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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.

Last Updated: 9/25/2022Network:NBC
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Rules
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#1 - Rules

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/19/1983

Love is in the air as Bruno unwittingly falls for Lisa Connors, a student-teacher for Mr. Shorofsky, and Morloch expresses a romantic interest in Miss Sherwood.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Gonna Learn How to Fly (1)
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#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.

The Crimson Blade
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1 votes

#3 - The Crimson Blade

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/2/1987

Jesse's role as a swashbuckling hero is being played for real in the hallways by an unlikely masked crusader fighting a substitute principal's "code of conduct."

Directors: Debbie Allen
Self-Defense
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1 votes

#4 - Self-Defense

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/5/1986

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The Deal
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1 votes

#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.

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Break Dance
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1 votes

#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.

Directors: Michael Peters
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Consequences
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1 votes

#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.

Directors: Michael A. Hoey
Writer: Billy Field
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Secrets
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1 votes

#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.

Directors: Victor French
Writer: Parke Perine
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Gonna Learn How to Fly (2)
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9.50
2 votes

#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.

Go Softly Into Morning
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9.00
1 votes

#10 - Go Softly Into Morning

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/5/1987

Danny struggles with guilt and Jesse with revenge when the School of the Arts loses one of their own in a drunken-driving accident.

Directors: Win Phelps
Reunions
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8.17
6 votes

#11 - Reunions

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/29/1982

Shorofsky is hesitant about a reunion with a friend from World War II; Leroy's reunion with his mother depends on Danny's pool-playing skills.

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A Special Place
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8.14
7 votes

#12 - A Special Place

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/6/1982

Budget cutbacks call for the termination of one of the school's teachers: either Sherwood or Crandall; Bruno's song is stolen by a successful composer.

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The Crazies
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8.00
6 votes

#13 - The Crazies

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/18/1982

Montgomery and Doris vow to speak the truth for a day, which doesn't go over well; Miss Grant and Sherwood switch classes for a day; Shorofsky is hospitalized after being attacked by an intruder at the school.

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Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore
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8.00
1 votes

#14 - 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.

Dreams
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8.00
1 votes

#15 - Dreams

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/5/1985

After it comes to light that Jesse is an illegal alien, the staff and students at the School of the Arts band together and fight to keep him from being deported.

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Appearances
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8.00
1 votes

#16 - 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.

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And the Winner Is...
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8.00
4 votes

#17 - And the Winner Is...

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/30/1982

Tempers flare when Bruno's script is chosen for the school production, and he casts himself as the lead.

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But Seriously, Folks
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8.00
6 votes

#18 - But Seriously, Folks

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/4/1982

Danny pops pills for energy when he begins working nights as a comic; Doris wins the part in a commercial for Hank Burgers, but detests both the director and the burgers.

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Street Kid
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8.00
5 votes

#19 - 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.

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Alone in a Crowd
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8.00
9 votes

#20 - Alone in a Crowd

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/28/1982

The School of the Arts 7th annual benefit has Montgomery running the auditions and show, Coco trying to get performance shy Bruno to perform at the event, and Leroy's academic grades eliminating his performing. Meanwhile, a brown-out gives elevator trapped Danny and Doris a deeper understanding of each other.

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Passing Grade
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7.76
21 votes

#21 - Passing Grade

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/14/1982

Coco and Lydia vie for a part in a show. Danny wants to meet Johnny Carson and becomes a waiter.

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Star Quality
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7.75
4 votes

#22 - Star Quality

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/13/1983

An actor asks the school for help with a charity show---and takes over Reardon's class; a young boy, who's a master of tap, wants to learn Leroy's style of dancing.

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A Big Finish
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7.71
7 votes

#23 - A Big Finish

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/15/1982

Miss Sherwood and the gang find two talented bums living in the basement.

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Tomorrow's Farewell
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7.69
16 votes

#24 - 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.

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Metamorphosis
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7.62
47 votes

#25 - Metamorphosis

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/7/1982

This fun and footloose series begins when Julie tries her best to fit in at the New York School for the Performing Arts, with a little bit of help from Doris and Montgomery.

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