Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? - Episode Guide

Season 1

John Zoe

Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2007

Brian Hayworth

Episode: 1x19 | Airdate: Jul 12, 2007

A 36-year old crab fisherman from San Diego, CA, hopes to reel in the big-cash-catch of his life on this atypical quiz show, which tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone; they have the opportunity to "peek," "copy" or be "saved" by real fifth-grade classmates Jacob, Alana, Spencer, Marki and Kyle as they try to determine the correct a-n-s-w-e-r and claim the top prize of $1 million on

Clay Sellers

Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: Jul 19, 2007

A 36-year-old customer service manager from Oceanside, CA, aims to please his family by scoring some cash on this atypical quiz show, which tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone; they have the opportunity to "peek," "copy" or be "saved" by real fifth-grade classmates Jacob, Alana, Spencer, Marki and Kyle as they try to determine the correct a-n-s-w-e-r and claim the top prize of $1 million.

Victor King

Episode: 1x21 | Airdate: Jul 23, 2007

A 42-year-old university attorney from Glendale, CA, puts his degrees to the test on this atypical quiz show, which tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone; they have the opportunity to "peek," "copy" or be "saved" by real fifth-grade classmates Jacob, Alana, Spencer, Marki and Kyle as they try to determine the correct a-n-s-w-e-r and claim the top prize of $1 million.

Robert Rudder

Episode: 1x22 | Airdate: Sep 6, 2007

When the bell rings for Season Two, a human resources coordinator from Los Angeles and a security consultant from Long Island, NY, head back to the classroom to test their elementary knowledge on ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? This atypical quiz show tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Monica Lewis, Tom Kresnov

Episode: 1x23 | Airdate: Sep 13, 2007

A Captain in the United States Marines from San Clemente, CA, heads back to the classroom to test his elementary knowledge on ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? This atypical quiz show tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r .

Maria Bruncar, Dylan Mack

Episode: 1x25 | Airdate: Sep 20, 2007

An Army Ranger from Ventura, CA, and a sales rep. from San Diego, CA, compete for big bucks on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Sally Royer, Mark Stith, Barry Papet

Episode: 1x26 | Airdate: Sep 21, 2007

A realtor, a loan officer and a management consultant all head back to the classroom to test their skills on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

April Kadleck, Josh Arnold

Episode: 1x27 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2007

A wedding photographer who skipped first grade and a product analyst who is a former football player test whether their myriad of talents will be enough to score them mega pocket change on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Josh Arnold, Graduation Night

Episode: 1x28 | Airdate: Sep 28, 2007

A product analyst from Pasadena, CA, and a tennis pro who majored in business head back to class on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Season 2

Katie Barbard

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Oct 4, 2007

It's time to meet the new class of 5th graders when Sierra, Mackenzie, Olivia, Cody and Nathan take their seats in the front of the class to help contestants on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Jason Ramsey

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Oct 5, 2007

An elementary school teacher and a former frat boy head back to class on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Chris Washington, Whitney Pollett

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2007

The new 5th grade class extends a helping hand on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Tony Hawk

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2007

The 5th graders use their book smarts to help professional skateboarding legend Tony Hawk as he tries to move to the head of the class and win big for his favorite charity on a special celebrity edition.

Kellie Pickler

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2007

The 5th graders extend a helping hand to AMERICAN IDOL'S Kellie Pickler, who puts on her thinking cap and plays for big bucks with proceeds going to her favorite charity on a special celebrity edition.

Tyler Van Buren, Ashley McCohn

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Nov 29, 2007

A San Diego college fraternity member tries to make the grade. Then the 5th graders extend a helping hand to a bank teller who can't pass the class but gets a second chance at cash when Wayne Brady of DON'T FORGET THE LYRICS! invites her to carry a tune and sing for money on a special crossover edition.

Pat Germano, Levi Line, Karl Schaub

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Dec 6, 2007

A fire fighter from Los Angeles, CA, and police officer from Oak Lawn, IL, test their skills on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Karl Schaub, Alan Masarsky

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Dec 13, 2007

A first-grade teacher and a medical supply salesman have a lot to prove as they face the challenge on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. Adults can get some elementary help by "peeking" or "copying" off of or being "saved" by actual 5th graders to help them graduate toward the top prize of $1 million.

