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

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Cathianne Blore ...
Cindy McGee ...
 Shana Elmsford / ... 65 episodes, 1985-1988
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 Roxanne Pelligrini / ... 61 episodes, 1985-1988
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 Carmen Alonso / ... 33 episodes, 1987-1988
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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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6 October 1985 (USA)  »

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In one scene where people are watching several television screens, you can see a news report of an attack by the Inhumanoids (who were monsters from a show of the same name, InHumanoids (1986), also produced by Sunbow). See more »

Goofs

In the episode "In search of the stolen album", Jem and the Holograms get a ransom note. The first line quite obviously reads "In search of good times," but the girls read out loud and then repeat "In search of good tunes." See more »

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Eric Raymond: Pizzaz! Wait! Don't slam the...
[Pizzaz slams the door and plaster falls from Eric's office ceiling on to his head.]
Eric Raymond: Door.
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The BEST Cartoon Of Ever!!
1 May 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This cartoon has it all. Mystery, adventure, music, glammer and glitter, and romance. If you have not seen Jem! You do not know what you are missing. This is the best cartoon ever made. It is about an all girl rock band. The band is called Jem and The Holograms. The show also has a wonderful doll and toy line that came out in the 80s.


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