Jem (1985–1988)

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Jerrica Benton is secretly the leader of the glamorous and exciting music group, Jem and the Holograms.

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 Jem / ... (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
Cathianne Blore ...
 Aja Leith / ... (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
Cindy McGee ...
 Chrissie / ... (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
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Ellen Bernfeld ...
 Pizzazz (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
Patricia Alice Albrecht ...
 Anne / ... (61 episodes, 1985-1988)
Bobbie Block ...
 Roxanne Pelligrini / ... (61 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Rio Pacheco (54 episodes, 1985-1988)
Susan Blu ...
 Lindsay Pierce / ... (47 episodes, 1985-1988)
Linda Dangcil ...
 Carmen Alonso / ... (33 episodes, 1987-1988)
Louise Dorsey ...
 Jetta / ... (30 episodes, 1987-1988)
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 Eric Raymond / ... (29 episodes, 1985-1988)
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Jerrica Benton is the owner of Starlight Music and the Starlight Foundation, which is a foster home for young girls. But by using her earrings to project a holographic image over herself, she is transformed into her alter ego Jem, the lead singer for the successful music group, Jem and the Holograms. Other members of the group are Jerrica's sensitive little sister Kimber, the strong-willed Aja, and the creative Shana. The group's rivals are The Misfits, made up of the cold-hearted Pizzazz, the tough-acting Roxy, and the humble Stormer. Jem and her friends are always involved in glamorous and exciting adventures around the world, while touching people's hearts with their hit songs. Written by Anonymous

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The character of reporter Hector Ramirez would appear in various TV shows made by Sunbow. Besides appearing in Jem, he appeared in episodes of G.I. Joe (1985), InHumanoids (1986), and The Transformers (1984). See more »

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In multiple episodes Jem calls Kimber her sister, however as Jem she is not related to any of the Holograms, Rio Jerrica's boyfriend would have known this fact being friends with Jerrica and Kimber for years. See more »

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Synergy: Your father hoped you'd be strong.
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They don't make them like they used to..
21 July 2003 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

Looking at the trash cartoons they have out nowadays like Pokemon, it makes me really miss this cartoon, and this was probably one of the only cartoons that was made especially for girls! And it was really good and Jem was such a great role model. The songs and the outfits were great! It got a little outrageous at times, (Jem actually won the Indy 500 once!), but hey since Barbie could do every career so why not Jem? I miss this show, it was truly a classic and I'm hoping for either reruns or maybe DVDs one day in the near future


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