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"My So-Called Life" (1994) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1994-1995

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My So-Called Life: :  -- Angela Chase begins new friendships at school.
My So-Called Life: Season 1: Episode 19 -- Brian writes a letter to help Jordan win Angela back.
My So-Called Life: Season 1: Episode 18 -- Rayanne accidentally handcuffs herself to the bed.
My So-Called Life: Season 1: Episode 17 -- Rayanne betrays Angela by sleeping with Jordan.
My So-Called Life: Season 1: Episode 16 -- Rickie finds himself homeless again.

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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
25 August 1994 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school.
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The show that started realistic portrayals of teens... See more (85 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 32)

Bess Armstrong ... Patty Chase (19 episodes, 1994-1995)

Wilson Cruz ... Rickie Vasquez (19 episodes, 1994-1995)

Claire Danes ... Angela Chase (19 episodes, 1994-1995)

Devon Gummersall ... Brian Krakow (19 episodes, 1994-1995)

A.J. Langer ... Rayanne Graff (19 episodes, 1994-1995)

Jared Leto ... Jordan Catalano (19 episodes, 1994-1995)

Devon Odessa ... Sharon Cherski (19 episodes, 1994-1995)

Lisa Wilhoit ... Danielle Chase (19 episodes, 1994-1995)

Tom Irwin ... Graham Chase (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
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Series Directed by
Mark Piznarski (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Scott Winant (3 episodes, 1994)
Todd Holland (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Writing credits
Winnie Holzman (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jill Gordon (3 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jason Katims (3 episodes, 1994)
Ellen Herman (2 episodes, 1994-1995)

Series Produced by
Marshall Herskovitz .... executive producer (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Winnie Holzman .... co-executive producer (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Edward Zwick .... executive producer (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Scott Winant .... co-executive producer (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Monica Wyatt .... co-producer (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jill Gordon .... consulting producer (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Alan Poul .... producer (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Brooke Kennedy .... producer (9 episodes, 1994)
Charles S. Carroll .... coordinating producer (8 episodes, 1994)
Richard Kramer .... consulting producer (8 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Original Music by
W.G. Snuffy Walden (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Cinematography by
Charlie Lieberman (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ernest Holzman (9 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Film Editing by
Ron Rosen (7 episodes, 1994-1995)
Robert Frazen (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Casting by
Jeff Greenberg (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Production Design by
Brandy Alexander (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Cate Bangs (8 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Barbara Cassel (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jan K. Bergstrom (4 episodes, 1994)
Michael W. Foxworthy (4 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Costume Design by
Patrick R. Norris (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Makeup Department
Candy L. Walken .... hair stylist (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Isabel Harkins .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Production Management
Thomas H. Brodek .... executive in charge of production (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Deirdre Paulino .... production supervisor (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Arturs Rusis .... post-production supervisor (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ron Mitchell .... unit production manager (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Charles S. Carroll .... unit production manager (8 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nancy Jacobs .... first assistant director (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Judith Moore .... second assistant director (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Wendy Peterson .... second assistant director (8 episodes, 1994)
Concetta Rinaldo-Williams .... first assistant director (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Sara Fischer .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 1994)
Danny Irom .... second assistant director (1 episode, 1994)
 
Series Art Department
Robert E. Knight .... scenic lead (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Laurie Dalton .... property master (17 episodes, 1994-1995)
Hugh Conlon .... construction coordinator (13 episodes, 1994)
Hilda Stark .... set designer: permanent sets (8 episodes, 1994)
Duke Tomasick .... construction coordinator (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Melissa Feinberg .... assistant property master (4 episodes, 1995)
Eric A. Holst .... property master (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Sound Department
Bo Harwood .... production sound mixer / sound mixer (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Patrick O'Sullivan .... supervising sound editor (11 episodes, 1994-1995)
Chris Hogan .... supervising sound editor (7 episodes, 1994)

Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Sherry Klein .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Mark Lanza .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Robert Nichols II .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Mike Olman .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Anthony G. Nakonechnyj .... chief lighting technician (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Stephen Thorp .... electrician (17 episodes, 1994-1995)
Daniel C. Gold .... camera operator / camera operator: "a" camera (15 episodes, 1994-1995)
Paul Threlkeld .... key grip (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Thomas Browne .... key grip (8 episodes, 1994)
P. Scott Sakamoto .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1994)

