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Overview

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Writer:
David E. Kelley (created by)
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
23 October 2000 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
If you thought being a student was hard... try being a teacher. See more »
Plot:
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.
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 23 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
good show...but does fox not know how to advertise? See more (87 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 244)

Chi McBride ... Steven Harper (81 episodes, 2000-2004)

Anthony Heald ... Scott Guber (81 episodes, 2000-2004)

Loretta Devine ... Marla Hendricks (81 episodes, 2000-2004)

Sharon Leal ... Marilyn Sudor (67 episodes, 2000-2004)

Fyvush Finkel ... Harvey Lipschultz / ... (66 episodes, 2000-2004)

Jeri Ryan ... Ronnie Cooke (59 episodes, 2001-2004)

Michael Rapaport ... Danny Hanson (57 episodes, 2001-2004)

Nicky Katt ... Harry Senate (49 episodes, 2000-2002)

Jessalyn Gilsig ... Lauren Davis (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
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Series Directed by
Jonathan Pontell (12 episodes, 2000-2004)
Mike Listo (11 episodes, 2001-2004)
Joe Napolitano (4 episodes, 2001-2003)
Mel Damski (3 episodes, 2000-2003)
Duane Clark (3 episodes, 2001-2003)
Sheldon Larry (3 episodes, 2001-2003)
Arlene Sanford (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Bethany Rooney (3 episodes, 2002-2004)
Michael Schultz (2 episodes, 2000-2003)
David Semel (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
Michael Zinberg (2 episodes, 2001-2004)
Elodie Keene (2 episodes, 2001-2003)
Mark Harmon (2 episodes, 2002)
Steven Robman (2 episodes, 2003)
Robert Yannetti (2 episodes, 2003)

Jeannot Szwarc (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
David E. Kelley (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
John J. Sakmar (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
Kerry Lenhart (22 episodes, 2001-2003)
Jason Katims (17 episodes, 2002-2004)
Douglas Steinberg (8 episodes, 2002-2004)
Liz Heldens (8 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kerry Ehrin (6 episodes, 2003-2004)
Alicia Martin (4 episodes, 2001-2003)
Russel Friend (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Garrett Lerner (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Karen Wyscarver (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Constance M. Burge (3 episodes, 2003)
Dan Cohn (2 episodes, 2001)

Series Produced by
Jonathan Pontell .... executive producer / co-executive producer (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Mike Listo .... co-executive producer / supervising producer (65 episodes, 2000-2004)
John J. Sakmar .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (65 episodes, 2000-2003)
Peter Burrell .... producer (59 episodes, 2001-2004)
Chuck Conway .... associate producer (59 episodes, 2001-2004)
Jason Katims .... executive producer (59 episodes, 2001-2004)
Dan Cohn .... producer (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
Jeremy Miller .... producer (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
Pamela J. Wisne .... producer (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
Douglas Steinberg .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (24 episodes, 2001-2004)
Kerry Ehrin .... consulting producer (24 episodes, 2003-2004)
Philip Carr Neel .... producer (24 episodes, 2003-2004)
Russel Friend .... supervising producer (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
Garrett Lerner .... supervising producer (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
David E. Kelley .... executive producer (13 episodes, 2000-2002)
Kerry Lenhart .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (10 episodes, 2000-2003)
Constance M. Burge .... consulting producer (9 episodes, 2003)
Liz Heldens .... co-producer / associate producer (4 episodes, 2003-2004)
Cindy Kerber .... associate producer (4 episodes, 2003-2004)
Amy Shaffer .... associate producer (4 episodes, 2003-2004)

Sean Whitesell .... co-producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Danny Lux (46 episodes, 2000-2004)
 
Series Cinematography by
Richard M. Rawlings Jr. (25 episodes, 2000-2004)
 
Series Film Editing by
Nancy Morrison (8 episodes, 2000-2004)
Lance Luckey (8 episodes, 2003-2004)
Bill Zabala (8 episodes, 2003-2004)
John A. Keris (2 episodes, 2003)

Jean Crupper (unknown episodes)
Kaja Fehr (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Laura Schiff (66 episodes, 2000-2003)
Carrie Audino (15 episodes, 2003-2004)

Janet Gilmore (unknown episodes)
Megan McConnell (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Steven Wolff (24 episodes, 2003-2004)
Paul Eads (2 episodes, 2000)

