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17 Unnecessary Teen Drama Moments That Caused People To Stop Watching The Show Entirely

Why did Rachel leave Funny Girl???

Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community what TV moment was so ridiculous, out of character, or clearly done for shock value that it caused them to stop watching the show. Here are some of the best submissions about teen dramas!

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.


1. When Nathan and Haley got married at age 16 on One Tree Hill:

Haley flashing her ring to Lucas and saying her and Nathan got married the night prior

2. When Emily got pregnant, quit gymnastics, and left Make It or Break It because the actress who played her was actually pregnant IRL:

Emily getting an ultrasound

3. When Rory quit Yale on Gilmore Girls despite it being her dream school for years:

Rory tells Lorelei she's not going back to Yale and Lorelei responds, "I'm sorry, I don't think I heard you correctly"

4. When Rachel left her dream Broadway role to go be in a bad TV show on Glee:

Rachel saying, "I always thought that Fanny was the role I was born to play, but then I read this. This is it. This is my dream role"

5. When Edgar tried to escape in a homemade rocket on Riverdale:

6. When Grace thought she killed her dad by having sex on Secret Life of the American Teenager:

7. When Pete Wentz (of Fall Out Boy) started dating Peyton on One Tree Hill:

8. When Blaine hallucinated The Muppets on Glee:

9. When a dog ate Dan's heart just before his transplant on One Tree Hill:

10. When Riverdale introduced tickle porn as a plotline:

Kevin saying, "So Nick is what we call in the tickle business a first-class squealer"

11. When Stefan lost his memory on The Vampire Diaries and didn't even know who Damon or Elena were:

Damon says "Welcome back, brother" and Elena says "Stefan, we missed you," and Stefan replies he has no idea who they are

12. When Bellamy murdered 300 sleeping soldiers sent to protect him on The 100:

13. When The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina started adding musical performances:

Sabrina singing Phantom of the Opera and Spring Awakening, then with her cheerleading squad "Hey Mickey"

14. When the Gargoyle King, a seemingly supernatural creature, was introduced on Riverdale:

15. When Niki came back to life twice and revealed she was a triplet on Heroes:

16. When Regina married Angelo just so he wouldn’t be deported on Switched at Birth:

the investigator says that their marriage has so many problems it must be real

17. And when Patty killed Christian in a fit of rage on Insatiable: