2 thoughts on “The Hideous Teenage Girls of Old School TV Sitcoms

  1. This still continues with the whole trope of “glasses make you ugly” that a lot of movies and shows rely on.

  2. TV Tropes’ website calls it “Hollywood Homely,” where an otherwise beautiful woman is given glasses, a sweater (or ill fitting clothes, but sweaters are common) and/or a bad haircut. Basically when they make an actress who could (or did) work as a model look like Irma from “Ninja Turtles.”

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