Since Jason’s truck is still getting fixed up in the shop, they use Trini’s 1998 Land Cruiser as their transportation (She constantly reminds her friends that it’s two years older than them) and that they better respect it. Billy takes her seriously. The others don’t. Zack’s sure that Trini loves the car almost as much as she loves Kim.
First of all, it’s Trini’s car. after years of saving money from birthdays and a good paying summer job before she moved to Angel Grove, she bought it with her own money.
It’s missing a headlight and has a huge crack down the middle of the windshield.
Trini threatens the boys every time they get in “Zack if you put a dent in the roof I’ll kill you” and “Jason if you make us crash you’re paying for the damages.”
She doesn’t threaten Billy or Kim
Kim gets control of the AUX cord and is the only one allowed in the passenger seat (which pisses off Zack and he tries to take it from her. Trini says she’ll throw him out the window)
They start to call her car Hulk because no matter how much shit they put that car through, it’s still in one piece (besides the missing headlight and crack in the windshield) and that it really does feel like it’s indestructible.
One day Kim decides to have Billy hotwire Hulk so she can take him to the shop to “Paint over the ugly grey”
Trini catches them and just stands there looking all disappointed at her girlfriend with her arms crossed as Billy goes, “KIM MADE ME DO IT, I SWEAR!!”
Trini forgives Billy
She doesn’t forgive Kimberly
Later that same week, it’s Trini’s birthday so Kim wakes Billy up at 6 in the morning to steal Hulk. Kim takes it to the shop and replaces the light and windshield.
They drive back to an angry Trini which quickly grows into a happy Trini because, “Holy shit, both of the lights work again!!!”
The next day Trini notices painted pink lips in the corner of her trunk, which she didn’t notice before. Kim just smiles from the passenger seat as she hears Trini, “Kimberly!”
Hulk is the coolest car in the parking lot of Angel Grove. Everyone constantly asks Trini she’ll give them a ride. She tells them to fuck off. (They grumble when Trini lets Kimberly in)
Billy buys Trini a power ranger sticker family (Even though Trini swore that she’d never put a sticker on Hulk, she does it anyways because it’s Billy and she didn’t know that people were making them into car stickers now but she thinks it’s pretty damn cool)
Trini gives her spare key to Kimberly
Zack tries to steal it
Sometimes the gang shows up to school late because, “Kimberly, did you take my key?” “What? No, Trini, I haven’t seen your key, I have my own.” Trini and Kim then start bickering about using Kim’s key and Billy just goes, “It’s in your hand, Trini.”
Jason wants to sell his truck for a land cruiser
He doesn’t because, “Jason if you get a wannabe Hulk I’ll cut your balls off.”
It’s almost like Kimberly lives in that car. Her sweatshirts and various articles of clothing are everywhere
One day when it’s just Zack and Trini, Zack just holds up a pink bra. (Trini slams on the brakes in the middle of traffic just to punch him all while her face gets red) Zack doesn’t stop laughing.
No matter how many laws they seem to break with Hulk, they never get caught
how are you going to say that taylor doesn't sue fans when if you google 'taylor swift sues fans' multiple news sources show up and she deleted a lesbian couple's wedding video because they had her song playing lol
i don’t want to alarm you but news websites will make any title seem more interesting than it actually is to get hits lmao - those articles are all about what i will call ‘the etsy situation’ in which a bunch of people were sent cease and desist letters which is not very much not a case of taylor suing or taking somebody to court. cease and desist letters are INCREDIBLY common on sites like etsy, but nobody ever set foot in a courtroom over any of this. the letters essentially told people to stop using trademarked phrases on their merch and profiting from them, which, for better or worse, is illegal.
