29 September 1999
In the series opener that revolves around a group of high school students with a warped, twisted, yet hilarious view on high school and teen angst; Sam a "wannabe" and her crew are the opposite of Brooke and her "popular" crew. These two girls butt heads with Brooke who is planning the first big party of the school year. After Sam alienates her friends getting a painful nose piercing to impress an older teacher, she comes to her senses. With her friends they decide to crash Brooke's party. Sam's mother goes on a trip where she meets a man, the father of Brooke, her arch rival, who both come in during all the commotion between the "Wannabe's" and "Popular" groups. Discovering the horrible outcome that their parents have gotten engaged to each other.
30 September 1999
Previously on Popular...in the second episode Carmen ditches school the day after the cheer-leading roster is posted, and is no where to be found. Nicole and Brooke deal with the backlash from their fellow classmates. In a rare occurrence in the series, we get to see the inside of the teachers lounge as they gossip about the students. The Drama teacher and Football Coach butt heads about Josh joining the school musical which also causes Sugar Daddy to confront Josh about it upset that he didn't tell him. In the wake of Carmen's disappearance and bravery to try out for the Cheerleading squad Lily decides to stand up for her beliefs choosing to oppose Ms. Glass refusing to dissect a frog. While editing Sam's interviews Harrison has her watch Carmen's, a revealing look as to why she wants to be a cheerleader so much stemming from her childhood. Mr. Grant reviews the interviews with Sam wanting her to go back to Brooke assuming she is going to her and Nicole's party. After having her books knocked out of her hands by another angry student Sam helps her pick them up offering to help her study for Chemistry class getting an invite to Brooke's party. To add to everything she is going through, Josh also puts Brooke down making her feel even worse as Harrison also points out to Sam that she has abandoned everything she believes in putting her in her place as well. Brooke unknowingly finds Carmen at a diner approaching her discovering that the two have much more in common then they think. The big party night comes, but isn't much fun for Brooke who is upset that Josh is a no show. Lily comes across Carmen at the beach near the airport, telling her how they all missed her at school and how she took the 5th on the frog, Carmen being her inspiration. After Harrison blasts Sam she takes the initiative asking Mr. Grant to dinner to go over her questions for the interview and getting her nose pierced. Sam discovers that Mr. Grant is already involved feeling like a fool. Sam apologizes to her friends for the way she had been acting getting their forgiveness when she figures out that their group and her group are the same trying to make it through the day without being figured out. The "wannabe" group decides to confront Brooke and her "popular" crew at their party having it out with each other, when Brooke's dad and Sam's mother walk in as the two girls discover that their parents are now engaged, merging the parental units.
7 October 1999
Previously on Popular...the parental units collide and in the third episode Sam and Brooke try to deal with their parents getting together. Ms. Glass gives Lily an ultimatum by forcing her to carry around a dead frog in purse until she dissects it. Mary Cherry revels in her new found popularity bumping heads with Lily as their rivalry begins. During class the students learn about standing up for themselves, to make themselves heard and not be bullied. The teacher has them turn their desks to speak in each others voice to communicate which gives Sam and Brooke a chance to have it out with each other with the pending up coming dinner. Josh gets put in the middle of the battle between his football coach and drama teacher who still wants to do both. At lunch Brooke informs her friends and Josh that she has to miss the away game cause she bought out the front row at the upcoming school musical starring her boyfriend. Sam gets a mysterious call from a man calling himself deep throat that offers her some information concerning Brooke McQueen, the informant turns out to be Mr. Vincent the drama teacher. He gives same the football coaches fiscal budget that also includes the cheer leading budget as well. With this new found information Sam writes an expose about the cheer leading school budget, leading to the squads termination and its remaining funds being redistributed to the drama department. The mystery of the posh Novac is revealed, a student with a Kim Novac fetish had it done in her honor. Nicole swears revenge on Sam for her editorial when Mr. Grant comes to her rescue giving Nicole an idea. Mr. Vincent moves the date of the opening for the school musical to the day of homecoming insuring Josh will miss the game. Lily daydreams in a 70's style featuring Harrison and Carmen as they go after Ms. Glass kicking her ass, who is also upset with Sam for not running the animals rights editorial. Brooke and Nicole meet with the football coach in of all places, the boys locker room where they find out that he may have to shut down the cheer leading squad getting Brooke, to go to Josh and try to talk him into quitting the musical, and play at homecoming to get funding and restoring the cheer leading squad. Nicole goes to the principal telling her about the alleged sexual misconduct between Sam and Mr. Grant where Sam lets it slip that they had gone to dinner together. At the family dinner the claws come out as Brooke and Sam try to run down the other. Brooke catches Sam in her bedroom looking through all her expensive things. Sam informs Brooke that a few years ago her father passed away asking Brooke if her mother passed away where she finds out that she left and Sam makes an insult to Brooke resulting in her rival slapping her. The next day, Sam's friends apologize to Sam after Harrison tells them how upset she was and missing her father. Josh decides to take a break from his friends and Brooke to clear out the voices in his head, which Brooke feels she deserves. Mr. Vincent is exposed and resigns from his job for stealing the files which he gave to Sam. Lily scores a 98 percent in her frog anatomy exam which Principal Hall tells Ms. Glass to end her frog purse torture. In the Novac, Brooke apologizes to Sam for slapping her, which Sam felt she deserved. They share how hurt their parents were realizing they really do love each other. Lily buries her frog winning her battle and standing up for her rights which Josh commends her for as he struggles not to cave in to what people want of him which Lily tells him not to cave in.
