Balki Bartokomous, a sheepherder from the small Mediterranean Greek-like island of Mypos, travels to the United States in search of his relatives. He finds his cousin, Larry Appleton - who has recently 'escaped' from his large-sized family and is reveling in the unaccustomed luxury of having his own room to himself. They end up sharing accommodation in Larry's apartment - even though the two cousins could not be more dissimilar. For, while Larry is panicky, hyperventilative, business-like and mercenary - Balki is placid, unharried, sunny-natured and idealistic.
1Knock Knock, Who's There?
25 Mar 1986Description ▼
Larry Appleton gets a surprise when his distant naive cousin Balki shows up all the way from the island of Mypos expecting to live with him. |
01 Apr 1986Description ▼
When Larry attempts to teach the good-natured Balki not to let others take advantage of him, it threatens Larry's chance to get a picture that could help his career. |
08 Apr 1986Description ▼
Larry teaches Balki about dating American women...not surprisingly, it turns out better for Balki than for Larry. |
4Baby, You Can Drive My Car
15 Apr 1986Description ▼
Balki wants to obtain his "membership card to the American dream"--a driver's license--and Twinkacetti bets Larry $50 that he won't get it. So Larry offers to teach Balki to drive, but is hesitant to actually hand over the keys to his car. |
22 Apr 1986Description ▼
Balki gets a lesson in banking, but has to learn it the hard way when Larry doesn't have the patience to explain it properly. |
6Happy Birthday, Baby
29 Apr 1986Description ▼
Balki tries to cheer up Larry, who is depressed on his 24th birthday because he has not achieved the goals he set as part of his "master plan". |
17 Sep 1986Description ▼
Balki convinces Larry to let a pregnant friend from his citizenship class stay with them until her husband returns from a trip. |
2Hunks Like Us
24 Sep 1986Description ▼
The guys join a gym so Larry can impress a girl, but they overdo it just a bit. |
01 Oct 1986Description ▼
When Larry's baseball team makes it to the championships, Larry finally has the chance to win his very own trophy. But will he put winning above his friendship with Balki when Balki wants to join the team? |
4Ladies and Germs
15 Oct 1986Description ▼
When Larry comes down with a bad cold on the day of a big date, Balki wants him to take the "Mypos cure", but Larry is hesitant. |
22 Oct 1986Description ▼
When Larry saves Balki from getting hit by a taxi, he becomes "Primodopolos" according to Myposian custom, which means Balki must serve Larry for life, much to Larry's annoyance. |
6Babes in Babylon
29 Oct 1986Description ▼
Balki is excited when the guys win a trip to Las Vegas, but Larry worries Balki will become a gambler like their Uncle Pete. |
7Falling in Love Is...
12 Nov 1986Description ▼
Balki is excited to be in love for the first time, but Larry worries Balki is setting himself up for heartbreak. |
8Two Men and a Cradle
19 Nov 1986Description ▼
Balki and Larry spend the weekend babysitting Gina's baby (the baby they delivered in "Hello Baby"). All goes well until they take the baby to the park, where an awful lot of carriages look alike... |
9Can I Get a Witness
26 Nov 1986Description ▼
Balki inadvertently takes a second job working for a criminal, and he and Larry are asked to testify against him. |
10The Rent Strike
10 Dec 1986Description ▼
When Mr. Twinkicetti refuses repair the apartments, Larry encourages the other tenants not to pay the rent till he does. He responds by turning off the heat and power. Larry tells them they have to be strong and hold on. But even Larry is getting weak.
11A Christmas Story
17 Dec 1986Description ▼
Larry and Balki are going to visit Larry's family in Madison for Christmas, but a snowstorm threatens to ruin their plans. |
12Dog Gone Blues
07 Jan 1987Description ▼
Balki brings home a dog, but pets are against their lease, so the guys attempt to keep the dog while hiding it from Mr. Twinkacetti. |
13Since I Lost My Baby
14 Jan 1987Description ▼
Mr. Twinkacetti moves in with the guys when Edwina kicks him out, prompting Larry and Balki to try to save the couple's marriage, or risk having their landlord and boss as a roommate indefinitely. |
14Trouble in Paradise
21 Jan 1987Description ▼
Conflict arises between the guys when they invite the girls over for a "casual dinner". |
28 Jan 1987Description ▼
When Balki has trouble sleeping, Larry is determined to find the cause of Balki's nightmares, but Balki refuses to talk about it. |
16Tux for Two
04 Feb 1987Description ▼
Larry wins 10th place in a photo contest, and as a result, a well-known photographer invites him to a black tie party for the opening night of his latest photo exhibit. When Jennifer can't attend, Balki gets to go with Larry, who gives Balki a crash course in how he believes one is "supposed" to act at such an event.
