Clarissa Explains It All
Clarissa And The Straightjackets Is Your New Favorite Band
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!
"Clarissa Now" - The "Clarissa Explains It All" Failed Spin-Off Series
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.
Underappreciated 90s Nickelodeon Stars
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.)