1982 - 1987, Drama, Dance, Other
Young performers study at New York's High School for the Performing Arts.

Episode Guide

  • Fame - Baby, Remember My Name (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    Baby, Remember My Name

    Alumni (Valerie Landsburg, Lee Curreri, P.R. Paul, Erica Gimpel, Cynthia Gibb) are interviewed for a video yearbook.

  • Fame - Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore

    Mrs. Berg's visiting old flame (Jan Rubes) thinks she is the principal of the school; Reggie campaigns to change the chemistry curriculum.

  • Fame - Of Cabbages and Kings (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    Of Cabbages and Kings

    A proposed time capsule causes disputes in the school; Miltie, already in academic trouble, must compose a song or fail Shorofsky's class.

  • Fame - Reggie and Rose (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Reggie and Rose

    Reggie convinces a cafeteria worker (Carol Burnett) to audition for the School of the Arts; the school newspaper needs a new printing press.

  • Fame - The Lounge Singer Who Knew Too Much (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    The Lounge Singer Who Knew Too Much

    Jillian's computer error makes Chris the recipient of a top-secret videocassette; the students participate in a student-video competition.

  • Fame - Best Buddies (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Best Buddies

    Danny is unable to accept a revelation concerning a childhood friend (Ivan Kane); Lydia and Leroy have differing ideas for a TV commercial.

  • Fame - Ian's Girl (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Ian's Girl

    Ian's old girlfriend (Traci Lin) and her band arrive from London; Lou faces a tough opponent (Fred Willard) for bowling-league president.

  • Fame - That Was the Weekend That Was (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    That Was the Weekend That Was

    Unforeseen complications result when Shorofsky gives Jesse the key to the school after asking him to do some weekend work.

  • Fame - Stradi-Various (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:


    The students decide to test the magic properties of a legendary violin sent to Shorofsky from Bavaria in 1947 and only now received.

  • Fame - The Big Contract (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    The Big Contract

    Lou's brother offers Chris an unconventional recording contract; Mr. Seeger appoints Reggie and Maxie as co-editors of the school newspaper.

  • Fame - Pros and Cons (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Pros and Cons

    Lydia rekindles a high-school love, only to learn her sweetheart (Julius J. Carry III) is a criminal; Ian's father starts coming to Lou's.

  • Fame - The Crimson Blade (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    The Crimson Blade

    The Crimson Blade, hero of the most recent school stage production, leads students in a rebellion against a tyrannical temporary principal.

  • Fame - Love Kittens Go to High School (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Love Kittens Go to High School

    The students get a taste of real show business when the cast and crew of a less-than-classic movie come to shoot on location at the school.

  • Fame - Go Softly Into the Morning (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Go Softly Into the Morning

    Tragedy that strikes the school leaves Danny feeling guilty and Jesse angrily seeking revenge on a fellow student (Sean Gregory Sullivan).

  • Fame - Fame and Fortune (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Fame and Fortune

    Nicole winds up in front when a blues singer (Bonnie Bramlett) asks her to sing backup; Danny and Jesse play matchmaker for Mr. Dyrenforth.

  • Fame - All I Want for Christmas (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    All I Want for Christmas

    Leroy works to buy a great Christmas gift for niece Tina; hospitalized Shorofsky's roommates in the children's ward think he is Santa Claus.

  • Fame - Mr. Wacky's World (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Mr. Wacky's World

    A mistaken entrance gives Danny the opportunity to appear on a live TV show; Dusty misinterprets Jesse's response to her concert invitation.

  • Fame - A Different Drummer (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    A Different Drummer

    Jessie helps Reggie after her performance-art attempts get her in trouble with the police and the school.

  • Fame - Hold That Baby (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Hold That Baby

    Chris is left to care for his sister's 9-month-old son when she takes an emergency trip; Nicole, Reggie, Dusty and Jillian form a rock band.

  • Fame - All-Talking, All-Singing, All-Dancing (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    All-Talking, All-Singing, All-Dancing

    The board of education refuses to approve the budget for a 1930s-type musical Jesse has been chosen to direct.

