In 1968, friends Kevin Arnold, Paul Pfeiffer, and Winnie Cooper attend the newly renamed Robert F Kennedy Junior High for the first time. Written by
Tim Von Cloedt
Did You Know?
In the Pilot episode, Fred Savage
(Kevin) and Danica McKellar
(Winnie) shared their very first kiss. However, the kiss shown in the episode is not their actual first kiss. Six takes were filmed, and in the last take, Kevin stroked Winnie's hair. This is the shot that was kept. See more
Kevin chooses clothes for the first day of school (Fall 1968) while Tommy James and the Shondells' "Crystal Blue Persuasion" plays. This record wasn't released until the following spring (1969). See more
Kevin Arnold - The Narrator
It was the first kiss for both of us. We never really talked about it afterwards. But I think about the events of that day again and again and somehow I know that Winnie does too, whenever some blowhard starts talking about the anonymity of the suburbs or the mindlessness of the tv generation. Because we know that inside each one of those identical boxes, with it's dodge parked out front and it's white bread on the table and it's tv set glowing blue in the falling dusk, there were people with ...
Crystal Blue Persuasion
Written by Ed Gray
, Tommy James
and Mike Vale
Performed by Tommy James
& The Shondells See more