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    BUFFY
    The ideal bachelor existence of globe trotting Bill Davis and his butler
    French is thrown into turmoil when Davis' two orphaned nieces and nephew
    descend on the household.
    
    JODY AND CISSY
    Dismayed at the prospect of caring for three children, Uncle Bill
    decides to send Cissy away.
    
    THE GIFT HORSE
    The twins find the perfect gift for Uncle Bill, the man who has
    everything - a broken down handsome horse.
    
    THE MATTER OF SCHOOL
    Cissy thinks Uncle Bill is trying to get rid of her when he enrolls her
    in boarding school.
    
    MARMALADE
    French is astonished at how much attention he attracts when he endorses
    a brand of marmalade.
    
    ROOM WITH A VIEWPOINT
    When Cissy gets her own telephone, Buffy is so unhappy that Uncle Bill
    suspects a bad case of jealousy.
    
    MRS. BEASLEY, WHERE ARE YOU?
    French accidentally knocks Buffy's prized doll, Mrs. Beasley, over the
    apartment railing and sets off a frantic search.
    
    WHO'S AFRAID OF NURAL SHPENI?
    What French thinks is merely a cooking lesson, turns into his betrothal
    to a Lebanese girl.
    
    A MATTER FOR EXPERTS
    A child psychologist, Dr. Morse, suggests that the twins be separated to
    develop their personalities, but Buffy and Jody resist.
    
    BEWARE, THE OTHER WOMAN
    Cissy's cynical chum tells her that Uncle Bill's glamorous girl friend
    is trying to trap him into marriage.
    
    TAKE TWO ASPIRIN
    Garbled communications make Uncle Bill panicky about what's going on
    while he's away from home.
    
    LOVE ME, LOVE ME NOT
    Jody thinks Uncle Bill doesn't love him enough to punish him, so he does
    his best -- or worst -- to earn a spanking.
    
    THE THURSDAY MAN
    Cissy uncovers some secrets about French when she sets out to write a
    composition about him for school.
    
    think deep
    Cissy gets a crush on her psychology teacher, who proceeds to upset the
    household with his theories.
    
    HARD HAT JODY
    Uncle Bill tries to track down an elusive millionaire unaware that Jody
    has already made friends with him.
    
    THAT WAS THE DINNER THAT WASN'T
    Uncle Bill can't understand why Cissy won't tell him what's troubling
    her.
    
    ALL AROUND THE TOWN
    Buffy and Jody find a $20 Bill and travel all around the city trying to
    find the owner.
    
    ONE FOR THE LITTLE BOY
    French is called away unexpectedly and provides his brother Nigel French
    as a substitute gentleman's gentleman.
    
    FANCY FREE
    While Uncle Bill is busy dating a new girl friend, the twins turn for
    help with their mathematics homework to a friendly window washer.
    
    A HELPING HAND
    A once-wealthy woman, now poor, asks French to show her how to be a good
    housekeeper, but is so inept she disrupts his perfect household.
    
    ONCE IN LOVE WITH BUFFY
    Uncle Bill, believing it's best for the children, reluctantly agrees to
    let their Aunt Fran take the twins.
    
    BALLERINA, BUFFY
    Buffy thinks she's to be sent away to be a dancer, so she sets out to
    sabotage her ballet class recital.
    
    THE MOTHER TONGUE
    French, showing off his ability to speak Chinese, unwittingly insults
    the daughter of a Chinese diplomat.
    
    EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY
    French thinks the twins want to get rid of him when they try to interest
    him in Miss Faversham.
    
    THE WAY IT WAS
    Annoyed at the noise the twins make, Uncle Bill jumps at the chance to
    send them away to camp.
    
    ALL NEPHEWS ARE CREATED EQUAL
    Nigel French is shocked when his nephew, visiting from England,
    announces he's not going to follow the family of being a manservant.
    
    THE PRIZE
    The twins win a lamb in a contest and become so attached to it that
    Uncle Bill is afraid to tell them they can't keep it.
    
    WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WEST, UNCLE?
    A rodeo cowboy fascinates Buffy and Jody so much they want to spend all
    their time with him.
    
    THE AWARD
    The twins develop an allergic itch and Uncle Bill thinks it's because
    he's too severe with them.
    
    THE BUTLER METHOD
    Cissy has no date for a big dance but Uncle Bill gets a surprise when he
    asks a movie-star friend to be her escort.
    
