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What’s it like to be an insider at a typical high school? Find out in Season 1 of HBO's hilarious, but brutally honest look at modern-day high-school life. This comedy series follows the journey of three diverse characters—each impeccably played by writer/creator Chris Lilley—over the course of one semester at Summer Heights High. Throughout eight half-hour episodes, the series documents the public-school experience through the eyes of two students and one teacher: "Jonah," a charmingly unruly middle schooler; “Ja’mie,” a conniving private-school-er.

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Description

What’s it like to be an insider at a typical high school? Find out in Season 1 of HBO's hilarious, but brutally honest look at modern-day high-school life. This comedy series follows the journey of three diverse characters—each impeccably played by writer/creator Chris Lilley—over the course of one semester at Summer Heights High. Throughout eight half-hour episodes, the series documents the public-school experience through the eyes of two students and one teacher: "Jonah," a charmingly unruly middle schooler; “Ja’mie,” a conniving private-school-er.

    • EPISODE 1

    01

    As Summer Heights High School begins a new term, we meet the primary subjects of this 'documentary' series. Disruptive Tongan student Jonah shows off his break-dancing skills; deluded drama teacher Mr. G grouses about staging Anything Goes instead of moreimaginative fare; and self-absorbed exchange student Ja'mie arrives amidst much self-promoted fanfare.

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    • 28 Minutes

    As Summer Heights High School begins a new term, we meet the primary subjects of this 'documentary' series. Disruptive Tongan student Jonah shows off his break-dancing skills; deluded drama teacher Mr. G grouses about staging Anything Goes instead of moreimaginative fare; and self-absorbed exchange student Ja'mie arrives amidst much self-promoted fanfare.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    02

    Ja'mie scales the social ladder on her first full day at school; Mr. G makes the most of an unexpected promotion; Jonah joins an ethnic-acceptance program to curb his behavior and improve his academics, with mixed results.

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    • 27 Minutes

    Ja'mie scales the social ladder on her first full day at school; Mr. G makes the most of an unexpected promotion; Jonah joins an ethnic-acceptance program to curb his behavior and improve his academics, with mixed results.

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    • 27 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    03

    Mr. G finds musical fodder in a school tragedy; Ja'mie dates a younger boy from Year 7; Jonah is toppled from his break-dancing throne.

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    • 27 Minutes

    Mr. G finds musical fodder in a school tragedy; Ja'mie dates a younger boy from Year 7; Jonah is toppled from his break-dancing throne.

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    • 27 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    04

    Ja'mie undermines her relationship with her new friends; Mr. G holds auditions for his new musical; a suggestive drawing puts Jonah's irate father on the defensive.

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    • 27 Minutes

    Ja'mie undermines her relationship with her new friends; Mr. G holds auditions for his new musical; a suggestive drawing puts Jonah's irate father on the defensive.

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    • 27 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    05

    Mr. G is forced to make concessions in the school play; Jonah and his pals agree to mentor a group of Year 7 students in exchange for a break-dance performance; Ja'mie lobbies for a first-ever Year 11 formal.

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    • 27 Minutes

    Mr. G is forced to make concessions in the school play; Jonah and his pals agree to mentor a group of Year 7 students in exchange for a break-dance performance; Ja'mie lobbies for a first-ever Year 11 formal.

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    • 27 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    06

    Parental objections force Mr. G to overhaul his musical 10 days before the premiere; Ja'mie makes a surprising date choice for the Year 11 formal; Jonah's ongoing turf war with Year 7 hecklers lands him a suspension.

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    • 27 Minutes

    Parental objections force Mr. G to overhaul his musical 10 days before the premiere; Ja'mie makes a surprising date choice for the Year 11 formal; Jonah's ongoing turf war with Year 7 hecklers lands him a suspension.

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    • 27 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    07

    With ticket sales nil, Ja'mie decides to fund the Year 11 formal by staging an AIDS fashion show; Mr. G is faced with a difficult career choice as the premiere of his musical approaches; Jonah resists breaking a break-dancing ban, but can't help agitating Ms. Wheatley.

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    • 27 Minutes

    With ticket sales nil, Ja'mie decides to fund the Year 11 formal by staging an AIDS fashion show; Mr. G is faced with a difficult career choice as the premiere of his musical approaches; Jonah resists breaking a break-dancing ban, but can't help agitating Ms. Wheatley.

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    • 27 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    08

    In the Season One finale, Mr. G revels in the premiere of his musical; Ja'mie is forced to find a new date on the day of the Year 11 formal; Jonah returns to Gamnut Cottage for Story Day, then gives a final farewell gift to kids and teachers of Summer Heights High as the semester officially ends.

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    • 29 Minutes

    In the Season One finale, Mr. G revels in the premiere of his musical; Ja'mie is forced to find a new date on the day of the Year 11 formal; Jonah returns to Gamnut Cottage for Story Day, then gives a final farewell gift to kids and teachers of Summer Heights High as the semester officially ends.

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    • 29 Minutes
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