Season 1, Episode 4: Windstruck14 October 1999
A wild wind is blowing into town. While Sam goes to interview the new drama teacher about the school play, she gets talked into standing in for Josh's rehearsal. While sitting on his lap playing the role of his daughter Josh has a normal teenage boy reaction that he is unable to control. Sam freaks bolting, telling Carmen about what happened during rehearsal. Nicole coach's Brooke on giving off more heat to attract Josh, making an uncomfortable situation in the Novac when Brooke goes in to remove her bra. After Nicole and Brooke bash Sam, her and Carmen leave when Nicole makes the comment about Sam not knowing what would turn a guys head. Harrison has to deal with a bad haircut and Lily has to get a job at Mr. Cluck's, a place she despises. Josh asks Sam to keep what happened between the two a secret, showing up for class late making Carmen wonder if there is something really going on with Sam and Josh. Sam begins to daydream about being with Josh during french glass. While Carmen sends Lily an email about Josh popping a pup tent she accidentally sends it everyone. Soon the school is a buzz with the news. Sam goes to find Carmen when she runs into Brooke having words with her in the Novac. Cemistry class becomes uncomfortable when Mary Cherry asks Ms. Glass if it is possible for the male species to control an erection. Sam runs from class being humiliated, as Mary Cherry's burner flares burning off her eyebrows. Brooke and Josh plan a time and date to finally have sex. Emery Dick tries to sell a butt bolo to Nicole who refuses until she accidentally "rips one" buying one to keep Emery's mouth shut. While interrogating Mary about what she did in Chem class Brooke reveals to Nicole that her and Josh are really virgins, which Mary over hears quickly spreading this juicy gossip around the school. Josh and Brooke's plan to have sex are diminished when Brooke freaks out finding out that everyone at school now knows they are virgins. Josh turns to Sam to rag on her about what has happened but ends up talking to her finding out that they went to the same elementary school. Nicole catches them talking quickly leaving when she accidentally once again "rips one." Lily tries to offer alternatives to customers while at work, when her boss forces her to apologize to the customer and take a bit of chicken. Brooke and Nicole decide to have a few drinks after Nicole tells Brooke what she saw. Brooke catches Harrison spying on them asking him to come down after Nicole goes inside to barrow on of Brooke's jackets. Sam goes to Carmen to tell her about the time she just spent with Josh at school, falling for him. While talking with Harrison Brooke feels the effect of drinking too much. Nicole decides to bolt heading home to help with her mom's bridge night. Brooke asks Harrison not to leave wanting him to stay with her. Josh asks for Sam's help in translating a poem into french for a girl, while Brooke thanks Harrison for staying with her. Both their dreams are dashed when Sam finds out that Josh was trying to translate the poem for Brooke. Sam and Harrison share their heartbreak as the wind stops.
21 October 1999
Carmen invites the cheer-leading squad to her sweet 16 slumber party, causing Sam to question their motives. At the party Nicole tries to impress Carmen's older brother, Leo.
6 November 1999
Sam discovers that Nicole, Mary Cherry, and Poppy have stolen the answers to the Biology midterm, and she sets out to gather the evidence she needs to turn them in.
Season 1, Episode 7: Queen B.11 November 1999
Brooke, Poppy, Mary Cherry, and Carmen are nominated for the Junior Court Homecoming Queen and Nicole pressures Poppy and Mary to halt their campaigns.
18 November 1999
Sam and Brooke bet on if Sam can land a boyfriend by the end of the week and if Brooke can prove that her relationship with Josh is more then just physical.
2 December 1999
The students have to find nominees for Principal for the Day. While a custodial strike leaves the school a wild mess. Meanwhile, Brooke fears she may be pregnant, and Harrison has to deal with his mother being a lesbian.
9 December 1999
Sam and Brooke are forced to hold their annual Christmas parties together, and Carmen is injured just weeks before the next round of cheerleader tryouts.
13 January 2000
"Ex, Lies and Videotape", Sam gets a chance to produce a segment on a syndicated entertainment teen TV show, with one catch, Brooke is the on air interviewer. Josh must tell his father that he can't make a dinner with college scouts because he is starring in the school play; South Pacific.
20 January 2000
Emory puts the popular crew, Ms. Glass and lunch lady Vera Crups on trial for harassing him. Sam and Lily volunteer to represent him at the school's mock proceedings before a jury of his peers.
27 January 2000
A Sadie Hawkins dance has most of the students obsessing over their appearances, while Brooke considers asking a man of substance instead of going for looks.
Season 1, Episode 14: Caged!3 February 2000
Tensions between Sam's friends and Brooke's friends are leading to a rumble, but the guys intervene and lock the ladies in a school bathroom where secrets are revealed, new bonds are formed, and a friendship comes to and end.
Season 1, Episode 15: Booty Camp10 February 2000
Sam and Brooke work on the School's peer crisis hot line. Josh, Harrison and Sugar Daddy are forced to attend a weekend sensitivity camp after they harass a scantily clad Lily.
17 February 2000
A new male student sets out to join the cheer leading squad. Meanwhile Sam bests Brooke in a modeling competition.
24 February 2000
"Lord of the Flies" A new Vice-Principal joins the facility of Kennedy High, his good looks draw the attention of the female students. Meanwhile Brooke realizes she is not over Josh after all prompting her to try and win him back from Carmen.
20 April 2000
"Ch-Ch-Changes" Harrison campaigns to save the job of the school's shop teacher when the his career is in jeopardy by his announcement of plans for a sex-change operation. Meanwhile Cherry Cherry teaches a class at Kennedy High, Home Economics, to serve her community service.
