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1. New to America
2. A Haircut
3. The Yardman
4. Grab Your Umbrellas
5. Shopping for Bargains
6. Horses to Ride
7. Does Garlic Mean Garlic?
8. A Shower Injury
9. Pete's Sharp Knife
10. Provider Overbills Customer
11. A Good Sandwich
12. Saraís Upset Stomach
13. Please Marry Me!
14. Laundry Day
15. A Noisy Neighbor
16. The New Realtor
17. The Fire Alarm
18. Eddie's Short Visit
19. Carbon Monoxide
20. A Visit to Asia
21. School Boys
22. The Loose Button
23. The Pile of Paper
24. Brushing and Flossing
25. Raising the Kids
26. A Clean Toilet Bowl
27. A Love Letter
28. Spock Saves His Dad
29. A Bird Attacks
30. A Daytime Robbery
31. The Motorcycle Rider
32. The Breakup
33. Famous Model Dies
34. Shopping Carts Everywhere
35. Four Slit Throats
36. Trick or Treat
37. A Jealous Girlfriend
38. Towns Hit by Snowstorms
39. Another Jealous Girlfriend
40. She Loves Her Son
41. The Doctorís Exam
42. Hospitals Can Make You Sick
43. English Is So Hard
44. Hollywood Stars and Tourists
45. GEICOís TV Lizard
46. Law and Order in LA?
47. Destruction of Iraq
48. Have You Seen This Man?
49. LA Traffic Report
50. LA Radio News
51. Trash Truck Misses Pick-up
52. Her First Driving Accident
53. Maybe Youíre Not a Good Principal
54. Iíve Got You Covered
55. Paris Goes to Jail in LA
56. A Year with No TV
57. Letís Buy Some Paint
58. I Need Water for My Clients
59. Putting Bunny to Sleep
60. Where Is That Darn Battery?
61. If You Really Love MeÖ
62. The Wedding Gift (1)
63. The Wedding Gift (2)
64. Does a Tiger Change Its Stripes?
65. Thereís No Place Like an Open House
66. ďWe Could Have All Died!Ē
67. Itís the Thought that Counts
68. Who Ordered the Scallops?
69. Youíre Not My Daddy
70. Let He Who Is Without SinÖ
71. Shopping at the 99 Cents Store
72. Betting Big in Vegas
73. Priced to Sell!
74. The Handyman Comes
75. A Woman Has Needs
76. A Hot Day and a Cool Pool
77. Up, Up, and Away
78. Man's Best Friend
79. Six Feet Under
80. An Unhappy Worker
81. Why the Sky Is Brown
82. Itís a Small World
83. Suspicious Shoppers
84. Death Is Part of Life
85. Tagger Shoots Woman
86. Crime on the Rise
87. Too Soft on Crime
88. Pluto Chases Kid
89. In Harmís Way
90. ďSemper BuyĒ
91. A Little Respect, Please
92. A Dream from Beyond (1)
93. A Dream from Beyond (2)
94. A Trip to Egypt
95. No Doughnuts for Old Folks
96. Itís Just Business
97. A Walk in the Wild
98. Elvis Is Alive and Well
99. Bad Weed, Bad Call
100. Shark Attack
101. Love in the Hospital
102. Interstate Bridge Collapses
103. Stop Selling Those Bunnies
104. Actor Tries to Kill Himself
105. US Senator Says Heís not Gay
106. E. Coli Is Everywhere
107. Influenza
108. The Hospital Orderly (1)
109. The Hospital Orderly (2)
110. Flower Power
111. Dog Inherits Millions
112. Man Holds Staff Hostage
113. Young Boy Defends Sister
114. Remember Me?
115. The Way to a Manís HeartÖ
116. Homemade Ship to Sail Around the World
117. LA City Council Passes New Dog-Barking Law
118. Man Flies 200 Miles in Lawn Chair (1)
119. Man Flies 200 Miles in Lawn Chair (2)
120. Cleaning a Dirty Plate
121. Her Driving Lesson
122. Hurricane Dean
123. Adventurer Disappears
124. Nursing Student Disappears
125. The Lovely Banana
126. Smells like Chicken
127. The Wedding (1)
128. The Wedding (2)
129. The Waiter
130. Your Country Thanks You
131. D.B. Cooper Lives On (1)
132. D.B. Cooper Lives On (2)
133. Iím No Alcoholic!
134. 48 Homes Burn Down near Malibu (1)
135. 48 Homes Burn Down near Malibu (2)
