It’s Time To Recognize That Romy And Michele Are The Greatest Cinematic Duo Of All Time

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1. It’s time to speak up and out loud about a problem with society that’s remained underground and undiscussed for far too long. That problem being that Romy and Michele are the most important cinematic duo of our time.

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2. It’s time they receive the credit they deserve.

3. Romy and Michele are important for an infinite number of reasons.

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4. Never in the entire history of cinema has an audience gotten to experience pure, natural friendship like this one.

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5. First off, Romy and Michele should be acknowledged as early and original LGBT warriors for their support and acceptance of marriage equality issues.

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6. They also invented a fun new diet that actually works.

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7. Romy and Michele must also be commended for their brave, early embrace of new technology.

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8. They were true tech queens.

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9. The two brought out a new lexicon of terms and phrases known and used by all.

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10. Basically they made big words cool again.

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11. Unlike normal cinematic pairs, they talked about actual real shit, like throwing up in public…

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12. …”knowing” the words to “Footloose”…

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13. …the point of going out in public…

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14. …and scaring little boys.

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15. We’ve all been there before.

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16. They also just talked like normal people who are totally infatuated with men.

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17. Their thirst was so real.

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18. Romy and Michele were also great role models. They truly made the best of every bad situation.

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19. They knew the most important rule of life: No pain, no gain.

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20. And they weren’t afraid of calling a bitch a “bitch.”

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21. Romy and Michele were before their time on nearly all trends involving fashion.

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22. They were workout style legends…

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23. …and their “heels on a treadmill” have become iconic.

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24. While it may seem like Romy and Michele were one-dimensional friends without problems or beef or drama… that simply isn’t true! There was that time they got in argument about who lost their virginity first…

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25. …and you’d be lying to me if you told me you didn’t get emotional when they temporarily broke up.

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26. I die. Like actually get teary-eyed every time I watch this part.

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27. Ultimately, what made Romy and Michele true cinematic queens was their ability to put nasty bitches in their places.

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28. They gave us an archetype of friendship that was so goddamn true and accurate.

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29. Their supreme loyalty to each other is unparalleled and unseen in cinema.

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30. They are heroes.

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31. In conclusion, I’ll leave you with this scene because it sums their friendship up quite nicely.

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37. Take note Academy or Foreign Press or whoever does those Oscars awards, this movie and this duo deserve something…

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38. …because I’ll be damned if these two never get the true credit they deserve.

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