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1
Release Date:
27 September 1982 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Welcome to Weemawee High School, where being in the right clique can make one's years in school memorable... See more »
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Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations See more »
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Before FREAKS AND GEEKS there was . . . See more (32 total) »

Cast

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Sarah Jessica Parker ... Patty Greene (20 episodes, 1982-1983)

Amy Linker ... Lauren Hutchinson (20 episodes, 1982-1983)

Merritt Butrick ... Johnny Slash (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
John Femia ... Marshall Blechtman (20 episodes, 1982-1983)

Tracy Nelson ... Jennifer DiNuccio (20 episodes, 1982-1983)

Jami Gertz ... Muffy Tepperman (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
Claudette Wells ... LaDonna Fredericks (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jon Caliri ... Vinnie Pasetta (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
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Series Directed by
Kim Friedman (10 episodes, 1982-1983)
Terry Hughes (8 episodes, 1982-1983)
James Nasella (2 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Writing credits
Anne Beatts (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
Janis Hirsch (6 episodes, 1982-1983)
Andy Borowitz (5 episodes, 1982-1983)
Marjorie Gross (5 episodes, 1982-1983)
Deanne Stillman (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Susan Silver (2 episodes, 1982-1983)

Series Produced by
Anne Beatts .... executive producer / producer (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
Ronald E. Frazier .... supervising producer (19 episodes, 1982-1983)
Shannon Silverman .... associate producer (15 episodes, 1982-1983)
Stephen E. Smith .... associate producer (8 episodes, 1982-1983)
Greg Brown .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1982-1983)

Luciano Martino .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Tom Scott (1 episode, 1982)

Jonathan Wolff (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Emil Oster (3 episodes, 1982-1983)

Brianne Murphy (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Michael J. Lynch (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Joy Wilson (2 episodes, 1982-1983)

Jay Kamen (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Eve Brandstein (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Art Direction by
William McAllister (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Joseph A. Armetta (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Costume Design by
Deirdre Naughton (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Makeup Department
Dorinda Carey .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Shirley Crawford .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Production Management
Bruce Hendricks .... unit production manager (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Al Burton .... production supervisor (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Larry Lipton .... second assistant director (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Xavier Reyes .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Art Department
Margaret Mazzola .... leadman (7 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Sound Department
Jay Kamen .... sound editor (17 episodes, 1982-1983)
Paul Vitello .... sound editor (17 episodes, 1982-1983)
David Schneiderman .... sound mixer (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Christopher Dusendschon .... animation camera: Midocean Motion Pictures (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Hapke .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Lou Reinbold .... costume supervisor (11 episodes, 1982)

James P. Cullen .... costume supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Tom Scott .... title music / composer: end title music / ... (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
The Waitresses .... composer: main title theme / singers: theme music (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
John E. Oliver .... special musical material / composer: special music material (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Paul Shaffer .... special musical material (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jonathan Wolff .... special musical material / composer: special music material (3 episodes, 1982-1983)

Stephen E. Smith .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Carolyn A. Poer .... assistant accountant (17 episodes, 1982-1983)
Edie Baskin .... title sequence (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Andy Borowitz .... story editor (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jeff Carpenter .... title sequence (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Constance Kaplan .... production consultant (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Glenn Padnick .... production consultant (4 episodes, 1982-1983)
Kim Friedman .... creative consultant (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Lina Shanklin .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Susan Silver .... story editor (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Stephen E. Smith .... program coordinator (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Bob Talmage .... choreographer (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (20 episodes)
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia:
Sarah Jessica Parker originally wasn't going to get the part of Patty because the producers thought she was too pretty. Luckily, the casting director was wearing sunglasses that day and the producers took out the lenses, asked Sarah to put them on, and gave her the part.See more »
Quotes:
Lauren Hutchinson:[during opening credits] Listen, I've got this whole high school thing psyched out. It all breaks down into cliques.
Patty Greene:Cliques?
Lauren Hutchinson:Yeah, you know, cliques; little in-groups of different kids. All we have to do is click with the right clique and we can finally have a social life that's worthy of us.
Patty Greene:No way! Not even with CLEAVAGE!
Lauren Hutchinson:I told ya. This year we're gonna be POPULAR!
Patty Greene:Yeah?
Lauren Hutchinson:Yeah. Even if it kills us!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Psych: Ghosts (#3.1)" (2008)See more »
Soundtrack:
Square PegsSee more »

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13 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Before FREAKS AND GEEKS there was . . ., 22 August 2001
Author: thomandybish from Weaverville, NC

SQUARE PEGS was the hippest teen show of the time. Great writing, funny characters, tubular new-wave music and fashions--what was not to like? Something, because the show vanished after one or two seasons. An early vehicle for Sarah Jessica Parker that seems to have garnered a cult following and much acclaim at the time(ROLLING STONE did an article on the show and creator Ann Beatts), it has since slipped into oblivion. Historically, TV shows about teen and high school life have short runs, but why couldn't Nick At Nite do a Teen Weekend or something, run SQUARE PEGS and all the other great teen shows like JAMES AT 15, THE BRONX ZOO, THE MARSHALL CHRONICLES AND FREAKS AND GEEKS, along with old school shows like ROOM 222 and DOBIE GILLIS.

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