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(1990–1993)

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1991

13 Jan. 1991
Heather the Class
In this installment of "Shelley finding herself" she strives to be a 'vogue'. The trend-setting snob girls take Shelley in and help her see the light. Shelley is blinded to the fact that the vogues are selfish and uncaring and she has to decide whether her popularity is worth burning the people closest to her. Simotanously Parker is on a mission from Musso to help slender Larry up. Shelley's transformation into the vogue world collides with Parker's mission causing tension all around.
 
3 Feb. 1991
Jerry: Portrait of a Video Junkie
Jerry's constantly submersing himself into computers, school, and various other forms of geekery. Now Jerry's been immersing himself into video games and finds himself addicted. When Jerry starts slipping at everything else in his life Parker and Mikey have to help out their friend. The mission proves to be tricky and Jerry circles the drain of failure.
 
10 Feb. 1991
Splendor in the Class
Parker finds a girl he goes head over heels for. The buds find their leader has fallen under her spell and their powerless to stop her. Parker grows brainwashed enough that Mikey and Jerry can no longer depend on Parker causing quite a ripple in the "Parker Lewis Can't Lose" Universe. Now Jerry and Mikey find they need to save their friend before the group permanently disbands.
 
17 Feb. 1991
The Human Grace
Musso and Dr. Pankow are at it again. Each are trying to get something from the school board and naturally are willing on going to extremes to get their way. Pankow tries to win the heart of Musso and consequently her vote at the school board hearings. Parker finds what Pankow is scheming and tries to convince Musso that she is being had. Can Parker get through to Grace Musso or is Grace going to wind up being made a fool of?
 
24 Feb. 1991
Citizen Kube
Kubiac's lack of funds impact his ability to buy what he craves most... Food. This forces him to stealthily seek out other people's food. A true menace Kubiac can't be stopped and the students of Santo Domingo suffer. Then in an unlikely turn of events Kube wins a sweep-stake making him an instant millionaire. He'll truly never go hungry again... At least until he starts spreading his wealth all around Santo Domingo at a staggering pace. Parker tries to help Kubiac manage his new wealth, but notices Larry is hard to control.
 
10 Mar. 1991
Randall Without a Cause
Mikey is the wild one of the gang and temptation to leave them is always present. When some older guys offer Mikey a spot in their crew he can't refuse. Good intentions and logic go out the window and Mikey finds himself on the wrong side of the law with his new gang. True friends will stick by you and Parker and Jerry have to help their friend out. Mikey might have bitten off more than he can chew though as saving his own skin involves ratting on his new friends.
 
24 Mar. 1991
Jerry's First Date
Jerry's not acting normal and as his buds, Parker and Mikey get to the bottom of the problem. Suprisingly the motive is Jerry's love of a girl. To help Jerry past his worries through the date Parker and Mikey ditch their responsibilities. Now the guys have to help their friend, avoid Musso, and avoid Mr. Lewis. At the same time Larry is experiencing growth spurts making him even more of a behemoth than ever.
 
7 Apr. 1991
Against the Norm
After the last confrontation between Grace Musso and Dr. Pankow, Pankow was left in shambles. Now Pankow is back begging Grace for a job at Santo Domingo. Parker knows better than to trust Pankow and is out to get to the bottom of his plan this time around. In a game of cat and mouse Pankow, Musso, and Parker Lewis are each out to win. With twists and turns all around this episode keeps you guessing who will come out on top.
 
28 Apr. 1991
King Kube
The announcement of the Queen and King of the Junior Prom is surprising and scandalous at the same time. On his own Jerry is responsible for the outcome of Larry Kubiac winning. Now that the whole thing has gone to Kubiac's head coming out with the truth proves to be hard and potentially painful for Jerry. In the end Kubiac takes the news poorly and winds up dropping out of school due to the ensuing embarrassment. It'll take Parker and the rest of the school to undo the damage and get Kubiac back.
 
5 May 1991
Teens from a Mall
When not in school Parker and the guys do the same things that a lot of High Schoolers do, they hang out at the mall. In this outing Jerry finds himself feeling like the odd man out as he is the only jobless one. Mikey on the other hand finds that the promotion at his job is driving up his stress. Parker is after a girl who's always just out of reach, Musso deals with her addiction to buying clothes, and Shelley strives to prove Frank Lemmer is a vampire. Just a typical day at the mall!
 