136. Drought Attacks Georgia
137. A Bad MRI Experience
138. Body in a Barrel (1)
139. Body in a Barrel (2)
140. Red Meat, Gray Water
141. All Bite, No Bark
142. Tiger Kills Two Men (1)
143. Tiger Kills Two Men (2)
144. Red Flowers Make Her See Red
145. The Starbucks Robbery
146. The Argument (1)
147. The Argument (2)
148. The Toilet Tank (1)
149. The Toilet Tank (2)
150. Santa Molested by Young Woman
151. Fire Kills Two Young Girls
152. Police Arrest Fire-Starters
153. Get out of "Jail" (1)
154. Get out of "Jail" (2)
155. New Year Celebrations Around the World
156. Man Leaves $50K to Waitress (1)
157. Man Leaves $50K to Waitress (2)
158. Who Needs School?
159. Black Friday
160. JFK Assassination
161. Donít Top Off the Tanks
162. The Clapper
163. Tuberculosis Still Kills
164. Old Dogs Become Young Again
165. Ham and Eggplant
166. A Hole in Her Ear (1)
167. A Hole in Her Ear (2)
168. The Drugs Keep Coming
169. Woman Searches for Missing Husband (1)
170. Woman Searches for Missing Husband (2)
171. Donít Get MadóGet Even
172. The Christmas Gift (1)
173. The Christmas Gift (2)
174. The Haircut (1)
175. The Haircut (2)
176. The Robbery at the Mall (1)
177. The Robbery at the Mall (2)
178. The Driving Lesson (1)
179. The Driving Lesson (2)
180. The Move to Georgia (1)
181. The Move to Georgia (2)
182. Iíll Get a Job in a Restaurant
183. A Cleaner River (1)
184. A Cleaner River (2)
185. The Spitter
186. Kill Those Flies (1)
187. Kill Those Flies (2)
188. The Oil Change (1)
189. The Oil Change (2)
190. Boy Starts Huge Fire
191. Writers Go on Strike
192. Please Donít Hurt Me!
193. Itís Just a Little White Lie
194. Jury Service in California
195. The Rude Golfer (1)
196. The Rude Golfer (2)
197. Man Invents Toilet for Cars
198. Monkeys Cause Manís Death
199. The Light Eater (1)
200. The Light Eater (2)
201. Sara Went Shopping
202. Man Injured at Fast Food Place
203. A Life-Saving Cow
204. Driver Loses Mabel, Finds Jail
205. Jerry Decided To Buy a Gun
206. Freeway Chase Ends at Newsstand
207. Better To Be Unlucky
208. Food Fight Erupted in Prison
209. Wanted To Know How His Pigís Doing
210. Goats Being Hired
211. A Missing Cat
212. Book Him
213. Water Under the Sink (Part One)
214. Water Under the Sink (Part Two)
215. Theft Occurs Everywhere
216. Eggs and a Bunny
217. Hotel Says Goodbye to Clean Couple
218. $100 Deposit
219. Books Donít Grow on Trees
220. A Murder-Suicide
221. New Store and Its Owners
222. Mayor Denies Hit-and-Run Charge
223. Gasoline Prices Hit Record High
224. A Festival of Books
225. Crazy Housing Prices
226. Happy and Unhappy Renters
227. Pulling Out Nine Tons of Trash
228. Cloning Pets
229. Rentals at the Oceanside Community
230. Trees Are a Threat
231. Gets Booked, Writes a Book
232. Popular Park Reopens
233. Swim Classes Begin Soon
234. Getting Older But Not Sitting Around
235. Agencies Get Millions for Homeless
236. Tenants Watch Building Burn
237. Bathtub Blues
238. Blood Drive at Civic Center
239. City Hosts 42nd Art Fair
240. City and Crime
241. Bank Robbery
242. Immigration Goes Online
243. Jimmy Fixes His Door
244. Larry Needs a New Air-Conditioner
245. Man Gets 12 Years for Fraud
246. Man Shoots Up Post Office
247. Murals Are Over 200 Years Old
248. Pier Collapses
249. Cameras in Police Cars
250. A School Girl Sues Her School
251. SUV Driver Sends Officer Flying
252. Boy Drowns in Neighbor's Pool
253. Woman Dies in House Fire
