List of Class of 3000 episodes and songs
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The following is an episode list for the Cartoon Network/MuchMusic animated series Class of 3000. It first aired on Friday, November 3, 2006, as a part of the weekly programming block Fridays. The director of all the 28 episodes is Joe Horne.
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||13||November 3, 2006||April 20, 2007|
|2||15||June 1, 2007||May 25, 2008|
Season 1 (2006–07)
|Title||Written by||Storyboarded by||Original air date||Prod.
|1–2||1–2||"Home"||Patric M. Verrone
Thomas W. Lynch and André Benjamin (story)
|Mike Bell, Don Dougherty, Kirk Hanson,
Doug McCarthy, Sebastian Montes,
and Rossen Varbanov
|November 3, 2006||101–102|
Lil' D's heart is broken and his faith is shaken when his musical idol, Sunny Bridges, and his music teacher both go missing on the same day. Joined by his music fellow student music prodigies, Li'l D decides to have a benefit concert to raise money for a new music teacher, but is unable to sell tickets. Lil' D runs into Sunny, who has quit the music business and returned to Atlanta to lay low. Lil'D and his incredulous classmates set out to convince Sunny to play at their benefit concert. Sunny rejects this proposition, but when he hears the kids play, he realizes that though he may want out of the music business, he doesn't want out of the music. He helps the kids with their concert and then agrees to become their music teacher.
Songs: "Life Without Music" and "Throwdown"
|3||3||"Peanuts! Get Yer Peanuts"||Richard NC Portofino||Kirk Hanson and Chuck Klein||November 10, 2006||103|
Sunny's first lesson teaches the kids to be musically and artistically free. When Principal Luna gives Sunny an overwhelming number of teacherly duties, including being responsible for the annual Peanut Pageant, Sunny instructs his students to use their newfound "artistic freedom" to do a production that's so free that it's a free-for-all.
Song: "Oh, Peanuts"
|4||4||"Funky Monkey"||Ed Lee||Dave Schwartz and Scooter Tidwell||November 17, 2006||105|
Intent on getting into the upperclass performance of "The Kong and I", Li'l D meets and befriends another drum prodigy- who happens to be a four hundred pound gorilla. The gorilla breaks out of the zoo to be with Lil' D, who soon finds that he is welcome in the play only if he can convince his reluctant ape friend to perform the title role.
Song: "Banana Zoo"
|5||5||"The Hunt for Red Blobtober"||Michael J. Prescott||Doug McCarthy and Rossen Varbanov||November 24, 2006||106|
The Westley kids stumble upon Sunny's old school yearbook and mistake his years in a funk band for a tour of duty as a pirate. They find a treasure map that leads to a cave where they awaken and unleash a toxic Sloppy Joe blob. Sunny himself has a connection to the blob and he and the kids must work together to save the day.
Song: "Fight the Blob"
|6||6||"Eddie's Money"||Vince Cheung and Ben Montanio||Kirk Hanson and Dan Haskett||December 1, 2006||107|
Eddie has an amazingly exorbitant birthday party, the value of which Sunny feels Eddie's not appreciating. Sunny gives him a magical compass which will lead him to his 'real' birthday gift and Lil' D convinced Eddie to embark on a trip through Atlanta to find it. Along the way, Eddie learns a life lesson that is as good as any gift Sunny could bring him.
Song: "Richer Shade of Blue"
|7||7||"The Devil and Li'l D"||Meghan McCarthy||Mike Bell and Dave Schwartz||December 15, 2006||104|
Li'l D seeks out his own music career, but things go wrong when he meets big D (who, claims the D stands for "Dereick" but is implied to stand for "Devil") whom tricks him into selling his soul away to him.
Song: "All We Want is Your Soul"
|8||8||"Brotha from the Third Rock"||David Wyatt||Lenord Robinson and Dave Schwartz||January 26, 2007||108|
Philly Phil's efforts to convince the kids that alien life exists send him on a mission into space. Returning almost immediately to Earth, he is captured and taken to Roswell, Georgia where he is mistaken by the government for an alien. Sunny and the kids take it upon themselves to save Philly Phil from his captors.
Song: "UFO Ninja"
|9||9||"Westley Side Story"||Ed Lee||Sebastian Montes and Scooter Tidwell||February 2, 2007||109|
Kim and Kam have to face their sibling rivalry, while Sunny encounters his rival from Eastley, who has his own class who are basically evil twins of Sunny's.
Song: "Kim Kam Jam"
|10||10||"Love Is in the Hair...Net"||Meghan McCarthy||Kevin Altieri and Dave Schwartz||February 9, 2007||110|
Principal Luna falls in love with the school lunch lady. Meanwhile, Madison believes Sunny to be in love with her (lunch lady), and sets them up.