27 April 2000
Lily speaks before a class of young children telling them of her heinous story, one about freeing a lobster from a restaurant the owner wanting her to pay what he paid for it. She goes to pick little Eddie up, the name she has given the lobster only to find that Mary Cherry is devouring him. Ms. Glass hands back the classes reports on Natural Selection, much to Sam's dismay Brooke receives an A. Lily receives an F on her report Mary Cherry must die, who is sitting next to her telling her that Lil Eddie's sister Lil Babe will soon be in her stomach as well. Sam finds out that the only reason Brooke got a better grade on her paper was because her's was packaged better, Ms. Glass giving her a lesson on natural selection, only the pretty survive. Principal Hall introduces Harrison to Esquist the new foreign exchange student, knowing Chinese, having him show her around. In the Novack Sam decides to change her hair colour to blonde after what Ms. Glass had said to her. Brooke always wins, getting the better grades, the boys and bigger meat at dinner time. Sam wants to taste the big meat of life, Lily agrees with her after loosing Lil Eddie to Mary Cherry having paid five thousand dollars for the lobster. Carmen points out that two of the biggest sex icons of their time, Marolyn and Maddona who also achieved success after going blonde. The three all decide to go blonde to achieve their goals and power they seek. Sugar tells, Brooke, Nicole, Mary and Josh that he wants to go out with Esquisit who he has invited to lunch. Mary quickly pulls her aside whispering in her ear that the only thing exquisite at the school is her ass. Nicole asks Harrison to ask which one Esquisit would like to date, much to the shock of Josh it is not him, but Sugar. Sam, Lily and Carmen make their grand blonde entrance into the cafeteria proving that they can take their grades, their men and their power by matching the blonde's whoreish hair colour. The blonde's bet that they can keep their power even if they go blonde, and who ever looses the bet has to get Mohawks. Mary Cherry discovers that she bares a striking resemblance to Barbara Strisand. Harrison makes his debut as a blonde as well, to support his friends who Sam thinks looks fine. As browns, Brooke, Nicole and Mary make their debut having things tossed at them and being mocked. Mary suggests they go to Ceaser's Crutons finding Lily has gotten Lil Babe, who Mary offers him one million dollars for the lobster. Lily objects, having the bet on natural selection, Ceaser comes up with the suggestion that they have a bowl off at his disco bowl. The Blonde fever catches on with Jane, feeling free and having fun, and Mike who has gone brown after finding a grey hair, trying to cover his age. At dinner, Sam tells Brooke that Carmen is an expert bowler and gets the big meat. The next day at school the browns decide they need help and ask Ms. Glass to join who refuses until Mary Cherry informs her that if they loose Ceaser Crutons will become shell fish free changing her decision to join them. Carmen coaches Lily on bowling, who is terrible at it afraid she will loose Lil Babe. The brown's also get Sugar Daddy to join their team. Ms. Glass gives the class another chance on their reports on Natural Selection, which Brooke gets a D and Sam gets an A, even though her report is pretty and flashy, the pages are blank proving blonde's do have more fun. Sugar becomes jealous thinking Esquisit has chosen Harrison, feeling teased by her. Esquisit wonders what she did wrong feeling unworthy of Sugar's love. It's the night of the big bowl off and the brown's are dressed up in their finest clothes, including Ms Glass who has also gone brown. Brooke feels that she didn't deserve the D she got, making her think she really deserve the A she got either. The Blondes make their grand entrance ready to bowl including April Tuna. It's the Brown's VS the Blondes in a bowl off of Natural Selection and Disco. Ceaser and VP Crups MC the event as the Blondes lead the game, Brooke is up to bowl after Carmen, who gets a strike tying up the game. Lily is the final bowler for the Blonde's who is also the worse bowler on the team, guttering both her balls. After Ms. Glass collapses from dehydration, Sugar Daddy is left to fill in for Ms. Glass, who hasn't bowled very well so far. He walks off the alley prompting Harrison and Esquisit to chase after him. Harrison tells Sugar he is wrong about Esquisit, who has been working on her firs English phrase, telling Sugar he is the real deal, she love Sugar, love Sugar long time. Sugar returns to the game winning it for the Brown's in and upset for the Blonde's. Mike makes an announcement, telling them that he was passed over for the promotion at work, after realizing its family that matters he asks Jane to marry him in three weeks and join their two families. Later at home, Brooke and Sam (now with Mohawk) have a talk in the washroom. Brooke admits that Sam had a point at natural selection and that they have 3 weeks to break up their parents and get out of each others lives for good. The next day at school Lily says goodbye to Babe, and apologizing to Mary about the way she treated her, feeling sorry because of her hard outer shell, Mary being stupid and blonde, if she calmly and rationally explained to Mary that eating something that is alive and wrong maybe she would have helped her save Lil Babe instead of eat her. Mary tells Lily that Lil Babe will live having her go out and call Fed Ex to ship Babe off while she packs her up. As soon as Lily leaves Mary exchanges the lobster for a brick planing on eating it anyway.
4 May 2000
"We Are Family" Sam and Brooke try to derail their parent's wedding plans by planting false evidence of Mike's infidelity, which leads to a startling announcement from Mike and Jane. Nicole and Mary torture Carmen and Lily who want their wigs to cover their Mohawks.
11 May 2000
"What Makes Sammy Run" Sam runs away from home to track down Brooke's biological mother hoping that the woman will come back and help put an end to the wedding. Mary Cherry sets out to get back at her mother, while Josh, Harrison, Sugar and Emory try to get into a strip club.
18 May 2000
