Chapter Six

Boston PublicSeason 1

A popular and beloved teacher, Mr. McMahon, has a heart attack and dies at school. A close friend of the deceased, Principal Harper overcomes his own grief to help his students cope with the loss. To make matters worse, it appears that McMahon had been having an affair with a female senior, Karen Fitzgerald.
While Harper struggles to deal with the incident’s aftermath and maintain status quo, the students and faculty begin to fall apart. A defiant pupil, Webster, spits on Lauren and she vows to have him expelled. The case becomes more complex, however, when Harper learns that Webster was close to Mr. McMahon and is extremely upset over his death. A disciplinary hearing is held and it’s decided that Webster will only be suspended, much to Lauren’s disgust.
Meanwhile, the distraught students hold an assembly to deal with their confusion. The kids quickly embrace God as the answer and their meeting turns into a mass prayer rally.
Eventually, Harper and Guber look into McMahon’s alleged af

Information

First Aired On:
Nov 27th, 2000
Guest Stars
Adrian Davis, Alex Chester, Angela Paton, April Grace, Christopher John Fields, Efren Ramirez, Eric Jungmann, Hallie Erin King, Jill Ritchie, Joanna Sanchez, Larry Bates, Laurie O'Brien, Mark L. Taylor, Natanya Ross, Nick Jameson, Paul Norwood, Phyllis Lyons, Shelly Cole
Writers
David E. Kelley
Directors
Jonathan Pontell

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