You Take the Good, You Take the Lies: Is <i>Pretty Little Liars</i> the New <i>Facts of Life</i>?

Charlotte Rae, Mrs. Edna Garrett herself, made a surprise cameo last week on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars, which makes perfect sense when you think about it. After all, don't Eastland's goody two shows and Rosewood's little vixens have a lot of common? Sure, they come from different economic backgrounds, but both groups of girls know what it's like to feel that the world never seems to be living up to your dreams. And despite their scheming, the Liars do have good intentions while Edna's gang have juicy little secrets of their own. In fact, the closer we looked, the more we realized how similar the characters were.

TV on DVD: June 4, 2013

by Ethan Alter June 4, 2013 6:00 am
TV on DVD: June 4, 2013

What's that knocking sound? Oh... Walter White is back.

Today's TWoP News: Thursday, December 20, 2012

by Rachel Stein December 13, 2012 3:57 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, December 20, 2012

The truth is coming back here.

TWoP 10: Characters We're Most Happy to Be Free Of

by Angel Cohn June 29, 2012 6:00 am
TWoP 10: Characters We're Most Happy to Be Free Of

We've started celebrating Independence Day a few days early, and we're especially happy because the past TV season allowed us to finally get away from some truly terrible characters. Thank goodness for deaths and cancellations. We'll light some sprinklers in these people's honor.

Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

by Kaitlin Reilly June 20, 2012 2:01 pm
Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

It seems that Rumplestiltskin won't be the only one who gets to see more of Once Upon a Time's Belle in Season 2.

TV on DVD: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

by Ethan Alter June 5, 2012 6:00 am
TV on DVD: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Just call him Bad to the bone.

TWoP 10: Summer Shows We're Most Excited For

by Angel Cohn June 1, 2012 6:02 am
TWoP 10: Summer Shows We're Most Excited For

Summer used to be a time for ridiculous reality shows and reruns, but the season is now jam-packed with new and returning series, so much so that it's almost a challenge to keep up with the amount of shows premiering each week. We even had a tough time narrowing the list of shows we're anxiously awaiting down to these ten.

Today's TWoP News: Thursday, December 1, 2011

by Ashley Chervinski December 1, 2011 2:51 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, December 1, 2011

So much for no stunt casting this season on Glee.

TwoP 10: Characters We Want Back From the Dead

by Rachel Stein October 28, 2011 6:00 am
TwoP 10: Characters We Want Back From the Dead

To be clear, this list has nothing to do with characters we miss. When we write "Want Back From the Dead," we mean "Want Back For Full-Out Zombie Vengeance." Our choices have little to do with how much we liked (or loathed) these now-dead characters, and everything to do with how awesome it would be to see them return to their shows and eat the human flesh of their former cast mates during a monstrous apocalypse. Spoilers abound, so beware!

TWoP 10: Hardest Working Characters on Summer TV

by Angel Cohn September 2, 2011 6:01 am
TWoP 10: Hardest Working Characters on Summer TV

With Labor Day upon us, we thought we'd take a moment to recognize the underappreciated folks on TV (real and scripted) who have really busted their asses this summer in order to get their jobs done -- whatever they may be. For their sake (and in some cases ours), we're hoping they take a well-deserved long weekend to rest.

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