A couple years ago, I joined the modern past time of watching old TV shows on DVD, as previously stated in my Top TV shows on DVD post. It is rewarding, yet expensive. A great invention to help with the cost (though not with the selection) are sites like hulu.com.
Despite the selection of old TV shows coming my way, there was a void I needed to fill like the chips in my toenail polish. There was still no way to watch Head of the Class.
I searched hulu, youtube.com etc. I tried to see if Amazon was carrying the series. I even found a website dedicated to capturing signatures of other HOTC fans to convince the evil empire DVD folks to make the darn things already.
I deemed watching the show impossible. But I remembered a quote today, from Leo Tolstoy, “Without knowing why I am and why I am here, life is impossible.” Dammit Leo, you’re right. I looked one last time. It’s out there folks, ready for your night time enjoyment. It is the sort of activity that will be done at night. You are sitting home on a Wednesday, there’s crap on TV. Might as well gather the kiddos around the family computer and return to the simple life of the 1980’s. It’s a place where teens of all backgrounds gathered in one classroom and shared one common bond: braininess.
Seriously, that is pretty much all I remember of the show. It was smart kids being taught by the evil guy from The Flight of the Navigator. But here, in the classroom, he was not evil. He was a friend. He didn’t need to teach them calculus or advanced social studies. They could figure that out in their own genius brains. No, he taught them…life.
Well, except for maybe that little braided girl, she was annoying.
I’d better watch them now and stop writing so I can remember if it was worth the 87 google searches I’ve labored over during the previous few years.
Watch the intro. Love the intro. Then click here to enjoy. God bless you AOL.
this is great news! i did watch some old Benson on hulu last week and it warmed my cold and weary heart like you would not believe.
Benson, and that crazy talking lady! I should watch that too.
I think I remember an episode of this show where they redid “Little Shop of Horrors.” I think I liked that episode… And wasn’t the teacher a DJ on WKRP in Cincinnati?
That’s the same guy…PS WKRP is on hulu 🙂
I Loved that show.
Oh, and all of that could have been a dream I had too, I never really know…
This is like… so beyond my realm of 80’s TV knowledge.
I can’t recall ANY of this show.
I was probably watching Airwolf or MacGyver.
❤ MacGyver. But you gotta go watch this now!