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What I Like About You 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2002–2006)
When Holly's father is transferred to Japan, she is sent to live with her big sister Valerie in New York City, turning Valerie's life upside down.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Amanda Bynes ...  Holly Tyler 86 episodes, 2002-2006
Wesley Jonathan ...  Gary Thorpe 86 episodes, 2002-2006
Jennie Garth ...  Valerie Tyler 86 episodes, 2002-2006
Leslie Grossman ...  Lauren 66 episodes, 2003-2006
Allison Munn ...  Tina Haven 59 episodes, 2003-2006
Nick Zano ...  Vince 54 episodes, 2003-2006
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Storyline

When Holly (Amanda Bynes) is 16, her father takes a job in Japan and she moves in with her strait-laced sister Valerie (Jennie Garth) in New York City. Val finally has both a great career and a great boyfriend in a carefully organized life on the Upper West Side when Holly moves in and tries to become a part of her sister's fabulous life. Written by Ruth Suehle

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Taglines:

New York. New Season. New Night. (2nd Season Tagline)

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Comedy

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ce que j'aime chez toi See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Several of Jennie Garth's former co-stars from Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) guest starred over the course of the series. Ian Ziering (Steve Sanders) appeared in a season one episode as a client of Val's, Luke Perry (Dylan McKay) appeared in a handful of episodes in the third season as Todd the plumber, and Jason Priestley (Brandon Walsh) was in a couple episodes in the final season. See more »

Goofs

In the first season, the door next to Val's door is proven useless. Her apartment is too widely spaced for that door to lead to a neighboring apartment, and it's entrance would have been covered up by a large wooden dresser. See more »

Quotes

Holly: There is no surprise party. That liar is totally going to be with rick.
Tina Haven: Okay, Lauren is a genius! She turns the whole thing around and pulls a surprise party right out of her ass.
Holly: If only she could pull morals out of her ass!
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Referenced in The Reichen Show: Episode dated 15 February 2006 (2006) See more »

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A terrific show.
19 May 2003 | by shadow_empressSee all my reviews

Whether you live in the U.S., or in Canada (and if you have cable), you'll be able to enjoy the laugh-out-loud comedy of 'What I Like About You'.

'What I Like About You' stars Amanda Bynes as Holly, Jennie Garth as Val, Simon Rex as Jeff, and Wesley Jonathon as Gary. Together, they are hilarious. Amanda Bynes gets to express a more mature type of comical material, leaving the little kid in 'All That' and 'The Amanda Show' behind.

Jennie Garth, previously starring in 'Beverly Hills 90210' seems kind of tedious and uptight as the older sister to Bynes, but she appears to loosen up into a nice, more humorous groove after awhile.

The story is like this: Holly (Bynes) has to move in with her older sister, Val (Garth), after their Father is moving to Japan. These two don't exactly go together like whipped cream and pumpkin pie (or whatever it is you think is a great combo!), but they love each other, and learn to get along in the end. After all, it's for the greater good!

I recommend this show to anyone who needs a laugh.


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