When it comes to choosing the best TV cliques, the competition is tough. Add high school angst into the mix and things get even crazier. The trademark of a successful hangout show is a group of friends who everyone would love to chill with, even if "chilling" sometimes involves fighting monsters, dealing with gossip, or handling so much drama you’ll have to put your therapist on speed dial. Their lives are generally way more interesting than those of regular teens, so there’s no wonder you’d like a seat at their table. No offense to your current friend group.The best high school TV cliques allow you to live vicariously through their crazy adventures until you feel like you’re actually part of the gang. The members are relatable, flawed, silly; and their coming of age stories are usually so epic you can’t help but feel just a tiny bit jealous. So which group would you most want to hang out with? Here are the best high school cliques from television. Vote up the ones from your favorite shows!
The Scooby Gang
TV Series: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Notable members: Buffy, Willow, Xander, Giles, CordeliaThese guys made nerdy look cool. They managed to keep their sense of humor intact while dealing with major issues like saving the world, so you know you’d have fun even if your only job would be to browse through dusty mythology books. Plus, you might get to fight some vampires, which would certainly look good on you resume.
That ‘70s Stoners
TV Show: That ’70s Show
Notable members: Jackie, Donna, Fez, Hyde, KelsoSure, you wouldn’t do much, but at least you could hang out at the water tower or ride around town in the Vista Cruiser. And who doesn’t like to engage in idiotic conversations while high? Did you know there is a car that runs on water? It runs on water, man!
The Boy Meets World Peeps
TV Show: Boy Meets World
Notable members: Cory, Topanga, ShawnWho wouldn’t want to be part of a gang that values true love and long-lasting friendships? Plus, you’d have a wise teacher to guide you along your high school years. Play your cards right and you might even get a part in the sequel.
Our Favorite ‘80s Freaks
TV Show: Freaks and Geeks
Notable members: Lindsay, Daniel, Ken, Nick, KimWho didn’t dream at least once about completely transforming their lives in high school? Hanging out with a bunch of lovable troubled slackers might just be the perfect way to do it. They’ll guide you through rebellious phase and help you have some fun in the process.