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Being Erica 

"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 ... See full summary »

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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 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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Smart, pretty and in love, Erica's life is finally going somewhere. But that doesn't mean she's done with therapy. Dr Tom is back to take her through more of her past regrets...and a few of his own. (season 2) See more »


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Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 2009 (USA) See more »

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Being Erica - Alles auf Anfang See more »

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1.78 : 1
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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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Wonderful heart warming show with quirky and upbeat story lines!
27 January 2009 | by spaccygirlSee all my reviews

This is the first time I'm addicted to a Canadian show on a Canadian channel! It is such a great show with very interesting characters and a heart warming romantic subplot. I really like how each story centers on the fact that Erica has to go back in time to change something in the past so she can deal with something in the future differently. I really like how this show has quirky and insightful dialogue and I like how Erica is someone many people can relate too. I think many of us would have liked to change something in the past and Erica does that but, at the same time things don't always end perfectly which makes this show more realistic and interesting. This is a show where a normal person is put in an extraordinary situation but because she's a real person with real problems, she can pull it off and she does!


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