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This Fan Theory Actually Made Me Like High School Musical Way More

IT'S INCEPTION!

A High School Musical fan proposed a theory that has completely changed how viewers saw the series.

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Remember how High School Musical 3 ends?

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They were on the field, but then suddenly they're on a stage and bowing.

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And then it ends with the curtains closing: a sweet, reflective farewell to a beloved series.

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...OR IS IT?!

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According to the fan theory, this final moment isn't just a cute goodbye, but proof that the entire series was one GIANT high school musical.

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Stay with me. So we thought we were watching musical about a bunch of high schoolers putting on a musical. Yes. Clear. Obvious.

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BUT what if the ENTIRE High School Musical series was actually ONE super long high school musical about a musical about a bunch of high schoolers putting on a musical...?

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The entire series is one musical! We just watched one entire musical with three acts!

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LIKE WHAT?!

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It's like a musical INSIDE a musical INSIDE a musical!

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Did High School Musical do inception before Inception did inception?!?

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If so, please move over, Christopher Nolan. Because the real king of nonlinear storytelling is Kenny Ortega!

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GO WILD CATS!

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  1. WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK?

    WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK?

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    You way overthought this. It's not real.
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    Wow. Mind blown.
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    Duh. That's how I've always interpreted the ending.

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