  • Fame - Judgement Day (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Judgement Day

    A dancer (Lycia Naff), passed over for a part, accuses Leroy of racial prejudice in anonymous letters to Mr. Dyrenforth.

  • Fame - New Faces (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    New Faces

    Lydia encounters an old friend (Eric Pierpoint) playing a bit part in a movie and invites him to become the school's new drama instructor.

  • Fame - The Last Dance (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    The Last Dance

    Nicole and Jesse split then encounter unexpected results when they attempt to reconcile; Chris makes plans for his cousin's bachelor party.

  • Fame - Back to Something New (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Back to Something New

    The new school year finds Miss Sherwood and Kate gone, graduate Chris depressed and a new student (Michael Cerveris) arrived from England.

  • Fame - The Incident (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    The Incident

    New drama teacher Mr. Torrence (Robin Thomas) casts Nicole as the lead in his new play, leading to a confusing confrontation with Jesse.

  • Fame - Losin' It (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    Losin' It

    Leroy injures his knee in a fall then learns the struggle to dance again doesn't end with physical therapy; Kate helps Reggie attract a boy.

  • Fame - To Tilt at Windmills (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    To Tilt at Windmills

    A quixotic substitute teacher (Kevin McCarthy) takes over Miss Sherwood's class and proceeds to rebel against all bureaucracy and red tape.

  • Fame - Contacts (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:


    Chris' job as a waiter leads to an involvement with a woman talent agent who seems more interested in romance than Chris' acting abilities.

  • Fame - W.S.O.A. (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:


    School disc-jockey Jesse deals with calls from a depressed girl on the verge of suicide; the students protest Dyrenforth's new dress code.

  • Fame - Self Defense (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Self Defense

    A series of destructive incidents at the school includes the vandalizing of Dyrenforth's office; a secret admirer sends roses to Nicole.

  • Fame - Stagefright (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:


    A spiritual visit from Chris' idol, Elvis Presley (Robert Firth), may be the only thing to cure a sudden and severe case of stage fright.

  • Fame - The Comedian (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    The Comedian

    Danny quits partner Chris and plans to switch to music, after a professional comedian (Sal Viscuso) steals his material and uses it on TV.

  • Fame - The Inheritance (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    The Inheritance

    Leroy's brother (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs) returns after Tina inherits $22,000; Dwight's obsession with Holly angers his leading lady, Kate.

  • Fame - Double Exposure (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Double Exposure

    Jesse steals a copy of an exam to enable him to pass his biology final and still have time to perfect his performance for a play audition.

  • Fame - Holmes Sweet Holmes (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Holmes Sweet Holmes

    Danny and Chris find themselves playing Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to investigate what they think is sabotage of their run-down school.

  • Fame - Such Good Friends (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Such Good Friends

    Tina schemes to have Leroy and Lydia marry and then adopt her; Mr. Shorofsky takes in a visiting Chinese cellist.

  • Fame - A River to Cross (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    A River to Cross

    The school's production of a play based on Mark Twain's classic novel "Huckleberry Finn" sparks a racial controversy among the students.

  • Fame - The First Time (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    The First Time

    New principal Mr. Dyrenforth (Graham Jarvis) begins to think he's become a jinx; Jesse and Nicole decide not to see each other for a while.

  • Fame - Choices (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:


    Holly must decide whether to take an offered role on a daytime drama filmed in California; Morloch departs to take a coach's job in Buffalo.

  • Fame - Ebenezer Morloch (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Ebenezer Morloch

    Morloch, considered a "Scrooge" by everyone, is visited by three spirits (Albert Hague, Ann Nelson, Gene Anthony Ray) on Christmas Eve.

  • Fame - Broadway Danny Amatullo (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Broadway Danny Amatullo

    Danny's acting ambitions fall to the wayside after he arranges an audition with an agent and winds up becoming a successful agent himself.

  • Fame - His Majesty Donlon (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    His Majesty Donlon

    Chris and a look-alike prince (Billy Hufsey in a dual role) decide to switch identities for fun, but an assassination attempt ends the game.

