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22nd May '16 1:57:23 PM lakingsif
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-->'''Played by''': Rashida Jones

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-->'''Played by''': Rashida Jones
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10th Mar '16 7:25:04 AM kalel32688
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* WellIntentionedExtremist: In his appearance in the ''Series/BostonLegal'' episode "Let Sales Ring," Steven is involved in a court case which involves him installing filtering devices that blocks a television news channel (implied to be Creator/FoxNews), and his explanation for doing so is basically that he was trying to protect the students. The judge presiding over the case, however, rules in favor of a student who opposes Steven's actions, and even notes to Steven that, while his intentions are good, what he's doing is still censorship.
10th Feb '16 11:16:39 AM kalel32688
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* BaldBlackLeaderGuy: He's bald, he's black, and he's the principal of the school.

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* BaldBlackLeaderGuy: He's bald, he's black, and he's the principal of the school.principal.



* {{Hypocrite}}: In a Season 4 episode where Marla slaps a student who slapped her, he chastises Marla for her actions and refuses to give her his support. This, coming from the guy who slammed a student against a locker in the show's very first episode.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: In a the Season 4 episode where Marla slaps a student who slapped her, he chastises Marla for her actions and refuses to give her his support. This, coming from the guy who slammed a student against a locker in the show's very first episode.



The assistant principal of Winslow High, known for being very strict, formal, and authoritarian with both students and teachers.

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The Scott is the assistant principal of Winslow High, known for being very strict, formal, and authoritarian with both students and teachers.



%%* HiddenDepths
* {{Hypocrite}}: In Season 2, he chastises Lauren to her stern behavior, not acknowledging he himself is quite strict with both students and staff.

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%%* HiddenDepths
* {{Hypocrite}}: In Season 2, he chastises Lauren to her stern behavior, not acknowledging he himself is quite strict the same way with both students and staff.



* LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: He briefly dates a woman who turns out to be a call girl [[spoiler:hired by his brother]], hopelessly pursues Lauren and later Marilyn, and dates Meredith "Hook Lady" Peters until he finally finds love in a woman who turns out to be a former porn star.

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* LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: He briefly dates a woman who turns out to be a [[spoiler:a call girl [[spoiler:hired hired by his brother]], hopelessly pursues Lauren and later Marilyn, and dates Meredith "Hook Lady" Peters until he finally finds love in a woman who turns out to be a former porn star.



The head of the Social Studies department. She appears in Seasons 1 and 2 before vanishing from the show at the start of Season 3.

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The Lauren is the head of the school's Social Studies department. She appears in Seasons 1 and 2 before vanishing from the show at the start of Season 3.



An elderly History teacher, known for being a bigot and completely unaware of how his racist remarks affect others. He gets partnered with Marla in an attempt by Steven and Scott to balance out their craziness.

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An Harvey is an elderly History history teacher, known for being a bigot and completely unaware of how his racist remarks affect others. He gets partnered with Marla in an attempt by Steven and Scott to balance out their craziness.



* NWordPrivileges: In one Season 1 episode, he uses the term "African-American black-colored negroes." Steven isn't amused.

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* NWordPrivileges: In one Season 1 episode, he uses the term "African-American black-colored negroes.Negroes." Steven isn't amused.



A teacher known for employing highly questionable tactics to try and help his students. Appearing in Seasons 1 and 2, he leaves during Season 3 after a serious case of post-traumatic stress disorder (resulting from being attacked by a former student at the end of the second season).

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A Harry is a teacher who's assigned to the Dungeon classroom, which is infamous for its very unruly students, and he quickly becomes known for employing highly questionable tactics to try and help his students. Appearing in Seasons 1 and 2, he leaves during Season 3 after a serious case of post-traumatic stress disorder (resulting resulting from being attacked by a former student at the end of the second season).season.



* BadassTeacher: Come on, he's the one who set the very unruly students in the Dungeon in line (by ''firing off a gun in the class''), plus in one episode, he was perfectly willing to fight with a bunch of gangbangers in defense of a student.

