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Things We Saw Today: Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club Has Its First Adorable, Nostalgia-Packed Trailer

"It's iconic."

Still from the Baby-Sitters Club on Netflix.

The first full trailer for Netflix’s Baby-Sitters Club adaptation is finally here and the series looks totally delightful. The trailer is a straightforward introduction to the characters and basic plot and it’s very clear that the show is geared towards a young audience, just like the books. Yet at the same time, the trailer offers up a heavy dose of nostalgia for those of us who see this as a revisiting of old friends.

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The series looks to strike a pretty timeless tone. Thanks to the comeback of 90s staples like overalls and the ability to purchase funky light-up landline phones off of Etsy, much of the trailer could easily pass for the original era. The casting of Alicia Silverstone as club founder Kristy’s mom also feels like a major 90s nod, while the majorly diversified cast is a wonderful and definitely necessary modern update.

The Baby-Sitters Club hits Netflix July 3rd. What do you all think of the trailer? Let us know in the comments!

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Vivian Kane
Vivian Kane (she/her) is the Senior News Editor at The Mary Sue, where she's been writing about politics and entertainment (and all the ways in which the two overlap) since the dark days of late 2016. Born in San Francisco and radicalized in Los Angeles, she now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she gets to put her MFA to use covering the local theatre scene. She is the co-owner of The Pitch, Kansas City’s alt news and culture magazine, alongside her husband, Brock Wilbur, with whom she also shares many cats.

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