My So-Called Life
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1994
Directors: Scott Winant, Marshall Herskovitz, Mark Rosner, Victor DuBois, Ellen S. Pressman, Mark Piznarski, Ron Lagomarsino, Claudia Weill, Todd Holland, Michael Engler, Jeff Perry, Patrick R. Norris, Elodie Keene
Rating: NR(Television)
UPC [Locale]: 826663-105582
Running time: 18:00 (1080 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak, Slip Cover
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: October 30, 2007
Collection type: Owned (#2642)
Status: Available
Purchase date: October 31, 2007
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 10 / 10
Overview
My So-Called Life: The Complete Series is the long-awaited box set that tells the whole story of this beloved television show. An authentic portrayal of teenage and parental angst. My So-Called Life expressed the challenges of growing up and growing older.

Along with nineteen episodes, the bonus features illuminate the origin, life and afterlife of this benchmark series with all-new interviews and episode commentaries featuring the original cast and creators.

Smart, bold and real, this series raised the bar for television shows about coming-of-age and life's transitions. Whether you've memorized every line, or it's your very first time, My So-Called Life remains as fresh and honest today as when it premiered.

Episodes:
1. Pilot
2. Dancing in the Dark
3. Guns and Gossip
4. Father Figures
5. The Zit
6. The Substitute
7. Why Jordan Can't Read
8. Strangers in the House
8. Halloween
10. Other People's Mothers
11. Life of Brian
12. Self Esteem
13. Pressure
14. On the Wagon
15. So-Called Angels
16. Resolutions
17. Betrayal
18. Weekend
19. In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
DVD Covers
My So-Called Life
My So-Called Life
Misc.
 • Profile Contributors
 • Invelos Profile Links
 • US IMDb
Genres
Television
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • ABC Productions
 • The Bedford Falls Company
Media Companies:
 • Shout! Factory
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
 
Tags
TV
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Episodes 1 - 3
2Episodes 4 - 7
3Episodes 8 - 11
4Episodes 12 - 15
5Episodes 16 - 19
6Bonus Materials
Features
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Interviews
 • Gallery
 • Closed Captioned
 • 36-page book
Crew
 1. Pilot
Direction
Scott Winant....Director
Writing
Winnie Holzman....Writer
Production
Barry Jossen....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joanna Cappuccilli....Film Editor
Music
W.G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Per Hallberg....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Thomas A. Walsh....Production Designer
 2. Dancing in the Dark
Direction
Scott Winant....Director
Writing
Winnie Holzman....Writer
Production
Brooke Kennedy....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joanna Cappuccilli....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Chris Hogan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Cate Bangs....Production Designer
 3. Guns and Gossip
Direction
Marshall Herskovitz....Director
Writing
Justin Tanner....Writer
Production
Brooke Kennedy....Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ron Rosen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Chris Hogan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Cate Bangs....Production Designer
 4. Father Figures
Direction
Mark Rosner....Director
Writing
Winnie Holzman....Writer
Production
Brooke Kennedy....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert Frazen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Chris Hogan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Cate Bangs....Production Designer
 5. The Zit
Direction
Victor DuBois....Director
Writing
Betsy Thomas....Writer
Production
Brooke Kennedy....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joanna Cappuccilli....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Chris Hogan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Cate Bangs....Production Designer
 6. The Substitute
Direction
Ellen S. Pressman....Director
Writing
Jason Katims....Writer
Production
Brooke Kennedy....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ron Rosen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Chris Hogan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Cate Bangs....Production Designer
