Trolls. Lord, internet trolls are a thing that I wish would go away. It seems as though people feel that they can say or do anything nowadays, because they are hiding behind their screen. It doesn’t mean that it hurts the person receiving the abuse any less. It actually feels just as bad as if they were saying it to their face.
The second episode of iCarly explores trolling and what a person goes through.
Carly may have returned to her channel and people are excited, but that doesn’t mean that the OG fans have forgotten the past. If anything they have hung onto it. Shit that happens in your childhood sticks with you and that’s definitely happened with Carly.
She’s got a hater, iHateCarly57. The hater always has something to say and ends everything with “do better”, which infuriates Carly. She doesn’t get why people critique everything that she does, but it has also caused her to second guess herself at every turn. However, she decides to engage the troll and say that they should meet up. Kill them with kindness.
But she is angry. Only even when Carly is angry, she is sugar sweet. She’s got a great support system around her and they all head out with her. Freddy looking like a fool with a fake mustache on, Spencer being over protective, and Millicent ready to laugh and support Carly’s troll.
But who do they see at the coffee place? Nora Dershlit. You may remember in the original series that she stalked Carly. And yes, Nora is still as eccentric as ever.
Though I don’t now, nor did I ever or would ever, condone a stalker, with reboots it is always nice to see the original cast members. These are characters that were a part of the reason that we loved the show in the first place.
Carly gets ready to leave and on the way out orders a muffin, and runs into a cute dude. Now we all know that it’s the hater, because that’s the way that shows like this set it up. But they hit it off and even he is taken aback by how nice Carly is.
They go on such a cute date that Nora crashes. So yes, I laughed, but I will say that I felt for the dude when he was trying to tell Carly the truth.
The truth is a funny thing. I know so many people that always say that truth is the best policy, but sometimes I would beg to differ with that one. Sometimes the truth is the one thing that will set you free, but sometimes it’s the truth that will hold you back. And because he waited on the truth, it would be the one thing that held him back.
Millicent is annoying, but aren’t we all as kids. I can’t get over the fact that Freddie has a kid that old, because I really need to know if he was cougared. Her age doesn’t make sense. But I love that she’s outspoken and her voice in this show is just as important as everyone else’s. So many times the kids are pushed to the back and it’s hard to watch.
Millicent is liking all of iHateCarly57’s posts – which I admire her persistence with being a pain in the ass. But also, as we hear dudes phone keep going off, I want to know who keeps their notifications on if there are that many. Hard pass for me.
Of course, Carly is hurt when she finds out who he is. Harper and Millicent are ready to attack. But I have to admit that I wouldn’t have asked questions, I would just have punched and asked questions after the cops came.
But then again, I am not Carly.
Dude was a hater because he didn’t understand how things worked. When he was 11, he sent Carly a video to be featured. She didn’t feature him on her show and he’s held that grudge forever. Ummm, let me tell you all, that people try and see everything but it is impossible. There are sometimes thousands of emails that come in and you just can’t get to every single one.
Carly decides to make it right and allows him to give his performance on her current show. I feel for him, cause it was an embarrassing moment to say the least.
What lesson of the week (for lack of a better term) I got is that a lot of trolling is from misunderstanding or not understanding. But giving people a chance to express their feelings and communicate is of the utmost importance.
Hiding behind an account and taking others to town for shit that you don’t understand is an issue. Blaming others for things that you don’t get is not fair and quite frankly is a waste of time.
- Spencer and Freddie’s scenes together are hilarious. Honestly though Spencer not telling Freddy that he can see after going temporarily blind was shady.
- When is Freddy gonna be a Dad to Millicent?
- Harper and Carly in that bunny suit is shit I could have lived without.
- Why is Nora scaling buildings?
- Freddy and Carly’s friendship is one of the best things about this show.
- Spencer’s hilarious and his physical comedy is on point, but why is he always yelling?