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.
Barbara seeks justice when a professor makes unwelcome advances.
Ann's promotion opportunity means she would have to relocate to Texas.
Ann must deal with an irritating commercial artist.
Ann forms a partnership with her formal rival.
Ann and Barbara return from a weekend trip to find they've been robbed with Schneider's assistance.
Schneider cheers up Ann's grieving mother.
Barbara's search for an interesting major leads her to discontinue her education.
Former tenants ask Schneider to help them conceive a child through artificial insemination.
Alex is fed up with Nick's plans for their father-and-son weekends.
Schneider falls madly in love with a woman who prizes her freedom above everything.
Schneider is jealous when his young girlfriend is alone with a man her own age.
Ann's mother gets pinched for shoplifting.
Barbara takes on the cause of an endangered immigrant.
Ann tries to get to the root of her antagonistic relationship with Nick.
A dissatisfied married woman makes a play for Schneider.
When Ann comes down with the flu, she resents her mother's doting.
Nick won't let Alex get away with turning in a shoddy science project.
Ann and Nick realize a client is involved in a bait-and-switch scheme.
A genius who once tutored Barbara has graduated from college at the age of 14.
Alex accuses Ann of keeping his father and mother apart.