In the first season series finale, Mary and Nicole hand out Yearbooks, talking about sweeps complaining about how shows always go for the big finales like natural disasters, weddings, deaths of characters, when Lily comes up wanting her money back for the Mary and Nicole oriented school annual. In class Ms. Glass asks Harrison to sign her yearbook, as she hands out their final grades, giving Brooke and A and everyone else a D. Harrison discovers that their pictures are missing from her yearbook, which she has faxed to several popular skip day hot spots forcing them to spend their last day of school at school. In the locker room Sugar complains about what Ms. Glass has done as Harrison discovers what Ms. Glass has wrote in his yearbook, a suggestive note. Ms. Glass comes into the locker room to get her pen back making a pass at him. Josh wants to get back with Brooke talking to Sugar in the episodes first Sweeps Stunt Pretty Boy Nude Shot. Mr. Crups and Ms. Glass laugh about how she ruined their skip day as the gangs sit in the cafeteria. Mr. Crups makes his announcements, recapping the year and looking forward, and praying for May Tuna who is waiting for a heart donor. Sweeps stunt gratuitous lip synced musical number, about getting revenge on Ms. Glass and the coming wedding. Their prank coming together, they will give her a case of diarrhea by slipping ecoli into her smoothie. Harrison gives Ms. Glass the tainted drink which she doesn't fall for, every year she is presented with a tainted shake, having already changed their grades to solid F's. The only thing standing after the Apocalypse will be her, Cher and the cock roaches as she collapses. Meanwhile in the locker room shower Josh tries to figure out what to write in Brooke's yearbook. After trying to revive Ms. Glass, by Harrison giving her mouth to mouth and Nicole jabbing a pen in her neck for an emergency tracheotomy, Lily finds her journal which has; those who can't do teach; written over and over again. Nurse Jesse walks in blaming them for her death. Back in the showers Josh still tries to write his message in Brooke's yearbook. The gang all freak out trying to figure out what they are going to do, finding Nurse Jesse's actions very suspicious as she wheels out her sister. While reading Ms. Glass's haiku's she discovers that Bobbi's sister hated her fearing she wanted her dead. Back at the Glass sisters house Jesse enjoys her triumph over her sister, revealing Bobbi is still alive, but unable to move or speak, leaving her to her hungry cats. Lily, Mary and Nicole watch as one of the cat's bites off Ms. Glass's finger. Meanwhile Brooke talks with Sam as they set up for the rehearsal dinner, Brooke still wondering where Sam went. Nicole, Lily and Mary come in with Ms. Glass having rescued her from the cats when Sweeps Stunt Natural Disaster, and earthquake. They continue the rehearsal dinner with broken dishes and Ms. Glass strapped to a gurney. Mike gives a moving toast as they all dig in to eat, Jane asking Ms. Glass if she is hungry when she expels some gas. Jesse arrives to take her sister back. Josh is still trying to figure out what write Brooke, when the rest of the kids comes into the washroom to figure out what to do. Mary Cherry remembers seeing someone suspicious at the Glass house, a witch doctor. They all head back to the house calling up getting a message that tells where Jesse has taken her sister's body, to a crematorium. They are too late to save Ms Glass watching a skeleton burn, its 9 people's words against one, if they all stick together. its the day of the wedding as the girls all get dressed, Mary coming in, in a flamboyant wedding gown. The Preist is Godfry, former Mr. Clucks manager, among other jobs. Jesse arrives at the church to find her sister, her not being the one cremated, when May gets a call that they have found a donor for her, Jesse realizing her sister was an organ donor. Carmen is missing, but they have no time to find her, who wants to make a confession to the Priest. Outside we see Cherry Cherry in her bright pink wedding gown as Jane comes out in her traditional light pink wedding dress as Mike walks and talks with Eric both being nervous, Eric feeling like someone is ripping out his liver...meanwhile at the hospital Ms. Glass's organs are being removed discovering she has no heart. The kids are too late to save Ms. Glass as Jesse enjoys the fact that her dream will come true, her sister will be buried alive. Jesse has sent her sister's body to the one place she knows they will not disrupt...the church where the weddings are about to take place. Carmen is still in the confessional which the priest is getting impatient having to preform the wedding when Carmen finally tells him she is pregnant not knowing what to do. Josh finally gives Brooke back her yearbook having wrote, dear Brooke see you next fall, love Josh. Sweeps stunts TV Couple Reunion. Harrison finds out that the romantic note was not written by Ms. Glass but Nicole. Mary and Nicole have to figure out how to get the antidote into Ms Glass...Sweeps Stunt Wedding...Apperance by Cheesy Boy Band (Josh, Harrison and Sugar) As they walk down the isle Mary has gotten a couple midgets to administer the antidote to Ms. Glass, with Sam and Brooke coming down the isle followed by the blushing Brides. The Priest opens up with announcing them husband and wife, being new at it, he then asks if anyone has an objection to the two of them getting married when Brooke's birth mother stands up announcing her and Mike are not divorced much to the shock of everyone. The winner of the who should be killed off contest is revealed that had run during the show, as May Tuna collapses being the WINNER!!
Season 2, Episode 1: Timber!22 September 2000
"Timber!" Brooke bonds with her long-lost mother, much to her dad's objection as it causes tension between him and Jane. Meanwhile, Lily and Sugar try to save the forever tree from being cut down. While Sam tries to fix the mess she caused that results in a startling revelation.
29 September 2000
"Baby Don't Do It" Ms. Glass equip her students with electronic baby dolls that require maternal care in an attempt to teach them about "the burden of parenting." Meanwhile Sam tries to convince Brooke not to leave, pulling out every trick at her disposal to do so.
6 October 2000
Carmen goes to see Sam in the motel she and her mother are staying in, early in the morning, her house being a war zone. She brings in a "few" things, some of it being Sam's stuff including a jacket she is wearing. As Sam goes through the bag of stuff Carmen finds a bruise on her shoulder, deciding to keep the jacket on. Meanwhile, Jane discovers she is pregnant, freaking out until she see's her "lima been's" heart beat. Brooke tries to talk her dad into calling Jane, who tells her they agreed to take two weeks off to figure things out. Brooke decides to call Jane, Mike quickly reminds her that when her mother was there she forget Jane even existed upsetting Brooke. Back at the motel, Sam is getting ready for school as Carmen watches an old movie. Jane sits down with Carmen watching, Your's Mine and Ours, a story about a family that has eighteen kids combined. Ms. Glass gets a visit from her Uncle Tiption, (played by the same actress). He asks her how many children she has, which Ms. Glass stumbles through, as Uncle Tiption presents her with a diamond pin. The kids attend an SAT prep class, all except Carmen. Ms. Glass asks Mr. Crups to be her husband, worried she will be written out of his will, which Crups refuses to be involved in. Brooke has a talk with their SAT prep instructor, Bonnie, who nails her down to a T, being very similar to Brooke in high school. She asks Brooke what she wants to do with her life, who's not sure, only wanting to be out of high school and on her own. Sam and Lily talk to Carmen, who missed the prep class, finding a blood donor pamphlet in her locker, discovering Carmen is looking for an apartment. Ms. Glass sets her sites on Harrison, asking him to be her baby, which he passes on. Nicole comes down the hall pitching the idea of her acting as Claw's kid. Ms. Glass would rather eat a urinal cake, Nicole asks her what her options are. Brooke has lunch with her SAT