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Follows a group of teachers brought together in one of the worst public schools in the country, simply because they love teaching.

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Abbott Elementary: Smoking  Season 3, Episode 4

Things go completely to hell when one kid getting caught smoking leads to (a) realizing smoking isn't banned here, (b) the teachers are all filmed talking about all the pot/pot products/pinot grigio they consume...by a student, who of course blasts it online, (c) the requisite anti-drug presentation goes as lame as they ever do, (d) draconian mandates go down, searches happen, and teachers can't say anything but "just say no." In other news, Janine hates her sub. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Feb 22 at 4:53 PM - 6 comments

Abbott Elementary: Career Day Part 1  Season 3, Episode 1

Welcome back to a new school year. Janine's got plans. Ava's got a new outlook. We get to meet some of the people from the school district.
posted by jessamyn on Feb 8 at 7:52 PM - 8 comments

Abbott Elementary: Franklin Institute  Season 2, Episode 22

Overnight field trip, season finale. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Apr 20, 2023 at 6:58 AM - 14 comments

Abbott Elementary: Mom  Season 2, Episode 21

Janine's mom shows up. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Apr 13, 2023 at 7:47 PM - 9 comments

Abbott Elementary: Educator of the Year  Season 2, Episode 20

Gregory wins an award he doesn't think he's actually earned yet. Marvelous Geeks Media review. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Apr 6, 2023 at 4:51 PM - 6 comments

Abbott Elementary: Festival  Season 2, Episode 19

Abbott Elementary rallies together to fight the threat from Legendary Charter Schools.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Mar 16, 2023 at 3:11 PM - 13 comments

Abbott Elementary: Teacher Appreciation  Season 2, Episode 18

Janine's sister visits. Everyone gets a bunch of stuff they don't want. Everyone fights over tickets. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Mar 10, 2023 at 7:24 AM - 8 comments

Abbott Elementary: Mural Arts  Season 2, Episode 17

A mural's going to be done at the school. The charter thing comes up again. Janine tries to figure out how to break up with Maurice. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Mar 4, 2023 at 6:39 PM - 11 comments

Abbott Elementary: Teacher Conference  Season 2, Episode 16

It's teacher conference time! Also highlights the differences between people who want to do everything on vacation or at conferences (Janine, Jacob, Gregory) and those who wish to relax (Barbara, Melissa, Amber). [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Feb 24, 2023 at 5:39 AM - 10 comments

Abbott Elementary: Fire  Season 2, Episode 15

Barbara accidentally causes a fire in the break room and is super embarrassed. Ava flees almost the entire episode to hit the spa, causing Gregory to declare himself interim principal. Jacob made carrot cookies. Melissa is a "truckie" (fan of fire trucks). [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Feb 16, 2023 at 6:14 PM - 5 comments

Abbott Elementary: Valentine's Day  Season 2, Episode 14

Janine has a student secret admirer. Someone complains about Jacob teaching black history and Ava has to sit in on class. "Valentine's Day is our most confusing holiday." [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Feb 9, 2023 at 6:52 PM - 6 comments

Abbott Elementary: Fundraising  Season 2, Episode 13

It's fundraising time to take kids to the museum. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Jan 20, 2023 at 11:03 PM - 9 comments

Abbott Elementary: Fight  Season 2, Episode 12

Gregory's dad comes to visit the school. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Jan 14, 2023 at 6:32 PM - 4 comments

Abbott Elementary: Holiday Hookah  Season 2, Episode 10

Janine, Gregory and Ava arrive (separately) to a hookah bar party, while Jacob, Barbara, Melissa and the janitor party quietly...or not so quietly when Jacob runs his mouth off. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Dec 8, 2022 at 10:48 PM - 13 comments

Abbott Elementary: Sick Day  Season 2, Episode 9

After Janine eats a bad tuna sandwich, Ava is forced to substitute for her class. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Dec 1, 2022 at 10:22 PM - 8 comments

Abbott Elementary: Egg Drop  Season 1, Episode 8

The eighth grade class does an egg drop. Janine insists that the second graders do it too. Much egg splatter ensues. In other news, Barbara is disconcerted by a parent who got "Bitch" tattooed across her decolletage. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Nov 17, 2022 at 6:24 PM - 5 comments

Abbott Elementary: Attack Ad  Season 2, Episode 7

The teachers are appalled after seeing a commercial in support of charter schools criticizing Abbott Elementary; Janine and Gregory talk about Janine's relationship with Tariq. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Nov 3, 2022 at 9:42 PM - 5 comments

Abbott Elementary: Candy Zombies  Season 2, Episode 6

A student steals a bag of candy meant to be given out to the kids at the end of the day and starts distributing it during school hours; Janine is invited to a Halloween party by an old friend and starts to reconsider her personal life. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 27, 2022 at 10:41 PM - 6 comments

Abbott Elementary: Juice  Season 2, Episode 5

Janine is thrilled to help introduce a new beverage to the cafeteria, but it ends up causing unexpected consequences; Melissa clashes with her new aide, Ashley, who brings more disruption than help to the classroom. [more inside]
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 20, 2022 at 8:47 PM - 7 comments

Abbott Elementary: Principal's Office  Season 2, Episode 4

When Gregory sends a disruptive student to Principal Ava's office, he learns that the students like spending time with Ava. Meanwhile, Melissa invites Janine over so she can learn how to cook, but Janine is hoping that Melissa and her sister can reunite.
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit on Oct 13, 2022 at 11:57 PM - 4 comments

Abbott Elementary: Story Samurai  Season 2, Episode 3

A travelling storytelling troupe Jacob used to be in visits Abbott Elementary for a day of education and entertainment; Melissa struggles with the new normal of her combined second and third grade class.
posted by the primroses were over on Oct 9, 2022 at 8:45 AM - 6 comments

Abbott Elementary: Wrong Delivery  Season 2, Episode 2

Janine is determined to make Abbott Elementary look just as good as a new charter school; Gregory goes out of his way to avoid Barbara; Ava hosts an event to help decide what to do with the rest of the funds from the grant.
posted by the primroses were over on Sep 29, 2022 at 6:24 PM - 7 comments

Abbott Elementary: Development Day  Season 2, Episode 1

The teachers are back for development week, a time to prepare for the upcoming year; Janine is determined to start the year off right and leave her problems at home; Ava runs a side hustle out of the school parking lot. [more inside]
posted by the primroses were over on Sep 23, 2022 at 5:17 PM - 15 comments

Abbott Elementary: First Season  Season 1 (Full Season)

Abbott Elementary's first season has finished. (ABC renewed it for a second season.) Talk about all 13 episodes here, from Pilot to Zoo Balloon. [more inside]
posted by Monochrome on Apr 21, 2022 at 7:32 AM - 22 comments

Abbott Elementary: Light Bulb  Season 1, Episode 2

Janine takes it upon herself to fix every problem when she notices a flickering light bulb in the hallway; Gregory asks Barbara for help talking to a parent, which leads him to spend his lunch period in an unexpected way. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Jan 5, 2022 at 10:33 AM - 9 comments