The Eating Disorder Episode of Lizzie McGuire Wasn't the Best

  • Ajoutée 19 mars 2019
  • In this video I discuss an episode of Lizzie McGuire where Miranda an issue with food, and decide whether or not it's a good portrayal.
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  • PushingUpRoses
    PushingUpRoses  Il y a mois +1232

    So this video got auto flagged as unsuitable; I'm currently trying to get it resolved. Thank you for watching and supporting.

    • jspeedy
      jspeedy Il y a jour


    • planescaped
      planescaped Il y a 22 jours

      +Ash Kitt Suicide attempt and drug addiction.

    • merlyn florez
      merlyn florez Il y a 23 jours

      Why???? This is an important topic people need to understand

    • MasterZebulin
      MasterZebulin Il y a 24 jours

      +Pennywistful When will we plot a massive protest and force FRclip to stop this bullhonky once and for all?

    • LangBellsChannel
      LangBellsChannel Il y a 29 jours

      You look like the cartoon Daria. I mean it in nice way.

  • Nichelle Larsen
    Nichelle Larsen Il y a 21 heure

    I found this episode really personal as well. I struggle to understand why people say that I am beautiful. Thank you for posting.

  • Southern Oregon Cat Mom
    Southern Oregon Cat Mom Il y a 22 heures

    Well done and thank you for sharing your struggles.

  • Patrick Lauer
    Patrick Lauer Il y a jour

    I didn’t like this show ether the only reason why I watched it was because there was nothing on lol

  • The Raw Truth
    The Raw Truth Il y a jour

    can you react to the Degrassi episode about ED? it goes a bit more in depth than this show and is definitely more realistic although they missed the mark on a lot as well. would love to see what you have to say about it!

  • The Raw Truth
    The Raw Truth Il y a jour

    wishing you the best with your body dysmorphia hope you come to find your beauty shine from the inside out.

  • trash kifla
    trash kifla Il y a 2 jours

    What's the music in the background?

  • GSM22
    GSM22 Il y a 3 jours

    See how that black kid looked confused when Matt's mom said it was okay that's because if it was his family hed get smacked into last week

  • Yukizboy
    Yukizboy Il y a 7 jours

    I remember when Boy Meets World had an eating disorder episode, but then damn... that show had a lot of eps that dealt with heavy stuff. My fav show back then was The Secret World of Alex Mack.

  • Xela
    Xela Il y a 7 jours

    Another Disney show, The Famous Jett Jackson had a episode about bulimia that I think handled it much better than Lizzie McGuire did with Miranda's eating disorder, and yet came out around the same time. I'd look into that one if you wanna do a comparative video.
    This was wonderful to watch, thank you for posting it, as seeing part of the BDD website at the end showed me that I have a behavior that might fall under BDD, so I'm interested into looking more into it.

  • Shawny Boo
    Shawny Boo Il y a 8 jours

    I struggled with an eating disorder from the ages 13-19. I understand that things are not portrayed perfectly on this show, but it’s a show for young kids on a family friendly network, it can’t be too dark of an episode.
    The fact that they even made an episode about eating disorders is great, because it’s something that is real. Disney used to use some great, important topics in their older shows. That’s So Raven did episodes about body image and racism. You would never find that stuff on Disney Channel today. So i applaud them for this episode, personally

  • Krystal Hooper
    Krystal Hooper Il y a 10 jours

    Your elementary school handwriting was amazing

  • Eric Ryder
    Eric Ryder Il y a 12 jours +1

    There was an episode of Full House where DJ suffers from an eating disorder explained a bit better.

  • trafficandtransit
    trafficandtransit Il y a 12 jours


  • Sarah Sherman
    Sarah Sherman Il y a 12 jours

    While there are definitely problems with this episode, we should do our best to remember that it aired about 15 years ago.

  • Troy Reyes
    Troy Reyes Il y a 13 jours

    Lizzie's mom's glasses are really stupid.

