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Adolescent Cory Matthews grows up, and faces problems with friends, family, and school.
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Series cast summary:
 Cory Matthews / ... (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
 George Feeny / ... (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
Betsy Randle ...
 Amy Matthews / ... (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
 Eric Matthews / ... (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
 Shawn Hunter / ... (158 episodes, 1993-2000)
 Alan Matthews / ... (154 episodes, 1993-2000)
 Topanga Lawrence / ... (145 episodes, 1993-2000)
 Morgan Matthews / ... (74 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Jack Hunter / ... (68 episodes, 1997-2000)


In this TV series we see the "adventures" and goofs of a young schoolboy named Cory Matthews and his best friend Shawn Hunter. At school, they aren't very popular with girls, and they have enemies like Harley, Joey, and Frankie. They also get often in trouble with Mr. Feeny, the school's funny principal. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <>

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24 September 1993 (USA)  »

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Two "Boy Meets World" episodes appeared on "TV Guide's" best holiday-themed episodes: "Santa's Little Helper" (110) and "Turkey Day" (410). See more »


In the episode "Hair Today Goon Tomorrow" the guy who gives Topanga his card, his hair changes between the shots, in one shot there's a piece of hair in his face and the next it's gone, and then it's back again. See more »


[Cory and Shawn have a band named The Exits]
Shawn: You know, there was one point there where I thought that we really had them. They were screaming EXITS! EXITS!
Cory: Shawn, they were looking for a way out!
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Crazy Credits

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 »


Referenced in Hackers (1995) 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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