Jim Pohl (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Mindy Roffman (1 episode, 2000)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Barbara Cassel (47 episodes, 2001-2004)

Erica Rogalla (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Peter Flaherty (unknown episodes)
Michele Rede (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Michelle Keck .... key makeup artist (64 episodes, 2000-2003)
Rebecca George .... key hair stylist (58 episodes, 2001-2004)
Cheryl Eckert .... hair stylist (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Jani Kleinbard .... hair stylist (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jennifer Turchi Nigh .... makeup artist (8 episodes, 2000)
Robin Jacobs .... hair / head hair stylist / ... (3 episodes, 2000-2004)
Kathy C. King .... head makeup artist / key makeup artist / ... (3 episodes, 2003-2004)

Kelly M. Beatty .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Stacey K. Black .... additional assistant hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Erin Braus-Guth .... assistant makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Selina Jayne .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Adruitha Lee .... additional hair stylist / hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Rela Martine .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Carey Robertson .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Sharon Simon .... day checker makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Joely Upchurch .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Peter Burrell .... unit production manager / production manager (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alicia Lewis .... second second assistant director (37 episodes, 2002-2004)
Joel DeLoach .... first assistant director / second second assistant director (30 episodes, 2000-2004)
Leo Bauer .... first assistant director / second assistant director (20 episodes, 2002-2004)
Susan Carpenter .... second second assistant director (8 episodes, 2000)
Mark Avery .... second second assistant director / second assistant director (3 episodes, 2003-2004)

Kristen Brickner .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Brian 'Coach' Rosett .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Jennifer Wilkinson .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Robert Dean .... construction coordinator (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Steven Curtis Husch .... property master (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
SaraJane Bos .... on-set dresser (80 episodes, 2000-2004)
Michael A. Casey .... assistant props (66 episodes, 2000-2003)
Shelley Adajian .... set painter (59 episodes, 2001-2004)
Aaron Nadler .... art department coordinator (53 episodes, 2001-2004)
James LaBarge .... lead man (42 episodes, 2000-2002)
Ian Kay .... set property master (29 episodes, 2000-2001)
Alan Burg .... set dresser (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Ronnie Lombard .... set dresser (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Gaylene West .... props (14 episodes, 2001-2004)
Tony Chavez .... propmaker (5 episodes, 2000)
Brian McStotts .... set dresser (3 episodes, 2003)
Fritz Ebner .... leadman (3 episodes, 2004)
Jim Marchese .... lead man (2 episodes, 2003)
Mindy R. Toback .... set designer (2 episodes, 2003)

Douglas Berkeley .... set designer (unknown episodes)
Rick Chinelli .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Louise Del Araujo .... lead (unknown episodes)
Danny Ronay .... set painter (unknown episodes)
Steven M. Saylor .... set designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Russell C. Fager .... production sound mixer (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Peter Kelsey .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
David Rawlinson .... supervising sound editor (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Herbert Rawlinson .... dialogue editor (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Nello Torri .... sound re-recording mixer (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
James Bailey .... foley artist (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
Rick Hinson .... sound effects editor (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Mark Steinbeck .... additional sound mixer (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
David Hadder .... boom operator (3 episodes, 2003-2004)

Ruth Adelman .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Gary Krause .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Dave Moreno .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Robert Nichols II .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Von Varga .... utility sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
John P. Cazin .... special effects coordinator (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Joe Heffernan .... special effects foreman (37 episodes, 2002-2004)
Chris Brenczewski .... special effects technician (5 episodes, 2001-2004)

Ron Petruccione .... special effects (unknown episodes, 2001)
Elia P. Popov .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Jake Aguas .... executive producer: 3dBob Productions: main title sequence (unknown episodes, 2000)
Jason Fotter .... digital compositor: Encore Visual Effects (unknown episodes)
Craig Kuehne .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Dan Lopez .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Sean Mullen .... digital compositor: Encore Visual Effects (unknown episodes)
John Shirley .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Greg Tsadilas .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Matt von Brock .... digital artist: Encore Visual Effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Chris Daniels .... utility stunts (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Mike Washlake .... stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 2000-2001)
Mickey Cassidy .... stunts / stunt performer (3 episodes, 2002-2003)
Jayson Dumenigo .... stunts (3 episodes, 2002-2003)
Danny Downey .... stunts (2 episodes, 2002)
Jeremy Fry .... stunt double (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Tony Jefferson .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 2003)

