History Series / MySoCalledLife

18th Aug '15 6:48:23 PM tenryufan
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Thanks to the ungodly amount of flannel worn.
4th Dec '14 5:58:08 PM Tuckerscreator
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Originally broadcast on [=ABC=] from August 25, 1994, to January 26, 1995, MySoCalledLife is set at the fictional [[MeaningfulName Liberty]] High School, in a suburb of Pittsburgh. It follows the emotional travails of several [[TheSmartGuy self-aware]] [[TVTeen teenagers]]. This critical darling -- all of nineteen episodes -- [[CutShort ended]] with a {{cliffhanger}}.

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Originally broadcast on [=ABC=] from August 25, 1994, to January 26, 1995, MySoCalledLife ''My So-Called Life'' is set at the fictional [[MeaningfulName Liberty]] High School, in a suburb of Pittsburgh. It follows the emotional travails of several [[TheSmartGuy self-aware]] [[TVTeen teenagers]]. This critical darling -- all of nineteen episodes -- [[CutShort ended]] with a {{cliffhanger}}.
4th Dec '14 5:56:20 PM Tuckerscreator
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An American television TeenDrama, created by WinnieHolzman and produced by EdwardZwick and MarshallHerskovitz as a SpiritualSuccessor to their critically acclaimed {{dramedy}} ''Series/{{Thirtysomething}}''. This show about an {{angst}}y high school student, [[MeaningfulName Angela Chase]] (played by ClaireDanes), like, really ''spoke'' to those of us who were teenagers when it aired.

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An American television TeenDrama, created by WinnieHolzman and produced by EdwardZwick and MarshallHerskovitz as a SpiritualSuccessor to their critically acclaimed {{dramedy}} ''Series/{{Thirtysomething}}''. This show about an {{angst}}y high school student, [[MeaningfulName Angela Chase]] (played by ClaireDanes), Creator/ClaireDanes), like, really ''spoke'' to those of us who were teenagers when it aired.
21st Sep '14 4:24:06 PM MartyD82
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* {{Adorkable}}: Delia Fisher
27th Jul '14 9:00:08 PM Cindylover1969
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* CutShort: It received a season finale, but then it was canceled.* ADayInTheLimelight: A few, but most clearly the episode ''Life of Brian.''

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* CutShort: It received a season finale, but then it was canceled.canceled.
* ADayInTheLimelight: A few, but most clearly the episode ''Life of Brian.''
27th Jul '14 8:59:32 PM Cindylover1969
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* BannedEpisode: When the series was screened in Britain by ChannelFour, "Weekend" wasn't shown thanks to the subject matter being too mature for its 6pm time slot - and thanks to the series' only repeat being in an even ''earlier'' slot, it's never been shown on UK TV.



* CutShort: It received a season finale, but then it was canceled.
* DawsonCasting: Averted with Claire Danes as central character Angela and Devon Gummersall as her would-be love interest Brian. Averted (or at least ''mostly'' averted) with Lisa Wilhoit as Danielle, Angela's kid sister. But most of the "high school" cast were at least eighteen (and a few considerably older) when the series began shooting. Actually, Claire Danes was ''[[InvertedTrope thirteen]]'' [[InvertedTrope playing ]] ''[[InvertedTrope fifteen]]'' when shooting began. The DVDCommentary for the pilot episode includes a joke that the show is television's UrExample of inverted DawsonCasting.
** Jordan's DawsonCasting is justified in that Jordan is repeating sophomore year for ''at least'' the second time.
* ADayInTheLimelight: A few, but most clearly the episode ''Life of Brian.''

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* CutShort: It received a season finale, but then it was canceled.
* DawsonCasting: Averted with Claire Danes as central character Angela and Devon Gummersall as her would-be love interest Brian. Averted (or at least ''mostly'' averted) with Lisa Wilhoit as Danielle, Angela's kid sister. But most of the "high school" cast were at least eighteen (and a few considerably older) when the series began shooting. Actually, Claire Danes was ''[[InvertedTrope thirteen]]'' [[InvertedTrope playing ]] ''[[InvertedTrope fifteen]]'' when shooting began. The DVDCommentary for the pilot episode includes a joke that the show is television's UrExample of inverted DawsonCasting.
** Jordan's DawsonCasting is justified in that Jordan is repeating sophomore year for ''at least'' the second time.
canceled.* ADayInTheLimelight: A few, but most clearly the episode ''Life of Brian.''
27th Jul '14 8:58:44 PM Cindylover1969
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* BannedEpisode: When the series was screened in Britain by ChannelFour, "Weekend" wasn't shown thanks to the subject matter being too mature for its 6pm time slot - and thanks to the series' only repeat being in an even ''earlier'' slot, it's never been shown on UK TV.
14th May '14 11:00:04 AM DrIvoShandor
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** The show presents much of life this way, and growing up as learning to recognize this.* TroubledButCute: Jordan Catalano.

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** The show presents much of life this way, and growing up as learning to recognize this.this.
* TroubledButCute: Jordan Catalano.
14th May '14 10:31:57 AM DrIvoShandor
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** Less conspicuously, Graham (Angela's father), although he was invisible to girls in back in high school.

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** Less conspicuously, Graham (Angela's father), although he was invisible to girls in back in high school.
11th May '14 2:04:07 AM SeptimusHeap
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* TheMessiah: While no one in the series is perfect, among all the major characters, the closest is Rickie. He goes to astonishing lengths to avoid hurting those he cares about; he's seldom deliberately unpleasant to anyone who is not picking on him or on someone he cares about; and, in marked contrast with the other characters, he's never angry about petty things -- only when worried or when feeling betrayed. As often as not, he's feeling worried or betrayed not on his own behalf but on behalf of someone he cares about.
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