Despite its title and the cast holdovers, this was not a sequel to "Angels with Dirty Faces."
Listen, Mr. Remson, I'm supposed to be mayor for one week. I know its all a joke and I haven't got any real power. But, why don't you give us kids a break? You grown-ups have been doing things your way and you've got everything all balled up. Well, ...
Martino orders the tenement fire to happen on a Saturday night, but it happens while Joy is waiting for Gabe to get home from school, which would make it a weekday.
The end title slides into view over the final shot, a rare departure from the fade-out/fade-in that was normal for that era.