Making the Grade

Making the Grade (1982)

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Creator: Gary David Goldberg
  • First Air Date: 1982-04-05
  • Last Air Date: 1982-05-10
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 6
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Company: Ubu Productions
  • Networks: CBS
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Making the Grade was a short-lived American sitcom which aired on CBS from April 5 until May 10, 1982. It starred James Naughton, Graham Jarvis, Alley Mills, Steven Peterman, and boasted the first TV series roles for Philip Charles MacKenzie and George Wendt. It was set at Franklin High School in St. Louis, and aired as a part of CBS' Monday night comedy lineup. Among those shown were Harry Barnes, the Dean of Boys, Assistant Principal Jack Felspar, Drama teacher Sara Conover, and Physical education teacher Gus Bertoia.

  • Keywords: high school, teacher, high school teacher, sitcom
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    Making the Grade Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1982-04-05
    6 Episodes

    Making the Grade Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Pilot30 min
    Season 1Episode 2Marriage, Dave Style30 min
    Season 1Episode 3Teach Me Tonight30 min
    Season 1Episode 4Shepherd's Pie Syndrome30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Guess Who's Coming to Class30 min
    Season 1Episode 6Enter Miss Right30 min
    • George Wendt

    • James Naughton

    • Alley Mills

    • Graham Jarvis

    • Philip Charles MacKenzie

    • Steven Peterman

    • Emilio Estevez

      as Dwayne
    Production Gary David Goldberg Producer