When Christopher experiences fame, he abandons his comedic partner Danny and attempts to sabotage Leroy as he becomes competition. When Nicole moves in with Holly for a week, tension builds between the pair.
Leroy's eight year old niece causes trouble when she imposes on her uncle and the faculty at the School of the Arts. Danny has trouble getting actors' equity when he finds out another Danny Amatullo is registered. Christopher struggles with the role of Hamlet.
Danny meets his hero Bronco Bob from the old western movies. When he finds that Bronco is down on his luck and on the verge of losing his prized horse Prince the Miracle Horse to repossession by a spiteful rival, Danny may be the one to give Bronco the courage to prevail and win his horse back.
Jesse wins a song-writing contest but struggles with remaining true to himself when a couple of big-shots try to re-write his work. Mr. Shorofsky has to decide whether to let a mediocre violinist into the School of the Arts when the hopeful's father offers the school much needed money.
Christopher falls for a new student, Julie Chandler, who he discovers to be a coke addict. Her persistent use does not only hurts their relationship but may cause Julie an inevitable-and early-demise. After his parents' separation, Danny feels uneasy when his mother, Gina Amatullo (Played by Betty Karlen), starts dating Lou Mackie.
When violence erupts among neighborhood gang rivals, The Ravens and the Skulls, the Ravens' leader asks Jesse to join their gang. Although unwilling initially, when The Skulls' leader kills Jesse's good friend, he joins the gang to avenge the murder of his friend.
Prince Freddy of Vatonia visits New York City to make a speech for a United Nations' event. When the prince's life is threatened, Christopher, the prince's perfect look-a-like, is chosen to switch places with the prince. Christopher is willing to go along with the charade until he is attacked by gunmen.
When Danny finds out that a notable agent regularly attends a local restaurant, him and the gang set out to audition for him right it the restaurant. After a spirited rendition of Prince's "Baby, I'm a Star," the agent sees Danny fit for work as an agent despite Danny's life-long aspirations to be an actor. This puts Danny's acting duties in the school's latest production on the back burner.
With Mr. Morloch's strict enforcement of school board regulations, he is seen as a "Scrooge." On Christmas eve, while working on the school's budget, Mr. Morloch falls asleep in his office where he dreams he is visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come who come to show him the importance of Christmas cheer.