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The baby-sitters are all grown up!

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 20 years since The Baby-Sitters Club hit theaters in 1995. Based on the beloved novel series of the same name, the film revolves around a group of 13-year-olds from the fictional town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut, who form a baby-sitters club and end up hosting a kid’s summer camp.

Complete with cute boys, seven best friends and endless hijinks, The Baby-Sitters Club became a cult classic for a generation of kids growing up in the 90’s. Despite its cheesy lines (the word “dweeb” gets thrown around) and even cheesier set-ups (when do you ever get to baby-sit a hot older guy?), the movie was a staple VHS for sleepovers and spawned countless faux baby-sitter clubs across America.

While the film eventually became a hit (and launched the career of Rachael Leigh Cook), it wasn’t quite as prolific as the book series. The Baby-Sitters Club novels, originally written by Ann M. Martin, sold an amazing 176 million copies and contained 213 novels.

Check out the clip for a fun blast from the past.