17 Things You Probably Forgot About Season One Of "American Idol"

American Idol premieres for the gazillionth time tonight on Fox. Here’s a few things you might not remember about the show’s inaugural season.

1. That time Kelly Clarkson basically had no idea what was going on ever.

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2. That time everybody was obsessed with Justin Guarini.

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3. That time everybody dressed like this.

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4. That time Ryan Seacrest had pecs and you could see every detail of them through his shirts.

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5. That time Justin wore this outfit.

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6. And that time Ryan Seacrest wore the same outfit.

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7. That time Kelly had streaks in her hair in like every picture ever.

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8. That time a man named Brian Dunkleman was also a host.

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I know. I know. I don’t remember him either.

9. That time Paula Abdul was still a judge and she wore things like this.

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10. That time Tamyra Gray got sent home and it was an OUTRAGE.

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11. That time Randy Jackson was actually the size of two entire 2012 Randy Jacksons.

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12. That time Simon Cowell had muscles and also really puffy hair.

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13. That time Ryan Seacrest had frosted tips.

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14. That time this picture happened.

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15. And this picture.

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16. And this picture.

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17. And that time they threw a birthday party for Matthew Perry.

BECAUSE 2002!

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