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Two girls who despise each other, due to being on opposite sides of the "popularity fence", are forced together upon learning that their parents are getting married.
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Series cast summary:
Leslie Bibb ...  Brooke McQueen 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Carly Pope ...  Sam McPherson 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Tamara Mello ...  Lily Esposito 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Christopher Gorham ...  Harrison John 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Sara Rue ...  Carmen Ferrara 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Bryce Johnson ...  Josh Ford 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Tammy Lynn Michaels ...  Nicole Julian 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Ron Lester ...  Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Leslie Grossman ...  Mary Cherry 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Lisa Darr ...  Jane McPherson 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Scott Bryce ...  Mike McQueen 43 episodes, 1999-2001
Diane Delano ...  Bobbi Glass / ... 36 episodes, 1999-2001
Adria Dawn ...  April Tuna 18 episodes, 1999-2001
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Storyline

The two girls who are seen in their fictional Jacqueline Kennedy High School as the leaders of two main opposing cliques, the popular one and the not so popular one, clash heads when their single parents meet, fall in love and decide to get hitched. However, both the girls and their two cliques slowly grow together and become an unlikely group of friends with both typical and not so typical high school and young adult problems. Brooke McQueen is the captain of Glamazons, the school's cheerleading squad. She's considered smart, beautiful and perfect. Privately, she's been dealing with self-image and body image issues ever since her estranged mother left her and her father. She also tries to fight the popular image people have of her. She wants to be good and does good and often helps people instead of thinking only about herself but she also has a suppressed selfish side. Sam McPherson aims to have the opposite image of Brooke's. She's attracted to journalism and wants to be the voice ...

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asy z klasy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(43 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The popular girls are all big fans of actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Leslie Bibb who played Brooke, the most popular girl, would go on to appear in Iron Man (2008) and share screen time with Paltrow. Creator Ryan Murphy would go on to work with Paltrow in Running With Scissors (2006), guest-star on five episodes of Glee (2010) and is now good friends with her. See more »

Quotes

[Mary Cherry isn't happy with the pretty Asian exchange student]
Mary Cherry: Exquisite, my ass!... Which Rocks!
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Alternate Versions

Due to licensing costs, some of the songs originally featured on the soundtrack of several episodes have been replaced by less expensive tracks (or no tracks at all) on the DVD release. See more »

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Referenced in Forget About It: Kickass (2011) See more »

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Highschool Highway
Written and Performed by Sydney Forest
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29 February 2000 | by Cyprus386See all my reviews

I thought that this show would be somewhat stereotyped when I first tuned in. The only person who is really stereotyped is Nicole, but I don't really like her anyway. I do think that casting Sara Rue as Carmen was a great choice. More casting directors should take a tip and cast more curvy girls! Leslie Bibb and Carly Pope are great as Brooke and Sam, and I really like the character of Lily, played by Tamara Mello, she is so underrated and deserves more attention. Leslie Grossman and Ron Lester are hilarious as Mary Cherry and Sugar Daddy. And before we go into a debate over whether Josh is cuter than Harrison, let me answer HARRISON hands down! So just watch this show, and enjoy it as much as I do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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