The Conners (Season 1 & 2)
1.08 – O Sister, Where Art Thou?
(December 11, 2018
Directed by Rebecca Asher | Written by Sid Youngers
When Becky helps Harris keep a secret from Darlene, it opens up a can of worms that causes a rift between the two sisters. Jackie supports Peter with his Nordic history project, and Dan reunites with an old friend.
2.03 – The Preemie Monologues
(October 8, 2019
Directed by Gail Mancuso | Written by Jana & Mitch Hunter
Harris is forced to confront Darlene about her lifestyle; Jackie involves herself in other people’s problems to avoid confronting her own; Becky is overwhelmed by the costs of raising a baby, so her family steps in to help.
2.04 – Lanford… Lanford
(October 15, 2019
Directed by Gail Mancuso | Written by Bruce Helford, Bruce Rasmussen, Dave Caplan
Desperate for more income, Becky seeks a bartending position at Casita Bonita, causing concern for Dan due to her struggle with alcoholism; Darlene finally nears a decision between David and Ben; Harris’ new friend, Odessa, means trouble.
2.07 – Slappy Holidays
(November 19, 2019
Directed by Gail Mancuso | Written by Emily Wilson
Chaos ensues when Dan finally gets the entire family together for Thanksgiving dinner; mixed feelings about the Lunch Box continue to build tension in the house; Harris makes an unexpected move.
2.08 – Lanford, Toilet of Sin
(November 26, 2019
Directed by Gail Mancuso | Written by Bruce Helford
Jackie is faced with a difficult decision that brings the family and community together; Becky starts working a new late-night shift at Casita Bonita; Darlene goes to extreme measures to mend her relationship with Harris.
2.09 – Smoking Penguins and Santa on Santa Action
(December 10, 2019
Directed by Jody Margolin Hahn | Written by Kimberly Altamirano, Simone Finch
Dan is disappointed when everyone but Becky forgets about his birthday; Darlene faces another issue; Dan excludes Jackie from the family Christmas Santa photo for mistreating Louise.
2.11 – Mud Turtles, A Good Steak and One Man in a Tub
(January 28, 2020
Directed by Gail Mancuso | Written by Dave Caplan
Becky thinks that Jackie’s new friend, a supplier, is taking advantage of them; Darlene is thrilled when Harris gets into Central Illinois State, but Harris might have found a better offer; Dan finds himself in an embarrassing situation.
2.12 – Live from Lanford
(February 11, 2020
Directed by Jody Margolin Hahn | Written by Bruce Helford, Bruce Rasmussen, Dave Caplan
The Conners share their differing takes on why they all think everyone should vote; Louise gets an opportunity that might send her away from Lanford, prompting the family to interfere in Dan’s complicated relationship.
2.17 – The Icewoman Cometh
(April 7, 2020
Directed by Don Scardino | Written by Amy Fox
Back from Arizona, Bev announces that she wants to use her finances to spread happiness; when she offers to fund Mark’s tuition to a prestigious coding camp, Darlene tries to convince her to give the money to Harris instead.
2.18 – Pilot Lights & Sister Fights
(April 14, 2020
Directed by Fred Savage | Written by Daniel Talbott
Dan is finally ready to share his feelings with Louise; Darlene realizes how badly she wants a baby; Ben gets caught up playing handyman and babysitter for Becky, which causes him to miss an important meeting.
2.19 – CPAPs, Hickeys and Biscuits
(April 28, 2020
Directed by Lynda Tarryk | Written by Kimberly Altamirano
Dan and Louise take their relationship to the next level and come to appreciate the complexities of aging; Darlene spends the night in jail and leaves parenting duties to Ben; Mark and a friend’s class experiment leaves them with hickeys.
2.20 – Bridge Over Troubled Conners
(May 5, 2020
Directed by Gail Manusco | Written by Emily Wilson
Darlene and Ben go apartment hunting; Jackie and Becky take Beverly Rose on a road trip to Mexico to meet her father for the first time; Dan reluctantly shares his financial troubles with Louise.