    BIRDS, BEES AND BUFFY
    Uncle Bill and Mr. French find that the old stork story is for the birds
    and bees.
    
    FIRST LOVE
    Uncle Bill and Buffy share romantic troubles -- he with a lady geologist
    and she with the object of a bad case of puppy love.
    
    GO HOME, MR. FRENCH
    French is urged by a former girlfriend to return to his old job with her
    employer, the Duke of Glenmore.
    
    ARTHUR, THE INVISIBLE BEAR
    Jody announces he has an invisible bear name Arthur and uses his
    imaginary playmate as an excuse to misbehave.
    
    THE OTHER CHEEK
    When an older girl bullies Jody at school, he has a terrible time
    obeying Uncle Bill's order that he's never to hit a girl.
    
    THE CANDY STRIPER
    Cissy and Buffy get what they want - Cissy becomes a hospital volunteer
    and Buffy joins a brownie troop - but have to pay for it.
    
    FAT, FAT, THE WATER RAT
    An unemployed workman thinks Uncle Bill needs money because of the
    ragged clothes Buffy wears.
    
    THE TOY BOX
    Uncle Bill lays down tough rules for the twins on leaving their toys
    around and for Cissy on the length of her hemlines.
    
    TAKE ME OUT OF THE BALL GAME
    Jody is invited to try out for the neighborhood ball team, but it's
    Buffy who turns out to be the star player.
    
    YOU LIKE BUFFY BETTER
    The children compete for Uncle Bill's attention, leaving him no time to
    himself.
    
    FREDDIE
    Freddie comes to visit Bill and falls in love with the children. Having
    none of her own, she finally realizes that she and her husband could
    adopt.
    
    OUR FRIEND STANLEY
    The twins meet a crippled boy whose over-protective mother thinks Jody
    is too rough a playmate.
    
    SOMEBODY UPSTAIRS
    A brassy Broadway musical star interests stage-struck Cissy and Buffy in
    show-business careers.
    
    TAR DUST
    A movie star is ready to give up her career if Uncle Bill will marry
    her.
    
    BEST OF BREED
    The twins are heart-broken when the apartment manager won't let them
    keep a mongrel that follows them home.
    
    FAMILY REUNION
    Uncle Bill takes the children back to Indiana for a family reunion and
    runs into a determined bid by Aunt Fran to have them stay with her.
    
    A MAN'S PLACE
    An old friend of French's persuades him to quit his job with Uncle Bill
    and open a restaurant.
    
    THE GREAT KOW-TOW
    An elderly Chinese man gains a new interest in life when he makes twins
    Buffy and Jody his "adopted grandchildren."
    
    THE FISH WATCHERS
    Bill is playing detective on his own company when he discovers thefts on
    the big construction site.
    
    THE DAY NOTHING HAPPENED
    With French out of town, Uncle Bill has to look after the children on a
    snowy Sunday and runs into sheer pandemonium.
    
    A HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY
    Uncle Bill thinks city life is bad for the children, so he arranges to
    buy a house in the country.
    
    A MATTER OF TONSILS
    Uncle Bill and French, upset when Buffy has to have her tonsils out,
    ignore Jody's report that he has a sore throat, too.
    
    MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY
    French is hurt because he thinks Cissy has left his picture out of a
    school art exhibit of drawings.
    
    HIS AND HERS
    When Uncle Bill meets an attractive widow who has three children of her
    own, his family immediately and eagerly starts to matchmake.
    
    THE NEW CISSY
    Beautiful models advise Cissy on a glamorous new hairdo and wardrobe.
    
    THE FAMILY OUTING
    Uncle Bill takes the family on a camping trip, but he and Jody are the
    only ones who have a good time.
    
    MR. FRENCH'S HOLIDAY
    French unexpectedly becomes a nanny in the old west when the children
    join him on his vacation in a frontier town.
    
    THE BEASLEY STORY
    Mrs. Beasley's arm is broken, she is rushed to the doll hospital for
    repairs and the twins use her "illness" as an excuse to misbehave.
    
    THE BABY SITTERS
    When the twins' babysitter is stricken ill, her father takes over the
    job but invites his poker-playing buddies to join him.
    
    FAMILY PORTRAIT
    Encouraged by his sympathetic girlfriend, Uncle Bill decides to give up
    his travels to spend more time with the children.
    
