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Here's Why "Pepper Ann" Was The Most Underrated Cartoon From Your Childhood

SHE'S JUST TOO COOL FOR SEVENTH GRADE.

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1. First of all, Pepper Ann was a feminist icon before her time.

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2. And she was never afraid to speak her mind.

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3. Her sister Moose was never afraid to be ~real~.

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4. And she defied the typical female gender stereotypes with her ambiguous appearance and love for skateboarding.

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5. Plus, she knew how to serve up the wittiest insults without saying a word.

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6. Pepper Ann's mom portrayed the realities of a single working mother...

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7. ...yet unabashedly embarrassed her daughter, as IRL moms tend to do.

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8. However, she totally earned cool points by religiously having taco night.

YAAASS TACOS.
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YAAASS TACOS.

9. She gave the best motherly advice...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRFL0WP3uhc

10. ...but she could whip out the sass master card when needed.

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11. Her BFFs Nicky and Milo were the epitome of friendship.

12. They were always open and honest with each other.

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13. And they always had clever insights.

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14. Plus, Milo and Pepper Ann proved that the opposite sex could be friends without any romance.

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15. And bless Nicky for being an old soul.

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16. She was forever wise beyond her years...

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17. ...always trying to culture her friends.

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18. Srsly, this trio was the original #SquadGoals.

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19. Her mega crush on Craig Bean was relatable to tweens everywhere...

Eighth graders were just so cool.
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Eighth graders were just so cool.

20. ...probably because he looked like the sexy Eric Matthews.

Let's be real.
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Let's be real.

21. I mean, he did have MAD guitar skills.

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It's always the musician types.

22. And much like Lizzie McGuire, Pepper Ann internalized conflicts through a visual thought process.

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23. And she always imagined herself as a BAMF in her own daydreams.

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24. Plus, the voice of Pepper Ann was also the immaculate Liz Danes from Gilmore Girls.

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And that in and of itself is enough reason to watch.

25. But most importantly of all, Pepper Ann had the BEST theme song of all time.

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Hands down.

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