7th Heaven
Season 3, Episode 16
Air date February 22, 1999
Written by Ron Darian
Directed by Stephen Collins
Episode Guide
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"Paranoia" is the sixteenth episode of the 3rd season of 7th Heaven. On its original airing, this episode scored 10.30 million viewers.


Eric is worried that Jimmy Moon, Lucy's ex-boyfriend, is involved with drugs. He and the rest of the Camden family forbid Lucy from seeing or speaking to him. But Lucy doesn't listen, and she gets into trouble when she tries to help Jimmy. Meanwhile, Ruthie is trying to keep Matt and his new girlfriend Shana apart. She doesn't want to tell Matt that Shana has been calling the house. And Simon is trying out for the baseball team. He uses Mary as a good reference, even though he's not very good.


  • This is the second episode of 7th Heaven that Stephen Collins has directed.
  • Matthew Linville reprises his role as Jimmy Moon.


  • This is Ron Darian first episode where he is credited as the writer. In addition, Ron Darian and Brenda Hampton have been acquainted with each other for many years before 7th Heaven, dating back to when they both wrote episodes for the NBC sitcom Mad About You.

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