Hello, return of the preteen idols! Remember Blossom star Mayim Bialik? In case you haven't been keeping tabs on her recurring role on The Secret Life of the American Teenager (or her bad taste on What Not to Wear), the actress is signing on for a stint on The Big Bang Theory as a love interest for geeky guy Sheldon. But she's not the only early '90s star with a gig: Bialik's former costar Joey "Whoa" Lawrence has a series on the horizon alongside Clarissa of Clarissa Explains It All, Melissa Joan Hart. Titled Melissa & Joey (inventive title), the show has just been announced as part of ABC Family's Summer lineup.
While these roles don't exactly sound like a huge career boost, the news does have me thinking of the many child stars I'd like to come back big, and I'm definitely throwing Rider Strong on my list. Which former child stars would you like to see?