By David Hiltbrand
April 15, 1991 12:00 PM

Nickelodeon (Sundays, 6:30 P.M. ET)


The title is a little overstated. The main character in this comedy series for and about adolescents doesn’t really talk about everything. But, addressing the camera directly, she does a pretty good job of clueing us in on her little corner of the universe.

Okay, like, she likes Twizzlers, Johnny Depp and the guy without the glasses in the pop group They Might Be Giants. What she doesn’t like is her name—she’d prefer Jade—home haircuts or her younger brother, a constant source of embarrassment, her “least favorite emotion.”

As Clarissa, a ’90s girl with a mall-derived fashion sense, Melissa Joan Hart does a fine job of tempering her cynicism with insouciance. She makes this silly but hip show into a sort of post-Pee-wee sitcom.