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Freaks and Geeks (1999)

High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").

Release Date: Sat, Sep 25, 1999

Country: US
Language: En
Runtime: 60

James Franco
Daniel Desario
Samm Levine
Neal Schweiber
Seth Rogen
Ken Miller
Jason Segel
Nick Andopolis
Martin Starr
Bill Haverchuck
Joe Flaherty
Harold Weir
Sarah Hagan
Millie Kentner
Dave Allen
Jeff Rosso

Season 1:

Episode 1: Pilot (Sep 25, 1999)
Lindsay's family and friends fear the worst when she quits the academic decathlon team and begins hanging around with a new crowd. A new friend tries to help her find her way. Meanwhile, Sam ponders asking cheerleader Cindy Sanders to the homecoming dance, while trying to cope with persistent teasing and torture at the hands of a savage bully.
Beers and Weirs
Episode 2: Beers and Weirs (Oct 02, 1999)
Lindsay's friends learn that her parents are going away for the weekend and suggest having a kegger. Sam and Neal become worried after a school assembly focusing on alcohol-related deaths and they decide to switch the real beer with non-alcoholic beer. Daniel and Kim get back together and despite the lack of alcohol, the party quickly gets out of hand.
Tricks and Treats
Episode 3: Tricks and Treats (Oct 30, 1999)
Sam convinces Bill and Neal to trick-or-treat on Halloween, but they end up embarrassed while Lindsay and her friends wreak havoc in the neighborhood.
Tests and Breasts
Episode 4: Tests and Breasts (Nov 06, 1999)
Lindsay offers to help Daniel study for an algebra test, but ends up accused by the teacher of cheating. Daniel lends sexually naive Sam a porn film.
I'm With the Band
Episode 5: I'm With the Band (Nov 13, 1999)
Lindsay encourages Nick to pursue a career in music. Nick continues to practice with his current band, but quickly decides he's better than them. Lindsay encourages Nick to audition for a bigger local band. When things don't go well in the audition, Lindsay is there to comfort Nick. After learning they have to shower in gym class, Sam, Bill, and Neal refuse to do it.
Carded and Discarded
Episode 6: Carded and Discarded (Jan 10, 2000)
Sam, Neal, and Bill befriend a pretty new transfer student, but soon fear of losing her to the popular crowd and try to win her over with a series of fun things they plan for her. Lindsay, Nick, Daniel, and Ken decide to get fake IDs so they can see a hot local band perform at a bar. However, after they go through the trouble of getting their IDs and getting into the bar, the group is stunned to find out who the hot local bands lead singer is.
Girlfriends and Boyfriends
Episode 7: Girlfriends and Boyfriends (Jan 17, 2000)
Lindsay reluctantly agrees to come over to Nick's house while his parents are out of town. Sam hopes to become lab partners with Cindy, but becomes jealous when Bill is named Cindy's lab partner.
We've Got Spirit
Episode 8: We've Got Spirit (Jan 24, 2000)
Sam tries out to be the school mascot hoping to impress Cindy. Meanwhile, Daniel, Ken, and Kim suddenly become the basketball team's most rabid fans following a series of run-ins with jocks from the rival school, Lincoln High. Lindsay tries to figure out the best way to break up with Nick.
The Diary
Episode 9: The Diary (Jan 31, 2000)
Lindsay's parents forbid her from hanging out with Kim, as they see her as a bad influence. Bill grows tired of being picked last for teams for baseball in P.E. class, and not being allowed to really participate.
Looks and Books
Episode 10: Looks and Books (Feb 07, 2000)
A car accident results in Lindsay deciding to stop hanging out with her “freak” friends. She decides to rejoin the mathletes and start hanging out with Millie again. Sam adopts a new modern hair style in the hopes of impressing Cindy. When this fails, he seeks out a new wardrobe.
The Garage Door
Episode 11: The Garage Door (Mar 13, 2000)
Neal learns his father is cheating on his mother. Ken develops a crush on the tuba player in the school's marching band and Lindsay helps set them up.
Chokin' and Tokin'
Episode 12: Chokin' and Tokin' (Mar 20, 2000)
When Bill talks about being allergic to peanuts in class, Alan tries to prove he's lying but Bill ends up in the hospital after an allergic reaction. Lindsay smokes weed for the first time.
Smooching and Mooching
Episode 13: Smooching and Mooching (Jul 08, 2000)
After fighting with his father, Nick moves out and to Lindsay's surprise begins staying with the Weir's. Cindy tells Bill that she has a crush on Sam. She asks Bill to convince Sam to invite her to a party.
The Little Things
Episode 14: The Little Things (Jul 08, 2000)
Sam discovers that life as Cindy's boyfriend is not nearly as exciting as he had imagined. Ken's girlfriend ,Amy, confesses a shocking secret, putting Ken in an awkward situation. Lindsay struggles with asking Vice President George Bush a question during an assembly.
Discos and Dragons
Episode 15: Discos and Dragons (Jul 08, 2000)
Daniel is sentenced to audio/visual class as punishment for attempting to pull the fire alarm to get out of taking a test. Lindsay is accepted to a two-week academic summit. Nick has a new girlfriend and takes up disco dancing.
Kim Kelly is My Friend
Episode 16: Kim Kelly is My Friend (Sep 05, 2000)
Kim's friend, Karen, bullies Sam and calls him a geek. Kim invites Lindsay to dinner at her house, exposing Lindsay to the abuse Kim takes at home.
Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers
Episode 17: Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers (Oct 10, 2000)
Lindsay tries to convince Harold to let her join her friends at a Who concert. Kim and Lindsay accidentally run over Millie's dog. Kim starts hanging out with Millie. Lindsay wants to tell Millie the truth about her dog, but Kim doesn't. Meanwhile, Nick teaches himself to play guitar and writes a love ballad for Lindsay and decides to play it for her despite Kens' objections. Ms. Haverchuck stuns Bill with the news that she has been dating Coach Fredricks.
Noshing and Moshing
Episode 18: Noshing and Moshing (Oct 17, 2000)
Neal wrestles with the dilemma of whether to tell his mother about his father's affair. Lindsay is given detention after coming to the aid of a girl being attacked by a boy. Daniel deals with pressures at home and with Kim. He escapes from his problems through punk music.

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