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    15 Times Teen Show Castings Of Younger Versions Of Characters Made Me Go, "Whoa, The Accuracy"

    All of the Euphoria castings deserve an award.

    1. First, Archie from Riverdale (played as a kid by Brock Brown and as a teen by by KJ Apa):

    young Archie and older Archie both gazing out window at Betty
    The CW

    2. Betty from Riverdale (played as a kid by Hannah Bos and as a teen by Lili Reinhart):

    Young Betty in denim overalls with pink shirt and older Betty in denim dress over pink shirt
    The CW

    Even the outfits match!!

    3. Georgia from Ginny & Georgia (played as a teen by Nikki Roumel and as an adult by Brianne Howey):

    young Georgia alongside adult Georgia
    Netflix

    This one is almost TOO perfect.

    4. Joe from Ginny & Georgia (played as a teen by Yatharth Bhatt and as an adult by Raymond Ablack):

    young Joe alongside adult Joe
    Netflix

    And that's on Georgia and Joe being soulmates!!!

    5. Sabrina from The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (played as a kid by Mckenna Grace and as a teen by Kiernan Shipka):

    Sabrina as a child alongside teen Sabrina
    Netflix

    6. Rue from Euphoria (played as a 10-year-old by McKenna Roberts and as a teen by Zendaya):

    young Rue alongside teen Rue
    HBO

    Young Rue is played by multiple actors, but McKenna felt the most spot-on to me.

    7. Maddy from Euphoria (played as a kid by Keilani Arellanes and as a teen by Alexa Demie):

    Maddy as a child alongside teen Maddy
    HBO

    8. Jules from Euphoria (played as a kid by Clark Furlong and as a teen by Hunter Schafer):

    9. Dean from Supernatural (played as a teen by Dylan Everett and as an adult by Jensen Ackles):

    young Dean alongside adult Dean
    The CW

    I know this isn't technicallyyy a teen show, but I associate it with my teenage years, so I'm counting it! Real ones remember Dylan as Campbell Saunders on Degrassi.

    10. Sam from Supernatural (played as a kid by Colin Ford and as an adult by Jared Padalecki):

    young Sam alongside adult Sam
    The CW

    11. Marcel from The Originals (played as a kid by McCarrie McCausland and as an adult by Charles Michael Davis):

    young Marcel alongside adult Marcel
    The CW / Courtesy Everett Collection

    12. Lorelai from Gilmore Girls (played as a teen by Chelsea Brummet and as an adult by Lauren Graham):

    teenage Lorelai alongside adult Lorelai
    The WB

    I didn't think young Christopher really looked anything like adult Christopher, but I thought the casting for young Lorelai was pretty spot-on.

    13. Elijah from The Originals (played as a kid by Perry Cox and as an adult by Daniel Gillies):

    young Elijah alongside adult Elijah
    The CW

    14. Derek from Teen Wolf (played as a teen by Ian Nelson and as an adult by Tyler Hoechlin):

    teen Derek alongside adult Derek
    MTV

    I admit that these two might not look exactly alike at first glance, but I thought Ian really captured young Derek's energy.

    15. And finally, Justin from 13 Reasons Why (portrayed as a kid by Hank Greenspan and as an adult by Brandon Flynn):

    Justin as a little kid alongside Justin as a teen
    Netflix

    This one is scarily accurate to me.

    Got any other examples of perfect younger character castings on teen shows? Tell us in the comments!

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