What I Like About You

The WB (ended 2006)
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 4 : Ep 18


    Aired 3/24/06

  • S 4 : Ep 17

    Now and Zen

    Aired 3/17/06

  • S 4 : Ep 16

    Friends & Lovers

    Aired 3/10/06

  • S 4 : Ep 15

    Garden State

    Aired 3/3/06

  • S 4 : Ep 14

    Your Money or Your Wife

    Aired 2/24/06

  • Cast & Crew
  • Amanda Bynes

    Holly Tyler

  • Wesley Jonathan

    Gary Thorpe

  • Simon Rex

    Jeff Campbell (Season 1)

  • Jennie Garth

    Valerie Tyler

  • Nick Zano

    Vince (Season 2+)

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  • When their dad took a job in Japan, teenage livewire Holly Tyler (Amanda Bynes) and her straight-laced (twentysomething-year-old) sister, Valerie (Jennie Garth), move in together in New York City . Just when Val thought she had the perfect existence - a promising career in public relations, her own Upper West Side apartment (now Loft), and plenty of eligible men to date - everything in her neatly regimented life started to unravel the minute Holly stumbled through the door. Their new life together will take a lot of getting used to, but Val and Holly's relationship is stronger than ever. In early 2006, when The WB and UPN decided to combine to form a new network known as The CW, the number of WB and UPN shows being ported over to The CW were cut back in order to make room for new programming. This show was one of the many WB shows that suffered as a result of the networks joining, and was canceled in early 2006, and the series finale aired in March, leaving the final season at only 18 episodes. The WB's Broadcast History: September 2002-May 2003 Friday at 8:00pm June 2003-September 2003 Friday at 8:30pm September 2003-December 2003 Thursday at 9:00pm December 2003-May 2004 Fridays at 8:30pm June 2004-March 2006 Fridays at 8:00pm (Simulcast in HDTV starting with episode 23) Theme Song: Lillix's re-recording of The Romantics "What I Like About You" is used in season 1. It has been remixed in Season 2, 3 and 4. The original version (used in season 1) can be found on their album "Falling Uphill".moreless

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (934)

    • Holly: Hi! That's my skateboard. Boy: No, it isn't. I found it on my balcony. Holly: That's because I dropped it off the roof. Where did you think it came from? Boy: God?

    • Holly: Wow... your place looks amazing... Wait. There's something different... Jeff: I think that picture used to be on that table. Valerie: Yeah... actually I liked it better where it was. Holly: Ohhh, you have an eye... One tiny move and you opened up the whole room! Jeff: Yeah... It's like a cathedral in here now...

    • Holly: Wow! Your hair looks awesome! What did you do to it? Valerie: I... brushed it? Holly: With what? A magic brush?

    • Valerie: I just can't believe Roberta is finally gone! Not a trace, nothing left of her but that hideous director's chair. And that weird stink of hers. Come here Jeff, you gotta smell this. Come on sniff it. Sniff it! Jeff: No, I better not. I gotta drive home later ...

    • Jeff: Hey Val, I got the futon set up for Holly if you wanna get some sheets ... (Val is smiling at a chair) or just keep smiling at the chair cause that doesn't scare me at all ...

    • Jeff: (trying to move Val's mattress back into her room) I have a situation. Val: What kind of situation? Jeff: "This mattress is kicking my butt" situation!

    • Val: What are you doing? Holly: I'm gonna go stay with Nana until Dad gets back. Val: You don't have to stay with Nana, okay? Holly: No, Val, it's a good thing. I should spend time with her while I still can. Val: What does that mean? Jeff: Oh no, did Nana get busted? Val: It's for glaucoma! Jeff: You are so cute.

    • Holly: Gary, do you have any idea what feng shui is? Gary: No... but I bet I can swallow it!

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    Notes (517)

    • Original International Air Dates: Czech Republic: August 30, 2010 on TV Nova

    • In Latin America, the show is known as "Las Travesuras De Mi Hermana", which means "My Sister's Madness".

    • This is the only episode that Peter Scolari plays Holly and Val's dad. Toward the end of the series their dad is played by Barry Bostwick.

