Episode #40 - Season 2, Episode 18
First Aired: February 23, 1984
Elyse begins the episode singing with a guitar. Two of her friends, Robin and Andy (played by Enid Kent and Milt Oberman, respectively), who remember their college days, encourage her to to revive her folk-singing career at a local nightclub, The Top Spot. She receives a less than warm reception at the club.
- Alex suggests the stage name "Elyse Lamour", to which Steven replies, "She's a folk singer, not a stripper."
Elyse sings several songs while accompanying herself on guitar
- "Blowin' in the Wind" (Bob Dylan)
- "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" (first three verses by Pete Seeger, others by Joe Hickerson)
- "Turn! Turn! Turn!" (written by Pete Seeger and popularized by The Byrds)
- "This Land is Your Land" (written by Woody Guthrie)
- "Kum ba Yah"
- "Beat It" (very briefly to try to save the set)
- "The Times They Are a-Changin'" (Bob Dylan)
- Parts of this episode are used as flashbacks in "Wrap Around the Clock ".
- Steven says that in college, people thought Elyse was going to be the next Joan Baez or Judy Collins. Jennifer gets a little of both and thinks her mom would have been the next Joan Collins.
- Guest star Alan Blumenfeld plays several roles in seven different episodes.
- Mallory suggests her mother sing some modern songs like "Beat It" or "Murder by Numbers".
- Production assistant Robert Schanche appears in this episode