James and Sly intervene when Marlene becomes a groupie of a rock 'n' roll singer who only intends to exploit her.
A deaf young man, encouraged by his friend James to attend public high school, encounters prejudice and insensitivity.
James deals with the terminal illness of his childhood friend (Perry Lang).
Without notifying his parents, James takes off to California, courtesy of a rich, jet-setting classmate.
James, searching for spiritual contentment, is persuaded by an attractive member to join the Rainbow Fellowship group.
James becomes the peacemaker between his parents and his sister when she moves in with her college professor.
James makes a surprising discovery about a girl all the other boys in school claim is "easy."
Infatuated James mistakes his attractive teacher's affection for him as something more; their relationship sparks malicious gossip.
James spurns a younger girl who adores him, while admiring an attractive college student who only has eyes for his father.
Only three newcomers show up at the party James throws for all the new kids at his school in Boston.