Boston Public (2000–2004)

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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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 Steven Harper (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Scott Guber (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Marla Hendricks (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Marilyn Sudor (67 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Harvey Lipschultz / ... (66 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Ronnie Cooke (59 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Danny Hanson (57 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Harry Senate (49 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Lauren Davis (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
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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 »

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23 October 2000 (USA)  »

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Although Chi McBride, Anthony Heald, and Loretta Devine appeared in every episode, McBride played Steven Harper more than the latter two. He reprised the role in 2005 on an episode of "Boston Legal". The law firm represented the plaintiff in a case against Steven Harper. The episode was written in a way that people who had never seen the previous show weren't missing any details. See more »

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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 »

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Marilyn Sudor: Women are so dumb, Steven, you know that? Okay, what would you do if somebody hit you?
Steven Harper: Well, I'd like to say I'd turn the other cheek, but I'd probably hit 'em back.
Marilyn Sudor: Yeah, turning the other cheek is overrated, Steven, take it from me. She's gonna marry that guy, you know what? Screw it.
Steven Harper: You're the last person in the world I'd thought would turn bitter.
Marilyn Sudor: Oh, I'm way past bitter. He's gonna beat the hell out of her, he's gonna break her spirit again and again, and you know what? Maybe they'll have...
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Written by Dave Jay, Jim Sumner & Austin Reynolds
Performed by Soul Hooligan
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Good Show
1 July 2005 | by (THAILAND, BANGKOK) – 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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