It’s no secret that 2022 was an incredible year for entertainment. It was the year that gifted us with highly-anticipated releases like Avatar: The Way of Water and unforgettable gems like Severance (yes, we’re still reeling from that season finale). Not to mention Netflix’s lengthy list of top original shows, from Wednesday to From Scratch. But with this wave of great new content came a host of entertainment trends that, quite frankly, need to be retired ASAP.
From whitewashed characters to the sudden rise of cheesy cooking shows (don’t even get us started on Is It Cake?), keep reading for 10 of the worst trends we’re ready to say goodbye to in 2023—and one trend we want to see more of.