On Friday, Disney will attempt to revive TGIF when the anticipated Boy Meets World sequel series Girl Meets World debuts. But while the idea of revisiting Cory Mathews (Ben Savage) and Topanga Lawrence (Danielle Fishel) is millennial catnip, when was the last time any of us actually watched Boy Meets World?
Yes, we have fond memories of celery and undapants, but can we definitively say the show is everything our collective nostalgia hyped it up to be? Does the wholesome sitcom really deserve a large-scale reboot or does its pilot play as painfully dated 21 years later?
Girl Meets World's Ben Savage: "We're telling a new story"
Armed with the original Boy Meets World pilot, which premiered Sept. 24, 1993, on ABC, Joyce Eng and Sadie Gennis decided to find out.
The highly anticipated Boy Meets World spin-off will finally hit the air this summer: Girl Meets World will premiere Friday, June 27 at 9:45/8:45c on Disney Channel following the premiere of the network's original movie Zapped, starring Zendaya.
More Boy Meets World alums are stopping by Disney Channel's upcoming series Girl Meets World.
Rider Strong, who portrayed Cory's best friend Shawn, and Betsy Randle and William Russ, who played Cory's parents, will reprise their roles on the spin-off.
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It was one of the most definitive sitcoms of the '90s, and now a new generation can be introduced to Boy Meets World when The Complete Collection arrives on DVD on Nov. 5. Relive all seven seasons with Cory (Ben Savage), Topanga (Danielle Fishel) and Shawn (Rider Strong) as they navigate the highs and lows of adolescence.
The box set will also feature two brand new featurettes including "Boy Meets World: Back to the Beginning" where the cast and creators discuss...
Boy Meets World actor Rider Strong is officially off the market.
Strong, 33, wed girlfriend Alexandra Barreto on Sunday afternoon, People reports. The couple tied the knot at a summer camp in Oregon with a weekend of camp-themed competitions including a ropes course and a talent show.