prep instructor, loving being in a restaurant. Brooke asks her if she was close to her mother, who she tells Brooke is a freak. Brooke explains how her mother left, came back, broke up her dads marriage, and how she was close to her dads girlfriend Jane. As they have a few drinks, Bonnie waves at a pair of cute guys that are eying them. Jane decides to pay Carmen's mother a visit, who is on her way out to Jazersize class. She figures Jane wants Carmen out of her way, telling her to just leave cause she has other places to stay. Jane tells her mother how she and Sam are sharing a motel room, Carmen's mother telling her that her husband left last night, and feeling kids on complicate the situation. Lily asks Harrison how much Ms. Glass offered him, telling her a hundred bucks, Lily telling him that Carmen could use that money. He decides to take up Ms. Glass's offer, being too late since she is already with child. At the motel room, Jane arrives with a pizza, one she ate in the car. Carmen being out looking for an apartment. Jane tells Sam that her parents split up, feeling Carmen needs to go home, her mother needing her. She also tells Sam she is pregnant, who tells her not to tell Mike. Sam asks how it could happen, calling it an accident which Jane does not like letting it slip that she was an accident, a happy one. Sam freaks out taking a walk. Ms. Glass and Nicole goes over their personal information, Nicole being grossed out when she finds out Ms. Glass sleeps naked. Still at the restaurant, Brooke and Bonnie entertain the two men, Brooke feeling uncomfortable. The guys decide to cancel their 3:30 inviting them back to their place. Bonnie passes out after the guys leave, the waiter telling her she will have to take her home. Harrison tells Lily that Nicole has become Ms. Glass's child as the two pass by in the hall, Lily vowing not to give up. Brooke takes Bonnie home, as a cop pulls up asking to see her registration, which Brooke can not find. He asks her to step out of the car, informing her she is driving a stolen car. Carmen arrives back to the motel telling Sam she found an apartment. Sam asks her why she didn't tell her that her parents split up. Carmen gets upset, it being none of Jane's business to talk to her mother. The phone rings, interrupting them, Brooke being on the other end, calling from jail. Meanwhile at the big dinner, Uncle Tippy meets Nicole, thinking she had a boy from all her letters, which Nicole quickly covers saying she was going through an awkward phase. Tippy is taken by Nicole, loving her spunk. He gives her Ostrage Salamie which grosses Nicole out, Tippy wants to slice it up, Nicole not wanting to, instead she'd rather rub it to see if it grows. At the police station, Sam tries to bail Brooke out, who can't being a minor. Sam tells the officer that they are family, explaining their parents are separated but going to be getting back together, Sam letting it slip her mother is pregnant. Back at the dinner, Nicole continues to try and get gifts from Uncle Tippy, when Lily walks in acting as Lyle, Ms. Glass's son, who looks like a poor street kid. Lily gives Uncle Tippy a sad sob story of sexual confusion, blown up birds, and how she's trained her lice. Brooke and Sam talk about the pregnancy, Brooke happy about the news, telling Sam that her dad won't see it as an accident, more as something that came at the right moment. Jane arrives back at the motel room, Carmen telling her that Brooke is in jail for stealing a car. Jane tells Carmen she needs to go home, her mother. Back at the restaurant Tippy is about to write Lily a check, making it out to Carmen, Nicole putting a stop to it, saying she will not pretend to be related to her. When Lily lets it slip asking Nicole how much Ms. Glass is paying her to be her daughter. Tippy lays into Bobbi, Lily and Nicole defending their teacher, Nicole telling Uncle Tippy that if it wasn't for her lesson on STD's she'd still think that safe sex meant locking the car door. Tippy gets up and leaves as Nicole and Lily decide to continue their dinner with Ms. Glass. Jane arrives to bail Brooke out, who lets into Bonnie, who the cop takes to call her supervisor. Jane tells Brooke she will not tell Mike, and Brooke apologizes to Jane for the way she treated her. Jane hugs both her girls, Brooke congratulating her on her baby, who swears she will not tell her dad about it. Carmen decides to call up her mother who is at home drinking. She tells her mother she doesn't want to fight anymore she just wants to come home, to which her mother says; don't bother.
13 October 2000
20 October 2000
"Joe Loves Mary Cherry" Nicole decides to get some revenge on Mary Cherry, using Harrison to do it. While she and Mary Cherry try to persuade Brooke to dump Josh and start dating George, in hopes that the new coupling will save's Brooke's plummeting popularity, and thus save their own as well.
3 November 2000
"Style and Substance Abuse" Brooke withdraws from the homecoming queen race, whose nominees include a shocked Sam, Carmen, Mary and Nicole. Brooke instead joins the race for student council president. The death of a student leads to mandatory drug testing.
10 November 2000
"Ur-ine Trouble" Principal Krupps announces plans for a random drug test of the student body after one of Kennedy's best and brightest test positive for drugs, instituting a unique punishment. Sam decides to drop out of the race for homecoming queen, not liking what it is turning her into. Nothing prepares them for what happens during the student council debates when Harrison reveals something shocking about himself.
17 November 2000
"Misery Loathes Company" Mary Cherry recruits Sam to ghostwrite her memoirs after learning that her mother has plans for a book that paints the younger Cherry in a bad light. Brooke deals with her own demons after the events of the Student Council race landing her back into old habits.
8 December 2000
"Are You There God? It's Me, Ann-Margret" Harrison encounters God in a hospital storage room who knows personal things about him. Carmen attends a meeting for teens with alcoholic parents with an unexpected member. The school puts on the play Eqqus, with Josh and Lily as the leads.
15 December 2000
Harrison's roommate Clarence passes away sending Harrison into a depression that leads to a suicide attempt and a glimpse of what life would have been like if he had never been born, by his guardian angel.
19 January 2001
"Fire in the Hole" Harrison returns to school, Sugar and Harrison planning him a welcome back surprise. Ms. Glass tells her students that they must perform in a play she has written about sexually transmitted diseases. While Sam tries to have her first time with George.
26 January 2001
"The Shocking Possession of Harrison John" Harrison decides to change his image by asserting himself, but Mary Cherry worries her "Joe" is acting too much like Nicole. Sugar and Josh hit a rift in their friendship while Nicole discovers a shocking secret about her past.
2 February 2001
Mary Cherry is forced to wear "hobo sheik" clothing and hunt for food in a dumpster after her mother has financial troubles having her wardrobe seized. While Sam and Carmen have the challenge of saving their yearbook.
