List of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper episodes

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper is an American television sitcom that starred Mark Curry as the titular character, a NBA player-turned-substitute teacher/gym coach (and later basketball coach). Holly Robinson played his roommate Vanessa. The show ran for five seasons from 1992 to 1997 on ABC, airing a total of 101 episodes.

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRating
First airedLast aired
122September 22, 1992 (1992-09-22)May 25, 1993 (1993-05-25)1614.6
(Tied with The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and The Jackie Thomas Show)
222September 24, 1993 (1993-09-24)May 20, 1994 (1994-05-20)N/AN/A
322September 23, 1994 (1994-09-23)May 12, 1995 (1995-05-12)N/AN/A
422September 15, 1995 (1995-09-15)May 10, 1996 (1996-05-10)N/AN/A
513June 21, 1997 (1997-06-21)August 30, 1997 (1997-08-30)N/AN/A
Broadcast History
[1]
  • September 1992–July 1993, ABC Tuesday 8:30–9:00
  • August 1993–September 1993, ABC Friday 8:30–9:00
  • September 1993–March 1994, ABC Friday 9:30–10:00
  • May 1994–August 1996, ABC Friday 9:30–10:00
  • June 1997–August 1997, ABC Saturday 8:30–9:00
  • August 1997, ABC Friday 9:30–10:00


EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (1992–1993)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"The Presentation"Joel ZwickJeff FranklinSeptember 22, 1992 (1992-09-22)
Mark Cooper is hired as a substitute teacher and his roommate Robin teaches him how to control his students. Alan Thicke guest stars as Jason Seaver from Growing Pains, who gives Mark the Seaver home following the end of Pains.
22"Hangin' with Michelle"Joel ZwickJeff FranklinSeptember 29, 1992 (1992-09-29)
Michelle Tanner (Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) from Full House takes care of Mark when he hurts himself substituting for her class. John Stamos makes an uncredited appearance as Uncle Jesse.
33"On the Rebound"Jeff MelmanYvette Lee Bowser and Clay GrahamOctober 6, 1992 (1992-10-06)
Mark's old flame comes back to town and reignites their passion.
44"Please Pass the Jock"Jeff MelmanJeff Astrof and Mike SikowitzOctober 20, 1992 (1992-10-20)
Mark helps a student basketball player pass an algebra test.
55"Cheers"Jeff MelmanJoe ToplynOctober 27, 1992 (1992-10-27)
Mark asks Vanessa to help train a team of untalented cheerleaders.
66"Warriors (Part 1)"Jeff MelmanStory by : Jeff Franklin and Leo J. Lawrence
Teleplay by : Leo J. Lawrence
November 10, 1992 (1992-11-10)
Mark is offered a contract to play for a professional basketball team after getting a permanent teaching job as a basketball coach.
77"Warriors (Part 2)"Jeff MelmanStory by : Jeff Franklin
Teleplay by : Alan Eisenstock and Larry Mintz
November 17, 1992 (1992-11-17)
Mark is given a temporary contract to play professional basketball with the Warriors, but must play guard against Charles Barkley.
88"Torn Between Two Teachers"Jeff MelmanJeff Astrof and Mike SikowitzNovember 24, 1992 (1992-11-24)
Andre must choose between basketball and music.
99"My Dinner with Mark"Jeff MelmanKevin AbbottDecember 1, 1992 (1992-12-01)
Vanessa's boss gets stranded at an airport, so Mark must pretend to be him for a meeting with a businesswoman.
1010"Miracle in Oaktown"Jeff MelmanYvette Lee BowserDecember 15, 1992 (1992-12-15)
Mark helps a boy's Christmas wish come true while playing Santa Claus.
1111"Unforgettable"Jeff MelmanMichael Dinwiddie and ImaniJanuary 5, 1993 (1993-01-05)
Mark helps Robin settle an argument with her father. Saundra Quarterman who played one of the club patrons would join the cast the next season as Mark's cousin Geneva Lee.
1212"In Vanessa We Trust"Tony SingletaryKevin Abbott and Clay GrahamJanuary 12, 1993 (1993-01-12)
Mark, Vanessa and Robin try to buy their own apartment when their landlord dies. First appearance of Marquise Wilson as Tyler Foster.
1313"Forbidden Fruit"Tony SingletaryNeil LebowitzJanuary 19, 1993 (1993-01-19)
Mark dates an attractive schoolteacher whose father happens to be Coach Ricketts.
1414"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"Tony SingletaryStory by : Danny Kallis
Teleplay by : Kevin Abbott and Clay Graham
February 2, 1993 (1993-02-02)
Mark gets promoted to an executive position when takes a temporary job in an office mail room.
1515"Valentine's Day Massacre"Tony SingletaryStory by : Jeff Franklin and Leo J. Lawrence
Teleplay by : Leo J. Lawrence
February 9, 1993 (1993-02-09)
On Valentine's Day, Robin and Vanessa win dates with handsome bachelors on a game show while Mark spends the day at home.
1616"Boyz in the Woodz"Tony SingletaryCalvin Brown, Jr.February 16, 1993 (1993-02-16)
Mark, Vanessa and Robin go on a camping trip with a group of high school students.
1717"Boys Don't Leave"Tony SingletaryJeff FranklinFebruary 23, 1993 (1993-02-23)
Tyler wants to move in with Mark, Vanessa and Robin out of jealousy for his parents' new baby.
1818"The Unteachables"Tony SingletaryJeff Astrof and Mike SikowitzMarch 2, 1993 (1993-03-02)
Coach Ricketts bets that Mark can't teach history to a group of a lazy students.
1919"Piano Lesson"Tony SingletaryGary HardwickMarch 16, 1993 (1993-03-16)
Robin feels neglected when Mark and Vanessa become close.
2020"P.M.S.: Post Moving-in Syndrome"Joel ZwickYvette Lee BowserApril 6, 1993 (1993-04-06)
Mark, Robin and Vanessa learn to share the responsibilities of living together.
2121"A Moving Experience"Tony SingletaryJeff FranklinMay 11, 1993 (1993-05-11)
Trey talks Mark into being roommates in an apartment building full of beautiful women and wild parties.
2222"Livin' a Large Lie"Tony SingletaryJeff Franklin and Leilani DownerMay 25, 1993 (1993-05-25)