Todd Greco, Jenny Hirsch

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Dec 20, 2007

A surf instructor and a fashion buyer who wants to prove that blondes have brains face the fifth-grade challenge on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Grownups again find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. However, the players are not alone. There is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. Adults can get some elementary help by "peeking" or "copying" off of or being "saved" by actual 5th graders to help them graduate toward the top prize of $1 million.

Billy Bush

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Jan 10, 2008

The 5th graders extend a helping hand to Access Hollywood's Billy Bush who will test his elementary skills and play for big bucks with proceeds going to the Lollipop Theater Network on a special celebrity edition.

Lauren Nelson, Esther Jackson

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2008

Will it be beauty or brains when 2007's Miss America Lauren Nelson plays for charity on a special celebrity edition.

Kailyn Gottfried, Travis Proffit

Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2008

Contestants on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge - as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school - have a chance to graduate toward the top prize of $1 million. Grownups find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they've already been taught, ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. The players are not alone however, they have the opportunity to get some help from real grade-schoolers, who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Season 3

Daniel & Dylan Cox, Jeri Chandler

Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Sep 12, 2008

Identical twins and a mother of quintuplets attempt to graduate toward the top prize of $1 million in this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. These contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. Players are not alone, however; there is a way for them to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r on.

September 19, 2008

Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Sep 19, 2008

A dentist grits his teeth as he endures the exam on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. These contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. Players are not alone, however; there is a way for them to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

September 26, 2008

Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Sep 26, 2008

An Ivy League graduate from Cornell heads back to the classroom on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. These contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. Players are not alone, however; there is a way for them to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

October 3, 2008

Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Oct 3, 2008

The sky's the limit when an former NASA astronaut competes for $1 million on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. These contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. Players are not alone, however; there is a way for them to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Ken Jennings

Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Oct 10, 2008

Ken Jennings, the man with the longest winning streak in "Jeopardy!" history, attempts to become the winningest game show contestant of all time when he plays for $1 million. ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5th GRADER? is the atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. These contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. Players are not alone, however; there is a way for them to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

John Tyler Hammons

Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Oct 24, 2008

The nation's youngest mayor takes center stage as he governs this atypical game show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Contestants find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. Players are not alone, however; there is a way for them to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

Dave Ellis, Lacresia Witcher

Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Oct 31, 2008

A die-hard Boston Celtics fan takes center stage in attempt to pass and slam-dunk the test on this atypical game show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. When the Celtics Dancers make a surprise appearance, concentration will be key as this contestant goes for a perfect score to win the $1 million-dollar goal. Also up for the 5th grader challenge is the reigning Miss Plus America.

Gene Simmons

Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Nov 7, 2008

Legendary KISS frontman Gene Simmons jams his way into the classroom for his charity, the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatrics AIDS Foundation. As his family looks on, Gene rocks the test and spirited fans cheer him on this atypical game show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school.

Deborah Norville, Rick Fox

Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Nov 14, 2008

Will TV news reporter Deborah Norville broadcast her skills when she hits the classroom to face an elementary school curriculum for charity? Also featured is three-time NBA champion Rick Fox attempting bring his "A" game to the classroom.

Jennie Garth

Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Nov 21, 2008

After spending some of her television life as a student, Jennie Garth of "Beverly Hills 90210" heads back to the classroom to test her grade-school skills for the American Heart Association.

Joey Chestnut

Episode: 3x20 | Airdate: Jul 3, 2009

Hot Dog Eating Champion Joey Chestnut competes for $1 million on this atypical quiz show that tests adults' lack of knowledge as revealed by how much they've forgotten since elementary school. Chestnut will answer various questions ranging from art to geography and math to social studies, and if he finds himself in need of some assistance, he will have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct answer.

Larry the Cable Guy

Episode: 3x21 | Airdate: Jul 10, 2009

Stand-up comedian and co-star of "The Blue Collar Comedy Tour," Larry the Cable Guy competes for $1 million by testing his knowledge in the subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. He is not alone, however; there is a way for him to "cheat" in this classroom. He will have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct answer.

Jack Hanna, Star Jones

Episode: 3x22 | Airdate: Jul 17, 2009

Television personality Star Jones and animal expert Jack Hanna each compete for $1 million for their charity of choice by testing their elementary school knowledge in the subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. If they are unsure of an answer they will have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct answer.

