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Episode Guide

4.11 Chapter Seventy-Seven: An overachieving student sues the school when she has to share presidency of the honor society with a black student in a wheelchair; Marla begins her in-vitro process.
Role: Jill Sharp
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Network: FOX
Running Time: 44 min
Production Company: David E. Kelley Productions, 20th Century Fox Television
Created by: David E. Kelley
Produced by: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Pontell, Jason Katims
Directed by: Michael Zinberg
Written by: Kerry Ehrin
Air Date: January 16, 2004
Cast: Chi McBride, Anthony Heald, Loretta Devine, Sharon Leal, Fyvush Finkel, Jeri Ryan, Michael Rapaport

About the Character

Jill Sharp is smart with an unbeatable GPA and the newly appointed president of the honor society but she has to share her title with Samantha Charles which she doesn't find fair. Feeling entitled to be the sole president, she decides to sue the school which doesn't go over too well with her fellow classmates. With the help of Miss Cooke, Jill realizes that her behavior is appalling and apologizes to Samantha and her classmates but does she really mean it?


Producer Jason Katims created "Roswell", where Majandra played Maria DeLuca for 3 seasons.
Majandra and Loretta Devine also worked together on the series "State Of Georgia" in 2011.

Best Quotes

Hello, a tie is not winning. It's like winning with an asterisk on it.

It's about valedictorian. And everybody knows whoever is voted president of the honor society is a shoe-in for valedictorian. It's like the Golden Globes, for God's sake.

I think we all know why Samantha Charles got the gig. I mean. She is in a wheelchair. She is ethnic. It's the double whammy.

They're just jealous. Because I'm smarter and I'm prettier and I'm going places they won't get in sniffing distance of.

Well, it's not like I was given an interview cause everybody knows I'm the big bad white person and you're the sweet little innocent girl in the wheelchair.

I am a nice person, people. I am nice.

People are what matter. They are what make life worth living.

I gave one speech, bla bla bla, and now I think I'm a shoe-in for valedictorian. It's the prodigal son syndrome. You know what, let's meet later and strategize. You and I, Miss Cooke, we're a team. We're going all the way.

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