Let’s Compare Scenes

6 09 2009

1. Beverly Hills 90210: Episode 10.25, I’m Happy For You…Really

Donna doesn’t want to answer David’s marriage proposal.

2. One Tree Hill: Episode 5.5, I Forgot to Remember to Forget

Peyton doesn’t want to answer Lucas’ marriage proposal.

Let’s Compare Scenes…er…Photos

29 08 2009

Changing it up a bit…

1. Beverly Hills 90210 cast shot, circa 1991

(Though I recently learned this isn’t the original version of the picture)


2. One Tree Hill cast shot, circa 2003


Let’s Compare Scenes

23 08 2009

1. Beverly Hills, 90210: Episode 9.27, That’s the Guy

Kelly shoots her rapist.

2. The O.C.: Episode 2.24, The Dearly Beloved

Marissa shoots Trey, who had attempted to rape her in an earlier episode.

Let’s Compare Scenes

13 08 2009

Introducing a new semi-regular series.

Let’s Compare Scenes will take a specific topic or event and see how two different teen dramas portrayed it.

Here we go…

1. Dawson’s Creek, Episode 2.14, To Be Or Not To Be…

Pacey defends Jack after he is humiliated for his sexuality.

(Start at 21:50)

2. One Tree Hill, Episode 2.10, Don’t Take Me For Granted

Peyton, in defense of Anna, takes a stand against homophobia.

TDW Originals

27 09 2009

One of my favorite things to do on TDW has been taking a topic, category or issue and seeing how each of the teen dramas have handled it.  Sometimes I do it via series of posts and other times in just one.

On this page, you can find them all as well some other original TDW content. As more is published, this page will be updated accordingly.


Texting Josh Josh Schwarz: Not Everyone Loves ‘Gossip’

Multiple Personality Disorder: Shannen Doherty’s Image Through the Years

Top 10 Musical Guests

90210 Locations

The Essential Teen Drama Love Triangles

Biggest Character Transformations

Best Season-Ending Cliff-Hangers

All-Time Favorite Couples

Top 10 Saddest Moments

Most Quote-Worthy Characters

Top 5 Biggest Vixens

Top 10 Real-Life Relationships

5 Romantic Scenes

Teen Dramas: The Evaluation

Teen Dramas’ Best Episode Titles

Graduation, Teen Drama-Style

Teen Dramas’ Villainous Characters

Sexiest Teen Drama Moments

Teen Drama Casts, Then and Now

Before They Were Teen Drama Stars

Top 10 Most Memorable Guest-Stars and Cameos

Top 10 Most Shocking Deaths

Favorite Holiday Episodes

TDW Look Back

Favorite Valentine’s Day Episodes

Second Annual Teen Drama Evaluation

Site of the Weeks

YouTube Video of the Weeks

Random Thoughts

Random Questions

Fun Facts

Let’s Compare Scenes

Six Degrees of Teen Dramas



The Return of TeenDramaWhore

The Origins of My Teen Drama Fandom

First Impression: Beverly Hills, 90210

First Impression: Dawson’s Creek

First Impression: The O.C.

First Impression: One Tree Hill

First Impression: Gossip Girl

First Impression: 90210

Where You Can Watch the Teen Dramas Today

Being a Fan, Not a Sycophant

Teen Drama Halloween Episodes

Teen Drama Election Episodes

My Problem with nu90210

My Problem with BH90210

Other Types of Teen Dramas

Why I Owe Josh Schwartz an Apology

The Passing of Luke Perry

Teen Drama Thanksgiving Episodes

Teen Drama Connections: “USS Christmas” + More Holiday Movies

Meeting Your Idols

Cliffnotes: Gina Fattore’s The Spinster Diaries

Why Teen Drama Fans Should Watch “Normal People”

Being a Jewish Teen Drama Fan

How I Feel About the “Gossip Girl” Spinoff

Living in Capeside and Tree Hill

Separating “One Tree Hill” From Mark Schwahn

Revisiting TDW: Favorite Teen Drama Holiday Episodes

The Evolution of LGBTQ Teen Drama Characters

Interview with a Teen Drama Fan: Lisa Barrett

Teen Drama Actors Who Left Their Series

Let’s Compare Scenes: Baby Sisters Named Lily

The Insanity of Warring Fandoms

What I Watch Today

TDW on the “Beverly Hills 90210 Show” Podcast

How the Teen Dramas Affect the Way We See Physical Appearances

The Teen Drama Spinoffs

Chuck and Blair: An Abusive Relationship

The Teen Drama Theme Songs

The Shift from Dawson’s Creek to Joey’s Creek

The Teen Dramas on Location

Revisiting TDW: Favorite Valentine’s Day Episodes

The Redemption of Dan Scott

Teen Drama Stars on Cameo

Am I Hypocrite?

The Impact of the “One Tree Hill” School Shooting Episode 15 Years Later

The Rise of Social Media Among Teen Drama Stars

The End of Student-Teacher Affairs?

Let’s Compare Scenes: Earthquake and Hurricane Episodes

The Lack of Racial Diversity in the Teen Dramas

The Teen Drama Soundtracks

Teen Drama Stars’ Other Leading Roles

RIP Jessica Walter

The Significance of Teen Drama Characters Losing Their Virginity

The Only Teen Drama “Easter” Episode

Why “Gossip Girl” Fans Should Watch “Clique”

Why the Teen Dramas Aren’t Taken Seriously

Teen Drama Stars on Reality Shows

Let’s Compare Scenes: Farewell Videos

Michelle Williams: Teen Drama’s Oscar Nominee

Teen Drama Stars Who Are Also Singers

Teen Drama Replacement Songs & #RestoreTheMusic

The Teen Drama Moms

The Teen Drama Series Finales

I’m Begging: No More Spinoffs, Reboots, or Revivals

The Teen Drama Dads

Teen Drama Commencement Speeches

Sharing My Birthday with Brian Austin Green and Tristan Wilds

My Incredible “Dawson’s Creek” Birthday Present

Let’s Compare Scenes: Throwback Episodes

Revisiting TDW: Six Degrees of Teen Dramas

Cliffnotes: Living Double by JaNeika and JaSheika James

Favorite Couples Outside of the Core Teen Dramas

One Year of TDW on Substack

Teen Drama Stars Who Have Written Books

2021 Holiday Movies with Teen Drama Stars

Interview with a Teen Drama Fan: MMA Fighter David Evans

My “Beverly Hills, 90210” Name Pet Peeve

Teen Drama Stars Who Directed Episodes of Their Shows

The Rise & Fall of SOAPnet

Teen Drama Enemies Turned Best Friends

The Similar Teen Drama Journeys of James Van Der Beek and Chad Michael Murray

When “Dawson’s Creek” Referenced “Beverly Hills, 90210”

When “One Tree Hill” Referenced “Dawson’s Creek”

The WB vs. CW

Let’s Compare Scenes: Breakfast Club Episodes

The One Time I Root for Kelly & Brandon Over Kelly & Dylan

Fictional TV Shows & Movies in the Teen Dramas

Teen Drama Crossovers

Teen Drama Series Finale Weddings

RIP Jessica Klein

Teen Drama Reunions & Retrospectives

VIDEO: TeenDramaWhore on “Welcome to the OC, Bitches”

The State of Teen Drama Rewatch Podcasts

RIP Joe E. Tata

Awards for the Teen Dramas

Interview with a Teen Drama Fan: Reality Steve

Two Years of TDW on Substack

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