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Hey Arnold!: Back to School/Egg Story

Back to School
Grandpa's dream was always to get a high-school diploma, but he never did because he had to work, so Arnold tries to make him go through grade school over again to fulfill his dream.

Egg Story
Arnold and Helga get paired up to raise an egg for school, but they end up losing it when they left it on the bus.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x8
Production Number: 072
Airdate: Saturday September 11th, 1999

Director: Craig Bartlett

Episode Notes
This episode aired the same day that Looney Tunes had its final run on Nickelodeon.

The graffiti Grandpa Phil was writing was Steely Phil. This was a reference of an episode of Steely Phil.

Episode Goofs
Adults whom return to school do not go to regular elementary schools, they go to specialized adult schools.

Aren't the students suppose to respect Grandpa Phil since he is 81 years old and an elder? And if Grandpa Phil is so old and much mature than the other kids, then how come he gets scared of the mean-like kids when he enters 6th grade for the first time? Grandpa Phil is an adult, the kids can't bully an adult. And Grandpa Phil is also shown going to the theater with Connie and Maria from school as if they were his girlfriends. Grandpa Phil is way too old for Connie and Maria.

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