    THE LATCH KEY KID
    At the urging of a sophisticated school chum, Buffy announces she's
    tired of being treated like a baby and wants her own key.
    
    BY A WHISKER
    To prove he's daredevil enough to join a club of older boys, Jody is
    given a tough initiation test, he has to clip French's whiskers.
    
    A WALTZ FROM VIENNA
    Cissy falls in love with a sophisticated young man from Vienna and wants
    to get married, but Uncle Bill refuses to permit it.
    
    YOUR FRIEND, JODY
    Uncle Bill thinks Jody plays too much with girls and sends him away to a
    boys' camp on the advice of a boxer friend.
    
    THE SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
    A pretty substitute teacher has a strange effect on Jody, and Uncle Bill
    is sure it's a schoolboy crush.
    
    OLIVER
    The twins get permission to bring home their pal Oliver, who turns out
    to be a large dog that takes an instant and vicious dislike to Uncle
    Bill.
    
    CHRISTMAS CAME A LITTLE EARLY
    Uncle Bill arranges an early Christmas celebration for a critically ill
    girl from Buffy's class.
    
    THE UNSOUND OF MUSIC
    A glamorous nightclub singer tries to coach the tone-deaf Buffy for a
    place in the school glee club.
    
    ALBERTINE
    The twins are fascinated by Albertine, a shy little girl who tells
    fascinating stories about her father and beats French at chess.
    
    A MATTER OF CHOICE
    Uncle Bill worries about modern influences on the children after he
    meets a super-sophisticated chum of Cissy's and sees what rough-house
    games the twins play.
    
    CIAO, UNCLE BILL
    Uncle Bill plans to marry a beautiful Italian in Rome, and the twins are
    sure it means a breakup of the family.
    
    A NANNY FOR ALL SEASONS
    When his fellow valets look down on his duties as a nanny, French
    contemplates marriage as a way to prove his status.
    
    FAMILY PLAN
    Laid up by a broken leg, Uncle Bill is all but overwhelmed by tender
    loving care as the children insist on nursing him.
    
    TO LOVE WITH BUFFY
    Afraid he's been neglecting Buffy, Uncle Bill takes her to Puerto Rico
    for a grown-up holiday at a plush resort hotel.
    
    A FAMILY GROUP
    The jet set daughter of a famed theatrical team puzzles Cissy by wanting
    to spend so much time with Uncle Bill's family.
    
    A LESSON FOR GROWN-UPS
    When Uncle Bill faces a financial crisis that could break up the family,
    the children take emergency action to earn money.
    
    OH, TO BE IN ENGLAND
    French and the children are overjoyed at the prospect of spending a year
    in England with Uncle Bill, unaware that he won't be with them.
    
    A MATTER OF PRIVACY
    When a school chum of the twins shows them how to eavesdrop on private
    conversations with a small tape recorder, French and Cissy are the
    victims.
    
    LOST IN SPAIN (PART 1 OF 3)
    Uncle Bill , Mr. French and the children to go Spain. (part 1 of 3).
    
    LOST IN SPAIN (PART 2 OF 3)
    Mr. French loses the twins while sightseeing. (part 2 of 3).
    
    LOST IN SPAIN (PART 3 OF 3)
    Uncle Bill frantically searches the Spanish countryside, the missing
    twins take refuge with a peasant couple on an isolated farm. (part 3 of
    3).
    
    A DILLER, A DOLLAR
    Told that boys don't like smart girls, Buffy deliberately sets out to
    get poor grades to attract a little boy she likes.
    
    THE YOUNG MAN FROM BOLIVIA
    Jody is jealous of the attention given his pen-pal, a little boy from
    Bolivia who comes to visit.
    
    SPEAK FOR YOURSELF, MR. FRENCH
    A pretty young girl pursues French and he in turn begins to take a
    romantic interest in her.
    
    THE FLIP SIDE
    Cissy has trouble with romance when she dates a teenage singing idol,
    and he forgets about her when he goes off on tour.
    
    THE MATTER OF DIGNITY
    French is the target of poison pen letters accusing him of being
    involved in a scandal with a young girl in England.
    
    FLOWER POWER
    Cissy envies the freedom of hippies she meets through a boy friend and
    wants to leave home to join the flower children.
    
    MY MAN, THE STAR
    French stars as Henry VII in a movie made by a cheap underground film
    producer.
    
