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#5205-49
Alone Again
Written by Sandy Fries

Synopsis:
A 14 year old girl, named Laura Holloway, lost her parents in a car accident last month, and is brought to stay at Starlight House for the next few weeks. Even with Jem and the Holograms and the Starlight girls around, Laura feels very lonely and doesn't have a very a lot of confidence. When a boy named Bobby at school offers a gift to her in form of some pills, she accepts, unknowingly of the consequences.

Characters:
Jem/Jerrica and the Holograms, Starlight Girls (Ashley, Ba Nee, Krissie, Deirdre, Terri, Lela, Anne, Marianne, Joellen, Becky, Nancy), Mrs. Bailey, Laura Holloway, Mrs. Harding the social worker, Bobby Braddock high school student, Miss Sanford group counsellor.

Focus on:
Laura.

Locations & vehicles:
Starlight Mansion, South Highschool, Glitter 'n Gold Roadster, Video Arcade club, concert stage.

First appearance of:
South Highschool.

Songs:
"Alone Again" Laura
"Nightmare" Jem and the Holograms
"Look Inside Yourself" Jem and the Holograms

Instrumentals:
"Takes Work" by Jem and the Holograms, "Dear Diary" by Jem and the Holograms, "Nightmare" by Jem and the Holograms, "Bad Influence" by Jem and the Holograms/the Misfits, "I Love A Scandal" by the Misfits, "Imagine Me" by Jem and the Holograms.

Genres:
Message, Drama, Action.

Original airdate:
20 October 1987.

Releases:
Released on DVD.

International:
Italy: Aired on TV. The episode title was "La Storia Di Laura" (Laura's story).
France: Aired on TV. Released on DVD. The episode title was "Alone Again" (Alone gain).
UK: Aired on TV.

Trivia:
Laura doesn't like the idea of staying at Starlight Mansion.

There is a poster in Starlight Mansion on the wall, where Jem has brown hair.

There is a ping pong table in the recreation room in Starlight Mansion.

Jem thinks Laura is terrific, she plays guitar beautifully and got a wonderful voice.

Laura Holloway is 14 years old.

Laura gets her own room temporarily at top floor of starlight Mansion.

Ashley is worrying about a history test, she needs to get a good grade to pass.

The song "Look Inside Yourself" is said to be written by Laura, and written especially for her guest performance with Jem and the Holograms.

The song "Nightmare" by Jem and the Holograms is re-used. Previously appeared in the episode "The Fan".

At the end of this episode there was a phone number to a hotline for viewers to call in and get help if they had drug abuse problems.

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