Jimmy is trying to make the basketball team, but with spending all that time practicing, he is behind in school. He can only do one or the other. He convinces Spinner to give him one of his Ritalin pills to boost his energy, but it has bad consequences for both Jimmy and Spinner. Meanwhile, Liberty is sick of writing Ashley's speeches for her, so she wants to take over the morning announcements for one day. Ashley knows Liberty won't be able to do it, but sets her up anyway. Written by
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This episode takes place in September 2001. See more
Why spend more time at school than you already have to?
You're going out for basketball.
My social worker says it's beneficial. Personally, I couldn't give a rat's ...
Archie 'Snake' Simpson
[running into the room
References The Basketball Diaries
Whatever It Takes
Written by Jody Colero and Stephen Stohn
Performed by Lisa Dalbello See more