I must say, however, Hipsters are not a new TV phenomenon. With thick glasses, just-so-avant-garde fashion and knowing smirks, Hipsters have had a special place on TV since the beginning of the medium -- even before the birth of the term. For more than half a century, TV Hipsters have had a profound effect on American culture.
Grey's Anatomy: "Song Beneath the Song" (2011)
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Throughout its seven seasons, ABC's medical drama Grey's Anatomy has had few light moments-from the traumas in the hospital to the dramas of their romantic lives. When its creator Shonda Rhimes announced plans for a musical episode last November, many were therefore skeptical about how the Broadway tropes would work on the hour-long show. But Rhimes had a formula to make the episode, which aired Thursday night, work-Grey's used songs from Snow Patrol, The Fray, and similar indie bands that were popularized in earlier episodes instead of trying to go the route of the Great White Way.
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The people of Lawndale just don't get Daria Morgendorffer, but she's cool with that. Daria was born alienated, and now she's just trying to make it through high school with as little human contact as possible. Popularity, friends, activities... whatever. Daria lacks enthusiasm, but she makes up for it with sarcasm.
Cast includes Tracy Grandstaff (as Daria Morgendorffer), Wendy Hoopes (as Jane Lane), Julián Rebolledo (as Jake Morgendorffer), Janie Merta
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