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All American Girl (TV, 1994-1995)

Cast: Margaret Cho, Maddie Corman, Judy Gold, Amy Hill, Ashley Johnson, Clyde Kusatsu, Jodi Long, J.B. Qwon, Sam Seder, B.D Wong. A television show about a very Westernized Korean-American girl delightfully at odds with her traditional but screwy family in San Francisco. Contents: Disc 1. Mom, Dad, this is Kyle ; Submission: Impossible ; Who's the boss? ; Yung at heart -- Disc 2. Redesigning women ; Booktopus ; Mommie nearest ; Take my family, please ; Exile on Market Street -- Disc 3. Ratting on Ruthie ; Educating Margaret ; Loveless in San Francisco ; Malpractice makes perfect ; The apartment -- Disc 4. Notes from the underground ; Venus de Margaret ; A night at the Oprah ; Pulp sitcom ; Young Americans. Originally broadcast as a television series 1994-1995. ca. 7 hrs. 30 min.
Reviews and articles: Cassinelli, Sarah Moon. "If we are Asian, then are we funny?": Margaret Cho's All-American Girl as the First (and Last?) Asian American Sitcom." Studies in American Humor, 2008, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p131-144, 14p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only