Nick Brett .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Jeff Brockton .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Richard Burden .... stunt driver (unknown episodes)
Brycen Counts .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
Debbie Evans .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Nicola C. Hindshaw .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Kevin L. Jackson .... stunt double / stunts: gang member (unknown episodes)
Lane Leavitt .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Will Leong .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Diana R. Lupo .... stunt double: Jenny Gago (unknown episodes)
Alex Madison .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Rob Mars .... stunt double: Michael Rapaport (unknown episodes)
Lin Oeding .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Darryl Reeves .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Brett Smrz .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Hood .... camera operator / first assistant camera / ... (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Rod Robertson .... gaffer (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Michael Santoro .... rigging grip foreman (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Shannon Van Metre .... second assistant camera / camera loader (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Ryan Sirles .... grip (80 episodes, 2000-2004)
Joshua E. Smith .... lighting technician (80 episodes, 2000-2004)
Matthew Thomas Moles .... key grip (78 episodes, 2000-2004)
Christopher Crivier .... grip (58 episodes, 2001-2004)
Penny Sprague .... first assistant camera (58 episodes, 2001-2004)
Lee Schmicker .... best boy electrician (37 episodes, 2002-2004)
Wendy Schmidt .... grip (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Jimmie R. Owens .... grip (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
Egor Davidoff .... second assistant camera (10 episodes, 2000-2001)
Mike McEveety .... first assistant camera (5 episodes, 2000-2004)
Bobby Thomas .... grip (5 episodes, 2001-2002)
James M. Sterba .... additional first assistant camera (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Rory Robert Knepp .... camera operator: "a" camera / "a" camera operator (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Tony Rudenko .... video playback operator (2 episodes, 2002-2003)
Michael Dronge .... grip (2 episodes, 2003)

Paul Plannette .... first assistant camera (unknown episodes, 2002-2004)
James M. Chizmar Jr. .... grip (unknown episodes)
Dave Egerstrom .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Richard Elias .... best boy grip (unknown episodes)
Jim Marquette .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
John Joseph Minardi .... grip (unknown episodes)
Keith H. Moore .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Bob Myers .... grip (unknown episodes)
Morten Petersen .... set electrician (unknown episodes)
Michael A. Savage .... grip (unknown episodes)
Michael J. Walker .... additional camera operator (unknown episodes)
Jason Young .... rigging electrician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Carrie Audino .... casting associate (60 episodes, 2000-2003)
Sari Knight .... casting assistant (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
Vanessa Portillo .... extras casting (12 episodes, 2001)
Amanda D. Mahoney .... casting associate (3 episodes, 2003-2004)

Karen Gilman .... casting associate (unknown episodes, 2000)
Corbin Bronson .... first assistant casting director (unknown episodes)
Don Carroll .... casting associate (unknown episodes)
Sandra Kuker .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
Todd Waldman .... second assistant casting director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Zelda Lambrecht .... costumer (59 episodes, 2001-2004)
Dana Casey .... set costumer (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
Robert Bolger .... set costumer (40 episodes, 2002-2004)
Andrea Federman .... wardrobe supervisor (37 episodes, 2002-2004)
Robert Iannaccone .... costume supervisor (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Robin Prather .... costumer (15 episodes, 2002)
Rebecca Naddeau St. John .... wardrobe supervisor (3 episodes, 2003-2004)

Katie Harrold .... wardrobe (unknown episodes)
Jill Lucas .... costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Greg Faluszczak .... on-line editor (58 episodes, 2000-2004)
Dan Menchaca .... post-production coordinator (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Joe Mitacek .... post-production assistant (3 episodes, 2003-2004)

Bruce Gorman .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Cindy Kerber .... post-production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Courtney McBride .... post-production assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Brett Chapman .... music coordinator (46 episodes, 2000-2002)
Jennifer Pyken .... music supervisor (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
Thomas Newman .... composer: main theme / composer: main title theme (24 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jennifer Barak .... music editor (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kevin J. Edelman .... music supervisor (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Alexandra Patsavas .... music supervisor (3 episodes, 2003-2004)

