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25 of the best TV shows set in high school

25 of the best TV shows set in high school | High school is a defining time for teenagers. It’s a time to figure out who they are and who they can become. It is a time wedged between childhood and adulthood, filled with painful, poignant, and wondrous firsts. Television series often mirror our own high school experiences or the ones we wish we had. Through our favorite shows, we can relive our own formative years or reimagine them as we wish they had happened, living vicariously through television characters.<a href="http://stacker.com/">Stacker</a> surveyed TV history and chose 25 of the best series about high school life. To qualify, the show had to have at least a 6.5 on <a href="http://imdb.com/">IMDb</a> and have 10,000 votes. Shows are organized by IMDb user rating. (ABC Family)

25 of the best TV shows set in high school

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Stacker explores 25 of the best television shows set in high school by combing through TV history and IMDb user ratings.
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25 of the best TV shows set in high school
25 of the best TV shows set in high school | High school is a defining time for teenagers. It’s a time to figure out who they are and who they can become. It is a time wedged between childhood and adulthood, filled with painful, poignant, and wondrous firsts. Television series often mirror our own high school experiences or the ones we wish we had. Through our favorite shows, we can relive our own formative years or reimagine them as we wish they had happened, living vicariously through television characters.<a href="http://stacker.com/">Stacker</a> surveyed TV history and chose 25 of the best series about high school life. To qualify, the show had to have at least a 6.5 on <a href="http://imdb.com/">IMDb</a> and have 10,000 votes. Shows are organized by IMDb user rating. (ABC Family)
25 of the best TV shows set in high school | High school is a defining time for teenagers. It’s a time to figure out who they are and who they can become. It is a time wedged between childhood and adulthood, filled with painful, poignant, and wondrous firsts. Television series often mirror our own high school experiences or the ones we wish we had. Through our favorite shows, we can relive our own formative years or reimagine them as we wish they had happened, living vicariously through television characters.Stacker surveyed TV history and chose 25 of the best series about high school life. To qualify, the show had to have at least a 6.5 on IMDb and have 10,000 votes. Shows are organized by IMDb user rating. (ABC Family)
Riverdale
Riverdale | IMDb user rating: 6.8 - Years on the air: 2017–present | This show based on the “Archie” comics features Betty, Archie, Veronica, and Jughead and their adventures in the small town of Riverdale where they attend Riverdale High, but the similarities stop there. The comics upon which the series is based are light-hearted fare, and “Riverdale” is not. It features dark plotlines involving suicide, death, betrayal, and murder. (Berlanti Productions)
Riverdale | IMDb user rating: 6.8 - Years on the air: 2017–present | This show based on the “Archie” comics features Betty, Archie, Veronica, and Jughead and their adventures in the small town of Riverdale where they attend Riverdale High, but the similarities stop there. The comics upon which the series is based are light-hearted fare, and “Riverdale” is not. It features dark plotlines involving suicide, death, betrayal, and murder. (Berlanti Productions)
Saved by the Bell
Saved by the Bell | IMDb user rating: 7.0 - Years on the air: 1989–1992 | Every Gen Xer who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s remembers the Saturday shenanigans of the crew at Bayside High. Zack Morris, A.C. Slater, Jessie Spano, Lisa Turtle, Kelly Kapowski, and Screech Powers loved, laughed, hung at The Max, and drove Principal Belding up the wall. Most of the episodes offered PG-rated fare, but every once in a while things got serious, like when super-smart Jessie Spano struggled with her fondness for caffeine pills. (NBC Productions)
Saved by the Bell | IMDb user rating: 7.0 - Years on the air: 1989–1992 | Every Gen Xer who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s remembers the Saturday shenanigans of the crew at Bayside High. Zack Morris, A.C. Slater, Jessie Spano, Lisa Turtle, Kelly Kapowski, and Screech Powers loved, laughed, hung at The Max, and drove Principal Belding up the wall. Most of the episodes offered PG-rated fare, but every once in a while things got serious, like when super-smart Jessie Spano struggled with her fondness for caffeine pills. (NBC Productions)
Kim Possible
