Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Deciphering the Aunt Viv Timeline

  1. 1.
    September 10, 1990: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air premieres on NBC
    Janet Hubert plays Aunt Vivian!
  2. 2.
    Will + Aunt Viv got along in the first couple seasons ✌🏼️
  3. 3.
    & Aunt Vivian's fashion sense was en fleeque.
    Her sophisticated, HBIC wardrobe was always equal parts Star Trek couture meets Tom Ford foolery on dat jewelry.
  4. 4.
    1991: Fresh Prince hits its stride.
    Everyone looks good in this fam photo, even lil' Carlton.
  5. 5.
    1992: Ratings 💯, $$$ 🤑, egos are high
  6. 6.
    1993: Who Dis?! Where's the real Aunt Viv?
    😒😒😒😒 did NBC just pretend like we didn't notice? They didn't even try to get a look-alike.
  7. 7.
    The first Aunt Viv would not wear this.
    Sorry Daphne Reid, I was trying to get used to you, but this whole fashion get up or replacement get up for that matter 😫
  8. 8.
    22 years later...still kinda mad.
    Vibe explains the first Aunt Vivian butted heads w/ Will & Alfonso. 😑 so they 🔥 her.
  9. 9.
    2000s/2010s: everyone's still watching reruns & new viewers are googling what happened to the old Aunt Vivian.