The Baby-Sitters Club (2020): Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls (s01e02)
Baby-Sitters Club / 24th July 2020

Summary: The spooky spirit of Halloween sweeps through Stoneybrook. Meanwhile, Claudia explores budding romance and struggles to connect with her parents. This is one of my favourite books in the series, they’re so silly and sweet and spooky all at the same time, and I’m thrilled to see it in this adorable show. Fingers crossed that I love it as much as I do the book.  Also: Claudia narration? CLAUDIA NARRATION!

The Baby-Sitters Club (2020): Kristy’s Great Idea (s01e01)
Baby-Sitters Club / 5th July 2020

Say hello to your friends! But this is not that show, as cheesy and wonderful as it was, so let’s get started with the actual show. Summary: A creative concept comes to life as Kristy starts a club with her best friends — and a new classmate. But is she ready to be a team leader? Uh, that summary sounds terribly boring. I know they tend to be short, but good lord, that is dry as fuck. While we recap the books (the first 9 have been done so far) and we will recap the older tv show and the movie, I will not be recapping this tv show, mostly because it seems like the plots align pretty closely to the books. HOWEVER, I have looked forward to this show so damn much, and since this is where I bring my BSC nostalgia, I am going to share my thoughts. Written in real-time, edited only for spelling, adding information like actor names, and formatting for the site. I AM SO DAMN EXCITED, Y’ALL! IT’S FINALLY HERE! I CANNOT WAIT TO BEGIN. No more waiting. Let’s do this.