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Stephen Collins as Rev. Eric Camden
Catherine Hicks as Annie Jackson Camden
Jessica Biel as Mary Camden
Beverley Mitchell as Lucy Camden
MacKenzie Rosman as Ruthie Camden
George Stults as Kevin Kinkirk (Seasons 6 - )
Rachel Blanchard as Roxanne (Seasons 7 - )
Scotty Leavenworth as Peter Petrowski (Seasons 8 - )
Tyler Hoechlin as Martin (Seasons 8 - )
David Gallagher as Simon Camden (Seasons 1 - 8)
Barry Watson as Matt Camden (Seasons 1 - 6)
Adam LaVorgna as Robbie Palmer (Seasons 5 - 7)
Chaz Lamar Shepherd as John Hamilton (Seasons 4 - 5)
Maureen Flannigan as Shauna Sullivan (Season 4)
Graham Jarvis as Charles Jackson
Alice Hirson as Jenny Jackson
Ashlee Simpson as Cecilia (Seasons 7 - )
Jeremy London as Chandler Hampton (Seasons 7 - )
Geoff Stults as Ben Kinkirk (Seasons 6 - )
Nikolas Brino as David Camden (Seasons 6 - )
Lorenzo Brino as Sam Camden (Seasons 6 - )
Oct 25, 2004: Regret to Inform: When Kevin leads Venus (guest-star Martha Plimpton), a young woman, to believe that Martin is a rookie cop, she quickly expresses interest in him. Martin's friend Mac (guest-star Kyle Searles) encourages him to pursue Venus. Martin has a hard time revealing the truth after he learns that Venus' father is serving in the Middle East. Meanwhile, Eric and Annie are worried that Martin is getting in over his head with Venus and enlist Kevin to fix things, which only leads to rumors around the police station that Kevin is cheating on Lucy. Mac also jumps in by spreading rumors about him at school. Lastly, Ben (guest-star Geoff Stults) continues to hide his relationship with Lucy's new baby doctor, even though they spend a weekend together.
Nov 01, 2004: Why Not Me?: Kevin learns that Simon has been
kicked out of his dorm for allowing a school friend, Christina (guest star
Lauren Storm), to stay with him. When Eric comes to the rescue, he learns that
Christina is a product of social services and has three younger siblings
separated from each other and all in need of homes. Eric realizes that their
situation may be more than he can handle alone, and with the help of Annie,
encourages the congregation to make a difference by becoming licensed foster
Nov 15, 2004: Thanksgiving: With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, Eric and the kids notice that Annie is acting strangely, especially after she learns that Matt and Sarah (guest-star Sarah Danielle Madison) won't be able to spend the holiday in Glenoak. In fact, the majority of the family has made plans of their own and Eric worries how Annie will take the news. Mary and Carlos (guest-star Carlos Ponce) decide to spend the holiday in Puerto Rico with Carlos' family and invite Ruthie to join them. Meanwhile, Simon, who has something to tell his parents, but can't get up the nerve. Instead he decides to stay at school for work. Also, Martin has plans to go camping with Mac (guest-star Kyle Searles). Lastly, a strong-willed and pregnant Lucy is determined to do the cooking and decorating this year.
Nov 22, 2004: Gratitude: Simon's ex-girlfriend, Georgia (guest-star Rheagan Wallace) tells Simon she's pregnant and Simon doesn't know how to tell his parents---but Georgia is not being completely honest. Eric, Annie and the twins are on a road trip from Ginger's house back to Glen Oak and reminisce on old times. Meanwhile, Matt rushes Lucy to the hospital when she collapses at the grocery store. They can't track down Kevin as he is working on a drug bust. Lastly, a lonely Ruthie is having a miserable time in Puerto Rico with Mary, Carlos and baby Charles and calls home for comfort.
