I don't remember this well enough to rate it.

Freaks and Geeks, NBC
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This show was cool. It probably shoulda lasted longer. I don't remember it well enough to say much about it, except that it came out in like 1999, but was set in 1980, I guess. The main thing I remember is quite liking Linda Cardellini, who played a high school student named Lindsay Weir. She was smart, so, aside from her looks, she could easily have been one of the geeks. But she decided to change her image, and started hanging out with the "freaks" at school. I don't really remember any of them well, but they were all played by people who would become more famous later, in other things. Anyway, Lindsay's younger brother, Sam, was one of the geeks. (He totally reminded me of the kid from the movie Flight of the Navigator.) Anyway, Sam had a crush on a cheerleader named Cindy. And um... I dunno, I really need to get this on DVD someday so I can write a proper review of the show, though I don't think I liked it as much as the critics did. But it was definitely good. And the cast was great. I suppose I was probably more interested in the stories involving the geeks than the freaks.... Oh, and I should say that the show was probably about equal parts drama and comedy, and pretty much 100% awkward, for all the characters, freak and geek alike.


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