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Head of the Class 

A laidback teacher provides needed guidance about life for a special class of exceptional students.
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1991   1990   1989   1988   1987   1986  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
William G. Schilling ...  Dr. Harold Samuels 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Jeannetta Arnette ...  Bernadette Meara 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Dan Frischman ...  Arvid Engen 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Robin Givens ...  Darlene Merriman 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Khrystyne Haje ...  Simone Foster 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Tony O'Dell ...  Alan Pinkard 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Brian Robbins ...  Eric Mardian 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Kimberly Russell ...  Sarah Nevins 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Dan Schneider ...  Dennis Blunden 114 episodes, 1986-1991
Howard Hesseman ...  Charlie Moore 92 episodes, 1986-1990
Tannis Vallely ...  Janice Lazarotto 69 episodes, 1986-1991
Leslie Bega ...  Maria Borges 68 episodes, 1986-1990
Joher Coleman Joher Coleman ...  Jawaharlal Choudhury 68 episodes, 1986-1990
Rain Pryor ...  T.J. Jones / ... 53 episodes, 1988-1991
Michael DeLorenzo ...  Alex Torres 48 episodes, 1989-1991
Lara Piper ...  Viki Amory 48 episodes, 1989-1991
De'voreaux White De'voreaux White ...  Aristotle McKenzie 48 episodes, 1989-1991
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A group of gifted high-school students are placed together into an "enrichment" class. Although brilliant, they have much to learn about each other and themselves. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Comedy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Head of the Class See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (114 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was the first American sitcom to film in Russia. See more »

Quotes

Charles P. 'Charlie' Moore: [as other girls approch Eric about Peer Counseling while talking to him and Simone] What's Happening Eric?
Eric Mardian: Oh, It's peer counseling Mr. Moore. I didn't know that there are a lot of needy girls out there.
Simone Foster: [alarmed by Eric's Peer Counseling schedule] Eric, do you still want to go out with me Saturday Night? Maybe you'll be too busy "Helping the needy".
Eric Mardian: Simone, I'm like a Doctor. I'm doing some very important work here.
Charles P. 'Charlie' Moore: Someone should phone the Nobel Prize committee.
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Absolutely Awful.........
20 September 2002 | by DeeanaSee all my reviews

Oh My God, could this show be any worse? I think not!

How corny can you possibly get. The 80's certainly were the area of really lame, bad television shows, this being the worst of them all. I have absolutely no idea why Billy Connolly decided to join this show, but he must have been out of his mind. The acting is terrible, stories so pathetic and totally unrealistic. This show should be banished from TV land altogether, maybe they could burn the tapes, but something must be done to rid us of this crap.

Avoid at all costs!!!!!!!!!


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