Teen soap musical about the students and teachers of the Cordell Hull High, a hip, urban, racially-mixed high school. Breakdancing rap group the Hull High Devils serves as the modern version of the Greek chorus in the show.


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Complete series cast summary:
Will Lyman ...  John Deerborn 9 episodes, 1990
Nancy Valen ...  Donna Breedlove 9 episodes, 1990
Mark Ballou Mark Ballou ...  Mark Fuller 9 episodes, 1990
Marshall Bell ...  Mr. Fancher 9 episodes, 1990
Kristin Dattilo ...  D.J / ... 9 episodes, 1990
Cheryl Pollak ...  Camilla 9 episodes, 1990
Trey Parker Trey Parker ...  Devil Rapper #1 / ... 9 episodes, 1990
Phillip DeMarks Phillip DeMarks ...  Hull High Devil Rapper 9 episodes, 1990
Carl Anthony Payne II ...  Hull High Devil Rapper 9 episodes, 1990
George Martin ...  Emery Dobosh 8 episodes, 1990
Harold Pruett Harold Pruett ...  Cody Rome 8 episodes, 1990
Marty Belafsky ...  Louis Plumb 8 episodes, 1990
Holly Fields ...  Michelle 8 episodes, 1990
Bryan Anthony ...  Hull High Devil Rapper 8 episodes, 1990
Jennifer Blanc-Biehn ...  Straight girl 8 episodes, 1990
Roy Brocksmith ...  Mr. Kelm 3 episodes, 1990
Rodney Eastman ...  Richard Stoltz 2 episodes, 1990
Gary Grubbs ...  Mr. Brawley 2 episodes, 1990


Teen soap musical about the students and teachers of the Cordell Hull High, a hip, urban, racially-mixed high school. Breakdancing rap group the Hull High Devils serves as the modern version of the Greek chorus in the show.

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20 August 1990 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Was a big threat to Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), only for 90210 to be wildly more successful. See more »


Referenced in Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Saving Grace (1990) See more »

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A Lost Gem of a Show
26 June 2007 | by HowardBParksSee all my reviews

I remember this show from 1990. I saw the pilot episode that aired. It featured Carl Anthony Payne as one of the Hull High Devil Rappers (just after years of playing Theo's best friend Cockroach on The Cosby Show and before his role as the dimwitted Cole on Martin) and future Baywatch babe Nancy Valen as Donna Breedlove, who had one of the more memorable musical numbers on the first episode (if I didn't hit puberty yet, I did when I saw that). It aired around the same time Cop Rock hit the airwaves; but Cop Rock, for some reason, did better than Hull High. It also featured Gary Grubbs, who is best known for his role on Will & Grace as Harlan, Will's southern client and Jennifer Blanc who would go on to play Bailey's girlfriend during the first season of Party of Five. I hope this show gets released on DVD in the mere future.

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