17Ten Speed and a Soft Touch
11 Feb 1987Description ▼
Larry and Balki spend time with a teenager who seems headed down a path of delinquency, but Larry thinks their efforts are for nothing when he suspects the boy of stealing his childhood bicycle. |
18Snow Way to Treat a Lady: Part 1
18 Feb 1987Description ▼
A fun ski trip with the girls goes awry after Larry exaggerates his skiing ability in an attempt to impress Jennifer. |
19Snow Way to Treat a Lady: Part 2
25 Feb 1987Description ▼
Trapped in a mountain cabin with the girls after an avalanche, Balki and Larry try to dig a tunnel to get help. |
20Up on a Roof
27 Feb 1987Description ▼
Larry needs a photo to enter in a prestigious photo contest, and he has an idea for the perfect shot. Unfortunately, he needs to take it from Mr. Twinkacetti's roof. |
21Get a Job
04 Mar 1987Description ▼
Pushed too far by Twinkacetti, the guys quit their jobs at the store, only to find there actually are worse jobs out there. |
01 Apr 1987Description ▼
Larry's younger sister, Elaine, comes to visit; however conflict arises when he finds out she plans to go to New York instead of to college. |
1All the News That Fits
23 Sep 1987Description ▼
When Larry takes a new job at the Chicago Chronicle, Balki feels his job at the discount store is no longer enough for him. So he gets a job in the mail room at the Chronicle, but his new boss Mr. Gorpley is not going to make it easy for him.
2Weigh to Go Buddy
30 Sep 1987Description ▼
Larry makes Balki promise to help him lose weight, and a Mypiot never breaks his promise... |
3Sexual Harassment in Chicago
07 Oct 1987Description ▼
Balki learns about sexual harassment through experience, when Olivia Crawford, editor of the Sunday Magazine, makes a pass at him and threatens his job. |
14 Oct 1987Description ▼
When Larry advises Balki to invest his money by buying stock, Balki decides to buy a share in the company that makes his favorite cereal. When Balki learns that the cereal is not as it is advertised and he wants to complain so he and Larry go to speak to the President. But the rep who meets them upon learning that Balki only has one share tells them to leave. But they refuse to leave unless they speak to the President.
5Your Cheatin' Heart
28 Oct 1987Description ▼
Balki and Jennifer are trying to get Larry a new typewriter and surprise him with it. So they sneak around. And when Larry discovers their sneaking around, he assumes the worst. |
6The Horn Blows at Midnight
04 Nov 1987Description ▼
When a psychic has a premonition while holding Larry's lucky pen, Balki worries that "Mr. Death" is coming to take his cousin. |
11 Nov 1987Description ▼
After Larry and Balki get beaten up by a bully, they decide to learn karate for self-defense. |
8Night School Confidential
18 Nov 1987Description ▼
Balki and Larry go undercover to bust a guy selling cheap counterfeit jewelry at Balki's night school. |
25 Nov 1987Description ▼
Jennifer gets a job opportunity but it requires for he to move. Larry doesn't like it but he says nothing. Balki tells him he should speak up or he could live to regret it. He goes to sleep and dreams that several years later he is all alone.
02 Dec 1987Description ▼
When the guys get cable, Balki becomes so entranced by 24 hour TV, that it interferes with his life and threatens to cost him his job. |
09 Dec 1987Description ▼
When Larry's joke article gets turned in by mistake, he talks Balki into helping him break into the Chronicle to exchange it for the real one. |
12To Be or Not to Be
06 Jan 1988Description ▼
The newspaper is shooting a TV ad and Balki gets selected to be in it. But after taking acting lessons from Larry, things don't go as planned. |
13My Lips Are Sealed
13 Jan 1988Description ▼
Larry learns that people are taking advantage of Balki's being privy to certain information. So he tells him not to tell them anything. But when a car Larry wants to buy is available and he can't get the salesman to haggle on the price. So he tries to see if he has enough to pay for it. But when he doesn't, so he hopes he will get a raise, so he asks Balki if he knows if he will get it. But Balki refuses to tell him.
14The Pen Pal
27 Jan 1988Description ▼
Larry learns that Vince Lucas, the criminal he and Balki testified against in the episode, Can I get a Witness, has been released. He tries to reach Balki but couldn't so he rushes home to tell him. But what he doesn't know is that Lucas is already there. It seems he and Balki have corresponding with each other and Balki invites him to stay with them till he starts his new job as a photographer. Larry is nervous. And when he inadvertently over hears Lucas say he needs to get a good shot at them, he freaks out.