Kim Possible | IMDb user rating: 7.2 - Years on the air: 2002–2007 | Not your average high school cheerleader, Kim Possible is also a superhero. This animated series follows Kim and her best friend as they battle crime and the challenges of life as a teen. There was also a feature film, “Kim Possible Movie: So The Drama,” which was meant to conclude the series, but due to fans’ efforts, the show aired for a fourth and final season. (Disney Television Animation)
Kim Possible | IMDb user rating: 7.2 - Years on the air: 2002–2007 | Not your average high school cheerleader, Kim Possible is also a superhero. This animated series follows Kim and her best friend as they battle crime and the challenges of life as a teen. There was also a feature film, “Kim Possible Movie: So The Drama,” which was meant to conclude the series, but due to fans’ efforts, the show aired for a fourth and final season. (Disney Television Animation)
Degrassi: The Next Generation
Degrassi: The Next Generation | IMDb user rating: 7.4 - Years on the air: 2001–2015 | This popular Canadian teen drama is the fourth series in the “Degrassi” franchise. The show follows the lives of several teens as they navigate sex, drug use, and other complex high school issues while attending Degrassi Community School. Teenager Emma from “Degrassi: The Next Generation” is the daughter of Christine “Spike” Nelson who had her as a teenager when attending Degrassi Junior High. (Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund)
Degrassi: The Next Generation | IMDb user rating: 7.4 - Years on the air: 2001–2015 | This popular Canadian teen drama is the fourth series in the “Degrassi” franchise. The show follows the lives of several teens as they navigate sex, drug use, and other complex high school issues while attending Degrassi Community School. Teenager Emma from “Degrassi: The Next Generation” is the daughter of Christine “Spike” Nelson who had her as a teenager when attending Degrassi Junior High. (Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund)
Pretty Little Liars
Pretty Little Liars | IMDb user rating: 7.4 - Years on the air: 2010–2017 Based on the book series by Sara Shepard, “Pretty Little Liars” is set in the small town of Rosewood, Pennsylvania. Four teenage girls fall apart after the leader of their clique, Alison DiLaurentis, goes missing. They come back together to figure out why they are receiving mysterious messages from the anonymous “A,” who threatens to reveal their secrets. You may also like: <a href="https://stacker.com/stories/2372/50-longest-running-tv-series">Longest-running TV series</a> Credit: ABC Family
Pretty Little Liars | IMDb user rating: 7.4 - Years on the air: 2010–2017 Based on the book series by Sara Shepard, “Pretty Little Liars” is set in the small town of Rosewood, Pennsylvania. Four teenage girls fall apart after the leader of their clique, Alison DiLaurentis, goes missing. They come back together to figure out why they are receiving mysterious messages from the anonymous “A,” who threatens to reveal their secrets. You may also like: Longest-running TV series Credit: ABC Family
Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl | IMDb user rating: 7.4 - Years on the air: 2007–2012 | The lives of privileged teens living on New York’s Upper East Side are toyed with by an anonymous blogger known as Gossip Girl, who seems to know all their secrets. Kristen Bell narrates each episode as the all-knowing Gossip Girl. The TV show is based on a series of novels by Cecily von Ziegesar. (17th Street Productions)
Gossip Girl | IMDb user rating: 7.4 - Years on the air: 2007–2012 | The lives of privileged teens living on New York’s Upper East Side are toyed with by an anonymous blogger known as Gossip Girl, who seems to know all their secrets. Kristen Bell narrates each episode as the all-knowing Gossip Girl. The TV show is based on a series of novels by Cecily von Ziegesar. (17th Street Productions)
Awkward.
Awkward. | IMDb user rating: 7.5 - Years on the air: 2011–2016 | The MTV series featured an awkward teenage girl, Jenna Hamilton, who gains popularity after an accident is misconstrued, leading to sympathy and a new chance at finally fitting in. Jenna attends the fictional Palos Hills High School in Southern California. At one point during the show, Jenna receives a DVD of “Sixteen Candles,” one of the quintessential teen angst movies of the 1980s. (MTV/Remote Productions)
Awkward. | IMDb user rating: 7.5 - Years on the air: 2011–2016 | The MTV series featured an awkward teenage girl, Jenna Hamilton, who gains popularity after an accident is misconstrued, leading to sympathy and a new chance at finally fitting in. Jenna attends the fictional Palos Hills High School in Southern California. At one point during the show, Jenna receives a DVD of “Sixteen Candles,” one of the quintessential teen angst movies of the 1980s. (MTV/Remote Productions)
The O.C.
