Start a Wiki. Trailers and Extras. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links on this page. Send MSN Feedback. Making matters worse, Cory agonizes over Maya's quitting school after he gives her an F on a quiz.
When both girls tell him there is nothing more he can teach them, Cory feels he has lost them, though Topanga assures him that his intentions are good, and he will never give up on those he cares about.
He asks Maya to sit down and talk, and shows her that she actually knew all of the answers on the quiz. Cory advises Maya to have confidence in herself, and that she does not need to act as if she does not care.
Cory then chaperones the school dance and for the last dance, he chooses to do a father-daughter dance with both Riley and Maya. After Riley lies to Farkle that he did a good job in the school play of Romeo and Juliet , Maya tells her that she needs to learn to tell the truth, even if it means hurting others. Soon after, Maya begins wearing a gold locket. When Maya refuses to tell Riley the truth about where it came from, Riley assumes she stole it, which leads to Maya feeling hurt.
After Riley finally tells Farkle he was bad in the school play, he thanks her with an unwanted kiss. Soon after, Lucas comes in and tells Riley that Farkle did not steal his first kiss moment with Riley, because his moment will come. Maya admits that she took the locket from a lost and found, and returns the locket to the little girl to whom it belonged.
Meanwhile, Topanga antagonizes Cory after he insults her cooking. Riley gets invited to her first boy-girl party, and expects this to be her ticket to popularity, only to find that it is a "geek party".
When Riley realizes that she is adored by the nerds, she decides to become their "queen". By doing so, she reinvents herself to make her something that she is not, only to be popular. Meanwhile, Topanga is knowingly on the wrong side of a case, and channels her inner-former self for motivation to do the right thing. Special guest star : Cloris Leachman as Mrs.
Riley and Maya's art teacher, Ms. Kossal, comments on Maya's art work and suggests she show it at the upcoming art fair. On career day, Stuart Minkus, Farkle's father, visits their school and a battle ensues between him and Topanga.
Maya's mother, Katy Hart, fails to show up until the next day to Maya's embarrassment, and reveals she is a waitress but aspires to become an actress. When Riley suggests that Katy attend the art fair to see her daughter's art work, Katy fails to appear again. Riley learns that Katy is afraid of embarrassing Maya; in response, Katy gives Riley a tuna melt from the diner because she knows Riley will give it to Maya, because it is her favorite.
Isadora Smackle, a debate champion from a rival school, seeks the affection of her nemesis, Farkle, but he does not share in that feeling. Smackle turns to Riley and Maya to make her beautiful, but Farkle thinks the makeover is an attempt to get an edge on the upcoming debate on beauty.
Even with Lucas joining the debate team to help him out, Farkle soon realizes from Smackle how wrong it is to assume. Smackle quickly realizes that Farkle loves Riley and Maya for who they are and not because they are beautiful. Cory's teaching about the s fails to inspire Riley, Maya, Lucas and Farkle, so he assigns his class a project to research their ancestors of the time. Riley finds out about her great-grandmother Rosie McGee who kept a journal and always saw good in other people.
Lucas discovers his great-grandfather Merlin Scoggins was a country singer. He discovers that his grandfather photographed Rosie, Merlin, and a blonde named May Clutterbucket, a young woman whom Maya reluctantly reveals she is related to, because May gave up on things.
The four realize they had ancestors who all met that one afternoon, and what they learn about their s counterparts resparks their interest in history. When recording in her journal that May intends to travel to Topanga Canyon , Rosie opines that it is a nice name for something one loves; implying that, 20 years later, Rhiannon named her daughter Topanga as a result of Rosie's encounter with May.
Cory splits the class up into two fake companies. The two companies run on completely different principles, one on customer happiness and one on profits. Riley and Maya meet a businesswoman on the subway, who they first assume is a crazy lady, but when she visits them in class, they discover that she has a building named after her. The girls then make a real company, and learn that helping people is better than profits.
On Halloween, everyone must confront their greatest fears. Farkle must play baseball in gym class despite being terrified of the ball. Riley goes to a sleepover at Maya's house despite Maya constantly pointing out that Riley has never stayed for a full night before. Meanwhile, Auggie confronts the monster under his bed. In the end, they all realize that what they are afraid of may not be so frightening after all. In an effort to teach his students to remember "the forgotten", Cory assigns Riley, Maya, Lucas and Farkle their school service elective when they show a lack of respect for lunch norms.
The girls are assigned cafeteria duty and work with Geralyn Thompson, the cafeteria director, while the boys receive janitorial duty and work with janitor Harley Keiner. The four friends quickly learn that these jobs are less than glamorous, and those who do the work every day are not appreciated.
After a week of experiencing these jobs, the four become more appreciative. Riley realizes this lesson about the forgotten also extends to home, and thanks her parents for caring for her and Auggie. Graduation and Awards Night is coming up, and Riley is shocked that she has not been nominated for any awards while her friends have. When Farkle is not present to receive his award, everyone becomes concerned because he never misses class.
