The lives of 10 faculty members at a high school in Boston, Mass. weave in and out of dealing with trouble-makers, having a personal life, and keeping sanity.


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Series cast summary:
 Harvey Lipschultz 66 episodes, 2000-2004
 Ronnie Cooke 59 episodes, 2001-2004
 Danny Hanson 57 episodes, 2001-2004
 Harry Senate 49 episodes, 2000-2002
 Lauren Davis 44 episodes, 2000-2002


The lives of 10 faculty members at a high school in Boston, Mass. weave in and out of dealing with trouble-makers, having a personal life, and keeping sanity.

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Every day is a fight. For respect. For dignity. For sanity. See more »


Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

23 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Käytäväpeliä  »

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(81 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The character of Lauren Davis was originally created with Lauren Holly in mind for the role; hence the first name. See more »


In her introductory episode, the character of Kimberly Woods claims she is teaching at the high school as part of the "Teach for America" program. Boston is not currently a city where "Teach for America" operates. It is being considered as an addition, but it is not in the program at the time the episode aired. See more »


[repeated line]
Mrs. Parks: SMELL this shoe!
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Spoofed in Not Another Teen Movie (2001) See more »


Song of Joy
(English version of "Freude schöner Götterfunken")
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven from "Sinfonie Nr 9 in d, op. 125"
Episode: {unknown}
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Good Show
1 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

Many people might find this is an offensive series especially toward teacher and condemn it as bad show. But what ever it is, I really like this show. It is so intense, emotional, alright acting, and the keep on changing cast make it not boring.

Yes, I agreed some stuff is offensive, but the series is too good to miss. Each week the faculty faces different problem (some of the stuff I highly doubted) but it is still fun to watch it.

What I really like is how the story of the teachers tried to deal with the everyday problem in school and put their personal life into it. (though it not happen in real life but still nice to see it).

Anyway, it was kind of sad to see it got cancel cause it got low rating, but at least it was still in its prime to me.

Recommendation: Yes, it is a pretty good relationship series.

Rating: 7.5/10 (Grade: B)

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