A laidback teacher provides needed guidance about life for a special class of exceptional students.
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Complete series cast summary:
William G. Schilling ...  Dr. Harold Samuels 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Bernadette Meara 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Arvid Engen 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Darlene Merriman 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Simone Foster 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Alan Pinkard 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Eric Mardian 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Sarah Nevins 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Dennis Blunden 114 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Charlie Moore 92 episodes, 1986-1990
Tannis Vallely ...  Janice Lazarotto 69 episodes, 1986-1991
...  Maria Borges 68 episodes, 1986-1990
...  Jawaharlal Choudhury / ... 68 episodes, 1986-1990
...  T.J. Jones / ... 53 episodes, 1988-1991
...  Alex Torres 48 episodes, 1989-1991
Lara Piper ...  Viki Amory 48 episodes, 1989-1991
...  Aristotle McKenzie 48 episodes, 1989-1991
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A group of gifted high-school students are placed together into an "enrichment" class. Although brilliant, they have much to learn about each other and themselves. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Ganz große Klasse  »

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The IHP program was based on a program at Walter Reed Middle School in Los Angeles, California. Khrystyne Haje, who played Simone, was an actual graduate of the Reed IHP program. See more »

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T.J. Jones: Hey, I'm T.J.
Class: Hi, T.J.
T.J. Jones: What is this? An "AA" Meeting
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depressing with no value
20 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

Hesseman usually landed good roles, but he landed in a misfire here.

This is probably the only TV series as poor as "Welcome Back Kotter". Both are really the same show. It tries to make the dorks of the world feel good because they aren't nerds.

Like "Kotter" it's based on dehumanizing weak little kids. Nazi Germany would've loved to have this in their arsenal.

The show is supposed to be a comedy, but honestly there just isn't anything funny here. It fails miserably.

There isn't a single saving grace to this pathetic pile of trash. If the actors are good, who cares? It's so horribly written that we don't care. It falls into the "mindless boggle" group of TV series, like the one with the four girls at a boarding school, that makes you wonder why anyone would even bother putting this together.


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