Song: "Luna Love"
|11||11||"Am I Blue?"||Alison Taylor||Sebastian Montes and Lenord Robinson||February 16, 2007||111|
Preparing for a nerve-wracking all-school performance, Philly Phil's latest invention goes haywire and turns the kids (except Eddie) blue. After they perform well and become big hits, they attribute their stardom to their blue color and not their talent. Avoiding practice in favor of being 'stars', trouble sets in when the color fades and Philly Phil's machine breaks down after the Westley kids have learned their lesson.
|12||12||"Prank Yankers"||Maiya Williams||Dan Haskett and Cindy Morrow||February 23, 2007||112|
Tamika gets expelled after she gets framed for a prank her popular friends did. So, she gets her revenge by making them get caught in another prank.
Song: "Cool Kitty"
|13||13||"Mini Mentors"||Vince Cheung and Ben Montanio||Cindy Morrow and Dave Schwartz||April 20, 2007||113|
Sunny encounters a mad scientist named Dr. Nefario who tries to destroy him, while he also sets up a concert dedicated to his old mentor, who he believes has no faith in him, after their original Student-Teacher relation.
Song: "My Mentor"
Season 2 (2007–08)
|Title||Written by||Storyboarded by||Original air date||Prod.
|14||1||"Too Cool for School"||John Tchernev||Cindy Morrow and Dan Haskett||June 7, 2007||201|
Kim replaces all the "boring" teachers (excluding Sunny) with celebrities. Everything's fun at first until the celebrities start acting boring and Sunny quits.
Song: "On the Farm"
|15||2||"Nothin' to It but to Do It"||Meghan McCarthy||Ken Boyer and Bob McKnight||June 14, 2007||202|
The students are to do Sunny's chores while he relaxes at a teachers' relaxation event, in return they get to use his music studio. However, Sunny's house is out of the ordinary and doing the chores is harder than they expected.
Song: "Clean Up"
|16||3||"Free Philly"||Ed Lee||Kevin Altieri and Julian Chaney||June 21, 2007||203|
After costing his class the chance at winning various awards during Field Day, Philly Phil feels disheartened that he can't be as "normal" as his classmates. At the urging of one of his inventions, Philly Phil leaves for a science institution, much to the dismay of everyone else.
Song: "Philly Phil Come Home"
|17||4||"Tamika and the Beast"||Dave Polsky||Cindy Morrow and Dan Haskett||June 28, 2007||204|
"The Beast", an eighth grader who's the stuff of the legends, causes a stir when he charms Tamika and is suspected of vandalizing the school.
Song: "Drum Off"
|18||5||"Safety Last"||Ed Lee||Ken Boyer and Bob McKnight||July 5, 2007||205|
Eddie is to star in a Rapunzel play with Tamika, but after the Westley auditorim collapses, his parents are concerned with his safety and make major changes to the script.
|19||6||"Study Buddies"||John Tchernev||Julian Chaney and Sebastian Montes||July 12, 2007||206|
When Li'l D is forbidden to go on a field trip for failing an exam, he and Sunny become study buddies.
Song: "Study Buddies"
|20||7||"The Cure"||Meghan McCarthy||Dan Haskett, Jeff Mednikow, and Cindy Morrow||August 31, 2007||207|
Sunny catches a cold on the day before he's supposed to model at Kim's fashion show to save the rain forest, so the kids try to cure him. While Sunny is out, Principal Luna looks to get the opportunity to steal the spotlight from him.
Song: "Do your Pose"
|21–22||8–9||"The Class of 3000 Christmas
|Meghan McCarthy||Kevin Altieri, Kyle Baker, Barry Caldwell,
Dan Haskett, Sebastian Montes, and Scooter Tidwell
|November 30, 2007||208–209|
Li'l D tries to get off of Santa's naughty list just in time for Christmas.
Songs: "Gimmie Toys!", "Santa's in Trouble", and "Christmas Is Being Here Together"
|23||10||"Big Robot on Campus"||Dave Polsky||Ken Boyer, Bob McKnight, and Jeff Mednikow||December 14, 2007||210|
Philly Phil invents a robot named Brock to help him be popular, but it gets a little out of hand.
Song: "Turn of the Century"
|24||11||"Take a Hike!"||David Wyatt||Kevin Altieri and Julian Chaney||December 14, 2007||211|
Madison and Tamika get separated from the class during a camping trip.
Song: "Beauty and the Beat"
|25||12||"You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yeti"||Martin Pope||Dan Haskett and Cindy Morrow||May 25, 2008||212|
A local news station is offering a $500 reward for a picture of a Yeti rumored to be residing in Atlanta. Li'l D quickly discovers the creature is at Sunny's house. However, he makes him promise not to expose him because he had saved his life once. But when Li'l D notices the Yeti is beginning to take advantage of Sunny to the point of his being exhausted, he pulls off a scheme with the other kids to get rid of the creature without breaking his promise to Sunny.
Song: "In Search of"
|26||13||"Vote Sunny"||Randi Barnes||Ken Boyer, Jerome Eisenberg, and Robert McKnight||May 25, 2008||213|
The students intensely campaign Sunny to get him Nominated for Atlanta's Teacher of the Year. However, only one can go with him to the awards dinner. So he organizes a "musical septathlon" to determine who goes with him. However, the end result is a tie and Sunny and the kids decide no one will go with him. How will the kids live with it!?
