Young Americans (2000– )

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This series portrays life at Rawley Summer Academy, an elite school in Connecticut where boys with a bright Ivy League future spend the summer industriously in classes and rowing training ... See full summary »

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 Scout Calhoun (8 episodes, 2000)
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 Jacqueline 'Jake' Pratt (8 episodes, 2000)
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 Bella Banks (8 episodes, 2000)
Rodney Scott ...
 William 'Will' Krudski (8 episodes, 2000)
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 Hamilton Fleming (8 episodes, 2000)
Benjamin Gravitt ...
 Extra (8 episodes, 2000)
Rylie J. Neale ...
 Bella's Friend (8 episodes, 2000)
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 Finn (8 episodes, 2000)
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 Sean McGrail (5 episodes, 2000)
Deborah Hazlett ...
 Susan Krudski (4 episodes, 2000)
Jason Sweet ...
 Mark Johnson (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Grace Banks (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Gregor Ryder (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Rawley Girl (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Brian Krudski (2 episodes, 2000)
Cyndi Johnson ...
 Paige Bennett (2 episodes, 2000)
Kathleen Bridget Kelly ...
 Kate Fleming (2 episodes, 2000)
Naomi Kline ...
 Lena (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Caroline Busse (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Charlie (2 episodes, 2000)
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This series portrays life at Rawley Summer Academy, an elite school in Connecticut where boys with a bright Ivy League future spend the summer industriously in classes and rowing training on the lake. It's mainly told from the viewpoint of Will Krudski, a gifted, genuinely inquisitive student and future writer, who feels guilty having cheated at the entry exams. His roommate, Scout Calhoun, is a school legacy who makes an effort to become friendly with some underprivileged local kids and falls in love with the daughter of a garage owner who turns out to be family. Most of his classmates are golden spoon boys, but still have their problems, among each-other, at home and sometimes with the locals. Actually Jacqueline 'Jake' Pratt is a girl pretending to be a boy as the only way to get in, causing great confusion for Hamilton, the school dean's son, who begins to fall for her. Written by KGF Vissers

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I wish they had kept this one
31 March 2003 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This was such a great show on the WB. The intricate and fun story script and the excellent acting made the show worth keeping. I watched this show from beginning to end. 10 times better than any Dawson's Creek drama. Too bad they didn't continue...I would have definitely watched.


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