  • lil vampy
    lil vampy Il y a 13 jours

    anyone watched dance academy? kat also had an eating disorder and they focused on it for several episodes

  • Hannah Lee
    Hannah Lee Il y a 13 jours

    I remember watching lizzie mcguire as a kid but i dont remember many episodes because i was so young. When i was 13 i developed anorexia. Well I had no memory of this episode or even heard anything of it. Now i remember one night when I was 13 i was sleeping by my best friend's house who ive known for years. But we were watching disney because at the time they were playing their older shows late at night. So she fell asleep and I couldnt sleep and this episode came on and honestly i felt attacked and shocked disney made it, but I thought it was good. It made me feel less alone I guess. Personally I like this episode. I think it is good for preteens and younger. I was like 4 or 6 when the show was on, but for someone a bit older but who is still a child i personally think it's a good way to introduce kids to the topic without mortifying them. If it were lizzy who had the ED and you saw her perspective it would be awful to introduce into a young kids head all the suffering that will happen. You wont hear these thoughts they have and want to repeat them. I like how it wasnt glorified. It showed the kids "hey if you know someone like this talk to an adult and try to help them" because it shows kids catch it early. I often wonder if I had friends who did something about it what would have happened. My friends knew what I was doing. I was extremely overweight so it was all compliments but then it divulged into "you dont eat why are you losing weight so fast please eat". like maybe if someone spoke out within the first month when i slipped into it and went from bringing a normal lunch to eating two blueberries. How i stopped talking with everyone. How rumors went around middle school. Like maybe if someone spoke up and saw early enough maybe I would've been able to make a full recovery. Im 17 now, 18 in a few months. Ive been in and out of recovery. Gained a healthy amount of weight but still i relapse every 2 months or less for big chunks of time until i get more meds. Idk if it did much but honestly i think it could've impacted someones life for the better

  • Chris Crissey
    Chris Crissey Il y a 13 jours

    You are beautiful and it's very cool you bring awareness to this and share your personal experience. It's great you can be brave enough to not only explore, but also share and even film it. :)
    Maybe they missed an opportunity for the younger brother to paint a picture of Miranda and then she can more easily see her beauty and worth.... Kind of see herself in a different light, that would tie into the whole inner beauty title ?

  • Pp Poopooman
    Pp Poopooman Il y a 13 jours

    MAnnN thAs A CuUul SKuLl

  • Rachel Naylor
    Rachel Naylor Il y a 14 jours

    Watching again to help out.

  • Tamsin
    Tamsin Il y a 14 jours +1

    Me and my sister used to hate Matt so much. Literally the most annoying and weird part of Lizzie Macguire lol

  • Jacob M
    Jacob M Il y a 14 jours

    Another great video! Always happy to watch more PushingUpRoses

  • DrawciaGleam02
    DrawciaGleam02 Il y a 14 jours

    I don't know about the painted car; that's very ambitious for a kid that young! I would taken pictures of the painted car in hopes that my kid could use it in his art portfolio. But that's just me.

  • Elizabeth Mcfly
    Elizabeth Mcfly Il y a 15 jours

    Every sitcom episode has a subplot, but good points!

  • Naomi Rektor
    Naomi Rektor Il y a 15 jours

    In defence of the show it is geared towards children and still needs to be child appropriate

  • MissLEAHneous —
    MissLEAHneous — Il y a 15 jours +1

    Kinda related but In spanish (at least in Colombia) we call men "gordo" as an endearing nickname. I call my dad Gordo sometimes and he likes it.

  • J.R. Cillian Green
    J.R. Cillian Green Il y a 16 jours

    I would be interested to see your opinions on the Degrassi plot arcs that deal with the same thing.

  • TinyPandaRed
    TinyPandaRed Il y a 16 jours

    Lol, I was obsessed with Lizzie Mcguire as a kid. It was the one girly thing I was actually into.

  • 91Rapunzel
    91Rapunzel Il y a 16 jours +1

    Good analysis. I remember when I first saw this episode. I thought t as probably a good start to get kids thinking about some of these issues, but at the end when Lizzie and Gordo simply explain why Miranda shouldn’t do that, she’s like “Oh you’re right” and everything is fixed, and I remember thinking, I’m pretty sure it would take a longer time than that and not be quite so simple. But I realize it’s a lighter show with limited time.

  • A Girl Online
    A Girl Online Il y a 16 jours +2

    Omg I used to love the outfits in Lizzie McGuire

  • Ava Lin
    Ava Lin Il y a 16 jours

    There is an eating disorder episode in Braceface that came arround the same time as LM and was also for preteens

  • Gizmo !
    Gizmo ! Il y a 16 jours

    my partner always talks about your channel so i put this on right away when i saw it in my recommended and now i see why!
    also as someone who was a big fan of the series (and that one movie where they went to Italy on a class trip) this just........does not hold up now that i'm an adult.