  • Fame - Savage Streets (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Savage Streets

    Nicole becomes worried when Jesse seeks revenge after his close friend is killed by a leader of a rival street gang.

  • Fame - White Light (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    White Light

    Chris tries to convince his new love (Wendy Smith), a talented fellow student heavily involved in cocaine, to seek help for her addiction.

  • Fame - Selling Out (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Selling Out

    Jesse's song wins a contest, but the reward doesn't turn out the way he expected; Shorofsky debates admitting a student with a rich father.

  • Fame - Bronco Bob Rides Again (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Bronco Bob Rides Again

    Danny starts a campaign to help a childhood hero, an old western star, but runs into resistance from his idol's film and real-life rival.

  • Fame - Leroy and the Kid (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Leroy and the Kid

    Leroy's street-wise, 8-year-old niece (Caryn Ward) arrives and disrupts his life; Danny searches for his namesake.

  • Fame - A Place to Belong (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    A Place to Belong

    New student Dusty (Loretta Chandler) feels out of place; Leroy takes a position as Lydia's dance assistant and imagines himself in "Cats."

  • Fame - School Is Out (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    School Is Out

    Summer vacation: Cleo learns that she will not return to the school because her family is moving to California; Nicole and Jesse reminisce.

  • Fame - The Old Ball Game (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    The Old Ball Game

    Danny faces the problem of organizing his fellow students into a winning team after accepting a softball challenge issued by an old rival.

  • Fame - Who Am I, Really? (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Who Am I, Really?

    Nicole's natural mother returns and tries to involve herself in her daughter's life; voiceless Morloch enlists Chris' aid to make a speech.

  • Fame - Reflections (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:


    Doris chooses a Hawaiian theme for the prom; Holly succumbs to the stress of her parents' separation and begins to develop anorexia nervosa.

  • Fame - Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

    Mugging-victim Doris struggles with the nightmares and flashbacks caused by her continuing fears; Dwight learns to communicate with Holly.

  • Fame - Wishes (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:


    Miss Sherwood is in charge while Mr. Morloch attends a conference; Leroy's plans to win back-rent money on a quiz show run into trouble.

  • Fame - Coco Returns (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Coco Returns

    A famous, retired director (Milton Berle) directs Coco in her first performance since returning to the School of the Arts to get a diploma.

  • Fame - Teamwork (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:


    Chris gets a break while performing with Danny then deserts his partner and finds competition from Leroy; Nicole and Holly room together.

  • Fame - Danny de Bergerac (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Danny de Bergerac

    Danny falls for Nicole, both leads in Chris' version of "Cyrano de Bergerac"; Morloch's old roommate and his old love visit.

  • Fame - Parents' Week (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Parents' Week

    Parents' Week causes problems for Danny, whose parents have separated; and Nicole, whose mother and father want her to enter a science fair.

  • Fame - Take My Wife ... Please (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Take My Wife ... Please

    Drama teacher Trevor Kane (Anthony Newley) discovers his ex-wife is the object of Chris' affections; Holly and Nicole help Cleo catch Leroy.

  • Fame - Heart of Rock 'n' Roll, Part Two (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Heart of Rock 'n' Roll, Part Two

    The "Kids From Fame" stage an outdoor performance before an audience at the Jones Beach Amphitheater.

  • Fame - Tomorrow's Children (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Tomorrow's Children

    Morloch's efforts to initiate an R.O.T.C. program at the school culminate with the students and Joan Baez staging a nuclear-freeze sit-in.

  • Fame - Dreams (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:


    Doris offers to marry illegal-alien Jesse to prevent the Immigration Department from deporting him but then learns the idea will not work.

  • Fame - The Rivalry (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    The Rivalry

    When Holly's professional-dancer mother teaches temporarily at the School of the Arts, she winds up in a fierce rivalry with dancer Lydia.

  • Fame - Nothing Personal (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Nothing Personal

    Cleo quits the school following Chris' review of her performance in the first year's student concert.

