California Dreams (1992–1997)

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Living in California, a bunch of cool teenagers decide to form a rock band, the Dreams. Between gigs, they have to deal with real-life issues.

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Series cast summary:
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 Tiffani Smith (78 episodes, 1992-1997)
William James Jones ...
 Tony Wicks (78 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Sylvester 'Sly Winkle' / ... (78 episodes, 1992-1997)
Jay Anthony Franke ...
 Jake Sommers (65 episodes, 1993-1997)
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 Samantha 'Sam' Woo / ... (61 episodes, 1993-1997)
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 Lorena Costa (47 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 Mark Winkle (47 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 Mark Winkle (44 episodes, 1994-1997)
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 Matt Garrison (33 episodes, 1992-1994)
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Living in California, a bunch of cool teenagers decide to form a rock band, the Dreams. Between gigs, they have to deal with real-life issues. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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12 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Fergie from The Black Eyed Peas appears in episode 17 of Series 3 "Tiffani's Gold". See more »

Quotes

Sly: I'm not greedy, I just can't get enough money.
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Referenced in Peter Pandrew (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Let Me Be The One
Performed by California Dreams
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Better than Saved by the bell
11 April 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

California Dreams came out in the year when Saved by the bell was on its knees before the finale. What i liked about the show is that it is about a group of kids who form their own band and sing songs. Yes, the stories are copies from Saved by the bell, a Peter Engel production, but what really makes up for the show is the soundtrack. you don't have to watch a show to like its music, you can like the show for having wonderful characters and attitude. It's just a shame that the show lasted five years, compared to Saved by the bell which had two spinoffs and lasted for eight years.

NBC should make shows like these.


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