Where do I even start with the reasons to watch Undeclared? There are way too many. Of course, this list is limited to just 7, but they're all worthy reasons. If you haven't seen this show yet, I seriously recommend it. Especially if you're a fan of the show Freaks and Geeks. Both are on Netflix by the way. Check out the reasons to watch Undeclared. Let me know if you love it just as much as I do!
1. The Cast
Let me just start off by saying, Charlie Hunnam. Yup, from Sons of Anarchy. Baby faced Charlie Hunnam plays a womanizing Brit named "Lloyd". Trust me ladies, it's worth watching the show. Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, and Timm Sharp are also brilliant in this show. Even though the show only lasted one season, you get so invested in each character and their story lines. The reasons to watch Undeclared just keep getting better.
2. The Characters
This show was about college life. Each character pretty much embodied a different type of college student. There was Steven, the dorky kid from high school who's trying to reinvent himself. Then there's Marshall, the one who falls for a friend and takes forever to even tell her. There's Ron, the stoner that eventually finds his way. Then there's Lloyd, the womanizer. These four guys are all roommates. Can you imagine that dynamic?
3. Same Producer as Freaks and Geeks
Comedy genius, Judd Apatow produced Undeclared after he produced Freaks and Geeks. If you've watched both shows, you can definitely see the similarities. Freaks and Geeks followed the awkward high school life, while Undeclared follows the still-awkward college life. Both shows are brilliant and comedy gold. Kudos, Judd. You can do no wrong.
4. Guest Roles and Cameos
I love spotting other TV/movie stars in shows. In Undeclared, Amy Poehler guest starred as an R.A. She's just as funny as her character in Parks and Recreation. Another cameo was Jenna Fischer, who played a senior who refused to attend a freshman party. Other famous cameos have been Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, and Felicia Day. If you missed any of those, rewatch the episodes!
5. Unofficial Freaks & Geeks Reunion
Okay, so they all played different characters, but still! So many Freaks & Geeks members reappeared in Undeclared. This includes Seth Rogen and Jason Segel who were official cast members (Ken Miller & Nick Andopolis). There were cameos from Martin Starr (Bill Haverchuck and my personal fave) who played "Theo", Steven's best friend. Let's not forget Kim Kelly, who comes back as Kelly, Ron's love interest. Finally, there's Neal Schweiber, his brother, and Cindy Sanders who appear. Even though they weren't the characters they were in Freaks & Geeks, it was kind of like an official reunion!
6. It's Hilarious
This show truly is hilarious. Freshman year in college is pretty crazy, with so many ups and downs. This show really depicts that. The homework, hookups, and friendships; it's all pretty accurate. Was your freshman year anything like this?
7. Jason Segel Pillowcase
That's right, a Jason Segel Pillowcase. It's a picture of Jason's head in the clouds with a little thought bubble that reads, "Dreaming of You". I wonder how many people bought this pillowcase after the show ended. Yes, these pillowcases are real. Go buy one!
There you have it! Undeclared really is an awesome show. What do you love most about it?