Greenhouse Academy
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GenreDrama
Created byGiora Chamizer
Based onHa-Hamama by Giora Chamizer
Starring
  • Ariel Mortman
  • Finn Roberts
  • Chris O'Neal
  • Dallas Hart
  • Cinthya Carmona
  • Grace Van Dien
  • Benjamin Papac
  • Jessica Amlee
  • BJ Mitchell
  • Parker Stevenson
  • Danika Yarosh
  • Dana Melanie
ComposerTal Yardeni
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes40 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
  • Orly Atlas Katz
  • Udi Miron
  • Osnat Saraga
  • Tamara Rothenberg
  • Dominique Bazay
ProducerNoam Arazi
Production locationIsrael
Running time21–28 minutes
Production companyNutz Productions
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08) –
March 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)

Greenhouse Academy is a tween drama television series released by Netflix.[1] Based on the Israeli television series The Greenhouse (Ha-Hamama), created by Giora Chamizer, the series was adapted for international audiences by Chamizer and Paula Yoo.[2] The first season of the series was released on Netflix on September 8, 2017.[3] The second season was released on Netflix on February 14, 2018, the third season was released on October 25, 2019,[4] and the fourth season was released on March 20, 2020.[5] In July 2020, it was announced that Greenhouse Academy had been canceled after four seasons.[6]

Premise

Eight months after losing their astronaut mother in a rocket explosion, brother and sister Alex and Hayley Woods enroll at a private boarding school for gifted future leaders. Separately, they join two competing houses within the school and become rivals. Soon, mysterious events draw the students from both houses into a top secret investigation. They uncover a deadly plot to use earthquakes for monetary gain. Only by joining forces and working together will they be able to stop this scheme.

Cast

Main

Recurring

Production and release

Greenhouse Academy is a Netflix original series based on the Israeli tween-drama The Greenhouse (Ha-Hamama), which ran on Nickelodeon Israel.[11] Both versions were created by Giora Chamizer and produced by Nutz Productions, a subsidiary of Ananey Communications.[12] Two seasons consisting of a total of 24 episodes were produced. The series was filmed in summer 2016 in Tel Aviv and at other locations in Israel.[13] The first season was released on Netflix on September 8, 2017.[3] On January 18, 2018, the official Greenhouse Academy Instagram account announced that season 2 would be released on Netflix on February 14, 2018.[14]

The series was "quietly" renewed for a third season in March 2018.[15] In September 2018, the role of Brooke Osmond was recast with Danika Yarosh, after Grace Van Dien was cast in The Village which was picked up to series by NBC for the 2018–19 U.S. television season.[7] Season 3 was released on Netflix on October 25, 2019.[4] Season 4 was released on March 20, 2020.[5]

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
112September 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
212February 4, 2018 (2018-02-04)
38October 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)
48March 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)

Season 1 (2017)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Pilot"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)

Alex Woods applies to Greenhouse Academy to honor his mother's memory, a former student who is presumed dead. His sister Hayley drives Alex to Greenhouse Academy, where he proceeds to take both the written and the physical tests, but is sabotaged by the captain of The Eagles, whilst Hayley watches from the sidelines and meets Leo, captain of the Ravens. Louis Osmond, head of Greenhouse Academy, offers both siblings a place at Greenhouse: Alex in The Eagles, and Hayley in The Ravens.

