| Season 1, Episode 5 |
Number (#5) in series (133 episodes)
|Tape date||February 12, 1974|
|Air date:||March 8, 1974|
|Written by:||Eric Monte|
|Directed by:||Herbert Kenwith|
|IMDB||Michael Gets Suspended|
Bern Nadette Stanis
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Michael is suspended from school for disparaging George Washington to his teacher. Now he wants to drop out. Florida and James try to convince Michael to remain in school and to apologize to his teacher.
Michael receives a suspension from school when he refuses to apologize for calling George Washington a racist. He holds his ground and is prepared to take a whipping, until James finds out that Michael read how Washington had slaves, and read about black history from a book.
- James: A spook sailed with Columbus?
- Michael: That's right.
- James: He did the rowing, didn't he?
No guest stars appeared in this episode.