Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb



2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 1999

3 items from 2016


‘Clarissa Explains It All’ Turns 25: Melissa Joan Hart Looks Back on Her Breakout Role

23 March 2016 9:05 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Clarissa Explains it All,” the successful Nickelodeon sitcom that gained a cult following in the years after its original run, turns 25 on March 23. The comedy starred Melissa Joan Hart as the titular character, an outspoken young teenager who dealt with everyday teen situations in a fun, quirky way while breaking the fourth wall. “Clarissa” was Hart’s first lead role, which soon led to successful stints on other popular shows, including “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” “Melissa and Joey” and “Dancing with the Stars,” in addition to movie roles.

Hart spoke to Variety about that first big break, the success she found because of it and how she balanced work with being a teenager.

Clarissa” was your first big show. Looking back, how did it influence the way you approach your work now?

It was really a growing experience in so many ways. I was moved to Orlando to shoot the »

- Maria Cavassuto

Permalink | Report a problem


Celebrate Clarissa Explains It All's 25th Anniversary with 15 Things You Might Want Explained About the Show

1 March 2016 12:45 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Clarissa Explains It All premiered in March 1991, meaning that this month it celebrates its 25th anniversary. Yep, if Clarissa Darling were around today (and had been aging in real-world time since the show first debuted), she'd be 38 years old, maybe even with a 13-year-old Clarissa of her own. It's not just that the Melissa Joan Hart sitcom was a popular show for pre-teen girls or even pre-teens in general; it's that it helped established a network identity for the channel it was on, a still-young Nickelodeon, and helped shape a lot of similarly focused shows that aired throughout the rest of the '90s. »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

Permalink | Report a problem


Celebrate Clarissa Explains It All's 25th Anniversary with 15 Things You Might Want Explained About the Show

1 March 2016 12:45 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Clarissa Explains It All premiered in March 1991, meaning that this month it celebrates its 25th anniversary. Yep, if Clarissa Darling were around today (and had been aging in real-world time since the show first debuted), she'd be 38 years old, maybe even with a 13-year-old Clarissa of her own. It's not just that the Melissa Joan Hart sitcom was a popular show for pre-teen girls or even pre-teens in general; it's that it helped established a network identity for the channel it was on, a still-young Nickelodeon, and helped shape a lot of similarly focused shows that aired throughout the rest of the '90s. »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

Permalink | Report a problem


2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 1999

3 items from 2016


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners