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Can you name the US TV series from an outline of an actual episode that first aired during the 1985-86 season?

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NBCThe Huxtable family becomes part of Denise’s (Lisa Bonet) sociology project while Theo (Malcolm-Jamal Warner) tries to round up a date.
NBCMurdock's (Dwight Schultz) fortunes rise and fall as he uses Face's (Dirk Benedict) system to win big on Wheel of Fortune. Hannibal: George Peppard, B.A.: Mr. T
NBCJennifer (Tina Yothers) defends her boyfriend from the attacks of a bully. Alex (Michael J. Fox) is devastated when Mallory (Justine Bateman) scores higher than him on an IQ test.
ABCA mysterious stranger lurks around the Governor's mansion on Halloween night. Gov. Gatling: James Noble, Kraus: Inga Swenson, Clayton: Rene Auberjonois
CBSChris (Sharon Gless) and Mary Beth (Tyne Daly) go to California to bring back a defendant who skipped on his bail.
NBCNick (Dan Hedaya) returns and demands of Carla (Rhea Perlman) a more equitable division of their marital property: namely him getting custody of one of their kids. Cliff: John Ratzenberger.
CBSClayton (Howard Keel) shields Miss Ellie (Barbara Bel Geddes) from his financial pinch; Ray (Steve Kanaly) and Donna (Susan Howard) move into Southfork.
NBCBelker (Bruce Weitz) goes undercover to expose a corrupt parole officer; Goldblume (Joe Spano) clashes with Furillo (Daniel J. Travanti) over the demolition of some low-rent housing. Davenport: Veronica Hamel
ABCAlexis (Joan Collins) is relieved and Blake (John Forsythe) is concerned when Amanda (Catherine Oxenberg) suddenly changes her mind and decides to marry Prince Michael (Michael Praed).
NBCGeorge (George Clooney) gets Blair (Lisa Whelchel) to pose as his fiancee at his high school reunion in order to make an ex-classmate jealous. However, the unexpected prompts Jo (Nancy McKeon) to go in Blair's place.
NBCMary (Marla Gibbs) and Sandra (Jackée Harry) offer differing opinions when Rose (Alaina Reed Hall) is asked to spend the weekend in New York with the man of her dreams.
CBSRichard (David Selby) and Maggie (Susan Sullivan) survive the explosion, but Maggie suffers from amnesia. Angela Channing (Jane Wyman) is forced into revealing a long-kept secret in her fight to save her wine empire.
NBCNell (Nell Carter) pushes Joey (Joey Lawrence) to achieve his potential when she receives news from a school counselor that he is a gifted child. But Joey prefers being an average fourth grader. Addy: Telma Hopkins
NBCDuring a tap dance rehersal with Rose (Betty White) and Blanche (Rue McClanahan), Dorothy (Bea Arthur) injures her foot.
CBSA career woman (guest star Christine Baranski) wants McCall's (Edward Woodward) aid in ending her son's fascination with a charismatic drug dealer.
ABCMaggie (Joanna Kerns) gets very upset when Carol (Tracey Gold) has boy problems and wants to talk to Jason (Alan Thicke) instead of her. The dog Mike (Kirk Cameron) was taking care of runs away.
NBCJonathan (Michael Landon) relinquishes his angelic powers for awhile and realizes the dangers that Mark (Victor French) has faced being a police officer.
ABCPeter (James Brolin) agrees to appear as a guest on a radio talk show broadcasting from the mezzanine. Christine (Connie Sellecca) helps Mrs. Cabot (Anne Baxter) entertain boys and girls from the Children's Home.
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NBCKITT has his circuitry hijacked, and is turned against Michael (David Hasselhoff). Devon: Edward Mulhare
NBCCrockett (Don Johnson) and Tubbs (Philip Michael Thomas) engage a drug dealer in a game of wits and double-crosses to snare bigger game. Lt. Castillo: Edward James Olmos
CBSOn a dream vacation in Paris, Allie (Jane Curtin) becomes bed-ridden with the flu and 15-year-old Jennie (Allison Smith) spends most of her time alone with an 18-year-old Frenchman.
CBSKaren (Michele Lee) and Mack (Kevin Dobson) make up. Greg Sumner (William Devane) asks Peter to (Hunt Block) start a social relationship with Abby (Donna Mills).
NBCThe hospital's 50th anniversary spurs memories, including: the growing up of Donald Westphall (Ed Flanders), the arrival of young Daniel Auschlander (Norman Lloyd), and the residency of Mark Craig (William Daniels) under Dr. David Domedion. Dr Chandler: Denzel Washington
CBSAn old comrade of Higgins' (John Hillerman) brings his traveling carnival to Hawaii. When one of the performers is fatally stabbed, Thomas (Tom Selleck) is asked to investigate. Rick: Larry Manetti, T.C.: Roger E. Mosley
ABCA restless Ms. Dipesto (Allyce Beasley) gets a piece of paper from a mysterious man while attending a ball in Dave (Bruce Willis) and Maddie's (Cybill Shepherd) place.
CBSJessica (Angela Lansbury), Seth (William Windom) and Amos (Tom Bosley) try out the Joshua Peabody Inn, but after a number of the guests get sick eating strawberry preserves, one of the women dies.
CBSThe Loudons, George (Tom Poston), Steph (Julia Duffy), and Michael (Peter Scolari) are invited to Vanderkellen mansion for Arthur's (guest star José Ferrer) birthday. Joanna Loudon: Mary Frann
NBCEveryone tries to adjust to Selma's death as Judge Stone (Harry Anderson) interviews possible replacements, but Bull (Richard Moll) goes on a drinking binge instead. Dan: John Larroquette
NBCLaura (Stephanie Zimbalist) and Steele (Pierce Brosnan) look into the disappearance of some prized breeding pigs from an experimental farm in Iowa. Mildred Krebs: Doris Roberts
CBSAmanda (Kate Jackson) is swept off her feet by a charming art restorer she's assigned to tail---a man Lee (Bruce Boxleitner) suspects may be involved with terrorists.
NBCRick (Ricky Schroder) leads his friends in a picket line against Grandfather Stratton (John Houseman) for paying unfair wages to student employees. Edward: Joel Higgins
CBSRick (Gerald McRaney) and A.J. (Jameson Parker) investigate a string of burglaries that have been occurring in a small town. They go undercover a local camp for troubled teens as counselors.
NBCValerie (Valerie Harper) discovers a mysterious love letter in David's (Jason Bateman) pants pocket and questions him about it. Michael: Josh Taylor
ABCKatherine's aunt is getting married, and George (Alex Karras) and Katherine (Susan Clark) decide to reenact their wedding vows.
ABCWhen their sitter cancels at the last minute, Tony (Tony Danza) and Angela (Judith Light) are forced to have Samantha (Alyssa Milano) watch Jonathan (Danny Pinatauro).
NBCHenry (Jack Klugman) begins dating a twenty-year-old, much to Matt (John Stamos) and Enid's (Elizabeth Bennett) chagrin.

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