Felicity: Senior Year Collection:

I have to admit, I was never really into the popular TV show "Felicity". I guess it's mostly because I didn't give the show the chance it deserved. But something changed… After watching the first episode on the "Senior Year Collection", I was hooked.

Felicity Porter (Kerry Russell) is a college student studying fine arts. A number of seasons ago, Felicity ended up going to New York City to study, while she was in hot pursuit of her high school crush, Ben Covington (Scott Speedman). This season, things get really intense between the two as Felicity ends up cheating on Ben with her longtime friend (and ex) Noel Crane (Scott Foley). This of course causes Ben to become severely detached from Felicity, as he ends up seeing another woman. Felicity is crushed. Throughout the entire ordeal, Ben and Felicity's group of friends- including the bitter but lovable Meghan Rotundi (Amanda Foreman) and her man Sean Blumberg (Greg Grunberg)- are there to support them, but not without problems of their own. In season four, the group of friends prepare themselves for graduation and the adult responsibilities that lie ahead. As a result, there are many issues and circumstances that shake up the bonds between these tight-knit friendships.

The show becomes rather controversial (not to mention confusing) during the last few episodes when Felicity travels back in time to see what life would have been like had she chosen Noel on that fateful night when she cheated with him on Ben. Felicity learns that changing one aspect of the past will inevitably change other events that were not meant to be changed… This section of the show is really well done, as it was clearly planned for way back when, so the time travel becomes credible since all the characters look as they did a number of episodes back. Asides from the grand finale, "Felicity" is one of the most 'real' dramas out there, as both the characters are situations are beyond credible. Impulsiveness, passion, selfishness, envy, unresolved relationships: what doesn't this drama have to keep you hooked?

Special Features:

-all 22 episodes (6 discs) from the final season.
-commentary by cast and crew.
-"Lost Elena Scenes": never seen before footage explains the question behind the loss and then return of Elena (it turns out they had to cut some scenes which in turn caused some major continuity problems).
-Fade Out": behind the scenes reflections with Keri Russell and the show's creators.
-"Creating Characters": Q&A with J.J. Abrams, Keri Russell, Matt Reeves and Jennifer Garner

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