23 February 2001
Upon car pooling to school (after Mary crashed her car on the way to Glamazon practice) Lilly, Sam, Brooke, Carmen and Mary Cherry talk about not having any regrets they come upon a car accident involving whom they believe to be April Tuna. Sam says she does have one regret, not being able to say goodbye to April Tuna. News of her passing quickly spreads through the school, the facts getting a bit stretched, as well as Josh's mullet. Mary Cherry and Bobbi Glass scheme to get a day off from school on Friday in their grief. Unfortunately Krupps decides to call in a grief councilor, which Ms. Glass would rather her take herself elsewhere. Calamity is a bit more out spoken and louder then Ms. Glass, Calamity also taking a shot at Josh's mullet. She talks of the steps. Nicole runs into the new lunch lady Mary Lou Parker who wears a broach that Nicole seems to like telling her about her dead natural mother. Nicole also having a similar broach. Sam runs into Nicole in the Novack telling her about her mother, thinking the news of her death may be greatly exaggerated. Sam helps Nicole out to search for her mother who has not death record, thinking that the lunch lady is her mother, the broach being a diaper pin. Nicole agrees to deliver Tuna's eulogy in return for Sam's help while they track down records for the lunch lady, when Sam receives and email from Harrison that was dated when he was still in the hospital, one for her, one for Nicole and one for his mother. The email to Sam confesses his love to her, Nicole not that interested except only for what Harrison said to her. Later Sam approaches Nicole about the email, Harrison having said some nasty things about her. The next step, Anger. Brooke, Carmen and Mary go to the grief councilor telling her about how they rejected April's odd cheer leading routine, bringing Calamity to tears who is angry with their behavior and treatment of April. Calamity gives them grief homework, to sit with an outcast at lunch in case they crash their car, the outcast being Emory Dick. Sam sits down with Harrison, whom she hasn't had lunch with in a long time, her asking him about the email he sent. Harrison brushes it off as a joke, how he was erasing all his death musings and accidentally hit send, Sam figuring out that is what he did, asking he still thinks he loves her, to which he says yes. Sam is with George, telling her best friend how angry she is feeling he has ruined a wonderful friendship. Lily and Josh are next to see Calamity, telling her how they ignored April who was acting very inappropriately with them wanting to have a menage. Lily suggest an April Tuna scholarship fund, who also takes a shot at Josh about his mullet when he knocks her suggestion. Nicole goes after Harrison, who didn't realize she read her email that Sam got, who has zeroed in her anger on him threatening to out him. Next she goes after the lunch lady telling her she knows who she is, the lunch lady laughing her off telling her she is not Shaggy. Nicole gives her back her diaper pin telling her she knows where she can shove it. The next step being acceptance. Josh visits April's shrine at the school, who wishes he wasn't so mean to her when Emory talks to him about his mullet, to get him to accept it wanting Josh to join his club. Harrison passes by running into Nicole who sports a Bitch necklace and tick tocks the clock to him, soon the school will know what a creep his is. At April's memorial Sam bumps into Harrison who wants her to give them a chance, Sam reminding him they are best friends. Harrison tells her he needs an answer and expects one after the memorial service. Emory is first to speak, which with Sam's instructions who organized the service, he has to tell a story about April, and tells one about April wanting some fruitash from him, which he never did give. The final speaker being Nicole Julian who reads what someone wrote her, saying how big of a bitch she is and how if she has children they will be hideous monsters just like her. She decides not to reveal who wrote that about her because of it being true, after seeing April's shrine, realizing if she died still so angry no one would even care when she gasps at the return of April Tuna. The final step being healing. Josh decides to cut off his mullet for Lily feeling she was right about what she said earlier having raised quite a bit of money with the mullet club for the scholarship. Harrison and Nicole have lunch together who has something for her giving her a identical ring they can wear without saying words so when she sees him wearing it in the halls she will know she is connected to someone and not alone. Before he leaves Nicole wishes him luck with Spam (sam) as lunch lady Mary Lou sits down giving her back her diaper pin revealing she is Shaggy Louise. Emory gives April her fruitash in the janitors closet, finding out that it was Nelly Goustoff a drug addict that stole her car and crashed it. He asks April to the junior prom and they are about to kiss when Lily and Josh come along to tell her about the money they raised for her scholarship fund. Next comes Carmen, Mary and Audrey Hepburn...or Brooke having April choreograph for them. Out in the hall Sam meets up with Harrison, telling Sam he sent the email to her on purpose, not meaning to send the attached one for Nicole. He tells her that when he almost died love is all that matters, asking her to choose. Sam chooses George, upsetting Harrison, Sam wanting to continue being best friends which Harrison can't do, he can't see her everyday, can't talk to her about superficial things always thinking why couldn't she at least tried. Sam asks him if what he is trying to say is that he never wants to speak to her again which he says yes, turning and walking away from her.
2 March 2001
After another food fight at school, Brooke and Carmen decide they are so over high school and high school boys. During breakfast Nicole asks her mother to take a look at her college essay on what it is like to be adopted, revealing to her mother that she has found her birth mother wanting the two to meet. Nicole's mother refuses to meet or hear her name ever again. Sam is feeling guilty that she has hurt Harrison, George try to sway her fears about him not wanting to talk to her again, giving her a kiss that Harrison sees, and Sam notices Harrison walking by. During a college fair at Kennedy High, Brooke is invited to a frat party by a sorority sister she meets. Brooke talks Carmen, Lilly and Sam into going along with her. When Josh and George come along smuggling cookie doe in to throw the girls all decide to go. Nicole and her mother meet with Ms. Glass about her options when Nicole's birth mother arrives having invited her to the parent teacher conference. Shaggy is given the cold shoulder by Nicole's mother, Ms. Glass steps in advising that they deal with the situation suggesting a dinner. Josh and George plan to crash the frat party inviting Harrison along. The night of the party Brooke goes over with the girls her plan which starts with circular reasoning, cover the wagon, operation divide an conquer. Plans go awry when Lilly and Sam get caught and are forced to spend the night with Sam and Brooke's parents for a night of baking cookies and board games. Meanwhile at the Julian house the dinner doesn't go as well as Nicole would have liked, with much resistance from her adopted mother. Nicole and her mother go out in the hall to talk when her mother realizes one of her pre-columbian artifacts is missing accusing Shaggy of stealing it. Brooke and Carmen decide to go to the party without Sam and Lily who are trapped in game night with Mike and Jane which they are not enjoying. Ms. Glass spots the artifact that Judy accused Shaggy of stealing angering Nicole who storms out of the house. Brooke and Carmen are quickly split up when a college guy gives Carmen a tour and Brooke experience what college girls are really like. Josh, Harrison and George have the wrong idea about College party life, obviously having watched to many movies, being tossed out with the trash literally. Brooke bumps into a college guy by the name of Jamie Roth that suits her fancy. Carmen finds out first hand just what college boys are really like when one tries to go too far with her scaring her. She hides in the closet trying to contact Brooke who has been thrown out after a sorority sister sees her talking to Jamie her ex-boyfriend. Josh, George and Harrison arrive in time to help a frantic Carmen rescuing her. Nicole discovers that the woman pretending to be her biological mother just may not really be who she clams when she catches her trying to bribe her adopted mother. Nicole finally has the moment she's always yearned for with her adopted mother who finally tells her that she loves her and would have given anything not to lose her. Brooke and Carmen realize that high school and their stinky guys aren't so bad after all, and they have it better then they thought, resulting in a jello food fight which this time the girls start.
