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(1978–1986)

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1986

10 Jan. 1986
Arnold's Initiation
Arnold's desire to join a coveted elite club at school has serious consequences for the busboy at the local hamburger joint when the prank prompts the busboy's unsympathetic boss - without investigating the situation - to unmercifully fire him on the spot.
 
17 Jan. 1986
Bulimia
Kimberly makes a return visit home and all seems well with her, except that she's hiding a dark secret. The fact that she has been utilizing the dangerous Bulimic practice of staying thin by eating and then regurgitating it back out in the bathroom. She does her best to hide this from everyone until it becomes all too clear that her health is in jeopardy.
 
24 Jan. 1986
Sam's Big Brother
Arnold gets jealous when Sam begins spending more time with Willis and he is the odd man out.
 
31 Jan. 1986
Arnold's Tangled Web
Arnold overhears Drummond's phone conversation where he authorizes the firing of a poorly performing employee. Knowing he is getting an F in geometry (and fearing similar treatment from his father), Arnold turns to a con artist to forge his report card and Drummond's signature. But things backfire when Drummond - elated when he thinks his son had done outstanding in the class - plans to have him enrolled in an advanced placement course.
 
7 Feb. 1986
Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown
Sam considers getting into a fist fight with a new kid in school who is constantly picking on him. Drummond and the family are featured on a television show about the rich and famous.
 
21 Feb. 1986
The Big Bribe
Seeing that Arnold is afraid to ask out a pretty girl from his school, Willis bribes her with concert tickets so that she will ask him out. The plan backfires when Arnold eventually finds out.
 
28 Feb. 1986
The Photo Club
Arnold gets locked in a closet with his schoolyard rival Lisa.
 
7 Mar. 1986
The Front Page
In the last completed episode, Arnold discovers a steroid ring operating among athletes at his school and tries to publicize it in the school newspaper.
 

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