  • PenguinDan
    PenguinDan Il y a 16 jours +2

    I really appreciate how constructive and analytical this video was. I'm glad that you are able to use your own experiences to give your arguments weight but also to reach out and give valuable insight to a very delicate topic. It's rare to see a video like this that isn't angry, but actually quite positive even while providing criticism. This could have been a total rant at the show for how inaccurate it is but instead you used this as a teaching opportunity. I don't personally suffer with an eating disorder but I feel like I've learned something from watching your video. When it comes to mental illness, I think it's important to be frank but also approach it in a calm manner. I think being angry can just further isolate rather than connect people to the problem.
    I think what I'm trying to say is this is an excellent video on a difficult topic. Thank you for sharing!

  • Ben Long
    Ben Long Il y a 16 jours

    Thank you for this video and I just want to take a moment to appreciate your bravery for talking on such a topic you’ve dealt with personally and for showing yourself on camera for it

  • Thimble Fox
    Thimble Fox Il y a 16 jours

    I was 8 or 9 when lizzie first hit the scene and let me tell you how gay I was for hillary duff, yup I sure was gay for her and felt betrayed when she didn't get with her girl best friend

  • Truth-Rationale Scientist
    Truth-Rationale Scientist Il y a 16 jours

    8:19 Too bad my patents were never mature when it came to my weight :'-( Those jerks!

  • skeg
    skeg Il y a 17 jours +144

    I think you're being way too critical of a show for pre teens in the 2000's. If they went into it fully for 20 minutes I think it would be too unsettling for the young audience. The comic relief was necessary, if albeit, not all that funny

    • AceAttorny
      AceAttorny Il y a 4 jours +2

      Honestly? With serious topics, do it right, or don't do it at all.

    • sourgreendolly
      sourgreendolly Il y a 6 jours +2

      They shouldn’t have gone into if 20 minutes wasn’t enough. teens are definitely more than capable of handling this topic. It’s harder to understand if it isn’t done well.


      Kids as young as 10 develop anorexia, bulimia and body dysmophia. I don't think it would be such a bad idea to at least have the whole show based on the serious issue instead of sliding in comic relief randomly. The fact that she gets over such a harsh view of herself in a day is bad enough.

    • Doth The Sloth
      Doth The Sloth Il y a 15 jours +15

      totally agree, I watched lizzie mcguire back to back when I was young, and honestly I just remember that I didn't really understand this episode at all. At the end of it I was just like, WHAT THE HECK, why would anyone do that? Then after thinking about it a bit, I think I realised in some way what was going on and felt upset? I think if they went more in depth into it, it would've freaked out a lot of younger people (me included). (and parents) there's a point where you can go to in depth into a topic and glorify it rather than just raise awareness

  • Demetria Torowus
    Demetria Torowus Il y a 17 jours

    I understand your particular concerns with the episodes, maybe a 20 minute episode with comedic relief isn’t the best format to tackle the subject for middle schoolers but for me it worked. I was in early elementary school when this episode came out and it was my first time hearing about body dysmorphia and crash diets. It was dealt with in a way that was easy for me to understand and I really cared about the characters so I could sympathize with Lizzie’s concern for her friend and Miranda’s need for control. I haven’t suffered from any eating disorders but I definitely have body dysmorphic disorder that’s always there but it crops up worse every once in a while. This episode made such an impact on me that I think about it every so often when I’m dealing with my own body dysmorphia.

  • Ellie C
    Ellie C Il y a 17 jours +7

    You should do one about Degrassi where Manny develops bulimia. I believe they made it a two part episode. She was over exercising and purging...would love to hear your take on it.

    • Ellie C
      Ellie C Il y a 16 jours +1

      Missrandomchick94 ohhh yeah that’s right. Emma was kind of influencing her into her disordered ways but manny got out of it. I need to rewatch the episode it’s been so long

    • Missrandomchick94
      Missrandomchick94 Il y a 16 jours +2

      It was Emma who went through that Manny did it to a point, but Emma was the one who had the disorder really.

