Head of the Class (1986–1990)

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A laidback teacher provides needed guidance about life for a special class of exceptional students.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
William G. Schilling ...
 Dr. Harold Samuels (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Bernadette Meara (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Arvid Engen (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Darlene Merriman (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Simone Foster (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Alan Pinkard (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Eric Mardian (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Sarah Nevins (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Dennis Blunden (114 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Charlie Moore (92 episodes, 1986-1990)
Tannis Vallely ...
 Janice Lazarotto (67 episodes, 1986-1991)
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 Maria Borges (66 episodes, 1986-1989)
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 Jawaharlal Choudhury (66 episodes, 1986-1989)
Rain Pryor ...
 Theola June 'T.J.' Jones / ... (51 episodes, 1988-1991)
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 Alex Torres (48 episodes, 1989-1991)
Lara Piper ...
 Viki Amory (48 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Aristotle McKenzie (48 episodes, 1989-1991)
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A group of gifted high-school students are placed together into an "enrichment" class. Although brilliant, they have much to learn about each other and themselves. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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17 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Jay Thomas was one of the comedians hired to "warm-up" the studio audience. See more »

Quotes

T.J. Jones: [Reacting to hearing Billy sending his guests to the roof] Um, Billy, you want us to go onto the roof? Great party, but I could have done this at home!
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great show
5 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great show great premise, I love the character of Simone she beautiful sweet and modest, I thought she was so sweet and naive, and the whole plot between Simone and Eric was awesome they were both great. I love the teacher, he seemed very wise and nice..... and new what he was talking about meaning Howard hesseman L) not the other guy, each student had its own identity(maria, paranoid, (robn given, stylish, a lil arrogant, Alan Pinkard (gorgeous, arrogant, and very good looking :) Eric, wild, and cool, Dennis, a root.. (arvid was so nice in a nerdy way, Sarah, was just plain cute. Janice, I liked her she seemed never to fit in................ I like the old characters.... then things changed when they started changing and replacing characters, especially jawarald (the Indian guy he was SO funny, anyways it was a great show and I enjoyed while I was very very young, I think I was 6 years old, but I can still see some reruns.... :


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