Things You Didn’t Know About Freaks and Geeks


Freaks and Geeks, though short-lived, had a big impact on its audience. Its awkward lead siblings Sam and Lindsay Weir were relatable to many teenagers, and the show garnered a huge cult following that continues to watch the show until today, even though it was cancelled in 2000. Here are secrets you probably didn’t know about this teen drama-comedy show.

Based On Their Lives

Nearly everything that happened on the show was based on real-life experiences of Feig and the other writers. Feig handed out questionnaires about their experiences in high school and incorporated stories into the show.

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