The Wonder Years gang is back together, y'all!
For the first time in 16 years, Fred Savage (Kevin Arnold), Danica McKellar (Winnie Cooper), Jason Hervey (Kevin's brother Wayne Arnold), Olivia D'Obo (the boys' sister), Alley Mills (their mom), Dan Lauria (their dad) and Josh Saviano (Kevin's best friend Paul) were back together, appearing Tuesday on Good Morning America.
Savage, who has gone on to enjoy a successful career as a director and producer, Instagrammed a selfie of the reunited crew, writing simply, "I get by with a little help from these guys."
On GMA, he reminisced about his time on the series, which aired from 1988 to 1993. "We were so little and so young, and it was such a big part of our life—it was half our life at that time."
The former child star, 38, and McKellar, 39, actually had their first kiss—both onscreen and in real life—with each other on the show! "The one good thing about getting your first kiss on camera is that you know it's gonna happen," joked McKellar, who went on to study math at UCLA, co-author a groundbreaking research paper, write best-selling books, and more recently, compete on Dancing With the Stars.
"It was terrifying," Savage admitted of their inaugural smooch. "We were both really scared and nervous and didn't know what was going to happen or if we were going to do it right."
Of course, they nailed it—and both have enjoyed continued success in their personal and private lives following the show. Other Wonder Years alums have found success in the entertainment industry, too: Hervey (Kevin's older brother) has worked as a reality TV producer, and Saviano (Kevin's best friend Paul) is an accomplished attorney—and no, he's not secretly Marilyn Manson! "I think it really was the very first Internet rumor," said the actor-turned-attorney in reference to the urban legend "that just doesn't die" claiming Paul from the show grew up to be Manson.
Lauria, the show's patriarch, is proud of the cast's accomplishments. "You hear all this crap about kids from TV shows having terrible lives, but look at The Wonder Years," he said on GMA. "They all did great."
Take note, child stars of today! And if you're feeling particularly nostalgic for the Wonder Years, you're in luck! Twenty years after the series finale aired, it's now available on DVD (and even comes in its own locker packaging)! Yahoo TV posted the series' trailer, and it certainly had us reaching for the tissues!