Pepper Ann

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Pepper Ann
Too cool to be twelve.
Genre: Animated sitcom
Teen comedy
Running Time: 22 minutes
Country: United States
Release Date: September 13, 1997 – November 18, 2000
Created by: Sue Rose
Distributed by: Walt Disney Television Animation
Starring: Kathleen Wilhoite
Clea Lewis
Danny Cooksey
April Winchell
Pamela Adlon
Seasons: 5
Episodes: 65 (113 segments)

Pepper Ann is an American animated series created by Sue Rose and aired on ABC. It debuted on September 13, 1997. Pepper Ann starred cartoon adolescents and charted their ups and downs at Hazelnut Middle School. It aired as part of the Disney's One Saturday Morning block. The character originated in a comic strip published in YM magazine.


The show centers on the titular character, Pepper Ann Pearson, a 12-year-old girl whose emotions come out in fantasies. The show was designed to be a "different sort" of girl's cartoon, and features many strong-willed female characters who aggressively reject the idea of passive femininity.

Why It's Too Cool To Be Twelve

  1. Cool voice acting.
  2. Awesome animation and character designs
  3. Cute theme song.
  4. Funny episode titles.
  5. Wonderful backgrounds that give off the good vibes of those teenage years.
  6. Many segments in the show are creative and unique.
  7. It ended with a final episode titled The Finale, which was just as good.
  8. "She’s her own biggest fan, Pepper Ann! Catch ‘er if you can, Pepper Ann!"
  9. It teaches kids some good morals and lessons just like two other shows (ex. getting to school on time, using a word for something that you love, make a friend with a person with common sense, telling a friend your name).

Bad Qualities

  1. Mr. Carter and Alice Kane can be unlikeable sometimes.
  2. Some bad episodes like "The Unusual Suspects" & "Nicky Gone Bad".
    • The episode, A No Hair Day, was a complete disaster.


  • This was pitched to Nickelodeon at first, but the cable network passed on it.
  • The title character made a cameo appearance in the Amphibia special, "All In".


The show received positive reviews. On its IMDb page, the show currently has a 7.1/10.

Google gave the show 94%, with a user rating.


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