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#5205-63
Straight From The Heart
Written by Buzz Dixon

Synopsis:
Danielle introduces the new fashion designer Astral to Jem and the Holograms, who hire Astral to design their fashions for their upcoming concert. But when Jem and the Holograms keep rejecting Astral's designs, she turns to the Stingers who treat her like a princess, atleast in the beginning.

Characters:
Jem and the Holograms, The Stingers, Rio, Regine, Starlight Girls (Ashley, Ba Nee, Krissie, Deirdre, Terri, Lela, Anne, Marianne, Joellen, Becky, Nancy, Delaree), Danielle, Harriet, Danielle's butler, Yaki Tori.

Focus on:
Regine, Danielle

Locations & vehicles:
Starlight Mansion, Danielle's mansion, Glitter 'n Gold Roadster, Regine's car, hansom cab, Fabric Town, Starlight Music, Stinger's Sound, Harriet Horne's studio's, Fabric Mart, Stingers' hangout, Yaki's apartment, concert stage.

First appearance of:
Regine, Regine's car.

Songs:
"It Depends On The Mood I'm In" Jem and the Holograms
"All In The Style" The Stingers
"Straight From The Heart" Jem and the Holograms

Instrumentals:
"The Real Me" by Jem and the Holograms, "Stingers Theme" by the Stingers, "Perfect Match" by the Stingers, "Take It Or Leave It" by the Stingers, "Under My Spell" by the Stingers, "Destiny" by the Stingers.

Genres:
Message, Drama, Humor, Romance.

Original airdate:
15 February 1988.

Releases:
Released on DVD.

International:
Italy: Aired on TV. The episode title was "L'Apparenza Inganna" (All that glitters is not gold).
France: Aired on TV. Released on DVD. The episode title was "Droit au coeur" (Right heart).
UK: Aired on TV.

Trivia:
This episode was meant to introduce Hasbro's new doll Regine, but the doll never made it to the toy stores.

The character Regine was originally named "Paris".

This episode was originally named "Your 15 minutes are up".

Regine is a big fan of Jem and the Holograms, she has all their albums and videos. The best thing that ever happened to her was when Jem and the Holograms asked her to design their clothes for their upcoming tour.

Regine is young and had alot of success very quickly, and according to Danielle she needs to learn some discipline.

Rio is interested in fashion.

Shana thinks Regine's designs are fabulous and beautiful, and Regine loves Shanas design.

Regine's mother makes hand printed fabrics.

The Stingers have their album on a CD, this was pretty early for CD:s.

Danielle has a butler.

Regine admires Yaki's fashions.

Here Harriet's last name is spelled with an "E" at the end, but in earlier episodes there is no "E".

Minx consider's the Holograms "the enemy".

The Stingers were planning a saturday morning TV show, but Riot decides to cancel it when the network wants his character to be more likeable. This might have been an injoke, because the Stingers were something of the new "bad guys" and perhaps not very likeable at first glance.

The song "It Depends On The Mood I'm In" by Jem and the Holograms is re-used. Previously appeared in the episode "In Stitches".

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