Nov 29, 2004: Wayne's World (a.k.a. Danke Schön): When a pregnant Lucy is put on bed rest following her recent hospital scare, an exhausted Camden family, especially her husband, Kevin suffers the consequences of Lucy's foul mood towards everyone. Lucy is also not able to go to her graduation ceremony and is having a hard time getting her paper done. Meanwhile, Ruthie's discovery of a disheartening e-mail on Martin's computer may explain his uncharacteristically bad behavior at home and school. Martin is having a rough time on the baseball team lately with his foul mood toward his coach and teammates, including Mac (guest-star Kyle Searles). Lastly, guest-starring singing legend Wayne Newton shows up on the Camden's doorstep with a message for Martin from his father, who is serving in Iraq.
Jan 17, 2005: Paper or Plastic?: Matt takes Lucy shopping for baby supplies to hide the babyshower Annie is throwing for Lucy. While at the department store with Matt, Lucy goes into labor in an elevator that gets stuck due to electrical troubles. Simon, Martin and the twins are shopping for gifts for Lucy at the same store and find out Lucy is stuck in the elevator and try to help. Meanwhile, Eric goes house shopping with Kevin.
Jan 24, 2005: The Fine Art of Parenting: Struggling new
parents Kevin and Lucy move back into the Camden home, while Martin moves into
the garage apartment. Eric is worried that he and Annie are doing too much in
helping Kevin and Lucy adjusting to parenthood as they're taking on more than
they should as grandparents. Kevin is fighting with Lucy on not being able to
be alone with the baby in the house.
Ruthie wants to go out with a guy she likes at school, Vincent, and gets Martin to help her. Although, it turns out Vincent and his immature parents are more needy than expected. Martin gets into a situation when a classmate, Zoe, purposely sleeps over at the garage apartment on his couch and purposely tells her friends she and Martin slept together. She blackmails Martin into letting her friends think so, or she'll tell her parents the truth of accidently sleeping over at Martin's apartment, than the Camden couch.
Jan 31, 2005: First Date: Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) is on cloud nine when Eric (Stephen Collins) and Annie (Catherine Hicks) reluctantly agree to let her go on her first official date. However, Ruthie isn't surprised to find the family handling her big news with their usual crazy Camden ways: Annie and Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) decide it's their job to help Ruthie prepare for her date with Vincent (guest star Thomas Dekker); Kevin (George Stults) takes it upon himself to give Ruthie "the talk"; Sam and David (Nikolas & Lorenzo Brino) change into their Sunday best so they can go on the date as well; an overprotective Martin (Tyler Hoechlin) and Mac (Kyle Searles) decide to spy on Ruthie and Vincent's date; and Matt (Barry Watson) volunteers to play chaperone, but finds himself in a web of lies to protect Ruthie's feelings.
Feb 07, 2005: Red Socks: The streets of Glenoak are alive with the sound of music as the Camden family breaks into song for a very special Valentine's Day musical episode. Classic songs ("Love Is Sweeping the Country," "You Were Meant For Me," "Nice Work If You Can Get It," among others) are performed by series stars Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Mackenzie Rosman, Nikolas & Lorenzo Brino and guest star Thomas Dekker.
Feb 21, 2005: Tangled Web We Weaved: Although he practices safe sex, Simon (David Gallagher) panics when his girlfriend of the moment, Sandra (guest star Olivia Allen), confesses that she has an STD, and Martin (Tyler Hoechlin) and Mac (Kyle Searles) catch Ruthie's (Mackenzie Rosman) boyfriend, Vincent (guest star Thomas Dekker), on a date with another girl. Meanwhile, Matt (Barry Watson), Lucy (Beverley Mitchell), Kevin (George Stults) and Ruthie have second thoughts about telling Eric (Stephen Collins) and Annie (Catherine Hicks) that Mary (Jessica Biel, who does not appear in the episode) is pregnant to hide the fact she's deserted her husband and baby.
Apr 25, 2005: Honor Thy Mother:
After Annie (Catherine Hicks) plans a
special family dinner, she forbids Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) from missing the
meal to go out on a date with her boyfriend, Vincent (guest star Thomas Dekker).
