bonus: trainwreck

I posted some of this before, but here is the entire first episode in 2 parts. It is painful to watch. Every muscle in my body has cringed. I want to pretend this doesn’t exist, but it is worth it for the dance scene. Oh, bonus German Dutch subtitles. Were the nineties really that bad? Did we really dress like that? Notice they can’t get through the first episode with a Todd fight, a college guy, attempted rape, and a dance.

15 thoughts on “bonus: trainwreck

  1. kiwimusume says:

    WTF?! The Elizabeth fangirl thinks the skanky twin is ELIZABETH?!?!?! Hahahahaha

    God, Todd is fug.

    Wow, Elizabeth got crowned instead of Jessica. Didn’t see THAT coming or anything…

    The stiltedness of Lizzie’s speech makes me think of something out of my students’ English textbooks…

    Bleh, Todd’s a tool and Liz is a whiny bitch.

    I can’t be the only one who giggled at the subtitle when she was talking to Scott on the phone – “Scott? Ja hoor…” I love Dutch…

    Oh, that’s great.

    “What happened to your date with what’s-his-face?”
    “Oh, I cancelled it…he stood me up.”

    So YOU didn’t cancel it at all, then?

    Elizabeth’s speech to Todd!! *vomits*

    Am I the only one who interpreted this part totally differently?

    “Wake up and smell the cappucino. Mr Collins, after hours, envelope. It’s totally suspicious.”

  2. Magenta Galaxy says:

    omg, Amy Sutton is soooooooooo hot! Could she possibly look less like her description from the books?? And seriously, the Scott Daniels thing? So, he knows she is 16, then tries to get Jessica naked anyway? Hmmm, perhaps he’s into committing statutory rape? And why aren’t the dance chaperones concerned that there is a college guy just hangin’ out at a high school dance? That’s not creepy at all, at SVH!!! I bet Mr. Collins let him in, that old perv…

  3. DeeDee says:

    That was excruciating. I can’t believe how much I used to love this show. *Sigh* how naive was I?

    And Todd looks like a pretty boy gone wrong:|

  4. Kimberly says:

    With all the cringing I did that seemed way longer than 20 minutes. Why did everyone think the skanked-out twin hanging out with Lila was Elizabeth? Why couldn’t the Todd actor take some acting lessons? Why was a college guy just randomly hanging out at a high school dance? Was Elizabeth wearing her nightie to the dance? What happened to the Wakefield parents while all this was going on? It’s also pretty sad that Winston was hotter than the supposed pretty-boy hot guys (Todd, Bruce, College Guy).

  5. Winnie Egbert says:

    I’ll be losing sleep over the Elizabeth-Winston dance. I mean, she totally flashed her knickers and they were grinding all over the place in a very un-PG, un-Elizabeth and un-Winston fashion. Did the writers or the actors research the characters at all? And how long did those two rehearse that crappy dance only to have it look totally contrived? Ugh ugh ugh!

    Also, Lila and Enid hanging out together in the pizza parlour? Amy looking like a fugly wallflower? I remember being disappointed by this show when it finally aired and now I remember why. It’s like they just took the names of the characters and assigned them willy-nilly to the worst actors they could find.

  6. Anonymous says:

    That’s really funny, because just last night my sister and I were looking it up on youtube too! Winston and Elizabeth was just weird… I don’t think there’s actually a word to describe. And the twins look waaayyy old. Seriously. Sixteen??

  7. Dwanollah says:

    I remember catching the first five minutes of SVH when it first aired, then never watching it again. Good call on my part.

    To say that they actually dumbed down the SVH books…?! Onerous.

    And since when would Liz Wakefield dance like that, huh?

  8. Bec says:

    My god, the acting in this is B-A-D! They’re all pretty crap, but I’d peg “Lila” as the worst ‘actor’. Did you hear how fake her first line (“Hi!”) was? I was completely unconvinced by that dialogue…and it was only a one syllable word. “Todd”‘s pretty bad too.

  9. Natalie K. says:

    That’s pretty awful. I recognize Jessica as Eve from Dawson’s Creek, the stripper with the heart of gold who gives Dawson a BJ that makes him crash his boat. She makes a dumb joke about something being “so Sweet Valley” too.

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