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21 Reasons "Freaks And Geeks" Was The Most Perfect Show

"Don't be mean, just be a bitch."

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1. Guys, I'm so sad that Freaks and Geeks was cancelled.

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2. I know it ended 16 years ago, but I'm still sad about it.

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3. It was just so perfect.

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4. It managed to capture the complexity and the horrific, never-ending embarrassment of adolescence like no other show.

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5. Every single character was complex and relatable and loveable and sympathetic.

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6. Even the most minor characters were given depth!!

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7. No wonder basically everyone that starred in it has gone on to have excellent acting careers.

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8. It somehow managed to deal with teen problems in a way that wasn't condescending nor over-dramatised.

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9. It was also hilarious.

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10. And it was perfectly cast.

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11. And gave us some pretty sassy one-liners.

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12. Some lines from it are actually words to live by.

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13. Honestly, great advice.

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14. Some of it quite poignant.

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15. Also it gave us some really solid dancing.

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And just Bill Haverchuck in general, aka the purest fictional character to have ever graced our screens.

16. The ~lessons~ they learnt were always pretty representative of real life experiences.

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17. None of the characters were simplified to a stereotype or a trope.

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18. Honestly you cannot watch the show without crying at least 34532 times.

19. Oh my god I'm so sad we'll never get another series.

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20. This basically summarises how I feel every time I remember there is only one season.

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21. But at the very least we still got that one pure and perfect season.

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