03 Feb 1988Description ▼
When Balki's Myposian dessert (bibi-babka) is a big hit, Larry convinces him to sell them to a local restaurant. But the chef needs 2000 in two days. Can they make that many in time or will the Bibi-Babka Business be bust? |
16Better Shop Around
10 Feb 1988Description ▼
When the cousins win a supermarket shopping spree, Balki sees it as a chance to have fun, but of course Larry has a plan... |
04 Mar 1988Description ▼
Larry, instead of calling a plumber, tries to fix Jennifer's pipes himself. (Original Broadcast: Season 3, Episode 17) |
18The Defiant Guys
11 Mar 1988Description ▼
Wanting to resolve an argument with Larry, Balki handcuffs the two together right before an important lunch meeting. |
19My Brother, Myself
18 Mar 1988Description ▼
When Larry's brother, whom he's been jealous of because he's so popular who is now a big shot, comes for a visit. He pretends to be a big shot himself. But when his brother stays longer than expected things get out of hand. |
20You Gotta Have Friends
25 Mar 1988Description ▼
Balki claims to have met Carl Lewis at a convenience store and had to lend him money because he forgot his wallet buy Larry is convinced that someone took advantage of his cousin once again. |
29 Apr 1988Description ▼
Larry pushes Balki to try and finish at the top of his high school class. |
22Bye Bye Biki
06 May 1988Description ▼
Balki is excited about a visit from his grandmother, but Larry must break the news to him that Yaya Biki died on the way to Chicago. |
14 Oct 1988Description ▼
Larry introduces the lottery to Balki who buys his first ticket which seems to be a winner. |
21 Oct 1988Description ▼
A guy at work rubs Larry the wrong way and Jennifer cancels a date with him. Gorpley decides not to give Balki his raise. They decide to join an assertiveness seminar. |
28 Oct 1988Description ▼
Larry watches a horror movie marathon on Halloween and the next morning he thinks that Balki has turned into an alien. (Original Broadcast: Season 4, Episode 3) |
04 Nov 1988Description ▼
Lydia gets a chance to sing for a record producer. She needs someone to bring a piano to her place. Balki offers to do it and ropes Larry into helping without realizing that Lydia's apartment is a few floors up and that the piano doesn't fit in the elevator.
11 Nov 1988Description ▼
Larry tries to speak to the publisher of the paper to tell him of an idea he has for the paper. But when the person he talks learns he works in the basement, he cuts him off. Balki tells Larry he ran into the publisher and got invited to a party at his home because he told him that he's the heir to the throne of his country but not telling just how far in line he is. So Larry goes there so that he could him his idea but they invite them to play games that they're not use to. Eventually Balki decide to tell them just how far he in line for the throne but Larry tries to stop him so that he could tell his idea.
6Up the Lazy River: Part 1
18 Nov 1988Description ▼
Larry tries to impress Jennifer by leading a river camping trip, but the girls will only go if Balki is assigned as leader. |
7Up a Lazy River: Part 2
25 Nov 1988Description ▼
After the gang gets lost in the woods, Larry loses hope of ever regaining Jennifer's respect. |
09 Dec 1988Description ▼
Balki gets accepted into college...or does he? |
9The Gift of the Mypiot
16 Dec 1988Description ▼
In this Christmas Carol parody, Mr. Gorpley is the Scrooge of the group and no one wants him at the party, but Balki insists. |
10Maid to Order
06 Jan 1989Description ▼
When the apartment gets messy. The guys decide to hire a housekeeper. They hire a woman named Mrs. Bailey who works cheap and very efficient. But when she ingratiates herself into every aspect of the guys' lives, they think they should let her go. But Balki likes having her around.
11That Old Gang of Mine
13 Jan 1989Description ▼
When Mary Ann moves away because of work, Balki falls into a depression. Larry suggests to get his mind of it is to get a hobby. And what Balki ends up doing is joining a motorcycle gang called the motor psychos. |
20 Jan 1989Description ▼
When Harriet's husband Carl, a cop tells Balki that he's doing something tonight at a bar, he tells him to keep it quiet. Larry thinking that he's going to make a big bust tricks Balki into telling him where it is so that he could get the exclusive. What they don't know is that it's a surprise party. When they get there and see a public official there and thinking that the man is corrupt and Carl's going to bust him.
13Games People Play
03 Feb 1989Description ▼
The paper sends Larry to go on a game show called "Risk it all" and write about being a contestant. He is told that he needs a partner so he asks Balki to come with him who is a big fan of the show. When Larry learns that contestants have to do sloppy stunts on the show, he gets ansy that is until he learns that they can just answer questions instead but Balki who wants to do the stunts is battling him for which to do.
14Come Fly with Me
10 Feb 1989Description ▼
Larry and Balki and Jennifer and Maryanne decides to go away together. So they all go on the same flight were the girls are assigned. But before taking off Balki gives the girls some snacks from his country. He forgets to tell them not to take them with milk which they do and are sick. So Larry and Balki have to fill in for them but there's a lot turbulence.
17 Feb 1989Description ▼
Larry is leading a team of players who work at the paper against a team led by Gorpley in a bowling competition. And Larry thinks they have a good chance to win. That is until Gorpley sends the team's star player out of town when the final will be. Larry needs to find a replacement. Balki incorporates a game from his country and does well, so Larry makes him part of the team. And he is sure they can win, that is until Balki shows up for the game having just come from the eye doctor who placed medication in his eyes which impairs his vision.
