Episode InfoEdit

Episode #35 - Season 2, Episode 13

First Aired: January 19, 1984

Title:  Based on an old song.


Alex tries to get Steven to invest in a souvenir project at school.  Steven is resistant, but Alex continues his sales pitch.  Elyse's mother (played by Priscilla Morrill) comes, soon to be divorced.  Elyse is concerned when she starts dating (and stays out all night).  Alex's project falls flat on its face.


  • Alex tries to get his father to invest in his enterprise using the phrase "Keaton and Son", the name of a later episode.
  • This is the first appearance of Elyse's mother since "No Nukes is Good Nukes".
  • Production assistant Robert Schanche appears in this episode.
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