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Season 1

  • S01E01 Pilot

    • September 13, 1974
    • NBC

    Conservative elderly man Ed Brown meets a Chicano man who rides in Ed's garage on a bike, looking for a job. After a day of persuasion, Ed agrees to give Chico a job as his mechanic.

  • S01E02 Second Thoughts

    • September 20, 1974
    • NBC

    Ed has second thoughts about hiring Chico and tries as best as he can to get rid of him.

  • S01E03 Old Dog

    • September 27, 1974
    • NBC

    Ed thinks that he lost his mechanic skills.

  • S01E04 New Suit

    • October 4, 1974
    • NBC

    Ed does not want to attend his former Army reunion.

  • S01E05 Borrowed Trouble

    • October 11, 1974
    • NBC

    Chico tries to persuade Ed to take a loan from the bank to improve conditions of customer service.

  • S01E06 E Pluribus Used Car

    • October 25, 1974
    • NBC

    Louis gives Ed and Chico his used car to sell which gives Chico the idea of selling used cars as a part of Ed's business.

  • S01E07 Lifestyle

    • November 1, 1974
    • NBC

    Ed thinks that something kinky was going on between Chico and his girlfriend when he caught them in the back seat of Chico's van.....but was Ed just jumping to conclusions?

  • S01E08 Veterans

    • November 8, 1974
    • NBC

    Chico and Ed try getting Veterans financing from the Government.

  • S01E09 No Room in the Garage

    • November 15, 1974
    • NBC

    A pregnant Spanish woman comes in the garage and Ed thinks that she is looking for him because he thinks that Chico may be the father of the unborn child.

  • S01E10 The Letter

    • December 6, 1974
    • NBC

    Chico wants to participate with his cousin's business in New York.

  • S01E11 Natural Causes

    • December 20, 1974
    • NBC

    When Ed hears about a death of an friend, he begins to think that he may be the next one to meet his maker.

  • S01E12 The Manuel Who Came to Dinner

    • December 27, 1974
    • NBC

    A car is towed into Ed's garage and when this man comes to the garage, it turns out that this man was a Chicano friend of Ed's from the past.

  • S01E13 Garage Sale

    • January 3, 1975
    • NBC

    An inspecor inspects Ed's garage and when he find a pile of junk in front of an emergency exit, he issues an ultimatum...Either he gets rid of the junk, or he gets a hefty fine. Ed then decides to profit from the ultimatum by having a garage sale.

  • S01E14 Out of Sight

    • January 17, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed is determined to go to court to testify on a car accident that he may have witnessed with his eye problem.

  • S01E15 The Beard

    • January 24, 1975
    • NBC

    Harold, a cheating husband counts on Ed to cover for him on his wild nights out.

  • S01E16 If I Were a Rich Man

    • January 31, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed tries to snap Chico out of falling in love with and spending too much on a woman he has fallen in love with.

  • S01E17 Ed Steps Out

    • February 7, 1975
    • NBC

    A widowed baker buys a bakery in the area and has her dibbs on Ed.

  • S01E18 Sammy Steps In

    • February 14, 1975
    • NBC

    When his car acts up, Sammy Davis, Jr. pulls into the garage to get it fixed. However, he quickly learns that this is just no ordinary garage, with Sammy Davis, Jr. fans crawling out of the woodwork.

  • S01E19 The Doctor Story

    • February 21, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed would rather fix his aching shoulder himself than go to see a doctor.

  • S01E20 The Giveaway

    • February 28, 1975
    • NBC

    Chico is carrying large amounts of cash and working strange hours.

  • S01E21 Louie's Retirement

    • March 7, 1975
    • NBC

    Louie, who has retired, wants to spend his remaining years haning around the garage.

  • S01E22 Long Live the Man

    • March 14, 1975
    • NBC

    Everyone thinks that Ed had died, and when Ed finds out about it, he gets upset because nobody had cried for him when they heard the misleading news.

Season 2

  • S02E01 Paint Job

    • September 12, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed and Chico clash over the wall of their alley for an art competition.

  • S02E02 This Hallowed Garage

    • September 19, 1975
    • NBC

    The City plans to demolish Ed's garage to open a newer, more enhanced power gas station.