Season 2, Episode 16: Fag9 March 2001
In one of the most powerful episodes; homophobic behavior by members of her science class leads Lilly to launch a gay and lesbian support group at school, but her efforts create tension among her friends especially with Josh. A new student spray paints "Fag" across Lilly's locker in an attempt to hide his own feelings. Harrison is the first and only one of her friends to join her club after Josh drops out from an alteration in the boys locker room. Sugar Daddy joins the club after what happens in the locker room, having his own problems with discrimination because of how he looks. As each of the rest of the crew come to see different forms of discrimination they all begin to join Lilly's club. Carmen witnesses her new boss discriminate against a trio of black girls, the same group of girls that give Sam and George a hard time about their relationship, all but one of the girls who apologizes for her friends actions. On a "date" with the man she met at the frat party, Jamie, Brooke finds out that he has been discriminated against because he is Jewish. Lilly creates a petition that she gets everyone to sign to stop calling Ms Glass "Sir", something that she is guilty as well. After taking Ms Glass to a Gay/Lesbian Support Center the two are ambushed by a group of male "gay bashers". In the aftermath the gang decides to confront and fight back against those who discriminate against others who want to keep a homogenized world. Lilly and Ms Glass have a heart to heart with a new understanding and respect for each other.
Season 2, Episode 17: Coup16 March 2001
Nicole sets out to prove that her power is not based on her "twin set" her plan involves April, Brooke and taking down everyone who gets in her way. Meanwhile Brooke butts heads with her dad about the college guy she is dating.
27 April 2001
After being humiliated when she tries out for "Pop Tarts" Mary Cherry decides to assemble a team to compete on a local cable academic-challenge program in hopes that she'll be discovered for her looks and "personality". Cherry Cherry has to attend Kennedy High after her low SAT score comes back to haunt her. She wants in on her daughter's team when Josh also tries out for it. Josh turns to Harrison to help him get onto Mary Cherry's team to prove he isn't just another dumb jock. Harrison discovers that Josh has an uncanny knowledge of chicken that gets him on Mary Cherry's team. Carmen decides to ditch studying for the SAT's in favor of Salsa lessons, which she isn't very good at but falls in love with her instructor Pablo, who can't speak much English. Lily becomes afraid Josh will make a fool of himself on "The Big Head Challenge", hosted by Ed McMahhn, deciding not to go. Cherry Cherry assembles her own team, consisting of the same three judges that ridiculed her daughter and herself and a man that looks like Steven Hawking the world's smartest man. After seeing Pablo dancing with another woman she becomes jealous and unable to concentrate quitting her dance lessons. Cherry Cherry's team takes an early lead in the game, having Sam and Brooke to pick up the slack in a series of questions about WB shows and about Brooke herself. It's all left up to Josh to win the game, Josh struggles with continuing on with the game, luckily Harrison convinces the others to keep Josh on the team, and Sam tells him to do it for himself and not for Lily, who is watching at Brooke and Sam's home. For a guy who knows a lot about chicken its up to Harrison to let him know that Poultry is Chicken, picking the category and wining the game. Carmen thinks she's made a fool of herself with Pablo, who shows up at her school with his first English phrase asking her out for a coffee or juice. Lily realizes that with the SAT's she got all caught up in them that she forgot what it is that she love's so much about Josh making up with him in the end and apologizing for not supporting him more.
4 May 2001
When Ms. Glass asks the glass to write down where they went on spring break and how many people they slept with, the Kennedy High students are quarantined at the school after Harrison shows symptoms of an exotic disease, Rip Valley Fever, he may have contracted during his vacation in Yemen. He and Sam are locked up in the nurses station together forcing them to face their feelings for each other. In a hilarious "I Know What You Did Last Summer" spoof, the kids are hunted by a mysterious killer who knows what each of them did. Mary Cherry is the first to get the call from the killer having spent her spring break trying out for a bad horror movie willing to do anything to be a scream queen, anything. The gang all split up after finding out the odds of their plane crashing are 1:1. Harrison tells Sam that he met a girl while in Yemen, and when asked by Sam if he slept with her he tells her no, cause it wasn't her. Josh is the next target of the killer while showering in the boys locker room where the killer leaves a photo of him and Lily that could result in him being suspended from school, resulting in a towel chase. They decide to figure out who could possibly be the killer by interrogating Ms Glass, April Tuna and Nicole, all but Josh and Lily thinking Nicole could be the killer. Josh and Lily went back to the school to have a romantic diner where they first met when Nicole finds them, threatening to turn them for drinking alcohol on school premises. She offers not to turn them in if he kisses her, opting to pull hair from the boys locker room drains then kiss her, which she makes them do. Sam tells Harrison about how she spent her vacation at George's house, where she meets his mother and grandmother finding out that he has yet to tell his grandmother about them dating. Feeling he is ashamed of her cause his grandmother pouted for weeks when his brother dated a white girl thinking he no longer loves her and left. In a weak moment Harrison and Sam share a kiss when George walks in on them after breaking into the school to get Sam some help. He reveals he told his grandmother about her and she likes Sam, turns out that his grandmother didn't like his brothers girlfriend because of her character. In an attempt to lure the killer Nicole and Brooke dress up in sexy lingerie, Brooke feels ridiculous leaving Nicole to be the damsel in distress. Sam feels her kiss with Harrison was a mistake and when he asks her to tell him that she felt nothing when they kissed she can't. Harrison breaks the window open letting Sam out to run back to George and stop tormenting him. Nicole is unable to lure the killer out, which Carmen points out that usually killers in horror films are attracted to virgins. Lily and Josh become the decoy luring April Tuna and not the killer. Ms Glass becomes the next target of the killer who proves to easy a target when she is not frightened and wants the killer to kill her. Brooke and George have a talk where Brooke lets it slip that she knows that Harrison isn't sick and she knows what he did for spring break. The real CDC woman shows up breaking into the school finding out that the phony CDC woman is the travel agent that they screwed over when they canceled their vacation. She had earned her own spring break of a life time loosing her compensation bonus vowing revenge. After the real CDC doctor examines Harrison she gives him a clean bill of health as the sun comes up. George and Brooke force Harrison to tell Sam what he really did for spring break. After Brooke finds Jamie with his ex-girlfriend she ran into Harrison at a hotel and hung out together. They talked about love and hurting ones they love, sharing a moment that brings them closer together in an intimate way. Breaking everyone's heart especially Sam's who walks away from Harrison this time never wanting to see him again.
