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      Season 1 – The Steve Harvey Show

      1996 Comedy List
      Reviews Steve Hightower, a former 1970s R&B singer who once opened for acts such as Gladys Knight and the Pips, can't seem to find ideal employment. After some failed jobs as a musician, he decides to take a job as a high-school music teacher. Accustomed to celebrity life, he learns to deal with the realities of working a nine-to-five job and his class of troublemaking, but well-intentioned, kids. Read More Read Less

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      Episode 1 Aired Aug 25, 1996 Back to School Musician Steve Hightower becomes an inner-city music teacher. Details Episode 2 Aired Sep 15, 1996 Dead Dog Walking When Bullethead (William Lee Scott) gets arrested, Steve (Steve Harvey) finds out that being a teacher doesn't end at 5 p.m. Details Episode 3 Aired Sep 22, 1996 Mr. Hightower's Opus Steve (Steve Harvey) accepts a bet from Regina (Wendy Raquel Robinson) to organize a band before the school banquet. Details Episode 4 Aired Sep 29, 1996 The Rock Sara and Romeo (Nefta Perry, Merlin Santana) are caught in a closet together; Cedric (Cedric "The Entertainer") campaigns to win "Teacher of the Month." With Steve Harvey. Details Episode 5 Aired Oct 6, 1996 Brush With Greatness Romeo (Merlin Santana) uses Sophia's (Tracy Vilar) painting to win first place in an art contest; Cedric (Cedric "The Entertainer") goes on a shopping spree. Details Episode 6 Aired Oct 13, 1996 Loose Lips Sink Friendships Romeo (Merlin Santana) insults Sophia (Tracy Vilar) and then scrambles to make amends before he can make romance at the dance. With Steve Harvey. Details Episode 7 Aired Oct 27, 1996 Papa Don't Take No Mess Romeo (Merlin Santana) must learn how to stand up to his father (Hector Maisonette); a mouse invades Steve and Cedric's (Steve Harvey, Cedric "The Entertainer") apartment. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 3, 1996 The Play's Not the Thing Sophia wins the role of Juliet in her school's production of "Romeo and Juliet," but Romeo is not chosen to play opposite her. Details Episode 9 Aired Nov 10, 1996 Big Brothers Cedric (Cedric "The Entertainer") turns Steve (Steve Harvey) on to being a Big Brother, but it turns out to be more than Steve can handle. Details Episode 10 Aired Nov 17, 1996 Hi-Top Reunion Steve's old singing group reunites for an awards show performance, but Cedric has to fill in when a member gets sick. Details Episode 11 Aired Nov 24, 1996 That's My Momma Steve's mother (guest star Isabel Sanford) comes to town for Thanksgiving and pressures her son (Steve Harvey) to settle down. With Merlin Santana. Details Episode 12 Aired Dec 15, 1996 Pool Sharks Git Bit Steve and Cedric must prove their skill as pool players when Romeo and Bullethead lose school funds to some hustlers. Details Episode 13 Aired Jan 12, 1997 Coming to Chicago Steve (Steve Harvey) hurts Regina's (Wendy Raquel Robinson) feelings when he has a fling with an old flame. Guest star Brian McKnight plays himself. Details Episode 14 Aired Feb 2, 1997 African-American Me Regina (Wendy Raquel Robinson) asks Steve (Steve Harvey) to back up her church choir on piano. Details Episode 15 Aired Feb 9, 1997 When the Funk Bites the Dust Steve and the Hi-Tops celebrate the engagement of Steve's former road manager by throwing a bachelor party. Details Episode 16 Aired Feb 16, 1997 Big Daddy's Baby Girl A young woman claims Steve (Steve Harvey) is her father, which he accepts, until he learns what she's really after. Details Episode 17 Aired Feb 23, 1997 I Do, I Don't Steve refuses to allow Snoop Doggy Dogg and Sean "Puffy" Combs to use music from the Hi-Tops until they resolve their rivalry. Details Episode 18 Aired Apr 27, 1997 Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner? Regina pretends to have a husband to impress an old schoolmate; Steve and his students are stranded in an airport. Details Episode 19 Aired May 4, 1997 The Roof Is on Fire Regina rooms with Steve when a roof fire leaves her homeless; romance heats up between Romeo and Sara. Details Episode 20 Aired May 11, 1997 Love With Interest When a smooth talker tries to take advantage of Regina, Steve tries to protect her; Cedric hides a rival school's mascot. Details Episode 21 Aired May 18, 1997 Can't Buy Me Love A new student (Kenan Thompson) gives Regina (Wendy Raquel Robinson) an extravagant birthday gift, but Steve (Steve Harvey) pretends it is from him. Details

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      Season Info

      Stan Lathan
      Executive Producer
      Bernie Brillstein, Brad Grey, Winifred Hervey, Stan Lathan
      Walter Allen Bennett Jr., Manny Basanese, Lawrence Holmes, James Hannah, Manny Basansee, Mike Rowe, Mike Costa, B. Mark Seabrooks, Winifred Hervey
      The WB
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Aug 25, 1996