History Series / Felicity

11th Aug '16 5:00:25 AM JamesAustin
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A ComingOfAgeStory from [[Creator/RonHoward Imagine Television]] and [[Creator/TouchstonePictures Touchstone Television]], set at [[NoCommunitiesWereHarmed the University of New York]] and focusing mostly on the LoveTriangle between the main character and her two on-and-off paramours Noel and Ben.

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''Felicity'' is a
ComingOfAgeStory from [[Creator/RonHoward Imagine Television]] and [[Creator/TouchstonePictures Touchstone Television]], set at [[NoCommunitiesWereHarmed the University of New York]] and focusing mostly on the LoveTriangle between the main character and her two on-and-off paramours Noel and Ben.
6th Nov '15 4:38:59 PM nombretomado
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One of the strongest offerings in the WB's 1998 season, this show suffered a massive {{ratings}} drop in its second season. Executives reportedly blamed the newly-shortened hairstyle of the main character (a drastic response to a harsh breakup), and WB executive Susanne Daniels famously said of the show, "No one is cutting their hair again on this network".

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One of the strongest offerings in the WB's 1998 season, this show suffered a massive {{ratings}} UsefulNotes/{{ratings}} drop in its second season. Executives reportedly blamed the newly-shortened hairstyle of the main character (a drastic response to a harsh breakup), and WB executive Susanne Daniels famously said of the show, "No one is cutting their hair again on this network".
3rd May '14 2:52:31 PM Cindylover1969
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* [[ActorAllusion Actress Allusion]]: A "Pink Ranger" can be seen in the background of the first year HalloweenEpisode. Amy Jo Johnson (Julie) played the Pink Ranger on ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers.''
** Even more humorous is that this random Pink Ranger acts as throwaway rival in the eyes of [[ClingyJealousGirl Felicity]], a role that Amy Jo Johnson filled in earlier episodes.

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* [[ActorAllusion Actress Allusion]]: A "Pink Ranger" can be seen in the background of the first year HalloweenEpisode. Amy Jo Johnson (Julie) played the Pink Ranger on ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers.''
** Even more humorous is that this random Pink Ranger acts as throwaway rival in the eyes of [[ClingyJealousGirl Felicity]], a role that Amy Jo Johnson filled in earlier episodes.



* EnforcedMethodActing: To elicit real emotion from the rest of the cast during the filming of the final scene, in which Sean is offering a toast to Noel, Sean's actor spoke largely out-of-character, expressing his regards for his co-stars.
* ExecutiveMeddling: Most probably, the sudden and completely ridiculous switch from Noel/Felicity to Ben/Felicity (having Ben fall in love with Felicity ''because of a spell''?). Also, the time-travel storyline at the end of Season 4.



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: One of the first shows to fall victim to the issue of music copyrights; the music used in syndication and on the DVD is mostly different from the music used in its original broadcast, with only a few exceptions.
3rd May '14 2:45:48 PM Cindylover1969
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A ComingOfAgeStory set at [[NoCommunitiesWereHarmed the University of New York]], focusing mostly on the LoveTriangle between the main character and her two on-and-off paramours Noel and Ben.

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A ComingOfAgeStory from [[Creator/RonHoward Imagine Television]] and [[Creator/TouchstonePictures Touchstone Television]], set at [[NoCommunitiesWereHarmed the University of New York]], York]] and focusing mostly on the LoveTriangle between the main character and her two on-and-off paramours Noel and Ben.
3rd May '14 2:40:06 PM Cindylover1969
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Created by a pre-Bad Robot Creator/JJAbrams and [[Film/{{Cloverfield}} Matt Reeves]], which explains a lot.
23rd Apr '14 9:48:59 PM FordPrefect
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Early episodes featured a unique framing device, in which Felicity would record an audio tape letter to her friend Sally at the beginning of the episode briefly highlighting the major events of her past week; at the end of the episode Sally's response (voiced by Janeanne Garofolo) would be played.

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Early episodes featured a unique framing device, in which Felicity would record an audio tape letter to her friend Sally at the beginning of the episode briefly highlighting the major events of her past week; at the end of the episode Sally's response (voiced by Janeanne Janeane Garofolo) would be played.
26th Feb '14 8:02:07 PM ihatewinter
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* BettyAndVeronica: Felicity (Archie), Noel (Betty), and Ben (Veronica).
10th Oct '13 11:04:57 PM Scratch
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* ClipShowClipShow: the series finale
* DroppedABridgeOnHer: Elena
* EnforcedMethodActing: To elicit real emotion from the rest of the cast during the filming of the final scene, in which Sean is offering a toast to Noel, Sean's actor spoke largely out-of-character, expressing his regards for his co-stars.



* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: Ruby in "Truth and Consequences" makes it all the way to the clinic appointment, but can't go through with it.

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* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: Ruby in "Truth and Consequences" makes it all the way to the clinic appointment, but can't go through with it. Later, in season 4, Meghan talks her sister out of having an abortion.


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* TrueCompanions: Felicity, Ben, Noel, Julie, Meghan, Elena, Sean, and Javier are all basically one big extended family, a point driven home with season 1's Thanksgiving episode.
* VitriolicBestBuds: Meghan, despite being selfish, cynical, rude and brutally honest, grows to become fiercely protective of the much more naive and trusting Felicity.
27th Sep '13 4:05:12 AM gallium
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[TheSopranos Richie Aprile]] is Ben's drama teacher in a first season episode.
** [[TheWestWing Helen Santos]] is an older woman Ben has an affair with during the first season.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Creator/JaneaneGarofalo as Sally.
10th Aug '13 4:40:53 PM lipranzer
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* AllWomenAreLustful: Felicity in the first season episode "Gimme an O!"


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* TheCastShowOff: Julie is a singer/songwriter/guitarist on the show, as Amy Jo Johnson is in real life.
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