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    14 Reasons Why MTV's "Scream" Is One Of The Most Underrated Teen Shows Ever

    Put some RESPECT on Brooke Maddox's name!

    Hey, interwebs! My name is Kelly and I'm super obsessed with teen dramas, horror, and all things ~spooky.~

    Today, I want to talk about one of the scariest teen shows out there: MTV's Scream. It's got all the things I love in a show: angst, murder mystery, romance, and killer (see what I did there?) dialogue. But not a lot of people talk about it!

    So here are all the reasons why Scream is one of the best teen shows of the 2010s and why we should appreciate it more:

    Obviously, spoilers ahead!

    1. First off, the show definitely has similar vibes to the OG Scream movies, but it's still fresh and original.

    Original 1996 Ghostface mask alongside MTV's 2016 Ghostface mask

    2. The friendships are top tier, especially between the girls.

    3. It may be a teen show, but damn, it's actually really freaking scary and downright disturbing at times, like this scene:

    4. Two words: Brooke. Maddox.

    5. The dialogue is so ridiculous, yet quotable — it's the perfect mix between Riverdale cringe and Pretty Little Liars drama.

    Noah: "Some guys like sport... I like serial killers"

    6. Just like Sidney Prescott, Emma does not mess around. The girls are the badass heroes in this story, and there are strong themes of women empowerment and feminism.

    Emma to the killer: "So if you can't have me, no one can? I don't need a hero, I'm Emma Duval"

    7. There are some really good ships to get invested in, as well as queer representation.

    Noah and Zoë  alongside Audrey and Gina

    8. No character is safe — literally anyone can die, and it keeps the stakes high.

    9. The parents have their own juicy drama, and their backstories are just as mysterious and interesting as the teens' drama.

    Maggie tells Emma how she got pregnant with Brandon James's baby at 16

    10. The soundtrack has some serious bops that perfectly fit the atmosphere, like when "Pray (Empty Gun)" by Bishop Briggs plays as Audrey and Emma share an emotional hug after escaping the killer.

    11. The second season is arguably even better than the first, which doesn't happen too often with teen shows.

    12. There's a two-part Halloween special, perfect for spooky season.

    Creepy "Never" spelled out in blood red paint on the walls

    13. There are plot twists that genuinely made me scream (pun intended), like when [SPOILER] Kieran was revealed as the killer after all this time.

    14. And finally, the show deserved a proper conclusion!!!

    Kieran gets a phone call in prison just before he's murdered: "Who told you you could wear my mask?"