You probably know Rachel Bilson best as Summer Roberts from The O.C., and if you're a comedy fan, you may even remember her from the Funny or Die sketch, "Rachel Bilson's Deleted Sex Scene." Chances are, though, you're not a fan of the CW's Hart of Dixie (whose punning title seems to be ripped off from the old TV series Hart to Hart), in which Bilson plays Dr. Zoe Hart, a cardio-thoracic surgeon from New York who winds up in a small practice in Alabama. Critics have not been kind to the show, and, as a result, Bilson has returned to Funny or Die to defend herself (as well as promote the show) in the guise of a gangsta rapper on a tune entitled "Call Me Doctor."
Basically, this is just an excuse to trot out Natalie Portman's hilarious 2006 SNL Digital Short, "Natalie Rap," which started this whole trend, the one in which "badass bitch" Natalie slapped Seth Meyers around and looked pissed, showing us why she would go on to win an Academy Award. Portman's example would serve to influence other young ladies looking to access their inner riot grrrl/gangsta bitch, including Taylor Swift, Anne Hathaway, and Selena Gomez. But Portman's is still the gold standard, until Dakota Fanning or someone comes along and shocks the world.
The lyrics to "Call Me Doctor" were written by Bilson's Hart of Dixie castmates, Scott Porter, and Wilson Bethel (who appear in the video), and take a shot at another O.C. actress who left after season three: "Ben and Brody, deuces!/ Did a couple movies, drank a couple juices!/ Still they comin' at me, like 'Where you been?/ You should be askin' Mischa Barton." Did I mention the Natalie Portman video?