Sugar Ray Leonard

Episode: 3x23 | Airdate: Jul 24, 2009

Famed boxer Sugar Ray Leonard hooks and jabs his way through the competition to win $1 million for his charity of choice as he tests his smarts in subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. If he doesn't want to get knocked out, he can look to the real grade-schoolers to offer what they think is the correct answer.

Bethany Hamilton, Jill Finley

Episode: 3x24 | Airdate: Aug 7, 2009

After fighting for their lives, shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton and coma survivor Jill Finley compete for $1 million by testing their elementary school knowledge in the subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. If they are unsure of an answer they will have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct answer.

Shomari Johnson, Dean Cain

Episode: 3x25 | Airdate: Sep 4, 2009

Actor Dean Cain competes for $1 million for his favorite charity, The Lollipop Theater Network Inc., by testing his knowledge in elementary school subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. If he is unsure of an answer, he will have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct response.

September 11, 2009

Episode: 3x26 | Airdate: Sep 11, 2009

An extreme-sports enthusiast and a weight-loss consultant compete for $1 million by testing their elementary school knowledge in the subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. If they are unsure of an answer they will have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct answer.

George Fitzgerald Smoot III

Episode: 3x27 | Airdate: Sep 18, 2009

Astrophysicist, cosmologist and Nobel Prize winner George F. Smoot III competes for $1 million by testing his elementary school knowledge in subjects ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. If he is unsure of an answer he will have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct answer.

Season 4

Ron Ware

Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2009

Dave Mawer

Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Sep 25, 2009

Frank Cook

Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Sep 28, 2009

Nero Mak

Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Oct 2, 2009

Jane Lin

Episode: 4x29 | Airdate: Oct 13, 2009

Annie Hsu

Episode: 4x60 | Airdate: Jan 5, 2010

Mark Price

Episode: 4x65 | Airdate: Jan 12, 2010

Joby Joy

Episode: 4x67 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2010

Brian Day

Episode: 4x68 | Airdate: Jan 15, 2010

Greg Baldi

Episode: 4x69 | Airdate: Jan 18, 2010

Pia Smith

Episode: 4x81 | Airdate: Feb 3, 2010

AJ Dennis

Episode: 4x92 | Airdate: Feb 16, 2010

Aswad Ali

Episode: 4x98 | Airdate: Feb 19, 2010

Tia Grasso

Episode: 4x100 | Airdate: Feb 23, 2010

Annie Duke

Episode: 4x107 | Airdate: Mar 4, 2010

Fred Joyal

Episode: 4x113 | Airdate: Mar 12, 2010

Big Kenny

Episode: 4x124 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2010

Emily West

Episode: 4x128 | Airdate: Apr 30, 2010

Paula Deen

Episode: 4x130 | Airdate: May 4, 2010

Tom Arnold

Episode: 4x131 | Airdate: May 5, 2010

Season 5

Big Easy

Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2010

Ant

Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Sep 28, 2010

Special K

Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Sep 29, 2010

Dizzy

Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Sep 30, 2010

Ben Bolin

Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Oct 6, 2010

Keri Blunt

Episode: 5x29 | Airdate: Oct 28, 2010

Henry Graf

Episode: 5x49 | Airdate: Nov 12, 2010

Mark Curry

Episode: 5x58 | Airdate: Nov 19, 2010

Jeff Hodge

Episode: 5x64 | Airdate: Nov 26, 2010

Carl Brown

Episode: 5x82 | Airdate: Jan 12, 2011

John Bucci

Episode: 5x85 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2011

Devin Cook

Episode: 5x89 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2011

Diane Le

Episode: 5x96 | Airdate: Feb 1, 2011

Lisa Keys

Episode: 5x108 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2011

Max Aria

Episode: 5x111 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2011

Ethan Lin

Episode: 5x122 | Airdate: Feb 22, 2011

Rob Silver

Episode: 5x128 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2011

Rima Fakih

Episode: 5x133 | Airdate: Mar 3, 2011

Season 6

Tolton

Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: May 26, 2015

Briana

Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Jul 7, 2015

Jason

Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: Sep 8, 2015