The Strike1st Aired Week of ??/??/87

A United Robotronics strike pits shop steward Ted against management rep Brandon; Joan has her students use the strike as a social studies exercise, which also goes awry.

The gradual transition from a pure “kiddie” show to one a little more adult mainstream displays itself more starkly here, as the adult players muscle in more into the spotlight. The inside humor of this episode is that it occurs during a major screenwriters' strike.

Notable: One of a handful of episodes where Vicki doesn't wear a pinafore at all.

Production Title: "The Strike"
Completed: 27-Jul-87/
Show no: 323
Written by Bobby Herbeck
Directed by Leslie Martinson

Guest Cast:
Brandon Brindle: William Bogert
Principal Bryant: David Moses

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