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10 Disney Channel Shows You Totally Forgot Existed

Before Lizzie McGuire and Even Stevens, the Mouse House gave us Flash Forward and The Torkelsons.

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1. Kids Incorporated

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Before there was KIDZ BOP, there was Kids Incorporated. Originally a syndicated show, the series moved to the Disney Channel in 1986, airing until 1996. The show followed a group of kids in a band, also called Kids Incorporated, and featured a rotating cast – including a pre-Black Eyed Peas Fergie (then just Stacy Ferguson) and a pre-Party of Five Jennifer Love Hewitt – who covered pop hits.

2. The Baby-Sitters Club

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Say hello to your friends! Before the 1995 movie, Disney Channel aired this 1990 series. Originally broadcast on HBO, Disney showed reruns from 1994 until 1997. Each episode was inspired by one of Ann M. Martin's books. If you want to check in on Kristy and co., the show is now available for streaming on Netflix and Hulu.

3. The Torkelsons

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The Torkelsons originally aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993, but was cancelled after two seasons and a name change (the second season was called Almost Home, and co-starred Brittany Murphy). The show found new life on the Disney Channel, where viewers got to know Dorothy Jane (she talked to the moon, guys) and her eccentric Oklahoma family in reruns from 1994 to 1999.

4. Adventures In Wonderland

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One of Disney Channel's first original series, Adventures in Wonderland followed a modern, teenage Alice through the mirror, er, looking-glass, to "Wonderland," where she'd get advice from residents including The Mad Hatter, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, The Red Queen and The White Rabbit. The show aired original episodes from 1992 to 1995, but reran until 1997.

5. Eerie, Indiana

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Another NBC series picked up by Disney, the supernatural show starred Hocus Pocus' Omri Katz as Marshall, who investigated all the eerie things that happened in the titular town. The show aired on Disney from 1993 to 1996, with memorable (read, nightmare-inducing) episodes like "Foreverware."

6. Flash Forward

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Flash Forward aired from 1995 to 1997, following 13-year-old best friends and neighbors Tucker (Ben Foster) and Becca (Jewel Staite) – they talked to each other via a tin-can phone, remember? The duo and their best friends, Miles and Chris, navigated 8th grade and all the hormones that came with it on the 26-episode series.

7. Ready or Not

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This Canadian teen dramedy aired on the Disney Channel from 1996 to 2000, following the middle school adventures of BFFs Amanda and Busy. They dealt with dating, bras and all those "after school special" topics, like drugs and alcohol. Educational and entertaining!

8. Brotherly Love

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Originally an NBC show, Brotherly Love moved to The WB before finding a syndicated home on the Disney Channel in 1998. The show starred the Lawrence brothers – Joey, Matthew and Andrew – as (surprise!) brothers growing up in the city of, yep, brotherly love, Philadelphia, while helping to run their recently deceased father's car customizing business.

9. The Jersey

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Airing from 1999 to 2004, The Jersey followed a group of friends who discovered a magical jersey (duh) that transported them into the bodies of famous athletes. It was like a twisted Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Kind of. A ton of sports stars made cameos on the show, including Michael Strahan, Laila Ali and Peyton Manning.

10. In a Heartbeat

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Inspired by real life teen paramedics, In a Heartbeat was a medical drama for the tween set. High schoolers Hank, Val, Tyler and Jamie juggled school, extra curricular activities and, you know, saving lives on this short-lived series that aired from 2000 until 2001.

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