The Wilson family arrives in Beverly Hills, after Harrison "Harry" Wilson takes a job as the principal at West Beverly High School, while his children, Annie and Dixon, attend the school during their first week much to the awkward circumstances of their father watching over them, while Harry and his photographer wife, Debbie, also keep a close eye on Harry's washed-up, alcoholic, actress mother, Tabitha. For Annie and Dixon, the school is one big culture shock for Annie, a sweet and friendly girl with a passion for the theater, and Dixon, a star athlete and scholar who was adopted by the Wilson family after they took him in as a foster child. Annie and Dixon have a close sibling relationship, which they'll need to help them cope with all the new cliques and classmates, including Naomi Clark, a hot and stereotypical spoiled rich girl who believes that money buys everything; Ethan Ward, Annie's former boyfriend from Kansas who's now Naomi's boyfriend, and a popular lacrosse star whose ... Written by
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was originally signed on reprise her role as Donna Martin-Silver for the pilot. However, Spelling dropped out for several reasons, including conflicts over reaching a salary agreement and recently giving birth to her daughter right before filming began. See more
In the opening sequence, during the shots of Dixon in the van, you can see that the sliding door beside him is not properly closed as they are supposed to be driving down the highway. See more
Dixon, how about a new phrase like "this bites" or "this blows"? because you've been saying "this sucks" for the last 1,500 miles.
'Cause it sucks.
References The Wizard of Oz
Whee Doggie Banjo Bit
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