16The 'King' and I
24 Feb 1989Description ▼
Larry Appleton and Balki Bartokamous are having a special party at their apartment, during a weekend, Saturday or Sunday evening. Among their friends that are there, one is a hypnotist and his girl friend, are also with them. Later that evening, he wants to hypnotize Larry Appleton into acting and thinking like Elvis Presley. After the temporary spell of falling asleep, when Larry wakes up but he acts like Marlon Brando, instead, because he refused want to be hypnotized, but pretended to accept. At that same time, Balki Bartokamous, was watching from the kitchen window, (where he went to get a jar of wine or champagne, for himself or some of the guests). Balki gets the Elvis Presley hypnotic spell and extremely heavy! Later that evening, when Balki hears the telephone ring, he immediately answered it with Elvis Presley's southern accented voice tone saying, "How did you get this number, lady?" Later, after the week-end, Larry and Bakli are to visit their Incime Tax agent, Mister Yates...
17Prose and Cons
10 Mar 1989Description ▼
Larry and Balki write a story on info given to them by a source who wants to remain anonymous. But a judge orders them to reveal their source. Larry tells Balki they have to be strong. But in the end the judge sends them to jail. |
17 Mar 1989Description ▼
Larry and Balki look for a used car. (Original Broadcast: Season 4, Episode 18) |
19Just a Gigolo
31 Mar 1989Description ▼
Balki plays matchmaker with Lydia and accidentally sets her up with a gigolo who intends to take her for all she's worth. Larry hatches a plan to reveal his true nature before it's too late. |
20Seven Card Studs
14 Apr 1989Description ▼
Larry learns that Mr. Gorpley won Balki's money in poker by cheating and tries to take him down and get Balki's money back. |
28 Apr 1989Description ▼
Larry is sent by the paper to teach an introductory journalism class sponsored by the paper at a local university. Balki decides to enroll. Larry sets very high standards and gives all of the students including Balki low or failing grades. |
22Wedding Belle Blues
05 May 1989Description ▼
Balki's mother sends him a birthday present from Mypos: a wife. |
22 Sep 1989Description ▼
When Jennifer spends a lot of time with a guy who skates. Larry upon learning that he will be taking part in a charity skating even. Larry decides to join to show him up. |
29 Sep 1989Description ▼
When Larry learns that his father can't pay his sister's tuition to Julliard, he asks Larry if he could help. Larry tries to find a way to get the money. When he gets into an accident, on advice from Gorpley decides to sue the person who struck him so that he could a settlement he could use for his sister's tuition. When Balki learns of this, he tries to get Larry to stop what he's doing.
06 Oct 1989Description ▼
Balki is assigned to manage the company newsletter. At Larry's suggestion, Balki digs up dirt on all his co-workers and hilarity ensues. |
4Tooth or Consequences
13 Oct 1989Description ▼
Balki needs to go to the dentist and is afraid. Larry tells him that there's nothing to worry about and accompanies him. And even offers to be examined first and maintains there's nothing to worry about until the dentist tells him that he needs to have some work done.
5Dog Day Mid-Afternoon
20 Oct 1989Description ▼
When Larry writes an article exposing a criminal, he basks in the glory. But later a man shows up wanting to see the man who wrote the article and claims that it's filled with inaccuracies. When Larry asks him to leave, he opens his coat showing he has a bomb strapped to him. He then ties Larry and Balki up. He then claims that he was the one who set up the operation not his boss. So he plans to blow himself up so Larry and Balki try to talk him out of it.
6Poetry in Motion
03 Nov 1989Description ▼
Larry and Balki find out that there may be a lost poem hidden in their apartment worth $25,000. Catch is, it involves a treasure hunt to find it. |
7Father Knows Best?: Part 1
10 Nov 1989Description ▼
When Larry's dad comes for a visit, Larry tries to impress but all his father can do is criticize him. Later they along with MaryAnne, Jennifer, Borpley and Lydia get stuck in the basement which is starting to flood but the water is the last thing they have to worry about; cause when it reaches the fusebox they'll be electrocuted...
8Father Knows Best?: Part 2
17 Nov 1989Description ▼
With everybody trapped in the basement and with water coming in, they try to find a way out before the water hits the fusebox, thus electrocuting them. |
24 Nov 1989Description ▼
Jennifer's dad comes for a visit and when Larry learns he plans to play golf, Larry offers to come along. Jennifer was hoping Larry was lying to impress her father but in reality actually does play golf. So she asks him to throw the game because her father's a sore loser and he obliges. He brings Balki as his partner hoping that he can't play golf thus making it easier for him to throw the game but as usual he adapts the game to something from his homeland and it turns out to work well.
