10 MTV Shows That Need To Come Back Now That 'Jersey Shore' Is Back To Its Fist Pumping Ways

10 MTV Shows That Need To Come Back Now That 'Jersey Shore' Is Back To Its Fist Pumping Ways

If Snooki can return to television, so should Daria. Just sayin.
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April has brought us many things: a blizzard, below-average temperatures, the looming stress of finals week, and most importantly, the long-awaited reboot of "Jersey Shore." I, for one, was way too young when the show first aired back in 2009 but that didn't stop me from watching every season and learning how to fist pump in nightclubs that I wasn't even allowed in to yet.

But alas, the show has returned with (almost) all of the cast members back and ready to party. While watching the new show though, I kept reminiscing about all of the other great MTV shows that also died off a little too soon. So I made this definitive list of the shows I want to see MTV bring back, for the sake of the greater good.

1. "The Hills"

"The Hills" is the TV show that made me want to move to Los Angeles and do absolutely nothing for the rest of my life. I absolutely do not care if the show was (supposedly) scripted, I need to know what Lauren Conrad is doing with her life.

2. "Road Rules"

"Road Rules" was basically "The Real World," but in an RV. A road trip is always fun, but a road trip where you're trapped with complete strangers and have to drive around the country without killing each other = major drama made for reality TV.

3. "Beavis and Butt-head"

The world does not really need "Beavis and Butt-head" to come back, but it is what we deserve. Right now, in the political turmoil that we're living in, the stupid jokes and dumb commentary that they provide is exactly the comic relief that we should be gifted with. We've suffered enough.

4. "Awkward"

"Awkward" was totally short-lived and underrated. Perfectly depicting the struggles of high school, it was like Degrassi but if you made it super bitchy and sassy. There's only one thing I can say to y'all when MTV decides to reboot it: "You're welcome."

5. "Daria"

I don't know about you, but Daria Morgendorffer is honestly why I am who I am today. We definitely need to bring the queen of sarcasm back to the silver screen.

6. "My Life as Liz"

This show was horribly underrated, and pure comedy gold. A mockumentary about a girl just trying to live her best life in Texas, "My Life as Liz" was funny, heartwarming, and super relatable.

7. "Silent Library"


Arguably the best game show of our generation, "Silent Library" had a tiny reboot a few years ago but it deserves way more attention. Who doesn't want to see a man get slapped in the face with some whipped cream while his friends muffle their laughter (or laugh uproariously) behind him?

8. "Parental Control"

This show had everything, to be honest. The scandalous romance of "The Bachelor," the awkwardness of parents meeting boyfriends, and super cool dates you only wished you could go on.

9. "Next"

Another entertaining dating show that was gone all too soon. I would honestly rather watch this any day than "Bachelor in Paradise." Plus, the intro cards wrote the jokes for the show themselves.

10. "Punk'd"

Not quite sure what Ashton Kutcher is doing with his life these days (besides advocating against sex trafficking in court) but I for one would love to see him employed again at MTV for the best prank show of all time. Any show that can make Justin Timberlake cry is iconic and deserves to remain on air forever.
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I'm Begging You, If You're Going To Watch One TV Show, Please Watch 'One Tree Hill'

"What's more important? What we become or how we become it?" I'm not totally sure, but I attribute both to One Tree Hill.

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Many people are shaped by something that happened to them. Perhaps they were shaped by their family, or the situation they grew up in. I can attest to many different situations and aspects of my life shaping me into the person I am today, however, I never thought I would say a TV show helped change my life and became part of what made me who I am today.

One Tree Hill, created by Mark Schwan, was a long-running series about two brothers who start out as rivals when the pauper-type brother joins the school's basketball team. Eventually, the brothers hash it out to become friends and this show follows them, and all of their friends, through their town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, while they endure heartbreak, loss, success, real-life problems, and ups & downs of all sorts.

A lot of people in the past have questioned my love for the show, saying my constant viewing and the fact that I have seen the lengthy nine-season show probably more than eleven times through is obsessive, however, I say it is therapeutic. Don't let the length of the series scare you, it is worth every minute.

At the end of season nine, which only has 13 episodes, you'll probably be sobbing that it's over and begging for more. The fact that the creative genius behind the scenes and the cast really created something special that made people want to watch for nine seasons is incredible. 2003-2012 was a magical time where One Tree Hill aired on TV and it was a time many of us wish we could get back.

I'm sure so many people would love to know why us "One Tree Hill" fans are just so connected to the show and the reason being is that the characters are the most relatable characters. They experience real-life events (with TV magic twists of course). One particular episode actually sticks out to me to this day.

Season four episode 13, "Pictures of You." This episode has the students come into class a few weeks shy of graduation when the teacher gives them an assignment: they can go anywhere they want throughout the school and take a picture of their partner (the teacher gave them digital cameras to use) that shows their true self. They had to pick their partners out of a classmate's hat and they all took incredible pictures of each other after a day of self reflection. Some of the pictures were definitely a little risqué for the modern high school, however, it gave us this iconic Brooke Davis moment that reminded us that "what's under the clothes" matters and that we shouldn't label people based on anything:



From this to school shooting awareness, conversations about losing a family member, strained/abusive familial relationships, narcotics and alcohol abuse, and having to grow up faster than a kid should, "One Tree Hill" hits all the marks on a relatable teen show. I fell in love with the show for this. I feel as if everyone should divulge into the greatness "One Tree Hill" has to offer because it is just so important to see the messages the series portrays. The show also has humor, action, romance, and so much more you just cannot ever get enough of. So, I highly recommend "One Tree Hill" as your next binge, rewatch, or just as your go-to, feel-good show.

"One Tree Hill" is no longer running on the CW Network and was taken off of Netflix (petition to put OTH back on Netflix anyone?), but thank goodness Hulu answered our prayers and added the spectacular series to their streaming service. I have to give my best friend, Meaghan, a shoutout for giving me her Hulu password the day "One Tree Hill" was added to Hulu.

So, if you've ever wanted to start "One Tree Hill," this is your sign. Get on Hulu, give it a go, and thank me later when you fall in love with Luke, Nathan, Brooke, Hayley, and Peyton.

And as always, Go Ravens!

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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

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This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.

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Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.

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Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.

3.Bunnicula

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You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.

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You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.

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The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers

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You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.

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The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"

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The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution

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This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi

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Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters

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You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs

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Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.

14.Go-Gurt

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Who knew that putting yogurt in a plastic tube made it taste so much better?

15. Slap Bracelets

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Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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