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A self made millionaire from Hoboken "NICK FOLEY" needs to change his image...Fast!!! To aquire a family image this playboy needs to do a complete 180. In a stroke of genius deduction he decides to adopt 6 orphan girls. He takes them to live in his bel-Air mansion. After his idea backfires in a complete deal breaker, he relizes it wasn't that important anyway and he asks the girls to stay- permanently. The show was set in 1961 and focused on the girls misadventures and problems they faced growing up in the 60s from small dances to the Cuban Missile Crisis. This show was a first in tv history as it was the first and only to incorparate music into the plot line. A tv musical if you will, featuring music from the 50s and 60s rewritten to fit the plot. Defineatly one of the best dramas ever made for tv!!!!!!!


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S01E01 Pilot 09/03/1987 A wealthy businessman decides to soften his "cutthroat" image by adopting some children. He winds up adopting six girls and isn't prepared for the problems that come with them.
S01E02 High Society 15/03/1987 Nick forces Rose to become a debutante. He feels that she is spending too much time with her new found religion ""spatzkism"". At a party, she meets a guy named Matthew Taylor who tries to use her. She resists his advances and tries to run away. Nick and the girls get in on the fun of getting even with Matthew which causes everyone to go ""ape"". A secret comes out about Rose's mother, and Nick has to help Rose deal with the emotions she's facing and the loss. Rose makes a splash at the debutante ball.
S01E03 Foley vs Foley 22/03/1987 the girls favorite hangout is going to be closed because of a greedy developer.Nick encourages them to fight for what they believe in,until he finds out the greedy developer is his new partner ""Miles Parnell"" and the building to be built is the new ""Foley Center"".Nick and the girls are on opposite sides of the issue and the girls have to convince him Spiro's is already a landmark,and should be saved.
S01E04 First Love 29/03/1987 Nick and Diane go head to head in a battle over her latest boyfriend.He forbids her to see him because hes not the right kind of guy for her,she challenges him about his girlfriends.They come to an agreement to cancel both there dates,Nick reneges and Diane finds out.Diane goes on her date and finds out Nick was right all along.
S01E05 Business Is Business 05/04/1987 Marva wants to start her own business,Nick says he won't help her.Marva does it anyways,now she's in the food business.Her perfect calculations however hadn't counted on backstabbing competition.After an idea from Perry Mason,Marva decides to try an insurance scam,she decides to torch her truck.Nick has to convince her not to,before she gets into real trouble
S01E06 Pattys Mom 12/04/1987 Patty thinks shes found her mom.She makes a deal with Nick that she will relent off her search for a while,if Nick stays on the street corner where she saw the woman,for a whole week!!!!. Now Nick is stuck on a street corner looking for a woman with purple boots and a stuffed giraffe wearing tennis shoes.He does find her, and against his better judgment he reunites Patty with her mom.The results are disastrous.In the end Patty stays with Nick.
S01E07 Bad Blood 19/04/1987 Nicks brother shows up unexpectedly,and rekindles old wounds between him and his brother.In the meantime Patti gets in trouble at school for using uncle Frankie's tactics to get even with another student.This causes more problems with Nick and his brother- they stop speaking. Nick then learns his brother is dying of leukemia and he tries to patch things up before its to late.
S01E08 Born to Ride 26/04/1987 Diane goes for her permit.Nick and the girls star in a Foley Foods commercial.2 swindlers try to fake an injury lawsuit against Diane when she gets into an accident with their vehicle.
S02E01 Vegas Rock 18/09/1987 This is the second season opener.Diane stupidly donates Elvis's guitar to a celebrity auction to save face with Amy Hillerman,when she doesn't have it to begin with.In the meantime Nick has received a threat toward his family from a local mob boss.The FBI has him go undercover in Vegas to catch this mob guy.Diane knows Nicks out of town so she tricks Clapper into taking them to Vegas, her idea is to ask Elvis himself to donate his guitar.The girls do a little gambling and even perform in a stage show (accidentally). Nick runs into them and all heck breaks loose.The mob guy ends up behind Bars.Rose falls for one of the Mafia getaway drivers.
S02E02 Once in a Lifeguard 25/09/1987 Patti experiences growing pains when she develops a crush on a lifeguard twice her age. Rose tries to become a lifeguard.
S02E03 Thats Cheating 02/10/1987 Mickey wants to win the yellow beanie sooooo bad she pledges to sell over 500 boxes of girl scout cookies.Rose cheats on her chemistry test,and Nick is vying for the hospitals ""Man of the Year"" award against his arch enemy Al Swichertze.In the end important lessons are learned and goals achieved.
S02E04 Wilderness Blues 16/10/1987 The episode starts with the girls arguing and Nick gets fed up and decides they need quality family time, so he takes them on a disastrous camping trip.The problem is solved however and harmony returns.