    NO UNCLE IS AN ISLAND
    Uncle Bill's plans for a quiet weekend at home with a good book fail to
    get off the ground when a stream of unwanted visitors takes over.
    
    THE WINGS OF AN ANGELS
    An ex-convict recently released from prison goes to Uncle Bill for help
    in finding a job.
    
    UNCLE PRINCE CHARMING
    Cissy's teenage friend gets a monumental crush on Uncle Bill and
    announces that they are "practically engaged."
    
    CISSY'S APARTMENT
    Cissy moves away from the family into an apartment of her own but
    encounters an entirely new set of problems.
    
    THE JODY AFFAIR
    Jody is accused of breaking a window in his school's cafeteria and is
    suspended when Uncle Bill - believing Jody is innocent - stands on
    principle and refuses to pay damages.
    
    WITH THIS RING
    Cissy and Greg become "engaged" after they see their friends all about
    them getting married.
    
    WHAT'S FUNNY ABOUT A BROKEN LEG
    Buffy breaks her leg and misses a night at the circus, but the Davis
    family bring the circus to her.
    
    THE BIRTHDAY BOY
    Buffy and Jody learn about French's birthday and plan a party for him --
    much to the discomfiture of the proper English gentleman.
    
    THE STOWAWAY
    Buffy and Jody "adopt" a runaway orphan boy - without the knowledge of
    Uncle Bill or French -- and conceal the lad in the apartment.
    
    NUMBER ONE BOY
    French submits his resignation after the number one boy who served Uncle
    Bill in Hong Kong arrives in new York and starts taking over operation
    of the household.
    
    A TALE OF TWO TRAVELS
    Mr. French, Uncle Bill, Cissy, Buffy and Jody take a vacation to Boston
    and to a friend's house in Long Island, but it ends up as a total
    disaster.
    
    MAUDIE
    Lady Marchwood, a wealthy English widow offers her hand to Mr. French.
    
    GOODBYE HAROLD
    Despite Buffy's attentions, Harold, her pet hamster, runs away during an
    outing in the park.
    
    THE GIRL GRADUATE
    Cissy plans to stay out all night after graduating from high school, and
    Uncle Bill and French are uncertain how to cope with her new maturity.
    
    GRANDPA, SIR
    The grandfather the children have not seen for five years and whom they
    scarcely remember pays a call on Cissy, Buffy and Jody.
    
    MAROONED
    Mr. French, Buffy and Jody are marooned in a blizzard while driving to
    Vermont to meet Uncle Bill.
    
    MR. OSAKI'S TREE
    When a miniature tree given to Jody begins to die, Jody fears the donor
    will die as well.
    
    THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE
    Uncle Bill enlist the aid of a doctor to help a handicapped child
    befriended by Buffy.
    
    THE INHERITANCE
    Buffy and Jody inherit a small sum of money and learn that being "rich"
    creates new problems for them.
    
    THERE GOES NEW YORK
    A television seer predicts New York will be inundated by a massive tidal
    wave, and Uncle Bill must reassure Buffy and Jody.
    
    WOULDN'T IT BE LOVELY
    Buffy and Jody, inspired by a child with wealthy and permissive parents,
    persuade Uncle Bill to suspend the house rules.
    
    THE BOYS AGAINST THE GIRLS
    Buffy is fired from the Tigers' stickball team because the new captain
    is a woman-hater.
    
    THE OLD COWHAND
    A client of Uncle Bill's firm, a one-time western film idol whose old
    movies are seen on television, visits the Davis home at Uncle Bill's
    request when attempts to teach Jody an object lesson fail.
    
    ANGEL IN THE FAMILY
    French asks Bill to speak to a producer about an old family friend from
    England who is trying to break into the theater.
    
    FAMILY IN PARADISE (PART 1 OF 2)
    The children and Mr. French join Uncle Bill in Tahiti, where he is
    working on a construction project, and all their lives are touched by
    the dramatic change of scene. (part 1 of 2).
    
    FAMILY IN PARADISE (PART 2 OF 2)
    Bill Davis proposes marriage to Janine Perrier, an attractive French
    girl in Tahiti, and the Davis clan must decide whether to make a
    permanent move or not to the island. (part 2 of 2).
    
    THE GOOD NEIGHBORS
    Buffy is shocked at the lack of friendliness between the tenants in
    their apartment building after she and Jody watch how they behave toward
    each other in the elevator.
    
