1. Bug Juice taught us that if you break the rules, there will be consequences.
2. Clueless gave us important dating advice to use even today.
3. The Secret World of Alex Mack made us suspicious of chemicals and secret government agencies.
4. Real men are in touch with their feelings, like Dawson from Dawson's Creek.
5. Full House reminded us it's normal to have moments of self-doubt.
6. Legends of the Hidden Temple showed us LIFE ISN'T FAIR.
7. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey taught us that sometimes the hardest thing is knowing when to let go.
8. Man of the House gave us fun pranks to try on our mom's boyfriends before we ultimately accept them.
9. 3 Ninjas showed us the power of physical fitness, which extra handy in case you ever had to take on some kidnappers.
10. Two words: GIRL. POWER.
11. We knew to boycott Sea World early on thanks to Free Willy.
12. The Secret of Nimh showed us that fear is real and occasionally justified.
13. Fashion, bedroom goals, and life advice was provided in abundance by Clarissa Explains It All.
14. Your sleepover party game was on point because of Mary-Kate and Ashley's inspirational You're Invited series.
15. And of course, you know to never — I repeat: NEVER — go near caffeine pills.
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