Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Aug 31, 1976
Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Aug 31, 1976
Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Sep 29, 1976
Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Oct 6, 1976
Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Oct 13, 1976
Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Oct 20, 1976
Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Oct 27, 1976
Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Nov 6, 1976
Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Nov 13, 1976
Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Nov 20, 1976
Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Nov 27, 1976
Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Dec 4, 1976
Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Dec 11, 1976
Alice is not happy when she receives word that her mother-in-law, Rose Hyatt, is coming for a visit. She quickly gets annoyed at Rose's overbearing nature.
Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Dec 18, 1976
When Rose's visit looks to be turning into a permanent situation, Alice calls her father-in-law, Charlie and begs him to take Rose back.
Episode: 1x14 | Airdate: Dec 25, 1976
Alice discovers that Vera's new beau is married with a child, before she can tell Vera, she announces her engagement.
Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Jan 15, 1977
Mel falls for a hitchhiker who decides to continue on to California, leaving Alice to console Mel. She soon finds that Mel seems to have may have moved on, to her.
Episode: 1x16 | Airdate: Jan 22, 1977
When Mel takes a trip to Las Vegas, he leaves the keys to his treasured car. Flo borrows the car for a quick errand, but gets in an accident. The waitresses try to hide the fact form Mel when he returns early.
Episode: 1x17 | Airdate: Jan 29, 1977
Episode: 1x18 | Airdate: Feb 5, 1977
Episode: 1x19 | Airdate: Feb 12, 1977
Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: Feb 26, 1977
Episode: 1x21 | Airdate: Mar 5, 1977
Episode: 1x22 | Airdate: Mar 12, 1977
Episode: 1x23 | Airdate: Mar 19, 1977
Episode: 1x24 | Airdate: Mar 26, 1977
Alice is given the chance to star in a television commercial for Mel's diner.
Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Oct 2, 1977
Alice encounters a flasher and Flo faces a handsome ex-husband who wants another divorce.
Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Oct 9, 1977
Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Oct 23, 1977
Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 30, 1977
Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Nov 6, 1977
Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Nov 13, 1977
Alice discovers that one of the diner's regulars may be a gangster.
Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Dec 4, 1977
Mel injures his back at Alice's apartment and has to stay there for two weeks.
Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Dec 11, 1977
Alice and Vera are stunned when it seems that Flo and Mel have become more than friends, but both go to Alice to try and break off the new relationship.
Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Dec 18, 1977
Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Jan 1, 1978
Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Jan 8, 1978
Flo's vanity fights with her need to get glasses. When she finally agrees, J.V. tells her he is married. Flo is convinced it is because of the glasses.
Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Jan 15, 1978
A high school basketball player falls for Alice when Tommy invites him over for dinner. He slips into depression when she refuses to go to the prom with him.
Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Jan 22, 1978
Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Jan 29, 1978
Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Feb 5, 1978
Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Feb 12, 1978
An investigative reporter who fears for his life takes refuge in Mel's Diner.
Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Feb 19, 1978
Flo is excited that her latest boyfriend has been wining and dining her and lavishing her with expensive gifts. Alice is excited for Flo but she is in for a shock she learns that he intends to make Flo his fourth wife and have her join his harem.
Episode: 2x18 | Airdate: Feb 26, 1978
Episode: 2x19 | Airdate: Mar 5, 1978
Episode: 2x20 | Airdate: Mar 12, 1978
Episode: 2x21 | Airdate: Mar 19, 1978
Episode: 2x22 | Airdate: Mar 26, 1978
Mel learns that his diner will be a meal stop on a bus route.
Episode: 2x23 | Airdate: Apr 2, 1978
The diner has lost money and Mel's accountant suggests he fire one of the waitresses. It soon becomes a competition to see who won't get fired.
Episode: 2x24 | Airdate: Apr 9, 1978
Vera is convinced that a Native American's prediction that an earthquake will rock Phoenix will come true and everyone is rattled, particularly Alice who has never experienced an earthquake before.
Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Sep 24, 1978
Mel boasts that he could do a better job at raising Tommy, and a frustrated Alice allows him Tommy to move in with him and try.
Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Oct 1, 1978
Mel sells his old car to the waitresses, then tries to get it back when he gets a better offer.
Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Oct 8, 1978
Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Oct 15, 1978
Vera has been going to the movies with new beau Brian, and lets slip she may move in with him. Alice and Flo are afraid she is moving too fast when she refuses to bring him to the diner to meet everyone.
Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Oct 22, 1978
The waitresses come together to help Mel quit gambling by giving up their own vices after they discover that he lost his car to his bookie.
Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Oct 29, 1978
Prompted by Vera's high-school reunion, Flo decides to go to night school.
Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Nov 5, 1978
Alice is left in charge as Mel decides to take a nap in the storeroom. She finds herself face to face with a pistol waving robber who demands all the money.
Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Nov 11, 1978
Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Nov 19, 1978
Mel has troubles with turkeys when he stays open on Thanksgiving.
Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Nov 26, 1978
Mel fires Alice when she takes a job as a singing messenger to finance Tommy's education.
Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Dec 3, 1978
No one believes that Vera has ESP until she successfully predicts five events.
Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Dec 10, 1978
Alice causes problems for Tommy when she starts dating his high-school principal.
Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Dec 31, 1978
Episode: 3x14 | Airdate: Jan 14, 1979
Alice and her boyfriend offer Flo and Vera tickets to a charity ball.
Episode: 3x15 | Airdate: Jan 21, 1979
Mel's brother, an old flame of Flo's, shows up after his third divorce.
Episode: 3x16 | Airdate: Jan 28, 1979
Alice and Tommy argue over his constant phone usage calling his new girlfriend. When she grounds him, both Tommy and his girlfriend run away from home.
Episode: 3x17 | Airdate: Feb 5, 1979
Mel's pushy mother, Carrie, stops by Phoenix to visit her son and announces that she plans to stay for the entire winter. Mel quickly finds that living with his mother again is too close for comfort but is unable to stand up to her.
Episode: 3x18 | Airdate: Feb 18, 1979
Episode: 3x19 | Airdate: Feb 25, 1979
Episode: 3x20 | Airdate: Mar 11, 1979
Episode: 3x21 | Airdate: Mar 11, 1979
Episode: 3x22 | Airdate: Mar 18, 1979
Alice auditions for a role in a local theatrical production and winds up falling for the director.
Episode: 3x23 | Airdate: Mar 25, 1979
Episode: 3x24 | Airdate: Apr 1, 1979
Flo's cool reception of her visiting father shocks Alice and Vera.
Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Sep 23, 1979
Telly Savalas stops into the diner to use the phone, but only Vera is there to witness it. No one believes her and she quits in a huff.
Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Sep 30, 1979
Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Oct 7, 1979
Mel proposes to his girlfriend, Marie. He then worries and decides to get a prenuptial agreement drawn up, but Marie refuses to sign.
Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Oct 21, 1979
Tommy develops a crush on Vera after going out on a ``date'' with her.
Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Oct 28, 1979
Flo's romance sours when she refuses to give her new boyfriend what he wants -- Mel's secret chili recipe.
Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Nov 4, 1979
Alice is shocked to learn that her new beau is posing nude in art classes.
Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Nov 11, 1979
Bedridden from a bad back, Mel lets his mother run the diner and she doubles the business.
Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Nov 18, 1979
The girls want to go when Mel is invited to cook his chili on the ``Dinah Shore'' show.
Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Dec 2, 1979
Alice, Flo and Vera are surprised by the arrival of Mel and his date when they retreat to a cabin for a weekend.
Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Dec 9, 1979
Vera finds out that she is a distant cousin of Art Carney. Mel decides that he wants Art to endorse his chili and call it Chili con Carney.
Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Dec 23, 1979
Mel saves Christmas for all of his friends when he turns into a real Santa Claus.
Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Jan 6, 1980
Flo tries to prove to her new boyfriend that she can drive a semi.
Episode: 4x13 | Airdate: Jan 13, 1980
Tommy appears on a talk show and calls Mel a cheapskate, Alice a nag, and says that Flo is the person he most admires. Vera is upset when she isn't even mentioned.
Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Jan 27, 1980
Mel sparks a controversy when he installs a punch clock in the diner.
Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Feb 3, 1980
Mel is excited when he hears that his mother plans on remarrying until he meets his new step father, who is his age.
Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Feb 10, 1980
Flo saves the day for tux-less Tommy when she outfits him for a dance.
Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Feb 17, 1980
After his wife walks out on him, Mel's old Army buddy turns up at the diner.
Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Feb 24, 1980
Flo has mixed emotions about accepting a fantastic job in another city.
Episode: 4x19 | Airdate: Mar 2, 1980
Alice and Vera beg Mel to hire a replacement for Flo, meanwhile the diner gets a visit from past waitress Belle, an aspiring song writer.
Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: Mar 9, 1980
Episode: 4x21 | Airdate: Mar 16, 1980
Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: Mar 23, 1980
Episode: 4x23 | Airdate: Mar 30, 1980
Episode: 4x24 | Airdate: Apr 6, 1980
Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Nov 2, 1980
Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Nov 9, 1980
Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Nov 16, 1980
Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Nov 16, 1980
Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Nov 23, 1980
Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Nov 30, 1980
Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Dec 7, 1980
Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Dec 21, 1980
Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Jan 4, 1981
Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Jan 11, 1981
Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Jan 18, 1981
Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Feb 1, 1981
Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Feb 8, 1981
Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Feb 15, 1981
Episode: 5x15 | Airdate: Feb 22, 1981
Episode: 5x16 | Airdate: Mar 8, 1981
Episode: 5x17 | Airdate: Mar 15, 1981
Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: Mar 29, 1981
Episode: 5x19 | Airdate: Apr 5, 1981
Episode: 5x20 | Airdate: May 3, 1981
Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: Oct 4, 1981
Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Oct 11, 1981
Vera becomes depressed when she realizes she has worked at Mel's for 8 years. She decides to leave her mark on the world by competing for the world record in tap dance endurance.
Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Oct 18, 1981
Mel gives asylum to a defecting towel boy for the Russian ballet.
Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: Oct 25, 1981
Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Nov 8, 1981
Episode: 6x06 | Airdate: Nov 15, 1981
Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Nov 29, 1981
Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Dec 6, 1981
Episode: 6x09 | Airdate: Dec 20, 1981
Episode: 6x10 | Airdate: Dec 27, 1981
Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Jan 3, 1982
Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: Jan 17, 1982
Episode: 6x13 | Airdate: Jan 31, 1982
Episode: 6x14 | Airdate: Feb 7, 1982
Episode: 6x15 | Airdate: Feb 14, 1982
It's Valentine's Day and everyone in the diner is planning on spending the evening with their dates.
Episode: 6x16 | Airdate: Feb 21, 1982
Full of self-confidence, Vera is left in charge of the diner for a few minutes.
