Popular (1999–2001)

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Two girls who despise each other, due to being on opposite sides of the "popularity fence", are forced together upon learning that their parents are getting married.

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Series cast summary:
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 Brooke McQueen (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Sam McPherson (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Lily Esposito (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Harrison John (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Carmen Ferrara (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Josh Ford (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Nicole Julian (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Mary Cherry (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Jane McPherson (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Mike McQueen (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Bobbi Glass / ... (36 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 April Tuna (18 episodes, 1999-2001)
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In the series pilot, two very different social opposite high school girls on different sides of the popularity circle, the blond, wealthy, attractive and popular Brooke McQueen. The "leader" of the popular crowd, Josh Ford her jock boyfriend, Nicole Julian her best-friend, and Sugar Daddy Josh's friend. Brooke and Nicole plan a party to kick off the school year inviting only those they choose to bring into their inner circle. The "Wannabe's" brunette, middle-class, wannabe and unpopular Samantha "Sam" McPherson who despises Brooke, her best-friend Harrison John, Carmen Ferrara, and activist friend Lily Esposito. Carmen wants to tryout for the cheer-leading squad as Josh contemplates joining the school musical. Sam and Brooke are paired as lab partner's to the delight of Carmen, who sees it as a chance for Sam to help her get on the cheer-leading squad. Sam takes a romantic interest in her facility advisor who wants her to interview the popular kids at Brooke's party much to Sam's ... Written by Ron Storey

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According to Leslie Bibb in an audio commentary, because the character of Mary Cherry was consistently so energetic and over-the-top, actress Leslie Grossman had a deal where she would take every fourth working week off to rest. See more »

Quotes

Mike McQueen: [referring to Brooke's pork chops] Sam, you barely touched anything on your plate.
Samantha 'Sam' McPherson: Oh I am a vegetarian.
Jane McPherson: Since when?
Samantha 'Sam' McPherson: Since I bit into those pork chops.
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The Popular Vs The Unpopular
28 July 2001 | by (London/England) – See all my reviews

Popular is a really great teen sitcom about the popular and unpopular kids at Kennedy High. A mix and match of a cast here too with Leslie Bibb playing the most popular girl and the likes of Carly Pope and Tamara Mello playing the unpopular girls. I'm not to keen on that Ms. Glass though. The show always keeps you interested all the time. So, catch it if you can. It's really good.


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