CTVA US Comedy - "Room 222" (TCF/ABC) Season 1 (1969-70)

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Starring: Lloyd Haynes, Denise Nicholas, Michael Constantine, Karen Valentine
Season 1 (ABC) (1969-70)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


  
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ABC Wednesdays 8:30 PM

1.01 Room 222: RICHIE'S STORY
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4901
17-Sep-1969
Written by James L. Brooks
Guest cast:
Roy Stuart
Jan Shutan
Sidney Clute

1.02 Room 222: NAKED WE CAME INTO THE WORLD
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4906
24-Sep-1969 ABC Wed (rerun 01Apr70)
Guest cast:
Teri Garr ............ Marianne
Sidney Clute ......... Mr. Reiger
Keone Young .......... Howie Wong
Synopsis:
Student teacher Alice Johnson eagerly accepts a job as advisor to the
junior class revue, then faces a crisis of her own making. She's
promised to let the students fo their own thing, and they've decides the show needs nudity.

1.03 Room 222: FUNNY BOY
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4907
01-Oct-1969 ABC Wed (rerun 09Sep70)
Written by Allan Burns
Directed by Gene Reynolds
Guest cast:
Elliot Street ........ Harvey Butcher
Liam Dunn ............ Walters
Richard Bull ......... Cruickshank
Flip Mark ............ Neil Kovack
Sue Bernard .......... Joellen
Mike Covell .......... Carl
Jan Arvan
William Elliot
Synopsis:
Pete accepts the challenge of straightening out Harvey Butcher, a
disruptive student who clowns incessantly to gain attention. Pete's plan:
put Harvey's talent to good use by having him try out as humor columnist
for the school paper.

1.04 Room 222: THE COAT
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4908
08-Oct-1969 ABC Wed (rerun 27May70)
Guest cast:
Mary-Robin Redd ...... Tanya Scott
Synopsis:
A sticky situation develops when counselor Liz McIntyre goes out of her
way to help embittered student Jason Allen. Thinking Liz really digs
him, the teenager responds by stealing a coat for her.

1.05 Room 222: THE FLU
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4902
15-Oct-1969
Guest cast:
Patsy Garrett ........ Miss Hogarth
John Rubinstein
Lilly Lyman
Jan Shutan

1.06 Room 222: FIRST WE'LL EAT, THEN WE'LL STRIKE
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4904
22-Oct-1969 ABC Wed (rerun 24Jun70)
Script by Treva Silverman
Directed by Gene Reynolds
Guest cast:
Helen Kleeb ........... Miss Tandy
Ivor Francis .......... Dragan
Gino Conforti ......... Al Benson
Bill Zuckert .......... E.Y. Yarnell
Robert Casper ......... Barry Wisegarten
Synopsis:
Whitman High's teachers are seeking a way to drum up support for a
school-bond proposal. With Pete Dixon in the vanguard, the faculty votes to
strike - despite Principal Kaufman's prediction that "no one will care".

1.07 Room 222: TEACHER'S DROPPING OUT
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4905
29-Oct-1969
Written by Peggy Elliot
directed by Gene Reynolds
Guest cast:
Frank Campanella
Morris Erby
Jan Burrell
Synopsis:
Pete is offered a job helping high school dropouts.

1.08 Room 222: OUR TEACHER IS OBSOLETE
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4910
05-Nov-1969
Written by Ron Rubin
directed by William Wiard
Guest cast:
Helen Kleeb ......... Miss Tandy
Synopsis:
The students try to get elderly teacher Miss Tandy to resign because
they think she is too old.

1.09 Room 222: TRIPLE DATE
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4911
12-Nov-1969 ABC Wed (rerun 06May70)
Script by Jeanne Taylor
Directed by Gerald Meyer
Guest cast:
Sid McCoy ............ Harris
Brenda Sykes ......... Elaine
Lynn Hamilton ........ Mrs. Harris
Alison Arngrim
Synopsis:
The plight of Jason Allen, who's trying to date Elaine Harris. She digs
Jason, but her stern father doesn't: he's definitely uptight about the
youth's appearance and attitude.

1.10 Room 222: FATHERS AND SONS
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4912
19-Nov-1969
Written by John Whedon and Ron Rubin
Directed by Terry Becker
Guest cast:
William Schallert
Ann Morgan Guilbert
Richard X. Slattery
Bob Balaban
Synopsis:
Pete is blamed by the father of one of his students for their problems.

1.11 Room 222: ALICE IN BLUNDERLAND
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4914
26-Nov-1969

1.12 Room 222: CLOTHES MAKE THE BOY
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4913
03-Dec-1969
Guest cast:
Bud Cort ............. Jerry Shaffer
Ramon Bieri
Synopsis:
Walt Whitman students challenge the school's dress code, and a
student's father is forced to confront his indecisiveness.

