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Summer Heights High 

The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G.
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Series cast summary:
Chris Lilley ...  Ja'mie / ... 8 episodes, 2007
Asolima Tauati Asolima Tauati ...  Leon 8 episodes, 2007
Iro Utaifeau Iro Utaifeau ...  Joseph 8 episodes, 2007
Zach Fa'atoe Zach Fa'atoe ...  Thomas 8 episodes, 2007
Ofa Palu Ofa Palu ...  Ofa 8 episodes, 2007
David Lennie David Lennie ...  Doug Peterson 8 episodes, 2007
Kristy Barnes-Cullen Kristy Barnes-Cullen ...  Sarah Wheatley 8 episodes, 2007
Stan Roach Stan Roach ...  Rodney Parsons 8 episodes, 2007
Elida Brereton Elida Brereton ...  Margaret Murray 7 episodes, 2007
Danny Alsabbagh Danny Alsabbagh ...  Toby 7 episodes, 2007
Jessica Featherby Jessica Featherby ...  Holly 7 episodes, 2007
Kristie Coade Kristie Coade ...  Jess 7 episodes, 2007
Alicia Banit ...  Kaitlyn 7 episodes, 2007
Nicole Joy Tan Nicole Joy Tan ...  Bec 7 episodes, 2007
Tovia Matiasi Tovia Matiasi ...  Rocky Takalua 6 episodes, 2007
Maude Davey ...  Jan Palmer 6 episodes, 2007
Sally Kingsford Sally Kingsford ...  Ashley 6 episodes, 2007
Ashley McLerie Ashley McLerie ...  Keiran 4 episodes, 2007
Kelly Dingeldei Kelly Dingeldei ...  Candice 4 episodes, 2007
Scott Louder Scott Louder ...  Paul Cameron 4 episodes, 2007
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Follows the journeys of multiple characters over one term in an average Australian high school. Starring writer and performer Chris Lilley, the series documents the daily lives of teachers, students and staff. The characters take us through the seemingly huge traumas of friendship, staff politics, schoolwork and relationships that are the fabric of life in the school universe.

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School is in.


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Maude Davey who plays Miss Palmer appears to be pregnant throughout the series See more »

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Mr. G: Celine has an oversized brain.
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Extremely down-to-earth and undeniably hilarious.
14 December 2007 | by claudiamccSee all my reviews

When I've heard about this when it first appeared,I was thinking it was going to be as pathetic and dumb like 'Neighbours' on TV(if you're a foreinger who hasn't seen the TV show Neighbours,don't watch it anyway, it's very horrible),but when I got Summer Heights High on DVD,I was completely wrong,it was excellent.

Reasons why: 1.The main characters,Jonah,a delinquent break dancing problem child, Mr.Gee,an ego-driven gay Drama teacher with delusional showbiz dreams,and Ja'mie,a high-class bitchy private school girl on a student exchange were VERY clever,witty and laugh-out-loud funny.Non of their talents in the show have declined,they were just perfect.

2.The humour.Greatly hilarious.The jokes never got old,they were modern.

I definitely recommend this show to anyone who loves Australian comedy and something realistic.


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9 November 2008 (USA) See more »

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