Fame: Season 2, Episode 19

Not in Kansas Anymore (24 Feb. 1983)

TV Episode  |   |  Drama, Music, Musical
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Doris slips, hits her head and dreams she's entered the "Land of Oz".



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Coco Hernandez (credit only)
Julie Miller / Mello Cello
Morgan Stevens ...
Darlene Smolinsky / Wicked Witch's Army
Ann Nelson ...
David Greenlee ...
Dwight Mendenhall / Evil Helper
Michael / Fame Dancer / Punchkin / Wicked Witch's Army
Bronwyn Thomas ...
Michelle / Fame Dancer / Punchkin / Wicked Witch's Army


The Wizard of Oz (1939) is retold in this dream-within-a-story centering on Doris (and Toto, too). The episode begins in black-and-white, then switches to Technicolor. Friends Leroy, Danny, and Bruno join Doris as the Scarecrow, Lion, and Tin Man respectively. Written by Anonymous

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24 February 1983 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The TV series Fame was filmed on the very same sound stage as The Wizard of Oz (1939)_ at MGM studios in Culver City, California. During the filming of this episode, original scarecrow Ray Bolger visited the set and was photographed with Fame scarecrow Gene Anthony Ray. See more »


The Wizard of Shorofsky: Click your heels together three times.
[Doris does so]
The Wizard of Shorofsky: Close your eyes... and open your mouth.
The Good Witch of the South: Say what?
The Good Witch of the South: I say, open your mouth. Open wider...
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References Magnum, P.I. (1980) See more »


Over the Rainbow
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Music by Harold Arlen
Sung by Debbie Allen and Valerie Landsburg
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