  • Fame - The Ballad of Ray Claxton (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Ballad of Ray Claxton

    Nicole learns a juvenile inmate who wrote her a touching letter is a talented songwriter.

  • Fame - The Return of Doctor Scorpio (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    The Return of Doctor Scorpio

    The kids try to restore a has-been actor's self-esteem when he returns to his alma mater to appear in a play being directed by Doris.

  • Fame - The Monster That Devoured Las Vegas (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Monster That Devoured Las Vegas

    Unwitting Morloch whistles in the auditorium before opening night, causing everyone in the cast to believe the production has been jinxed.

  • Fame - Blizzard (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:


    A blizzard strands students and teachers in the school with a broken furnace and a very pregnant girl.

  • Fame - Heart of Rock 'n' Roll (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Heart of Rock 'n' Roll

    The "Kids From Fame" stage an outdoor performance before an audience at the Jones Beach Amphitheater in New York City.

  • Fame - I Never Danced for My Father (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    I Never Danced for My Father

    Leroy's long-lost father, also a dancer, comes to New York for a visit; Danny's father doubts his son has a good future in show business.

  • Fame - Spontaneous Combustion (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Spontaneous Combustion

    An accident in which Miss Sherwood was injured prompts the board of education to make the unpopular decision to ban dancing in the hallways.

  • Fame - Czech-Mate (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    The campaign for school president pits Doris and Danny against each other; Chris falls for a Czech diplomat's daughter; Cleo pursues Leroy.

  • Fame - Indian Summer (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Indian Summer

    The first school week finds Holly falling for Reardon, Leroy fearing his girlfriend is pregnant, and Doris and Danny discovering each other.

  • Fame - The Home Front (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    The Home Front

    Chris' unemployed father (Victor French) forces him to baby-sit, leaving Chris no time for schoolwork and rehearsals.

  • Fame - Heritage (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:


    A pro basketball player (Norm Nixon) refuses to attend Lydia's dance class; Doris decides not to perform in a Jewish benefit.

  • Fame - Signs (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:


    A careless accident results in a head injury and severe hearing loss for Christopher.

  • Fame - Home Again (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Home Again

    Sherwood's substitute teacher, a singer who gave up a promising career because of stage fright, tries to keep her identity a secret.

  • Fame - The Deal (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    The Deal

    Caruso's landlord (William Prince) threatens him in an effort to get a young friend (Phoebe Yadon-Lewis) admitted to the School of the Arts.

  • Fame - A Friend in Need (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    A Friend in Need

    Lydia rejects a blind vocal coach's (Tom Sullivan) romantic advances then blames herself when he resigns from directing the school play.

  • Fame - Catch a Falling Star (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Catch a Falling Star

    With Reardon's help, Leroy attempts to rehabilitate a drunken derelict (George Kirby) who once performed in nightclubs with Leroy's uncle.

  • Fame - Sheer Will (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Sheer Will

    Danny refuses to cooperate with his doctor (Fionnula Flanagan) or to tell his friends about his cancer.

  • Fame - Stages (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:


    Holly's mother tries to revive her singing career after moving in with her daughter; Danny unwittingly hypnotizes Mr. Morloch.

  • Fame - A Way of Winning (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    A Way of Winning

    Morloch wants Leroy to pursue a college track scholarship; Doris' impersonation of an elderly woman attracts a senior suitor (Lew Ayres).

  • Fame - Lisa's Song (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Lisa's Song

    During rehearsals of "The Gypsy Queen," Doris experiences frightening, ghostly visions that medium Mrs. Berg helps to explain.

  • Fame - Bottle of Blues (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Bottle of Blues

    Doris' old boyfriend (Scott Colomby) re-enters the School of the Arts, but she is disappointed to discover he still has a drinking problem.

  • Fame - Appearances (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:


    Holly and Christopher date for the first time; Danny helps a girl hoping to avoid returning to the Soviet Union by becoming a dance student.

  • Fame - Fame Looks at Music '83 (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Fame Looks at Music '83

    Irene Cara joins Debbie Allen, Cindy Gibb, Billy Hufsey, Carlo Imperato, Valerie Landsburg and Gene Anthony Ray in a retrospective of 1983's music.

