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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 Charles P. '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)
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 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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Storyline

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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Trivia

Jonathan Ke Quan was added to the cast in the fifth season because the producers realized that it was unusual that there were no Asian-Americans in a class for gifted students. 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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Referenced in The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.31 (1998) See more »

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User Reviews

This show is a classic!
29 December 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This show was definitely entertaining and anyone who says that its lost its humor through time or hasn't aged well is wrong because i am only 15 and i think this show was well written, witty and had good morals. Although I did not see the real point of Billy Connelly starring on the show, it seems it was more a way of showing off Billy's humor to a wider audience. The originals were better but i still find the billy Connelly episodes entertaining. The episode which sticks in my memory the most is the one where they perform their own stage version of 'The Age Of Aquarius'.

This show deserves to be recognized as a truly entertaining sitcom and not as 'second rate'. It deals with issues in hilariously lighthearted ways and is still funny even after 14 years of it finishing.


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