Episode #26 - Season 2, Episode 4
First Aired: October 26, 1983
Mallory enters herself and Elyse in a mother-daughter modeling event. Though Mallory wishes otherwise, Elyse gets more attention. And then when Elyse ends up in a commercial for Proper Penguin Frozen Gourmet Dinners (with a tuxedoed spokesman played by <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22John%20McCook%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FJohn_McCook%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FJohn_McCook%20John%20McCook%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="207358-86733933558ceb1dacf9b5" class="text" href="<a class="free" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McCook">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McCook</a>">John McCook</a>), Mallory is jealous. After 34 takes, the commercial is finally finished, and Mallory and Elyse need to talk about mother-daughter relations.
- Parts of this episode are used as a flashback in "Battle of the Sexes".
- Some of the issues between Elyse and Mallory are similarly dealt with in "My Mother, My Friend".
- In a later episode, "Designing Woman ", Steven has his go at being a model.
- Production assistant Robert Schanche appears in this episode.