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Strangers with Candy 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (1999–2000)
A forty-six-year-old ex-drug addict returns to high school as a freshman.
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Series cast summary:
...  Geoffrey Jellineck / ... 31 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Chuck Noblet / ... 31 episodes, 1999-2000
Greg Hollimon ...  Principal Onyx Blackman 30 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Sara Blank 30 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Jerri Blank 30 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Derrick Blank 28 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Orlando Pinatubo 22 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Tammi Littlenut 14 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Coach Cherri Wolf / ... 14 episodes, 1999-2000
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Jerri Blank is a 46-year-old "boozer, user and a loser" who tries to put her life back together again. The reformed runaway and addict returns to high school as a freshman, where she tries to fit in and act hip with girls 1/3 her age. Unfortunately, she hasn't quite shed her immoral background or acquired any ethics, and her bizarre family and frustrated schoolmates have trouble interacting with her. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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Незнакомцы с конфеткой  »

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Trivia

Jerri's father Guy was killed off in the second season when creators ran out of ideas for the running gag of Guy never moving on-camera. They described Guy as going from the easiest character to write for to the hardest one. See more »

Quotes

Jerri Blank: Do a lot of the people die of syphilis?
Mr. Chuck Noblet: Oh, absolutely. Historically, syphilis is right up there with Germans. It wiped out the Romanovs, it decimated our fleet at Pearl Harbor, and of course, Fidel Castro impersonated Marilyn Monroe and gave President Kennedy a case of syphilis so severe that eventually it blew the back of his head off.
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Strangers With Candy Theme
Composed by Mark Levenson
Producer Bob Golden
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Clever and funny
23 February 2000 | by See all my reviews

When I saw the commercials for this show, I thought it looked stupid and annoying. But I gave it a chance, and loved it. I think this show, although a bit strange and sometimes extreme, is very very funny. I find myself still laughing at some of the jokes days after I watch it. It's very different from most sitcoms, and most of the timing and originality of the jokes are pulled off terrifically. Amy Sedaris is incredible as the strange (and really ugly) Jerri Blank. Steven Colbert is also really funny. Give this show a chance, you will not regret it.


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