Between you and me, I just hit the big three-oh, the twenty-ten. A very good age — I finally get to shave. But that also means I’m past the teeny-flick period, and am not overly fond of the “like-oh-my-gawd-like-totally” Valley Girl generation Nora successfully spoofed.

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But the great part here is the ‘spoof’. Nora doesn’t take itself too seriously and becomes an enjoyable romp through High School Silliness and Pseudo-Teenage-Angst as teenage Nora tries to spend an evening with her boyfriend, but her mean mommy wont let her: and thus Nora Breaks Free, escaping her mother’s watchful eyes, weirdo babysitters and… the police? The directing and acting is solid and feels truly professional and a lineup of quirky and hilarious characters makes this a very fun show to watch.

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Sure, a few moments are over-the-top, but wasn’t that also the point? It is certainly less embarrassing than any of the American Pie excuses-for-movies, and Nora’s mother was a riot any scene she was in.

If you’re looking for a well-done serious heart-break lollipop-teenage-soap show, head on over to Palisades Pool Party. If you want a well-done spoof on the whole teeny-soap generation, this is your show.

Like, so totally.