My So-Called Lifeupdate
1: Interview With Marshall Herskovitz, Winnie Holzman, Ed Zwick
2: Tour of Bedford Falls
Thursday, August 25th, 1994
Welcome to the world of Angela Chase. At 15, Angela is sick of her goody goody look, and act. So she decides to hang out with the rebel herself Rayanne Graff, and dyes her hair Crimson Glow. Her mother is not pleased with the new Angela, and states that quite a few times, in this pilot. Her father on the other hand doesn't see the deal.
Thursday, September 1st, 1994
2: Dancing In The Dark
While Angela awkwardly tries to get closer to Jordan, Graham and Patty learn to romance each other again.
Thursday, September 8th, 1994
3: Guns And Gossip
Angela is devastated when she is the object of gossip while Brian and Rickie find themselves in the middle of a scandal over a gun in school.
Thursday, September 15th, 1994
4: Father Figures
In multi-generational father-daughter conflict, Patty must take control of the printing business from her father, and Angela approaches Graham for the first time as a person rather than a superhero.
Thursday, September 22nd, 1994
5: The Zit
Angela and Patty come to grips with the feeling that they are not measuring up to some standard of beauty as Angela breaks out and Patty develops laugh lines.
Thursday, September 29th, 1994
6: The Substitute
Liberty High deals with the issue of censorship when a substitute English teacher encourages students to write liberal poetry for the school paper.
Thursday, October 6th, 1994
7: Why Jordan Can't Read
Angela makes a real connection with Jordan when she discovers that he has difficulty reading.
Thursday, October 20th, 1994
8: Strangers In The House
Sharon's dad has a heart attack that causes Graham to question his own mortality and puts stress on his marriage while the event mends the broken friendship between Sharon and Angela.
Thursday, October 27th, 1994
Angela finds herself in 1963 during a mystical Halloween experience; Graham and Patty create some magic of their own with the help of medieval Halloween costumes.
Thursday, November 3rd, 1994
10: Other People's Mothers
Patty gains strides in her relationship with Angela when she helps Rayanne during an overdose.
Thursday, November 10th, 1994
11: Life Of Brian
Brian's life is a constant struggle over what he wants to express and the ramblings that escape from his mouth; everyone feels like the outsider at the "World Happiness Dance" at school; Patty pressures Graham into taking a continuing education cooking class.
Thursday, November 17th, 1994
Self-esteem is the lesson of the day for Angela's warped relationship with Jordan, Brian's unreciprocated devotion to Angela, Rickie's flair for the dramatic, and Graham's cooking expertise.
Thursday, December 1st, 1994
Angela must make the decision whether or not to sleep with Jordan, while Graham is being pressured into going into the restaurant business with Hallie Lowenthal.
Thursday, December 8th, 1994
14: On The Wagon
Rayanne has been sober for 33 days. To start getting her life back together again and to spend more time with Angela, she joins Jordan's band. But after a case of stage fright and a glimpse at what being sober really means, she goes back to the bottle.
Thursday, December 22nd, 1994
15: So-Called Angels
The Chase's Christmas is more complicated than usual when Angela's anxious search for Rickie leads her into the world of runaway kids where she encounters a mysterious homeless girl.
Thursday, January 5th, 1995
It's New Year's Eve and while everyone else is busy making or breaking his or her resolutions, Rickie faces an increasingly difficult situation.
Thursday, January 12th, 1995
Angela realizes she is over Jordan and is in to someone else. But Brian Cracow catches Rayanne and Jordan on tape having sex.
Thursday, January 19th, 1995
On a romantic weekend getaway to "reconnect" with Graham, Patty reveals another side of her personality; Angela copes with a visit from Rayanne, who has good reason not to leave.
Thursday, January 26th, 1995
19: In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
Jordan asks Brian for help on winning back Angela's affections; Sharon and Rayanne reach a turning point in their relationship; and Rickie learns that the new girl has a crush on him.