A year after his father's fatal accident, Joe Roman returns to Philadelphia to collect his share of his Dad's estate, a car customizing business. See full summary » The first season of the TV version of the hit movie reassembled a good chunk of the movie's cast, plus the movie's director Amy Heckerling as executive producer. Though Blanchard was physically right for the role, her flat performance makes you realize how perfect Silverstone really was for the role, with her fizzy, lighthearted, charismatic performance. Blanchard took over as lead character Cher from Alicia Silverstone (who understandably had other things to do at the time).Josh and Cher spar continually but without animosity; she mocks his scruffy idealism, while he teases her for being selfish, vain, and superficial, and says that her only direction in life is "toward the mall".When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for one of his soccer teammates, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.' Original' is perhaps a term wrongly applied since it is based on the queen of romance Jane Austen's Emma (1815) .But what Clueless did was update the classic story by coating it with high school drama, teenage girls and shopping and sprinkle it with heavy doses of humour.Though Dionne has a long-term relationship with popular student Murray, Cher claims that this is a pointless endeavor on Dionne's part.Among the few people to find fault with Cher is Josh (Paul Rudd), her socially-conscious ex-stepbrother, who visits her during a break from college.
Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.Alicia Silverstone plays fifteen year old Cherilyn "Cher" Horowitz, a well-intentioned, but somewhat superficial girl, who is attractive, popular and extremely wealthy.A few months shy of her sixteenth birthday, she has risen to the top of the high school social scene.It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd and Brittany Murphy, and was produced by Scott Rudin and Robert Lawrence.It is loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma, updating the setting to modern-day Beverly Hills.