Boy Meets World (1993–2000)

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Adolescent Cory Matthews grows up, and faces problems with friends, family, and school.

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 Cory Matthews / ... (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 George Feeny (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 Shawn Hunter / ... (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 Amy Matthews (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 Eric Matthews / ... (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 Alan Matthews (154 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 Topanga Lawrence / ... (147 episodes, 1993-2000)
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 Morgan Matthews / ... (75 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Jack Hunter / ... (68 episodes, 1997-2000)
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Adolescent Cory Matthews and his best friend Shawn, and Cory's girlfriend Topanga attempt to survive the trials of high school, along with the help of the George Feeny, the high-school principal and Cory's next-door neighbor. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Several times throughout the years they mention how Cory and Topanga first met, but it's never the same story. Their first meeting happened at several different ages and places. See more »

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In several episodes, the names and identities of Topanga's parents change. In season one, she calls them Jedediah and Chloe. In later seasons, they are Jedediah and Rhiannon. In total, four men and three women have played Topanga's parents, including a casting change right in the middle of a story arc regarding their divorce. See more »

Quotes

Shawn Hunter: I need chocolate.
Debbie: That's 16 grams of fat. And you have a purse.
Shawn Hunter: Yeah, I do.
Cory: That's not really his purse. He found that purse.
Debbie: Well, he found an ugly one.
Shawn Hunter: Hey. I happen to like this purse.
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At the end of the episode "I am Not a Crook," Topanga runs for class president. Everyone is chanting, "Topanga! Topanga! Topanga!" Because of this a credit is listed, "Executive Producer: Topanga." See more »

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a very fun show
4 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Boy Meets World is a show that reminds me a lot of NBC's 'Friends,' except for teens and younger children. Ben Savage leads the show as the character Cory Matthews. BMW shows the hardships of life from a young kid, a teen, a young adult, and finally, an adult. The show does a great job of adding humor in a lot of aspects of the show. As Cory goes on, you can see that he is maturing with time. I grew up with Cory, and he shows how hard it can be. The show does a good job of developing Cory, giving him the girl of his dreams, a loyal friend, a caring family, and a teacher/principal who has always been at his side. The show has everything that makes a good sitcom, comedy, drama, romance, and the occasional deep trouble that every teen gets in. BMW ended 5 years ago, but it is still one of the most watched shows on TV on the Disney Channel and ABC Family.

It's just so much fun to watch this show, and watch the characters develop so well. It's just a shame that none of the actors from the show besides Rider Strong and Will Friedle have gone on to bigger and better things. Look for Ben Savage to star in a movie next year, that's looking very good.

9.5/10 --spy


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