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Telecast: September 1967
Telecast: September 1969
Mothers-In-Law Video Library
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Domestic hilarity abounded in this NBC sitcom
produced (and often directed) by Desi Arnaz,
which ran from 1967-1969. Jerry Fogel and
Deborah Walley are college-age newlyweds Jerry
and Susie, who must deal with the interference
and in-fighting of their parents, Eve and Herb
Hubbard (Eve Arden and Herbert Rudley) and Kaye
and Roger Buell (Kaye Ballard and Roger C.
Carmel, who was replaced after the first season
by Richard Deacon).
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 1 VHS
Includes the pilot episode "On Again, Off
Again, Lohengrin," in which the Hubbards
and Buells argue over wedding plans;
"Everybody Goes on a Honeymoon," in
which the two families surprise their
honeymooning children; and "All Fall
Down," about the time Eve and Kaye break
their legs skiing. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 2 VHS
Includes "A Night to Forget," in which
Kaye and Eve get locked into a store at night
and Desi Arnaz guest stars; "The Newlyweds
Move In," which shows what happens when the
kids move into an apartment; and "The
Career Girls," featuring guest Rob Reiner,
detailing the antics of Kaye and Eve when they
audition for a play. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 3 VHS
Includes "Who's Afraid of Elizabeth
Taylor?," which shows how Eve and Kaye
react when their hubbies say they'd sleep with
Liz; "My Son the Actor," detailing the
two families' efforts to land Jerry a part in a
play; and "How Do You Moonlight a
Meatball?" in which Eve and Kaye go into
business to help pay for Susie's ring. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 4 VHS
Includes "I Thought He'd Never Leave,"
with Larry Storch as a fugitive bank robber who
hides in the Hubbards' house; "The Great
Bicycle Race," with the Buells and Hubbards
joining a bicycling club; and "Through the
Lurking Glass," in which Roger is saved by
costumed Kaye, Eve and Herb after being
arrested. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 5 VHS
Includes "Divorce Mother-in-Law
Style," about Jerry and Deborah showing
their families a lesson by creating a fake
divorce; "The Not Cold Enough War," in
which Kaye gets upset when the refrigerator Eve
gives her breaks down; and "You Challenge
Me to What?," in which Roger and Herb's
disagreement leads to a duel. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 6 VHS
Includes "Everybody Wants to Be a
Writer," in which Eve and Kaye's TV script
turns out to be swiped from another writer;
"The Kids Move Out," which finds Jerry
and Susie packing when their parents'
interference proves too much; and "Don't
Give up the Sloop," about a boat fought
over by the Hubbards and the Buells. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 7 VHS
Includes the two-part "The Hombre Who Came
to Dinner," with Desi Arnaz as a matador
who stays with the families for a while, then
invites them to join him on his variety show in
Mexico; and "I'd Tell You I Love You But
We're Not Speaking," in which Jerry and
Susie go the group therapy route to help get
their parents to talk to each other again. 78
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 8 VHS
Includes "Herb's Little Helpers," in
which Eve fills in for Herb's secretary when she
calls in sick; "Bye, Bye Blackmailer,"
in which Roger and Herb get involved in a loan
mix-up; and "The Wig Story," focusing
on Roger's obsession with Eve's blonde wig. 78
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 9 VHS
Includes "Jerry's Night Out with the
Boys," telling how the in-laws get involved
when Jerry's night of card playing leads to a
fight with Susie; "The Long, Long
Weekend," which finds both families
stranded in a cabin in the snow; and
"Jealousy Makes the Heart Grow
Fonder," which finds Eve getting jealous
when Herb greets an old flame (Beverly Garland).
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 10 VHS
Includes "How Not to Manage a Rock
Group," in which both families invest in a
rock band called The Warts (guest stars include
Joe Besser, The Myhers and The Seeds);
"Here Comes the Bride Again,"
involving Jerry and Susie's second wedding and
introducing Richard Deacon as Roger; and
"The Match Game," with guest Paul
Lynde, which shows what happens when the Buells
and Hubbards try to help Jerry keep his computer
dating job. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 11 VHS
Includes "A Little Pregnancy Goes a Long
Way," in which Kaye and Eve believe their
husbands are planning a cruise to Hawaii;
"Love Thy Neighbor, If You Can't Get Him to
Move," offering flashbacks of how the
Hubbards and Buells first met; and "I
Didn't Raise Myself to Be a Grandmother,"
in which Eve and Kaye try to improve their lives
when they decide they haven't done enough. 78
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 12 VHS
Includes "It's a Dog's Life,"
involving both Kate and Eve giving the kids a
puppy as a gift; "The First Anniversary Is
the Hardest," which tells of Susie giving
away Jerry's jacket...unaware that his parents
have hid money in it; and "The Birth of
Everything But the Blues," in which Susie
tries to earn some extra cash as an animal
babysitter. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 13 VHS
Includes "Nome, Schnome, I'd Rather Have It
at Home," in which the kids tell their
folks they're moving to Alaska; "Hail, Hail
the Gang's All Here," in which Eve and Herb
try to hide from Kaye and Roger under the bed;
and "Didn't You Used to Be Ossie
Snick?," an episode about Kaye's former
bandleading boyfriend (Ozzie Nelson) visiting
her. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 14 VHS
Includes "Make Room for Baby," in
which the in-laws try to save cash by adding
another room to the kids' apartment;
"Haven't You Had That Baby Yet?,"
detailing what happens when Eve and Kaye lose
Susie on the way to the hospital; and "And
Baby Makes Four," in which Susie gives
birth to twins and a fight over names begins
(all this, and Alice Ghostley and Avery
Schreiber, too!). 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 15 VHS
Includes "Nanny Go Home," involving
Kaye and Eve trying to get rid of a strict
nanny; "Double Trouble in the Nursery"
offers the mothers-in-law babysitting the twins
for the weekend; and "Void Where Prohibited
by In-Laws," in which Eve and Kaye enter a
contest to win money for a college fund. 78 min.
Mothers-In-Law, Vol. 16 VHS
Includes "Guess Who's Coming Forever,"
with Scoey Mitchell as a black man who rents the
kids' apartment after they move out; "Every
In-Law Wants to Get Into the Act," with the
Hubbards and Buells taking Jerry's place in his
nightclub act after he gets sick (Jimmy Durante
guests); and "The Not-So Grand Opera,"
in which Eve and Kaye try for spots in an opera
production. 78 min.
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