10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You is a situational comedy that has been on air since July 2009 on ABC Family channel. The show is based on a film of the same name that was released in 1999 and featured actors like Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Julia Stiles. The film was inspired from the Shakespearean play The Taming of the Shrew. The show had been developed on the idea of Carter Covington and has been directed by Gil Junger. The show opened with the theme of I Want You To Want Me.

10 Things I Hate About You: Plot

The plot of 10 Things I Hate About You has two sisters as its protagonists, Kat and Bianca. Both the sisters have diametrically opposite aims in life. While one of them is ambitious enough, the other one just prefers to go with the flow and just find a place in the scheme of things. Kat is the ambitious sister who is eager to move ahead in life, is intelligent and straightforward, and wants to finish her schooling as soon as possible. The other sister, Bianca is fond of socializing and all she wants in life is to be popular. She is made the mascot by the cheerleader and then begins her journey of discovering that she has lot left to do.

10 Things I Hate About You: Characters

The main characters in this popular TV show were definitely the two sisters, Kat and Bianca. The two actors who were cast in those roles were Lindsey Shaw and Meaghan Jette Martin. While the former played the role of Kat, the latter was cast in the role of Bianca. The cast includes Ethan Peck, Dana Davis, Larry Miller and Nicholas Braun who play the characters of Patrick Verona, Chastity Church, Dr, Walter Stratford and Cameron James respectively. Actors like Ashley Jackson, Kyle Kaplan, Suzy Nakamura, Jolene Purdy and Chris Zylka have also been part of this situational comedy from time to time. They have been cast in the roles of Tabitha Cook, Michael Bernstein, Principal Holland, Mandella and Joey Donner respectively.

10 Things I Hate About You Reviews

This comedy has been popular amongst the audience and this is reflected in its score of 67 given by Metacritic. Its popularity can be attributed to the witty dialogues and the presentation of the characters. Another critic is of the opinion that 10 Things I Hate About You is the best show produced till date by the channel ABC Family. Hollywood Reporter critic Randee Down has given the series a positive review by saying that the show has a “genuine appeal”.

However, not all the reviews of 10 Things I Hate About You have been favorable. The New York Times did not have a favorable opinion on the show when it declared the show as “not very inventive”. The New York Post gave the show a mixed review. However, these reviews have not been able to affect the popularity of the show amongst the viewers.