12 May 1991
My Fair Shelly
Getting invited to one of Melinda's parties is a big deal, and when Shelly gets invited, she strives to get a date. When Shelley grows desperate, she seeks the help of her brother (more like blackmailing him). As Parker helps Shelley by using Jerry as her training date, Jerry starts to find interest in her. Larry Kubiac also tries getting into the party, but he wasn't invited. Come party time, Shelly finds that maybe the date of her dreams isn't all that it's cracked up to be.
 
19 May 1991
Parker Lewis Can't Win
Parker has a lot of good days, some mediocre days, but only one worst day. Everything imaginable that could go wrong does. Even Shelley one-ups Parker when she plays an embarrassing video of Musso to the entire school instead of the video Parker really made for Musso portraying her in a good light. In the end Parker has enough and ditches the rest of his day. It seems that this could be the end of Parker Lewis...
 
11 Aug. 1991
Father Knows Less
What starts off innocently enough (A parent/student project) unravels many of the students at Santo Domingo's relationships with their parents. Parker deals with his over-thinking father, Jerry and his father could probably create cold fusion with their brain power, and Mikey's rocky home life comes out. A potentially disastrous episode begs the question of how Parker can fix this one...
 
18 Aug. 1991
A Walk on the Dark Side
Constantly finding herself in the shadow of her brother, Shelley finds a new identity. The 'Dark Siders' were a group of kids that didn't fit the regular high-schooler mold as they dressed darkly, wreaked havoc, and were very mysterious in nature. The 'Dark Siders' are essentially everything Parker is not and therefore very appealing to Shelley. As much as Parker likes distancing himself from his sister the prospect of Shelley becoming a Dark Sider could be disastrous as she could very well get in over her head. Parker must decide to intervene to save his sister from ...
 
1 Sep. 1991
Full Mental Jacket
Parker is the leader, Mikey is the flirt and wild one, and Jerry is the brains. While Jerry's jacket has become a part of him and constantly saves the group's hides the jacket seriously crimps Jerry's love life. What starts innocently enough Parker and Mikey take Jerry's jacket and try to help him impress a girl. When Jerry needs his jacket back it mysteriously disappears (Other parties' interests are peaked when they find the jacket isn't in Jerry's possession). In true Parker Lewis form the end is climatic as everyone seeks out the power of the jacket.
 
8 Sep. 1991
Future Shock
Parker is the a living god when he walks the halls of Santo Domingo. High School to Parker is just the backdrop of his life and the future isn't of interest; until now. It seems that while Parker has focused all his attention to the present everyone else is planning for the future and Parker is going to be left behind. Parker must come to terms and figure out what he is to do with his life and start thinking about life past High School.
 
15 Sep. 1991
The Undergraduate
If High School were powered by something that something would be gossip. The rumor-mill has been working overtime in regards to Ms. Mason (The school's resident hot teacher) through the stories told by one of the jocks. Now that Parker has been invited over to the teacher's house for some one on one planning for a class parker finds himself in the center of all the gossip. Are the rumors true and is Parker going to get the teacher, or will Parker wind up looking foolish? This episode explores the concept that teachers are in fact people too and have their own thoughts...
 
22 Sep. 1991
Stormy Mikey
On Mikey's priority list High School isn't exactly high up there. In typically Mikey fashion a girl steals his interest and offers him something too good to be true. The girl's father just so happens to run a big recording studio and the two (the girl and father) offer Mikey a recording contract. Parker knows Mikey could possibly be throwing his life away as the love struck teen has his mind set on the deal and nothing else. Parker has to get to the bottom of everything and decide how to wake Mikey up to reality.
 
29 Sep. 1991
Fat Boy and Little Man
Santo Domingo's football team is a physical force with such players as Larry Kubiac. Even with the Kube and other excellent players Santo Domingo's football team lacks brain power. An upcoming game against El Carado High School prompts media attention towards Grace Musso (seeing as the Flamingo's haven't ever scored so much as a point against their rivals) to act. Skipping other students Grace shoots to the top of the intellectual ladder and suits Jerry Steiner up to play ball. Jerry proves an excellent addition to the team helping them win other games, but with the ...
 
