13. “Boyz 4 Now”
(Season 3, Episode 21)
“Boyz 4 Now” comments on boy band fandom with a mixture of parody and understanding—the show is great at that. Tina convinces Louise to go with her to a concert for Boyz 4 Now, her favorite boy band. Louise is disgusted by all the teen concert goers’ obsession with boys, until she gets her first crush on one of the group members (voiced by Max Greenfield). This one features some brilliant Tina lines, like “My heart just pooped its pants” and “I’m no hero, I put my bra on one boob at a time like everyone else.” But its true power comes from its exploration of Tina and Louise’s relationship, and by the end of the episode, Louise has a newfound respect for her sister.
Best moment: When Gayle’s cat has to wear goggles.