it may seem dumb to target young people on etsy who are gonna be making $7 a mug or whatever, but the reason that it had to happen is because you have to work to protect any trademark or you risk losing it. that’s because if some big corporation like forever 21 tried to use one of the trademarked phrases later on, they could point to the merch on etsy as proof that taylor’s team didn’t care about upholding the trademark and thus they’d be at risk of losing the trademark. you can argue that trademarking those phrases was a little extra in the first place and maybe it was, but it’s not a new thing and taylor is nottheonly celebrity who has done it. she is by far the celebrity who has received the most backlash for it though.
as for the youtube thing - thousands of videos are muted on youtube DAILY because of copyrighted songs being used. i’m amazed that people who seem to frequently use the internet don’t understand this. shake it off is such a popular song that i wouldn’t be surprised if taylor’s lawyers weren’t even involved in this one at all. youtube has algorithms which detect things like that and automatically delete/mute videos accordingly, which is especially important when they’re posted in videos by youtube partners. rose and rosie being partners means they make money off of every video they post, so their videos are gonna be more carefully scrutinised. i love rose and rosie, but i don’t know how they a) thought that this happened purely because it was a taylor swift song or b) didn’t understand why this occurred after being on youtube for so many years. if you seriously think that taylor herself had anything to do with it or that this situation is unique to her i don’t even know what to tell you.
i will say though, that my friend mac posted a video of herself dancing to shake it off (the entire song) in a grocery store and taylor saw it, tweeted it to her 50 million followers, sent mac a christmas present, then asked to meet her personally. i really do not think taylor gives one single blistering shit about fans going against copyright for things like that, in fact, i think she loves seeing the creative things people do to her music, so it’s a shame that her reputation has been misconstrued to the point where people think the complete opposite.
Is it fair for my parents to make me apologise to a girl who has my friends and my life living hell these past few years? Apparently I bullied her by telling her my honest opinion on what I thought of her and she asked me to give it to her. Like gosh bitch no I will not apologise for telling the truth. She got her mum involved. Like OMG FIGHT YOUR OWN BATTLES!!!!
Brian's face when he hugs Justin in 5x11 after Justin accepts his proposal is so beautiful. It's like you can feel this overwhelming sense of peace just emanating off of him
BRIAN FEELING AN OVERWHELMING SENSE OF PEACE AND CONTENTMENT THAT JUSTIN TAYLOR WANTS TO SPEND THE REST OF HIS LIFE WITH HIM AND NEEDING TO HOLD HIM CLOSE AND RUB HIS CHEEK AGAINST HIS AND IT’S AS THOUGH HIS WHOLE BODY IS BREATHING A SIGH OF RELIEF LIKE “YES, NOW YOU ARE HOME, NOW YOU ARE SAFE,” AND JUSTIN JUST HOLDS HIM TO SAY “YES, I LOVE YOU, I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU, AND I WILL ALWAYS BE WITH YOU.”
AND THEN EVEN THAT’S NOT ENOUGH, BECAUSE BRIAN’S JUST SO OVERWHELMED, AND HE NEEDS TO BE STILL CLOSER TO JUSTIN, NEEDS TO BURY HIMSELF INSIDE HIS SOUL, IT’S DECADES OF DENYING HIMSELF LOVE AND FEELING ALONE AND GENUINELY THINKING THAT’S WHAT HE WANTED BUT NOW KNOWING THAT HE IS CAPABLE OF LOVE AND HE IS WORTHY OF LOVE AND HE MAY BE FLAWED BUT THIS INCREDIBLE YOUNG MAN WANTS TO SPEND THE REST OF HIS LIFE WITH HIM SO MAYBE HE’S NOT AS BROKEN AS HE ALWAYS THOUGHT, AND IT’S SO PHYSICALLY OVERWHELMING THAT HE FEELS HE’LL NEARLY COLLAPSE FROM THE EMOTIONS COURSING THROUGH HIS BODY AND HE JUST ALLOWS JUSTIN TO HOLD HIM, TRUSTS HIM TO GET HIM THROUGH THIS JUST LIKE HE TRUSTS HIM WITH HIS WHOLE HEART.