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Series cast summary:
Martin Andersson Martin Andersson ...  Bert 12 episodes, 1994
Ing-Marie Carlsson ...  Mamma Madeleine 11 episodes, 1994
Oliver Loftéen Oliver Loftéen ...  Åke 11 episodes, 1994
Johan Ulveson ...  Pappa Fredrik 11 episodes, 1994
Nick Atkinson Nick Atkinson ...  Torleif 10 episodes, 1994
David Boati David Boati ...  Lill-Erik 10 episodes, 1994
Martin Lindqvist Martin Lindqvist ...  Klimpen 9 episodes, 1994
Yvonne Lombard ...  Mormor Svea 9 episodes, 1994
Johan Tillenius Johan Tillenius ...  Nicke 9 episodes, 1994
Katinka Hollenberg Katinka Hollenberg 8 episodes, 1994
Johanna Mork Johanna Mork 8 episodes, 1994
Henrik Schyffert ...  Harry Oldsberg 8 episodes, 1994
Hanna Alström 7 episodes, 1994
Cissi Blomqvist Cissi Blomqvist 7 episodes, 1994
Oskar Elliot Oskar Elliot 7 episodes, 1994
Bo Fager Bo Fager 7 episodes, 1994
Sarah Dawn Finer Sarah Dawn Finer 7 episodes, 1994
Axel Heckscher Axel Heckscher 7 episodes, 1994
Annika Jansson Annika Jansson 7 episodes, 1994
Erik Johansson Erik Johansson ...  Benny 7 episodes, 1994
Petra Loboda Petra Loboda 7 episodes, 1994
Truls Mosegaard Truls Mosegaard 7 episodes, 1994
Michelle Stachowicz Michelle Stachowicz 7 episodes, 1994
Klara Wigzell Klara Wigzell 7 episodes, 1994
Charlott Strandberg ...  Fröken Ek 6 episodes, 1994
Nadia Alg Nadia Alg ...  Nadja 5 episodes, 1994
Karin Fridheim Karin Fridheim 5 episodes, 1994
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The first appearance on screen for Bert Ljung, a normal teenager who's diary Swedes have been able to follow in well over ten books now. As in the books, he fights spots, looks for girls, runs his moped, plays with his weird friends Ake and Erik, and a lot of other stuff teenagers are supposed to do. Written by Per Bratt <perbratt@canit.se>

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Swedish

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1 October 1994 (Sweden) See more »

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Sveriges Television (SVT) See more »
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(12 episodes)

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Followed by Bert - Den siste oskulden (1995) See more »

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ECHOES OF HARLEM
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Episode: {"ohyggligt fule, Den" (1994)}
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Strangely surreal teenagers' show with some great actors
26 July 2006 | by TVSeriesFTWSee all my reviews

In a world where seemingly everyone is a caricature - Åke the insane super nerd; Lill-Erik, the ultimate punch-bag; Klimpen, the epitome of a bully; Torleif, the recorder-playing, cultured snob; and of course the hot girls, Paulina, Nadja, etc - Bert himself is just your average teenager, with his fantasies and life experiences. He plays in a garage rock band, the Heman Hunters, plays soccer, longs for company from the opposite sex and secretly writes his diary.

It is a strangely surreal show that expands beyond being an average young-teen angst series like "Eva och Adam" and becomes an oddity that is worth seeing by anyone. The show's intro is classic, where Bert (played brilliantly, I should add, by Martin Andersson) dances around in front of the mirror in his underpants to Lill-Babs' "Älskade Ängel".

Also appearing are Johan Ulvesson (hilarious) as Bert's boring dad, an optician, and Henrik Schyffert as the sort of subtly hilarious game show host that only he could play. Well worth seeing but not a complete hit for Swedish television.


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