Square Pegs

Square Pegs was a CBS network comedy series created by Anne Beatts, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Amy Linker in the lead roles.

The show premiered on September 27, 1982 which aired at 8:00 P.M. on Mondays, but struggled in the ratings against ABC's program "That's Incredible."

On March 7, 1983, "Square Pegs" ended after only one season & 20 episodes.


"Square Pegs" was about two awkward teenage girls, Patty Greene & Lauren Hutchinson, who are desperate to fit in and become popular at their high school.


  • Sarah Jessica Parker as Patty Greene
  • Amy Linker as Lauren Hutchinson
  • John Femia as Marshall Blechtman
  • Merritt Butrick as Johnny "Slash" Ulasewicz
  • Tracy Nelson as Jennifer DeNuccio
  • Claudette Wells as LaDonna Fredericks
  • Jon Caliri as Vinnie Pasetta
  • Jami Gertz as Muffy Tepperman
  • Basil Hoffman as Principal Dingleman
  • Steven Peterman as Mr. Donovan


The series was much acclaimed by critics at the time for its realistic look at teenage life, reflecting a sensibility somewhat similar to the John Hughes teen comedies of later years.


Square Pegs Opening Credits-001:00

Square Pegs Opening Credits-0

Square Pegs Series Premiere Promo00:20

Square Pegs Series Premiere Promo

Square Pegs Promo (December 1982)00:22

Square Pegs Promo (December 1982)

1983 CBS Square Pegs Promo featuring Devo (1983)00:31

1983 CBS Square Pegs Promo featuring Devo (1983)

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