Being Erica

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AIRED ON 12/12/2011

Season 4 : Episode 11

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Thirty-two years old, perpetually single and struggling economically, Erica Strange gets serious about understanding where it all went wrong with the help of the mysterious Dr. Tom. In each episode, Erica relives a deeply regretted part of her past and has the chance to do it all over again differently so as to make a positive change in her "present" life. The series, which premiered January 5th, 2009 on CBC in Canada, is currently airing in the U.S. on the cable channel SOAPnet. In May of 2010, both CBC and SOAPnet announced plans to renew the hit dramedy for a third 13 episode season (Season Two had only twelve due to CBC budget cutbacks). While new episodes began airing in Canada on September 21, 2010, U.S. fans will have to wait until January of 2011 for Season Three of Being Erica.
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  • Erin Karpluk

    Erin Karpluk

    Erica Strange

    Adam Fergus

    Adam Fergus

    Adam Fitzpatrick

    Reagan Pasternak

    Reagan Pasternak

    Julianne Giacommelli

    Kathleen Laskey

    Kathleen Laskey

    Barbara Strange

    Joanna Douglas

    Joanna Douglas

    Samantha Strange

    Morgan Kelly

    Morgan Kelly

    Brent Kennedy

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    SUBMIT REVIEW
    • So inspireing and wonderful!

      10
      This show inspired me so much, and its just really smart about life. Few shows has affected me the way this one did! Pluss its really enjoyable. I absolutely love it. I recomend it to anyone who is looking for something smart, sweet, interesting and a little differen who will make you really think.
    • This show will always have a place in my heart.

      10
      Made me think about life in a different way, 100% worth watching!
    • So fresh!

      10
      It was a small show without big expectation, but for me it was an amazing show which gave some freshness to my TV listing . I have followed the progression of Erica in the discovery of herself for 4 season with a optimistic view on Life.

      You will love it
    • An amazing show about self-discovery

      10
      I loved this show and I'm so sad that it ended. It was both funny and poignant and Erica's and Dr Tom's inspirational quotations were always clever and right on the spot. I guess anyone needs a Dr Tom in their life (I definitely would!).

      Erin Karpluck is a wonderful actress and was the right choice for playing Erica. I also loved the Toronto setting, the Canadians have come a long way - two of my favourite shows (Being Erica and Flashpoint) are set and produced in Toronto!

      This is a must-watch series!moreless
    • If the CBC could go back in time, they should pass on this pitch. Nothing would change in present time - their network still wouldn't be watched.

      4.0
      I wanted to like this show. I was a fan of Erin Karpluk from Godiva's and the premise intrigued me. After a promising premise, however, it now continues to miss the mark. I was hoping for a light comedy but instead it has turned into this earnest drama. It looks good, they have some great songs but for such a fresh idea, it really comes across stale. It borrows too much from cliches (breaking your heel, having somebody steal your cab) and never seems to want to have fun with itself. Is Erica never surprised or baffled when her doctor shows up? Who is he? If this happened to me I'd be asking some questions. I suppose it's the writer's right not to explore this angle, but I wish they would.



      Too many of the characters are one note. The witchy editor - does anyone really want an espresso that bad? Her old professor seemed to belong on another show.



      I know it's annoying to knock a show on a forum where most people love it, so I won't make a nuisance of myself and I'll leave it at this.moreless
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    Drama

    Themes

    flashbacks, light science fiction, love/hate relationships, infidelity, divorce