Teen soap musical about the students and teachers of the Cordell Hull High, a hip, urban, racially-mixed high school. Breakdancing rap group the Hull High Devils serves as the modern version of the Greek chorus in the show.


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Complete series cast summary:
Will Lyman ...  John Deerborn 9 episodes, 1990
Nancy Valen ...  Donna Breedlove 9 episodes, 1990
Mark Ballou Mark Ballou ...  Mark Fuller 9 episodes, 1990
Marshall Bell ...  Mr. Fancher 9 episodes, 1990
Kristin Dattilo ...  D.J / ... 9 episodes, 1990
Cheryl Pollak ...  Camilla 9 episodes, 1990
Trey Parker Trey Parker ...  Devil Rapper #1 / ... 9 episodes, 1990
Phillip DeMarks Phillip DeMarks ...  Hull High Devil Rapper 9 episodes, 1990
Carl Anthony Payne II ...  Hull High Devil Rapper 9 episodes, 1990
George Martin ...  Emery Dobosh 8 episodes, 1990
Harold Pruett Harold Pruett ...  Cody Rome 8 episodes, 1990
Marty Belafsky ...  Louis Plumb 8 episodes, 1990
Holly Fields ...  Michelle 8 episodes, 1990
Bryan Anthony ...  Hull High Devil Rapper 8 episodes, 1990
Jennifer Blanc-Biehn ...  Straight girl 8 episodes, 1990
Roy Brocksmith ...  Mr. Kelm 3 episodes, 1990
Rodney Eastman ...  Richard Stoltz 2 episodes, 1990
Gary Grubbs ...  Mr. Brawley 2 episodes, 1990


Teen soap musical about the students and teachers of the Cordell Hull High, a hip, urban, racially-mixed high school. Breakdancing rap group the Hull High Devils serves as the modern version of the Greek chorus in the show.

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20 August 1990 (USA) See more »

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A suli See more »

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1.33 : 1
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This came on the same season as another TV musical Cop Rock (1990). Cop Rock lasted longer, even though Hull High came back in midseason to burn off a few episodes. See more »


Referenced in Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Saving Grace (1990) See more »

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A sparkling cocktail of entertainment and memories -- should have lasted longer than it did
16 October 2009 | by SparkiSee all my reviews

I know this show ran in 1990, but it had an 80s-esque feel to me -- I always felt that 1990 was the tail end of the 80s anyhow, and what a way to cap off the decade of day-glo-miniskirts, new-wave music, NutraSweet, fruit snacks, flavored lip gloss, Pac-Man, and David Bowie.

This inventive show WAS the original high school musical and I enjoyed it immensely even though I was in college and technically an adult (22) at the time, for this was an entertainment that can transcend the prom-and-Clearasil-and SATs age bracket, with its brilliant writing and charming musical numbers and dance routines relevant to the storyline's subject matter.

And in the pilot episode, the locker-room shower scene where the guys were singing "You Really Got Me Going" -- man, that sure got ME going.

I think that Hull High could have been a hit if the Suits just gave it a chance

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