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Freshman Dorm is an American drama television series which debuted in the summer of 1992 and aired 5 episodes on CBS. It is based on the young adult fiction series of the same name written by Linda Alper Cooney.[1]

Freshman Dorm
Composer(s)John Debney
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes5
Executive producer(s)Steve Tisch
Running time60 minutes
Original networkCBS
Original releaseAugust 11 (1992-08-11) –
September 9, 1992 (1992-09-09)


The series followed the lives of three dormmates, Molly, K.C. and Lulu,[2] who live in a co-ed dormitory at the fictional Western Pacific University in southern California.[1]


  • Paige French as Louise "Lulu" Victoria Abercrombie: a pretty, spoiled rich girl from New York City who used anything to get what she wanted
  • Robyn Lively as Molly Flynn: a theater major from Milwaukee, who had aspirations of becoming an actress
  • Arlene Taylor as K.C. Richards (née Kamala Consuelo Ricardo[1]): a lower-class Hispanic girl from Los Angeles on financial aid who is ashamed of her background
  • Matthew Fox as Danny Foley: Molly's boyfriend who is on athletic scholarship
  • Casper Van Dien as Zack Taylor: a free-spirited surfer with little interest in his studies
  • Kevin Mambo as Alex Woods: Zack's studious roommate, a biology major


No.TitleOriginal air dateProd.
code [3]
1"Pilot"August 11, 1992 (1992-08-11)9160
2"Sex, Truth and Theatre"August 18, 1992 (1992-08-18)6304
3"The Last Sonnet"August 25, 1992 (1992-08-25)6301
4"The Scarlett Letter"September 2, 1992 (1992-09-02)6302
5"My Boyfriend's Back"September 9, 1992 (1992-09-09)6303


Exterior scenes for the show were shot at Whittier College.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Tim Brooks; Earle Marsh (2003). "Freshman Dorm (Drama)". The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946–Present (8th ed.). New York: Ballantine Books. p. 436. ISBN 978-0-345-45542-0.
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  3. ^ From the United States Copyright Office catalog: "Public Catalog - Copyright Catalog (1978 to present) - Basic Search [search: "Freshman Dorm"]". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved 2017-07-20.

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