  • Fame - Equals (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:


    Holly falls for a handicapped pianist (Merritt Butrick); Morloch asks Lydia to give an ex-baseball star (Peabo Bryson) performing lessons.

  • Fame - Secrets (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:


    Danny volunteers to be the bodyguard of beaten and bruised Dwight; an undercover narcotics officer (Shawn Stevens) poses as a dance student.

  • Fame - Break Dance (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Break Dance

    Christopher and Michael encourage two rival gangs to compete with "break dancing"; a lovestruck gang member, named Snake, pursues Doris.

  • Fame - Consequences (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Miss Sherwood puts Leroy and Danny in charge of creating and grading a test in order to teach them the responsibilities of being a teacher.

  • Fame - Rules (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    The faculty protests Bruno's relationship with Shorofsky's new student teacher (Jennifer Holmes); Miss Sherwood tries dating Mr. Morloch.

  • Fame - Knockout (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:


    Christopher is forced to don boxing gloves for a grudge match with an old rival; Leroy tries to convince a new student to remain in school.

  • Fame - The Kids From Fame in Israel (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Kids From Fame in Israel

    The kids from "Fame" tour Israel's historic landmarks and perform live in concert as part of the nation's 35th birthday celebration.

  • Fame - Hail to the Chief (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Hail to the Chief

    Plans for a fund-raising performance are radically altered when news arrives that the president of the United States is planning to attend.

  • Fame - Gonna Learn How to Fly (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Gonna Learn How to Fly

    Shorofsky finds Bruno a waiter's job in a place where he can play music; Leroy and Christopher settle differences in a fight.

  • Fame - Gonna Learn How to Fly (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Gonna Learn How to Fly

    Bruno is forced to leave school when his father dies suddenly; a new freshman class and vice principal (Ken Swofford) arrive.

  • Fame - U.N. Week (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    U.N. Week

    Students from a conservative institution participate in U.N. week at the School of the Arts; romantic rumors fly about Lydia and Reardon.

  • Fame - Ending on a High Note (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Ending on a High Note

    Lydia offers Leroy and Danny parts in a school production in exchange for coaching a church basketball team.

  • Fame - ... Help From My Friends (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    ... Help From My Friends

    The students suspect that a suicide note found after lockers were vandalized belongs to a girl about to be dropped from the dance program.

  • Fame - Not in Kansas Anymore (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Not in Kansas Anymore

    Doris slips and bumps her head, causing her to dream that she, her friends and teachers have become characters from "The Wizard of Oz."

  • Fame - Friendship Day (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Friendship Day

    Doris' sharply authoritative manner has her friends plotting against her during hectic preparations for the school's "Friendship Day."

  • Fame - Blood, Sweat and Circuits (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Blood, Sweat and Circuits

    Bruno is delighted to accept Miss Sherwood's challenge to create art with a computer, until he learns the machine is to replace Mrs. Berg.

  • Fame - Love Is the Question (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Love Is the Question

    A handicapped teen (Jimmy Osmond) aspiring to be a singer enlists Bruno in getting a date with Julie.

  • Fame - Sunshine Again (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Sunshine Again

    Old age begins to panic Bruno's father; Doris is nervous at the prospect of living with her grandmother.

  • Fame - Star Quality (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Star Quality

    An elderly tap dancer and a little boy come to Leroy's aid when he comes dangerously close to flunking out of school.

  • Fame - Relationships (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:


    Sherwood registers with a video dating service; Bruno is smitten with an older woman; Doris falls for a singing cowboy.

  • Fame - A Tough Act to Follow (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    A Tough Act to Follow

    Danny challenges new drama teacher Reardon, whose father's arrival only makes things worse; Julie gives her old classmates a school tour.

  • Fame - Homecoming (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:


    Doris tries to reconcile her father and brother; Lydia needs Leroy and Coco's help to impress someone.

