is a sitcom that aired in the 1970's. It centered on a young African-American High School student named Roger "Raj" Thomas. It's VERY loosely based on the movie Cooley High.
The series is available on DVD.
- After Show: What's Happening Now!!
- Altar the Speed: Rerun
- Annoying Younger Sibling: Raj's sister Dee.
- Back to School: Mrs. Thomas
- The Big Guy: Rerun. Also...
Rerun: I can't help being fat, it runs in my family!
Dee: Nobody runs in your family, they all waddle!
- Black and Nerdy: Raj.
- Celebrity Star: The Doobie Brothers
- Cult: Rerun joins one on "Rerun Sees the Light." They worship Ralph, a head of lettuce.
Raj: "You worship a head of lettuce?"
- Credit Card Plot: Rerun
- Deadpan Snarker: Dee.
- Devil in Plain Sight: Raj's sister Dee, in fact she codifies this trope practically.
- Dom Com
- Excited Show Title!: With not one, but two exclamation points!!
- High School: Raj, Rerun, and Dwayne attend Thomas Jefferson High School.
- In with the In Crowd: Rerun
- Local Hangout: Rob's Place. in the Spinoff, it's changed to Rob's Diner and Shirley and Raj own it.
- Nice Hat: Rerun's signature red beret.
- Power Trio: Raj(Ego) Rerun(Id) Dwayne(Superego)
- Pro Wrestling Episode: What's Happening Now!!'s "The Challenge."
- Put on a Bus: Much like Esther Rolle on Good Times, Mabel King did not like the direction in which the show was going and left after the second season.
- Sassy Black Woman: Shirley and Dee (in a younger version of the trope) Mrs. Thomas when necessary.
- Spinoff:What's Happening Now!!: Raj is a successful author and married, Rerun is a used car salesman, Dwayne is a computer programmer, and Dee is in college. Ran for 3 seasons in the late 1980's.
- Stern Teacher: Miss Collins, the history teacher.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Dee loves her peanut butter. Rerun loves everything.
- Very Special Episode: The two-parter where Sweet Daddy Williams forces the gang to illegally record a Doobie Brothers concert.
- Visit by Divorced Dad: Raj and Dee's father shows up in a few episodes