Guest starring: Tamir Ginsburg as Tyler Shaw, Dan Mor as Sergeant Archer
22"The Opening Challenge"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
Though there is still tension between Alex and Daniel, Sophie, a member of the Eagles and writer for the official Greenhouse blog, befriends Alex. Meanwhile The Ravens are crowned winners of the Opening Challenge thanks to Leo and Hayley. At the Woods home, Carter has contacted his ex-colleague and FBI agent about a suspected break-in. It is revealed that a woman named Judy hired the intruder to delete all files on the Woods family computer that included her name.
33"Breaking and Entering"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
The Eagles want revenge after losing the Opening Challenge, and convince Alex to steal a key from his sister to get into the Ravens' clubhouse and vandalize it. The FBI agent from the Woods home is seen at Greenhouse, searching for a Park Ranger's lost taser as part of a missing person's case. They suspect Jackie is behind the lost taser but she refuses to take the lie detector test to prove her innocence. The rest of the Ravens take the polygraph in support of Jackie.
44"Private Screening"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
Jackie is cleared of any suspected crime after taking the polygraph. Daniel overhears the head of Greenhouse Academy, the Dean and the FBI agents discussing the missing taser, and rushes to the beach to dispose of the weapon, but Brooke follows him and sees him throw the taser into the ocean. Leo and Hayley realize Alex must have been the one who took Hayley's key. After confronting his brother, Hayley decides to leave Greenhouse Academy. At home, Hayley confronts her father about his current mindset, accusing him of being stuck in the past whilst he has himself and his children to care for. Leo visits Hayley at home and convinces her to return to the Academy.
55"Black Smoke"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)

After a basketball game, Daniel faints for an infection on his leg caysed by a taser barb. Daniel wakes up in the hospital and reveals how he found the taser. Daniel begins the recovery process, but he is stripped of his position as captain of the Eagles.

Guest starring: Dor Zweigenbaum as Dr. Schwartz
66"Captain Material"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
Max's feelings towards Emma begin to develop after encouragement from Jackie. The Eagles vote for their new captain: Alex convinces Daniel that his best friend, Parker, would be a good choice as he can be easily manipulated, but Sophie also decides to run for the position. An FBI agent and Brooke begin separately investigating on the explosion that destroyed the taser barb.
77"Swimming Lessons"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
Sophie and Parker compete in a debate to get the most votes while Daniel gives Parker some information he can use against Sophie in the debate. Judy convinces Jason to confine his father to let him go to the NASA shuttle launch instead of him.
88"The Outsider"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)

Sophie becomes the Eagles' new captain and Leo attends the satellite launch with Hayley. Jason brings down the satellite with Emma's help. Emma talks to Jason about the satellite after she realizes what she did.

Guest starring: Omri Doron as JPL Security Guard
99"Steph"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
Guest starring: Herzl Tobey as Park Ranger
1010"Guilt-Free Cupcakes"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
Guest starring: Herzl Tobey as Park Ranger
1111"Great Scott"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)
1212"L.D.R."Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooSeptember 8, 2017 (2017-09-08)

Season 2 (2018)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
131"Escape Mechanism"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
142"The Client"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
153"A Day Off"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
164"Meant to Be"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
175"Surfing Lessons"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
186"The Workshop"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
197"The Spiral"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
208"More Than a Hunch"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
219"A Born Leader"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
2210"Kyle"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
2311"Bad Decisions"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)
2412"Home"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Paula YooFebruary 14, 2018 (2018-02-14)

Season 3 (2019)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
251"The Hike"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Janae BakkenOctober 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)
262"The Interrogation"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Janae BakkenOctober 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)
273"The Perfect Solution"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Janae BakkenOctober 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)
284"Your New Best Friend"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Janae BakkenOctober 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)
295"Old Trophies"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Janae BakkenOctober 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)
306"A Piece of Moon Rock"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Janae BakkenOctober 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)
317"The Hidden Flag"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Janae BakkenOctober 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)
328"The Beeps"Roee FlorentinGiora Chamizer & Janae BakkenOctober 25, 2019 (2019-10-25)

Season 4 (2020)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
331"Rock by Rock"Roee FlorentinJanae Bakken and Giora ChamizerMarch 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)
342"The Quick One"Roee FlorentinJanae BakkenMarch 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)
353"A Not Totally Bad Person"Roee FlorentinJanae BakkenMarch 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)
364"Gummy Bears"Roee FlorentinJanae BakkenMarch 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)
375"Cortinarius Orellanus"Roee FlorentinJanae BakkenMarch 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)
386"Hundred Percent"Roee FlorentinJanae BakkenMarch 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)
397"Room 205"Roee FlorentinJanae BakkenMarch 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)
408"The Client"Roee FlorentinJanae BakkenMarch 20, 2020 (2020-03-20)

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