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Posted at 3:15 PM ET, 07/13/2010

'The Hills' heads for the hills

By Jen Chaney

"The Hills" -- an MTV reality series that served as such a significant public service that, frankly, I never understood why it didn't air on PBS -- comes to a close tonight after six much-celebrated seasons.

Undoubtedly, hardcore "Hills" fans will host viewing parties tonight, where they willl dress up as Heidi Montag -- both the pre-plastic surgery version and the post -- while sipping on cocktails with names like the Justin-Bobby Gin Fizz and Sex on Laguna Beach.

How will the series come to a close? Is there any chance it will turn out that all the people on this show have been dead for all or part of the past several years? And if that is how it ends, how to explain Spencer Pratt's Twitter feed? (But seriously: how does one explain Spencer Pratt's Twitter feed?)

We don't know how it will all wrap up. So the best we can do is say thank you to "The Hills" for its many accomplishments.

Thank you, "The Hills," for entering the combo-name Speidi into the lexicon.

Thank you, "The Hills," for depicting young women as such shallow, back-stabbing bubbleheads.

Thank you, "The Hills," for forcing me to figure out who Audrina Patridge is when I honestly never cared to know and still don't.

But most of all, "The Hills," thank you for going off the air and, God willing, staying there.

By Jen Chaney  | July 13, 2010; 3:15 PM ET
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Comments

Jen, here on Lizard Island we don't say "Speidi," we call them the more odious-sounding "Heincer."

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 13, 2010 3:29 PM | Report abuse

Never saw this show, but hey-the party sounds fun!

Posted by: kirstenpaulson | July 13, 2010 3:34 PM | Report abuse

Understood, Nosy, thanks. But of course, the rest of America knows them as Speidi. Either way, hopefully soon they won't be known at all.

Posted by: Jen_Chaney | July 13, 2010 4:00 PM | Report abuse

Understood, Nosy, thanks. But of course, the rest of America knows them as Speidi. Either way, hopefully soon they won't be known at all.

Posted by: Jen_Chaney | July 13, 2010 4:00 PM

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From your mouth to the Gossip Gods & Goddesses ears!!

I'm still not sure if Audrina Partridge isn't a long lost cousin of
Shirley, Keith, Laurie, Danny, Chris & Tracy.

Posted by: wadejg | July 13, 2010 4:06 PM | Report abuse

So long! Good luck! Don't let the door hit you on the way out!

Posted by: Bawlmer51 | July 13, 2010 4:16 PM | Report abuse

Never saw the program, but I needed a break from Celebrontology, so I'll take it.

Posted by: mattintx | July 13, 2010 4:23 PM | Report abuse

wadejg, not to worry, because it's Patridge. So the world's pear-trees are safe.

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 13, 2010 4:24 PM | Report abuse

Jen, here on Lizard Island we don't say "Speidi," we call them the more odious-sounding "Heincer."

Posted by: Nosy_Parker | July 13, 2010 3:29 PM
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That'll show 'em!!

Posted by: Gnillew9 | July 13, 2010 5:18 PM | Report abuse

the unspeakable in pursuit of the inedible....

Posted by: Geopolitics101 | July 13, 2010 9:49 PM | Report abuse

If they get rid of Jersey Shore with those obnoxious morons and the fat dumb chick (snookie), I may start watching MTV again. What a dumb@ss show.

Posted by: camera_eye_11 | July 13, 2010 9:58 PM | Report abuse

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