Kate's teaching career gets off to a rough start, when a student
continuously annoy her; Annie borrows Buddy's "lucky" ring to help
spelling bee, and promptly loses it.
Teleplay by Margaret J. Schibi; story by Channing Gibson; produced by
Zwick; directed by Kim Friedman.
Steven Guttenberg: Philip.
Priscilla Pointer: Pat Wills.
Richard McKenzie: Mr. Stevens.
Louise Hoven: Anna.
Claudia Wells: Denise.
Annie: Kate, remember to look in your desk and chair. I remember
we had this student teacher... Some of the kids put rubber cement all
over her chair. Kate: Thanks for the tip. I seem to remember having considerable
respect for that person standing in front of the room... Doug: Pointer in hand... Buddy: Oh, kids are different now than back in the olden
days. Kate: The invention of the wheel helped.
Kate: Remember you said there's always somebody who tries to
To see who's boss? You were right. That's just what Philip Ogden was
Well, he got his answer; he's boss. I concede. Doug: And that's that? Kate: I guess my ability to deal with kids is restricted to my
own back yard.