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    21 Nickelodeon And Disney Channel Moments That Just Had No Right To Be So Dramatic And Shocking

    "Sing to me, Paolo."

    Like many of us, I was pretty obsessed with Disney Channel and Nickelodeon shows and movies growing up. And while they were mostly lighthearted and funny, I kind of lived for the dramatic moments.

    Gabriella watches the tape of Troy saying "Gabriella is not important. I'll forget about her. I'll forget the audition" in High School Musical

    Here are 21 times Disney Channel and Nick literally made me gasp on the couch:

    1. When Miley told Jake she was Hannah on Hannah Montana:

    Hannah tells Jake she's Hannah Montana

    2. When Chase's "I love you" message for Zoey fell in the fountain and she never saw it on Zoey 101:

    messaging device in fountain with a message for Zoey from Chase that says "I love you"

    3. When Isabella exposed Paolo's lying ass in front of the world in The Lizzie McGuire Movie:

    4. When Chase transferred to Zoey's school in England and Zoey transferred back to PCA, just when we thought they were going to be together on Zoey 101:

    Chase says "Zoey transferred to PCA?" and Zoey says "Chase moved to England?"

    5. When Mitchie's lie was exposed in Camp Rock:

    6. When Troy and Gabriella dramatically broke up and Gabriella quit in High School Musical 2:

    In High School Musical 2, during "Gotta go my own way," troy sings "What about everything we've been through?" and Gabriella replies "well, what about trust?"

    7. When Chad asked Sonny out on Sonny With a Chance:

    Chad asking Sonny, "Sonny, will you go out with me?"

    8. When Justin forgot who Alex was and then disappeared in the Wizards of Waverly Place Movie:

    9. When it seemed like Ren had killed Louis in the Even Stevens Movie:

    Ren pushing Louis off a cliff

    10. When Freddie literally got hit by a bus on iCarly:

    Sam tells Spencer that Carly was crossing the street and didn't see a taco truck coming, so Freddie pushed her out of the way and got hit

    11. When Chase's grandmother died and Zoey went to comfort him in the rain on Zoey 101:

    Zoey hugging Chase in the rain

    12. When Zack thought the ghost had taken everyone and was coming for him next in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody:

    Zack begs Esteban to hang up on the ghost, but he says Esteban is gone and the ghost reaches out to Zack

    13. When an obsessed fan kidnapped Carly, Freddie, and Sam and then basically tried to kill Gibby on iCarly:

    the fan tries to hit Gibby with a fire poker then almost knocks him out, while Freddie, Carly, and Sam beg him to get up

    14. When Sam literally checked herself into a psych ward because she liked Freddie on iCarly:

    Sam in her psych ward room painting

    15. And then they fought and Sam finally admitted her feelings for him AND THEY KISSED AGAIN:

    16. When Patrick and Spongebob were literally dying and experiencing their last moments together in The Spongebob Squarepants Movie:

    17. When Kim found out Eric was a Syntho-Drone and then he electrocuted her in Kim Possible Movie: So The Drama:

    Kim hugs Eric, saying he's okay, and Eric says he's Syntho-Drone 901 then electrocutes her

    18. When Chase dug up the time capsule to see what Zoey said about him on Zoey 101:

    Chase and Michael dig up the capsule, then Chase watches the video, hearing Zoey say how special he is, then stopping the video

    19. When the blue spirit saved Aang and then was revealed to be Zuko on Avatar: The Last Airbender:

    20. When Miley revealed she was Hannah in Hannah Montana: The Movie:

    Miley, as Hannah, says the last time she was on that stage, she was just Miley at age 6, and she still is Miley, then takes her wig off

    21. And finally, when Kal revealed he'd tricked Marnie in Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge:

    Marnie realizes Kal tricked her into getting to the spellbook, but he says he could've stolen it without tricking her, but he wanted to make her feel something between them

    What super dramatic Disney/Nick moment shocked you as a kid? Let us know in the comments!