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Episode List


Season 1

4 Oct. 1961
The First Day
Mrs. G finds she has a lot to learn and to contribute on her first day of college.
11 Oct. 1961
First Test
An upcoming chemistry test is causing a lot of stress for Sarah and her much younger fellow student.
18 Oct. 1961
Sam's Car
Mrs. G needs to sell her old '39 LaSalle automobile to make room for her son-in-law's new hobby in the garage.
25 Oct. 1961
Lonely Sunday
Everyone leaves campus on Sunday. Mrs. G's Sunday plans to visit her family are spoiled when her son-in-law's mother becomes ill. She wanders the campus looking for someone to share her Sunday leg of lamb.
15 Nov. 1961
Crayton on TV
Mrs. G leads a letter writing campaign to keep Professor Crayton on television.
22 Nov. 1961
Red, Red Rose
Mrs. G. finds Professor Crayton had a secret love with a poet many years ago. Mrs. G. arranges a poetry read with the poet, and to meet up with Prof. Crayton again.
29 Nov. 1961
Romance for Maxie
Maxie has met a wonderful gentleman, and the relationship may go further than Mrs. G. and the students want to see it go.
6 Dec. 1961
The Trouble with Crayton
Sarah Green, a 62 year old matron, returns to college to become more educated and sociable. She's about to flunk chemistry, though, taught by nasty Peter Lorre, who urges her to drop out, but her advisor Cedric Hardwicke bucks her up and encourages her to give it the old college try.
13 Dec. 1961
The Teacher
Mrs. G begins to teach a free informal class in Western Civilization for her working class neighbors. She becomes so involved in this project that she begins to neglect her own coursework at college.
20 Dec. 1961
Mrs. G. Meets the Faculty
Mrs. G goes to the faculty reception with all the other freshmen and keeps everyone interested.
11 Jan. 1962
Maxie's Silent Partner
Maxine is considering selling the boarding house to a developer to pay off all her bills. It will put all the students out, and Mrs. G. will not have a place to go. So, Mrs. G. invests her savings in half ownership of the campus boarding house.
25 Jan. 1962
Sunday Dinner
Due to shortage of funds to run the boarding house, Mrs. G. Decides to raise money by serving Sunday Dinner. Many students do not want to attend because of a certain boarder. How will Mrs. G. Get over this hurdle?
1 Feb. 1962
The Mother Affair
Mrs. G. Tries to find a male interest for an overbearing mother of a student.
8 Feb. 1962
Peace Corps
Paul (Fabian) wants to join the Peace Corp against his father's wishes. Mrs. G, Maxie, and Professor Crayton all try to convince Mr. Volk to allow him to join.
15 Feb. 1962
Good-bye Mr. Howell
After being with an old college chum doing well, George decides to quit teaching and working with his friend at the oil company.
22 Feb. 1962
How Now, Brown Cow
A snobbish Freshman feels superior to all of his peers and lets everyone know it. Mrs. G. puts him in his place during a debate.
1 Mar. 1962
High Finance
Mrs. G telephones Carrie and tells her how the students raise extra funds to stay in school.
8 Mar. 1962
One of Our Books Is Missing
Mrs. G convinces the head librarian, Mr. Ames, that she returned the library book he shows is still due.
15 Mar. 1962
Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight
Mrs. G gets the student body and the faculty to work together to set the campus curfew while preparing to go to the opera.
22 Mar. 1962
Gentleman Caller
Mrs. G's sister, Dora, gets bachelor, Mr. Harris to visit her at college.
29 Mar. 1962
Dad's Day
Mrs.G and Maxie make room for everybody's fathers in the house for Dad's Day since all the local places are full.
5 Apr. 1962
The Bird
Mrs. G finds a nesting bird in the campus cyclotron and protects it from being disturbed and removed.

 Season 1 

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