Peter Boyer .... conductor (unknown episodes)
Andrew M. Chukerman .... vocal director (unknown episodes)
Eddie Delena .... music recordist (unknown episodes)
Michael Dittrick .... music editor (unknown episodes)
Jon Ernst .... composer: additional music (unknown episodes)
Bob Thiele Jr. .... music producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Mitch Friedman .... production driver (80 episodes, 2000-2004)
Gina August .... driver (7 episodes, 2002-2003)
Wayne Morris .... transportation coordinator (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Ed Wirth .... transportation captain (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Thomas O'Donnell .... production van driver (2 episodes, 2001)

J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car (unknown episodes)
Billy Kane .... driver: maxi-van (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Shane Birdsill .... assistant production coordinator / production assistant (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Mike Hoover .... production accountant (81 episodes, 2000-2004)
Stacey Luchs .... production associate (58 episodes, 2001-2004)
A.J. Lewis .... production assistant (51 episodes, 2000-2003)
Jennifer Williamson .... production assistant (31 episodes, 2002-2003)
David E. Kelley .... executive consultant (25 episodes, 2002-2004)
Becky Chin .... production assistant / set production assistant (24 episodes, 2000-2003)
Kristin Dewey .... assistant location manager (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Kristin McGraw .... production assistant (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Jasan Sherman .... key assistant location manager (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Matthew Pontell .... production assistant (15 episodes, 2003-2004)
Aya Tanimura .... production intern (13 episodes, 2001)
Kristina Lee .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2003)
Jessica Ball .... assistant: Jonathan Pontell (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Karly Davis .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Rick Loverd .... assistant: Jason Katims (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Todd Pfeffer .... assistant: David E. Kelley (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Gary Stanek .... location manager (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mary Wright .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jacey Johnson .... assistant accountant (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kath Lingenfelter .... script coordinator (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jennifer Menchora .... production associate (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Tracey Robinson .... production associate (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Brian Shefer .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Veronica M. Wilson .... production attorney (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Rick Silverman .... production executive (2 episodes, 2003)

Roseann M. Bonora-Keris .... production associate (unknown episodes)
Kevin Collins .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Gary DeGalla .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Jimmey Donchey .... script coordinator (unknown episodes)
Glenn Fields .... set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Mary-Rachel Foot .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
Todd Fullerton .... 24 frame video/computer engineer (unknown episodes)
Sanford Golden .... assistant to writer (unknown episodes)
Marta Goldstein .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Nicholas Harvell .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Paul S. Henning .... piano coach (unknown episodes)
Michelle Kennedy .... advisor: aquatic therapy (unknown episodes)
Tiffany Noel Kinder .... key assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Judy Malinoski .... first aid / nurse (unknown episodes)
Dan Menchaca .... assistant: Jonathan Pontell (unknown episodes)
Amy Shaffer .... assistant: Mike Listo (unknown episodes)
Elisa Todd .... production executive (unknown episodes)
Gaelle Warner .... assistant accountant (unknown episodes)
Ben Woodard .... production assistant: second unit (unknown episodes)
Karen Wyscarver .... script coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
60 min (81 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Guber's name is derivative of the Latin word "gubernare," which means "to control, to govern, to restrain, to rule."See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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 »
Quotes:
Marla Hendricks:A good man, a good principle would be sensitive to that.
Steven Harper:I'm not.
Marla Hendricks:You're a fat, bald, grump, that's why.
See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Song of JoySee more »

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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
good show...but does fox not know how to advertise?, 13 December 2000
Author: Joshua Bozeman from Evansville, Indiana

Ok. I think FOX has to be one of the worst networks on television when it comes to advertising! Before this show premiered, FOX hyped this show a lot, and all of the previews basically made it look like a slapstick comedy that was nothing but laughs. I didn't watch it because of that. I thought it would be too silly. I watched one episode this week, and I must say, I love this show. The characters, from what I saw, are deep and complicated, and the storyline is brilliant. In the previews for this show, they showed the teacher talking about the girl not wearing a bra, and talking about her breasts. This is where I think FOX went wrong, because the show is not like that at all. I think it was a cheap ploy to get people to watch, stupid tho, because the show is better than what they tried to make it out to be. 9.5/10 Definitely.

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