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* BadassTeacher: Come on, he's the one who set the very unruly students in the Dungeon in line (by ''firing off a gun in the class''), plus in one episode, he was perfectly willing to fight with a bunch of gangbangers in defense of a student.



A teacher who has to take medication to manage her mental illness. She used to teach in the Dungeon until the students there drove her...well, crazy, only to later be paired up with Harvey for a brief time.

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A Marla is a social studies teacher who has to take medication to manage her mental illness. She used to teach in the Dungeon until the students there drove her...well, crazy, only to later be paired up with Harvey for a brief time.



* HotBlooded: Marla is a very passionate and emotional woman. Guber even notes that this is [[FatalFlaw her biggest flaw]] and the reason why she isn't effective in advocating for herself and others.

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* HotBlooded: Marla is a very passionate and emotional woman. Guber even notes that this is [[FatalFlaw her biggest flaw]] and the reason why she isn't effective in advocating for herself and others.



A teacher who also led the student choir.

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A social studies teacher who also led the student choir.



-->'''Played by''': Rashinda Jones

Steven and Scott's secretary. Appears in Seasons 1 and 2. Disappears from the show starting in Season 3.

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-->'''Played by''': Rashinda Rashida Jones

Louisa is Steven and Scott's secretary. Appears She appears in Seasons 1 and 2. Disappears 2 before disappearing from the show starting in Season 3.



* DeadpanSnarker / ServileSnarker: She liked to make witty comments.



* MixedAncestry: She reveals in Season 2 that her father is black and her mother is white.

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* MixedAncestry: She reveals to Harvey in Season 2 that her father is black and her mother is white.white.
* ServileSnarker: She liked to make witty comments.



An English teacher who was often the subject of ridicule on Sheryl Holt's website cartoons. He later began a relationship with Lisa Greer, only to find out she was a student at Winslow High and later ends up fired for it. Appears only in Season 1.

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An Milton was an English teacher who was often the subject of ridicule on Sheryl Holt's website cartoons. He later began a relationship with Lisa Greer, only to find out she was a student at Winslow High and later ends ended up fired for it. Appears only in Season 1.



A teacher and sports coach. In Season 1, he gets fired for withholding information about Milton's affair with Lisa.

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A Kevin was a teacher and sports coach. In Season 1, he gets fired for withholding information about Milton's affair with Lisa.



* EtTuBrute: Kevin was quite angry when Steven spoke against his keeping Milton's relationship with Lisa secret. When Steven tries to clear the air between them, he just replies "Go to Hell, Steven" and proceeds to deliver a ReasonYouSuckSpeech.

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* EtTuBrute: Kevin was quite angry when Steven spoke against his keeping Milton's relationship with Lisa secret. When Steven tries to clear the air between them, he just replies "Go to Hell, Steven" and proceeds to deliver a ReasonYouSuckSpeech.



A wealthy and successful lawyer who decides to give up practicing law in favor of teaching after being impressed by how Harry, a college friend of hers, handled the students in the Dungeon.

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A Ronnie is a wealthy and successful lawyer who decides to give up practicing law in favor of teaching after being impressed by how Harry, a college friend of hers, handled the students in the Dungeon.



A teacher who begins teaching at Winslow High in Season 2.

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A social studies teacher who begins teaching at Winslow High in Season 2.



An abusive mother who joins the staff as a teaching assistant and later a teacher. She and Scott briefly date until they break up after she hits a student with her hook hand.

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An Meredith is an abusive mother who joins the staff as a teaching assistant and later a teacher. She and Scott briefly date until they break up after she hits a student with her hook hand.



A teacher who enters in Season 3. He himself used to be a student at Winslow High years ago.

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A science teacher who enters in Season 3. He himself used to be a student at Winslow High years ago.




An English teacher who begins teaching at Winslow High in Season 3.




A teacher who begins teaching early on in Season 3.




A Physics teacher who enters in Season 4.



* GratuitousSpanish: Steven calls her on teaching her Physics class in Spanish.

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* GratuitousSpanish: Steven calls her on teaching her Physics class in Spanish.




