Freaks and Geeks: The Untold History of Television [NOOK Book]

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The Untold History of Television provides a captivating glimpse behind the scenes of those groundbreaking shows that have both defined and changed the pop culture landscape.

A short-lived cult classic, Freaks and Geeks proved that a television show about teenagers could reach beyond the superficial by confronting—and redefining—high school stereotypes. In this text, Kathleen Olmstead investigates the ups and downs of the show “that pushed the ...

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Freaks and Geeks: The Untold History of Television

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Overview

The Untold History of Television provides a captivating glimpse behind the scenes of those groundbreaking shows that have both defined and changed the pop culture landscape.

A short-lived cult classic, Freaks and Geeks proved that a television show about teenagers could reach beyond the superficial by confronting—and redefining—high school stereotypes. In this text, Kathleen Olmstead investigates the ups and downs of the show “that pushed the beautiful people aside and gave us stories about those usually ignored by television.”

The ebook contains information about the inception and development of the series, thought-provoking episode analysis, and on-the-set stories about the cast and crew.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781443412094
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
  • Publication date: 12/6/2011
  • Series: Untold History of Televisi
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 35
  • File size: 135 KB

Meet the Author

Kathleen Olmstead has written more than a dozen books—fiction and non-fiction—for the young adult market and her short fiction and poetry have appeared in Fireweed and Taddle Creek, among other journals. She has produced, written and directed several short films and is always working on the next one. She is a part of the Arbeiter Ring Publishing collective. Kathleen lives and works in Toronto.

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