Asiya Robinson, Rowan University
The hit HBO series carefully describes the dark side of adolescence without giving into typical teen drama tropes.
L.R. Staples, Sarah Lawrence College
In the American comedy series, the supposed gap between the generations is put to the ultimate test as the show’s frontrunners play teen versions of themselves.
Lauren Sung, University of Georgia
There’s a reboot of this iconic teen drama in the works, and although we don’t know much about it as of right now, what little information we do have doesn’t bode well.
Kelsie Westmoreland, Washington and Lee University
A spinoff of the beloved teen drama hit screens last week. Do these 2021 New York elites live up to Blair and Serena?
With a reboot on the horizon, it’s important to address the tendency of the original show to treat its less exorbitantly rich characters with downright cruelty.
Amiri Rivers-David, Pomona College
It’s hard to sit through the teen drama with a straight face — and lines like ‘Who wants to tryst in the Closet of Love first?’ don’t make the job any easier.
Sophie N. Munoz, University of Texas at San Antonio
Although the show has failed to impress fans of Nickelodeon’s ‘Winx Club,’ it is still worthwhile and enjoyable to watch.
Nanda Illahi, Okayama University
The coming-of-age show deals with cultural identity, grief and teenage romance in a touching and relatable way.
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
Legal and logistical barriers make casting minors something of a burden. Has the trend of adult actors assuming the role of teens skewed public perception?
Ana Greening, Texas State University
These memorable TV series will do more than trigger your nostalgia; prepare to get addicted.
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