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Beyond Therapy

In an attempt to get Alex to open up emotionally, Lauren persuades him to join a therapy group. Returning from a date, Alex and Lauren arrive at the Keaton home and finish a fight they began in the car. Lauren resents the fact that Alex has dragged her to a boring economics department function and accuses him of avoiding any conversation which becomes personal. The next day, Alex is relieved when Lauren shows up to apologize for her outburst. She then insists that they should try group therapy and although Alex balks at the idea, he agrees to accompany her to a session, where they are introduced to two other couples. Immediately unimpressed with the group, Alex avoids all personal questions about his relationship with Lauren and walks out. Regretting his actions, Alex resolves to prepare for his next session by reading psychology books and memorizing whatever appropriate lingo he can pick up. At the next group meeting, he wows everyone by speaking openly about his repression. Applaudin

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  • Originally Aired November 27, 1988
  • Runtime 25 minutes
  • Content Rating United States of America TV-G
  • Production Code 158
  • Network NBC
Name Type Role
Don Amendolia Guest Star
Diana Bellamy Guest Star
Helen Page Camp Guest Star
Kathleen Dennehy Guest Star
Stephen Baldwin Guest Star