Season 3

Episode Guide

It Takes Two, Baby

S3 E1
Sep 21, 1998
Eric (Stephen Collins) tries to comfort a miserable Annie (Catherine Hicks); Matt (Barry Watson) moves in with three girls on campus.

Drunk Like Me

S3 E2
Sep 28, 1998
Matt drops out of his fraternity right before an initiation ceremony; Annie fixes up an old car to surprise Matt; a parishioner flirts with Eric.


S3 E3
Oct 05, 1998
Mary discovers Lucy's new best friend's shocking secret; Matt gets turned down for a date by a college girl.

The Legacy

S3 E4
Oct 12, 1998
Simon's favorite teacher (Michael Tomlinson) is suspended after an altercation with an abusive parent.

... And a Nice Chianti

S3 E5
Oct 19, 1998
Eric helps a grief-stricken mother search for the recipient of her son's heart; Matt is in trouble with the law.

And the Home of the Brave

S3 E6
Nov 02, 1998
Wedding plans between Grandpa and Ginger hit rough water when Annie gets stressed out and fails to work on the reception.

Johnny Get Your Gun

S3 E7
Nov 09, 1998
Eric is shot when he tries to prevent violence in a love triangle involving Simon; Mary's date gets a little too rough.

No Sex, Some Drugs and a Little Rock 'n' Roll

S3 E8
Nov 16, 1998
The Camdens deal with Lucy's phone addiction, Simon's coffee craving and Matt and Mary's experimentation with herbal stimulants; Eric's old high-school band arrives.

Let's Talk About Sex

S3 E9
Nov 23, 1998
Lucy considers sex as a means of keeping her boyfriend interested, while Annie sees the consequences of teenage sex in two pregnant girls.

Here Comes Santa Claus

S3 E10
Dec 14, 1998
Eric and Annie get gifts for each other; Mary volunteers at a soup kitchen; an unlikely Santa helps Simon and Ruthie.

Nobody Knows ...

S3 E11
Jan 11, 1999
Mary keeps quiet about the tears she shed to pass her driving test; Ruthie calls a psychic to ease Simon's mind; Aunt Julie secretly returns to town.

All That Jazz

S3 E12
Jan 18, 1999
Eric and Annie must come to terms with the doctor who nearly killed Matt during his delivery; Mary schemes to attract male attention.

The Tribes That Bind

S3 E13
Jan 25, 1999
Eric discusses how the twins will change their lives; church ladies throw a last-minute baby shower for Annie; Ruthie gets into a feud with a neighbor.

In Praise of Women

S3 E14
Feb 08, 1999
Annie (Catherine Hicks) turns to Dr. Hastings (guest star Ed Begley Jr.) during a difficult labor; Matt (Barry Watson) has trouble donating blood.

It Happened One Night

S3 E15
Feb 15, 1999
While Eric and Annie (Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks) struggle to care for the twins, the older children turn selfish.


S3 E16
Feb 22, 1999
Eric suspects Lucy's ex-boyfriend is involved with drugs; Ruthie tries to keep Matt and his new girlfriend apart.

Sometimes That's Just the Way It Is

S3 E17
Mar 01, 1999
When Eric counsels a troubled husband and wife, the experience helps him and Annie put their own problems into perspective.

We the People

S3 E18
Mar 15, 1999
Moral outrage explodes in the community over an affair between a married college president and a student.

The Voice

S3 E19
May 03, 1999
Eric defends a custodian from Simon's school who claims to be hearing messages from God; Anne wants to cut loose for an evening.

All Dogs Go to Heaven

S3 E20
May 10, 1999
Two parishioners entreat Eric to take their suffering dog to the vet to be put down; Matt catches Mary in a lip-lock in a most unlikely place.

There Goes the Bride

S3 E21
May 17, 1999
Eric worries about Matt as Heather's wedding approaches; Eric learns his sister Julie is dating Dr. Hastings.

There Goes the Bride

S3 E22
May 24, 1999
Eric counsels an engaged couple facing differences; Mary, Lucy and Simon learn the repercussions of forbidden love.