Follow Patty Greene and Lauren Hutchinson, two awkward teenage girls who are desperate to fit in at Weemawee High School.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...  Patty Greene 20 episodes, 1982-1983
...  Lauren Hutchinson 20 episodes, 1982-1983
...  Johnny Slash 20 episodes, 1982-1983
...  Marshall Blechtman 20 episodes, 1982-1983
...  Jennifer DiNuccio 20 episodes, 1982-1983
...  Muffy Tepperman 20 episodes, 1982-1983
...  LaDonna Fredericks 20 episodes, 1982-1983
...  Vinnie Pasetta 20 episodes, 1982-1983
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Welcome to Weemawee High School, where being in the right clique can make one's years in school memorable. Enter Patty Greene and Lauren Hutchinson, two freshman who tried hard to be accepted into these cliques. The only problem was they stood out like sore thumbs. Patty was brainy and wore glasses, and Lauren was overweight and had braces. Thankfully, two other "square pegs" accepted them. They came in the form of aspiring comedian Marshall Blechtman and New Wave rocker Johnny Ulasewicz (aka Johnny Slash). Still, Lauren and Patty wanted to be in with the cool kids who came in the form of Jennifer DeNuccio, a wanna-be Valley Girl; LaDonna Fredericks, the hippest black girl in Weemawee High; Jennifer's boyfriend Vinnie Pasetta, a John Travolta carbon copy; and Muffy Tepperman, a Jewish princess who joined anything from JV pep squad to science fair organizer. Written by Pat McCurry <laraspal00@aol.com>

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You know the feeling. The awkwardness, the tender times, the silly moments of being fourteen and not quite sure you've got what it takes to be popular. That's what Square Pegs is all about. Join Patty and Lauren in the sights, sounds and songs of growing up in the 80's.

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27 September 1982 (USA)  »

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Zero in condotta  »

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Trivia

The show's cancellation after only one season was something of a surprise as it drew largely positive responses from critics and was popular with viewers. It was subsequently revealed that the show's cancellation was due to revelations of rampant on set drug use by cast and crew members during production of the series. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer DeNuccio: Like, who ARE Devo? Are they guys, 'cause I only go and see guy bands.
LaDonna: They're guys... they're WEIRD guys... but they're guys!
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Featured in The Goldbergs: The Darryl Dawkins Dance (2015) See more »

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Square Pegs
Written and Performed by The Waitresses
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One Size Does Not Fit All
5 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This show's one season coincided with my freshman year of high school, so I could relate to it big-time. It's a good candidate for resurrection on DVD, in my humble opinion(please, oh please!). I don't remember too much about the actual episodes, just bits and pieces(it's been 21 years since I last saw it). Again, let us all hope that Square Pegs gets released on DVD.


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