The BEST episodes of Smart Guy

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

T.J. Henderson (Tahj Mowry) is a high school sophmore. He isn't just a regular one though. He is a ten-year old tenth grader! After being promoted to high school, T.J. deals with the usual problems of fitting in as a genius, while being a little kid in a big school. He can figure anything out, and homeworks a sinch. Well, one thing he can't figure out is what's wrong with his brother? Marcus (Jason Weaver) is in the same grade as T.J., which only embarrasses him. Especially since T.J. always rubs in his genius factor. Marcus also deals with problems, such as finding a steady date, and doing homework ... make that getting T.J. to do his homework. There's also Marcus' goofy friend Mo. Mo (Omar Gooding, "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper", "Zoe") always seems to be annoying T.J.'s dad Floyd (John Marshall Jones, "John Doe"), with his goofy, and pointless ideas. Floyd himself deals with troubles. He owns his own business, always putting in hard work in at work, as well as at home! After his wife di

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Get a Job
star
10.33
3 votes

#1 - Get a Job

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/15/1998

When Floyd tells the kids to get a job, Yvette heads for a clothing store at the mall, while T.J. and Marcus set up a ""Homework Hotline,"" but they all encounter problems they hadn't imagined.

Directors: Joe Regalbuto
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T.A. or Not T.A.
star
9.14
7 votes

#2 - T.A. or Not T.A.

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/1/1998

TJ becomes the new assistant to Coach Gerber when the math teacher finally quits. Meanwhile Yvette meets a guy named Calvin who she finds attractive who turns out to be in middle school.

Directors: Lex Passaris
Love Letters
star
8.53
15 votes

#3 - Love Letters

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/19/1997

T.J. ghostwrites love letters for Marcus to Nina, the new girl in their literature class - and winds up having to ghostwrite love letters for Nina to Marcus, and vice versa.

Directors: Ted Wass
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Men Working Badly
star
7.91
11 votes

#4 - Men Working Badly

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/7/1998

Floyd, T.J. and Marcus build Yvette her own private bathroom, but she is less than thrilled. Meanwhile, T.J. and Mo must work out a family budget for their Life Science class.

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A Date With Destiny
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7.88
33 votes

#5 - A Date With Destiny

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/22/1998

T.J. lands a gig as a dancer in a music video by Destiny's Child and gets an offer to tour with them for a year, but his dad isn't so sure about the idea.

Directors: James Hampton
Writer: Ralph Greene
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A Little Knowledge
star
7.50
12 votes

#6 - A Little Knowledge

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/30/1997

T.J. earns a spot on the game show Knowledge College in the hope that his winnings will help defray household expenses, but the pressure may be too much.

Directors: Howard Murray
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Love Bug
star
7.50
6 votes

#7 - Love Bug

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/4/1998

Yvette and Mo hatch a plan to eliminate the competition in a radio station Volkswagen Beetle giveaway to the person who can stay inside it the longest. While they're in the vehicle, Marcus tries to take advantage of having the house to himself, but T.J. foils him.

Directors: Lex Passaris
Writer: Ralph Greene
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That's My Momma
star
7.50
6 votes

#8 - That's My Momma

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/18/1998

Mo gets the shock of his life when his parents tell him he's adopted, so he immediately enlists T.J. in his search for his birth parents.

Directors: Danny Kallis
Book Smart
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7.42
12 votes

#9 - Book Smart

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/5/1997

T.J.'s classroom behavior irritates a teacher who feels it's preventing the other students from learning. Meanwhile, Mo and Marcus try to meet girls in a female self-defense class.

Directors: Sheldon Epps
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Something Wicked This Way Comes
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7.40
10 votes

#10 - Something Wicked This Way Comes

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/6/1998

When Mo's parents leave for a second honeymoon, he stays with the Hendersons, but it drives a wedge between T.J. and Marcus. Meanwhile, Floyd objects to Yvette dating a college guy.

