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Jem (also Jem and the Holograms) is an American animated television series that ran from 1985 to 1988 in U.S. first-run syndication. The show is about music company owner Jerrica Benton, her singer alter-ego, Jem, her band the Holograms, and their adventures.

The series was a joint collaboration by Hasbro, Marvel Comics, and Sunbow Productions, the same team responsible for G.I. Joe and Transformers. The creator of the series was Christy Marx, who also had been a staff writer for the aforementioned programs. The animation was provided by a Japanese animation studio called Toei Doga (now Toei Animation).

The show was originally designed to appeal to both girls and boys, with a mix of action/adventure, drama, music, and fashion, however as the show progressed, the audience became almost entirely girls.

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Genre:  Cartoons
Original Air Date:  October 6, 1985
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review by . October 05, 2010
You’ve probably never heard of Jem and the Holograms before, and that’s why I’m here, Lunchers. Jem and the Holograms was a cheesy 80s TV show that featured an all girl band that doubled as a group of costume-wearing, ever-vigilant crime stoppers. To fit with the wonderful world that was the 80s, they sported bright, big hair, shoulder pads and the show itself underlined a particular interest in fashion. Each 30-minute episode followed a serial plotline that featured original …
review by . May 05, 2009
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"Glamour and glitter, fashion and fame: JEM! Jem is truly outrageous, truly,truly,truly outrageous!"    If you can proudly sing that line in key and without a hint of irony as a knowing smile creeps upon your face, I dare say that you too must indeed be a fellow "Child of the 80's".    And as this true Child of the 80's can attest, there was likely no young female-focused cartoon series nearly as respected and beloved at that …
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