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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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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 55 episodes, 1985-1988
Susan Blu Susan Blu ...  Stormer / ... 51 episodes, 1985-1988
Charlie Adler ...  Eric Raymond / ... 41 episodes, 1985-1988
Linda Dangcil Linda Dangcil ...  Carmen Alonso / ... 33 episodes, 1987-1988
Marlene Aragon Marlene Aragon ...  Synergy / ... 31 episodes, 1985-1988
Louise Dorsey Louise Dorsey ...  Jetta / ... 30 episodes, 1987-1988
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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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Runtime:

(1985-1988)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

After M was ditched as the name of Jem, several other names were tested before the final names were decided upon. Jem was Misty, Jerrica was Morgan, Kimber was Aja, Aja was Jade, Stormer was Roxy and Roxy was Ru. 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

Eric Raymond: Pizzaz! Wait! Don't slam the...
[Pizzaz slams the door and plaster falls from Eric's office ceiling on to his head.]
Eric Raymond: Door.
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Why I loved Jem!
18 October 1998 | by MooncatSee all my reviews

This great 1980's Toon has a huge, growing fandom on-line, and it's easy to see why :) With it's music intense format, and genuinely interesting characters, it's a delight to watch. If you like animation and music together, you will probably like JEM! If you are a big 80's buff, this cartoon is rife with 80's talk and culture. The simple premise of an all girl Rock Band, it's leader the mysterious Jem and her secret identity, will be fun for all ages. The original "Girl Power" band, long before the Spice Girls :)

If you remember it, give it another look and relive the magic. If you've never seen it, track it down and give it a look-see.

That's my opinion >^&^<


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