Being Erica (2009–2011)
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Despite still feeling the emotional pain of the situation, Erica is trying to move on with her life after Adam breaking up with her. She is trying to make herself feel better by wearing ... See full summary »

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Kari Skogland

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Jana Sinyor (creator), Jana Sinyor (concept) | 4 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Erin Karpluk ... Erica Strange
Adam Fergus ... Adam Fitzpatrick (credit only)
Reagan Pasternak ... Julianne Giacomelli
Kathleen Laskey Kathleen Laskey ... Barb Strange (credit only)
Joanna Douglas ... Samantha Strange (credit only)
Michael P. Northey ... Ivan (as Michael Northey)
Morgan Kelly ... Brent Kennedy
Sebastian Pigott ... Kai Booker
Michael Riley ... Dr. Tom
Tyron Leitso ... Ethan Wakefield
Bill Turnbull ... Dave
Rossif Sutherland ... Emmett
Jadyn Wong ... Rachel
Clare Stone ... Shauna Reycraft
Jennifer Kydd Jennifer Kydd ... Nataline
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Despite still feeling the emotional pain of the situation, Erica is trying to move on with her life after Adam breaking up with her. She is trying to make herself feel better by wearing pretty but somewhat provocative clothes. Her friends believe her outward appearance matches how she is feeling inside. Coincidentally, she runs into Ethan, who is also a recent dumpee, this time by yet another strong, risk taking woman, much in the same vein of Claire and Erica herself. Erica sees that Ethan is always falling for the wrong type of woman, one who wants different things in life than he does. Erica believes that Ethan needs a female version of himself - sweet, quiet and socially conservative, someone exactly like a friend of hers from graduate school. So Dr. Tom sends Erica back to her graduate school days to play matchmaker for Ethan. This experience shows Erica what Ethan really needs in his current life. Meanwhile, Brent and Julianne have to decide how best to move on from their ... Written by Huggo

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TV-PG
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2011 (Canada) See more »

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Trivia

Julianne Giacomelli (Reagan Pasternak) and Brent Kennedy (Morgan Kelly) sleep together for the first time. See more »

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Emmitt cooks up magic mushrooms up like hash brownies but magic mushrooms cannot be baked in an oven without losing the psychedelic effects. See more »

Quotes

Rachel: So don't despair, your next love may be waiting just around the corner.
Erica Strange: Aw, you guys, you know what, while I appreciate the... pep talks and the TLC and the cupcakes, I'm... I'm fine. Really.
[sits down, clears throat]
Brent Kennedy: Denial's not just a river in Egypt.
[places the humming massage vibrator on her desk]
Brent Kennedy: Give it a try.
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Harrapa
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the super hot episode

Back in the First Season, there is an episode with the reputation among fans as "The Super Gay Episode" (it's the one with Anna Silk) and inspired by that, I have dubbed this one "the super hot episode" as it follows in the wake of a long stream of episodes, a really, really long stream of episodes, I mean, we could go back a very, very long way... episodes that just didn't even remotely come even close to the standard I expect from my glam purchases. So, imagine my surprise when I zapped this one on, expecting just the usual fare, and got... well, the super hot episode.

(Which is exaggerating more than just a little bit BUT if you check out my recent tirades here on virtually all the recent episodes, you will see a pattern forming of one totally exasperated viewer thinking "I should have known not to trust a Canadian product made for the BBC" AND AT THE VERY LEAST this one kicked off very promising AND I felt "okay, let bygones be bygones" at least this one will help to make up)

The story opens with a twosome that turns into a threesome, which turns into a foursome. No, NOTHING LIKE THAT, it's just passionate body worship, nothing revealing, all, well, almost family fare, almost, BUT THEN... after it all turns out to have been a dream sequence, Erica goes for a walk to the office, in a pair of high heels (with the camera zooming in enticingly close) and a floral-print bright tropical (er, whatever) summer dress, and an executive type with attache case calls out to her "Hey, sexy!" and that sums up the episode AND THAT made it for me. After all my recent rants, ol' Erica, indeed, ol' Erin, did pull it off to make no less a luminary than The Raven eat his words.

Yeah, still hot, years later. You win, Erin. I'm glad.

And, yes, hooray, Adam's out on his ass!


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