Before Blaire was Queen B on Gossip Girl, before Zachary Levi got his super nerd on in Chuck, Josh Schwartz created one of TV’s best and worst in the history of teen drama, The O.C. It has a cast of characters that range from the charmingly witty to the cartoonishly villainous. It also features one of the most obnoxious characters in TV history, Marissa Cooper.
There’s a handful of topics that TV shows go to when they need to inject a healthy dose of drama into the lives of their characters. Some of them are a little more abused and trope-ish than others. Women will be abused by men. Someone will get killed off. Someone will get hooked on drugs.
You’ve feasted. You’ve watched the parade. You’ve raided every store open for Black Friday. Thanksgiving is over, and you’re not the only one stuffed: Your fridge is loaded with leftovers. After a while Thanksgiving dinner makes for boring leftovers, and unfortunately, you can’t feed them all to your dog.
Every year, there’s tons to be thankful for. One of the best things in your life? Man’s best friend. This year, don’t just be thankful for him; treat him! Show him the love. After all, you’d be a lot lonelier without him in your life to eat your leftovers and hog the bed.
While The Gilmore Girls is a timeless show, there are some aspects (like any show from the 90s) that just did not age well. Love lives, careers, and family drama might not change, but thankfully fashion does. However, Lorelai’s leopard-print shirts aren’t alone in the list of things that painfully date Gilmore Girls. Here are 10 things that date the girls as relics of the 90s—and three aspects that have stood the test of time.
He’s the guy everyone wants to be: he moves through the room with comfort and ease, can talk to anyone, and always leaves people feeling good after a conversation. He’s the co-worker who makes everything look easy, who seems to have all the luck, and the one person everyone likes. If he weren’t so likeable it’d be almost obnoxious. How does he do that?