1. When Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses put on those beautiful, pink ballet slippers that made you want to take up dancing. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Mattel Or at least buy a pair of colourful ballet slippers to stare at longingly. 2. When the 12 princesses lined up in a row and their rainbow outfits made you want a family big enough to form your own dancing troupe. Mattel So you could stand together and become your own rainbow. 3. When the girls figured out their bedroom floor was a door to their very own magical kingdom. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Mattel If I had a magical kingdom in my bedroom, I too, would dance as if no one was watching. 4. When Barbie: Fairytopia gave Barbie and her friends the ability to fly. Mattel Finally, we have a movie that has EVERYTHING. In my dream world, I would watch it every morning before work. 5. When all Elina wanted was some wings and you related HARD. Mattel Fairy wings would be nice but you'd have to be happy with a fluro Supre belt. 6. When Bibble first flew onto the scene and was the most loving and caring squish-muffin that you could ever want as a sidekick. Mattel Bibble is the best animated sidekick EVER. His Bibble language was so cute and bumbly that I can still imitate it, years later. 7. When Barbie: Mermaidia took you to an underwater mystical land that you DESPERATELY wanted to be a part of. Mattel I mean with names like the Carousel of Confusion, the Depths of Despair and the Mirror of Mist, who wouldn't want to go exploring? 8. When Elina's gorgeous tail and corset combo made you want to run to the beach and fashion one out of jellyfish. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Mattel As well as turning purple yourself by trying to hold your breath for as long as possible in an attempt to be a ~real mermaid~. 9. When Elina's and Nora's rocky start made you realise that sometimes the best friendships are the ones that need work. Mattel I mean, if a fairy and a mermaid can become besties, there's nothing stopping you from hanging out with a different crowd. 10. When Barbie of Swan Lake showed everyone as their animal counterpart and it made you wonder what you would be. Mattel Honestly, I would be a platypus: A majestic creature that confuses everyone it comes across. 11. When Odette ended up rocking it as a bird and made you realise that adversity is possible to overcome. Mattel If Odette can thrive for a swan for half a day, I can do anything! 12. When Odette's accessories were on point and it made you DETERMINED to get a tiara at any cost. Mattel I don't care if it doesn't go with my trackies mum — it makes me feel fabulous! 13. When Barbie as Rapunzel painted her way out of prison and reminded you that creative passions are worth pursuing. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Mattel Like Rapunzel, you can paint a picture on the wall and escape to a whole new world. 14. When cutie-pie Penelope made you wish that you had your very own dragon. Mattel And maybe made you go out and buy waaay too much purple. 15. When Rapunzel's hairbrush was turned into a magic paint brush so she could paint her world away, you desperately tried it with your own brushes. Mattel Plus the Rapunzel Barbie toy was sold with a singing brush that was AWESOME, even if it did drive your parents insane. 16. When Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper told the stories of two individual girls determined to reach their goals. Mattel One wanted freedom from her princess title, the other wanted freedom from her job to follow her dreams to become a singer. 17. When they ran into each other for the first time and it made you want to meet your lookalike so badly. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Mattel Though if I ever found my doppelgänger, chances are they'd probably be evil. 18. When the joint wedding also included the two cats and you were completely smitten by it. Mattel That wedding planner must have had a tough time. 19. When the Nutcracker from Barbie in the Nutcracker turned into a prince and made you wish that your Ken doll would come to life. Mattel Twirl me around, sweet Ken prince!!! 20. When the opening story scene had Barbie sporting this fab bun and you just wanted to know HOW she did it. Mattel I always have one clump of hair that just won't go away! 21. And finally, the end scene where Barbie turned out to be the Sugarplum Princess and danced with her prince made your eyes tear up. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Mattel Whoever said that happy endings are overrated, obviously has never enjoyed a Barbie film.