  • Stripotato S
    Stripotato S Il y a 17 jours

    I get shamed a lot by my parents about my weight and how skinny I am despite eating normally, I told them how toxic it was and they just shut me up.

  • Eureka
    Eureka Il y a 17 jours +3

    Lmfao, Mirandas friends are better than mine when I was 13.
    They'd get pissed at me for skipping lunch.
    Once my stomach was growling loudly in class (I had no control over it). My friend said, "I told you to eat e.e".

  • Riley Cooper
    Riley Cooper Il y a 17 jours

    I don't blame them for not actually showing Miranda starving herself or having it not going on for a long time. I imagine it's to do with the age rating for the show. It's also known that exposure to the concept of various eating disorders can actually influence little kids to try it themselves. All they could really tell children from this episode was "don't starve yourself" rather than actually explore the topic in depth.

  • Zac Lambert
    Zac Lambert Il y a 17 jours

    Thank you for sharing your personal experiences :)

  • MrsLovett105
    MrsLovett105 Il y a 19 jours

    I’m an occasional watcher of your content and I really love your vids! I thought this was a really mature way to dissect how a kids’ comedy show attempts to tackle a big problem. Sorry to hear that you spoke from experience and I’m glad that you’ve been able to deal with it. I wish you well in your continued handling of BDD and I appreciate that you’re donating to that charity.

  • issybella66
    issybella66 Il y a 19 jours +1

    Good review I do agree with some points it is quite annoying to have sub plot with Lizzies brother when having an episode on a serious topic and not having enough time to explore the topic more but this episode isn't bad I think it is the right show to tickle such a serious topic because so many young girls struggle with body image and eating disorders and the show doesn't do bad job of talking about it because so many shows at the time didn't mention topics like this and I think that they didn't go further with this episode it is more on body image than eating disorders but they didn't show you what would of happened if she developed an eating disorder which one of the reasons it falls flat

  • Vlogs by Kristina
    Vlogs by Kristina Il y a 20 jours

    I remember watching your Night in the Woods video and absolutely loving your interpretation of the game. This video popped up in my recommended, and I have to say I love your review of this episode, it's spot on. New sub!

  • Alejandro Coronado
    Alejandro Coronado Il y a 20 jours +1

    In another episode Gordo also develops an unhealthy obsession with a board game (copying DnD) to the point that he starts to do things that correlate to things someone addicted to drugs would do.

  • Momo Hart
    Momo Hart Il y a 21 jour

    Wasn't there a that's so raven episode where they address eating disorders as well or was that a fever dream?

  • Zeruda Densetsu
    Zeruda Densetsu Il y a 21 jour

    Lol, I cycled for three hours on an empty stomach and didn’t faint xD she skips lunch and then faints... so realistic, not

    • Zeruda Densetsu
      Zeruda Densetsu Il y a 19 jours

      leavemebeehoneybe yeah, you’re right :)

    • leavemebeehoneybe
      leavemebeehoneybe Il y a 19 jours

      i mean, it is just a singular episode. they can’t just make the entire show based off of mirandas mental illness, so for just a singular episode, it’s quite accurate.

  • Kuznetsov
    Kuznetsov Il y a 21 jour

    These shows want to make kids aware of things like this but they can’t do it in a way that’s too mature or serious as parents will complain and say it’s too mature for a kids show.

  • thedeadlypacifist
    thedeadlypacifist Il y a 21 jour

    I honestly think I’m developing an eating disorder, but I’m not sure. I’m eating fast food in the middle of the night and feel bad afterwards.

  • TheLeah2344
    TheLeah2344 Il y a 21 jour

    I loved Lizzie McGuire as a kid.

  • Em Zora
    Em Zora Il y a 22 jours

    This was a great video, thanks for sharing. BDD and Eating disorders are so misunderstood.

  • TheMags4life
    TheMags4life Il y a 22 jours

    I just watched a video essay about the full house episode dealing with eating disorders, and I can’t help but notice the similarities. The plot of this one is virtually the same, just with lower stakes and more comic relief. The one thing this episode does better is dealing with exactly why Miranda is developing this mind set and how her life outside of that factors in, which the full house episode didn’t. However, this show seemed to brush it off more quickly than full house did, solving everything with the power of friendship which I think does it a major disservice.

