Written by Richard Bensfield & Perry Grant
Produced by Mel Swope
Directed by Herb Wallerstein
Original Air Date: October 20, 1973

Keith tries to land a date for the beach party with Johanna, one of the prettiest girls in school, but she turns him down for a member of the basketball team. Laurie offers to get him a date with her friend Sally, who is not exactly Keith's ideal, but he reluctantly agrees. Later, Keith finds out that Johanna's date fell through and he eagerly agrees to take her out. Now he's stuck with two dates!

Keith confides his problem to Reuben who advises him to take out the sexy one, not the nice one. Later, Shirley and Laurie learn Keith has made two dates for the same evening and tell him he should break his date with Johanna. He tries, but he can't do it.

Keith devises a plan. He pretends he has a cold and arranges for his friend Wally to take Sally out to a play. He thinks he's free and clear to take Johanna out to the beach party when Sally shows up with hot soup to nurse his cold. After she and Laurie give Keith a hard time, Sally takes off with Wally and wishes Keith a good time at the beach with Johanna. She knew about the double date all along! Laurie tells him if he had been honest in the first place, he'd never had the problem of two dates. Later, Johanna calls. Her basketball player is going to take her after all! Keith winds up spending Saturday night dateless, playing Parchesi with the kids.

"Oh No, Not My Baby," music and lyrics by Gerry Goffin and Carole King (on Bulletin Board)
"A Little Bit of Lovin'," (Ricky) music and lyrics by Rick Segall (on Ricky Segall and the Segalls)

Guest Cast:
Bonnie Kleinschmidt -------------------------------------------- Elaine Giftos
Wally Benton ---------------------------------------------------- Bobby Kramer
Johanna Houser ------------------------------------------------ Cheryl Stoppelmoor (Ladd)
Sally Winkler ----------------------------------------------------- Cindy Cassell

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