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A young fresh out of high school girl follows her high school crush to college to be near him.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Keri Russell ...  Felicity Porter 84 episodes, 1998-2002
Scott Speedman ...  Ben Covington 84 episodes, 1998-2002
Scott Foley ...  Noel Crane 84 episodes, 1998-2002
Tangi Miller ...  Elena Tyler 75 episodes, 1998-2002
Greg Grunberg ...  Sean Blumberg 69 episodes, 1998-2002
Amanda Foreman ...  Meghan Rotundi 69 episodes, 1998-2002
Amy Jo Johnson ...  Julie Emrick 50 episodes, 1998-2002
Ian Gomez ...  Javier Clemente Quintata / ... 46 episodes, 1998-2002
Rob Benedict ...  Richard Coad 36 episodes, 1998-2002
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Storyline

It all starts the moment shy, beautiful Felicity Porter asks Ben Covington to sign her high school yearbook. It's graduation day... he's gorgeous... and she's had a four-year crush on him. Even though the two have never spoken, what he writes is so insightful, so perfect, it persuades Felicity to change the course of her future. A future defined by medical school and the dreams of her parents. She surreptitiously follows Ben to UNY (the fictional University of New York) and is quickly swept into a romantic triangle that brings both discovery and heartache. Felicity moved to New York to find romance but ends up finding herself. Written by Anonymous

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She's about to make the best mistake of her life.

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Drama | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Felicity See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (84 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

For the second season, star Keri Russell cut her long hair short, and the network moved the show to Sunday nights. Ratings declined. The network blamed it on Russell's hair, not the move to Sundays, and required the rest of the cast not to cut their hair. On both sets of DVDs recently released by the WB, it is mentioned numerous times that Felicity cutting her hair was written into the script by Abrams and Reeves. Keri Russell did not do it on her own. See more »

Goofs

In "Fugue", Hanna has an assignment to write a fugue, but the piece that she records is clearly not a fugue. See more »

Quotes

Noel: And your hair's not so bad.
Felicity: Liar, you hate it.
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Due to licensing costs, many of the songs originally featured on the soundtrack of several episodes have been replaced by less expensive tracks on the DVD release. See more »

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Theme Song
Written by Larry Klein & J.J. Abrams (as Jeffrey Abrams)
Performed by Judith Owen
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Yawn.
6 July 2000 | by Nuala SSee all my reviews

No matter how hard I try, I cannot get into this show. The cast are, in general, quite talented and appear to understand their characters. Unfortunately, their characters are, well, boring. I'd prefer to watch a group of my own friends run around in a field for an hour. At least that may entertain me for more than five seconds.

I mentioned earlier that the actors are quite talented, but I hasten to add that none are great shining lights, good enough to break through the severe repetition of each episode. The quirky moments the characters enter or find themselves embroiled in simply do not work. In a quality youth-orientated show, such as that gem "Press Gang" (although I'm aware it's ridiculous to compare this TV show with most of today's attempts at that genre), the actors have the ability and the instinctive comic flair to make these silly moments work. The actors on Felicity take themselves too seriously, as though they're afraid they won't be nominated for an Emmy if they crack a smile. Instead it's a wrinkle of the nose and a roll of the eyes. You can tell that these guys are ultra mature.

Worst of all perhaps are Felicity's 'reflective' moments. The same thing, week in, week out, sometimes more than once an episode: Felicity leaves the college (or is it the halls of residence?), the film is slowed. A boring acoustic guitar/female singer number is played over the top. This is sickening stuff. It seems that life only runs on normal time inside the walls of the college or the dorms. The rest of the city must have broken watches.

As Colin Matthews of 'Press Gang' would put it: "Boredom City"


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