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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In the book Slimed: An Oral History of Nickelodeon's Golden Age, Mitchell Kriegman explained the concept of Sam climbing in Clarissa's window removed the need for him to interact with Clarissa's parents downstairs and "was a way to get him in her bedroom and start interacting faster. And it was also a way to show that they had this real friendship that wasn't about anything sexual. They were friends, and I wanted to keep it pre-sexual." 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 GOOD Nick REAL LIFE Show
16 November 2002 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Of all Nicks real life TV shows this has got to be the best. After this show Nick lost it's touch with real life TV shows (i.e. All That-new ones- The Amanda Show...). For now, Nick should just stick to making cartoon because none of their real life TV shows have hit it off. Clarissa was one of my favorite TV shows and that will never change, it dealt with real problems, had good plots, good acting, what more can you ask for in a kid's TV show.

I give this show a 10/10!


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