Mark asks Robin and Vanessa to be his servants in an effort to impress his visiting grandmother.

Note: Final appearance of Dawnn Lewis as Robin Dumars.

Season 2 (1993–1994)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
231"Baby Love"September 24, 1993 (1993-09-24)
Note: First appearances of Raven Symone as Nicole Lee and Saundra Quarterman as Geneva Lee; Marquise Wilson was also promoted to main cast in season 2.
242"Slumber Party"October 1, 1993 (1993-10-01)
253"School's a Drag"October 8, 1993 (1993-10-08)
Note: First appearance of Nell Carter as P.J. Moore.
264"Limpin' Lizards"October 15, 1993 (1993-10-15)
275"Free at Last"October 22, 1993 (1993-10-22)
286"Father Fairest"October 29, 1993 (1993-10-29)
297"The Goodbye Girl"November 5, 1993 (1993-11-05)
308"Seoul Shake"November 12, 1993 (1993-11-12)
319"The Prince of Soul"November 19, 1993 (1993-11-19)
3210"Air Cooper"November 26, 1993 (1993-11-26)
3311"Santa's Got a Brand New Bag"December 10, 1993 (1993-12-10)
3412"Private School"December 17, 1993 (1993-12-17)
3513"For Whom the Heck the Bell Tolls"January 7, 1994 (1994-01-07)
3614"It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To"January 21, 1994 (1994-01-21)
3715"The Courtship of Mark Cooper"January 28, 1994 (1994-01-28)
3816"Wedding Bell Blues"February 4, 1994 (1994-02-04)
3917"Truth or Consequences"February 11, 1994 (1994-02-11)
4018"Trading Places"February 18, 1994 (1994-02-18)
4119"Pros and Convicts"March 4, 1994 (1994-03-04)
4220"Double Cheeseburger, Hold the Diploma"March 18, 1994 (1994-03-18)
4321"Groom and Doom"May 13, 1994 (1994-05-13)
4422"Hangin' with Mrs. Cooper"May 20, 1994 (1994-05-20)

