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Boy Meets World 

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An adolescent with two siblings tests his various theories about life as he endures the trials of growing up alongside a good friend.
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5 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Ben Savage ...  Cory Matthews / ... 158 episodes, 1993-2000
William Daniels ...  George Feeny / ... 158 episodes, 1993-2000
Betsy Randle ...  Amy Matthews / ... 158 episodes, 1993-2000
Will Friedle ...  Eric Matthews / ... 158 episodes, 1993-2000
Rider Strong ...  Shawn Hunter / ... 158 episodes, 1993-2000
William Russ ...  Alan Matthews / ... 154 episodes, 1993-2000
Danielle Fishel ...  Topanga Lawrence / ... 145 episodes, 1993-2000
Lindsay Ridgeway ...  Morgan Matthews / ... 74 episodes, 1996-2000
Matthew Lawrence ...  Jack Hunter / ... 68 episodes, 1997-2000
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Storyline

In this TV series we see the "adventures" and goofs of a young schoolboy named Cory Matthews and his best friend Shawn Hunter. At school, they aren't very popular with girls, and they have enemies like Harley, Joey, and Frankie. They also get often in trouble with Mr. Feeny, the school's funny principal. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Trivia

Michael Bower was considered for the part of Frankie but Disney changed their minds because he had previously been on a Nickelodeon show "Salute Your Shorts" and Disney at the time didn't want anyone who had been on a rival network. Ironically enough a year later they hired Bower's Salute Your Shorts co-star Blake Sennett for the role of Joey the Rat. See more »

Goofs

At one point in high school, as Eric is having a conversation in the hallway, a sign behind him reading "Sex Ed" has in some shots been changed, via graffiti, to read "Sex, Ed?" but not in others. See more »

Quotes

Cory: His name is Lianol, we met today and we are getting along just fabulously. Because I'm young Hunter, I'm vital and I have a lot to offer.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of Dangerous Secret, Rider Strong does a PSA on the prevention of Child and Teen abuse See more »

Alternate Versions

The episode "No Guts, No Cory" has a different ending on syndication which was taken from the series "Teen Angel" which was the conclusion to the "TGIF Time Warp", the ending involved once Salem was found by Sabrina, the cast of "Boy Meets World" returned to their time. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Garfunkel and Oates: Hair Swap (2014) See more »

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a very fun show
4 January 2005 | by The_Amazing_Spy_RisesSee all my reviews

Boy Meets World is a show that reminds me a lot of NBC's 'Friends,' except for teens and younger children. Ben Savage leads the show as the character Cory Matthews. BMW shows the hardships of life from a young kid, a teen, a young adult, and finally, an adult. The show does a great job of adding humor in a lot of aspects of the show. As Cory goes on, you can see that he is maturing with time. I grew up with Cory, and he shows how hard it can be. The show does a good job of developing Cory, giving him the girl of his dreams, a loyal friend, a caring family, and a teacher/principal who has always been at his side. The show has everything that makes a good sitcom, comedy, drama, romance, and the occasional deep trouble that every teen gets in. BMW ended 5 years ago, but it is still one of the most watched shows on TV on the Disney Channel and ABC Family.

It's just so much fun to watch this show, and watch the characters develop so well. It's just a shame that none of the actors from the show besides Rider Strong and Will Friedle have gone on to bigger and better things. Look for Ben Savage to star in a movie next year, that's looking very good.

9.5/10 --spy


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Official Sites:

DisneyChannel.com

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1993 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(158 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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