Jo is up for the Best New Student of the Year award, but her joy is dampened by a letter from her father. She never told anyone that he is in the State Penitentiary for burgling the warehouse where he once worked.

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Jo is up for the Best New Student of the Year award, but her joy is dampened by a letter from her father. She never told anyone that he is in the State Penitentiary for burgling the warehouse where he once worked.

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25 February 1981 (USA)  »

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The closing credit had mis-spelled Jo's father's name as "Mr. Polinazek" (Played by Alex Rocco in his debut appearance). The correct spelling is "Poliniaczek". In season 6 "Jo" wrote her name on a blackboard when she was a substitute teacher. See more »

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Blair Warner: I took a raw piece of material and created a masterpiece!
Jo Polniaczek: I'd like to tell her what she can do with her chizille.
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