New Show 'Grown-Ish' Captures College Life... In A Way

New Show 'Grown-Ish' Captures College Life... In A Way

*Spoilers Ahead* If you haven't seen the most recent episode, click away.

School always looks better on TV. It never fails. For example, Zoey 101, raise your hand if you always wanted to go to PCA. Same. College on the short-lived sitcom, A Different World, was cool too but there was a touch of a struggle because, unfortunately, it was actually college and they actually did work and had grades. So, makes sense, but it was still cool. I wanted to befriend Dwayne and Ron because they were the definition of "cool guy friends". But, today, there's a new show, this year, called Grown-ish. It's a spinoff of Black-ish. I wasn't a fan of Black-ish but once I found out that Grown-ish would follow Zoey's collegiate career and how she adjusts to her different surroundings, I figured I'd check it out.

Though Grown-ish is another show that makes you jealous that your school isn't like that one, it's a pretty accurate depiction of how some of us handle situations. That and each episode is named after a popular song. But that isn't important.

Being a freshman and not knowing as much "stuff" as your college friends is quite common. In one of the first episodes, Zoey mentions how she and Aaron, Trevor Jackson, "hooked up" which apparently takes on multiple meanings. She just thought it was...

That awkward moment on the C.R.E.A.M episode when Cash "outed" Zoey's virginity was actually pretty interesting. The way it is portrayed in the episode shows that it's so easy for someone to betray your trust. Though, I understand that anyone would be embarrassed to find out that their sexual history was viewed by "130,000 people" as Zoey so eloquently put it. I do understand that Zoey was more upset that she confided in Cash with her personal business than the fact that she is actually a virgin. He kind of also did it for a selfish reason, but I digress.

This show outlines the use of drugs to help students concentrate on their work. Remember when Zoey was kind of on Adderall in an earlier episode because she wasn't sure how to balance it all? Yeah, that went well. (Sarcasm)


I love how these issues are presented and they are solved in a "real life" way that the common college student would handle it. All in all, it's a really nice show that is more interesting than one of those shows you've seen in school to teach you to "say no to drugs" and those videos you were forced to watch in Sex Ed. It may even be a little more interesting than Coach Carr.

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14 Stages Of Buying Jonas Brothers Concert Tickets As A 20-Something In 2019

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1. Finding out that they're going on tour

2. Hopefully entering your name into the lottery to get presale tickets

3. Finding out that you actually get to buy presale tickets

4. Impatiently waiting for your presale tickets by listening to their songs on repeat

5. And remembering how obsessed you used to be (definitely still are) with them

6. Trying to coordinate the squad to go to the concert with you

7. Waiting in the Ticketmaster waiting room...

8. ...And feeling super frantic/frustrated because there are about 2000 people in line in front of you

9. Actually getting into the site to buy the tickets

10. Frantically trying to find seats you can actually pay for because, let's be real, you're twenty-something and poor

11. Managing to actually get the seats you want

12. Joyfully letting your squad know that you've done it

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14. Listening to every single Jonas Brothers song on repeat (again)

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11 Amazing TV Shows That Are Ending in 2019

All good things must come to an end.


It might just be the beginning of 2019 but there are many TV series wrapping up already. There are many breathtaking and original pilots around along with several reboots coming. This might be one of the greatest year for TV.

However, all good things must come to an end. Some series have been planned out and are going to be finished while others have been cut short. Sadly, here's a list of TV series to say goodbye to this year.

1. The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Final Date: May

12 Seasons//279 episodes

2. Orange is the New Black (Netflix)

Final Date: End of 2019

7 seasons//91 episodes

3. Jane the Virgin (CW)

Final Date: Mid-late 2019

5 seasons//100 episodes

4. Games of Thrones (HBO)


Final Date: Summer

8 Seasons//73 episodes

5. Broad City (Comedy Central)

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Final Date: March

5 seasons//50 episodes



Final Date: Spring

7 seasons//67 episodes

7. Homeland (Showtime)


Final date: Summer

8 seasons//96 episodes

8. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Final date: January 25

4 seasons//52 episodes

9. The Affair (Showtime)


Final Date: End of 2019

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10. Friends From College (Netflix)

Final Date: End of 2019

2 seasons//16 episodes

11. Crashing (HBO)


Final Date: End of 2019

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