  • S02E03 Auntie Connie

    • September 26, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed develops the hots for Chico's visiting Aunt Connie.

  • S02E04 Play Gypsy

    • October 3, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed meets a Gypsy who wants Ed to train him on how to be a good mechanic.

  • S02E05 The Disappearance

    • October 10, 1975
    • NBC

    Chico thinks that Ed is spending too much time living in the past and not getting on with life.

  • S02E06 Chico and the Van

    • October 17, 1975
    • NBC

    A city ""Truent Officer"" let's say tells Chico that his van is illegal in the states, so Chico moves in with Ed.

  • S02E07 Ms. Liz

    • October 31, 1975
    • NBC

    Chico falls head over heels for a woman named Liz, in fact he likes her so much that he decides to marry her.

  • S02E08 Mister Butterfly

    • November 7, 1975
    • NBC

    A Japenese man visits the garage claiming to be Ed's long lost son.

  • S02E09 Misfortune Teller

    • November 14, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed tries to prevent the bank from foreclosing the mortgage on his garage by visiting a fortune teller.

  • S02E10 Bird in a Gilded Cage

    • November 21, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed has stirred emotions when he sees his favorite silent film actress waiting tables at a local cafe.

  • S02E11 The Strike

    • November 28, 1975
    • NBC

    Chico joins a union for mechanics, but is forced to picket Ed's Garage.

  • S02E12 The Invention

    • December 5, 1975
    • NBC

    Ed creates a new invention. He decides to design training wheels for motorcycles. While trying to get the idea patented, they get swindled out of five hundred bucks for the patent process.

  • S02E13 The Juror

    • December 19, 1975
    • NBC

    Chico is assigned Jury duty, and he finds out that the defendant on his jury is actually a good friend of Ed's.

  • S02E14 The Dream

    • January 9, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico tries to persuade Ed to retire and move into a retirement home, but Ed will not go for it naturally.... I don't blame him (lol)

  • S02E15 The Hypnotist

    • January 16, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico, not realizing his own strength, hypnotizes Ed and leads him to marrying Flora.

  • S02E16 Reverand Bemis' Altar Ego

    • January 23, 1976
    • NBC

    After Chico guest preaches a good sermon at Bemis' church. The people find out that they would rather have Chico preach instead of the Reverend Bemis.

  • S02E17 The Big Brush-Off

    • January 28, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico is having some women problems. A girl that he likes will not go out with Chico because he looks too much like her ex-fiance.

  • S02E18 The Accident

    • February 4, 1976
    • NBC

    After Chico gets into an accident, Ed burrows from his own insurance money to send Chico to school.

  • S02E19 Chico's Cousin Pepe

    • February 11, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico's blind, skirt chasing, singer of a cousin visits Chico and meets Ed.

  • S02E20 Return of Aunt Connie

    • February 18, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico's Aunt Connie visits and when she does, Chico and Ed realize that she is a con artist.

  • S02E21 Too Many Crooks

    • February 25, 1976
    • NBC

    Ed, not knowing that he gave a handout to a crook, eventually Ed has all kinds of crooks from the neigborhood coming to him for a handout as well. Of course it is money they are after.

  • S02E22 The Face Job

    • March 3, 1976
    • NBC

    Ed's public life is almost destroyed when he is offered a free face lift.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Della Moves In

    • October 1, 1976
    • NBC

    Ed gets a new neigbor, but to his dismay it is a loud mouth liberal woman who now owns his garage and threatens eviction.

  • S03E02 Second Coming of Della

    • October 8, 1976
    • NBC

    When Ed lays off the fighting with his new landlady, Della decides to renew Ed's lease.

  • S03E03 Chico Packs His Bags

    • October 22, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico decides that he would rather move out on his own, away from Ed than give into Ed's rules.

  • S03E04 Chico's Problem

    • November 5, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico's girlfriend decides on calling it quits to being a nurse. She then changes her mind after saving Ed's life.

  • S03E05 In Your Hat

    • November 12, 1976
    • NBC

    Ed's lucky hat is stolen and while he needs to have an operation, he won't go under the knife until he gets his lucky hat back.

