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10 Things I Hate About You: You Can't Always Get Want You Want

Being a needy high school student who wants to be popular prompts Bianca and her friend, Dawn, to set-up a web show pay site (with Cameron's help). The cam show isn't a hit though until the girls take the action to a more risque level. Which is where things get a little "Katy Perry".

Meanwhile, Kat goes to war with the school over the grading policies of Ms. Summers. But she's the one who ends up learning a painful lesson about friendship and being so driven that you forget everything else.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x6
Production Number: 106
Airdate: Tuesday August 11th, 2009
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: Gil Junger
Writer: Jon Ross

Alternate Airdates:

USA Aug 11, 2009
UK (Channel 5 +24) Oct 28, 2009

  • Currently 7.3/10
7.3/10 (12 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Ally Maki
As Dawn
Recurring
Barret Swatek
As Ms. Sommers
Recurring
Jolene Purdy
As Mandella
Recurring
Justin Lee
As Charlie Whoo
Recurring
Kyle Kaplan
As Michael Bernstein
Recurring
Leslie Grossman
As Ms. Darlene Tharpe
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Dot Jones
As Cashier
Recurring
Main Cast
Lindsey Rachel Shaw
As Kat Stratford
Meaghan Jette Martin
As Bianca Stratford
Ethan Peck
As Patrick Verona
Nicholas Braun
As Cameron James
Dana Davis
As Chastity Church
Larry Miller
As Dr. Walter Stratford
Episode Notes
Robin Schiff becomes Executive Producer beginning with this episode.

Bianca and Dawn's "web show" address was BiancaandDawn.org



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
IntercoolerAll Coming Back To Meas Bianca and Cameron talk after the bully


Episode Quotes
Charlie: So we had to write about the day that changed our life. I wrote about the day I met you in the girls bathroom. Still think about it.
Kat: I wrote about today, the day I kicked you hard in the gonads.

Kat: Ms. Summers I think there's a problem.
Ms. Summers: What is it Kat?
Kat: Everyone got an A.
Ms. Summers: That's what I thought everyone deserved. Besides how can I grade your memories?
Kat: Well some memories are more well written than others.

(Cameron takes some advice from Patrick about protecting Bianca)
Cameron: I can be her anti-virus software.

Dawn: Who do you think is hotter, Jake Gyllenhaal or Ryan Reynolds?
Bianca: Jakey, Ryan is too chiseled, you could cut yourself on his abs.

Ms. Sommers: Kat astronauts on the international space station can tell that you're a feminist.

Kat: Mandella, people at this school have no integrity. Will you sign this? It'll be nice to have a real person other than Miss Ballsack and I.P. Freely.
Mandella: I can't sign it, I don't support your cause.
Kat: Why not?
Mandella: I heard what you said to Ms. Summers.
Kat: Yeah, because I thought my grade was unfair.
Mandella: And you pooped on my paper to prove your point?
Kat: Mandella, no offense, but you wrote about going to the county fair.
Mandella: Hey, it hurts when someone tells you you're too fat to write the ferris wheel.
Kat: Someone told you that?
Mandella: OHMIGOD, you didn't even read it.
Kat: Mandella, I'm so sorry.
Mandella: Yeah, well everything is not always about you Kat.

Kat: Dad, I'm gonna ask you something and I want you to tell me the truth. Am I self-centered?
Walter: Yes!
Kat: Seriously?
Walter: Yes you're seriously self-centered.
Kat: How is that even possible? I volunteer at soup kitchens, my car is a biodiesel, I wanna change the world.
Walter: Yeah but sometimes you're so focused on the plight of the polar bear that you forget everything else. Eating, sleeping, other peoples feelings.
Kat: I can't believe this I'm self-centered...
Walter: You're also a teenager, it's a common symptom.
Kat: I don't wanna be common.
Walter: Which is...what's the word? Self-centered. You have to be different from everyone else, you have too...
Kat: OK, these talks are supposed to help me. Do your job!

(watching Bianca and Dawn kiss on their web show)
Charlie: This makes up for my parents blocking the L Word.