Season 3 (1994–1995)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
451"Call Me Irresponsible"September 23, 1994 (1994-09-23)
462"My Bodyguard"September 30, 1994 (1994-09-30)
473"Between Friends"October 7, 1994 (1994-10-07)
484"He Said, She Said"October 14, 1994 (1994-10-14)
495"Matinee"October 21, 1994 (1994-10-21)
506"Mo' Money"October 28, 1994 (1994-10-28)
517"Instant Replay"November 4, 1994 (1994-11-04)
528"House Guest"November 11, 1994 (1994-11-11)
539"My Achy Breaky Back"November 18, 1994 (1994-11-18)
5410"True Romance"November 25, 1994 (1994-11-25)
5511"Clothes Make the Man"December 2, 1994 (1994-12-02)
5612"Christmas Show"December 16, 1994 (1994-12-16)
5713"Coach"January 6, 1995 (1995-01-06)
5814"One is the Loneliest Number"January 13, 1995 (1995-01-13)
5915"True Lies"January 27, 1995 (1995-01-27)
6016"The Ringer"February 3, 1995 (1995-02-03)
6117"Down in the Dumps"February 10, 1995 (1995-02-10)
6218"Hero"February 17, 1995 (1995-02-17)
6319"Here Comes the Groom"February 24, 1995 (1995-02-24)
6420"The Matchmaker"April 28, 1995 (1995-04-28)
6521"Guys' Night Out"May 5, 1995 (1995-05-05)
6622"High Hopes"May 12, 1995 (1995-05-12)
Note: Final appearance of Nell Carter as P.J. Moore.

Season 4 (1995–1996)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
671"Together Again"September 22, 1995 (1995-09-22)
Note: Omar Gooding is promoted to main cast in season 4.
682"It's a Matter of Principal"September 29, 1995 (1995-09-29)
693"R.O.T.C."October 13, 1995 (1995-10-13)
704"E.R."October 20, 1995 (1995-10-20)
715"Halloween"October 27, 1995 (1995-10-27)
726"Ghost in the Machine"November 3, 1995 (1995-11-03)
737"Waterworld"November 10, 1995 (1995-11-10)
748"I Remember Grandpa"November 17, 1995 (1995-11-17)
759"R.E.S.P.E.C.T."December 1, 1995 (1995-12-01)
7610"The Great Pretender"December 8, 1995 (1995-12-08)
7711"Christmas '95"December 15, 1995 (1995-12-15)
7812"Increase the Peace"January 5, 1996 (1996-01-05)
7913"Robo Golf"January 12, 1996 (1996-01-12)
8014"Coach Counselor"January 19, 1996 (1996-01-19)
8115"Talent Show"February 2, 1996 (1996-02-02)
8216"Globetrotters"February 9, 1996 (1996-02-09)
8317"Rivals"February 16, 1996 (1996-02-16)
8418"The Curse"February 23, 1996 (1996-02-23)
8519"Grumpy Old Man"March 8, 1996 (1996-03-08)
8620"True Confessions"April 26, 1996 (1996-04-26)
8721"Breaking Up is Hard to Do"May 3, 1996 (1996-05-03)
8822"Will She or Won't She?"May 10, 1996 (1996-05-10)
Note: After this episode, the show went on a year-long hiatus.

Season 5 (1997)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
891"The Ring"June 21, 1997 (1997-06-21)
902"Please Don't Go"June 28, 1997 (1997-06-28)
913"The In-Laws"July 5, 1997 (1997-07-05)
924"Security"July 12, 1997 (1997-07-12)
935"The Spa"July 19, 1997 (1997-07-19)
946"The Dance"August 2, 1997 (1997-08-02)
957"One on One"August 9, 1997 (1997-08-09)
968"The Swami"August 15, 1997 (1997-08-15)
979"The Argument"August 16, 1997 (1997-08-16)
9810"Lifesaver"August 22, 1997 (1997-08-22)
9911"The Idol"August 23, 1997 (1997-08-23)
10012"Party, Party"August 29, 1997 (1997-08-29)
10113"Getting Personal"August 30, 1997 (1997-08-30)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present (Ninth Edition). Ballantine Books. p. 577. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.

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