  • S03E06 Ed's Recuperation

    • November 19, 1976
    • NBC

    After finding out that the nurse that Ed hired wants to get married to him, Chico and Della try to talk her out of it.

  • S03E07 Ed Brown vs. the IRS

    • November 26, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico and Louie decide that the only way to get Ed's taxes in is to forge his name to the document. This happens after Ed refuses to pay them.

  • S03E08 Morgan and the Man

    • December 3, 1976
    • NBC

    Chico is reunited with his old high school girlfriend. Thinking the magic is still there, he proposes to her, but she ends up not wanting to marry him.

  • S03E09 Mucho Macho Ed

    • December 10, 1976
    • NBC

    A woman visits the garage claiming that Ed is the father to her unborn kid. When he hears of this, he wonders how. He then decides to ask for her hand in marriage.

  • S03E10 Old is Old

    • December 17, 1976
    • NBC

    Ed gets the idea of hiring a senior citizen for the garage when Della persuades him through a debate that seniors don't have the same rights that younger people have.

  • S03E11 Ready When You Are, CB

    • December 24, 1976
    • NBC

    Everyone has plans to attend to and people to see except Ed for New years. He then uses a CB radio that is in the garage. He comes across a woman who also doesn't have anyone to spend New Years with and she is on the road. Ed invites her to the garage and she shows up. Later, Della, Chico, and the rest of Ed's friends decide to surprise Ed by joining him for New years. When the element of surprise hits, that is when the gang meets Ed's new friend ""Kissy Face"".

  • S03E12 The Dress

    • January 7, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed donates his deceased wife's dress to raise money for a charity auction. He regrets doing the good deed when he finds out that a cross-dresser decides to buy the dress. Ed feels that he should not sell it to a man who will soil his wife's good name, so he fights to try to persuade the man into changing his mind.

  • S03E13 Minority of One

    • January 14, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed is elected President of a Mexican Better Business bureau.

  • S03E14 Champs Ain't Chumps

    • January 28, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed displays worry about Chico when Chico decides to want to fight as a professional.

  • S03E15 Chico's Padre

    • February 4, 1977
    • NBC

    Gilberto, Chico's father who he hasn't seen in many years, returns to Chico to try and give him a chance to better his life by living with him. Chico's father is rich.

  • S03E16 Matchmaker, Matchmaker

    • February 18, 1977
    • NBC

    Della plays matchmaker at trying to set Ed up with a woman. However when Ed gets word that Della did the matchmaking, he immediately wants to call the whole thing off.

  • S03E17 Black Tie Blues

    • February 25, 1977
    • NBC

    Della wants to attend a formal dance and needs a host to go with her. Nobody wants to go, (Chico, Louie, and Ed) so they all try and find ways to get out of it.

  • S03E18 Ed Talks to God

    • March 4, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed does not feel like appearing at his own birthday party. Chico however tries to find a way for Ed to go, so he gets ahold of a good old friend of Ed's and has him impersonate the voice of God by hooking sound equipment and a microphone all over the garage.

  • S03E19 Gregory Peck Is a Rooster

    • March 18, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed sells a rooster that belongs to him, but when he finds out that the rooster's purpose is to cockfight, he tries to get the bird back.

  • S03E20 Louie's Can-Can

    • April 1, 1977
    • NBC

    Louie hires Ed to be a garbage truck driver, after he is forced to retire his job and decides to open his own garbage collecting business.

  • S03E21 Uncle Sunny

    • April 8, 1977
    • NBC

    While Ed is away, his daring uncle comes to visit and throws an all-night girl party.

Season 4

  • S04E01 Who's Been Sleeping in My Car?

    • September 16, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed who returns from Mexico, learns that he has an 11 year old stowaway in the back of his car. This little kid is determined to stay with Ed in the USA.

  • S04E02 Su Casa, Mi Casa?

    • September 23, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed waits for word from Raul's parents. Later, Ed finds out that Raul is an orphan and needs a parent.

  • S04E03 Take Me, I'm Yours

    • September 30, 1977
    • NBC

    When a social worker comes to take Raul away, Ed decides to adopt him as his own.

  • S04E04 The Third Letter

    • October 14, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed needs a third reference letter to officially adopt Raul.

