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23 TV Facts That'll Just Make You Feel Old AF

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1. Tatyana Ali is now older than the original Aunt Viv (Janet Hubert) was when she first played Ali's mother on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

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Hubert was 34 when the show first aired in 1990, Ali is 38 years old today.

2. Millie Bobby Brown from Stranger Things was a year old when Grey’s Anatomy premiered...

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Grey's premiered in 2005, while Brown was born in 2004.

3. ...and she wasn't even alive when Carson Daly stopped hosting TRL.

Daly left TRL in 2003.
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Daly left TRL in 2003.

4. If the TV show Blue’s Clues were a person, it would be legal for them to drink this year.

Yup, the show turned 21 this year!
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Yup, the show turned 21 this year!

5. Also, when Steve first hosted the show, he was younger than most "'90s kids" are today. He was just 23 years old.

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6. Even though your brain might tell you High School Musical came out a few years ago, it’s actually turning 12 years old next January.

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7. And if you can believe it, The Amanda Show has been off the air for over 15 years.

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8. Melissa Joan Hart is now older than Caroline Rhea and Beth Broderick were when they first played her aunts on Sabrina the Teenage Witch.

Hart is 41 years old today. Rhea was 32, while Broderick was 37 in 1996, when the show first aired.
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Hart is 41 years old today. Rhea was 32, while Broderick was 37 in 1996, when the show first aired.

9. Meredith Monroe was 29 when she played 16-year-old Andie McPhee on Dawson's Creek. Today, Monroe is 47, and Andie would be 34 years old.

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10. Kids staying home sick from school today probably have NO idea who Bob Barker is... Drew Carey has been hosting The Price Is Right for a decade.

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11. The kids on Saved by the Bell graduated from Bayside High almost 25 years ago.

The graduation episode aired in 1993.
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The graduation episode aired in 1993.

12. Also, Zack and Kelly would've just celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary this year.

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They got married in 1994.

13. If Ben Geller continued to age in real time, he'd be almost as old as Rachel was on the first episode of Friends.

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Ben would be 22 years old today, while Rachel was 24 when the show started.

14. Also, we are as far removed from the premiere of Friends today as people in 1994 were from the premiere All in the Family.

Friends premiered 23 years ago, in 1994, while All in the Family premiered in 1971, which was 23 years before then.
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Friends premiered 23 years ago, in 1994, while All in the Family premiered in 1971, which was 23 years before then.

15. KJ Apa, who plays Archie on Riverdale, was born the same year Recess premiered.

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That year was 1997, BTW.

16. It has been 14 years since Jessica Simpson asked, "Is this chicken…or is this fish?" in the premiere of Newlyweds.

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It's also been 12 years since the show went off the air.

17. Alexis Bledel is now older than Lauren Graham was when she first started playing her mother on Gilmore Girls.

Graham was 33 in 2000 when the show premiered, and Bledel is 36 years old today.
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Graham was 33 in 2000 when the show premiered, and Bledel is 36 years old today.

18. If The Wonder Years was created today and set the same number of years back, it’d take place in 1997.

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The show premiered in 1988, and was set 20 years before that in 1968.

19. And if Happy Days were created today and set the same number of years back, it’d take place in 1998.

The show premiered in 1974 and was set in the mid '50s, which was 19 years earlier.
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The show premiered in 1974 and was set in the mid '50s, which was 19 years earlier.

20. Ben Savage and Rider Strong are now older than the actor who played Mr. Turner (Anthony Tyler Quinn) was when he started on Boy Meets World.

Quinn was 32 years old when he first portrayed Mr. Turner in 1994, while today Savage and Strong are both 37.
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Quinn was 32 years old when he first portrayed Mr. Turner in 1994, while today Savage and Strong are both 37.

21. This is how old the Rugrats would be if they aged normally:

Old enough to have rugrats of their own.
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Old enough to have rugrats of their own.

22. It has been a decade since Stephen Colbert announced he was running for president.

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23. And finally, many kids starting high school this year were born in 2003, the same year that That's So Raven first aired.

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