S02E05 Dear Diary 23/10/1987 The girls fight to save there favorite teacher. Meanwhile Patty is having trouble with a writing assignment, so miss Newman gives her a diary to compose a story in. Nick finds it and believes that the diary is real and approaches Patty about it, she gets angry and runs away. The other girls publish a bulletin to help save miss Newman and they get suspended. Nick fights for their cause and miss Newman is allowed to resume teaching.
S02E06 Hunk in the House 06/11/1987 Nicks godson comes to visit, he's having family problems and Nick promised the kid's father he'd try to help him. Diane is immediately infatuated with him and goes to Rose for help. Rose likes him too and hides her feelings to help Diane. The guy ends up falling for Rose and a whole love triangle develops. Nick finds out the kids problem and helps.
S02E07 Marva in the Key of Cee 13/11/1987 Marva discovers that Roses new piano teacher has a secret identity,she was a famous singer. Finding out that they have a lot of the same likes they become friends.Marva decides she wants to help Cece restart her career,so without her permission she volunteers her to perform at their high school dance.She then proceeds to call up radio stations and the 6 o'clock news team,and even someone from her old record label and invite them to the dance as well.Marva oversteps her bounds and the 2 stop speaking to each other.Nick has to save the day.
S02E08 Beauty and the Babe 20/11/1987 Diane decides to enter a beauty pageant, with Nicks permission and a promise to keep her grades up,she goes ahead with it.Mickey wants a unicorn so she dresses up as one to try and catch one.Diane's grades drop and she forges Nicks name on her unsatisfactory note, she is also propositioned by one of the beauty pageant judges.In the end she learns a lesson in honesty and integrity.
S02E09 A Russian Holiday 11/12/1987 The Russian diplomat and his son visit.Rose decides hes to stiff and needs to be shown a good time,so she sneaks him out of the embassy without anyones knowledge or consent.He becomes very infatuated with her and decides he no longer wishes to return to Russia.
S02E10 A Very Foley Christmas 20/12/1987 Christmas approaches and the girls find out a new social worker has been assigned to them.Nicks scheduled meeting with the worker gets delayed because he has car trouble.The girls entertain her while waiting for Nick.They find out she wants to remove them from Nicks care,so they try to convince her of changing her mind by telling her of there many adventures and how Nick has helped them,in the end the girls are allowed to stay.
S02E11 Guess Who's Coming to Slumber? 08/01/1988 Marva runs for class president and stoops to her competitors levels by making false promises. Meanwhile Patty steals a dying racehorse.
S02E12 Sweet 16 15/01/1988 The Cuban missile crisis hits the girls full blast as Russia threatens to attack the United States. Nick decides to build a bomb shelter when Mickey becomes afraid of being vaporized.Diane plans a very emotional sweet 16 party, with the idea of creating harmony with Russia.
S02E13 The In Crowd 00/00/0000 This episode as far as i know was never actually filmed - the script ( which i have seen) made it through 2 drafts and was about to be finalized. The Plot has Diane trying out for the Cheerleading squad. She loses because she wasnt part of the ""In Crowd"" Click. In the meantime the girls all pitch in to get a down payment raised for their very own vehicle ( Nick does approve this.Meanwhile Mickeys school assignment is ahving her trace her familys lineage - well she dosnt have a family so Nick lets her ""borrow"" his.And finally Nick has a problem with a stockmarket investment. The episode actually called for 2 new songs and would have ended with Diane gaining a boyfriend. This episode also has you find out what a great mechanic Patty is.Even though it wasnt actually filmed i think people should be aware of the fact that plans were made for future episodes.
S02E14 The Big Con 00/00/0000 Yet another script that was being worked out as a woman from Clappers past comes to visit -- the problem: over the years Clapper has been telling her he is the owner of Foley Foods and owns a mansion and has adopted 6 girls! The girls and Nick help try to bring the lie to life and act out the parts, In the meantime the foleys favorite tv show loses a sponser and the girls want Nick to have Foley Foods to back it. all goes well until the owner of the show arrives on Nicks doorstep at the same time Clappers old flame does! In the meantime Rose uses the car on a date with Arnold and hits a light pole denting it BADLY.
S02E15 The Artful Dodger 00/00/0000 This is the last script that i know of -- it starts off with a young man named Charlie escaping a police escort to a half way house. He staels a motorcycle and heads for L.A. In the meantime Mickey is upset that she dosnt know when her actual birthday is so the girls and Nick help her to chooose one. When Charlie gets to L.A. he pretends to be star searching and he runs into Mickey at the gate - she talks to him a bit and starts to trust him. Nick is upset that she would talk to strangers. later on Charlie goes to the girls school and finds Mickey -- he asks her if she came from The Margaret keating Home for girls? after she says yes he reveals to her that he is her brother. The girls are estatic, but Nick isnt so sure -- he hires a private eye to do some investigating on the kid. He stays at the Foley mansion,and Nick feels that he was right all along when Charlie steals a very valuable camera. But in the end Charlie turns out to be Mickeys Brother! Nick throws him out -- thinkin