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My So-Called Life 

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A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school.

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Winnie Holzman
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1995   1994  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Bess Armstrong ...  Patty Chase 19 episodes, 1994-1995
Wilson Cruz ...  Rickie Vasquez 19 episodes, 1994-1995
Claire Danes ...  Angela Chase 19 episodes, 1994-1995
Devon Gummersall ...  Brian Krakow 19 episodes, 1994-1995
A.J. Langer ...  Rayanne Graff 19 episodes, 1994-1995
Jared Leto ...  Jordan Catalano 19 episodes, 1994-1995
Devon Odessa ...  Sharon Cherski 19 episodes, 1994-1995
Lisa Wilhoit ...  Danielle Chase 19 episodes, 1994-1995
Tom Irwin ...  Graham Chase 19 episodes, 1994-1995
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A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school.

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Taglines:

You know how it feels.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Someone Like Me See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(19 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Rayanne's middle name is Marie. See more »

Goofs

Many sudden changes of clothes. See more »

Quotes

Richard Katimski: [reading to the class] "My mistress eyes are nothing like the sun. Coral is far more red than her lips' red. If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun. If hair be wires, black wires grow on her head. I have seen roses damas red and white, but no such roses see I in her cheeks. And some perfumes is there more delight than in the breath that from my mistress reeks. I love to hear her speak, yet well I know that music hath a far more pleasing sound. I grant I never saw a Goddess go. My ...
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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Fountain and Fairfax
Written by Greg Dulli
Performed by The Afghan Whigs (as Afghan Whigs)
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment/Sub Pop Records
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Yes,teens can have this much drama.
11 October 2004 | by BBWJayneSee all my reviews

Actually MTV ran it right after it ran on ABC as part of a campaign to get it recomissioned (and as a brilliant marketing ploy for them, I agree). They ran it every day after school with various members of the cast introducing the episodes.

I was a year older than the characters in this film and yes one person can have that much drama in their lives and especially at that age. People that are too young to have come to this show for the first time need to remember that this was made for the same kids that a few years before were watching 90210 where nothing was even close to a real teen's life. This was very real for a lot of people and it also broken boundaries. Anyone remember a gay high school character on TV before this show? I can't. Plus, the fashion is too true that it is scary.


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