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Clarissa Explains It All 

As events unfold in her life, Clarissa explains to the viewer the motivations behind people's actions.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Melissa Joan Hart ...  Clarissa Darling 65 episodes, 1991-1994
Jason Zimbler ...  Ferguson Darling 65 episodes, 1991-1994
Elizabeth Hess Elizabeth Hess ...  Janet Darling 65 episodes, 1991-1994
Joe O'Connor ...  Marshall Darling 65 episodes, 1991-1994
Sean O'Neal ...  Sam Anders 65 episodes, 1991-1994
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As events unfold in her life, Clarissa explains to the viewer the motivations behind people's actions.

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Comedy | Family

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TV-G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Clarissa See more »

Filming Locations:

Orlando, Florida, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(65 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

According to the book Slimed: An Oral History of Nickelodeon's Golden Age, Mitchell Kriegman had a rule that the color purple was not allowed anywhere in the show: Clarissa's clothes, furniture, scenery, etc.; though by his own admission it was often sneaked into the show. See more »

Quotes

Clarissa Darling: [about the brat she has to babysit] This year I've got the perfect tools to tame little Elsie.
Sam Anders: Well, if you're not packing thermo-nuclear warheads, I think you're traveling light.
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Clarissa can teach Sabrina on how to be charming and funny.
27 February 2002 | by mack3175See all my reviews

When I was a teenager, I loved watching Melissa Joan Hart on this show. I would have loved to date a girl like Clarissa. She seems to have it all together. And does not seem to be insacure. She also has annoying little brother named ferguseon and clueless parents. I was hoping for second series of Clarissa. Like the college years. But I guess not. But Melissa Joan Hart had to go to Sabrina The Teenage Witch which was not has funny and charming has Clarissa was.


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