Michael Gallart .... best boy / rigging gaffer (unknown episodes)
Steven R. Monroe .... first assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Mary Goldberg .... original casting (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Editorial Department
Aaron Lemos .... post-production assistant (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Michael Levy .... colorist (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Elissa Loparco .... post-production executive (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Hollyhart Galanoy .... post-production coordinator (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jim Page .... assistant editor (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Anthony Scott .... assistant editor (9 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jean Crupper .... post-production coordinator (8 episodes, 1994)
Joanna Cappuccilli Lovetti .... supervising editor (6 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Music Department
W.G. Snuffy Walden .... composer: theme music (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Allan K. Rosen .... music editor (11 episodes, 1994-1995)
Patty von Arx .... music editor (8 episodes, 1994-1995)

Carolyn Bahr .... music editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Bill Myers .... transportation coordinator (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Other crew
Kathie Broyles .... title design (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Debra Lovatelli .... assistant to executive producer (19 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jennifer Catalano .... assistant to co-executive producers (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Terry Edinger .... production accountant (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jason Katims .... story editor / executive story editor (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Gary Rieck .... script coordinator / assistant to co-executive producers (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
Diane Durant .... script supervisor (16 episodes, 1994-1995)
Jed Blaugrund .... assistant to executive producer (14 episodes, 1994)
Christopher Landry .... extras coordinator (12 episodes, 1994)
Diane Driscoll .... assistant to co-executive producers (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Enid L. Kantor .... production coordinator (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Michael Mann .... location manager (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
David Clayton Miller .... assistant to producer (10 episodes, 1994-1995)
Ron Dittman .... location manager (8 episodes, 1994)
Liberty Godshall .... executive story editor (8 episodes, 1994)
Mary Helfrich .... assistant to producer (8 episodes, 1994)
Cheri Jacobs .... production coordinator (8 episodes, 1994)
Betsy Thomas .... story editor (8 episodes, 1994)
Robin Budd .... assistant to executive producer (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Kristine Greco .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1994)
Jack E. Herman .... extras set coordinator (2 episodes, 1994)
Erin Fiedler .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1994)
Pam Jackson .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1994)

Ian Busch .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Josh Gummersall .... key set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Ed Lippman .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey D. Stevens .... key medic (unknown episodes)
Korin A. Tarin .... accounting assistant (unknown episodes)
Paul Wilson .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Jennifer Catalano .... special thanks (1 episode, 1994)
Mary McMartin .... special thanks (1 episode, 1994)
Rebecca Smith .... special thanks (1 episode, 1994)
 

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Runtime:
60 min (19 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Jordan Catalano is almost always referred to by his first and last name together, never just "Jordan".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Many sudden changes of clothes.See more »
Quotes:
Brian:Here, do you want to... borrow my sweater?
Angela:Thanks.
Brian:Just don't sweat into it or anything.
Angela:Why do you always have to say stuff like that?
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Fountain and FairfaxSee more »

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35 out of 46 people found the following review useful.
The show that started realistic portrayals of teens..., 15 September 2004
Author: JSoldanels

I just happened to read the comments made by the previous reviewer and I have to laugh. First I will address the "need for a show about a teen nerd." Have you watched TV at all in the last 50 years? Let's see: Doogie Houser, M.D., Blossom, The Facts of Life, etc... T.V. has repeatedly offered up fare consisting of pure, wholesome, virtuous teenagers.

The fact is that teenagers rebel against their parents, care too much about that they wear, obsess over sex, etc. The teens are a time of experimentation and soul-searching. And My So-Called Life was the first T.V. show that honestly addressed the issues that modern teenagers were facing on a day to day basis. We can thank it for the other television shows that dared to follow its example and offer characters that teenagers can actually relate to.

Unfortunately, it doesn't contain the morality lessons that Leave it to Beaver always imparted, but the morality of the Cleavers was a thing of the past in the divorce-ridden, gay-friendly, sexually aware 90s. And before anyone attempts to throw it in my face that things would be so much better if we could hearken back to days gone by, let me remind you that the "decline of the family" occurred as a result of the staunch and oppressive 50s. People didn't confront issues back then and it made the situation worse. But now we have an opportunity to examine these issues with great programs like My So-Called Life.

It is a travesty of justice that it was ever cancelled.

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