Superdad is episode 5 of Season 1 of Growing Pains


Maggie begins to feel edged out of her children's lives and excluded from family affairs by none other than husband Jason.

While the neighbors (Wendy - a girl Mike likes) are out of town Mike look's after their puppy, Stuart. When Mike loses Stuart he gets another dog and colors it black to look like Stuart hoping Wendy won't notice.

Carol comes home from school in a bad mood and has to talk to her father because her mother is at work and can't be reached by phone.

Guest Cast


  • Ben is imitating Billy Idol while watching television. He is listening to the Rebel Yell while wearing a single black glove.