cartoons go to college

rugrats grew up…and turned into hipsters.

by liza darwin

Get ready to feel old. It's been 22 years since Rugrats first premiered, 17 years since Hey Arnold!, and 16 years since Pepper Ann. 

In other words, all of our favorite cartoon characters are now grown up…and is it just us, or have they turned into hipsters?!

Artist Celeste Pille has taken some our childhood TV BFFs (think Tommy Pickles, Chuckie, Angelica and more) and sketched their college-age incarnations on her blog. And even better, they're actually pretty accurate. Want proof? Just look at Tommy, above. Considering he was just a little baby in Rugrats, it makes total sense that he's now a full-fledged, Brooklyn-living twenty-something (at least that's what we'd like to think).