Tessa Altman is used to the big city but when her dad moves her away, she has to adapt to her new suburban life in Chatswin.

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 George Altman (57 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Tessa Altman (57 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Dalia Royce (57 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Lisa Shay (57 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Dallas Royce (57 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Sheila Shay (53 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Noah Werner (47 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Fred Shay (45 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Mr. Wolfe (44 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Malik (30 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Ryan Shay (27 episodes, 2011-2014)
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Tessa Altman is used to the big city but when her dad moves her away, she has to adapt to her new suburban life in Chatswin.

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Escape is not an option.

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Two of the cast members, Jeremy Sisto and Alicia Silverstone, shared similar roles in a movie before: Clueless (1995). See more »

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Tessa: The New Jesus of Suburbia
16 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show may not be perfect, but it is funny. Also, it's very relatable, especially to a kid growing up in an obnoxiously fake suburb like the one on the show.

The actors are funny, sweet, quirky, and bring good-natured comedy to the screen. Tessa, Dalia, and Dallas are my favorites on the show. Tessa is witty and clever, a jaded foil to the naive and plastic Dalia and over-the-top yet lovable Dallas.

Also, the script is, for the most part, well written and the situations that Tessa finds herself in are hilarious.

As every sitcom, it's not perfect, and not all the jokes are funny, but for the most part, I am enjoying it and I'm looking forward to next season.


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