Strangers with Candy

Strangers with Candy

  • TV-14
  • 1999
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.0  (5,461)

Strangers With Candy is an epic television series that falls into the genre of dark comedy. This television series was created by Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris, and Mitch Rouse. Strangers With Candy primarily airs on Comedy Central and it stars many outstanding actor's and actresses such as Greg Hollimon, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris, and Stephen Colbert, whom all provide excellent performances and keep you laughing minute after minute. This television series is mainly focused around a woman by the name of Jerri Blank. Jerri is a grown, 46 year old woman who is well known as a junky, a boozer, and an all around failure throughout her entire life. Then one day, Jerri Blank makes the decision to get her life back on track and to finally pull herself together to gain a better life. Since Jerri dropped out of school, this former runaway and addict must start by returning back to school and getting her diploma. Jerri enrolls herself back into highschool as a freshman and immediately begins to try and fit in, as well as be hip and act cool with the other highschool girls that are over half her age younger. However, since Jerri has yet to get rid of her immoral background and has no real ethics, her fellow schoolmates, as well as her own off the wall family, finds it difficult to even simply interact with her. This television series not only provides viewers with some real life lessons, it is also makes it know in a comical manner, making viewers laugh until they cry. Strangers With Candy will keep viewers glued to their televisions, providing them with endless knee slapping humour, and leave them wanting more by the time the show is over. Everyone will get to witness Jerri Banks journey to getting her life back on track, getting her highschool diploma, and trying to interact with her new schoolmates and becoming their friend, as well as her family. A must see series that no one should ever miss.

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Seasons
The Last Temptation of Blank
10. The Last Temptation of Blank
October 2, 2000
In the series finale, Jerri finally gets a chance to become popular with the help of the popular girl named Fran. But she must ditch her friends to gain more popularity. Will she make the right decision? Meanwhile, two people come to Flatpoint and decide to turn it into a Strip mall, and it's up to Principal Blackman, Noblet, and Jellineck to stop them.
Bully
9. Bully
September 25, 2000
A transfer student named Edie Harley shows up at Flatpoint and begins terrorizing some of the girls. When Jerri steps in, she gets called out to fight Edie after school. Meanwhile, Jellineck has some bully problems as well with the substitute teacher who bashes homosexuals.
Sexual Harrasment (aka There Once Was a Blank from Nantucket)
8. Sexual Harrasment (aka There Once Was a Blank from Nantucket)
September 18, 2000
Jerri wants date this boy she likes, but she fears he may not be interested after he finds out Jerri is being sexual harrased by some of the boys.
Ask Jerri
7. Ask Jerri
September 11, 2000
Jerri wins the job as working for the advice column which was rightfully Jellineck's job. But she soon gives some pretty bad advice.
Blank Relay
6. Blank Relay
August 21, 2000
Jerri is not pulling her own weight on the track team, she just seems interested in the tub afterwards. So she begins to take steroids to improve her speed, and even gets the other girls to do it.
Is My Daddy Crazy?
5. Is My Daddy Crazy?
August 14, 2000
Jerri asks Stew to come talk to her class about meat, and he accepts. But she's just learning that Stew is a nutcase who needs help.
Invisible Love
4. Invisible Love
July 31, 2000
Jerri wants to make out with her boyfriend at her school's Make out night.
Trail of Tears
3. Trail of Tears
July 24, 2000
Jerri learns she has Native American heritage. So she decides to learn more about her roots.
Is Freedom Free?
2. Is Freedom Free?
July 17, 2000
It's Freedom week, and Jerri expresses her freedom by putting a nude picture of herself on the school wall.
Jerri's Burning Issue
1. Jerri's Burning Issue
July 10, 2000
Jerri and her new boyfriend Jared have been picked Lord and Lady of the school dance while working on the committee. But when a guy Jerri had sex with one time told her he got syphilis from her, she goes to the doctor and indeed has it. She then learns she has given it to Jared, but she's afraid to tell him. Meanwhile, Jellineck must deal with a cold sore he and Noblet both have on their faces.
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Strangers With Candy is an epic television series that falls into the genre of dark comedy. This television series was created by Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris, and Mitch Rouse. Strangers With Candy primarily airs on Comedy Central and it stars many outstanding actor's and actresses such as Greg Hollimon, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris, and Stephen Colbert, whom all provide excellent performances and keep you laughing minute after minute.

This television series is mainly focused around a woman by the name of Jerri Blank. Jerri is a grown, 46 year old woman who is well known as a junky, a boozer, and an all around failure throughout her entire life. Then one day, Jerri Blank makes the decision to get her life back on track and to finally pull herself together to gain a better life. Since Jerri dropped out of school, this former runaway and addict must start by returning back to school and getting her diploma. Jerri enrolls herself back into highschool as a freshman and immediately begins to try and fit in, as well as be hip and act cool with the other highschool girls that are over half her age younger. However, since Jerri has yet to get rid of her immoral background and has no real ethics, her fellow schoolmates, as well as her own off the wall family, finds it difficult to even simply interact with her.

This television series not only provides viewers with some real life lessons, it is also makes it know in a comical manner, making viewers laugh until they cry. Strangers With Candy will keep viewers glued to their televisions, providing them with endless knee slapping humour, and leave them wanting more by the time the show is over. Everyone will get to witness Jerri Banks journey to getting her life back on track, getting her highschool diploma, and trying to interact with her new schoolmates and becoming their friend, as well as her family. A must see series that no one should ever miss.Strangers with Candy is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (30 episodes). The series first aired on April 7, 1999.

Strangers with Candy is available for streaming on the Comedy Central website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Strangers with Candy on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel, Google Play, Apple TV and Comedy Central.

  • Premiere Date
    April 7, 1999
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (5,461)