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

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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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You know how it feels.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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25 August 1994 (USA)  »

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Someone Like Me  »

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(19 episodes)

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Although he wound up being a series regular, Jordan Catalano was only supposed to appear in the pilot episode. Jared Leto almost turned down the opportunity to be a regular on the show, but he eventually accepted and Jordan was written in as a main character. See more »

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Many sudden changes of clothes. See more »

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Angela: Why did I let this happen? I've totally blown it. Why does he have this power over me?
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Referenced in Jerry Maguire (1996) See more »

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Make It Home
Written by Juliana Hatfield
Performed by Juliana Hatfield
Courtesy of Mammoth Records/Atlantic Records
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if my life were a TV show...
24 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

my so-called life is the GREATEST TV show ever made. it's a time capsule, a snapshot of what it was like to be a teenager in the early nineties. claire danes as angela chase is poetic and heartfelt. she goes through struggles that all teenagers go through... feeling alienated, pushing her boundaries, being hopelessly in love with a gorgeous boy...

this show is AMAZING. i've seen every episode twice and i still watch it every night on the N. if you doubt how fully amazing this show is, just watch the end of the episode "self esteem" where jordan realizes he loves angela because she's real and has flaws...then walks across the hall and asks in front of everyone if they can "go somewhere". as they're walking away, he takes her hand. MAGIC!


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