  • John Cook
    John Cook Il y a 23 jours +1

    thers an episode of american dad that tackles these issues called stanarexia

  • Sara Tropic
    Sara Tropic Il y a 23 jours +1

    I mean it’s a kid show... what do you expect from a Disney sitcom for children...

  • merlyn florez
    merlyn florez Il y a 23 jours

    I know I'm late on this topic, but what's your opinion on American Dad's take on dismorphia?

  • Great Man, Who Is a Man of Deeds

    This show was aight. I was more into Phil of the Future

  • Artemis
    Artemis Il y a 23 jours

    I do not remember to cartoon bit...

  • Ginger Katherina
    Ginger Katherina Il y a 23 jours

    The cartoon "brace face" has a eating disorder episode too. Maybe react to that as well?

  • Mr Knarf
    Mr Knarf Il y a 23 jours

    5:00 that's a back handspring, not a backflip :p

  • Nearthe2nd
    Nearthe2nd Il y a 23 jours

    I'm proud of you for sharing about your experience. To anyone who sees this comment who deals with body dysmorphia and or an eating disorder, you have my emotional support and I think you are exquisite inside and out. As a trans nonbinary person I know how harmful body image issues can be.

  • chryz wonderland
    chryz wonderland Il y a 23 jours

    I was obsessed with this show. This episode has always stuck out to me,i remember hating it so much because i loved Miranda (she was one of my Gods growing up lol). I hated how she acted in this episode because it seemed unrealistic to me,as a kid I pretty much just thought she was being stupid,which her character usually isn't & I didn't understand it. Compared to Degrassi's episode about eating disorders that left me shooketh for weeks because of my own body issues.That let's me know they DEFINITELY didn't do a good job at hitting a home-run with their message due to Disney's "cleanliness" with their approach.This was a joy to watch👌.

  • Jennifer Jones
    Jennifer Jones Il y a 23 jours

    You are beautiful, inside and out. Thank you for sharing.

  • bumble
    bumble Il y a 23 jours

    this is great.
    i developed a severe restrictive eating disorder when i was fifteen and have continuously relapsed into it throughout my life; even in my recoveries i have extreme issues with order to the extent that i wonder if it's a compulsion. grades can corrolate to eating issues--mine do--but you're right when you say they just sort of scraped the top of the pond and tried to broach a topic they didn't have the time or resources to cover effectively.

  • MsGreen147
    MsGreen147 Il y a 23 jours

    i love you roses!!!!

  • Thomas Sturges-Allard
    Thomas Sturges-Allard Il y a 24 jours

    I'd be interested in your perspective on the Scrubs Episode "My Catalyst" featuring Michael J. Fox as "Dr. Kevin Casey, a great doctor with OCD" as the wiki puts it.

  • Jules Ballard
    Jules Ballard Il y a 24 jours

    You look incredible, homegirl ❤ My sister was anorexic in her late teens and I remember when I first realized how bad it was; my girlfriend and I went swimming with my sister and her boyfriend at the time (who was/is my best friend) and I remember the sight of my sister's legs frightened me. She was a literal skeleton and for some reason I didn't notice it as bad until that day we all went swimming. Within that same month me and another friend of mine had to literally break down in tears and beg her to allow my family to get her help and sure enough when we got her to a specialist, we were told she was at death's door and she was immediately put in Texas Children's Hospital where she spent almost half a year. It was one of the most traumatizing things I had ever witnessed and to this day (15 years later) she still has minor eating issues, but naturally she's learned to take care of herself with age and doesn't allow her OCD to control her eating habits. I'm fairly new to your channel (perhaps a year), so I don't know much about you, but I'm glad to see you're obviously doing well and you're very strong for having gone through that and come out the other side alive 💪 Much much love ✌❤

  • allie winchester
    allie winchester Il y a 24 jours

    bdd is a serious illness. sorry that you deal with it too :( it's awful

  • Fairy Girl
    Fairy Girl Il y a 24 jours

    I loved Lizzie Mcquire growing up as a preteen but Disney might not have handled the sensitive subject matter of an eating disorder as well as they should . Also sorry to hear what you went through

  • Pirate Style Jutsu
    Pirate Style Jutsu Il y a 24 jours

    Thank you for sharing your personal experience in this analysis. I appreciate your bravery.

