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High School Smiles

Yet-unable to corral the hit boybands of the 90s, the first (1996) season of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch had a rather ... intriguing guest star: The Violent Femmes. Unfortunately, I can't figure out if making the preppy cheerleader Libby have an enormous and (magically) requited crush on Gordon Gano was out of irony, necessity or both. Watching this, 15 years later, long past the cultural relevance of both the show and the band, the temporal gap between the two is that much greater and the whole scene just way, way odd.


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