7th Heaven
With a Little Help from My Friends
Season 1, Episode 12
With a little help from my friends
Air date January 13, 1997
Written by Brenda Hampton & Jack LoGiudice
Directed by Burt Brinckerhoff
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"With a Little Help from My Friends" is the twelfth episode of the 1st season of 7th Heaven. On its original airing, this episode scored 3.02 million viewers.


Matt secretly helps out an old woman, Mrs. Bink and skips school with Mary to do it. Eric helps out a homeless family by breaking things in his church so they can work to earn money and stay off the streets. Lucy is disappointed when I'm Eric won't let Lucy's 13th birthday party be a "boy\girl" party. Happy delivers her puppies and Simon & Ruthie care for them until the Camden's decide to sell them.


  • David Gallagher's real-life sister, Michelle Casey guest-stars in this episode as Katie Cunningham. They don't have any scenes together.


  • This episode is shown in a flashback scene in the episode, "We Do."
  • The title is a reference to a Beatles' song.

Goofs & Errors[]

  • In this episode, Lucy celebrates her 13th birthday, which would mean she was born in 1984. Although in later episodes, her birthday is clarified to be in 1983. In the episode, "I Really Do" in 2002, Matt says Lucy is 19. In the episode, "Just You Wait and See", Lucy's date of birth was listed as 1983. Although in "time to Leave the Nest" they state she was conceived on Valentine's Day in 1984.

Opening Credits[]

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