By Emma Simonoff If you miss “Lizzie McGuire,” watch “Ally McBeal” If Lizzie McGuire went to Harvard Law School, she would become Ally McBeal. Like Lizzie, J.D. from “Scrubs” and Addie from “Unfabulous” combined, Ally has a lively and visual imagination. She pictures heads blowing up, people being thrown into dump trucks and babies dancing […]

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By Emma Simonoff The Hamptons are a symbol of elegance — of old money getting away from the dirty muck of summer in Manhattan. When I picture the Hamptons, I imagine manicured families wearing all white to polite barbecues and getting up early to play tennis at the beach house before going to the club […]

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By Emma Simonoff Here is a list of reality competition hosts and their role in their show’s hypothetical family. Jeff Probst: The rich uncle “Survivor” host Jeff Probst is that combination of down-to-earth and detached person who says, “We’re family but we’re not friends.” He’s on the family vacation, but he’s staying at a nicer […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer This winter break provided me some much-needed time to unwind. Instead of choosing to be productive, I spent most of my time binging show after show on Netflix. And the shows I watched were definitely a mixed bag. Some left me wanting another season, while others were easy to forget. Here is […]

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By Maya Frankel I assume at this point everyone has, at the very least, heard of the show taking over every social media platform: “Bridgerton.” For anyone with a fantasy of running through gardens in a beautiful, regal dress and attending balls on the weekend to meet the potential love of your life, this is […]

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By Emma Simonoff My brother is seven years younger than I, which means when he was old enough to care about watching TV, I was young enough to keep watching kids shows but old enough to hate every second of it. Ten years later, here are my rankings of the shows he watched. 8. “Little […]

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By Maya Mabern Last week, I went down the rabbit hole of recommended videos on YouTube and spent about two hours feeling nostalgic for an era I never experienced: the heyday of “Soul Train.” The show, which ran from 1971 to 2006, brought Black culture to mainstream America and changed the landscape of music and […]

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By Thalia Lauzon I’ve gotten into several debates on the “greatness” of Disney movies. My most recent one last week was, as usual, a heated discussion in which my friend preached the amazingness of the movies while I tore into them like a hungry lion with meat.   Sure, they’re entertaining in the mindlessly stupid kind […]

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By Emma Sánchez It’s no surprise streaming services and social media outlets have been churning out reruns of early 2000s and 2010s TV shows as of late.  “Victorious” became available on Netflix in late 2019 and “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” another Nickelodeon show, was added to the platform this spring.  Both of these shows, along […]

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By Emma Simonoff The early 2000s was the golden age of guest stars in procedural dramas. With a new case every episode, the procedural drama is the perfect format for a steady stream of guest stars.  In the 2000s, shows like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” continuously cast well-known actors as […]

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