10Almost Live from Chicago
01 Dec 1989Description ▼
Lydia has the opportunity to have her own live TV show. One problem: she's terrified of cameras due to a childhood incident. Larry insists that she not miss the opportunity but it turns out his motives are not entirely altruistic. |
08 Dec 1989Description ▼
Balki wants to send a home movie back to Mypos for a family reunion but Larry tries to take over and capture the "essence" of a day in the life of Balki. |
12Everybody in the Pool
15 Dec 1989Description ▼
When Larry discovers that Balki's "sheepherders intuition" can predict winning football games, he bets big with a bookie. |
13Because They're Cousins
05 Jan 1990Description ▼
Balki's doppelganger cousin, Bartok, comes to visit and the Myposian turned surfer dude convinces Balki to invest in his money making scheme. |
12 Jan 1990Description ▼
Balki has been volunteering at the hospital and asks Larry if he wants to join. Larry refuses. But when he learns that an athlete who's recovering from an injury, is among the patients Balki is in contact with. And it would be a major scoop if Larry can find out if whether or not he will continue or retire. So Larry volunteers but when the man is moved to an area that only authorized personnel are allowed. Larry tries to find a way to get to him and Balki upon learning of his intentions, is upset with him.
15The Selling of Mypos
26 Jan 1990Description ▼
The king of Mypos requests that Balki negotiate the selling of some land on Mypos to an American company. Balki makes Larry his official negotiating advisor to assist him with the American methods of negotiations. |
02 Feb 1990Description ▼
Larry plans a paradise resort vacation for him, Balki, Jennifer and Mary Anne, but given Larrys poor track record with planning vacations, the girls are skeptical about going. Larry assures everyone that this vacation will be great! But things begin to go awry upon arrival at the resort.
17Three's a Crowd
09 Feb 1990Description ▼
Jennifer and Mary Anne have an argument. Mary Anne moves out and goes to Larry and Balki's and they let her stay. When Jennifer learns what they did, she feels as if they betrayed her. Mary Anne's presence causes problems for them. But they don't have the heart to ask her to leave. So they try to get the girls together to work out their problems.
18A Blast from the Past
16 Feb 1990Description ▼
When Balki invites Marvin Berman for a visit, Larry panics because the last time they saw Marvin he tried to blow them all up with a dynamite vest! They soon find out that Marvin is going into the witness protection program because two of the men he testified against did not go to jail. Now Larry and Balki fear for their lives for associating with Marvin.
19He's the Boss
23 Feb 1990Description ▼
Balki gets promoted to an executive position by the new manager at the Chicago Chronicle, but his job description is a bit fuzzy. Larry begins to suspect that the reasons for Balki's promotion might not be very ethical. |
20Here Comes the Judge
09 Mar 1990Description ▼
Balki is named the new head of the grievance committee at the Chicago Chronicle. But his new role becomes more difficult than expected when some of his friends have complaints filed against them. |
21This Old House
30 Mar 1990Description ▼
Larry convinces Balki that they should buy a fixer upper house, do some small renovations themselves and then turn it over quickly for a tidy profit. But, as with most of Larry's money making plans, things are never as simple as he thinks.
22Bye Bye Birdie
13 Apr 1990Description ▼
Balki gets a pet parrot, but when the bird goes missing he refuses to close the window despite the freezing cold weather outside! Convinced that his bird will find his way home Balki vows never to sleep again until they are reunited. |
23Digging Up the News
27 Apr 1990Description ▼
When Larry is sent to interview Uncle Shaggy the host of a children's show, Balki accompanies him cause he's a fan. Larry knowing that the man doesn't let anyone outside the show see him without his make-up; he asks Balki to get a photo of him without his make-up. Larry has the photo placed in the paper. The man later shows up and tells them that he's a convicted felon and when his picture came out someone who knew him called the station. He would get fired. Balki tells Larry they have to do something.
04 May 1990Description ▼
Larry and Balki go on an outing sponsored by the paper, in the woods. They bring Jennifer and Mary Anne along and get their own cabin. Gorpley who was thrown out of his cabin by the ones he was with goes to theirs. Later they learn that an escaped killer is in the vicinity of where they are. While most of them want to leave, Balki convinces them to stay saying what are the odds that the killer will show up where they are. But he does and he was about to get them. Later he was in custody, the trooper asks them how they subdued him. Gorpley and Larry tell versions are so full of inaccuracies. Balki finally tells what actually happened.
1Safe at Home
28 Sep 1990Description ▼
When Larry and Balki are robbed. Larry decide to install a high tech security system. He doesn't read the manual and refuses to let Balki know what the code is. But when they trigger the system, Larry forgets the code. So he pulls out the panel but the system is still active and is about to do something to the intruders and they can't get out of the apartment.
2New Kid on the Block
05 Oct 1990Description ▼
When Larry spots Big Jim Morris, a crooked contractor who's been banned from doing business with the city, talking to 2 city aldermen, he's sure it's his big break! All he needs now is a quiet night at home to write his article about Big Jims dirty dealings and he can beat all other reporters in the city to the front page story! Too bad Balki has already volunteered to babysit the new neighbors daughter and she just wants to have fun!
