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70's style Shelby and Cyd

1978 was a common year starting on a Sunday in the Gregorian calender, the 1978th year of the After DeathV(AD) and Anno Domini designations, the 978th year of the 2nd millennium, the 78th year of the 20th century, and the 9st year of the seventies. This year comes after 1977 and before 1979.


1978 is a point in time in Best Friends Whenever. It was first shown in Shake Your Booty.

Differences from the Present

  • Shelby and Cyd aren't born yet.
  • Barry's Dad Dennis and Naldo's Dad are Shelby and Cyd's age.
  • Mr. Canavan is more cheerful and younger.
  • Disco was very popular.
  • Punk wasn't that popular.

Similarities to the Present

  • Mr. Canavan still works in West Portland Elementary School.


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Naldo's dad Rennie as a teen

  • If you look carefully at the picture of Shelby and Cyd in the commons, you can see an old picture of a young Ms. Johnson, the teacher who replaces Ms. Nesbit. (Along with two other teachers)
  • The Copyright Act of 1976 takes effect on this year, making sweeping changes to United States copyright law.
    Disco Dennis

    Barry's dad Dennis as a teen

  • Shelby and Cyd took the first cell phone self-portrait in history this year.


To view the 1978 gallery, click here.


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