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* ButtMonkey: He was often a target for bullies.



A student in the "Dungeon" classroom.

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A student in the "Dungeon" Dungeon classroom.



%%* SoapBoxSadie

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%%* SoapBoxSadie
* SoapBoxSadie: She gets involved in the student protest in the Season 3 premiere.
7th Nov '15 12:37:24 PM randomtroper89
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* BrotherChuck: She disappears from the show after Season 2.

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* BrotherChuck: ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: She disappears from the show after Season 2.
13th Sep '15 10:25:33 AM kalel32688
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The principal of Winslow High who has to deal with the wacky antics of his faculty.

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The Steven is the principal of Winslow High who has to deal with the wacky antics of his faculty.



* [[BadassTeacher Badass Principal]]: Oh, yes, Steven gets his moments. He even ''slams a bully up against a locker'' in the pilot episode.

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* [[BadassTeacher Badass Principal]]: BadassTeacher: Oh, yes, Steven he gets his moments. He even ''slams a bully up against a locker'' in the pilot episode.



%%* {{Hypocrite}}

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%%* {{Hypocrite}}* {{Hypocrite}}: In a Season 4 episode where Marla slaps a student who slapped her, he chastises Marla for her actions and refuses to give her his support. This, coming from the guy who slammed a student against a locker in the show's very first episode.



* ScaryBlackMan: Averted. Chi [=McBride=] looks the part (and has played a fair few in his career), but Steven Harper is (usually) benevolent, calm, reasonable and well-liked.

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* ScaryBlackMan: Averted. {{Averted|Trope}}. Chi [=McBride=] looks the part (and has played a fair few in his career), but Steven Harper is (usually) ([[BewareTheNiceOnes usually]]) benevolent, calm, reasonable reasonable, and well-liked.



* [[BadassTeacher Badass Vice Principal]]: He gets his moments to be awesome.

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* [[BadassTeacher Badass Vice Principal]]: BadassTeacher: He gets his moments to be awesome.



* DontYouDarePityMe: Guber tells his older brother George something along the lines of this when [[spoiler:George explains he hired a call girl for Guber because he felt he was lonely]].
* EtTuBrute: In one episode, Scott is quite furious to find out that his brother George [[spoiler:hired a call girl (who happened to be Scott's girlfriend at the time)]].

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* DontYouDarePityMe: In a Season 1 episode, Guber tells his older brother George something along the lines of this when [[spoiler:George explains he hired a call girl for Guber because he felt he was lonely]].
* EtTuBrute: In one Season 1 episode, Scott is quite furious to find out that his brother George [[spoiler:hired a call girl (who happened to be Scott's girlfriend at the time)]].



* InformedJudaism: Occasionally mentions he is Jewish, and is heard in the Season 2 finale speaking Hebrew.

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* InformedJudaism: Occasionally Guber occasionally mentions he is Jewish, and is heard in the Season 2 finale speaking Hebrew.



* BrotherChuck: Disappears from the show after Season 2.

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* BrotherChuck: Disappears She disappears from the show after Season 2.



* InformedJudaism: He mentions he's Jewish on a few occasions.

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* InformedJudaism: He mentions he's Jewish on a few occasions.occasions, and is heard speaking Hebrew in a Season 2 episode.




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* YourCheatingHeart: [[spoiler:Season 2 reveals that he has an affair with an African-American woman, siring a son, Lester, who later comes looking for him.]]



* BadassTeacher: Come on, he's the one who set the very unruly students in the Dungeon in line (by ''firing off a gun in the class''), plus in one episode, he seemed perfectly willing to fight with a bunch of gangbangers in defense of a student.

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* BadassTeacher: Come on, he's the one who set the very unruly students in the Dungeon in line (by ''firing off a gun in the class''), plus in one episode, he seemed was perfectly willing to fight with a bunch of gangbangers in defense of a student.



* BadassTeacher: In Season 4, she slaps a female student who slapped her first after she gives the girl a ReasonYouSuckSpeech.

