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Abbott Elementary Season 1

Abbott Elementary Season 1


In an effort to help kids succeed in spite of the odds, a group of committed, passionate teachers and a principal who is partially deaf have come together at a public school in Philadelphia. Even if they disagree with the school district's less-than-stellar teaching methodology, these excellent public employees like their employment despite being understaffed and underfunded.

air date

December. 07,2021

production companies

Warner Bros. Television, 20th Television, Delicious Non-Sequitur

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Season 1

Abbott Elementary Season 1 Episode Guide


S1 E1 Pilot

Dec. 07,2021

When the staff relates their needs, Principal Ava presents alternative options.

Light Bulb

S1 E2 Light Bulb

Jan. 04,2022

Janine takes it upon herself to fix every problem when she notices a flicking 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.


S1 E3 Wishlist

Jan. 11,2022

The teachers to ask the local community for new school supplies. Janine takes to TikTok and with Ava’s assistance, her video is a success and goes viral. Janine encourages Gregory to decorate his classroom.

New Tech

S1 E4 New Tech

Jan. 18,2022

When a new computer program is introduced at Abbott, Janine is excited to finally help Barbara with something. Barbara is reluctant to accept change and finds herself in a tricky situation. Melissa surprises Jacob.

Student Transfer

S1 E5 Student Transfer

Jan. 25,2022

After a negative teacher review, Janine gets a confidence boost when a student gets transferred from Melissa's class into hers. Jacob tries to forge a friendship with an uninterested Gregory.

Gifted Program

S1 E6 Gifted Program

Feb. 01,2022

Janine convinces Ava to start a gifted program at Abbott led by Jacob. However, when some students begin to feel left out, Gregory and Janine put their heads together and come up with a solution. Elsewhere, Barbara pushes a hesitant Melissa to start dating again.

Art Teacher

S1 E7 Art Teacher

Feb. 08,2022

When the school’s art teacher retires, Janine is thrilled when the replacement ends up being her best friend from college, but things quickly turn sour when Sahar gets in the way of Melissa’s class traditions. Meanwhile, Jacob and Barbara bond over their love for gardening and decide to start a school garden; but when it turns out they don’t know how to successfully grow anything, Gregory secretly gets involved to fix all of their mistakes

Work Family

S1 E8 Work Family

Feb. 15,2022

After Jacob reveals a detail about his personal life, Janine realizes she doesn't know the other teachers as well as she thought; Gregory's stern teaching approach is causing his whole class to underperform.

Step Class

S1 E9 Step Class

Feb. 22,2022

Janine is thrilled when Ava asks to help her teach the after-school step class, but the two don’t see eye to eye on how to run the program. Later, when Barbara, Melissa and Jacob plan an “eat-off” to decide who makes the best pizza in Philadelphia, Gregory is forced to reveal a secret

Open House

S1 E10 Open House

Mar. 22,2022

It’s Open House night at Abbott Elementary, and while Janine prepares to meet her struggling student’s mother, the rest of the faculty uses the time to relax. Gregory is taken aback when he learns how Ava got the principal job, and later, Barbara’s daughter’s visit creates a commotion in more ways than one when


S1 E11 Desking

Mar. 29,2022

When the students start participating in a new online trend that causes disruption to the school, the teachers band together to put an end to it. Meanwhile, Mr. Johnson provides comforting life advice to Gregory; and later, the teachers finally meet Jacob’s boyfriend, Zach, who joins in to help stop the students “desking.”

Ava vs. Superintendent

S1 E12 Ava vs. Superintendent

Apr. 05,2022

With the school board threatening to pull their funds, Janine and Gregory decide to help Ava out with her presentation in front of the Superintendent. However, their plan is derailed when a curveball is thrown at Ava. Meanwhile, Barbara offends Melissa when she doesn’t agree with her blackmail idea.

Zoo Balloon

S1 E13 Zoo Balloon

Apr. 12,2022

While on Abbott's annual zoo field trip, Tariq reveals that he has been offered a job in New York; Janine struggles with a big choice; Barbara starts questioning her future after finding out her favorite tuatara has been retired because of old age.

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Cast of Abbott Elementary Season 1

Quinta Brunson

Janine Teagues

Tyler James Williams

Gregory Eddie

Lisa Ann Walter

Melissa Schemmenti

Sheryl Lee Ralph

Barbara Howard

Chris Perfetti

Jacob Hill

Janelle James

Ava Coleman

William Stanford Davis

Mr. Johnson