Black teacher Pete Dixon tries to teach the students at Walt Whitman High to be tolerant. He is assisted by girlfriend and school counselor Liz and student teacher (later teacher) Alice. The students love him.

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 Pete Dixon (113 episodes, 1969-1974)
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 Liz McIntyre (113 episodes, 1969-1974)
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 Principal Seymour Kaufman (113 episodes, 1969-1974)
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 Alice Johnson (113 episodes, 1969-1974)
Heshimu Cumbuka ...
 Jason / ... (90 episodes, 1969-1974)
David Jolliffe ...
 Bernie (83 episodes, 1969-1974)
Judy Strangis ...
 Helen Loomis / ... (70 episodes, 1969-1974)
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Easy going American History teacher Pete Dixon, along with girlfriend Liz McIntyre, cynical principal Seymore Kaufman and idealistic English teacher Alice Johnson, confront the various issues of the day at Walt Whitman High in Los Angeles, California. Among the students are shy Alice, crazy Bernie, militant Jason and genius Richie. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Something funny's going on in Walt Whitman high. Teachers and students are stirring up a storm of comedy. Lloyd Haynes stars.

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17 September 1969 (USA)  »

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The show takes place at the fictional Walt Whitman High School. The old building at Los Angeles High School, which was used for the exterior of Walt Whitman High, collapsed in the 1971 earthquake. See more »

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Referenced in Mary Tyler Moore: Room 223 (1971) See more »

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Why not more shows like Room 222
16 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I agree with all of the positive comments posted for this show... But, I really do not understand why ---- with all of the fluff that is being released on DVD .... this is not...

Many very important shows, that served the purpose of giving guidance, dealing with life's problems and giving the viewer a conscious... have not been released on DVD and appear absolutely no where (cable or regular TV) in re-runs...

Why is there no demand for shows like this? Like Family, Eight is enough, LA Law, Lou Grant etc... Why is it, that you go to sites, that are taking votes, as to what you would like to see released on DVD... and most of the "values" programs are completely forgotten....

We can see fluff anywhere... why not vote for something important... that could help set humanity straight... Before we all go into the toilet...

Thank you for giving this your time....


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