Jamal convinces Chris to have a party and drive his father's car after Chris reveals that his parents forgot his birthday.However it is the complete opposite when they return home with a birthday celebration on their mind.
When Chris' mom learns Manhattan High does not have a Music Department because of lack of money, she vows to throw a fundraiser at the Anderson home when she had already promised Chris that they would go to a concert on the same evening which makes Chris feel hurt and angry.
He goes to great lengths to sabotage the event including ruining Jamal's musical act which results in a fallout with his mom.
In the end both Chris and Mrs Anderson talk and she promises that nothing will ever get in the way of their relationship.
Shakespeare in the Park is playing the same time as Chris's Knicks and Lakers game.
The rap and R&B-infused theme included a chorus, "C-I-T-Y you can see why, these guys, the neat guys, smart and streetwise," which repeating twice consecutively during the beginning, middle and near the end of the song.
The series opens with the arrival of Jamal Grant and Chris Anderson at Manny High School.
The boys and their friends – overachiever Dawn Tartikoff (Caitlin Mowrey), slick guy Al Ramos (Dion Basco), aspiring actress Cassidy Giuliani (Marissa Dyan) and dimwitted bully-turned-friend (who was held back six grades) Lionel "L-Train" Johnson (Steven Daniel) – dealt with the typical teen issues, such as cheating on tests, peer pressure, racism, and dealing with school violence.
The theme song for "City Guys" was written by Joey Schwartz, Eric Swerdloff and Michael Muta-Ali Muhammad and composed by Joey Schwartz (who also composed the incidental music used to denote scene changes and breaks in the program).
i just started my first year of college and it's the worst thing that ever happened to me.