  • Fame - Childhood's End (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Childhood's End

    The death of Coco's closest relative, her grandmother, causes her to question her goals; Leroy is questioned about a stolen cello.

  • Fame - Words (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    The father of Sherwood's best English student is censoring his daughter's books; Coco falls for an uneasy dancer.

  • Fame - Winners (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    Depressed over her weight and lack of experience, Doris envies Coco, who has her own problems living up to an image.

  • Fame - Solo Song (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Solo Song

    The students marvel at the abilities of a blind vocal coach (Tom Sullivan), but Lydia resents his overbearing manner.

  • Fame - Beginnings (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    A black ballerina charges a teacher (Marge Champion) with undue pressure; Bruno has biases about a child prodigy he's helping.

  • Fame - Teachers (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Moonlighting brings Lydia into conflict with a careful exercise teacher (Richard Simmons); Bruno feels the need to assert his independence.

  • Fame - Class Act (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Class Act

    At great emotional cost to herself, Lydia helps her students understand the value of developing as complete people.

  • Fame - Feelings (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    Leroy and Lydia have conflicting ambitions for Leroy's future; Shorofsky demonstrates to Julie how to express her feelings in her music.

  • Fame - Your Own Song (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Your Own Song

    Coco may lose the part of lead singer in an upcoming school festival to a new student (Jimmy Osmond).

  • Fame - And the Winner Is ... (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    And the Winner Is ...

    Bruno composes music for a show, only to have Reardon insist he become one of the production team and also cast himself in a leading role.

  • Fame - A Special Place (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    A Special Place

    Fear spreads through the faculty when a team of inspectors arrives to decide which of the instructors will be let go to reduce expenses.

  • Fame - Reunions (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    An old flame, whom Skorofsky left behind in Germany before the war, arrives in New York and asks to see him.

  • Fame - The Big Finish (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Big Finish

    The students learn the janitor used to be a vaudeville dancer; then discover his second secret.

  • Fame - A Musical Bridge (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    A Musical Bridge

    Miss Sherwood tries to discuss Leroy's school problems with his parents; a recording-contract offer tempts Bruno.

  • Fame - Expose (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:


    A student teacher who hopes to become a journalist uses Julie to obtain details for an expose on the school.

  • Fame - The Crazies (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Crazies

    As the end of the school year approaches, the students and teachers begin displaying a condition known as "the crazies.".

  • Fame - Come One, Come All (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Come One, Come All

    Montgomery feels his mother's (Gwen Verdon) offer to direct the Parents' Night Show is only to showcase her own talents.

  • Fame - But Seriously, Folks ... (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    But Seriously, Folks ...

    Danny's debut as a nightclub comedian is tarnished when friends and family cannot attend and then canceled altogether because of his age.

  • Fame - Street Kid (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Street Kid

    While researching a role for a play, Doris befriends and then tries to reform a teenage prostitute (Dominique Dunne).

  • Fame - The Strike (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Strike

    A strike by School of the Arts faculty members threatens to halt work on a contemporary student production of Shakespeare's "Othello."

  • Fame - The Sell Out (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Sell Out

    Mr. Martelli accidentally wrecks Bruno's synthesizer, but Bruno feels the guilt when he learns the cost of replacing the broken instrument.

  • Fame - To Soar and Never Falter (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    To Soar and Never Falter

    A girl's hopes to join a dance company seem dim when she is injured and seem dimmer still when a revealed secret may end her dance studies.

  • Fame - Alone in a Crowd (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Alone in a Crowd

    Bruno must face his fear of performing before an audience after Coco uses his music to win a spot in a benefit at the School of the Arts.

  • Fame - Tomorrow's Farewell (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Tomorrow's Farewell

    Leroy finds brotherly love can bring trouble when he dutifully takes in his ex-convict sibling, suddenly returned after a 10-year absence.

  • Fame - Passing Grade (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Passing Grade

    Competing for the lead role in an off-Broadway musical strains the relationship between dance-teacher Lydia and pupil Coco.

  • Fame - Metamorphosis (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Julie leaves her Midwestern town for New York's High School of the Performing Arts.