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21 Facts About TV Shows That Will Make You Feel Old AF

That '70s Show aired so long ago it could now take place in the '90s!

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1. We're closer today to the year 2027 than the Friends finale.

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Friends ended 12 years ago in 2004, while, shockingly, 2027 is ONLY 11 years away. (I know, I know.)

2. Speaking of Friends, Courteney Cox is currently the same age that Rue McClanahan was when she started on The Golden Girls.

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Rue was 51 years old when she first started the show in 1985.

3. Most kids graduating high school today were born in 1998, the same year that TRL first aired...

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4. ...and those kids weren't even alive when Roseanne ended.😕

The series ended in 1997, after nine seasons.
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The series ended in 1997, after nine seasons.

5. The last time a new episode of Legends of the Hidden Temple aired was 21 years ago, in 1995.

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6. If That '70s Show was started today and set the same number of years back, it'd be called That '90s Show and could take place in 1994...

The series, which started in 1998, took place 22 years earlier, in 1976.
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The series, which started in 1998, took place 22 years earlier, in 1976.

7. ...while Freaks and Geeks could take place 1997. Which is only two years before the show actually premiered in 1999.

The series took place 19 years earlier in the 1980-81 school year.
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The series took place 19 years earlier in the 1980-81 school year.

8. If Bart Simpson aged like a real person he'd be 37 years old today...

Bart was 10 years old on The Simpsons' first episode in 1989.
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Bart was 10 years old on The Simpsons' first episode in 1989.

9. …and Tommy Pickles would be turning 26...

Tommy's birth date is June 11, 1990.
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Tommy's birth date is June 11, 1990.

10. ...while Helga, Arnold, and Gerald would be all be 29 years old.

Arnold and the gang were 9-year-olds.
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Arnold and the gang were 9-year-olds.

11. Pam and Jim's first kiss on The Office happened 10 years ago...

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It happened in episode titled "Casino Night," which also happened to be written by Steve Carell.

12. ...which is also when Ugly Betty first aired...

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13. ...Marissa died on The O.C....

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Still not over that!

14. ...and the Disney Channel first introduced us to the High School Musical cast and Hannah Montana.

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15. If Sex and the City were made today, Mandy Moore would be old enough to portray 32-year-old Carrie Bradshaw...

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...Rashida Jones would be the right age for Samantha Jones...

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Rashida is 40 years old, the age Samantha was when the series started.

...and Adam Scott would be old enough to play Mr. Big.

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Adam is 43 years old, the age Mr. Big was when the series started in 1998.

16. We've been keeping up with the Kardashians for almost a decade now.

The show first aired in 2007.
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The show first aired in 2007.

17. It's been 12 years since the episode where Jimmy got shot on Degrassi...

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18. ...13 years since Jessica Simpson asked "Is this chicken...or is this fish?" in the premiere episode of Newlyweds...

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It's also been 11 years since the show went off the air.

19. ...and 15 years since Kelly Ripa shook up your nana's favorite show by becoming the new co-host of Live.

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20. This is probably how you imagine The Suite Life of Zack and Cody's Dylan and Cole Sprouse...

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...but this is what they look like today:

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Cole Sprouse

They're 23 years old and both graduated from NYU last year.

21. And finally, Shawn and Cory are now older than Mr. Turner was when he started on Boy Meets World.

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