Episode: 6x17 | Airdate: Mar 7, 1982
Episode: 6x18 | Airdate: Mar 14, 1982
Episode: 6x19 | Airdate: Mar 21, 1982
Episode: 6x20 | Airdate: Apr 4, 1982
Episode: 6x21 | Airdate: Apr 11, 1982
Episode: 6x22 | Airdate: Apr 18, 1982
Episode: 6x23 | Airdate: May 2, 1982
Episode: 6x24 | Airdate: May 16, 1982
Episode: 7x01 | Airdate: Oct 6, 1982
Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Oct 13, 1982
Episode: 7x03 | Airdate: Oct 20, 1982
Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Oct 27, 1982
Episode: 7x05 | Airdate: Nov 3, 1982
Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Nov 10, 1982
Episode: 7x07 | Airdate: Jan 9, 1983
Episode: 7x08 | Airdate: Jan 16, 1983
Episode: 7x09 | Airdate: Feb 28, 1983
Episode: 7x10 | Airdate: Mar 7, 1983
Episode: 7x11 | Airdate: Mar 14, 1983
Episode: 7x12 | Airdate: Mar 21, 1983
Episode: 7x13 | Airdate: Mar 28, 1983
Episode: 7x14 | Airdate: Apr 11, 1983
Episode: 7x15 | Airdate: Apr 17, 1983
Episode: 7x16 | Airdate: Apr 24, 1983
Episode: 7x17 | Airdate: May 1, 1983
Episode: 7x18 | Airdate: May 15, 1983
Episode: 7x19 | Airdate: May 22, 1983
Episode: 7x20 | Airdate: May 29, 1983
Episode: 7x21 | Airdate: Jun 5, 1983
Episode: 7x22 | Airdate: Jun 12, 1983
Episode: 7x23 | Airdate: Sep 18, 1983
Episode: 8x01 | Airdate: Oct 2, 1983
Episode: 8x02 | Airdate: Oct 9, 1983
Episode: 8x03 | Airdate: Oct 16, 1983
Episode: 8x04 | Airdate: Oct 23, 1983
Episode: 8x05 | Airdate: Oct 30, 1983
Episode: 8x06 | Airdate: Nov 6, 1983
Episode: 8x07 | Airdate: Nov 20, 1983
Episode: 8x08 | Airdate: Nov 20, 1983
Episode: 8x09 | Airdate: Dec 18, 1983
Episode: 8x10 | Airdate: Dec 25, 1983
Episode: 8x11 | Airdate: Jan 1, 1984
Episode: 8x12 | Airdate: Jan 8, 1984
Episode: 8x13 | Airdate: Jan 15, 1984
Episode: 8x14 | Airdate: Jan 29, 1984
Episode: 8x15 | Airdate: Feb 12, 1984
Episode: 8x16 | Airdate: Mar 4, 1984
Episode: 8x17 | Airdate: Mar 11, 1984
Episode: 8x18 | Airdate: Mar 18, 1984
Episode: 8x19 | Airdate: Mar 25, 1984
Episode: 8x20 | Airdate: Apr 1, 1984
Jolene's whirlwind wedding plans come unglued when she becomes stuck to Mel.
Episode: 8x21 | Airdate: Apr 15, 1984
Elliot ignores Vera while he plays the piano for his friends.
Episode: 8x22 | Airdate: May 13, 1984
Episode: 8x23 | Airdate: May 20, 1984
Episode: 9x01 | Airdate: Oct 14, 1984
Episode: 9x02 | Airdate: Oct 28, 1984
Episode: 9x03 | Airdate: Nov 4, 1984
Episode: 9x04 | Airdate: Nov 18, 1984
Episode: 9x05 | Airdate: Nov 25, 1984
Episode: 9x06 | Airdate: Dec 16, 1984
Episode: 9x07 | Airdate: Dec 23, 1984
Episode: 9x08 | Airdate: Jan 8, 1985
Episode: 9x09 | Airdate: Jan 15, 1985
Episode: 9x10 | Airdate: Jan 22, 1985
Episode: 9x11 | Airdate: Jan 29, 1985
Episode: 9x12 | Airdate: Feb 5, 1985
Episode: 9x13 | Airdate: Feb 6, 1985
Vera and Elliot rent their spare room to their tyranical one-time landlady.
Episode: 9x14 | Airdate: Mar 5, 1985
Mel offers to train Jolene when she decides to try out for a spot on a women's basketball team.
Episode: 9x15 | Airdate: Mar 12, 1985
Elliot quits the police force after he accidentally shoots himself.
Episode: 9x16 | Airdate: Mar 19, 1985