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Season 5

80 :05x01 - This Old Nerd

Sep/08/2001
Jamal runs into one of his old friends and discovers that his friend is a nerd. So Jamal attempts to change his image and soon creates an egotistical jerk. Meanwhile, El-Train buys Ms. Noble a brand-new watch for her birthday that the gang all pooled with their money, but it turns out that the watch that El-Train purchased may have been stolen.
Guest Stars: Bill Bishop (1) as Moderator | Tanjareen Martin as Biker Girl | John Douglas Williams as Police Officer | Gordon Owens as Vincent Reynold | Joel David Moore as Hoover | Abigail McFarlane as Elsie
Director: Frank Bonner

81 :05x02 - E-Breakup

Sep/08/2001
Dawn becomes involved with a student via e-mail while designing the school's website. Chris and Cassidy are determined to be alone together despite Jamal's clinging to them.
Director: Frank Bonner

82 :05x03 - Chicken Run

Sep/22/2001
Jamal is labeled a chicken when he refuses to fight a gang member. Wanting to get rid of his reputation, he fights the gang member. The gang member pulls out a knife and stabs Chris, who was trying to save Jamal.
Guest Stars: Tanjareen Martin as Caller
Director: Frank Bonner

83 :05x04 - Papa Please

Sep/22/2001
Chris meets Cassidy's father for the first time. Also, Dawn vows with the help of Al to rid Ms. Noble of her addictive smoking habit.
Guest Stars: Ed Blatchford as Dawn's father
Director: Frank Bonner

84 :05x05 - Red Dawn

Sep/29/2001
Dawn has trouble accepting that Al has started dating Brittany so soon after their break up. Meanwhile, Chris, Jamal and El-Train hold a survivor type competition in the park with Noble overseeing.
Guest Stars: Shaun Weiss as Delivery Guy | Tanjareen Martin as Tall Girl | Katie Stuart (1) as Brittnay
Director: Frank Bonner

85 :05x06 - Dances With Malcolm

Sep/29/2001
Jamal teams up with Malcolm, his dance nemesis to audition as backup dancers for a group called six-street. Dawn and Cassidy ask Al and El-Train to secretly take over their advice column for women temporarily. So they can attend a taping of Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
Guest Stars: Kel Mitchell as Malcolm | Ty Taylor as Jock | Tyisha Hampton as Theresa | La'Myia Good as Leeza | Dante Clark as Eddie | Kool Moe Dee as Leo | Vanessa Minnillo as Hot Girl
Director: Frank Bonner

86 :05x07 - Just for the Record

Oct/06/2001
The gang get involved with a music group trying to make it big.
Guest Stars: Arike Rice as Herself | Mia Lee as Herself | Jeni G. (1) as Herself | Billy "Sly" Williams as Darnell | Marisa Theodore as Ella
Director: Frank Bonner

87 :05x08 - Skips, Lies and Radiotapes

Oct/06/2001
It is senior ditch day at Manny High. Jamal and Chris want to spend this special day bungee jumping with Cassidy, Al, and El-Train. Ms. Noble tells them they can't go because they have to have a radio-thon to raise money for children. Jamal and Chris decide to skip this and rig their radio booth with pre-taped reel-to-reels of their show. Meanwhile, Dawn fights against a student named Kitty Collins for the attention of Ms. Noble and the title of valedictorian.
Guest Stars: Larissa Larenne as Kitty Collins | Shaun Weiss as Delivery Guy | Jordan-Claire Green (1) as Ella | Khleo Thomas as Jordan | Lesley Scott as Attendant
Director: Frank Bonner

88 :05x09 - Dawn Don't Know Jack

Oct/13/2001
Dawn falls for and starts dating Chris's old friend, Jack from his former prep school and she tells Cassidy that he might be the one. Chris finds out that Jack is still with his old girlfriend and Cassidy tries to tell Dawn, but she doesn't believe her. Dawn confronts Jack who tells her that it is over between him and his old girlfriend, but later finds out that she had been lied to. El-Train hits the road with Al and Jamal in his fixed up van to go attend a DMX concert. On the way, they pick up a hitchhiker who robs them and leaves the three tied up on the side of the road.
Guest Stars: Tanya Whitford as Hitchhiker | Joshua Swanson as Jack
Director: Frank Bonner

89 :05x10 - Rosie O'Diner

Oct/13/2001
Jamal starts dating one of the waitresses at the Manhattan diner named Rosie. She is very independent and not afraid to speak her mind, which proves to be trouble when she begins to offend customers who get on her nerves at the diner. After numerous complaints, Mr. Grant gives his son the uncomfortable job of firing her.
Guest Stars: Jennia Fredrique as Rosie | Tanjareen Martin as Rude Customer | Ivory Ocean as Mr. Grant
Director: Frank Bonner

