I love watching TV shows, but I will be the first to admit that some plot lines can get a little over-the-top. I mean, they are made to make us entertained, right? And sometimes, people are entertained by vapid stories. Yes, I admit that I love the romance and ~drama,~ but that doesn’t mean I need love triangles in every scene and fake deaths all over the place. Just because there is a group of teens or young adults on a show does not mean that they need to have sex with every single person at one point during the series. It just enforces the idea that men and women can’t just be friends! Ugh. Whatever. Moving on.
There are certain TV plot lines that I tend to block out of my head. I guess I just have a very specific way that I want things to happen, and if TV writers don’t make that happen, I just ignore it. Yes, I understand that they probably have a reason for these plot changes, but can’t the just respect what the fans want?! I might be picky here, but it seems that a ton of people, mainly Twitter users, agree with me when it comes to bad TV plot lines. I came across this Twitter thread with a ton of HORRIBLE TV plot lines and I agree with just about all of them. See if you agree with these TV plot lines that should have NEVER happened.
Lorelai And Chris Getting Married On Gilmore GirlsUGH, this was out of nowhere and very disappointing! Just when Lorelai and Luke were FINALLY going to make it work, Lorelai went and married Christopher. It was really out of character and felt like a total "jump the shark" moment that made the show a lot worse. It didn't work out, but those few episodes of them together were almost unbearable. Image Source: Gilmore Girls
The Finale Of How I Met Your MotherI didn't even consistently watch this show and I know how messed up the ending was. I know that there was a weird on-again/off-again situation with Robin and Ted that seemed to die down when Robin married Barney and Ted married another woman. But, in the finale, all of that changed when Ted's wife died and he began dating Robin again. What? WHAT? Why? It is often considered the worst finale of all time. Image Source: How I Met Your Mother
The Riverdale Student/Teacher RelationshipWhen are teen TV shows going to stop doing this? First PLL, then Riverdale. Thankfully, this storyline ended pretty quickly, but the teacher/student relationship arcs are honestly gross and need to end! It sends a really bad message to students. Image Source: Riverdale
The Buffy And Spike Relationship On Buffy The Vampire SlayerI'm so upset about this one because they actually did have a weirdly nice relationship at first...and then Spike tried to rape her. This was the most upsetting scene in the show IMO, and they never really addressed it again. He was awful to her and she deserved MUCH better. Image Source: Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Pretty Much All Of Pretty Little LiarsThe concept of this show was pretty different in 2010 when it began airing, but then they strung us all along for SEVEN years of twists and turns and confusing story lines. Couldn't there just be one "A" instead of, like, 15 of them? It went on for too long and should have ended once the first "A" was revealed. And yet...it didn't.
The Ending Of Gossip GirlSo, spoiler alert: "gossip girl" was Dan the whole time. That makes little sense and just sort of ruins the whole show. Dan was supposed to be this ~outcast~ boy who finally got friends. But it turns out that Dan was actually a snitch the whole time! Image Source: Gossip Girl
The Landry/Tyra Murder Plot On Friday Night LightsWhat do you do when your show starts going downhill? Add a murder storyline, of course! Just kidding, that's the worst thing you can do and yet Friday Night Lights did it in season two. It had potential, since it was about Tyra fighting back against an assaulter, but it just went too far. Also the fact that it just sort of went untalked about was a little sketchy. Image Source: Friday Night Lights
Grey's Anatomy Beyond Season EightOkay, I am currently on season 10 of Grey's so I sort of get it. This show has done EVERYTHING, and it shows no signs of stopping. But it sort of needs too. After the whole plane crash plot line, it became a little too dramatic, which is definitely saying something. Image Source: Grey's Anatomy
Carrie Cheating With Big On Sex And The CityI never really got into this show, but what I do know is that Big is trash, and Carrie kept going back to him. What kind of name is "Big" anyway? Besides, she was with Aiden, who seemed like a pretty cool guy. Image Source: Sex And The City
What is your least favorite TV plot? Tell us in the comments!