    DESERT ISLE - MANHATTAN STYLE
    Mr. French phones Uncle Bill in Chicago for permission to visit his
    cousins in Washington and Bill say's it's okay so long as Cissy is there
    to look after Buffy and Jody overnight.
    
    EASTWARD HO
    Chinese restaurateur Eng Ho tells Uncle Bill his 18 year-old-bride-to-be
    Ming Lee will arrive in town the next day and Bill insists she stay with
    his family until the wedding.
    
    MEET EMILY
    Emily turner, the charming woman in Uncle Bill's office, tells him she'd
    like to find a way out of working nights and he offers her a daytime job
    helping French around the apartment a few days each week.
    
    THE RETURN OF MAUDIE
    With the horse of a friend the favorite in the international cup race,
    its owner, Lady Marchwood, comes to New York to watch and spend some
    time with Mr. French, who knows her best as barmaid Maudie.
    
    IT CAN'T BE FIVE YEARS
    Instead of coming home where a surprise party awaits him in celebration
    of the fifth anniversary of the arrival in New York of Cissy, Buffy and
    Jody, Uncle Bill goes direct from his office to catch a flight to
    Washington on business.
    
    TRAVELS WITH CISSY
    Bill takes the entire family with him to Hollywood on his business trip
    to try to get Cissy away from the notion of a too-sudden thought of
    marrying Greg, but he's not sure it was a good idea when she immediately
    falls for a western movie star.
    
    STAMP OF APPROVAL
    Jody starts wooing a girl, which everyone thinks is abnormal for a
    nine-year-old boy. Uncle Bill discovers Jody wants a particular stamp
    from this little girl for his own stamp collection.
    
    AND BABY MAKES EIGHT
    Cissy brings home a married, pregnant friend from college who's husband
    is in Viet Nam. Bill says okay since the baby isn't due for four to six
    weeks. The baby ends up arriving that night.
    
    SAY UNCLE
    Jody gets into a "my old man can lick your old man" dilemma - Bill
    refuses to go to the park, but the other boy's father shows up and calls
    Uncle Bill a coward.
    
    CLASS CLOWN
    Bill meets a comedienne at a convention in Denver and asks her out on a
    date when she comes to New York.
    
    UNSINKABLE MR. FRENCH
    Everything builds up to French losing his cool; he falls in the park;
    Jody gets paint on his pants; Bill brings a last minute guest home to
    dinner, etc.
    
    WISH YOU WERE HERE
    Uncle Bill takes the children back to Indiana to learn about their
    deceased parents.
    
    FEAT OF CLAY
    A female friend of Bill's gives him a piece of pre-Colombian statuary
    from Mexico. The kids do not realize its value and take it to school for
    show and tell.
    
    HEROES ARE BORN
    Jody meets a pro-football player's nephew and then the boy and his Uncle
    are invited to dinner with the Davis'.
    
    NOBODY HERE BUT US UNCLES
    In a nature lesson about birds the kids learn that the mother and father
    bird shoo the kids. Buffy and Jody start to worry about Uncle Bill being
    left alone and try to set him up with their teacher.
    
    TOO LATE, TOO SOON
    Emily plays matchmaker for Miss Faversham and French, Jim Turner drops
    by the Davis' home to see his mother, Emily and falls for Cissy.
    
    THE LITTLEST EXILE
    Jody starts to play with a new boy in the park, whose "mother" acts very
    mysterious and won't let Johnnie really play.
    
    PUT YOUR DREAMS AWAY
    Cissy meets an old flame from her Indiana high school, on his way to the
    Peace Corps in Chile.
    
    THE JOINERS
    Everyone belongs to a club except Buffy! Bill builds the "mod maidens" a
    club house so Buffy will be invited to join their club, as a bribe.
    
    CINDER-EMILY
    Emily turner tells Cissy she's not going to attend her son's medical
    school graduation ball because it's her bingo night but Buffy and Jody
    find out it's because she doesn't have an escort.
    
    GOODBYE, MRS. BEASLEY
    Buffy bids a wistful farewell to her doll, Mrs.. Beasley, after she is
    persuaded by an older girl that she is too old for such things.
    
    BUFFY'S FAIR LADY
    Angela, a chubby, unhappy little girl, is in "love" with Jody and
    follows him everywhere, but to no avail.
    
    YOU CAN FIGHT CITY HALL
    Richie, a poor Mexican boy can't play with Buffy and Jody because he has
    to care for his baby brother.
    

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