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* BadassTeacher: In Season 4, she slaps a female student who slapped her first after she gives the girl a ReasonYouSuckSpeech.ReasonYouSuckSpeech in response to the girl flippantly saying she can use her sexuality to get ahead in the world.



* HotBlooded: Marla is a very passionate and emotional woman. Guber even notes that this is her biggest flaw and the reason why she isn't effective in advocating for herself and others.

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* HotBlooded: Marla is a very passionate and emotional woman. Guber even notes that this is [[FatalFlaw her biggest flaw flaw]] and the reason why she isn't effective in advocating for herself and others.



* DarkAndTroubledPast / RapeAsBackstory: He was molested by his priest as a child.




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* RapeAsBackstory: He was molested by his priest as a child.



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Scott even calls her on it at one point.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: She's homophobic (she's appalled to find out that her son had sex with another boy) and racist (she successfully gets Jeremy to stop dating Brooke, a black girl). Scott even calls her on it at one point.



* LikesOlderWomen: He had an affair with Becky's mom.

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* LikesOlderWomen: He had an affair with Becky's mom.



!!Anthony Ward
-->Played by: John Francis Daley
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* YankTheDogsChain: He gets into college on his own merits, but then he gets arrested for his brother's murder of a convenience store clerk. The last time he's seen, he's still in prison and isn't interested in attending college.

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* YankTheDogsChain: He gets into college on his own merits, but then he gets arrested for his brother's murder of a convenience store clerk. The last time he's seen, he's still in prison and isn't is no longer interested in attending college.



* BiTheWay: Comes out as this in Season 2. He has...relations with a boy, and later flirts with Brooke.

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* BiTheWay: Comes out as this in Season 2. He has...has relations with a boy, and later flirts with Brooke.



* [[SassyBlackWoman Sassy Black Girl]]: She isn't afraid to stand up to her dad.

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* [[SassyBlackWoman Sassy Black Girl]]: SassyBlackWoman: She isn't afraid to stand up to her dad.



* BadBoss: They call her the "Dragon Lady" for a reason.
%%* BrotherChuck

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* BadBoss: They call her She seemed more interested in trying to get Steven fired for both his actions and the antics of his faculty than actually trying to support him and help defend his actions to the school board. She's called the "Dragon Lady" for a reason.
%%* BrotherChuck* BrotherChuck: She appears only in Season 1 and is mentioned a couple of times in Season 2 before finally being replaced with Elizabeth Vasquez in Season 3.
25th May '15 6:01:21 AM Divra
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Added DiffLines:

* ScaryBlackMan: Averted. Chi [=McBride=] looks the part (and has played a fair few in his career), but Steven Harper is (usually) benevolent, calm, reasonable and well-liked.
21st Apr '15 9:42:20 AM kalel32688
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* [[BadassTeacher Badass Principal]]: Oh, yes, Steven got his moments. He even ''slammed a bully up against a locker'' in the pilot episode.

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* [[BadassTeacher Badass Principal]]: Oh, yes, Steven got gets his moments. He even ''slammed ''slams a bully up against a locker'' in the pilot episode.



%%* {{Hypocrite}}



* OnlySaneMan: Though he does snap once or twice, usually in response to the weird, off-the-wall crap that goes on at Winslow.

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* OnlySaneMan: Though he does snap once or twice, usually in response to the weird, off-the-wall crap that goes on at Winslow.Winslow High.



The assistant principal of Winslow High. He's known for being very strict, formal, and authoritarian with both students and teachers.

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The assistant principal of Winslow High. He's High, known for being very strict, formal, and authoritarian with both students and teachers.



* TenMinuteRetirement: In the penultimate episode of Season 3, he quits after a student is found dead and he experiences a HeroicBSOD, but come the season finale, he comes back.
* [[BadassTeacher Badass Vice Principal]]: He got his moments.

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* TenMinuteRetirement: In the penultimate episode of Season 3, he quits after a student he admired is found dead and he experiences a HeroicBSOD, but come the season finale, he comes back.
he's back in the game.
* [[BadassTeacher Badass Vice Principal]]: He got gets his moments.moments to be awesome.