6 Oct. 1991
Aging Gracefully
Grace Musso and Dr. Pankow are long time rivals as the each of them fight for control from the school board. Now an aging Grace and Pankow seem to be meeting not on the battle field but on dates. It's up to Parker and gang to get beneath the facades and see if there is a true potential for a love connection or if Musso is being had. Simotanously Jerry's focus is being consumed by a computer. HAL 9000 themed Parker is stuck in the middle between the love duo and the geek duo.
 
13 Oct. 1991
The Parker Chronicles
Parker leads a hectic life and to help him keep track of things he keeps an audio diary in the form of a miniature tape recorder. Suddenly Parker finds his beloved diary is missing along with all of the juicy contents that are recorded on it. The thief leaves a cryptic video recording to Parker warning that at a ceremony to celebrate Kube the contents of the diary will be broadcast to the whole school. Panic ensues as Parker's reputation is on the line along with his life if anything about the school's don "Donald 'the Don' Yemano" are revealed. Everything culminates ...
 
27 Oct. 1991
Rock 'n' Roles
Once again Shelley's found a new identity that she'll call her own to the dismay of Parker. The newest music sensation 'Jezebel' has captured the attention of the girls at Santo Domingo. As with everyone else Shelley feels that Jezebel is speaking to her in her music and she faithfully worships her following. As an upcoming concert looms Shelley is consumed with getting a ticket to the show even if it entails her resorting to being devious. Parker tries to help his sister as it appears she's brainwashed by the performer and Shelley has to come to terms with right and ...
 
3 Nov. 1991
Love Handles
Parker learns the lesson that love really isn't blind. A girl he's connected with through the Santo Domingo on-line community seems to be the Yin to his Yang. When he asks the girl to the upcoming "Truth or Dare" dance it finally comes time to meet his dream girl. As can be imagined the dream turns to be a nightmare to Parker's reputation as the girl (Harriet Guzman) is a plus-sized girl and otherwise wouldn't stand a chance with someone like Parker. Parker comes to terms with his potential reputation suicide by taking the girl to the dance, or be uncool and drop ...
 
10 Nov. 1991
Boy Meets Girl
This episode kicks off the Parker and Annie Sloan saga. While volunteering to help setup a dance for the school Parker meets the love of his life Annie Sloan. As with teen-aged love the two experience a puppy love and then things become a little rocky as each of them over complicate things. In a new to PLCL style this episode seems documentary as you see individual scenes of Annie or Parker discussing their feelings and worries for the future. The catalyst in this episode is the one and only Nick Comstock (the diner manager). Will his views help the couple or help ...
 
24 Nov. 1991
Raging Kube
With a child-like mentality the almighty Kube doesn't back down from anything. Anything except his do-gooder girlfriend's request for Kubiac not to fight anymore. Seeing a chance the school's don "Donald 'the Don' Yemano" jumps to attention and takes over the school with an iron fist. As told as if it were a children's story the viewer watches everyone pushed into a corner waiting for the mighty Kubiac to help. Will Larry Kubiac come out of retirement and fight Donald or will this tale not end happily ever after?
 
15 Dec. 1991
Tower of Power
In High School Parker Lewis can overcome anything it would seem. That is before the wraith of the teacher from hell, "Mr. Tower". Mercilous Mr. Tower doesn't tolerate insubordination in his students and his students fear him. Parker finds himself stretched thin as he's occupied by Mr. Power, Annie, and his friends. Now that Parker is forced to study more than ever before he finds an unusual ally; Frank Lemmer. To avoid failing out of the class Frank and Parker have to band together to make it.
 
22 Dec. 1991
Obscene and Not Heard
On one of his evil missions, Dr. Pankow decides to target Santo Domingo one CD at a time. With the advent of 'explicit lyric' labels Pankow sends one of his evil henchmen into Mondo Video to catch Mr. Lewis at selling such CD's to minors. This follows with Mr. Lewis fighting back against Pankow's scheme to undermine the first amendment. Parker garners a new respect for his father as Mr. Lewis risks everything to stand up for his rights...
 

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