A young fresh out of high school girl, follows her high school crush to college to be near him.
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 Felicity Porter (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Ben Covington (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Noel Crane (84 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Elena Tyler (75 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Sean Blumberg (69 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Meghan Rotundi (69 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Julie Emrick (50 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Javier Clemente Quintata / ... (46 episodes, 1998-2002)
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 Richard Coad (36 episodes, 1998-2002)
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It all starts the moment shy, beautiful Felicity Porter asks Ben Covington to sign her high school yearbook. It's graduation day... he's gorgeous... and she's had a four-year crush on him. Even though the two have never spoken, what he writes is so insightful, so perfect, it persuades Felicity to change the course of her future. A future defined by medical school and the dreams of her parents. She surreptitiously follows Ben to UNY (the fictional University of New York) and is quickly swept into a romantic triangle that brings both discovery and heartache. Felicity moved to New York to find romance but ends up finding herself. Written by Anonymous

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She's about to make the best mistake of her life.

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29 September 1998 (USA)  »

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In season one, episode 5 (Spooked), Felicity sees Ben kissing a girl in a pink Power Ranger costume at the Halloween party. Amy Jo Johnson (Julie) previously played the pink Power Ranger in the Power Ranger series and movies. See more »

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In "Fugue", Hanna has an assignment to write a fugue, but the piece that she records is clearly not a fugue. See more »

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Meghan: This is how I know Felicity still likes you. You ready?
Ben Covington: Yeah. Wha... what is it?
Meghan: Sarah McLachlan.
Ben Covington: What?
Meghan: When Felicity showed up last year, head over heels for you, Sarah McLachlan was all she listened to. If "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy" wasn't in the CD player, it was only so "Solace" could get a little airplay. I started calling it 'Ben music'... not to her face but behind her back. But then it went away, and I thought Sarah was gone for good. I almost started celebrating. And then you showed up...
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An Amazing piece of Television
19 October 1998 | by (Vienna, VA) – See all my reviews

"Felicity" is a show that doesn't come along very often. In this year's humdrum of boring freshman shows and networks trying to squeeze ratings out of old worn out sitcoms on their last legs, Felicity comes across as a refreshing journey. Felicity is somewhat of a lost soul, her father has planned out her future, pulling strings to get her into Stanford to pursue a medical career. But right after graduation, Felicity asks a guy she's been eyeing for the whole time she was in high school.... Ben Covington... to sign her yearbook. What he writes genuinely touches Felicity, so she decides to pursue Ben to NYU. Many of the plotlines of the series (at least so far) almost seem to be along the lines of something found in Melrose Place or 90210, but they are handled with a sense of care, and the series achieves poignant moments comparable only to moments spent watching movies. The whole show has a movie like quality to it, each scene looks planned, camera-work brings a little extra oomph to the scenes.... This is some of the best work I've seen on television. I can not recommend this show enough... it lives up to the buzz. Definitely among the top 5 shows on television.


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