* HeroicBSOD: He experiences one in the next-to-last episode of Season 3 after a student he admired is found dead.



* InformedJudaism: Occasionally mentions he is Jewish.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: In Season 2, he chastises Lauren to her stern behavior, not acknowledging he himself is quite strict with both students and staff.
* InformedJudaism: Occasionally mentions he is Jewish.Jewish, and is heard in the Season 2 finale speaking Hebrew.



The head of the Social Studies department. Appears in Seasons 1 and 2 before vanishing from the show at the start of Season 3.

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The head of the Social Studies department. Appears She appears in Seasons 1 and 2 before vanishing from the show at the start of Season 3.



* BrotherChuck: Disappears from the show after Season 2.



An elderly History teacher, known for being a bigot and completely unaware of how his racist remarks make people feel. He gets partnered with Marla in an attempt by Steven and Scott to balance out their craziness.

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An elderly History teacher, known for being a bigot and completely unaware of how his racist remarks make people feel.affect others. He gets partnered with Marla in an attempt by Steven and Scott to balance out their craziness.



* InformedJudaism: Mentions he's Jewish on a few occasions.

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* InformedJudaism: Mentions He mentions he's Jewish on a few occasions.



%%* NWordPrivileges

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%%* NWordPrivileges* NWordPrivileges: In one Season 1 episode, he uses the term "African-American black-colored negroes." Steven isn't amused.



* BadassTeacher: Come on, he's the one who set the very unruly students in the Dungeon in line (by ''firing off a gun in the class''), plus in one episode, he seemed perfectly willing to fight with a bunch of gang-bangers in defense of a student.

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* BadassTeacher: Come on, he's the one who set the very unruly students in the Dungeon in line (by ''firing off a gun in the class''), plus in one episode, he seemed perfectly willing to fight with a bunch of gang-bangers gangbangers in defense of a student.



-->'''Harry''': I can never do anything right.

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-->'''Harry''': [[SelfDeprecation I can never do anything right.]]



%%* WellIntentionedExtremist

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%%* WellIntentionedExtremist* WellIntentionedExtremist: He means well, but the way he goes about things tend to be VERY flawed and questionable.



A teacher who has to take medication to manage her mental illness. Used to teach in the Dungeon until the students there drove her...well, crazy, only to later be paired up with Harvey for a brief time.

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A teacher who has to take medication to manage her mental illness. Used She used to teach in the Dungeon until the students there drove her...well, crazy, only to later be paired up with Harvey for a brief time.



%%* BadassTeacher

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%%* BadassTeacher* BadassTeacher: In Season 4, she slaps a female student who slapped her first after she gives the girl a ReasonYouSuckSpeech.



* HotBlooded: Marla was a very passionate and emotional woman. Guber even noted that this is her biggest flaw and the reason why she isn't effective in advocating for herself and others.
* SassyBlackWoman: Yep, she did sass like no one's business.

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* HotBlooded: Marla was is a very passionate and emotional woman. Guber even noted notes that this is her biggest flaw and the reason why she isn't effective in advocating for herself and others.
* SassyBlackWoman: Yep, she did sass like no one's business.
Oh, yes. She isn't afraid to stand up to either one of her bosses, so that qualifies her.



* HotTeacher: She even topped a student poll about teachers students wanted to sleep with most.

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* HotTeacher: She even topped a student poll about teachers students wanted to sleep with most.most!



%%* BrotherChuck
%%* DeadpanSnarker

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%%* BrotherChuck
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* BrotherChuck: She isn't seen after Season 2.
* DeadpanSnarker / ServileSnarker: She liked to make witty comments.



* MixedAncestry: She reveals in Season 2 that her father is black and her mother is white.




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* YourCheatingHeart: He started sleeping with Lisa while dating Louisa.



%%* JerkassHasAPoint



A wealthy and successful lawyer who decides to give up law in favor of teaching after being impressed by how Harry, a college friend of hers, handled the students in the Dungeon.

