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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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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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Funny, tragic yet uplifting, this is about the ways we hold ourselves back from following our dreams. (season 1) See more »


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Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 2009 (USA) See more »

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More brain!
23 April 2009 | by yveemmSee all my reviews

I watched my first episode two days ago (which was the third I think) and I enjoyed it! It is funny, contains beautiful people and MAKES YOU THINK too.

This opposed to most series lately (I know I sound like an old person) I think it's great we have a new show with a little bit more brains and serious life than most shows we've seen in the tradition of Sex and the City (which is a lot of fun! But shallow at the same time). I hope it makes people realize there's more to life than looking beautiful.

I think it's brilliant that Erica is not perfect! And the fact she wears normal clothes and is intelligent makes my boyfriend watch it with me too :) The only thing that I am confused about is the absence of the idea that whatever you change in the past, will change yourself and others and everybody's lifes.. I miss this, but I realize too it would be an unbelievable task to implement this in the show. Then maybe it's just good as it is. Recommendation!


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