    • Jennie Garth and her fellow 90210 castmate Tiffani Thissen have something in common. They first both played a character named Kelly then played a character named Valerie.

    • Before this show, Jennie Garth {Val} starred for 10 seasons on one of the Fox networks most popular drama ever "Beverly Hills 90210" as Kelly!

    • This show will have two ratings throughout the first season. TV-PG or TV-G. The reasons for the TV-PG ratings are: D (dialogue) or L (language).

    • This was the most- watched episode of the series.

    • This series was originally thought of in 2001, and (this episode) was finally filmed in April of that same year.

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    Trivia (338)

    • Gary seems to have a crush on Val in this season, but as of Season 2, it disappears.

    • Apparently, Val does not know Gary so well since she calls him "Glenn" in this episode.

    • Gary has a skateboard, which is never seen nor talked about again in future episodes.

    • Holly's grandma has medical problems, which is brought up again in Tyler v. World.

    • Gary has a very good swallowing ability; he once swallowed the legs and arms of his Mr. Potato Head, when he was five years old. This unique ability of Gary's is mentioned again in "The Game."

    • Val's apartment number is 34C.

    • When Holly's dad is packing for Japan, Holly says, "Hey! What's my bra doin' under here?" and then she picks it up and goes, "Hello! Not my bra!" Could Holly's dad be in a relationship?

    • The picture that falls in the mud isn't the same the one taken at the record store. The guy in the middle has a different shirt and hairstyle, and his arms are now around the girls' shoulders.

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    Allusions (103)

    • Jackie Chan Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, director and stuntman. He is one of the most recognized names in kung fu movies worldwide, known for his comic, acrobatic fighting style and use of improvised weapons. Jackie stars in over a hundred movies.

    • Stephen Spielberg Steven Spielberg is an American film director whose films range from science fiction to historical drama to horror. He is noted for the patriotism of his work and, in recent years, for his willingness to tackle controversial issues. One consistent theme in his work is the abuse of others, whether it's a father abusing his children (physically or verbally), or capitalism or a government agency abusing an entire class of people. Spielberg is arguably the most financially successful motion picture director of all time. He has helmed an astounding number of feature films that have become enormous box-office hits, and this has given him incomparable influence in Hollywood.

    • *NYSNC *NSYNC was a five-part vocal group formed in Orlando, Florida. The group members are James Lance Bass, Joshua Scott Chasez (J.C.), Joseph Anthony Fatone Junior (Joey), Christopher Alan Kirkpatrick (Chris), and Justin Randall Timberlake.The stated logic behind the group's name is that it was created from the last letter of each member's name: Justin, Chris, Joey, Lansten (Lance's nickname), and J.C.

    • Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake is a front vocalist of the US pop band *NSYNC. His career started after a stint on Star Search when he was a cast-member on the 1980s version of the Mickey Mouse Club variety show. Timberlake gained fame from his relationship with Britney Spears, and released his own solo album, Justified, in 2002.

    • Judy Attitudey This is a reference to Judge Judy who is known for getting a little attitude with the court. Coincidentially, Amanda Bynes played a parody of Judge Judy called Judge Trudy on "The Amanda Show."

    • The Matrix A sci-fi movie about a computer hacker who learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against the controllers of it.

    • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood A movie about a mother named Vivi and her daughter Sidda who get in an argument because Vivi believs that Sidda's answers during their interview were not good. Then, Sidda is then kidnapped by the Ya-Ya's, who are Vivi's friends since she was a young girl. As Sidda learns secrets of her mother's past, she learns to accept her mother more.

    • Gary: Welcome to the International House of Gary! Gary's Date: IHOG? This is a parody of IHOP (International House of Pancakes), a pancake reastaurant.

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  • Fan Reviews (128)
  • Amanda Bynes - sweet and innocent character

    By MikeLebron, Jun 14, 2013

  • cute show

    By AllysonHamper, Feb 11, 2013

  • What I like about you

    By Nicole123, Oct 28, 2012

  • 10th Anniversary, but season 1 is way better...

    By irehawk20, May 22, 2012

  • Too cliche, too corny, not a great show.

    By blue4t, Apr 29, 2008

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