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My So-Called Life

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My So-Called Life

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
08/25/94-01/26/95
performer:
Bess Armstrong, Claire Danes, A.J. Langer, Jared Leto, Lisa Wilhoit, Tom Irwin, Wilson Cruz
broadcaster:
ABC
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

The ’90s teen-angst experience encapsulated on record: engaging bubblegrunge from the likes of the Lemonheads and Madder Rose, unrequited-love yearnings from Juliana Hatfield and Daniel Johnston (whose ”Come See Me Tonight” is stone beautiful), and a few dollops of healthy aggression from Sonic Youth and Afghan Whigs. In other words, exactly the sort of music you’d expect Claire Danes’ Angela to listen to — the only thing missing is Clearasil on My So-Called Life.B+