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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Clarissa Darling: [about the brat she has to babysit] This year I've got the perfect tools to tame little Elsie.
Sam Anders: Well, if you're not packing thermo-nuclear warheads, I think you're traveling light.
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The pretty blonde was only the "hook".
20 February 2010 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Man! those were the days of my early like for Nickelodeon. It was around 1993 when got cable and spent hours watching this particular channel.

"Clarissa Explains it All" was one of the most popular shows because most puberts felt identified with Clarissa. To be honest with you, I had a huge crush on Melissa Joan Hart and that's why I watched the show. She was the most perfect female blonde on t.v.!

Then, on the entertainment factor, the show had it all. It was good for kids, puberts, and probably some teens.

I can't really determine if the show could fit in today's standards for teenage fun. The show was somewhat cheesy, naive, and felt uncomfortable while trying to add a moral message when Clarissa solved her "situations". It's a new generation people!

Still, I had fond memories towards this one.


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