 7. Why Jordan Can't Read
Direction
Mark Piznarski....Director
Writing
Liberty Godshall....Writer
Production
Brooke Kennedy....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert Frazen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Chris Hogan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Cate Bangs....Production Designer
 8. Strangers in the House
Direction
Ron Lagomarsino....Director
Writing
Jill Gordon....Writer
Production
Brooke Kennedy....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ron Rosen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Chris Hogan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Cate Bangs....Production Designer
 9. Halloween
Direction
Mark Piznarski....Director
Mark Piznarski....Director
Writing
Jill Gordon....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ron Rosen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 10. Other People's Mothers
Direction
Claudia Weill....Director
Writing
Richard Kramer....Writer
Production
Brooke Kennedy....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Ernest Holzman....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joanna Cappuccilli....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Cate Bangs....Production Designer
 11. Life of Brian
Direction
Todd Holland....Director
Writing
Jason Katims....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert Frazen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 12. Self-Esteem
Direction
Michael Engler....Director
Writing
Winnie Holzman....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joanna Cappuccilli....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 13. Pressure
Direction
Mark Piznarski....Director
Writing
Ellen Herman....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ron Rosen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 14. On the Wagon
Direction
Jeff Perry....Director
Writing
Elizabeth Gill....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert Frazen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 15. So-Called Angels
Direction
Scott Winant....Director
Writing
Winnie Holzman....Writer
Jason Katims....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joanna Cappuccilli....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 16. Resolutions
Direction
Patrick R. Norris....Director
Writing
Ellen Herman....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ron Rosen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 17. Betrayal
Direction
Mark Piznarski....Director
Writing
Jill Gordon....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert Franzen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 18. Weekend
Direction
Todd Holland....Director
Writing
Adam Dooley....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joanna Cappuccilli....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
 19. In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
Direction
Elodie Keene....Director
Writing
Winnie Holzman....Writer
Production
Alan Poul....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Executive Producer
Edward Zwick....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Charles Liebermann....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ron Rosen....Film Editor
Music
W. G. Snuffy Walden....Composer
Sound
Bo Harwood....Production Sound Mixer
Patrick C. O'Sullivan....Supervising Sound Editor
Art
Brandy Alexander....Production Designer
Cast
 1. Pilot
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Nada Despotovich....Ms. Mayhew
Francine Riber....First Bathroom Girl
Amy Leland....Second Bathroom Girl
Bianca Lawson....Third Bathroom Girl
Stanley De Santis....Social Studies Teacher
Margaret Nagle....Science Teacher
Shane Powers....Guy #1
Tim Williams....Guy #2
Cameron Arnett....Cop
Devin Kamienny....Jordan's Buddy
Animalbag....Party Band
 2. Dancing in the Dark
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Mary Kay Place....Camille
Danton Stone....Neil
Jeri Gaile....Dance Instructor
Margaret Nagle....Ms. Chavatal
 3. Guns and Gossip
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn....Amber
Bennet Guillory....Mr. Foster
Stanley DeSantis....Mr. Demitri
Julie Halston....Mrs. Szowski
Shar Jackson....Crystal
Marisa Schuman....Gina
Chad Wood....Senior