Suspecting that Farkle is skipping class, Riley, Maya, and Lucas learn that Farkle is being bullied by another student named Billy Ross. To help Farkle, Riley comes up with the idea to have everyone write a label on their forehead, describing their "flaw", and Billy is the only one without a label.
After the group confronts Billy over his flaw, he allows Farkle to imprint his label and apologizes to him. The group learns that everybody has something that makes them unique, and these qualities should be respected.
Cory teaches about government as the election for seventh-grade student council nears. Farkle, Riley and Lucas decide to run, but under different forms of government: Farkle as a dictator, Riley as a princess, and Lucas as a president. Soon, their friendship is put to the test when Maya begins revealing secrets from Lucas' private life, including that Lucas misses his previous home in Texas.
Riley strongly disagrees with Maya's intentions, and in the end, before the election result is announced, Riley and Maya show a video featuring two of Lucas' friends from Texas, to emphasize the importance of their friendship.
Meanwhile, Auggie's difficulty sleeping worries Topanga. They quickly realize that he is not sleeping because he wants both of his parents to be there to tuck him in at night, but they both work. On Cory and Topanga's 15th anniversary, Auggie needs a babysitter so his parents can have a date night.
Meanwhile, Riley is encouraged by Maya to rebel against her parents so they treat her more like an adult. When Riley comes home and says she wants a later curfew, and should be treated more like an adult, Auggie suggests that Riley could babysit him.
When Cory and Topanga are unable to get on the subway, they decide to return home to spy on the kids. Cory and Topanga sneak into the apartment and watch to see if Riley can make it up to Auggie. Special guest star : Herbie Hancock as himself. Cory's parents, his teenage brother Joshua, and his best friend Shawn Hunter visit for Christmas. Topanga tries to make the perfect holiday dinner to satisfy the guests, especially her mother-in-law.
Maya develops a crush on Joshua, while Riley wants to know why Shawn avoids her every time he visits. He admits that after she was born, he felt left behind because his best friend started a family, so he decided to leave New York City. When the class receives an assignment about forgiveness, Maya writes to her father in an attempt to forgive him for leaving and Riley tries to let go of the fact that Auggie destroyed something important to her. Riley, Maya, and Farkle head to Texas with Lucas, who has been entered in the bull-riding competition at the rodeo in his hometown.
It's time for the annual cheerleading tryouts, and Riley is determined to finally make the squad. Riley and Maya run into a somewhat old friend when they meet the ghost of the bay window--who just happens to be a flapper from the s. When Riley comes to the realization that her parents, Cory and Topanga, are making a positive impact in the world, she questions the impact she's making to the world.
When art and music are threatened to be cut from school, the kids have to find a creative way to convince the school board to show their value. Riley is asked to the semi-formal dance by a classmate named Charlie and is torn whether to go with him or Lucas. Meanwhile, Cory's brother Eric is paid a visit from an old friend, Jack Hunter. The kids aren't satisfied with what they've been voted "Most Likely" for in the school yearbook, and take matters into their own hands to change it.
It's Riley's turn to take the class fish home for the weekend, but it dies as soon as she gets it. Auggie suspects foul play. Uncle Eric is recruited to run for the Senate, but learns it was only because they expected him to lose. Riley and her friends rally together to help his campaign. Cory and Shawn take the girls out for a fun night, but just as Maya feels closer to Shawn, someone from his past comes back into his life and risksruining everything. Riley tells a lie so she and Maya can attend a party and must deal with the guilt of sneaking around her parents.
When Riley and Maya get into a fight, Cory enlists the help of his brother, Eric, to be a mediator. Cory, Topanga, Shawn, Riley and Maya travel to Philadelphia to dig up a time capsule that Cory, Topanga and Shawn buried 15 years ago which prompts the kids decide to create and bury one of their own.
When Lucas' old friend from Texas comes to New York, Lucas begins to wonder if New York had really changed him, and he starts to keep secrets from Riley. Riley and Lucas' classmates are curious as to what's going on with their relationship, which ultimately confuses them more than ever before. Riley and Maya are anxious to begin eighth grade and have a new teacher, that isn't Riley's father. Meanwhile, Mrs. Svorski asks Topanga to take over at the bakery. Send MSN Feedback.
How can we improve? Please give an overall site rating:. K11 Entertainment. When the class is assigned the forgiveness project, Maya has to choose whether or not she should forgive her father. Lucas is entered into the bull-riding competition back in his hometown; the gang travel to Texas with him to cheer him on.
Riley and Maya meet the Ghost of the Bay Window, a flapper girl from the s, who makes people sing and dance. Maya hurts Riley's feelings and the group learns that Riley is overly sensitive because another classmate is making fun of her.