  • S04E05 The Bed

    • October 21, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed had stuffed 700 dollars in his own mattress. I say had because Raul, knowing that Ed needed a new one, traded the old one in for a newer one. Anyway, they have to go and try to get all the money back.

  • S04E06 The Matter of Privacy

    • November 4, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed tries to teach Raul how important it is to respect one's privacy. The moral blows up when Ed opens a package that is for Raul.

  • S04E07 The Proposal

    • November 11, 1977
    • NBC

    Ed and Della decide to have Christmas dinner together. As they are eating and drinking wine, they both get drunk and before you know it, Ed proposes marriage to Della and Della accepts. But when they become sober, they realize what they have done and try not to go back on their work no matter what. Will this wedding go ahead?

  • S04E08 Aunt Charo

    • November 18, 1977
    • NBC

    Raul's Aunt Charo comes to the Garage to take Raul back to Spain, but he would rather stay with Ed.

  • S04E09 Charo Takes Over

    • December 2, 1977
    • NBC

    Charo tries to drum up Ed's business by taking matters into her own hands.

  • S04E10 Ed, the Hero

    • December 9, 1977
    • NBC

    On a class report, Ed writes about Ed. He writes that Ed fixes poor people's cars for free. When word gets out, Poor folks from all over the neigborhood swamp Ed with trying to get thier cars fixed.

  • S04E11 Ed's Team

    • December 30, 1977
    • NBC

    Raul wants to join a basketball team and he can if Ed sponsors it, so that is what he does.

  • S04E12 The Americanization of Charo

    • January 6, 1978
    • NBC

    Aunt Charo takes her citizenship test and becomes an American Citizen.

  • S04E13 Raul Runs Away (1)

    • January 20, 1978
    • NBC

    Raul finds out about the first Chico who died (Freddie Prinze). He finds the van hidden in the garage. He goes into the van and plays Chico's old guitar. When Ed hears the music an eerie feeling comes over him. He checks the van hoping that somehow Chico came back. When he finds Raul in the van, he gets mad. He bashes the guitar over the van and screams at Raul. Raul runs upstairs and prepares to run away thinking that he cannot replace the first Chico and that Ed doesn't love him anymore.

  • S04E14 Raul Runs Away (2)

    • January 20, 1978
    • NBC

    Ed goes to Mexico to try and track Raul down. In an old church they meet and Ed explains that he misses the first Chico, but tells Raul that he is afraid that he'll get too attached and that Raul will leave him the same way Chico left him. This is a very touching episode and the only episode that was filmed. They filmed it because they went on location to Mexico. They taped all the others in Burbank CA.

  • S04E15 Charo and the Matador

    • January 27, 1978
    • NBC

    Charo's Matador fiancee Antonio, comes to sweep her off her feet to get married.

  • S04E16 A New Girl in Town

    • June 2, 1978
    • NBC

    In an attempt to add more characters to the show, Monica, Ed Brown's niece, tells her tragic story and moves in with Ed.

  • S04E17 Ed Brown's Car Wash

    • June 9, 1978
    • NBC

    For her Uncle Ed, Monica decides to drum up business by having an all-girl in tight shirts and shorts car wash.

  • S04E18 Della and Son

    • June 30, 1978
    • NBC

    Della tries to convince her son Tony to help her and her catering business.

  • S04E19 Help Wanted

    • July 7, 1978
    • NBC

    Monica upsets Ed by getting a job at a sleazy restaraunt.

  • S04E20 The Peeping Tom

    • July 14, 1978
    • NBC

    Ed is falsley accused by a woman who swears that he is a peeping Tom and is watching her on a daily basis.

  • S04E21 The Hot Rock

    • July 21, 1978
    • NBC

    Louie comes up with an invention. He wants to make a barbecue that relies on solar energy. Enthusiascic about the idea, Ed runs to his insurance company and tries to get money to launch the idea.

  • S04E22 Waiting for Chongo

    • NBC

    A motorcycle gang that know Monica comes and pretty much ransacks the garage and Ed doesn't know how to get rid of them.

  • S04E23 Buenas Dias, Mr. President

    • June 16, 1978
    • NBC

    Ed becomes agitated when the President decides to visit his garage when he comes to town.