16 Early 2000s Tech References in PEN15 That Will Fill You With So Much Nostalgia
If you're a late '80s baby that went to middle school in the early 2000s, you need to watch PEN15 right now. The Hulu original show follows best friends Maya and Anna as they start seventh grade in the year 2000. And the two, who are actually played by actresses in their 30s, do so many things that will make you both laugh and cry with nostalgia. From choosing the perfect AIM screen name to talking on their clear landline phones to passing notes in class, PEN15 perfectly captures what technology was like for kids in the early 2000s. Keep reading for 16 hilarious tech references in the show that you'll definitely relate to, but be prepared to miss the good old days (everything was better when TRL was still a thing).