Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

Season 2 Episode 17

Class Clown / Music Class

Aired Saturday 8:00 PM May 06, 2006 on Nickelodeon



  • Trivia

    • in the scene where Mr. Sweeney presses the button for Crubbs to show up. he then shows up without wearing a belt, but Morris Adams ends up removing it anyway when he comes up with two belts.

    • Tip # 817.psc Beware of sitting next to the class clown. Tip # 780.typm
      Be open to other types of music, you might like it. Tip # 692.PMB
      Practice and master the basics.

    • Cookie plays three instruments, the recorder, the bass drum, and finally the triangle.

    • Tip # 817.VPB
      Clown around the vice principal = bad.

    • Tip # 817.afg
      Clown around in the cafeteria = good.

    • Tip # 784.FTRI
      Keep trying until you find the right instrument.

    • In the beginning of "Music Class" you can see Ned daydreaming that he was a rock star. If you look closely you can tell he isn't really playing the guitar.

    • We learn in "Class Clown" that Gordy was the class clown when he was in school.

  • Quotes

    • Music teacher: I'm getting the feeling you all think that this is nap time!
      (everybody wakes up with their pajamas on and holding pillows)
      Everybody: Nope, nu-uh, no.
      (Loomer jerks awake.)
      Loomer: We love science!

    • Ned: We have our class clown! (all cheering)
      (in the next scene)
      Backpack kid: (pulls out a Crubbs toy) This is Vice Principal...
      (Vice Principal Crubbs just pass and takes the toy)
      Backpack kid: I got nothing!

    • Todd: (excited) I'm moving to Cleveland! (everyone stops talking and puts their heads down)

    • Moze: Come on, is not like the teachers are gonna start to give us more quizzes.
      Sweeney: Good news! With Todd gone, I have more extra time teach, which means time to give more quizzes! (laughs)

    • Sweeney: How old is the earth?
      Ned: A couple of years younger than you!

    • Mr. Gibson: Ned, this is music class. Not rock-and-roll fantasy land.

  • Notes

    • Apparently, Moze had a deep hatred for classical music, as shown when she is listening to it in the lunchroom; she can't even go a full song without it putting her to sleep.

    • First appearance of Morris Adams, a straight A student.

    • Morris Adams becomes the new class clown, but ends up in the office. Whether or not he becomes the new class clown for good isn't known, but he did manage to save the school from the darkness.

    • Class clown at Polk was Todd. This is his first and last appearance in the series, due to a move to Cleveland.

    • This episode marks the first appearance of the band teacher.

    • The band Everclear appears in this episode.

  • Allusions

    • In "Music Class", in Ned's daydream, he is seen performing on "TRL". TRL was also mention on "Drake and Josh" in the episode "Drake and Josh go Hollywood".

    • During the auditions, one of the students has a bag full of props. This is an allusion to the comedian Carrot Top who is known for doing his comedy skits with a lot of props.

    • Ned mentions that he wants to rock out like Foo Fighters, Incubus, or Everclear. The music teacher is the lead singer and guitar player for Everclear, Art Alexakis.

    • Ned daydreams of being on TRL, with the host J. Boogie. J. Boogie is also the host of Nick's Teen Nick.

    • Mr. Gibson is the music teacher. Gibson is also the brand name of guitars.

    • When auditioning for the class clown part Loomer and his friends do a 3 Stooges impersonation.