Former Wall Street mogul Peter Scarbrow becomes headmaster of Mount Horizon, a progressive school for teens at risk, high in the mountains of the Northwestern United States.
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 Peter Scarbrow (22 episodes, 2000)
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 Scott Barringer (22 episodes, 2000)
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 Shelby Merrick (22 episodes, 2000)
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 Katherine Ann 'Kat' Cabot / ... (22 episodes, 2000)
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 Augusto 'Auggie' Ciceros (22 episodes, 2000)
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 Juliette Waybourne (22 episodes, 2000)
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 Ezra Friedken / ... (22 episodes, 2000)
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 Daisy Lipenowski (22 episodes, 2000)
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 Sophie Becker (17 episodes, 2000)
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Former Wall Street mogul Peter Scarbrow becomes headmaster of Mount Horizon, a progressive school for teens at risk, high in the mountains of the Northwestern United States.

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When Their Troubles Can't Be Solved, He's Their Last Chance.

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14 January 2000 (USA)  »

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Originally aired on Fridays at 9:00PM on American cable network, Fox Family, now ABC Family. Over the years, reruns of the show have aired on Encore WAM! and Canadian television network, VisionTV. See more »

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After Kat sees the blood on a shirt in Juliette's dirty laundry, she runs into the room and tears off the sleeve of Juliette's shirt. In the next shot, it's not torn, and in the following scenes when Juliette is being taken away and in the lodge it also isn't torn. (episode 11) See more »

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Juliette Waybourne: Don't you ever wish that sometimes you could just... float?
Ezra Friedkin: With or without the use of pharmaceutical aids?
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A emotional roller coaster of a show
5 July 2000 | by (Allentown, PA) – See all my reviews

Current TV shows reflecting the lives of teenagers are getting

pretty dismal and irritating because they all centralize on the

same themes of dead-end relationships and sex. "Dawson's Creek"

is a nauseous example. However, with the new hit TV drama

"Higher Ground," the genre of the teen drama is getting a new

image and personality. Hayden Christianson and Joe Lando head

this rugged show about emotional troubled teens who are sent to

a boot camp called Horizon. Their primary objectives in that one

camp is definitely not to fish, eat toasted marshmellows or to

sing songs around the campfire. Oh no. These adolescents are

sent there to encounter their inner troubles and to find a

better well being. In other words, those kids are being trained

to "straighten up and fly right."

With great dramatical performances by the cast, "Higher Ground"

is not a typical kid soap opera. This show is


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