Supporting roles were played by Marian Seldes and Lisa Gay Hamilton.In 2002, Hart said that she would not be interested in a cast reunion project: "No. And that was once you finish a career, you move on." In her next television series, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, her character actually did become a journalist.Many of the various episodes from the 5 seasons of the series are also available on Amazon Video and Hulu.
However with her Cosby days behind her, the former child star has since received a Bachelor’s in Sociology and is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc at Spelman College.
In 2008, Pulliam joined the cast of (1989-1998) Steve Urkel, the uber nerdy, socially awkward neighbor to the Winslows.
These topics were dealt with far less dramatically than they were on other similar shows at the time (such as Full House and Blossom).
For instance, in one episode, Clarissa watches television nonstop for an entire weekend (as part of a research project) and begins to think she is going crazy after she tires; an obvious In another episode, Clarissa accidentally shoplifts lingerie, and the terms "hell" and "sex drive" were occasionally uttered during the show's run.
A running gag highlighted Clarissa's sibling rivalry with her brother Ferguson, and their attempts to harm or even kill each other.
Unique to the show was its representation of each episode's theme by showing Clarissa tackling the episode's issue through a fictional video game.
To this date, there are no plans to release the series further on DVD.
Season one is also available on i Tunes, Xbox Live, and the Play Station Store.
Clarissa also had a pet baby alligator named Elvis whom she kept in a kiddie-sandbox, who would appear sporadically in early episodes.
Clarissa was credited with becoming the first Nickelodeon series to feature a female lead, which led the network to create other shows such as The Secret World of Alex Mack, The Amanda Show and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo.
The series returned to The '90s Are All That on Teen Nick the night of December 31, 2011 with the airing of the series finale at a special timeslot, pm, for celebrating the end of 2011, and aired on the block again the morning of January 1, 2012 at am with the airing of the series premiere to celebrate the beginning of 2012.