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A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school.

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Top Rated TV #232 | Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 Patty Chase (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Rickie Vasquez (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Angela Chase (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Brian Krakow (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Rayanne Graff (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Jordan Catalano (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Sharon Cherski (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Danielle Chase (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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 Graham Chase (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school.

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Like with boys...you have to pretend you don't notice them...noticing you

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25 August 1994 (USA)  »

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Someone Like Me  »

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Early on, Alicia Silverstone was considered for the role of Angela Chase. See more »

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Many sudden changes of clothes. See more »

Quotes

Sharon Cherski: My father almost died. And you were the only person who didn't even seem to care. People I barely knew were coming up to me all like, concerned, and you, you acted like you barely even knew me.
Angela: I know, I know I acted like that. I just didn't know what else to do... I knew I was the last person on earth you wanted to deal with...
Sharon Cherski: [beginning to cry] You were the *only* person I wanted to deal with!
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Soundtracks

Fountain and Fairfax
Written by Greg Dulli
Performed by The Afghan Whigs (as Afghan Whigs)
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment/Sub Pop Records
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if my life were a TV show...
24 June 2004 | by (nowhere) – See all my reviews

my so-called life is the GREATEST TV show ever made. it's a time capsule, a snapshot of what it was like to be a teenager in the early nineties. claire danes as angela chase is poetic and heartfelt. she goes through struggles that all teenagers go through... feeling alienated, pushing her boundaries, being hopelessly in love with a gorgeous boy...

this show is AMAZING. i've seen every episode twice and i still watch it every night on the N. if you doubt how fully amazing this show is, just watch the end of the episode "self esteem" where jordan realizes he loves angela because she's real and has flaws...then walks across the hall and asks in front of everyone if they can "go somewhere". as they're walking away, he takes her hand. MAGIC!


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