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    Every '90s Kid Had Crushes On These 10 TV Characters β€” Sorry, We Don't Make Up The Rules

    TJ from Recess tho 😍

    1. TJ from Recess

    Walt Disney Television Animation

    Tj taught me that I wanted a man who could take charge. Sure, he was leading a group of children into wild adventures on a playground, but I just know that grown-up TJ would treat me right.

    2. Shawn Hunter from Boy Meets World

    ABC Studios

    The ultimate bad boy, Shawn was always getting into some kind of trouble. But deep down, we all knew that he was a loyal friend. If Shawn Hunter was in our 5th grade class, we would've been leaping out of bed in the mornings.

    3. Sailor Pluto from Sailor Moon

    Toei Animation

    This green-haired goddess was EVERYTHING. As a child, all I wanted was to wear an absurdly cute outfit and fly together to the stars. 😭

    4. Drake Bell from The Amanda Show

    Nickelodeon Productions

    Totally Kyle! Before he was fighting really big shrimp, Drake Bell was a heartthrob comedian on The Amanda Show. He really had no business being that cute in hillbilly overalls.

    5. Jake Long from American Dragon: Jake Long

    Walt Disney Television Animation

    If you didn't have a crush on Jake Long as a kid, you're not being honest with yourself. Ok, so maybe not everyone was crushing on him, but how could you not?! I don't even think I'd mind the dragon breath!

    6. Katara from Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Nickelodeon Animation Studio

    She could play with water the way she played with my heart. She not only inspired me to be a fierce women but also made me realize that I wanted one in my life, too!

    7. Craig Manning from Degrassi: The Next Generation

    Sony Pictures Television

    Craig Manning was all of our first rockstar crush. Sure, he was older but – oh – the things he could do with that guitar! The child in me loved seeing those curls bouncing down the hallways of Degrassi.

    8. Kirk Fogg from Legends of the Hidden Temple

    Nickelodeon Studios

    One could argue that Kirk Fogg isn't necessarily a "television character." But I would argue that when you have conversations with a talking stone head then you are indeed a character in a different world. And, trust, Kirk Fogg took me into a different world with those khaki shorts!

    9. Sam, Alex, and Clover from Totally Spies!

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    Sam, Alex, and Clover taught me that it's totally okay to have crushes on three people at once!

    10. And lastly, Will Smith from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    NBC Productions / Via

    He was funny, cool, and just wanted to be loved. And how could you not crush on this lovable goofball? Will taught me how to laugh, love, and β€” most importantly β€” mock cousin Carlton.

    Who were some of your childhood TV show crushes?

    Toei Animation

    And don't even try to lie! You know we all had them! Comment below! πŸ‘‡

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