Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 08, 1994
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Nickelodeon TV Network

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The Secret World of Alex Mack

This show was about a girl, Alex Mack who got hit by a truck, which contaminated her with a mysterious chemical called GC-161. This ended up changing her life forever as it gave her a few strange powers. Among these were the ability to zap things, the ability to move objects with her mind, and the ability to turn into 'Capri Sun' and slither around

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Last Episode

04x20 Paradise Regained (2) Aired: Jan. 15, 1998

The final episode. Ray, Louis, and Hunter try to free Alex and her parents from the Plant which is lined with bombs thanks to Danielle Atron. …

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The show had 4 seasons and 78 episodes air between 1994 and 1998.

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  • Alex Mack co-creator and producer Thomas W. Lynch told the Los Angeles Times in 1994 that he wasn't interested in a girl who "looked like she worked too much in television, had the kinds of…
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    Alex Mack co-creator and producer Thomas W. Lynch told the Los Angeles Times in 1994 that he wasn't interested in a girl who "looked like she worked too much in television, had the kinds of reactions you always see, the smile, the look, the acting with eyes and all that kind of thing." He saw 300 girls for the role. What set Oleynik apart? "Larisa had such a great natural instinct," he said. "It was stunning. She made the character richer and more shaded."
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  • Matt Dearborn not only wrote seven episodes of The Secret World of Alex Mack, but directed three installments as well before creating the popular kids series Even Stevens. Vance…
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    Matt Dearborn not only wrote seven episodes of The Secret World of Alex Mack, but directed three installments as well before creating the popular kids series Even Stevens. Vance DeGeneres-yes, Ellen's brother-wrote on the show before becoming an early Daily Show correspondent and writing for some Oscar telecasts. Writers Brian Hargrove and Jack Kenny would later co-create Titus. Neena Beber wrote the episode "False Alarms" before writing on Daria and penning the Mandy Moore movie How to Deal. Shawn Levy got his first TV show directing assignment on Alex Mack, eventually directing six episodes before helming Steve Martin's version of The Pink Panther, The Internship, Date Night, and all three of the Night at the Museum films.
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  • Larisa Oleynik was offered a fifth season, a feature Alex Mack film, and "a ton of money," according to Thomas Lynch, but Oleynik said she wanted to keep her character innocent, and that she…
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    Larisa Oleynik was offered a fifth season, a feature Alex Mack film, and "a ton of money," according to Thomas Lynch, but Oleynik said she wanted to keep her character innocent, and that she was burnt out and wanted to finish high school. While that may be true, Larisa took on the role of Alissa Strudwick, Joseph Gordon-Levitt's girlfriend on 3rd Rock from the Sun, for 21 episodes soon after Alex Mack's end.
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