Episode Goofs
Biance and Dawn's web show cost 5 dollars to watch according to them in the first scene when Cameron became their first subscriber. It soon zoomed to 23 viewers at it's highest point, which amounts to 115 dollars. But Bianca later claims that they only made 110 dollars the first night.

The girls "viewer counter" spiked when Michael called some of his friends and got them to tune in as Dawn was scratching Bianca's back. But as soon as Dawn stopped, the "viewer counter" plummeted and then shot back as soon as the "good stuff" started again. So if these people left because the back scratching stopped, how did they know what was happening after they left? Because many of them apparently returned immediately when the back scratching returned.



Cultural References
Kat: She's so far from being a feminist it's like she just won the bachelor.

The Bachelor is a reality dating show on ABC that's ran for many years. Including a spin-off, The Bachlorette.

Bianca: Being a teenager is expensive. Why can't Brad and Angie adopt us?

Referring to the world's most famous adoptive parants, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie who've adopted 4 kids from various countries around the world. Both are obviously well known actors and the star of numerous big screen films.

Dawn: Did you watch the Hills last night?

The Hills is a reality show on MTV. Beginning in 2006 it was a spin off of one of the network's most successful reality shows, Laguna Beach. Starring Lauren Conrad.

Bianca: Charlie you and your friends and your friends friends should tune into Bianca and Dawn dot org tonight for some serious Katy Perry action.

Katy Perry is a pop artist that scored a major summer hit with her addictive anthem, I Kissed A Girl in 2008.

Charlie: This makes up for my parents blocking the L Word.

The L Word was a drama on pay channel Showtime from 2004 to 2009. Mostly a gay and lesbian drama the show attracted much attention for it's soapy storylines and positive portrayal of gays and lesbians. Though it drove the Anita Bryant crowd nuts.

Dawn: Who do you think is hotter Jake Gyllenhaal or Ryan Reynolds?
Bianca: Jakey, Ryan is too chiseled, you could cut yourself on his abs.

Jake and Ryan are two of the most well known actors in Hollywood today. Jake Gyllenhaal is the star of numerous movies, including the groundbreaking Brokeback Mountain in 2005. Ryan Reynolds has also had numerous credits to his resume as an actor.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorCarter Covington
DeveloperCarter Covington
Executive ProducerCarter Covington  |  John Ziffren  |  Robin Schiff
Supervising ProducerErin Ehrlich
ProducerJon Ross  |  Shawn Wilt  |  Michael Platt  |  Barry Safchik
Associate ProducerNick Pavonetti
Production DesignerGreg J. Grande
EditorSkip Collector
CastingTess Sanchez  |  Collin Daniel  |  Brett Greenstein
Unit Production ManagerTimothy Silver
First Assistant DirectorValerie Finkel  |  Ken Wada
Second Assistant DirectorBradley Morris
MusicRichard Gibbs
Music EditorSherry Whitfield
Costume DesignerKaren Mann
Key GripRocky Ford
Camera OperatorDrew Giannetta  |  Grayson Austin
Set DecoratorBonnie Bennetts
Transportation CoordinatorRobert Santoro
Property MasterMelody Miller
Construction CoordinatorStar Fields
Production Sound MixerKen Segal
Script SupervisorDenise Karey
Production CoordinatorJohnna Bond
Assistant EditorJennifer Van Goethem
Supervising Sound EditorWalter Michael Bost
Re-Recording MixerStephen Fitzmaurice  |  Pete Elia
Director of PhotographyMark Doering Powell
Art DirectorDaniel E. Maltese
Post Production CoordinatorAaron Fink
ConsultantGil Junger
Main Title ThemeRichard Gibbs
Chief Lighting TechnicianErik Messerschmidt
Department Head HairKaren Bartek
Department Head Make-upPatricia Bunch
Production StaffJames Delaplane  |  Rodney Delaplane  |  Ronald W. Cox  |  George Torres  |  Bill Proctor  |  Alicea Laux  |  Gene Bowen  |  Daniel Allende
Based On Characters Created ByKaren Mccullah Lutz  |  Kirsten Smith
Costume CoordinatorKris Saints
Production ControllerSusan Slattery
 
Warning: 10 Things I Hate About You season 1 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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