254. Pilot Killed as Plane Crashes into House
255. Fishing for Girls
256. Woman Shot Next to Her Christmas Tree
257. Man Fatally Stabbed Outside Nightclub
258. Fishing Boat Sinks, Everyone Saved
259. The Mysterious Carport Stain
260. Woman Lies About Winning Lottery
261. Victory Dance Leads to Death
262. Eat Your Vegetables
263. Honk if You're in a Hurry
264. The Man Who Loved Women
265. How to Get out of Jury Duty
266. The Way to a Manís Heart
267. Female Seeks Mature Male
268. Letís Go Fishing
269. Train Wreck ďFreesĒ Cows
270. Valuable Guitar Found
271. Stepmother Kills Herself
272. Beautiful Teacher Smiles, then Walks Away
273. Are Criminals Taking Over LA?
274. Police Arrest Happy Van Driver
275. A White Spot on His Tongue
276. The Final Phone Call
277. The Doctorís Almost Perfect Children
278. There Goes the Neighborhood!
279. Letís Go to Vegas!
280. Squirrel Attacks Woman in Golf Cart
281. He Goes to War to Save His Baby
282. English Is Confusing
283. Pump Up the Tires and Ride the Bike
284. Donít Go Swimming on an Empty Stomach
285. The Park That Went to the Dogs
286. Brother, Can You Spare a Carburetor?
287. Golf Like a Girl, Manage Like a Man
288. Take Me Out to the Ball Game
289. Take This Job and Shove It
290. Where Did That Book Go?
291. When Youíve Got Your Health, You've Got Everything
292. It Doesnít Have That ĎNew Carí Smell
293. Rich Man Invites Poor Student to Dinner
294. It Only Rings When I'm in the Bathroom
295. It Was an Old, Worthless Clock
296. Schoolboys Get Five-Finger Discount on Candy
297. Collecting Seashells at the Seashore
298. Check Your Bags at the Store Entrance
299. When I Retire, We Will See the World
300. Get Me a Caffe Latte or Go to Jail
301. The Slow Computer (1)
302. The Slow Computer (2)
303. The Careful Reader
304. Avoid the Flu
305. Magician Attracts Women
306. US Border Patrol
307. Car Shopping in California
308. Happy Anniversary
309. ďRead All about It!Ē
310. A Factory Worker
311. Bad Pork
312. Donít Eat the Meat
313. Copper Robbers
314. Weekly Driving Lessons (1)
315. Weekly Driving Lessons (2)
316. Laundry Day (1)
317. Laundry Day (2)
318. The Bargain CD Set (1)
319. The Bargain CD Set (2)
320. Itís All Over
321. The New Clothes (1)
322. The New Clothes (2)
323. Food as Punishment
324. US Passports Outsourced
325. The Demanding Son
326. A Practical Joke
327. The Dead Pedestrian
328. Bad News, Good News
329. The Cluster Balloonist
330. The Rude Clerk
331. The Tax Charge
332. The Fire in the Hills (1)
333. The Fire in the Hills (2)
334. The Vacuum Cleaner Filter (1)
335. The Vacuum Cleaner Filter (2)
336. The Rental Car (1)
337. The Rental Car (2)
338. The Marathon Cheater
339. Honoring G.W. Bush
340. School Bus Crashes
341. The Chipped Teeth
342. Donít Take My Property
343. New Law for Taco Trucks
344. The Horrible Face (1)
345. The Horrible Face (2)
346. The Refund (1)
347. The Refund (2)
348. Shut Your Mouth
349. TSAís New Policy (1)
350. TSAís New Policy (2)
351. Iím Pregnant
352. Court Approves Same-Sex Marriage
353. Making Peace with Russia
354. Impolite to His Brother
355. Protecting the Public
356. Malibu to License Paparazzi
357. The Cyclone in Myanmar
358. Iím Moving to NY
359. The Heart Attack (1)
360. The Heart Attack (2)
361. The 2008 Masters
362. The Bloody Forehead
363. Feds Threaten WWII Vet
364. Letís Speak English
365. Bad Dreams

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