The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)

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She's Alex Mack. One minute she's walking home...the next there's a crash and she's drenched in some weird chemical! Then she gets powers...

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 Alex Mack (79 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Ray Alvarado (78 episodes, 1994-1998)
Dorian Lopinto ...
 Barbara Mack (74 episodes, 1994-1998)
Michael Blakley ...
 George Mack / ... (73 episodes, 1994-1998)
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 Annie Mack (67 episodes, 1994-1998)
Benjamin Kimball Smith ...
 Louis Driscoll (56 episodes, 1995-1998)
Natanya Ross ...
 Robyn Russo (44 episodes, 1994-1998)
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A teenage girl, just starting junior high and living in a modern corporate community is accidentally contaminated by a secret chemical product of The Plant. She acquires mysterious abilities that allow her to change her shape, move objects with her mind, and zap people and objects with small electrical charges. The owners of The Plant continually seek to find out which of the local kids has been contaminated so they can experiment on her, but their employees are less than competent and the search is comedic and futile. Written by <jmpoer@ix.netcom.com>

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Along with fellow creator Ken Lipman, Lynch wrote the pilot script for the show. Lynch's father was a nuclear physicist who worked with radioactive materials that he kept in the garage, providing some basic inspiration. Lynch's childhood is also how he came up with GC-161, the name of the chemical that gave Alex Mack powers. While GC was derived from "DNA research," 161 came about from divorce. Lynch was eight when his parents divorced, and 1 + 6 + 1 equals 8. See more »

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Awesome Show!!!
25 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I originally watched this show because of the cute girls, then I realized how well done it was. Great plot line, the characters are hilarious and I loved the different personalities of the characters and how they made light-hearted fun of everyday things like: big business, homeowner's associations, the gym coach, Dave, the environmental wacko friends, the Brainiac sister, dad, and her "nerd" friends. The interaction between Vince and Dave is my favorite part of the show. The parents are fun too.

This is when Nickelodeon was at it's best: Clarissa, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Doug, All That.

I'm actually watching all of the shows in order on DVD, a couple a week.


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