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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

The theme song is a variation of DJ Mark The 45 King's production of Queen Latifah's "Dance for Me." See more »

Quotes

[Clarissa and her dad, who has come down with the flu, are discussing Bouncy Balls]
Marshall Darling: But don't you think it's a little weird to eat something that you've been bouncing on the floor?
Clarissa Darling: Dad, you haven't really been eating them after they've been on the floor, have you?
[beat]
Marshall Darling: I'm gonna go get some more bouillon.
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Connections

Referenced in Britney and Melissa's Total Male Makeover (1999) See more »

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this came on when i was 11...
26 April 2001 | by melisseySee all my reviews

and Clarissa quickly became my hero. I watched it all the time. Then, there were reruns, and I watched them too ~! Hahaha! I was addicted to this show, I dunno why. It did for me what Punky Brewster did for me when I was 5. I remember Blossom being on the same time and thinking Blossom wasn't half as cool as Clarissa :)

Clarissa's room was really awesome, too. Remember in the beginning when she had Elvis, the Lizard?

I wish Nick would show reruns again...


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