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2. UCLA Students Totally Ruined the Show

In season two, the show reached out to real sophomore students at UCLA for research purposes. In speaking with the students, writers noted that most of the college co-eds felt unattractive, were directionless about their lives and were having sex with people they didn’t have feelings for. The first five episodes of the show’s second season reflected a lot of the angst they had compiled from their research. But Abrams realized it didn’t translate well into the series, and it definitely didn’t make for good TV.


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