Lindsay quits the academic mathlete team and begins hanging around with a new crowd. She also tries to stop the teasing of a mentally challenged student. Sam ponders asking cheerleader Cindy Sanders to the homecoming dance while trying to handle a bully teasing him.
While the parents are away, Lindsey decides to hold a kegger at her home. Sam gets his friends to help him switch the keg to a non-alcoholic beer.
Halloween finds Sam going trick-or-treating while Lindsay and her friends go around the neighborhood causing trouble. Jean is disappointed that Lindsay no longer gets excited over the holiday.
Lindsay helps tutor Daniel for a test. Sam and his friends feel confused over their sex education class and watch a porno film to "learn the facts."
After Nick's father threatens him that he will be enlisting in the Army if he doesn't maintain a C average, Lindsay suggests he try out for a well known band looking for a drummer. Sam feels mortified after finding out he will have to shower after gym class.
-- Crossroads, Madness
-- One Step Beyond, Cream
-- Sunshine Of Your Love, Rush
-- The Spirit of the Radio, Cream
-- White Room
Sam and his friends befriend a new girl in school. Lindsay and the gang decide to get fake I.D.'s so they can get into a bar to hear a hot band.
Lindsay fears Nick is getting too serious about her. Sam is upset after Bill is named Cindy's lab partner and joins the yearbook club to get to spend more time with her.
Lindsay wants to break up with Nick because of his constant pot smoking. Sam tries out as the replacement for the injured school mascot to get closer to Cindy.
Songs: Joan Jett
-- Do You Wanna Touch Me, Kansas
-- Dust in the Wind, Van Halen
-- Everybody Wants Some, Cheerleaders -- How Funky Is Your Chicken?, Queen
-- Keep Yourself Alive, Ted Nugent
-- Stranglehold, The Who
-- The Song Is Over
After getting caught hitchhiking, the Weir's decide to read Lindsay's diary to see what else she's doing. Bill makes a crank phone call to Mr. Fredricks and also voices his frustration of always being picked last for teams in gym class.
Songs: The Amboy Dukes
-- Journey To The Center Of The Mind, XTC
-- No Language In Our Lungs, Bill Conti
-- Overture from Rocky II, (Unknown artist)
-- Theme from Diff'rent Strokes, (Unknown artist)
-- Theme from What's Happening
Lindsay is distraught after she and her friends steal her family's car and then have an accident. She rejoins the mathletes at the expense of a friend. Sam wants to change his image with a new hairstyle and cool clothes.
Sam finds out that Neal's father is having an affair. Ken falls for a tuba player in the school band.
-- 25 Or 6 To 4, Pure Prairie League
-- Amie, Bob Seger
-- Beautiful Loser, Lynyrd Skynyrd
-- Freebird, Emerson, Lake & Palmer
-- Karn Evil 9: 1st Impression, Pt. 2, The Cars
-- Let the Good Times Roll, Charlie Daniels
-- The Devil Went Down to Georgia, (Unknown artist)
-- Go, Fight, Win, (Unknown artist)
-- When The Saints Go Marching In
Alan places a peanut on highly allergic Bill's sandwich causing him to have a severe reaction. Lindsay asks for Millie's help after she forgets about a babysitting job and has tried smoking pot.
Nick moves in with the Weirs after his father sells his drum set. Sam gets invited to a make out party and Neal thinks he knows how to spin the bottle to land where he aims it.
Lindsay uses her opportunity to ask Vice President George Bush a question as revenge for banning Mr. Rosso from attending. Sam breaks up with Cindy after finding out her true personality.
Songs: David Bowie
-- Fashion, Linda Clifford -- If My Friends Could See Me Now, Jackson Browne
-- The Road, (Unknown artist)
-- Hail To The Chief
Nick's friends are baffled after seeing him and his girlfriend in a disco dance contest. Daniel is banished to the audio/visual club with the geeks and finds out they are not so bad. Lindsay wins a two week stay at a University of Michigan academic seminar but would rather not go.
Sam has a new bully to worry about, and this ones a female. Kim invites Lindsay to dinner to prove to her mom that her friends are smart and nice.
Lindsay tries to convince her dad to let her attend the Who's concert. Bill's mother shocks him with the news she is dating Mr. Fredricks, which causes him to rebel in gym class. Kim feels horrible after running over Millie's dog.
The Weirs attend the Schweibers' annual dinner party where Neal rebels against his father and turns his attention to ventriloquism. Kim breaks up with Daniel, who tries to become a punk rocker.
Diesel Boy -- Happy Street, Diesel Boy -- Lime Green, Diesel Boy -- Punk Rock 101, Black Flag
-- Rise Above, Paul Feig
-- Spacefunk, Dean Martin
-- You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You, X -- Your Phone's Off the Hook, But You're Not