The White Shadow revealed Ken Reeves’ back story in the two-part Season 3 premiere episode Reunion. Reeves’ Bayside High School Class of 1960 holds its 20-year reunion, furnishing the trigger for Reeves’ return to old friends, lost loves, and family in Queens, New York. Buchanon’s promotion to Principal upon Willis’ move to Superintendent of Schools in Oakland adds to Reeves’ stress before his trip starts.
Archive for January, 2014
When Ken Reeves arrives at George Washington Carver High School, he is about as welcome as a cat at a mouse convention. The basketball team doesn’t like him. The Vice Principal doesn’t like him. And Reeves doesn’t know how to gain the trust of either.
Based on the eponymous play, Inherit the Wind showcases the Scopes Monkey Trial. This 1960 film stars Spencer Tracy and Fredric March as the fictional counterparts to Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan, respectively.
Lawyers are prominent in films, representing every strata of society from rape victims to Santa Claus. They are the bastions of justice, their cinematic appearances reinforcing their prevention of order descending into chaos.