In 1980, in the Michigan state of the USA, a group of high school students face various social struggles. A shy teenage girl and "Brainiac", Lindsay Weir, wants to rebel, and she begins hanging out with a bunch of slackers. Her geeky freshman brother, Sam, and his two other geeky friends, Bill and Neal, are targeted by a bully.
|Recurring cast||Guest stars|
|"Runnin' with the Devil"||Van Halen||Van Halen||1978|
|"I'm Alright"||Kenny Loggins||Kenny Loggins Alive||1980|
|"Renegade"||Styx||Pieces of Eight||1978|
|"Come Sail Away"||Styx||The Grand Illusion||1977|
|1: Pilot - 2: Beers and Weirs - 3: Tricks and Treats - 4: Kim Kelly Is My Friend - 5: Tests and Breasts - 6: I'm with the Band - 7: Carded and Discarded - 8: Girlfriends and Boyfriends - 9: We've Got Spirit - 10: The Diary - 11: Looks and Books - 12: The Garage Door - 13: Chokin' and Tokin' - 14: Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers - 15: Noshing and Moshing - 16: Smooching and Mooching - 17: The Little Things - 18: Discos and Dragons|