Clarissa Explains It All (1991–1994)

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As events unfold in her life, Clarissa explains to the viewer the motivations behind people's actions.

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 Clarissa Darling (65 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Ferguson Darling (65 episodes, 1991-1994)
Elizabeth Hess ...
 Janet Darling (65 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Marshall Darling (65 episodes, 1991-1994)
Sean O'Neal ...
 Sam Anders (65 episodes, 1991-1994)
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As events unfold in her life, Clarissa explains to the viewer the motivations behind people's actions.

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During the run of the show, several changes are added to the house/set. Clarissa's bedroom window gets a window seat, a back staircase is added in the kitchen as well as a window seat in the kitchen, a guest room and Marshall's study are added, and the front staircase railing was painted white. See more »

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Marshall Darling: [after Ferguson hid Clarissa's bike as a joke, and it disappeared] Well, Ferguson, if it's really gone and you can't get it back, you know what you gotta do.
Ferguson Darling: Apologize.
Marshall Darling: No.
Ferguson Darling: Apologize sincerely.
Marshall Darling: No.
Ferguson Darling: No, Dad, not pay for it!
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A Great Series
16 July 2005 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

"Clarissa Explains It All" was a classic Nick show that aired in the early '90's. I remember watching it on SNICK when I was younger with my sister.

"Clarissa Explains It All" told the story of Clarissa Darling, a young girl who wanted to be a journalist. She lived with her mom, dad, and her brother Ferguson. Her best friend was her neighbor, Sam, who came in through her window everyday. There was also her pet alligator Elvis.

My all time favorite episodes were "Haunted House" and "Sam in Love", though, all the episodes were classics. I also thought the acting in this show was very well done, including Melissa Joan Hart as Clarissa.

I miss the days when Nick aired classic shows. I give "Clarissa Explains It All" 10/10 stars.


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