A cynical tax cheat is forced to teach fifth-graders to pay off his debt to the IRS and discovers he has more in common with his smart-aleck students than his faculty peers. This was another failed effort to tailor a sitcom to Dabney Coleman's surly persona, and an artistic lapse compared to his previous shows, `Buffalo Bill' and `The Slap Maxwell Story (more…)
First Aired: October 3, 1991
A student (Michael Oliver) bonds to Otis (Dabney Coleman) like the son Otis wishes no one ever had. Brenda: Brittany Murphy. Melissa: A.J. Langer. Mrs. Sosko: Mary Pat Gleason. Itkin: Randy Graff.