This sitcom follows recently divorced mother (Ann Romano) and her two teenage daughters (Barbara and Julie) as they start a new life together in Indianapolis, They are befriended by the building superintendent (Dwayne Schneider), who treats them like family. Together, these four main characters face life's challenges together.
After Julie plows into a car, its dashing driver offers her a job.
Julie's boss invites her on an out-of-town trip.
Julie is startled by her boss' proposal.
Julie is implored by her father not to marry her 42-year-old boss.
A lecherous client has more than business on his mind.
An insecure boy interested in dating Barbara bolsters his confidence by taking out a notorious classmate first.
Ann meets her ex-husband's new wife.
When Barbara hands in Julie's verse as her own for a class, a school counselor takes her for a poetic genius.
Barbara contends with a girl who is trying to befriend her.
Barbara's classmate phones to say she's taken a drug overdose.
A man claims to be Schneider's son.
Ann sees her 36th birthday as a crisis, not a cause for celebration.
Ann explores romance with the building's newest tenant, a race-car driver.
Ann begins to question her relationship with a dashing race-car driver.
Ann learns that a secretary she just hired is a reputed drug user.
Frustrated over not getting enough attention at home, Barbara runs away to Chicago.
Determined to keep his job, Schneider woos the building's new owner, who falls for him.
Ann has a competitor in the lecherous Francine Webster.
Aspiring designer Julie tries to enter a fashion show after the entry deadline.
Julie must decide how to handle a banking error in her favor.
Barbara struggles with deciding whether to turn in a friend whom she caught vandalizing the school.
Julie plans to move out, but Ann doubts her daughter can make it financially.
Ann thinks Julie's new roommate is a bad influence on her.