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16 February 1991 (USA) See more »
52 episodes of this show for the teenage set were produced 1991-1993. The show takes place at Hawthorne High School with the bumbling vice principal... See more »
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Sophomoric (*grin*) but far and away, Nickolodeon's finest show. See more (6 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 20)
Rick Galloway ... Walter Patterson (23 episodes, 1991-1993)
Chris Lobban ... Kevin St. James (23 episodes, 1991-1993)
Jocelyn Steiner ... Alex Moore (23 episodes, 1991-1993)
Mike Speller ... Mr. Elliott Lippman (23 episodes, 1991-1993)
Nicholas Caruso ... Manny Barrington (16 episodes, 1992-1993)
Brock Bradley ... Grant Kelly (15 episodes, 1992-1993)

Arian Ash ... Erin Kelly (15 episodes, 1992-1993)

Kristian Truelsen ... Prescott / ... (11 episodes, 1991-1993)

Series Directed by
Adam Weissman (9 episodes, 1993)
Series Writing credits
Robert Mittenthal (25 episodes, 1991-1993)

Series Produced by
Robert Mittenthal .... executive producer / producer (2 episodes, 1991)
Series Film Editing by
Karyn Finley-Powell (1 episode, 1991)

Tom Heckbert (unknown episodes)
Karyn Finley Thompson (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Byron Taylor (1 episode, 1991)
Series Art Direction by
Mark Simon (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Colleen LaBaff .... department head hair stylist / hair stylist (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Series Production Management
Abby S. Ginsburg .... unit manager (1 episode, 1991)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mary Schmid .... assistant director / associate director (2 episodes, 1991)
Series Art Department
Ivan Carlson .... lead stagehand (1 episode, 1991)
Shawn Ellis .... stagehand (1 episode, 1991)
Denis Hamel .... prop master (1 episode, 1991)
Tony Ivory .... props (1 episode, 1991)
Kristen Norman .... outside props (1 episode, 1991)
Kristen Skula .... props assistant (1 episode, 1991)
William Waldren .... set dresser (1 episode, 1991)
Series Sound Department
Mark Schultz .... supervising sound editor / sound mixer / ... (18 episodes, 1991-1993)
Steph Eismann .... audio assistant / audio assistants (2 episodes, 1991)
Series Special Effects by
John Fortenberry .... opening sequence (1 episode, 1991)
Don St. Mars .... graphics (1 episode, 1991)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Barbara Drago .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1991)
Ken Kraus .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1991)
Series Casting Department
Michael Koegel .... casting (2 episodes, 1991)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Isabelle Arnesen .... set costumer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Series Editorial Department
Pamela B. Ginsburg .... post-production coordinator (4 episodes, 1993)
Series Music Department
Peter Lauer .... composer: theme music (2 episodes, 1991)
Series Other crew
Pamela B. Ginsburg .... production assistant (5 episodes, 1991-1993)
Elizabeth Kahan-Ledee .... production assistant / production clerk (4 episodes, 1991-1992)
Paul Tarascio .... production assistant / production associate (2 episodes, 1991)
Series Thanks
Charles Collum .... thanks (1 episode, 1991)
Lauren Gray .... thanks (1 episode, 1991)
Roseanne Lopopolo .... thanks (1 episode, 1991)
Jim Moroney .... thanks (1 episode, 1991)
Herb Scannell .... thanks (1 episode, 1991)

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30 min
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Female Teacher:Give me back my attendance records.
Male Teacher:No way, Dog Breath.
Female Teacher:Mr. Lippman! Mr.Sitcurse...
Male Teacher:[shouts] Liar, liar! Pants on fire!
Mr. Elliott Lippman:Stop it, Mr.Teensy. Holding your breath will not do you any good. Your not getting a raise.
Mr.Teensy:But I want a raise.
Mr.Teensy:I want a raise! I want a raise! I want a raise! I want a raise! I want a raise!
[throws a temper tantrum]
Mr. Elliott Lippman:[shouts] If you don't shut up,
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Sophomoric (*grin*) but far and away, Nickolodeon's finest show., 16 July 1999
Author: nikb from United States

I'm 17.

I was 10 or 11 when I started seeing this show while channel surfing, and I was pleasantly suprised with what I saw. Nickelodeon had been the home, at the time, to countless terrible shows such as "Nick Arcade" and "Fifteen". Anyway, if Nickelodeon decides to do something sane and cancel mindless tripe like "All That" and "Kenan and Kel" and replace with re-reruns of this, "Doug", "Finders Keepers" (remember this?), and "Salute Your Shorts", the next generation of 5th graders will be all too better.

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