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)
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 Shana Elmsford / ... (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Jem (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
Ellen Bernfeld ...
 Pizzazz (65 episodes, 1985-1988)
Patricia Alice Albrecht ...
 Anne / ... (61 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Roxanne Pelligrini / ... (61 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Rio Pacheco (54 episodes, 1985-1988)
Susan Blu ...
 Stormer / ... (50 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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6 October 1985 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Episode #26, "Glitter and Gold", served as a standalone bridge episode between the first and second seasons made at the request of Hasbro. The episode served to introduce the second edition of the toy line, which had been just released when the episode aired, most noticeably the "Glitter and Gold" Rio and Jem dolls and the "Rock n' Curl" Jem doll and the Glitter and Gold Rockin' Roadster toy car. Many of the characters in this episode wear dresses which were sold as separate alternate fashions for the dolls. Also, the character of Clash, who had had pink hair with a streak of aquamarine up to that point, appears for the first time with purple hair to match the doll. Although Clash would continue to have purple hair for the rest of the series, this is the only episode where she has long, wavy hair like the doll. 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 »

Quotes

[the misfits are eating after Kimber has been attacked by a shark]
Pizzazz: This food is delicious! What is it?
Zipper: Well, I figured since the Holograms were having shark...
[Misfits look disgusted and run off]
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13 September 2001 | by (england) – See all my reviews

Jem is such a classic and always will be! Although it is a children's cartoon there is something in this show for everyone, brilliant 80s music and classic story lines really are worth a watch.

If you ever get the chance to see it you won't regret it! It's a shame you can't get the videos any more (well you can't in England!) as they are brilliant! *****


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