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Jessica Walter Energizes Her Base

Last night’s 90210 had a subplot where drunk grandma and smart people’s ever-weakening excuse to watch this show Jessica Walter volunteered to direct the school musical, Spring Awakening, and turned into a total Nazi about how the girls were dancing and singing all wrong and not as if their “privates were burning.” So she jumped up on stage and demonstrated the number herself in a scene with a camp value of a million plus one:

Aside from the campy scenery-chewing performance, it’s impossible not to see this scene as a metaphor for the real Jessica Walter’s feelings about the show she’s on.