  • Calcifer Boheme
    Calcifer Boheme Il y a 24 jours

    Thank you for this excellent video. I agree with where you were coming from on the critique, and agree it probably would have been better without Matt's story. They may even have been able to have it take place over more time that way, or possibly finding out it hadn't just started would have been good. Who knows though? Very special episodes always had a weirdness to them, and without the show going almost completely serious, that's just doubled here.
    as an aside, I actually did watch a fair amount of the show when I was in my early 20s. This and Even Stevens came on between when I got home from work and my roommate did, so I'd usually put them on while waiting so we could go get dinner. They were fun and ridiculous, but I probably wouldn't have watched them if not for that timing.

  • Nikki Kuntergraudunkelbunt
    Nikki Kuntergraudunkelbunt Il y a 25 jours +1

    Really? Why not pull out a movie from the 70s when we are going to mock shit old stuff now? The subject wasn't that serious past then as it is now. Time changes you know. So freaking pointless. I don't pull out books or movies about the dark age and then complain why people are too stupid to not know how to store food correctly.

  • Sarah Lucescu
    Sarah Lucescu Il y a 25 jours

    You’re a pretty lass :)

  • Katie Shayler-Bethell
    Katie Shayler-Bethell Il y a 25 jours +2

    I remember that Lizzie's parents were always easy-going and accessible for Matt and Lizzie to talk to about their friends, school etc.. to encourage kids to have an open dialogue with their parents.
    I also feel like there were a lot of one off eating disorder episodes of kids/family shows at that because it was too difficult to make an accessible series about it (especially for Disney Channel), and at the time the world at large was like "it's 2000 our kids are doing drugs, and have eating disorders it scares us to talk to them about it so let's get Zack and Cody to do it for us" kinda' like how in 2008 everyone was like this tv teenager got pregnant and so will your kids if they don't watch glee or degrassi.

  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan Il y a 25 jours

    The fact that an episode that's this old actually got ANYTHING right about mental illness is incredible on it's own

  • Brooke
    Brooke Il y a 25 jours +2

    I'd rather tv shows tackle important issues in a less than perfect way, than for the issues to not be touched on at all.

  • AJ Smith
    AJ Smith Il y a 25 jours

    Thanks for letting us see you! I get that's really hard for you, but you looked awesome as ever! very good episode, you deal with complicated issues with a great deal of compassion. Thanks again Roses.

  • DchanZockt
    DchanZockt Il y a 26 jours

    It always seems somehow difficult when TV series that are just 30 minutes long try to deal with difficult topics.
    And in the end, the status quo returns, and the topic practically didn't take place after that.
    (For example: Do you remember the episode of Saving by the Bell, where the chick - you know. The one who got naked in Showgirls - got addicted to caffeine tablets?
    Or the episode where the other one suddenly starts smoking cigarettes?)

  • Amelia Lilith
    Amelia Lilith Il y a 26 jours +1

    I remember this episode FEELING less rushed when I was a kid, but that's inaccurate childhood memories for you I guess
    If they had held themselves back on the comic relief subplots and cutaways for even half the episode, I think it could have potentially gotten the message across better with a more consistent tone.
    Also screw youtube and their algorithms

  • Erin Schloeffel
    Erin Schloeffel Il y a 26 jours

    I love Lizzie McGuire, but this episode is almost a joke to someone who has battled eating disorders for years. I laughed at the part where Miranda faints after only skipping one meal... , and at the fact it's all magically cured after only a day or two. Amazing.

  • PottsProngs
    PottsProngs Il y a 27 jours

    You are soo cute! Good job on showing yourself on camera it takes a lot of strength

  • Mason Dee
    Mason Dee Il y a 27 jours

    I’m gonna have to give you a B:

    Beautiful and Brave. :)

  • Saka Mulia
    Saka Mulia Il y a 27 jours +1

    @13:06 "... you're capable of doing this and I'm capable of doing this ..."
    Brought a lump to my throat and a tear to my eye! A fantastic message. Sending you all the strength you need.

  • Vontos' Magic Murder Bag
    Vontos' Magic Murder Bag Il y a 27 jours

    Has any tv show actually covered eating disorders well? It always seems to be a one-off "very special" episode and not an ongoing struggle for the character.

