Felicity

Felicity

infobox television
show_name = Felicity


caption = "Felicity" intertitle
format = Drama
runtime = approx. 45 min.
creator = J. J. Abrams
Matt Reeves
starring = Keri Russell
Scott Speedman
Tangi Miller
Scott Foley
Amanda Foreman
Greg Grunberg
Amy Jo Johnson
country = USA
executive_producer = Brian Grazer
Ron Howard
Tony Krantz
network = The WB
opentheme = "Felicity Theme"
by Judith Owen (seasons 1-2)
"New Version of You"
byJ. J. Abrams and Andrew Jarecki (seasons 3-4)
camera = Single-camera
first_aired = September 29 1998
last_aired = May 22 2002
num_episodes = 84
num_seasons = 4
tv_com_id = 253
imdb_id = 0134247
website = http://tvplex.go.com/touchstone/felicity/

"Felicity" is a Golden Globe-winning American primetime television drama produced by Touchstone Television and Imagine Television for The WB network. The series revolved around the fictional college experiences of the title character, Felicity Porter (played by Keri Russell), as she attended the "University of New York", based on New York University, across the country from her home of Palo Alto, California. The show ran for four seasons from 1998 to 2002, with each season corresponding to the traditional freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior years students attend at universities. The series was created by J. J. Abrams and Matt Reeves. Notable guest directors included Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.

A recurring episode opener of the show was a stark camera shot of Felicity sitting in a dorm room or apartment holding a tape recorder, recalling events in order to make a cassette tape to send to an old friend named Sally Reardon (voiced by Janeane Garofalo). This occasionally provided a method for Felicity to narrate an entire episode. At the end of episodes like this, Felicity would often be shown listening to a tape Sally sent in reply.

Plot

The story of the series begins at Felicity's high school graduation where she asks Ben Covington (played by Scott Speedman), a classmate whom she has a crush on, to sign her yearbook. Moved by his comment that he wished he had gotten to know her, she changes her education plans completely, deciding to follow Ben to New York rather than attend Stanford University for pre-med. Felicity's overbearing parents, concerned about Felicity's seemingly rash decision, come to New York to try to convince her to return home and 'get back on track.' Felicity has second thoughts about her decision, but soon realizes that she came, not only to follow Ben, but to find herself.

While Felicity works to sort out her emotions, she continues the basic motions of student life and moves into her dorm. There, she meets the resident advisor Noel Crane (Scott Foley). Eventually, romance ensues, and the relationships between Felicity, Ben, and Noel form the basic dramatic conflicts in the show throughout the series.

A number of other characters appear and play large roles in Felicity's life. Her roommate for the first two years is Meghan Rotundi (Amanda Foreman), a goth Wiccan who occasionally casts spells on Felicity and others. Julie Emrick (Amy Jo Johnson) is one of Felicity's best friends, as is Elena Tyler (Tangi Miller), who often takes classes with Felicity. Felicity also has male friends, including Sean Blumberg (Greg Grunberg), who is always trying to produce new off-kilter inventions, and Javier Quintata (Ian Gomez), who manages the coffee house Dean & DeLuca where Felicity works for most of her college career.

Cast

"Felicity" maintained an ensemble cast, keeping most of its characters for its entire four season run. Numerous secondary characters, including friends and love interests for these characters, appeared intermittently to complement storylines that generally revolved around this core group.

Regular

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colspan="5" | Felicity: Junior Year Collection (The Complete Third Season)
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* 17 Episodes
* 5-Disc Set
*1.33:1 Aspect Ratio
*Subtitles: English
*Languages:
**English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
**Spanish
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* Audio Commentaries:
**Cast and Crew
* "Docuventary: A Look Back at Season 3 With Greg Grunberg"
* Mad TV Parody

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colspan="2" align="center" | Release Dates
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align="center" width="100"| USA
align="center" width="100"| AUS
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align="center" | September 21, 2004
align="center" | Withdrawn

References

*Julie Keller (January 18 2000). E! Online.
*Goldfinger (band) asks about Felicity in the song "Spokesman" from the album Open Your Eyes (Goldfinger album)

Outside the U.S.

*In Australia, the show was shown on the Seven Network.
*In Brazil, the show was shown on Sony Entertainment Television and SBT.
*In Bosnia, the show was shown on OBN.
*In Bulgaria, seasons one ane two were shown on Kanal 1 and as of the third season is being aired on Nova Television.
*In Canada, the shown was shown on CTV television network, and is shown on W Network.
*In Croatia, the show was shown on HRT.
*In Cyprus, the show was shown on Ant1.
*In Denmark, the show was shown on Kanal 5
*In Estonia, the show was shown on TV3.
*In Finland, the show was shown on Nelonen.
*In France, the show was shown on TF1.
*In Germany, the show was shown on RTL.
*In Hong Kong, the show was shown on TVBPearl.
*In Iceland, the show was shown on Stöð 2.
*In Ireland, the show was shown on RTÉ Two.
*In Israel, the show was shown on Channel 2 and later on Channel 3 of HOT.
*In Italy, the show was shown on Rai Due.
*In most of Latin America, the show was shown on Sony Entertainment Television.
*In Latvia,the show was shown on TV3 Latvia.
*In Lebanon,the show was shown on Future Television.
*In Malaysia, the show was shown on TV2
*In Mexico, the show was shown on Sony Entertainment Television
*In New Zealand, the show was shown on TV3 and has begun airing the series on Vibe Channel
*In Norway, the show was shown on TV3.
*In the Philippines, the show aired in RPN 9.
*In Poland, the show was on TVP2 and currently on TVP3
*In Portugal, the show was aired on RTP1.
*In the Republic of Macedonia, the show was shown on Macedonian Radio-Television
*In Romania, the show was shown on TVR 1.
*In Serbia and Montenegro,the show was shown on RTS ,national TV.
*In Slovakia, the show was shown on TV Markiza.
*In Spain, the show was shown on Telecinco, Localia, CosmoTV, ClanTV and is shown on Cuatro (channel).
*In Sweden , the show was shown on TV3 and on TV4 as a rerun.
*In Turkey, the show was shown on DiziMax and later on, on S'nek.
*In the United Kingdom, the show was shown on ITV2.

In Kenya, the show was aired on KTN

External links

* [http://www.tv.com/felicity/show/253/summary.html TV.com: "Felicity"] – includes full episode guide
*imdb title|id=0134247|title=Felicity
* [http://www.noelcrane.com/ NoelCrane.com] – site that was referenced several times in the show; it was updated during the show's run as if Noel Crane were a real person


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