The O.C. | IMDb user rating: 7.5 - Years on the air: 2003–2007 | Troubled teen Ryan Atwood lives with wealthy family the Cohens in Newport Beach in Orange County, California, and ingratiates himself into the lives of those surrounding them. He attends the private and elite Harbor School with his best friend Seth Cohen, and has an on-and-off romance with troubled party girl Marissa Cooper. (Wonderland Sound and Vision)
The O.C. | IMDb user rating: 7.5 - Years on the air: 2003–2007 | Troubled teen Ryan Atwood lives with wealthy family the Cohens in Newport Beach in Orange County, California, and ingratiates himself into the lives of those surrounding them. He attends the private and elite Harbor School with his best friend Seth Cohen, and has an on-and-off romance with troubled party girl Marissa Cooper. (Wonderland Sound and Vision)
Smallville
Smallville | IMDb user rating: 7.5 - Years on the air: 2001–2011 | The WB show told the story of a teenage Clark Kent growing up in Smallville, Kansas, and attending Smallville High with his best friend Chloe Sullivan, where they work on the school newspaper The Smallville Torch. Clark also does his best to hide his superhero alter ego from his love interest, Lana Lang, and frenemy Lex Luthor, while helping his parents maintain the family farm. (Tollin)
Smallville | IMDb user rating: 7.5 - Years on the air: 2001–2011 | The WB show told the story of a teenage Clark Kent growing up in Smallville, Kansas, and attending Smallville High with his best friend Chloe Sullivan, where they work on the school newspaper The Smallville Torch. Clark also does his best to hide his superhero alter ego from his love interest, Lana Lang, and frenemy Lex Luthor, while helping his parents maintain the family farm. (Tollin)
Teen Wolf
Teen Wolf | IMDb user rating: 7.6 - Years on the air: 2011–2017 | Though it shares a title with the 1980s movie starring Michael J. Fox and a basic concept — teen becomes werewolf — that is where the similarities end. While the movie was a light-hearted comedy, the MTV show was a much darker vehicle. It featured teen Scott McCall getting bitten by a werewolf after hanging in the woods with his best friend Stiles. While being a werewolf has its advantages, like speed, strength, and popularity, it also means being hunted and dealing with the awesome responsibility that comes with having cool powers. (MGM Television)
Teen Wolf | IMDb user rating: 7.6 - Years on the air: 2011–2017 | Though it shares a title with the 1980s movie starring Michael J. Fox and a basic concept — teen becomes werewolf — that is where the similarities end. While the movie was a light-hearted comedy, the MTV show was a much darker vehicle. It featured teen Scott McCall getting bitten by a werewolf after hanging in the woods with his best friend Stiles. While being a werewolf has its advantages, like speed, strength, and popularity, it also means being hunted and dealing with the awesome responsibility that comes with having cool powers. (MGM Television)
13 Reasons Why
13 Reasons Why | IMDb user rating: 7.6 - Years on the air: 2017–2020 | When Hannah Baker dies by suicide, teen Clay Jensen receives a series of cassette tapes revealing the reasons why Hannah took her life. What Clay hears upsets the balance at Liberty High School, where much of the show takes place. Based on Jay Asher’s bestselling book of the same name, the series stirred up controversy because of its handling of the topic of suicide, with many feeling it did more harm than good. (July Moon Productions)
13 Reasons Why | IMDb user rating: 7.6 - Years on the air: 2017–2020 | When Hannah Baker dies by suicide, teen Clay Jensen receives a series of cassette tapes revealing the reasons why Hannah took her life. What Clay hears upsets the balance at Liberty High School, where much of the show takes place. Based on Jay Asher’s bestselling book of the same name, the series stirred up controversy because of its handling of the topic of suicide, with many feeling it did more harm than good. (July Moon Productions)
Drake & Josh
Drake & Josh | IMDb user rating: 7.7 - Years on the air: 2004–2007 | Two teens become step brothers in this Nickelodeon series. Drake is the popular musician who gets into trouble and Josh is the responsible straight-A student. They attend Belleview High School and while they are total opposites, they bring out the best in each other. (Nickelodeon Productions)
Drake & Josh | IMDb user rating: 7.7 - Years on the air: 2004–2007 | Two teens become step brothers in this Nickelodeon series. Drake is the popular musician who gets into trouble and Josh is the responsible straight-A student. They attend Belleview High School and while they are total opposites, they bring out the best in each other. (Nickelodeon Productions)
