In the end, they both get assigned to do a video year book for the school year.
When Chris' mom learns Manhattan High does not have a Music Department because of lack of money, she vows to throw a fundraiser at the Anderson home when she had already promised Chris that they would go to a concert on the same evening which makes Chris feel hurt and angry.
But with the PSATs coming up in a few days, everyone tries to cope with the loss.
He goes to great lengths to sabotage the event including ruining Jamal's musical act which results in a fallout with his mom.
In the end both Chris and Mrs Anderson talk and she promises that nothing will ever get in the way of their relationship.
Shakespeare in the Park is playing the same time as Chris's Knicks and Lakers game.
Chris and Jamal are expected to tape the play, but they get Dawn to tape the play.
Meanwhile Cassidy, Jamal and Chris got to the game and get caught when Ms. Chris and Jamal let Cassidy take the blame until they decide to admit the truth. Chris tries to get Cassidy to go to the dance with him.
She rejects him and Chris encounters Jamal's sister.
The series opens with the arrival of Jamal Grant and Chris Anderson at Manny High School.
Both make different entrances with Jamal paying guys to walk him to school as his posse and Chris driving his dad's car.
Dawn and Cassidy ask Al if he has any "connections" on how to get tickets for an upcoming Jim Carrey movie.