Atlantis High

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Atlantis High
Genre Drama
Comedy
Created by Raymond Thompson
Written by James Wyllie
Raymond Thompson
Directed by Andrew Merrifield
Raymond Thompson
Starring Sally Martin
Michael Wesley-Smith
Elizabeth McGlinn
Todd Emerson
Country of origin New Zealand
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Production
Executive producer(s) Raymond Thompson
Broadcast
Original channel Channel 5 (UK) UK
Channel 5- New Zealand
Original run 8 September 2001 – 2 March 2002

Atlantis High is a teen comedy TV show, shot in New Zealand in 2001.

The plot revolves around 16-year-old Giles Gordon (Michael Wesley-Smith), who has just moved to Sunset Cove, "a beautiful coastal surfing town where the sun is always shining, the people are all beautiful and everything is perfect... or so it seems." [1] He enrolls in Atlantis High School, where he soon discovers that Sunset Cove is unlike any town he's ever seen: populated by double-agents, aliens and high school students with blue hair and pointy ears, its inhabitants are eccentric lunatics who at times turn into superheroes or other whimsical figures.

Atlantis High both parodies soap operas and pays homage to spoof television.

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