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A wealthy and successful lawyer who decides to give up practicing law in favor of teaching after being impressed by how Harry, a college friend of hers, handled the students in the Dungeon.



* LoveTriangle: Becomes involved in one with Dave Fields and Zach in Season 3.




A teacher who begins teaching at Winslow High in Season 2.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was molested by his priest as a child.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: DarkAndTroubledPast / RapeAsBackstory: He was molested by his priest as a child.



%%* HollywoodAtheist



%%* NayTheist

!!Zach Fischer
-->'''Played by''': Jon Abrahams

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%%* NayTheist

!!Zach Fischer
* NayTheist: He outright states he doesn't believe in {{God}}.

!!Meredith Peters
-->'''Played by''': Jon AbrahamsKathy Baker

An abusive mother who joins the staff as a teaching assistant and later a teacher. She and Scott briefly date until they break up after she hits a student with her hook hand.



%%* BrotherChuck

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%%* BrotherChuck* AbusiveMom: To Jeremy. She even locked him in the basement.
* AnArmAndALeg: She sliced off her own hand to get free after being tied up in the basement by Jeremy.
* {{Jerkass}}: She's a nasty piece of work, that's for sure.
* ManipulativeBitch: In Season 2, she successfully gets Jeremy and Brooke to stop dating.
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Scott even calls her on it at one point.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Gives one to Scott after he decides to fire her for hitting Marcie.

!!Zach Fischer
-->'''Played by''': Jon Abrahams

A teacher who enters in Season 3. He himself used to be a student at Winslow High years ago.
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* BrotherChuck: Disappears after the third season.



* LoveTriangle: Becomes involved in one with Dave Fields and Ronnie in Season 3.



%%* WellIntentionedExtremist

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%%* WellIntentionedExtremist* WellIntentionedExtremist: Just like Harry.



%%* PutOnABus

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%%* PutOnABus* PutOnABus: For her own safety.



%%* TheSlacker

!!Brooke Harper
-->'''Played by''': China Jesusita Shavers

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%%* TheSlacker

!!Brooke Harper
* TheSlacker: He's shown to be quite lazy, but Harry helps motivate him to do better and get into college. That is, until he ends up doing time in prison for his brother's crimes.
* WhatTheHellHero: He gets chewed out by Harry in Season 2 for plagiarizing his college application essay (he bought it off the Internet).
* YankTheDogsChain: He gets into college on his own merits, but then he gets arrested for his brother's murder of a convenience store clerk. The last time he's seen, he's still in prison and isn't interested in attending college.

!!Jeremy Peters
-->'''Played by''': China Jesusita ShaversKaj-Erik Eriksen

A honors student who was abused by his mother, Meredith. He finally snaps, locks his mother in the basement, and starts exhibiting a more rebellious personality.



%%* PutOnABus
%%* RebelliousSpirit
%%* [[SassyBlackWoman Sassy Black Girl]]

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%%* PutOnABus
%%* RebelliousSpirit
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* BiTheWay: Comes out as this in Season 2. He has...relations with a boy, and later flirts with Brooke.
* BrotherChuck: Disappears after Season 2.
* TheDogBitesBack: He snaps and subjects his mother to the same punishment she inflicted upon him--being locked in the basement.
* StraightGay: Doesn't show any CampGay behavior despite being bisexual.

!!Brooke Harper
-->'''Played by''': China Jesusita Shavers

Steven's rebellious teenage daughter who gets kicked out of her private school, leading to her attending Winslow High.
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* PutOnABus: Leaves for college after Season 3.
* RebelliousSpirit: It's actually what gets her kicked out of private school.
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[[SassyBlackWoman Sassy Black Girl]]Girl]]: She isn't afraid to stand up to her dad.



%%* {{Jerkass}}

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%%* {{Jerkass}}* {{Jerkass}}: She's very unpleasant. Why do you think she's called the "Dragon Lady"?



!!Charlie Bixby
-->'''Played by''': Creator/DennisMiller

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!!Charlie Bixby
!!Dave Fields
-->'''Played by''': Creator/DennisMillerDavid Conrad

An official from the Mayor's office who comes to Winslow High to supposedly help the school meet district requirements and get more funding.


