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.
02:18 Report: Royals, Cubs close to trading Wade Davis for Jorge Soler10
03:56 Jets bench Ryan Fitzpatrick for Bryce Petty as they struggle against Colts14
03:32 The Walking Dead Sets the Stage For a Midseason War in Yet Another Unnecessarily Long Episode11
06:02 Indianapolis Colts' Andrew Luck, Clayton Geathers still dealing with concussions16