Trivia - Head of the Class (1986)
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Head of the Class (1986)

Country: USA

Genres: Comedy

Director: Art Dielhenn, Lee Shallat Chemel, Alan Rosen, Howard Storm, ...

Writers: Michael Elias, Rich Eustis, Larry Spencer, Ray Jessel, ...

Stars: William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Dan Frischman, Robin Givens, ...

A group of gifted high-school students are placed together into an "enrichment" class. Although brilliant, they have much to learn about each other and themselves.

Seasons:   5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1

Howard Hesseman left the series at the end of season 4. Billy Connolly took over the lead for the fifth and final season.
Joher Coleman wore makeup to make his skin appear darker to play the Indian-American Jawaharlal. Husain is of Pakistani and European heritage.
Jonathan Ke Quan was added to the cast in the fifth season because the producers realized that it was unusual that there were no Asian-Americans in a class for gifted students.
Jay Thomas was one of the comedians hired to "warm-up" the studio audience.
The first American sitcom to film in Russia.