Raven looks through

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Television series
German title Raven looks through
Original title That's so raven
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Country of production United States
original language English
Year (s) 2003-2007
length 22 minutes
Episodes 100 in 4 seasons
genre Sitcom , fantasy
Theme music "That's So Raven" by Raven-Symoné, Orlando Brown and Anneliese van der Pol
music John Coda
First broadcast January 17th, 2003 on Disney Channel (USA)
first broadcast
March 15, 2003 on Disney Channel

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Supporting cast:


Raven looks through (Original Title: That's So Raven ) is an American sitcom that was produced by Disney Channel from 2002 to 2006 . It comprises 100 episodes in 4 seasons. In Germany the series ran from 2003 to 2013 on the Disney Channel and from 2005 to 2006 also on kabel eins . From February 13 to May 11, 2010, the series also aired on SuperRTL .

The series takes place in the same series universe as Hannah Montana , Hotel Zack & Cody and Zack & Cody on board , Einfach Cory , Die Zauberer vom Waverly Place , Jessie , Tripp's rock band and home at Raven , so there are occasional guest appearances and other points of contact between the series there, such as B. Raven's stay at the Tipton Hotel.


Raven Baxter is a teenager and actually leads a normal life. However, she differs from all of them in one thing, and this amazes not only her, but also her family and friends: She has clairvoyant abilities; Unfortunately, she often misunderstands her visions and this often has fatal consequences.


main characters

  • Raven Lydia Baxter is a stylish teen who can see into the future. Her biggest dream is to become a fashion designer later. In season 4, she comes a lot closer to that dream when she starts as an intern at Donna Cabanna (a reference to Dolce & Gabbana and Donna Karan ), a world-famous designer. Raven has no control over her visions. They always come suddenly, sometimes at very inconvenient moments. Only her best friends and family know that she can see into the future. Your grandmother and country cousins ​​don't know anything about it. Raven tries again and again to make the visions come true or to prevent them. In doing so, she often gets into difficult situations. Raven is often only called by her nickname, Rae . She is also extremely allergic to fungi. Your favorite drink is orange juice.
  • Edward Eddie Thomas has always loved playing basketball and is Raven's best buddy. He tries to run away from Raven's visions and often doesn't want to know about them. In the end, he still ends up in the middle of the action. But his thoughts always have depth and he is actually quite sensible. He's a big brother to Cory.
  • Chelsea Ophelia Daniels is Raven's best friend. The two do everything together, but also often understand how to argue. Nevertheless, she often has saving ideas, even if she does not recognize their meaning. She is also a staunch vegetarian and very fond of animals.
  • Most of the time, Cory Baxter is only interested in making a quick buck. Although he has tons of them, he always wants more, but refuses to spend any. At the beginning of the series he is in love with Chelsea, but over time he realizes that it can't work out. He also often suffers from peer pressure, but is still one of the uncool at school. His best friend William is a great genius, but even less cool than Cory. His plans sometimes bail Raven out of trouble. But Raven pays no price for it, the two take Cory's favorite pastime and annoy Raven.
  • Tanya Baxter is the mother in the house. She is a strict but very good educator. She moves with the times and is therefore always up to date. She also wants to spend more time with her children. She used to be an English teacher. From the 4th season she studies law in London and is therefore no longer represented in the series.
  • Victor Baxter is a cook and Raven's father. He has his own restaurant, the Chill Grill . He can easily be distracted from his real goal, but his family always helps him find his way back on the right path.

Supporting characters

  • Donna Cabanna is a famous fashion designer and Raven's boss. Her name is a reference to Dolce & Gabbana and Donna Karan . She has her own personal assistant named Tiffany, who Raven doesn't get on well with. She is also not married but has a boyfriend, Teddy .
  • Larry is a friend of Cory's. He is Jewish and the guitarist of the band Cory and the Boys .
  • William is one of Cory's best friends. He loves ducks and can play the clarinet and keyboard . He's also very intelligent for his age.
  • Señorita Rodriguez is the Spanish teacher at Ravens, Eddie's and Chelsea's schools. She also heads several clubs such as the Drama Club or the Future Leaders United in Business Club.
  • Alana is Raven's enemy. The two used to be friends, but they fell out in elementary school. Her best friends are Muffy and Loca. In season three, she was sent to a military school for being so mean.


role actor German speaker Episodes
Raven Baxter Raven-Symoné Pearman Sonja Spuhl (season 1–2)
Julia Kaufmann (season 3–4)
Eddie Thomas Orlando Brown Tobias Müller 99
Chelsea Daniels Anneliese van der Pol Marie Bierstedt (season 1)
Susanne Geier (season 2–4)
Cory Baxter Kyle Massey David Hellwig (Seasons 1–3)
David Turba (Seasons 4)
Tanya Baxter T'Keyah Crystal Keymah Arianne Borbach 66
Victor Baxter Rondell Sheridan Bernd Schramm (season 1–3)
Peter Reinhardt (season 4)
Bianca Erica Rivera Sarah Riedel 2
William Frankie Ryan Manriquez Patrick Baehr
Nils Zachler

Just Cory

After the success of Season 4 of Raven Looks Through , the Disney Channel produced a new series: Just Cory ( Cory in the House ). Raven's brother, Cory, and her father, Victor, move into the White House , where Victor works as a chef. In one episode, Raven appears as a guest, otherwise she is only mentioned, but never appears as a person.

At home with Raven

On October 27, 2016, it was announced that Raven-Symoné Pearman was working on a second spin off of the original series. In November 2016 it was also announced that Anneliese van der Pol would continue to play the role of Chelsea Daniels. At Home with Raven premiered on July 21, 2017 on the US Disney Channel . The German premiere followed on March 24, 2020 on Disney + .


To Raven looks through the following DVDs were produced:

Original title German title Release date (DE)
That's So Raven - Supernaturally Stylish Raven Looks Through, Vol. 1 - Stunningly Stylish! September 22, 2005
That's So Raven - Disguise The Limit Raven looks through, Vol. 2 - Master of Disguise September 22, 2005
Disney Channel Holiday no German version -
That's So Raven - Raven's House Party no German version -
That's So Raven - Raven's Makeover Madness no German version -
Hannah Montana: One In A Million no German version -
That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana no German version -


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. imfernsehen GmbH & Co KG: Raven looks through: Super RTL broadcast dates. Retrieved June 8, 2020 .