The 24 Most Important Things We All Learned From "My So-Called Life"

Because “someone once set fire to my hair at Let’s Bolt,” here are some things you need to know.

1. Love at first sight is very, very real.

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2. You can NEVER wear too many accessories.

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3. …or mix too many prints…

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4. …or look flyer than Ricky Vasquez.

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5. The way someone leans is very, very important.

And no one leans better than Jordan Catalano.

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6. Haters are gonna hate.

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7. And Sunday nights are the absolute worst.

I know that feel, bro.

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8. But friendship makes everything better!


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9. Sometimes it’s okay to take a break from resenting your parents.

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…even if you feel like this most of the time.

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10. Beware of people with bewitching blue eyes and perfect bone-structure.

Especially if they have a proclivity for plaid shirts and chokers.

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11. Because it will be impossible not to fall in love with them.

Don’t look directly into his eyes, Angela! It’s a trap!

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12. Even when they act like emotionally withholding jerks sometimes.

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This face is Jordan Catalano’s version of an Oprah-style “Aha moment,” by the way.

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13. This is the truest of facts.

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14. Some promises are meant to be broken.

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15. There’s no such thing as a non-awkward family photo.

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16. This would be a *really* useful invention.

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17. “Blister In The Sun” is the perfect song to dance around your bedroom to when you’ve just gotten over someone.

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…or, at least, when you think you’ve just gotten over someone.

Come on, Angela, you didn’t think Corey Helfrik was ever really on the same level as Jordan, did you?

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18. Try not to let the soul-crushing banality of suburban high school life get to you.

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19. This is the best love-letter ever written in the English language.

Even if Brian Krakow ghost-wrote it.

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20. …and these are the best words you could ever hear come out of anyone’s mouth.

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21. The girl’s bathroom is the perfect place for deep intellectual conversations.

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22. Things aren’t always what they seem.

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Ugh, teenage boys, amirite?!

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23. Making out with people is really fun.

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24. And, most importantly of all: FEEL ALL OF YOUR FEELINGZ.

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Happy feelingz…

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…embarrassed feelingz…

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…angry feelingz…

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…lusty feelingz…

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…angsty feelingz…

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…sad, epic cry-face feelingz…

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…deep philosophical feelingz…

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Oh yeah, and if you’ve never watched MSCL?

A) What is wrong with you?!?

B) You should watch it right now! Like, immediately.

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