Fame: Season 2, Episode 6

Beginnings (4 Nov. 1982)

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Students cry racism when a ballet teacher won't let Leroy's girlfriend have a solo part.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Carol Mayo Jenkins ...
Morgan Stevens ...
Ann Carlton
Susan Marshall
Stephanie Williams ...
Stephanie / Fame Dancer (as Stephanie E. Williams)
Ann Nelson ...
Simon Marshall


Students cry racism when a ballet teacher won't let Leroy's girlfriend have a solo part.

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4 November 1982 (USA)  »

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Several of the 'Fame Dancers', who are often referred to by their real first names on screen, receive full names in this story: Stephanie Harrison (Stephanie Williams), Michelle Thomas (Bronwyn Thomas (I)'), Michael DeLorenzo, Kyle Rooney (Michael Rooney) and Marguerite Pomerhn.(Marguerite Pomerhn Derricks). See more »


Mr. Benjamin Shorofsky: You're just the person I need.
Ann Carlton: Most of the day, the people who've been looking for me wanted me to take a long walk on a very short plank.
Mr. Benjamin Shorofsky: Understandable. After all, you are a racist.
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I Heard It Through The Grapvine
Music and Lyrics by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
Sung by Erica Gimpel, Valerie Landsburg, Gene Anthony Ray and Lori Singer
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