Former Wall Street mogul Peter Scarbrow becomes headmaster of Mount Horizon, a progressive school for teens at risk, high in the mountains of the Northwestern United States.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Joe Lando ...  Peter Scarbrow 22 episodes, 2000
Hayden Christensen ...  Scott Barringer 22 episodes, 2000
A.J. Cook ...  Shelby Merrick 22 episodes, 2000
Kandyse McClure ...  Katherine Ann 'Kat' Cabot / ... 22 episodes, 2000
Jorge Vargas ...  Augusto 'Auggie' Ciceros 22 episodes, 2000
Meghan Ory ...  Juliette Waybourne 22 episodes, 2000
Kyle Downes ...  Ezra Friedken / ... 22 episodes, 2000
Jewel Staite ...  Daisy Lipenowski 22 episodes, 2000
Anne Marie DeLuise ...  Sophie Becker 17 episodes, 2000
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Former Wall Street mogul Peter Scarbrow becomes headmaster of Mount Horizon, a progressive school for teens at risk, high in the mountains of the Northwestern United States.

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When Their Troubles Can't Be Solved, He's Their Last Chance.

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Drama | Family

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English

Release Date:

14 January 2000 (USA) See more »

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Cliffhangers See more »

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Originally aired on Fridays at 9:00PM on American cable network, Fox Family, now ABC Family. Over the years, reruns of the show have aired on Encore WAM! and Canadian television network, VisionTV. See more »

Goofs

After Kat sees the blood on a shirt in Juliette's dirty laundry, she runs into the room and tears off the sleeve of Juliette's shirt. In the next shot, it's not torn, and in the following scenes when Juliette is being taken away and in the lodge it also isn't torn. (episode 11) See more »

Quotes

[After telling Shelby about his step mom]
Scott Barringer: You're not gonna tell, are you?
Shelby Merrick: No, I won't tell.
Scott Barringer: Thanks.
Shelby Merrick: Yeah, well, we'll see what you say when you get my bill.
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