Top 5ive: Dan Schneider shows

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Dan Schneider created many shows that we have grown up loving. Like everything thing in life, we must list them in order to make them feel loved. Not all of my favorite could make the list. Mainly because they were as spectacular as the ones that made the list. Dan has the Midas touch when it comes to picking out talent and creating magic. So here are the Top 5ive Dan Schneider shows.

5. Zoey 101

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Who didn’t love Zoey 101? It was such good show. It doesn’t get the credit that it deserves. Sure, it wasn’t like the other shows that came from Dan but it was still a good one. It was more of a Drama than the other and it was written less of a comedy. It was pretty much a teen soap opera. And did so well. It didn’t take itself seriously but still made the situations dramatic.

4. iCarly

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“iCarly” took the comedy that made “Drake & Josh” popular (don’t worry, it’s on the list). It also took the rising popular of YouTube and help popularize the viral videos, as that was how the series’s web show “iCarly” became a thing. The writing on the show was extremely well written and introduced many of the things we loved about Dan’s shows.  You can thank “iCarly” for the many of YouTube channels.

3. Drake & Josh

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It’s the original spin-off of a spin-off that what really got everyone’s attention. “Drake & Josh” was the precursor to what iCarly became comedically. It was a show that was so ridiculous at times with the schemes and the plot, you couldn’t help but love it. It gave us a reason to call people boobs and to love Oprah. It also made us all want Pear products instead of Apple products.

2. VICTORiOUS

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The most inappropriate show ever and I loved every minute of it. The music was catchy and the songs were just amazing. The cast was amazingly well done. Every character stood out and made you laugh. The acting was the best I’ve seen on a Nickelodeon show in years. “VICTORiOUS” was pretty much the best show of the early 2010s. It’s also should be noted that it would be a tie between “VICTORiOUS” and “Drake & Josh.” The only reason “VICTORiOUS” beat it is for one name: Ariana Grande. The biggest name to come out of Nickelodeon in years. Dan, if you are reading this – hit me up! I have a treatment for a VICTORiOUS reunion.

1. All That

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It’s the show that started it all. It’s the sketch comedy show that we all love and continue to watch when it’s on “The Splat.” It was the kid version of SNL and it was so good. From “Vital Information” to “Good Burger,” every sketch is a classic that will always stand out in our hearts. Also, without “All That” we would live a less wonderful world.

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#MemoriesCureMondays: Good Burger movie review

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In the 1990s, Nickelodeon ruled the televisions with their wonderful Nicktoons and live-action comedies. They had the best televisions show, way better than any shit Disney Channel had been putting out. “Rugrats,””Doug,””Clarissa Explains it All,” and “Hey Arnold” are some of the great shows. One amazing show was the kid’s version of “Saturday Night Live” called “All That.” It was an amazing show with so many talent actors. It introduced the world to Kenan Thompson, who’s now on SNL. “All That” also introduced the world to the wonderful skit known as “Good Burger.”

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“Good Burger” sketch stars Kel Mitchell as Ed, a lovely but very stupid cashier of the fast food restaurant who ends up not giving the customers what they want. The cast and a few celebrity would make up the customers and workers. The sketch became so popular that it became a full-length film in 1997. While I recommend that everyone watches the movie, here’s my review of it in case you want to make a horrible life choice and not watch it.

“Good Burger,” tells the story of Ed and his unlikely friend Dexter, played by Kenan, as they trying to keep the small restaurant in business as Mondo Burger moves in across the street tries to put them out of business. This movie is only good for the nostalgia, as well, as Kenan and Kel. The movie has a similar aspect to the sketch but it’s not as great. It’s missing the weird characters in it. The characters that come up to the order are what helps make the sketch.

The plot of the movie is all over the place at times and just feels like the writers weren’t really sure what the plot would be. There’s a subplot that sets up why Dexter ends up working at Good Burger but it’s only used when it’s necessary and you forget about it until it’s brought up.

The movie itself seems like it’s trying to be like the sketch but at the same time, it’s trying to be its own thing. I totally understand trying to be different from the original content but just make up your mind. You can’t have it both ways. They have little hints toward the show but it’s either all at once or none at all.

Like I said, you need to the see the movie at least once in your life. It’s a great nostalgia movie. But it’s not a very good movie. It’s an excellent example of why Kenan and Kel were so popular because they make the movie. They are the best part of the movie.

Rating: 2 out of 5

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“Amanda PUH-LEEZE!” A letter to Amanda Bynes

Dear Amanda (thaaaaaaaaaaat’s you!),

Hello there, How are…well the world know how you are doing, which is wonderful. I’m a big fan of yours. I’ve followed you since the beginning of your career on “All That” and I’m going to be keeping it real with you because I respect you-I’m worried about you, especially after this tweet: Screen Shot 2013-04-01 at 11.28.35 AM

First, let me just tell you that saying this, whether serious or not, won’t get you laid. Most people assume that anything involve murder is a bad thing so telling someone, who is black and a rapper (stereotyping too), that you want them to “murder your vagina (thank you for using its given name)” isn’t going to come across the same way as you would want it too. You might as well said “I want @drake take me to pound town …well you can take it from since this is a classy blog/show.  Second, I would like to thank you for ruining my childhood with your tweet to Drizzy Drake because I don’t want to think about Penelope Taynt getting taken to “pound town” by Jimmy Brooks, who couldn’t take Ashley to pound town because he was in a wheelchair and couldn’t get it up all the time.

I’m not worried about you because I think you are cray-cray and slowly becoming Lindsay Lohan 2.0, I’m worried about you because people are comparing you to Lindsay Lohan, a fate that I wouldn’t even wish on my enemy (sorry LiLo, but it’s true). Please don’t become like Lindsay Lohan because…well, look at her. Granted, she’s better than what she was back in 2005 but still!  Please, Please, Please don’t post stuff like this because you are way better than Lindsay Lohan…mainly because you not are cray-cray and into drugs…..at least from what I’m aware of.

Anyways, I hope you have a wonderful day and please, try not to become like Lindsay Lohan.

Love,

Steven Kaufman

Host of The Pop Project:with Steven Kaufman