October 11, 1999: Come Drive with Me: Talking with a hospital patient (Josh Evans) spurs Matt to seriously think
about a career; and Eric's superiors reconsider giving him a raise when they see him driving a pricey convertible.
October 2, 2000: Here We Go Again: Eric opposes Annie's decision to go back to school, while Annie thinks he's making
her bear the brunt of his anger at Mary's decision to skip college. Meanwhile, Heather and Matt's on-again-off-again relationship
threatens to be off again — permanently; Mary decides to buy a car; Simon gets stressed over his first day of high school;
and Lucy is ready to begin a relationship with Andrew Nayloss, except he hasn't come back from summer vacation yet.
October 9, 2000: Help: The Colonel (Peter Graves) arrives for an unexpected visit as school problems dog
the younger Camdens: Matt flunks his chemistry pre-test; Simon struggles to find friends; and Ruthie chafes at being in a
class taught by the insensitive Ms. Riddle. Meanwhile, Mary finds her job hanging by a thread; Lucy starts a campaign to become
homecoming queen; and Annie gears up for her first test.
October 16, 2000: Losers: Annie asks Eric to spend Friday with the guys so she can confer with a professor (Jeff
Yagher). But the reverend can't find anyone willing to hang out with him, so he calls a bewildered Matt. Meanwhile, Mary
makes friends with married co-workers (Chyler Leigh, Nathan West) with questionable morals while working the
late shift; Lucy pretends to be a mom for a school assignment; and Simon has a date with a sophomore (Katie Stuart).
October 23, 2000: Busted: When Frankie (Chyler Leigh) expresses interest in signing up for college classes, Mary
starts checking out Lucy's early application packets. Meanwhile, Simon has a hot date, Lucy gets a weird proposition from
a classmate, and Ruthie discovers the manipulative fun of keeping a diary — much to the embarrassment of Eric and Annie.
October 30, 2000: Blind: A doubtful Julie lets Mary baby-sit Erica, only if Mary has no visitors. But when Frankie
(Chyler Leigh) comes by and begs Mary to take care of Mercy, Mary can't resist helping her. Meanwhile, Lucy volunteers to
chaperone Ruthie's sleepover and watch the twins; Simon is on a quest to change his image; and Matt pursues a woman who wants
nothing to do with him.
November 6, 2000: Broke: Mary's dishonesty and unpaid debts continue to affect the whole family. While Annie and
Eric argue over how to handle the situation, the Camden kids pull together to help their sister. To get the credit card company
to stop calling, however, they are forced to make a risky decision. Meanwhile, Mary continues to ignore her responsibilities.
November 13, 2000: Bye: As Eric and Annie desperately try to figure out how Mary managed to pay her credit-card
bill, the Camden kids team up to throw them off the scent. When the parents vs. children game finally breaks down, Eric realizes
that getting everyone to work together is the only way to preserve his family.
November 20, 2000: Gossip: Mary's future may be resolved, but the rumor mill surrounding her situation runs rampant.
Congregational gossip irks Eric, while Lucy wrestles with high-school hearsay. Meanwhile, Simon uses his sister's "bad girl"
image to his advantage, Ruthie spreads phony tales to draw attention away from Mary, Matt's infatuated with a beautiful stranger
and Annie goes out with an old boyfriend.
November 27, 2000: Tunes: The Camdens disapprove of Simon's new friends, one of whom insults Annie and Lucy with
his chauvinistic remarks. Heather contacts Matt, who is unsure of her intentions.
December 18, 2000: Surprise!: Eric invites a homeless Robbie to stay at the Camdens' for the night — much
to the chagrin of the rest of the family. Matt also shows up unexpectedly after being kicked out of his apartment by John,
who needs quality time with his girlfriend. Mary repeatedly calls home, only to have Ruthie hang up on her.
January 22, 2001: Home: While Annie and Matt remain wary of Robbie's ongoing presence in the household, Eric, Simon
and Ruthie find themselves warming up to the obliging outsider. Back in Buffalo, Mary is convinced Robbie and Lucy are a couple.
