To B or Not to Be is the second episode of the second season in this television sitcom on Step by Step, that originally aired from ABC on September 25, 1992. It was directed by Joel Zwick and written by Meredith Siler.
J.T. has a test coming up at school on Shakespeare. So Carol convinces Frank to help J.T. study. Frank and J.T. first try a tape but that gets lost. They soon discover it's all about sex and violence, and stay up all night studying. In the morning, J.T. is sure the test will be easy, because of his studying; however, J.T. receives a bad grade. Carol and Frank talk to his teacher ( Pat Crawford Brown) and discover that she gave J.T. a bad grade because she thought he would not know the material because he is a jock. Carol is infuriated, and makes the teacher sit down and re-grade his test. He gets a B+. Mark and Al don't appreciate their new materials subjects.