Song: "Teacher of the Year"
|27||14||"Kam Inc."||Ed Lee and Dave Polsky||Kevin Altieri, Julian Chaney, and Scott Shaw||May 25, 2008||214|
Kam and Eddie gain a rivalry over a girl named Zelda, so they created their own company (selling cases with their face on them). But it goes out of hand.
|28||15||"Two to Tango"||Dan Fiebel and Rich Rinaldi||Dan Haskett, Jeff Mednikow, and Cindy Morrow||May 25, 2008||215|
When Sunny and Lopez fight after their respective classes pull multiple pranks on each other, things go wrong and this has an effect on the two. So, both classes must figure out a way for Sunny and Lopez to get over their hatred for each other. Series Finale
Song: "Two to Tango"
Throughout the show, the students play songs, sometimes based on how they feel. There are also instruments viewed and played by the students and others in every episode.
A November 3 Newsday article notes that:
....some creative grown-ups throw down each episode, too, providing distinctive visuals for music videos to Andre Benjamin's original songs performed by the class' kids. "Ren & Stimpy" wild-man animator John Kricfalusi and classic Parliament-Funkadelic cover artist Overton Loyd do the premiere honors, with subsequent contributions from Marvel Comics' Bill Sienkiewicz and Robotboy director Charlie Bean.
Each episode has included at least one song, and usually features a different style of music, such as blues in "Eddie's Money", and funk in "The Hunt for Red Blobtober" as well as different art types. So far, the songs that have premiered are as follows
- "Life Without Music" ("Home") – (All Styles) Life Without the Music Video – As chalk art with exaggerated features
- "Throwdown" ("Home") – (Hip-Hop) Throwdown Music Video – As normal format
- "Oh, Peanuts" ("Peanuts! Get Yer Peanuts") – (Classic Music) – A mixture of normal format + live action cardboard cutouts + a sing-along
- "We Want Your Soul" ("The Devil and Li'l D") – (Trip hop, Rock) – colored pencil cartoon marionette format
- "Banana Zoo" ("Funky Monkey") – (Hip-Hop) – As psychedelic colors with layered scenery
- "Fight the Blob" ("The Hunt for Red Blobtober") – (Funk, Military Song) – With psychedelic colors and colored pencil characters
- "Richer Shade of Blue" ("Eddie's Money") – (Blues) – Everything is a shade of blue
- "UFO Ninja" ("Brotha from the Third Rock") – (Space Music, Oriental Music) – Colored shadow puppets + silhouette of a live action karate kid
- "Kim Kam Jam" ("Westley Side Story") – (Piano jazz with Clapping Beats) – As normal format
- "Luna Love" ("Love Is in the Hair...Net") – (Latin Music, Love Song) – A mixture of the art from El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera and ¡Mucha Lucha!
- "Crayon" ("Am I Blue?") – (Neo soul, House) – As crayon drawings
- "Cool Kitty" ("Prank Yankers") – (50s–60s pop, Cool Girl Song) – As felt art
- "My Mentor" ("Mini Mentors") – (Jazz) – Pencil drawn + black and white
- "On the Farm" ("Too Cool for School") (Bluegrass)
- "Clean Up" ("Nothin' to It but to Do It") – (Smooth Jazz, Egyptian Background Music)
- "Philly Phil Come Home" ("Free Philly") – (Mid-80's hip hop) (music video)
- "Drum Off" ("Tamika and the Beast") (Drum Battle)
- "Rapunzel" ("Safety Last") (Medieval Minstrel Music)
- "Study Buddies" ("Study Buddies") (Remixed American History Music & English National Anthem)
- "Do Your Pose" ("The Cure") (Walkway Type Music, slight Jazz and Techno in background)
- "Turn of the Century" ("Big Robot on Campus") (Old-Timey Music, little bit of Techno)
- "Beauty and the Beat" ("Take a Hike!")
- "Teacher of the Year" ("Vote Sunny")
- "In Search of" ("You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yeti")
- "Treasure" ("Kam Inc.")
- "Two to Tango" ("Two to Tango")
- "Gimme Toys!" ("The Class of 3000 Christmas Special")
- "Santa's in Trouble" ("The Class of 3000 Christmas Special")
- "Christmas Is Being Here Together" ("The Class of 3000 Christmas Special")
First season CD track list
The first season CD featuring songs from the show was released July 3, 2007.
|1||"Class of 3000 Theme Song"|
|2||"Life Without Music" ("Home")|
|4||"Oh, Peanut" ("Peanuts! Get Yer Peanuts")|
|5||"All We Want Is Your Soul" ("The Devil and Li'l D")|
|6||"Banana Zoo" ("Funky Monkey")|
|7||"A Rich Shade of Blue" ("Eddie's Money")|
|8||"Fight the Blob" ("The Hunt for Red Blobtober")|
|9||"UFO Ninja" ("Brotha from the Third Rock")|
|10||"Kim Kam Jam" ("Westley Side Story")|
|11||"Luna Love" ("Love is in the Hair...Net")|
|12||"Crayon" ("Am I Blue?")|
|13||"My Mentor" ("Mini Mentors")|
|14||"Cool Kitty" ("Prank Yankers")|