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Soapnet Gives Fans a Second Chance to Catch the First Five Episodes of "Being Erica" the Week of April 6 at 6pm (ET/PT) on Soapnet
The show stars newcomer Erin Karpluk, Michael Riley and Tyron Leitso.

[via press release from SOAPnet]


Fans of the original series "Being Erica" are being given a second chance to catch the show from the beginning when SOAPnet airs the first five episodes the week of April 6 at 6PM (EST/PST).

We all have regrets, we've all made mistakes. Imagine if you could actually go back in time and correct them? Erica Strange can. "Being Erica" delves into the quirky life of Erica Strange, a highly educated and underachieving single woman who struggles to understand why her life is heading nowhere. She's made years of bad decisions and has a list of regrets. As a result, her life is at a standstill. Enter Dr. Tom, a mysterious man who is part therapist and part rogue. In each episode, Dr. Tom launches Erica back in time to a specific regret from her past, giving her the opportunity to re-live and even alter her past choices in the hopes of changing her present. The show stars newcomer Erin Karpluk (Erica), Michael Riley (Dr. Tom) and Tyron Leitso (Ethan.) The episodes Include:

April 6 � Episode #2009-101 "Dr. Tom" � Erica is having a bad day. She loses her job, her date cancels on her and, to top it all off, she almost dies from a hazelnut latt�. While recovering in the hospital, she meets Dr. Tom, an enigmatic therapist who offers to help her in an unconventional way -- by sending her back in time to revisit choices she made at her high school dance.

April 7 � Episode #2009-102 "What I Am Is What I Am" � Just as Erica decides to give up on getting a job in the literary world and settle for a secure position at her uncle's bridal company, Dr. Tom sends her back to her college to join an esteemed secret society known as The Literati.

April 8 � Episode #2009-103 "Plenty of Fish" � Erica gets more than she bargained for when she brings Ethan to her high school reunion to pose as her boyfriend. Dr. Tom sends her back to confront her snobby former friends, the shy nerd who had a crush on her and the boy who took her virginity.

April 9 � Episode #2009-104 "The Secret of Now" � Erica feels disrespected at work after her boss intimidates her and steals her ideas. In order to conquer her fear of confrontation, Dr. Tom sends her back to her first semester at college to finally stand up for herself against the daunting Professor Lozar who also used to bully her

April 10 � Episode #2009-105 "Adultescence" � When her parents, friends and coworkers won't stop treating her like a child, Erica decides to go back to her bat mitzvah to prove she's become a woman.

From daytime and primetime dramas, to reality shows and movies, SOAPnet owns the world of character-driven soapy drama. The network features same-day episodes of popular daytime dramas including "All My Children," "Days of our Lives," "One Life to Live," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless"; favorite primetime series "The O.C.," "One Tree Hill" and "Beverly Hills 90210"; and original programs including "Greg Behrendt's Wake Up Call," "Being Erica," "MVP" and "General Hospital: Night Shift." Wrapped in a 24-hour environment, SOAPnet is the one destination for stories focused on real emotions and revealing truths about intriguing, yet flawed characters.

  [march 2009]  


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