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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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 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
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
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
OUR FRIEND STANLEY
The twins meet a crippled boy whose over-protective mother thinks Jody
is too rough a playmate.
A brassy Broadway musical star interests stage-struck Cissy and Buffy in
A movie star is ready to give up her career if Uncle Bill will marry
BEST OF BREED
The twins are heart-broken when the apartment manager won't let them
keep a mongrel that follows them home.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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 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.
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
Lady Marchwood, a wealthy English widow offers her hand to Mr. French.
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.
The grandfather the children have not seen for five years and whom they
scarcely remember pays a call on Cissy, Buffy and Jody.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
WISH YOU WERE HERE
Uncle Bill takes the children back to Indiana to learn about their
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.
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.
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.