It was adorable and amazing.
And it totally smells like Sunflowers perfume and White Rain mousse.
Are you more of a Clarissa or more of a Doug? We can’t all be Rocko’s Modern Life, unfortunately.
It was the golden era of scrunchies.
Grab your Beanie Babies and Pokemon cards.
BRB, uploading the Saved By The Bell album to my iTunes.
Clarissa explains a few things.
Even Clarissa can’t explain everything.
Clarissa Explains It All totally got the dating experience right. Here’s proof that not much has changed since the ’90s.
Clarissa explains it all by answering our burning questions and indulges us in a series of selfies taken just for us!
To celebrate Melissa Joan Hart’s birthday, we’ve pitted her two iconic roles against one another. Place your bets now on the ultimate victor.
The debut album you never heard from Clarissa Explains It All is a study in mediocre Training-Bra Rock.
Clarissa Darling is returning in book form with the upcoming novel Things I Can’t Explain. Let’s speculate about the plot.
Nobody did “cool” better than the SNICK generation. Let them show you a thing or two.
Damn these fictional characters and their perfect fictional rooms.
Like so many people my age, I spent a huge part of my childhood watching Nickleodeon. This is why I continue to live in fear.
From Rainbow Brite to Angela Chase, this is how you thought you’d get to dress someday, but at some point you accidentally started dressing like a boring grown-up… Find your inspiration again with the help of your vintage muses.
A little-known fact about “Clarissa Explains It All”: Melissa Joan Heart recorded a full album in character as Clarissa called “Clarissa and the Straightjackets.” In it, we learn “This Is What ‘Na Na’ Means” (actual track title), what Clarissa’s likes and dislikes are, and that Clarissa didn’t really have the best singing voice — not that it matters!
You only read really need to read the first one though. Suzanne Collins gets some cool cred in my eyes.
If you watched “Clarissa Explains It All,” in the ’90s, you know that her clothes really did explain it all. Here are all the fashion lessons I learned from Clarissa herself.
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Apparently they filmed a “Clarissa Explains It All” spin-off series called “Clarissa Now” about Clarissa Darling (Melissa Joan Hart) moving to NYC to do an internship at a newspaper. They only filmed one episode, but luckily it got released somehow. Your life has just been changed.
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Does it still hold up to scrutiny? Did it ever?
I just watched a bunch of old MTV’s House of Style video clips. Thanks to Leti for pointing out that there’s a Kelly Bundy tag on eBay.
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So was Scott Wolf (Bailey Salinger) ever on Ally McBeal? Because he’s totally the right age — i.e., 41.
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The excellent Tumblr Old School Nick has me reminiscing about formative experiences, so here goes. (Note: gripping Nickelodeon game shows such as “Wild and Crazy Kids” and “GUTS” will be addressed in a future post. We’re sticking to character development here.) (Second note: this list is entirely subjective, in case you couldn’t guess or tell.)
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Nickelodeon is now making a handful of its old shows available on iTunes. Before Christine Taylor was “Ben Stiller’s wife,” she was Melody, and anyone born between 1975 and 1985 can firmly attest.
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