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I'm Mark & I've Been a Fame fan since 1982. This blog is dedicated to the incredibly talented cast of the show and is a place to share music, videos and pictures. To contact me please send emails to: mark1814uk@googlemail.com

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Friday, 29 July 2011

Favourite Season 1 Episode Results

Well the results are in for the favourite season 1 episode.

1st place goes to "The Strike" and last place to "Reunions".

Here's the full results:

1st The Strike 39 votes

2nd A Special Place 36 votes

3rd Passing Grade 30 votes

4th Metamorphosis 27 votes

5th Street Kid 26 votes

6th The Crazies 24 votes

7th Tomorrow's Farewell 20 votes

8th = Alone In The Crowd 18 votes

A Musical Bridge 18 votes

But Seriously Folks 18 votes

11th The Sell Out 16 votes

12th To Soar and Never Falter 13 votes

13th Expose 11 votes

14th = Come One Come all 3 votes

A Big Finish 3 votes

16th Reunions 1 vote

Thanks to everyone who voted. The season 2 vote will follow in November.

Carlo Imperato Boys From Fame U.K. Article

Carlo Imperato Article from a Boys from Fame feature U.K Magazine 1983.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Season One Episode Guide

I've been working hard on the episode guide recently and the season one section is now fully updated and completed. Each episode is now available to watch online, with lots of new pictures and links to download all the season 1 music.

There's No download links for the episodes as they are out on DVD.

To check out the revamped season 1 section click the link below:

Lori Singer Look In Magazine Fact File 1983

Lori Singer Look In Magazine Fact File 1983.

To read the article click the link below:

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Monday, 25 July 2011

Season One Overview

The Season One overview on my episode guide is now fully updated with new information and pictures, including an awards section.

Friday, 22 July 2011

To Soar And Never Falter Script

The Script for "To Soar and Never Falter" is available to read online or download. This is a first draft script and Kathy's character was originally called Bridget.

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Thursday, 21 July 2011

Alone In The Crowd Script

Click below to read the Alone in the Crowd Script. This is a first draft so it features Garcy instead of Danny.

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Step Up To The Mike Mini PlayBack Style.

I don't know very much about this show but I believe it to be from Germany, where Kids mimed to various Pop acts. Here's them doing "Step Up To The Mike".

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Doris Schwartz Time & Again Season 2 Episode 4

Season 2 of Doris Schwartz Time and Again continues with Episode 4, titled, "Show Me How To Make It Right". The title comes from the song "I Was Only Trying To Help".

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Tuesday, 19 July 2011

My Top 5 least Favourite Season 1 Episodes

My Top 5 Least Favourite Season 1 Episodes in reverse order:

5) Expose
One of my Pet Hates “Doomed love” for Julie, while her Mother has difficulty looking for a job.

4) A Musical Bridge
The New Wave music isn’t my favourite and Leroy fighting Sherwood about his English assignments again!

3) Reunions
Leroy and Shorofsky’s respective reunions leave me a little cold.

2) A Big Finish
Guest stars being the centre of the story and some very convenient writing puts this way way down for me

1) Come One, Come All
Total Guest star overload, little development for Montgomery and no songs put this episode as my least favourite of the whole season.

Monday, 18 July 2011

My Top 5 Favourite Season 1 Episodes

Counting down my top 5 Favourite season 1 episode in reverse order:

5) Street Kid:
A wonderful insight into Doris’ character with some hiliarious

antics between Sherwood and Shorofsky.

4) Passing Grade:
Coco and Lydia shine as the battle against each other for a
broadway part. A test of their friendship and a beautiful duet between them.
3) The Strike:
Lots of good humour and a simple idea which causes problems for all the cast and has everyone pulling together in the end.

2) A Special Place :
The emotion of Crandall leaving, especially as this was Michael
Thoma’s last episode makes this very satisfying. Two great ballads and a feel good uptempo dance to end on a high note.

1) The Crazies:
My number one favourite is another simple idea which causes conflict. There's great fun to be had with Doris and between Sherwood & Lydia while Shorofsky being attacked and Mrs Berg's letter adds some wonderful emotion. Also a great song in “I Was Only Trying To Help”.

It'll be interesting to see how the results of our readers poll compares to my own favourites.

Matt Lucas First Crush On Lori Singer

In a Recent Radio Times Interview British comedian Matt Lucas revealed that despite being a gay man his first crush was on Lori Singer!

Monday, 11 July 2011

1982 A year In Tv Special

The 4th Annual TV guide special " A Year In TV 1982" mentions Fame.

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Metamorphosis Script

The Script for the season 1 Episode Metamorphosis is now available to read online and download.

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Friday, 1 July 2011

Fame News!

It's a full and packed month here on Kids From Fame Media. During July we are celebrating all things season 1. We have updates to the songs and episode guide along with new scripts to read, interviews and episode press releases.

Also you get to vote for your favourite season 1 episode.

The episode of the month is "Signs" from Season 3 and posts for that start on the 4th.

Ovation TV are now showing season 1 of Fame. They started with the final 3 seasons and as that was popular have decided to show the original seasons too. The only trouble is they are making some big edits to the episodes. Presumably because TV shows these days are a good 5 minutes shorter than back in the 80s to allow more room for adverts! This clip from "Metamorphosis", shows the episode ending after Erica sings Fame. The whole scene with Julie changing clothes in the elevator and the voice over with Sherwood and Bruno discussing the word "metamorphosis" has been deleted.

Have a great Month!

Favourite Season 1 Episode Poll

As July is Celebrating Season 1 you can join in with voting for your Favourite Season 1 Episode. The poll will run all month and you can vote for more than one episode so get voting for your favourite episode.

The poll has been moved to the sidebar so that it is easily accessible all month.