One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill | IMDb user rating: 7.7- Years on the air: 2003–2012 | Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, half-siblings Lucas and Nathan Scott battle and connect in life and on the basketball court at Tree Hill High. They are surrounded by a tight-knit group of friends while their lives unfold soap-opera style, as audiences follow them from high school through adulthood. Three of the stars of the original series launched a podcast “Drama Queens” in response to a renewed interest by audiences in “One Tree Hill” during the pandemic. (Warner Bros. Television)
One Tree Hill | IMDb user rating: 7.7- Years on the air: 2003–2012 | Set in the fictional town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, half-siblings Lucas and Nathan Scott battle and connect in life and on the basketball court at Tree Hill High. They are surrounded by a tight-knit group of friends while their lives unfold soap-opera style, as audiences follow them from high school through adulthood. Three of the stars of the original series launched a podcast “Drama Queens” in response to a renewed interest by audiences in “One Tree Hill” during the pandemic. (Warner Bros. Television)
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries | IMDb user rating: 7.7 - Years on the air: 2009–2017 | The Salvatore brothers, Damon and Stefan, both fall for the beautiful Elena Gilbert who attends Mystic Falls High School and tragically lost both her parents. But Mystic Falls isn’t like other places, it has a dark history filled with vampires and legend. “The Vampire Diaries” follows the twisted lives and loves of the Salvatores, who happen to be vampires, and the local high school kids they run with. The show spawned several spinoffs. (Outerbanks Entertainment)
The Vampire Diaries | IMDb user rating: 7.7 - Years on the air: 2009–2017 | The Salvatore brothers, Damon and Stefan, both fall for the beautiful Elena Gilbert who attends Mystic Falls High School and tragically lost both her parents. But Mystic Falls isn’t like other places, it has a dark history filled with vampires and legend. “The Vampire Diaries” follows the twisted lives and loves of the Salvatores, who happen to be vampires, and the local high school kids they run with. The show spawned several spinoffs. (Outerbanks Entertainment)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air | IMDb user rating: 7.9 - Years on the air: 1990–1996 | In this popular 1990s sitcom, things get tough in Will Smith's West Philadelphia neighborhood, and his mother sends the high schooler off to live with his uncle and aunt in Beverly Hills. There he adjusts to the high life alongside his three cousins, including the annoying but loveable Carlton, who is Will’s polar opposite.  (NBC Productions)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air | IMDb user rating: 7.9 - Years on the air: 1990–1996 | In this popular 1990s sitcom, things get tough in Will Smith's West Philadelphia neighborhood, and his mother sends the high schooler off to live with his uncle and aunt in Beverly Hills. There he adjusts to the high life alongside his three cousins, including the annoying but loveable Carlton, who is Will’s polar opposite.  (NBC Productions)
Boy Meets World
Boy Meets World | IMDb user rating: 8.0 - Years on the air: 1993–2000 | “Boy Meets World” is the coming-of-age story of Cory Matthews and his adventures with best friend Shawn Hunter and eventual girlfriend Topanga. They all attend John Adams High School under the watchful eye of Principal Feeny, who also happens to either live next door or behind the Matthews family. John Adams High is really John Marshall High School, which is located in Los Angeles and was also used in feature films like “Pretty in Pink,” “Grease,” and “Nightmare on Elm Street.” (Michael Jacobs Productions)
Boy Meets World | IMDb user rating: 8.0 - Years on the air: 1993–2000 | “Boy Meets World” is the coming-of-age story of Cory Matthews and his adventures with best friend Shawn Hunter and eventual girlfriend Topanga. They all attend John Adams High School under the watchful eye of Principal Feeny, who also happens to either live next door or behind the Matthews family. John Adams High is really John Marshall High School, which is located in Los Angeles and was also used in feature films like “Pretty in Pink,” “Grease,” and “Nightmare on Elm Street.” (Michael Jacobs Productions)
That '70s Show
That '70s Show | IMDb user rating: 8.0 - Years on the air: 1998–2006 | The series focuses on the lives of teen Eric Forman and his friends growing up in fictional Point Place, Wisconsin. Eric falls in love with his next-door neighbor and best friend Donna, while the gang including rich girl Jackie, pretty boy Kelso, foreign exchange student Fez, and anti-establishment Hyde get high in Eric’s basement, and drive around in the Vista Cruiser. They all attend Point Place High School, except for Donna, who during her senior year attends Our Lady of Perpetual Sorrow. (Carsey-Werner-Mandabach Productions)
