Grand Season 1

Season 1

Grand Season 1

First Air Date: January 18, 1990

First Aired on    :   1990
Episodes    :   13 episodes



Episodes

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1x13 Blow Off (April 12, 1990)


Aspiring beaus are dismissed by the Pasetti women (Pamela Reed, Sara Rue); Desmond and Weldon (John Neville, John Randolph) square off in the name of love, or something like it; Carol Anne plans a tryst while Tom plots his takeover of Eastern Europe.Viveca: Britt Ekland.Jeremy: Lenny Von Dohlen.Dustin: P.J. Ochlan.


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1x12 Czech, Please (April 05, 1990)


Weldon's plans for Plafka (Natasha Pavlova) are stabled; Janice gives Wayne a ""maybe,"" and learns the cause of her rash; Carol Anne yields to men's tears; and Tom sees his $1.1 million turn into $46,853.


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1x11 Trigonometry Made Easy (March 29, 1990)


Norris (Joel Murray) succeeds in business without really trying; Wayne (Andrew Lauer) proposes to Janice (Pamela Reed); a secret admirer (Lenny VonDohlen) arranges to meet with Carol Anne (Bonnie Hunt).[From TV Guide's Thursday Guidelines: ""On a better-than-average outing for Grand, Wayne proposes to a heavily medicated Janice and Tom decides NOT to sell his wife to a Japanese businessman. An amusing - but not terribly romantic - installment.""]


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1x10 An Obtuse Triangle (March 22, 1990)


Janice compares rashes with Edda's Romeo (P.J. Ochlin); Norris finds all you need is love to avoid a career as a dead comic; Tom is tempted by an offer from Japan - for Carol Anne (Bonnie Hunt).Taki: Gedde Watanabe.Dr. Frank: Eddie Jones.Claire: Sheila Wells.


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1x09 Carnagie Hell (March 15, 1990)


In New York, Janice (Pamela Reed) hears history repeating itself, while at Carnegie Hall, George Bush and Leonard Bernstein are replaced by Dan Quayle and Plafka Dobra (Jack Mayhall, Natasha Pavlova).Sheila: Kathy Ireland.


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1x08 The Bald, the Blond, and the Dead (March 08, 1990)


Weldon (John Randolph) wants to hold his head high at Carnegie Hall, but Desmond and Janice (John Neville, Pamela Reed) agree it should be a hairpiece lower; Japanese bikers disrupt Tom's financial future; Norris (Joel Murray) channels the spirit of a genuis.[Repeat's description - ""Weldon tries a cosmetic change for Carnegie Hall; Norris channels a genuis's spirit; Japanese bikers throw Tom's future off track.]Lech: Armin Shimerman.


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1x07 Deer Hunter (March 01, 1990)


After Wayne's father is shot by a deer, Tom (Michael McKean) sets about networking at the funeral, while the widow (Jane Hoffman) falls under the official scrutiny of her son (Andrew Lauer), and Janice (Pamela Reed) seeks a smoke.


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1x06 Legends of Sport (February 22, 1990)


With Eddie (Ed Marinaro) in town to celebrate his glory days of yore, Janice (Pamela Reed) has a knee-jerk reaction to his glory days of now; and Dylan (Jackey Vinson) leads Edda (Sara Rue) astray.


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1x05 Faded Genes (February 15, 1990)


Bonding in the woods, Tom and Dylan (Michael McKean, Jackey Vinson) get tips on the ""son-father thing"" from Norris (Joel Murray), while the surgery-bound Desmond (John Neville) imparts a surprise on the same topic to Weldon (John Randolph).


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1x04 A Boy and His Dad (February 08, 1990)


There's one little thing that Tom (Michael McKean) never told Carol Anne (Bonnie Hunt) about his past, and it's just arrived in Grand, behind the wheel of the porsche that smacked into Carol Anne.Medea: Lori Petty.


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1x03 Sex, Lies, and Cable TV (February 01, 1990)


Lunching together, Carol Anne and Janice (Bonnie Hunt, Pamela Reed) clear things up betwen them, but find there's still a problem they both share. Meanwhile, cable-TV viewers are offered the philosphy of Norris (Joel Murray).[Repeat's description: Carol Anne and Janice each set off to solve the problems they both share.]Stavros: Ron Karabatsos.


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1x02 The Pretty Good Mother (January 25, 1990)


Tom's attempt to win back his job is marred by Carol Anne's suspicion that he's having an affair with Janice (Pamela Reed), who allows herself and Edda (Sara Rue) a designated period of depression to deal with the divorce.


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1x01 A Tale of One City (January 18, 1990)


In the piano-making town of Grand, Pa., Janice Pasetti (Pamela Reed) keeps house for factory owner Harris Weldon (John Randolph) and for Weldon's newlywed niece and her husband (Bonnie Hunt, Michael McKean), while raising her teenage daughter (Sara Rue). In the opener, Janice's estranged husband (Ed Marinaro) calls after having gone out for cigarettes - three years earlier.




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