1.13 Room 222: SEVENTEEN GOING ON TWENTY-EIGHT
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4915
10-Dec-1969
Written by Allan Burns
Directed by Terry Becker
Guest cast:
Diane Young
Synopsis:
A conniving student tries to take Pete away from Liz and keep him for herself.

1.14 Room 222: THE EXCHANGE TEACHER
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4916
17-Dec-1969 ABC Wed (rerun 03Jun70)
Guest cast:
Charmion King ........ Dora Hughes
Donald Moffat ........ Hollis
Synopsis:
A campus-wide controversy ensues when British exchange teacher Dora
Hughes brings her avant-garde methods to Whitman High. The charming lady
(who can't be bothered with such details as attendance, assignments and
bells) enrages the faculty but delights the students.

1.15 Room 222: EL GENIO
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4909
24-Dec-1969

1.16 Room 222: ARIZONA STATE LOVES YOU
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4903
31-Dec-1969 ABC Wed (rerun 29Jul70)
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Roy Pettie ........... Ronnie Moore
Paul Winfield ........ Jim Williams
Beah Richards ........ Mrs. Moore
Laurence Haddon ...... Roy Gale
Larry Linville ....... Counselor
Felton Perry ......... E.M. Farmer
Bucklind Beery ....... Tom
Synopsis:
Whitman High halfback Ronnie Moore is being hounded by college
recruiters. To help Ronnie make a choice, Pete and Kaufman go with him to one
campus where a red carpet rah-rah welcome raises a vital question: what
about the academic side of Ronnie's career?

1.17 Room 222: OPERATION SANDPILE
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4918
07-Jan-1970
Guest cast:
Ellen Moss

1.18 Room 222: PLAY IT LOOSE
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4919
14-Jan-1970 ABC Wed (rerun 05Aug70)
Guest cast:
Nancy Wilson .......... Michelle Scott
Woodrow Parfrey ....... Mr. Granger
Douglas Rowe .......... Mr. Jenkins
Stanley Clay .......... Student
Shirley O'Hara ........ Teacher
Synopsis:
To boost a dropout prevention program, Liz and Pete recruit pop singer
Michelle Scott, herself a Whitman droupout. The star agrees to appear,
but things get sticky when Michelle flips for Pete.

1.19 Room 222: GOODBYE, MR. HIP
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4920
21-Jan-1970

1.20 Room 222: ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS AIR YOU COULDN'T SEE
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4921
28-Jan-1970
Written by John D.F. Black
Directed by Lee Philips
Guest cast:
Liam Dunn
Gloria Lord
Helena Hatcher
Lieux Dressler
Walter Brooke
Synopsis:
Motivated by a class project, Jason and Richie lead a unique crusade
for clean air. The boys are collecting money for TV Time to present their
own anti-smog commercial.

1.21 Room 222: THE WHOLE WORLD CAN HEAR YOU
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4923
11-Feb-1970

1.22 Room 222: RALPH
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4917
18-Feb-1970 ABC Wed (rerun 13May70)
Written by Steve Pritzker
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest cast:
Ron Rifkin ........... Ralph Fisk
Bruce Kirby
Synopsis:
While teaching a night class, Pete is beset with an unusual burden in
one Ralph Fisk, perennial student and history nut. Ralph has latched
onto Pete as a friend, creating a problem for the teacher: how to tell
someone he's boring you.

1.23 Room 222: I LOVE YOU CHARLIE, I LOVE YOU ABBIE
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4925
25-Feb-1970
written by John D.F. Black
directed by John Erman
Guest cast:
Brad David
Kathy Gackle
Cindy Williams
Synopsis:
Two students plan to elope to Mexico and invite Pete and Liz along as
the best man and maid of honor.

1.24 Room 222: THE NEW BOY
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4926
04-Mar-1970
Guest cast:
Jamie Farr

1.25 Room 222: FUNNY MONEY
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4924
11-Mar-1970 ABC Wed
written by Steve Pritzker
directed by Terry Becker
Guest cast:
Rob Reiner ........... Tony
Mary Jackson ......... Mrs. Lanahan
Herb Edelman
Alan Vint
Alonzo Brown
Mary Gregory
Willard Sage
Baker Black
Rafael Lopez
Susan E. Claude
Synopsis:
Pete takes over a remedial reading class full of unmotivated and unruly
kids, and surprisingly he stirs a spark of interest. But his method
creates something of a scandal: he's paying the kids to read.

1.26 Room 222: JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS
TCF-Gene Reynolds prod. no.  4922
18-Mar-1970
Guest cast:
Ivor Francis ......... Dragan
Jan Shutan ........... Bonnie
James Wheaton
Synopsis:
The superintendent's order to increase class sizes causes an uproar in
the PTA and a rift in the friendship of Pete and Principal Kaufman. 

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