The lives of 10 faculty members at a high school in Boston weave in and out of dealing with trouble-makers, having a personal life, and keeping sanity.

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Series cast summary:
...  Steven Harper 81 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Scott Guber 81 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Marla Hendricks 81 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Marilyn Sudor 72 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Harvey Lipschultz 70 episodes, 2000-2004
...  Ronnie Cooke 59 episodes, 2001-2004
...  Danny Hanson 59 episodes, 2001-2004
...  Harry Senate 49 episodes, 2000-2002
...  Lauren Davis 44 episodes, 2000-2002
...  Louisa Fenn 36 episodes, 2000-2002
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The lives of 10 faculty members at a high school in Boston weave in and out of dealing with trouble-makers, having a personal life, and keeping sanity.

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If you thought being a student was hard... try being a teacher. See more »

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23 October 2000 (USA)  »

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East Boston High School was used as Winslow High's exterior. See more »

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In her introductory episode, the character of Kimberly Woods claims she is teaching at the high school as part of the "Teach for America" program. Boston is not currently a city where "Teach for America" operates. It is being considered as an addition, but it is not in the program at the time the episode aired. See more »

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Marla Hendricks: These kids, the only way they're going to be all they can be is to join the Marines. There're echoes where their brains should be.
Scott Guber: Well, they're smart enough to fool you, Marla.
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Song of Joy
(English version of "Freude schöner Götterfunken")
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven from "Sinfonie Nr 9 in d, op. 125"
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Not Like Any HIGH SCHOOL That I've Ever Heard Of
13 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

I agree with most of these reviews. I think you have a talented cast - Chi McBride, Anthony Heald etc - that are put in to some really, really strange situations. What is going on right now with a kid locking his mom in the basement? Absurd to say the least. The sad thing is that real high school life would make for great television without any help from David E. Kelley. Perhaps we should ask Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson to focus on a high school. High school dramas do not need sex and violence pressed upon them for sex and violence are already part of the recipie. Mr. Kelley I beg of you to ease up on the outlandish situations that you put this cast through when all you really need to do is simply let high school tell the stories. And to all of you out there that said that no drama needs some sort of climactic thing every 15 minutes ... I am right there with you!


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