    • Fragments of Creation
      Fragments of Creation Il y a 27 jours

      That's mostly because an eating disorder isn't exactly a very compelling or dramatic long-term arc. Simply put, it doesn't make good TV and can be replaced with other, more dramatic or sensational arcs like drug abuse or addiction. It's like how PTSD and depression are really popular in shows: these mental illnesses, while complex, are more relatable and easy to digest in a TV show, along with being interesting and appealing to most people. A show will usually be entertaining before it addresses any mental illness topic.

  • AS:RG
    AS:RG Il y a 27 jours

    You are so dang beautiful. I look forward to seeing you on camera every time you make video

  • alize0623
    alize0623 Il y a 27 jours

    I remember watching this episode while making friendship bracelets. Life With Derek (I think that’s what it was called) came on after. I just remember this so clearly because I asked my older, teen cousin if she had an eating disorder because of it. Turned out she was just vegetarian, whoops.

  • victoria -
    victoria - Il y a 28 jours

    i had a brain scan that came up with ocd-type results and i think i might have body dysmorphia now. i worry about my appearance a lot and often find different parts of my face looking different depending on when i look at them (even if it’s like 2 seconds apart) and i’m terrified of seeing myself in my phone camera. i never knew that it was linked to ocd. i’ll talk to my therapist about this. this was a helpful video, thanks (:

  • LittleMissBonnie
    LittleMissBonnie Il y a 28 jours

    I have to say...they have more outfits in those few days then I in 3 weeks.
    A really nice episode :3 thx

  • Wandering Oryx
    Wandering Oryx Il y a 28 jours

    5:00 upskirt

  • Jenathen T
    Jenathen T Il y a 28 jours

    For some reason in the early 2000’s tv shows ( for children and adults alike ) never took anything seriously lol.

  • Angel Esquejo
    Angel Esquejo Il y a 28 jours +3

    If u want, I suggest watching the entire series! Though it may seem childish, it's episodes are actually deep, especially regarding episodes about the relationship of Lizzie with her mom.
    I rewatched it recently and was amazed at how many episodes I was able to relate to, even if I am turning 19 soon.

  • zerocool1ist
    zerocool1ist Il y a 28 jours

  • piper juliet
    piper juliet Il y a 29 jours

    out of all the Disney channel shows that did eating disorder episodes, I think Thats So Raven handled the topic the best.

  • andrew lawrence
    andrew lawrence Il y a 29 jours

    ever played
    Rex Nebular, and the cosmic gender bender? you seem to enjoy point an click adventure games this one is full of 90's shlock and bad puns.
    out of the mind of Matt Gruson the same guy that did "return of the phantom"

  • Taylor Nichole
    Taylor Nichole Il y a 29 jours

    13:19 I’m not tearing up
    I just have something in my eye ok?
    Thanks for sharing with us and i hope one day I’m that brave. I’m still terrified to be on camera. I literally have videos written out but i never film i just can’t handle it. Pictures feel more controlled i have my angles and lighting. But video just feels like I’m on display and i can’t handle it. My issues got worse after having my baby. I adore her but i barley feel like myself in my body even after a year and a half.

  • nirvanabrook
    nirvanabrook Il y a 29 jours

    very special episodes usually sucked because usually they were about EDs or drug/alcohol problems which cant be resolved in a day or two

  • Fantasticrestofthe day
    Fantasticrestofthe day Il y a 29 jours

    I watched this show with my daughter, I watched every show my daughter watched until she was about 15. Looking back now I felt like it could have easily been a minor sub plot in the season starting episode 1 but ending with the season finale being all about Miranda. They are shopping in an episode and she is staring at herself in the mirror. Subtle. Next episode she is fussing with her clothes pulling them down a lot. Next episode mentioning the grades and parents. Next episode she doesn't eat the nasty lunches and says she will eat her mom's excellent Mexican food when she gets home, but then they show her fussing with food, then the music video with her fainting. Build up to it like it is in reality where it is not one day but many days.

  • AzureAnie
    AzureAnie Il y a 29 jours

    This is an interesting video. One would say it's overanalyzing a Disney show that has to fit a time frame, but it's good to think critically of content we consume, old and new, and understand how it can affect us.
    Andi Mack is the modern equivalent to Lizzie Migure imo. The show allows a plot to carry over several episodes so I'd like to see them tackle a topic like this (if they haven't already)