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Webster Long, a young black child, loses his parents in a car crash. He gets taken in by his football-playing father's wealthy former teammate George Papadapolis and George's socialite wife, Katherine. George works as a sportscaster for a local TV station and Katherine is an accomplished family psychologist.

Sep 16, 1983
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All Upcoming Times for Webster

Episode Air Date Channel

Another Ballgame

S01, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 16, 1983)
Newlyweds Katherine and George acquire an orphaned charge.

Saying Goodbye

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 21, 1983)
Webster believes his parents are really alive.


S01, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 20, 1984)
A stranger gives an after-school ride to forgotten Webster.

Special Friends

S01, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 3, 1984)
Webster meets a Special Olympics competitor.

The Great Walnutto

S02, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 12, 1984)
Webster helps a former magician (Harold Gould).

You Can't Go Home Again

S02, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 9, 1984)
George is lured back to football after a 10-year absence.

Be It Ever So Humble

S02, E23  (First Aired: Mar. 29, 1985)
A joke sets off a feud between George and Bill.

Parent Trap

S03, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 18, 1985)
Temporary parent Webster grounds George and Katherine.

Who's to Blame?

S03, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 22, 1985)
Robbers break in while Webster is home alone.

Cuckoo's Nest

S03, E27  (First Aired: May. 16, 1986)
One of Katherine's patients hides in Webster's tree house.

The Tribute

S04, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 1986)
The board votes to name a school after Webster's father.

Our Song

S04, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 20, 1987)
Webster gets the Four Tops to perform for his godparents.

Taming of the Stew

S05, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 18, 1988)
Katherine, a terrible chef, is to be on a TV cooking show.

The Talk Show

S05, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 28, 1988)
Katherine's jealousy makes Webster fear divorce.

The Couch Potato Must Die

S05, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 25, 1988)
Jerry's sprained ankle puts him on the Papadapolises' couch.

The Visitor

S06, E23  (First Aired: Feb. 24, 1989)
Webster's pen pal, a British butler, visits.


S06, E25  (First Aired: Mar. 10, 1989)
Thrust into the 24th century, Webster meets Klingon Lt. Worf (Michael Dorn).

The Wild, Wild Webst

S06, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 8, 1988)
A bully prompts dreams of a Wild West showdown.

A Hell of a Weekend

S05, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 30, 1987)
The Papadapolises meet the parents of Webster's best buddy.

Katherine the Greek

S05, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 7, 1987)
Katherine proves accurate in picking football winners.

Simple Gifts

S05, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 14, 1987)
Katherine's rich uncle tries to buy the family's love during a Christmas visit.

The Four Tops: The Sequel

S05, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 4, 1988)
Webster feels responsible for the Four Tops' breakup.