DEN OF GEEKS takes a look back at THE TRIBE with a really nice write up about the show and its impact.
Our heroes, the Mallrats, were always more of an eclectic bunch, more keen on expressing their individuality first before the wider membership of the group. Part of the reason why The Tribe worked so well is that its characters, chiefly in the Mallrats, weren’t one of the successful, powerful tribe, but the underdogs, the misfits and those who couldn’t find acceptance anywhere else.
They are forced together more out of necessity than anything else, but soon realise that there is more that ties them together than mere survival. Their diversity also allowed everyone to adopt a favourite character, each one offering something different for audiences to latch onto.
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