1999 - 2001, Comedy, Drama
Two teens clash in the high-school quest for popularity.

Episode Guide

  • Popular - Promblems (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:


    Brooke and Sam plan so that each will dance with Harrison at the prom; Mary Cherry meets her drag-queen father (RuPaul Charles) for the first time.

  • Popular - You Don't Tug on Superman's Cape ... (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    You Don't Tug on Superman's Cape ...

    Sam and Brooke unite to play with Harrison's emotions; Josh considers options that will keep him in town.

  • Popular - I Know What You Did Last Spring Break! (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    I Know What You Did Last Spring Break!

    A killer stalks the students of Kennedy High, persecuting them because of something that happened over spring break.

  • Popular - The Brain Game (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Brain Game

    Josh is anxious to prove himself on an academic game show hosted by Ed McMahon; Carmen swings with her sexy dance teacher instead of studying for the SATs.

  • Popular - Coup (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:


    Nicole stages a coup to overthrow the Glamazons and seize power; Brooke and Sam chafe under a dictatorship at home after one of them stays out all night.

  • Popular - Fag (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:


    Lily starts a gay and lesbian club to stamp out homophobia at Kennedy High, but her brave efforts are rewarded with a trip to the hospital.

  • Popular - It's Greek to Me (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    It's Greek to Me

    When the girls decide to go to a fraternity party in search of sophisticated college men, only Brooke and Carmen actually make it to the party.

  • Popular - The News of My Death Has Been Greatly Exaggerated (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The News of My Death Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

    The news of April Tuna's tragic car accident hits Harrison hard; Josh gets a mullet; Nicole suspects that the lunch lady is her birth mother.

  • Popular - Mary Charity (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Mary Charity

    Brooke begins a romance with Harrison; when Mary Cherry's family goes bankrupt, she takes a job in the cafeteria.

  • Popular - The Shocking Possession of Harrison John (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Shocking Possession of Harrison John

    Harrison suffers an identity crisis and turns into a power-mad playboy; Nicole has an identity crisis when she discovers that she's adopted.

  • Popular - Fire in the Hole (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Fire in the Hole

    Sam and Harrison are eager to lose their virginity; Bobbi Glass casts her students as sexually transmitted diseases in a play about "going all the way.".

  • Popular - The Consequences of Falling (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Consequences of Falling

    Combating leukemia and depressed during the holidays, Harrison wishes he was never born and even contemplates suicide.

  • Popular - Are You There God, It's Me, Ann-Margret? (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Are You There God, It's Me, Ann-Margret?

    Harrison meets God; Carmen bumps into Nicole at a meeting for teens with alcoholic families; Lily and Josh struggle with their revealing roles in the school play.

  • Popular - Misery Loathes Company (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Misery Loathes Company

    Brooke and Sugar Daddy check into a clinic for eating disorders; Harrison shares a room with a religious fanatic as he begins treatment for leukemia.

  • Popular - Ur-Ine Trouble (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Ur-Ine Trouble

    Josh tests positive for drug use during Brooke's anti-drug crusade; Carmen seizes the spotlight when Sam drops out of the race for homecoming queen.

  • Popular - Style and Substance Abuse (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Style and Substance Abuse

    Sam and Carmen are in the running for homecoming queen; Brooke opts to run against Harrison as student council president.

  • Popular - Joe Loves Mary Cherry (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Joe Loves Mary Cherry

    Nicole creates some explosive new couples, pairing off Harrison with Mary Cherry, while forcing Brooke to come between Sam and boyfriend George.

  • Popular - The Sweetest Taboo (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Sweetest Taboo

    A new arrival threatens Josh's place on the football team; Sam interviews the top jock for an expose; Nicole tries to get back on the cheerleading team.

  • Popular - Citizen Shame (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Citizen Shame

    Sam helps her mother sort out the derailed marriage; Brooke lands in jail; Ms. Glass enlists Nicole's help when a rich relative visits.

  • Popular - Baby, Don't Do It (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Baby, Don't Do It

    The students learn about parenthood by taking care of computerized dolls; Nicole and Mary Cherry plan to rule the school after Brooke leaves for San Francisco.

  • Popular - Timber! (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    Social positions at Kennedy High shift at the beginning of the gang's junior year; Lily and Sugar Daddy campaign to prevent the removal of the school's Forever Tree.

