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1 1 "Death Has a Shadow" Dave Thomas Jorge R. Gutierrez January 31, 1999 1ACX01
Grim Jorge applies for welfare to support his family after losing his job. He receives a check for $150,000 due to a misplaced decimal point, and uses it to buy lavish presents for his family. Maggie is upset when she finds out after receiving a new welfare check in the mail; Jorge attempts to make her happy by dropping his surplus money out of a blimp above Super Bowl XXXIII with the help of Jorge Jr. Both are arrested by security guards and prosecuted for welfare fraud. At the courthouse, Maggie pleads with the judge not to imprison Grim Jorge; Vicky, grudgingly coming to realize her dependence on her parents, influences the judge to reconsider their sentence. 
2 2 "I Never Met the Dead Woman" Michael DiMartino Chris Sheridan April 11, 1999 1ACX02
Grim accidentally kill a woman named Marie. While driving Emily home, he is haunted by the ghost of Marie of the entire town of Quahog. Grim gets panicky and  convinces Meg to take bring a dead woman back to life.
3 3 "Chitty Chitty Death Bang" Dominic Polcino Danny Smith April 18, 1999 1ACX04
Grim accidentally loses the reservation for Vicky's first birthday party at a local restaurant, and must create a new party. Meanwhile, Vicky misinterprets "birthday", assuming that the mysterious physician who delivered her as an newborn will be coming back to force her back into Maggie's womb. Grim fails to put together a party in time for Vicky's birthday, and reroutes a circus parade into the Lopezes' backyard. He gives Emily permission to go to a "party" at her friend's house, not realizing that it is a cult meeting where the attenders will commit mass suicide by drinking poisoned fruit punch. Grim retrieves Emily before the cult members drink the punch. The cult leader notices that Emily did not drink; he puts on his white robe and goes to the Lopezes' house.
4 4 Mind Over Murder Roy Allen Smith Neil Goldman & Garrett Donovan April 25, 1999 1ACX03
Vicky has begun sleeping; Maggie told Jorge to don't wake Vicky up, so She decides to do a slap fight with Jorge. Maggie asks Grim to take Emily to a soccer game; there, Grim punches a pregnant woman and is put under house arrest. Grim decides to open a bar in his basement so that his friends will come to visit; it becomes a hot spot and Maggie becomes upset until she gets to sing at the bar. Grim becomes jealous and gets his friends' wives to drag them out of the bar.
5 5 "A Hero Sits Next Door" Monte Young Mike Barker & Matt Weitzman May 2, 1999 1ACX05
After Grim kills the Lucky Toy Factory's new employee Antino during softball practice, he is forced by his boss Mr. Leed to find a replacement for the upcoming softball game. Meanwhile, Maggie meets the Lopez family's new neighbors, the Ratals. Grim is initially annoyed by Joe Ratal and has interest in Indian Music, but convinces Joe to play for the softball team once Maggie mentions that he played a sitar in college.
6 6 "The Son Also Draws" Neil Affleck Ricky Blitt May 9, 1999 1ACX06
Jorge is ejected from the Ninos Scouts (Suicide Victim visited by Death's version of the Boy Scouts) when he runs over the troop leader with a car. Although Jorge dislikes scouts and prefers drawing, he fears telling Grim. When Grim finds out, he drives the family to the scout headquarters in Manhattan to get Jorge readmitted. On a rest stop at a French American casino, Maggie becomes a gambling addict and loses the family car. Since each French American receives a share of the casino profits, Grim pretends to be a French American, and he is sent on a vision quest to prove his heritage. Jorge accompanies Grim to explain that he only likes drawing.
7 7 "Chici: Portrait of a Dog" Michael DiMartino Gary Janetti May 16, 1999 1ACX07
Quahog is in the grip of an unusual heat wave. The Lopezes ask Chici to enter a dog show, offering a top prize of $500, so they are able to buy air conditioning. Chici performs her tricks at the show; Grim asks Chici to beg for a treat, but finds it demeaning and exits quickly. On the way home, Grim and Chici argue until Chici gets out of the car; the police give Chici a ticket for violating the local leash law. Another debate ensues and Grim mentions that he found Chici as a stray dog. Chici is furious that Grim had brought that up and leaves the house, whereupon he is badly treated by the community. Grim buys a new cat which turns out to be abusive; the family gets rid of it and searches for Chici. By the time Grim decides to apologize to Chici, he has been taken away by the police and awaits his death sentence. Chici gets the chance to plead her case, but the court decides "it is stupid" to listen to a dog. As he is about to be dismissed, Grim steps in and delivers a last-ditch emotional appeal on his behalf. The city council members hearing the case are not on Chici's side, but Grim promises to give them $20 each, convincing them to free Chici. The charges against Chici are dropped and the town shows him new respect.