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Balancing Act 

When Maria gets a promotion at the Teen Machine, she has trouble balancing work, school, and her personal life and lies to a teacher to get an extension on a term paper. Meanwhile, Ryan and Eric plan a surprise birthday party for Screech.

Director:

Don Barnhart

Writers:

Sam Bobrick (creator), Bennett Tramer (developer) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Dustin Diamond ... Samuel 'Screech' Powers
Sarah Lancaster ... Rachel Meyers
Richard Lee Jackson ... Ryan Parker
Samantha Esteban ... Maria Lopez (as Samantha Becker)
Ben Gould Ben Gould ... Nicky Farina
Anthony Harrell Anthony Harrell ... Eric Little
Lindsey McKeon ... Katie Peterson
Dennis Haskins ... Mr. Richard Belding
Terry Davis ... Mrs. Tarlow
Jeffrey Schecter ... Fuzzy
Juan C. Cantu Juan C. Cantu ... Mr. Gomez
Nicole Dooley Nicole Dooley ... Janet
Frank Walton Frank Walton ... Delivery Man
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Storyline

Maria gets a promotion to weeknight manager at the Teen Machine. However, she quickly has trouble balancing work, school, and her personal life, blowing off cheerleader practice and ignoring Nicky. When she falls behind on a term paper, she lies to the teacher, Mrs. Tarlow, to get an extension. Meanwhile, Screech thinks Mr. Belding has forgotten his birthday because he's not planning a party for him. However, Mr. Belding recruits Ryan and Eric to plan the party so Screech won't find out. Written by Chris the Geek

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1996 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

References The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

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