12 Oct 1990Description ▼
When Jennifer's old college boyfriend comes to town, Jennifer wants Larry to finally tell her where their relationship is going. But Larry, thinking that Jennifer is a "woman of the 90's", assumes that she wants him to give her freedom to see whoever she wants. Can they figure out a way to be honest with each other before it's too late?
4A Horse Is a Horse
19 Oct 1990Description ▼
When Larry gets a great deal on a race horse he thinks his ship has finally come in! But when the horse doesn't perform as Larry hoped, Balki moves him into the apartment! |
26 Oct 1990Description ▼
A man whose family have been having a feud with Balki's for a long time shows up to keep it up. When they trade barbs, Larry says something that offends him. So he challenges Larry to a duel with swords. |
6Call Me Indestructible
02 Nov 1990Description ▼
After Larry & Balki have a near death experience, Balki is convinced that 'Teflonos', the Myposian God...
7The Men Who Knew Too Much: Part 1
09 Nov 1990Description ▼
When Larry is assigned a story to cover the wedding of a celebrity in Los Angeles, he takes Balki along and the girls decide to meet them there. Unfortunately their plans for a fun filled weekend are interrupted when the boys witness a murder!
8The Men Who Knew Too Much: Part 2
16 Nov 1990Description ▼
Still running for their lives after witnessing a murder, Larry and Balki are captured by the people who want the video Balki recorded! |
23 Nov 1990Description ▼
Larry decides to buy Jennifer's engagement ring from a guy selling out of his car, but soon discovers that the shady fellow sold him a fake diamond. Refusing to tell Jennifer the truth about his mistake, he convinces Balki to help him switch the fake ring for a real one without Jennifer knowing.
30 Nov 1990Description ▼
While doing some research for the paper, Larry finds an article and picture of Mary Ann in the archives which says she's a mass murderer! Larry immediately panics and starts taking precautions to stop her from killing his friends. But when Mary Ann takes Balki mountain climbing alone, it's up to Larry to try and save him!
11The Sunshine Boys
07 Dec 1990Description ▼
Bunky McDermott, the most popular guy in Larrys high school shows up at the Chicago Chronicle and invites Larry to a party which all of his old gang will be at. Larry, thrilled at the idea of impressing everyone by showing up with Jennifer on his arm quickly accepts. But when Bunky announces that he's just returned from a tropical vacation Larry lies and says he has as well. Now he's just got to prove it by getting a sun tan in only a couple of hours!
28 Dec 1990Description ▼
Balki's been volunteering at the youth center and is helping them prepare a benefit children's show. He asks Larry to come to the show but he's preoccupied with trying to find a story he could submit. Later the woman organizing the show, drops by to bring Balki something and let's it slip that Margaret Thatcher might drop by. So seeing the opportunity to interview her, Larry goes to the show but when the show ends early, Thatcher's security man tells them not to come to the center. So Larry asks Balki who's an amateur magician to perform. But when Balki's done and Thatcher hasn't arrived, Larry tells him about Thatcher and begs him to go on and Balki does and with Larry as his assistant does things to him.
04 Jan 1991Description ▼
Larry and Balki find a box with a lot of money in it. Larry wants to keep it but Balki wants to find the owner. Later a priest shows up and claims that the money in the box is the proceeds from a fund raiser. Larry is incredulous. They decide to give it to him but the box is missing.
11 Jan 1991Description ▼
Larry's grandfather comes for a visit. But Larry is expecting an elderly man who will enjoy a quiet vacation in the apartment playing checkers. Much to his surprise Grandpa is full of energy and wants to go out on the town, date new women and eat spicy food! Larry's not sure he's ready for a grandpa like this one.
15Little Apartment of Horrors
18 Jan 1991Description ▼
Balki's mama sends a special plant from Mypos to cure Larrys cold. Skeptical as always, Larry doesn't believe it will work, but after he sees the proof with his own eyes, he's determined to make a fortune off this miracle plant! |
16I Saw This on TV
01 Feb 1991Description ▼
Larry lies to Jennifer to get out of going to the ballet with her, so Balki tries to convince him that lying never works and tells him about an episode of the Honeymooners that he saw where Ralph lies to Alice. The guys and girls reenact the episode of The Honeymooners in black and white.
08 Feb 1991Description ▼
Jennifer's mother is coming to town and wants to meet Larry. Larry is sure he will make a wonderful impression on his mother-in-law to be, except earlier that day Larry has an accident resulting in amnesia! |
18Out of Sync
15 Feb 1991Description ▼
A music producer overhears Balki singing at work and says he can make him a star! Before he knows it, Balki is 'Fresh Young Balki B' and is making his very own music video! But when he finds out the record label isn't being honest he wants out, but how can he quit when he's already signed a contract?
19See How They Run
22 Feb 1991Description ▼
Balki decides to run for student body president at school but he doesn't want Larrys help. Larry promises that he won't go overboard this time if Balki will just let him assist with his campaign. Balki agrees but quickly finds out that he and Larry have very different ideas on how to run the campaign.
