The Best Episodes Directed by Shigeki Hatakeyama
#1 - Alone in the Dark
Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 39
Separated, Anko and Noboru are forced to find their way to safety together. Eikichi, however, believes their disappearance was a ruse to conceal their discovery of the treasure, and searches for them in hot pursuit.
#3 - Compromising Positions
Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 24
Mr. Uchiyamada experiences a mid-life crisis, wondering if there is any meaning left to his life. His family has grown apart and now fears for the worst when his daughter Yoshiko takes a liking to Eikichi.
#4 - Beauty + Brains = A Dangerous Mix
Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 16
Eikichi relishes his newfound hero status until he meets Urumi Kanzaki, a mischievous girl who gets him arrested as a pervert. He is less than amused when he finds out that she is actually one of his students.
#6 - Money Talks, GTO Walks
Great Teacher Onizuka Season 1 - Episode 30
Led to believe that he spent the school's money, Eikichi attempts to raise the money himself while his students investigate who set him up. The school's faculty decides to hold a student assembly so Eikichi can take responsibility for his actions.