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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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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

Due to low sales of the toy line in 1987, Hasbro decided not to issue a third edition of it in 1988, although they did make doll prototypes of three new Jem dolls, and of characters introduced in the third season: The Stingers, Astral and Regine, and also a new character not introduced in the cartoon, Graphix. With Hasbro canceling the toy line, the series was also cancelled. Series creator Christy Marx was given the chance to write the final episode, which she wrote as a closing chapter in the series with the Holograms, the Misfits and the Stingers calling a truce. See more »

Goofs

In multiple episodes Jem calls Kimber her sister, however as Jem she is not related to any of the Holograms, Rio Jerrica's boyfriend would have known this fact being friends with Jerrica and Kimber for years. See more »

Quotes

Synergy: Your father hoped you'd be strong.
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User Reviews

The best cartoon ever!
29 April 2002 | by wicked_witch81See all my reviews

I feel sorry for kids nowadays,coz' they never had the chance to watch Jem! on tv like we did('we' as in those who consider themselves as the 'children of the 80s').Jem! was THE coolest cartoon show back in the 80's.Well,sure,the characters didn't have super powers like the PowerPuff Girls,or belong in a funny,superficial family like 'The Simpsons',but heck,they had CLASS!The cartoon evolves around rock bands,their rivals and of course,the music scene!Jem was such a hit,she became an icon,a role model for girls and boys alike!Jem has taught me a lot when i was kid,and up until now,she still manages to bring out the best in me!Jem rules!!!


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