20Climb Every Billboard
15 Mar 1991Description ▼
When the Chicago Bulls are on a losing streak, Larry proposes a campaign to Mr. Wainwright wherein someone climbs up the paper's billboard and not come down till the Bulls win. Wainwright tells Larry to find someone and if not he has to be the who stays on the billboard. Dreading having to stay on the billboard; Balki tells Larry he needs to make a decision and per his country's custom he needs to find a place high for the decision to come to him. So Larry suggests he climb the billboard. After getting there, Larry's about to leave when Balki says the decision came to him so he can go down. But not wanting him to go down, knocks the ladder down keeping the two of them on the billboard.
21A Catered Affair
22 Mar 1991Description ▼
Balki Starts his own catering business and its become so popular Larry tries to convince him to expand and make more money but Balki doesn't want to. In order to force Balki to branch out, Larry double books him without telling him, unfortunately Balki has also decided to take Larrys advice to expand and books himself another party as well. Now with 3 parties on the go simultaneously how will Balki manage?
05 Apr 1991Description ▼
Mr. Wainwright invites Larry to go hunting with him and when Balki finds out they're hunting ducks he's more than eager to come along. Following a traumatic duck incident on Mypos Balki harbors a grudge against the animals, but when he discovers the ducks Mr. Wainwright is hunting aren't Myposian killer ducks, he tries to stop the hunt.
23Great Balls of Fire
26 Apr 1991Description ▼
Balki and Larry decide to become volunteer firefighters but it's more than Larry can take. |
24See You in September
03 May 1991Description ▼
Larry and Jennifer won't set a date for their wedding because they're both afraid it won't last. Balki offers to help by giving them the Myposian marriage test which will prove if they are truly meant to be together or not. |
20 Sep 1991Description ▼
Balki discovers that as Larry's best man for the wedding he is supposed to throw him a bachelor party. Jennifer is dead set against bachelor parties but since Balki is planning it, she allows it anyways. But things get quickly out of hand when Mr Gorpley arrives with some unexpected party favors.
27 Sep 1991Description ▼
Larry and Jennifer's wedding day has finally arrived! But on the way to the ceremony location the boys are arrested and thrown in jail! Will this wedding actually happen, or will the universe do everything in its power to stop these nuptials?
3This New House
04 Oct 1991Description ▼
Larry tries to trick Jennifer into living in a dump of an apartment, but his plan backfires and they end up in a huge house they can't afford! Can their marriage survive living in a mansion on coach airline leftovers and mini bags of peanuts?
4Weekend at Ferdinand's
18 Oct 1991Description ▼
The King of Balki's country comes to the US and drops by Balki's first. Later he sits next to Larry and while Larry is talking, the man dies and falls on Larry. When Balki learns of this, he tells Larry as per custom since he was the one who touched him when died, he is now the King. Larry of course doesn't want to be King. Balki mentioned that a member of the King's Cabinet would be a perfect King and he will be there at a function the King was suppose to attend. So Larry decides to make it appear that the King isn't dead and bring him to the function so that the guy can be the one to touch him so that he could be King. They bring the King there but the guy is so incensed with the King that he keeps his distance.
25 Oct 1991Description ▼
The next door neighbors tell Balki that his house is haunted. Thrilled at the idea of sharing his bedroom with a ghost, he runs home to tell everyone but Larry doesn't believe him. So the two decide to spend the night in Balki's room and wait for the ghost to appear.
01 Nov 1991Description ▼
Larry and Balki decide to build a gazebo in the back yard. While Jennifer and Mary Anne watch, they realize the resemblance between Larry and Balki with Laurel and Hardy. The boys build the rest of the gazebo in black and white while paying homage to the classic Laurel and Hardy show.
7Citizenship: Part 1
08 Nov 1991Description ▼
Balki is about to take his citizenship test to finally become and American citizen. Larry decides to surprise him by flying Balki's mama over from Mypos for the ceremony, but when she realizes what the ceremony is for she gets upset and demands Balki return home to Mypos with her.
8Citizenship: Part 2
15 Nov 1991Description ▼
Larry arrives in Mypos to try and convince Mama Bartokomous to allow Balki to return to America. Sadly Mama is away on a retreat and won't be back for a week, so Balki invites Larry to stay and enjoy island life while they wait for her. But Larry begins to like it a little too much and wants to stay forever!
22 Nov 1991Description ▼
Larry gets a deal on 58 wild turkeys and has a plan to sell them for Thanksgiving, so he brings them home to live in the backyard! But when Jennifer's engagement ring goes missing the turkeys take the blame. |
29 Nov 1991Description ▼
Balki's draws a comic of his stuffed sheep Dimitri and Mr Wainwright asks him to turn it into a regular comic strip for the Chicago Chronicle. Larry is assigned to write the Dimitri stories while Balki will do the artwork, sadly the two have very different ideas of what kind of sheep Dimitri should be.
