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21 Times Pop Culture Used Bangs To Try And Fool Us Into Believing That Time Had Passed

Not gonna lie, this list is pretty bangin'.

1. First — and most recently — in You Season 2, where Love had a fresh new 'do in her flashback.

Netflix

2. In Scandal, when Olivia had a thick set of bangs when she worked on Fitz's campaign.

ABC

3. In Friends, when teenaged Rachel apparently had an affinity for curling and teasing her bangs.

NBC

4. In Bob's Burgers, when Linda proved that even cartoons can have questionable hairdos!!!

Fox

5. Amy's hair in Little Women, which suggested that bangs = ~youth~.

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6. In Shadowhunters, when Clary disproved the youth = bangs theory and had her own fringe during a time jump into the future.

Freeform

7. In Jane the Virgin, when Petra's questionable past included some equally questionable bangs.

The CW

8. In Brooklyn Nine-Nine, when we found out Amy had a bouncy bob with bangs when she first started at the precinct.

NBC

9. In Riverdale, when time and space bent every way possible and gave Veronica some bangs.

The CW

10. In How I Met Your Mother, when the creators said Robin could have bangs — as a treat.

CBS

11. In Charlie's Angels, when Dylan showed off her edgy side with some bleached, blunt bangs.

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12. In 30 Rock, when flashback Liz Lemon took a more mushroom-like approach to her bangs look.

NBC

13. In New Girl, when they actually took away Jess's bangs to make her seem younger.

Fox

14. In Parks and Rec, when Leslie's political strides also meant she got a wispy set of bangs.

NBC

15. In Grey's Anatomy, when the writers went rogue and in an alternate reality, Cristina had this hairstyle.

ABC

16. And the time Grey's Anatomy also did Ellis Grey dirty by giving her some ill-fitting fake bangs.

ABC

17. In Pretty Little Liars, when all of a sudden five years had passed and Spencer had bangs (which she rocked, not gonna lie!!!).

Freeform

18. In Suits, when Donna threw it back the best way she possibly could, with some side bangs.

USA

19. In Arrow, when Sara proved that her younger self could pull off a blunt bangs ~lewk~.

The CW

20. In Revenge, when the creators gave young Emily the bangs hairstyle we've all had at some point in our lives.

ABC

21. And finally, when Big Little Lies decided to have Jane try out a ~fringe~ lewk in Season 2, which jumped ahead to the next school year.

HBO