Bob gives up most of his private practice to become the staff psychologist at Loggers Casualty Insurance Company—a move he soon regrets.
When Bob takes two of his therapy groups on a marathon session up at a mountain retreat, the groups’ problems are the last thing that get discussed.
Bob’s busy work schedule and Emily’s master’s degree studying cause the couple to decide that it would be a good idea to live apart.
Before Howard introduces Ellen to young Howie, he tries to mold her into the type of mother his son will like.
Jerry hires an elderly temporary receptionist who can’t keep anything straight—not even Bob’s name!
Emily helps organize a children’s summer camp, then tries to persuade Bob to be one of the counselors.
Bob is losing his confidence just as fast as he’s losing his patients, so he finally takes Emily’s advice and goes to see a psychologist.
Bob runs for chairman of the local school board against an incumbent that no one has seen at a board meeting for the last six months.
Bob feels he has a good chance to win the annual Urology Research Mixed-Doubles Tennis Tournament—until he learns his partner is Emily.
The Hartley’s wonderful Thanksgiving with Bob’s parents gets derailed when Emily’s parents show up unannounced.
Bob decides to follow his own advice regarding honesty, which promptly gets him in trouble with two dinner guests and Emily.
Bob breaks his own long-standing rule when he agrees to counsel a friend of Emily’s who’s having martial problems.
Jerry nearly destroys his friendships with both Bob and Howard when he tries to borrow money to buy a motorcycle.
Howard’s insecurities suffer a beating when Ellen’s ex-fiancé, the handsome and debonair John Tobin, arrives in town to win Ellen back.
Jerry decides to give up his dental practice for a life of romance and adventure with his former girlfriend in Tahiti.
Jerry convinces all the doctors to form a co-op so they can treat each other for free—an idea that, unfortunately, doesn’t work out as planned.
Carol announces that she’s going to marry her eccentric writer boyfriend despite the fact that everyone thinks he’s a little weird.
When the ceiling in his office collapses, Bob attempts to conduct his therapy sessions at home.