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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: You can be rich in family, or friends, or love; but the only thing that matters is being rich in money.
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At the end of every episode while the credits are rolling you see the cast in that episode dancing. See more »


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Composed by Mark Levenson
Producer Bob Golden
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one of the best shows out there. its a shame it got canceled.

many people fail to see the brilliance in strangers with candy.it is an extremely funny show.there are also a lot of subtle jokes or references that may go above the viewers head but if gotten, are hilarious.

there could'nt be a better cast for SWC. they are all talented,funny individuals who also come up with some of the script and often improvise certain lines that turn out as if planned.

the show requires an open sense of humor. those who lack that open humor might find some of the material offensive. what they need to realize is that the writers are not white supremist or hateful ignorant racist and there intent is not to come off in that light. rather, there intent is to be comedic and that is plain to see. all in all, i believe strangers with candy is one of the best shows thats been aired.


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