Adventures of a teenage pop star who keeps her identity secret from even her closest friends by using a disguise on-stage.
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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 20 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Miley Cyrus ...  Miley Stewart / ... 100 episodes, 2006-2011
Emily Osment ...  Lilly Truscott / ... 100 episodes, 2006-2011
Jason Earles ...  Jackson Stewart 100 episodes, 2006-2011
Billy Ray Cyrus ...  Robby Ray Stewart / ... 100 episodes, 2006-2011
Mitchel Musso ...  Oliver Oken / ... 91 episodes, 2006-2011
Monica Pinto ...  Lesley / ... 82 episodes, 2006-2009
Moises Arias ...  Rico / ... 77 episodes, 2006-2011
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Miley Stewart might seem like an average girl, but she isn't. She moved from Tennessee to Malibu and is adapting to a new lifestyle. Miley has a huge secret only known by her dad and manager Robbie Ray Stewart, her weird brother Jackson Stewart, and her two best friends Lilly Truscott and Oliver Oken. Miley Stewart's huge secret is she leads a double as the famous pop singer Hannah Montana, along with her friend Lilly, who also has a double life as Lola, Hannah's friend. Written by Anonymous & Raphaella So

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On Stage She's a Superstar.But at Home She Leads A Totally Normal Life! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Music

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TV-G | See all certifications »

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After another character said something unexpected, Miley gave him or her a nickname appropriate to the situation followed by "Say What?" See more »

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During the beach scenes, when a character wears sunglasses, stage lights are reflected. See more »

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[repeated line]
Miley Stewart: Sweet Niblets!
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Best of Both Worlds
(Theme song)
Written by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil
Produced by Matthew Gerrard
Performed by Miley Cyrus
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Cheesy and silly, but mostly fun and enjoyable.
27 September 2008 | by SuperTacos19See all my reviews

10 years ago, no one would have suspected that a show about a middle school girl who lives a double life as a normal teen and a pop sensation would become an overnight hit - but it has, and that type of show takes the form of Mickey's new pride and joy Hannah Montana, starring a fresh-faced Miley Cyrus (yes, "Achy Breaky's" daughter).

So the premise, well, I have already explained it. But the catch is, for some reason, she has to keep her double identity a secret. The only people who know are her family, friends, and her on-again-off-again boyfriend. It seems easy enough to keep the cat in the bag, but paparazzi photos that contain evidence and suspicious schoolmates are easy - and frequent - threats to the ordeal.

The acting is all over the place on this show. The actors can be over-the-top and crazy very frequently, and in a second can switch to dull and lifeless, be it in a comedic or dramatic scene. One actor who manages to (slightly) neutralize herself is Emily Osment - who plays the main character's best friend - from the last two installments of Spy Kids, and she does quite a good job of that. A bright future for her as an actress can definitely be seen. Mitchel Musso and Jason Earles have great comedic timing but are way too wild with their acting on occasion. Billy Ray Cyrus as the father (meaning he doesn't have to act much as he's Hannah's father in real life) often seems like he's reading off a teleprompter and shows no emotion. His daughter, Miley, the leading lady, definitely has some comedic timing but needs to work more on her acting if she's expected to carry a show.

The story lines are mostly good and have some kind of moral value to them. But as with typical Disney tradition, the values are never subtle. But that's OK, because the 18 minutes leading up to the 2-minute cheesiness are mostly enjoyable. And Miley has quite a bit of singing talent. The acting is mediocre and the plots can be shallow at times, but overall, this is enjoyable and kids will love it, which is the most important thing for a show like this. Hannah Montana rates as a 6 out of 10.


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Release Date:

24 March 2006 (USA) See more »

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Hannah Montana Forever See more »

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