I'm not sure if the "Melrose Place" writer(s) had in mind a show about ordinary, everyday twentysomethings, but if they did, they have failed. If, however, this show is to be a fantasy about glamorous characters in glamorous occupations and situations who live in a glamorous neighborhood, then the writers did succeed.
Most twentysomethings don't have careers such as a designer in a boutique, a surgical intern or aspiring actor/actresses. And most twentysomethings don't live in trendy neighborhoods such as Melrose, and they are not all beautiful, thin, with clear complexions, straight white teeth and classic Anglo-Saxon features (why aren't there any ugly, fat young role models on TV?) Let's come down to earth.