That '70s Show | IMDb user rating: 8.0 - Years on the air: 1998–2006 | The series focuses on the lives of teen Eric Forman and his friends growing up in fictional Point Place, Wisconsin. Eric falls in love with his next-door neighbor and best friend Donna, while the gang including rich girl Jackie, pretty boy Kelso, foreign exchange student Fez, and anti-establishment Hyde get high in Eric’s basement, and drive around in the Vista Cruiser. They all attend Point Place High School, except for Donna, who during her senior year attends Our Lady of Perpetual Sorrow. (Carsey-Werner-Mandabach Productions)
Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls | IMDb user rating: 8.1 - Years on the air: 2000–2007 | Lorelai Gilmore left home at 16 and raised her daughter Rory on her own, severing her relationship with her wealthy parents. She settled in Stars Hollow but when Rory gets accepted into prestigious Chilton Prep, Lorelai must ask her parents for money for tuition. Rory works hard to adjust to life at Chilton while still maintaining friendships with the kids she grew up with in Stars Hollow. (Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions)
Gilmore Girls | IMDb user rating: 8.1 - Years on the air: 2000–2007 | Lorelai Gilmore left home at 16 and raised her daughter Rory on her own, severing her relationship with her wealthy parents. She settled in Stars Hollow but when Rory gets accepted into prestigious Chilton Prep, Lorelai must ask her parents for money for tuition. Rory works hard to adjust to life at Chilton while still maintaining friendships with the kids she grew up with in Stars Hollow. (Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions)
Skins
Skins | IMDb user rating: 8.2 - Years on the air: 2007–2013 | This BBC series focuses on a group of teenagers trying to figure out who they are and where they want to go with little guidance from parents or teachers. They party a lot, and the series was often criticized for its brash content featuring explicit drug use. Unique in that it replaced its cast every two years, “Skins” was reworked for American audiences by MTV and followed a group of teens in Baltimore. (Company Pictures)
Skins | IMDb user rating: 8.2 - Years on the air: 2007–2013 | This BBC series focuses on a group of teenagers trying to figure out who they are and where they want to go with little guidance from parents or teachers. They party a lot, and the series was often criticized for its brash content featuring explicit drug use. Unique in that it replaced its cast every two years, “Skins” was reworked for American audiences by MTV and followed a group of teens in Baltimore. (Company Pictures)
My So-Called Life
My So-Called Life | IMDb user rating: 8.3 - Years on the air: 1994–1995 | Angela Chase, played by a young Claire Danes, comes of age in suburban Pittsburgh in this series that had a very short life. While “My So-Called Life” only lasted for one season, its endearing tale of the trials and tribulations of teenagers figuring out who they were and where they fit continues to fascinate audiences. Between the dialogue, the on and off-again friendships, and her crush on the misunderstood brooding heartthrob Jordan Catalano, Angela Chase was the personification of awkward, wistful teen angst. (The Bedford Falls Company)
My So-Called Life | IMDb user rating: 8.3 - Years on the air: 1994–1995 | Angela Chase, played by a young Claire Danes, comes of age in suburban Pittsburgh in this series that had a very short life. While “My So-Called Life” only lasted for one season, its endearing tale of the trials and tribulations of teenagers figuring out who they were and where they fit continues to fascinate audiences. Between the dialogue, the on and off-again friendships, and her crush on the misunderstood brooding heartthrob Jordan Catalano, Angela Chase was the personification of awkward, wistful teen angst. (The Bedford Falls Company)
The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years | IMDb user rating: 8.3 - Years on the air: 1988–1993 | The Arnold family weathers life in the tumultuous, politically charged 1960s and 1970s, and their story is told through the lens of their youngest, Kevin, who we follow through junior high and high school. The series is narrated by the adult Kevin as he looks back to his youth with nostalgia and wonder, remembering the many firsts — first kiss, first girlfriend, and first job — that make up the teen years. Fans of the show still remember the first kiss between Kevin Arnold and Winnie Cooper, set to Percy Sledge’s “When a Man Loves a Woman,” and phrases like, “Do you like him, or do you like him, like him?” (New World Television)