Venus De Milo Thomas....New Girl
Lucas Dudley....Goon #1
David Masters....Goon #2
Eric Payne....Parent #1
Lin Shaye....Parent #2
 4. Father Figures
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Paul Dooley....Chuck Wood
Francesca P. Roberts....Ms. Mandeville
Winnie Holzman....Cathy Krzyzanowski
Kaley Cuoco....Young Angela
Pamela Gordon....Waitress
Russell Armstrong....Kid
Shar Jackson....Crystal
 5. The Zit
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Mary Kay Place....Camille
Johnny Green....Kyle
Tracy Lindsey....Model
Del Zamora....Mr. Renaldi
Bill Damaschke....Salesman
Marisa Schuman....Gina
Venus DeMilo Thomas....Lydia
 6. The Substitute
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Bennet Guillory....Mr. Foster
Stanley DeSantis....Mr. Demitri
Roger Rees....Vic Racine
Lois Foraker....Ms. Jaffe
Chad Wood....Joel
Liza Del Mundo....Iris
Lackey Bevis....Rhonda
Malinda Williams....Yvette
Art Chudabala....Darryl
Craig Kirkwood....Sam
 7. Why Jordan Can't Read
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Mary Kay Place....Camille
Johnny Green....Kyle
Shannon Leto....Shane
May Quigley....Mrs. Lerner
 8. Strangers in the House
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Mary Kay Place....Camille
Johnny Green....Kyle
Sarah Martineck....Young Angela
Sumer Stamper....Young Sharon
May Quigley....Mrs. Lerner
Bruce Winant....Doctor
 9. Halloween
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Andrew Kavovit....Nicky
Harriet Leider....Costume Lady
May Quigley....Ms. Lerner
Channon Roe....Billy
Lindsay Sloane....Ruthie
Liza Del Mundo....Iris
 10. Other People's Mothers
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn....Amber
Barbara Bain....Vivian Wood
Patricia Fraser....Aunt Libby
Richard Danielson....Ace
Ken Sagoes....Paramedic
Rebekah Johnson....Wanda
David Fosbinder....Tattoo Artist
Angela Knight....Nurse
 11. Life of Brian
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Senta Moses....Delia
Johnny Green....Kyle
Adam Biesk....Corey
 12. Self-Esteem
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Jeff Perry....Mr. Katimski
Lisa Waltz....Hallie
Karen Malina White....Abyssinia
May Quigley....Mrs. Lerner
Paul Dooley....Chuck Wood
Margaret Nagle....Ms. Chavatal
Craig Kirkwood....Troy
Shannon Leto....Shane
Buffalo Tom....Themselves
 13. Pressure
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Lisa Waltz....Hallie
Mary Woronov....Dr. Shields
Jonathan Emerson....Brad
Terri Hoyos....Dr. Skolnick
Sarah Ann Morris....Cynthia Hargrove
Momo Yashima....Bus Driver
Stephanie Dicker....Chelsea
Lackey Bevis....Rhonda
Robert Gant....Gunther
Monica Loeffler....Liz
 14. On the Wagon
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn....Amber
Jane Morris
Brad Joseph Dubin....Joey
Brandon Rudley....Ralph
Winnie Holzman....Cathy Kryzanowski (uncredited)
 15. So-Called Angels
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Juliana Hatfield....Runaway Girl
Robert Katims....Police Officer
Ben Mittleman....Church Worker
Inner Voices....Church Choir
Morgan Ames....Church Choir
Clydene Jackson Edwards....Church Choir
Carmen Twillie....Church Choir
Darlene Koldenhoven....Church Choir
 16. Resolutions
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Jeff Perry....Richard Katimski
Lisa Waltz....Hallie Lowenthal
Danton Stone....Neil Chase
Johnny Green....Kyle
John Prosky....Katimski's Partner
Dina Dayrit....Pencil Girl
Winnie Holzman....Cathy Kryzanowski (uncredited)
 17. Betrayal
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Tom Irwin....Graham
Mary Kay Place....Camille
Lisa Waltz....Hallie Lowenthal
Jeff Perry....Richard Katimski
Adam Biesk....Corey
Senta Moses....Dedlia Fisher
Karen Malina White....Abyssinia
Josh Gummersall....Tough Guy
 18. Weekend
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Mary Kay Place....Camille
Danton Stone....Neil Chase
Laura Innes....Cheryl
Jack Nance....Warren
Johnny Green....Kyle
 19. In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
Bess Armstrong....Patty
Wilson Cruz....Rickie
Claire Danes....Angela
Devon Gummersall....Brian
A. J. Langer....Rayanne
Jared Leto....Jordan
Devon Odessa....Sharon
Lisa Wilhoit....Danielle
Tom Irwin....Graham
Jeff Perry....Richard Katimiski
Lisa Waltz....Hallie Lowenthal
Senta Moses....Delia Fisher
Carl Gabriel Yorke....Investor
John Mascaro....Tony Poole