The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G.
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 Ja'mie / ... (8 episodes, 2007)
Asolima Tauati ...
 Leon (8 episodes, 2007)
Iro Utaifeau ...
 Joseph (8 episodes, 2007)
Zach Fa'atoe ...
 Thomas (8 episodes, 2007)
Ofa Palu ...
 Ofa (8 episodes, 2007)
David Lennie ...
 Doug Peterson (8 episodes, 2007)
Kristy Barnes-Cullen ...
 Sarah Wheatley (8 episodes, 2007)
Stan Roach ...
 Rodney Parsons (8 episodes, 2007)
Elida Brereton ...
 Margaret Murray (7 episodes, 2007)
Danny Alsabbagh ...
 Toby (7 episodes, 2007)
Jessica Featherby ...
 Holly (7 episodes, 2007)
Kristie Coade ...
 Jess (7 episodes, 2007)
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 Kaitlyn (7 episodes, 2007)
Nicole Joy Tan ...
 Bec (7 episodes, 2007)
Tovia Matiasi ...
 Rocky Takalua (6 episodes, 2007)
Maude Davey ...
 Jan Palmer (6 episodes, 2007)
Sally Kingsford ...
 Ashley (6 episodes, 2007)
Ashley McLerie ...
 Keiran (4 episodes, 2007)
Kelly Dingeldei ...
 Candice (4 episodes, 2007)
Scott Louder ...
 Paul Cameron (4 episodes, 2007)
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The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G.

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Chris Lilley's Summer Heights High  »

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A Techno version of Mr. G's song 'Naughty Girl' was released onto Australian Radio in early 2008. See more »

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Jonah Takalua: Teacher's at this school are so racist. If anything goes wrong, if something goes missing they go "Jonah must have fuckin' done some shit".
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Spin-off Jonah from Tonga (2014) See more »

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Okay for a few times
13 August 2012 | by (England, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is quite an interesting spoof documentary and it does have its little moments of humour where the children misbehave and start swearing and all sorts. It's not the sort of thing that people associate with Australia, although of course trouble and distractions occur everywhere and have done since the start of time.

I find sometimes it can be quite funny where the school bullies are playing up again and just can't bring themselves round to genuinely apologising to their victims even though they do try, or do they? Some times it can be a little silly with that Ja'mie character and her friends, even though she is quite clearly played by a man and everyone can tell and it's supposed to add to the humour but to me it really dumbs it down.

Okay to watch a few times but I wouldn't rush out and buy the whole series or anything.


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