  • Popular - Two Weddings and a Funeral (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Two Weddings and a Funeral

    Brooke and Sam's parents try to marry; Brooke and Sam attempt to expose Nurse Glass' efforts to frame students.

  • Popular - What Makes Sammy Run (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    What Makes Sammy Run

    Sam goes to San Francisco to find Brooke's long-lost mother in an attempt to stop their parents' marriage.

  • Popular - We Are Family (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    We Are Family

    Brooke and Sam launch a full-fledged campaign to stop their parents' wedding; Cherry Cherry announces her plans to marry actor Erik Estrada.

  • Popular - Hard on the Outside, Soft in the Middle (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Hard on the Outside, Soft in the Middle

    Sam and her friends dye their hair blonde, while Brooke and her clique become brunettes; a new girl named Exquisite Woo courts Sugar Daddy.

  • Popular - Ch-Ch-Changes (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:


    Harrison enlists support to defend the transsexual shop teacher (Louis Mustillo) after school officials threaten to terminate his employment.

  • Popular - Lord of the Files (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Lord of the Files

    Harrison writes a song about Josh and Carmen's fledgling romance; Nicole, Mary Cherry and Poppy compete for the attentions of a handsome new principal.

  • Popular - All About Adam (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    All About Adam

    Sam wins a modeling contest to shoot a commercial with members of the U.S. Women's World Cup Soccer Team (Tiffeny Milbrett, Tisha Venturini).

  • Popular - Booty Camp (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Booty Camp

    Nicole and her peers are sent off to the school's new sensitivity camp, a boot-camp for the politically incorrect.

  • Popular - Caged! (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:


    The girls get locked in the school bathroom; Harrison, Josh and Sugar Daddy get trapped in Ms. Glass' biology classroom.

  • Popular - Hope in a Jar (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Hope in a Jar

    Both Carmen and Sam want to ask Josh to the Sadie Hawkins dance, while Nicole dares Lily to take the school's biggest outcast.

  • Popular - The Trial of Emory Dick (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Trial of Emory Dick

    After receiving a failing grade, a vengeful Emory Dick puts the whole school on trial, winning the support of Sam, Carmen and other outcasts.

  • Popular - Ex, Lies and Videotape (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Ex, Lies and Videotape

    Josh's decision to star in the school musical causes tension at home; a national television program chooses Brooke and Sam to produce a segment about popularity.

  • Popular - Fall on Your Knees (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Fall on Your Knees

    Brooke and Sam grudgingly combine their holiday traditions, while a scornful, mean-spirited Nicole is visited by three ghosts.

  • Popular - Wild Wild Mess (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Wild Wild Mess

    Brooke worries about some inconclusive test results; students compete in a "Principal for a Day" school contest.

  • Popular - Tonight's the Night (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Tonight's the Night

    Brooke must prove her relationship with Josh isn't just about sex, while Sam must bag a boyfriend; Lily launches a condom campaign.

  • Popular - Queen B. (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Queen B.

    Brooke is forced to compete against Mary Cherry and her combative mother for the title of homecoming queen.

  • Popular - Truth or Consequences (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Truth or Consequences

    Animosity deepens when Brooke and Sam discover their parents have been lying to them; Sam tries to expose a cheating ring in biology class; a food fight breaks out.

  • Popular - Slumber Party Massacre (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Slumber Party Massacre

    Sam is suspicious when the cheerleaders agree to attend Carmen's slumber party; Carmen's mother stumbles upon Brooke and Josh in an upstairs room.

  • Popular - Windstruck (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Rumors fly when Sam and Josh share an awkward moment during play rehearsal; Brooke confides to Nicole that she and Josh are still virgins.

  • Popular - Under Siege (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Under Siege

    Brooke and Sam are forced into dinner plans together with their parents; Sam's cheerleading expose ignites a war; Josh must choose between a football game or the school musical.

  • Popular - Mo' Menace, Mo' Problems (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Mo' Menace, Mo' Problems

    Brooke's boyfriend lands the lead in the school musical; Sam feels responsible for Carmen not making the cheerleading team.

  • Popular - Round One (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Round One

    Two young women's lives clash in the high-school quest for popularity when their parents become engaged.