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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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Storyline

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

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site

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

The show takes place in a town called Three Rivers, a fictional suburb of Pittsburgh, PA. See more »

Goofs

Many sudden changes of clothes. See more »

Quotes

Jordan: Okay, let me see. That thing about the prison?
Brian: Just beg her forgiveness! I mean, tell her you're scum. That you're more than scum. That you're not fit to lick her shoes. I'm sorry, I didn't mean to get insulting.
Jordan: Well, what about that other thing? You said your parents always say.
Brian: My parents are psychiatrists, okay! You can't go by them.
Jordan: What kind of wish?
Brian: Unconscious wish to punish you. I mean her.
Jordan: Got it.
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Soundtracks

The Book Song
Written by S. Austin
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Courtesy of Mammoth Records
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User Reviews

 
excellent
14 December 2004 | by Slytherin_GoddessSee all my reviews

The best show I've seen in years, though that wasn't my first opinion of it, as probably the same for other fans of the show. Give the show a chance!

This will comfort and encourage teenagers. It's so real, and anyone who's watched more than a couple episodes will agree! Angela, Ricki, and Rayanne are the typical teens. Even though it was made in 1994, you'll find that Angela's mind works like it's in this time period. You'll laugh, you'll cry (I should know)and you'll feel much better about life in general. Watch it, and you'll be transfixed on the show. I rate it four stars!


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