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Summer Heights High

Summer Heights High is an Australian television mockumentary series written by and starring Chris Lilley. It is a parody of high-school life epitomised by its three protagonists: effeminate and megalomaniacal "Director of Performing Arts" Mr G; self-absorbed, privileged teenager Ja'mie King; and disobedient, vulgar Tongan student Jonah Takalua. All played by Lilley, the characters never interact. It lampoons Australian high school life and many aspects of the human condition and is filmed in a documentary style, with non-actors playing supporting characters. Following a similar format to Lilley's previous series, We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year, Lilley plays multiple characters in the show. Filmed in Melbourne at Brighton Secondary College, the series premiered on 5 September 2007 at 9:30 pm on ABC TV and continued for eight weekly episodes until 24 October 2007. Each episode was also released as a weekly podcast directly after its screening via both the official website and through any RSS podcast client in either WMV or MPEG-4. Summer Heights High was a massive ratings success for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and was met with mostly positive critical reaction. In 2008, the series won a Logie Award for Most Popular Light Entertainment/Comedy Program.
Season 1 - Summer Heights High
2007-10-24
"The curtain rises on Mr G's musical, Ja'mie is dumped by her school formal date and Jonah's future changes forever."
2007-10-17
"Mr. G quits his job. Ja'mie falsely raises some money for AIDS. Jonah gets banned from break dancing."
2007-10-10
"Mr G has major problems with the 'Annabelle Dickson Musical', Ja'mie pretends to be a lesbian and Jonah gets suspended."
2007-10-03
"Ja'mie and her friends fight to have a Year 11 formal, Jonah has to hang around Year 7 boys and Mr G continues to work on his musical."
2007-09-26
"After accidentally sending an insulting picture of her friends out, Ja'mie has to attend peer counseling with her ex-friends. Jonah has been put on an anger management contract, whilst Mr G begins his auditions for his new play."
2007-09-19
"At Summer Heights High Ja'mie finds herself a younger boyfriend, Jonah dances in the Junior School Dance, and Mr G is inspired to make a new musical after a tragic death."
2007-09-12
"Mr G takes over the drama department and causes chaos, Ja'mie has her first day at school Jonah tries to fix his bad ways."
2007-09-05
"Summer Heights High's new term is about to begin. What new artistic endeavors will the school's drama teacher (Mr G) take the kids on? What will Ja'mie and her friends get up to, and what is Jonah's story?"