Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Shego, The Pink Power Ranger, And 22 More TV And Movie Characters Who Were Millennials' First Crushes

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Earlier this week, Reddit user u/END0WEDx asked this very ~important~ question: "'90s babies, who was your first television crush?"

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Well, the thread quickly went viral as millennials shared the various celebs and TV and movie characters they crushed on as kids. Here are some of the top-voted and best comments:

1."Kimberly, the Pink Ranger. She can still get it, wherever she is."

—END0WEDx

2."Devon Sawa in Casper."

—ramblinator

3."Christina Ricci in the movie Casper."

—XXpuddinXX

4."Topanga (from Boy Meets World)"

<div><p>"Topanga literally pins Cory against a locker and kisses him. Usually in these shows the kid's first kiss is some awkward peck. She looked like she rocked his middle school world though. That move did something to me."—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/esoteric_enigma/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:esoteric_enigma;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">esoteric_enigma</a></p><p>"Literally said her name out loud as I read the topic."</p><p>—<a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/puremensan/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:puremensan;elm:context_link;itc:0;sec:content-canvas" class="link ">puremensan</a></p></div><span> Abc Photo Archives / Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images</span>

5."Rider Strong, aka Shawn Hunter from Boy Meets World."

—MsTommyGunn

6."April O'Neil from TMNT."

—N_Tracer

7."BRENDAN FRASER!"

—purplehairedcatdaddy

8."Kelly Kapowski (from Saved by the Bell)"

—RuggazZXT

9."Saved by the Bell's Zack Morris was it for me!"

—pillmayken

10."Xena had me 😳."

—MinglinSingle

11."Meg from Hercules was my first crush as a kid that I can remember, LMAO."

—iGrimFate

12."Buffy the Vampire Slayer… Sarah Michelle Gellar. Oh lawd, 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼."

—END0WEDx

13."It was Spike on Buffy for me. Can't imagine my mum was thrilled when her 8-year-old daughter declared she was going to marry a vampire played by a bloke in his 30s."

—babycallmemabel

14."Steve from Blue’s Clues, LOL."

—fr0gb0g'OMG! I'm not a '90s baby, but I had '90s babies. I spent so much time deprived of adult interaction that I used to have erotic dreams about Steve. 'Oh. I'm so glad you're here. Blue and I are playing Hide and Seek, I could really use your help. Will you help me? You will? Oh good. Let me know if you see Blue.' Yeah I see Blue, Steve.

15."Miss Frizzle from The Magic School Bus. Don’t ask."

—Leeser

16."Denise Richards from Starship Troopers."

—sornia760

17."Jeremy Sumpter in Peter Pan."

—Obvious-Olive8241

18."Shego from Kim Possible for sure."

—Whatupitsv

19."Halle Berry from the 1994 Flintstones movie. Oh. My. God. I was obsessed."

—ImLikeLicorice
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20."Jonathan Frakes. That beard fetish has followed me around for the last 25 years."

—Cutegun

21."Joseph Gordon-Levitt when he was on 3rd Rock from the Sun."

—ih_Klek_tik_4969

22."Jennifer Love Hewitt"

—Briguy1994

23."Leo DiCaprio"

—Secure_Sprinkles4483

24."Lola Bunny from Space Jam, and I'm not a furry."

—tsoro

And lastly...

25."JTT 🥵😝"

—Squelseaa

You can read the full thread of responses on Reddit.

Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.