TV and Movies·Posted on Jan 6, 202125 Things Non-Americans Find Weird About American TV That, TBH, Make A Lot Of SensePoints were made.by Ajani BazileBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. The amount of commercials: chloe⁷ @eternaIyoons why do american shows consist of 20 monutes of ads and like 5 minutes of the actual show in between the ads 12:58 PM - 21 Feb 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @eternaIyoons 2. The medicine commercials: g @oranginadrank okay i've never really watched american tv but why do they have medicine ads??? like you have to ask doctors about specific medicine instead of it being prescribed??? wtf 02:25 AM - 25 Jan 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @oranginadrank 3. The premiere times: lauren @dlphinecormier Why do american tv shows have to say 10/9c it's just confusing and i have no idea what it means. why cant the just say the show is on at 9pm 08:46 PM - 16 Jul 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @dlphinecormier 4. The casting for teen roles: Gemma @gemmastanley_ Why do American TV series think they can get away with casting 30 year old ripped af men to play high school students......... 04:48 PM - 06 Jan 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @gemmastanley_ 5. The laugh tracks: Eloise Osborne @eosbornex Why do american tv shows have audience's with ridiculously loud laughs that find everything funny....... 06:52 PM - 28 Jan 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @eosbornex 6. The censorship of nudity: Donny @DC_confused Why is violence more tolerated on American TV than than upper body nudity? 03:47 AM - 16 Dec 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @DC_confused 7. The yellow tint on other countries: axiti 💫 @aditi_diy Why do American movies and tv shows, show third world countries yellow? Like hello we do have blue skies, rainbows and red flowers. you know that right? 02:59 PM - 11 Oct 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @aditi_diy 8. The high schoolers' appearance: Natt🪐 @itsnattdiaz Why do American movies and tv shows have the freshman really hot Like Have you ever actually seen a 14 year old boy 08:08 PM - 16 Dec 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @itsnattdiaz 9. The show intros: . @pudwinnn i hate american tv shows, the intros are like 10 minutes long, WHY!? and its always dead cheesy and made to seem dead extreme 01:24 PM - 10 Aug 2011 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @pudwinnn 10. The sound effects: 𝓣𝓻𝓪𝓼𝓱 𝓫𝓪𝓽 x ✨🦩 @aimee6661 Why do american tv shows have the loudest music/sound effects but quietest talking?? 😩 07:01 PM - 01 Aug 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @aimee6661 11. The recaps at the beginning of episodes: Ben Davies @BenAlanDavies Why do all American tv shows feel the need to recap Whats happened so far through the season. At the start of every single episode! 08:29 PM - 23 Mar 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @BenAlanDavies 12. The shoes on the bed: NATALIETTE @nataliette why do ppl in american dramas always wear their shoes in bed? isnt it gross/inappropriate? i know its tv but cant they try a bit harder? 12:25 PM - 17 Jun 2009 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @nataliette 13. The long opening credits: DCriss Reacts @YetAnotherGleek No but seriously why do American tv shows have the credits still coming up 20 minutes into the show? 08:11 PM - 24 Oct 2012 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @YetAnotherGleek 14. The constant breaks throughout a season: joojoo's dimplesღ⁷ ❄️ @KmuseChu Why do American tv shows have so many mid-season breaks?! Just air the whole damn season already! :/ 07:02 PM - 07 Feb 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @KmuseChu 15. The classic science fair volcano: Jakob @jakbls Why does everybody in American films and tv shows have to build a volcano for school? 09:23 PM - 01 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @jakbls 16. The teasing of Canadians: caffiene & cowponies @Black_Buckskin Why do American TV shows always make fun of Canadians? We're pretty much the same, not some crazy foreign species. 01:57 PM - 21 Sep 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Black_Buckskin 17. The constant summarizing of events: chlo @rosycheeksclub why do american tv shows over explain everything like its not that deep bro just lemme watch 12:45 PM - 10 Jul 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @rosycheeksclub 18. The names of British characters: Fiona Longmuir 🍂 @fionalongmuir Why do American tv shows think that British men don’t have normal names? I have NEVER met anyone called Griffin or Wren. 09:22 PM - 14 Mar 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @fionalongmuir 19. The fake car scenes: Shaun Jenks 🇬🇧📱⌚️💻📸✈️ @Shaunjenks Why do American TV shows always do car scenes in a fake car in a studio? It looks so cheap and obviously fake. Why not do what we brits do and film in an actual car on an actual road 🤷🏻♂️. If we can do it I’m sure they can. 09:38 PM - 24 Dec 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Shaunjenks 20. The school-wide text: rochelle @rhch155 how come in American tv shows when someone sends a text it goes to the whole school? does everyone have each others numbers or something? 04:25 PM - 07 Sep 2011 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @rhch155 21. The lockers in school: reggie @georginaxleanor why does no one in American tv high schools have lockers on the bottom?????? life questions????? pls where are the bottom locker people???? 05:14 PM - 26 Jul 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @georginaxleanor 22. The accents of British characters: Ariel @NicolaLeptos97 Why do American TV shows always make British people really really posh? WE DON'T ACTUALLY TALK LIKE THAT 05:40 PM - 28 Oct 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @NicolaLeptos97 23. The long seasons: Joshua Middleton @MiddletonPlays Why do American shows have to have long ass seasons?!😩 10:43 AM - 14 Jan 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @MiddletonPlays 24. The dramatization of high school: Tara 🦋 @tlc546 Why do American tv shows/films about high school make it sound so awful and it’s something students need to “survive”?? Is it really that bad ? 😂 03:32 PM - 14 Apr 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @tlc546 25. And, the singing: Francesca Wellman 🛳️⚓🏝️ @GFreeHorizons Why do American tv shows have an obsession with random musical episodes? 07:38 AM - 20 Apr 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @GFreeHorizons If any of these tweets made you laugh, make sure to follow their account! What other things about American TV do you not understand? Let us know in the comments below!