Top 10 TV High School formals of all time
Year 12 formals are an exciting time of year for girls and guys. So, to get you in the mood for formals we thought it might be a good idea to give you a list of the top 10 TV formals.
For girls it is more exciting as there is the dress to pick out, wondering who might ask you, make up, hairdos, etc. For the guys, wondering who to ask and picking out the right suit and tie to match her dress. These are just some of the things that might be going through your head come formal time. It is a stressful yet fun time for some, and a breeze for others.
So, here is a list of the top 10 TV formals from the small screen that will either make you look forward to your formal or dread what might happen. These are not just ranked for the dresses and the romance, but also for the story behind the scenes.
True to form, this episode of Glee involves a lot of singing and dancing at the McKinley High School Prom. The theme – Dinosaurs. The songs sung are Selena Gomez and One Direction ballads. And what could be more complete than the Prom King and Queen crowned and then riding off into a dinosaur filled sunset.
One Tree Hill: “Prom Night at Hater High”
This involves a pre-prom party hosted by one of the shows main characters. This spells serious repercussions and disaster for everyone in Tree Hill…
Degrassi High: The Next Generation: “We Built This City”
This sees the perfect night planned by Liberty with performances by stars and dates all organised. But, as with all television dramas there is always something going wrong. Liberty has accepted and invite to prom from one person but finds herself attracted to another, which complicates matters.
Veronica Mars: “Look Who’s Stalking”
As the name of this episode suggests it is about a girl being stalked. She asks for Veronica to help. Amidst, all this the year 12 formal has been cancelled! However, an alternative prom has been arranged. This is a classic episode of mystery, mayhem, and proms…
Beverly Hills 90210: “A Night to Remember”
Another oldie, but full of all the drama that only TV proms can give. There are worries about being dateless for the prom and all the complications that come from one person asking that person and not that person. Definitely an episode to remember.
Dawson’s Creek: “The Anti-Prom”
This is a bit of an oldie but still ranked as one of the top 10 TV prom episodes. It sees Capeside High anticipating the prom to come. However, one character, Jack, wants to bring his new love-interest but he was not able to purchase tickets. So, all the kids of Capeside High decide to throw an alternate prom at Dawson’s mum’s restaurant.
Saved by The Bell: “The Prom”
This is also an oldie but also one of the top 10. It sees Bayside High unable to sell tickets for the formal, instead the gym is used with a Western-theme from the school’s recent rendition of Oklahoma. It features a lot of denim and bush dancing to boot!
Buffy The Vampire Slayer: “The Prom”
An unusual take on formals. This episode sees Buffy fighting off hell hounds before she can even think about getting ready for her prom. These hell hounds are set to attack anyone wearing formal wear and swaying to the music. Buffy saves the day and even has time for a dance with her vampire boyfriend, Angel.
Gossip Girl: “Valley girls”
Nate and Blair win Prom Queen and King on this episode of Gossip Girl. This is not the fairy tale prom that Blair wanted with every plan going awry. But she still manages to look stunning and sparkling in her dress.
The Vampire Diaries: “Pictures of You”
Another unusual take on proms with vampires mixed in. But it still features all the drama and love involved in all formals or proms such as love complications and life changing challenges! There are also terrifying discoveries and infuriating decisions that make this one of the most intriguing of the top 10 TV formals.
Hopefully this list of the top 10 TV formals has whetted your appetite for year 12 formals. And if you still have this to look forward to then just check out these episodes for yourself to see how much drama and planning is involved in making your formal the special day it is meant to be.