I think the one thing we all can agree on as we get older is that we can appreciate re-watching our old favorite shows and movies on another level.
The other day as I was scrolling through Netflix’s recommended section, I found myself beginning to play the age-old favorite, iCarly. With the newly anticipated reboot coming to select streaming service, re-watching old episodes of the childhood classic have become a new pastime.
Even though the reboot could never be as good as the original, the nostalgia of re-watching these old episodes has the effect of sparking the little kid in you!
Let’s first talk about the theme song. I don’t think there will ever be a catchier theme song that will forever live rent-free in my head. Sang by Maranda Cosgrove herself, this theme song will always be that theme song that, when you hear it, you can’t help but sing along. It’s just that good!
While I began watching, however, with each episode I humor myself with, I began to think, is this what we really thought high school was like? Carly, Sam, and a bunch of their classmates squealing over the hottest boy in school breaking up with his girlfriend after 6 weeks (S1 E2) or tormenting Ms. Briggs and sneaking into her apartment (S1 E8).