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 ...
 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

Unusually for a rock band, Jetta's main instrument is the saxophone, although only three Misfits songs ("I Like Your Style", "Trapped" and "Free And Easy") feature sax lines. She is seen playing the sax on other videos despite the songs featuring no sax parts, except on the "Congratulations" video where she's playing a keytar. In the original script of her first episode appearance she was a bass player, hence the initial rift with Roxy, but it was changed to a saxophone when the episode was animated. 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.
[pause]
Synergy: But I suppose tough is good enough.
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The best cartoon ever!
29 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

I feel sorry for kids nowadays,coz' they never had the chance to watch Jem! on tv like we did('we' as in those who consider themselves as the 'children of the 80s').Jem! was THE coolest cartoon show back in the 80's.Well,sure,the characters didn't have super powers like the PowerPuff Girls,or belong in a funny,superficial family like 'The Simpsons',but heck,they had CLASS!The cartoon evolves around rock bands,their rivals and of course,the music scene!Jem was such a hit,she became an icon,a role model for girls and boys alike!Jem has taught me a lot when i was kid,and up until now,she still manages to bring out the best in me!Jem rules!!!


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