My So-Called Life: Season 1, Episode 7

Why Jordan Can't Read (6 Oct. 1994)

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Patty thinks she may be pregnant, and Angela learns of Jordan's reading problem.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Camille Cherski
Johnny Green ...
May Quigley ...
Mrs. Lerner


Patty thinks she may be pregnant, and Angela learns of Jordan's reading problem.

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Angela: I was just thinking, could you maybe have Dyslexia?
Jordan: What the backwards thing?
Angela: Lots of people have it. My father's brother has it. It makes reading incredibly difficult cause your mind like ...
Jordan: Let's not talk about this.
  • Reverses things. I'm sorry. It's actually not... I mean A lot of really intelligent people are dyslexic. Just because a person can't read doesn't ...

Jordan: Hey! I can read, OK. Just not ...
Angela: No, I know.
Jordan: Just not that good.
Jordan: You know those guys... up in the mountains.
Angela: what guys?
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References Bicycle Thieves (1948) See more »


Music by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Lyrics by Winnie Holzman
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