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* LoveTriangle: Becomes involved in one with Ronnie and Zach in Season 3.
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: Steven even notes this.

!!Charlie Bixby
-->'''Played by''': Creator/DennisMiller
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* [[BadassTeacher Badass Principal]]: Oh, yes, Steven got his moments.

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* [[BadassTeacher Badass Principal]]: Oh, yes, Steven got his moments. He even ''slammed a bully up against a locker'' in the pilot episode.



* OnlySaneMan: Though he does snap once or twice.

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* OnlySaneMan: Though he does snap once or twice.twice, usually in response to the weird, off-the-wall crap that goes on at Winslow.



The assistant principal of Winslow High. Known for being very strict, formal, and authoritarian with both students and teachers.

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The assistant principal of Winslow High. Known He's known for being very strict, formal, and authoritarian with both students and teachers.



* TenMinuteRetirement: In the penultimate episode of Season 3, he quits after a student is found dead and he experiences a HeroicBSOD, but come the season finale, he comes back.



* {{Irony}}: Some students nickname him "the Nazi" not knowing that he's in fact Jewish.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Scott can act like an outright jerk at times, but he does have a soft side to him and can be rather nice and kindhearted when he needs to be.

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* {{Irony}}: Some students nickname call him "the "The Nazi" not knowing that he's in fact Jewish.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Scott can act like an outright jerk at times, but he does have show a soft side from time to him and can be rather nice and kindhearted when he needs to be.time.



* SternTeacher: To the point where students call him "the Nazi."

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* SternTeacher: To the point where students call him "the "The Nazi."
* ThrowTheDogABone: In the Season 1 finale, he's given a special award, and this is after he was turned down for a Headmaster position at a private school.



* DudeWheresMyRespect: She even remarks early on that teachers face disrespect every day from the students because it comes from the parents.



* HotBlooded: Marla was a very passionate and emotional woman.

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* HotBlooded: Marla was a very passionate and emotional woman. Guber even noted that this is her biggest flaw and the reason why she isn't effective in advocating for herself and others.



* IJustWantToBeSpecial: [[spoiler:In Season 2, she starts a sex advice column using the alias "Helen." When Steven learns the truth and demands an explanation, Louisa pretty says she wanted to do something more than file papers and take notes. Steven isn't very sympathetic.]]

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* IJustWantToBeSpecial: [[spoiler:In Season 2, she starts a sex advice column using the alias "Helen." When Steven learns the truth and demands an explanation, Louisa pretty much says she wanted to do something more than file papers and take notes. Steven isn't very sympathetic.]]



An English teacher who was often the subject of ridicule on Sheryl Holt's website cartoons. He later began a relationship with Lisa Greer, only to find out she was a student at Winslow High and later end up fired. Appears only in Season 1.

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An English teacher who was often the subject of ridicule on Sheryl Holt's website cartoons. He later began a relationship with Lisa Greer, only to find out she was a student at Winslow High and later end ends up fired.fired for it. Appears only in Season 1.



* HelloAttorney: Ronnie was a skilled lawyer and very pretty.




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* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was molested by his priest.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was molested by his priest.priest as a child.




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* HotTeacher: A male student even oogles [[ShesGotLegs her legs]] and a female student becomes attracted to her.

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* HotTeacher: A male student even oogles ogles [[ShesGotLegs her legs]] and a female student becomes attracted to her.




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!!Steven Harper (Chi [=McBride=])

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!!Scott Guber (Anthony Heald)

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!!Harvey Lipschultz (Fyvush Finkel)

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Lipschultz
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Senate
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!!Marla Hendricks (Loretta Devine)

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Hendricks
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!!Marilyn Sudor (Sharon Leal)

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Sudor
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Fenn
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Buttle
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Cooke
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Fischer
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Woods
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Poole
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!!Jamal Crenshaw (Edwin Hodge)

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Crenshaw
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Jesusita Shavers)
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Emerson
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Shinn
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