06 Dec 1991Description ▼
Larry installs an expensive new stereo in his car but it keeps getting stolen. Finally having enough of this, Larry hatches a plan to catch the criminals, but he and Balki accidentally get locked in the trunk. |
12Door to Door
20 Dec 1991Description ▼
Larrys got a new get rich quick scheme that's going to make him and Balki millionaires overnight. His new revolutionary cleaning products are a miracle and he's got a plan to make a fortune by selling to one rich client! |
13Two Angry Men
03 Jan 1992Description ▼
Larry and Balki find themselves serving on a jury. Larry has plans to go away with Jennifer and he hopes that the case seems very cut and dry. But Balki is the lone hold out and when he tells the jury his reason for the way he is voting they find it absurd and want to rip him apart because of him they can't leave.
17 Jan 1992Description ▼
Dimitri has been kidnapped and Balki is beside himself, but Mr Wainwright needs a special Dimitri cartoon drawn and ready to go by Monday morning! But Balki can't draw Dimitri without him there, so Larry comes up with a plan to get the sheep back.
15Going Once, Going Twice
01 Feb 1992Description ▼
Larry is sent to cover an estate auction, Balki goes with him. When Larry tries to show Balki how people bid, the auctioneer mistakes it as an actual bid. So they end buying an expensive bottle of wine. Larry decides to bring it back to the auction and resell it. But the next day they can't find the wine.
16Yes Sir, That's My Baby
08 Feb 1992Description ▼
Balki finds some baby booties that Jennifer is knitting and Larry assumes she is pregnant. The guys begin to daydream about how fun to would be if Balki had a baby as well and their kids could grow up together. In the daydream Baby Balki and Baby Larry play in their crib and are the spitting image of their fathers!
29 Feb 1992Description ▼
Balki wants to see Wayne Newton. Larry tells a lie so that Balki can meet him. |
14 Mar 1992Description ▼
When Mr Wainwright buys a new couch for his office, Larry offers to deliver it for him. It proves to be a much more difficult task than either he or Balki expected, especially when the elevator repairman comes and begins testing the elevators brakes while the cousins are trapped inside!
19The Play's the Thing
21 Mar 1992Description ▼
Balki has given a script Larry wrote to Lydia who's decided to produce the play! But when Larry visits the set he causes everyone to quit, so he takes over and casts his friends and family in the roles instead. |
28 Mar 1992Description ▼
Mr Wainwright sends Larry and Balki for a stress test, but the doctors tests cause them to turn on each other under the pressure. |
21Or Get Off the Pot
04 Apr 1992Description ▼
Mary Anne has been dropping hints for months that she wants Balki to marry her, sadly he just doesn't seem to get the hint. Jennifer is worried about her and asks Larry to talk to him, but as Larry beats around the bush trying to get his point across, Balki misunderstands and instead thinks that Mary Anne is dying.
11 Apr 1992Description ▼
Still reeling from his break up with Mary Anne, Balki mopes around the house in a horrible depression. Larry decides to try and help him recover by taking him to a singles bar. But when Balki winds up bringing two women home Larry tries to hide the second one from Jennifer.
23It Had to Be You
18 Apr 1992Description ▼
Still broken up with Mary Anne, Balki plays the field dating up to 3 women everyday. Larry thinks he's living the bachelors dream! But Jennifer knows he's actually miserable and misses Mary Anne so she tries to get them back together. |
24Get Me to the Dump on Time
18 Apr 1992Description ▼
With no responsibilities for Balki's upcoming wedding, Larry feels left out so Balki puts him in charge of guarding the sacred Myposian marriage necklace. |
1The Baby Shower
09 Jul 1993Description ▼
Balki and Mary Anne return from their 5 month honeymoon in Mypos to a very pregnant, very uncomfortable Jennifer. Balki has brought home a special root from Mypos that he says will cure her pregnancy pains but she refuses to try it. Desperate to ease Jennifer's pain, Larry decides to try the root to prove its innocence. But the root acts like a drug and the cousins get out of control.
16 Jul 1993Description ▼
While out shopping for presents for Jennifer and Mary Anne, Larry and Balki get locked in the department store with a big dog. |
23 Jul 1993Description ▼
Balki becomes infected with the Myposian death curse, which means he can never touch another living thing without killing it. His mama sends him a special suit which he must wear until the curse is broken. |
4The Baby Quiz
30 Jul 1993Description ▼
Balki and Mary Anne sign up Larry and Jennifer to be on the game show 'The Baby Quiz'. But Larry, desperate to win as always, tries to cheat. |
5Up, Up and Away: Part 1
06 Aug 1993Description ▼
Mary Anne goes into labor early, leaving Jennifer overdue and miserably still pregnant. Desperate to find a way to force herself into labor, Jennifer drags Larry and Balki to the county fair in an attempt to force her baby to come. |
6Up, Up and Away: Part 2
06 Aug 1993Description ▼
Balki, Larry and Jennifer are still trapped in a runaway hot air balloon and Jennifer finally goes into labor! |
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