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Making the Grade was a short-lived American sitcom which aired on CBS from April 5 until May 10, 1982. It starred James Naughton, Graham Jarvis, Alley Mills, Steven Peterman, and boasted the first TV series roles for Philip Charles MacKenzie and George Wendt. It was set at Franklin High School in St. Louis, and aired as a part of CBS' Monday night comedy lineup.

Among those shown were Harry Barnes, the Dean of Boys, Assistant Principal Jack Felspar, Drama teacher Sara Conover, and Physical education teacher Gus Bertoia.

  1. Gary David Goldberg


Series Cast

  1. George Wendt

    George Wendt

    6 Episodes

  2. James Naughton

    James Naughton

    6 Episodes

  3. Alley Mills

    Alley Mills

    6 Episodes

  4. Graham Jarvis

    Graham Jarvis

    6 Episodes

  5. Philip Charles MacKenzie

    Philip Charles MacKenzie

    6 Episodes

  6. Steven Peterman

    6 Episodes

  7. Emilio Estevez

    Emilio Estevez


    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1982 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Making the Grade premiered on April 5, 1982.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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