1. You're talking to your friend one day like...
2. So you zero in on your target.
3. So you start to tell them all about it.
4. You gather everyone you know who also loves that show.
5. And you kinda can't shut up about it.
6. Maybe you've struck a bargain to watch one of their fave shows in exchange.
7. It's time. You get out the snacks and turn on the first episode.
8. The first kinda weird thing happens, and they're like...
9. You watch their face instead of the actual screen because... reactions.
10. And if they dare speak during a pivotal scene, you have to rewind it.
11. There's the weird moment you decide if you laugh loud enough, they'll start to like the jokes.
12. You get the sudden and often urge to pause to make sure nothing needs to be explained.
13. And you try super hard not to mouth the lines along with the characters.
And mostly fail.