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 Otis Drexell (18 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Roscoe Davis (18 episodes, 1991-1992)
Damian Cagnolatti ...
 Kenny Sanders (18 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Melissa Drexell (18 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Brenda Drexell (18 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Principal Marilyn Ridge (17 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 George Foster (17 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Slash (17 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jacqueline Donnelly ...
 Bernadette (17 episodes, 1991-1992)
Matthew Slowik ...
 Lionel (17 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Willie Trancas (14 episodes, 1991-1992)
Heidi Zeigler ...
 Nicole Finnigan (14 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Walker (11 episodes, 1991-1992)
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 Principal Francine E. Itkin (7 episodes, 1991)
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Otis Drexell is a corporate raider who is known for getting the deal done. He is then caught red handed for dodging taxes, and given a suspended sentence so long as he works as a school teacher at an elementary school until the back taxes are paid. Every week, Otis would do the best he could of making the adjustment of going from the boardroom to the classroom with the help of his two daughters. Written by Pat McCurry

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19 September 1991 (USA)  »

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Oh No, Not Drexell  »

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On the wall of Drexell's classroom a progression of American flags is shown from 1776 to the year 2000. The year 2000 shows a flag of Japan. This raised a tremendous controversy with World War II veterans groups who claimed that, even in jest, it was in very poor taste. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror III (1992) See more »

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An absolute FOX classic!
22 January 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

"DREXELL'S CLASS," in my opinion, is an absolute FOX classic! I don't think I've seen every episode, but I still enjoyed it. It's hard to say which episode was my favorite. However, I think it was always funny when a mishap occurred. I always laughed at that. Despite the fact that it was a short-lived series, it would have been nice if all the main characters had stayed with the show throughout its entire run. It seems that no one stays with a show throughout its entire run. Everyone always gave a good performance, the production design was spectacular, the costumes were well-designed, and the writing was always very strong. In conclusion, I hope someone brings it back on the air for fans of the show to see.


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