A Day in the Life of a Classroom:
After Mr. Simmons wins an award, a TV station does a documentary on how he teaches.
Big Bob's Crisis:
After Big Bob has a heart attack, he tries to become more nice.
Gerald is involved with his new favorite game, which Arnold dislikes.
Arnold, Gerald, Harold, Sid and Eugene go on a fishing trip with their fathers and Phil, but it doesn't go exactly the way they planned.
Old Iron Man: Grandpa Phil and his old friend have been feuding for quite some time, as their friendship fell apart years ago. However, they still attempt to compete with one another as they each believe they are the better individual; though when both men decide to enter the extremely dangerous Old Iron Man triathlon, Arnold attempts to put an end to their feud, as he doesn’t believe they should risk their lives over something so trivial.moreless
Rhonda Goes Broke: Rhonda's family goes broke and they move into the boarding house.
When Arnold, the boarders, and the Patakis go to the beach, a girl uses Arnold to win a sandcastle competition. Ernie gets buried in the sand. Miriam and Suzie start taking dancing lessons. Grandpa Phil thinks he's stuck on an island. Oskar starts using a metal detector to find "treasure." Big Bob gets a bad sunburn. Helga tries to warn Arnold that he's just being used.moreless
Arnold asks Grandpa Phil what really happened with his parents, and he finds out that they disappeared after they left the country on a plane, although they might still be alive.
Sid and Germs: Sid becomes obsessed with cleanliness.moreless
Phoebe Breaks a Leg: When Phoebe breaks a leg after being hit by a truck, Helga believes it's her fault (and it is), so she starts being nice to Phoebe. Yet when Phoebe's leg heals, she decides to stay disabled for a little longer.moreless
Principal Simmons: When Mr. Simmons is upset that Principal Wartz is being too strict with the students, Wartz decides to resign and he selects Mr. Simmons to take his place. The newly promoted Principal Simmons decides to make massive reforms to permit the school environment to be more liberal, though will the students at P.S. 118 appreciate his authority?moreless
Big Sis: Olga gets into a "Big Sis" program, but her "Lil' Sis" is Lila.
Mr. Green Runs: Mr. Green runs for city council.