Why Pretty Little Liars Is A Must Watch

Why Pretty Little Liars Is A Must Watch

If you like mystery and romance, then this is the show for you.

I, for one, have always loved a good mystery book, movie or TV show. They leave me anxious, but not just any anxiety, it's the kind that is accelerating and leaves me wanting more. Some may say that it's a show that has been dragged on for too long, but I love shows that are aired for years at a time. It not only creates a fan/family base between the actors and fans among themselves, but it also allows viewers to have people to look up to or to grow up with. Plus, the Liars also have a great sense of style with their outfits and makeup. *May be a few spoilers*

We meet the girls when they are just sophomores in high school, missing their best friend who went missing a year before hand. They all come back together once Allison has a remembrance ceremony, but it's something that would change their lives forever. At the same time they all receive a text message from the mysterious "A." To some teenagers, I don't think a text message would be so frightening, but these girls have secrets they haven't even told to each other, and the crazy part is that "A" knows every single one of them. The girls began jumping at the sound of a cell phone and were scared for their lives as the seasons progressed.

"A" was not your average bully; it was deadly and the girls' reputations could be ruined forever. The mystery makes you want to keep watching, along with the romance. It's dramatic and heartwarming all at once. It may be a stereotype for high school, but what's different is that these girls stay together through thick and thin, whereas I think some friends would have left.

The Liars sacrifice their love lives while trying to defeat "A," which will also bring you to tears when you think "A" has almost won. The entire show has its twists and turns, and if you love watching shows that are unpredictable, this is your show. There are some people that may "die" or go "missing" and maybe they could come back. We just never know with PLL.

Now for those of you who think that it's a waste of time to watch all six seasons on Netflix and then wait for the seventh, I say that's crazy! Not everyone has time to watch shows I suppose, but once you start, you get hooked--there is no going back. It makes you think and almost use your brain trying to figure out who did what and who's really behind the hoodie. Could this creepy creature be a Liar herself, or could it be the missing Allie. Maybe it could be a lone figure whom we haven't met yet.

I will say it will take your breath away if you watch it until the end. It's an emotional roller coaster, and that is why I love it so much. It will warm your heart with friendship, scare your pants off with anxiety, and make you laugh with the sarcasm. I promise you, you won't be disappointed once you get hooked on this show.

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I'm The Girl Without A 'Friend Group'

And here's why I'm OK with it


Little things remind me all the time.

For example, I'll be sitting in the lounge with the people on my floor, just talking about how everyone's days went. Someone will turn to someone else and ask something along the lines of, "When are we going to so-and-so's place tonight?" Sometimes it'll even be, "Are you ready to go to so-and-so's place now? Okay, we'll see you later, Taylor!"

It's little things like that, little things that remind me I don't have a "friend group." And it's been like that forever. I don't have the same people to keep me company 24 hours of the day, the same people to do absolutely everything with, and the same people to cling to like glue. I don't have a whole cast of characters to entertain me and care for me and support me. Sometimes, especially when it feels obvious to me, not having a "friend group" makes me feel like a waste of space. If I don't have more friends than I can count, what's the point in trying to make friends at all?

I can tell you that there is a point. As a matter of fact, just because I don't have a close-knit clique doesn't mean I don't have any friends. The friends I have come from all different walks of life, some are from my town back home and some are from across the country. I've known some of my friends for years, and others I've only known for a few months. It doesn't really matter where they come from, though. What matters is that the friends I have all entertain me, care for me, and support me. Just because I'm not in that "friend group" with all of them together doesn't mean that we can't be friends to each other.

Still, I hate avoiding sticking myself in a box, and I'm not afraid to seek out friendships. I've noticed that a lot of the people I see who consider themselves to be in a "friend group" don't really venture outside the pack very often. I've never had a pack to venture outside of, so I don't mind reaching out to new people whenever.

I'm not going to lie, when I hear people talking about all the fun they're going to have with their "friend group" over the weekend, part of me wishes I could be included in something like that. I do sometimes want to have the personality type that allows me to mesh perfectly into a clique. I couldn't tell you what it is about me, but there is some part of me that just happens to function better one-on-one with people.

I hated it all my life up until very recently, and that's because I've finally learned that not having a "friend group" is never going to be the same as not having friends.

SEE ALSO: To The Girls Who Float Between Friend Groups

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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

"Get connected for free, with education connection"


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.


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.


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.



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.


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.


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


You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.


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"


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


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


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

12. Gym Scooters


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


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



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

15. Slap Bracelets


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

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