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)
Joe O'Connor ...
 Marshall Darling (65 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 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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In the episode called "Haunted House", Clarissa's aunt, Aunt Mafalda comes from Ottawa, Canada to visit the family. Elizabeth Tess, who portrays Clarissa's mother Janet Darling was born in Toronto, Canada. See more »

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Marshall Darling: Your mother and I aren't fighting. We're having a discussion.
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this came on when i was 11...
26 April 2001 | by (boston) – See all my reviews

and Clarissa quickly became my hero. I watched it all the time. Then, there were reruns, and I watched them too ~! Hahaha! I was addicted to this show, I dunno why. It did for me what Punky Brewster did for me when I was 5. I remember Blossom being on the same time and thinking Blossom wasn't half as cool as Clarissa :)

Clarissa's room was really awesome, too. Remember in the beginning when she had Elvis, the Lizard?

I wish Nick would show reruns again...


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