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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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Series cast summary:
...  Jem / ... 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Cathianne Blore ...  Aja Leith / ... 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Cindy McGee ...  Shana Elmsford / ... 65 episodes, 1985-1988
...  Jem 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Ellen Bernfeld ...  Pizzazz 65 episodes, 1985-1988
Patricia Alice Albrecht ...  Anne / ... 61 episodes, 1985-1988
...  Roxanne Pelligrini / ... 61 episodes, 1985-1988
...  Rio Pacheco 54 episodes, 1985-1988
Susan Blu ...  Stormer / ... 50 episodes, 1985-1988
Linda Dangcil ...  Carmen Alonso / ... 33 episodes, 1987-1988
Louise Dorsey ...  Jetta / ... 30 episodes, 1987-1988
...  Eric Raymond / ... 29 episodes, 1985-1988
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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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6 October 1985 (USA)  »

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The show's title and main character were originally going to be named "M," but "Jem" was chosen to avoid copyright problems with MTV. 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 »

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[the misfits are eating after Kimber has been attacked by a shark]
Pizzazz: This food is delicious! What is it?
Zipper: Well, I figured since the Holograms were having shark...
[Misfits look disgusted and run off]
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They don't make them like they used to..
21 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

Looking at the trash cartoons they have out nowadays like Pokemon, it makes me really miss this cartoon, and this was probably one of the only cartoons that was made especially for girls! And it was really good and Jem was such a great role model. The songs and the outfits were great! It got a little outrageous at times, (Jem actually won the Indy 500 once!), but hey since Barbie could do every career so why not Jem? I miss this show, it was truly a classic and I'm hoping for either reruns or maybe DVDs one day in the near future


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