Editors’ Note: As our love for spin-off series Girl Meets World grows, John Hanlon recaps the original series that ran from 1993 to 2000, reminding us why we fell in love with Cory Matthews, Topanga Lawrence, and Shawn Hunter in the first place.
Season 1 | Episode 19 | “Kid Gloves” | Aired Mar 25, 1994
What do a tennis racket, a Barbie doll taped to a brick, and a stingray have in common? If you guessed that they can all be found at the bottom of a YMCA pool in Philadelphia, you would be absolutely right. At least, those are the items found at the bottom of the pool when Cory dives into it late at night during episode 19 of Boy Meets World.
In this episode, Mr. Feeny offers the students a variety of extracurricular activities that the Philadelphia Board of Education has approved for the city’s students. Both Cory and Shawn are actually excited by one of the options: scuba diving.
The duo is ready to get started, and Topanga—wearing a one-piece that neither of the two boys can mock (hormones!)—and Minkus are along for the scuba class.Read More