School Days and Parisian Nightsuits: Every 'Freaks and Geeks' Episode, Ranked

In honor of the gone-too-soon show, we rank every episode of this cult TV classic, from good to great

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8. 'I'm With the Band'

Air Date: November 13, 1999
Lindsay gives her best Yoko Ono approximation when she becomes the sole champion of Nick's dream of becoming a professional drummer. After causing the breakup of his band, Creation, she redeems herself by finding him a better opportunity: an audition for the band Dimension (with cameos from Feig, producer/writer Gabe Sachs, and composer Mike Andrews). The trouble is that Nick is a terrible drummer — yes, even with his 29-piece drum kit. Back at school, the Geeks face their own brand of humiliation when Coach Fredricks mandates that all students must take a shower after gym class. Regardless of how embarrassed some of them (read: Sam) might be about the fact that they've yet to grow any armpit hair. He gets the last laugh, however, when he's forced to run through school naked after Alan steals his clothes and locks him out of the gym, only to see his cool factor increase when Sam's peers think he went streaking.
Best Line: "Good luck with that 29-piecer, man. Maybe some day you'll knock it up to an even 30."

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