The Netflix Show 'YOU' Has Me Wondering If Dan Humphrey Foreshadowed Joe's Character All Along

The Netflix Show 'YOU' Has Me Wondering If Dan Humphrey Foreshadowed Joe's Character All Along

AND also, am I making it too easy for people to stalk me?

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We all know "Gossip Girl's" Dan Humphrey. Sweet little Dan. Always the nice one. He saves the day and protects Serena when she's doing all her crazy Upper East Side shenanigans. Whether she's drunk or high or just in any type of trouble, he's there to help her and to make her feel loved. Meanwhile, taking notes and blasting her personal life and deepest darkest secrets all over the web, humiliating her and exposing her, blindly. He was basically a closet stalker (at the time).

He had people sending tips on her whereabouts and what she was doing and who she was doing it with AT ALL TIMES. Now, of course, he was doing this to all of the other Upper East Side popular Constance students, too, but who did he end up with? Serena. And somehow, he came out the good guy?

Now, for those who haven't seen the new Netflix show, "YOU" and plan to, I recommend you don't read any further. For those who have, let's dig deeper.

Now I'm not about to give you some weird conspiracy theory but it does seem bizarre that Joe, or in this case Dan's character from Gossip Girl was foreshadowed by his underlying stalker-ish ways to a pretty blonde girl in NYC and is also majorly into writing and reading books AND is also following around a bunch of girls who clearly hold a higher societal rank, but it is a weird coincidence. And while we're talking about weird coincidences, isn't it weird that Peach, or Emily from "Pretty Little Liars" are both closet lesbians? Shay Mitchell plays a good young girl who questions her sexuality.

The similarity in the shows is that clearly, Dan was in the wrong in "Gossip Girl." He was exposing the people he loved and cared for and hurting them, but we were all rooting for Serena and Dan. Well, what about in the show "You"?

Joe was an actual psychopath who talked himself into weird and manipulative actions and justified them as if it were normal and all to protect the lovely blonde Beck. He stalks her every action and her every move. He kills the people she loves who seem to be in the way of their premeditated relationship. Yet, I hoped the whole time she wouldn't find out and they would stay together. Dan and Joe have such powers in this way.

It made me question every random encounter I've ever been in and how easily it would be to stalk my life. Every time I go out to eat with my friends, I tag the location of our restaurant in my snapchats or Instagram stories. Occasionally, I put my apartment complex as a tag if I'm tanning by the pool. I have my school in my bio when really, I should just write "stalk me." I felt as if I kept my life so private until this show. Joe did not go through too much trouble in the beginning to find Beck. He searched her name and there she was. I do this all the time. As soon as I meet a cute boy, I lurk his profiles to see who he is, or what's his story. Does this make me a stalker? Probably not Joe level, although he did give a lot of helpful hints. KIDDING!

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The 20 Best Episodes Of Spongebob Squarepants

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After nearly 20 years on the air, Spongebob Squarepants has become the staple of many childhoods for kids of all ages. Some of the most memorable episodes of this show have made a lasting impact on pop culture and it's own legacy as one of the most popular cartoons of all-time. Here are just 20 of the best Spongebob Squarepants episodes ever released.



20. Survival of the Idiots (Season 3)

Spongebob and Patrick find themselves locked inside Sandy's dome for the winter, leaving them to fend for themselves and find some form of entertainment.



19. Idiot Box (Season 3)

Spongebob buys a television solely for it's box, leaving Squidward to struggle with comprehending the simplicity of living off of imagination for entertainment.



18. Something Smells (Season 2)

Spongebob makes a Sunday Sundae that trashes his breath (and his reputation) across Bikini Bottom.



17. Squilliam Returns (Season 3)

Squidward takes over the Krusty Krab for the night in an attempt to impress high school rival Squilliam Fancyson and his elite group of friends.



16. No Free Rides (Season 2)

Desperate to get Spongebob out of the classroom, Mrs. Puff does whatever it takes to get the sponge his license - even if he doesn't deserve it.



15. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III (Season 2)

Left to housesit for their favorite undersea superheroes, Spongebob and Patrick release one of Bikini Bottom's most notorious villains (Man Ray) in exchange for his promise to be good.



14. Shanghaied (Season 2)

After being taken captive on the Flying Dutchman's ship, Spongebob and Patrick help the phantom scare everyone under the seven seas (sort of.)



13. Frankendoodle (Season 2)

Things get out of hand when a "magic" pencil falls into Spongebob's hands and one of his doodles runs haywire.


