It's been 13 years since Hannah Montana premiered on the Disney Channel, catapulting Miley Cyrus into the public consciousness and jumpstarting her music career. To mark the anniversary, Cyrus posted a photo of herself on Twitter leaving Nashville to go film the pilot episode, titled "Lilly, Do You Want to Know a Secret?"
It’s the 13th anniversary of the first HM episode to air https://t.co/81hAQOiEvX— Miley Ray Cyrus (@Miley Ray Cyrus) 1553452275.0
The show, which followed the dual life of Miley Stewart and her pop star alter-ego Hannah Montana, was a giant hit for the Disney Channel and proved to be instrumental in turning Cyrus into the worldwide phenomenon she is today.
Hannah Montana was part of our Childhood, that nobody can deny, the laughter, the tears, the stage, the music, the… https://t.co/TcN9ZeCqJj— Miley Cyrus (@Miley Cyrus) 1553477794.0
Dang Flabbit! Happy Anniversary #HannahMontana! 13 years ago today we released the pilot! @MileyCyrus @EmilyOsment… https://t.co/IFIP9bb5bB— Billy Ray Cyrus (@Billy Ray Cyrus) 1553439600.0
Fans indulged themselves with a bit of nostalgia in honor of the anniversary!
@MileyCyrus Hannah Montana was basically my childhood https://t.co/NqLOsNYoVa— 🤓 Emily 🤓 (@🤓 Emily 🤓) 1553452599.0
@MileyCyrus HISTORY 💅🏼 https://t.co/23AFxDRcIJ— Nach 💔 (@Nach 💔) 1553452510.0
Many Twitter users couldn't help but feel a bit old after hearing how long it'd been since the show premiered.
@MileyCyrus me right now realizing it's already been 13 years https://t.co/SZMdBvTR32— ᅝ (@ᅝ) 1553452527.0
The "Ooh, TSS" was always iconic in Hannah Montana and MORE when Miley and Lilly did. #13YearsOfHannahMontana https://t.co/pd6awG2Rcm— Miley Cyrus (@Miley Cyrus) 1553466659.0
Not only was the TV show a success, but Hannah Montana's first three CD's hit #1 on the Billboard hot 100, making Miley Cyrus the youngest ever artist to have a #1 hit song.
@MileyCyrus Yaaaassss https://t.co/avsD4IGrTg— The 5ft3 Smiler (@The 5ft3 Smiler) 1553452390.0
@MileyCyrus crying. my literal childhood.— lu ☁️ (@lu ☁️) 1553452360.0
Many wanted to see Hannah Montana find a new home on Netflix, which seems unlikely considering the upcoming release of the Disney streaming site.
Petition to get Hannah Montana on Netflix?? https://t.co/xAQyQhDnAc— Darian (@Darian) 1553454361.0
petition for all seasons of hannah montana to be added to netflix!!!!!!— brittany (@brittany) 1553474763.0
Fans took this opportunity to look back at some of their favorite moments surrounding the show...
13 years of hannah montana....."Chloe Stewart" was the original name for "Miley Stewart"! https://t.co/kujrAb3u9s— Róisín 🥀 (@Róisín 🥀) 1553440336.0
Hannah Montana grossed around $1 BILLION and sold 20 MILLION soundtracks around the world. https://t.co/lPOFLmxupa— Miley Cyrus Charts 💔 (@Miley Cyrus Charts 💔) 1553433489.0
hannah montana will forever hold a special place in my heart. she was my childhood and i wouldn’t be the person i a… https://t.co/7wgENgOhpj— aiden is seeing miley & billie (@aiden is seeing miley & billie) 1553413006.0
I’d pay an unreal amount of money to see Miley Cyrus put on the Hannah Montana wig and go on tour again— Rylee (@Rylee) 1553550178.0
Does anyone else feel like it's time for a revival?
@MileyCyrus Please can you just do Best of Both World's for one last time 🙏🏼— T L M🍕 (@T L M🍕) 1553452567.0
@MileyCyrus Ugh we growing so fast https://t.co/xUhegn8prY— hinal🐝 (@hinal🐝) 1553452486.0
Congrats on the anniversary, Miley. The perfect way to celebrate would probably be to get the old gang back together and, oh, I don't know, film a new episode?
@MileyCyrus MAKE A REUNION EPISODE PLEASE— mikal (@mikal) 1553452537.0