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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1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992
6 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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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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(78 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although most of the cast do their own singing at the show, the singing voices of Jake and Mark were sung by Zachary Throne and Barry Coffing. See more »

Quotes

Jake: Nobody messes with Jake Sommers, now if you excuse me there's something I got to do.
Lorena: Oh no you don't, I'm not going to let to ride Dead Man's Curve.
Jake: Who said anything about Dead Man's Curve, I just want to go beat that stupid speed bump.
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Featured in Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode #2.29 (2010) See more »

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She's Not You
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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