When the show premiered in 2002, we got to know Ryan Seacrest, and of course very briefly Brian Dunkleman. Randy Jackson became our dawg, and Paula Abdul made us feel like things were going to be okay every time Simon Cowell was on one and scared the bleep out of us.
In case you want to reminisce with us but missed the finale that lasted more than two hours, we've got the highlights from the show below.
20:21 Guardiola calls for consistent De Bruyne after Madrid masterclass16
15:34 'American Idol': Lionel Richie, Charlie Puth in talks to join judges panel11
14:09 Orioles' Zach Britton sets AL record by converting 55th consecutive save chance18
14:02 Derrick Rose meeting with Cleveland Cavaliers17