Episode InfoEdit

Episode 57 - Season 3, Episode 13

First Aired: December 13, 1984


Karen returns as the housekeeper, with her usual skill at egg preparation.  Alex is rushing a fraternity and hopes that Suzie Farkas as his date will impress the brothers, who are very concerned about family roots and social status.  And when Suzie breaks her ankle ice-skating, Alex aska Karen to fill in (who initially refuses, but later shows up at the dance).  Karen explains to Steven where she came from and why she became a housekeeper.


  • Alex is going to the Alpha Phi Epsilon dance
  • In the closing shot in the kitchen, it is very clear that a section of linoleum is coming up.
  • Meredith Baxter Birney does not appear in this episode.  (see explanation).
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