90 :05x11 - Cassidy Couch

Oct/20/2001
Cassidy auditions for a play with a prominent Broadway director. She manages to get a small role but is thrilled just being in the play. Later, Chris sees the lead actress quit because the director is hitting on her. The director then gives Cassidy the lead role. Cassidy is thrilled until Chris tells her what happened to the other actress. Instead of believing him, she thinks he's just jealous that she's spending so much time with the director. But when the director comes on to Cassidy, she realizes Chris was right. The gang then sets up as sting operation on the radio to trap the director into admitting what he did. Meanwhile, El-Train falls out of bed and hits his head. After a few coincidences, El-Train believes he now has premonitions of the future and even goes so far as to predict that Death will be visiting Ms. Noble.
Director: Frank Bonner

91 :05x12 - Brother From Another Mother

Oct/20/2001
After getting in trouble at school, Jamal and El-Train accidently cuase thier parents to fall for each other. While El-Train is interested in finally having a family, Jamal is less than thrilled at El Train's mother dating his father.
Guest Stars: Esther Scott as Rolanda | Ivory Ocean as Mr. Grant | Eric Thomas Weaver as Kid
Director: Frank Bonner

92 :05x13 - Weight On Jamal

Oct/27/2001
Jamal wants to get into USC, but his coach tells him that he isn't in shape enough to be considered for the team. He starts working out and is offered steroids at the health club. Meanwhile Dawn, Cassidy, Chris and Al have to deal with a cruel pottery teacher. Ms. Hotz scares the students and they eventually fight back. She reveals that she is only mean because most people take her class due to her sexy looks.
Guest Stars: Eric Payne as Coach Wilson | Taso Papadakis as Kurt | Maurice Smith as Cop | James Cordano as Cop 2
Director: Frank Bonner

93 :05x14 - Basket Case

Oct/27/2001
El-Train believes that by participating in any form of sports competition against his new girlfriend, Kianna will result in conflict which will lead to the disintegration of their relationship. He comes to the conclusion of this by witnessing Kianna become riled up during Chris and Jamal's radio show over wanting to beat El-Train in the basketball shoot out competition at the recreation center.
Meanwhile Jamal, Chris, and Cassidy work extremely hard to appease a newspaper food critic who has given a bad review to the Manhattan Diner.
Guest Stars: Angell S. Conwell as Kianna | Christopher Carroll as Foster | Julian Starks as Chip | Francoise Surel as Ms. Spencer | Wan Tae Kim as Kitchen Voice
Director: Frank Bonner

94 :05x15 - An SAT Carol

Nov/03/2001
Ms. Noble concludes the SAT prep class that she has been teaching and tells her students to go home. She is excited because Billy is taking her out to the disco tonight. Ms. Noble tells the class to follow Billy and her example by relaxing tonight. Being that the SAT's are almost around the corner, the gang decides to meet later at the Manhattan diner so that they can rigorously study and prepare for it. El-Train becomes overwhelmed and frustrated during the group's final study session, and he decides not to take the SATs a day before the test.
Guest Stars: Todd Field as Medic | Kamal Hoke as El Train Double
Director: Frank Bonner

95 :05x16 - Mock The Vote

Nov/03/2001
Dawn is running for Senior Class President against a pompous and overconfident student named Thane Watkins. Jamal and Chris contribute to Dawn losing out on the position when they make a mockery of the whole election on their radio show which affects the voter turnout. In turn making Thane win by a landslide and unwittingly giving him the power to mess with many Manny High programs and to act on his distaste of their radio show by canceling it and dismantling the radio booth. Now Chris, Jamal, Al, and El-Train must work with Dawn to veto this decision. Meanwhile, Cassidy receives letters from a fan who has seen her in a commercial and he writes that he is flying to New York to visit her. She becomes a paranoid and nervous wreck when she believes that this fan and a crazed stalker that has escaped who are both from the same town is one in the same person.
Guest Stars: Philip Sternberg as Thane Watkins | Daniel Hansen as Todd | Maris Clement as Mother | Carla MacKauf as Amy
Director: Frank Bonner

96 :05x17 - Pros And Cons

Nov/10/2001
El-Train becomes popular among the ladies during the reciting and singing of his poetry which causes him to pay less attention to his girlfriend, Kianna. Meanwhile Al, Chris, and Jamal attempt be the first students to prank Ms. Noble during her tenure as the Principal of Manny High.
Guest Stars: Tanjareen Martin as Phone voice | Gina Hiraizumi as Yasmina | Jennia Fredrique as Kianna
Director: Frank Bonner

97 :05x18 - Why Y'All Clippin

Nov/10/2001
Another clip show as Ms. Noble shows the gang how great of friends they are after they get into an argument.
Guest Stars: Tanjareen Martin as Student
Director: Frank Bonner

