Being Erica is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that aired on CBC from January 5, 2009 to December 12, 2011.Created by Jana Sinyor, the series was originally announced by the CBC as The Session, but was retitled Being Erica before debuting in 2009. It is produced by Temple Street Productions and distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide.The show stars Erin Karpluk as Erica Strange, a woman who begins seeing a therapist to deal with regrets in her life, only to discover the therapist has the ability to send her back in time to actually relive these events and even change them.In Canada, the second season premiered on September 22, 2009. Only 12 episodes were produced for the second season due to budget cuts at the CBC.On May 11, 2010, the CBC announced that Being Erica was renewed for a third season of 13 episodes. Soapnet announced that it was picking up the full third season as well. Season 3 debuted on September 21, 2010, at 9 pm ET, on CBC Television. In the United States, Season 3 began aired on Soapnet starting January 26, 2011.The show's fourth and final season aired in fall 2011. Although the show was never officially cancelled by the CBC, Sinyor told TV Guide during the fourth and final season run that the series had reached a natural conclusion and she had no plans to write or produce a fifth season.
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Season 1Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Jan 6, 2009
Dr. Tom Jan 6, 2009 Down and out, Erica Strange is desperate to change her life and takes up an offer from a mysterious therapist, Dr. Thom, who sends her back in time to relive a high school regret.
S01 E02Jan 13, 2009
What I Am Is What I Am Jan 13, 2009 Erica settles for a dead-end job that can pay the bills. She is sent back to her university days, to join an exclusive secret society that she originally passed on, with the hope that doing so will finally set her on to the "right" path.
S01 E03Jan 20, 2009
Plenty of Fish Jan 20, 2009 Eternally-single Erica brings best friend Ethan to pose as her boyfriend at her high school reunion. She begins to understand the source of her relationship with men by revisiting the loss of her virginity.
S01 E04Jan 27, 2009
The Secret of Now Jan 27, 2009 In order to conquer her fear of confrontation with her new bully of a boss, Erica is sent back to her first semester of University where she learns to finally stand up for herself against the daunting Professor Lozar.
S01 E05Feb 3, 2009
Adultescence Feb 3, 2009 Tired of being treated like a child, Erica confronts the source of her reputation by returning to her Bat-Mitzvah - only this time she will prove herself as a woman.
S01 E06Feb 12, 2009
Til Death Feb 12, 2009 Erica is worried that her sister Samantha is marrying the wrong man in Josh. When she goes back to prevent Sam and Josh from ever getting together, Erica learns a big secret - one that threatens her relationship with her sister.
Season 2Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 23, 2009
Being Dr. Tom Sep 23, 2009 After Erica quits therapy, Dr. Naadiah sends her back to a bar in 1998, where she meets a younger, troubled Dr. Tom. A glimpse into his past, and Erica realizes it is her turn now to lend a helping hand.
S02 E02Sep 30, 2009
Battle Royale Sep 30, 2009 An argument with Ethan triggers a time travel journey back to camp for Erica.
S02 E03Oct 7, 2009
Mamma Mia Oct 7, 2009 Erica demonstrates less than inspiring parenting skills when she babysits Judith's son Max for the first time.
S02 E04Oct 14, 2009
Cultural Revolution Oct 14, 2009 A significant career opportunity transports Erica back to a summer spent in Taipei.
S02 E05Oct 21, 2009
Yes We Can Oct 21, 2009 Erica receives a special gift from Dr. Tom -- a do-over day.
S02 E06Oct 28, 2009
Shhh… Don't Tell Oct 28, 2009 Secrets are popping up everywhere, and when Erica gets caught in the middle, she learns of the damage keeping them can truly cause.
Season 3Prime Video | Hulu
S03 E01Sep 22, 2010
The Rabbit Hole Sep 22, 2010 At the end of Season Two, Erica walks through a door, her door, ready to face whatever is on the other side. Now everything in Erica’s life - her job, her love life, even her therapy with Dr. Tom - starts anew, and gets turned upside down in the process.
S03 E02Sep 29, 2010
Moving On Up Sep 29, 2010 Weeks after her break-up with Ethan, Erica is determined to pick herself up. Dr. Tom knows someone from Erica’s past who knows exactly how she feels… Claire! But she and Erica have never seen eye-to-eye.
S03 E03Oct 6, 2010
Two Wrongs Oct 6, 2010 When the future of Erica and Julianne’s new company is threatened, Erica is faced with a choice: “Kill, or be killed”. Erica returns to the site of Leo’s fraternity pledge, where she learns that taking the low road often leads to a dark place.
S03 E04Oct 13, 2010
Wash, Rinse, Repeat Oct 13, 2010 When Kai returns to give Erica a glimpse of her own mortality, it throws Erica for a loop. If Erica is to escape her own personal “Groundhog Day”, she must learn to embrace the present.
S03 E05Oct 21, 2010
Being Adam Oct 21, 2010 Adam gets the chance to alter the regret that led him to a life of violence and crime. It’s a path that Adam is sure he cannot change - that is, until he winds up in a surprising new present.
S03 E06Oct 28, 2010
Bear Breasts Oct 28, 2010 Cassidy has returned for Pride weekend in Toronto. With everyone in the city letting loose, and things with Adam heating up, Erica is instructed by Dr. Tom to embrace her 'id' and let her impulses guide her.
Season 4Prime Video | Hulu
S04 E01Sep 27, 2011
Doctor Who? Sep 27, 2011 After last season's cliff-hanger, Erica begins the final stage of her therapy as a doctor in training, and she is shocked when her first patient is revealed to be someone she knows.
S04 E02Oct 4, 2011
Osso Barko Oct 4, 2011 50/50 Press' new assistant, Rachel is struggling under Julianne's particular management style, while Erica tries to get to the root of Julianne's bullying.
S04 E03Oct 11, 2011
Baby Mama Oct 11, 2011 Erica reels from Sam's shocking news. Barbara struggles to bury the past.
S04 E04Oct 18, 2011
Born This Way Oct 18, 2011 Brent is failing to jive with the new River Rock. Erica returns to her high school days in order to help an exchange student fit in.
S04 E05Oct 25, 2011
Sins of the Father Oct 25, 2011 Outside the office, Dr. Tom is repeating an old pattern. Erica and Adam hit a rough patch. Kai is back from the future.
S04 E06Nov 1, 2011
If I Could Turn Back Time Nov 1, 2011 Erica wishes for more control, and gets it when Dr. Tom grants her time-travel powers.