Matt's apartment troubles continue when John asks him to meet Priscilla's parents.
January 29, 2001: One Hundred: As Annie plans a mysterious day of cleaning, Eric freaks out over his conspiracy
theory that Mary left Buffalo because of a devious scheme she concocted with Robbie. Chores are interrupted when Ruthie discovers
a baby at the Camdens' front door. Lucy, meanwhile, stays with her friend Mike's near-catatonic mother for the day.
February 5, 2001: Kiss: After their lackluster attempt at kissing, Mike (Jeremy Lelliott) and Lucy agree
to be friends and fix each other up on dates — but the plan bothers Lucy more than she had anticipated. Meanwhile, Matt
gets in a huff over John and Robbie's newfound friendship, and Eric and Annie continue to feel alienated from their family.
February 12, 2001: V-Day: No one cares about the birthday party Annie's planned for the twins because the Camdens
are all too preoccupied with trying to deduce the identity of Robbie's mystery date. To make matters more complicated, Mary
finds out he's going out with someone else. Meanwhile, Lucy prepares for her first big date with Jeremy.
February 19, 2001: Sweeps: Robbie's presence in the house makes Mary's visit home for the weekend a less-than-relaxing
affair for the Camdens. Simon's night with Sasha is also cause for concern, especially after Lucy finds a wallet in the hamper
— complete with a condom inside.
February 26, 2001: Parents: Robbie is ecstatic when his long-lost father (Alan Thicke) appears at the Camdens'
from out of the blue, but Eric and Annie distrust the deadbeat dad's motives. Lucy's chummy relationship with her friend's
freewheeling mother (Jane A. Rogers) also concerns Annie.
April 16, 2001: Crazy: While Matt stresses over the psychological evaluation required for his medical-school application,
and the strange demeanor of his psychologist; Ruthie gets into trouble at school and tricks Robbie into coming to talk to
her principal instead of her parents. Also: Simon decides to break it off with Sasha, but fails to tell her the real reason.
April 23, 2001: Apologize: The striking resemblance of Robbie's new friend, Marie, to Mary raises eyebrows among
discerning Camdens. Annie's invitation for her to stay for dinner only makes things weirder. Back in Buffalo, unbeknownst
to Robbie, Mary makes plans to meet her old boyfriend Wilson for the evening. And Matt meets Robbie's ex, Cheryl, at the restaurant
where she works.
April 30, 2001: Virgin: Annie discovers that the particularly flirtatious mother of one of Lucy's friends is seeing
Eric for therapy sessions, and requests that he refer her to someone else. Annie then has to deal with the guilt over her
jealousy-induced interference. Simon is mortified when word gets around school that he's a virgin; Annie shared the fact with
Sasha's mother. Matt struggles with telling Robbie about his interest in Cheryl.
May 7, 2001: Regrets: The entire community makes a big fuss about a petition protesting the apparently unfair firing
of a teacher at Ruthie's school. Matt, however, knows the real reason why she is leaving, which could be rather embarrassing
for the petitioners. Also: Grandpa Charles pays a visit to Glenoak with some surprising news for Eric to pass on to Annie
— she has a sister.
May 14, 2001: Chances: Mary is back in Glenoak for the summer, but fears about living together have Robbie on edge.
Meanwhile, Lucy surprises even herself when she proposes to Jeremy; Eric and Annie are the recipients of what may be advances
from unmarried acquaintances; Matt agonizes over telling his family about Cheryl; and John and Priscilla run into an obstacle
concerning her parents.
May 21, 2001: Are: In the conclusion of the two-part love-triangle-laced season finale, Mary tries to right a wrong
by explaining to Lucy that she never had "adult relations" with her sister's fiancé, Jeremy. The only problem with the truth
is getting Lucy to believe it. James also talks to Eric about his attempted affair with Annie, as Serena comes clean to Annie
about her attempted affair with Eric. Meanwhile, Robbie and Wilson set aside their differences to talk about Mary; and Matt
learns a thing or two about Cheryl's honesty