98 :05x19 - Model Behavior

Nov/17/2001
A model agency is recruiting girls for thier magazine. Jamal's girlfriend, Rosie, signs up and gets featured in the magazine. Jamal is having probelms with guys googling over his girlfriend.
Guest Stars: Jennia Fredrique as Rosie | Roshawn Franklin as Paul | Yuji Hasegawa as John Wang | Brogan Young as Bouncer | Aaron Van Wagner as Jason | Eric Bourassa as David
Director: Frank Bonner

99 :05x20 - Almost Fatal

Nov/17/2001
Chris, Jamal, and Al survive a car crash and now take life to the very extreme. They felt that thier lives ould end at any time.
Guest Stars: Allen Williams as Mr. Hunter | Roz Kern as Customer | Penny Nickles as Caller
Director: Frank Bonner

100 :05x21 - Anchors Away

Nov/24/2001
The time for Ms. Noble's retirement and the gang's graduation is drawing near and everybody is excited, except for Dawn. Witnessing the preparation for next year and the new changes being made at the school makes Dawn uneasy. She begins to become anxious about moving on from Manny High and the thought of being apart from her friends when they all go their separate ways in the fall.
Director: Frank Bonner

101 :05x22 - Video Killed The Radio Star

Dec/01/2001
The students of Manny High have a statue made of Ms. Noble in honor of her tenure as principal of Manny High placed near the front of the school. At the tribute, Ms. Noble tells the gang that there is an opening to produce a television show for Manny High. Chris and Jamal turn it down because they are already busy working on their radio show. Dawn, Cassidy, El-Train, and Al take on the job by creating and producing a spoof of the show, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" called "Muffy the Werewolf Slapper." Jamal and Chris find out that their radio show will be competing with the TV show during lunch time and decide to work extremely hard to maintain their listening audience. They are shocked to find that the rest of the gang's tv show is a success among the students of Manny High. So they decide to sabotage the show by tampering with the audio during editing. Resulting in the whole student body turning on Dawn, Cassidy, El-Train, and Al because they believe that this audio mistake was due to lazy and hack writing. Meanwhile, Ms. Noble attempts to find out who has been defacing her tribute statue.
Director: Frank Bonner

102 :05x23 - Prom-Lems

Dec/01/2001
The gang all prepare for the Manny High Prom. Chris prepares to give a ring to Cassidy for this special occasion and to highlight their relationship. He also wants her to visit him at Duke University from Cal Art. Cassidy and Dawn misinterpret his message about the ring as a marriage proposal and the Duke brochures as Chris wanting Cassidy to go with him to Duke. Meanwhile, Al asks Dawn to the prom and she accepts. At the prom, the two fondly reflect on the memories of their time together when they were dating. Ms. Noble worries that by Billy being away, this will be another prom that she will have to attend alone. Also, Jamal and El-Train want to set up something special for Rosie and Kianna before they go to the special dance, but things don't seem to go right.
Guest Stars: Angell S. Conwell as Kianna | Jennia Fredrique as Rosie | Cheaza Figueroa as DJ
Director: Frank Bonner

103 :05x24 - Goodbye Manny High

Dec/08/2001
The whole gang is getting ready for graduation, but they are sent the wrong diplomas. There is another problem when El-Train might not be able to graduate. Things all work out in the end when they receive their correct diplomas and El-Train receives the credit he needs to graduate by performing in a play. Chris and Jamal have to find a way to end their radio show. A bizarre twist of fate hooks them up with the perfect goodbye. They attend graduation.
Guest Stars: Angell S. Conwell as Kianna | Jennia Fredrique as Rosie | Alex Morris as Billy | Esther Scott as Rolanda | Ivory Ocean as Mr. Grant
Director: Frank Bonner

104 :05x25 - And Then There Were None

Dec/08/2001
Ms. Noble and the gang decide to have a final farewell meal at the Manhattan diner before they go off into their new phases of life.
Guest Stars: Alex Morris as Billy | Kel Mitchell as Malcolm | Ivory Ocean as Mr. Grant
Director: Frank Bonner

105 :05x26 - Al's In Toyland

Dec/15/2001
Al's new job has him advertising a toy gun without promoting violence. Meanwhile the others use the Manny High marching band to fulfill their Arts elective credit for graduation.
Guest Stars: Casey Floresca as Lucy | Raoul N. Rizik as Mr. Ramos | Micheal DiMaggio as Dan | Joel David Moore as Hoover | Blair Hickey as Russell | Kelly Cohen as Twin | Ashley Cohen as Twin 2 | D.J. Basco as Gilberto
Director: Frank Bonner
Warning: City Guys guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Children
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Saturdays
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 13, 1997
Ended: September 28, 2002
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