27 Bizarre TV Plots From Your Childhood That Are Pretty Fucked Up
Possible spoilers ahead!
We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community what plotlines from '90s and '00s TV shows they found fucked up, problematic, or just didn't age quite well. Here are some of the best answers:
Chuck Bass's treatment of women on Gossip Girl:
The whole "Fat Monica" running gag on Friends:
Rory's affair with Dean on Gilmore Girls:
Annie's hit-and-run on 90210:
Jess's treatment of Rory on Gilmore Girls:
The treatment of bisexuality on Sex and the City:
Frank and Alice's relationship on Friends:
Ezra and Aria's relationship on Pretty Little Liars:
Spike and Buffy's relationship on Buffy the Vampire Slayer:
When J.D. told the story about Turk "groping a transsexual" on Scrubs:
Topanga changing her college plans for Cory on Boy Meets World:
When SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs thought they were covering up a murder on SpongeBob SquarePants:
When Tyra and Landry killed a guy on Friday Night Lights:
When Zack and Lisa got together on Saved by the Bell:
When Ross wanted to sleep with his cousin on Friends...
...and when we found out Ross was Monica's first kiss:
The "Naked Man" episode of How I Met Your Mother:
Barney's sexist jokes on How I Met Your Mother:
The treatment of Daphne's weight gain on Frasier:
When Dan was redeemed as a character on One Tree Hill after he murdered his own brother:
When Maeby convinces Steve Holt her mom is trans on Arrested Development:
Steve Urkel's stalker behavior on Family Matters:
Fez's character in the later seasons of That '70s Show:
When Brittany released a sex tape of her and Santana on Glee:
When Ryder admitted he was sexually assaulted on Glee and his friends laughed it off:
Mary asking Matt (her brother) to teach her how to kiss on 7th Heaven:
And finally, the ending of How I Met Your Mother:
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