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Jerrica Benton is secretly the leader of the glamorous and exciting music group, Jem and the Holograms.

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Christy Marx
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1988   1987   1986   1985  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Samantha Newark ...  Jem / ... 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Cathianne Blore Cathianne Blore ...  Aja Leith / ... 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Cindy McGee Cindy McGee ...  Shana Elmsford / ... 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Britta Phillips ...  Jem 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Ellen Bernfeld Ellen Bernfeld ...  Pizzazz 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Patricia Alice Albrecht Patricia Alice Albrecht ...  Anne / ... 61 episodes, 1985-1988
Samantha Paris ...  Roxanne Pelligrini / ... 61 episodes, 1985-1988
Michael Sheehan ...  Rio Pacheco 54 episodes, 1985-1988
Susan Blu Susan Blu ...  Stormer / ... 50 episodes, 1985-1988
Linda Dangcil Linda Dangcil ...  Carmen Alonso / ... 33 episodes, 1987-1988
Louise Dorsey Louise Dorsey ...  Jetta / ... 30 episodes, 1987-1988
Charlie Adler ...  Eric Raymond / ... 29 episodes, 1985-1988
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Storyline

Jerrica Benton is the owner of Starlight Music and the Starlight Foundation, which is a foster home for young girls. But by using her earrings to project a holographic image over herself, she is transformed into her alter ego Jem, the lead singer for the successful music group, Jem and the Holograms. Other members of the group are Jerrica's sensitive little sister Kimber, the strong-willed Aja, and the creative Shana. The group's rivals are The Misfits, made up of the cold-hearted Pizzazz, the tough-acting Roxy, and the humble Stormer. Jem and her friends are always involved in glamorous and exciting adventures around the world, while touching people's hearts with their hit songs. Written by Anonymous

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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jem and the Holograms See more »

Filming Locations:

Japan

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1985-1988)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A Jem movie was in the works but never got made due to the Transformers and My Little Pony films underperforming at the box-office. However, a new movie titled "Jem and the Holograms" has been produced by Universal and was released in October. See more »

Goofs

In the episode "In search of the stolen album", Jem and the Holograms get a ransom note. The first line quite obviously reads "In search of good times," but the girls read out loud and then repeat "In search of good tunes." See more »

Quotes

Pizzazz: Why do you always think the worst of me?
Stormer: Don't answer that, Jem.
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Featured in I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1985 (2003) See more »

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19 April 2008 | by sarah_stovelSee all my reviews

Unfortunately I was unable to watch Jem on T.V. but I did watch the show on VHS. I loved this show as a kid. It has everything: a lesson in every episode, mini music videos, and great role models for kids. It was also one of the few cartoons that changed the outfits for the characters. The only problem I have with Jem is how completely unbelievable it is. Of course, I didn't realize it as a child but when you watch the first episode it is so illogical. Jerica's father supposedly owned a record company, housed a bunch of young female orphans and also created a holographic computer named Synergy that is way before its time. Who is this man?


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