24 Reasons Why “The View” Should Never Go Off The Air

“I’ve always wanted to do a show with women of different generations, backgrounds and views…And in a perfect world, I’d get to join the group whenever I wanted….” Barbara, you got your wish.

1. It lets us experience the pure battyness of Barbara Walters on a regular basis.

We love you.

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2. Whoopi Goldberg constantly brings the Real Talk.

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3. She also wears outfits like this.

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Another angle:

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4. Sherri Shepherd gets to spend her time being SO Sherri.

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Like when they showed footage of her being scared in a Haunted House.

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5. The hosts of “The View” ask hard-hitting questions, and get hard-hitting answers.

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6. They’re really hip and know how to do hip things.

Like when they did “Gangnam Style” with PSY.

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7. When the President and First Lady came on the show, this is what the set looked like.

GET IT IT’S A PUN. (They do this a lot when government officials visit.)

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8. Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s facial expressions.

Also the fact that someone decided that chick from Survivor should be sharing her opinions on television.

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9. That time they wore wigs to support Sherri’s new wig line.

Elisabeth as a brunette is a weird improvement.

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10. Remember when Joy Behar made out with Jane Fonda?

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11. Or when Donald Trump kissed Barbara Walters?

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12. Without “The View” we wouldn’t have Fred Armisen as Joy Behar on “The View.”

And then he wouldn’t get to come on the show and talk about it.

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13. The hosts get their own seasonal mugs.

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14. Sherri’s segments are always about her attempts at physical fitness.

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15. Or singing about how much she loves Charmin toilet paper.

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16. When Rosie was on the show, the ratings were amazing.

And someone actually gave Elisabeth a real run for her money (sorry Whoopi).

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17. When Whoopi was excluded from a New York Times article about previous black Oscar winners, she did this:

Way to use your platform for good.

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18. When former hosts leave, they do it in a dramatic fashion.

Like when Star Jones abruptly left in 2006 or when Star Jones denied she had gastric bypass surgery. Or anything involving Star Jones.

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19. The hosts let their guests do bizarre things to them.

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20. It really brings out the best of even legitimate journalists.

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21. They do whole shows on “Hot Topics” and they’re amazing.

They’re usually about sex and sex and more sex.

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22. Barbara used to start the show off with, “I’ve always want to do a show with women who have very different views. Careful what you wish for.”

She has had a number of hilarious introductions over the years.

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23. They end every show with “Take a little time to enjoy the view.”


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24. The best proof towards the amazingness of “The View” is that another show cropped up trying to be just like it.

It hasn’t worked.

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