When Holly's father is transferred to Japan, she is sent to live with Valerie, her big sister, in New York City, and turns Valerie's life upside-down.
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 Holly Tyler (86 episodes, 2002-2006)
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 Gary Thorpe (86 episodes, 2002-2006)
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 Valerie Tyler (86 episodes, 2002-2006)
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 Lauren (66 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Tina Haven (59 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Vince (54 episodes, 2003-2006)
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When Holly (Amanda Bynes) is 16, her father takes a job in Japan and she moves in with her strait-laced sister Valerie (Jennie Garth) in New York City. Val finally has both a great career and a great boyfriend in a carefully organized life on the Upper West Side when Holly moves in and tries to become a part of her sister's fabulous life. Written by Ruth Suehle

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New York. New Season. New Night. (2nd Season Tagline)

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Ce que j'aime chez toi  »

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Stars Amanda Bynes and Jennie Garth share a birthday. Jennie Garth was born April 3, 1972 and Amanda Bynes was born April 3, 1986. See more »

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In the first season, the door next to Val's door is proven useless. Her apartment is too widely spaced for that door to lead to a neighboring apartment, and it's entrance would have been covered up by a large wooden dresser. See more »

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[after Holly and Val have given her their old bear]
Josy: He smells funny... I'm gonna name him Stinky Bear!
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Referenced in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #12.106 (2005) See more »

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OK cute sitcom
16 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

Holly Tyler (Amanda Bynes)'s father is moving to Japan for his new job. She stays with her strait-laced sister Valerie (Jennie Garth) for a final week before moving. Val has a great life in NYC. Holly is nothing but trouble. Despite the various disasters, Val takes her in. Gary Thorpe is her best friend. Lauren starts out as a competitive co-worker and ends up as Val's best friend. In the 2nd season, Holly finds a new friend in rebellious Tina Haven. The two Tyler sisters find love and heartbreak.

This was when Amanda Bynes was still cute and funny. She's doing broad and sometime slapstick comedy. This has photogenic actors in a perfectly OK blend of single-gal sitcom and teenage comedy. The rotating boyfriend carousel does get tiresome. It's hard to say any of the boyfriends truly stuck. In the end, the best couple is probably Holly and Val although Gary and Tina do find each other. This is a passable cute sitcom with some serviceable laughs.


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