"Got MLK?" - (TV-TBD)
Monday , January 23 2006 Original
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
MARTIN IS CONFRONTED WITH RACISM - Martin's (Tyler Hoechlin) friend, Alex (guest star Sam Jones III), insists to his teacher that he's going to do his "Great Americans" essay assignment on Martin Luther King, even though it was covered in the curriculum the previous week. When the teacher overhears Martin advise Alex that jeopardizing his place on the basketball team isn¿t worth fighting over Dr. King, she changes the assignment so that all students must choose a Great African American. Martin then discovers that someone has vandalized his car with racist comments and the Camden family, as well as the entire town, becomes enraged over the hate crime. Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Beverely Mitchell, David Gallagher, Mackenzie Rosman, Nikolas Brino, Lorenzo Brino and George Stults also star. The episode was directed by Joel Feigenbaum and written by Orlando Bishop, Kevin Brownridge and Damani Mangum (#212).