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Being Erica 

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"Therapist" Dr. Tom - who is constantly spouting famous and not so famous historical quotes - is Erica Strange's savior and worst enemy.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Erin Karpluk ...  Erica Strange 54 episodes, 2009-2011
Reagan Pasternak ...  Julianne Giacomelli 53 episodes, 2009-2011
Michael Riley ...  Dr. Tom / ... 51 episodes, 2009-2011
Kathleen Laskey ...  Barb Strange 49 episodes, 2009-2011
Joanna Douglas ...  Samantha Strange / ... 49 episodes, 2009-2011
Morgan Kelly ...  Brent Kennedy 48 episodes, 2009-2011
John Boylan John Boylan ...  Gary Strange 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Vinessa Antoine ...  Judith Winter 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Paula Brancati ...  Jenny Zalen 32 episodes, 2009-2011
Michael P. Northey ...  Ivan 27 episodes, 2010-2011
Adam MacDonald ...  Josh MacIntosh 27 episodes, 2009-2011
Sebastian Pigott ...  Kai Booker 26 episodes, 2009-2011
Tyron Leitso ...  Ethan Wakefield 25 episodes, 2009-2011
Adam Fergus ...  Adam Fitzpatrick 24 episodes, 2010-2011
Bill Turnbull ...  Dave / ... 23 episodes, 2009-2011
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"Therapist" Dr. Tom - who is constantly spouting famous and not so famous historical quotes - is Erica Strange's savior and worst enemy. Erica, a young adult woman, is having a bad life because of the bad decisions she's made. Erica provides Dr. Tom with a long list of those pivotal moments in her life that she feels have led to the bad state she is in today. Erica is initially unaware of what Dr. Tom is intending on doing with this list. What he does do is transport her back in time to each of those moments so that she, with all the knowledge of her present day life, can make better decisions to fix her life. Regardless of these new decisions, Dr. Tom hopes that Erica will come to the realization that although the opinions of others about her life do matter, it's what she thinks of her decisions and her life that are more important. Written by Huggo

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Erica discovers she is just one of Dr Tom's patients and, if she wants to help herself, she's going to have to help others too. (season 3) See more »


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 2009 (USA) See more »

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The theme song is performed by Canadian independent singer-songwriter Lily Frost who wrote it with Trevor Yuile. See more »

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Canada deserves this show!
12 February 2009 | by denveroceanSee all my reviews

"Being Erica" is:

* fresh

* fun

* positively female identified (I watch out for that)

and every week's episode contains a life-affirming message that helps both Erica and potentially the audience.

The acting is superb and I wish the show was on more than once a week. Luckily CBC posts in online so you can watch repeats whenever - bless them!

Finally, "Being Erica" showcases the hard-working Canadian book publishing industry, which can only help with self-sustainability efforts.

The show gets me and I dig it, through and through!


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