12. Graveyard Shift (Season 2)

The night shift gets the better of Spongebob and Squidward when a rogue ghost story haunts their every move throughout the evening.



11. Sailor Mouth (Season 2)

Spongebob and Patrick struggle to clean up their act after learning a dirty word they somehow cannot seem to stop saying, and Mr. Krabs won't have it.


10. The Camping Episode (Season 3)

Squidward tries to prove he's a true outdoorsmen (to no avail) after feeling challenged by Spongebob and Patrick's camp-out just feet from his home.



9. Mid-Life Crustacean (Season 3)

Mr. Krabs joins Spongebob and Patrick on a night of reckless fun in an attempt to get in touch with his inner youth and impress his daughter, Pearl.


8. Krusty Krab Training Video (Season 3)

The inner workings of the Krusty Krab are revealed in this episode dedicated to breaking down all of the hoopla surrounding the restaurant's success and "training" all prospective employees.



7. SB-129 (Season 1)

Squidward journeys through the space-time continuum after finding himself locked in the Krusty Krab freezer for thousands of years, bringing us one of today's most popular memes.


6. Club Spongebob (Season 3)

After launching Spongebob's treehouse into the middle of nowhere, Squidward desperately seeks an escape route while Spongebob and Patrick obey the orders of their master, the Magic Conch Shell.


5. Pizza Delivery (Season 1)

In one of Season 1's most iconic episodes, Spongebob and Squidward trek across the ocean to deliver the Krusty Krab's first ever pizza. Little do they realize they bit off more than they could chew.





4. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy IV (Season 3)

When Mermaid Man accidentally leaves his belt behind at the Krusty Krab, Spongebob goes on a mission to return it to him, as reluctant as he may be.


3. Rock Bottom (Season 1)

After finding himself stranded in the depths of Rock Bottom, Spongebob struggles to escape the town and it's dark clutches as buses repeatedly elude the sponge.



2. Chocolate with Nuts (Season 3)

In an attempt to live the "fancy life," Spongebob and Patrick travel door to door selling their chocolate in any way possible, encountering some colorful characters along the way.



1. Band Geeks (Season 2)

The Season 2 finale of this classic cartoon brings some of the heartiest laughs and the most memorable jokes in the entire series as Squidward struggles to get his ragtag marching band in shape for the Bubble Bowl.

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25 Daenerys Targaryen Quotes That Will Get You In Your Feels Waiting For Season 8

"They can live in my new world, or they can die in their old one."

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Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen, First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, and Mother of Dragons. Her name definitely lives up to its hype.

Here are 25 of her best quotes to get you ready for HBO's "Game of Thrones" Season 8 premiere this April. In the game of thrones you either win, or you die:

1. "I will take what is mine with fire and blood."

2. "I am the dragon's daughter, and I swear to you that those who would harm you will die screaming."

3. "When my dragons are grown, we will take back what was stolen from me and destroy those who wronged me! We will lay waste to armies and burn cities to the ground! Turn us away, and we will burn you first."

4. "The next time you raise a hand to me will be the last time you have hands."

5. "I will answer injustice with justice."

6. "Any man who fights for gold can't afford to lose a girl."

7. "Is it so far from madness to wisdom?"

8. "It seems to me that a queen that trusts no one is as foolish as a queen who trust everyone."

9. "Yes, all men must die. But we are not men."

10. "Dracarys."

11. "He was no dragon. Fire cannot kill a dragon."

12. "Unsullied! Slay the masters. Slay the soldiers. Slay every man who holds a whip, but harm no child. Strike the chains off every slave you see!"

13. "Woman? Is that meant to insult me? I would return the slap if I took you for a man."

14. "I am not your little princess."

15. "If I look back, I am lost."

16. "You're the moon of my life, and that's all i need to know, and if this is a dream, I will kill the man who tries to wake me."

17. "I will do what queens do. I will rule."

18. "My reign has just begun."

19. "A dragon is no slave."

20. "I'm not going to stop the wheel. I'm going to break the wheel."

21. "I am no ordinary woman. My dreams come true."

22. "They can live in my new world, or they can die in their old one."

23. "I value your advice, but if you ever question me in front of strangers again, you'll be advising someone else. Is that understood?"

24. "Do you think I have forgotten how it felt to be afraid?"

25. "You are small men. None of you are fit to lead the Dothraki. But I am. So I will."

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