Directors: Jimmy Hampton
Brother, Brother
star
7.33
42 votes

#11 - Brother, Brother

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/9/1997

Two twin sisters move to the school. Marcus gets a date with the pretty cheerleader, but unknowingly mistakes her for her smart twin later. As he realizes how much he likes them both, Marcus sets up a plan to date them both. The cheerleader will date Marcus, while the intelligent one will date ... Marquis.

Directors: James Hampton
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Dateline
star
7.33
9 votes

#12 - Dateline

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/1/1997

T.J. hooks up his dad with a date from a computer dating service, but is uncomfortable when their relationship heats up.

Directors: Ted Wass
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Bad Boy
star
7.33
9 votes

#13 - Bad Boy

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/4/1998

T.J. falls for a girl at the arcade but falls short in the style department, so he tries a new look -- one his dad does not approve.

Directors: Lex Passaris
Writer: Tammy Gordon
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Pilot
star
7.32
31 votes

#14 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/26/1997

T.J. skips grades and enters high school at age 10.

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The Dating Game
star
7.30
10 votes

#15 - The Dating Game

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/12/1997

To discourage a tireless suitor, Yvette agrees to T.J.'s plan and pretends to be Mo's girlfriend. Meanwhile, Floyd aims to teach Marcus a life lesson he won't soon forget.

Directors: Terri McCoy
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The Code
star
7.26
23 votes

#16 - The Code

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/2/1997

In the opener, T.J. has trouble learning the ropes outside the classroom and pays the price for breaking ""The Code,"" which states you never rat on a friend. The friend in question is Mo, a star player on the school's basketball team. When T.J. tattles on Mo for smoking in the boys room, Mo is suspended from the team and misses an important game. Ostracized and unhappy, T.J. hatches a misguided plot to make amends by sabotaging the rival team's report cards.

Directors: John Tracy
Writer: Danny Kallis
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Never Too Young
star
7.23
31 votes

#17 - Never Too Young

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/16/1999

Floyd refuses to believe T.J. drank beer at a party with his pals.

Directors: David Kendall
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Primary Brothers
star
7.22
9 votes

#18 - Primary Brothers

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/10/1997

T.J. tries to run for student-council president, but decides Marcus would be a better choice -- and someone he could control behind the scenes.

Writer: Ralph Greene
Rooferman, Take One
star
7.22
9 votes

#19 - Rooferman, Take One

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/21/1998

T.J. thinks his dad's business would benefit from a TV commercial, but when the station airs it at 3:00am, T.J. sneaks in and repositions it - during the Super Bowl.

Directors: Sheldon Epps
Henderson House Party
star
7.20
5 votes

#20 - Henderson House Party

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/11/1998

When Floyd has to go out of town on business, Marcus tries to step in as the man of the house. T.J. poses some unexpected problems when he decides to court popularity by throwing a party for his classmates.

Directors: John Ferraro
Lab Rats
star
7.17
41 votes

#21 - Lab Rats

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/23/1997

When Mo and T.J. are teamed up by their biology teacher to observe animal behavior, T.J. decides they'll watch his brother Marcus and sister Yvette.

Directors: Jimmy Hampton
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T.J. Versus The Machine
star
7.16
37 votes

#22 - T.J. Versus The Machine

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/10/1997

TJ's skill in chess gives him the chance to play against a computer, Socrates, that's supposed to be unbeatable in chess. Marcus plans to win big on money bets.

Directors: Ted Wass
Writer: Ralph Greene
Working Guy
star
7.14
37 votes

#23 - Working Guy

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/17/1997

T.J. learns a hard lesson about office politics while taking part in a work-study program that lands him in a lofty position at an electronic company. Floyd lays down the law when he feels that T.J. is spending too much time at work and not enough time with the family.

Directors: Ted Wass
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Dumbstruck
star
7.13
8 votes

#24 - Dumbstruck

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/8/1997

T.J.'s IQ takes a dive after he's accidentally hit on the head by a wood plank, allowing him to act more his age.

Directors: Ted Wass
She Got Game
star
7.13
8 votes

#25 - She Got Game

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/20/1998

T.J. is thrilled when he talks Brandi into joining the basketball team - until she replaces him as starting point guard, and he's relegated to the bench.

Directors: John Ferraro
Writer: Tammi Gordon
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