pulling Away Jan 09 1990 - CAPSULE: Michael is given more responsibility at DAA, causing friction between him and Elliot. Hope also has to take some responsibility with the anti-incinerator campaign. Michael and Eliot are ...more

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Another Country Jan 16 1990 - CAPSULE: Just as her children's book is published, Nancy is diagnosed with ovarian cancer. On a typical madhouse morning at the Weston house, Nancy is experiencing some back pain. Later when she ...more