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Will HELLCATS Spell S-U-C-C-E-S-S for The CW?

September 8, 2010 by  
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Beautiful yet bitchy. Dating the captain of the football team. Just a little too much pep in their step – that’s usually how cheerleaders are portrayed in TV and movies. Will the new CW series HELLCATS move us beyond the one dimensional stereotype of these leaders of cheer?

After seeing the first episode, the jury is still out.

I’m going to give the producers the benefit of the doubt on this one. I think they are trying to break the cheerleader mold and show the audience that not everyone fits into these carefully constructed boxes, but I can’t say they were successful with doing so in the pilot.

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