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You’ve come a long way, baby.
When I first sat down to recap the MIOBI pilot, I’d have never imagined that three years later, I’d still be here recapping the series finale. OK, I did, because I clearly hate myself and possess this bizarre compulsion to deconstruct bad TV shows in excruciating detail, but here we are. The end of an era.
So does MIOBI end on an appropriately absurd, cheesy, and ridiculous note? Of course it does!
So let’s jump right in for the last time.
So Geek Charming is one of those terribad teen movies I just cannot resist: shamelessly derivative, shamelessly trite, and shamelessly cheesy. I heard it was based off a novel, which I have never read and basically know nothing about. I do know, however, that the movie changed the ending, and people seem to be glad of it, since the original ending sucked. Like HP epilogue style.
Geek Charming is listed as a comedy, but one of the funniest bits is actually its imdb summary:
Dylan Shoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a fountain, this princess comes face-to-face with her own personal frog, self-professed film geek Josh Rosen. In return for rescuing Dylan’s bag, Josh convinces Dylan to let him film her for his documentary on high school popularity. Reluctantly, Dylan lets F-list Josh into her A-list world, and is shocked to realize that sometimes nerds can be pretty cool.
Really, how can I top that? Pure gold right there.
I find that the movie Mean Girls is actually an extremely comprehensive guide to life, not just high school. Its wisdom can really apply to about anything. In fact, I find I can summarize this entire episode solely in Mean Girls macros.
I’m back, bitches! I know you are all glad to see me again. I do apologize for being gone so long. School is an even bigger bitch than Kelly Parker. Man, and what a way to welcome me back. Two new episodes of Make It or Break It, ripe for the snarking!
Anyone remember this series? It came out around the same era as BSC/SVH, the late 80s/early 90s. Basically they were an attempt to make Nancy Drew hip and modern, which means they’re like SVH with mysteries. Amazingly, I found a bunch while moving, the only ones of my old books to survive (the ‘rents got rid of the rest when I was away at college). A little ironic, since they were never as dear to me as SVH/BSC, but they’re certainly snarkable. How can I turn down an opportunity like that? Continue reading