The Wonder Years | IMDb user rating: 8.3 - Years on the air: 1988–1993 | The Arnold family weathers life in the tumultuous, politically charged 1960s and 1970s, and their story is told through the lens of their youngest, Kevin, who we follow through junior high and high school. The series is narrated by the adult Kevin as he looks back to his youth with nostalgia and wonder, remembering the many firsts — first kiss, first girlfriend, and first job — that make up the teen years. Fans of the show still remember the first kiss between Kevin Arnold and Winnie Cooper, set to Percy Sledge’s “When a Man Loves a Woman,” and phrases like, “Do you like him, or do you like him, like him?” (New World Television)
Derry Girls
Derry Girls | IMDb user rating: 8.4 - Years on the air: 2018–present | This coming-of-age show introduces viewers to teenager Erin Quinn, her family, and the all-girls Catholic school she attends. “Derry Girls” is set in 1990s Northern Ireland against the backdrop of The Troubles. The show’s cast isn’t actually in their teens, but is in their mid-to-late 20s. (Hat Trick Productions)
Derry Girls | IMDb user rating: 8.4 - Years on the air: 2018–present | This coming-of-age show introduces viewers to teenager Erin Quinn, her family, and the all-girls Catholic school she attends. “Derry Girls” is set in 1990s Northern Ireland against the backdrop of The Troubles. The show’s cast isn’t actually in their teens, but is in their mid-to-late 20s. (Hat Trick Productions)
Euphoria
Euphoria | IMDb user rating: 8.4 - Years on the air: 2019–present | “Euphoria” stars Zendaya as Rue Bennett, a recovering addict who struggles through high school. She begins a relationship with the new girl, Jules, while surrounding herself with friends and family. One of the filming locations for the show is Ulysses S. Grant High School in Valley Glen, California, which has also appeared in the feature film “Clueless” and the television show “Freaks and Geeks.” (A24)
Euphoria | IMDb user rating: 8.4 - Years on the air: 2019–present | “Euphoria” stars Zendaya as Rue Bennett, a recovering addict who struggles through high school. She begins a relationship with the new girl, Jules, while surrounding herself with friends and family. One of the filming locations for the show is Ulysses S. Grant High School in Valley Glen, California, which has also appeared in the feature film “Clueless” and the television show “Freaks and Geeks.” (A24)
Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights | IMDb user rating: 8.6 - Years on the air: 2006–2011 | This tale of Coach Eric Taylor follows not only his family, including wife Tami and daughter Julie, but the lives of the football players he coaches at Dillon High School in Texas. The Taylors are intertwined in both the town and the high school, where not only does Eric serve as a coach, but Tami becomes a guidance counselor and Julie is a student. The show is based on H.G. Bissinger's book and the 2004 film of the same name. (Imagine Television)
Friday Night Lights | IMDb user rating: 8.6 - Years on the air: 2006–2011 | This tale of Coach Eric Taylor follows not only his family, including wife Tami and daughter Julie, but the lives of the football players he coaches at Dillon High School in Texas. The Taylors are intertwined in both the town and the high school, where not only does Eric serve as a coach, but Tami becomes a guidance counselor and Julie is a student. The show is based on H.G. Bissinger's book and the 2004 film of the same name. (Imagine Television)
Freaks and Geeks
Freaks and Geeks | IMDb user rating: 8.8 - Years on the air: 1999–2000 | Told from the point of view of mathlete-turned-burnout Lindsay Weir and her innocent little brother Sam, this coming-of-age story lasted only one short season, but has achieved cult classic status in the years since its release. Lindsay befriends the so-called freaks, while her younger brother Sam belongs to the geeks. They both do their best to navigate the treacherous and wondrous times at William McKinley High School in suburban Michigan. (Apatow Productions)
Freaks and Geeks | IMDb user rating: 8.8 - Years on the air: 1999–2000 | Told from the point of view of mathlete-turned-burnout Lindsay Weir and her innocent little brother Sam, this coming-of-age story lasted only one short season, but has achieved cult classic status in the years since its release. Lindsay befriends the so-called freaks, while her younger brother Sam belongs to the geeks. They both do their best to navigate the treacherous and wondrous times at William McKinley High School in suburban Michigan. (Apatow Productions)
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