Pop Culture

10 Really Dark Moments From Our Favorite TV Shows Meant To Teach Us A Lesson

There were a lot of people telling us not to watch too much TV when we were young. I always remember that my Grammie would tell me that if I watched too much TV my eyes would go cross-eyed. But the thing is, watching TV was how we learned a lot of our really big lessons! Growing up in a small town before the internet existed, I tended to miss out on a lot of the big issues that our world had. I was in the self-contained bubble and while it was a nice and safe place to grow up

90s

The 'Dawson's Creek' Cast Reunited And It'll Make You Wish You Could Go Back To Capeside

Dawson's Creek was one of the most iconic shows on television in the 90s. It was basically all of our first glimpses of what teen drama looked like, and even though our lives were nothing like those of Capeside, we sure felt like we were a part of it. Personally, I was always a fan of Joey Potter. She had such an interesting backstory and I felt really bad that she lost her mother. I was always on Team Pacey too, so the fact that they ended up together was everything we wanted. Dawson's career obviously turned out okay and

80s

'Growing Pains' Stars Reunite To Reveal Their Favorite Memories From The Show We All Loved

Watching Growing Pains was one of the highlights of our week when we were kids. The Seaver family meant a lot to us, and it was such a sad day when it ended. Alan Thicke was the amazing patriarch of the family, but it was the kids that we all cared about. Kirk Cameron's character, Mike, was stealing hearts, Tracy Gold's character, Carol, was inspiring students, and Jeremy Miller's character, Ben, was causing trouble, but we loved him anyway. Recently, the three iconic and original Seaver children got together to share some of their favorite moments, and it makes us

90s

The New 'Roseanne' Opening Has Been Released And We're Having Serious Flashbacks

Over the last few months we've been waiting for the Roseanne revival, and now that we're getting down to the wire, we've started to see even more of the new season of the classic show. When the show ended, everyone was a little bit confused and sad. Dan was gone, and we were all pretty upset that we wouldn't be spending some time with the Conner family anymore. They were one of the great TV families and for some reason their dysfunction made our crazy lives feel normal. It was one of those shows that you could curl up on

80s

12 Secrets About He-Man That Will Make You Say "By The Power Of Grayskull"

If you're a child of the 80s, you almost definitely grew up on He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe." The story of Prince Adam of Eternia defending Castle Grayskull from the evil forces of Skeletor kept us captivated with its ridiculous characters and colorful action scenes, even though it was just an excuse to sell us toys. You may have seen all 153 episodes, we're willing to bet there's a few things you didn't know about it!Skeletor is He-Man's uncleMattelThe comics hinted at this, and in the 2002 remake of the cartoon, it was revealed that Skeletor is

TV

'Blue's Clues' Is Coming Back, But You May Not Like The New Look

We all remember watching Blue's Clues right? Sure, a lot of us were older, but personally I remember the kids I used to babysit being obsessed with it. "There's a clue!" the children would scream at the top of their lungs, and I would cringe, because I knew that Steve wasn't going to hear them. They would only scream louder, but he would pretend like he couldn't see the big blue paw print in the middle of his cartoon house. This would go on for many, many minutes. Steve took care of Blue, while solving the mysteries that she would

Pop Culture

They Ran The Coolest Magazine On TV, But What Has The Cast Of 'Just Shoot Me' Been Up To Since?

There were a few shows that everyone watched growing up. Friends, Frasier, Seinfeld, and other popular sitcoms seemed to completely take over television screens. However, in my family, you could find us watching a less popular but equally funny show called Just Shoot Me. The show was a lighthearted look at the magazine industry, think Devil Wears Prada, only instead of a high pressure environment where your boss is the scariest person imaginable, you work for a lovable goofball. The show may have been flipped all over the schedule, but it was syndicated so it allowed us to watch it

90s

The Cast Of ‘ALF’ Reveal Filming The Show Was “Very Grim” - And Some Of Them Are Still Recovering

Part of growing up is learning that the things you loved the most as a child could be deeply traumatizing for the people who made it. You might expect working on a family show about a fuzzy, lovable extraterrestrial would be pretty fun.But the cast of ALF, the show about a mischievous alien life form living with a typical American family, reveal there was "no joy" while filming the series.The Man Behind The MelmacianALF's creator, as well as the voice and main puppeteer for the show's star, was magician and ventriloquist Paul Fusco.Whether you would label him

80s

10 Banned Episodes Of Your Favorite Shows That Seem Tame By Today's Standards

American television audiences love two things: shows that push the envelope, and complaining about popular shows that push the envelope.While some episodes of our favorite shows were pulled off the air for racy humor, others were just victims of bad timing. Looking back decades later, it can be hard to believe these 10 episodes were so controversial:1. Seinfeld - "The Puerto Rican Day" One of the highest rated episodes of the hit comedy show was also its most controversial. When Kramer (that incorrigible scamp) accidentally sets a Puerto Rican flag on fire during the annual Puerto Rican Day

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Your Zodiac Sign Can Tell You Which 90s Character You're Most Like

There is something so enjoyable about looking at your astrological sign and seeing what it says about you. Sure, it's sometimes a little bit hard to believe that the stars can decide your personality, but the proof is in the results. Time and time again, there is just too much of a clear connection that links you to your zodiac sign. We already told you who your 80s zodiac counterpart is, but now it's time to see which 90s star matches up to your personality the best. AriesYou are always eager and ready to go, but your competitive side can