Head of the Class

The BEST episodes of Head of the Class

Every episode of Head of the Class ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Head of the Class!

Head of the Class follows a group of gifted students in the Individualized Honors Program (IHP) at the fictional Monroe High School (later Millard Fillmore High School) in Manhattan, and their history teacher Charlie Moore (Howard Hesseman)

Last Updated: 7/3/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Back to the Future
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8.50
4 votes

#1 - Back to the Future

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/24/1986

The class imagines life 20 years in the future

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The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming!
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8.33
3 votes

#2 - The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming!

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/4/1987

The IHP faces their Russian counterparts in an academic tournament. Eric must join the team to replace an ailing Jawaharal.

Directors: Art Dielhenn
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Rebel Without a Class
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8.00
3 votes

#3 - Rebel Without a Class

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/7/1987

Eric makes trouble for another teacher

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Valentine's Day
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8.00
3 votes

#4 - Valentine's Day

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/11/1987

The class has problems on Valentine's day.

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Video Activity
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8.00
3 votes

#5 - Video Activity

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/18/1987

The class makes a music video for a time capsule

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Revenge of the Liberal
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8.00
1 votes

#6 - Revenge of the Liberal

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/2/1987

Dennis represents the school on a talk show.

Directors: Tony Singletary
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Parents' Day
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8.00
3 votes

#7 - Parents' Day

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/3/1988

The IHP's parent's come to see how the class is taught

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Mission to Moscow (2)
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8.00
3 votes

#8 - Mission to Moscow (2)

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/2/1988

The team begins the competition without Eric, Arvid or Dennis.

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Partners
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8.00
3 votes

#9 - Partners

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/25/1989

Maria hides her intelligence from a hunk she is dating.

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Arvid's Sure Thing
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8.00
3 votes

#10 - Arvid's Sure Thing

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/1/1989

Arvid goes out with an easy girl.

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Teacher's Teacher
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7.75
4 votes

#11 - Teacher's Teacher

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/5/1986

Charlie is upset when the IHP's regular teacher announces his return from sick leave.

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Pilot
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7.67
9 votes

#12 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/1986

A high school substitute teacher takes over a class of geniuses.

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As Time Goes By
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7.67
3 votes

#13 - As Time Goes By

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/10/1986

Charlie's ex-flame evaluates the class

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The Way We Weren't
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7.67
3 votes

#14 - The Way We Weren't

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/17/1986

When doing reports on their ancestry, both Alan and Darlene find things out that they don't want to.

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Mission to Moscow (1)
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7.67
3 votes

#15 - Mission to Moscow (1)

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/2/1988

In Moscow, Dr. Samuels insists on study for an academic meet, while Charlie lobbies for more personal cultural experiences. (Part 1 of 2)

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Past Imperfect
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7.50
2 votes

#16 - Past Imperfect

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/21/1987

Charlie must pass a test in Macro Economics in order to keep his teaching license. The IHP attempt to help him.

Directors: Andrew D. Weyman
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Crimes of the Heart
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7.50
2 votes

#17 - Crimes of the Heart

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/1/1987

Charlie investigates when Sarah's grades plummet.

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The Refrigerator of Fillmore High
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7.50
4 votes

#18 - The Refrigerator of Fillmore High

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/19/1988

Dennis gets to play on the football team.

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Why Ronnie Can't Read
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7.50
2 votes

#19 - Why Ronnie Can't Read

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/13/1989

The IHP students help the school's star athlete prepare for his college entrance exams.

Directors: Alan Rosen
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Ode to Simone
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7.33
3 votes

#20 - Ode to Simone

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/14/1987

Simone receives a discouraging letter from her favorite poet....after his death. Dennis tries to give up sarcasm and pranks.

Directors: Art Dielhenn
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Privilege
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7.33
3 votes

#21 - Privilege

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/25/1987

Charlie sets Arvid up with a job at a hot nightclub, which causes Arvid to develop a cocky, image-conscious attitude.

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The Secret Life of Arvid Engen
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7.33
3 votes

#22 - The Secret Life of Arvid Engen

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/6/1987

Arvid starts to daydream about Lori and it affects his schoolwork

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Science Fair-Weather Friends
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7.33
3 votes

#23 - Science Fair-Weather Friends

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/23/1987

Sarah, Arvid, and Dennis compete and deceive to win the science fair.

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The Big Squeeze
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7.33
3 votes

#24 - The Big Squeeze

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/7/1987

The IHP are concerned when they learn a transfer student might join their class, making it necessary for one of them to leave. They fight over who it should be.

Directors: Art Dielhenn
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Trouble in Perfectville
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7.33
3 votes

#25 - Trouble in Perfectville

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/1987

The class puts out a lampoon issuse of the school newspaper

Directors: Art Dielhenn
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