Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
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Goodbye, Mr. Zelinka 

An aging teacher is being forced to retire, even though He still wants to keep teaching. His students love Him, and rally to save His job.

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Jonathan Smith
... Mark Gordon
... Ivan Zelenka
... Julie Lindstrom
... Mr. Simenton
... Howie
... Jerry Michaels (as Preston Scott Lee)
... Susie Morris
... Roger Carlyle
Ronne Troup ... Ms. Hancock
Vernon Weddle ... Mr. Arnold
Kathryn Fuller ... Mrs. Minotti
Patrick Collar ... Boy #1
... Boy #2
Happy LaShelle ... Girl #1
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An aging teacher is being forced to retire, even though He still wants to keep teaching. His students love Him, and rally to save His job.

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Drama | Fantasy

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TV-PG
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23 June 1989 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Lew Ayres was 80 years old at the time of filming, 10 years older than his character, who is forced to retire because he turned 70. This is the last of three episodes where Lew Ayres plays the main character. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the episode, the school at which Mr. Zelinka teaches is referred to as Lincoln High School. However, during a wide shot of the student protest, the name Van Nuys High School is clearly visible across the front of the school. See more »

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