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

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Complete series cast summary:
William G. Schilling ...  Dr. Harold Samuels 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Bernadette Meara 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Arvid Engen 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Darlene Merriman 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Simone Foster 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Alan Pinkard 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Eric Mardian 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Sarah Nevins 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Dennis Blunden 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Charlie Moore 92 episodes, 1986-1990
Tannis Vallely ...  Janice Lazarotto 69 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Maria Borges 68 episodes, 1986-1990
...  Jawaharlal Choudhury / ... 68 episodes, 1986-1990
...  T.J. Jones / ... 53 episodes, 1988-1991
...  Alex Torres 48 episodes, 1989-1991
Lara Piper ...  Viki Amory 48 episodes, 1989-1991
...  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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17 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Ganz große Klasse  »

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Actress Tannis Vallely (the young genius in braids) attended Robert Millikan Jr. High in Sherman Oaks, CA at the time of filming. See more »

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Sarah Nevins: [catching up with T.J. in the hallway] Oh, T.J. I have been looking for you.
T.J. Jones: Yeah,well Thanks for nothing, man. That action in your class today was a total disaster. You really know how to make a person feel like sludge
Sarah Nevins: [angrily] Wait a minute! T.J., I thought it would be nice for you. You know you were welcome to stay for the whole class.
T.J. Jones: Well, isn't that a dream come true. Sit in a nice, clean desk with no dirty words carved in it, everyone dressed like it was Easter Sunday, and a teacher who ...
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It was a good little show
12 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Head of the Class was a classic show, and as most sitcoms, somewhat unrealistic. Charlie Moore was like a Johnny Feaver out of detox. It was really hard to separate the two characters. We were always waiting for him to drop into that stoned Dee Jay thing and then hit on Loni Anderson. I do, however,think it was a real inspiration to all high school students who didn't fit in with there peer groups. Apparently, Hesseman left the show after his contract was filled because he didn't like the character he played. Sorry folks. I kept watching just to see what it would be like without him and what Billy would bring to the party. Much to my surprise, I found him funny, although, it was a completely different show. The musicals where just plain entertaining! How many high school productions sound like that? I think we have all been subject to listen to those out of tune orchestras, and students who pretend that they can sing. These guys sound like they were just off Broadway, which some were.


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