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Black teacher Pete Dixon tries to teach the students at Walt Whitman High to be tolerant. He is assisted by girlfriend and school counselor Liz and student teacher (later teacher) Alice. The students love him.

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James L. Brooks
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Nominated for 7 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Lloyd Haynes ...  Pete Dixon 113 episodes, 1969-1974
Denise Nicholas ...  Liz McIntyre 113 episodes, 1969-1974
Michael Constantine ...  Principal Seymour Kaufman 113 episodes, 1969-1974
Karen Valentine ...  Alice Johnson 113 episodes, 1969-1974
Heshimu Cumbuka Heshimu Cumbuka ...  Jason / ... 90 episodes, 1969-1974
David Jolliffe ...  Bernie 83 episodes, 1969-1974
Judy Strangis ...  Helen Loomis / ... 70 episodes, 1969-1974
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Storyline

Easy going American History teacher Pete Dixon, along with girlfriend Liz McIntyre, cynical principal Seymore Kaufman and idealistic English teacher Alice Johnson, confront the various issues of the day at Walt Whitman High in Los Angeles, California. Among the students are shy Alice, crazy Bernie, militant Jason and genius Richie. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Something funny's going on in Walt Whitman high. Teachers and students are stirring up a storm of comedy. Lloyd Haynes stars.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Huone 222 See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The show takes place at the fictional Walt Whitman High School. The old building at Los Angeles High School, which was used for the exterior of Walt Whitman High, collapsed in the 1971 earthquake. See more »

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Referenced in Deadly Sorority (2017) See more »

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Funny link to James L. Brooks
4 April 2007 | by grahamprussSee all my reviews

The creator James L. Books of Room 222 later became the executive producer of The Simpsons.

In episode 281 season 13 of The Simpsons (first aired: Sunday, February 24, 2002) Bart's new idol, Buck McCoy, retells his history in television. During the flashback sequence, he mentions starring in police drama during the 60s which was recast as "Room 222" upon his leaving.

This line from The Simpsons is clearly a reference to a show which James L. Brooks had created and most likely to its unfortunate obscurity.


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