Boston Public: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Oct 21
2002

Chapter Forty-Five

A new year arrives at Winslow High and new tensions immediately arise. Brooke is caught in the middle when a group of students plan a walkout because the administration has bee…

2 Oct 28
2002

Chapter Forty-Six

Temporary synopsis from TV Guide:
Harsh echoes resound from the student riot; the Danny-Marla confrontations lead to racist allegations against her; a drug deal entraps o…

3 Nov 04
2002

Chapter Forty-Seven

Temporary synopsis from TV Guide:
Misconduct charges target Guber, who’s up against a new superintendent; race issues fester between Marla and Danny; reckless stude…

4 Nov 11
2002

Chapter Forty-Eight

A sex scandal among teens rocks Winslow and prompts a mock trial of the accused instigator, a clean-cut senior who’s defended, prosecuted and judged by his peers.

5 Nov 18
2002

Chapter Forty-Nine

Senate’s erratic behavior rattles Ronnie and prompts a telling showdown with Harper; pupil misconduct provokes a new teacher, whose youth belies grit.

6 Nov 25
2002

Chapter Fifty

Violence and compassion commingle in this insightful episode. In the main plot, a rebellious, Irish-American teen squares off against an offended, African-American classmate in…

7 Dec 02
2002

Chapter Fifty-One

A jailed Harper faces a manslaughter charge in the death of a student’s father; a rebellious teen receives unsolicited help from Hanson, who uncovers the youth’s da…

8 Dec 16
2002

Chapter Fifty-Two

This holiday episode is enriched by dramatic confrontations, romantic complications and poignant reconciliations. For openers, the tense situation in a previous installment i…

9 Jan 06
2003

Chapter Fifty-Three

A teen’s pregnancy sensitizes Guber; a gang slaying deeply affects Kimberly and her prize student; romantic liaisons have differing impacts on Ronnie and Hanson.

10 Jan 13
2003

Chapter Fifty-Four

Anne Archer plays willful and sultry Patricia Emerson, whose daughter Becky is a student in an English class taught by Colin Flynn. At a home-tutoring session for Becky, Mrs. E…

11 Jan 20
2003

Chapter Fifty-Five

Moral and ethical dilemmas surround Flynn’s adulterous affair; the college recruitment of Winslow’s basketball star; and the plight of a pregnant teen.

12 Feb 03
2003

Chapter Fifty-Six

Guber’s speech team star has an issue, Russell decides on a college, while mixed signals rattle Colin as his affair comes to a close.

13 Feb 10
2003

Chapter Fifty-Seven

Valentine’s Day marks the arrival of Guber’s watchful mother; awakens a troubled coed’s feelings for Kimberly; and trifles with romances among Winslow faculty…

14 Feb 24
2003

Chapter Fifty-Eight

American Idol songbird Tamyra Gray, who lost the competition but won the hearts of TV audiences, makes her TV dramatic debut. Gray plays a shy Winslow student named Aisha, whos…

15 Mar 10
2003

Chapter Fifty-Nine

Anxiety besets Winslow staffers, scrutinized by the mayor’s spy; a teacher’s sex scandal is grist for the mill of student TV-journalists; boyfriend-related tensions…

16 Mar 17
2003

Chapter Sixty

Emotional Marla imperils a promotion; rattled Hanson tends to a 4-year-old niece; conflicted Aisha (Tamyra Gray), recast in the school musical, confronts her jealous boyfriend.…

17 Mar 24
2003

Chapter Sixty-One

Tensions surface over Ronnie’s new post; Aisha’s participation in the school musical and her relationship with J.T.; Harvey’s required recertification; and Da…

18 Mar 31
2003

Chapter Sixty-Two

Courtroom drama energizes Ronnie, who’s defending two teens in a murder arraignment; high test scores by poor students prompt Guber’s undercover investigation.

19 Apr 07
2003

Chapter Sixty-Three

Sudden fame heartens Ronnie, credited for high exam scores posted at Winslow, yet she’s also facing a romantic crisis with Zach; a student-council election tests a shy, a…

20 Apr 28
2003

Chapter Sixty-Four

Aisha (Gray) is shocked when her father, a one-time famous musician but now an alcoholic, makes a surprise visit to Winslow High. He is seriously ill and leaves Aisha a tattere…

21 May 05
2003

Chapter Sixty-Five

Hanson, looking for a way to increase his chances in adopting his niece, makes a sudden proposal to Claire (Missy Yager). Meanwhile, Guber challenges a student (rap star GQ gue…

22 May 12
2003

Chapter Sixty-Six

When a student writes a letter to Whitney Houston asking her to attend the prom with him, faculty and students are amazed that she accepts. Houston’s attendance at the pr…

About Boston Public

“Dignity isn’t something you practice. You either have it or you don’t.“From the Emmy Award-winning creator of Ally McBeal and The Practice, comes David E. Kelley’s newest series, Boston Public. The show is a dramatic, sometimes comedic, behind-the-scenes look at the personal and professional lives of teachers working at a midsize high school in Boston. At the top of the faculty chain of command is Steven Harper (Chi McBride), the strong and intimidating principal. Harper is the force behind the school’s objective to make students smarter and better. From handling irate parents to confronting school bullies to settling disputes between his staff, every day brings a new challenge for Harper.At the head of the Social Studies department is Lauren Davis (Jessalyn Gilsig), who while battling it out with students has to avoid the advances of fellow administrator, Scott Guber (Anthony Heald), the stern and formidable vice principal. Other faculty members include: Harve

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