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    Here's What The Stars Of These Long-Running TV Shows Looked Like In Their Very First And Very Last Appearances

    If you take away anything from this post, it's that Tracee Ellis Ross is the official undisputed queen of 2000s TV.

    Black-ish (2014โ€“2022)

    1. Dre (Anthony Anderson) in the pilot:

    Dre in the finale:

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    2. Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross) in the pilot:

    Rainbow in the finale:

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    3. Pops (Laurence Fishburne) in the pilot:

    Pops in the finale:

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    4. Ruby (Jenifer Lewis) in her first appearance in Season 1:

    Ruby in the finale:

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    5. Zoey (Yara Shahidi) in the pilot:

    Zoey in the finale:

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    6. Junior (Marcus Scribner) in the pilot:

    Junior in the finale:

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    7. Diane (Marsai Martin) in the pilot:

    Diane in the finale:

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    8. Jack (Miles Brown) in the pilot:

    Jack in the finale:

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    Friends (1994โ€“2004)

    9. Monica (Courteney Cox) in the pilot:

    Monica in the finale:

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    10. Ross (David Schwimmer) in the pilot:

    Ross in the finale:

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    11. Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow) in the pilot:

    Phoebe in the finale:

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    12. Joey (Matt LeBlanc) in the pilot:

    Joey in the finale:

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    13. Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) in the pilot:

    Rachel in the finale:

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    14. Chandler (Matthew Perry) in the pilot:

    Chandler in the finale:

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    Supernatural (2005โ€“2020)

    15. Dean (Jensen Ackles) in the pilot:

    Dean in the finale:

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    16. Sam (Jared Padalecki) in the finale:

    Sam in the finale:

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    17. Castiel (Misha Collins) in his first appearance in Season 4:

    Castiel in his last appearance in Season 15:

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    Frasier (1993โ€“2004)

    18. Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) in the pilot:

    Frasier in the finale:

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    19. Niles (David Hyde Pierce) in the pilot:

    Niles in the finale:

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    20. Daphne (Jane Leeves) in the pilot:

    Daphne in the finale:

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    21. Roz (Peri Gilpin) in the pilot:

    Roz in the finale:

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    22. Marty (John Mahoney) in the pilot:

    Marty in the finale:

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    Family Matters (1989โ€“1998)

    23. Carl (Reginald VelJohnson) in the pilot:

    Carl in the finale:

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    24. Harriette (Jo Marie Payton) in the pilot:

    Harriette in the last season:

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    25. Estelle (Rosetta LeNoire) in the pilot:

    Estelle in the last season:

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    26. Eddie (Darius McCrary) in the pilot:

    Eddie in the finale:

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    27. Laura (Kellie Shanygne Williams) in the pilot:

    Laura in the finale:

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    28. Urkel (Jaleel White) in his first appearance in Season 1:

    Urkel in the finale:

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    Criminal Minds (2005โ€“2020)

    29. Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler) in the pilot:

    Reid in the finale:

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    30. Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness) in the pilot:

    Garcia in the finale:

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    31. Morgan (Shemar Moore) in the pilot:

    Morgan in his last appearance in Season 13:

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    32. JJ (A. J. Cook) in her first appearance in Season 1:

    JJ in the finale:

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    33. Prentiss (Paget Brewster) in her first appearance in Season 2:

    Prentiss in the finale:

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    34. Rossi (Joe Mantegna) in his first appearance in Season 3:

    Rossi in the finale:

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    How I Met Your Mother (2005โ€“2014)

    35. Ted (Josh Radnor) in the pilot:

    Ted in the finale:

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