Later, Annie is disappointed when Ruthie takes advantage of an unsuspecting
Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) to sneak out with Vincent. Meanwhile, Eric (Stephen
Collins) is approached by a woman (guest star Melissa Gilbert) who wants him
to convince her mother to move into a nursing home, and Kevin's (George Stults)
brother Ben (guest star Geoff Stults) pays an unexpected visit to meet
Savannah, forcing Kevin to invite his mother (guest star Bo Derek) and her
husband over for a visit.
May 02, 2005: Hungry: After being taunted for wearing second-hand clothes by Vincent's (guest star Thomas Dekker) new girlfriend, Raina (guest star Ashley Benson), a distraught Ruthie runs into the bathroom and finds Martin's girlfriend, Zoe (guest star Katie Cassidy), recovering from a fainting spell. Zoe confides that her family doesn't have enough money for food and makes Ruthie promise not to tell anyone. However, when Martin breaks up with Zoe because he doesn't like her conceited attitude, Zoe thinks Ruthie has betrayed her confidence. Meanwhile, Kevin (George Stults) unsuccessfully tries to create some alone time with Lucy (Beverley Mitchell), and Eric (Stephen Collins) and Annie (Catherine Hicks) suspect that Sam and David (Nikolas & Lorenzo Brino) are feigning being sick so they can stay up late and eat sweets. Contact information for the food stamp program is provided at the end of the episode
May 09, 2005: Leaps of Faith: An extremely nervous Simon (David Gallagher) comes home to Glenoak to await the results of his STD test, and Eric (Stephen Collins) counsels a woman (guest star Erika Alexander) who is caring for her two daughters (guest stars Bree' Anna Banks and Brandi Vanice) with sickle cell anemia and whose absentee father (guest star Victor Love) is hoping to take them back with him to Memphis for treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Meanwhile, Ruthie's ex-boyfriend, Peter (guest star Scotty Leavenworth), pays her a surprise visit, which creates problems with her current boyfriend, Vincent (guest star Thomas Dekker); Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) and Kevin (George Stults) disagree over who should care for Savannah when Lucy returns to work; and Martin (Tyler Hoechlin) misses an important call from his father in Iraq while sneaking out of the house to be with his girlfriend. Contact information for St. Jude Children's Hospital is provided at the end of the episode. Catherine Hicks and Nikolas & Lorenzo Brino also star
May 16, 2005: Mi Familia (Part 1): After discovering that Mary (Jessica Biel, who does not appear in the episode) has filed for divorce and signed away custody of her son, Matt (Barry Watson) is at a loss for how he's going to break this awful news to Eric (Stephen Collins) and Annie (Catherine Hicks). Simon (David Gallagher) informs his new girlfriend, Rose (guest star Sarah Thompson), that he won't have sex with her, but avoids telling her the reason behind his decision. Meanwhile, Ruthie's boyfriend, Vincent (guest star Thomas Dekker), asks Martin (Tyler Hoechlin) to get Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) to break up with him, Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) finally decides she and Kevin (George Stults) may be ready to move out of her parents' house, and Eric introduces Cecilia's father (guest star Brad Maule) to a potential foster child, but forgets to mention that the kid is part of a package deal.
May 23, 2005: Mi Familia (Part 2): When Simon (David Gallagher) and his new girlfriend, Rose (guest star Sarah Thompson), make an unexpected visit to Glenoak to meet their respective parents, Annie (Catherine Hicks) begins to suspect their relationship might be on a fast track. Meanwhile, Eric (Stephen Collins) hides the news of Mary's (Jessica Biel, who does not appear in the episode) divorce, worried that it will most certainly break Annie's heart; Martin (Tyler Hoechlin) is unwittingly caught in the middle of Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) and Vincent's (guest star Thomas Dekker) doomed relationship; Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) and Kevin (George Stults) may have finally found the perfect house; and Eric hits a roadblock in his efforts to unite George and Gwen (guest stars Brad Maule and Holly Fulger) with three kids in need of a foster family.