14 Reasons Smart Guy Was The Best Thing About The Disney Channel

The Early 2000s taught us so many life lessons.

1. TJ Henderson was a role model.

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He lived the life we wanted to lead. Who didn’t fantasize about being a boy (or girl) genius?

2. TJ taught us laptop computers were cool.

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Very discrete!

3. The picture of maturity, TJ always handled himself with class.

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4. Who else can say they took the original members of Destiny’s Child to the school dance?

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5. And legitimately had a shot with Beyonce for 5 seconds?

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Marcus, you child.

6. Because Mo Tibbs is the best friend we all wished we had.

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7. Who is constantly there to offer words of encouragement when needed most!

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Completely appropriate.

8. Floyd made being a single dad look fly as hell.

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Those moves. That JACKET.

Enough said.

9. It introduced us to a young Naya Rivera.

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10. And, of course, an overly competitive Ashley Tisdale.

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11. “Don’t Hate Me For Being a Dog” is a work of musical genius.

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I wonder why the name “Mackadocious” hasn’t been snatched up by some other band??

12. TJ has an explanation for everything. Including his older brother’s antics!

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13. A classic example that getting a new style can give you a new attitude.

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Even if that attitude isn’t a good one…womp womp, TJ.

14. Most importantly, Mo and Marcus taught us all how to freestyle like a boss.

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Way to keep it real, fellas. I applaud you.

In conclusion, if you didn’t watch this show, you are as clueless as Mackey.

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God help you.

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