Probably the most realistic take on high school. Early, the show impart modern slang, real feelings, and parents that can't get over their own glory days. Underneath those funny layers (and some slightly creepy yet awesome "guidance" from Valerie Marks - Guidance Counselor Extraordinaire) the show with a heart of gold paints a new picture for the modern American family. -- Nick McHatton
If you think your high school years were bad, try surviving them on the Hellmouth! Students at Sunnydale High learned fast that boyfriends can be vampires, band candy has wicked side effects and the principal really is a demon. -- Christine Orlando
OTH launched itself on the whole basketball aspect and how Lucas joining the team changed his future and his path. Additionally, Lucas joining the Ravens was the catalyst for change in all the other main characters, whether it was meeting, hooking up, friendships, changing perspectives, etc. -- Leigh Raines
Some superstars walked the halls of Liberty High. Jordan Catalano could lean into a locker like nobody else and his status as Oscar winner and musician suits him as much as Angela's Emmy winning turn as a CIA agent. (Jared Leto and Claire Danes)
Alison: It's like you went to sleep one night and forgot who I am. Aria: I know exactly who you are. A. Alison: Stop saying that. Aria: Why should I? You're A! You stole the game from Mona and then you killed her because she had proof.