11 May 2001
Sam and Brooke give Harrison the silent treatment after they realize that he misled both of them, meanwhile having to decide on a name for the new baby. Josh learns that his mother's new job requires them to move to another state away from school, his friends and Lily. Mary Cherry backs into Big Bertha Muffin's car while impatiently waiting to park her Hummer, Carmen tells her that she has to leave a note, and in typical Mary Cherry fashion she signs it Nicole Julian. In chemistry class Ms Glass decides to teach the class a lesson on trust. Brooke convinces Sam she can patch things up with George having though she was in a life threatening situation when she kissed Harrison. Big Bertha confronts Nicole about hitting her car when Nicole points out the letter head on the note, "From the desk of Mary Cherry", turning the 7 year students rage onto Mary Cherry. Sam tries to talk to George being to late to fix their relationship in his eyes. Josh talks to his father, not wanting to move and leave Lily making the hard decision to move back in with his difficult demanding father who sets out a new set of rules. Brooke confronts Harrison first about what happened between them wanting to believe Harrison that he didn't mean what happened to them was a mistake telling him to kiss her in the hall to prove he feels something for her unknowingly to them Sam witnesses it all. Mary Cherry makes a counter offer to Big Bertha offering everything a Trailer Park Queen like her could want. Bertha rejects her offer still wanting to inflict pain on Mary Cherry. Sam asks Brooke what she was doing kissing Harrison, who tells her that she was just upping the ante instead of just giving him the silent treatment. Brooke learns that there is no longer anything between Sam and George, which Sam blames on Harrison. She decides to play along with Brooke's little plan and toy with Harrison. Lily learns of Josh's fathers conditions not liking it suggesting one other option to her boyfriend, marriage. Lily consults Carmen about her decision while Josh talks to George about it each asking them very good questions to make sure they are sure marriage is the best thing. Sam talks with Harrison about their kiss, telling him that things with George are over confessing her feelings for him, which makes Harrison second guess if her feelings for him are real, asking her out on a date anyway. Mary Cherry turns to Sugar Daddy for help buying him off to scare Bertha off, failing. Sam and Brooke's plan begins to come together as Sam sets up a date with Harrison that she has no intention of showing up for. Josh writes a heartfelt letter to Lily that he reads to her getting down on one knee proposing to her. Meanwhile Mary Cherry has a casket built for her in the Novac when Nicole walks in making fun of her. After she leaves Nicole takes Mary Cherry's last will and testament to see what she has left for her. Mary Cherry and Big Bertha face off in the school hall a la old west stand off, when Mary Cherry faints this time being caught by Nicole who comes to her defense. She gives Bertha an ultimatum which it seems she doesn't understand. Nicole stops Bertha knocking her out cause no one gets to push Mary around but her. Brooke decides to show up to the restaurant where Harrison waits for Sam, not wanting to see him get stood up telling him that this was all Sam's idea when Sam shows up leaving Harrison to think neither of them like him they only dislike each other resulting in a food fight between the two. Lily and Josh go through with their plans to get married after things go south with his mother, his father having already signed the papers. Josh has Lily fall back catching her to prove that he will always be there for her. Sam and Brooke get a lecture from Sam's mother when her water breaks going into labor
Season 2, Episode 21: Promblems18 May 2001
In the series finale cliffhanger, Sam's mother gives birth to a new baby girl. With the junior prom coming it seems no one has a date, with Lily and Josh more concerned about their new marriage situation, George and Sam split up Nicole also going stag. Ms. Glass posts a tenant flyer that Josh and Lily consider taking, Josh being frustrated with living with Lily's mother who won't let him sleep with his own wife. Brooke and Sam are both at odds when it comes to deciding who will go to the prom with Harrison so Brooke suggests that he take both of them to the prom instead. With their new found sisterly bond this inspires Mary Cherry to take on a sister herself choosing Nicole which is met with rejection. Much to her surprise Mary Cherry finds out that she has a long lost twin sister Baby Honey Child (B-Ho), who grew up in the Bronks. Josh and Lily try to make the best of moving in with Ms Glass and her over the top rules which include doing her yard work 10 hours a week among other tasks. While sitting with George, Nicole comes up with the devious plan of the two of them going to the prom together manipulating him into asking her to the prom. B-Ho takes Mary Cherry's place after meeting with mama Cherry putting Mary up for adoption. Nicole weaves her web when she runs into Sam in the Novac telling Sam that George is taking her to the prom, that George has chosen her just like Harrison will choose Brooke stirring up Sam's jealously over Brooke. Josh and Lily find that married life isn't as fun as they thought it would be deciding to have their own prom at home with a romantic dinner and maybe after consummate their marriage. Harrison picks up his tux, going to a place that Brooke suggested getting a cumber bun that matches her dress, making Sam even more jealous. Sam tells Brooke that she talked to Nicole who spilled all the details of her sorted little plan. Josh and Lily get jobs to help make ends meet already being one month behind on their rent. In a "Annie" style musical number Mary Cherry's "mother" comes to get her, Sweet Honey Child (Rupaul) her daddy, a cross dresser. Brooke confronts Nicole about the lies she is spreading standing up to Nicole, who, with her new power, informs Brooke she can no longer tell her what to do. That love is power and popularity and now she is the most loved. Brooke ends their friendship for good this time seeing to it that she does not end up at the prom with George. While trying to sell windows Josh meets a lonely elderly woman that is lonely, not wanting to take advantage of her generosity he splits breaking his window sample having a break down of his own. The night of the prom Nicole gets a call from George who informs her that he is sick with food poisoning, making her think that Brooke had something to do with it. Sam and Brooke name their new baby sister Mackenzie, after the MC in their last names having a sisterly moment of their own, and having to make Harrison choose one of them. During their romantic dinner Lily tells Josh she broke one of his Gecko's tails not knowing they break on their own, Josh tells her that he broke something as well, his window, which was all the money they had left. Josh gets upset scaring Lily, who he loves and decides not to make love to her, not wanting it to be like it has turned out, not knowing if they will be okay. Nicole ends up at the McQueen home drunk, looking for Brooke wanting to get her back for ruining her night. Making Nicole to believe that the only way she gets attention is when she does something truly horribly wicked. Brooke, Sam and Harrison have dinner before they head to the prom where they make Harrison decide, who has already made his decision not wanting to hurt either of them. Brooke runs from the restaurant in tears as Sam chases after her as Nicole comes speeding down the road with Brooke in her headlights, Brooke lets out a scream as all goes black and sirens are heard. Unfortunately, this intended season finale ended up being the series finale never resolving the cliffhangers of; Lily and Josh, Mary Cherry, Harrison's choice Sam or Brooke, and the fate of Brooke.
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