The BEST episodes of Fame
Every episode of Fame ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Fame!
In this TV series adaptation of the 1980 motion picture, students at the School of the Arts pour their hearts and souls into their training to become stars in their chosen field.
#2 - Gonna Learn How to Fly (1)
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/15/1983
Changes abound with the start of the new school year: Bruno, with no means of funding his schooling after his father dies, is forced to drop out; Coco, Danny and Doris find out that even though her mother still lives in New York City, Julie is married and now living in Texas; new students Christopher Donlan, a dance major, and Holly Laird, a drama major, find difficulty in being accepted, most notably by their more seasoned competition, Leroy and Doris, and new vice-principal, Quentin Morloch, intends on ruling with an iron fist.
#5 - The Deal
Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/29/1984
Caruso's landlord threatens to turn the coffee house into a parking lot unless Bruno gets his young opera singer friend accepted into the School of the Arts. Meanwhile, Mr Shorofsky has a secret meeting with Mrs Berg.
#6 - Break Dance
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/10/1983
Danny enlists Christopher and Michael to coach rival gangs in a "break dance" competition. Meanwhile, Doris has trouble ridding herself of "Snake," a gang member who has a crush on her, and Coco, inspired by Bruno's life out of school, contemplates leaving the School of the Arts to pursue her career.
#7 - Consequences
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/26/1983
When Mr. Morloch announces that all students participating in any school production must have a minimum C average, Miss Sherwood, despite Morloch's objections, assigns Leroy and Danny the responsibility of teacher, leaving Danny forced to make a tough decision when he suspects a friend has cheated.
#8 - Secrets
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/7/1984
When Dwight shows up to school with severe bruises on his body, Danny appoints himself as Dwight's bodyguard when he, along with the rest of the school, believe Dwight is a victim of bullying. Meanwhile, Miss Grant is not pleased when rumored drug trafficking brings an undercover cop to the School of the Arts, posing as a dance student.
#9 - Gonna Learn How to Fly (2)
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/22/1983
Mr. Shorofsky finds Bruno a job as a waiter at "Caruso's," a coffee house where he is free to play his music. After settling their feud with a fist fight, Leroy works with Christopher to improve Chris' dancing skills after Miss Grant decides to downgrade him to a different class.
#12 - Street Kid
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/25/1982
When Mr. Crandall's assignment requires an improv scene portraying a character far removed from themselves, Doris pretends to be a teenage prostitute to "research" her role, and encounters a real 16-year-old prostitute, whom she tries to help; Shorofsky asks Miss Sherwood to teach him to drive.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#17 - To Soar and Never Falter
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/4/1982
Bruno is in love with a dance major named Kathleen Murphy. When he is to write a piece of music for her, she performs for him and gets injured. It turns out that she has Multiple Sclerosis, and Miss Grant employs Leroy to help out Bruno. Unknowingly, the gang is helping Kathy to keep her audition.
#18 - The Strike
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/18/1982
Montgomery is stage manager for the school production of "Othello," but a pending union strike makes faculty involvement questionable; Coco, believing she's the better actress, is upset when Julie gets the part of Desdemona; Shorofsky supervises the music, but he and Bruno disagree on the direction of the score; Leroy gets private tutoring from Miss Sherwood.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#22 - Appearances
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/4/1984
While working on a scene together, Holly and Christopher are prompted by their friends to try going out with each other. Danny falls for Marya, a student hoping to be admitted into the School of the Arts.Watch Now:Amazon
#24 - Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore
Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/11/1987
The kids hustle up a pocketful of miracles for Mrs. Berg, who has misrepresented her position to an old friend who's on his way to visit; Reggie helps a student with an aversion to frog dissection.
#25 - Tomorrow's Farewell
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/21/1982
The School Board orders the School of the Arts to have a Gym because of the mandatory P.E. class that students have to take. It takes a dance off between Lydia's class and a bunch of football players for the school board to see her point. Meanwhile, Leroy tries to save his brother Willard from a life of crime.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV