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Living in California, a bunch of cool teenagers decide to form a rock band, the Dreams. Between gigs, they have to deal with real-life issues.
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Series cast summary:
Kelly Packard ...  Tiffani Smith 78 episodes, 1992-1996
Michael Cade ...  Sylvester 'Sly Winkle' / ... 78 episodes, 1992-1996
William James Jones William James Jones ...  Tony Wicks 78 episodes, 1992-1996
Jay Anthony Franke Jay Anthony Franke ...  Jake Sommers 65 episodes, 1993-1996
Jennie Kwan ...  Samantha 'Sam' Woo / ... 62 episodes, 1993-1996
Diana Uribe ...  Lorena Costa 47 episodes, 1994-1996
Aaron Jackson ...  Mark Winkle 47 episodes, 1994-1996
Zachary Throne ...  Mark Winkle 39 episodes, 1994-1996
Brentley Gore ...  Matt Garrison 33 episodes, 1992-1996
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Living in California, a bunch of cool teenagers decide to form a rock band, the Dreams. Between gigs, they have to deal with real-life issues. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Comedy | Family | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1992 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(78 episodes)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although most of the cast do their own singing at the show, the singing voices of Jake and Mark were sung by Zachary Throne and Barry Coffing. See more »

Quotes

Tony: [to Samantha] Just because I'm jealous, doesn't mean I'm an idiot.
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Good, Classic TNBC Television
22 December 2005 | by actionmoviestarSee all my reviews

"California Dreams" was more than a good television show. It was in fact my favorite TNBC television show during the time it was on air. California Dreams basically focused on a group of teenagers with a rock band that also dealt with serious issues in their life.

This show, had some of the most memorable songs written for a television show. I use to love to sing the show's theme song as soon as it came on. "California Dreams" was just a good, fun, clean-cut show. When I think about it, this show is nothing but a "revenge of the 90's" type show because it debuted in the early nineties during the time of all the various rock and roll forms arosed.

If one wants to see, good classic TNBC television(before what it has evolved into now) then you should try watching "California Dreams."


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